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northbound in conshohocken. we're tracking road conditions this morning and the slick commute to watch out for. still digging out. the blizzard cleanup is far from over while some streets are still covered in snow. we'll take you county by county to show you some of the worst spots. >> more melting, that's what we can expect with highs in the 40s today. we're also tracking chances of some rain in parts of our area later today. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm lauren mayk. >> and i'm tracy davidson. 5:00 a.m., 24 degrees in philadelphia. the blizzard cleanup continues this morning across our entire area. all philadelphia public and parochial schools are closed today, they're just some of the hundreds of schools impacted. closings and delays are scrolling at the bottom of your screen, also on our nbc app. now we go to meteorologist bill henley in the weather center. >> some areas seeing dampness on the road will refreeze.
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not everybody has temperatures below freezing. but in philadelphia, view from center city, looking past the art museum, it is in the 20s to start with. refreezing has occurred from trenton through northeast philadelphia into wilmington. but it's above freezing in dover and millville and look at that, 40 degrees right now in atlantic city. we do have wet weather we're watching. these showers, an icy mix in central pennsylvania, those will be arriving this afternoon. by then, temperatures will be warmer. a pretty quick warmup. clear to start with by 7:00. by 10:00, scattered clouds. look at the temperatures. into the low 40s at 1:00 this afternoon. that's when skies turn cloudy. we'll be watching out for showers later on today. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. >> that's right, bill. we're on the schuylkill expressway right now, right around montgomery drive where things are looking okay. over into the shoulders, it's a little bit of a shiny area which
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could potentially be slippery. it's the off ramps and secondary roads you want to watch out for. eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway, still a 12-minute trip. no real problems there. you can see route 202 having no problem either. we're in the green. 11 minutes northbound from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway or southbound, pretty much doing the same. i checked in with the area bridges, no scheduled openings at least for right now for the burlington bristol or the tacony palmyra. no problems on the ben or walt either. here's some quick and important blizzard information as you join us this morning. there will be trash and recycling collection today in philadelphia. if you park at meters or kiosks in the city, that is still free. we checked the philadelphia international airport within the last half hour and found all 1 o schedule this morning. some arriving flights are either canceled or delayed. septa buses, entrances and trolleys are running today. there's no regional rail service
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between malvern and thorndale due to switch problems. there's no rail service from bryn mawr to norristown. 5:03. right now, icy roads will be the biggest problem facing commuters in our area. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in stormforce 10 in conshohocken keeping an eye on the dangerous spots. tell us what it's like out there. >> tracy, most of the major roads are not too bad except for the overpasses where you can get icy spots. let's show you where we are right now. we're in conshohocken. we're trying to go through some of the side streets to give you a better look and where some of the icy conditions are. this is where you'll find them, the snow banks you see out here, people shoveling their cars out, driveways out. this is where we got a little bit of that melting yesterday and some of that has washed into the streets a refroze overnight. this is really the issue we've seen on. this particular road we've not really seen too much in the way of icy conditions. just a little bit off to the side and mostly by the corners.
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for the most part, this is really not that bad. of course, there are many other areas of the delaware valley that are seeing much worse conditions. we're about to turn on to caldwell lane, sand wood and caldwell. mostly dry, very treated surface here. again, some spots you really have to watch out for that black ice, especially on the sidewalks and driveways as you head out the door this morning. be careful, because the temperatures are low enough for that snow that melted yesterday, the little bit has refrozen. we'll keep going, try to find some harder hit areas we see more of that black ice. for now, live in conshohocken, stormforce 10, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. all right, matt, thanks for keeping an out for for us. overnight we did find lots of snow covered streets. check out this one. this is on west abbottsford avenue. check out the conditions in philadelphia's kensington neighborhood. the streets are still covered in
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snow. you can see the cars are stuck, can't go anywhere. >> it will be another busy day as crews and neighbors work hard to clear the snow. people living on side streets will be the last to be plowed in the city of philadelphia. then there are people like miguel perez who spent half the day lending a hand. >> i helped neighbors clean the sidewalk and throw salt over here. >> it takes time to clear 22 inches of snow. i feel like the city is doing what they can do. >> right now, the city is estimating that all the streets will be cleared by tomorrow night. happening today, it is going to be a full day of touring the jersey shore for u.s. senator corey booker. this morning, he'll get a firsthand look at damage done by the coastal flooding. he'll begin in west wildwood at 11:00 and head to seaç isle ci and atlantic city. nbc 10 was at the jersey shore yesterday where we found several damaged beach homes in long beach township, ocean county, the sea is lapping close to
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those houses. the nor'easter washed away protective dunes and property in an area devastated by hurricane sandy in 2012. the township is now trucking in sand to rebuild the barriers. >> we'll start with 600 truck loads we can probably use 600 truck loads every three days. >> we're one storm away from having another major disaster. >> now, in north wildwood, crews are trying to fix a breach in the dune system. take a look at this drone video. it gives you a bird's-eye view of the damaged area before and then after the storm. let's go to allentown. allentown wants cars off the streets so crews can plow the snows but where do you park? officials are making parking available at several schools and the mayor is asking businesses to allow people to park there temporarily.
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stormforce 10 with its four-wheel drive was able to get our cameras close to one backup in allentown. this white van got stuck in the middle of the intersection at 14th and chew. people living and working nearby helped. >> finally. >> how does it feel now that this guy is out of here? >> feels good to help somebody. >> allentown's mayor told us 14th and chew is a secondary intersection, one of the last to be plowed. 5:07. from our delaware bureau, plows are working overtime to clear snow covered street in wilmington. huge mounds of snow is lining side streets. people continue to dig out their cars, driveways and sidewalks. in haddon township, camden county. the streets appeared to be plowed but there was still a heavy layer of snow there.
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most drivers we saw were just taking their time. back to philadelphia. mountains of snow are unmoved in manayunk. nbc 10 on north fleming street this morning. one of many streets still clogged from the 22 umpl inche snow dumped this weekend. it's challenging and people there are losing their patience. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes after 5:00. the temperatures have been coming down overnight. much of the area is seeing refreezing. there are a lot of icy spots as you've heard this morning. but we're in for another round of melting. in fact, more melting than we saw yesterday. a couple things working in our favor. we'll see a little wind pick up. that's going to @yd thelting process and the temperatures wind up warmer this afternoon than yesterday. that being said, i am tracking showers due in this afternoon and this evening for parts of our area.
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this time around, there's a few rain drops falling from the sky. right now, allentown, refreezing this morning. 15 degrees right now. low 20s in northeast philadelphia while at the shore, it's much warmer morning. 40 degrees in atlantic city. that's 22 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. we'll see sunshine to begin with but we could see a few rain drops falling in the philadelphia area during the afternoon commute. this morning, scattered clouds, most of the thicker clouds are just moving through central pennsylvania and it's with those clouds that you see a wintry mix through central pennsylvania. but as they move into our area, the temperatures will be climbing. so rain showers for fleetwood, bethlehem and pennsburg. they'll be scattered and light this afternoon. late this afternoon we could see showers in new hope, abington and bordentown. ventnor city up to 46 degrees. rehoboth at 50 degrees and 43 this afternoon in smyrna.
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a pretty good warmup in philadelphia, in spite of the clouds coming in and a chance of late-day showers, 41 in wilmington, malvern up to 41 degrees this afternoon. and turning warmer over the weekend, this weekend, it's going to be dry. how about that? saturday 42 degrees. it's going to be cold in the morning but a good warmup saturday, even warmer sunday afternoon to 47 degrees. there's another round of wet weather on the way. i've got the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. it is 5:10 this morning. want to take a look at the roads as you head out. potentially icy roadways. >> we start on 95. jessica boyington is watching that. jessica? >> we are watching 95 right now. actually right around girard avenue. what you want to watch out for here are the off ramps. the majors are doing okay for the most part. we've seen slippery spots and accidents so far this morning. we're dry on 95. around girard avenue. you have to watch out for ongoing construction where 95
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northbound ramp to girard avenue is closed. and also a little further up on the southbound side of 95 around aramingo avenue. that off ramp is closed as well. area bridges okay, mass transit running on time for the most part. expect cancellations or possible delays from septa this morning. shot over a parking space. that's what police say happened after an argument over a parking space saver. we'll tell you where it happened and what led up to the gunfire. and storm aftermath. we weren't the only region to get buried under snow. we'll show you our regions dealing with major cleanup. if you have yet to see a snowplow, connect with us via twitter. our addresses are on the screenc
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5:14. this is a live look from stormforce 10 in norristown, montgomery county this morning. take a close look and be careful as you're heading out. there may be icy conditions on the roads. we're tracking the roads all morning long for you. we'll tell you about the dangerous areas. heavy snow collapses part oç an overhang at this grocery store in montgomery county. this happened in douglas township on root 100 on sunday night. officials roped off the airy to keep customers safe there. to let you know, this morning more than 300 area schools are closed or delayed
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today. half as many as yesterday. philadelphia public and parochial schools are close. there will be trash and recycling collection today. that's happening in philadelphia. if you park at meters 0 are kiosks in the city, you can still park for free. the city expects all streets to be passable by the end of the day tomorrow. new jersey transit and d.a.r.t. will run their regular schedules today. expect some delays and route closures on septa. departing flights at philadelphia international airport are on schedule. some arrivals are canceled or delayed. it's 5:15. 24 degrees in philadelphia. falls township police in bucks county are on the lookout for whoever stole a salt spreader. the commercial grade spreader was taken from the village of pembroke apartments in levittown sometime between sunday night and monday morning. people in washington are digging themselves out from under more than two feet of snow. cleaning up driveways and sidewalks is a day-long chore. plows are working nonstop. dump trucks are haulinged loos
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of snow to a stadium parking lot. federal offices will remain closed today. story is much the same in new york. you still can't get through many streets in the city. they got 27 inches, the second biggest blizzard ever for them. more people were out and about in midtown manhattan yesterday as businessed that closed during the storm began to re-open. some new yorkers are still watching their steps. >> i was supposed to go to work today. i couldn't go to work because i was afraid of falling. >> authorities are investigating if the deaths of two people found in their cars are related to the blizzard. meantime, new york's mayor is calling for all hands on deck to dig out from the historic snowfall. the city's willing to pay for the help as well. he's put out a call to hire workers to remove snow and ice from bus stops, crosswalks and fire hydrants. it's 5:16. a woman is recovering at a local hospital this morning after she jumped out of a moving car on the schuylkill expressway.
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skyforce 10 over the scene near grays ferry last night. she ended up in the eastbound lanes until an ambulance could get to the scene there. for more than an hour, the incident backed up traffic for miles. it's still not clear why she jumped. 5:17 now, to decision 2016. iowa voters considering a final pitch from the democrats running for president. less than a week from the caucuses. bernie sanders, hillary clinton and martin o'malley took questions during a cable tv town hall in des moines last night. clinton and sanders are running neck and neck in iowa. the moderator asked sanders how he would pay for progressive programs such as free college tuition? >> we will raise taxes, yes, we will, but alsoç let us be clea chris, because a little bit of this ingenuity out there, we may raise taxes but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for businesses.
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>> meantime, hillary clinton said a newspaper's criticism of the way she handled questions about her use of private e-mail server while secretary of state is fair. let's take a look at the roads this morning. you know, every time i saw something melting yesterday, i thought that's going to be ice in the morning. >> that's what you should be watching out for on your ride to work this morning. jessica boyington is watching 202. what are you seeing? >> good news right here. snow removal crews out the door on 202. so this is right around valley road. you can watch in both directions. see them over here, over into the shoulder trying to take the situations and make them safe are for drivers in the morning. crews go slow by that scene. again, that was route 202 around valley road. here's route h42 out in deptfor. you can see we still have clearly snow in the area that hasn't melted yet. watch some of the shoulder as well.
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headed northbound to philadelphia, no problems there yet. here's the blue route, looking great all in the green. 19 minutes if you're headed northbound, just a little bit up there. still okay and in the green from 95 to the schuylkill expressway. a 15-minute trip on the blue route headed southbound from the schuylkill to 95. back in the next ten minutes and check in with more of their majors for your morning drive. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 19 minutes after 5:00. 24 degrees here at nbc 10. and it is in the 20s in philadelphia. so there's been a lot of refreezing overnight. 25 degrees is a little bit warmer than yesterday. the trend over the next few days is for warmer temperatures. we will definitely see that this afternoon. right now, snow is on the ground. it will be melting this afternoon. it won't completely go away. we'll see enough of a warmup to see additional melting compared to yesterday. this morning, 19 degrees in doylestown. some cold spots in gloucester
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county. harrison township at 23 degrees but mullica hill is above freezing at 35. same story for turnersville and washington township, both above freezing. it's even warmer at the shore. the difference today, getting a southerly breeze that's helping with the warmup. that is going to be spreading across the area. everybody is going to be warming above freezing. just in time as these showers are crossing pennsylvania, they'll move in as rain drops during the afternoon. this morning, the first of the clouds come through likely dry, a slight chance of a late morning shower. by evening, we could see light rain in the philadelphia area and the delaware and south jersey, those showers moving through this evening. and midnight tonight, finally reaching pointsç along the coa in central and southern delaware. then tomorrow morning, we will be drying out. for today, warming up. clouds will be increasing. see sunshine this morning and the clouds take over this afternoon. that will give us a chance of afternoon showers into the evening hours. 40s today. a little bit warmer than
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yesterday. and the seven-day forecast, tomorrow we'll be drying out. 39 degrees the high temperature, not quite as cold in the morning. back above freezing for philadelphia. the cold mornings return for thursday. 40 the high on thursday and near 40 on friday. it's the weekend that we'll see a warmup after a cold morning saturday. upper 40s sunday and monday. >> thanks, bill. 5:21. new jersey governor chris christie is on defense today. >> i don't know what you expect me to do, do you want me to go down there with a mop? >> we'll tell you about the question that led to this answer from governor christie. plus, no other option. atlantic city officials are calling for an emergency meeting today to discuss bankruptcy. we'll tell you why the city's mayor says he is running out of choices. did you know there's a cough liquid
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afloat. even if city officials decide to declare bankruptcy, they still need approval. we look at business news. landon dowdy is here with details. good morning. >> hi there, tracy. president obama will propose expanding access to retirement accounts when he issue it's his budget next month. that the white house says could benefit more than 30 million people. the plan would require employers who endo the already offer 401(k)s to automatically enroll workers in an ira in exchange for a tax credit to offset the administrative costs. meanwhile on wall street, futures are lower this morning and stocks fell monday with the sell-off picking up into the close. the culprit, oil prices which dropped more than 5% to close near the $30 a barrel level. home prices and consumer confidence and earnings from 3m,
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dupont and apple. the dow jones fell to 15,885 and nasdaq fell to 4,518. >> thank you. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's 5:26. 24 degrees. we're back gnat cold soon this morning which means icy spots, refreezing overnight. we'll see sunshine, boathouse row to start with at least. then a chance of some showers this afternoon. this morning, jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center. we're watching voorhees, new jersey around rowt 73 at cooper road. no problems really there. you can see some snow still over into the shoulder. that's pretty much the story all across the board this morning. we have a problem in new jersey. i'll tell you where it is and what it is when i come back at 5:30. and good morning, i'm matt delucia live in norristown. icy streets and sidewalks as you
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this is nbc 10 news. right now on nbc 10 news today, tracking icy roads.
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stormforce 10 is monitoring potentially slick commute in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. >> and blizzard cleanup, we go from county to county in our region as many people still try to dig themselves out. we're all getting help from mother nature today cleaning up. this is 8th and market in center city. highs in the 40s means more snow melting and there's a chance of rain later today. 5:30 and 24 degrees in philadelphia. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm lauren mayk. more than 300 schools in our region are closed today, including philadelphia public schools and schools of the archdiocese. school closings and other delays are scrolling at the bottom of your screen. there will be trash and recycling collection in philadelphia. parking

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