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nbc 10 news starts now. jenkins three, right wing to win it. he made it! cats win it all! cats win it all! cats win it all! >> the wildcats wow the crowd in champions on a three-point buzzer-beater. >> can you blame them? students erupted in pure joy inside the pavilion here in delaware county after this three-pointer went in right at the buzzer.
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they couldn't contain their excitement, spilling out of the pavilion running into the street along lancaster avenue to celebrate. the winter-like weather won't chill the excitement at villanova. word to the wise, bundle up before you head out today. here's a live look. it's in the 30s right now. the wind makes it feel even colder. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm katy zachry. it is just after 6:00 a.m. on your tuesday, everyone waking up bleary eyed if you stayed up for villanova's huge win last night. >> folks may be going into work later. let's get a check with meteorologist bill henley. >> are you offering to write a note for people who were up late? >> sure. >> it is a cold start this morning. clouds are moving through. you may even see a flurry riding in on that wind which has brought the temperatures into the low 30s, just below freezing in northeast philadelphia with winds at 14 miles an hour, 10
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degrees colder than yesterday. this is what it feels like with the steady wind, 19 in allentown, pottstown is 18 degrees. 16 the wind chill in atlantic city. and 21 in northeast philadelphia. a blustery day ahead. the clouds will be thinning outç by 11:00 we're looking at mostly sunny skies. even though it will be warmer, it's not going to be a warm day. that steady wind will continue even at 2:00 when the temperatures are in the low 40s. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> we're watching the garden state parkway still for the second accident of the morning. this one's out in egg harbor township. on the parkway northbound around exit 36 at 322. no big delays behind that scene. we're approaching it, no gaper delay behind it, either. the left lane is blocked there. it may be something that affects your morning commute. route 202 looking fine in every direction. route 73. this is over in waterford township along white horse pike.
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if you take the p.a. turnpike, we're still in the green. westbound or eastbound, 22 minutes from route 1 to valley forge. rosemary? >> thanks for that, jessica. >> the three, right wing to win it. he made it! cats win it all! cats win it all! cats win it all! >> that was the call from villanova student radio. >> it is one for the history books for sure. all with a three-pointer right at the buzzer. the team hoisted up that trophy as blue confetti fell all around them. students were in the streets just after the game, jumping up and down, cheering, chanting. >> they could not contain their excitement. >> that's right. the excitement was contagious up and down the main line. skyforce 10 was over campus where students gathered around this bonfire burning in the quad. other than this, no major incidents to report, just pure
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joy and elation. we have team coverage this morning from the main line to houston. >> let's begin with nbc 10's lauren mayk who is live this morning for us in villanova, right on campus. lauren, you just got an update actually about classes for students today. tell us. >> [ no audio ] >> all right. we lost lauren's audio. we go now to matt delucia live in houston. we'll go back to lauren in just a moment. nbc 10's matt delucia has been in houston since before the weekend gearing up for saturday's game. saturday's win. of course last night's amazing victory. matt, you may have gotten -- i don't think you got any sleep. >> i'm being told to say you got a few hours. i don't think you got any sleep, right? >> i would say since we got here
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gotten maybe a total of six or seven hours of sleep. the excitement just keeps going on. maybe lauren is over there feeling some of that excitement right now. it's been a whirl wind for all of the fans, the play areas like here in houston as well. take a look at the team hotel. it is all decked out. it has been since they got here on wednesday afternoon. and it's starting to wind down a little bit. there was quite a party on the stadium grounds and then it moved here to the team hotel. this just has been an all-nighter here. there were about 3,000 people at the pregame party, plenty more at the game itself. it shows you the dedication of all those people who flew out to houston to watch this final four. after that close win, this is what it looked like. and i was right there in the crowd watching those final seconds. and this win brought out even more excitement than the win on
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saturday night. this one was a lot more of a nail-biter. the villanova crowd was there. they were intense and even some of the players couldn't believe what was happening. check out after the game, lines of people waiting to buy championship shirts and hats as students were clearly excited to head back to villanova with this win. and really, this is something that these guys have been looking forward to for quite some time. take a listen to some of the students and their reaction. >> 23 hours with my friends. for it to happen like that, with chris jenkins, the most clutch three in school history, i'm losing my mind. it's unbelievable. >> unbelievable. some of those who watched the 1985 championship game say this one was even more fun to watch. i've seen quite a few comments on social media calling this one of the greatest college basketball games they have ever seen. the team hotel still busy this morning. one final morning in houston.
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the wildcats head back to philadelphia later on today. live in houston, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> all right, matt, you were there for the game. walk us through sort of the emotion and sort of the evolution of people's emotions last night from halftime to the end of the game. what a roller coaster. >> yes, what a roller coaster. because on saturday you had a huge lead. they won by 44 points. this was very different. at halftime, they were losing by five points. a lot of people were even expecting north carolina to just open up that lead and expand it and knock villanova out. but you saw villanova fight back and in the second half, they had a ten-point lead. of course, thatç narrowed and even that game tied toward the end until that last-sec shot, that three-pointer. but what an ending to that gym and what a roller coaster of emotions, that crowd was crazy after that win.
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you could see it on tv. being there in person, i tell you, it was something else. >> nail biter for sure. matt delucia, live in houston. thanks, matt. >> we go to lauren mayk who is live on campus of villanova juf university. you have pretty good news. >> i hope you can hear me this time. this is very important for students and probably something they do want to hear and that is that classes are canceled today. villanova university will be closed. the law school will officially be closed. no classes today. that means that folks can, you know, sleep in a little bit and maybe wake up and re-celebrate again. the team is going to be coming back to campus today. we know they'll be coming back to philadelphia this afternoon, getting back here late this afternoon and the school is planning an event to celebrate with them. we get the details on that, we'll certainly bring it to you. live at villanova, lauren mayk,
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nbc 10 news. >> thanks for that, lauren. they'll be hitting their alarm clocks about 3:00 this afternoon, getting up for that celebration. >> just in time for the team to come back. >> this really was not just a win for villanova but the community. >> philadelphia has not seen a championship win like this in about eight years. we made it really easy for you to watch the best reactions from the game from houston to what it was like on campus to what it was like at local bars. we have it all. we have you covered. head to the nbc 10 app. you'll find videos plus pictures of the best moments from the entire ncaa tournament as well as a link to where you can get your nova national championship gear. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> nine minutes after 6:00. you'll need your winter gear this morning. it feels much cold than yesterday. we were in the 60s yesterday afternoon.
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we'll not see that again today. the wind is blowing cold air in. delaware county into parts of montgomery and bucks county, more light showers, flurries by the time they get to the ground. they will be blowing trhrough first thing this morning. allentown, quakertown, low 40s. gusty winds in doylestown, trenton and mount holly will ease a little bit later today. at the shore, low 40s forç cap may. it will feel like it's into the 30s with the wind. same story for vineland and dover. sunshine after some morning clouds for narberth, philadelphia and williamstown and even though it will warm into the 40s, it will feel like it's in the 30s consider afternoon thanks to that wind. it turns colder tomorrow. i've got the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten. bill, thank you. it is 6:10. i'm hurrying the morning. >> maybe i'm lacking some sleep after last night's big villanova
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win. jessica boyington is here now. >> jessica, you start us out on the schuylkill. what are you seeing? >> the schuylkill expressway is doing okay so far. this is the schuylkill around route 202. no problems in either direction, eastbound into center city. a 13-minute trip from the blue route to the vine street expressway. accident in montgomery county in springfield, just into our system on bethlehem pike and south paper mill road. more updates in the next ten. our big story of the day, of course, villanova winning the national championship. we'll have much more on that coming up for you. >> that's right. the other big headline this morning, the weather, nbc 10's pamela osborne is bundled up in south philly. hey, pamela. >> good morning, rosemary. for all of you who haven't left your house yet this morning, it's chilly. we're seeing a few snow flurries this morning. we'll have much more coming up on the other side of the break.
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t-i-a-a. welcome back. it is 6:15 on your tuesday morning. this morning, villanova is still on a game-winning high after winning the national championship in dramatic fashion. this is video of junior chris jenkins cutting down his piece of the net after the awesome win. jenkins had the game-winning three-point shot. and our local newspapers are marking villanova's place in sports history. >> here's the front page, a closer look at it of the "philadelphia daily news." it reads "we win." the back page boasts "thrillanova" with chris jenkins in the picture. the amtrak train derailment, crews are expected to beç
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interviewed later today about that deadly derailment that killed two co-workers this weekend. investigators are still trying to figure out why a backhoe was on the active tracks in chester on sunday. the engineer of the train applied the brakes five sections before the crash. the train was not speeding. partial win for bill cosby in his massachusetts defamation case. a judge decided to block discovery this that case involving cosby while his criminal case in montgomery county is decided. both cases involve women who have accused bill cosby of sexual misconduct. bill cosby denied the allegations. crank up that heat when you get in the car this morning. >> chilly is an understatement. with the wind, too, you'll need to bundle up extra. we want to check the roads with jessica boyington. you're looking at new jersey roads. >> yes, route 70, cherry hill, new jersey. it will be a cold start when you
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head out the door. you might want to start your car. that's the best advice i can give you for the next ten minutes or so before you get to your car. here's kings highway, no backups. the sun is starting to come up as well. maybe we'll fight sun glare later on in our kmut but for right now, we're doing okay. the garden state parkway, northbound around exit 36 at 322. the left lane is also blocked. here's 78 over in the lehigh valley. not a lot of volume out there yet. of course, it's early for that, especially around lehigh street right now. springfield, bethlehem pike and south paper mill road, we have an accident. the blue route, you'll also be okay. no big delays or backups yet. schuylkill to 95, all green there. more updates in the next ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill
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henley. >> 18 minutes after 6:00. the temperatures are coming down. cloudy skies, a little bit of a breeze blowing here at the nbc 10 studios. most of the area seeing pretty good wind. out of the north at 13 miles an hour at philadelphia international. 32 degrees. it feels colder than that with the wind. we're watching the sky. there are light snow showers, blowing through the area, riding in on those gusty winds that are stronger in pottstown. look at millville and dover. a 31 mile-an-hour wind gust. those snow showers are on the move, moving into gloucester county. they're skirting past philadelphia right now. those will be out of the picture for the rest of the day. we'll actually get some sunshine and a couple of dry days before that moves in and that is going to be our next round of wet until really a couple days from now. thursday. by tomorrow afternoon, rain showers in northern pennsylvania. there will be snow showers in canada. it will only shall rain for us as we head into thursday. it will come with some warmer
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weather but umbrellas will be going up during the day on thursday. today, the temperatures go up but only in the 40s. sunny skies, the breeze will keep it cold during the day today. colder tonight. the wind dies down. clear skies and dry air in place. we'll be in the 20s tomorrow morning. warming into the 50s for the aft afternoon. that warming trend continues. it gets colder as we go into the weekend, 52 on friday, chillier for saturday and sunday. look at this, 61 degrees for the phillies home opener. >> all right. we look forward to that. for the moment we have a blast of winter with us. >> you're not kidding. you will need the winter coat as well as your hat and gloves as you're heading to work or school. no one knows this better than nbc 10's pamela osborne who's live in south philadelphia. >> at some point this morning it was best to be warm than not have a hat on. the hair was blowing all around.
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here's the deal. you step outside. it is a bit of a shock to the system but when the win kicks in, that's when you really feel what's going on here. it is cold outside. the wind is sometimes pretty strong. we've seen seen some snowflakes on and off within the past ten minutes or so. it's kind of about that time where everyone is getting up, getting ready for work this morning. we've seen quite a few people bundled up as well as they make it through the city to get to where they have to go. again, if you packed away your winter gloves, your hat, your coat, you may want to break those back out. because, again today, it is chilly. it's just been a back and forth thing. we've had temperatures upwards in the 70s on friday. and now yet again, here we are cold. so just a heads up for you when you head out the door this morning. back to you guys. >> all right. pamela, thank you so much. 6:20 and 29 degrees in
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wilmington, delaware. remember the crying piccolo player from villanova? who can forget it? >> video of her went viral last year when nova was eliminated from the ncaa tournament. she made her triumphant return to the internet last night, alongside michael jordan? we'll explain, coming up at 6:45. sesame street live let's dance it's sesame street live like you've never experienced it before leeeeeeet's dance! sesame street live let's dance playing liacouras center april 14th through 17th tickets on sale now!
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6:24 on this tuesday. now to our decision 2016 coverage. tomorrow, both democratic candidates will be campaigning in philadelphia. >> hillary clinton will address the pennsylvania afl/cio convention, then head to pittsburgh in the evening. bernie sanders is holding a rally scheduled for tomorrow night at temple university. today is the wisconsin primary. republican front-runner donald trump is trailing ted cruz in the polls in that state. but trump is predicting a victory there. yesterday, cruz called on rival
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nbc 10 news starts now. jenkins three, right wing to win it. he made it! cats win it all! cats win it all! >> hoopla in houston. the wildcats win it all, as you heard, with a dramatic buzzer-beatering three-point shot. >> celebrations went late into the night, clouds stormed the streets and students even set
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bonfires in celebration of the national title. good news for students today, no classes. and the other big story this morning, it is freezing outside. literally. it might be spring but it sure feels like winter right now. there's a live look at center city philadelphia atop the aramark building. those flags are whipping in the wind. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm rosemary connors. we just got a delivery in to nbc 10. this is some of the championship gear that dick's sporting goods will be selling today, probably selling out of today. >> definitely selling out of, for sure. let's get to the weather. that's the other big story. if we didn't have the villanova championship, we'd probably be focusing on your frigid forecast. >> it's cold outside. we're tracking some snow showers, light snow falling at philadelphia international as the nbc 10 camera at the airport. cold enough for snow. 32 degrees with winds making it feel even colder.
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those winds are blowing the snow showers from philadelphia into south jersey, salem, gloucester county seeing light snow showers. really on the verge of flurries in philadelphia. and into lower montgomery and bucks county, warrenton seeing light snow showers. the showers will be out of here. the temperatures they just dropped to 31 degrees. 20s for doylestown, pottstown and trenton and 20s in roxborough and south philadelphia. we'll see the skies clear out. after clouds this morning, sunshine takes over at 11:00. don't expect a huge warmup. we'll be in the 40s at 2:00 this kblaf no afternoon and a steady wind at 16 miles an hour. jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. >> we're watching out in montgomery, a disabled vehicle that's just been reported on bethlehem pike and dekalb pike. not a huge backup or problem right now. definitely something you want to use caution when you travel by.
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here's the vine street expressway. we're back with that construction that closes it until 5:00 in the morning. of course we're a few hours after that. this is the vine around 24th street. we are open and back in business. all traffic moving along nicely. westbound lanes in here towards the schuylkill or eastbound towards 95. you'll have no problem getting to either connection there. out in egg harbor township, there's still an accident scene on the parkway northbound around exit 36 at 322 with the left lane blocked.ç i'll have more updates when i'm back in the next ten. you got the game-winning shot on the left, the reaction from inside the pavilion at villanova on the right. incredible. >> incredible as you can see from the shot on the right, complete panned moanium erupted inside the pavilion which was packed to the gills with students. we have live team coverage for you this morning. nbc 10's matt delucia is live
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for us in houston where you have been the last few days. pamela osborne is in south philadelphia. let's begin with nbc 10's lauren mayk, live on villanova university campus with some good news for students, lauren. >> reporter: yes, if you know anyone who is a student at villanova who is maybe partying late last night, send them a text, let them know classes are canceled here today. no classes at villanova university, no classes at the law school today. it's a give to the students who are celebrating a huge win overnight. and you know, i can tell you, though, one thing that is on tap for today in addition to celebrating, that is the cleanup. we saw street sweepers out here trying to get rid of some of that trash and glass that was left on the roads after all of that celebration. take a look at what they are cleaning up after, hundreds of people spilling out on to the streets to celebrate. this celebration lasted for several hours last night. partying into the early morning.
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>> it was so fun! so incredibly awesome. it was my first year at villanova. it couldn't have ended in a better way, with a win. >> and we do have some information about some arrests that happened last night, some details about that. we know there was a dui. someone arrested for assaulting a police horse, vandalizing a fire truck and also public drunkenness, somebody trying to get a street sign out of the ground. and i can tell you, that now that daylight is here and they'll be cleaning up this trash, they'll be doing damage assessments today. live at villanova, lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> lauren, thanks so much. we've shown you a lot of fan reaction so far this morning. >> now take a look at reaction from head coach jay wright. reserved to say the least. you can see the fans behind him go crazy when chris jenkins hits the game-winning shot, virtually
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no reaction from coach wright. calm under pressure, all pressure. eventually the other coaches embrace him, thrilled by the history-making çmoment. our team coverage continues now from houston. >> that's right. matt delucia is joining us live now outside the players' hotel. you saw this all happen from inside the stadium last night. explain to us what it was like. i know you talked about it being a roller coaster. >> it was a roller coaster of emotions. you just saw that there, katy and rosemary, the image of head coach jay wright and the very little reaction he had. the rest of the stadium was going crazy, especially with the fireworks and confetti that was falling down. it was quite something to see his reaction, that smirk there. that was pretty much it. everyone else was jumping out of their seats. let me show you the team hotel right behind me, the team came back a few hours ago. but this place was quite busy a little bit earlier. and the catch phrase earlier on
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in the tournament was party like it's 1985. well, now they can party like it's 2016. 31 years of waiting led to this. i was there in the crowd watching those final seconds and this win brought out a whole lot of excitement. everyone thought this would probably go into overtime in those last few seconds. the team kept on playing and shocked the north carolina crowd and put this game away at the final second, literally. after the game i walked around the concourse saw long lines of fans waiting to get championship shirts and hats. those who were at the game were quite ek stacstatecstatic. >> i'm a freshman. it can only go up from here. >> i wanted to throw up. i cannot believe it. this is the best day of my life. >> nothing like it. nothing like it. >> nothing like this. >> unforgettable!
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>> this is the best day of my entire life. >> and here's some interesting facts from the game. the largest lead was by villanova, they had the lead ben ten points in the second half. the lead changed nine times. you talk about a roller coaster there, nine times you had that back and forth going on there. that was something. at tendance at the nrg stadium, 74, wi 74,340. quite an event here last night. perhaps it was the best day for the team as well. ryan arcidiaconarcidiacono, nam outstanding player. hopefully the team is getting rest here at the hotel but weç can't understand if they have quite a sleepless night as they get ready to head back to philadelphia later on today. live with the team in houston,
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matt delucia. >> we know you were in the team's locker room after the game. a few questions. what was the mood like there? i'm curious to know if you saw coach jay wright in the locker room after and if he actually showed more emotion. >> i'll answer the second question first. i did not see jay wright. he had a press conference in another room. he was behind the locker room. i did not get to see him. i was in the player area. when i was there with the players, i could see the big slogan during this whole thing was that the team was humble and hungry. and you can really see that humbleness about them and they were just sitting there answering questions. you saw chris jenkins clutching the championship trophy and just sitting there. it really hadn't sunk in yet, it seemed. you know, you would hope as they get back to philadelphia, they get back to campus, that excitement is really going to build and right now it's just surreal for them.
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and very exciting for them and the fans who were there to witness it in person. >> matt, thanks so much. it will become very real for them very quickly when they get off the plane later today and make their way back to campus. matt delucia live in houston, thank you. we've made it easy for you to watch the best reaction from last night's game. >> from houston to what it was like on campus to what it was like in local bars, we have it all. head to the nbc 10 app. you'll find videos plus photos of the best moments from the entire ncaa tournament. also in our app, there's a link to tell you where you can get your nova national championship gear. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. 6:39 and it is cold outside. feels like winter, even looks it a little bit. attracting very light snow showers in the area. gusty winds blowing the snow showers through the airy and giving unwind chills in the teens and the 20s. it is going to warm up into the 40s during the day today.
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another cold night tonight. fortunately the wind will be dying down. heading out right now, light snow at philadelphia international, 31 degrees, cloudy in reading and cape may is mostly cloudy at 30 degrees. we've been seeing a few snowflakes. you can see them blowing past the comcast center. this is a view from the mellon bank building. clouds thin out later this morning. we'll get sunshine and by then, all of this will be gone. very light, barely reaching the ground. you'll see snow flurries in delaware county through philadelphia into lower montgomery and bucks county and into new jersey, blowing through on those gusty winds that will continue into the afternoon hours.ç temperatures cold enough for snow, certainly, 20s for north and west, pottstown, doylestown, trenton at 28. 28 in wrightstown. just below freezing in wilmington. the lehigh county area, 26 in in briningsville and 29 in allentown.
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a minimal warmup, 40s this afternoon. the wind will be steady. feels like 30s for allentown, reading and quakertown, stronger in doylestown, trenton and mount holly. we'll see sunshine after clouds this morning in cape may. vineland and dover, middle 40s today. while it was in the 60s yesterday. that steady woil will make it feel like it's in the 30s even this afternoon. there's a warmup ahead. i'll show you when that arrives in the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. >> looking forward to that. 6:41 on this tuesday. at this hour, traffic starts to build. >> especially along 95 as you make your way towards center city philadelphia. what are you seeing there, jess? >> 95 is usually the first pager to start to see jams in our cameras here. this is girard avenue. we do have this southbound drive time right in here towards center city. 24 minutes right now from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. speeds starting to drop into the 30s. it's definitely a slow go through the work zones there.
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also watching an accident in montgomery county and hatfield township in bethlehem pike and unionville pike. on the schuylkill expressway, starting to see slowdowns. nothing major, just typical volume. at the most it will take you 19 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway with speeds into the 40s. mass transit also running on time or close to schedule for the most part this morning. rosemary? >> dropped below freezing just outside the nbc 10 studios. >> it is a cold morning for sure. >> it is. 30 degrees. our team coverage of villanova's national victory continues. >> nbc 10's pamela osborne is live in south philadelphia this morning. hi, pam. >> good morning, katie, rosemary. we've been talking to folks down here at melrose diner. all they're talking about this morning, that villanova win. we'll have much more on that and where you can get your hands on some merchandise, coming up.
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we played hard. this team gave it all we had. today we were just lucky to hit that. >> couldn't be happier to see them fulfill their dreams. that's what it's all about for a coach, to see their eyes, to see their satisfaction, their enjoyment. there's no better feeling in the world for a coach or a parent. >> you just heard from the players and their coach jay wright talk about last night's buzzer-beating win. it was really awesome. the crowd went wild. it's the team's first national title since 1985. >> it's nice we can now say since 2016. >> absolutely. >> if you thought villanova's last-second victory was exciting on television, imagine being there in person.
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>> take a look. nbc 10's own keith jones is a villanova graduate and the former manager of the basketball team. he may even be the team's number one fan. as you can see, he captured the dramatic moment on his cell phone. he was lucky enough to be courtside right there in all of the action for the mayhem and the joy as the fans just went crazy. >> this is a long time coming. i can see personally as a former student basketball manager about a decade ago for three years, this is what you work for. i just told coach wright's wife, patty wright, this is -- for the decade or so they've been here, for the 13, 14 years, you work, build a network, work with the players and all of a sudden you see this. >> keith says he saw many members of the 1985 villanova championship team on the court
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as the stadium just went wild. villanova, the talk of the town today. >> it definitely is, from campus to south philadelphia, this is what everyone will be talking about at work and school today. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live for us in south philadelphia. talking with some fans there. and how you can support the team today, pam. >> good morning. what we know is that villanova's win is also dominating headlines across the country. the real emotion behind that win, definitely being felt all throughout philly today. it only makes sense that the topic of conversation here at melrose diner this morning is the win. the game. it's what people have been talking about over coffee and breakfast with friends, even strangers here. one thing is for sure, last night's winç wasn't just for na students or athletes. people tell me they feel like the wildcats won this one for the city, as you can imagine, everyone wants to be a part of it. here is evidence of that. these are lines in houston, nova
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fans trying to get their hands on some championship merchandise. but don't worry, you'll get a shot at some official wildcat gear here at home as well. dick's sporting goods will be selling championship gear and people can't wait to get involved, whether that's wearing their support or showing it physically. >> they will be having some kind of parade, i will there be. >> villanova got better and better as the year went on. they played oklahoma during the season and they lost by 20 some points and then they came back and beat them by about 30. they're blowing everybody out. they just got better and better and better. >> so there you go, people really running out of words to describe the excitement they felt after that victory, after that massive win. something to keep in mind, although classes are canceled on villanova's campus today, the book store will be open.
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if you're around that area and you want to swing by, pick up some of that merchandise there. one more thing to point out to you this morning, if you wanted to do a preorder, we have a lunk to a website on ours at nbc10.com. reporting live in south philly this morning, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> ten minutes before 6:00. did you see the snowflakes falling at the melrose diner? that's not the only spot, we're watching light snow falling here at the nbc 10 studios. it's actually blowing through the area on cold, gusty winds. 31 degrees at philadelphia international where there's very light snow. that's 11 degrees colder and feels like it's in the lower 20s. thanks to the wind, 16 miles an hour. center city, same story. clouds overhead. we will be in for sunshine this afternoon. but this is what's blowing through, it's riding on those gusty winds, now blowing into
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south jersey, salem county looking more impressive into philadelphia, montgomery and bucks county. very light, most of that not even reaching the ground. we've got more wet weather on the way later this week. that storm system that is moving through montana with snow and rain, that's due in here on thursday. it will be warmer by then. today, sunny skies, cloudy this morning, a few snow showers. it will become sunny, breezy and cold. 40s with winds to 20 miles an hour, feel like it's in the 30sç the wind dies down and that means colder tomorrow morning. a pretty good warmup in the afternoon and warmer with the rain on thursday. then the temperatures come right back down heading into the weekend. 52 friday. cold and breezy on saturday and back below freezing on sunday. a nice warmup, perfectly timed for the phillies home opener monday afternoon, 61 degrees. >> of course bill henley orchestrated that all himself. >> thank you, bill. at least if it's going to be this cold, we'll have sun later.
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>> we'll take it. >> let's get a check of the traffic. jessica boyington is keeping her eye on the roads. jessica, you're starting us off on the schuylkill. >> this is always a sticky area. this is right around city avenue. headed westbound right here towards the king of prussia area we're starting to see a spring of brake lights. we're crawling a tiny bit there. the average speeds are starting to be way down. accident scene in hatfield township. also one in egg harbor township on the garden state parkway if you're headed northbound around exit 36 at 322. that left lane is blocked there. if you're on the 4 freeway on creek road, no huge delays. you can see a little bit of brake lights up towards the philadelphia area. for the most part you'll be okay getting over the bridges. rosemary? >> 6:52 on this tuesday. 30 degrees outside the nbc 10 studios. coming up, a check of the day's
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headlines and what you need to know before you head out the door. the big story, you are all talking about, villanova wins the national championship game. this is a live look at campus. live team coverage an last night's win, coming up next.
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6:56 on this tuesday. it is all about villanova, the team returning to philadelphia today as national champions. we have team coverage starting with nbc 10's lauren mayk. she's live on campus of villanova. >> that's right. hi, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, guys. now that the sun is up, you can see behind me they've got cleanupç to do here on campus. those folks might have been up all night.
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students partied into the early morning, celebrating their team's championship win. the good news for them, classes here are canceled today. the team is heading back to campus today and the school is working on a celebrate for their return. live at villanova, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. and good morning, i'm matt delucia, live in houston outside the team hoe pell. what a game and what a finish after 31 years, villanova gets their one shining moment. take a look. i was talking with fans after the game. they said this is what they came for. that's the kind of buzzer-beater they will remember forever. so will the team. the players said in the locker room after the game, they can only imagine what's going on over at the campus and they can't wait to return with some new hardware. the front page of "the houston chronicle," "supernova in space city." the team riding high after that victory last night, waiting to
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return to philadelphia today. after villanova's big victory last night, social media was abuzz with memes celebrating the game's dramatic ending. >> we wanted to share one that caught our eye. this one pasted the heads of michael jordan and the infamous crying piccolo girl on to the bodies of the unc player. the piccolo girl, roxanne, was caught on camera weeping over find's early round loss last year. share your pictures on social media. we may share them from our account. search nbc philadelphia on twitter, facebook and instagram. hey, everyone, good morning, jessica boyington, one last check on your morning drive right now. we're watching the vine street expressway. these are our cameras around 8th street starting to see delays headed westbound approaching the
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schuylkill expressway. once you get to the schuylkill, we're seeing delays there as well. 95 has seen better days we have the construction. off ramps are closed. we're seeing a northbound drive time increased, 24 minutes northbound from the vine to woodhaven road. speeds into the 30s because through the work zone we have a disabled bus over on the northbound side. delays there and southbound into center city. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's a cold and windy one this morning. it's blowing some snow showers through the area. that's a live view from the nbc 10 camera at philadelphia international airport. very light snow thwre. and 31 degrees. look at the winds at 18 miles an hour. that's giving us wind chills in the teens and 20s. there go the snow showers through philadelphia into south jersey. might see a few in central delaware. little bit steadier now heading towards the airport. we'll actually get sunshine today and warm into the 40s this afternoon. not all that warm this afternoon.
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>> wait a couple more days for a real warmup. don't forget to get your villanova championship gear like this. we have a link on the nbc 10 app or nbc10.com. good morning. game changer? >> the entire country is looking to wisconsin. >> if we do well here, folks, it's over. >> all eyes on today's crucial vote in wisconsin. >> we win here, we win in new york state, we're on our way to the white house. >> polls tightening upn the final days. what will winning or losing there mean for the future of the race? spring of our discontent. 100 million americans waking up to another day to have bone-chilling cold. in some places, 10 to 20 degrees below normal. while snow and wind create havoc on the roads, and there's no warmup in sight. buh-bye. a united airlines flight attendant slides

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