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you live. we'll fill you in on what to expect in your neighborhood. good morning this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm rosemary connors. apparently it's. 8:30 on this saturday. meteorologist karen thomas starts off our first alert weather coverage. karen it's bean while since we've seen these kind of conditions. people should be careful especially if they are doing some driving. >> any time we have wet road conditions we want to let everybody know keep it easy and slow down especially if you're having to travel north and west of the city because the temperatures are colder there and so there's more of a chance for light snow and so if there is light snow on the roads slippery conditions would prevail. what can we expect today? snow and rain moving through the area. wet road conditions. a freeze warning that's ready to go into effect later tonight and early tomorrow morning because we expect our temperatures to really fall off as we move through our saturday night. live radar showing us what the picture looks like at this hour. it depends on where you are that's going to determine if
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you're getting rain if you haven't received anything just yet look at folks in ocean county and parts of monmouth county and in and around trenton county they haven't gotten any moisture. folks in chester county seeing light snow moving into that part of the war. i'll be back with more on the rain and snow and freezing temperatures in just a bit. >> a cold, wet and messy is on tap. we're starting to see that system move in as you heard karen mention. this morning our team coverage continues monique braxton. she will show us the conditions there. >> reporter: hi, rosemary. since we arrived here about ten minutes ago we have noticed rain and intermittent snow. also take a look at the highway. it doesn't appear to be too wet now. we noticed that there isn't a lot of traffic here. i guess folks are staying inside. while on route 202 we noticed the was brine.
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a few rain drops on the windshield. we've been keeping an eye on the traffic as well as conditions here on exton. we'll watch the flower gardens that have been planted here at the strip malls and see if any possible way the weather is affecting those daf d ining the love of us have planted in our yard. >> karen thomas will return with the updated first alert forecast in minutes. make sure you have the nbc 10 app for your smartphone and tablet. you can track the temperatures and snow for your neighborhood. philadelphia police are investigating a deadly crash after this car plunged right into the kill river in east falls overnight. nbc 10 first on the scene at kelly drive and north ferry road. a police captain tells us the victim, the driver in this case may have lost control and hit the wall. the car flipped into the air
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before plummeting into the river. police divers recovered the body at 4:00 but took them an hour and a half lift the car out of the water. >> the car was about a good 40 feet or so in the river and it was on its roof upside down submerged in about six feet deep of water. >> police tell us the driver a man in his mid-20s was dead when they arrived. a witness gave us this video of a car hit a building in chester, delaware county overnight. it burst into flames. this is what the scene looked like when our crew arrived. two people were in that car. they did go to the hospital. investigators are now trying to determine exactly what caused this crash. this morning we have some new information in the case of former eagles player lesean mccoy. philadelphia's fraternal order of police is appealing to a higher office after the district attorney did not press charges against mccoy for his alleged
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role in a bar fight. the head of the fop wrote a letter to the attorney general calling for her to investigate the brawl and also involved some off duty police. two officers were hurt. district attorney said williams said there's no evidence to show there was anything but a case of self-defense. 76ers start nerlens noel could be facing some legal trouble. tmz reports a land lord is suing noel for damage that he allegedly caused to a rental property. the owner of the home rented it to noel last year and they claim that he left behind carpet stains, clogged toilets, broken appliance and marijuana. the owners are suing for $75,000 and also claim a fake tomb stone with the letters r.i.p. appeared on the property. they say they believe noel placed it as a death threat. we did reach out to him for comment but so far no response. looking for something to do today? well you may want to be over in
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camden. superheroes will be some of the characters and costumes you'll see at the third annual comic-con. the event features panel discussion with artists and fans, collectible comic books, movies, video games on display plus family friendly activities. comic-con runs today from sock -- 10:00 to 6:00. mission is free. check out the beer and music festival at the ac convention center. it starts this morning at 10:00. the festival is billed as one of the largest of its kinds in the country with craft food, vendors and food. today everybody in philadelphia is a part of the nova nation. >> an estimated 60,000 people packed center city yesterday for the villanova wildcats victory parade. men's basketball team won the national championship on monday night. the end parade was just the
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beginning, alumni and fans toasted the team at pubs all over the city the clean up is all done. crowds came early from near and far and watched as the caravan of villanova players and coaches moved along market street. championship parades in philly are far and few between and wildcats did not take theirs for granted. >> i didn't expect this many people to show up. but when it got the turn out that it did, it was humbling. >> as pa rid grew down market we were amazed at the crowds. >> we have the best fans in the country. >> police tell us no serious incidents to report, just a wave of positivity and celebration for villanova's national champs. make sure you have the nbc 10 app for your smartphone and tablet. catch all the best moments from friday's parade and relive the action from villanova's road to victory. again on the nbc 10 app right.
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8:36 on this saturday. we continue to track some spring snow and a wintry mix on the way. this is a live look over towards east falls across the schuylkill expressway. all appears to be dry in the philadelphia area and the immediate philadelphia area. but conditions will change quickly. first alert meteorologist karen thomas will return with a closer look at the forecast just a moment. atlantic city police fire and other officials are on the job right now despite the ongoing financial crisis in ac. next hear what nearly 1,000 cities did to keep ac running. show stopper. we'll explain why bruce springsteen the boss took a political stand and called off a concert in north carolina this weekend. the world a president has to grapple with.
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good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist karen. we're checking radar this morning as we watch a low pressure system move through our area bringing with it rain as well as snow showers. so in philadelphia we're looking live at the art museum and conditions are dry but cold. mostly cloudy skies right now but check out radar. as this system is sort of pushing right on through the area, pushing up from the south and in from the west at the same time. winds are calm right now but the winds will be picking up as this continues to crank up and move through the area. you can see snow north and west of philadelphia. you can see the top of the system there. then rain further to the south moving through parts of south jersey and parts of central delaware right now. 40 degrees in philadelphia. look at the temperature spread as we head north. in the poconos. 38 in the northeast. warmer as we head closer to the shore line. we can expect rain and snow
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showers for a good portion of the day and then our winds are expected to increase later on. could have a northwest wind of about 15 to 20 miles per hour. nearly a thousand atlantic city employees have just received their only check until next month. the new payroll cycle is helping the city stay afloat in the midst of a financial crisis. police, fire and san contiguous employees are among those who voted on a measure which allows the city to delay it's next payroll cycle until may 6th. meanwhile state is suing atlantic city about payment the school district and making payroll. yesterday a temporarily ruled in favor of a stay by not freezing its assets, buying the city a little bit more time. decision 2016 coverage, ted cruz is adding about two dozen delegates to his counts after sweeping republican contests in colorado's congressional district. cruz could pick up a dozen more
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delegates at colorado's republican convention later on today. the texas senator still trails front-runner donald trump by more than 200 delegates in the race for that party's nomination. democrats running for the white house have a contest in wyoming today. polls show bernie sanders leading hillary clinton. sanders and clinton are making a push for new york right now. just yesterday the vermont senator gave a speech outside of the brooklyn apartmenting where he grew up. sanders spoke of a movement away from establishment politics. meantime clinton campaigned in rochester,. the former secretary of state and new york senator no cussed her criticism there on donald trump. new york holds its primary on april 19th. you could call it a near apology. that's what former president bill clinton offered yesterday after his heated exchange with protesters from the black lives matter movement in philadelphia. >> i want to apologize for. i rather vigorously defended my
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wife which i'm want to do. that doesn't mean i was most effective in answering. >> the former president was speaking at a rec center on thursday. protesters showed up holding signs and prompted to defend his record and a crime bill from his presidency. >> 8:42 on this saturday and the boss, bruce springsteen is take stand against north carolina's new law that some say discriminate against the transgender community. the singer consilverado a concert that was scheduled for tomorrow. his website said in part some things are more important than at that rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry that's happening as i write is one of them. the north carolina law dictates which bathrooms transgender people can use. this morning we don't track some spring snow. let's take a live look down the shore. cape may, you can see all appears relatively dry at the moment. earlier we did see rain move in. first alert meteorologist karen
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thomas will return with a closer look at the forecast and the seven day in just about five minutes. and marking a tragic loss while trying to prevent others from happening ahead. meet the father from our area who is working to stop dating violence on college campuses.
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you. on this saturday, quarter to 9:00 and we don't track that wet weather, that spring snow that's going to be moving into region. here's a live look at the conditions in south jersey. see those clouds out there.
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you know that wet weather is coming. we can still see the benjamin franklin bridge. the rain and light snow still to our west. first alert meteorologist karen thomas will be here in two minutes with a closer look at the forecast. >> time to check in on this week's wednesday child. she's a bright and fun teen who is a real people person. she's looking to find a forever family to love and support him throughout his life. vai sikahema introduces to wally. >> reporter: a lot of kids like dinosaurs but not so for 17-year-old wally. that's why we took wally to dinosaur hall at the academy of natural sciences at drexel university. we got a behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibit. >> i just imagine what these things are alive. >> reporter: wally imagines what
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life would be like with a forever family. >> to always be there. somebody to say keep trying. someone i can call mom and dad. >> reporter: he's a bright tenth grader who loves to learn and he has an after school job. he would like a forever family with siblings and pets. >> wally loves people p.m. more the merrier. he loves to be around other kids his age or within a few years of him. really one parent, two parents. people that he could count on. that can count on him and he would be a perfect fit for anyone's family. >> reporter: wally is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you like to make wally's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child go nbc10.com and search wednesday's child. you can also call the national adoption center at 1-866-to
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adopt. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we are tracking some rain and some snow, sort of a wintry forecasts for springtime. little unusual for sure. we're also going to keep our eyes on the temperatures as freezing temperatures are on the docket for overnight tonight into tomorrow and in the seven day i'll let you in on the phillies home opener forecast and what we can expect weather wise on monday. 45 degrees officially at the airport. winds of the north-northeast at 5 miles per hour right now but we're going to be increasing our wind profile as we move on through our saturday afternoon. talking about freezing temperatures later tonight. at 10:00 tonight we have a freeze warning that's expected to go into effect into early tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. very, very cold temperatures overnight tonight into tomorrow. cold out there right now, especially to the north. 28 degrees in the poconos right now.
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34 degrees in allentown. so you can see north and west of philadelphia, mainly in the lower to mid-30s and then 40 in philadelphia and a little warmer as you get down to the shore in the mid-40s. radar showing us where the system is. the clipper system has developed. it's a low pressure system and continues to push to the northeast. as it does it's bringing showers north and west of philadelphia and some shower activity just now pushing into parts of south jersey, heavy rain there. you see the yellow there just moving into cumberland county, parts of atlantic county and that will continue through the morning hours. so south and east of philadelphia mainly looking for rain out of this system. phillies looking for a little bit of a sleet/snow mix as the rain comes in first and snow behind it. colder temperatures north and west philadelphia, we'll be looking for snow activity, maybe even one to two inch accumulation on the grassy areas. that would be north and west of
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philly. chester county getting some light snow. rain to the south of that. so future weather, we'll put it into motion. cold and windy later on today. you see how it's a mixed bag. rain to the north of the system as well as to the south but then right in the center there just cutting through the 95 corridor and then up to the lehigh valley you see we're looking for some snow, snow out here to the west, mixed with some rain and sleet. so we talk about road conditions today. not treacherous but wet and you just never know when you'll hit the sleet and snow mix. take it easy on the roads. future weather has our sunday morning clear and cold. 5:00 a.m. waking up clouds will roll in. we should stay dry tomorrow afternoon with sunshine but just cold conditions. waking up monday morning, possibility of some showers, sun and clouds and then maybe a spray or two later on monday afternoon. for today, rain and snow
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showers, windy and cold. again those winds will be picking up possibly gusting up to about 30 miles per hour later on. so depends where you are if you get the snow coming in. mainly north and west of philadelphia. we'll take you out and show you that once we get through tuesday temperatures moderate and we do finally dry out. >> finally. all right, thanks karen. we don't track that spring snow. let's take a live look at conditions in south philadelphia as we look towards citizens bank park. a gray kind of day out there. the snow is mostly to our north and west at the moment and it's a light snow but it is going to be wet as the day continues. we'll have more throughout the newscast. >> also this -- >> maybe they will think about their own relationships. >> this weekend marks a sad anniversary, but one man, one father is turning tragedy into a mission to prevent dating violence. we'll explain coming up.
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8:54 right now on this saturday and here's a live look at the blue rock stadium in wilmington. we actually showed you this picture at 8:30 about half an hour ago. all was dry. now you see there's rain falling in that part region and mostly rain in wilmington, north and west of the city you'll see the spring snow. in philadelphia a wintry mix is on tap. this weekend marks a tragic anniversary for st. joseph university. ten years ago, kristin mitchell was killed by her boyfriend as she tried to break up with him. tomorrow the campus community will team up with the family to honor her. katy zachary shows us how her memory is helping to save lives. >> kristin's krusade was started back in 2006 to honor the memory of my daughter. >> reporter: ten years has passed since 21-year-old kristin
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mitchell was senselessly killed at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. her father has spent the last decade traveling to college campuses to spread the word about dating violence. >> maybe they will hear some things that have taken place and think about their own relationships with somebody who they care about but maybe they are in a tough relationship and don't realize it. >> reporter: mitchell said kristin tried to break up the relationship when she was stabbed to death. she had just graduated from philadelphia st. joseph university and had a promising life ahead. for this sophomore the story hits home. she's witnessed unhealthy relationships and won't hesitate to get a friend or classmate help. >> i would be there in a second. i would help them. out. there's so many resources on campus. >> reporter: since kristin's death they've done more training with students about dating violence and sexual assault. on sunday the campus will host the 10th annual kristin's krusade run/walk.
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to raise even more awareness for this life-saving message. >> we've very dramatically had people come to us and say they would have been killed by somebody had they not listened to what we had to say. and found safer ground. >> reporter: katy zachary, nbc 10 news. how can you avoid becoming a victim dating violence or someone you love? here's some red flags that the experts say you should be aware of. people in violent relationships are isolated from friends and family and may become quiet and withdrawn. they make excuses for their boyfriend or girlfriend and can obsessively check their phone and e-mail for messages. for more information about kristin's krusade, visit our website nbc10.com. the lottery for the 2016 blue cross broad street run is over. 40,000 runners have their bids if you didn't get one and you would like to get one you still
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right now rain is falling in wilmington. you can see it collecting on our camera here at the wilmington blue rock stadium. certainly not baseball weather. doesn't even feel like spring. let's take a live look now at nbc 10 first alert radar. you see that mix of rain and snow, that white and green on your screen. we'll let you know how much snow and the how long the rain will last coming up in the first alert forecast. good morning this is "nbc 10 news today". thanks for being with us.
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i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this saturday. let's get right to that weekend weather now with meteorologist karen thomas and karen a first alert day here at nbc 10. >> yes, it is. more like a winter time. we know what the calendar says but the forecast has a different idea. yes we're hearing from folks out into the -- out in the western suburbs and we do now have snow pushing in through chester county and parts of western delaware county. i know some light snow is falling in garner township. we can expect snow and rain depending where you are moving through the entire region today. wet road conditions and freezing temperatures later on tonight. another live look at radar. we can see the current picture where we see rain to the south of the system. south and east of philadelphia you see it. heavy rain moving right through parts of atlantic county right now, moving into vintner, some
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thunder could be there. up to the north we know we have snow falling in chester county up into the lehigh valley as well. so it's sort of the tale of two separate conditions right now and temperatures playing a role in that. i'll be back with more on the temperatures and the freezing temperatures overnight tonight. >> something to watch for that. we have team coverage of this winter-like weather which is now moving into our area ahead of a cold, wet and messy saturday. monique braxton has been out on the roads. she joins us live from exton. >> reporter: hi. since we arrived here about a half hour we've seen intermittent rain as well as snow falling. it doesn't feel like it's frigid out here. it feels more like we're approaching the spring season although we're well into it right now. let me show you westbound 30. there are more cars, more people appear to be venturing out than they were 30 minutes ago or so but the weather is not affecting the roads. however, on our way out we were
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on 202. we could tell 202 had been treated. but so far we have not seen any penndot trucks out in this area. all of us know, we've been saying since we've been children april showers bring may flowers. if you look at the grass here it appears that the grass has rebounded from the harsh winter cold. and then just over to the right you can see that there's some flower gardens here at the town center. it appears that the flowers are blooming. you see some daffodils in the distance. that's the concern this weekend with the snow that's pushing into our area. will those blossoms die out? will they be dried out say in a couple of days because we've had cold temperatures at night for the past three or four nights as temperatures drop near freezing. that's a big concern. no doubt it appears people are sleeping in this morning, maybe watching their flowers like i've
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been doing the few mornings. we'll keep an eye in it and let you know what's ahead in the weather forecast. live for now in exton, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> and covering up those flowers. we'll be updating the changing weather conditions throughout the morning and throughout the day here on nbc 10. you can follow the snow, the rain and cold temperatures all day with the nbc 10 app. new this morning philadelphia police are looking for a thief who robbed this mcdonald's on city avenue overnight. officers tell us the suspect left with some of the cash but also left some of it behind when he took off. nbc 10 was on the earlier this morning. police say the armed suspect climbed in through the driver through window demanded money from the cashier. nobody was hurt. also new this morning a man is dead after the car he was driving plunged into the schuylkill river right here in east falls. police tell us the car veered off the roosevelt boulevard exit towards kelly drive around 2:00
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this morning. a witness says the car was speeding when it hit a curb and plummeted into the water. five people are in the hospital this morning after this car crash in university city. police tell us that two cars collided here at 38th and walnut street just before 4:00. we're working to find out the conditions of the victims and what led up to this accident. jury deliberations will continue next week in the case of two philadelphia police officers charged with beating a suspect. jurors were unable to reach a verdict yesterday and were sent home for the weekend. officer sean mcnight and kevin robinson allegedly beat a man during a 2013 traffic stop. according to prosecutors rivera was attacked by one of the officers for no reason after he was mistaken for a drug courier. surveillance video found by rivera's girlfriend allegedly showed the officers beating rivera. the police officers deny the charge saying rivera attacked them. rivera died late last year after getting hurt in a street fight
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during an incident that was unrelated to this case. some new tests at a montgomery county show possible lead in a drinking fountain and water line. the elementary school sent a letter home this week to parents to tell them about the test results. the letter indicates that the epa does not believe the lead contaminant is necessarily a public health concern but mormon toring may be required. the next round of tests are on water quality and those results are expected on monday. right now on nbc10.com you can find out more information about lead, how it's handled where you live. look for the nbc 10 investigator section called living with lead. from our delaware bureau another bald eagle that was undergoing rehabilitation has been released back into the wild. it's one of three eagles that needed treatment following an incident that resulted in the deaths of five other bald eagles last month. the birds were found disoriented
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on a farm field. u.s. fish and wildlife service agents and local authorities have not commented on what may have caused those deaths and those conditions. temperatures right now are in the 30s. not going to warm up much more. mostly in the 40s today. here's a live look over center city. you can see those clouds hovering out there. meteorologist karen thomas tells us we're going to get a little bit of snow, some parts of our region and some rain. she will have more on the forecast just a. >> you have such amazing out. it's a special place in my heart. we are hearing from a hero, theout jersey police officer did more than serve and protect. next we'll explain why several families are calling him a life saver. and ahead in sports, phil wright is philadelphia's biggest
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nbc 10 photojournalist just sent us this video of snow falling in chester county. it was just moments ago. so we got the snow pushing in for sure.
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we got video. nice job kristin. we're looking at philadelphia where it is dry, mostly cloudy skies for sure. it is feeling like snow out there to the north and to the west. very cold and we're watching radar. we see the rain and some of that rain is down there in south jersey right now where temperatures are mainly in the lower to mid-40s and so it is a tale of temperatures because we got colder temperatures where we see the snow. but lancaster county got a deluge of snow. snow pushing through chester county. parts of the western suburbs in concord township, parts of westchester seeing snow right now but mainly rain there in south jersey. as i said, some heavy rain moving through atlantic county right now possibly even some thunder. rosemary i'll be back with more in just a bit. >> thanks. we'll see you then. in burlington county between a man and a police officer who saved that man's mother's life.
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nbc 10 was at the evesham township for the tears and hugs. here's the story. pete wait ad month to meet and thank brian strockbine who was named officer of the month. his mother was not breasting and had no pulse after an assault last month. officer brian strockbine performed cpr for several months until began to show signs of life. >> this award doesn't do justice for what you've done and to see that you saved two other people is amazing. amazing. you are the definition of a hero. >> i didn't realize how emotional something like that would be just because it is a real impact, i was able to impact somebody's life. and when you have such an amazing outcome, it's a special place in my heart that will thereabout forever. >> officer brian strockbine issed with saving two other people including pulling one person from a burning car. 12 minutes after 9:00
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thousands of fans turning out. will the team's success lead to jay wright's departure. nba teams are interested in the head coach. but he said he's happy right where he is. >> one of the things that happens is we talk to these nba general managers all the time. i mean when you're in the business this long you know all the guys, talking about your players, who is going to come out in the draft. that's sometimes what people get ahold of and say you're offered a job and you're not. i want to be at villanova next year. >> last night allen iverson made his first public appearance in philadelphia since becoming a hall of fame induction. his induction isn't until september 9th. but the emotions are already on full display. >> i'm getting emotional with you guys from this. imagine what it will be when that day comes.
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all i want is the people that loved and care about allen iverson to feel good about that day. >> even in retirement a.i. always ready to hear from fans. sixers taking on the knicks. always ready to find above. an alley-oop from half-court. sixers down three at the half. sixers down. jeremy grant's big brother put the knicks up. 104-100. one of six knicks in double figures. 76ers lose 109-102. flyers are down to their last two games. win both they are in the playoffs. no matter what anybody else does. you can see today game at 3:00 right here on nbc 10. phillies and mets at a chilly city. bottom sixth. mets up 2-1. gave up an rbi double. makes it 3-1. phillies still looking for win number one on the season as the mets cruise 7-2.
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jordan spieth leads rory mcilroy by one at the masters. that's sports. i'm marshal harris. as you heard the phils will try again for their first win tonight against the mets and monday the team returns to citizen bank park for their home opener. nbc 10 as you covered. you can catch our pre-game special at 2:00 in the afternoon followed by first pitch at 3:00. it's all right here on nbc 10. let's take our last look at our full forecast as we go ahead and give the highlights i should say. we're tracking snow and rain. snow pushing into the area as i speak and freezing temperatures later on tonight into early tomorrow and seven day forecast we'll give you the phillies home opener forecast and what we can expect there. 40 degrees right now in philadelphia. we have winds mainly out of the east at 5 mile-per-hour. we talked about this freeze
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warning that's set to go into effect at 10:00 tonight for all the shaded area here because temperatures will be dipping down to the freezing point, even subfreezing in some areas. cold up here to the north and west, mainly below or at freezing. closer to philadelphia we're hitting the 40 degree mark and just about the same every where south and east. so that's why radar showing the system coming into play but we're getting rain to the south and east of philadelphia. wind right now mainly out of the east-southeast at 5 miles per hour there in philadelphia but winds are anticipated to pick up in speed as we move on through the afternoon. you can see the low turning about. the clipper system will continue pushing through the area and you can see just where the snow is and just where the snow has already fallen. lancaster county quite a bit of snow falling through there. inch or two on grassy service. chester county getting light snow activity as well and then down here in south jersey see
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the yellow and orange. some heavier rain pushing through there, just moving north of atlantic city and maybe even a thunder rumble involved there as convection is involved in play there. watching this system as it continues to move to the northeast, we are looking for some of these grassy areas north and west of philadelphia to maybe pick up an inch or so of the white stuff. hard to explain in spring but we'll be cold and we'll turn windier later on this afternoon. system cuts out of here tonight fairly quickly. skies will clear out for early tomorrow morning but i told you about that freeze warning. temperatures are going to tumble overnight and then waking up tomorrow morning it should be dry but very, very cold. clouds coming back into the picture sunday night at 5:00 and then overnight sunday into monday. just another little quick moving system comes through. we're looking for sunshine but clouds roll in the afternoon,
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possibly a spritzer coming through. we continue warm up tomorrow for sure. and then we don't really warm up actually until monday but that quick moving shower system comes through, maybe a spritzer or two the phillies home opener. have the umbrellas handy. won't be a wash. tuesday a spritzer or two and finally dry out and warm up for the rest of the week.
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and find homes for adoptable pets. this morning i'm joined by amy of the he pennsylvania spca. who is this. she's doll. >> she is. i think a lot of people will be interested in her after this. i want them to be able to come get her. as you can see she's a really laid back super sweet dog. 4 years old. she was a stray. but since she's been at the shelter become a staff and volunteer favorite because she's so loving. and she has a little bit of an interesting story. she was adopted out, was in a home for about a week and returned because she loved the people so much she gets anxious and nervous when leave. so she's a little bit of separation anxiety. so, you know, she wasn't a
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perfect fit for that family but there's a perfect fit for her somewhere out there. i think somebody who is, maybe experienced with dogs and willing to work with her to help her get through the nervousness of being home alone will be amazing. >> otherwise she's a very calm dog and behaved dog. >> she's so loving. she's great with other dogs. the home had a kitten and a cat and she was excellent with both them. she's good on a leash. she's house broken. she wants to be a lap dog. >> talk to bus an event coming up and also how folks can get in touch with you and if they want to take her home. >> all throughout april, it rains a lot and we don't get as many adopters coming in. we're running a special every time it rains or maybe today if it snows -- >> today is a rain day.
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>> all pets are half off. we want to encourage people to come in, brave the weather and be rewarded with a half fee adoption. >> thank you for stopping by. we'll get one last check of the forecast from meteorologist karen thomas. >> yes, rosemary you gefl going to need the winter gear heading out. some of areas getting snowfall right now. some parts of the region including philadelphia getting just a light shower. heavier rain down there in south jers jersey. live radar showing us the rain, snow, large clipper system. well developed and pushing right on through our area. that's what we can expect for the remainder of the day. take it easy out onto roads. could be slippery. we go into a freeze warning tonight into tomorrow indicating our temperatures will tumble. look at that. tomorrow morning 27 degrees for our low. about 15 degrees below where we should be for seasonal low this
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time of year. we'll stay cold tomorrow and dry out. phillies home opener on monday looks like you may want an umbrella handy but not a complete wash out. then we warm up. >> that will do it for us on this saturday. i'm rosemary connors. for karen thomas and everybody here at nbc 10 have a good one. we'll see you back here tomorrow.
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hi, i'm jackie. and i'm jack. and we're here in lynbrook, new york. i'm a special ed teacher at lynbrook high school. raise your hand if you've got an idea. i'm a new york city firefighter in queens. and i'm a volunteer firefighter in rockville centre in new york. we've been married for a little over two years, and it's been great. we met at a bar. it was a great day. we didn't exchange information or anything. and then two months later, we messaged on facebook. and then we went on a date the next day. thank goodness for facebook. something like that.

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