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select models. sales event ends january 3rd. code blue. an arctic blast warns visitors of extremely cold weather. federal fight. today, philadelphia becomes the center of a battle over an election recount in pennsylvania. seeking shaanctuary. hundreds of houses of worship move to protect immigrants that fear deportation. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i am rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. >> let's start with erika martin. it is the wind that's helping things to be so cold. >> that's right. vai and rosemary, about this wind profile shifting from the west to the northwest.
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the temperatures are in the 20s. we take the wind into consideration. it feels colder than the actual temperatures. a live look outside over the art museum. it looks gorgeous right now. sky conditions won't be the issue. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see your local neighborhood forecast. it is all those cold temperatures, of course, that arctic push. neighborhoods, westbound area, 29 and dora at 30. summerton, 29 and fox chase, 31. here it is your arctic blast in full effect. it will kind of retreat a little bit by sunday into monday. however, we do have a very cold trend in store, at least through tonight and tomorrow. another weather story in the works of course would be this hour by hour forecast i have been talking about all morning. notice how we get a little bit of a kickback of some moisture, lake effect snow a little bit, at most, spotty. we are tracking a potential for a system to get here sunday into
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monday. we very well could get a wintry mix. keep that in mind. heads up right now for your monday morning commute and speaking of commute, here is francesca. >> thank you, erika. >> folks, what we are looking at right now are residual delays from an earlier accident on the eastbound side of girard. our camera at montgomery drive, shows travel speeds have diminished. traveling from the blue bird to the vine, i would avoid the schuylkill. it is going to take you 29 minutes. you are going to be crawling. we're seeing another backup toward city avenue. on the eastbound side. avoid taking the schuylkill. watching the 42 over new jersey, camera route 41. very light traffic. when i come back, we'll take a look at the rest of the majors in new jersey. this morning, with below freezing across our area, local officials are sounding the alrm over the potentially dangerous conditions out there. >> nbc 10's matt delucia is live
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outside the transportation center. montgomery county is where the leaders have declared that code blue weather emergency. i see you are bundled up. i'm sure a lot of commuters are bundled up as well this morning. >> they are bundled up, rosemary. in the last half hour, i dug through my bag and i pulled out the hat that i have not worn since last winter. it is a little chilly. something we will have to get used to. i'll step out of the way. there were a couple of folks here. the last person going through the doors. they were waiting inside the norristown transportation center. the parking structure and lobby just to stay warm. there is another facility where people are staying inside waiting for their buses to arrive. there is a big mass of buses that just came through here a couple of minutes ago. you saw on that live shot at the top of the show here. take a look at some video from last night. we are in the city of philadelphia where we could see a lot of people still outside. you also have the homeless folks out there as well. of course, when you get the
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temperatures this low and you get a little breeze like what we are having right here, that, of course, adds to the windchill. it does become dangerous. there is a code blue in effect here in montgomery county through monday morning. of course, that amps up services for the homeless individuals to try to get them off the streets, because it can be very dangerous. we have seen a lot of people with the hats and gloves, the scarfs. you name it. i talked with some of the folks out here waiting for a bus this morning. >> it was too cold to be walking to the busstop. too cold. >> you have got the scarf and the hoodie. >> i'm going to get the gloves today. then, i'll have everything. >> reporter: are you ready for winter? >> no. i'm ready for summer. >> reporter: i think we all are at this point. you have to remember how hot it gets during the summer. i just spoke with a gentleman that just got on a bus.
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he likes this. he does a lot of work outside. he works on trees. this is what we are used to here in the northeast. you have to bundle up. the layers, it is that time of year once again. be prepared before you go outdoors. five minutes past 6:00 on this friday. we have some breaking news from overnight from overseas. defense secretary, ash carter, is in afghanistan on an unannounced visit. you are looking at video from his visit to india yesterday. he arrived to bagram air force base and will meet with military commander's and deliver a preholiday pep talk. this is expected to be his last trip to afghanistan. also, breaking news out of asia. today south korea's parliament impeached president park geun-hye. she is accused of getting caught up in a corruption scandal. she apologized saying she was
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sorry for her negligence that has sparked protests across the country. south korea's highest court will now decide whether to accept the impeachment and formally end her presidency. today, in our area in philadelphia, there is a court hearing for the recount request in pennsylvania by former candidate, jill stein's election. >> katy zachary is live outside the federal courthouse. what time does this hearing get underway today? >> reporter: we are just a few hours away from this hearing that takes place inside the federal courthouse. at that time, a judge will decide whether or not to order a state-wide recount of votes from the presidential election. lawyers representing jill stein will be in the courtroom along with attorneys for president-elect donald trump and for state election officials, both who oppose stein's recount
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effort. a philadelphia judge denied letting them get inside the other states where president-elect trump narrowly mawisconsin, two beat out democrat hillary clinton. today in wisconsin, there is a hearing to potentially stop that recount effort there in wisconsin and also in michigan, a federal judge has halted the recount underway there. for pennsylvania, that hearing starts at 1:30 inside the federal courthouse. we are learning about a bucks county man who flagged down a car and told the driver he killed his mother. that's what police in lower makefield are telling us. zachary cope is charged with whom say. they are saying he killed his mother but not saying how. officers received a call around 3:00 from a driver who had been
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waved down by zachary cope. police say they later found his mother, rebecca cope, dead, inside this home on lower hilltop road. 6:08. 30 degrees right now. philadelphia will soon have new limits on tobacco sales. according to the inquirer, the city's board of health unanimously approved modifications. instead of basing retail permits on how many people live in an a area, they will use commuter-adjusted daytime population. one seller per 1,000 people. it goes into effect on february 15th. church leaders across the country say they are offering sanctuary to people who fear deportation under the donald trump administration. in philadelphia, leaders from 17 churches and two synagogues tell us there has been a huge uptick with the number of volunteers helping out with a program that offers support to immigrants when i.c.e. raids their homes. it had 65 volunteers in may. since november, more than 1,000 new volunteers have signed up.
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>> i'm first alert meteorologist, erika martin. it is all about your neighborhood forecast. we will kick it off with lehigh valley and temperatures in the mid to upper 20s. leonardsville, 28. blan do bl blandon, 29. fleetwood, 29 degrees. upper 20s, a few low 30s east and in nazareth, currently, 30 degrees. you will see your local neighborhood forecast at the bottom of the screen. exton, 28. elroy, 28. it looks like ft. washington is almost at 30, not quite, upper 20s for you. those feels-like temperatures, once again i will go over this. we are seeing low double digits for some and single for others. keep that in mind.
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be sure to bundle up throughout the entire day. 1:00 p.m., still seeing very coldlike feels like temperatures. early tomorrow morning, it is going to feel like it is in the low to mid teens. that's just about it. your morning temperatures for tomorrow, starting off in the teens, with that prereally stro northwesterly wind. we are only going to top out in the mid to upper 30s. millville, 38 degrees. atlantic city, mid to upper 30s. expected high temperature, 39. trenton, 38. philadelphia, 39 degrees. overall, we are not having issue as far as precipitation goes. we do have an issue as far as those really cold temperatures
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go. a mixed bag by sunday into monday. one of those huge lights they use to light things up at the construction site. >> what's going on? >> very active scene on 295. this is the northbound side near route 30. it is not blocking the entire stretch of 295. a multi-vehicle accident. we are seeing residual delays that's going to back you up so-15 minutes. northbound side, in haddone heights. two lanes are blocked. one lane crawling to get by from this mulety vehicle accident. here is an update. if you are going to take the newark line, 1203, running 15
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minute late due to equipment problems 11 minutes past 6:00 on this friday. just about 30 degrees outside. coming up, president-elect donald trump facing more controversy over his latest cabinet picks. we'll explain why critics are against trump's choices for secretary of labor and the head of the epa. plus this. he scores! bang, bang, bang. >> they are calling it 7th heaven. we'll show you something the flyers haven't done in years.
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more criticisms from conservation groups is ex pthed over president-elect donald trump's pick for scott pruitt to
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run the epa. he is a fossil fuel advocate who has expressed skeptical views about global warming. he has sued the e pechlt a in the pa for what he called an activist agenda. president-elect also picked fast food executive andrew pudzner for labor secretary. facebook announced it is taking action to stop fake news from being posted on its website. yesterday, hillary clinton addressed the issue. >> it is now clear that so-called fake news can have real world consequences. it is a danger that must be address the. >> last weekend, a face news story about clinton led to a shooting in washington, d.c. a man told police he opened fire in a restaurant as he was investigating pizzagate, an internet rumor suggested the clintons were running a child sex ring at the restaurant. as you are heading to work
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or school this morning, some good news for you if you drive to or from new jersey to philadelphia, the delaware river port authority says there won't be any toll increases next year. that goes for the ben, the ross and the come door berry bridges. not such good news if you are on 295 this morning. >> quite a bit of trouble this morning. let's check in with francesca ruscio. >> not entirely shut down on the northbound side of 295. our camera at route 30. you do see emergency crews are on the scene working to clear the accident. i am pointing to the accident right here. a multi-vehicle accident. one lane is crawling to get by. it is not entirely shut down. do expect residual delays anywhere from 10-15 minutes. we are seeing a major backup. not entirely shut down. i would avoid it for right now. as long as it has been cleared, we are going to keep you folks updated. this is on the northbound side of 295. remember the earlier accident on the schuylkill near girouard.
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it cleared. let's take a look at the damage it has left. that earlier accident on the schuylkill. when i come back, we will take a look at 95. >> 18 minutes past 6:00 on this friday. if we can get the weatherbug to pop up and the video to pop up, you can see 30 degrees outside. >> it is cold out there. let's check in with erika martin and the first alert weather forecast. >> the weatherbug just does not want to show these temperatures. way too cold for the kickoff today. so, of course, the deal is, we all have to bundle up when we get outside. mainly upper 20s for the suburbs. it will give you your detailed forecast for your neighborhood.
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lehigh valley, upper 20s. we're really not budging there. we do have the northwesterly winds getting stronger along the jersey shore. upper township, 3067, summers point, upper 20s. 28 degrees. i can't highlight this enough. this arctic blast is settling into place. you will have to bundle up. it is dgoing to be cold. i would like to mention satellite and radar immanly. some light whites on the screen. denoting some moisture getting kicked back. that lake effect moisture due to those northwesterly winds that are kicking up. your out-the-door forecast looks promising as far as sky coverage
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goes. we have sunshine in the forecast for today. a couple of clouds develop later this afternoon into the evening hours. otherwise, for the most part, sunshine is not going to be the issue but those temperatures and those feels-like temperatures will be. your ten-day on, we have temperatures topping out in the upper 30s for today and tomorrow and, in fact, i have bumped this down one degree. it does count. sunday, it went from 40 to 39. those overnight lows below the freezing mark. this is really important. we have a system moving in. it is all about that timing. if it gets here late enough, when these temperatures drop below the freezing mark, we very well could get that wintry mix. keep in mind, you can always download the free nbc 10 app for your neighborhood weather, live updates and radar and your neighborhood customized forecast. back to you. >> erika, thank you. 20 minutes past 6:00 a.m. cracking down on how towing companies work in philadelphia. just ahead, we'll tell what you the city council is now doing that could help out drivers.
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plus, remembering an american hero. we're taking a look back at the life and legacy of john glenn. first american to orbit the erg.
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this mo > this morning, america is mourning a space hero. john glenn died yesterday, 95 years old. the last surviving mercury 7 astronaut. he was a decorated marine fighter pilot in world war ii and also in korea. in 1998, he became the oldest astronaut aboard the shuttle "discovery." in 2012, he received the presidential medal of freedom.
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he and his fellow mercury accident trained on centrifuges in bucks county like the one in warminster. it spins at 80 miles an hour testing a person's endurance to severe gravitational forces found in space flight. how about this? seven wins in a row. your philadelphia flyers are the hottest team in the nhl. they stayed that way last night at the wells fargo center. >> jim jackson with that call. the flyers rallied for three goals in the final period and beat edmonton oilers, 6-5. the orange and black will go for their first eight-game win streak in 14 years when they host dallas tomorrow afternoon. i'm tracking much colder
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temperatures to kick off your friday through the overnight hours. arctic blast in full effect. it is all about the feelslike temperatures with strong northwesterlies. here is francesca with traffic. >> we have a pileup on 295, on the northbound side involving eight vehicles. one lane getting by. more details when i come back in a few minutes. plus, accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a local youth football league. we'll tell you how police say this man was able to get his hands on that much money. a young life lost. we'll show you how a local community is remembering a state trooper killed in a car crash earlier this week.
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we are tracking an arctic blast. they are already making snow in
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the bopoconos. we'll tell you about a code blue. warning about the dangerous weather for the weekend. gone but not forgotten. a new jersey state trooper killed on the job by a driver going the wrong way. good morning. thanks for being with us. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. >> it is a very cold start to the day. it is pretty much settling into place across the entire delaware valley. notice sky conditions. you can get a little bit of an idea here. it is mostly clear. that's not going to be the issue. high pressure system keeping everything high and dry with the exception of some lake effect snow streaming on down to parts
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of the lehigh valley. it is certainly worth the mention. here, we see all of that colder air sliding into place. we have a lot of cold air sliding in specially tonight into tomorrow. the issue for today will not be sunshine. the cooler temperatures topping us out in the mid to upper 30s would be. those feels-like temperatures with northwesterlies feeling like it is in the teens and 20s right now. that's going to be the story for tomorrow into tomorrow. francesca with traffic. we are watching 295. northbound, not one but two accidents involving eight vehicles. one lane is crawling. two lanes are completely blocked off. emergency crews are very active on the scene. there will be and are people walking out and about. minor injuries reported. other vehicles further up ahead within the camera shop.
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near route 30. 295 northbound. here in philadelphia and greater philadelphia. whitemarsh, an accident on joshua road and germantown pike. i marked it. we will keep watching 295 and any further update as we go on. back to you guys new this morning, a woman is injured after a fire spread through apartments at a hair salon in philadelphia. nbc 10 was on the scene. the blaze broke out just after 3:30 this morning. firefighters quickly got the flames under control. medics took the woman to the hospital for smoke inhalation. she is in stable condition. investigators will be looking for the cause of this fire. back to our weather. this morning, that arctic blast in our area is forcing local officials to issue a code blue weather emergency. >> matt delucia is live at the northtown transportation center. they are feeling the brunt of this cold.
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>> that is right, vai and rosemary. we have a little breeze adding to the windchill making it feel a little colder. you can see the folks here on this bus, a couple buses parked here at the norristown transportation center. at least the buses are fairly warm right now. we have seen people waiting outside all bundled up. they have the hats, gloves, scarfs. some of the folks have chose ton wait inside the parking structure or inside the transportation center. they just do not want to be outside in these temperatures. you mentioned coz blue. montgomery county does have a code blue in effect, mostly to help the homeless individuals who are outside to try to get them off the streets. this cold weather can be very dangerous for them. we have been talking with people as they get on these buses including one gentleman who says he is actually enjoying this weather. >> yeah. it is about time.
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you get kind of tired of the 50-degree weather when it is supposed to be really cold out. >> he works in landscaping outside. he is used to this kind of weather. at least it is not snowing. that would create a lot more headaches. they will take the cold and deal with it. it is winter, coming in just a couple weeks from now. this is to be expected. this is the start. i just had to pull the hat and gloves out of my bag. so here we go. almost time for winter. live in norristown, matt delucia. >> 6:34 on this friday. a hero who took his job seriously. >> that's how they remembered fran fran frankie williams in a memorial vigil. he died hours after a car crashed into his cruiser. the driver, lloyd rudley, also
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died at the scene. they prayed for him at the leesburg vire station and lit candles. they remembered him as a kind and motivated man. his mothering thainnked the wom and men that worked with her son. >> i appreciate what you have done for me. every time i fall down, you pick me back up. thank you. >> police say rudley's car was going the wrong way when it crossed the median and hit the trooper's cruiser. he was responding to a call of an out of control driver, which turned out to be rudley's car. former congressman, chaka fattah is looking for leniency. you may remember he was found guilty of using government grants and charity funds for campaign and personal expenses. in a court filing, his lawyers have asked the judge to consider his years of public service when deciding his punishment. prosecutors are recommending that the judge sentence him to
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two decades in prison. 6:36. the city of philadelphia is cracking down on illegal towing and the city council took the first step. they passed a bill that requires your car to be ticketed before it can be towed. private tow truck drivers lined city hall to protest. the law will go into effect next year. >> a south jersey native who has been making headlines for months is coming home for christmas. not everybody is happy about the holiday homecoming. we're talking about kellyanne conway, the grand marshal for hammonton's christmas parade. she went to st. joe's high school there and she will be a part of the parade and receive a key to the city. police say they have been posting on social media they are plan tog protest. many we spoke with told us they are proud an excited. >> it is not about donald trump. he wasn't invited.
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it's about a girl that went to st. joe high school and grammar school, indian farms packing blueberries and the first woman to get a president-elected to the united states of america. >> we are told the parade has nothing to do with politics. the highlight will be children seeing santa roll down bellevue avenue on a fire engine. another republican is running for governor of nunl. steve rogers announced his run yesterday. >> rogers is an air force veteran and retired police detective that says he will cut taxes and work to improve transportation and infrastructure. he joins jack chatarelli and jim ruillo. kim giordano is considering a bid. there are four democrats running to succeed governor chris
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christie. john wisniewski, phil murphy, bill brennan, and jim johnson. good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist, erika martin, with a look at your neighborhoods right now. it is cold to start the day. the feels-like temperatures are colder than that. i will get to that in just one moment. currently, it looks like euclid, 28, gilbertsville, 29. elroy, 28. bedminster, 29. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you will see your local neighborhood forecast. jersey seeing mainly 20s and some low 30s. pemberton, 30. almost making it to 30.
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robbinsville at 30 along with florence and princeton. satellite radar image picking up on some light moisture moving in. some mid-level moisture. a lake effect moisture, if you will for the most part. conditions will remain dry. hour by hour forecast, we get started at 6:30 a.m. and notice we are seeing some lights on the screen now. everything is dry. i do want to show you your weekend forecast. what can you expect for saturday and sunday. it looks like we have mainly mid to upper 30s with a mix of sun and clouds for the first half of your weekend. by sunday, it looks like we could see a wintry mix, overnight sunday into monday. keep that in mind. with temperatures mainly in the mid to upper 30s. we do have northwesterly wind right now. keeping everything a little bit colder. allentown, current wind profile, 15-mile-per-hour northwesterlies and 12 for philadelphia. feelslike temperatures colder
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than actual. feels-like at 10:00 a.m., mid and upper teens. by 1:30, not fairing that much better. montgomery county does have that cold blue in effect tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m. it is going to feel like it is in the low teens. we have more information if you follow us on social media. >> 6:40. it has been an hour since we have been telling you about the multicar accident on 295 in south jersey. >> francesca is keeping an eye on it. >> what can you tell us? >> very serious. two accidents very close together. eight vehicles involved on the northbound side of 295 near route 30. two lanes remain closed. one lane is crawling to get by. it hasn't completely shut down this portion of 295. we do have a backup that will take you 15-20 minutes. for the most part, one lane is
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clawing to get by. eight vehicles involved. minor injuries were reported 295 northbound. let's take a look at travel speeds. i checked back on the schuylkill on the eastbound side, good news, it cleared. travel sfeeds bapeed back into . eastbound, around nine minutes or so. you are pretty good on 422, the schuylkill as well as 495. >> accused of embezzlement, this man stole tens of thousands of dollars from a local youth football league. we'll tell you how he allegedly did it. he gets a lot of compliments.
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he wears his army hat, walks around with his army shirt looking all nice. and then people just say, "thank you for serving our country" and i'm like, that's my dad. male vo: no one deserves a warmer welcome home. that's why we're hiring 10,000 members of the military community by the end of 2017. i'm very proud of him. male vo: comcast. a man is accused of stealing
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$56,000 from a youth football league. michael deflorio is accused of writing checks to himself, using the league's debit card and stealing cash. he had access because he used to be the treasurer of the south jersey elite invitational football league. the attorney general says he betrayed the young members and set the worst possible example for them. rose bowl tickets for penn state students go on sale this morning. >> don't let it leave you vulnerable to scammers. harry har st harry hairston has this morning. >> a big year for temple and penn state. >> we are well-represented in the bowls. >> reporter: sam maraki is a senior deputy attorney general for pennsylvania, telling us there are scammers out there
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trying to make a buck off your fandom. it is important for consumers to do homework before buying tickets, specially those buying tickets from secondary markets. >> know what you are buying whand yand what you are entitled to. >> understand the conditions of the sale and make sure are seats match seats in the stadium. you can usually do this on the venue's website or by calling the facility. >> pay with a credit card. never wire or transfer money to someone you don't know snchlt why harry hairston, nbc 10 responds. >> a full season here. a lot of people, the alumni base, buying tickets and they are heading to the game. all good information for them to have. >> the ag's office tells us it have has received dozens of complaints already. it is already happening. they are counting on you to report any suspicious sites or offers to their offices. >> if you have a consumer
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problem for nbc 10 responds or telemundo 62 responde, let us know about it. the best way to reach us is the way everybody else has reached out when they have had a problem. we will then respond to you. >> it is about 13 minutes before 7:00 and the beginning of the "today" show. >> we say hello to tamron hall and matt lauer. >> coming up on a friday, mounting accidents, lots of airport delays as this powerful winter storm sweeps across the country. we will spend some time talking about what you need to know heading into the weekend. >> tom brokaw joins us as we remember the remarkable life and legacy of john glenn. >> then, one of the biggest names in hollywood, dwayne johnson will be here to talk about some new movies and what he is doing to honor our nation's military heroes. . >> pharrell williams performs live. he is going to heat it up when
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we see you here. vai and rosemary. temple fans and temple alums are very proud to see a tamron affiliate for lester in the nightly news. i think lester is back. >> all right, temple may. >> temple may, temple tough. see you in a little bit. time to get another look at our forecast. it is friday. tgif. is it really? it is so cold out there. we have that arctic blast in full effect. it is really the story right now. look at how gorgeous it is outside? this is deceptive. it is pretty nice. we are mainly seeing mostly clear skies for today. current temperature right now in the 30s, westerly is up to 10 miles per hour. that really is not the issue as far as sky conditions go.
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however, temperatures and the wind profile would be. 31 degrees. west mt. airy, 29. fox chase at 31. summer t summerton at 29 degrees. lehigh valley, keeping it chillier. also, seeing 1 degree warmer at easton and nazareth, 30 degrees for you. this is your three-day outlook. i want to show you what to expect. we are not going to have an issue as far as sky conditions are considered locally. for the suburbs, we could see streaming of lake effects due to a northwesterly push. keep that in mind for the suburbs and the levi valley. it is all about what to expect. we could get a wintry mix with these temperatures mainly in the 30s, topping out in the 30s and overnight lows below the freezing mark. hour by hour forecast, i do have to show you this system that will move in by sunday into
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monday. i will point it out to you. expected high temperatures in the upper 30s. overnight lows in the 20s. i bump this down from 49 to 30 on sunday. we do have southerly wind. we very well could see rain showers by monday. however, i do think the system will start off as a wintry mix. warm up just a bit on tuesday. a high of 44 degrees. look at this. by wednesday and into thursday, tracking the potential for a system to get here that very well could be a wintry system with overnight lows in the teens and highs only in the 20s. we warm up ever so slightly by friday. i do have the word freezing with overnight lows next week in the teens. back to you. >> thanks for that. ten minutes until 7:00 on this friday. we are not getting a break with the weather at the end of the break, not getting a break with traffic. >> friday is usually the
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lightest day of the week. francesca, what are you seeing? >> vai, not even close. >> we are now going to give it some love. watching it at baltimore pike, northbound, issues. southbound for 95 for the airport. we are starting to see some very slow-going traffic. these travel speeds are now in the teens and 20s. very slow on the blue route. notification, cancellations and delays on the trenton line because of equipment problems. up to 60 minutes. everything else seems to be running on time and on schedule. we are already starting to see cancellations because of equipment problems. let's take a look at 95, doing pretty good. look at these travel speeds now in the 30s. 23 minutes. this is the typical morning volume. no surprises or accidents there. when i come back, we'll take a look at the rest of the majors. vai, back to you. nine minutes before 7:00 this holiday season. it is your chance to share kindness. the "today" show has kicked off
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five minutes before 7:00, a look at camelback mountain where it is just about 20 degrees, cold enough to make snow. >> if you snowboard or ski, probably the way to go is a season pass. music to your ears. a great site if you do that. they have lots of snow there on the ground on the runs. you can see it there. >> it could open very soon.
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>> in the meantime, here are the stories we will be following today. >> today, a federal court hearing could decide if pennsylvania's presidential votes will be recounted. earlier this week, a philadelphia judge denied a request by jill stein's green party to do a digital audit. let's head to bucks county where pennsylvania governor, tom wolf will bring his jobs that pay tour to the town. mng recently received a state grant to consolidate its operations. it is expected to create current jobs and create new one ns the air why. a woman accused of killing her twin sister by drive tlg suv off a cliff in hawaii. angela duvall's attorney says she will not fight extradition. she is eager to defend herself against a second-degree murder charge.
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in camden county, glaoucestr township police will begin a crackdown on drinking and driving. today, the girls hockey team beat north carolina to win the title. congratulate them at the bob carpenter center. the celebration is free. doors open at 4:30. good morning, everyone. we are still monitoring this accident scene on 295 in new jersey. our camera near route 30, a multivehicle accident scene involving eight cars. minor injuries were reported. it still hasn't cleared and it is still affecting traffic. watching 95, southbound traffic toward center city. our camera, travel speeds doing okay. still in the 40s and 50s. do expect some delays. your typical morning volume on 95. we will be faking a look at the
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rest of 76, traveling from the blue bird to the vine, take a look at the travel times, doing okay. not all that bad from an earlier accident that did clear up. 16 minutes westbound, able to take you 18 minutes. we are doing pretty good on the majors minus that one accident on 295. we'll keep you updated throughout the rest of the morning. >> francesca, it is all about that cold blast into place. your three-day outlook, philadelphia, seeing mid to upper 30s. usually, we are seeing 48 this time of the year. on saturday, a mix of sun and clouds. the big story is this weekend. what to expect sunday into monday. i would like to add the p.a. suburbs and lehigh valley may see some low 30s. on sunday, a wintry mix with
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temperatures. overnight lows in the 20s and highs only in the 30s. story for the lehigh valley is very similar. overnight lows in the 20s. because we are below freezing, that does mean we have the chance for the wintry mix. it is all about what to expect sunday into monday. yes, we do have this arctic blast story right now but then on sunday, and monday, we have a system moving in. so if temperatures are cold enough and it times out, we could get that wintry mix and possibly some light snow. >> vai is loving it. >> i love it. >> you dguys have plans for the weekend. >> you going to the work party tomorrow night? >> we are going to the holiday party, of course, wouldn't miss it. >> i am going to the army/navy game tomorrow. >> did you see side? you were debating? >> i decided. i found that president-elect trump is coming to the army/navy game. you have to go early to be able to get in because of security. hopefully, that works in. >> you are vai, you can get in. >> dress for the weather.
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>> oh, no. >> we'll have local updates throughout the morning. >> the "today" show is next, have a good one. good morning. mounting misery. snow and ice triggering deadly accidents across the country, and al says if you think it's cold now -- just wait. honoring an icon. >> godspeed, john glenn. >> tributes pour in for john glenn, the first american to orbit the earth. a space pioneer, patriot and politician. >> john glenn was one of the finest guys i knew. >> this morning we'll remember a true american hero. pushing back. president-elect donald trump defends picking a number of wealthy people to serve in his cabinet. >> why can't they have people of modest means? because i want people that made a fortune! >> as his camp discloses mr. trump will remain executive


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