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salt. >> the worst of the storm will be happening when most people are sleeping overnight. there's a wide range of snow totals from the poconos where they will likely see the most, and here in philadelphia, a lot less. >> our nbc 10 first alert team of meteorologists is keeping you informed on what to expect hour by hour beginning at 5:00 in the morning. >> this is certainly a significant storm mainly because of the icing issues and there's going to be a lot of travel problems around this part of the country tomorrow morning. we had a first alert issued two days ago for this storm and now we expanded it to much of new jersey and northern delaware, mostly the lehigh valley and berks county. 11:00 p.m. tonight, through saturday, limited accumulations and limited time. but the slippery roads will combine with travel troubles.
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4:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., snow changes to icing, freezing rain and sleet. the icing mix changing to rain from south to north across the area, during the morning. by afternoon, earning verythinge and it's just getting drier actually, and it's getting warmer. there might be some fog tomorrow morning, you can see that area is much bigger it was just a few hours ago. by a little after midnight, that area of light snow is coming across most of our pennsylvania counties, into parts of south jersey, another areas moves up to the south, by 6:00 a.m., there's a solid area of snow from the philadelphia region all the way to the poconos, but warmer air is coming up from the south and that's going to change the snow to the ice to the rain. and that timing is extremely critical, neighborhood by neighborhood. and we'll get to that in just a minute.
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>> in the meantime, it is way too cold to up the steps at the art museum tonight. and we're looking here at 30th street station, and people trying to get home. >> i know you're breaking down the impact for those people in the morning. >> in between the snow and rain, we're talking about ice. that is going to be the biggest concern, that is going to make the roadways very dangerous. so we'll talk about the most dangerous times to be on the road. this is really what you want to avoid. just wait until it changes over to rain and starts to change up a little bit as you head out. we're looking at snow through the lehigh valley, the poconos, philadelphia, and some of our new jersey neighborhoods. the pink shows you where the ice is, and then the rain moving down to the shore. 6:30 in the morning, at this
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point we expect an icing situation in northern newcastle county, chester county, the philadelphia area, and even some of our new jersey neighborhoods right across the river. 7:30, 8:00 in the morning, this slowly moves to the north as the atmosphere starts to warm. we could still see an ice any mix. some bucks county could be seeing snow so all these areas you could be dealing with pretty treacherous roadways early. and that ice starts to move up into lehigh valley, still in upper bucks county, and that yellow, that's actually rain starting to form as we continue warming up. again, in the morning, we're looking at the primary time from about 6:00 a.m. to about 10:00 a.m. we'll be tracking the temperatures through the entire morning and that's going to show you when things finally do warm
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up. let's talk about getting the roads ready. a live look at the schuylkill expressway at city avenue. >> from philadelphia to montgome montgomery county, road crews are going to be hitting the area in force. >> reporter: crews expected to be an all nighter. crews say they could be on the roads as early as 1:00 in the morning. >> generally go a few hours to bed early and get a nice nap in and get ready for the phone call. >> reporter: it's a call tom is hoping doesn't come. it's not that he and the public works crews in plymouth road crews are not ready. they spent weeks getting the trucks ready and filled with salt. so they're ready for the night. >> when they call, i'm in. >> reporter: the roads should be pretty clear, in plymouth,
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they're for snow to start falling after midnight. >> we do all the main roads first, so we handle a lot of state roads and collector streets and once we do that, we'll go into all the neighborhoods. >> and the usually jammed main roads will be quiet. >> reporter: with that mix of overnight snowfall on an icy morning, they're not going to be going anywhere. good news for those who will be bethe wheel who urge you, if you see one of these trucks, stay far behind it. >> they need to have patience for us keeping the roads clear for them so they can get home safely. people who try to pass us, go and spin out and have accidents. just a little bit of patience, slow down they get home much safer. >> reporter: than's the same for those crews that are driving those trucks, they're putting
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salt on the roads and slow moving traffic will help to get that ice off the roads. speeding won't do anyone any good. and this note, american airlines are allowing passengers to change their flights. philadelphia international airport is ready and stocked with supplies for tomorrow more. if you're flying tomorrow morning, check the airline for possible delays. don't leave the house without turning on the tv and watching nbc10 today. our meteorologists will be watching the temperatures all morning. a young boy died in the fire as philadelphia firefighters batled icy conditions trying to put that fire out. flames raced through the second floor bedroom as firefighters arrived. the fire spread to another home
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where neighbors rescued an elderly woman. it took firefighters two hours to get it under control because of the freezing conditions. a delaware county police officer who was shot 7 times and survived, went face to face with the man accused of shooting him. daunte island shot christopher dorman. the officer testified that island punched him in the head when he asked to pat him down. then he said that island just started firing. dorman's parents are still thankful they didn't lose their son. >> i have my son and this could be a different christmas for us than it's going to be, and it's going to be a great christmas and we have a lot to be thankful for. >> island will be formally arraigned next month. there's a new plan on track to speed up travel along the northeast corridor. the federal railroad
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administration laid out it's plans to cut commute business a half hour. one plan is to add a new traffic stop at phil's airport. that means people wouldn't have to change at 30th street station. and straighter tracks in some stretches so trains can go faster. the train going between baltimore and wilmington will be able to go 220 miles an hour. this $120 billion proposed plan would be done over the next 30 years. a state lawmaker finally resigned months after refusing the leave the seat following a guilty plea on money laundering charges, leslie acosta's resignation takes effect january 3. she pleaded guilty in march to stealing hundreds of thaw thousands of dollars from a
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general fund. police have a warrant out for miguel soto, a 73-year-old woman was followed through the casino and robbed of her purse. president obama blamed russia for alleged hacking during the election. the fbi now backs the cia's conclusion that russia interfered in the presidential election in part to help then candidate donald trump. an nbc news report this week that the russian president vladimir putin personally directed the hacking operation that expose democratic e-mails. >> told russia to stop it. and indicated there will be consequences when they do it. >> the president also said he
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because confident that the actual election systems in the u.s. were not tampered with. for much more on this story ahead on nbc "nightly news" with lester holt, that's at 6:30. next at 6:00, not one but two fireworks shows at one location on new year's eve. >> i'm tracking snow and ice and some of that in your neighborhood, what you can expect when you wake up in the morning.
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an air force veteran got an early holiday surprise today. >> a major league surprise. senior airman shawn johnson was surprised with a free trip to philly's fantasy camp in clearwater. it was part of the fun of the liberty uso sharing party. >> and a big hug and a kiss. just nine days now until christmas and it won't be long until 2017. >> and you can watch the fireworks at the blue cross river rink.
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>> three, two, one! >> reporter: it's the philly tradition to ring in the new year. fireworks at the blue cross river rink. and already people can't wait. >> we're all ready for the fireworks it should be fantastic this year. >> reporter: this year, once again, you'll have two chances to watch, something that sets philadelphia apart from the rest. >> we can't think of another city that does the 6:00 show and a midnight show. which is just a tribute to how family friendly and sensitive philadelphia really is to what families might need and what people might want. >> reporter: nbc10 will broadcast the fireworks live at 6:00 on december 31st, and then when the clock strikes midnight, another show. the excitement already building. >> you have the views, it's just
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a great, amazing thing to look at. >> reporter: erin coleman, nbc10 news. once again, don't miss the new year's eve fire works live at 6:00 right here on nbc10. and then we'll be live on facebook at midnight, on the nbc10 facebook page. fully it won't be too cold on new year's. >> we're tracking snow and ice. >> we're definitely going to be getting it, most of the area is going to be involved, the bottom line is sleep late and drive even later and you'll be in pretty good shape. we have a first alert, we issued it two days ago because of this storm, it covers most of our region, except now extreme southern delaware and south jersey. we expanded it this afternoon. that's from 11:00 tonight through saturday morning, accumulating snow, an icy and
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slippery roads. starting to see a couple of returns, but that is high up in the clouds and not reaching the ground. but a lot of this is. if you've been watching, it just keeps growing and expanding, and this's all part of the system that's moving in this way. now what are we going to have for the timeline? it's a limited portion of the weekend, we're going to have problems. this is 4:00 to 8:00 a.m. snow to mix, the icy mix from 8:00 a.m. to noon, ending from south to north. the afternoon is just fine for travel. the night is going to be warmer. travel issue might be fog by then. and that's about it. hour by hour. watch what happens here afternoon midnight. we have got the snow coming in. another area develops from the south. so by 5:00, 6:00 a.m., it's snowing across most of the area. the darker blues indicating the
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heavier snow. chester berks, poconos, mercer county, getting snow accumulate at that time. then there's a change to ice, the warm air is coming up from the south, changing the snow to ice, changing from the ice to rain and that mean that the temperatures are extremely critical. hour by hour, and neighborhood by neighborhood, meteorologist erika martin has more on that. >> reporter: glenn, that's right, it will all be about the temperatures in your neighborhood what you will see. some will see snow, some will see ice and of course widespread rain by tomorrow. temperatures by 11:00 p.m., lots of 20s out there, low 20s for lehigh valley. and notice we're seeing southerly winds getting stronger through the overnight hours, so
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by 8:00 a.m. we're all right seeing warmer temperatures for cape may county. philly, delaware, new jersey, still seeing some 20s. but kent county will see low 30s, at the freezing mark. the concern would be the lehigh valley, outer pa suburbs, the temperature will remain below the freezing mark, so it's all about your temperature in your neighborhood as glenn just mentioned. that will dictate the type of weather you will see. >> and krystal and bill will be here tomorrow to keep track of those temperatures hour by hour. by tomorrow afternoon, we're drying out, the temperature is going up, and then sunday the next area of rain will come in and it will be much warmer during that time. when is the ice going to end? it's mostly rain far to the
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south, 6:00 to 7:00 a.m., from dover, middletown, up to vineland, 7:00 to 9:00 a.m., most of the philadelphia area, farther to the north, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. for king of prussia, west chester, buckingham and then 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. up through allentown and redding. so if you wait long enough, the weather will improve. a little bit more to the north and west, and the ice may be the toughest thing. and travel to the west or the north or even down to washington, it's not recommended in the morning. sixers-lakers tonight at 8:00 here at the wells fargo center in south philly. it's the first time the lakers will be in town. allen iverson will be in town tonight. i'm here with all the details next in sports.
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i'm danny pommells, csn, good to see you. hope all is well. you see that seven streeter is practicing for the national anthem. allen iverson will be honored at half time for his induction into the hall of fame. some of the fans made that trip to say thank you. many more will get to say thank
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you tonight. if you can't make it to the wells fargo center, the game is on nbc10 at 8:00. weapon. danger sprawls will not play as the ravens get it on. he's in the nfl protocol for concussions. there are more issues on the offensive as well. with a hamstring. with all those facts in place, doug pederson on if he thought about sitting carson wepntz. >> i play guys that have been there all season long and he's been a big part of that. and i don't want to necessarily do that now, with him. i don't want to send that type of message, not only to him, but to the team. >> reporter: baseball, phillies,
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discuss his new contract. his numbers are one of the reasons for the new deal. >> i think for a young team like ours, and the culture that we're trying to build, the style of play that this young man produces on the field is something that's very important to this franchise. >> as always, pitchers and catchers are just around the corner in the new year. joel embiid is probable with a left knee contusion. we'll be right back.
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well, the weekend is going to start off rough, with some snow and ice. but it's going to change to rain as temperatures go up. as you see on saturday, then up a whole lot more sunday morning. getting those highs and then it
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starts to cool down for later on sunday and the 10-day forecast shows colder air returning on monday but just briefly and the next rain thursday before we look ahead toward christmas weekend it does not look like a white christmas at all. >> speaking of looking ahead, someone's getting out of town just in time with this member. a beloved member of our family is heading to d.c. >> first alert meteorologist sheena parveen in her last day. she's heading to d.c., but staying in the nbc family. you really are a delight. >> thank you, guys. >> it's a sad day for us. >> it's bittersweet, the move to d.c. is going to be a great one, so is the nbc studio there. i'm going to miss our family. this is why we come to work, because our viewers are amazing.
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the philadelphia area, i think a lot of people describe as passionate which is why we all love what we do. but i'm going to miss all of you and our viewers. thanks very much. breaking news tonight. intelligence sources say the fbi agrees with the cia that the russians interfered in the election, in part, to help donald trump win. tonight president obama points the finger at putin, as nbc news learned the extraordinary measures the government took to protect the vote. getting out alive. our team is inside aleppo on the front lines of the horror. families trapped and desperately trying to escape. frozen nation. the most bitter blast yesterday. temperatures feel like 28 below. snow on the way in places. al roker is here with more. the power of plastic, hidden credit card perks that many people don't even know they have. how you can save money. you might be shocked. and the incredible gift of giving. a holiday surprise. our friday

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