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right now on "nbc 10 news today," doing it his way. donald trump is beginning his first full day as president following a night of inaugural balls. you're not going to normalize it during the election cycle. preparing to protest. tens of thousands of people plan to take part in women's marches today in washington and philadelphia and across the country. we're live in d.c. with a preview. plus a headache for drivers. the delaware river bridge connecting the pa and new jersey turnpikes is closed indefinitely for emergency repairs. we'll explain why. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today".
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i'm rosemary connors. it's 5:00 on this saturday. we're watching some fog rolling in this morning and we're tracking wind and rain for later on in the weekend. meteorologist krystal klei has the details in this first alert neighborhood forecast. most accurate forecast in town. >> we've put up a first alert for our entire area. why? because sunday night through monday night we're tracking a strong nor'easter that will be affecting our area. the results of that heavy rain at times plus looking at strong wind gusts. as a result some coastal flooding. right now looking more minor but still potential coastal flooding as we go into your sunday night through monday night. today it's going to be an okay day. if you want to get stuff done you can do it outdoors. problems don't pick up until tomorrow. here's a look at radar and satellite. right now just clouds in place. that's what we'll keep today. light drizzle or misting has been occurring this morning
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because visibility is down and low clouds and fog out there. take a look. these are some of your visibilities. around a quarter of mile in quakertown and coatesville. dense fog in parts of our suburbs. philadelphia, three quarters of a mile through philly. more avenue assistance fog you're dealing with. things thin out a bit further south. dover at one and a half and atlantic city around five miles. what this means this morning driving is not the best but overall today should be a drier one than what we see in the days to come. we'll track out the rain for sunday and for your monday morning coming up. 5:02 on this saturday. today the women's march on philadelphia is set for 10:00 this morning. as you can see through that fog you're looking at the ben franklin parkway. organizers expect tens of thousands of people to demonstrate. similar marches defending civil and human rights will be held in dozens of cities across the country. with this march happening in
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philadelphia there will be road closures. francesca ruscio has more on traffic. >> bhere's what you need to kno. 20,000 people are expected to be in this area and these are the demonstration road closures. ben franklin parkway between 16th street and 20th street. 19th street between grape and vine and ray street between 20th and logan circle. a lot happening today. we'll continue to watch for further updates. you're looking at live pictures and some patchy fog in the area. back to you. in addition to philadelphia, women from our area will be heading to our nation's capital this morning for the women's march on washington. they will demonstrate for the rights of women and families. nbc 10 pamela osborn is live in washington this morning to tell us about the march there. >> reporter: rosemary, the march here in washington is expected to be huge, about 200,000 people
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are expected to participate today. the women and men who will be here, represent more than 30 different organizations. the rally is scheduled ahead of the march will begin at 10:00 this morning at independence avenue. what is this all about? organizers say that it's to send a bold message to president trump that women's rights are human rights and not just that they are protesting for police and criminal justice reform, women's reproductive rights, lgbtq rights as well as equal pay. not just women here marching, sister marches as they are called are happening all across the country. a representative from the pennsylvania chapter of women who are going to be coming here today said they are expecting anywhere from 12 to 20,000 pennsylvanians to be here and participating in this march. when i come back next half hour i'll tell you more about the celebrities that are also supposed to be participate in today's events. reporting live in washington,
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i'm pamela osborn, nbc 10 news. one of those sister marches is happening in trenton scheduled for 10:00 this morning. they will rally at the city's war memorial before marching to new jersey's state house. stay with nbc 10 on air and on the app as we track the women's marches here and in washington. we'll have traffic alert, some roads may be closed throughout the day. ♪ that's the first dance for president donald trump and melania trump at one of the inaugural balls. three official balls capped off a historic day in our nation's capital. here's what part of our 45th president had to say on stage. >> today we had a great day. you're going to see things happening over the next few weeks. you're going to be so happy.
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i want to thank all of our supporters. my number one supporter melania, what she puts up with. oh, thank you, honey. >> nbc 10's jim rosenfield co-anchored our team coverage of the inauguration yesterday. here's his report on a momentous day in american history. >> reporter: donald j. trump. validation for the businessman and former reality tv star. secretary hillary clinton holding her own. michelle obama unsmiling. >> i donald j. trump. >> reporter: president trump takes the oath of office. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: the commander-in-chief wasting no time condemning the politicians around him. >> washington flourished but the people did not share in its wealth. politicians prospered but the jobs left and the factories closed. >> reporter: the president vowing to stop what he called american carnage, poverty,
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troubled schools, drugs, crime and economic decline. >> january 20th, 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. >> reporter: then an olive branch. >> those very honored, very, very honored when i heard that president bill clinton and secretary hillary clinton was coming today and i think it's appropriate to say, and i would like you to stand up. >> reporter: the president walked part of the parade route, first lady me land where a at his side on their way to the white house. watching the remainder of the parade from the reviewing stand. the 45th president watching proudly with his family. jim rosenfield, nbc 10 news. our coverage of the inauguration of donald trump as
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president continues. just ahead we'll introduce to some students from our area who made the trip to washington to witness history. plus the delaware river bridge that connects the new jersey and pa turnpike is closed. we'll fill you in on the repairs that shut down the span.
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a live look outside philadelphia. you can see the flags right now just kind of whipping around barely in the wind. we don't have high winds today. don't expect high winds today. tomorrow and especially later in the day on monday these things will be whipping around because we're talk much higher winds picking up. that's why we put that first alert out for your sunday night to monday night. you can see we have clouds to deal with. if we pull this thing out. take a look at southwest of us, down near louisiana. first-round of rain creeps into our area ahead of the main
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system that will affect us for our first alert. take a look at the clouds today. this is through your saturday. as we go into saturday night and particularly sunday morning we may start to see some rain pick up. this is going a little early on timing closer to 6:00, 7:00 a.m. what it shows us is more light to moderate rain. the yellow could be a few small pockets of heavier rain. this is going too extreme. we'll bring in some chance for rain as we go through your sunday. light spotty showers around your lunch hour. cloudy. winds are picking up a bit. there you see as we go into your sunday evening, 5:00. now we're looking at more of a light to moderate rain. this will be ahead of the actual system that at this point will be pretty close to us and as we push this along that will be giving us the heaviest rain sunday night right on into monday night, a long period. here's your weekend forecast. philadelphia today 54 degrees. sunday 52 degrees. but that's when the rain picks up and that's across the entire
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region. lehigh valley around 50. cooler in new jersey and delaware. big hit comes monday. we'll talk more about that in just a few minutes. today delegates at the lgbtq conference in philadelphia plan to participate in the women's march on the city. several thousand members of the lgbtq community are in town for the five day conference. the group's goal is to organize strongly to protect the rights they received during the obama administration. >> i was hearing people say there's a crack in the bridge. >> the connector bridge over the delaware river between pa and new jersey is closed for repairs. we'll explain why and how to get around it.
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quarter after 5:00 right now on this saturday and we're looking at a foggy obvious center city philadelphia. meteorologist krystal klei will be back through the morning to tell us more about how our weekend is shaping up. this morning the delaware river bridge linking the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpike is closed indefinitely for emergency repairs. the bridge is a major connector between bucks and burlington county. mile and a half long span opened to traffic back in 1956. turnpike officials from both states jointly shut down the bridge and dispatched repair crews late yesterday. officials closed the span after a paint worker spoted a crack on the pennsylvania side of the bridge. a man who lives yards from the bridge tells us the repairs are long overdue. >> some of the debris did come down, come in to my yard. >> turnpike officials are not sure exactly how long the repairs will take.
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we have a check now of our first alert traffic with reporter francesca ruscio. she has more on how you can get around this turnpike connector bridge while it's closed indefinitely for repairs. >> due to those repairs, traffic on the eastbound side must exit for the delaware valley. take a look at these road closures. i put in place some alternates for you. we see where it's close. 413 northbound. north-southbound cross over there and route 1 just up ahead to cross over the bridge as well. again take a look at these road closures especially once again highlighting it right here. pa turnpike between delaware valley. eastbound traffic you can take the exit for the dare valley. i'll be back with more updates and take a look at what's happening throughout the rest of the area. back to you. women from all over our area will be heading to our nation's capital this morning for the women's march on washington. this is a live look at
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philadelphia's 30th street station. this is where some of the participants are boarding buses for the ride down i-95. >> it's been an amazing journey. and now the work begins. >> president donald trump and the first lady celebrated his inauguration into night. the couple danced to the franklin song "my way" at the freedom ball after a long day of ceremonies. we caught up with students from delaware who got a front row seat to history. these students traveled from wilmington with their social studies teacher. he tells us some day these children will be the ones shaping the future of our country but yesterday they watched and learned. >> 20 years i want to be able to tell the kids i went to the inauguration of president donald trump. >> it's a new administration for us and we really only known obama administration. we haven't been around anything else. >> now they will spend at least
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four of their teenage years with a trump presidency and potentially study a new set of policies. president trump is wasting no time in paelg back some of obama's major policies beginning with the fieshl care act. within hours the president signed his first executive order to quote ease the regulatory burden of the aca. it means federal agencies will have broad powers to loosen rules created under obamacare. that includes penalizing people who fail to carry health insurance. the executive order notes r president trump plans to seek prompt repeal of the aca. president trump made a dozen promises during his campaign that he says he would keep on day one in the white house. here are five of them. introduce a constitutional amendment for congressional term limits. freeze hiring for the federal government to reduce payrolls. ban white house and congressional officials from becoming lobbyists for five years after they leave government employment. stop all federal funding to
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sanctuary cities like philadelphia. and suspend immigration from regions tied to terrorism or vetting is difficult. good morning. our first alert is not until sunday night through monday night. we're look right now first your current conditions for today. then we'll get into the details of your first alert. here are the temperatures we're at right now in your philadelphia neighborhoods. this is very nice start. i grabbed my big jacket because it was on the chair but i didn't need it. 43. park side 43. west mount airy 42. you might want something with a hood because we have some misting out there as we do have low clouds and lingering fog. this moisture is all from yesterday. berks county right at 39 degrees. leonardville 37 degrees. look to the lehigh valley, about the same, upper 30s. and allentown at 38 degrees. this is good news.
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it means we don't have to worry about any icing even though we have wet spots. on your radar and satellite, it's cloudiness for today. that's what we expect throughout the day. not much sun. today is ahead of a one-two punch. first one being the lighter to more moderate rain that moves in sunday. then as we go into sunday evening we'll see the heavier rain start to move in and higher winds pick up. for today this is the better day to get out if you need to do things outdoors. 54 degrees in center city. 51 in lansdale. same for coatstown. notice the icons. that's icon for some fogginess. it will lift a bit. this morning because of the moisture and constant temperatures you may run in some fog. 54 degrees in trenton. atlantic city at 50 for today and rehoboth beach 53 for the forecast temperature. future wind gust which is important for sunday especially evening through monday. part of the reason for that first alert. by 8:00 on your sunday one model
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projection picks up gusts to 25 miles per hour. so starting to get breezy out there. overnight we're windier. and by your morning commute on sunday looking pretty windy. in fact gusts around 40 to 50 miles per hour particularly along the shore points are certainly possible. this is at 8:00 a.m. on monday. winds will hang pretty strong as we go through the day just dipping a tad to maybe around 30 to 40 miles per hour in philadelphia and you can see that difference as well down dover to 30 mile-per-hour gusts as well. now we've gone to sunday evening a few minutes we did sun daytime. let's do your evening hours. this is when you see the deeper greens picking up. monday at 7:30 a.m. but heavier rain continues throughout your day. we'll talk more about this in your first alert coming up. the first lady's home town slovenia threw a party. she has not visited her home
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town since the 1980s but local leaders hope her new title will attract attention to their area. americans living in mexico are speaking out about president trump and his policies. a grouch u.s. ex-patriots watched yesterday's inauguration at a retirement community. many were skeptical that the new president would renegotiate the nafta trade deal or build a wall along the u.s.-mexico border. >> somehow i don't believe that he'll be able to do it because of the cost involved and how many people will protest this. >> mexico rejected president trump's promise that it will reimburse america for the cost border wall. today donald trump begins his first full day as president of the united states. ahead in our next half hour we'll have more of the sights and sounds from the inauguration in washington. join me on sounds when we sit down and talk about forced
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5:26 right now on this saturday. here's a live view over center city. just a light breeze out there right now. 42 degrees. we're watching some fog rolling in and hovering around the region. meteorologist krystal klei will have the details on when that fog will eventually burn off coming up throughout the newscast. today montgomery county police will hold a free child fingerprinting event. parents will get a copy of their children's fingerprints to file away in case of an emergency. the philadelphia home show is in its second and final weekend at the pennsylvania convention center. check out the latest in home
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improvements, design and technology. the show runs today from 10:00 this morning to 9:00 this evening. it wraps up tomorrow from 10:00 to 6:00. 5:27 right now anthony saturday. yesterday in washington it was all about the inauguration. today it's the women's march. we'll be checking in with nbc 10 pamela osborn who is live in d.c. with a preview. and we're under a first alert for a strong nor'easter affecting our entire area. we'll get to the details on the timing of this. plus a little better saturday forecast. you can see outside dry currently. that's all coming up.
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>> today women's right will take center stage with marches around the world. philadelphia's kicks off in a few hours. we're live in washington preview there. ♪ dancing the night away. president donald trump celebrated his inauguration at
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three gala balls last night. today he begins his first full day as commander-in-chief. we are off to a bit of a foggy start in the philadelphia region this morning. we're watching the fog and tracking winds and rain for later on this weekend. it's all coming up in your first alert neighborhood forecast. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm rosemary connors. it's 5:30 on this saturday. thanks for being with us. we're looking for that morning fog to clear out but then we're tracking some rain for later on this weekend. meteorologist krystal klei has the details in the most accurate forecast in the region. what we're looking at is a first alert we issued because we're tracking that system. it will strengthen into a nor'easter as it moves into our neck of the woods. it's way off to the west currently but tomorrow it may become an issue. first alert is for the entire area starting sunday night lasting all the way through your monday night. this is for rain

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