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icy spots will disappear during the day. we're in for a warmup and sign of the warm air surging into the area is this -- look at the fog that has formed in cape may. not the only spot seeing warm, moist air. above freezing in cape may, so fog won't be an issue. the colder neighborhoods in wilmington with temperatures in the 20s and dense fog right now, back down to quarter-mile visibility. the fog can create another layer of ice. if it dried out yesterday, it might have a thin layer of ice thanks to the fog this morning. light fog in millville and wildwood, mt. holly has 2.5-mile visibility. the fog will be here to start with. the icy spots, here to start with, but watch what happens to the temperatures that are starting off in the 20s and low 30s this morning with sunshine. seeing them warm into the upper 30s and low 40s this afternoon. ice will be disappearing on its own. it's going to take a few hours. that happens during the mid to
late morning hours. the ice will finally be gone, and bright sunshine eating into the snow pack that's on the ground in many neighborhoods. i'll break it down neighborhood by neighborhood to show how quickly things are changing coming up in ten minutes. jess jessie? morristown at 38 and nixon drive. this is what we're looking at. you can definitely see into some of the center of the intersection here, some of the roads are still wet. it's going to be the secondary roads, mainly around the neighborhoods that will be the slipperiest. also we're going to watch for some of the wetness that might be a little slippery, too. on and off ramps, as well. crashes, too. one in new hanover at church road, watching mass transit, as well, minor delays. right now the market frankford line dealing with equipment problems. delays there, if you want to check before you go. other than that, new jersey transit, amtrak, and patco on time. back to you.
[ sounds ] sends shivers up your spine. waking up to icy spots on the roads and on cars. what you need to know. >> matt delucia in fax choice. -- fox chase. tell us what you're seeing. >> reporter: we're hearing that in neighborhoods here, ice scrapers getting a lot of use. if you look here behind me, you see in this neighborhood, cars with the glaze over the windshield and the windows. you'll have to get that defroster running early on this morning. take a couple extra minutes when you go out the door. make sure you're careful because there's ice out on the roadways. out in storm force 10. a look here at the temperatures. 29 degrees, below freezing. the ice on the ground at this point is not melting yet. a rough go of it this morning. a little bit more of the
treacherous conditions that you have to deal with before things melt and thaw out. the side streets, seeing some of them still have snow from last week and ice. this is what we're looking at in terms of icy conditions, the sidewalks. look at tips for walking in the ice, safety tips here. take short steps or shuffle if you can. also keep your hands out of your pockets. that will help increase the balance. also, you can use hands to break your fall if you slip. also, it's a good idea to wear a heavy, bulky coat that can also break your fall if you happen to slip. hopefully you won't need to have anything break your fall. there are a lot of untreated areas, sidewalks, parking lots, and side streets that we have seen this morning.
it's a good idea especially if your kid has schools, to make sure kids follow the safety tips as they head out to the bus stop. matt delucia, nbc10 news. >> thanks. about 100 residents of a nursing home that had to evacuate are waking up in temporary locations. a burst pipe forced patients out of the fairview nursing center. the burst happened in an electrical room so crews had to cut power to the building. no one was hurt. residents were moved to temporary locations in the area, and repairs are underway. records show 2017 was the most expensive year ever for u.s. weather disasters. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration or noaa said hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, drought, and freezes cost the country about $306 billion last year. disasters also cost at least 362 lives.
$125 billion in losses from hurricane harvey last august were second only to hurricane katrina in '05. keep track of weather on our nbc10 app. get instant traffic and weather alerts to your smartphone. 5:35. state prosecutors are in charge of the criminal case involving the hazing death of a penn state fraternity pledge. pennsylvania's attorney general says his office agreed to take over the case by the d.a. in center county who said he had a conflict of interest. 19-year-old timothy piazza died last year after drinking and falling several times. and no one called for help for many, many hours. several members of the beta theta pi fraternity are charged. and there's been a hazing death of a pledge that took place in 2013. the men subjected college freshman michael deng to being blindfolded, forced to wear a
heavy backback, and repeated -- backpack, and repeatedly tackled as part of a frat initiation procedure. pass piazza's family put out a statement saying, "the bad behavior continues to be all too prevalent. prosecutors and court systems throughout the country need to take a tougher stance on these types of crimes." an update to a story that we've been covering for the past few days. deputies in orange county, california, say the wilderness where a upenn student disappeared yielded no clouues,o they've stopped searching the area. investigators are just pursuing other leads. for the past three days, officials have scoured the 2,400-acre forest where he vanished. the sophomore was in california visiting family for the winter break. witnesses said he went out with a friend last tuesday and hasn't been seen since. we might be weeks away for the most critical part of the russia investigation.
that's when special counsel robert mueller could come face to face with president trump. nbc news confirms the president's legal team met with federal investigators last month to talk about a range of options. for example, whether mueller or his team would question mr. trump directly or if the president would submit to written answers to questions. president trump's lawyers told nbc news that they're fully cooperating to reach the earliest resolution. mueller is looking into russian interference in the 2016 elections. the president has often called the investigation a hoax. today at the white house, president trump will hold a bipartisan meeting on immigration. the president will talk with members of the house and senate about the next steps toward a reform policy. mr. trump said he wants congress to find a border wall to fund -- to fund a border wall with mexico in exchange for a deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from being deported. today delaware lawmakers get back to work for the first time in 2018.
and legalizing marijuana is on the agenda. medical marijuana is already legal in the state. lawmakers will consider also making the drug legal for recreational use. delaware's general assembly will also focus on whether the state should reinstate the death penalty which was ruled unconstitutional in 2016. i'm meteorologist bill henley. 18 minutes before 6:00. just cold enough for icy spots this morning. if it hasn't been treated or didn't dry out yesterday, it is frozen this morning in philadelphia. 29 degrees. it's not going to be frozen for long. we will be up to the freezing point at 8:00. then look at the warmup -- 36 degrees at 10:00. at noontime, closer to the 40-degree mark. a big turnaround for the temperatures. the suburbs now, 30 degrees. icy spots, address that weren't cleared or treated and sidewalks
and other streets, as well. seeing some spots of ice. like the rest of the area, bright sunshine. this morning, we'll see the temperatures bump above freezing. the ice will disappear and the melting that will take care of a lot of the snow that's on the ground will accelerate during the day. 24 in the lehigh valley. colder to start with as skies have cleared out and dry air is moving in? like the rest of the area, temperatures in the upper 30s to near 40 this afternoon. 30 degrees right now in new jersey. by 8:00 this morning, right at the freezing mark. upper 30s at noontime. near 40 this afternoon. breeze blow, will feel like 32 in the shade. in the sunshine, temperatures with this much sunshine, feeling like 40s. the melting is occurring now. 36 degrees. and that takes it into the 40s this afternoon with plenty of sunshine.
we've got sunshine on the way for delaware, too. fog this morning. thick fog in spots. that will disappear along with the ice by lunchtime. 37 and 41 at 2:00. next chance of wet weather comes in at the end of the week. showers possible thursday night. it's friday and into saturday that rain will move in. it will be too warm for anything else. i'll show if that's going to affect the eagles game when i come back in ten minutes. >> it can never get too warm. not now? >> no. we'll look into how the schuylkill is looking at 5:40. >> jessica boyington's been watching the roads. yeah, watching the schuylkill expressway and cameras around montgomery drive? we didn't have the construction earlier, and we have pretty much clear roads. the eastbound and westbound not seeing problems with drive times. the slippery spots, safe in saying that they're on most of the secondary roads, the neighborhood areas, the majors are great. as you head out, the neighbors are the best bet to watch the on
and off ramps. a crash at big road and church road. watching 95. the drive time looks good. 14 minutes southbound from woodhaven moving through the vine street expressway. speeds still up into the high 50s. >> thank you. coming up, a speech is stirring political speculation. >> it's here with every woman who chooses to say "me, too." >> the calls for the queen of daytime tv to set her sights on the white house. and the chaos continues. one of the country's busiest airports struggles to sift through luggage after a flood kept hundreds of planes grounded. underestimating the eagles? the birds are being called the playoff underdogs. now the team, well, they're responding to the doubt.
so i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon! [ cheers ] >> oprah for president. the call for oprah to run for office is gaining momentum following her speech at sunday night's golden globes. oprah spoke about women's empowerment, and many thought that she sounded like a candidate. >> the hash tag #oprah2020 quickly started to trend yesterday morning. we talked to jasmine sethum, a philadelphia who runs an organization called "she can win," which trains and prepares women to run for office, about an oprah run. >> imwith of color are the back -- women of color are the backbone of the democratic party. oprah is the epitome of not only women of color, but women in general. if she wants to run for president, she most certainly can. >> now oprah's not commented on running for office. her longtime partner, stedman graham, added fuel to the
speculation when he told the "l.a. times," it's up to the people, she would absolutely do it. 5:46. eagles as the underdogs? eagles responding to oddsmakers who doubt a birds win. if history repeats itself, saturday's game may tell us more. >> pam, how is the team reacting today? >> reporter: players are saying they have confidence this themselves and their team, as well, despite the doubters out there. they seem pretty sure they'll be able to shake off the underdog status once they hit the field on saturday. excitement is building across eagles nation. this is the first home playoff game since 2013. fletcher cox says the doubts are adding fuel to the fire. >> we've been respected all year. our record speaks for itself.
we're a team, and that's beenrespebee beendisrespected -- been disrespected week in and week out. we ring the bell every week. adds fuel to the fire. that's what the team -- obviously going all year, big chip on our shoulder. people doubting us every week. we want to go out and shut the doubters up. >> reporter: the eagles take on the falcons at the linc at 4:35 on saturday. >> thank you. unless you're holding a ticket or press pass, nbc10 your official eagles station. the only place to see the battle of the birds. kickoff at the linc on saturday, 4:35. you can count on our free hour live pregame show to get you ready for the game. and big game last night for alabama fans, waking up like christmas morning. they're national champions after a thriller in atlanta. at halftime, georgia up 13-0 over the tide. then in the third quarter, they
lay out another touchdown. to extend the lead. the tide's starting quarterback gets the boot. in the fourth, a kid that's 25-2 in two years. a true freshman comes in -- gets alabama back in the game. at the end of regulation, goes to overtime. there's the game-winning pass there. a long bomb after he had been sacked, lost 16 yards. bama wins 26-23. nick sabin getting his sixth national championship. pretty amazing. >> we talked about this on facebook live earlier. we had to have a big discussion about this. >> you're texting me early this morning, hey, as soon as you come in, i want to see you. >> not every coach could have done what he did. >> i don't think so. >> pulled such a quarterback and put in a freshman. >> because he -- that coach has the clout to do that. he did the right thing. >> if alabama fans are waking up
like christmas morning, what do georgia fans feel like this morning? >> like halloween, a nightmare. >> wah, wah, wah. >> i feel -- i know a lot of georgia fans. i feel their pain. you may be excited for alabama -- >> you're a cubs fan -- >> oh, my god. let me go over the weather, the snow, ice -- >> got it all. >> there we go. and to add to the excitement, fog has been pushing into the area. this is actually a good sign for our area. fog forming is a sign that warm air is pushing into the area. warm, moist air meeting the cooler surfaces at the shore. not as cold as the roast -- the rest of the area. temperatures above freezing, and melting happening at the shore. lancaster, quarter-mile visibility. dense fog there. seeing some dense fog in wilmington and at the shore,
pockets of dense fog. wildwood the airport, reporting quarter-mile visibility. a mile and a half in millville. the fog will not last all day. and no sign of the fog here from the aquarium. nice, clear start. skies are clear overhead. the clouds and wet weather out of the picture. we're not out of the woods yet. temperatures back in the 20s. some icy spots are going to be found. if you did not dry out your driveway or treat it, it's going to be ice covered this morning. the treated roads should be fine. you may have to scrape the windshield to get underway, especially with temperatures in the teens and 20s in the suburbs. exton, malvern, in the 20s. low 20s right now in college victi ville, and 32 in newtown. headed for the 40-degree mark this morning. the warmup starts first thing. still cold enough for icy spots at the bus stop this morning, sidewalks. if they haven't been treated, they'll be ice covered this morning. but we will see the temperatures
climb with sunshine, 20s at 8:00, to the upper 30s and low 40s this afternoon. the wet weather completely out of the picture for us. no wet weather to the west. nice and clear. a couple of days of sunshine before we get the chance of rain coming before the weekend. this is the hour-by-hour forecast. 3:00 this afternoon, going to be a beautiful day. the ice will become a distant memory. by tomorrow morning, back in the cold zone, below freezing to start with. another sunny day with scattered clouds, back in the 40s in the afternoon. the wet weather, not coming in until later on thursday. you see it's starting to pop up thursday morning, well to the west by thursday night. friday, we've got wet weather that will continue into saturday. i think by the time the falcons and eagles take the field, it will be dry. temperatures will be cooling down. 44 degrees at 4:35, game time. in the low 40s at halftime. look at the winds. that's going to be a cold, gusty wind. drops to 40 at 7:30.
it will feel like it's in the 30s. if you're going to go to the game, bundle up, i think yankee stadium stay dry. full ten day -- i think you'll stay dry. full ten day on 10 coming up. >> thanks. let's get you to work. a look at the roads. >> yes, jessica boyington looking at the boulevard. what are you seeing? yeah, looks good. so the majors are going to be the best bet this morning. we're just seeing a little bit of a wet condition. it's not really showing us any major problems. it's going to be the secondary roads, neighborhoods, slick spots. southbound toward the schuylkill expressway, just fine. a crash in lower merion on city avenue at winwood road. new hanover, watching a crash on big road around church road. a few accidents to contend with. we're also watching the market-frankford line delays due to equipment problems. check before you go there. other than that, new jersey transit, amtrak, and patco on
time. tomorrow the morning team will hit the road. and we are so excited to visit ft. washington, montgomery county. we'll be at the wawa on virginia drive from 4:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. stop by. come and say hello. bring your camera, let's take some pictures. we'll have free coffee there. and have some great stories about what makes ft. washington and the upper dublin area special. fighting the flu. what to do to keep yourself healthy when everyone else has the bug. and it's the travel nightmare some passengers can't wake up from. after a burst pipe, one of the busiest airports is dealing with a luggage crisis. and coming up at 6:00, ticket troubles for eagles fans. if you're still trying to see the birds, the first playoff game, in person, we have a warn being scammers. coming up, the safest way to score a ticket and avoid buying a fake.
choose help over helplessness, hope over hopelessness. make sure that the lives we've lost will not have been lost in vain. addiction is a disease. when you ask for help, help is there for you. about three minutes before 6:00 a.m. coughs, sneezing, body aches, sore throats. flu season is here and hitting people hard. we checked out doctors' offices
and emergencies across the area, and they are full of patients with a variety of viruses including the flu. another virus is also making the road rounds, rsv. >> causes heavy nasal secretions, shortness of breath and wheezing. >> make sure that you wash your hands often, wipe down desks, phones, and computers at work. doctors say to wear masks if you're around people who have the viruses. if you have trouble breathing or the virus hangs on for more than two weeks, see a doctor. we have an update on the travel mess at jfk airport including new video of the water pipes that broke and flooded the baggage claim area. [ screams ] >> brown water began pouring from the ceiling, then the ceiling collapsed, water gushing into the terminal.
a worker had been at the desk moments before the collapse. the water flooded the baggage claim area. passengers still haven't gotten information about when they'll get their luggage back. the ballpackup compounded probl tied to last week's blizzard. talking about doubt. as eagles' fans, there is no doubt that the birds will get a great start in the playoff action. they can't help but sing. >> many are singing the team's anthem. take a listen. >> that kid there is really good. >> she's cute. >> nbc10's eagles fight song contest. we're challenging birds' fans to sing their best rendition of the popular tune. and we are get something great responses. if you haven't sent us your rendition yet, the man that leads the pep band has advice for you. >> go, birds! >> sing it with all your heart
and passion. 30 people, everyone sings it differently. it's all about the passion. ♪ >> he's right. if you sing with passion, you can get away with just about anything. so hey, here's what you got to do -- >> i do. >> grab some friends, classmates. you got a church group. suggested a church choir. >> that would sound good. >> a great rendition. we want to hear from you. send us your version to nbc10.com/fightsong o or @nbcphiladelphia with the hash tag #flyeaglesfly. we expect to get many more. >> look forward to hearing yours. >> we'll play some here. now for more of the stories we're following on "nbc10 news today" at 6:00 a.m. >> iced over, a shiny, slippery coating is covering cars, steps, sidewalks, and streets this morning. a warmup begins today. days without heat has families sleeping by ovens as problems plague their apartment
complex. and clothing controversy. a retail store apologizing for an ad that features a black child in a hoodie that calls him a monkey. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today," i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. slippery roads and sidewalks have almost 400 schools on a delay this morning. you see them at the bottom of the screen or on our nbc10 app. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley who's tracking when warmer weather will finally start to thaw us out. bill? >> yeah, warmer weather is actually producing some fog at cape may. it's above freezing in cape may. and warm air is moving in over the cold ground. that's creating fog, and it's not just at the shore. you see wildwood, the quarter-mile visibility. also some thick fog in wilmington, dense fog there. not as foggy as the shore, but nothing can add to the layer of ice that