tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC January 2, 2016 8:00am-9:00am EST
>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: i'm tracking some of the coldest weather of the season. when that big chill sets in and how long it's going to last, doug: a woman sexually assaulted on a boston street. the clues police have about the man who ran off. karen: dozens of families forced out of their apartments after a fast-moving fire. the damage and how long before they can move back home. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: a nice new start to the morning. it looks peaceful but don't be fooled. changes are on the horizon. a beautiful shot from downtown
here we are. good morning, everybody. january 2. i'm doug meehan. karen: and i'm karen anderson in today for antoinette this morning. danielle has been watching the temperatures. i know you have a big chill the temperatures are going to go down pretty quickly not necessarily today or tomorrow. enjoy the milder weekend. as we head towards monday or tuesday you'll feel the big chill in the air. stepping outside the door this morning no cake walk. 26 degrees in worcester. 32 in boston. you factor in those winds, anywhere from 10-15 miles an hour. it makes it feel like the teens out there 18 in orange, like 24 in boston and points south and east. now we are going to see the temperatures climb through the afternoon into the upper 30's and low 40's. we'll have winds out of the west at about 10-15. we did see a couple of flurries this morning but right now we're tracking a cold front to the
this is going to bring down the coldest air we've seen thus far this season. we'll talk about when it arrives ahead, doug. doug: danielle, thank you. right now boston police sending out a warning to dorchester residents after reports of a sexual assault. the "eyeopener"'s frank holland is here with the details. frank, neighbors are on alert. are they not? frank: absolutely right, doug. people who live in the area say they feel relatively comfortable walking around there alone. but now, this brazen attack has them reconsidering that level of comfort. the 29-year-old woman was attacked before sunrise around 6:30 early friday morning. she was walking alone down a busy, well-lit stretch of columbia road when police say a man pounced on her. the victim told police the man grabbed her from behind near annabel street. the attacker claimed to have a weapon, and he sexually assaulted her. he ran away after the attack. people in the neighborhood say they will now take extra precautions. >> i started like looking around just to make sure no one is like around you trying to hurt you.
friends, not by yourself. frank: neighbors are hoping that some surveillance cameras in the neighborhood can help identify this man. anyone with information is asked to call boston police. karen? karen: right now two men are recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in essex. they were trying to cross main street near c.k. pearl restaurant when they were hit. both were taken to beverly hospital. essex police say the woman driving the s.u.v. did stop. she is expected to face charges. new bedford police are investigating a deadly new year's eve shooting. the victim, 24-year-old aaron gant, was shot on grinnell street just after 7:00 thursday night. he was rushed to st. luke's hospital, but doctors were unable to save him. police are now searching for the suspect. doug: right now about 200 westborough families are out of their homes after an apartment complex fire. flames broke out in the trash room of the fountainhead apartment complex on route 9. the fire was quickly knocked down.
power. >> the elevators are out of service. the electrical system is out of service in various areas of the building. we've had to remove 200 families to another building for now. we're looking for temporary shelter for them for the night. doug: families are hoping to be let back into their homes today. the red cross is helping out. four people are seriously hurt after an a.t.v. crash in fitchburg. two of the victims are young boys. fitchburg police believe the two recreational vehicles collided thursday night. witnesses came on the scene and called for help. >> it was all right out in the middle of the road. it was really, really dark. then when we got out, we saw the a.t.v., we saw another a.t.v. the little boy was screaming down the hill for somebody to help him. doug: one of the adult victims had to have his leg amputated. police are trying to determine if alcohol was a factor and whether any charges will be filed.
morning for the gunman who started shooting outside a bar newscenter 5's phil lipof has more on this brazen terror attack. phil: the attacker paces, even pretends to shop before heading to the door, putting down his backpack and opening fire with an automatic weapon. the bar next door sprayed with bullets as people try desperately to run. the quiet new year's day in central tel aviv shattered. two dead. seven wounded. the motive of the gunman-- reportedly an israeli arab-- is unclear amid reports he was mentally unstable and smiled during the attack. >> and i hid myself under the bar. i waited for him to finish but it was like (inaudible). violence and terror while europe, after the paris attacks, is a continent on edge as it starts to grapple with the new reality and new possible threats. in france, soldiers guarding a mosque fired at a driver who twice tried to ram them. they wounded the attacker who ended up in a ditch. french authorities say they are investigating the motive.
stations on new year's eve after intelligence warned of a specific threat involving isis suicide bombers. a top german official calling the situation there in europe, quote, a general permanent terror threat. phil lipof, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: investigators say isis is behind the new year's eve terror threat that forced the evacuation of two train stations in munich. a german security official says islamic state extremists planned to blow themselves up at locations around munich thursday night. police no longer believe an attack is imminent but urge everyone to stay vigilant. doug: commitment 2016. donald trump making his latest appearance in a terror group's recruiting video. al qaeda's somali affiliate al-shabaab's latest video features a brief clip of the republican candidate calling for the "complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states." this comes amid recent accusations from hillary clinton that trump's statements were
the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events here. the first at u-mass amherst at 1:00. then he'll head to north high school in worcester for a rally the republican front-runner will week. trump will speak at the tsongas center in lowell at 7:30 monday night. more fuel for the clinton campaign. the democratic front-runner has raised $55 million in the fourth quarter topping her $100-million goal. in all, the clinton campaign has collected $112 million for the primary since launching in april. clinton has headlined at least 174 fundraisers. karen: 5 on the opioid crisis. state police alone responded to more than 750 suspected heroin deaths in 2015. but the resolve to fight back is
kevin doherty: those numbers are miniscule to the amount of people that are actually out there suffering. karen: revere firefighter kevin doherty knows the pain behind the numbers. doherty: a family lost a family member. a friend lost a friend. mother, father, siblings, children. that's the worst part. karen: for dohertyy it's personal. he's in recovery. back in may "5 investigates" profiled the revere firefighters teaming up with substance abuse experts visiting homes where they had responded to heroin overdoses. since then, they've visited 60 homes and are working with other cities and towns while receiving national recognition. doherty: we know that we're kind of doing something right. we're hoping that in 2016 more cities start doing what we're doing and we can start working together. karen: in 2015 massachusetts state police responded to 755 suspected heroin overdoses across the state. the average victim, 36 years old. those numbers don't include worcester, springfield,
doherty: until we find a cure or a solution-- i don't know like to use the word "solution"-- solution to this problem and this epidemic, these numbers will continue to rise. karen: doherty says as long as the state continues every effort possible to combat this epidemic, with a new year there's renewed hope. what do you want people who are struggling to know? doherty: that everybody gets a second chance and that there's a lot of help out there. karen: i asked state police how those numbers compare to last first full year they have kept deaths. doug: a major shift in texas. the new law on the books that allows gun owners to carry their weapons in public. karen: and a perfect match in more ways than one. their doctors are calling a near miracle. danielle: our next chance for snow. and when we'll see the coldest air of the season move in. doug: plus the new year gets off to a late start.
karen: back with frank holland. and frank, the new year holds a lot of promise for one manchester man about to undergo a kidney transplant. frank: karen, doctors say it's extremely difficult to find a match for him, but he found his perfect match in more ways than one. michelle: when i met jack, i just felt like there was just something very special between us. frank: soon there is going to be something very special shared by this couple. they have been in inseparable since they started dating this past summer. jack: michelle will be giving me a kidney. i need a transplant. she turned out to be a perfect match. frank: when he was 26 years old, jack's sister gave him a kidney. that organ donation gave him 19 years. jack: since then i've been doing dialysis three times a week. and back in march i decided i wanted to have another transplant.
but no match. then michelle came into jack's life and changed it. she called to be tested without jack even knowing. doctors call it a near miracle and scheduled a kidney transplant right before valentine's day. michelle: i want to have that time with him. and i believe that he's my future. and i just-- i want to help him have a healthy life. jack: she's incredible. what she's doing is unbelievable. i love her. very thankful. frank: he's going to have to take his valentine's day gift up a couple notches. michelle and jack's love story actually started at the stonebridge country club in goffstown where they both love to play golf, but their paths never crossed until this summer a few months after jack started looking for his perfect match. as corney as it is, he found it.
we wish the best to michelle and jack. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. doug: danielle is in. we've been off the hook for a while here, but let's face it. it's january. it's supposed to get cold and we're supposed to get some snow. danielle: that's right. some areas are supposed to pick up some snow monday afternoon into tuesday. it's ocean-effect. we're talking about the coastline having the best shot at any snow at all. so we're talking at the coast on monday afternoon into the evening and really it's focused on the cape for tuesday morning. that's why i also put the chances down a little bit on tuesday. where is this coming from? well, first we have to get cold air in place which we're going to get from this cold front up to the north and west. it will die down and then turn those winds to the north and east. that's how we get that ocean-effect snow really going. right now we have another disturbance pushing on through right now. bringing a strong wind out of the west and also creating a couple of flurries out there in
as well as southern vermont. we've seen them pretty much all morning long. very light in nature. as we go through the day today, with a lot of sunshine as you notice on future cast, temperature s are going to respond and warm up into the upper 30's which is actually where we should be this time of year. so starting out the day in the low 30's to even mid 30's down along the south coast and the cape, upper 20's though through western mass and worcester. as we go through, say, the next 12 hours in worcester, your temperatures are warm up into the lower 30's. you should see a lot of sunshine though, i think, through the day. now the merrimack valley and places north and west boston really have the chances of seeing some more clouds through the afternoon come on in. but it is a mostly sunny day and temperaturewise we're warming into the upper 30's. with that wind, it feels more like the lower 30's out there. you can see these winds. they're anywhere from 10-15 miles an hour, and that is where they're going to stay through the afternoon and even into this evening.
be out there and with us through the next couple of days. upper 30's, low 40's depending on where you live today. lots of sunshine. tonight pretty much clear skies allowing temperatures to drop back into the 20's through the merrimack valley, through worcester, low 30's in boston and places like the south shore the cape and the islands. tomorrow we do it all over again. a little more cloud cover tomorrow afternoon. and with that we're also going to see temperatures warm up just a touch more into the low to even mid 40's. so here's what happens on the future cast. notice here comes this system bringing the coldest air we've seen thus far this season, and then those winds start to turn to the north and east. that's going to generate the ocean-effect snow showers that are going to start up on monday and continue into tuesday. so let's break down that timing for you and show you the accumulation, too. notice really it's a coating to one inch, i think, maybe cape ann getting in on this. it's really i think the south shore. once you get towards the cape and nantucket, you could see
depending on where those bands set up and maybe even locally higher amounts depending again with those bands and how long and how intense they really are. now on tuesday, for all of you that aren't seeing the snow, you're seeing the cold air. in fact, temperatures start out the day in the teens and single digits. wind chill values will be below zero for most locations. it won't last too long though because by the end of the week, we're already warming back into the 40's. doug and karen. karen: roller coaster ride. thanks so much, danielle. the time now is 8:18. stories we're following right now on the eyeopener. doug: gunfire has erupted at an air force base in india near the pakistani border. officials say at least four of the attackers and two indian soldiers have been killed in the attack. the gunmen invaded the living quarters of the base but have not been able to gain access to fighter helicopters and other equipment. no group claiming responsibility. karen: texas residents are allowed to carry their handguns openly in public. an open carry-gun law that governor greg abbott signed in
it allows anyone with a concealed weapons permit to carry their holstered weapons in plain sight. courtrooms, schools, and bars are off-limits. doug: the justice department is launching a criminal investigation into how blue bell creameries handled the ice cream contamination linked to 10 reported cases of listeria. three people believed to have been sickened by blue bell frozen treats died last year. an investigation by the centers for disease control and prevention showed the listeria outbreak dated back to 2010. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: the electricity of the winter classic did not give the instead it was lights out for them against montreal. and here's what the home of the patriots looked like with 67,000 fans filling all the seats and the standing-room only section. bruins and canadiens ready to go. holliston native mike condon's goalie mask reminding him to do his job. tuukka rask also looking for inspiration from the champion patriots, but it's montreal's
max pacioretty bats the puck out of the air and breandan gallagher redirects it home. montreal the much better team cruising to an easy 5-1 win. the local kid making 27 saves. >> yeah, probably the most special. i love friends and family here tonight. yeah. bruins, habs, gillette stadium. what a crowd for new year's day. it could not have been scripted any better. bob: the patriots who are not in florida and will not play tomorrow include julian edalman, dont'a hightower, sebastien vollmer, and chandler jones. celtics home against brooklyn this afternoon. that's sports. have a great day. doug: thank you, bob. the new year sorta got a late start in chicago. instead of a ball dropping at midnight, there was a rising star. but the countdown was a bit off. at midnight, the star showed there was still 27 seconds to go until the new year. the glitch left onlookers a tad confused. >> a couple minutes of us, you
>> it wasn't so much of a big deal because we're just-- everybody was just enjoying, you know, being here. doug: you get a longer kiss. clearly, the countdown hiccup did not stop the party. correct me if i'm wrong but wasn't chicago the group that sang does anybody really know what time it is? (laughing). karen: ironic. doug: it plays right together. 9 continuing here this morning. wedding gifts that might just spark a new beginning. karen: how a local couple is turning their big day into a worthy cause. doug: and we're heading back outside for another glorious morning. well, everything is relative. i mean there's no ice or snow on the beach at swampscut beach. we'll take it. danielle says that might change especially for folks along the coast. she'll explain when we come
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. look at that beach there. you're looking at swampscut looking into the city. a couple high thin clouds. also want to show you worcester here. you can see bright blue skies over worcester. a lot of sunshine but don't let that sunshine fool you. don't forget bostonust a gorgeous sunrise ongoing. it's going to be a pretty nice day out there. although with that wind out of the
west, you're going to feel it. the wind chill values. so we're starting out in the teens and 20's across the area. for wind chill values. now your air temperature is in the 20's in worcester, low 30's in boston.
and nantucket. now here's what's going to happen. as we go through the next couple of days, this weekend isn't too bad. we're actually running
above average. we should be near 37 degrees this time of year but notice what happens on monday and tuesday. the coldest air mass all season works its way in. because of that, the timing works out for some ocean-effect snow showers so we could see them at the coast and on the cape. when all is said and done, we're looking for anywhere from about a coating to one across most of the coastline but the cape and nantucket could see anywhere from 1-3 inches. doug? doug: danielle, thank you. a local couple planning a wedding is taking a different approach when it comes to gifts. they want their guests to help them make a difference in the lives of others. our sera congi shows us how. zoe: i've never been a white
sera: zoe reiches and stefan goler are getting married, but they vow to defy tradition. zoe: can we make that something that has an impact in a way that's meaningful to us. stefan: we are kind of firm believers in doing things the way that we want to. zoe: this is the school i went to. sera: the bride-to-be has special ties to the african country ghana. she's visited three times as a high school exchange student and then teacher at the new life international orphanage where education is lacking. zoe: when kids aren't in school, they're working. sera: instead of conventional gifts, zoe and stefan are asking their wedding guests to donate money towards building a school in ghana. a key step out of poverty. zoe: you can leave that and you can get a job and you can support your family and you can buy a house and you can be healthier. you can just start rising out of poverty. sera: they have a gofundme page raising nearly $9,000. they hope for $50,000. zoe and stefan's honeymoon will be in ghana to begin construction. stefan: we're very proud to be part of something that's a little cutting edge. zoe: yeah, we're definitely hoping that this is a trend.
will be like a fund-raiser, taking vows of love and generosity. stefan: the end result is going to be your own and something that you're going to be vastly proud of. sera: in somerville, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: unique too for the guests. they probably already know that about them so going in it's probably not a big surprise. karen: and who needs another toaster. doug: get that later. another drone too close for comfort at logan airport. karen: how close it came to a packed plane. an historic cemetery hit by vandals again. the reason it's being targeted and why this time it's so much worse. doug: the dog days of summer are long gone. out on swampscut beach a beautiful morning for a little frisky walk in that brisk weather. danielle says there could be some snow on the way for folks along the coast. she'll explain how much and when
>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: our next chance for and the coldest air of the season moving in. doug: a life lesson for a young the incident on thin ice and the rescuers who helped save him. karen: and a close call near logan. the police investigation after a drone comes dangerously close to a landing plane. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: good morning, everybody.
just remember it's saturday because a lot of people had thursday and friday off and everybody is upsidedown. karen: and i'm karen anderson. doug: or right side up. i don't know. karen: i'm in today for antoinette. now i'm just bracing for the weather. the temperatures on tuesday. danielle: they're on the way down. they're going to tumble as we go. now the weekend doesn't look too bad. a pretty mild set-up actually. in fact although we're starting out this morning in the 20's in orange and worcester, low 30's in boston and points south and east. but look what we have in store. take a look up to the north and canada. temperatures there in the teens and below zero in some spots. and all that cold air is headed in our direction. right now we do have a pretty persistent wind. it's making it feel even colder outside so we're still talking about wind chill values in the teens but by tuesday we could be zero. that's how cold i'm talking about. feels more like 24 in boston
and 27 on nantucket. through the day today, even though we have a lot of sunshine, we're really only going to feel more like the upper 20's and low 30's because of that wind. we did have a couple of flurries around western mass earlier today. right now we're watching a little bit of a disturbance coming on through. that's generating lake-effect snow off ontario. and then we're watching this cold front. it's going to bring down the coldest air and also give us a chance for snow in some areas. we'll talk about who could see the snow ahead. doug and karen. karen: thanks, danielle. boston police are
sending out a warning to dorchester residents. doug: the eye's frank holland joins us with that, plus the other stories we're following right now. frank? frank: doug and karen. residents in the area are on alert after reports of a sexual assault. a 29-year-old woman was attacked just before sunrise around 6:30 yesterday morning. the woman was walking alone down a busy, well-lit stretch of columbia road. police say a man grabbed her from behind near annabel street, threatened her with a weapon, and then sexually assaulted her.
after the attack. there is an all
out manhunt right now in israel for the gunman who opened fire outside a bar in tel aviv, killing two people. at least three others were wounded before the attacker fled. the shooting was captured on surveillance cameras from a shop next door. media reports say government officials know who the shooter is. the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events the first at u-mass amherst at 1:00. then he'll head to north high school in worcester for a rally at 5:00. karen? karen: a little boy in acton, rescued after falling through thin ice. a neighbor proving to be a our todd kazakiewich talked with a grateful family and the man who is now their hero. victor: i was just walking. i leaped in the ice and i fell through. todd: 11-year-old victor lima
acton from brazil in the spring. he now knows the meaning of the term "thin ice." on wednesday victor fell through the ice on top of the pond outside his family's apartment. father: he's just thinking probably sees the movies and thinks it's like he can walk over there. todd: thankfully the pond is not very deep. victor knows how to swim, but his clothes and the frigid water had him struggling to get out. victor: my shoes were so heavy, i can't walk. i get off my shoes and keep walking and i go, "help, help." super cold. i think it's four or five people come up there to help me. todd: one of those people was neighbor ty lamb. ty: i broke the ice and i broke a path out to him, and he was out there and i grabbed him. todd: others on shore helped victor and ty scale the steep, slippery ground. the actions of quick-thinking rescuers ensured victor was rushed to the hospital before suffering any serious injuries. ty: i'm an old army soldier, reconn scout. i think it's just in our
victor: i think it's super cool that they helped me. super nice of them to help me. todd: victor says he and his friends will no longer play near they'll just look at it from a distance. reporting in acton, todd kazakiewich, wcvb, newscenter 5. doug: another close call involving a drone near logan airport. pilot: a drone off to our right. about 700 feet. just saw it a few seconds ago. doug: that's the pilot of a jetblue jet landing at logan around noon yesterday. it's the second time a pilot has spotted a drone in the last week. an air canada pilot says a drone came within 100 feet of his plane on christmas day. both flights landed safely. state police are investigating. massport is reminding everyone that it's illegal to fly a drone within five miles of an airport and 400 feet high. karen: new this morning maintenance workers for the green line raked in on average more than $32,000 in overtime pay last year.
that's more than double the overtime pay for blue line workers and far more than what maintenance workers on any of the other lines received. right now the "t" has launched its own audit of overtime spending over the past two years. in 2015 alone, the "t" had a $75 million tab for overtime for its 6,500 employees. the green line with some of the most noticeable payouts. doug: anger and disbelief in west bridgewater right now. a cemetery that has been a target of vandals in the past is hit again. as newscenter 5's jack harper reports, dozens of gravestones and monuments are damaged. >> the oldest stone in there is broken in half now. that was 1751. that's our oldest. jack: this is the fifth time vandals have targeted the pleasant hills cemetery, third in the last year. this time, 33 stones were hit. >> it's very tragic. i don't know what else to say. jack: the damage is throughout the cemetery. pretty much hit or miss.
westerlund's grandparents and their parents. >> it's devastating. it's awful. i don't know how people could do something like this. even when i just pulled up and saw all of them down, i can't believe it. >> i have to contact living relatives, if there are any, and welcome their new year. and then after that, all the ones that there are no living relatives, i have no idea what we're going to do. jack: lauren de laney and other volunteers oversee this historic cemetery. all the damage hurts. this time for her it's personal. her great grandmother's grave hit. >> i'm glad my mother is no longer with us because she would be down here crying her eyes out right now. doug: west bridgewater police theorize this could be some of the same people involved in the other incidents at the same cemetery especially the one that happened back in november. if you know anything about it, they'd like to hear from you. karen: a bar owner in rochester,
alleged new year's eve terror plot. federal officials say emanuel lutchman planned to attack a bar but authorities did not reveal which one. the owner of merchants grill says investigators told him that his place would've been targeted. he also says he's seen lutchman before. >> he's been around the neighborhood for quite some time. he's a panhandler. a lot of the businesses have asked him to leave. he's been a to few of them. >> including yourself. >> including myself. karen: a criminal complaint says lutchman wanted to bomb and kidnap party revelers to prove himself to isis. lutchman was arrested after he met with a confidential source for the justice department. he's been charged with trying to provide material support to isis. doug: investigators in dubai still trying to determine the cause of a spectacular fire in a luxury hotel. flames engulfed the 63-story building just as crowds were gathering for the city's new year's eve fireworks display. crews have been on the scene
injuries when they were evacuated from the hotel. a photographer stuck on the 48th floor made a frantic plea for help on social media. >> i need help. i'm here on the 48th floor, help. i prayed that if this is my last chance, then so be it. firefighters about two hours later. karen: now to that historic flooding in the midwest. things are finally starting to get back to normal after hundreds of homes and business were damaged. in missouri, all interstate highways are now back open and residents around st. louis are assessing the damage. dwight davis lives just southwest of st. louis in sunset hills. he was able to save his house. >> we started building the wall about two days ago right when it started coming up, about 6:00 a.m. we started. we started going with about 70
they were great. sunset hills really came through. they had sandbags coming for us, sand and everything. karen: the record floods are blamed for at least 22 deaths in least four people are still missing. the threat is not over yet. all that water now is heading south to arkansas and louisiana. doug: protests after a grand jury fails to indict two police officers who shot and killed a 12-year-old boy. the demands they are making and where they are staging their latest protests. frank: the state of new york is looking for pay back. the money it wants fantasy sports companies to refund to players who lost cash on their sites. danielle? danielle: a seasonable day on tap, but i'm tracking a temperature drop. just how cold it's going to get. >> she said if i was going to wear such a revealing costume to reveal my stomach that i should work on my stomach. karen: one comment from a beauty competition judge started her downward spiral. how this taunton girl battled
rannouncer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks?
fantasy sports sites. frank: the new york attorney general wants boston-based draftkings and its rival site fanduel to turn over profits made in the empire state to the players who lost the money. that's around $200 million. the new york a.g. filed a lawsuit that would also require the sites to pay a hefty fine to the state. it's the latest move in new york's attempt to shut down the popular fantasy sports sites, calling them illegal gambling. drivers can expect to continue seeing low prices at the pump in the new year. fall as low as $1.79 a gallon in the next month. 2015 saw some of the lowest gas prices in years. the average driver saved $550 over the course of the year when compared to 2014. that helped power consumer spending and stimulated the economy. the jobs report for december will be released. analyst predict a total of 2.5
2015. that would be a more than 5.5 the most in a two-year period since the dot-com boom. 5. forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. doug: as we look at the numbers behind it, hats and gloves. danielle: hats and gloves. as we get towards the beginning of this week, the coldest air we've seen so far making its way in. it will feel more like winter out there. that's for sure. we'll take it. doug: what are the chances? danielle: we are in january. here we go. 39 degrees for today's high. tomorrow 42. actually running above where we should be this time of year. we should be running around 37 degrees. but as we head towards monday and tuesday, temperatures take a nose dive really to the 20's. it will feel like the single digits and below zero in the morning hours. you can see why. cold air is especially out there in minneapolis where it's currently 16 degrees. that colder air is working its
it's all associated with this cold front you see to the north and west. this is going to slowly work through our area tomorrow afternoon, but before that, we have a little bit of a disturbance pushing on through. we've had a couple of flurries ongoing out in the western mass location as well as southern vermont. there could be more snow showers ongoing up in northern new england both today and tomorrow. but future cast shows you what happens around our area. really i think we're going to see a lot of sunshine just a couple of high, thin clouds today. and that sunshine should help warm those temperatures right up. as you look over boston, it's just a gorgeous shot although it feels a lot cooler because you see that camera shaking just a touch. winds are sustained at 10
miles an hour out of the west. so even though it's 32 degrees, it feels like 24 degrees. now in case you were sleeping, i do want to show you this shot. this one from arlington from cameron on twitter. thank you so much for tweeting me this. just a gorgeous sunrise happened this morning.
morning as well. temperatures stay warming up into the upper 30's. we'll see a lot of sunshine again. some spots may touch 40 degrees today especially the farther south and east you go. and then as we head towards tonight, we're really going to see those
temperatures drop back into the 20's and 30's. it will be mostly clear. you're still going to feel that wind out of the west. it won't be as strong tonight but tomorrow it picks up again tomorrow and then we see temperaturewise warming up into the low to mid 40's. so it's a touch warmer tomorrow. but i do think we're going to see more clouds again through the day tomorrow as that cold front comes across. let me show you that future cast on everything. by 8:00 tomorrow, here is is that cold front bringing us in the coldest air we've seen so far this season. then on monday what happens, those winds turn to the north and east and, yes, they start to generate ocean-effect snow showers as we head towards monday afternoon and evening especially i think for you folks on the cape and nantucket.
accumulations and what you can expect where you live. as far as most of us, we're going to stay pretty much dry but i do think the cape and nantucket could see anywhere from 1-3 inches of snow and maybe locally higher amounts depending on where those actual bands set up. a coating to one though. cape ann you might get in on this but i do think the south shore could see about a dusting from there. everybody else though sees that cold. man, it gets cold. wind chill values on tuesday morning again running below zero in a lot of spots so we could be talking about wind chill advisories being issued. it doesn't last much longer though because once we get towards wednesday we're back into the upper 30's. by the end of the week we're in the low 40's. doug. doug: danielle, thank you. here's what the home of the patriots looked liked on new year's day with 67,000 fans filling all the seats and the standing room only. bruins and canadiens ready to go. holliston native mike condon's goalie mask reminding him to do his job. tuukka rask also looking for inspiration from the champion patriots. but it's montreal's big day.
re-directs it home. montreal, much better to start the year, cruises to an easy 5-1 win. the local kid making 27 saves. college football and we start with the grand-daddy of them all. the rose bowl. stanford and iowa. and it was quite the day for christian mccaffrey. first play from scrimmage and he's gone 75 yards for a touchdown. he'd finish with a rose bowl record 368 all-purpose yards, 66 more on the punt return. so, he's good and stanford is much better than iowa. they win, 45-16. karen: as new diets start for many this new year, we introduce you to a taunton teen with a special message. she posts inspirational messages daily to her anoxeria awareness facebook page to remind others worrying too much about body image can be unhealthy. newscenter 5's rhondella richardson has her story. rhondella: taunton high senior
her room and a wall of dance competition awards; yet in this dance costume, a competition judge crumbled her world. haylei: she said if i was going to wear such a revealing costume and show my stomach that i should work on my stomach, so i automatically assumed she means i'm fat. i felt horrible about myself. rhondella: that was two years ago and the beginning of anorexia. pegi conte: it was my mom's birthday. she had eaten two tablespoons of ice cream and went ballistic. and i said, "oh, my gosh, what is wrong, haylei?" rhondella: the 15-year-old haylei did this self-portrait. and she lost 45 pounds. haylei: i went all the way down to 80 pounds. it was very, very fast. rhondella: she was told not to dance because her heart could stop. specialists did get her healthy. haylei: i was tired, nauseous, pale and you could see my bones. rhondella: a month ago she competed in the miss taunton pageant. she didn't win the crown; but
money and "the most talented" category spreading a weighty message. she'll never forget that dance judge. haylei: i had fallen victim to my mirror, scale, and measuring tape. rhondella: with so many new year's resolutions focused on diet, haylei wants her struggle to help others susceptible to anorexia. haylei: if you're thin naturally, it's okay. you're not automatically anorexic. if you're thick, you're not fat. you're just who you are. i mean, be happy with whatever you are. rhondella: haylei's mindset was the biggest problem. her family was her savior. mom went to school for half the year to sit with her at school lunch, and her twin sister threw out the scale. in taunton, rhondella richardson, wcvb, newscenter 5. karen: great family and good message from haylei. doug: she showed personal strength to share such a personal story. karen: now she has a lot of physical strength too. doug: hopefully she'll be okay.
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karen: dorchester residents are on alert after reports of a sexual assault. a 29-year-old woman was attacked around 6:30 early yesterday morning. she was walking alone down a busy stretch of columbia road when police say the man grabbed her from behind near annabel street. he ran away after the attack. anyone with information is asked to contact boston police. doug: two men are recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in essex. they were trying to cross main street near c.k. pearl restaurant when they were hit. both were taken to beverly hospital. essex police say the woman driving the s.u.v. did stop. she is expected to face charges. karen: about 200 westborough families are hoping to be back in their home today after an apartment complex fire. flames broke out in the trash room of the fountainhead apartment complex on route 9. the fire was quickly knocked down, but significant water damage forced firefighters to cut the power. the red cross is helping them out. doug: protests continuing in cleveland over a grand jury's decision not to indict two officers who fatally shot 12-year-old tamir rice. yesterday, more than 120
of the county prosecutor tim mcginty. they laid on the ground for four minutes, representing the time it took to get tamir medical attention after he was shot. the group wants mcginty to resign or to be removed. karen: the road to the white house runs through the bay state today. democratic candidate bernie sanders is holding two events here. the first at u-mass amherst at 1:00. then he'll head to north high school in worcester for a rally at 5:00. twins share lots of things, but these two siblings won't have to share the same birthday. they were born on different days and different years in san diego. a baby girl was born one minute before midnight on new year's eve. her twin brother was born two minutes after midnight on new year's day. we're happy to say both babies are healthy. doug: they look great and very content with the new year and all that is expected of them.
temperaturewise. danielle: temperaturewise we're going to take a nose dive monday and tuesday in the 20's. starting out tuesday morning dangerous wind chills. the other thing coming with this is snow at the coastline especially the cape and nantucket could see anywhere from 1-3 inches from ocean-effect snow. doug: get your shovels ready. thank you very much and thank you very much for joining us we'll be back here tomorrow morning at 5:00. hope you can join us.