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you, our computer models are trying to develop this storm offshore. it looks like it's going to be too far off to have any impacts on us. we'll break down the forecast for today right now as the eyeopener continues. announcer: now on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- emily: breaking overnight, a driver arrested after a deadly school bus crash in tennessee. what he may have done wrong and how the community is trying to save other lives. randy: the president-elect speaking directly to the people. his plan for the first and the private comments he made to some journalists. emily: a child accused of disturbing acts on a boston school bus. the supervision that bus was lacking before a facebook post went viral. it's on the eye for this tuesday morning. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. randy: and right now at 5:00 a.m., the state department is issuing a warning. emily: the concern they're announcing just before thanksgiving. we'll get to that.
cindy and a look at your forecast for today. another cold start. cindy: another cold start, absolutely. we've got reading in the 20's and lower 30's, just above the freezing mark in boston, but that wind is still active. we're getting gusts in spots over 20 miles per hour. so you want to dress for that wind-chill factor this morning, which is running only in the teens here out through worcester county. elsewhere it feels like it's in the lower 20's. that is what you want to dress for this morning. storm has been impacting our area for the past couple of days. it is still hanging around, al think we'll see a little bit more sunshine, a little bit less wind. we've got some patchy cloud cover out there this morning. those clouds will be thinning out as the sun comes up at 6:44 this morning. close to 40 degrees at lunchtime. and in the lower 40's this afternoon. that wind out of the west 12 to 20 miles an hour. wind chills in the 30's this afternoon. actual highs sneak in at the lower 40's. your travel forecast for the holiday coming up.
to work or school. olessa: live look outside here to start things off. a check of the zakim bridgement you can see so far in problems southbound heading toward the bottom of the screen. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. we're in good shape. final stages of roadwork picking up on 93 south at the leverett connector. south of town looking good on 95, 24, as well as route 3. construction clearing on 128 by highland avenue. pike looks good. your right north of town no problems. so far trains and buses starting the morning on schedule. emily: thank you. the driver behind the wheel of this horrific school bus crash in tennessee is under arrest. at least six children are dead. this tragedy happening just days before thanksgiving. randy: right now there are a lot of questions about how it happened and erika is tracking the overnight developments on this story. erika: right now, that bus driver, johnthony walker, faces five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. the ntsb sending a team to chattanooga this morning to investigate.
horrific and heartbreaking, the school bus on its side wrapped around that tree there. the 35 children on that bus were in kindergarten through fifth grade. five of them died at the devastating scene, another at the hospital, several more in critical condition right now. the police chief spoke overnight. >> this is a tragedy to famil families, extended families, schools, and the entire community of chattanooga. erika: this is new video in overnight. long lines of people waiting for
ge that is spoken by more than 1/3 of the residents of this city. and i think that my gaining some basic skills in cape verdean creole improves my ability to represent the entire community in this city. emily: the mayor also says he got the okay from brockton's cfo and auditor before submitting the expense for the classes to the city. new clues in a deadly hit-and-run in chelsea that is still unsolved. this happened back in june. police releasing this video of the car believed to have hit the 25-year-old victim in hopes of making an arrest. police are hoping to identify this man believed to be connected to the crime. photos were taken of him in the area of the plaza mexico restaurant and bar on washington street. the car is believed to be a 2007 to 2009 silver toyota camry se. the car should have damage to the front driver's side. randy: right now investigators ngo figure out wt caused a fe that left a man trapped on his this happened in hudson, new hampshire, and this is a picture of the man who had a hard time escaping because of the thick black smoke. the fire broke out just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon at the emerson garden condominiums. >> the firemen said wait right there. they helped me down the ladder. took my dog down the ladder, two cats down the ladder. they were unbelievable. randy: no one was seriously hurt. new this morning, we've learned that the powerful earthquake that rattled japan's northern coast yesterday was an aftershock of the deadly 2011 earthquake.
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randy: good morning. boy, what better than a weather lesson from cindy. cindy: looks like a feisty crowd. we had a great time. all those kids. very smart. when i walked in, even smarter when i walked out. emily: there we go. don't wait for cindy, right? you can send us a wake-up call. record it on your phone. upload it to ulocal using our wcvb app. cindy: all those kid waiting for a soda. they're going to be waiting around. it was a couple of weeks to go. it was so balmy. emily: it was a far away memory. cindy: look at last week. we had all these red days here in the 60's, in the 50's, and then what happened yesterday? didn't get out of the 30's. that is typical of the end of december. not the mid to late part of november. so we've been running below
today. we have bright sunshine in the forecast today across southern new england, the mid-atlantic states. traveling in the northeast, overall, you're looking okay. traveling through the middle of the country, there is a storm around the chicago area with rain/snow north of there. thunderstorms down to the gulf coast. that's the area that we are watching today. the storm is pulling out of the rockies with some wintry weather, and there will be a wintry side up toward the northern great lakes. this is a storm we'll be watching for us on thanksgiving day. it's not a big st going to bring in light precipitation especially during the first half of the day. in the meantime, got our storm from sunday and yesterday still spinning to our north, so it's still kicking up the winds a little bit. you can see there are patches of clouds, too, especially closer to the coastline. the temperatures this morning, they're cold. it's in the 20's and lower 30's, but that wind is still active enough that we're getting gusts over 20 miles an hour. so the wind chill is a factor as you're stepping out. you do want to dress for the
didn't get out of the 20's yesterday. it's going to be stuck in the 20's this morning. after lunchtime, the winds not as strong as yesterday, and with the sch and temperatures warming up, wind chills will be running in the 30's. overall, it's a more comfortable day than yesterday. still on the colder side, though. looking for a high of 42 in boston. mid 30's through the worcester hills. lots of lower 40's down toward the cape as well. better than yesterday. cold tonight. back down in the 20's most of the suburbs, even below freezing in boston with a high pressure on top of us tomorrow. tomorrow looks like a nice day if you're traveling. however, we watch this system. as we get toward wednesday night and first thing on thanksgiving morning, cold air is going to be in place as that precipitation moves on in. a little strip of some snow may come in first thing in the morning. it looks very light. could linger through lunchtime. as the temperatures warm in the afternoon, we're going to be left with a couple of rain showers. doesn't look like much in terms of any accumulation.
could be more than an inch in western massachusetts. not a big impact, but if you're out and about on thanksgiving during the morning hours, some of those football games could be left with snow. traveling across the country, pretty quiet overall. temperatures on friday into the weekend still stuck in the 40's. friday night into early saturday, another chance of rain. right now, sunday is looking okay. so nothing big in terms of any big storms, but some showers off and what we're expecting. a live look outside at the pike. a check by alston-brighton. that's eastbound heading to the top of the screen. no problems there. let's get to the maps and check the rest of your ride as you travel into boston. construction on 93 south is gone. we had a project leverett connector. that picked up early. as you head south, route 3, 93, 95, all clear. so far the pike looks good. no problems as you head north. we're expecting trains and buses to continue the morning on
in brockton, and we can show you some video of what happened there. the suspect drives up to two debi's convenience store on pleasant street, gets out, tosses a rock to the front door. doesn't break the door. he'll try it again. no luck the second time. so he, after this, he just finally will give up and get back into his van and he will drive away. no arrests so far in sunday's early morning incident. ends up in this fiery rescue in michigan. you can see it was a huge fire. the driver of this tanker truck says he crashed while trying to avoid the three deer. several other truck drivers sprang into action, pulling the victim from the flames just moments before the whole area burned. amazingly, he is expected to be okay. emily: your economy headlines this tuesday. the company that makes the epipen has agreed to a multi-million-dollar settlement
however, mylan and its ceo have no plans to return to capitol hill for a congressional hearing set for next week. mylan will pay $465 million to settle allegations that it's overbilled medicaid. the cost of that lifesaving device has skyrocketed in recent years. a check of the markets now, asian shares rise nearly across the board overnight amid higher oil prices and a rally on wall street. right now, stock futures here are higher. investors keeping an eye out for the monthly report home sales that's due out today. randy: well, no one wants to spend all of thanksgiving day in the kitchen. emily: no. new this morning, olessa went to a top chef for some expert advice. olessa: we went to puritan and company in cambridgea farm-focused restaurant. they're chef has lots of tips for us on how to save time on thanksgiving. check it out. we all know turkey is a part of the meal that takes the longest, but owner and chef will gilson
you cut the bird, lay it flat. a whole turkey can take four hours to cook. this can get it done in an hour and a half to two. chef will says the key is a sharp knife or kitchen shears. >> once you've mastered the technique, you'll be doing this to every chicken you roast. any time you have friends over. olessa: how about the fastest way to get crispy skin? >> soak cheesecloth in butter which sounds crazy. olessa: delicious. >> we make a butternk what this butter does is it continually bastes it. it looks silly now, but it's going to roast in the oven. this is going to soak in the skin. olessa: now that we have our perfectly cooked bird, let's carve it. >> start on the side separating the leg and thigh. olessa: then go on one side of the backbone until you hit the rib cage. >> this whole turkey breast comes right off of the bird. olessa: then you slice it and
randy: of course, you were eating. olessa: i mean, come on, you sent me to a restaurant. randy: that was a great tip. spatchcocking is what it's called. tomorrow, simple ways to lighten up your holiday meal without skimping on flavor. randy: olessa, thank you so much. the state takes down a sign wit erika: service woes on the worcester line. why so many trains are late. a puppy stolen from a new hampshire pet store. why the owner is concerned about getting that puppy back. olessa shows us the best times to hit the road to get to your
cindy: 5:24 on your tuesday morning. the next three days behind me, we have sunshine today into tomorrow. the weather is stormier for thanksgiving. 12-hour forecast for today, patchy clouds, we're in the 30's, but we sneak up into the low 40's this afternoon as the winds back off a little bit. we're looking good the next couple of days. thanksgiving is the day we're watching. we can break that down for you as well. take a look. we do have your thanksgiving
mix in the morning. cloudy and cool as we come up to about 40 degrees in the afternoon. so not as bright this year for thanksgiving. emily: the celtics hit the gas late in the game. isaiah thomas scoring 20 points in the second half alone. they were down 13 going into the fourth before a 19-0 run. horford adding 20 points. they take the lead with this steal 99-93 the final. randy: 5:25. olessa back with eyepoppers. olessa: we're going to stick with the basketball theme. steph curry making headlines when shots don't count. he knocked down this impressive shot against the pacers, but it was just after the buzzer. feet are in the air and on their way back down. the warriors didn't need it. they won the game 120-83. randy: impressive nonetheless. olessa: try to spot it.
it offers directions to cod cape. instead of cape cod. massdot put the sign up on the road, but some drivers noticed that mistake, and dartmouth police pointed out the mistake on facebook. massdot says it will replace the sign to cod cape. randy: very cute. they should donate it for a charity fundraiser. olessa: why not. emily: just a little oops. a massachusetts college is now removing the a campus. the fight school leaders are trying to avoid. and a new amputation technique developed right here in the bay state. what surgeons are now able to preserve. a live look here at the mass pike this morning at 5:26. not a lot of company out there. you're in good shape if you're leaving now. olessa's keeping an eye on your other roadways, and she'll have
announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- randy: breaking news and arrest after a deadly school bus tragedy in tennessee. emily: the charges overnight and the new answers today. new details about disturbing allegations about a sexual assault on a boston school bus. >> new this morning, the commuter rail under fire after new numbers targeting the worcester line. >> and the great getaway begins. olessa has the insider tips on
[honking] on the eye. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. randy: 5:30, tuesday morning. looking out across the skyline of the city this early hour. and there's no snow. [laughter] that's nice. emily: silver lining there. randy: still on the cold side. cindy: the bar used to be here. we're probabl n up to where we were. emily: we spent a good portion of november -- i got spoiled. cindy: now we've dramatically gone the other way. average high this time of year is close to 50. we'll be falling a little shorted the next few days. in fact, right through thanksgiving. don't expect us to get out of the low to mid 40's. starting out this morning with temperatures running right now in the mid 20's out in the worcester area. lower 30's closer to the coastline. but that wind, that's what gets you. the wind is still active.
hour in spots. not as windy as yesterday, but enough of a wind to create a wind chill this morning. it feels like it's in the teens back through worcester county. wind chill in boston right now just 21, about the same down on the cape. so you want to bundle up out the door. storm still hanging around to our north. but it's losing its grasp. patchy cloud cover this morning. clouds break up. lots of sunshine throughout the day. sun is up at 6:44. notice the temperature in the mid 30's by 9:00 a.m. and close to 40 at lunchtime. we should top out in the low 40's in most areas afternoon. just a little cooler out through the worcester hills. take a look at the travel forecast coming up. want to get you out to the roads. olessa? olessa: so far we're in pretty good shape. live look at the pike by alston-brighton, eastbound heading to the top of the screen. and not seeing any issues here. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride. so far so good. no problems here. 93 construction cleared away. expressway quiet so far this morning. if your commute takes you a little bit farther south, so far no issues there either.
morning on schedule, and north of town once again, we're in good shape here on 93 south, route 3, no concern as you travel west along the pike, and once again south of town everyone getting by at the speed limit. today is expected to be the biggest travel day of the area. the toll areas at the connecticut border and sturbridge. timing is everything. experts say the worst times to travel are today between noon and 5:00 and year with the open tolling in effect in the massachusetts turnpike. massdot plans to shut down road construction starting at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow or earlier depending on traffic today. emily? emily: thank you. we're following breaking news right now on the eye. randy: erika is tracking that new information. erika: that breaking news from tennessee. the driver in this deadly school bus crash is now under arrest. at least six children were killed. the 24-year-old driver facing five counts of vehicular
other stories we're following. a 50-year-old man is dead after a crash involving a car and tractor-trailer in danvers. this happened on route 1. no charges filed. former house speaker sal dimasi preparing to get out of prison. he's expected to leave north carolina this morning and return to massachusetts. he was granted early release for his corruption sentence because of cancer and ongoing health issues. randy: right now, the t commuter rail is under fire after new numbers p emily: the eyeopener's doug meehan is live in worcester where riders probably know this pain all too well, doug. doug: oh, you're right about that, emily and randy. good morning. for those that ride the commuter rails, they know there's going to be delays. this new report is so serious, the people that run the commuter rail line say they're enacting a task force to figure out what is going on here. in the last 30 days, just 61% of the trains on the worcester line have run on time.
number drops to 49%. keolis general manager david scorey told massdot board members yesterday there may be a number of factors involved including construction along the mass pike that forces train to use one track and slow down, but with winter coming, commuter concerns are high given breakdowns in the recent years in the past. scorey says he hopes the $2.5 million in motor overhauls will help keep the entire fleet and state lawmakers recently called for more transparency about those delays, including when keolis is fined for not meeting service expectations. we're live in worcester this morning. doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: doug, thank you. right now one woman is in the hospital after a house fire in new bedford. she was found barely conscious in the room where firefighters say the fire started. this was the scene on pleasant street. nearly a dozen people displaced because of this fire. state fire marshal investigating
were sounding there. massachusetts college has removed the american flag from the campus entirely. days after the election, someone actually burned the american flag at hampshire college in amherst. the school then put up a new one, lowered it to half-staff in solidarity with those concerned with a trump presidency. that created a backlash, so the school administration dec emily: a pet shop owner in new hampshire is searching for a puppy stolen from that store. this tiny chihuahua was taken from the little shop of pets in portsmouth. the timeline of the theft is still in question. either the puppy was taken right before the store closed or just soon after it opened yesterday. the puppy is in need of special care. the store's owner concerned about its health. >> we don't know what it's on and what's happening and it could very easily crash and turn
we just want to get the puppy back. we're not going to prosecute. we just -- you know, please return the puppy before something drastic happens. emily: the owner says the puppy is microchipped. any trip to the vet would raise red flags. a groundbreaking amputation technique making way for more advanced prosthetics. and children nearly hit by a speeding police car. the scare sending that cruiser out of control. ahead in news to is trading the stage for the hospital. the health concerns that have him canceling the rest of his
y olessa: welcome back to the eyeopener. if there's something about your commute bugging you or a traffic mystery you can't figure out, you can ask olessa. tweet me, post on my facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org. i'll get the answers for you and share them right here on the eyeopener. the ride this morning, so far we're doing okay. here's a live look at the pike by alston-brighton, eastbound heading t screen. no complaints just yet, but it is expected to be the busiest travel day of the year, so it will look completely different later on this afternoon. you may want to go right now or wait until much later to get going. cindy, the forecast shouldn't be a problem? cindy: no, the next couple of days look pretty nice. it's just a little cold this morning. wind chill at 18. worcester feels like 21 and boston. you want to bundle up. not as windy today but recover only to the low 40's. mid 40's tomorrow. looks like a nice day for traveling as well.
could be a touch of light snow or freezing drizzle around in the morning as temperatures come up to 40 degrees in the afternoon. emily? emily: thank you. your health. a new amputation technique is being called the greatest development in limb research since world war ii. it's a partnership between doctors at brigham and women's and researchers at m.i.t.'s media lab. surgeons say it allows them to preserve nerves that patients like jim ewing here might otherwise lose with a traditional saw. and that would give them more control over a morean prosthetic, being able to wiggle toes and turn out the ankles. jim ewing is the first patient to undergo the procedure and he's excited for the future. >> the fact that i'm going to get to be the first to try out this new foot and try out this new technology, i don't know. who wouldn't want to do it? emily: ewing should be walking on that new prosthetic in about six months. randy: it's now 20 minutes before the top of the hour. in news to go, how a driver may
we have another cold start this morning. cindy: we do. you walk out this morning going hmm. but it's dry. tomorrow's going to be dry. emily: these are all good things. cindy: if you're traveling, we're okay. middle of the country is where we're watching. there's a storm coming out of the rockies producing some wintry weather. also up through the northern great lakes. we're going to watch this system because this is going to come through our area on thanksgiving with very light precipitation. in the meantime, still have that storm hanging around to our north. it's kicking up the gusting over 20 miles per hour in spots. when you walk out the door, this is what you want to dress for. feels like the teens over the interior and lower 20's along the coastline. we will see our temperatures come up today into the lower 40's with sunshine and a few clouds, although a little bit cooler out through the worcester hills. today we're in great shape. here's your 12-hour forecast. we can break it down. you can see by lunchtime, you're going to be out and about, temperature running near 40 with bright sunshine.
down, we're back down in the upper 30's. tomorrow we're in the lower 40's. then as we head toward thanksgiving, it's only around 40 degrees in the afternoon, but it's during the morning hours that we may see a little bit of a light snow or mix with some freezing drizzle come on in. there is the potential as you fw get away from the coastline for just under an inch of snow. we have high pressure nosed in for your wednesday. as this system approaches, it's going to keep cold air in place. it's a light strip of snow that moves in here by noontime. as we get into th just a few showers. it doesn't take a lot, though, of snow as we saw yesterday or even some freezing rain to cause problems on the road. heads-up for thanksgiving morning. let's see how we're looking. olessa: so far so good. live look outside at route 1 in saugus. delays starting to build. you can see the southbound side picking up just a little bit of that volume. it's a quiet start.
braintree split. it's 15 minutes braintree into boston along the expressway. west of town, so far no concerns. the pike eastbound is 15 minutes, 495 to 128. 128 looks good. and 93 southbound, a patch of delays out of methuen. we're in good shape down to the leverett connector. trains and buses starting on schedule. randy: breaking news centered around that deadly school bus accident in tennessee. emily: erika is tracking overnight developments. erika: the driver of the school bus is under absolutely devastating crash. 24-year-old johnthony walker is facing vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving charges with more likely to come. the 35 children on the bus were in kindergarten through fifth grade. five died at this horrific scene. another at the hospital. more are critically hurt right now. police say excessive speed was likely a factor. lines of people waiting for hours overnight to donate blood. the community is heartbroken
this morning to investigate. sera, out to you. sera: thank you, erika. and investigation is underway into allegations that a 6-year-old student sexually assaulted a 7-year-old classmate on a boston school bus. the incident first reported to the administration at boston renaissance charter school in hyde park on november 3. now, school officials say they took immediate action and contacted authorities. d.c.f. is investigating and has contacted the district attorney's office. but parents at the school only first learned about the incident this weekend from social media. the charter school is now assuring parents that they took all the appropriate steps to ensure student safety as well as the privacy of both students involved. live in hyde park this morning, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. doug: delays are an expected partly of life on the commuter rail, but a report says those delays are so bad, a task force
why. over the past 30 days, only 61% of the trains here on the worcester line were on time, and when it comes to the morning commute, that number drops to 49%. the company in charge told massdot board members yesterday that there may be a number of factors for those significant delays. included among them, construction on the mass pike that forces trains to slow down. the hope is that a major overhaul to the trains' engines will improve it during the winter months. we're live in worcest doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. >> do you have anything to say to his family? >> i'm sorry. emily: new this morning, the suspect in the murder of a san antonio police officer apologizing to the officer's family. otis mckane was arrested last night accused of ambushing officer benjamin marconi sunday afternoon while marconi was writing a traffic tickets.
terror plot. mohamed naji tried to join isis last year in yemen. that did not work out. prosecutors say he revealed his plans with an informant, describing the attack as similar to the terror rampage in nice, france, earlier this near. emily: donald trump outlining his plan for his first 100 days in office. the president-elect elyreleasin video online. he'll also direct the abuses. mr. trump meets with journalists from the "new york times" later today at trump tower. randy: hillary clinton was spotted in a rhode island bookstore. she was seen sunday in westerly. she's mostly kept a low profile since her election loss two weeks ago. she was in the bookstore with president bill clinton, daughter chelsea, son-in-law and grandchildren. emily: the powerful earthquake
of the deadly earthquake near fukushima. rooftop cameras caught the moment the quake struck. no damage from waves. japan's meteorological agency warns another large quake could hit in the next few days. randy: former state house speaker in massachusetts sal dimasi is expected to return home today after being released early from prison. last week dimasi was granted a rare compassionate release because of his cancers. he was sentenced to federal prison five years ago for extortion and fraud. dimasi is one of a dozen federal prisoners being given early releases since 2013. emily: a salem police officer accused of sexually assaulting an inmate has resigned. he pleaded not guilty. he resigned on november 10 and will not receive his pension. butler is free on bail until a december hearing.
woman beaten to death outside an apartment complex. loved ones gathered to remember 44-year-old gloribel orengo. she was killed during a confrontation after leaving a party saturday night. witnesses say that they saw a group of men and women kicking and punching her all in front of the woman's son. her family says they know who is responsible, but so far no arrests have been made. emily: august. she'd gone out for a run. last week, investigators said they were looking for a dark-colored s.u.v. seen in the area around the time she was killed. randy: a national loan company will be paying $2.4 million in fines after an investigation by the massachusetts attorney general's office. xerox education services, known as a.c.s., charged excessive
applications for repayment plans. the a.g.'s office began investigation in december 2015 for violations. emily: a former u.s.a. gymnastics doctor is facing sex abuse charges. dr. larry nassar was arrested yesterday in indiana and will face a judge today. there are reports this morning that there are at least 36 alleged victims claiming he abused them. dr. nassar left his position last fall. he was fired from michigan state university in september. randy: close call for kids in by a skidding police car. this happened over the weekend as officers chased a stolen car. a cruiser was hit by another car. that sent the cruiser out of control and nearly into four kids standing on the sidewalk. the police cruiser then smashed into a parked vehicle. kids were okay. police officer who crashed was not seriously hurt. the car thief got away. emily: a day after canceling the remainder of his tour, kanye west is hospitalized in los angeles. abc news reports the rapper
the hospital voluntarily. before he canceled the remaining 21 shows on his tour, including boston, west went on a rant on stage in sacramento before walking off just 30 minutes in. randy: patriots defenseman tackle alan branch will miss four games after testing positive for marijuana. branch will appeal so that he's still expected to play sunday against the jets. he started nine of the patriots' ten games this season. he was alrea august for violating team rules. emily: the celtics hit the gas late in the game against the timberwolves, isaiah thomas scoring 29 points, 20 in the second half. the c's were down 13 going into the fourth before a 19-0 run. al horford adding 20 points to propel the celtics. they take the lead off this steal here about six minutes to play. they keep it 99-93 the final. randy: "dancing with the stars"
close tonight after jana kramer was sent home last night. final three contestants are olympic gymnast laurie hernandez, race car driver james hinchcliffe and nfl player calvin johnson. emily: boston's beloved frog pond is opening for the winter season today. every winter, thousands flock to the boston common landmark to skate on the ice. the pond is open every day starting at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. randy: we can just guess that the ice is in great condition this morning. emily: based on the temperatures. cindy: you got it. absolutely! it would have been a different story last week or the week before. most of this month has been pretty mild until we hit sunday. things changed. we didn't get out of the 30's yesterday. we'll manage the lower 40's today. this average is closer to 50 and we're not going to get there through thanksgiving. cold pattern setting up.
it is just above freezing in boston. the wind is still out there. we're gusting over 20 miles an hour in a few spots. wind chills this morning running in the teens and 20's. route the morning hours, the wind chill is in the 20's. once we get past lunchtime, wind chills will be in the 30's. better than yesterday. notice a lot of sunshine throughout the day. it's a little brighter and less windy than yesterday. low 40's for a high in boston, down to the cape a little cooler, mid to upper 30's through the worcester hills. a couple of patches o breaking up. the storm is finally pulling away, and high pressure is nosing in. we're in great shape both today and tomorrow. there's a storm coming out of the middle of the country that we're going to be watching for thanksgiving. so tonight skies are mainly clear. we're down in the 20's and lower 30's. cold start tomorrow, but a dry day. high pressure on top of us. great travel weather across the northeast. here comes this next system, and as it works toward us, there'll be cold air in place. first thing thanksgiving morning, a little bit of very light snow or a mix with some
amounts are very light. this will linger likely through about lunchtime. you can see how spotty it is. not a lot of precipitation. but light anyway. so if you're doing some traveling, it could pose some problems. as we get into the afternoon and the temperatures warm, just a couple of showers around. the potential is there over the interior for less than an inch of snow. not a lot, but it could pose some headaches. we'll dry things out friday, bringing a system in late friday to saturday. as we go through the weekend, we'll be watching a storm trying to coastline to have an impact. if you have travel plans on sunday coming home from the holiday weekend, right now, we look okay. but, of course, stay tuned. we'll keep you posted. let's get you out to the roads right now. not so busy just yet. olessa: so far we're in pretty good shape. later on, we're expecting a different story. we've got volume building on the expressway. early this morning, you can see the northbound side already starting to pick up those delays. let's go to the maps and check the rest of your ride as you make your way along the
the pike still in good shape, 15 minutes eastbound 495 out to 128. if your commute takes you north, the 93 looks okay. more delays building down to the leverett connector. so far trains and buses are running on schedule. randy: thank you. a man trapped on the balcony of a burning building. emily: how firefighters in hudson saved his life. new this morning -- cook your thanksgiving turkey faster. olessa shows us the technique that cuts down on time but not
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emily: a driver arrested after a deadly school bus crash in tennessee. what he may have done wrong and how the community is trying to save other lives. randy: the president-elect speaking directly to the public. his plan for the first 100 days and the private comments he made. emily: a child disturbing acts on a school bus. the supervision the bus was lacking before a facebook post went viral. it's on the eye for this tuesday morning. randy: 6:00 a.m., the state department is issuing a warning. emily: the concern their announcing just before thanksgiving. we will get to that first we want to check in with cindy for a look at the forecast today. a chilly start. >> it sure is. you want to watch the winter