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>> snow falling while you were asleep. how much you will see in your area when you head out this morning. patriots play off push continues as tb 12 preparing to take on a familiar faux. the democrats trying to stand out as they battled out in caucuses. 9:00 on this snowy monday morning. thanks for making us a part of your day. >> if you haven't headed out the door. you want to grab your jacket and snow brush. those flakes were falling overnight. here's a look at the snow we got. a few inches in some parts of the baystate.
lambert with more on the forecast. widespread 3 to 5 inches of snow. bridgewater coming in at 4 inch. even in the city of boston 3.1 the official total. we have a little bit of lingering snow. for the most part the accumulating snow over and done with. what we will transition with today is the strong wind. the temperature 25 the boston. that will not move much. what is moving allot a lot is the whipped. the wind gust at time this afternoon 30 to 40-mile-an-hour. the temperature not budging much as we go through the day. with the gusty whipped below zero tonight. talk more on the 7-day forecast ahead.
gursh. >> i think a lot of you are staying home and avoiding the roads. it's not looking too bad. expressway northbound that right nine minutes right now. south of town we have an accident. this is route 3 right at route 14 there. no other major incidents to tell you about. we're mostly green from framingham to boston. north from andover into boston. we're mostly green on route one too. ten minutes from the braintree split into boston. from 128 just 12 minutes. 128 to zakim bridge 11 minutes. roads are slick. if you take the t it's on time this morning. the snow came down through the night and into the morning. it's a holiday so there's not
it's the light fluffy snow. victoria warren has been out in the elements all morning long. if you take all the factors this is one of the happen i yessest snowstorm i've covered. they haven't had snow week after week after week and it's not that bad. you can see where they treated the road and got the plows out very easy travel in that situation. but the side roads slippery. folks were happy to get up and get outside cleaning up. shovelling and smiling in middleboro. it's a holiday too. that makes it easy. monday morning snowfall on day where schools are closed many jobs are off and traffic is light. easier. add to that the fact we're feed. it's not that bad. maybe 4 or 5 inchings of snow.
>> nice. light. nice weather. this man admits he didn't need a snow blower but after the slow start to winter he wanted to break it out. i came out to get it working. easing into snow hoping this is not a repeat of last year. >> hopefully we have normal year. one thing i noticed you heard chris lambert talking about it's getting colder and the wind is picking up. if you say i will wait a few hours before i go and shovel you may want to reconsider. right now its barable. later on it will be quite cold. victoria warren 7news "today in new england." let's talk football this morning. patriots football. the pats are moving on in the play off we know who the next opponent will be.
the broncos. could be another classic match-up with manning. on to denver, nicole? >> if you hope for steelers win for another win. that's not going to happen. for the 17th time brady will face off against payton manning. we now know the road to super bowl will have to go through denver. the patriots will face the broncos in the afc championship game. that means another brady, manning match-up. payton isn't focusing on the patriots yet. we talk about who we play wednesday. this 17thfation off. brady has the clear edge in the play off the quarterback are tied two gales a piece. and manning won the last time
bowl two years ago. what are your thoughts about 17th showdown with tom brady. >> which will deal with that on wednesday. we'll try to get a couple of hours to enjoy this one. pats punch their ticket saturday in new englands back to near full strength after what seemed like an injury plagued season. it was a great win. special to get back to another championship game. of course the patriots first loss of the season this year came to broncos. but coming up at 9:30 why the two teams look completely different now that we're in the postseason. live in gillette. nicole oliverio. 7news "today in new england." thanks so much. and remember 7 new is your home for continuing coverage in the pats in the play off. we have expanded coverage on our web site for you as well. go to whdh.com.
right now police are stepping up patrols as they search for three suspect behind a terrifying attack in chelsea. young women was walking down the street when shes beaten, robbed and slashed by three men. she managed to get herself to the hospital. the whole thing left them on edge. i feel like we have to be extra careful. there's only one light. there's no light. we want lights. where the light it's dangerous without lights. this morning the victim is recovering at the hospital. a man from hingham waming up home for the first time since released from custody in iran where he was held captive for more than months.
the 30-year-old touched down at logan last might. we're overjoyed. >> well it's been difficult. we had a lot of support from friends and family members we were able to get through it. he was not part of the negotiated prison swap. but he was freed at the same time as the four other americans. the boston university graduate studying in iran when captured. now to developing story. iraqi government intelligence official said the group of americans who disappeared were kidnapped. the american were then take saider city. the embassy working with officials to locate them. political news now. we turn our attention to race for the white house. the democratic candidates are back on the campaign trail this morning after battling it out in last night's debate.
democrats before the first votes are cast in iowa and new hampshire. the candidates used ittas a chance to prove they are different. in the final debate. hillary clinton pounded bernie sanders on his gun control record. he voted to let gun go on to amtrak. guns go into national park. you've received over 600,000 in speaking fees from goldman sachs in one we're. in refusing to criticize bill clinton's past sander cyst sized bill clinton's past. his behavior was deplorable. clinton picked apart the universal medicare plan that sander released before the plan. i'm not sure we talk about the plan or talk about the plan you introduced nine times in the congress. but the fact is we have the affordable care act. clinton played the tax card. i'm the only candidate
i will not raise taxes on the >> guess what? we are ridginghead of clinton in term of taking on my good friend donald trump. >> former governor barry qualified for this debate he did it best to stand out. if donald trump need o start a regular city in our country he can start with me. the most recent iowa poll shows hillary clinton with just a two-point lead over bernie sanders. several candidate hitting the campaign trail in new hampshire today. ted cruz is on day two of week-long granite state swing. john kasich will make several stops today. donald trump will hold a town hall in concorde this afternoon.
celebrating martin luther king today. attorney general loretta lynch will speak at annual breakfast. there's some schools that have started to get rid of recess but then there's some other schools adding more of it. we'll show you why. spotlight wins top honors the big award for the movie as a result right here in boston. they are winding down. the wind winding up. what to expect this afternoon in the 7-day forecast, ahead. first a visit from rob grownkowski, now one rhode island boy has a whole community coming together to help him
covering the roads. it was nice. that's all i ask for. clear roads. >> i think that's all we ask for. for the snow to be easy to move which it is. 3 to 5 inch of snow. you see a lot of snow into the merrimack valley. trying to extend into the city of boston. we've had breaks of sun over the braintree split. you need the sunglasses this morning. the lot to glare off that fresh snowpack. take a look to west there. we have dried out. mix of sun and cloud. i can't rule out another passing flurry or snow shower. what's true for all of us the wind will pick up and the cold air from the west will continue to move on in. 25 in boston that will not
maybe a degree of two here on either side up or down. this pretty much it. what's cold right now the wind chilled factor. these number will trend down a few degrees this afternoon and the reason for that the wind will continue to increase right now sustained wind 16 miles per hour. 21 in worcester. occasionally we get gust upward of 30 miles per hour in the city of boston down through plymouth out through worcester as well. wind advisory in place for cape and islands. through tomorrow wind gusting at times over 40 miles per hour. 40-mile-an-hour wind gust maybe once in a while. 30-plus throughout the day. terms of forecast model mix of sun and cloud spot flurry or snow shower this afternoon. for the most part it's over and done with. nothing you have to rebrush off here. taking look at the forecast 22 to 28 hold steady this afternoon.
the kiddos have the day off from school. if they hit the sledding in hills make sure they dress warm as the wind will be biting into the afternoon and certainly cold tonight. windchill values to zero if got 5 to 10 below zero. mid teens in the city of boston and that wind is consistent for more on the windchill value and that wind over to danielle. we trade in the snow showers for those very gusty wester i will winds. temperatures will dropping as the winds bring in the cooler heading into the afternoon. 5:30 this afternoon. you can see the wind gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour. real strong wind down toward the cape and island where we could see isolated gust up to 40 miles per hour. the strong winds continue as we head into tomorrow throughout all of your day. this is 8:45 tomorrow morning. very gusty out there. and this is going to can't throughout your tuesday. because of the wind the windchill temperatures will
we have the wind advisory in effect for the cape and islands until 6:00 p.m. tomorrowening and then i think that will be expanded to most of southern new england tomorrow as well. windchill temperature overnight tonight it will feel like below zero out in worcester. very chilly tomorrow. you can dress for the numbers zero in boston. and for all of the day tomorrow windchill reading will stay in the single digits. kris, back to you. >> wednesday, thursday and friday the cold air staying in place. we have to watch this for friday night saturday and saturday night. we are not sure of the exact track. it's critical to track the closely. if they get close enough to new england that can bring in precipitation beginning friday into saturday. if it stays further to the south it's a glancing shot. it's something we have to keep an eye on. friday night plans into the weekend just stay tuned on this.
the next day or so based on the forecast. it's certainly something we will watch. cold air plenty of that throughout the week. >> spot light taking home top honors. the film about the catholic church sexual abuse scandal won last night. rachel mcad a.m.s faced the local actor from boston who helped make the movie feel so authentic. >> you have to see it. especially it all takes place in boston. >> a lot of familiar sites. . >> still ahead at 9:30 another space ex rocket has a spectacular landing. maybe not so spectacular. what happened after it touched down that everyone is talking.
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the kids go home another trip outside. the fourth recess of the day. the frequent breaks are the daily routine for kindergarten and first gators at several north texas school. what the recesses they have that chance to go get the wiggles out. they are ready to learn. it's part of three-year trial by texas university and based on finland system where they get average of 75 minutes compared 27 minutes here. >> typical recess is free for all. experts say there's so much value in this unstructured time. there is between 1-2 hours a day of what we call distraction in the classroom that with this recess takes away from the distraction. therefore they are on point the whole time in the classroom. the kids of course love it.
the slide. >> but educator believe this is more than a study break. the benefits we are seeing quickly the ability for the kid to get along to work together to solve problems. whether it's trying to get up the tree or moving from one side to the other side. it's a trade off. 30 fewer minutes of the fundamentals. did you have any concerns she would get less instructional time? >> at first i did. she seems like she advance mored this year. they hope helping kid stay focused when in class will mean more learning with recess on the ride. still ahead on 7news "today in new england" this morning a rhode island boy is tough battle against cancer. he's getting a huge boost from the community he lives in. ahead at 9:30 a flight attendant disappeared what her
>> one young pat's fan getting a big boost as he continues his cancer fight. first received a visit from rob grownkowski. now the community is stepping up. thousand went to beach to share their message for this brave young man. >> it wasn't your typical beach day but a sea of people gathered as a boy's battle with cancer drawn attention worldwide. seemingly his whole town of wester i will turned out to so short.
amazing to know we can make changes. and spread this all over the world. they came for more than firt minutes away. stay strong. and that continue to fight and you know, we hold a special place for him in our heart. we're happy that everyone knows about him. the crowd spelled out the hatch tag be strong. the photo shoot was organized by rhode island photographer who put the word out on face wook. nearly 3,000 people showed up. if this distracts him for a little bit and makes him happy and helps him be famous. it's all good. a drone capturing the message from above little doriane stopped by but wasn't up for staying for the final photo shoot. he knows and appreciates all that is being done for him. >> it's heartwarming and speechless. you don't know what to say when you look at it and see everyone
brave young man. family members say they have been truly blessed and touched by the support they have received in recent days. we wish him well. >> much more to come in the next half hour. an explosive landing for one rocket. the must-see moment when it tips over and has a fiery touchdown. most of the snow over and done with. the wind is increasing. the forecast is ahead. rutland dog attacked. this incident has police now on the search for those who
what's with him? he's happy. your family's finally eating vegetables thanks to our birds eye voila skillet meals. and they only take 15 minutes to make. ahh! birds eye voila so veggie good >> rivalry renewed for brady and manning. the pats heading to denver as the play off push conditions. plus a brutal attack on a family dog now the search on for whoever carried out the act right in the family's front yard. watch this. space ex rocket sticks the
we'll tell you what led to the rocket's fiery conclusion. it's 9:30. thanks for sticking with us. i'm kris anderson. >> aim i'm sarah french. the good thing that most people could do that today because it's a holiday. the kids are excited too. get them outside. help mom and dad shovel off the driveway. brush off the cars. easy snow to move off. snow basically tapered off. a little bit of lingering light snow across eastern mass. windy and cold this afternoon. some of that snow sort of blowing around and gusty wind. the windchill value dropping to minus five on average tonight. how much snow area wide 3 to 5 is good bet. plymouth county as well as couple of towns coming in with 5 and a half tinch. accumulating snow over and done with. up through the north shore into
the temperature won't amount to much more either as we go throughout the day. 19 in worcester. 25 in boston. >> the windchill values down into the lower teens. they will nal into the single digit. high temperature this afternoon holding in the 20s. the patriots are just one game away from reaching the super bowl again this year. but first they have to take on their fifth afc title game. if tom brady is taking on a family foe revivalry renewed with payton manning and the denver broncos. let's head out to nicole oliverio live in foxboro. this is what a lot of people have been waiting for. absolutely. especially if there the payton manning's last season. this is 17th time these two quarterbacks will go face to face. this all sealed yesterday as the broncos beat the steelers. now the patriots did lose to
but keep in mind they were two completely different looking teams. manning wasn't the qb that game. edelman was out. that's the game where gronc injured his knee. two go off in this postseason. as for brady and manning. this is 17th time they will now face each other. brady has the better record of 11-5. they have faced off four times in the afc championship game each winning two games apeice. manning sent his team to super bowl two years ago. of course maybe fans were hoping for steeler mappup to get one more home game here. the patriots's fan feeling good about their chances against to broncos saying there's going to be three more weeks of football. nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." right now a rutland family
two men beat their pet with a stick. the story truly disturbing. it all happened right in their own front yard. police search for two people responsible. i'm glad my dog is alive today. >> they are no heart. alexis said her dog was attacked by two men who used a stick to abuse abby. >> it makes me sick to my stomach to think that somebody would do that to my dog. alexis said her friend heard the dog barking when he ran out the two men took off in black sedan allegedly shouting racial slurs. abby suffered serious wound. they were blunt force injury. a lot of bruising. some skin damage as well. it was very severe beating. >> so severe that abbies
emergency vet. her eyes swollen shut. you can see the blood test in her eye. she has like the wound in her face. animal control believes this was a targeted attack. i'm mortified. it's so so so sad. for alexis thises something random and disturbing. i don't know why they would do something to an animal. police are still searching for the suspect here. if you know who did it or have any information you are urged to give them a call. boston police look for help solving a shooting that happened in broad daylight. a 30-year-old mans shot three time including once in the chest when he opened the front door of his home around noon on sunday. he was taken to the hospital in stable condition and is expected to be okay. neighbors are shocked. >> he's not a kid it would be afraid of.
i don't know what happened. ist in church. through the street. police look for the video to come forward as they search for a shooter. the coast guard is expanding its search alternate sea for 12 marines including one from massachusetts since their training helicopters collided off the coast of hawaii on thursday. large surf and strong current make this search difficult. they have found life rafts and debris. but so far no sign of those missing marines. hingham native christopher orlando was onboard one of those helicopters. his mother retired massachusetts state trooper. auburn, police are looking for whoever shot out the window of more than dozen cars. several people spent sunday cleaning up glass. it happened sometime saturday
neighbors sayen though they are frustrated they are grateful that no one got hurt. probably just young kids looking to have a good time at someone else's expense. it could have been worse, you know. police are urging anyone with information to please give them a call. state police investigate the cause of this deadly crash that happened in peabody. the car rolled over on route one near lowell street. police identified the victim as 46-year-old man from peabody. police in rhode island say they are close to completing a year's long investigation into former red sox pitcher kurt shillings bankrupt videogame company. there's still a boston for criminal charges. his company 38 studio went bankrupt after a failed 75 million lone deal in 2010. more news today. police officer in ohir o shot and killed while on duty
to figure out what led up to shooting. they suggest he left the scene in officer's actual vehicle. police have arrested two people in this case. also on 7 a family in new york is desperately trying to locate their daughter last seen leaving la guardia airport. she vanished without a trace. the family the holding out how many she will return safely. it hits you from the blindside. what's questioning on. friends and family of sieraa just want answers. her family said she just finished speaking with her supervisor and left the airport and scheduled later that day to work. but never made the flight and hasn't been seen since. she did go to i believe it's the delta terminal where her supervisor works out of.
and then spoke to supervisor. she noticed there was something different about her. her father said she had no enemies nor did she have a boyfriend. earlier in the week her father said she spoke on the phone to her older sister who said something seemed off. she took a flight to be sierra. was gone. her roommates noticed that about her. they noticed there was some things that just changed in the last week with her. >> friends and family have set up a face book page and use the hatch tag find sierra. one person posted still looking for my sweet friend. there's a lot of people that love her. and want to experience as they say sweet sierra again.
there's new details this morning in the crisis in flynt, michigan involving the water there. civil right leader jesse jackson calling for more action and more investigation. he said that city should have police tape around it because it's an actual crime scene. the drinking water there is not safe to drink because of high levels of lead present. president barack obama declared a state of emergency for the city. but jackson wants a stronger disaster declaration. under federal law disaster declaration are for natural disaster not man made one like what they deal with in flinted. the led problem started in 2014 when the city decided to switch its water supply to try and save money. now high level of led can be found in children's blood living in flint. happening today police are
people in upstate new york they say the body of two men and one woman were found in a home or sunday. the three victims were all current or former students of the nearby university. police say there were no guns involved but they did find a knife. that could be hint as to what happened. we have some video coming in the wild weather in florida where people cleanup after tornadoes rip through the western part of that state. two people were killed and four children sent to the hospital after tornado hit mobile homes there in manatee, county. another tornado damaged part of siesta key near sarasota. you see the homes that were destroyed. and some cars damaged. two people had to be pulled from the rubble. they are fortunately expected to be okay. caught on camera. this ended in fiery explosion. unmanned rocket successfully launched a satellite into space. things went downhill when it
rocket hit the platform too and broke and laing leg causing it to tip over and explode. ice built up at lift off could be to blame. unmanned. >> that's key. still ahead on "today in new england." fired up. . one couple is taking things to the extreme to get play off tickets could another team be joining the ram. the cold air and wind moving. time line on what to expect.
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snowstorm might as be holiday. boston 3.1 inch of snow. not completely done for the snowflake falling from the sky. still have a little bit across salem into peabody. that's not going to amount to much. patchily right snow left over. this continues to push to north and east here. in the wake we've had breaks of sun. you need sunglasses and get the breaks of sun and bright white. a little bit overwhelming. we haven't had to deal with that much as we gone through winter. we haven't had a lot of fresh snowpack continuing to be on the ground. the wind is increasing. quite steady as we speak. is 21 in plymouth. the wind gusting closer to 30 miles per hour. gusting close to 40 miles per hour. that's driving down the
single digits and lower-to-middle teen. it's cold outside. we will have it blow out in the face. wind increasing tlauout the day. the temperature not moving much. lower to mid 20s this afternoon. temperature upper single digits to lower-to-middle teens in the cold air holding in place not only through tonight but through the next several days. low in boston tonight about 15 degrees. 12 in billerica. nine in worcester. down through southeastern mass and cape and island. the story also the wind not only today but over the next couple of day. right, danielle. exactly right. as we head into the afternoon we're trading in the snow showers for the wind and then that wind will bring in that cold air. upper 20s today and then mid 20s tomorrow. but it will feel even colder than that. because of this wind.
6:00 those wester i will gust hour. >> along the cape and aland up to 50 miles per hour. day tomorrow. the winds aren't going to die wednesday. so because of that we have wind advisory in effect for cape and island until tomorrow at 6:00. and then i think as we head into tomorrow that will expand through southern new england as well. so because of those winds that means it will feel like this. like zero in boston overnight tonight. then for tomorrow, tomorrow morning dress for the systemem feeling like below zero in some spots. temperature still on colder side. important to have the cold air in place. this is what we have to watch
salt day into sunday. track of that yet to be determined because if this slides up the virginia coastline an then keep sliding to east and bulk of precipitation can stay south. if this continue to move to northeast you bring in precipitation with a likelihood of snow and some wind out there. we will keep an eye on exactly where that track. too early to start rearranging plans on friday night or saturday. just the potential at this point. we'll keepain eye on it. the forecast model should get a boater handle of the pattern tomorrow. what would you do for nfl play off ticket. diehard denver broncos fans went to extreme to score a ticket to sunday big showdown against the pats. they won thes paint your house orange.
they allowed him to paint every room orange which got them the pair of ticket. >> worry about what color the outside is. it looks better than i thought. would you do that? >> yeah. maybe. the couple said play off after the season they will be repainting it. they will lee it orange on at least one accent wall. you would paint it then leave it. >> would your wife be okay with it? >> that's the question. that's the important -- that's who you need to ask. up next in 7 sports pat's fan ready to take on the bronco. what payton manning has to say. go pats, can't wait for the game. then in the buzz "star wars" has the been the throne. the new movie here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree.
>> good morning. travelling to denver for afc championship game it was one avoid here. because it's such a tough place to play out there. but there's nothing they can do about it now. the patriots and broncos and brady verses manning for the 17th and likely final time. the broncos earning 23-16 come-from-behind win. down 13-12 with three minutes to go. cj ander son plunges in. bronco punch their ticket to conference title game for the second time and the last three years. so it's a week 12 rematch in denver. payton manning missed that. leading bronxo to 30-24 overtime wind handing pat first loss to season. manning back now looking to improve on his 2-and-2 play off record against the patriots.
about the next match-up just yet. >> we knew we will have to be a good football team in order to get there. one tonight. then we will get a jump-start on preparing for that monday. we'll talk about who we play on wednesday. fourth straight win. they are in dallas tonight. that's sports. i'm joe amorosino. have a great day. we have another football story for you this morning. chargers and rams are set to begin negotiating plan for joint stadium located in los angeles. according to the orange county register the first negotiation session will be held later today. last week you probably remember the nfl approved the rammed to move from st. louis back to l.a. the league has begin permission to join for that relocation. a shake up at the weekend box office the movie that
>> in the buzz this is answer to trivia question. "star wars" force aweaken has been dethroned. aid along two riding to top of box office. the new movie brought in 34 million dollars. the revenant cams in second place. "star wars" made 25 million in third place. the other chris and i we were guessing j.r., is in the double digits now with seeing "star wars." >> you again. safe some room for the other people. i heard revenant. it's a tough but awesome movie. number 11 and 12 for him seeing that movie. 27 in boston now. 19 in worcester.
the day off to catch a movie. after you clean up the snow the wind gusty to 30 to 40 miles per hour. quiet the rest of the week. there's much more of today show straight ahead. thanks for joining us everybody. i'm sarah friend what's with him? he's happy. your family's finally eating vegetables thanks to our birds eye voila skillet meals. and they only take 15 minutes to make. ahh! birds eye voila
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