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you're watching the station that works for you now, good morning maryland. >> the jury seated and now it's time for opening arguments. we have the latest on the phylicia barnes trial. >> we wish the ravens well? let them know you are cheering them on. we have details of a send off party. >> the road are ready. before you head out the door, what's being done in hopes to make your ride smoother today. and that's a big story, the weather. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. weather and traffic in a moment because the heavy stuff is coming in the afternoon. we are hearing schools are planning ahead. >> cecil county is missing dism schools early. high school and middle school
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are ending at one and elementary school at 2. and that's because of the roads. >> yeah. seems like it's a smart decision because it's really going to impact the road. we are looking at a little bit of snow. we saw yesterday the effects of that. >> exactly. >> reporter: this leads to a lot of accidents. >> safety first and because of that, we have a winter weather advisory that goes into effect at 2 today. lingers into nine this evening. be prepared for another messy commute home. right now, temperatures are the story. we are frigid once again 1 degrees in glen burnie and the only silver lining i should say i can give you this morning is we don't have the wind it's calm as we go into temperature wise shady side coming in at 16 degrees right now. and owings mills is at 15. you still need to bundle up because we are going to be feeling the arctic blast once again. maryland's most fourful radar is dry right now. we do have all the sweeps on. we are scanning the skies and looking for some snow and we are going to find it as we go
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into the afternoon. thinking around 3:00 we will see that snow move into the picture lingering right through the commute around 5, 6, 7, 8 and things will wind down as we go more into the overnighttime frame. but for your planning today, plan for -- to get out wherever you are going early because the snow looks like it could be moving in as we go into 3. the high temperature at 25. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you are traveling in anne arundel county, we are dealing with a new accident on 97. it's along the northbound lanes at route 648. now if you are in howard county, nothing to get in your way on interstate 706789 it's nice and clear if -- 70. it's nice and clear towards frederick or eastbound from columbia pike all the way over to 695. and as we check in and look live at the beltway here in pikesville at green spring avenue, traffic is moving along. normal 8 minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down to 70 and inner loop will remain nice and clear towards 8 3. east
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side of the beltway going to be free of any delays. looking at an 11 minute ride on outer loop from 95 to 83. using 59 in white marsh -- 95 in white marsh normal from the beltway to downtown baltimore. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. three minutes after six. the people who clear your roads have learned a lesson. getting where you need to go is going to -- going to be easier today than yesterday. sherrie johnis live and what can spiel ex-- people expect as they walk out the door. >> reporter: right now things are fine. but later today people are a little concerned about. i am reporting live if brooklynville. look behind me. this is what 695 looks like right about now. traffic is starting to pick up a little bit. but things look pretty good out here right now. while the snowfall was limited yesterday it seemed the traffic tieups were endless he. and the maryland state highway administration says today could be a repeat performance. wednesday night temperatures were so low that crews couldn't
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pretreat the roads. add in a little sun glare and a few accidents in key spots and late school openings and it proved to be a recipe for gridlock for commuters. state warns today's evening commute could be just as dicey if the snow hits as schools let out. >> my whole street was backed up. everybody was on frederick avenue. and it was stop and go traffic bumper to bumper and with school so kids trying to get to school and made the delay. i think the state underestimated and didn't expect it to be a stick. >> the main goal with the crews is after the precipitation stops we want to get to bear pavement in four hours. >> reporter: the state highway administration offered these tips for drivers today. fill your gas tank up. make sure you have window washer fluid and ice scraper and a charged cell phone. you never know how long you might be sitting out there and you want to be prepared and ready. and you want to give yourself plenty of time to get to your
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destination. reporting live in brooklynville, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. five minutes after the hour and today opening statements begin in the phylicia barnes murder trial. michael johnson, the ex- boyfriend of her sister is on trial for the teen's murder. she is from north carolina and disappeared while visiting herhalf sister for the holidays. her body was found in the susquehanna river a few weeks later. brian keebler will be in the -- kuebler will be in the courtroom for the proceedings. stay with us for updates on the ongoing trial. today the defense will present its case in the trial of anne arundel county executive john leopold. the state rested yesterday in the misconduct trial. they wrapped up testimony from officers about over time made on the state's dime running errands for legal pod. one officer requested to leave the position because of stress. switching to the ravens. they head to new orleans for superbowl 47 and you will be able to send them off in style. a huge rally is planned and
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this morning abc2 news linda so is dive at the inner harbor with -- be live at the inner harbor and you are live where the party will take place. >> reporter: it will be here on monday morning. this is the amphitheater at the inner harbor. the official rally kicks off at 11:30 here. but early in the morning, things will get started over there at the restaurant. they will be handing out free breakfast along with 98 rock which will be broadcasting their live from 6 to 10 in the morning. again the rally officially kicks off at 11:30 and you will get to meet members from the 200 0 superbowl team and the mayor will be here and so will the ravens marching band andcheerleaders and poe. the best part is at 12:15 when coach harbaugh and all the players including ray lewis shows up at the rally before heading off to the airport for new orleans. they will be arriving in their team bus and stopping here to greet all the fans that have gathered. of course, everyone is welcome. it's sure to be a big send off. this town has been waiting a
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long time to go back to the superbowl. and monday fans will get their chance to have a phenyl good- bye before they -- final good- bye before if he head off to new or-- before they head off to new orleans. a chance to meet ravens player dennis petta who -- pitta who will be at modell's. >> he is going to be at the store from 5:30 to 6:30 tonight. there's going to be a big crowd i bet. >> he took a huge hit in the game and came back and caught a touchdown pass. so you will see him tonight and tell him how great of a player he is. >> and pick up a superbowl xlvii shirt. how one chapter of the naacp is backing a lawsuit preventing a soda ban. >> rescuing a small dog from chilly waters is harder than you think. we will show you what it took to save someone's pooch. >> it's cold and we are not the only ones dealing with the deep
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freeze. we will look at what's going on with the frigid temperatures as much as the country is shivering this morning. >> and we have the cold and the clouds. we will have the snow a little later and i will tell you when it arrives in your neighborhood coming up. >> reporter: well, everything is up to speat on 695 -- speed on 695. but we are dealing with a crash on 97. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. >> 8 minutes after 6. a quiet picture from new york city. let's go up there for today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites video in your tweets. twitter app called vine allows useers to share 6 second video clips of the messages. at first it works on facebook but the social network blocked it and it is only available for apple devices so far. the game temple run ii is available for android devices. the apple version debuted last week and was down loaded more than 20 million times in the first four days.
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thanks for joining us on this friday morning. much of the country is under a big chill this morning. it depends on where you are but a lot of us are cold. >> stretching from maine to maryland, the deep freeze has taken over a third of the u.s.
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and creating dangerous conditions. salt lake city utah had to be shut down because pilots were sliding down runway. that's on the west coast or west side of the country in utah. >> felt like the whole plane was going sideways. >> temperatures so frigid that water from this new york city fire hydrant frozen in place. and in new hampshire ski resorts closed. deadly cold plast in the air is moving south towards alabama where salt trucks are ready to battle the roads. >> it's interesting when you think about that with the ski resorts shutting down because of this. there are points where the temperatures can become too dangerous. >> i know. but i never thought of that until this happened this year. people are seeing skiing no matter what. >> exactly. >> today once again guys we are in the deep freeze. temperatures are in the teens this morning and we will stay in the 20s as we go throughout the day. look what we have in bel air. 17 degrees. 16 in baltimore and also bowie this morning. 18 in rock hall and uteon 19.
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goldsboro coming in at 18 degrees right now. and these temperatures are not going to bump up that much as we go through time. as we get through a -- as we get a view of what's going on we will stay chilly throughout the day. now, you need to bundle up as you head out and about because we have snow on way as well. we can see the clipper back off towards the north and west. it's diving down from canada and it's around the upper midwest. and it's getting even closer to us. look, the leading edge of the snow now making et cetera way into west virginia this morning. and it's only going to get closer. this is the potential for light snow. only if the clipper comes into our area as we go throughout the day. and if we get the area of low pressure that could form against or along a cold front to the south, and these two come together, then we do have the potential for some more snow. now, the snow that we are forecasting now is about 1 to 2 inches maybe a little over that. locally, but all in all, it's
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going to be a fast moving system that's what clipper is. come through and it's going to droplight amounts of snow across the area and then it will be out of here. future trend picking up on the time frame. we are thinking around 3. but with the leading edge in here, it could come a littlesooner than that. be prepared for around 1 or 2 and this is good thing the schools are letting out early today. because it's going to be a hectic commute this evening. as we start to have high pressure build in, things will look better as we head into the weekend. for today, though, the high temperature coming in around 25 degrees. and then, yes, the warming trend rolls into the picture by wednesday. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. all of the snow this afternoon into the evening is going to make for a messy commute. so, take extra precaution and take it slow later tonight. if you are traveling on 97, we are dealing with a crash right now in ferndale along the northbound lanes of 648.
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it's moved to the shoulder and here's a live look north of the scene. it's not causing any significant delays for those of you traveling in hunt valley here's a live look at harrisburg, pressway at shawan road. everything up to speed. you won't have problems once you get on the jfx as well. 11 minutes traveling southbound from the beltway all the way downtown to east fayette street. 695 is in great shape. no problems to report on the outer loop from 95. all the way up to 83. that will tack you 11 minutes and over -- teak you 11 minutes and on -- take you 11 minutes. and 11 minutes from 795 to 95. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic now over to you. dog lovers check this out. a rescue caught on camera. cameras arrived just as rescuers pulled the dog from the chilly lakes in los angeles. now the crew swam out to the dog and fastened it into a harness and hoisted it on a zip line and pulled her to safety. so thank goodness they worked hard because that is somebody's
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best friend. speaking of best friends, we have got one that could potentially be yours. bark is here with aileen. >> he is a chihuahua mix and he is thick like a sausage. he came in lost so we assigned him a name and the staff assigned him a silly name bark majerle. he is 3 years old -- marley. he is 3 years old we think and is up for adoption. he's been with us for a few days. we do like pet owners to look for their pets and reclaim them but if we don't find owners we find the new home. >> and it's within 3 days. >> yes and then up for adoption. we want to find him his home or a new home. >> i like he cammed in dressed for the --i came in dressed for the occasion but is the coat necessary for dogs? >> i think people make fun of dressing up the dogs but on a day like today, the week has been so cold and for a little dog like this a chihuahua, dogs
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with short hair, thin skin, a coat can really help. goodness. >> what is that snuggies. >> they make it for dogs. >> i have one actually. how do you know what dog is cold. is there anyway to tell? it's not as obvious when they are overheated. what do you do about the winter weather. >> you need to keep an eye on them. if you are going outside, make it for the quick 5 minute walks and come back-side. you don't want to see -- back inside. you don't want to see excessive shaking or panting many those are signs something's not right. keep them well hydrated. make sure they have water inside and you can keep a little sweater on them inside because even inside the house is cold right now. >> absolutely. well bark marley needs a home at the maryland spca. >> we are in the hamden hampden neighborhood and-- hampdenneighborhood and we are linked to your website. >> charley check out the dog. >> the dog is very chill. >> he is very chill.
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that's why he is bark marley. >> hanging out. dorito's. you know what i am talking about don't you? all right working out without the work. sound like a dream come true doesn't it? well those who tried go go say this is exactly what you are seeing with great results. get on get active. the key is the whole whole body vibration machine. >> as the flat form moves it throws your body off balance so your muscles conextract and you get 4 to 6,000 contractions in a 10-minute section. >> the biggest part for me which thrilled me is i lost a inch off my his waist and chest in a month. >> designed to produce the same results as if you spend a hour in the gym with the emphasis ontoning and strengthening. some clients say it gives them energy and helps them slope better the first opened in metro atlanta but they are popping up across the country. a beverage company in new
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york has gained a ally in the fight against the city's soda ban. which is due to be in effect in march. it's the nation's oldest civil rights group and the york chapter of the naacp is backing a lawsuit filed to try to stop the city. >> it's not about race. it's about economics and prosperity and how the small business is being punished while we are allowing the big corporate people again to have their own way. >> stores like 7 eleven is exempt and the naacp developed a health and wealth initiative encouraging healthy eating and exercise. the funding for the project comes from the coca cola foundation. it could be a diet killer. those late night snacks. >> yeah. but if you dive into a bag of chips or get cereal hang on because experts has suggestions. >> it happens every year a
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winter dip in the chesapeake bay. we will see what's different this year about the polar bear plunge. i don't know maybe the fact that it's minus 40 outside. >> all right. as we head to break you are looking at live picture of thailand. we will be right back.
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many times we snack out of boredom and because we are stressed. and you may consider an earlier bedtime to eliminate the temptation but she says if you feel like you have to snack, a small piece of food or maybe a small bowl of unbuttered popcorn are good options. >> jammy costello there -- the inner jamie costello. >> reporter: it's now time for caption this and today's picture was submitted by sharon edward of her grandson. third generation ravens fans how cute are they. we posted it on facebook and it has a lot of cappings. angela wrote in saying come on we will be late for the game. mark bradley last one to new orleans pays for the gumbo and doris her caption is future ravens in training. so, keep your caption this pictures coming. i need some for next week. e-mail it to the pix@wmar.com and you can poet it on my
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amount bc2 facebook page, too. people will brave chilly temperatures to take a dip in the chesapeake going for money for the special olympics. it will be two days of plunging for the first time. maryland state police are hosting the corporate plunge challenge this afternoon and tomorrow is plunge fest 2013 that kicks off at sandy point park at 11 in the morning and goes all day long. always a fun time. washington, lincoln jefferson roosevelt about to get company. >> it's getting crowded on the field. another president will join the race around the bases at national park. we have details straight ahead.
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you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. camping and fish and firearms a huge outdoor sporting show is on hold because of a debate over weapons. what it could mean to the community. >> he died in police custody and his family says they are to blame. prosecutessors doesn't agree. >> -- prosecutors don't agree. >> it's cold and no water falling on a outdoor fountain. could it be a sign of things to come for us? good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. you want to make plans and i am guessing that a scarf and hat is in your plans right lynette?
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>> you are right. you know, maybe two scarfs and two hats. that's how cold it will be again for today. we have a winter weather advisory in effect for 2 this afternoon until 9 because that's when we are thinking that the messy weather will move into the picture in the form of snow. now, we are going to be dealing with the cold temperatures. i will show you those in a second but maryland's most powerful radar looks dry right now. but, as we head back off towards the north and west, around michigan, the great lakes well, there a where the know is going to be -- there's where the know is -- snow is coming from. the leading edge pushing into west virginia as of now. here are the temperatures we are dressing for. 15 in emmettsburg. columbia at 18. 15 in reisterstown. the only good thing is the fact the wind are calm but it's -- winds are calm but it's very frigid and will stay that way throughout the day. speaking of going throughout the day, by lunchtime, 22 degrees and we had the snow pushing in by 2 or 3 this afternoon. and let's ch

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