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dover 16 degrees this morning that's where you bold out. tuesday morning i wouldn't be surprised if i saw the temperatures below zero. many locations could be below zero. in the meantime, we've got one here now. philadelphia, 16. reading, 13. poconos 4 degrees, you factor in the winds it feels like 7 below where there's a windchill advisory until 11:00 a.m. minus 4 in reading. minus 5 in lancaster and 2 in millville. the windchills will stick around in the teens. 4:00 p.m. teens north and west, 20 if philadelphia. teens for everybody else and in the evening hours windchill factors will be anywhere from 12 to 18 degrees. it's blustery and cold. sunny, though. breezy and cold winds out of the northwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. the day planner 11:00 a.m., 23,
4:00 p.m., 26 degrees. this is sunday night into monday, this is the next winter to remember we're watching. winter to remember watches are in effect for the areas highlighted in blue. these are the areas that could see several inches of accumulating snow monday morning. at least 6 inches of snow. i'll talk about the timing and the expected snowfall amounts in the seven day when i come back in a few minutes. >> if you see a homeless person outside call (215)232-1984 and pet owners make sure you bring pets inside. when snow is in the forecast, use the storm tracker 6 live app to follow it on the radar. the app alerts you of any watches or warnings are issued. check the current temperature and the day ahead. we have new information on a murder in south jersey. "action news" has learned the name of a man shot to death above a camden county law firm.
audubon police say stephen johnson was shot on killed on the 400 block of south white horse pike in audubon. a man was taken into custody without incident at the scene. detectives are questioning him at this time. nobody has been charged. csx is working to upright a dozen rail cars that derailed overnight. firefighters and haz/mat swarmed the area near lincoln financial field and the navy yard after 11 train cars went off the tracks. no cars leaked hazardous materials. no word on what caused that derailment. firefighters battled freezing temperatures while working to put out a suspicious fire. a fire broke out in germantown after midnight. when firefighters arrived flames were shooting from the upper
floors of this vacant home in the 100 block of seymour street. high winds and cold temperatures created problems for crews. firefighters were forced to spread salt to keep anyone from falling. an adjoining home was damage in the fire. no word on what caused the blaze. a police chase came to an violent in wilmington, delaware. a mercedes suv parked -- crashed into a parked car landing on its side. investigators think the suv was stolen. the driver was trapped before being rushed to christiana hospital. police in bucks and manage counties are trying to oh, -- montgomery counties are trying to track down a serial burglar. >> reporter: in this rural area, hill town township police say they have a serial burglar in
the area. from late last year from now they believe the same thieves have hit the same homes. the crook broke in through back doors and used a bed spread pillow case to steal valuables, mostly jewelry. last week a 40 or 50-year-old man in a beige van backed into the driveway. when the owner ashessed the door he -- answered the door he claimed he was lost. two hours later and a mile away another burglar was reported. >> if no one respond he goes to the front or back door using a pry bar. >> reporter: it appears the burglar struck homes in buckingham plumstead and solbury and communities in montgomery county. he is responsible for more than 20 burglaries in the past 6 months. there could more.
hill town township police say they linked several burglaries together weeks ago they said they did not alert the public until now. we asked why. >> it seems it's not going away, we're getting more and more of these things. for some reason, hill town seems to be the epi center. >> reporter: residents like bill warner are on the look out. >> watch out for yourself and keep an eye on the neighborhood. >> reporter: reporting in hill town township, kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> new at 9:00, family and friends are looking for a missing boy from north philadelphia. take a look at this picture this is rashawn richardson. if you know where's contact philadelphia police. a man accused of breaking into parked cars in delaware is behind bars. else facing charges for burglary and theft. state troopers say they saw him
parked at a club fitness and a few hours later at the rehoboth beach ymca. in his car they found a device to break car windows and stolen purse. new information this morning prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against one of the men accused of killing the lancaster elementary school teacher. thomas moore is accused of torturing nicole mathis . bryn mawr college is fighting a controversy over a waist loss program. students were chosen for having a higher than average bmi. students took to essential media to express criticism some
called it unethical and invasion of privacy. the school said this is the third time the program has been offered and never received complaints before. it will rethink the approach. the ride-sharing company lift picked up its first fare in philadelphia. it allows riders to order the car through their smart phones. the ppa considers lift an illegal taxi service. the parking authority impounded at least one of lift's vehicles last night. happening today the 2015 philadelphia auto show opens to the public. "action news" reporter, john rawlins check out the technology. >> reporter: how important is the nine-day event deals say one-third of those who buy the show influences their choice. >> the show is a big influence
on the buying public in the 5th auto market in the county. >> reporter: technology deep inside new cars is literally changing driving, an saving lives. these are sensors this is a windshield mounted camera. >> these plateauing with the technology that's in the computer -- these are playing in the technology that's in the commuter. >> reporter: part of the mission is to present you from hitting the car in front of you. >> if that person slams on their brakes it will give you an alert. if you don't brake fast enough we have access to help you break. >> reporter: in the 150s, technology was a heater or radio. in the 90s came crash protection and other improvements. this week, the insurance industry estimates those advances are saving 770,000
lives a year. >> i have a vehicle where in the seat as a driver it vibrates if i'm too close to the lane left to the right. you see how far we've come. >> reporter: john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> ducis rogers, karen rogers,age ablg -- melissa magee, and alicia vitarelli will be there for a full preview of the philadelphia auto show. new york firefighters are battling a massive blaze. residents are being warned about an owl on the prowl. >> reporter: this is the latest winter storm that's bearing down on the delaware valley, i'll have the latest time line and snowfall projections with the colder accuweather forecast when i come right back.
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a couple of hours ago and still burning at the four story brooklyn. nearly 140 firefighters and 33 units on the scene battling frigid temperatures as they try to bring the blaze under control. high winds in henderson county, north carolina sent two trees falling to the ground. the first 50-foot tree toppled over while news crews were on the scene a second tree came toppling down. >> high winds brought down this pine tree on to this -- oh, my gosh. >> goodness gracious, both trees knocked down power lines and hit homes no injuries were reported. >> you said it's calming down here. cawj -- calming down a little bit, i laid down around #--
8:00 p.m. the winds were making a lot of noise. we have a gusty wind around the delaware valley, notes strong as yesterday. the wind advisory has been dropped. but we have a windchill advisory in effect for the poconos. 16 degrees in philadelphia. 3 degrees that's the dewpoint. wind sustained at 24 miles per hour. 24 in in the poconos. 16 in philadelphia, 14 in trenton and 18 degrees in millville with the windchill of 2 degrees above zero. two below in philadelphia. that's what it feels like with the wind. 7 below in the poconos and 4 below in reading and 2 below in trenton. we'll see sunshine from start to finish. bright blue skies as an area of high pressure races across the mid atlantic states. it will get out of here just as
fast. the system right here will charge east and it arrives by sunday evening in the form of light snow. here's future tracker 6 nothing going on today today is a nice, quiet afternoon. it's bluster and bitter cold. bundle up if you're outdoors for an extended period of time. we're hitting high of 26 today. bundle up. sunday, lots of clouds from start to finish. the complete opposite. light snow breaking out in the second quarter. super bowl. south and east, there will be in the form of snow, i wouldn't be surprised if we pick up light sleet pellets there, as well. the rain/snow line according to this model continues to shift north. a lifting up into the lehigh valley as the storm gets going. 5:00 a.m., monday morning, if
this model pans out it's raining for everybody with snow in the lehigh valley and the poconos. i think there will be a wintry mix in here where we're dealing with sleet and freezing rain. you get the idea, when this first started rain snow line was so far to the south, we were worried about this being a southern slider, now it's come up not lehigh valley. this is what the latest forecast information has for philadelphia, sunday into monday. three out of the four models suggest this is a none-event. for the lehigh valley every model has at least five inches with the european going crazy and suggesting ten inches for allentown and bethlehem. so when you take all in a model information and put it on one map, this is what it look like, 6 to 12 in the lehigh valley, approximate to 6 to the far northwestern suburbs probably 3 inches or close to 3 inches in the city and 1 to 3 south of
there. you get to south jersey and delaware, this is a nonevent for you guys down there. sunday light snow light wintry mix developing. the heaviest falls while we're sound asleep monday morning. everything winds down monday in the form. snowshowers. even if you're in an area that changes over to rain you'll end as light snow. mostly sunny today breezy cold, 26 degrees, that's the forecasted high. feeling like the teens partly cloudy overnight. 16 degrees outlying suburbs 21 center city. today, breezy and cold. sunday into monday, snow north and west, south and east. rain. tuesday's morning morning's low is 6 in the city and 2 to 3
below north and west. >> hopefully it will warm up. thanks chris. this is something you don't hear everyday. an owl is on the prowl at it is attacking people. this is the culprit. joggers need to be on the high alert during the morning or late night early morning run situation. there are three reported owl attacks. barred owls or usually found on the east coast. >> why this dive bombing people? >> it could be multiple reasons, territorial behavior, it is breeding season, mating season. >> reporter: after a third attack, park workers put up the sign suggesting hard hats for joggers. #
different kind of payments. customers who order items between preselected times, they will be paid with lovin'. there's a bunch of ways to select your lovin' from hugs and high fives. a pair of alums made the tough choice to end their education years ago. they couldn't believe their eyes when they walked into hallahan school for girls. in the 19 50s they left school to care for their ailing parents and raise their five siblings. they never got to graduate, and students gave them graduation caps and celebrated the service with them. >> i'm telling you it's
>> sky6 live hd taking a live look for us at spring mountain. you see a few people on the mountain there. a couple of people at the bottom trying to get up the hill. good luck to them. it's cold outside today. the sixers notched a win against the timber wolves. lesean mccoy answers confess whether he will -- questions
whether he will return next season in an eagles jersey. here's jamie apody. >> reporter: good morning, lesean mccoy is in phoenix for tomorrow's big game. surely wishing he was there as a player and not a fan. many wonder if shady will be back next year, 1 mill dollar cap -- a 12 million-dollar cap on the team. >> whatever happens happens, i feel i can't control. i'll be anxiety to to see what happens. >> reporter: shady a guest on the sports center said he was surprised by eagles fans whose mom grew up in bensalem, had questions for the eagle. >> how do you run so fast?
>> i just run. >> are you the strongest person in the world? >> either the rock or hulk hogan is, not me. >> the other big topic deflate gate commissioner roj -- roger goodell spoke about the controversies yesterday. >> why were some footballs used in the game that were not in compliance with the rules? and was this the result of deliberate action. i want to everyone -- emphasize we have made no judgments on these points and we will not compromise the investigation by engaging in speculation. >> reporter: deflate gate may be the elephant in the room, but look the lombardi trophy was there, too. what are our super bowl predictions? , ducis ducis number one
seattle. i want with the seahawks and jeff skeverski picking seattle 31-27 no love for the patriots in our "action news" sports department. the sixers collide with their present and got a look at the their future. thaddeus young greeted with three framed jersey in philadelphia he wore while he was here. in the second, time winding down, michael carter williams to beat the buzzer, 17 points, ten rebounds, 6 assist. 6ers win that's sports this morning. have a great day. coming up on "action news" saturday morning, this week's
pennsylvania treasure admits to breaking the law while running for governor. the auto show is open to the public and folks get a sneak peek at a black tie gala. meteorologist chris sowers is tracking snow and rain, let's get to it with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: and cold. >> yeah. >> reporter: that's big story number one out here right now. it's very cold, temperatures in the single digits far western suburbs, teens for everybody else. when you factor in the winds it feels like the teens below zero in several locations. these are the lowest windchills i could find. poconos 21 below. reading, 11, atlantic city, 3. the and philadelphia and center city minus 2. there's a windchill advisory in effect until 11:00 a.m. for the poconos. windchill values would be 15 degrees below for the next a couple of hours. when we look at the current numbers, minus 7 in the poconos
is what it feels like in the poconos with the wind. minus 5 philadelphia allentown and trenton minus 2. it feels very, very blustery out here. 16 degrees that's the present air temperature reading. 9 arm 20 degrees -- 9:00 a.m. 20 degrees. 1:00 p.m., 23 degrees, it's a blustery and e and cold start to the weekend. this is the next system we're watching. there's a lot of moisture out there. heavy rain in texas oklahoma and nebraska. warm air across the high plains, cold air along as the east coast. as this marches east it will change over to snow. when i come back we'll talk about the snowfall projections. i'll show you what could be the coldest mornings we've seen around here in years that's tuesday morning.
i'll have for you in ten minutes. >> we'll continue to track the storm all weekend long "action news" will be on the air monday to bring you the latest, join, matt tam david and karen for conditions on traffic and school closings and delay. >> former pennsylvania treasurer robb mccord admitted to to breaking the law while raising money for his gubernatorial campaign. >> i owe an apology to the people of pennsylvania. >> reporter: the feds got wind of him making veiled threats while raising campaign donations. 24 hours the later democrat admitted to breaking the law that he crossed the line when he tried to strong arm two
potential contributors hoping to do business with the commonwealth by making a veiled threat. >> to remind them i could make things difficult for them. i said the potential contributor should not make an enemy of the state treasurer. >> reporter: mccord who served as treasure since 2008 made an unsuccessful bid for democratic governor. during that campaign he overstepped the line for campaign fundraising. >> again, i deeply regret my actions and i apologize for any harm or embarrassment i've caused for anyone. >> reporter: mccord originally was going to resign february 12 thinking it would be a while that the public learn about the investigation, but now that word got out. >> i'm deeply concerned that my continuation in office, even for
a day might interfere with the office of the treasurer. so i'm resigning effective immediately. >> reporter: dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> tom woferld said this is a -- wolf said this is a sad day for the commonwealth and his his family. this leads to the erosion of the public's trust it is unacceptable. wolf said he will move quickly to nominate a replacement. a federal agent who fired his gun during an alleged carjacking incident is under investigation. it happened yesterday morning in wilmington. police said the agent told them the suspect tried to steal his car. that agent fired a single shot from his government issued gun. it didn't hit the man the man was initially arrested, but authorities say after their investigation they don't think inte intended to car -- he intended to car jack the agent so he was released.
an undercover investigation ends with the arrest of a doctor and his receptionist. dr. and hisonist were fueling drug addiction. >> he takes place the scripts to the door, he never sees the detective. he takes place the scripts and has them -- he takes the scripts and tapes them to the door. >> there were two dozen patients getting pain killers with no examination. joe biden rallied the democratic caucus on on the final day of caucus.
biden told democrats to keep reminding americans that democrats oversaw the economic recovery that democrats are right and have to explain what they did. we can't let the republican party rewrite history, in his words. chris christie had dinner with mitt romney last night hours after romney announced he would not be seeking another run for the white house. christie was his staunchest backers of his 2012 race. the billionaire investor carl icon spoke about benefit cuts, he said the cuts imposed are an essential sacrifice that must be made to keep the casino open. the comments come as the national labor relations board sided with the union on healthcare and pension benefits. starting tomorrow, you can
take a tram ride to get around the atlantic city boardwalk. it could bring a sharp reduction to the rolling chairs currently in use on the boards. the three trams will have a soft launch this weekend while the b and b parking corporated works out the logistics of the operation. the philadelphia auto show opens to the public about an hour -- opened to the public about a half-hour ago, last night a black tie tailgate gala was held to benefit children's hospital of philadelphia. >> reporter: people filed into the pennsylvania convention center for the 2015 auto show black tie tailgate it's all about the kids. proceeds benefit the neonatology division of the philadelphia
hospital. >> we're hiring research people we're doing airway research and neurology research. >> reporter: glamour, glitz and fast cars food and dancing kicked off the nine-day event. people roamed 700,000 square feet. channel 6 "action news" is a proud sponsor of the event. the economic impact on the show on the region is $40 million. every year it embryos. >> reporter: whatever your pleasure from the exotic to the conventional. you can sit inside. >> this is awesome. >> reporter: and even take a ride. >> it's cool, because you're up on one side, the thing doesn't roll. it's a lot of fun. >> they use it as a spring board to buy a car. it's a great way to come down and see cars. there's no hassle or salesmen sitting on top of you. >> reporter: expect this year's choices to reflect record-low
gas prices. >> 6 or $700 less a career for consumers when the prices are $2 a gallon versus 4. they can by something difference or better options. >> reporter: this lamborghini is owned by fc kerbeck. this is not about the fancy cars and the glitz and glamour it's about chop. they have raised $400,000. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> joins us tonight at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc for our auto show special. members of the "action news" team will give you a look at the hundreds of cars on display. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. including "shelter me rescue of the week." i'm jamie apody this is our pet from tree top animal rescue. you can hear about them later on "action news." >> doctors are checking out a
not a drop of rain has fallen, that has never happened at least since the 18 50s san francisco is not the only city with a sunny disposition oakland and sacramento have had dry months, as well. >> reporter: that's why we average everything out. because the month before they saw 15 to 20 inches of rain which is 200 times as much. normal. it averages out in the end. >> reporter: there's the view as we talk weather here. speaking of sunny skies we have plenty of that this morning. lots of bright blue, it's blustery and bitterly cold. obviously with the bright sunshine we're not checking anything to happen. it's tomorrow when things get active again. 16 degrees in, dewpoint, minus 3. winds sustained at 23 miles per hour. ten for athlete -- fleetwood. 17 tore center city, 17 in
glassboro, 20 in smyrna. 18 in boon that and woodbine 20 degrees, when you factor in the winds, feels like 7 below in the poconos. you were around 20 or 21 below a few hours ago. reading, minus 4 and philadelphia and trenton minus 2. bundle up in layers, it will trap the body heat close and keep you warmer. the satellite and radar nothing going on. as we look wider and go out to the high plains and heartland of the nation this sunday's storm. looks like a big blob of rain and temperatures are in the 90s. as it marches east it will encounter colder air. precip types with the event. we can't catch a break in south jersey for snow. from lang through philadelphia
and jersey shore it's riding parallel to that pennsylvania turnpike from that point north looks like a mainly a snow event as we'll see somewhat colder temperatures, this is another trend that's starting to develop. i hope this is wrong. this is freezing rain, by monday morning it's showing a significant accumulation of freezing rain for the lehigh valley that would be on top of the snow that falls. for example if you get 5 to 8 inches of snow you get ice on top of that. i think it's way controversy -- overdone to see this kind of of icing event. it could make things more treacherous monday morning. it arrives 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon sunday as light snow south of pennsylvania turnpike. the heaviest occurs sunday night into monday morning. should be ending as a peshed -- period of light snow or snow
showers monday afternoon. snow totals, 1 to 3 in the area shaded in gray. north of this 3 to 6 doylestown, pottstown, quakertown and 6 to 12 allentown easton and the poconos that's the latest projections from accuweather. as far as the impacts on the rush hour, i know sunday evening is not known as the rush hour, because it's super bowl sunday lots of folks will be out and about. expect delays there will be slow traveling north and west of the city. monday morning this is when you can expect numerous delays, slow travel allow yourself extra time here monday evening everything clears out it's cloudy an cold. 26 degrees today philadelphia, allentown, 23. sunny skies windchills in the teens, cape may 28. toms river and trenton 2. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 38 degrees for sunday light snow
developing, quickly picking up in intensity north ran west. monday rain during the morning hours, philadelphia points south and east, snow to the north. monday into tuesday overnight lows dropping to 6 degrees in the city. some of the latest forecast information is suggesting 3 to 5 below for places like allen up to -- allentown and bethlehem. wow! >> it makes my hands hurt. now it's time to feature this week's "shelter me rescue of the week" winner. tree top rescue. poad poad -- jamie apody has their story. >> it's great to get it them out of the shelter atmosphere. >> reporter: tree top savings animals from shelters. >> any given time around five to ten foster dogs and cats, as well. throughout the year we probably
adopt out 60 to 80 different animals. >> reporter: each october they play with the mummers in south philly to raise money and awareness. in the past five years they have raised $50,000. >> those funds help us to get the animals fixed sometimes they need surgery and we're able to help the dogs that need special care. >> reporter: malcom is a love bug a great companion dog. >> buddy is 11 years old and wonderful with people, kids, deposition, other cats. >> reporter: lavender can be shy, but a sweetheart deep down. >> she just needs a home where people are willing to give her the time. >> reporter: patty is smart and active. she is good with orderly kids
and people and people who are playful. she is are a cuddle bug. >> reporter: this is an 8-year-old beagle. she loves to eat sleep and cuttings she is great with other dogs and cats and kids. she is just a sweetheart. if you want like to adopt siena go to the tree top animal rescue website. vote for your favorite "shelter me rescue of the week" by going to the "action news" "shelter me rescue of the week" facebook page we'll have have the highest vote getter next saturday morning on "action news."
happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys. the philadelphia auto show, 2015 revs into the pennsylvania convention center today. see the latest in concept and other exotic cars rolling off the production line. it's open all week from saturday noon to 10. philadelphia's first-ever cat camp and pop up adoption takes in chestnut hill. there will be demonstrations and discussions and family activities. rescue cats an kittens will be ready for adodges or fostering -- adoption or fostering at the event. it's on germantown avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. a high-tech before a could
help detect breast cancer. it checks what happens with the heat change over your breast over time. this system can be used at home with potentially life saving information transmitted to a smart phone. >> where the device for a few hours and that information is automatically communicated to your physician. routine mammograms and self screening are the best defense in detecting and preventing breast cancer. up next, chris sowers will take a finally at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast for us stay with us, we'll be right back.
football cookies and cakes. the bakery is making seattle sea howks cookies -- seahawks cookies. >> reporter: they also cheaters never -- they say cheaters never win. that's not true, spy gate they won. with that said i'm changing my pick, i want seattle. here's the forecast this weekend, lots of sunshine, a cold breeze, 26 degrees, with the winds it will feel like the teens. tomorrow we'll start out with clouds light snow developing after 5:00, 6:00 p.m. in the evening from west to east it will move across the delaware valley. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows cold conditions for most of the week. 42 degrees for wednesday that's the warmest temperature. blustery and cold tuesday friday's high in the low to mid 20s. jack hanna's "wild
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