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reaking havoc across the region. >> winds are blamed for knocking a large tree over in delaware county and through a home. >> the bitter temperatures make things difficult for firefighters battling the wind overnight. meteorologist e meteorologist chris sowers is grinning and bearing it outside hi chris. >> reporter: i've lived here my entire life i don't remember it feeling much worse the winds literally sting when you step outside. new jersey, you were the grand prize winner in new jersey, 5 inches of snow. ewing, 4.4 and with the arctic front these winds picked up 62 miles per hour. that was the peak wind gust recorded in cape may. tuckerton, 58 miles per hour. and florence 58 miles per hour. now the big issue we have two to four inches of snow last night.
50 to 60-mile an hour gusts and it's blowing the snow all over the place. because of that i'm issuing a drivers alert slow it down, take your time getting to your destination this morning blowing snow and drifting snow is reducing visibility and covering icy patches out there. it's the secondary roads that are a mess especially acontrols south jersey. windchills reading, 18 bloal. 17 in the poconos. wilmington, 17 below and atlantic city feels like 12 degrees below zero. windchill danger for today temperatures in the mid teens windchills will feel like 5 to 15 below all day long. by the same time tomorrow the windchills get worse, 15 to 25 degrees below zero. there's a windchill warning in effect for the poconos. windchill advisory for everybody else. i'll tell you how cold it will
get in the seven-day forecast when i see you in ten minutes. >> it was a scare for a delaware county family when a tree suddenly crashed into their home. high winds are blamed for toppling the tree on the tomorrow in newtown square. a family of four was inside at the time. a woman was trapped but firefighters got her out. he she and the other families members were not hurt. it sounded like an avalanche when the tree crashed into the roof. a branch crashed into a roof of an apartment building on 2900 block of west school house lane and punched through the ceiling of a man's bedroom. >> it's probably 3 4 feet. >> reporter: not close enough. >> 234089 close enough, but i was standing right when the branch came through the ceiling. i was getting ready to go to bed and the thing the branches came through. >> l&i is checking the
stability of the apartment building. the man is looking for another place to live while repairs are being made. the high winds are blamed for bringing down utilities wireless at bridge and thomson. peco is on the scene fixing the downed wires. there are no reports of outages due to the down wires. regional service between landsdale ascertain -- and doylestown have been suspended you'll need to get alternate service until the problem is corrected. wicked winds are making it tough for flights in and out of philadelphia. there have been cancellations due to winter weather here and new england and the midwest. if you have a flight scheduled for today. call ahead to see if your flight
is going out on time. the number to call gate 1-800-phl-gate. sky6 live hd showing the ben franklin bridge, the high winds have forced officials at the delaware river port authority to reduce speeds to 25 miles per hour. the speed restrictions are in effect for all the bridges including the ben franklin bridge, commodor barry bridge, walt whitman bridge and betsy ross bridge. >> we got more snow overnight. the action action cam was in cherry hill looking at a person clearing the parking lot. a man was picking up trash as the winds blew snow at the cherry hill mall. traffic was moving along okay at midnight, as you can see the road was covered with snow and the wind was blowing the snow around reducing visibility for drivers. >> the bitter cold didn't keep couples celebrating valentine's
day. we caught up with couples in center city last night they refused to let the cold and snow impact their plans. >> we're in a beautiful city we don't have to go anywhere. we'll be fine. >> we got to walk down broad street. it's really beautiful. dill worth plaza is happening. ice skating stuff is cool. it's the place to be. >> not everyone got to spend their valentine's day with their sweety. the weather forced penndot drivers to hit the roads salting and plowing. they are back on the job this morning keeping the roads clear today. code blue alerts are in effect across the region because of the bitter and dangerous cold. if you see a homeless person outside, call (215)232-1984. this is a good time to check on elderly neighbors to make sure they are okay. and just because animals are covered in fur does not mean they are not in danger from this
cold. if you see animal chained outside call (267)385-3800 or contact animal control in your area the pet's owner will be fined. water froze over on the hellos as firefighters battled a blaze on the # 300 block of berkeley street in the germantown section. 7 people did escape the home safely. two people in a neighboring home escaped, but both houses were damaged in the fire. an investigation is now underway to determine what sparked the blaze. two people were killed in a crash on a snowy chester county root. it happened on route 100 at north ship road. police tell "action news" a minivan carrying 6 people were turning right on to route 100 when it was hit by a pick up truck. two people in their teens or early 20s were thrown from the
minivan and killed. the driver of the truck was arrested. no word on what charges the driver faces. >> delaware state police are investigating what they call a suspicious death after an 18-year-old boy was found dead inside a home. it happened in mearmd maryland court. he was found yesterday morning. police were initially called for a shootings at the home. authorities are waiting for an autopsy to determine an official cause of death. the former mayor of georgetown delaware passed away at 89. he served as mayor from 1952 to 1988. he was the sussex county town crier. always town crier he would stand on the courthouse balcony on return day two days after voting to announce how sussex county voted. >> police in new jersey need your help in identifying two armed robbers take a look at
the video from luk oil on admiral wilson boulevard. the pair robbed a man on a bike at gun point. they were seen leaving in a neeson you ultima. if you recognize these men call police. a bank robber may be on the run, but mri say he was caught on camera. investigators say this surveillance video shows michael taggart robbing a bank last tuesday, if you know his whereabouts call 911 immediately. >> a popular center city restaurant had to close it's door on the biggest night for lovers because of a broken pipe. it left love birds without reservations and the employees without tips and profits. the pipe broke inside the restaurant forcing it to shut down for the night. >> much more to come on sunday
morning edition of "action news." new jersey roads and bridges are in disrepair, so are the funds designed to fix them. >> high winds makes for a massive pileup on a midwestern highway this weekend. looking live sky6 live hd you mean see the camera bouncing around looking at wilmington, delaware. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. when will these blizzard temperatures finally be gone? i'll tell you when we come right back.
>> the winter weather created a massive pileup in indiana. this is the scene police say a memory slowed down and created a pileup. even in time video you can barely see what's going on around it, because of how whiteout it is with the snow there. >> reporter: that's the problem with a whiteout, it may only last 30 minutes, 40 minutes within that time span you can't see a thing. it's snowing so hard, the winds are whipping around, you're driving and one minute you're fine and the next minute you can't see. we have a lot of wind going on around here, as well. we had snowfall last night. he we were not dealing with white scrowlt conditions, the snow was so fluffy, the winds
pick up the snow and blow it back on the roads. that's one of the issues we're dealing with this morning. if you're hitting the slopes today you need to bundle up in layers. storm tracker 6 live double scan just about crystal clear, we have a couple of snow showers over monmouth and ocean counties. that's about it. 9 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 9 below. winds out of the west/northwest at 29 miles per hour. gusts 45 miles per hour. pressure reading starting to rise 29.91 inches. windchill advicery up for the entire area. all day long we'll see windchills 5 to 15 degrees below zero. it's much worse in the poconos where there's a windchill warning that's in effect until monday morning. windchills raven anywhere from 20 to 0 -- 30 below. we're singt -- sitting a9. trenton, 10. millville, 9. dover, 9 degrees winds anywhere
from 35 to 45 miles per hour. atlantic city, 46 miles per hour. wildwood showing the current wind gusts 40 miles per hour. cape may let the pack, you saw 62-mile an hour wind gusts during the overnight hours. when you take the cold temperatures and combine it with the gusty winds you get windchills for chicago not here. 18 below. wilmington, 17 below. philadelphia, 13 degrees below. these are dangerously cold windchills. if you're not dressed appropriately, you could get hyperthermia or frostbite. 21 below by 4:00 p.m. in the poconos. 1 below in philadelphia. zero in millville. trenton, minus 2. overnight tonight look how cold it gets. first thing tomorrow morning temperatures close to zero if
not a couple of degrees below north and west. the windchills will be 15 to 25 degrees below. a couple of weather tips to keep yourself warm, believe it or not, 40% of your body heat is lost from your head. put on a hat and eliminate. dress in layers, don't forget about your pets they get cold, too. future tracker these are actual air temperatures, 16 degrees by # 30:00 in philadelphia. that's about it for a high. overnight tonight we're down to 2. that would tie the record low that's the coldest eve seen in 21 years poconos minus seven and by tomorrow rebound a little bit. there's a southern storm that all of a sudden overnight computer runs bring this farther to the north than what we saw yesterday. yesterday it took the storm off the carolinas. this morning it's bringing it off the coast of the delmarva.
we could see snow at a good clip. 3 to 6 inches. the nam being the blown out everybody else in the general 3 to 5-inch range. that would be monday into tuesday, probably after midnight it will start. windchills, 5 to 15 below. shooting for a high of 16 if we're lucky. 2 in center city. windchills anywhere from 15 to 25 degrees below zero. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 19 degrees for tomorrow, 29 degrees for tuesday, monday night into tuesday that's the time frame. watch that coastal storm and then we get into the end of the seven day we have another arctic blast arriving, thursday into friday, 19 thursday, 22 friday. wow, it's cold. >> it is. thank you chris. students spent ten hours on their feet this weekend all for a great cause. ♪
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 9:24 sunday morning storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing boston getting wallop once again. the actual center of the system is off cape cod. the winds are out of the northwest. we're seeing a powerful high pressure canadian high move in from the northwestly. the winds wrap around this in a clockwise fashion. we get a wind tunnel effect that's why we're seeing the gusty winds in the delaware and lehigh valleys. that will continue all day long and drive the cold, canadian air, 20 to 30 below zero
numbers, all this drive into the region over the next 24 hours or so. it will make for one of the coldest nights we've seen in two decades. smarveghts -- as a matter of fact we're forecasting a low temperature of 2 degrees that's the coldest since january 20th 1994. it's been quite sometime since we've seen numbers this cold. >> new jersey has come with a way to finance the aging infrastruck tur. will that mean -- infrabe -- infrastructure. does that mean an increase to the gas tax? nora muchanic has more. >> reporter: many bridgeses are
so deficient they have been shut down. the transportation trust funds will be out of funds sue and forward new jersey is urging lawmakers torchedz a way to pay for infrastructure improvement. >> every single person in new jersey, because of the condition of the bridges and roads is at risk. one way to raise money is to hike the gas tax. at 14 1/2 cents is the second lowest in the country. it's not very popular for those who have been enjoying rock bottom prices at the pumps. >> more taxes that's crazy. >> reporter: you don't like that idea. >> reporter: forward new jersey estimates an ten cent hike would cost families a little more per
career, with all the out of state people they would be pace rg -- they would be paying for it. >> reporter: the situation is serious enough, even governor christie says now everything is on the table. lawmakers have to act before the trust fund expires june 30th. i'm nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> we have a recall to tell you about this morning 4 million disposable fire extinguishers may not charge. a faulty valve is to blame. the recalled modeleds were sold at home depot and walmart and stores across the country from august 2013 through last november. much more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news." angry protesters take to the
>> dangerous cold and high winds have settled into the delaware valley. >> no rest for the weary in new england. parts of the region are getting pounded again with a foot of snow or more today. >> tragic news from overseas as a man goes on a remain page in copenhagen. >> let's go outside so chris sowers, hi chris. >> reporter: we're seeing gusts as high as 55 miles per hour in parts of the area. of course it's freezing out here the combination of the two doesn't make it enjoyable. 3 degrees in slatington. fleetwood 3. tanersville, 1 below. 5 in quakertown. warrington 7. center city, 10. glassboro, 9 degrees are gandys beach 9. seaville 11 and hammonton 9 degrees, when you factor in the winds this is what it feels like when you step outside reading almost 20 degrees below zero. that's dangerously cold.
you talk about windchill values close to 20 degrees below zero and frostbite can set in in a little more than half-hour's time. bundle up in layers. 17 below in wilmington. 13 in millville and 14 below in atlantic city. high-wind warning remains in effect until 2:00 p.m. winds gusts range 45 to 60 miles per hour throughout the late morning hours. as that air of low pressure off the coast of cape cod in new england, as that pulls away the winds will ease up a little bit but that's not going to happen until later on this afternoon. with the winds expect to numerous tree brancheses down and there could be power outages developing. be mindful of that. blowing snow, that's a big concern, it was a light fluffy snow that fell last night. 45-mile an hour gusts can pick it you mean and throw it
anywhere, especially on the secondary roads. if you're traveling main roads are wet, they are clear secondary roads are worse a lot of them have icy patches on them or snow covered. be careful out there slow it down this morning. when i step back inside i'll have a look at the seven-day forecast which looks icy cold. >> just as the winds began to kick up and the temperatures start to fall, so did the snow. the action cam was along the schuylkill expressway in university city last night. penndot was out treating the area roads. people we talked to said the roads were clear and easy to navigate. the action cam along route 29 in malvern, chester county. the roads were parked, but the high winds made it hard to see as the snow was blowing around.
if you're heading out give yourself a little extra time and take it slow. >> the jersey shore is covered with a thin coating of snow. the action cam was in laghts early this morning. the -- atlantic city early this morning. the bitter cold guaranteed that may snowflake made it to ground. trucks hit the streets with salt hoping to make it easier for drivers to get extra traction. the flakes were falling in wilmington that made traveling a challenging there. the. >> high winds knocked out power in areas. delaware has the highest number of customers in the dark, 3166. ppl1235 across new jersey. ac electric said there are 682 people in time dark. peco is reporting 2 # 7 at this
hour -- 287 stay on top of the plunger plumb he -- plummeting temperatures and strong winds with the storm tracker 6 live app it's free. >> another blast of heavy snow and high winds have piled on more winter misery. a blizzard warning in effect for connecticut to maine. the governor of massachusetts under residents to stay off the roads. officials are expecting hurricane-like wind gusts on cape cod to hit 75 miles per hour. new england has been hit with 6 feet of snow in the past week or so. police in copenhagen say they shot and killed a man who opened fire on police near a
copenhagen train station. the shooting at a free speech event and synagogue left two people dead. take a look at the suspect as he ran from the scene. one person was killed in the cafe. the event was organized by cartoonist lars vilks. officials say the shooting was a likely terrorist attack and larceny has was most likely the target. >> we feel certain it is politically motivated attack and thereby it is terrorist attack. >> the cartoonist was not injured and investigators say there's nothing to suggest there were other gunmen involved. >> hundreds of people turned out in arizona for a vigil for kayla mueller. the humanitarian worker who was killed by isis. friends recalled what a happy person she was and how dedicated
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welcome back we are taking a live look now as as you can see a very snowy boston, massachusetts msm. newnew england getting hit with the 4th snowstorm in nearly four weeks. it's on top of what they have already seen in the last month. i do not envy them. >> reporter: inasmuch as i love snow that's too much for me. >> enough for you. >> reporter: enough for me. let's go live on sky 6. we'll show you what's going on. they lead the pack, erie and buff loaf -- buffalo priority to -- prior to the storm had the most snow. boston is now. they continue to get hammered, they don't get a break. this is a live shot at penns
landing, windchill values 10 to 15 degrees below zero. double scan live we're not tracking any moisture, but there could snow that that moves in tomorrow night into tuesday morning. i'm going to show you a southern storm that made a left-hand side turn and looks like it wants to run up the coast. glenwood 2.8 and smyrna, 2 inches of snow. it's light and fluffy, the winds whips it all over the place. that's part of the problem. it's blowing it back on the roads. secondary roads are slick and have icy patches. 9 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint minus 9. sustained winds close to 30 miles per hour and gruing -- gusting to 35. trenton, 10. wildwood, 1. minus 1 in the poconos. windchills, here we go, these are the numbers you you need to pay close attention to, this is what it feels like out there to
exposed skin it's bitter cold. 17 below in the poconos. 18 for reading. 13 below in philadelphia. look at the extent of this arctic outbreak. it's 22 in men if i -- memphis tennessee. 24 in atlanta georgia. if they are lucky they hit 34, 35. minus in philadelphia, bismarck, windchills ten to 15 degrees below zero. here's a blizzard for new england, that's out of the way. this is the one we're watching as we get
- here's tomorrow morning we're clear and by evening we start to see the cloud thicken overnight monday night into tuesday morning the snow breaks out, around the midnight hour you'll seal the darker shades of blue that's the heavy snow coming down. assuming this track is correct. you can see the snow piling up across tennessee valley. and really the bulls eye is right there across the delaware valley from the appalachians north east ward through south jersey. looks like 3 to 6 inches of snow. farther to the north maybe we see more snow. it's something we have to watch closely. 16 degrees is the forecasted high today. allentown, 11. birptly cold out there. trenton, 15, millville 17. cape may 17 degrees, windchill values below zero all day long. overnights tonight we're down to 2 degrees in center city, below
zero, north and west, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, looks like chicago 19 degrees for monday's high, monday night into tuesday that's when the snow arrives tuesday's high 29. we'll see snow during the morning hours cloud cover by afternoon. wednesday, more snow showers 30 degrees, another shot of arctic air moves in thursday, 19 degrees for the high, another low of 2. friday 22. saturday, 35. looking at the super extended, you go 10, 11, 12 days it gets better but not much. >> the polar 5k in sea isle has been canceled. >> prince charming was in philadelphia in search of his cinderella. he handed out roses in honor of the flower show. a pop up beer garden pays tribute to this year's theme. celebrate the movies, the flower
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>> we are here at the "action news" big board with this morning's big talkers, we have a controversy over what's being called a fat fine in puerto rico. parents of obese children could be slapped with fines up to $800. obese is a significant problem in puerto rico with 28% of kids grossly overweight.
lawmakers are debating a bill that makes parents responsible and make them pay up. the goal is to help make parents make better choices. some are calling it unfair. a dancer considered ballet's bad boy a calling a video that's gone wild the baddest in a good way take a look.this is 25-year-old who is the youngest principal in history for ismaaiyl brinsley's royal ballet that's him performing to the grammy nominated hit take me to church which has gone viral. some out of the ordinary street signs for san francisco are catching peach e people's eyes one says 35 speed limit
not a suggestion. drivers are doing double takes this one for the downhill. use eyes, brakes, brain and there's one for people on food. heads up, cross the street and then update facebook. whether they are having anen an impact remains to be seen, but they have been up for two weeks. nydia you have to have your eyes up to see the signs. >> reporter: good point there. in tennessee a congressman wants to add a state symbol the holy bible. he has written legislation that would make the religion book the official state book of tennessee. there's no official book of the state. there's mixed reaction designating the bible as the state book. last month two bills were introduced in mississippi that would make the bible the state book, both of those proposals were denied.
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>> welcome back, it is 9:35:38 12 degrees not a -- 9:53, 12 degrees, it is cold if you're heading outside today, you have got to bundle up. >> turning to sports, the flyers face the sabers in buffalo tonight. and villanova is approving it belongs at the big dance. here's jeff skeverski with all your sunday morning sports. >> reporter: 6th rank villanova fell behind time and time again to 18th ranked bullet leisure and time and time
again, darren hillrd gets them out of trouble. less than a minute later again a career high 31. nova up 2. 7 seconds length of time, who else, darren hillard with one second left on the clock. hillard and company hug it out nova wins. next up seaten hall tomorrow. while nova has won 6 straight, nobody had the city is hotter than the temple owls. the cherry and white are fightings to get into the ncaa tournament. they are making a strong case. 7 in a row yesterday in east carolina on a hooter's birthday. all he wanted was a win. he got it. temple never trailed in the game and end the half on a 10-1
run. jesse morgan, 3 from downtown. 14 for him. 56-53. their best stretch of the season. next up, snu. the flyers get within five points of a wild card spot with a within against buffalo the worst team in hockey. flyers are playing their best hockey of the season. they pick you mean points in 8 straight games. nrveghts it's their best -- in fact it's their best stretch since 2011. they are upset they blew a late period two-goal lead and lost in over time and leaving a point on the ice with ray emory playing so well. >> we have to wake it up and figure it out especially when guy is playing like that. he is doing a heck of a job. we have to wake up. >> with michael raffle expected
to come back from pneumonia today, scot lauten is sent back to the lehigh valley. michael carter williams salt out the competition because of an injured big toe. mo'ne davis takes a ribbing from kevin hart. lavine gets 13, 3s in a row. lavine winning the lamb dunk contest with dr. jay among the judges. how about that. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a did good day. >> yesterday was valentine's day, but a five-year-old boy made a recent trip to disney world row romantic and unforgettable vacation for a family.
five-year-old parker met and dropped to one knee and proposed marriage to each and every princess at disney world. he popped the question to 6 princesses and one queen and a fairy. that's 8 women. his mom suggested the idea. >> we go every year and we take a list of things to say to mickey and minnie to see how they will react. this year i said if you like the princesses so much you should marry them. >> parker went home without a new bride, he did get a dance with cinderella. disney is the parent company of 6abc. >> 9:57. more to come on sunday morning edition of "action news," going green has never been so extreme. we'll introduce you to one woman whose carbon footprint was reduced to near zero. pucks town -- punxsutawney
welcome back, it's 10:00 a.m., sunday february 15. in time news, brutal winds the sun returned, but it isn't warming us up at all and windy gusts are wreaking havoc across the entire region. >> winds are blamed for knocking over a large tree in delaware county overnight and right through a home, we'll have a live report on the damage. >> the bitter cold temperatures made things difficult for firefighters as they battle a blaze overnight. meteorologist chris sowers is outside with a look at how long the frigid temperatures stick around. >> reporter: too long, there's your answer right there. it's awful out there this morning. i got to be honest. it feels terrible. this is by far the coldest air of the season we've seen so far. it will be sticking around. as a matter of fact tomorrow morning we'll have the coldest temperatures we've seen in two decades. toms river saw 5 inches. snow. magnolia, 4. the williams, 4.
the levittown 2 1/2. dover, 1 1/2. cape may closing in on hurricane force 74. cape may picked up a wind gust of 62 miles per hour. brandywine 61. louis, delaware, 61. tuckerton, 58 animal -- and florence 58 miles per hour wind gusts. the two combined produce dangerously cold windchills. windchill advisory has been issued by the national weather service for the entire area. windchills during the course of the day will stay below zero. they will reign anywhere from 5 to 15 degrees below zero and colder overnight tonight. windchill warchtion in -- in effect for the poconos. reading, 16 below. lancaster, 16 below. poconos minus 19. wilmington minus 16. and philadelphia minus 11. forecast for today bitter cold, feels like minneapolis windchills 5 to 15 below.
16 degrees will be the forecasted high and look at this overnight tonight. into tomorrow morning record cold temperatures arriving actual air temperatures, that is windchills 15 to 25 degrees below zero. it's dangerously cold stuff. it's nothing to play around with out here. if you're outside for an extended period of time. one i wouldn't advise that, if you're outside, bundle up in layers and stay warm. guys i send it back inside to you. >> the high winds are being blamed for flocking down a huge tree. >> it landed on top of a home in newtown square, delaware county and seemingly sliced through it, annie mccormick joins us outside the home with all the details. annie? >> reporter: good morning, nydia and eva very lucky family in delaware county today. take a look at this home right here, that tree that fell, there was a 9 on the-foot oak when it fell it crossed across four
bedrooms and hit the family's minivan. the home is destroyed the minivan is destroyed. four people were inside, amazingly nobody was hurt. >> a crash came down on me, it woke me up right away, i could see the frame of my belt room slamming down on me. i was sleeping in that bed right there. >> reporter: and that's the home owner who walked us through his home this morning. he was in the master bedroom when this all happened the tv room was his wife and 2-year-old daughter, his son was in his bedroom. his wife handed his 2-year-old daughter to him. he got his son out of the home and when firefighters responded she did help his wife escape. again, none of them were injured, but the home was destroyed. that happened before 2:00 a.m. this morning. this is not the only casualty of
the high winds. take a look at this video from east falls this happened on west school house lane that's where a tree fell and pierced the roof of an apartment buildings and the tree branch went into a man's bedroom. that man also not hurt. we're back out here live there's a lot of work to do for this family luckily they have their in-laws to stay with around the corner. they are waiting for the insurance adjusters to come out here. but at this point they are pretty confident this is a total loss, reporting live in newtown square, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> high winds are being blamed for bringing down utility wires this morning. it happened on bridge street in the city's bridesburg section. fire crews were called at 6:30 a.m. when the wires went down peco is on it is scene fixing the downed wires. no reports of outages due to the
downed wires. regional service between landslide daily and doylestown station has been suspended due to overhead power problems. trains travel to and from lansdale, you need to use alternate service to get between lansdale and doylestown before the problem is corrected. sky6 live hd is taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. there have been some cancellations this morning due to the winter weather here and new england and the midwest. if you have a flight scheduled call 1-800-phl-gate. sky6 live hd taking a live look at the ben franklin bridge. the high winds forced officials we delaware river port authority to reduce the speed limit to 25 miles per hour. it's in effect for drpa before i do which means you can go -- bridges which means you can go 250 miles per hour on the ben franklin bridge, betsy ross bridge, walt whitman bridge, and commodor barry bridge.
>> the action cam was in cherry hill as a bobcat was used to clear a parking lot around midnight. how would you like to have this job. we caught up with a man picking up trash as the wind blew the snow before 1:00 a.m. at the cherry hill mall. he was barely visible in the blinding snow. traffic seemed to be moving along okay in pennsauken. as you can see the road was covered with snow and the wind was blowing that snow around reducing visibility for drivers. >> code blue in effect across the region because of the bitter and dangerous cold. if you see a homeless person outside, you're under to call the homeless outreach hot line (215)232-1984. check on your elderly neighbors to make sure they are staying warm. just because animals have fur doesn't mean they are not in danger from the cold. if you see an animal chaindz
chained outside00. owners will be fined. firefighters battled a blaze and water frees on -- frees on the hose in the germantown section before 1:00 a.m. that hose eventually busted causing the water to shoot out like a sprinkler. the fire forced seven people out of their home before spreading to a neighboring home pushing two more people out into the cold. investigators are trying to determine what sparked the blaze. >> two people were killed in a crash on a snowy chester county road northbound route 100 north ship road in exton. a minivan carrying 6 people were a turning right on to route 100 when it was hit by a pick up truck, two people in their teens or early 20s were thrown from the minivan and killed. the driver of the truck was arrested, so far no word on what
charges that driver faces. >> delaware state police are investigating what they call a suspicious death after an 18-year-old boy was found dead inside a home this weekend. this is the 600 block of maryland court in townsend. day shawn wallace was found dead inside the home. an occupies is needed to determine the cause of death. >> w.lay ton johnson passed way yesterday. he served as mayor of georgetown from 1959 to 1998. as town crier he would stand on the courthouse balcony on return day two days after voting to announcer how sussex county voted. >> police in camden, county, new jersey need your help in identifying two armed robbers. take a look at this surveillance video from a luk oil on admiral
wilson boulevard january 30th. police say moments before walking into this gas station this pair robbed a man at gunpoint on a bike at the intersection of somerset and rariton streets. if you recognize the men you're under to call camden county police. a bank robber may be on the run, but police say he was caught on camera. gloucester township police are hoping you can help them track him down. investigators say this surveillance video shows michael taggart robbing a bank on tuesday, if you know his whereabouts call 911 immediately. >> a popular center city restaurant was forced to close it's doors leaving lovers with reservations out in the cold and the restaurants and employees without big tips and profits.
the pipe burst forcing it to shut down fortnight. >> curbing your carbon foot footprint to zero. the new extreme effort. >> there's blindings snow in the midwest. >> reporter: they say definitely not a beach day. meteorologist chris sowers has the very cold explosive accuweather forecast when we come right back.
massive pileup in india in a. this is route 30 -- in indiana. a semi was slowing down and created a pipeup involving 20 vehicles. the highway was shut down for four hours while crews cleaned up the wreckage. >> there's a difference between record cold and historic cold. we're talking about record cold. >> reporter: record means you're seeing temperatures in the same ballpark, but go lower than what you've seen on that specific date. you can seem the camera shaking around having a difficult time holding stealed as the winds continue -- steady as the winds continue to whip around. we're at 11 degrees, dewpoint minus 9. winds sustained a250 miles per hour.
reading, 6 degrees trenton 11. wilmington, 9. millville, about ten degrees with a wism -- windchill of ten below. 19 below in the poconos. trenton minus 7. windchills chub below zero. the look at the poconos. 20 below. five in allentown. the model has zero for philadelphia. i'm thinking you're below zero all day. i don't think you'll hit zero with the windchill. 10:30, the numbers drop off a cliff again. first thing tomorrow morning we'll seem the peak of the cold move in. along with the record-cold air temperatures we'll see very cold windchill values. 33 below in the poconos. 18 for reading and allentown. 14 below is the number for trenton. it's thanks to the storm right there. it started out as a clipper system pushing across the high plains. once it hit the coast it
exploded into a huge massive storm. hurricane force winds on the western side of this. blizzard conditions for cape cod and places like boston and several other new england states. windchill values with that cold air, strong gusty winds, 26 below. burlington vermont. 20 below. the counter clockwise flow around the low is being dragged into the mid atlantic. we'll continue to see that over the next 24 to 48 hours. it gets a little bit better tomorrow, temperatures wise, but not much. we're still in the teens. here's a drivers alert slow it down especially on the secondary roads throughout the morning hours. we're seeing wind out there. the snow is so fluffy, the winds is blowing it all over the place. the secondary roads are ice or snow-covered. it's reducing visibility. take it easy e on the back
roads. cold air in place, snow developing on it is northern edge. manipulated night monday night into tuesday morning, you can see the snow overspreading the area. the forecast models are like what they see, they are suggest a good three to 6 inches of snow i'll show you the modeling in a second. this is close up view 5:30, tuesday morning, this is steady to moderate snow, it will be very light fluffy snow that accumulates quickly. lunchtime tuesday snowing across a large portion of the delaware valley. this is the latest information coming in now. 4 inches on the gfs. close to 6 on the nam. euro 9. bitter cold that's the call from accuweather, windchill values 5 to 15 degrees below zero. 16 degrees is the actual air
temperature. record cold, minus 3 for reading and allentown, 2 in center city. windchills 15 to 25 degrees below zero. windy sustained out of the northwest at 25 miles per hour. 16 today. 19 tomorrow. a little bit better. 29 degrees on tuesday we trades in the bitter cold for snow. monday night into tuesday that's when it mores in. wednesday, 30 degrees, thursday another shot of arctic air moves in. 19 degrees, i think i'm being generous there it could be 15 or 16. another night of arctic air. >> there's an effort underway to protect the environment. a young woman in new york claims she found a away to create no trash for two years. she insists anyone can do it. abc marcie gonzalez shows us.
>> reporter: it's something most of us do everyday, but lauren is one of the few exceptions. >> i put nothing in the landfill in two years. >> reporter: she has created some garbage but this is it. >> this is all my trash for the past two years. >> reporter: the average american is responsible for four pounds of waste every day. >> it has everything from food wrap errs and inside washing instruction labels. she started with small steps bringing a reusable mug to the coffee shop. and then she talks about all the other things she throws away and started cutting back more. >> without a napkin and without a coaster. >> i bring my own containers to the store and filled it with produce. >> she makes her own products at home, from laundry deterrent
to tooth paste. >> tooths paste can range anywhere from $7 to $2. ic make mine for pennies you don't have to be a certain type of person to want to reduce the amount of trash. >> reporter: environmental sustain ability experts say it's a growing movement that could have a big impact. >> we have no choice, bulls there's no one big thing we can do to solve the global problems. >> reporter: she is running a company selling her homemade products hoping to inspire more people to do a bit less of this. abc news, new york. 14 irresistible flavors. one for the mood. one for the moment. each one can make every day more delicious than the last. the taste could only be baileys. the experience could
>> welcome back on this sunday, it is 10:20, it is brutally cold out there, sky6 live hd taking a live look at spring mountain, a few folks braving the wind out there, but not very many. i don't blaism -- blame them. take a look at this, a new mexico man said he is blessed after a holyrition appeared on the pick up truck. he noticed the virgin mary. he said after more snow fall the image remained. he called it a miracle.
now to the coast of california take a look at this folks, this is a cool sight. richly was soaking in the sun when a group of dolphins appeared. he had a gopro camera attached to his helmet and captured the scene. this is not his first encounter with sea life. last month he encountered a group of orcas. now let's talk about punxsutawney phil, folks in new hampshire are having fun with the 6 more weeks of winter. the police department issued an arrest warrant for phil. why because when phil announced 6 more weeks of winter he failed to mention the the big amounts of snow. the governor said he would do what was necessary to protect the groundhog. the ski resort in new hampshire offered him asylum saying people
somehow a coordination for hillary rodham clinton to be the democratic candidate. the mayor's race, and someone who may indeed run but as an independent and governor tom wolf wants to see the gas tax passed. may have a bargaining trip us because republicans want to privatize the state liquor stores that's coming up at 11:30 a.m. >> time for the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: stay inside, 19 below in the poconos. 16 in reading. 13 below in allentown. 16 in lancaster. philadelphia 11, and millville 10 below. these numbers will improve slightly during the course of the day, but first thing tomorrow morning we get to 150 to 25-degree below normal windchill temperature again. it will get very, very cold over the next 24 hours. 16 degrees that's the forecasted high.
tomorrow, 19. a little bit better, but considering our normal is 43. we've got a lot of work to do here. 29 for tuesday. monday night into tuesday morning we could have another rounds of snow, right now the latest forecast models are suggesting anywhere from 3 to 6 inches. we'll have to watch that closely. wednesday, 30. thursday 19 degrees. friday 22 another arctic blast comes in here. saturday mostly cloudy and 35. >> it would be fine if we were in january but now that we're in march it's a little extreme. >> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up. martha rat -- raddatz is hosting. >> reporter: good morning, we're tracking breaking news, terror in denmark police killing a suspect in these two deadly attacks. president obama makes his case for war against isis, we're on
the grounds in jordon asking why this enemy is so hard to defeat. all that is coming up on this week. >> here's some of the stories we're working on for you strong winds send a massive tree crashing on a home in delaware county. >> schools across the country are getting tough on ecigarettes. details in "healthcheck." now for eva pilgrim, chris sowers, and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning! we'll see you at noon.
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