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good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, march 28. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." multi-alarm inferno warehouse goes up in flames overnight. a state trooper is fighting for his life after another trooper hits his car and my. we're tracking the possibility of snow flurries for the last
weekend. march. meteorologist chris sowers joins us with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: funny thing i was going to say winter is making a comeback this week. other than that thursday has it left? we've been stuck in the 40s all week long. looking live at the center city skyline. temple university camera. it's going one of those weekends old man winter holding on and refuses to let go. highs today will top out somewhere around 40 degrees and windchills in the mid 30s. bundle up maybe your son has a t-ballgame this afternoon you'll need layers. 24 in allentown. 31 in millville. trenton, 27, dover in the upper 30s this morning windchill wise, air temperatures in the
30s. satellite and radar snow starts flying across coastal new england. that's running behind the eastern seaboard. along with the chilly breeze comes the chance of a few flurries this afternoon. 40 degrees by lunchtime mostly cloudy skies 3:00 p.m., 42. 6:00 p.m., 39. our normal high for this time of year. 57 degrees. nowhere near that. it will be chilly this afternoon, blustery today and tomorrow, it gets milder next week. >> breaking right now philadelphia firefighters were battling a multi-alarm warehouse fire in hunting park. the fire has gone to 4 alarms. crews were called out to west west moreland street. heavy black smoke was pouring
through the building. at one point crews had the fire down but flames burst through the roof forcing firefighters to call in help. the block long vacant warehouse is burning. this is a live picture of the scene as firefighters battle the fire. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you the latest on air and online. a pennsylvania state police trooper remains hospitalized after being hit by his own car. it happened on interstate 81 butler township, schuylkill county. robert benefit -- bennis was helping put on a car fire. the suv hit the trooper's car and the driver he was helping. the other driver who was hit was treated for minor injuries. no charges have been filed. there's another scandal involving students posting nude
and semi nude pictures of female classmates on the internet. this time it involves boys at a high school in montgomery county. police are investigating. dann cuellar has the details. >> this has spread all over, it's crazy. >> reporter: students comment on the scandal that rocked north penn high school. students are telling us that several high school boys were involved. they also it originated as a group chat where boys traded nudes. they were posting pictures of their high school girl classmates on drop box accounts that allows to take all the items in the computer on mobile device also. >> it's all people are talking about. >> other girls are upset for the sake of the victims. some starting pointed a web page
calling for a walk out to show that they are out raged that the boys would do this, and to insure the school does not sweep this under the rug. how do you feel about it? >> i think it's a good idea. >> reporter: school district officials would not speak on camera, but did issue a statement on the district website. please know that we were working working. again the matter being investigated by the police and montgomery county da's office. in lansdale, channel 6 "action news." >> the investigation of the co-pilot who crashed the germanwings plane into the french alps continues. andreas lubitz is described as a mantua history of aggression.
he may have been set off with a falling out with his girlfriend. they removed information from his apartment yesterday and found a doctor's note that should have kept him off the plane when he killed 150 people. four people were injured in the gas explosion in new york city. meanwhile, the investigators think the blast was caused after the improperly tapped gas line. 3 buildings were lost. two more women have come forward saying bill cosby sexually assaulted them. shapiro met him at a donut shop
he later assaulted her at the playboy mansion. there are 30 women who have made similar claims against cosby. a 4-year-old girl named an bell wanted a slushy. she decided to go out and get one by herself in the middle of the night. perfect strangers helped to keep her safe including a septa bus driver. >> my mind is wanting to go places, it's hard, not to, what if what if. thank god for the bus driver. thank god for the bus driver. >> reporter: two very grateful parents coming to grips with their 4-year-old daughter's overnight adventure. 2:58 a.m., harlin jennifer is flagged down.
he is told that a girl is out by herself. out pops a strawberry blonde. as jennifer calls authorities passengers comfort the tiny visitor who shrugs and tells them what her mission is at 3:00 a.m. i'll i want is a slushy. police arrived but not before the youngest rider checked out the bus within an hour, annabell was home safe and sound with their shocked mom and dad. as for slushy, they are a favorite, for sweet loving and independent annabell. >> will you take me to get a slushy? >> yeah, next time with a lot for me. >> reporter: mom said this will
be her last solo travel. she thanked all those who helped bring her home safely. >> she saved my daughter's life. i'll be forever grateful. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. when is more efficient to pick up small boxes of cereal versus when to buy in bulk. >> reporter: look at the temperatures across the country, we have a cold one coming up today, you don't want to know what the numbers look like tonight. i'll have the details from accuweather when we come right back.
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>> "action news" learned that the warehouse fire in north philadelphia is affecting septa service. septa said the service on the manayunk norristown rail line is detoured. go to the website. they are good about tweeting out that information, so keep an eye on twitter, as well. >> this is not spring. >> reporter: let's get you outside, it hadn't been spring for days. we had one warm day thursday we shot into the upper 60s.
we had spring-like thunderstorms out there. every since then, the temperatures have dropped off again. actually, most of the week we've been stuck in the 40s for highs. our normal is 57. let's go over to double scan live. we have flurries popping up on the radar just to our west across the far western suburbs you can see a few shades of gray west of wilmington, nothing significant, obviously. it's just a few flurries. 37 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 24. winds out of the north at 17 miles per hour. you combine the two that puts windchills in the 20s. i'm going to show you that in a second. 32 in allentown. millville 34. feels like 29 in dover and 27 in philadelphia. you can thank this area of low pressure, let me step out real quick. you see that counter clockwise
swirl to the right-hand side of the screen. that's an area of low pressure what's that's doing is driving the cold air into the delaware valley. it's 16 in pittsburgh. ouch. 20 in binghamton. winds out of the west northwest that will drive the cold air in here. it's a quick-moving low. it will be up in the canadian maritimes sunday, it will be chilly but better than today. satellite and radar clouds and flurries. there's the wind out of the northwest, cold day today. tomorrow better, still chilly, you meaner 40s as we get into monday, this high works off the coast, the winds shift out of the south monday is much much better. get a load of windchills. feels-like temperatures in the 20s and 30s. 3:30. 34 degrees in philadelphia. 30 in allentown. millville 34.
these windchills first thing tomorrow morning. look at that. almost mid february. 17 in reading, 18 in philadelphia. 17 for millville. 18 in wildwood. it will feel like 5 degrees for the poconos. mostly cloudy skies, there could flurries from time to time breezy and cold, 42 degrees in philadelphia. allentown, 37. reading, 39. millville, 42. dover, 42. cape may and atlantic city both topping out at 40. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast it gets a lot better next week. 48 degrees sunday, ten better for monday, clouds and sunshine, it's a milder afternoon maybe evening rain tuesday 54. wednesday mostly sunny, high of 55. and then thursday and friday that looks more spring like, right, 6 # degrees thursday, good friday there could showers around, it will be a milder afternoon high of 64. the model are kind of split.
one of the models actually has very cold weather and the possibility of a rain/snow mixture for the north western suburbs. it will be mild. we'll have to wait. >> a classic comfort food it's lent and a lot of people have given up meat. that makes progress are big for this time year. karen rogers has that. >> you can can't get them in the city. marie makes them from scratch. marie has taken her own liberties with the recipe.
smoker have a greater risk of developing heart disease. that's a study from finland. hartening of arteries is one or two more times more prevalent parents should not smoke. research from new york looked at a mother's exposure to air pollution during her pregnancy and followed the children when they grew up to ten years old. the more pollution the more likely the children experienced memory problems. the study is small and there's no conclusion for what is causing this possible connection. researchers say cereal could save your life. harvard study followed 300,000
americans over 14 years. those who ate cereal had a lower risk of dieing from cancer and diabetes. sugary cereal cancerled out the benefits -- canceled out the benefits. stick with high fiber and whole grains. 100 corporations increased their spending on wellness programs. they include screening for diseases and financial incentives for employees to improve their health.
i'm the parent of a victim of sex trafficking. people need to know that even good kids from good neighborhoods are still vulnerable to this tricked environment where they're being taken off the street and put into bondage. >> good saturday morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look over philadelphia international airport, 37 chilly degrees outside right now 5:53. flier programs with american airline and u.s. airways will become one. the move is part of the merge of the two airline also. u.s. airways miles will move
over to american airlines. u.s. airway customers will not lose any miles when the program combines. the merger created the world's largest airline. instagram has something for those of you who are obsessed with taking pictures and posting them. it's called collages. there are a handful of collage apps for apple and android devices. saving with 6abc, you might think that buying things in big bags will save you money that's not the case any more. >> reporter: i like to say sweet things come in small packages, personal finance magazine have the top items you should not buy
in bulk and the list will probably surprise you. instead of buying your favorite breakfast box at a warehouse club, it's cheaper to stock up at the supermarket. for example, a large box of organic cereal usually costs more than 2.16-ounce boxes at the supermarket. same thing for toilet paper. 19.98 at sam's club, but char minute was on sale for 5.99. or 50 cents a roll. you don't want to buy things in bulk if they have a short shelf life. cooking oil has a shelf month of 6 months. spices lose flavor after a year.
skin care products lose effectiveness in 3 to 6 months. sunscreen has a shelf life of 3 years. beware sunscreen loses its effectiveness after being exposed to high temperatures. kiplinger says you can find sunscreen at a drugstore for 15% less than warehouse clubs. don't buy in bulk, candy cigarettes and liquid bleach. we have more at 6abc.com. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> an astronaut has blasted off to space and will not return for an entire year. >> and lift off. a year in space starts now. >> it carried astronauts scott
kelly and could say -- could say it's meant to look into the consequences of a longer termed, if necessary manned mission to mars. who is late on their tax returns. the list of those who owe uncle sam. we have a preview of a new film featuring some of the biggest names in hollywood. we'll be right back. # #
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exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's like winters never left. >> reporter: the normal high is 57 degrees, we're taking two steps back in the weather department. it's going to be a chilly afternoon, lots of clouds around gusty breeze it will produce windchills in the mid 30s all day long. every now and then you may see some of this. this is double scan live, you see flurries on the beach from wildwood to atlantic city. nothing significant just a few flakes, a couple of rain drops that's about it. this is the western edge of a coastal system that's developing which will produce a couple of inches of snow for places in boston and new england again. temperatures wise for us, we're above freezing, even if we see flurries it will not amount to anything. 37 in gandys beach. glassboro, 4. woodbine, sea isle city and atlantic city, all showing 38 degrees. lots of clouds, peeks of sunshine chilly, chilly temperatures. 35 degrees by 8:00 a.m.