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good morning, here's what we're following for you on this monday, january 4. a code blue is going into effect in parts of the area today as unseasonable cold weather moves in. jim kenny becomes philadelphia's mayor, we'll have a live preview of the today's event. eagles clean out their lookers as they search for a new coach. at least they finished on a high note.
>> reporter: we have clouds and clear skies, and flurries out of the north. the big story is a cold front that's driving through with the clouds and the colder air coming in behind it, you'll feel that as you step outside this morning. 34 degrees in philadelphia. 30 in allentown. 31 in reading, 33 in trenton. the numbers are not too bad, but they are on the way down. as they come back up they will not be as warm as what you see on the map right now. we have wind blowing, feeling like 26 degrees in philadelphia. 22 in allentown. 31 by 6:00 a.m. 36 by 8:00 a.m. 28 by 8:00. 31 by noon. that's as warm as it gets later on. 24 by 6:00 p.m. looks like the teen overnight tonight, karen, how long does
the cold crush last? we'll have the the answer in the seven day. >> reporter: i spent the weekend teacherring my kids that a hoodie is not a coat. wear the coats today. we have an accident on the turnpike approaching exit 8 someone was crossing the road and hit by a box truck. happened at 4:00 a.m. expect slowing on the turnpike northbound approaching exit 7. looking live on i-95 approaching cottman southbound traffic heading toward center city. no delays, clear and dry, no problems there. on the vine street expressway, no overnight construction, we see the traffic moving just fine at this point. crews tonight at 11:00. we'll see the construction continuing then. some overhead lights are out, but we can see traffic is moving well tam. a code blue is in effect
for parts of the area and arrest continue front is moving in. let's go over to annie mccormick at 69th station in upper darby, delaware county. it's going to be a cold start, annie. >> reporter: it is tam, this is where people start their early commutes, everybody is saying they are dressing warmer, they are getting out the hats and gloves they put away for so long. last night, a code blue started. you can see a video of people bundling up. code blue scene of the is in efs of montgomery county. in philadelphia they expect the code blue to start at 7:00 a.m. it will go through the night. what that means for the homeless they are allowed to stay inside areas they are not allowed to be evicted from shelters or other places where they can stay somewhere warm. for people heading off to work,
they say this is a difference than the balmy weather we had for the past couple of weeks. one man said he is prepared. it's cold. tell me what you have on today. i have a large sweatshirt, and t-shirt and regular shirt and my jacket, my warm jacket. and you've got your gloves, too. i can't i do. >> reporter: are you ready? i'm ready, after i put on another layer. >> reporter: and back out here live, you can see one bus dropping off people today, hands in pockets, hoodies up, hats on, everybody getting ready for the cold temperatures. definitely not a cold compared to last winter, but something we haven't seen in a while, so it's a bit of a shock to the system. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." you can get the forecast and check storm tracker 6 live
at any time at 6abc.com/weather. jim kenny will take the oath of office becoming the 99th mayor of philadelphia. katherine scott is live outside the academy of music where the inauguration happens this morning. >> reporter: that's right, matt, jim kenny will take the oath of office later this morning, he has been city councilman for more than two decades and ready to do more. the 57th-year-old south philadelphia native will be the city's 99th mayor. poverty is a top issue he vowed to address, as well as education and pledged to bring universal pre-k to the city. he wants a diverse police force, more than 80% of his cabinet and key aids are in place, according richard ross. he has a search for a national fire commissioner. darrell clark salt down with an
"action news" saying they have a good relationship and plan to work together. the thing is the team approach is the one that works. we have a good personal relationship. i think the benefits associated with that will work out well for the citizens. after the inauguration, jim kenny will go out on broad street and meet with the public between here and city hall and later on tonight they will celebrate with the inaugural block party that will takes place at the pennsylvania convention center. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." we'll of course have complete coverage of the inauguration, join us live on 6abc and 6abc.com for the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. tune into "action news" for a wrap up of the inaugurals events throughout the day. philadelphia police officers on patrol jumped into action after witnessing a shooting at broad and hunting park avenue in hunting park. a suspect tried to rob three men
shooting one in the wrist. a policeman on patrol saw it go down. they chased the gunman two blocks where they took him into custody and recovered the weapon. investigators are reviewing surveillance video. in addition to the police we'll witnessing the incident and making the arrest and getting a positive identification we have several cameras that may have recorded this shooting. the gunshot victim is in critical condition because he lost so much blood, police are interviewing the other two victims. an autopsy is scheduled today for the 5-year-old autistic boy who was pulled from an allentown canal. hundreds of families and friends who never knew jayliel vega walked across the bridge to the canal last night. he took off from a new year's eve party from his aunt's home without a coat or shoes.
his sister said they are devastated and ridden with guilt. it's great to have support, but to know he's not here any more. his sisters say they are grateful for the hundreds of volunteers who searched for their brother over two days who now lay candles and teddy bears in a growing memorial in his honor. two people were hurt in a fire in north philadelphia. flames broke out at 6:00 at a building at 5th and cumberland street. both victims were taken to temple hospital to be treated for smoke. no word on what caused the fire. eagles will gather at the nova care complex in south philadelphia to pack up their stuff and head home as team executive search for a new coach. the birds concluded a disappointing season by beating the giants 35-30.
eagles offense ran smoother i wh no false starts that plagued chip kelly's fast-pace style. coming up later on "action news," a couple on vacation described their bedbug nightmare after staying at a manhattan motel on new year's eve. journalists in boston are going the extra mile making sure their readers get their newspapers. >> reporter: cold up there and cold up here, i'll let you know how long the cold slap -- snap, it is kind of slapping us, really. we'll let you know how long it will last coming up.
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a massive quleenup is underway for -- clean up is underway for flood stage-ravaged towns in i illinois. a teenager was recovered in a truck, that brings the deaths to 25. the mississippi is receding, however the illinois river is rising north of saint louis. turning to david murphy and accuweather, the story today and tomorrow is the change in the feel. >> reporter: as you step
outside, you will feel it, but it will be worse tomorrow morning. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we are dry. heading outside, we have sky 6 and showing you the airport. the camera is locked down right now fairly fairly well, but thed will pick up it will be a blustery cold day. 32 degrees in philadelphia. that's not too bad. there's a northwest wind out of the northwest at so miles per hour that's knocking the windchills down to the mid 20s. that what it feels like on the street corner this morning. a cold front is in the process of pushing to the south. there are trailing clouds and flurries possible as we roll through the day. overall we have a mix of sun and clouds. it will be cold as the cold air behind the front continues to usher in. we have a high of 35 degrees or thereabouts about 3:00 a.m. him we'll be down to 28 by 8:00. only recovering to 30 or so. 30 degrees by 11. i expect an afternoon high of 31 around lurch time. back to 30 by 2:00, all the way
down to 25 by 5:00 p.m. high temperatures then and again these are not the daily highs they were a few hours ago. this is write expect to be at lunchtime. 30 in allentown. 31 in wilmington. 29 in trenton and toms river. 31 in millville and the freezing mark in cape may, all these numbers will dip during the afternoon. but the windchill will be part of the factor. i mentioned how we are in the mid 20s right now. as we up to 3:00 p.m. it will feel like the teens with the winds getting stronger and the temperatures starting to dip. later on tonight at 11:00. cesily tynan will have raw numbers to show you, single digit windchills at 11:00. that will be the story tomorrow morning. this is the 7 day outlook. the good news about this, it is a quick blast of arctic air. we only have to deal with it for
2 1/2 days and things get better. 35 degrees early around lunchtime, very cold, a flurry is possible. tomorrow, sunny and raw in the morning, getting up to 31 in the afternoon. it will be cold to start outer on wednesday, not as harsh in the afternoon, an afternoon high of 40. after that we improve. 46 degrees is the high on thursday. friday, 48 degrees with rain possible in the afternoon or evening. saturday there's a chance of rain, but a high of 50 degrees, so it will feel better. by sunday we have a lingering sprinkle we'll see about that. investigators are triegd figured out how a man ended up dead on the side of a highway in atlantic county new jersey, the remains were found gray creek road around 7:00. appear autopsy will determine the cause of death. if you have information on who he was, call the atlantic county prosecutor's office. officials say the death of
a man in burlington county is likely foul play. the victim was found inside a carat old york road in mansfield township. authorities have not released that man's identity or cause of death. a first look at business, looks like it could be an ugly day for investors. shanghai stock market plunged by 7% brought down by tensions in the middle east. they halted chinese shares. indices are down, the dow by 273 points. now, today hundreds of local dupont employees are expected to find out do they have a job. the company wants to cut the local workforce by 30% by march. 61 people in delaware, 1700 of expected to be laid off before the company merges with dow chemical that coming later this year.
editors and reporters at the boston globe had to pull double duty because of delivery problems. the trouble started last monday after the newspaper switched too a new delivery company. the reporters and editors who volunteered wanted to make sure the subscribers got their paper. the race for the white house begins its 2016 leg with the candidates on a four week sprint to the iowa caucus consist. powerball jackpot continues to grow after no one won the latest drawing, we'll be right back.
i want to be able to impact a community, to reach back to where i came from, and pull some people up with me. my name is david, and i am your dividend. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, we've got a bad accident on the new jersey turnpike, kind of unusual an accident involving a pedestrian. it is blocking the left lane northbound approaching 7:00 a.m. in the truck lanes. not causing a problem yet, but expect slowing as you're looking past the scene. the person was hit by a box truck at 4:00 a.m. an issue this morning. a terrible accident there. a downed streetlight galloway township route 30 white horse pike eastbound approaching the garden state parkway. right lane blocked in that area. house fire in delaware county
newtown township. jeffrey lane, near earl's lane. this is the schuylkill expressway at spring garden street. traffic moving fine. we're clear and cold and dry. the vine street expressway is open, no overnight construction there, but there will be later tonight. four weeks from today, voters in iowa will head to the polls for the caucus we'll see how the republican field shakes out. trump is looking beyond his party riervetion taking aim -- rival taking aim at hillary clinton. hillary clinton created isis with obama. trump is shrugging off the fact that the terror group al-shabaab is using his image in a video. hillary clinton said
republicans have a penchant for blaming her and president obama for everything that happens in the world. her husband, bill clinton will begin campaigning for her in massachusetts later today. if you didn't win the powerball jacket pot, don't feel bad, because nobody else did. the prize was $355 million. someone from pennsylvania won 2 million by matching some of the numbers, we do not know where the ticket was sold. if the jacket pot reaches 400 million, it will be the 6th largest in lottery history. the next drawing is wednesday. two passengers and a bus driver are injured when the bus collides with a street sweeper. a couple who stayed in a matt hatton hotel say bedbugs nearly ate them alive on new
good morning, everyone, it is 4:55, monday, there's philadelphia city hall which will be inhabited by a new mayor come later on this morning. we'll have full coverage. 36 degrees on city avenue. chilly and brisk, high temperature of 35 degrees. the acting head of authority that investigates complaints against chicago police will speak about revamping of
agencies, mayor rahm emanuel pointed sharon farley whole hold a new conference today to outline her vision for the agency. the san bernadino office building where a terror attack killed 14 people. the employees will head back to their jobs. leaders say they will gather in small groups in the morning to allow employees to discuss their returning and back to work. the conference center where the attack took place will stay close indently. both people who carried out the deadly shooting were killed in a shootout with police. president obama will meet with loretta lynch to discuss gun violence. the president is expected to use executive action to strengthen background checks. gun rights advocates are
speaking out gains any potential restrictions. and new this morning, a california couple said bedbugs turned their dream vacation to new york city into a nightmare. they arrived at the astor on the park hotel on the upper west side. his girlfriend woke up with bites all over her body. he shot video of the bedbugs crawling all over the mattress. he said the hotel was aapologetic, but it's not about the money. we were on vacation we'll remember it for the rest of our lives. we will remember it for the rest of our lives, but it's not a pleasant memory. it was the third room that the couple had been in, the first two did not have heat. clearly that may stop you in your tracks. i cannot look any more. an earthquake rumbles in
5:00 a.m., monday, january 4. 2016. we're working on several new and developing stories. a sweet sweeper and new jersey transit bus collide leaving a mangle mess. the city will inaugurate jim kenny as its 99th mayor. we're live with the details on the day's event. it's cold, accuweather is tracking the true arrival of the winter season. and just how cold is it in we've got the man with the answers. david murphy has accuweather and karen rogers has traffic good morning. >> reporter: it seems like we've been waiting forever for this, we knew it was coming and it's here. it won't last too long. next two days look out. we have a cold