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with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning everyone. it is 6 o'clock on this tuesday january 5th and we're following several new and breaking stories. >> a six-year-old was asleep in a running car when a stranger got in and trove off. we're live with the details. >> freezing temperatures create big problems for firefighters moo battled a house fire in chester county. >> we are waking up to some of the coldest conditions of the season and the wind just makes it worse. >> see how it feels. karen is in for david. she's outside. matt pelman is the lucky one inside with traffic. good morning. >> good morning. if you've been waiting for to it feel like winter then today is your day but the wind chills are actually dangerous in parts of the region. that's why the national weather service issued a wind chill advisory for the upper elevations of the poconos until 9 o'clock this morning because the wind chills are going to be well below zero. let's look at the latest information. it feels like minus 20 right now in mount pocono. it feels like eight trees in allentown and three in
reading. that's an improvement in the last hour it felt like below zero everyone. minus two is the current wind chill in philadelphia, minus seven in trenton, minus one in millville. the wind is just picking up a little bit out here and it's cold. 8 degrees is the current temperature in quakertown you're in the single digits, nine in chester but only 13 degrees in center city. in some of the suburbs in new jersey feeling like it's 11, 12 degrees, feels like 15 degrees right now in dover, delaware. those are the temperatures. satellite6 and action radar showing we have clear skies. we're going to see wall to wall sun. it will be bright, it will be dry but it will be cold. at 8:00 a.m. bright sunshine and 14. by noon, 26. by 3:00 p.m., 31. that's your high for at a. by 6:00 p.m., 28 degrees coming down from that high. in the afternoon hours it's going to feel like it's in the low to mid-20's. how does the weather change overnight tonight and tomorrow? it is a brief blast of arctic air. details on all that in the seven-day forecast in just a couple minutes. can i go inside now, matt
pelman. >> i bet you're a little bit anxious. yes, please, come on inside. good morning karen, good morning, everybody. if you're headed outside this morning bundle up. give your car some time to warm up. we've had what i think is probably going to be the first of many disabled vehicles here on the schuylkill expressway. eastbound lanes between belmont and city avenue they got it towed away so everything is opened here now with no delays in either direction on the schuylkill. coming off of 76 onto the vine street expressway you can do that once again. overnight construction has cleared out. all lanes opened in both directions between 76 and broad. of course the crews will return tonight hopefully bundled up again at 11 o'clock in the evening. on the big picture no delays yet on 95. do still have that fire department activity by the cobbs creek gulf club from the overnight hours along cardington road. i would watch out for the crews, watch out for some possible icy conditions although they have been putting some salt down there. have construction going on a roving crew on the pennsylvania turnpike in chester county. westbound between valley forge
and malvern, left lane blocked with that roving true and crew. a new crash on the montgomery county bucks county line along buttonwood avenue at county line road. deep near bucks county in doylestown the northbound lanes of 202 still closed at swarve road because of a crash. 263 york road gets you around that. in blackwood watch out for fire department activity this morning along high street near cress mont avenue. tam. >> thank you matt. breaking overnight a six-year-old boy snoozing in back seat of a running car slept his way through his brief kidnapping overnight. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live at large street and oxford avenue in northeast philadelphia. katherine glad this one had a happy ending. >> reporter: yeah this little boy is safe and sound this morning but this was a terrifying 30 minutes for his family. he was gone in the back of a stolen car and not only that but police say this little boy has asthma. his inhaler was at home and in these brutal temperatures
police were worried about what would happen if too much time passed and authorities were reviewing surveillance footage to see if they could get a more detailed description from the suspect that took this car from outside the 7-eleven early this morning. let's go to video of this six-year-old boy as an officer carried him back inside the 7-eleven in northeast philadelphia to be reunited with his mother and stepfather. police say there was joy and there were tears. this happened just before 2:30 this morning at large and oxford. police say the 30-year-old stepfather stopped here at the 7-eleven to make a purchase, he ran inside and left the sleeping child in the back seat of a honda civic in his pajamas and winter coat. he left the car engine running and that's when police say the suspect got into the front seat and took off towards roosevelt boulevard. police were immediately notified. a description of the car was radioed out every minute. state police were called. a half an hour later the car was found on the 4300 block of
leaper. the car is being checked for fingerprints and school board for dna. it did help that the car had unique details. the engine was left running so the heat was on in the car and get this, police say the little boy slept through the whole entire thing. >> a lot of distance can be traveled in a half hour and his family told us that he has asthma and that was a big concern and we knew how bad the weather is. if this person would have taken the six-year-old and just threw him out of the vehicle and kept the car now the child is going to be exposed to this brutal cold. >> reporter: now police are still searching for the suspect this morning. they're reviewing surveillance footage to see if they can get a more detailed description. when he's found he'll be charged with ought though test and kidnapping. live in northeast philadelphia katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> thank you katherine. high levels of carbon monoxide forced several people out of their homes in the hunting park section of philadelphia. fire crews were called to the 3700 block of north fifth street at 4 a.m. residents were briefly
evacuated as pgw crews checked three homes. septa buses were brought in to provide temporary shelter for about 30 people because it was so cold. no injuries were reported. and developing fire crews in chester county had their work cut out for them. a two alarm fire ignited at a home in kennett square just after midnight. fire crews worked in the bitter cold to put out the massive flames on the 1000 block of callan road. so far no one has reported any injuries here and what caused the fire is still under investigation. >> also new this morning, philadelphia police are searching for the suspect in a home invasion and sexual assault. it happened along the 2100 block of granite street in the city's bridesburg section. the 28-year-old victim told police a man knocked on the door around 10:00 last night. she says when she answered the door the man armed with a gun forced his way into the home. he locked two other women in the home and a three-year-old boy in an upstairs bathroom and then sexually assaulted the 28-year-old. police say the suspect stole two televisioning and cell phones and then took off in a
gray suv. it is now almost 6:07 and president obama's taking on what he calls "an epidemic of gun violence in america. "happening today he'll announce steps in his administration is taking to make it more difficult for the mentally ill, criminals and suspected terrorists to get guns. the white house wants to tighten background checks and prevent those on the no-fly list from buying guns. gun rights groups are promising to take legal action against the efforts. >> executives at volkswagen need to worry about more than just seeing its image and sales suffer over an emissions scandal. stacey delikat is in for maribel aber and has details in our market watch report live at the nasdaq. >> reporter: volkswagen could be hit with $18 billion in fines due to its emissions scandal. the epa and justice department filed the lawsuit against the automaker seeking those fines. the epa wants more than $37,000 for every diesel car that broke the rules. the u.s. also wants vw to pay additional money for each
piece of equipment installed on cars to cheat emissions tests. turning to the markets wall street started the new trading year on a dismal note with the market suffering steep loses on new evidence showing the chinese economy continues to struggle. the dow tumbled 276 points. right now futures are pointing to a lower open an report on auto sales is due out later today. well, ford is teaming up with amazon to connect cars to homes. ford owners may eventually be able to use their vehicles to connect systems to do things at home remotely like opening a garage door or checking a thermostat setting and the connectivity could run both ways. the car owners may be able to communicate with an app to check on the car's remaining driving range while they're at home. matt and tam, this all announced at the consumer electronics show in las vegas. >> okay. maybe you can be in your car and start the popcorn in the microwave, too. beep. >> too much going on. >> yeah, that's a lot. >> right now what you need to focus on is finding the warmest things you own.
wear your warm sweater, your coat your hat your gloves your scarf. storm tracker6 double scan around the area we're dry fortunate technological. we're staying dry today. let's go outside. we want to see what it looks like. it's clear out there. pretty picture as we look live on sky6 over the ben franklin bridge. it is clear but it is cold. the temperatures 13 degrees. coldest it's been in 10 months, the coldest morning we've had. 8 degrees in allentown, 11 reading. the temperature dropped to 12 in millville, 11 degrees in atlantic city. how does this compare to yesterday morning? it's 20 degrees colder this morning than it was yesterday morning. i mean, what a change. you thought it was cold then. that arctic air is really in full force. satellite6 and action radar showing we're staying dry. we have hardly any clouds. you see them well up to the northwest and off the coast at this point. we'll sea bright sunshine today but we're just not going to feel the warmth from that sun. 31 for your high. by 8:00 a.m. it's 14 degrees, by 11:00 a.m. it's 22. by 2:00 p.m. it's 30 degrees
and by 5:00 p.m. we're coming down from that high of 31, it's 29 with mostly clear skies. the wind chill dipped to minus four this morning. right now it's about minus two. this is future tracker6 showing you what it's going to feel like a little later on. by 10:00 a.m. it's going to feel like it's 7 degrees in philadelphia. we advance this to about 3 o'clock when the kids are coming home, for the most part it's going to feel like it's in the 20's so cold, not quite as dangerously cold as it was early this morning so things are going to get a little bit better at least in the afternoon with the wind chills but you want to stay bundled. i don't of night it gets cold but the wind chills aren't as bad. tomorrow morning when you wake up at 7:30 if you're headed out it's going to feel like it's about 20 trees so that will be a big change. tomorrow more sunshine but then again the milder southwesterly flow making it feel better. this high that's parked overhead is going to kind of shift to the east tomorrow so the flow around that is out of the southwest and that's going to help bump up the temperatures a little bit and that's why we get such a brief blast of arctic air. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, very cold to start you off.
in many areas feeling like it's below zero like here in the city. then this afternoon 31 for your high. it will feel like it's in the low to mid-20's. tomorrow not quite as harsh, 40 degrees for your high with sunshine and then on thursday it's sunny, it's milder its a nice day, 46 degrees. very quick change here. on the weekend we have lots of clouds. so friday turning cloudier 48 with some showers at night and then on the weekend on saturday, we'll have a shower or two in the morning on saturday. the rest of the day should be dry but mild, a high of 50. depending on this area of low pressure that tracks up through our region it looks like sunday we'll see periods of rain now, 52 degrees for your high temperature. even in the overnight hours it looks like it's 37, above freezing so we're just talking rain. on monday mostly cloudy skies and 44 degrees for your high. so when the precipitation comes, the temperatures rise in this case so it looks like we just stay rain. >> okay. thanks karen. 6:11 and up next more stories you didn't see last night including a last ditch effort by bill cosby's wife to delay part of their legal
battle. >> later a test drive takes a terrible turn for a salesman in texas. matt. >> tam, the drive here isn't too bad this morning here along the 30 bypass by 322 in chester county. just see a little bit of eastbound volume but there are problems elsewhere in chester county and one of our bridges is going up. we'll tell you which one after the break. >> the eagles will meet another head coaching candidate at a and that's todays later on "action news."
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>> hello spring mountain. it is 6:14, 16 degrees. you can see they got the snowblowers going. some folks may not like these temperatures but people who love to ski say finally. it's going to only get up to 31 today. >> spring mountain hoping to open tomorrow afternoon so keep the snow guns going, matt. >> i got all excited when i heard the hello spring part but it is certainly not feeling like spring this morning. it's really cold out there. so some of you may have some difficulty getting the car started but once you hit the roads, things don't look too bad here along 95 in delco, moving along nicely in the northbound lanes here by the commodore barry bridge headed up towards the blue route and the airport, nothing in your way at this point but later on we do have some construction nearby. going to be blocking the right lane along 322. eastbound side between dutton street and highland avenue in chester. they're relocating a sign
there. so today and tomorrow 9:00 until 3:00 you'll see that restriction and some possible slowing as a result. little slowing right now in chester county because of a new crash in the northbound lanes of the route one oxford bypass right at 41 which is gap newport pike. you can see the speeds have dropped into the 30's so coming away from nottingham headed up towards kennett square this morning watch out for possible delays because of that new accident. this construction a new water main installation just got under way yesterday and it's going through early march, 9:00 until 3:00 each day in north wales you're without walnut street between main and shear. west point pike or maybe swedesford road are some good alternates around that brand new work zone we're getting used to. have a new crash in chalfont by the rvs along butler avenue at county line road. little bit farther along on 202 northbound in doylestown all lanes remain blocked at 313 because of the crash there. 263 york road a good alternate around that and it's the burlington bristol bbb that is up right now for a passing
ship so head for the turnpike connector as your alternate. matt. >> thanks, matt. new on "action news" a former south carolina police officer who is charged with gunning down an unarmed black motorist is free on basement ex officer michael slager was released on a $500,000 bond. his murder trial has been set for october 31st a bystander in north charleston reported video of slager shooting walter scott eight times in the back as scott was running away. scott's family has called for the community to remain calm. >> bill cosby's wife camille filed an emergency motion to put off her deposition in cases related to him now she's scheduled to testify tomorrow. mrs. cosby argues that massachusetts law aims to preserve the confidentiality of marital communications. her husband is facing a defamation lawsuit there by seven women who say they were sexuallsexually assaulted by bil cosby. the judge last month ruled that since she served as her husband's business manager camille cosby is fair game
legally. bill cosby has filed a counter suit accusing the women of making false allegation ors if this explain coming up later test drive terror. a car salesman thought it would be a quick spin around the block. instead he realizes he was being abducted. karen. >> this morning at 2:30 i was digging through the closet getting everything out. hopefully your kids are wearing the hat the gloves the scarf. bitter cold today. i'll give you details in the accuweather forecast when we come right back.
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so far looking good on 42 towards bellmawr and the walt whitman bridge, no problems on the northbound side of 42. we had a crash early this morning in vineland along sherman avenue at delsea drive. that the cleared out. now you have construction on the northbound lanes of 55 past main road. seven septa bus routes don't forget at 69th street terminal you're back in the west terminal at those normal boarding locations as of yesterday. karen. >> the wind chills are really dangerous in some spots like the poconos. that's the worst of it where we have the wind chill advisory in the upper levels of the poconos. feels like minus 20 degrees this morning it's already improved a little bit in the lehigh valley. feels like eight in allentown, three and reading. it was below zero about an hour ago. minus two is the wind chill in philadelphia. feels like minus one in millville, zero in beach haven. very cold. the temperature itself is currently 13 coldest it's been in 10 months. by 9:00 a.m. we'll be up to 16 with lots of sunshine. by noon, 26. by 3:00 p.m. this afternoon
31 degrees for your high. it will feel at that point like it's in the low to mid-20's. by 6:00 p.m., 28 degrees with mostly clear skies. it gets a little better tomorrow, tam. >> looking forward to that. thank you karen. in health check there's growing evidence that a lack of sleep can leave the brain vulnerable to something like alzheimer's disease. a new study says changes in sleep habits may be setting the stage for dementia. researchers say the brain appears to clear out toxins linked to alzheimer's while you sleep and at least among research animals that dean get enough solid shut eye those toxins can build up damage the brain. sleep disorders are common among those alzheimer's disease. >> eagles will interview adam gase today. the 37-year-old has only been in chicago for one season. he spent the previous six seasons as an assistant in denver. gase has never been a head coach at the college or pro level. eagles owner jeffrey lurie interviewed eagles interim coach pat shurmur yesterday. >> we're following some breaking news.
>> katherine scott is live where a boy sleeping in a car briefly disappeared during a carjacking. katherine. >> reporter: that's right, matt. the car -- the boy is safe and sound but the car was stolen while he was asleep in the back seat. we are live in northeast philadelphia. we have more on what happened coming up at 6:30. >> ♪ knock it out, fast. abreva.
last week. she noticed someone bought $212 worth of groceries with her card and she traced it back to that starbucks clerk. she went back the next day very unhappy confronting the clerk telling her she was caught on tape at the grocery store. >> you know what you did, right? >> i'm sorry that i took money from you and your kids. >> police say the employee used a skimmer to collect the information. starbucks calls the situation unacceptable. the employee no longer works for them. >> i'm erin o'hearn at the big board. a test drive for a car sales plan in texas turned out to be more than just a wild ride. he was kidnapped and shoved into the back of the trunk. however, his quick thinking may have saved his life. police say two men arrived at a chrysler dealership in houston asking to test drive a dodge challenger. once they were out on the road the men stopped the car, pulled out a gun and forced the salesman into the trunk. at some point the man used his cell phone to alert his manager then he fought back. >> he was able to open the
trunk using the emergency latch. two suspects got out tried to put him back in the trunk. he didn't feel like he wanted to go back in the trunk got in a fight with them. took the pistol away from one of the suspects and shot one of the suspects. >> the suspects took off and left the car salesman behind. he was found walking along the freeway. police were able to locate the stolen car with the salesman's cell phone which then led to a police chase but after they wrecked the vehicle the suspects escaped on foot. police are still look, for those two men. back to you twice. >> thanks erin. 6:27 and we're spoke several new and developing stories. >> a boy was briefly kidnapped. he's now safe. how philadelphia police found him is quite a story. it's coming up in a live report. >> ♪
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police find a six-year-old boy who was kidnapped by a carjacker. >> developing overnight the bitter cold adds a dangerous there. a fire on a golf course in philadelphia. >> and the action cam is live at the bus stop in center city. the delaware and lehigh valleys have to endure one more day in the deep freeze but accuweather tells us when temperatures will rebound. >> it is a rough day to have to be outside. good morning it's 6:30 on this tuesday january 5th. dave murphy is off. let's head on out to karen rogers with more details on just how cold it really is and matt pelman has your traffic. >> yeah, i'm only outside for a couple minutes and i'm thinking right now about everybody who has to work outside or stand at a bus stop for a long period of time i'm want to show you these wind chills. this is real part of the story of how cold it feels. it feels like minus 20 in mount pocono. feels like eight in allentown and three in reading and it's an improvement in the lehigh valley but still feels like it's below zero in philadelphia at minus two. minus seven in trenton, minus one in millville, minus four at atlantic city airport and the wind chills are brutal. that's why the national
weather service has the wind chill advisory for the upper levels of the poconos at this point until 9 o'clock this morning. the upper elevations where it's going to feel like it's minus 15 minus 20. these are actual temperatures. zero is the actual temperature in tannersville, eight in quakertown, nine in warrington, nine in coatesville, nine in saint davids. 13 degrees in center city. 11 degrees is the temperature in browns mills new jersey 13 on the boardwalk in ac, 12 in glassboro near rowan university and 15 degrees in dover delaware. satellite6 and action radar showing we're staying dry today. we'll see a lot of sunshine but it's going to be cold throughout the day. by 8:00 a.m. 14 trees with lots of sunshine. by noon we're up to 26. by 3:00 p.m.31. that's your high today. it will feel like it's in there upper 20's. by 6:00 p.m. 28 degrees. it is a brief blast of arctic air but we're track something some precipitation headed our way during the seven day period.
i'll tell you exactly when that is in just a few minutes matt. >> hopefully we can get those temperatures up and hopefully we can keep the speeds up this morning, karen. so far they're not too bad even here along the schuylkill expressway in west conshohocken. eastbound come the headlights towards the conshohocken curve. so far just about two or three extra minutes. heavy volume but not terrible. 95 a lot of speeds in the 20's and 30's as you come southbound from the great northeast and by cobbs creek golf club keep that in mind we had that big fire overnight it's along cardington road you may still find some fire crews or even some icy conditions because of all the water they had to spray there. you're finding some slow speeds in chester county northbound lanes of the route one oxford bypass right by 41 gap newport pike just 11 miles per hour because of that accident. as travel from montgomery county into bucks county, watch out for a crash along butler avenue at county line road this morning by the cvs and the mickey d's. a little farther along the northbound lanes of 202 are still blocked in doylestown by
313, watc swamp road. hearing their low hanging wires there. that's why it's taking so long to clear out. burlington bristol bridge back down. the ship passed. after 7:00 i would expect an opening attack pal in trenton a new accident along 29 northbound approaching cass street. matt. >> thank you matt. we continue to follow breaking news. a six-year-old survives a scary ordeal. he was asleep in the back seat of a car left running at a convenience store and a carjacker then jumped in. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live where this all started in northeast philadelphia. katherine. >> reporter: matt, that's right, this car was stolen while the child was asleep in the back seat and that would already be a major concern for police but it turns out this little boy has asthma. his inhaler was at home and these temperatures this morning are bitter cold and police were worried about what would happen if this child was left outside or if too much time passed but let's go to video of the reunion between
this little boy and his mother and step dad as an officer was carry -- carried that boy back unside the store in northeast philadelphia where this all began. this happened just before 2:30 this morning here at large and oxford. the child was asleep in the back seat of a honda civic in his pajamas and winter coat when this 30-year-old stepfather stopped at this 7-eleven and ran inside to make a purchase and he left the car engine running. that's when the suspect took the car and took off driving towards roosevelt boulevard. the car was found about a half hour later about a mile away on the 4300 block of leaper. the car is now being checked for fingerprints. it's going to be swabbed for dna. police say it helped that the car had a unique detail. the engine was left running so the heat was on in the car and police say the little boy slept through the whole entire ordeal. >> nothing happened to him. nobody touched him, nobody hurt him, nobody threatened him and he slept through the entire thing which is great. he's in were spirits, he's happy. we got him his asthma inhaler
and niece a 7-eleven and we told him whatever he wants to eat or drink it's pretty close by. >> reporter: little boy the actual value doughnut police say and right now authorities are looking at surveillance video trying put together a more detailed description of the suspect. they say when 93 get that suspect he's going to be charged with the auto theft and kidnapping. live in northeast philadelphia, katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> i'm erin o'hearn with a developing story. frigid temperatures always present firefighter with challenging circumstances and that was the case at the cobbs creek golf course. this is viewer video taken when a blaze broke out around 11:30 last night. the the course is located on the 7500 block of cardington road in the overbrook park section of philadelphia. the fast moving blaze engulfed a mansion house which holds the pro shop restaurant and offices. the upper darby fire department also responded because two buildings adjacent to the back of the fire were being threatened. fire crews will to teal with
water supply issues and icy conditions. >> yeah, the cold and wind always plays a factor. it creates ice quickly especially at these temperatures and members slip-and-fall so if the water is spraying all over it isis things up. we have to keep our equipment moving so that it doesn't ice up because when we try to take it down it will break. >> reporter: it took firefighters two hours to put that fire under control. the mansion house which was scheduled for renovations could not be saved. the cause of the fire has not yet been determined but the deputy chief does not believe at this point it is suspicious. tam, back to you. >> okay, thank you erin. happening at a, first deputy richard ross will be sworn in as philadelphia police commissioner. he takes over from charles ramsey who held the job for eight years. mayor jim kenney will attend ross' swearing in ceremony at central high school later this morning. last night kenney celebrated his own swearing in with a block party inauguration celebration at the convention center. the more casual affair replaced the usual black tie ball. the event also served as a fundraiser for city schools.
kenney announced he will lease the mayor's box at the three sports arenas in order to raise money for schools which is what he's calling his administration's top priority. >> these may seem like small things compared to a full funding formula from harrisburg but i will tell you not these folks will use that money to its highest degree and highest and best use. >> the mayor ended the party early saying, hey, he's got to get up early today, he's got a lot of work to do. you can see more on mayor kenney's first day in office on 6abc.com. we have posted all the highlights from the inauguration and the day long festivities. >> 6:37 now. even though it is cold and it's winter skiers won't find too many local spots to hit the slopes. jack frost/big boulder in monroe county is one of the only nearby resorts currently opened to skiers. blue mountain in carbon county has powered up its snow makers and expects to be opened by thursday. here's a live look from our sky6 camera atop spring mown main montgomery county. they have the snow making
machines on right now and hope to be open to the public tomorrow afternoon. >> but this morning most people will just be thinking i'm so cold. >> nice if you can pull the covers back up. >> yeah. >> probably you can't so let me help you through this day and start you off with storm tracker6 live double scan. we are dry fortunately today 'cause it's cold. we would be -- it would be snow if we had any precipitation but nothing happening today. let's go on outside right now. we want to show you what it looks like. we've got clear skies. no problems flying out of philadelphia international airport weather-wise. you're just dealing with very cold and dry conditions. in fact the morning low so far 13 degrees. that's the coldest it's been in 10 months. the last time it was this cold as you can see here was march seventh at 11 degrees so very cold start to the day and in fact the wind chills are a real big issue. we brought in our always on day planner to help you out hour by hour. the currents wind chill minus two in philadelphia its a little better in the lehigh valley than it was an hour or so ago, 8 degrees is what it feels like in allentown, three in reading.
feels like negative seven in trenton and negative four at atlantic city airport so very bitter cold out this morning. satellite6 and action radar showing we're dry. we're going see a lot of sunshine through the day today and let's show you what it's going to look like hour by hour. by 8:00 a.m. 14 degrees with sunshine. by 11:00 a.m., 22. by 2:00 p.m., 30 degrees. our high did will be 31 degrees coming down from that at 5 o'clock. it will be 29. the wind chills are the big issue of the day so let's show you future tracker6. 10 o'clock this morning it will feel like 9 degrees in philadelphia. and then we advance this until the afternoon hours, kids coming home from school, it's going feel like it's in the low to mid-20's. 23 degrees in philadelphia this afternoon and millville and parts of cape may county may only feel like it's in the teens so certainly cold in some spots throughout the entire day we're dealing with this. in the overnight hours and tomorrow morning we're looking at wednesday at 6 o'clock. it's going to feel like it's about 21 in philadelphia. won't be quite as bad with the wind chills overnight and tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon we get more
sunshine but a mild per southwesterly flow. this high that's been parked overhead is going to shift through the east and the flow around that out of the southwest and that's going to allow the temperatures to nudge up a little bit so it's a brief blast of arctic air but a blast nonetheless that we're feeling today. frigid this morning, very cold this afternoon, only 31 degrees for your high temperature. again in the afternoon it will feel for the most part like it's in the low to mid-20's. it's not quite as harsh tomorrow. 40 degrees for your high in the afternoon. and then thursday a nice day. what a quick change. sunny and milder, a high of 46. on friday, it turns cloudy. we're dry during the day, a high of 48. looks like friday night we get a couple of showers and maybe a shower saturday morning. the rest of saturday looks dry and mild, just cloudy, 50 degrees for your high. on sunday depending on a track of low pressure that's now down to the south looks like we'll see periods of rain on sunday. 52 for your high and the overnight low of 37 above freezing so it looks like just rain and then the next day monday mostly cloudy skies and
44 degrees for your high. so we haven't had these kinds of temperatures in nearly a year. kind of a lot to get used to but it's a brief blast of arctic air. >> okay. brief but mighty. it's 6:41. more new updates are next including the carjacking victim in the poconos who is now sharing the details of her daring escape. >> the ranchers whose polite led to a standoff at a wildlife refuge in orego oregone a message and it might surprise you. >> slow on 95 and we'll tell you why those delays may linger late today when "action news" continues on this tuesday morning. (burke) at farmers, we've seen almost everything,
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>> ♪ >> 6:43. "action news" is in the thick of the center city commutes and folks walking around getting on the bus, driving around and they are all bundled up. it's 16 degrees on city avenue. we will not reach the above freezing mark. high temperature 31 at a. >> bundled up really the only way to head out there matt. >> hopefully everybody that heads out can move is a very brisk pace. you'll need to stay warm. it is freezing out there this morning. we're not seeing a ton of volume on 95 but there is a little bit in the southbound lanes by cottman. then again from this point allegheny into girard. you play see some late delays today along 95 because southbound between bridge street and the vine we're scheduled to have some bridge inspections from 9:00 until 3:00 so they'll block some lanes. could cause some extra delays during the midday hours along 95 southbound. right now though doesn't look terrible. just a few speeds in the 30's. nearby again each day this week from 9:00 until 3:00 they're closing aramingo
avenue between delaware avenue and york street. i would just stay over on frankford avenue to get around that midday blockage. that's in conjunction with the 95 construction. and a few accidents this morning in west grove chester county. you're still getting a few slow speeds although not quite as bad as before in the northbound lanes of the route one oxford bypass by 41. but if you head up towards kennett square watch out because it is a sluggish pace because of that crash. new crash in towamencin township along morris road at spring valley. north wales walnut street closing during the mid days and in hatfield at cowpath and walnut a new crash by spring meadows of lansdale but our crash by the cvs at butler avenue and county line has cleared. however 202 northbound still blocked off in doylestown because of a crash and some low hanging wires. 263 york road gets you around that. matt. >> thank you matt. the two oregon ranchers who inspired a militia to occupy a national wildlife refuge reported to prison. the standsoff continues even though lawyers for the
ranchers say they don't want the protestors help. armand bundy suspects the federal government intimidated the ranchers into serving long sentences for setting fire to public land. he claims to have sent a list of demands to officials giving them five days to respond. the fbi is monitoring the situation and local police will not engage. the white house says president obama haas has been debriefed. everyone lopes a standoff can be resolved peacefully. >> a long island grad student survived a carjacking and abduction in the poconos. she's sharing her story. escape was caught on camera. she says malik held her hostage in her car after he ambushed her at a different gas station in east stroudsburg. when the car ran low on fuel and they had to stop at a gas station stephenson saw an opportunity and took it to run. the social work student said her training kicked in helping her to keep calm though the ordeal has taken an emotional toll. >> the thought of giving him
my car, like even just thinking about it now it's really hard. >> police eventually arrested chambers in the harrisburg area after a brief pursuit. >> happening today, the mother of the so-called affluenza teen will appear in court. tonya couch faces a charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon. she and her 18-year-old son ethan was arrested in mexico late last month. her teen son was wanted in texas on suspicion he violated probation. ethan couch remains in custody in mexico. his lawyer plans to meet with him for the first time today. they're planning a lengthy fight over deportation to the united states. >> ♪
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>> 10 minutes away from "good morning america." >> let's see what they've got coming up. good morning, tom. >> reporter: tam and matt good morning. great to be with you this morning. coming up on "gma" the race for the white house, the clinton's fighting back as donald trump goes after bill. targeting the way he has treated women in the past all the latest on that. that standoff in oregon the militia not backing down as authorities and residents tell the heavily armed men who seized federal land to leave. a look unside that wildlife refuge where the protestors are camped out. the hit netflix series making a murderer causing an uproar. petitions calling for the convicted killers to be pardon. the prosecutors claiming the producers left out key evidence. he joins us this morning to
weigh in. aim plea is in one of the most beautiful places in the world. why she's there and what it has to do with star wars the big reveal coming up this morning. guys, it is a very cold place but a very cool place to see visually so we're looking forward to that only on "gma." >> tom, tam and i know exactly where she's gone but we're not going to reveal it but you are right. it is awesome. you got to watch it. >> if she was looking for cold she could have just come here. now trouble for people waiting for a train. the airport line all service currently suspended. we haven't been told yet exactly why. we're thinking possibly signal problems but all trains halted on septa's airport regional rail line this morning. on the broad spur delays. patco back on normal schedules as of this weekend. hadn't been normal for awhile but that construction has finally wrapped. karen.
>> we're not normal here in the weather department either. 20 degrees below zero. that's what the wind chill is right now in mount pocono. a very cold dangerously cold there in the upper elevations of the poconos they have a wind chill advisory until 9 o'clock. minus two is what it feels like in philadelphia, minus four in atlantic city. bitter cold this morning. let's take a look at the temperatures and where we expect them to go. at 9:00 a.m. looks like we'll be sitting at 16 degrees with bright sunshine. by noon, 26. by 3:00 p.m., 31 so we're staying below freezing all day. 31 is our high today. in the afternoon hours the wind chill will be in the low he to mid-20's in most spots. at 6:00 p.m., 28 degrees coming down from that high of 31. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day. today 31, very cold. tomorrow not as harsh, 40. we're up to 46 on thursday, sunny and milder and the weekend is a bit damp, tam. >> damp but warmer. i can live with that. thank you karen. new here on "action news" an atlanta educator is getting a lot of praise not for his teaching but his dance moves. ron clark the founder of ron clark's academy showed off his
driver's seat and took off. police found the car and the boy a half an hour later about a mile away. fast moving flames ripped through the mansion house at the cobbs creek golf course in the overbrook park section of philadelphia. the mansion households the pro shop restaurant and offices. >> might see some icy conditions in that area as a result. much like we don't want to run in this weather neither do our cars. there's a broken down vehicle on the schuylkill eastbound east of 202 but it's off to the side and reports of a bad crash in bear along red lion road at old porter road. karen. >> keep a blankets in the car if you were to break down, i mean it's bitter cold out there. these are the wind chills. the temperature is 13. feels like minus two in philadelphia, minus 17 in mount pocono. that's an improvement believe it or not. 31 for your high today. by 9:00 a.m. 16. bright sunshine all the way. by plan to 26. by 3:00 p.m. we hit our high in the afternoon it's going to feel like it's in the low to mid-20's for the pos most part. >> take it easy on your car as you start it up. give it time to warm up.
good morning, america. bill clinton and donald trump face off overnight. >> let's say hillary is president. >> it's kind of scary. >> clinton taking jabs at the gop front-runner and trump on the defensive over that new campaign ad. >> the east in a deep freeze this morning. the coldest air of the season sending temperatures plunging below zero. windchills even colder and the west slammed by storms. eight states on alert right now as el nino is set to bring downpours, flash flooding and mudslides. a wild shoot-out on the highway caught on camera. a violent chase shutting down one of the busiest freeways in southern california during rush hour. how police finally stopped the murder suspect on the run. ♪ ice ice baby a galley r,