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results and reaction, in just a few moments. meanwhile, this is the way it looked tonight on evergreen road in limerick with the snow still falling and the roadways still demanding caution, on the part of the motorist. that will be the big story for the morning commute. "action news" reporter chad pradelli is live in king of prussia tonight but first lets go to meteorologist cecily tynan, cecily is the at the big board with double scan radar. >> jim, our on and off snow shower event is finally completely turning off. storm tracker six live double scan showing a few flurries here and there, a few light snow showers near trenton but this is all lifting out. how much snow you got depend on your location. philadelphia not much, only a half inch but eagle in chester county reporting 6.5 inches of snow. gilbertsville, montgomery county, five and a half. hockessin delaware 3.3. chad forward reporting 4 inches of snow. that would be the focus on the temperature. we are dropping below freezing, all right in many
parts of the viewing area wilmington 32. trenton 31. reading 30. philadelphia still holding at 34. we will be dropping near freezing overnight. so the morning commute you do want to use caution. we have temperatures below freezing in most of the viewing area and a few lingering flurries there will be slick spots on untreated surfaces. the big story this week will be the arctic cold on the way. i will talk about that in the full accu weather forecast, jim. >> thanks, cecily. lets go live to "action news" reporter chad pradelli on route 202 in king of prussia. chad, what are the conditions there and what have you seen in your travels tonight. >> reporter: well, jim, the snow has stopped here in king of prussia it was heavy at times especially around 8:00 this evening but it is not sticking to the roadways at least on route 202 behind me. we were all over the delaware valley. it is a much different scene in other parts of the area but not that much different. tonight, in off and on snow, fell across the delaware
valley. snow accumulated here in limerick... bringing traffic on the side road and 422 to a slow. the plows and salt trucks spent the night reloading supplies, but drivers say that the road were decent. >> some parts are slippery, sticking in some places but other than that road are not the too bad. >> reporter: tired of this weather yet. >> yes, i'm done with the snow already. >> reporter: in king of prussia road were wet but mostly clear. we caught up with this penndot tow truck driver. >> i was on the the blue route all night, so from 3:00 to 7:30 i have been the blue route. >> reporter: many accidents. >> no accidents today. so, it is calm and cool. >> reporter: some police departments reported fender benders on secondary roads but snow was more of a nuisance then a major problem. now mother nature has single digit temperatures on the horizon. >> i don't plan on coming out of the house at all, pretty much. >> reporter: not a whole lot of snow in our area. some roads are still very wet.
temperatures are dropping overnight. so you need to be careful because they can get slick. live from king of prussia, chad pradelli for channel six "action news", jim. >> thanks, chad. the threat of significant coastal flooding has receded tonight at the shore but not before some neighborhoods were swamped during daylight hours like here in north wildwood. in ocean city, many businesses and homes became island for a few hours. high tied brought bay water right over bulkhead and other parts of the city. some drivers tried to navigate through the high water, although, boots were a better option, for others. the "action news" morning team will get another early start tomorrow. as they monitor the storm's effects on the morning commute. so join us starting at 4:00 a.m. for the latest from accu weather and live traffic conditions. new to the story of the the new hampshire primary. if you were to have said six months ago that donald trump
and bernie sanders were to be the winners on this night, most people would have said you don't know anything about politics. well, it the looks like the joke's on them. trump is taking 34 percent of the vote in a crowded republican field. ohio governor john kasich rises to number two, ted cruz is third, and bush, rubio, and christie are four, five and six. christie says he is going home to new jersey to take stock. on the democratic side, vermont senator bernie sanders crushes hillary clinton by 20 percentage points in a stunning defeat for clinton who had a 60-point lead in new hampshire less than six months ago. monica malpass has been in new hampshire for the past three days. monica, also interesting in addition to the results were that the turnout may have been of historic proportions. >> reporter: that is right, jim. we have not heard final totals on the turnout but we do know
that people were lined up, many at polling places had to stay opened hours later then they were expecting to. so yes, there was a historic maybe up to 55, 60 percent turnout in new hampshire. incredible. if anybody expect clairety to be the result of the new hampshire primary today's result shows that the race is more unpredictable and even chaotic then ever. for donald trump a convincing victory tonight, just as the polls predict. >> we are going to make america great again but we will do it the old fashion way. we will beat china, japan, we're going to beat mexico at trade. we're going to beat all of these countries. >> reporter: surprise second place finisher ohio governor john kasich who beat ted cruz, jeb bush and marco rubio and new jersey governor chris christie came in sixth. he says he is going back to new jersey to analyze the results and decide what to do
next. >> we have decided that we will go home to new jersey tomorrow, and we will take a deep breath, and see what the final results are tonight because that matters. >> reporter: on the democratic side, bernie sanders claimed a big win over hillary clinton, what he calls the start of a political revolution. >> because of a huge voter turnout, and i say huge, we won. because we got the energy and the excitement. >> reporter: sanders major win sets up a showdown in south carolina, nevada and super tuesday states. >> now we take this campaign to the entire country. we will fight for every vote in every state. >> reporter: back to bernie sanders, here's how he celebrated his major victory playing basketball with the grand kid in the gym of the building where he later gave his victory speech.
so what happens next, it is really anybody's guess. the as kasich told his supporters if you don't have a seat belt yet, get out, get one because roller coaster ride will definitely continue in south caroline, nevada and super tuesday. for tonight, trump, sanders having the sweet taste have of victory. monday california malpass reporting live from new hampshire. now back to you. >> thank you, monica. back in our area the lesean mccoy case is in the hand of the philadelphia d.a. prosecutors will now deciding whether to press charges over the brawl in an olde city nightclub, this is new video, from inside of the recess lounge early sunday morning, reportedly showing former eagles running back involved in a mala with off-duty police officers. two of the officers were seriously hurt. sources are telling "action news" that arrest warrants are being prepared. mccoy's high profile defense attorney, jack mcmahon, was telling espn, if prosecutors do charge mccoy, he will turn
himself in. police identified the person found inside a car submerged in the schuylkill river as a nine three-year ole missing man from montgomery county. police say harold leaster disappeared from his home in pottstown last thursday morning. friend tell police that he fell, he hit his head, the day before he went missing. today north coventry police found his buick in the river in pottstown. police have have not said how or why the car ended up there. the first cases of the zika virus has been confirmed in both pennsylvania and delaware. none of the patients contracted the mosquito born illness in the united states. all of them caught it while traveling out of the country. pennsylvania authorities say that the patients are two women but they would not say if the women are pregnant or reveal their ages, where they are from or to where they have traveled. >> i can tell thaw they were very, very mild cases.
a fever, rash, and then they did not have any complications of the zika virus. >> first case in delaware involves a woman although pregnancy is not an issue. zika is expected to born with a birth defect with babe business abnormally small heads. cdc advice wood man to avoid affect areas in caribbean, latin and south america. abington township school board met tonight to concern school fights. last week they said there were five fights in four days. school district said that students, escalated the situation when they took to social media, using the hashtag abington fight week. and tonight, board members said that the events were sensationalized on social media and cause aid great deal of fear. they also said fighting will not be tolerated. today, pennsylvania governor tom wolf outlined his budget plan for next year, despite the fact that the state's current budget is
still in limbo. wolf proposed a $33.3 billion spending plan that would take effect in july, that is a two year, 14 percent increase. to make it balance he will need to persuade republicans to help pass a nearly 3 billion-dollar tax increase. governor wolf compared pennsylvania's current financial situation to a ticking time bomb. >> it is a time bomb. it is ticking away, right now, even as i speak. if it the explodes, the people in this chamber, if you allow it to explode, then pennsylvania will experience a fiscal catastrophe the likes of which we have never seen. >> wolf blamed g.o.p. house leaders who refused to allow a vote on the compromise budget the last december. the tonight top republicans said they are committed to dealing with the deficit without raising taxes accounts and they said wolf's proposal includes billions in extra spending. still to come on "action news" tonight, government predicts to fight for the rest
of the year. plus how the investigation of the two passenger trains driving head on with deadly results. and we will share remarkable story of a montgomery county man who died, at the age of 108 years old, last week, and drove a limousine until he was 103. cecily. well, snow showers are moving out but i'm tracking more later this week followed by coldest air mass so far this season. we will have the details in the accu weather forecast. and ducis rodgers with villanova on the court trying to defend their number one ranking when "action news" continues tonight. flonase allergy relief nasal spray.
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killed, today, more than 80 others were hurt, when two commuters trains crashed head on in germany. it happened in the rural area 40 miles south east of munich. german officials say multiple safety measures fail. two black boxes have have been recovered. they are all ready under analysis. royal caribbean cruise ship that went through a dangerous storm is still making is way back to new jersey tonight.
the anthem of the seas was on its way to florida's port canaveral on sunday when it sailed into hurricane conditions. tonight the captain says that the ship will return tomorrow night at nine. he slowed the ship down because of rough waves. supreme court has dealt a major setback to president barack obama's plan to address climate change. enforcement will be halted until legal challenging can be resolved. justices were divided in a five-four decision. opponents said they should not to have pay with comply with emissions regulations now that may be ultimately overturn. twenty-seven states air monk those challenging the federal government. resolution is not likely to happen, before president obama leaves office. the mayor of the flint, michigan announced today a 55 million-dollar proposal to remove lead piping from the cities water system. he said high risk households will get top private. flint is currently under a state of emergency because of lead tainted water.
health officials say dangerous levels of lead potentially caused deadly cases of legionnaires disease. rapper dmx is out of the hospital tonight after a life threatening medical incident. the his attorney says that the 90's music star had died, in a ramada hotel parking lot in yonkers yesterday. the 45 year-old rapper had no pulse and stopped breathing. but police were able to resuscitate him. medics administered the overdose medicine narcan but dm x told workers after he was revived that he suffered an asthma attack. government agency in charge of tracking energy prices now thinks that gas will stay under $2 a gallon for the entire year. if true, that would be the first time in 12 years. the government forecast for 2016 averages $1.98 a gallon. they attribute savings to a 70 e oil prices over the past year and a half.
in ardmore, montgomery county they came to a viewing tonight to pay respects to an extraordinary man. his name was lawrence johnson. he died last week. he was 108. "action news" reporter dann cuellar has the story. >> reporter: thinks the remarkable story of 108 year-old lawrence johnson of ardmore. his grandfather lived to be a hundred. >> reporter: he was born may sixth, 1907 in north carolina where his parents share croppers had a tobacco farm. that is where he met his wife of 79 year years. >> when she first met him she was 23. she fell in love instantly. >> reporter: couple would later november ardmore where he was a main line driver, driving pretty famous people. merv griffin, mike douglass, the radio personality, and he drove nelson rocker feller when he was in maine. >> man of inn telling grit. >> reporter: johnson was a patriarch of the ame church where he was a long term
member. she remembers the first time meeting him. >> this is lawrence johnson. it was in a way that, you know, you knew you were in the presence of someone special. >> reporter: if there was a key to his longevity his friend will tell you. >> his smiling, all the time. the that was one of the things that he didn't get into the. >> his eating habits, he didn't eat a lot but he ate good food. >> reporter: another things friend and family says he loved cars. his first a 1914 model t. >> he drove until he was 103. >> reporter: kidding me. >> 103. he would have continued to drive had he not fallen and broken his leg. >> reporter: his church named the social hall in his honor for his dedication and many years of services. the that is where you'll find a portrayed of him and his wife. >> when i walk through you cannot help but be inspired and know god granted him 108 years to live and to be on this earth. certainly, testament to him and he will be certainly be
missed. >> reporter: in ardmore, dann cuellar for channel six, "action news". quite a guy. >> amazing. >> snow out of here. what about the morning haven't few slick spots but i don't anticipate the any major problems. i told my kids, do your homework, you are going to school tomorrow. storm tracker six live showing a few lingering flurries. the most of them north and east of philadelphia they are moving out. we still have had a issue with visibility. sky six take a look at center city. snow is out but low clouds, visibility at two and a half miles but that will be lifting as we head through the overnight hours and the cloud will continue to break. temperatures will show thaw we will drop below freezing. north west suburbs have more snow pack. the pottstown 30. quakertown 30. the saint david 31. warrington 31. center city 34. south jersey temperatures slightly warmer. sea isle city 35. boardwalk in atlantic city 34. hammington dropped down to 32. hockessin delaware and smyrna
currently 33. satellite six with action radar showing this mess of the storm, with a fragmented moisture finally beginning to pull out. you can see how it is bringing in some dryer air. the clouds are breaking, west of philadelphia, but tommy still think we will see a lot more cloud then sunshine. the morning commute, the bus stop forecast, temperatures, hovering around freezing. be careful. there will be a few slick spots. primarily on the sidewalks, untreated surfaces, cloudy with a flurry, no additional accumulation. temperature 33 degrees at 8:00. heading through the day temperatures will be seasonable. about 40 degrees in the afternoon by 1:00 o'clock 38 degrees. same at 4:00 o'clock. cloud breaking for some sunshine but mostly cloudy skies and it will feel cooler with the breeze. but the real cold air, arrives, over the weekend. right the now there is a mass of really bitter cold air that is entrapped over the north pole. what will happies a jet stream takes a huge dip to the south. that drains that cold air, right into our region.
so saturday afternoon, temperatures only in the teens, and single digits. we will keep that air mass on sunday and sunday morning, we will likely be at least tying a record low, so this is the coldest air mass, since last february. so, it will be exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, tomorrow breezy, few lingering flurries. nothing american that. the mostly cloud which a high of 40. on thursday another cold front brings us a round of snow showers, not the a big storm, high of 29 degrees. behind that system on friday is brisk and cold. thirty-two. but the air particular air arrives over the weekend, saturday morning some snow showers with that arctic front. the high of 22. we will hit that in the morning. temperatures fall, into the teens, the low of two on sunday morning. that with tie the record low and then sunday the high for valentines day only 19. monday for presidents day, not quite as harsh, 32 degrees, turns cloudy. our next system arriving on tuesday. the it will start likely as snow but then we have push of
mild air with the high of 46 degrees. that snow will be changing over to rain, so sunday is valentines day, cupid, doesn't he just wear a diaper. he will be dressed in a parka in a hat, scarves, mittens. >> a down jacket. >> yes. >> thanks, cecily. how romantic. >> you have a visual. >> they handed out mummers viewers choice award tonight at sugar house casino in philadelphia. winner of the best string ban was wood land string band. winner of the best fancy brigade bill macintyre's shooting stars. and each winning group was presented with a check for $2,500 and a trophy for their hard work and creativity for the mummers day parade. >> ♪ thousands of people bundled up in a very cold new orleans today for mardi gras celebrations. the annual parade was marked with colorful costumes and floats, as always. party is ramping up at bourbon
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first period. rachel on the the power play. he beats steve mason. one to nothing ducks. and five minutes later it is rachel, again. the his second of the period. the flyers find themselves in the zero-two hole. same in the second period chris stewart is awarded a penalty shot, and this one gets by mason. >> he scores. >> four-one is the final. the flyers third straight loss. >> tonight we were in the playing our game. as a team we want to have an identity and tonight wasn't the case and we need to we just need to figure it out. >> buffalo is here on thursday. number one ranking comes with glory and a big old bull's eye. villanova faces its first opponent since being ranked as number one team in the nation. cats open up on a 16-two run. josh hart throwing it down. he scores 18 points. later in the first half ryan archie arcidiacono dumps it
off to danielle ochefu. he is back after missing three games with the concussion. nova up a dozen after the break. second half, the freshman point guard who went to high school 20 miles away from the a reen, he had 11. nova cruises, 86-59. temple fat ball released its 2016 schedule today. owls open up september 3rd at home against army. they will visit penn state on september 17th. still ahead, cam newton faces questions about in the facing questions at the super bowl.
we're two days removed from the super bowl and cam newton remains a hot button issue. newton is catching heat for catching an attitude following sunday's super bowl loss. panthers quarterback barely answered any questions post game before storming off, and today he explained his actions. >> i have been on record saying i'm a sore loser. who likes to lose. show me a good loser and i will show you a loser. you know what i'm saying? it is not a popularity contest, you know what i'm saying. i'm here to win football games. >> and eight days from now phillies will be in florida. the that is where pitchers and catchers are due to report for spring training. mack pete mackanin knows it is a long season but that won't stop him from setting a tone with his players. >> when you are the captain of the ship, it is what i have to do is be the most positive guy in the room. i have to lead everybody, and get the most out of every player. i have to remain positive. >> baseball is almost back, and brings a smile to my face. >> mine as well.
>> the flyers may in the be doing well on the ice but off the ice they were having a celebration tonight. a celebration have their 50th anniversary. celebration involved a large cake and at tonight's game at the wells fargo center. flyers president paul holmgren was on hand to cut the cage, of course, it the features the teams 50th anniversary logo. jimmy kimmel live next on channel six followed by night line. jimmy's guest bill mar, alycia vikander and music from nothing but bead. "action news" begins at 4:00 o'clock with tamala edward, matt o'donnell, meteorologist david murphy and karen rodgers with traffic. the cecily tynan, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner, good night. >> ♪
♪ >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- bill maher. from "the danish girl," oscar nominee alicia vikander. jake byrd at a donald trump rally. and music from nothing but thieves. with cleto and the cletones. and now, as luck would have it, here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]