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mobile 6 out for a drive as the final round of snow moves through the region. school delays are growing by the minute and scrolling at the bottom of the screen. happening today, pennsylvania senator could make the move that furthers the effort to throw kathleen kane out of office. donald trump and bernie sanders cruised to easy vehicles in the first of the nation's presidential primary. good morning, 5:30, let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers with weather and traffic, good morning. >> reporter: one last stubborn snow shower out of the of this day and a half long snow showers. this is out in northern chester county and central portion of the county. the steadier snow is pushing
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into montgomery county, as well and new castle county delaware getting decent snow along with salem county. it is probably off the map and out of the picture at 8 am or 9:00 a.m. temperatures are below freezing we want you to take it slow if you're caught in a snow shower. even if it is not snowing there could icy patches on sidewalks and untreated side streets. there's clouds to the west, once we get rid of the snow we'll have the return of sunshine. temperatures are below freezing and we have lingering flakes and sidewalks and side streets are an issue and the shoulders of significant roads. 32 in philadelphia. 32 in dover. and below freezing in millville, allentown and reading. in all those spots icy patches are possible. on the bus stop we stay below freezing in philadelphia between
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6 and 8:00 a.m. with a snow shower possible rat time. as we roll through the day we have a high of ho at 1:00 or 2. i will point out at 9:00 there's a chance we're above freezing. so icing conditions a problem through here, not much through the majority of the day. we're back in the freezing zone at 9:00. karen do you see any accidents in. >> reporter: area? >> reporter: yes we have police on the scene the flashing lights, the ramp exton chester county, 30 bypass to 202 northbound. we're noticing the snow on the ramps. it's icier on the ramps and overpasses. traffic is squeezing by on the right. we're seeing snow on the turn lanes own the sides of the road. you can see the flurries coming
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down. you can see in the turn lanes we have snow or slush leftover. for the most part we're looking at the main roads showing just wet. here's another shot on the border and bucks county. in the turn lanes we've got snow here a little slush in the areas on the roads as you go to make the turns you have to be careful. delaware county, i-95 is looking good, mostly wet. northbound traffic heading toward the blue route not seeing a problem here. the notice off to the shoulder -- the snow off to the shoulder at this point. on some of the roads we're looking at the snow on the turn lanes and the ramps. katherine scott is live in west chester where you are seeing that stubborn snow that david was mentioning, right, katherine? >> reporter: that's right, matt, the snow is sticking around, it is sticking to some of the untreated surfaces, the main roads look okay, the bulk of the snow is on the grassy areas and
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the bushes and some of the side streets, as well. as you take a look on east market street where the snow has been coming through all morning, you can see the surface of the road is wet it is clear, but people are coming through and they are not having any complaints from the people we're talking to. limerick, traffic was slowing down, but it pressed on. plows and salt trucks were out all night. you can see them reloading supplies, we've been speaking to folks this morning, they said they have not had major problems on the roads, but many kids are holding out hope they get delays. i have a couple of nephews who are waiting for the two hour delay that i -- that may not happen. >> reporter: maybe next time. you get what you get.
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>> reporter: you get what you get, they might be in luck. west chester area school district is opening on a two hour delay, check the website to make sure that your school is opening on time. take a look here, you can see the main roads look fine they look clear. it is below freezing. you want to watch for slick spots as you head out this morning, live in west chester, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." get the seven-day forecast storm tracker 6 live and more detailed weather discussions at new this morning, a philadelphia police officer is on the mend after a foot pursuit. the chase started around 2:30 a.m. on the 5100 block of baltimore avenue in southwest philadelphia. a dui suspect ran away from his vehicle as a 12th district officer approached the car for a traffic stop. there was an altercation and the officer injured his knee. he is being treated at penn presbyterian hospital. new, a kitchen fire in
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philadelphia injured two people overnight. the flames broke out only the row home on the 1700 block of reid street in point breeze. firefighters got it under control. two people are being treated for smoke inhalation. >> reporter: self described democratic socialist took new hampshire on the blue side while reality tv real estate mogul swept the red. do we have any answers who might be pulling away with the primary. not quite. finishing in 6th place, chris christie said he is pulling back to reassess his candidacy. we decided we're going home to new jersey tomorrow, and we are going to take a deep breath we should know what the vote count is, it will allow us to make a decision how we move from here in the race. while trump's domination in the first primary was not exactly a surprise, a
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declaration during a victory speech was a bit of an eye popper. i'm going to be the greatest jobs presidents that god ever created. remember that. >> reporter: while trump has been banking on success with popular rhetoric, ohio governor john kasich surged to a surprise second place in the gop race. maybe, just maybe we're turning the page on the dark part of american politics because tonight the light overcame the darkness of negative campaigning. >> reporter: while clinton narrowly squeezed by sanders in iowa. in new hampshire it raised eyebrows that clinton machine is faltering. we'll fight for every vote in every state. we won because we hard on
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harnessed the energy and excitement that the democratic party will need to succeed in november. >> reporter: marco rubio had a lack luster finish following a shaky debate performance and jeb bush got enough just to survive. kathleen kane's future as attorney general goes up for a vote in the state senate. 33 yes votes will remove her from office. it will go to governor tom wolf. he has not said what he would do if it gets to his desk. kathleen kane's spokesperson said it is unconstitutional. david murphy is watching the stubborn snow showers. >> reporter: we have a batch
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coming through. storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing them to us, they are pushing closer to philadelphia. as we go in tighter, the heavier band of snow is pushing out of western chester and into delaware county. it will be in philadelphia over the next hour or so. the bright band highlighted in brighter shades of white. it is moving steadily toward the east and by 8:00 or 9:00 we expect it to be falling apart to the east or off the coast. most of the snow that is in and around philadelphia right now, though is in that darker shade of gray that's light probably having a low impact on road conditions, the farther out to the north and west you go towards phoenixville and exton for a brief period you'll get potential problem with snow perhaps sticking to surfaces that are not treated. the wide view those you that wilmington is another area that might pick up a little bit of this you might see steadier snow highlighted in brighter shades
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of white. if you're over along route 55 and the ac expressway, you might see steadier stuff come through. again it's only for the next couple of hours. looking live outside, sky 6 there's the platt bridge. temperatures are cold enough to support patches of ice on untreated surfaces if you're walking on sidewalks or driving on side streets slick spots are possible. 0 in allentown and reading. below freezing in wilmington, millville, down to dover we're down to 30 degrees. in philadelphia we are sitting on the freezing mark at 32. snowfall amounts in the western suburbs we got the highest amounts. eagle, 6.5. exton, 4 1/2. chadds ford 4 inches. five in sinking spring berks
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county. when you getaway from the northern and western areas you're looking at 1 to 3 inches. this may not still be on the ground. the snow melted yesterday during the day and you got more of the total accumulation on dry grass piling up again. maybe in your neighborhood you got four inches and only have three on the ground. snow showers are gone. the rest of the day looking at a mixture of clouds and sun. in the lehigh valley, clouds and sun, breezy conditions. down the shore going for a high of 43. clouds and sun, it will be on the breezy side. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows a high of 40 in philadelphia so for a few hours we'll be on or about freezing and temperatures will rebounds and we'll have the sun coming back. brisk and colder tomorrow, high of 30. arctic boundary approaches
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friday 32 snow showers possible at night. behind that front, look out the big story of the seven-day forecast will be an absolutely crush of deep arctic air around for two straight days. saturday, high of 22 in the morning, with temperatures dropping in the afternoon. sunday a morning low of 4, afternoon high of 20 and windchills over the weekend at times will make it feel like below zero and maybe ten to 20 degrees below zero. that includes valentine's day. snuggle with your bunny. it's 5:42. i understand. a quick thinking bystander hailed a hero after taking down a bandit with a turn of the ankle. west chester county we're seeing the snow is still falling that's leading to early school delays listed at >> reporter: you can see how it's sticking to the surfaces.
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this is doylestown road at county line road. the main road wet, but on the sides of the road it is piling up. we have accidents, details coming up. when we come back, driven to zuckerberg seed, the story -- driven to succeed, the story of a remarkable man who stayed on the job until he was 103 years old and lived to be 108. that's later on "action news."
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good morning, mobile 6 out and about to give you a live look at what the roads look like. this is 202 heading toward norristown. the blacktop is clear, but wet from the melted snow. we have accumulation on the sides of the roadways. we have school closings and delays. >> reporter: in the western suburbs we're talking about areas that got more snow yesterday and heavier snow coming down right there. we have light snow showers in exton, ramp 30 bypass to 202. this is the second accident we've had on the same ramp. police and penndot is on the scene. use extra caution on the ramps, especially this one in exton. we are noticing snow on the
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sides of the road and turn lanes. we have an accident foulke road is blocked at new castle county. use shipley road. flooding is an issue in new castle delaware. airport road between i-95 and meadow road. we have flooding causing a problem there. use 141. we're not seeing a ton of accidents, but with storm tracker 6 live double scan our last batch of snow is moving through, bad timing for the morning commute laying down extra snow. can you see the brighter shade right there, that lavender, that's heavier where it's coming down. that moves through honeybrook, a coat of that. it crossed route 100 near pottstown and crossing 422 be careful in those areas especially in malvern, cruel get clipped by this in a couple of minutes. downingtown it's lighter in media, and chadds ford. philadelphia it's light snow
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melting on the roads. woodbury, new jersey, berlin, medford, getting snow flurries, but not too bad. as you look at the visibilities you can see the brighter shades are causing you a problem. you have two miles in allentown, 1.7 in lancaster. in between the reporting sites with wilmington and lancaster it's going to be worse, as well. temperatures are below freezing in spots. 30 in allentown and reading, sitting at the freezing mark in philadelphia and below that in millville and dover tam and matt. british police want to thank someone who didn't just lend a hand, he lent a foot. he stuck out a foot tripping a suspected drug dealer who was running by. the civilian wandered off. police hope to find him so thank him for doing all the leg work. michigan governor rick snyder said he will not testify at the flinlt water crisis -- flint water crisis on capitol
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hill. the city needs $55 million to remove lead piping from the water system. the state attorney general is investigating the contamination. it is mobile to see involuntary manslaughter in the case if it led to legion airs outbreak in flint. mobile 6 is still out there on the move we'll take a live look at the road conditions we come right back. a newspaper man gets locked in his vending box and nobody hears his cries for help for days. of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl.
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commute. this is the boulevard past broad street just wet right here. but in some areas, especially the western suburbs we're noticing snow on the turn lanes and the ramps. the main highways are wet. we're not seeing a problem on the boulevard. route 47 westville, gloucester county. delsea drive has reopened. >> reporter: we have a stubborn batch of snow working through. western chester is getting rid of the heavy dose of snow as northern montgomery county. we have fairly low impact on the main roads as karen has been saying. there's a concern of sidewalks and side streets without the snow icing up overnight. temperatures have dipped below the freezing mark. if you're bundling the kids up. it's breezy with windchills in the 20s and this afternoon it gets better.
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9:00 we bump up above freezing, 36 degrees by 11:00. the high today will be 40 degrees we'll get that at 1:30 or 2:00 this afternoon dipping back to the mid 0s by dinnertime. new on "action news," city council in ferguson, missouri agreed to most of the proposal in the settlement to the justice department. it investigated the ferguson police and found the city force was discriminating gains -- against black citizens. the settlement will overhaul furgeson municipal court. they removed the requirement that the police salaries be raise. lapd released a photo moments after they pulled a trapped vendor out of his newspaper stand. he was stuck there for four days without food or water, someone heard the man yelling on monday and called for help. the vendor was weak and
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dehydrated but otherwise doing okay. a montgomery county man remembered for years and years, decades of service. david murphy mentioned some areas are seeing snow, mobile 6 is traveling through one of them, this is 202. we'll be right back.
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christians in the delaware valley and around the world will over the start of lent. ash wednesday is the start of 40 day of religious observation
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before easter. pope francis suggests being nice on social media might be a worthy goal. family and friends packed an montgomery county church to pay respects to an extraordinary local man. lawrence johnson was a member of the ame bethel church in ardmore. he passed away last week at the age of 108. he grew up in a tobacco farm we met his wife of 79 years. he drove m. he -- him or merv given and neln rockefeller. he loved cars and drove into he was 10 approximate. married almost 80 years, wow. 5:57. coming up at 6:00. montgomery county school district addresses a disturbing
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outbreak of fights at the school. enjoy the bruce springsteen concert from the boss' own seats. the boss being mayor jim kenny of course.
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good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., wednesday, february 10. here's what's happening. donald trump and bernie sanders surge to victories in new hampshire details on what comes next. arrests warrants may come soon after a melee at a old city club that may involve lesean mccoy. mobile 6 is outhe


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