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on "action news" tonight. as for the snow and wintry mix, the worst may be over, but it's been a long haul and the second phase goes through much of tomorrow. and that would be rain. a winter rain. around this time of year, more and more people start dreaming
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of springtime, and one of those persons is sitting at this desk. hey, what can i say? monday night, the big story is double scan radar. and the system that brought us know today is moving east. it is what is behind that that brings us the messy day tomorrow. and we have the latest on current conditions, but first we get the latest from accuweather double scan radar and meteorologist cecily tynan. >> jim, the storm system not done with us quite yet. the accumulating snow is over, ending a few hours ago. double scan live not a lot of white, but what you see a lot of especially north and west of i-95 is blue. this is freezing rain, and we have patches of heavier freezing rain moving through doylestown and another heading towards berks county. it is changing over to rain really across the interior south jersey and at the coast. with the cold air hanging on at
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the surface, freezing rain advisory has been posted for delaware, all the counties surrounding the i-95 corridor and the suburbs including the lehigh valley and berks county until 2:00 in the morning. the reason why, cold air is very heavy and dense. what we have happening, we have the warmer air riding above the colder air, the atmosphere has to warm from the top to the bottom. wildwood is 46 degrees. but in reading, it's 20 degrees cooler. that warmer air will slowly erode towards the northwest and warm everything over to plain rain. and then we have drier air moving in overnight. what to expect tonight, it will be all rain across the board. by 3:00 in the morning. temperatures continue to warm. by dawn, around 50 degrees. so i don't think we'll have any problems with the icing for the morning commute. kids, you are going to school. drizzle the morning rush, and a second part of the system bringing us high winds and heavy
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rain that could cause flooding. the details on that in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you. let's go live to chad pradelli in oaks, montgomery county. what is the situation in the northern and western suburbs? >> well jim, the rain or freezing rain picked up in the last hour. 10:00 we really had no precipitation. i want to show you down here, this is an untreated parking lot and you can see some of the snow from earlier this evening. now it's getting that crust from this frozen rain that is beginning to fall here. that behind me, that road behind that route 422. we have been watching the traffic from this vantage point and it is moving along nicely. but it looks like people are slowing down just a bit. we were out around the delaware valley, drivers need to use caution. tonight mother nature hit us with a dose of winter. the storm with a bit of
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everything, snow, sleet and rain. >> must have caught snow under the tires and trying to not hit the guy in front of me and turned into the skid and i came off the road. >> driving down route 23 in valley forge when he went off the road, just missing this tree. >> and i didn't go over this little embankment there, either. >> that is scary, could you have flipped the car. >> yeah, i am glad. >> and the crews spent the evening clearing sidewalks and applying salt. traffic light on the schuylkill expressway as darkness fell, the road conditions seemed to worsen on roads like 422. >> just came out 422 and it was really bad. it usually takes me 15-20 minutes to get here and it took me twice as long. >> and never getting his car starting, his message to drivers be careful. >> i am a little shaken up, but i'm ok. lived to talk about it, on the phone with the folks letting them know i am right.
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>> how are you at this point? >> i am done, i am done, i am done. i am ready for summer. [laughing] >> well with warming temperatures moving into the area, if looks like the road conditions and some surfaces like this parking lot are going to get a lot better over the coming hours. live in oaks, p.a., chad pradelli for channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, chad. and christie has been surveying the city of philadelphia and live on the parkway. christie? >> the snow and freezing rain left behind icy snowpack. sidewalks that are slick and slippery, not to mention slushry roads for drivers out tonight. one of the biggest things that residents say has been a challenge getting around today is the fact we had multiple elements in a short period of time. >> i was cleaning it up at at the hall so nobody slips and falls. >> and mother nature threw our
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region a curveball, snow and sleet and then ice and rain, four elements all in one day. >> a complete examp challenge m it from 11th to 3rd. >> and it is either one of the other. it is having a hard time now, mother nature is not cooperating. >> how would you describe how the roads are? >> really, really bad. it's like ice mixed with snow, which i didn't know it was going to be. and it's like sticking to the windshield even when you scrape it off. >> and deldot works to keep it clear, and back in center city. >> i can't wait, i am over this weather. >> the roads are passable, but every hour the salt trucks come through to treat the road because it is cold and may be slick and slippery in some areas.
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reporting live for channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the winter storm had an impact or travel in and out of philadelphia international airport throughout the day. at last check, about a dozen flights have been canceled, but the plow crews kept the runways clear. clear enough, and the majority of the planes were still taking off and still landing. you can visit 6abc.com/weather for live conditions as the rain falls tomorrow. there you can use street-level forecasting from stormtracker 6 live radar. also, be sure to follow our team of meteorologists on facebook and on twitter. other news at this our, a three-alarm fire ripped through an apartment building in newark, delaware tonight. fortunately the firefighters were able to contain it before it spread further into the complex. flames first broke out at 4:30 and grew anyone -- in intensity for more than an hour. fortunately nobody was hurt.
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the red cross is helping 12 familiar -- families displaced by the fire. trying to figure out what set off a deadly blaze in havertown this morning. they have not identity filed the victim pulled from the home on the 500 block of strathmore road only saying he was an elderly man. it took the firefighters about two hours to exititinguish the flames. efforts complicated by the wintry weather. in radnor arresting a freshman with lsd overdoses at villanova university. justin yim facing a list of drug charges tonight after investigators say they recovered 37 doses of lsd plus marijuana and close to $9,000 in cash from his dorm room at villanova. the police say he supplied the lsd that sent three students to the hospital over the weekend. yim faces expulsion. classes resumed at your
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ursinus following an outbreak affecting people. and a highly contagious no norovirus was to blame not food poisoning. and they say that extra custodial staff called in to continue the aggressive cleaning, sanitizing and the disinfecting of school buildings. an autopsy tomorrow on the woman found dead in a recycling bin in allentown. not only do they not know how she died, don't know she he is. 18 to 30 of asian dissent. 5-foot tall and 119 pounds with short, black hair. her body discovered yesterday in a recycling container in a parking lot in the 800 block of east tillman street. the police are asking anyone who
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knows who she is to please call them. new details about antoine scalia's health in the days before his death. and george w. bush back on the campaign trail, the first time tonight for his brother. and turning the table. a philadelphia teenager attacked in her high school receives an award for standing up to bullies. the snow is out of here, still dealing with freezing rain. tomorrow i am tracking heavy rain that will be moving through and could cause some localized flooding. the details in the accuweather feast. and plus, a big announcement about the next "star wars" movie and preparation for villanova-temple when "action news" continues tonight.
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there is new information coming out that suggests that antoine scalia was not in good health prior to his death this past weekend. this was the scene as scalia's casket was being flown from el paso to washington, and then arriving at dulles airport. a judge in texas is reporting
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talking to the physician for the supreme court who said scalanto scalia had history of heart issues and not well enough to go through surgery. and the successor discussion, beginning with mitch mcconnell declaring a new justice should be nominated by the next president. the republicans don't want a democratic president to change the political configuration of the court. and president obama says it is his constitutional authority to nominate adjust physician and that's what he will do. and pat toomey released a statement saying the next court appointment should be made by the newly-elected president. he, obama, certainly has the authority to do so, but let's be clear says toomey his nominee
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will be rejected by the senate. ♪ former president george w. bush delighted a big rally in charleston, south carolina today making his first appearance actually tonight. his first appearance on the campaign trail for his brother, jeb. and as much as he talked about jeb in the positive, he seemed to be talking in the negative about one donald trump. >> and i understand that americans are angry and frustrated. but we do not need someone in the oval office who mirrors and inflames our anger and frustration. >> asking them vote for someone who will be measured and thoughtful, that his brother. and jeb bush followed the president with the stronger speech of his campaign. saying i can beat hillary clinton, i can promise you that. trump is keeping up his
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attacks on ted cruz. using rhetoric that is harsh even for this campaign trail. trump said cruz is a totally unstable individual and is "the single biggest liar i have ever come across." and cruz responded today by saying trump has lost it and that his south carolina poll numbers must be plummeting. the democratic side, hillary clinton at the caucuses insisting that the senate's refusal to consider a nominee of president obama to succeed antoine scalia will not play well with voters and the democrats could retake control of the senate. bernie sanders held a rally in michigan meeting privately with families affected by the water crisis in flint. and welcoming pope francis today to one of the most poorest areas of mexico, thanking him for visiting calling attention to their reality that often go
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overlooked. and delaware county, high praise for a teenage girl for philadelphia who basically said i am not going to take it anymore. "action news" reporter dann cuellar with the story. >> and standing tall against bullying in her community. >> honored by a national advocately group. >> we are going to put this medal on your head because we believe you are a hero for what you have done. >> it touches my heart and means so much to me. >> a couple of weeks ago the sophomore at northeast high viciously attacked in the school bathroom and then the attackers posted on social media to humiliate her and she reposted it and a statement about bullying. >> i refuse to be held hostage
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and will not be bullied. >> the girls who beat her has been disciplined it was determined it was a mutual fight and she will be disciplined when she returned to the public school. and others say it is a street fight and they released a video saying how it began. >> and these girls, i just want them to understand there are consequences to your actions. >> the anti-bullying group have hired attorneys to look into the case. and the girl is attending cyber school and wants others to feel empowered. >> i want to help a lot of people. i want everyone receiving this to feel that way. the 58th annual grammy awards are wrapping up in los angeles. ed sheeran "thinking outloud
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"requesting the song ever the year and "traveller "requesting the best album. and kendrick lamar the winner of the best rap album. and his album "to pimp a butterfly" bringing him 11 nominations. and the next show, don't miss the oscars on the 28th of the glitz and glamor, the oscars begins at 7:00. on the heels of the biggest movie opening all time, disney announced that "star wars" episode 8 has begun filming. principle photography got underway today. and the studio released this teaser of the director brian johnson working on the set. and they announced cast members, benicio del toro, laura dern and new-comer kelly marie tran who gained popularity in online comedy visits and set for
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release december 2017. online videos, youtube videos. >> a way to get popular. >> and folks are becoming stars. >> social media you know. and i tell you that's a good place to be right now, inside your house watching those, not on the roads. we still have freezing rain out there, especially the northwest suburbs. and stormtracker showing right now switching over to rain south and east of i-95, but still have pockets of pretty intense freezing rain, some moving into lehigh valley. easton right now and allentown and berks county. one pocket moving right into reading right now. and to the south we also have some across parts of lancaster and chester county, downing town, westchester a heavier band through lancaster. this will be switching over to all rain by about 2:00 in the morning. you can see there is a huge battle going on. warm air moving up from the
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southeast. atlantic airport 47, wildwood 46. philadelphia, trenton and wilmington finally climbed above freezing. but reading 26, allentown 27 and the poconos 26 degrees. it's going to be the wee hours of the morning before we get the temperatures above freezing in the far northwest suburbs. satellite 6 and action radar showing what's going on right now. a warm front pushing through, this is all a piece of a much bigger storm system. the storm system actually spawned 15 reports of tornados across the deep south, and that's a cold front. that's what will be moving through tomorrow afternoon. futuretracker showing tomorrow morning not looking at a lot of heavy rain. a little bit of drizzle here or there, and notice the temperatures, 51 in philadelphia at 7:00 in the morning. even in the lehigh valley 46 degrees. i really think kids should be going to school tomorrow morning. then as we head later in the morning around 11:00, some pockets of rain cropping out north and west. and then it really gets heavy around 1:30 in the afternoon.
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temperatures close to 60 degrees, right ahead of the cold front. that goes through pretty quickly around 5:30. looking at the impacts of the weather tomorrow, 7:00 low impact. little drizzle and temperatures above freezing not a big deal. and rising and moderate by 10:00. the high impact around 1:00 when we get some heavy rain. 4:00 lessens and by 7:00 out of here. looking at a pretty good soaking in the middle of the day. generally 3/4 of an inch to an inch and a quarter. the morning rush hour a little drizzle, but the heavy rain on top of the ground that is frozen solid will be running off. we could have areas of localized flooding and wind a factor 40-50 miles per hour and could have wind gusts up to about 60 miles per hour at the shore early tomorrow afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, rainy, windy and very warm. our high up to about 59 degrees. wednesday, it will be breezy with some sunshine, 46. we dropping it down to 40 on
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thursday. mostly sunny skies. heading into the weekend friday looking nice, 45 degrees. and this weekend is going to be very warm for february. 58 degrees on saturday. sunday 54. could have a shower on saturday. and monday a few showers with a high of 48 degrees. and, of course, david murphy will be here on "action news" beginning at 4:30 to track the temperatures which should be warm and rain later in the day. >> thank you. and several apps and programs these days to motivate people to exercise more. on "healthcheck" tonight, researchers studied which approach works best. turning out the stick is more effective than the carrot. giving an exercise goal of 7,000 steps a day. one group paid a cash reward when they got there. the others had to pay a penalty if they didn't. those who had to pay were significantly more likely to
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>> it has been a tight game the past couple of years. we just know they are going to bring it. they are tough, we're tough and it's going to be an ugly fight. >> it is always a great game with two traditionally great programs that have a really stopping passion for basketball. and both teams take pride in representing philadelphia basketball. so about as good as it gets. over in north philadelphia, temple preparing for its biggest game of the season. the owls have straightened things out lately, winning a season high five straight games and have a few wins over top 25 teams this season. the owl does not seem intimidated by nova. >> villanova the number one team i think we can beat them. we have beaten two ranked teams so i think we have a good shot. >> the better the program you play the more nervous and afraid and apprehensive and all of those things, but it's what we live for. you live for the juice and this is a great juice game.
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>> the juice sports cast. when the clock strikes midnight the eagles gain a tool towards keeping sam bradford here. midnight the teams can put the franchise team on the league players preventing them from signing elsewhere. the birds have until march 1 to use that designation. if not, bradford can test the open market beginning march 9. the flyers struggling to find victories, to move up in the standings. thankfully off, dropping five of the last six games. and they will visit the new jersey devils. ahead, spring training almost here and the manager discusses his starting rotation. what is in stone and what's not. ♪
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if you need your baseball fix, the wait is nearly over. phillies pitchers and catchers due to report in clearwater for spring training on wednesday. this will be a young team. look to further for the starting rotation. aaron nola in line to be the eighth but nothing set in stone yet. >> i know that nola and eickhoff here the top. >> that is 1, 2, 3 in your mind? >> i won't say 1, 2, 3, but i am kind of projecting them to be at the top of the rotation. u.s. women's national team facing puerto rico in group play. and lloyd scoring on a penalty kick.
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u.s. crushes puerto rico 10-0. 10-0. if you are not familiar with so soccer, that is 100-0 in football. "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel 6 followed by night line. his guests tonight david spade, da and music mashup monday from panic! at the sisqo. for cecily tynan, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner. ♪
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- david spade -- derek hough -- and it's mashup monday with music from "panic! at the sisqo" with cleto and the cletones. and now, you've got it -- here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪

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