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tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, david and karen, niewnls is the word. -- nuisance is the word. >> reporter: technically the winter weather advisory kicks in at 10:00 p.m. tonight. although the bulk of the snow holds off until after midnight. temperatures well above freezing most of the precipitation winding down by the coast. something to prepare for overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. we're looking at sunshine some of the clouds to the south and west of us will roll in as the day goes on. 28 degrees, cold, 26 in wilmington. 25 in trenton. 28 in philadelphia. 23 in allentown and reading. even though there's not much wind out there, there's enough to give us a windchill in the teens in allentown, trenton, millville and wilmington over at the airport in atlantic city. feels like 12 in reading. as we take a look at the bus stop forecast well, 6:00, 26. 8:00 a.m., 28. not a lot of wind, but a little
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on the brisk side, clear, coat weather as you wait for big mr. yellow. 29 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 33 by 11:00 a.m. the high today is 39 degrees by 3:00 p.m. notice how the clouds get thicker as we go through the afternoon and evening. snow pulls in the nighttime hours. i'll show you the arrival and departure on future tracker 6 and what to expect. we anticipate a little bit of slick spots later today and early tomorrow morning. 42 northbound traffic at creek road. we have police activity off to the right-hand side. it cleared, traffic moving better, we're live on the blue route, good shot of the road conditions, no weather-related problems today except for the fact it's cold out there. we have an issue in tinicum township. we have a vehicle fire. we're hearing it's a taxi cab governor prince boulevard bartram avenue. crews are in the process of
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clearing it out. situation improving at governor prince boulevard at batter -- bartram avenue. i-95 light traffic flow to start you off on a thursday morning. the lehigh valley highway that killed five people has reopened. katherine scott is live in the satellite center with details on that. >> reporter: matt, this was a horrific crash the injuries were so fear, that forensic testing is necessary to positively identify the five victims in the crash. the coroner has determined that two of the victims are female and one male, but further examination is needed for the other two victims. the autopsy will be conducted today. it was not like anything i've seen before. >> reporter: 13-year-old daniel stout watched the accident unfold at 4:00 p.m.
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cell phone video shows the moments after the character and tractor-trailer collided on 222. he ran outside the home and called 911. i saw a line of fire and i saw the truck engulfed in flames on its side. i couldn't even see the car. >> reporter: it happened at the route 100 split. the vehicles hit head own, two occupants of the subaru were ejected, all five were pronounced at the scene. the driver of the tractor-trailer of allentown escaped with minor injuries. investigators brought in all available resources to reconstruct the crash. there was a tractor trailer driving south on route 222. for unknown reasons a vehicle driving north was traveling north an crossed over the center median over the grass, caused an head-on collision to the tractor-trailer. >> reporter: chopper 6 hd was over the scene last night. the road was closed for more
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than nine hours, it could be several weeks before forensic testing positively identifies the victims. so far investigators have not been able to determine what caused the subaru to travel over the median. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thank you, katherine. this is video of a rollover crash that injured two people in northeast philadelphia. two cars collided along the boulevard at grant avenue at 3:30 a.m., the victims are in stable condition. the accident scene has been cleared and the roadway has been reopened. there will be extra security the tacony academy charter school in wissinoming section. swunl sent a student -- someone sent a student that social media post that led to the school to shut down and sparked a police investigation. the parents of the student who received the threat showed the school the picture and school officials contacted police. the philadelphia district attorney is investigating what
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appears to be a self-defense shooting in queen village. this is newly released surveillance of the wounded suspects. one young man suffering a gunshot to the stomach sits down outside a bar. his friend puts his hand to his neck and shoulder wound behind. they are accused of attacking an orderly couple. according to the attorney, the 65-year-old victim turned the table. they attacked him, he begged them to stop. he explained he has a firearm. they said they don't care, they punched him in the face. the businessman who opened fire has a license to carry a gun. police in berks county are investigating an incident of someone tossing rocks at passing motorists. this is some of the damage to five vehicles that were targeted. jason coyle's suv was hit by a rock in reading monday night.
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he said his wyche and daughter were covered in glass -- his wife and daughter were covered in glass. witnesses say they saw two juveniles throwing the rocks. republican ben carson will not be participating in the debate in michigan and sees no path toward the nomination. donald trump will have more on his healthcare plan and and he will fails moderator megyn kelly , seven months after the first heated debate. bernie sanders is looking ahead to the michigan primary on tuesday, he told a rally at michigan state university that trade policy like nafta that hillary clinton supported shutters manufacturer companies
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across the country. let's turn to accuweather, the roads are warmed up from the temperatures that's good when you get the snow tonight. >> reporter: it's good, the high sun angle helps, temperatures are going a tad below freezing, sidewalks, side streets will be slippery tomorrow morning. as we look outside, we have clear skies, over the region looking south from the temple university sky6 live hd atop morgan hall. i had a chance to tour that the other week, it's pretty nice. these kids have it good. you want to bundle up across the region. 23 in allentown. 23 in reading, 25 in trenton. 26 in wilmington, only 21 in millville. not much wind, but enough to give you windchills in the
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teens. it's all the extra gear coming out of the closet this morning. as we look at satellite, not a lot of cloud cover in the immediate region. we expect to start the day sunny and the clouds increase as the day goes on. we'll get snow later tonight. 31 degrees at.m. 39 is the high. 39 in trenton. 40 in cape may, new jersey. not a lot of wind today, sun and clouds. future tracker 6 shows you by 6:00 p.m. the clouds will get thicker especially from the southwest. won't see any snow around here until 10:00 until snow showers start to develop. we go into the overnight hours and the snow fills in, when we're on the air at 4:30, we'll have snow to show you on storm tracker 6 live double scan. it will be light, but the timing is not great. as we get to 9:00.
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the northern and western suburbs are giving up the snow. we expect the whole thing to be off the coast by midday, maybe early afternoon. we're looking at a half inch to an inch on most models. although we think there's a chance of some areas getting as high as 2 across the bulk of the area. plan for one to two inches. if you luck out and only get a coating up north, good for you. in cape may county and southern two-thirds of delaware, these are the best chances of getting up over 2 inches. i don't think anybody will go over 3 inches. as we go toward the rush hour, the temperatures are coming up and the high sun angle helps out. high temperature, 39 degrees. light snow arrives overnight be careful walking around on areas that have not be treated. 39 is the high, the snow will end during the early afternoon. saturday, clouds increase, high
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of 45. sunday morning, a light rain or snow shower around, afternoon looks dry with an improved temperature of 48. speaking of improvement, monday we turn milder, high of 60. 68 on tuesday, we alluded to this yesterday, it looked like this ridge next week will get us into the 70s wednesday is the day it happens. 72 degrees is the high. thursday looks good, more clouds, but in the low 70s, very, very nice numbers coming up next week. funny that you said it's the first time we've reached the 70s since christmas eve. >> reporter: 71 on christmas eve. not the time to expect that but that's the last time it happened. why students and staff at one new jersey school will be drinking bottled water. a mom is outrage because her son was sent home in just his underware.
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>> reporter: traffic is crawling by on i-95 northbound. the accident at bartram avenue has cleared. we'll have more coming up right after this. look around pennsylvania and it's not hard to spot winners. and with over 2 million winners of match 6, cash 5, and treasure hunt every single month, that's hardly a surprise. winners, winners everywhere! play today! loowith confidence includesout having beautiful feet. my newest beauty routine secret starts in the shower. discover the latest innovation from amopé. the new pedi perfect wet & dry. now get effortless hard skin removal on dry or wet skin.
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main street. it's a chilly start, just when you think old man winter is gone, not yet. high of 31. put the golf clubs back in the basement. >> reporter: relax, just a couple of days. we have a vehicle fire, i-95 northbound the off ramp to bartram avenue. it was blocked, we're seeing a lane of traffic get by at times. we see police and emergency workers on the scene, accident and vehicle fire, i-95 northbound the off-ramp to bartram avenue creating a backup. it's not a situation we've seen flames. although they are calling it a vehicle fire, we see damage on one of the vehicles as they went in tighter there. this this is i-95 at cottman, southbound traffic heading toward center city moving just
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fine i-95 in this area southbound at cottman. looking good in the region. we have construction kingston way street road and old street road. construction that began yesterday, it will last a little while, we'll be dealing with this one until april. a minor accident south monroe street in media. how about the temperatures, 28 degrees in philadelphia. in the low 20s in allentown. 20 in mount pocono. 21 in millville. it's colder this morning than yesterday morning, 25 degrees colder through most of the region. 30 degrees colder in allentown. we're getting back to reality, even below that with a high of 39. matt. thank you, karen. a contamination scare forced a school in central jersey to shut off the water fountain. samples from the fountains contain high levels of a solvent
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that's used to making car parts an plastics. schools officials are making sure sure the water system is safe. a white alabama police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. montgomery police officer aaron smith shot and killed gregory gone outside his home thursday. he reported seeing a suspicious person on routine patrol before the two men got into a scuffle. a georgia mother is furious after a teacher sent her 4-year-old son home on the bus in her underwear. he accidently soiled his pants on friday afternoon. the she said the school didn't do enough to prevent her son from from being humiliated. how do you walk by a school of teachers and get on the bus in your underwear in 40-degree weather. the school said the teacher
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resign. the principal said the pre-k student was put on a bus with a sweatshirt tied around his waist to conceal his underwear while alternative clothing was locatedded, but it was never found. the new transportation hub in new york city is set to open. the transportation center contains 75,000 square feet of food and retail space and retractible skylight. the designer said it is to honor those they don't died in the september 11th attack. nice to see that area get ahead. "el chapo" wants to be used to the united states. we'll tell you why. we'll introduce you to the coolest dog on the internet. >> reporter: take a look at the kids, we have them bundled up in
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extra gear because it's in the 20s and it will stay in the 20s through this afternoon. i'll have the day planner forecast next. a 7-year-old bore
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has become an internet sensation, he spends his day chasing birds off the runway at a michigan airport. you can see him decked out in goggles and ear must muffs and y clips. they are sunglasses to protect his eyes. the ear muffs are for sound when he is close to aircraft. vest lifts him up to do all cool
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things with him. >> reporter: he started working at the airport last year. he doesn't get a paycheck, he receives plenty of treats. herding sheep that's for wimps. >> reporter: he looks cool in the goggles. emergency workers on the scene, this is an accident and vehicle fire not seeing any flames, but he were he see police on the scene, off ramp at i-95 northbound at bartram avenue they are intermittently blocking it. traffic is getting by at times. we see it slowing down i-95 northbound at off ramp to bartram avenue. meanwhile, mass transit is on time. we are cold in the northern and western suburbs, temperatures in the pid to -- mid to upper 20s. windchills in the teens in a lot of spots. in the 30s closer to the shore. mid 20s elsewhere.
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and lower 20s around vineland. 29 degrees by 9:00 a.m. up over freezing by 11:00 a.m. you'll get a high of 39 degrees that will be around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. notice how the clouds increase in the afternoon and evening. of course late tonight we have light snow arriving that will continue through the early part of tomorrow morning. hopefully wrapping up around midday. watch out for side streets and sidewalks, none treated surfaces only one to two inches tonight into tomorrow morning. of course, you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. new this morning, mexican drug lord "el chapo" will face
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charges in the u.s. if he gets into a minimum security prison. he wants to escape harsh conditions at his current prison near mexico city. he said the guards won't let him sleep. he has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in mexico. a california mother who thought her 5-year-old had a sinus infection found out what was making her sick. she had a safety pin stuck in her nostril. she told her mom she forgot to tell her mother about a castle she was making 6 months ago. once it fell out, all the symptoms disappeared. the iditarod in alaska is trucking in snow for the famous race. 7 freight cars are full of snow.
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race officials have reduced the ceremonial start down to 3 miles from it's normal 11-mile route. drexel is making plans for a big expansion. find out about the new mobile payment app. you can pay without taking the phone out of your pocket. that's at 6:00 a.m.
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to a corrupt e-mail the person thought was legitimate. no patient information has compromised however. fbi and internal revenue service are involved in the investigation. drexel university is sharing its plans to transform a section of the city near 30th street station. they are pouring $3.5 billion into the 13-acre project. called schuylkill yartd it will take -- yard it will stake shape over the next 20 years, it will have retail spaces, research labs and residential spaces. they will break ground by the end year. flights to cuba are taking off at philadelphia international. that's next in our market watch report. the military is looking for a good hackers, they hope their work will boost cyber security at the pentagon.
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6:00 a.m., thursday, march 3. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, we have developing news. traffic tragedy five people were killed when a car collided with a tractor-trailer and went up in flames in the lehigh valley. we're live with the developments. accuweather is tracking snow that could make tomorrow's commute is bit messy. astronaut scott kelly returned home to an american appear themed gift from -- an american-themed gift from dr. jill biden. let's

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