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>> good morning everyone, it is 4:30 a.m., on this thursday, december 15. here's what we're following for you. >> many of us are waking up to a coating of snow on the ground. it's freezing cold for everyone. >> president-elect trump meets with executives from the top tech firms in the county. >> more than 30 years in the making, why flyers fans are celebrating this morning. >> from the ice to the icy conditions, let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: the icy air is surge into the delaware and the lehigh valley. we have lingering snow showers
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in dover, delaware, floating toward the coast at this point. we have a coating of snow not only on the grassy surfaces, but there could slick spots on the roads, as well. there you see the satellite image be cloud cover in the process of getting out of here, we'll see no worst than mostly sunny skies throughout the day. 34 degrees in philadelphia. 28 in millville. notice how it's colder to the north and west, and there's cold air to the west of us that's in the process of being drawn in. we think the numbers will go down quickly this morning. in terms of the wind. the windchill feeling like 24. 24 in wilmington. teens in the northern and western suburbs and these numbers will have a tendency to drop over the next 3 to 4 hours. the temperature drop it's a weired upside down down day, by 7:00 a.m. 25. noon, 23. 3:00 p.m., 21, 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., sitting on or about
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20, the windchills will make it feel like the upper single digits at times through the afternoon on act of a strong biting blustery wind. tomorrow, things look cold, things get better on the weekend, friday into saturday we'll have wintry precipitation across the region. >> reporter: we had a bit of precipitation you want to watch for slick spots on the roads. be careful as you head out. looking live on the vine street expressway shut down in both directions from the construction, should reopen at 5:00 a.m. dry on the roads, grassy surfaces getting snow, but for the most part the roads are dry. you will see slick spots here and there. on the vine, construction going on. accident on the boulevard in the inner drive northbound at 5th street. watch for that on the scene. crews on i-95 and this is a live look southbound between academy and bridge street where we had the left lane blocked causing
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problems there. a good shot of the road surfaces, nice and dry. you could see a slick spot or two. wherever it's shiny it's slick. >> a little of snow a lot of traffic could make for a bad combination during the morning commute. annie mccormick is live in penn pennsauken, new jersey with a look at the conditions. >> reporter: i want to give you a look at the snow we had overnight. it's not a lot, it's what i like to call starter snow, it's just the of winter. i want to give you a look at route 70 in camden county. we just saw a salt truck go by, the roads look slick, they are not icy, they did pretreat the roads on route 70 and route 38 and when we went over the ben franklin bridge, penndot did there share as far as pretreating the roads with salt
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there. you can see it's wet, but not slick. take a look at the video, my hometown, moors town, new jersey, main street, the snow is falling there, it looks like a piece out of it's a wonderful life. there's a little bit of snow when you wake up, in moorestown looks like there's a lot of snow that fell, when you wake up, you will see it on the grass and cars, back out here live in pennsauken, it's cold out. i can't feel it, because i have four layers on. i have a down jacket and 6abc hat. if you're going to the bus, you want to layer, if you're walking anywhere, is as for right now it's not too bad, as long as you layer, but coming in around 3:00 a.m., we did see it was a little bit warmer and now the temperatures as david said are starting to drop. we'll see what's what's to comee
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next half-hour. you can see people are out early in camden county. reporting live in pennsauken, and channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> the snowy and cold conditions stretched across philadelphia and south jersey, this is what it looked like a short time in absecon, atlantic county. while cars have a thin layer of snow on top, route 30 is clear. drivers should be cautious about slippery conditions 0 this morning. if you're traveling for the holidays, you'll have company. aaa is projecting 1.1 million area residents are going to travel by car. the airlines will see 78,000 philadelphia area travelers, triple a said increased consumer optimism is contributing to the travel. a fiery crash in the
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feltonville section on the boulevard at 3:00 a.m. the driver lost control and hit a tree, the car burst into flames. the first responders pulled the driver from the wreckage. they took the person to einstein hospital in serious condition. a 13-year-old girl was stabbed in the handle at a septa transportation center. she was in a fight with another girl after school when she was stabbed in the hallway yesterday afternoon. police are searching for the person who attacked the teenage girl. this is a bag containing 110,000 pounds of nickel, not the coins, but the metal itself. chester county authorities say 8 employees at the steel plant in south coatesville was involved in stealing nickel brickettes
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over a period of time. the metal was sold. >> reporter: at one point they took a super sack of nickel out which weighs over two thousand kilograms. it was so heavy, the cargo truck they loaded it into started to tip up on from the back wheels. >> the total hall was $1 million of the metal. the employees sold it for scrap as less than half its worth. one of the thieves ratted out the accomplices. >> a woman is charged in connection with a hit-and-run that injured a delaware boy. marcia williams hit the boy on december 5. williams turned herself in tuesday night, she told the detectives she knew she hit something, but didn't know what, she was charged with leaving the scene of a collision and failing to report the crash.
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councilman he had mitchell wag led to his arrangement for his alleged involvement in a kickback scheme. authorities say the scheme involved tom will laureled who owned a local security company and lasted from 2009 to 2015. the alleged scheme began to unrational when the employee found hidden cameras in borough hall. president-elect trump will bring the thank you tour to the keystone state. they will hold a rally in hershey tonight. trump has tapped the niece of mitt romeny and the current chair of the republican party. trump held a tech summit at trump tower in new york city. top executives from the top tech firms in the country discussed growing jobs in the industry.
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>> there's nobody like the people in this room. anything we can do to help this go along, we'll be download for you, you'll call my people, you'll call me, it doesn't make any difference we have no formal chain of command around here. >> trump as daughter ivanka will have an active role in her father's administration and office in the east wing and assume the duties signed to the first lady. renewed sanctions against iran become law overnight because bomb did not sign the legislation. the white house said it would sign it. iran's president vowed to respond arguing that go against the terms of the new nuclear deal. president-elect trump is critical of the deal that sent
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billions of dollars to iran. the flyers had a 4-3 win over the colorado avalanche. last time they won ten games in a row was 1985. they hope to extend their double digit streak they go toward their saturday game. >> they never won ten games with ericdross. >> find out how the amtrak transit will be pro active about sleep engineers. >> reporter: cold on the bus stop this morning notice how temperatures are falling dramatic between 6 and 8:00 a.m. the wind will have a tendcy to pup during -- tendency to pup
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during that period -- pick up during that period, as well. you want to keep the bundled this afternoon, i'll have the complete call from accuweather and the snow/rain event coming in friday night into saturday, that's all ahead.
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blowing whiteout conditions caused authorities in buffalo, new york to close interstate yesterday. snow band created slick roads and reduced visibility. buffalo niagara international airport has flight delays and cancellations due to the snow this morning. >> good thing we don't have a big lake around here. >> reporter: got a little bit of snow, some of you got a coating on the lawn. temperatures right now are in the process of dropping a little bit. storm tracker 6 live double scan
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though shows you most of the area is dry, as we go in tighter in south jersey there's light lingering snow showers that are popping through for another hour. as we look outside, we have cold conditions, temperatures in spots are still above freezing, that would include philadelphia, that won't last for long, there's dilworth plaza at city hall. and traffic getting along okay in center city. karen rogers will have more on that coming up. the temperatures 34 degrees above freezing which is good. winds west/northwest 15 miles per hour. that will draw in the colder air as we go into the morning, pretty quickly we'll be in the 20s. future tracker 6 showing you there's a slight chance of a snow squall here or there, most of us won't get it, if you see it, you will see a burst of snow on the grass and roads, as well. getting colder it's an upside down day. up above freezing right now,
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8:00 a.m., 23. the high on the board is 23 degrees, technically it will be closer to 34, something like that right now. i want to demonstrate what it will feel like most of the time while you're outside. we're looking at single digit windchills through most of the day. 14 at 4:00 p.m., as the colder air comes in, that's what it looking at terms of how it feels. these are not the daily highs they are right now or chaf hours hours -- couple of hours ago. this afternoon, expect to be in the teens. down the shore, mid 20s. cold and windy. the next system we have comes in late friday night new through saturday. the looks like it will be fairly warm, it will be cold to saturday out, the warm front comes in that's going to start us out with a wintry mix of snow
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and freezing rain or sleet and quickly changing over to rain. here's what future tracker 6 has on that, looks like this comes in after midnight. 1:30 a.m. saturday you're looking at snow sweeping through a good portion of the region. by the next morning, the warm air beginning to push up. looks like most of the precipitation we'll see from philadelphia south will be rain. there could be snow on the ground before the change. you want to be careful driving around early saturday morning this is 7:00 a.m. philadelphia south changing over. in the northern suburbs there's a chance of freezing rain or sleet. snow in the lehigh valley. later in the morning on saturday, looks like it gets warm enough before everything changes over to rain. the afternoon on saturday is cloudy, it will dry out. what to expect on the ground before the change over to rain, maybe a little bit in south jersey, that will wash away. one to three in philadelphia, that will wash away. up in the poconos a little bit more. a bitter wind during the daytime
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especially late morning and the afternoon. we'll see 23 for the daytime high. bitter wind makes it feel like 9 or worse. bitter told on friday, 28 degrees. saturday, ice and snow changing to rain, 48. sunday, high of 60. we're back in the 30s, monday and tuesday, when we're not on the air get the latest information at 6abc.com/weather. there will be a lot to keep your eyes on as we head into and through the weekend. >> thank you, david. >> reporter: you're welcome. >> a pile of rubble is what is left of a north dakota home. propane is to blame for the explosion that killed two people. neighbors say the blast sent debris flying 100 feet in the air. the fire marshal's office is
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investigating. dylan roof murder trial defense rested yesterday without calling a single witness. the prosecution witness was polly shepherd a survivor of the killing spree. she hid under a table while calling 911. roof faces the death penalty if convicted. 11 transit train operators will be removed from duty after the investigation of a deadly crash. the crash in hoboken killed one and injured 100 other side. the engineer suffered sleep apnea. engineers and conductors who show potential fatigue will be removed until they can document that they can control the condition. new jersey transit will let the engineers keep working as long as they are treated. >> the most googled things of
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2016. find out the most searched topics. >> a vet in ohio used the same antidote to treat a puppy that's use on people who use heroin. we'll tell you what happened in a little indicates.
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>> reporter: good morning, everybody, looking live on the schuylkill expressway it is dark ride in mobile 6 is up and about driving along the schuylkill expressway heading toward the blue route. you can see the road conditions are clear on the schuylkill expressway. you want to watch for any slick spots as we had a dusting of snow in some spots sticking to the grassy surfaces. here's a different shot. you can see a little bit of snow, parts of the median and the sidewalk not much on the roads. this is a live look at 26th street at penn rose avenue in south philadelphia by the platt bridge. at any time point you could have the roads being slick as the temperatures are plummeting and we had that dusting of snow. let's switch the camera view, this is the ramp at i-95 452 in delaware. you have to be careful on the ramps. you can see the snow reaching the sides of the ramps that
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people are driving through at this point. for the most part it's on the grassy surfaces off to the sides. only the ramps we're seeing snow and slick spots, i-95 the ramp at 4352. because of the dusting we have crews on the atlantic city expressway eastbound black horse pike salting, doing their job give them room. >> pokemon go was the most trending topic in 2016 and iphone and donald trump. 429 million-dollar payout in june, the death of musician prince was second in u.s. search. time to take a look at business, yahoo has learned that a billion account were hacked in 2013. hackers may have gotten your
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name and e-mail and birth date and answers to security questions. bank account and credit card information has not been taken. change your password and reset your security questions. the department of transportation has slapped american airline with 1 point of million dollar fine because they allowed dozens of flights to stay on the tarmac for longer than three hours. american has a hub and operators the majority of their flights at phl. news of an interest rate hike by the federal reserve, the dow fell 118 points. in houston you can step up to a vending machine and walk away with a new car. it's 8 stories tall and holds 30 cars. you don't have to deal with haggling, you just pay and get
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the cards. you know how you get a bag of doritos and the ring goes halfway, and you go -- how about if that happens to a car do you shake the whole building? >> i think you just walk away and get somebody to get your car. >> an update on the conjoined twins who were recently separated. >> and we'll find out what led up to a deadly shooting at an okay okay city airport. an ohio couple is facing
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charges because their puppy managed to ingest heroin. a vet treated the pitbull with the same medication used to block opioid effect in humans. this is not the first time the puppy was exposed to heroin. the owners were charged with cruelty to animals. >> conjoined twins who were separated two months ago have left the hospital and begun rehab. the 13-month-old boys were separated during a 27 hour surgery in new york. the boys will undergo months of rehab.
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