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old rain, like so many of the storms, it's all will location, location, location. we have live team cover annual, "action news" reporter, bob brooks is out in the wintry mix. >> we begin with chris sowers who is tracking the winter storm as the moves through. chris. >> reporter: good morning to you, guys, as a meteorologist this is the worst kind of weather you ever want to forecast. it's straight ice. we had snow first thing this morning now we've changed over to freeze rain. this is a grill in in garnet county, the ice is a half inch thick. the exception of the rule is along the jersey shore like right on the water, places like avalon, stone harbor, sea isle, you have change over to plain rain. this is the scene for everybody's. here's double scan live, i'm make a couple of zooms you're seeing blue on the map. that's the freezing rain. we would sleet this morning, now
it's turned over to rain. let's make a couple of zooms, the first stop will take it into south jersey where they are starting to switch over to plain rain now. that's in cumberland and salem counties in the southern portions at that. most of south jersey picking up the freezing rain. glassboro, a sheet of ice. medford lakes, a sheet of ice. to the north, where you picked up a coating to an inch of snow you, too, have gone over to the lehigh valley. lehigh valley sheet of ice. pottstown, sheet of ice. outside town, fleetwood, everything untreated has chaipghtd over -- changed over to a sheet of ice. aloft temperatures are above freezing that's why appear also it is raining. when the rain hits the surface, surface temperatures are well below the freezing mark of 32. 27 in quakertown, 28 in warrington. freezing mark, 32 for center city.
vineland and gandys beach close to the freezing mark, glassboro, # 1 -- 31 and woodbine, 33 degrees. things are improving, but we have a long way together. informant northwest suburbs changeover time 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. if at all possible stay home. don't venture outdoors unless it's necessary. i-95 metro area between 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., that's when you change over for delaware and south jersey we are changing over now. when i come back in just a few minutes, i'll have another timeline for future tracker 6. i'll let you know when this gets out of here, we're talking 60s tomorrow in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> can't wait for the 60s, if you have to run errand you may warrant to hold off for a little bit. sky6 live hd shows it's a messy morning out there on this last weekend of holiday shopping. snow, freezing rain and plain rain has been soaking the region. >> take a look at this, this is how it looked in deptford,
gloucester county earlier this morning. the snow coated parking lots near the deptford mall. looks like a picture-perfect post postcard in collingswood camden county. snow covered sidewalks and streets along haddon avenue. bob brooks is watching conditions near a shopping destination. >> he is live in king of prussia near the mall which is so busy this time of the year. bob what is it looking like? >> reporter: chris was talking about a sheet of ice, standings on the sidewalk we had snow in the morning and now freezing rain and take a look, the sheet of ice is happening right here. you can see on the sidewalk here it's forming all over the place, making things dangerous for drivers on the road this morning. if you're out there, please be safe. at first it started to snow in upper darby it was falling fast on city line avenue in philadelphia, too, it was coming down all over the delaware valley.
road crews were out in full force. early this morning drivers were ready and eager to get out and keep your roads clear. in a snowstorm we do 12 hours, four hours rest, 12 hours back on. >> prepped about 7 trucks for salt, plows, everything is ready to go we're ready for a foot regardless of what we get. >> reporter: make the roads safe. >> that's it. make the roads safe. >> reporter: the snow changed to freezing rain. sure enough around 7:00 a.m., freezing rain started sticking to everything. city of philadelphia officials say they took action yesterday in preparation for it. 70 trucks were filled with salt. they have 50,000 tons of salt at their disposal. penndot said they were ready to deploy 340 trucks throughout the area. with freezing rain there's only so much you can do. one thing you should not do is drive. if you have to hit the roads,
take extreme caution. >> slow down, you'll get where you're going, slow down. when you see our trucks stay back, don't cut in between the plow trucks while they are salting. >> reporter: the freezing rain continues to fall, i might shake the camera real quick. i want to show everyone, just get some of the ice off here. this is from the tripod you can see in my hand, the freezing rain is sticking to everything out here, that includes the roads. we're by the king of prussia mall you'll be doing last minute christmas shopping, please, be careful on your way here. reporting live in king of prussia, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> take it slow. thank you. the snow and ice has caused what philadelphia international airport caused a traffic management program for arriving rights flights. arrivals are delayed for about around hour. keep an eye out for possible delays on septa trains heading
to and from the airport. call 1-800-phl-gate to check on the status of your flights. the delays are relate to do snow in the midwest and other places. penndot.com gives you a look at where snowplows are working this morning. they have 320 trucks out in the immediate area. if you see them, give them room and don't cut them off while they are working. >> stay with 6abc.com/weather throughout the morning for the latest on this snow, ice and rain. storm tracker 6 live radar predicted it would change over to rain. check in with our meteorologists on social media follow them an facebook and twitter. >> we have a story that was breaking this morning, the fire at bordentown public works building is under control.
fire started at municipal drive at 5:40 a.m. the building stores equipment for public works employees. there were no reports of any injuries. a mother and her child were hurt by a late-night fire in west philadelphia. the flames forced them to take some desperate measures. they jumped from their burning home on the 1400 block of north 61st street. crews found the woman and her 4-year-old son lying on the sidewalk. both had burns and cuts and bruises from the fall. they are being treat the this morning at the hospital. from the delaware newsroom there's a settlement of the fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair by police. the city will pay $1.5 million to the family of 28-year-old mcdole. police say he was reaching for a gun and refused to put his hands
up. the city and its officers admit to wrong doing in the settlement. donald trump has the final thank you tour stop in alabama today. trump talked about what his foreign policy will look like while in orlando, florida, he vowed to keep radical islamic terrorists out of the country and talked about plans for rebuilding infrastructure in the u.s. instead of buildings foreign nations. >> when americans are unified there's nothing we can do, no task too great no dream too large, no goal beyond our reach. >> trump did not address president obama's news conference. president obama made it clear he thought vladimir putin himself was involved in the hacking of the dnc and clinton campaign e-mails. the president threatened to use american cyber muscle to retaliate interference in the presidential election. all eyes were on the singer
belting out the national anthem at the 76ers game. ♪ seven streeter sang the anthem. she wore the we matter shirt can caused the organization to replace her during a game in october. at that time the team said it violated the policy against performers making personal statements. the decision upset some players and the sixers apologized and invited her back. >> i'm so happy an unfortunate situation was turned around an become something positive. i was very proud to sing the anthem and wear my we matter jersey. it's been a great experience. >> she said she loves her country, but wanted to be better. >> the flyers are down in dallas, texas putting their ten game win streak on the line. the team's longest undefeated
run since 1985. the orange and black's latest win 4-3 in colorado. they have come from behind in several victory. they are suddenly among the top teams in all of hockey. good news for the city struggling when it comes to sports. 9:10 much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. sixers icon, alan iverson salutes the fans, but he may have taken a dig at currents players. >> snow is making driving down right dangerous in parts of the country. >> reporter: snow and ice are the big problems out there this morning. i'll have the details, plus, 60 is arriving by tomorrow. i'll have the latest in just a few minutes. so glad you staye,
9:13 is the time. 32 degrees, the action cam live in warminster, bucks county. this is at the street road and york road it turned to rain before 6:00 a.m. in the area this morning. looks like all the precipitation has stopped. the roads are slushy and icy. if you have to go out, takes it easy, we don't want to cause any accidents out there. >> that's if you have to go out. >> like you did. >> i was telling them i was driving this morning it was 20 miles per hour i almost crashed into one of the medians,
i cnld at one point -- i acknowledged continue i was not going to stop. >> reporter: it's easier to drive on snow than ice because you can't get traction on the ice. like you said you were only doing 20 miles per hour, that's all it takes a little bit of ice to create big, big problems. unfortunately we're seeing a whole lot more than a little bit of ice. conditions are dangerous this morning. as we've been mentioning all morning long if at all possible stay home wait for temperatures to get above the freezing mark and venture outdoors. this was sent in by brian he is in downingtown. it is just a sheet of ice. look at the sidewalks, the driveways, the roads, everything is completely grazed over. he said downingtown looks like a complete mess at this point. so, again, just be very, very careful. double scan live showing the good news we are starting to see the rain the green and yellow
shades that are starting to creep further and further to the north. they are getting into most of south jersey, dealing with a lot of ice, at least the rain line is creeping farther to the north. we'll put and end to the ice. bridgeton, gandys beach, the money island area you have switch over to cold rain. millville you're on the edge. mall can a, elmer and buena, you can see the blue color here, that's the freezing rain where temperatures are below freezing, hammonton, as well as mays landing, tuckahoe and egg harbor reporting freezing rain as temperatures are below 32 degrees. where the numbers are colder it's a skating rink everywhere from pottstown, allentown and easton. doylestown and coatsville, lancaster, everybody out here reporting freezing rain this morning. and we have still have several hours of this to go. that's temperatures at the surface are well below freezing.
aloft we're climbing above freezing that's why it looks like it's raining out there. at the surface it's cold, 27 in pottstown, 27 in quakertown. saint davids, 31. center city, 32. levittown, checking in at 31 degrees. 31 is the number at glassboro, vineland freezing 32. that's the number right there, we need to get above 32 degrees to start melting the ice. villas, 32 degrees and hammonton, 32 degrees. future tracker 6, the morning hours and lunchtime and beyond everything flips over to rain. most of the afternoon after we get this batch out of here, most of the afternoon is cloudy with dense fog settling in north and west of philadelphia before you pick up snow before it changes over to ice. temperatures get above freezing you start to melt the snow and we get thick fog.
form the next couple of hours, we have ice, slippery travel conditions, i've been making this point all morning, if you have errands to run, do it after lunch wait until the ice melts and venture out doors. ice to rain foggy conditions settling in this afternoon. 44 degrees is the forecasted high. it's a late day high it will not occur until 7:00 p.m. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast warm with rain for sunday after today's icy mess. all of a sudden we're shooting up to 60 degrees. this will come early in the day. by afternoon the numbers crash. we see a cold front pull through and we're do you know to 27 sunday night into monday morning. monday is brisk and cold, excuse me, 34 degrees. the forecasted high with windchills in the 20s, and tuesday, partly sunny and chilly still with a high of 39 degrees. it gets a little bit better
actually for the first day of winter it's milder high of 45. >> i'm still going crazy off the 60 forecasted for tomorrow. >> going forward we get into the holidays and beyond you'll see a rollercoaster ride. >> hopefully people heed the warning for today. >> take a look at this whiteout in denver, colorado. eva pilgrim looks at the dangerous mix stretching nationwide at the start of the holiday travel. >> reporter: this morning, millions of americans from colorado to maine getting slammed with snow and dangerous icy roads and temperatures way below freezing. >> this is as cold as i felt in a lot of years. >> reporter: as the storm marches east many airports taking a hit, almost 1,000 flights canceled. slowing down the start of what is expected to be a record-troll day travel season. along with rain and icy conditions, roads plagued by an
invisible danger, black ice even on roads that look completely clear. watch as this truck from saint louis hits a patch and spins out of control. 8 inches expected in some areas, homeowners getting ahead of the big dig shoveling their way out even in the pitch black. eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> 13 soldiers were killed and
48 others hurt in a car bomb attack in central turkey. turkish military said the bomb went off at a university entrance gate hitting a public transportation bus. the blast comes a week after a car bomb struck riot police outside a soccer stadium in istanbul. that attack killed 44 people. federal railroad regulator unveiled an ambitious plan to speed up train travel on the northeast corridor over the next four years, it will cost
$120 billion. it will include traction that can handle peedz up -- speeds up to 220 miles per hour. the travelers won't need to switch trains to septa with a stop at the philadelphia international airport. pope francis is marking his 80th birthday. he presided over mass with the cardinals, the vatican is welcome be birthday wishes by e-mail. pope francis 80 at the vatican.com va. the pontiff is meeting with bishops and the president of malta. award services were held in blackwood. among them two residents who met the first responders who saved their lives. skyler was recognized for using
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iverson. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: big night for the sixers, embiid, nerlens noel and okafor playing in one game on nacial -- national tv and the one and only alan iverson in the house. handle for his hall of fame induction, and sixers fans he loves you best. >> i don't think you all understand how much i love you all. [cheers and applause]. >> 'til death do us a part for real. i'm not taking anything away from the new era and the way things go now, but i could never, ever, ever sit out a game if something wasn't broke. >> reporter: did a. i. take a shot at how the sixers are
handling embiid and company. sixers fell 13-zip forced to fight back. okafor cleans it up later 29. randall the slam, sixers go down 100-89. feeling the effect of concussion, darren sproles is ruled out for play against joe flacco. alan barber is questionable with a hamstring injury. should the eagles consider sitting out carson wentz and keeping him out of harms way? keep peterson says no way. >> i'm a person who thinks you finish out the right long. you play all the guys who played
of snow and ice. >> this is a live action cam shot from king of prussia montgomery county. we have live team coverage of the storm that moved through overnight. we begin with meteorologist chris sowers at the big board, chris. >> reporter: good morning to you jennette, what you're seeing here this is actually the tail end now starting to push through the far western suburbs. we've been giving you changeover times all morning. i think what will happen instead of changing over, the precipitation will shut off. as we get into the late afternoon hours, it may flip over to a drizzle or mist or something like that. we have several hours to go, freezing rain reported in locations that's seeing the blue color here. allentown, lancaster, trenton, wilmington dealing with freezing rain. malaga if you're traveling along 40 it's an icy mess heading toward elmer. hammonton, 322, heading to
atlantic city icy. it's the secondary roads getting to the main roads that you have to be concerned about. they have not been treated. quakertown, pottstown, honeybrook reporting freezing rain. actually the freezing rain is coming down steadily to heavily at times where we're seeing the darker shades of blue. norristown, malvern, moderate to heavy freezing rain. jenkintown, doylestown, same thing. take it nice and easy, very, very slow over the next couple of hours. 27 in quakertown. warrington, 289. center city, 31. glass borough, 31. vineland, 32. hammonton, 32. browns mills, 30 degrees. so the day planner looks like in the city of philadelphia and the i-95 corridor from wilmington up to trenton and all the immediate surrounding suburbs dealing with the ice right now. we flip it over to rain within
in the next hour or two. we'll see the on and off rain through 1:00 p.m. by afternoon it's mainly cloudy with rising temperatures slowly, but we're rising, the patchy dense fog starts to settle on in. you go north and west, philadelphia getting into the lehigh valley. it's a little different story, the icy concerns continue through 11:00 a.m. by afternoon it's mainly cloudy with the fog settling in. when i come back in ten minutes we'll take a look at future tracker of and i will have the accuweather seven-day forecast. guys? >> thank you so much chris. now, let's get an update on "the big story" on "action news," which is the 9:30 freeze warning we've been telling you about, if you're going outside for a walk or drive you need to be careful. >> the snow is gone, but the freezing rain that followed is making it dicey to get around the viewing area. bob brooks is live in montgomery county, bob.
>> reporter: jeanette and gray, the icy mess is happening right here. here's the sidewalk, i'll continue to show you guys, this is what its become almost a quarter inch layer of ice what the snow has turned into, the freezing rain. i want to show everyone we've been out here since early this morning 5:00 a.m., it's the "action news" van, got icicles all over the front of it. that's what the freezing rain is doing to everything it touches out here right now. i want to bring up video and everyone take a look. this is what the series of events were to get us to this point. this is the heavy snow that was falling early this morning. this is upper darby falling at a quick pace, crews were out there and they were prepared. they did lots of preparations dumping salt yesterday on the road when it's falling that fast and you add on freezing rain on top of it makes a very tough issue. you're advised not to drive if you don't have to, if you do
take extreme caution. >> slow down, you'll get where you're going, slow down. when you see our trucks stay back, don't try to cut in between our plow trucks while they are salting. >> reporter: and back out live here, this is our box that connects to my ear piece so i can hear the show, look at that, it is covered in ice, our table has got ice up and down it, the freezing rain definitely making an impact this morning. so, again, this is next to king of prussia mall if you're doing any last-minute christmas shopping, on the way out here, please, take your time. channel 6 "action news," bob brooks, back to you guys. >> hopefully the drivers heed caution. allentown, you can see light snow falling on 7th avenue at 4:30 a.m. those who were out and about at that early hour seemed to get around just fine.
it was a quiet and snowy scene this is reading berks county overnight. the winds made it hard for much of the snow to stick near penn and north 7th street. >> the action cam caught snow falling in hatboro, montgomery county overnight. you can see it stuck to the grass and coated the sidewalks, but as you can see crews prepped the roads ahead of time keeping them clear for drivers. well, the "action news" cam was in absecon, atlantic county overnight. this was along new jersey avenue where snow left the streets and sidewalks lightly coated. a few cars that were on the roads saw a dusting, as well. >> and this morning here's a live picture from sky6 live hd in wilmington, the commodor barry bridge there, delaware missed out on a lot of snow, but there was freezing rain and that's enough to cause problems on the roads. philadelphia police are looking for the gunman in an overnight shooting. a man was shot several times in
parkside. he was wounded in the parking lot of the a-plus minute request matter at 52nd and lancaster avenue. the man is in critical condition. the motive is still being determined. >> two people were hit by a car in cumberland county, new jersey, chopper 6 hd was over it where it happened, the intersection of east broad and north second streets in millville. both victims were taken to cooper university hospital. the driver did stop, investigators have not announced any arrests yet. 9:36 in politics this morning president obama is all but saying he believes vladimir putin was behind the hacking of the democratic national committee. this subject dominated his final news conference on friday. >> reporter: in his final yearend press conference, president obama pushed back defending his response to russia's hacking and interference in the u.s.
election. >> everybody had the information. it was out there, and we handled it the way we should have. >> reporter: obama said he told putin to knock it off at this summit in september. >> i told him to knock it off. >> reporter: that warning he said stopped future hacking. critics are questioning why the president didn't act sooner or call out russia publicly. obama said that would have turned the issue into a political football. >> i want to make sure everybody understood we were playing this thing straight. >> reporter: russia reportedly intended to sway the election in trump's favor. trump continues to deny u.s. intelligence. >> we have no idea if it was russia or china or somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: weighing in for the the first time, hillary clinton said she believes putin was trying to settle old scores that he holds a grudge after she challenged the fairness of
russia's own election. >> vladimir putin himself directed the covert cyber attack against our electoral system and against our democracy, apparently because he has a personal beef against me. >> reporter: this morning fbi and u.s. intelligence agencies agree putin was involved. the cia director saying they are in sync on the scone, nature and intent of russia's interference. >> not much happens in russia without vladimir putin. >> thoofs -- that was mary bruce reporting. in time of need after a heartless act people answered a woman's call for help. we showed you this surveillance of a man taking packages off the steps in northern liberties
section. inside the packages were coats to be donated to kids in need. jackie was devastated and thought she wouldn't meet her needs after the story, donations poured in. >> >> when there are people in need, we have a lot of people that will help. we have a lot of love in philly. >> step up they did, many stepped up to donate coats for the plan. the suspect was arrested the day after the story ran. >> much more to come on "action news" this morning at 9:00 a.m. including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> "action news" returns and we leave you with a live look at penns landing. >> welcome back your time 9:42,
thanks for staying with us. we're taking a live look at sky6 live hd at the airport where we are seeing some delays and some cancellations because of the weather. just a friendly reminder here, the zoo will open at noon today, because of the treacherous conditions we're seeing right now. we've been saying if you don't have to go out, stay home for a few hours before things are a little safer. >> all right we would like to show you this, viewer picture from david, he posted this shot using #6abc. this is what it looked like in
marlton new jersey when the snow was falling this morning. keep the pictures coming into 6abc.com. meteorologist chris sowers has been tracking the weather buffet with snow, ice, rain, and fog. >> reporter: we're coming to an end we had a whole buffet. look at the ice on the lens, temperatures are below freezing, it continues to rain and a combination of two creates ice. we have slick spots out there, you need to use caution be very, very careful this morning. here's some puck -- pictures that were sent in by some of the viewers. look at the ice on the trees, they were starting to bend over. this was taken in chester, pennsylvania. this was sent in by sandy. look at the sidewalks, this is not just north and west of
philadelphia, this is everywhere, the exception of the jersey shore, it looks like everywhere across the delaware and the lehigh valleys. this was sent in by bill out in thorndale, an icy skating rink all over this morning. we have good news, the green is inching north, it's plain rain across the jersey shore where we're seeing temperatures in the mid 30s. millville, salem and middletown and smyrna have switched over to a cold rain. you get farther north into gloucester and camden county, northwest burlington county and areas north and west, it's freezing rain. everywhere you see this blue shade it's freezing rain. it's coming down at a good clip. oxford, media, exton, authors town, jenkintown, medford lakes, cherry hill. moderate freezing rain. you go a little bit farther to the north, make another zoom advance this real quick.
get into the northwest suburbs what we're seeing here, even though we're seeing the freezing rain still falling in quakertown and pottstown and allentown, that's the back edge right there. it's no longer precipitating in reading. that edge line is shifting east pretty rapidly now. i think most of the precipitation will shut off shortly, but we have at least another hour to go. 27 in quakertown. pottstown, 27. chester, 31. 32 in center city. warrington, 29 degrees below freezing. glassboro, 31. vineland, 32. hammonton 32. all areas below freezing. wood by any above the freezing mark, 34. the villas checking in right now at 37 degrees. future tracker 6. we continue to fast forward this, by 11:00 a.m. you can see it's mainly rain in philadelphia areas to the south. precipitation shut off north and west. and then this secondary batch moves in by midday. once that pulls through the remainder of the afternoon is cloudy and damp.
we'll see areas of patchy fog develop. some of that fog will be rather thick. we get into sunday morning, here comes the cold front. ahead of it the winds shifting out of the south we could be in the 60s at the same time tomorrow morning. there's the cold front once it punches through all the numbers drop down into the 30s. temperatures wise the numbers are all over the place in the next 24 to 48 hours. icy concerns over the next few hours, dangerous conditions continue through 11:00 a.m. untreated surfaces becoming slippery and becoming like an ice rink out there. be very careful. the impact scale looks like, we have high impact this morning gradually getting better by midday and no issues later this afternoon outside of a little bit of patchy fog. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, an icy mess this morning getting a little bit better this afternoon, we're up to 44 degrees, that actually doesn't happen until 8:00 p.m. most of the afternoon we're stuck in the 30s. sunday warmer with rain by
midday. 60 degrees that's the forecasted high. monday is brisk and colder again, 34. windchills in the 20s. tuesday is chilly. wednesday first day of winter getting better, 45 and then thursday looks like we're up to 49 and the next storm that comes in it will be warm right now it looks like all rain. >> mother nature is keeping you busy all over the place. >> working hard. 89:47 this week's "shelter me rescue of the week" we meet a dog with a genetic disorder who found love with her forever family. david murphy has the story. >> reporter: 2014 roxy was rescued from a puppy mill and placed in mary's home to be fostered after she was diagnosed with a genetic disorder mary decided to make her a permit member of the family. >> it's called ocular skeletal decease it's effects her bones.
every time we sit down to watch tv i know i have my best friend. >> reporter: mary adopted roxy from brookline rescue. >> rescuing is rewarding. >> reporter: they focus on lab and lab mixes and does nearly 100 adoptions a year. >> it's and incredible feeling that you can make somebody's life better. >> reporter: brooster is the 5-month-old puppy. duke would do well in a home where he loves walk. >> i have to spell walk or he would jet out the door. doug would be better in a quiet home with no kids. luena is 6 years old and she would fit in with any family. >> loves to chase the tennis ball. she'll chase it all day long. >> reporter: this is mitzy is 7
years old. she was found with a broken leg, and she walks with a limp, that doesn't slow her down abbey she loves to go for walks. visit the brookline lab rescue website. if you would like to share your shelter success stories post a picture to the "fyi philly" facebook page using the #6abc shelter me. tells us where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you, we'll be featuring your story on up coming "shelter me rescue of the week" segments. david murphy channel 6 "action news."
out the snow blowers in downtown stroudsburg near the poconos. some people went out for a run. be careful venturing out, there were slick spots out there. >> technically speaking eharmony is saying so long to the lengthy question air. potential users had to answer 150 questions before they signed up. that's a lot of questions. it set it a part from apps like tinder that requires a photo. they will require user to answer a few questions the process will take no longer than ten minutes. a new "fyi philly" gets you ready for the holidays, join the "fyi philly" team for part two of the holiday special. they will focus on places to go and things to do for the holidays and a few last-minute gift ideas.
we go inside a shop in philadelphia that might help you find the right gifts. don't miss "fyi philly" holiday tonight. 7:30. delaware county will pay book fines for anyone who shows their library card and offers foods for the needy. other foods are welcome at the library. donations local 4 at holiday food drive.
>> welcome back, thanks for staying with us, taking a live look sky6 live hd at the airport. we should give you a heads up, a lot of delays and cancellations, as well. we'll give you a final check of the accuweather forecast. we were just mentioning it's keeping you busy this morning, huh? >> reporter: very, very busy, things are slowly getting better. storm tracker 6 live storm tracker 6 live that's the direction all the moisture is moving. the back edge is through allentown, reading and lancaster. the precipitation has shut off. blue is freezing rain, the green represents where it's raining. that line is advancing to the north. the lehigh valley the northwest suburbs we have 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. what might end up happening the precipitation stops and you pick up drizzle this afternoon. the i-95 metro area and delaware
and south jersey that changeover is occurring now. things should get better this afternoon. that's when you should be doing your errands after midday. >> you can do a whole lot of errands tomorrow. >> like to reminds you, jack hanna's "wild countdown" next on channel 6. "action news" continues a bit later tonight. we'll be back tomorrow morning, 6:00 a.m. here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for you. the super bowl 6 weeks away. can you believe it. you'll notice something missing in the popular ads we'll tell you why. plus ring in the new year from the sound of the great white way! >> for jeanette reyes, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day. aholidays are about joy again.
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