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a pleasant good morning to you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, january 15. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," it will be a wintry saturday across the tri state region. more snow is moving into the area. details ahead on how much you can expect where you live. new overnight, crews worked to free a driver that mashed into the back of a tracker -- smashed into the back of a tractor-trailer. a south jersey home is ruined from fire and sends the homeowner to the hospital. snow and sleet. >> reporter: an aggravating event. not just a coating to an inch stuffer. here's the view, we get you outside, live in spring mountain where temperatures have not been cooperating over the last few days, they have not been able to make much snow. they will get a little bit of help from mother nature and temperatures will drop overnight
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tonight. 31 degrees in philadelphia. the colder air is pulling in. we were 66 a couple of days ago. trenton, 29. allentown 27. the poconos, 19. dover, 33. cape may, not reporting at this hour, at last report they were sitting at 34. they are in the clear, as well. cold air is spilling this way down the eastern slopes of the appalachians, most of the big cities are below freezing all the way down to washington, d.c. here comes a sliver of moisture approaching from the west running into the cold air and producing light snow. the blue is sleet and freezing rain mixture. the white representing the snow, and the greens and the yellows, representing the rain. it's not even close to what we saw last weekend. cloudy this morning, light snow and sleet developing this afternoon. high temperatures close to 37 degrees. breaking it down, a little more specifically for the
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philadelphia area, this afternoon the light snow will fall, but most of the roads are wet with temperatures in the mid 30s. it's later this evening, as we get closer tore -- to sunset and beyond it's a period of snow and sleet. temperatures get closer to freezing and that will create slippery travel conditions. it's not a big event for us, but it doesn't take much snow and ice to see a big problem. when i come back we'll break it down on future tracker 6, go hour by hour and how much snow is here and how much to expect for your neighborhood. >> stay with 6abc.com/weather, storm tracker 6 live double scan radar have show you what to expect and when and follow each of other meteorologists on twitter and facebook for the latest updates. time 7:02, if you're just waking up, new information to tell you about this morning, two tractor-trailers crashed on i-95 at the same time miles a part in
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delaware. "action news" was right there overnight as firefighters rescued a driver from a car that barreled into the back of a big rig. this accident happened on i-95 south near churchman's road in newark. the driver of the car was taken to the hospital in critical condition. not far away, a driver escaped this burned car. it ran into the back of a tractor-trailer on i-95 south at route 273 in newark. the driver is being treated for minor injuries. the tractor-trailer drivers in both wrecks are okay. a homeowner in the hospital after a fire in burlington county, new jersey. flames gutted almost all of the home on west second street in palmyra. the homeowner got out, and overcome by smoke and sent to the hospital. firefighters knocked down the hot spots. the cause is being determined. happening right now, police in delaware county are searching for a suspect who shot and
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killed a man in chester. this happened in the 3200 block of west third street around 9:00 p.m. no word yet on a motive. we're learning information this morning about a woman charged in bucks county with killing her adopted daughter. the victim was 14-year-old grace packer. sarah packer and her ex-husband david took in 30 foster kids between 2000 and 2010. david served time in prison for molesting grace packer a learning disability teen. they were arrested for raping and killing the 14-year-old girl whose body was discovered in december. rittenhouse square, a change to the park's wall and the change is not sitting too well with anybody.
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>> we saw the sign and said there's no one in the park. >> reporter: in rittenhouse square signs warn the lime stone walls are off limits. >> it's not fair. >> it's not nice, i think it's kind of depressing. >> reporter: the passion department approved the rule to protect the new walls. , but it's not sitting well with some. >> it's lessen the vibe in rittenhouse square. >> we had so many people sitting on the wall that were smoking marijuana, a 3-year-old >> reporter: loiterers have been
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there. >> counsel they are trying to get -- sounds like they are trying to get rid of a certain kind of person. >> reporter: a murder led to increase police presence, some worry whatever the reason, the ban will have unintended consequences. what message does it send? >> i think it's we're not open for business and we're not friendly. >> reporter: mayor kenny said the rules were implemented to protect the walls, protests are planned for next week. two cleveland police officers are facing grin from their department -- discipline from their apartment for the shooting of riles -- tamir rice at a recreation center back in 2014. the child had a pellet gun.
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his partner is accused of driving his cruiser too close to rice. both officers were cleared of criminal wrong doing. the head of cleveland police union said the officer who shot the child did nothing wrong that day. tamir rice's mother settled a civil rights lawsuit with the city of cleveland for $6 million and questioning police community regulations. >> i don't feel safe any more, i don't feel comfortable knowing that we have these public officials that are not giving us the kind of benefit. cleveland safety director will determine what kind of action will be taken against the officers. the police chief will not be involved in the process. the city of chicago is planning to revamp the department after a scathing farm from the department of justice. they found that the department
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has a pattern of using excessive force and violating constitutional rights for several years. it includes transparentcy and better training. federal officials say the philadelphia police department has made substantial efforts to implement changes in its use of deadly force. the justice department praised the city for implementing 91 federal recommendations for improvement. the review was ordered back in 2013 in response to an increase in officer involved shooting. a man with one of the most recognizable names at the jersey shore has died. bill morey pictured on the left with his brother bill opened surf side pier back in 1969. he was a life long resident of
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wildwood. he leaves behind his wife and four children and seven grandchildren. we'll tell you how new technology is helping doctors with hip replacement and getting patients up and moving quickly. plus, cars are encased in ice as the storm moves from the plain states across the country. >> reporter: fortunately all that mess stays out west. we'll see snow and sleet in our neck of the woods, as well. a minor event we're expecting this afternoon. the bigger story is the warmup that's in store in the seven-day forecast. details coming up in just a bit.
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fire shots, but the mom said no, my babies are inside the car. the children were let out of the car. they were not hurt, but there's no sign of the car. a school bus driver is being called a hero because of her reaction to a fire on the school bus, they noticed smoke coming from a window. they immediately evacuated all the students from the bus, she said she was just doing her job. an ice storm is making it dangerous getting around parts of the midwest. st. louis i county under an ice storm warning. the situation is so dicey, the nfl changed the time of the playoff game in kansas city. if you're planning your weekend, chris sowers is tracking our weather. nothing like that here. >> reporter: we're getting a
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glaze, which is enough. it's a nuisance event with a scale on one to ten, ten being crippling, 1 being a nuisance, we're a one. we have cloud cover this morning, temperatures dropped into to thes and 30s -- into the 20s and 30s an arctic high. through the morning hours we'll keep the radars clear. around lunch time the light snow and sleet begins to break out. 37 degrees which is high 3 degrees below the seasonal average. we're heading back into the 50s, there's a day or two that could be close to 60 if we get any kind of sunshine. again i'll show you that in just a moment. for now we're cold, 25 in pottstown. warrington, 28. center city, 31. premp -- pretty much the same
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deal for south jersey and delaware, temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s, cold enough for snow sleet and freezing rain. the arctic high is passing on by to the north. some of the cold air has reached the eastern slopes of the appalachians. it continues to drive down into the baltimore metro area. as this approaches this cold air it turns into sleet and freezing rain. portions of the viewing area will pick up all three. lunch time, not snowing in philadelphia. there could a couple of snow showers far southwestern suburbs, but the city itself looks to be in the clear at that point. light snow breaks out between 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. southwest to northeast. very light stuff. with temperatures in the low 30s, roads will be wet, it's grassy surfaces and picnic
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tables that will pick up a coating to an inch. we'll get into a steadier bands of light snow down tort south. this model flips cumberland and atlantic and cape may counties over to cold air. it continues until 6:00 p.m. and skies clear overnight tonight. what to expect over the next 24 to 36 hours. light snow a coating to an inch at best. main roads wet, the secondary roads could become slick especially this evening, because temperatures will drop back down again. during the heart of the afternoon we're in the mid to upper 30s. let's say 35 to 37 degrees, the snow is not sticking to the roads during the day. once the sunsets, the numbers go back down. that's why there could be icy patches this evening, and in the overnight. 37 for philadelphia. reading, 35. millville, 39. cape may and atlantic city,
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don't be surprised if you're in the low 40s later on. afternoon snow and sleet for the city. north and west, of the ac expressway. south and east, it will be rain and sleet. overnight tonight, temperatures drop below freezing, 30 in philadelphia. millville, 26. the evening light snow, otherwise clouds breaking for partial clearing after midnight. some stars around. icy patches will develop. be on the look out for that. now for good news if you don't like the snow and cold look at the numbers later next week. 37 today, mostly sunny, delightful for tomorrow, 44. sun and clouds, martin luther king 45. tuesday starts a string of 50s. we could see five or six straight days in the 50s, tuesday, we're sitting at 50 with rain. wednesday is the day, if the rain eases up we could be close to 60 degrees. thursday and friday, 52, 53. next saturday and sunday, 53,
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54. >> why are you not happy? >> reporter: you'll have to pay the piper at at some point. hip replacement surgery used to mean weeks of walking with a walker and rehab, but tamala edwards has more. >> reporter: at vertua's hospital young and old are getting new hips after a cat scan generates a computer model for the surgery. >> using a cat scan i'm able to get a three dimensional model of a patient's specific anatomy weeks ahead of the procedure. i can see how all the components fit together. >> there's slides that show me how to recreate the model. >> reporter: the operation is easier for the surgical team and the patient. >> people get off of a walker
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or cane anywhere between one and three weeks. and then people are using nothing, pain control is much better. >> reporter: barbara hook had boths done. years ago she was four days in the hospital and used a walker to weeks. >> the experience between this and the other one is night and day. >> reporter: barbara was out of the hospital the next day and in rehab two days later. >> i used a pain pills for two or three days. >> reporter: the implants last 30 years, twice as long as earlier ones. patient should not wait to get help. >> i don't look at age, i look at need. if someone comes in with an arrest -- artist hit and -- badp
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>> so glad you stayed with us, 7:21 hoarse a look at what's -- here's a look at what's happening around the delaware and lehigh valleys. the philly home show knocks on the doors of the pennsylvania convention center this weekend. it features highly inter active exhibits including two sheds with the latest design trends and home entertainment equipment. look for dyi workshops with home and decors experts. check it out today and tomorrow and neck weekend. you don't need a passport
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to experience authentic german culture, a showcase of the best in beer, wine, and entertainment gets started today. speaking of beer, big philly beer fest this weekend is back at the pennsylvania convention center with over 350 craft beers. all proceeds benefit animal rescue partners, check that out tonight at 8:00 p.m. we just moved into this house
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we were 66 degrees the other day, i'm sure many were saying how in the world is this happening of we have a huge arctic pressure system passing on by racing west to east across the northern tier states. the leading edge of the cold air has made it as far south as the baltimore and washington, d.c. metro area. the timing is perfect that the moisture is running into the cold air. this is gone by tomorrow, and we start to warm up. there's a little bit of moisture run into that cold air. the result will be light snow and sleet later this afternoon. the snow begins between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. southwest tow northeast. it mixes in with sleet in the city especially across south jersey and delaware, maybe changing over to rain for cumberland, cape may and atlantic city counties in south jersey and delaware. it ends west to east 6 to 9:00 p.m. patience appears to be paying off for the sixers they
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have one five of their last 6 games. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: trust the process, joel embiid has been saying it, he has been posting while at times, yes it is been hard to trust this painful process, the sixers are finally showing their potential, they are on their best run in years. eagles quarterback, carson wentz wants to see what the buzz is about against the hornets, impede puts on a show, minutes later impede again, he is the first sixers rookie with 20 or more in 8 straight games since alan iverson. oh, by the way he can play d, too. robert covington good night. 102-93. they have won five of 6 their best run in five years. >> all i got to do is keep
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working and getting better everyday. i thought we played great, we move on offense, we moved the ball and shared the ball and won the game. first are going for back back-to-back wins in boston. >> he looked sharp last night, he looked really calm and settled right away, mid season form that's tough to evaluate off a 25 minutes, but he was very good and settled. big ovation for big e in the city, eric lindross for the game for the 50th anniversary. college hoops getting ready tore saint johns at noon, nova
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has one the 15 of the last 16 against saint johns, they said they have yet to bring it together and play their best ball. >> it's like the old big east, every game you're going through a grinder. you know what everybody's record is, basketball is important in their school, they are good and they expect to win. >> st. joe's and temple in action today. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a great day.
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>> right now we're tracking snow that's due to arrive here in the delaware valley today. we'll have complete detail on how much you can expect. new overnight, an argument sparks a shooting that leaves dozens of shell casings on a philadelphia street. the body of a philadelphia marine has been found missing for 6 weeks. we're expecting snow in the delaware valley today. sky6 live hd showing a live picture there. while we're expecting snow today it won't be enough to go out to the ski resort. you won't have to worry about much snow and you won't have to shovel. chris sowers is at the big
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board, chris, what can we expect? >> reporter: not much, it's a nuisance event. 66 degrees just the other day, how are we talking snow today? we have a cold running high running the u.s./cancanadian border. 31 degrees in philadelphia. lancaster, 29. allentown, 27. the national weather service issued a winter weather advisory for lancaster and chester counties until midnight. the reason for the advisory there could be a brief period of freezing rain mixed in, as well, especially late this afternoon and into the evening hours that could produce a smaller light glaze on the secondary roads. be mindful of that if you live west of philadelphia. this is not a big event we're not talking about major snows or anything close to last weekend. this is a small batch of moisture running into that cold air. forecast for today, if you need anything done, you want to go
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out and run errands do it in the morning if you don't like to go out in the snow, excuse me. because by afternoon, that's when the snow begins to fall. 11:00 a.m., 34, cloudy skies, 1:00 p.m., 36. 3:00 p.m., 34 light snow at that point mixing in with sleet, 5:00 p.m., 33 again, a mixture of light sleet and snow with a forecasted high of 37. another way to look at it would be like this. nice and quiet this morning, cloudy and cold, some impact later this afternoon, the main impact is around sunset that's when the temperatures drop below freezing that's when the icy patches and slick spots develop. when i come back in just a few minutes i'll talk about the potential accumulations in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. gray? >> we look forward to the update. i would like to remind you, we have snow in the forecast, stay with 6abc.com/weather storm tracker 6 live double scan radar will show you what to expect and whether. you can follow our
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meteorologists on twitter and facebook for the latest updates. 7:32 a.m., new this morning, three people were shot along a philadelphia street and police are talking to security guards who fired a dozen shots during the incident. a dispute spilled out from a bar on the 2800 block of ridge avenue when the actor took a violent turn. >> private security guards on location, they heard gunshots and they saw a person firing and they returned fire, three security guards total returned fire. it was a total of 19 shots fired by security guards. >> police say one man was shot repeatedly and they found -- he was found with a gun. three other bullet shell casings came from his gun according to police, a woman was shot in the back, both are in critical condition at temple university hospital. another man's head was grazed by a bullet.
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he is not cooperating with police as they sort out what happened there. a driver is dead after a crash in cumberland county, new jersey, a lincoln town car slammed into a pole along east broad street in bridgeton. this happened at 9:00 p.m. state police have not released the driver's identity. they are not saying what caused the accident. an autopsy is planned for later today on the body of a marine found dead in the camden county lake. lance jail was discovered in bottom lake in clementon. he had not been seen since december 2 when he got involved in a fight in a nearby tavern. police and marines searched for him for weeks, they say the feeling of find him was somewhat therapeutic. >> being able to bring closure to the family so they can go to sleep at night. >> reporter: james was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder. he served two tours of duty in the middle east. an autopsy may provide clues in
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the circumstances of his death. police in bucks county are looking for a robber. officers say a masked man walked into the 7-eleven on newtown road early this morning. police say he showed a handgun to the clerk and demanded money from the register. the clerk was not hurt. we can tell you there were no customers inside the store. the senate intelligence committee will investigate possible contact between russia and people associated with the american political campaigns that probe part of a broader investigation into moscow autopsy mettling into the 2016 election. russia interfered with the election helped trump win the presidency. most of the committee work will be done in private. senators said they would hold open hearings when possible. the allegations of russia's interference has sparbled --
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sparked strong reaction from democratic congressman and civil rights leader john lewis said he will miss his first presidential inauguration since he began serving congress 30 years ago. >> i do not consider him a legitimate president. >> why's that? >> i think the russians participated in helping this man get elected and they have destroyed the candidacy of hillary clinton. >> he goes on to say that forging a relationship with donald trump once he takes over the oval office will be very difficult. >> congress has taken the first step toward dismantling president obama's signature law, the affordable care act. just yesterday, the house improved the budget resolution that directs senate committee to work on legislation that will roll back major parts of the
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law. house speaker paul ryan said a repeal will come in the first 100 days of trump's presidency. stay with "action news" for continuing coverage of the white house transition leading up to trump inauguration next friday. we have an alert for drivers using the pennsylvania turnpike in bucks county. it will close at midnight between the ben salem interchange and delaware valley interchange it will open sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. drivers are encouragedded -- encouraged to plan travel accordingly. a philadelphia high school has something to celebrate. every single student has been accepted into a four year college. congratulations to those students. they erupted in cheers when they heard all 80 seniors have
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received acceptance letters from colleges and universities our lady of hope parish in north philadelphia. >> i didn't think it was going to happen. i'm proud of my classmates and the work we put in, it paid off. >> they have hearts on fire for college, we have a great staff that ignites that fire. >> hearts on fire, a reason to be excited again. congratulations to those students. the second year in a row they have had a graduating class of 100% college acceptance rate. good to be happy. >> saturday morning, an important emotional find on a texas beach. we'll tell you what treasure hunters found that meant so much to another man. plus, snow comes crashing through a window in a home in
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california where mounds of snow has fallen last week. looking outside at the commodore barry bridge in chester, delaware county. sunshine, look at it, it won't last, meteorologist chris sowers has the details on snow that will arrive in just a few hours. "action news" saturday morning will continue right after this ♪ new year, time to get rid of stuff. simplify, declutter, unplug, purge, or even quit cold turkey.
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>> flooding is triggering more rescues in northern california.
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these people in sacramento used pieces of stie -- styrofoam to get to safety. timing is everything, look at this, an avalanche end up right in someone's living room at a california ski resort. good news with this, nobody was inside at the time. heavy snow and rain have put a major dent in the drought in northern california. drought conditions remain in southern california. boy, that would be scary. i'm glad nobody was inside at the time. >> reporter: the amount of rain and snow they are seeing out west, they are getting pounded every single week. they are in a drought, if you look at the wide spread drought across the southwest it's not as bad as a couple of years ago. let's get you outside, we're seeing sunshine down in cape may. clearing before the clouds lower
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and thicken and eventually snow moves on in. down in cape may, temperatures will be a little bit milder. you may flip it over to rain before ending. as we take a look at the radars, you can see blue on the lower left-hand side of the screen. that's a wintry mix of snow and sleet that's falling east of baltimore. actually some of it stretches into far southern portions of kent county in delaware. it's cold, 66 degrees a couple of days ago. we dropped to 40 in quakertown. 26. tanersville, 23. center city, 31. chester, 30 degrees. everybody north and west below freezing. most locations south and east, are below freezing, as well. upper 20s across interior sections of south jersey. smyrna, 32. dover, 33. villas, dell haven area 33 degrees. quick moving area of low pressure run into the cold air. it's precipitating or snow,
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sleet, freezing rain and rain all that mess to the west across the western portions of maryland and virginias and western portion of pittsburgh. it's west of harrisburg that's seeing the precipitation that's falling. all this will push east during the course of the day. rain to the south, a little period of icing taking place that state of blue and snow up to the north. lunchtime, looks like we're quiet. there can be a couple of snow showers at that point well west of philadelphia, but the steadier snow doesn't get into the city until let's say 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., or at late as 2:00 p.m. the later start times will allow temperatures to climb than originally anticipated. that will help the roadways out. 6:30 we're raining across southern portions of cape may and cumberland counties in south jersey and entire state of
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delaware, and the delaware bay region. it's snowing and come down steadily for a brief period of time before it gets on its giddy up and gets out to sea. what to expect, light snow and sleet, a coating to an i do at best on grassy -- a coating to an inch mainly on grassy surfaces. some areas could become slick as the temperatures start to drop off. this is a bump in the road, the overall pattern is nice and mild. we had three days last week in 40s and 50s and 60s. we have a small cold high running the u.s./canadian border. here comes the cold air, snow and sleet developing, a mixture of sleet and rain south of
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philadelphia. delaware bay region and delaware. 37 degrees is the forecasted high. again, if you don't like to travel in the snow and the sleet, the best chances of getting stuff done would be this morning when it's cloudy and precipitation breaks out after lunchtime. overnight, a period of snow in the evening, otherwise partly cloudy, quiet after midnight. icy patches develop, 26 degrees outlying suburbs, 30 degrees for center city. i can't stress this enough, doesn't take much snow and ice to create problems on roads. there will be slick spots this evening, take it easy out there. 37 degrees, 44 tomorrow. 45 monday, here comes the jump in numbers, 50 degrees tuesday. wednesday, 56. i've seen forecast modeling as warm as 60. thursday, 52 lots of clouds. mild an friday, 53. saturday an sunday is mild temperatures in the 50s, doesn't look like the pattern breaks until tuesday and wednesday of
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the following week and then it turns colder. >> for a while, at least, no chance for snow. >> at least for 6 or 7 days after today it looks like spring. >> thank you chris. 7:47 an all new "fyi philly" is coming up tonight on 6abc. here's melissa magee and karen rogers with the preview. >> reporter: here's what's coming up tonight on "fyi philly." we're diving into philadelphia's magazine new list of 50 best restaurants. we're sampling ethnic food all the region. we hit an ice cream spot offering a taste of summer in the dead of winter. >> speaking of summer we go shopping for a backyard hot tub for year round swimming. we head to the hills where you can hit the slopes. we're giving away an overnight stay. you don't want to miss that. it's all tonight on "fyi philly." join us.
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on a saturday morning, the time, just about 7:50 a.m., 31 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a beautiful look over the camden skyline. the sun is out, take a picture and enjoy it because it's going to fade away. snow and sleet is in the forecast, meteorologist chris sowers will tell you how much and when in just just a bit. officials in delaware have reported the second death related to flu in the state. health experts say they are seeing a spike in flu cases early this year than last. delaware up 200 cases so far. at this point last year there were 16 cases. in pennsylvania and new jersey health experts are reporting widespread flu activity. the west way to protect yourself is flu shot and frequent hand washing. mammograms, a new study
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from denmark one in three detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily because they have tumors that are harmless. all small breast lesions are being treated as fatal and women undergo surgery and chemo therapy and radiation although they may not need it. treasure hunters in texas scoured the beaches of galveston frequently. they are accustomed to finding jewelry and pennies beneath the sand. last week they stumped across something more precious, coins from foreign countries. they had a seen facebook post about a man who was in the hospital for open heart surgery. they knew what they had to do
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and returned the coin. >> i'm glad i got my coins back. >> that's a miracle. >> yes, the owner of the coin said he was overjoyed to have them back. they recovered nearly 200 coinsance back to the beach looking for more. >> stay with us, meteorologist chris sowers will have a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll see you back here after the break as we take this live look for you, spring mountain. there's snow on the slopes. meteorologist chris sowers says a bit later today we'll see light snow and sleet. no need for shovels, we're back after this.
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forecast before we go with chris sowers. >> reporter: light snow with sleet mixed in from time to time, as well. here's what to expect throughout the delaware and lehigh valleys. the light snow begins sometime around 10:00 a.m., far southwestern suburbs give or take an hour or two. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., sleet in the city and interior sections of south jersey, it may change over to rain the farther south you go, cumberland, cape may and atlantic counties and is you is you is you sussex and kent counties in delaware. national weather service issued a winter weather advisory in lancaster. sun and then snow and sleet, and then we warm up later on 50s the
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rest of the way. >> 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's paula fair i say with the pre-- ferris with the preview. >> reporter: we're talking about the serious ice storm that's threatening plain states. they are calling it a storm of the decade. we're in the storm zone this morning. political headlines out of washington, house republicans are launching an investigation into the trump's national security advisor's alleged contact with russia. while james comey takes questions about his handling of the hillary clinton investigation. 18-year-old cold case, a baby snatched from the hospital days old has been found alive and well, she is a teenager now, and the woman raising her all those years behind bars. we have the shocking twist and so much more coming up on
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"g.m.a." this saturday. we hope to see you soon. >> we look forward to it, "action news" continues at 9:00. here's some of the stories we're working on for you. a library book is returned an entire century too late. where it's been for the last 100 years. searching for their forever homes we'll tell you how a local business is saving dogs lives and helping them find families. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. we hope you make it a great day. we just moved into this house
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good morning, america. this morning, the deadly ice storm. the worst in a decade. the plains, a sheet of ice. roads, treacherous. the 20-car pileup. >> i could just see every single car that was coming to hit me. >> this snowplow swerving out of control plunging over the edge. we've got team coverage of this dangerous storm with the worst yet to come. feeling the heat. fbi director james comey meets with members of congress about his handling of the investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. >> all i can tell you is the fbi director has no credibility. >> as the president's pick for national security adviser comes under more scrutiny. the new details about mike flynn's contact with the russian government. cold case cracked. >> my daughter alexis.

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