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the travel ban ordered by donald trump we have reaction from around the world. protests are scheduled at airports here and across the country where travers -- travelers have been impacted for the ban. >> reporter: we go outside, to chris sowers where we have snow. >> reporter: i'm going to talk about light snow heading overnight tonight. temperatures are mild in advance of the systems. let's look at the numbers, 41 in philadelphia, not too bad, i have to tell you when the wind eases up, it feels very nice. 38 in allentown, 39 in reading. 42 in millville. cape may, 41. satellite and radar along with action radar, showing we've had the clouds on the increase over the last few hours, they are the high, thin clouds, the sun shines right through them. it's a decent looking day out
here. as we flip it over to storm tracker 6 live, we set it in motion, the system we're watching is in the middle of the screen. it's a small clipper system, snow showers to the and rain showers to the north, it will make a beeline toward the delmarva in the next four hours or so. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 43 degrees is the forecasted high. somewhat cooler with the winds, windchills 35, 36. we're expecting a combination of sun and clouds. when i come back in just a few minutes, we'll focus on the winter weather advisory for south jersey and delaware, accumulating in the highlighted areas. guys. >> with word of snow is in the morning, the "action news" team will start early with an update for weather and traffic, matt, david, tam and karen will be on
the air at 4:00 a.m. to bring you the latest from accuweather. >> we are following developing news out of yemen. u.s. military said u.s. service member has been killed in a raid targeting a local al qaeda affiliate. officials say 14 al qaeda fighters were killed in the assault. president trump is continuing with the travel bans. airports are flooded with angry protesters. disairveld wright david wright is at the white house. >> reporter: trump is not conceding an inch to critics at home and a broad who call his executive order a mutz ban. >> it's not a muslim ban, you see it all over it's working out very nicely.
>> reporter: of course, the crowds at the airport would beg to differ. candidate trump floated the idea on pearl harbor day, 2015 after a deadly workplace shooting in san bernadino. donald trump is calling for a shut down of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: back then, mike pence called the idea offensive and unconstitutional. paul ryan defended it, too. >> some of our biggest allies are muslims, the vast majority of whom are peaceful. >> reporter: now ryan has changed his tune saying president trump is right to make sure we're doing everything possible to know who is entering our county. so far, only a handful of republicans in the house or the senate have raised any objections about the policy. the vast majority seem to be
fine with it, leaving it to democrats like senate minority leader chuck schumer who is demanding that the department of homeland security recind the policy calling it mean spirited and unamerican. are you worried it could fomeant anger? >> it has. >> have you read the united states constitution? i will gladly lend you my copy. >> reporter: what would he like to tell trump now? >> leave the constitution -- read the constitution, be familiar with the values that have made us a beacon of hope, do not make mockery of the legal system. >> reporter: 375 travelers have been impacted by the executive order. 109 were already on the way to the u.s. and denied entry, 173
were not allowed to board flights to the u.s., 81 travelers were granted waivers because of their legal permanent resident status or special immigrant visa. people detainld at -- detad at the philadelphia international airport will be released from custody. two people have been released. jim kenny responded saying while we'll have to continue to work to see this order completely defeated this is an important victory against hate. all new arriving passengers today will be treated the same as they would have been prior to executive order. still the protests go on, bob brooks live at the philadelphia international airport, where a crowd is growing right now. bob, what can you tell us about the folks gathered there? >> reporter: well, gray, the crowd people are starting to show up here, expected to take the full effect at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon, but if you're about to see, again, there are
several people already here at the airport to continue their protest against this. protesters are back at it inside the international arrival terminal, they say as long as the president trump order barring immigrants from predominantly muslim countries are in effect, so are they. >> all men are created equal. >> reporter: the executive order came down yesterday while many refugees were in the air and detained at airports after touching down. that included several at the philadelphia international airport. that prompted hundreds of protesters last night and since then a federal judge ordered that those immigrants who landed to stay. they need released. along with protesters against the executive order, several attorneys are volunteering services to anyone who might need their help. >> i was lucky i left palestine
when i was 6 or 7 years old. i had the opportunity to come here and go to school and become an attorney. >> reporter: she said she is a pack taken immigrant. -- pakistani immigrant. >> i'm someone who can speak arabic and communicate with them, i can be here in anyway that i am needed. >> you can hear in her voice getting emotion right there. >> reporter: immigrants from iraq, yemen, libya iran somalia and sudan are barred from entering the united states. reporting live at the philadelphia international airport, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news, gray. >> thank you for the update today. world leaders are reacting to president trump's travel ban, he is not getting much support from america's closest ally. britain's prime minister teresa may said this morning she does not agree with the ban and
challenge the u.s. government if there are any adverse effects on british nationals. german chancellor angela merkel is calling the ban wrong and said the fight against terrorism is not justified putting those of a particular faith or begin under general suspicion. the travel ban is wide reaching it impacts those who are legal in the u.s. with a green cold. officials said no one holding a green card were prevented from coming into the u.s. princeton university is among the school urging students to delay travel to the seven nations. it wants clarity on the ban or talk to a lawyer before traveling. >> charges have been filed against a driver after a hit-and-run crash on the boulevard. killed a 10-year-old girl and her teenage sister. kenneth rush ran into the two
sisters southbound on it is boulevard at large street at the oxford circle. rush kept driving never stopping to attend to the 19-year-old girl. rush faces numerous charges related to her death including charges of drunk driving and vehicular homicide. the crash happened not far from where the girls lived. in north philadelphia. police investigating a two car crashed that damaged a person's front porch. this happened near the intersection of north 23rd and diamond in north philadelphia. no injuries were reported. turning to a commuter warning overnight septa faced a new regional rail schedule weekday train times are adjusted. some trains departing earlier others later. the airport inbound train will no longer stop at wayne junction, fern rock or mel rose station. there's a new millionaire in pennsylvania. details on last night winningest
winter has been, i'm not doing back flips. only a few of us will see that. points north and west, might not see anything out of the storm. it's a southern system, therefore southern areas will pick up an accumulation with this. sun and clouds, flip it over to the radars, we're doing all right we have rain drops falling around atlantic city, just a few sprinkles and spritz areas, things like that. a lot of this is working out to sea, many of us are looking at a combination of sun and clouds out there. windchills, the actual air temperatures are in the 40s. you factor in the winds it feels like this. you need a heavier coat and gloves and hat if you're outdoors tore an extended -- for an extended period of time. feeling like 35 in philadelphia, 37 in millville. 4 in trenton. there it is right there, it's an
unorganized system, it will swing through overnighter tonight, and produce snow. this keeps most of the moisture down tort -- to the south. the other models put it over top of south jersey and delaware, we'll keep the forecast as we had earlier this morning, the latest forecast guide guidance . snow for south jersey snow for delaware. future tracker 6, even though it's not showing it on this particular model, we'll have light snow showers after midnight that will transition into light snow for the early morning hours for south jersey and delaware, it will exit the coast by 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. what to expect in the areas, some snow developing after midnight. temperatures even though they are in the 40s right now, they will drop below freezing late tonight. therefore, there could be slippery roads closer to the
shore, sidewalks slick, as well. visibility reduced to less than a half mile as the snow comes down. we expect it to end between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. no big changes here, everything is south of philadelphia. north and west maybe a few snowflakes. a coact -- coating to half an inch in the gray area, one to two at the jersey shore cumberland, atlantic and cape may counties in south jersey kent and sussex county in delaware. sun and clouds, quiet finish to the weekend, breezy. 43 will feel like 35, 36 with the winds throughout the afternoon. overnight tonight, mostly cloudy with light snow developing for south jersey and delaware after midnight. 23 degrees north and west, 30 degrees for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, no changes here, either, 39 degrees for tomorrow, with the leftover morning snow shower or flurry. afternoon sunshine, tuesday a secondary front comes in here, another area of low pressure
with snow an rain snow showers in the afternoon, 44. this time around the greatest accumulation chances would be north and west of philadelphia. wherewhereas tomorrow morning is south and east. wednesday we clear everything out. thursday, friday, saturday, temperatures in the 30s, windchills by next weekend in the low 20s. >> it's important to remind people they need to be careful in the morning, that's why our morning team will be on the air 30 minutes early, join us. >> audi drivers listen up, there are two recalls involving 276,000 vehicles. audi recalled 2013, 2017 model years, a5. and q5. suv. a coolant pump can get blocked with debris.
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>> welcome back on this sunday, 12:21 p.m., 41 degrees, sky6 live hd taking a live look at cape may, new jersey. we are going to get snow overnight and tomorrow morning's commute could be slick and messy, leave extra time, just a coating, but could be a nuisance. center for disease control and prevention said 37 states are reporting widespread flu activity. this year's strain is blamed for the death of 8 children. doctors said those who have not gotten the vaccine get it always as soon as possible. get the shot, not the nasal spray. the vaccine takes up to two weeks to become effective. the flu season often runs through march. walking or even just standing can reduce your risk of
diabetes. researchers in the uk asked 435 adults at 67 or older at risk for developing diabetes. wear activity monitors. they tested how well their bodies processed sugar and insulin. replaces long bouts of sitting with standing had a drop in insulin levels and bigger results for those who walked. >> some someone mixed your name with someone else's, don't feel bad. it's because our brain catalogues names. family members and loved ones would be in the same folder. and mixup happens when the brain picks the wrong name from the folder, you get called by a sibling's name or the family pet. >> i do tend to do that. >> the family pet.
of the nine major finals between the two, fedder only managed to win 3 times. sixers go to chicago, they won't have a key piece of their team for the game. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: it is sixers have a shot to get within 3 1/2 games of the final playoff spot in the eastern conference. joel embiid will not get a shot to help out. no joe joe in chicago. impede will not play, they will give him a rest against the bulls after dropping 32 points after a return from the knee injury. interesting decision as opposed to resting him against sacramento at home. what's the number one goal for leading goal scorer, wayne
simmons, in the all stars game, he said it doesn't want the make a fool of himself. there he is, simmons in the skills competition from center ice. scores in the four line challenge. the wayne train is running behind. the atlantic division wins, they will face simmons in the metropolitan division for three on three all star hockey. is simmons talking to sydney crosby about teaming up. >> i have a chance to talk to some of the guys i've never been to anything like this before. i was talking to cosby and talking to jt and trying to navigate my way through. former flyers captain chris pronger checks justin bieber into the board. pronger and bieber having fun in
l.a., bieber getting the last laugh by scoring the game-winning goal. nova trying to rebound from the second loss trying to get even against 1st rank virginia after they beat nova last december. >> they have a great coach, great players. >> reporter: team in your face, up there at least? >> i don't want to say that, but definite think up there. >> reporter: speaking of nova, brian westbrook goes into the villanova hall of fame a year after eagles inducted them into theirs. b-west holds 41 school records. >> nova was a special place to be, to be a part of the hall of fame, it means the world to me, i'm excited. >> don't forget about the pro bowl today, that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski, have a great day. >> another half-hour of "action
news" is just ahead. >> here some of the stories we'll have for you, more fallout about president trump's travel ban fore people from sketch countries. >> plus the company is stepping to help those impacted by the travel ban with nowhere to go, those stories and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back. >> happening right now on
"action news," you won't need a shovel, but snow could affect the morning commute for parts of the area. >> protests here and across the u.s. protesters opposing the travel ban. we have the latest an fire that damaged a home and sent a firefighter to the hospital. >> first a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers with more on the snow we're expecting overnight chris. >> reporter: good afternoon, nydia, it's a little bit of snow expected across south jersey and delaware, as we know it only takes a little bit to create problems. temperatures are nice and mild, 41 in philadelphia. millville, 42. when the winds eases up it feels fantastic out there. you're not thinking snow this afternoon that's for sure. allentown, 38 degrees, reading 39. future tracker 6, sheers snow -- here's snow showers up to the north. the system we're watching a over eastern kentucky it will pull
east and work off the delmarva coast later overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. there's going to be a fine cut off line as to who sees what. for south jersey and delaware, there is the current thinking for tomorrow morning's commute, take it slow, allow yourself extra time. this is the area you'll see the accumulating snow. snow covered roads a good bet for atlantic, cape may and cumberland county. western portions of south jersey, salem, camden, and gloucester counties, there will be some accumulation there, but the steadier heavier stuff will be closer to the shore. there could reduced visibility at times, as well. you go north and west of the city, you might not see anything at all with the system, just a few flakes, flurries, snow showers, the roads mainly clear. what we're expecting overnight tonight, the accumulation line will be just like this, south of that line, the accumulating snowfall. when i come back i'll talk about
that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> all right, chris with word of possibility of snow in the morning, the "action news" team will get an early start to keep you update ldz on weather and -- updated on weather and traffic. matt, tam, karen and david will be on at 4:00 a.m. >> president trump's travel ban has left to protested at the airport. >> that executive order spends refugees for 120 days. last night a federal judge in new york issued an memoricy -- emergency order temporarily barring people subject to the travel band. this morning, the department of homeland security said it will comply with the judicial orders, but insists that the ban is in full, complete and total effect. >> a syrian family having high hopes of starting a life in the lehigh valley was sent back as a result of the travel ban. 6 members of the family were
detaindz after they arrived -- detained after they arrived at philadelphia international airport. local relatives said they were christians from damascus and each person obtained a visa after a long process. yesterday morning they were sent back to the middle east. >> we have gone through all the property channels, paid all the fees, we were supposed to arrive this morning at 7:45. 8:30 we got a call saying don't come to pick up your family, we are sending them back. >> mayor kenny, responded to the incident saying in part, by several account these families waited months to obtain the proper document so they can come to our county legally. the trump administration may have given these families a death sentence. "action news" bob brooks joins us live at the airport where protesters are gathering for another demonstration, so many against what's happening.
>> reporter: absolutely there are many who feel strongly about the executive order by president trump. we have a protest set for 2:00 p.m. there's some up at the international arrival hall. i want to bring up video, take a look, the crowd is expected to look like the one from last night that's a few hundred very passionate people. long as the ban is in place, they will be in place protesting. there's attorney general here at the airport offering free legal services for anyone coming into the country who might need it. let's take a listen. >> i can be here for morale support -- moral support, i could be here as someone who speaks arabic, to communicate with them. >> we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. this city was founded on that
principal. >> reporter: a live look here on the ground, we've seen plenty of these lying around the airport. after that protest, this particular sign says let them in. the way it stands right now, immigrants from seven countries are barred from entering, iraq, yemen, libya iran somalia and sudan barred from entering the united states right now. reporting live from the philadelphia around airport, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> thank you for the update. in other cities across the country, boston, denver, new york, and dallas, thousands gathered in opposition to the travel ban. elizabeth warren and john lewis joinedded the protest -- joined protest. reverend mark tyler is opening his doors in an effort to show unity saturday of travel
ban. >> sunday morning is segregated hours by race and by religion. the need to say to must brothers and sisters, we want to stand in solidarity with you, we want to open up our place of worship and pray and stand in support of solidarity with you this is important in this moment. >> the church is welcoming those who do not worship on sunday to join them in future events. we know one company is stepping in to help those whose lives are being turned upside by the travel ban. founder of air bnb will offer free housing to refugees to anyone denied entry into the u.s. after the tweet was sent out, many tweeted back offering their homes. a firefighter was injured in a fire in upper chichester.
resident were able to escape safely. the firefighter was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. the cause is under investigation. philadelphia firefighters are calling an overnight fire suspicious. "action news" was there as firefighters battled the flames in the 4500 block of biewrve -- bouvier street. the home where the fire started was vacant. wilmington police investigating after a man reports he was robbed and shot by two teenagers. investigators say it's likely that the boys were between 13 and 14 years old. the 70-year-old victim said the teenagers walked up to him and pulled out guns and demanded money at 11th and walnut streets. during the confrontation, the man was shot once in the thigh. police found the victim walking down the street and drove him to the hospital.
good news to tell you about for all the drivers at the pump price of gas is steadily declining. the increase in the production of u.s. oil is bringing down the cost of gas. right now the national average for a gallon of regular is 2.27. in philadelphia, 2.57 cents. south jersey, 2.36 per gallon and delaware, 2.22. >> a new center city restaurant is serving up an ambitious business molds, the rooster soup company plans to give all its profits to charity it is it is first of its kinds pip between the federal donuts and broad street ministry to provide meals and services to the homeless and hungry. it's on the 1500 block of sansom and open from 8 to 8:00 p.m. a rarely performed opera is
about to hit the stage. we have the details on the love story about to make its philadelphia premier. shock across college campuses after a student is abducted. the search for the suspect. we're looking live outside, a beautiful glimpse there. and chris sowers is tracking snow. stick around for the full accuweather forecast when "action news" returns. >> shining stars in science and
innovation were honored by city leaders in chester. these students make up the bionic beast tomb at -- team ate charter school. they won first place in robot perform anticipates and an an award in mechanical design. they received medalleds -- medals from the mayor and city council. >> bionic beast. i like that name.
congratulations. >> reporter: that's a good feeling. a little bit of snow heading this way overnight tonight, mainly areas south and east. if you live north and west, might not be anything at all over the next 12 to 24 hours, you have a better shot of seeing light snow with a secondary clipper. that arrives tuesday afternoon. the accumulating snow is with the first clipper that arrives tonight in south jersey and delaware. beautiful shot of the center city skyline, you can see a combination ever sun and clouds this afternoon. temperatures for the most part are on the mild side. we're seeing numbers in the 40s, not too bad. radars are crystal clear, no precipitation. 41 degreesty -- at this midday hour. temperature is rising winds out of the west 30 miles per hour. upper 30s, north and west, low 40s for the city. believe it or not this is the area that will see the snow,
you're the warmest. gandys beach, 43. smyrna, 44. hammonton, 41 degrees, satellite and radar, it's quiet out there, we have a few instability snow showers across the northern tier states. that's the system right there. we'll flip it over to the water vapor shot, that right there is your snow maker, this kind of cluster of clouds that will continue on its way and work out to sea. by the time it gets over here, it's becomes a larger storm. we get the southern moisture involved and another piece of energy here, it's a glancing blow for us. it will provide slick spots tomorrow morning. future tracker 6, 3:00 p.m., sun and clouds, nice quiet finish to the weekend. 5:30 a.m., it should be snowing throughout south jersey and delaware, even though this model doesn't suggest that. there are other forecast models that lift this northward. we'll go with the consensus at
the time. that should continue through 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., everything works out to sea. once it presses out to sea from that point on, monday is nice, sun an clouds, temperatures back up near 40 degrees again. for south jersey and delaware, overnight tonight, this is after midnight. tomorrow morning, some snow arriving, slippery radio road conditions and sidewalks developing. visibility less than a half mile at times with the falling snow. 1 to 2 inches for cumberland, cape may and atlantic counties. a coating to annual inch to wilmington, so -- to an inch wilmington and southle philadelphia. 43 in philadelphia. sun and clouds, everybody else close to 43. overnight it's a colder night, everybody is dropping below freezing that's why there could be slick spots out there. look for the light snow to develop south and east, after midnight. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, clipper system one that comes in
overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. leftover snow showers and flurries. clipper system number two, north and west of philadelphia. snow showers there, as well. 44. the rest of the week is quiet and colder highs in the 30s. >> philadelphia auto show resumes at the pennsylvania convention center. it's going on until next sunday. check out hundreds of vehicles and you can get behind the wheel of your dream ride. my colleague gray hall was there yesterday meeting our loyal "action news" viewers signing autographs. and my husband and i got to chat with folks at the black tie tailgate the night before. >> a love story never seen in philadelphia, david murphy has the 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: it is a rarely perform opera that tells the story of a brave soldier and dam sel in distress.
the opera is from a 19th century composer who made his debut at 18 years old. >> his music is still famous in this current day, a lot of tv shows would have used his music. >> reporter: a soldier is battling to approves loyalty to the family of the woman he has fallen madly in love with. >> they think he is a trader, but he is a knight in shining armor. >> my character is torn between love of her father also being true to my own heart. ♪ >> and ray promises a lot of volunteer cal fireworks.
sunday activity. 12:50 p.m., 41 degrees, sky6 live hd looking at the rothman ice rink. chicago police have released body camera video showing a wild shootout. it happened in november after police say the suspect richard grimes shot his girlfriends killing their unborn child. grimes ran from the scene and
officers chased him before exchanging fire. grimes was shot and killed, two officers injured. the police department released video after a justice department investigation found a parent of excessive -- pattern of excessive force. local state and federal officerses are looking for a suspect who set a mosque on fire. investigators are trying to pinpoint the cause of the fire, they believe it was not an accident. a go fund me page to rebuild the mosque has raise $196,000. the search continues for a man police say abdomin -- abducted a georgetown university student at gun point. the victim was released after two hours. rmts -- authorities in washington, d.c. are searching for this man accused of kidnapping a college student. surveil he had -- video shows the suspect attempting to use the credit cards at the store.
it happened in broad daylight thursday, mere steps from the georgetown university campus, an upscale neighborhood. the suspect asked the student for money and grabbed him by the arm and pulled him into the car. police say he tried to force the student to take out money from several atms before entering the stores. the suspect being helped and leaving after his transactions are denied. >> reporter: when you hear that someone is kidnapped in the same neighborhood how does that make you feel. >> it's unnerving because i live here and walk here all the time. >> when "action news" continues an update on our final stories. >> plus a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. >> recapping our top stories on
"action news," thousands of protesters are expected to gather at philadelphia international airport in about an hour to voice their outrage over the president trump immigration ban. a protest yesterday included governor would feel and jim kenny. police say kenneth rush was driving under the influence when he struck and killed two sisters age also 10 and 19 and kept driving. he faces dui and vehicular homicide and other charges. a fire that started in a vacant house in the logan section of the city is suspicious. the blaze spread to the home of an elderly woman.
she escaped uninjured. >> chris, what about the snow? >> reporter: it's probably not at your doorstep, it's south jersey and delaware, we're expecting snow to develop after midnight tonight. there could be slick spots out there, because temperatures are expected to drop below freezing around 2:00 a.m. the expected snowfall totals like this. the coating area is places south of philadelphia, glassboro, mullica hill, pennsville, medford lakes, blackwood, salem. those areas will see a coating to an inch. one to two for millville, vineland, hammonton, buena, egg harbor, sea isle, those areas, one to two, maybe 2 1/2 to 3 depending on where the bands set up. by afternoon most of it it will be gone because it will met with temperatures in the 40s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows the
second system arrives tuesday afternoon. this time it's a northern storm so the northwestern suburbs see the snow not the southeastern suburbs. 43 wednesday, thursday, friday saturday in the 30s. in anticipation of the overnight event and the "action news" crew will start at 4:00 a.m. >> finally this afternoon a young man and old woman found sickness has deepened their relationship. 31-year-old native of bucks county has lived in west holy california apartment for five years next to 81-year-old norma. when she returned to the hospital, she could no longer live on her own, so chris took her in. they have found they enjoy each other's company and have a a lot in common. when they went to vote he loved her nasty girl t-shirt.