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delaware valley joins in a day of service to honor dr. martin luther king. >> win you're in, the eagles play the nfc championship. >> i love that promo. >> bitter cold returns to the region, accuweather is tracking the chance for snow tomorrow good morning, it is 5:30 a.m., monday, january 15. we're on a high. >> it's how you get warm and stay warm. >> i wasn't sure what that was in my house we were doing -- matt is off, have alicia vitarei joins us. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: whatever works. >> reporter: exiting football the last couple of weeks, they are talking about how ratings are down for football games, if you missed the games, you missed something. we have cloud cover around this morning, generally speaking we're expecting it to get fairly bright we'll see clouds build in
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as the day goes on. here's the temperatures it's cold to start out. 15 degrees in trenton. 18 in philadelphia. 18 in reading, 16 in wilmington, 18 in millville. 18 degrees in cape may. the windchills even though the winds are not super strong enough to get the windchills making it feel like the sing digits, bundle up for a five degree windchill in philadelphia. 4 in trenton. 1 in allentown, 5 in wilmington and 5 in millville. as we go through the day, it's going to be a chilly one. not as cold as yesterday, yesterday's high, 27. it felt worst with the strong blustery winds. 31 by 1:00 p.m. i'm expecting a high of 32 at 3:00 p.m. you can see how the clouds get thicker as we go through the day. the windchills will be a factor for those of you doing outdoor volunteer activities. you want to bundle up. it will feel like the teens at
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noon, there are the 8 to 16-mile an hour. we're track a clipper system coming at us tomorrow with a little bit of light snow not heavy accumulations, but being in traffic can be problematic, that looks like it comes in tomorrow afternoon, i'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: a little bit is sometimes worse if you have a nice day it's a dry day. looking at the schuylkill expressway, no problems on the schuylkill expressway. blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 in good shape of we have a huge accident involving an overturned vehicle on the schuylkill expressway in the overnight hours near montgomery drive, everything is cleared out, all lanes open on the highways, looking good, we have a problem in west chester from an earlier water main break doing emergency road repairs. high street is being blocked with lane restrictions near east biddle street. i-95 no problems here,
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southbound traffic heading toward center city, moving nicely so far, tam. >> dr. martin luther king junior is famous for manyization including this one, life's most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others. many are honoring his legacy putting others in need first. jeanette reyes is live at the girard college where others are out already on this cold morning. it's beautiful to see. >> reporter: martin luther king day is about action not only remembering him, but doing things he would have done and celebrated. this is the setup in the main room at girard college. we see volunteers arriving at this early hour, 5:30 a.m., 150,000 people are expected to serve in almost 2,000 projects. some of the activities include
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workshops, trainings and job opportunity fairs and king concert. we'll see governor wolf and mayor kenny and others. they will pack food to be distributed to hundreds of area nonprofit organizations. all this highlights the poor people's campaign that was launched by dr. king 50 years ago today. take a listen to what todd burnstein had to say about the event. >> dr. king was a man of action and enemy of apathy taking on the most pressing social challenges of the day. on this day, 50 years after his death, we are taking concerns of the community 150,000 strong turning those concerns into
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citizen action. >> reporter: and coming back out live to us, you can see the murals here those are made by some of the students in fact the entire room is adorned with murals painted over the past 20 years. todd burnstein was talking about the importance of making sure that the expect generation knows about dr. king. cecil b. moore freedom fighters who demonstratessed in the 1960s along with dr. king to did he -- desegregate girard cleblg -- college, the younger generation will be hearing that. we'll have full report on that coming up today. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> so inspiring. flames destroyed a tire store in west philadelphia at
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50th and street and haverford avenue. the business was gutted. there were no reports of injuries. >> flames could be seen for miles as an abandoned row home burned in north philadelphia last night. fire and smoke bellowed from the roof on the 1400 block of north 7th street. fortunately nobody bass injured, there is no word on what started the fire. philadelphia water crews continue to repair water main breaks across the city. this water main break buckled the 2500 block of montrose street in south philadelphia. residents say it started as a small bubble of water and now it's a steady stream. >> gradually as this has come on it's washed away everything that everything is sunken in. the cars will come down here and fall in. >> the water department was out overnight to shut off the water. >> 5:36 a.m., president trump face repeated questions over the
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weekend being asked are you a racist. the president has been criticized for using slurs against haiti and african nations. last night as his resort he had this to say. >> i'm not a racist. >> the comment was reportedly made during an immigration meeting last week, some senators confirm the use of a slur while others deny it. the fallout derailed the effort of immigration with the president blaming the democrats. >> well, the eagles are one win away from getting to the super bowl. tickets for sunday's nfc championship game against the minnesota vikings right in philadelphia, this sunday at the linc go on sale tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. the action cam stopped by chickee and pete's in south philadelphia, fans awaiting the outcome of the vikings game when minnesota edged out the saints
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in the final play of the game. the crowd had mixed reaction. >> i was hoping for the saints, i would play a good offense with a bad defense. >> i would rather face them than drew brees. i think the eagles will be all right at home. >> eagles gear flying off the shelves at modells sporting good in northeast. if you're looking for that mask, lane johnson's underdog look already sold out on amazon. >> what i loved after the eagles game, i think malcom jenkins said we had never lost faith in each other. they played with heart until the last minute. >> reporter: on friday, i said the defense has to win it for us. you saw drew brees turn it around in the second half. we don't have to worry about
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that. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we don't have to worry about any precipitation. as we look outside, we have clouds over the commodore barry bridge you can kind of see that in this early picture on sky6 live hd. i expect to see sun poke through. the early part of the day will be brighter than the ladder part as more clouds ride in. 18 degrees is the current temperature. bundle up as you head out for early volunteer activities today. winds out of the northwest not too bad, but bad enough to give you a windchill of 5. 13 degrees in allentown. 15 in trenton. 13 in wilmington, and 18 in philadelphia and millville. 19 not much better in cape may. there's a flood watch going until 7:00 a.m. in lancaster county. a little residual flooding leftover out there, but it will be subsiding shortly. satellite and radar there are the clouds around right now.
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hoping this breaks up a little bit, eventually the clouds increase, some of them coming in off the ocean we're watching the cloud cover coming in from the west with the clipper system tomorrow. 19 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 24 by 10:00 a.m. 29 by noon, 32 is the high by 3:00 p.m. it's cold this afternoon, but not as breezy and cold as yesterday when we had a high of 27. high temperatures across the region chilly up in allentown and reading staying in the upper 20s today. freezing mark in trenton and wilmington. 32 in wilmington, 34 the high in millville. 33 in cape may. here's the clipper system bringing snow to us late tomorrow and into tomorrow night. looks like it's a quick hit and won't produce a whole lot of snow which is tip i canal with these clipper systems. the main snow arriving after 2:00 p.m., and ending after midnight. a coating to two inches is what we're expecting. some models suggesting wednesday
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morning could have a lingering snow shower or flurry, we'll see about. we'll get an inch of notice in philadelphia. this recent model run has jumped up to 2 inches in philadelphia. up in allentown maybe a little bit more, some models 2 to 3 inches there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're going for a high of 32 degrees, increasing clouds for martin luther king. tomorrow an accuweather alert, light snow arriving in the afternoon and evening. not much, but enough to make the travel slippery. the snow ends in the wee hours of wednesday morning well before the rush. we'll see we have something lingering into the rush high of 35. thursday, sunny, 37. friday, sunny, 43. high on saturday, 46. eagles sunday, 54 degrees, clouds and sun, good for tailgaters later in the evening there's a chance of rain arriving, but hopefully it holds
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off until after the game. >> 5:41 a.m., we have an update on the deadly mudslides in california. surveillance video shows a car launching into a building where it ends up hanging off the second floor. >> officials in hawaii make personnel changes in the wake of a false missile warning can you imagine? >> reporter: i can't imagine. looking live at i-95 no big traffic problems kind of quiet by allegheny. we'll talk about construction on i-95 and the schuylkill expressway, it's monday we'll help you get you started coming up next. 5:45 a.m., if you're just
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waking up with us. live looking at spring mountain. skiers will hit the slopes. yesterday it was packed with weather like this it's a day that makes you wanted to the wintry activities. >> stay in the lodge and drink cocoa. >> reporter: tam and i would be good at that, we would stay in the lodge and send the kids and the husband's on the slopes. good day to do it. live in northeast philadelphia, woodhaven road at millbrook road. light snowfall coming in, but not today, coming in from bensalem no issues there.
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i-95 they will be periodic traffic stops tonight through friday night, 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and southbound on i-95 between allegheny and girard overnight 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. if you're out there late at night or early in the morning traveling like we do, you'll have irs. on the schuylkill -- you will h. on the schuylkill expressway, it's shut down eastbound at south street 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. eastbound on the schuylkill expressway. looking on the big picture, 11 degrees in quakertown, 13 in pottstown. 16 in in malvern. 18 degrees in center city. 15 in browns mills, 19 in dover, delaware. and when you factor in a little bit of light wind feels like five degrees, tam. >> new surveillance video shows a crazy scene a moment an out-of-control car crashed into
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the second floor of the build. you -- of the building you see it lodged there. the driver hit a center divider and went airborne and got stuck in the side of a dental office. two people inside the car suffered minor injuries. the death toll for southern california stands at 20, with four more people listed missing. hundreds attended a candle light vigil to pay tribute to the victims. flash floods sent debris case -- cascading through montecito. rescuers are going door to door. the person responsible for hawaii's false ballistic missile warning has been reassigned to a different post. hawaii's governor has apologized
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state officials say an officer involved in the routine drill pushed the wrong button. the federal communications commission said they have opened an investigation. people are saying they will never get that 45 minutes back in our lives. >> pope francis is in south america we have the plans for his trip up next. >> folks in florida enjoy a tune that we love right here at "action news."
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media. eagles fans in florida celebrated saturday's big win in true philadelphia fashion. ♪ a lot bit of time. that is the "action news" theme song plague bay bar in key west. the place belongs to former sixers owner pat croce. as the eagles won and the place erupted our classic tune was among the song and chants heard. >> move closer to the keys. >> reporter: our feelings fans were celebrating, especially here. this is a live new accident on the schuylkill expressway eastbound at university. multi-vehicle accident looks like three vehicles involved blocking the left lane and traffic kind of slowing past the scene on the schuylkill expressway eastbound. mass transit, we're on new jersey transit on a sunday schedule today for the mlk day. wilmington/newark lines outbound
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train will not service churchman's crossing due to water main break. >> reporter: 18 degrees in philadelphia. 13 in allentown. windchills in the single digits, bundle up if you're heading out and do volunteer service today for mlk day. noon, 29. high of 32 degrees is the high. windchills will make it feel like the mid 20s even at the best of times. we're looking at clouds increasing a bit as the day goes on. 29 degrees is the 7:00 temperature tonight. alicia and tam. >> all right, david thank you. happening today, pope francis arrives in chile for a 3 day visit. the cat lik -- catholic church in chile is losing people over allegations of abuse. the pope will meet with members of the indigenous group. the pope will head to peru.
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look at penns landing. there's somebody out there in the middle getting the ice ready. i hope they have on the long scrowns because you'll need them, 18 degrees. >> a traffic stop, an officer noticed that the passenger was carrying a gun. the 22-year-old was asked to get out of the vehicle. he pulled the weapon from his waistband and took off running. the officer shot the suspect he is in critical condition. a weapon was recovered at the scene. the driver of the car was not charged. a serious cause brought first responders to the ice. the camden county warriors took on the new jersey state police. all the warriors work in public safety in the county. the money they raised will go to fallen firefighter matthew
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>> good morning it is 6:00 a.m., monday, january 15. matt is off, alicia vitarelli is joining us. >> thousands of people expected to gather in north philadelphia to honor martin luther king junior with a day of service. >> a car plunges into the delaware river killing a passenger. the driver is accused of running away. the eagles face the vikings in the nfc championship. birds fans going out to show their team spirit. >> the vikings showed they are a team with heart. our eagles, the way they rallied around each other. they took it down to the last minute, the vikings took it down to the last second, b


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