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new this morning, a driver is returned to the hospital after this crash on the roosevelt boulevard. we'll have the latest. also ahead the city gather to honor the life after fallen hero. we'll have more from the services for officer robert wilson the thirds. >> and it is the annual saint patrick's day parade, right here in philadelphia. while we know irish eyes will be smiling the question is: will the weather gods? today is sunday, march 15th, good morning to you thanks so much for joining us, i'm nicole brewer. it is 7:00 on the dot. let's sends it over to carol now for more on this forecast for the parade. people hoping for good weather, carol. >> yes, it will be dry out there not finding anything falling, the grounds is dry completely dry because of the
winds that will be cranking up today. that will dry any puddle out. it will just be windy today. but still not bad day at all for parade. ben franklin bridge, looks okay and the skies above couple of clouds there as we move on to the shore, you can see, pretty start to the day in ocean city. and the bore walk there is still drying out. but with the winds, you will be getting at the shore and every other location, that's going to be happening pretty soon. and then as we head out to the reading area, it looks okay. and you're even getting rid of some of the piles of snow and the temperatures will continue to be able to let you do. that will so, fairly nice start to the day. i think it is just going to be the winds we'll be noticing all day long. storm scan three showing the storm system to the north pulling away, that's it for us. but we've got few clouds out there right now, we find some breaks in the clouds, few more coming in, so that kind of day today with variable sky conditions. 44 degrees, the present temperature in philadelphia, we have 40 in trenton, 42 in wilmington, this is not a bad start to the day with temperatures as high as they are. and we'll get them little bit
higher, as well, with the winds, though it, will feel cooler. 12-mile per hour winds right now in philadelphia, but these winds can be gusting as high as 40 miles an hour today. temperatures get to go about that 50 degrees mark, still a nice looking day coming up. perfect for a parade, perfect to get outside but before the wind really start get those garbage cans in, do whatever you need to do so your neighbors don't ends up with t if they have something nice, then maybe you'll end one it in your yard. nick snow. >> carol, thank you. new this morning, a woman is returned to the hospital after her car hits a tree and overturns in philadelphia's lawncrest neighborhood. it happened in the inner lanes of roosevelt boulevard at somerdale avenue around 3:30, no word on right now on her condition. investigators are checking in to see if speed played a role in the crash. also new this morning, pick-up truck crashes into a home in aston, delaware county. it happened just before 1:00 in the 400 block of hidden valley road. now, no one inside that home was injured. the driver and passenger were
taken into custody. well honoring a fallen hero. thousands remember officer robert wilson iii he was killed in the line every duty during a robbery attempt at game stop earlier this morning. "eyewitness news" reporter steve patterson was at the emotional service. >> ♪ ♪ >> a final farewell for one of philadelphia's finest, ever. saturday morning a march through west philadelphia. officials, dignitaries joining with the city's force the very tip of the sphere that would usher in thousands. friends, family, citizens, and officers, from departments across the country all coming together to pay respects to one man. philadelphia police officer robert wilson iii. >> officer wilson was willing to take the heat and sacrifice himself. >> on march 5th 2015, officer wilson was buying a gift for
his nine year olson at this game stop in north philadelphia. inside by himself he fought with two armed robbers drawing fire away from pray tons using his very last breath to save other. >> he laid down his life for people in that store. >> inside the palestra saturday afternoon, tributes from those who witnessed his heroism. >> i've been in policing for 46 years and i have never witnessed an act of bravery like i saw that day. >> wilson's friends, fellow officers remember that warm smile and caring nature, making declarations to the family he left behind, and the one they now join. >> i'll always be there for you, just as i know robert does for my family. >> and as the pipes sounded for that final farewell, officer wilson would leave promote today sergeant,
decorated when metals for honor and valor beloved and hailed for trading his life, so others could live. >> robert f wilson iii is an american hero. >> during his speech, commissioner charles ramsey not only mention he would be awarding officer robert wilson iii one of philadelphia's highest honors, the metal of valor, but for courage the likes of which the commissioner had never seen says he would be renaming the award after philadelphia's latest fallen hero. reporting from west philadelphia i'm steve patterson, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". and for more on the tribute to slain philadelphia police officer robert wilson iii go to our website cbsphilly.com. a group of women are injured after their car flips onto its side in queen village. police say the car hit several vehicles in that parking lot at fifth and bainbridge before going into reverse and crashing through fence. people in that parking lot say they had to run for cover. >> i just heard some screaming
from the people working here, like no, no, and it was literally 90 miles an hour going reverse. i'm still shaking and i just turn around car gent flew right back in the gate. i just literally like dove. >> the four women inside the car were taken to the hospital. no word yet on their conditions. >> a woman in seaside heights new jersey is recovering after she was caught in a home explosion. now, according to police, that blast happened just after 10:00 o'clock saturday morning, on the first floor of the summer avenue home. the 26 year old woman was on the second floor. she was brought to the hospital for evaluation, with minor injuries, the cause of the blast is being investigated. >> inspectors trying to figure out what caused building collapses in philadelphia. first one happened earl saturday morning in kensington at this home on the 2700 block of emerald street. firefighters rescued a 43 year old resident from the rubble. now, he was hospitalized, and is expected to recover. the renmant that far property will have to be demolished.
now, the second partial collapse was in south philadelphia, on the 700 block of south street. you can see these bricks fell off the front of the building on saturday, right above a domino's pizza. now, fortunately, no one happened to be walking on that part of the sidewalk at that time. it is not clear yet what caused those bricks to fall. well, happening today the annual saint patrick's day parade in center city. thousands representing their irish heritage will par tate in the festivities. cherry gregg from our sister station "kyw news radio" 1006 is live along the parade route with a preview of what you can expect, good morning! >> reporter: good morning, nicole. of course you can expect lots of green and the official green for saint patrick's day of course; kelly green. and i'm here at 16th and jfk. the starting point for today's parade were 20,000 people are expected to gather along the route. it will start right here. it will go down the ben franklin parkway around the
oval to the art museum, there will be floats, marching bands, dance groups, flags and of course, all that green scattered throughout the route. this is one of the old he is saint patrick's day parade in the count rip all began 1771 making this the 245th anniversary, the parade will start at noon, and of course it will be liver on the "cw philly" at 1:00 p.m. let me just tell you the theme for this year, back out here live, is that it is st. patrick bless strength anuprep for our families. there is lots of celebrations commemorative masses today at st. patrick's church at 20th and locust streets that begins 9:15. there is also a leprochan run on west river dr. at 9:00. there is public crawls this afternoon. so lots of fun to be had all day, all in celebration of saint patty's day. live in center city, cherry gregg, "kyw news radio" for "eyewitness news".
>> kerry, in your last report you said there are no female leprochans. one of my twitter users said it is time to break the green sealing. and i agree with them. i think that's great. >> oh, ya, i agree with that, i love that, that's a great one. >> isn't that nice? that's from adam on twitter. thanks we'll check in with you in just a bit. >> all right hey make sure to join us for the saint patrick's day parade today it will be lots of fun we've got chris may kathy or r all broad ago cents live from the parade. coverage kicks off at 1:00 o'clock on our sister station the "cw philly" and watch it live on on the cbsphilly.com. catch the encore broadcast saint patrick's day tuesday morning right here on cbs-3. 7:09. two months after it was a scene after deadly terror spree, paris' kosher market reopens. we'll have the details. also ahead powerful cyclone hits tiny island nation, bringing winds of nearly 200 miles an hour. we'll have the latest on the death toll and who is tipping in to offer assistance.
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>> assume err market, reopened in paris. four jewish hostages were killed inside. overnight patrons crowded inside france's interior minister was the first to make a purchase, what appeared to be a bottle of wine. well, health officials say a number of americans returning from west africa are being monitored after possibly being expose today ebola. the cdc won't specify how many. but they are check to go see whether they show any symptoms of that disease. they will be housed near the university of nebraska medical center in roam a the national institutes of health or emory university hospital in atlanta. so far none of them have been diagnosed with ebola. well, a captain is dead and three crew members rescued. the tugboat returning to morning when it started singing yesterday. a crew member managed to make a cell phonecall to the coast guard. the crew members and emergency, rescued and treated for hypothermia authorities say the captain had not been able to put on an emergency suit as the boat was singing
in 37 degrees waters. there is no word at this time what cause that boat to sank, but the accident did occur in a storm. the president of a small pacific island nation is asking the international community for help reaching communities hard hit by cyclone pam. at least eight people were killed, cbs news correspondent brian web has that story. >> psych clone pam left massive devestation after it slimmed the island, wind approach 200 miles per hour stirred up sees, ripped off roofs, tossed boats like toys. >> i am speaking to you today with a heart that's so heavy i do not really know what impact psych clone pam had left on advanceuatu. >> knacked out off six an islands, many no running water, extent of the damage still unknown but secretary moon expressed concern it is widespread. >> i conveyed my personal on
behalf of the united nations our deepest condolances as well as our strong commitment and solidarity, to the people. >> authorities crammed 1500 residents, from the capitol city port villa into 23 emergency shelters, just before the cyclone hit. about 47,000 people live in the capitol but more than 200,000 others are spread over dozens of the small island. relief is on the way. new zealand is pledged million dollars in aid and australia is sending emergency response teams. they need that help in a hurry, another cyclone is forecast to hit near the island chain in the next few days. >> brian web cbs-3 "eyewitness news". a power of mother nature. 7:00 czars we check in with carol. good morning carol. >> we're in fine shape in our area certainly. we've got couple every clouds throughout right now. the delaware river has broken up the ice we're happy to to say, looking at much better
conditions today. >> i want to show you how pretty the sunrise at the shore. absolutely gorgeous, look at that as the sun just goes above the horizon and just beautiful start. perfect halo. if i can -- limbo lower now. but yes just a beautiful looking day starting. but few clouds, and i think you will find that, also, what you will be finding out there is the wind. wind will be extreme. right now the palmyra cove nature park says the winds are out of the west about 1 mile an hour, 4 miles an hour, and we could be adding a zero to that four. winds could gust as high as 40 miles an hour as we go through the day today. we've got 44 in philadelphia, 40 in trenton, 42 in wilmington, 43 down in millville, 41 in allentown temperatures are mild at this point in the morning. the winds are starting to pick up. they are about 12 miles an hour through philadelphia, we just added 2 miles an hour to that from the last hour. and, they are starting get little gusty up in the poconos.
and that will continue throughout the day. and in fact it will continue everywhere. one storm system, the rain make fresh yesterday, is gone. high pressure builds in. it is kind of invisible but you'll feel it, because of the winds funneling between these two systems. clouds are out there right now, few of them, but we find some breaks, as women, later this afternoon, few more clouds. temperatures in the 50's today. just barely, though. and it will feel cooler than that because of the winds as strong as they will be. then tomorrow, looks nice. the winds machine shuts off. the temperatures crank up. we should be around 60 degrees tomorrow. this cold front comes through late monday, early tuesday maybe triggering a brief shower overnight early on tuesday morning, otherwise this thing gets out of here and there is colder air that follows from the middle of the week. future weather not much to talk about as we go through the day everybody getting ready for the parade. the streets are dry the winds will be up though so just remember that, extra layer wouldn't hurt. 4:00 this afternoon we see sun, clouds, and then we will be finding conditions tomorrow, starting to warm up,
as this air comes up from the south. 60 degrees tomorrow with a sprinkle around early on tuesday morning otherwise, we end up with a cooler day shaping up by the time we get to the middle of the week. 26-mile per hour wind as we go through the morning this afternoon, they get into the 30-mile per hour range cannot rule out 40-mile per hour winds in our area, and maybe even stronger than that, the farther north you go. temperatures 80s 90s through la. women, it is a lot above average this week for them. for us, as we look at the upcoming week, we will find temperatures averaging below average, thanks to what's happening on wednesday. fifty in philadelphia, shore 48, the poconos 42 degrees today. we will be finding our temperatures with the leprochan out there at 50, winds gusting to 40 miles an hour, so it is a day that you will pay attention to that, by the time we get to tonight see temperatures 35 degrees,
tuesday, spring em, wednesday much cooler, highs only lower 40's, below freezing at night. nicole? >> all right carol thank you. clock 19 right now. let's see how traffic is morning out there with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic centerment ann? >> good morning looking at the vine street expressway at the ben franklin parkway. now our ben franklin parkway as i was just telling our producer, vince; down today. but the next best thing the vine street expressway to the ben franklin parkway, height way you would take if you are headed to today's saint patty's parade, at the ben franklin parkway starts jfk boulevard. no delays or problems here on the vine street expressway. it is in perfect shape. we move the traffic cam to i-95. this is i59 at allegheny avenue. no accident to tell but thankfully no big backups on i-95. it is humming along fine this morning. i hope it stays that way right? on to the ben franklin bridge, no delays or problems on the ben franklin bridge, further up headed to the shore no problems on 42, five, a the a.c. expressway or the garden state parkway.
admiral wilson boulevard, 676, look okay, as well. that's the latest from the cbs-3 traffic center. i'm ann evans now back to you, nicole. >> ann thank you. still to come on "eyewitness news", carol answers your pet questions. and in this week's ask the vet. >> reasons you should vaccinate that you might never have thought of for your indoor pets. we'll check it out with doctor jerry
2900 grays ferry avenue and your questions. >> a lot of people say my pets are inside, they don't need rabies, or other vaccines. you say that's rad i can us? >> i think it is very intense and sometimes people call me up and i get a phonecall saying i just found my cat in the house caring a dead bat around in its mouth. so we do know that bats can carry rabies. i know the incidents is very low but not zero. so for peace of minds i would never keep a pet in the households that wasn't vaccinated against rabies. for dogs, cats, a lot of the upper respiratory disease also trans miserable airborne. so these are things that they can get even if they don't even go out to go to the bathroom. they get it just sitting in housement. >> some of what,. >> kennel cough rhino trachea -- there is whole slew of what we would call cold virus that is these pets can get that are airborne. >> catwalks by the open window outside that somebody's scat
not vaccinated it can walk into your house and your cat could get it even though your cat never went snout. >> correct. also see a loft inside cats, cats that get fleas. able though they run out have it on the front lawns they're outside, so they can get any of the things they go if running wilds. >> here, so in other words get them vaccinate in the. >> it is wise to vaccinate. better to be safe than sore. >> i right. shear someone whose pet has diabetes, and with dogs, diabetes requires insulin shots. and this person says cannot do it. >> i hate needles, can i not give my dog a shot. >> well i've had over the years fairly common disease in cats and dogs, any number of people have incredible anxiety about giving needles. as long as you teach them the right way i have people come in, they are shaking the first time they give the injection and i tell them in two, three weeks, you won't even think about it, you will go a give
the injection. so not something you're thrilled about, really is pretty easy to learn without freaking out. >> can you prevent diabetes in your pet, if you can how do you do that? >> i think a lot of times it is nothing that you can prevent but high carbohydrate diet would make it easier to get diabetes. certainly medications like cortisone, if they're on it for awhile consideration cause diabetes. >> if your pet is diabetic, how often do you need to take your pet in to get the blood test today make sure you are giving the right amount of inch lynn. >> more often do you it, the better it will be. we have it found sometimes people know their cats once a week witness every two weeks. >> same thing with dogs. >> same, dogs are little easier to monitor than cats. you should be doing it at least every couple of weeks. >> oh,. >> for sure. >> for dogs and cats. >> if they're die diabetic, for sure. it fluctuate the amount of insulin they need on daily basis. >> some people say that we're running out of time.
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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> today is sunday march 15th, good morning to you thanks so much for joining us, i'm nicole brewer. it is just about 7:30 right now. we sends over to carol for more on the forecast today for our saint patrick's day parade. you're saying maybe bring the extra layer in case? >> i think so because of the winds. temperatures will be fine, 50 degrees, not bad at all. but with the winds that we're expecting, as we go through the day out of the northwest chilly direction to begin with, and they're going to be 20, 25 miles an hour, and they do at times gust to 40 miles an hour, maybe not quite that hi through center city, but it will feel like it, it will be hard to tell the difference, so just take extra layer it doesn't hurt. center city philadelphia, you can see the low clouds that we have out there right now.
not the brightest of starts, but it is fairly mild one. where it is bright start look how gorgeous it is, in atlantic city with the sun coming up, reflecting off the water, ocean looks quiet looks gorgeous. and then we head out to the melting snow lands of kutztown. 39 degrees and you can see i guess, doug few wheel i's out on the feel, but there go, looking for that snow to continue to melt over the next couple of days, and for those every us who do not like snow, it is great to see it good bye. storm scan3, to the north, you can see where they are still getting some snow. that's out of our storm system that brought the rain to us, but it is bringing some snow to the north. we will be finding some clouds around here today and some sun breaks, too 44 degrees right now in philadelphia, 40 in trenton 42 degrees in wilmington, 43 millville, 44 in dover everybody pretty consistently in the 40's right now, by noon, we still will be there. by three p.m. and after we get to our high of the day that's going to be around 50 degrees today. again, i keep under scoring this probably sick of hearing
it, very blustery day today. if you have things in the yard that tends to blow away, i would make sure i either move them inside or way them down somehow. by 9:00 few clouds, winds do start to pick up as we move on through the afternoon hours. we talk about a warm day on that seven day forecast, and couple every colder days, and that's just ahead. nick snow. >> carol, thank you. a final farewell for one every philadelphia's finest. thousands remember officer robert wilson the thirds. officer wilson was killed in the line every duty during a robbery attempt at game stop in north philadelphia on march 5th. he was buying a gift for his nine year old son when he fought with two armed robbers trying to draw fire away from patrons. >> i've been in policing for 46 years. and i have never witnessed an act of bravery like i saw that day. >> during final farewell officer wilson was promote today sergeant and the department's metal of valor
was renamed in his honor. wilson eight year department veteran is the situation tenth police officer killed in the line of duty in the last nine years. well, turning now to the ongoing situation in ferguson, missouri. the manhunt continues for who ever shot and wound the two police officers during a protest last week. now, police say they are following up on more than dozen tips, and have asked a community on edge for their help. craig boswell is in ferguson with the latest. st. louis county police chief says the search for suspects is a priority. >> can i not tell you at this point that arrest is imminent. certainly nobody in custody. >> tips, including one that led police to search a home just blocks from the ferguson police department, turned up nothing. the two officers shot outside the department early thursday are now recovering at home. one of them with a bullet still lodged near his ear. >> ♪ ♪ >> clergy, community members, comdemn the violence, praying for peace during a candlelight
vigil the night after the shooting. just down the street, as protesters gathered, officers were keeping their distance, and no visible riot gear. a noticeable difference from the response to demonstrators after the shooting of un arm black teenager, michael brown by white police officer darren wilson, last summer. >> now, months later glimpse of reconciliation, as some reforms take place. six employees including the police chief have resigned or been fired since the justice department report found widespread racial bias in the police force. demonstrators want the mayor to step down, and many told me they want the police department disolved. the police chief did say friday that the county in talks to take over the department, but no contract written or assigned. in ferguson missouri, craig boswell, cbs news. a funeral services were held saturday for 19 year old tony robinson killed during a
officer involved shooting in wisconsin. more than a thousand mourners packed his high school in madison. robinson was shot and killed march 6th. people from all walks of life, culture, religion, attended the services. some never met robinson. other new him from his childhood. >> could you just see the kid in him and his aunts and that was really nice. i think those things need to be shown that he was a real person and 'd real soft side. >> i just remember him playing with all of the kid. he was the biggest kid, so he would pick them up. >> reporter: police say robinson, unarmed, assaulted the office here then drew his weapon and fired. the shooting is under investigation by the department of justice. police have released body camera footage showing the dramatic rescue of a 18 month old utah girl more than a week ago. this is an incredible story. she was strapped into her carseat hanging upside down as icy water flowed through the car for 14 hours before she was found. first responders pulled lilly out and she was car toyed waiting ambulance.
now, once inside a officer patted her on the back and that's when she began showing signs of life. again, just incredible. lilly was released from the hospital wednesday and was not seriously injured. her mother, unfortunately died in that crash. well, just scary moments after united flight landed on blown tire in denver saturday. see that tire just come apart there. passengers of course cheering when that plane came safer throw a halt. the united flight was headed to can as city and forced to turn around for that emergency landing shortly after take off. well wedding bells are ringing for sarah pail inch's daughter bristol palin is now engaged. the daughter of the former alaska governor is set to marry former us marine and metal of honor recipient dakota meyer. the pair announced the engagement on social media. she has six year old son with lehigh johnson former fiancee. no words yet on a wedding date. 7:35, still to come on "eyewitness news" a
philadelphia school with a rich irish heritage gets ready to join in on the philly sparks son. for the first time they've got a tradition kathy orr will show us. area teen reaction to some exciting news. i love this video. we'll tell you what's on that letter that she reading. and carol has your saint pat's parade forecast, plus a look at what our weather watchers are saying, and seeing this morning. we'll have that when we return.
well, take a look at. that will the chicago river has gone green for the saint patrick's day holiday celebration. residents, tourists gather to watch both make green waves ahead of the zit i's st. patrick's parade saturday. cool. pennsylvania lieutenant governor mike stack on hand for the annual 58 wards st. patrick's party. "eyewitness news" at the townsend room in northeast philadelphia. last night's party feature variety of entertainment including dj and irish dancers. of course, there was also great food. probably some irish potatoes. happening today preparations are underway for the annual st. patrick's parade f you're traveling in center city, expect to see a cbsphilly.com of green and plenty of darn g and singling. cherry gregg from sister station "kyw news radio" 1060 live along the parade route with a preview. good morning! >> reporter: good morning, nicole. here at 16th and jfk where in just few hours thousands will gather here for the annual st.
patrick's parade. it all began in 1771 here in philadelphia making philadelphia's st. patrick's parade the second oldest in the nation. now, 20,000 people will gather here wearing their spring/clover green. they'll gather here and of course the parade route goes from 16th and jfk down the parkway, the performance area is near 23rd street, and then the parade continues around eakins oval to the art museum. there, 150 groups are expected to take part. there is going to be marching bands, dance groups, floats, flags and all sorts of green taking place all along the park way. the parade begins around noon. live coverage will be on the "cw philly" at 1:00 p.m. and back out here live, let me tell you couple of little fun facts about st. patrick's day. first of all the official
color is a kelly/spring green which is a color of a clover or a shamrock. the official flower is a lime green chris san thumb, and if you want to eat something of course, there is corned beef and hash. so, lots of things you can do on st. patrick's day. live in center city, "kyw news radio" cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> all right, thanks for the update, we appreciate it. 7:41 right now. for the first time this year, students from a west philadelphia school will march in today's parade. that school once home to many irish immigrants, now has students from more than 30 countries. kathy orr introduces us to a place that's living the spirit of st. patrick. with every puff into her french horn, 13 year old akira sanders gets her part little closer to perfect. same with 12 year old trombone player lala hamter.
seven piece brass bran, polishing up two classic irish songs, danny boy irish washer woman for this year's st. patrick's parade. >> how excited are you guys to be in a parade? >> very. >> this is the first time saint francis desales will be presented in the par a. but not their first rodeo. the school has orchestra of 150 players. they played everywhere from the kimmel center to major sporting event. >> there is nothing like being in a orchestra to keep a student on the road to success. >> the idea is that the hand that holds an instrument will never hold a gun. >> the orchestra reflect a neighborhood long home to immigrant. back in 1904, when the school opened, most were from ireland. >> the irish immigrant held build up the school for other people and other immigrants to come and learn. >> over the decade, the school became a melting pot now it includes student friends africa asia, latin america. the principal sister mary
mcnulty, says it is a wonderful reflection of saint st. patrick's life. >> he was missionary i think a missionary's heart is open and goes out to all people. >> he taught a very immigrant and the irish about the trinity, the father, the son the holy spirit, by using the ham rock leaves. >> reporter: so on parade day in st. patrick's honor lal a and akira will be ready. >> ♪ ♪ >> and that was kathy orr reporting. make sure to join us for the st. patrick's parade today. chris may, kathy orr kate bilo will be broadcasting from the parade. coverage kicks off at 1:00 on our sister station the "cw philly". you can also watch it live on cbsphilly.com. now if you miss the parade catch the encore broadcast on st. patrick's day 9:00 tuesday morning right here on cbs-3. carol? >> and our weather watchers are up early this morning in
their green pajamas, i know, every single one every them. we are looking at a 39 degrees temperature, not as cold as it normally; and i think margo is probably very happen which that down in buena vista. temperatures actually dropped an agree we are drying up after she said they got 25 hours of rain yesterday. yes, it was cloudy, it was misty, it was not great yesterday. we've got 39 degrees temperature, and this is out in nottingham. temperatures are not as cold as we've seen in a lot of mornings, but still, it is cold enough. and mike, with that darling little baby in downingtown has the following comment: clouds, bit every winds with the rising sun trying to peak under the clouds. it is trying. let's take a look and see where it might be succeeding. in is down at the shore, and we see that we've got as we go to atlantic city the sun actually winning out. winning the battle at the shore and showing up a lot more than the clouds are. but, in a number of other locations we are seeing fair amount of clouds this morning. temperatures along the shore in the four's, 43 in atlantic city, 41 in wildwood, then you
mover inland, and the temperatures are in the 40's. forty-three in millville. forty-four in philadelphia, 40 in trenton, 42 wilmington, 41 allentown, it wasn't so long ago, that these temperatures would have looked like a tropical paradise to us. and i think as we get to mid-week, when the temperatures drop below freezing again that this will look pretty warm to start the morning. but we've got it this morning. we will enjoy it, hang onto it, one storm system gone, that was the one yesterday and few clouds, still remaining, and then as i've been saying all morning long, it is the wind you'll remember today t comes funneling down out of the northwest especially, as we get toward the afternoon hours and that's going to be making these temperatures that get to 50 degrees today feel probably colder than, that i suggest that nicole take extra layer when on the float. today in the parade, and probably great idea for everybody else. so temperatures around 50 degrees, with the wind, undoubtedly feeling colder than that. tomorrow though, look at this just in time for you to go back to work and schoolment isn't that great of the
weather to do that? , we have 06 degrees. clouds associated with that but then pretty mile. then the next weather maker coming out of the northwest that will be this front t comes through late monday recalling early actuals, as it does so, couple every showers cannot totally be ruled out. tuesday's temperatures, still fairly mild, and around 50, 52 degrees, but the wind will start to pick up. then the colder air starts to funnel in. that means that wednesday our temperatures will be in the lower 40's, and at night, will be below freezing. today, though, we won't get ahead of ourselvesment little built ahead of ourselves, now it is 11:00 in the morning. >> certainly isn't in reality but we're jumping into time, finding few clouds around, some sun breaks, and few more clouds, and some sun breaks, as we move through the afternoon. and the winds just funneling downment tomorrow, we've got nice looking day. so we'll hang onto. that will but in the interim let's take a look at the winds speeds. by noon, they are around
27 miles an hour through philadelphia, 10 miles an hour faster than that to the north. we pick up 44-mile an hour winds in the poconos around the 30 plus category as go through south jersey philadelphia, and then the winds die down. after midnight tonight they start to really die down. but even this evening, it will be very, very windy around here. temperatures, though not bad. without the wind, this would be a magnificant day. 50 degrees in philadelphia. let's make it that way anyway. forty-eight at the shore. 42 degrees in the poconos. we see some clouds along with everything else. and we see couple of these jumping around, don't be alarmed, they're leprochans. they mean no harm. sunday, 1:00 p.m., we have the parade, saint patrick's day parade winds pretty strong, and then, with that 50 degrees temperature today we drop to 35 degrees tonight partly cloudy, still windy out there. and then, as we go through the next couple every days, i think you will really like the temperature monday at 60 degrees. we column down, with maybe the
early sprinkle on tuesday wednesday, 42, and thursday, just 45 degrees. it get cold in the middle of the week, nicole? >> carol, we'll take it, though. let's see 7:48. we check the roads and highways with ann evans in the traffic center. good morning ann. >> good morning, nicole. looking at the vine street expressway at the schuylkill today. now, if you are going to today's saint patrick's day parade. this would be one of the roadways you might take. it is in fine shape. by the way if you are headed to the saint patty's day parade it starts at jfk boulevard t goes to the ben franklin parkway. right now no delays here on the vine street expressway at the schuylkill expressway. there is no delays or problems. volume looks like it is slow to pick up this morning that's what we're seeing on our area highways. we move the traffic cam here, this is the schuylkill expressway approaching mall boulevard in king of prussia. and again lighter volume than usual today. maybe folks just are sleeping in who knows but everything looks okay. and onto gorgeous picture of the walt whitman bridge
mid-span, and again, no problems on the walt whitman bridge. volume picking up. if you are taking this to the shore today it will be nice day, little on the windy side. if you are taking it to the shore no delays or problems on 42, 55 the a.c. expressway or the garden state parkway. 676 the admiral wilson boulevard looks good. taking mass transit to morning it is on or close to schedule for septa, new jersey transit and the patco high-speed line. even amtrak reporting in with no major delays or problems. and that's the latest from the cbs-3 traffic centerment i'm ann evans now nicole, back to you. >> ann, thank you. get those bracket ready march madness kicks in to high gear today with selection sunday. we're doing sports coming up next. first though here's a look at what's coming up tonight on cbs-3.
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69 to 52. so they are the biggies champs. temple facing number 20 smu quinton, with the shot off the glass right here, temple led by two, at the half, but former sixers coach larry brown had smu playing the right way. nick moore running the floor emanuel on the ally-oop. smu will win this 169 to 54. delaware state trying to win their conference get into the big dance. todd hughes with the lay in right here. but amp on out scored delaware state by 21-point in the second half. hampton will win this 182 to 61. and will go to the tournament, with a sub 500 record. >> one of the best teams in being how seems like forever but can't win in philadelphia. last time they won here the 1997 stanley cup finals. first periods of game, flyers will get on the board first braydon, straight shot, one-nothing flyers, but look
again. as to who tipped this in. more on that in a minute. second periods, flyers on the power play, schenn once again picks up the power play goal. the flyers will take a three-one lead. then we have 11 seconds into the third period. schenn again. and it looks like for the hat trick. so fans are going to throw their hats down on the to the ice. we have hundreds of hats on the ice but not so fast there. was a scoring change. the first goal credited to wayne simmons. so, a bunch of fans out a hat. hey the flyers go onto win this 17 to two. >> sixers hosting the nets at the wells fargo sent, coming off a friday win against sacramento. the sixers with some good defense. noel with the block. then on the run weaver jason richardson, throwing the ally-oop off the glass to robert covington. and we have time winding down, in the first half smith will take the last shot for the three pointer right here. very excited about that. runs right up the hallway to the lockerroom.
sixers led by five at the half. in the second half that belonged to the nets. former sixer that young next drive, sixers lose tough 194 to 87. >> that's all for sports, i'm leslie van arsdale. have a great day. >> well, bart's is child life month. children's hospital of philadelphia is celebrating in a really special way. take a look. ♪ ♪ >> so cute. chop brought together families and patients and staff for this fun rendition of taylor swift shake it off. check out those girls swinging their hymns. yes, they have some moves. the purpose to bring attention to chop's numerous child life therapy programs, they focus on education and creativity. look at that nurse getting down. i just love it. i bet those kids had the best time ever. >> hey speaking of the best time ever. it is a dream come true for a cumberland county pennsylvania teen, this may be my favorite story. take a look. >> you have been accepted to
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irish pride steps off in the city today with saint patrick's day parade. we'll have a live preview whatever you can expect coming up next. good morning to you, today is sunday, march 15th, 2 days from saint patrick's day. i'm nicole brewer. it is 8:00. we send over to carol for more on the parade forecast which all-in-all not too bad. right, carol? >> not too bad. we'll find clouds out there seeing them already out there this morning and there will be cup kel of is under breaks, but the wind you notice, temperature at 50 degrees not bad. winds are too high for comfort. looking outside boardwalk plaza, rehoboth beach see earlier it was very sunny and beautiful. now the clouds are moving in in that direction. and that's just a trend for the day. now, the winds have not really started in ernest yet. so this is a great time in the morning to get outside secure those trash cans, and anything else that you need to do. forty-two in trenton, 43 in wilmington fairly comfortable