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this is new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now, eyewitness news this morning. good morning, everybody. 6:a.m. right now, and wicked winds, heavy downpours tearing through parts of the tristate area this morning. the dangerous weather left a
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in new jersey. eyewitness news is live with the scope of the overnight damage. also a man reported missing has been found dead on long island. details this morning as investigators open up a murder investigation. good morning, everybody. early on this sunday morning, april the 3rd. thanks for being with us early on this kind of cold, wet, windy. >> the wind, if you were driving this morning, the wind was pushing me into other lanes. >> you were coming up from new jersey. it's not a good morning. thanks for tuning in, starting your day with us. >> i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. welcome to eyewitness news. >> i was up a little late watching the carolina syracuse game, but i swear i saw a few flurries.
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and these flakes accumulated in parts of the area. poughkeepsie, let's get started first, the winds are wild outside. we have 37 degrees on the thermometer but we have also got the winds gusting above 40 miles per hour and combine those two and you have a pretty serious windchill that feels uncomfortable and that's the way it's going to stay. peak wind gusts 5 52 miles per hour in philadelphia. 44 miles an hour for islip. high wind warning remains in place until 2:00 p.m. told. we're go to -- going to feel the effects of the wild winds in the afternoon. peak wind gusts have been approaching that 40 miles per hour range pretty much across the board. it's not out of the question that we'll see some of these winds peaking and gusting, 50 to 60 miles per hour. you have heard the winds howling.
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it's going to feel uncomfortable. and watch for things that are not secured down. that will prevent problems from occurring hope flip. windchill factor will take us right -- hopefully. windchill factor will take us right into tomorrow morning. tonight. tomorrow, even into tuesday, teens and 20s for the windchills. it's really going to be cold right through the early part of the week. tuesday is the worst of the chill. on the weather alert, there's the high wind warning. it goes until 2:00 p.m. we're talking storms that have raced through the area, producing not just the snow accumulation that we have talked about in poughkeepsie but also very strong storms coming through places like summerville and that created both hail. of course it had damaging winds there was lightning in the storms of course. that's anna sitting in the snow
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new jersey. we have reports from across the area, and that's the way it's going to be throughout the day. we appreciate your reports, and hash tag abc7ny. now to get the latest information and to see what's happening from the storms and the wild weather that's been coming through. we are looking to diana live on location. there she is. looks like the winds are starting to blow you around. >> reporter: good morning, amy, yeah, it's been very windy on our way down here this morning. we encountered a lot of rain, some high wind, and you can really see evidence the things you have been talking about. in this neighborhood overnight, the neighbors say they were getting heavy storms around 1:3030 and 2:00 this morning. some neighbors reporting windows in their home blown out. one neighbor said his son was
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they heard heavy wind and the windows blew out of the house and sucked the tv out of the house as well as his xbox. they have a gaping hole open to the outside, and they are still trying to deal with that. five or six homes reporting heavy danger. a lot of the deck furniture has been blown around, damage to the pool in the backyard and even the shed has been blown to pieces. that is what they are dealing with this morning. neighbors really just waking up to see what's been left overnight. we will be here live, and we will bring you sound from one of the neighbors who heard all of that heavy rain and wind. and he opened the front door and the wind blew him off his feet. you'll hear about that later this morning. i'm diana, channel 7 eyewitness news. police are investigating the death of a man reported missing after his body was
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island. 26-year-old alexander encorbia was found shot and killed in middle island. a woman was walking her dog on a path behind a kmart when she spotted the man's body. he was reported missing this past thursday and was last seen leaving the comfort inn in medford, that's where he lived, two days earlier. police are questioning the driver of a moving truck who forced evacuations in times square. nypd officers cleared times square after they spotted what they considered to be a suspicious truck on 46th and broadway. the driver left the truck running but wasn't inside it. two counter terrorism officers looked inside the truck. they saw wires and what appeared to be a phone charger left on the seat. police tracked down the driver and the all clear was given just before 9:00. a new jersey transit train broke down in a hudson river tunnel as it was coming here into new york city.
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waited for about 90 minutes. a rescue train pushed the broken train into penn station. roughly 450 people were aboard waited for about 90 minutes. a rescue train pushed the broken train into penn station. roughly 450 people were aboard the train. thankfully no injuries, though, were reported. and in elizabeth new jersey, a fire burned through two homes. the flames broke out in an unoccupied house. it spread to a neighboring house. everyone inside got out okay. no one was hurt. a car slammed into a store front in the bronx injuring two people. that car smashed into the brog uptown sea -- into the uptown sea market. the two cars hit each other in the intersection and one pushed the other into the restaurant. >> the lady seemed like she pan you -- panicked when the car hit her. she couldn't control the wheel anymore. did he feel more people could have been hurt if there were more people in there. >> both drivers remained at the scene. no word on the conditions of two people hurt: shifts gears to my favorite story of the morning. tar heels fans are celebrating right now as their team heads to the ncaa championship. for all you orange faithful out there, syracuse, rightfully still very proud of how far they came. >> we weren't even supposed to be in there, what you guys said and we kept on fighting. we were down in so many games throughout the tournament. you have to give credit to north carolina. >> yes, you do. the tar heels did win, 83-66. north carolina will now play in the finals for the tenth time looking for its 6th 6th championship as the team takes
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just kidding k. -- just kidding. the game is set for monday night in houston. >> syracuse has a lot to be proud of. no one expected them to get in, much less the final four. >> syracuse, villanova, the tar heels, they have been forces for decades. >> monday night should be good. check it out. >> he has monday off too. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, nearly two weeks after the deadly terrorist bombing in belgium, the brussels airport is in service today. we have details on that just ahead: here in the accuweather center, we are busy this morning looking at what happened yesterday as far as storms coming through, snow accumulation, and delegate ready for another -- getting
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. the brussels airport will begin limited passenger service for the first time since the terrorist bombings nearly two weeks ago. today, only three brussels airport flights are scheduled to take off with tighter security measures in place. the airport's ceo says operations will then gradually increase, with the goal of reaching full service by the start of summer. meanwhile, minor clashes erupted between riot police and local young protesters in a brussels neighborhood where a group plans to demonstrate. police shut down a protest outside the stock exchange. law enforcement there have banned all demonstrations
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in the race for president, all eyes turned to wisconsin and the big primary on tuesday. donald trump says he is confident he will be able to win there, even as polls show him in second place behind senator ted cruz. >> it looks like we have a lot of votes. this is going to be something special. i have been in wisconsin a lot. i'm going to be here right up past the election, and i think we're going to do really really well. >> trump is working to make up lost ground after a real tough week for his campaign he spent defending comments not just on abortion but nato and nuclear weapons as well. trump says if he does win wisconsin he'll be able to secure the republican nomination nomination. >> donald trump is not the best candidate to go head to head with hillary clinton, but if we nominate donald trump, it elected hillary clinton, she
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>> cruz will hold two rallies today there in wisconsin. and on the democratic side of the race, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are nearly tied in the polls in that state. the two are now clashing for the next debate ahead of the primary here in our state on april 19 april 19th. clinton's campaign says sanders team has turned down three dates but she rejected the dates because they don't make sense for one reason or another. the democrats last debated last month. wisconsin considered to be a big battle ground state. sanders pulls wisconsin out, could be momentum shifting. straight ahead on eyewitness news this sunday morning, dozens of marijuana protesters lit up where, in
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li welcome back. a lot of you are sending us pictures for the damage caused by the wild weather. parts of new jersey saw hail. that was around 1:00 this morning, and this is a look at some hail that we got out of river edge. at first it looks like snow blanketing the deck, but really, take a look at it really close, and those are small pieces of hail. but lots of it. >> wow. >> great, and it's sort of confusing, you see these pictures of hail, and we have the same amount of snow covering other parts of the area to the north. and if you're in new jersey, and you see the pictures, most likely it is hail.
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areas up to the north, that's actually snow accumulations. could turn out to be the most snow we have seen there all season. some of the towns that were getting twitter messages in from newark, roselin, rye kroft. you see reports coming in. it's really helpful after a dark night of storms to find out where you're actually seeing those trees down, power lines down, and potential damage out there. that way everybody else can have a heads up. we see the radar, helpful for friends and neighbors. >> and snow in nassau county. >> just now seeing that on radar, nassau county seeing snowflakes fall, and the accumulation on grassy services.
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still have a high wind warning. gusts up to 60 miles per hour. we start with poughkeepsie, and the snowfall. you can see the fat flakes and accumulations of the wet snow. temperatures certainly cold enough there, and then we've got the peak wind gusts, and match that with the rain and thunderstorms that came through. so damaging winds, not a surprise out of this one. about 40 miles per hour winds gusting right now, and we'll continue to see the energy throughout the day. it doesn't really settle down until after 2:00. beware of that. if it's not secured down in the lawn, you've got a good chance it could be blown away or worse. weak trees and power lines can come down. future cast windchill, this is what it feels like outside. the 20s, even the teens, right through the morning, it's going to feel like 33 degrees or colder. so really a sub freezing windchill that takes us right overnight tonight, winds settle down just a little bit. we wake up on monday to teens and 20s for the hudson valley north.
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off to the south, picks right up, monday night and tuesday, when the windchills are back on tuesday morning in the low teens and 20s. you're going to need your coat for the next several days with this one. high wind warnings go until 2:00. here's the first wave of energy. you can see it spinning off into new england, along with the thunderstorms and lightning strikes off the shore. what's coming next is a surge of energy and that will keep us in the 30s today. while we could get sun breaks, the winds remain rusty above the mark of 60 miles per hour. be ready for the cold feel to the atmosphere, and then as far as precipitation goes, much of today is dry, but a few little quick moving showers, especially for parts of coastal connecticut, that wave coming for suffolk county, that's early on. then early tomorrow morning, there's what we think will get everyone's attention here as this early morning snow.
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that's also where we could see the heaviest accumulations. won't rule out showers and drizzle and light cold rain for monday afternoon. finally gets out of here monday night to tuesday, but wild with the winds coming through and air for tuesday. one i mentioned in the forecast, as we go out, the accumulations 4 to 6 inches, and how about the question for the northern counties. that would be the most they season long. the accuweather 7-day forecast, if you're up north, get ready for a few inches of snow you're going to have to remove tomorrow morning. as we go into tuesday, a chilly day, low 40s and blustery. we sort of climb into the week, thursday, we're up to 58 degrees and below average on friday and saturday. >> what a lovely start to april. >> wild april weather. lionslions and lambs beware. >> thanks amy.
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protesters in washington, d.c., they smoke marijuana right outside of the white house. now, in dc, it's actually legal to carry two ounces of pot, but it's illegal to smoke in public. the activists are calling for president obama to remove pot from the list of schedule one controlled substances. that list also includes heroin, and other addictive drugs. the president has continued to tell the advocates they should lobby congress to reclassify
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. 6:24, welcome back. >> time for sports with laura behnke. >> good morning, everyone. the first opportunity did not go so well, so last night the rangers were hoping the second time would be a charm as they once again had a chance to clinch a playoff spot. all they had to do, win in regulation or overtime, as the blue shirts hosted the sabers, a team they had beaten in 9 straight games. it was rough for the home team. 46 seconds into the second. get pass hendrick lundqvist, the rangers would make a run. derrick stephan, 19th of the season. that's as close as they would come. the rangers have now lost three straight. as for yesterday afternoon, the islanders and penguins clashing in brooklyn. first period, this is a bad
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they were on the power play. oscar sunquist, the unassisted goal. they both head to the box. when they got out, that happened, no love lost here. back to the goals, which were all pittsburgh's. on the power play, making it 4- 0, 5-0 your final. the penns clinch a post season spot. and finally, the devils and the lightning. before the game new jersey was eliminated from the post season. all tied up at third. former ranger, brian boyle strikes, going for the back hand. they would add an empty nether and 3-1, the devils fall. the yankees, new york and opening day monday against the astros at the stadium. before the pinstripes could start playing games for real, they had to finish the ones that don't count. the yanks and marlins playing the final game in the spring. there's jacoby ellsbury leading
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the solo home run made it 1-0. the marlins finding a way to get it back. jean carlo stanton. meanwhile, the mets, they are in kansas city for tonight. the major league baseball season opening as they face the royals in a world series rematch on sunday night baseball. the royals winning the series at citi field, in five games. with matt harvey on the mound tonight, there would be no shortage of motivation. they may not see themselves as cinderella, but the syracuse men had crashed the ncaa tournament party, being the first ten seed making it to the final four. would their luck continue. last night the orange facing one seed north carolina in the national semifinals, the tar heels started pulling away in the first. off the block shot, pinson, the nice move the other way for the transition lay up.
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trying to make a move. malachi richardson, dialing up the 3 ball. that would cult the lead to 7. every time syracuse made the move, north carolina had an answer. north carolina is in monday's national championship game. while the other semi semi last night featured villanova and oklahoma. no one saw this final score coming. the wildcats dominated just before halftime, josh hart with the 3. he had 23 points. they never looked back. ryan arcidiacono, part of what turned into a 25-0 run. 95-51, villanova with the largest margin of victory in final four history. that's your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. tonight at six. much more ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning, including a live look at today's top stories.
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around the tristate this morning. i'm diana rocco with a live report on overnight damage in one new jersey neighborhood. also ahead, a small plane crashed onto an interstate in southern california killing one person, and also injuring several others as well.
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. welcome back to eyewitness news, a nice shot over central park. looks can be deceiving. it's not a tranquil sunday morning. lots of rough weather. >> there's a lot of clouds out there. >> clouds, wind, rain, some areas will get inches of snow. >> i can't believe this. >> it's crazy. it's crazy. >> you know, they teased us with the warm weather. >> that's all it was, a tease.
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>> we're friends with mother nature. >> it's no joke forecast here. the secret is out. we have very little pull. we can simply get the message and get it to you. we just can't make the message. >> bummer. >> you give people the bad news. >> we have to bring her into the sisterhood to help us out. >> something. >> if i was going to rate a day like this, i would rate it a 4 on a scale of 1 to 10. a lot happening in the round of the potential for showers, accumulating snow and wild winds and severe windchill coming in. i'm calling it severe windchill because compared to the 70s, near 80s that we closed the week with, it's going to be feeling like the teens and 20s it in spots and that's a real rude awakening, especially when you get it on monday and tuesday morning. 37 degrees. here's what we've got going on overhead. we have cold temperatures in
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with very strong winds. this isn't winter of course. it certainly is not spring like compared to what we have seen over the last couple of days, and the refreshing tease we have been talking about. we have seen wind gusts in and around the area above 50 miles an hour. two sort of things to contend with, not just the winds and the windchill factor but also the storms coming through new jersey last night. thunderstorms with damage, and then we also have had snow accumulation for places like poughkeepsie. expect the windchill to be a factor right through tuesday morning. we're not going to shake this feel, a very cold air overhead, at least until we get into tuesday, midday. the weather alerts for a high wind warning until 2:00 today. we have showers, but they will return again late tonight. once we get this piece of energy offshore, which is producing fat flakes in suffolk county, dry sky, and showers return tonight. expect temperatures in the upper 30s with windchills remaining in the 20s.
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accuweather 7-day forecast. lots to pay attention to. we have diana rocco out this morning. she has seen the winds and also some damage. it looks like they may have had a strong thunderstorm come through, maybe even raised their eyebrows to think could this be a tornado. we don't have that officially, of course. >> reporter: well, the word has been tossed around. of course, nothing official yet, but they are feeling the effects of this wild weather that we saw overnight. in fact, it's still very windy out here this morning. take a look at the yard behind me. we are on railroad avenue in rareton new jersey where you can see the fence panels are missing here, and neighbors reporting shingles blown off the house, yard furniture tossed around. take a look at the house next door. this is what it looks like just next door from where i am standing. the windows were actually blown off this house overnight. the shingles were taken off. the neighbor tells me that his
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upstairs bedroom and high winds actually blew the windows out, took the tv right out of the room. he says he had to open the door because it was getting so loud. he had no idea what was actually happening outside until he opened that the heavy wind blew him off his feet. >> it knocked me off my feet terribly. >> reporter: what did it sound like outside? was it loud. >> it sounded like a lot of wind and just a lot of rain. and like i said, it was like buckets of water hitting me, so it was more than rain, you know, and that's when i realized this is more than just a heavy rainstorm. >> reporter: so they are reporting some really severe weather here overnight. again, there's damage to about five or six homes on railroad avenue here. and we are getting reports of about 5000 people without power throughout new jersey. we'll have much more coming up at 7:00. we're live in rareton new
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rob, back to you. in other news, cell phone video out of massachusetts shows a school bus driving off as a man hangs to the side view mirror. james burnett says he was just trying to get his 5-year-old daughter off the bus when all this happened. he says the driver refused to open the door, and when he stood in front of the bus, that's when the driver gas. >> pushed on the gas again, and then hit my leg, and then also i just grabbed on for dear life. i was scared. my daughter was on the bus, crying telling him, that's my dad. that's my dad. >> parents say there has been confusion on the bus route because a few stops have been changed. it's unclear why that caused the driver to drag burnett along with the bus. the driver is on leave while the bus company investigates: a bronx store manager was slashed after he stopped a man
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in the video, you can see the victim stop the suspect and pull a box of cereal out from under his jacket. after what seems to be a heated argument going on there. the suspect slashes the store manager and runs off. >> i put it in my left hand and right hand,. there's only one second, you know. >> the manager tells eyewitness news he wasn't badly injured. he says he used that cereal box to protect himself. a 53-year-old woman is now facing charges, accused of attacking and robbing an elderly woman in the bronx. this was our top story yesterday morning. sharon mcneil was arrested yesterday, just a day after police say she was caught on surveillance cameras in a building in co-op city.
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attacking 103-year-old louise investigators say mcneal pushed her to the ground and took off with groceries, also the cash. signore is still recovering from the attack, but she says it will not stop her from going about her daily routine. >> what did i say to her? are you desperate. she must be desperate to get a woman 103 years old to bother. >> louise has a good soul, wow. signore says she's hoping to get back everything that was taken from her, including the bingo cards that were in her shopping cart. mcneal meantime is charged with assault and robbery. a new jersey grand jury has indicted a man in a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenager who was riding on his bicycle. prosecutors say 34-year-old james reinhart hit a 16-year- old in paterson of august last
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the teen died at a hospital a short time later. reinhart is charged with knowingly leaving the scene of the accident, endangering a known victim and causing death while driving on a suspended license. and we have the video this morning of an nypd officer who said he was sleep walking when he allegedly attacked a woman in her apartment. the new york post obtained this video of eugene donnelly leaving a brog building moments after the -- bronx building moments after the attack. prosecutors say he was drunk when he broke into the apartment and repeatedly punched her. he's charged with assault and burglary. in southern california we are learning about the eerie history of a small plane that crashed on a very busy highway. one person was killed. five others injured. >> now, that same plane went down once before on that very same interstate.
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>> report of an airplane down on the freeway. >> i think we got the window open. they're just trying to get the latch. >> reporter: this cell phone video shows the frantic moments after the crash as firemen and bystanders try to break into the wrecked plane and rescue those inside. the single engine crash landed on its belly onto interstate 15 in southern california and skidded some 250 feet before slamming into the rear of this nissan ultima sedan that was stopped on the shoulder of the road. >> it was pretty nerve racking seeing the plane over top me, and hitting the road and sliding here. >> reporter: the force of the impact was clear. the plane smashed into the car's trunk and pushed the rear bumper almost into the rear passenger seat. a 38-year-old woman sitting in the backseat of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. emergency personnel rushed to remove the driver and two other passengers who were all taken to the hospital injured but
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>> we had to extricate the person in the front seat passenger that took about 20 minutes to get her out of the car. >> the 62-year-old pilot of the plane and his passenger are hospitalized with life threatening injuries. according to the faa, the aircraft was made from a kit by its previous owner a former catcher for the new york yankees named matthew yokes. he reportedly made an emergency landing in the same plane on the same interstate 15 in the year 2000. elizabeth hur, abc news new york. >> 10,000 questions on that. >> that poor woman in the back of that car. coming up on eyewitness news sunday morning, the clean up is continuing after a possible tornado made its way through parts of mississippi. downed trees knocked out of power to more than 1500 homes. rough weather in the south, our own rough weather here. a lot going on.
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meteorologist amy freeze is going to lay it out for us when
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6:43. welcome back. and they are cleaning up after what was possibly a tornado causing serious damage you have mississippi. strong winds uprooted big trees like that and left more than two dozen homes damaged but communities are working together to get started to remove all of that debris. and that's a lot. >> weather is the top story, we have power outages, wind, rain and snow. >> absolutely. i think the high wind warning is the number one concern because those are damaging winds that could go up to 60 miles per hour. perhaps not the most shocking. the shocking is waking up to snow. looking at the pictures coming
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these are big fat flakes that are stacked up significantly. a lot of people already their patio furniture out. we are getting the pictures in and seeing the patio furniture covered in snow, and we would prefer to see those in november, december, rather than as we're into april, and especially after we had nearly 80 degrees on friday. so be ready for just about anything, i guess, is the message here. we are waking up to windchills that feel like the 20s. that's a rude awakening after such a warm close to the week. nonetheless, powerful cold fronts coming through, are well organized weather makers and you have to have a heads up for what's coming in today, early tomorrow, and tuesday looks cold too. 37 degrees, let's start now over the great lawn. our sheep's meadow was cut over the weekend, all prepared for everyone to come hang out on it. and now we're looking at the cover coming back over the head, i think is probably the main mission for most folks. northwest winds, 12 to 15 miles per hour. brief gusts up to 30 miles per
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pressure is falling and we've got cold air overhead. plainsboro, this coming from sharon. first up, let's talk thunderstorms. those produced hail. you're looking at this, is it hail, is it snow. we have snow falling from rock hill. a lot of these pictures are coming in via twitter. it's a quick way to tell us what's coming in from the neighborhood. seeing things happen realtime. getting a picture is pretty impressive. looks like we'll see more wind right through the afternoon, and it sort of lets up. it's not done yet. monday during the day and tuesday morning, enough wind around to create temperatures below freezing. peak wind gusts in monticello. 41 miles per hour in morristown. we have been getting more damage reports from morristown. sunday, 2:00, that's the time when the high wind warning will be set to expire. doesn't mean we're completely done with the wind but the
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hour wind gust will be over. at least the threat of it. accu track, there's the wave of energy that came through last night, a lot of lightning boltings and gusty winds coming with the thunderstorms, but then -- bolts and gusty winds coming with the thunderstorms, but then headed into our northern counties. especially tonight, another surge of energy coming in. another front clearing the area, and that will create more showers and potentially a wintry mix for us. so the windchill makes it feel like the teens and the 20s for areas to the north tonight. feels like the 30 for areas south and east, that includes the city. then we're right back in it tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. you have to have the winter gear ready to go. it's going to feel cold and blustery throughout the day on monday. by tuesday morning, we've got another round of wind that makes it feel like the teens and low 20s. message here is it's cold between now and tuesday. no getting out of it, and the
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will certainly be there to affect the way it feels outside. tonight, 10:00, clouds are back, and here's this little batch of energy that creates the accumulating snow for us. i think we're warm enough in the city, we see wet fat flakes and the showers race through, and dry during the week. on future cast, be ready for the energy today, producing snow to the east, and then winds coming in across the area. late tonight, it's another round of wintry weather. winter like weather. snow to the north, and showers through the city. the accuweather 7-day forecast, we're at 43 on tuesday. that's going to feel like the 20s. wednesday, 49 still chilly. 37 on friday and 45 on saturday. wild weather this week. april known for its extremes and the swing in both directions and we're going to feel it this week. >> i thought we were past this, 20s.
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the state will stop tail pipe testing caused from model year 1995. there's about 200,000 older cars among the 7 million cars. a motor vehicle spokesperson said limiting the test is okay because new technology and newer cars allows them to monitor those cars by downloading the information. the change takes effect on may 1 may 1st. >> it reminds me of the eddie murphy movie, beverly hills cop. >> don't put a banana in the tail pipe. >> does that work? >> tell us on twitter. >> please do. >> when we come back, there's a few months left of the school year, and summer fun starting to creep in on the brains of the young folks. from what you look for to get your child ready, we have all you need to know about picking the best summer camp. and it is also big dog sunday, amy.
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we want to see your paws up. we're starting with this guy who's really in the mood for baseball. i should say gal because it's shelby. ready for the mets. that's right. we've got a ball coming up this week. of course opening day underway, but we want to see the first home stands and they're happening this week, we'll talk yankees yankees and what to expect for opening day weather. not so smooth, and i'll have the accuweather 7-day forecast coming up in a few minutes.
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jobs, great taste, @ amy i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke.
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it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto .
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parents are beginning to sign their kids up for summer camp. this morning, we have tips on how to make the most of that experience. >> from what to look for, and how to prepare. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne has your summer camp 411. >> mindy sent her 8-year-old daughter to sleep away camp. >> i feel like she's ready. she feels she's ready. >> reporter: what child wouldn't be, endless hours of running and playing all without mom and dad. for parents it can be nerve racking. >> you want to make sure they take care of your child in a loving way. >> reporter: we asked what parents should look for in a sleep away camp. alford works for camp specialist, a free service. >> they should be looking up the facilities, the ground, make sure that the camp is reinvesting money into the camp, updating the facility, adding new programs. >> reporter: alford said you
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with your child the summer before you want to send them so you and they can see the camp in action. talk to your child about what he or she wants in a sleep away experience and really get to know the camp management. >> would you be able to comfortably pick up the phone if you had any concerns. you want to make sure the management just understands you, and that, you know, there's a comfort level. >> reporter: if you're just not sure if your child is really ready for sleep away camp, there are some camps that just have two or three week sessionings. there are also some camp -- sessions. there are also camps that offer rookie weeks or days. >> basically it's an opportunity for them to try out the camp. see what it's like to spend the day at camp, have an overnight at the camp. >> reporter: alford there's no magic age when children are emotionally ready to attend sleep away camp because all children are different. she says most start at 8 years old or going into the 4th 4th grade. kristin thorne channel 7 eyewitness news.
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thoughtings in light of today -- thoughts in light of today's situation. coming up in the next hour of eyewitness news sunday morning, weather is the top story. a lot to tell you about. a high wind warning is in effect throughout the try state. we're live in raritan new jersey where powerful gusts did cause damage overnight. there are also reports of snowfall in the area, scattered power outages, lots going on. (vo) want to be happy with your next vehicle purchase? at enterprise, we guarantee it.
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am this is new york's number one news, channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob nelson, and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now, eyewitness news this morning. >> a potent and powerful clipper system is moving now. the system has brought along powerful winds and have caused
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we are live in new jersey where an entire neighborhood is assessing the damage left over after some rough rough weather overnight. >> and live accu track radar shows the storms that are racing through the area right now. we'll tell you what to expect for today and the start of the workweek. >> good morning, everybody. happy sunday, i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates in for michelle charlesworth. thanks for joining us on sunday, april 3rd. a little dicey. >> yeah. not a good start to the day for lots of reasons. here in new york city, property owners are being told to secure their sites due to high winds out there. also all crane operations have ceased. utility crews are stepping up manpower and getting equipment on stand by in case power lines are torn down by the very strong winds out there. >> this is a look at our interactive map at abc7ny. it's showing where a high wind warning is in effect. meteorologist amy freeze here
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it's been a rough go, amy. >> that's right, any way you slice it this morning, the dicey weather is with us. it's here to stay for the 2:00 high wind warning, and tonight another round of precipitation which could produce more accumulating snow, including a very slick and slippery start to the workweek. dark clouds overhead. once we get the showers out of here early on this morning, we could get away with even some sun breaks later on in the afternoon. but the winds are wild out there. so 37 degrees, feels more like the 20s. and that's really the feels like throughout the whole day. snow, accumulating, thank you so much for sending this in this morning. seeing the ground truth of what happened with the snow accumulating another surfaces. important to -- on the surfaces. important to see so we can share it with everybody waking up this morning. also serious storms coming through last night producing thunderstorm wind gusts, of course lightning and even some hail. we're seeing those pictures
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night, and reports overwears down and trees -- of wires down and trees down with that storm. the winds will continue. while the precipitation lets up, we'll look at wind gusts in the last hour. 41 miles per hour in morristown. widespread, the threat of a 60 miles per hour wind is possible through it can. and that's the add -- through 2:00. and that's the advice we're getting from the city. just a heads up to watch how wild the weather can be in the next 36 hours. the winds come in behind it, keep us cold all day. it's going to feel like the 20s. another surge of energy with the front coming through produces more showers late tonight and more accumulating snow. i'll have details on that and also when can we finally return to the beautiful spring like weather we have had. all that in the accuweather forecast. this morning, diana rocco has been able to make it up to raritan, and they've got damage there. i'm sure there's at least talk
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wind damage from a thunderstorm or maybe even a tornado. diana? >> reporter: we have been hearing the word tornado tossed around here this morning because of all the wild weather they had here last night. of course there's been no official determination about that. we're still feeling the effects of these high winds and i want to show you what the yard looks like in raritan new jersey. they heard a lot of wind last night. they were getting heavy rain. when they looked out the window, they saw their fence flying around in the air. you can see just what the heavy winds did to the backyard. it completely blew the fence apart. she tells me when they went to bed last night, the yard was in tact. within a few minutes of hearing the rain and high wind, this is what happened. take a look at the home next door. the shingles were completely blown off. the windows were blown off this house. about 5 homes in this area have been affected this morning.
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son was upstairs, watching tv when they heard heavy rain and high wind. he opened the door. he says the winds actually blew him off his feet. there were things flying around his home, and his son was upstairs watching tv when the windows blew out of their house. >> there's two windows there, and they both flew at the same time, and the tv flew out, was on his bed, and there's actually pieces of glass on him. there was pieces of trees on him all over the bed. >> i was just watching tv. and looking through the window. i run out of the room. and try to run to the because that's the best place to go. >> so again, this is a live look at what neighbors here in raritan new jersey, just off railroad avenue are dealing with this morning. there's been about five or six homes on this direct lot that have been affected. they've got a lot of clean up to do today. i'm told they have been up all night, and they are still dealing with their insurance companies. now, the wind has affected a
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jersey this morning. at this moment, there are 28,000 households without power. we'll bring you much more on this coming up a little later this morning. live in raritan, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you very much. and remember, you can stay on top of the windy weather conditions anytime just using our accu track app. you can see live radar, the latest accuweather forecast as well as important alerts. it's free to download, in fact, for iphone and android devices. shifting gears now to other news this morning. police are questioning the driver of a moving truck who forced evacuations in times square. the nypd officers forced crowds out of the cross roads last night after discovering the suspicious truck at 46th and broadway. that truck was left running without a driver. on top of that, officials say two counter terrorism officers looked inside the truck and that's when they saw wires and what appeared to be a phone charger left on the seat. police were able to track down
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the all clear, thankfully was given just before 9:00. a new jersey transit train broke down in a hudson river tunnel as it was coming into new one passenger and the disabled train sent this picture as she waited for 90 minutes. a rescue train pushed the train into penn station. about 450 were on board the morris train. no injuries reported. madonna appears to be in a dispute with her co-op. she's suing the board of harper lee hall on 64th street and central park west. the suit asked for an exemption to a new co-op rule requiring her to be there when her children or guests stay there. madonna, who just wrapped up a world tour also owns a townhouse on the upper east side. >> wasn't she just in the news a few weeks ago, we did a show about the whole parking dispute because she had signs out
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outside her house banning park because she wanted to reserve parking in the upper east side place. got a problem with the co-op on the west side, and east side. >> you can do that when you're a one name star. >> i guess so. it's your world. we're just living in it. >> still to come on eyewitness news sunday morning, a driver was trapped inside a sinking car, and the race to rescue her was caught on camera. also, leonardo dicaprio recently won high honors for his acting. hear why his words may get him banned from a southeast asia country. we'll have that and more after the break. i have my own concerns about using the s word this morning, we have accumulations of the white stuff that's come in and more to come. in fact, a few inches for poughkeepsie. we're getting more pictures via twitter. another round of snow and very cold rain coming in for the workweek. we'll talk about a slippery
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welcome back. rose staple said the nfl is hiding the effects head trauma has on players. she was married to ken stabler. she said her husband sustained cta after repeated concussions during his football career. >> i think the nfl needs to be held accountable for what they are doing. they basically used my husband and the other players as gladiators and treated them as such. >> she says her husband suffered mood swings and other mental health issues prior to his death.
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did suffer from cte. several other players joined her lawsuit against the league. this was caught on camera. a connecticut woman was rescued as her car was swept away by rough waters. 85-year-old marie fitzgerald's car went through the barriers at eastern point beach in connecticut on thursday. a good samaritan tried to help her but more water kept gushing into the car. when police arrived, a lieutenant jumped into action, and was able to smash out a window, open the door, and get the woman out. actor leonardo dicaprio having a pretty big year, but even an oscar win is not going to get him a warm welcome in indonesia. immigration officials say he may be banned from entering the country after criticizing palm oil plantations. the actor posted an instagram picture of him visiting sumatra with a caption saying the palm oil plantations are threatening the country's rain forests.
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immigration industry says the comments discredit the palm oil industry and the indonesian government. he's very, despite all his acting accolades, he's a big environmentalist. he ended with a climate change message in his oscar speech. >> yeah, he's been on that podium for a while. >> long time, yeah. >> very good. straight ahead on eyewitness news sunday morning. you've got just hours left to check out the rides at the new york international auto show. details on when the doors will open on this final day today. >> that's it. all wraps up. and coming up in sports, four teams hit the court last night, but only two emerge victorious
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meteorologist amy freeze here now with a look at the accrue weather forecast. there's different weather happening in different parts of the region. >> what do you want? what kind of weather do you want. i got it. what do you want? >> no complaints, it's a beautiful november morning and we all should just enjoy it. i have no complaints. >> it's no joking matter, though. it's rough out there. >> friday was so nice. this is much different. it's just a memory. let's get taupe speed. we begin with a warning -- let's get up to speed. we begin with a warning, for strong, potentially damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour. that was with us last night, and it is this morning. we also had storms come through because this frontal boundary created thunderstorms and it also created snow in some spots. so a wild combination of weather. over the park right now, enough
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this day beginning and not looking so bad, if you're just peeking outside. once you feel the weather, that's what will get your attention. 20s for the windchill right now. uncomfortable at times, and that's the way it will stay with us throughout the afternoon. in fact, we're going to see windchill factors that are uncomfortable right through tuesday morning. be ready for that. 64% humidity. northwest winds currently sustained at 18 miles an hour in the park. we are looking continue to gust throughout the afternoon. some places you can see that the sidewalks have clear snow, only sticking to the grassy surfaces. overnight in rockville, a lot of folks sending in pictures from their very recently placed patio furniture, if you will. because they just put it out, and now it's covered with snow and a couple of inches. right now, across the entire area, we've got temperatures that are below freezing for monticello and sparta.
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the mid-30s range, with the winds gusting above 45 miles per hour in morristown. 46 miles per hour in trenton, and high warning and feels like temperatures in the 20s. bundle up as you head outside. know that parts of suffolk county have gotten a dose of snow, a big fat flake falling in the last hour. grassy surfaces seeing some accumulations there. this is pushing off to the east. what we've got behind it are the strong winds and the cold temperatures. then another surge of energy coming in late tonight and early tomorrow morning. i think that's what could mess up the early morning commute. a heads up for strong winds and the potential for slippery conditions into monday morning. temperatures don't get past the low he or she today -- low 40s today. and tomorrow morning, the windchills are still in the 20s and 30s to the north. a little bit more mild with winds retreating to the south and east, and monday night,
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that's going to feel like low teens and 20s on tuesday morning. so we've got a couple days to contend with this. wintry like precipitation late tonight into early tomorrow morning. sunday may even give us a few sun breaks later this afternoon, but then here it comes. sunday night into early monday morning, and you've got snow accumulating and then also rain showers for monday afternoon. so we've got to put up with wet sort of raw, blustery weather through tuesday and then things will start to gradually improve. as far as accumulations, maybe flurries in the city. through the hudson valley, north with a half foot of snow, they're accumulating quickly. here's future cast that puts out the numbers for poughkeepsie and monticello at 5 and 6 inches. a heads up. what we have on the ground combined with what's coming. we could see the snow stack up. a new fresh 6 inches will add on to the additional accumulation. for tomorrow, showers, snow to
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the accuweather 7-day forecast, tuesday, i think it's the worst day. though it's dry, we're going to have windchills in the teens and 20s tuesday morning, warming it up on wednesday, but 48 sounds still very chilly. 58 on thursday with storms possible. we're tracking all of this here in the accuweather center. it really is a roller coaster ride, and april typically has these extremes. we're getting them close together in a 24-hour period, enough to keep you on your toes. our own diana rocco has been in places like raritan where they had almost tornado like damages. >> tv blowing out of the house. >> she likes the roller coaster, you see the smile. she enjoys the roller coaster. >> the science of it, yes, but i enjoy a nice sailboat ride. >> smooth. >> and not this week. maybe next. >> maybe. >> fingers crossed, we hope. >> yes indeed. >> it's the final day to check
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auto show to get a look at the hottest concept cars. lovely cars. the auto show is open from 10:00 this morning until 7:00 tonight. tickets are $16 for adults and $7 for kids. the hardest part of that show is going and seeing the cars that you can afford to get. >> they probably are going to have to leave behind that audi i tried out. i mean, they can't take that away. they probably won't have room for it. >> you know. i saw your name written all over that one. >> reminds me of red bow. go back that up. yes.
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>> toni is very funny this morning. here is laura behnke. >> good morning, everyone. the first opportunity did not go so well. the rangers were hoping the second time would be a charm as they once again had a chance to clinch a playoff spot. all they had to do, win in regulation or overtime. as the blue shirts hosted the sabers, a team they had beaten in nine straight games. it was a rough first period for the home team, not not for ryan o'reilly, 46 seconds into the second. get to pass to hendrick lundqvist, the rangers would make a run. derek stephan delivering the 19 19th of the season. that was as close as they would come. the rangers have now lost 3 straight. as for yesterday afternoon, the islanders and penguins, clashing in brooklyn. first period, this is just a bad play by new york. they were on the power play. oscar sunday quest, the una-- lundqvist, the unassisted shorthand goal. they both head to the box.
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happened, yeah, no love lost here. back to the goals, which were all pittsburgh's. on the power play, filioques el el -- phil cassel making it 4- 0. and the devils and lightning last night, before the game, new jersey was eliminated from the post season. all tied at the 3rd. former ranger brian boyle strikes going to the back end for the go ahead goal. they would add an empty netter and 3-1, the devils fall. the knicks for the yankees, new york and opening day monday with the astros at the stadium. before the pinstripes could play games for real they had to finish the ones that don't count. yesterday afternoon in miami, the yanks and marlins playing the final game of the spring, the pinstripes wasting no time in the first. jacoby ellsbury leading off the game in style. 1-0 yankees. the marlins finding a way to get it back. stanton, looks like it could be a 3-run blast.
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being a sack fly. they would add another, 2-s the yanks with a loss. meanwhile, the mets are in kansas city for tonight. the major league baseball season opening as they face the royals in a world series rematch on sunday night baseball. the royals of course winning the series at citi field in five games. with matt harvey on the mound tonight there would be no shortage of motivation. the syracuse men are crashed the ncaa tournament party being the first ten seed to make it to the final four. the orange facing one seed north carolina in the national semifinals, the tar heels started pulling away in the first. off the block pinson -- theo pinson. second half, the orange kept trying to make a move. malachi richardson, that would cut the lead to 7. every time
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mark page downtown, pushing the lead from 13. 83-66 the final. north carolina is in monday's national championship game. wile the other semi last night featured two seeds, villanova and oklahoma. no one saw the final score coming. the wildcats dominated, before half-time, josh hart with the three. he had 23 points. nova led by 14 at the break. never looked back from there. ryan arcidiacono, his own triple, part of a 25-0 run. 95-51. villanova with the largest margin of victory in final four history. that's your morning look at sports. i'm laura behnke. we're back again later with you tonight at 6:00. just saying. i apologize to the orange nation out there. but it was a glorious night as the carolina alone, congrats to the heels. of 13 million people whoed a bracket on espn, 1.6% called a
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>> really? >> both great teams. so monday night should be good. just saying. much more ahead on eyewitness news this sunday morning, including a look at today's top stories. high winds causing a lot of power outages throughout new jersey this morning, and wild weather overnight left neighbors throughout one new jersey community dealing with a lot of storm damage. i'm diana rocco, and i will have a live report coming up. alone in the weather
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yates in for michelle charlesworth. >> and i'm rob nelson, thanks for being with us. lots going on in the weather department. a little bit of everything. rain, snow, the floor is yours. >> it's wild, this weather. april known for its extremes but certainly delivering this morning. the high wind warning goes until 2:00 p.m. today. it's not just the wind. we have snow in parts of the area. severe storms that have come through causing damage, and then the windchill factor, just going outside your own front 37 degrees. taken down to the 20s. feels like 25 degrees right now because of the winds and the strength there just taking the chill right to the bone on a spring like day, and after we hit almost 80 on friday, it is a rude awakening. thank you for pictures, snow sticking to the grass overnight, and then you've also got rock hill where snow is we're seeing accumulation, poughkeepsie, a couple inches there, and we'll continue with
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and more potential accumulation. right now, the winds are really fierce out of the northwest. we've got temperatures that of course are above the freezing point in and around the boroughs and some of the suburbs. 25 degrees for monticello. 31 for sparta, and the winds will make it feel colder. gusts up to 46 miles per hour in trenton. 41 miles per hour winds in morristown. on the island, 44 miles per hour wind. that will get your attention. make sure you have your property secure. this goes until 2:00 today. we have another round of weather coming in overnight tonight, and that could make for a real messy start tomorrow. planning this day, know that moving off. we could get sun breaks for part of this sunday afternoon. it remains cold. layers. temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s feel more like the 20s with the windchill, and another round of precipitation tonight. we'll talk about that in the accuweather 7-day forecast. toni will have that in just a few minutes. >> busy morning, amy. thank you very much. and as amy said, those powerful
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area and expected to last for a new more hours. this morning on the turnpike, i felt my car being pushed by the winds. neighborhoods are dealing with scenes of wreckage caused by the strong winds and hail. diana rocco is live in raritan, new jersey, where homeowners are waking up and facing damage. a big clean up day today, diana. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, they are really feeling the effects of high wind and wicked weather they had overnight. in fact, a lot of shingles blew off homes in this neighborhood. you can see one right here. damage. if you take a look at this backyard here on railroad avenue in raritan, this fence was in tact last night. the homeowner tells me she went to bed, and the yard was clean, and she heard a lot of high wind and heavy rain overmight. when she woke up, this is what she saw. she could see pieces of the fence flying around the yard and spent the next couple of hours cleaning it up. she says it came in fast, and
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take a look at the home next door. there were about five homes affected on this block. the windows blew right out of the tom floor of the home. -- top floor of the home. the man tells me the son was upstairs watching tv. when he opened the front door, the wind actually knocked him off his feet. >> it knocked me off my feet. >> reporter: what did it sound like, was it loud? >> just a lot of wind and a lot of rain. like i said, it was like buckets of water hitting me. it was more than rain, and that's when i realized this is more than just a rainstorm. >> reporter: so you can see the extent of the damage out here this morning. there's been more than a few yards affected and we've actually been getting reports that shingles have been off a roof in a school nearby. the damage spans for several blocks. the neighbors tell me that it was really scary out here for
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the wind has been affecting thousands of people throughout new jersey. we're getting reports that 28,000 customers are now without power. live in raritan, new jersey, this morning, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you so much. luckily we haven't heard that anybody has been damaged. a lot of friend at home sending pictures of the damage caused by the wild wind that hit our area overnight. parts of new jersey saw hail. that was around 1:00 this morning. this is a look at the hail that happened over in river edge. at first it looks like snow blanketing the deck, but those are really small pieces of hail. rob. >> what a nice start to april. other news now. 53-year-old woman is now facing charges. she's accused of attacking and robbing an elderly woman in the bronx. this was our top story yesterday morning. now, sharon mcneal has been arrested. just yesterday. a day after police say she was caught on surveillance cameras in a building in coon city.
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that's where the woman is accused of attacking 103-year- old louise signore. she pushed her to the ground and took off with her groceries and cash. signore is recovering from her attack, and says it will not stop her from going about her daily routine. >> what would i say to her? >> what could i say? are you desperate? she must be desperate to get a 103-year-old woman to bother. would i forgive her? yeah, i would. i would. what's the sense. >> wow. she is a strong woman. >> strong woman. >> signore says she's hoping to get back everything that was taken from her, including the bingo card that were in her shopping cart. mcneal meantime is charged with assault and robbery. we are seeing video of an nypd officer who says he was sleep walking when he allegedly attacked a woman in her apartment. the new york post obtained this
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leaving a building in the bronx moments after this attack in 2014. he runs out to the street, then tries to get back inside, but is locked out. prosecutors say he was drunk when he broke into the woman's apartment, and repeatedly punched her. he is charged with assault and burglary. investigators in new jersey have charged a former charter school administrator with stealing school money. 51-year-old kathleen patacsil oversaw payroll for the community charter school of paterson where she served as chief operating officer and board secretary. prosecutors say she diverted more than $75,000 in school money for her own personal benefit. she is now free on $35,000 bail. still to come on eyewitness news this sunday morning, a parking garage attendant tries something new and hits the jackpot. hear what he plans to do when millions of dollars in his bank account this week. >> i'm so happy my cousin won.
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this region. we are seeing sunshine, not a lot of wind. one of our reporters said somewhere else. >> just across the area, it's wild in the tristate. everyone is dealing with wind. i think that's the one cohesive things and that's because the we have extreme warmth on friday and a couple fronts coming through with colder air being delivered from the north, and turning out to be wild exactly as you explained. buckle up, know that you're going to have fierce wind conditions that make it feel colder than the actual thermometer readings and social media pictures of hail, damaging wind, potentially some snow from across our area. 37 degrees, and we've got sunshine over central park. hard to believe it, right, bundle up if you're going to go
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you'll need winter like gear. we'll have another round of precipitation coming in tonight, early tomorrow morning, but most of this day could be really sun breaks, and temperatures just on the cold side with windchills in the 20s. check out the pictures. 5 inches of snow that's what we've got this morning. backyard, dusted off the playground equipment for another snowstorm. not a lot of snowstorms this season, so to wake up for a spring snow, a little bit of a shocker. we have poughkeepsie checking in with a couple of inches of wet snowfall. right now, temperatures are really sub freezing north and west. and then doing a little bit better down south and east. we've got mid-30s. the winds coming in and the peak gusts within the last hour have been approaching 15 miles an hour. trenton at 46 is pretty impressive. 44 for islip right now. these winds stay wild through the afternoon. that's the reason for the high wind warning that goes to 2:00 p.m. today.
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to the east. a little bit more in the form of snow for suffolk county. then we have winds delivering the cold air throughout the day today. another dose of snow tonight, what begins as snow for areas north, and changes over, wintry mix to rain for the city during the early morning commute tomorrow. the weekend ends with a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures around 40s. don't let that trick you. it feels like the 20s. you definitely need the extra layers today. future cast windchills take us into tonight. now, single digit windchills through the morning hours up north. we go into the teens tonight. these areas right here have the most severe windchill. if you're south and east of the city, it's not as bad. the wind are letting up. but monday afternoon into the evening hours, the wind pick right back up and tuesday morning we'll be waking up to windchills again in the teens and 20s. maybe even single digits for monticello showing up with the 10. really cool air for the early part of the week. as far as precipitation goes,
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today, maybe we get a wave going through kingston. that's it. a few little snowflakes and then we are mainly dry through the afternoon before the next system comes in. after midnight. it's delivering snow to the northern counties. sullivan, duchess getting accumulations through this. through the mid-morning hours, the hudson valley could get some accumulation as wellment rain begins, our winter -- as well. rain begins, our wintry mix. cold rain coming in and temperatures feeling like the 20s and 30s much of the day. we have all the precipitation out here on tuesday. we deal with the coldest day of the week on tuesday. as far as accumulation goes, maybe flurries to an inch around the city. inland, connecticut, a few inches and the hudson valley, a dose of a couple inches. 43 degrees, chilly sun breaks, snow removal should be quick. temperatures are hovering right around the freezing point, and they won't stay there long. it's not like it's cold with snow for days.
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mark in the city, and outlying suburbs, don't go much lower. blustering cold. we have windchills until the low teens tuesday. wednesday, still chilly, 48. we start to climb thursday. we're at 58 degrees, showers and thunderstorms. periods of afternoon rain. friday and saturday, still below average in the mid- 40sment that is your accuweather 7-day forecast. lots to pay attention to. big heads up with the ups and downs. >> damaging winds. remember that. >> wake me up in june. >> thank you, amy. two quick points, one, i finally had a chance to sample the toni yates banana pudding and it is delicious. this will be gone by the time we get back from commercial. thank you for bringing this in. >> first time. first time is always the best. let's look at today's community calendar featuring a
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we are losing a member of the weekend staff, molly, our with us. she's going to weekdays, moving up in the world. >> i'm bummed about that. together. she's wonderful to work with and will be missed on the shift. she's moving on after four years on weekends, going to weekdays. sot this remix is -- so this remix is a little richer. >> good golly miss molly. >> the jersey shore spring comic book show is a festival featuring guest artists, toys, movies, trading card raffles and prizes for costumes. the 9th annual eisenhower craft gets. jewelry, clothing, accessories, leather goods, and more. in queens, connect children
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you're ready. get ready to experience a cup above. is that coffee? nespresso. what else? a parking garage attendant spur of the moment decision turned him into an instant millionaire. must be nice. >> i've been trying to do that for at least ten years. >> i'm jealous of this man. gregory valez bought a cash for
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won a $7 million jackpot. >> he claimed his prize last week, and by tomorrow he'll have a big balance in the bank account. kemberly richardson talked with him about what he plans to do with his winnings. >> it hasn't sunk in. it just hasn't sunk in. >> reporter: that come monday morning, a multimillion dollar direct deposit will appear in his account. it's why gregory's coworkers at gateway garage are smile. >> i didn't believe it. now i believe it. >> reporter: across the street, mohammed is wishing him well. this is where grege bought what turned out to be the single winning ticket of the cash for life drawing. it was the first time the 58th 58th-year-old had played the game. the jackpot was 7 million. >> 8:00 at night, i was kind of bored and let me take a walk across the street and see what they have to play for the night. >> reporter: gregory left work, didn't watch the drawing.
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had bought the winning tinct at the shop -- ticket at the shop. >> greg, you are the one who won the numbers. he said what? i said yes. and that's it. >> reporter: instead of $1000 a day for life, gregory chose the lump sump, after taxes just over 4.6 million. as for working here as a parking attendant. >> as of that day, i just looked at my guys, guys looked at me, and said you've leaving, aren't you, i said, yes, i'm walking out. >> as far as an over the top purchase, gregory doesn't have anything in mind. he has a house with a pool, tells me he's actually considering down siding, buying a two bedroom condo, one thing for sure, he's staying in union, new jersey. >> i got a finance lawyer, settled my kids. >> his family, a bit camera shy, but thrilled they are all headed to disney world. as for gregly. >> i'm going to take each --
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day as it comes. >> reporter: kemberly richardson, eyewitness news. >> i don't know how he tapes that laid back. i would be -- how he stays that laid back. i would be a fool. do right by that money, you know what i mean. sometimes it can be a curse. but seems like he has his head on straight. we didn't win the lottery but we did win big dog sunday. >> amy? >> he seemed like he was a winner already. he was a sweet guy. good for him. around here, it's big dog sunday. get your paws up, especially for this special day. nicholas and rudy, sent in by grace. they are wearing blue because of autism. this has been autism blue awareness weekend, so thank you for showing your blue spreading awareness. so we appreciate that. it's baseball season. we have shelby all decked out.
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them in the 9:00 hour. yankees fans, and we'll talk opening day. those details are straight ahead.
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the tristate area is getting hit with high wind this morning. >> eyewitness news reporter diana rocco is live in raritan
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of damage behind. rob and tony, good morning, we are feeling the effects of the high wind out here this morning, and as the sun comes up, people in this neighborhood in raritan are really starting to see the extent of the damage here overnight. they were recording some wild weather. heavy wind and rain last night. they said it was really loud. the neighbor who lives here tells me when she went to bed last night, her fence was in tact. when she woke up from the heavy rain and wind, she looked out the window and saw pieces of her fence flying around the yard. take a look at the home next door, the windows were actually blown out and the siding was blown off. the homeowner tells me that he heard a loud noise. he opened the front door, and the heavy wind actually knocked him off his feet. they've got a lot of damage this morning. and the heavy wind and rain certainly wreaks some havoc here. they will be on the phone with the insurance company throughout the day. we are hearing a lot of outages throughout the state of new jersey.
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we're live in raritan, new jersey, i'm diana rocco, channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you. and with the damaging winds came hail for parts of new jersey overnight. the hail that was left behind in river edge at first it looks like snow. on that deck, lots of little hail. police are questioning the driver of a moving truck who forced evacuations last night in times square. nypd officers forced crowds out of the cross cross -- cross roads of the world after discovering the suspicious truck. no driver inside. two counter terrorism officers looked inside truck and saw wires and what appeared to be a phone charger left on the seat. police were able to track down the driver and the all clear was given just before 9:00. some anxious moments but again, no problem, all clear last night. now, here's my question, when will we get the all clear on these winds.
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>> wow, the high wind warning does going in 2:00. it's enough to take your -- does go until 2:00. it's enough to take your breath away. we see gusts throughout the day up to 60 miles per hour. combined with that, we had the storms last night, there's through the majority of this day, we'll have dry conditions. the feels like temperature with the wind combination, and low temperatures is cold. feels like the 20s and 30s. look at the cameras bouncing around, i mean, literally jumping off the stand here. that's going to be the case where you have to contend with the wild winds winds and potential for them to do damage. taking down trees and power lines. we had severe thunderstorms going through parts of new jersey, and then snow accumulation where the temperatures were the coldest. so tonight, another round of that energy that could produce snow, and then into a cold rain on monday. a slick commute tomorrow. 49 for the high. a bit deceiving because feels like temperatures are going to be in the 20s to start the day.
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teens and 20s for that day. finally a little more mild around midweek. nothing too warm, the accuweather 7-day forecast keeps us below average as we head into next week. >> thank you for your pictures via social media. it's really helpful. >> thank you amy. that's going to do it for this edition of eyewitness news sunday morning. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm toni yates for good morning, america. happening now, blast of winter. april's cold shoulder. 60-mile-an-hour winds whipping from chicago to boston. this driver's close call. >> the sign fell onto his honda accord smashing it to bits. >> trees down. power out and now the big chill. all you need to know about the wicked weather ahead. campaign countdown, days to

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