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nbc 10 news starts now. day three and still snowed in and philadelphia city leaders say hold on for one more day and
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then the streets should be cleared. >> what's not covered in snow this morning could be covered in ice. we're live in stormforce 10 keeping an eye on that for you. >> take a look at the first alert weather radar where meteorologist bill henley is track something showers for later today. it's 6:01. 24 degrees in philadelphia. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm lauren mayk. more than 300 schools are closed or delay for one more day. we have those scrolling at the bottom of your screen. it was also another night of low temperatures freezing anything on the roads that may have melted yesterday. watch out for black ice this morning. >> we are keeping an eye on the roads this morning. we've already had a couple accidents. jessica boyington is with us and matt delucia is in stormforce 10. first, we'll start with meteorologist bill henley. >> rain showers shouldn't have a big impact. temperatures will be warmer by then. the icy spots will be easing.
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a nice warmup in the afternoon, we won't see that brilliant sunshine we had yesterday as clouds will be moving in. temperatures not quite as cold as yesterday. certainly cold enough for refreezing overnight. it's a trend from our area that's taken hold inç parts of new jersey and in delaware. take a look at these numbers. 39 degrees right now in atlantic city. toms river and wrightstown are above freezing. 36 now in millville. look at the teens, though, for doylestown and pottstown and 18 degrees in south philadelphia. what melted yesterday and didn't dry out has refrozen this morning. we have wet weather on the way for later today. we'll get a dry start, 30 degrees at 8:00, by 11:00, near 40 degrees and into the low 40s by 2:00 this afternoon. cloudy skies, the southwesterly wind helping with the warm upduring the day today. the chance of rain showers moving in. we'll take a look at the
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forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're watching another overturned vehicle on the blue route right now around westchester pike. so you can see now it's just taking out that right-hand shoulder, right-hand lane. if you look closely in this area where you can see the vehicles are, you can see a pile of snow directly underneath. that probably is the reason why we are seeing so many accidents and definitely this overturned vehicle right here. one lane getting by this scene right now. heavy police activity on the scene. you can see a big backup behind there. the blue route northbound around westchester pike. moving into hamilton township, new jersey. we have a water main break. the right lane is closed. be careful when passing a water main break, especially on a chilly day like today. it would be slippery out there.
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our coverage of the cleanup continues. matt delucia has been driving around in stormforce 10 for us. matt, you're in norristown, i believe. what are you finding? >> lauren and tracy, we got out to show you what people will be dealing with as they head out the door this morning. fortunately many of the good smar ta samaritans did shovel out their sidewalk. that's good. you see over here, some of the corners are still pretty messed up. you have a lot of snow that's been packed off to the side, the plows that have been through the streets have pushed some of the snow off to the side of the road. be careful as you're walking out. a lot of these people, making their way through. not too bad in terms of driving. you do have to take it slow. you see a lot of the streets are still snow cover, packed down with that snow. you see some of the folks out here, this chair and this parking space, somebody is trying to save this spot. you see another car right there, somebody is trying to warm up
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their vehicle. this is a cold morning. you've got to be careful as you're heading out the door this morning, in the just for the cold temperatures but some of that black ice you might see on the sidewalks, your driveway and the roadways. a lot of that snow, that melted yesterday or started to melt with the warmer temperatures, % well, now overnight that refroze. it is a little bit slick out there. keep traveling around the area to find icy spots. live now in norristown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we take you from norristown to kensington. new video in from overnight showing the condition of the streets there in kensington. many streets here still covered in snow. you can see cars are still stuck behind snow banks. now to germantown where snow is blocking all of these cars on west abbottsford avenue. it will be another busy day for the crews and neighbors as they work to clear the snow in
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philadelphia. >> it takes time to clear 22 inches of snow. i feel like the city is doing what they can do. >> the city is estimating that all treats winall treats wil s all treats witreets will be cle tomorrow night. track where snowplows are in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. there's a dropdown menu, choose greater philadelphia region. it zooms in. look for the plow icon, check it off and wait for the trucks to pack up on your screen. new jersey and delaware have similar resources. you can see them all on the nbc 10 app. we want to know if your street is plowed or not or is it really icy, are the sidewalks cleared? send us a picture or video. it's easy, by doing to our nbc 10 app. click on see it, share it. or tweet us. deanna durante has been checking out the tweets, reports of snowy
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and icy conditions this morning. let us know exactly where it is. we found several damaged beach homes yesterday at the jersey shore. the sea al lis lapping close to those houses. the township is trucking in sand to rebuild the barriers. >> we'll start with 600 truck loads. we can probably use 600 truck loads every three days. >> we're one storm away from having another major disaster. >> in north wildwood, crews are trying to fix a beach in the -- a breach in the dune system. take a look at this drone video. it gives you a bird's-eye view of the damaged area before and after the storm. from coastal flooding to strong winds, skyforce 10 shows us the damage in wildwood, cape may county. this is a landmark motel. high winds peeled back some of the roof here. new jersey governor chris christie is back on the campaign
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trail. he's get something heat for not staying in his home state. hear him fire back at one critic at a town hall meeting coming ahead at 6:35. it's 6:08 right now. a woman is recovering after being hit by falling ice while walking in center city philadelphia. it fell çfrom a hahnemann building. it's now blocked off the walkway around the building to protect pedestrians. the heavy snow collapsed part of the overhang at this giant grocery store in montgomery county. the store is in douglas township on route 100. officials roped off that area to keep customers safe. and this another danger. people driving with snow and ice on top of their car. coming up in an all new rossen report, more dramatic videoses ahear from drivers who aren't wiping it off. that's after nbc 10 news today at 7:00 on the "today" show. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> nine minutes after 6:00. the temperatures have been dropping overnight. much of the area seeing icy spots return again this morning. but we will see more melting than we saw yesterday. even clouds will be moving in during the day, the temperatures will be climbing at a little bit of a southwesterly breeze. i am tracking showers for this afternoon. this time around, rain drops falling from the sky. 17 in doylestown. 22 degrees northeast philadelphia. but look at millville. 36 degrees, above freezing. that's 30 degrees warmer than yesterday. our skies are clear. we'll see plenty of sunshine to start with. clouds will take over during the day. we can see a few scattered clouds that have moved through this morning. the thicker clouds, central pennsylvania, that's where wet weather is, in fact, an icy situation, freezing rain there. the temperatures will be warming up before the rain moves in to camelback. fleetwood, morgantown. the 40s today. sunshine to start with ab i
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chance of afternoon showers. abington, 42 degrees this afternoon. a little bit warmer at the shore and dry during the day from ventnor through rehoboth, smyrna, 44 degrees with clouds moving in. there's a chance of late afternoon and evening showers from malvern through philadelphia, into berlin, new jersey. the weekend, that would be turning warmer after a cold morning saturday, 42 saturday afternoon. and then closer to the 50 degree mark on sunday. got the full seven-day forecast when i come back in ten minutes. it's 6:10 this morning. and we want to check on those roads. we've been telling you to be very careful out there because of everything that has frozen overnight. >> nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has an update on what she's seeing on the roads. jessica? >> slippery conditions on the blue route. this is the second overturned vehicle we had this morning. earlier we had one on the blue route around the schuylkill expressway. this is near westchester pike. underneath where this accident
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scene has happened, there's definitely snow under there. slippery conditions on the blue route right now. they are blocking off these roadways right in here. one lane is getting by off of the off ramp right here. it's an overturned box truck. no word of injuries. that might be qnç accident investigation in place but for right now, we'll look at it like it is just a big delay on the blue route. here's the white horse pike around collingswood circumstance until pennsauken, new jersey. no problems through the intersection. most of the intersections in the secondary roadways are looking wet and slippery potentially in the area. you can see all traffic moving along nicely. mass transit, septa, expect delays and cancellations this morning while they are attempting to run on a normal schedule. amtrak, new jersey transit and patco are running on normal schedules as well. it was an enterprising idea in the aftermath of the blizzard of 2016, check out the boutique
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winter igloo for two. the unique post that was short lived on a popular rental website. count on us to help you stay safe on the roads this morning. nbc 10's matt delucia is in stormforce 10. roads and sidewalks are also icy this morning. be careful. we'll check in with matt in three minutes.
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6:15 this morning. breaking news on the northbound blue route. this is an overturned box truck. skyforce 10 over the scene right here. this is on the off ramp to the westchester pike. again, an overturned box truck there. you can see cars are getting through but be aware that this is there if this is on your route this morning.
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>> we've been telling you the roads and sidewalks icy. the sun melted a lot of snow yesterday and freezing temperatures make for dangerous black ice. >> matt delucia has been in stormforce 10 all morning, keeping an eye on this on the ground for us matt, where are you and what are you seeing now? >> we were in norristown not long ago. now we have made our way through west norton, heading toward eagleville. we're at west main street and tre trooper road. busy intersection here. the roads for the most part are not too bad. a lot of the roads have been treated, especially the major roads and highways especially have been plowed, salted and everything pushed to the side. we do see people still taking it easy, going slower than they perhaps normally would. the side streets, a lot of them still look messy. be careful. a lot of black ice out there, especially on the untreated
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surfaces. we'll keep traveling in stormforce 10, heading up main street. we'll probably be in collegeville or eagleville during our next shot. look out for that. live in stormforce, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> if it looks like stormforce optical illusion. they are taking their time. plows are working nonstop, dump trucks are hauling loads of snow to a stadium parking lot and federal offices will remain closed today. the story is much the same in new york. still can't get through many streets there. the city got 27 inches of snow. more people were out and about in midtown manhattan yesterday as businesses that closed during the storm began to re-open. and then there's a group of friends in brooklyn. they couldn't wait for the blizzard of 2016 to arrive. you're about to see the reason why. >> they had quite the idea, they
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built a boutique winter igloo for two and tried to rent it out on airbnb for 200 bucks a night. th the ad was removed from the site because the igloo wasn't up to code. i don't know how you get an igloo up to code. >> it didn't have any heat. that's exactly why. 6:18. we've been showing you the conditions on the road and showing you this breaking news on the blue route. we launched skyforce 10 to check this out, an overturned box truck on 476 northbound near westchester pike. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has been watching it for us. >> this is the blue route right now, right above the westchester pike on the northbound side. second overturned vehicle at least that was a major problem today. you can see directly underneath this box truck a mound of snow. you can see one lane getting through and, again, we've been stressing the importance of
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being slow around the off ramps or when getting on to the highways or watching out for secondary roads as well. a lot of the majors look okay. you're feeling confident about it when you go to get off the exit ramps, that's where you come into a slippery spot. a slow go approaching the scene as this accident, one lane is getting by on the blue route northbound around westchester pike. more updates to come. for now, let's check out the schuylkill expressway. this is around the conshohocken curve. no problems yet, eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway. we're still in the 50s for average mile per hour speeds. eastbound or westbound, no problem there or delays. the 42 treeway around the atlantic city expressway is doing okay as well. northbound from 55, up to philadelphia, and the walt whitman bridge, a five-minute trip. more updates on the blue route and more scenes from around the philadelphia area when i come back in the next ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 20 minutes after 6:00.
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a cold morning for much of the area, back below freezing. including philadelphia. we will see some sunshine to start with. the temperatures will be climbing an a little bit faster than yesterday. 28 degrees is not as cold this morning. 5 degrees warmer in philadelphia. and in parts of delaware and south jersey are nicely?xp!ove freezing. but north and west are different stories. the pocono mountains, blue bell 14, collegeville at 12 and gilbertsville down to 15 degrees. add in a little bit of moisture, we could see light freezing rain north and west. suburbs, some icy spots because of the refreezing overnight. 23 degrees at the bus stop this morning. 28 degrees in the city. here's what we're dealing with. a little bit of freezing rain is moving through central pennsylvania. if these showers hold together, that's a big if right now.
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we could see light freezing rain in lancaster, berks, lehigh valley and farther to the north. but the temperatures will be climbing during the day. the hour-by-hour forecast shows that first bit of shower activity falls apart. clouds hang in there. there's a chance we'll see some of the light freezing rain. by afternoon, though, the temperatures way above freezing even in the lehigh valley. berks county and lancaster and with filtered sunshine at 1:00 this afternoon, it will be dry and in the 40s in philadelphia. it's later this afternoon, we get a better chance of rain developing first north an west and then pulling into the philadelphia area during the early evening hours. you may see rain drops during the commute. this will only be rain. the temperatures will be much warmer this afternoon than they are right now. warmer than yesterday. in spite of the clouds increasing during the day. afternoon and evening, rain showers will move through and then be out of here for tomorrow. seven-day forecast, 34 degrees.
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tomorrow morning, near 40 in the afternoon. a little bit breezy on wednesday. that will help with the melting process. sunshine bright for a nice warmup on thursday. and near 40 on friday. the temperatures climb over the weekend after a very cold morning saturday. we're looking at 40 for saturday, sunday and monday. >> 6:22. new at 6:00, the coast guard in florida rescued more then a dozen people from this sunking yacht last night. the luxury vessel took on water about 14 miles off lauderdale by the sea. the coast guard cutter picked up people on board, taking them to miami beach. no one was hurt. there is a flood of criticism this morning for new jersey governor chris christie after the blizzard of 2016. >> i don't know what you expect me to do. do you want me to go down there with a mop? >> hear more from the governor and presidential candidate and the response from the mayor of north wildwood. plus, traffic symptoms on a major highway in philadelphia yesterday. it wasn't the snow that stopped the traffic.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we are watching sommç breaking traffic news right now. over top of the blue route with skyforce 10 live over top of the scene. on the northbound side, right around exit 9 in broomall on the westchester pike on the on-ramp, an accident involving an overturned box truck. one lane getting by. we'll have more updates on this scene to come. for now, let's send it over to bill henley. >> temperatures are above freezing. you see scattered clouds there. showers roll in later today. but a nice warmup ahead of that. right now at 28 degrees at 6:26. we'll be right back.
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no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey. this is nbc 10 news. icy, slick roads and sidewalks could make for a messy commute this morning. team coverage from nbc 10's matt delucia in stormforce 10 and first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. and this this morning. >> i don't know what you expect me to do. you want me to go down there with a mop. >> controversial cleanup comments and a response from the mayor of north wildwood. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 6:30, another snow day for hundreds of schools. more than 300 schools. closings and delays are scrolling at the got o the
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screen. you'll also find them on our nbc 10 app. let's check with meteorologist bill henley. >> temperatures in the 20s this morning, even the pocono mountains. there are colder spots and wet weather is moving into the area, allentown, reading and lancaster, there's a chance we'll see freezing rain to add to what's on the ground. they are being picked up on radar but they're not reaching the ground yet. the air is so dry, it's actually evaporating before it hits the ground. a chance of additional ice in allentown and reading. as cold as it is this morning, we'll see a fast warmup. including in philadelphia. that wrm juarmup under way. we're into the 40s this afternoon. but we won't have the brilliant sunshine we had yesterday, clouds will be moving in. at 8:00 this morning, just below freezing, 39 degrees and melting will happen at 11:00. the wind out of the
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south/southwest will help with the melting. 42 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. we'll see clouds take over during the afternoon. that will likely lead to some rain later today. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching first alert traffic. >> that's right, bill. we have several swayings to talk about this morning in our second overturned vehicle onç the blu route. skyforce 10 live over top of that scene right now. right above exit 9. you can see the box truck overturned northbound on the blue route ramp to westchester pike. you can see obviously underneath that, a big joint pile of snow as they have tow trucks on the scene trying to get that vehicle up back on its feet. police activity on the scene only allowing one lane to get through the area as well. big backup there on the blue route for right now. now we'll move over to the schuylkill expressway. we're also seeing a backup headed westbound. you can see the lights right in here. this is actually from our
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cameras at 202. there are snow removal crews on the schuylkill. a big backup because of this. you can see how slow moving they are as well. all of that traffic behind there. also watch a disabled vehicle on horsham road and easton road in montgomery county. more updates on these things in the next ten minutes. >> 6:33 and our team coverage of the cleanup and the road conditions continues now. >> nbc 10's matt delucia has been driving around in stormforce 10. he just hopped out. he's in collegeville, montgomery county. matt, what are you finding there? >> well, lauren and tracy, it's really when you go into the side streets, especially some of the developments where you find a lot of the untreated surface. you see out here on juniper court, you can see there's slush on the side of the road, clul ed up ice. any of that melting that we had
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overnight really did refreeze. we do have black ice. i'll jump in, storm force 10 right now. i'll drive around a little bit to give you a look at what we've been seeing. a little bit of ice on the road surfaces. also the sidewalks, if they have not been treated. we see a lot of ice on there as well. if you're heading out the door this morning, be extra careful. take a few extra steps to make sure that you get where you ned to go. you see right here, the surface of the road, it does look wet. but for the most part, we are getting good traction with our vehicles. most of the major roads do not look bad either. they have been salted, plowed and really it's the side streets that you have to worry about. be careful just to take it slow. you start to skid, be careful, try to gain control of your vehicle. because we don't want to see any accidents out there. we've already seen quite a few accidents over the past couple of days because of the ice and snow. we'll keep driving in stormforce 10 for now, matt delucia, live,
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back to you guys. >> thanks, matt. matt also mentioned keep it slow. we should remine you again, he may look like he's going faster than he is because an optical illusion. all this morning, we've been checking out the streets in philadelphia neighborhoods. a lot of cars still snowed in. they are not going anywhere. the streets haveç not been plod in some areas. it's become an obstacle course for anybody walking or driving on these streets. we've been in manayunk. now deanna durante is live in northeast philadelphia. what are you finding there? >> reporter: the streets here, you can take a look, have been treated at some point during the storm. underneath this packed down snow is ice. we've seen people come outside, warm up their cars here on templeton drive in the far northeast and they are taking it very, very slowly. you can hear the brakes squealing as they drive away. one couple came out of their
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home on templeton and said it's very slippery here. you've been following your treats. you've been telling me where the problem spots are. we've been to fowler and manayunk, musgrave and clivedon and tulip and clearfield, as well as rosemar. people have been tweeting me their streets. the mayor as office saying it could be until wednesday before streets are passable. take a look. people here are driving on this street at cane and templeton but they need to take it very slow, the story we're seeing all across the city this morning. that's the latest in the northeast. deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> thanks. mountains of snow are unmoved in manayunk. nbc 10 on north fleming street this morning. this is one of many streets still clogged from the 22 inches of snow dumped across philadelphia this weekend. it is making snow removal a long
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and challenging task. some people are losing their patience. we want to know if your street is plowed or if it's icy or if the sidewalks or cleared or whatever you are seeing there. send us a picture or video. it's easy on our nbc 10 app. click on the see it, share it button. happening today, it is going to be a full day of touring the jersey shore for u.s. senator corey booker. this morning, he'll get a firsthand look at the damage done by the coastal flooding there. he'll begin in west wildwood at 11:00 and head to sea isle city and atlantic city. 6:37. governor chris christie's controversial comments about the blizzard damage at the jersey shore are not sitting well with some in the storm zone. while the shore cleanup from flooding continues, the governor and republican presidential candidate went back to the campaign trail in new hampshire and yesterday, a student asked christie why he wasn't in his home state helping out. listen to his response. >> i don't know what you expect me to do, do you want me to go
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down there with a mop? the fact is that we had all the roads cleared. we had new jersey transit back up and for the people who did sustain flooding, we had folks on the ground to evacuate them if they needed to be evacuated. no one needed to be evacuated. >> nbc 10 did in fact show you people who had to beç evacuate. rescue during the blizzard like this one in wildwood on saturday. christie said his lieutenant governor was in cape may county yesterday and his team assessing damage and helping business owners who may want to apply for loans or grants. the mayor of north wildwood released this statement, his comments are disrespectful to the property owners and residents who went through a traumatic weather event. now your nbc 10 weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:39 and cold. i'm tracking some area of
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freezing rain. could be a problem in the lehigh valley and berks county. but those thundershoweshowers a looking impressive. a warmer afternoon. a nice breeze developing out of the southwest. we'll help with the melting process. later on, showers just rain this time around. the temperatures will be too warm for anything else. cape may, welcome at that, 43 degrees and climbing. we're seeing the temperatures climb in philadelphia, too. 28 degrees. the temperatures will be warming in reading, 17 degrees right now. that's cold enough for some ice. though it's dry right now for the pocono mountains of the lehigh valley and reading, the showers are not far away. they've been moving through central pennsylvania. they're falling into dry air. most of the rain drops evaporating before they hit the ground. though there's a chance of light freezing rain, probably the bigger threat is the ice that's already on the ground and the refreezing from yesterday's melting. this afternoon, another round of showers developing. but look at those temperatures.
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low 40s for allentown, quakertown and reading. mt. holly into the 40s. dry during the day at the shore. look at rehoboth. 50 this afternoon. 45 in vineland and dover and sunshine to start with. then clouds roll in this afternoon and later this afternoon, into the evening hours with temperatures in the 40s for drexel hill, swedesboro and westchester, we see the scattered rain showers. a look at the seven-day forecast with the warming trend this weekend when i'm back in ten minutes. 6:40 this morning. jessica boyington has been following breaking news for us. >> along the blue route northbound in delaware county, what are you seeing now, jessica? >> we are seeing a backup right now on the blue route northbound approaching this exit ramp to westchester pike because of an overturned vehicle that looks like we just got that up on its feet. you can see over on the right-hand shoulder where that box truck was overturned in the snow. we now have all lanes blocked
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off right now approaching this scene as they're getting that cleared and out of the way. we had one lane moving through pretty much all morning. right now cleatply at a standstill. a huge backup northbound approaching this scene around westchester pike. exit 9 on the blue route. watch out for that. big delays there. also, watch out for a waterç mn break around 195. the right lane is closed because of that. no big delays beyond the scene. watch for slippery conditions. here's route 73 around the new jersey turnpike. no delays or backups here. everything moving along nicely. for mass transit, expect delays or cancellations for septa. we're trying to run on a normal schedule today. amtrak, new jersey transit, patco and d.a.r.t. all running on regular service. lauren? 6:41 and cleanup will be harder in one bucks county town after awe key piece of equipment was stolen. what was taken and when. plus, if you're in allentown, you have the most snow outside your home.
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6:45. we're following breaking news this morning. a big backup on the blue route northbound. a truck crashed in delaware county. that truck is now back upright. you can see cars are moving but if this is part of your morning commute, be aware there has been and continues to be quite a bit of a slowdown there. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington will be back in just a couple of minutes with an update on this. with snow piled high in the philadelphia suburbs, one of the last things anyone needs is a water main break. >> that's exactly what happened in norristown, montgomery county last night. nbc 10 was on the scene along main street when water from the broken pipe started freezing
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over all along tall mounds of snow. meanwhile, neighbors are expressing joy after seeing load snow into dump trucks to haul it away. >> crews managed to shut off the water from the main and begin repairs. the head of the pennsylvania turnpike commission is apologizing to motorists who got stranded during the blizzard of 2016. some of them, including the temple women's gymnastics team were stuck for more than 24 hours. hundreds of vehicles were stuck on the turnpike in western pennsylvania during the storm. traffic got blocked by a pair of tractor-trailers that couldn't make it up a hill on friday night. cars were stuck so long, emergency crews started checking on drivers and delivering rations on foot. governor tom wolf said more work needs to be done to get the state's roads back to normal. allentown wants cars off the streets so that crews can plow all of that snow. officials are making parking
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available at several schools. the mayor is also asking businesses and churches with cleared lots to let drivers park there temporarily. in the lehigh valley they got up to 32 inches of snow in some spots that is still crea creating a challenge for drivers there. stormforce 10 with four-wheel drive was able to get cameras close to one cqckup in allen tw. this white van got stuck in an intersection at 14th and chew. people living and working nearby pitched in to help. >> yay! >> finally. >> how does it feel now that this guy is out of here. >> feels good to help somebody. >> allentown's mayor told us 14th and chew is a secondary intersection, one of the lat streets to be plowed. 6:47. 28 degrees in philadelphia. from our delaware bureau, crews
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are working overtime. new this morning, falls township police in bucks county are on the lookout for whoever stole a salt spreader. authorities say the commercial grade spreader was taken from the village of pembroke apartments in levittown sometime between sunday night and monday morning. a woman is recovering at a local hospital this morning after she jumped out of a moving car on the schuylkill expressway. skyforce 10 was over the scene near grays ferry monday night. she ended up sprawled in the eastbound lanes until an ambulance could get to the scene. for more than an hour, the incident backed up traffic for miles. still not clear why she jumped. police have not said. the woman had several cuts from the fall but should be okay. let's go now to new york for a look at what's ahead on the "today" show this morning. >> we get a preview from matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> coming up on a tuesday on the show, unplowed roads from that
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blizzard of 2016 are leading to growing frustrations up and down the east coast. there is the threat of more snow on the way. we'll have all that covered. >> also ahead, a new warning on overthe count pain medications. are you taking too many and jeopardizing your health? there's a new warning. >> those stories. we go one-on-one with dustin hoffman. this morning, the surprising thing he doesn't know about his kung fu panda character and he'll open up about the legendary roles he's turned down. >> that's all when we get started on a tuesday morning. can you give us one roll he turned down he wishes he didn't? >> a role in "schindler's list". >> really? >> good tease. >> yes. he was offered a role -- the close encounters role. that's all i'm giving away. >> more to come. >> "porky's ii," he was supposed to be in that. >> see you at 7:00.
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thanks. >> all right. bye. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. ten minutes before 6:00. we've seen a lot of refreezing overnight. we're still in the 20s in philadelphia. the temperatures have been inching up. a live view of center city from the adventure aquarium. 28 degrees, 5 degrees warmer than yesterday. though the wind is calm right now, weç see a breeze develop. it will be out of the southwest. that will help warm things up and help with the melting. the pocono mountains, you can see some of the snow in the hills, the nice snow pack on blue mountain. sunshine fades this morning. showers will arrive in the afternoon. likely rain showers as warmer temperatures into the mountains. right now it's 28 in philadelphia. look at the cold for pottstown, doylestown and trenton and in the lehigh valley, 20s for allentown, macungie is at 26 degrees. we have wet weather that's moving into western berks
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county. some of the showers could hold together and produce a little bit of freezing rain this morning. the good news is, most of this is not reaching the ground. and there's already ice on the ground. there's not a big threat there. that's a possibility you might wind up with ice on your car and need to scrape it off. later today within lack at that line of showers. western pennsylvania, that's going to be arriving for our afternoon and evening commute. during the day, that first line of showers dissipates, clearing skies. that will hold up tomorrow for reading and allentown. 9:00, mostly cloudy skies. you'll see thin spots of sunshine breaking through. more so in delaware and south jersey at 1:00 in the afternoon. during the later afternoon hours, here comes the wet weather rolling in from western pennsylvania, allentown, reading and chester county. that's at 4:00 in the afternoon. the evening commute, those rain drops reach philadelphia and eventually into delaware and south jersey. that's a slow mover. we may even see a few showers first thing tomorrow morning at the shore.
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clouds increase, showers develop this afternoon. look at the warmup. even warmer than yesterday. 40s this afternoon. the southwesterly winds to 12 miles an hour. tomorrow morning, we'll be drying out, high near 40 degrees in the afternoon. a nice breeze to help with the melting process. it gets frozen solid again thursday morning down to 16 degrees. a warmer weekend, 45 on sun. near 50 monday. >> all right, bill, thanks. eight minutes before 7:00. we want to update you on that accident on the blue route northbound. still a big backup. >> yes, this is in delaware county, jessica boyington has been following this for us. some good news to hear, jessica. >> we have a little bit of relief with the accident scene beginning to be a little more clear than it was a few moments ago. there is pretty much an active scene right there as you can see over to the right-hand side. one lane getting by, from the blue route northbound headed to westchester pike. you can see that backup is vicious right now.
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up to state road is where i was just looking at our traffic system where you can see a string of red back to that point. huge backup there, leading backwards on to the blue route -- from the blue route northbound approaching this scene. looking at the vine street expressway, this is around 24th street. no problems. roadways looking damp there. potentially slippery there. in terms of drive times, no problems in either direction on the schuylkill expressway. pay attention to the off ramps. that's where we're seeing the problems this morning. 295 to 38, roadways are dry. no problems here. 12-minutes from 38 to the black horse pike. i'll have one more check on your morning drive. a check of the stories you need to know as you head out the door. >> slick roads turning this area into an obstacle course. what you can do if your street is blocked.
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time now to get a check of the stories you need to knows so you're about to start your morning. >> team coverage on the icy roads this morning. let's start with jessica boyington tracking a big backup on the blue route. >> that's right, lauren. we have a big backup on the blue route. that's because we had an overturned box truck brocking from the northbound blue route to this exit around broomall, exit 9 actually. one lane getting by, actually this lane block off as well. they have gotten the truck back on its feet, it's difficult for people to get by. a big backup there, all the way
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to state road for right now. a slow go on the blue route northbound approaching chester pike. i'm deanna durante in northeast philadelphia. it may be perfect weather if you're this guy. if you're trying to get to work today, take a look at what is still around on many city streets. residential neighborhoods, snow pack. the city says most streets won't be passable until sometime on wednesday. they are still out working on those. all morning long you have been telling us where to go. you have been tweeting it. we have been checking it out. we've gone from manayunk to olney to northeast philadelphia to check out the road conditions where you live. keep those tweets coming. that's the latest in northeast philadelphia. deanna durante, nbc 10 news. i'm matt delucia live on bridge street in phoenix. we'll give you a look, we're in stormforce 10, checking out the conditions as we are heading out the door this morning. i just got an update from penndot a few minutes ago. they had 100 trucks working overnight and they will be busy
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for several days clearing all the snow off the roadways. they want to get the lanes open and clear the storm drains. right now we see wet conditions for the most part. live in stormforce 10, in phoenixville, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. also if you pack at meters or kiosks in philadelphia, they're free again today. the city expects all streets to be passable by the end of the day tomorrow. and it is a snow day for lots of students in our area. more than 300 schools are close% or delayed again today, half as many, though, as yesterday. clouds are moving into the area. that's a live view from the pocono mountains. you can see the snow, the view from the stroudsmore country in. freezing rain moving through the harrisburg area. the radar is picking it up but it's falling into dry air, which is not reaching the ground yet. it is cold north and west. that will add to the slippery conditions. 19 right now in reading.
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15 in allentown an we will be headed to the 40s this afternoon. >> thanks, bill. the "today" show is next. we'll see you for local updates in just minutes. good morning. right to the point. hillary clinton confronted with a tough question from a young voter. >> i don't see the same enthusiasm from younger people for you. in fact, i've heard from quite a few people my age that they think you're dishonest. >> while chris christie gets defensive when asked why he returned to the campaign trail after the storm. >> you want to go down with a mop? >> with six days till the iowa cauc caucuses, why donald trump is threatening to pull out of this week's debates. where are the plows? >> it's bad out here, man. >> communities from virginia to new york, buried by the blizzard. d.c. shut down again


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