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>> good morning, it is 4:00 a.m., thursday, march 5 "action news" is on early to bring you the latest on the winter storm. >> sky6 live hd is looking at center city philadelphia we're tracking the changeover to snow in aerials. live team coverage and the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast are coming up. >> schools across the region are reporting delays and cancellations. philadelphia public and archdiocesan schools are open and on time. that could change. find out what's going on with other schools by looking he at the bottom of the screen, it's scrolling there. and 6abc.com.
>> an suv crashed through the front of a bank. we're live. >> but first up, let's head over to karen rogers in for david murphy taking a look at accuweather and the storm and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we're in the process of seeing the arctic front pull through. the temperatures have dropped and the changeover. it happened in allentown and reading. you're getting the snow. the area of blue is an area of sleet in between. be careful if you're traveling with the sleet. you're lansdale traveling in the snow 422 near pottstown 202 malvern, coatsville it's rain as you look in the city and trenton along the i-95 corridor. we're going to see the changeover happen over the next coming hours. a wider look at storm tracker 6 live we'll be dealing with this system through the evening. that's why the winter storm warning stays in effect until
7:00 p.m. you look at the temperatures, 34 in allentown, 33 in reading. 37 in philadelphia. we need to have the numbers drop or the first couple of inches will melt on the ground. in the lehigh valley the snow is happening it continues. in the i-95 area we look at it from now to 6:00 a.m. in central delaware and new jersey, where we expect the most snow you'll see the changeover at 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. early sleet to snow and that's new, it looked like it would change from rain to snow with the temperatures plummeting. we'll have a sleet mix in there. we'll have snow an inch an hour during the worst. times. the temperatures continue to fall into the 20s this afternoon. details coming up. >> reporter: never have i been so thankful this morning to hear rain drops on my windows but as
you said, the snow is coming 422 at audubon road coming down, not accumulating yet but as the morning progresses we'll start to watch the accumulations. that's the scene in montgomery county. park view drive and pen circle there's an accident. there's a vehicle that overturned at 313 at swamp road and stump road. wainchts -- a bunch of different situations worse fire at callowhill and crash on the schuylkill expressway as we look live it just cleared. that's good news, it was on the westbound side by the off ramp to girard avenue. again you want to watch the on and off ramps. at this point the road surface
is wet with ponding in spots because there was a lot of rain coming down overnight e and year seeing the spray traveling westbound toward montgomery avenue. in atlantic county we have a downed traffic signal route 9 jimmy lees -- leedss road. we have speed restrictions on some roads. >> an suv crashed through the front window of a bank in north philadelphia. >> david henry is live on the scene with the the very latest. good morning david. >> reporter: good morning, tam this is the united bank at broad andy search son. what you see behind me looks like a bizarre used car showroom than the lobby of a bank.
this cadillac crashed around 2:15, now a lady who was driving north on broad said the car clipped her after running the light, veered off and went through the front window of this bank. she said the two occupants of the vehicle got out of the car and dusted themselves off and walked off north on broad street. they walked past a temple university student who was using an atm machine. he got a description of the couple. police stopped them. the car is registered to a home on 29th street. the police have tried contacts that person, but there is no answer at that house. right now they are trying to figure out who was behind the wheel of the vehicle. the driver and the passenger just left walked off and they are still trying to find them at
this moment. live on north broad david murphy channel 6 "action news" which i will. >> let's take a live look on mobile 6 which is commuting early on this thursday morning. we're traveling on the admiral wilson boulevard looks like we're heading toward the ben franklin bridge. we have rain falling and wet roads on the admiral wilson. >> let's look live in atlantic city. rain going on right now, we saw a little bit of haze overnight. karen rogers telling us that around here along the shore probably more around 4 inches is what to expect. inland in south jersey, that's where you can expect closer to 8 inches. taking a live look in atlantic city. >> stick with south jersey and eva pilgrim who is live in pennsauken, camden county, good morning, eva. >> reporter: good morning, guys, it hadn't started freezing at
this area yet. ment roads are wet. we have seen several salt trucks going by all morning in the hour-plus we've been out here, salting the roads preception the roads, they are -- prepping the roads. governor chris christie declared a state of emergency in preparation for the storm so allstate agencies can do the things they need to do to make the decision they need to make in the best interest of the people of new jersey, no matter what hams in the storms whether that's lowering speed restrictions, opening shelters for people if they need those we'll monitor the situation for this hour just rain right now. live in pennsauken, eva pilgrim channel 6 "action news." >> thank you looking like just rain right now. philadelphia international airport, sky 6 is taking a live look already we have 216
cancellations at phl 38% of the flight load just today. a lot of flights not going anywhere. big cancellations numbers in dallas which is seeing the same system we're seeing right now. reagan national and newark and laguardia, the number to call gate gate. >> gate -- 1-800-phl-gate. the storm is impacting people. amtrak is reducing the number of trains operating on the northeast corridor line today. there will be the keystone service trains between harrisburg and philadelphia and new york city. >> time to turn to karen rogers. >> reporter: the temperatures are above freezing, what we're seeing is the changeover, as the front comes through the temperatures will drop. we're looking at storm tracker 6 live double scan we're looking at rain in south jersey, look at the area of blue north of the city. getting sleet.
allentown and poconos changed over to snow. let's go outside and look live at the center city skyline. the numbers 37 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint, 33 degrees, lots of moisture. the winds out of the northwest we're seeing the winds switch remember yesterday it was out of the south southwest satellite and radar showing right now that we've got a lot of presich presich -- precipitation in the region, rain from philadelphia and areas south and seeing the changeover to the northwest. that's what's going to happen. let's time it out 8:30 a.m. we're watching the temperatures fall it will be freezing in philadelphia. we'll see the snow overtake the region. you see that area of blue we'll get the sleeting mix in. lunchtime we'll be snowing throughout the region. watching for this to continue it will be heavy at times. we'll see the snow heavy be
careful as you travel out. this particular model shows it takes longer to move out of here this is a look at 7:00 as it pushes off the coastline. the change time will be delayed and stay with us longer during the day. the lehigh valley, we'll see a changeover around 6:00 and central and south jersey might take longer to see the change from rain to snow. as we look at the various model the rpm saying 7.4. 6.8. overall we're expecting 4 to 8 inches. there's a lot of moisture to work with, some of the models saying there's a lot of moisture coming and it will last longer. 4 to 8 in the philadelphia area. the best chance of the 8 inches or so will be in interior areas of south jersey are or delaware, it will be snowing the hardest in many places. the exclusive accuweather
seven-day forecast we'll see snow and the falling temperatures. 37 right now. we'll be falling at the freezing mark in the next a couple of hours. but it will be in the 20s that were. 10 tonight record low if we hit that. tomorrow 28. lots of slick spots, trying to turn milder on saturday. 40 degrees. sunday partly sunny 44. beget in a nice stretch. clouds and sun and in the 40s and 50 an wednesday. >> a robber holds up two temple students apt gunpoint near the college campus. this is route 1 baltimore pike right at 202 the road is
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surface wet at this point. many. roads are really, really wet because of the rain that came down overnight. in bucks county, new britain township we had a vehicle that filmed over and went into a ditch along swamp road at stump road. that's cleared. in middletown bucks county there's a sewer main break closing big oak road between wood burn and township line road. meantime in recognizer folder we're getting report of a pothole. watch out for it at long main at 9th avenue. we have snow falling along 422 but the speeds look okay at this point. in upper merion there's a crash along park view drive. no issues on the pennsylvania turnpike. no overnight construction, at this point just wet and traffic is moving fine on 276, 7 # 476. the schuylkill expressway westbound by girard is out of the way.
no need to worry about that. we have a fire location along callowhill. the fire location at paschall has cleared. on i-95 we're looking at speeds in the 50s because the road surface is wet. snow is falling along upper state at lime kiln pike. we'll continue to watch the situation. matt and tam. >> this is brand new video into the news roosm -- room. drivers trying to navigator snow-slick streets the same storm system we're dealing with, hit them. the storm is stretching from texas to new england and meteorologist. will have karen rogers will have an update in just a minute. >> a knife-wield be man slashed the face and hands of the u.s.
ambassador to south korea. the ambassador had taken a first by the of his breakfast at an event. the assailant was wielding a ten inch fruit knife it all happened in seconds. >> i think the whole experience to him was traumatic tolls the least, that was part of his compression. the man arrested after others at the table fought him down to the floor. >> he is serving our country. i think this is a risk. >> reporter: police identified him always kim ki-jong a radical activist. he opposes the military practices between the u.s. and
>> good morning everyone, takerring a live look at center city, number one philadelphia schools are opening on time at this point. we'll let you know if that changes the moment it does. number two get your cars off the snow emergency routes by 6 arteriovenous malformation. it is your responsibility to know which routes are snow emergency, or they will tow you away. >> i would not want that. >> reporter: only two things, you said more than two things.
we'll go outside instead to lionville, chester county. the flakes are starting to fall. we've seen the changeover along 100 at 113. the road wet at this point. let's talk about the mass transit situation today. things will be a little bit funky. as of 4:00 p.m. we have septa bus routes on detour. septa regional rails will run a normal work day schedule. patco on a regular schedule, amtrak modified weekday schedule. >> reporter: we have a mix of rain, sleet and snow. south of the city we're seeing rain through the philadelphia area starting to mix with sleet and wet snowflakes. we have snow near lancaster reading and allentown. be careful as you travel in have
jenkintown and media. let's look at the temperatures. we have a lot of to progress. it's 34 in allentown. 37 in philadelphia. and millville. i think the first inch or so is meting at the surface because of the temperatures. let's look right now at what you can expect as we continue to see the changeover. continue to see snow in the lehigh valley along i-95, we're seeing the changeover from now to 6:00 a.m. it's sleet. temperatures drop and we'll see snow. in central delaware and new jersey, it will take later until 6:00 when the rain changes to sleet and snow. it's getting worse out there not better. >> police are looking for the robber who held up two temple students at gunpoint. the gunman confronted the pair at are 15th and diamond near the north philadelphia campus. police will not say what he got away with. the bearded suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and heading
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new details comes two weeks after a similar outbreak at ronald reagan ucla medical center where several we sickened and two died. the trial continues in of the accused boston bomber. three people were killed and 260 were hurt when two bombs were exploded in 2013. lawyers for dzhokhar tsarnaev admitted yesterday that their client carried out the bombing but trying to spare him from the death penalties by saying he is under the influence of his now dead orderly brother. >> more traffic and weather coming up next when "action news" continues at 4:30
>> break be right now on "action news," an suv slams through a bank, the passengers jump out and flee the scene. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan shows lots of stuff going on snow, rain, a changeover. we're tracking the storm. >> afternoon die os scan schools are -- diocesan schools are closed today. philadelphia public schools are opening on time. in her scrolling at the bottom of the screen. get the full list at 6abc.com. >> david is off here are karen
and matt with weather and traffic. >> reporter: good morning, we're starting with storm tracker 6 live double scan, as we forecasted a mix of rain, sleet and snow, we're in the process of seeing that changeover right now. let's go in tighter to some of the areas here. we have snow off to the northwest. it's light in honeybrook and pilots and lansdale. we have snowflakes and sleet mixing in chadds ford and media and the city and jenkintown. as you look in philadelphia and areas south for the most part it's rain. we're starting to see the snowflakes mixing in. that process is happening right now. the winter storm warning goes into effect until 7:00 p.m. this evening. it started last night. that gives you an idea of the duration of the storm. we're looking at 37 degrees in the city. we'll see sleet and wet snowflakes mixing in. they will met on the ground initially, butment temperatures are