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dangers the cold weather can bring but we start with meteorologist cecily tynan. she has the first look at the accuweather forecast. >> hi, monica. it is cold but the real air mass has yet to arrive. it's 25 degrees in philadelphia right now. not much wind. but the arctic boundary that will move through tonight this is what has the real bitter air. temperatures close to 20 degrees below zero. those are air temperatures not wind chills and that's the air mass that will be settling in over the weekend. now, double scan live showing that we are seeing a few snow flurries, light snow showers near downingtown but there's more snow squalls associated with that front so as that front pulls through, not everyone will see them. they're very localized but those who do will experience we're told whiteout conditions. so, the key time for the snow squalls overnight when most of us are home sleeping between about 11 o'clock in the northwest suburbs and 5 o'clock along the coast. now, when you get one of these snow squalls, because the ground is so cold, it's
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covered immediately. there's no melting. visibility reduced near zero could leave a quick coating to an inch or two in a matter of minutes. if you're driving through this late tonight, a good idea to pull over, let the snow squall move through. now that wind chill advisory has been posted 6 o'clock saturday evening until 9 o'clock sunday. a wind chill warning for the poconos and this is because we're talking dangerously low wind chills. the poconos wind chills 20 to 30 below. i talked my kids out of skiing this weekend because it's just too cold for that. allentown into philadelphia wind chill 15 below to 20 below and our warmest wind chills areas to the south, still 10 to 15 degrees below zero. i'll talk more about the temperatures and our next winter storm on the way in the full accuweather forecast. monica. >> thank you cecily. our team coverage continues with chad pradelli live at independence mall with how today folks hands today's frigid temperatures. chad. >> reporter: hey, monica. they're staying indoors if they can. when they go outside they're
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dressing in layers, wearing hats and gloves and doing the best they can to stay warm. right now it's not terrible because the wind isn't blowing but if the wind picks up, it's going to get brutal. the arctic air moving into our area has people bundling up. >> it's terrible out here and i know tomorrow it's supposed to be even colder. i ride my bike everywhere i go so i'm not going anywhere. it's too cold. >> reporter: as bryn crawford rode her bike along kelly drive civil reenactors were commemorating lincoln's birthday across the street. he says they don't make clothing like back in the day. >> everything is wool. it's perfect. >> reporter: you guys were out here for quite some time. what was it like. >> nobody sweating. >> reporter: whether it was waiting for the bus. >> it's freezing. >> reporter: how long you been waiting at the bus. >> not that long. >> reporter: or simply walking down the street, you better bundle up or you're going to get a bit chilly. jason is here to see bruce springsteen but took in some sights at independence mall.
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>> double pockets so i stay very warm. the gloves not keeping me that cold. this keeps me very warm. >> reporter: that looks like money. >> it's pretty good. but the key to staying warm is the official bruce springsteen flannel for the river tour. >> reporter: okay. >> (bell). >> reporter: yes, he is bundling up and there's so many tips we could provide to deal with the cold weather. one i'd like the highlight is remember your pets. if you have a pet, don't leaf him outside, get him indoors. i'm live on independence mall, chad pradelli, channel6 "action news." rick. >> all right, chad, thank you. well, this weekend's dangerous temperatures has local officials opening warming centers for those in need. a code blue is in effect in camden tonight meaning anyone without a place to stay can head to one of two warming centers. a code blue emergency takes effect tomorrow across camden county and in delaware a code purple will be in effect across all three counties. shelters in new castle and sussex counties will be opened tonight through monday. kent county shelters will be
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opened through tuesday. and we have a complete list of the shelters by going to our web site at >> and with that dangerous cold on top of the mind doctors warning everyone to be aware of how long they're staying outside and how much of themselves they're covering up. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman at the big board with more on frost bite dangers. hi, ali. >> hi, guys. frost bite can set in quicker than you may think as temperatures start to go down over the weekend in some areas it will take just about 10 minutes for frost bite to set in if you're not bundled up. that's why it's vital to dress in layers and limit your time outside. temperatures in the 20's today didn't stop many runners, walkers or pets along kelly drive but most were wearing several layers to keep warm. >> i've got everything. >> hat, gloves. >> yeah, i'm good. >> and his german shepherd pepper didn't stay out long but dr. david targin says even greater precautions are needed
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this weekend as temperatures plunge. >> you need to watch out for two main things and the main things that you need to look for are frost bite and hypothermia. >> you lose most of your body heat from your head and torso but smaller areas typically suffer frost bite first. >> such as your fingertips and your ears so you need to really be aware and cognizant and you need to cover everything up this weekend. >> as for avid exercisers. >> when you're running i think it feels about 20 degrees warmer than when you're -- what actually the temperature is. >> that's true. moving will help keep your body warm but sweating increases the risk for frost bite. dr. targin says if you're skiing this weekend, take lots of breaks. as for runners, he recommends moving your workout inside. >> and that's why we invented treadmills and a gym. >> early signs of frost bite include numbness, tingling and skin turning red, white or grayish or appearing waxy looking. >> your hands are red. >> this runner assures me her hands were covered earlier and
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she'll cover them up again. >> yeah, they don't feel cold. they're not too bad. >> as for hypothermia it's a dangerous and potentially deadly condition when your body temperature dips below 95 degrees. signs such as shivering or confusion mean you need to go inside and get warm and dry. and kids the elderly and mentally ill are most at risk for problems so you want to keep a close eye on them. for parents it's best to do indoor activities with the kids this weekend. monica, i'm sure you'll be doing a lot of those. >> a lot of that. thank you ali. officials in delaware county announce they made an arrest in a deadly hit and run that happened earlier this week in chester. the district attorney says braheem scott was behind the wheel of a black nissan that hit a woman tuesday morning at the intersection of ninth and hayes street and kept going. the victim was marion bennett of boothwyn. she died at the scene. police found the vehicle they believe was involved less than an hour after that incident.
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>> it was so devastating, so forceful that it knocked her boots and actually her socks off of her body. >> scott did make a statement to police admitting he hit the victim and left the scene. he's charged with homicide by vehicle involuntary manslaughter among others. >> from our delaware news room tonight, a new castle county man will head to court facing more than 70 charges related to illegal deer hunting. 38-year-old james smith the third of bear was charged on tuesday. police said smith took at least 14 deer illegally during the 2015-2016 deer season. he's accused of illegal weapons possession and failure to tag ability her deer among many other charges. >> pennsylvania governor tom wolf was in philadelphia today getting support for his plan to increase education funding. he toured penn treaty in fishtown. the visit is part of the governor's schools that teach tour. wolf wants to increase spending for education and has been visiting school districts all around the state.
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>> well, spring training is less than a week away. does that warm you up? maybe not. well, today the phillies finished packing up for their trip to florida. the action cam was in south philadelphia where phillies officials were loading boxes and bags of gear into a massive trailer. the truck left around five hours ago en route to clearwater. it will be there by next thursday when the first players report at bright house field. jeff skversky will be in clearwater as well and his live reports from phillies spring training start next wednesday right here on "action news." >> time right now for a check of the "action news" traffic report friday night. >> let's all drive to florida, how about that, matt pelman what do you think? >> i could do traffic reports from clearwater. i don't think that's a problem. good evening to you. happy friday rick and monica. not clear on the roads this evening that's for sure. we're watching this crash in the northbound lanes of the blue route between villanova and the schuylkill. a lot of emergency crews on the scene but it's mostly off to the side, kind of sticking out into that right lane. however, slower travel times are on the southbound side of the blue route. i have a feeling some of those people are headed down toward
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the springsteen concert tonight. we wish the delays would fade away but i don't think that's happening any time soon. headed toward the poconos watch out for a wreck on the northbound side of 476 the northeast extension, just 18 miles per hour coming out of the mid-county tolls. in pennsburg there's an accident along main street close to the golden bowl between quakertown avenue and third street. still have a have one on kelly drive by fountain green. mlk would be a better bet. watch out for a crash on the a.c. expressway eastbound past williamstown. speeds in the 30's there. we'll check it again rick and monica, in the next half hour. >> okay. >> thank you matt. much more still ahead on "action news" at 5:00. friday night we're following developing news in arizona where two teen girls were shot and killed inside of a high school there. coming up at 5:30 what police are saying about a motive. >> a war of words on the campaign trail. today's developments in the race for the white house when "action news comes right back.
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>> ending the week on a positive note. strong showings for energy and financial say. the first up day in more than a week. the dow jones closed up more than 313 points on the day, nasdaq up more than 70 points and the s & p 500 gaining 36
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points in trading. >> turning to politics now. republican presidential hopefuls are gearing up for a war of words tomorrow night ahead of their next primary show down in south carolina. >> meantime hillary clinton and bernie sanders back on the campaign trail today after trading sharp remarks last night in wisconsin. abc's bazi kanani live in washington with more on the race to the white house. hi, bazi. >> reporter: hi, monica. good evening, rick. south carolina is known for its rough and tumble politics. it is where the republican candidates are hoping they can cut the front runners lead down to size. in south carolina, ahead of tomorrow's republican debate, the candidates take aim at frontrunner donald trump. >> we have a entertainer, a guy who is a reality tv star who has been successful in his own life but he also pushes people down to make himself look better. >> reporter: the latest polls show trump leading by a wide margin in the palmetto state where he is confident enough to change tactics
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pulling all at hack ads from the air going positive with a strategy john kasich says propels him to the number two spot in new hampshire. >> the light outshined the darkness of negative campaigning and i think it's awfully cool. >> reporter: both democratic candidates hope for a boost after last night's debate. >> i am not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander-in-chief. >> reporter: hillary clinton tries to regain her footing after a double digit loss in new hampshire. hammering bernie sanders for details on his proposals and criticism of president obama. >> he's called him weak, he's called him a disappointment. >> one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> reporter: sanders attacking clinton for ties to wall street. >> why in god's name does wall street make you huge campaign contributions? i guess just
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for the fun of it. >> reporter: and the republican field is narrowing today. former virginia governor jim gilmore just announced he is ending his run. that leaves six republicans still in the race. in washington, bazi kanani, channel6 "action news: monica. >> thank you bazi. it has been nearly 17 years since the deadly shooting spree at columbine high school. tonight the mother of one of the gunmen is speaking out for the very first time. >> i just remember sitting there and reading about them. kids, the teacher and i kept thinking constantly thoughts how i would feel if it were the other way around and one of their children had shot mine. >> 13 people died that day. abc's diane sawyer spoke to
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sue klebold. >> she knows that parents watching are going to say i wouldn't have missed it, i wouldn't have missed it and she's going to show you how she missed what she missed, what she saw but simply didn't grasp and what she interpreted because she thought she had a relationship with him that would -- because of the love that would take care of anything that was troubling him and she had no idea how profound what was going on inside of him was. >> hear more from sue klebold tonight on a special edition of 20/20 silence broken a mother's reckoning. that airs tonight at sen::right here on 6abc. "action news" of course follows at 11:00.
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>> ♪ >> health check tonight. a winter air warning. it can often dry your skin, cause static shocks and even play a knol role in getting sic. the cold winter air has less moisture. the air we breathe has very low humidity. >> mucus that normally should be gooey and thick gets drier so you're more likely to get a cold because your mucus is not as able to catch things that you breathe in. >> you can raise the humidity in your home with humidifiers
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or even placing large bowls of water around the house aim to keep humidity between 30 and 50 percent. for hydrated skin drink more water and short 10 your showers. some doctors say omega-3 supplements can help keep fat and oils trapped in skin cells. >> if you are planning a road trip this year you'll want to head on the rv show in atlantic city. the 21st atlantic city rv and camping show he is going on right now. it features everything from small fold down campers to luxurious buses and trailers like these. the slow is being held at the atlantic city convention center. it goes through sunday. >> realtors make a difference in the community were honored today in center city. one in a million luncheon recognized seven realtors whose selfless efforts and acts of kindness have impacted the philadelphia region. realtors across the area were asked to nominate a deserving colleague for this recognition. today's event was hosted by dranoff properties. >> just in time for
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valentine's day the battleship new jersey memorial museum is putting love letters on display. the exhibit features love letters between the crew who served on board the ship in the 1980's and their sweetheart. the exhibit will be available until tuesday. touring guest can enter a drawing to win a family pack of four harlem globetrotter tickets to the march sixth basketball game. that's at the wells fargo center in philadelphia. >> still to come on "action news" friday night, a check of that forecast for you. >> take it live outside sky6 hd shows you the river rink at penn's landing. some skaters out there despite the very cold temperatures and meteorologist cecily tynan with that exclusive accuweather five day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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>> we're checking that accuweather forecast. cecily tynan is at the "action news" big board for us. >> temperatures are going to plummet this weekend and i'm already on the couch with my remote in hand. >> you know, i'm not even going give you a hard time. perfect weekend to be a couch potato. this is the first time ever, hm, because it is going to get brutally cold. even now temperatures are generally in the 20's and we do have some snow showers, really light snow showers over chester county, route 30 near downingtown, route one heading towards chadds ford, they're all moving to the south and east, so wilmington, media will be seeing some of these. these are right lane light instability snow showers, the snow squalls are still out to our north and west. wind chills right now pretty
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cold but it's going to get a lot colder. it's 17 degrees in philadelphia. feels like nine in allentown, feels like 25 in wildwood. feels like 18 in wilmington and it feels like 2 degrees in the poconos. satellite6 along with action radar showing our next arctic front. we had one roll through already. the next one right now is sitting across the great lakes and this will be heading through in the overnight hours and as it does, it likely will kick up some snow squalls. so, tonight the overnight low down to 19 degrees in philadelphia. 16 in allentown. 22 the boardwalk. wilmington 20. and this overnight low is the high for tomorrow. as we head through the day, the temperatures will be dropping. so future tracker showing around 11 o'clock tonight, this is when we begin to see some snow squalls really breaking out to the north and west of philadelphia. not everyone will see them but anyone who does, you'll get that brief whiteout conditions, could coat the ground in a platter of minutes. by 5 o'clock in the morning some more and then as we head through the afternoon want to show you what happens. we'll actually likely see some
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of these and these are actually lake effect snow bands really making the 300-mile trek from the great lakes and the reason why the winds. the winds are going to be fierce tomorrow. a wind advisory has been posted. we're looking at wind gusts really through the day tomorrow 45 to 55 miles per hour and that's what will be pulling down that very cold air. future tracker showing tomorrow 1 o'clock in the afternoon wind chills generally below zero, three below in philadelphia, nine below in allentown. one below atlantic city. the poconos 22 degrees below zero. 26 below by 8 o'clock in the poconos. zero in philadelphia and sunday morning this is when the wind chills really bottom out. we're looking at wind chills anywhere from about 10 to nearly 30 degrees below zero, so this is why it's a great weekend just to stay indoors. and also make sure your pets are indoors. check on the elderly and a good idea to just let the frost kind of trickle a little
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bit so your pipes don't burst. the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow it's windy, 19 degrees temperatures dropping through the day. whips around zero. sunday for valentine's day the high only 16 degrees. the good news is we'll see plenty of sunshine and the winds actually diminishing through the day, so i've had some marathon runners say they need to get a long run in. when could they do it. i think sunday afternoon would be your best but still you have to cover up. monday afternoon and the evening light snow developing 33 degrees. changing over to ice overnight and then all rain on tuesday, 52. then wednesday mostly cloudy, 44. we'll talk more about the president's day storm on the way coming up in the full accuweather 7-day forecast, guys. >> thank you, cecily. >> thanks cecily. much more still to can come in our next half hour of "action news" at fire::a massive fire at an industrial complex in new jersey brings out a huge response from firefighters. an update from the scene coming up. plus. >> sports fans are going to love this. the sports museum in collingswood is finally opening and now you can get a look at the $30 million
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collection here. i'm nora muchanic. i'll have that story coming up.
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass.
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>> hello again and here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. a shooting at an arizona high school leaves two young girls dead. the latest on this developing story coming up. plus, a world class sports museum is about to nope camden county. we'll take an early peek at some of the rare items you'll find there. and body art that goes way beyond hearts and butterflies. the philadelphia tattoo arts convention kicked off today with some of the most intricate ink you could imagine. >> now the details. we begin with that developing news from arizona where two 15-year-old girls were slot and killed inside of a high school in a phoenix suburb. police say there was no danger to other students saying it's likely to have been a murder-suicide or double suicide. the shots went off just as school was about to start for the day sending more than 2,000 students into lockdown. police arrived within moments and found the bodies of the two sophomores lying next to one another. a gun was that found nearby. investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened and don't yet note
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relationship between the two girls. meanwhile hundreds of worried parents rushed to nearby staging area to wait word but officers quickly assured them that the situation was under control. >> i'm so worried not just for my child but for everybody's kid. i'm a little upset because no one is telling us nothing. we don't know who's child was shot, if it was faculty or just a mishap. we don't know. >> what we found out thus far and what i really want to get out there is, one, we don't believe there's any outstanding suspects. these two young women were found next to each other. there was a weapon found beside them. >> social workers and counselors will be available to students and staff when classes resume on tuesday. >> now to another developing story of fire at this industrial park in somerset county new jersey is still burning a full day after it ignited and the smoke could be seen for miles even as far away as our area. >> tonight the fire has been contained but it's still not
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under control. we get the latest from tony yates from our sister station. >> reporter: 24 hours of a raging fire destroying a half million square feet of warehouses, two buildings burning nonstop and in deep freeze conditions. how difficult was it to monitor and battle this blaze overnight with the cold and with the wind? >> it was terrible. the winds, the cold, the freezing, you know, we have to rotate our people a lot more often. we're having problems with ice, of course, apparatus problems. >> reporter: the site is an old military base owned by the federal government but leased to a private company whose tenants use the building for storage. firefighters have managed to keep the flames from jumping to two other buildings on site and that's been a monumental task. >> the other problem that we have on this site because of the old -- the infrastructure that's there is that we don't have real good water pressure and so that's why you see these tanker operations going on. we're actually bringing water in. so on top of the weather, on top of the commodity, the
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stuff that's burning inside of there, on top of the infrastructure issues, you put all that together it makes it a very difficult battle. >> reporter: with mutual aid, they have 50 to 100 firefighters working rotations round the clock and with the smoke that's been billowing for hours across miles. >> we had dep and the epa on site doing air quality monitoring. there is no public -- imminent public health threat at this point but they continue to monitor and will continue to do so through the weekend. >> reporter: they're asking everyone to avoid the smoke though there are no major air quality concerns. but they say it could be days before the fire is completely out and no idea yet how it started. two firefighters suffered minor injuries on the site. they will be okay and they actually said that late today the air quality in this area has improved so there are those fierce winds kicking up the flames n hillsborough tony yates channel6 "action news. >> back here the search will continue tomorrow for a missing airman stationed at
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dover air force base. he was last seen at his apartment complex on kearnsy court. his truck was found earlier this week. dover police are processing the truck for evidence. the air force and delaware state polices are helping with the search. >> a southwest philadelphia woman lab sentenced to four to eight years in prison for the death of hadder own four-year-old daughter. 24-year-old josephita brown was arrested in july of 2013 after her daughter see fleet at a was taken tseanita wastake. >> the mercer county county trenton hall annex is a step closer to completion. workers put the final beam in place during a topping off ceremony here today. construction on the new building started last summer. it will house an art gallery classrooms and a multi purpose room. >> sports fans rejoice as the new museum in our area features never before seen
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items from some of the biggest names in the game. "action news" new jersey correspondent nora muchanic has details. >> reporter: five years in the making and with a treasure trove of sports memorabilia packed inside, the depace sports museum in collingswood is finally opening and sports nuts are going to lover it. >> when they walk in here i would like them to feel a sense of awe and inspiration. >> reporter: assembled by collector dr. nicholas dee patchy a local cardiologist this collection a valued at over $30 million. >> my dad was joe frazier's cardiologist since the 1980's up until he died back in 2011. we have his and mohammed ali's trunks from the fight of the century. >> reporter: jim thorpe's football helmet on display and there's mike sh might's locker from the old vet stadium. it's considered a world class collection that includes all sports. >> either the best known example or the only known example.
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i mean, there's -- there's a piece here that's a trove family it'.eventually they'll uo store some of the most valuable items here. >> there's nothing like this that has al little bit of everything from each sport. >> reporter: some of the items have never been seen before and will please sports fans of every age says the man who got the collection started with a few baseball cards. >> especially the the older people, they love this stuff. >> reporter: the dee patchy museum will be opened tuesdays and wednesday 12:00 to 5:00 and thursday, friday and saturday from 12:00 to 9:00. a 10-dollar donation from adults is asked. in collingswood, i'm nora muchanic, channel6 "action news." >> cool. >> yup. >> time now for another check on the evening commute friday night. >> our matt pelman will see what's going on. matt. >> you know how this goes. a friday night before a holiday weekend rick and monica with a springsteen concert tonight at the wells fargo center, the streets of philadelphia are going to be
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clogged and of course they are. this is the vine street expressway busy in both directions. this one not quite as clogged. this is the 30 bypass just a little westbound slowing here by 282. you see people tapping their brakes. was might also see if you look really closely are just a few snow flurries flying here in chester county but at this point the roadway is damp at worst and it's not really impacting travel a whole lot. if you're trying to find snow in the poconos headed up the northeast extension northbound this afternoon plenty of slowing coming out of the mid-county tolls but our crash just beyond the toll plaza is gone. however delays are spilling back onto the northbound blue route and the eastbound turnpike where speeds right now are just in the teens headed to the shore for the weekend there was an earlier crash on the eastbound expressway past williamstown. it's gone but still looking at just 10 miles per hour as you head toward williamstown and winslow this afternoon. and if you're headed to new york city for the weekend taking a northeast corridor train on amtrak up there, expect half hour delays because of some track problems in one of the tunnels under the hudson river. or you could just stay here
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like i'm going to do. >> there you go. >> have a good weekend, rick and monica. >> thanks matt. >> camden county college honored a long time trustee and educator today. the college of student services center was named after louis cappelli seen. the ceremony in blackwood was held a year after his passing. he gave 17 years of volunteer service to the college and wasn't active member of the college board of trustees. before that he was a teacher and principal at triton regional high school. >> still to come love is in the air at philadelphia city hall as dozens of couples tie the knot just in time for valentine's day. >> plus hundreds of folks are going under the needle this weekends with some of the best tattoo artists in the business. i can say that. we take a look inside the annual philadelphia tattoo convention. adam. >> we're dealing with a few flurries west of philadelphia but this is the arctic front with some snow squalls that will pass through overnightly we'll have the timing and talk about how low those wind chills will go this weekend in accuweather. >> adam that and much more when "action news" at 5:30 continues in just a moment.
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>> tattoo, tattoo, tattoo. >> tatattoo, tat four, tat five. they represent blood cells. and if you have afib-an irregular heartbeat that may put you at five times greater risk of stroke they can pool together in the heart,
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forming a clot that can break free and travel upstream to the brain, where it can block blood flow and cause a stroke. but if you have afib that's not caused by a heart valve problem, pradaxa can help stop clots from forming. pradaxa was even proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke, in a clinical trial without the need for regular blood tests. and, in the rare event of an emergency, pradaxa is the only oral blood thinner other than warfarin with a specific reversal treatment to help your body clot normally again. pradaxa is not for people who have had a heart valve replacement. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke or blood clots ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before any planned medical or dental procedure. pradaxa can cause serious, and sometimes, fatal bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding. and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems, stomach ulcers, a bleeding condition,
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or take certain medicines. side effects with pradaxa can include indigestion, stomach pain, upset or burning. don't just go with the flow. go with pradaxa, the only blood thinner that lowers your risk of stroke better than warfarin and has a specific reversal treatment. talk to your doctor about pradaxa today. >> if you're looking to get a
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little ink this week the pennsylvania convention center is the place to be. more than a thousand tattoo artists from all over the world are in town showing off their designs and adding to the body art of convention visitors. through the convention it runs through sunday but some folks are getting a jump start on the crowds. >> artwork, you know. when you got somebody talented as jessie that lays down ink, you know, it's like looking at a beautiful painting. >> all right. in addition to their tattoos there's also entertainment and even side show acts. jeff skversky has a couple of tattoos. >> all right, jeff is here with the sports story and allen iverson about to get a huge honor. >> what are we talking about? we're not talking about tattoos. we're not talking about practice. we are talking about the hall of fame. allen iverson is about to score the biggest moment in his star studded career. the answer is about to get a call to the hall. a.i. is flamed a finalist for the basketball hall of fame today. the former sixers guard is an 11 time all-star, former
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rookie of the year and m.v.p. when he led the sixers to the nba finals in 2001, among the other finalists shaquille even noelle and beau ryan the former wisconsin coach. they'll find out come april if they're definitely in although go figure the crossover king crossed up during an interview today. >> allen congratulations on the nomination and we may be seeing you later this summer, you never know. >> later where? [laughter] >> springfield. >> oh, i hope so. [laughter] >> hello. all right. speak of all stars the sixers will not have a player in sunday's game in toronto but rookie jahlil okafor will play in tonight's rising stars challenge and more importantly soaking in the moment being around the best in the business. >> been around guys that have been there and done it consistently. i'm not staying here all
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weekend but i'm leaving on saturday but staying down there just try experience everything i can. >> happy birthday demarco murray. eagles running back is 28 dan when he blows out the candles on his cake tonight i am sure murray will be wishing for a more productive 2016. eagles coach doug pederson still thinks he's a star. >> i have every confidence that he can be back to that lead pro bowl level that he was just a few years ago. >> do you think demarco murray will be on the philadelphia eagles in 2016? >> i would hope so. yeah, i really would. he's a big part of this organization. again the brief conversation there is we've had he's said he wants to be here and he loves to be a part of the philadelphia eagles. >> flyers captain claude giroux jokes today he looks at the standings every two hours. so flyers fans you're not the only ones driving yourself crazy over where the flyers stand heading into yet another big weekend. flyers four points out of a playoff spot and they will
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have defenseman radko. flyers have a hard hitting schedule. devils tomorrow and rangers on sunday. so how often do they eye the standings? >> if you win you lose. if you lose, you don't. so, obviously we looked this morning so that's a good feeling when you get a win in and you can look at the standings and you cut that lead a little bit. >> here's another good look. the philly phanatic helping load the equipment truck headed for clearwater florida this morning, 2400 baseballs, 1200 bats among the back breaking items the phanatic and company sending down south. pitchers and catchers reporter on wednesday. cannot wait for spring training. >> absolutely. >> and you'll be there, too. >> exciting. >> beach vacation. >> good luck.
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>> tanning lotion all that stuff. >> poor people. >> have fun. >> thanks. >> much more still to come on "action news" friday night. you never know it from stepping outside but one sign of spring is already here. long time jersey shore restaurant that's giving us hope that the warm weather will soon return. >> hope through pies. stepping outside sky6 hd looking live at penn's landing a fewd souls brave fluff to skate. "action news" and the seven day next. that's seriously better. (husband) we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here? (husband) i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds.
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>> here's an encouraging sign warm weather is just around the corner sam's pizza on the wildwood boardwalk is open for business. booths were packed and pies were flying out of the oven for this the same day of sam's spring season. restaurant is only opened on weekends for now. it won't be long until it's time to grab a slice after a day on the beach. >> can't wait. adam is here to tell us the real deal on the weather. it is going to be brutal. >> it really is. brutal. it's going to be dangerous at times. record breaking. we've got wind advisories. we've got also wind chill advisories, so a lot to go through. as we look at double scan live radar we're dealing with flurries philadelphia to the south and west across wilmington, even a few in southern cape play county and around kent county as we close in. again these are just light flurries at the present time,
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maybe a little heavier around newark and in parts of new castle county, maybe sugar coating the grounds just a little bit especially new castle county you can see a little brighter white here but the lighter grays in southeastern pennsylvania and also parts of new jersey near woodbury and glassboro again just a few flurries. we're awaiting the actual arctic front to bring in some more robust snow showers and snow squalls a little later tonight. 17 in philadelphia, flynn in allentown, 13 in reading. 19 in millville. so, wind chills in the teens area wide and that arctic front is right here. you can see that bright white band of some of those snow squalls now entering the united states. that will continue to push to the south and east and won't arrive here until at least 11 o'clock in those far northwestern suburbs and then after midnight in the wee hours of the morning for the rest of us. so, for tonight if you have to drive after midnight, work or you're going somewhere, be very cautious. some of these snow squalls will reduce visibility and will coat the ground if spots. 16 to 19 for the overnight low and then beyond that arctic
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front it really opens the door to those really strong winds and low wind chills. by 8 o'clock tomorrow morning, feeling seven below allentown reading, two in philadelphia, three below in trenton. winds tomorrow 45 to 55 miles an hour and that will continue to pull those wind chills even in the afternoon tomorrow below zero across the entire viewing area, even the shore and then sunday morning wind chills 10 below in atlantic city, millville, philadelphia, 17 below trenton and near 30 below up in the poconos where a wind chill advisory and a wind chill warning up there in the poconos will be in effect. records to watch on sunday morning, two in philadelphia, could be record tying from 1979. two below for the air temperature in allentown would be a record tying in trenton possibly at zero and tying in the poconos at 12 degrees below zero for that air temperature. then we'll be watching the next storm. it's not here on sunday. sunday is less wind, sunshine,
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arctic high in place. it's just really cold. then that high quickly escapes to the north and east, so even though we have cold flare place, it'... air in place it'st going to last through the next storm. does start off as snow for everybody. monday late afternoon and evening there could be a coating to 3-inches going into monday evening and monday neither and then a period of ices ago we transition to a soaking rain for tuesday as this low cuts to the west and it pulls a lot of warm air in. we could be dealing with runoff issues because the ground will be frozen. an inch of snow of rain late monday night into tuesday could pond on some of the roads. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast overall the weekend dangerously cold, 19, dropping throughout the afternoon on saturday with wind chills below zero. sunny but brutal for valentine's day of 16 degrees. and then we'll watch for that light snow to break out late on monday afternoon and evening, 33 degrees. a quick period of sleet, freezing rain before it goes over to a soaking rain in time in philadelphia for tuesday morning's rush at 52 degrees.
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and then much quieter wednesday and beyond with temperatures not bad into the lower and middle 40's, guys. >> okay. >> thank you so much. and we invite you to visit often. our team of meteorologists will keep you up to date on the arctic blast. follow each of them on facebook and twitter. >> there was a big celebration this morning on "live with kelly and michael" to commemorate kelly's 15 years as host of the show. >> kelly ripa. [cheers and applause] >> they pulled out all the stops in preparing the studio for kelly's sweet 15. several big name stars who are also kelly's good friends stopped by including neil patrick harris and anderson cooper. the ceo of disney bob iger presented kelly with a tinkerbell statue for her 25 years working with the abc network which included her years on all my children. barry manilow is recovering after a health scare. the 72-year-old singer played
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a sold out slow on wednesday night but was later rushed to the hospital for emergency oral surgery. several of his tour dates have been postponed. a representative for the singer says he is recovering well tonight. >> here's a look at the prime time lineup tonight on 6abc. two charlie brown valentine's day specials are kicking off the evening starting at 8 o'clock. then at 9 o'clock tune in for "shark tank" as a philadelphia startup pitches a product that they say will revolutionize the way we all eat. that's followed by app special 20/20's at 10:00 don't miss "action news" at 11:00. more on that special 20/20 segment tonight. it is an abc news exclusive. sue klebold talks about the day there her son and his friend went on a killing spree inside columbine high school. >> i had all those illusions that everything was okay because in more than anything else because my love for him was so strong. >> it is her first interview
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since dylan klebold helped carry out one of the deadliest shootings nearly 17 years ago. klebold told diane sawyer she thinks about the victims and and their families every day. that's tonight right here on 6abc. >> much more still to come on "action news" tonight. >> there was a lot of love in philadelphia city hall today. why dozens of couples decided this was the perfect day to tie the knot. i
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>> we pronounce you husband and wife. [cheers and applause] >> philadelphia city hall was filled with love today. 50 couples exchanged wedding vows at the 15 and annual valentine's day wedding extravagance sam the ceremonies were conducted by several city judges. congratulations to all the new happy newlyweds. >> very nice. that's going to do it for us. for the entire "action news" team i'm rick williams. >> have a great night. >> have a nice weekend.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> friday night, bill cosby files an appeal to the ruling of a montgomery county judge and a warehouse blaze in north jersey could be seen all the way in philadelphia. but the big story on "action news" tonight is fear of frost bite. it is going to get just that cold so you won't want to expose your skin to the cold for even a half hour. folks throughout the tri-state area bundled themselves up against the frigid temperatures today but
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tomorrow will be substantially worse. much worse. we'll be going live to "action news" reporter trish hartman on the ben franklin parkway in philadelphia but first the full story from accuweather and cecily tynan. >> and jim, it's hard cold but the real siberian air mass has yet to get here. currently in philadelphia it's 24 degrees. now temperatures are not going to get back up to this until monday because there's another arctic front on the way and this is what will really unleash the polar vortex. lined this front air temperatures as low as 22 degrees below zero and as it blows in during the day tomorrow not only will we be dealing with cold temperatures we'll also be dealing with the gusty winds. now double scan live showing we've got an area of some light snow showers working through the i-95 corridor but really what i'm tracking for overnight is this band of snow squalls so as this front moves in, we could see some snow squalls. not everyone will get them but those who do expect reduced visibility and a quick coati


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