ted greenberg, "nbc 10 news." >>> from our jersey shore bureau, a new law bans the belief of gas filled balloons into the sky. intentionally sending these balloons into the kai can result in fines of up to $500,000. environmental groups push for the ban saying they're confusing them for food, eating them and dying. the new law officially takes effect next month. similar laws have been approved elsewhere. >>> today state governors will continue their winter meeting in washington. vice president mike pence greeted the group at the start of the conference yesterday. the governors are discussing issues including education, infrastructure, childhood hunger, and cyber security. >>> we are now getting a look at the republican plan that would repeal and replace many parts of the affordable care act otherwise known as obamacare. nbc news got a copy of the congressional tax bill that calls for incredible tax credits and call for federal spending. it would eliminate the employer or mandate to provide those who have health insurance. the legislation would cut federal funding to planned parent hood.
ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. >>> blue skies out there yesterday when ted was shooting that story. blue skies today and it's going to be even warmer. krystal klei has the details with the first alert neighborhood forecast, the most accurate forecast in the region. >> yesterday we had temperatures around average. mid-40s in philadelphia. today areas 20 degrees warmer in some spots. here are the neighborhood temperatures right now. it's a cold start. new jersey temperatures we're looking at. audubon, 28 degrees. mid-20s for clayton. vorhees at 30. mount laurel at 26 degrees. so we do have a chilly start and i know you step out the door hard to believe that later today upper 50s, low 60s, but that's what we're expecting with warmer air moving in. a warm front is passing through our region which will help us out. 24 in lumberton. robertsville 31. 21 degrees right now in princeton. got a long way to go in this afternoon's forecast to get to those upper 50s to 60s. in delaware, same deal. right, talliville at 30. upper 20s throughout northern delaware. drop further south and we got tempe
ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. >>> today the 76ers will honor team legend hal greer. greer's start on the 76ers 30 years ago. he'll start the tip-off this evening at the game. >>> you could get a tattoo of your sweetheart's name. the 39th annual tattoo convention is happening this weekend at the convention center. it's billed as the largest in the country. and if you don't want your ink anymore or want to make room for something new, there are also tattoo removal booths. >>> center and broad street? center city are closed right now. other areas are closed as well because of construction. pamela osborne is watching it all for us. pam? >> reporter: rosemary, the cranes are up. we're seeing more pieces of equipment going into this area and roads are closed. we'll talk you through all of those cloerz when sures when we back. >>> today it's all about the warming trend. we're seeing a serious difference in those temperatures compared to yesterday. but take a live look outside over the art museum. it may be dry now, but the snow is going to melt, and by tomorrow we're talkin
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