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climb to safety. >> consumer technology versus counterterrorism. apple ordered to hack into the iphone of an isis this morning, apple's ceo is fighting back. >> gentlemen, you'd better watch out. police are on the lookout for a woman with sticky fingers and a particular eye for jewelry. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. thank you for joining us. it is wednesday, february 17th. you are never more than seven minutes away. we begin with meteorologist bill evans. >> as we said earlier. we've had all four seasons in a week. so we're going to be looking at today quieter, calmer weather. we start off with 37 degrees around central park. great neck is around 38. massapequa is around 36.
that makes for a warmer day than normal today, too. you'll need sunglasses and jacket and wetter. we'll get to near 45 degrees by 3:00. a nice day. it's going to get a little colder and a lot warmer. we'll tell about you that coming up. it's weather then heather every seven minutes. how's it going out there? >> to those who go to the stanford train section. we have an accident involving a rolledover vehicle. this could cause problems for commuters headed to the transit train station. uptown, local service only 36 into roosevelt avenue. as we take a look here at the bqe northeast getting into the brooklyn battery tunnel, that's an accident. farther northeast, another accident is being cleared away. we also have a problem here as you head onto the deegan, the common ramp getting into the westbound side of the cross bronx. an accident, debris spills involved in that.
street parking rules in effect for today. new this morning, eight firefighters are hurt battling a fire inside of an apartment building in yonkers. crews were called about 1:30 as flames grew inside one unit. firefighters were able to contain the flames and safely remove several families from the building. one person and eight firefighters suffered minor injuries. now to a developing story. software joint apple plans to fight a court order to help prosecutors investigating december's san bernardino terror attack. yesterday, a federal magistrate called on apple to help the justice department break into the killer's iphone. apple's ceo tim cooke says it undermines the technology by creating a back door. the master key would be capable of opening hundreds of millions of locks.
warning new yorkers to watch out for their watches. this comes after two men were ripped off by the same woman. first time was at a hotel in the city and then a few days later, a hotel nomad. mallory? >> reporter: lori, good morning. the cases have in common very fancy, very expensive watches. now, watches can get your attention. they can put things out there. i can guarantee this is not the type of attention you are looking for. take a look at these images from surveillance video. this is the woman police need your help identifying. they say they've put this out now because it's part of an ongoing investigation while the cases actually happened back in august. she's accused of snatching two royal oak offshore watches. together, they are worth over $100,000. on two different occasions,
packing district and gone back to hotels with them. investigators say she steals their watches after they fall asleep. after that we're told she simply takes off. the victims in this case, 28 and 35. no word right now on whether or not they had insurance on those watches. live in midtown manhattan this morning, mallory hoff, channel 7 "eyewitness news." a new jersey man accused of killing his grandparents inside of their branchburg home faced a judge. as for simon daniels answered to double murder charges after allegedly beating his grandparents to death. prosecutors say the 20-year-old beat 78-year-old louis and 65- year-old beatrice same within a baseball bat last saturday. he's currently being held on $2 million bond. police in connecticut are trying to piece together a deadly domestic dispute. officers shot and killed christopher andrews outside of his family's home.
entire family, wife, daughter and two sons. he did not put down the of my when police got there, prompting them to open fire. overnight, we learned that andrews was an attorney at a manhattan law firm. the motive for the attack is not clear. a livery cab driver is the latest victim of an apparently random slashing attack. the drive ebb says he noticed his passenger's odd behavior as soon as he picked up the fare. jose, who did not want his identity revealed, just kempt driving. when they arrived at their destination in washington heights, he was attacked from behind. >> when i looked at him, i said wow, i think i am driving the devil in my car. >> the driver needed 60 stitches to close the cut on his face. despite his injuries, he was able to hold his attacker down until police arrived. 6:05. now to a developing story this morning, china downplaying
aircraft missiles on a disputed island. the chinese have deployed an unknown number of missiles on woody island. the move is seen as another step in china's attempts to control the entire south china sea. taiwan's national ministry says it will pay close attention to any further events. more developing news now this morning. the united states has sent stealth fighters over south korea. four jets were seen near an american air base in seoul. it's believed north korea will see the fighters as a threat and showing force against its country. this comes some months after a b-52 bomber was sent after the north conducted a nuclear test. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> let's look outside, shall we, from our camera here. we have nice visibility here. we've got everything quiet. winds calmed down. we had an inch of rain. now we're looking at a pretty morning here. this is our view from brooklyn
building which is for sale, by the way. lori, i know you are interested in buying lots of houses. you might want to buy the watch case. >> i'll check it out. [ laughter ] >> i just like to rent a nice little flat there. we're looking at 37 degrees now and a few clouds across the area. we'll be looking at sun and clouds today. 45 this afternoon. a little warmer than normal for this time of the year. going to get a bit colder, but itp will get a lot warmer. i'll talk about that next weather and traffic every seven minutes. she's in charge of the flashing blue lights on the roadways. >> as you travel onto the wantagh. we'll explain where this is. originally this was reported as an accident, but it looks like it is ongoing police activity. as a matter of fact, i'm looking at that web cam right
police officer just drove away. that means that that should be cleared away shortly. let's go back over to the maps. this could cause problems for commuters heading to the stamford train station. this is a rollover vehicle. as you go onto the bqe northeast, an accident. street cleaning rules are in effect for today. ken, lori, over to you. we're of course used to hearing stories about dogs chasing postmen but this is a whole different beast. find out what happened when a flock of turkeys circled him. >> also ahead for the first time, president obama offered a strong critique of one candidate fighting to replace him in the white house. >> also a grand reopening for
the scene of a terror attack. california's group performed a makeup show in a tribute to these killed at the concert hall last fall. outside the theater, heavily armed police scanned everybody three times before entering. months of campaigning may be catching up to hillary clinton breaking out into a coughing fit on the stage in manhattan. [coughing ] [ applause ] >> too much sex. [ laughter ] she even popped a cough drop, but it didn't seem to help, eventually losing her voice altogether. been there ourselves. >> mm-hmm. reverend al sharpton, governor
the bernie sanders campaign will release a new campaign add featuring the daughter of eric garner, although garner's mother will hit tv stations today in south carolina ahead of next week's democratic primary. the republican primary in south carolina is just three days away. all six remaining candidates will face off in a pair of town hall meetings tonight and tomorrow. meanwhile, president obama is offering his strongest criticism yet about the republican front-runner. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be present. the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. i think they recognize that being president is a serious job. >> trump responded president's comments saying he would have defeated him in 2012 had he run.
postal workers have to deal with rain, sleet, snow. now they can add wild turkeys to that list. a flock of turkeys ganged up in hills dale yesterday. one worker was on his route and the turkey surrounded the truck and blocked him in. one of the turkeys, i understand, made like a little knuckle thing like that, you know? the mail carrier was not hurt. postal workers who travel that route say wild turkeys have become a real problem in that area. they are in my neighborhood. they have chased me to my door once. no joke. they are very, very mean. >> yes. it's 6:14. >> did you say the turkeys had brass knuckles? >> they literally do this. >> they are mean, man. they are mean. they were attacking people down in greenwich, connecticut, a while back. all of a sudden they are there then they are gone. here's what's happening this morning.
we have a nice morning. the wind has calmed down. 37 degrees as we look from our camera. right there at the george washington bridge. yesterday's high was 54. now, normal is 42. normally the temperature would be at 29. so we're at 37. we start out a little cool. below normal temperatures tomorrow and friday. then we warm back up for the weekend with beautiful weather coming up for the weekend. more like spring. we're looking at 36, 37 degrees all the way up the hudson river valley and 34 in poughkeepsie. i'll show you the windchills. the real feel 21 monticello and 30 on long island. today we'll have a few clouds. colder air starts to pour in.
after school today for those of you who have that. 45 degrees this afternoon. breaks of sunshine tonight. it's partly cloudy. teens and the suburbs. 27 in the city. colder air will pour in tonight. it's 37 but we've got sunshine. now we've got chilly weather on friday, but that day turned the corner back to some really nice stuff where we see 38 degrees on friday, but then they warm up on saturday and on sunday. look at that 57, 52 degrees. it is a special day today because we wouldn't tisei happy birthday to maximus, who's 8 years old today. at west minster, his breed won. you see how hard he works? he's a hard working man. he's 8 years old today.
>> i think he's going to buy a mess of steak restaurants. >> happy birthday, max. i just want to tell you that north jersey coastline, midtown direct line, 15-minute delays, the portal bridge is open. we've had this problem on the deegan for a while now. we have news copter 7 up above. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, heather. we're setting the big picture for you are. there's the cross bronx taking you over to the george washington bridge. down here on the ramp is the problem. this problem has been out here for quite sometime. the fire department just arrived on the scene after the accident's been here for at least 45 minutes. there's no one with the
right now, only one lane open to the outbound george washington bridge. the f train with mechanical problems. 36 street to forest hills. as you go to the bye northeast, an accident farther north minor delays at george washington bridge. i don't know why that switched to amtrak. that problem on the ramp to the cross bronx. state street and atlantic street with a rollover vehicle. this could cause problems for commuters. keep that in mind if you normally head over to the stamford police station to catch a train. you want to use a lot of caution as you travel route the morning. going over here to the gorge washington bridge with not a bad ride getting across that pap. we have our street cleaning
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above the 16,000 mark tuesday. overnight, japan's nikkei average and hong kong's hang seng index lost 1%. one of the city's iconic eateries reopened. the carnegie deli reopened after dealing with an illegal gas hookup and other issues. customers who dine in will receive a free slice of cheesecake with any entree or the huge 500 pound sandwiches that are so good. >> they sore good. >> you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. >> let's get together and go to the carnegie deli. 34 in new city. we'll be looking at 37 newark, elizabeth, new jersey, and a little northwest wind in here knocks a few degrees off of that temperature. we're looking at dry humidities. we're looking at a nice ride from staten island to manhattan
we're looking at the water 34. got to have a nice day today. beautiful sunrise is on the way. coming up. heather is looking at your commute. >> metro-north is fine. new jersey transit trains 15 jersey coastline. midtown direct trains because of the portal bridge is open. problems. uptown local service only 36th street to forest hills. we have up above the east side of manhattan, checking out the fdr drive. >> reporter: heather, every now and then, they do throw a curveball at us. it he fdr drive. you can see the cones said up nypd is down there. i think this is late-running construction that we weren't aware of before this.
the 80s going into the 90s. the left lane is shut down. bumper to bumper volume as you travel northbound on the east side. we're live over the fd of r drive. john del giorno, channel 7 "eyewitness news." new this morning, a new top dog has been crowned at the westminster dog show. >> the show dog tonight 2016 is the german short haired pointer. >> he won best in show at the prestigious dog competition. the 3-year-old pup beat out more than 2700 other dogs to win. he is the first of his breed to take top marks in 2005. this is the first day the preeder owner handler has won. it is 6:25. this year's oscar winners get a bit of old hollywood to take
that's because the trophies were formed from the original 1929 cast. it took three months to make the statuettes. the 88th oscars are just around the corner. our oscar sunday coverage kicks off february 28 right here on channel 7. coming up, a developing story in brooklyn after a bus driver was beaten on the job. within the last hour, we also learned the suspect turned himself in and why his family says he's not a criminal. >> a tourist attacked in lower manhattan this morning. police think they know who they are looking for. >> and what's really in your cheese?
get 30% off every guest every ship in the caribbean but hurry, this offer won't last long come seek the royal caribbean book today at 1-800-royalcaribbean. new developments in a battle that could go all the way to the supreme court. apple ordered to hand over key encryption data to the fbi in the wake of the san bernardino
the company's ceo isn't giving up without a fight. >> a change of travel plans twice. >> the same storm leading to a big cleanup. >> thanks for starting your morning with us. it is wednesday, february 17th. you are never more than 7 minutes away. >> this morning, we are looking at clouds and sunshine. 432 park and fifth avenue. lights are on and looking at a temperature of 37 degrees and a cloudy sky and northerly wind at 6. 38 around white stone queens to came brie ya heights. -- cambria heights. it's going to be a nice day, too. 43 by noontime. 45 this afternoonp a light northwest wind. going to get colder to end the
we talk about that next weather and heather. what's going on out there. >> earlier the fdr drive northbound at 79th street, we had drainage issues here. so i wonder if it's the same thing. so you have one lane closed down as you go through that spot. we are also going to step out one second. i will press this return button right over here. now we'll talk about what's going on over here as we travel onto the deegan. we have this accident. this is a debris spill that's actually that accident where that vehicle is off on blocking at least one lane. we do have the police on the scene of that. so that's causing a delay there. now we have news copter 7 over this earlier accident that we're going to check in once again with john del giorno moving past. >> personal if i stepped out, i
this is to the bye. this multi-vehicle accident is right at the split where the gowanus splits off to the battery tunnel on the left and bqe on the right. all lanes have been reopened here. police aren't even here yet, however this has caused big delays inbound on the go pawnis expressway. we're live over brooklyn. john del giorno, channel 7 "eyewitness news." a major heating battle in the world's biggest tech company. ceo tim cooke announcing he will fight every effort fight apple's encryption efforts. dray clark is live in the meet packing district. dray? >> reporter: good morning, ken. without exaggeration this is a big deal. on one hand, apple, one of the
on the other, the government. apple's ceo sent out a lengthy detailed letter to its customers explaining why it's taking such a sufficient stand essentially saying it is protecting its customers and you their data. tuesday, a judge ordered apple to help investigators break belonged to farouq. farooque and his wife were behind the deadly terrorist attack that happened last december in san bernardino, california. investigators had been trying for two months to get past the encryption on farooque's phone and finally asked a judge to step in and compel apple to break the encryption on the phone. apple says it won't do it. the company believes the fbi's intentions are good but ultimately it believes engineering a tool or technique to access encrypted information
in a statement, apple's ceo tim cook had this to say. he said the united states government has demanded that apple take an unprecedented step towards securing or unsecuring its phones and that simly is not good for its customers. the fbi says this is a one-time request, just this one case, but apple fears this same thing could happen to other future devices. so rather than accept or comply with the judge's order, they are taking this line in the sand, so to speak, and saying no we cannot do it because it's not in the best interest of our company. more importantly it's not in the best interest of the security of the millions of customers that we have around the world. we're live this morning in the meat packing district. dray clark, channel 7 "eyewitness news." it's 6:34 and a three-hour flight turned into a 28-hour
passengers trying to make it to jfk airport. delta flight 944 left the dominican republic on monday for a 6:00 p.m. arrival at jfk. low fuel and bad weather prompted the pilot to divert. there were no customs officers at the airport. so the pilot tried to fly everyone out yesterday morning, but he hit a patch of rough air then turned around and went to boston. the plane spent four hours on the ground before a third try for jfk. at 8:00 last night that plane finally made it home. >> it's good to be back. >> i told the pilot, thank you for keeping us safe. he was very professional and thank god he was an experienced pilot. >> after the day long trip, the 159 passengers had nothing but nice things to say about the crew since they had gotten to know them pretty well. 6:35 and powerful storms knocked down trees and left behind a lot of damage as it
in englewood, powerful winds uprooted a tree causing it to crash into a home on trian avenue. the family who was new to the neighborhood, by the way, weren't home at the time. >> it's terrible because i know that family, they just moved in. they haven't been here in the neighborhood not too long. >> it's a good thing that nobody was home because the tree crashed right into a room that belonged to a baby. many drivers in the bronx were caught fast-rising waters there like in the fairmont section were under water last night. at the peak of the storm, about a enthusiasm people were without power across the city. police have made an arrest in connection with the stabbing death of a man in a restaurant in brooklyn. the 35-year-old is facing murder charges this morning. she worked as a waitress at the restaurant called lucky family. she got into a dispute with the owner's brother on monday.
escalated and that's when yu stabbed mr. jiang in the back and neck. police say she then fled the her home. jury selection is expected to begin today for the former new jersey woman accused of killing her young son more than two decades ago. michelle is charged with killing 5-year-old timothy. he disappeared from a carnival in 1991. his body was found almost a year later near an office where she once worked. 6:37. the funeral for supreme court justice antonin scalia is set to take place saturday. the long time jurist will lie in repose and the public will be able to pay its respects. a private ceremony will take
he will be laid to rest in the largest catholic church in north america. you are never more than 30 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> let's take a look outside. we take a look at our camera over the roof and fifth avenue. we have a nice day today with a mixture of sun and clouds today. our temperature is a nice 37 degrees which is warmer than normal. cloudy skies and a light north to northwest wind here. no precipitation. we'll be looking at clouds and sun today. we're looking at temperatures at about 37. we're looking at a 9:00, 10:00 temperature at 40. 45 this afternoon with sunshine and then we cool off tonight with colder air pouring in tonight. some kiddos have school today. 37 to start your day, kids. so dress warmly. the head huckleberry will meet you right there at the doors.
have school. >> i'll bet they are so excited about that. >> they sore psyched. here's the -- they are so psyched. here's the fdr drive as we go right underneath gracie mansion. you can see traffic is bumper to bumper. this is because we have emergency construction set up as you go onto the northbound side of the fdr drive. let's go to our maps. the westbound side of the cross bronx, we have that one-car accident being cleared away on time with metro-north. new jersey transit 15 to 25- minute delays. north east corridor, morris and essex lines, the bridge was open. f-trains mechanical problems. we have our street cleaning rules in effect for today. ken, over to you. a brutal beating of a bus
developing now. a man is accused of attacking a bus driver in brooklyn. police say scott clark beat the 62-year-old driver on a bus in east flatbush. we learned this morning that clark turned himself in last night accompanied by his mother and representative from the national action network. he claimed that the man is mentally ill. clark was hit with several charges, including second degree assault. the nypd is search fog are a pair of suspects who sucker punched a tourist knocking him to the ground. police say the victim was punched in the face after refusing to buy phony tickets to see the statue of liberty. the man and woman took off, but police say they know whom they
a trip to new mexico is capping his five-day visit with a stop in the city of juarez near the texas border. there he'll meet with mexican workers, grassroots groups and 'em employers. the pope is making a highly anticipated visit to prison this morning. he'll also celebrate mass before heading back to rome tonight. yesterday, the pontiff caught up with some overly eager worshipers who nearly pulled him to the ground. the pope was greeting people when someone tugged on his sleeve. the pope scolded them in spanish saying "don't be selfish. he continued to wave at people a few more minutes before leaving. your defending national league champions get back to work in port st. lucie, florida. the mets position players arrive next wednesday. the yankees pitchers and
also today, the nets are officially no longer a new jersey team. the new training facility in sunset park, brooklyn, opens this afternoon. until today, the team had been using the old training location in east rutherford. in addition to moving the practice facilities east of the hudson, the nets bring 40 full- time jobs into brooklyn. "good morning america" is up next. good morning, amy. >> good morning to you. we've been following your coverage of the showdown between the fbi and apple. this morning, the federal judge siding with the fbi ordering the company to work with the bureau. apple is pledging to fight the order. we'll have the latest on the court battle there. then the countdown to the south carolina primary. the latest poll showing donald trump in the lead. president obama going after trump now. we'll have all of the latest on that back and forth, plus the
practicing medicine without a license. >> incredible. >> police say the teen posed as a physician and even seeing patients. the young man is speaking out about the accusations coming up on "good morning america." >> he just opened up his own clinic. >> yep. >> wow. >> we'll watch your coverage. thank you, amy. time to check the accuweather forecast. >> we'll step outside again with meteorologist bill evans. >> we'll have sunshine returning tote as we've had all four seasons in the last five days. the weather will calm down today. here's a look outside from our camera on the roof. look at that, a pretty sunrise now. we have a temperature of 70 degrees. the winds are north and pressure rising all of this pointing to what would be a great day. look at jed's high, 54 degrees. normal is 42. it was way warm yesterday with
the snow, the ice and the salt. around bridgeport, connecticut is about 36. we should be around 29 degrees. the windchills under the low 30s. it's 31 out towards eastern long island. just some clouds today, breaks of sun. gloves, scarf, coat, hat. we keep you warm today. colder air, you see those snowflakes there in the eastern great lakes? that's cold air. normally the great lakes would be frozen now. this is really late. they are partially frozen, but still you have to get lake effects. that's the effect of cold air that starts to pour in tonight. you'll see temperatures this afternoon about 42 to 45. tomorrow morning, we're in the low 20s to upper 20s to start the day a little closer to normal.
and clouds after stool code for those -- after school today for those who have school. the teens and suburbs, good morning. it will be a day with sunshine and clouds and 37 tomorrow. a little warmer friday. 5 2 on sunday. a good looking vehicle weekend is coming up. so there you go. everything will thaw out this weekend. >> did you say spring weekend? >> spring weekend out there. yes. >> that's the first time i think you've used that term this season. >> reporter: well, spring weekend. of course when spring is officially here, that's when they change the water in the coffee cart. >> can't wait. >> thank you, sir. let's check in with heather again. >> let's talk about mass transit, 15-minute delays. the long island railroad metro-
this problem has been with us for quite sometime. it's route 17 north with an accident in the right lane. southbounders, you'll deal with rubber necking delays. 30 at the lincoln tunnel. the holland conditional is a 20-minute -- holland tunnel is a 20-minute delay. we have emergency construction set up there, so you do have pretty heavy delays. the deegan, the common ramp to the expressway, the one-car accident still being cleared away. our street cleaning rules are in effect. lori, over to you. >> heather, thank you. a man who lost his wallet has some measure of comfort after a good samaritan steps up to help him out, kind of. >> his name is riley flaherty. he realized he lost the wallet after a night out in brooklyn. then he received this mysterious letter that had his credit card and a note. he said he kept his cash in order to buy marijuana. he kept the metro card that was in there because the fare
just too cool to give back. >> the ironic thing really is that you know, we could have been good friends. we both like wilco and like indy music, same taste in wallets. he or she tried to, you know, make what was of any currency of any value. >> flaherty says he was happy that some of what was lost was returned. >> you said somebody took your wallet once. >> yes. they returned everything in it. >> you called them out on the air. >> i did. we had video of them stealing my wallet. >> don't steal lori stokes' wallet. new this morning, recall
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6:53. welcome back. whole foods shoppers, you'd better check your pantries for specialty treats that have been recalled. whole foods is recalling pecker reno aged cheese in walnut leaves. it may be contaminated with listeria. in new york city it was only sold in the whole foods in the bowery. it carries the code 294239. it says sell by dates between march 3 and 8. if you purchased that cheese, throw it away or bring it back and they'll bring you a refund. a young boy and ski lift combined for anxious moments.
look at the center of your screen. those legs dangling on the ski lift belong to a 12-year-old. witnesses say he somehow wound up dangling 30 feet in the air. the operator shut down the lift and a group of skiers grabbed the tarp. at the count of three, the boy let go and fell to safety. >> wow. good thing he held on tight and didn't slip. coming up, new information on our top story. a privacy battle over apple's security. >> new york pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved to relieve both your itchy, watery eyes and congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. complete allergy relief or incomplete. let your eyes decide.
now to a developing story. software giant apple says it will fight a judge's order to allow the fbi to hack into the san bernardino shooter's iphone. in just the last ten minutes, police commissioner bratton weighed in. >> a judge called for apple to allow investigators to break the encryption on syed farooque's iphone. the order creates a back door putting the security of all apple customers at risk, says the ceo. bratton agreed with the judge saying no device no car, no apartment should be beyond the reach of a court-ordered search warrant. new york leaders are coming together to fight the proposed cause to the anti- terror program. the latest budget proposal reduces the initiative from $600 million to $330 million.
with programs designed to prevent, respond to and also recover from extremist attacks. news copter 7 just arrived over new 17 and rochelle park. >> john? >> reporter: ken and lori, local traffic delays getting through lodi.
first live pictures from news copter 7. we can show you right on the right shoulder there. you can see the accident scene being cleared up, but the police now have the right lane blocked as you travel northbound on 17. look for the northbound delays. this is right at woodland avenue in rochelle park. the northbound delays began around internature 80 southbound. we do have rubber necking that begins north of route 4. john dell josh no, channel 7 "eyewitness news." >> john really gets around, huh? >> yeah. let's take a look at the traffic on the right side of the street.
the white stone bridge is where the accident is. 15-minute delays into and out of new york penn station because of the earlier portal bridge opening. long island railroad metro- north doing okay. we do have our
street cleaning rules in effect for the day. >> all right. thanks, heather. let's take a look outside, shall we? we have sunshine and a pretty morning as we look through the george washington bridge and out to the east. 37 is wild from sunset park to white stone queens. today we'll have sunshine. we get to 41 by noon and 45 this afternoon around 3:00, 4:00 somewhere in there. nice day. cooler, chilly for thursday and friday. buy, do we warm up this weekend. look at that, 57 on saturday. sweet. >> lovely. thank you, bill. that'll do it for us.
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