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rain at around 11:00 or 12:00. at around 4:00 in the morning, it will be changing to snow. we will receive about one inch power for snowfall rate. that is possible. at the cape, they will get a few hours of heavy snow as well, and by the evening commute, the snow should be all but over four the night. four to eight inches of snow will be accumulated. with more on the time land in regard -- timeline in regards to boston and worcester, here is mike. aj: -- mike: i want to show you what is happening here. we wait for that cold air to come in and that means the snow consistency. -- different consistency. when you look at different areas, you are going to be seeing different types of snow.
pickup between five or 10 inches of snow. between 9:00 and noon, that is when it is going to happen, and this is fluffier snow than what we are usually talking about. the total is about four to eight inches of snow. in boston, we are going to see about two inches to four inches of snow. but this is heavier snow than we are talking about, even out at worcester. we finish off with one or two inches of snow, so again, boston a worcester may have different amounts -- may have the same amounts of snow, but different kinds of snow. heather? heather: and we will have you covered with lime to coverage tomorrow morning on the eye-opener. cindy fitzgibbon and danielle vollmar will be tracking the snow and olessa stepanova will be watching traffic. it all starts at 4:30 a.m. here on channel 5 and the wcvb
ed: commitment 2016 coverage now, marco rubio is live in salem, new hampshire and he is just beginning a town hall. made his return to new hampshire. trump along with rubio and ted the clock ticks down toward tuesday' s primary. where trump will be back on stage in about one hour. donald trump: we need to win. ted cruz: we need to repeal every word of obamacare. donald trump is very rattled right now. sera: ted cruz is hoping for a repeat of what happened in ohio -- iowa. ted cruz: you turned on the tv on sunday night and every pundit on every station said ted cruz
you heard that over and over again. sera: trump lashed out at ted cruz yesterday, accusing him of stealing the iowa caucuses, but at his first big rally, donald trump never mentioned ted cruz by name, instead, taking a jab at jeb bush. donald trump : he spent the most and he has done the worst. sera: portsmouth, donald trump has a big crowd and 7:00. heather: the democrats are getting ready to debate for the final time before new hampshire voters make their choice and newscenter 5' s janet wu is live janet? janet: turning negative and debate. but could
never go tonight? last night' s town hall was almost a practice session for clinton. clinton opened up about the habits of -- hazards of being one of the most famous women in the world. been in the public dealing with very personal issues. >> the more personal hillary clinton is, the better she does. last night we saw side of hillary clinton that we have never seen before. janet: for sanders, who calls himself a leader in veterans issues, he had to answer the question as to why veterans are still struggling to get medical care. he handled it with the right touch. bernie sanders: your point is fair and we should have known what was going on. we should have acted sooner. janet: but if he is to maintain his big lead over clinton here in new hampshire and beyond, he
>> he has to be vibrant and be energetic and bring up the e-mails. he has not wanted to to date, but it is time. it is time to bring up the issue that is on everyone' s mind. >> bernie sanders is starting to do things and say things that is contrary to the candidate he said he would be. never to run a negative at a negative ad and never do anything negative. janet: sanders' s biggest attack is likely to be clinton' s credentials to label herself as a progressive and someone fighting against the establishment. they also estimate that 40% of new date, but it is time. it is time to bring up the issue that is on everyone' s mind. >> bernie sanders is starting to do things and say things that is contrary to hampshire primary voters are those who are still mala bowl to the debate, and they could change their mind before tuesday. heather: republicans meet before the new hampshire primary might -- primary night for their final debate and our coverage begins at 8:00. join us for complete primary night coverage. our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as result
her coverage begins on tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and we will take you all the way until midnight. boston police commissioner is weighing roxbury. both men are calling for answers. newscenter 5 ' s jack harper is live in roxbury where many details about the death are still a mystery. jack: the mother is angry and upset and so is the governor. governor: it is way past disappointment. it is sadness. at this one in particular, given the age of the child of the circumstances, at this point this is especially so. : jack ken -- back -- jack: the boy was injured here sometime over the weekend. for most of his life, dcf was
the child' governor baker says the departure -- that apartment was he appeared fine. the three-year-old reportedly inside the house on alpine street. boston police are awaiting an autopsy. for now, commissioner evans stopped short of calling this a homicide. >> we still have interviews to do and some investigation and we are going to wait for the emmy partial termination the cause of death. -- the me' s termination on the cause of death. we want to determine what killed that little boy. jack: the commissioner is not tipping his hand on when they expect to have the results heather: and -- results.
about nora virus and a potential outbreak at a handful of boston schools. newscenter 5' s pam cross is live in boston with more on the message to parentsp . -- parents. pam: it will pass but it is not pleasant. they are keeping an eye on three clusters and hoping they don' t spread. this is what we usually expect this time of year, the flu. guess what? flu cases are lighter than usual, so far at least, this year in massachusetts. >> flu season could peak later this year. we could see influenza anytime up until april. pam: but before we start celebrating, there is an issue at three boston public school programs that have health officials watching.
more than four dozen students and staff are sick. so far it is concentrated but it can spread easily. >> you don' t have to be a lot of it to get sick from it. very tiny amounts of a virus can make someone sick and there are multiple strains of moral virus, so if you get it once, you can get a different strain again. pam: the told apart and says the city health department conducted inspections of the buildings while workers are doing a thorough cleaning of the facilities to prevent transmissions of any illnesses. the hand sanitizer products don' t work for it so far and it really depends on washing your hands with soap and water. definitely pure l -- purell can kill off a lot of nasty things but for this bug in particular, it can be really tough to get rid of. heather: and a bizarre analogy utilizing support for donald trump. we will hear about who we are speaking of and the explanation.
announcer: you' re watching wcvb newscenter 5 at 6:00. harvey: and no school for boston public schools on friday because of the snow. it hasn' t hit right now but the storm is going to come roaring in this evening. heather: and to get an update on all of the closures and delays, you are going to want to watch the eyeopener tomorrow morning. and 5 investigates tonight as women struggling with addiction and get a new place to go for
the women' s recovery from addictions program at taunton state hospital officially open. the program will have 45 treatment beds by the summer and begin accepting women next week. 5 investigates has been following the fight to change the process of civilly committing addicted women in the state. last week the governor signed a new law that stops judges from sending those women to the prison in framingham , a practice that has been going on for more than 25 years. ed: new at 6:00, and expiration from ernie boch, jr. about bizarre -- explanation from ernie boch, jr., about bizarre
>> you have to go home with a woman at the bar at some point. ed: when asked about what he feels this analogy is the right one, here' s what he had to say. >> i was just trying to be funny. ed: so let me ask a question, how does running a marathon in antarctica sound? heather: that was just the beginning of seven straight marathons stretching across the world. coming up, you will from the
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three, but seven marathons. she ran them in seven straight days on seven different continents. ed: just saying
it is exhausting. a tonight -- but tonight, , beeca got a special honor for her accomplishment. wcvb newscenter 5 ' s john atwater is live in belmont. john: that' s right , with a high school band in the lead, a long procession would wind through the streets of belmont and hundreds were here to welcome a homegrown superhero of sorts. this is one who has done what no other american woman has ever been able to do. 35-year-old becca pizzi has amazingly completed seven marathons on seven continents in just seven days.
then went to chile, miami, spain, morocco, and dubai before running her seventh marathon in sydney. her only downtime was on a plane en route to the next 26 mile long challenge. becca : when i crossed the finish line in madrid, i had to get to morocco and finish that. john: she pulled her groin in dubai and she still finish. it is an incredible feat and a historic win but most importantly for becca , it is an inspirational a company for everyone who cheered her on. her least favorite marathon as you can imagine was in antarctica because it was so cold but it was also her favorite because she got to run on a glacier. imagine this. the average for all of these
live in belmont, john atwater, wcvb newscenter 5. heather: wow. she is incredible! ed: under four hours? heather: in 10 degrees below zero in antarctica? ed: so she was a running, or flying the whole time. harvey: that is more than impressive. that is way above impressive. but i will tell you, considering the fact that we are above 50 degrees, the amount of snow that you will see on the ground tomorrow will be impressive for you as well. clouds are thickening in boston at this hour and it is 50 degrees. but look, we have already dropped to 35 in worcester and 37 in smithfield. the winds are coming from the northwest and that will import
in watertown, new york, chilly air coming off across the great lakes. little by little, that chilly air works its way in. it is not cold enough to start this as snow, but look what happens by sunday night -- f riday night. the temperatures will drop to support heavy, wet snow and the temperatures will drop below freezing. when it is over tomorrow night, it will be down in the 20' s. we have the moisture working up in the rain is moving on to the southeastern mass and the cape and the islands. it will slowly lift northward. at the same time, the cold air ever so slowly works its way in. rain will be changing to snow in the wee hours of the morning and that occurs across the cape and it goes into the early afternoon and ends around the time of the evening commute. time line. see the mixing going on around
and then that will change the heavy snow and that will indicate moderate to heavy snow. we will receive an inch or hour for the next couple of hours as it moves towards the cape in the afternoon and then moves offshore. take a look at this model. this is the one that shows the most snow. it shows 10 inches of snow from boston to plymouth. other models are showing four or six inches. basically we are averaging it out and saying four to eight inches of snow across a wide swath of the state. one thing to remember, this is going to be a heavy and pasty snow. if enough of it accumulates on the trees and the shrubs and the power lines, we could have power outages as well. there is a threat of another snowstorm late sunday night and into tuesday.
hampshire primary, but i cannot say much more than that at this time. we will have an update at 7:00. announcer: now sportscenter 5 with mike lynch. mike: hello, everybody. tom brady will be at super bowl l. he will be one of more than a 40 super bowl nbp -- super bowl mvp' s honored in a pregame ceremony on sunday night. it proves that he is a bigger man than roger goodell. that is coming up tonight at 7:00. and there is a huge snow ramp in the middle of fenway park and still there is going to be snow. this is just going to be in time for the day cares snowboard and the free skiing event next thursday and friday. rob halloran at his go pro
bob: let' s first address the elephant in the room. we' re going to go up this. >> i have this and the nerves of steel. they are going to be playing baseball here and about two months and right now we see green grass and some very large a scaffolding that goes 140 feet high. we will be climbing up to a lower level in just a few moments. we are not going up there. we are going to go there. how are you doing? >> great, how are you. >> say hello to the go pro. >> go pro, hi. >> 140 feet does not sound like a big number until you are climbing. wow, this is a giant reveal as we come up to the landing. this is crazy. i am coming to the edge and i am looking down.
perspective at fenway park. holy moly! usually because my hands are clammy at fenway park it is because i have had clams, not because i am this time. you' re going to see human beings leave the ballpark momentarily. >> it is going to be a spectacle. >> this human being is leaving the ballpark as god intended. i am taking the stairs. bob halloran, wcvb sportscenter 5. mike: this is 140 feet. heather: we all wentwhoa -- we all went whoa! ed: let' s look ahead at what is happening at 7:00 and 11. here is maria with more. maria: government surveillance,
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heather: i have to say, skiers are going to be
happy for the t look like it up. harvey: it definitely could extend up north, but this is definitely a southern new england snowstorm. ed: do keep this in mind, boston public schools have already canceled for tomorrow, so even though it is warm and not snow we tomorrow, it is going to be colder and snow we tomorrow.