tv Newscenter 5 Eyeopener ABC February 6, 2016 5:00am-6:00am EST
>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: a tragic accident in canton as yesterday's storm turned deadly. the six-year-old girl killed by a falling tree limb. antoinette: power still out for thousands right now. crews working overnight. the struggle to get the lights back on after the storm. danielle: temperatures dropping overnight. be wary as you're heading out this morning. it could be a very slippery commute. doug: the stage is set. republicans debate one more time tonight before tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary. the final push to sway those undecided voters. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: good morning, everybody.
saturday, february 6. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio. we want to start off with this image. take a look. oh, my goodness. yesterday's gornlg us sunset. kerry foley sent this picture to us from west roxbury. so many of you sharing your photos of the calm after the storm with us. and in addition to the calm after the storm, it's also that really frigid cold after the storm, danielle. danielle: that's right, antoinette and doug. good morning. you know, you saw that snowy scene picking up anywhere from a couple of inches to 8-12-plus inches in worcester. worcester picking up 12.5 inches of snow. that was the greatest total across the area. now right now it's all about the temperatures that have dropped to 25 in boston but look at orange at 18. 19 degrees right now in worcester. so temperatures in the teens and even single digits plus you factor in a little bit of wind. we still have that out there. it makes it feel like the single digits and teens in most locations.
was a wet snow. any of that on the roads, the sidewalks, the driveways that we didn't take care of or treat, that could freeze in the form of black ice. so be careful out there this morning. temperatures through the day are going to warm up into the upper 30's though. we'll see a mix of sun and clouds. the winds will be out of the south and west at about 5-15. right now we are under high pressure really dominating our weather right now. keeping us dry not only for today but also as we head through the day tomorrow. so the weekend actually is looking pretty good. wecialgd we should even get some melting. we're watching system that's developing off the coast of florida right now. this could be our next bhig winter impact. we'll talk all about it coming u doug and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. right now tragedy in the heavy snowfall. a little girl is killed when a tree limb falls right on top of her. a family and a community heartbroken. doug: just so sad. neighbors rushed over to try and save the child. the eyeopener's frank holland
frank? frank: doug and antoinette. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway. that's when a large tree limb snow and landed on top of the we spoke with her brother right after the accident as kaleigh was being treated for serious injuries. nicholas kenyon/brother: she was running out. "daddy, let's make a snowman." next thing i knew, a tree broke. laurie moore/aunt: they heard a crack. my brother screamed. he saw her under the tree. frank: the family rushed over off her. called for an ambulance. sadly, kaleigh died after she was transferred to a boston hospital. after the tragic accident, police are warning other parents to keep their kids away from the trees until the heavy snow melts. antoinette? advice, frank. thank you.
about 50,000 customers around the region. crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on. eversource reports about 23,000 outages. national grid is working to restore an additional 24,000 customers. some of the hardest hit areas include hollis ton, walpole, duxbury and westport. doug: dover police posting this video of a transformer explosion to instagram. as power crews tried to remove a broken tree limb from the lines, the transformer blew up. in canton, live wires came down sizzling the snow. and much the same scene in weston as people made the best of a cold night without power. >> poles split in half and were laying over the wires. wires were down. what a mess. doug: dozens of businesses had to close for the night uncertain of when the lights will come back on. antoinette: tree and power problems also taking their toll on the mbta. the green line's d-branch between kenmore and newton
at this hour. it's been that way since yesterday afternoon when debris started falling. shuttle buses are being used to move passengers around the trouble spots. commitment 2016. the stage is set for the final g.o.p. debate before new hampshire voters head to the polls. it is crunch time for the candidates. and the republican presidential race is shifting a bit. doug: newscenter 5's juli mcdonald has the campaign frenzie and the candidate who failed to show up. juli: republican frontrunner donald trump elected for a snow day friday but wanted to let primary voters know he's with them in spirit. trump: the great slogan of new hampshire, "live free or die," means so much to so many people. what a great slogan. congratulations, new hampshire. wonderful job. juli: trump's absence had his g.o.p. rivals rolling their eyes along the snowy campaign trail; namely, jeb bush. he tweeted this photo saying even his 90-year-old mother couldn't be stopped by mother nature. barbara bush: vote for jeb. voter: oh, yeah. juli: in derry friday evening,
shot at trump saying his immigration policy has nothing to do with religious customs. it's about what is best for americans. rubio: when i'm president, if we don't know who you are and we don't know why you're coming, you are not getting into the united states of america. juli: rubio's plan includes hiring more border agents, completing fencing, and enforcing an e-verify system that keeps illegal immigrants from working here. undecided voters told newscenter 5 they're still shopping around this weekend deciding how to make their choice count. undecided voter: it's difficult to think about supporting someone who will finish in fourth or fifth or sixth place when winning the election is important to me. juli: rubio riding a wave of momentum though. in a recent suffolk university/"boston globe" poll, he's just 10 points behind donald trump whichs means that rubio has nearly doubled his percentage points in just a month's time. in derry, new hampshire, i'm julie macdonald, wcvb,
doug:juli, thank you. this morning new jersey governor chris christie's presidential bid is getting a boost. governor charlie baker is joining him at a rally in bedford, new hampshire, and plans to endorse the fellow republican. baker admits he and christie don't see eye to eye on every issue, but he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. christie has lagged behind other candidates in recent new hampshire polls. the republicans meet for their final debate before the new hampshire primary night tonight right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. antoinette: coming up in our next half hour a chill on "the bern" as sanders connects with voters in the granite state. newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage. our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and we'll take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch live on the wcvb mobile app. is among five men charged in a boston prostitution sting. dr. harvey shapiro had nothing
him after his court appearance. he and the other men were arrested yesterday at the hilton on dalton street in the back bay. a statement from northeastern says the school will evaluate the circumstances and decide on appropriate action. antoinette: it's now illegal in massachusetts for anyone under 18 to use a tanning bed. governor baker signed the measure into law. supporters of the new law say tanning beds can be linked to a sharp spike in skin cancer cases among young people. the previous law allowed anyone between the aged of 14 and 17 to go tanning if they were with an adult. new numbers just released show a significant spike in boston's payroll. "the globe" reports the city shelled out 4% more than last year. more than 60 employees were paid over $250,000 a year which includes overtime and other benefits. boston public schools has the most employees making at least $100,000.
find relief in cambridge. doug: a freestanding public toilet opening next week in harvard square. it's modeled after this one-- "the portland loo" in oregon. it will be located in macarthur park near church street. the city of cambridge says it will provide the community with a clean, safe and environmentally-friendly restroom 24 hours a day. antoinette: because you just never know. doug: when you've got to go, you've got to go. do you have a banged-up iphone? antoinette: well, getting an upgrade may have just gotten a lot easier. we'll tell you how. doug: a 13-year-old learning to walk all over again after being run over by a train. his long road to recovery, and his warning to other kids. antoinette: a deadly crane collapse in new york. the local man rescued from under the wreckage. danielle: we've got a quiet weekend on tap with a mix of sun and clouds but i'm tracking a series of systems.
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of wreckage, but he survived. but david wichs--a 38-year old harvard grad--did not. the mathematical whiz, who worked at a computerized trading firm, was crushed by the crane as he walked to work. three others, including o'brien, are recovering this morning. for his daughter, when the crane hit. be okay. his friends back home are wishing him well. >> we love you. we're hoping the best. we'll see you when you get home. frank: workers were in the process of lowering the 565-feet-tall crane before it got caught in 25-mile-per-hour winds. federal and state investigators will examine the debris to figure out what caused the collapse. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: 16 degrees outside.
was driving down the pike trying to find an open dunkin' donuts. there was a sign that said watch out for falling snow coming off the sign. the stuff is frozen up there. danielle: that's right. it was that real wet snow. it stuck to the trees. it's like pulling the tree branches. antoinette: the trees are so much lower this morning. danielle: a lot of power outages at this hour. we are concerned with that. all that snow. we are going to melt it later today when we get above the freezing mark. but it will take its time so i just want to talk about the amount of snow we saw because we saw anywhere from over a foot in worcester to about 10 inches in leominster. these were the highest totals. boston picking up about 6.8 inches of snow from this. so in terms of where we are so far this season, we're at 17.2 inches of snow. last year though we were already at 54.2 inches of snow. our normal pace is 25.2 inches of snow. yes, we may start to catch up with our normal pace or go above week.
monday and tuesday have a medium chance of some snow. that will continue into wednesday. basically we're watching a series of systems. depending on which one goes first and where it goes will depend on what the second one does. let me tell you all about this because basically ware watching a system down to the south that still has to develop off this stationary front. it's going to be a coastal low pressure system. and it's going to ride up the coast. but it's all going to determine where that track is, how close it gets will then influence our second system we're watching out. here. it's a clipper system but it is going to redevelop after this one and it could potentially impact us too. of course there's a lot of question marks with this. we're going to go step by step with that in just a second. first i want to talk about today because today is going to be a good melting day after we get through this morning. as high pressure really dominates our weather which will give us a lot of sunshine at least through most of the day. there will be some clouds working their way in. right now over boston of obviously still dark. 25 degrees.
nilg that was wet and left untreated like sidewalks, parking lots, there could be some areas of black ice this morning. please be careful. the other thing is with a little bit of wind, it feels more like the teens out there. now as we go through the day, we are going to heat up into the upper 30's, low 40's. i i think that's a too high because of the snow pack. i think we'll stay in the upper 30's. tonight we'll drop back into the 20's and tomorrow a little more sunshine out there. we should warm into the 40's tomorrow. then notice those winds start to turn to the north and east and the clouds increase. here we go. sunday we are dry. here comes that system. it develops pretty quickly. look at the strength of this. track. right now it looks like it may fringe our coastline and potentially give southeastern mass the best chance of seeing some snow. however, areas inland could still see some snow too. in fact, from this. we're going to watch this second system develop an area of low pressure. that could be another chance for
afternoon into wednesday. monday's chance, the best chances for the snow totals going to be again southeastern mass, medium chance in boston. outside of 495 though a real low chance of seeing anything from this. again, this is still a couple days out. every model run is doing things differently. we're going to fine-tune this forecast for you because it could completely miss us. we may not see anything at all on monday. that would system number-two on tuesday a better chance of giving us some snow. either way you look at it, it looks like we're in for an unsettled pattern. temperatures are cold enough to support pretty much all snow. doug and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. time right now is 5:17. checking other stories happening right now. doug: the death toll is rising in taiwan after a 6.4-magnitude at least seven people are dead; hundreds are injured. 10-day-old baby is among the dead. the quake hit southern taiwan toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings. more than 250 people have been pulled from the rubble there and
building. the rescues continue at the hour. antoinette: live strains of the zika virus now detected in saliva and urine. researchers in brazil just announcing that development. the discovery leads to new questions about how the disease can spread. scientists with the c.d.c. travel to south america next week to gather more information on the virus. the zika virus is most prevalent right now in latin american countries. doug: apple will now let you trade in a banged up i-phone as part of an upgrade. pretty close to perfect condition to get any credit for it. apple is hoping the new policy will encourage more people to upgrade. but you need to have an iphone-5 or newer to take advantage. if you still have an old model, you're out of luck. antoinette: under fire at home, daily fantasy sports website draftkings is opening up shop overseas. the boston-based site has launched its website in the united kingdom.
a gambling license for draftkings last summer. the legality of fantasy sites like draftkings and fanduel is being challenged in new york, illinois, and several other states. >> now sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: good morning, everyone. it doesn't matter who, how, where or when, every win counts the same. something i can't really say with a straight face after watching the celtics buzzer-beat the cavaliers last night. this win counts double or accept up thal. the celtics may have had the wrong start time for the game. they were down 14-2 before they bothered to start playing. they managed to turn it to six by half time. when isiah thomas clears up a nice dish to johnson it was a two-point cavalier lead. we have a game. fourth quarter now celtics on a 9-0 run. evan turner with two of his 19. celtics with a search-point lead. how about that? how about this. lebron james with the lay-up.
somebody better call a foul. they did. calfs led by three. this needed to happen. turner misses the free-throw. probably on purpose. and the cavaliers knock the ball out of bounds. four seconds to play. celtics down two. they have the ball. and it's thomas to bradley who knocks down a three. his first-ever game-winning buzzer-beater. the celtics beat the first-place cavaliers 104-103. tafs a big one. the bruins will take on the buffalo sabres tonight at the garden. that's sports. have a great day. >> just have to accept that this is a part of me. like it happened, yes, but i'm going to get through it. doug: only on 5, for the first who lost his leg after being run over by a train. antoinette: he spoke to newscenter 5's jack harper about his long road to recovery and shared a warning for other kids. jasmaine: just trying to get through it. right now i'm trying to work on
me walk correctly, walk properly, so i can look like a normal kid again. jack: 13 and a huge basketball fan, jasmaine should be firing up threes. instead he's learning to walk all over again. jasmaine: i knew it was going to be tough, but i knew we could get through it. throughout it, i knew i lost my leg instantly after the accident. jack: last september in lowell taking a shortcut along the tracks, jas tried to jump on a slow-moving freight car, slipped, and now he's telling other kids don't do it. had to pay for it is me to make a big statement not to play around. jack: you're okay with that now. jas: yeah, i'm fine with it. i just have to accept that this is a part of me and this is how it's going to be. jessica trinidad: at the beginning it was-- i was getting a lot of backlash more of like, "dumb parent. why wasn't she watching her kid. he's 12 years old.
people don't reailze it was something no matter how far he was gone. therapist: do you awnt to hold that in place for me, jas. marianna dimaggio: you have to kind of relearn how to walk so we have to kind of teach somebody how to shift appropriate weight over their other limb, how to swing the prosthesis, how to go downstairs again. jas: i would like to thank my parents and my family. i love them all very much. >> hop, skip, and jump away. jack: with love, a positive attitude that keeps winning out over that down days, next step prosthetics, and spaulding rehab, jas hopes the walk the halls of lowell's middle school again before the year ends. jack harper, wcvb, newscenter 5, boston. antoinette: nice to see him on the road to recovery. doug: continued success. antoinette: lots of kids collect baseball cards. doug: but not all of them offer to give them away. ahead at 5:30 the springfield boy "going to bat" for a sick friend. what's behind his generous move,
antoinette: hasty pudding's man of the year collects his pudding pot. but, as you know, they don't make it easy. we'll catch up with joseph gordon-levitt straight ahead. and we are on the roads this morning cruising right along this morning. you know, the streets are clear. sidewalks. watch your step.
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i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. well yesterday worcester picked up 12.5 inches of snow giving it a total of 23.6 inches for the year. last year though, we were already at 77.7 inches of snow. on par we should be around 37.2 inches of snow for the year. right now obviously not really much going on. lake-effect snow showers, but for us pretty much clear skies to start. there will be afternoon clouds but we're watching two storm systems potentially a snow chance on monday and then another chance coming on tuesday and wednesday. we'll talk more about the timeline ahead. doug and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. actor joseph gordon-levitt feeling the heat. doug: "the walk" actor was roasted as hasty pudding theatricals' 2016 man of the year. hasty pudding honored gordon-levitt as its 50th man of the year. the actor got a key to the city of cambridge even though it doesn't open any doors. gordon-levitt was also crowned with an elaborate balloon display. last night he received his
had to work for it. >> now that you've put on your costume backwards. antoinette: good job. doug: the theatre organization chose gordon-levitt as man of the year because he's a "talented actor" and "visionary entrepreneur." last week, kerry washington was celebrated as the 2016 woman of the year. antoinette: glad he didn't wear the costume backwards in the movie. doug: that's what everybody remembers, right? a new move from uber right here in boston. antoinette: at 5:30, what's being done to make the service more accessible to passengers with disabilities. "5 investigates" uncovering what some survivors call a painful new chapter in the church sex abuse scandal. why some say they're being victimized all over gain. doug: the next generation of sunscreen. how a breakthrough formula developed locally could boost your health. antoinette: newscenter 5 has you covered for tuesday's new hampshire primary.
complete primary results including live streaming coverage and results as they come in. it's available right now in your app store. doug: how gorgeous is this. it looks like comm avenue this morning. a beautiful run. very cold if you're going for that early morning run. any of you still training for the boston marathon coming up april. just be careful out there. the sidewalks are a little what if the sweet stevia leaf was discovered... ...before the sugarcane. after people were enjoying truvia in their coffee and everything else... ...sugar would come along and go, "hey, i'm sweet too." "sure, sugar, you're very sweet, but we've already got sweetness
"eyeopener." danielle: it'll be a quiet weekend with temperatures warming up, but i'm tracking the potential for more snow next week. antoinette: chris christie getting ready to hit the stage for tonight's republican debate. but first, he'll host a rally where he'll get a major endorsement. doug: as the republicans get ready to vie for your votes, the democrats are hoping to persuade voters to that they need to be in the white house. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: good morning, everybody. still some folks out there on a saturday morning without power. we've got an update for you as the morning proceed greses. i'll doug meehan. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio along with danielle vollmar. i remember just a few days ago when we were having the really nice weather. i feel like there will be some retribution. danielle: didn't you say that last weekend. we got slammed yesterday. antoinette: my fault.
now entering into an unsettled wintery pattern. yes, dare i say it. more snow is in the forecast. right now though this weekend looks very quiet. out there this morning, the big concern is for some patchy areas of black ice. remember, we had very wet snow yesterday. anything that melted and maybe was left in liquid form would refreeze in the form of some black ice. please be careful. especially on the sidewalks and in the parking lots. i know they're pretty tricky out there this morning. we're starting out in the single digits in orange. 19 in worcester. 25 right now in boston. 12 in taunton. on the cape and the islands you're actually in the upper 20's in some locations. as we go through the next 12 hours, we'll see some sunshine to start the day. afternoon clouds are going to build in. we'll see temperatures bump up, i think, into the upper 30's along the south coast, the cape and the islands. now as for the worcester area, you're going up into the mid 30's for highs. again with a lot of snow. it should help melt it though
above the freezing mark. we will see some more sunshine today. this is the range in temperatures although i think it's a little warm. we should stay in the upper 30's. right now we're talking about dry weather, but we are watching two systems that could potentially bring us some snow. we'll talk more about that ahead. doug? doug: danielle, thank you. such a sad story to bring you this morning. a massive tree limb breaks under the weight of the snow, killing a young girl. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway during the storm. that's when a tree branch gave way and struck the kindergartener. antoinette: power crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on in homes across the region. the heavy snow took down trees and powerlines and blew out transformers. doug: governor charlie baker is throwing his support behind chris christie. he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. baker plans to endorse the republican who has been lagging in the polls at an event this
a new wmur-cnn poll shows bernie sanders maintaining a sizeable lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. sanders has a 30 percentage point advantage. but a third of voters surveyed say they haven't firmly committed to a candidate. the eyeopener's frank with their latest appeal to sway those undecided voters. frank: doug and antoinette, clinton and sanders made their case to democrats at the party's annual "100 club" dinner. both clinton and sanders had a chance to hit their top talking points. sanders: we are taking about the issues that working families and the middle class are concerned about. we are talking about a corrupt campaign finance system. clinton: you may have a favorite, but this is new hampshire. everyone takes a second look, maybe a third or fourth, and i hope that you will give one of
couple of days. frank: earlier both candidates were out looking for votes. rally with senator jeanne shaheen. sanders powered through several events hammering home the need for campaign finance reform. despite these two recently clinton and sanders agree on one both say there needs to be a democrat in the white house. antoinette: and the stage is set for the final g.o.p. debate before new hampshire voters head to the polls. catch all the action right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. doug: newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m., and we'll take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch live on the wcvb mobile app. a hanson woman held on bail accused in a "drugged driving" crash that killed a nurse. kathleen vitello had traces of
methadone in her system. vitello was allegedly under the influence of these drugs when she struck and killed amanda turner russell in late december. russell, a young mother, was jogging and training for the boston marathon. a judge set bail at $50,000. antoinette: a new radio communications system at portsmouth naval shipyard could affect some new hampshire residents. the newly activated enterprise land mobile radio system may interfere with radio-controlled garage door openers. most door openers use frequencies reserved for department of defense activity. the d.o.d. says it needs more of those frequencies to improve their communication. affected home or business owners are encouraged to contact their device manufacturer to fix the issue. there's a new warning -- skimmers on self-checkout machines at the supermarket. devices were found in december on the machines at the grocery chain safeway. we usually hear about the skimmers on a.t.m.'s and at gas stations. the devices allow scammers to
numbers. doug: "5 investigates" uncovering a new chapter in a scandal that's spread from boston across the globe. antoinette: survivors of the clergy sex abuse scandal say they're being victimized all over again. investigative reporter mike beaudet uncovering claims of broken promises. this survivor known as "john doe 24" signed an agreement with the roman catholic archbishop of boston where he was promised "continued therapy and healing." at first counseling went well, but then the archdiocese denied more intensive treatments. the archdiocese says it only denied 2% of claims last year. but attorneys and advocates say it's become an increasing problem. suicidal. they've been in intense pain since age 10, 11, 12 years old. now they're 50, 60 years old. they're finally coming to terms with it.
the door on their fingers. happening? >> i think the church is is more concerned about the size of its own wallet than the emotional well being of the victims. antoinette: attorneys tell "5 considering court action against the church to get it to pay for counseling. the archdiocese says it spent more than $34 million in the last 12 years helping more than 1,000 survivors of clergy sex abuse. getting benefits from the sun without the burn. doug: ahead this morning how a new sunscreen created right here in massachusetts could improve your health. danielle: it'll be quiet this weekend but there could be big changes on the way. when we could see our next storm. frank: uber looking to make it easier for disabled riders to get around and a major credit
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the nasdaq fell 146. the s&p 500 dropped 35. tech stocks took a huge hit with apple, amazon, and facebook all closing down. the january jobs report is out. and it shows the unemployment
rate fell last month to 4.9%. that's the lowest figure seen since 2008. the labor department says consumer demand is strong. retailers hired more than 57,000 employees last month. restaurants and bars added nearly 49,000. more than 150,000 jobs added total that still fell 40,000 jobs below some projections. a tire recall from one of the nation's biggest tire makers. bridgestone-firestone is recalling 36,000 truck tires. this is for 22.5-inch replacement tires used for trailers. they say the tread can separate causing sudden loss of air pressure. the company will replace free of charge. more issues for the nation's two biggest fantasy sports sites. citigroup, the world's biggest credit card company, is blocking credit and debit payments from new york, for bosto- based draftkings and fan duel, until courts in the empire state
legal. the sites say fantasy sports are games of skill and should not be considered illegal gambling operations. uber is working to make its services in boston more accessible for people with disabilities.
the company is working with several disability advocates for new features and services. right now, uber only offers limited wheelchair service in certain cities. in the week ahead we will find out if the fed still plans to raise interest rates as many as four times in 2016. federal resevere bank chair janet yellen gives her semi-annual report on monetary policy to congress. doug: frank, thank you. target is offering something new for shoppers-- a cart for customers with special needs. "caroline's cart" is designed to help parents and caregivers shop with someone who has special needs. a mother came up with the idea after realizing her daughter with rett syndrome would outgrow a standard shopping cart. caroline's carts will be >> now your storm team 5
danielle vollmar. antoinette: we are off to a morning. after all that snow, i know it can be a big pain but sometimes it leaves some gorgeous sights. danielle: indeed. last night, you know, that sunset? antoinette: amazing. danielle: it was incredible. i saw it. i know a lot of you did. i love all the pictures we're seeing on twitter and facebook. if you have some that you haven't tweeted or facebooked danielle vollmar. this one coming from susan in westborough. you can see the sunshine glistening over those snow-covered tree branches. notice it was a heavy, wet snow. that did take down a lot of tree limbs. it is still causing power outages at this hour. please be aware of that. be careful with that. and in terms of the snow, how much we picked up in boston. well, yesterday 6.8 inches fell. so far we're at 17.2 inches of snow. for the year in boston. on average for month, we get about 11.2 inches.
snowiest month on record for boston, picking up 64.8 inches of snow. so we are dry this weekend. which chances of snow enter the forecast beginning monday. it looks like tuesday and maybe even into wednesday now. we're going to talk more about that chance in just a second. first this morning, the concern with temperatures dropping below the freezing mark. any water on the sidewalk or on the back roads left untreated could freeze in form of some black ice. please be careful out there this morning. there. once we get through about lunch lunchtime we warm up above the freezing. that should lead to melting today especially with sunshine out there this morning. so that could help melt some of that snow-covered trees that we're seeing and roads and branches and all of that. now as we head towards tomorrow, we warm up even more. today we'll be in the upper 30's but tomorrow we're talking low to even mid 40's. we'll have a southwest wind that eventually turns on the north and east tomorrow night
system we're watching. basically it's a system that has yet to develop so the track is really unclear at this point. i know it's two days out but we're still flip flopping in terms of the models. right now here it is. it's a coastal low. then we're watching the second system up to the north. this one is going to redevelop behind this one. and bring us a second storm on tuesday. let's talk about the first one. as we go through monday morning, it looks like it may start snowing and there may be a mix on the cape and the islands to begin. quickly flipping over to some snow and then as we go through the day, it continues to blossom. now this model is bringing the snow all the way back to western not necessarily the cape. a lot of the other models tracking it farther off shore meaning the biggest impact for some snow would probably be southeastern mass and the east coast of massachusetts. but it's all going on depend on that first track and how it develops because then we're storm. if that one goes off to sea, this one has a chance of developing into an even stronger storm.
to more parts of the area. that storm on monday though right now, the best chances for the snow not giving out totals as of yet because that track is still uncertain. here are the bands we're talking about. high chances for some snow look likely on the cape and islands in southeastern mass. medium chances in this blue area. basically you get outside of 495, we're in a low chance for some snow. i mean you could still see it but it would be very light in nature. however, there is a chance that none of us see much if anything at all. just a couple of flurries as it goes off to sea. again we're watching that one. then we're watching the one on tuesday. this one is that second one that is going to redevelop just like the first one off the carolina coast. it's going to ride up the coast. that track is very key too to determine whether we see substantial snow or whether we see just flurries or any kind of grading our coastline. there are big question marks in this forecast. either way you look at it, it is cold enough for it to be mainly snow monday and tuesday and even into wednesday before we dry out
doug and antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. it's 5:47. checking more stories happening right now. doug: a search for survivors is underway off the coast of southern california after two planes collide over the ocean. the two small planes crashed near los angeles harbor yesterday. the coast guard says there have been reports of debris about two miles outside the harbor breakwater. divers have found a plane tail number and a partial number from a second plane in the water. officials believe three people were on board the two planes. local airport officials say both planes were flown by experienced pilots. antoinette: next week, pope francis will meet with his counterpart in the russian orthodox church in cuba. it's something that hasn't happened in nearly 1,000 years. the last time the two churches met was when christianity split into eastern and western branches. statements from the vatican and the patriarch's office say the meeting is meant to heal the millenium-old split. twitter is ramping up its efforts to fight terrorism.
giant claims it has suspended 125,000 accounts that either threatened or promoted terrorist acts. twitter says it has been taking action against those users over the last seven months. the social media site says most of the accounts were either associated with isis or supported the terrorist organization. doug: a new documentary on the life, death, and legacy of journalist james foley is about to make its debut. the new hampshire native was murdered by isis in 2014. this film, made by his close childhood friend, tells foley's story through intimate interviews with his family, friends, and fellow journalists while fellow hostages. the documentary premiers tonight on h.b.o. antoinette: it's not on the market yet, but a new sunscreen for sale this summer could offer more health benefits than just protection from sunburns. doug: newscenter 5's heather unruh explains this breakthrough in sunblock. dr. holick: it goes on very smoothly. heather: this new sun screen in short supply right now at the boston university school of
>> you, me, and solar-d. heather: but in australia people protect their skin and their health. planet are getting their vitamin d from sun exposure. so if you get no direct sun high risk for vitamin-d heather: dr. michael holick says increasing. most work indoors, and many of us are using excellent sun block. dr. holick: ultraviolet light makes vitamin d in your skin. if it absorbs 97-98%, that means it reduces your ability to make vitamin d by 97-98%. heather: not enough vitamin d can lead to serious health problems-- rickets or soft bones in children; osteoporosis in adults. it can also increase the risk of developing breast cancer, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes. dr. holick: basically the list goes on. so every tissue and cell in your body is a vitamin-d receptor. heather: dr. holick and a team of researchers designed solar-d
of the ingredients so people can still block the burn but not the benefits. dr. holick: most of the ingredients are the same. it's just that the ingredients have been changed in a clever way to take advantage of the ability for some of the ultraviolet light to make vitamin d in your skin. doug: that was heather unruh reporting. dr. holick tells heather he expects solar-d to cost slightly more than other sunscreens already on the u.s. market. you should start seeing it on store shelves this summer. solar-d, sunny delight. i mean they're all there. antoinette: we'll get them mixed up. doug: don't rub sunny delight on your blowedy. we all know that most granite staters take "the first in the nation" primary pretty seriously. antoinette: one voter may have candidate than anyone else in new hampshire she's voting in her 24th primary this tuesday. at 110 years old, clarina hudon is believed to be the oldest she moved to the granite state
child. and politics was an important topic in her family growing up. she knows who she's voting for. >> hillary clinton or bernie sanders? >> i don't know this man. >> you don't know bernie sanders. okay. >> i know her. >> you know hillary clinton. so she's your woman. antoinette: why not, right? she says her favorite president's are teddy and franklin roosevelt. her secret to a long life she says is eating well. look at that. she had a perfectly balanced meal right in front of her. doug: all her veggies. meat no bigger than the palm of your hand. antoinette: a principal announcing school is cancelled in his own special way. doug: how he found inspiration through one of the hottest music artists right now. and why his students are not surprised.
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how about the calm after the storm? last night if you missed it, the sunset was just gorgeous. take a look at this picture. coming from our very own worker at wcvb, from bill billerica. just a gorgeous shot. you see the tree branches covered in the snow though. nice wintery scene. this one from stoughton. thank you so much for tweeting me your pictures. the weekend looks like this. today it's a cold start. there could be patchy areas of black ice out there. please be careful especially on sidewalks. and in the parking lots. we are warming up into the upper 30's flts should help to melt the snow. tomorrow milder in the low 40's. however, big changes are coming. chances for snow. we'll talk all about it coming up. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. doug: a rhode island school
school is cancelled. the "hello" parody coming from the moses brown school in providence. the man with the voice? that's principal matt glendinning. last year, he did a parody of frozen's "let it go." that video has more than three million views on youtube. i'm guessing those aren't all students. antoinette: it's already good news to get that news that school is canceled. then you get it in such a pleasant way. doug: brilliant. a young springfield boy going to bat for a friend. antoinette: nine-year-old brady is selling his sports
card collection to raise money for a friend brady has been collecting cards since he was three. raffling off thousands of and hockey cards along with other memorabilia at the cards and collectibles show" in chicopee. all money raised by brady will go directly to his friend landon. what a big heart he has doing
doug: what's more interesting is that kids still collect baseball cards. i didn't realize
that was still a thing. that's good. antoinette: harvard's hasty pudding club honoring its man of the year. doug: actor joseph gordon-levitt gets the traditional roasting before receiving his pudding pot. antoinette: tanning ban. the new law making it illegal for some people right here in massachusetts. doug: and the left blinker is on. we're headed out to comm avenue. let's go, david. there we go. the pedal right to the accelerator. down the road we go. look how beautiful that is from the snow from overnight still in the trees. it's still cold out there. drive safely if you're headed
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