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>> gene: major delays at logan airport because of the snow. the team of reporters monitoring the roads and the rails as storm developments. >> gene: plus. >> i think it is the time to end the smear that you have carrying out in recent weeks. >> sara: final vote to get votes in new hampshire and all out fight for the democrats. where the campaign goesed to as their mind. alert. >> gene: good morning, everybody, it is friday, february 5th, it is a snowy one, as we are in the middle of a winner storm. i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. conditions have changed dramatically since we got on the air at 4:00 a.m. jessica reyes standing by in andover and julie grauert
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approach the height of rush hour. >> gene: plus rush hour stormtracker weather center is busy path updating the path of the storm. shiri, you had the eye on the storm all week. >> shiri: yes, changing path and how snow totals gone up the last two days. remember winter storm warning will be significant weather everywhere where we have pink, expecting the worst of the accumulation, where we have purple on the map, guys, you will get it, not going to be as bad. now we will have intense snow over southeastern massachusetts and intense rain, boston 33, worcester at 31, in spots where it is mild, struggling to stick a little bit, but coming down at healthy in you have clip that it will, it will win this one out. marshfield rain, plymouth seeing mix more rain than snowflakes and plenty reports we have pockets of rain in peabody and danvers, even report of some rain mixing in in ipswich this
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last that long, folks. all of us get the snow, 9:00 a.m. heavy snow and late-morning making transition to snow and see it eventually tapers off around 3:00 p.m., cape at six and four to eight inches and around the boston area here straight through central massachusetts. now over to sarah wroblewski because, sara, it is not just the snow. this one is the rain. >> shiri: heavy reason and looking at rainfall estimates, half inch to each inch or show across patterson of the cape and islands. >> sarah: southeastern parts of the state and that is going to be a problem especially overnight as temperatures begin to drop and we see the changeover as you see temperatures mainly in the 30s the winds also causing a problem, gusts over 20 now for the south shore, the cape and islands, creating some very low visible et, reduced less than a mile providence to portsmouth and dealing with tricky travel this morning. temperatures will continue to fall, mildest conditions happening right now coming up
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expect, when to expect slippery conditions once the snow exits, but let's get check of traffic with julie grauert. >> julie: i just checked the "t" and commuter rail and this is the latest from mbta website carroll operating on regular weekday schedule. i will let you know if that changes. taking look at map, slow spot south of the expressway and people staying off the roads because that's for the best because it is not pleasant out there. a little bit slow on 93 south as you approach somerville. live look at the zakim bridge where you could see how challenging the visibility conditions as the rain and snow drips down the camera lens. over to live drive time, 15 minutes on route 1 from 128 to the tobin, 36 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector, 25 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. sara and gene, back to you.
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plows and salt trucks working to keep the pike clear for the morning commute. >> gene: part of the team coverage is along the pike. michael henrich is live in natick where drivers woke up early to make sure they got to work on time. michael, good morning. >> michael: good morning. they not only woke up a little bit early and got out the door a little bit early, but some of them voiced some frustration, saying not everyone is being particularly careful out there. talking about some aggressive drivers, and we are working to edit the interview together and get in the next 30 minutes. for now show you the condition right here. we are in the natick service plaza right here, and no plows are coming so i can step on the road, see where it is accumulating and onramp and getting on to the eastbound lanes of the pike. we have seen the situation get the a little bit trickier with each live report that we have been doing. every few minutes we noticed more accumulating on the sides
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really have to be careful out there. massdot taking it seriously as i reportedly in the last report, they have more than 2100 pieces of equipment on the roadways throughout the commonwealth right now. that's more than 1,000 more than they had just a couple hours earlier. the situation continues to change. we will have an updated report for you in 30 minutes. for now live on natick service plaza off the mass pike. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: school delays and closings started to roll. in jessica reyes live in andover they made the call from keeping kids home from school where they made the call keeping home jessica reyes. >> jessica: kids will not be going to school at two schools, snow picking up and coming down a little bit heavier now and look at the median in the middle of the road there, traffic
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starting to accumulate here. the roads are still very wet as well. so certainly going to be a messy morning commuted. people see are driving through at a pretty normal clip right now, so now is probably going to be just about the best time to head out if you do have to head out this morning. going to be out here with another look what you can do in the 30 minutes. for now live in andover center, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: live look right now at fox25 driving camera and right now we are on the expressway going through quincy east milton square area, and hov lane is closed this morning, so it is bumper-to-bumper this morning as you work your way into the city. you could see the recognized -- roadways are slick but not snow covered and expressway very difficult ride at this hour just after 7:00 this morning as you work your way into the city. gene: snow also causing trouble in the air today, and just like the roads it is causing trouble as morning goes
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there are 101 delays and cancellations at logan airport. we will monitor the flights and situation at logan for you throughout the morning. gene: from the air to the roads and rails we will be here for you all morning. our team coverage with the fox25 app, also the school closings on there as well and update all the stuff. school closings also scrolling at the bottom of the screen. shiri and sarah will be back with the forecast. >> sara: primary begins and this morning there are two clear front runners. new cnn poll gives donald trump a strong lead on republicans side. he has 29% over likely voters and marco rubio is in second with 18%, texas senator ted cruz earns 13%. john kasich and jeb bush trail closely behind cruz, and among the democrats bernie sanders
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the vermont senator has 61% support compared to 30% for hillary clinton. >> sara: today hillary clinton and bernie sanders will attend campaign events in manchester. last night there was a final primary. there was some fiery exchanges on stage at unh. the candidates battled over income equality and economic reform. they also sparred over which candidate will be able to deliver the promises that they are making on the campaign trail. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. by the way, who are not all that enamored with the establishment. >> senators sanders the only person that would characterize me a woman running to be the first woman president as exemplifying the establishment. >> sara: tomorrow might the leading republican candidates will hold the final debate before tuesday's primary.
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sara: late last night fox25 confirmed a story that you would see on the front page of the paper this morning. massachusetts governor charlie baker will make his presidential pick today. political reporter sharman sacchetti has confirmed that governor baker will endorse chris christie. chris christie was here last night attending the bruce springsteen concerted at the garden. you want want to stay with us all weekend long. sharman sacchetti is anchoring the coverage from the in manchester. we have live specials with analysis at 7:00 p.m. tonight and monday and primary night will be with you all night from the start of our news at 11:30. we will also be streaming it live on myfoxboston.com and on the fox25 news app. >> gene: ten minutes after seven and boston police continue to seven for suspects in outbreak of violence at local strip mall. we have been showing you the
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air at 4:00 this morning. what we know is two people were shot, two others stabbed in the plaza around dorchester avenue. this is near the fields quarter "t" station and so far no conditions on the victim this morning. still no charges this morning the death of three-year-old roxbury boy, vigil held for kenai whyte last night. we have been following this since he was found in the alpine street apartment on sunday with traumatic injuries. he died on tuesday. fox25 has learned that dcf was previously investigated neglect against the family and source tells us a relative may be the one to blame for the child's death. police and dcf are investigating. track traffic and weather together every ten minutes every ten minutes and multiple cameras i'm monitoring for you and almost all of them are fogged out or snowed out right now. can't see the expressway. here our camera from mass general and these are usually
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what's going on. perfect example what you will encounter if you head out the door to take on the roads this morning. shiri? >> shiri: straight through lunchtime i expect it to look like that. right now 32 to 36 , mostly snow in the picture, coming up hang out to rain drops and those in the evening commute, flurries, 28 to 32. so i will also show what you time the whole thing ends up peaking. >> sara: living in the lap of luxury while collecting benefits from the state. how that's even possible straight ahead. >> daniel: plus disgusting situation on the south shore
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and i approve this message. >> shiri: changeover to north shore to wilmington to lester, oxford, those are all spots right now where we have more intense snow also toward hanson and halifax, marshfield now reporting that change is happening, seeing some more snowflakes than rain, sarah wroblewski and i doing team coverage to walk you hour-by-hour through the snowy forecast today and much improved weekend in just minutes.
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corroded and more on situation in plymouth. situation is being kind about how we describe it. >> daniel: smelly situation. multi-million dollar mess too. last weekend people woke up to the site and smell of raw sewage flowing down the street. crews showed the broken line and where the line broke. this was a part part of the sewage main line to break in just a matter of 1 month. the problem is there's no backup line to divert the flow to when something breaks. plymouth's town manager now in the middle of three to 4 million-dollar temporary fix. a permanent fix would run more than $25 million. the town manager says once this had been dealt with, figure out what could have been done. >> once-over the crisis situation, i think there will be a lot of situations what would be done differently. >> daniel: bypass line is currently being installed and take about a week and impact
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told they will have to shut down exit five and northbound exit six at different times. residents tell us it is not just the traffic or smell they are having to deal with. the trucks, hauling wastewater away 24/7 and, of course, that makes a lot of noise. daniel miller, fox25 news. >> daniel:. >> julie: 7:17, and look at live traffic camera i'm monitoring for you. this is the chopper, grounded because of the weather. can't see the expressway because of the camera, mass general completely snowed out, see big flakes snowed out down on route 1 in saugus. so this is what you will encounter if you head out the door. we do have an accident and truck fire right now. it is on 495 southbound right near 93 in andover. part of the road is closed. this just happened within the last few minutes. so volume overall has been light so far, but avoid this area
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truck fire put out and cleared out. 93 south still sluggish as you approach somerville. expressway jammed from furnace brook parkway up to morrissey boulevard. here are the live drive times, 29 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 43 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, 35 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, our volume remains light. seems like people are heeding your advice and staying off the road. >> shiri: kids have a snow day today. most do, and look at closing at the bottom of the screen. stay home with them. we will end up with one to three inches of snow on the ground here between eight and noon, we bump up the total snow, not additional, total snow three to six inches and 3:00 this afternoon, when i expect we will be winding down and seeing the last of it four to eight inches total snow and sharon,
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of snow. just under an inch in taunton. of course, looking for your facebook, twitter reports you could send them to me and sarah wroblewski this morning, we will pass those along, but this is the big picture. we have bands of heavier snow where we have the deeper shading, one of them over the berkshires, another close to auburn right now, another south of boston in southeastern mass, really close to the rain-snow line and even yesterday i was warning you close to the rain-snow line where you get intense precipitation and see heavier snow in taunton, big fat sticky snowflakes, and in marshfield right now getting reports of changeover happening and plymouth see the rain-snow line close by and getting mort reports of rain than anything else, and south of that, we have got heavy rain continuing for the cape and islands this morning. by 9:00 i expect rain-snow line will head toward the cape cod canal, temperatures in the lower 30s and dense, heavy sticky snow all morning.
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eventually coming to an end at outer cape by 6:00 p.m., because of the mixing 3:00 p.m. four to eight inches in the boston area, northeastern mass, central mass with lesser amounts in new hampshire. let's get you over to sarah wroblewski now because you have on twit and her facebook all morning long, keeping track of pictures and reports. >> sarah: a lot of people have been great by sending in pictures and tweets and really been refreshing to know exactly what's happening through your eyes. this one right here light rain transition to snow right at 6:00, now only a coating in methuen and take look at this report too, in ipswich just starting to mix, bob right here, thank you so much for sending in that report, few more outside 25 minutes ago had everything. rain, the slow, snowflakes in north middleborough #kitchensink, that's what we will be dealing with through the day today. it is pretty amazing we had the last few days in the 50s, and today it is going to be the coolest as we head into the weekend too.
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the freezing mark, likely the warmest conditions happening right now, especially for the cape where we are still in the 40s and seeing the rain-snow line collapse and continue to see that as colder air comes in on strong northerly winds. currently 33 in boston, saw the temperature drop. feels like the 20s though, so if you have plans to head outdoors, bundle up appropriately because it will feel pretty cold out there, temperatures not budging too much today with the snow continuing and notice by 5:00 starting to see the snow showers taper so if you have evening plans, looking dryer, although expect to see some slippery conditions because with those winds out of the north they are going to be sustained around five to 15 miles per hour, could gust anywhere 25 to 35 miles per hour bringing in that cold air, so tonight temperatures actually fall back into the teens, 20s along the coast, it is going to be a slippery one in some spots if you don't throw down the salt and sand on parts of the driveways, as well as the sidewalks and good news in the horizon.
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to near 40 and sunday a little bit better, a little bit brighter. we are looking at dry conditions as high pressure will be in control, but to the north watching for flurries, few scattered snow showers and watching through the weekend and watching as you take a look at 7-day forecast, couple systems heading our way for early next week, that may provide better chance of snow, more details on that coming up the next hour. over to you. >> gene: singing for their lives on "american idol" where two of the local contestants ended up on their way to hollywood, and sounds too good to be true, but it is for real. carolina panthers player offering condo as party pad this
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this is a fox25 stormtracker weather alert. >> gene: live look from andover and you could see that is coming down pretty good right now. stormtracker weather coverage this morning. >> sara: closings and delays on the bottom of your screen and news app. we have hundreds of them, so you will definitely want to check
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meantime check in with shiri spear. >> shiri: it is going to be messy out there, guys. current conditions 34 in boston with snow, so temps just above freezing which is why we are seeing the really gloppy snow right now, 31 in worcester, 35 in plymouth and i have to say last couple minutes and snow finally coming into play in plymouth down to carver, you can see we have a little bit of mix situation in march field and duxbury, but by 9:00 a.m. we have the rain-snow line traveling down to the cape cod canal, pockets of heavy snow, close to the rain-snow line and rain over southeastern massachusetts, it is going to be heavy rain and see hefty near one inch rainfall report and absolute soaker this morning and
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moderate snow falling and going to be able to bust around the shovels, two and three in worcester and two do eventually clean-up four to eight inches, still on track four to eight inches in eastern and central massachusetts and sturbridge two and a half inches of snow and sarah wroblewski because you can actually show us what two and a half inches of snow looks like. >> sarah: slushy mess in melrose right now, and i want to pointed out in north plymouth just starting to snow around 7:00 as predicted kevin lemanowicz last night at 6:00, thank you so much, showing them visibility throughout, it is reduced, so if you are heading out take it easy. point out in worcester, temperatures below freezing, steady snow then begins to taper by the evening, a different story if you're on the cape,
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the upper 30s, 40s rain transition to snow over the next couple of hours and we are going to continue to see snow through the evening and show you what to expect in boston and first get look at traffic with julie, how are things going now. >> julie: things are getting worse and great representation and zakim bridge and then camera route 1 in saugus and rest of these are snowed out and that's what you will be dealing with if you heading out the door, speed reduction 40 miles per hour, this is on the pike from the new york line to the chicopee area because of the weather. things a little bit slow on 93 south as you approach somerville seeing some issues though on 128 north and southbound an accident at highland avenue, another
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great plain avenue. 16 minutes route 3 from 228 to the split and scene minutes 228 northbound from westwood to weston, 38 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: it has been snowing in the merrimac valley for under two hours. >> gene: jessica reyes live in andover where 30 minutes ago snow was really starting to pile up, jess. >> jessica: it wasn't accumulating whole lot and slushy type of snow and roads the slush is building up as we saw at 4:30 this morning, it was just raining here, didn't start to snow until 5:30, so there's a mix of rain and snow on the roads right now, pretty messy mix, and as julie has been saying, earlier in the morning commute, better off you were as
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worse throughout the morning and another look what's. going on. >> gene: already some significant delays and cancellations over at logan. use that fox25 weather app to be up-to-date on school closings, delays, updating on the app and bottom of the screen all morning, most clicked on item on the web page this morning. shiri and sara will be back with the forecast for us in just a couple minutes. this is a special edition of fox25 news. election 2016. >> sara: legs are over easy this morning in manchester, new hampshire and presidential hopeles are making a final push catherine parrotta is live inside the diner in margin this morning, and catherine, you have been talking to people all morning about how they are
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what are they saying? >> catherine: some are saying they are not sure the candidates can follow through and some say they know exactly who they want to vote for. who do you want to vote for? >> hillary. >> catherine: what do you make of the whole thing going into the primary in a couple days? >> number one, i think hillary has the most experience and i think the republicans are about to get her in terms of e-mails in benghazi and i think she up well to that. bernie take on democratic side and once we head down.
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this morning. who are you going to vote for? >> trump. >> gene: obviously we have been having some technical issues here and check back in with catherine parrotta at the red arrow diner in just a few more minutes. 7:37 and as for republicans, last minute change on campaign trail for donald trump, late last night the billionaire added extra stop in new hampshire today. he now plans to appear at the lions club in londonderry and 12:30 this afternoon. and last night he spoke with voters in portsmouth and criticized member of the kennedy family. >> we are not going to use caroline kennedy in japan to talk about cars. she is a very nice person. doesn't mean i want her negotiating with japan. >> gene: trump is if elected he will use business people to negotiate with foreign leaders.
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approach the primary on tuesday. fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti anchoring from the coverage and analysis at 7:00 tonight and monday night and primary night you want to keep it right here on fox25 as we start from the news at 7:00 p.m. and go all the way through until 11:30. also stream it live at myfoxboston.com and on the fox 25 news app. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes and every ten minutes we have seen conditions on the roads getting progressively worse. this is the zakim bridge. we can barely make it out. what we can see are quite a few headlights on the leverett connector and bridge itself. shiri? >> shiri: if you're heading out there right now, these are the conditions they are facing on local roads 95 and 128, it is snow, mass pike it is snow, 190 central massachusetts it is snow cape it is heavy rain, so i will show what you time we make the flip there coming up next. >> gene: after years on the
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>> shiri: deeper shading and franklin, that's where we have some of the. some of the steady snow and gets intense near bridgewater, over to marshfield and rain mixing in, same in plymouth, but the transition is happening because of the heavier bands inland and slight adjustment to the snow total map >> gene: watching the roads and michael henrich live along the pike and commuters tell you,
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conditions out there, michael. >> michael: they are dealing with it best they can and some of them are frustrated about aggressive driving out there, in spite of the condition there and show you how things are going here, snow continues to build up as we have been reporting all morning, saw transition here and rain all the way through now, it is intermittent and estimating two plus inches of snow at this point, we are safely standing in the natick service area, one of the grassy medians here and you can definitely seeing it isn't sticking much to the roadways, but it is on there, moisture there from earlier, moisture building and snow accumulating here at this point in the morning and commuters are certainly taking note. how are commuters?
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but they did a pretty good job of prepping the roads last night. >> michael: massdot taking it seriously and bump off in the crew total throughout the morning. starting at four with more than 1100 crews out and about throughout the commonwealth. now it is totally more than 2100 crews since we first reported, and snow continues to go through the morning commute and we are here to prepare you through the morning commute is if you have to head out the door so you know what's coming. michael henrich, fox25 news. >> sara: of course, shiri and sara will update you on weather conditions all morning long.
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controversial ceo mocks congress he refused to give information, including stephen lynch. on rising prescription drug cost martin pleaded the fifth. he raised price of hiv drug to $13 to $750 per pill. >> that's disgraceful, there's not a lot of shame at the table today, but this is disgraceful. >> sara: he refused to testify because unrelated criminal case . >> gene: town leaders had if kept, connecticut voted in favor of a plan that would allow teachers to carry firearms in the classroom. part of program called faster saves lives. not only would it arm teachers, also provide 24 hours -- 26 hours of violence response training, but some people in town are not in favor of it. >> it is the most ridiculous thing and first and second
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carrying a gun in the classroom. >> gene: fate of program now in the hands of the board education and they will vote on the issue next month. >> julie: it is now 7:46, good friday morning, everyone, and thank you to everyone that's staying home, the roads are dangerous, and we want to keep you safe. two accidents to tell you on 128, one southbound near great plain ave, other northbound at highland avenue. shifting north as you could see by the traffic map, used to seeing solid traffic flows at this time of the commute, and we are so good many of you are staying home, so things can -- everybody can stay safe. here are traffic cameras i have been showing you. almost every single one is snowed out right now, except for our camera in saugus on route 1, so take you out there. big, thick snowflakes falling, beautiful shot if you don't have to be on the roads, but the conditions continuing to be a challenge. over to the live drive times, 14 minutes on route 1 from 128 to
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south from 495 to the leverett connector, 21 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. shiri, it is 7:47 and we are not out of the woods yet. >> shiri: it is going to fall for a bit. heavy rains and snow in place today, and a lot of you are seeing the heavy snow, but for the capes and part of the south shore and south coast, the wind has been intense today and seen one inch rainfall totals coming out of this, and it is 7:30 in the morning, so we got wind something that's going to watch today. gusts at 35 miles per hour, but when we have gusts on top of this heavy wet snow, there's a potential for some power outages i know, my snow reports are not that impressive yet, but sturbridge two and a half inches, natick inch and a half, worcester, dedham, norwood and now new to this list, deerfield, new hampshire, all add one inch, a lot of those are coming off of
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shiri send to me or sarah wroblewski and love to relay those on air. otherwise the big picture, check out all the snow, steadier snow, especially south of the mass pike here and go into southern new hampshire and blast coming out of southern vermont and southwestern new hampshire, watch that for a couple pockets of heavier snow, but the snow is certainly falling at decent clip, brockton, taunton this morning, plymouth seeing a bit of mix, much of the south shore at the beach, at the immediate coastline here and down to the cape, rain continues. timeline on the switchover by 9:00 a.m., we make the change even down to about plymouth, it reaches about the cape cod canal and where you see the heavy rain over the cape and islands, i wouldn't be surprised to see couple snowflakes mixing in with that, 29 in worcester, temperatures don't move very much from there. when temperatures are so close to freezing like that, you get the really soget sticky heavy snow, so it is good for making snowballs, but very dense and heavy for shoveling.
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moderate snow, still got snow coming down area wide and ending toward worcester, nashua by 4:00 p.m. it will end in boston and by 6:00 p.m. it tapers off for the cape and islands and these are the changes i have made. two to four inches in cape and islands and burst of heavy snow there as we get into the afternoon, four to eight inches still stands much of the south shore, north shore, boston, franklin, sudbury, worcester, up to clinton and southern new hampshire. all the way from pepperell, mass into mildford and jaffrey, two to four inches of snow expected today and that is really going to help us chip away a little bit at the big snowfall deficit. i mean we are over a foot short of what we have in boston this pointed in the year and 2 feet shore in worcester. of course, we will not make up that much ground, but sarah wroblewski standing by with images coming in from you guys this morning as the snow continues. >> sarah: one update right now from franklin where this man,
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heading out with second trailer of milk to deliver, nasty out there in franklin, also taking a look at broadway and lynn, not much of anything just yet, that's a great picture showing how the roadways are just so wet and of course getting pictures from you at home who are interested in enjoying the snow falling outside, this is in wilmington coming on down, of course, #penguindays we love that and pavement wet but when you get to the grassy surfaces you're seeing and expect the snow to continue through the early afternoon, winds will also pick up, could cause problems out there, isolated power outages because we are talking about the heavy wet snow, tough to shovel, great for the kids to make some snowmen, but we will see by the afternoon, snow tapering and as it does so, the winds will pick up, could gust as high as 35 miles per hour and bring in the colder air, so by this evening, it will be drying out, but temperatures will be dropping, falling back into the
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and good news is come tomorrow, back into the upper 30s to 40 above average and mix of sun and clouds, more clouds to the north and take look at high temperatures this weekend, we will see temperatures improve a couple degrees by your sunday with some sunshine. there will be a weak front that may bring a few flurries, scattered snow showers to northern new england, high pressure keeps us dry, so looking at quiet conditions, but then things will turn quite unsettled as we head into early next week, we will be watching a system out through the great lakes and also to the south. this one looks as though it may just pass us, but this is the system we will be watching. want to show you the 7-day forecast with weekend always in view because you will see when the system comes around, it could bring us some snow as we head into monday and tuesday and then also linger into wednesday, but until then the weekend looking better than today, and while the coldest conditions for the later part of the week. of course, we will keep you updated with the current conditions right here on fox25. over to you. >> sara: surprising guest in
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allowed a local man t >> sara: a local businessman is caught abusing the well stair system. man that lives in 900,000 newton home was receiving food stamp benefits for more than a year. investigators found he received more than $13,000 in benefits from 2008 to 2009 after reporting an income of $400 a week. experts say fraud is serious problem but one they are getting better at uncovering. >> getting much more sophisticated in the way we use technology. we are getting smarter and so the ability to go updetected is shrinking. >> sara: latest numbers show that welfare fraud up 44% in massachusetts in the past year. >> gene: happening today joseph gordon levitt is hasty pudding man of the year. it is the oldest theatrical
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actors honored in the past include chris pratt and robert deniro and yes, this is a very big deal. >> sara: idol top 24 we had a local girl make it. >> unfortunately you did not make top 24 this time. >> sara: worcester jessica did not make the cut but they both did a great job. >> gene: they should be proud. >> sara: it is a snowy morning for at least most of us, and if you don't see it yet, you better get ready. >> gene: driving camera right now, 93 north in wilmington and
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highways but you could see definitely slick out there, so you want to back up that accelerate and her slow it down just a bit. shiri, only going to intensify. >> shiri: see heavier bands set up and boston steady snow through at least 1:00, 3:00 p.m. it is lighter, by 5:00 p.m. we are in the clear and going something delicious is happening at dunkin'. come in today to get any sandwich for $2.99 after 12:00 p.m.
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>> gene: seeing red on big board at logan, string of cancellations and when the storm plus. >> in you have is enough. say it. >> sara: hot button issue for the democrats on the attack. this is stormtracker weather alert. >> gene: thank you for being with us on fox25 morning news on snowy friday, february 5th, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: big story is, of course, the weather. team updating conditions all morning long. fox25 michael henrich is live in natick along the mass pike where it is really coming down and know in andover where snow is also piling up and julie grauert
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on the road. >> gene: sarah wroblewski and shiri spear are both in this morning. >> shiri: winter weather advisory this afternoon, going with jackpot and winter storm warning until 3:00 p.m. means do not expect the roads to be good-looking until after 3:00 p.m. it is going to be a struggle out there if you're doing any traveling early on this morning. of course, we have that snow that continues to fall north of plymouth, straight up to the boston area, central western mass, but down here continues to be where we are struggling a little bit to fully make the change over to snow. temperatures so close to freezing, so going to keep with the gloppy snow all day where temperatures will sit where they are and not go down a couple degrees, plymouth starting to change over, shifting from the
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transition about the next hour. by 10:00 we have the rain-snow line hitting about the middle cape, and by late-morning it is going to transition even for the cape. the problem is see the deeper shading, that means moderate to heavy snow a possibility, straight through the afternoon, finally 3:00 p.m. drying out in worcester by 4:00 p.m., we are going to dry out in boston and cape and islands it comes to an end as it hit the evening hours, but two to four inches for the cape and islands and also just the little bit higher out into southern new hampshire where we are seeing that steady snow but four to eight remains worcester, boston north and south shore, where we get even the biggest reports and new reports 3.7 inches now in southbridge and, sarah wroblewski, not just the snow but intense rain. >> sarah: dealing with rain all morning long and over an inch of rain before that
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dealing with some very wet conditions out there right now, temperatures are continuing to fall back below freezing and see the snowfall the next several hours, winds picking up over the north, gusting 20 as well as to the cape and islands creating very low visibility out the there, reduced less to a mile portsmouth through lawrence and providence too, boston reporting about a mile visibility, so just take it easy if you have to head out there. day planner does take you through snow through midday into the afternoon and see improvement toward the evening hours, but the tweets and facebook posts, i will show you those coming up and julie grauert has look at roadways. >> julie: i turned on the radar. you will see snow if you head out on the roads. mass state police tweeted this out, restriction on the pike eastbound, went to chicopee, it
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so from weston to the new york lien, speed reduction and restriction of 40 miles per hour i took the radar off to make it a little clearer. 495 southbound still a few lanes closed there because of a truck fire and that's why we are seeing those backups. otherwise things remaining relatively quiet as far as volume is concerned because these are the conditions just about whiteout anywhere you look, chose look at the expressway where you could see the heavy flakes coming down. over to the drive time, 30 minutes eastbound 495 to mass ave, 20 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. sara and gene, back to you. >> sara: all morning long we have seen road crews out there working to keep the roads clear. the pike is no exception, and that's where i find fox25 michael henrich who continues the team coverage live in natick and what a difference, michael, from the first time we saw you
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>> michael: personally i don't like standing out in the rain, i'm standing in real thing and one good note for everyone with a snow day, by the way, this is great snowball snow, pack one up pretty easily, and really important part, safety issue here continues to be how things look out on the roadways. i just spoke with another person who stopped for gas, and she said truthfully it is not all that bad. on regular day you see folks driving over the speed limit, 60, 65, on mass pike here, and today everyone was going a pretty consistent 40. if you take it slow, you should be able to take it where you need to be. sides of the pike on the edging, see the snow sticking a little bit more where i'm standing here on the grassy area of the service area, we have more than two inches of snow already falling.
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continues to develop and we will have another report in 30 minutes, upton dated look what's happening and be able to hear from the woman we just interviewed, edit it and we will continue it to you in 30 minutes live in natick, michael henrich, fox25 news. >> gene: north of boston you're finding the same thing, the snow picking up rapidly and jessica reyes continues the team coverage live in andover. jess, raining at 4:00 this morning, and look now, you're covered. real good idea what the changeover from rain to snow is really like. >> jessica: see whiteout conditions this morning and right now we are just about starting to see trouble on the roads and fine until this point, and look at the crosswalk there, tire tracks there, snow billowing up on the roads this morning, and people are starting
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up until this point seeing wetness on the roads and snow starts to build up and how much the snow is accumulating here and wet slushy snow and still warm relatively speaking for it snowing, just about 30 , so starting to build up here, much more heavily, and getting messier and messier and keep that in mind and it could be getting worse throughout the day live in andover, i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: all morning we have been given you look at commute with the driving camera, and gives you idea what you're facing on the roadways right now the driving camera out there about to turn on to 128 in the woburn area, and you could see right now the highways are not snow covered. they are down to the pavement and they are wet and slick and volume a little bit lighter
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towns have canceled school today, but still want to take it easy out there and make sure don't press on the accelerator too hard and conditions are going to get worse as you go on in the morning and take it easy out there and snow causing trouble in the air today just like on the road, getting worse as morning goes on too. here is what it looks like inside terminal a in logan, people around the flight board to see if they are still taking off on time. the quick answer is probably not we just got off the phone with massport. they tell us right now there are 84 cancellations and 12 delays, most of those flights are two and from new york. the airlines reminding people check with them before you head out the door and airport this morning. from the air to the roads to the rails, we have it covered and take it with you when you leave the house on the fox25 weather app, all of that scrolling on the bottom of the screen as well
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the forecast in just a few minutes. >> sara: final weekend of campaigning before the new hampshire weekend begins and this morning there are two clear front runners. cnn poll gives donald trump a strong lead on the rivals on the republican side. the billionaire has 29% support of likely voters. florida senator marco rubio is in second with 18%, texas senator ted cruz earns 13% and jeb bush and john kasich closely trailing behind cruz. bernie sanders is commanding favorite. the vermont senator has 61% support compared to 30% for hillary clinton. sara: today both senator sanders and hillary clinton will attend campaign events in manchester. last night they faced off in final debate in the new hampshire primary. there are fiery exchanges at unh the candidates battles over income and equality and economic
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which candidate will be able to deliver the promise they are making on the campaign trail. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans, and by the way, who are not all that enamored with the establishment. >> senator sanders is the only person i think would characterize me a woman running to be the first woman president as exemplifying the establishment. >> sara: tomorrow night the leading republican candidates will hold the final debate before the tuesday's primary. that will take place in manchester. and late last night fox25 confirmed a story that you would see on the front page of the paper this morning. massachusetts governor charlie baker will make his presidential pick today. political reporter sharman sacchetti has confirmed that governor baker will endorse new jersey governor chris christie for the republican presidential nomination. governor chris christie was in
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garden. you will want to stay with us all weekend as we approach the primary on tuesday. fox25 political reporter sharman sacchetti is anchoring the coverage from new hampshire primary headquarters in manchester and we got live specials with analysis at 7:00 p.m. tonight and monday. primary night will be with you all night from the start of the news at 5:00 all the way through 11:00 30 p.m. and also stream it live on myfoxboston.com and on the fox25 news app. >> julie: we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes and traffic monitors i have been showing you all morning because visibility continues to get more challenging and even lower. right now saugus route 1 is almost snowed out as well. we have some emergency vehicles down there on the expressway working to make sure things are clear. i will have a look at drive
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first here is shiri. >> shiri: good they are out there and expected they are out there because we have some of the worst travel conditions now through noon time. by 3:00 p.m. things will start lightening up but roads are still going to be messy because snow falling. by 6:00 p.m. in the clear, hour-by-hour timeline next. >> gene: 8:12 this friday morning, man spends thousands of dollars for super bowl tickets that never arrived. how he got the money back. gene: and america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts...
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> shiri: plymouth seeing mixing and carver line closing in on you fast, soon to come for the cape as well and another band of heavy snow to keene and hour-by-hour timeline just minutes away. >> gene: we have been keeping an eye on roads all morning as
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snow. >> sara: right now we are joined on the phone from peter judge of mema. good morning. >> good morning, sara. at this point the heavy snow really didn't come down until a lot of the commute has been completed and hopefully can complete it without major issues at this point. >> gene: keep plows and sanders out there and shiri telling us the heavier snow could be coming down through later this afternoon. >> absolutely. commonwealth has 3,000 of pieces out there and once the commute in this morning, folks could stay off the roads if they possibly could and piece of equipment to get the job done and afternoon commute could be as seamless as this morning.
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as the day goes on later and later into the commute? >> obviously the conditions of the road and big picture we are looking at and heavy wet snow there's always a possibility of widespread power outages and heavy snow sticking to wires and trees and folks losing power in the course of the day and we are monitoring very, very closely. >> gene: we appreciate you taking time out of your busy day. >> gene: >> sara: julie grauert monitoring the roadways. >> julie: people have stayed off the roads and that's why we are seeing traffic flows on our maps, not seeing any red that would be representative of any heavy volume. route 193 south moving along fine, the only red spot is right
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morrissey boulevard where conditions very challenging out there, know coming down pretty hard. here are live drive times, 17 minutes other route 1 from 128 to the tobin and 495 to the leverett connector, 27 minutes on 128 from peabody to weston. shiri spear joining us now and close eye on increasing snow total. >> shiri: and poor visibility area wide and 30 miles per hour gusts meaning it is going to be tough to shovel because it is so dense and also means the power outages something we will have to monitor throughout the day and tends to weigh down the power lines, trees, you know how it goes. southbridge almost four inches of snow auburn two and a half, sturbridge two and a half, framingham two, one and a half
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new hampshire with inch of snow and reports there may have been thunderstorm in dedham and norwood, wondering if that came from the brockton area, heavier snow out that way, and i would expect the spots were possibly rumble of thunder in new bedford where we have mixing happening and steadier precipitation and comes closer, it is actually going to peak the intensity of the rain and snow as we hit late-morning, so future cast i have rain-snow line portions of the upper cape, temperatures hovering in the upper spots and snow will stay sticky and not going to change consistency, and noon time widespread moderate to heavy snow and 3:00 p.m. it is really starting to ease up out of here by 6:00 through the outer cape, so expected snow totals two to four because of
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islands, but brockton, danvers and right now sara and i are discussing the possibility of pulling the four to eight inch span all the way to the sea coast of new hampshire in sports sports -- spots in southern new hampshire and i will have closer look at changes issues. >> sarah: winter storm across the area and talking about it all morning through 3:00 p.m. and east of 93, southeastern new hampshire, there's a winner storm warning that has been issued, that's why we are thinking about moving the band up a little bit, that goes until about 1:00. you know, we have been talking about the type of snow that's out there, temperatures borderline near the freezing mark, so get inch of rain it equals how much snow, if it is really cold you get the fluff factor, get up to 20 inches of snow, not happening with this snow. freezing mark, get ten inches. temperatures today in the mid-30s, so that's why we are thinking some of the max spots anywhere six to eight inches of
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temperatures above freezing, yes it is snowing, and it is coming down pretty hard. still raining across the cape and islands, but we will continue to watch the trend toward snow as we head through the afternoon. noticing temperatures in boston 33 but the wind chill in mid-20s, so thinking about heading outdoors trying to move some of the slop out there, bundle up, temperatures not going to budge too much, but there's good news, by six, 7:00, it is going to taper and drying conditions, but really cold conditions too. winds out of the northwest quite gusty today are going to draw the cold air, so temperatures tonight back into the teens, 20s at the coast, could allow for slippery conditions, so this weekend we have good news at least, warm back up, temperatures upper 30s to low 40s as we take a look at 7-day forecast with the weekend always in view, pretty quiet too but tracking couple systems that may brush us with snow monday into tuesday but the cold weather really returns by thursday. there's latest look at the
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it barreled down empty parking lot. someone starts to chase after it but when hits wall and starts doing doughnuts, the person runs away, slipped, came to rest on side. >> sara: what was he going to do? run right over and smash him. >> julie: if he actually thought about it he wouldn't have gone anywhere close. sara: man tries to protect himself for buying texts to the super bowl but he is still scammed. he went to craigslist after finding processing fees on other sites for hundreds of dollars of ticket. he paid and used protected pay pal but when the mail came, he only got an empty envelope. contacted denver police who tracked the scammer to kansas and because he used pay pal protected he will be reimbursed
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>> julie: small victory there. >> sara: he was depressed he couldn't go to the game. >> shiri: live look in natick off the mass pike and we have got the heavier snow, big fat
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>> gene: slow down as continues to fall and live look at driving camera and 128 south in the weston area working its way down to the intersection with pike, so you could see the roadways are slow, snow starting to accumulate, see in breakdown lane that it is a big problem over there on the right-hand side, so it starts to accumulate on the side of the road, accumulate on travel lanes, which means driving conditions going to get worse and anything good day for snowman and pretty good, making snow out of this particular snowfall so far today. >> sara: great day to have the day off from school.
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february 5th, and thank you for joining us. gene: talked about the closings and delays at the bottom of the screen and at myfoxboston.com and we do have a team of reporters covering all of this for us, michael henrich along the pike in natick checking conditions there, we got jessica reyes north in andover this morning. julie grauert with drive times and so far so good but that's changing too. first we check with meteorologist sarah wroblewski and, shiri spear, both in the stormtracker weather center with look at what we are seeing and what the heaviest bands of snow is right now. >> shiri: absolutely right, gene, the snowball making factor is amazing, and how much and when is it over? we got a storm warning goes all the way until 3:00 p.m. in the boston area until one . for the sea coast of new hampshire. don't expect it to get any better until we hit that timeframe. as for the potential of heavy snow out there as we speak right
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now, mostly going to zoom into locations for you here, but the temperatures are really what's creating that good snowball making snow. look at rain-snow line all the way down to sandwich, plymouth making changeover, new bedford making changeover to snow as well, boston 34 with snow showers in place and 32 in nashua and temperatures will continue to drop over the cape and islands which is why we see the flip. 10:00 reaching the upper cape and things will be a little slow going for making that transition out that way and nantucket, still seeing rain, we have snow, it is a heavy snow and last until 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., out across the outer cape and four to eight inches in sea coast of new hampshire, down to the plymouth area now. let's get you over to sarah
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rain, fog out there, makes for a mess. >> sarah: tracking all morning long and places like worcester reporting less than quarter mile of visibility, down to less than a mile from boston to bedford, autopsy to lawrence to portsmouth, beverly, plymouth and take it easy if you have to go out, the viewer reports are awesome, thank you so much for sending them in. this one showing the hingham harbor, not much way in roslindale and low visibility and we got the snow, rain, winds, gusting over 30 in places like hyannis and gusty throughout the day today, and temperatures continue to fall through lunch hour with the snow coming down heavy at times. by the afternoon seeing improvement west to east and by the evening we dry out but temperatures drop and talk about icy conditions overnight and look at weekend forecast in few minutes but let's get check of traffic with julie. how are things going now?
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light because visibility is challenging. on map really difficult traffic slow seeing right now is on the expressway right around morrissey boulevard. otherwise spot and he slow on 128 approaching the pike. we are receiving the first report right now on hammond street in waltham, fallen power cables and this is going to be the first of many because the snow is wet and heavy as they have been telling us. visibility, and windshield wipers on traffic cameras and that is how hard it is to see out there, 15 minutes route 3228 to the split, 20 minutes on 128 northbound to university avenue to the weston tolls, 18 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike will be watching this through 10:00 a.m. to you sara. >> sara: in andover it is really coming down right now. fox25 jessica reyes is there,
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it looks worse out there. >> jessica: continues to get worse and slushy snow that's falling and continues to get worse and as you said, schools across the merrimac valley are closed this morning, we know andover schools are closed, billerica schools are closed and lawrence schools are closed just to name a few and give you idea of wet slushy kind of snow. this is what we are dealing with right here, you can see it is very wet. again, very, very slushy and what we are seeing on the roads as well. take look at roads here at crosswalk, you can see, you know, last time we saw you guys, had not accumulated so much and see some of the tire tracks through the snow here this morning, and some of the footprints as well, and when we first got out here, roads are really just wet, and snow continues to fall, continues to build up slushy mess, and we are starting to see people drive a little bit more slowly heeding the warnings of meteorologist as they have been saying, this has been getting worse and worse throughout the morning, and people do seem to be listening. we will have another look at
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another look at the roads coming up at 9:00, live here in andover, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: it is really starting to come down now. michael henrich is out along the mass pike and you told us, this is prime snowball making snow that we have out here right now. very sticky stuff. >> michael: it is the best snow for snowball making and put together a snowman, not that i wasn't focusing on the report, but this is perfect snow for making a snowman. if you have to be on the road, it is not quite as fun. i got off the phone with massdot spokesperson and she wanted to stretch weston all the way west to the mass pike to the new york border, the speed limit has been reduced for safety reasons to 40 miles per hour. another interesting note out of
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they are looking at 3,000 pieces of snow removal and road treatment equipment out on the commonwealth roadways. that's an updated number. it has gone up about 800 since my last report about a half hour ago and just for added perspective, talking about 3,000 pieces of equipment, max response 4,000, so bringing out big dogs. something computers i spoke with saying they are being careful on the roadways. normally traffic, how fast are people going? >> 40 i would say. everyone seems to be going at pretty steady rate and haven't seen many problems. >> michael: close eye on things at the pike and safely at the natick service area, on grassy area, don't want anybody to worry about grassy areas and
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roads, we want you to have fun. >> gene: from the roads to the significant delays and cancellations over at logan, so check with the airline before heading out. using fox25 weather app school closings and delays updated on the app and bottom of the screen throughout the morning. >> sara: democrats feeling the spotlight this morning as bernie sanders and hillary clinton go on the attack last night during the latest debate. both traded jabs about campaign finance and their healthcare plans. fox25 catherine parrotta is live in manchester, new hampshire inside the famous red arrow diner, and politics are always top of mind there, catherine. >> catherine: we heard range of opinions, some people tell us they are sick of the ads, some
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this morning i'm here with bill. who are you supporting? >> i'm supporting carly fiorina. >> catherine: what do you like about her? >> back in june, gives straightforward answers, and answers to the questions haven't changed since june. you know, she sticks to her guns and really like what she has to say. >> catherine: people may be at the front of the pack. what do you think about carlie's chances? >> she will surprise everybody come tuesday. people getting attention throwing around a lot of money and that's what gets attention. >> catherine: thank you very much. bill is about to volunteer for her and live report coming up around 9:30. for now live here at red arrow diner, catherine parrotta, fox25 news. >> gene: last minute change on
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decided to add extra stop in new hampshire today. the republican will appear at lion's club in londonderry at 12:30. last night he spoke with voters in portsmouth and criticized member of the kennedy family. >> we are not going to use caroline kennedy in japan to talk about cars. she is a nice person. doesn't mean i want her negotiating with japan. >> gene: 2013 president obama picked kennedy to be ambassador to japan and trump says he will use business men for negotiating with foreign countries. gene: we have got live special with analysis at 7:00 tonight and then again on monday and that takes us to primary night on and starting news at 5:00 p.m. all the way to 11:30 and stream it live on
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fox25 news app. gene: two massachusetts native hoping to make it to the top cut but only one made it and celebrating a very big honor. >> sara: man on welfare fraud while living in $900,000 home and how he was able to get thousands of dollars in food stamps. >> julie: 15 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike, volume light because the roads are snow covered. shiri? >> shiri: everywhere except the cape, snow heavy in spots, timeline on that minutes away, but first borne firefighters were routine call quickly turned into the rescue of brother police officer in in this week's firehouse friday. >> reporter: fatality and multiple rescue including heroic act that saved a police
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>> february 5th, 2015, we had unusual call in the town of borne, shooting where police was shot. came in initially as car fire on the road from the condo unit and went to try to put the fire out and realized there was dangers in the area. police went up and started working on that and officer was shot, went to the scene and secure and get closer to mcdonald and ambulance went cold train and we went up and carried him up and med-flighted them off. community really rallied. pick the bravest acts of borne was represented to the officer shooting. our firefighter paramedics that responded that day did a fantastic job like on every call and went above and beyond and they were recognized by the
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m.i.t. and it was great because they really did a great job for the citizens and they do that everyday. >> want us to recognize a fire department for keeping a co the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. the presidents' day sales event is on now at your new england ford dealers. save big on america's best-selling trucks for 39 straight years. now with additional presidents' day bonus cash... get up to $7,050 total savings on the history-making f-150... the future of tough. and super duty, the rougher the going, the tougher the truck. hurry in for up to $7,050 total savings...on ford f-series... or lease f-150 for just $249 a month...just $249... at your new england ford dealers
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little bit of a mix as you head out toward sandwich, still mostly rain, continuing to track the heavy bands with team coverage this morning. >> sara: town leaders in kent, connecticut would allow teachers to carry firearms in the classroom and part of a program called faster saves lives. not only arm teachers it would arm 24 hours of violence response training but some people in town are not in favor of it. >> now tell children, first graders and second graders i'm carrying a gun in this classroom? >> sara: kent only 45 minutes from newtown where three years ago 20 children and six adults were gunned down in sandy hook elementary school and they will vote on the issue next month.
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in all female student housing facility at carmen university in tennessee and man was living with the female student but didn't know how long and man violated the sex offender act because he was within 1,000 feet of child daycare center and public park. >> sara: local businessman caught abusing the state's welfare system. man that lives in $900,000 newton home was receiving food stamp benefits for more than a year. investigators found he received more than $13,000 benefits from 2008 to 2009 after reporting income of $400 a week. experts say fraud is serious problem but one they are getting better at uncovering. >> julie: 8:47 and watching challenging conditions on the road. overall volume thankfully has been light all morning. orange, yellow, traffic flows
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and up to the braintree split. 24, 95 look okay. expressway is moving along at a decent pace when i say decent, i mean you're going a lot slower than usual because they are conditions out there nearly whiteout in some areas because the snow is coming down very heavily. over to the live drive times 17 minutes 228 to the split and 19 minutes 104 to 128. 23 minutes on 95 as you approach 128. you saw those live traffic cameras and thought oh, maybe i can head out in five or ten minutes. not the case, shiri. hours. >> shiri: sometimes we encourage you to wait it out, not this time. i want to zoom into the rain-snow line which we came in
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this was way out near 495 and as expected boston making change between five and six this morning, over to snow, rain-snow line kind of wavering very close to the cape cod canal, getting some of the our first snow reports this morning, two inches foxborough, walpole and inch in sharon, 2.3 in medway and reports of inch in lunenburg, came in couple hours ago and clinton inch auburn almost two inches of snow, north reading an inch, worcester an inch and lexington one and a half. of course, sarah wroblewski and i will be on facebook and twitter all morning long. don't be shy, we want to share your report, rain-snow line inching toward the upper cape and temperature 32 in boston, stigot a steady snow all the way through lunchtime today, and temperatures are still teetering right around freezing, going to be conducive to sloppy, wet, dense, heavy snow all day long. 3:00 p.m. i see snow winding
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wind down between around 4:00 in boston, 6:00 in the cape, two to four inches for the cape and islands and lesser amounts because of that later changeover for much of the south shore up into the boston area, bridgewater, brockton, boston up to danvers, sudbury over to worcester and clinton and now for areas like derry, effing and new hampshire, four to eight inches of snow expected as you move further inland to jaffrey, keene, huge snowfall deficit this year, over a foot in boston, 2 feet in worcester, not going to make up that much ground today but going to see a period where the snow stays pretty messy until early afternoon. travel carefully out there today, remember, it is going to be dense and heavy when you go to shovel it. over to sarah wroblewski now because a lot more than the snow we are getting fabulous photos. >> sarah: what about this, video right now in natick,
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snow is for snow making, we will get that. we have been loving the viewer pictures reports, this is not going to be fun to shovel today, fun to build snowmen but not so much as we continue through the day. really snowing there and don't forget to put the location as well and roadways uxbridge, getting nasty, not wanting to drive and looking pretty messy as well and good for the kids. winds also going to be an issue today, isolated power outages, power outage map has just updated, so throughout the day today, temperatures climbing not too much, staying in the 30s actually dropping as we head to the overnight hours, could be icy in spots so the 7-day forecast does show that we move back into the teens, could see slippery conditions, weekend looking okay, climbing into the upper 30s saturday, 40 sunday and then by early next week, watch potential of storm to
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that coming up in the next half hour. sara, over to you. >> sara: snow won't slow down celebration. emmy winning actor is about to parade through town. >> daniel: we are days from the super bowl and big ads are going viral online. coming up we will have a look at favorite and one ad they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's riggedt by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy
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clint eastwood, robert dinitro and chris pratt. >> sara: weston's own made it to top 24 but not all the local girls were as lucky. >> unfortunately you did not make the top 24 this time. >> sara: worcester's jessica cabral did not make the cut and they sent her home last night. she made it this far and great honor. >> gene: remarkable honor. next trouble at logan and tracking dozens of cancellations where the storm about to spread through the entire flight path in and out of logan airport. >> sara: is it andover or a snow globe? there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going
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>> julie: team coverage from the roads to the sky and impact on the first real snowfall we have had on workday so far this season. weekend. sneak peek of super bowl commercials everyone will be talking about by monday. this is a fox25 stormtracker weather alert. >> sara: >> julie: team updating conditions all morning. michael henrich live in natick among the mass pike where it is really coming down. jessica reyes tracking snow in andover where it is piling up. >> daniel: first sarah wroblewski and shiri spear are both in the stormtracker weather center this morning and adjusted
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