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as gene said a bitter cold start to the day not breaking any records this morning, but it is cold out there. meteorologist shiri spear joins us in the fox25 storm tracker weather center to time out today's warm-up. and shiri, you are bringing snow back by tonight. >> reporter: i have snow back tonight and for gene, april tonight and for gene, april-like temperatures for tomorrow. and we are kind of going up and down in a lot of ways here. 6 in boston and 7 below in bedford this morning. wild range in temperatures. 2 below portsmouth, new hampshire. 2 beflow weymouth. and 6 and and. not as cold as yesterday but a frigid start. by 7:00 this morning, temperatures exactly where they stand right now. notice we have morning sunshine and afternoon clouds. at noontime today, still partly sunny out there but at noontime 7 in worcester. at about 19 in boston. points south into the 20s and for the evening dry for the evening drive home from work at 5 p.m., i have 20s on the map and a hint of snow out there and snow will start filling in as we hit the
24 to 30 degrees for highs today. cold, sunny starts. and snow moving in by the evening commute. a winter weather advise three goes into effect overnight tonight and i am going to talk to minor snow and ice before the downpour coming up in a few the downpour coming up in a few. send you over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic and, of course, a nice easy tort staff our monday morning. >> julie: nice and easy at this early hour 5:00. route 391 south moving along fine. pike wide open through framingham through the newton area and the allston/brighton tolls where things through brighton nice and light. 23 minutes on the pike from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 23 minutes from 495 to the leverett connector. gene and sara, back to you. we have breaking news right now in worcester. part of a triple decker has collapsed after a fire. >> and when fire fighters arrived, heavy flames were already shooting through the roof. fox25's catherine parrotta is live. and catherine, this weather
fighters. >> reporter: it is always a challenge to fight fires when temperatures are so incredibly low like they are right now. slipping and falling for the fire fighters but today, they had to contend with frozen gear. step out of the way to look at the scene. at least what you can make out from. it is still dark it is still dark and the front of that building is still charred kind of blending together right now. what you might be able to see fire apparatus in the street and you might also see smoke rising into the sky right now, and you might also be able to hear from time to time fire fighters putting water on flames of the building. this is a photo from the scene. and flames on photo and what fire fighters saw on the scene. take a look at this video. video of the fire from overnight. the address is 18 preston street. this is a triple decker but only the first floor apartment was occupied and that person did make it out okay.
fire fighters. they can only fight it from the partially collapsed. they also to deal with frozen hydrants and frozen gear. they saw another fire earlier in the night. no fire fighters were injured. as we come out live, i don't know if our photographer will be able to see the street here because gives you an idea of how treacherous the street is with fire fighters walking around here. the street practically looks like an ice-skating rink. if you come back up, you might be able to see them blasting them with water and you can see a flash light every now and then. this is what they are dealing with right now on the scene. our crew was here overnight and was able to speak with the deputy fire chief. we will go through that interview now and more information at 5:30. live from worcester, catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news. as we just mentioned, fire fighters had trouble with freezing gear on preston street. they said because they had already been using out in the cold to fight this fire early in the evening. started at the duplex on henry
drews were able to knock down the flames without anyone getting hurt. we reached out to fire investigators but still no word of a cause. fire fighters in weymouth are stretched to the limit by three different house fires. all happened around 6:00. one fire caused significant damage a home on arnold road damage a home on arnold roadcrew from seven neighboring towns were called in because weymouth police officers were responding to two others. in revere hoping a warm-lup give them a chance to fix the city's floodgate. fox25's michael henrich live from arcadia street. and michael, neighbors say sub zero temperatures turn their driveways into ice rinks. >> a big, big problem here in this particular neighborhood in revere. we are standing on we are stand ago on arcadia street where someone tweet immediate. a resident tweeted me saying most of this salt that we saw has effectively melted the ice
night into the overnight hours. the damage to their front yards is already done. this is ice from noseen-over seawater that shouldn't be here. this ice sheet goes up all the way to the edge and the foundation and the base of several hours along arcadia street and several roads here in revere. we are told by councilman john powers that the flood gates. that the city spent, the town spent $1 million seven years ago to improve and froze open allowing the seawater to pour into the neighborhood and cause so many problems in the roads, in the driveways and on the yards. power says this is something he is going to look closely at because he doesn't want to get these panicked calls again. >> i get the calls at 6:00 in the morning. and that shouldn't be happening. not today. i don't mind addressing the calls and getting them
shouldn't have that way. >> reporter: he plans to talk to the town engineer tomorrow to see what kind of long-term fixes there are. right now the gate is closed. the flood gate is closed but as residents around here say, the damage has been done and many try go any. >> wrpd this morning. we will try to, of course, they plan to do. live in revere, michael henrich live in revere, michael 5:06 this morning. a hundred homes and businesses remain without power in the city of boston this morning. eversource crews have been working through the night to repair damage caused by equipment failures. our cameras caught a crew working on a transformer in east boston early this morning. another one on the north end. both failures caused small underground fires. we are keeping an eye on the mbta this morning as temperatures still hang around zero. take a look at these trains on the orange line track. yesterday the t was delayed much of the day as crews used
trains got backed up on the red line. crews worked quickly to fix a broken rail at the quincy adams start. the mbta ran on a saturday schedule today because of the holiday. this morning, a few weather related delays and cancellations. most of the cancelled flights are heading together carolinas. dozens of flights delayed because of frozen ground equipment and shortage of employees. jet blue was the hardest hit area and apologized on twitter for the delays. julie grauert keeping an eye on the roads and the rails for us throughout the morning. the city of lowell will close a warming center this morning as the temperatures start to warm up. the city opened the station inside the lowell senior center for anyone needing a warm place to stay during the record cold. 55 people stayed there saturday night. people can call the city's information like at 211 to find other options. and we have already sent a weather alert this morning about the winter weather advisory that takes effects at 1:00 this afternoon. make sure you have the latest weather updates for our area on
the most up-to-date information including temperatures, forecast and radar. shiri will be back in just a few minutes with the newest and latest forecast. the scene of one of the deadliest local fires will soon be a memorial site. yesterday marked 13 years since the station nightclub fire in west warwick, rhode island. a permanent memorial is under construction of the site 2003 fire. 100 people died in the perlz of the bandit the band great white. they used pyrotechnics that they did not have a permit for and set the building on fire. they raised 1.2 million of their $2 million goal. they to have a memorial done. a fire fighter is accused of touching his 16-year-old babysitter. veteran fire fighter shawn bodawich is accused of coming home one late night and getting in bed with the teenager.
time he touched her. shrewsbury residents are wait shrewsbury residents are waiting for all the facts before they make a judgement. >> i understand a traumatic situation for a lot of people but in addition to that, it is sometimes -- very rarely, but sometimes not true. so i always step back, white until all the evidence is in. >> the fire fighter also. prior education in local schools. he was not arrested and will be arraigned tomorrow morning on indecent assault charges. family members and friends of a central massachusetts man will resume searching the area -- resume searching that is the area around faneuil hall. 22-year-old zack marr of harvard was last seen outside the bellingham tavern. he walked outside to smoke but was not allows. he texted her from outside and when she went to get him, he was gone. >> i know it is freezing out. every single time -- every time
think about is he is in the cold. >> gene: dozens of surveillance cameras in the faneuil hall area and boston police have released some images from the night zack disappeared. despite having a beard in his facebook profile, family members say he is clean-shaven. happening today, a wake will be held for the local teacher killed in a freak accident. 35-year-old caitlyn corvett was killed friday morning on her way to work. the 200-pound manhole cover went airborne. she was an art teacher at glover elementary school in milton and an avid runner. her friends cannot believe that she is gone. >> still haven't soaked in a little bit. like she was laughing. she had one of those laughs that she could bottle it up and sell it on the street and make money because it was so awesome money because it was so awesome. >> her funeral will be tomorrow and this morning her death is under investigation.
mass dot checked more than 900 similar man hole covers or grates. former mayor ray flynn is recovering from emergency heart surgery. they planted a defibrillator in the 76-year-old. flynn was diagnosed with an irregular heart issue. he passed out and ended up hit he passed out and ended up hitting a neighbor house. we check weather and ten minutes. easy ten minutes from 495 to andover down to the zakim bridge. roads should be -- it is cold out there, but we aren't expecting to see a lot of ice, shiri. >> because no melting bitter cold what we are face bitter cold what we are facing this morning but hold off on any kind of ice or rain or hit tonight. so i am going to take you hour by hour for that changing type of precipitation coming up in just minutes. it is now 5 :11 this morning. one community dealing with yet another water main break. the second time it has happened
shift is not included for subway drivers after march 19. the t has not voted to cut the service but is under consideration because of problems. select buses and train also run until 2 a.m. on saturday and sunday morning. a 21-year-old man is arrested for threatening to blow up a local hospital. brockton police say this man assaulted a hospital worker at the signature health care hospital. he was being treated for an injury on saturday night, and according to the enterprise, he attempted to throw blood at the nurses helping him and threatened to blow up the hospital. the man claims to be a saudi arabian national but they have not confirmed that yet. 5:15, confusing and conflicting report of the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. fox 25's daniel miller joins us with the investigation as speculation who will replace scalia reaches the bay state. good morning. >> daniel: good morning. scalia's family has decided no autopsy on the supreme court justice. the 79-year-old died in his
texas over the weekend. a government source said scalia went to bed friday night and was found unresponsive saturday morning by the ranch's owner. according to the "washington post", the justice of the peace pronounced scalia dead with natural causes without seeing his body and decided not to order annum order an autopsy. no signs of foul play. meanwhile, former governor deval patrick's name is on the short list of nominees. he served in the justice department during president bill clinton's administration. patrick is also a close friend of president obama. he is considered for appointments before. patrick haven't commented this morning on the rumors and unclear if he would be interested for a spot on the bench. justice scalia's body will be moved to washington d.c. later today. his replacement is a hot topic wrong the 2016 presidential candidates.
in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25. good monday morning, everyone. 5:17. help you recovered from the sugar comas. if today you want to warm up your car, because could you cause damage your car. and it is just painfully cold out there. but you are moving fine along the expressway. 128 northbound and southbound also looking good. 93 south and route 1 wide open. take to you a live look at the zakim where moving along fine on the zakim bridge and the leverett connector. live drive times. 23 minutes on pike from 495 to mass avenue. 19 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 22 minutes on 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now. shiri, we are not breaking any records, but -- but it is still painfully cold out there. >> shiri: you kind of freezing where your eyeballs are kind of cold but temperatures are 10 degrees warmer than they were
temperatures below zero in most spots 37 weather threat over the neck 24 hours, ice and snow changing over to rain. heavy rain at that fog. and even if i had a swap there, it would go to winds that will be increasing tomorrow as well. 6 degrees in boston right now. look at all these negative numbers from manchester to lawrence at 3 below. worcester at 2 below. same in portsmouth. 5 below in norwood and 6 below in plymouth. that means we will start with the sunshine before we come into play. temperatures coming into the upper 20s. spots like boston, norwood, beth, lawrence and beverly had 27. fitchburg. 24 in worcester. 25 in keene. even 30 in chatham this afternoon. and tonight, we start pulling in some of that winter weather. now here is 495. anything to the east of that aets could be to an inch of snow. to the north and west 1 to 3 inches of snow.
the rain starts over tomorrow and we may not see that full-on rain without the freezing rain element take over until we hit just after the morning commute. definitely a slow going tuesday morning drive. this is the time today though. the area. by 6:00 this evening, we have snow on the map, especially out across western massachusetts, central massachusetts, i expect we could even get a couple of flakes near boston. by 7 p.m., everybody has that chance for know. increases here at 7 multi-family. will see rain work its way to the south. by 1:00 in the morning boston is making the transition from a wintry mix to just plain rain, guys. takes longer to the north. by early tomorrow morning, spots like worcester, fitchburg and southern new hampshire could be close enough to freeze could be close enough to freezing to deal with ice there. closer to the coast, it will just be rain, patchy showers continue all day long. by noontime, we are going to be nice and southern new hampshire
it will be windy especially along the coast to the cape where we could get gusts as high as 50 miles per hour, and then 5 p.m., tomorrow evening, we will null more downpours and along with the heavy, heavy rain will have some fog. fog will be a major issue tomorrow expecting dense fog. pretty widespread here for your tuesday afternoon. high temperatures tomorrow which will help contribute to that fog factor. temperatures are going to be in the 50s. so seven-day forecast, i will go up to 52 tomorrow. still 45 on wednesday with rain or snow shower. by thursday, dry and 39. upper 30s on friday with late snow. and highs in the upper 40s. a mix on saturday followed by dry conditions on sunday. back over to you, sara. all right, shiri. dozens of people stranded for hours high in the air. still ahead, the problem that stopped this lift at a ski resort halfway up the mountain and why it is still not open this morning.
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40 to 50 vehicles were involved, but they were spread out over a two-mile stretch. police are investigating what caused the crash but say there was some snow in the area. a number of people were hurt. the most serious was a broken leg. a new hampshire town celebrating their 100th winter carnival goes head to head with an animal rights organization over a so-called greased pig contest. the contest was held in newport, new hampshire decades ago and they wanted to bring it back. peta got wind of it, but they protested but newport's only involved a man in a pig costume involved a man in a pig costume. no animal were used. they said peta should have asked before getting angry and peta said a good news for pigs. >> julie: not for pig costumes >> julie: not for pig costumes, but pigs are okay. >> gene: a twist in the old tradition. everybody knows that dog is man's best friend. but doggy can be man's best
meet johnle -- noodle is not a writer for the bark post, but john is. and best friends forever and posted their picture on the when site. john adopted noodles a month ago from a shelter. love at first sight. he says he is single and noodle knew how to pose to they had a little fun with it. how romantic. a cheap date. noodles -- >> gene: the name, him and the dog -- everything else was all right. we often see polar bears in the snow but not often we get to see the first glimpse of it. the toronto zoo is giving us a chance. a 3-month-old cub walking out? the know for a very first time. a little apprehensive. what is this? okay, this is all right. a sweet moment because the little cub is kept in the maternity den. and viewable for the public. first-time snow for the polar bear.
know that he is stuck there forever now. >> gene: and a soda commercial in the future. >> julie: coke son the line. shiri, this is polar bear weather out here. >> shiri: normally human weather. this is so new england. yesterday our high was 12 degrees. we are almost doubling it today with a high of 28. we are almost doubling it tomorrow with highs in the 50s, guys. i will take you through the changes hour by hour because they go from snow to freezing frame. we'll be right back and a missing man vanishes in record low temperatures. happening today, the steps his
new england's coverage continues right now in is the fox25 morning news. live in boston this morning. the next 24 hours brings a real mix of real weather. bitter cold right now that makes way for snow and then freezing rain, rain and then a warm-up. beautiful. >> gene: a little bit of everything. i was out in the city on saturday night and i never was as cold as -- it was >> sara: brutal. you feel like you are living in another part of the world. >> gene: arctic, shiri, like
and nowhere to go to hide and -- i am sorry, i think you get the point. >> shiri: coldest it has been in 5 years. 1957 was the last time it was that cold on a sunday morning. yes an arctic blast and it was colder here than it was in alaska. winds that aren't nearly as strong as they were yesterday which means will not focus on wind chills. i am doing straight-up temperatures. 13 below in barre. 2 below in leominster. 10 below in hollis, new hampshire. boston itself at 6 boston itself at 6., so not quite as chilly but sub zero temperatures straight down to the south shore. by noon, 19 degrees win creasing clouds. it will turn cloudy at 3 p.m. at 25. and 7:00 this evening. here comes the first of the snow. take you through the snow accumulations -- minor know accumulations. over to julie grauert with live drive time traffic this morning drive time traffic this morning. julie, are they having issues. >> julie: they are trying to prevent issues.
top to shield the trains from freezing conditions, the subway trains were stored in the tunnels all night long. they are doing the best they can to keep them warm for you. t is operating on a holiday scheduled because of the president's day holiday. on the roads on the roads things are looking good. the expressway moving along at a see r decent clip. here is the live drive times. from 128 to the tobin. 23 minutes on 93 south to the leverett connector. eight minutes on the expressway to the braintree split. sara and gene, back to you. developing this morning, family members and friends of a missing massachusetts man will resume their search. fox25's jessica reyes is live from bellingham this morning where the 22-year-old man was last seen. the man spent the weekend missing the cold with no coat. >> reporter: he had, sweater, wearing just a sweater and jeans, we understand.
are beside themselves understandably so. and we understand they are back here canvassing the area along faneuil hall with missing post faneuil hall with missing posters. last seen outside this bar, the bellingham tavern when he stepped outside to have a significance ket and not been seen or heard from for more than 48 hours now. his name is zack mar r. police got these surveillance photos of him around the time he was last seen around 1 a.m. saturday morning. he is 22-year-old from harvard and friends said he was not wearing a coat when he stepped outside on this bitter cold weekend. his cousin amanda was one of the last to see him. the group they were with searched they are searched this entire area right after he went missing and found no track of him. >> he texted me and i went outside. he sent me another message saying they are not letting me back in. let's leave. >> reporter: this is the recent photo of zack.
dark hair and blue eyes and last seen wearing a long last seen wearing a long-sleeved black button-up with a gray sweater. his father said he has been going through a lot lately with the passing of his grandmother and other things in his personal life and hearing from him coming up in just one hour about that. live in boston, jessica reyes, fox25 news. we have breaking news worcester this morning where a triple decker has been destroyed in a fire. >> it happened less than four hours ago and crews are still on the scene. fox25 catherine parrotta is live on preston street getting updates from authorities as they investigate this. catherine? >> reporter: good morning. one of the things that one of those officials told us overnight is that the big issue here this morning is dealing with these freezing temperatures and some of the problems that can cause. i want to give you a look at that. first of all, start here. look at the house and also if we just pan down a limb bit you can see the street as well and how slicked over that is with
a problem with fire fighters. getting to the building, a better look at it and you can see how damaged it has been with the fire. still smoke coming out of this building as well, and you can see the fire fighters have managed to get the flames out. they managed to get this fire under control and they are just dealing with hot spots right now. give you a look at this photo posted on a twitter site by first responders and you can see the flames in the photo. that is what fire fighters were dealing with when they first arrived on the scene. take a look at this video captured by our crew and this shows the fire overnight. treat. this is a triple decker. only the first floor apartment was occupied. that person did make it out safely, but this fire was certainly a challenge for fire fighter fire fighters. outside. they also had a-to-deal with extreme cold. here is what the deputy chief had to say about that. >> everything slowing.
getting the lines in places slower. obviously we had some issues with freezing temperatures freezing up our equipment. not so much to -- there is a not so much to -- there is a if the equipment gets frozen up real quick. especially this fire because most of these companies came from the fire before this and didn't have a chance to thaw out before they got here. >> reporter: a long night for fire fighters to be sure, and in addition to that fire that they dealt with before coming to preston street, there was one earlier in the night. the three fires in one night for worcester fire fighters to deal with. and you can see right here live, they are still on the scene. although once again they have managed to put those flames out. and very, very challenging situation for them as they were here overnight. so, again, you heard from the deputy chief there. i will continue to listen to his interview and will bring you more from him throughout the morning. live in worcester. catherine parrotta, fox25 morning news.
fire fighters had trouble with freezing gear because they have already been using out in the cold to fight this fire early this morning. it started that the duplex around henry street at 9:30. crews knocked down the flames without getting anybody hurt. we reached out to fire investigators but no word on the cause of that fire. this morning, investigate this morning, investigators in fall river are trying to determine the cause of a deadly flyer. a building on easton avenue caught fire. one man was trapped in the third floor but could not escape. neighbors heard a loud neighbors heard a loud blast and fast-moving flames caused several windows to explode. one fire fighter was hurt when he fell on a patch of ice. this morning, city workers in revere are hoping a warm-up this week will give them a chance to fix the city's flood chance to fix the city's floodgates. only fox25 was in the neighborhood and got this video where conditions were at theirs worse. froze open on friday and pushed seawater down the street.
>> all our cars had to be moved and the tires were frozen in the water. and happy valentine's, right. >> sara: . >> sara: seven years ago they spent more than a $million to triple size of the catch basin. the city engineer plans to address the floodgate when they open tomorrow and will be following up this morning live in revere. 5:37 this morning. 1 100 homes and businesses remain without power in boston. eversource crews have been working through the night to repair the damage caused by equipment failures. our cameras spotted this crew working on. another transformer failed in the north end last night. both failures caused small underground fires. we are keeping an eye on the mbta this morning as temperatures still hang around zero degrees. take a look at the flames on the orange line tracks and the assembly t station. the t was delayed much of the day as crews used kerosene to clean up the rails. trains are backed up on the red line.
up the rail on the quincy adams stop. the mbta run on a saturday scheduled because of the holiday. the city of lowell will close a warming center as temperatures go up. they opened the station inside the lowell senior center for anyone needing a warm place to sit during the record cold. about 55 people there were. you can call the city's information line at 211 for other options. a weather alert about a winter weather advisory that takes place at 1 p.m. make sure you have the latest weather updates on our area on the fox25 weather app. the most up-to-date information including temperatures, forecast and radar. emergency crews work to rescue a homeless plan in this weekend's brutal cold. under the hunts fall bridge in lowell suffering from a possible case of higho thermia.
thermia. co-- hypotherm mya. an experienced hiker died. the 65-year-old nashua resident collapsed near the summit of little haystack mountain. he completed the hike several times before, and he had the right clothes and supplies need right clothes and supplies needed to hike in the cold. no word on the exact cause of death. the scene of one of the most deadliest local fire will be a memorial site. 13 years since the station nightclub fire in warwick, rhode island. will be the site of the 2:3 fire. 103 people died during a performance by the band great white. the band ignited pyrotechnics and set the whole building on fire. organizers say they raised $1.6 million of their $2 million goal. they hope to have the memorial done by october. former boston mayor ray flynn is recovering from emergency heart surgery. the herald reports that doctors
76-year-old. he was diagnosed with an irregular heart rhythm after a car accident in south boston. the former mayor passed out behind the wheel of his car and ended up hitting his neighbor's house. this morning a shrewsbury fire fighter is accused inappropriately suching his children's 15-year-old baby sitter. fire fighter shawn vodawich is accused of coming home late one night and getting in bed with the babysitter as she was sleeping. the teenager tells police this isn't the first time that he touched her. shrewsbury residents are waiting for all of the facts before making a judgement. >> i understand that it is a traumatic situation for a lot of people, but in addition to that, it is sometimes very rarely, but sometimes not true. so i always step back, listen and wait for all the evidence to come in. >> sara: the fire fighter teaches fire education at local schools. he was not arrested but will face a judge tomorrow morning
every ten minutes, we track traffic and weather together for you. and right now you are looking at the expressway northbound from the braintree split up to right around columbia road. we are teetering right around zero and from 6 below to 6 above. we have got these nice clear skies. and eventually snow as you hit the road to head home from work later today with temps in the 20s. see what time we are back to the 30s, 40s, 50s and downpours next. tourists are hurt. still ahead on the fox25 news at 6:00, why police are calling this crime a first for even them. plus, lots of people use this. why people were stuck on this lift for h 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.
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resorts are certainly busy and a midair emergency on a lift had skiers stuck for hours. fox25's daniel miller is here at cannon mountain. what a scary thing. >> absolutely sara, i can imagine being stuck with the temperatures this weekend. a mechanical issue caused the braking system to become engaged causing the tram's two cars to suddenly stop. this is cell phone video from cannon mountain in franconia. you can see people sliding down ropes to get out of the cars. the two cars had come to a complete stop roughly 70 feet from the top and bottom terminals. nearly 50 people were stranded for three hours yesterday afternoon. now officials at the resort say they don't think the cold weather caused the problem. >> the cars and the tram were running all day. the warmest part of the day was in the afternoon when we had the mechanical issue. >> daniel: no passengers were hurt. one of the people on board was
state inspectors must take a look at the tram before it can start running again this morning. in the news release that the resort sent out on twitter. all guests were offered voucher all guests were offered vouchers to come back for another day. we will continue to follow the progress for you all morning. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 morning news. boston bruins remain an up and down team these days. one guy was on an incredible streak. bruins and brad marchand. he has been hot. fires a shot into the net 8 seconds into the game. that is the first team history. 13 goals in the last 13 games. later in the first, louie erickson a great pass from david krejci. makes it 3-1 bruins makes it 3-1 bruinss again have problems holding a two-goal lead and the red wings turn around in a hurry getting four unanswered goals. tuukka rask gets pulled and detroit wins the game 6-5, the final yesterday. offseason golf outing takes an unfortunate turn for a pair of red sox players.
sox outfielder mookie am bets. the one item in the pond, the golf cart. they were golfing when the cart ended up in the water. at first bets said no more driving for them, and later said that the.course just rolled into the pond. i don't know if that is weird president's day celebration. >> julie: i hate when that happens. most mbta service is operating on a saturday schedule for president's day today. route 3 movings along fine from 228 in rockland past route 18 to the braintree split. 24 and 95 looking good as you make your way to 128. even the expressway still nice and light as you head from the braintree split up through naponset into boost. we are moving along at a decent clip at 5:46. i expect things to slow down around 6:15, 6:30. 10 minutes from 228 to the plit.
from the braintree split to columbia road. meteorologist shiri spear on the fox25 storm tracker weather center, and we are going from -- from below freeze -- from below freezing to 50s in the coming days, right. >> shiri: yeah, crazy warm-up because yesterday the coldest that we had since 1957. absolutely cold again as you wake up this morning but not record setting like yesterday. sub zero temperatures on the map from 8:00, and expecting us to slowly warm into the 20s. flow is move in between 4 and 7 p.m., and we have a change of rain and freezing rain that occurs overnight tonight. so boston waking up to 6 degrees. this is one the spots staying above zero this morning most of the burbs staying below -- just brace yourself. even if you catch that little bit of a breeze. feel like 3 below your wind chill in the city. 7 a.m. temp 6 degrees. 9 by 9 a.m. 11 by 11 a.m. and bust into the 20s.
toward us and a lot of moisture, all the way from the coast almost back to texas here. we got that whole band of snow, freezing rain, rain, and we get a little bit of all of that. by noontime though, it is just the clouds on the increase, pretty quiet yet start to your day and around 5 p.m., this is a brand-new futurecast that is just updated. come on over and take a peek. by 5 a.m. snow moving into areas south of the mass pike. between 4 and 7 that snow moving in. you can see overspreading the area. by 8 p.m. we are picking up minor accumulation even into the boston area. we have that rain-snow line inchs from the cape to the island. continue that track northward, freeze-framing at midnight and boston we make a switch over to rain. points north and west will be kind of cool out there. freezing rain and we have sleet and even during the morning commute, you can see things ease up a little bit. whatever moisture still remains outside of 495, we have the potential for slippery spots
commute. but high temperatures today, 28 but high temperatures today, 28, boston and framingham. 24 in worcester. 29 in norwood. 27 in lawrence. we have got low -- middle 20s up into southern new hampshire. lower 30s in southeastern massachusetts. overnight tonight, temperatures will slowly continue to rise which is why we get that changeover to rain a coating to an inch of snow. a amount of ice points south of boston to the north and west. and you can see temperatures in the 50s tomorrow. i mean, it is all going to change over to plain rain. we have winds gusting 30 to 50 miles per hour. downpours and fog straight dinnertime. it gets real sloppy around here and fog can actually be a major afternoon. we have got all this warm air over that cold snow and the recipe is there for dense fog. wednesday, 45 degrees with a lingering rain and snowshower. dry thursday and friday until the nighttime hour where you get a little mix into your saturday. dry by sunday.
the record-breaking cold didn't stop a group of fundraisers in natick from a daring plunge. this weekend the group took a dip in the lake. crews cleared the ice on the lake to raise money for the special olympics. the department of massachusetts calms this the passion plunge. this was the group's 18th year taking plunge. actors hit the red carpet but instead of being asked what they were wearing, they were asked go race. the bafta awards. they are often called the british oscars. many commented on the lack of diversity in hollywood. >> all the discussion we had. and we are not going to sit down and allow that stuff.
sympathy for the diversity problem that is happening. not only with the academy but throughout the united states. >> number actors have boy colt >> number actors have boy colted the oscar awards citing that lack of diversity among nominees. a utah teenager spent all years working multiple jobs to save every penny to make valentine's day special for everyone. he used the money to buy 900 carnations, one for each girl at a school. the teen said it is all worth it to see the smiles on the classmates faces. for the record, hayden does have a girlfriend and she supported the plan 100%. a teacher from new york removed from her classroom hot chocolate. that teacher said she was trying to comfort one of her students after two of her friends died in one week. she took the student who was a senior in high school off campus to get a hot chocolate. the teacher is gotten permission from the student's father to do so, but the school said it violated their policy.
very distraught. i felt she was in crisis. >> gene: now students and parents rallied behind her but the school board had no choice bow to reassign her to administrative duty. now 5:56 this morning. people in one neighborhood treading lightly as they head outside today. some streets are looking more like an ice rink. the big equipment fail their have have chipping away to get to their cars. new scandal surrounding a former politician. coming up, why he launched a police investigation. and at least this morning, all we have is the cold, but this evening, we will have snow. by tomorrow, we have got freezing rain.
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now at 6:00, we begin the day with more frigid temperatures before another storm makes for slippery driving conditions. i am tracking the timeline when the snow, the sleet and the rain all arrive. plus new this morning, local fire fighters battling bitter temperatures to put out a fire at this triple decker overnight. the extra challenges at the scene this morning as they look for a cause. plus high tide leaves an entire neighborhood in ice. >> all our cars had to be moved. the tires were frozen in the water. happy valentine's, right. >> sara: the malfunction that led to the seaside headache and the new problem that residents are dealing with this morning.
england coveratarts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. >> gene: good morning, 6:00 on this very frigid monday morning, february 15. happy to have you with us. happy president's day by the way, i am gene lavanchy. >> sara: and i am sara underwood. we are seeing these negative wind chills and will not see them as cold as yesterday and they are still frighteningly cold. the mbta showing these pictures over the last hour. they kept the trains in the tunnel to protect them from the cold. julie is keeping an eye on the commute and meteorologist shiri spear in the storm tracker weather center where we are expecting snow to move in during the evening commute. >> big changes for today. plain ol' temperatures. and not too worried about the wind chills. 5 degrees in boston. 6 below in bedford. 7 below in norwood. 2 below in worcester. 13 below in keene. so not as cold as yesterday. and man, is it chilly out there and man, is it chilly out there. by 8:00 this morning, we have