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>> sarah: first at noon, we are tracking winter weather right now. the mid-atlantic. preparing for this monster storm. the washington area had a traffic meltdown over one inch of snow. now there are serious questions about how the area will handle a possible foot of snow. part of the country right now. but it's chugging along. and should hit places like d.c. and virginia by the weekend. so how will there storm affect us here? of course, we have been watching it really closely. let's send it over to chris lambert who has been tracking the system. >> chris: we are right on the northern edge of this storm as we work through the weekend. going to his the brunt of the snow. this doesn't mean we won't get any snow or wind around here. here is the energy we are watching. diving down toward the deep south. that is going to trigger severe weather down through the deep south. then explode into a powerful ocean storm off the carolina coastline. we will likely see bands and bands of heavy snow hammering towns and cities like philadelphia, down through baltimore, down into d.c.
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this storm won't work its way too far north and east. you would like to see a track south and east of nantucket to bring in a ton of snow across much of southern new england. instead, it stays too far to the south. however, we will still get some snow. more susceptible to heavier bands of snow, the timing on that would likely start in the afternoon. and the best chance for some snow in boston, late afternoon into overnight in the city of boston. again, these aren't big numbers. because they are right on the fringe of this storm. so maybe a coating to an inch of snow north and west of boston. close to an inch or so in the city. then higher amounts the farther south you go. especially down through interior southeastern massachusetts. stretching back into southern bristol county. rhode island back into connecticut. storm. no question about it. you may go close to nothing to a foot of snow in parts of rhode island. we have to keep an eye on this storm for adjustments in the
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as of now, that is the way it looks. we are watching strong northeasterly winds. saturday night into sunday morning. the best chance of coastal flooding coinciding with the high tide on sunday morning. coming in at 11:00. it looks like minor coastal flooding and beach erosion will be widespread. perhaps pockets of moderate coastal flooding as well. especially further east to northeast on east-facing beaches. places like scituate or if you head down into sandwich. with the ocean water getting pushed toward you, you have the best shot of some pockets of moderate coastal flooding. still a lot to consider over the weekend. you know, we are not getting off this really easy. compared to what they are going to see across the mid-atlantic, certainly, looks like we will miss the brunt of the storm. >> sarah: that winter weather causing problems in d.c. already. a tough morning for commuters in the nation's capital. jim cantore has more on the problems and what could happen in the coming days. >> reporter: well, if last night was any precursor as to what's to come, we are in big
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only seven-tenths of an inch of snow. look at the headache it caused in and around the district. we had accidents everywhere. 150 of them reported by the police department. with traffic pretty much locked up everywhere. even major interstates with less than an inch of snow. so many aspects of this storm. it boggles the mind. i mean, we have a major ice storm possible for charlotte, north carolina. places like birmingham, atlanta, memphis. they have a chance of snow eventually. as the colder part of the storm moves overhead. and of course, then there is the crippling snow. which we have had such a high confidence in talking about over virginia, west virginia. maryland, delaware. southern pennsylvania. for the last several days. and now it looks like these 20-0-plus-inch snowfall happen. this will be a block-buster. certainly, has the potential of shutting down washington, d.c. starting friday night. back to you. >> sarah: as the storm gets closer, get the updated track on whdh.com. and the 7 news mobile and tablet apps as well.
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a hudson man facing drunk driving charges after police say he hit a man trying to cross the street in framingham. investigators say the 25-year-old victim was hit while walking down route nine just before 8:00 last night. police say the 33-year-old driver wulz arrested at the scene. he faces several charges and will be in court later today. the patriots are sharpening their focus as we get closer to the afc championship game. tom brady just speaking to the media once again. talking about his game plan for the big game. and his match-up with rival peyton manning. nicole oliverio live at gillette now with more. hey, nicole. >> reporter: good afternoon, sarah. yeah, that's right. tom brady again talking strategy. some of the questions he was asked, you know, last time they had played peyton manning in the championship game, they say they didn't have gronk. is that going to make a difference? brady said everything makes a difference. it is not necessarily about experience. talking about how malcolm butler basically, was in for the last play of the super bowl last year. and he is the reason that the
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but again, he is just talking about the difficultys that he in the when his team goes to denver. right now their record is 2-6. he says they are led by an amazing quarterback in peyton manning. >> i think he is an incredible player, and any time you face that caliber of player, and there is a lot of great quarterbacks in the n.f.l. peyton has been one of the best to ever play. you know, you have to be at your best. you know, you can't play anything less than your best and expect to win. because you know, he is going to play well. he is going to have that team playing well. >> reporter: rob gronkowski at the podium also this afternoon. he said it was his first time ever up there. he felt special. you know, he was asked his knee injury came as they were playing denver during the regular season. he was asked if he could imagine that he would be back there in the afc championship game. he says his focus has always been on getting better and now
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nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> sarah: stay with 7 news for the pats in the play-offs. joe amorosino and trey daerr heading to denver. see their live reports starting later today right here on 7 news. 7 news now turning to another threat for local schools. the day. officials say the school sefld a bomb threat earlier this morning. list are now investigating. they are not sure if it is other school threats that happened earlier this week as well. the woman who lived in the so-called house of horrors facing a judge today. she is accused of murdering two babies and for concealing the death of her newborn. her lawyer is fighting to get some of the nine charges against her dropped. victoria warren live in worcester with the latest. vicky? >> reporter: the court hearing just wrapped up and her defense attorney is asking for those murder charges to be droppedst. the reckless endangerment charges to be dropped. he also wants a special hearing to look at the scope of the search warrant that
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erika murray stood in court today as the attorneys went through this case. she is accused of a lot of charges and accused of murdering two of her babies. a third newborn body was found inside the home with the umbilical cord still attached. her attorney does want those two murder charges, along with the reckless endangerment charges dismissed, saying there is no evidence of the cause of death or any evidence her children. the babies' bodies were found inside a house of horrors. trash and feces piled up inside the blackstone home. murray's four other children ranging from five month old to 13 years old were all living there. the two youngest children were kept hidden. the defense also saying the police willfully sought a search warrant of that home that was way too broad and that's the search warrant that led to the discovery of the newborn remains. they want a hearing on that as well. murray's boyfriend is also living in the home. he is also facing charges.
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young's children were severely neglected and have called this the worst case of child abuse that they have ever seen. at the time the children were removed from the home, the three-year-old, we are told, wasn't able to talk or walk. defense attorneys provipded us with an update. the five-month-old is doing remarkably well. the three-year-old has made tremendous progress and is able to walk and talk a little. there are still hurdles. the judge said she will rule at a later date on these motions to dismiss. victoria warren, 7 news. >> sarah: police in wrout searching for a man who broke into a gas station on tuesday. this man was caught smashing into a mutual gas station. this happened at 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of broad street and middle street. anyone with information is asked to call police. police arrest a man suspected of assault near a milton dunkin' donuts on wednesday. the suspect seriously injured a man off granite avenue. police tracked him down at a
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the victim was taken to a boston hospital. drivers in massachusetts may be forced to put down their cell phones. the state senate will debate a bill that would ban the use of hand health electronic devices while driving. the finds seem to be one of the main points of the debate. right now, the bill calls for a fine of $100 for the first violation to $50... $250 for the second. and $500 for every violation after. that after three or more violations, offenders would be hit with an insurance surcharge as well. this bill would only allow for drivers to use an iphone in hands-free mode. manually entering information into your gps while driving would be banned. there are exceptions, though. in this bill. for emergency situations. if the bill becomes law, massachusetts would join 14 other states that ban the use of handheld electronic devices
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including connecticut, new hampshire, and vermont. governor charlie baker will deliver his state of the state address tonight. he will talk about combatting opioid addiction, expanding charter schools, and increasing the use of hydroelectric power. governor baker's remarks begin at 7:30 tonight. of course, watch his speech right here on 7-nbc. coming up at noon, juggling football and families. tom brady and the boys reveal how they balance it all during the play-offs. new e-mail released from the flint water crisis. what they reveal about the state's response to the problem. >> chris: we will take a look at the forecast ahead.
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>> sarah: we are following breaking news out of methuen. police responding to yet another threat of a bomb threat at methuen high school. school officials say this is just a copycat after yesterday's incident. so of course, this is video, though, from wednesday's hoax. we have learned a student wrote this threat on a piece of paper. that student has admitted he wrote the note, telling officials he just wanted to get out of school. so he has since been arrested. police say this is not connected to the rash of threats across the state. it is just a copycat. switching gears now. let's talk about your forecast. chris lambert, everybody keeping an eye on the storm for the weekend. >> chris: yeah. it's been in the forecast for quite some time. we have had some nice weather lately here. the breeze not as strong as yesterday. still a breeze out there. not overpowering. 30 right now. that wind about 10-20 miles an hour. we will keep that 10-20-mile-per-hour wind. as we go through the remainder of the day. windchill factors down into the teens and lower 20's. pretty much what you see is what you get here over the next couple of days. do expect temperatures close
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this is going to be the same case again tomorrow. so what is going on with this storm? and where sit heading? over to danielle for. that >> danielle: thanks, chris. yeah. all of the energy is out towards the midwest. as it tracks southeast today, we are going to see the risk for severe weather across many of the gulf coast states. now, this area in the orange is where we have an enhanced risk for severe weather. damaging winds, hail, tornadoes, even possible for parts of new orleans, up to alabama and mississippi for today. now, then the storm will start to track up the east coast, up the carolina coast and then this is the threat as we head into tomorrow for parts of washington and into new york, new jersey,. now, all these areas in blue and pink, these are winter storm watches and warnings. and then in the green here, from philadelphia, d.c., baltimore, all under this up to new york city, this is a blizzard watch.
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areas tomorrow afternoon. for some areas tomorrow night. these areas could seal one to two feet of snow. for more on how this storm could impact us, chris, back to you. >> chris: too close for comfort here. when you see these blizzard watches in long island. you say, is that going to come up into southern new england? i'm going say. no the heavy snow stays south of us. although we will get some snow in here saturday afternoon, saturday night, into sunday. and the wind and the coastal flood threat still is there. even if the heavy snow stays south of us. we will get a gusty wind along the coastline. especially over the cape and the islands. we expect winds to gust 5-40. heaviest snow risk, we have those blizzard watches and warnings in place. stretching from long island back down into d.c. at this point. you take a look at the sharp cutoff here. the high risk for heavy snow in new york city. then a slight risk over connecticut. there will be a huge gradient in snow totals. looks like we are just on the fringe of it here in southern new england. still expecting some snow the
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boston you go, up through the merrimack valley, southern new hampshire: not much more than a dusting. patchy flurries that way. your best chance for half a foot of snow down into bristol county, southern half of bristol county. back into the southern half of rhode island as we have some more moisture there. look at the totals. down through long island. close to a foot of snow there. it is a sharp cutoff. we are still two, two and a half days away from snow falling. there could be some wiggling of the forecast as we go through here. right now, staying put. that is what it looks like in terms of the heavy snow, staying south of us. winds will be gusty saturday afternoon. already gusting 25-30 miles an hour along the coastline. higher winds at night. coastline. even a few gusts to 50. you note the wind direction. out of the northeast. and then out of the north. ocean water toward the coastline. i do expect some minor to moderate coastal flooding. major flooding along the
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down through the mid-atlantic. coastal flooding here not as extensive. high tide to watch coming in here will be sunday morning. 11:00. places like scituate, sandwich, susceptible. and beach erosion as well. the rest of the 7-day looking quiet. >> sarah: could you drive with your car covered in snow like this? an 80-year-old man in toronto got a ticket when a police officer pulled him over. the man could only see through that little bit of windshield there. the officer helped the man clear this snow and sent him on his way. poor guy. all right. still ahead, an eight-year-old cancer patient only has one wish. see how some rhode island lawmakers are making it come true. plus, a patriot player tackles trouble off the field. darius fleming talks about how he hurt himself doing a good deed. having lots of devices in your
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>> sarah: we are learning more about a patriots player's roadside rescue. we are hearing from the woman fleming. the linebacker hurt himself during that rescue and still played in the game against the chiefs. nicole oliverio has the story. >> reporter: darius fleming makes a huge play off the field when he rescued a woman trapped inside her car after police say she caused a three-car crash. >> the lady's car started to smoke.
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i realized the smoke was starting to build up inside. that made me think to help her. report tt accident happened thursday afternoon in walpole. the victim wants to remain anonymous. but says the doors to her car wouldn't open. >> it was definitely like, a 30-second to a minute period of, like, oh, wow, this is really a bad situation to be in. and i'm ever so grateful that he was able to be there. and he pulled over. and he was a hero in that way. >> reporter: fleming got the woman out of the car but ended up cutting his leg. >> the lady was klining out of the window. i probably scratched my leg on the way out. i got glass in my leg. >> reporter: fleming needed 22 stitches. his only concern was coach belichick being mad. his teammates not surprised by his actions. >> he gave us his account of what happened. a lot of cheers went on. it was a happy time for us. >> you look at darius and the way he carries himself. the way he treats people, you
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man. we are obviously, all very proud of him. >> i don't need any accolades or anything for doing what i did. anybody would have done the same thing in my position. >> reporter: nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> sarah: up next at noon, standing d-strong. how rhode island lawmakers are making an eight-year-old cancer patient's dream come true. homecoming? it' s awesome.
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>> sarah: a rhode island boy staying strong and getting immense support from around the world. rhode island lawmakers declaring an official d-strong day. eight-year-old dorian murray has a rare form of cancer. he has remained determined thanks to the support of people like rob gronkowski. adam williams has the story. >> reporter: his wish is coming true.
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famous all around the world. >> soon enough, dorian was trending even in china. it didn't stop there. support for dorian has gone global. >> reporter: the eight-year-old is in a brave fight against cancer. he had one dying wish. he told his father. >> i posted it. within two and half hours, i had pictures from china. pictures from australia. >> reporter: today lawmakers in rhode island officially making january 20 d-strong day. dorian made a stop at the rhode island statehouse and was greeted by a crowd of fans. >> in a world with so much negativity, it's been so heart-warming and inspiring. so much positivety has come from it. it's been overwhelming. >> reporter: he is getting the attention of a bunch of celebs. conan o'brien tweeting out "westerly kids have to stick together. stay strong, dorian. we are all thinking of you." after james woods with this picture saying "dorian has one wish before he dies of cancer
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please retweet this message of love." look at the garden here in boston. transformed into nothing but d-strong. patriots tight end rob gronkowski even visiting dorian last week. he and his family got to go to the pats police officer game on saturday courtesy of the patriots. >> i hope everybody can take this and know that no matter what comes your way, you just keep smiling and keep moving on. >> reporter: adam williams, 7 news. >> sarah: to show your support for dorian, use the hash tag be strong and share your picture on-line. bruins captain zdano chara visit ad hocky player as she recovers in the hospital. she took it to twilter to share the moment. she posted this pair of bruins heels that charro gave her. love that. she is recovering from a spinal injury she suffered while playing in the women's classic two months ago. much more to come in the next half hour of 7 news. juggling family and football:
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do it. >> chris: cold air still in place. we do track a storm off the coastline as we go through the weekend. what it means for us. the forecast ahead. >> sarah: a snowboarder ghaugt an avalanche. he survived. hear why he could be facing criminal charges. plus, star wars fans won't be happy. the decision that was just
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>> sarah: we are continuing to track winter weather. right now, the mid-atlantic preparing for this monster storm. the washington area had a traffic meltdown over one inch of snow. now there are serious questions about how the area will handle a possible foot of
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that storm is over the central part of the country right now. but it is chugging along and should hit places like d.c. and virginia by the weekend. so how will that storm affect us? we have been watching it closely all week long. let's send it over to chris lambert. he has been tracking the system. >> chris: sarah, right on the northern eng of that storm. that is where southern new england resides. this energy diving toward the deep south, will continue to collect a lot of moisture from the gulfle of mexico. only a footle of snow in d.c. some places will be closer to two feet of snow. that? at least it is the weekend. many people will stay put for all right. low pressure really bombing off of the virginia coastline. this will slide east to southeast. it was going to come more to the northeast and pass southeast of nantucket. we would have a better chance of seeing a widespread significant snow and strong winds. i think that one to two-foot range, though, will reside mostly across the mid-atlantic. although there is a sharp
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i do expect some snow to reach the southern new england coastline as early as saturday afternoon. in the boston area, maybe a little built of snow in here late afternoon on saturday. saturday night. this will all wind down early on sunday morning. by about 7:00 or 8:00. what snow we have should be ending. perhaps a little bit of lingering snow down through the cape and the islands. at that point. we are on the northern fringe of this. i don't expect particularly high totals. especially north and west of boston. but you get close to the city. some accumulating snow. the best chance for two, three go. then you hit southern bristol county. southern plymouth county. away from the coastline. the likelihood of a few inches of snow is a good bet. if not closer to a half a foot of snow perhaps into southern bristol county. right along the coastline and from hyannis points east, we may have some mixing issues. you have to remember, the water temperatures are warm. we may have temperatures close to 36, 37 for a while. a foot of snow on long island. you get the point here. a sharp gradient from north to
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so we have to keep an eye on. this still a couple of days away. this could be a little fluctuation in the snow totals here. winds gusty at times. 40-50 miles an hour across cape cod and cape ann. that will create minor coastal flooding for the sunday morning high tide coming in at 11:00 in the morning. more on the forecast coming up. >> sarah: that winter weather causing problems already in d.c. jim cantore in d.c. with more on the problems and what could happen in the coming days. >> reporter: well, if last night was any precursor as to what's to come, we are in big trouble here in washington, d.c. only 7-10's of an inch of snow. look at the headache it caused in and around the district. we had accidents everywhere. 150 of them reported by the police department. with traffic pretty much locked up everywhere. even mayor interstates with less than an inch of snow. there are so many aspects of the storm. it boggles the mind. i mean, we have a major ice storm possible for charlotte,
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places like birmingham, atlanta, memphis. they have a chance of snow eventually as the colder part of the storm moves overhead. and then of course, then there is the crippling snow which we had such a high confidence in talking about. virginia, west virginia, maryland, delaware, southern pennsylvania for the last several days. now it looks like these 20-30-plus snowfall amounts should actually happen. this will be a block-buster. certainly, has the potential of shutting down washington, d.c. starting friday night. back to you. >> sarah: as the storm gets closer, get the updated track on our web site. whdh.com. and the 7 news mobile and tablet apps. breaking news out of methuen. police there responding to another threat at methuen high school. school officials say that this was just a copycat after yesterday's incident. this is video from wednesday's hoax. we have learned that a student wrote a threat on a piece of paper. that student has admitted he wrote the note, telling officials he didn't want to go to school that day.
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police say this is not connected to the rash of threats across the state. also breaking: a hudson man facing drunk driving charges after police say he hate man trying to cross the street in framingham. investigators say the 25-year-old victim was hit while walking down route nine just before 8:00 last night. police say the 33-year-old was arrested at the scene. he faces several charms and will be in court later today. the patriots turning their attention to the afc championship game. stars tom brady and rob gronkowski talking about the sunday showdown today. brady talked strategy to a group of reporters, telling them everything will make a difference in the upcoming match-up with the broncos. gronkowski followed and added his focus now is on winning. >> i think he is an incredible player, and any time you face that caliber a player, and there is a lot of great quarterbacks in the n.f.l. peyton has been, you know, one of the best to ever play. you have to be at your best.
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anything less than your best and expect to win. >> definite will, whenever the new year turns around and a new season, as a competitor, you are always hungry to keep on competing and keep on winning and go as far as possible every year. as a competitor. >> sarah: stay with 7 news for the pats in the play-offs. joe amorosino and trey daerr are heading to denver. see their live reports starting later today right here on 7 news. michigan's governor has released all of his e-mails about the lead contaminated water crisis in the city of flint. they include comments from one staffer who says it was flint's problem, not the state government's. president obama addressed the issue while in detroit on wednesday. >> and i know that if i was a parent up there, i would be beside myself that my kids' health could be at risk. >> sarah: meanwhile, michigan lawmakers have approved $28 million in emergency funding to deal with the crisis. but flint's mayor says fixing
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as $1.5 billion. a former spy killed by a cup of poison tea now a public inquiry has found russian president vladimir putin probably approved the operation to kill this former spy. bill neely reports from london. >> reporter: he told british police his tea had been poisoned by two russians he had met at a hotel. today's report named the men as the likely killers, accused the russian state of ordering the hit and accused russia's president. the fsb operation to kill him was probably approved by the head of the fsb and also by president putin. >> reporter: the man was a
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explosive stories about putin's links to the russian mafia. he made enemies. two russians were sent to london to kill him, reports say. they met him at this hotel and poured him tea which he drank. it contained polonium, a radioactive liquid experts say likely came from a nuclear reactor in russia. the kremlin denies involvement. britain wants the two suspects extradited to face trial. putin has already refused. the killing may be solved, the culprits are still free. russia has called this report political and rejected its conclusions. the british government says this was state-sponsored murder. this won't help the already strained relations between russia and the west over syria and many other issues. but the murder case almost
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one ever likely to face trial for the death. back to you. >> sarah: controversial comments from the former alaska governor sarah palin one day after she endorsed donald trump for president. palin told a crowd in oklahoma wednesday that her son arrest on domestic violence charges this week stemmed from a posttraumatic stress disorder he developed after serving in the iraq war. she then blamed president obama for what she calls his lack of respect for veterans. >> but my son, like so many others, they come back a bit different. they come back hardened. i starts from the top. the question, though, it comes from our own president. where they have to look at him and wonder, do you know what we go through? do you know what we are trying to do? to secure america? >> sarah: palin said america needs a commander in chief who will respect and honor veterans. still ahead on 7 news at noon, balancing football and family during intense play-offs.
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us how they do it. plus, a snowboarder caught in an avalanche. why he could be the one facing criminal charges. >> chris: cold weather recently in place. quiet weather for the next couple of days. that could change by the marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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overnight to the lowest of the year so far. negative 21 degrees. some people were trapped at home for days. local meteorologists are warning the cold could last for another week. so chris, when i see that, it makes me not feel so bad. i don't have anything to complain about. right? >> chris: makes me think of last february. right? so far, yes, we have had some cold starts to the day. more typical for january. we were down into the low teens to low 20's this morning. the wind not as strong as it has been. still a breeze, yes. in the as powerful. 0's right now boston. 29 in bedford. the winds about 10-20 miles an hour. out of the northwest. no lack of cold air. and no lack of windchill factors down into the teens right now. quiet tomorrow. close to 30. if not a shade above 30 today and tomorrow. the wind even lighter tomorrow. than it is today. then our attention turns to what's going on over the weekend. there is going to be a big storm. there is no question about that. the question is how far north
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it looks like it's just enough of this storm. we will break out with some light snow. and perhaps pockets of moderate snow and heavy snow down through far southeastern massachusetts by saturday afternoon into sunday morning. coastal wind a threat. and flood threats. we do have that. before we talk more on this, over to danielle. yeah. in the midwest. it is going to track southeast today. and bring the threat of enhanced severe weather to starts. and orange here, this is where tornadoes, damaging winds, and hail today. and then what's going happen, this storm will start to track up the east coast, up the carolina coast. and move towards us. but before that, throughout the day tomorrow, and into saturday, it is going to bring a lot of snow to the mid-atlantic states. and so because of that, we have winter storm watches, warnings, even blizzard watches and warnings posted for all of these areas. now, notice in red here for d.c. and baltimore, this is a
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into effect. there they could see one to two feet of snow. for new york, this is a blizzard storm watch. into philadelphia, new jersey as well. how the storm will impact us, for more on that, chris, back to you. >> chris: you look at the 95 stretch. typically, you see the weather working up the 95 corridor into southern new england. these storms will stop just short and slild off to the east. we are going to hammer snow and wind from new york city down into d.c. it is a sharp cut-off. you get north of long island southern connecticut. that gradient goes from a foot of snow in long island to not much in northern connecticut. as it stands right now, i expect us to be on the fringe of this storm: meaning there is not much accumulating in terms of snowfall north and west of boston. forecast maybe a coating to an inch in some towns and then south of the city, the best chance for a few inches, the farther you get down towards southeastern massachusetts. and the best chance to pick up a half a foot of snow likely, into southern bristol county at this point.
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heavy snow. especially west, away from the coastline. with ocean temperatures running so mild still. we may have some mixing issues down across the cape and down across the immediate coastal plymouth county. there you go. just to show you how sharp this gradient is from a foot of snow in long island to hardly anything in northern certainly, something we have to keep an eye on. if it does track farther north or south, we will have to adjust those totals for the better or for the worse here. major coastal flooding. that is expected in new jersey down through the mid-atlantic. southern new england, even if we don't get a lot of snow out of, this we will get strong enough winds and a prolonged wind out of the northeast. there will be some minor to pockets of moderate coastal flooding. for a northeasterly wind will pin some of the water close to the shorelines. and the tide is os stro no, ma'amcally high.
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11:00 p.m. the sunday morning high tide, i think you have a better shot at seeing some coastal flooding out of this one. boston's minor coastal flooding. high tide around 11:00. scituate to sandwich, minor to pockets of moderate coastal flooding. east to northeast-facing shorelines. same case for nantucket. northern shore, most susceptible to coastal flooding. the forecast: the snow should wrap up early sunday morning. 7:00, 8:00 in the morning. then we will dry out for the afternoon. above freezing to start next week. >> sarah: caught on camera: an avalanche that could have a snowboarder facing criminal he was wearing a camera on friday. he boarded down a run in california. the whole thing was recorded. the snow buried him. thankfully, whenever not hurt. that area has been closed to the public since 2010. by snowboarding there, he triggered that avalanche, putting people at risk. a frightening flip in brazil
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a trucker survives after he is tossed from his truck. dashboard camera captures the crash. look closely. the truck flips on the road. the driver is thrown sky-high. he is currently at the hospital being treated, though, for broken bones. a police officer in washington state, went above and beyond the call of duty on wednesday. officer shane phillips comforted a baby in the back seat when her mother hit multiple parked cars. phillip was not hesitant to rush to the baby, swoop her up into his arms. he changed her, cuddled her to calm her down. the crash is a suspected dui. the mother has been charged with reckless endangerment. the baby was taken from the scene by child protective services. up next, she will return to the stage when celine dion plans to perform again in the wake of her huchz's death. how tom brady and the patriots balance football and family life.
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>> sarah: the buffalo bills have hired a woman to be part of the coaching staff making n.f.l. history. kathryn smith will be the special teams quality control coach. the first woman to have a full-time position on a coaching staff in the n.f.l. smith spent the last two seasons working as an administrative assistant for coaches on rex ryan's staffer. the patriots are days away from an intense match-up with the broncos. at the end of the day, most of the players are family men. how do they balance football and family? while chasing the trophy? dan hausle explains. >> reporter: it is a tom brady highlight from the football field that we rarely see. tb 12 as family man. husband and father. and as brady and his teammates try to spend every waking minute doing their job in hopes of bringing home another lombardi trophy, they admit the need to take care of
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away. get any sleep at night and you are up, you know, it's just, that is part of being a parent. you know, dealing with things at home and stuff. >> reporter: matthew slater is a new bon son. he says there no time to dillydally around the locker room anymore talking football. >> my wife is the m.v.p. she really has been great about that. allowing me to take care of the business here that i need to. my family will always be the most important thing to me. >> reporter: brady says things are getting a bit easy for him now that his youngest is out of diapers. brady will be the first to admit that along with his supermodel wife, he has a lot more resources than a typical two-income family. >> family is a big part of everyone's life. to add it to a really busy football schedule, you know, it is a lot of give and take. it takes a lot of support to help. >> reporter: dan hausle, 7 news.
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let-down for star wars fans. why they will have to wait longer for the release of the new movie. >> chris: sunshine today. sunshine tomorrow. will we now see some snow over the weekend?
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>> sarah: star wars fans eager for another movie will be forced to wait. disney announcing the release date to the follow-up to the force awakens is being pushed
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it will hit theaters in december of 2017. disney didn't gave reason for the delay. the script is being rewritten, there are rumors. celine dion scheduled to return to her las vegas stage next month. her husband died of cancer last week at the age of 73. her fans say they are eager to support her whenever she returns. for the first time in eight years, abba reunited for the launch of the new restaurant mama mia. the three members of the band showed support. they denied any speculation that they would ever grace the stage again. together. please say it ain't so. we love mama mia. the british monarty released this video of an inside look at one of the most popular places in the u.k. buckingham palace expedition takes viewers on a tour of the royal residence led by guides who will also reveal some
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going back to abba, if you ever see a broadway show, mama mia is fabulous. it is all their muse. it is incredible. >> chris: i will have to keep that in mind. i know you are the expert on this stuff. i trust you. what you say is perfectly fine with me. 30 degrees. low 30's this afternoon. mostly sunny skies. less wind compared to what we have seen the last couple of days. cold tonight. temperatures running into the mid to upper teens. sunny to partly cloudy tomorrow. temperatures once again, into the lower 30's. all right. enough about the sunshine. what about this weekend? right? saturday afternoon, some snow breaking out. for the most part, it is a for a lot of southern new england. the wind will increase in the and especially along the coastline. saturday night and sunday morning. the best chance for half a foot of snow southern bristol county. you get farther offer to the north and west. in the city of boston. some patchy light snow. maybe a coating to an inch or two. heavy snow across long island. a tight gradient with this storm.
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blizzard watches posted as far north as long island. nothing as of yet across southern new england. because the bulk of the heavy snow will be just to the south of us. as it stands now. high tides to watch, 11:00 p.m. on saturday. 11:00 sunday morning, too. the northeasterly winds will pin some of this ocean water toward the coastline. especially that morning high tide will present some issues with minor to pockets of moderate coastal flooding and beach erosion. if indeed, the snow moves in here, and we get snow for a little while overnight on saturday, it should tamer off early on sunday morning. by 7:00, 8:00. sunday afternoon, is just fine. and again, the huge jackpot of the snow more likely down notice mid-atlantic. up to about new york city on this. j.r. will have the update at 4:00. >> sarah: thank you so much for joining us. i'm sarah french. have a great afternoon. 7 news continues at 4:00. the person who lives here... has to solve problems and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first
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