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>> this is 7 news at noon. >> christa: terrifying scene in chinatown. a woman hit by by a car and then dragged down the street afterwards. good afternoon, everybody. another man was also hit by that same car. >> sarah: a suspect has been arrested and is heading to court. steve cooper live at the latest. steve? >> reporter: well, police are very busy right now. both boston police and state police trying to piece this together. they are dealing with two connected. and there were three... they were three miles apart. been here most of the day.
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arrested by police is set to face a judge today. a grisly scene in dorchester after a 48-year-old woman was found overnight along columbia road near 93 and appeared to street. drunk or something happened. i don't know. >> reporter: boston police and state police would determine that victim had been walking with her 56-year-old husband in chinatown around 2:00 this morning when they were mowed down by a driver who never stopped. the man who was seriously injured was found near kneeland street and harrison avenue while the woman was dragged by the car that hit her from chinatown to dorchester. traveling along 93 south nearly three miles before took her into custody. 45-year-old xiao ying zhou of sandwich was arrested by police early this morning and charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury. investigators telling us they are looking into whether or
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here. >> so sad. >> reporter: again, a lot of people just shaken and shocked by some details of exactly what happened early this morning. now that, woman who was seriously injured was taken to mass general hospital with life-threatening injuries. according to state police. investigators say they are trying to track down witnesses. they want to talk to anyone middle of the night. they are also looking for surveillance video in connection with this accident. we are live from boston this afternoon, steve cooper, 7 news. >> christa: you probably noticed just how beautiful it is outside right now. kind of a taste of spring as we say hello to february. people are walk around without coats on today. >> chris: you can't blame them. 6 degrees in boston. feeling like early may at this hour. get outside and enjoy it over the next few hours. it will be a while before we see 60's and sunshine as a
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64 in bedford. a breeze, though, coming in at 20-25 miles an hour out of the west. the breeze is easy to handle when you are talking temperatures in the low to middle 6's in the month of february. one or two showers may sneak into southeastern massachusetts late in the day early this evening. day. the breeze does continue this afternoon. temperatures start sliding evening as we do have the koolt air to the west of us. that will start to move on in. difference with the forecast as we go through tomorrow. should say high temperatures for today, about 65 in boston. 60 in worcester. just shy of the record set back in 1989. by a degree or. two now, the cold air is not that far off to the west of us. buffalo, new york at 40 some of the berkshire locations coming in in the upper 40's right now. there is that cold air that will be pushing on in. we will see rain and wind moving in on wednesday. more on that ahead.
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debates and speeches along the campaign trail. now it is up to the voters to decide which candidates will move forward. >> sarah: bernie sanders and hillary clinton are in a dead-heat. donald trump and ted cruz are locked in a tight race. diane gallagher joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: you know, this is something the iowans take very seriously. they even went to caucus classes, some of them, to make sure they do this the right way. now the candidates make last-ditch efforts so they can try to convince them to vote for them tonight. take a look at this. we will give you a live look at a donald trump rally in waterloo iowa happening right now. this is one of many happening across the state. those candidates are trying to convince iowans to come out and caucus for them. they have spent millions of dollars trying to get these votes. now it is go time. for the first time in the 2016
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and who goes. up to now, donors, polls and party members have had the most influence in who remains a viable candidate. the road to the white house begins in iowa. history shows that since the 1970's, less than a third of republicans and less than half of democrats who won here have gone on to win the party nomination the most recent poll average in iowa shows donald trump holding a lead over ted cruz. political analysts say a trump victory comes down to turnout. >> turnout is important. it will tell us something about whether he has changed the electorate. i mean, that is the real prospect. can he bring out new voters who haven't voted before? >> reporter: turnout will also be key for bernie sanders who is in a virtual dead-heat with hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders is relike on some notably unreliable voting blocks. to come out. before. maybe don't have an attachment to the democratic party to come out and vote for him.
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polls puts clinton three points ahead of sanders among iowa voters. with martin o'malley far behind. now, o'malley says that he believes he is going to outperform what the polling says. but even if he does finish in a distant third, he is not dropping out. that may not be the case for others, though. a poor showing in iowa could have a rick santorum or mike huckabee dropping out. >> sarah: after itwarx race turns east towards new hampshire. we are keeping up to date on the latest poll numbers and what the candidates are up to. political editor andy hiller with exclues i poll numbers this afternoon. hey, andy. >> reporter: hello. i'm in our new hampshire headquarters with dr. joshua dick from umass-lowell who is conducting our exclusive tracking poll. and the poll shows exactly where the candidates stand here right now.
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bernie sanders and donald trump are in front. the donald looks headed for a win here with 38%. he is far ahead of ted cruz who is in second with 12%. then there is a clump of candidates. ohio governor john kasich and former florida governor jeb bush get 9% each. florida senator marco rubio gets 8%. the rest of the republican field? new jersey governor chris christie, 7%. dr. ben carson and kentucky senator rand paul 3% apeechlts and carly fiorina, 2%. only 8% are undecided. here is how it looks as we begin our tracking. trump well in front. then a pack chasing second and third place. remember, whatever impact iowa will have on new hampshire can't be measured yet. dr. josh, it looks like trump can't lose here. >> yeah. it is going to be hard for anyone to catch trump. he is doing well among men and those with lower levels of education, but the key to this race is his stability. trump voters are trump voters.
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second place. >> reporter: you like trump, you vote for trump. >> yes, exactly. >> reporter: like the republicans, the democrats also have a big front-runner who may not be caught. bernie sanders is more than doubling hillary clinton's former maryland governor martin o'malley barely registers with 1%. and 8% are undecided. so the question now is is new hampshire bernie? >> it is on fire really. bernie sanders is drawing his support from young voters and from independents. he gets 89% of 18 to 29-year-olds. he is also up 19 points among women. and this is all before iowa. imagine what happens if he wins tonight. >> reporter: fire. more fire. we will keep polling right up until the primary next tuesday. tonight we will both be here to talk about what naps iowa. what it will do right here in new hampshire. live in new hampshire, i'm andy hiller, 7 news.
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stay with 7 news on air and on-line for coverage of the iowa caucuses. look for dan hausle's live reports throughout the day today. >> christa: now, in roxbury, a three-year-old child rushed to injuries. police are trying to figure out exactly what happened. let's head out to the home and victoria warren is there with details for us. vicky? >> reporter: christa, the last update we have is that this child was rushed to the condition. boston police officers have been inside of this home all night long and all morning long. i just spoke with a neighbor. she has seen the family with the three-year-old here before. she has never seen police called to this address before. at this point, police are focusing their attention on what may have happened inside this home. boston police in and out of this roxbury home on alpine street after a child is rushed to the hospital. the three-year-old toddler, a trauma victim. police were called here sunday night. the report was for a child not breathing.
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raced the toddler to boston medical center. that was around 10:00. police will search the home and homicide detectives were called out. boston police say that's common in an investigation with unusual circumstances. a man leaving the home wouldn't say which floor police are focusing on, but he did say he has no idea what is going on with the investigation. boston police have not released any new information on this investigation since last night. we did reach out to the district attorney's office. at this point, they say they have no comment because no one is yet facing any criminal charges. live in roxbury, victoria warren, 7 news. >> christa: this just in: mashpee public schoolkids getting a day off today after receiving a bomb threat. both the middle and high today. and students were dismissed. police and fire officials are at the school. they are investigating. three weeks ago, mashpee received a similar threat and
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>> sarah: more news today: a facebook post stirring up controversy this afternoon. now a weymouth firefighter under fire. nicole oliverio live in weymouth this afternoon with a look at who investigators are zeroing in on. nicole? >> reporter: well, really it's town leaders. they say it is too early to say whether or not this post will change this firefighter's job status. a weymouth firefighter critical of a life-saving drug pooes his thoughts on facebook. on his personal page, the firefighter called narcan the worst drug ever created. the post read in part, "i get no extra money for giving narcan and these losers are out of the hospital and using again in hours. you use, you should lose." narcan revives people who have overdosed on heroin. the facebook account has been deleted since. enough people saw it and now this firefighter is under fire
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the weymouth fire department released a statement that said, "the department has been made media. reflect the philosophy or values we hold as a fire department or town." some people believe the comments are in poor taste but perhaps the firefighter was just venting. >> i don't think it's right. but kids get high because they know they are car rig them. >> i would imagine everyone things. it is a good drug to be out problem. >> i think he made a big venting. you know? because i'm sure if he had to use one, he would use it. you know? on somebody. he wouldn't let anyone die. >> reporter: the mayor's office says it received a lot of angry e-mails over the weekend after this post was seen by many people. not just here on the south shore but across the country.
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investigating along with the fire department. we are live in weymouth, 7 news. >> christa: happening today: two women in worcester accused of living in grilt conditions with three young children are headed to court. both women arrested friday after police found the children living among trash, feces, and mice. police also discovered pills, they say, and other drugs inside that apartment. the children are now in state custody. >> sarah: coming up at noon, a letter from inside jail: what a former patriot is saying about his old team. >> christa: searching for answers: fast virginia community shocked after a 13-year-old is murdered. what her father is saying about this violent crime. >> chris: sunshine and 60's this afternoon. the mild weather doesn't last
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>> christa: we were just talking about these temperatures. not only. that darkest days of the year are now officially behind us.
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>> sarah: there is light at the end of the tunnel, chris. we are rejoicing. >> chris: you look forward to the light at the end of the tunnel by the time you round february and head into march and a complete turnaround from this time last year. we are talking about temperatures this afternoon in the mid-60's. last year, two feet of snow on the ground. stuck at 30 degrees. and then on the second, the third and fourth, the cold air continued. you know the snow continues. cooldowns here. you go. you can see the snow-blower go by. february 2 we had another big storm across new england. with 16 more inches of snow in the city of boston. far cry from that. 63 degrees right now at this hour. 57 in worcester. the cool air not that far off in the distance. north adams checking in at 47 degrees. pittsfield coming in at 46. we have cool air to the west of us. that westerly breeze will continue to be gusty at times. 20-0 miles an hour through the day. slightly cooler air working in by late afternoon. more clouds late afternoon, too.
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isolated, at. that near day's end. down through far southeastern the islands. an isolated sprinkle or brief shower into the evening hours. don't expect much to come out of this system that is working on. in i do expect more rain, though, on wednesday. some soaking rains wednesday afternoon into wednesday night. that will feature the next best chance of getting some widespread rain across the area. so mild conditions today. 64 degrees on average this afternoon. back to 44 tomorrow. we will have the rainstorm on wednesday in here. that is a snowstorm for portions of the midwest. for more on that, over to danielle. >> danielle: yeah, a very big storm stretching from the west coast up into the upper midwest. and this storm will continue to strengthen as we head into tonight and into tomorrow. and it continues to move north and then east. and you can see, this is going to bring dangerous blizzard conditions to much of the upper midwest. as far as snow totals, they are going to be very high. denver has already gotten a ton of snow. 12-18 inches of snow for parts
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and iowa, minnesota, could see anywhere from six inches to a foot of snow. tomorrow we are also watching the threat for severe weather from the gulf coast states up to the great lakes. especially for these areas in orange. this is where we could see severe storls. maybe tornadoes. then this storm moves our way. for more on what we can expect here, chris, back to you. >> chris: that low pressure tracking to the north and west. this will drag in the mild air once again. 50's. hufer, this go-round with the clouds and the downpours out there, i do expect a quick inch of rain for a lot of us wednesday. especially in the afternoon, early evening hours. that is when the strength of the storm kicks in in terms of the heavy rain and the gustiest winds. at times, winds gusting close to 40 miles an hour. we could exceed that on wednesday afternoon down through buzzards bay and the cape and the islands. the forecast? no big snowstorms here in the forecast. seasonable weather returns, though, by friday and saturday.
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>> christa: aaron hernandez, it appears, is speaking out from behind bars. >> sarah: in a recent letter,
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teammates while bashing the team's owner. >> reporter: well, sarah and christa, tmz posted this letter on-line early this morning dated december 10. it contains some shocking statement. aaron hernandez in his own words. a three-page letter from behind bars to a woman he has exchanged letters with in the past. the convicted killer begins the note by insulting this woman after she apparently criticized him in her last letter. he then suggests different ways for her to kill herself. including the method most. buy the most powerful firecracker notice world. tie it to your face with duct tape and wait for your head to explode. the ex. >> patriot then turns his attention to his former team and teammates. writing "i have a tv in my cell. and yes, i still root for my squad and still love all the ones i love. the closest i was with was probably brady whom i love to
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hope for the best for them. jewels, branch, and the best tight end ever to walk on to a football field, gronk." hernandez added he still has love for other teammates but notes that many of them probably have turned against him. before finishing the letter, aaron hernandez made sure to mention his disdain for owner bob kraft. he doesn't hold back writing, "fake expletive, nonloyal kraft who told me he loved me every time he has seen me. obviously, shows his word ain't expletive." hernandez says he is not a fan of robert kraft. but he still roots for the patriots. >> christa: next on 7: hitting the slopes. how a new kind of ski is making it eelzier for children with disabilities to enjoy the snow. >> sarah: plus, it is a big day in iowa.
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>> christa: for students with disabilities, sometimes they are left out of the fun of field trips. >> sarah: new adaptive skies are make it easier for students with mobility challenges to hit the slopes. haley and skyler are both fifth-graders. they are beyond excited to hit the slopes with their friends. the two girls are disabled and get to participate with a special adaptive ski. parents of children with disabilities say this is a special outing because they don't always get to do it. >> they were left behind quite a bit. it is better now than it used to be, for sure. >> sarah: craig is a volunteer with hope inc. he doesn't have any children participating in the field trip or that are disabled. he took the day off from his job so haley and skyler could go. >> what a great opportunity to take day off. our first day on the hill this year. a lot of energy. a lot of excitement.
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help. >> sarah: the adaptive ski weighs about 60 pounds and costs about $4,000. craig says taking time off was well worth the experience. >> seeing their smiling faces on the children, you know, as they are coming down. hearing their favorite part of the trip on the hill. the ride up the chair-lift. it is a lot of fun. >> sarah: mother liza says this has provided her family with normalcy. and her daughter could not be happier. >> it is really priceless. there are really no words. >> christa: what an experience. >> sarah: i know. i love it. >> christa: a look at the latest poll numbers coming out of iowa today. >> chris: close to record highs this afternoon.
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>> sarah: the iowa caucuses are today. weeks of fiery debates and speeches along the campaign trail. now it is up to voters to decide which candidates will move forward. senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton are real in a dead-heat. >> christa: donald trump and ted cruz are locked in a tight race in the hawkeye state. we have the latest from des moines. >> reporter: yeah. well, it is final little here. just like the des moines they want the people to be heard.
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that is what the candidates are hoping will happen today. they have spent thousands of hours and millions of collars... dollars in iowa. all of it coming down to right now. this evening, and it could not be any tighter. for the first time in the 2016 presidential election, voters will have a say in who stays and who goes. up to now, donors, polls and party members have had the most influence in who remains a viable candidate. the road to the white house begins in iowa, history shows that since the 1970's, less than a third of republicans and less than half of democrats who won here have gone on to win their party's nomination. recent cnn poll of polls averages shows donald trump cruz. a trump victory comes down to turnout, some say. >> it will tell us something about whether he has changed the electorate. i mean, that is the real prospect. can he bring out new voters
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>> reporter: turnout will also be key for bernie sanders. he was in a virtual dead-heat with hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders is relying blocks. young voters, people who have never caucused before, maybe don't have an attachment to the democratic party to come out and vote for him. >> reporter: and just as much who is going to win, there is also the game of if somebody loses, do they drop out? we are paying close attention to what tonight means for the future of several campaigns. we are looking at mike huckabee and rick santorum as well as many others who may call this the end of the road. in des moines, iowa, i'm diane gallagher, back to you. thank you. stay with 7 news on the air and on-line for coverage of the iowa caucuses. look for dan hausle's live
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today. >> sarah: many of us enjoying the unseasonably winter weather. let's send it over to chris lambert. what's going on? >> chris: back here on the east coast, we are ready for flip-flop weather. fire up the grill. right? look at these numbers in boston. 6 3. the record for the date in boston is 66. we will be close early this afternoon. 65, 66 in boston. close to the record in worcester as well. broke the record in providence at 65 degrees. winds out of the west. gusty wind. we can take the gusty wind when the temperatures are in february. we have more clouds west of us. there may be a sprinkle or brief shower that tries to sneak in near day's end. overall, we will start cooling down late in the afternoon into the early evening hours. we will watch temperatures fall back this evening in the 40's. big old rainstorm for wednesday.
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in chinatown. a woman is hit by a car and dragged miles down the street. a suspect has been arrested and is shedding to court. steve cooper has more. report a grisly scene in dorchester after a 48-year-old woman was found overnight along columbia road near 93 and appeared to have been struck in the street. >> i think the person was probably drunk or something happened. i don't know. state police would determine that victim had been walking with her 56 yearly husband in chinatown around 2:00 this morning when they were mowed down by a driver who never stopped. the man who was seriously injured was found near kneeland street and harrison avenue while the woman was dragged by the car that hit her from chinatown to dorchester. traveling along 9 south three miles before police took her into custody. xiao ying zhou was arrested by police early this morning and
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accident with personal injury. investigators telling us they are looking into whether or not alcohol played a role here. >> so sad. if >> reporter: investigators say they are appealing to the public. they want to talk to anyone who may have witnessed this accident early this morning. and they are also busy trying to track down surveillance video from these two separate crime scenes. in boston, steve cooper, 7 news. >> christa: in roxbury today, a three-year-old child rushed to the hospital with traumatic injuries. and now police are investigating exactly what happened. victoria warren is at the home. she has more. >> reporter: boston police in and out of this roxbury home on alpine street after a child is rushed to the hospital. the three-year-old toddler, a trauma victim. police were called here sunday night. the report was for a child not breathing. emergency crews got here and raced the toddler to boston medical center. that was around 10:00. police will search the home and homicide detectives were
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boston police say that's common in an investigation with unusual circumstances. wouldn't say which floor police are focusing on. but he did say he has no idea what's going on with the investigation. we did speak with one neighbor who says that she has seen a three-year-old child at this home with his parents. she says she has never seen police come or go from this address before. we reached out to the district attorney's office. they had no comment, saying at this point, no one is facing any criminal charges. in roxbury, victoria warren, 7 news. >> sarah: a weymouth firefighter stirring up post. the firefighter suggested letting drug addicts die when they overdose. he called nar d.n.a. worst drug ever created. narcan is used to revive people who overdose on heroin. the fire department released a statement saying they are aware of the post and that it does not reflect the town's
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on 7 noouched news now: the death of a student at umass-lowell does not appear to be suspicious. police say a student's body was discovered inside a bathroom on campus sunday morning. officers are looking into what happened. school officials released a statement saying, "we are deeply saddened by this tragedy and offer our condolences to the student's family and lovered ones." >> christa: the mattapan massacre case could be argued in front of the state's highest court. attorneys want to question jurors who they think may have been swayed by outside influences when they reached a verdict. attorneys believe the sandy hook shootings and the holidays may have put pressure on jurors to come up with a decision more quickly. >> sarah: the longtime girlfriend of james "whitey" bulger set to appear in court on wednesday. catherine greig is expected to plead guilty to a federal contempt charge after refusing to testify whether other people helped bulger during his 16 years on the run. greig is already serving eight
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she had previously pleaded not guilty. police in townsend searching for the suspects behind increased cases of vandalism. officials say there have been several cases of vandals throwing objects at cars. whether they are parked or moving. in one case, they damaged a car by throwing a small engine part. police are concerned that someone could get hurt from this. cars in new hampshire going up in flames. police and fire crews looking for the person or people who have been stealing from cars before setting them on fire. officers say nine vehicles were vandalized in portsmouth saturday morning. six of them set on fire. residents say they don't understand a motive behind such a thing. police say it appears only cars that were left unlocked sfrs been targeted. >> sarah: more news today: they crawled and climbed their way out of a maximum-security prison. now all escaped california inmates are back behind bars.
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lapses that made this escape possible. the men were on the run for over a week. >> christa: a virginia community in mourning today after a team... a teen there was abducted and killed. and now two college students are facing murder charges in connection with that crime. >> sarah: detectives are still trying to figure out a motive in this case. >> reporter: in blacksburg, virginia, sadness and shock. >> everybody is trying to wrap their mind around the news. >> reporter: news that two virginia tech students are held in connection with the murder of 13-year-old nicole lovell. a freshman davidizen hower is charged with abduction and first-degree murder. lovell was last seen on thursday. a massive search scouring the area for the teen, a liver transplant recipient dependent on daily medication to stay alive. police say that search led them to eisenhower, an 18-year-old student from
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and then lovell's body, about a hundred miles from home. according to police, eisenhower and the young teen knew each other before her disappearance. >> eisenhower used this relationship to his advantage to abduct, and then kill her. >> reporter: state police spent the day searching on campus. a father's unspeakable pain as an entire community comes together to mourn. >> sarah: virginia tech's president released a statement saying the community is resilient and staying supportive. >> christa: just ahead on 7: a store owner using some quick thinking to ward off robbers. a flame-thrower. more on this bizarre incident. >> chris: calendar saying february 1.
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>> christa: wild weather turns deadly out in california. a powerful storm slapping the southern sections of the state, bringing down trees. in fact, near san diego beach, police say a driver was crushed under a massive tree after it toppled over. the torrential rains are also
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and prompting flash flood warnings and power crews are more than a thousand people there as well. >> sarah: a strong winter storm blasting parts of arizona. rare thunder-snow shaking up the skies above flag-staff. parts of arizona could see as much as a foot of snow as the train tracks to the east. >> christa: winter weather here. actually. officials say 25 vehicles and four semi-trucks were involved in the pile-up. and here, i mean, by contrast, people are talking about grilling in this weather. and going without coats. >> sarah: sounds good to me, chris. >> chris: people are firing up the grill. pizza. whatever you have is great today. sun setting just before 5:00.
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spring, look at. that the sun setting close to 7:00 p.m. we spring forward by then. the weekend before. we will adjust the clocks. hey, the bottom line is we are gaining daylight at a good clip here. 6 in boston. look at that. 66 degrees in marshfield right now. 57 in worcester. it is cooler through the berkshires. pittsfield coming in at 46 right now. north adams at 47 degrees. the cool air will be working in from the west. a few clouds around mid to late afternoon, too. i don't expect much here in boston out through worcester, points north. look add at these numbers, though. the record high in boston, 66 degrees. awfully close to the city of boston later on this afternoon. give it another hour or. downhill. it will cool off this evening. certainly, cold overnight tonight. mostly cloudy skies this evening.
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upper 20's to lower 30's by daybreak tomorrow. it is a cooler day overall. will punxsutawney see his shadow tomorrow? looks likely across the commonwealth there. that means six more weeks of winter. as a meteorologist, i have to say, we are not done with winter yet. not ready to stick a fork in it. it does turn colder next week. now over to danielle. >> danielle: thanks, chris. yeah. you saw the damage that this storm did in southern california. stretching up into the upper midwest. bringing a lot of rain and snow to parts of the country. it is going to continue to strengthen and move northeast as we head into tonight and into tomorrow. it is going the bring dangerous blizzard conditions to much of the plains up into parts of denver and minneapolis. and the next two days, this is how much snow a lot of the areas are expecting. up to a foot of snow in minnesota. and in iowa. 12-18 inches of snow in nebraska and in kansas.
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this we are going to see some rain from the system. also for tomorrow, the threat for severe weather stretching from the gulf coast all the way up to the great lakes. this is where the greatest risk is. and the areas of orange. you could see some tornadoes tomorrow. for the effects this storm system will have on us, chris, back to you. driz track of the area of low pressure is also moving to the west of us. along the front, we will get a lot of moisture. tropical moisture, at that. a mild storm for us. temperatures well into the 50's on wednesday. heaviest rain and wind arriving in the afternoon. looks like many locations pick up a quick inch, inch and a half of rain. could see winds gusting to about 40 miles an hour out there on wednesday afternoon. into wednesday evening. flip side of the storm: thursday, drying out. a lot of clouds around. there is going to be another storm just offshore thursday into friday. going to keep it dry for now. more seasonal in terms of temperatures as we end the week.
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looking long-range, a colder pattern overall. evolving for the second week of february. if you get the chance, enjoy the 60's and sunshine this afternoon. a combination you see won't be back for a while. >> sarah: a surfer finding himself in a wave of trouble. this is off the coast of maui. he is at the top of this massive wave. it looks like he jumps off the board and right into the water. the wild wipe-out left him with a stiff neck and broken board. he was back out on the water the next day. >> christa: with eyes stinging check out this video from a supermarket robbery. in australia, the store owner fights back with a flame-thrower. when a pair of robbers barge into his store. eventually, he was forced to run away and the men ransacked the store. >> sarah: coming up on 7 news, a panthers quarterback definitely not shying away
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>> christa: the orlando magic securing a win over the celtics last night. snapping an eight-game losing streak. >> sarah: yeah. the celtics took a franchise record 46 three-pointers. marcus smart led boston with 26 points. and with 14.6 seconds to play, smart made a free throw to cut the deficit to one. 17-14. the celtics lose 119-114 ending the five-game winning streak. patrice bergeron was the lone representative in the n.h.l. all-star game last night in nashville. surprisingly, though, it was john scott stealing the show.
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scott was traded to arizona from the eastern conference and then demoted to the minor league. >> sarah: it was a fan rally patriots nation was hoping their team would have this weekend. broncos fans gathered to show their support for the team before players and coaches flew to california. the rally was held at the denver civic center yesterday. super bowl 50 is this sunday. can you believe it? >> christa: cam newton making quite the fashion statement as he and his teammates arrived out in california for super bowl 50. take a look. yellow zebra print pants. oh, my goodness. so much talk about them on twitter. the team touched down in northern california. the pants, by the way, made by versace. they cost about $800. currently sold-out. a unique look. but maybe not so unique anymore. >> sarah: he is robbing it. it is all about confidence.
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>> christa: we are back with the buzz. j.k. rowling has a little bit more magic up her sleeve. >> sarah: she is set to take her next project to the big screen. warner brothers releasing a featurette. the magical adventure is the first film the harry potter
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the big screen. >> christa: a star wars actress making a return for the next film. gwendolyn chrisfy will be back in action for episode eight. the force awakens hat shaddered worldwide movie records. the next star wars film set to hit theaters in december of 2017. >> sarah: kung fu panda r dominating the box office on its debut weekend. it also set a record for an animated film opening in china. officials gave it local status. this allows the movie to play longer runs in more theaters. i feel like your kids would like that. >> christa: yeah. i think so. we have a lot of movie-watching to do. >> chris: rainy day by wednesday. today, get them out this afternoon. get them on the playground. right? 67 degrees in norwood. 64 in the city of boston. the record in boston for the day is 66 degrees. providence already breaking
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there at 66. we will hold into the lower to middle 60's this afternoon. turning cooler overnight tonight. a much cooler day tomorrow. but still above average for this time of year. we will track rain in here on wednesday. wednesday night, that is the movie night there with gusty winds and downpours. seasonal weather but dry friday into saturday. >> sarah: tomorrow, groundhog day. >> chris: our local miss g, the official groundhog of massachusetts, she will see her shadow, i think. >> christa: that will do it for us. >> sarah: have a great afternoon.
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