Skip to main content

tv   Action News at 600 AM  ABC  February 5, 2016 6:00am-7:01am EST

6:00 am
good morning everyone, it is 6:00 a.m. friday, february 5 we're tracking snow that's falling in the region right now. and we're keeping on eye on storm tracker 6 live double scan radar you're taking a live look at it right now. we are expecting just a few inches, but it could make the mormon commute a bit messy. there's a live look at
6:01 am
bear, delaware. we have several schools opening on delay, they are at 6abc.com and running at the bottom of the screen. mobile 6 is on the road right now, as we track the snow we'll see mobile 6 on the atlantic city expressway we'll go over to it in a moment. let's go over to weather and traffic with david and karen. >> reporter: good morning, most of the roads are wet and some of us are picking up slush. here on the terrace we have a half inch accumulation. we're seeing the snow pull down out of the lehigh valley and berks county you're seeing the end itself there. you didn't get as much up there, anyway. in philadelphia, still coming down. we'll wind up with something like one to three inches mainly on grassy surfaces. a bit of concern all the way down to the shore for slushy road conditions. the snow line is pushing closer to the coast. temperatures are above freezing,
6:02 am
36 degrees. yesterday we were in the 50s, we're expecting a good portion of the roads to remain primarily wet this morning. down the shore millville, wildwood, atlantic city you're getting numbers closer to the freezing mark down there. same story in trenton and wilmington. winter weather advisory expires at 10:00 a.m., most of the snow will be over by the coast and getting ready to pull way by 11:00 a.m. or so. temperatures will be on the rise that will solve any problems we have predawn with slush. 1:00 p.m., the region is dry, sun coming back, by 3:00 p.m. we get full sun, 44 is the high, the only bad thing we have blustery winds coming in later on today. i'll have future tracker 6 showing you the departure of the snow and forecast snowfall amounts that will be on the ground that's coming up. >> reporter: starting to accumulate just a little on your shoulders. looking outside live on the border of montgomery and bucks
6:03 am
county. i like this shot because you can see how the snow is falling quickly. you can see the cars moving quickly, you can see the splash coming back, for the most part it's wet on the roads. you can see the slushy accumulations on the sides of the roads as you turn. be careful right there. that was 202 parkway. this is city avenue westbound traffic heading toward bell month. the schuylkill expressway is wet, we can see the snow on the median, the sides of the road. be careful as you drive through. north broad street it looks wet here, the snow is coming down, you need to be careful, the snow is causing puddling and ponding. that's been a an issue north broad at spring garden. switching again, i-95 at broad street. the road is wet. we have the parking lot at the wells fogger center full because of the wing bowl that's off to the side that's causing problems, with more people
6:04 am
heading to wing bowl on a day we have a lot of precipitation. most of the roads are wet, matt and tam, but there's a lot of ponding and puddling on the roads, and the slush starting to creep in on the secondary roads. let's get you out for live reports we'll start with katherine scott live in hammonton the white horse pike good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, it took a while, but we're seeing the snow accumulate on the sidewalks and the main roads. there's nothing major at this point but it's looking slushy and messy in spots. we have seen the salt trucks come through and the traffic is coming along just fine. obviously it's slow, but it's early, and we'll see more cars on the roads. the drivers we've been speaking to, have not reported any major problems, but you're seeing more coverage, more snow coverage on the roads. it's been coming down for several hours in hammonton.
6:05 am
overnight it was a rain and wintry mix and then we starting pointed to see the changeover around 4:00 a.m. again, the cars are coming through just fine at this point. some of the side streets especially where there's less traffic it could be more messy. mainly, the snow is sticking to the grassy areas, the shrubs the sidewalks that's where you're seeing the accumulation, again it could be slushy on the roads, mainly slop at this point. with temperatures around freezing you could see slick spots. so drivers we've been speaking to are leaving extra time as they head out the door. i get a little nervous, i had an accident once when it was like this, so i'm a little nervous, so i'm taking my time. back here live white horse pike, fairview avenue. we're not seeing the buckets of snow we saw a few weeks ago. it's mainly slop on the roads.
6:06 am
in the last half-hour we've seen more accumulation on the main roads and sidewalks, leave extra time as you head out the door today. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." annie mccormick is giving us a look at snowy conditions live from university city. >> reporter: from 2:00 a.m. we scaw a variety of pre-- we saw a variety of precipitation, it started with rain, heavy rain and sleet and now we had the big snowflakes now it's flurries. a live look at the schuylkill expressway. slick roads, people are moving along just fine. penndot said is they started the brining operations last night where they put the solution on the roads so snow does not stick and ice cannot form. they have a number of plow trucks on standby in case theree is any accumulation in the areas
6:07 am
so plows can get through and get it off the roads. we talked to a number of drivers one man said he is going somewhere to get warm. where are you going? aruba. >> reporter: perfect timing. i love it. doesn't bother me at all. >> reporter: and what are you seeing on the roads? it's fine, right now it is. i don't perceive any problems, we're only get a couple of inches if that, compared that to that it's a breeze. >> reporter: you can see the people on the schuylkill expressway, their vehicles have snow on it, you'll have to leave a little extra time when you wake up in the morning, clear it make sure it's clear for other drivers and doesn't fly off as you're driving. keep a safe distance behind the
6:08 am
trucks if you see them working. just in the past ten minutes we're starting to feel heavy gusts of winds even the little flurries around even though it's not the big snowflakes like a little while ago, the little snowflakes will affect visibility. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." king of prussia, montgomery county, the action cam found light snow falling around 202 and hernd'd -- henderson road. you want to be on the look out for slick spots. minimum wage workers in new jersey plight -- might get a raise if they get their way. let's go over to maribel aber. stocks ended down and futures are higher open.
6:09 am
economists are reporting 200,000 jobs created and unemployment 5%. new jersey democrats want to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour. new jersey residents voted in 2013 to tie the minimum wage to inflation rate. governor christie's office called the bill a job-killing measure that could destroy the state's economy. back over to you. competitive eaters are preparing for the messiest eating contest in the northern hemisphere. wing bowl. 30 participate toonts -- participants will shove as many wings as humanly possible in their mouths. it happened because sports fans
6:10 am
had nothing to do on a friday because the eagles would never make it. i said i was going through the black widow. matt pointed out she is not in it. i'll go for molly skylar, the two women in it. >> reporter: i don't feel that bad about the eagles, every 30 years they should win a super bowl. the problem is, the patriots cheat and win half of it. sorry new england fans. we have snow across the southern portion of the region. it is pushing closer to the shore. you'll see that obviously. we're seeing the shift in the snow, though, from the west to the east and now allentown and reading are presm done, so that's -- pretty much done, so that's good. heavy bands highlighted in purple are working toward the east. we were in the 50s yesterday,
6:11 am
we're above the freezing mark in philadelphia. the secondary roads are getting slushy. so slow it down. the more cars you have down there in slightly slushy conditions the better channels you have a problem. further to the south we have snow piling up on mainly grassy surfaces. as we go south you can see it overtake sea isle city and areas close to ocean city getting rain/snow mix. there's the wide view it's on the way out of here for the next couple of hours. as we look outside we have cloudy skies, wet conditions down below. most of the road surfaces are wet, look out for the scattered slush. 36 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the north at 8 miles per hour. future tracker 6 between now and 8:00 a.m. snowing in philadelphia and over toward the
6:12 am
shore and then we start to see that wrap toward the east at 8:30. by the time that is said and done we'll get accumulation most of it on grassy surfaces, about 1 to 3:00 p.m. i-95 metro area, a bullet area that could go 3 to 4 inches in hammonton new jersey and points north of there. i want to show you the temperatures profile, 8:00 a.m. we're looking at temperatures close to the freezing mark in south jersey and philadelphia. by 11:30, as the snow pushes away the numbers come up quickly. winter weather advisory expires at 10:00 a.m. this is a morning issue for the most part. things improve. the only thing about this afternoon it will be blustery and chilly. winds will be rather gusty today. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 44 is the high, we have a wet, snowy start. a nice finish despite the wind
6:13 am
as the sun will come back and we'll melt what was on the roads real fast and the stuff on the grass won't last all that long. for the weekend, sunny, 47. milder on sunday, 53. next weekend we have issues. there's a coastal system that will miss us on monday. it will be chilly, but sunny, 42. there's a second low coming up the coast on tuesday looks like it will be closer to us, that has the potential of giving us a period or two of snow during the day on tuesday perhaps into tuesday evening. the latest model runs do not have this as a major events. even in the worse hit areas less than 6 inches. we're so far away a coastal storm a little shift one way or the other could change that. i'm not putting snow amounts out there, i'm telling you it's a manageable snow event, but we'll have to watch it because of the change. a local school is stepping
6:14 am
up its police presence because of a social media threat about fight week. >> reporter: this is delaware county, i-95 the commodor barry bridge, i-95 is wet, but it's slushy elsewhere. we've got a jackknifed tractor-trailer causing problems, as well. i just got off the phone with police. i'll have the details when i come right back. patients across the country have spoken.
6:15 am
they recently rated their care experience at over 3,500 hospitals nationwide in a survey conducted for the centers for medicare and medicaid services. fewer than 6% received 5 stars.
6:16 am
among them was cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia. learn more at cancercenter.com slash eastern. cancer treatment centers of america. care that never quits. appointments available now.
6:17 am
6:16, it is friday, it's snowing! a live picture here from the action cam, university city, the schuylkill expressway. traffic is moving well. philadelphia schools opening on time, the list of delays has ballooned in the last 0 minutes, check it out at 6abc.com or the bottom of your screen. let's go over to karen rogers she is helping people heading out the door right now. it's slushy right now, this is dekalb pike, snow is falling. it's slushy on the roads as traffic passes through. let's switch over to i-95 this is an area where volume is starting to build. you're traveling on the roads, the snow is coming down. you have a lot of weather conditions to drive through, a lot of ponding and puddling, look at the traffic heavy on i-95. this is southbound traffic heavy
6:18 am
at cottman and again, approaching girard. i-95 southbound heading toward center city really heavy. in the streetlight you can see the snowfall blowing around the road, as well. this is northbound traffic at 202 baltimore pike. traffic is moving okay. traffic is moving okay. we're not seeing slipping and sliding, for the most apartment it's melting here. hopping into new jersey, seeing the building volume, for it is most part it's melting on 42. we have a spinout accident at the black horse pike. we have a spinout tractor-trailer rancocas wood. visibility is an issue in the area. new jersey turnpike exit 6 an accidents cleared. in addition to the snow coming down to all the ponding and puddling on the roads, you have half mile visibility in spots in new jersey.
6:19 am
1 1.5 in philadelphia. one mile in atlantic city. storm tracker 6 live double scan you can see the snow is coming down in some areas heavily. there's an increased police presence in abington high school for fights. social media is spreading the abington fight week. we have video of two girls fighting. it's all over social media. >> reporter: what are you seeing? it's ridiculous, everyone everyone is fighting for no reason. the school district sailed it's been trying to quell rumors of fights on social media and throughout the schools. >> reporter: they are warning students there will be severe consequences for everyone involved up to and including
6:20 am
expulsion. most of the roads are wet, you can see there is partial coverage on some roads and the roads are getting slushy. if you're dressing the kids, bundle them up it's cold. brighter later, as the storm tapers off. kids still need a jacket this afternoon, it will be better on the way than going in. we'll have the day planner forecast coming up next.
6:21 am
♪ adventures from $599, plus up to $300 to spend at sea. come seek the royal caribbean. book now, offer ends soon.
6:22 am
>> reporter: we're finding the conditions on the roads vary in some spots just wet, but the secondary roads are getting slushy. i want to show you the schuylkill expressway looking live this is the schuylkill expressway at montgomery drive. for the most part, the schuylkill expressway has been welt.
6:23 am
a lot of water on the roads. you can see the spraying back as the cars drive through. but it's slushy, as well. angel martinez sent me this tweet. you can see the snow sticking to the strawberry mansion bridge not far from where the schuylkill expressway was moving nicely. slush on the roads right there. be careful as you head out. mass transit, no reports of problems with slippery rails, everything is on time. we'll watch that, dave. >> reporter: we have a fair amount of wet snow coming down in the immediate region. we're seeing it clear in allentown and reading and dry air wrapping in west of wilmington. won't be too much longer before the drying reaches philadelphia. by 9:00 a.m. we'll see the snow tapering off or over. it could take until 11:00 a.m. or noon to get off the coast. along the way it's mainly wet roads, but slushiness developing on side streets and secondaries. be careful on foot if you're on
6:24 am
the way to the bus stop, sidewalks could be slushy. snow tapering off by noon. high of 44. sunshine returning, blustery keep your coat handy. as we've been mentioning the overnight rain changing to snow. katherine scott is live in atlantic county new jersey where they may have shoveling to do later on. >> reporter: it's been snowing for a couple of hours, we're seeing conditions on the roads live look at the roads coming up at 6:30.
6:25 am
6:26 am
♪ ♪ light & fit, 15 delicious flavors, each 80 calories. try to beat that!
6:27 am
welcome back this is brand new video just in as snow started falling in wilmington, delaware. the wet weather didn't stop people from getting out out there to do pet duty. be careful if you're walking or driving. you see the purple areas, the radar is showing where it's snowing heavier. that's where we are loacted -- located in mobile 6 traveling on the ac expressway in gloucester county. you can see it on mobile 6 camera. we'll be back with more coverage of the winter storm. beyond natural grain free pet food
6:28 am
is committed to truth on the label. when we say real meat is the first ingredient, it is always number one. we leave out poultry by-product meal, corn, wheat and soy. and, we own where our dry food is made - 100%. can other brands say all that?
6:29 am
for grain-free nutrition you can trust, does your food go beyond? learn more at beyondpetfood.com gloucester county new jersey, where we are they go heavy snow
6:30 am
falling right now. >> let's look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar, right there we are in the heart of it. you can see the purple from trenton through wilmington. accuweather has the latest. philadelphia schools are opening on time, dozens of other schools across the region are delayed. that information is scrolling at the bottom of the screen and 6abc.com. good morning, 6:30, friday, february 5. we've got team coverage of the snowy commute. >> reporter: katherine scott is live in hammonton, new jersey. annie mccormick is watching the roads in university city. . let's get you started with david murphy outside in the elements and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we are starting out with wet snow as expected across the immediate region. if you were watching the forecast for the last day and a half you could see we were pushing the precipitation farther to the west, it did make it into the lehigh valley now it's pushing toward the coast. in philadelphia, the heaviest stuff appears to be pushing to
6:31 am
the east. you see the lavender matt and tam were pointing out over burlington county and parts of philadelphia and south jersey and northern camden county. that's the heavier stuff. mostly wet roads beneath this, but we have slushy developing on secondary and side roads and sidewalks, as well. the snow is pushing to the coast in a lot of spots. temperatures are above freezing, so, again, mostly wet roads. some spots are picking up the slush, especially as the snow gets heavier. we're closer to the freezing mark in millville and atlantic city. you want to slow it down as volume gets heavier. winter weather advisory expires at 10:00 a.m. but then we expected snow to be past philadelphia and we should be drying out. there may be lingering snow showers down the shore and not as intense. with temperatures rising after 10:00 a.m. it will be less of an
6:32 am
issue. 1:00 p.m., 42. 3 approximate -- 3:00 p.m., high of 44. the only negative layer we'll have blustery winds gusting to 25 to 30 miles per hour. when i come inside in a second we'll look at future tracker 6 and show you the exit of the snow and let you know how much accumulation to expect. >> reporter: we're seeing it on the roads, 202 parkway at bliss toll road snow is coming down, you can see it accumulating here and there exhibits of slush, so so -- and a little bit of slush. 422 eastbound traffic heading toward king of prussia as we look live past oaks. you can see the snow accumulating on the median and mostly the sides of the road. in addition to the snow falling and the slushy coating you have ponding and puddling when the
6:33 am
rain came down before the changeover. i-95 allegheny heading toward center city, mostly just wet. i want to switch to the ben franklin bridge we have 35-mile an hour speed restrictions on the bridges. in this shot can you see the fog, or the low visibility, i've been talking to the police, they say it's one of the problems. it's hard to see, slow it down right now. we have an accident in vineland, cumberland county, 55 southbound at 552. i have frank who showed me this picture on twitter in vineland the snow is sticking to the road surfaces. it's a reason to take it easy where you have the snowy roads. katherine scott is live in atlantic county, new jersey, katherine, accuweather predicted this area could see heavier snow and you're seeing it right now. >> reporter: we are seeing it, we've seen a changeover in the
6:34 am
last couple of hours. when we first got here this morning, we saw a wintry mix. it was not sticking to the roads especially in the last hour it's starting to stick. you can see it on the sidewalks and the white horse pike, traffic is getting through just fine right now, but you should watch your speeds because there's coverage onliment roads there's slush and slop. it can be messy. white horse pike is a main road. some of the side streets are not as clear. it will be unpredictable as you head out the door this morning. the snow is falling in hammonton, it has been for quite sometime. the temperatures being as they are we are not expecting a whole lot of accumulation it's the timing of the storm that's making it problematic during the morning commute. it could make for a longer ride as you head out the door. we've been speaking to drivers some taking it slow and some not going in for work some staying
6:35 am
home because they don't want to have to deal with the headache of driving in the snow. i love it, i'm going to stay in the house in here the fireplace all day. it's a little bit coming down, hopefully it's not as bad as last week. be careful driving if you don't have anywhere to go stay home relax. get the bread and milk. >> reporter: bread and milk. i hope we don't need bread and milk for the storm. i hope it moves out in a couple of hours. for the time being leave extra time, in hammonton it's been snowing for a couple of hours, more and more cars are on the road as it gets later and people are heading to work. we're seeing deteriorating conditions in the area. the salt trucks have been threw, we have not heard any major complaints from drivers. a general rule be cautious as you ahead out. katherine scott channel 6 "action news."
6:36 am
if you see mobile 6 go by, say hello, in atco, new jersey, it got its name because part of the town is in atlantic county. we're seeing it driving accumulating on the road surfaces, an indication they are getting it worse in other spots here in south jersey. let's check in with annie mccormick with a great perch in university city overlooking the schuylkill expressway a busy part of the road. >> reporter: i'm in the corner next to the on-ramp, 76 web k you can see the cars coming on here, conditions like this, you want to go slow on the off ramp because they tend to freeze up quickly. we've seen every form of precipitation out here this morning from rain to the snowflakes. now we're seeing flurries there's wind gusts pushing the
6:37 am
flurries around. i want to give you a look at 76 the schuylkill expressway you can see definitely more cars on the roads. none of them are snow covered on the roofs and windshields, another reminder you have to clear it off it doesn't average the drivers along with you. penndot said they sent out over 100 trucks doing brining operation, so they have the solution on the ground to make it tougher for whatever precipitation comings -- comes won't stick to the roads. we've been checking in with drivers out here, most of them are comparing it to last week's blizzard they are saying this looks like nothing what do you think? i think i'm tired of it? >> reporter: are you seeing snow
6:38 am
or rain? snow right now. i love it, i love it. >> reporter: are you hoping we get a little more snow? i think so 6 inches would be nice. >> reporter: back out here live on the schuylkill expressway, it's the time of day where more people are on the roadways, not ancient complaints from drivers, like we said penndot was here overnight. some people compared it to 22 icialtion last week -- inches last week, they think this is okay. you'll see area ponding and watch out for high droa -- hydroplaning, so take it easy. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." light snow dusted route 1 and 320. if you're in bear, delaware, take it easy route 40 and route 1. there's a light coverage of snow
6:39 am
on the roads. light accumulation, the time ising is -- timing is bad. >> reporter: timing is bad for the morning commute. we're seeing slushy accumulation on area roads and sidewalks be careful kids if you're walking up hill, there might be slush there. double scan live is showing areas highlighted in lavender that's the areas of heavier snow. as you get beneath the heavier bands temperatures drop a little bit, we get a build up in spots. the snow is slackening off in boyertown, green lane, and that's the story in allentown
6:40 am
and bethlehem and easton. it's lighter in the north than to the south. as we go to the wider view and dive to the south. that snow line is past the garden state parkway and some shore communities are seeing the changeover to snow. the back end of this gets over by the coast around noon. we'll see this fall apart around 8:00 a.m., or 9:00 a.m. it's something we'll continue to track. as you head out it's slushy, but passable as long as you take it slow. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd trying to get a shot of something out there. it's blurry, a blurry morning, traffic is getting by on the streets. 35 degrees above freezing in philadelphia. close to the freezing mark in trenton and wilmington and millville and down the shore, as well. slushiness in through here,
6:41 am
we've seen the sky 6 cameras in montgomery county and bucks county showing the partially snow-covered roads. passable as long as you're cautious. future tracker 6 between now and 8:00. model is showing it's snowy in philadelphia, and it wraps over toward the shore. by 11:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. it's off the coast. winter weather advisory expires at 10:00 a.m. straight through 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., this is the highest impact, 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. it will be better with the advisory expiring. we are close to the freezing mark across the southern tier right now and more at 8:00 a.m. with the snow falling. noon, the numbers bounce back up. so any slush this is on the
6:42 am
roads will melt quickly. in terms of precipitation on the ground this is mostly grassy surface accumulation, but we're going from 1 to 3 or 3 inches or more in south jersey. some of this may initially melted after the piled up, so the net effect on the grass will be atlantic city than the numbers. we're looking at sun coming back this afternoon high of 44. twin blustery, but dry. dry for the weekend. 47 saturday, 53 sunday, monday we're chilly again 42. a coastal storm likely misses us, meaning we don't get snow on monday. tuesday another coastal low comes past us, it far enough off the coast where we get periods of snow on tuesday, hope will, fortunately, -- hope. ly not -- hopefully not all that much snow. keep your eye on tuesday we'll keep you include in on that. 6:42.
6:43 am
next and new this morning, an intense fire spreads through two homes in south jersey overnight. karen. >> reporter: looking live at city avenue at conshohocken avenue traffic is trying to pick up as you head toward the schuylkill expressway. it's mostly right here, look at how slushy and snowy it is in the parking lot as you pull into the get gas or anything else. we have a spinout accident coming up. details on that. and we'll take you on a camera tour right now. how about a camera right now, "action news" cam live in atlantic county seeing heavier amounts of snow here. a live update on when this shut off still ahead. at wegmans we believe the best way to help you
6:44 am
is to provide choices that offer you the best prices, quality and selection. wake up with wegmans family pack ♪ 1,2,3,4
6:45 am
you can save 30% or more. from tasty energy bars to creamy and delicious yogurt. let us help you find that perfect balance of size & savings. how can you save 30% or more? sfx: finger snap wegmans family pack. we do it because we're family too.
6:46 am
along route 73 west berlin, new jersey, snow accumulations to the side of the road. it's coming down steadily. still you can see the blacktop in the middle, but we've got some snow to deal with as you make your way around the region this morning. what are you seeing, karen? >> reporter: this is north wales montgomery county, stump road, you have a giant puddle because of the rain you had. you have the changeover all around it you have slush. it's a tricky situation as we see people driving through it. take your time. puddles, slush, snow coming down, poor visibility it's a lot to deal with this morning. looking live at the schuylkill expressway the blue route, volume is building, eastbound traffic is heading toward the curve. we're seeing the delays form for the most part on the schuylkill
6:47 am
expressway and i-95. we've seen mostly wet roads, treated, traffic is moving okay. the snow is accumulating on the sides of the road. you need to be careful it's coming down steadily. a lot of ponding and puddling in addition to the slush that's starting to form. it's a 28 minute ride from the ac expressway to the walt whitman bridge. that's a good-sized delay on 42. northbound traffic at creek road. northbound on black horse pike we had a spinout accident. police in burlington county told me a jackknifed tractor-trailer 295 northbound past rancocas woods. watch out for emergency workers there. one big issue to the roads being slick, visibility. in new jersey, 1.3-mile. it was a half mile before. 1 pbt 5 in -- 1.5 in trenton. 2 miles at philadelphia
6:48 am
international. 295 southbound at auburn we have a spinout accident in salem county blocking the left lane. violented we have an accident on the shoulder near 552. frank is showing me the picture of the snow coating the roads in vineland. i want to show you storm tracker 6 live double scan we're watching a heavier area of snow brighter shades of purple. florence, township, riverside, 130 near pennsauken where police are saying there's an accident on 130 southbound. so a lot happening and the snow is coming down. heavy flames shot from the windows did you work a two-alarm call in camden overnight. this is the 400 block of landsdown avenue. the fire broke out in the back of one house and spread to another. the red cross is helping a family of four that was living in one of the homes. no word on any injuries. 6:48 the "action news" team is spread out across the region
6:49 am
as the rain is changed to snow. there's a look at the morning rush traffic university industry. we'll be right back.
6:50 am
6:51 am
time for a preview of "g.m.a." rob marciano has been tracking the storm this morning and we'll have a look at it coming up on "good morning america." good morning, rob. >> reporter: hi, matt, hi tam we'll talk about the storm that's hitting philadelphia and up to new england. speaking of new england, a tense showdown at the democratic
6:52 am
debate, hillary and bernie came out swinging. we're one day away from the gop debate on 6abc. candidates will take on each other in new hampshire. we have our full team coverage this morning. the latest on the zika virus epidemic. 50 case in the u.s. the governor of florida expanding the state of emergency to five counties. robin one on we know with rogerrer goodell. under his watch the league has had a lot of success and major criticism. he opens up about it in the exclusive interview ahead. the super bowl two days away, headliner cold play is promising big surprises. we have the scoop just ahead. the eagles are not in the big game, you have the commercials and the half-time show. we do wish they were
6:53 am
wearing green. >> reporter: let's take a look outside, i want to show you the rain-soaked roads and the snow coming down in norristown, montgomery county. you're looking at a disabled vehicle that's put on a tow truck and carried away. in this shot you can see how the snow is on the side of the roads. in other areas we have slush and accidents in pottstown, wendell drive, someone trapped in the wreckage. we have police and emergency workers coming to the scene. no problems with mass transit yet, dave. >> reporter: big changes on radar in the last 30 minutes, a slot of dry air has cut into south philadelphia. we could be seeing an end to this quickly this morning in the city. center city still being hit by significant snow. of course south jersey still got it. most of the roads are wet. slush is causing problems with spinouts. if you're dressing the kids
6:54 am
we're around 35 degrees in philadelphia right now. dress them warm. this afternoon we dry out and the sun comes back, but it's blustery with a high of 44. we'll be right back with the top stories. feel a cold sore coming on? only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. abreva.
6:55 am
6:56 am
schuylkill expressway is just wet. not far off the strawberry mansion bridge is covered, dave. >> reporter: temperatures are cold enough to put slush on the roads. in some places the snow coverage is leaving the main roads wet. by 10:00 a.m. it's by the coast. this afternoon the sun comes
6:57 am
back and it's blustery and high of 44. you'll want to see us for cut-ins. for karen rogers, matt o'donnell, david murphy i'm tamala edwards, have a great morning.
6:58 am
i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. we're out of 2%!
6:59 am
i wonder what else could be better around here? i heard that. switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. switch to better. switch to fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v
7:00 am
good morning, america. a major storm hitting the northeast, 11 states under advisories as schools close and millions get ready for a dangerous commute this morning. new warnings right now. fight night in new hampshire. hillary clinton and bernie sanders come out swinging in their first one-on-one showdown. >> if you've got something to say, say it. >> sanders digs in. >> she has the entire establishment or almost the entire establishment behind her. >> while all kinds of battles break out on the gop side. donald trump and ben carson take on ted cruz calling him out for dirty tricks. >> to dr. carson, i guess probably i was the one that was hurt most by it. >> the republicans prepare for the abc news debate in new hampshire. and megyn kelly fresh from her own debate firestorm here live with her t

78 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on