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good morning everyone, it is 5:00 a.m., on this monday, february 8. here's what's happening. more snow along with waves of colder air are on tap today and tomorrow and it could cause minor coastline flooding. a boy rescued from a pond in bucks county is talking to "action news" for the first
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time. let's get you ready for what's in store weather wise with david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: we're starting out with precipitation off the coast. it's a large system as you can see is centered well off the coast. it will be close enough to wrap into portions of the eastern region and parts of the jersey shore. that's happening as we speak. between now and 9:00 a.m., as we expect wrap around precipitation that will cause cool air aloft that will make it a wet snow event. we'll have very small accumulations and mainly on grassy surfaces. there's a winter storm watch that kicks in late tonight and into tuesday night in the southern portion of the region where a second system on the coast has a better chance of putting snow in during the day tomorrow and starting late
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tonight. that could give us more significant accumulation across the region. in addition the coastal flood watch because of the coastal system producing winds today and tomorrow. will produce minor coastal flooding today and toant. we tonight. 48 degrees in philadelphia. under mainly cloudy skies it's getting rather blustery out there. we expect the wind to be a part of the package. we'll get up to average highs. 41 degrees by noon. 3:00 p.m., 43 degrees, a couple of sprinkles or snow showers are possible this afternoon. i think the more significant snow is late tonight and in the through the day tomorrow. we'll talk about expected snowfall amounts a little variation on the models, all that is coming up. we'll enjoy our dry morning commute. this is the schuylkill expressway approaching the
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curve. you can see this vehicle in a dark spot. it's off to the side, but watch for that. all the lanes are open on the schuylkill expressway westbound. people are moving okay. i-95 southbound traffic heading toward center city, light volume, no overnight construction all lanes open, you're looking good. we have another disabled vehicle i-95 southbound near the airport, southwest philadelphia, all lanes are open, watch for that. 55 miles per hour. people moving just fine. overall on the blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 on the big picture you can see the big speeds. don't forget in east falls, the falls bridge is closed. in addition you have money meant road closed between ford and bell meant two construction projects causing headaches, matt and tam and that continues. in the next half-hour, breaking news out of the chester delaware county. scores of police officers are on the scene of what's to be a large investigation. the focus is a wrecked suv,
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katherine scott is live along keystone road in chester on what is happening right now. >> reporter: matt and tam we are sorting this out and police have not said a whole lot about the investigation. i did speak to a family member, she said her brother was shot and injured. we don't know the severity of the injuries. she said her cousin was killed overnight. keystone road in chester, a number of vehicles, there was a shooting, it remains under investigation. police have not commented on the potential victims or the injuries. police were called here to the 1200 block of keystone around 2:00 a.m. the focus seems to be an suv that ended up crashed on the sidewalk. the family member we spoke to said the suv belonged to her cousin. the passenger door was open and police were checking inside the vehicle. i did listener to 're-- did listen to 'recording, sounds
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like dozens of shots were fired. there's no footage that can help in the investigation. police remain on the scene on keystone road in chester. live in chester, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thank you for that. it is 5:05 another brush with winter weather could cause minor flooding down the jersey shore this morning. annie mccormick is live in atlantic city, she has details. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, it's windy it's cold down here in atlantic city. later on this morning twhekd -- they could expect to see some flurries. we got the blizzard, they got a big amount of snow, but the big issue is coastal flooding. they are not expecting to see like that this time around. coastal flood is expected today through tomorrow, coast flood
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watch monday night through tuesday afternoon. high tide is around 6:30. this could impact roadway flooding especially during high tide and makes conditions for the possibility of minor tidal flooding. wind gusts, back here live on the boardwalk, wind gusts are expected to be high around 40 miles per hour. right now picking up a little bit of speed, the temperatures are dropping, as well. for now we're live in atlantic city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." with flooding and snow in the forecast keep open all your devices, rely on double scan radar to learn where the heaviest rain is heading. we are learning about the person killed in an accident in somerton section of philadelphia. the vehicle struck and killed a peddle allong the ten thousand block of bustleton avenue last night. the victim was rushed to
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torresdale hospital, the driver remained at the scene to talk to police. three boys are safe after falling into a frozen pond in pipersville bucks county. they were walking on the ice when it cracked beneath them. neighbors ran to help when they heard their screams. they pulled one boy out with a stick, orr climbed on a drain grate, but edwards couldn't, orr jumped back in the water to help his friend. i jumped back in and got his backpack off, and got his hand. >> reporter: divers used a raft to rescue the boys. they are doing well and learned a valuable lesson. temple's board of trustee will consider moving forward
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with plans to built a football stadium on the campus. many voiced their objections to proposed 100 million-dollar stadium. the mayor hasssed reservations about a new stadium and said they should strike a better deal with lincoln financial field. we're going to get snow, how much are we going to get? >> reporter: we'll get light precipitation today. we have a coastal storm passing us right now. as we look outside everybody is dry with the precipitation falling always rain just off the coast for now. there you can see sky6 live hd, the other thing to note about this morning, every now and then the camera bounces around a little bit as the storm is
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producing decent winds. 36 in the city. 36 in wilmington, 36 in trenton, 35 in allentown. up 40 in cape may. everybody up above freezing. there's that large system. as expected it's well off the coast, but it's such a large powerful storm we're getting a wind blowing in out of the northeast. you can see the radar is picking up northeast bands precipitation falling as rain, but shifting inland a little bit. as we look at future tracker, i think areas east of philadelphia are for a time going to get a little bit of precipitation. it will change over to wet snow as it encounters cooler air at the surface. this will be small accumulations, mainly wet snow, it will dance around trenton for a few hours and push off to the north an east. up in the lehigh valley, windy and chilly, 40 degrees, we're missing out on the morning snow. down the shore some of you will
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see rain mixing with snow along the north coast especially atlantic city north maybe a couple of spots farther south. high of 40 and windy in the afternoon and dry. lots of clouds today in philadelphia. a little bit of morning snow south and east of the city as you just saw. an afternoon high of 43 degrees, maybe there's a pop-up sprinkle or flurry this afternoon. we have snow arriving overnight tonight. there's a chance there's a chance of the snow showers build in later tonight and extending through the overnight hours. the question is what happens after that. this model has on and off snow showers in the morning, but there are others pushing for a bit more. i'll bump our forecast snow, this is the most likely snow 2 to 4 inches in and around most of the region with less at the shore and more north and west. there's a brand new run of the north american model that is calling for seven inches through
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the day with periods of on and off snow tomorrow and tomorrow night. a big range in what we could get, i think the two to four inch idea is pretty good right now. we'll see if we have to bump it up a little bit. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast clouds south and east, 43 degrees. windy today, as well. tomorrow, periods of snow, 2 to 4 inches is a good number to expect and plan for the might go meyer than that, though. 389. wednesday, 39, 34 on thursday, an arctic boundary will drop through and we get colder as we head toward the weekend. friday, 32, highs in the 20s, saturday and sunday, an arctic blast is on the way, we hope we can escape the winter without one of those, but we'll get one this weekend. the search for an attacker caught on camera playing a vicious game of knockout in north jersey. why is the family of a
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plifer suing the family of a -- police officer suing the family of a teenager he allegedly killed. >> reporter: this is exton drive, good to go, bee beyounce warms up for a stadium tour by stepping on one of the biggest stages in the world that's later on the morning buzz. ♪
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a live look here, out across philadelphia international airport. nice and quite right now.
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of course we're wondering how much snow and cold we'll be getting over the next several days. 5:15, 39 degrees. they are brining the roads, karen. >> reporter: yeah and this morning we're dry, but in south jersey and delaware you may get rain and snow showers. staying dry in philadelphia. checking the suburban traffic report, taking a look in bristol township, bucks county i-95 at 413. you have a nice easy ride coming in from yardley or langhorne not dealing with any issues there. we have disabled vehicle westbound on the curve. we have a dark spot watch for this guy as you head out on the the schuylkill expressway westbound speeds at 55 miles per hour. no problems there. as you look at the turnpike overview, no problems, overnight construction we see speeds on the northeast extension and the turnpike itself, looking good in the 60s. we had an accident on the garden
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state parkway. all lanes are back open, southbound at 5:75 pomona that exit. this is an area we have rain off the coast temperatures drop we'll see if we get snow showers along the coastline right now. at this point you're looking good. let's check with the commuter traffic report coming in from haverford, you can see a nice easy ride on the schuylkill expressway. 25 minutes, good to go so far. let's check the temperatures, 33 degrees in quakertown, 35 in coatsville, 38 in center city. so we've got a chilly start, 36 in browns mills. 38 degrees in dover, delaware, tam. thank you, karen. police in north jersey are investigating a disturbing viral video showing a teenager punching out an unsuspected older man. the video has surfaced on social media site. a girl can be heard screaming don't do it. while another person knock him out, and he does.
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police arrested the teenager who they say filmed the assault, but they are out there looking for the 17-year-old suspect. baltimore police say a fan is facing charges after he hit a woman with van while trying to to get away from the fight. the man crashed into several cars and backed up to the sidewalk and ran over a woman. the man left the scene. baltimore police arrested orlando redd. a police officer fatally shot a mentally i will college student and next-door neighbor who was a bystander. the officer is suing the dead teen's family for $10 million, he claims the killings gave him extreme emotional trauma. he shot the teen 6 times back in
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december after the teen swung a bat at his head. he accidently killed betty jones who was a neighbor standing nearby. the denver broncos beat panthers 24-10. vaughn miller got m.v.p. honors. cam newton fumbled twice and sacked 6 times. manning the oldest starting quarterback in history was vague about his future in the nfl. i feel very, very grateful. is this your final game for your career. i'll take time to reflect. this is manning's second super bowl victory, he won his first with the colts. >> reporter: good morning,
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everyone, i think we'll have a lot of the tough commutes, but
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not this morning, not in philadelphia. this is the platt bridge i-95 no problems between 26th and i-95. so you're looking good right now. ben franklin bridge showing no delay, that's westbound traffic on the right heading toward center city. mass transit if you're heading out everything is on time, dave. >> reporter: we're dressing kids warmly this morning because we have blustery wind blowing. this afternoon we'll get into the 40s, but it will be windy. this morning there's a chance of rain and wet snow mixing in atlantic and going in a straight line towards trenton before it pulls off to new york most of us us dry under the clouds. 7:00 a.m., 36. 9:00 a.m., 38. windy this afternoon we'll spend a good period of time in the 40s and our high today is 43 degrees which is right around average. do keep in mind that the wind will be blustery out of the northeast as high as 30 miles per hour, so matt, keep that coat handy. got it. coming up on "action news"
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♪ the bombs bursting in air and that was lady gaga kicking off the super bowl festivities with a rousing rendition of the national anthem wearing glittering red suit with american flag-inspired shoes. many say her delivery did not disappoint. beyounce at super bowl 50 it was a good night for queen bee. i wonder what is she going to sing. she sings formation, she dropped that video saturday night. about to embark on her first headline tour starting april 27. she'll be here june 5, wells fargo center tickets go on sale next week. a lot of controversy about this, cam newton not a happy
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two weather systems preparing to tag team the delaware valley. the first brings concerns about coastal flooding, the second one about snow. getting off on the right foot, a hometown kicker helps the denver broncos lead to victory in super bowl 50. good morning, 5:30, let's talk about what the weather is bringing us and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: that's a former temple owl kicker. we have a system close enough where parts of the area east of philadelphia will get brushed with precipitation this morning. it will be rain initially in atlantic city. as we push up to 9:00 a.m. it's possible as the system pulls away from us, it wraps wet snow into areas close to trenton, ocean county and burlington and atlantic county. we're only expecting small accumulations out of that. tomorrow, a second system


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