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two philadelphia police officers hurt. and local boys talk about the scary moments where they had to be rescued from an icy pond in bucks county. we're tracking snow moving into the region tonight and continues into the morning commute. it's not expected to be a lot of snow, but like the snow last week it will make the commute tricky with the timing. we dry most of the day today, it's windy, as well, but things change in the evening. meteorologist david murphy is outside on the terrace with all the details from accuweather. >> reporter: it's certainly windy and cloudy on the terrace. take a look there are two systems we are dealing with, the first was a miss, a large pinwheeling area of low pressure it's dishing snow on long island and producing wind down the shore enough to cause a problem with coastal flooding later tonight and tomorrow morning.
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you see the additional precipitation with rain and snow into cincinnati and west of washington that will arrive later on this evening. coastal flood warnings in effect in atlantic county and points north, an advisory south along the delaware bay. that means there could moderate to minor flooding at times of high tide. there's a watch that extends past tomorrow morning's high tide. we have the winter storm watch which is posted in counties from about philadelphia delaware county and chester county and points south and that's because we are expecting the snow to arrive tomorrow. looks like 2 to 4 inches of snow. now, the first round of it could be here during the evening hours tonight him this is a new model run on future tracker 6. by midnight some of us are seeing snow showers. in the morning, we might have a half inch to an inch on the
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ground him brine surfaces may not pick up much of that at all. i want to show you where we are with temperatures. notice the northern suburbs and philadelphia by midnight. if you see the snow showers and you get off the main roads that have been pretreated you could have slick spots. overnight into tomorrow morning, even if there is not a whole lot happening during the morning commute slick spots are possible because you can see the temperatures below freezing. tomorrow afternoon the steadier bands may come in. we expect the numbers to be well above freezing. a lot of snow that comes down during the daytime hours unless it brings cool air down from aloft, it will melt on road surfaces. there's a hint that wednesday morning could have a lingering snow shower. we'll that you talk more about n i step inside. we'll take a look toward the weekend, another change coming then. as that snow arrives tonight and into tomorrow, check
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back often at 6abc.com. storm tracker 6 live double scan will keep you up to date on the storm's path and we'll have the latest on any school closings or delayed openings. "action news" will get an early start tomorrow morning to help you with the snowy commute. join matt o'donnell, david murphy, karen rogers and tamala edwards at 4:00 a.m. parts of the jersey shore that were battered by the blizzard of 2016 are bracing for new flooding problems. annie mccormick has the story from atlantic city. >> reporter: this part of the atlantic city get flooded even on a average day, this is worse than normal, they say that number of people staying here had to rush to move their cars. near the intersection of gramercy place and maine watch the water break against the walls and people around. birthday girl couldn't get enough of the natural beauty out
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in front of the hotel. i think it's george us being out in it. driving no. >> reporter: the shore got a little bit of rain and the storm stayed off the coast, but it caused an onshore flow and enough tidal flooding to affect several areas. on mediterranean high water trapped this red car. nearby absecon on the white horse pike police blocked a lane of traffic. on the black horse pike in egg hard pour township police shut down the road after two vehicles tried to wade through and needed a tow to get out. many are thinking about damage done weeks ago even though the next two days are expected to be minor compared to that weather event. every street is so flooded. >> reporter: danielle wants to get back and forth to work. i'm late, sorry, i'm coming
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in now. >> reporter: residents and people in atlantic city will have to watch and wait and see to get to the -- late in the day, the next high tide is tonight. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." former eagles player lesean mccoy is under investigation for an alleged assault on three philadelphia police officers at a nightclub. two officers were hospitalized as a result of the incident. the fight happened at 2:45 a.m. at the recess lounge in old city. according to sources mccoy and three other nfl players were involved in a physical altercation with the off-duty officers over a bottle of champagne. mccoy was not arrested, a police report was filed. team officials are gathering information and will not comment. we are waiting to learn more from police about a shooting that left a man dead.
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family members say a man was killed and another hurt after they were shot by police. it happened in the 1200 block of keystone road around 2:00 a.m. video from the action cam at the scene showed an suv that appeared to have crashed and ended up on the sidewalk. chester police confirmed they are investigating a shooting. we'll continue to follow this story. a fraternity president at cornell university is accused of attacking a female student in the fraternity house. he maintains he is innocent, but the school is you say -- suspended the fraternity. elizabeth hur joins us live from new york. >> reporter: the suspect had it all going on being a member of a wealthy family and going to an ivy league school. the president of the pra -- fraternity cornell whose father
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is the other than of an opera house. fighting charges he sexually assaulted a student inside this fraternity house on campus. the woman alleges his locked the door and forced himself on her. he pleaded not guilty to first degree attempted rape and sexual abuse. the speed with which they took to the case and brought it into a criminal setting suggests that the prosecution believes they have a strong case. >> reporter: the university president taking immediate action placing 89 fraternity on interim suspension saying sexual violence has no place at cornell. the college junior sits in jail after sure -- surrendering to
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police last sunday. his lawyer said his innocence will be established at the proper time and place. >> reporter: he is scheduled to face a judge tomorrow, the fraternity said it is cooperating with the on going investigation. live from new york, elizabeth hur channel 6 "action news." back to you. thank you for that report. back here, three boys are safe after they fell through a foesen upon the in chalfonte, bucks county. it happened in a retention bay son. they were walk you go on the ice when it cracked beneath them. david bennett and two other neighbors ran to help. they pulled a boy out with a stick, but could not reach the other two. orr climbed on a drain grate, but edwards could not. orr jumped back in the water. i got in and got his backpack
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and got his hands and put him on the grate. volunteers from the fire department used a raft to rescue the boys. he said he is doing well and learned a valuable lesson. the presidential candidates are getting ready for the new hampshire prime -- primaries. donald trump has a double digit lead in the polls. bernie sanders is trying to keep his momentum. polls show clinton is closing the gap. monica malpass is in new hampshire covering the primary. her live reports continue on "action news" at 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. penn museum archeologists uncovered a treasure trove years ago and they are ready to show them off today.
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the resting place of king midus' father. obama administration is asking congress for more than a billion dollars to stop the spread of the zika virus which has become a public health emergency. after much prayer and fund raising a manayunk cathedral will get a new cross on the church tower. details on the final steps to get it installed stay with us.
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president obama is asking congress for $1.78 billion to combat the zika require russ spread by moss -- virus, spread by mosquitoes. the money would develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low income women. mounting evidence shows that infection in pregnant women harms the fetus.
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a group of service members from the delaware air national guard are back with their loved ones today. excited family members and friends greeted the airmen at the philadelphia international airport. they touched down after a 125 day deployment in average. average -- in afghanistan. not only am i thankful, other people should realize so many families go through the sacrifice and there's not enough thank you. for many service members this was the second, third or fourth deployment. still on "action news" at 1:30 another check of the wintry forecast as we look outside, from sky6 live hd there we are showing the center city skyline, david murphy says there's going to be flurries falling from the skyline beginning tonight and tomorrow. we'll have an update when we come right back. a reminder we're on inter
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active media, follow us on on facebook, join us and be part of "action news." work is almost complete on
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the church to your at st. john baptist church in manayunk. the construction is complete, the cross will be anchored back on top of the tower that was supposed to happen today, but the church said they are waiting on a vital piece of equipment that would anchor the cross in place. so after blessing the cross today they partially raised the cross here. peyton manning owned super bowl 50, the broncos came out on top. the half-time show offered electrifying entertainment. alicia vitarelli is at the big board with all the super bowl
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excitement yesterday. >> reporter: this was the big moment of the night, the celebration on the field as the broncos defeated the panthers. the whole evening was jammed packed with highlights and tons of star power on and off the field ♪ lady gaga kicked off super bowl 50 with a rousing rendition of the national anthem. she belted out the star spangled banner in a glittering red suit and matching eye shadow. beyounce shows the big name to announce her world tour. an ad premiered after she performed during the half-time show. it's her first headlining stadium tour there are 40 days since he had heads here to
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lincoln financial field sunday john 5. tickets go on sale next week. denver's peyton manning now the oldest starting super bowl quarterback in history the big game may have delivered a perfect ending for him, but he was coy when asked did his future. i'll talk about it and pray a lot about it. the other stars the commercials, the door realty -- doritos ultrasunday commercial won -- ultrasound commercial won and it was pretty funny. a good game. dave is back with another
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check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you're tracking snow. >> reporter: we are, storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we are dry for now. as we look outside we have the action cam earlier outside 30th street station in university city, sirius center in the distance. staying on the cloudy side. temperatures, 44 degrees, the winds out of the northeast at 14 miles per hour. they could gust up to 20 degrees at times. there's the system that pin wheeled past us today. it brushed the coast that brought rain and snow now up in new long island that's pushing away from us. we'll have tidal flooding during times of high tide tonight and tomorrow morning. otherwise 42 degrees beneath mainly cloudy skies in trenton. 40 in allentown. 41 in reading. 43 in millville. on or about 40 in cape may and
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up the coast in atlantic city. here's how the numbers will tumble later on. it's not a tumble, but they will fall. 45 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 43 by 4. 36 degrees by 6:00 p.m. we'll be close to the freezing mark by 10:00. in through in in here we'll be e look out for snow showers. be careful the later you go into the evening hours if you get caught in the snow showers in case there's a freeze-up on the roads. future tracker 6 has them between 9 and midnight sweeping through the region. light overall not much accumulation, mostly on grassy surface. be careful as temperatures plunge later on and get below freezing at 6:00. the latest model run is not showing you whole lot of action for the morning commute. it's possible that the stuff that fell earlier overnight may make for slushy road conditions.
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9:00 perhaps more of that facilitying through. during the day it won't be snowing all the time, but at times you'll have periods of snow. by afternoon it might be steadier at times. by the time snow is all done tuesday night for the bulk of it. we expect we will have added 2 to 4-inch on the ground. hopefully it is on wet roads where the roads are pretreated we have seen them pretreating already. down the shore it will be rain, so much less snow. there's the possibility that some areas go higher. let me remind you, the model are not in perfect agreement. the nam was as high as 67, about you it's back town -- 7, but it's back down to 3.4. the 2 to 4-inch range is pretty
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good. snow arriving in the evening hours continuing on and off through the day tomorrow and into tomorrow night and again about 2 to 4 inches. it's a tricky storm not that organized and sometimes they might want to throw you a curve ball. check out adam and cecily tonight to see what the latest is. some models are showing early morning snow showers on wednesday morning. otherwise we dry out for the most part. the next big story we cool down thursday and friday and back in the 20s on saturday and sunday, a quick hit of arctic air for the weekend. one of the world's most celebrated conductors is coming to the kimmel center for a special orchestra. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: james lavine is one of the most renown conductors of his generation. there's a show in philadelphia
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created just for him. it's titled the legendary james lavine because he is a iconic figure on the concert stage. >> reporter: he celebrated his 40 anniversary as the head of the metropolitan opera in new york. we are gifted by his presence. >> reporter: it will be his only guest conducting appearance in the united states this season and they will showcase his mastery of many musical styles. whether it is contemporary music or opera it's in the course of one program. >> reporter: it will feature the workers of three legendary composers. therewe'll have charles ives, ae
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organ symphony, the melody from the camille third symphony was made famous by babe, the singing pig. >> reporter: the concert series is february 18 through the 20th in the kimmel center verizon wall. go to arts in philly.org or visit 6abc.com/loves the arts. >> reporter: or 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers.
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meteorologist david murphy here we are continuing to talk built precipitation, no charge of schools being delayed. >> reporter: there's that chance, maybe, because it's going to be below freezing in the morning, honestily i don't think there will be that much on the ground when we get up in the
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morning maybe a coating to an inch. 40 blustery. down the in the i-95 corridor we are expecting to do 43 and 44. we have an issue of high tidal flooding. the snow arrives in the season and continues on and off tomorrow and into tomorrow night. at times it could be slick out there. you want to take it slow when you're in a snow shower. that's going to do it for "action news" at noon, don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5 and 6:00. >> reporter: for david murphy, rick williams and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a great afternoon! we'll see you later.
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