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whipping in the wind, it is extremely dangerous cold, a snuggle alert is issued today. it is brutally cold day today. >> reporter: there's a couple of numbers on the maps here, i don't think i've ever seen in this part of the country before, let's get you outside and talk sky6 live hd, there's the view looking live on sky6 live hd from our temple university camera a nice looking morning,
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mainly clear, a couple of high, thin clouds out there. the temperature is big story. minus 11 in the poconos. the record low is minus 12. allentown 2. philadelphia, 9. 4 in reading, 2 in lancaster, 8 in wilmington, 10 in millville. watch this, when you factor in the winds this is what it feels like right now. i don't know that i have ever seen it that cold in the poconos, i'm sure it's been that cold with the wind, i don't know if i've seen it. 11 below in the -- 33 below in the poconos. 13 below in allentown and 4 below in millville. it is 20 to 30 to 40 degrees across upstate new york, vermont and new hampshire and maine where the polar vortex is
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sitting this morning. it's plenty cold here, but it's very, very cold up to the north. behindous 1 in pittsburgh with the wind. charleston, 4, richmond 10. all this cold air will retreat back to the north. tuesday afternoon some areas could reach 60 degrees, so a huge turn around in temperatures is expected here in the next 48 hours. frostbite times windchills are so cold frostbite could occur in 15 minutes. for the delaware and lehigh valleys it's more like a half-hour with windchills between minus 15 and minus 15. cover the extremities and cover your ears. 9:00 a.m., 9 degrees, 11:00, 11 degrees, 1:00 p.m., 16. 18 by 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 18. somewhere in between we should
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top out at 19. the normal is 46. the good news the winds start to diminish during the day, so the windchills will not be as harsh. that's plenty cold enough. the northeast wind is whipping flags in northeast philadelphia. the briewmghts wind is sending -- brutal wind is sending temperatures plunging. making a short trip anywhere is making going anywhere uncomfortable. we talked to a roofer. it's too, too cold. i'm out here everyday, but this, i got to take off for this. the temperature reading on the peco building showed 8 degrees. some people heeding the device to stay in at the mayfair diner. it's very freezing, it's cold. if you don't have to come out, don't come out.
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it's cold. if i can't you nothing else, i can tell you that. the worst of the cold is moving out in the next 24 hours, snow is on the way for tomorrow. remember you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live radar at any time at 6abc.com/weather. time 7:04. this morning people across the country are reflecting on the life and legacy of u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia who died yesterday. justice scalia was from trenton, but left his mark in washington, d.c. diane gallagher is live in washington, d.c. with more on his life and legacy, diane, people are already fighting about who she would replace him. the flags have not been lowered yet after the news of justice scalia's death broke yesterday afternoon. we have less than nine months to go before the election. you can expect the debate over
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whose going to select scalia's replacement to be a key battle between now and november. >> reporter: antonin scalia was a champion for the conservative voice during his three decades as justice. scalia passed away while on a hunting trip in texas, he was 79 years old. last night president obama offered his condolences to the family. we honor his extraordinary service to the nation and remember one of the towering legal figures of our time. >> reporter: politics and presidential candidates wasted little time about who will pick the next justice. president obama said he will nominate a successor. i plan to nominate a successor in due time there will be plenty of time for me to do so and the senate to fulfill its
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responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and vote. >> reporter: republicans in congress don't believe a president with less than a year less in office should make the pick. at last night's cbs republican debate the men vying for the post agreed. i do not believe the president should pick someone. we should not allow a judge to be pointed during his time. it's called delay, delay, delay. >> reporter: this is actually the third time president obama has had the opportunity to nominate a supreme court justice, it is his first chance to shape the ideology of the court if his nominee gets threw. he has a difficult road ahead of him on this, republicans are ready to fight him every step of the way. back to you. thanks for the update. back here at home, senator chris kunes offering his reaction to
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justice scalia's passing. he said. in a statement new jersey governor chris christie wrote -- here at the big board, the action cam captured in incredible site in frankford, a fire scene caked in ice. several vehicles and buildings frozen over, a massive icicle towering over the businesses. firefighters doused the hot spots from an inferno that went
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into 6-alarms. the action cam was right there. the blaze injured a firefighter and two others, they are expected to be okay. the cold hampered efforts to knock down the flames. you see frozen lines and frozen ice on the buildings, once you have water flowing and this type of temperature i tell freezes up quickly. several people and pets were evacuated. fire interrupted serve e service on the septa market frankford line, but it is back up and running in that area. in beltle township, lebanon -- bethel township, lebanon county, i-78 eastbound lanes will be open this morning. a sudden snowfall created
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whiteout conditions. 60 vehicles were involved in a series of crashes. four medical helicopters removed the most seriously injured. in the next half-hour we'll hear the dispatchers' calls for help. there's information from the montgomery county health department ursinus college where 192 people got sick. they found pesticides and dead bugs near food. they did not uncover any lingering violations. staffers say 192 people came down with a stomach bug this past week. classes are expected to resume tomorrow. pope francis will deliver the homily during mass in the crime-ridden section of mexico city. 1 million people are expected to attend the event.
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the holy father led mass at the basilica. during his procession to the alter, the young boy ran up to the pope the pope hugged and kissed the child. he did that a lot when he was here in philadelphia. the people's pope. remembering an award winning journalist who neverfor. an upset elephant is pushing along several cars. plus braving the cold with a little ice skating. >> reporter: dangerous cold temperatures this morning, climb in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees by tuesday. there's the possibility of accumulating snow in between,
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i'll have the details when we come right back. welcome back on this sunday
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morning, it is valentine's day, so happy valentine's day everybody, 7:13, 11 degrees out there. it feels like below zero in a lot of places like our area, so bundle up if you're heading outside. >> reporter: or stay inside. it will be out of here soon. >> reporter: 48 hours, it could be up to 60 degrees, hang in there. we have better weather on the way. there's the view as we look live on sky6 live hd down in cape may. doesn't look too tough out there right now. although temperatures are bitter, you can see the temperature thing on the lower left-hand side of -- right-hand side of the screen. double scan live not showing anything at this hour, we'll see
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temperature increase monday and tuesday, we have dewpoint at minus 12. we have a feels like temperature of minus 7. it's minus 11 in the peculiars. 2 above in allentown. 2 in lancaster. 8 in wilmington where it feels like minus 6. minus 9 in reading, how about 33 below in the poconos. that's with the wind. trenton, minus 11. dover, minus 1. atlantic city at the airport, no escaping the cold there, feels like minus 7. high pressure sliding over the mid atlantic states this morning, that means we'll see a decent amount of sunshine, no snow showers today like we saw yesterday. we saw bright blue from start to finish. the clouds roll in here in the overnight hours, tomorrow we'll see the snow breaking out. polar vortex hanging on one more day. we get into monday, the cold
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stuff starts to retreat back to the north up into canada. warm front approaches from the south, this low rides the spine of the appalachians, winds shift out of the south. it's mild up and down the entire eastern seaboard from maine to the carolinas, it's all rain, you'll start as snow, monday afternoon and monday night. it will go over to rain as we get into tuesday sct warmer weather -- as the warmer weather pulls on in. bundle up in layers it traps the body heat, wear a hat, because the body heat escapes through your head. we get into monday morning. we'll start out with clouds, but no precipitation, by midday that's when the light snow breaks out. 4:00 p.m. it's snowing most of the area. jersey shore, steady rain from wildwood to lakehurst. that snow will come down at varying intensities throughout the day before changing over. by 7:00 it's over to rain in
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philadelphia. just about for everybody south of the pennsylvania turnpike, the jersey, delaware, it's all rain, lehigh valley it's snowing by 7:00 monday evening. it's going to change over there, as well. 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 p.m. it's rain. tuesday afternoon we start out with clouds the rain increases throughout the day. the impact scale for monday, morning commute should be okay. right through 10:00, 11:00 p.m., no issues expected that's the thinking right now. as the snow starts to fall and picks up in intensity. the evening commute looks sloppy and tuesday looks sloppy, as well with periods of heavy rain. expected snowfall totals a coating to an inch for south jersey and delaware. 1 to 3 across the i-95 corridor and 3 to 6 for areas shaded in purple, it doesn't include reading and allentown. it will be he is cloer to the 3 -- closer to the 3 than the 6
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because of the changeover. wind out of the north/northwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. increases clouds tonight 4 across the suburbs and 1 for center city. it gets better by tuesday, 19 today. >> reporter: 36 degrees monday, 56 degrees tuesday with snow changing over to rain monday night. tuesday it's raining, some of it heavy at times, the rest of the seven-day forecast guys looks okay with temperatures going back into the 50s next weekend. it will feel balmy. okay, chris, thank you so much. 7:17 the time, look at this, the large crowd is not searching for something lost on the ground. they woman dove into a cake to find a diamond ring hidden inside. the valentine's day celebration was dubbed the die monday dive. taylor miller found the ring in
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25 second and she gets to keep the gem. we're back.
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a strong earthquake in new zealand has caused a seaside fiscal cliff to collapse. the cliffs are in the city of christ's church where a quake five years ago killed 185 people. this is video from a resident who showed how the quake shook his house. it lasted 30 seconds. new zealand sits on the rick of fire an ash of arc of seismic activity. acel moore died at his home he spent 43 years at the
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inquirer writing stories and giving voice to those who otherwise might have been forgotten. he mentored thousands of young people over the years. he was a founding member of the national association of black journalists. vernon odem remembered moore. he was a crusader to get more and more black journalists hired to integrate newsrooms not only in philadelphia, but across the entire nation. he is sure sierved by his -- survived by his wife and daughter and son. acel moore was 75 years old. scientists have discovered another bacteria that causes lyme disease. the new one can be more painful on top of fever, headache, rash and neck pain and nausea even vomiting and double vision. the new species only appeared in
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everyone, 7:24 getting a lot questions on social media, why is this snow going to rain if the temperatures are so cold. the reason is for the track of the area of low pressure here. the low will ride up the spine of the appalachians. as the low travels to the north, this is all southern air that will start pushing in off the ocean and out of the dixie south. if you wanted snow, this low here would have had to hit the coast like this and then come up, the wind would be out of the
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north and allow the cold air in. with the temperatures this cold, that would have been a good walloping from mother nature with 6 inches of snow. the temperatures will be cold today, topping out at 19 degrees by 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. guys. it is now, 7:25 in sports this morning, the flyers lose a game and player. gm ron hextal sends a message, and jeff skeverski has sunday morning sports. >> reporter: unfortunately, like the weather, the flyers have gone ice cold. they lost four of their last five. to make matters worse they lost a defenseman who is out indefinitely with a wrist injury. flyers fans are face painters you have to support your team and let them know you are out there. first peered, -- first period, off the chest and in.
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early third down one, the deficit disappearance like a ghost. 11th straight game with a point new nhl record by a rookie d-man flyers tie it at 1. flyers short-handed thanks to a penalty by jake borachek. flyers lost 2-1. they pick up a point, they are five out heading into the game against the rangers. it's a tough one. i think we need to learn a lesson, got to play 06 minutes, first period we didn't play very well. we left it to chance at the end there. we're trying to make the playoffs, it's a big thing it's a sour taste in our mouth, because we need two points. it must have been a painfully brutal time in philadelphia sports, the number one shining star, the number one college basketball team in the country, villanova playing at home for the first ever as the top ranked team.
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before facing saint johns hanging out at their pregame pep rally at xfinity live. 0-11, jay wright not happy. they were up 1 at the half. they come out on fire in the second half. a career high of 25 nova wins 73-63. they are 22 and 3. next up, temple. st. joe's comes out flying against la salle. they get out to 9-0 run out of the gate. second half, it gets ugly. st. joe's up 30 points on la salle, st. joe's wins by 26. second best in the a-10 conference. nba all star weekend may be
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one day full of sixers players. for now, not one sixers will play in the all star game tonight. in the toronto the 3 point contest last night it's the slash brothers stealing the show. thompson beats up curry. in a dunk contest, orlando jumps over the magic mascot. zack lavine wins the slam dunk contest. unreal show for the ages for the kids. kobe bryant plays in his 18th and final all star game tonight. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. welcome back it is 7:30 we
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begin this half-hour with the action cam looking live at the olney transportation center. a cold place to be this morning, just like anywhere outside. feels like below zero out there. the thought of being on the beach in cape may, seems awfully far away. mother nature not showing any love on this valentine's day. >> reporter: the only love she is showing is that it lasts one more day. if it lasts 3, 4, 5 days, it would be terrible. this is good news, because
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temperatures are terrible this morning. looking over the ben franklin bridge, clear conditions, icy windchills and the temperatures in the single digits. winds speeds out of the west/northwest, 15 miles per hour. 13 miles per hour for philadelphia. ten in wilmington. ten in millville and ten in trenton. makes it feel like 11 below, 13 below in allentown. feels like 33 below in the poconos. anybody else anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees below zero which is not too bad considering what's happening to the north. 26 below in buffalo. 18 in binghamton, new york. you get into the saranac lake area. 26 below. 38 degrees below that's where
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the polar vortex is right there. it's pushing back to the north and all this cold air will start to retreat in the overnight hours tonight and tomorrow, tuesday is not bad at all, at least temperature-wise. some areas could be close to 60 degrees. cold, sunny, frigid, 19 degrees is the high. temperature will be struggling, 18 degrees by 3:00 p.m., same number by 5:00 p.m. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about this right here, accumulating snow possible for monday. for now, all across the area, people are bundling up keeping out of the coldest air all winter. "action news" jeff chirico continues our coverage of this severe cold weather, a few people enjoying it on the ice. >> reporter: not even the fighting cold could make this grandmother cancel date night
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with her grandson. they braved subzero windchills hitting the ice at rothman rink. insisting they feel fine. it's cold, but when you have good gear on it's warm. once you get the groove you forget about the cold and you start is to sway, it's like yeah. >> reporter: the arctic blast is not enough to cancel all outdoor activities, these temple graduate students picked the coldest night of the season for a walking tour of old city. i've five pairs of pants, 6 shirts and three pairs of gloves and socks. >> reporter: most were bundled up, but not everyone. i'm kind of regreting it now. >> reporter: the bitter cold is keeping and control officers busy responding to calls animals left out in the cold.
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in north philadelphia two pitbulls locked behind the fence another example of owners ignoring the temperatures. he is trying to keep warm he is barking at us, he is cold, he is shivering. >> reporter: the other than picked up the animal and took him inside, p spca officials responded to 40 calls of animals left out in the cold last night alone with temperatures expect to do remain cold through today that number will rise. if you see an animal outside call p spca or act philly both numbers are at 6abc.com. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." here at the "action news" big board, the eastbound lanes of i-78 in bethel township, lebanon township have reopened. crews are trying to clear the westbound lanes where a 60 vehicle pileup killed three people and injured another 40. dozens of vehicles plowed into
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one another. now, police believe this was caused by a snow squall a localized sometimes bliekd burst of snow. -- blinding burst of snow. we have 15 people trapped on the westbound lanes. 78 go westbound and eastbound lanes. >> reporter: we are hearing from a driver. it just sounded like two bombs went off, there were a couple of people laying out and trucks and cars smashed, trucks in between tractor trailers and it was total destruction. >> reporter: police remain on the scene looking to see if any other factors played a role in the tragedy. we'll update you when we learn more details. 7:35. both friends and foes of u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia are mourning his death. the conservative legend on the high court died of natural causes yesterday. scalia was the longs serving
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justice on the court. he was known for his sharp mind and strict interpretation of the constitution. he will go down as one of the great justices in the history of the republic. the justice is survived by his wife and nine children. he died three weeks shy of his 80th birthday. 6 remaining republican candidates took part in the debate in greeneville, south carolina. they faced off one week before south carolina voters head to the polls. in the wake of justice scalia's death they wasted no time that president obama should leave the choice to nominating the next supreme court justice to his success successor. i think it's up to mitch mcconnell to stop it. i wish the president would think about not nominating somebody.
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i do not believe the president should appoint someone. it's not unprecedented. only jeb bush obama had every right to nominate a justice did you work his final year in office. for more on justice scalia log onto 6abc.com there you can find his impact on the court and the nation as well as his reaction to his death. hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigned in nevada. hundreds of bernie sanders enthusiasts gathered in reno for a canvass lunch. hillary clinton talked to potential supporters in hendersonville. 7:37 much more to come on "action news," saying goodbye to the main line man who saverred the love of his life and driving in trial that's next. sky6 live hd looking live outside this morning, it is cold and there's a snuggle alert.
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meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the flute shines in the concert by the chamber orchestra of philadelphia. 6abc loves the arts has more on that when "action news" continues. and bathrooms that get big families out the door. they're number ones, number twos, and a number of ideas for three. life's morning madness. and comfortable, organized bed and bathrooms that make them better.
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live hd overlooking penns landing, if you're inside, good for you, because it's really, really cold outside. thank you for waking up with us. i don't want to go out to the parking lot to get to my car.
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>> reporter: you know when i was going to say, i just realized this, this is the first sunday where there are not going to be any football games since december. what a depressing thought. what are you going to do? >> reporter: i don't know, i can't sit on the couch and watch football all day. there's the center city skyline from our temple university camera. the sun is shining brightly, but it's not going to help us out this morning, as temperatures are in the single digits. double scan live is clear, but it will be active over the next 48 hours. periods of snow tomorrow changes over to heavy rain. 9 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the north northwest at 13 miles per hour. it's minus ten in tanersville. zero for fleetwood and martins creek, 2 in coatsville and 5 in kennett square.
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6 in chester. 8 in hammonton and five in browns mill. looks like we should be in buffalo or chicago. feels like 33 below in the poconos. 13 in allentown. and 7 below in philadelphia. so dangerous windchills this morning. the good news by afternoon the winds begin to ease up a bit and windchill values climb up into the teens above zero. it will get better this afternoon. satellite and radar, clearly nothing going on, we have high pressure sliding in from the west. this is future tracker these are actual air temperatures, later this morning and into the first part of the afternoon we're up to 16 degrees in philadelphia. low teens north and west, 5 for the poconos and with get into the afternoon and early evening hours, 18 in philadelphia. 14 in allentown. 7 for the poconos. reading, 15 degrees. the numbers drop off overnight tonight. monday and tuesday, the numbers,
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of course, i double click that. the numbers get into the 40s and 50s, some areas, by tuesday afternoon which you would have saw there, get close to 60 degrees. we have a nice warmup on the way. and then we take a look at the future cast with the precipitation and cloud cover, monday morning, everything starts out quietly, morning rush should be all right. snow breaks out in the first part of the afternoon. it will come down steadily indicated by the darker shades of lavender. rain/snow line advances to the north. it's in the lehigh valley by monday evening and that pulls to the north into maine by tuesday morning. tuesday morning is all rain with the ground being frozen there could issues with flooding north and west of philadelphia. monday we'll see winter white, tuesday it's all rain. as far as expected snowfall totals a coating to an inch,
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this is before the changeover. one to three for the i-95 corridor. 3 or 4 for places like allentown and reading. we have 3 to 6. most areas will be closer to the 3 and not the 6. there will be a brief period of ice in between, i stress the word brief. it should go over to plain rain. watch out the numbers increase, tuesday morning, 58 degrees for philadelphia. trenton, 57. millville and wilmington, 54. obviously it's all rain at that point. rainfall totals will be 1 to 2 inches. with the ground frozen the snow starting to melt, you factor in the rain there could flooding issues north and west. 19 in philadelphia. 20 for wilmington, 16 in allentown. trenton, 18. a ton of sunshine, but very, very cold. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, another frigid one coming up tonight.
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13 degrees in the city. single digits north and west. 36 degrees for tomorrow. snow developing by midday. breezy and rainy tuesday, very mild, 56. some areas warmer. wednesday starting to cool off again, 48 degrees, thursday, 40. friday and saturday, 40s and 50s, the rest of the seven day is quiet. monday and tuesday a little sloppy, but not bad from that point on. here's what happens when you upset an elephant. this heartbroken elephant in china stormed out of the nature ree reserve. it wandered in and out of traffic and ended up damaging 15 cars. the good news there were no injuries. the elephant is back in captivity. ardmore, montgomery county they paid respects to lawrence johnson who passed away at 108. only five years after he stopped driving. his passengers were well-known.
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dann cuellar has more on his rise to the stars. >> reporter: this is the remarkable story of 108-year-old morris johnson. he was born may 6, 1907 his parents sharecroppers had a tobacco farm that's where he met his wife of 79 years. when she first met him she was 23. >> reporter: the couple would move to ardmore where he became a main line show this is lawrence johnson, and it was in a way, you knew you were in the presence of
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someone very, very special. >> reporter: there was a key to his longevity, his friends would tell you -- he was smiling all the time. he didn't get into the angry part. his eating habits, he didn't eat a lot, but he ate good food. >> reporter: another thing about johnson he loved cars, his first 1914 model-t. he drove it until he was 103. he would have continue driving he had not fallen and broken his leg. the social hall was name for him that's where you will find a portrait of him and his wife. god granted him 108 years to live and be on the earth. a testament to him, he will be missed. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news."
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it is 7:50, the chamber orchestra of philadelphia is getting ready for its most eclectic concert of the season. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: this is the show that let's the flute shine in a wide ranging program that runs from folk dances to the chilling suite from psycho. i've been playing the flute for 54 years of my life. >> reporter: shultz has been playing in philadelphia for nearly 40 of the years. he was named principal of the chamber orchestra in 2003. the concerto for flute and strings is a program that includes an array of numbers from the second half of the 20th century. it has lots of energy and
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lots of jazz. >> reporter: the flute is featured in a piece shultz has been playing since junior high. it's very different from the malcom arnold piece. >> reporter: the strings are the rest of the show. this will be a small group of the string players. i think it's going to be a very entertaining program, a program that i think anyone would enjoy listening to. >> reporter: the cham about -- r orchestra performs at the kimmel pearlman theater go to philly.org or 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers. if you're looking for a place to get out of the cold, the philly home show is going on at the pennsylvania convention
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overlooking the olney transportation center. if you want to feel the love, don't go outside, stay in. there's no love out there. it is cold. >> reporter: it is cold, you can go outside in weather like this, you have to be smart, cover the extremities. 19 degrees with winds diminishing during the afternoon. it will be frigid but not as harsh as yesterday. monday, 36. the morning rush looks already, looks like the snow holds off until midday or so, give or take an hour or two. it's the evening commute that looks dicey, snow coming down with a steady clip. going to rain monday night into tuesday, tuesday, 56 degrees, periods of rain and windy during the afternoon. the big concern with the melting snow and frozen ground and one to two inches of rain do we see flooding issues.
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we're watching. 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning, "g.m.a." is can you think -- waking up to the news that antonin scalia, the highest serving member of the court has died. the eruption over an all out partisan battle over whole fills seat. overnight republican debate evolved into jabs and name calling, trump versus bush and cruz and the audience. we have analysis for you this morning. millions dealing with brutal cold on this valentine's day. windchills are below 40 in some areas. much more on the dangerous conditions, coming up on "g.m.a.," a busy sunday we'll see you soon. thank you,. "good morning america"
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weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues a little later this morning. here's a look at the stories we're working on for you. we're enduring dangerous temperatures we'll have more on the deep freeze. supreme court justice antonin scalia has died. we'll have more on the that. plus more on weather from chris sowers. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. see you at 9:00 a.m.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight -- remembering supreme court justice antonin scalia, the high court's leading conservative voice passing away suddenly at this ranch in texas at the age of 79. >> he influenced a generation of judges, lawyers, and students and profoundly shaped the legal landscape. >> flags across america lowered to half-staff in his honor. this morning, the focus on his legacy. >> getting nominated to the supreme court is a culmination of a dream, of course. >> scalia served three decades on the court. a fiery, pivotal figure, admired by colleagues, widely respected. with friends on both sides of the ideological divide. >> we agree on a whole lot of stuff, we do. ruth is really bad only on the knee-jerk stuff.

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