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right now on "nbc 10 news today," executive order on hold. a judge puts a temporary halt on a portion of president strum's travel ban on immigrants and refugees from seven majority muslim countries. protesters galgter at philadelphia international airport to rally against the detention of some people trying to enter the u.s. we have new nfgs this morning about the potential release of those detainees. we take a live look outside at center city this morning. it's another chilly morning and we're tracking some snow as we move into the workweek. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm ted greenberg. it is 5:30 a.m. on this sunday
morning. we'll get to our breaking news in just a moment. first, the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist krystal klei and the most accurate forecast in town. >> good morning. ted. looking at radar and satellite maps. we have scattered clouds in place. this isn't moisture making the the surface. it shows yesterday again today we have some of that lake effect moisture scattered around our area. specifically lehigh valley, wouldn't be surprised about a few flakes. today for most of us, like to y today, a mostly dry day. from south jersey through the jersey shore, delaware up to about philadelphia. really philadelphia looking to be around the cut-off-line pour the better snow potential. for the start of midnight through noon tomorrow, your monday morning commute could be a slick one. overnight accumulating snow. talking one inch to up to three
inches specifically around the jersey shore points. overall, still enough to make for a more bumity morning commute in parts of new jersey and delaware specifically. temperatures comment eight 30 degrees in mt. holly. coatesville at 32. those are actually temperatures. what it feels like, a little cooler. 27 in philadelphia and 30 for trenton. mt. pocono at 18 for the feels-like temperature. what we're going to do is track through your sunday. we'll letout know how many layers to wear. plus we want to talk more about that monday morning snow. this morning we are waiting for reaction from the white house to a federal judge's decision that halted president trump's recent travel ban for people from several muslim majority countries. you're looking at demonstrators at new york's jfk airport cheering that ruling. large crowds packed philadelphia international airport, jfk and
other airports last night. dozens of overseas arrived yesterday only to learn they had to immediately fly back to their war-torn countries. the aclu took the travel ban to court yesterday. a federal law enforcement official says the president's ban applies to non-u.s. citizens from syria, iraq, sudan, libya, somalia and yemen. last night the judge in new york granted a national stay allowing airport detainees with visas to stay in the u.s. and not be deported. at least five passengers detained at philadelphia international airport are expected to be released today and admitted to the united states. nbc 10's lauren mayk is live with details on the effort to get them released. good morning, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, ted. here is what we know. the five people that were
detained yesterday, the aclu tells us they are expected to be released to day. we are still waiting to find out exactly when that will happen. as you can see, things have cleared out today. let me show you what this terminal looked like last night. protesters here, protesters came with signs protesting the president's executive order and demanding the release of the passengers here. also at the airport, attorneys with the aclu and lawmakers working on this. senator bob casey and congressman bob grady, also governor tom wolf here. let me show you what he had to say. >> these are people who have gone through all the lamar hurdals and they have chosen to come and live with us here in pennsylvania. i say to them you are welcome here. >> reporter: the department of homeland security responded to the stay issued in new york. here is a part of their statement. they say, quote, the department
of homeland security comply with judicial orders, faithfully enforce our immigration laws and implement president trump's executive orders to ensure those entering the united states do not pose a threat to our country or to the american people. we are waiting for those detained here at philadelphia international airport to be released today. we are also expecting to see some of those protesters back again. they are expected to come back hear this afternoon. live at philadelphia international airport, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. the suspension of the president's travel ban could help console a family in allentown. they waited years for their relatives from the middle east to make it to philadelphia. the relatives arrived yesterday only to be sent right back on the next flight. nbc 10's denise nakano reports on our international with the asali family. >> reporter: joseph is waiting to hear of six of his family
members flying in from qatar. customs agents detained his two uncles, their wives and children at philadelphia international airport and sent them back to qatar within hours. >> going on an 18-hour plane ride and being told at the door that they are not welcome here anymore because of the country that they came frl and the country they were born in -- >> reporter: his family has waited for 14 years to come to the u.s., had paid thousands of dollars and went through the process of obtaining immigrant visas and green cards. little did they know while they were in the air, policy on the ground took a dramatic shift under the trump presidency. >> they had been approved and for all of that to be taken away while they were in flight, that's just frustrating. >> reporter: republican congressman charlie dent from allentown is urging the trump administration to immediately suspend enforcement of the order that bars non-u.s. citizens from
seven muslim countries from entering the u.s. >> unfortunately, this executive order appears to be overly broad, and it's having consequences that are being felt right here in my community of allentown, pennsylvania. >> it's going against everything he wants to do. he says he wants to protect those bgz persecuted, but really sending them back to danger and war. >> reporter: denise nakannakano 10 news. >> protests held at air ports around the country. hundreds clogged the international terminal at jfk in new york. the sidewalks and even every level of a nearby parking garage were filled with demonstrators. at one point officers blocked unticketed protesters from boarding the air train. governor cuomo stepped in and ordered the trains to start again. ten people trying to get into the united states were detained inside jfk late into the night.
tears erupted when one of two iraqi citizens walked out of the airport to freedom. hamid dharwish worked as an interpreter during the iraq war. >> this is the greatest nation, the greatest people in the world. this is the soul of america. this is what pushed me to move, leave my country and come here. >> a group of rab bieps compared the events happened down to the jews being turned away from america's shores during the holocaust. this immigration crackdown is sparking demonstrations at major airports across the country. at san francisco, chicago and dallas people gathered with signs and chants. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app as we follow any updates on the immigration crackdown on
protests and developments at philadelphia international as well as airports across the country. a child saved after she was thrown onto the tracks into the path of an on coming train in south jersey. who rescued her and how he's now doing. a busy day for president donald trump as he put pen to paper in another round of executive orders. plus we'll fill you in to his phone call to russian president vladimir putin.
welcome back. this is the blue cross river. you can see quiet, still dark, sun isn't quite up. just past 7:00 a.m., a scattered clouds, mostly dry day. the feels-like temperatures, 27 in philadelphia and 32 in wilmington. lancaster, you're feeling like 29 degrees and allentown at 31. atlantic city, 34 degrees.
winds aren't terribly strong this morning which means the feels-like temperatures are close to actual temperatures. as we go through the day, it's going to be another day where we have light to breezy winds picking up into your afternoon. here is what we're looking at. 36 degrees at 3:00 in the afternoon. even though the high temperature should make it back to the low 40s. 35 at 5:00 p.m., we start to see increasing cloud cover. in the pennsylvania suburbs, 25 this morning, 8:00 a.m. 33 in the afternoon. that's about the same for parts of the lehigh valley where we'll see sclouds throughout the day. i wouldn't be surprised if we see flurries over the lehigh valley. delaware at 27 at 8:00 a.m. 36 the feels-like temperature at 3:00 p.m. the same for new jersey at 36 droes. the partly cloudy forecast.
8:00 a.m. -- we're now under a first alert for some of the snow making a wet and slick commute for your monday morning. we'll track that out with your future model coming up. >> krystal thank you. the jewish federation of the lehigh valley will hold its annual super sunday mitzvah day. they'll make phone calls from allentown jcc to raise money for local and overseas causes. they're set to have service programs in allentown and bethlehem. coming up, a celebration of a community center, aiming to help philadelphia families stay healthy and fit.
street while he was struck. a 21-year-old man was driving, did stop. there are no charges. in burlington county, a woman accused of tossing a 5-year-old girl into railroad tracks into the path of an approaching new jersey transit train. it happened friday night at the burlington town station. police say when autumn mat cheer rah saw an officer walking her way, she grabbed the child and threw her onto the tracks. police motioned the train to stop as the boyfriend of the girl's mother pulled the child to safety. mat cheer rah faces a murder charge and is being mentally evalua evaluated. medics treated the girl for bruises. today there's a prayer vigil for the victims of a deadly atv accident. gianni forte died on friday night. his crash was critically hurt. both were members of a local football team. tonight's services begin at 6:00
at the football field. a west philadelphia mother is being called a hero for saving a 3-year-old boy's life while losing her own to a hit-and-run driver. surveillance photos show a white minivan fleeing the seen. it hit catherine brown friday night and dragged her down 57th street just before the crash. just before the crash she tossed the 3-year-old grandson out of the path. >> if she wasn't working, she was with the grandkids. that's it. that's her life. >> family says this has been really tough on the grandkids. the crash happened as they were leaving a birthday party. and the young children wrnsed the entire ordeal. three more executive orders from president donald trump are now signed and sealed. one of them bans members of his administration from lobbying for five years. another sets up restructuring of
the national security and homeland security councils. the third order requires the joined chiefs of staff to submit a plan on the next month on defeating isis. whogt the white house and kremlin are describing president trump's phone call with russian president vladimir putin yesterday as positive. the white house says the one-hour conversation was a significant start towards improving a relationship in need of repair. the call was the first official contact between the leaders since president trump took office. former vice presidential candidate virginia senator tim kaine will sit down exclusively with mod ralter chuck todd on nbc's "meet the press." it comes your way right here on nbc 10 at 10:30. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> looking at temperatures in the philadelphia neighborhood. chilly start this morning. it's going to be another chilly day. today will be similar to what
you saw saturday. 32 degrees, park side a little below at 31 degrees. mid 30s, 35 center city to society hill and 33 for graduate hospital. speaking of 20s here. 28 for summer ton and 32 the current temperature in parkwood. getting an early start to your day. it's a cold start. it's where really we're expecting things to be when it is winter. what we're tracking is just some scattered clouds, no snow this morning. what we're going to be looking at is a big difference from right now to, say, tomorrow morning when we should be tracking an area of snow pass by with a low pressure center or storm system, it will pass to the south. the bands of snow should pass through delaware and new jersey. today we'll still see breeziness. 20 to 25-mile-per-hour gusts. winds sustaining at 15 miles per hour. the breezy innocence making it feel a little colder than it was
in the afternoon. here are the temperatures we're forecasting. 43 in center city. summerton at 42. easton at 40. in new jersey, 42 degrees, trenton, voorhees, hampton, you're 44. ocean city at 44 degrees as well. 43 for smyrna. today is a mix of clouds and sun. you see that as we go through your future model. we go overnight sunday. check this out. we start right around midnight and see the snow start to move into the area. it stays mostly snow. temperatures close to 32 degrees. this is something we'll have to watch very closely for a rain-snow mix. clipping through south jersey and the jersey shore. just getting started on the morning commute, as this passes through we'll see some accumulating snow because temperatures will be cold enough. as it goes along, it moves out by 11:00 a.m. to noon. all that tracking to the east.
what we're left with is some slick roads out there, specifically the untreated areas. that's why we put the first alert in effect. we start to clear as we go through the rest of your monday, still clouds but not tracking much in terms of snow. then we go overnight monday into your tuesday morning, 7:30 a.m. now we see snow starting to clip the northern half of our viewing area. this is looking to be lighter snow, maybe an inch. we could see up to three inches on the monday morning snow. tuesday afternoon, 2:00 to 3:00, it's a rain-snow mix that passes through philly as well as moves out by tuesday morning. we'll taug about your extended ten-day on 10 in the next half hour. lots of moving and shaking in nicetown. nbc 10 was there for the open house of the salvation army ray and joan community center. the 130,000 square foot facility offers families a place to learn
the benefits of exercise and healthy living. some of the top ice carving artists on the east coast showed off their work in south jersey this morning. mt. holly hosted the annual fire and ice festival yesterday. attendees got to admire the sculptures and visit a heated tent to sample chili and craft beers. find out when you'll see joel embiid, plus the flyers put their skills on display. we'll hear from wayne simmons next. i'm jim rosenfield for "nbc10 @issue." skbroin me when we take a look at super bowl commercials. will surprises be in store this year? >> i'm going to be interested to see if anyone is going to be dangerous enough to do something that feels kplit cal. >> plus show me the money. tips on how to get colleges to cough up more cash. >> want to find out who read your application.
. this is sports desk brought to you by xfinity. x 1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. good morning to you. i'm danny pommells from csn. 6ers entering another back-to-back games. joel embiid didn't travel to the windy city. embiid does not play in back-to-backs. he's likely to play demarcus cousins of the kings comes to town. sunday the nhl all-star game in is in los angeles. you can see the game on nbc 10 at 3:30. saturday the skills competition which included flyers' wayne simmons, the wayne train involved in what they call the four-line challenge, shooting at the net from all three lines on the ice. he was in the one-timer
competition as well as the fastest skater competition. it's simmonds' first all-star game and the city where his career began. >> i'm excited, to be mentioned in the same breath adds some of these guys around, as i look around here, it's definitely an honor. >> the philadelphia flyers had an up and down first half, but getting back on track now. what do you have to do better in the second half? >> we have to be consistent. a little up and down. like riding a roller coaster. for us, staying consistent, not turning the puck over and make sure we're doing things the right way. >> phillip martelli and st. joe's looking to handle la salle. la salle up one, morris in a broadway play, under 20 seconds to go. lamar kemable hits the game wichb ever. college hoops, drexel hosting charleston and a rough one pour the dragons. second half, charleston up
eight, chilly carbon any outside. charleston beating drexel. the sisters in the australian open final. serena drills an ace down the middle. serena takes the first set. match point for serena as she approaches the net. venus cannot return it. serena winds a record breaking 23rd grand slam title. beating sister venus in straight sets. a judge's order pulgts some of the president's extreme vetting on hold. the i'm grass crackdown sparked protests at airports across the country. nbc 10's lauren mayk is live at philadelphia international following developments there. >> reporter: waiting for relief. we'll tell you what we're learning about the relief of passengers detained here and when this order could be tested next. >> and we are tracking snow in
>> protesters at phl. they rallied at the airport against the detention of some people trying to enter the u.s. we're following new developments that could lead to the release of detainees. this all follows a judgment in new york putting a temporary halt on a portion of president trump's travel ban among immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly muslim countries. >> for all that to be taken away while they're in flight, that's frustrating. >> an anguished family in the lehigh valley. their loved one arriving in philadelphia were detained and then sent back home to the middle east. >> nbc 10 breaking news. >> good morning everyone. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm ted greenberg. thanks so much for being with us. it is 6:00 am on your sunday morning. thanks for being with us. we'll get to our breaking news, but first we say hello to first alert neighborhood