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us for a little while as we're tracking snow for the week ahead. you can get out of the cold today and enjoy a breath of spring at the philadelphia flower show. the doors open this morning at the pennsylvania convention center. we'll have a live preview. it is almost time to set those clocks ahead one hour for daylight savings time. you lose an hour of sleep. just what we don't need. find out what a new study says how we can get better rest. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today. thanks for being with us. i'm rosemary connors. it's 5:30 on this saturday. okay. we got another blast of bitter winter weather and then we have some snow in store for us for the week ahead. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking it all with the most accurate forecast in the region. >> let's start with the cold because it is very cold when you get out the door. get out of the car to come to work doesn't feel good outside. this is a look at the 24 hour
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change map. right now temperatures versus yesterday morning temperatures when temperatures were dropping ahead of the snow that was pushing through. so take a look here. we're 22 degrees colder right now in philly than we were just yesterday at this same time. 23 degrees colder in vineland. wilmington 25 and allentown 21. atlantic city near 24 degrees colder right now. it was cold yesterday once the snow started falling. what we're looking at here is that same situation but on a bigger scale when it comes to the cold. we're 17 allentown, trenton, 19 in mount holly and 21 for philadelphia. what we're going to be tracking today is a consistent cold. while we aren't looking at snow, we pushed that out of here. we're not tracking any clouds. the sunshine won't help us much today. we'll still keep temperatures only in the upper 20s to low 30s for highs. in philly as we track the next few hours we go from 21 right now to 22 at 7:00 a.m., by 10:00 a.m. 26. take a look what it feels like.
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right around 13 degrees. that's because it starts to get more windy as we progress through the day. track out those wind gusts and more on your temperatures for saturday if you need get outside coming up. when we're not on the air you can stay on top of this weekend's cold weather and the snow that's expected with the nbc 10 app. 5:32 right now on this saturday. new from overnight. only nbc 10 cameras were there as choppers flu victims from a car crash to the hospital. this is in upper providence, montgomery county. one car crashed along blackrock road near 2nd avenue around 2:00 this morning. four people went to the hospital with serious injuries. three had to be flown by helicopter. we're still working to find out exactly what cause this car to crash. let's head to south jersey where an accident in oakland cents four information the hospital. one victim is in critical condition. this accident happened at the intersection of white horse pike and capital avenue just before 6:30 last night. six cars involved.
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investigators tell us they are still trying to talk to eyewitnesses and ask anybody who saw anything to give them a call. a new lawsuit excuses a northeast philadelphia hotel of helping sex traffickers enslave a 14-year-old girl for years. lawyers claim the teen was forced to have sex with men two and three times her age at the roosevelt inn. the nbc 10 investigators found police and criminal records showed sex trafficking arrests at that hotel. the u.s. attorney's office would not comment on the possibility of criminal charges. in bucks county prosecutors there say they have not ruled out the death penalty in the case of the woman accused in the rape and murder of her adopted daughter. sara packer appeared in court in doylestown yesterday. a judge told her she did not have to be the person who killed grace packer to be accused of murder. her boyfriend strangled grace in july one day after he raped and beat her while sara watched.
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here what lawyers on both sides of the case say about it. >> when we present the case it will be presented the good, bad, ugly and terrible. >> she's charged with a lot of things that we allege she did not do. >> jacob sullivan is set to appear in court later on this month. work will continue today in old city to remove dozens of coffins discovered during a construction project. the snow yesterday delayed the excavation on arch street. the coffins were part of the first baptist church burial ground established in 1707. records show the bodies should have been moved to a cemetery in west philadelphia in the 1860s but that did not happen. now back to our weather. feels like winter out there. winter is not letting go of its grip. but you can start to think spring, feel spring. get a look at spring at the
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pennsylvania convention center. the philadelphia flower show opens its door in a few hours. randy gyllenhaal is live there this morning with a preview. randy? >> reporter: rosemary, when we were walking over here to the convention center it felt like 10 trees outside but the minute you walk inside it feels and smells like spring at the flower show. the theme of this year is called holland flowering the world, celebrating the dutch and country of holland. when you think about holland you might think about these wooden clogs that they are well-known for. they are also well-known for one of their main industries which is horticulture. one of the few countries whose main industry is flowers and that's the theme of the show this year celebrating the dutch and all of the netherlands. we'll catch up with allen jaffe who is the communications director for the flower show. tell me a bit about holland, why you chose that theme and the importance of that country in the horticulture world. >> holland was an easy pick for us. we've been thinking about it for
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a couple of years. when you think about nation around the orlando known for a particular product, particular plant you think about holland, actu tulips and wonderful bulbs that come out of there. >> you can see beautiful within mills. great gala last night for folks to come check it out. aside from the dutch aspect of the show there's a sustainable farming, sustainable agricultural aspect. >> i like to say we celebrate the beauty of holland but what brains. they are very innovative people. they have been that way for serns. when you think about alternative sources of energy, they had wind mills for serns. that tradition of thinking about ways to live with the earth and eco-friendly ways. so, we have what we call the eco dome here. created last year in amsterdam and showcases the fantastic thoughts in green technologies and environmental living in
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holland. >> it's horribly cold outside. come check it out. 11:00 a.m. >> come this morning. opening day. wonderful time this afternoon. we'll have a wonderful party tonight with flowers after hours. everybody is invited. >> thank you very much. 11:00 a.m. check out the flower show. they have some cool wind mills. live inside the philadelphia convention center. randy gyllenhaal, sends it back to you guys. we went from snow yesterday to frigid temperatures this morning. we're going to track this winter blast with meteorologist krystal klei when we come back from the break. plus -- >> that time of year again. we lose an hour of sleep when we spring forward this weekend. chances are you are already overdue for some much need zs. find out what a new study says about how tired we are and what we can do to get some better rest.
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>> the still breezy. the blanks you see remember locations that are not reporting gusts or don't have gusty conditions currently just some breezes around 15 to 20 miles per hour. what's going to happen here, winds will crank up as we track along through your afternoon. so let's take a look. right now 15 to 20 mile-per-hour winds. that's through your morning hours. then we go into the later part of the today, 4:00 p.m. gusts to 35 miles per hour. up to 40 miles per hour gusts are possible. so it's going to be windy in the afternoon. unfortunately temperatures really don't climb much. we only get the upper 20s to low 30s. feel like temperatures around 20 this afternoon. tomorrow morning we're still breezy, gusts of 20 to 25 miles per hour. your weekend forecast.
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temperatures stay cold not just today but tomorrow too. 32 for our temperature in philadelphia. for saturday, sunday up to 36. upper 20s to 30s in the suburbs. 30s consistently in new jersey, delaware. lehigh valley 27 for a high today. 29 only for your sunday. and dry for our weekend. can't say that as we go no your work week. we'll talk about that potential for the biggest storm we've seen this season coming up. the controversial student production of "ragtime" will play again tonight at cherry hill high school east. a debate erupted over the use of the n-word in the show. some wanted it changed but school administrators decided the musical would go on uncensored. a packed audience watched the opening show last night. 5:41. ahead in sports we'll hear from the eagles two newest wide receivers and villanova goes up
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against seton hall and it was a wild finish. we'll have those lights next.
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here is a live look over the basilica of saints peter and paul in center city. a mass for healing and recovery will be held here today at noon. the archdiocese is asking anybody who was impacted by addiction to come and draw strength from each other. pope francis says he's open to the idea of allowing married men to become priests. the pope says he would consider the idea because of a shortage of priests in some parts of the world. but he would not allow single men to become priests and then get married later. the priests who lead the high
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school says the pope are trying to make sure there's enough priests around the world. >> really if the eucharist is focal point of church life and not enough priests that's a serious situation. >> the archdiocese of philadelphia would not comment on the pope's remarks. okay. when we go to sleep tonight we, of course, want to make sure our clocks are set one hour ahead. i always set a back up alarm in case my cell phone doesn't go off because i wouldn't be here tomorrow marks the beginning of daylight savings time, 2:00 a.m. to be precise. the change will give you more daylight in the afternoon. that's great. also good because you can replace your batteries. nice reminder also for your carbon dioxide alarm. when we spring forward we'll lose an hour of sleep. chris clakum explains millions of americans are losing sleep every week of the year. >> reporter: right when we're springing forward to daylight
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savings time comes a study that shows 75% of all americans missing at least one day of work a year, some missing up to five days just to catch up on sleep. >> so we're really talking about sleep deperipheralation. it's starting to reach epidemic proportions. >> reporter: this sleep doctor who has written several books on getting a good night's sleep saying the most common obstacle to sleeping well is treasure. >> one of the biggest things my patients can't turn off their brain at night. >> reporter: he also says not having the right mattress, sheet, pillow, lighting and sound can interrupt sleep as well as drinking caffeine and alcohol too close to bedtime. he says the best bet for good sleep is going to bed and waking up at the same time every day. >> the more consistent you are with that the more your brain actually knows when to sleep.
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>> reporter: that should start this weekend even though the clock will read an hour later. chris clakum, nbc 10 news. i struggle with sleep deprivation as i'm sure many of us do. 5:47 right now anthony saturday. meteorologist krystal klei is awake, ready to tell us about the weather this weekend. we got another blast of cold air coming through and then we got this snow. i thought winter was over. >> i was kind of hoping it was too. i know a lot of people have been saying that. it's march. i don't want snow any more. warmest february we've ever seen over much of our area and now paying for it in march. here's a look at the temperatures right now. we drop to the 30s yesterday very easily with all that snow that moved through. right now it's 17 lehigh valley. 15 in the suburbs. philadelphia sitting at 21 degrees. that's the same for south jersey and the shore at 19 currently. let's take a closer look into our delaware neighborhoods.
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21 in marshall. greenville at 19. mittletown at 22 degrees. cold. 22 for felton and lincoln 24 right now. remember it actually feels colder than this because we've got some breezy conditions. the wind chill factors in. take a look at our lehigh valley. reading at 18. cooks county at 16. hard to believe yesterday we were eyeing these to see if they were cold enough to support snow. now we're down into the teens. 14 in what nut and allentown checking in at 16 right now for the current temperature. radar and satellite it is clear for us current and what's going to happen today some scattered clouds pass by don't expect any snow, rain. we just stay cold and mostly clear. we go from 22 at 7:00 a.m. to 28 at 11:00 a.m. and just those low 30s in the afternoon. that's about as good as it gets for us. we'll see increasing clouds later today but scattered clouds still see peaks of sunshine.
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suburbs 18 degrees 7:00 a.m. upper 20s at 11:00 a.m. in delaware, 27 for new jersey getting to 31 degrees and low 30s as well for some spots along the shore. other spots along the shore may cap out around upper 20s. remember like i mentioned we have this wind forecast for us. gusts around 30 to 40 miles per hour possible for us today. those wind speeds around 15 to 20 miles per hour. then we fast forward to that hour by hour for your monday evening into tuesday. so watch here. this is a different computer model than i showed the last half hour. i showed the difference between. >> even rain. we'll be tracking a storm center coming in from the west. at the same time a coastal low develops in the south. this is the recipe for a nor'easter to develop. what we got going on this system will be tracking up from the south and there you go by 7:00 a.m. tuesday, this model brings of the storm in a bit closer to
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us. the result is for some rain, for others snow. we're talking potentially a lot of snow, especially because it's march. so we have to watch very closely. where that storm center comes off the coast goes. because if it's close to us some can see rain some see snow. further offshore different snow amounts for the whole area. that's what we're looking at right now. there's going hit. just determining who sees what at this point. >> that's what you were telling me a moment ago. we know somebody will get it. just a question of who and that's what you're over the next few days. >> right now it looks the highest potential as we track different models especially the european model whichly does very well for us philadelphia and areas north will have the best chance of snow at this point. >> thank you. this is sports desk brought to you by xfinity.
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>> reporter: hello. the eagles went on a shopping spree of first day of free agency. wred we heard from the newest bird. john clark has more. >> reporter: the eagles brought in the biggest free agent name out there, alshon jeffrey and torrey smith to give carson wentz better weapons. they are both only guaranteed money for unyear. take a look at alshon arriving in philly having fun with your come as. he told us at the airport and at his press conference, carson wentz is a big reason why he decided to come to the eagles. >> yeah. he's a great quarterback >> i told him my job is to help him win the mvp. he said i don't care about mvp i want to win championships. right attitude. has that "it" factor obviously
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he's still young so he's not perfect. but i know that he has the potential to get it done and to able to play with a guy and also grow with him and help him in other ways. >> reporter: these starting receivers were signed with low risk and not making a commitment. will alshon stay here? >> we feel confident when alshon gets here and sees the passion this city has for our football team, gets around the people, on and off the field, that this will be a place he'll want to be. >> reporter: john clark, csn. thanks, john. villanova playing number five seed seton hall in the semi-finals of the big east tournament. final 15 seconds. going down to one. kris jenkins off the mark but here comes josh hart. there for the rebound and the foul. seton hall last chance down two angel comes in close. off the mark.
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villanova holds on 55-53. >> it bounceed into the perfect spot and i was able to get it gene up with it. and then the last play, played as best as anyone could. >> on the ice flyers face the bruins today. both teams fighting for a playoff spot. see that game on csn at 1:00. sixers take on the clippers at 3:30 on tcn.
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ugh, it's only lunchtime and my cold medicines' wearing off. i'm dragging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
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in bucks county hundreds of people showed their support during a coaches versus cancer fundraiser. auctions and other contests were held burgthe basketball game in langhorn last night. the event raised american cancer society. >> philly sports fans are showing their love for barwin who was released this week. nbc 10 cameras were there as barwin got a standing to aviation at last night's maxwell award in atlantic city. the defensive end spent four seasons in philadelphia before the eagles cut him. he had good things to say about the team and the support from the philly fans.
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>> very humbling. i'm very thankful. i had a tremendous time playing for the eagles. grateful to have the opportunity to play for the organization. >> barwin said he's not done. he plans to continue his charity work here even when he moves on to a new team. good to hear that. bucks county is celebrating st. patrick's day with its 29th annual parade this weekend. the day begins with a special catholic mass honoring the grand marshal at 8:00 this morning. then the parade begins at 10:30. starting at conwell eagle high school. atlantic city celebrating the green. the 11st annual st. patrick's day parade kicks off at 1:00. the actual st. patrick's day, march 17th is this friday. 5:57 right now on this saturday. one way to escape the cold today is to head outdoors and get inside to the philadelphia flower show. it off later this morning at the
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pennsylvania convention center. nbc 10 randy gyllenhaal is there. we'll join us in the next half hour a live preview. take look at the temperature boards. teens and low 20s. doesn't get better than this in the afternoon. we'll check how cold your afternoon is when we can see the next shot of snow to coat areas like philadelphia.
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right now on nbc 10 news today bundle up. we're waking up to a cold blast that will last through this weekend and we're tracking another snow threat for early next week. police and firefighters rush to rescue people caught in a six car pileup in 0 south jersey. several victims are still in the hospital this morning. we'll have an update. talk about a hockey fight. police are investigating this brawl involving two local high schools. we'll hear from the players who took some heavy punches. 6:00 on this saturday. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm rosemary connors. thanks for being with us. that bitter blast of winter still with us this morning, saw it, saw it last night. brief burst of snow fell in parts of the delaware valley late into the evening.


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