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tracking snow. the storm is still forming and we're keeping a close eye on the developments. we'll have the latest on when it will hit and how much snow will dump over the region. bitter cold on the slopes today. a live look at camelback mountains, temperatures in the 20s along with windy conditions will make for a wintery sunday. this sun station fire still causing problems five days later. cold weather is knocking out power to generators leaving thousands in the dark. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." thanks for being with us. i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:00 on this sunday, not 6:00. make sure you've changed all your clocks in your kitchen,
throughout your house. a lot to talk to in terms of our weather. we are tracking the bitter temperatures today and of course we're bracing for the storm this week. meteorologist krystal klei is following it all for us. >> that cold air right now and into tomorrow will set us up for those ease sir accumulations as we get into tuesday. unlike what we saw on friday, the ground won't be warm. it will be nice and cold. here is a look at the temperatures currently outside, plus live looks at each of our neighborhoods. sun is starting to come up. a lot different now that we've jumped ahead an hour for spring. 24 in philly, 18 in the suburbs and 20 in new jersey, 18 in the lehigh valley, delaware at 22 currently with the winds pretty light now. breezy as we get into the afternoon hours today, but not as windy as we saw yesterday. radar and satellite, some clouds hanging along the southern parts of our viewing zone, expecting a scattering of clouds throughout the afternoon, a mix of clouds
and sun. but we do stay dry for today. it doesn't last long. here are the details. philadelphia, northern delaware and areas north and west of that little i-95 corridor like i mentioned, monday night through early wednesday, looking at heavy accumulating snow. gusty conditions will lead to poor visibility. looking more and more likely. for south jersey, the shore and southern delaware, the same time slot. we could see minor coastal flooding and damaging winds with a rain-snow mix. more detail on this coming up. >> stay with us on airnd on the nbc app for up-to-the-minute information on the approaching snow. our first alert weather team is working around the clock to track the storm. before the storm arrives, with very to brace for more frigid weather. if you plan on doing anything outside today, you have to layer up. nbc 10's matt delucia did just that this morning before he headed out the door. he's live along the parade route
of the st. patrick's day parade in philadelphia. matt, fill us in on what it's like out there. >> reporter: smartly enough, there are no parade-goers here yet. you see police and the crews out here setting up the barriers and what have you along fifth and market. this intersection shut down about an hour ago in preparation for the parade. they have the barrier set up where you can stand along and watch some of what is going on later today. the st. patrick's day parade is going to be making its way down market street starting at noon. yesterday was a cold day as well for the st. patrick's day parade in wilmington. the emerald city pipe band was also here. they know they're not going to be playing to empty sidewalks. this parade today might be one of the coldest in recent memory. walking outside, taking in a sporting event, all will require a few extra minutes to layer up. >> insulated jacket for him and
i'm trying to keep him as warm as possible, but we've got to walk. >> pajama bottoms, sweat pants, snow pants, parka, two pairs of socks and two hoodies. >> reporter: as we take another live look here, you see some of the folks out here bundled up, even some of the crew members setting up for this parade bundled up as well. you see here this intersection is shut down. they have the police here as well, just making sure everything is in order. this parade is going to be going down market street so a traffic alert. if you need to drive around center city later today, keep in mind that market street from 20th street all the way up through fifth street and up to about front street here, this is the parade route. keep that in mind. might want to avoid this area if you can. for now i'm live, old city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we have new details about the substation fire that happened earlier this week.
the power is now back online today for thousands who lost it yesterday because of cold weather problems related to the power generators. crews seyed's temperature drop is causing generators to malfunction, cutting power to as many as 11,000 customers. pennsylvania senator bob casey will hold the first of a series of town halls today, meeting with voters at 2:30 at the penn museum along south street. the democratic senator is one of the first to hold a town hall since the election. casey is running for re-election next year. u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york preet bharara has been fired. the justice department ordered 46 u.s. attorneys to step down on friday.
bharara refused and president trump fired him yesterday. there are rules against sitting u.s. attorneys talking to the president. multiple officials familiar with the matter says bharara believed president trump wanted him to stay on with the new administration and was shocked when he was told he had to resign. all 93 u.s. attorneys are typically replaced when a new president takes office. the man accused of jumping the white house fence friday night will be back in court tomorrow. 26-year-old jonathan tran was allegedly carrying two cans of mace in addition to a letter to the president. tran told the secret service he was a friend of the president and had an appointment with him. the president was inside the white house at the time of the incident. yesterday mr. trump said the secret service did a fantastic job stopping a troubled person. coming up a little later this morning on "meet the press," moderator chuck todd
will tackle the issue of the health care plan that republicans are pushing. he'll also be speaking with health and human services secretary tom price on nbc 10 at 10:30. before that, coming up in the next half hour, we will be talking live to chuck todd about the big issues of the day. seven minutes past 7:00 on this sunday. man's best friend gets a free ride on septa. but this wasn't any ordinary trip. coming up next, we'll tell you why these puppies got on board, education designed to help them help others. just ahead we'll hear from music legend kenny gamble about the wellness breakfast aimed at improving men's health. me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine.
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. welcome back. taking a look outside at center city, philadelphia. nice shot of the sun picking up. if you didn't do it yet, you were supposed to spring forward the clocks. temperatures as we move forward will be a smidge warmer than yesterday, but that does not mean it feels good. you still need a lot of layers. 26 at 9:00 a.m., 36 around 5:00 p.m. still breezy conditions. in the suburbs, sunny at 24, 9:00 a.m. 33 for the forecast temperature by this afternoon. low 34 at the lehigh valley later today.
mid 30s for new jersey and the shore and same deal, we go for more of the clear forecast to a mix of clouds and sun as we get into your afternoon. today it's all about the cold. tomorrow it's cold. but tomorrow night, that's when that coastal low is going to start tracking up the shore to us. as it moves along the coastline, it's going to develop into something we call a nor'easter. monday night snow starts from the south and west. tuesday morning, the heaviest snow is likely to hit. this is especially in our north and west zones. as we go into tuesday afternoon and evening, the snow will continue. it should start to weaken some. by wednesday morning, snowshowers lingering across the zone. we'll time this out more closely coming up in ju a few minutes. future seeing eye dogs are learning new lessons thanks to septa. these puppies road from lansdale to the montgomery mall yesterday. experts say the experience helps
the dogs learn behavioral skills like getting on and off a crowded bus. >> obviously a lot of people don't drive a car, so they depend on public transportation. the dogs have to learn how to handled public transportation. these dogtios are their line to independence. >> the dogs will stay with their foster families for the next year so they can be trained. once they're ready, they'll return to the seeing eye program to be placed with a person in need. 12 minutes past 7:00 on this sunday. coming up, shining the spotlight on men's health. that's the focus of a special breakfast later this morning in philadelphia. next we'll hear from music legend kenny gamble about his on going efforts to keep men in our area in tip-top shape. plus this -- >> wintery now, but major jersey shore attractions are gearing up for summer and they could have a job for you. >> we're getting ready to begin our big hiring push. >> i'm ted greenberg with where to bring your resume this
for the 20th straight year, a local music legend and his wife hosting the 20th annual breakfast. joining us to talk more about it, famed songwriter and producer kenny gamble. >> thank you. >> dr. paul gittens from drexel university's college of medicine. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> kenny, i'll start with you. what's in store for the event this year? >> it's a blessing because we've been there for 20 years. it doesn't seem like it's been 20 years but it has. my wife, we started out with
maybe about 50 people. now it's well over 500, 600 people, men that come to the wellness breakfast. what's going to be happening is we're going to have an opportunity to talk about a lot of things concerning men and how they can take more advantage of their health, take better care of their health. the doctor here, he will be there talking about sexual dysfunction and all those things. and i think it's going to be very, very interesting, and it's going to be a wonderful day. there's going to be a lot of screening, a lot of things going on. by the way, our sponsors, keystone first, they've been with us for like 15 years, so we really appreciate them. it's like a family reunion when we see everybody coming back.
>> dr. gittens, as kenny mentioned, your focus is on sexual health something that men and even women don't necessarily like to talk about, but very important. >> extremely important. in my center which is philadelphia center for sexual medicine we really integrate sexual medicine with men's health. they're really one in the same. if a man can improve his health, he's going to improve his sexual health and be much happier and his family will be happier. >> you said 20 years, time flies. >> time flies. >> why come out every year and do this? tell us about the message you want to send? >> you've got to do it every year. some people take better care of their cars than they take care of their bodies. you have to go and get your car inspected and whatever. this is just a friendly reminder to a community that's pretty much underserved to think about, think about how is your heart doing, by the way, this muscle
that keeps pumping all these years. so we're asking all the women out there to get your husbands, your uncles, everybody that you know -- >> one more thing to add to our to-do list? >> one more thing to add, to come out and come to 3301 tasker street. >> you beat me to the punch, kenny. we have that information about the address we can pull up for you, 3301 tasker street. you can go to our website, nbc10.com, or our the nbc 10 app for more information. it runs from 9:00 to 1:00. thank you for being with us and thank you for the work you do. >> thank you, rosemary. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's all about the cold today. as we move forward, it's about the nor'easter that will head up the east coast and affect us.
let's look at our conditions right now. we've been going neighborhood by neighborhood each half hour. now we've zoomed into berks county and lehigh valley. redding at 20 degrees. a lot of teens on the map. white hall at 15, allentown the same. walnut port 16 and nazareth 18. remember it's also a little breezy still out there which makes it feel colder than it actually is. here are the highs for today. we only get to about the low to mid 30s, not a lot better than yesterday. yesterday we officially hit a high of 32 in philly, 36 today. mix of sun and clouds across the board. a little cooler in areas like the suburbs and the lehigh valley. really the focus is now towards the beginning of your workweek. as we go monday night into tuesday, that's when we start to see snow move into our area. here we are at 6:30 in the evening, down to the southwest mostly as rain. then we pass to 11:00 p.m. now we've got snow spreading
across the board. a lot of this will start as snow before the center of the storm gets closer to us. now that the center of the storm is nearing us, you see the snow bands, deeper blues, more steady to heavy snow that is likely through much of tuesday morning. also notice the pink indicating sleeting conditions. rain near the shore and southern delaware. this is a key component to this forecast. models have been back and forth on whether the storm center is closer to us which pushes the rain into philly and heavier snow farther to the north and west and pulling the storm system farther to sea which brings more snow to areas like philly, wilmington and some of the most northern edges of south jersey. right now we're going with a solution that pulls it out a little more to sea because more models are starting to lean that way which is a good sign. consistency is what we need as this storm starts to develop down south. then we'll have a better forecast. right now watching snow
potential through your tuesday morning right on through 10:00 a.m., look at the deep blue. that's heavy snow moving through. it just continues as we progress. 3:00 in the afternoon starting to weaken a bit. we'll have lingering snowshowers through tuesday evening and even your wednesday morning. here is the snow totals forecast as it sits now. lowest amounts will be south. the purple you see around 8 to 12 inches or more is mostly philly and areas north and west. we have breaking news right now out of wilmington. a vacant bowling alley is nothing but rubble this morning following an early morning fire. crews were called to the former pike creek bowling center around 5:30 this morning. it's still smoldering at this hour. it closed in 2009 after 21 years in business. especially this weekend summer seems so far away, but really it's right around the
stay tuned for tips and techniques from the nation's top chefs in "the chef's kitchen." >> today we are in harry's seafood grill. we are with executive chef dave banks. we're going to make a lot of different dishes today. >> we are. we're going to take a little crystallized ginger, and this just plays -- it's okay, we'll make it a little wet, uzu, a little seaweed and crystallized ginger. the ceviche is with sea
scallops. >> lots of colorful ingredients. some people let it sit which cooks it more than i like it. it's just popping, and then it goes. >> this looks beautiful. >> this one is a little bit more complex in the preparation. we're going to use the yellow tail and we're going to make a kudo from it. there's no right or wrong here. you roll the leaves up just a little bit. this mushroom -- >> time for the fish. how should i move here in progression? one, two, three? >> yeah, go ahead. >> you guys are having a great time. >> we are. this is fabulous. >> i need a little mushroom with this? is that a perfect bite or what? >> you did great. >> to see today's recipe, logon to
. quick traffic alert in abington, montgomery county, road restrictions start this evening on routed 611 because of bridge construction work. the edge hill road bridge over 611 is being rebuilt because of structural concerns. the restrictions run from 9:00 p.m. starting tomorrow to 5:00 a.m. each day through next saturday. the entire project should be finished by the fall. >> despite the cold weather, major shore attractions are thinking summer. they need to fill thousands of jobs. in fact, they're starting next. nbc 10 jersey shore bureau
reporter visited the attractions during friday's snow to find out who is hiring. >> reporter: at places preparing for summer fun, a reality check that it's still winter, but morey's pier can't focus on th shore attraction opens in less than a month and has lots of jobs to fill for the spring and summer season. >> we need close to 1,000 people. we do anticipate abo 2 in the past. >> six flags great at venture and hurricane harbor looking to fill 4,000 spots for the season. the park in jackson township jenkinson's boardwalk in point . jenkinson's is in need of more >> from the beach, amusement park, restaurants, shops, games, arcades, there's a lot of
shifts to fill. >> in seaside heights, a job >> at morey's piers, they don't do job fairs. if you want to work here, you have to apply online. >> tn you come in for group interviews. >> most jobs start at minimum frequency season passes, an end-of-winter push to fill positions needed to help fill summer thrills. nbc 10 news. >> 100 african-american history makers from philadelphia phi toured, officials unveiled the new exhibit along the e and f gate connector in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the city's african-american museum. coming up in your first alert forecast, bitter cold for today, but then we're tracking
the foenl for snow across much of our area. we'll look at when the snow moves through and more on the come with it. we'll have that coming up. ♪ it isn't just about vision, it's about care. nobody c more than pearle. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. maybe that's why we've been ranked highest in customer satisfaction by jd power 4 years in a row. and now you can love fios too. get our best offer of the year. 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone. all for $79.99 per month, for the first year with a two-year agreement. plus get hbo for a year and free multi-room dvr service for two years. go to getfios.com or call 1.888.get.fios get the best. get fios.
how much snow will fall in your neighborhood is up next in the first alert forecast. ♪ we are family >> remembering sister sledge. the philly-born singer died this weekend at the age of 60. nova nation is on top once again. they are the big east champions and now look forward to selection sunday for their next challenger. good morning.
welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:30 on this sunday. good to see that sun coming up. don't forget to move your clocks forward one hour. now that that's out of the way, let's get back to this weather. that's going to be the big story for the weekend ahead. meteorologist krystal klei has the cold temperatures out there today. >> 70s back in february. now talking 30s yesterday and today. looking like your whole workweek highs only in the 30s. right now at 24 degrees in philadelphia. 18 in allentown and wilmington at 22. dover at 25, vineland 18 and atlantic city just at 20 degrees. we'll only increase to about the low to mid 30s, a few spots in delaware into the upper 30s later today. radar and satellite for us, clear over much of the region. you see clouds hanging down to the south. as we go into the afternoon yet again, we're going to see like yesterday, scattered clouds roll through, a mix of clouds and
sunshine. overall a pretty good forecast if it wasn't so cold. the cold air is going to set us up for easy accumulation as soon as the snow starts falling. you saw a live radar view. that's some snow that will come to the west and help energize the storm that will come up from the south. as it comes from the south monday night, snow will start falling from the south and western zones. tuesday morning, the heaviest snow is likely. that is spreading over much of our region, especially north of philly where we're looking at the best shot of heavier snow bands. tuesday as we go later in the day and overnight, snow should continue but should weaken some. wednesday morning, snowshowers should linger before it moves all the way out. we'll talk about the potential totals as well as the track and how important watching the track will be to this forecast. >> thanks for that, krystal. stay with nbc 10 on air and with the nbc 10 app with more information on this approaching
snow. first alert weather team including meteorologist krystal klei is working around the clock. we'll have to keep the winter coats out a little longer. you need to dress in layers today if you're heading out to the st. patrick's day parade in philadelphia. nbc 10's matt delucia is live along the parade route for a preview. >> reporter: you'll have to break out those green coats and green hats because you'll need them later today. we're along fifth and market streets here. you can see this area is shut down to traffic because of that setup that is under way here. they have the barricades that are also here. when you come up, you can watch the parade as it moves through center city and old city. it was just as cold for the st. patrick's day parade in wilmington. the emerald city pipe band was there and they'll also be here today. they talked about how cold it was yesterday, just trying to play their instruments. we might see more of the same
later today as the folks here play those instruments and make their ways through those parade floats trying to get through this cold weather. you have all the people on the sidelines watching. this parade might go down as one of the coldest in recent memory. like in wilmington, conshohocken held their parade yesterday as well. >> i've never played a parade this cold before ever. >> it's too cold, too cold. i was hoping for 60-degree weather like we had the other day. >> another live look at fifth and market. you see the gentleman with the dogs here, the dogs are bundled up. that one dog right there definitely not liking this cold weather. it is a little brisk. you have to break out the heavy coats this morning. you see fifth and market here again, the police are here as well blocking off this road. if you've got to head out to center city today and driving, you probably want to make
alternate plans because market street is going to be shut down. the parade starts at noon, runs through 3:00, bring that hot chocolate and hand warmers and bundle up. live in old city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we continue to follow the breaking news out of wilmington. a vacant bowling alley burned to the ground. this is all that remains of the pike creek bowling center. it's still smoldering right now. fortunately no injuries to report. the bowling alley closed in 2009. new this morning in burlington county, mt. laurel police are investigating a crash near the intersection of route 73 and fellowship road. that's where a driver hit a person in the street. it happened around 3:30 this morning. the driver did stay at the scene. no word yet on the victim's condition. we have new details ability a deadly fire in central pennsylvania that was caused by a hoverboard. we learned a 3-year-old child
and a firefighter have both died. the blaze broke out in this house in harrisburg on friday night. one of the young victims jumped from a window. crews rescued two other kids. a 3-year-old victim died at the hospital. a firefighter who was injured in an accident while responding to the scene also died. officials traced the source of the flames to a hoverboard that was plugged in to recharge. today philadelphia mayor jim kenney is in austin, texas for the south by southwest festival. this is video from lastier's event when amplify philly showed off its presence it's back to promote the city as a place to live, work and perhaps start a business. they'll join forces for the south by southwest interactive and music festivals. does this really need an introduction? i don't think so. we have one who day to see twiggy, the water skiing squirrel, at the philadelphia
boat show. it ends today at the expo center in observation. you can check out all kinds of boats to get ready for summer. tickets are eight bucks at the door. if you want to be oust side, you can catch championship tennis in chester county. the platform tennis national championships will wrap up in paoli this afternoon. the event is at waynesboro country club. platform tennis is played on a court one-third the size of a regular tennis court. again, as i mentioned, it is outdoors, so bundle up. 7:37 on this sunday. coming up next, remembering sister sledge. ♪ we are family >> joni sledge has philadelphia roots. next, we look back at her unforgettable sound. selling democrats and republicans on the american health care act. i'll talk with "meet the press" moderator chuck todd about the obamacare replacement and the uphill battle the plan could be facing.
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joni sledge was found dead in her home in arizona. she was 60 years old. her publicist says the family is shocked because she wasn't sick. the group tweeted out this picture of joni last night with the message "we love you joni". selection sunday is here, that means plenty of drama and suspense. we know this much, the villa nova wildcats are the big east champs. we'll have highlights next in sports. take a look at these feels-like temperatures in philly. 16 degrees, 12 in pottstown, a cold day. a snow see start of the workweek. is look outside where it could be a white picture in just a couple days.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> welcome back. starting with the temperatures out there this morning and live looks outside. a lot of us have plenty of sun to start out with, and through the day like yesterday, we'll see a mix of clouds and sun. 24 in philadelphia right now. 7-mile-per-hour winds will crank up a tad later today. in the suburbs at 14 for a current temperature. 20 for parts of new jersey,
teens for the lehigh valley and 22 in delaware. spring forward your clocks an hour if you haven't already because we're inder daylight saving time. later today, still cold, 36 for philly, breezy across the board. low 30s for the suburbs and lehigh valleys. mid 30s in new jersey and delaware, some spots in delaware should see upper 30s as well. overall, very cold today especially with breezy conditions. that's going to keep our ground nice and cold as our winter storm potential starts to pick up. we are under a winter storm watch, and that's for almost all of our area aside from the shore points as well as southern delaware. those are the zones that could see that mix of rain and snow, lower snow totals, but al long the shore points we have the possibility of minor coastal flooding and beach erosion as a result of the storm. especially it presses near our location. let's track it out. hour-by-hour forecast, this is a wide view so i can show you two
elements part of this whole set up. first up, a system that will track from west to east near us. this is going to combine with a coastal low that's going to form down to the south and drive right up the east coast. as it interacts with the ocean water, varying temperatures and clips land near the carolinas, that's going to affect how the storm strengthens. that will affect the track as well monday and early tuesday. by early tuesday, look at the snow potential across most of our area, aside from the southern most zones where we have the possibility of thunderstorms as well. with lots of moisture and warmer air from the ocean, you see the line presses north around 6:00 a.m. around wilmington to philadelphia to trenton and north and west, that's where we should see the pockets of heaviest snow. now, on top of that, this will linger tuesday afternoon into the evening, even snowshowers into wednesday which will provide those higher totals.
another issue, the wind gust. here is tuesday at 1:00 a.m., gusty near the shore as the storm center gets closer to us. gusts at 40 along the shore, 25 to 30 miles per hour near philadelphia, and the only increase by noon, 62-mile-per-hour gusts are possible as we get to shore points which leads to the threat of coastal flooding. we'll talk more about this on your ten-day on 10 coming up. >> this is "sports desk" brought to you by xfinity. x1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. good morning. i'm danny pommells from csn. in the last two years jay wright and villa nova have accomplished everything you can think of from a college basketball program besides the conference championship. ville november la lost last year to season hall. hoping to erase that memory. first half, josh hart up to the task, drills a three. that would be a sign of things to come for sure. later in the half nova on the
run. jalen brunson into the paint, gets the bucket to fall, plus the foul. nova by 14 at intermission. after half-time, second half, another three from josh hart. had 29 and was named the tournament's most outstanding player. then another senior, last year's hero chris jenkins off the window for a pair and the foul. katsz cats leave no doubt in this one. winning the big east tourney and likely clinching the number one overall seed in the ncaa tournament. >> this was a really nice break. i feel like we were like everybody else here because we weren't defending champions. we've got to deal with that. we've got to deal with that. i'm not sure yet how that's going to impact us. >> very honored to win this against a tough creighton team. give them a lot of respect and credit. we've got to keep getting better. >> sort of like banging the titanic into an iceberg, the flyers play-off hopes took a major hit in boston against the bruins. first period, bruins with the
advantage, david pastrnak camped out in front of the net. cashes in off the feed from bergeron. bruins up 1-0. flyers answer early, shot from the point, wayne simmonds there causing havoc. it's jordan weal who gets the payoff. his third of the year. a couple of chopsticks on the board. tied at one apiece. stayed that wait until late in the third. drew stafford floats one on net. brandon manning, off his stick and in. oy vey, what a way to end it. flyers take it on the chin. manning's friendly fire is the difference. they lose 2-1. remain five points out of the play-offs: first in two for the sixers, this one against the clippers. like the movie "la la land" at the oscars, the sixers weren't in the conversation at the end. pick things up in the third, great ball movement from the sixers. mcconnell to covington to okafor. sixers up four after the flush. clippers took the lead in the fourth. they were up eight when timothe luwawu-cabarrot cut to the rim,
drops in a pair over deandre jordan. deaf deficit cut to six. the aforementioned chris paul puts it to bed on the other end. his three-pointer liquid as the sixers lose 112-100. one final note, phillies beat the blue jays 8-2 in spring training. that's it for sports. i'm danny pommells, csn. replacing obamacare, it was a campaign promise that the president and republicans who rolled out the new health care plan this week. it will be the focus of discussion this morning on "meet the press." joining us with moderator of "meet the press," chuck todd. good morning. >> good morning, rosemary. >> you'll have an exclusive interview with health and human services secretary tom price. trump administration putting pressure on house republicans to get behind the bill. how much of a battle are we talking about? >> they have a big uphill battle.
politically they know what they have to do. they have to fulfill this promise. but the policy is making different parts of the republican party uncomfortable. conservatives think this new plan leaves too much of obamacare's architecture in place. moderates, republican moderates believe that it takes away too many aspects of obamacare that will make it unworkable for them, particularly medicaid expansion. that's just inside the republican party. normally, if you're a functioning government, you think you can work with some members of the other party. the way republicans sat on the sidelines during the obamacare votes, democrats plan on staying on the sidelines during this revision of it. it puts the president and house speaker ryan in a tough spot. politically they have to figure out how to unite the party. the policy is just not something they can come up with that seems very unifying. >> chuck, the other big story is the sudden firing of the obama
holdover u.s. attorneys. it's customary for a new president to put people in these positions, but the timing is being criticized as well as what happened to preet bharara. he says he was asked to stay on. what's going on here? is this protocol or is the president trying to send a message? >> i think it's a little bit of this. this is procedure protocol, number one. u.s. attorneys, that's a way that parties build their political benches. many u.s. attorneys go on to run for governor, run for the senate, things like that. this is how a political party essentially sees the government with future rising stars. it is totally customary for a new administration and a new party to essentially clean house among u.s. attorneys with a few exceptions. preet bharara thought he would be an exception. chuck schumer asked president-elect trump to keep
preet bharara as district attorney in new york. apparently they had a verbal agreement. relations between schumer and the president have powered big time. he doesn't now have job zurt. it doesn't surprise me. again, if that promise hadn't been made specifically to preet bharara, this might not be a big story this morning. >> chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press," thanks for your insight. >> you got it. >> health and human services secretary tom price will be chuck's exclusive guest on "meet the press." that comes your way at 10:30 right here on nbc 10.
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the internet. thinking maybe i need to check it out. we are looking at a forecast that has a lot going on in the next few days. this is a live look outside in center city. you can see the sunshine, clouds hanging over there and what we're looking at is a mix of clouds and sun, breezy, about 36 for the forecast high. tomorrow upper 30s to near 40 for the high temperature. monday night our first alert goes into effect through tuesday and into early wednesday. that's when we've got the potential for snow, high accumulations are possible. it's really going to depend on the track, closer to the shore means more rain for philly, lower snow totals farther off the shore means higher totals. very windy tuesday and wednesday. at the shore that could mean damaging wind and minor coastal flooding. >> we should remind our viewers it's important to stay in touch with us through the air and on the nbc 10 app because you're constantly updating the forecast with the models that come in. >> we've been saying the way the storm tracks is going to decide
it's very simple. it's called good health care. >> if it's cia, it's a very serious issue. >> i think the president's tweets speak for themselves. >> i'm disheartened and disgusted with the scandal. good morning. welcome to "sunday today." i'm willie geist. daylight saving time cost you an hour of sleep but we're here for you on another busy sunday morning. there are battles in washington over health care reforms and the dismissal of a group of attorneys. and we're keeping a close eye on a looming powerhouse of a winter storm that's set to hit the northeast. plus a new development in the beating of a motorist on a san francisco highway that was caught on video. this morning he is speak