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winter mix mailed for a tricky morning commute across tri-state area. we have team coverage tracking the fallout and what else in store this week. police are looking for a suspect for unusual series of thefts from cars around the northeast. a change is coming from the university of delaware where the university president is heading after the school year wraps up. >> now the details on the mess mother nature left on the roads. the action cam was in the west philadelphia overnight. some roads the mix turned into slush and other places it turned into ice. after the sun came up, the roads began to clear again mobile 6 was driving through center city earlier this morning, you can see some of the mix was gone from broad street all clear here. we have live team coverage tracking the messy mix and what's ahead. meteorologist karen rogers has the latest from accuweather but we begin with chad perdelli in lower merion with the delays for
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students this morning. chad. >> reporter: lower merion high school started two hours late. that was the norm in the area. this sidewalk is in good shape it's wet but cleared by the homeowner. you go down here, that sidewalk was not, it was much worlds earlier this morning. it is beginning to melt, this morning it was a big mess out here. the sounds of breaking ice echoed through the streets this morning. sidewalks had to be cleared cars cleaned after mother nature's a moos -- most recent ice storm. >> i've been out here for an hour now. >> we have a ton of ice on the being on the corner. >> you need a good strong shovel it's a landscaper shovel fog edging.
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>> reporter: many schools opened late today if at all by 9:00 a.m., most of the main roads were in good shape but some of the side roads remain slick in spots. sidewalks, however were another matter. many had more than an inch of ice, late this morning forcing some students to walk on the roads in dangerous conditions. >> feeling nervous navigating the street. >> i'm a senior, i've been doing this for four years. >> the sun is coming out and it's turning out to be a decent day. live in lower merion, chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the ice made for dangerous road conditions yesterday afternoon well into the overnight hours. 8 people were hurt in a crash in springfield township, burlington county. multiple people were trapped inside their cars when medics arrived on the scenes. the roads were so icy medical
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helicopters could not land nearby. no word on how serious the injuries were. meantime in philadelphia, police were called to a slippery kelly drive after a driver lost control of the car and hit a light pole. the pole landed on the street blocking several lanes no word on how serious that driver was injured, as well. heading outside to the jersey shore looking live from sky6 hd cape may, new jersey. clear, but cold at least for now. now that the messy mix has couple and gone, we're checking up and down temperatures all week long. meteorologist karen rogers is outside our studios with the latest. >> reporter: it was a tough one this morning let's look at the viewer pictures, i've been talking to dorothy an twitter. we've got another one from chester county. it's difficult to travel on the
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secondary roads and gingerly walking to your cars this morning. now always chad said things are nicer. 40 degrees in millville. 36 in wilmington. 38 in philadelphia. we are getting lots of melting going on. we're a bit colder in the lehigh valley. 34 in allentown, 3 # in reading. 26 in poconos. we're dry through the area, but the winds have picked up. 29 miller -- mile an hour wind. i'm feeling it. 33 in the poconos. clocked a gust 29 in trenton and beach haven. hopefully that will dry out the roads before the next batch of precipitation comes. this is future tracker 64:30 p.m. we have snow that arrives in the region and changes to ice before changing over to rain, so a lot of to deal with, with the commute. the temperatures will rise overnight into wednesday so wednesday morning will be wet.
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nonetheless you'll have tricky travel. tonight no problems on the roads, clear and melting. tomorrow morning you want to watch out for some slick spots with the refreeze as temperatures plummet overnight. tuesday afternoon the snow develops during the evening commute. the worst timing for this. another chance for snow. a lot happening. you wouldn't know it is march coming up in the seven-day forecast rick williams and sarah. >> meantime our coverage. wintery weather continues at we have the radar and the forecast to keep you prepared for whatever winter throws your way. >> our winter storm dumped ice and snow and caused flooding across the country. many people say they are ready for spring. marcy gonzalez has more from new york. >> reporter: it's pretty in
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central park we got 4 1/2 inches of snow, but other areas got twice as much. a miserable start for march for drivers from kansas to new england. >> the roads are terrible. >> reporter: inasmuch as tone inches of snow -- ten inches of snow falling in someplaces, and thick layers of ice. >> there's nothing you can do. >> reporter: there were crashes and spinouts. this latest storm caused flight cancellations across the country. the log jam so bad five thousand people had to spend the night is at the airport in dallas. they are saying the same thing in massachusetts where they got more snow. the weight collapsing roofs including only the stables. rescuers working to save the horses inside.
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in boston, a fresh coating on top of the 8 1/2 feet of snow that has already fallen bringing the city a few inches away from the all time record. >> it's going to be difficult for the next month. >> reporter: they could break that record with another winter storm in the forecast for tomorrow. in new york, marcy gonzalez, channel 6 "action news." >> investigators for the second time in new jersey are trying to figure out what caused a gas explosion. it happened at 1:30 in point pleasant beach. a 467-year-old man said he woke up to the smell of gas when he turned the lights on his house exploded in flames. he was taken to the hospital with burns on half his body. the cause is unknown. last week a gas explosion injured 15 people about 40 miles away in statfolder township. police in philadelphia are
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investigating a robbing and stabbing at a gold shop in the mayfair section. chopper 6 was over the scene. someone walked into the store and stabbed the other than in the face and took off with a thousand dollars in cash. officers think they know who the suspect is, no word on the victim's condition. >> philadelphia police are looking for at least one suspect after air bags were stolen out of several cars. police were alerted to the theft yesterday morning, 9 vehicles were broken into across northeast philadelphia. all mferld by lone at that -- manufactured by honda. most were made after 201 except one car that was made in 2011. a man is in custody in new jersey for the double murder in northeast maryland. police say 25-year-old fled across state lines after he strangled two people in their 70s. he stole cash a car and several
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gunnels from the home last week. he was picked you mean over the weekend in trenton. 27-year-old ellen love of maryland was adler. police say she helped carroll plan the attack and with him over the weekend. commissioner on crime and delinquency will solicit applications by early july. penn state will use $12 million of the fund for the network or child protection and well-being. >> from our delaware news room, university delaware president patrick harker said else stopping down. he said he is moving on to become the president and ceo of the federal reserve bank of philadelphia. his tenure ends july 1. he plans to work closely with
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the university trustees to insure smooth transition for the next university president. >> what the photographer is saying about the picture he took of cindy crawford. we'll have more on the llama's and their chase through phoenix when "action news" comes right back. #
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mohammed emwazi was a timid boy. one teacher sailtd he was put -- said he was put into anger management therapy. a fight on facebook sparked a deadly shooting in birmingham alabama. police say teenage girls were involved in an online dispute that started three weeks ago. they agreed to meet up at a park and the boyfriend of one of the girls fired a gun. 14-year-old girl was killed and another injured. police took the boys into custody. cindy crawford was hailed after celebrating her body after an unaltered photo was put on social media. >> it's the photo that went viral for allegedly showing the real cindy craw -- crawford.
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this morning the i photo may not be real at all. he said the photo was stolen an altered and distributed to the media. the magazine using mostly head shots and video from the shoot only showed her from the chest up, but when a british journalist shareholder the altered and leaked image on twitter last month women around the world couldn't help but rejoyce. one woman tweeting turns out she has a real body like me. >> i'm happy with my body now but it's not my old body. >> reporter: crawford who spoke about her changing body during a 2012 interview with the handcuffing ton post has -- huffington post remained silent.
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marie clair said it's will a get get -- real, and honest and gorgeous. the magazine nor crawford responded to the claims that the unflattering photo was doctored. just days after the story exploded crawford's hulls instagraming the super model looking more toned picture perfect as ever. lindsey janice abc news new york. well the pair of arizona llamas who took social media by storm during their escape are safe and sound back home. they are normally hard to scare but last week's homeowner's say a plastic bag spooked them. the man was snokd -- knocked down and the chase was on and nobody was hurt they will be
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back on the competition circuit soon enough. >> one tv host has called it quits over a controversial comment. >> we have a live look outside from sky6 live hd, clear skies and chilly temperatures meteorologist karen rogers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, and we have more wintery weather heading war our way once more. we'll tell you about it when we come right back. a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk. but xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem that doesn't require regular blood monitoring. so jim's not tied to that monitoring routine.
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jim changed his routine. ask your doctor about xarelto®. once-a-day xarelto® means no regular blood monitoring, no known dietary restrictions. for information and savings options, download the xarelto® patient center app call 1-888-xarelto or visit >> meteorologist karen rogers is back now with the good, the bad and the ugly. >> reporter: that's right, which one am i? >> you're the pretty. >> reporter: thank you, storm tracker 6 live -- [laughter] double scan around the region, we're dry right now and looking good after an overnight icing we we had icing. sky6 live hd looking live sky6 live hd spring mountain they have good skiing conditions, it's not too bitter cold out there currently you're getting clouds and sunshine. 32 degrees in philadelphia.
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in millville, 28 in trenton. 25 in allentown and reading. we have that sheet of ice covered our cars and driveways ascertain sidewalks. evenly though temperature didn't get that far below freezing, most areas at the freezing mark. now we've got the sunshine mixing with the clouds and high temperature of 38 degrees, a lot of melting going on out there. the dewpoint is nice and low. not as much moisture in the at. the winds out of the west, necht at 17 -- northwest at 17. it's windy out there. hopeful live that will dry out the roads so you won't have as much ice with the refreeze. we're seeing more breaks in the clowrldz that's allowing the -- clouds that's allowing the sunshine to fill in. we're dry with clouds and sunshine. for the evening commute you get the night off you don't have any issues weather related for the evening commute. clouds and sunshine, windy
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4:00 p.m., 39 degrees, 5:30, 36 and dipping closer to the freezing mark by 7:00 p.m. 33 degrees in the overnight hours we get a blast of colder air. temperatures will dip to the teens. future tracker 6 showing the next big issue it comes with bad timing. this is a look at 3:30 p.m. just in time ambiguous the evening rush is about -- just in time about the evening rush is about to get started. we have that area of blue that's freezing rain it could be icy and slippery for the evening commute. starting at 3:30, the snow moves in and 6:00 p.m. freezing rain. 8:30 the temperatures rise instead of lower. the warmer air moves in. the changes over to rain and in the overnight hours we stay above freezing and temperatures continue to rise. for the morning commute we'll see rain and drizzle. it will be wet not white. tuesday evening it's a tough
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time as you're traveling. today, 40 degrees is the high, lots of melting and some refreezing with the low of 18 tomorrow morning. the next big event comes tuesday afternoon. we get a relatively short period of snow and ice. it hams during the evening commute that's the trouble. changes over to rain, 35 the high. wednesday, periods of rain, you it's just wet, for the first half of the day. wednesday we have a wave of low pressure developing midnight wednesday into early thursday, we'll have to see if we get snow on thursday, after that it's dry and cold. sunny and cold, 32 friday. saturday, milder for the union that's a sign spring is here, 45. you spring forward always as the daylight savings time begins. 45 degrees. saturday 48 degrees.
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tv host kelly osborne is quilting fashion police after giuliana rancic mailed made a controversial comment about zendaya who said she may smell like patchouli oil or weed. after the backlash began osborne tweeted in defense 67 zendaya. she was questioning whether she wented to stay on the show. no word on who will replace her. >> call me maybe singer was on good "good morning america." ♪ >> it's called i really, really, really really i really like you. it's the first track on the new album later this week. her viral hit spawned thousands
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of lip sync videos. justin bieber and tom hanks make appearances in the video. will smith's newest movie focus hit theaters pulling in $19 million. king's men came in second. sponge bob round out the top three. 50 shades of gray came in 4th after two weeks at the top of the box office. # #
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tonight on 6abc the bachelor gets put in the hot seat for this season's will tell all episode. tonight each girl who chris left without a rose is back and some of them want answers.
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that kicks off tonight prime time lineup after the tell all special. it's an for credit and lies. how about going on an epic luge ride a dad built for his children. and a world war ii veteran decides to go sg sledding with his dog. it's coming up on a final check. accuweather forecast. kind of a day reprieve. >> reporter: we get a break today, sunshine mixing. clouds and sun ascertain --
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andy windy. 36 in lancaster. 37 in downingtown. in the city itself in the i-95 corridor, 40 a couple of degrees above that down the shore, 42 for the high in atlantic city. clouds and sunshine, it will be wind at times. >> thank you. a look now at some of the stories coming up this afternoon on "action news" at 4:00 p.m. including tips to save more while shopping both online and at stores. >> new a paid version of the popular dating app is rolling out today. but buyer beware. why user over 28 will have to pay three times more than younger daters. >> that will do it for "action news" at noon, join us later for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00, and of p.m. for karen rogers, sarah bloomquist, david murphy, i'm rick williams, we'll see you this afternoon for "action news" at 4:00 p.m.
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