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>> good morning everyone, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, december 26. tam is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. >> new this morning, a gunman out for revenge shoots a 52-year-old man in philadelphia. >> the return blitz is about to begin. stores are reopening to take back holiday gifts and ring the register for new sales. >> winter storms causing travel headaches out west, we're tracking possible freezing rain. >> karen rogers is in for david and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: the national weather service has the freezing rain advisory from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the poconos until 4:00 p.m. because of the potential for slippery travel as you head out. it's cloudy and missy, we're watching for the chance of drizzle. it hadn't happened just yet. 29 in quakertown and pottstown. 30 in coatsville, 32 degrees in
saint davids, 36 degrees in center city. in new jersey, it's 33 in browns mills, hammonton. 38 degrees in dover. misty out here with lots of clouds. satellite and radar showing clouds in place. the showers are out to the west. we can see a touch of drizzle certainly mist at any point. that's why it could be slippery in the north and west. 7:00 a.m. in the city, 38 degrees. 10:00 a.m., 44. could be freezing drizzle in the far northwest suburbs. lots of clouds. 1:00 p.m., 45. 4:00 p.m., 46. the testers keep going up. -- temperatures keep going up. 48. we hit a high of 50 today, that doesn't happen until after sunset. you want to be dressed appropriately when you head out now it's kind of chilly. matt when i come inside i'll give you the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and warm up a bit.
>> reporter: we're watching the north an west suburbs for the potential freezing drizzle. as we go west to king of prussia, it's dry along the schuylkill expressway by 202. of course, lots of people will be return to the malls today to make returns. we'll see people heading to the king of prussia which opens this morning at 8:00 a.m. or maybe, if you're going to head to the willow grove park mall that opens at 7:00 a.m., just an hour from now. now there's a crash close by at fitzwater town and moreland road by the luk oil station. no issues on the boulevard or i-95. off i-95 they have not patched the water main break in queen village. southbound side of columbus boulevard at queen street, the one lane is open. one southbound lane and the ramps off i-95 are open. with light volume you can get by without too much of a problem so far on this monday. >> a camouflaged gunman shot a
man and left him in critical condition police believe it was in retaliation. the 52-year-old victim was hit several times in the arm and torso. police say he was taken to temple hospital by private call and explain what they know about the earlier incident. >> we're getting information from several witnesses that this 52-year-old victim family members of his were involved in earlier fight in the neighborhood. >> police are interviewing witnesses and they looking at surveillance video in the area to can help identify the gunman. let's turn to a tradition that kind of become deja vu for some people. holiday gift returns, malls are opening early to take it all back or grab markdowns after
christmas. annie mccormick is at the mall in southwest philadelphia which just opened its doors. >> you will all the people who were heading in this morning, were waiting in their cars because it's cold out this morning. there's a handful of people that walked into the walmart that opened at 6:00 a.m. many of the walmarts in the area and many jc pennies are opening. this is video fromuple of weekss hitting the stores. reachers tracking the shopping trends are seeing a dip in the sales. many tracking shoppers since christmas fell on a sunday. 20% of returns happen during the holiday season, $06 billion in merchandise. gift cards make up a huge part of sales, but researchers can't track them until they are reseemed. expect that to start happening -- redeemed. expect that to start happening today. there are websites that offer to buy and sell them, you don't get the full value or donate them to a charity church or school.
the activity at the walmart it's cold, with the wind coming off the delaware, peopler waiting in their cars. there are big sales expected in in a number of stores especially when it comes to technology. annie mccormick chk channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> a winter storm in the midwest and the plains is making it dangerous to get around. janay norman has more. >> reporter: i love this white white christmas. winters weather making for white christmas and tough travel the day after. >> we're happening making silly faces and singing songs to get the time going. >> reporter: in arizona resist a major snowstorm brought two major high highways to a standstill trucks and cars stranded outside of flagstaff.
getting home or to the mall could be tricky across the country. in the northern plains it's a slippery mess, where freezing rain turned to snow. transportation officials in the dakotas, shutting down 600 miles of road along 90. 94 and 83. because of drifting snow and near zero visibility. some of the same areas under a blizzard warning and could get more than two feet of snow. rain and storms could move through nebraska, kansas, missouri, oklahoma and texas. >> >> i hope i can get home. >> reporter: in nebraska about 800 people lost power and there were reports of a possible tornado. janay norman, abc news washington. sky6 live hd looking at philadelphia international airport. maybe you're picking someone up
today or you have a flight of your own to catch. looks like things are moving smoothly at philadelphia, the only city across the country experiencing major delays, tioga midway, 27 cancellations. call 1-800-phl-gate. >> just what sparked an apartment fire in montgomery county. a woman out from a walk may have presented it from becoming a christmas day tragedy. kevin kerry tooked -- took the video of the smoke coming from the apartment yesterday afternoon. the people living upstairs were not home. but a couple of and their daughter were living in a separate unit downs, they did not know about the blaze until a woman walking by saw the fire and called 911. firefighters got there and removed the family. we spoke to the woman who placed the phone call.
>> reporter: did they know that the house was on fire. >> it is an apartment upstairs. it was scary. >> lucky to have her walking by. the second floor sustained smoke and water damage, but nobody was there at the time. if you ride a motorcycle in delaware you could be required to wear a helmet. the state legislature will consider a bill in the new year. it is compared to the seat belt law and calls it common sense. right now you're only required to carry a helmet on a motorcycle in delaware, only those under 19 and younger are required to wear it. >> reporter: if you're going to carry it, put it on your head, you would be protected. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area, we're dry right now, but we're watching for the chance of freezing drizzle. it's ms.y out there right now. -- misty out there right now.
let's go outside and see when it looks like. we're looking good, lots of cloud cover up above. as we look live near city hall. 36 degrees, the dewpoint 26. a bit of moisture. the pressure is rising. the winds are out of the east/northeast, they will switch to a southerly flow and the temperatures will jump up later on today. satellite and radar clouds and showers to the west, we have a warm front that will sneak through. at any point we could see a little bit of drizzle or shower here or there. for the most part it's dry and we're feeling camp with the clouds. the concern is with the freezing, you could get freezing drizzle north and west. we have a cold front out to the west, this sneaks through tomorrow and we'll get rain in the early morning hours. lots of clouds today, feeling damp at times without a lot of precipitation, 7:00 a.m., 38.
10:00 a.m., 44. from 7 to 11:00 a.m., the national weather service has freezing rain advisory. 1:00 p.m., 45. 4:00 p.m., 46. the numbers keep rising. 7:00 p.m., 48 degrees, we hit a high of 50 after sunset, kind of an unusual day. future tracker 6 showing at lunchtime, freezing drizzle in the poconos, they have that advisory extended until 4:00 p.m. in the poconos. we watch this throughout the afternoon, it changes over to rain and again temperatures in philadelphia will be well above freezing. a little bit of drizzle here or there especially in the northwest. it's tomorrow when the front comes through and gives us batch of showers or rain. if you have a morning commute tomorrow, it will be a wet one. we'll be here to help you out throughout that. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today cloudy and drizzle at times. it feels damp out there with misting. 50 degrees with the late high. tomorrow an early shower, it's a warm one, high of 60.
temperatures jump into the 40s with the cold front that moves through tuesday, you feel the effects on wednesday. thursday, early rain possible, 49. friday it's windy and colder, might spark a snow shower to the northwest. saturday brisk and chilly, only in the 30s, 39 degrees for the high temperature. some sunshine on sunday, 47 degrees, as you look at the seven day, we're talking 60, 50 and a day in the 30s, we're all over the place, up and down. >> that's crazy. >> 6:11 now, a powerful typhoon makes landfall over seas forces families into emergency shelter he is. >> russian look for clues following a deadly plane crash. >> reporter: 202 route 1 baltimore pike, if you're heading to shops at the conquered mall that opens at 9:00 a.m. there's no problems with the traffic lights. new construction in delco and
the sun is trying to peek out, meteorologist karen rogers will be following the accuweather forecast in just a few. >> turn to matt pellman with traffic, hey, matt. >> reporter: i know you're wondering what we are seg braight on -- celebrating on monday, december 26. it is national candy cane day. national whiners day, for those of you who did not get the things you wanted i suppose and to our friends in the north it is boxing day. aye. lots of people making returns to area malls. things look fine along 309 by english village at walsh road. we had a crash close to willow grove park mall that opens in 45 minutes, they have it pushed off to the luk oil parking lot.
posthole day gift for you, new construction begins tomorrow, warlg -- wallingford avenue is going to close, use woodward road and possum to get around it. time for the commuter report brought to you by the waze app. speaking of a disabled vehicleh. a person died from being pinned by a fallen tree others were swept away from flash flooding in the philippines. tens of thousands of people have been displaced. there's new information about a russian crash of a military plane. pilot error or technical fault is likely to be the cause.
that plane crashed in the black sea killing all 92 people on board. it included dozens of singers in the russian military choir and journalists and a doctor known for his charity work. the air i can't havecraft was oo an air base in syria for a military concert ahead of the new year. two soldiers in tennessee are charged with the death of a 25-year-old man. police discovered the body in an apartment parking lot. enough evidence was gathered to charge marcus bryant and robert go with criminal homicide. no word on what the evidence is or a possible motive. the sixers tip off with the kings in sacramento. the denver broncos will not be repeating a super bowl chance, the chiefs crushed them last night with help from a defensive
lineman's touchdown pass. eagles final opponent, dallas cowboys host detroit tonight. the first in the nation ban on search containing a germ killer is about to take effect. >> a growing sinkhole is threatening homes in the mid midwest. >> reporter: we have an area of freezing rain advisory from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. >> reporter: best deals the day after christmas, many in electronics, experts say the hottest post christmas deals are cameras, smart phones and video games. game stop has buy two get one free sale on used videos on last year's models and returned merchandise and the products that didn't sell during the holiday season.
that's why i use excedrin.n hold because of a headache. it has two pain fighters plus a booster and for some, headache relief starts in just 15 minutes. now moments lost to headaches are moments gained with excedrin. >> a large sinkhole is causing a home in frazier msh to cave in -- michigan to cave in. a sewer intercepter line gave way. another sewer collapsed nearby caused a 1600-foot long sinkhole in 2 -- 160-foot long sinkhole
in 2004. >> reporter: usually when i open my mouth, i get that sinking feeling. there are no delays and no accidents, this is the boulevard extension wissahickon avenue. nice, light volume if you have to go to work morning. if you're riding mass transit, septa buses are running on a modified holiday schedule. that will be the case all week this week. subways regular weekday schedule. regional rails sunday schedule. pay close attention everything is a little bit different. >> reporter: lots of clouds and misty out there right now. satellite and radar we can see drizzle or light showers working their way toward our region. we have the freezing rain advisory from the northwest from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. overall here's what to expect. cloudy skies, freezing drizzle in the northwest from 7:00 a.m. to the poconos it could last until 4:00 p.m. today's high, will be 50 after
sunset, kind of an unusual day with the late day high. philadelphia no weather related days, boston you have rain, but no delays if you're flying out. >> minnesota will be the first state in the nation to ban associated press that contain the germ killer. some say it could disrupt human hormones or linger in public water systems. the epa on the chemical will take effect in september.
>> it is 6:26 if you're just waking up. the sun is yet tow join us, but -- to join us, but it will be here shortly. karen rogers is tracking freezing rain. the crew of the space station sent a message of cheer above earth. they showed us when they were feasting on, turkey, mashed potatoes and ginger bred and hot cocoa. the staff of the u.s. embassy in japan recorded a delightful holiday message. ♪ they posted the video online
showing them perform a popular dance from a scrapes tv show, u.s. ambassador, caroline kennedy made an appearance dressed in a santa suit. city's christmas recycling tree will run from january 2 through the the 14th. the recycling sisters are opened from monday through saturday. decrease along the curb will be picked on regular trash day. a gunman opened fire in a packed nightclub in new york. >> here what police say might have touched off the deadly shooting. accuweather is tracking the
potential for freezing drizzle in the far western suburbs this morning. >> remembering an icon, reactions are pouring in over the death of british superstar george michael. >> the rush is on to return unwanted presents and snatch up the final deals of the holiday season. good morning, everybody, 6:30, december 26. tamala edwards and david murphy are off, we have karen rogers and matt pellman good morning. >> reporter: it's breezy and misty out here with lots of clouds. the national weather service is posting a freezing rain advisory for the northern and western suburbs. it lasts until 4:00 p.m. in the poconos. we're expecting drizzle today, concerns are wut -- with the temperatures below freezing in the northwest suburbs we're watching for that to happen. 30 in coatsville, above freezing
in kennett square and center city and levittown. in new jersey, 33 in browns mill and 35 in glassboro, and 38 in dover, delaware. satellite and radar we can see clouds in place and feeling kind of damp the not a lot of precipitation, showers to the west, we saw them move through pittsburgh, heading toward the region. it will be damp at times today. it will be mild late today. 7:00 a.m., 38. by 10:00, 42. at 7:00 p.m., temperatures are rising. it's 48 at 78:00 p.m. we -- 7:00 p.m. we hit a high of 50 after sunset. wait until you see tomorrow it's better than tomorrow. >> reporter: it was the morning after christmas all through the lands, only a couple of creatures were stirring of that i'm a fan, because it means to delays on area roadways, moving great on i-95 at cottman avenue. what used to be our work zone
that ended last week. we've four lanes by cottman and no southbound delays heading toward center city. looking live on the vine street expressway, closed overnight because of construction. this morning, it is flies and clear with light -- this morning it's nice and clear with light volume along the vine. water main break at columbus boulevard and queen village. one southbound lane is open. we had a crash not too far away from the willow grove park mall at fitzwater town road. new jersey turnpike, north of delaware memorial bridge, again, light volume, i expect some people to be making a trek or there to or from grandma's house, right now it's quiet. >> it was the day after christmas, all through the stores you'll be seeing gift returns ascertain bargaining
hunting and people who want more. annie mccormick is live at the walmart in south philadelphia which opened a half-hour ago, annie. >> reporter: it did, so far we have seen a dozen people heading in there, this morning we were the only people at the walmart waiting for the doors to open. take a look behind me you can see the doors as more shoppers head in. we talked to people, it's not so much about returns, but more sales. take a listen. >> my grandkids have something they have seen before christmas i'm coming back later on and see if i can take advantage of a goodbye. >> 50% off christmas decorations. wow, you're thinking ahead. researchers tracking the shopping trends are seeing a dip in sales. many expected more last minute shoppers since christmas fell on
a sunday, 20% of the returns happy -- happen during the holiday season. gift cards make up a huge part of sales and researchers can track them until they are redeemed. expect that to start happening today. there are options if you do not use your gift card. there are websites that offer to buy and sell them. you can donate them to a charity church or school. a number of walmarts across the area open at 6:00 a.m. so do jc pennies. different holiday hours for malls and shopping centers, most of them are opening between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. happy shopping happy returning. back to you. >> a delaware county family was lucky to escape a fire that broke out on there home on christmas day. it happened in glen mills yesterday afternoon of this is
viewer video where you can see heavy smoke and flames coming from the roof. family members say they are counting their blessings. >> i'm glad nobody was hurt. you have to look at these things and think the glass is half full and not empty. >> the fire left significant damage. no injuries were reported. new castle delaware, hit-and-run state police identified lisa bolton of new castle. she was struck and the driver took off. police are searching for the driver, they believe the vehicle was white with front end damage. the search is on for a man who opened fire and killed an 81-year-old woman in south philadelphia. marie buck was shot several times inside the store on south 6th and titan street. buck's family believe she was targeted despite being beloved in the community. anyone with information is asked
to call police. pop music icon george michael has died from heart failure inside his home in england. the family asks for privacy at this difficult and emotional time. there will be no further comment at this stage. he rocketed to stardom as pop duo wham. he rose to fame as a solo artist selling 100 million albums that lasted almost 40 years. he was 53 years old. debby rent analyze said her -- reynolds said her daughter is in stable condition. carrie fisher suffered a cardiac emergency on a plane from london to los angeles monday night. she promised the family would share any updates, fisher is
best known for her role as princess laya in the star wars saga. happening today, the celebration of kwanzaa begins. each day is dedicated to a different principle. a giant menorah was lit on the national mall in washington, d.c. on the the second night of hanukkah. the tradition began under president jimmy carter. it is 0 feet tall with the size regulated by jewish law it cannot be too small or too big so people have to crane their necks. >> happy hanukkah and happy kwanzaa. >> reporter: we have slippery travel as you go on it to celebrate. him storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry right now. looking live at philadelphia
international. no weather-related problems just yet. we have surfaces that could freeze north and west of the city. the pressure is rising. the winds are light 10 miles per hour feeling breezy and chilly to starting point you off. satellite and radar showing lots of clouds, we're watching the patch of showers or drizzle goat closer toward our region. you may see a little mist at any point, but the drizzle is not here just yet. a wider look the cold front is out to the west. a warm front lifts through, a little bit of precipitation the cold front brings showers. here's a look at the 12-hour forecast, lots of clouds in place, a little misting here and in. 7:00 a.m., 38. 10:00 a.m., 42. 1:00 p.m. in the mid 40s. 4:00 p.m., 46 went to feel great with mist and clouds, testers in the mid 40s, although we hit a high of 50 we're not there at
78:00 p.m. it will happen after sunset. here's future tracker 6, freezing drizzle in the poconos. the rest of the of us above freezing. 5:00 p.m., shower touch of drizzle the not a lot of precipitation, just enough to feel damp. this is a look at 7:00, if you're commuting tomorrow it will be a wet one in the early morning hours. let's take a look at what to expect in the seven-day forecast. 50 for the high, it sounds nicer than it is. we hit the high after sunset. much of the day you're in the mid 40s with lots of clouds and drizzle. tomorrow an early shower, it's a warm one, 60 degrees for the high temperatures, sky will brighten a little bit at the end of the day. monday are cooler, 60 to 40s back to reality. thursday, early rain, 49. friday, windy and colder, 40. even a chance for a brief snow shower in the northwest suburbs on friday. saturday, brisk and chilly, we never make it out of the 30s.
sunday we get some sunshine, 47 for the high. not a lot of precipitation today just enough to make it feel damp. you might not enjoy the 50 for the high. >> we'll try. thank you. 6:40 a.m., gunfire erupts inside a packed suburban new york city nightclub we'll break down what led to the deadly shooting. a strong earthquake rattles nerves in south america. >> reporter: franklin mills doesn't open until 10:00 a.m., if you're getting there early, so far so good on the woodhavenen road on the bucks county boarder. we'll check on 422 when "action news" continues on this monday morning.
>> 6:43, not a lot of people out and about early this monday morning, 36 degrees, city avenue. getting up to 48. look out for freezing rain to the west beginning at 7:00 a.m. in 17 minutes from now. >> matt pellman checking the roads this morning, it looks light, people are sleeping in. >> reporter: i think they will be hitting the malls later on. do you need anything to go back. >> i love everything. if you're not in the same boat if you have to take something back to the premium outlets, great ride on 422 passing collegeville heading toward limerick, those outlets open at 8:00 a.m. 422 eastbound no delays, volume is lighter than normal. i expect that each morning this
week, but especially this morning. we're getting word of a new crash in land daily, vine street ironically by the police department. on the big picture, no crashes on the schuylkill expressway or the boulevard on i-95 no delays, either. columbus boulevard southbound just one lane getting by because of the water main break from a week ago. in delaware so far so good on going long term construction you one of the ramps in newport, christiana mall is opening early down there. 42 moving fine in both directions heading southbound toward the gloucester premium outlets opening at 8:00 a.m. >> a man is in custody after police say he opened fire at a packed nightclub in suburban new york. the suspect had been kicked out of the club in mount vernon west chester county.
police say he returned with a gun. two people were killed, including the owner of the club. another four people were injured. officials have not named the suspect, but say he lived in the bronx and has a pending attempted murder case. a powerful earthquake shook southern chile causing christmas decorations to sway, but no reports of deaths or serious injuries. it struck a sparsely populated area 800 miles south of the capitol. people were evacuated for a brief time for fear of a possible tsunami. in his final christmas as commander-in-chief, president obama paid tribute to the soldiers serving controversy seas. >> it is possible to fully repair what you have done and the sacrifices you make, but at least it's important to hear from us, what you do matters and
that we know about it and that we're grateful and stay grateful even when many of you end up being out of uniform. >> president has made it a trition did a to spend time on chris -- tradition to spend time on the marine corps base in hawaii not far from their home. we have a freezing rain advisory for the northwest suburbs from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. nothing has happened just yet, we'll check the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> it is time for a preview of
"good morning america." >> turn to paula ferris with the run down, good morning, paula. >> reporter: good morning, matt and alicia, coming up on "g.m.a.," we're talking about the loss of a pop giant. this morning we look back at the life of george michael whose career expand 4 decades. people magazine executive editor covered him extensively she'll be joining us live at the stood crow. donald trump will dissolve the trump foundation which is under investigation for the new york state investigation. why a top staffer is backing out of the trump
administration days after being pointed. where to shop and what to look for and return your unwanted gifts. beche worely is here with all the tips and tricks. you can keep eating instead of shopping. >> i do have shopping, so i'll stay tuned to hear what beche has to to say before i head out. >> reporter: freedom to move on the roads, except in the right lane on the schuylkill expressway westbound, broken down vehicle, westbound side approaching the vine, that's never fun as you travel underneath 0 account street station, would you want for the dv in the right lane. mass transit, everything is funky today, modified schedule for the septa buses, sunday schedule for the dart buses. >> reporter: it's could be slippery in spots north and west
of the city. satellite and radar showing clouds, we have a little bit of drizzle that will work its way toward our region. in the northwest suburbs you are below freezing, so be careful. cloudy skies, a little mist here or there, just enough to make it feel damp in most areas, freezing drizzle north and west, a freezing rain advisory 7 to 11:00 a.m. in the lehigh valley until 4:00 p.m. in the poconos. afternoon temperatures in the 40s with clouds and drizzle. it will feel chilly, the high is 50 after sunset. if you're heading outlets check the travel board, if you're taking a flight so far you have the green arrows. rain in chicago, but no weather-related delays. we have a bit of christmas magic to show you, courtesy of a family in gloucester township new jersey. [laughter] >> how did she do that, 2-year-old kaylynn new she was
holding a magic wand, but she didn't know the power she had. >> that little face and that laugh i love it. >> prices at the pump have reached their highest level since october. the national average is climbing 2.28 for a gallon of regular gas, higher in philadelphia, climbing up to 2.5 # cents. january -- 2.53. by january 1 it jumps 8 cents in new jersey, 2.37 and delaware, 2.24. a lot of movies are imeeght -- competing for christmas cash at the box office, rogue one earned $15 million on saturday alone. it is estimated to make $110 million this weekend. sing is expected to earn $50 million. sci-fi movie passengers will likely come in third with
retaliation for a fight involving the victim's family. the search is on for what sparked an apartment fire in willow grove, firefighters alerted the family living downstairs and get them out. expect after christmas markdowns and parked parking lots. >> reporter: just like santa claus, sometimes penndot comes along bearing holiday gifts. they came bearing gas. the car is moving once again, we're watching a crash in lansdale. a vehicle into a pole along broad and vine. >> reporter: we're watching if it is slippery in spots. the national weather service has a freezing rain advisory that goes into effect in just a few minutes, from 11:00 a.m. in the lehigh valley anne -- and lancaster. in the poconos until 4:00 p.m. today's temperature is in the
good morning, america. breaking overnight -- winter wallop. a powerful christmas blizzard sweeping across the country. dangerous snow, ice and wind sparking crashes. flipping tractor-trailers on the highways. thousands of holiday travelers grounded and the storm moeing east right now. trump's christmas bomb shell. the president-elect announcing he'll dissolve his charitable foundation as he attends christmas maz, receiving a standing ovation upon arrival. plus the new shake-up in the trump administration, the staffer's backing out of his new job, why he resigned just days after being appointed. post-holiday shopping secrets. where to find the best-day after christmas deals. bigges