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5:00 a.m., monday, january 2. tamala edwards is off, erin o'hern joins us. >> there's a chance of freezing rain and ice on the roads in the far western suburbs. a delaware resident is wounded in the deadly attack in turkey. a driver is caught in a high-speed chase in delaware. >> talking about rain, we have david murphy and karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: it's more than rain in spots, storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing you what's mainly dry, but the farther north you go in the region, we're pickerring -- picking up rainen -- on radar. we have a chance of patching freezing rain up until 8:00 a.m. freezing rain advisory until 8:00 a.m. in south jersey and counties closer to philadelphia actually has been lifted in philadelphia itself and new castle county delaware and delaware county.
up in allentown, though, you'll have to wait until 10:00 a.m. until that totally expires. if you have plans to be on the road be careful because there could be icy patches. 37 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. allentown and reading, 33 degrees there. 38 in wilmington, 41 in millville. 46 in cape may. wet out there and maybe patchy ice here and there, too, better chance of that the farther north you go this morning. 35 by 7:00 a.m. 41 by noon. the high 44 degrees at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. it does look like we'll get rain right now and rain continuing on and off straight through the evening hours. karen, tomorrow another batch comes in the steadiest in the afternoon, details coming up. all right, dave, the roads could be slippery, because we're seeing accidents out there, watch for that, when we're looking live, police on the scene we're seeing crews here than with did a couple of minutes ago, montgomery county,
paper mill road police are blocking that ramp. blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 all majors are wet. we anticipate lighter volume, but in some areas we have slippery roads and we're seeing speeds in the 50s. you're moving okay. you want to anticipate you could hit slick spots. looking live on the consign street express way, you can see it's wet and all lanes are open. we didn't have construction overnight. an early-morning accident in burlington county you have poles and wires down, taunten lake road is closed, stick to tuckerton road as the alternate. it's not the only accident in new jersey, another one 295 northbound exit 52 past columbus, matt. >> thanks, karen. there's a massive man hunt for a gunman who carried out a massacre inside an istanbul nightclub.
39 people were killed and dozens others wounded. one man wounded grew up in chads ford. >> reporter: matt, jake roth was visiting turkey with his friends when when this happened he was shot in the leg. jake roth was inside the popular nightclub in istanbul when the gunman opened fire in early part of 2017. roth a small business owner from greeneville delaware originally from chadds ford was wasserman schultz -- visiting turkey with friends. the bullet hit the cell phone and it likely saved his life. the nightclub was packed with 600 people celebrating the new year. 39 people have died. dozens more injured, many foreigners. 1 are -- 1:15 a.m., this
surveillance video shows someone shooting bullets in the street. inside you see the gunman in white with the hood. authorities believe he changed clothes. he was inside for seven minutes. islamic state group has claimed responsibility for the attack. police have drawn similarities to the suicide bomb and gun attack at the istanbul airport attack last june. they are looking into whether it was the same cell that carried out the attack. jake roth was hospitalized, but expected to return home sometime today. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thanks, katherine. new this morning, smoke and flames but gutted a house in delaware county. a two-alarm fire broke out on 14th avenue in prospect park at 1:00 a.m. firefighters arrived to find flames pouring from the top of
the house. no report of injuries. a police chase in delaware came to an end after the suv they were pursuing slammed into another vehicle. officers were attempting to pull over a stole jeep cherokee when the driver took off. the jeep collided with another suv at the intersection of 14th street. the driver of the jeep and three people in the other vehicle were taken to the hospital. a security guard at a port richmond bar shot and killed a man who became angry when he was refused entry to the establishment. it happened at the crazy leprechaun on richmond street. a man who was intoxicated pounded on the door to use the bathroom. employees said the bar was closed. he left and came back with several friends. he beat the guard and stabbed him. the guard pulled out a gun and shot him in the back, the
suspect died at the hospital. the security guard is in critical condition. the eagles managed to match their record for last season. the eagles closed out the season 27-13 victory over the could cos at lincoln financial field. they ended the campaign with a two game winning streak, but finished in the last place in the nfc east and missed the playoff for the first time in 6 years. >> our last month of the season has been heading in the right direction. it's great to finish strong, two division opponents and get two wins this way. >> rookie quarterback carson wentz started every single game said winning last two games gives the eagles confidence for next year. >> it is slick in spots. >> reporter: there's a freezing rain advisory across the entire region until 8:00 a.m. anne --
and 10:00 a.m. in the northern suburbs. we have rain, as we go in tighter and give you the two dimensional view there's blue in allentown and reading. temperatures in the reporting station around philadelphia are still on the mild side, probably in the 40s in some cases, the farther south you go. in some rural pockets there's a concern that we have some of the frozen stuff on the ground, take it easy until 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. in the northern suburbs. otherwise it's patches of steadier rain highlighted in yellow. a chunk of it coming towards pottstown and the lehigh valley. down in south jersey not as much steady rain, but every now and then you'll get a pocket of the steady stuff, itself. as we step outside obviously wet across the region including the
shore. camera bouncing a bit, but winds are not that strong. 37 degrees in philadelphia. there are the low 40s in south jersey and also southern delaware, mid 40s in cape may. the farther north you go, the cooler it is, 33 in reading and allentown. we very he easily could have pockets in the freezing temperatures, especially the freezing temperatures up north. be careful driving around the next several hours. future tracker 6 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, it's pockets of drizzle and rain back and forth. as we go into the afternoon there's a chance of steadier rain building in especially in the southern half of the region. 6:00 p.m., kind of damp rain and drizzle. and more of the same until 10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m., although it is breaking up a bit. up in allentown, cloudy skies, periods of rain and drizzle and 40. down the shore, milder, high of 47. cloudy skies, rain and drizzle back and forth there, as well. philadelphia, rain and drizzle
off and on today, 44 degrees. overnight tonight more drizzle, 42 the overnight. a wave of low pressure comes up the coast tomorrow morning and gives us more drizzle and steadier rain in the afternoon, high of 51. tomorrow's rain not a whole lot of it in the morning, once we get past lunchtime and in the through the afternoon and evening we get another band of steadier rain coming in. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 44 is the high, occasional rain and drizzle careful on the roads early with icy patches. tomorrow, morning drizzle afternoon steadier rain, 51 the high. wednesday we're back to partly sunny skies and breezy. if you have stuff to get stuff done, temperatures fall in the afternoon, we'll get a high of 52. after that. cold crush comes back. 36 degrees on thursday, 34 on friday, snow showers around, on saturday, a high of 33 degrees now we're going partly sunny skies on saturday, there will be a southern storm we have a
watch, right now it will stay far enough south to miss us, which will be convenient. sunday we're back to dry conditions, 100%, 34 degrees, though, still cold. crews on lake erie, have a possible break in a search for a plane that's been missing since thursday. mariah carey gives a bizarre new year's eve performance that was unforgettable in all of wrong ways. >> reporter: i cannot stop talking about that, it was really bad. schuylkill expressway heading toward king of prussia watch for the roads, they are wet and in some areas slick. we have a couple of accidents, details on those coming right up. >> welcome back 5:12 a.m.,
monday, the second day of the year, 2017. you're taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. looks a little slick out there. expect slick spots on the roads, as well. high of 43 today. >> going to be a rough commute, karen. >> reporter: a lot of people have off, observing new year's day, we'll be okay with that. this is a live look at 309 we had an accident, it was a serious one, someone was injured 309 the off-ramp to paper mill road, they just opened it. crews have left the scene. traffic moving okay, you get the idea, no flashing lights, the accident scene is gone. let that be a cautionary tale. it's slick out there. 295 past columbus, a vehicle ran
off the roadway, the crews are on the shoulder, so they are not blocking the highway itself, but with the vehicle that slid off the roadway, you need to be careful out there. the roads are wet. in some areas they are slick, the freezing rain advisory continuing until 10:00. in evesham township we have an accident taunten lake road is shut down between thompson mill road and king grant drive. stick to tuckerton as the alternate with that one. 37 degrees in philadelphia. barely above freezing in the lehigh valley. certainly above freezing in millville, and cape may. in between some of the report are sites we are hovering closer to the freezing mark. be careful with the rain coming down it will make it slick. the search for a small plane in lake erie near
cleveland shore continues today. a beveragage distribution company executive was piloting the plane when it vanished, the wife and two teenage sons and two neighborhoods were a board. four people were killed on new year's eve when their single engine plane crashed in a wooded area 130 miles east of st. louis i say. it is unclear what caused the crash. ntsb is investigating. nittany penn state lions will play in the rose bowl today. they have been averaging more than 40 points per game. they face the trojan on the sister station espn at 5:00 p.m. . flyers are trying to get back in the winning column. earlier in the second period they tied up against anaheim. it stayed that what i until they
scored in the 5th shootout round. they host the rangers on wednesday night. the judges pick their favorites from the mummers parade, we'll run down the list of this year's winners. research shows brushes and dental floss could be an important tool in preventing a common aliments. >> reporter: high of 44 today, this morning, rain and drizzle. be careful of icy patches, temperatures in the rural areas especially the farther north you go are closer to the freezing mark. we could have freezing rain around this morning. i'll have the 12-hour forecast coming up next. by peggy lee playing ]
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most part, roads are looking wet. slow it down with wet roads. mass transit, we have the sunday schedule for the regional rails. septa buses and patco on holiday schedule, dave. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows us there's a change over to blue in parts of the northern suburbs, be careful of freezing rain up in the north, it's basically all rain from philadelphia south. we have a freezing rain advisory, this has been dropped. not only philadelphia, delaware county and all of delaware, farther in south jersey, the better north you can the better chance you have of seeing this patchy freezing rain. this will conclude at 8:00 a.m. in philadelphia and 10:00 a.m. in allentown. noon, 41. 3:00 p.m., 44 degrees that's the high. off and on rain and drizzle. if you have a chance to get out there and get something from the market. there's no better time to advice
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a lot of people are off today, that's a good thing because you have to drive in the rain and icy in spots, be careful out there. it could be slippery on the roads. philadelphia is recycling christmas trees through january 14. drop them off at the sanitation convenience centers. trees placed along the curb will be picked up on trash day. i have a link to the story on my twitter feed. time for the morning buzz, a new year meant no -- new babies for some families. evelyn campbell arrived at 12:21 a.m. delaware county memorial hospital. she weighed in at under 8 pounds. evelyn is marissa's first child. congratulations. happy new year. >> well mariah carey ushered in
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>> storm tracker 6 live picks up the start of a dreary two days for the delaware and lehigh valleys. the northern suburbs could see freezing right now. good morning, january 2, tamala edwards is off, here's erin o'hern and david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: we're off to a wet start, as you mentioned matt, some of the northern areas could be seeing freezing rain. we're getting an indication of that on storm tracker 6 live right now. for some of us, it's steadier rainy cells that pop up. some of us in berks county and blip in chester county, basically the farther north you go, the colder the temperatures are. even though it's rain that hits your windshield it could freeze up on surfaces below freezing. a new updated map a couple of minutes ago, i showed you this a couple of minutes ago, but i'll do it again. freezing rain advisory lifted outside burlington county, philadelphia, delaware county out of this, as