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way along the frozen tundra. >> you should be a motivational speaker. >> let's get out of bed and get the hot chocolate. >> let's do weather and traffic. >> reporter: pretty good. we have sunshine early this morning, a little bit later on. clouds have an tendency to overtake us. the big story is the temperature, these are eye popping numbers, it's 12 degrees in philadelphia. that is not the windchill that's the temperature. 11 degrees in allentown, 10 in trenton, 10 in wilmington, 9 in reading. 3 below in millville, 19 in cape may. even though the winds are intermittent and not that strong. we have windchills at times taking us down as low as 3 in philadelphia. 2 in wilmington, 1 in allentown. obviously coats and all that extra gear. here's what's going to happen. 12 degrees under the sun by 7. a few more clouds as the goes
on. high today will be 27-degree reading at 3:00 p.m. before we fall back to 2 by 5:00 p.m. sitting close to 21 the rest of the evening. looms we could be to 21 at 7:00 p.m. tomorrow temperatures improve, but in the northern suburbs the freezing rain is possible. i'll have that story and much milder numbers coming up in the accuweather seven day. >> reporter: the big problem with the roads this morning in traffic, the overturned septa bus, woodhaven road eastbound blocked at knights road. the septa bus in the process of uprighting it and trying to pull it out of here, all lanes blocked. get off at knights road and get back on woodhaven road. you can access it with millbrook road. all lanes blocked woodhaven road past knights road. overturned septa bus and traffic being detoured at this time. looking at the big picture, for the main part they highways are
looking good, without on the ramps on overpasses. kensington, giant sinkhole boston street anticipate -- and tulip. this is a big issue, too, police activity blocking the platt bridge, westbound traffic you can't get on the platt bridge due to police activity. crews on the scene, they have set up the flares, all traffic being diverted, use the girard point bridge instead. >> let's go back to the story that you started with. it's been a cold and dangerous night especially for the septa bus driver that karen mentioned, he was thrown from his bus which overturned on a busy road. let's go "action news" reporter, annie mccormick live near the scene on woodhaven road in northeast philadelphia. annie i'm so glad it is minor injuries, hard to believe, good morning. >> reporter: yes, it is hard to
believe especially when you look at the septa bus which we'll show you in just a minute. the 29-year-old driver suffered minor injuries he is in the hospital. luckily no passengers were on board. this is underneath the bus, they have made a lot of progress within just the half-hour, already with the help of this vehicle right here, they have attached a wire to the bus and they pulled it several feet. now they are working on trying to also move the guardrail that was knocked over and seems to be in the way of the septa bus, this vehicle is now pulling away another foe truck has also arrived on the scene, a specific septa tow truck one that is used to dealing with large vehicles like buses and other forms of transit that they need to take care of. right now i do want to show you, which you can will zoom in on the blinking light at the end. that's the end of the septa bus right there on the bottom.
you can see the metal that looks like an accordian that the septa driver hit going over the guardrail into the median. appears the septa driver was heading eastbound when the accident happened. a lot of ice on the road and a lot of snow. too early to tell in the vehicles if that was a factor. this happened 3:45 a.m. in the westbound lanes, woodhaven near knights road, luckily no passengers on board. we have not gotten a timeline from septa officials or philadelphia police, as you can see they are working to move this. they will try to pull this out again, if they can get past the metal barrier. you are hearing cars whiz by because we're on the on-ramp to woodhaven road on millbrook. this is the one you take on
millbrook. that enters past with the accident happens, so you can can enter that way, for now, all eastbound lanes blocked, it will take at least another hour to an hour and a half to get the septa bus out of the way. back to you. >> a train hit a pedestrian in north philadelphia at broad street at 11:00 p.m. police were on the scene and would not release the victim's condition or what they were doing on the tracks. a man walked up to a person in north philadelphia and shot him in the leg. the victim is in the hospital, no word on the shooter or on what triggered this violence. 5 5:00 a.m., the -- 5:35 a.m., dangerous cold has led to delays and closings. him mostly in south jersey, but it could be icy everywhere.
katherine scott is outside dobson elementary in manayunk that starts on time, right katherine? >> reporter: on time start for philadelphia's schools. they wanted a delay on friday, and they won't get a delay at this point. someone was salting over the weekend, they are back out again this morning making sure all is clear. there are spots around the area that need work. you do want to use caution as you head out the door. let's go to video from south philadelphia, these are the side streets off washington avenue. action cam walt south alder street and live ton street. there's untreated surfaces. the main roads are clear, but bundle up it's a frigid one today. the action cam was out in center city, a lot of people had on a
lot of layers. today the temperature will be below freezing, it will be like yesterday, but not as windy. some say they are putting on their warm clothes and making the most of it. >> i'm embracing. it's nice to have snow. you have to strap your boots on hat and gloves, scarf maybe, put a bandana right here, sometimes, nice. >> reporter: back here live in manayunk where philadelphia school kids are expecting an on time start. there are delays in new jersey and cancellation. we've heard about delays in delaware, as well. you want to check before the head out the door this morning. we're live in manayunk, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." matt. >> they are on 6abc.com. some residents in the city's kensington section do not have any heat on a morning with temperatures in the teens. a water main break along 2300 block of east boston street and the street collapsed yesterday morning. the hole swallowed a car and
suv. multiple homes are without water and gas service, and crews say repairs will take a week. happening today, a father from new jersey accused of killing his young son is expected back in court ahead of his upcoming trial for a pretrial hearing. he has pleaded not guilty to murder and child endangerment charges. the body of his son brendan was found near a creek close to his father's home. prosecutors say he killed his son because the boy was getting in the way of his relationship with his teenage girlfriend. president-elect donald trump and his aids are entering a critical week in his presidential transition. tomorrow they start the hearings on alabama senator jeff sessions. democrats wants to slow down the process while the ethics office are waiting on financial reports on some of the nominees. tremp tremp will hold oh,
oh, donald trump will hold his first full fledge news conference since july. >> temperatures are cold. >> reporter: we've had two straight days highs in the 20s, today is number two. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we're dry, as matt mentioned, icy conditions out there, karen has been talking about this too, especially on the side streets. some of the sidewalks could have a problem, as well. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd. there's our recently installed sky6 live hd camera in center city looking at love park and benjamin franklin parkway right next to city hall. it's cold in center city. 12 degrees on the they remember in philadelphia. some suburbs in the single digits. the winds out of the west at 6 miles per hour, but that's giving you a windchill currently in philadelphia making it feel like 3. when the winds pick up, yeah they are not strong, but it does
plunge that windchill. looks like we'll have early sunshine and clouds will start to filter in and overall we're going for a mix of clouds and sun. the big story will be the temperature. 12 degrees on the thermometer by 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m., 17. noon, 23. we do stay a fairly good chunk below freezing, high of 27 degrees by 3:00 p.m. winds not as strong as yesterday, but a day to bundle up. by 6:00 p.m. we're back down to 22. we hold the low 20s in the overnight hours. high temperatures, 26 in allentown. 27 in the middle of the region. 28 down the shore, very cold. tomorrow things get better, a warm front pulls up from the south and starts to raise the numbers up and later in the day we wind up with a high of 38 in philadelphia. however as that front pushes through it will produce precipitation up north. in the northern suburbs initially it will be below freezing at the surface that means the potential for frozen precipitation.
what time? let's take a look. by 4:00 p.m. we're probably dry, anytime after 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. i'll be careful of this. you start to see rain on your windshield out in reading by 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., slow it down, that is likely freezing rain which is dangerous type of rain for drivers. it's across the lehigh valley, northern bucks and montco and northern chester, the northern and western suburbs, 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., freezing rain. it will look like rain, but it will be freezing up and turning to ice on road surfaces. this could be a problem for you. then as we go later into the evening, warm front gets past us and temperatures rise and we change over to straight rain. by 10:00 p.m., we should be better off. some of the rain might filter through the region and be around for the morning rush hour on wednesday. today, 27 degrees, dry and cold not as winds at yesterday.
tomorrow, cloudy skies, 38 degrees getting better in the afternoon. in the late afternoon and evening, freezing rain possible in the northern suburbs before a changeover to rain. wednesday, mostly cloudy and getting milder, high of 50 degrees, maybe a sprinkle or shower. 60 on thursday, another spotty shower possible and friday, 57 with a front triggering additional showers on friday. and then the front gets out of here, it cools down for the coming weekend, but not too bad. 40 on saturday, 43 sunday, both days could have rain and for now we're going for rain and drizzle no icy stuff we'll update you if that changes. 5:42 a.m. new video shows a man accused of killing five people at a florida airport at the moment that he calmly draws his pistol and opens fire. the guy known as the pharm
5:45 a.m., we're following this septa bus crash that really could have been a lot worse. the action cam is live where this happened along woodhaven road in northeast philadelphia. crews are on the scene preparing to get the bus back on its wheels. the driver somehow was not strapped in and thrown from the
bus, suffered minor injuries. therein no passengers on the bus at the time. >> let's go over to karen rogers she has been watching this what it means for the heavily trafficked road and the morning commute. >> reporter: you can see how the septa bus is on its side. there's two tow trucks on the scene. i want to show you this shot, woodhaven road past knights road, penndot has it zoomed off to the side. more details coming in with the breaking news, penndot on the scene heavy duty tow trucks as they try to get the septa bus up righted and pulled out of here. all lanes are blocked at woodhaven and knights road. you can take nights road to fair daily and millbrook. you can see the ice around the area, it's hard to tell if that was a reason for the problem. let's switch to the other issues. we have a problem with the water
main break, kendall boulevard at washington avenue in oakland, camden county. it's affecting the school. of course with temperatures like we're seeing, you'll have ice on the roads. that's why it's affecting the school kendall boulevard, the water main break avoid that area and stick to manner avenue in oakland, camden county. platt bridge westbound shut down due to an accident, we have police on the scene right now. they are blocking the entrance to the platt bridge westbound. eastbound is moving okay. westbound completely blocked off with the accident on the platt bridge. let's look at the temperatures right now. we told me you it was cold. 5 degrees in martins creek. 7 in pottstown, 9 in saint davids. 12 in center city. 7 in browns mill. 1 in glassboro, vineland. 8 degrees in dover. a cold morning, matt. >> indeed. happening today the suspect in the for fort lauderdale rampe is due in court. video obtained by tmz shows the
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we had windchills as low as 3 in philadelphia this morning. bundle up. as we go through the day you're starting out cold, 12 in philadelphia. 9 degrees in reading. 10 in trenton. 3 below on the thermometer in millville. rural south jersey is colder. as we roll through the day, 1 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 23 by noon. yesterday's high was 24. today a little better, 27 degrees not as much wind and uncomfortable. 21 degrees by 7:00 p.m. him if you're heading out for errands today, you want to bundle up from start to finish. we'll be back in a couple of minutes.
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