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more than a car, it's a subaru. 7:00 a.m., saturday march 18.g resign on "action tracking another system that isu about this morning, right now the p a woman is pulled into an attackea down. the big moving through the area is d. following the nor'easter.the "ah
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a look at the exclusive >> reporter: when you were talking about the cars, that was the bigger snow fell first and of it froze radar, we have rain area. we'll havewe have a few wet s ta turnpike getting into is here. a lot of is not reachingnd quaker and lansdale, very, nuisance stuff this morning. 32 ino, 30.
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we're close to the freezing markup throughr northern portioe viewing area, lehigh valley, far northwestern suburbs there could black ice mainly with the snow that fell with the tuesday and wednesday's system that pushed through. smyrna, 41, woodbine, 41. vineland, 38 degrees. forecast for today, whatever you're seeing out your window this morning all of it changes over to plain rain showers this afternoon. otherwise, lots of clouds, it's a milder day we lose the gusty breeze, 45 degrees is the forecasted high. we're tracking another band of precipitation overnight tonight. when i come back it will be in the form of snow i'll track it on future tracker 6 and have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we would like to reminds you can get the seven-day forecast at any time of the day on our website your time, 7:02.
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police are looking for the suspect who sexually assaulted a woman inside a vacant home in germantown. police responded to the 1300 block of roberts avenue at 10:30 p.m. neighbors reported a woman screaming for help. she said a man with a gun forced her into the house and assaulted her and ran away. the woman escaped to another home and called police. a former pennsylvania state trooper was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his wife and unborn child. joseph miller shot his pregnant wife joe anna in the head their home in east norton township montgomery county. he claimed it was an accident while cleaning his gun. he but not criminally liable. new tests reveal was inches from his wife's head. he is free bail.
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the chancellor of german, one of america's most important allies visited whitepresident president donald trump. he could not avoid questions him during the campaign. stephanie explains. >> reporter: president donald trump welcomes angela even the german press couldn't stay away from the wiretapping indication. accusation. the president made a quip about president obama eavesdropping on angela merkel's cell phone. sean spicer quoted a fox news commentator who alleged the british intelligence spied on president obama.
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>> he didn't use the fbi, he didn't use the department. justice, he used gchq. >> reporter: in a rare public denial british intelligence called the claim nones -- nonsense and utterly ridiculous. >> that was a statement made by a talented lawyer on fox, you should not be talking to me, you should be talking to fox. >> reporter: a short time later, shepherd smith said this. >> reporter: fox news evidence 0 knows of evidence that the president of united states was surveilled at any time in anyway full stop. >> reporter: sean spicer said he was reading account of british intelligence and not endorsing them. the british said they were assured he would not do that again. stephanie ramos, abc washington. a hearing will be held at
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the end of the month for meddling. fbi has scrutinized contacts ls includingian and trump former national security advisor, michael flynn. u.s. intelligence leaders said e election by hacking e-mail account. service agent had a laptop stolen. it encrypted. it was stolen from the agent's car outside her home in brooklyn. it happened thursday. police believe it was a crime of opportunity. five thousand jc penny workers are about to lose their job. four local stores closing in the area are in the king of prussia
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and willow grove mall philadelphia mills and rio grande plaza in cape may county. they will close by june increased online shopping played a part in the stores closing. a saint joseph's university marketing professor said jc penny failed to innovate. >> they can go in once a week and see new stuff on shelves. for young people that's important. jc penny has not been able to compete because they have a very traditional distribution model. >> jc penny has 900 stores around the country. a popular stretch of road in delaware shut down, route 13 near middletown closed last night and will stay closed until 5:00 a.m. monday morning. take note if you use the area.
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crews are installing new drainage pipes. traffic will be rerouted on to route 1. pennsylvania turnpike commission has started doing away with the traffic lights that signal whether your e-z pass was paid properly. the federal guidelines prohibit the red, yellow and green lights that have been used since 2001. the first interchange affected was in harrisburg. that happened yesterday. the rest will be removed the rest of the year. if you're just waking up with us, still ahead on "action news" saturday morning. looking to punch their dance card at the sweet 16. villanova faces wisconsin in the round of 32 this afternoon. plus, parts of pennsylvania, yup still cleaning up after this week's nor'easter. and more snow today. >> reporter: and nuisance stuff is expected out there. actually we're starting to see light snow showers north of the pennsylvania turnpike.
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perhaps more snow showers overnight tonight. the big story in the seven-day forecast is the warmup next week. i'll let you know how warm we get right after this. ♪ ♪ that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance. along with diet and exercise... jardiance lowers blood sugar and a1c
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the one and only type 2 diabetes treatment with heart. visit for a free consultation with a certified diabetes educator if you qualify. >> snow lovers you got your snow right, crews have been working around the clock in fracksville, schuylkill county removing the snow. they are getting the emergency routes and popular streets cleared out first and then they will take it they say one street at a time. i'm hoping the snow lovers out there, are you know you got your fix, you got your snow, let's move on. >> reporter: i am with you on that. i was talking to cecily about this, you know how much of a snow lover i am. you start getting all the 70s in february, at that point i want spring. i got nigh taste of snow, i'm
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reading to move on. -- ready to move on. speaking of snow, there's spring mountain. mother nature lent a helping hand over the last week. temperatures are cold enough to make a ton of it and we had all the snow from the nor'easter. we're seeing snow showers out there this morning. nothing too terribly heavy, just a few flakes, yes, we'll see more snow flying at times this morning and another round overnight tonight. we'll start out in atlantic county we'll see rain showers in absecon and atlantic city. some of it on the steadier side north and east of 322 you see the yellows popping up there. not a heavy, drenching downpour, but it's more heavy than what we consider light. norton west, we get into the lehigh valley, we switch it over to light snow, snow showers or flurries. the numbers moving, 37 degrees at this hour in philadelphia. 40 in wilmington, close to 40 in millville. 41 in cape may and atlantic city.
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freezing in allentown and below freezing in the poconos. this is state college and harrisburg, lifting to the north, warmer air lurks to the southwest in the virginias and appalachian states. that will pull through today this piece of upper level energy slides through overnight tonight. the winds are coming out of the southwest today, once that slides through go back out of the northwest overnight tonight we start out with showers flipping over to snow. it's rain to snow, actually it's snow to rain, and back over to snow over the next 24 hours or so. here's future tracker 6 we're getting the light snow in the pennsylvania turnpike. throughout the day it's cloudy with scattered showers not a big deal, a damp start to the weekend. the rain snow line is all the way up to the north. overnight tonight here comes the rain/snow line drifting to the south as the winds shift out of the northwest. a lot of us seeing snow showers,
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nothing crazy nothing too heavy down to the southwest. the far southern portions of the south jersey you flip it over to rain, still. don't be surprised sunday morning if you wake up and you see flakes flying. whatever snow you're seeing north of the pennsylvania turnpike it goes over to rain. all of us see showers later this afternoon. cloudy skies, 45 in philadelphia. 50 for millville and dover. cape may, 45. reading, 39. allentown you'll start melting the snow up there, too. 38 degrees, even the poconos climbing above freezing today. overnight tonight, temperatures stay above the freezing mark or at least close to it north and west. that's key because it will help with the roads and things like that. you won't see too many slick spots, maybe a couple couple. the light rain you're seeing throughout the day today flips back over to snow showers, a slushy coating possible mainly north and west of philadelphia and mainly on grassy surfaces.
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again this is looking like a nuisance event at best. bridges and overpasses slick sidewalks parking lots. it should be limited. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, showers, wintry mix, 45. sunday, partly sunny, breeze, 48. spring arrived monday, sun and clouds, 53. tuesday, milder, 57. wednesday is quiet, but it's colder we have 40, but with the winds it will feel like the 20s. that's a colder day. thursday, 44. friday, high of 48. not bad just nuisance stuff. what happened on monday? >> that's spring. >> your time 7:15, the philadelphia flower show in full bloom showcasing the top landscape and floral designers, but it's a chance for amateur gardeners to show off their prized plants. tamala edwards shows us a man
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participating in the flower show for four decades. >> reporter: walter's bryn mawr basement is brimming with bulbs. it makes the theme of this year's flower show holland flowering the world right up his alley. he said it's a mix of science and art. >> coupled with care and record keeping. >> i put down the daylight i planted, the date i've taken it from the refrigerator, i keep notes on the temperature of the refrigerator so i have records that go back 20, 30 years. the fisher's passion for gardening floured decades earlier in the 1940s. i was a teenager in the world war ii. he got a green house and attended his first flower show in 1945. he took time off from gardening
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to go to college and serve in the korean war, by the 1960s he was back to growing. he has been an member of the horticultural society ever since. >> i've gone to every flower show since that time. he started entering his prized bulbs since 1979. he said the show is about more than competition. >> how are you doing this year. >> there's a whole culture, lot of hugging and kissing and shaking hands, seeing people i haven't seen for a while. it's a thrill. >> a chance to show off his own hard work. and marvel at others. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." >> the trick play classical music. 8 of the pots entered into the flower show took home the coveted blue ribbons. his wife and he studies
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ecall law at villanova.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, 7:20 a.m., here's a look at the events happening around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. this is the final weekend to check out the bea year's philadelphia flower show and this year's theme, holland fl wowld. there are tulips and windmills and other the dutch company. check it out from 8:00 a.m. to 9 and tomorrow 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. reptiles and amphibians ad arachnids in oaks, montgomery county. there will be fender from across the county selling live reptiles and supplies and accessories,
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you can check this event out from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. and we don't have to use antibiotics in their diet. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever.
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we take some unexpected extra steps to raise healthy chickens with no antibiotics ever. for example, thyme. it's part of our 100% veggie diet and helps support their immune system. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever. saturday morning, forecast this afternoon, cloudy gray and gloomy, the high at the shore, 47. philadelphia, 45. poconos 34 degrees. big story coming up, it will be the warmup as we get into the second half of the weekend and especially next week. we have a warm front in the process of pushing through. looks something like this, that's why you're seeing the moisture out there.
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by the way if you look at the map on the internet and you see something like this what you're seeing is it is separating two different air mass, mild air to the south, colder air to the north. air is moving in this direction, that means the cold air is retreating and mild air is coming on in. you will notice the change as we head into sunday, monday, tuesday, the time is perfect, because spring arrives monday morning 6:29 a.m. we're increasing the daylight and we're increasing the temperatures, gray, i see the grin on you ear to ear, i know you're happy. villanova place this afternoon a sweet 16 berth is on the line. the sixers demolish dallas. >> reporter: good morning, blowouts the sixers have seen plenty of those this season.
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nerlens noel makes his return to the wells fargo center. scores nine points. later in the quarter, rashawn homes on cleanup duty, 15 of his 17 points in the first half. sixers up 11 at the break. more of the same in the third quarter. robert covington finishes on the fast break, a piece of cake for the sixers, they l by 31 points. it's a boring game for mark cuban, not for the sixers they win 116 to 74. villanova draws wisconsin in game two for the ncaa tournamentment that game continues -- tournament that game begins at 2:00 p.m. >> reporter: villanova face wisconsin they have more games
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than anyone else. chris jenkins said he didn't know he was in a shooting slump in the first ncaa tournament game since hitting these shots wins the national championship. jenkins started 0-10. >> we play defense and we play rebound. we have a chance to win. >> reporter: for villanova to have a chance to win another title, they need jenkins to find that shot. even though he is having his worst shooting season since his freshman year. coach wright against wisconsin. >> we said keep shooting, shoot them up, sleep in the streets, i love him for it. >> you're not going to say don't shoot, you're in a slump, don't shoot. it's like telling athletes don't throw the ball, he is a great shooter. >> reporter: wright said he would be more concerned if jenkins was afraid to shoot the
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ball. they expect him to bounce back against wisconsin. jeff skeverski channel 6 "action news." >> the phillies are beginning to pare down the roster. fills and blue jays, howie kendricks slow going tow plate. 3-run homer in. aaron no with a walked four -- noah walked four batters. phillies lose 7-5. you get those games, i am usually pretty good, but today i had a couple of balls get away from me. >> get him strained out, opening day a little more than two weeks away. that's sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers. >> this weekend britain's
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prince william is in paris making his first official visit to the country since his mother was killed in a car accident 20 years ago. prince williams and his wife kate middleton met yesterday with the french president. they discussed the french british relationship following britain's vote to leave the european union. ask about once-a-day namzaric. namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients who are taking donepezil. it may improve cognition and overall function, and may slow the worsening of symptoms for a while. namzaric does not change the underlying disease progression. don't take if allergic to memantine, donepezil, piperidine, or any of the ingredients in namzaric. tell the doctor about any conditions; including heart, lung, bladder, kidney or liver problems, seizures, stomach ulcers, or procedures with anesthesia.
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heading our way, we're tracking a system that will dampen any of your weekend plans. we have the details straight ahead from accuweather. plus, emergency crews work feverishly to remove a driver from a mangle car following a dui crash in philadelphia overnight. plus, you could be paying more to ride septa in the near future. we'll tell you what riders are saying about the possible fare hike. now, the details we're tracking rain and snow across the region. the lehigh valley may see snow, but here in philadelphia, you may see the remaining snow from tuesday's nor'easter washed down the drain. let's take you outside, sky6 live hd the irish memorial at penns landing, rain may wash away the snow around the memorial there. meteorologist source source is at the big board with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: hi, gray, the temperatures will have an impact on the snow, as well. we'll go into the mid 40s today, that will start melting the
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snow, as well. double scan live, you see the broken line, you see the snow showers associated with it, that's a warm front in the process of pushing through. stretches like this, temperatures behind the front all the way in the 40s and 50s through here. we'll get up to 45 or 46 this is lifting to the north. the melting process begins today tomorrow it actually gets a little bit milder. the only thing we'll have to watch over the neck few -- next few hours, is this right here, an upper piece -- upper level piece of energy. parts of our area south and west could get into a light period of snow a round of snow where you could see a slushy accumulation on grassy surfaces. it's not a big deal, we're not looking at a big storm like tuesday and wednesday. showers expected in the afternoon. rain showers not snow showers.
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1:00 p.m., 43, 3:00 p.m., 45. that's where we'll stop later this afternoon. it will be a milder day, it gets very, very mild as we head into monday and tuesday, 50s and 60s popping up to the south. future tracker shows 47, 48 degrees for sunday's high, check out monday, monday we could be warm enough to get up to 50 and tuesday will go a whole lot warmer than that. when i come back in just a few minutes, i'll have tuesday's numbers in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. gray? >> can't wait to hear about that. you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day go to our website, your time, 7:32 new information this morning, police say the driver of a mangled pup pup -- pickup was speeding and under the influence. the truck broke a pole in the city's holmesburg neighborhood. we learned a woman who was a passenger in the truck was
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actually trapped in the wreckage. you see her there, crews had to turn live wires off and pull them off the truck until firefighters could reach her. the woman is in critical condition in the hospital. at driver a man in his 20s is in police custody. new this morning, an assaults turned -- an assault turned into something more when officers responded to hunting park where they found a man pistol whipped. they found the suspect and they found an ak-47 rifle and marijuana plants and fertilizer inside the home. haz/mat was called out to test the fertilizer. it turned out not to be harmful, the suspect is in custody. sparks flying from electrical lines in north philadelphia. chopper 6 hd above the scene on last night as the electrical
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lines sparked near the roof of the home. no word if the wires caused the fire, no injuries were report the. minutes after that fire, firefighters were called to the 240000 block of -- 2400 block of south franklin street in south philadelphia. crews had a difficult time battling the fire because the street was too narrow. they had to drag hoses from the corner. two homes were damaged, no injuries reported. if you're just waking up with us, there is important news to share with you this morning if you use septa. they are going to increase fares. the news of the proposed increase not sitting well with those who rely on septa to get around. dann cuellar has the details. >> i don't like it in general. >> reporter: that was pretty much the sentiment of most of the septa commuters we spoke with. >> i'm not liking at all.
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it's hard getting jobs and stuff, it's real harold. >> that's ridiculous, right now with the wages not being -- going up, with the cost of living. >> reporter: septa is proposing higher fares on buses trolleys, trains and subways, that would begin july 1. cash fare quick trip 2-point a 50. token -- 2.50. ten trip discounted regional rail would go from between $40 and 82.50. they call the increase modest and part of a three year pattern to keep pales for medical care, power for trains and fuel for buses. >> they request a lot, they don't provide great customer service, the bus drivers are rude most of the time. >> the septa board members and managers should ride the buses and get to experience what the
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commuters experience on a day-to-day basis. >> i think it is worth it, they should give a discount for monthly, i think, other than that you got to do it. >> reporter: now commuters will have a chance to have their say. public hearings will be held on proposed septa fare hikes in all five counties from april 19 through the 25. in center city, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia police are investigating the theft of emergency lights from a vehicle that belonged to a volunteer firefighter. i want to show you the surveillance video of the incident on the screen. this happened on february 8 outside tucci's restaurant on woodhaven road in northeast philadelphia. the suspect opened the door of the truck and took the lights out and placed them on his car. police in montgomery county made an arrest that killed a 24-year-old man. 28-year-old man hit and killed
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the man as he tried to cross route 100 in pottstown back on march 3. he left the scene and just a few hours later, they say he tried to sell his truck. when the potential buyer learned of the damage to the truck, he contacted a mechanic and called police. new details into the newsroom about a man shot and killed inside an airport in paris, france this morning. we've been tracking this news for the last several hours. a french interior minister said the man shot and killed a french police officer north of paris hours earlier. he stole a woman's car and ended up at the airport. he wrest a female soldier and try tried to get her gun, a soldier shot him to protect her. passengers are allowed on their
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flights right now. france is under terror attack in that country. president donald trump hosted angela merkel, they shook hands, but did you work the campaign he bashed merkel. a german reporter asked president trump about his unapproven claim that barack obama wiretapped his phones leading up to the election. >> at least we have something in common perhaps. president donald trump is referring to a wikileaks claim that u.s. intelligence monitored merkel's cell phone. meanwhile, british intelligence is denying it's help to the former president to surveil trump. he said the comment came from a commentator on fox news, fox
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news said they have no evidence to back that up. this morning secretary of state rex tillerson is in beijing for his first face-to-face talks with chinese leaders. while there, tillerson outlooked a tough strategy to confront north korea's nuclear threat. he said all options are on the table referring to the possibilities of preemptive military action. 7:00 ho a.m., the saint patrick's day proceed scheduled for hamilton and robinsville have been reschedule because snow and ice from the tuesday winter storm remain along the parade route and too much of a safety concern. hamilton's parade was rescheduled from last weekend. it was pushed back once more to next saturday, march 25.
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the new date for robinsville parade is sunday, march 26. >> coming from from the delaware newsroom, texts for the firefly music festival is on sale. tickets for a single day is $79 and 109 bucks to attends friday, saturday and sunday. some of the big names performing this year are 21 pilots and bob dylan, the weekend, and chance the rapper. you need to know that this weekend is the final weekend of the philadelphia flower show. there's not much that can outshine all the beauty of the blooms at the convention center, but the action cam found a few things that may have made saint. patrick's day the luckiest of all. among the tulips look at that there. we spotted this couple amber and
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brendan of brick, new jersey hugging and kissing. they had gotten engaged moments before. >> i thought we were going out today and celebrate st. patrick's day. he said let's go to the flower show. >> i've been waiting for this moment for my whole life. i love this girl more than anything in the world. >> chris is oohing and ahing over there. look at this here this will make you smile. it was fido night at the flower show. people were encouraged to bring their well dressed pups to the show. did you know whether a you eat before conception can make an impact on your baby. we have the details in "healthcheck." plus, laugh, sweaters in
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knitted especially for chickens to keep them warm against the harsh winter environment. oh, boy. let's take you outside right now, sky6 live hd temple university camera overlooking center city there, it is snow in the forecast, meteorologist chris sowers who does not have on a sweater will update you in just a bit. here's something you don't
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see everyday, not the ladies on
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the couch, but this right here, chickens wearing sweaters they are staying warm all thanks to a group of retirees in boston. this project began after members of a knitting club at a retirement home heard about the hardships that birds suffer during the winter. shed their feathers and grow plumage in warmer months. others are from tropical areas and are not cruised to the colder -- used to the colder weather. >> reporter: why not, dogs have coats, why not chickens. let's get you outside, looking live at cape may. as gray mentioned just a little bit of light snow is in the forecast this morning, and again
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overnight tonight, nuisance stuff. not a big deal. what will be a big deal is the warmup heading this way monday and tuesday, i will show you that in a moment. cloudy skies and patchy drizzle areas north and west of the turnpike perhaps a few snowflakes. new hope east of quakertown and bucks county getting ready to cross over county line and into hunterdon county. we're at 32 degrees in allentown. that's the freezing mark. 4 in trenton. philadelphia, 37. millville, close to 40. wilmington, you're there. dover, 41. cape may, 41 degrees, we have the milder temperatures in place, speaking of mild we've been improving here, wednesday was brutal you brutal, 31, windchills in the 20s. thursday, improving 39.
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friday, 45. tomorrow, milder, the numbers keep climbing i'm sure a lot of you are happy to hear that. we'll melt away the snow. here's the water vapor shot what we're watching is that right there. right over detroit, motown seeing snow showers this morning, that upper level disturbance swings through overnight tonight and produces snow showers. future tracker 6, cloudy skies, showers from time to time, doesn't look like a wash, but doesn't look like an overly nice day. showers by # p.m. 3:00 p.m. the rain/snow line is up in the poconos, wilks-berre area. the winds shift out of the fortunate northwest and we wrap in the colder air again. the new model run doesn't show
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anything overnight tonight. but accuweather will allow for snow showers in and through here after midnight tonight right through early tomorrow morning with the heaviest stuff being well off to the southwest across baltimore and washington, d.c. nuisance stuff tonight, scattered showers, you will need the umbrellas. forecast 45 degrees. light winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. overnights tonight, snow showers are possible after midnight for areas mainly north and west of the city. otherwise cloudy and mild, 32 degrees the freezing mark, north and west, 36 for center city. what you need to know overnight tonight, we start the out with rain showers at midnight and snow showers after midnight. there will be slushy coating on grassy surfaces, areas north and west of philadelphia. there could slick spots first thing tomorrow morning. >> reporter: the testers -- the temperatures are climbing quickly, any black ice you see tomorrow morning that will quickly melt.
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the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a couple of showers possible throughout the day. maybe starting out as a wintery mix north of philadelphia. that goes over to rain, 45. partsly sunny and breezy, 48. monday, spring arrives, 53. tuesday, 57. wednesday is chilly, we have 40 for the high, it will feel like the 20s all day, we start to warm up at the ends of the next week in anticipation of 40s to follow. >> i have one world for you, tuesday. "fyi philly" helps you spring into shape here's erin o'hern and melissa magee with a preview of tonight's new show. >> reporter: hi everyone here's what's coming up tonight on "fyi philly." >> reporter: it's time to spring into shape. >> reporter: this workout that will take you to the next level. >> reporter: it is time to get
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into shape. dyi drills that you can do anywhere anytime. plus the best spas to undz -- unwind. an exclusive announcement of the upcoming philadelphia brad way season. it's coming -- broadway season. it's coming up tonight on "fyi philly." we hope you join us. so glad you're waking up
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with us on saturday morning, 7:52, 37 degrees out there, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse of camden, new jersey and the battleship new jersey there, meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for rain and snow, the snow, thankfully, will not be a major event. in "healthcheck" this morning eating well is essential to a healthy pregnancy. appears it is vital well before getting pregnant. researchers say diet can make a difference to baby's development and long term health.
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vitamin c and iron and folate are all part of the study. few women got the needed nutrients, they say if you're considering having a baby get the nutrients from dietary sources. those who eat more vegetables throughout the day had less stress than those who did not eat very many. scientists say people who eat between 3 and 4 servings of vegetables have 1% lower risk of stress -- 12% risk of stress than those who ate less. if you have chronic back pain give yoga a try. research shows yoga is as helpful as --
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yoga strengthens the core and promotes good posture that helps protect the back. 7:54, meteorologist, chris sowers has the final forecast, prepare for rain and bits of snow today, we'll see you after the break.
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>> a final look at the forecast before we say goodbye. >> reporter: cloudy and somewhat damp snow showers in the lehigh valley, it's rain this afternoon. 45 degrees, 48 sunny skies tomorrow, breezy. 53 monday, that's the first day of spring. tuesday, much milder high of 57. wednesday is very chilly with a high of 40.
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with the wind it will feel like the 20s, but that cold shot lasts only one day. we warm up the next day, 44 thursday, friday, 48 degrees. next weekend we're back in the 50s. 7:57. "good morning america" weekend is coming up next. "action news" continues at 9:00 a.m. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, a dog permanently mutilated almost eaten overseas, we have details on the women who came to his rescue and gave him a home. nearly 50,000 valuables retrieved from a major theft ring, how shorts are trying to track down his real owners. now for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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good morning, america. the breaking news, airport shooting. the scare in paris as an airport is evacuated and flights diverted. a soldier's gun snatched away. the attacker shot and killed. what was he trying to do? the latest on a developing story this morning in a country already under a state of emergency. china meeting. secretary of state rex tillerson in beijing and talking strategy about north korea. >> things have reached a rather dangerous level. >> abc's bob woodruff in beijing this morning. >> where is the red line on this? >> getting the answers after the new hard line approach. standing his ground. president trump not backing down on those wiretapping claims. the answer to a reporter that shocked the german chancellor.


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