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eagles fans are flocking to minnesota. hear what it's like to be there and cheer on the team. >> the players tell us how they feel about facing off gains the new england patriots once again. if you're super bowl plans are heading outside, will the weather cooperate. let's go over to chris sowers with the accuweather forecast. what's going to happen, tomorrow, chris? no is no. >> reporter: no snow. today is not bad, a little bit cold, tomorrow goes downhill. 20 in in allentown. 22 in philadelphia. millville, 21. poconos dropping down to 3 degrees this morning. dover, 22. cape may, 23. the next system we're watching is well to the west pushing through minneapolis as i speak we'll see one to three inches of snow. chicago 2 to 3 inches of snow. that system presses east and
we'll see milder air from the south work on in here tt means rain and not snow. we'll see clouds increase during the day. sunshine fading behind increasing clouds. blustery and cold high of 34. never feels like 4 because of the wind. windchills in the teens this morning and eventually climbing up into the low 20s this afternoon. 3:00 p.m., 23. 5:00 p.m., 22. later this evening, dropping back down into the low 20s and upper teens again. that's today as we head into sunday again, the rain arrives after lunch time. i'll be back along in just a few minutes, i'll time it out for you in future tracker 6, i'll have the exclusive accuweather >> thank you. one more day, that's how long we have to wait until the highly anticipated eagles patriots matchup in super bowl lii. >> yes with super bowl weekend finally here many are packing up their bags and catching a flight to minnesota. that's where sarah bloomquist joins us live, sarah so many
fans already there, i'm sure you can feel the excitement buildings. >> reporter: for sure, good morning, nydia and gray from minneapolis be if you've been watching our coverage all week you know in the mall of america has been a hub of activity. this is where all the radio reporters have been, the players have been coming into to do interviews. interesting overnight all that disappearance most of the operations as you might imagine moved to the stadium. yesterday and today, of course, big days for arrivals for eagles fans many flocking to the mall of america to check things out. you heard the eagles chant everywhere at the airport, echoing here through the mall. we caught up with a bunch of them taking it all in. >> walking into the mall, lots of lights, cameras, it's crazy, lots of signs everywhere. come here for a victory. that's what we're here for. >> this is our first treck out,
we figure we would come here and we heard about the media and decided to check this out and heading into town and hang out with hundreds of our closest eagles friends. >> it was a long drive we left wednesday night and got here yesterday afternoon. it's a great atmosphere at the mall. having a good time, seeing celebrities. >> i don't hear any other fan base yelling, i hear fly eagles fly everywhere we go. even though it's cold out, you don't notice it's chilly, it's an amazing time. people here in minneapolis are perplexed by eagles fans, the chants were ringing everywhere yesterday all weekend long i'm sure that's what's going to happen. they are telling people to come to the mall of america tomorrow to get screens and what they
will do is board trains and go into the u.s. bank stadium. they said it will save a lot of time. they are telling people not to wait too long to go, if they get there too late tomorrow afternoon they will be waiting outdoors, you don't want to be doing that here in minneapolis. gray and nydia, back to you. >> it will be 6 degrees on game day. your green jacket looks fabulous, i want to borrow it when you get back. >> reporter: thank you. >> the birds wrapped up their final practice before super bowl yesterday. as the clock winds down, the pressure is increasing. >> especially since the eagles are taking on arguably the best team in sports history. jamie apody and ducis rogers spoke to the team about the patriots and how they are keeping calm before the game. the day before the super bowl between the eagles and the
patriots. >> reporter: the team held their final practice and doug pederson told them to stay loose and enjoy the moment. they are doing just that as they get ready for the biggest moment of their careers. the eagles made a point to keep things light from dancing, to donning wrestle masks this team has been focused on fun. bring up tom brady county patriots that mood changes quickly. >> they are not here by mistake, we're not here by mistake. if we make this about the patriots we might as well pack up our bleep and go open. >> reporter: the birds are not intimated, not in awe, but instead a model for what they would like to become some day, a dynasty. >> brady has gone 8 out of 16 years in the super bowl, which is unbelievable, you can't comprehend those numbers. in order to beat the best, you have to be the best. >> reporter: even with his five super bowl rings, tom brady
knows this team will be tough to face on sunday. >> we have to have the mentality we have to work for it, everybody has to play well. this is not a game where we can have one group that's not playing as well. >> reporter: the birds walk through u.s. bank stadium to take it in, next stop super bowl. >> reporter: doug pederson said cease the moment, you never know when it mitt might come again. ducis rogers and jamie apody at the super bowl channel 6 "action news." >> eagles drum line added excitement for fans last night. ♪
let's go eagles! >> the drum line performed at the nfl experience at the minneapolis convention center. the performance drew a large crowd and got everyone in the eagles spirit. >> eagles fans need warm coats heading to minute appear police, it's going -- minneapolis, it's going to be 6 degrees on game day. many are taking in the all the city has to offer. the city is lit up in purple a nod to the hometown team the vikings, but eagles green ask everywhere else. >> philadelphia police have announced the parking restrictions from broad street ahead of the big game. the restrictions begin at 10:00 a.m. and that includes no parking on broad to pine and around city hall and dickenson
to oregon avenue. the restrictions include both northbound and southbound side. >> eagles fans continue to show their love for the home team by sending pictures and videos like these, you can share your pictures or videos using #6abcaction on twitter or instagram or posting to the "action news" facebook wall. our cover on of the eagles trip to the super bowl continues on the 6abc app. we're bringing stories of passionate birds fans here and around the country showing their pride as we head toward tomorrow super bowl lii. >> stay with us saturday as live report continue throughout the day from minneapolis stay with "action news" at 6:00 a.m. and noon live pregame coverage at 5:00 a.m. live coverage continues after the game from philadelphia to minneapolis, and wraps up "action news" at 11:00 sports sunday we got you covered all
weekend on "action news." >> there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. in other news at 9:08 a.m. what we're learning about a bar shooting that sent a person to the hospital. a new jersey community had a big surprise for a tblorved -- beloved bus driver who happens to be a major eagles fan. >> reporter: it's a blustery and cold morning around the region. today's high, 34, 35. milder air moves in tomorrow, so does some rain, i'll time it out on future tracker 6 when we come right back. >> so gladth us
saturday morning, 9:12 a.m., 22 degrees out there. sky6 live hd over the philadelphia international airport. meteorologist chris sowers tracking your weekend forecast and boy, oh, boy, what will tomorrow bring? big old fat gulf umbrella if you're heading to your destination. one thing you won't need is the snow shovel. forecast for tomorrow, heading to super bowl party weather is not cooperating like it is now. it's cold, we have sunshine, but it's not raining. pregame party it's raining temperatures around 43. during the g rain, 42.
hopefully in time for the celebrations after an eagles victory, 40 degrees, the rain should shut off 10:00 p.m. tothd the wind pick up and the rain is out of here by then. temperatures will be moderating tomorrow that's why the next system we're tracking is rain not snow. if it came in here today, it will be snow. look at the morning lows. poconos, 3, millville, 8. quakertown, 11. pottstown, 13. wilmington, 14. shooting for a high today of 34 which is a good seven degrees below the seasonal average of 41. that number increases to 42 heading into tomorrow. ten in the poconos, 20 in allentown. 19 in reading and lancaster. millville, 21. philadelphia, 22. cape may, 23 and dover checking in at 22 degrees.ere on satellie and radar along with action radar. the next system we're watching
is actually right here, the small little piece of energy diving across the high plains states machine -- minneapolis picking up one to three inches of snow. chicago 2 to 3. the snow bands stays up here across southern can buffalo and erie. milder air starts flooding the region. the rain/snow line was down here, but lifts to the north as the milder air gets involved. part of the reason why the cold air is re arctic high up here to lock that colder air in. as the system approaches to the southwest all the cold air retreats up into canada. the result is rain and not snow. here's the closeup on future tracker, 9:00 a.m., temperatures are above freezing which is a good sign. wilmington, 34. philadelphia, 35. rain moves in shortly after the lunchtime hour. far western counties, lancaster, 36 and raining by 1:00 p.m.
maybe chester, west chester area same. philadelphia not getting into the city until maybe 2:00 p.m. or so. as we watch the rain/snow line, everybody seeing rain at 5:00 p.m. some of the rain coming down at a good clip indicated by the yellows and orangeses. 10:30, 11:00 the rain is shut off. raining at the jersey shore, but it will be coming to an end at midnight. as well. poconos picking up two to four inches of snow tomorrow afternoon and mixing with sleet and freezing rain. the lehigh valley starting out as snow briefly and then you go over to rain, as well. a coating to an inch and washes i-95 metro area all points south and east, cold rain temperatures in the 40s. overnight tonight, cloudy skies and cold, 24 degrees outlying suburbs, 28 for center city.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, shows temperatures on a rollercoaster ride we're down today, up tomorrow, down again monday. tuesday and wednesday, milder, more rain wednesday afternoon, colder, thursday and friday. gray? >> all right, chris thank you for the update. happening right now police are searching for two or three suspects accused of assaulting an off-duty police officer. police say an officer confronted the man in the alley of the officers' home on the 4400 block of living ton street at 3:00 a.m. that's when the officer was punched in the face. the suspects got away in a newer blank loan sedan. police were called to 60th and market around 10:30 p.m. there they found an unidentified shooting victim. the victim was rushed to penn presbyterian hospital. no word on their condition. no one was injured in a
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the week so far. one of the many eagles fans heading to minnesota this weekend is a local school bus driver. gary or as he is known to thousands over the career -- over the year, mr. gary received a super bowl ticket. >> reporter: it was like any other monday at a school bus stop in south jersey. this is the last stop of the day for bus driver mr. gary. after 26 years on the job, parents say he has learned the names of countless children and become known for his eagles pride. >> i wanted to congratulate him
the morning after the eagles won the nfc championship. he was so happy. >> reporter: parties remainy -- parents amy smith and her husband started a go fund me page and raised $5,000 for tickets and airfare. >> we're sending you and a guest to super bowl. [cheers and applause]. >> tremendously surprised. i had no idea, no idea. i've had so many followers over the year. >> mr. gary jokes he talked about retiring and kept on driving the bus and kept on teaching the kids the eagles fight song. >> it's been an amazing career here. >> i enjoyed mr. gary.
>> he loves the eagles and he is very nice. >> reporter: reporting in mount laurel, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> congratulations mr. gary. 9:21 a.m., he may only be nine but a little boy in pennsylvania has big eagles spirit. >> we're going to the super bowl! >> i told you! it's a dream. >> reason to be excited he believes in nick foles we do too, the minute tour super fan could not contain his excitement we realized the birds were super bowl bound. as we gear up for the big game, show us for eagles pride with pictures and video on social media using #6abc action on instagram and twitter. post them on the "action news" facebook wall.
>> all right sports now, the eagles cap off their final full practice before the super bowl. >> sixers joel embiid plans to root on the birds as they take on the patriots. jeff skeverski has sports. >> reporter: what's the celebration going to be like if the eagles win the super bowl. receiver, alshawn jefferies scoffs at the question saying it's not if we win, it's when we win. jamie apody and ducis rogers
have more coverage from minnesota. >> reporter: eagles held their final practice of the season, 80 minute practice at the university of minnesota. we have good news to report, every single member of the eagles did participate including timmy jernigan who missed the last two practices due to illness. >> reporter: it was one last practice at the university of minnesota. doug pederson talked to the guys and said keep things loose and embrace the moment because they don't know when they will get back. eagles are attempting to become the 4th team in nfl history to win the super bowl after having a losing season the previous year. the patriots were the last team to do that back in 2001. the birds proud to be in this position. >> we get a chance to go out and show the world, we're the only two teams on tv, the only game on tv.
we're going out to show the world what we're exraibl of doing. >> we're -- capable of doing. >> we're going out there having fun, we don't know what we don't know. looking forward to the opportunity it's going to be a great game. >> reporter: tonight is the key, they need a good rest for a good game tomorrow. >> reporter: for jamie jamie ap, i'm ducis rogers. back to you. >> reporter: after the sixers beat the heat last night, sixers star joel embiid said he is going to the super bowl to root for the eagles. sixers game like an eagles pep rally singing the eagles fight song. embiid and ben simmons in the 4 account. sixers hang on barely to beat the heat. 103-97. three game losing streak is over. sixers face the pacers later today and embiid is expected to play in back-to-back games for
the first time this season. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. have a great day. >> another local business is showing off their eagles pride. they are doing it while giving back to a good cause. these are the new donuts named eagles signature cake donut with a kelly green blaze sprinkled with grit and brotherly love also known as green sugar. the eagles donuts will be available for the rest of the week at all four of the federal donut locations in philadelphia. >> their donuts are so good. >> i want one. 9:27 a.m., much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. with the pressure on we'll tell you how experts say the eagles can mentally prepare and take on the patriots and possibly win their first super bowl. with ticket sales for the super bowl at an all time high which
people going to the big game. we have details on the added security measures in place to keep everyone safe. >> sky6 live hd taking a live look at the center city skyline. dry out there for now, but rain is expected for super bowl sunday. >> meteorologist chris sowers with a look at the game day and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: hi guys that image that live shot will like different tomorrow. lots of sunshine this morning, icy cold temperatures. teens west of the appalachians. low 20s tore the coastal plain. 15 in pittsburgh. same number for syracuse. we have windchills in the upper single digits. 16 in slatington. 19 in pottstown, quakertown. after a morning low of 11 you're up to 17. lake harmony got down to 3. you're up to ten. smyrna, 21, vineland, 22. satellite and radar, next system we're watching is well to the west across the western portions of the great lakes, high plains,
minneapolis seeing snow there's snow in milwaukee and green bay, as well. clouds increase in advance of the system. the moisture moves in tomorrow afternoon. today by far is the better of the two weekend days. even though it's cold out there, it will look better today than tomorrow. hour by hour, 1:00 p.m., 30 degrees, windchills in the 20s. 4:00 p.m., 34. 7:00 p.m., back down to 31. we'll call it brisk and cold, high of 34. guys? >> thank you. you can feel the excitement as the super bowl countdown continues, just one day to go until the big game. it's the easily patriots rematch that many have been waiting for. thousands are in minnesota right now watching the game in person. >> sarah bloomquist is live in minnesota what the super bowl means to eagles fans. sarah. >> reporter: here we go, we're back in the mall of america which has been a hub of activity
all week long. it took three days to build everything up here with the radio reporters. somehow overnight it disappeared everything moved over to u.s. bank stadium. eagles fans have been pouring into the city. we saw a lot of them here yesterday. the eagles chants echoing through the hall of the massive mall in minneapolis. they are so excited to be here. we caught up with some of them and asked about their first impression. >> we're going through a lot of emotions. i've been a season ticketholder for 49 years went with my father who passed away last year the biggest fan you could imagine. >> i'm so stoked it's a great experience. i have not done it at all, yet either. >> it's great, seeing all the players and stuff like that. we're staying at the team hotel. we saw howie rosen and them.
>> i can't believe my philadelphia eagles are in a position to be victorious. everybody is in a good mood it's great. >> people are great. the fans are behaving and the people of minnesota have been fantastic. >> reporter: back here live it's 8:30 a.m. in minneapolis. i found mike and mike. mike grew up mayfair and this mike lives in reading. >> i love it go birds. >> reporter: how about you mike what's your first impression. >> first time being at the super bowl experience, love it cold, perfect for the birds. >> so glad to meet you guys, have a a lot of fun, okay. >> nydia back to you in the studio in philadelphia. >> thanks to mike and mike and sarah for joining us. sarah you've been there all week long what's it like being in the middle of all this excitement. >>
>> reporter: it's just been great to be here and see all the fans and hear the eagles chants. i have to say the people of minneapolis don't quite know what to make of eagles fans. a woman in the mall this morning said to me, they are kind of loud. yeah, they are eagles fans they are kind of loud, they truly intend to take over the town and bring home the lombardi trophy. >> making their voices heard wherever they go, thanks so much. >> with all the fans in minnesota for the super bowl. they are doing everything they can to keep the mall safe. from the ground to the sky added security measures are in place. sharrie williams takes a look at the measures to secure the super bowl area. >> this is a large x-ray device on wheels. >> reporter: this large contraption is used to inspect vehicles an containers set up on the minneapolis fair grounds. everything that goes inside the
stadium must go through here first. custom and border protection officer explain how the hitech piece of equipment works. >> drivers make a pass along the vehicles that are parked here, they go over and see the image always of what's inside the -- images of what's inside the vehicle to make sure there's nothing inconsistent or dangerous. >> reporter: minnesota is being kept safe from the sky and the ground. doug harrison said his officers are working around the clock. >> they are here they won't be on the couch watching the game on sunday. they will be here insuring that everything that goes into the stadium or the secure area is safe. >> reporter: sharrie williams channel 6 "action news." >> tickets to the super bowl are the most expensive of any super bowl in the past decade that's according to stub hub. the high price due in part to
demand from our area. sales are up 31% compared to last year. the biggest chunk of tickets are being sold to people in pennsylvania making up 13% of sales. new jerseyians are buying another 7%. the going rate $5,300. the cheapest ticket to get you inside will cost 3100 bucks. from the teammates and coaches and fans, there are many factors contributing to the eagles mental state heading into the super bowl. ali gorman sat down with a mental health professional about how the eagles should think if they want to win. >> reporter: from the post game dancing, interacting with fans and the infamous dog masks it's clear to do that eagles are having a blast. >> i'm enjoying the moment.
>> we're here i'm having fun with it. >> i think that's huge when you can keep it loose, if you have fun, jen is a metal health coaching professional. i spoke we are 9 years ago when the phillies went to the world series. now she sees a lot of similarities between the two philadelphia teams on top of the eagles enjoying the ride and staying relaxed. she noticed something she calls compassionate coaching. >> it's been understanding leadership from a heart level instead of a brain level. if there's compassion and empathy that players feel from their coaches they will go for a wall for them. >> reporter: she said the eagles are shaking off mistakes and rebounding quickly. as for the underdog mentality be many in sports sky -- psychology say that that can be an asset.
>> you have nothing to lose, nobody has any expectations of you. >> reporter: it can boost motivation to approve people wrong adding swagger and confidence. >> i feel great, confident. >> i like where our team is mentally, they prepared themselves they have blocked out a lot of noise which helps. >> reporter: as for the fans, well, yous -- you always hopefully'. >> energy when you have the people around you, you have that energy level that definitely helps. >> reporter: the doctor sadr even though the patriots have super bowl experience that doesn't matter, because both teams earned their spots, as long as eagles go into it thinking they are just as prepared there's no reason they can't win. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> our coverage of the trip continues on the 6abc app we're
bringing you the passionate birds fans here and around the country show us your pride as we head into the super bowl game. >> stay with "action news" saturday as liable reports come in throughout the day live from minneapolis. start your day at 6:00 a.m. all morning and "action news" at noon. live pregame coverage begins at 5:00 p.m. "action news" coverage continues after the game and wrap it up with "action news" at 11:00 p.m. even sports sunday. we have you covered all weekend on "action news." >> much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm matt o'donnell along with martha and stewart from the new life animal rescue. they will talk about their special bond and new life's quest for a new facility coming up on "action news." >> speaking of martha stewart
hometown team. ♪ i know those two in the front. those are my little boys, they are preschoolers and kindergarteners day school in acold lee, the students went out for the birds. >> aren't they cute. in addition to the easily jersey and t-shirts they wore the head gear and underdog masks, my sons cannot stop singing the fight song every single day they sing that song when they wake up and go to bed. >> tomorrow everybody needs rain jackets and umbrellas as they head to the super bowl parties. >> reporter: the first part of the day looks okay that's when the rain moves in. let's get you outside, we'll start you off with a temple university -- actually our city hall camera, masonic temple. it's quiet out there, a couple of folks strolling around. the temperatures are cold. we're in the 20s.
windchills in the single digits and low teens. 22 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint of 6. your windchill is ten, and winds are out of the southwest at 11 miles per hour. again, we'll continue to see the blustery windchills throughout the morning hours during the afternoon they get a little bit better, but cold with feels-like temperatures in the 20s. speaking of 20s we're seeing that now. 20 in allentown. >> reporter: millville, 21, down to 8 degrees in millville. teens in the far western suburbs. farther to the west, lots of cold, dallas, 42. wichita, 33. new orleans, 46. minneapolis, 15 degrees. this is the leading edge of the bad stuff that's getting ready to pour down into the lower 48. this will be the coldest super bowl since super bowl xvi in 1982 when the bangles took on the 49ers at the pontiac dome in
detroit, massachusetts. windchills tomorrow below zero. if you're traveling to minneapolis, pack everything you will need to walk around in multiple layers out there. windchill advisory in effect tonight windchills 20 to 30 below. this storm travels east 24, 48 hours, it means rain not snow. as this cold air retreats into canada. today is a chilly one, reading and allentown, 31. millville, 35. dover, 35. overnight tonight it's cold and dry, just cloudy out there, 24 degrees in allentown, dover, 26. trenton, 25 and philadelphia bottoming out at 27. we fast forward it to tomorrow. we stop the clock arnold 9:00. note the -- around 9. note the numbers, they are above
32. around the midday hour we see the precip move in. it is rain for the far western counties. the snow is well to the north. reading, 36. allentown, 36. philadelphia is up to 42 at that point. the rain/snow line it may start out to the south of allentown and reading, it's going to quickly lift to the poconos by 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon. poconos the lone location that sees snow throughout the duration of this event. you can mix in with sleet and freezing rain. everybody else, it's a cold rain, it comes down heavy at times during the super bowl. 10:00 p.m. and midnight everything comes to an end west to east at that point, temperatures are starting to crash on the backside. as far as snowfall totals nothing for the viewing area. a coating to an inch in the northern portions of the lehigh valley, that wash away. i think it will be a cold rain here. 2 to 4 for the poconos.
pretty good bet you'll pick that up. in the higher elevations mixed with sleet and rain. minneapolis, light snow, 1 to 3-inch, 20 degrees, windchill advisory in effect saturday night, windchills 20 to 30 below. sunday's high, 6. game time temperature around 4. monday traveling home, sunny skies and 16 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, obviously looks a lot better here. 4 today. 44 sunday, afternoon and evening rain. monday mostly sunny and colder high of 35. tuesday we start pulling out of it again, 43. wednesday is rainy, high of 50 that's nice and mild. thursday and friday, 40 and 34. gray i know what's bothering we have not had any snow over the past several weeks. >> i'll take it. >> reporter: i don't see snow in the next week to ten day, nothing. >> darn it. >> in "shelter me rescue of the week" matt o'donnell has the story of a south jersey woman who turned her house into a
hospice for special needs animals. >> i really have a heart for special needs they are overlooked and left behind. >> reporter: for new life animal rescuer, the mission is person. >> i have a little girl with special needs she is an inspiration. every two hours, kim is tube feeding a litter of 5 to 10 day old chihuahua babies. >> mom is underweight. >> reporter: while kim is dedicated to the cause, her house filling up she needs to give them a second life. >> she loves to snuggle. >> reporter: bentley was hit by a car and left untreated for several years. >> he is better with acupuncture and underwater treadmill therapy. he needs the right person that won't see the wheelchair just
him. >> reporter: at first they weren't shore if abbey would ever walk again. >> with two sessions of underwater treadmill and acupuncture she is pushing through her back legs. >> she was pregnant at the time >> reporter: her family was adopted, now it's her turn. >> she is sweet and wonderful. >> this is martha, a 7-year-old basset hound and a yorkie pursue are there owners divorced they are being begin up for adoption as a pair, they love cats and dogs and people they are perfect for for you. we have a post at 6abc.com/shelter me. if you would like to share a story cruise the harsh stag tag, 6abc shelter me we'll feature
>> turning to what's the deal, super bowl edition. if you're throwing a super bowl party or going to one, we have easy fun ways to avoid busting your budget. >> the great thing about super bowl parties they can donen on the cheap. think about the food you're not eating caviar or fancy pate. >> reporter: character hosting a pot luck. >> ice cream sunday bars or pizza bars. >> reporter: don't forget stores like dollar tree, you can get paper goods and cooking supplies and beer mugs and snacks, too. >> people don't know the definite defense store brand potato chips and off brand potato chips. >> reporter: super bowl 52 is
giving us an opportunity to save green when we buy green. >> dollar tree doesn't have eagles stuff, but it has green for saint pat transcribing's -- st. patrick's day. if you're not hosting or going to someone's house, beware of big events with hefty upfront entrance fees, they promise you an open bar and all you can eat buffet. >> reporter: there are lots of local restaurants and bars that are free to get into. the deals like free snacks at half-time that are a good value. we'll be right back. we have today's forecast
and the game-day's forecast. >> reporter: today is cold and sunny. tomorrow is damp and dreary. super bowl planner, pregame party, 44 degrees, milder day, lots of rain. during the game, thing, 42. hopefully after the game we're celebrating a victory, the rain should shut off between 10 and midnight. half inch to three-quarters of an inch. colder tomorrow, 45. tuesday, 43. wednesday, more rain, mild high of 50. no snow in the seven day, but a couple of chances of rain. >> good parade weather. >> an update to the story we told you about earlier this week. many may remember 21-year-old halle parks.
>> the rutgers student woke up groggy from a dental procedure and thought she had missed the super bowl. the eagles saw her video and surprised her with two tickets to the game. congratulations to you, halle. that is awesome. have a great time! >> jack hanna's "wild countdown" is next. "action news" continues at 6:00 p.m. tonight. >> we'll be back tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. >> the easily are ready for their super bowl game and so are the loyal fans. we'll have live team coverages the birds take on the patriots in super bowl lii. >> for nia han, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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