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marathon kicked off without a hitch. a family returns home to find it engulfed in flames. >> the eagles are ready to take on the seahawks and their rowdy fans in seattle. >> karen rogers is in for chris sowers. what a difference a day makes. >> reporter: yesterday, 72 and today, gusty winds and 40s. we have clouds above the commodor barry bridge, and sunshine mixing in, as well. storm tracker 6 live double scan, you can see through the area we're tracking mixed precipitation. what you're seeing near trenton is ground clutter that's not reaching ground. near reading 422 i-78, sleet mixing with a shower. snow flurries in hazleton and lake harmony and poconos. nothing in allentown or pottstown, but it's near that
area. watch for that heading out. a look at the wind advisory. until tomorrow morning we'll see the gusty winds up to 45 miles per hour. it is the winds that are pulling in the lake-effect snowshowers that we're seeing. no storm system, but lake effect snow showers. 38 in philadelphia. 28 in allentown. 27 in reading. we'll take you hour by hour in the forecast coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a couple of minutes. 9:01 the time. there they go, the 44th annual philadelphia marathon kicked off in less than desirable conditions for the runners. you can see they wore extra gear. while the runners warm up through the 26-mile course onlookers are fighting to keep them warm as they cheer them on. bob brooks is at eakens oval, and you're fighting to keep warm aren't you? >> reporter: i've got lots of
layers on, sweaters and scarf it's not enough to keep warm around here. when the winds whips up it makes you cold nonetheless the marathon goes on. spectators are gathering around, a wheelchair athlete just crossed the finish line to great ovation. let's bring up the video, this was the scene at eakens oval before the race, it was dark and cold. runners were doing everything they could to warm up for the run. they are huddling together for body heat. we spoke with spectators they are sitting for a while they don't have the luxury of running like the run errs, they had to layer up like i did. >> blankets thrown over sweatpants everything. >> reporter: everything you could find in your closet.
>> yes my gloves on. i'm freezing. >> reporter: right here the video when the race kicked off at 7:00 a.m., 30,000 runners are on the course right now. you have to give them credit, because again when it is windy it is really cold out here, back out live, another look at the scene. again we just had our first wheelchair athlete cross the finish line. looks like, i'm not sure if you can see all the way down looks like somebody might be close to coming through. we're here at the finish line waiting trying to stay warm. >> reporter: at least the sun is shining, bob. >> 9:03. police in bucks county are looking for suspects after a man was attacked outside a casino overnight. police were called to the parking lot of the parx casino before 4:00 a.m. they found a man lying on the ground after reports of a fight.
the man was taken to the hospital in stable condition. a man was shot and left for dead during an attempted robbery in north philadelphia overnight. police say the man was targeted on the 200 block of west cornwall street at 2:30 a.m. he suffered a gunshot to the police took him to temple university hospital in critical condition. no suspects in the attack. it was a true nightmare for a chester county family. they returned home after a night out and found their home on fire. this happened at midnight. crews battled the fire from the roof of the home. the father and three children said they were met with the flames as they opened the front door. they called 911. it took an hour to bring it under control. this morning the cause is under investigation. president-elect donald trump continues to meet with a wide variety of officials as he shapes the new administration. new jersey governor chris christie and new york city mayor
rudy giuliani. chrisy was passed over -- christie was passed over for the post of attorney general. trump insisted that the bridgegate trial connected to the christie aids did not hurt him for a job in the administration. a memorial was held for a soldier killed in afghanistan the somber goodbye was more heartbreaking for the family when the father said they were booed on the flight. they were allowed to deplane first to catch a plane to dover air force base to pick up their son's remains. >> and to hear the reaction of the flight being delayed because of a gold star family and the first class cabin being that, was really -- booing that, was really upsetting. >> reporter: sergeant john perry was killed by a suicide bomber last saturday. he stumbled on to the bomber
before he reached his target. he may have prevented hundreds more from being hurt or killed. the sergeant's father is urging compassion to those who make the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. >> your time, morning the eagles are out on the west coast preparing to play in one of the toughest in the nfl in seattle. the eagles take on the eagles seahawks on their own turf and the seahawks do not lose a whole lot at home. plus their fans might be the loudest in the link. eagles have trouble winning away from the link. kickoff at 30:00 p.m. eagles -- at 4:30 p.m. eagles play later today but they are already the winners in the eye of a local football team. eagles organization stepped in to help replace equipment that was stolen from the south philly
sharks. young athletes who were between the ages of 8 and 10 were heartbroken because they were targeted by thieves. the coach said the outpouring of support was a good lesson. >> it shows there's more good people than bad thing. we have a good story to hear about good things happening in our community. >> the sharks lost the game against the tigers, but they qualified for the nationals in florida. >> a good story there. thousands of people will have a holiday meal this thanksgiving thanks to your generosity the boy scouts collected your donation for the 6abc dunkin' donuts holiday food drive. action cam was in somerton where scouts picked up canned goods and other food items. >> the 6abc dunkin' donuts the is four days away. this morning performers were busy getting ready for the big day.
the action cam stopped by the sheraton on race street as dancers were rehearsing. they spent the afternoon working together to make sure everything is perfect come thanksgiving morning. >> we want you to join us for the thanksgiving day parade. cesily tynan and rick williams host our coverage along with adam joseph and alicia vitarelli and the lovely and talented karen rogers. that's thanksgiving day at 9:00 a.m. on 6abc. >> it is a don't miss. now, this could make for a merry holiday season. the powerball jackpot has soared to $359 million. there were no winners in the 333 million-dollar drawing and one match drive winner in michigan. that means the jackpot rolls over for tuesday's drawing. 16 24, 28, 43, 51, the powerball, 21. so i still have a chance. >> 9:08. there's a unique gift card you
could give this holiday season. we'll tell you about a card that could help a child be better prepared for pay for college. snow in the midwest creates headaches, but fun for the little ones. looking live sky6 live hd philadelphia international airport, meteorologist karen rogers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose.
minnesota for someone to build this snow man. while the kids played in the snow the adults got busy removing the snow from the sidewalks. the brush with old man winter caused problems for the roads. minnesota state patrol reported 350 crashes since thursday night. some people in our area are waking up to a little snow. "action news" viewers sent in a picture of a dusting or more. this picture is from trapp montgomery county. other captured the snow scene north in the poconos. some got sleet mixed in. >> pretty to look at. >> reporter: it's pretty to look at until you have to drive in it and walk in it. there are lake-effect snow bands moving in a couple of places could see that again. storm tracker 6 live double scan what you're seeing near trenton isn't reaching ground. i want to go in closer, because with double scan we can see you
whose getting what. 422 it's switched over to light showers. i-78 there's sleet mibltioning mibltioning -- mixing in. slatington showers and mixed precipitation 209 and lake harmony in the poconos light snow. let's go outside and see what it looks like right now live in cape may, new jersey. what a beautiful shot that is. yesterday it felt like beach weather, 72 is the high. today it's dry in cape may buther areas may be seeing more flurries. we'll talk about that nationd -- in a second, let's talk about the wind gusts. 35 in cape may. the stron back the temperature making it feel like 15 in the poconos. 28 in allentown. 32 in wilmington, 30 in philadelphia. feels below freezing. 32 in millville.
31 windchill atlantic city airport. satellite and radar the reason for yesterday's snow shower was the cold front that moved through the area. that's out of here. now we have lake-effect snow bands, the strong gusty winds pulling in the moisture off the great lakes. you're seeing snow bands here and there to the northwest. let's show you future tracker's look at this. 1:00 p.m., not a whole lot happening. mostly a dry day but at any time you could get a quick burst in the poconos. philadelphia i don't think you'll see as much maybe a stray sprinkle that's it. let's look through the day and the afternoon and night. running it down for you, in the afternoon we'll see windchills in the mid 30s this afternoon. in philadelphia, maybe see a spray sprinkle maybe it's dry. in the lehigh valley you could get a snow shower or mixedprecipitation, it will be brief. we expect one to two inches of
snow with the lake-effect snow bands that move through. 11:00 a.m. 41. lunchtime, 43 feeling like the mid 30s. by 2:00 p.m. 45. the high is 46 coming down from that at 4:00 p.m. 44. 6:00 p.m., 39. lots of clouds and sunshine, staying dry except for a snow shower in the poconos or the lehigh valley where you're going to see the lake-effect snow bands try to reach ground. let's look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it is windy today. the wind advisory continues. much colder, yesterday 72. today, 46. tomorrow a cold wind. 45 degrees for the high. on tuesday not as harsh 48 degrees. wednesday a mix of sun and clouds and 50. wednesday the big travel day before thanksgiving. wednesday night you get showers looks like thanksgiving day the parade day is cloudy at damp at times a couple of showers no driving rain, but damp. 54 degrees is the high. black friday as you're shopping
partly sunny skies, 56. 53 degrees on saturday under mostly cloudy skies, we had temperatures above average on the weekend yesterday, and the seven day is looking below average. >> 9:16 it was an early thanksgiving dinner for an extended family creating out of caring and sharing that included linda and ron their son died in 2010. he was an organ donor. he gave ellie and josie a new lease on life. >> i'm eternally grateful. i'm going to get emotional. without him i wouldn't be here. >> there family gave up something that was our gain. it is special.
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>> so glad you stayed with us 9:19 a.m., 41 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse the center city skyline t temple university camera. you remember the 70s yesterday, bye-bye it's going to be cold today. in "healthcheck" if you suffer from lung cancer and having trouble sleeping reachers say go for a walk. studies of patients from 30s to early 80s. those who walked several times a week slept better at nigh who she would take aspirin for heart health and when.
adults between the age also -- ages of 50 and 69 should take a low dose of aspirin. >> it will help the blood flow get through better. >> reporter: the most common side effects are excess bleeding and as i acid reflux. those younger than 50 an older than 70 are not good candidates. eat healthy and drink water and get enough rest and reduce stress. >> speech therapy can be vital to student success but it is not always accessible. ali gorman has the details. >> reporter: 7-year-old mya has will also been an eager
mya had a a lisp. she needed speech therapy and started in school, but it was not enough. >> reporter: mya gets extra therapy sessions right in her play room. abington speech pathology can do it with a platform remote speech like video io conferencing businesses use. they work together on improving her "s" sound. the creator of the remote speech said today's video and computer quality make it possible. >> we're bring the client to the therapist instantly and live and very clear secure way.
>> reporter: remote speech is already in use for individual patients as well as schools. it could be the answer for reaching people, kids and adults in remote areas and may ease the shortage of therapists. >> there are someplaces children are waiting a year or more. remote speech is not used for every client or session. there's a lot of face-to-face therapy, but it helps bump up the frequency of therapy and reaches more patients. helps therapists who are retirees or stay at home moms. ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
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>> reporter: welcome back everybody, we're looking at storm tracker 6 live double scan. we're seeing rain and mixed precipitation near reading and pottstown, be careful if you're traveling there. you're seeing sleet. hamburg and farther north and west mixed precipitation and snow showers in the poconos.
yesterday in the 70s we're tracking snow showers here. it's dry in the i-95 corridor and south of that, that's the way it will stay. let's look at the temperatures here. right now it feels like the upper 20s and 30s. this is future tracker showing what it will feel like this afternoon. it will feel like the 30s in the suburbs. it's a cold day ahead. tonight at 5:00 p.m. dipping into the 20s with the windchills. i want to show you the bus stop, 7:00 a.m., 23 degrees if philadelphia. get the heavy coat for the kids, nydia. >> thank you. the state of california has unveiled the first of its kind college savings program to help families save for college. the college gift card allows friends and rels to contribute to the college savings plan. >> all the earnings you've made
come out tax free. it can be used in any state or a broad, junior college tech school in state or out of state. >> college gift card is more valuable than any toys they would receive. it can be purchased in store or online. 9:26 if you're planning on heading home for the thanksgiving holiday you'll have company on the roads and in the skies. aaa said 78.7 million americans are expected to travel. experts say the increase is due to the improving economy. driving is the most popular mode of transportation between november 23rd county 27th. it comes with a major perk. this year's gas prices are the second cheapest in a decade. daniel and bradley
completed an around the world trip worth $52,000 but they paid 400 bucks they did it by taking advantage of numerous credit awards. they paid their monthly bills with credit cards and paid them off in cash each month. they watched as the miles kept racking up. the key is the right card at the right time. >> one of the best cards was the amex platinum, it offered 500,000 sign up bonus. >> reporter: they visited tokyo singapore, south africa and dubai. they flew first class and stayed in luxury hotels. >> they pulled it off. a toy is pulled from store
this morning philadelphia police are working to find out who shot a man and why. the victim got help from a firehouse a block away from the shooting. >> enduring the cold. runners taking a run in colder temperature for the philadelphia marathon. a man joins college team this weekend at the age of 55. >> that is awesome. i do not find this weather expiring. >> reporter: it makes you think of hot chocolate. i don't know that's it. let's take a look and see what's going on with sky6 live hd. every once in a while we see the camera shake a little bit as we look live on the ben franklin bridge. there you go, we have windy gusts wind advisory continues until tomorrow morning. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry on the i-95 corridor, you can see the snow showers a little mixed
precipitation to the northwest. let's go in closer to this. a little bit of rain and sleet near pottstown near the pennsylvania turnpike and 422. be careful as you're traveling. we're seeing snowfall in the poconos and lake harmony, 209 and i-80. the lakesque snow band moving in. we could see two inches of snow in the poconos today. the rest of the of us no accumulation. let's look at the temperatures. 41 degrees. it's a good ten degrees colder than this point yesterday. the difference the winds that are howling out there. making it feel like 30 in philadelphia. feels like 28 in allentown. 15 degrees is the windchill in poconos. 32 in millville. 32 in atlantic city. we're talking about these windchills a big dramatic switch from yesterday when we were in the 07 70s. 11:00 a.m., 41 be sunshine and clouds. 1:00 p.m., 44. 3:00 p.m., 46 that's the high.
remember it's going to feel like the 30s. 5:00 p.m., 42 degrees 7:00 p.m., 39. whole day ahead nydia it's colder tomorrow. we'll have the details in the seven-day forecast in just a moment. >> thousands of runners braving the cold in the 44th annual philadelphia marathon. not only are they enduring 926-mile an hour, but a big change in the temperature. bob brooks is at eakens oval this morning with the runners bob how is it going? >> reporter: well, nydia quite the change compared to yesterday when it if he would like summertime. runners they have to run it, they say once it they get going it starts to feel good. we have a runner finishing up. we had a few across the finish line. we have the champion of the marathon running out of chapel hill, 31 years old. he set a course record.
we'll bring up the video. we saw our first wheelchair competitor cross an excellent moment there so many people cheering for them. runners say once they get moving not that bad but no doubt it's cold. before the race it was dark out really really cold. some of the runners at eakens oval getting ready they were guessing their second choice to race. one team who wasn't a dad and his son who is bound to a wheelchair. they started running marathons 13 months ago and they never stopped. >> this is his 4th marathon and my 13th marathon. we run for a nonprofit called ansley's angels. >> reporter: all right man
appreciate it. good luck! back out live, you see here comes another runner, it's estimated 30,000 participants in the marathon. to make it happen, 4000 volunteers help put the race together. and really when the sun is out it's not too bad, when it goes down and the wind whips through here it's really cold. we're having a hard time moving my mouth at this point it's that cold out here. >> all right back in the "action news" van up for you, bob. a man was shot in the chest managed to seek help at a firehouse a block away from the scene. the firehouse is at north 55th and chestnut streets in west philadelphia. the man was shot at 55th and market at 3:00 a.m. he was rushed to penn presbyterian in critical
condition. police are trying to piece together what happened. police are searching for a gunman who shot a man three times in the stomach in the city's frankford section. the 33-year-old victim was discovered by officers at hawthorne street last night. he is in the hospital in critical condition. the driver who hit and killed a young girl is still out there on the run. police have identified the child as sayanna powell walking home from school with friends on friday when she was hit by the carat 63rd and landsdown avenue. she was rushed to children's hospital of philadelphia where she died from the injuries. >> my baby fought hard and then her heart stopped. >> i kept on talking to her telling her to hold on, hold on, baby daddy's here, mommy's here baby, please hold on.
>> police are looking for a gray or silver ultima or maxima. donald trump will meet with two big-named backers of his campaign today. new jersey governor chris christie and former new york city mayor you'dy giuliani -- rudy giuliani, considered front runners for cabinet posts. yesterday he met with 2012 candidate mitt romeny. after the meeting romney said they had a thorough indepth discussion on hot spots around the world. two large anti-trump protests were held in new york city. several hundred marched from queens to manhattan. holding signs that says we won't normalize hate. in washington, d.c. this was a protest as well and one protester was taken into
custody. president obama will meet with the leaders of canada and australia. the leaders the president wraps up his final overseas trip at the apec summit in peru. he went to great lengths urging other nations to give donald trump a chance. trump has blasted trade deals that are bad for american workers. he said trump will realize free trade benefits the u.s. parents in new jersey have been paid a special compliment. a bus driver went out of their way to make sure the parents are well aware of kind their children. nora muchanic has the story. >> you can do it. >> reporter: little analisa and jorge are the focus of the letter spent by their school bus driver praising their unfailing
kindness who suffers from an undiagnosed illness and has trouble walking. >> i thought today things were so rough and tough these children did a kind thing. >> reporter: the letter was posted online and gotten thousands of hits. when jackson's mother found out about it, she was touched. >> what we see is the bullying going on. there are so many kids that can angels like these two kids. >> reporter: being kind makes sense. >> because you don't need to be mean be happy you find happiness in her heart. >> reporter: she didn't send the letter to get attention she did it to compliment the kids behavior. jackson's bus route was changed but the kids will remain friends
they got a play date scheduled for this weekend. princeton ton i'm nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> great story there. 32 young american men and women including two from the area are among the two class of who rhoodes scholars who start their studies next october congratulations! we have an important recall on a pop -- popular toy. history was made when the space station docked with the so so rocket this weekend.
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>> a soyuz rocket docked with the international space station and catapulted an american astronaut into history. peggy winston who turned 57 in february is the oldest woman in outer space. the 6 month mission will push her beyond 534 days in space set in september for 58-year-old astronaut jeffrey williams. >> reporter: it's exciting to hear about that, women are breaking barriers. we're breaking temperatures. 70 degrees yesterday it's out of here. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the area, we're dry in philadelphia. it's north and west where we've got the precipitation. i want to go in closer to this
with double can. you get a sense of what's happening hear. let's show you you're getting a shower in coatsville, but you can see a little bit of mixed precipitation near the turnpike, 222 and reading. be careful if you're traveling around there. i-78 a little bit of snowfall heading toward lark harmony -- lake harmony. easton could have sleet and snow. this is lake-effect snow. it's not storm system coming. you'll get these bands off the great lakes. let's go outside and show you what it looks like as we check out sky6 live hd and see what sky6 live hd is taking a look at this morning and the center city skyline we have with lots of clouds up above. we'll see sunshine mixing in with it. the current windchill in philadelphia 30 degrees. the windchill in allentown 28. 27 in reading, 15 in the poconos. feels like the freezing mark in millville and atlantic city so the winds really doing a number here with the temperatures, satellite and radar and action
radar showing how we started to cloud up. we had sunshine earlier on. the actual front kicked out of here yesterday. we're looking at lake-effect snow bands. they come in as the winds are gusting and the moisture coming in off the great lakes. let's show you what it could look like and what to expect. afternoon windchills mid 30s. in philadelphia, a straight sprinkle that should be about it. in the lehigh valley watch for a snow shower or mixed precipitation in the. in the poconos 1 to 2 inches. snow out of the of the lake-effect sno point today and through the evening. in south jersey and delaware you'll stay dry. hour by hour we'll have clouds and sunshine mixing in. 11:00 a.m. 41. noon 43. 2:00 p.m., 45 it will feel like the mid 30s. 4:00 p.m., 44. 6:00 p.m., 39. watch for the snow bands coming in the in the north an a west not really in philadelphia. here's what to expect for the
eagles watching the game they will be in the rain not the snow. 54 degrees at the kickoff. temperatures at 4:30 p.m. a lot changing with the weather. yesterday's high, 72. today's high 46. the wind advisoruntil tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning colder than tomorrow 45 is the high. windchills at the bus stop in the 20s but staying dry. tuesday, not as harsh the winds relax, 48. wednesday the big travel day 50 degrees for the high, sun and clouds a fine day. wednesday night if you're traveling watch for showers they lead into thanksgiving day. it looks like thanksgiving day the big parade at 6abc is cloudy and damp at times. temperatures during the parade will be in the 40s. 54 for the high temperature. friday partly sunny skies hey everybody who will be shopping dry, 56 degrees and saturday,
mostly skies and 53 degrees. >> i'm crossing our fingers for a better thanksgiving day forecast. >> you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. many college footballs games were played this weekend but there was one running back who outshined the rest. ballss not your college athlete. he is 55 years old. after spending his adult life as an intren inure with a -- entrepreneur for a construction company went back to college to pursue his dream. his son who plays for the green bay packers never thought he
>> 9:50 a.m. parents be on alert a major toy chain is pulling a toy from the shelves after reports it burst into flames. toys "r" us said the tonka dump truck erupted into flames after a family bought it. they will not sell any more trucks until an investigation is conducted. we are told no one was hurt. a popular dip has been
recalled. you're under to throw out any products that have a best before date 2017 on the lid. listeria can make people sick especially young and the elderly. space x has won approval from the federal communications commission to launch 4400 satellites into orbit. they will enable the company to provide farther internet service. it will cost $10 billion. say goodbye to mcdonald's as you know it. they are about to undergo a big
change. they are planning to launch table service next year. customers can order their own food on self service kiosks. the format will roll out in 2017. traditional servers will serve the food. there will be matter menu boards and mobile ordering and payments added to the mcdonald's app. that's from technically speaking. sports is next.
game for the eagles in seattle to face the seahawks. >> plus the sixers set the suns here's jamie apody with sunday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning the eagles hopefully were not sleepless in seattle last night. today they will try for their first road week in week two in a hostile environment. and it is supposed to rain. >> you can't worry about the circumstance it might be raining it might be loud, you can't worry about that. >> it's a tough place to play, but it's also i can imagine a good place to win, as well. >> reporter: last year the sixers didn't get their third win of the season until december 30th. i would say november 19 is progress. embiid was not supposed to play nursing a sore ankle.
he scored beyond the arc. he stopped people from scoring. in the paint the rookie gets out with a career high of 26 points 26 minutes. shock clock hot sauce last night 21 points shot from 90% of the field and 83% from the 3 point range. the 22nd performance of his career. the sixers beat the suns 120 to 105. believe it brett their third straight win at home. flyers dropping the gloves. you would think with a night like they don't like each other. actually all smiles right there. that's the only smile you saw from the flyers. second period down0. flyers set out by lightning 3-0.
tampa didn't have their cap. penn state failed rutgers winless in the top ten. barclay one yard touchdown run. 14th of the year. 16th for penn state. next week the regular season finale against michigan state and a chance to win a division title. temple, and villanova also both won as did penn in college football. that's sports, have a great sunday. >> a wisconsin church has a solution for those voters who feel like they need running object fumes since the presidential election. drivers in milwaukee waited up to fill up their tanks. the pastor for fellowship church
said it was to give out the good that's in the world. >> we get the opportunity to see the antidote of all the hate that was spewed in the country. >> yesterday was the fourth time the church ran a gas give way. >> like that, right? >> sunday morning edition of "action news," pope francis closes the door on the holy year of mercy but encourages the faithful to keep their hearts open. ahead you may have seen the hot new tv show diagnose nateed survivor. we'll take a look into the actual government program. those stories plus, karen rogers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, when we see you after the break.
>> good morning, it is 10:00 a.m. sunday, november 20th. in the news, bundled up for the race. the philadelphia marathon kicked off without a hitch but runners needed extra gear to deal with the home. a chester county home is a total loss, a family returns home and find their home engulfed in flames. the eagles are ready to take on
the seahawks and the rowdy fans in seattle. >> karen rogers is at the "action news" big board it's turtle neck weather. we have snowfall on storm tracker 6 live double scan. while we're dry in philadelphia. we have i-78 snow showers, 309 near poconos. easton mixed precipitation, as you're traveling. malvern, radnor, you're starting to get showers with sleet mixing in. you need to careful as you're traveling. that's what you're dealing with on storm tracker 6 live. 43 degrees in philadelphia. 39 in allentown, 44 in millville. the winds have picked up. we're seeing wind gusts up to 39 miles per hour. it's 14 degrees colder in philadelphia than yesterday. 26 degrees colder right now in the poconos than yesterday. huge change from yesterday we're getting weather whiplash with all this. the windchill feels like 18 in the poconos.
29 in reading, 33 in philadelphia. 33 in atlantic city. it is a cold day ahead. i'm going to give you a quick peek at the forecast. blustery with clouds and sun lake-effect snow bands hitting the north and west. 11:00 a.m. 41. 1:00 p.m., 44. the high today 46 it is going to feel like it's in the mid 30s. i'll do a facebook live, there's so much more i didn't get to, two more minutes i'll be on facebook. >> police in bucks county are looking for suspects after a man was attacked outside a casino. police were called to the parking lot of the parx casino at 4:00 a.m. they found a man lying on the grounds after receiving reports of a fight. the man was taken to the hospital in stable condition. a man was shot and left for dead during an attempted robbery in north philadelphia overnight. the man was targeted on the 200 block on west cornwall street at
2:30 a.m. he suffered a gunshot to the back. police took him to temple university hospital in critical condition. it was a nightmare for a chester county family they returned from a night out and find the home on fire. the house is located on ten foot way in ukraine -- eucland township. the father and three children said they were met with flames when they opened the front door. it took an hour to bring the this morning the cause is under investigation. president-elect donald trump continues to meet with a wide variety of officials as he shapes his new administration. today, new jersey governor chris christie and former mayor rudy giuliani. chris christie was passed over the post for attorney general and booted from the transition team. trump said the bridgegate trial
did not hurt him for a job in the administration. a somber goodbye for a soldier in afghanistan was made more heartbreaking for the family when the father said they were booed on their flight. they were aid allow to deplane first to get to a flight to dover air force base so they could pick up their son's remains. >> to hear the reaction for the flight being delayed for a gold star family and the first class cabin being that was upsetting. it made us cry more. >> sergeant john perry was killed by a suicide bomber last saturday. he stumbled on a bomber before he reached his tarpght -- target so he may have presented more being hurt or killed. >> 10:04.
there they go, the 44th annual philadelphia marathon kicked off in less than desirable conditions for runners. as you can see the runners wore extra gear for the race. despite the cold it's a record-breaking morning for the marathon. bob brooks is live in eakens oval with all the details. >> reporter: hey gray and nydia good morning, a lot of people are if i finishing the marathon. very exciting people are celebrating so happy. what an accomplishment to run a marathon especially in conditions like this. we all yesterday it felt like summer yesterday. today a drastic change in test. the winds comes it's really really cold. runners say when they are on the course they don't notice it. when they finish elation. you can see they are getting their jackets when they finish. some people we've seen collapse to the ground, but no major
medical problems. the man who won the race for the men's decision set a record and we spoke with the young lady who won, taylor ward from alabama let's take a listen. >> it was a challenge today the course is beautiful andic. i enjoyed it. [inaudible]. >> reporter: back out live here, wonderful to see. people some for -- we talked to a young lady who18 months to get ready for the philadelphia marathon. so nice to see them finishing. in all, 30,000 runners competed in the marathon today. bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> all right bob, thank you cold and sunshine. 10:06. this morning eagles on the west coast preparing to play in one
of the toughest places in the nfl. the eagles take on the seahawks in their home turf thisafternoon. the seahawks don't lose at home. we're rooting for the eagles. the eagles havegled to win away from the link. kickoff at 4:30 p.m. >> thousands of people will have a holiday meal this thanksgiving thanks to your generosity. the boy scouts collected your donations for the 6abc dunkin' donuts holiday food drive. the action cam was in the city's somerton section where scouts picked up canned goods and other perishable food items. parade performers were busy preparing for the thanksgiving day parade. the action cam stopped by the sheraton on race street. the dancers were rehearsing. they spent the afternoon together to make sure everything
is perfect on thanksgiving morning. don't forget to join us for the dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade. cesily tynan rick williams, adam joseph and alicia vitarelli and karen rogers host. catch it right here on 6abc at 9:00 a.m. >> this could make for a merry holiday season. the powerball jackpot has soared to $359 million. there were no winners in the 333 million-dollar drawing and one match five winner in michigan. that means the jack pot will roll over. 16 24, 28, the powerball was 21. >> several families in delaware will have extra plates at the table. the action cam in dover where parents took part. the ceremony finalized the
adoption of the children we want to say congratulations to all the families. >> it's beautiful thing. >> it is one of the hottest tv shows of the new season. we'll look at the government program on which the designated survivor is based. >> a story that has gone viral of an accidental text that led to an invitation to thanksgiving. >> one game that was played in the snow this weekend. we'll tell you where. let's take you live back here at home. no snow in center city. it's cold out there no 70s today. meteorologist karen rogers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll see you after the break.
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it does not look like the saudi cease-fire in yemen is holding. minutes after the cease-fire went into effect. rebels continued shelling. the conflict in yemen has divided the country between shiites and sunnies. the country the poorest in the arab world is on the brink of famine. pope francis has officially ended the holy year of mercy but urging people to continue acts of mercy and forgiveness. today the pope closed the holy door at st. peter's about basilica.
pope francis said people should never close the door on reconciliation and pardon. what is important to know is to go beyond evil and differences. a wee touch of winter this weekend, some parts of the country were left with a coating of snow. up to 4 inches fell in michigan yesterday. there was enough snowfall to coat the trees and rooftops and grassy areas in kalamazoo. it was a 60,000 person party in the snow in morgantown, west virginia. snow started falling between during the oklahoma west virginia game on 6abc. there was enough snowfall in saint cloud minnesota to do that yesterday. someone built a snowman it had rocks forearms and television
forearms. while the kids played in the snow the adults got busy moving the snow from the sidewalks. the minnesota state patrol reported nearly 350 crashes since thursday night. people in our area are waking up to snow. "action news" reducer viewers sent in a picture of a dusting or more in spots.icture is from trapp montgomery county. other snapshots captured snowy scenes in the poconos. other places got sleet. >> should we be talking about snow just yet? >> reporter: it's early, we have changes this time of the year, and we've seen the temperatures plunge behind the cold front. we're seeing snow showers in the poconos. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we have snow showers farther to the north and west, let's go in closer with double scan. you can see exactly who's getting what. in lancaster a few minutes ago this was mixed precipitation. i tweeted that out when it was a
little bit of snow and ice. right now they have the change over to light showers. in honeybrook near 322 you're getting sleet. it could be slick on the roads but that did just change over to plain showers. it is very light. it is not a storm system, it's lake-effect snow coming in. reading there could sleet pellets here and there. it's up fourth to the north that there's a problem. mountain pocono and lake harmony. the snowfall in the poconos could lead to an inch or two. in hamburg north and west it's mixed precipitation, as well. let's go outside and show you what it looks like, the carmings carmings -- cameras bouncing around in old city. we had the winds pick up in the last half-hour. we're seeing 38, 39-mile an hour wind gusts. feeling like 29 in philadelphia. 30 in allentown. 35 in millville. 34 in cape may.
you see the strong wind it's consistent. sustained winds 20 to 30, gusts have been at times up to 52 miles per hour that's the highest gust we've had so far. we'll continued to see them gusting through tomorrow morning. we talked about the snow a minute ago. that was a cold front that moved out. today we're not seeing a front or storm system. the clouds have filled in. we have wrap around winds from the area of low pressure that's pulling in from the great lakes that's giving us the lake-effect snow bands. they are hard to predict they can come in as a burst of snow and dissipate. here's what to expect. afternoon windchills in the mid 30s, everyone was feeling like the 20s, this afternoon in the mid 30s. in philadelphia, you might see a sprinkle but it's dry otherwise, clouds and sun. in the lehigh valley snow shower mixed precipitation we saw that
change over to rain. we're watching for that, you could see a snow shower in the lehigh valley. in the poconos, 1 to 2 inches of snow keep coming in around the great lakes. 11:00 a.m. 41. noon 43. 2:00 p.m., 45. 4:00 p.m., 44. the high is 46 lots of clouds and sunshine. in the north and west you're getting lake-effect snow band moving in. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, all this feels like such a change because yesterday the high was 72. so this is dramatic shift in the weather. it's colder for the poor runners today. 46 degrees for the high temperature. tome a cold wind. tomorrow morning's windchills at the bus stop in the early morning will be just in the mid 20s at times. it's going to be cold. 45 for the high. tuesday not as harsh. the winds relax. wednesday, sun and clouds, 50 getting better. showers wednesday night into thursday, at this point it looks like thanksgiving day and the
6abc day parade may be damp at times with clouds, 54 degrees, we're not talking driving rains or concerns with winds at this point. it could be damp at times. friday partly sunny 56. saturday cloudy, 53. we'll be out there very early enjoying thanksgiving with everybody, so if it is too damp for you stay home and watch us on tv. >> you'll be there rain or shine. my family will go, too. >> every wednesday night you'll see the drama unfold on the abc series devastated survivor, while the catastrophic events are fictional the real plan in place is different. >> reporter: the cinematic dooms day scenario the real u.s. government perhaps for. >> sir you are now the president of the united states.
>> reporter: a plan in case the president and other constitutional successors to the white house are killed in an attack. >> if all of the designated successors are killed at the same time, there is under the constitution literally no one running the u.s. government. that can never happen. >> reporter: abc consultant dick clark ran the continuity of government program for nearly a decade. he says there's one time every year it's used. >> vice president cheney, members of congress. >> reporter: the state of union address. one cabinet member is asked to watch from a secure location with the support staff needed to take over the presidency. in 2007 it was the u.s. attorney general general at the time, alberto gone salz. >> salz -- gonzalez. >> their job was to advise me in the event i assumed the
presidency. >> reporter: clark was the only one to deploy a program in the a crisis 9/11. >> we asked the speaker of the house to be flown 0 out of washington. >> it suddenly hit me in the middle of speech somewhere oh, my gosh. >> reporter: lauren lifter, -- lister abc news los angeles. 20/20 the real designated survivor abc news goes behind the scenes to look at the bunkers where the person who is the designated survivor is sheltered and more. and view designated survivor with kieffer southerland.
mom. he got a text saying dinner was at 3:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. he texted back and asked who sent the text, the woman said grandma. he asked for a picture and realized that it was a mistake. he asked -- could he attend the dinner. she said of course you can that's what grandma's do. >> he posted the chance encounter online, he said he will be taking grandma up on the dinner offer. cross country not normally a full contact sport don't tell that to the gwynedd mercy senior who was struck by a deer.
he found himself on his back after one of the animals knocked him down, he got back up and finished what was his final race of the collegiatelear. he is now an internet star with this video being viewed 15,000 times. that would be frightening. tough guy. >> got back up and finished the race. tell us what you think about these videos by going to our facebook and twitter accounts. >> we'll be right back. karen rogers takes a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment.
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>> inside story is coming up on 6abc. here's monica malpass. >> reporter: hi guys, the president-elect has filled half a dozen major cabinet positions clearly loyalty is being rewarded. what are the tone and direction of the picks. new jersey folks are they thumbs up or thumbs down, chris christie looks like he is on the outs but kelly and conway's star has never shown brighter. we'll talk about that an inside story, i'm monica malpass hope to see you then. >> final seconds before we go. >> what did you do with the 70s? what button did you press over there. >> reporter: i pressed history. we have showers in spots, snow showers in the poconos and sleet
near easton. watch for that. i want to show you what it's going to feel like. 2:00 p.m., 34 degrees, despite a high of 46. at 6:00 p.m., it will feel like # 1 in -- 31 in the city and the 20s everywhere else. the 7:00 a.m. bus stop will feel like 22 degrees at best. bundle bundle up. >> life goes on. thanks karen. i would like to remind you that this weekith georgeos coming up next. mar that raddatz hosts from washown with one of trump's first choices for his administration, reince prebis. >> repd morning gray and nydia, donald trump's leadership team is starting to take shape and being criticized. what do trump's picks tell us about how he will lead at home and a broad. i'll go one on one with reince
prebis. former cia director michael hayden to talk about that. plus newly elected senate minority leader which you can schumer discusses the ppl democratic party future. up on this week. gray and nydia back to you. >> thank you martha. we look forward tt. here's some of the stories we're working on for you at noon. a rescue mission needs rescuing i felt. if riding a horse is too much, how about a camel safari. for gray hall, chris sowers, karen rogers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you at noon.
we ask trump choef chief of staff reince priebus former cia director and our experts here live. plus -- >> welcome to the dawn of a new unified republican government. >> america in transition. how will the democratic party define its path forward. >> let's look where we are. is this a mandate for donald trump? >> it's not a mandate. we're going to go after him tooth and name. >> we're one on one with senate minority leader chuck schumer.