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get ready for the refreeze from ice and slush lingering from yesterday's snowstorm. >> good morning, it is 5:30 a.m., february 10. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers, good morning. >> reporter: like karen has been saying, there could black ice out there, if something looks wet be careful under foot and under tires. we have a lack of cloud cover this morning, we're looking at sunshine to start out, but man, is it cold. the clouds filtering in from the west as the day goes on. 23 in philadelphia. 22 in wilmington. 20 on the nose in allentown. 21 in trenton, 23 in millville. winter coats, right, yeah, right, but consider there's a light breeze that's knocking the windchills down, feels like 12 degrees as you step outside in philadelphia. very close to that in trenton, wilmington, millville, a little better down the shore, allentown, reading and lang,
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single digit windchills. if you're heading to the poconos, 6 degrees below zero is what it feels like. sun and clouds, as i mentioned. 22 by 7:00 a.m. 29 by noon, high of 34 at 3:00 p.m. even then the windchills will make it feel like the mid to upper 20s. not a horrific wind today like the gusts we had yesterday but enough to add to the cold feel. 33 by 5:00 p.m. 32 by 7:00 p.m. i'll have the out on the town forecast tonight and warm up for the weekend relatively speaking. >> reporter: we'll take any warmup we can get. the big story with traffic is this tanker truck that was carrying gasoline flipped over last night. it was causing a problem all night. just now they are reopening the southbound lanes of 611. stick to 309 as the alternate
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while they deal with the mess, but at least there's some progress with it. the ramp from the vine to the schuylkill expressway westbound has been shut down with an accident. police on the scene creating a problem, one far facing the wrong way. we have a nasty accidents from the vine westbound to the schuylkill expressway. watch for this accident it happened a minute ago and blocking the ramp. look at the backup, it doesn't take much, the fact that it happened a few minutes ago you can see the flashing lights up ahead. everyone on the vine jammed westbound trying to head toward the schuylkill expressway with the ramp to the schuylkill expressway shut down. just happened a minute ago. burlington bristol bridge schedule to go up at 5:25 watch for that we had an opening at tacony-palmyra that finished. no major problems here and there, you have to watch for a slick spot or two, anything that looks wet is frozen solid. >> breaking right now, two women survive a frightening home
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invasion in southwest philadelphia, thanks to police who arrived to find the intruders were still there. annie mccormick has a live update. >> reporter: luckily police came when they did, neighbors called and knew that something was off, police rescued the two victims. also they have all three suspects in custody. they are being interviewed in southwest detectives. this is video from the scene, this unfolded around 2:00 a.m. when armed men broke into the home in the 2100 block of south 66th street. three armed men to be exact. they demanded money, tied up two women in their 60s that live inside. they ransacked the house and stuffed jewelry and cash in their pockets. neighbors heard screams and called 911. through the window the police say a man with a map. inside officers rescued two women who were tied up and arrested all three of the home invasion intruders some were hiding under the bed. the victim described to police
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what first happened. >> she was in the kitchen cooking in the rear of the home for her son to come home at 2:00 a.m. males kicked through the door and put a knife to her throat ann where did she have the money. they take her upstairs, she started screaming she punched her in the face and threatened to kill her. they tied her up and tied rope around her neck, also. >> reporter: police say all three men were armed, two with a gun, one with a knife. they said there was a string of home invasions targeting asian business owners. the women were from vietnam, they don't own a business. their son who resides here works in a restaurant. police are trying to figure out what the motive is behind it. of course if you have any information 215-686-tips.
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reporting in southwest philadelphia, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> breaking news in bucks county, live look at route 611, four thousand gallons of fuel spilled across the road last night. that forced the evacuation of about 100 people. they were allowed to go back home around 3:00 a.m. minutes ago, the southbound lanes were reopened, good news for a roadway that sees a lot of traffic during commuting hours. this is video of the tanker truck cleanup in warrington. residents had to spend several hours in a shelter until officials said it was safe for them to go back home. we'll have a live report on the cleanup in the next half-hour. 5:35, the senate held an early morning vote to confirm tom price as secretary of health and human services. that puts the republican from georgia in charge of president trump's efforts to dismantle the affordable care act. democrats delayed the vote as long this is they could with speeches lasting until 2:00 a.m.
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see you in court that is the tweet from president trump responding to the three judge panel that refused to reinstate his travel ban. the federal appeals court in san francisco ruled the ban that targets seven muslim majority countries presented significant constitutional questions rejecting the argument that the courts don't have the authorities to review the president's decisions on immigration and national security. president trump signed three more executive orders that orders jeff sessions to establish a task force on crime reduction and public safety. the second is aimed at cracking down on drug cartels. the president directed the justice department to use existing federal lawless to prosecutor those who make crimes against police. a couple of days we were talking about 60-degree highs, and now there's snow on the
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grounds. aaa expect to be busy with windchills dipping into single digits this morning. warm up your car for that car battery before you head on to the road. if you see shiny spots assume it could be ice, not necessarily water. >> allentown and bethlehem school districts among the many on delay at david is here with weather. >> reporter: extra snow fell up in those places, there would be more runoff and black ice. that's the big concern this morning. it's cold out there, too. in philadelphia, we have dry roads, but anybody who didn't salt icy patch on sidewalks, you might run into icy stuff. be careful of that. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry. as we look outside, it is the center city view, you can see the view through high, thin cloud cover. we expect to see the sun back in play, clouds get thicker as we
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move through the afternoon. the winds are not all that strong, but it's enough to give you windchills around 10, 11 degrees, it is very cold this morning you want the winter gear, gloves and hat and scarf for some of you. as we look at the sunshine early today we see the clouds out to the west fillers in as the day goes on. the big story is the cold, the forecast high 34 degrees, we'll hit it at 3:00 p.m. 22 by 8:00 a.m. 25 by 10:00. if you have option plans to do it at some point in the day, you want to wait until afternoon because we'll get to 34-degree high, 6:00 p.m., 32 degrees, all these highs hitting at 3:00 p.m. 29 in allentown. 30 below freezing in reading. 33 in trenton. 34 in the rest of the i-95 corridor. 36 in millville and dover and
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probably around 34 up and down the coast. similar numbers from north to south today. the windchill this morning, as i said are in the single digits in the northern and western suburbs. lunchtime it will feel like the teens in a lot spots and in philadelphia, as well today. in the afternoon, the windchills are in the 20s and 30s down there as the winds begin to ease and die down a bit. if you're heading out on the town, winter gear is important. the temperatures slide below the freezing mark between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. for dinner and a movie. we get up to 49 in the around, warmer with mostly cloudy skies and sunday, light rain moves in, it will be spotty and intermittent, we're looking at a fairly mild high temperature. 34, brisk and cold today, windchills in the teens in the morning and 20s in the afternoon for the most part. mostly cloudy and milder, center
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city gets up to 50 tomorrow, shower at night and dry during the day. cloudy and intermittent rain at times on sunday, not is a complete washout, high of 48. monday, clouds and sun, the afternoon looks breezy and bright, 43. valentine's day appropriately chilly for those who like to snuggle, 46 degrees, partly sunny there. wednesday clouds and sun, 47. the next precipitation appears to be thursday and it is probably in the afternoon, the way things look now. it could be a rain/snow mix. farther north, the better chance of snow. >> a girl scout cookie sale becomes a crime scene. >> reporter: look how we'll -- people are not moving, i'll show you what's going on. >> passengers on a tarmac see
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flames coming from another plane before takeoff. details on what caused the fire.
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>> this was the moment when a plane's engine caught fire during takeoff at jfk air force.
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a passenger on board the flight was filming at the time. this was the photo from another plane that another passenger took showing the sparks flying around the runway last night. the plane taxied back to the gate for further examination, nobody was hurt, as far as we know. >> reporter: let's go over to karen rogers and find out what's happening. >> reporter: good morning, this big tanker truck in bucks county is causing a major issue. 611 was shut down all night. southbound is getting by, northbound is shut down. stick to 309. this is the vine westbound ramp to the schuylkill expressway, we see this accident still blocking this ramp. looks like the tractor-trailer may be involved in the accident scene. we have police on the scene. they have not made any progress in opening up that ramp. that's creating huge problems. look at the vine backup. you're jammed solid on the vine
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past 16th street to the schuylkill expressway with the ramp being blocked. usually when they have accidents they get them out of there quickly and move them out. we have an accident in lower providence township. you have to watch out for slick spots or two, as you head out. ridge pike at church road. i found my good friend on the waze app talking about ice on the roads on pine road in lower moreland township. some some areas we're not seeing widespread problems, you may get slick spots especially with temperatures like these, 20s, and poconos, 12 degrees, anything that looks wet and slushy is frozen solid. when you factor in the winds, feels like the single digits in the lehigh valley, feels like 12 in philadelphia. police in northern california are looking for a suspect in a brazen and frightening armed robbery after family selling girl scout
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cookies in union city yesterday. a mother and daughter were selling cookie when a young man walked up to them and pointed the gun at the mother and ran off with the cash. >> they are emotional, they are very concerned about the safety of other girls doing this. >> a police officer bought all the girl scouts remaining stock, they collected $600 of their own money and donated it to the local girl scout chapter. a college cheerleader still has her spirit despite a stroke of best of -- bad luck. the she fell on the court, the man who carried her off the court tripped county cheerleader fell down again. high winds were strong enough to blow an entire
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tractor-trailer on the chesapeake bay bridge tunnel in virginia beach yesterday. the driver was spotted still alive and standing on the floating truck roof. by the time a navy helicopter reached him he was found in the water unresponsive and died on the way to the hospital. crews will allow a pipeline fire in louisiana to burn out on its own. two workers were injured when an explosion ignited a flammable liquid at the phillips 66 plant yesterday. 60 homes were evacuated the cause of the fire is unknown. 35:47 an elementary student is called a hero for what he did for saving his friends life on a texas playgrounds. >> we want to be your wing man to get you ready for valentine's day. karen rogers will feature a local company offering fast floral delveries.
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[laughter] you see that? >> i'll tu, these two cannot get enough of each others. that is matt o'donnell and karen rogers during our snow coverage trying to make the best of the storm with a friendly snowball fight, the handshake at the end, it was said it was a tie, they each think they won. >> she plays dirty, she kicked me. >> reporter: i feel bad they showed the kick. >> but you did it in front of the camera. it's on our facebook page if you want to see that. let's take you to the accident
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scene it's a big problem in traffic this morning. this is the ramp from the vine street expressway, westbound to the schuylkill expressway westbound and that ramp has been blocked, i'm watching now, they are still not letting any traffic through at this point. i'm not sure why they have not been able to tow the vehicles out, breaking news, ramp from the vine westbound to the schuylkill expressway shut down with an accident. chopper 6 hd heading to the scene. look at the traffic you're going nowhere on the vine street expressway. westbound is jammed past 16th street to the schuylkill expressway. traffic is stuck, dave. >> reporter: i hope everybody's heaters are working in the car because it's bitter cold out there. 22 degrees is what we expect on the bus stop at 6:00 a.m. 22 by 8:00 a.m. mainly clear, but brisk and cold. windchills are around 12 in philadelphia and in the suburbs in the single digits. bundle the killed up, and you too, if you're heading out. if you're heading to the market it will be cold today you might want to wait until the afternoon
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29. 3:00 p.m., 34 degrees, even though we'll have windchills in the mid to upper 20s, there will be a bit of a breeze. 7:00 p.m. tonight, 32 degrees, if you're heading out tonight for dinner or a movie, date night for you, winter gear important, too, not a lot of wind, but temperatures below freezing between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. a 9-year-old is being called a hero for saving his friend from a near-death experience on the houston area playground. nick tried to go down the slide with a jump rope. it got caught around his neck. nick started choking. his friends raul ran up the ladder and untangled jump rope. >> those precious seconds could have turned into an eternity for
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our family. >> thank you. >> you're very welcome. nick is wearing a neck brace, but expected to make a full recovery. valentine's day is tuesday, our resident cupid, karen rogers shows us a place in philadelphia that specializes in floral delivery. >> reporter: if if bike courier rolls you mean to your office this week they might have something special in the backpack. urban stems launched in philadelphia a few months ago. >> just in time for valentine's day. >> yes. >> reporter: they deliver fresh bouquets from the farm. our founders started the company because they were disappointed with the price and un reliability. they start at $35.
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>> this month is female power house artist. there's the adele, the gaga and jackie that features a succulent that lives long after the flowers die. you can sweeten it up with rose yummies and chocolates. >> we now want to go back to chopper 6 hd this is live over the breaking news, this is trouble from the vine expressway to the westbound schuylkill expressway, an accident o. ramp has shut everything down. that's a tough intersection, two lanes into one, there's backup in the morning, as they pull back, you can see the traffic. karen rogers has her eye on this and she will give us more when we come right back. by peggy lee playing ]
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