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large trees and took out power lines across the delaware valley causing major travel issues. this morning many are without power and some roads remain blocked by the fallen debris. drivers are under to use caution as they hit the roads today. we have live coverage this morning, bob brooks has a look at some of the damage that drivers can expect out there on the roads, but first, meteorologist chris sowers is outside with the accuweather forecast, hi, chris. , all right, good morning to you, gray, one of the problems we're having this morning is this right hear. heavy wet snow that fell yesterday sticks to everything, power lines, power poles, trees, bushes, asphalt and sidewalks. the snow and the ice that was accumulating on the snow and branches is starting to melt and fall. if you have to shovel the walks and driveways, especially if you have trees above you watch out for this stuff, it could hit you
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in the head chunks of ice. poconos, 20 inches of snow. bethlehem, 5.6. wayne, 9 i.. perkisie, 6 to 8 inches. philadelphia, 1.5 in southeastern pennsylvania. over in the southern new jersey, south harrison, 3 1/2. hammonton, 3.2. williamstown, 3. cherry hill, 2 inches of heavy wet snow. wind gusts be peak wind gusts looking at the numbers, hurricane force winds begin at 74 miles per hour. dennisville if cape may county. 71 miles per hour peak wind gusts. atlantic city, 61. allentown, 60. northeast philadelphia 62 miles per hour. now, a wind advisory remains in effect for the jersey shore. as we look at the satellite and radar, the center of the storm is 5 to 600 miles off the coast. the feeder bands of the outer edges of the storm still impacting the immediate
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coastline from nantucket to the delaware beaches. in the meantime, wind gusts are in the 25 to 35 miles per hour range. forecast for today, combination of sun and clouds. it's a milder day, high of 56. it's just windy. wind gusting between 35 and 45 miles per hour at times. that's a check of the forecast for now, i'll be back along in just a few minutes, we'll focus on another storm that could potentially impacting the area by the middle of next week. >> look forward to the update. if you're heading out this morning use caution, our live coverage continues with bob brooks in overbrook, bob, the tree is still behind you. >> reporter: yup, gray it is hoontd me, it's a big one, too. the police have come by shutting down this portion of city avenue so cars don't fly into the tree.
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you can see more caution tape put around it. there's a lot of trees down all over the place, according to the drivers i talked to. everyone going out and about today will want to keep an eye out. >> that's the a bigotry, man. they coming to get it -- that's a big tree, man. are they coming to get it. >> reporter: the big tree is blocking henly road, so far things are working out. it's not just here, but all over the area trees are down everywhere. >> there's another tree down by my house, i live by wannamakers, giant trees down everywhere. >> west chester pike township line, trees down. >> reporter: early this morning, we saw the tree down chatham, city avenue, as well and lincoln drive and wissahickon avenue and queen lane and east falls. the winds are dieing down and
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the sun is out. those i spoke with calling this tip i canal march weather. >> nor'easter one day and sunny and 46 today. >> i know that's it. >> sort of crazy in march always. >> reporter: does get crazy in march. we're near henly road and city avenue. keep that in mind if you're heading out this way. take your time there's a lot of debris on the roads, you don't want to run through it. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for the update. downed power lines caused thousands to lose power. peco reporting 2700 outages, with 298,000 customers affected. atlantic city electric has 958 outages, impacting 13,000 customers. pse&g, 19,000 customers impacted.
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delmarva dropped to 21,000 customers without power. a.m. track is restoring surveys -- amtrak is restoring service after it came to are a complete halt yesterday. amtrak's keystone service runs to and from new york, philadelphia and harrisburg is operating on a modified plan. we're waiting for an update from septa on their plans for services today. philadelphia international airport resuming service after a 50-mile an hour wind gusts forced hundreds of cancellations today and throughout the night. many were allowed to reschedule without penalties, but some ended up stranded. >> i'm trying to get my luggage because i'm not going anywhere. i just want to go home. >> reporter: all right, so, again, american and other
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airlines are resuming flights this morning, so check with your airline before you head out there to the airport. remember anytime a big storm hits you can keep track of the latest wherever you are, by using our free 6abc app. that gives you updates posted by the team of meteorologists, access to live double scan radar and traffic cameras for the road conditions. well, hollywood's golden night is almost here. this year's 90th annual academy awards are being held at the dolby theater in hollywood. that's where we find danyadanya. >> reporter: we have construction crews coming in they are putting together the area where celebrities make
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their rounds. come tomorrow this will be the red carpet about the nominees. they rolled out the red carpet and the heavy lifting is almost complete for the 90th annual academy awards. this year's show is hosted by jimmy kimmel live host jimmy kimmel. the shape of water is leading the race with 13 nominations including a best picture nod alongside lady bird, call me by your name. three billboards outside evan, missouri and get out. >> get out has a good chance to pull off a surprise. >> reporter: there's a show of support after movements of oscar so white and me too and time's up. the average age for supporting actress age 55.
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the first black woman got an oscar nod for writing. >> there's a mistake, moonlight, you guys won best picture. >> reporter: all eyes on the accounting firm that counts the oscar ballots. >> price waterhouse cooper took the situation seriously enough to put the strictures in plates i don't think we'll see a repeat. >> of course we know this will be a live show, in addition to the fashion and the awards there will be live musical performances from artists like common and best supporting actress nominee, mary j.blige. >> folks don't forget you can see the oscars live on 6abc, the coverage kicking off with a red carpet special at 5:30, 6:30 they will be live in los angeles
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as the stars arrive, the main event starts at # p.m. on 6abc. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, an intensive manhunt in michigan following a fatal double shooting on a college campus that has come to an end. we'll tell you where the suspect was spotted and why police spoke to him earlier this week. lawmakers in georgia punished an airline for ending its discount to the nra. we'll tell you how many people use the discount that has created millions of dollars in backlash. >> reporter: temperatures are well above 32 degrees, the snow and ice could start to melt. could more snow and ice be on the way next week. i'll have the answer in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a few minutes.
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you, 9:12 a.m., 38 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you that beautiful image right there of center city. what a dinners a day makes, you remember yesterday it was a mess. meteorologist chris sowers says we're dealing with the wind this morning. so take it easy out there. >> our nor'easter buried much of the poconos in 20 inches of snow. it paralyzed the area for hours on roads spilling off the highways, it was a mess out there. the burger king was so inundated
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with stranded drivers and passengers looking for food they ran out of burgers. it took several hours for the roads to be cleared there. >> that's not good. >> meteorologist chris sowers tracking all this. the good news we're done with the main impact of this. >> reporter: the only thing we're feeling today are the winds. it's not close to what it was like yesterday, but it's windy out there. storm tracker 6 live radar, see the storm itself is 600 miles off the coast. in terms of sheer size you can see how big it is. the worst of the winds are well off the coast. just a couple of left over rain and snow showers for cape cod and martha's vineyard and nantucket. everybody else, we're starting to clear nicely. headline, coastal flooding now
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from sandy hook to the cape may and delaware beaches. sunshine returns tomorrow. today you'll see sun and clouds, tomorrow full sun sunday and monday. we have another storm hitting tuesday and wednesday. i'll focus on that in just a second. nothing going on here, the radar is clear, sun and clouds upstairs. this continues to be a thorn in the side. winds howling off the northwest. wilmington, 38 miles per hour. northwest, 31. atlantic city, 21. cape may, 24 miles per hour. the good news with this particular nor'easter there's no arctic air on the backside, temperatures are close to 40 degrees, all the snow and ice you picked up yesterday, it's starting to melt. a lot of it will be gone monday, especially up through here, you picked up ten inches of snow, i
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guarantee by monday it will be gone as highs climb into the low 40s and in some cases upper 40s. italk about feeder bands that wrap around it. looks like a feeder band to me. let's call it a feeder band wrapping around it. take a look at the wind speeds, nantucket, plymouth. we saw 60 to 70-mile an hour wind gusts. look at the wind gusts, 93 miles per hour. hurricane-force wind 74. plymouth, 85. edgar town 74. charleston, 70. nor'easter is winter's hurricane. coastal flood warning in effect from long island all the way down to the new jersey shoreline and delaware beaches. it's the high tide that we're
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concerned about, moderate coastal flooding likely for the steel pier in atlantic city. cape may harbor, rehoboth beach we're looking at a storm surge 2 1/2 feet above the normal high tide level. on top of that, waves 8 to 14 feet. big breakers on the sands creating beach erosion for the shorepoints. flood stage begins at 6 feet. this is minor flooding, moderate flooding, major flooding. this morning's high tide is expected to crest at 8.1 right on the fringe between moderate and major flooding. this evening,'s high tide and tomorrow morning high tide, so for forth and so on. the additional high tides will get better as the storm works out to sea. low to mid 40s, windy, winds owfortd -- out of the north gusts to 40.
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below freezing north north and t overnight tonight. watch out for slick spots in the lehigh valley and berks county. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, next three days look okay, tuesday into wednesday, here comes the second coastal storm. we'll have to see what happens. him could be a little bit of rain or rain and snow if the coastal storm forms. here's a look at what's happening in and around the area this weekend. filly craft beer festival will be held at the navy yard. it's been called one of the top ten beer festivals in america featuring national and international breweries as well as food trucks. 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. tickets $46. you can get a feel of the summer season at the atlantic city boat show you can see boats from small fishing vessels to yachts. and of course they will have everything in between. check it out today from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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and again tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. >> so glad you stayed with us,
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police arrested an 19-year-old student accuse the of killing his parents at central michigan university following an intense certain. scraisms -- james davis junior was spotted after midnight on a train near campus. he shot and killed his parents friday inside a campus dormatory when they arrived to pick him up for spring break. officers spoke to him thursday night during a drug related incident. he was released to hospital staff. a fund set up to help the family victims from the las vegas massacre raised $31 million. loved ones of the 58 people killed in the attack will receive $257,000 and survivors will receive financial help. distributions are scheduled to
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begin on monday. delta airline said only 1 members of the nra bought discounted tickets using a perk the airline removed following the school shooting in florida. delta decision to stop the discounted fares, prompted the republican lawmakers to strip a tax break on jet fuel costing the airline $50 million. the airline said it has no plan to relocate. she sent out a memo saying it supports the second amendment and realizes that employees and customers have a wide range of political views. vices at once. so get the fastest internet available, plus netflix, plus up to 200 tv channels,
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disappoint on the court against
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the charlotte hornets, flyers keep thing heated on the ice. ducis rogers has saturday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning, we'll begin with the sixers after a big win in cleveland thursday night there was zero let down last night. the sixers kept it rolling against the hornets. no need to plead to the heavens not what you have ben simmons leading the fast break. sixers down in the third. a tighter game in the 4th quarter, sixers up a deuce. one-point game, simmons scores 15. sixers 99-96. loments later, they -- moments later, they play the give and go game. they win in front of a ruckus crowd. >> it's great to have him back, i told him let's do whatever we have going in our last year,
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it's nice to have him back, he play great. >> flyers are in florida, but catching sun rays is not on the agenda. they have a pair of games against teams with winning records. flyers skated in voorhees against this this -- ahead of te afternoon game against the lightning, they play back-to-back games against the panthers. >> they are pushing for the playoffs, tampa is one of the teams in the league. we are playing good hockey, but we know we can play better. >> flyers looking good, phillies look good yesterday. phillies and rays in spring training. third homerun of the spring. phillies win 9-2. union introduced their new player yesterday, 29-year-old mid fielder from the czech
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republic. he is a play maker. he is anxious to get going. >> i felt an interest that's important for the player you want to play for the club who really wants you. >> the one thing i kept stressing, our guys are going to be programmed to get you the ball. >> you can catch the union in their season open tonight against the revolution, the game airs on phl17. coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers, you have yourself a terrific weekend. >> all right, so, if anyone says you eat like a pig, you might say thank you, some pigs and a pug know how to party in still. check out pops, pricey, -- prisy posey and pig tail and pug. they sat patiently wearing the
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bows. if you recognize the pig, that's because they have starred in children's books and nearly 690,000 followers on instagram. what? how many do i have? much more to come on "action news" for a assert morning. our nor'easter damage coverage continues with it with an update on road conditions what to expect for the rest of the weekend. amazon is using technology to try out items before you buy them. we'll explain in what's the deal. plus a check in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers. "action news" saturday morning continues right after this.
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>> happening right now on "action news," saturday at 9:00 a.m., the effects of a nor'easter that tore through the delaware valley can be felt this morning as crews work to clear roads and restore power. plus, the same storm system creating problems in other parts
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of the country. we take a look at which areas got hit the hardest. strong winds from the nor'easter may be to blame for at least one man's death. we'll explain. we begin with live team coverage of the nor'easter that tore through the delaware valley leaving a trail of destruction in its path. bob brooks has a look at the damage that remains on the roads this morning. first outside we go to meteorologist chris sowers with an update on conditions and what to expect for the rest of the day, chris. good morning, gray, it's windy out here and bluster. blustery. the winds are not as strong as yesterday when we had winds 60 to 70 miles per hour in the area. take a look at the pictures this was sent in by paul our weather producer at "action news." this is a look at the backyard. you can see the heavy wet snow on the evergreens there pushing them over. as you saw earlier in the broadcast, a lot of trees are down, tree branches entire
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trees, evergreens we're seeing power lines down, numerous power outages, take it easy this morning, even though temperatures are above freezing, some locations close to 40 degrees, there's slick spots out there. so for the next few hours, watch out for the slick spots and the icy patches on back roads, sidewalks and parking lots, things like that. would you want for falling ice, heavy, wet snow is sticking to everything, power lines, trees, power poles, everything. as the temperatures get warmer and warmer, all that snow will start melting. once it melts it's falls. strong gusty winds will continue for the next couple of hours. the satellite and radar the storm, the huge northeaster continues to pull away, you can see the counter clockwise swirl in the lower right-hand side of the screen. there's the center 600 miles southeast of philadelphia. the water is piling up on the jersey shore, there's a coastal
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flood warning for sandy hook down to wildwood and cape may and delaware beaches. wind gusts ranging from 30 to 38 miles per hour throughout the immediate philadelphia area, 44 miles per hour in the poconos. forecast for today, we're look saying combination of sun and clouds, it's windy, gusts close to 40 miles per hour. blustery and chilly today high of 46 degrees. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll focus on when the winds die down completely and the possibility of another storm as we head into the middle of next week. it's coming up in ten minutes. >> our live coverage continues with bob brooks who is live in controversy brook with the damage that the nor'easter caused. bob what are you seeing out there this morning? >> reporter: gray, just a lot of trees are down all over the place. a lot of debris. people are out and about today. you want to keep an eye out for stuff like that. especially big stuff. this is near henley and city
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avenue. it's been taped off, police are waiting for the crews to come out and cut it up and get it out of here. drivers have no chase but to take their time and drive around the huge tree that's down one of the many trees that fell victim to yesterday's storm. the crews have been out surveying busy seeing the damage left behind. not only is this tree down near have i avenue, but one on chatham road and lincoln drive wissahickon avenue and queen lane in east falls. the winds are dieing down and the sun is out. those i spoke with are calling this typical march weather. >> nor'easter one day and sunny and 46 today. >> we're used to it, it's crazy in march, always. >> reporter: always is crazy in march.
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another look at the bigotry down hear, henley road near city avenue. i'm happy to report, chris said it will hit 46 degrees today. for the first time i'll have to squint into the camera the sun is out after the big storm has gone away. reporting live in overbrook, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> good to see the sun out, bob. >> reporter: septa officials say work continues around the clock to repair lines that brought many services to screeching halt during yesterday's nor'easter. septa went down to no service because of the fast-moving storm. >> high winds, saturated ground and the wet snow led to dozens of trees falling on the rail lines and top of two of our buses. thankfully there were no serious injuries on either of the buses. >> and buses will replace train service for all airport lines today. norristown and broad street
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lines in addition to the city trolley are running normally, but with some delays, so keep that in mind, septa hopes to have trolleyy service back on monday. we'll have more at on delays and cancellations to septa service because of the nor'easter. sky6 live hd looking live at philadelphia international airport which is reporting several flight cancellations and delays due to the storm. if you're traveling today, make sure you check your flight status with the airline before you head out to the airport. time 9:35 a.m., of course, the weather not only causing problems in the delaware valley. most of the northeast has been pummeled by bye-bye high winds and heavy snow and major flooding. >> reporter: overnight the monster nor'easter blasting homes with wind and waves, waves reaching as high as second story
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homes. quincy massachusetts, children rescued by the national guard after the neighborhood flooded. rescues taking place in the budgets of tractor. this couple and their dog brought to safety on their boat. this man scrambles in his vehicle trying to get out. the wind gusts up to 93 miles per hour tough for us to stand in it. >> this incredible wind you're seeing right now this is coming off the ocean. >> reporter: power outages across the northeast with more than 2 million customers without electricity this morning. in pennsylvania the down power lines causing fires and storm turning deadly with 7from falleg the unexpected dangers of some of nature's heaviest debris. >> avoid being outside, a lot of these tree limbs are coming down. >> reporter: on the road in scrapes city county virginia, a truck driver could not avideo --
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avoid a fallen oak tree, the passenger was killed. >> i would like to remind you you can visit for the updated accuweather forecast. there you can see multiple live views from storm tracker 6 live and what to expect for the of your weekend. investigators have not released the name of the 57-year-old man who was killed last night when a tree crashed on to a car in montgomery county. police say it happened around 7:00 p.m. on south gulph roads in upper merion township. police found 40-foot long section of a tree on top of the vehicle. the tree landed on top of the front windshield and dashboard and front seat. no other injuries were reported. action cam was in west kensington section always crews battled a fire along the 200 block of north hand cock treat -- hancock street. it is not clear what started the
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fire. 9:37 a.m., police need your help to find a 53-year-old missing man from the philadelphia wynnfield section. this man right here was last seen leaving his work at the taco bell along city avenue friday evening. police say he normally catches the 65 bus and g bus, but never made it home. his family is worried he may have gotten lost along the routes. his family said he is mentally impaired. if you know where he is, or if you have seen him, call police. all right, so you can forget about winter and enjoy a glimpse of spring at the 2018 flower show. the doors open at 11:00 a.m. at the pennsylvania convention center. this year's theme, wonders of water. look at there, chris sowers, melissa magee, david murphy, cesily tynan and karen rogers they look good. they were at a gala last night to host a special on the flower show. you clean up nicely in the
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tuxedo. you can see the special tonight at 7:00 p.m. on 6abc. we'll show you everything that's in bloom at the flower show this year. proceeds benefit the pennsylvania horticultural society. 9:40 a.m., much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9 including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm david murphy this little girl is chile from get your we'll tell you about chile and the new way you can get your next pet on "action news." an iconic piece of technology from the may trecks is coming back, we'll tell you how to get your hands on the banana phone. sky6 live hd in cape may, new jersey. good to see the sun peeking through the clouds. what to expect through the rest of the weekend, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast
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>> prince harry and meghan markle have planned modern twists to their wedding. 1200 members of the public from every corner of the united kingdom will have the honor to be the first to see the newlyweds as they exit saint george's chapel in may. the guests will be selected by youth leaders in the community nominated by the queen's representatives. that should be a fancy affair. let's go over to chris sowers
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what can we expect for the rest of the weekend. >> reporter: weekend controversial is not bad. it's the first weekend in 6 weekends where we won't have rain or snow. let's get you outside and show you what's going on, live on sky6 live hd this is our city hall camera. masonic temple. the sun is shining down it's shaping up to be a nice morning. we have a mixture of sun and clouds. it's windy out there, but no rain or snow, that's nice to see here. again, the weekends have been miserable lately. storm tracker 6 live is clear. nothing going on, as a matter of fact we don't have any precipitation anywhere across the mid atlantic and the northeast. things are starting to quiet down. with that said we have the wind advisory up until noon for the jersey shore, the delaware beaches and the delaware bay. it's rough on the bay, 2 to 3-foot waves. 8 to 14 feet on the oceanfront from sandy hook to wildwood and cape may. you can thank the winds and the center of the nor'easter for
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roughing up the seas here. philadelphia, 31. cape may, 24. 45 miles per hour in the poconos. allentown, 32. trenton, 31 miles per hour. the good news is, most locations, it is lone exception to that is the poconos. everybody else well above the freezing mark of 32. it's 40 in wilmington, 42 in dover. 41 in cape may. philadelphia, 38. the lehigh valley 37. reading, 37 degrees. all that snow and ice should start melting today, especially the more sun you see, the high sun angle will melt the snow and ice, as well. satellite and radar there's the center of the storm, what's happening you can see how huge the storm is, we're taking all the water, here's halifax, november scotch i can't, -- nova scotia. we're taking all this water and piling it onshore. there's a coastal flood warning for the jersey shore and the delaware beaches because all the water is piling up.
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we're expecting moderate flooding for the cape may harbor and steel pier in atlantic city. this evening,'s high tide, minor flooding tomorrow morning, minor flooding and tomorrow evening not expecting any flooding. this morning moderate, and every high tide after that it shutting better. take a look -- should get better. take a look at this, winner with 20 inches. am der -- amsterdam almost 30 inches of snow. delivered conditions set in in upstate new york. temperatures in the mid 40s, windchills in the. tomorrow, breezy, not windy, mostly sunny skies, 40s,
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windchills in the 30s. winds out of the north gusting 35 to 45 continued at 20 miles per hour. 30 degrees outlying suburbs overnight tonight and 34 for center city. allentown, 30. wilmington, 32. trenton, close to the freezing mark, all areas north and west of the delaware river watch out for icy patches first thing tomorrow morning. wind and sunshine today, 46. tomorrow. sunny and breezy, another high of 46. monday looks really, really nice, sunny skies, 45. and then we get into tuesday and wednesday. some of the models show another coastal storm. cloudy skies, both days, rain at sometimes, wet snow north and west, temperatures in the mid 40s, the idea it doesn't look like this coastal storm will stall like the past one did, the impact should not be as severe,
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but it's something we have to watch. >> it is 9:46 a.m. turning to the internet to find love is growing more common. why should it not work for puppy love. there's a website to help dogs find their forever home. david murphy this week's shelter me. >> get your is like online dating for animals. >> animal shelter for an animal is extremely stressful. they are close to the risk of getting sick and they are exposed to be euthanized. angela found the program in our region last summer. >> 200 new pets listed on the pets everyday. they are sell celebrating five hundred adoption so far last ths year. snoopy is ready to go into a
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>> 9:51 a.m. in technically speaking if you're feeling no
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nostalgic for the banana phone, it's coming back, it's comes in black and yellow with the curved shaped slider and large screen because it resembles the banana. it comes loaded with the new version of the game snake. selfies may make your nose look bigger according to a new study. taking a picture 1 inches from your face in-- 12 inches from your face increases how large your nose looks by 30%. wide camera lens creates a fun house mirror affect. some people use selfies as a guidance for cosmetic procedures to change their faces. amazon is the latest retailer to offer augmented
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reality technology which let's you see the product in your home or space or on yourself before you buy it. >> picturing your new space can be a challenge. >> reporter: it's the techy way to try before you buy. >> ar view in the amazon app let's you see how different items look before you buy them. >> reporter: you can use an apple or android device to see how furniture and decors can look inside the home without purchasing it. i suspect amazon will use ar in our areas of retail. imagine seeing a sweater you like and matching it on your own body. >> reporter: amazon joins a list of companies that offers augmented to shopping technology from ikea to safora.
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choosing the paint color is on the your finger tips. a dutch paint color launched a visualizer you can see it before it hits the walls. toys "r" us is going virtual with an app called play chaser. for channel 6 "action news" i'm alicia vitarelli. > final check of the forecast
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with meteorologist chris sowers. >> reporter: improving conditions, high temperatures in the 40s, winds 40 miles per hour and are 45 miles per hour this afternoon. getting better, tomorrow, sunny, 46. monday looks good. tuesday and
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wednesday a little iffy, we're watching for the potential of a coastal storm. could be rain, and rain and snow north ran west, 47 degrees. >> jack hanna's "wild countdown" next on channel 6. "action news" continues later tonight. we'll be back tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. here's a look at the stories we're working on for you, a tropical paradise underwater, we'll explain how this is created and why you cannot plan a trip to see this phenomenon. piano prodigy that's showcased by the philadelphia chamber orchestra society. for chris sowers, the entire "action news" team i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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announcer: jack hanna's "wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everybody, this is jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." over the years, i've discovered a lot of interesting animal odors, and i've learned that the world's stinkiest species have good reasons to smell bad. oh, there's a hyena right there. sue: right in the road. jack: a strong scent can be a powerful defense. golly day. a communication tool. [laughter] or a side effect of a laid-back lifestyle. look at this, sue, right here. sue: [gasps] ohh! jack: you see the green on it? today we've got 5 powerfully


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