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hoywood cinema while tacking some of the problems of its past. good morning, 5:30 a.m., monday march 5. tam and david are off. we have in the following order, jeanette reyes, matt pellman and saving the best for last, karen rogers. >> reporter: i know you don't mean it. >> reporter: i would like to take this opportunity for the most erratic, performing, annoying performance lately to mother nature. >> reporter: i feel that was meant for me. [laughter]. here's why it's so bad people, let's take a look right now at satellite and radar, today is the quiet before the storm. we can see precipitation building out to the west, that's an area of low pressure that's going to transfer energy to another low off the coast and a
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seco comes our way this week. let's start you off with today. it's cold out there, 31 degrees, i would wouldn't win awards for this either. the windchill, 21 degrees. 29 in the lehigh valley and below freezing along the coastline. it's a dry one, but it's chilly, a gusty breeze at times. 31 degrees, bright sunshine. lunchtime, 41. 5:00 p.m., 43, 7:00 p.m., 40 degrees. the national weather service has already posted a winter srmwatch valley for tuesday evening until wednesday late wednesday night long duration of a storm we're expect to go impact us. it has a little bit to work out the timing. i want to tell you what it looks like for us, tuesday evening into wednesday. tuesday is the arrival of the storm, the greatest impact will
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be through the day on wednesday. we have colder air in place than the last storm. the potential for snowfall, snowfall that sticks. snow in philadelphia, and north looks most likely, exact track is is undetermined we may get the rain/snow mix in south jersey and delaware. are you ready for another walk to work, matt. >> reporter: you're always an award winner. most improved this morning, goes to our highways, live look at i-95 inorthbound bygi out of t t as you get off the highway on to the secondary routes. we have stormed damage. crews worked throughout the weekend they are trying to take care of the downed trees. down tree at
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rittenhouse. had a crash south of there that was blocking the southbound lanes that was cleared out of the way. lincoln drive southbound is reopened. city avenue bridge on to city avenue, southbound a downed tree there. traffic light not working there coming off the schuylkill expressway. farther south 59th street by st. joe's, traffic lights are dark this morning. traffic light issues in springfield, route one, collins drive east of the blue route. we have debris bing ck southbound turnpike near exit 5 on the new jersey turnpike. right cthere. >> a firefighter was injured in bucks county when his team was forced to retreat from a burning home. bob brooks is live from the scene in feasterville. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, matt we'll start off with the good news, according to fire
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officials the firefighter is expected to be okay. suffering injuries after falling through the first floor of the home on henrynue. scene cleared up. i want to bring up a video about an hour ago. you can see the scene very much so active at that point. we're told the fire broke out at 2:00 a.m., the crews rushed in and the floor collapsed. we're told the firefighter a young firefighter went through the first floor, it collapsed. he was pulled out, the may day call was made, they rushed him to the hospital. good news from the fire marshal on their status. >> reporter: he was transported to the office by southampton rescue squad. when he left the scene he was awake an conscious. >> was he 20 years old? >> i don't know how old he was, he was a younger firefighter. looking at the home, firefighters on up there to try
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to begin the investigation trying to get to the bottom of what caused it to happen. at this point we know there was nobody inside the home when it happened. not sure where the homeowners are at this point. good news on the firefighter that happens injured. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you so much. time 5:36 a.m. developing now, a bullet shattered an apartment window and wounded a woman inside. the shooting happened on the 7100 block of brandt place in southwest philadelphia. the 72-year-old victim said she was laying in her bed in the apartment. she is in stable condition with the gunshot wound to the knee. police are trying to determine if this was a stray bullet. downed tree and wires trapped a septa bus in west mount airy overnight. this is new video you're looking at from the 6400 block of wayne avenue. there was a brief electrical fire, but no injuries were reported. the cleanup has been a massive
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quurnd taking lasting all night long. downes have caused power auto -- outages, people have been in the dark for 48 hours, they are cooking up dinners on grills just to get by. >> i'm grateful my sister lent me her car. people are really helping out for everything, which has been great. >> peco is working around the clock with help from utility crews from five different states. >> two sides in the bill cosby case are expected to clash over potential witnesses in a pretrial hearing in norristown. prosecutors want to call up 19 other women to testify in the trial set for april 2.
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they want to demonstrate what they say is a 50 career pattern of cosby's drugging and taking add swrang of -- advantage of women. jimmy kimmel offered punch lines and presenters announced the correct winners. they gave a powerful message danya bachus. >> reporter: there was no drama, no envelope mistake. the oscars did not disappoint it was full of excitement and they kept up with the political
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message. shape of water won best picture. faye dunaway and warren beatty got a do over. this year's award celebration of 90 years of movie making. >> we can't let bad behavior slide any more. >> reporter: in the chance for hollywood to tackle deeper problems like diversity and gender equality. >> the changes we are witnessing are being driven by the powerful sound of new voices joining together in a mighty chorus that is saying times up. >> our plan is to shine a light on a group of outstanding and aspiring films each and every one of which got crushed by black panther this weekend. >> frances mcdormand paying tribute to the women in the room. >> if i may be so honored to have all the female nominees
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stand with me in the room tonight. >> reporter: while three widely admired veterans each won their first oscars. >> the winner is gary oldman. >> put the kettle on, i'm bringing oscar home. >> sam rock well for best supporting actor. >> i would like to thank the academy i never thought i would say those words. >> and allison janney clinching best supporting actress category. >> i did it all by myself. first african-american to win the best screen play forget out. we know the oscars tends to run long, to speed things up, jimmy kimmel offered a jet ski and a trip to arizona to the person with the shortest acceptance
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speech. matt, back to you. >> "good morning america" has the inside access to the oscars. go behind the scenes from the red carpet to everything that went down back stage. coming up after action at 7:00 a.m. one thing we have you covered on, as well. is weather. we cannot catch a break. march is a rough month. >> reporter: we're feeling it. >> all the lions, not many lambs. >> reporter: lots of roaring going on in the forecast. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we had snow showers fading away off the coast in atlantic city. let's go outside and see what it looks like as we start our day. we have mostly clear skies looking at the center city skyline. it's a cold start. the temperature, 31. the dewpoint 15. a dry atmosphere in place. the winds out of the north/northwest at 14. we've seen gusts up to 24 miles per hour. the pressure is falling. the swism is what it -- the windchill is what it feels like.
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21 degrees. you need a coat and gloves today. satellite d ng clear skies to the bright sunshi clouds east of city. an area spins. we get clouds pushing in from the north today. overall partly sunny, more clouds in the afternoon and morning. high today, 45. 8:00 a.m., sitting around the freezing mark. 10:36. lunchtime it's 41 degrees, but the windchill will just stay in the 30s this afternoon. it's a cold one. 3:00 p.m., 44 degrees, we're dry today. 6:00 p.m., 43 a chilly breeze. later tonight the wind relax and then we watch the arrival of our next storm. tuesday into wednesday is when we look to get the next nor'easter. here's the area of low pressure that will be forming out to the north and west, transfer energy to a low that forms, that's the nor'easter you can see that area of low pressure the winds won't be as great with this, but we
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could get higher snowfall accumulations, tuesday into wednesday as the area of low pressure tracks up the coast. i want to show you one model run that came in, one that's showing higher snowfall totals, but more accurate s far over the past several storms. the bulls eye area in the lehigh valley, 6 to 8 inches of snow north of the city. 3 to 6, kind of on the border here, this is an early projection, a look at what to expect. it depends on where the low sets up, how close to the coastline it gets. we'll keep tracking this, i want to get your ear out there, watch tuesday night into wednesday, the greatest impact would be during the day. today is dry, a chilly breeze and 45. we quickly cloud up tomorrow, cloudy and 47 degrees. precipitation likely arrives in the evening or nighttime hours
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maybe starting as rain, high of 47. on wednesday, looks like a mix of snow and rain, especially in philadelphia, north and west, where we may be talking about a plowable storm. 37 degrees for the high. thursday, starting off cloudy, sun returns, it's not as cold and 44. friday, brisk and chilly, 41. saturday, partly sunny skies, 46. saturday night into sunday, you set your clocks ahead as daylight saving time begins. sunday it's not spring yet. we're watching the coast for the potential of another nor'easter that could bring rain and snow. 46 degrees looking at the high. the next storm, tuesday into wednesday, could be a plowable snow north and west. >> 5:44 a.m., still to come, see the kind gesture by a flyers player to help the students endure the school shooting in
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parkland florida. the storm here brought damage to new england. >> reporter: the storm on friday was a disaster on city avenue by conshohocken avenue. this morning everything is open and not so bad. in the burbs a lot of roads closed because of downed trees and wires. we'll run them down when "action news" continues on this monday no morning. >> good morning, happy monday!
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we're taking a live look at penns landing, the ben franklin
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bridge. we're off to a chilly start this morning. 31 degrees right now, windchills in the 20s, though. the time now, 5:48 a.m. still seeing the effects from the friday nor'easter. >> reporter: we are, there were so many ervetle it's taking time -- there were so many effects, it's staking time to get them cleaned up. 422 at trooper road traffic is moving find heading toward king of prussia. westbound toward oaks out of view. we have a new traffic pattern they shifted traffic over the new bridge over the weekend. the ride will be smoother, it's in a different spot. be aware of that 422 westbound throughout the day today. we have a tree hanging on wires gravel pike in lower frederick north of the swamp creek. old skippack pike is an
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alternate. whitpain a downed tree blocks morris road, so skippack pike which was closed friday is open now to get you around that. manner road is closed reeseville road will get you around. centerville road is blocked off. >> this week's nor'easter brought damaging high tides and waves and flooding to many towns in new england. the governor of massachusetts declared a state of emergency saturday, the storm downed trees and damaged power lines more than 180,000 customers remain without power in massachusetts as of yesterday. >> happening today, republican nor pat toomey of pennsylvania democratic senator chris kunes of delaware will host a news conference to announce new gun safety legislation.
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only at dunkin'. today, it is a national cheese doodle day. are you ready? plymouth meeting, oh, boy. 476, the mid county tolls, it's dry traffic is moving fine. northeast extension, overnight construction going on, you're much better than a few days ago, still recovering on the regional rails, word we're seeing delays on the out bound rail line because of down trees in paoli thorndale. karen you can? >> reporter: it was probably the throw. coastal flood advisory in effect today until this afternoon, we're expecting minor flooding
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with this you can see around the time of high tide on the oceanfront, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 27 in quakertown, 26 in lake harm -- harmony. 33 in hammonton, 29 in smyrna. we'll have a dry day today, sunshine and clouds, high of 45. windchills will make it feel much colder. "action news" will be right back. two women are in custody for
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is 6:00 a.m., monday, march 5. tam is off, jeanette reyes joys us, we're -- joins us, we'rebre. >> a firefighter is injured in damed bucks county. a teenager and woman were shot inside a home in north philadelphia, police say it was a robbery. >> it was a fashion rainbow at this year's oscars. we have a look. >> matt pellman is here in for
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