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tomorrow morning? >> yes. >> reporter: show them this line. >> reporter: from the rails to the not so friendly skies, the storm made flying down right dangerous. losing passengers stranded. ♪ live from center city in >> trying to get home. >> and what happened today? philadelphia this is fox 29 news >> canceled flight. at 11:00. >> reporter: so now what? powerful winter storm hammering >> take me home. got to figure something out. the area. >> reporter: several hundred wick winds so fierce gusts flights were cancel at philly ripping off street signs in international. south philadelphia and we're this woman had boarded her plane seeing a whole lot of this. downed trees tumbling on power and then -- >> boardeboarded the flight at , lines. in delaware county, a transformer blew take look. sat on the runway until 3:30 or you can see the flames lighting up the sky there. and no, we're not out of the woods just yet. still to come, flooding. so. flight was canceled. >> reporter: what are they telling uh-uh coming back here ready to batter our beaches. tomorrow? >> no, no. good evening and thanks for impossible to find a flight. joining us at 11:00. i'm dawn timmeney this storm has >> reporter: you have to feel now turned deadly. >> police say a 57-year-old man sorry for those people heading south and trying to get on was driving north on south gulph vacation and trying to leave today. they may or may not get out at road when all of a sudden a large tree came crashing down on the airport tomorrow. to his car. now, as far as the 30th street police say the tragic accident happened about 7:00 tonight station northeast corridor line is expected to resume at between arden and upper gulf
roads. 7:00 tomorrow morning. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. there were delays and suspension we have team coverage of the storm for you our crews are of some service on the regional tackling it from all angles from rail lines as well. the shore where coastal flooding hopefully, this storm moves out and high tides are major concern and we get everything back on to the train station travelers track and back in the air as stuck there tonight and in the soon as possible. back to you, dawn. suburbs we're downed trees are >> thank you, joanne. knocking out power let's first these strong winds knocking out power for a whole lot of star things off with meteorologist scott williams people in our area. with more on that high wind right now more than 470,000 warnings. >> absolutely, dawn. peco has over thee hundred we're still looking at those winds how long over 50 miles per hour across a part of the regi 45,000 customers alone in the region. take look at this area of low dark. montgomery county hit the pressure. this major coastal storm well hardest. ppl has around 42,000 people out to sea. but we're still feeling the impacts now the snow will be affected around 31,000 delmarva and almost 32,000ac electric tapering off last little band moving through the philadelphia customers are in the dark. area parts of south jersey but we're still dealing with those pse&g reporting a little over winds out of the north and west. 18,000 customers who have no look at all of the damage electricity. reports up and down the east a bad accident involving a schoolbus this afternoon in coast. from new england all wait into chester. a bus an car somehow colliding a the carolinas reports of trees down, gusty winds and power outages with this system. at west second and kerlin so as we take look at ultimate doppler we still have some of streets. heavy damage to the car.
another schoolbus in the those leftover snow bands kind distance looks like it hit a of moving through. front porch. self people did have to to the this will taper off. but look at the peak winds tod hospital. minor injuries. today. cape may 71 miles per hour. not sure if they were children or adults. when you wake up tomorrow lewes 66. morning, be sure to tune in to 62 miles an hour gusts in dover fox 29. scott williams will be back and also northeast philadelphia. staying on top of this storm to impressive snowfall totals. mack sure you and your family newtown square 7-inches. stay safe. "good day philadelphia" starts media we're talking about 6-in at seven tomorrow morning. 6-inches. hammonton a little over three. talk about a big scare. two in cherry hill. winds so powerful brought down officially for philadelphia this huge tree. one philadelphia family had 1.5-inches. so more power outages for the quite the close call. overnight and then we're watching out for the next high it's hank i'm up on north broad tide cycles for tomorrow for street where despite the weather moderate coastal flooding. philly pd are taking in a steady our live team coverage stream of weapons in this buy continues. shawnette wilson in delaware back program. county. shawnette, they got a good is it still important? maybe thumping of snow on the order of now mor three to 6-inches through delaware county. >> reporter: oh yeah it's really pretty but you know what, it is a nuisance i'm sure by tomorrow when it's old it will be even more of nuisance but i physical you what, scott, the other issue here power outages as you know.
delaware county reporting last reporting more than 103,000 people here without power and that is 44% of the county. with the wind still whipping that number could go up. power crews out on the road for what will be a busy night likely into tomorrow. the combination of snow mixed with rain and whipping winds brought down power lines and trees all over delaware county. many roads looked like this intersection of front street near monroe in media blocked off by barricades. >> oy was so scared. >> reporter: charlotte says the ride home with mom was frightening. >> the car was shaking and we couldn't get home. >> reporter: it was very windy and snowy huh? >> yeah. >> reporter: they made it home but found it dark lying are like more than 75,000 on the homes across the country. >> new york city we do not have power. i'm out of power. we don know what we're going to do. no youtube, no tv nothing. >> reporter: lucky for them pinocchio's pizza on east baltimore avenue one of the few places to eat still up and running and they were packed. >> called ahead want a 45 minute
ray wait and i waited another 15 here but it's worth it. the only place open in town. >> reporter: nearby in springfield, some workers got an early tart to the weekend. >> we were blacked out at macy's that's where i work and it's crazy there. so we had to shut down. >> reporter: donna says the snow isn't her biggest worry. >> i think i'm more concerned about the traffic lights and everything and the trees falling with th wind. >> reporter: and emergency crews reminding people that they had extremely high call volume today so if you have to call 911 to report an emergency they say try to stick in there and hang on the line because it just takes more time for them to trace the call haven't to get out. dawn you heard scott mention the significant snowfall in this area of media springfield where we are. i am for sure tomorrow that people will be out early with some shovels. >> i think you're right, shawnette. come on in and get warm. be safe coming home. down at the shore in cape may the wind taking off a roof of a home on jackson street. check this out. with strong winds and flooding
hitting the area, people at the shore are expected to get even more flooding into tomorrow. brad sattin bracing the stormi weather in somers point. >> reporter: well i'll tell you the real problem is tomorrow. concerns about coastal flooding. we are actually here on the bridge between ocean city and summers point. high tide tonight was around 8:00 o'clock. ♪ the real concern tonight, though, wasn't flooding, it was the wind. we're not sure if it was snow, sleet or even sand pelting us, but whatever was flying ♪ ♪ horizontally a million miles an hour by the beach, well, it hurt. it hurt just to be outside. salt trucks work the atlantic ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ city expressway through the day in preparation but by nightfall, horrible the expressway was we've had flood of videos terrible. and pictures pouring into our from philadelphia to here it was like it look like blizzard and i newsroom tonight. this monster coastal storm is thought it wasn't supposed to packing some powerful winds and stick on the that's crazy it was causing serious damage. sticking on the expressway. in center city a giant tree >> getting bad now. slippery. >> reporter: these nor t pictures you'll see on the knocked down making it jersey shore tourism brochure impossible to get through the
not the tourism is a thing right 2300 block of delancey street. now. amazingly somehow the tree we didn't find many cars on the missed hitting any cars but it road. and we're getsing not many boats in the ocean. did hit a home across the a lack of visibility may he had hard to tell. northwest winds actually helped street. >> and we were really concerned prevent most coastal flooding that it took out our weren't today. but tomorrow morning's high tide dose upstairs on the second floor but we were real concerned is a big concern tonight. about our overhang and the tree 240 storm surge means moderate flooding predicted starting actually wedged into our house around 8:00 in the morning. so we're really not quite sure described in surfers lingo,. exactly what is going on until >> yeah it's how long. it's how long. we can get someone out to fix >>'s pretty gnarly out there. it. reporter: especially >> crazy. big tree, too. thankfully no one was hur. without heat atlantic city electric reporting 46,000 storm scott with a little of customers without power. everything. i know it's been a hard one to hard to be motivated to do much follow today. >> absolutely. really just packing a punch dawn anything in this weigh weather why jack made a pit-stop at wa we started with the rainfall, the cold air a loft created an wawa. >> had to bundle up and it work. environment for the snow and coffee helps. take live look outside of our >> the concern now high tides in studios. both the morning and the evening the last hoorah another snow band moving through the area. tomorrow. as these coastal communities little to no considerable continue to brace. in somers point, brad sattin fox accumulation but certainly we 29 news. are dealing with just a back here in philadelphia, potpourri of weather today hopefully you didn't plan on across the delaware valley, and
flying out of philadelphia today those winds, they will continue at philadelphia international to howl during the overnight. airport more than 500 flights now thankfully look at the canceled and the airport says, temperatures. we're above freezing. yeah, expect more tomorrow. 35 degrees in philadelphia but for those trying to use public look at those winds gusting well transportation on the ground, it wasn't a whole lot easier. over 40 miles per hour right now in the city. all amtrak trains are now suspended in the northeast take look at ultimate doppler that area of low pressure. corridor until at least that nasty coastal storm well tomorrow. out to sea but you can see we're let's check in with fox 29's joanne pill lee gee who is at still looking at those winds out 30th street station. of the north and west. a lot of stranded passengers, joanne. >> reporter: that's right, we've seen peak winds gusting cape may to 71 miles an hour dawn. this monster storm made a real earlier today and once again mess of plane and train that little band of snow schedules leaving passengers here at 30th street station continuing to move through the and at the airport stranded. area. sections of new england saw winds gusting to hurricane force a different kind of busy here at with this potent system. closer, most of the snow coming 30th street station. the people who are here are looking for spot to spend the to an end but you can see that night. since amtrak shut down train last band moving through center service in and out of philly. city, moving through sections of >> left new york to go to d.c. gloucester county, salem county, and got here in philly and all cumberland county also points the trains were canceled. north and west but look as we go >> reporter: so then what? hour by hour overnight tonight >> we -- they told to us wait
fort next train or that was by tomorrow morning. about it. >> reporter: so you're here the winds they're still howling overnight as far as you know? >> yup. going make bed right here on nos as significant. winds gusting over 40 miles an this bench. hour and then during tomorrow >> i got here they told us everything was canceled. >> reporter: so now what? afternoon they'll drop down to >> now we're stuck here until 7:00 o'clock. about 30 miles per hour gusts >> reporter: 70 o'clock but still looking at breezy conditions and also when you factor in that wind tomorrow the wind chill will be in the thei theirs. the coastal concern, multiple high tide cycles combined with the full moon. the next high tide cycle to watch is early tomorrow morning. we'll do it again tomorrow nig night. looking at a storm surge of about 2 feet but we're talking about waves out to sea getting up to 12-foot. as far as the next high tide cycle saturday eight to 9:30 then again tomorrow night eight to 9:30 p.m. a little lag for the back bays but beach erosion, flooded roadways also property damage will be a concern down the sho shore. now, temperatures once again they're marginal tonight. they have been marginal throughout this event but right
now mid 30s out there. so above freezing. not anticipating overnight hard freeze. wind look at the current wind chills it feels like the 20s across much of the area. feels like 9 degrees right now for mount pocono. so once again those temperatures hold pretty steady in the low 30s for the overnight tonight. so not looking at a hard freeze. for the upcoming weekend, 46 degrees on saturday. 47 on sunday. but tomorrow keep in mind with the blustery conditions it's going feel like the 30s. so dress for winter tomorrow. that seven day forecast showing high temperatures in the upper 40s early next week then tuesday into wednesday another system will be watching. we're talking about some rainfall, perhaps cold enough north and west for a look at that some more wet snow. so march definitely coming like a lion. dawn, back over to you. >> absolutely. thanks, scott. the wicked winds today and
the snow squalls did not stop a plan philadelphia police buy back from happening. it happened in in this philadelphia. our hank flynn decided to check it out. ♪ >> reporter: days like today, no one is built for this but still they came plunging through the door out of the elements to turn in guns they didn't want or need. >> there's lot of weapons out on the street. really didn't need those guns. they belong to my stepfather. he passed so i'm turning them in. >> i said i'll got to get rid of this thing i'm not going to use it. i don't know the history of it. >> reporter: philly pd first gun buy back of 2018 was held at forget me not youth services at north broad and york streets in north philly today. mecca robinson forget me not says turn out wasn't bad despite the atrocious weather. >> we've been having a lot people come in. it's been successful we just want to save our babies. we want to help. >> no questions were asked as police took and carefully cleared guns good thing some were loaded the buy book a $75
gift card to the store next door official unlimited who's owner yoni has his own reasons forgetting involved. >> six months ago we got robbed in the night with three gunmen. so i decided to do it all over again and hopefully we get as much guns off the street. less people can get in trouble. roar report by 2:00 o'clock police had taken in 50 weapon, 11 long guns, the rest hand gu guns. some ancient and useless. some clean and new. debra johnson was congress the days. >> i've been waiting for this to come around and i think they should do it more often because too many guns on the street. >> reporter: she went on to suggest more permanent program might be setup so that anyone who wants to turn in a gun can do so any time. might be some kinks to it but hey maybe not bad idea. i'm hank and that's my take. ♪ sean bell in the house with
♪ ncaa needs to pay amulets. let's stop the bs, stot stop lying stop robbing these playe players. bay pay them. ncaa president said paying the athletes is non starter and schools will likely not agree to that. of course schools aren't going they're greedy.t. they don't want anyone to dip in to what they get. the players bring in millions and millions of dollars way more than little tuition, okay, all players is wawa they're really worth much that's what anyone wants in life to get what they're worth. here's my simple solution to this ncaa scandal. pay every athletes a small
stipend like 500 a semester. if you're alabama you can afford that way no one can't say they can't get dinner or pay for certain things. the second part might have solution is pay the players what they're worth and likeliness or popularity. johnny menzel same his game worn jersey sell for six digits he wasn't allowed to get a dime off of that because he was still in school. how is that fair? you see a jersey you worn get sold for six digits. it's strictly because you wore it and you don't get anything of that? pay that to the player let them get small percentage of that allow players to get paid off of things like that and like autographs. allow them to get paid. that way they can have money. they can get what they're worth but at the same time you don't have to give them millions of dollars. it's pretty simple. 90% of the ncaa problems would get solved off those two solutions. dawn? >> all right, sean, thank you. in fishtown a new construction building knocked
down this building is on front street between girard and east thompson. you can see all the wood once up as walls thrown all along the sidewalk. still not clear though if this was storm damage. good news is, no one was hurt. and this is not a good way to start your day. look at this. a 50-foot tree right on top of a mustang in croydon. thanks to those strong winds, steve wisnewski says his neighbor woke him up to the bad news his prized mustang crushed. when the tree in the front yard came down even though mother nature can be cruel he says you got to make the best of every situation. and at least he wasn't in it. >> right. >> insurance. >> exactly. that's what insurance is for. that's it for now. up next tmz followed by page sick at midnight. stay tuned for "the q" at 12:30.
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