tv Action News at 500 AM WPVI January 8, 2015 5:00am-5:31am EST
>> hey everyone, 5:00 a.m. thursday january 8. here's what's happening. >> we're waking up to a brutally cold and windy morning we have a number of school openings on a delay because of extreme cold. >> one person is dead as firefighters battle flames from a philadelphia row home and the brutally cold temperatures turn water into ice. >> we are following breaks news from paris a police officer and another person shot one day after france's worst terror attack in years. >> let's get weather and traffic with david and karen good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we're off to a cold start, we have a
windchill advisory in effect it will feel like zero and 15 below in the immediate region and a little bit worse in the poconos and after that it doesn't get all that much better today. we'll get lots of sunshine. it will not happen. as we look at temperatures 10 degrees in philadelphia. we have slipped as i thought we would. 6 degrees in allentown. 7 in reading. 9 in wilmington and 8 in trenton. we could get into the single digits in philadelphia before we start to turn it around. of course there's are a breeze blowing in the teens in much of the region right now. that's giving you a windchill of one blow in philadelphia. 3 below in allentown. we'll have for the sun to come up before we increase temperatures. as you head out to the school bus, bitter cold between 6 8 10 and 11 degrees.
13 degrees by 9:00. 19 by noon. 22 by 3:00 p.m. 19 by 6:00 p.m. strong blustery winds keeping the windchills in the single digits even at the best of times this afternoon. i'll have more on all this in detail the possibility of a snow shower tonight and better temperatures in the seven day. >> reporter: freezing cold out there, warm up the car. as we look outside the roads are clear and dry, this is the vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill expressway. traffic is moving nicely. you want to watch for slick spots especially on secondary roads. in ogontz we had a fire that broke out. roslyn street near ogontz avenue watch for this they are putting down salt to avoid any icy conditions there. stick to third lane. in douglas township, another reason for icy conditions, a water plain break route 100 northbound at 73.
burlington bristol bridge opening at 5:30 for a northbound ship. stick to the turnpike connector bridge. >> while the dangerous cold gripping our area is prompting 27 schools to delay opening scrolling across the bottom of the scene. we have flames in philadelphia, katherine scott is live at the logan scene. >> reporter: this victim is a the first fatality of 2015. he is a 79-year-old veteran. the 1800 block closed off. the cause is under investigation, it appears the fire started in the kitchen. neighborhood called 911 around 1:15. the first firefighters were on scene in four minutes. firefighters discovered a
79-year-old man on the couch on the first floor rushed to einstein and pronounced dead after 2:00 a.m. fire officials say there were working smoke alarms inside the home. >> the smoke alarms were in place, they were activated. this person appeared to have some disabilities. we are not show sure why he he was not able to get out because the smoke alarms did low e go off. if you're planning your home escape plan practice it so you can get out safely. >> reporter: the neighboring homes were not damaged. three people were displayed by the fire. the 79-year-old man was home alone at the time. his three family members are staying with other families. as you look out on the street on roslyn there's ice. the weather did not play a role in the fighting the he -- the fire it appear it is the fire
started in the kitchen. the cause is under investigation, the fire marshal is on the scene. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> and we've got breaking news coming to us out of france. two people a police officer in the streets was shot in the southern suburb of paris overnight. take a look at the video coming in from the scene. top security officials are saying the two are gravely wounded, but at this point there's no confirmation that this shooting which happened after a traffic accident is indeed connected to yesterday's shooting massacre in central paris at the satirical newspaper charlie hedbro. they are hunting for these two heavily armed men. take a look they are brothers in their 340s. they stormed an editorial meeting at a newspaper building and opened fire with automatic weapons killing 12 and wounding 1 more. one of the brothers in fact may
have links to al qaeda. >> they claim they avenged the prophet mohammed, i say to them they off fed upped -- offended the prophet today. >> countries around the world have raised the terror alert because of the bitterly attack. >> many came out to avenge the shooting of a man in bridgeton new jersey. they marked to protest the death jermaine reid of millville. >> we want to get the community involved we want to not keep people x-rays ant here, we feel like things like this happen when the people are silent. >> witnesses captured the
shooting on very video reid's family hired an attorney and calling for an independent investigation. an 18 people pileup left two people dead and 30 injuries. 9 crux and several tractor trailers and nine cars happened during a snow squall. >> 5:07. happening today jury selection is scheduled to begin in the trial of a volunteer youth football coach. 24-year-old leon watson was arrested on rape rape of five children and mentally chal -- challenged adult. >> david it's cold out there. >> reporter: yes, right now we
are precipitation free. we're looking for sunshine that will be smacking the center city skyscrapers right in the side, but it sun won't help today. 6 in allentown. 8 in trenton. 7 in trd, 9 in wilmington, 13 at the boardwalk and sea isle and atlantic city. the windchills are worse and we'll cover that in a moment. the winds are going to be driving out of the northwest again and in allentown a high of 18 with lots of sun but that bitter wind will make it feel like the single digits pretty much all the way today. at the shore high of 21 biting winds there, as well. mostly sunny windchills making it feel worse in philadelphia we'll go for a high of 22 under the sun. again a bitter, strong wind gusting up to 30 miles per hour which is in the vicinity of what we experienced yesterday and yes we'll have the bitter windchills. here's the temperature profile.
8, 11. 11:00 a.m. 17, 2:00 p.m. 21 degrees and 5:00 p.m. 20 degrees. as we advance this toward noon it's raw. windchills around 7. up in the poconos below zero. a little bit better in wildwood and millville but not by much. throughout the day and this morning and today and tonight bundle up, cover up as much skin as you can. future tracker 6 is picking up the possibility of snow showers around. accuweather warning of this, as well most of us this after 3:00 a.m. tonight in through tomorrow morning's rush hour looks like they want to stay to the north on future tracker 6. nonetheless slow down if you see snowflakes. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today windy and bitter cold, high of 22.
windchills in the single digits pretty much all the way. clouds to sun tomorrow, high of 35. we may or may not get a burst of snow in the morning. the big story in the afternoon it won't be at harsh. unfortunately on saturday we get a hit of colder air high of 23 degrees, this is another day where we have to be carefully. sunday more improvement in the afternoon, back up to 36. next week we are better with highs around 40 degrees. monday there could be a rain or snow shower. tuesday, perhaps a wet snow to rain event. real light precipitation both days wednesday high of 40. we'll be going out and getting a suntan on wednesday. >> copper tone for us. next a pick up truck crashes into an office buildings in south america right where a woman was sitting. >> there's an outbreak of
>> reporter: i wore my warmest two things the past two days, i thought i better dig out another warm one. suburb traffic report, yes you need to warm up the car and drive a little slowly this time of the year when you get the slick spots still left over. this is route 100 near ship road we have construction off to the side now, they have opened both lanes, so things are looking better now with no delays right there in exton. let's take you over here route 100 northbound at route 73. you want to watch for this water main break in douglass township, montgomery county. certainly when you have water on the roads and temperatures like these you could see icy conditions. a disabled vehicle route 724 near ciem street. it's so cold, the car doesn't want to work, you need to be prepared for something like
that. in belmawr, we have construction 178 at the black horse pike. we have the ramp 295 northbound to 168 a disabled tractor-trailer partially blocking that ramp. you can go to our commuter traffic report. people are talking about animals near the road east butler pike in upper dublin. how about the temperatures, 6 degrees in martins creek. # in pottstown, 6 in saint davids. 10 in center city. windchills below zero. 8 in am honor, 1 in dover delaware. you got to bundle up. >> one of two new york city police officers wounded in the shooting in the bronx monday night are home in from the hospital. he was shot in the chest and the arm, his partner was seriously
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>> reporter: it's stunning she had only minor injuries, when you look at that scene right? this is the westbound schuylkill approaching conshohocken. you can see it facing sideways, only the right lane is getting by the crews are coming up to the scene. watching them live pull up with the disabled vehicle a spin-out does he want it looks like blocking the left lane. we have the burlington bristol bridge opening for a northbound ship stick to the turnpike connect bridge. >> reporter: we have windchills below zero. bundle up, and keep your pets indoors, if you have to walk the dog, put on their little booties if you got them. 13 degrees by 9:00. 19 by noon. 22 is the high, by 3:00 p.m. it will feel like the single digits even at the best of times
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>> too cold in some places accuweather is tracking cold forcing schools districts to open on a delay this morning. the schools are scrolling at the bottom of the screen or at 6abc.com. >> good morning 5:30, let's find out about the cold, david murphy has traffic and karen rogers has traffic. , good morning. >> reporter: we have a windchill advisory in effect until 9:00. excuse me i have something in my throat. a severe windchill pattern and worse up in the poconos. temperatures right now are very bitter at least we'll get some sunshine there's not much cloud cover out there. the sun will not help much. my twitter follower king brian in egg harbor township tweets 8 degrees. 10 degrees in philadelphia. 6 in allentown 9 in wilmington, 13 in sea isle city. with winds in