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>> this is wcvb nenter 5 at 6:00. antoinette: tricky rescue mission is happening right now on a new hampshire mountain. 48 people are trapped on a tram. reid: two cars are stuck at canon mountain. they are being repelled down and receiving blankets and hot food inside the terminal and multi-taken back down by the snow cat. >> we are protected from the wind and it was still pretty cold. >> people play the videogame, told stories. i talked to a man who told me about his cat. it was killing time until something happened. reid: the brake issue is to blame. antoinette: subzero conditions on that new hampshire mountain and it is not much warmer.
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the good news -- the worst may be over. good evening. reid: after the deep freeze, there is another winter storm looming. let' s get to mike wankum in the weather center. mike: records that was stern and boston, everyone going below zero. some of the coldest temperatures we have seen in a half century. right now we are dealing with cold readings. most areas have dipped into the single biggest north and west of the city. worcester is three degrees above zero. in the south of the city, we are seeing a lot of single digits. another night where the lowest drop below zero in many spots. here are the wind chills -- better than they were this morning. that wind is a little bit of a bite. what is going to happen to the temperature tonight? keeps dropping, tomorrow morning looks like will be around zero degrees. in land, a lot of temperatures below zero. then we watched this area to the west. this storm system is going to track inside. as it moves in that direction, it will drag a lot of warm air
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the national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory that goes into effect tomorrow afternoon at 1:00. it is once we go past sunset tomorrow night that we have issues. snowfall totals will not that -- be that impressive but slippery conditions. i will give you a breakdown on the arrival in a few moments. reid: a live look at the boston skyline on this sunday evening. brutal conditions, plenty of challenges. rhondella richardson joining us more -- with more on how people are coping. rhondella: new englanders and bostonians are her hearty bunch. problems if you' re out and about that' letting go. three apartments in this building evacuated. a resident shares the video of the steam filling the hall and the flooded mess. >> i did not have he this
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they got it fixed pretty quickly. the fire department had it under control. rhondella: early risers headed to church bundle up. the freeze that people scurry to get indoors. >> this weather, it is really cold. rhondella: the chill tough for the homeless. >> you have got to realize when the weather is in this type of situation, you can get overcrowded in the shelters. rhondella: tourists seem shellshocked. >> we have never seen something like this before. >> i cannot explain this kind of weather in india. rhondella: air travel for jetblue had lengthy morning delays. the extreme cold the problem. >> the planes were frozen. the planes were not getting out and they did not have enough room to get other planes in. >> they just had trouble getting some of the airplanes going, troubles with water lines breaking or freezing. i felt like they took good
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>> the week we left, it was around 40' s or 50' s. rhondella: things change quickly around here. if you did hunker down and not get out and you have an older model car with an older battery you might want to started. aaa recommends doing it today so you do not have bad news to drop -- tomorrow. antoinette: good advice. the subzero temperatures taking a toll on the mbta. crews are managing to keep those trains rolling. the three day weekend definitely a help. nicole is live in charlestown with more on the track trouble. nicole: nine cracks in a 12 -- a 12 hour period. the source of those cracks, record low temperatures to we caught up with crews where they
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crews watch the tracks inspecting issues. the department had anticipated breaks, just not as many as they found. the temporary rails are in place. permanent rails are set to go in soon. we spoke with some riders. they tell us they anticipate delays when it comes to the snow but they never thought about when it comes to the cold. >> i mean, when it is going to snow, i feel like it is more you have to think about before, just for delays. but in the cold, it seems to be pretty reliable, at least the red line it tops. -- at tru ufts. reporter: crews will be out overnight fixing these rails. they tell us that were not that many delays today and they do not anticipate any major delays going into the work week. good news there. reid:
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a list of potential successors as the nation marks the deficit screen court justice antonin scalia. the impending political battle is expected to be fierce. todd? todd: tonight, scalia' s body is in a texas funeral home as officials wait to hear whether an autopsy must perform before his body can be flown home. the bigger questions -- who will succeed him on the supreme court and when? >> the next president should have a chance to fill that void, not someone who will answer to the electorate again. todd: one of the few things republican candidates and to agree on at the debate last night is that the next president should be the one to nominate the successor to justice scalia. bu t hillary clinton and bernie sanders say president obama has the obligation to act quickly. senator sanders: it is the job of the president to appoint,
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mrs. clinton: barack obama is president of the united states until january 20, 2017. that is a fact, my friends, whether the republicans like it or not. todd: though a filibuster is possible, president obama says he will take action. president obama: i plan to nominate a successor. todd: vermont senator pat leahy points out that ronald reagan' s nominee, justin' s anthony kennedy, was confirmed by the senate in february 1988. >> president obama is doing the same thing president reagan did at the end of his term. todd: there are number of high cases and with only eight justices, split vote would mean a lower court' s ruling would prevail. antoinette: thank you. elizabeth warren is supporting a nomination from president obama. she says in part "senate
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abandoning the duties to swart -- they swore to uphold with threaten the constitution and our democracy. it would also prove that all the republican talk about loving the constitution is just that -- empty talk." reid: a former boston mayor is resting at his home after surgery to implant a defibrillator. he underwent the operation after crasng his car into a neighbors house. according to a spokesman, doctors believe he may have suffered a condition known as sudden cardiac arrest before the crash. that irregular heart rhythm may have caused them to pass out behind the wheel. antoinette: the teacher killed after a loose manhole cover smash into her car will be remembered. services for caitlin clavette will be held in winchester before her funeral on tuesday. she was a beloved art teacher and was killed friday on 93 south driving to work. after her death, mass dot did emergency expenses -- inspections of 900 structures on
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reid: the popes. how we used in out sword -- outdoor mass to call up a drug cartel. antoinette: the strength of the young hockey player paralyzed in the winter classic is an inspiration for all. her surprise for teammates tonight. mike: i am tracking our next-door. hour-by-hour breakdown and when the storm changes over to rain. reid: the celtics off.
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reid: pope francis continues his trip to mexico. today an outdoor mass in one of the most dangerous suburbs of mexico city. 300,000 tickets were given out and millions more lined the streets. the area is known for murders, kidnappings and extortions by gangs.
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trade is one of the main messages of the popes five-day trip. the coast guard will behold in a public hearing of the loss of the el faro this week. the first session of the marine board investigation will focus on the condition of the ship before it sank. this is a separate investigation from the ntsb' s. that organization has said it will send investigators back into the water to search again for the missing data recorder from the el faro. that will happen in april. antoinette: the british academy of film and television awards would act as a precursor to the academy awards was held at the royal opera house in london tonight. this comes on the heels over recent criticism over the lack of diversity in hollywood. an issues actor say is prevalent. >> i think it is important to have all people represented in entertainment. entertainment is something that brings us together. i'
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color of skin, i' m talking about section relative and personality. -- and sexuality. antoinette: "the revenant" took the big winner home with five awards including best picture. reid: mike wankum ahead with a roller coaster of a winter forecast. the time let from the wish -- the timeline from the switch from snow to rain. antoinette: romance at the waffle house.
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you can feel the love inside this harvard ice rink for this boston pride win over connecticut. the boston pride took the regular-season title this afternoon in their 4-2 win. a victory at home made sweeter by who was in the stands, their friend and teammate dana lange. number 24 surprised her teammates in the locker room before the game and even join the money ice -- joined them on the ice. >> i was nervous. i did not know how the wheelchair would work out there. julie: lange took a break from her rehab schedule to join her girls are she is working three hours a day. something this athlete is used to. >> at the beginning i was a little stress because there wasn' t ample time to get ready. and i don' t like to be late.
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dana admits she has hard days but throughout her years on ice she has learned it is not finish. worse. you can' t really control it happens to you, but you can control how you react to it. ju lie: proceeds from bracelet sales of the game go to her find at which cover medical costs. >> still got a long ways, but i know i' m going to keep trying hard. i can' t see it any other way, to be honest. not going to give up. juli: i spoke with haley moore, the general manager of the boston pride. this is who their friend and team it has been -- humble and positive. they said their team is proud to share that spirit with the rest the world. reid: doesn' t wear a great
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-- on her sleeve? antoinette: amazing strength and spirit. talking about the cold weather out there. mike: we can' t stop talking about it. in boston, we like to win. we won this morning because we had the coldest temperatures ever recorded. some of these records have stood for a good half century. lows thi s morning dropped off 12-16 degrees below zero. boston 9 degrees below zero. low temperatures in nantucket were below zero. in boston, when you put it all together, we have only been below zero 10 times since the year 2000. three last winter andone today. the coldest spot in the entire state -- 26 degrees below zero this morning. it was an arctic blast but there were a lot of places that were good. even rockport, 11 degrees below zero.
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-- sea smoke. cold morning. 11 degrees right now. west wind at 15. a windchill index at 5 degrees below zero. but a big improvement over that 35 degree below zero wind chill we had this money. current temperatures -- a lot of single digits. most of us will drop low zero once again tonight. some places may stay zero or 1 degree if you' re close to the ocean. inland 10 to 15 degrees below zero p.m. what about the wind chill' s? that wind has a bite. if you' re going out, be prepared. clear and cold tonight, 0-14 degrees below zero. tomorrow, we start the day with sunshine. clouds rolling in and in the afternoon. and late date snow. look at the temperature -- 25 and 35 degrees. that is still cold for this time of year. we are supposed to be close to 40 degrees.
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happening monday night into south. bringing with it with a lot of warm air. it starts as snow but the warm air is strong it -- what starts rain. that transition may involve let me break it down. looks like. the clouds roll in during the afternoon. snow breaking out. there is the rain line. this is 7:30 tomorrow night. these pockets to the west, freezing rain. slippery. freezing rain as the rain falls but the ground is still so cold it freezes on contact. it is very slippery. on tuesday, 50 degree readings. this turns over to all rain as possibility. here' we could see some sleet to freezing rain
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snowfall total only about 1-2 inches. over the next seven days, tomorrow, we start to warm up. 30 degrees. the real heat comes in on tuesday. 52 degrees. it clears out of here by wednesday. a brief front that comes through and gives it a few light snow showers. the day is basically drive, otherwise. thursday and friday, sunshine is out. then saturday, perhaps a little bit of mix but it is looking like light stuff. the big story this week is going to be all that wind driven rain on tuesday. he will keep a close eye on that watching out for possible ice. reid: love is in the air at the most unlikely of dining spots. antoinette: a spot wher e waffles are the main course. the waffle house is serving up a special valentine' s day menu complete with white tablecloths and candles. it is not just limited to breakfast. they are serving steak, pork chops., and chicken i' m not hating on this one.
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the tables are filling up fast. >> now sportscenter 6 with mike lynch. / mike: bruins in winnipeg thursday and to this afternoon they are in mo town. right off the bus, they made some noise. >> marchand scores! that is 13 goals in 13 games at 8 seconds of the first period. brad marchand. mike: that is the quickest goal scored in the history of the boston bruins to start again. how do you like that tape to tape pass? however, the red wings would take a 5-4 lead. gustafson came in.
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look at them with a puck. a 5-5 hockey game but it did not last too long. a short time later, the red wings would score mid third period. that is the difference. the bruins lose 6-5. red wings winners today. nba all-star game this evening in toronto. isaiah thomas the lone celtics are presented. the trade deadline is thursday. >> i love being around the group of guys we half. we will just keep plugging away to see if we can find upgrades to our team. whether it is-- small pieces at a time. bob: is that next pick the least likely thing you would give up? >> i wouldn' t say that. i think we have some players that are very coveted. we have, and like i don'
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either. we have some very good and young reached their peak. syracuse. freshman matt milan, 25 points but it was all syracuse. second half they went on a run. span of 15 seconds. boston college has lost 12 in a row to a opponents. csyracuse wins it 8 75-61. coming up tonight, sean grande. no all-star break from him. he will talk about the celtics what they may or may not do. a special surprise as well. danny ainge goes one-on-one with bob halloran and isaiah thomas competing for the nba all-star highlights of that one coming up tonight. happy valentine' s day.
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new video from that rescue on a new hampshire mountain. we are hearing from more skiers
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mike: do you know what strikes me about this picture is the ice blue coo lor. reid: how appropriate. it was orange. it just turned that way because it is so darn cold.
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tomorrow, rebound of 30 degrees to her tomorrow night before we be some cie. t-- ice. taht ci -- that ice in land it tuesday, a wind driven rain and 52 degrees. you go from this morning at nine below to 52. valentine. abc' s i do everything on the internet. my friends say i should get fios i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better.
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welcome to "world news tonight." remembering justice antonin scalia. and now, the battle to replace him. the conservative titan of america's highest court. brilliant, sharp, provocative. his sudden death in an election year. obama vowing to appoint his successor. the republicans saying no way. the new justice could shape the supreme court for a generation. southern brawl. the fiery republican debate in south carolina, the next primary state. the rowdiest, loudest, and angriest yet. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. arctic express. the bitter blast of sub-freezing cold. bone-chilling and dangerous. the whiteouts. the accidents. and the new winter storm on the


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