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trump is believed to be leaning toward picking exxon's rex tillerson as secretary of state. this morning you'll hear why trump likes him and one leading lawmaker has concerns. >> the eagles have a shot of redemption in a home clash against washington. a loss eliminates the birds from playoff contention. >> good morning, 7:00 a.m., sunday morning, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over penns landing. it's nice, but it's cold outside. >> over to meteorologist chris sowers at the big board. >> reporter: good morning, guys, yes it is blustery and cold temperatures in the 20s. still somewhat of a breeze, but the gusty wind of the past couple of days that has diminished. it does feel a little bit out there. the national weather service issued a winter weather advisory in effect for all areas highlighted in the purplish color areas north and west of philadelphia.
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in that location we're expecting a brief period of light snow developing after lunchtime today. the timeline looks like, again, this is for the area in the advisory from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. give or take an hour or two. very light snow is expected, minor accumulations, grassy coating to a half inch. 6:00 p.m. to midnight we're expecting cloudy skies in that area where a lull or break in the action. round number two develops around midnight. it may start briefly as snow, but it will over to rain. whatever snow you have on the ground will wash away. there's double scan live you can see the thin sliver of snow stretching ahead of a warm front down here. as the warm front crosses the area, you pick up the light snow, we get into the lull and round number two that pulls in after midnight tonight. that's the northwestern suburbs. philadelphia areas south and east, cloudy skies, snow flurries and sprinkles possible,
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high around 36. i'll have more coming up in a bit. >> you can count on to keep you up to date on the possible snow heading our way. there you can see the seven day forecast. inter action with our team of meteorologists each and everyday on twitter and facebook. >> firefighters were called to the refinery complex in south philadelphia after a heater malfunctioned and exploded and caught fire. it happened organ west passyunk avenue -- it happened on west passyunk avenue next to a smokestack. the flames were quickly doused, nobody was injured. a car filmed over on i-95 south and burst into flames. the front of the car, as you can
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see is mangled and charred. the car went out of control about 2:45 a.m., rolled over anne caught fire. amazingly the driver managed to walk away from the crash. that person was treated for minor injuries at crozer-chester hospital. no word on charges. 7:03 a.m., two people were shot outside a produce market in upper darby, police are looking for the shooter. this happened in the 6700 block of market street. investigators say not what led to the gunfire. this morning we're waiting for an update on the condition of the two victims. this morning new honors for a wilmington firefighter killed in the line of duty. ardythe hope was promoted before being laid to rest. the fire department elevated her to lieutenant during a memorial service at the chase center yesterday. she was awarded the medal of valour for attempting to save fell firefighters from the
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inferno back in september. firefighter brad speakman survive his injuries. wilmington fire chief called hope a firefighter and fighter and super woman. >> ardythe hope, the daughter, the sister, the mother, the aunt, the firefighter, emt, lpn and rn was all about caring for others, caring for us. >> she told her three children that their mom sits alongside kings and queens and watching over their every move. chad perdelli has more on the ardythe hope memory article in the next half-hour. -- memorial in the next half-hour. turkey is holding a day of mourning for the 0 people killed in a bombing in istanbul. 150 people were hurt. overnight turkey interior minister said 1 people are in custody. -- 13 people are in custody.
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he said they were linked to an outlawed kurdish movement. occurred labor democratic party strongly condemned the attack. that's police fire shots following the explosion. police officers were the apparent target of the attackers. turkey is a partner in the u.s.-led coalition against isis. >> 7:05 a.m., president-elect donald trump has a new frontrunner for the job of secretary of state. sources say trump is zeroing in on exxon executive rex tillerson. they had face-to-face meeting. he has no government experience and supports free trade and international law and expansive u.s. presence in the middle east. the combination does not match what he pitched to his supporters. he is glowing about him.
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>> a great advance he knows many of the players, he does massive deals in russia not for himself, but for the company. >> it is the business ties with russia that john mccain is watching out for. >> i have concerns of his reports with his relationship with vladimir putin who is a thug and a murderer. we'll have hearings on that issue and other issues concerning him will be exad. >> exad -- examined. >> gop has 52-48 edge in the last confirmation. the last seat was filled yesterday when the gop louisiana representative won the run off. kellyanne conway is the first woman to run a winning presidential campaign in history and last night south jersey welcomed her home.
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bob brooks was there. >> reporter: in hammonton she is a rock star now, kellyanne conway most famous for leading president-elect donald trump's successful campaign returned home. she was the grand marshall for the 150th hammonton christmas parade. >> hello, hammonton! [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: after a huge ovation she spoke to the crowd. i meant to wish each and -- i want to wish each and every one of you a happy, healthy mary christmas. after 8 years i would ask you to pray four our outgoing president and vice president him and ask you to pray for our new president and vice president. she commented on the status of what her role in the trump administration might be. >> the president-elect and the vice president elect know i support them completely. >> reporter: there were a few in the crowd with antikellyanne conway signs. >> we have a right to voice our
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displeasure against the rhetoric she has been using during the entire campaign platform. >> reporter: every who wanted to see kelly got a chance she made the 150th anniversary even more special. >> love kelly, such an inspiration. >> great job, kelly keep it up. >> very proud. >> reporter: this was the christmas parade, there were protesters here, but luckily things remained peaceful. reporting in hammonton, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> later this morning, george stephanopoulos goes one on one with president-elect trump's incan you think chief of staff reince prebis after "action news." >> it is desperation time for the eagles, a loss to division rival washington at the linc
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delivers a punch to the birds very slim playoff chances. they have not beaten the redskins in two seasons. losses to washington eliminated the eagles from playoff contentions each of the past two seasons. of course, we'll bring you live reports from the link on "action news" at noon. jeff skeverski has more on the showdown ahead in sports. >> time to turning things around. 7:09 a.m. terrifying trip. cars and trucks pile pile up ona highway as the snowstorm moves through. >> the owner of an ugly christmas sweater store hopes his employees will make him laugh. >> reporter: we have a little rain and snow to deal with overnight tonight, i'll have the details, plus this, the polar express arrives later this week, wait until you see how cold it gets in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, details coming up right after
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>> welcome back on this sunday morning! , the three of us back together again, good to see you guys. 7:12 a.m., 30 degrees, looking at the ice rink, nobody is out there just yet. but they will be there later today. >> reporter: they will have to bundle up, layers. you can't ice skate when it's 60 degrees, it turns into a puddle it's not fun. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. we have a little snow in the forecast later this afternoon. how much snow, gray? >> just a tad, a wee bit. >> reporter: that's it. as we go up to spring mountain montgomery county, the snow guns are on, they are making snow. the temperatures are cold enough they are spraying the nice snow on the slopes getting a good foundation going. mother nature will help out a little bit later this afternoon,
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but it will change over to rain overnight tonight and temperatures will climb. double scan live, a little bit of snow flurry activity showing up to the south. although a lot of this is not reaching the ground. the air is so dry, even though appears it is snowing it doesn't reach the ground it's called virga. we'll see light snow westle philadelphia later today. 20 north and west. saint davids, 26. center city, 30 degrees. glassboro, 25. sin -- cinnaminson, 28. hammonton, blue berry country, 28 degrees. you can see the light snow stretching from state college in harrisburg, west through the great lakes pittsburgh, cleveland, detroit, cincinnati, all reporting a little bit of light snow this morning. chicago, there's a lot of airport delays out here, if you're flying out west, make sure you check ahead with your
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carrier. what you're seeing this is the warm front this is moisture that developed ahead of the warm front. south of the warm front there's nothing going on. the system moves in this afternoon, areas west of philadelphia. you pick up the brief period of snow, we get into a break or lull in the action during the evening hours, after midnight tonight, round number two moves in, that's about rain for everybody. future tracker 6 we'll set it in motion kind of put it altogether for you, again, later this afternoon, period of light snow out through here, we catch a break during the evening. around midnight we see a sudden explosion in precipitation, now at that point, temperatures will start to rise aloft so it will fall in the form. rain. western suburbs and south and east of philadelphia, i-95 corridor. it's all rain. monday morning it will change over to rain in the lehigh valley. a lot of wet roads out there, steady rains in through south jersey, by afternoon it's clouds
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giving way to limited sun and temperatures up into the 40s. generally speaking what to expect for snow to change to rain far western suburbs the lehigh valley and the poconos. it's a cold rain for the i-95 corridor and points south and east. as far as snowfall totals are concerned we are expecting an inch to half inch far western suburbs, flakes around the pennsylvania turnpike, west of philadelphia. city of philadelphia, cloudy skies, flurries and sprinkles. 36 degrees is the high. we lost the wind, windchills will not be harsh like we've seen over the last couple of days. overnight tonight, areas that have seen the snow west of philadelphia, they will change over to rain. lehigh valley, rain, poconos, same deal, temperatures rising from 32 north and west, 35 in center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning rain
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for monday, otherwise it's a milder day. limited sun by afternoon, highs around 49 him partly sunny for tuesday, 47. the polar express arrives wednesday evening maybe a couple of snow showers with it 39 degrees. thursday, 29 windchills in the teens. friday, 29, saturday, 38. >> i have a note for old man winter, i can't read it here. >> go away. >> reporter: i don't like you please go away. >> thanks, chris. snowy conditions led to a massive pileup north of detroit this weekend. 33 cars and three semis were involved in the crash on i-95. the roads were covered with snow and the interstate was shut down for several hours. several people suffered non-life
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the man accused of killing will smith. car dell haze testified in his defense. during his testimony he said he heard gunshots and fired in self-defense. he said smith grabbed the gun. prosecutors say his gun was in the car and never fired. he was legally drunk at the time of the collision. two women are suing a groom and his event company that ran his wedding saying a drone crashed into them during a reception in new hampshire. they said they had concussions after the drone hit them. the event manager said before the incident, he saw the groom flying the drone outside the tent and told him it was illegal for him to be flying it. he said he landed the drone. the groom said he does not know
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how it ended up in the tent or who was flying it. >> in "healthcheck," if you get caught tuning someone out while they were talking tell them your brain was taking a nap. even while a wake certain clusters of our brain turn off with the sevenry overload. it helps conserve energy and main -- sensory controversy load. it helps to and conserve energy. >> reporter: you're looking at a christmastime job interview. here's another one. ♪ >> reporter: and another. looks like an audition, but no it's an interview, here's the boss himself.
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jeremy turner, the singing sweater salesman. owner of the dallas based ugly sweater shop. >> everybody loves the shop. >> reporter: needing extra highers this season, he told job applicants talk about yourself in a tape. >> we're dependable, reliable, we like to work hard. and dance. so did diane made her case in riem. >> i'm a solid honor worker, not a -- honest worker, not a slacker not a shirker. >> by doing that, it showed us you were willing to have fun. >> he hired everybody, there's diane selling the ugly sweaters. >> you can't get worse than this. >> just like jeremy likes to sing about. we say ugly is in the eye of
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sunday morning, the storm we're focused on later today and tonight is starting to develop. x marks the spot that's where philadelphia is. to the north we have a cold high pressure. the warm front is pushing
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through the carolinas that and the virginia through the deep south. this supplies the cold air and underneath this warm front. this is mild air. all in the 60s and 70s. if the low made a beeline to the coast and moved west to east, this would snow. what's happening the low and the warm front is moving to the north like that. ultimately what will happen even though it's cold now, the mild air starts flooding the region over the next 12 to 24 hours, even though you'll see snow west of philadelphia today it will change over to rain. later this afternoon, a brief period of light snow is possible west of philadelphia. 36 degrees in the city with a flurry. same things with the poconos, 1 to 3 inches, 36. jersey shore cloudy and 32. overnight tonight it changes to rain. >> sports this morning, the flyers win streak rolls on, it's on again tonight in the motor
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city. jeff skeverski has more on the orange and black and the eagles prepare to take on the redskins. >> reporter: eagles quarterback carson wentz has twice as many turnovers and touchdowns since they faced washington two months ago. among the issues fors -- correspondence correspondence and the offense -- carson wentz, eagles are among the lowest scoring team in the nfl in the first 15 minutes of the game. >> it's tough to dig a hole especially against good teams. we have to avoid that and come out swinging better in games. >> everybody realized where we are as a team. guys must stay focus and get a must-win, especially a team that had our number the first time.
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>> reporter: 230 yards rushing the last time against the redskins. the flyers won 8 straight for the first time in 14 years, tonight in detroit they are looking to score their first nine game winning streak since the 1990s. steve mason on the longest winning streak of his career. he admits he is not satisfied. in a groove against dallas yesterday kept it a one goal game. brayden shenn did the rest of the of it. scoring three goals all in the power play. two 09 seconds a part in the third period giving the flyers the lead. flyers won 4-2 they have won 8 in a row on a streak since 2002. >> it comes in a winning effort coming from behind again, it's nice and hopefully to keep the streak going. it's fun finding different ways, every single game seems to be a different way to come out on top. the boys aren't satisfied.
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the flyers are in motown, so are the sixers. sixers star joel embiid will not play in detroit. sixers say don't worry. it's precautionary. >> it's time to focus on basketball and take care of it. you know i control what i can control. >> noel will not be a minute prestrict, we could see him playing with okafor, we'll see how that shakes out. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. helps you.
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so dad slayed the problemt with puffs plus lotion, instead. with lotion to soothe and softness to please. a nose in need deserves puffs, indeed. you, sky6 live hd live over penns landing and the river rink. it is dry now, but we're tracking snow and rain coming our way. meteorologist chris sowers has the updated forecast. >> three daughters say goodbye to their mother. wilmington firefighter lieutenant ardythe hope is given a hero's farewell. little leaguers go on a shopping spree and eagles players brought along a big
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paycheck. those stories, but first, meteorologist sourest source -- chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we have a wee bit of snow, right, chris? >> reporter: we have a bigger concern in the lehigh valley overnight tonight. eventually everything will wash away as we expect it to change over to rain. national weather service issued a winter weather advisory for areas north and west of the city. western chester, lancaster, berks, lehigh valley, montgomery county, you're included in this, as well. this is the timeline, this is for areas in the advisory, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. expect a brief period of light snow. it will be light. the ground is cold. it will stick, we are expecting minor accumulations between 1 and 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. to midnight we'll catch a break, or a lull in the
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action mainly cloudy. the second round starts around midnight. it will turnover to rain, by the time you wake up monday morning we're looking at mainly wet conditions, even in the lehigh valley. poconos slushy roads. from the lehigh valley down it's probably mainly just welt. you can see the -- just wet. you can see the snow if you're watching the packers game, it's going to be snow. browns game it's going to be snowing. we are expecting the western suburbs to see the brief period of snow later this afternoon. for philadelphia, areas south and east, a couple of flurries and sprinkles this afternoon, otherwise it's mainly cloudy and cold. temperatures around 36 degrees. by 1:00 p.m., 36. by 3:00 p.m., 36. by 5:00 p.m., 35. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about the timing of the system and an
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arctic blast in the forecast. >> the "action news" morning team, matt, tam, karen and david will bring you updates on the morning commute. i'll be joining them as well. tune in at 43:40 a.m. a final salute for wilmington firefighter ardythe hope. she was laid to rest with the final words of cold front for the family, three children she left behind. >> joe biden said being a firefighter was part of her dna. she battled a brain tumor and like so many things in her life, she beat it. >> reporter: draped with the flag a top engine five ardythe hope's body was escorted by police through the streets of wilmington, the city she served as a firefighter for more than two decades. her brothers in the department carried her body into the chase center for a public viewing. her relatives followed behind, montage of photos began the
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service. there was a presentation of the colors, u.s. senators tom caper and accuse coons -- chris coons and governor jack markell. her daughters were in the front row. >> today will be a celebration of life and service for our ardie. everyone who knew her knew how much she enjoyed celebrations especially this time of year. >> she was intelligent and her life resolved around service to others. >> reporter: we're on the 200 block of lake view drive where two firefighters died and ardythe hope was critically injured in late september. you can see flags and flowers on the fence, the sign reads rest in peace ardythe hope you are loved and missed, hero. she was fighting the blaze when the floor of the row home collapsed, jerry fickes, christopher leach and brad
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speakman plummeted into the flames. firefighters like hope risk their lives everyday, the quote inside the chase center captured the loss, all gave some, some gave all. >> it has been said firefighters never die, they just burn forever in the hearts of the people whose lives they saved, and in the case of ardie in the hearts of all those touched by her heroism. >> reporter: in wilmington, chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> a hero laid to rest there. it is now 7 5:00 a.m., we have an update on a story we've been tracking for you, an attorney spotted in a politically charged vandalism video will not be charged. duncan lloyd is seen outside a chestnut supermarket holding a glass of wine while a second man spray painted the store. he is on a two week leave from
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the city solicitor's office and ordered to complete 40 hours of community service. a pretrial hearing for bill cosby is going to takes place at the montgomery county courthouse. he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting andrea constan a former employee at temple university. damaging testimony he gave in constan's civil lawsuit can be used in the criminal case. he acknowledged that he had given women drugs and alcohol before sexual encounter. former pennsylvania congressman chaka fattah will be sentenced. the 11 term democrat was convicted in june of racketeering and fraud. federal prosecutors say he abused his power as an elected official and should be given a prison sentence of 17 years. an explosion at the chapel
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at saint mark's cathedral. most of the dead were women and churn. ash carter is in iraq in an unannounced visit. he made the trip in an effort to retake the city from mosul from isis. iraqi forces have been engaged in a slow, bloody house to house battle in the city of mosul. taylor swift donated $100,000 to help the families who lost everything in the tennessee wildfires. dolly parton who lives in the scorched area is holding a telethon for those who lost everything. 14 people never made it out alive. if you claim the earned income tax credit or additional child tax credit you can expect
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a delay in the refund from uncle sam. the irs will take extra time to check filings for signs of fraud before refunds are mailed. if you don't claim either credit you can expect a refund 21 days after your return is accepted for processing. the eagles scored big with children in south jersey taking them on a shopping spree. "action news" christie ileto was there. >> what you getting? >> reporter: jordon hicks may be one of the eagles starting linebackers, but right now he is and other players are personal shoppers of sorts for 30 children from the leprechaun sports association. >> you guys know what you want? yeah. >> i'll follow you. >> reporter: each child received a 150-dollar gift card for anything inside dick's exporting
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goods in cherry hill. >> it's a blessing to take him here and walk around and pick things you mean and not worry about pricing. >> how do you select the kids? >> well our board members do, there's a couple of different groups we've been involved with already young kids with benefit from something like that. >> reporter: this is the second time told -- todd herman's club has held this. >> it's a special experience for these kids to get to go around and meet the players in person. >> it was amazing and awesome. >> reporter: eagles gear particularly the footballs are the hottest items that the kids are walking away with along with helping the team, the foundation
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bought several items for women abuse shelters in philadelphia. reporting in cherry hill, christie ileto channel 6 "action news." >> it's great for the kids. >> yeah, right? 7:48 a.m., much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. the barns foundation puts the focus on photography telling the story of friends. >> sky6 live hd meteorologist chris sowers back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, which includes a little light snow, back in a moment. is here. audi will cover your first month's lease payment on select models. sales event ends january 3rd.
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forecast today, right? >> reporter: there's a three letter worthed in front of that. >> what? >> reporter: wee. wee, i'm sorry. >> reporter: a wee bit of snow. let's get you outside and show you what's going on, as we look live on sky6 live hd in cape may. the clouds are increasing from the southwest. a sprinkle or two is possible down the shore, a flurry is possible around the city. the main event will hold off until tonight. most of the today is dry, unless you live in the lehigh valley. you could see a period of snow. speaking of snow, flipping over to the radars, appears it is snowing south of philadelphia cape may through dover and the mason dixon line north of baltimore. the air is dry this morning, so you may see a flurry or two, a lot of this is not reaching the
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ground it's evaporating. the atmosphere will moisten up this afternoon from now until then, main a flurry or two. that's it. >> reading, 25, allentown, 25. millville, 26 degrees, here's the good news we lost the gusty wind. temperatures feel like the temperatures not something a lot colder because the winds are not nearly as strong as what they've been over the last couple of days. there's good news there. here comes the clouds quickly increasing. most of the mid atlantic cloudy this morning. there's the ribbon of snow. the warm front is off to the south. this is what we call warm air invection precipitation. in other words what's happening there's cold air in place, aloft the warmer air is starting to move on in. the atmosphere doesn't like that it starts precipitating that's why we're seeing the snow. this ribbon of snow could get into the western suburbs and the
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lehigh valley. we'll see a break in the action this evening, followed by the main event. future tracker not impressed with the light snow this afternoon. accuweather will allow for it. west of philadelphia, the far western suburbs, lehigh valley it's probably snowing at that point. it's a light snow, but it's doing something. same thing with the poconos this area here. then we'll catch a lull in the action this evening. around midnight all this reloads, this time the warm airplane is in place aloft. it's rain for just about everybody. by the morning commute it's rain as far north as there. whatever snow you do see, the rain will wash it away. rainy conditions creates slick spots, allow extra time tomorrow morning to get into work and school. take your time getting to work and school tomorrow morning. by afternoon, combination of sun and clouds, probably more
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clouds, limited sun, you'll see a little bit of sunshine late in the day before sunset. so, generally speaking, this is what to expect as we get into the evening hours, snow changing to rain after the lull for the far western suburbs and the lehigh valley and the poconos it's a cold rain for everybody else. snowfall totals you can see how far north it is. inch in quakertown and reading, allentown, bethlehem, as well. one to three inches north of there, that includes the poconos, a couple of flakes around the pennsylvania turnpike. 36 degrees today, cloudy and cold flurries around the immediate philadelphia area. millville, 38. trenton, 35. overnight tonight tonight, the rain develops, 35 in philadelphia. 37 in cape may. temperatures rising there, as well. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 49 degrees morning rain for tomorrow,
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milder afternoon. maybe a sliver of sunshine before sunset. tuesday, partly sunny, 47 degrees. wednesday the real mccoy, as they say, the polar compress -- express arrives, temperatures fall thursday afternoon, 29 windchills in the teens. >> there's a warmup coming the week after that. >> reporter: it's going to be warm for christmas, actually. i wasn't happy about that. >> i like that. >> 7:47 time for social corner, a look at popular videos making the rounds online. a cop is spending his time to the beat for a good cause. ♪ >> almost as good as chris sowers, a tennessee police officer going viral for cutting a rug helping to raise money for the salvation army. he posted the video to the
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facebook page showing the officer dancing and ringing the bell. the department is in a friendly competition with the neighboring sheriff's farm to see who can get the most money in the red kettle. somebody will get to spend christmas in the iconic house a christmas story. it was the subject of an auction, the winner paid $6,000. the guest will receive more than accommodations, they will be treated to $800 in gifts, including the lamp leg -- >> leg lamp. >> tell us what you think will this by going to our facebook and twitter accounts. >> we'll be right back. >> so ,
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explores the master works of french photography. karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: it's called live and life we'll give you pictures, it's explores the modernization of france through a photographic lens. it includes 170 photographs by 24 artists living and working in france from 1890 to 1950. >> it's covers portrait to landscape and still live. it's explores the development of the france and photography during this period. >> ideas like the transformation of paris, it talks about commerce and labor and . it shows a 1923 portrait who
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minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's a look ahead. >> reporter: gray and nydia good morning, coming up on "g.m.a.," the midwest bracing for round two arc millions dig out from the first blast of snow. temperatures are expected to plunge further. rob is here covering it all. a weekend of terror over seas including this attack in turkey a u.s. ally and tourist destinations for thousands of americans. twin blasts outside a soccer stadium targeting police. finally could donald trump be closing in on secretary of state. president-elect could tap exxon mobile ceo with rex tillerson. there's some republicans raising questions about tillerson's close ties with russia. we'll see you soon. >> "good morning america" next on channel 6.
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