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>> live look at storm scan3, snow falling across the area could make for dicey commute depending where you are as you can see from the cbs-3 mobile weather lab those already starting to stick a bit there on the roads and temperatures have fallen slow it down. >> i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. we start things off with traffic and weather together can katie and jessica. >> good morning, starting to see some snow in some of my cameras over here, katie. how serious will this storm be? >> i won't say serious not major storm, but it is a big headache. and i think specially for you it will keep you on your toast just this morning, because we are dealing with pretty much the worse possible timing, straight in the middle of our typical morning rush. and we start things offer just by taking quick peak outside here. you're going to find you got to look closely, look through the headlight there little light dusting actually view from our very own rooftop here. , facing south, you can see no mixing, it is all snow. we continue to get a lot of reports this is now moving and actually verifying on radar, a little bit further off to the north and the east at this point. so pretty much everybody is getting in on it, at this point. say for maybe parts of burlington, ocean counties, but it will be with us generally through the better part of the morning before it begins to quickly retreat. meantime we have winter storm warnings, as well as winter weather advisories.
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we are stuck in a winter weather advisory from now until 4:00 p.m. today. in all every those counties shaded in purple. i showed you the swab, a system moving so swiftly it will, you know, just zip right through. that means, that by the time we hit about 3:00, yes probably still going to have few left over snowflakes, but the brunt of this is really done already. and that's why a because you don't have things moving quickly still calling for modest one 2 inches in total jess? >> yes, so let me know, no real problem with accumulation, but obviously starting to hit us the exact time rush hour begins underway. out in chester county the 30 bypasser where you can see cars headed out in the westbound lanes moles of the delay with snowfallment upper state road, county line road, see actually i like this shot right here, because you can see with the street lights how heavy the snow is falling down at this particular moment. you can see slippery roadways, we urge you to give yourself extra time before headed out the door. we know it is starting to come down at bunch of different placed, school bus accident, out on upper state road near county line road. route 38 in new jersey, route 206, there is an accident there, with road closure so take marne highway to get on by with police activity on the scene. another crash susquehanna road at limekiln road. back to you. >> good morning again everyone. like katie mentioned this morning we are getting first re chance of some snow this evening -- this season. >> it will make your morning commute a little messy.
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team three coverage continues with eyewitness neutral reporter justin finch at 69th street terminalment thank goodness you wore the big code today. -- coat today good morning. >> good morning, yes. snow began falling here, about 6:30 or so, coming down pretty heavy, steady, ever since. looking hine me, you can see how the snow is accumulating somewhat by that septa police car. and as you see on the roads kind of there, too bad part, cars should be slowing down, which penndot has been asking to do, asking drivers to take it easy out there. >> familiar site and sounds, the crunch under your foot, and then the feel of the cold. >> it is cold, nose is freezing, ears pretty cold. >> school bus driver, doris downing, missed her first bus to work. and though she'll be driving later, she happier to see the salt out for her walk. >> good that they're taking time to make sure it is safe. >> good chance penndot keeping close eye on your commute. traffic cameras, aimed at state road so penndot knows where to focus its effort. >> we're ready set go. we've been red. >> i district executive lesser says, more than 200 trucks will be out clearing streets, well into the afternoon. >> we urge motorists to be very careful, to drive at reduced speed to also allow additional time to get to their destinations. >> in preparation crews began salt brining state roads at midnight. ahead of the below freezing temperatures, that have triggered code blue warnings in our area.
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>> i'm drained from last year, limo driver rick said i'll be ready on the roads and at home. >> this time he'll prepared. i have four bags of salt at home. >> just take a look at that 69th street hill there. not quite a ski jump but the snow as you can see is accumulating drivers are taking it slow, penndot is urging you to do, to go very slow on these now slick and snow drenched roads. live in upper darby, justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> all right, justin, thank you. and now time to make sure you have that cbs philly weather app on your smart phone or tablet. you can stay ahead of the snow and track real time radar and we would love to see your pictures too of your commute, maybe your neighborhood. download the cbs philly weather app for freon itunes and google play. >> fire forces family into the cold. firefighters got the call 2:45 fire 2200 block of south lambert street. one person we're told is in stable condition. firefighters got the flames under control in about a half hour. and some noise in the backyard woke one of the neighbors up. >> i woke up, i saw the flame and just came out the house. >> firefighters trying to pinpoint what sparked that fire. red cross is helping a family of four. >> more breaking news to tell but this morning, philadelphia police looking for the gunman who shot and killed a man overnight, in the sit's webbing oak lanes neighborhood. officer responded to the scene on the 6500 block of north
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20th street around 11:30 last night. witnesses say they saw two mask men running from the scene after shots were fired. anyone with information is urge the to contact the police. a south jersey grandmother is behind bars this morning accused of kidnapping her grandchildren. forty-two year old cinnamin kelly was arrested overnight in prospect park delaware county. middle township police say she took off with her one and two year old grandchildren yesterday after leaving superior court in cape may county after the judge denied her custody. another scare for the nypd, just weeks after two new york city police officers were murdered in their patrol car. last night two officers shot while responding to robbery call. manhunt for the suspect is still underway. dawn champion with the latest for you right now from new york. >> new surveillance video could help identify the men involved in this shooting of two nypd officers. and investigators say the video shows one suspect opening fire on the officers, who were responding to grocery store robbery in the bronx. >> this is absolutely a case officers going above and john the call to protect their fellow new yorkers. >> officers and three partners getting offer duty when they heard the 911 call and went back out to investigate the robbery. officials say the shoe g happened when the officers approached two men matching the description of the suspect involved. >> one is a 30 year old male suffered gunshot wounds to the left arm and lower back, currently in the operating room and is list in the
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critical but stable condition. the other officers is a 38 years old shot in the chest and left arm and is also list in the stable condition. fellow officers swarmed the area searching for the suspects, but both got away. this happened two weeks after wenjian liu and rafael ramos sat in their cruiser in brooklyn. one of the funerals just took place sunday. >> we depend on them to keep the city safe. >> the mayor praised the nypd for helping to reduce overall crime in the city in 2014. >> don champion, "eyewitness news", on the "cw philly". >> happened today the fraud trial of don tollefson is to happen in a bucks county courtroom. yesterday the former philadelphia sport caster rejected a deal, it included two to 20 year sentence with treatment program that would have reduced his jail time. tollefson is accused of stealing $340,000 intended for sports trips benefitting charities. tollefson does not regret his decision to withdraw his guilty plea, last month. there is now bad guys in this case. this is real a story of how you reach for the stars and fell to the earth. i just look forward to the opportunity as mr. goldman says to tell my side of the store. >> i tell of son a recovering drug and alcohol addict spent most of last year under houssay necessary treatment programs in north philadelphia. congress goes back to work today with republicans in charge. the first day includes swearing in of new members and installation every leaders and committee chairs. house speaker john boehner
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will try to hole onto his job conservative congressman louie gomer and ted yoho,. your time now 7:10. residents go running after landslide crushes homes. >> still to come this morning evacuations are ordered after mud, rocks and trees come crashing down. we'll tell you why the danger is far from over. >> live look from the mobile weather lab. snow starts to stick to the roads in a lot of places around the region. justin dray brick is coming back we'll have traffic and weather together with the latest on the conditions outside. take it slow family. we'll be back. >> ♪ ♪ judge in iowa, move hair happen half a foot fell. the bitter cold temperatures plunge to 11 below zero in minneapolis, yesterday. >> let's get our traffic and weather together. with our snow that's come through the region, ms. alberta clipper i like call it, came wizzing on
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through, morning kate. >> i like that, hello miss albert a what do you have in store for us? little headache this morning? here we take you out to "skycam 3". look for you right now out in atlantic city, very obvious that we've got some snow that's currently covering the sand, you can see it on top of the roofs at this point. and it is just a grayish-blue start to the day. so visibilities, may be hampered as a result of this. you want to make sure that you're just giving yourself that extra space between vehicles slowing it on down out there but it is a relatively light fluffy snow. so it is blowing around pretty easily. let's take you to another neighborhood network camera, school buses roll through on cue. no delays up here at broad heads ville specking certainly some snow, but not into the winter weather advisory criteria, although it is very cold out there. check it out. 15 degrees normally we see mountains in the distance, can't make them out because of the poor visibility. system at hand, not major storm, absolutely not but it is a system that's going to mess with us here certainly. it is classic clipper. a, it is quite b it doesn't have ton of moisture, c, this is big one what they're phone for, it will reinforce the cold in it wake, which you will see. so already doing that for us, in fact, tell temperatures feeling more like the teens in most spots you know what? it could be a lost worse. let me show you why. brutal. you know it is bad when you run out of colors to show on the core tour map. feeling more like 28 degrees below zero, up through the hudson bay area, more like it is almost 40 below zero, and those are your feels-like values. but the vicious wind chills coming for us as well, as we look ahead to if the your
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weather here generally the brunt of this system is here right now. it will last the next couple of hours, but you know what? bark bark is a lot worse than the bite. not looking at a lot of accumulation out of this, even by the early evening evening rush looks a lot better than the a.m. rush. by tomorrow we have to deal with additional northwest wind cranking, to help create couple every wind driven snow showers, but shouldn't accumulate anything. here's one more quick check for you though on how much we're talking here, general one, 2 inches is the expectation, model run so, its guidance, not gospel, but real good guide what we can spec here as the day progresses again the brunt of it is starting right now underway, as we speak. and, i know we find some flakes flying out here as we send things out to meteorologist, justin drake brick, liver in the mobile weather lab. good morning justin. >> reporter: hey, good morning, katie. that's right actually at longwood gardens right now weaver light snow going on currently, temperature right now at 17 degrees, and we want to take you outside right now see what's happening here at longwood gardens. snow covered parking lot right now as we speak some of the roads around here, same deal. that's been a problem that coating to half inch on some of the roads. so we talk about that tuesday travel. and show our weather graphic. here we go the morning we give it a red light. as we see that steady light snow, the afternoon, gets little bit better as the snow begins to taper off. and then even by the evening not full green light because still could be some slick spots, even though the snow has ended. so again those temperatures stay below freezing, currently
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at 17 degrees, and again i want to bring you back here live from the cbs-3 mobile weather lab, we have the light snow continuing to fall, traffic is picking up, with rush hour, buck you can see snow covered roads that's the latest here, in longwood garden, we send it back to you guys in the studio. >> buddy, thank so much. slow your roll coming to up those stop signs. >> no kidding? >> you can definitely slide on that. >> inch died. morning. >> no one's prepared, but fortunately not ton of snow, un for the lip exact wrong time. rush hour beginning to kick underway. exactly what i am talking b few cameras picking up some snow here. right now just going to start things offer out on the blue route. where you can see some snow covered roads there and everything still kind of moving along okay, and but you can see some brake lights right over here in the southbound lanes right around route one northbound, moving along just fine there, as well. but we can't urge you enough to use some caution take some time. little extra time in your morning, because we will hit roads little slippery. same thing out in new jersey, you can see some snow starting to accumulate on the roads there, 42 at creek road. so the northbound lanes starting to be a little bit slow. gathering in a little bit of volume headed toward 295 or possibly in to philadelphia, the surround area bridge. you can see the southbound lanes, with salt truck actually pull over to the side here waiting to spread some salt around, fortunately, and that's a good thing because we want to be safe when traveling, as well. over on the schuylkill, blue route to the vine, 20 minute trip, just little bit slow. 422 eastbound from oaks into 202, really heavy trip there
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that's going to take you about 18 minutes. erika, back over to you. >> thank you the west coast is also dealing with some wild weather, just of a different nature. hundreds of people in washington state in this neighborhood they're being told to evacuate, to leave these homes after a landslide damaged several houses. >> just terrible, that was the moment the grounds gave way above all of those homes. the houses outside seattle crumble under the weight of all of that dirt. >> forecasters say the threat of landslides going to last a few more days. >> fully loaded exploded after crashing into utility truck at intersection in st. petersberg overnight. you can see those intense flames lighting up the night sky. the driver of the tanker by the way was flown to area hospital with serious burns. >> and investigators in san francisco, are looking into a suspicious fire at the famous mrs. doubt fire house. see the burn marks on the house used in the late robin williams comedy. the man who owns the house told police, he's having problems with a former client but he's not sure who set the fire. >> two more women have joined a defemation lawsuit against bill cosby. in a amended federal complaint, theresa and linda say that cosby publicly branded them as liars through statements by his representatives. the women have separately accused cosby of acting inapropriately with them in the 19 70s. they're joining the defemation suit filed last month by
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another cosby accuser, tamara green. >> your time now 7:20. a groundbreaking space mission was just seconds away from getting underway this morning. >> and they had to scrub those space x rocket lawn: we'll tell you why it was called off coming up next. >> first what's coming up tonight on the "cw philly". ♪ ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing really good around ♪ ♪ turn around ♪ ♪ every now and then i get a little bit tired ♪ ♪ of living off the taste of the air ♪ ♪ turn around, barry ♪ ♪ finally, i have a manly chocolatey snack ♪ ♪ and fiber so my wife won't give me any more flack ♪ ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ ♪ ♪ light know could impact visibility and driving conditions during the morning commute for some of you out there. kately give you the full forecast coming up in just a bit. >> also, breaking news this morning. firefighters battled flames and the extreme colds fighting this blaze on almost bert street in south philadelphia. four people are in the care of the red cross and no word on what started that fire. >> and a developing story this morning, police have just released surveillance video from the bronx. where two new york police officers were shot last night. the officers are expected to be okay. the new york post reports one
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suspect is in custody and police are searching for the other. >> the case x rocket has been called off for the day. >> rescheduled the launch for 5:09 a.m. friday. now, space x officials are board in the morning's launch because of mechanical problem. real highlight of the mission could be progress, toward a re-usable rocket. space x wants to land the rocket's first stage on floating platform, so they can put it back in action. the company puts the odds of success at 50% at best. we were right on that this morning. >> oh, i know, many timing was perfect, producer, fantastic and then -- we will ' try again friday. >> safe and sorry. they want to get it up. >> of all things you want to make sure you're doing by the become. >> we'll take a short break you're watching "eyewitness news" on the "cw philly". see you in a bit. ring ring! ring ring! progresso! wow soup people, i can't believe i'm eating bacon and rich creamy cheese before my sister's wedding. well it's only 100 calories, so you'll be ready for that dress. uh-huh...that's what i'm afraid of. you don't love the dress? i love my sister. 40 flavors. 100 calories or less. good morning, everyone
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i'm ukee washington, let's get right over to the weather center and check in with katie on the snow falling around the region. >> good morning, that's right. you know the storm is certainly coming in, just weak little clipper system. but coming in with snow for everybody. we're all spec to go see modest accumulation out of it and if you haven't seen it begin yet you're one of the very few. storm scan3 obviously enveloped with snow right now just one example of it outside beach patrol headquarters in margate. no sand visible other than what you have got there, which is just strictly a light dusting of snow. but our general expectation one, 2 inches across the board, by the time it is all said and done, basically all said and done as we approach the evening hours but this is a slipper that's absolutely going to reinforce the chill. so do you have budged up. not just today but all week, jess. >> yes unfortunately coming at the exact wrong time. right when our rush hour is beginning to be at its heaviest here, 95 around washington avenue, you can see, some snowfall here, starting to accumulate over into the shoulder, the northbound lanes moving along just fine still. we still want to urge to you use some extra caution give yourself a little bit more time. outside in chester county, as well, by the 30 bypass right around 322 see a lot of heavy snowfall right here, starting to accumulate in the shoulder, everybody has slow going headed eastbound the westbound lanes doing fine. ukee? >> jessica, thank you. next update at clock 55, up next on cbs this morning how a hacking group says it could fake your fingerprints. we're on the "cw philly" on these channels. gogood morning. we thought our cable internet was fast. but, our uploads are half the speed of our downloads so our internet is really half-fast. so half-fast.
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terminal. they also gave the bus wait here several salting. now, penndot as i mentioned earlier, got early early rather start as well. focusing on the 76, 676 and the 95 this morning. they also have some 200 trucks out, salt brining and plowing roads, as well. they'll also be watching the roads, and traffic cameras this morning looking for any trouble spots out there that might be caused by any slick roads this morning. >> if urena good driver, everything will be okay. take your time. don't rush. take your time, everything should be good. >> good that they're taking time to make sure that it is safe. because, who wants to fall in this cold? i don't like to fall when it is hot. >> this morning, no matter if you are driving or walking the salt out here, is a welcome site. >> began salting began at the term qual early and on the roads, as well. penndot is advising drivers out here to stay slow, on the roads, take it very easy, and keep at least two cars between you and the car in front of you. we are live, in upper darby there is morning, justin finch, "eyewitness news" on the "cw philly". >> thankfully this won't be major system for us, but you know it, comes with a big headache, i think involved just because the timing so much is what it is all about right? and we have less than ideal time willing since the morning rush now currently underway. but, you know it, looks as though this is just going to be in and out and get out of here and then just leaves behind the chill.
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classic clipper system. that's what they tends to do. this one will follow suit. winter weather advisories are posted however for good chunk of our area, notice, though, across north and central portions every new jersey into the poconos you don't have those advisories simply because you don't meet the criteria folks to seat advisory posted doesn't mean that you're not going to see snow. we all get in on it, this time around, and it is all snow. no mixing, just light fluffy snow not ideal for snowball making but certainly the kind that can blow up on your windshield and end up leaving with you less than ideal visible, powdery one, two i can, ski resorts are probably totally loving. >> this scattered snow showers as we hit the second half of the day. then leading into the p.m. commute, brunt of this is basically long gone at that point. soap, it is just going to be the wind kicking in, the snow that could still be blowing around, that might lead to more problems than anything for the evening drive. feeling like the 20's right now, here at philadelphia international. colder through the outlying suburbs, as the day goes on as we said the brunt of this clipper column you through through early midday, then all starts to taper off later in the afternoon. the other thing too guys, you can't go by the thermometer readingment make sure that you're doing the math in your head, knocking at least 10 degrees off for feels like values for the next few days really. because the chill is out there. with the wind, it feels that much colder. jess? >> not ten -- knock 10 degrees off, add ten minute to the morning, you're be doing just fine with your math so far today. checking out 202 where we do have disable vehicle over into the right hand shoulder, this is northbound lanes approaching route 29.
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95, around cottman see snow accumulating in the shoulder there as well, complete slow going, just string every brake lights headed southbound, towards the center city area. but we do have school bus accident out in new britain so upper state road, near county line road, with police activity on the scene there. and septa dealing with some delays, up to 20 minutes both directions on the trend ron regional rail line due to signal problems, and on the lansdale doylestown delay there up to 15 minutes inbound due to equipment problems. otherwise, the rest of the majors are really starting to be real heavy. the schuylkill expressway eastbound into the vine, 22 minutes, heavy trip oaks into 202. that will take but 19 minutes. erika, back to you. >> philadelphia police have charged the alleged triggerman in the murder of limo driver. investigators say that alone so dillguard and two others from yeadon plot today rob a driver. they randomly chose this man of the la premiere car company. he was shot yesterday during a confrontation at his car in cobbs creek. police released second person they questioned without charging him police have a reportedly identified a third man and now looking for him. the victim's fiancee saw it happen, but was not hurt. it took place the 6100 block every bayton street the dawn a after christmas, two of those men were armed. investigators say they got away with $2,300.02 sell phones cigarettes, anyone with information is asked to
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call northwest detectives. >> more surveillance video here, authorities hope you can id the two people right there. philly police say that they attack two men walking on 12th street last month in washington square. one victim knock unconscious and treated forehead trauma a you're asked to call police if you think you can help catch these attackers. >> time 7:36. let's get a check on business. >> money watch's jill wagner joins us from the new york torque stock exchange, jill, bad news, market started off week with the worse day in months. what do you think is behind this sell-off? >> good morning, ukee, erika dow plunged 331 points on monday. that's the worse day since october. energy stocks really led this sell-off. the price every crude oil fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since 2009. so not only is there an over supply of oil, there is also less global demand, and invest remembers worried that that means the economy in places like europe is even worse than originally thought. so definitely, all eyes will be on overseas economy. ukee erika? >> for sure. jill let's switch gears little bit now. talk about something to make us smile. we hear the girl scouts are jumping on a new diet trends. tell us all about it. >> reporter: yes, girl scouts have announced three new cookie flavors, two of them are gluten free. so, there is toffee tastic, butter coffee with toffee bits, and trio's has peanut butter chocolate chips whole grain oats. other new flavor called rara raisin. that's oatmeal raisin, with greek yogurt flavored chunks, not gruten free but sounds delicious, i should know, that these flavors will not all be
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available everywhere. >> don't panic if you can't find them. but feel free to contact your local girl scout. >> all every those and my dosiedoe a and big old glass of milk, game on. >> i'm all about the thin mints. >> jill, you new i like you. >> talk to you later. >> for more money tips and information from money watch. com just go to our website all right, some more confusion over the future of the de funk revel casino in atlantic city. a judge decided yesterday that florida developer glenn straub can buy the building for $95 million. but, now straub wants the judge to stop that sale because he says he should only have to pay $87 million for the property. revel shutdown in september after going bankrupt twice in two years. well, the vatican is giving away some of the possessions of pope francis. we'll tell you why officials are traveling off things like the pope's car coming up next. >> also, cashing in on his big visit to philadelphia. just wait until you hear the price tag for rental properties. when the pope comes to town. >> also, governor christie is talking about his support of the dallas cowboys. is he their lucky charm? and here about the hug that got him blasted on twitter. >> ♪ ♪ >> oh, got to find that blank space on the road whether you're out today. follow those tire tracks right? this is our mobile weather lab this morning out and about with the great justin drabick on the road. you can see snow already
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philadelphia toward the end of september for the world meeting of families, an estimated 2 million people will be drawn to the parkway in the basilica that week, and with some available hotel rooms in the city going for nearly $900 a night that makes any bed within walking distance a hot commodity. >> we are .75 miles from where the pope is conducting mass. >> shows they're not alone. >> skylight here, bring sunlight down to the fuel. >> listing his 3-story fishtown home for around $12,000 that week. >> also, gets very crowded when big venues come to town, and i normally like to get out of town. >> his girlfriend, too trying to rent her washington square home for around 12 grand. lena came to that number after looking at hotel prices. >> 400, 500 a night for seven nights, three bedroom, came out around $10,000. and with sparking space and we have the kitchen: >> so whether it is 28 grand or 12 grand for the week, those homeowners just recently posted those property on line, so, at this point they don't know if they can get that much. but, if they get anything close, they'll still be happy. reporting from the basilica, todd quinones, for "eyewitness news" on the "cw philly". >> time now for a look at the traffic and weather together. let's see what the weather watch remembers looking at. katy? >> we've been getting a ton of report with the eyewitness weather watcher network. i had a feeling we o everybody saying okay, starting to see the snowflakes fly. everybody is starting to see that. but fresh observations for you, actually i start things offer down the shore also some snow coming down, james sending in his snowfall icon, 22 degrees in ocean city.
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light fine snow, starting to pave the surfaces as we've been finding. little further inland here to 19 degrees, temperatures sent in from sean, i always butcher his name, let knee know, buddy if i have your last name right. i always feel so bad about that. 19 degrees, dealing with some snow as women, he is in norwood, pa. he did as well have a comment winter has arrived and it is colonning it snows. what else do you need, right? one more, we take you to up 22 degrees there is one meant from jerry, he too has some snow. very, very modest breeze, though only at 1 mile per hour in blue bell where he is. he did have real nice picture. very picturesque view for us. snowing in blue bell right now. street slightly covered not moving as he took that picture, so going next, actually another view outside. this now from our live neighborhood network outside cape may courthouse did you have some snow currently flying out there see that in the camera. if you look closely enough, off in the distance, nothing but just low-lying cloud cover. so starting to stick down the shore as we saw and you can see, right on the tail end of the loop see that little burst of some darker shaded purple. that of course is a little burst of some steadier snow, but, this is a system, that's quick to move. it will zip on out of here, like clippers tend to do. and lever behind certainly a lot of cold. but not a loft snow. we take a look at the future snow amounts very quickly real good guide for us guys, we head into this afternoon into the early evening the most we have to worry b generally one, 2 inches, that's our expectation across
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the board. no real gradient setting up this time. everybody gets in on that one to two-inch swat. but look at what this leaves behind. we look ahead to thursday, in philadelphia, our projected hi just 22 degrees. and that's the coldest it has been, since january 29th of last year. that said it, will probably feel more like single digits, so, the chill is son the way. the snow is already here. so with that said, we continue our team three coverage, sends things out to meteorologist justin drabick once again with the cbs-3 mobile weather lab. good morning justin. >> good morning, katie. we've been seeing the snow all morning, again light snow as you mentioned typical for these clipper system, but cold. current temperature 18 degrees. so fluffy powdery snow that can easily accumulate. and accumulate fast. this is 322 east, and we are going pretty slow. but his is just typical rush hour. you know, this deal, if you traveled this every morning but you can see snow covered roads, good coating maybe up to havening some of the spots where cars haven't been on it, but see the tire tracks, still slick. snow blowing around. >> salt crews have been out. good news, still got to allow the extra time this morning. so we talk about the morning commute. going to the weather graphic light snow, some spots could see up to 2 inches, reduced visibility obviously slow down, watch out for the slick travel through the morning into the afternoon. again, back here liver, 322 east, light snow continues to fall with snow covered roads. that's it here in the mobile weather lab, we send it back over to jessica with a check on the traffic. >> good morning, take it easy
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is exactly right. so dealing with rush hour right now some added volume, and also dealing with light covering of snow here, as you can definitely see. and our cameras here on the schuylkill city avenue, in the westbound lanes here, just a string of break lights, and slow going as they head up toward the king of prussia area. you can see, snow really starting to accumulate. and stick really in the shoulder area. now, over on the ben franklin bridge, you can see a loft reduced visible here, and all lanes fortunately are open, as they head into the city, these are the westbound lanes right here. but you can see really slow going, from that toll plaza headed on over the bridge, and into the city. now we do have some delays, the philadelphia international airport, currently they're allowing flights to come to the airport but not allowing anybody to depart until about 8:30 due to weather-related issues, now for most of the travel times here, everything really starting to slow up n dicks, to that volume, we just want you to give yourself extra time anyway. we want you to go slow. that's okay. ninety-five southbound woodhaven into the vine street expressway about 43 minute trip. real heavy on 422 eastbound from oaks into 202 that's going to take but 17 minutes there. ukee, back over to you. >> in sport the flyers host the ottawa senators. captain claude giroux will not be in action, he was cut you may remember by a skate in friday's game. he's listed as day-to-day. >> sixers and cleveland cavaliers at the well last night. castles without labron james and irving, but the big fellow kevin love did what towed do. he had 28 points. sixers ignored double digit deficit to come back. tony, love the way this man
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goes to the bucket. he gives the sixers a lead with nine seconds left the the big fellow, just loving it, sixers knocks their first win at home with the season. they beat cleveland 95-92. now sixers first rounds pick had little fun with labron james after the sixers win. he tweeted i told him to sign with us back in the summer and he didn't. smh. shaking my head. new jersey governor chris christie taking the heat for his public celebration of the cowboys playoff win this past weekend. and he's defending his behavior. governor christie watched sunday's game with cowboys owner jerry jones there in the big-time box. and was mock for his weak high five attempt and his awkward hugs as the game ended. jones sent private jet to bring the governor and his family to the game and the governor's offers says no tax mayor money was used. governor christie defends the himself in a interview with cbs radio wfan in new york. >> when the cowboys are losing, the last game of the year the last three seasons not to make the playoffs, there is nobody getting out on social media giving me a hard time about ac cowboys fan. we all know what this is about. >> says the red sweat sera good luck charm he's won it to five games, and the cowboys won all of them. if he goes in the greene bay i think it is pretty cold, and he might have a coat on top that far red sweater. then again, there is heat in the box. we'll see. >> coming up next, day one of the consumer electronics show. >> how connected cars are changing the way we experience the open road. i'm begat shaban in las vegas
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coming up we'll put you in the drivers seat at this year's consumer electronics show. >> do you think you're america's next top mod snell if you think you have what it takes, go to the casting call at drexel university college every media arts and design starting at noon today. you have from noon to 3:00. we have everything you need to know on well the future of technology meets the present as the annual consumer electronics show gets underway in last vegas? begat shaban takes us behind the scenes with the look at the next big thing connected cars. >> the steering wheel is moving. but no one is in the drivers seat. >> that's right. >> amazing. >> bmw took us for a ride in its latest prototype. an electric car that can hunt for a parking spot all on its own. with just a simple command of a smart watch. >> bmw, park yourself. >> engineer george gave us preview of what bmw plans to unveil. at the annual consumer look tron i can show here in last vegas? so using censors to make sure it is not hitting anything. >> right right. we have four scanners, one to each side of the car. so that we precisely know where all of the objects are of the environment. >> once you are ready to leave
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the parking garage, you simply give another command to your smart watch. bmw pick me up. and the car heads right for you. vehicles boasting internet connections, and compatibility, with phones and music players, are the new norm. at least 36 million vehicles across the world are now connected to the internet. that number is expected to more than quadruple to 152 million by 2020. gary, with ford, says connected cars now make up at least 90% of his company's fleet. >> let the customers do what they want to do and get back to driving. >> if you are holding out for a car to do that driving for you, bmw isn't sure when its latest technology will make its way to the open road. begat shaban, "eyewitness news" on the "cw philly". >> i'm all for t i know you're hesitant. >> connected cars, connect today an iv in the hospital, please. >> do you check out technology more or people more? >> technology, not into it. a lot of testing. a lot of testing. >> i can see you driving with like your hands hovering over the driver wheel like maybe? >> wait, wrong way please. i don't know, but we move on. it will happen. it will happen. we'll be right back. good morning. >> good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. and it is starting to get messy out there. philadelphia international
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airport just announce add grounds stop until 8:30 this morning, so if you're flying out or expecting someone, take note. we want the latest on this snow, at least we're not specking too much, right katy? >> absolutely true,. >> helping to reduce visibility across the board light, fine snow, snot expected to really accumulate much of anything other than coating to inch or two. but powdery coating that is definitely going to potentially reduce your visibility, any time the wind blows. scattered snow showers through the early and mid afternoon p.m. commute all tapering off. and it could still be little slick out there jess. >> definitely slick and i have the camera right here to prove t thank you good morning coming up on 8:00. outside on 202 right around chesterbrook, an accident, we would only assume would be weather-related. here in the southbound lanes everybody is kind of squeezing to the right-hand side. definitely slow, activity on the scene there trying get that cleaned up and out of the way. ninety-five at cottman not too long too much better. camera just went out. snow covered and slow southbound into the sit. >> i next update at 8:25, next on cbs this morning conversation with the young zero youngest woman ever elect today congress. your local news weather and traffic continues with us on the "cw discover the power of just one shower. new dove body wash with a breakthrough formula. just one shower gives you softer smoother skin. my skin is really silky smooth. new dove body wash. softer, smoother skin after just one shower. for very dry skin, you need healing. new vaseline intensive care with micro-droplets
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salt out for her walk. >> it is good that they're taking time to make sure that it is safe. because, who wants to fall in this cold? i don't like to fall when it is hot. >> this morning if you're driving, there is a good chance penndot is keeping a close eye on your commute. traffic
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