Unfortunately, this warm-up will be short-lived as yet another cold front sweeps in tomorrow afternoon, plunging us back into a chilly pattern to finish out the week.
Rich covers a New York Times story on Iran and ISIS, a controversy at the University of Texas and a cop who is in trouble for a Facebook post. He talks to a student writer from USA Today, Dr. Mazz, and author Kirk Honeycutt.
Rich pondered the punishment for a student who make vulgar attacks against former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter on Twitter, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy and a Vermont town’s proposal to lower the voting age. He also spoke with La Salle Professor Michael Boyle, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bile, and author Lenore Skenazy.
It’s another tricky storm in what has been a tricky winter so far, but this one seems to have pretty decent consensus across the board — with a few wild cards!
This is a long-duration system which has begun already, in the form of an icy mix snarling the evening commute on Tuesday before a changeover to rain Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Rich analyzed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty, a court ruling requiring gamblers to return their winnings, and the premiere of 50 Shades of Grey. He also talked with the President of ASCAP, Paul Williams, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bilo, and film critic, Stephen Whitty.
As temperatures stay below freezing overnight, continue to be on the lookout for patches of ice on untreated surfaces into Tuesday morning.
Rich discussed a mother’s plot to teach her son a lesson by staging his kidnapping, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s disastrous trip to London and body builders using breast milk to bulk up.
The folks at Weatherist.com scoured the country and compiled a list of America’s favorite weathercasters and our own Kate Bilo is one of the 18 finalists.
Rich explained his opposition to President Obama being interviewed on YouTube, the latest in the takeover of Atlantic City, and McDonald’s continued financial struggles. He also talked with foreign policy analyst Paul Bonicelli about the death of the King of Saudi Arabia.
If you were hoping to build a snowman on Saturday… unfortunately you’re going to have to keep waiting.
But looking at the European ensemble models, there is still discrepancy. More than half of them have a major East Coast storm, but others have a complete miss or a further west track which shifts the heavy snow back west of I-95.
Our first chance, which is currently the most set in stone, comes tomorrow evening. A clipper will move through the area, bringing generally light snow on the order of 1-2″.
After yesterday’s storm, today’s sunshine has been a welcome sight! Temperatures are above normal on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the only negative we have to talk about is the wind, which is still gusting to 25-30 mph.
An extensive freezing rain threat has developed across the entire region this Sunday morning, as rain pushes in from the south and encounters arctic cold that failed to be displaced ahead of the system. As the rain falls, it freezes on contact and roads have been treacherous all morning across the region.