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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Final preparations are underway for Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Chopper 3 was over Southwest Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.

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Floats were lined up in the neighborhood before making their trek to JFK Boulevard.

Then, Chopper 3 ventured over to the staging area in front of the Art Museum where many of the performances will be held.

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At 99-years-old, it’s the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in America.

It kicks off Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at 20th Street and JFK Boulevard.

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If you plan to be there, dress warmly! It’s going to be bitterly cold.

The Delaware Valley is expected to experience its coldest Thanksgiving in over 100 years.