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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. now at 11:00, the rain makes a come back. live doppler 7hd is tracking the first storm to soak the bay area in more than two weeks. tonight the wet weather is not over yet. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. check out the sky way approaching the bay bridge. it made driving difficult for drivers out of the city. >> the storm that is hit us is bringing heavy winds and the gusts reached 76 miles an hour. >> and here is a live picture from sfo. it is causing delays for arriving flights. at least 70 flights were canceled. as always passengers should
check with their airline. >> we will start with sandhya patel and live doppler 7hd. >> it is a two on the impact scale. what is left of the storm system light to moderate rain. i will take you in where we are seeing the rain from morgan hill and san mar teen and santa teresa boulevard as we head toward livermore. it is showing you lighter rain around 580. stone ridge drive and up to the north we go. we are seeing a stronger cell that has been developing. but the cell is slowly weakening. do expect a brief downpour. we had isolated thunderstorms tonight and that has resulted in some heavier rainfall totals. some areas didn't get much. .13 since san jose and over an inch in ben loeman. oakland a quarter of an inch. livermore .67 of an inch. winds have tapered at the
lower elevations. still going at the higher elevations which is why a wind advisory is in affect until 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. we wring -- we bring you back to the storm impact scale. we are rating the storms and there is another one coming. i'll let you know when it will be here coming up. >> now to new video and the rain is causing big problems in the north bay. check out this truck that flipped on its side on highway 101. >> melanie woodrow has details on the crash and the other problems facing drivers tonight. melanie? >> around 7:15 the chp says the driver of the white truck flipped his vehicle. it happened on 101 north near the atherton exit in novato. you can see the smashed windshield. chp says the driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. close to 10 people called the accident in and many reporting a dog running through traffic
that mi have been hit. they ventured out to san rafael. >> they really wanted to see a movie. >> other driverses didn't appreciate her cautious driving. >> they don't slow down. >> reporter: the movie over and the rain is still coming down here and ivy and her friend headed home. >> i like it. we need it. >> reporter: she says at least it is not snow. in san rafael, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> tonight 3600 pg&e customers are in the dark during the storm. >> let's look at the latest numbers we got 20 minutes ago. 200 customers in the north bay are in the dark and more than 2300 in the south bay. 230 on the peninsula and 80 customers in san francisco. >> abc7 news reporter alyssa harrington has more from walnut creek. >> a pg&e spokesman says their biggest problem is the wind. it can knock tree branches into power lines orcas the lines to get twisted. it is going to be a busy night.
>> we had to light a few flashlights. >> reporter: they took us into their concord home. high winds knocked out power leaving it in the dark. >> it would be nice to charge a cell phone so we can use it for work in the morning. >> reporter: pg&e crews have been working all night to restore power to thousands of homes throughout the bay area. the rain fell hard during rush hour when they were inching through -- traffic on the freeway. >> it was raining so hard it wasn't doing any good. >> the powerful winds and heavy rain is a drastic change from tuesday's sunny skies. the people i talked to are okay with that. >> we definitely need it especially this time of the year. >> there were a couple of accidents we saw, but it is hair to get upset when we are in such a dry spell.
>> we are getting gusty winds. you can see it moving around the american flag, but for now the wind has stopped. alyssa harrington, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. the abc7 morning news has more on the bet weather and its -- on the weather. tomorrow it is starting at 4:30 a.m. we will get you informed and get you going in the morning. the state decided to push back commercial crab season. it is working toward a statewide or partial opening if it shows the crab are safe. it was put on hold when a dangerous toxin was detected. they declared some fishing areas safe to open for recreational crab fishermen. privacy advocates are taking a stand as the company fights a federal order on
customer data. they were at the san francisco apple store. they protested the order to force apple to unlock an encrypted iphone. he is one of the two san bernadino shooters. senator diane feinstein said the county owns the phone. >> believe very strongly that this is -- that apple should voluntarily agree to it. >> apple's ceo defends the company saying thisy are asking apple to hack their own users that protect our customers. a hospital in los angeles says it paid a ransom to hackers who infiltrated the computer network. they paid the ransom a 40-bitcoin just under $17,000 and saying it was in the best interest of the hospital and the most efficient way to solve the problem. the fbi is investigating.
the woman known as the serial stowaway has done it again. she was arrested for a parole violation. the 64-year-old has been caught several times trying to sneak on to planes. she made it one team including mineta and san jose and san francisco airport. president obama is expected to visit cuba. they restored diplomatic relations. a month later the flag was raised for the first time in 50 years. the last to visit was calvin cooledge. hundreds were at the airport tonight to say goodbye to the pope. he ended his five-day visit in juarez, a city along the u.s. border. those who weren't able to cross the border gathered at a stadium in el paso, texas to watch the mass.
stay with us as abc news the a 11:00 continues. >> not wp, but two sexual assaults. the warning going out to. >> -- out to two students. >> and video of a girl kneeing a boy in the face goes viral. >> and a problem with parmasean. are you spripg lig more than cheese on the pasta dish. >> here is what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" after the news at 11:00. >> thank you, dan and ama. here is a glimpse of what we accomplished because we put our head together. >> you have a pretty decent love line. >> really? his love line is forking right
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campbell and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. we are following two sexual assaults near the campus just day apart. the first assault happened just after 11:30 on thursday night on haste and telegraph avenue not far from people's park. and then last night another assault. this was just blocks away near dwight way. alan wang is in berkeley tonight. >> i saw a cop car right out in front of my place. >> she came across the crime scene on tuesday night in front of her apartment. >> because of the low lighting at night, i am not that surprised. >> this is the second sexual assault in this berkeley neighborhood in one week. last thursday a female uc berkeley student was attacked not far away. >> right now special victims detectives are following up and trying to investigate to determine if they are connected. >> both victims describe their attacker as a 5-9 inch man in
his 20s with dark hair and both sexual assaults happened close to people's park. this homeless man says he is surprised. >> you see people pull into that lot often. their press accepts -- presence is heavy. it seems surprising. >> news of the attacks is sending a chill through this off campus neighborhood. >> i definitely look around once in awhile behind me and i don't use headphones and try to put my phone away. >> uc berkeley cops are sharing their sexual assault cases with the city police to see if any similarities lead to a single suspect. in berkeley, alan wang, abc7 news. a 17-year-old girl shown kneeing a student twice in the face will be charged with one count of battery on school grounds. we first showed you this video last night here on abc7 news the a 11:00. the school district says the fight began because of an on-line post. the girl will be referred to
the sonoma county youth family services program. if she refuses to participate she will go before a juvenile court. >> the abc7 news eye team has uncovered a new controversy to hit the santa clara office. the death of an innocent man may be tied to poor decisions by the front desk deputies at the main jail in san jose. >> it is where the public meets the jail. you have to have somebody there that can handle that kind of pressure but in a compassionate way. >> they interviewed the man's family. a special report from dan noyes tomorrow on abc7 news at 11:00. if you use pre grated parmasean cheese you may use more than you think. they say it actually adds cellulos, a common food additive. the additive prevents the
cheese from clumping. cellulose is indigestible and present in all plant food. two of the ticket holders of the powerball jackpot have come forward. the question remains who bought the ticket in southern california? we know it was purchased a the a 7-eleven in chino hills. hundreds of people who didn't win showed up to celebrate their town's new found fame and fortune. stay tuned. more to come. >> we have snow in the sierra. >> and rain in the bay area. let's go to sandhya patel who is tracking it for us. >> both are welcome here. here is a look at live doppler 7hd and i turn your attention to what is showing up off the coastline. we have a couple of lightning strikes and thunderstormses west of the san mateo coast. this moisture is moving northeast. so watch out san mateo coast and san francisco area and you may see some downpours with a
clap or two of thunder. we are seeing light to pod rat rain in the east bay. street level radar there and in the north bay we have been seeing some rain from south santa rosa to highway 101 row knock park area. as i show you what the storm reports have been like, nonthunderstorm wind damage from the campbell to the santa cruz area and that's not out of the question even though the winds have subsided. it is still a little on the gusty side. chain controls on all roads leading up to tahoe. we have a winter storm warning until 4:00 p.m. tomorrow afternoon. 12 to 24 inches above 6,000 feet and expecting a few inches down to 3500 feet. they are expecting a couple feet of snow.
the temperatures are in the 40s and 50s and it is going to feel better tonight. if it is uncomfortable and you don't have air conditioning it has been warm. a live look across the bay. another system on friday and it is going to be dry for the weekend. look at the time line. this is a present time line. you go to your morning commute and notice a few showers at 4:00 a.m. popping up about anywhere. the morning commute time at 5:00 a.m. you can see the scattered light showers. mike nicco will be here tracking these showers with live doppler 7hd. a little more numerous and this continues at 9:00 a.m. it is light for the most part. noontime scattered light showers. 3:00 p.m. most have shifted and stayed in the north bay as we head toward the evening commute and then it is winding down. additional rainfall between now and heading into tomorrow evening we are expecting about a third to maybe a half an
inch, but they may pick up more than that. it is a 1, a light system. a 10th to a quarter inch. when you look at time line at 5:00 a.m. light showers ahead of the main system. a few light rain drops and then as we head toward 10:00 a.m. light to moderate rain. and it starts to shift. notice the moderate rain band is a narrow band at noontime. it doesn't hold together very well. the temperatures first thing tomorrow morning will start out cooler and then great slooping weather tonight. mid40s to the low 50s. watch out for the slick spots during the morning commute and into the afternoon as well. scattered showers will continue. temperatures in the mid50s to the low 60s across the bay area. a look at the accu-weather seven-day forecast. what's left of the system in a 1 on the storm impact scale.
it is also a one on the storm impact scale. your weekend is dry and a little milder for the second half and then we will warm it up and a slight chance of a shower on tuesday night going into wednesday but it is not looking promising right now. ama and dan, i'll let you know if that changes. >> thank you, sandhya. still ahead at 11:00, a ski lift plunge. >> the quick thinking that saved a 7-year-old boy who slips on his way up to the slopes. >> our next storm is expected to bring rain in the next few hours or so. >> the abc7 news team covers your neighborhood. >> you can see the side affect of the tides here along shoreline highway. >> your story. >> every time waves are hitting it, it is making it fall to the ground. >> choose the news that matters where you live. >> choose the team that works for you. >> reporting live in
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well that ends well. he was saved by some quick thinking bystanders. it it happened at whistler ski resort and it was all caught on video. you can see the boy dangling from the chair lift after he tried to pick up a ski pole he dropped while loading. the other people struggled to hold on as they were losing their grip. a quick-thinking lift uh -- attendant grabbed a fireman's net. they set it up and caught the boy as he fell. he is just fine. in fact, he was smiling as they took him away after that. >> fortunately it all ended well. >> that would be my last ski trip. >> you're done. >> that's when we say we have had enough. >> work started tonight.
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>> we got up and down the floor. everybody looked like they are in good shape and refreshed and excited to be back and ready to close out these last 30 games. >> one of the great rivalries in college games duke and north carolina. marcus page will miss bryce johnson and there for the put back. later in the half justin jackson -- johnson can't keep him off the boards. he is a monster. duke because of injuries played only five players in the second half. that gives them a one-point lead. they didn't call timeout. they lost. duke a winner despite playing with seven guys in uniform. 74-73 the final. texas tech is hosting third ranked oklahoma. seven seconds left. that's off the mark. misses the put back. time is winding down.
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