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abc7 news at 5, live doppler 7 shows rain moving in. find out how long we'll need that umbrella. well, it's coming down pretty fast, so it's not going to soak in. >> first fire, now flooding fears for people living in the santa cruz mountains. also. the gardening tool people say a man was using as a weapon before they shot him. >> announcer: live where you live, this is abc7 news. driving winds, pounding rain. our stormy weather takes a threatening turn with parts of the bay area under weather warnings from the coast to the mountains. hello. i'm eric thomas. thanks for joining us. we begin with our latest storm, its pact, and another round of rain to come. all the rain in san francisco is causing? road flooding. this is southbound 101 where water is pooling. for the past three days, the
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city has received more than an inch of rain. that's nearly the total amount we get during the entire month of october. there have been a number of accidents on slick roads across the bay area like this one involving a big rig and an suv. it happened in san ramon on northbound 680 just br the sycamore valley exit. no one was seriously hurt. certainly not beach weather today. in santa cruz, a coastal flood advisory is in effect until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow for areas from sonoma county to monterey county. high tides could cause coastal flooding. strong rip currents and sneaker waves are also possible. we have coverage. here from neighbors getting ready for possible floods and mudslides. but first an update from drew tuma. >> the umbrella getting a workout today. a lot of showers this morning and still some continue this afternoon. live doppler 7 shows you a peppering of showers around san jose. near alan rock, we have some light showers falling.
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just to the east of livermore right now, some light showers as well. into the north bay, some smatteriheavier showers to the north around clover dale. there's a cold front positioned between eureka and ukiah. this is going to sweep through here in the next 6 to 12 hour and brings more wet weather not only tonight but potential lip for your monday. we'll break down your next 24 hours hour by hour in the forecast coming up. storm watch coverage continues now with a vulnerable area being hit hard by the weather. the wildfire scorched santa cruz mountains. cornell bernard is live in the santa cruz mountains. neighbors there are worried. >> reporter: eric, neighbors are really worried today. so much rain in so little time. i got to tell you this storm has been fierce today. so much wind and a lot of rain. we've been battered by it all day long. we are not far from that fire zone, and tonight that's the big
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concern. a fierce storm pounding the santa cruz mountains. wind and rain packing a punch. so much water rushing down, finding any path off the mountain. tore anderson carries a shovel to clear debris and prevent any flooding. >> it's coming down pretty fast, so it's not going to soak in. it's just going to run off. >> reporter: not good for an area scorched by the massive loma fire just weeks ago, which burned more than 4,000 acres near loma prieta peak. increasing the risk of mudslides. >> where the fire was, there's nothing to hold the soil. if the rain continues like this, mudslides are going to be continual over there. >> reporter: lots of rocks are falling onto narrow roads near the summit. many locals are gathering at loma prieta winery to watch the storm rage outside by the comfort of a fireplace. >> i wish it wasn't all the rain all at once. it would have been nice to sort
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of, you know, draw it out over several days instead of just one or two. but we need the rain. >> we're all one big family here in the mountains, so we definitely were concerned about our people who live here on this side. >> reporter: first fire, now wind and rain. with more on the way. in the santa cruz mountains, cornell barnard, abc7 news. the rain and wind gusts caused widespread power outages, most in the east bay where pg&e says 1,526 customers are without power. 275 outages are reported in the south bay. 120 on the peninsula. and pg&e says 65 customers are affected in san francisco. today's rain drenched fans and players at the raiders/chiefs game at the oakland coliseum. our media partners at the bay area news group shared these images of rain water that dripped down from the ceiling of the visiting fans tunnel. we have up to the minute weather
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information for you anytime on the abc7 news app. after you open the app, just tap on the temperature at the top, right corner, and you can get custom forecasts for where you live or work. if you still need to download the abc7 news app, be sure to enable push alerts to get notices about the changing forecast right there on your phone or tablet. other news now. police shot and killed a man in santa cruz who they say attacked officers with a metal rake. early this morning, a resident on chase street called police saying a man was pounding on his door. this is a photo of the scene from the santa cruz sentinel. police say as they tried to arrest the suspect, he grabbed a rake and refused to drop it. officers used their tasers, which were not effective, and an officer then opened fire. the 32-year-old suspect is not being named. the d.a.'s office will investigate the shooting. abc7 news has confirmed the suspect involved in the shooting of a san francisco police officer on friday night has died from his gunshot wounds. sources tell us the unidentified suspect died this afternoon at san francisco general hospital. that's where he was taken after
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being shot while being apprehended. the man was accused of shooting sfpd offer kevin downs in the head. downs remains in the hospital, but he is conscious and able to talk. the department says the bullet that struck downs narrowly missed a main artery. they say the officer is experiencing some partial paralysis on one side of his body. >> this is horrific. you know, it is the worst type of incident that could happen, and it is more difficult to be a front line police than ever before in san francisco. >> downs was shot while responding to a 911 call about a man acting strangely and threatening shoppers at the lake shore shopping center. a gunman shot and badly injured a man near uc berkeley. it happened just after 11:00 last night at dana and haste streets. the victim is a 35-year-old man who is in critical condition. police say the shooting does not appear to be random, and it's unclear in the victim is connected with uc berkeley. lots of chatter from the campaign trail today following donald trump's accusations against the media suggesting the
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system is rigged. abc news reporter mary bruce has details from washington. >> false stories, all made up. lies, lies. >> reporter: donald trump on the offensive, ramping up his attacks against hillary clinton, his accusers, and the media, saying he's the victim of a conspiracy. >> the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect hillary clinton president. >> reporter: with 23 days to go, a new abc news/washington post poll shows clinton with a slight edge over trump among likely voters. clinton's maintaining her lead, but trump supporters are sticking with him. >> i think it's amazing that trump is as close as he is right now considering the one-sidedness of the news media barrage. >> reporter: as trump increasingly claims the election can't be trusted, his supporters are reacting. >> if hillary clinton gets in, i'm ready for a revolution because we can't have her in.
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>> reporter: trump's running mate sunday trying to reassure voters. >> donald trump said in the first debate that we'll respect the will of the american people. >> reporter: clinton's running mate tim kaine doing damage control after e-mails supposedly hacked from clinton's campaign chair were released by wikileaks. saying people who oppose immigration are fundamentally unamerican. >> to say there should be no immigration, yes, that is definitely contrary to the best values of our country that were laid out in the declaration of independence. >> reporter: the clinton campaign continues to question the accuracy of the e-mails. mary bruce, abc news, washington. the third and final presidential debate airs wednesday night here on abc7. it will be light from the university of nevada, las vegas, and you can watch the entire thing wednesday starting at 6:00 here on abc7. oakland raiders owner mark davis makes a new admission about moving the team. up next, davis says he wants to relocate the team, but not just
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it has been more than four years since the death of sierra lamar, and tomorrow jury selection is set to get under way in her murder trial. antonin garcia torres has pleaded not guilty. lamar vanished on her way to school in morgan hill in march of 2012. her body was never found despite thousands of hours of searching by police and volunteers. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against garcia torres, and the trial could last six months. new details about a possible move of the raiders. team owner mark davis tells our
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sister network espn that he intends to keep the franchise in oakland for the next two seasons even if he gets the okay from the nfl to move to las vegas. davis explained to espn that he wants to bring a super bowl championship back to the bay area. abc7 news was at today's raiders game at the coliseum. devoted fans we spoke with expressed anger over the possible move. >> it's like your girlfriend, you know, leaving you twice. you left her once and she becomes back to you because whatever didn't work out and she comes back, and you take her, and you know you shouldn't. you do it anyway, and she leaves you again. i don't know how i feel about that a second time. >> the nevada legislature said last week yes to building a las vegas stadium for the team. the governor will sign that bill tomorrow, and davis will attend the signing. bart riders were able to get a glimpse of the future this weekend. the transit agency hosted open house events to show off their new train cars. these are photos from today's event at the mcarthur bart station in oakland. riders were able to try out the
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seats and check out new features like digital information displays and bike racks. bart expects to have the first of the new cars in service by the end of this year. up next, drew will let us know when these storms will pass. >> a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera. threatenings skies, showers on the way this evening. we'll time out the wet weather coming in the forecast. plus a cop who really knows his beat. one detail that makes this perfor
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alla lot of it's a hoax.bal warminit's a hoax. it'll get cooler. it'll get warmer. it's called weather. we need some global warming! we need leaders who get it. so that we can move away from coal and oil to clean energy. i'm tom steyer. if you want to do something about climate change, you can. please. register and vote. nextgen california action committee is responsible for the content of this advertising. the abc7 storm impact scale. today's storm is level 1. that means light rain. so keep an umbrella handy and drive safely. track today's storm anytime on the abc7 news app.
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download it now. a bicycle ride from the bay area to l.a. benefiting injured veterans set off this morning thanks in large part to the generosity of others. the ride to recovery left palo alto with 100 vets and supporters. the event was tracked when a u-haul truck containing gatorade and water for the ride was stolen. pepsico workers replaced those stolen supplies. the missing truck has not been found. students at a high school pep rally got pumped up thanks to a police officer. check this out. ♪ students at a school in stafford, virginia, stormed the court after lieutenant de'ante digs got in formation to beyonce's hit song. diggs is the first openly gay deputy at the schiffheriff's of and he learned the entire dance the night before the performance. back to our weather. hard to tell, but this is tahoe, gray and soggy.
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time-lapse video from the mountain camera shows us the winter weather advisory that tahoe is other. they could see one to two inches of snow at the higher elevations. >> announcer: now your accuweather forecast withdrew tuma. >> here locally in the bay area, tracking more wet weather moving in. a brief break in some spots but more showers develop later on this evening. live doppler 7 has been busy since friday, continues to track more showers. live doppler 7 into the north bay. a couple of light showers near san rafael. we now have a light shower beginning to make its presence known through san francisco right now. we're dodging a few drops around the mission, castro, even richmond district at this hour. the heaviest of the wet weather now developing to our north. live doppler 7 showing it's scanning the skies and finding around heeldsberg, clover dale these pops of yellow, especially around lake poert. those are the heavier downpours. this shield of moisture on your screen, this is our next cold front that's going to slowly sink to the south tonight and
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bring us more widespread showers at least through midnight. since friday morning, we've seen a series of storms move through the bay area, and we have seen some impressive rainfall totals. a lot of spots well over an inch of rain. in fact, oakland, hayward, concord have seen their entire month's worth of rain in three days. that's how much rain we have just seen. and even in the santa cruz mountains, that is not a mistake. near 10 inches of rain. so it's for that fact in the santa cruz mountains we continue to have a flash flood warning in effect. this is the around the loma fire burn scar. it will expire around 6:00. i would not be surprised if this is extended because they do have the fear still that we could see some debris flows in the region. current temperatures out there right now, under limited sunshine, we're all kind of holding in the 60s. we're going to stay here through the next couple of hours. overnight tonight, most spots in the upper 50s to lower 60s. we continue to track this cold front. it's a light storm on our impact scale. scattered showers. expecting less than a half an inch of rain.
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the winds will be light as this front moves through. 8:00 tonight, the cold front is getting its act together in the north bay. by 11:00 when we're back on air for abc7 news at 11:00, live doppler 7 likely tracking a pepper of light showers. pretty much everyone is fair game for the wet weather tonight. through the early hour on mondays, there will likely be a couple wet spots for the monday morning commute and that threat lingers through the lunch time hour. it's not until the afternoon and the evening the clouds will begin to clear out. the skies will start to dry, and we can remove the rain chances from our forecast. have the umbrella handy. you may need to pop it up for a couple minutes especially in the morning. highs on monday pretty cool thanked to limited sunshine. 65 in san francisco. 68 in oakland. 70 the high in san jose. the seven-day forecast shows we keep that threat of an isolated
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shower in the forecast monday morning. it's a great idea to download the abc7 news app. you can track any showers that pop up tomorrow morning right from your phone. clearing skies on tuesday, and then we kind of do a 180. mother nature bringing back the sunshine. we have rising temps into thursday. friday is just a fantastic fall day. and all indications saturday and sunday, we have sunshine. it is a warm weekend on tap. i'll have an update on that rain on abc7 news at 11:00 tonight. >> thank you very much. >> sure. got football today. >> we got some football. >> it wasn't that good. raiders offense pulled a know show, and the chiefs rained on their parade while colin kaepernick had some good moments, but the niners supporting cast are not holding up their end of the bargain. next in sports. >> we'd like to thank abc7 news viewer ha lena for this view of a bird seeking shelter from today's storm. you can share your pictures with us on social media. just use the #abc 7
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>> announcer: now abc7 sports with mike schuman. >> 49 coaches, players and fans were curious if colin kaepernick still had it. today in buffalo, his first regular season start in about a year. he was adequate, but this roster is not up to nfl standards. kap walking in with a muhammad ali t-shirt. he did get the ball down the field. ball is underthrown but smith cuts back. 53 yard touchdown. 10-7, niners.
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second quarter, bills driving. direct snap to lesean mccoy. 14-10 bills. third quarter, avoids a sack for a safety. tie rod taylor to justin hunter, 24-13 bills. taylor, 179 yards and two tds. fourth quarter. he ran for 140 yards. 312 rushing yards by the bills. pitiful. preparing for post game interviews with a swig of mouth wash. niners torn up. buffalo's fourth straight win. here's kap talking football. >> it felt good to be out there trying to help my team win, having the opportunity meant a lot. we didn't finish our drives. the outlook of the game is different, and it plays out differently.
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so that's something we have to be able to do is get sevens instead of threes. >> kansas city chiefs to win over the afc west winning raiders. sloppily day at the black hole. perhaps the silver and blacks's worst performance of the year. first quarter. raiders up quick. carr goes deep for michael crabtree here. crab is going to slip. marcus peters, the pick. leads to a spencer ware touchdown round. kc up 13-10 at the break. third quarter, 346 pound chiefs line man don tarious beau stuffs himself in. chiefs up 20-10. raiders struggle. inside the 20, loses the football. chiefs recover. his second turnover. last chance for oakland. fourth and 14, carr sacked. fourth straight loss to the chiefs.
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26-10 that final. >> you know, what i know about this league and this profession is you correct what needs to be corrected and you move on. they beat us today. they earned that victory today. they earned that one game. that's what it is, one game. lot of numbers in the ravens giants game. number 301 was this 75 yarder to odell beckham jr. he's become alive in the last two weeks. late fourth quarter, giants down 23-20. going for it on fourth and one, manny debeckham. again, he turns this into a 66 yarder, 220 yards receiving. 27-23 the final. giants with their 700th win in franchise history. coming up at 6:00 p.m. here on abc7, we'll hear from the raiders locker room and tour the rest of the day in the nfl. eric. >> did you talk to odell. he used to get to school in a horse and buggy, now this
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an east bay high school paid tribute to one of its alums. 99-year-old edna chance was named honorary homecoming queen at livermore high. she's one of the original families to settle in livermore. the honor was part of livermore high's 125th anniversary. and i think she was on the
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freshman team back then. that's i for abc7 news at 5:00. thanks for your time. we'll see you again at 6:00. welcome to "world news tonight." donald trump intensifying his conspiracy claims. saying the election will be rigged, that the media is plotting against him, even accusing "saturday night live" of a hit job. this, as he faces another allegation of sexual harassment. while questions are mounting for hillary clinton over new wikileaks. over the edge. a pickup truck plunges 60 feet from a california overpass, slamming into a motorcycle festival, killing four. what we've now learned about the driver. double threat. the powerful storm lashing the west coast. from san francisco to seattle, hurricane force wind gusts. and one wildfire's path of destruction. home takeover. a woman brought in to help moves in and won't move out. now th


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