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ect yourself from a stroke, ask yo dtor about xarelto®. insurance changes? xarelto® has you covered. good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. this is abc 7 mornings. thanks for joining us on this saturday, january 14th. i'm matt keller in for chris. let's look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hello there, everyone. check out the beautiful shot from emoryville where you have the low clouds floating by the sunshine above. 45 in san francisco. 40 in half moon bay. just 34 in gilroy. from our east pay hills camera, low lying fogs that will dissipate quickly. quarter-mile visibility. 35 in livermore. and a final look outside where the fog is really low to the ground. so do be careful.
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temperatures today mid and upper 50s. increasing clouds. maybe a passing shower tonight. we'll talk about the heavier rain the second half of the upcoming work week. developing news, the chp issued an alert about an endangered and missing child in brooklyn. he was reported missing at 4:30 friday afternoon. tammy martin is driving a blue minivan with a dented rear passenger side panel. if you see them, please contact the oakland police department. developing news out of san francisco. fire crews rescued two people who were skinny dipping in the ocean beneath the cliff house. rescue personnel arrived, one person was in the water and another on the cliff. a naked man was taken away for observation. it's believed the late night adventure was fueled by alcohol.
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protests caused the cancellation of a talk by two controversial speakers. conservative comment tailor milo yiannopoulos and pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli were slated to speak on the campus but never got a chance. katy was there. >> reporter: protesters blocked the doors. police tossed them out. nobody got inside. not even the headliner. conservative commentator milo yiannopoulos. >> we came here to have an event that would promote free speech. and we didn't get to have any speech. >> reporter: the 400 free tickets went quick. not just the students. brandon tony james drove in from skrm. >> milo is a rising young conservative star. >> reporter: others did not. >> milo adjusts how everything has to say, to bring people down. it's not what we should stand for as a community. >> reporter: nearly 60 uc police
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officers worked to control the crowd. making one arrest for obstructing an officer and battery of a peace officer. organizers made the call to cancel. >> the student adviser, at a certain point the officers' lives became at risk and their school property was at risk. >> reporter: pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli was also scheduled to speak, made it to the venue. >> milo's anti-feminism. i'm pro-feminism. i don't think people know that. i was going to tear milo to shred that he doesn't understand feminism. >> reporter: he took jeers from the crowd and selfies with the curious. >> very controversial in a lot of his opinions are very different than what people like. >> reporter: meanwhile, yiannopoulos posted that he's staying in sacramento and invited people out. a university spokesman said no property was damaged during the protest. in davis, abc 7 news.
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in the east bay, our emory vt camera caught this police chase that started just before 9:45 last night. you can see the sheriff's deputies following the car here. even turned off its lights, right there. at one point to try to throw off the deputies. one of the deputies crashed at the maze. no word on any arrests. a 36-year-old woman is under arrest after a crash that killed a man in san carlos. it happened about 6:30 last night. investigators say a woman called the dispatch center to say she hit something but left the scene. the victim has not been identified. they say he had been drinking, though, before he walked onto the freeway. the off-ramp was closed during that investigation but reopened at 10:15 last night. now to the storm watch and good news for people in novato. cal trans opened one lane of eastbound highway 37.
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the highway had been closed for three days. video posted by the chp yesterday showed how much the water has receded thanks to cal tran's pumping machines. you can see it's looking much better than a few days ago when the cones were under two feet of water and three cars were stuck there. a castro valley teenager is lucky to be alive but mourning the loss of her best friend. they were headed to castro valley wednesday night when their car hydroplaned and ran off the highway and plunged into the outlet creek. both women were conscious by the vehicle quickly filled with water. only griffin made it out alive. she survived by clinging to a tree 100 yards away from shore for 12 hours through the entire night before swimming back to shore. and flagging down a car. this is what it looked like at the lick observatory yesterday on mount hamilton. there is still snow around from the past few days. the roads could be icy again
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this morning. you can track the weather where you live with the abc 7 news app, just download the app for leave to get breaking news and updates as they happen. this week's storms for all intents and purposes ended the drought in northern california. but not the entire state. meteorologists warned that 60% of the state remains in drought conditions. especially southern california. they say so cal needs the type of storm that visited us this week to get out of the dry spell. governor brown declared a state of emergency at the beginning of 2014. next friday, donald trump will become the 45th president of the united states. it's an historic event, but three bay area representatives have added their name to the growing list of those who will boycott the inauguration. abc 7 news reporter has of the details. >> reporter: east bay congressman is one of the democratic representatives who will be there. >> if he starts playing games with the u.s. constitution and
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traditions about conflicts of interest that other presidents have adhered to, then we've got real problems. >> reporter: he's joining two other colleagues who announced they would not be attending. oakland congresswoman barbara lee issued a release saying in part, i will not be celebrating or honoring an incoming president who rode racism, sexism and seen a phobiaism to the white house. members of congress across the country have announced they're boycotting including georgia representative john lewis. >> i don't see the president-elect as a legitimate president. >> reporter: and concern about his ties to russia. there are key members of the bay area's congressional delegation who will be going, including representative jackie spear and minority leader nancy pelosi. congressman desalnia said he will still be busy.
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>> i'll have events with local democratic clubs in lafayette to talk about issues like this, and how they can express themselves legally. >> reporter: so he likely won't even watch the inauguration from home. abc 7 news. be dan ashley will be in washington, d.c. next thursday and friday with live reports on president-elect trump's inauguration. current tesla owners don't pay for electricity to power their cars, but new ones will. the pricing plan for the super chargers, if you buy a tesla after sunday you'll end up paying. katie mar zulo explains. >> this is free electricity right now. eventually they have to charge. >> reporter: most tesla owners we talked to don't have a problem to paid for charging their cars. >> just to do a cross-country trip, it would only be like a hundred bucks anyway. so that's much more affordable
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than even a super high mileage compact car. >> reporter: tesla estimates it will cost $120 to go from los angeles to new york, $15 to travel from san francisco to l.a. another perk to having newcomers pay? keeping commuters from crowding these highly sought-after spots, which are intended for long distance drivers. >> normally i think people do abuse this. i think it's people parking their car here for long periods of time. i think this will prevent that in the future. >> reporter: one owner had a different take. he thinks the cost will deter people from buying a tesla. >> i think it's a good thing for tesla. many people choose tesla because they get to charge their cars free of charge. >> reporter: they'll give future owners 400 kilowatt hours for free before the charging charm kicks in. abc 7 news. this is one of those mornings when you get up to fill up your tank at the gas station. you're really going to be feeling it. >> i've done that 3:00, 4:00 in the morning. good morning, everybody.
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it's certainly cold out there. and it's also foggy in spots. here's a live look outside. we're from the exploratorium camera. you see the low-level clouds there. numbers in the 40s downtown. but still, 30s with fog in the north bay valleys. even low-lying fog around the bay. so do be careful. we have sunny skies. self dry days ahead. for the most part. there's the caveat. i'll tell you about that before we see a return to potentially heavy rain. your forecast is coming up. thanks, lisa. also, next, years of unsesht are over. what's next for the bay area college finally putting an accreditation battle behind it. the bay area man's obsession over a pair of shoes and the act
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cha. he shot sean moore in the stomach and groin eight days ago after he punched and kicked two other officers. they were called to the home for a restraining order violation. he is in intensive care but is conscious. good news for city college of san francisco. nbc 7 news was at the college last night as school officials formally announced accreditation has been extended for another seven years. the 19-member commission overseeing the college's status had been threatening to shut the school down for the past four years. they appointed to the fiscal management. school officials can't wait to put that behind them and focus on education. >> we want to reach out, we want to bring people back and find new students who have something that they can benefit from here at city college. a certificate, a transfer degree, or even just a class that's going to make their lives better or make them more successful in their career. >> enrollment over the past four years has dropped from 100,000 to around 65,000.
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new details this morning about cal and former wisconsin defense coordinator justin wilcox. espn is reporting cal and wilcox have reached an agreement for wilcox to become the bears' next football coach. he was a cal assistant from 2003 and 2005. he will replace sunny dikes who was fired last sunday. wilcox's salary information was not released. a group of employees from a sport shop in concord are called champions of humanity. it starts with a man's obsession-a pair of nikes and ended with an act of kindness. >> reporter: at times the employees of this champs sports store thought they were stuck on groundhog day. almost every day a 28-year-old man would look around the store and ask to try on the same pair of shoes. >> 10, 12 times. just periodically coming in. can i get these. can i try these on.
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but he never tried them on. that's the funny part. >> reporter: every time he would stand in line to pay only to leave the shoes at the cash register and walk away, unable to afford them. that's when an employee invited him to try on the shoes one more time. fernando and his co-workers did something out of the kindness of their hearts. they raised enough money to buy him those shoes, and more. one of the employees took the cell phone video of the moment tyree tried on the shoes. >> i gave him the shoes and he tried them on. he was like, how much are they? they're $160. don't worry about it, just try them on. that's when we surprised him. >> reporter: when fernando told him the shoes were his, tyree thought he was kidding. >> he was just like, wow, i'm getting shoes. it was really cool. we knew that he was happy about it. >> reporter: the 28-year-old man was also given a cap, a hoodie and athletic pants. >> it wasn't just me. it was everyone in the champs,
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they helped out. and it was really cool. >> good deed. >> yeah, it was a good deed. we didn't expect anything out of this at all. >> reporter: in con tord, leeann melendez, abc 7 news. the accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning to you. we're looking at low-lying fog and cold temperatures. but also flood warning from the national weather service around northeastern alameda county, northeastern contra costa county and by the delta, where we're still looking at drainage from all the heavy rain last week. and with high tide to 112:30, you could see low-lying flooding here in the highlighted area. if you're on the way to tahoe, sacramento, many areas where they're looking at floods concerns. a live look outside from sutro, where you see the ribbon of fog out there. 41 in oakland. 45 in the city. gilroy 36. from mount tam, it was cold this morning, colder than what we've
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had in the past couple of mornings for some of you. 33 in santa rosa. 37 napa. mid-30s in novato. concord, good morning, 37. finally, we're looking at some pretty nice sunshine up above the low cloud deck. it's going to burn off. we'll see a lot of sunshine. but it's frosty, black ice earlier. we have a weak weather system that will parallel the coast tonight. that could provide a few showers from san mateo, marin, sonoma, napa probably while you're sleeping, waking up to maybe morning mist and drizzle. heavy rain heads our way but it will be brief on wednesday. a break somewhat on thursday. and more rain on friday. i think the successive nature of the system will allow for more drainage and less hydroplaning problems. gusty nds, heavy downpours and lighter rain to start out the afternoon. this is 11:00 on wednesday. as we go through the day, it picks up wednesday night. this is when the winds kick in as well. leftover rain for thursday.
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but an all-important break, because friday, had efier rain, but then it seems to clear out late on friday. you add in 30 to 40 even 50-mile-an-hour winds as we go through your wednesday night. and of course, that's what we're worried about with the saturated ground. rainfall amounts anywhere from one to two inches at this point. it will be brief. we will see the heavier downpours. that means we'll get the ruboff which is not a good thing. underneath the sunny skies today, it will be nice. mid to upper 50s. we have temperatures in the sierra nevada going up over the holiday weekend. looking at the teens, overnight lows, low 40s. the problem with that is when the rain gets going here, it's going to start out as rain in the mountains, then change over to snow on wednesday. the accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny first half of the week. second half of the week will be wet. you can track the rain with our abc 7 news app.
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and get those push alerts as well. >> yeah, always great to see the doppler so you know what you're in store for. thank you, lisa sdplrngs just ahead, abc 7 news, super heroes. find out why michael finney says you should think
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it doesn't sound like great advice to keep your information safe online until michael finney explains what it means. >> reporter: go online and sign up for just about anything. and you'll be asked for a lot of information. on this site, for instance, they ask for your name, address, date of birth, social security number, mother's maiden name, on and on. they ask for your mother's maiden name. do you give them the real one? >> oh, my god. yeah. >> reporter: most of us do. the privacy expert, chairman of cyber scout, adam levin offers this advice. >> when you set up your protocol with whatever website it is, lie. >> reporter: when asked for your date of birth, shave off a couple of years. or days. or both. because if you tell the truth, you make it easier for identity thieves. >> the problem is that so much information is out there about us. on social networking sites. the hackers and thieves, they
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just simply scan the internet looking for this information. and then they use it. >> reporter: adam says make it all up. he said we should all be like superman and have a secret identity. >> yeah? hey, i didn't get that memo. i may need to talk to your privacy expert. >> reporter: add another layer of protection. just make up a whole new identity and use that. >> really? i know i'll never remember it. i have too many passwords i can't remember now. >> i think for now, yeah, that's a good idea. i should probably consider that. >> reporter: what's your name? >> brendan schmidt. look, i just did it again. do you need my mother's maiden name, too. ? >> reporter: if you decide to take that advice, keep it very, very simple. or you'll never remember it. now, if you need help with a consumer issue, i want to hear from you. the 7 on your side hotline is open monday through friday from
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10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. he took your questions about cover california last night. he said no matter what's going on in washington, your health insurance under california won't change until at least next year. you can also sign up for dental insurance. see all the questions he answered on our website wells fargo said it will shut down over 400 bank branches in the next four years in the bay area. they closed 84 branches last year. the bank reported the profit fell 5% in the first quarter. wells fargo said new account openings plummeted this month. they were fined $185 million last year for opening more than 2 million fake accounts. live nation entertainment, the world's largest concert promoter and ticket seller is adding bottle rock to its portfolio. it's acquired a majority interest in the napa festival.
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financial terms were not disclosed. the festival nearly went out of business after year one in 2013. it's now thriving since napa bay's entertainment group took over. still to come, people who west to a san francisco gym to work out are at risk of contracting a dangerous disease. the story of the man who was infected and died. also, with the end of mr. obama's two terms coming in less than a week, we look back on the anyone with type 2 diabetes knows how it feels to see your numbers go up, despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around? what if you could love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. a pill taken just once in the morning, invokana® is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with
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good morning. we're starting the half hour with a look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. it's cold out there. >> it is. in some spots pretty foggy. you can see the low-lying cloud deck allowing for visibility issues here. also up in the north bay. san francisco's at 45. the warmer location. see gilroy to san jose and mountainview. from the east bay hills camera, a blanket of low clouds. low 30s santa rosa. 35 in livermore. from santa cruz it's sunny, and that will be the order of the day today, with mid and upper 50s. temperatures around average. and we will see a possibility of a shower tonight. but several more dry days before the potential of heavy rain heads back to the bay area. i'll time it out for you in just a few minutes. matt? >> thank you, lisa. scientists from the u.s.
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geological survey believe a major beneficiary of the recent storms will be the beaches around santa cruz. scientists were in the water yesterday tracking sand being washed down the san lorenzo river. >> reporter: you've got all the dash lines. a couple of the dash lines in there. this is a project that takes scientists working on land, in boats and on jet skis. their mission, to map the massive amount of sand they believe has been washed from the mountains by recent storms down the san lorenzo river to santa cruz. >> when we wonder about climate change and how rainfall may change in the future, how the severity of storms may increase or decrease in the future, that will give us a good indication of how much sand will be entering the system and how our beaches will save and how we can help sustain those beaches. >> reporter: the team believes the recent storms have moved as many as 1,000 to 3,000 dump truckloads of sand to the coast.
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using echo sound and gps and light radar, they map movement over time. researchers say with storm track shifting north and rain patterns changing, their work will help coastal communities to prepare for the future. jet skis may be designed for thrills, but mounted with high-tech devices, they can do serious work directed by ground-based team members. >> they're pretty good about telling you where they want you to go. you never get lost. it's the least amount of fun you can have on a jet ski, but it's still a day on a jet ski. >> reporter: it looked like this sea otter was oblivious to the serious work. the scientists will reverify their data, a process that could take several months. abc 7 news. a new detail about a machete attack at a b.a.r.t. station. san francisco police have released these pictures of the suspect. on january 6th at the civic
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center station, the suspect slashed the head and hand of a man from southern california, causing severe cuts. now, the suspect is described as being between 30 and 40 years old, about 5'11", 200 pounds. he's considered armed and dangerous. if you see him, don't approach him. just call 911. people in the north bay may be at risk of meng nights after a man died from the infection. melanie woodrow has more about the man who passed away. >> reporter: phillips passed away this past saturday from meng nights. marin health and human services sent letters to approximately 250 people who may have had contact with him, including other soul cycle marin riders where phillips worked out in larkspur. >> you hear meningitis, and think uh-oh. >> reporter: a spokesperson writes, we are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our riders. while the rider did not contract
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the infection at our studio, we've been in constant contact with the health department. >> we've done a complete cleaning of the facility and identified the clients sharing that space with our individual, despite the fact we think the risk of transmission in that setting is very low. >> they've assured us we're not particularly in danger. >> reporter: friends described him as a liked his wife said he was treated for flu-like symptoms. matt willis said health and human services was notified tuesday. phillips' autopsy revealed he had meningitis. >> our goal is that this remains a one case. >> my heart is so full. >> reporter: in san francisco,
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melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. in washington, d.c., yesterday the house followed the actions of the senate in setting the stage to get rid of the affordable care act. the real work is next, though. the republicans must decide which parts of obamacare to keep and how to protect 20 million people how to get coverage. they do not need democratic support to repeal but they will need it to pass a new law. even if obamacare is repealed, any changes would not take effect until 2018. president obama has made his final weekend address. he spoke about how in the past eight years, he's seen the resilience and hope of the american people. he talked about how ordinary folks have changed his life. >> whether we've seen eye to eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the american people, in living rooms and schools, at farms and on factory floors, at diners, and on distant military outposts, all these conversations are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, and kept me going.
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every day i learned from you. you made me a better president and you made me a better man. >> mr. obama finishes the address by saying it was the honor of his life to serve as president. president obama has less than a week left in the white house. at noon next friday donald trump will be sworn in. karen travers looks back at president obama's legacy. >> reporter: he swept into the white house on a wave of hope and change. now eight years later, president obama reflecting on his legacy. >> america's a better, stronger place than it was when we started. >> reporter: when he took office, the economy was in a death spiral. a total of 8 million jobs lost in the great recession. unemployment peaking at 10.1% in 20009. since then a steady turn-around. the unemployment rate is 4.7%. two of the most pivotal moments of the obama presidency, the
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killing of osama bin laden. >> justice has been done. >> reporter: and the passage of the affordable care act. >> health insurance reform becomes law in the united states. >> reporter: the future of the law in question under a trump presidency. on foreign policy, the obama administration looked to make great change, reestablishing relations with cuba, and negotiating a deal with iran, to curb that country's nuclear ambitions. the president also aimed to end the wars in iraq and afghanistan but both have proved more difficult than the administration may have expected. the areas president obama came up short, closing guantanamo bay, and not enacting comprehensive immigration reform. casting a pall over his presidency, the number of mass shootings. the president addressing gun tragedies more than a dozen times. >> the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old.
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>> reporter: in chicago this week, using a familiar phrase to give his administration credit for progress made. >> yes, we can. yes, we did! yes, we can! >> reporter: and to issue a new call to action. karen travers, abc news, washington. president-elect donald trump will enter office with a historically low approval rating. 44% americans approve of his transition so far. compared to bill clinton at 68% before taking office in 1993. in 2001, george w. bush was at 61. currentment obama, 83% of americans polled approved of his transition. donald trump will be inaugurated as the nation's 45th president friday, january 20th. dan ashley will be in washington
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to provide live reports. still ahead on abc 7 morning, a big holiday weekend ahead in the sierra with all new snow. . a live look outside in santa cruz. check that out. blue skies. but it's chilly out the
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up on the rocket. they say the problem is fixed. it's scheduled to launch at 9:54 a.m. from southern california. and attempt to land at sea. its cargo will be ten satellites that will help complete one of the largest satellite systems around earth. >> we're talking about the fog and cold weather out there. >> yes. very cold this morning. temperatures just above freezing. from our east bay hills camera, you can see the blanket of low clouds, chilly beneath. how about 37 in danville and concord. 44 san francisco. we are expecting a good deal of sunshine today. and will it last through the weekend. i'll have the answers next. thank you, lisa. also next, clay thompson receives a big honor at his high school alma mater. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road.
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epic storm in the high sierra that left ten feet, give or take, at resorts all around the tahoe basin. >> it was deep in some places and a lot of fun. >> it's pretty incredible to have so much snow so fast. it's setting us up for a great weekend. everyone is so happy. they were snow dancing, and it worked. >> reporter: the tricky part will be getting here. not so much because of the snow but the traffic. though cal trans has done its own epic job of clearing the way for drivers coming up for the long holiday weekend. those not looking to ski can shop. at least that's what they're hoping in downtown truckee, draped in its own fresh layer of snow. >> i think it is beautiful. we need it. everybody's excited. tourists coming, holiday weekend. it's going to be excellent. >> reporter: and though so much snow creates a lot of work, it's
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the kind often done with a smile. what do you think? >> to me this is paradise. >> reporter: some say they don't need skis or a board to appreciate what nature's left behind. >> i just kind of hang out and enjoy the surroundings. and my husband's a big snowboarder. so he calls me his little snow bunny. i said, okay, i'm good with that. >> reporter: this is the place to be this weekend, and hang out, go skiing. north star village at lake tahoe. how was the skiing, you guys? >> great! >> reporter: that's it. from north star, laura anthony abc 7 news. now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning to you. looks gorgeous there. we'll have tahoe outlook in just a few minutes. live top ler 7, looking at visibility as an issue out there. really, it's the flood warning i want to pass on to you first out by the delta. high tide headed our way by about noontime. the areas where the delta drains
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around discovery bay, antioch, northeastern alameda county, as well as northeastern contra costa county could see flooding here, lasting until 11:30. mount tam, it is sunny. but boy, that fog has been stubborn. 45 in san francisco. going to take some time to warm up. from emoryville, yeah, you certainly have the fog there as well. 33, that's where you've been sitting in santa rosa. novato 37. as well as concord. with 35 in livermore. santa cruz, dropped down to 35 degrees. 58 later today. so cold this morning. with some frost and fog. weak weather system will parallel the coast tonight. that could bring a chance of some light showers from the san mateo coast, into san francisco, marin, sonoma, and napa. then it moves on out. could wake up with morning drizzle on sunday. it remains relatively dry for
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most of the forecast. that's into sunday, monday and tuesday. then downpours headed our way wednesday through friday. these systems are quick movers. we'll bring in the storm impact scale. wednesday will be a 2. strong gusty winds. the possibility of some flooding issues. we're so saturated it will likely be runoff and we're also looking at those tree roots, right at the surface. with the gusty winds and the heavy rain, you can see wednesday we're kind of in the thick of it. a break after that system. and then we're looking at more heavy rain as we get into late thursday night, early friday. so all in all, the rainfall amounts could be anywhere from one to three inches. but the wind is something we're really going to watch wednesday night with wind gusts. gusts from 25 miles an hour through wednesday night. and it's kind of unclear at this point the timing, wednesday through friday, but we should know the second half of the week
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will remain quite soggy, with additional one to two inches of rain possible through friday. highs today underneath sunny skies after the fog lifts, we'll see 55 in the city. 56 in fremont. upper 50s from palo alto. temperatures right around aerage. if you're headed up to the mountains, overnight lows, wow, just in the teens here. tonight into tomorrow, but afternoons will get a little bit warmer as we head towards the holiday. martin luther king. 41 degrees. and you'll notice that the 40s through tuesday. so this could create maybe some rain initially wednesday in the mountains. then it changes over to snow. here's the seven-day forecast. it's been awfully chilly mornings. a slight chance of showers tonight. we'll look for a nice holiday on monday. wednesday, thursday, friday, looks rainy. >> we'll take those dry days. thank you, lisa. the first two nfl divisional play-offs will kick off later
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today. the seahawks battle falcons in atlanta. then the texans try to upset tom brady and the patriots in foxboro. kickoff at gillette stadium is at 5:15. the warriors have a weekend off before the rematch against the cavaliers monday night at oracle arena. one of the splash brothers received a big honor. here's rick with the details. >> good morning. with the warriors getting yesterday off, clay thompson used the time to go back to school. thompson paid a visit to his alma mater, where his number one jersey was retired. during the senior season, thompson led his school to the state championship and earned player of the year honors. >> i spent four years here. i enjoyed every year. 14, 18 years old, a lot of time to grow as a young kid, young man. and great place to do it in this institution. i owe them big-time for what
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they've done for me. it's a great way for them to honor me and i'm very appreciative of it. last night cleveland beat the kings. lebron james had 15 assists. i have beening led the cavs with 26. plus the foul. now check out this nice touch pass from lebron. 120-108 was the final. cleveland snaps a two-game losing streak. >> in college hoops the stanford women are at utah. erica mccall drives to the hoop and scored with the left hand. and a hot first half for a team high 14 before intermission. sophomore alona smith from three-point range. knocks it down. 77-58. the cardinal has not lost to utah since 1986, winning 21 straight. bill musgrave has been hired as denver's new quarterbacks coach, with musgrave as offensive coordinator, the
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raiders averaged 26 points a game this season. seventh best in the nfl. this play calling apparently did not always sit well with jack del rio. the broncos need musgrave to help develop their two young quarterbacks. the a's have avoided arbitration by signing sonny gray for $3.6 million. a big raise for gray. he was making just over a half million last season. oakland signed steven vogt to a one-year contract worth about $3 million. in honolulu, justin thomas enjoys his time in the sun after carting a 59 on thursday. he shot a 64. this tee shot nearly went in for an ace. thomas eagled 18 to leave him 17 under, 123 after 36 holes. that's a pga record. he now has a five-stroke lead. that is sports for a saturday morning. i'm rick quan. have a great day. next, a live tv surprise.
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okay, no. oh, what is that? that's gatorade. you've got to be kidding me. >> so you want to be a human interest reporter. this meteorologist in ohio has a dry cleaning bill for his station after a baby alligator emptied its bladder on him on live tv. usually you worry about a gator's teeth, but apparently not this time. the animal handler seemed to have a good time. i'm sure he loaded up that gator with water before he handed him over. >> that's cute. good morning, everyone. live doppler 7, i want to show you the advisory from the national weather service. a flood warning for northeastern alameda county, northeastern contra costa county by discovery bay, oakley, brentwood. as we get into the high tide time and drainage happening by the delta, we could likely see flooding here until 11:30. otherwise it is sunny. and on the cool side today, with mid-50s. san francisco, half moon bay, 59. so enjoy it while the passing
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shower perhaps along the coast tonight, and in the mountains, it will be chilly to start out. but sunshine and a little warmer by the holiday, low 40s. the seven-day forecast first half of the week is dry. second half is wet. increasing winds. heavy downpours on wednesday. just count on a messy wednesday, thursday and friday. hopefully we don't see any flooding concerns. and these systems look to be quick movers. so that's good news. >> we've got all the dry days before which will help out a lot with the flooding issues. thank you for joining us on abc 7 mornings. we want to thank abc 7 news chris tina for this niz over the bay area, taken from her window seat of her flight. pretty cool. share your pictures with us on social media. just use the #abc 7 now. you may see it on our newscasts or online at the news continues now online, twitter, facebook and instagram. abc 7 news continues at 5:00
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