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5:00 a.m., and welcome to thursday, june 15th. we're glad you are here. >> and we are glad so many of you will be celebrating the warriors today, and we will have live coverage once the parade kicks off and team coverage this morning as well, but first we have to get to the weather. i hear it's going to be great. >> it's going to be so fantastic, guys. so much warmth on our way, and temperatures will quickly rise once the sun gets up in 47 minutes. we have the all clear. outside we go. beautiful sides from the east bay hills camera. great visibility right now, no
fog from this vantage point. the sunshine will be in full force in a few minutes. total sunshine throughout the afternoon and look what that is going to do to the temperatures, low 90s inland, and the bay, a lot of 80s will be popping up and along the coast mild for this time of year and will be headed into the mid-60s. weather not an issue, and let's get a check of the roadways with alexis. we have a sigalert in the south bay and doesn't look like its causing major delays yet, and we have word from chp, a crash and a tree down. southbound 880 before you get to alameda, we have the far right lane blocked right now, no backup yet but i will keep a close eye on that. hopefully they will clear that before we see any delay. and everybody else looking light this morning. we know that's going to change in a few hours, and highway 4 to the maze, 16 minutes, and san francisco to sfo, you are in the green at just nine minutes. major changes to both streets,
whether you are driving into oakland today for the warriors parade, and significant changes for mass transit, too. i'll talk more about that coming up. dub nation ready to party. the victory parade starts in just a few hours. >> early birds already tweeting us and out there with your coffee and beating hundreds of thousands of fans expected to turn out today, ad our team is spread out. matt keller is at the convention center and we start with amy hollyfield on the parade route. good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, natasha. fans are already starting to show up and they are gathered here at broadway and 11th. these are the fans that want to be the first to seat players this morning. we are hearing great stories about their love for the warriors. look at this hreublglittle guy. yes, there's a 3-year-old snuggled into that wagon and his mom says he loves steph curry and he wrote a song for him that
he plans to play on his drum today, and mom has not slept because they wanted to make sure they were the first ones here. >> no need in coming if you cannot bear witness that all has transpir transpired. he's a diehard he says curry can't guard me, mommy. >> reporter: here's a map of the route. if you are trying to figure out where you want to set up, try 19th street. the parade ends by lake merritt where the rally will take place. look live at this picture of a balloon arch at the start of the parade and they put this up within the last half hour. there will be 12 of these along the route, and fun to look at, but, of course, it's the players that will steal the show and hopefully steph curry will notice the little 3-year-old on the corner playing the drum for
him. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you, amy. record numbers are expected to turn out for the celebration and security measures are well under way. >> abc7 news reporter, matt keller, at kaiser plaza where the rally will take place. >> reporter: check it out. fans are already here and we have a few tents here, and people camping out overnight to make sure they have a spot for the rally, and an alameda courthouse lit up as well, and then i want to show you the stage in front of the kaiser convention center. you have the nba champions, the four years before and the big one in the middle that says champions, and 2017, limited space though for the rally at the south end here on lake merritt. once it reaches capacity they are closing it off and a remote viewing area will be at lake merritt boulevard, and while fun is a major part of today so is
safety and the police are asking to report anything you see, like a bag unattended or spectator acting in a strange way or something that is important in the news lately, a vehicle being driven in an erratic way, and if you need medical help look for red balloons and the party already started in front of the kaiser convection center, and the party is scheduled to start at 10:15 this morning. >> they said people were not supposed to line up until 5:00 a.m., and i am shocked at how many people are out there. >> i shouldn't be, but there they are. >> everything you need to know about today's parade, go to our website, abc7news.com. hi, everyone. want to show you new video of a growing memorial this morning at
the ups center in san francisco and the site of yesterday's shooting. people have been posting signs to show their support for the drivers as they return to work this morning. one sign reads our thoughts are with you, big brown. others are dropping off flowers overnight after an employee open fire on his coworkers killing three. counsellors will be on hand as the drivers go back to the center and the city's neighborhood this morning. two employees who were shot have been treated and released from the hospital. reggie and natasha, back to you. >> thank you. we know the names of those ups employees that lost their lives in the horrible shooting. >> the medical examiner releasing those names last night. >> the gunman has been identified as a san francisco resident names jimmy lam. he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and he open fire
at workers at a morning meeting. investigators are still looking for a motive. they don't believe this was an act of terror. we mentioned the name michael pheny being called a gentle giant. the father of five just se celebrated his seventh wedding anniversary. >> 46-year-old mike lafitty was a father that just celebrated his wedding anniversary, and his cousin watched as first responders tried to recess tate him. >> i got to touch him. couldn't hug him. >> his coworkers are grieving. >> just trying to do their job to support their family, and -- and now they don't get to do that just because one guy
couldn't handle it. >> many people stopped by the vigil at the diamond heights safeway which was on his route, and they signed a poster burg that said rest in giant. >> he was the nicest guy any of us knew. >> you always think you are going to see somebody tomorrow and you never know when their time is going to come. >> one of several victims taken too soon. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> investigators are not sure if jimmy lam targeted his victims or were shooting at random. he lived in the richmond district on 4th avenue near geary, and neighborhoods did not know him by name but said he stood out because of his uniform and they had seen him smoking cigarettes, or hanging out by his car. >> didn't seem like he was
irritated or agitated or anything. >> and lam filed a grievance in march claiming he was working excessive over time and the officials said he was not angry. sources tell abc7 news he had a history of mental problems and was estranged from his wife, and ups employees told us he has children. and the san francisco giants held a moment of silence at yesterday's game. they said they wanted to honor both victims of the ups shooting here and the shooting at the congressional baseball practice in virginia. good morning. the time is 5:09 a.m. having great weather for the warriors parade. really comfortable at 66. at 2:00 in the afternoon, warming up into the mid-70s so enjoy if you are headed there. good morning, hayward, 58 degrees. 52 in half moon bay.
and so later on this afternoon nothing but sunshine. warm temperatures. 90 in concord. going to 84 in san jose. 78, that high in oakland. and 74 mild degrees in san francisco and napa up to 88 degrees. and the merkley will continue to rise on friday and it's for that fact we will have an excessive heat watch go into effect for the majority of the region starting on friday, and only exception along the immediate coastline. the heat is on the rise especially over the weekend, father's day, we are go into the triple digits inland and even around the immediate bay, and we are going to be sizzling in the low 90s. and let's get a check of traffic with alexis. so far so good on the roads. give it about ten or 15 more minutes and we will start to see the bay bridge toll plaza fill in, but for now you are cruising through and no significant problems to talk about at the moment. later today, it's going to be a different story. if you were riding
lot of changes. we have nine trains on the pittsburg line that will be pulled off that and moved to other routes. the warm springs daly city route about half of those trains will not go into san francisco, they will stop in oakland and go back to fremont. avoid lake merritt station, if you are trying to get to the parade, it could be over capacity. and then lot a & b, that's to be free, and you can hop on b.a.r.t. and head to the festivities there. >> good tips. a death defying feat you will not believe. a woman plans on hang on by her teeth over niagara falls later today. >> a woman being dragged down the freeway at more than 50
giving first aid to the victims, including scalise of louisiana. one was a surgeon with combat experience in iraq and he described trying to save scalise to george stephanopoulos this morning. >> i couldn't find an exit wound which had me concerned and we started to put pressure on the area. >> i helped to put pressure on the wound and having a physician there on the field with us was extremely important. >> you can see the rest of george's interview coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00 right after "abc7 mornings." the family of the american student released by north korea will hold a conference. he arrived home on tuesday and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. his father said his son was terrorized and brutalized during a 17-month detention and has been in a coma for more than a year. they only learned about their
son's condition last week. the 22-year-old is now adjusting to a different reality. high wire legend and his family are back at it. >> months after members of the troop was injured during a stunt, the wife announces a new stunt. >> a death defying stunt at the famous falls with a twist. >> this is something we train for. i will not go out there and think, i will hope for the best. >> the wife of the daredevil will dangle from a helicopter by just her feet above niagara falls. the heart-pounding acts have not always gone smoothly. >> we have a rescue. >> in february five members of the troop plunged 26 feet to the ground while rehearsing an
eight-person pyramid, and luckily everybody survived. we will have more on that coming up at 7:00 a.m. new developments now in the misconduct scandal that shut down the "bachelor in paradise." she said she cannot remember what happened on the night in question, but that she is a victim and suffered emotional and physical problems. warner brothers that produces the show is investigating. and then hey, drew. >> good morning, guys. 5:17. look at the gorgeous shot. the tam cam, gorgeous view early on. really shaping up to be a great day today. live doppler 7 along with
satellite showing you the sweep around and not finding anything and we are good to go early on this morning. good morning, san mateo, 56 right now, and that number the same in san jose, and 63 in brentwood and novato currently 52 degrees. as we get to 9:00 in the morning already have spots in the 70s and mid-day to the lunchtime hour, rather warm in a lot of spots and 80s popping up inland. as we go in the afternoon, going to the low 90s. and 60s right along the coast. highs today, enjoy this. 74 in san francisco, and 84 in san francisco, and 85 that number in vallejo. want to show you father's day and next week is going to be hot and going to feel like summer as we welcome that in on tuesday. let's get a check of the roads with alexis. >> so far so good, but i don't think we are going to last much longer here. here's a look outside of the san mateo bridge and 92 looks good this morning, so no significant problems there. good news in the south bay.
we briefly had a sigalert on southbound 880 before the alameda, it sounds like a tree fell on the vehicle and then the vehicle crashed and caught fire and all that has been pushed off to the shoulder now and we never did see much of a backup there so that's good news. quick check of drive times. ramping up out of the central valley, tracy to dublin, 40 minutes, and southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco, wide open at 15 minutes as well. b.a.r.t. already saying that commute is starting to ramp up. i will tell you what they said coming up in a few minutes. look at the case of road rage caught on camera in southern california. it shows a woman holding on for dear life as she is being dragged by the driver of a black honda. the man that shot this video tells our sister station kabc that a woman ran over to the honda and started pounding on the car's window. the woman eventually let go of the car and started walking on
the freeway. now, we don't think that anybody was seriously hurt here and no word on what led up to the dangerous confrontation. the san francisco board of supervisors will meet on a ban of flavored tobacco. there was strong pushback coming from small business owners. it would prohibit from to sell some and then removing fuel from a barge, it sank ain april. plans are remove -- plans for removing the barge itself are in place. facebook seems to be getting in on the tv action. according to the merkley necurn"
they will have a reality contest. it will be last state standing. they will compete for half a million and a grand prize. and then no premiere date has been set. one key member of the warriors championship team says he's leaving to join one of the biggest team's rivals. jerry west is planning to sign a contract with the l.a. clippers in a similar role. he joined golden state six years ago when the team was bought. the move back to southern california is a chance for the 79-year-old to stay home in l.a. and have a new challenge. west seen here hugging kevin durant after the victory tells espn, he knew it would be his final game with the warriors. what would you do if you were on a flight and saw this? the potentially disastrous incident passengers notice before they took off.
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are going to 76. and then very early, but total entries to the system are up more than 5% compared to the 2015 dubs parade, so head out sooner rather than later. memorials are growing for the victims of the deadly ups shooting in san francisco. the man that killed three coworkers and wounded three others was angry over having to work over time. we have learned 17 people are dead after a massive fire at a high-rise in london yesterday. that death toll went up overnight. police say there could be more victims. right now 37 people are hospitalized and at least 17 in critical condition. number seven, president trump is being investigated for possibly obstructing justice. the "washington post" reports robert mueller wants to
interview three white house officials, and this expands on the ties between russia and trump's campaign. imagine being a passenger on this plane, and you look out the window and say is that fuel coming out of the wing? the flight was cancelled after the fuel gushed from one of the wings. the fuel came from the edge of the left wing and it was not clear what caused that leak. we are coming back with a full 90 minutes of news, including facebook's new push to including facebook's new push to for bay area e
if you are trying to get to the rally and the parade, why aren't you watching us on your app? you need to be going. >> there are so many people up there, and i mean bright and early, very impressive. dedication. >> alexis has been saying you need to get on the train so early. >> seriously, yeah, before 7:00, it's already ramping up. >> drew, we will start with you. >> i am doing fine over here with the weather department. good to go, do not worry, have the spf on. lovely view from the east bay hills, great visibility right now and the sun coming up at 5:47 a.m., and so look at your 12-hour day planner, nothing but sunshine. it will be a warm day. that's why i said put the sun screen on because we are going to the low 90s, and even around the bay we will be mild in the 70s and 80s along the coast we
are go into the mid-60s. let's get a check of traffic with alexis. yeah, we have got the bay bridge metering lights on, so starting to ramp up on the interstates backing up into the maze there. the drive times are looking okay. southbound 101 san francisco to sfo, just nine minutes for you. northbound 880, ramp closers in the oakland area that will close at 7:00, and for now they are still open, and highway 85 and the san jose airport looking good, in the green at 12 minutes. a lot of changes to mass transit today and we'll talk more about that coming up next. and time to do celebrating in oakland. the huge party for the warriors starts in a few hours. >> amy hollyfield is life at the start of the parade route at broadway and 11th, and fans are grabbing the best viewing spots. >> reporter: good morning, natas natasha. you can see fans already staking out their spot here at broadway
and 11th. some telling us they slept little or not at all because they are so excited. here's video we shot just moments ago, what it looks like here at 11th and broadway. this is where the parade will start and they will get the first glimpse of the players. we are talking to people who were also here two years ago, and so that's an endorsement of this parade, they are back and here before dawn to do it again. >> so worth it. i love being here early so we can be front row to see all the warriors. >> reporter: who are you most excited to see today? >> kd. >> reporter: here's a look at the crowd two years ago at lake merritt and they want fans to choose between the parade and the rally and not try to move from one to the other, and this year one that went to the rally
last time said he is going to the parade, and so i thought i would give you that good insider information if you are still trying to make up your mind. reporting live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> why do those people look so good that early in the morning? >> she had a full face of makeup on. amazing. >> thank you, amy. warriors fans hoping to beat the rush hour, and you thought the parade was something -- >> yeah, matt keller is live near the kaiser convention near the kaiser convention center, and what a crowd, kell kell keller. >> reporter: i am blend into the crowd, and see if you can figure out where i am? >> it's a where's waldo situation. warriors are here and big crowd and we are all standing and facing toward the stage here. check out the stage they have here. yeah, it's going to let loud
here. never tell warriors fans to say warriors, or it's going to be really, really loud. everybody is excited and they showed up really, really early for the rally, because they have to get here and once it's to capacity they will not let anybody in. >> i knew it was going to be past. last year was half a million people and i knew i had to get up early otherwise i would not have gotten a spot. >> i'm a true fan. love the warriors. brought my family to enjoy the championship winnings. >> reporter: i'm going to have help from the fans here because they are going to do their best impersonation of warriors's super fan e-40. if you can bring it in you will get a yep. sun green, hats, warriors and your blue and gold. >> yep. >> you have bag restrictions
here. no bags larger than 16 x >> nope. >> signs and banners are per mid under the following guidelines, they do not obstruct the sight lines? >> yep. >> reporter: can't bring in drones, glass containers or cans, lawn furniture. >> nope. >> and then weapons of any kind, illegal drugs or other items that can be used as a weapon, and sharp items of any kind pf. >> yep. >> that's one yep we don't want to use there. more nos -- now, all the fans are going -- >> what is happening? >> that's just what happened. they took down the barrier so now everybody is going in to get their seats. they lost interest in my yep and nope campaign out here. >> got to get those seats. >> reporter: that's all right.
we understand why. they are trying to get into the perfect spot for the rally that starts at 12:15. back to you, thank you for bringing us there. the parade starts at broadway and 11th and then heads to the western edge of lake merritt and then winds its way to the kaiser convention center. >> mass transit is probably your best bet if you are going, but you have to get there early. >> also big changes to b.a.r.t. and bus service even if you are not involved in the whole hoopla. >> b.a.r.t. is going to be crowded like you have never seen it before, and authorizes b.a.r.t.'s words and not mine, and we are talking about the busiest day ever for b.a.r.t. so if you are trying to get to work or school and not headed to oakland you need to leave no later than 7:00 a.m., and those numbers already up than the numbers in 2015. if you are traveling to oakland
use 19th or 12th street stations and lake merritt could be skipped once we have capacity issues and free parking at the coliseum lots the a and b, and that goes from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and hopefully that will allow you enough time to leave after all the festivities at the south end of lake merritt. and ac transit, 21 bus lines will be detoured and rerouted because of the street closures and will have a temporary transit set up at castro street and a lot of ambassadors downtown to help you through this today. and we have off-ramps closed for 880, and this is starting at 7:00. oakland -- oak street, jackson and broadway, that's starting at 7:00 a.m., and all the surface streets will close then as well. we will take a look at the current road conditions coming up in just a few. we will have live coverage of today's victory parade and we are calling it dub nation celebration. and the parade starts at 10:00
a.m., and our coverage will begin shortly before the parade starts. developing news in san francisco, police are still trying to figure out why a ups employee went on the rampage at work. >> four people are dead including the gunman now identified as jimmy lam. they believe he acted alone and this was not an act of terror. the chief medical examiner released the names of the victims and they are 46-year-old michael lefiti of hercules, and wane chan of san francisco, and benson louie of san francisco. you can see the small memorial growing at 17 bruno avenue. >> we talked to some people that lived near his apartment in the richmond district in san francisco and they are shocked. investigators are not sure if he
targeted his victims or fired at random. a teamster's official said lam filed a grievance in march claiming he was working extra overtime, and officials say he did not seem angry. sources say he had a history of mental problems and was estranged from his wife and ups employees told us he does have children. >> ups will resume deliveries this morning, and most deliveries were cancelled yesterday, and they sent this note to customers citing an emergency causing delays. >> we did put out the push alert yesterday morning. make sure to download the app for free to be alerted to breaking news where you live. now your accuweather 7-day forecast with drew tuma. >> really comfortable temperatures, 66 by 10:00. by 2:00, we are warming up to 76
degrees. where that sun screen, the uv index is running high today. good morning, concord. 54, that number in fremont. and 43 in san francisco. and future tracker temperatures, 9:00 this morning. we are already quickly warming in the 60s and 70s, away from the coast. by the lunchtime hour already in the low 80s. as we go into the afternoon we will go in the 90s inland, and a lot of 70s and 80s around the bay so a mild day later on this afternoon. highs today, lots of sunshine. enjoy 84 in san jose. later on today, 81, that number in fremont. and 74 in san francisco, and about 89 in santa rosa. and then 90 as well in livermore. the temperatures will continue to rise even into friday and over the weekend. so it's for that fact we will have an excessive heat watch go into effect tomorrow afternoon for everybody except the immediate coastline because we are tracking the first heat wave
of 2017, and it's not only going to be warm inland but across the entire region. the heat increases tomorrow and then it's just down right hot over the weekend, especially father's day on sunday. look at this, temperatures go into the triple digits and around the bay, and then along the coast it will be mild with temperatures in the 70s. let's get a check of the roads with alexis. good morning, drew. check out the sunshine if you are doing the bay bridge this morning, and if you are doing the counter commute you could see if you are coming into the city, and really light and filling in as well. we had a problem in san francisco a short time ago. southbound 101 before you get to the 80 merge we had a vehicle fire and that was blocking a lane and sounds like they just got that put out but we are seeing a slight delay in the area. i will keep my eye on that, and drive time looking decent as well. if you are coming in from highway 4 westbound 80 into the
maze, euit will take you 18 minutes. if you have an early morning flight today, southbound 101 san francisco to sfo that is still in the green at just nine minutes. we will see how mass transit looks coming up at 5:50. crime scene tape still up around the baseball field where a gunman open fire on washington lawmakers. the unity and defiance republicans and democrats will show today. >> one of the rangers was threatened with assault. >> and that was for doing his job. the safety concern in san jose for worker trying to prevent a fire tragedy. fire tragedy. as you start your day at
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a shooting survivor is praising two u.s. capitol officers for saving lives. >> cell phone video captured the moment gunfire erupt the yesterday morning. two officers returned fire and killed the gunman. steve scalise remains in critical condition this morning, and a congressional aide was among the four shot and he spoke about his ordeal this morning. >> i'm okay. the leg is going to be okay. the bullet went clean through and i'm honestly blessed to be alive. it was a very scary moment but without the agents it will have been worse.
? >> can you see that whole interview coming up on "good morning america" right after "abc7 mornings." new safety concerns being raised about the homeless encampments in san jose. they are north of the old jungle homeless camp. >> a member of downtown streets team who was involved in trying to pick up litter was threatened by somebody with a knife. and there's another incident a couple days prior, i believe, that one of the rangers was threatened with an assault by somebody in an unlawful encampment. >> sometimes they are say they are called out three to five times a day for fires, and one person has been arrested for arson. arson. and norman charged with assault.
he assaulted a 5-year-old at motels when she was between 11 and 16. he owns the ny learning center that provids therapy for developmentally challenged children. and then making it easier to buy homes along the peninsula. it pays half of a 20% down payment for educators, and our media partner reports the donation will help teachers in three school districts in the redwood school area. warriors draymond green went to l.a. last night ahead of today's parade because he was on jimmy kimm "jimmy kimmel live!" he asked about the championship two years ago. >> we wrote a whole song about the cavs.
>> you are going to sing it on -- >> cavs, nope. >> is that the lyrics? >> we won, yep. they suck, yep. lebron, nope. splash brothers, yep -- i can't really remember the rest. i was not in my right state of mind. >> that's so good. you can watch jimmy kimmel live here on abc7. >> the lyrics are simple but true and provocative. i give him an a-pl >> golden sunshine, yep. >> we got it all, guys. and sutro tower, the sun is peeking out along the horizon, and it's total sunshine today. and we are getting the all-clear, so temperature wise, good morning in the 50s and 60s at this early hour.
56 in san jose. about 53 in san francisco, and napa and vallejo. good morning, you are sitting at a temperature of 53 degrees. nothing but sunshine throughout the afternoon, and by 4:00 it will be warm out there. low 90s in our warmest spots inland and around the bay. a lot of low 80s will start to pop up. temperatures topping out in the mid-60s. but each and every afternoon the numbers are going to rise. future tracker temperatures by friday some 20 degrees above average. 80s and 90s widespread. watch what happens over the weekend. saturday those numbers continue to climb. we are approaching triple-digit heat, and a little relief in the 70s and 80s and the numbers just get hotter on sunday. by sunday, tracking dangerous heat. lots of triple digits. it's for that fact over the weekend we will have an excessive heat watch go into effect so take it easy over the
weekend, and accuweather 7-day forecast, heat on the rise by friday. saturday and sunday into the weekend, it gets hot and that trend looks to continue for much of next week. that's weather and let's get a check of traffic with alexis. we are looking okay. light volumes so far especially here in the south bay. 101 and 880, no issues there, wide open in both directions. a quick check of the traffic maps, too. we are still seeing a lot of green. i want to check on the central valley, westbound 2035 to 580, heavy as usual and about 16 miles per hour, and today we are looking pretty good. keeping a close eye on b.a.r.t. today with the warriors parade expected to be an extremely busy day for b.a.r.t. and it's already ramping up, and 30 minutes ago they tweeted we are already at 5% of the amount of people from the same time from the dubs parade in 2015, so that gives you an idea it will be busier than that day and that was the second busiest day ever,
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5:54, we are talking about the dub celebration. 66 degrees by 10:00 this morning as the parade gets under way and by 2:00 those numbers will rise to about 76 degrees. wear the sun screen. uv index running high today. highs today across the region, sunshine no matter where you live, and 84 for san jose later on this afternoon. and 74 degrees in san francisco. 89 in santa rosa. 88 in napa. fairfield and antioch, you will be very warm with highs around 90 degrees. heat will increase over the weekend and we have an excessive heat watch in effect and first let's get a check of the roads with alexis. >> we are doing okay but starting to ramp up. here's a live look outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been on for half an hour. and so nothing unusual about that. we don't have any blocking incidents for you the rest of the way into san francisco.
a quick check of drive times here, too. tracy to dublin, one of the busiest routes, no surprise here, 52 minutes. that's the slowest drive time and you are the only one in the red at this point. westbound 4, antioch to concord, you are flipping over into the yellow at about 20 minutes, and southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco you look great at 17 minutes. a lot of changes with the parade today and i'll talk more about those coming up next. and all things must come to an end. >> one couple announced their breakup a little different than most. watch. ♪ ♪ you had what i needed, ♪ but now we are just friends ♪ our romance came to an end ♪ oh, baby, you had what i needed ♪ ♪ these seven years were great, and now let's am bough klee separate. >> seven years, and i have
feelings about this and they are not positive. drew, come through, and are you here with me on this? yeah, not good with that either. it's their own rendition of the song, just a friend. >> it shows them painting their place together. >> guys, just -- calm >> remove >> you will continue to stalk them on social media. >> continue your lives. >> if you are watching us at home and have not left for the warriors parade, stick around for a couple more minutes. right now at the live desk, getting live images of a growing memorial for one of the victims from the ups shooting from yesterday. i will have many more details next. next. and then details
let's get up and get going. >> this is "abc7 mornings." it's thursday, june 15th. i think a lot of people headed to the warriors parade, dub nation celebration. you should be watching us on your app right now and get on over there right now. >> yeah, because you are late. i just want to point out i feel like the bay area is decked out in the warriors' colors. look behind us. going to be a nice day. >> i will take full advantage of the forecast and show you we have nothing but sunshine on the way so enjoy. a gorgeous thursday. live doppler 7 along with satellite, patchy fog along the immediate coastline around half moon bay. and then sutro tower, beautiful, the golden gate bridge soaked in sunshine. your day planner, look at that at 4:00, tons of sunshine, and 90s inland and mid-60s along the coast. how are the roadways, alexis? >> yeah, let's look o