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thanks for joining us. here's meteorologist lisa argen, tracking live doppler 7s for us. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. we have a dense fog advisory until 9:00 from the national weather service, particularly in san francisco and along the shoreline. where the fog is creating visibility issues not only in the south, but check out north and south, half moon bay, petaluma, even napa. this will bring us cooler weather and even sunshine by the morning. 55 in fremont, 54 in concord. there it is, we're looking for numbers to stay cool by noontime. low to mid-70s around the bay and inland, staying in the 50s at the coast. we're looking at mid-80s inland. that's cooler than yesterday. if you're planning your week, it gets cooler each and every day. chris? >> lisa, thank you. this morning, investigators in san jose are trying to determine what sparked a large fire in the foothills. it burned several structures and vehicles. we brought you live coverage yesterday. abc 7 news reporter katie
>> reporter: neighbors on ruby place weren't taking any chances. will wynn and his dad worked side by side. >> we have to do something. this right now is my house. >> reporter: the fire erupted on pleasant acres drive just after 4:00 p.m. a san jose fire captain said it started in a trailer and spread to other structures and vehicles on the property. >> they had several propane tanks that were fueling the fire and causing it to get larger. >> reporter: firefighters also had a problem getting close to the fire. as you can see from this google map progression dating to 2003, the property had become crammed and old cars and other items. >> all of the stuff and debris on the property made it really difficult to access the fire. trying to maneuver the hoses around all of the stuff. >> reporter: the property owner told abc 7 news he used the location for storage. it's unclear if anyone was living there. the fire was a threat to other homes and a neighboring mosque.
>> that was the time when, afternoon, everybody was here. when they smelled the smoke and fire, they came running and hooked up hoses. >> reporter: the fire did not spread beyond the original property. but people were advised to shelter in place and close their windows because of smoke. arson investigators are working to determine the cause of fire. in san jose, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. a potential bombshell in washington. the first arrest could come monday in connection with the russia/trump campaign collusion. cnn and "the wall street journal" report justice department investigators have filed charges which a grand jury approved. former fbi director robert mueller is trying to find out if the trump campaign teamed up with russia to interfere with the election and if the president tried to obstruct the investigation. in san francisco, gunfire sent four people to the hospital. police are looking to see if
anyone else was injured. someone shot them on fillmore street and golden gate avenue at 7:30 last night right outside the police station. officers ran to the scene after hearing the gunshots. they detained two people. the injuries were not life-threatening. b.a.r.t. police need your help to find a man suspected of painting offensive graffiti around the system. b.a.r.t. surveillance cameras captured images of the vandal. investigators believe he's responsible for hateful slurs and symbols in trains and stations. it has happened again. a gun turned up at a local school for the fifth time this week. san jose police arrested a 12-year-old boy after officers say he waved the gun at another boy at chaboya middle school on thursday. you can see on this map where boys were found with guns on campus suns monday. milpitas high school went on lockdown on thursday. parents and students at a
napa school are outraged after a popular principal was inexplicably fired. as abc 7 news reporter katie utehs explains why the protests last night are just the beginning. >> reporter: from fliers on cars to protesting, students and parents at justin siena high school in napa want answers following the unexpected firing of their principal. >> we want him back. and we just want justice in the system that seems so corrupt at the moment. >> reporter: principal john bordelon was fired a week ago. his attorney says with no explanation. >> there's only one person that knows, the individual that has the power to fire him, and that's robert jordon. >> reporter: robert jordon is the school president and has the authority to fire anyone at the private institution. they're all at-will employees. the new principal, brother christopher brady, spoke on behalf of the school. >> i'm not sure they can be informed, because it is a personnel matter, about the reason why. law prevents the president from speaking about personnel issues. >> reporter: are there
allegations of misconduct or impropriety or even criminal allegations? >> none. none whatsoever. >> reporter: the parents are incredibly organized. within the last week they put together this binder full of messages to the board of trustees. they're threatening to withhold private funding and even pull students. >> i can't send my kids here. i can't do it. >> reporter: a gofundme page has raised $66,000 to support bordelon and his family. in napa, katie utehs, abc 7 news. firefighters are closing in on battling the napa fires. abc 7 news was at piner high school in santa rosa where students were back in class yesterday. 13 schools reopened yesterday morning. piner's principal said they won't return to their old
curriculum. instead they'll be eased back into learning and will work with counselors if needed. the rest of the city's schools are expected to reopen on monday. sonoma county was hit hard by the fires. but one community is using a little halloween spirit and i lot of determination to help rebuild and grow stronger. abc 7 news anchor dion lim has more. >> reporter: this is the ninth year for blind scream at haunted park. but this year holds special meaning for this community. as you walk through the haunted hallways, yes, there will be screams, scares, and terror. but nothing compared to the real terror of the north bay fires. >> it looked like hell was erupting from the hills, growing orange, red, smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the blazes broke out, directly affecting so many of the actors, volunteers, and workers that make this haunted house possible. >> so many families we know have lost their homes. it was really hard for us to know how to move forward.
we decided it was very important for us to try to keep some sort of normal holiday traditions alive. >> reporter: so, as the saying goes, the show must go on. this spooky show acting as an escape, not just for the actors, but for the guests as well. >> it's good to do something fun. >> reporter: part of the ticket proceeds are going to the north bay relief fund to help rebuilding. already using fake blood, costumes, and a surprise flash mob. this community is already rising from the ashes. >> i'm not dion lim, because i hate her, abc 7 news. >> there are plenties ways to help the victims. the details are on our website, abc7news.com. get ready for more
implosions today at the bay bridge. this morning caltrans is planning to bring down two more of the support piers left over from the old bridge. no cars will be allowed on the bay bridge for 30 minutes during the blasting period, which is scheduled to start around 9:30. meteorologist lisa argen is here and we're waking up to some cool conditions throughout the bay area. >> mm-hmm, and fog. that fog should be breaking up by then. a dense fog advisory in the city, along the coast, here it is, the golden gate bridge, where numbers are in the 40s in the north bay, near zero visibility towards petaluma and even towards half moon bay looking at very limited visibility. much cooler today, we have rain in the forecast. i'll have my accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. also ahead, as north bay fire victims start the rebuilding process, criminals are targeting them. plus beware if you're headed to the beach.
good morning, everyone. a live look outside from our emeryville camera, looking toward the maze. you can see the fog out there this morning. we're about an hour away from sunrise. meteorologist lisa argen will have the full accuweather forecast for us in just a few moments. a san francisco police officer seriously injured while on bicycle patrol is getting better. abc 7 news has confirmed that the officer opened his eyes
yesterday and appears to be responding to his wife's voice. a man who goes by the name of willie flanigan is accused of running down the officer with a suv last week. the officer is in intensive care and still has a long way to go in his recovery. the wildfires left thousands of people devastated in the north bay. now we've learned that some of those fire victims are also victims of organized crimes. 7 on your side's michael finney has been investigating. >> reporter: this was shana rosa's beloved northtown animal hospital before the wildfire. >> my veterinary practice burned to the ground. >> reporter: this google earth image shows the hospital today, a pile of ashes. as if that wasn't bad enough, owner racelle lamar got another shock when she sought help. you went in to fema and got bad news. what happened? >> i did, i went to file for business assistance when i found
out somebody had already used my social security number to apply for fema aid. >> i showed up, gave them my social security number. >> reporter: lorna was told by fema that somebody had claimed her benefits. >> and i can't file or anything or receive anything or get any help because somebody else has done this in my name. >> reporter: fema officials tell us organized criminals had been using stolen identities to make hundreds of thousands of claims for disaster benefits. the benefits intended for real victims. not just for fires in california but for hurricanes in texas and florida. >> across the country, it looks like there have been more than 200,000 fraudulent applications. i don't have an exact number for california. but as a percentage, we know it's a fairly large number. >> reporter: fema officials say they realized last month that thousands of disaster applications for hurricanes harvey and irma were bogus. >> this does appear to be a fairly sophisticated organization that is matching breached private information
against affected areas. >> i was actually fairly mystified. >> reporter: jayne finkowski-rivera of texas had no damage from hurricane harvey but someone used her identity to claim benefits and got them. she received this letter from fema saying it had put $500 in her account but that account was not hers. >> it just is very appalling to know that someone has money that fema should be giving to people who need it. >> reporter: fema is scrutinizing applications more closely, but that's making life even harder for fire victims. >> i can't fire a claim until this resolved. >> on top of everybody else, nobody needs that, ever. in this situation, it's even more devastating. >> reporter: i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. happening today, the san francisco deltas will raise money and collect donations for north bay fire victims. the final game of their regular
season kicks off tonight at 5:00 at kezar stadium in golden gate park. all ticket sales will go to support undocumented immigrants affected by the fires. undocumented immigrants do not receive support from fema. local firefighters can also go to the game today for free. drone view 7 was up early yesterday to catch an amazing view of the napa valley. we tagged along on this hot air balloon ride because we wanted to show you how beautiful napa can be this time of year. despite being hit by fires, the vast majority of the valley is open for business. abc 7 news anchor kristen sze has more. >> reporter: before the sun crested over the napa valley, drone view 7 spotted light. hot air balloons getting ready for tours across the wine growing region. >> it's the best way to see napa valley, from the air it's absolutely spectacular. >> reporter: as you can see, napa looks mostly like it always has.
but the widely publicized fires have put a dent in tourism. >> yeah, we've noticed a little bit of a drop-off. talking to guests from outside the area that have talked to family and friends, and everybody's trying to convince them not to go to napa. >> reporter: drone view 7 was over the silverado country club earlier this week. it was one of the hillside communities hit hardest by the fires. although the fires damaged a handful of wineries, the vast majority of the napa valley is untouched. >> i thought it was absolutely beautiful. the valley is clear. the weather is perfect. you can see for miles. >> reporter: mimi mclaughlin was watching news reports carefully but decided to keep her plans to visit napa. >> there is a certain guilt i think as a tourist you feel coming to a place that has been so hard hit by a tragedy. but i think right now what they need is the tourism. >> reporter: locals like mackenzie magro agree. >> we need the tourists to come back out here. it's gorgeous, get out here. the air is clear. come back and support us. if you can do anything, come back and support the industry. >> you can visit the napa
valley, have a wonderful time, and really not know there was a fire. >> reporter: kristen sze, abc 7 news. in santa cruz county, a suspect is in custody accused of starting the bear fire over a dispute. 54-year-old marlon coy was arrested on october 17th, one day after the fire started, but not for arson. officers say he stole jewelry from an evacuated home. the bear fire burned 400 acres, destroyed two homes and injured 13 firefighters. drone view 7 shows the burned out area in boulder creek where investigators believe it started. three witnesses say that they saw coy starting the fire, which is now 100% contained. >> they witnessed marlon coy lighting this fire, a fire which spread, became bigger, and caused what we are now calling the bear fire. >> coy faces five felony counts in connection with the fire and nine felonies in connection with the burglary. happening today, you can add
a splash of color to your morning jog. the color run hits alameda this morning. runners will take their marks at 8:00 a.m. at alameda point. they'll be showered with colored powder during the 5k run which benefits the american diabetes association. runners had to register in advance. a warning this weekend for beachgoers in san francisco and monterey bay. watch out for sneaker waves. if you're on your phone or not paying attention, those waves can pull you out into the water. the national weather service says there will be smaller waves for long periods of time, then suddenly 15 to 20-foot shore breaks. once pulled into the water, the person would face increased risk of rip currents right now. that warning lasts until tomorrow night. in addition to that, the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory in san francisco, particularly along the coast where visibility is at zero at times. so we watch the fog increase overnight. live doppler 7 painting the picture of the fog hugging the
shoreline. you know that means a cooldown for everyone, significantly cooler today. zero visibility in petaluma. it's increased in napa. but it's down in santa rosa, 3/4 of a mile in half moon bay. emeryville, you're gray as well. here we go in the east bay, do be careful out there. 52 in the city. it's 56 in san jose with 50 in oakland, 49 in gilroy. another vantage point downtown, you'll notice that you see some of that fog in the distance. it's 45 in novato with those 40s prevalent in the north bay. two to five degrees cooler this morning. 52 in livermore. and we're coming down, even though we're going to be in the 80s once again in our inland east bay, down 2 to 5 degrees there. from the golden gate bridge we will see some sunshine at times at the coast. but fog is going to be with us as well. so look for the areas of dense fog, a spook-tacular halloween with temperatures near average. and looking at a weather pattern arriving late thursday into friday. our beach hazard statement through tomorrow night with
those sneaker waves, rip currents and some dangerous surf. breakers up to 20 feet. right now, seven to nine foot waves from bodega bay to the monterey coast. highs today, the 80s have returned. but notice the yellows year indicate cooler temperatures from richmond to oakland. san jose still in the low 80s, your average high 71 for this time of year. look what happens tomorrow, near average. more greens around the bay. then by monday, an autumn chill is in the air with temperatures below average. we should be in the upper 60s. oakland, san francisco, low 70s. about 73 in santa rosa. by friday, breezy winds, cooler than average. here comes the rain, friday morning, 7:00. and then as we get towards the evening hours, your commute looks soggy. and into saturday morning, it stays with us. it translates into sierra snow, wet snow next weekend. but as for today, upper 50s shoreline. the fog pulls away around santa cruz for a time.
but not much in the way of sunshine. 78 for you in fremont, palo alto. that's down from yesterday's low to mid-80s here. it should feel pretty good on the peninsula. 84 in santa rosa. your accuweather seven-day forecast looking at today, much, much warmer than the next seven days with 70s and 80s around the bay. cooler again tomorrow, still with the beach hazard statement. a chrrisp fall day on monday. 70s around the bay. a little change on friday. you should get used to those cooler numbers. by late thursday, not much sun in the afternoon. it looks like the rain not only coming in on friday, lasting through saturday. when it's this far out, the forecast models just give wild amounts. so too early to say how much. >> if the forecast holds up. so often people are like, oh, yeah, can't wait for the rain. then it comes and they're like, oh, why, we want the sun! >> exactly. i've heard it all. >> lisa, thanks. just ahead, we all have a passion for these guys. it's pumpkins. they spent years producing a
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dan harris joins us from new york to tell us what's coming up at 7:00 on "good morning america." good morning. on gma, the russia investigation front and center this morning. new reports that charges have been filed in the probe of special counsel robert mueller. what we know and where this inveigation could be held.
blizzard-like conditions causing more than 200 car accidents leaving thousands without power as a significant coastal storm takes aim at the northeast. rob marciano tracking both of these systems. finally, the hometown heroes houston astros pulling ahead in the world series, clinching game three in front of a packed home crowd as the city pays tribute to the heroes of hurricane harvey. see you soon on "gma." this halloween spectacle of sight and sound was years in the making. a team of digital artists and musicians collaborated to create this stop motion short called "oh, my gourd." the canadian artists carved and photographed dozens of pumpkins, then used the pumpkins to actually create the jingle that accompanied the video. still to come on "abc 7 mornings," victims of the north bay wildfires are looking to the east bay to rent or buy. how they're now dealing with the housing shortage. and leaving the bay area for
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live. >> hi, chris. it's cool and foggy out there. a concentrated fog advisory until 9:00. it's 44 in santa rosa, novato. 55 in fremont. 49 by the delta. we've gone from zero visibility in petaluma to just over a mile or so. three-quarters of a mile, half moon bay. a beech hazard statement for some very dangerous waves, strong rip currents, sneaker waves, rough surf through tomorrow night. golden gate bridge will be shrouded in gray for much of the day. low to mid-70s by noontime. staying in the 50s. 4 degrees cooler than yesterday. then by thursday, the clouds increase and we're looking at rain by next friday, chris. >> lisa, thank you. politicians in washington are trying to distance themselves from a decision to award a lucrative contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars to a two-person company with political connections.
abc news reporter chuck seibertson tell us it all started with hurricane maria shredding puerto rico's power grid. >> reporter: whitefish energy, the company with strong ties to the trump administration, is helping to rebuild puerto rico's hurricane-destroyed power grid. it's now a political hot potato. the tiny montana firm had only two employees when it landed a $300 million contract to restore the island's power, the lucrative deal awarded without a traditional bidding process. >> the federal government, as i said, has nothing to do with the contract or this process. this was something totally determined by the puerto rican government. >> reporter: interior secretary ryan zinke, who is from the small town of whitefish, says he knows the company's owners but denies any knowledge of the contract. >> we'll continue to support the work to restore power in the virgin islands and puerto rico. >> reporter: energy secretary rick perry's spokesperson says no one in the energy department was involved. but perry, the trump presidential campaign, and the national committee all together received tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the main financial backer of whitefish
energy. eight different congressional committees are now asking questions. federal auditors are reviewing the contract as well as officials in puerto rico. >> if there is wrongdoing, you know, in this process or in any process, there will be hell to pay. >> reporter: a spokesperson for whitefish says political contributions had no influence in the awarding of the contract. chuck seibertson, abc news, new york. spain's senate has authorized the government to apply constitutional measures to take control of the government of catalonia, the region around barcelona. the senate vote came shortly after the catalan parliament, seen here, voted to declare the region's independence, prompting a celebration in the streets of barcelona. the party may be short-lived. late yesterday, spain's prime minister dissolved the catalan government and called for a regional election for december 21st. in palo alto, a newly installed billboard on highway 101 is generating a lot of buzz. at first glance it appears to
target silicon valley tech workers. but the man behind the ad says there's much more to it. >> reporter: on this well-traveled stretch of 101, there's a new billboard designed to spark conversation. >> it was pretty funny, right, just because of the fact that we see so many different things in the bay area. >> reporter: a simple text thread aimed at tech workers talking about new york city as an alternative to silicon valley. manhattan-based civic and social entrepreneur andrew rasiej paid market rates for the billboard. >> i would prefer that people didn't refer to the entire tech industry as silicon valley. >> reporter: on his website, rasiej outlines why he believes the big apple is better suited for those who want to make a difference through tech. >> we believe the new york technology community is more inclusive and more focused on equity in terms of economic equity for everyone. >> reporter: from diversity to disruption to workplace harassment, the shortcomings of
silicon valley have been well-documented in recent years. a number of local companies are starting to tackle some of those issues. despite the challenges, industry experts say the valley's startup ecosystem is second to none. >> they want to start a startup, they have access to -- there are so many incubators, accelerators here. there are meet-ups, events they can go to. >> reporter: local entrepreneurs say there's still a lot of good. >> the smartest and brightest people from all kinds of fields are here and they're constantly innovating to come up with the latest. >> rasiej wouldn't elaborate on how long the billboard would stay up. he says he's open to changing the messaging down the road. officials at oakland tech have been reprimanded for allowing one of its famed alumni to practice with the school's football team. the raiders' marshawn lynch posted this video on instagram wednesday showing him practicing with the varsity squad. while the kids and lynch enjoyed
themselves, state rules actually prohibit anyone other than students from practicing with football teams. >> i don't think he meant any harm by being out there. he was just trying to create a positive experience for kids. but there is a rule that's in place, and we have to reinforce the rule. >> powell didn't say what actions were taken against the administrators and coaches. lynch is under a one-game suspension for bumping an official during the raiders game last week and will not play in buffalo tomorrow. apple's most expensive iphone ever sold out within minutes of going on sale yesterday. if you can get one, the price starts at $1,000. but there are ways to shave hundreds off the cost. abc news reporter rebecca jarvis shows us how. >> reporter: iphone x frenzy. preorders for the new devices selling out in less than ten minutes. with an upgraded camera, wireless charging, new facial recognition technology, plus -- >> as you see, no more home button. it's glass all around.
>> reporter: it's considered the most revolutionary phone on the market. at $1,000, it's also the most expensive iphone ever. but there are some ways to cut that price tag. at&t, sprint, t-mobile and verizon offering up to $350 off if you have an eligible trade-in and opt into a monthly payment plan. apple's own trade up program is offering as much as $375 in credits with a trade-in. if you're not tied to an iphone, best buy cutting prices on the competition by $100. the samsung galaxy s8 on sale for $625. the google pixel 2 on sale for $550. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. back to the north bay wildfires, santa rosa is nearly 70 miles away from walnut creek, but fire victims are looking for an away for places to rent or even buy. abc 7 news reporter leslie brinkley has more now about the
housing shortage after the fires. >> we've had clients come down whose homes were burnt and some who were just smoked out and scared out, they come down and want to buy right now. >> reporter: some aren't waiting for things to settle out with their insurance companies. if they have enough for a down payment, they're pursuing what little is for sale. this napa resident works into walnut creek escrow office. >> a couple that lost everything in santa rosa i know is coming here. they don't have anything. they basically just had the clothes on their back. they're coming in and putting in offers in this area. hopefully they'll get one soon and we'll be doing escrows for them. >> reporter: this is the busy entrance to a retirement community in walnut creek. people here say every day they see people with families and even dogs, scouting for housing. realtors say their number one priority, shopping for fire safe homes in fire safe locations. it's tough. this survivor of the 1991 oakland hills fire drafted up a
list of advice, which she titled "if i knew then what i know now." >> negotiate with your insurance company. make sure you can walk away with what you are due from them. take your time and make your decision. maybe you rent a house and decide whether you want to go back or not. >> they usually come here looking for a rental. since we don't have many rentals either, they often switch over to become a buyer and decide they want to buy. they just don't want to go back. >> reporter: in walnut creek, leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. still ahead on "abc 7 mornings," halloween is typically orange and black. one family is featuring a lot of red and blue this year. we'll explain. first, a live look outside from emeryville camera.
a live look outside from the abc 7 exploratorium camera at pier 15. 54 degrees is the current temperature in san francisco's financial district. lisa returns with the full forecast and the possibility of rain in the seven-day. in the east bay, an oakland developer is hoping to drastically change the city's skyline. these are artists' renderings of a proposed residential and office tower that, if approved, would be the city's tallest. the building would be at 13th and harrison at the edge of chinatown. the tower has an unusual shape,
appearing to split in two. at 460 feet tall, oakland's current zoning caps in the area at 275 feet would have to be waived. a neighborhood preservation group does not want the current building on that site, which is filled with chinese-american retailers, to be demolished. heads up for those of you proud to be in the bay area. "forbes" just gave us some new bragging rights. it named the san francisco area this year's coolest city.
flood victims in san jose are getting some much-needed help with home repairs. volunteers with rebuilding together silicon valley will fix up 38 homes for low income homeowners, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. this video was taken during the coyote creek flood in february. the disaster impacted 14,000 residents. today chipotle will donate proceeds. customers should mention the name rebuilding together silicon valley when they order to make sure their money benefits south bay residents. meteorologist lisa argen is here. >> yes, we're looking at dense fog this morning. cooler temperatures. and the weekend kind of split. we still have some 80s today. even cooler tomorrow. a live look outside from sfo. and we'll have arrival delays more than likely. it is 50 in oakland, 52 in the city, 40s in the north bay. plenty of fog out there to cause
got tangled up as they fought for a rebound. beal smacked green in the face from behind. green took offense and grabbed beal. the two players then got locked up and wrestled to the floor. you can see here both teams tried to break it up. it wasn't immediately clear whether any punches were thrown. green emerged with a ripped jersey. both players were ejected. beal was confronted by a warriors fan in the tunnel and they exchanged some words. that wasn't all. green had a few words on the way out as well. take a listen what he screamed as he went to the locker room. >> they can't hold me down! been that way! been that way! [ bleep ]! >> back to the game, the warriors made a furious come back after trailing by as many as 18 points in the second half. the warriors went on a big run.
kevin durant gave the warriors the lead with a 3. he had a game high 31 points. warriors went on to win the game 120-117. the houston astros are two wins away from claiming their first world series title after beating the dodgers last night. astros scored four runs in the second inning, knocking out hugh darvish. houston tacked on another run in the fifth inning and held on for a 5-3 victory. astros lead the best of seven series two games to one. game four is tonight at minute maid field. first pitch at 5:20 p.m. both cal and san jose state are in need of a win today. the golden bears will play colorado in boulder at 11:00 a.m. cal has lost four of their last five games. sjsu has lost six straight. a full slate of college football is on tap on abc 7. at 9:00 a.m., number 11 oklahoma state battles 22nd ranked west
virginia in morgantown. at 12:30, ucla takes on number 12 washington at huskies stadium. that's followed by abc 7 news at 4:00 p.m. at 5:00, texas tech faces tenth-ranked oklahoma in norman. that will be followed by after the game at around 8:00 p.m. good saturday morning to you. lots of dense fog at the coast. and it's patchy elsewhere. but we're cooler everywhere this morning. that's going to make for a cooler day today. still above average. as you're looking at that fog, you'll notice that it's pretty hard navigating there along the shoreline. that will be the case at 9:00. our highlights feature the dense fog and cooling continuing over the weekend. halloween looks spook-tacular, highs in the mid-70s inland. a wet weather pattern not only friday and saturday, but at this point the forecast model is looking very, very generous with the rain. way too early to forecast how
much. but if things hold true, we'll look for a pretty good soaking. as we look outside right now, you'll notice you can see the fog in the distance. not totally socked in from this vantage point. we will look for the north bay, half moon bay, to really be impacted. live doppler 7 right now, zero visibility in petaluma, a mile on the coast, be careful there. mt. tam, sun coming up at 7:30, later and later these days. that helps in our cooldown today, with the shorter days. we do look for us to fall back next weekend. so we have that going for us as well. 52 in san francisco, oakland 57, mountain view with numbers in the upper 40s from gilroy. yesterday was 90 in gilroy. we've had enough of that, haven't we? the heat, if you like it, another day today, 80s inland. a little hot for late october. we'll fix that over the weekend. 43 santa rosa, 45 in novato. these 40s have been a regular
occurrence in the north bay. 52 in livermore. we're looking at temperatures way down in the stip. how about 68 today. you were in the 80s yesterday from downtown to the airport. we've got the dense fog advisory looking at a nice halloween. and temperatures cooling down significantly today and even more so tomorrow. we're bringing in our storm impact scale. it's a 1 for next friday. this could change, as i noted before, looking at a pretty soggy pattern, friday morning, friday night 6:00, into saturday morning. the bulk of the participation at this point looks to be friday and saturday. in the mountains, yes, it's going to turn into snow. so ean early call for friday an saturday, looking at heavy, wet snow in the first part of your weekend. stay tuned to the forecast. highs today, upper 50s, coast. mid- to upper 70s peninsula. you're in the 80s from pfremont to mountain view. redwood city, 78. halloween, he's pretty happy about it with spooky clouds.
upper 60s through the middle of the day with mid-70s. a halloween treat inland. very nice weather. sometimes we've got our first rain by halloween. we've already had that. the accuweather seven-day forecast looking at temperatures coming down considerably tomorrow. today, though, about five degrees cooler. another six degrees cooler tomorrow. and then very nice throughout the middle of the week. and then looks like we're getting soggy and breezy next weekend. >> i do like the fact that there won't be rain on halloween for all the kids out there. >> yeah, that is nice. >> lisa, thank you. alameda is getting into the spirit of halloween including one family that's got all their names talking. abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom went to check out the spooky way they're speaking up about politics. >> reporter: are these your halloween costumes? >> yeah. >> reporter: halloween can be funny or scary. >> i don't want to ruin the kids' dreams. >> reporter: dreams that for 4-year-old ryan may already be nightmares. who is it? >> he's a skeleton. >> reporter: his name is steve bannon.
ryan's mom and dad have a bit of a passion. are your parents super into politics? >> yeah. >> reporter: when it came time to decorate -- >> we've made the house into a trump halloween featuring donald trump as the devil and pretty much all of the members of the administration. >> reporter: it's no secret dan and cathy lean a bit to the left. >> bob mueller as a shark eating republicans. paul manafort as frankenstein. >> reporter: ryan would follow in their footsteps if only he could pronounce the name of russia's president. the display is quite a hit with the neighbors. most seem to like it, even the russian ones. >> i'm from russia. it's like my president. i was so surprised. it's fun. >> reporter: from flying spiders. >> we have this jumping spider. >> reporter: to flying cabinet secretaries. >> tom price. the price is right when you fly
taxpayer air. >> we might not have done a display like this if we lived somewhere in the deep south. >> reporter: here even the mailman is on board. >> i like it. a lot of people are stopping over here. >> reporter: and some have asked them to leave it up all year. >> this halloween is scary, hence the current administration. >> reporter: although some like their candy without a side of politics, others think it's a scary time to make use of the first amendment. >> i already have the natural hair for the donald trump combover. so i think i should go political. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. if you're looking for some spooky events to kick off your holiday weekend, go to our website, abc7news.com. we have links to events that go from now through halloween day. next, all eyes were on this fashion show in paris with chocolate covered dresses.
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>> nobody picked all six. tuesday night's jackpot goes up to $40 million. time now, 6:57. time to indulge in chocolate without feeling guilty. today is national chocolate day. in france, models hit the runway wearing chocolate covered dresses. we had to show you this video. 15 designers and chocolatiers teamed up to create these tasty works of art. studies show eating chocolate in moderation can lower your blood pressure. final weather check. >> i'm in. before 6:00, chocolate for me. temperatures cooler, 68 downtown, 72 oakland, fog at the coast. 80s return but not as warm inland. the accuweather seven-day forecast, cooler tomorrow. dense fog advisory until 9:00 this morning in the city. temperatures come way down early next week, but rain arrives late thursday into friday. stay tuned, could be a soaker. >> lisa, thank you.
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