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thousand year flood and we've had two in two years. >> reporter: officials say the situation is worse than in 2016 when flash flooding killed two people and destroyed dozens of buildings and cars. >> i can just tell you my heart is broken, thinking about what the people are going through here and the people's lives who were devastated two years ago where they rebuilt, and now they're faced with the same daunting task again. >> reporter: states of emergency declared across florida and for parts of mississippi and alabama. the first named storm, alberto, i pekted to make landfall today. alberto arriving just before the official start of the hurricane season. >> nature doesn't follow our timeline. nature pretty much does what it wants to do. >> alberto is expected to clock in wind speeds at 65 miles per hour. meteorologists say florida's
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panhandle will get the brunt of it today. stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. >> tough to see the images coming in from the east coast when we're so lucky here, we have beautiful weather. >> i used to not live that far away from amend cot city. >> devastating, two times within a two years. that's the extreme weather we're getting. it's the flooding rain down in the southeast. let's focus in on our weather. 14 straight days. 14 consecutive days of below average temperatures. for this, this is my 12-hour planner for this memorial day. mid to upper 50s at 7:00, 62 at the coast. at noon, 74 around the bay to 84 inland, on our way to 70 at the coast, increasing sunshine, 82 around the bay, 88 at 4:00, but places like antioch or asphalt surfaces inland will be well
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into the 90s. if you're walking ag cross those, you'll notice the heat nipping at your heels there. hey, alexis. >> taking a look at a lot of empty pavement here at the bay bridge toll plaza. surprised if we have those metering lights turned on. very light volumes due to the holiday. it will be a different story when everyone is coming back into town. we'll enjoy it for now. i want to show you the central valley commute, 205 to 580. we have the fog out there, the visibility layer on top of the traffic maps as mike mentioned. looking dense around the hayward area, the tri-valley, as you head into oakland there on 880, 238 and 580. definitely drive for conditions. we'll check out some of the mass transit agencies in a few minutes. today is the gael day. game seven of the western conference finals. >> the warriors need to pull off another big win in houston
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tonight. abc 7 reporter amy hollyfield live at oracle arena with more on a big watch party for fans. >> reporter: good morning. you can see behind me oracle all lit up, flashing lights, showing something big here. of course, the warriors themselves won't be here tonight. we have video of them boarding their plane headed to houston. that is where game seven will be. their assistant coach talked about how game six went and how he's liking how things are looking for game seven. >> you've got to go out and execute. obviously play with force and energy. it's going to be pretty rowdy and crazy in the arena. we do those things and we just come out with a good game plan which we have the last few games, defensively sound, take care of the basketball, we'll be fine. >> reporter: here is the information for tonight's party. those of us left behind in the bay area, we can still watch the
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game at oracle, doors open at 5:00 for this watch party. it costs $20. they have tickets available. parking only $10. the game starts at 6:00, and tts game seven. so it's a do-or-die situation. even if the warriors won't be here, you can bet oracle is going to be rocking. live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> no doubt oracle will be packed. in the least lebron james led the cavaliers to their fourth straight nba finals. james played all 48 minutes. they beat the celtics on the road 87-79. if the warriors win, it will be a warriors-cavs part four. it was on, then off. now it might be on again. president trump says he expects the summit with north korea to go on as scheduled on june 12th. mr. trump tweeted yesterday a u.s. team had arrived in the north to make arrangements for
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the summit ending his message with the words "it will happen." the president withdrew from the planned summit last week after north korea restricted to ground rules a group rocket dog rescue found the pups on 89th avenue and d street. one of the dogs had a paw cut off. the other had a broken jaw and is being treated at the hospital. they will be reunited later today. health advocates closely watching a san francisco proposition. proposition e would bail the sale of candy flavored nicotine products. opponents say they're with teens. >> one pod of juul equals five
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packs of cigarettes in terms of the nicotine punch in them. this is scary stuff. san francisco being the public health leader that it is is doing something. >> meanwhile the fda opted to delay ruling on whether to ban products in 2022. they hope proposition e will start a statewide conversation. the examiner reports supervisor sandra lee fewer wants to build affordable housing above library branches. she says libraries are open to creative ideas. some are in the process of renovating. there are no current plans for existing libraries to make affordable housing an option. >> can see the flooding rains in cuba, moving up near florida and all across the southeast from north korea over towards mississippi. definitely going to be a bummer to be out and about in that area
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today because of the wet weather and flooding. back at home it's pretty quiet. we have haze out there, a little fog. down the peninsula coast a little mist this morning. temperatures running from about 53 to 56 across san francisco. you can see how quiet it is on the san mateo bridge but how hazy it is also. we'll do good on your commute planner. it's a holiday. good as far as driving, mass trance sit, driving and a ferry ride. look at these temperatures in the south bay. from 63 at 7:00. mid to upper 80s for the afternoon hours. still 75 at 8:00 this evening. look at our east bay valleys. hopefully you can have the windows open trying to get that 50-degree air trapped in the house before it reaches 85 at noon, yients by 1:00, all the way through by 5:00. still near 80 at 8:00 this
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morning. when i came in this morning, it's scary for us to come in at that time of the morning because a lot of people are leaving establishments, and i saw a lot of this on the roadway. very scary. >> yeah, that's not good. i don't have any major situations now. certainly drive with caution if you are out this morning. we are looking at light volume. so walnut creek, southbound 680, you are in the going to have a lot of company if you're one of the few heading into work. we have a lot of changes for many of our mass transit agencies, so keep that in mind if you're planning on using mass transit today. no service for ace rail. trains not operating out of the central valley. b.a.r.t. running on a sunday schedule. capitol corridor on a weekend holiday schedule and we have an hour before those trains start running as well. we'll take a look at light drive times as well.
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>> if you ride muni, there's a planned closure of the twin peaks tunnel. buses are replacing uni metros between the st. francis circle and the church street station. service on the k. angle side, ocean view is affected. tunnel will reopen tomorrow morning. muni is doing prep work right now for a two-month-long closure of the tunnel. they'll renovate that 100-year-old structure. coming up, a silent call for help. the lifesaving note police say held them to a woman being abused. closure for a livermore family. the special memorial tribute
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will one day be affected by some kind of vision problem. save your vision for the years ahead. call... or log on to to learn about glaucoma and macular degeneration. it's 4:42 on a monday. if you're traveling around, look at the heat everywhere. mid to upper 90s through the central valley. 103 in palm springs. 74, 68. increasing sunshine and 678 in monterey. tahoe we finally shed the thunderstorm threat. here is a look at the next seven days. average high 67. other than thursday being at 62, we're going to be in the low to
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mid 70s just about every day with a whole lot of sunshine. hope you enjoy it if you're up there. >> looks nice, thank you, mike. police in florida say a woman's desperate plan may have saved her life. she slipped a note to her veterinarian saying her boyfriend had a gun. it said call the cops, my boyfriend is threatening me. he has a gun. please don't let him know. the woman says she convinced her boyfriend to bring the dog to the clinic as a way to escape his physical abuse. officers arrived and arrested the boyfriend and he is being held without bail. a pilot and his assistant at a flight school in redding face kidnapping and conspiracy charges after police say they tried to deport a student. police say they went to the student's home last week to tell them they would be sending him back to china. they went back the next day where they attacked and threatened him before taking him to the airport.
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the pilot and his assistant were arrested. former president george h.w. bush remains hospitalized this morning for low blood pressure and fatigue. the 93-year-old is likely to spend the next few days recovering according to the spokesperson. h spent 13 days at a houston hospital for an infection last month. mr. bush's spokesperson themethe president is alert. a moving tribute for a world war ii veteran declared missing in action. lieutenant thomas kelly flew a b 32 bomber. yesterday he was honored in his hometown of livermore. >> reporter: a 21-gun salute for livermore native lieutenant thomas kaley, above, a b 32 bomber flying in his honor. he and his crew disappeared off
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the coast of papua new guinea. >> they told us the plane was shot down. >> reporter: diane christy is his niece. >> that's what the commanding officer's letter said a few months later, but you never really know. >> reporter: last october the family got word that the plane and the remains of the crew were found. project recover, a group dedicated to finding missing service members made the discovery using underwater robots. >> it's a needle within a haystack of needles in many respects. it's very, very difficult because the ocean is a lot bigger than it looks. >> scott is a cos sin of lieutenant kelly. >> after all these years we see where the grave lies. >> reporter: for 74 years family members paid their respects at lieutenant kelly's memorial marker here at the family plot. now they're hoping his remains will be recovered and brought back home.
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>> my grandparents, my mother, my stepfather are all buried over there. it would be wonderful to bring him home and put him there with them. it would mean a lot. >> reporter: it's up to the department of defense to recover the remains. in livermore, lillian kim, abc 7 news. thousands of motorcyclists roared i understand washington, d.c. to honor american forces who never came home. rolling thunder attracts motorcyclists from all across america. many are veterans themselves. yesterday's ride took them from the pentagon across the potomac and along washington's national mall. rolling thunder wrapped up with a memorial day concert at the u.s. capitol. bruno mars and halsey helped wrap up bottlerock last night. ♪
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>> the three-day music festival covered just about every genre. organizers say about 40,000 people packed the festival every night. rapper, producer, actor, now add world record holder to his resume. snoop dogg made the largest cocktail at bottlerock. he shared that photo made famous by his 1993 song, gin and and d warren g also helped make that cocktail and top chef winner michael watajio. the three were presented a certificate. they're in the guinness world record. >> laid back with his mind on his money and money on his mind. >> what happened to the contents of that beverage? >> snoop dogg may have helped. >> that was for the vippp backstage.
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>> the guinness world records got to see a nice concert. today, boy, a cocktail like that, you'd have to share that with everybody at the boetsch or the pool or the lake. a lack of clouds out there is the reason we'll have strong sunshine and summer warmth today. middle of the week we'll have a cooling trend. we'll take our temperatures back down below average briefly and build that warmth right back into the weekend.% for today, let's go around our microclimates. mid to upper 80s for the south bay. san jose about 88. sunshine in the afternoon and 77 in santa cruz. mid to upper 70s in millbrae and san mateo. nearing 70 along the coast today once we get rid of some of that mist this morning, if you're dealing with that. not very many are. mid 70s for downtown, south san francisco and sausalito. mid to upper 80s through most of the north bay. yients around napa, lakeport, cloverdale and ukiah. along the east bayshore, upper
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70s for richmond and berkeley. some of the hottest temperatures on a widespread upper 80s to mid 90s in our inland east bay neighborhoods. tonight temperatures will fall back to comfortable levels, in the mid 50s to about 60 degrees. a little bit of a roller coaster in our temperatures. the cooling starts to hit the coast. we'll be hot inland. temperatures drop significantly with drizzle for the morning commute. temperatures back in the, 70s and 80s for the weekend. >> we're looking at light volumes. i want to head back to the san mateo bridge. you can see things pretty lit up on the eastbound side of the bridge. that's because a vehicle went off the roadway and went into that marshy area. i'm guessing we can see the water there because emergency crews are there. the driver is okay.
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we didn't have any irs in that situation and no lanes are blocked on the bridge. a lot of green on the traffic maps. northbound 880 to fremont we have a collision that happened about an hour and a half ago. crews are working on clearing that. we'll look at drive times coming up just before 5:00. you can have lunch with bill nair investor warren buffett if you have a ton of money. bidding started at $25,000 but will likely hit seven figures. the proceeds will go to the glide foundation which helps san francisco's homeless population. buff buffett has raised $26 million. google home speakers outsell its biggest kpet for for the first time. >> in today's tech bites the smart money is on google, not amazon. >> google home outside echo, the
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first time they've beaten them in the competitive smart speaker market. blackberry, talk about blast from the past, they're hoping to give apple a run for its money. >> breaking news. blackberry still exists. the key 2 features a dual camera and a physical keyboard. the android-operated phone will be unveiled in new york city next week. now you can get pizza from chuckie cheese. the chain is offering home delivery. >> depending on your location. i don't think chuckie comes with it. >> no. no dance moves. those are your tech bites. >> does that bring back memories? >> it does, as a former chuck e cheese employee. the new study that will convince you to head back to bed this holiday weekend. >> they changed pluto's
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eight years into the disease was when all the light went out. for me, it was heart-wrenching. look into the eyes of somebody with alzheimer's sometime, you just don't see -- the person's soul is, like, gone. bea: and it takes a toll on everyone. i mean, it's -- it's a depressing disease to watch unfold before your eyes. she actually thought those of us who were caring for her and who loved her most were her worst enemies. more and more responsibilities fell on my shoulders. lisa: this disease just ravages a family. it changes your life. the magnitude of it is indescribable. my mother taught me to be in the moment.
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we have to live in the moment with them. and i'm going to be with that person right now, in this moment, wherever she is. art: now is the moment. if we work together, we can stop this epidemic. grace: contact brightfocus and learn more. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. there's the example from the 13th through the 26th, 14 consecutive days of below average temperatures ended yesterday in san jose in many neighborhoods. today we're from nine to 12 degrees above average with highs in the mid 70s to low 90s. don't feel guilty about sleeping in on weekends.
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a new study shows getting more sleep on saturday and sunday morning may actually extend your life. the study was published in the journal of sleep research. researchers found people who get less sleep during the week but sleep in on weekends compared to those who get seven hours per night have similar mortality rates. there's no clear answer yet on why sleeping in on weekends makes a difference. researchers think perhaps short sleepers are catching up on sleep they miss during the week. >> a new study suggests pluto may actually be a giant comet. as strong members changed it from a planet to dwarf planet. now it's possible it could be a comet. scientists found a consistency between the estimated amount of nitrogen inside a glacier on pluto and. is that a downgrade? it kind of seems like it. >> it really does. makes it seem a lot more insignificant unless it's coming at it which it's not. >> the rays are in town to take
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on the as. :05 pitch. temperatures in the 80s. be prepared. take a look at our beaches. bodega bay, santa cruz 77. tons of sun and a very high uv index. a look at santa cruz, if you're down on the beach or the boardwalk, you can burn in 10 to 25 minutes pertaining to your skin texture. that's going to be the big thing. between 10:00 and 4:00. here is alexis. >> i'm sure that will wake you up. we are looking at a very empty bay bridge toll plaza right now. i think it's going to look this way for the entire morning commute anyway, once we hit this afternoon and everyone heads back into town. for now we're not dealing with metering lights, backups in the cash lanes, nothing like that. very light drive times. westbound 580 tracy to castro
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valley 35 minutes. northbound 280 highway 1 into san francisco wide open at just ten minutes. it's not often studios are disappointed with an $83 million opening. that's what happened with "solo, a star wars story." the movie is about han solo in his early days. some suspect movie goers may have star wars fatigue. dead pool 2 made $42 avengers: infinity war made $16 million. what's being done to honor veterans. a daring rescue in france. this heroic act has grapd the attention of the french president.
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if you like it warm, you're going to love the end of the holiday weekend. it's looking pretty good. >> a live look at our roof camera. supposed to reach the low 70s today in san francisco. boy, that's something we haven't said in quite a while. >> when it's below 70s in san francisco, it feels like the low 90s. >> good morning on this memorial day, may 28th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's talk to meteorologist mike nicco about the warm weather. hey, mike. >> hi everybody. we're going to get really warm, especially inland today. we have a little fog that alexis and i have been watching, especially


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