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closed captioning provided by: odd boy captioning services area.... and it's only the beginning of what's to come. right now at 5:00, a heat wave hits the bay area. it's only the beginning of what's to come. we do that have the sweltering forecast. also, what comes with heat? fire danger. crews are battling brush fires and others head to monterey county threatening homes near carmel. but first -- >> join me in welcoming the next vice president, my friend, senator tim kaine. >> hillary clinton and virginia senator tim kaine appear together for the first time as they officially begin their run for the white house. the news at 5:00 starts right now. good evening, i'm peggy bunker.
terry mcsweeney is off tonight. the campaign trail got a little more crowded today as word got out and the world got a look at tim kaine, the democratic vice presidential nominee. the duo painted an optimistic view the america and warned donald trump would be a dictator if he were to win the white house. nbc's steve handelsman has the story from philadelphia where the democratic convention begins on monday. >> reporter: hillary clinton introduced her vp pick in miami, where tim kaine's spanish could help him win florida. he backs immigration reform with a path to citizenship. kaine, a catholic, was a missionary in honduras, governor of virginia, now a senator, a mainstream democrat close to hillary for years and sounding today like bernie sanders. >> let's do that free college so people can build bridges and roads and airports and ports, so people can have jobs. >> reporter: but here in
philadelphia, the home of rocky balboa, the chance of a fight now between collinton's and sanders' forces. wikileaks of e-mails hacked from the democratic national committee back up sanders' charges that the dnc was biased towards clinton. trump's words were called by clinton today dictatorial. >> "i alone can fix it." he's not only wrong. he's dangerously wrong. >> reporter: kaine says trump's slogan is wrong about america. >> isn't it great already? what a great country. >> reporter: the democratic ticket trying to come across un, unlike trump and pence, as a tight team that's optimistic.
steve handelsman, nbc news, philadelphia. they're certainly getting ready in philadelphia. take a look as the balloons went up today inside the wells fargo convention center in philly. crews there putting on the finishes touches for the dnc. we'll introduce you to a young delegate from the south bay who is taking a unique journey to philadelphia to attend. new at 5:00, high fire danger around the bay area kept firefighters busy as they put out several spot fires including this one at a golf course this afternoon. many neighbors noticed this smoke as it broke out in san jose around 1:00. the fire burned brush on the east side could i oaty creek. firefighters are on alert because of hot weather. fires like this can easily get out of control. rob mayeda is here with more.
>> we're seeing much of the country well above 90 degrees. you can see concord, 99 degrees right now. 95 in livermore. 85 degrees in san jose. as we take a closer look at dublin, sunshine, 95 degrees, humidity very dry, 17%, . we're see the temperatures dropping to 70 degrees by 10:00 p.m. that ac likely going to keep going for the tri valley for the first half of the night. toward san francisco, you can find relief from the heat right there, 71 degrees. a late day sea breeze is picking up. but our valley today really didn't benefit from that at all. 24-hour temperature change shows how most spots are running 5 to 8 degrees warmer than yesterday. moving forward, san jose 89 degrees. slow cooling inland. by the morning, some patchy low clouds. one thing to look forward to late tomorrow, some signs of cooler changes, perhaps just as we start the workweek.
we'll look at your seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> i think we're all ready for that, rob. thank you so. . about a thousand homes right now are under threat from fire that is burning near big sur. this started small this morning, and quickly, though, grew into a massive fire. nbc bay area's christie smith is live at the fire station in san francisco. christie, this is one of the locations where firefighters are heading out near carmel. >> reporter: that's right, the san francisco fire department received a call that help of what is needed. right now nearly two dozen san francisco firefighters are on the move, heading to monterey county to help out. they will join a number of other firefighting agencies from the bay area. now, the call was for an immediate strike team. and san francisco sent five engines. they will join more than 300 firefighters that are already on the ground. this fire quickly jumped to 1800 acres. we're hearing that number may actually be higher, as you said, it's threatening a thousand
structures. evacuations were under way in colorado. we spoke with an assistant chief in san francisco but how they'll help out. >> when we send our crews down there, they're there for structure protection, mostly. they'll go into the urban interface where we have homes that are built into the hillsides amongst the trees in some of the remote places. they triage those properties, and find properties that they can defend. >> reporter: now, we're told that here in san francisco, firefighters volunteer ahead of time to do this kind of work. we're told alameda county has two strike teams gathering up now to head down to monterey county to help out for a total of 42 firefighters there. at this point we're not hearing of any closures on highway 1. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> thank you so much, christie. firefighters from santa clara county also headed to monterey. they're going to be assisting to
help that fire burning in big sur. this strike team met in gilroy just a short time ago before leaving. and now to this developing story. this in southern california, as a wildfire there continues to burn out of control. this is the so-called sand fire. it's burned 11,000 acres so far, 30 miles north of los angeles. so far it's only about 10% contained. 1500 homes have been evacuated. as you just saw there, many pets have also been rescued. it is not just the bay area but dangerously hot temperatures are affecting a large portion of the entire united states this weekend. take a look at this heat map here, showing the highs across our country today. in parts of the central u.s., heat index values will be up to 115 degrees at certain points during the day. right now the national weather service has issued heat advisories and alerts for 25 states. you can track the heat wave and find out where it's going to be the hottest with our nbc bay area app that is free to
download to your smartphone, as we take you live outside right now. boy, it is certainly hot. this is our san jose cam. you can see those golden dry mountains there in the distance. a very hot day to be adopting a pet. that's exactly what nbc bay area is doing. we're helping to clear the shelters today and help many different pets, cats, dogs, rabbits, find new homes. there are free or reduced adoptions at shelters across the bay area. we're live at the san francisco spca where a lot of pets have found a forever home. jeff, that is an amazing facility, so clean and beautiful, and the volunteers there are just wonderful. >> reporter: i know, it has been wildly successful today, super, super busy out here in the san francisco spca. we also want to update the number across the bay area. 2,868, at least that many pets adopted in the bay area, which is shattering the number of 1,000 last year. check out the adoption center back here behind me for our
clear the shelters drive. there's barely a seat left as it is jam-packed. they are getting a lot of adoptions of dogs, cats, rabbits, you name it, they've got it. we're going to bring in suzanne with the san francisco spca. who is this special friend we've got with us today? >> this is gucci. gucci is a 4-year-old terrier mix. she's available for adoption. >> reporter: aww. >> she doesn't have any teeth. she's doing just fine, but her tongue lolls out a bit. she likes to be cuddled on sunday. >> reporter: she's got the tongue wag down for sure. it's been super successful. how amazing has it been this afternoon? >> absolutely phenomenal. we have done 91 adoptions today so far. that is a record for us. we've never done so many adoptions in a single day. i think the best away dowe've d to this point is last year, we cleared the shelters. the community has come out in full force. >> reporter: that's super great. we hear you guys are extending
cheer the shelter benefits a little longer. >> absolutely. we're going to go ahead and waive adoption fees, free adoptions for the rest of the weekend. so on sunday as well from 10:00 to 5:00 we'll be having free adoptions all day long, so come on down. we'll have them here at our mission center adoption, mission adoption center, and also at our center in pacific heights on fillmore speech. >> reporter: suzanne, gucci, thank you so much. peggy, gucci might be good for you. >> if i were there, i would take one of each. i love the no teeth thing, a love a dog that has a peccadillo like that. if you want to adopt a pet, go to nbcbayarea.com. you can find a shelter near you. coming up later in our newscast we'll head over to the shelter in silicon valley for another report to see what sort of adoptable pets are available there. next at 5:00, san jose, say hello to the big apple. the new nonstop flight being added to san jose airports. where you'll be able to book
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the bombs went off during a march in kabul, that's where protesters were marching to demand that new electricity be routed to their communities. isis has claimed responsibility for this attack. and the eiffel tower in france lighting up tonight with the colors of the german flag to honor the victims of the deadly shooting rampage in munich at a shopping mall. nine people were killed yesterday when a gunman opened fire near this popular mall. tonight we're learning that the 18-year-old gunman was simply obsessed with mass shootings. nbc's lucy kafeno has the latest from munich. >> reporter: authorities in munich now saying this was the work of one deeply disturbed individual. an 18-year-old iranian-german national who was born and raised right here in munich. >> he was always by himself. >> reporter: he may have been seeking mental health treatment. that's something we've heard from the police here.
but this is not somebody who was known to the authorities. he did not even have a police record. certainly no connection to isis. what this teenager did have was a fascination, an obsession, even, with mass shootings. the police raiding his apartment in the early hours of this morning, describing finding documents that outlined various shooting rampages. they even found a book entitled "why kids kill." and of course the timing of this attack is incredibly significant, taking place on the five-year anniversary of the shooting, the massacre by anders brevik in norway. there is some speculation that the teenager tried to lure victims to the shopping center by using a facebook account, no confirmation of that. we do know at least eight of those victims were under the age of 21. >> my son, 21 years old. i am his father. >> reporter: a lot of raw
emotion on the street today, people coming by to lay their respects, to light candles, to try to process and make sense of this despicable act of violence that very much took this city by surprise. lucy kafanov, nbc news, munich. >> flags flew at half-staff in front of the german parliament building in berlin today. outside this weekend, the story is the heat around the bay area. san jose, 85 degrees, a few spots today approaching 100. how long the hot temperatures will stick around, coming up. >> reporter: they're still clearing the shelters at the humane society of silicon valley. ==peggy vo==
in need of a good home. dogs of all shapes and sizes were up for adpotion all across the bay area today. [ barking ] a lot of talking going on and barking going on. dogs of all shapes and sizes, cats and kittens old and young, up for adoption across the area today. nbc bay area teams up with clear the shelters, a nationwide effort to get homeless animals out of shelters and boo loving homes. pete, i fell in love with a little dog named gizmo, he shed all over me and i didn't care at all. >> reporter: this is actually for tomorrow.
we're here with elizabeth with the humane society of silicon valley. jackie will be available tomorrow? >> jackie will be available tomorrow. we open at 10:00. >> reporter: today, anyone who came in, those adoption fees were waived, right? >> all adoption fees were waived. thank you, nbc! >> reporter: we saw a family walking out with a dog, making their family bigger. what was it like seeing that? >> i've been a volunteer for 14 years. it's thrilling to see families coming down to adopt pets. it was thrilling. >> reporter: and there's four locations for the humane society. so far 150 have been adopted? >> we've had 150 adoptions today at all four locations combined. we have about 50 still available. and they'll be available tomorrow as well. >> reporter: and we've got to point this out. until 6:00 p.m.
there's still time on the clock, folks can still come down and adopt. >> that's right. leave your house now, pack up the family, come down, because we'll be closing at 6:00 tonight, opening at 10:00 tomorrow morning. >> reporter: thank you so much, elizabeth. back to you guys. 6:00 p.m., you can still come down and get your pet. >> my goodness, that's a cute little dog. head over, cheer the shelters. if you would like to welcome a new family member, go to nbcbayarea.com. that's where you'll find participating shelters extending their hours and prefree or redu adoptions. rob mayeda, how hot is it? >> concord, 93. you can choose from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, even at times today near concord near 100 degrees. right now we have clear skies in
pleasa pleasanton, humidity at 17%, high clouds moving into san jose. temperatures in the 80s, more comfortable with haszy sunshine. oakland, 74 degrees, mostly clear skies. san francisco, thanks to the sea breeze, 71, and a few patches of low clouds to the west of the golden gate. winds are moving onshore. but that marine air was compressed down at times below a thousand feet. we really didn't feel the influence of that cooling inland. you can see from our ocean temperatures as that sea breeze picks up on the coast, it remains cool there. the sea breeze isn't going away. the impact it's having on our valley temperatures not as strong as what we saw just a couple of days ago. not a spare the air day tomorrow, but as temperatures continue to stay hot in the valleys, we may see a few more spare the air days next week. satellite/radar view shows you not a whole lot happening, just patches of low clouds on the coast. we'll be watching those low clouds moving ban inland as we head towards tomorrow morning,
mainly across the inner bay, not so much across inner valleys tomorrow. if you head out to the coast, you'll see the reason why. temperatures will remain cool, we're talking 60s closer to san francisco, mid- to upper 80s at san jose, 90s towards morgan hill. around san jose, in the 80s tomorrow. towards santa cruz, we'll see temperatures there with mostly sunny skies during the afternoon, climbing through the low 70s. up to the north around half moon bay, check out these temperatures. you're only looking at numbers close to 60 degrees, in san francisco as well, in the mid-60s during the day tomorrow. and another check of temperatures as we head off to the north bay, into the 90s. mid- to upper 90s in the tri valley, as temperatures there are hot. hayward, not so bad, upper 70s in the forecast. into livermore, that's where the heat continues with those numbers in the mid- to upper 90s. we'll show you tell temperatures now as we move forward. high pressure keeping things hot inland, just a slight uptick in the sea breeze towards monday,
leading to just a brief drop. temperature for a day, there's your seven-day forecast. san francisco monday, a little bit cooler. check out the valleys, wow, mid- to upper 90s for the middle part of the week into next weekend, peggy. >> rob, thank you so much. still to come at 5:00, a new nonstop flight added at san jose international airport. also the sci-fi frenzy in the south bay today, all to see the latest installment of a legendary movie. ==vo==
welcome to new york. alaska airlines passengers can soon start booking their flights to new york city. the airline will offer nonstop daily flights starting next year. tickets to new york go on sale monday. and some visitors to alcatraz today were not just any tourists. britain's famed liverpool football club took a day off of training. today the soccer team just your typical tourists. the players are in the bay area to get ready for their first match on their preseason tour. not even 12:00 in the afternoon yet, and take a look at this line that formed for the new "star trek" movie in downtown san jose. you can see it was packed. "star trek beyond" blasted off to a $60 million opening weekend. it's just saturday, wait until we see how it is tomorrow. this is "star trek"'s 50th anniversary. entertainment.
===take vo=== fans at lake-tahoe were da take a look at this bromance uniting the worlds of sports and entertainment. fans at lake tahoe saw these two dazzled by the sights of steph curry, he's got some moves. justin timberlake of course has the moves and the red pants, apparently. you get to wear that when you got them. it was easy to tell they had a good swing, because they would dance and celebrate. they teamed up for the american century championship this weekend, looking good. red pants. he somehow makpulls it off. tomorrow, 3:00, very similar to today, 97. out towards the tri valley, inland east bay. oakland not too bad, upper 70s there. san francisco staying in the 60s. and the seven-day forecast shows a bit of a slight drop in temperatures on monday. but look at those inland locations. mid- to upper 90s for most of the week. cooler, though, for next weekend. so the heat is sticking around.
>> hitting the triple digits. "nbc nightly news" is coming up next. we have more local news coming up at 6:00. see you then. ® on this saturday night, running mate. hillary clinton and tim kaine make their first appearance together painting a sharp contrast with donald trump, who wasted no time launching a counterattack. out of control. a fast-growing wildfire burning thousands of acres and forcing hundreds from their homes in california. tonight we're on the front lines. deadly mall attack. disturbing new information about a german teenager's attack. police say he lured his young victims to mcdonald's to shoot them. filling the gap. police departments across this country struggling to hire enough officers at a time when many feel under siege. and rising tide. saving an island where wild horses roam as rising waters threaten a national treasure. "nightly news" begins now.