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good saturday morning to you. 7:00 on the nose. giving you a live look outside. beautiful palm trees, cloudy skies, slick roads in san jose year the guadeloupe river, under a microclimate weather alert. the bay area is under a flash flood watch and a high-wind warning today. good morning to you. we appreciate your joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana is here with a look at our microclimate forecast and you have had a busy morning. >> yes. right now seeing scattered showers. heavy downpours at time, but, yes, we are expecting to see a few of those downpours throughout the day. right now 40s and showers across basically the majority of the bay area. already seen heavy downpours overnight. of course, a lot of those commuters tweeting me they saw a lot of ponding water, especially when it's dark. that's an issue going into tonight because a third storm is expected to make its way through. ahead of the cold front bringing
gusty winds. why a high-wind warning has been issued that will be in effect from tonight through sunday morning. we're expecting possible gusts anywhere between 30 to 50-plus miles per hour. so that's definitely going to be something to keep an eye out. of course, we are currently under a flash flood watch until sunday afternoon for the entire san francisco coast and central coast, and what that means, the potential for flooding along roadways, urban areas and small streams and a flood warning in the southeastern side of the counties that includes areas of hollister where they've seen serious flooding with past storms as well. urban areas, small streams definitely something to monitor and play close attention to as the third storm makes its way in tonight. a closer look at the timeline, exactly what you can expect in a couple minutes. >> we'll stay tuned. thanks. first the women's march on washington beginning right now
in d.c. a quarter of a million people are expected. there is a live look there. busloads of demonstrators arrived yesterday from across the country. this morning, they're beginning with a rally at the national mall, and then this afternoon will march to the white house. political activists angela davis and feminist glor dia steinia s speaking as well as others. issue, unite, promote rights nor women, the lgbtq community, people are color, people with disabilities and immigrants. the new president's name does not appear in the mission statement for today, but opposition president trump appears to be what's uniting the participants. >> we're really coming to washington to say, listen, not on our watch. it won't happen. we won't roll back our rights. you will not oppress us and we will stand up. >> there are an estimated 673 sister marches happening around the world today with more than 2
million sister marchers participating. there are also are marches happening today in the bay area. in san jose, three hours from now at 10:00 a.m., marchers go from san jose city hall to cesar chavez plaza. in oakland also at 10:00 a.m., people march from ninth and madison to the franco plaza and 3:00 p.m., rally at civic center plaza followed by a candlelight march down to justin herman plaza. it's been nearly 24 hours since donald trump was sworn in as the nation's 45th president. he and his family spent their first night in the white house last night. yesterday was a day of contrasting emotions. there were celebrations inside, of course, and angry protests outside. ♪ i did it my way >> well, president trump and first lady melania celebrated in traditional fashion last night as a series of inauguration balls.
meanwhile, several protests erupted across the country including this one in miami where police were able to stop a group from blocking a freeway entirely. this one in chicago right outside of a trump hotel. demonstrators marched and held signs and chanted "not my president." earlier yesterday president trump signed his first executive orders in his presidency including an order allowing states to waive penalties for not signing up for the affordable care act. this as congress works on repealing the health care law mown, of course, as obamacare. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> during his inaugural speech, president trump repeated his campaign theme of being an outsider, promising to take power from politicians and give it to the people, and vowing to quickly reverse poverty, crime, factory closings and bad
schools. the 45th president kept one washington tradition, however. he walked some of his inaugural parade. he was alongside his first lady and their son barron, eventually the presidents sons and daughter joined him as well. and a bit of a olive branch both to president clinton and secretary clinton. >> i was very honored. very, very honored. when i heard that president bill clinton and secretary hillary clinton was coming today. and i think that it's appropriate to say. and i'd like you to stand up. [ applause ] >> as for president obama, we have video of the former first family's motorcade arriving last night into rancho mirage, just outside of palm springs. the obama will spend their first post-presidential vacation there. you see a line of people cheering as they drove by, though the obama trip hit a bit
of a snag. diverted because of storms in the areainstead they simply touched down in riverside about 50 miles west. well from cheering in the desert to, for the former president, to protesting in san francisco and oakland for the new president, a day of demonstrations continued well into the night. protests all aimed at a commander in chief who demonstrators say doesn't command their respect. in oakland, three people were arrested during last night's general strike against donald trump, as some 200 people marched through downtown. police did out-number protestors. some say the stormy weather kept more people away. >> we feel that the american people need a place to mourn the dashing of their hopes for the progress in this country. >> the promises that were made in our youth are not being kept, and america's no longer the same america it used to be. >> for the first time in oakland, a coalition of attorneys marched with protestors. they say they wanted to make sure people's rights were being
protected in the event anyone was arrested. [ chanting ] >> outside the asian art museum in san francisco, a group calling itself filipinos against trump held signs detailing why they oppose the new president and his agenda. the elimination of obamacare and other social programs were among their concerns. police say they made 29 arrests in san francisco yesterday, but for the most part, demonstrations were peaceful. our coverage continues online at nbcbayarea.com. you'll find now powerful images how people across california reacted to the inauguration. and at 7:07, much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up -- drivers on highway 17 were trapped for hours during last night's commute. we'll show what you one man did to try to help people not get caught up in the mess. and the continuing storms are creating major problems for people all over the bay area. we'll take you to one community hit by flooding in the same
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welcome back. at 7:10 on your saturday morning, giving you a live look outside in san jose at the guadeloupe river. water levels rising across the bay area. vianey arana will be along momentarily to tell us about the third storm coming into the area this weekend. tonight, with flash flood watches throughout the bay area until tomorrow. highway 17 is back opened this morning after a case of deja vu. a large tree blocked a major portion of the freeway in the santa cruz mountains. it happened during last night's evening commute stopping traffic completely and leaving some drivers stranded. we have the three did it right there near redwood estates. we're told hundreds of cars were stuck well past midnight. the chp closed 17 southbound at bear creek road, but before they did, we saw this guy, who had
spray painted "3-plus hours" on a towel, held it up telling other drivers to exit immediately. >> try and help people not go through the brain damage i did. >> we are also told three buses full of high schoolers were stuck there well into the night. authorities at the port of oakland say terminals will be back opened today. this after an inauguration-related work stoppage yesterday. workers didn't show up and that forced the port to close down. sources at the port say some members of the international long shore and warehouse union stayed hole. all to send a message about donald trumpal inauguration. in the past, some members have said, "donald trump is not the solution to america's problems. he is the problem." now to new details in the death everybody over lefty o'dool's restaurant in san francisco. we told you last week the restaurant and bar is closing down, but now there's a lawsuit over what's inside. the people who are managing the
well-known pub are suing the building's owner, the ham lettery familetter hamlerry family. they say the memorabilia is part of the sale and has to say with that. the lawsuit challenges that. ordering the restaurant's manager to stop taking the memorabilia off the walls. at 7:12, much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, residents are reliving a nightmare as storms continue to hit this weekend. we'll show you the dangerous situation that forced dozens of people from their homes. >> and we are under a microclimate weather alert. a live look over dublin, tracking the third storm. under a flash flood warning and watch. also expecting a high-wind warning tonight. i'll have a close look at your timeline and how much rain we're expecting over the next 24 hours coming up in a few minutes.
saturday morning pap live look outside. 580 and dublin, slick roads, cars headed out on this dark saturday morning. vianey arana is coming along in a few moments to tell us about the third storm expected to hit tonight and the bay area is under a flash flood watch until tomorrow. speaking of flooding, dozens of people living in hollister forced from their homes once again because of major flooding. this is happening on lover's lane when it's pacheco creek is overflowing and flooding the streets. a levee there broke for the second time in two weeks. 21 people had to be rescued along with dozens of farm animals. the county has since declared a local emergency. >> we're a little frustrated we have not had any response from the governor's office. zero response from the state that has been helpful with financial resources and we need to get somebody to come down here, acknowledge there is a problem. we understand there are problems elsewhere in the state but we are a small county that's rural. limited resources and need them to help us as soon as possible.
>> this flooding and evacuation happened last week in the exact same spot. now to castro valley where the storm cause add massive tree to come crashing down across crow canyon road pap viewer sent us this video. there is actually a car trapped underneath the tree. firefighters say somehow thankfully the one person inside was okay. anderson reservoir in morgan hill is now gushing with water from the storm. another viewer, kevin long, sent us this video. wow. look at that. and the rainbow after the storm. thanks to dennis oxstick for this beautiful photo. we may show your photos as well and your videos in our newscast. send them to isee @nbc.com. post them on our facebook page or tag us on twitter or instagram in your posts. as promised, check in with vianey arana with a look at our weekend forecast. it will be the third storm in a
row? >> yes. that's coming in tonight. we're still seeing scattered showers ahead of the arrival of that third storm, which is a very strong cold front bringing with it strong, gusty winds. that is going to raise major concerns as we head into the late hours and, of course, overnight into sunday morning. now, right now 40s for the south bay peninsula. expected to climb into the 50s for today and you may notice dark skies and scattered showers expected to stick around through the majority of the day. these scattered showers will have periods of moderate to heavy rainfall heading into tonight. a live look now at the doppler radar as you begin to see a lot of cells pushing through overnight we saw strong, of course, rainfall out and ponding water on the roadways. remember, if you see areas of heavy roadway flooding, please, don't try to drive through it. just avoid it entirely. oakland was seeing showers. san francisco, now seeing a lot of these cells kind of move out of the area. san jose also saw some showers
and that cell is now moving east. but we aren't in the clear. that third storm is expected to make its arrival over the next couple of hours and there is currently a flash flood watch in effect until sunday afternoon for the entire san francisco coast and central coast and what this means is that there is a threat of flooding along roadways. urban areas and small streams as well. we're also under a flood warning until monday afternoon for northwest san benito due to unfortunately pacheco creek and gilroy and hollister area that's already suffered from a lot of flooding is expected to remain under that flood warning overnight as we begin to see more rain totals add up into tonight and tomorrow. so if you are in this area, just make sure you get your sandbags ready ahead of the storm tonight. we're also seeing a high surf warning until 3:00 a.m. sunday. this actually did get extended. originally set to expire tonight at 4:00, but it did get extended. we're expecting a large breaking of waves, strong rip currents
and dangerous waves up to 24 feet into the early afternoon hours. now, another issue going into tonight is going to be those strong winds. right now, wind gusts are coming in at about 17 miles per hour from the western, southwesterly winds. if we look ahead into tonight and also into the overnight hours, we're expecting a chance of a possibility of seeing anywhere between 30, 40, to 50-plus miles per hour. check this out. by midnight, half moon bay, 53 miles per hour. san francisco, 37 miles per hour and out in the north bay, santa rosa, about 41 miles per hour. this, of course, could have potential to have damaging wind gusts. patio furniture, anything that needs tied down, do that ahead of tonight when we're expecting to see that high-wind warning take in effect until tomorrow. now, here's a look at what you can expect. by saturday, those showers increase late into tonight. storm number three arrives overnight into early sunday
morning. bringing with it some strong, gusty winds. looking ahead at about 10:30 on saturday, look at this. the santa cruz mountains expecting to see heavy downpours as early as 10:00. fast-forward through midnight and 1:00 a.m., santa rosa, napa area, also in the santa cruz mountains creating a bull's-eye near the area. 3:00 to 4:00 a.m., majority of storms pass to the south bay, san jose expecting showers, meaning if you're waking up for an early morning commute tomorrow expect to see a lot of that heavy ponding water. fast-forward through sunday afternoon, about 8:00, we start seeing majority of that storm clear out. behind it we do have a few straggling storm cells expecting to carry a few showers into monday possibly even into tuesday. rain estimate totals, highest totals expected for the north bay and the reservoir already at 100% capacity at the current moment. into tonight, expect anywhere between two to three inches possible in the santa cruz
mountains overnight. heading into sunday, expect stormy 55 degrees as we head into monday, showers expected, and by tuesday, the showers should be clearing out and we won't expect to see a drying trend at least not until wednesday, thursday and friday. this weekend is really expecting to see a lot more rain. please, be careful out on the roads and prepare ahead if you need sandbags and remember to tie down that furniture, because it is expected to get gusty tonight. kira? >> good advice, vianey. thank you. much more ahead on "today in the bay" coming up. >> that's the choice you have. right? either just to be completely overwhelmed, or to do the one thing you can do. >> call it "operation chihuahua airlift." introducing you to the woman responsible for finding new homes for thousands of dogs halfway across the country. toilet germs don't just stay in the toilet.
today in the bay's garvin thomas has her story in this morning's bay area proud take pkg runs 2:46 you probably heard this story in this morning's "bay area proud ". >> reporter: christie cambore faces a challenge many who rescue dogs does. for every one you save you know many more don't make it. how does she deal with it? figuring out how to save many more than just one. >> is it okay to let them out? >> reporter: we followed christie wanting to ask many questions, but leaving with just one. >> hi! >> reporter: has this santa rosa veterinarian ever met a chihuahua she didn't like? >> adorable. hi! gorgeous. i love her. >> that's the cutest kwun ever. >> reporter: christie has not come all this way just to praise these dogs. she's come to rescue them. >> look at this one. >> reporter: over the past three years through her nonprofit,
compassion without borders christie and her team including her husband, rescued more than 1,500 chihuahuas. >> hi, gorgeous. >> reporter: their secret? the law of supply and demand. >> supply and demand is good paradigm. with real estate, it's location, location, location. right? >> reporter: here's the deal. when you vis the an animal shelter in central california, one breed you see a lot of. >> a lot of chihuahuas. >> yeah. [ laughter ] way too many chihuahuas. >> reporter: but, from one of christie's board members, she learned it's just about the opposite in of all places, minnesota. >> from that area and a veterinarian. worked at the shelter and she new firsthand there was a shortage of small dogs. >> reporter: it's a situation christie had seen before. before becoming a vet, she had volunteered at a shelter in mexico city.
thousands of dogs with no hope of adoption locally. >> i mean, that's the choice you have. right? it's either completely overwhelmed, or to do the one thing you can do, and so the one thing i could do was to start to rescue animals out of there. >> reporter: so she started finding them homes in northern california, and compassion without border was born. on this trip alone, 50 dogs were lucky enough to be chosen, driven to san francisco, prepped for flights and sent off to their new homes. with hopefully more destinations to come. in addition to the 1,500 chihuahuas saved by sending them to minnesota, christie kept up a relationship with shelters in mexico, and over the years, they've saved more than 2,000 dogs there. garvin thomas, nbc bay area news. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay" coming up.
taking you back to washington, d.c. where a quarter of a million people are making their voices heard this is morning following president trump's inauguration. plus -- >> this is really the first of its kind for us. >> reporter: revolutionizing the recovery process for breast cancer patients. the new device promising to ease the pain after a double mastectomy.
it is 7:29 on your saturday morning and we're giving you a live look in san jose at the guadalupe river. water levels rising across the bay area. we are under a microclimate weather alert. the bay area is under a flash flood watch and a high-wind warning today. good morning. we appreciate your starting your weekend with us. i'm career klapper. vianey arana is here with the microclimate forecast. a lot going on and then even more tonight. >> yes. so right now we are catching a bit of a break. starting to see a little more of the scattered showers versus the
heavy downpours. still looking at wet roadways. a live look over dublin. 46 degrees. making our way to emeryville seeing wet roadways. 51 degrees. the temps remain in the 50s for the majority of the day ahead of this strong cold front that will be pushing through tonight. there's a live look right now at that doppler radar. you can see a lot of those storm cells have, the larger ones, anyway, pushed through overnight but we're expecting another round tonight. here's a look right now. in the fremont area, still seeing showers also out of your san mateo and areas of san rafael expecting to see showers over the next 24 hours, keep a close eye on a flash flood watch in effect until sunday's evening for the san francisco coast and the entire central coast, which mean there's is a chance of flooded roadways and, of course, a flood warning will also remain in effect until monday for southeastern santa clara county and including pacheco creek and
unfortunately hollister is in for another rough night of heavy downpours. we want to keep a close eye on that and monitoring strong winds. a closer look at that timeline coming up. >> thanks. first we want to tell you about the women's march on washington. it's beginning right now. about 30 minutes ago it started in washington, d.c. a quarter of a million people expected to turn out. busloads of demonstrators started to arrive yesterday from across country. beginning here with a rally at the national mall. this afternoon they will march all the way to the white house. political activist angela davis from uc santa cloous and feminist gloria steinem are speaking this morning along with duzans of celebrities including ashley judd and america ferrera. organizers say their mission is to unite to end violence and promote rights for women. the lgbtq community, people of color, people with disabilities and immigrants. the new president's name does
not appear in their mission statement but opposition to trump appears to be what's uniting the participants. >> we're really coming to washington to say, listen, not on our watch. it won't happen. we won't roll back our rights. you will not oppress us and we will stand up. >> there are an estimated 673 sister marches happening around the world today with more than 2 million sister marchers participating. there are also marches happening today here in the bay area. in san jose at 10:00 a.m., march es go from san jose city hall to cesar chavez plaza. and from 9th and madison to the plaza and in san francisco, not until 3:00 p.m. rally at civic center plaza followed by a candlelight march to justin herman plaza. it's been nearly 24 hours since donald trump was sworn in as the nation's 45th president. he and his family spent their first night in the white house last night, but yesterday was a day of contrasting emotions.
there were celebrations, of course, inside, and angry protests outside. ♪ i did it my way >> president trump and first lady melania celebrated in traditional fashion last night at a series of inauguration balls. meanwhile, several protests erupted across the country, including this one in miami, where police were able to stop a large group from blocking the freeway. and we have a shot of this one in chicago right outside of trump hotel. demonstrators marched, held signs and chanted, "not my president." earlier yesterday, president trump signed his first executive orders in his presidency including an order allowing states to waive the penalty for not signing up for the affordable care act. this happened as congress is working on repealing the health care law known of course at obamacare. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend.
>> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> during his inaugural speech, president trump repeated his campaign theme of being an outsider. promising to take power from politicians and give it to the people. vowing to quickly reverse poverty, crime, factory closings and bad schools. the 45th president kept one washington tradition, however, to walk some of the part in his inaugural parade. he was alongside the first lady and their son barron and eventually the president's grown children and their children joined in as well. later on at his inaugural luncheon, president trump delivered a bit of an olive branch to both president clinton and secretary clinton. >> i was very honored, very, very honored, when i heard that president bill clinton and secretary hillary clinton was coming today, and i think it's appropriate to say. and i'd like you to stand up.
>> as for president obama, this is video of the former first family's motorcade arriving last night in rancho mirage just outside of palm springs. the obama's will spend their first post-presidential vacation there. you see the line of people cheering as they drove by. the obamas' trip hit a bit of a snag. their plane diverted because of storms in the area. instead the plane touched down in riverside just an 50 miles away. from cheering in the desert for the former president to protesting in san francisco and oakland for the new president, it was a day of demonstrations, that continued well into the night. protests all aimed at a commander in chief who demonstrators tell us doesn't command their respect. in oakland, three people were arrested during last night's general strike against trump. as some 200 people marched through downtown. police out numbered protestors. protestors say stormy weather kept more people from coming. >> we feel that the american
people need a place to mourn the dashing of their hopes for the progress in this country. >> the promises that were made in our youth are not being kept, and america's no longer the same america it used to be. >> for the first time in oakland a coalition of attorneys marched with the protestors saying they wanted to make sure people's rights were being protected in the event anyone was arrested. [ chanting ] outside the asian art museum in san francisco, a group calling itself filipinos against trump held signs detailing why they oppose the new president and his agenda. the elimination of obamacare and other social programs among their main concern. police tell us they made 29 arrests in san francisco yesterday, but for the most part demonstrations were peaceful. our coverage continues online at nbcbayarea.com. now you'll find powerful images how people across capital reacted to the inauguration
including a peaceful hand-holding across the golden gate bridge. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, the latest on the 49ers search for a new general manager. and the warriors on the road seeking to avenge one of their rare losses. we'll show you how they did, next. a little payback for the
warriors. the team cruised to an houston last night. a little payback for the warriors. the team cruised to an easy win last night. kevin durant led the team with 32 points they beat the rockets. steph curry added 24 points to the win. you may remember the rockets were the team that snapped the kwar warriors ten-game winning streak in a victory at oracle. warriors improve to 37-6 and continue their road trip tomorrow in orlando against the magic. the list is narrowing in the search for a general manager for the san francisco 49ers.
nfl.com is reporting minnesota vikings george patton is expected to meet with the team this coming week. soon to be new 49ers head coach kyle shanahan also there be there and nfl insiders say if all goes well, patton is expected to be offered the job. reports say right now it's between patton and arizona cardinals executive cary mcdonough. the 49ers tired trent baalke after one of the worst seasons in franchise history. 7:40. much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, mudslides and sinkholes. all the problems this week's storms are causing in the east bay with the third storm set to hit tonight. that's right. the bay area is getting ready for the third storm. right now in oakland, 51 degrees. slick roads. hour-by-hour outlook of strong wind gusts. an outlined detail what's to
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kira/cu much more ahead on today he and a very wet start across the bay area. yet again under a microclimate weather alert. a live look over dublin. still seeing a sfu scattered showers showing storm cells pushing through. a like look over san jose. temps remain in the 50s majority of the day. mostly cloudy skies seen over san francisco. live look right now, 49 degrees. go ahead and get right to it. our doppler radar now showing a series of those cells that did make their way in overnight bringing heavy downpours and, of course, causing ponding along the roadways on all major highways as well. please remember to avoid, if possible, and don't try to drive through any of those areas. now, right now san francisco, we did see that cell move over, and it is continuing to track east. which means livermore is still seeing showers and areas of the
half moon bay also saw showers. san francisco now catching a slight break ahead of the third storm that will make its way in tonight. which means we're under a flash flood watch until sunday afternoon for the entire san francisco coast and central coast and this brings up potential for flooding in urban areas. also under a flood warning for santa clara county for areas near gilroy, hollister and pacheco creek and keep a close eye, the exact same area that has been flooded from last week's storm and also i know a lot of folks had to be rescued. if you can, avoid the area. get your sandbags ready. it may be set up for tonight as we prepare to see these high surf warnings that have been extended as well. thanks to an increasing swell that could cafe anywhere from 24 to 30-plus foot waves. causing a swell, which could bring strong rip currents and it
has been extended until 3:00 a.m. sunday. estimated wind gusts coming in from the west, about 17 miles per hour. passing over the next couple hours, a high-wind warning issued to take effect tonight at 10:00 p.m. through 10:00 a.m. on sunday. this is why. look at these strong wind gusts as about midnight, half moon bay, 53 miles per hour. san francisco, 37. 29 and potential for damaging winds. redwood city, 43 miles per hour with a chance of seeing gusts that could hit 60-plus miles per hour. this may be your chance now. go ahead and do it. tie down anything that has a potential to fly away and get ready, because tonight and overnight you're going to hear those howling winds into the early sunday morning hours. now, thankfully by sunday at about 7:30, the winds begin to calm down as that cold front pushes east, and oesh the next couple hours a look at what you can expect. 6:30, expecting to see another band of showers for the point reyes, napa area. san francisco, and san mateo,
also the santa cruz mountains expecting to see several inches of rain. 10:30 tonight, the rain picks up again. not clear of the rain. getting periods of scattered showers, then dries out a bit and then we'll see more rain move in. san francisco, san mateo, palo alto, fast forward to sunday, 1:00 a.m. the third storm merricks i smak in. off the coast, the strongest storm. san mateo, palo alto, campbell, santa cruz mountains expecting to see heavy downpours overnight. you're definitely expecting to hear that strong wind and definitely going to hear a lot of rain tonight. if you can, please avoid the areas, of course, wake up for an early morning commute sunday, you'll see a lot of ponding water. watch those reservoirs because the reservoir is already at 100% capacity. fast-forward to sunday, 8:00, majority of that storm cell moves off to the east and, of course, this is the same storm that has brought several showers to southern california and will
continue to bring several showers over the next couple hours. rain totals right now, already seen a couple of inches in the north bay and, of course, santa cruz mountains. but looking ahead towards sunday, we are expecting the reservoir to see overflow or possible more overflow tonight. here's a quick sum-up what you can expect. possibility for localized flooding. why the flash flood watch is in effect. 2k3wu69s from 50-plus miles per hour and could affect tree and power outages. seen that in the last storms and that tree along the highway 17. scattered thundershowers a possibility, did see lightning in the san francisco and pacifica area yesterday, and that dangerous surf with a high surf advisory remaining in effect through tomorrow. to sum it up, talking anywhere between two to three inches of rain in the north bay and santa cruz mountains and, of course, a possibility of seeing flash flood watches. tonight into the overnight hours remains in effect and a high-wind warning as well.
sunday afternoon, storm showers begin to calm down, but right behind that cold front we do expect to see a couple of cells. i will carryover showers monday, possibly into tuesday. not expected to dry out. at least not until tuesday, and wednesday both san francisco and the inland area, please, be careful teenlt. expecting gusty winds and, of course, will bring you updates over the next couple of minutes as well. >> vianey, thank. much more ahead on "today in the bay." an exclusive look in a device for breast cancer patients. developed and used right here in silicon valley. kl
at 7:51, we are giving you a live look outside on this saturday morning. gloomy skies over oakland ahead of the third storm that will hit tonight. vianey arana says winds up to 50 miles per hour could hit us overnight. the near constant rain over the past week has done more than $9 million in damage and that's just in contra costa alone. the series of storms led to widespread flooding, mudslides, sinkholes and property damage. it prompted county officials to declare a local emergency so that they can apply for state disaster funds to help the county. and with more wet weather moving in tonight, crews face major challenges ahead. >> we can't really get out there and do repairs. so right now we're just trying to keep the roads safe. and where we have to do closures we're doing closures and that's really for public safety.
>> the most significant storm damage happened here on this road where the entire roadway collapsed. look at that. repairs are estimated at $3 million alone for that, and it could take up to a year before the road reopens. now to recovering from breast cancer. an emotional and difficult process. especially for women also facing breast reconstruction. now new technology developed right here in silicon valley is giving women control over that recovery, and helping them prepare for the next surgery. "today in the bay" ian cole has the story you will only eson nbc bay area. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> reporter: the week of thanksgiving samantha blanco new something was wrong and went to the doctor. >> when i went to have the mammogram i already knew that i had breast cancer. i just knew. >> reporter: she was right. last week she had a double mastectomy and is recovering but is already looking forward to
what's next. reconstructive surgery with breast implants, using in new device developed called the aeroform tissue expander system. >> i can have more normal life after breast cancer and feel good about, about myself and how i look. >> reporter: before an implant is put in the tissue around the breast has to be inflated. patients typically have to get a series of painful saline injections. this expander works differently in half the time. >> press the button. over the breast. >> reporter: used once or twice a day. >> it lights up. >> reporter: using sort of a remote to communicate with the device. >> there it is. i press the button. >> reporter: then it inflates. it's that easy. >> and tells me it's done. >> this is a first of its kind device. got a little starting in it. >> reporter: it's just cleared so doctors around the country
can start using it but right now it's only done at good samaritan's hospital in san jose. >> any advance within breast reconstruction from a technological perspective that even comes close. >> reporter: one of the women who completed the clinical trial -- >> it helped me to feel like i had some role in my own recovery. >> everything is just kind of, it's falling right into place. >> reporter: now new patients hope to have similar experiences with technology developing here in silicon valley. >> i'm very blessed in a so many people have gone before me and that things like this are available to me. >> reporter: in san jose, ian cole, nbc bay area news. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, now former president obama. we have a look at his white house farewell and what he had to say on his way out of washington. an emotional moment ... as
president barack obama waves good-bye after the inauguration, before he boarded the helicopter dubbed executive one, which took off from capitol hill. as the chopper flew over the white house one last time, this powerful image captured by obama's white house photographer pete souza. when asked by reporters if he felt nostalgic walking through the oval office one last time. obama said, of course. his final phone call was to german chancellor angela america the whom he thanked for her strong, courageous and steady leadership. all right. time for a last look at the weather as another storm heads our way. vianey arana joins us now, and can you just lay out for the next 48 hours for us? >> yes. you'll notice we'll keep scattered showers. a quick check of the impacts that could be possible heading into the next overnight, evening hours. localized flooding, gusts that could hit anywhere between 50-plus miles per hour. high-wind warnings from 10:00 p.m. tonight through tomorrow nap has a potential to knock
down trees and, of course, power outages. and pacifica, dangerous surf, high-surf advisory remains in effect through tomorrow. that has been extended. could see squalls of 25-feet plus. if you aren't expected to be out on the roads, try to avoid it at all costs. the next several hours breaks of sunshine, but we aren't in the clear of the rain. a third system makes its way in. the biggest impact, rain totals. why we are under a flash flood watch remaining in effect until tomorrow with a chance of seeing flooding on roadways. urban areas and small streams for the entire san francisco and central coast and under a flood warning until monday evening for the southeastern santa clara county including pacheco creek, monitoring it closely and bring you updates throughout the early morning hours. >> thank for that and for making us a part of your morning, as
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