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right now at 4:30 a powerful storm is gearing up to take aim at the bay area, and it's going to make a mess. this morning meteorologist kari hall is timing out that wet weather. i want to thank you for joining us this morning. i'm marcus washington. and i'm laura garcia. right to that forecast. i know we have an accident on the roads as well. the rain will be moving in for the morning commute? >> later this morning, if you're up now and about to head out the door, you're going to beat the rain unless you're in santa rosa on northward a. look at storm
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ranger, it is showing that we are seeing those showers moving through and we are seeing that rain across northern sonoma as well as up around clear lake. some of the heavier rain into the coast and we'll be moving into the rest of the bay area as we go into late morning into the afternoon. the storm has slowed down, but it's still packing the same punch we were expecting with some heavy rain and high wind. you can see that as we look at the 8:00 to 9:00 hour it's just arriving in san francisco. this is a look at rain further to the north. it is raining at a pretty steady pace and we'll also at times have some high wind gusts. we'll be tracking with more updates as we go throughout the morning. mike, you're tracking the roads and there is a deadly accident. >> as kari's storm comes in, she saw that hitting about school
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drop-off time. that will be a big factor. we're hoping they can clear this soon enough before the rain comes in. this is a deadly crash resulting from a wrongway driver. the southbound side is closed. that person was traveling north on the southbound side. closed from highway 35 down to the area into pacifica. that will be a factor right now. sharp park is an option. the northbound side, i'm told, is clear from pacifica up to san francisco so that is one big note. we'll track that in more detail as well as the build. back to you. people who just cleaned up last month are now bracing for the potential round two. residents are already piling up sandbags and crews put movable barriers in place.
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last night to stop any flooding. one plumber is so concerned he even moved one hot water heater to higher ground. an official from the san francisco public works utility says last month's storm, they were caught by surprise, and they're trying to make sure that does not happen again. stay with "today in the bay" for updates throughout the morning and be sure to download our nbc bay area app. it is free. you can track the storm on our interactive radar. investigators are on the scene of a shooting. >> what are investigators telling you so far? >> reporter: the crime scene tape is still up. we do know th-- right after the shooting was reported to police
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around 10:20 last night at clayton road. a witness told us he saw a victim outside a car in mt. blessant. san jose police told us it happened on squeri road. there's a enabled on one side and a property that looks to be like an industrial business on the south side. squeri is blocked off between mt. pleasant and mt. mckinley road. clayton also blocked off. the elementary school is about a block in that direction. we don't think that will be impacted by the investigation that's ongoing this morning. in san jose, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." 4:34. today jury selection is set to move forward in the trial for the man accused in a deadly b.a.r.t. stabbing. that comes after a judge ruled john lee cowell is mentally competition to stand trial. investigators say he stabbed nia
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wilson to death in 2018. her sister was seriously injured. cowell has pleaded not guilty. new details surfacing about a shooting in a parking lot that left two boys dead. photo of a car that may have been involved. an 11-year-old boy sitting inside his mom's minivan was shot to death last november. it happened in the parking lot of an elementary. police haven't ruled out gang involvement. 4:35. now to a live look at capitol hill where in just hours the senate will formally accept the articles of impeachment against donald trump. nancy pelosi announced the managers in the senate trial and held an impeachment engrossment ceremony. this afternoon the senate will
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receive the managers to present and exhibit the articles on the senate floor. later john roberts will swear in the senators who will serve as jurors in the trial. a live report from washington with reaction from president trump. governor gavin newsom heads to the east bay. he expects a plan to tackle the homeless epidemic. part of his spending proposal includes $750 million to help tackle the crisis. he also signed an executive order that will help identify properties that can become svelters. >> dealing with homeless encampments rather than sfpd. the chronicle is reporting they voted for a resolution asking mayor london breed and the board of supervisors to reconsider the response to the homeless crisis. this comes after officers come
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under criticism over encampment cleanup. supervisor matt hanie supports the idea. a warning to parents. 10-year-old samantha winters lost control of her arms and legs in november. she is currently at benioff children's hospital in oakland. she's diagnosised with a rare disease called acute flaccid myelitis, known as afm. it begins with cold-like symptoms and progress noose paralysis in just a matter of days. samantha and her mother are putting out the word to others. >> what i went through i wouldn't want any other kid to go through. >> she has a long road to go. we're trusting in the lord that she'll have a full recovery. >> samantha can recover with intense physical therapy. she says she hopes to walk out of the hospital in a month. 4:37. an unexpected visitor at a south
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bay home. still ahead on "today in the bay," a coyote is spotted in one man's yard. why technology might be behind more of these sightings. closing, another store chain set to shut down across the country. and a live look where things are moving smoothly. it is 4:38. you're watching "today in the bay."
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right now at 4:40 we are under a micro climate weather alert as storm ranger tracks a very heavy line of some rain just now starting to make it into ukiah along with gusty winds. we have a little while longer of some dry weather for areas south of san francisco. we'll be tracking this with an hour by hour time line in less than five minutes. continuing on the coast, southbound highway 1 closed where the deadly crash happened, closed from highway 35 getting around it, it will add some time but right now traffic is really lice. more of what went on. good morning. i'm rahel solomon. today's top business headlines, wall street could see more green arrows adding to yesterday's gains. the u.s. and china signed a
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partial trade deal. it took the dow just 40 trading days. that's the shorting 1,000-point move since january 2018 when it only took eight trading days to go from 25,000 to 26,000. on today's watch list reports on unemployment, retail sales and prices and earnings for morgan stanley. bose says it's closing stores resulting in the layoff of hundreds of employees. the company is pointing to the fact its headphones, speaker and other products are increasingly purchased on line. they have locations in shopping malls and centers across the u.s. and the stores are used to showcase products which have grown beyond noise canceling headphones to have smart sneakers and sun glass that is double as ear buds. it will offer severance. and toyota is making a big bet on flying cars, investing
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$400 million in a california startup working on electric aircraft for more than a decade now. they will design and build a slate of aircraft that take off and land vertically for use in a ride hailing service. it seats five including the pilot, a top speed of 200 miles an hour and can traveling 150 miles on a single charge. it will be teamed up with uber to create an air taxi that could be running by 2023. when we're seeing these things flying in the air, i will tell you i told you so. >> i'll be like, hey, rahel, hey, laura, looking down. from up above. >> leave us behind in his flying camry. >> thanks, rahel. kari is tracking that storm aimed right for the bay area. right now it's still to the north. if you're about to head out in walnut creek a mostly cloudy start.
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rain arriving by 7:00 in the morning. we'll talk about how much rain to expect and the high winds expected as well up next. highway 92 moving smoothly to or from the peninsula. we still have the closure. highway 1 because of the deadly crash. i'll point out what's going on and we'll talk about the details i have coming in. plus, a new statewide push to raise taxes on the largest companies in the country. how much they could be forced to pay. america isn't just sick of donald trump,
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and a good morning to you on this thursday. taking a look there as you can see radar and a live look out. you see that storm making its way to the bay area. already reaching some parts right now. kari, it's going to move in, already hitting some areas? >> in the north bay and that will progress from north to south as we go throughout the morning. if you're about to head out the door south of san francisco you are good for your morning drive, that is already hitting and will get heavier the next couple of hours. our storm ranger parked on san bruno mountain to mobile doppler radar and gives us a very high level view of what's going on. we can see the rain, most starting out fairly light.
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much more of the storm starts to make its way in. we can see the storm still has a lot of energy and the center of the storm still well off the coast. we'll see that rain moving in. in dublin a live look. it is dry. make sure you have that umbrella. we'll see that rain coming in here right at about 10:00 this morning. temperatures don't warm up that much either. the line of rain is moving in around 8:00 to 9:00 this morning. and then it makes it into parts of the east bay through 9:00 to 10:00, approaching palo alto and over to the tri-valley at 10:00. and then we are also going to see some snow on our bay area peaks. mt. hamilton could get heavy snow around 11:00 to 12:00 and
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then still lingering showers elsewhere after that initial heavy line of rain and some gusty winds move through. even though it will be moving quickly a heavy dose of rain. winds will pick up. winds at 30 to 40 miles an hour and then our seven-day forecast shows clearing tomorrow. it looks like the rain holds off for saturday. warming up with sunshine through martin luther king day. you're following that crash. >> this involves a wrongway driver. it's not just a single car or person. a light commute over on the peninsula. right at manner drive it is a divided highway. there's a short wall there.
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the nbt side is allowed to get through. southbound is still closed. a car was driving north on the wrong side and crashed into a second. the driver of the wrongway car is dead. two other folks with major injuries, one is from the car that was heading in the correct direction but in a bad situation. that closure will continue to highway 1. we'll follow the extent of injuries and the condition of the two folks involved. of course the freeway that will remain closed as well until they can pull the two vehicles. they only have one evidence tow truck and have to brynn with you to san francisco and come back. we'll track that. >> pretty tragic out there. thank you, mike. 4:50. another coyote sighting in the south bay. a home surveillance camera shows that scene. look at him tugging at the
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system. the animal chewed up the owner's irrigation system out there. the home's owner says the same coyote has been visiting his street for the past month. >> wanted to be in a safer area closer to water and food maybe. >> i used to take my dog out for walks after dark by myself but not anymore with him around. >> coyote sightings are way up because more people are using surveillance cameras. this month 22 sightings reported which is unusual for all of january. >> governor newsome is reviving a project pushed hard by former governor jerry brown. newsom supports one tunnel to pump water to southern california. that project will now enter a lengthy environmental review process. some say it could impact the
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ecosystem. a tax increase would depend on how much a company pays top executives compared to workers. >> it's being proposed by nancy skinner. the bigger the tax gap, the bigger the tax increase would be. new numbers are showing the number of homicides down in los angeles. while the numbers are lower, the number of attacks on the homeless are up. two more people were killed last year compared with 2018. the city is also saying its homeless population increased 16% over that time. a new report also says that violent crimes are down overall. >> representative eric swalwell is hosting a town hall meeting to talk about the impeachment trial, gun control and other issues. it's tonight at 7:00 at dublin high school. coming up on nbc bay area,
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nbc responds. >> reporter: one particular gripe easily comes out on top. we often prevail. i'm investigator chris chmura. nbc bay area responds next. happening now, police in the philippines blocking the towns near taal. a volcano has been erupting and now it's shaking the ground opening up cracks in roads. police are stopping villagers from sneaking back to retrieve their belongings trying to get to poultry and cattle as well. the thick ash is damaging farms. no deaths or major injuries reported but tens of thousands of people are evacuated. a lot more news ahead.
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4:55 for you on this thursday morning. nbc bay area responds to more complaints about one topic more than any other. >> can you guess what it is? chris chmura is here with the answer. >> reporter: good morning. we've mention this had before but it bears repeating our number one source of complaints since we launched in 2016 is your phone. that means we have a lot of practice resolving phone fights including rajat in fremont. he did not get the gift card he was promised when he bought a new phone until he dialed us. that's $250 right there. tony in los banos found his phone had calls he didn't make to afghanistan and pakistan. his wireless company didn't respond to him but did talk with us. he got $342.60 back. finally rosa and mamod were
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pointing fingers over tablet troubles. we helped them save $100. tap the menu and respond or call us 888-996-tips. good to know, chris. thanks. coming up on "today in the bay," a storm brewing and heading our way. meteorologist kari hall is tracking the timing down to your doorstep. >> we're seeing that rain falling in windsor and santa rosa moving north to south. we'll time it out next. and adding time on your drive into pacifica. highway 1 is currently blocked. i have an alternate for you. a horrible crash overnight. plus, growing tourism concerns in san francisco. the complaints from jpmorgan conference attendees. the van gogh.
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to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition.
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that you do everything to preserve and protect them. with love, california. right now at 5:00, the first big storm of the new year slowly moving in to the bay area. at some point you'll experience it. we'll tell you when with the help of storm ranger. plus -- >> the president didn't know what was going on, president trump knew exactly what was going on. in just hours the historic impeachment proceedings will move to the senate. this morning the bombshell interview with a key figure at the center of the case against
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president trump. new revelations next. and a shooting investigation under way right now in san jose's east foothills. a live report as "today in the bay" continues right now. first, live outside for a powerful storm pushing its way across the bay area. here is a look at the current conditions in san jose, walnut creek and san francisco. and a good morning to you. thanks for starting your morning here with us. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm laura garcia. mike has his eyes on the roads for us. kari has been tracking that forecast, so it's gradually making its way south. >> and so right now we are seeing the rain still well to the north of us. the timing of the storm has been pushed back a bit as the storm has slowed down. so if you're about to head out the door now, you are looking good for the most part except spots like santa rosa up around clear lake and ukiah where the rain is falling right now. we'll also have some gusty winds. a closer look between santa rosa

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