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good morning. it is wednesday, december 14. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's head outside take a look at the conditions on this wednesday morning. a live look at the bay bridge. you can hardly see it. >> you see the embarcadero more than anything, not the bridge though. >> but it's definitely going to be rainy today and for the next couple of days, maybe, roberta? are we -- >> no maybes. >> no? definitely? >> i never do maybes. >> very certain about this one. >> umbrellas won't even help. bust out the ponchos, right? >> that's pretty much it because the umbrellas will go inside out because it's going to be so windy but seriously, behind the scenes this is the time when i have to oil up the hi-def doppler radar. i crank it up, i dust it off, i talk sweetly to it. i do. i talk to my computers and say you're not going to let me down now. live hi-def doppler radar right now picking up light precipitation around the far reaches the north bay. just when you queue it up, it's gone. can you say it? it's way over there near yuba city. these are the areas of concern. these are the areas that are going to get smacked! with heavy amounts of
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precipitation. gusty winds, as well. today's event also north bay event with just scattered light rain showers here or there. flash flood watch in effect for lake, mendocino and humboldt counties. you may say, yeah, but that's far to the north. hey, they're our viewers too and it encompasses over 300,000 people who will receive a half a foot of rain by tomorrow night. also, the soberanes fire burn area with the potential of mudslides and landslides. again, as we take a bird's-eye view out towards the embarcadero, you can see the bright lights of the port of oakland in the distance there and also the estuary where right now our temperatures are in the 50s. we are seeing limited visibility because we have a lot of light drizzle out there. its all that low-level moisture and not a wind to speak of at this time. temperatures later today 50s and 60s. i want you to get a good look at the mountain view temperature. also oakland, fremont, vallejo, san rafael, because all those 60s are going away. we are going to be stuck in the
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50s after today for at least 7 days. we'll talk about that coming up. here's roqui. >> it's 5:01. let's check richmond with this three car crash. not doing well. traffic is trying to recover. westbound 80 before el portal drive a three-car crash blocking the two left lanes. in the area traffic is moving at 7 miles per hour. so it is part of your morning commute give yourself extra time. from the bay bridge toll plaza from the carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze that will take 34 minutes now and expect no delays through the toll plaza. those metering lights will turn on in 30 minutes. moving to the altamont pass, traffic coming out of tracy on 205, you're moving at just about 30 miles per hour across the way there into livermore where you hit the foggy dublin interchange. altamont pass to 680 will take 14 minutes. with all the rain, the king tides could be an issue for the next couple of days. tides are about 7 feet high
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yesterday. that's the highest of the year and more than a foot higher than usual. it may be the new norm. to prepare, the city of san francisco has set aside $9 million for upgrades to the seawall from mission creek to fisherman's wharf. >> we're going to have to get very imaginative about the measures that we implement so that we can live with these rises tides, adapt with them over time and not disconnect ourselves from the bayfront. >> well, at this point the project is still in the planning phases but the city will continue to collect data for the future. the raiders are one step closer to staying in oakland. >> city and county leaders approved a billion-dollar plan last night but it's not a done deal yet. >> later today the nfl owners will meet and talk about this big plan so they are going to have a huge say in this deal whether or not the raiders will stay in oakland or move to las
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vegas. the plan is to move to a new stadium in hopes of moving the team to oakland. yesterday the alameda board of supervisors approved the same deal that the oakland city council approved last night. the city of oakland and alameda county would offer 100 acres at the coliseum site and city of oakland would commit an additional 2$00 million for infrastructure. that money would be paid by taxes, hopefully generated from the stadium project. this plan was put together by ronnie lott and supported by a lot of former raiders players including marcus allen. >> the city of oakland is special. as i looked at the landscape of the national football league, there are a lot of teams out there that have a unique relationship, the steelers with pittsburg, green bay with the
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packers. um -- but none, um, hm, galvanizing than the city the oakland. >> critics say money should be put toward other needs in the city. and there are plenty. the only city council home in oppose this deal, he abstained from voting. he released a statement on facebook after the vote. we'll have that coming up in the next half-hour. >> so what about the existing debt on the coliseum report? what happens to that? >> that is the $91 million elephants in the room here. if the plan does pass, that will need to be dealt with before the property can be transferred so expect another round of negotiations between the city and county which each has a stake in the property and that debt. >> one thing is for sure, i think a lot of oakland fans are happy this is come to this point. >> reporter: yeah. this whole thing has been crazy. honestly. [ laughter ] [ overlapping speakers ] >> it's a big step. >> absolutely. so we'll see what the nfl owners have to stay. >> thank you. some of the biggest names in tech are going to trump
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tower today to meet with the president-elect. kpix 5's maria medina reports. >> reporter: good morning. before president-elect donald trump was elected, dozens of tech execs called him a disaster for innovation, now they are going to meet him. some of the big name companies include facebook, amazon, apple, tesla's ceo will be there, google will be there. they are concerned that president-elect trump will infringe on digital privacy but curb the hire of tech savvy immigrants. they are not saying much about what they plan to talk about president-elect trump. some say they will plead their case. some try to keep the peace. >> i think we'll get acquainted. they don't know each other. silicon valley, the technology community, the president-elect, they have had no substantial dialogue. there wasn't anything happening on the campaign trail. the president-elect didn't spend anytime in silicon valley. >> reporter: no, he didn't. and while on the campaign
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trail, trump criticized apple for outsourcing to china. he sparred with amazon's ceo who owns the "washington post" blaming him of directing the paper's coverage so amazon could avoid paying state sales taxes. a lot of techs openly opposed his candidacy. but the meeting today is scheduled for 11:00 our time. it's expected to be an hour. they hope to extend an olive branch. one of the things they agree on is lowering the corporate tax rate. we'll see exactly what happens in just a few hours. live in san jose, maria medina, kpix 5. we are getting a better look at what's left of the ghost ship warehouse in oakland. you can see what's left of the stairway that led up to the second floor here. a lot of the tenants' personal items like bikes and clothing are now burned. the fire chief says that no one ever inspected the building because they didn't know anyone was living there. >> we did not have any record stating that our firefighters
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had made entry or were aware of what was going on. >> 36 people died in the fire. the cause is still a mystery. but the atf team says that they are focusing on the building's electrical system. right now, in castro valley, investigators are continuing to search a badly burned home where a widow's body was found. the blaze ripped through this groveway house around 3:00 yesterday morning. after controlling the flames, investigators discovered the remains of a 59-year-old woman inside the garage. a coroner confirmed she was murdered. authorities had to cover up the crime scene to preserve evidence in the rain. so far they believe the fire was started to destroy any dna traces. >> we're also trying to figure out how did our victim get from inside the home into the garage, was she moved there before or after she was killed? >> right now, investigators have no suspect information. they are asking neighbors to check their surveillance video for any clues. a san francisco stabbing
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suspect killed in a police shooting will likely get a public memorial. the board of supervisors voted to put a memorial in bernal heights park for alex nieto. four officers shot him in 2015 after he allegedly pointed a taser at them. after the vote, the san francisco police officers association released this statement. "we believe that we as a city should instead be honoring real heroes. the first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting our community from harm." this morning, governor brown is set to deliver remarks to a gathering of scientists in the bay area. the american geophysical union is holding its annual fall meeting in san francisco. many of the scientists are expressing concerns about president-elect donald trump and his skepticism about climate change. >> politics may be a game. but protecting our earth's climate on which we all depend is not a game. >> it's not enough just to do our science. we have to get out and explain
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to people why this science matters, to them, to their lives, to their jobs, to their communities!! to their health and well-being! >> one of the event's organizers wants to encourage organizers to block trump's appointment of scott pruitt to lead the epa. time now 5:10. the arctic air that hit the midwest is now moving into the northeast and bringing danger along with it. plus this. ♪[ music ] >> james corden and bruno mars drive through los angeles singing songs. the highlights next. >> i am so sorry but bruno mars is on my bucket list, okay? good morning, everyone. speaking of buckets, your rain bucket is going to tip over with the passage of this next storm. we'll track it together. >> my bucket list, too, roberta. okay. this is a live look at the wetterich richmond/san rafael. we have problems in richmond on westbound 80 and the rest of your bay area morning commute
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good morning. welcome to your wednesday. prestorm watch. time check right now is 5:13. taking a look out towards the
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golden gate bridge, which is going to be a rough commute tomorrow. not so much the case today. in fact, roqui is along for the ride. she will have a look at your traffic. i've got weather. coming up in less than 4 minutes. well, you likely have heard about the hatchimal. it's basically this year's tickle me elmo for christmas which means the bird is flying off the shelves so fast, that parents are scrambling to get their hands on one. the furry toy bird literally hatches from its shell. retail price, about 60 bucks. but the toys are going for twice, sometimes triple that, on ebay. >> it's got that technological component that makes it really engaging. it also requires that the user interact with it in order for it to come to life. >> okay! well, the company that makes hatchimals spin master says it is increasing production. that's -- i don't know. what do you think about this? are you sold on this hatchimal? >> i guess it's cool. i guess all the kids love it.
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are your kids asking for it? >> no. >> i'm glad -- my daughter has no idea what that is. >> my kids are asking for a real animal, a dog or rabbit, from the north pole. >> hopefully it hatches. maybe. >> i don't know what's going to happen. who knows. in sacramento, hundreds of animals have found new homes this holiday season because a local woman decided to play santa. >> yeah. kim pacini puts up the money to cover all the adoption fees for an entire shelter. kim says she couldn't believe that her local shelter front street had 1,000 animals longing for a permanent home. so she took to facebook and announced that she would be funding the $20 adoption charge for every, single animal there for an entire month. and within two weeks, 600 animals were adopted. >> we have been thinking about getting a dog but that really pushed us over the edge to come and bring a dog home. >> been like a month of black friday. the beauty is they are not going to buy a tv or game system. they are here to save lives. >> ever since kim stepped up to
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pay for adoptions at front street, at least three other local shelters are being sponsored by donors. >> that's so nice of her. she is definitely not on the naughty list. >> no. definitely not. and i think that's an idea for you. you can go to the adoption center and pick up a dog for your kids. >> kenny, you're getting me in trouble here! now my kids are like, see, mom? no excuses with my kids! i don't know, roqui. this is something i have been mulling over for a while. >> those hatchimals remind me of [ non-english name ] when i was a kid. can sounds crazy but they're fun. moving to the richmond/san rafael bridge, it looks good here but we do have a problem in richmond on westbound 80 before el portal drive. a three-car crash still blocking the two left lanes and it's been out there for a while now. crews are out there trying to clear it out but it's causing major delays as you can see in the area. traffic is moving at 6 miles per hour. so you're inching through. if this is part of your morning commute i would give myself some extra time to get down westbound 80. to the bay bridge toll plaza
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from westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze will take you 46 minutes due to the slowdown in richmond. moving to the san mateo bridge a, from hayward to foster city that's 880 to 101 will take you a quick 12 minutes so much better story on this and into the peninsula. slow traffic along the altamont pass coming out of tracy at 17 miles per hour. speeds pick up to 30. once you hit north flynn road. north tracy boulevard along 580 westbound to the altamont pass will take you a long 30 minutes into livermore. now, mass transit, bart daly city station is delayed 20 minutes on trains heading to pittsburg-bay point and dublin- pleasanton due to track maintenance. ace train, muni and caltrain are all on time. roberta? >> that's okay. i'm on the phone here with tony la russa and his animal rescue foundation and michelle, them to have an appointment with you later today. [ laughter ] >> okay? they have just the little dog for you. all right. good morning, everybody! as you head out the door, sure, go ahead and grab the umbrella. we have a lot of low-level
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moisture in the form of heavy drizzle. otherwise, that is bona fide rain showers around napa skirting out of yountville. also some rain showers getting ready to enter the picture around fairfield, american canyon you heard some raindrops. in fact let's try to pinpoint where some of this rain is. if you are beginning your morning commute right there in core deal yeah, you're going to jump on -- cordelia, you're going to jump on i-80. perhaps you're going to 680, you will be wet most of the both commutes. a scattered shower across the north bay, heavy drizzle. flash flood watch in effect for lake, mendocino and humboldt counties. that's 300,000 people-plus that's going to be experiencing up to a half foot of rain by tomorrow night. right now, mostly cloudy skies around the rim of the bay. temperature-wise, we are into the 50s. very mild out the door this morning. and here's what you need to know. you can carry the umbrella for that low-level moisture today or that light north bay shower.
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it is heavy rain, gusty winds and then we'll clear out on friday through the weekend. area of low pressure to the north tapping into the subtropical moisture. this plume extends out towards hawaii. so what does that mean? it means first off the showers are confined from the north. this is from a weak disturbance, then the more potent area of low pressure is up stairs here -- or upstream. what it's going to do is start to move in towards the north bay by tomorrow morning's commute. it's slowed down its progress somewhat. but this is some pretty heavy rain. as it slices across the central bay by the lunch hour and the evening commute, it's going to be brief heavy downpours within 2 to 4 hours. so that means we'll have ponding on the roads and we'll have some hydro concerns, especially with the king tides at high noon tomorrow. so over 4" of rain in ukiah, up to 2" around the central bay but the winds are going to gust up to 35 miles per hour. winter weather watch in effect for the high sierra.
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two feet of snow tomorrow through friday. be mindful of that to tahoe. no new snow at heavenly in the past 48 hours. north star rain-snow mix today. we have alpine meadows with rain-snow mix. otherwise, it's going to snow on thursday and friday. 50s 60s today for our forecast, last time we see 60s for some time. we'll be in the 50s saturday through tuesday. other parts of the country are dealing with some really nasty weather. the arctic blast brought white- out conditions to michigan overnight and the chicago temperatures are falling into the single digits with the wind chill making it feel much colder. the deep freeze is expected to hit the northeast this evening. it is time to see what's trending today. another big carpool karaoke. bruno mars got in the passenger seat with the "late late show" host james corden. ♪[ music ]
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>> all right. love that. they sang some of his classics and songs from the new album and if you want to see the full clip it will be on our website, some women in alabama did not have as smooth a ride when they were cruising around last week. they were looking for a candle store but crashed into a loading ramp. take a listen. [ chatter ] [ crash ] next door. the car was not badly da >> okay. they didn't let that little crash faze them. nope. it turns out the candle store was right next door. the car was not badly damaged. so that is some good news. former raiders player colton underwood has a new girlfriend and that's all thanks to the power of social media. you may remember he went viral
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earlier this year when he asked out olympic gymnast aly raisman. well, they did go on a date a couple of months ago in denver. they kept it quiet but confirmed they are officially a couple. the olympian says she plans on spending the holidays with his family. very sweet. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everyone. draymond green filled out the stat sheet last night in new orleans but it's what he did on the other end of the floor that won the game. only thing sweeter than the warriors now is a beignet at cafe du monde! hank plante loves great passing. kevin durant throws it down at 19-5 warrior run. 4th quarter warriors down one. what's the phrase? steph had 30 points. warriors take the lead. time winding down. pelicans can tie it. superstar anthony davis to draymond and draymond stripped him. that's your ballgame. warriors escape 113-109 a. 100 years every maple leaf hockey and their last cup came during the lbj administration. they were trailing 2-1. but joe pavelski redirects brett burns'
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shot and we go to a shootout where couture scores an anderson and jones slams the door. the sharks haven't lost in toronto since the raiders last made the play-offs. and that would be 2002. by the way, congratulations to the city of oakland last night and ronnie lott and libby schaaf. it's amazing what you can accomplish when you all work together. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. ♪[ music ] well willwill they fight or keep the peace? what's expected to happen when silicon valley techs and donald trump meet today. >> oakland passing the ball to the nfl owners. it is now up to them to decide whether the raiders are allowed to move to las vegas. the latest on the big stadium deal up next. ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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er look. and keeping a close eye on the self-driving ubers hit the roads of san francisco today. we'll have a closer look. >> and keeping an eye on the next storm in pacifica as crews hope to keep a cliff sides sinkhole from getting worse. >> we have been jumping up and down about the storm coming this way. now i'll talk about the advisories and watches you need to know about. >> we have a problem in richmond. we'll tell you how that's recovering and the rest of your bay area morning commute when we come back to the traffic center. good morning, everyone. it is wednesday, december 14. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. video just in to our newsroom of a three-alarm fire in santa rosa. the came came at 2 a.m. at a warehouse near ninth and wilton. we are hearing from fire crews, though, that several warehouses are involved in this which is why they called in multiple other fire agencies to help. there are no injuries reported
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so far. fire crews expect to be out there for the rest of the morning, knocking down some hot spots and, of course, we'll keep you updated as we learn more. well, there is a big win forayeders fans. the team could be staying in oakland. >> the city and county leaders voted on a new stadium deal last night. anne makovec has been following this story and joins us now. it's definitely not a done deal yet. >> reporter: no. it's still far from a done deal but the deal passed two major hurdles yesterday. the alameda county board of supervisors and the oakland city council. and today, it's going to be the focus of the nfl owners meeting. they will eventually decide whether to allow the raiders to stay or move to las vegas. now, under the plan for oakland, the city and county would offer 100 acres at the coliseum site and the city of oakland alone would commit an additional $200 million for infrastructure. that money would be covered by tax revenue hopefully generated from the stadium project. the plan was put together by football hall of famer ronnie
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lott and supported by seven of the eight members of the city council. >> i'm very comfortable supporting this project. and i think that it's a very good deal. nothing is perfect. this is a very good deal that protects the city the best we can and does not put ourselves at risk in the future. >> reporter: abel julian is the only city council member to oppose the plan, although he abstained from voting. he stayed on facebook after the vote saying, this deal at this stage doesn't give me the comfort and confidence that would allow us to build the housing we desperately need as many of our most vulnerable neighbors continue to get displaced from our community every day. now, the raiders are eligible to move beginning january 1. and owner mark davis says he is committed to doing so. 24 of the 32 nfl team owners would have to vote to approve that relocation. so couple of more rounds to go here. >> yeah. we'll see what happens.
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all right, anne, thanks. today some of the biggest names in silicon valley have an appointment at trump tower. they are meeting face to face with our president-elect. kpix 5's maria medina is live in san jose on the issues at stake as they sit down with president-elect donald trump. >> reporter: there was some bad blood between silicon valley techs and donald trump. they once called him a disaster for innovation and now they are set to meet with him in just a few hours. and some of the big name companies that will meet with him today include facebook, apple, tesla's ceo, amazon, google. now, they are concern that president-elect trump would infringe on digital privacy but more so curb the hiring of immigrants. they are not saying much about what they plan to talk about. some say they will plead their case or really just try to keep the peace. >> coming up to the office, the true giants of silicon valley. we're going to talk about how to grow jobs, we're going to talk about how they can stay on top. we're going to talk about a lot
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of great things. but the real giants are coming up. >> reporter: that was president- elect trump just yesterday. on the campaign trail, he criticized apple for outsourcing to china and sparred with amazon's ceo who owns the "washington post" blaming him of directing the paper's coverage so amazon could avoid paying taxes. the meeting is expected to start at 11:00 our time. it's expected to last about an hour. and the tech execs are, you know, expected to extend an olive branch. one of the things they do agree on is lowering their corporate tax rate. so we'll see at 11 a.m. exactly what happens. live in san jose, maria medina, kpix 5. this morning, president- elect trump still facing backlash over his pick for secretary of state. exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson. another announcement yesterday, trump settled on former texas
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governor rick perry for energy secretary. he entertained high-profile guests including bill gates and kanye west. at a thank you rally in wisconsin, mr. trump made sure no one missed the details of his star-studded day. >> the great jim brown, bill gates, anna winter, kanye. that's right. [ applause and cheers ] >> ray lewis. >> meanwhile, on capitol hill, there is a new push to further investigate russia's possible hacking of the presidential election. the senate foreign relations committee plans to hold hearings in the future. ride hailing service uber says that starting today, he will have a handful of self- driving cars picking up passengers in san francisco. the launch is similar to what the company did in september in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. the local fleet is made up of volvo suvs. >> the self-driving cars will come, i believe, with a safety driver. in pittsburgh you're not alone in the car and i presume they will do the same sort of thing
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here in san francisco. >> the california dmv told kpix 5 that uber doesn't have a testing permit issued by state the mountain view-based tech giant announced a project has grown in a a spinoff company called "waymo." google says it will develop self-driving technology. one of its autonomous cars even took a legally blind passenger on a drive with no issues. this is a live look rook at lucky drive one of many places in the bay area where king tides will roll in this week. they cause flooding. in pacifica a sinkhole is a source of tension between the city and group of property owners. complicated repair work is still under way on the 15-foot hole which opened up over the weekend and forced the trail to close. the damage happened on land
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owned by trinity property consultants. so pacifica says that that group must oversee the fix. but the property owners say that a city pipe caused all that mess. locals say that they just want the beach trail back in business. >> a lot of us have dogs and we want to live here for that, and you know, it's just really sad we're not able to bring our dogs down here. >> i don't want to get too political. all i know is i don't want to fall into the ocean. so hover wants to fix that, fix it, please. >> it will take two weeks before the walkway reopens. roberta has been busy this morning tracking this rain. >> the next king tide is coming in at 10:53 this morning at just over 7 feet. tomorrow the problem will be at noon close to 7 feet when the front is expected to slice through the central bay. so obviously, with that kind of water, you're going to be experiencing urban and small stream flooding. we'll keep you posted if we see any advisories issued for that. as of right now we do have some
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very light rainfall across the northern portion of our bay area. and that's going to be the scenario today. just pretty much heavy drizzle, low-level moisture throughout 99% of the bay area. then you get that hit-and-miss scattered showers like right now in the discovery bay area area and rio vista. moderate rain will be confined to the far reaches of the north bay but in addition to the very light rainfall yesterday we saw a quarter inch of rain in rio dell. when we have some more light rain today, most of the rain will be in the areas highlighted in yellow where we have a flash flood watch in effect in lake, mendocino and humboldt counties up to a half foot of rain will fall by tomorrow night. so we are giving you a heads up. right now mostly cloudy skies, a little bit of haze in the atmosphere limiting visibility but we could still see the bright lights of the port of oakland and the estuary, as well. temperatures are mild in the 50s. the winds have been pretty slight under 10 miles per hour. later today 50s and 60s. get a good look at these 60s
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because once a cold front passes tomorrow, we are going to be stuck in the 50s on friday all the way for a good week. we'll talk more about that and time that incoming system together at 48 after the hour. roqui? >> thank you. roberta said there's heavy drizzle today which means later rain, slicker roads, but we don't have many crashes to report just one in richmond so let's start with your commute across the span of the golden gate bridge. if you are heading from marin county into the golden gate toll plaza, that will take you about 14 minutes. now to richmond for the three- car crash that's been out there for a very long time now. westbound 80 before el portal drive, still blocking the two left lanes and the backup is now beyond highway 4. in that area, traffic is moving at 33 miles per hour which is much better than before at just 8 miles per hour. moving down westbound 80 to the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights are on now sore from the carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze will be 42 minutes. expect 15 minutes through the toll plaza into downtown san francisco. a live look at the nimitz
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freeway looking good in both directions but again, heavy drizzle like roberta said so those roads are slick. drive carefully out there this morning. 880 northbound from 238 in san leandro to the maze will take you 16 minutes. and then expect a 13-minute drive across the span of the san mateo bridge. now to mass transit. we still have a bart delay from daly city station if you are heading into pittsburg-bay point or the dublin-pleasanton lines. that's due to track maintenance. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. hollywood is mourning the loss of alan thicke. he is best known for his role on growing pains. he died yesterday of a heart attack. he was playing hockey with his teenaged son when he collapseed. >> we were worried that he was having a heart attack but he was breathing and talking. they got him up on the gurney. they went to take him out. he gave us a thumbs-up. he looked at his kid and said hey wait, take a picture of me, make sure you get the rink in
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the background. >> alan thicke died at the hospital. he was 69. the transportation department wants all new cars and trucks to start communicating. ill wagner of has that story and much more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. the fed is expected to raise rates today when it wraps up its policy meeting this afternoon. so the feds kept interest rates low as a way to spur the economy after the financial crisis. the commerce department says retail sales rose by just 1/10 of a percent in november from the month before. it's weaker than expected. it could point to a disappointing holiday shopping season. and the transportation department wants all new cars and trucks to talk to each other. vehicle-to-vehicle communication, lets cars and trucks transmit their speeds, direction and other information and that could prevent accidents. it could take a year before the new rule is passed. >> so jill, an important recall
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for home cooks? what's this all about? >> reporter: yes. cuisinart is recalling 8 million food processors. the problem is a blade. it can crack over time and it sends pieces of the blades metal pieces into the food. they have four rivets with a base center. they were sold back to 1996 until last year which is why there are so many being recalled. >> a lot of customers won't get replacement blades in time for christmas so jill you're off the hook. you don't have to cook this holiday season. >> fortunately or unfortunately, i'm not cooking anyway. i'm a terrible cook. my family thanks me for that. i'm better to leave it to others. i eat. >> me, too. me, as well. jill wagner of, thank you. time now 5:42. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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rescue. she got trapped in her car.. in a frozen pond! a nearby traffic camera captured ra. you can a woman was trapped in her car in a frozen pond. a nearby traffic camera captured the rescue on camera. you can see this group rushing down to the water. the driver was able to smash part of the back window with a fire extinguisher and the good samaritans pulled her out. >> close your eyes because of all the glass and pushed the rest of the glass out of the way and pulled her out of the vehicle. >> i just did what anybody else would have done. you see a car in the water and there's somebody in there. >> the driver says she couldn't see a ramp on the road when her windows fogged up. she has a couple of cuts and bruises but is expected to be okay. with more snow expected in the tahoe/truckee area this week, people are preparing for the problems brought on by
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winter-like weather. drills were held yesterday at boreal mountain resort for scenarios that include a shutdown of ski lifts. meanwhile, caltrans says travelers need to do some preparing of their own in case cars get stuck or stranded. >> food, clothes, blankets, water in your car. >> no flip-flops. [ laughter ] >> there are no chain requirements on interstate 80 or u.s. 50 right now. but it's a safe bet there will be in the coming days. some new satellites could help prepare for hurricanes. nasa is launching a rocket that's carrying the satellites into space later today. once they are in orbit they can measure near surface ocean winds. experts say that the data will give forecasters better hurricane predictions back here on earth. and roberta won't get a hurricane prediction wrong ever again. >> i don't think i ever have. [ laughter ] >> i think those are fighting words. >> come on. >> you never get anything wrong. [ laughter ] >> well --
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>> well -- [ laughter ] >> well -- >> i started off back in the days when we had matches. the big giant boards and i had to paste up news. i'm really dating myself. it's amazing when you think of the computer technology we have. every year it gets better and better. but what's difficult over the pacific ocean we don't have a lot of sensors so a timing of a pick storm heading this way can often be scrutinized so a system coming in here tomorrow has slowed down. earlier, we thought it would affect your morning commute? it's the lunch hour in the evening commute. we'll talk about that coming up. >> that's good news, right? >> a little bit of good news, right. >> we are getting more rain. >> but it's going to cause troubles in the traffic department. let's head to lucky drive. traffic flowing through the flooded area of lucky drive on 101. this is flooding due to the seasonal high tides that roberta will give us more details on coming up.
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okay. now moving over to the golden gate bridge, or not. moving over now to richmond, this three car crash is cleared out but you have residual backup and cars moving in the area about 30 miles per hour. that traffic is backed up well beyond highway 4 now. moving down if you are taking westbound 80 to the bay bridge toll plaza, here's a live look the maze to downtown will take you 24 minutes and then expect about a 40-minute drive from carquinez bridge along the eastshore freeway to the maze so heavy conditions so far. a look at mass transit. we still have that 20-minute delay up there but good news, it has now been recovered so bart is on time. art, ace train, muni and caltrain all on time. roberta, i'll send it to you for the weather. good morning, everybody. it's our live hi-def doppler radar. not picking up all that low- level moisture that is making you need to use your windshield wipers as you step on out this morning. it's just like a heavy mist or heavy drizzle but we have some bona fide rain showers now being reported in throughout the north bay and back through
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the delta. fairfield you hear some raindrops on the rooftops. so do you in the discovery bay area. hi-def doppler will be pinpointing rain as it moves in and out of the bay area. but tomorrow the heavy rain and gusty winds will be battering the bay area. mostly cloudy skies. a little bit of a haze in the atmosphere. temperature-wise pretty mild into the 50s. the winds will blow today out of the south 10 to 20 miles per hour. right now because of the haze, a little bit of visibility issues. when you have visibilities under 10 miles, generally you have delays on some arriving flights. 7-mile visibility at hayward. 3 in napa. 3 in santa rosa, as well. when we pick up our wind later today it will usher out that haze. here's what you need to know. light more bay rain today pretty much in the far reaches of the north bay. otherwise drizzle from time to time. heavy rain gusty winds tomorrow. clearing on friday through the
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weekend. let's get at it. okay, first off, subtropical moisture, this plume extends all the way back to the hawaiian islands. area of low pressure out in the gulf of alaska. it's going to tap into this subtropical moisture. as it does so, it first starts off kind of as a warm storm and then the colder air ushers on in. so this means first off today with the scattered showers to the north, those will be confined north of the golden gate bridge. except a hit-and-miss scattered shower. that's a band of precipitation. yesterday at this time computer broad else over the central bay. it's still in the morning hours, confined to the santa rosa area then look what happens. everything fills in at lunchtime. this is going to adversely affect the evening commute between a window of two to four hours. we'll have an onslaught of rain up to 4 inches in the coastal mountains up to ukiah. generally one to two inches around the bay area. that will cause some flooding on the roads especially when you couple that up with the king tides that will occur at 11:41 tomorrow morning add 6.9
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feet. so here we go. boy, almost 1.5" of rain in hayward. see this highlighted area? that encompasses over 300,000 people that will receive a half foot of rain by thursday night. that will definitely cause some problems. then winds up to 35 miles per hour, we could see downed trees and power lines. so what does this mean for the sierra? today it's sierra cement. by thursday when that colder air filters in, up to two feet of snow is expected so if you are in the tahoe area, north star, south shore, north star -- you're going to see some heavy snowfall and that will occur again on thursday night. 7:18 sun-up. by then we'll see temperatures in the 50s going up to highs in the 60s. pretty much the last times we see 60s for a while except for tomorrow, then temperatures into the 50s over the weekend. that's your forecast. ♪[ music ] time now 5:51. a christmas display in the south bay is turning heads for all the wrong reasons. the reaction next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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is turning heads. because this one features barbie at san jose's christmas in the park one of the carefully decorated trees is turning some heads because this one features barbie dolls doing household chores in revealing costumes. from a few feet away, it's a standard tree. but you look up close and you can see barbie leaning over the oven, or getting ready to clean a bathroom. in a third scene she is propped
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up on a washing machine waiting for clothes to finish up. a ken doll is putting lights up. some people are troubled by this tree. >> we can do more than cook and iron. i put up my own christmas lights. i get on the ladder. i can put up my lights. we can do it all! >> i wouldn't want my daughter to, ha, aspire to be that barbie doll, ha ha. >> it causes conversation, i guess, what it comes down to. >> the company behind the tree says they didn't mean to offend anyone. the board of supervisors in san francisco has approved $9 million for a fund to make a local community college tuition free. under the plan, san francisco residents would not have to pay tuition next year at the city of san francisco. but mayor ed lee prefers a more limited program over a longer period of time. the funds would come from proposition w, that's a property sales tax increase that voters approved in
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november. some backlash against ipads from parents. the cupertino school district has a one ipad per pupil program for three of its middle schools. but some parents worry that the devices are too distracting and could negatively affect their kids' health. they started a petition to restrict usage. a district spokesperson claims that the ipads have actually improved students' quality of work. it is 5:56. coming up in the next half- hour, a big win for the raiders' fans, when it comes to the teams staying in oakland. it's not a done deal. the decision in the hands of the nfl owners. >> reporter: silicon valley versus donald trump! the speculation surrounding today's secret meeting between tech execs and the president- elect. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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december 14th. i'm michelle griego. and i'm kenny choi. flooding good morning. it's wednesday, december 14.
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i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. flooding is expected along the bay area coastline as the king tides combine with another significant round of rain. now, much of the area saw some showers yesterday and into the morning. but the heavy stuff hasn't arrived quite yet. that rain has made for some slick roads this morning. let's check the slick roads with roqui. >> the roads are slick. but luckily we haven't had many crashes to report so that's the good news. so let's start on highway 4 where we have some slow-moving traffic between antioch and pittsburg. you're moving at 26 to 30 miles per hour. down to the walnut creek area where we do unfortunately have a new crash to tell you about. southbound 680 before gregory lane a four-car crash is off to the shoulder. a lot of delay in the area. traffic at just 8 miles per hour. moving down to the altamont pass, traffic coming out of tracy on 205 at just 17 miles per hour. so you're inching your way through into north flynn road


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