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griego. parts of the bay area getting soaked once again this morning... this is a live look from --- it's tuesday, january 10. i'm michelle griego. good morning. parts of the bay area getting soaked again this morning. this is a live look at the bay bridge this morning. it is wet, one of the biggest areas of concern though over the next few days is the russian river in sonoma county. it already spilled over its banks yesterday and we could see even more flooding to come. kpix 5 is live with complete coverage of the storm's impact. jackie ward is in napa county which has already seen flooding this morning and anne makovec is in pacifica where the wind is really picking up along the coast. but first, roberta is tracking the storm. we are on storm watch right here on kpix 5. let's get to it. let's go ahead and start talking about the rivers that in a dire situation at this particular time. saint helena the napa river is
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anticipated to overflow its banks reaching 18.4 feet by later on tonight. there will be widespread crop damage. the napa river in napa. we are also anticipating this to reach 25.1 which means secondary road will be flooded and crops will be flooded. the russian river has overflowed, moderate to significant flooding in the area tomorrow. we are already seeing some moderate flooding near brookside, that's the resort in that area. parkers resort, as well. live hi-def doppler radar indicates it is raining and in some areas, some moderate downpours right there santa rosa through calistoga into windsor, healdsburg has rain showers, saint helena moderate rain. another cell with potent
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energy, we could see thunderstorms. levy rainheavy rain in antioch. east bay down to street level, coming off of 680 as you head into the santa clara valley, moderate rain, san jose, lexington hills, rain in the santa cruz mountains around boulder creek that already saw nearly 5 inches of rain from the last storm. you will have another 4 inches of rain. here you have the peninsula. that's a big cell that just developed over the san francisco area back through the marina district into the golden gate bridge. we have a flash flood watch in effect for the huge highlighted yellow area which is just about the entire bay area. we have a coastal flood advisory in effect for the bay and the coast. heavy rain coinciding with astronomical high tide of at
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just over 7 feet. high wind warnings in the hills because some wind gusts over 65 miles per hour. yeah. it's going to be windy again today. south winds 20 that 35 miles per hour. there will be downtown trees and downed power lines. mostly cloudy skies and rain, temperatures currently in the 50s. the winds have been breezy this morning at about 10 to 20 miles per hour. temperatures today in the 50s and 60s. we'll be right here on storm watch. napa county is seeing a lot of rain, floods and mudslides. kpix 5's jackie ward is live in american canyon and jackie, you have some problems with getting to your story this morning. >> reporter: yeah. just the third stop of the day for us. we had trouble getting from highway 29 at our original destination at the napa river. that diverted us with an accident there. now on american canyon road there is a mudslide. you can see a bunch of mud and dirt has slid into the road
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here. this is american canyon. it's right by westbound 80. not a lot of traffic delays, which is good. to be honest, our news van is kind of causing people to slow down a little bit but we'll be out of here in just a couple of minutes. a bunch of dirt and mud have been removed from here already. as you head westbound on american canyon road, the only place you might snag up traffic-wise is between broadway and highway 29. so that was the only area that we ran into trouble while traveling american canyon road to get to this mudslide. besides that you should be pretty good. this traffic is not a big deal. just a couple of police officers here. see the police officer even getting his own shovel out trying to get this road cleared as soon as possible. please, take it slow out there. a lot of flooding and hydroplaning and some mud, too, a mess out here. in american canyon, jackie ward, kpix 5. thank you. crews are keeping an eye on conditions in sausalito. they are worried about possible
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king tides. this is video from 2015. officials say wind gusts could be as high as 34 miles per hour. the city is posting warnings and barricades to help residents prepare. a big moment earlier this morning along the sacramento river. several gates were opened at the sacramento weir to direct water through the sacramento bypass and into the yolo bypass. the project is intended to prevent flooding in the sacramento metro area. powerful winds and towering waves are expected to hit the peninsula and the wet conditions come just after crews in pacifica cleared up major storm damage along highway 1. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is live in pacifica on the concerns this morning. anne? >> reporter: yeah. there is a coastal flood advisory in effect for the coastline right now. so you add to that the high wind we have been seeing, the rain continues to fall. a lot of hillsides and cliffsides in the area are at risk this morning.
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so a lot of eyes on this apartment building on esplanade avenue. the cliff under it has been crumbling for years and the situation is so dire it's slated to be torn down next week. the goal, to beat the forces of nature to the punch here because if this building falls into the ocean a lot of environmental concerns. highway 1 here in pacifica finally reopened this morning after a mudslide shut down the northbound lanes yesterday. it took almost 24 hours to clean it up and shore up the hillside. this was very close to reina del mar and you can see the traffic jam it caused all day. caltrans put up a concrete barrier overnight to protect the road from another deluge of debris. but a lot of concerns this morning focused specifically on the coast combining the weather conditions with that high tide which we'll see around 9 a.m. we're talking about 7 feet. so things could get dicey. live in pacifica, i'm anne
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makovec. let's check in with roqui right now for the latest on your morning commute. roqui. thanks, anne. it is 6:06. let's take a look at our roads right now. things are crazy. it's still very wet out there. so first let's start in observations at the bay bridge toll plaza. those metering lights are on so that traffic is backing up towards the maze here. also a high wind advisory across the span there so make sure you're driving slowly because of the winds and because of the rain. two hands on the wheel giving yourself extra space between drivers. the maze to downtown will take you about 16 to 20 minutes. now let's move over to the traffic alert in oakland. westbound 24 before broadway it's a two-car crash that's also involving a car fire and it's blocking the three left lanes out there. it's causing a five mile backup into orinda and you're only moving at 16 miles per hour. so if you can avoid this area, please do. and if you can't, give yourself a lot of extra time. moving over now to northbound 680 in san ramon before crow canyon road this is an overturned car out there blocking a lane but not causing
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many delays. and if you are traveling along the altamont pass this morning get ready for the usual slow traffic coming out of tracy moving at 57 miles per hour. then you crawl along at 28 miles per hour. so north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take 30 minutes on 580 westbound. i suggest you just avoid the roads today. this is only going to get worse. so bart is on time. ace is on time. muni is on time. and an update on the san francisco bay ferry. 8:30 a.m. and also the noon vallejo-to- san francisco will be serviced by buses. 730 out every alameda to south san francisco and 7:40 out of oakland to san francisco are canceled. thank you. here's a look at the latest numbers of pg&e customers affected by power outages in the bay area. less than 700 are in the dark in the northern part of the bay area. 246 are affected in san mateo and san francisco counties. a little more than 200 in santa clara county have no power and in alameda and contra costa
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counties, about 110 homes and businesses are affected. the winter weather has pummeled the tahoe/truckee area. a long stretch of 80 is closed because of all the snow, wind and rain. i-80 is currently shut down between colfax and the nevada state line. the national weather service has a winter storm warning in effect for the region through thursday morning. a blizzard warning is in effect until 10 a.m. a few ski resorts will remain closed today because of the harsh conditions. u.s. highway 50 towards south lake tahoe is open but chains are required between kyburz and meyers. in the south bay damage from a mudslide has this part of highway 152 off limits for drivers. the debris between gilroy and mount madonna is forcing a closure at watsonville road that should last through friday. meanwhile tributaries through the pajaro river jumped its banks and flooded two homes at 101 and 25. crowds formed to catch the
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powerful flow of the storm runoff. mudslides are also causing problems in the santa cruz mountains. chp officers shot this video along highway 17. this is near vine hill road. and a tv news van got caught under some rocks and mud. the driver is expected to be okay. and across santa cruz mountains all this heavy rain isn't spelling more water from the tap. that's because the newell creek pipeline ruptured during weekend storms. operators say roughly 1500 gallons of water was gushing out every minute for hours before the pipeline was shut down. residents have been asked to cut down their water use by 30% this week during repairs. time now 6:10. the feds have suddenly reversed course on a plan to impose new restrictions on dogs at bay area parks. >> and we'll let you know what to expect on capitol hill today as confirmation hearings begin for president-elect trump's
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cabinet nominees. >> and we'll have more on the trouble spots around the bay area due to the storm. we'll be right back. . >> close d captioning for this newscast is sponsored by "living spaces furniture" - [voiceover] you are san francisco. we've been with you from the beginning. we've seen each other through good times and bad. sickness and health. we're with you san francisco, and you bring out the best in us. care. zuckerberg san francisco general hospital and trauma center.
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kind of like this look. i'm calling it the "name your price tool" phase. whatever. in just a few minutes. a congressman from the bay area has announced... he will not attend the upcoming inauguration of good morning. we are under storm watch at 6:14 in the morning. live weather camera looking towards a rainy soggy san francisco where so far this morning, we have .3" of rain on the way to 1.5". we'll talk about this latest storm how much rain you should expect and when it's going to hit. that's coming up with traffic and weather in less than four minutes. a congressman from the bay area has announced he will not attend the upcoming inauguration of donald trump. jared huffman is a democrat from san rafael. his statement reads in part, "as much as we all hope for the best, we should be clear-eyed about the warnings signs of
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exactly who donald trump is and what he will attempt to do as our president." huffman also referred to the trump era as a dark and dangerous chapter of american politics. confirmation hearings today for two of president-elect donald trump's cabinet nominees. some senate democrats have expressed serious reservations about confirming alabama jeff sessions as attorney general. he was rejected for a federal judgeship years ago. he has a firm stance on immigration and civil rights. >> the person serving as attorney general has to be willing to stand up to the president and say no, you're wrong, you're violating the law. >> retired marine corps general john kelly also goes before a senate committee today. he is the nominee for homeland security secretary. just yesterday mr. trump named his son-in-law jared
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kushner as a senior white house adviser. a law prohibits any federal official to hiring family members. they say it applies to cabinet picks not to the white house. a plan to scale back where dogs can go in the golden gate national recreation area is in limbo indefinitely. the national park service is delaying a decision about the proposal. at issue whether7.2 miles should go down to 2 miles so plants and wildlife can thrive some dog owners were so upset they requested a freedom of information act forcing the park service to review some controversial emails regarding the plan. the national park service is delaying a vote to pore over those messages. now that i just got a brand- new puppy. [ non-english language ] which in spanish means little bear. i took him out so he can go potty this morning. and it was raining and he got kind of scared. >> oh, my dog doesn't like
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that. >> he got kind of scared. he didn't want to go out but he still went anyway. >> i hope so! >> you know why? it's raining cats and dogs. >> ah. >> you did it, roberta. ba da bump. >> sorry. so sorry, i apologize. >> you're on storm watch you can make jokes. >> we have to entertain those jokes, roqui. >> not very good joke but trying to lighten the moment. a nasty morning commute. we have been in storm watch for so many days and we november the weekend that was the biggest storm as advertised but my commute was actually easier on sunday than today. >> mine was the opposite. but this has to do with the time we were on the roads. >> it's all timing. >> yes. >> people need to be careful out there this morning. >> yes. all about timing is a good point because right now, if you are traveling on highway 17, you are going to be in some trouble. highway 17 between vine hill road and sugarloaf road reduced to one lane in each direction and this is due to a mudslide from yesterday they are still
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trying to clean up. northbound 17 to san jose you're at 27 miles per hour. so i can't give you an alternate here because highway 9 is backed up, as well. so i would suggest you just avoid the area altogether if you can and if not give yourself a lot of extra time. to the rest of the south bay heading up from highway 17 into san jose, here's a look at 101 northbound, 280/680 split to highway 237 about 15 minutes. 280 northbound looking good. 87 northbound between highway 85 and 101 quick 12 minutes. moving to the altamont pass 50 miles an hour. the sensors are wrong i think it's worse there. if you get to north flynn road you're down to 27 miles per hour. north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take you up to 34 to 35 minutes. and if you are heading on to the san mateo bridge look at this. very slow commute 880 to 101 will now take you 20 minutes. drive safely, everybody. roberta, i'll send it to you. we have a dire situation now with the napa river in
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saint helena and, in fact, at this particular time, we are monitoring it. it will overflow its banks by later tonight by a good 2 feet. we anticipate widespread crop damage. the napa river near napa is also going to overflow its banks by tomorrow morning. we anticipate secondary roads to be flooded. agricultural areas to be flooded. and guerneville the russian river has already overflowed its banks and we have some minor flooding to moderate flooding occurring around the parkers resort area. same around brookside resort. we do anticipate more flooding as the day wears on through tomorrow when it crests. our live hi-def doppler radar is picking up moderate to heavy downpours. that is a downpour that could contain a thunderstorm. i'm keeping an eye there. sausalito you're hearing those heavy raindrops on the rooftops. piedmont heavy rain. broadway street all the way into highway 13, heavy rain. there you have the south bay
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now san jose, light to moderate rainfall in throughout the rose garden district including willow glen. we back into the cambrian park area moderate rain through los gatos into saratoga. hey, do you see that san lorenzo park through redwood grove boulder creek? a little bit of a break there now but it's been raining all morning. we are anticipating four inches of rain on top of the 5 inches that already fell with the last storm system. we do have rain up and down the peninsula. sfo, now delays 3 hours and 18 minutes on some arriving flights. and check out this city. san francisco, light rain in the mission district. heavier rainfall throughout the richmond district backing through western addison. we have the rainfall all the way back through ocean avenue. now, this system is the latest one on the heels of the atmospheric river. it has a little atmospheric river impulse associated with it tapping into a cold front. bottom line flash flood watches in effect for this huge yellow area which encompasses the entire bay area. the blue area is the coastal flood advisory in effect.
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we'll see some coastal flooding. temperatures in the 50s. we have winds breezy 14 oakland, 15 san francisco, but these winds are going to increase as the day wears on today. that's why we have high wind warning in effect for the higher elevations, high wind watch for all of us, yes, another gusty day. there will be downed trees, showers for the morning commute rain and wind during the day today. we do have mudslides landslides a strong possibility. storm after storm is taking a storm track into the bay area. rain all day long throughout the evening commute. lingering showers into our wednesday. thursday another impulse rolls through with about one to two inches of rain. then we begin to buy a break by friday. 7:25 your official sun-up. 50s, 60s across the board today. extended forecast, rain today. lingering showers wednesday. a smaller storm thursday. we begin to dry out on friday. cloudy saturday. partly cloudy sunday. and cloud cover for monday. okay. i need to settle down. take a breath.
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good morning, everybody. it is being called already the greatest national championship game in college history. clemson and alabama duking it out like frazier and ali. clemson quarterback watson got a chance at redemption against alabama and the rematch. the ref was in better shape than some of the players. tigers had a four-point lead with a few minutes to go. the clemson quarterback touchdown! they led 31-28. time running out. but watson got clemson into the goal line, 6 seconds to go, perfect pass to hunter wrenfrow for the game winner. it's the first clemson national championship since the reagan administration.
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and head coach sweeney immediately took a shot at the media. >> um, you know, the guy that called us a fraud, ask alabama if we are a fraud, was the name colin coward? i never met him don't know him. ask him if alabama we're a fraud. the only fraud is that guy. >> it's know dabo that's for sure. great shot of bill belichick sleeping on a ferry from nantucket to boston. that's his girlfriend in his lap. we caught ken bastida doing the same thing right before last night's 11:00 newscast. he just reads 'em, baby. he just reads 'em. sean mcvey is the latest coaching candidate to be interviewed just 30 years old. we'll have the latest on the 9ers coaching and general manager search tonight at 6:00. have a great day. we'll see you tonight. and the city of santa clara has
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escalated once again with the f a new lawsuit... it is 6:26. the battle between the 49ers and the city of santa clara has escalated once again with the filing of a new lawsuit. welcome to your health with joan lunden, presented by the centers for disease control and prevention. >> hi. i'm joan lunden. diabetes is a growing epidemic in the united states affecting more than 29 million people in our country. but even more alarming is that 25% of those people don't even know they have it. today we are joined by dr. ann albright, director of cdc division of diabetes translation to discuss this dangerous trend in american health. it's good to have you here. >> thank you. >> why are medical experts really concerned about this trend? >> diabetes is a serious disease and it can lead to
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serious complications; blindness, amputation, kidney disease, heart attack and stroke. >> let's break it down so people understand the basics. there are three major kinds of diabetes. >> that's right. type i diabetes, your body no longer makes insulin so you have to take insulin to survive. can't prevent it. type ii diabetes is your body is not using the insulin it makes properly. we manage that with diet and exercise and various medications. it can be prevented or delayed. there is gestational diabetes which occurs when you are pregnant. it should go away once you have delivered the baby. >> for all of those people out there watching today who are suffering from diabetes, what's the take away that hopefully will help them prevent having the serious complications? >> it is really to eat healthy, get physically active, take medications as prescribed, make sure you make those doctor appointment visits and absolutely get diabetes self management education. >> to help manage it and be
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able to live well with diabetes. thank you so much for sharing really life saving information. to protect ourselves from this dangerous disease, we should consult our doctors about getting our blood sugar tested to find out if we are at risk. just remember all the information that you need to know and also to take a risk quiz can be found at thanks for watching. i'm joan lunden. see you next time. >> sponsored by naccd with support from the the bay area makes a final push to win over george lucas before he decides where to
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builds his new museum. >> reporter: a coastal flood advisory is in effect. the wind is whipping and the waves are churning. i'm anne makovec in pacifica with the latest conditions and concerns. >> under storm watch right here at the kpix weather center, heavy rain pounding the bay area. winds will increase. i'll tell you how much more to expect coming up. >> and we still have a traffic alert working in oakland. we'll tell you exactly where it is and how it's going coming up. we've new mudslide to tell you about, as well. good morning, it's tuesday, january 10. i'm michelle griego. get ready for another wet commute this morning. let's look outside at the embarcadero. you can see the wet streets. the roads are tricky because there's still standing water that accumulation from all the rain and your windshield wipers will be working overtime. there is some major flooding along the russian river. the water hit its highest level yesterday afternoon at 35.2 feet and the river could reach flood stage once again.
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some homes along the russian river were evacuated due to a major mudslide in guerneville. it happened along santa rosa avenue. and here's kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez jumping right into the muck to show us what residents there are dealing with. >> here on the other side, this is old monte rio road. it is also impassable. the mud is very thick here, as well. there's no doubt this road is going to be compromised for some time. >> the county was forced to red tag several homes after determining they are no longer safe to live in. it has weekend havoc all created havoc. >> this is what we anticipated. the soil is saturated and windy, more downed trees today. let's get back to the rivers of dire concern at this particular time. the napa river in saint helena there will be widespread crop damage by later tonight. when we see the water overflows
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its banks by two feet. meanwhile, in napa, the napa river is now at 61.7. flooding is in sunshine 16.7. flood stage 21 feet tomorrow morning. low parts of town will be affecting with flooding and secondary roads and crops. the guerneville area russian river has caused moderate flooding. there will be more flooding as we see the river begin to crest again about this time tomorrow morning. it's live, it's hi-def doppler radar. green means light rain. yellow means moderate rain. red means we have to keep an eye for the potential of an isolated thunderstorm. we see that drifting in the calistoga area now. rain in rio vista right now. this is a cluster of activity i have been watching very carefully for the potential of the thunderstorm. discovery bay range to an hour. light to moderate rainfall there with that yellow cell encompassing highway 82 in the south bay making tracks into the willow glen area all the way into the rose garden
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district of san jose. there you have the santa cruz mountains boulder creek seeing a little break but this is the area we saw five inches of rain from the last system. another four inches of rain expected over the next 24 hours. san francisco, marina district, you're waking up you're hearing the rain on the rooftops, all the way back to the sunset district, crossing the golden gate bridge into tiburon. we have a flash flood watch in the yellow area just about the entire bay area. the blue area is the coastal flood advisory and that's because we have astronomical high tides just after 9 a.m., 7 feet coinciding with wind and rains, there will be beach erosion. the other side of the story, here we go again. gusty winds up to 65 miles per hour. high wind warning in effect in addition to the high wind watch. sfo, delays now three hours 18 minutes on some arriving flights. temperatures are in the 50s right now. later today 50s and 60s with
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the potential of a thunderstorm. rain will increase at times. the winds will also increase at times. we're on storm watch right here at kpix 5. michelle? all right, roberta. thank you. forceful winds and high tides are expected around the peninsula and the wet conditions come after crews in pacifica cleaned up major storm damage along highway 1. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in pacifica to bay area down the concerns. anne? >> reporter: yeah. the wind is whipping, conditions unpleasant in pacifica this morning. we have been watching the waves grow over the past hour or so significantly. roberta has been talking about the coastal flood advisory in effect through thursday and then we are going to have that combination of high tide and rain so several of the hills and cliffs in the area are in danger of coming down. we saw it yesterday with this mudslide on highway 1 near reina del mar. mud, dirt and rocks tumbled on the northbound lanes. and between the clean-up and
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shoring up the hill, it took almost 24 hours to get those lanes reopened. and there are not a lot of options for getting around highway 1 so traffic is backed up all along the peninsula coast all day long. >> you got all these parents, you got all these people dropping off kids and you'll never get out. there's a billion cars in line. >> reporter: yeah. caused a lot of frustration and crews put up a concrete barrier between the section of hillside and the highway overnight to try to prevent another roadblock. a lot of eyes this morning on this apartment building on someplaced in a avenue though. the cliff underneath it has been crumbling for years and the situation is so dire that this apartment building is scheduled to be demolished as soon as next week. and city officials here in pacifica are hoping that they are going to be able to beat mother nature to the punch here and that the cliffside won't crumble so much this week that it ends up falling before they are able to demolish it. so a lot of things to watch
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here in pacifica as the weather worsens. live in pacifica, anne makevoc, kpix 5. let's check traffic. starting with mass transit, we do have an update for bart and 19th street oakland station delay of 10 minutes on trains into richmond. this is all due to police activity. moving to the roads, this traffic alert earlier has been canceled in oakland. westbound 24 before broadway this two-car crash that resulted in a car fire is out of the roads and that residual backup remains and you're driving in the area at just 20 miles per hour and the backup extends all the way into orinda. moving over now to the san mateo bridge commute, this is very slow from hayward to foster city. cars are inching their way through from 880 to 101 and that will take you about 23 to 25 minutes so give yourself some extra time there. moving over to the south bay, the scotts valley/santa cruz mountains area northbound 17, between vine hill road and sugarloaf road is closed all morning but the good news is
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it's now open and traffic is recovering now up to 57 miles per hour. however, you see the caution up there, that's in los gatos and a mudslide blocking a lane. traffic not affected. if you are heading on highway 17 into the south bay, here's a look at the traffic conditions throughout the area. 101 northbound moving slowly at 14 minutes at a 14-minute commute between the 280/680 split to highway 237. 280 northbound slow. 87 northbound between highway 85 and 101 will be about 15 minutes. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. today board members planning the george lucas museum are considering whether san francisco or l.a. should be the space's future home. mayor ed lee is trying his best to steer them away from southern california. that's because lee says treasure island would be a great fit for the future museum. the site would cost $23 million and since the filmmaker's plan
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died in chicago many in the bay area are hopeful. still l.a. is offering the lucas team 7 acres of downtown land for less and some on the board are wary about an island location. >> if they want to be sure that the building will withstand the rise as will the entire island, they are looking at some of the seismic performance of the building, um, some of the, um, geographic and -- and atmospheric conditions of being here on the bay. >> mayor lee adds that a simple ferry trip would get people right over to the space. the 49ers are suing santa clara. the organization filed a lawsuit on friday claiming city leaders falsely accuse them of violating their contract. now the team wants the city to sign a certificate saying no breaches ever happened. the lawsuit states, the city falsely accused the team of having failed to perform its obligations under the stadium management agreement despite the absence of any good-faith basis for such charges.
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the dispute started last year when mayor lisa gillmor issued an audit for levi's stadium finances. confirmation hearings for president-elect donald trump's cabinet picks start today. alabama senator jeff sessions is the attorney general nominee. the republican vows to work with state and local law enforcement to dismantle gangs and prosecute those who repeatedly violate our borders. some democrats are expressing reservations about sessions stance on immigration and past accusations of racism that prevented him from becoming a federal judge. this is a live look from capitol hill where the hearing for senator sessions is just getting under way. on saturday, the office of government ethics raised the alarm over the pace of the hearings. the director said his agency has yet to receive required disclosures for some of the president-elect's nominees. democratic leader chuck schumer is calling for a delay in the
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nomination process. >> there is no real chance to vet these nominees. >> all these nominees are going to be approved because we are in the majority and they are not. so i think a lot of it is sour grapes. >> according to the office of government ethics, four nominees have not completed the ethics reviews. that includes two billionaires, betsy devos and the commerce secretary. 6:40. one bay area lawmaker is going head to ahead with an oil company over a smell in cities last month. >> the market just opened up. we'll have a report from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up. ,,
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good morning. welcome back to "kpix 5 morning news" where we're under storm watch. from santa rosa to san jose to santa cruz from pacifica to pleasanton, light to moderate rainfall around the bay area. more heavy rain in the santa cruz mountains where we have already had four inches of rain. another two to four inches expected today. willow glen, cupertino, cambell, you see right there through the rose garden district a pretty moderate rain cell. we have the potential of an isolated thunderstorm today. look at the rain in san francisco. we'll have more coming up. changes are on the way for
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yahoo if and when verizon takes over. joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: that's a big if with the massive data breaches that yahoo disclosed after verizon made its $4.8 billion deal to buy yahoo's core web set. if it goes through it will be a holding company for yahoo's massive investment in chinese e- commerce alibaba worth about $36 billion. as a result altaba's board will be cut in half and that means ceo marissa mayer and four others will be off the board providing it goes through. a top level verizon executive said last week she couldn't guarantee one way or the other if deal will go through because of the massive data breaches. alibaba's ceo met with president-elect trump at trump tower promising one million jobs will be created by alibaba
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in the u.s. in the coming five years. his idea is that provide incentives to american businesses and farmers things like user data, logistics capabilities it, will get them to sell their brands and products on alibaba and will create more demand for the products in asia and that will have those businesses expanding in order to meet that demand. stock market is watching a bit of a little bit of selling in the early going at least. let's check it. dow down 35 pulling further away from the goal of 20,000. the nasdaq is positive up 2 points. s&p is down by one. tech sector doing well over the past week. back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs radio. an investigation could begin into the cause of a nasty spell in san francisco. a supervisor wants the chevron oil company to explain problems at its refinery in richmond that may have sent toxic gas to san francisco twice last month.
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he also wants to hear from experts at the bay area air quality management district. the board of supervisors will meet to discuss his request today. the constant storm activity is doing quite a number in the sierra from rain to rockslides to road closures. the tahoe/truckee area has seen it all. 80 is shut down again between colfax and the nevada state line due to poor visibility. let's check the roads with roqui. a little tricky this morning, roqui. >> it absolutely is. thank you, michelle. let's check highway 4. we haven't touched on that all morning. guess what, it's slow per usual. you're driving at just 14 miles per hour between the antioch- pittsburg area so hillcrest avenue to 242 will take up to 30 minutes. so give yourself some extra time. moving now down to the oakland area where we had an earlier traffic alert that has been canceled westbound 24 before broadway a two-car crash resulted in a car fire. that's off the road but you have residual backup into orinda moving at 45 miles per
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hour through that area so if you can avoid it, that would be the better thing to do. but if not, give yourself some extra time here, too. moving over to the bay bridge toll plaza, a lot of cars headed into downtown san francisco. they will have to deal with high winds across the span. now, the maze to downtown will take you about 17 to 20 minutes. but like i said high winds and wet roads so give yourself extra space between the cars. keep both hands on the wheel, drive slowly and carefully. roberta? 6:48. storm watch. let's take a look at our local rivers. if the saint helena where the napa river will overflow its banks by tonight. we are anticipating moderate flooding there. there will be widespread crop damage. now we stay with the napa river in napa where later on tomorrow morning we'll see that river overflow. flood stage is 25 feet. we are anticipating 25.1. affected will low-lying areas
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in town and crop damage. also, the secondary roads there will be bank erosion. guerneville saw some moderate flooding around the brookside resort. parkers resort. we will see more flooding as cresting reoccurs tomorrow morning at 34.6 feet, two feet above flood stage. here we are now our live hi-def doppler. when you see shades of yellow that's moderate rainfall occurring in larkspur through mill valley 101 for the morning commute into san francisco. east bay heavy rainfall around the university avenue area as you jump on to 580 and connect to 80 on the commute into the city from the east bay. meanwhile your south bay we are seeing some pretty moderate to heavy rainfall around story road, drifting into the alum rock area, alviso. a little break in the activity around the santa cruz mountains. keep in mind with the last storm, boulder creek also redwood grove and san lorenzo park saw over 4 to 5 inches of
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rainfall. another 4 inches of rain expected within the next 24 hours. here you have the peninsula damage done three hours 18- minute delays on some arriving flights at sfo. heaviest rainfall drifting toward the san mateo bridge. in the san francisco now pockets of heavy rain around the richmond district. also moving into point lobos avenue and we have some light to moderate rainfall around the mission district. toward the pacific i see a little bit of a break with lighter rain coming in. so the next 60 minutes, heavy to moderate rain. flash flood watch in the yellow area. it encompasses just about the entire bay area. the blue zone is the bay and coast where we have a coastal flooz advisory in effect. there will be coastal erosion coinciding with astronomical high tide of nearly 7 feet just after 9 a.m. we're into the 50s this
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morning. not too cold. with a south-southwest wind at 15, adds a chill. these 14-mile-per-hour winds in vallejo, that's nothing. we do have a high wind warning in effect for our higher elevations. some winds up to 65 miles per hour. at around sea level, 20 to 35 miles per hour winds. showery for today's commute. rain and wind will increase during the day. we could see mudslides, landslides, there will be downed trees. storm track very active. we'll walk you through t here you go. during the day today, it continues to rain. evening commute it rains. wednesday lingering showers at this time tomorrow. during the day, hit-and-miss showers. thursday another impulse with one to two inches of rain. snow report, there's a blizzard there now. 50s, 60s today your daytime highs. here's your extended forecast. again, one to four inches of rain expected over the next 24 hours here locally. another storm on thursday. a break friday. some sunshine, partly cloudy sunday, cloudy monday. that's your storm watch
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and retired marine corps general john kelly will be the homeland security secretary. president obama delivers his prime time farewell address today. he will speak at mccormick place in chicago the same venue where he gave his 2012 election night acceptance speech. governor brown is set to relies his opening budgeted proposal today. the plan would brace california for cuts to federal funding from the incoming trump administration. the clemson tigers are college football's national champions. they defeated the alabama crimson tide 35-31 in an instant classic last night. this is the team's first national title since 1981. the storms hitting northern california are bringing a wide range of problems to the sierra. several feet of snow have fallen in the higher elevations. it's been rain at sea level. that may change in some areas
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today. i'm jackie ward in the city of napa on a bridge over the napa river. it just reached 16.7 feet a few hours ago and forecasters are expecting it to get to 25 feet by tomorrow. so that's why there's a flood warning in effect until at least tomorrow according to the national weather service. we are keeping an eye on some numbers here. so here are some numbers and what they mean a the 20 feet erosion happens. the city of napa the river's bypass is fully unindated at 22 feet and goes across king street. flood stage is at 25 feet. but napa city officials are feeling better about this kind of weather now that their new bypass system is completed and working. it was an $18.5 million plan that they say is paying off big time for napa. take it slow out there. the roads are a mess. in napa, jackie ward, kpix 5. i'm anne makovec live in pacifica where the weather is getting dicey.
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it's windy and rainy. there's a coastal flood advisory in effect and you can see the waves here churning behind me. high tide is going to be at 9 a.m. hitting 7 feet. and with the weather conditions we're seeing, we are expecting coastal erosion. a lot of eyes on this apartment building on esplanade avenue. the cliff has been crumbling for years. it's slated to be demolished as soon as next week. the goal is to beat the forces of nature to the punch here. highway 1 in pacifica finally reopened after this mudslide shut down the northbound lanes yesterday and it took almost 24 hours to clean up the mess and shore up the hillside. caltrans put a concrete barrier in place overnight to try to protect the roadway. but the saturation we're seeing on all of the local hillsides and cliff sides certainly making for a questionable situation when it comes to stability. live in pacifica, anne makevoc, kpix 5. 6:58. let's check traffic. starting in the napa american
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canyon area, american canyon road between highway 29 and flosden road was close for a lot of the morning but now it's reopened. so that's the good news there. make sure you're driving safely. bay bridge toll plaza, high wind advisory across the span, so the maze to downtown will take 20 minutes. and also, in oakland, westbound 24 before broadway two-car crash that was a car fire as well, a lot of residual backups into orinda. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. we are under storm watch, live hi-def doppler radar it's raining from santa rosa to san jose. from san francisco to stockton and all points in between. flash flood warning in effect for local rivers. flash flood watch in effect for the bay area, coastal flood advisories, there will be beach erosion. high wind warning for the hills, high wind watch for the bay and coastside and just about everybody. temperatures are in the 50s. sfo you have delays three hours 18 minutes on some arriving flights. break begins friday.
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