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trump's administration. she doesn't support the same drug policies. the calls she is also making for marijuana decriminalization. good morning, it's wednesday, may 17. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside this morning. take a look at the conditions. a beautiful look at the bay bridge on the left and on the right, you have all that traffic starting to back up at the bay bridge toll plaza right now. >> that doesn't look too beautiful. hey, are we missing someone over here? >> i thought i was supposed to be over there? i asked paco and he pointed over there. >> something is missing. >> i am. i was told over there. okay. it's all right. it's all good. >> it gave me time to call up some extra weather camera shots. that's what i was doing. just playing with the weathercam was. it's all right. >> it's all right. >> all right. good morning, everybody. >> fashionably late. >> i could blame it on like i'm in a fog with you there's only a little stratus at the immediate seashore. we'll have abundance of sunshine today. >> a nice day but we are tracking some accidents. i'm going to call today traffic
101 because all of our crashes have been along 101 this morning. so we'll begin this is in san jose, northbound 101 as you approach mckee, we have a two car crash. traffic is backed up to about story at this point. so give yourself some extra time. speeds drop 25 miles an hour. that's your cruising speed. another crash on 280 right near bird avenue that's in the northbound direction, not blocking -- or it's blocking one lane, not causing backups just yet. we'll keep an eye on it and let you know. and here's your drive times. northbound 101 from tennant to cochran 11 minutes in the red. to you, roberta. >> i'm way over here this time! [ laughter ] >> we're just all over the place this morning. hi! let's go ahead and take a look at this. it's our live weather camera. and i think view because we can look across the bay waters at least 40 to 45 miles due east. you can see the very tip-top of mount diablo standing proudly 3800 feet tall. you can see that the wind is a
little bit flat at pier 9. this is the another view along the peninsula. sfo, in the corner here, a little bit of light stratus trying to move in. it's a very shallow deck of low clouds currently in the 40s and 50s. winds up to 15 at the lip of the bay. elsewhere 10 miles an hour. winds pick up out the northwest 10 to 20. i just looked at one of our latest computer models. sunshine returns today. we are still slightly below average but warmer than yesterday from the 50s through the 60s into the mid-70s. additional warming will take place. we'll have those details coming up at 18 minutes after the hour. it is chaos on capitol hill this morning after another bombshell from the trump administration. >> now some lawmakers say that the president broke the law. kpix 5's jackie ward joins us now with the very latest. >> reporter: good morning. cbs news has learned that president trump tried to pressure former fbi director
james comey to drop his investigation into fired national security adviser michael flynn. the "new york times" first reported the story saying comey wrote a memo about his february meeting where the president asked him to, quote, let go of the flynn investigation because flynn was quote a good guy. the meeting came one day after mr. trump fired flynn for lying to the president about his vice president -- vice president, rather, about his contact with russian diplomats. president trump's administration denies the account. >> the larger concern is just what seems to be a lack of communication discipline coming out of the white house. >> he needs to come back before the congress and i think share with the public what conversations he had with the president that may bear on whether there was any effort to obstruct the investigation or impede it in any way. >> reporter: a possible impeachment would not be a quick fix though. the process could take years. it's also still unclear whether president trump actually committed a crime.
today democrats will have a press conference calling for a formal independent investigation into any ties between russia and the trump administration. this all comes amid a firestorm of criticism over the president's revealing classified information during his meeting with high level russian officials last week. we have now learned that israel a key u.s. ally provided some of the information. trump described sensitive details about an isis plot to disguise bombs in laptops in order to take down commercial jets. the president spoke to israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the phone last night. the israeli prime minister's office says the only topic discussed was an upcoming visit. senator kamala harris is taking u.s. attorney general jeff sessions to task after he ordered federal prosecutors to crack down on drug offenders in a memo last week. >> the national drug policy that finally treats substance abuse not as a crime to be punished but as a disease to be
treated. >> during the center for american progress ideas conference yesterday harris also spoke about legalizing marijuana. >> and while i don't believe in legalizing all drugs, as a career prosecutor i just don't -- i will tell you this, we need to do the smart thing and the right thing and finally decriminalize marijuana. >> the justice department has indicated that it may aggressively go after marijuana users even in states like california that have legalized it. happening today, a rally is set to get under way outside the alameda county sheriff's headquarters in oakland. immigrant and civil rights activists plan to hand out fruit and protest today at noon. this comes after deputies arrested an illegal immigrant at his produce vendor last week in san lorenzo. this photo went viral with the department getting criticized online. the sheriff's office responded on facebook saying that people saw it as an opportunity to drive a wedge between them and immigrants in the community. today uc regents continue
their discussion of tuition hikes and a secret university fund worth millions. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in san francisco to break down the topics on the table. anne. >> reporter: and this meeting comes with a lot of criticism about how the uc system is spending its money. so much so that there's talk of the board possibly rolling back some tuition hikes that were approved in january. one of the members of the board lieutenant governor gavin newsom already tweeted about this issue saying the board must reverse its tuition decision. that decision raised tuition and fees by about $300 a semester in january. the regents said it was necessary because the university was strapped for cash. well, a few months later the state auditor released explosive findings about the office of the uc president that failed to disclose $175 million in funds, is providing exorbitant salaries, benefits,
and interfered with the audit by change the responses to surveys. at a hearing about the audit, uc president janet napolitano apologized for the meddling and promised to make changes going forward but lawmakers aren't so sure. >> auditor mentioned she had a previous audit in 2006 that the recommendations were supposed to be implemented. i don't think any of them were. maybe there was one or two that were. so we want to make sure there's real follow-through not just words, that there's actually action. >> reporter: governor jerry brown's proposed budget holds back $50 million from the uc system. in the meantime, the money can only be released when the state auditor says the university has made progress on those reforms. now, also on the table, during this week's meeting, an 18% cap on enrollment of nonresident students. so, um, that is going to be up for a vote tomorrow. as far as the tuition rollback? we are not sure if that will ever come up for a vote but it will certainly come up for discussion. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. crews have been scrubbing
down a san jose school after an outbreak of the norovirus. kpix 5's sandra osborne is live in san jose with the details. >> reporter: right now, we are at hacienda science magnet school just one of 10 schools in the south bay area that are reporting an outbreak of students are the stomach flu possibly linked to norovirus. last night crews were out here cleaning, scrubbing bathrooms, the playgrounds, whale this virus is common there's an unusually high number of student cases in santa clara county and san jose. now, about 200 students, 80 of them from this school hacienda, have reported nausea and vomiting. some schools have had to cancel noninstructional events because of the outbreak. >> it's a challenge. i know at least one of our schools the principal was pro- active about, um, postponing or canceling a lot of noninstructional events. so like art shows, performances, things that we know parents and the students get really excited for and it really does break our hearts to
have to put those things off or cancel them. >> reporter: better safe than sorry. norovirus is considered a mild illness. but district officials are still urging parents to keep their children home for two days after they get better. washing hands often and vigorously with soap and water, one of the best ways to prevent getting norovirus. all these high numbers, this just started this month. so it's recently happened in just the past two weeks. again, 80 students at just this one school. staff members have been reaching out to parents giving them alerts through emails and letters. and even once symptoms disappear, you can still transmit that virus up to 48 hours. live in san jose, sandra osborne, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] time now 6:09. next, the south bay city that is set to become the first in the state to offer an alternative electricity provider. >> from the kpix weather center, good morning, everybody. we are entering a warming trend. i'll show you which areas will top off in the 90s and which
days. >> "slow, stop, go," that's been the story for drivers heading along 101 but a few new hot spots just coming in. we'll have the details and the backups coming up. >> plus, in our tech report, how apple is working to turn its stores into more than just a stop on a shoppping trip. >> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by "living spaces." ,,,,,, [ whistles ]
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♪ choice energy" program. councilmembers v in our bay area watch san jose is now the largest city in california to start a community choice energy program. council members voted unanimously last night on the proposal. the cce lets locals opt for alternatives to pg&e from solar to wind. mayor sam liccardo says it should, quote, significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions. the program set to start next spring requires $55 million in startup money. san francisco could be one
step closer to creating more affordable housing. yesterday city supervisors approved amendments to make the proposed law more family- friendly. the measure would allow developers to build taller structures in exchange for creating more affordable housing. the ordinance will go before the san francisco board of supervisors next week. adding more than a million new passengers in just one year, mineta san jose international airport maintained its fast paced growth in the 1st quarter of 2017. according to a new study, the airport recorded over 10% year- over-year passenger growth. in the first three months of this year. the airport has now surpassed 11 million annual passengers on a rolling 12-month basis. 6:14 right now. let's get a check on traffic. how's it looking? >> it's been a brutal start. i will say, for at least drivers heading on 101. but everywhere else is okay.
we'll begin in the south bay where we are tracking this accident is northbound 101 near mckee. two-car crash cruising speeds 45 miles per hour making your way through the stretch. this is the area of 101 that gets busy as you hit the morning commute. do expect delays through that stretch. 880 looking good. the freeway isn't bad until 7:00, 7:30 when we see big delays. 29 minutes from 238 to the maze. and your ride heading along highway 4, that is seeing brake lights 46 minutes out of antioch into hercules. we are tracking a crash on surface streets in the richmond san pablo area. we'll have more on that coming up in the next traffic report. but for now, back to you. a pair of earthquakes hit last night in santa barbara county the first one at 9:42 was a 4.1. it was centered eight miles
west of, um, isla vista and the uc-santa barbara campus. the second 3.1 happened a minute later long the coast. there are no reports of damage or injuries. now to a live look at "sierra at tahoe" where there's fresh powder again this morning after a year that provided a record snowpack. mother nature just won't quit. another dusting fell above 5,000 feet. look at that! >> yes! amazing. about 4 inches of snow did acame late. it's currently 33 degrees there currently a high of 51. we have a special weather statement in effect for the truckee river as it continues to rise and perhaps overflows. take a good look at our live weather camera in the direction of the east bay and mount diablo in the background there. and there's the scene looking out from our transamerica pyramid due south towards the peninsula. currently we have temperatures in the low 50s around the
peninsula. san jose at 53. santa rosa still cool at 46. and when you factor in some of these winds, you will need a light jacket out the door this morning. winds up to 15 miles per hour around the rim of the bay. inland the winds up to 6 now in vallejo, benicia, martinez area. napa is at 3. weather watcher linda in fairfield reports 42 degrees with a wind at 5. that's kind of slight but when you factor the two together we have a wind chill of 39 degrees. linda, great oh!! thanks for checking in with us. satellite-radar suggests that the weather pattern change begins right here right now with that. high pressure diverts the jet stream well to the north of the bay area. watch our futurecast here and look at your lunch hour barely a cloud in the sky. and, in fact, as we forge ahead to thursday, at this time, again, offshore flow coast is clear. and then as we head towards friday i was getting concerned with the clouds at the coast. so what i did is i edited a few
maps together and came up with the futurecast for the weekend and it does suggest that that area of low pressure will bank off that strengthening ridge of high pressure. we have a very warm weekend in store for all of us. sunrise 5:57. it will set at 8:14. smack in between today not a bad pollen count but with the drier air in place beginning with tomorrow that count goes up only to fluctuate friday, bad problems with allergies for all of you over the weekend. today's temperatures 50s, 60s and 70s. warmer than yesterday when we had 59 in san francisco to 70 degrees in santa rosa. so a slight bump up in the temperatures. still relatively cool. but thursday, additional warming does take place. then i just -- i adjusted these temperatures in the past couple of minutes with the very latest computer runs suggesting that this weekend we will see those temperatures into the low 90s. 60s at the beaches. and if you are going to the baseball game it's going to be fun in the sun today. we have our giants playing host
to the l.a. dodgers. computer shar for the dodgers, cueto on the mound for the good guys. game time temperature at 60. go, giants! oh, michelle, what's up with facebook? >> oh, well, roberta, facebook is offering refunds to some of its advertisers. the social media giant said a bug caused some add impressions to be calculated incorrectly leading to advertisers being billed the wrong amount. the apple stores are getting a major upgrade. the company says it wants the stores to feel more like a community gathering place. they launched a new program called "today." the service will show what's happening at apple stores across the country including concerts, classes and workshops. instagram is going to be looking a lot more like snapchat. the social media app now supports an initial set of face filters which adds special effects to yourselfies. the update also brings with it a rewind mode for videos which lets you create clips which
then play backwards. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, those five guys on the warriors were pretty good last night. and how would the spurs do without their mvp? i got a triple dose of good news for you. coming up. >> and what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at email@example.com and we may feature your school on the show. play of the day -- major league ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
pachulia. he threw down the dunk. but he came down awkward injured his right heel.pachulia left the game and didn't return. later in the first, draymond green on the break. finds steph nails the three curry on fire 15 points in the 1st quarter alone. 3rd quarter warriors up 20 and in cruise control. curry gets the bucket he had 29. warriors dominate is 136-100 become the fifth team to go 10- 0 to start a post-season. >> we know we're not taking it to heart. at the end of the day all we did what was we supposed to do took our home court. >> you can't sugar coat it or say if we had just made a couple of shots we would have been right there. that's pretty lame. so call it like it is. and we didn't come to play. we felt sorry for ourselves. we need to get slapped and come back and play game 3 and see who we are. >> all right. popcorn and m&ms? are you kidding me? you can't do that. but everything is right with the giants these days. no surprise it began with that man! brandon crawford came back and everything is changed.
2-1 the giants win, and that's five straight wins. a's trying to break a four- game losing streak facing seattle. top of the ninth, a's down 5-4 but then matt joyce locks into this one. a two-run jack part of a five- run 9th inning. the a's end their losing streak with a 9-6 win. a, giants and warriors win. what more do you need? i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. . the play of the day major league baseball orioles and tykers tied at 11 in the 13th inning. baltimore's khris davis at the plate. way back in right field and that ball is way gone. >> yeah. he knew it. baltimore's khris davis decides he wants to go long ball. hitting a two-run blast off francisco rodriguez that was the difference in the game and
your play of the day. ♪[ music ] time now 6:25. a daily trip to the mailbox has unlocked anger in dozens in southern california. the group that's sending outletters to shame those who haven't voted in recent elections. plus, a memo allegedly written a day after national security adviser michael flynn was fired. it is causing reason for concern this morning. the latest in the fallout following the firing of fbi director james comey is next. ,,
some republicans are reaching the breaking point after ent the devastation was hard to explain. >> deadly tornadoes tear through the midwest leaving behind a path of destruction. plus -- >> it's no one's business. >> voter shaming. that's what some residents in california are calling letters they received in the mail
listing the voting records of their neighbors. >> and this. >> it raises serious questions about obstruction of justice. >> i think it's reaching the point where it's of watergate size and scale. >> this morning, some republicans are reaching the breaking point after president trump reportedly tells the fbi director to drop his investigation into michael flynn and his ties to russia. good morning, it is wednesday, may 17. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. kpix 5's jackie ward is in the newsroom with the latest on this bombshell report. jackie. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that president trump allegedly tried to pressure former fbi director james comey to drop his investigation into fired national security adviser michael flynn. the "new york times" first reported the story saying comey wrote a memo about his february meeting where the president allegedly asked him to, quote, let go of the flynn investigation because flynn was a good guy. the meeting came one day after mr. trump fired flynn for lying
to the vice president about his contacts with russian diplomats. >> we don't want to jump to conclusions here. if there is a memo, how he describes the conversation will determine whether the president is on one side or the other side of the line of obstruction of justice. >> a possible impeachment is not a quick fix though. this process could take years. it's unclear whether president trump did this. local representative eric swalwell said: today house democratic leaders will hold a press conference... calling for a formal, independent investigation into any ties between russia and the stration. >> today democrats will hold a press conference calling for a formal independent investigation into any ties between russian and the trump
administration. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. sick clean-up in store across northwest texas where you can see tornadoes ripped through open fields. the weather affected four other states. 25 tornadoes reported across the region. one town saw softball-sized hail. two people were killed in oklahoma and wisconsin tornadoes. there was debris in roads and lawns. entire homes were split open by the storm in one northern wisconsin town. you were just in oklahoma, what, last week? >> yeah. over the weekend. friday over the weekend. yes, remember on monday i was talking about this that they were jumping up and down already warning people about the severe weather coming? that was from our weak disturbance that we experienced over the weekend. keep in mind that in oklahoma, smack in the middle of oklahoma is oklahoma city. just outside of oklahoma city about 10 miles is headquarters of the national weather service
that governs the entire country. our regional weather weather is in monterey. so it's cool to go to the university of oklahoma on campus, the national weather service and talk with them and they were very fearful of this. now they're keeping their eyes on what we experienced yesterday, the cloud cover a little bit of drizzle? that will be moving into the midsection of the country with the potential more severe weather beginning tomorrow through saturday. in the wake of the passage of yesterday's disturbance, we have our skies beginning to clear. a lot of cool air mass is in place so that visibility is spectacular right now. looking out from sutro tower to tiburon and sausalito temperatures in the 40s and 50s. winds up to 6 across the bay now 13 san francisco. 12 in half moon bay. winds are relaxing somewhat but will increase today more of a northwest wind 10 to 20. sunshine returns today mild weather but cool. below average and then a warming trend kick starts with
tomorrow. our numbers from the 50s at the beaches, 60s bay, 70s away from the bay. hey, we'll talk about 90s and when you should expect those temperatures. hey, jaclyn, that's coming up with traffic and weather together at 48 after the hour. >> you betcha. right now, sorry, roberta, right now we are tracking a couple of problems. we are going to begin though by taking a look at your ride along the eastshore freeway definitely crowded. closer to the bay bridge slowing down. an accident along 101 a motorcycle accident blocking some lanes. this is just north of highway 92. so as you make your way out of san mateo, do expect slowdowns in that northbound direction. motorcycle crashes are very common when we have nice weather. we'll have more on that coming up in the next traffic report. michelle. >> jaclyn, thank you. ten schools in san jose have staff members on high alert after an outbreak of the
stomach flu believed to be caused by norovirus. kpix 5's sandra osborne is live in one of those schools in san jose where crews were cleaning last night. sandra. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. yeah, those cleaning crews were scrubbing down classrooms, bathrooms, playgrounds, after here hacienda science magnet school 80 students had the stomach flu tied to norovirus. now, we do know that norovirus common. the symptoms are usually nausea and vomiting but the number of students in the south bay, santa clara county schools, the san jose unified school district, that's unusually high. so far since the beginning of the month 200 students from 10 different schools have reported symptoms. >> which is also known as winter vomiting disease, some people call it that, because that tends to be the season that it comes around is when it's colder. and so for whatever reason there's more of it now. >> reporter: health officials say one of the problems is that
the virus is so easily spread. they say to prevent getting the illness, keep surfaces clean, wash hands often, and vigorously with soap and water. district officials are urging parents to keep their kids home two days after symptoms have gone. staff members here at this school they have been reaching out to parents sending letters and emails, phone calls. and again, they are saying that even after your symptoms disappear, you can still transmit the virus for another two days. live in san jose, sandra osborne, kpix 5. today a secret uc fund worth millions of dollars is set to be just one topic on the table during a regents meeting. kpix 5's anne makovec is live in san francisco with the subject up for debate this morning. anne. >> reporter: a lot of subjects. and you can see here behind me, at uc-mission bay that security is tight as is always the situation when the uc regents meet here. among the issues on the table today the uc board is facing a
lot of tough questions about how tuition money is being spent. now, in january the regents voted to raise tuition and fees by $300 a semester saying the university was strapped for cash. well, a few months later the state auditor released findings about the office of the president that it failed to disclose $175 million in funds. it's providing exorbitant salaries an benefits and changed responses to the survey of the auditor. at a hearin president janet napolitano apologized and promised to implement reforms. governor jerry brown's budget is holding back $50 million from the uc system. >> i put the $50 million in there so we can hold their feet to the fire. we'll keep the money until they performed to the auditor's satisfaction. >> reporter: but there is still the matter of that tuition hike set to go into effect this fall. lieutenant governor gavin newsom who is on the board has
already tweeted the board must reverse its tuition decision. and another big issue is the possibility of capping the enrollment of non-california residents to 18%. today is going to be a closed- door meeting with the big vote tomorrow. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. some southern california residents have received letters in the mail listing the voting records of their neighbors. police say it's an attempt to turn out the vote for local elections. one letter bore a logo for the california voter a awareness project. the envelope was labeled in red important taxpayer information enclosed. the letter then lists the recipients' name followed by nine apparent neighbors along with whether they voted last june in november and in march. >> it's no one's business. and as far as the end of the letter, it starts sort of scolding me saying that do your civic duty. this person doesn't know what kind of civic duty i have accomplished throughout my so many years.
>> the letters are not in violation of state law and are not under the jurisdiction of the fair political practices commission. an investigation is under way. there's new concern over the state's proposed bail reform law. a new report says that overhauling the current system could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars. if passed, the new law would eliminate the money bail requirement for nonviolent offenders waiting for their trials. instead, counties would have to create pretrial services to decide if the defendants should be released. the report says these services would cost the state. lawmakers will discuss the bill this month. time now 6:39. ♪[ music ] >> asking for your input. where you can go today to weigh in on proposed caltrain fare hikes. >> plus, google is gearing up to kick off its annual developers conference in mountain view. next, what the tech giant is expected to reveal this week. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the big board.
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good morning. bay area rise and shine! this is what it looks like as you get ready to head on out the door this morning. average high temperatures close to them today with 50s, 60s at the beaches. 60s and sunny skies around the peninsula. hello san jose at 71. east bay topping off in the low to mid-70s. and hello, north bay! 60s to low 70s. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. ahead, what's next after sources confirm a memo from
james comey says the president asked him to stop the fbi investigation into michael flynn? >> democratic senator tim kaine and the highest ranging democrat on the house intelligence commit adam schiff join us. we'll talk with bob schieffer and look at what constitution obstruction of justice. all that plus the eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. we'll see you guys right at 7:00. >> thank you. today google kicks off its annual developers conference in mountain view. thousands of computer programmers are expected to take part. the company is expected to reveal new android software for mobile devices. google is also likely to talk about the newest capabilities of its voice controlled digital assistant. ford is laying off a significant percentage of its workforce and a rough day is expected on wall street. joining us now kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. ford cutting costs in order to improve its profitability.
the automaker will cut 10% of its salaried workforce in north america and asia-pacific region. it's going to offer voluntary retirements benefits, as well. it hopes to have about 1400 positions done by the end of september. ford stock down about 40% over the past 3 years. >> target a rare earnings winner in the retail world these days. even though target's sales were down 1.3% from a year earlier that was better than expected. other big box retailers have been struggling over the past several months. the overall stock market is a big struckle this morning. the james comey, the russian story swirling around the white house. investors growing doubtful that the trump proposals when it comes to tax reform and regulatory reforms will be able to go through congress. those are key issues in the post stock market -- post- election stock market we have
seen. all three indices are down. back to you. >> thank you. the numbers are in. the government has released its report on the top airlines in the u.s. delta came in at number one with nearly 87% of its flights on schedule. rounding out the top 4 are hawaiian, united and american airlines. at the bottom of the list, jetblue airways and virgin america. tonight caltrain will host a public meeting to gather feedback on proposed changes to fare and parking rates. the railroad has proposed increasing zone fares bee 25 cents to help cover a projected $10 million operating budget shortfall part of caltrains' plan to consider price adjustments every two years. caltrain last adjusted fares in 2016 when adult based fares and parking charges were increased by 50 cents. time now 6:46. so it's parking 101 or traffic 101, rather. >> traffic 101.
>> what's the situation now? >> we are tracking three accidents on 101 right now that are definitely slowing your commute down this morning. we'll begin in san jose. this is northbound 101 right near capitol expressway. two cars got into it there. and they have traffic backed up to about silver valley creek so just a heads up for anyone traveling there. and then further north, right near shoreline another two-car crash speeds drop 45 miles per hour. it's getting close to highway 237 where you'll start tapping the brakes. westbound slow over from 880. northbound 101 at peninsula avenue a motorcycle accident. it looks like they are clearing that over to the shoulder there but you can see very slow speeds as you make your way through san mateo heading into burlingame there. give yourself some extra time. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, jam-packed in the parking lot, grab those sunglasses. it's so bright out there. 41 minutes into downtown san francisco.
not the day to be running late. highway 4 out of antioch into hercules, that's in the red. hey, 580 back in the green. got a little bit of everything here. the eastshore freeway is yellow 34 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. thank you, jaclyn. good morning, everybody. 6:48. i just love this view from our kpix 5 studios. pier 9 the flag waving slightly and what i like about this you can see a line of low clouds drifting in off the coast just above the hills of the east bay. visibility is not restricted at this early hour. no reports of any local airport delays. you can also see the low clouds drifting inland. this is a view from mount vaca looking in the direction of mount diablo. we just saw it from bayview and now you're looking at from our inland view. it always looks different depending on which side of the bay you're looking out at. above it clear skies
temperatures this morning 40s and 50s. winds have been below freezing but i notice they have been dialing back ever so gently around the oakland area same in berkeley. still at 13 sfo. 13 san francisco. 12 half moon bay. inland winds anywhere from about 3 to 12 miles per hour. now, linda is our weather watcher in fairfield. she makes great observations this morning. she reports 42 degrees but a wind at 5 very slight. but you couple that up together wind chill of 39 degrees. nice call there, linda. so obviously you need a light jacket out the door. today is the beginning of a weather pattern change. it's a start right now right here. high pressure diverting that storm track well to the north of the bay area. as it does so clouds clear out during the afternoon. your evening will be clear tomorrow morning at this time clear skies. and then friday we start to see some clouds due west so i was concerned with that. i segue some maps together to come up with futurecast from friday through the weekend that area of low pressure has some rain showers associated with
it. it will stay out over the open waters. banking off that strengthening ridge of high pressure that's allowing our air mass to warm and dry out. sunrise this morning 5:57. sunset at 8:17. and it looks like smack in between, a tad warmer. we have minimum today pollen in the air but that count really climbs over the weekend with the drier air mass. 50s, 60s and 70s today. 59 san francisco, today 61. the extend forecast warming through the weekend. 90s on the weekend. >> what a great day for baseball. lots of sunshine today, cueto on the mound for the good guys. we have kershaw with the dodgers today. and boy, we're going for the sweep. lots of sunshine, game time temperature near 60 degrees. always advisable to dress in layers and go, giants!
time now 6:50. a live look at levi's stadium where tens of thousands are expected tonight for a u-2 concert. next the brewing battle between the city and the 49ers over tonight's event. >> reporter: and the repeal of a tuition hike could be on the table as the uc board of regents meets this week. we'll tell you what's on the docket next. ,, ♪
so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. i'm anne makovec live at uc- mission bay where the uc board of regents is meeting today to discuss a host of issues, amid a lot of criticism about how the board is spending money. so much so, there is some talk about repealing a tuition hike that they approved in january. that hike was 2.5%.
it was supposed to go into effect this fall. the regents said at that point it was necessary because the university system is strapped for cash. well, a few months later the state auditor released explosive findings about the office of the president that it failed to disclose $175 million in funds, is providing exorbitant salaries and benefits, and interfered with that audit. the governor's proposed budget holds back $50 million from the uc system until the state auditor says that it has made progress on the reforms. now, back out here live, you can see some protestors gathered. there's plenty of interest here at play from labor unions to students to politicians that want to make sure the uc board of regents is spending the money correctly and, of course, they want it to be spent toward their cause. today, we're expecting closed- door meetings and big votes on the table tomorrow including a
vote on the possibility of capping enrollment for noncalifornia students at 18%. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:56. time for your "final 5. this morning house democrats will call for an independent investigation into any ties between russia and the trump administration. it comes amid reports the president allegedly asked former fbi director james comey to end the agency's investigation into the issue then fired him for refusing to do so. >> people from northwest texas to the great lakes are cleaning up this morning after a night of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms ripped through several states killing two people. a jury is now considering whether the man found guilty of killing sierra lamar should face the death penalty. the defense is pushing for the only other route remaining, life in prison without parole. more atf members are joining the investigation into what caused the fire at a construction site in emeryville. investigators are calling it suspicious. and here's a live look at
levi's stadium where tens of thousands are expected for a u- 2 concert tonight. the problem is expected to go past the 10 p.m. curfew. vta will run later for fans leaving the stadium. the agency says the city should pay, the city wants the 49ers to pay. keeping it in san jose, we are tracking a couple of crashes northbound 101 at capitol expressway. traffic very slow through that stretch. everything is cleared out of the lanes. northbound 101 at shoreline a two-car crash on the shoulder. 44 miles per hour is your cruising speed and just further north there northbound 101 at peninsula avenue a motorcycle accident now cleared to the shoulder. do expect delays as you head out of san mateo. roberta? take a look at this right now. it's our live weather camera from the embarcadero to the east bay the port of oakland here and i want you to get a good look at this because this signals a change in our weather pattern. wow! look at the golden gate bridge,
visibility is unlimited. a few clouds in the distance there. but overall, it's clear skies. today's temperatures with the sunshine from the 50s to the coast, 60s bay, 70s peninsula, well into our inland areas mid- 70s. so slightly warmer than yesterday. still slightly below average. but tomorrow we'll make up for that as our temperatures soar to the low 80s away from the bay. low 60s beaches. now, friday you'll feel the spike from nearly 70 at the seashore to the low 90s inland. we'll hang on to the weather pattern and tag a couple of degrees on to it on your saturday and then sunday, monday, boy, that dry weather pattern will continue with unseasonably warm weather. thank you. the new cbs prime time line-up for the season was just announced. we'll see eight new shows and 23 of our returning favorites. among the new comedies, sheldon, which features the "big bang theory"'s sheldon cooper as a 9-year-old genius struggling to grow up in texas.
should be good. the new dramas include one following the lives of the seals and thursday night football returns. >> yeah. >> for another season starting on september 28. are you ready? >> i am ready. [ kenny humming the thursday night football theme ] >> we're still enjoying basketball. >> i know, right? >> always good. excited for football season. love it. >> unfortunately, we're not enjoying any hockey right now. >> no. >> yeah. >> a little bit of an early exit for the sharks after last season's great run. >> but what a game last night for the warriors. >> did you get your sleeves? >> i couldn't find them. >> you promised. >> got them all at home. >> she does. i really wanted them. they would be cool to layer on cycling around the bay area but i did get a shirt and a couple of little towels. next game is on saturday for the warriors. >> can't wait. >> game 3 of the western conference finals. thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. your next local update is at 7:26. have a great day, everyone. ♪[ music ]
good morning, welcome to cbs this morning. the president asked comey to stop the fbi investigation into michael flynn. >> deadly tornadoes hammer wisconsin and oklahoma. they're part of a powerful storm front slamming the middle of the country with high winds and hail. >> and gisele talks with charlie, of course, she zshgs about her work on environmental issues plus why she wants her husband tom brady to give up pro football. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eyeopener. your world in 90 seconds. >> on a day when we thought things couldn't