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. mornings on 2 starts now. . good morning. thank you for joining us here on mornings on 2. it's thursday. friday eve we like to say. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk about your weather. how did you do weather wise? >> clear. i was going to say, not clear clear but it wasn't foggy or raining. >> i had a crystal clear and then went through lafayette and had a downpour and then nothing. >> there is still a few left in there. the worst the is over for the first system. >> okay. >> next one will be here tomorrow. there is still isolated showers and maybe a thunderstorm our wolf lover dale to clear lake. some of the higher peaks getting some snow. it was coming down in the north bay. all the way down to marin. not as much to the south but still good.
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you can see rightly occidental. a good cell north of bodega bay. there is still some scattered showers around. we are not completely done but be are on the back side of this. even rain down to southern california with snow up in the mountains. we get kind of a break today and the next system will be here tomorrow. still breezy. not as windy. it was up to 45, 50 miles an hour. still a rather breezy mix of sun clouds, highs will be in the 50s. your next system is barreling across and it'll be on tap tomorrow. all right. alex in for sal again. yeah. sal, you know -- he needs another day to recover. >> so do i. >> yeah. really. don't we all. we wish him a speedy recovery. much of the heavy rain. you could encounter pockets of standing water along the roadways as you head out early this morning. be aware of that. we want to take you first and
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show you the tracy super drive and that's looking nice here up and over the pass. no slow downs westbound on 580. all the way through livermore and pleasanton. a nice ride here early on this thursday morning. now we will show you the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see nice and light. everybody having an easy time getting the east bay into san francisco this morning. though i should point out that just a moment ago we did show a crash eastbound on 80 at the emoryville area. ly get more information on that. there may be a fire involved there. we will check on that. this is the look -- this is what highway 4 looks like this morning in bay point. you can see westbound traffic coming up and over the hill from antioch and pittsburgh. everything moving along very nicely here at 4:02 in the morning. we will send it back over to the desk. >> thank you. new, at least one person was hurt overnight in the castro valley house fire.
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it was not far from crow canyon road. about 11:00 p.m. the fire caused major damage and a woman inside had to be treated for minor injuries but look at those flames there. seven other people got out of that home safely. the cause of the fire is under investigation. we are getting a brief break as steve said but there are still plenty of problems tied to the rain and the wind we have been having. the antioch bridge was closed for more than five hours overnight because of a dozen downed trees that were actually blocking a stretch of highway 160. crews were able to remove the trees at about 1:30 this morning. the chp reopened the bridge just a short time later. a fallen tree is also causing traffic problems in downtown oakland. crashed down last night near 15th street and martin luther king junior way up rooting the sidewalk and knocking downpour lines, huge root system there. very big tree. it'll be removed. it'll take a while though later
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this morning. the threat of rock slides forced a busy road to be closed in san francisco's diamond heights neighborhood. city crews citing to stabilize a hillside. . >> reporter: bright orange traffic barriers greeted drivers. >> it's so dangerous. it was just coming down so hard. >> reporter: this driver and others did not realize the danger of a rock slide had closed this road. >> some of the boulders could be the size of a small car. some of them could be little. >> reporter: the public works department decided to close the road wednesday afternoon. rock slides in the city have been a roll in the past. last week's storm its caused some rocks to fall down across from glenn canyon park. the city brought in experts who said more heavy rain this week could bring more rocks down. >> we don't want them rolling on pedestrians or cars or
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bicyclists. what we will do the next couple days is sending crews up there who will be going down the hill knocking off the loose boulders. >> i see this roadblock and now i have to figure out how to it get home. >> reporter: nearby on stone crest the sound of chainsaws in the rain. the hey winds brought a large tree character down across the road. >> one of our two big trees in front of our house. knocked over the fences and no carp was there. >> reporter: officials say it's just one of many fallen trees and they plan to have extra crews on stand by overnight. through the week. >> we had in the last storm that came through about 300 trees came down which is a lot. >> reporter: more damage on congo street. the wind and rain brought part of a roof to the pavement. nobody was hurt. the mess, a testment to the strength of this storm. ktvu fox 2news. it's not clear if last night's storm caused a large
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power outage in san francisco but a pg&e outage map showed the affected area there in red. at one time overnight more than 10,000 homes and businesses south of market did not have power. the areas included the mission district and dog patch. the outage started at 11:15. pg&e said that it's still investigating the cause but power has been restored to all but two customers. the weather did cause outage across the bay area in particular in the east bay and up in marin and sonoma. time now 4:06. flooding still a big concern for people in sonoma and marin. a flash flood warning just expired in sonoma. 45 minutes ago. in marin there was euphuist water at a residential building in downtown san rafael. the garage and backyard were flooded. the landlord had to pump out water. >> the water just came off the back property and just started
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coming down. it just started flooding norman what the sewer could handle. we are having a lot of water. >> now the national monument is expected to reopen today after being closed yesterday because of the danger of falling trees. a big redwood fell and rangers worried others may dot same and hurt hikers. down load the ktvu weather app before the next round of storms roll in tomorrow. you can track heavy rain as it rolls into your neighborhood. just search for ktvu on the apple or going the play store. berkeley police have released a photograph of a suspected prowler. authorities say that the man snuck into a dorm at international house last friday morning and tried to steal a laptop. it's a clear picture of him there. the student in the room woke up and scared him off. the computer was left behind. now again the suspect is described as african american in his 20s. 5'8'' with a medium build. he had a mustache, a red and
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black checkered backpack. you can see that in the picture as well. anyone with information can is asked to call police. san jose police are investigating the city's second deadly crash of the year. a car hit and killed a woman on west heading street near north bascum at 7:45 yesterday. she was rushed to the hospital but died there. the driver remained on the scene and has been cooperating with the investigators. a dramatic rescue in san jose after an apartment complex went up in flames. it was in the 2900 block of florence avenue and east san jose yesterday afternoon and ten people have been displaced. take a look. the flames were intense. neighbors rushed into save an elderly couple. they were still inside that house. we are told one of the victims was sleeping upstairs when she woke up to the heat and the flames and jumped out of the second story window. >> we broke in and all we saw it was the lady that jumped upstairs like to the floor.
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the guy that was -- the older man was burned from the face and hair. i mean -- they came out in time. >> the woman who jumped handed safely in the back patio. her husband who has alzheimer's also got out safely but was badly burned. both were taken to the hospital along with a third person who had smoke inhalation and had to be treated. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. new information is being released about a police shooting involving an unarmed man with a mental illness in san francisco. police released body camera video of the incident yesterday. that video shows sean moore yelling at officers telling them to leave. that's when a confrontation happened. an officer tried to pepper spray moore but hit another officer. then moore allegedly punched the officer. that's when another officer opened fire.
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san francisco public defender who released the video said the officers needlesly caused the confrontation. >> this is a situation that could have and should have been avoided. the officers had they properly used deescalation techniques would have gone home. >> i think there was great restraint showed as you can hear the officers say he has something in his hand. >> at his own news conference the interim police chief pictures showing injuries to both of the officers there in the photographs. he wouldn't say in the shooting was justified saying it's still under investigation. our time is now 4:10. still ahead there is a warning and it's coming a bay area grandmother. someone broke into her home while she was in the shower. >> and we are talking about
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inauguration celebrations. they start today for the president elect. we mr. have more on the finishing touches for the big day. >> and traffic move agriculture long nicely around much of the bay area with one exception. we are tracking an accident that just happened a short time ago in emoryville. we will tell you how it may impact your drive coming up. >> the front has blasted through but there is still some hit and miss shower activity out there and some of that is reaping intense. take a look at that and see what's in store for the rest of the day.
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. welcome back. visitors arriving in the nation's capitol where preparations in full swing for tomorrow's inauguration. the viewing stands are up and rows of chairs silt out for the guests. inauguration events start today with a wreath lay agent the tomb of the unknown soldier. that's followed by a concert at the lincoln memorial. the list of democrats not going to the inauguration continues to grow. that includes democratic house minority leader nancy pelosi and barbara lee. the vice president elect said that the president elect will have a unifying message. we sat down with congresswoman lee and she doesn't agree. >> when you look at some of the nominees that he has presented such as senator sessions who has a history of voting against and working against civil and humiliate rights for everybody i can't
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celebrate that. >> we respect the opinions of every american and their right to express their opinions. i hope those folks will turn an ear to the president elect's words in that inauguration address and give us a chance. >> more than 60 democratic lawmakers planning to boycott the inauguration. they will not attend the swearing in ceremony or any other event in washington dc. a number of people from the bay area are making the trip to washington dc for the inauguration. retired marine sergeant michael emerson said he voted for trump and he planned to go to the inauguration no the matter who won. >> it was about history. i will go for a guy a supported or the first woman in the history of our country to be president. >> tom is from castro. he is he from the department of health and human services.
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tomorrow he will be heading to his 6th inauguration. he said is he looking forward to the celebrations and seeing friends. you can watch the inauguration live here on ktvu channel 2. our coverage starts at 8:00 tomorrow morning. we will have live reports from washington dc throughout the morning and the events. time is now 4:16. today is a national day of action for teachers in many bay area schools. they say they want to show they will defend public education ahead of the inauguration tomorrow. one of the schools taking part in the day of action, is in san francisco. teacher parent also hold hands from 7:15 to 7:45 this morning. they say they worry about trump aiming indication policies like his support of school vouchers and charter schools. bart is getting ready for the huge crowds expected to attend saturday's women's marches in san francisco and in oakland. trains will run on bart's usual
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weekend schedule but bart will run longer trains to handle the thousands of people expected at the rallies on both sides of the bay. the women's march in downtown oakland starts at 10:00 a.m. the rally in san francisco civic center will start at 3:00 p.m. right now it's 4:17. we want to check in with alex who is once again in for sal. we have sal and we have mike. hit hard by the thing that -- that thing that's going around. >> yeah. we wish them both a speedy recovey and obviously whatever they have is tough to get over. wish them all the best and hopefully sal will be back here tomorrow. in the meantime keeping an eye on the roadways and keeping tabs on a problem in emoryville. it could impact your drive. sort of in the noncommute direction. we will look at this accident that happened a short time ago. you see its right in the middle of the mcarthur maze. the chp is reporting on
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eastbound 80. just before pal street. what happened here was a truck flipped over somehow and caught fire. they had to get the fire department out. the driver apparently was trapped for some time. we have no word on any injuries related to the accident. let me pop the map up here. then you can see exactly where this is. you see its right there eastbound 80. just before pal street. right at the mcart hur maze. we are seeing a back up. folks coming westbound on580 approach that area seem to be slowing or i should say eastbound on 80 approaching that area. just be aware. that crash is in that area. emoryville this morning and hopefully they will have it cleared out of the way. finally we will look at the golden gate bridge and boy, not a soul in sight there. that's a nice easy ride as you come across the golden gate bridge from marin into san francisco at 4:18. nice easy drive in there on the golden gate.
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sny know you are pinch hitting but i have to put you on the spot. a friend of mine is watching right now. travels from n apa to marin using highway 37. she texted me and said is it okay? i said i don't know but if we can find out. >> i checked. you mentioned it as you came in the door. i checked. i don't see any flooding. obviously last week we had a huge issue. >> that is correct. there was about three inches of rain last night. >> yeah. i will keep watching for her and for everybody who travels there. the chp is not showing any closures of any kind. they is have an issue further north. that's in sonoma. i will watch 37 for her. >> i appreciate it. thank you sir. >> absolutely. >>announcer: thank you. what a front. that's the first of three. count them, 1, 2, 3. still some pretty good cells rotating through. most of this will be in the morning and then a break early afternoon and then the next
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system is race across. winter storm warning until noon and then flood issues in to marin. you'll of ours have ended or been canceled. you can see rain, maybe snow, higher peaks. folks in lake county. watch that but still rain in sonoma. over toward clear lake. stretching bodega bay. straight across to saint helena. just on the edge. that is not the only one. san mateo. a little bit right near santa
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cruz. there are plenty that have to rotate through. almost everybody reporting. it'll go physical at least noon. the temperatures have come up. you expect that. a mix of sun, clouds and showers. southern california. getting rain. second one tomorrow. third one on sunday. a cold low will clip us on monday. after that it looks like things will calm down.
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. 50s on the temperatures. same for saturday. some clouds and rain. . there is a deadly avalanche in italy. stranded dozens skiers. the rescue easts through deep snow to get them out alive. >> also it was an intense game between the warriors and the thunder last night. the war of words happening today between the team.
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taking down okc russelll westbrook. after the game he said that -- he hit him hard and -- he will get him back. he responded that -- its part of the game. he has done it before and rehabilitative do it again when he needs to. the warriors and okc play again february 1 sergeant. the sharks have won back to back games after a 3-2 win last night over the la kings in los angeles. it's the 11th me they have played in the past ten months. the sharks had goals brett burns, tommy and captain joe. it's their 7th win in their last eight trip there is. a major postseason honor for a raider. mac was named the writers of america defensive player of the year. in his third year he turns in
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what has become an almost routine season for him. o he just created mayhem. s he is the first to win it since the award was created 25 years ago. 4:27 is the time. the current round of storms has waves crashing onto beaches all long the pacific. the warning out today and how surfers could benefit. >> and the body of a woman trapped in her submerged car since last sunday. now her family may have to wait until the weekend to recover her. >> i need my mom. why does she deserve to be under water for so long? >> and we are watching your drive this morning. the roadways wet in some spots. how the ride is looking in the east bay where there is a crash
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a whole new world welcome to aulani it's hawaii with a touch of disney magic. for special offers visit disneyaulani.com or call your travel agent . good morning. yeah. see. raindrops on the windshield. spotty showers still popping up around the bay area right now. this is a look at some of the early morning showers haywood. if you are driving take your time. roads are wet the in many spots and give -- just leave -- you know how to take care of yourself. be careful out there. give yourself extra time. welcome back to mornings on 2. thursday, january 19th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. it does sound like a bit of a wreak break. >> yeah. >> before a lot

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