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>> good morning, everyone. it is 6:00 a.m. i'm katie marzullo. we will start off with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning. >> good morning, katie. it is frosty and foggy in spots with the spare the airdy today. our radar and satellite composite overlaid with live doppler 7hd shows we are clear but temperatures have dropped into the upper 20s in the valleys of the north bay. a little fog there.
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more fog closer to the ocean with upper 30s in oakland. it's 38 half moon bay. by noontime we will be sunny. it will be haziest in the south by with mid-50s there. by the afternoon. we are a few degrees warmer. once again, a chilly night tonight. it looks like the trend is going for warmer conditions and not wetter. i'll explain coming up. katie. >> lisa, thank you. >> five people, including a child are being treated for injuries after a high-speed chase in pittsburgh. a car was speeding through a construction zone and rear ended another car. the impact shoved that second car into two other vehicles. four people were taken to the hospital by ambulance and the two-year-old was airlifted to the hospital. no word at this hour on any arrests. we know know what killed the woman who was found dead in a locked stairwell at san francisco general hospital. this morning the autopsy report is not sitting well with friends of the woman.
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abc7 news anchor homo dates has the latest. >> this is the autopsy report for a woman who was found dead in the san francisco general hospital in a stairwell. report said she died of probable electric light embillions with delirium clinical accept it is in stairwell due to comply takingings of chronic ethanollism, clinical history. ethanol refers to alcoholism, which has an attorney very upset. >> now they added this as a sec dear cause of death, acute alcoholism by history, that's absolutely gratuitous and not necessary. that's not why this lady >> he also said the family was supposed to see the medical
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examiner's report before the media, which he said went the case. >> i certainly will pursue through various avenues that there be some investigation into the way this particular case has been handled, whether it's through a regulatory agency or whether it's through your grand jury. >> some of spalding's friends said they are angry because they feel the report blames the victim, who they said would still be alive had the hospital not lost her. they still don't really know how she died. we had the report explained. >> the electrolight imbalances with a liver whose inability to compensate for them resulted in a collapse of her heart or her brain resulting in death. >> ama daetz, abc7 news. >> developing news. authorities have identified an 18-year-old as a student who opened fire with a shotgun at a colorado high school. it happened yesterday, just a day before the one-year anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting in connecticut.
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he authorities say yesterday carl pearson entered into the high school and shot a student before killing himself. we have details about the gunman. >> terror on the campus of colorado's arapaho high school, where 18-year-old carl pearson, a senior at the school, armed with two molotov cocktails and a shotgun opened fire inside the school. >> he shot her and she came screaming down the stairs help me, help me. >> running kind of military style and i looked, and i double looked, it it was a shotgun. the gunman called out the name of a teacher seen in this facebook photo, tracy murphy. >> he knew he was the target and he left that school in an effort to try to encourage the shooter to also leave the school. >> a 15-year-old student who suffered a significant gunshot wound is currently listed in critical condition. >> armed deputies rushed into the school. >> from the time that the deputy
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called out the incident until the time that he discovered the shooter's body, was within five minutes. >> hundreds of students were evacuated from campus with their hands held high above their head. a similar scene that reminded many here of the columbine killings where 14 years ago and eight miles away 13 people were gunned down. >> you guys are not that far from columbine. it had to be in everybody's mind. >> it was so surreal because in colorado unfortunately we've had so many these instances. >> colorado is one of the states enacting tougher gun laws, including banning high capacity round magazines. this incident involved a shotgun, though. abc news, los angeles. >> in just about 20 minutes, president obama and michelle obama will observe a moment of silence and light candles in memory of those killed at sandy hook school.
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officials say it's time to stop hiding behind the constitution and create stronger gun laws. >> in the name of second amendment we cannot use that to kill more children and kill more babies. >> several events are being held around the bay area throughout the day. we have information on our website. abc7news.com under "see it on tv." happening today there will be several gun buyback events around the bay area. our media partner, "the mercury news" reports san jose will handing out gift cards for working guns, rifle, and other weapons. it will be held at 9:00 at our lead of guadalupe church. and there will be a buy back event in youth uprising on
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mcarthur blvd in oakland . one hundred dollars and $200 cash will be given there. and also tennessee street at 9:00 a.m. a man suspected in a series of bank robberies may be connected to a failed bank heist and kidnapping 35 years ago. christopher wooten was shot after an attempted bank robbery in novato and the chase. they believe he's the cotten ball bandit who robbed 10 other banks since september. court records shows he has a criminal past. in 1978 he and another man abducted a woman during a botched oil painting robbery and was released from prison if 1990 >> we have more details of a high school band in san jose who was robbed of its fundraising money. this is the oak grove band in concert last night. an armed guard will now be at every wednesday night bingo fundraiser. that, after a man with a gun took up to $5,000 from the weekly game earlier this week. surveillance cameras will also be added. full water service has been
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restored in nearly all of milbrae after a series of water main breaks that happened between thursday night and yesterday. it affected more than 1,000 households. city officials speculate the pipes may have burt because of the cold snap or because they are 65 years old. the repairs will cost cash-strapped milbrae about $1 million. that's unfortunate and it's still freezing out there. >> yeah. i wish we would see more water from mother nature. the stagnate air is sticking around and with that warmer temperatures today. here's a look from the roof camera. down to 44 degrees in san francisco. but that's nothing. how about 26 in napa? your warmer and hazier forecast coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also still to come, plane versus by. a pilot makes an emergency landing on the
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>> welcome back, everyone. it's 6:11. glad you are up early with us on this is the day morning. a pretty picture for you. live from our emeryville camera. of course with the tower, the new eastern span. the by bridge. looks nice. kind of christmassy. you are looking at the upper 30s in some areas. lisa argen will be along shortly to tell us where it is colder.
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this morning the african national congress held a farewell service for antiaparti leader nelson mandela. the military handed over mandela's flag-draped coffin this morning. later today he will be flown to the eastern cape in preparation for his funeral tomorrow. the late president died last week at age 95. his body lay in state for three days this week, drawing huge crowds of south africans. and there will be a gathering today at u.c. berkeley to pay tribute to nelson mandela. it will include a candle light vigil, as well as music from the choir. it will take place from three to five this afternoon at u.c. berkeley's main campus. passengers on an alegient air flight are okay after an emergency landing. >> it collided with a bird.
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they were forced to make an emergency landing. >> you heard the landing gear come up, and then we heard a thump and you kind of felt it, and then the plane smarted -- started smelling like burnt feathers and burnt flesh of some sort. >> i was like what is that smell, what is going on? i said please just make it there alive. >> scary. >> they said there's no guarantee that birds won't get close to engines. >> a single engine cessna went down lift night near lake immediate. authorities say the plane clipped a fence at a nearby rock yard as it tried to land and skid today a stop. it was on its which to north las vegas fromas. investigators are looking into what led to the emergency landing. new details this morning. the two bart workers who were killed on the tracks in october were facing in the opposite direction of the train that hit them. that's according to autopsy reports released last night.
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the two men, mr. sheppard and mr. daniels, were inspecting the tracks during the bart strike. the investigation shows neither person was acting as a lookout. the autopsy was released as bart and its unions try to resolve a last minute dispute over a costly family leave clause mistakenly left in the new contract. talks resume next week. >> a man is dead after being shot and killed by los angeles police after a high-speed chase in a corvette. he rolled through the streets for about an hour before slamming into another consider about 10:30 last night. he tried to one. -- he tried to run. one officer pulled the trigger, killing him. police officers tried to pull the man over for reckless driving. new details this morning about the health effects of e-cigarettes. a study in the "john natural of nicotine and toe back coresearch" show e-cigarettes
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are a source of secondhand nicotine. they said smokers inhale more nicotine because they tend to breathe deeper. they are not regulated. >> employees at a bay area technology company are getting out of the office and ditching the holiday party, all to give a san jose school a complete makeover. lilian kim has the story. >> reporter: they are certainly not used to this kind of work, but they are having fun. >> i'm enjoying it, yeah. i've learned a lot about how to cut the paint, you know, and using the roller in the center. >> reporter: santa clara kit maker nvidia is ditching the holiday party. instead they are using the honey and 1500 of its employees to help transform a school. san jose's middle school is getting everything from a resurfaced black top to new baseball fields. the students caught a glimpse of the improvements before they headed out on a field trip. they were asking is this for us? yes, it is for you. this is for you. the community is doing it for
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you. >> the cost of the project is over $1 million. paid for by nvidia, the city of san jose and the school district. nvidia has been doing this for seven years. the idea to ditch the holiday party came up shortly after 911. >> we can all eat dinner at night, we all had good jobs, we all knew we were employed in the morning. and to go out and celebrate again just didn't seem like the right thing. >> the idea stuck even as the economy improved. the flashy buses and the free lunches, it maybe gives a bad impression but we are good people and we try to give back to the community as much as possible. >> and no one has any regrets about not having a company party. >> we are actually bonding better. the party, you have a lot of fun, but here you have a different kind of fun. >> having fun while helping those who need it most. in san jose, lilian kim, abc7 news.
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>> san francisco's valley performance of the nutcracker was interrupted as a fire alarm went off. the building had to be evacuated and we received these pictures from viewers. there was no fire and it turned out to be a nice opportunity for the fans to take pictures with a few of the stars, including the rat king. after a quick run-through by security, the show went on. it's quite a skier's weekend in lake tahoe. both resorts have no makers going full time. >> they are using snow making equipment right any to get prepared for the olympics in sochi. here we are doing the same thing and able to offer skiers and riders open terrain and unable them to still get out there and enjoy the conditions. >> very pretty. the other side of the story is without snow makers, squaw valley and alpine meadows would
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most likely be closed. california's drought has been that severe, which is very unfortunate. >> just 5.5 inches of rain since last january. yeah, we are going down as the driest year on record. 7 degrees, though, at the tahoe valley airport. definitely cold enough out there to make snow. live doppler 7hd right now picking up some coastal fog. and those cold, cold numbers. we are down into the upper 20s in the north bay. hazy afternoon, sunshine for most today, especially in the south bay where the air quality will be poorest. the exploratorium camera, very still out there with my 40s san francisco. oakland 10 degrees cooler. 34 in redwood city with 35 in loss got toes. good morning, half moon bay. 37 for you. some colder numbers into the north by and the delta this morning where we are below freezing. how about 26 in napa, 29 santa rosa. sun not coming up until after 7:00 so we could see chillier numbers throughout the morning
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hours. concord at 31 and livermore at 34. so it is going to be a frosty start for most out there. and temperatures coming up just a few degrees today. our south beach camera right now. and still it is really cold over in the east bay, as well. a spare the air again today. it's the seventh one of the winter season. so illegal to burn. milder pattern beginning tomorrow, taking us through monday. then a bit of a cooling trend throughout the middle of the week. so from our sutro camera, looks pretty good now but when the sun comes up, it will be a little bit hazier. medium air quality around the bay except in the santa clara valley where you will notice more of the haze closer to the surface as the pollutants gather there. unfortunately the stagnate air pattern continues as double barrel high pressure location us in this pattern. the jet stream well to the north, as well as the storm track. with higher pressure we have sinking air and a lid on the atmosphere. the winds usually light, but we will get an offshore wind today.
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and that will help to allow for more sunshine at the coast. we do have some fog there now. temperatures will be slowly making their way into the 60s. pretty much average for this time of year. but let's take a look at san jose for the next several days. and while it will be average tomorrow in the low 60s, look at that. 70 degrees on monday. yep. that's too warm for december. upper 60s by tuesday. here comes the cold front. it's going to drop our temperatures wednesday, into thursday, bring some extra clouds. maybe a sprinkle along the north coast, but overall we are just going to city dry for everyone around the by. wall nut creek half-marathon, it will be nip by out there. 32 within the next hour with low 50s by noontime. and looking across the bay, 61 in oakland with 60 in livermore. look for 62 after that morning frost in santa rosa. the accuweather seven-day forecast, spare the air today, milder tomorrow. rising temperatures on monday.
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a little change on tuesday. cooler wednesday. extra clouds, 50s thursday, sunny friday. abc7 news has another grit weather resource for you to follow. that's live doppler 7hd on twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine, plus get video forecasts, spare the air alerts, power outage info and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. >> nice to see some rain. >> i know. >> next from toddler to brothers to fathers. you have to see this holiday tradition that's been going on for more than 30 years.
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their christmas jingle. wait until you hear how they wrap up their year for family and friends. adorable family they are. that and much more. that's coming up next on "good morning america." >> happening right now, it's 6:25. at this moment at the white house in washington, d.c. president obama and first lady michelle obama, we expect them any moment now, to arrive at this table here. you see candles set up. they are going to light candles in honor of the victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting in connecticut. today is the one-year anniversary of that massacre, that tragedy. 20 children, six andsen year olds, and six adults and educators were killed at that school. president obama and first lady michelle obama at the white house. they will arrive shortly. we will keep an eye on them light the candles and observe a moment of silence for the victims. we will turn to the holidays now and checking out a holiday tradition that has spanned more
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than three decades. look at these sweet pictures. it started in 1980. michael gray is sitting on santa's lap. by '84 his brother joined him and over the next three decades it was a scene repeated over and over and over and over again. and now the two brothers have passed on the tradition to their children, who join them in these pictures. they are hoping to continue the an you'll photo shoot for into the future. >> today a thousand south bay pam list will receive gifts thanks to the hard work of hundreds of people. they have collected hundreds of presents over the last few months. last night they wrapped them in san jose and they will distribute them today throughout santa clara county. this is the toy drive's 29th year. >> what would you do with an extra $7,000 this holiday season? that's how much you could win just for helping abc7 news fight hunger in the by area. when you click "give where you live" on our facebook page we will donate a dollar to the bay area's feeding america's food
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banks for you and you will be entered to win $7,000 cash. just think of all the good you could do with that money. we will announce the winner on december 19th. go to abc7 news facebook page and help us give where you live and spread the word so your friends can help too. >> next on the abc7 is the day morning news, another school shooting the day before today's anniversary of the new town, connecticut tragedy. what one bay area school is doing to help stop the violence. and the san francisco's exploratorium expands into new territory. we will tell but the provocative exhibit that could change perceptions of the mentally ill. >>
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>> we take you live now to the white house where you see president obama obama and first lead michelle obama lighting candles in memory of the 26 victims killed at the newtown, connecticut school one year ago today. it happened about this time in the morning one year ago. there you see the president and first lady lighting the candles and observing a moment of silence. let's do the same.
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[silence] >> in his weekly address, president obama was talking about gun control saying more must done to prevent tragedies like we saw there from happening again. >> we haven't yet done enough to make our communities and our countries safer. we have to do more to keep dangerous people from getting their hands on a gun so easily. we have to do more to heel troubled minds. we have to do everything we can to protect our children from harm and make them feel loved and valued and cared for. the president also says the real change won't come from washington, but from the american public. >> 6:31. we want to start this half-hour with a look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. we will have an offshore flow
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over the weekend. that will warm us up from day-to-day. boy, this morning it is cold with 26 in napa, 29 in santa rosa, only 33 in the san ramon valley. so the colder air draining into the valleys. 31 concord, 34 in san francisco with 13 degrees cooler this morning half moon bay at 37. pacifica and daly city at 45 right now. this afternoon upper 50s to lower 60s with sunshine throughout the bay. we will be seasonal with numbers near 60 degrees closer to the water. and that fog should burn off at the coastline. we will talk about the high waves, the spare the air and when we will see some rain coming up. katie. >> lisa, thank you. we just showed you live president obama and first lady michelle obama at the white house lighting canned he else in memory of the newtown shooting. a bay area school has led the way in online discussions on gun violence and what students can do to stop it. education reporter leeann melendez tells us more. >> i hope that people with mental health issues will be
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given professional help instead of guns. >> i hope they will do better background checks for new gun owners. >> reporter: their thoughts are words and words turn into action. these eighth graders at the middle school created hand cut-outs and wrote messages starting with "i hope." when done they uploaded the picture of their message on to a website called uclass.org. that's where teachers can access any kind of less son. one of the featured online lessons is called hands of hope. >> they really wanted to figure out a way to help teachers teach about sandy hook. events like this are very difficult to teach about. that when tragedies happen, when -- burglar things that you have done in response to that? >> jessica, a teacher, co-wrote the lesson with a former u.s. congresswoman gabby giffords, herself a victim of gun violence. and with the parent of a child who was killed at sandy hook.
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other teachers around the nation who log on to the website follow her lead. hannah phelps, a student, says it's raising awareness. >> people are aware of what's happening and people can reach out to each other and help each other in times like this when people aren't really sure what's happening. >> i hope people of all races, sexual orientations and ages will choose to come together instead of bullying each other. i think most people know about it, but they just don't know what to do about it. >> they hope it is a starting point about more discussion about what it means to be safe in schools today, how do we make sure we are safe and how do we integrate those conversations into school. >> all fourth and eighth graders at this school have already completed the hands of hope lesson. in los altos, leeann melendez, abc7 news. happening today, volunteers will lay wreaths on headstone at san francisco's presidio national cemetery to honor veterans.
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it's part of a nationwide ceremony. it's part of wreaths across america held every year on the second saturday of december. organizers anticipate more than 400,000 wreaths will be placed nationwide by more than 150,000 volunteers. for more than 40 years san francisco's exploratorium has been known mostly for hands on science and art. now they are expanding with exhibits that focus more on how people feel, think and interact. reporter dan ashley shows us an unusual exhibit on mental health. >> reporter: step inside the changing face of what is normal. >> the core of the exhibition are these objects that were discovered in the attic of a men -- a mental health facility in upstate new york. the objects are now on loan to the exploratorium in san francisco, providing a rare glimpse into the lives of psychiatric patients over the last 100 years.
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these are the things patients brought with them to the psychiatric center and left behind when they moved or passed away. the staff would carefully pack up the belongings and store them in the attic. >> when the hospital finally closed in 1995, there were more than 400 suitcases and trunks there. employees volunteered, took their own time to wrap them up and turn them over to the new york state museum. >> then a couple years ago, john launched a kickstarter campaign with an online video to raise money to photograph those objects. >> it's almost as if it were a time capsule that was put away and forgotten about. >> the campaign brought in $18,000. more than double john's goal. >> the photographs tell a story, both about the time that the patients lived and the things they chose to bring with them. >> john's pictures are part of the exploratorium's exhibit. >> a box that was mailed to a patient at willard, and you can see it's his wooden leg and some shoes and the leather strap that was used to attach the leg to his body.
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>> karen miller is a psychiatrist who examined the items along with records. it includes her comparisons between how patients were treated at willard then and how they would likely be treated now. the owner of this trunk was a nurse, admitted in 1914 with a condition known as dimensa. >> she did not have a psychotic illness. she had severe depression and she recovered at willard, but she never left. she was admitted at about age 40 and she lived to 102. >> the team that created this exhibit told us the more they learned about the patients, the more they liked and identified with many of them. the team hopes the objects will help visitors relate to the mentally ill in a new way and take away some of the stigma. >> really get people to understand that that is not a "we" situation, it's really an" "us" situation.
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>> that was dan ashley reporting. the exhibit will be at the exploratorium through next summer. we have a link to their website on you are a website under "see it on tv." ahead on the saturday morning news, the do-it-yourself online comic strips. how the company is keeping up in the face of overwhelming demand. and a leave look from our exploratorium cam. good morning. how gorgeous is this sunrise, official sunrise at 7:17? a little bit of fog over the ocean.
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>> coming up at 6:42, another chilly morning. i guess we are used to that by now. >> i know. just within a couple of miles it's 10 are degrees chillier in some spots than other spots. here's a look from the north bay. you see the wind there. 39 in san rafael, 29 up in santa rosa. a clear start, but hazy afternoon today with another spare the air day. we will talk about whether we will see rain to help our drought when we return. >> thanks. also next, the warriors try to ground the rockets. larry beil
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? welcome back. it's the app that may have changed your facebook news feed forever. this week the creator of the cartoons called bit strips paid a visit to san francisco. jonathan bloom caught up with them for a behind the scenes look at the strips that makes comic strips starring you. >> reporter: a few weeks ago i took a gamble, writing a story about an app i had never heard of, called bit strips. well, the story was a success and so was the app. with 30 billion users, bit strips are officially a i think thing. the guy who created them finally came up for air to give me the long-awaited interview. >> i have been making comics since i was a little kid. it was the favorite thing to do with my friends. that's jacob black stock.
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but his friends call him bog. >> that's what my friends call me. >> he greets his users and introduced the new holiday comics. you can plug yourself in next to frosty. they make new cartoons every day. we have a small team. we have a little writers room that's led by me and some of the other cofounders. >> remember the writers room from "dick van dyke"? >> after his monologue alan flogs his writer and kicks the dog. >> here it is with bit strips, complete with comfy couches that they sent us from toronto. >> we do it in stick figures. we have a stock of index cards. >> eventually the index cards make it on to a giant wall, and if they are lucky, taken down and transformed into the full color cartoons you can add your own face to. that's the high-tech look. a lot of work went into it. >> it wasn't just about the making the likeness of you, but it was about bringing emotion into about it and making it expressive. >> it was used to animate this french political ad.
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one politician announced her candidacy with bit strips and there was even a bit strips biography of nelson mandela. bog said it's only natural. >> it actually goes back to the beginning of history. people communicate with symbols. >> and writing isn't always easy. in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> it is 6:47. it's easy for people like me to focus on how cold it is, but we should focus on how dry it is. >> it would be a little warmer if we had some moisture here. anywhere 20 to 40% of normal. last year we were up to 150% of normal in the north bay. we had all our rain in september, which you probably remember. and then we were dry there after. but there is still hope we will bet water throughout the season. we are looking at live doppler hd right now. there's some valley fog and fog by the ocean.
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it's a spare the air dare today. temperatures chilly. the camera looks like it's getting brighter out there. sun not up until 7:17. mid-30s in okay the. it's cold. 10 degrees warmer in san francisco with low 30s, close to freezing redwood city. mid-30s for san jose, loss got toes. half moon bay, you are as much as 13 degrees colder this morning and pacifica, you are in the mid-40s. milder there and close to the water. that keeps us warm. 29 santa rosa. 26 in napa. so it is frosty in the north bay. 28 petaluma by the delta, and over in the east bay valleys, numbers continue to drop for you with just 31 concord. livermore, you are getting close to freezing at 34 degrees. and another look outside from our south beach camera. we have a little bit of fog. and with the sunny afternoon it will look hazy again with the stagnate air with us throughout the weekend. then we are looking even milder
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into tomorrow. warmest day of the week should be monday. from our sutro camera, looks like a nice start to the day. we will have medium air quality around the bay. 7th consecutive day for no woodburning, and we are looking at poor air quality. the pollutants gather closer to the ground and anyone with lung conditions, the young or the old, should definitely watch out today. double baseball high pressure is in demand and that allows the jet stream to rise to the north. not allowing the storm track to bring us any wet weather. in fact, an offshore flow. clockwise flow will allow for the cloud to get turned up and shoot up this morning. so we will look for sunny conditions at the coast. but then the winds are going to kick up ask the waves should also kick up tomorrow. we are looking at much windier conditions south of the bay. but just enough of a breeze out there to keep numbers up away from santa rosa. so we are near freezing tomorrow morning. but into the middle of the week
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we will have the mildest overnight readings, as the afternoon highs will climb to near 70 degrees. how about 7 this morning in the northern sierra? 48 later on. windy conditions. a red flag warning southern california mid-70s today. so dry as a bone all across the state. 58 san mateo, with 60 in livermore, 61 in san jose and napa. and we will look for another sunny afternoon tomorrow when the raiders take on the chiefs with temperatures in the low 60s. the accuweather sevendy forecast, spare the air today, milder tomorrow, warmest on monday. little change on tuesday and getting cool on wednesday. the breezy winds compliments of a dry cold front for thursday. then still in the 50s on friday. so if we went out to christmas, it would still be dry. the end of the year? maybe some rain. >> thank you, lisa.
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in sports tonight the san jose sharks open their three-game road trip in nashville against the predators. last night at oracle arena the warriors tried to avenge last week's loss to dwight howard and the rockets. here's larry beil with the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning, everybody. warriors backup center jermaine o'neal had surgery on a torn ligament in his right wrist. could be out about two months. especially troubling on a evening when you are facing dwight howard and the rockets. at oracle, nba great ron king honored for his induction into the hall of fame. played a couple years with golden state. and jeremy lin. warriors down early. harrison barnes gliding in for the two-handed slam. you want to see some thunder here. james harden and this is with authority! my goodness. end of first quarter. warriors need more from david lee this season. he responds 23 points, 10 boards. but you know when dwight howard, of all people, is hitting threes all alone in the corner and knocks it down. his first three of the year. rockets up 7 at the half. third quarter, somebody want to
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guard james harden, please? he had 26. and spaeth, 16 points. and warriors up 1. 85-84. but patrick beverly, the last guy you are going to worry about, hit big shots late and the rockets win it 116-112. on to the nfl. the 49ers will be reunited with an old friend sunday in tampa. hoping they don't actually see too much of him. that's da'sean goldson. he left the 49ers for a $41 million offer from the buccaneers. tight end vernon davis keeps in touch with him. he knows exactly what to expect when they meet on the field. >> i think da'sean is probably one of the most talented guys when it comes to making tackles. he's fast, he's quick. and when he hits you it's a strike. you know, it's not like a -- you know, it's not one of those things, it's a strike. he can do it head-on. you know, i enjoy seeing it, especially when he was here.
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but i'm on the other side of the bar now. college football news, nick saban will stay at alabama with a handsome raise after leveraging the texas job which, by the way, isn't even viola -- vacant yet. getting a contract extension worth between $7 million and $7.5 million a year. bama happily paid up to make sure that saban, who led them to three national titles, did not bolt to texas where matt brown is expected to resign. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> next, the results of the $425 million mega millions draw. we will tell you how big the jackpot will grow on tuesday.
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>> here are the winning numbers from last night's $425 million mega-millions draw. 19, 24, 26, 27, 70, meganumber 12. but forget all that. throw those away. nobody won it. the jackpot rolls over to the 21st straight time since a major game revamp in october. tuesday night's jackpot estimated at $550 million. the second largest mega-millions jackpot of. -- ever. the odds of matching all six numbers are about 1 in 259 million. it was previously 1 in 176 million. >> 'tis the season for giving and happening today some bikers will be hopping on their motorcycles all for a good
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cause. bikers from the golden gate harley club will deliver gifts to sick children at the san mateo medical center. donated toys and cash will be collected during religion station, which begins at 8:30 this morning on corey way in south san francisco. more than than 75 motorcycles and passengers are expected to take part in today's run. that will be a sight to see, for sure. braving the cold to do it. >> it's really cold out there. upper 20s in the north bay, mid-40s in san francisco. later on a spare-the-air day. 61 fremont, palo alto and san jose. definitely cool out there to start. we will get milder over the weekend. about two to four degrees of warming tomorrow. still monday more warming, and then slightly cooler the middle of the week. no rain. >> no rain. but i'm not dispointed to hear warming. i'll tell you that. thanks, lisa and thanks for joining us on the abc7 is the day morning news. a about. r7 news continues at 1:00 a.m. "good morning america" is next.
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