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>> it may not have seemed like much, but today's rain was record breaking. >> and the wild wet weather may have been welcome to many but it wasn't without a few problems. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. let's take a live look from the exploratorium camera. we quickly dried out after the storm that went through. >> sandhya patel is here with just how much rain we got today. it was not too bad. >> not at all. this day will go down in the record books for several cities. more rain today compared to january. january is one of our wettest months. we didn't get anything. as we look at live doppler 7hd the rain is long gone and the records for today sfo had a new record for the day at .260. san rafael .17. some other areas antioch is picking up a third in concord.
san francisco 1100. 1700 in san rafael and .05 in ben lomand. tomorrow you will see fog and big changes to follow. details coming up. the rain-soaked roads played a role on this crash on 280. sky 7hd shows you this red suv that flipped over on its side. you can see the major back up headed into the city as a result. and now here is a look at the upside to those rain drops in san mateo. enough fell to create large puddles of water and coat the plants and flowers. >> and in san francisco everywhere you went you saw people adding hood des or clutching their umbrellas. the rain was enough to make people duck for cover. >> you can see what is going on on the apple app store or google play. >> today today's rain was a welcome thirst quencher, but
it is not going to make much of a dent in the drought. alan wang is live where some folks have found a way to water their grass and not get in trouble. >> it is harder and harder to keep it looking good. that's how a lot of people are getting around the drought restrictions. a wave of showers that rolled through the bay area gave homeowners a break from watering their lawns today. >> it wasn't much of a rain, not too much. we have to keep it going keep getting water. >> the problem is most water authorities like the san ramon services district are enforcing mandatory cutbacks. >> first of all the policy is you can only water two days a week. that's the statewide policy. and you cannot water within 48 hours of rain. with drinking water. >> an average of 500 people a day have been visiting the recycled water fill station in
police pleasanton. >> i figure i better use this water to take care of everything else. >> it has some mile-per-hour rails in it and nitrates in it. you don't have to fertilize. >> it is available to anyone even if you are not a local customer. you can use as much as you want and it is free. >> my water bill a couple months ago was $166. i dropped it to 87. i just got the bill. >> in the past three months the number of recycled water users here has doubled. in the east bay, alan wang, abc7 news. a 2-year-old girl is recovering tonight at children's hospital oakland after being bitten by a rattlesnake. it happened in her backyard in pittsburgh and as a reminder to everyone that this is the time of year when you can expect to see more snakes and the drought is not helping. katie is live with the story. katie? >> in a rural area like this you can certainly expect to find rattlesnakes. they may be in a rock formation and one tip to keep
the snakes out and get them off the ground. the old saying holds true it is more afraid of you than you are of it. >> david alan owns got snakes. he does consultations almost year-round. checking properties for snakes like this one-year-old rattlesnake. alan says rattlesnake bites are very rare and almost never deadly. >> they are fearful snakes. they are fearful animals. they would rather avoid people at all costs. so generally if you do come across the rattlesnake the snake will turn around and try to get away. >> if you corner a snake it will get scared and scared equals dangerous. keep your distance. easy visitor an older child or an adult to follow. in pittsburgh it was a 2-year-old girl who was bitten in her backyard of the the little girl's grandfather
tells us she is doing okay. alan received at least 15 calls from the same neighborhood. he says you should expect to see more snakes right now. not only are they waking up, they're thirsty and water is scarce. >> they start poufing down toward where -- start moving down where we live because we irrigate our lawns and have ponds. >> though the harmless gopher snake looks like a rattlesnake. but rattlesnakes have cat-like eyes and diamond-shaped heads. half of his calls are mistaken identity. abc7 news. novato police arrested a man accused of setting four electric cars on fire at a chevy dealership this week. 46-year-old john alan bixler is charged with arson. he is accused of causing more than $100,000 damage to four volts. he is picking up what looks like a piece of
wire. they are accused of robbing a han and stealing a car. then they ran away. police eventually caught them all. they used a loud speaker to tell neighbors to stay in their home as they used a k-9 to catch the last suspect. >> part of the announcements given is a chance for that suspect to surrender him or herself at the time and then ample time is given the commands are repeated again. when there is no response you can use the police k-9. in danville there is a $6500 reward to help find who vandalized the memorial. extensive graffiti was found in oak hill park. vandals used black and red spray paint to deface the areas around the memorial as you can see. the site is dedicated to
honoring all men and women who serve our country. >> police call it one of the biggest firearm seizures in recent memory. a bomb making kit, grenade and 5,000 rounds of ammunition, all in one home in south san francisco. officers arrested two men accused of selling the weapons on the street. the men are also suspected it in a string of robberies in san francisco. hayward police busted what they call a pot factory with around $15 million worth of marijuana growing. this is a look in the 44,000 square footwear house on diablo street in hayward. 44,000 square feet. can you imagine? authorities arrested three men last week charnelling them with with -- charnelling them with felony marijuana cultivation and sales. they are looking foreman who stole another man's identity. he opened a credit card account in an elderly woman's name and then used the card at one of the home depot stores in san jose. settling the score. coming up next he has been
courtside for more than 50 years. the advice this long-time warriors score keeper has to help get the dubs back on track tomorrow night. >> and taking a break. the one place warrior fans made the trek to cleveland can get away. bottoms up. until now only humans are known for this. what this chimp is doing.
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go to spotskincancer.org to find out how. well, by this time tomorrow night we will know if the hours the warriors spent tied looking at film of a tough game three loss paid of on. down two games to one in the series steph curry and company are facing a must win game four tomorrow night. when asked today curry said the entire team has to be more aggressive. for more than a half century one man has known the score of the warriors. he has seen it all from center cower. they have opinions on how to stage a come back. cornell has more on the story. >> he has seen one nba championship and he wants another one this year. he would like to see all of the bay area bathed in blue
like coit tower. he is hoping for a win tomorrow. you may not know his name but his face is courtside for years. this official score keeper never misses a game. >> he played college hoops at duke before getting hired by the warriors. back in the day he used box scores to record the action by rick berry and other players by hand. today record keeping is done by computer but he records it old school as a back up. >> if there is a snafu with the computer and they go down, the game does thought stop. >> hard to believe he started working for the dubs in 1963, rock before the nickname existed -- long before the nickname existed. >> i go back to wilt and was certainly there during the 74-75 championship season. >> he hopes 2015 will be another championship year for the dubs, but says they need
to energize to stage a come back in the finals. >> the warrior success i think mainly stems from the fact they are an uptempo team. >> he has lots of momentos like this gold watch he has never worn. >> it has gotten more professional. >> they broth love the game and this record keeper has no plans to retire. abc7 news. besides the cavaliers cleveland is best known for rock and roll hall of fame. the bay area has been attracting a lot of warriors fans this week. laura anthony is in cleveland with the later. >> it is a place one can see
some of the biggest artifacts from the biggest names, the creators of rock and roll. everything from elvis' gold suit to michael's glistening glove. and there is an exhibit devoted to the bay area complex. contributions to not just music, but the american culture in the late 60s. >> we have material from quicksilver messenger service. big brother in the holding company with janice joplin. the jefferson airplane that was later jefferson star ship. >> the whole psychedelic movement is in san francisco. it all comes out of there. >> as teenagers they longed for what was happening in san francisco. >> i was entering high school and i was completely taken with rock and roll. this was the epicenter in america. our parents wouldn't let us go out there. no way. >> paul stayed home, but richard took a different path.
one that landed him in the bay area in 1968. >> jamming in the garage. it was everything you see on these films. it was there. >> richard said the time was an experience that changed him forever. >> i never came back. >> laura anthony, abc7 news. >> the two teams are back in action for game four. abc7 is the only place you can see the warriors and the cavaliers. abc success coverage begins tomorrow at 5:30. >> and here is a closer look at tomorrow's schedule. we have abc7 news at 4:00 followed by "world news tonight" at 4:30. and then dubs on 7:00 the pre game show. and then abc's live coverage of game four begins at 5:30. our special edition of after the game will follow game four and 10:00 "jimmy kimmel live" game night followed by an hour longed decision of abc7 news
starting at 10:30. basically do not turn away. >> you do not want to miss anything and you won't if you stay here. let's talk about the weird weather we had. it rained most of the day actually. >> meteorologist sandhya patel has the latest. >> dan and ama. it is unusual to have rain and this much in june. once the rain was over we had a nice tropical sunset. a treat from our east bay hills camera. i hope you had a chance to check out our cameras. here it is. dew points are dropping to the 50s. it is considered pleasant and we have low 60s around parts of the bay area the humidity will be long gone and the moisture will be heading out of the picture. live doppler 7hd is tracking moisture in the the form of fog along the coastline right now. the temperatures are still mild.
mid50s to the upper 60s. as you look at a live picture from the sfo camera fog is back in the picture and it pretty much feels better. hot conditions in land on friday and saturday. as we look at the satellite the low-pressure system came together with just enough moisture from tropical storm blain caw. it was once -- blanca and it was responsible for the moisture in the bay area. it is moving out tonight. once the low moves out the high pressure builds in and what we will be left with is the fog for the morning commute. right now the visibility is down to two and a half miles in half moon bay. you will have to be careful tomorrow morning. if you do drive across the areas there is fog that is thick in spots. it will start to shrink by the afternoon. it will pull away from some spots. the temperatures will be rebounding and it will be warmer and not so humid.
tomorrow morning low 50s to low 60s. i think it is going to be a little less warm. the fog will be feeling cooler. 65 and foggy in half moon bay. 70 in san francisco. 78 in oakland. 80 in palo alto. 85 degrees and you will see the low 90s around antioch. 87 in napa. 86 dries -- degrees in santa rosa. need the shades. lots of sunshine for your thursday. the temperatures are rebounding and hopefully the war -- warriors are as well. a look at the seven-day forecast . hot inland on friday and saturday. along the coast 60s and mild with the fog around. our summer-like spread will continue toward the end of the weekend and the beginning of next week. the temperatures will back off. not so hot on sunday and monday ama and dan, hopefully you will like that of the.
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good evening. matthew dela -- delavoda is driving them crazy. he came out of saint mary's and was not drafted by them but was passed by twice. he has so much fire and passion and seems to have sucked the quality out. he is quickly becoming a qult-like figure. the warriors need to imagine his energy. now more from cleveland. >> the warriors trail two games to one as they look forward to game four at quickens loans arena. they know they need to come out with a sense of urgency. >> we will come out and play
with more fire of the. >> are you an annoying player? >> am i an annoying player? well i never played against myself. i think i would. what adjustments do the warriors need to make to win the series. let us know what you think on the bay area twitter feed, facebook page or instagram account. we have a bunch of funny responses there. 61 games into the season and the a's finally had their first taste of pie tonight. the kind of pie served after a walkoff win. the a's are hosting the rangers. isn't it a school night kids? it is switch pitcher time. he flips the glove and then in the 6th it is going lefty and a swing and a miss. two shutout innings. a's down 4-2 and they rally in the eighth. billy butler and we are tied at four.
bottom of nine. ground ball and second base. with speed and coming home. good night, game over, drive home safely. the a's get their first oh my goodness walkoff win of the year. and that is pie time in a big way as the a's snap a four-game slide. enjoy, josh reddick. sparky got a foul ball. no running up the stadium steps please buster posey off matt harvey. brandon belt and this is apotaco. a two-run shot. he gave up three homers. justin maxwell launches the ball and picks up onrush sheen -- on russian radar. tampa bay now.
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