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let's get up and get going. >> this is abc7 mornings. >> it's saturday, february 17th. good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm chris anyone. let's check with a first look at the weather. here's lisa argen. >> starting out with chilly temperatures across the bay area. we will enjoy mild temperatures above average later today. it's that in hayward. with 44 in san jose. but overall, due to an increase in relative humidity, we are milder in most spots. anywhere from three to five degrees milder. your forecast today calls for lots of sunshine. in fact, already above achlg by noontime with upper 50s to mid
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60s. and we will enjoy upper 60s for the warmest locations later today. we are talking about a ten to 15 degree drop for the second half of the weekend. low snow levels. and the accuweather seven-day forecast headlines it all come up in a few minutes. lisa. thanks. this morning a call for action following a difficult week in parkland, florida. >> absolutely unacceptable. >> he is talking about how the fbi failed to act on continues about the stoneman high school shooter. last night the president and first lady visited the sheriff's office and hospital. they did not visit the community of parkland. maggie rauly has the latest. >> reporter: the president and first lady grieving with parkland friday night. >> very sad something like that to happen. >> reporter: offering their support to a community still raw after wednesday's school
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shooting took the lives of 17 people. two of them both teenagers, laid to rest. >> what if that was your child that was shot three times n the heart n the hand n the head. think about it. >> reporter: the alleged killer pleading guilty in order to avoid the death penalty. no word whether the state will accept the deal. >> as the community hurts so do we. >> reporter: now the fbi reveals that on january 5th a person close to nikolas cruz called the fbi tip line with information about cruz's gun ownership, his desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, and this, the potential of him conducting a school shooting. the fbi says the information should have been assist cessed as a potential threat to life but no further investigation was conducted at that time. students here are in shock. >> 17 innocent lives were taken from us because they failed to
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do this. they fail our school. and they failed our hearts. >> reporter: the hoounts students here are heart broken and grieving. many are also angry and have take tony the streets to protest stricter gun reform. president trump was asked during his visit about gun laugs and he had no comment. >> this recent school shooting has put the spotlight on how agencies handle tips and warnings from the public. not only did the fbi receive warnings about the shooter months in advance there had been a long history of disturbance at the home where he lived. abc news anchor dion lim explains how his potential for violence slipped through the cracks. >> we truly regret any additional pain this has caused. >> reporter: a stunning admission from the federal bureau of investigation friday over the handling of not one but two overlooked tips regarding morge restoneman high school
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shooting nikolas cruz. social media posts showed his obsession with violence and how he wanted to be a professional school shooter. all of this six weeks before 14 students and three staff were gunned down. abc news spoke with rik smith. >> they are supposed to disseminate that to a feel office, miami in this case. they decide to do a background, contact the school, interview the suspect hopefully neutralizing this. >> reporter: deputies were dispatched to cruz's home over 20 times in recent years. >> every one of these for service will be looked at and scrutinized. >> reporter: the congresswoman says this is a prime example of how different agencies on a state and federal level must learn to work together. >> i think that kind of a multiagency effort and coordination and communication is going to be key as we move forward. >> reporter: how that will happen, all parties agree s yet to be determined. in san francisco, dion lim, abc7
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news. a tribute to one shooting victim is bringing many people to tears. a canadian cartoonist drew a little girl leading football coach aaron group saying come on, we want to meet you. he used his body to she would students. there is a go fund me page. you can add your support. we have a link on our website, webb. the time now is 5:05. in developing news this morning, san francisco police are looking for a gunman who killed one and gravely injured another another golden gate park. it started with shooting near the panhandle and ended with a carjacking a couple of blocks away. abc 7 news reporter katie utehs has the details. >> reporter: a 20-yearold man is dead and another has life threatening gun shot wounds
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following a shooting in the pamgts of golden gate park. >> this is preliminary information. what we have is that there was some type of argument that ensued between group of people. >> reporter: police say the argument and shooting happened in the panhandle, the suspect ran north and carjacked a getaway vehicle. the stolen suv is a silver toyota forerunner. 7 aob 816. the driver is okay. police say they don't know yet if the victims and suspect knew each other. people who frequent the park say it's not uncommon to see a group gathering near stannion and oak streets. >> it has concrete. so it's kind of a grotto in the trees and there are often people there, often homeless people, you know, just kind of hanging out. >> reporter: investigators have not identified either victim nor confirmed if the men are part of the homeless population who live in the area. in san francisco, abc7 news. a powerful earthquake shook
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mexico last night causing damage, but no known deaths. the magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the state of oaxaca in southeastern mexico. this video from mexico city shows light fixtures rocking hundreds of miles away from the epicenter. nearly 100 homes and businesses have lost power. some people reported on twitter that they felt the earthquake in los angeles. last september two earthquakes in mexico killed more than 450 people. san francisco police are asking for help finding a man suspected of killing his grandparents in oklahoma. 45-year-old harlan fosse is said to be an experienced outdoorsman and could be living in a park or wooded area. he was last seen near aquatic park on january 10th. investigators in okay owe found his grandparents' bodies in november along the side of a road. fosse reportedly told coworkers that living with the couple was quote driving him crazy. 5:07 is our time. three people are okay this
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morning after getting rescued from a cliff above a san francisco beach. sky 7 caught the dramatic rescue as it unfolded yesterday above marshal's beach. the hikers got stuck of a they took what they thought was a shortcut. they called for help with a cell phone. each them got a ticket from park police for creating a hazardous condition, a $250 fine. at long last, valencia road near valencia elementary school was compromised during last winter's destructive rains and had to be closed all but cutting off the community. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has more. >> we couldn't go to work. we couldn't get the kids to school. it was scary. >> reporter: he lives in rolling green estates in aptos, along ag valencia road, which was closed since last winter's storms.
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>> i had to go eight mile out of my way to go to work. >> reporter: it is also the best way to get to the elementary school. the closure was such an inconvenience all other students were relocated last year. the road sank after the culvert underneath it collapsed under the rain soaked soil. >> we had to dig all the dirt out, build retaining walls so people could work down there and replace the culvert. >> reporter: it took over a year and $4 million but the road is back in business. terry meade wasn't expecting it friday evening. >> it felt hike a christmas present. better than before. it should be able to last longer and if we get storms like we did last year we will be fully prepared. >> reporter: last winter's rain did $122 million in daniel at more than 22 cites in the county. the five biggest repairs are now
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done or almost done. it will take several years to get to all the smaller projects. abc 7 news. meteorologist lisa argen is here tracking what is shaping up to be a pleasant weekend throughout the bay area. when are we going to see rain. >> we have big changes coming our way the fekd pat of the weekend. they may involve precip, maybe the frosty time. 30s to 50 in san francisco. it's 36 in santa rosa right now. 43 concord. yes, above average a nice day today. details on the big changes coming up. >> lisa thanks. also ahead, questions after a mysterious sight in the east bay a. rocket was tested in alameda. we found out what it was doing there. also -- the bay area kicking off a weekend
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thanks for waking up with abc7 news. here's a live look outside from our abc7 exploratorium camera pointed at the financial district in san francisco. we are looking ahead to above average temperatures for your saturday forecast. lisa will break it doesn't for us coming up. new details this morning involving former 49ers player dana stubblefield a. judge reinstated his bail in a rape case set at $500,000. according to our media partner, the mercury news. stubblefield's attorney argued the alleged victim lied under oath when asked about ever working in the porn industry. stubblefield claims he paid her for sex. the splash brothers, steph curry and klay thompson are two of the warriors representing the team in this weekend's all-star
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game in los angeles. steph says it is great could be in l.a. for the all-star weekend. >> amazing history. it's always fun to come here. couple that with all-star weekend. and like i said, all the names and the act tiffs going on around the weekend it's pretty cool. >> abc7 sports director larry beil will be in los angeles for the nba all-star game. he will keep posting the best moments as they happen on twitter and facebook as well as our abc7 news app and you can catch more of his live reports throughout the weekend. take a look at the right side of your screen. what exactly is that? sky 7 was flying oval immediata yesterday morning when the pilot sad that very question when he
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spotted what looks like rocket. we wanted to find out what it was. jonathan blume found the answers. >> reporter: they are being quiet about it. quieter than us. >> that's what the helicopters were about this morning. >> that was our helicopter. >> nice work. it was a beautiful helicopter. >> reporter: the folk at st. george spirits had no idea that across the fence they were testing a rocket. >> shouldn't they do that in the desert. >> reporter: it's unexpected. >> i heard helicopters and when i looked behind me i see a giant truck with a huge missile on it. >> reporter: a truck that left the alameda naval air station and headed to a building the navy once used to test jet engines. we caught up with it and learned it belongs to a start-up that doesn't have a name yet. they answer the phone with stealth space and yes they are an aerospace company that created 100 jobs. they are just not saying more. >> it's exciting to see what's going on in the private aerospace agency. >> reporter: they may not be
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talking to us yet but they are talking to local officials. they filed lease application with the city that gives some details on what they are working on. days after spacex launched their falcon heavy we found this company is working on something much smaller. it's called the world's smallest rocket made to launch the new breed of small satellites. >> i was bummed that i missed out on the elon musk launch. >> reporter: we think this was just a ground test. you can see the char marks on the pavement the company says it is tight with the fire department and the city and the navy. and they want to tie in with schools and turn this into a technology hub. as for george. >> i couldn't see blasting into space without a couple of good gin martinis in my> time is 5:1. the lunar new year started with
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a bang. abc7 news was at san francisco's portsmouth square to you are ear in the year of the dog. not only were there fire crackers, but also a 288-foot golden dragon. this was a small preview of the larger chinese new year parade coming one week from today. happening in the south bay the mayor will help clean up the system he is hosting a trash pick up event at 9:00 a.m. in the city's mount pleasant neighborhood. it's part of his beautify sj campaign. this is video from last year's cleanup. san jose has seen an increase in illegal dutching in recent years but the mayor promised to clean up the city. this holiday weekend is expected to be one of the coldest of the year. don't forget about your pets. officials in contra costa county say bring them in at night. if you are going to keep them in at night you should make sure they have good bedding and
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access to food and water. and one moore thing, don't let a heavy fur coat fool you. >> because it has fur doesn't mean it's exempt from the impacts of cold weather. >> contra costa animal services also recommends getting a sweater for your pet to keep them warm. now, your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> we are going to see the coldest air we've seen in years, and certainly of the season next week. right now we want to talk about the mild day ahead. live doppler 7 showing the clear sky. temperature cold in some spots. on the coast it's 37. san francisco sits at 50. 36, santa rosa. ukiah, 37, 42 in oakland. low to mid 40s along the peninsula and the south bay. a cold morning, but we've seen colder and we certainly will. sunny and mild today. cooler and windy tomorrow. northwest winds 40 to 45 miles an hour. low snow levels sunday night
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into monday. along the coast, diablo range and the santa cruz mountains. not a lot of moisture. freezing cold morning in the wake of the front come monday, tuesday, and wednesday morning. wait until you see the tchs. in term of the warmth that's today in the south bay. looking at san jose. a high of 17 today. average high, 62. this looks familiar. look what happens tomorrow. 58 the high on monday. 55. 57 on tuesday. throughout the day tomorrow we have got the cloud, the chilly weather. low snow levels. you can see up in lake county. then by late sunday notice we have got a little precip along the coast. but it doesn't amount to much. we are clear by monday morning. but that sets the stage for the extremely cold air in place. along with sunday we are looking at the gusty winds. 20 to 30 miles an hour along the coast. really, all around the bay we have got gusty northwesterly winds.
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1:00 tomorrow up at that 25 miles an hour in oakland. in oranges by 4:00 on sunday. a very blustery day on tap for sunday. in terms of those lows, monday morning we are at freezing here. about 40 along the coast. on tuesday morning we have got subfreezing temperatures in the nrth bay. 30s in the city, along the coast. and then by wednesday morning check it out, even colder. we are talking about this cold air mass to stick around for most of the week. highs today, enjoy it in the mid 60s san francisco. 66 for you in oakland. look at that, upper 60s in fremont, san jose, 66 in san rafael. beautiful afternoon. plenty of sunshine. accuweather forecast. download our app and you can keep track of the wind and the
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plunging temperatures tomorrow. highs will reach about 60 by tend of the week. as we climb into the lower 60s that would be near average this time of year. it is definitely an abrupt change. but you notice the absence of a lot of moisture. a little moist. >> it's been a while since we've seen the icicle graphic on the seven-day. >> lots of them. just ahead a bay area
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eggs. so i have this indulgent recipe that can give people what they have always wanted. >> it has taken a big step with a brick and mortar location. i want to wish you a happy new year. the chinese lunar new year starts this weekend. there is events all over san francisco including at the asian art museum and in chinatown. why are you looking at this video in 2018 is the year of the dog. if your zodiac is the dog don't get too excited, in chinese tradition it's unlucky to match the year and that means you should navigate life cautiously. for more information on how to guard against any bad luck in 2018 and of course more fun events check out our website and link to hoodline. a high school is promoting inclusiveness through an amazing
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good morning east bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc7 mornings. good morning, and thanks for waking up with us. we are starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live. hi lisa. >> hi chris. good morning to you. mainly 30s and 40s out there. san francisco city is at 50 degrees. it is chilly with a clear sky. 52 in fremont with 38 in livermore. i don't have all, a little bit more moisture in the air, so we are talking two to five degrees warmer and throughout the day, 7:00 we are covering through the upper 40s for most o
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by 11:00, we are in the in the low 60s. this is average for this time of year. then by 3:00 in the afternoon we are well into the upper 60s, plenty of sunshine, and this evening in the 50s. we are looking dry, cold, and blustery for the second half of your weekend. what is that? well, we could see a few drops or flakes around the bay area. i'll explain in a few minutes. chris. >> lisa thank you. now to the justice department indicting 13 russians and three russian companies. special counsel robert mueller signed the indictment yesterday and claims russian agents poelzed as americans to help donald trump's campaign and damage hillary clinton's. abc news chief justice correspondent pierre thomas has reaction. >> reporter: the stunning allegations inside robert mueller's indictments, that the russians were not only meddling in the 2016 election from afar at least once they are right inside the u.s. among the 13 russians indicted a russian oligarch with ties so
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close to the kremlin he's known as putin's chef. the russian operation expansive. >> it employed hundreds of people in its on line operations with an annual budget of millions of dollars. >> reporter: they sent operatives to america, traveling throughout nine states. >> in order to hide the russian origins of their activities they allegedly purchased space on computer servers located here in the united states in order the setup a virtual private network. >> reporter: and that's not all. the russians allegedly set up campaign-style rallies inside the u.s. in battleground states like north carolina and virginia. this rally titled florida goes trump less than three months before the election was organize by the russians. >> russians also recruited and paid real americans to engage in political activities. >> reporter: american voters had no idea the russians were behind them as they joined what they thought were real political groups. groups with names like secured
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borders, the russian imposers were connecting with what's described as unwitting individuals associated with the trump campaign and other political activists. >> the defendants allegedly conducted what they called information warfare against the united states with the stated goal of spreading distrust towards the candidates and the political systemgeneral. >> reporter: the question now, will president trump still call the mueller investigation a witch-hunt? as recently as july saying this about the russians. that it could be someone else. >> well, i think it was russia, and i think it could have been other people in other countries. >> reporter: but the indictment makes clear the russians were launching attacks aimed at quote disparaging hillary clinton and supporting the presidential campaign of then candidate done j. our team obtaining a hidden camera look inside the
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operation. they kicked dan harris out. but mueller indicates their work was already done. more breaking news, mueller announced a guilty plea of a man from southern california who admitted to committing traud by helping the russians set up fake american identities. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. next, the new report of an alleged affair between a playboy playmate and president donald trump before he was elected the office. the report in "the new yorker" allegedly involves money spent just before the election for her story which was never published. abc senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: an abrupt change of plans. president trump bown for florida boarding marine one alone. the first lady was supposed to be with him. instead she left separately and met him at air force one. it comes as the president faces explosive new allegations about a nine-month affair with a
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playboy playmate and new questions whether she was paid to stay silent days before the presidential election. "the new yorker" reports the pre met the woman in 2006 at the playboy mansion where he was taping an episode of the apprentice. >> come on over. wow. >> reporter: the magazine obtained what they say is eight pages of mcdougal's writings detailing the alleged affair which took two years after donald and marshall married when their son was just an infant. quote, he offed me money. i looked at him, plus felt sad. plus said no thanks, i'm not that girl. i slept with you because i like you, not for money. he told me, you are special. in 2015, at the time of a republican debate mcdougal tweeted this old photo. according to the new yorker, the national enquirer, run by david pecker, who calls president trump a personal friend paid
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mcdougal $150,000 for the exclusive rights to her story. but they never printed it. the journalist who broke the story says the enquirer's motive was clear. >> people in tabloid business call this catch and kichl it's acquiring a story to bury it. >> reporter: the report claims the affair happened around the same time mr. trump allegedly became involved with adult film actress stormy daniels. this week, the president's long time personal attorney acknowledged he paid daniels $130,000 before the election. he has not said whether the president knew about that payment. daniels staying mum. >> do you have a non-disclosure agreement? >> do i? >> in florida, the president and first lady walked off air force one together. cecilia vega, abc news. a state lawmaker who was suspended due to a sexual
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misconduct allegation is suing arguing he is being treated differently than a white colleague. he claims while he was suspended for the allegations against him, bob hurtsberg who is white was not asked to step aside despite allegations made against him had. he has been accused of sexually harassing three female staffers and firing another who reported one of the instances. hertzberg is accused of making at least three female colleagues uncomfortable with hugs. sports meets advertising. five people from the bay area will compete in the world sign spining championships. it's not as easy as it looks. professional sign spinners break dance while keeping up the energy. more than 100 will compete today in las vegas. last year a sign spinner from san francisco won the championship title with a $5,000 prize. still ahead on abc7
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today. we'll see sun today. how warm will it get? lisa argen will let us now in our accuweather seven-day forecast. breaking news out of the richmond district. water gushing from a water main break is flooding great highway near balboa street. the water main burst at 3:00 this morning. nearby residents lost water service. officials are currently working to stop the flooding and clean up that street. happening today, thousands of people will strip down to their underwear in san francisco, all in the name of charity. it's the annual cupid's undery run. this year the goal is to raise nearly $60,000 towards research on why tumors grow on nerves throughout the body. it is a genetic disorder that affects one in 3,000 children. so far they have raised $33,000. san francisco is one of 30 cities taking part. the race begins at noon at pedro's cantina on king street in soma. that will be fun. >> yeah, little cold maybe. >> i was going the say good luck to them. >> not as cold as we'll see
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throughout the week, upcoming work week, next week. from record highs to record lows for the week ahead. right now 30s in the north bay. one last mild day. enjoy it today. then we are back to winter. your forecast is next. >> lisa, thanks. also next, the nba all-star class sick set for this weekend. and the warriors are well represented. they are the only team with four players in the contest. kevin durant will be
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here's a live look outside from our san matio bridge camera. we hope your saturday morning is off to a good start. lisa returns with a seven-day forecast in just a little bit. in sports, the 67th annual nba all-star game is tomorrow with team lebron battling team steph. later the teams will practice a at the l.a. convention center. and then the event will be held at the staples center. mike shumann has the details in this morning's sports report. >> good morning. the nba classic is this weekend in l.a. with a three point and slam-dunk contest set for this evening. klay thompson is defending his three point title. rising stars of rookies and second year players played last night, u.s. taking on the world. collins on the alley-oop.
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mitchell is in the dunk contest getting practice. first the steal then the backboard. alley-oop to himself. kings bogdan bogdanovic was the mvp with 26 points. the world wins 125-124 the final. earlier the slippery celebrity shootout. miles brown, a 12-year-old actor on black list seen here on abc wants to play in the nba when he gets older. andre degrassi with an easy layup. butler, lead singer of arcade fire with the behind the back pass down court to armstrong. he finishes. team clippers goes on to win, 75-66 that final. at rivera in l.a. towards did not make the cut.
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6 over for the two days. he could not find the fairway. graham mcdowel, 5 under 66 today. birdie off the fringe. he got it. 7 under, tied for first with former ucla bruin patrick cantlie. on the 6, famous hole with the sand trap. center of the green. this thing is tracking. hole in one? can't get any closer. still tied at the top of the leader board at 7 under. the 60th running of the daytona 500 takes place tomorrow as over 100,000 people descend on daytona beach to take in the 200 laugh. los gatos native allmendinger finished in third place in last year's daytona 500. a win onnascar's most prestigious stage would be life changing experience for the 37-year-old bay area product. >> the daytona 500 not only for myself, but for our race team, or kroger click list all of our partners we have in our organization, it would make the
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season, make a career, and really make lifetime. that's what we push so hard for in our sport. to win races but more importantly, to win the daytona 500. >> and bay area sports hall of fame has named their 2018 hall of fame class. former 49er offensive tackle harris barton gets the nod as does matt cain. branny chastain as well. former world cup soccer star. killer crossover from the run tmt days. on grats to all, to be inducted may 21st here in san francisco. that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shoan ma, we'll see you again tonight at 5:00. have a great day. now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good saturday morning, everyone. 23 dry days so far. looks like maybe we could see measurable precip sunday night into monday. today, the last very mild day. the sun coming up in another hour or so. when it does, numbers will be
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quick to warm again to above average readings. a live look outside from our sutro tower camera. we are going the see another mild afternoon. in san jose, 71 degrees. look what happens tomorrow. highs in the 50s. we are almost as cold on tuesday. then a slow recovery as we go through the week. this is a look at the high temperatures. wait until you see the morning lows. not just for a couple days. we are talking until wednesday morning. emeryville right now, a glassy looking bay. the winds are calm. the temperatures are cold. but hey we have been getting used to this pattern, right? the cloud at the coast. lots of sunshine throughout the day. yes, we need the rain. we are way behind. doesn't look like we are going to catch up throughout the rest of the season. and we are still going the look at dry conditions except for the possibility of maybe a few sprinkles and maybe some snow flurries as we go through sunday night into monday. a strong cold front is poised to push through the bay area
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tomorrow. that's going to bring cooler conditions, windier conditions, up to to 45 miles an hour. locally low snow levels. we are talking 1500 feet. but a moist starved cold front so we are talking limited moist. and then freezing cold temperatures monday, tuesday, and wednesday in the morning. and below average in the afternoon. here's the setup for tomorrow. you can see the clouds, the cold air, the low snow levels to the north of us. not a whole lot of moisture except when we get into sunday night. you can see right here, a little bit offer shore. perhaps during the overheight showers, best chance of accumulating snow. back home we are just frosty and cold for several days. but we are going the add in the wind tomorrow. so 9:00 the winds are already gusty. but they get even stronger throughout the day. 1:00 in the afternoon, 25 to 30 miles an hour winds. and they ramp up to near 40 miles an hour throughout the day.
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you can see the oranges coming into play here 8:00 sunday night. then that sets the stage for the cold air come monday morning. 30s in the city. 32 in pet loem luma. you think that's cold? look what happens tuesday morning. subfreezing in the north bay. still the chill sinking throughout the bay area. and then by wednesday morning we are talking probably the coldest morning. so absolutely we are going the see some frost advisories and freeze warnings from the national weather service as we go through the next couple of days. 70 today in sclaa. 72 inn sunnyvale. look for highs in the upper 60s on the peninsula. a nice afternoon. lots of sunshine. 65 downtown. in the north bay we are looking at upper 60s a. near east bay, upper 60s. you head inland and it is another mild afternoon with near 70 in san ramon. tonight with increasing clouds it won't be as cold. typically a cool night for february in the 40s. but accuweather seven-day
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forecast, we are featuring not only the warmest day of the week today, but a string of cold afternoons, frosty overnights, and notice, like you said, chris, we have therm meters for three days here on the map, president's day, the holiday, is a very chilly day. we have to settle into it because it's not until the end of the week where we see a warmup. you can download the accuweather app to stay up to date. >> a widespread 50s through 70s throughout the bay. as many parents know kids aren't that alert before school but one school in novato figured out a way to wake up their minds. abc7 news learned a thing or two. >> good morning, good morning, good morning. >> reporter: keith bergman and his students discovered the key to being happy. >> all they have to do is move. >> reporter: it's 8:20 in the morning and students from loma
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verde elementary in novato start out with a gentle walk around the outdoor court. then loma verde is put in motion. >> one, two, and front and back. bounce, bounce. hop,.how, hop. >> i wake up at 6:00 in the morning to get ready. ♪ >> if i mess up, just keep going. it's for fun. ♪ >> reporter: modeled after a school program in los angeles, bergman brought it to novato in 2013. >> those are the habits that you are creating for the rest of your life. >> reporter: we know from all the research out there that a physically active child will later become a happy, healthy, and productive adult. period. peanut butter jelly ♪ >> i like to move it, move it. >> reporter: the parents and teachers are also part of the loma verde in motion program. >> it is amazing. it just lifts my heart in the mornings. >> oxygen to the brain is a really good thing for them.
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>> reporter: just as important as exercising is getting the proper nutrition. it's drilled in them every morning. >> broccoli. >> broccoli. >> spinach. >> spinach. >> kale. >> kale. >> also cool because i forget what it's called but something that makes your bones stronger. >> reporter: calcium. >> yeah calcium. >> reporter: teachers say they have noticed a huge difference in the way the students perform in class after they are done with the work out. >> they kind of get their wiggles out so they can get into the classroom and focus. >> reporter: and one more time. >> bounce, bounce, bounce. >> reporter: because you can never have too much of a good thing. in novato,ly ann melendez, abc7 news. next, celebrating the year of the dog in the south bay. the big festival
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doors. two people had to get medical treatment for injuries. apple isn't commenting on the problem but it could turn into a legal issue. california law requires employers to protect employees. there are many lunar new year celebrations going on this weekend. but the san jose festival is considered the grandest event blending traditional and modern vietnamese culture. from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. today and tomorrow you can enjoy fashion shows, entertainment. you are watching video from last year's event. ads mission is free. next, embarrassing and unacceptable. a former fbi agent is sharing his thoughts with abc7 news about how the department handled tips about the florida shooter. also. >> it felt like a christmas present. >> reporter: residents in one isolated community
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good morning, bay let's get up and get going. >> this is abc7 mornings. >> it's saturday, february 17th. good morning, and thank you for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with a first look at the weather. here's meteorlogist lisa argen. she's tracking live doppler 7 for us. hi lisa. >> hi chris. good morning to you. big changes for the weekend. today will be much much warmer. live doppler 7 looking at the clear sky with the cool start. 37 in half moon bay. 44 in hey wad. 37 in morgan hill. two to six degrees milder this morning. that translates into above average temperatures today. in fact by noontime we are in the upper 50s to low to mid 60s in the bay. and inland upper 60s today. above average numbers. perhaps low 70s down towards the santa clara valley. then the clouds


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