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you're interested in what's happening with the stom. here's meteorologist mike nicco. >> hi mom, dad, nelson everybody else watching us. we appreciate it. here's a look at walnut creek, an area where the rain is steady. heavy rain headed towards fairfax. moving across laguna. heading swords san rafael and lucas valley. that could clip larkspur. 280 57bd 101 and willow glen, you can see down to street level, heading towards carl street. moving to the northeast at 30, 35 miles per hour. in the transition from the steady rain over to the scattered showers already happening. until that does, we'll stay at the 2. after the morning commute ends, we'll drop to a 1. untos starting at 4:00 ning.n as and especially at 7:00. let's talk more about that commute. hi, alexis.
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>> good morning, mike. not likely to be an easy commute for you here this morning. we've had plenty of issues on the board. we're getting improvement northbound 880 near 98th avenue. started off as a disabled vehicle and turned into a two-vehicle collision. one lane was blocked and everything cleared a few moments ago. obviously heavy delays up from hayward into the san leandro stretch. hopefully that thins out soon. drive times, westbound 80. highway 4 to the maze. here in the yellow at 36 minutes of we have a crash blocking the left lane at gilman. westbound 80 across the bay bridge, about 14 minutes for you. a couple disabled vehicles reported along there. southbound 101, san francisco to sfo, you're holding on to the green at ten minutes. thanks, alexis. this level 2 storm on the storm impact scale i for c trans to postpone criticalreirs amy? >> reporter: hi jessica. yeah. they were going to work on this richmond bridge.
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remember when the chunks of concrete fell on to afi lt mont? they were going to be working on that. they decided to postpone it because of all of this rain. they can't get enough of a dry spell to get their work done. that has been put on hold. here's a look at the rain that booef experienced this morning. it's been quite a downpour all morning long along with gusts of winds. novato police put out word that there's minor flooding happening on the streets there, which is exactly what they were expecting. listen to this prediction made yesterday. just before all of this rain moved in. >> i think it's likely that we could see some more flooding. we've experienced flooding in isolated areas throughout the city in the last few events. there's too much rain and not enough place for it too,unrtel atmoing.beglanes. it was taken last month when
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they had to close down parts of the highway to traffic. it is open right now. they have pumps there to try and move the water away from the area. but these plans will be tested this morning. we have been getting a lot of rain. drivers also going to be put to the test this morning. i have seen a lot of cars approaching this toll plaza at a high rate of speed. give yourself extra time this morning so you can slow down. hydroplaning is a possibility this morning. there's been a lot of rain. probably a lot of you were asleep. reporting live in richmond, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. thank you, amy. you can download the abc 7 news app to track the weather on the go. you can "access live" doppler 7 and customize the apps to get the forecast where you live. local health emergency because of flooding. last week's storms scattered household hazardous waste along the roadways, roadside, public and private property.
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flooding and storm damage impacted more than 2500 homes and businesses along the russian river. the county is asking residents to place their household hazardous waste on their property near the road. trained staff started collection yesterday for disposal. a special collection is going to happen on saturday. >> in an unexpected turn of events, the man impersonating a federal officer pulled over an off-duty agent and tried to give her a ticket. authorities have now arrested 49-year-old alex taylor of san jose. he is accused of making at least two unauthorized traffic stops on south bay highways while pretending to be a drug enforcement agent. in december he pulled over an off-duty agent and claimed to be a dea agent and wore a fake badge. investigators say that he pulled over a tow truck on highway 17. we apologize for that wrong video. the man tried to pull over cars on 280 as well as highway 85 last weekend.
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as a result, police were outside his home. they eventually saw him wearing a fake badge. they were able to arrest him the next day. >> in an unexpected turn of events -- >> that's the same story we just read. all right. we're moving on here. going to move on to r. kelly directly addressing sexual abuse allegations against them in his first interview since his indictment. this was pretty wild. he was arrested on charges involving four women. three were underage at the time of the alda bus. in an emotional interview, kelly refuted the rumors that he held women against their will. >> four or five, six, 50, you said. how stupid would i be to do that? >> i didn't say you were -- >> that's stupid, guys is this camera on me. that's stupid. use your common sense. quit playing. i didn't do this stuff. this is not me. arly t decades of y [ bleep ]ne
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allegations an hwas acquitted in the child pornography case in 2008. a documentary series about the allegations called surviving r. kelly was released on lifetime earlier this year. happening today, san ramon unified school district's board of education are hopeful the two sides reach a tentative agreement during scheduled negotiationsment representatives from both sides met to discuss and develop a framework to get back to the negotiation table. last week, 98% of san ramon valley unified teachers voted in favor of authorizing a strike if necessary. sticking points have been reduced class sizes and teacher pay. today is ash wednesday. this is video of the service at the vatican last year. the tradition began in the sixth century as a way for christians to prepare for easter. you see ashes marked in the shape of a cross on foreheads.
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it lasts until easter sunday. dramatic video this morning shows chaos on a cruise ship when it's hit by 115 mile per hour wind gusts. the terrifying moments for passengers. a reunion more than a decade in the making. the chance encounter that brought a former sheriff's deputy together with the man he rescued. here's some of the heaviest rain in blackhawk right now. as you head east of danville. that's going to head out to discovery bay and brept wontwoo. rain chances will
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seen a few reports of trees down. it continues to be possible above 1,000 feet in the areas you see shaded in yellow here. that's where we have the wind advisory for gusts out of the south up to 45 miles per hour through 4:00 this afternoon. so even when the heaviest rain leaves us in the next hour or two, we have to deal with the winds at least at higher elevations. in the last 24 hours, more than an inch of rain at sfo. we'll have delays. heaviest rain out there now. it will turn to showers as we head into the latter parts of the morning.
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we've got blowing snow. poor to dangerous conditions imt heading through the sunol grade. niles boulevard in fremont, this is all moving up. this heavier shower. it will be in sunol in about a minute. pleasanton at 6:20. livermore at 6:26. expect more downpours in that area. santa cruz mountains, plenty of light to moderate rain. in the north bay, a little bit of a break at 8:00. from 10:00 to 6:00, we'll have a chance of scattered showers. in the east bay, a breakthrough 8:00. another chance during the evening hours when the second phase of the storm comes through and our better chance of thunderstorms rolls in. i'll talk about that next. here's alexisment. >> mike, not looking like a lot of fun on southbound 680 in walnut creek. a lot of brake light and soggy driving conditions. i am seeing flashing lights, off on the shoulder there at the bottom of your screen. i just double-checked. though. we dent have incidents to report along the stretch. nothing blocking. this continues. if you're connecting with 24, basically, all the way down to the caldecott tunnel.
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we'll look at that drive time shortly. for the most part, mass transit is looking good. 46 b.a.r.t. trains in service. no delays. east 1 is the exception. down about 25 minutes due to mechanical issues. 3 and 5 on time. no delays for san francisco bay ferry. thank you, alexis. a major medical breakthrough. how the just approved drug could help millions suffering from depression. at 6:12, the latest storm moves through your neighborhood. snap a photo or video and share it with us. it with us. you can before peoplinvite something new into their homes, it with us. you can they want to know who you are. 're almond breeze. and we only use california-grown blue diamond almonds in our almondmilk. cared for by our family of almond growers. the best almonds make the best almondmilk.eze. you don't need to go anywhere dad, this is your home. the best home to be in is your own. home instead offers personalized in-home services for your loved ones. home instead senior care.
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new developments in the deadly self-driving uber crash in arizona last year. dashcam video from the suv shows the driver looking down in the moments before the crash that killed a woman walking a bicycle across a street. it's not clear if prosecutors are considering charges against the driver. new this morning, san francisco's only fortune cookie factory is facing an uncertain future. the golden gate fortune cookie factory was recently featured on localish. according to the chronicle, the tiny store was dealing with a huge rent increase. it was about 1400. now the representative is almost
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$6,000. kevin chan said his mother for factory in 1962. he's unsure how long he'll be able to keep the company running. >> sorry to hear that. in the north bay, a former sheriff's deputy reunited with a young man he rescued from a car crash in 2007. retired deputy christopher thorpe was getting his tires rotated in santa rosa on monday. he noticed a young man who looked familiar. he pulled then 4-year-old christian flores from a car in a tragic crash that killed christian's family. flores was the only survivor. thorpe was so shaken by this chance encounter, he gave christian the medal of valor that he received for saving him more than a decade ago. >> he deserves that far better than anybody else. he earned that. and it just felt that i was giving it to the rightful owner.
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>> the medal will be passed on again. he plans to place it below the photo of his older brother. >> nice to see the two of together. congratulations to the winner of jeopardy. >> she will split a $1 million prize. >> what are operators. >> team brad. >> kelly is part of team brad as you heard there with brad rutter and david madden. they won the grand prize yesterday's episode following a ten-day battle. it featured past winners who returned to compete on teams and of course, don't miss midday live today. kelly will be live in our studio to talk about her winning experience and to play a little bay area jeopardy with us. >> yeah. i talked to alex trebek last week it was. asked him about -- he, of course couldn't tell me who won. i said how is larissa.
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he said keep your eye on larissa, she's very good. i thought he was being nice. but he was giving us a little wink wink, nod nod. >> really smart. >> good for her. >> congratulations. can't wait to watch during the midday show as much as i can. i'll be tracking some showers then. steady to heavy rain right now. about a third of an inch at 280 and 17. people are slowing down there. we appreciate that. here's a look at walnut creek. 2/3 of an inch of rain in the last 24 hours. this is south on 680. the steady rain becomes waves of on and off showers and another chance of rain tomorrow and through the weekend. trending drier a little warmer and more spring-like next week. here we are in the afternoon hours. notice, not as much green as this morning. this is when we start to get into the possibility of thunderstorms. outside of the north bay, we have a chance of showers tonight. no yellow. just green. a lot of light there. temperatures will be cooler tomorrow morning. low to mid-40s in the north bay
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with patchy fog. 6:18. you have a shower moving in to napa right now. it's a lighter shower. it's moving right into the heart of the city along 29. that extends all the way down to about san rafael. that's going to continue marching off towards the east. right now, antioch, we have a heavier cell right there on san jose drive nearing west tenth street. watch out for puddles and uptick in side ways rain there. you can see the steadiest and haviest rain in the east bay across the dumbarton bridge and southward with scattered showers already showing up. the transition is taking place. here we are at 7:00 with the future radar. this is when the cold front comes through. this is the last push of widespread and heavy showers. by noon, you can see there are barely any out there. they're all green. heading into the 4:00 hour, here's the area of low pressure, the parent low and the energy. uptick in coverage and also we start to see yellows and oranges. that's when we have our best
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chance of thunderstorms from 4:00 to about midnight. tomorrow, some scattered showers, especially outside the north bay. it's a 1. light on the storm impact scale, as our storms are this weekend. they're a 1 also. have to have a plan b this weekend, alexis. >> okay. a live look from matt keller and his photographer. major corridor trying to get to 680. this is berryessa road closed. check out this nasty collision. i'm getting a good look at this for the first time myself. it looks like a sedan and a pickup truck stuck together there. the sedan on its roof. just a ton of damage. they may have both flipped over. no word on injuries yet. we have a tow truck there and t looks like the police officers are trying to sweep debris out of the roadway. berryessa closed in both directions at moral. i'm going to check in with matt
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and get more information here. you can see a large police presence and they're directing traffic through that area. going tobout another crash in t east bay. westbound 80 at gilman. still have a two-vehicle collision blocking the left lane. that has stacked up well into the richmond area at this point. drive times, southbound 680. highway 4 to walnut creek. we saw that stretch on camera. surprised. it's not worse than that. 16 minutes on westbound 24 walnut creek to highway 13. westbound 580, tracy into dublin, in the red at 52 minutes ziechlts thank you, alexis. "good morning america" is coming up. >> ginger zee has a look at what's ahead. >> hi to both of you. coming up on gma, breaking news involving north korea. days after president trump's summit collapsed. now there are signs that the country is rebuilding a missile launch site to fire long-range rockets. we'll have the latest with martha raddatz this morning.
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we saw the stunning video o an ava swallowing cars of the we'll hear from the family in the middle of it. lurveth.eghan closer to her big day. what does the mom to be have to say about the due date. star brie larson, captain marvel herself is here live only on gma. ginger, thank you. new at 6:00, we know the bay area is very expensive. it tusrns out it's not the most expensive. the zip code with the highest income in america. >> that's not the same thing as something being expensive. >> our producers will tell us. >> we'll sort that out. seats on the new muni trains might be getting two inches lower. >> as we raining across the bay area. you'll need umbrellas.
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hef yr rain moving in and headed to 680 and 8 had and eventually 580 and the altamont pass. what we're concerned with this
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morning, tons of standing water and spinouts. even crashes because of the water that is on the roadways. very -- few trees down. moderate chance of that happening above 1,000 feet. everything else is pretty much off the board. everything is really concentrated. more so this morning than it evening commute. more on that coming up in the next half hour. here's jessica. >> mike, thank you. new this morning, muni plans to lower seats on the trains. the examiner reports that riders are mostly satisfied with the new trains like the one in the video. the people shorter than 5'4" say their feet dangle above the floor because the seats are too high. sfmta may lower the seats by 2 inches and it may add front facing seats to accommodate seniors and people with disabilities. the board of directors will formally vote on the change in may. passengers are back in port after a scary experience on this norwegian cruise ship. several people were hurt when a
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big storm hit and the ship was leaving new york onsunday. they fought 115 mile per hour winds. it tilted the ship to a 40-degree angle. at least eight people were taken to the hospital. all of them have been released. there was no actual damage to the ship but what a scary experience. this morning, we're learning about a major medical breakthrough. the fda approved a nasal spray to treat specific types of depression. it uses the mind altering drug as ketamine, known as the party drug special k. thewooups, gege, i'm atment inb interested in, it carries a pregnancy category c. it could be used in pregnant women and being studied for patients acutelyrea w desperately need better treatment. this drug works as quickly as two days. >> how long does it last? >> they need to be treated every two weeks and boosters as
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needed. >> you have to go to a facility -- >> coming up, dr. ashton explains why it has to be administered through a medical facility and not prescribed at your pharmacy. new at 6:00, the very wealthy. bloomberg's annual ranking of the richest zip codes shows two bay area cities almost at the top. >> both on the peninsula. palo alto is number 3. atherton is number 2. the top spot going to miami's fisher island. more than 700 families live there. many use it as a second, third, fourth resort home. the annual income is $2.2 million and only residents and their approved guests can access the island. the seven-minute ferry ride from miami. exclusive. >> little picture is the only thing we'll see of it, my friend. >> what? speak for yourself. >> i will ever see of it myself. next at 6:30, storm watch. we're live in the south bay
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where we've seen damage during the storm. cosmetic concerns. the warning about three popular products from claire's. we've got a serious crash in the south bay right now on berryessa road at moral avenue. matt keller is at the scene for us. the one westbound lane of berryessa reopened. the eastbound side of the roadway still closed. you can see that is he done on its roof right now. they're pulling that tow truck away with the pickup truck involved in the crash away
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good morning. it's wednesday, march 6th. thanks for joining us. >> yes. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco. >> let me reset it for everybody rejoining us. for the rest of the commute will feature heavy rain, gusty winds, standing water. thunderstorms the better chance of that is going to be this afternoon and evening. winds above 1,000 feet are where we find them blowing fastest. more tree damage is possible through 4:00 this afternoon. here's a look at san rafael, where an inch and 2/3 of rain already racked up in the rain gauge. you can see a moderate shower there on 101 with heavier showers over the san pablo bay. those are heading up towards american canyon and napa. you can see the altamont pass getting hit with a moderate shower. the water there just must be incredible. roof camera, about .8 of an inch
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of rain in san francisco. the heaviest rain tapering at 7:00. lighter and widespread showers at noon with mid to upper 50s. same temperature at 4:00. that's when the showers become more numerous and also the better chance of thunderstorms as we head towards 7:00. let's talk about driving through rivers this morning. alexis? >> not a fun commute for any of us here in the studio and probably not going to be for you either. we're looking live at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights have been on since 4:51 this morning due to an early morning crash. that's long gone. residual delays through the maze. hearing about a new crash. a sig-alert in caldecott tunnel. one lane of number 3 is blocked. more on that coming up. right now, i want to head back to san jose. this is where we just showed you a problem, serious collision on berryessa road at morrill avenue. they were able to open up one lane of berryessa road. other than that, that roadway is blocked. let's get to reporter matt keller live at the scene for us.
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matt, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, alexis. we've got a light rain right now in san jose. but check out this mess. look at this car on its roof. this is a sedan that got tangled up with this truck that is now being towed away over there. the tow truck just arrived and they're taking away the truck. they still have to get the sedan overturned and taken away. it was raining at the time of the crash. we're not sure how much weather was a factor. one of the drivers tried to run from the scene. that person was caught. one was arrested for trying to flee the scene and suspicion of driving under the influence. get this, the reason why the westbound lanes were blocked off and they're opening up another lane here. ian, we'll walk over here and show them what's going on. you've got the officers, they've got brooms out and shovels out. this isn't normally part of their job. they're doing it to open up the lanes. check out what's in my hand. this is what spilled from all of the trucks from that back of
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that truck there. you can see these screws, which would obviously be a problem for any vehicle driving in the area. they're trying to get them up from both sides of the road. they spilled across the westbound and eastbound lanes. they're trying to get those off the road and open up some of these lanes. you can see there are two westbound lanes that are open over here. ian, we can show the traffic is going to be making its way here. that's to 680. that will make it a lot easier for people to get to work this morning. what a mess. a while here on the eastbound lanes. you can see that vehicle still on its top. you got another tow truck. you have they have to sweep the eastbound lanes. >> scary to see that car flipped upside down. thank you, matt. you can download the abc 7 news app to track the weather on the go and access tensions high after california's attorney general
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not to charge the police officers in the death of stephon clark. >> last night, police took out their batons when confronting protesters at a city council meeting. >> please, please put your batons down. you are traumatizing -- >> public comment quickly devolved into chaos at the meeting. the outcry has been ongoing since saturday when the sacramento district attorney cleared two officers who shot and killed stephon clark last march. much of that outrage was over sacramento police arresting them monday night. >> we have to do better than this. >> do it in such a way that removes the officers who still remain on duty in our communities. we don't want to be policed by those officers. >> sacramento's mayor called for an investigation into the police response to monday's protest saying he wants to guarantee the
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right to peacefully demonstrate. happening today, the oakland alameda coliseum stadium authority will meet to discuss a -- executive director, scott mckib intells us any dl bemeinal untilext friday at the earliest. he says the proposal calls for the raiders to pay $7.5 million to play at the coliseum next season with an option for 2020 if their new las vegas stadium is not ready. >> happening today, san francisco will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking offer the dpeery rapid project. sfmta is upgrading the route by adding new bus only lanes and more stations and traffic signals. the project focuses on geary and owe farrell. it's been two years since officials approved this project. the 38 geary route serves more than 54,000 passengers a day. tesla is laying off more workers at the fremo the
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mercury news report an additional 81 employees are being let go. this brings the total to 900 people cut at the fremont ceo elon musk announced tesla would close showroom stores and shifting to online sales. new overnight, north korea is rebuilding a missile launch site that's been inactive since last summer. take a look at the satellite images. a washington think tank called the centers for international studies got these images saturday. they show a rocket launchpad, processing building and a rail transfer point. president trump and north korean leader kim jong-un did not reach an agreement to denuclearize the peninsula after the summit last week. happening today, president refuso provide the oversighty i
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committee about whether president trump ordered his son-in-law, jared kushner be granted top security clearance. cnn is reporting that the president pushed for his daughter ivanka to get clearance. >> congress has an independent responsibility. a very solemn one. to do oversight. >> the president did not respond to questions about those security clearances. instead, he larkd out at democrats who launched half a dozen investigations on capitol hill. he calls it a disgrace. on the peninsula, 900 san mateo county workers will be walking picket lines again today. >> what do we want? >> social workers, therapists, veterans and those who care for the elderly began a strike yesterday. they're the only labor group out of 11 without a contract and workers say the proposed contract isn't in line with the
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region's rising cost of living and they can't afford to live in san mateo county anymore. meanwhi meanwhile, the county intends to provide most services during this strike. but a handful of health clinics will be closed. all right. never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. here's a look at 280 at 17 in san jose. another .15 of an inch of rain. grab your rain gear and it's not only wet but breezy out on the open water of the bay. a small craft advisory. it will be breezy through 9:00. american canyon, vallejo, flagship drive, another round of light to moderate rain that will clip the benicia and the carquinez bridges adding more standing water. some of the better radar returns in the santa cruz mountains spilling into the south bay where they become lighter as we saw on the picture. the east bay valleys, a lull as we head towards 8:00. scattered showers possible at 10:00 and again during the
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evening hours. for the south bay, we're going to see this round dry up a little bit by 8:00. there's a slight chance, better chance at 10:00. noon and again from 6:00 on. here's a look at san francisco. we have a chance of wet weather. just about any time after we get through the noon hour. for the north bay, look at this. we're starting to see a transition over to scattered showers already. that will continue through 6:00. we've got two more areas, the east bay, chance of showers now and again at 10:00 and again this evening. and then we'll end up down on the peninsula where at 10:00 today, another round of showers and at 4:00 on, there's a chance. it's when we get to the afternoon hours that we have a better chance of thunderstorms. won't be as widespread as this morning. they could be locally heavy with more ponding on the roadways. that's what we've been talking about all morning. just the trouble driving on the streets because of all that water. >> not a fun commute. it's proven to be that here this morning. we've had a lot of issues. let's take you back to san jose
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where we have this serious crash. rollover, obviously this vehicle on its roof right now. sjpd trying to get this cleaned up much there's a lot of debris that spilled from the white puckup that was involved in the collision. a lot of screws and looks like, some type of tools and debris like that. matt keller just told us. going to be a while before eastbound berryessa is back open at morrill avenue. the westbound side is back open so that's the good news. that's improving and that is the direction that everyone trying to get to 680 is taking. there we go. a turn lane is closed. but the two lanes on the westbound side are back open. so that is quite a bit better. want to flip over to the traffic maps. i have an update. we briefly had a sig-alert inside caldecott tunnel. westbound 24. we had a crash blocking one lane. it's cleared. however, you're basically a parking lot into orinda. wanted to check drive times. heavy trace toy dublin. 580. same thing on 4. antioch to concord.
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san rafael to san francisco, 18 minutes. please take over. >> thank you, alexis. new at 6:00, the latest treatment promising to improve your skin. doctors turning your own bl remember the way we used to do things? hey man... like connect with friends? dig it! or get in shape? or sell a house and pay a real estate agent a big commission. [crash] at redfin, we charge you a 1% listing fee. and because is america's #1 brokerage site our agents get more eyes on your home so you sell for thousands more than one next door. don't get stuck in the past. sell with a redfin agent.
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i wantsed to show you the broader picture to show you the heaviest of the rain is moving on and the steadiest as well. we're starting to transition
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over to showers. through 7:00, that steady rain will be out there. have the kids ready for thaows . temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. we'll be in the mid to upper 50s everywhere until monterey southward. low to mid-60s. 74 in palm springs. we still have the winter storm warning in the sierra until 10:00 tomorrow morning. another 2 to three feet of blowing snow. visibilities will be dangerous today. be best friday, saturday, sunday with flurries in the forecast. >> this morning, the storm moving across the bay area is impacting beyond the wet commute. it's affecting critical cal trans bridge work. amy hollyfield is live at the richmond bridge toll plaza. amy? >> reporter: good morning, jessica. it is wet and windy out here and all of this wet weather has forced crews to postpone the work they had planned to do at the richmond bridge. chunks of concrete fell from the bridge. they were going to work on that section of the bridge. they've said to postpone it. they can't get enough dry days
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in a row. they're going to put it off for a few more weeks. the bridge won't be getting that attention right now. that is highway 37 in novato. it's a hotspot for flooding. you can see from the video that was taken last month when the lanes had to be closed because of water. now that it is raining again, officials will be watching this spot again. novato city leaders say cal trans has put measures in place to try and keep this n. from happening. >> got about six large pumps deployed to move water out. again, when you get too much rain and not enough place for it to go, obviously, they're going to have to close it down if it floods for public safety. >> reporter: it is open right now. we have been checking. here is this morning's rain, though that the area is dealing w heavy downpour overnight. the very early morning hours. we experienced this between 3:00 and 5:00 this morning. probably while a lot of you were sleeping. it was coming down pretty good.
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novato police put out an alert this morning saying they are experiencing some flooding. it's minor flooding on city streets there. there's just nowhere for all of this rain to go after a very, very rainy winter that we have had. storm drain. it just keeps coming. reporting live in richmond, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> it's getting a little old, isn't it, amy? thank you. in the east bay, piedmont is considering installing more license plate reading cameras. the proposal is to keep a lone trial camera at grand and oakland avenue and install five piedmont has 15 cre ral nearby differt. would not transit images directly to local law enforcement. the video would only be used in criminal investigations. the change is intended to souay
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her love of fashion to raise awareness of a crisis halfway around the world. >> the 15-year-old high school sophomore launched a company to help save elephants. angelina lew starting her own company when she was in 8th grade. two and a half years later, her cause continues on a much bigger platform. >> what most impacted me was the fact that they experience the same emotions just like we do. for example, when an elephant was poached, there was a video i saw of the elephants that were alive coming back to that gravesite essentially and mourning the loss of their fellow elephant. >> anglelina says 20% of funds o towards fostering an elephant in kenya towards the wildlife trust. in 8th grade, i was trying to get a date to the dance. that was my main focus. good for her. now your morning money report. there's a new proposal to limit new corporate cafeterias in san
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francisco. >> supporters of this say it would encourage people to eat at local restaurants during their lunch-hour and that would boost business. a plan to outright ban new cafeterias failed last year. this new proposal would examine each applications for corporate cafeterias on a case by case basis. the planning commission of the city will vote on the measure this week. many tech companies attract people by providing meals for them. trading is just starting this morning on the new york stock exchange. we're down slightly. 16 points. a warning this morning about makeup sold at claire's. the fda says three different products could have asbestos fibers in them. that includes claire's brand eye shadows, compact powder and contour pallets and swallowed or inhaled, it can lead to lung damage or cancer. claire's pulled the product from store shelves. you can head to for the specific information. it's listed there.
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new at 6:00, "good morning america" is launching a new series called spring intervention. >> it takes a look at some of the new skin care trends going viral onlineand whether they work. so first up, get ready for this. blood cream. it is exactly what it sounds like. this facial cream is supposed to help you heal faster and look younger. a doctor in germany sells the customized cream from the plasma of your own blood for $1400. does it work? it better. dr. whitney bow is talking about it on gma. >> bottom line. what's your verdict? >> if you've got $1400 to spend, it probably can't hurt. but if you're looking for something with real results, i'd say save the money for a trip to your dermatologist. >> if you don't want to spend the $1400, dr. bow will have other more affordable suggestions coming up on gma at 7:00. that is interesting that they're going into that measure. to get skin cream.
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>> who thinks of that? >>let take blood, mix it in, rub it back on you. >> some people have too much money. that's who thinks of it. >> it has been shown the more money you spend on your skin -- >> we did that story. >> it is helpful if you have the money. >> don't i want the blood of somebody with really good skin if i have that much money? >> oh, no. here we go. >> can i have yours? >> if i'm trying to sell my bad skin, why am i putting that on my face? >> you don't have bad skin. >> keep doing what you're doing, reggie. >> we've got rain today and that will keep you hydrated. third of an inch already on the eastern side of san mateo bridge. you can see standing water there. rain is becoming more showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. more chances tomorrow and through the weekend. trending drier and warmer. more spring-like next week. upper 50s to low 60s. those are the showers more widespread and not nearly as heavy during the afternoon hours. that's when we start to get into
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the possibility of thunderstorms. outside the north bay, we have scattered light showers. no yellows or oranges or reds. low to mid-40s up here with fog. the rest of us in the upper 40s. heaviest rain right now just moved through livermore, dublin and pleasanton and it's heading up towards byron and brentwood in the next five to ten minutes. bethel island, it's moving out to central valley. here's a look at the cold front. our last round of widespread showers this morning. once we get behind that, that's when they become more scattered. future radar 7:00 to 9:00 picking up that. after about 10:00 to noon, you can see how much quieter it's going to be if you head out for lunch. borrow the sunglasses. by 4:00, the next round moves in. widespread and heavier. saw yellows showing up towards the end of the commute. during the evening hours, we have our best chance of thunderstorms. so my storm concerns still revolve around the morning commute and the ponding that's still on the roadways.
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still have the trees and power lines above 1,000 feet. windy until 4:00 in the morning. let's look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. it's a 2 this morning. taper to a 1 this afternoon. we'll have thunderstorms in the forecast with loc the roads. scattered colder showers tomorrow. it's a 1. we get a break friday and light rain for saturday and sunday. set the clocks forward this weekend. alexis? back to san jose. where matt keller and his crew are right now. we've got this sedan flipped over on its roof. it was involved in a serious two-vehicle collision on berryessa road at morrill avenue. there we go. they got it flipped back on to the wheels. tow truck operators had a chain hooked up on the truck and they were able to flip it back over. impressive. the pickup truck involved was towed away from the scene. they'll get this loaded on there now. the eastbound lanes on berryessa are closed. that was at morrill avenue.
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the westbound side reopened with the exception of the turn lane. that's the good news. those folks are heading in the direction of 680. that's no longer a problem. we'll let you know when the eastbound side gets back open. also in san jose, 280 and 17 very slow there on the inbound side and very soggy as well. not going to be an easy commute for you this morning. it has not been easy for a while on westbound 80 past gilman street. a crash in the left lane for about the last hour. they finally have that pushed over. that is now just blocking the off rampment you're backed up into richmond. thank you, alexis. next the seven things to know before you go. our instagram picture of the day. our producer likes it. that is very cool. however you did it, great.
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hi there. thank you to you're just joining us. the first thing to know. is the wet weather. live doppler 7. the heaviest of the rain is diest is also over. transitioning to shower for the rest of the commute. noon will be a quieter time. we have a chance of thunderstorms developing this afternoon and evening. number 2, wet, windy commute this morning. looking heavy. southbound 680 through-wall nut creek. 40 incidents on the board. most of them crashes.
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san jose police investigating a two-car crash on berryessa road and morrill avenue. it's unclear if the weather played a role. one person arrested for trying to leave the scene. both drivers taken to the hospital. they are expected to be okay. >> number 4, a live look at the richmond-san rafael bridge. cal trans postponing repairs on the upper deck of the span because of the rain again. work will resume when dry weather is expect for a few weeks. police and protesters squared off during a sacramento city council meeting and things got wild. this follows the attorney general's decision not to charge two police officers in the death of stephon chark. today is ash wednesday, the start of the six-week period of lent leading unto easter. this is video from the vatican, a day when many christians will have ashes on their forehead in the shape of a cross. the east bay woman who won jeopardy allstars. >> yes. she's going to split a $1 million prize. larissa kelly.
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she'll be on midday live at 11:00 a.m. we're going to play a round of bay area jeopardy with her. >> who is larissa ke good morning, america. the dangerous storm warning right now. mandatory evacuations out west as a major storm moves in. massive lightning bolts striking california overnight, knocking out power at one of the busiest airports in the world. a plane hit by lightning midair and forced to land. now fears of relentless rain and mudslides. while in the east, tens of millions wake up to bone-chilling cold temperatures. breaking news. a new warning about north korea. new evidence kim jong-un is rapidly rebuilding a missile launch site capable of firing long-range rockets just days after the collapse of the summit with president trump. major medical breakthrough. the fda now approving a nasal spray to treat depression. the


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