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it's sunday, march 10th, thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. frances dinglasan is tracking the weather. >> it's scattered in nature but areas of heavy and true the dublin area.
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red and orange or orange and yellow and light green rain falling along 580 and 680. our storm impact scale ranks it as one, light. scattered showers less than one-third. i wanted to mention that. you can see this live shot, the roads are wet and we'll be dealing with scattered showers. temperatures in the 40s. by this afternoon, a little bit of the break. the spotty showers will be around and some areas will be dry and a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon with temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. and then i'll talk about when we will warm up this week. chris? >> frances, thank you. breaking news, ethiopiaen airlines say all passengers on board died. there was 157 people and eight crew members. the plane was headed to kenya. family members are at the airport trying to get answers. the plane went down six minutes
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after take off from the eat otha capital. the boeing was delivered in november and it was new. the cause is under investigation. this morning, we're getting the first look at body cam video worn by san jose state university police as they tased, shot and killed a man. we have the video but igt evt m be disturbing to some. [ gunshots ]. >> get on the ground. >> shoot him! [ gunshots ]. >> reporter: san jose state police released this video. >> i'm glad but mad. >> reporter: laurie valdez was his common law wife. they share a young son together. she wanted more than just this video clip to be released blike the dispatch tapes and videotapes from other officers present. >> i see officers who were the
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perpetrators. they were the perpetrators. antonio is the victim because antonio was not aggressive, did not do what they were saying. >> reporter: investigators, the d.a. and two federal judges say the tasing and shooting were justified after officers found lopez walking near campus with some sort of a blade. >> put that on the floor. put it on the ground right now! >> take your taser out. >> put it on the ground. >> taser. taser, taser. >> you can see lopez is tazed and starts running. >> shoot him! >> reporter: the 38-year-old was shot twice in the back and died at the hospital. officers insist lopez was a threat. >> when i saw it the first time, it baffled me why they found it necessarily to shoot and kill him. >> now that the body cam video is available to the public, anyone can watch it and come to their own conclusion. >> it's like still not called for to shoot him.
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>> you're innocent until proven guilty. >> reporter: lopez' partner says she isn't done fighting. she wants his case reopened and wants a prosecutor to be assigned. bart trains are back in operation but early yesterday morning the entire system came to a screeching halt. riders showed up wondering why everything was closed and were left out in the cold and looking for other transportation. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard has the story. >> once again, we're currently not running any train. >> reporter: not the news bart riders want to hear on a saturday morning. no trains running anywhere, not one. mostly was trying to get to school in hayward. >> what time are you supposed to be there? >> supposed to be there at 10:00. i'll probably be late. >> reporter: the closure was announced at 5:45 a.m. by 9:00. >> back in service. >> reporter: we were there when the gates rolled up in oakland but there was only limited service available. no trains running between daily
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city and sfo and that was a huge problem for maria that works for virgin atlantic airlines. >> right now, we're waiting for the bart bus. this will take us to sfo. we're still waiting. >> reporter: frustrating. >> frustrating. >> i have to go to some room and take a bus from there. >> reporter: many complained there weren't enough buses available. >> do you have any idea when one will come? >> not sure, sir. >> reporter: many riders were frant frantic, especially those who had flights to catch. >> it doesn't matter for me, my flight five hours delayed. >> does anybody want to share a ride to the airport. >> reporter: some grabbed a taxi. >> take uber. >> reporter: bart says two of the critical computers failed overnight. >> so one literally powers the train and the other tells it where to go. without those two working in harmony, we could not work with them. >> reporter: the cause a mystery
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and no bart service put in their cars. all trains were rolling by 11:00 and rides were free for a time because the computer glitch prevented fair gates from closing. bart is conducting a full forensic analysis to find the cause and make sure things are running smoothly. >> we started sending out alerts about the computer problems early yesterday morning through the abc 7 news app. it's one way to stay on top of the breaking news. the app is free in the app store. enable push alerts to receive the latest updates. you may remember last month we spent an entire week looking at the issues bart and riders are facing as part of the commitment to building a better bay area. we saw ferry evaders and complaints of dirty stations to what the future holds. this includes bringing service to the south bay and upgrading to a more modern fleet but the main focus was the complaints we heard from you about the train system and it's current form.
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>> do you want riders to complain? >> of course. that's how you fix it. >> we've been answering your questions they come in but not all bad. we're also looking at some of the things you tell us bart is doing well. we want to hear your thought what is we can do to build a better bay area. head to abc7news.com and search better bay suggestions. on facebook we'd love for you to join the group. cleanup from the devastating campfire has been halted in paradise because of the weather. the hills around the city are saturated and state officials are worried they could give way and cause a mudslide. work is on hold until march 19th. in november, the campfire destroyed a huge portion of the butte county town killing 85. it is expected to take a year to remove all of that debris. there are about 11,000 properties scheduled for cleanup. the sacramento bee reports over
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200 have been fully cleaned. last year was california's worst year for wildfires and recorded history. a federal report says a half million more than 2017. a pair of fires burn in lake counties. it set a record as the largest complex fire in state history. more than 100 people died. the bulk of the deaths were in the campfire. in the north bay, people gathered in yonkville to remember three women killed by a gunman at the veteran's home of california. the three women were killed one year ago yesterday. the gunman, oca former resident was found dead after a stand off. the attack happened in the pathway home, a residential therapy program at the veteran's home. >> people wanted to come together and commemorate to
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remember the women and work and think about the people that survived and think about how important it is to continue working with these vets who are coming back from deployments with physical and mental health issues. >> the pathway home has been closed since the shooting and will not reopen. take a lack at the upper deck of the bay bridge from our south beach camera last night. that is an suv facing eastbound in the westbound lanes. chp officers say the driver, a woman believed to be in her 60s drove the wrong way from the harrison street off ramp in san francisco. she drove about a mile and a half before pulling onto the shoulder. it happened around 7:00 p.m. her suv did not hit any other vehicles but chp had to shut down two lanes of the freeway to remove the suv. emergency crews took the wan to the hospital. police in san francisco are investigating the cause of a crash that left one person with minor injuries. a car slammed into other parked vehicles pushing one car into the garage of a building on
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harrison between seventh and eighth. harrison was closed for nearly two hours. there was only minimal damage to the garage. all right. time is 6:09 on this sunday and frances has been keeping track of live doppler 7 for us and all that rain falling throughout the bay area this morning. >> yeah, lots of scattered showers around the bay area and low clouds. here is a live view in san jose where we're going to get more rain and they will have better chances in the south bay of catching more of the rain this evening. but we have a dry spell coming up and i'll tell you about that. >> thanks, frances. a north bay girl seemed to know what she was doing when she told steph curry to make better shoes for girls. the response they have gotten hours after going on sale. >> i like myself. we're in oakland where a mom started an online bookstore to help fam
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these books in these homes reflect the cultural background of all the latin american countries and latinos in the u.s. >> as part of our focus on building a better bay area, we're highlighting community members doing their part to improve life for their neighbors. one mother is combining her love for books and strong latino roots to improve education for kids around the bay. abc 7 news reporter luis pena explains how the book is giving back.
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>> reporter: it's a story that many latino households grew up reading, now it's layla's favorite tale. >> because i like when they make some -- how they were before. >> reporter: as her daughter sits sits attentivley listening to every word, she hopes she's gaining something more. >> so that she is connected to her roots. >> reporter: in 2016, an oakland mom founded booklandia. he struggled for years finding bilingual books so took it upon herself to create an online subscription service and travel to bookstores across the bay area. >> i want these books and personal libraries to be inclusive and representative of the community at large. >> reporter: so this is actually one of the books i read when i
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was a little girl and she tells us her goal is not only for books to be bilingual and spanish but have a positive message. >> reporter: a posttive message she's taken further. >> we work with family and schools and have a donation program where children cannot buy the books will also receive books through booklandia. >> reporter: in 2017, over 42% of the state's public school students spoke a language other than english at home. she hope the books awakens pride in those homes. >> it's a chapter book. >> i want it still. >> you still want it? did you remember to set your clocks forward? daylight saving time started at 2:00 a.m. moving forward one hour depriving you of one hour
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of sleep but could this be the last time you have to go through this routine? an assemblyman wants your clock to stay permanently. >> study shows switching back and forth is hazardous to your health. >> last november voters approved proposition seven and needs a vote of the legislature and sop evidence backs up the claim switching is hazardous. each year hospitals report 24% spike in heart attack visits. researchers estimate car crashes after the time change led to an extra 30 deaths from 2002 to 2011. the time switch leads to more reports of injuries at work and strokes. time is 5:16 on this sunday morning. we are joined with the accuweather forecast. we're off to a rainy start.
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>> we are. >> here is a live look at doppler seven as it loops around. you see this counter clock weis flow. the center of the storm is off the coast sliding south and as it does throughout the day, it will continue to bring us the chance of showers. we're seeing heavier rainfall now through the lose altos hills, you can see that in yellow and orange along 280 there and as we move through parts of the east bay, light rain falling through the crockett, martinez area and also heading towards highway 4 in hercules and as we check out the live shot, look how clear it's looking. a little break from the east bay looking out towards san francisco and the bay bridge. so we'll get breaks in the rainfall today. but we can still expect scattered showers throughout the day. temperatures are in the 40s and check out san francisco 46, san jose 46 and half moon bay at 49.
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this time we're looking in the south bay and see breaks in the cloud cover there. and later on as we get a little bit of sunshine, the breaks in the clouds will let us warm up but also give us a chance of a thunderstorm. temperatures in the 40s, looking at 45 in santa rosa and concord at 47. this time we're looking out towards downtown san francisco, so we got some gray clouds out there and we'll still see showers throughout the day. scattered showers, chance of thunderstorms and then with daylight saving in effect, the sunrise is at 7:28 this morning and sunset at 7:12 tonight. and if you want a break from the rain, the dry and warm pattern starts tomorrow and continues through the week. on our storm impact scale today's storm is ranked one. it's going to be light. scattered showers less than .3. there is some spots that will get trace amounts and still keeping a track of the chance of thunderstorms. it's a slight chance but i did want to mention it.
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during the 7:00 hour, we'll see some of the rainfall through parts of the north bay near clover dale and santa rosa and parts of the east bay never livermore and the south bay. by about lunchtime, just spotty showers. so lots of cloud cover but we'll see some hit and miss conditions. looks like most areas will be dry so enjoy that little bit of a break because in the evening as the system slides south, we'll see the last push of showers and mainly hitting the south bay through san jose and also in gilroy and by 11:00 tonight, clearer skies and dry out through the week. rainfall less than one-third of an inch and we could see more in redwood city and livermore but notice areas trace amounts possible in san francisco only .5 of an inch. highs today in the mid 50s to upper 50s, breezy conditions as well near the coast and overnight lows pretty chilly in the north bay with clear skies dropping into the mid 30s for santa rosa, low to mid 40s
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around the bay. here is the seven-day forecast. one last day of rain scattered showers, the sunshine returns tomorrow. it will be pretty breezy on tuesday as the system moves to our north but looks like it's not going to bring us any rain. high pressure builds, lots of sunshine into the weekend where we will warm up and we will hit the low 70s. so that's quite a change from today. that's up by 15 degrees and dry. >> feels like forever ago where we saw a string of sunny days on that seven-day forecast. >> it's been awhile. >> frances, thanks. localish is sharing stories of inspiration in a series called "more in common." this week meet the pilots giving free flights to kids and teens to promote sky verdiversity in aviation. >> left. >> cool.
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>> fly, yeah. >> give them that same love for tri flying that you have. >> the look in their eyes when they experience something they never experienced. >> less than 2% of pilots are minorities. they have sports and basketball but nobody says hey, i'm a pilot, you can fly planes, come on, join me, let's go up. >> oh. >> incredible. >> fun, right? >>
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dan harris joins us to tell us what is coming up on good morning america. >> intense turbulence rattling passengers, many injured before landing at jfk airport here in new york. the chaos board. ten reported tornados in five states. rob is here tracking the storm system and finally, the unbelievable moment a diver was released from the mouth of a whale. an incredible encounter caught on camera. we'll show you-all of it coming up on gma on a busy sunday.
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see you soon. a south bay teenager is using her love of fashion to raise awareness of a problem half way around the world. abc 7 news reporter explains. >> reporter: this bay area teen is in business to save the elephants. angelina lu started her clothing company ivory tees when he was in eighth grade. two and a half years later, her cause continues on a bigger platform. >> what most impacted me was the fact they experience the same emotions like we do. >> reporter: elephants being pushed to the brink of extinction. researchers estimate roughly 100 african elephants are killed each day by poachers. during a 2018 talk, lu put that number into perspective. >> that's one elephant every 15 minutes. >> reporter: one major reason she created her clothing store and built her social media following.
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she says 20% of funds go toward fostering an elephant in kenya through the wildlife trust. technology leading lu's effort. >> angelina is kind of preventing the new generation, they want to give, they want to make impact. >> reporter: parents jane and brian lu were there when a documentary first sparked their young daughter's interest. >> to see her transform that concern into i got to do something, and not just thinking about it but actually do something, that just happened naturally with her. >> reporter: combining her motivation to do good with fashion. on the mission. >> it's about how you use what you've learned to actually make a difference in the world. >> reporter: in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. the under armor women's united we win shoes came out friday on international women's
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thanks so much for choosing abc 7 news. we're starting with a quick look at the weather. here is frances dinglasan. >> chris, we're still seeing scattered showers. we are picking up heavier rainfall as the system slides south, the heavier rainfall now falling on the lower part of the peninsula through stanford and palo alto and heavier rainfall there in orange, middle field, los altos along 280. lighter rainfall through parts of the north bay and you can see it's very scattered in nature. it will break up throughout the day and then pick up. on our storm impact scale, we're ranking this storm a one. it's light today, scattered showers less than a third and some areas may get trace amounts and with the sunshine this afternoon, we'll also see a
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slight chance of a thunderstorm. here is a look at the wet pavement in front of pier 15 and could be breezy throughout the day near the coast. you can see the winds blowing. scattered showers throughout the day. spotty during the midday. so we could get nice breaks. chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening as the showers mover towards the south bay and eventually leave our system and then we're talking about a warmup and i'll let you know when you can expect. chris? >> frances, thank you. some democratic presidential hopefuls are attending the south by southwest conference in austin, texas pushing back on big tech in a city where google and apple have big footprints. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren defended her call to break up tech giants to 2020 presidential contender said they have too much power over our economy, society and democracy. warren is proposing legislation targeting tech companies with an annual revenue of $25 billion or more to limit their ability to expand and break up andy
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competitive mergers like instagram and acrequisition of whole foods. minnesota senator amy klobuchar said she wants to investigate if breaking up tech industry giants is the right solution. her number one concern is privacy. >> for so long these companies are said we got your back, well, that's just not true and they have somehow equated a free and open internet, which we all support, net neutrality, this idea that you should be able to, everyone should have access to it. that's true. but that doesn't mean that we just say okay, so just take all my data and i trust you. i'm a commodity to you. you make money on me. >> klobuchar said she has a bipartisan bill on privacy legislation. she also floated the idea of taxing social media companies when they sell personal data. >> as north korea restarts activity at a missile site, white house national security advisor john bolton will appear on "this week."
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you can watch the full interview at 8:00 right here on abc 7. time right now is 6:32. there is a massive search underway for a missing marine corps lieutenant. lieutenant matthew craft was supposed to return home from a hiking and skiing trip last week. friday night search and rescue teams found his vehicle above independence in the same area where officials say his cell phone was last active. officials say winter storms have made search activiies extremely difficult. lieutenant craft is based at camp pendleton. >> to developing news from chicago where r and b singer r. kelly is out of jail after the child support he owed to his ex-wife was paid but kelly still facing charges of sexual abuse. we have the latest. >> r. kelly released from jail saturday after posting $161,000 in back child support owed to his ex-wife. >> i promise you, we going to straighten this stuff out. that's all i can say now, i
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promise. >> reporter: kelly charged with ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse pertaining to four women including three that said they were minors at the time of the assault. last month kelly spent three days in jail before being released on $1 million bond but a family court judge ordering him locked up until the child support was paid. the embattled singer denying the sexual misconduct allegations against him. >> i didn't do this stuff. this is not me. >> have you ever had sex with anyone under the age of 17. >> no. >> his attorney addressing questions why he agreed to the interview. >> he sat for that interview. he wanted to sit for that interview. he's not hiding. it doesn't help his case. it doesn't hurt his case. we are going to try this case in a courtroom. >> reporter: now another woman has come forward accusing the singer of sexual abusing her when she was 13 years old releasing a statement through her attorney that red in part la listening to r. kelly's denial
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was hurtful. he needs to tell the truth and needs to stop playing the victim. he was the adult and i was the child. that woman says she is willing to testify against kelly under oath. kelly due backn court on wednesday for the child support issue. his next appearance for the sexual abuse case is march 22nd. abc news, new york. an unvaccinated boy in 57 days in the hospital racking up more than $800,000 in medical bills. >> i'm sure you have a calf cramp, imagine every muscle in your body cramping at once and never stopping. that's what tetanus is. >> how long? >> days and days if it doesn't kill you. >> the cdc says despite extensive review of the risk and
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benefits, the family declined a second dose of tetanus vaccine and other other recommended immunization immunizations. oregon has the highest percentage of religious vaccine exceptions in the country at 7.5%. 5:36 is our time. turbulence injured many people. most of the passengers were treated inside an airport terminal. emergency crews transported four passengers to the hospital. one suffered a broken leg, the others had bumps, bruises and cuts. in san francisco, drivers might find their ride smoother in some of the major streets. this weekend the city is doing a pothole blitz for repairing as many streets as it can. we found this group working near steiner. this is one of the spots they are hitting up. repairs are planned on heavily
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travel streets like 19th avenue. >> it has been battered by the last couple of weeks with the rains. waters is definitely pavements worst enemy if there is a crack and water gets in there, potholes can form. >> the city has also been paving as many new blocks as it can each year because new pavement is less likely to track. time right now is 6:37. still ahead. >> i'm wayne freedman, coming up next, a book about the north bay fires. and the man who wrote it. first, a live look outside from the abc 7 explorery camera showing a break in fact rain. the financial district there. meteorologist
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happening today, sunday streets kicks off the new season in the mission. it will be transformed into a car freeze space. options, a climbing wall and interactive art projects and much more. this is the first of ten sunday streets this year running from 11:00 until 4:00 this afternoon. >> frances, you've been tracking rain off and on throughout the day in san francisco. >> we have a chance of scattered showers and the latest model shows they could get a nice break around midday at the beginning of sunday streets but i would still bring the umbrella
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or rain jacket. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. we've got wet pavement but dry and warm weather is on the way and i'll tell you about that coming up. >> thanks, frances. instead of trading away talent, the raiders pick up one of the most dynamic players in the nfl. who will join the silver and tto harrison, the wine tcollection.. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them.
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time is 6:43 and we're taking a live look outside. we're off to a wet start in the bay. frances will return in a bit to help us plan out or weekend. >> in sports, just eight more regular season games left at oracle arena for the warriors. the dubs host the suns tonight and the first 10,000 fans will receive a 2015 championship replica ring. tip off is at 5:30 p.m. this morning raiders fans are excited about the team's latest trade. abc 7 sports anchor mindy balk has the details in this morning's sports. >> the raiders traded away one of the league's top defensive players in khalil mack last season but lined up to bring one of the top offensive players to the silver and black this season. antonio brown tweeted out this picture of himself in a raider's uniform and derek carr tweeted the receiver the message, brother, let's get to work. looks like the raiders will keep all of their first round draft picks and a third and this
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year's draft in return for brown. the raiders are also reworking brown's contract to give him $5 $50.125 million. grown had no guaranteed money left with pittsburgh but of course, this deal cannot become final until wednesday, the first day of the new season of nfl league. ten days ago the sharks trailed calgary for first in the pacific division and entering saturday's day, team teal could over take the flames for the division and western conference. brett burns is secelebrating hi birthday so the kids went to work with dad. very well done, kids. st. louis up 1-0 and joe thornton tied for 14th all time. a team game tied at one. 30 seconds left in the period. logan couture, no look, behind-the-back pass to myer again with a great finish. forehand to back hand.
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26th of the year. 2-1 san jose. second period, barclay good row stops and the pass but ut oh, goes to braydon. ties the game at two. game went to over time. the blues pick up a point but count on the bank and got the points that mattered that is your game winner. sharks take it 3-2 and first in the pacific division and the western conference. >> only one point. we still got a lot of work to do but it's definitely nice knowing we're at the top of the conference. >> it's about playing hard every night and trying to put those points in our column and, you know, work towards first place and keep improving. >> big for us to climb on top and we got to keep going. we got to play our game and there isn't a lot of games left that we got to get some wins. >> klay thompson returned from a two-game injury hiatus to spark the warrior warrior game high 39 points including nine three-pointers. thompson turned around a troubling trend. the warriors have lost three of
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the last four games before friday and the players admitted they were not competing. battling the nuggets for the top spot in the western conference provided additional motivation and the warriors plan to keep the momentum going for last place phoenix today. >> having the right energy. night in and night out and has to do with the course and the stretch and it's good for us. >> see how we continue going to the playoffs. >> everybody in this league has talent and great players so it's the habits and detail and any one of the other 29 teams you have to have that. >> tip off at oracle today at 5:30. we'll bring you the highlights on abc 7 after the game. until then, have a great day. meteorologist frances dinglasan joins us with the forecast. more rain today but frances, you're tracking changes ahead.
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>> definitely. still dealing with scattered showers and a big change tomorrow. here say live look at doppler 7 showing you how the showers are wrapping around this area of low pressure just off the coast right now. and we still get -- we're still getting quite a bit of rain throughout the bay area. in fact, the heaviest is going to be in the south bay at this point. we'll zoom into some spots for you, we've got heavier showers right now as you make your way through mountain view and sun sunnyvale and highway 101 and 280 and low snow levels today. the pink and white and purple, that's snow. so snow levels will be dropping to about 3500 feet and we see some of that over mount hamilton. live shot from emeryville looking at those gray skies over san francisco right now but we are getting a bit of a break in some spots. temperatures are mainly in the 40s. san francisco is 46. san jose 46, as well and oakland a little milder at 48. live view of sfo and more low
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clouds and the ceilings, the cloud ceilings are causing flight arrival delays of 53 minutes and wet on the ground and pavement as you make your drive this morning. santa rosa is 55. mainly in the 40s. gray skies, as well as we look towards the san francisco area chance america tower there and here is your forecast. we've got scattered showers throughout the day. a chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. it is slight and with daylight saving starting today, the sunrise is at 7:28, sunset at 7:12 tonight. then if you want a break, the dry and warmer pattern starts tomorrow. we'll get actually a really nice long break and much warmer temperatures. our storm impact scale ranks this storm a one. it's light today. so dealing with scattered showers less than one-third of an inch of rain and some spots may get trace amounts and the chance of thunderstorms remanin
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in the forecast. the animation shows some rain falling throughout the south bay during the 8:00 hour but notice we'll get dry spots, as well. as this system wraps around and slides south, it brings the chances of rain farther south, as well and notice during the noon hour we'll see only just a few spots of showers around the bay area. cloudy conditions so a little dry for most everyone and then 6:30 tonight if you're having dinner plans, it's going to be looking pretty dry in the north bay but again, the showers, the best chances of them will be in the south bay and the east bay this evening then by 11:00, we really start to dry things out. we say good-bye to the rain. so rainfall amounts will be a little bit higher in a few areas up to a third of an inch in redwood city and notice in some spots in the north bay, it's hit and miss showers there. so just a few hundredths of an inch and santa rosa got an inch yesterday. highs today in the mid to upper 50s. breezy along the coast. san francisco 55 and oakland 58.
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cooler overnight, especially in the north bay in the 30s but most areas will be in the mid to low 40s this evening and check out the accuweather seven-day forecast. so one for today on our storm impact scale with the scattered showers but we will get descent breaks. the sunshine returns tomorrow. a system moves to our north on tuesday but it is looking like we'll stay dry but increase the winds so we'll have a breezy day. high pressure builds and plenty of sunshine, lots of warmth and in the low 70s and sunny by next weekend. >> a lot of people having been waiting for you to deliver a forecast like this. frances, thank you. >> you can finally wash your car after tomorrow. >> okay. thanks. nearly 17 months after the tubs fire, a new book about the tragedy appeared in stores. it's a graphic novel like a c e comic book but there is little humor inside.
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wayne freed miedman spent time the author. >> reporter: pens, paper, a man at a desk for sometimes 16 hours a day reliving the most difficult of experiences. >> my life will always be divided into before the fire and after. >> reporter: he's brian, a graphic novelist living in a rented house 17 months after the tubs fire burned his family home. it is a story he could not let go untold. the morning after the fire brian began writing and drawing and telling his story. >> when you do a book like this you have to wallow and stay in the space and think fire, fire, fire for the better part of a year. >> reporter: the book is called a tire story. it is 160 pages, 150 drawings and a universal experience. >> it's a story about our fire and a larger sense how people react and respond to any sort of disaster. >> reporter: that first day brian took still pictures for reference. some went into the book. on a good day, he might finish one or two drawings.
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>> this is a drawing of my wife and i stumbling through the darkness of our house. >> reporter: moment after moment, the good and bad taking what happened and making sense of it. >> telling the story givers me a sense of control over it, but in the world of comic strip, i control that. i control that universe inside the page. >> reporter: a fire story finally reached book shelves just in time. >> our house is co-under construction and if we're lucky, we'll be done in a couple months. >> reporter: in windsor, wayne freedman. next,
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here are the winning numbers from last night's $414 million powerball drawing. 5, 6, 45, 55, 59, the number 14. wednesday night's jackpot is $448 million. new this morning, j.rod are engaged. take a look. jennifer lopez and alex rodriguez took to instagram to share this photo. j.lo captured it with eight heart emojis and a-rod wrote she said yes. this will be the fourth marriage for j.lo and a.rod's secod's ses they both have children from
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previous marriages. i wonder how much that ring cost? >> i can't imaginmagine. >> we'll get a little spotty showers this afternoon but right now we're dealing with more widely scattered showers as you can see this loop from the live doppler seven over the past couple hours. on the storm impact scale, today's storm is a one. it's light, skcattered and less than a third of an inch but a slight chance of thunderstorms. here is the seven-day. the scattered showers will be heavier in the morning, taper off midday and be heavier again in the evening more likely in the south bay and the east bay as the system moves south. sunshine returns tomorrow and then on tuesday, looking dry right now but breezy as the system glances as it moves to the north. much warmer weather, high pressure builds, plenty of sunshine, temperatures climb into the low 70s for next weekend. a completely different story. >> looking forward to that. frances, thank you. thanks to you for joining us on abc 7 mornings.
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