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good morning. we have a health alert in santa clara county. we'll tell you where a tourist may have exposed other folks to measles. we'll get to that story in a moment. good morning to you. it's wednesday, march 27th. it's dark outside. >> yes. sometimes we go to full black. right now, full light with mike nicco >> that light is shining on the storm impact scale. showers heavy at times. especially this morning, where thunderstorms with small hail are possible. winds are gusting 20 to 35 out of the south. watch out on the east-west bridges. little tug at the steering wheel. down in the south bay, willow glen to eden vale on
we have light rain or steadier light rain across the north bay. rain moving across the golden gate bridge. it's definitely wet. showers and thunderstorms from 7:00 to noon. they are going to pick up in intensity and coverage from now through that time. they'll move to the east. so a lingering chance at 4:00. by 7:00 it's gone. temperatures today in the low to mid-50s. alexis? >> definitely have breezy conditions out there. we have a high-wind advisory for the benicia bridge and dumbarton bridge. i'm a little surprised that we don't have one for the bay bridge and maybe a few others. that's the one i drove across and it was quite breezy. southbound 101 before cesar chavez. we had a backup a moment ago. we have a two-car collision. they're trying to push that off to the shoulder. that could be slowing you down out of san francisco. a quick check of drive time. we had a mysterious traffic
break in both directions through emeryville. that has cleared then. the backup not too bad. ten minutes across the bay bridge. san francisco to sfo, you're still in the green at ten minutes. thanks, alexis. developing now, a measles alert in santa clara county. a tourist with a contagious infection made several stops in the area and may have exposed shoppers, diners and other people in the seven cities on the map. abc 7 news reporter jobina fortson is live in santa clara. jobina? >> reporter: good morning, jessica and reggie. yes. this infected tourist made it in six days, 20 stops across the south bay. i tried to pull up some on the map. you can see the locations here. we're looking at the apple visitor park in cupertino. an ihop in the center of san jose, hoover conservation tower deck at stanford.
as well as the macy's behind me here at the mall. want to point that out here. county officials want to make it clear, the majority of people are vaccinated protecting them against virus. this is still a highly contagious transmitted from person to person through the air. babies are most at risk. this is not a public health emergency according to county officials. >> this person traveled to many different locations in the county during the infectious period. the time that the person was at each location was not very long. but there were numerous locations. >> reporter: some symptoms include a fever, runny nose, red eyes, cough and full body rash. jobina fortson, abc 7 news. jobina, thank you. on that note, a new york county dealing with a measles outbreak banned nonvaccinated kids from gathering in public spaces. this just went into effect at
midnight. more than 150 confirmed measles cases in rockland county right now. public spaces are defined at a space where more than ten people would gather. religious functions, shopping centers, restaurants. >> measles -- those days are over. every new case is a roll of the dice that could bring on pneumonia, encephalitis, a swelling of the brain. >> the ban is in effect for 30 days or until nonvaccinated children get the mmr shot. parents who violate this could face six months in jail or a $500 fine. you can find out more at abc7news.com or download the abc 7 news app. you get alerts on your phone. officials called off the search for someone reported missing in pacifica. tyler collins was last seen around 3:30 yesterday morning. he was staying with friends at a hotel in pacifica when two of them decided to go swimming. this was the scene as police, firefighters and the u.s. coast
guard looked for him near rock aw away beach. they searched more than 60 square miles in 15 hours yesterday. they called off the search just before 8:00 last night. in san francisco, the future of a newly revitalized community center is in jeopardy after a deadly shooting over the weekend. a 25-year-old man was killed. police arrested two people. it happened outside the fill more heritage center. according to the -- they've canceled events through the end of the month in response to the shooting. officials are trying to figure out nix steps. the center has only been open since november. santa clara county officials want to make it easier to notify the feds when an undocumented immigrant who is a violent felon is about to be released from jail. the police chiefs association proposed the change. i.c.e. wants to be notified when
a release happens. santa clara county policy prohibits it right now. the county policy is stricter than the state sanctuary law sb-54. that does allow notification to i.c.e. >> there's got to be a reasonable way to notify and facilitation all within the confines of sp-54 enabling us to keep our community safe. >> the proposed changes follow the murder of bambi larson. she was killed in her san jose home. the suspect is in the u.s. illegally and has a long criminal record. i.c.e. sent six civil detainer requests to the county. in chicago, the police chief and mayor are furious about the decision to drop charges against actor jussie smollett. the twist created a firestorm of controversy. the "empire" actor was accused of being the target of a racist and homophobic attack. his slate will be wiped clean
and 16 felony charges against him will be dropped. he's a santa rosa native. he's going to do 16 hours of community service and forfeit his bond. chicago mayor rahm emanuel is on gma this morning. >> state's attorney office saying he's not exonerated. he did commit this hoax. he's saying his innocent and the boards are true. they better get the stories straight. it's making fools of all of us. >> as the mayor just alluded to, prosecutors say they still don't believe his story. but decided to drop the charges to, instead, focus on violent crime. new this morning, closing the gender pay gap. equal payday is next tuesday. now new research shows some of the top industries with the biggest discrepancies in pay. the mill valley-based job site glass door reviewed more than 425,000 salaries for its study. it found on average men earn about 21% more than women.
this represents a 2.7 percentage point shrinkage in the pay gap years ago. it will be 2070 before it's completely eliminated. that's a long way to go. take a look at the top five industries with the biggest pay gaps. they include media, retail, construction, repair and maintenance, oil, gas energy and utilities and insurance. an estimated $750 million is on the line in tonight's powerball drawing. it's such a huge number. >> you can see that huge jackpot at the top right of the powerball website right now. the jackpot has been rolling over since december, so now it is the fourth largest in u.s. history. the cash option, just over $465 million. the drawing is set for 8:00 tonight. >> i can think of a lot of things i'd do with 750 million bucks. all right. i'll see you tomorrow. >> exactly. good morning.
you can equip all of us with an umbrella or a personal chauffur to drive us through the rain. see the line over the ocean, that is the cold front. that's going to increase our rain during the morning commute. the sooner you leave, you'll have drier conditions. >> 54 to 56 across san francisco. richmond is 52. anybody else in the mid to upper 50s. we've got a very juicy air mass waiting for the cold front to slam into it. that's when we'll spark the showers and thunderstorms. breezy and wet. if you're exercising, you'll be dodging drops. breezy on the bay. kite surfing, maybe too breezy. not a big kite surfer. want to try it though. 7:00, peninsula pretty quiet. from 8:00 through 1:00 or 2:00, and then we're dry in the upper 50s the rest of the afternoon hours. east bay valleys, the best chance of rain around 8:00 or 9:00 through 1:00 to 2:00. then we'll hit the low 60s as we
round out the rest of the day. for the south bay, we're looking at a chance of rain starting around 9:00. we already have a little bit of rain all the way in the south by morgan hill and coyote. you'll have a more widespread chance throughout the afternoon hours. you may even see lightning and thunder this afternoon. we'll take an hour by hour look. in the spring weekend coming up next. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. did just issue a high-wind advisory for the bay bridge. i definitely thought one was necessary when i drove across this morning. had the car driftin around a bit. be cautious on to the span. we don't have official word about the metering lights. cash lanes are looking better. carpool lanes are open. there's all of your -- for the bay bridge commute. drive times looking good. we are in the yellow. this is decent for this stretch of roadway. westbound 580. tracy into dublin.
34 minutes. dublin to mission boulevard in the green at 16 a no delays in the south bay. 101 to cupertino. thank you, alexis. the seven things to know as you start your day. the lineup is an officially tickets to outsideland sdpliefrmgts new experience on the wine train. a theme that will take you way back in time. way back outside first. at 5:11 this morning, at san
5:14 on the dot. here's seven things to know -- thunderstorms with downpours and ponding on the roadways. my biggest concern. it is a little breezy out here. there is a slight concern for trees and power lines down. not only today but also tomorrow. number 2, breaking news from the east bay. a house fire in concord has left a woman injured overnight. firefighters were able to be quickly get control of the flames. number 3, thousands of people in the east bay expect to get a text alert about an earthquake as part of a test. oakland will test early warning technology at 11:00 a.m. it will target 60 square blocks east of lake merritt. number 4, there is a measles alert in the south bay. a highly contagious patient may have exposed shoppers, diners and other people in the seven
different cities across santa clara county -- i should say in seven different cities, we have the map on abc7news.com. number 5, chicago's mayor and police chief are furious about the decision by prosecutors to drop charges against actor jussie smollett. prosecutors say they still don't believe his story about being attacked, but decided to drop thehaes to instead focus on violent crime. number 6, the wednesday morning commute, no major problems. the richmond side of the richmond-san rafael bridge, it is soggy this morning. we have some light rain moving throughout the area. breezy across many bridges as well. number 7, the bay area's second shake shack officially opens at 11:00 this morning in larkspur. this is video of the soft opening yesterday at the marin country mart. a federal judge set an april 4th hearing date for a lawsuit brought by the u.s. securities and exchange commission against elon musk. >> the s.e.c. wants to hold musk
in contempt for violating a settlement deal that restricts his social media postings. the commission accuses musk of violating the deal in february 19th. that inaccurately revealed the number of cars tesla is expected to make. musk is supposed to get pre approval for the tweets. he's argued it's a breach of his rights to free speech. new this morning those boarding the napa wine train will be stepping into a prohibition area. a passenger is bumped off and other passengers are encouraged to wear their best 1920s garb. they must try to identify the culprit before he or she escapes. a boarding pass cost $216. it includes a three-course meal on the three-hour ride and a maiden voyage takes off april 13th. that sounds pretty fun. tickets to outsideland go on sale tomorrow.
>> the festival just released the lineup. the features paul simon, gambino and 21 pilots. kacey musgraves, the lum nears and blink 182 will perform. outsidelands runs august 9th through august 11th. tickets go on sale at 10:00 tomorrow morning. a three-day pass costs $385 plus fees. we have a full lineup on abc7news.com. two big candy makers introducing something new in time for easter. >> the hazelnut spread flavored m&m's and reese's peanut buttercups. the m&m's have a hazelnut spread center and the reese's have chocolate lovers and peanut butter lovers. the m&m are a permanent addition and the reese's available for a limited time. >> okay. >> what did you do to my reese's
peanut buttercups? does one have more chocolate than normal. >> i don't like reese's. that's unpopular. i love m&m's. i'm in for that. i like hazelnuts. >> the peanut butter and the reese's peanut buttercups. this is going after nutella, right? because people are into that and get into that trend. >> is that it? i'll try it. >> okay. maybe on tomorrow's show. take a look and show you what's going on outside i don't think we have those upstairs. do we? >> do they have anything for us upstairs, mike? >> here's a look at what's going on. santa rosa, rohnert park, petaluma, .2 of an inch over the last six hours. rain continues up there. a look at the exploratorium, a few drops on lens. light rain moving through san francisco about two hours ago. showers and thunderstorms and breezy today. not as mild with just a few showers tonight. we're trending drier and warmer
through the extended forecast. here's a look at 7:00 this morning. you see the cold frontlining up. that is the focal point where the air converges, rises and creates these showers. we have yellows and oranges. there's moderate in there. if you look real quick, 7:00 to 9:00, there's reds that move through the heart of bay. by noon, it's in the east bay valleys and in the south bay, look during the afternoon hours, you get behind the cold front, the air stabilizes a little bit. mainly dry afternoon with peeks of sunshine and shower here and there. 11:30 on, the next wave rolls in. we've got a better chance tomorrow morning into the day of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms again. here's a look at my accuweather forecast. the heaviest of the rain is going to be this morning. we've got a 1 for today on the storm impact scale, a 1 for tomorrow and sun comes out tomorrow. they reach the 70s by sunday
with mid-60s at the coast. >> good morning mike. live at the bay bridge toll plaza. things are starting to get busy. no official word about the metering lights. if they're not on yet, they'll be soon. the typical time 5:20. we have a high-wind advisory for the bay bridge, dumbarton bridge and benicia bridge. a few scattered showers this morning for the commute. we've had very few crashes so far. that's definitely good news. southbound 101 before cesar chavez. a two-car crash in san francisco. that did clear, though. we're back in the green. southbound 680, highway 4 to walnut creek. six minutes if you're continuing westbound on to highway 24. walnut creek to 13, eight. tracy to dublin in the yellow on 580 at 36 minutes. in gma first look, the parents of two teenagers are demanding answers after their kids say they were kincked off plane because of a peanut
allergy. here's kenneth moton. >> kicked off a plane for a life-threatening nut allergy. >> i was very shocked and almost in tears. >> the two oldest boys, age 15 and 16 were turning returning to ma ill a on their own. they warned about the peanut allergy. boarding the flight on delta's partner korean air, the flight crew told them that peanuts would be served and they could risk being exposed or get off the plane. the boys told their parents the airline agents coaxed them off the flight while they were pleading with the crew. one of the agents tugged on the younger boy's shirt initiating them to get off the plane. >> my kids were going to beraed >> what's the best way to travel if you or your child has a food ashton weighs in. i'm kenneth moton, abc news, new york. much more still to
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zierngts let me show you how hit and miss the showers are. we reset the rainfall potential this morning. by this evening, places like san francisco, a third of an inch. richmond the outlier like .75 inches. you can see hayward, .25 inches. maybe that in san jose and .15 in santa rosa. towards tomorrow, still a wide range in these rainfall amounts from nearly .25 inches in san jose. .5 inches in mountain view and 2/3 in novato. when it hits your neighborhood, it could hit it hard with small hail and gusty winds. reg? >> thanks, d dungeness crab season is coming to an end. >> it's to help whales and sea tur ls. they attach buoy owes to crab
pods that are the problem. six whales have gotten tank lds in crab gear this season along with sea turtles. under a new settlement announced yesterday, crab season will end april 15th this year and earlier in subsequent years. crabbers will take a financial hit. >> we don't want to hurt whales. we want to keep fishing. so they've come up with guidelines like limit what you -- >> this is a great victory for us. but also most importantly for the whales and sea turtles that we're lucky enough to share our oceans with. >> the shortened season starting next year means dungeness will be available for thanksgiving, barring unforeseen issues. not likely for easter when easter falls after april 1st, which is the new deadline to end. okay. an annual spring art project is right now blooming in napa. >> this living art installation is unofficially called calla lily alley.
this woman dubbed the lily queen in napa is responsible for it. she sees each white calla lily as a canvas. she shakes and sprays, sometimes up to 250 calla lilies at the peak of the season. >> they come out looking really, really nice and hold their color for a long time. >> all i am doing is remodeling the insects' homes. the paint is environmentally safe and doesn't hurt the plant or the bees that sit on the flant. >> i learned that calla lily is hard for me to say. >> you're doing a good job. >> thank you. coming back with a full 90 minutes of news including what's fueling a spike in gas prices right now. >> a battle over rv parking in berkeley. the move the city council approved overnight. forget mama or da da, why this father and the rest of us
now at 5:30, massive flames overnight. what we know so far. earthquake alert and the system has people -- a live look at doppler 7. we're tracking rain. i know we're a broken record. but here we are. wednesday march 27th. you need the rain gear again. >> are you sure it's not feuary 7th keep keep in>> loop. a chance of rain today and tomorrow and then i'll make
reggie happy this weekend. >> yea. >> i like when he smiles. we have rain out there. the leading edge over the richmond-san rafael bridge. in marin county, there's scattered sprinkles out ahead of that in other places. you can see the line developing off the ocean. that's the culprit it's going to bring us. increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms as we head through the morning commute. the storm is a 1 light on the storm impact scale. probably a quarter inch or less. the breezes are nearly 35 miles per hour. that's supposed to be san rafael. i pick sfo because it's next to it on the interface. sfo is a little wet. so is san rafael. our heaviest rain from 7:00 to noon. it will move to the east this afternoon with a lingering chance of scattered showers.g, . we have official word that the bay bridge metering lights are on. 5:22 is the official time. mike and i have been talking about the breezes this morning.
for the bay bridge, dumbarton and benicia bridge. both hands on the wheel. i don't have a high-profile vehicle and my car was rocking when i crossed that bridge today. a tough day yesterday. today is looking great though with mass transit. no delays for vta. breaking news in the east bay where a house fire broke out in concord leaving a woman hurt. this happened near st. francis drive. the call came in at 2:40 a.m. firefighters could see smoke at least two blocks away from the fire. when they arrived, that house was fully involved. they also heard the sound of an explosion. the cause of the fire still under investigation and we're waiting on an update regarding the victim's condition. in the east bay, two people are in custody following this accident. it started as a police chase in oakland. it ended with a crash at 79th avenue and -- the car ended up stuck in a tree. officers arrested two people
inside the vehicle. it is unclear why police were trying to stop the car in the first place. no one was seriously hurt. >> new this morning, two small earthquakes shook parts of the north bay overnight. the magnitude 2.6 and 2.7 quakes hit within 23 seconds of each other at 4:27 this morning. they were both centered in the middle of san pablo bay or six miles east of black point and marin county. speaking of that, happening today, thousands of people in the east bay can expect to get a text alert about an earthquake. don't worry, it's not real. it's part of an early warning system test. amy hollyfield is live for us at oakland city hall with more. amy? >> reporter: hi, jessica. the alert will come here on your phone it will be a text message and officials really want you to notice what time it arrives. be sure and look at the clock right when that text comes in. officials do think that this could save lives. the next time there is a major
ready to warn us on our phones just a few seconds before the earthquake hits giving you enough time to do what you need to do to protect yourself. but officials do want you to know what time you get that text. >> the part we really want to know is how quickly will it be delivered once the usgs hands it off to delivery mechanisms. >> reporter: so when this test is finished today, they need you to do one more step. they want you to complete a survey. go to our website, abc7news.com. we have the survey right there for you. this information that they received today could help them prepare this test for the rest of the state. right now, today it will just be tested on a portion of oakland. reporting live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. affordable housing is a major challenge in the effort to build a better bay area. >> in berkeley, people who say
that they can ohm afford to live in rvs will be banned from parking them on the streets overnight. the city council approved the ban after a tense meeting with residents and rv dwellers last night. the city manager's office tells abc 7 news it will have to come up with specific rules to implement the new law before it's enforced. many rv dwellers have been parking on 8th street near harrison for the past year. they feel they're being pushed out by people in the area. >> i'm trying to pay back my credit cards and student loans. that's why i live in an rv to pay back my debt to society. >> we have human feces in our dumpster, our students have been threatened. students don't feel safe going to their cars at night. >> council members say the city will work to find locations for the rvs and provide them with homeless services. we invite you to share your
ideas and see what your neighbors think by joining our better bay area facebook group. an report on the college admission scandal. a palo alto couple faces new charges. gregory and amy colburn have been indicted on additional counts, including money laundering. the colburns' attorney believe it's in retaliation for a demand for a preliminary hearing. rick singer, the man who admitted to orchestrating the scheme. a different college consultant says at one point they had the same client. >> increasing probabilities, but we could never get it to 100%. he said it was a done deal and i didn't have to worry. >> that client's child ended up attending usc. his parent is now charged in connection with the scheme. allen co-says after the scandal broke, singer told him it will blow over with enough time and things will be fine.
more than 200 airline pillos and others -- how to put the 737 max 7 back into service. a software update to fix an issue with an automatic safety feature that's blamed for a crash with the max jet and also suspected in another recent crash. the faa still has to approve the upgrade. in an unrelated incident, 737 max 8, i should say, that was being moved to california yesterday had to make an emergency landing in orlando, florida. the airline says that there was a problem with an engine. valero is feeling a spike in gas prices. the plant released excess emissions over the weekend that prompted a health alert and forced parts of the plant to temporarily shut down. aaa says prices in california have gone up by $.15 in one week. it's expected to last a week or longer. here's a look at live
doppler 7. you can see napa, you're about to get wet. american canyon, vallejo and towards possibly hercules and martinez. temperatures mild this morning. mid to upper 50s. 41 on mt. diablo. colder air there. not where we live. 52 in pacifica. that's the cool spot. lows dpat owes temperatures at 1800 feet. it's 49. all of us from 55 to 59 degrees right now. a little bit of a sheen on -- looked about .02 to .04 of an inch of rain. it's wet at times in mass transit. especially this morning. increasing showers and possible thunderstorms this morning. driving is going to get more difficult the later you wait. breezy and choppy north bay, you got a chance of rain now through about 1:00. by 3:00 on, it looks quieter.
for the east bay, we've got a chance of rain starting around 8:00, 9:00. thunderstorms, you can see at 11:00 to 1:00. increasing sunshine late this afternoon, as temperatures drop from the mid-60s to the low 60s. san francisco, we've got a chance of drizzle now and then rain by 8:00 and then you can see thunderstorms from 10:00, 12:00 and then they move east fl we'll see a little sunshine and hold the temperatures around 60 degrees this afternoon. very mild this morning. it's going to lead to the thunderstorms. i'll show you an hour by hour look at that coming up. slick spots out there. seeing any issues? >> yes. one new crash in the east bay here. the first of the morning, as far as significant issues, not had many crashes so far today. westbound 24 before fish ranch road. three, four vehicles involved here. i believe just the far left lane and the right shoulder are blocked. we possibly could have a second left lane blocked as well. we're waiting for chp to give us an update. the solid line ored caldecott .
that's going to start getting busy here as well. bay bridge toll plaza busy. the metering lights on as of 5:22. that's made it off to the right shoulder though. not a blocking issue. westbound 580, tracy to dublin. 39 minutes in the yellow. antioch to concord, 16 minutes on the 4. san rafael to san francisco 101, still in the green. shake shack freebies, what the first 100 people get as the second bay area location opens later today.
this is abc 7 mornings. it may not be raining where you are right now, but the chance of that staying dry is not very good. increasing showers this morning. so have the kids ready. also, look at the temperatures. 55 to 60. don't put them in the heavy wet weather gear. thunderstorms possible, 11:00 and april lingering chance at 3:00. the heaviest will be over by then. as you can see, the storm moves off to the east and headed off to the high country this afternoon where we have a winter storm warning started at 5:00. it's about 42 minutes old. three feet of snow is still possible in the highest ak supposed to happen this time of the year that often.
snow showers tomorrow. warming temperatures through sunday and rain possible on monday. thanks, mike. new technology is helping san francisco cut down on car wn pa have seen break-ins drop by 72%. city leaders credit a new system that includes updated ticket machines, gate arms, lights and high definition cameras. better technology means a better use of time for garage staff. >> now, they're free to move about the facility. they're able to assist patrons if they need help paying with their ticket, if someone needs help being directed to the proper stairwell to the find the place they're going. they can help with that. they can do light janitorial work and roving the garage to look for suspicious behavior and point that out as need be. >> the city owns 20 parking garages, nine already have the new equipment and work is in progress to add it to five more. the shake shack in larkspur
officially opens today. abc 7 news was there as friends and family of team members were the first ones to enjoy shack burgers. crinkle cut fries and shakes all yesterday afternoon. and in addition to all the classics, there will be menu-specific items to this location including the larks-brrr. >> we've been working on this very, very hard for the last four months. we've been, like, we did a lot of training and finally just last week we had all our team members get trained to petter serve the community here. so we can reopen our door for public. >> the first 100 people fre sha travel bag. >> did you say -- you accidentally said shake burger, right? they should have a shake burger. >> is that what i said? >> it's shack burger. >> i said shake burger. >> but that's a good idea.
>> okay. >> write it down. going to make eye lot of money from this. >> she's typing that. >> silicon valley is automating the food world with artificial intelligence. >> a startup called blended just launched a smoothie making robot. it popped up on the university of san francisco chasm pampus. >> a robotic arm dispenses ingredients, washes dishes and pours with precision. student customers had reservations about the a.i. powered robot when it decided to take a break suddenly. >> this blended thing just crashed. a lot of people actually did end up getting the smoothies they ordered. you have to question the reliability of it. and actually whether it's the moral thing to do for people looking for jobs in the san francisco economy. >> blended is based in sunnyvale. it's not done away with humans completely. they've hired five student brand
tam bassadors to spread the wob break? >> even a robot needs a break now and then. honestly, you miss out on your smoothie. it's not the end of the world. they are taking over the world. >> that's true. i'm not a robot. but i've had breakdowns. that probably counts. >> yeah. like an hour ago. >> another one after this story. forget mama or da da. it is 2019 y'all. >> one california baby's first words were all about technology. >> hey google. >> google. >> cleo -- >> did you hear that? the baby said google. >> the dad is surprised. he goes to tell his wife. it was posted on twitter and tagged the tech giant. google responded with with love this story, thanks for sharing and would like to send something to the family. one twitter user replied, google
needs to pay for this kid's college fund. another wrote, humanity is doomed. >> was that us up here? >> that was you. >> we should mention that the baby monitor was a google nest camera. >> and here's where the conspiracy comes in. >> okay. >> so the baby was turned to the camera when he said this. they had this perfectly totally clean looking nursery. >> okay. >> it just so happened to be on the camera? >> reggie has been building this conspiracy theory for a few minutes now. >> i might be with you. but i think the dad is a good actor or -- because he was like -- he couldn't believe his baby said that. >> uh-huh. >> would you tell your husband if the baby said google as his first words. >> i think i would be screaming. >> i don't think i would tell anyone. >> i think i would run out and tell my significant other. that's crazy. >> call google stunned.
we need you to do it again. was it clear? >> was take one okay? >> okay, fine. >> both of our boys, their first word. >> sweet. >> kind of crushed my wife. sorry. it did. it crushed both of ours if it was hey google. >> here we go. take it. >> google, take my child. what did you do to it? >> here's a look at walnut creek. a light shower pulled through earlier today. maybe a little bit of wetness on 680. towards 24. that's the way we're looking. showers, thunderstorms, heaviest this morning. chances continue through tomorrow and dry and warmer for the weekend. high temperatures, upper 50s. 58 to 64 degrees. so a little bit below average. tonight, mild again. low 50s to mid-40s. not as mild as this morning. here's a look at live doppler 7. the best radar returns across the north bay.
the low sitting here and spinning. it will do so through tomorrow. that's why we have a chance of showers and thunderstorms. you can see developing at 7:00. the yellows, the oranges, even reds moving through. by noon, it's mainly in the east bay and the south bay. but notice in the afternoon hours, we get behind the front and the chance really tapers. we'll need the sunglasses this afternoon and a little drier for the evening commute. as far as going through the overnight hours, waves of showers. we could wake up to slick streets again tomorrow. you can see on and off hit and miss showers. some are moderate for tomorrow also. storms just a 1 on the storm impact scale. for today and tomorrow, our better chance much thunderstorms are today. the sun breaks free friday and then the 70s return saturday, sunday and hold on monday. alexis? >> all right. good morning, mike. taking you back to the problem in the east bay. the only significant crash so far. three to four vehicles involved before caldecott tunnel at fish
ranch road. it's off to the right shoulder. that is the good news. the bad news, we're definitely seeing a backup down to 10 miles per hour approaching through orin orinda. hopefully that will start to thin out soon. we're getting into the peak commute hours obviously. we'll see. that could be heavy for really the rest of the commute here this morning. if you want to avoid that, you could take b.a.r.t. that's looking good today. not a lot of detour options through that stretch. golden gate bridge, the commute from the north bay on southbound 101. light here. right around 6:00 a.m. as usual. a little bit of sheen on the pavement. but no major washout. make sure you're taking it easy on the ramps and curves. >> thank you, alexis. >> new at 6:00, a revealing back about first lady barbara bush, who she blamed for a serious heart attack ahead of the 2016 election sdpliefrmt w
let's talk about what to expect weatherwise with your commute. incompetent creasing showers and thunderstorms. we had light showers overnight. you'll find slippery roads already. but ponding could be an issue the later we get into the morning commute with the hef yefr showers. fewer showers and a few dry spots for the evening drive. santa clara county is marking the upcoming trans-day counity leaders raise the transgender flag yesterday. they're focused on increasing access to services for the trans
community. including a health center and temporary housing community for the lgbtq community. >> santa clara county was the first in the country to create an office of lgbtq affairs. my hope is that we are a model for other counties in santa clara and certainly across the country. >> this year marks the tenth anniversary of the trans-day of visibility which will be celebrated sunday. the port of oakland is switching to some prius-style power. >> the port a plans to convert 13 diesel powered yard cranes to hybrid power. the change will cut 45 tons of pollutants annually at the port. the cranes are the work horses of ports nationwide. they straddle rows of coin taners and lifting boxes on and off trucks. there you go, alexis. we know what a crane does. >> i have no doubt about the definition now. thanks, jessica. the bay bridge toll plaza, things are busy as usual. we've got the metering lights on. we have a two-car crash. can't see it on camera.
that's just a minor issue. also breezy as we've been talking about today. high-wind advisory in effect for several of our bridges. we're in recovery mode. westbound 24. walnut creek to highway 13 is going to take you 19 minutes. just before caldecott tunnel, westbound 580, tracy into dublin, that one in the yellow. 39 minutes. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. thank you, alexis. hi everybody. here's a look. the entire bay area, all of our neighborhoods threatened by thunderstorms today. mainly just the north bay tomorrow. let's look at the rainfall with hit and miss showers. it's going to be all over the place. you can see places like richmond really the outlier, probably -- .75 inches and .2 in san jose and a third in san ramon. .15 by this evening. tomorrow's wave rolls through
and a wide range of potential rainfall. storm concerns especially for this morning when the heavier showers move through during the latter part of the commute, ponding on the roadways. jessica? >> thank you, mike. the new spillway at the oroville dam could be used for the first time next week. two years since the old main spillway failed. the structure underwent a $1 billion reconstruction effort. the state department of water resources says it is now ready to be used and it could happen next week. lake oroville is projected to hit 850 feet which would trigger the use of the new structure. new video of pope francis is casting doubt on the future of the catholic tradition. he repeatedly pulled his hand away as they bent over to kiss his ring. you can see it there. we take the graphic down. there you go. you can see him pull his hand away numerous times. now, the gesture is a traditional sign of respect. some catholics take it as a sign
the pope intend to do away with this tradition. others say the evidence is clear. the pope may simply have been trying to speed up the line of people, come on folks, you don't to do bend ov away with the idea. pulls his hand away. don't touch me. >> maybe he's trying to stay elt i. >> whenever you kiss my ring, i don't want to get sick. >> thank you for explaining that. makes me feel better. the faa announcing a major change in how they monitor airplane construction after questions about how the boeing 737 max planes were approved. the major measles outbreak across the country and the east coast city taking drastic action as people here locally in the bay area and santa clara county are warned of possible exposure. are working women closer
now at 6:00, measles emergency. the warning to people in the south bay after an affected tourist visited seven cities in 20 locations. the growing outbreak across the country and the drastic measures to keep people safe. all charges dropped against jussie smollett. the actor's lawyers are revealing details about the case. the gender pay gap is getting smaller. there's still a long way to go. the new data released overnight. how much women are actually earning. good morning, it's wednesday. march 27th. all that ahead, first this morning, the weather. prepare for another wet commute as another storm moves across the west coast. meteorologist mick nickoe is tracking the -- mike nicco is tracking the rain. >> we'll start with the storm impact scale. that would give you a good idea of what's going on. heavy showers at times deeper into the morning commute. small hail and the wind are gusting 20 to 35. it could be faster within some