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it's sundays, may 26th. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with a first look at the accuweather forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking live doppler 7. hi, lisa. >> our storm impact scale is a 1 today and we're looking at rain already and very gusty winds around the bay area. so today looking at scattered showers, some downpours, the possibility of lightning. boy, is it going to be cool out there, anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees below average. check out live doppler 7 already. here's the fnt already bringing some showers on the peninsula west of odside and down towards highway 1. as we go all the way down towards davenport you can see heavier cells there. widen the perspective, there's
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thunderstorms to the east of us. this is a very cold air mass. that area of low pressure that's spinning the atmosphere to the north of us will come right on over the bay area throughout the day today. look at the wind gusts, 30 to 40 miles an hour. san francisco, oakland, it is breezy, it's cold, it's going to be rainy soon and wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour around mt. tam. so memorial day today, we're looking at showers. this is tomorrow, memorial day. today rainy conditions and cool. tomorrow, though, that's improving. chris. >> lisa, thank you. breaking news in san francisco. dozens of firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in hunter's point. it started just after 4:00 this morning on ennes avenue near third street. about 70 firefighters are battling the flames at a three-story home. the fire has spread to a nearby building. no one was hurt. people are being asked to avoid the area.
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new overnight, both directions of highway 17 in santa clara county are closed because of a wreck. a car traveling south on the highway crashed into a pole near idyllwild road just before 1:00 this morning. pg&e was sent out as a precaution around 2:00 a.m. one woman has been arrested. there is no estimated time of reopening for either direction. the time now is 5:02. developing news. a call to resign. that's coming from the san francisco police officers association and it's pointed at the city's police chief. this comes after the chief apologized for the raid to find out who leaked a police report into the death of public defender jeff adachi. lisa explains. >> reporter: with a search warrant and a sledgehammer in hand, san francisco police officers tried to force open the doors of free lance journalist brian carmady's home and office earlier this month. they seized computers, cameras and notes. the goal was to find out who leaked a police report into the
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death of the public defender, jeff adachi. the jeff said the warrant did not identify carmady as a journalist but a photographer. journalists have constitutional protections. >> just storming into someone's apartment and seizing computers and all sorts of files line. >> we're either asking the chief to voluntarily resign. if he doesn't resign, we are asking that he be fired. >> reporter: the police officers association wants the chief out after what happened. >> it's obviously a case of amnesia. i'm calling his bluff that he did have complete knowledge of the investigation. >> reporter: richard korea is a former commander at sfpd. he's sure the association's accusations are hurting the chief. >> he's their leader. to have a question about his confidence to lead is probably devastating to a leader.
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>> reporter: meantime in a statement, sfpd said chief scott has made it abundantly clear that transparency and accountability are paramount in this criminal investigation. that is why sfpd is seeking an independent, impartial third party to take over the original criminal case. mayor london breed has also called for an independent external investigation of the police department's conduct in this matter. >> the i-team's dan noyes has been following the story. on friday night dan pushed chief scott to apologize. >> i owe an apology. >> to whom? >> to the people of san francisco. >> how about to brian carmady. >> why? >> we made some mistakes. >> the chief says he is talking to ts been selected yet. he would not say whether carmady would be considered a suspect. abc 7 news sent out a breaking
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news push alert as soon as they learned the union was pushing for the chief to go. sign up for updates sent to your mobile device. in san francisco we're learning new information about a shooting at ocean beach. it happened just after 10:00 last night near the upper great highway. one man was shot. park police tell us there was an altercation, but they're still trying to figure out what led up to it. at last check, officers were looking for a suspect they say ran off. oakland police are looking for the person who stabbed two people in front of a church. it happened yesterday afternoon around 4:00 in front of the west oakland church of christ on 12th street. both victims were taken to the hospital. their conditions have not been released. new detlsbo se east bay beef thieves. shoplifters in berkeley stole hundreds of dollars worth of high-quality japanese beef. the owner of the tokyo fish market caught one of the tf inde a purse.
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abc 7 news reporter luz pena has more. >> reporter: looking around and moving fast, these alleged thieves were caught stuffing around $300 worth of pristine japanese beef, known as wagyu. >> this piece of meat i$89.99 a pound. if you were to buy the whole piece, it's $1,103.20. >> reporter: the wagyu is hard to come by. the owner of the market said his employees confronted the couple and they denied the allegations. but then they ran off. a woman handed off her purse to a third person waiting for them a block away. off camera the store owner said he filed a police report and confirmed that other thieves also tried to steal the beef this week but left empty-handed. >> he ordered like $250 worth of stuff. >> reporter: the butcher shop in san francisco is the largestree ng this sense i sphere.
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was 14. >> reporter: the butcher said this beef is like fine wine. >> the reason why it's so expensive is it's imported over, this particular type of wagyu. there's only about 100 animals sold for export every year. >> reporter: after this incident the fish market changed their policy and customers have to pay for their beef before picking it up from the deli. some employees believe the thieves probably didn't enjoy the beef the right way. >> the only thing is if it didn't bring ice, it probably would have melted by the time they ran away with it. this weekend marks the third anniversary of a teenage girl who disappeared while walking to school no one saw her again. pinson would have graduated from high school this year. her sister hopes a new detective asigned to the case might solve the mystery. >> kind of scary pause i don't
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want him messing anything up. at the same time, i have to trust him because he's new eyes to her case. he could be the one that finds where she's at. >> solano county sheriff's detectives suspected a 19-year-old man in the disappearance but fernando castro died in a shootout with police in santa barbara county one day after pinson disappeared. investigators focused a large part of their search for pinson in jenner, along the coast. across the country here in the bay area, ceremonies mark the beginning of the memorial day weekend. ♪ abc 7 news was in san bruno when bagpipers played during a tribute to america's fallen at goen volunteers placed a flag at every grave. a similar ceremony took place at the cemetery at the presidio.
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>> it is awesome seeing all the people who die f ourfod pci kids are her eoying freedoausef pen this it. >> the tradition of placing a flag at veterans' graves dates back to the end of america's deadliest conflict, the civil war. the two parking lots at the golden gate bridge will be offlimits to weekend visitors until labor day. the lots get too crowded with visitors during summer weekends, traffic backing up from the lots, then spills onto the bridge. visitors are asked to take buses or use ride shares if they want to take in that picturesque view. in the east bay buses are replacing b.a.r.t. trains between pleasant hill and concord stations this memorial day weekend for track rebuilding work. the buses are free and running today through monday. b.a.r.t. is advising riders traveling through the area to plan for an additional 20 minutes of travel time.
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the time now is 5:09. in the north bay the weather coulde things interesting for the final day of the bottle rock music festival. sky 7 was over napa on friday as the crowds streamed in for day one. weather held up yesterday but there is a pcho and lvehe brom because security will confiscate it. santana and mumford & sons are among the featured acts today. also happening today, the sights, sounds and flavors of latin america will attract thousands of people to san francisco's mission district. this marks the 41st year of carnivale in san francisco. today is the festival and grand parade. the mayor, london breed, is set to be there. the festival will take place on harrison between 16th and 24th street today. the parade starts at 9:30 this morning at the corner of 24th and bryant. so last year sun for that parade. this year, maybe a different story? >> yeah. i think everybody knows we have been teasing the rain for days now and it's here. we're looking at some showers on
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the peninsula. a live look outside. it is windy as well. 53 degrees in san francisco, winds are gusting all around the bay area. it is going to be today. a wet day, a windy day, but boy, big improvements for the holiday tomorrow. i'll have them for you and a look at a much warmer forecast with my extended outlook. my seven-day forecast coming up. >> lisa, thank you. also in oklahoma, another deadly tornado tears apart an entire town. a look at some of the devastating images of the damage overnight. plus do you want to meet one of the most successful men in the world? the long-time tradition of lunching with warren buffett and how it helps to build a better
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bay bridge on this sunday morning. traffic music along quite nicely along the embarcadero. we'll get a check of the full accuweather forecast coming up in just a little bit. first, new details to report this morning on comic book legend stan lee. the former business manager of the man behind disney's marvel universe has been arrested on elder abuse charges. he was arrested yesterday in arizona and faces felony theft allegations and false imprisonment of an elder adult. he tried to control lee despite the fact he had no ability to act on his behalf. lee died in november at the age of 95. disney is the parent company of abc 7. three people were hurt when a ride at castle park in riverside malfunctioned. take a look. the log that carries the riders on the log ride flipped throwing
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them into the water yesterday afternoon. one of the riders is in critical condition. officials say one of the water pumps used to slow down the log malfunctioned, allowing the log to gain speed. castle park is still open but the log ride is closed for an investigation. a california man is dead after a shark attacked him yesterday morning in maui. firefighters found the 65-year-old unresponsive in the ocean about 60 yards offshore. that's a popular tourist area. firefighters performed cpr on the man but he died from his injuries. his name and hometown have not been released. officials say this is the sixth shark attack in hawaii this year. there were only three all of last year. the time now is 5:15. a woman missing for more than two weeks in hawaii has been found alive. the 35-year-old yoga instructor is recovering at a hospital following a helicopter rescue. reporter melissa rainey has a closer look at the daring save and what rescuers are crediting
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for her survival. >> reporter: a miraculous rescue. two weeks after a woman hiked into a forest in hawaii and disappeared, she's been found alive. >> oh, look at that hiker. what? and out woodwork you see amanda, my friend. >> reporter: searchers combed the island of maui for days looking for 35-year-old amanda eller. from the air and on the ground, volunteers searched without any luck. that was until friday when the yoga instructor was spotted. rescuers looked down from their search helicopter and saw the woman between two water falls waving her arms to get her attention. >> it's like a movie, man, like a double take. >> reporter: rescuers airlifted her out to safety and took her to the hospital. she had lost 15 pounds and survived by foraging berries and she got lost and injured in the forest. her mother said her leg was fractured and would require additional treatment but she was in surprisingly good shape.
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>> i was crying with tears of joy. i'm just so incredibly grateful to have my girl home. >> reporter: her disappearance triggered a massive search and even a cash reward, but her family never gave up hope. >> even though at times i would have those moments of despair, i stayed strong for her because i knew that we would find her. >> reporter: i'm melissa rainey, reporting. a former mill valley resident who now lives on maui and is friends with amanda said she knew she'd make it home safe. sara haines met amanda and her boyfriend, ben, on work projects. haines face timed with abc news yesterday. >> i said this girl is emotionally strong, physically strong, spiritually strong. ben talked about her incessantly because he was so in love with her. i just knew this is somebody who if anybody is going to make it, it's going to be amanda. >> haines said amanda did all the right things, harvesting
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water from the forest and sourcing food like berries and fruits. she lost 15 pounds while missing. in other news, at least two people are dead after a reported tornado swept through oklahoma. drone video shows the destruction in el reno after a hotel hit a hotel, mobile home park and several other buildings. an unknown number of people remain missing this morning. a woman described the terrifying moments when the twister touched down. >> i heard it coming, i felt trailer 80 hit our trailer. i know trailer 80 flipped over on top of 81, which we were in. and after everything was over with and all the shaking and jarring and everybody landing on the floor, the sirens went off. >> the reported tornado comes on the heels of a very active severe weather week. more than 100 tornados were reportedcroseigh over.>>ack hn the bay calmer seas a festive night for more than 100 san francisco high schoolers.
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last week's rough weather on the bay led to the cancellation of prom for 130 thurgood marshall high school students. commodore cruises agreed to reschedule last night and judging my photos students shared with us, it was a fun evening out on the bay. kids spent the entire school yar planning and fund-raising for the big day. abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area. that includes helping the most vulnerable residents. this year is the 20th anniversary of the power lunch with warren buffett. it raises millions of dollars for glide memorial church in san francisco. the institution provides services for the homeless. bidding for the auction starts tonight and the ends on friday. the minimum bidn ebay starts at $25,000 and all bidders must prequalify on the site. last year's auction brought in $3.3 million. weatherwise let's get a check of the forecast now with meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris. things are really changing around here starting with our storm impact scale. if you can believe it, it is a
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1. we're looking at scattered showers, brief downpours, lightning, possibility of thunderstorms and already seeing rain on the peninsula. temperatures 10 to 15 degrees below where they should be. as we start out with live doppler 7 in a loop, you can see from the peninsula southward to davenport we're looking at pretty active weather. the low is to the north of us. the front is providing showers for highway 35, page mill road and just to the south and west of sand hill road and further south looking at some pretty good rain from swanton down through santa cruz. look at this system. we've got the upper level low here. some pretty good rain around chico. thunderstorms and snow in the mountains. in fact temperatures in the mid- breezy winds and we're looking at that winter weather advisory right on through monday morning. 3 to 7 inches of snow. snow levels coming down to 5500 feet and up to 9 inches in the
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highest peaks. right now it's in the 50s. 53 in san jose, 55 in mountain view, 51 in napa, but check out the winds. they are gusting to 40 miles an hour in oakland. these are surface winds. but look at napa and fairfield . it is going to be a raw day out there. upper elevations, i just checked wind gusts up to 55 miles an hour, altamont pass and colors indicate very, very gusty winds. pretty neat shot here. you can see the flag blowing and this will continue. rainy, breezy and cool. sunny and warmer to remember. hour by hour, by about 9:00 we've got scattered showers. the clouds right around the peninsula, san jose, taking you into noon time still more showers north bay, east bay. it isn't going to end. it's going to be with us through the afternoon. 2:00 you can see it's wet, it is cool out there. this area of low pressure taking its time as it moves through the
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area. with a little bit of sunshine, we could see a few downpours and maybe even some lightning out there. but let's add up the totals. it looks like most of the activity is going to be from the higher elevations. ben lomond a quarter of an inch. the delta could get under a thunderstorm, some heavy downpours and we could see some of these rain totals add up. here's a look at the winds. check out the colors here. so right on through the day today, 25-mile-an-hour winds at the coast up to about 20 miles all around the bay. this is all day long. it's going to be a cold, wet, breezy day today. highs only in the upper 50s, maybe some lower 60s. but check out what happens for tomorrow, the holiday, memorial day. starting out cloudy. then low 60s around the bay by noon time. it's still going to be cool but it's going to be bright and that trend will continue. in fact the warmer weather throughout the rest of the week. the accuweather seven-day forecast, today we have got a winter scenario. tomorrow a little bit better and then into the middle of the week
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we're back into the 70s, getting to near average as we head towards the middle of the week. 80s are coming back by the end of the week. >> looking forward to that, lisa, thank you. abc's new brand localish is sharing inspiring stories in a weekly digital series called "more in common." this week ferguson, missouri, is one of the most dangerous places in the u.s. to give birth. meet a woman who's trying to change that. >> i'm a midwife in ferguson, missouri. and so i support moms having the type of pregnancy and birth experiences that they want. >> say, for instance, a black woman presents to the emergency department with pain. she is more likely to be not
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taken serious. if a white woman comes in with those same symptoms, she's going to be taken more serious. >> we're celebrating black lives, starting with the womb.
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the golden state warriors will show off some pretty serious hardware for fans today. the team's five western conference championship trophies will be on display at the team store in san jose. yesterday the trophies were at the store in walnut creek. fans got to take as many selfies
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as they wanted with them. it's all in celebration of the team's appearance in the nba finals starting thursday. >> i like them. it's the first time we have all five together. usually it's just one but now we have all five so it's pretty cool. > the trophies will be at san francisco city hall on tuesday and oakland city hall on wednesday. drop the duvets and drop the cushions and pillows. it's time for the pillow fighting championship. this is a real thing. japan has made this an art form teams of five facing off. it starts with the players sleeping and then the whistle blows and it's on. the fight is part dodge ball an to shield its king from getting hit by pillows. one player can use a duvet for protection. there are qualifying tournaments starting in february.
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still to come on abc 7 mornings, president trump and japan's prime minister make progress on a trade deal. how they spent the deal strengthening their friendship. also a novato seventh grader on the brink of doing big things when this word wizard will make his deb
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good morning, everyone, i'm chris nguyen. let's start with a quick look at the forecast. here's lisa argen tracking live doppler 7. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris, we're in the middle of our holiday weekend and it's not going to be so warm and sunny, in fact quite the opposite. windy, cool, and rain on the way, scattered showers. it is a 1 on our storm impact scale. you can expect to see some downpours with some lightning today. here's a look at live doppler 7 where you see right along the peninsula, further south along highway 1 we've got the wet weather. if you're headed out this morning, they will be scattered,
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the showers, hit and miss. sometimes you could get caught in a heavier downpour just off the coast of santa cruz. as we widen the perspective, there's the low to the north of us. it's snowing around mt. shasta. we have thunderstorms in the central valley. we have a winter weather advisory in the mountains. look at the winds here locally, gusting up to 31 miles an hour in san francisco. so scattered showers today, 15 degrees below average. 50s and 60s, a much nicer memorial day on the way. chris. >> lisa, thank you. the president is on the second day of his four-day trip to japan and it appears to be going well. japanese prime minister shinzo abe even snapped a selfie with president trump on the golf course. abe said he and the president discussed a wide range of important topics and has deepened their friendship amid a cozy atmosphere. president trump also said that progress has been made on a trade deal. president trump is also attending a sumo wrestling competition today. the japanese cultural tradition dates back centuries.
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the president will presenting the winner with a special award, the president's cup, or as some call it, the trump cup. it's nearly five feet tall and weighs more than 60 pounds. coming up on this week, co-anchor martha radditz goes on the campaign trail with 2020 candidate mayor pete buttigieg. happening today, contract talks are set to resume in the new haven united teachers strike. both sides held a marathon session that ended after midnight yesterday morning. teachers walked off the job last monday. teachers at union city and hayward schools want a 10% raise over the next two years, but the district says it can't afford it. in novato, a seventh grader is on the brink of possibly winning $50,000 and becoming a household name. the scripps national spelling bee kicks off tomorrow, and this
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kid thinks that he has what it takes. wayne freedman with his story. >> reporter: open the book, turn the pages, feast your brain on an english dictionary. now try to remember all 180,000 words. >> you got pretty much every word in here down, don't you? >> not every word, no. like there's probably some word in here. flip to a random page. probably find a word i don't know. >> reporter: so maybe there's a gap or two in the mind of mark, an eighth grader in novato, but he does have an unusual aptitude. >> does he ever misspell a word? >> never. >> reporter: we would expect nothing else of the 42nd ranked spelling bee contestant in the world. don't even try to challenge him. >> guffaw. >> >> a-w actually. >> when he was really little he was looking at books. >> he read and understood his first newspaper at age -- >> 3. >> your first word today is --
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>> number 42 has been hard at work studying daily with a coach long distance preparing for his super bowl next week, the scripps national spelling bee in washington, d.c. it will be his second appearance. that's a feat. >> it's just in me that i like competitions, i guess. >> reporter: by now you may have wondered if mark has another element working here. the answer? yes. you might call it a misunderstood, underappreciated advantage. >> he likes to call it that he has an autistic brain rather than saying he is autistic. >> reporter: it is closer to asperger's. in the same way elite athletes has better coordination, mark recognizes patterns and has a photographic memory. >> if you can live without it, would you get rid of it? >> that's hard to say. i mean i like being smart, but i don't like being a social outcast. t-i-t-i -- >> reporter: but brainiac?
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>> you realize you've given me five words and i ain't got one of them right yet? >> yes, i do realize. >> reporter: in novato, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. the scripps nationl spelling bee kicks off tomorrow with a written spelling test. onstage preliminary rounds begin on tuesday. a 102-year-old woman is being evicted from her los angeles home of nearly 30 years, but friends like former governor arnold schwarzenegger and local officials are vowing to see how they can help. reporter eileen ferrera from our sister station in los angeles has the story. >> reporter: a gift from former governor arnold schwarzenegger for his long-time friend, thelma smith. smith who turned 102 this week, is being evicted from her home of nearly 30 years in unincorporated ladera heights. schwarzenegger tweeted thelma has been a dear friend for a long time. imagine doing this to a 102-year-old woman who gave back to her community her whole life.
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it's heartless. >> she's bothered. she's brave. so she puts on the front that she's okay and there's no problem, but there is. >>idot want t wtten not f lalo in march letting her know her month-to-month lease is endsing so the landlord's daughter can move in. >> i understand his right to have his daughter live there. i do understand that. i have children and grandchildren. but i think the timing is off. >> reporter: smith, a huge lakers fan, served as the executive secretary for the nonprofit sugar ray robinson youth foundation where she met celebrities like michael jackson, mohammed ali, actor and former nfl player rosie grower and schwarzenegger. smith's friends say he's out of the country but his assistant stopped by to see how he can help. >> you know what's nice, to have people that care about you. >> reporter: smith's friends say she's thinking about moving back to washington, d.c., to be close to family.
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her friend has also offered her a place in her home next door. >> and i love you all for caring about me. >> that was eileen ferrera reporting. she reached out to the landlord but did not hear back. meantime they are investigating the eviction notice to make sure it complies with rent control laws. a county supervisor is also looking into it. until then smith has until june 30th to move out. still ahead, morning than just keeping tahoe blue. how the weather is helping to purify one of the biggest lakes in the state. as we head to brea a okoutside.li argenillavull
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good morning, everyone. the time right now is 5:40. we're taking a live look outside from san jose. the view of the sap center there. rain is on the way for part of the bay area. we'll get a full report from lisa argen coming up in just a little bit. first, lake tahoe is a little bluer than it used to be. researchers say the clarity of the water improved last year from its worst level in a half century. scientists at the university of california davis believe the improvement is due to weather and runoff returning to more normal conditions. the lake's clarityas by 10.5 they hope efforts will eventually return lake tahoe to its historical clear depth of 1000 feet. >> you know how they do that?
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they throw a dinner plate down there and see how far they can see it. >> i did not know. >> what else are we learning in the weather department today? >> well, in lake tahoe we are certainly looking at somnow that is falling in the higher elevations but the snow levels will be lowering. in fact even mt. hamilton could see a dusting around here. i know, isn't it crazy? but just a one-day event. because tomorrow things are turning around for the holiday. sutro, 53, gusty winds. 30 to 40-mile-an-hour winds out there. it looks bleak. we'll have scattered showers. i'll detail your sunday forecast and the week ahead, next. the nba finals are set, toronto is in. that means three mvps will meet up in the series. mindi bach will have the highlights coming up in sports. to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud.
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the time right now, 5:44. thanks for starting your day with abc 7 news. here's a live look from pier 39. most of the sea lions still asleep on this sunday morning. we've got some folks awake down there. we'll get the bay area forecast and what to expect for the rest of the holiday weekend coming up from meteorologist lisa argen. in sports, both the a's and the giants will close out their series against the mariners and the diamondbacks. the giants are looking to avoid a sweep against arizona. first pitch at 1:05 this afternoon at oracle park. oakland takes on seattle at coliseum. game one is set between the warriors and the raptors. it starts on thursday in toronto. abc 7 sports anchor mindi bach has more in this morning's sports. good morning, everyone. kawhi leonard put up another epic performance. 27 points, 17 rebounds and a huge dunk over giannis thraornd the third
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quarter and started the fourth quarter on a 26-3 run. serge ibaka throwing it down. look at kyle lowry, he's going to get the steal and then one of his eight assists goes to none other than mr. kawhi leonard. yeah, that was absolutely beautiful. he was masterful in this series. toronto went up by eight. leonard, as i mentioned, finished with 27 points, 17 boards, 7 assists. he also had a little bit of luck. nice bounce that. 1995, the raptors are the eastern conference champions. 100-94 the final. next up,k at is this, five straight finals for them? there's not a whole lot of teams that have done that. so it will be a tall task, but we'll try to figure it out. the return of the a's power has powered their best winning
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streak in six seasons. saturday's win over the mariners makes it eight in a row for oakland. yeah, mom, grab some snacks early because in the first inning matt chapman got things going. two out and this was his 12th home run of the year. the a's on the board. in the fourth inning, tied at 2, marcus simeon with a nice little e brings in two.t will om i the a's up 5-2. a beautiful day in oakland. that caused problems in the past because of the sunshine. look at this, simeon had no troubles. the a's won their eighth in a row, 6-5 the t dbacks on friy not stop this little guy from having a great time on saturday. san francisco unfortunately gave up ten more in saturday's
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matinee, the first inning. look at the bouncer getting past pablo sanidoval. but look at kevin pillar with a great diving catch. that was deep enough to drive in a run for arizona but pillar would complete the double play. that was absolutely fantastic, and that will make the little guy happy. but this would not. marte had three hits and four rbis. he had two hits, including that solo shot in the third on saturday. diamondbacks put up another double-digit win, 10-4 the final there. ouch. so shawn around saund brett anderson will start today's matinees for the giants and the a's respectively as they close out their series against their division rivals. we will bring you all of those highlights today starting at 5:00. until then, have a great one. getting a check now of our bay area forecast witne unsettled weather for your
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sunday. in fact we're looking at our storm impact scale once again as we usher in memorial day, which of course everyone thinks is the unofficial start to summer. but maybe not quite around here because we will be looking at a cool, breezy day today with scattered showers. it is a 1 on our storm impact scale. we could even see a thunderstorm and we're looking at the possibility of anywhere from about a 10th of an inch of rain in some spots and temperatures at least 15 degrees below where they should be for this time of year. here's our roof camera where it doesn't look too bad right now. we've got dry pavement and a few clouds. it doesn't look too breezy but heree doppler 7. you can see some of the showers skirting parts of the peninsula along the coast. a little closer in the hills here looking at wet weather west of saratoga. also around mt. hamilton, just checked the temperature, it's at about 36 degrees here. so we could even see some mixed precip there before the day is out. and right along the coast down
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through santa cruz it's gray, it's breezy and it's cool. the wider perspective shows the twist in the atmosphere, the area of low pressure. we will have some heavy downpours. we're looking at some thunderstorms, also some snow in the mountains. temperatures are in the mid-30s here around truckee. we have mixed precip up around mt. shasta. really the entire state looking at an unusual weather pattern with our winter weather advisory continuing into tomorrow. 5 to 7 inches of snow at pass levels and we could see 9 or 10 inches in the highest elevations. here's mt. tam. it's breezy, it's cool, it's cloudy, we've got some fog and looking at numbers in the low 50s in san francisco. look at sfo, doesn't this look foreboding here. it looks a little bit slick out there. showers will be in and around the bay area today. it is going to be winds certaint feel cooler. look at that, 31-mile-an-hour wind gusts at sfo.
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novato 33 miles an hour. concord up to 23. by the delta, nearly 30. everywhere around the bay today, especially at the coast, it will be gusty to windy. so anywhere from 40 miles an hour close to mt. diablo. if you're going to do any bike rides today, not the greatest day. look at the mountains. can you believe this? yeah, temperatures are cool. we're looking at cool conditions today. sunny and warmer tomorrow and with warmer days ahead each and every day. here are the scattered showers, 9:00. it continues into the afternoon. here's noon time. as we get towards 2:00 we've got the clouds, we've got the breezy conditions and we still have the showers. amounts, they will be light. we're talking about anywhere from 0.05 tbe 0.2 or so. some areas that get heavier downpours could see heavier amounts. the colors indicate the gusty conditions all throughout the day, especially at the coast, and then this will take us through the evening hours. only 50s today, maybe a few 60s
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inland. and that accuweather seven-day forecast, you're going to want to see it. tomorrow it's going to be sunnier, but still just in the 60s. we'll look for that warmup each and every day. download our accuweather app to stay up to date. >> i feel kind of bad for all the folks heading up to wine country today. >> well, they have been warned. i don't think it's a surprise. >> lisa, thank you. in the south bay the town of morgan hill is trying to bill itself as a regional tourist destination. the town, about halfway between san jose and gilroy along highway 101 is home to fewer than 50,000 people. bt a new project downtown could be the key to its success. over the years the once sleepy town of morgan hill has become more than just a g you, everything. so i love it. >> quiet and quaint have bee hu bustle of construction downtown. next to th monterey road, the granada hotel recently broke ground and will have 60 rooms and feature a spa, steakhouse and market hall among
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other amenities. south bay entrepreneur frank liall is on a mission to make morgan hill a tourist destination similar to napa. >> the way that traffic is and people's time restraints. why not take a 15, 20 minute drive down to morgan hill. >> just a few blocks away, a new apartment building will come online later this year in addition to other projects in the works. >> we have the weather, we have the wineries, we have the restaurants. so it's all finally coming together. >> officials say it's all part of their plan to raise the city's profile. >> about this renaissance is that they're local investors. there are people that believe in this community, they believe in the ppeningoofast? long-time residents wonder how much more growth the city can handle. >> there's only so many ways in. and those ways are just so stressed with all the people that are now living here, it makes life a little more
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we can help actively repair enamel in its weakened state. it's innovative. my go-to toothpaste is going to be pronamel repair. it's sunday, may 26th. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with a first look at the accuweather forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking live doppler 7 for us. hi, lisa. >> chris, it's also the last weekend of may. we've got snow in the mountains, rain in the bay area. our storm impact scale is a 1. scattered showers throughout the day today. numbers about 10 to 15 degrees below average. could even see some downpours
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with a thunderstorm. so as we look all the way down the peninsula to the coast here at boulder creek, scots valley, some wet weather. mt. hamilton could even see mixed precip here. temperatures are only in the mid-30s in the upper elevations, so it is going to be breezy and cool today offshore. still some showers. as ween the perspective, the area of low pressure the culprit for this unseasonably cool weather is to the north of us. that twist in the atmosphere encompassing much of the state today. so the winds, look at them, gusting to over 28 miles an hour to the north of

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