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good morning. a triple threat. three powerful storm systems threatening the country this morning. in the plains tens of millions on the look out for tornadoes and hail and heavy rains. in the atlantic, ana headed for the carolinas. upgraded to a tropical storm this morning. in the rockies, up to 2 feet of snow is expected. dylan is in oklahoma watching it all. home grown terror. military bases across the country on heightened alert after the pentagon warns isis followers may take aim at u.s. troops. how serious is this threat? captured. california residents breathing easier after police arrest a man
of violently ambushing a 13-year-old girl in her own home. how good samaritans helped police track him down. and warrior prince. prince harry wows australia wrapping up military training by repeling buildings and copiloting a helicopter. all before returning to his princely duties. today, may 9th. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today," with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm willie geist in for
once the atmosphere becomes more and more unstable. it's that zone in red the area where we have our best chance of tornadoes. in that entire yellow area we still have the threat of large hail damaging wind gusts and flash flooding also the dangerous lightning. from iowa into texas with some areas with an enhanced risk of stronger storms. we are looking for those to continue to spread east and, again, produce the possibility of those stronger storms. we're also looking at flash flood watches in effect because
we've had inches of rain here in the past several days. we will have several more inches perhaps 5 to 7 inches within the areas of downpour. now back here in norman oklahoma at the national weather center and across 90 national weather offices across the country they are releasing one of these balloons. it gives us a good sample of what's going on in the upper atmosphere. we have meteorologist boris mitchell here and he is going to let it go. let's take our reading. just like that it is off into the sky. that box will actually land to the ground once the helium balloon bursts in the atmosphere. if someone finds it there's a little return envelope if you want to mail it back here. only about 10% get mailed back to this office. little fun fact for you guys. >> dylan, that's great. >> that's the information we need. >> i've always wondered how they get that information. very cool stuff. thanks. >> love that picture she took too, the lightning shot.
>> really impressive. >> dylan, thank you very much. now to another weather threat on the east coast. residents of north and south carolina bracing for the first named storm of the 2015 atlantic hurricane season. nbc's gabe gutierrez in myrtle beach, south carolina keeping an eye on tropical storm ana. gabe good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's several weeks before the start of hurricane season. we have been seeing the outer bands of ana hitting us in myrtle beach throughout the morning. we've seen wind and rain off and on throughout the morning. an hour ago we had rain. a few minutes ago the sun peaked out and getting wind and seeing a lot of choppy surf and dangerous rip currents could be seen here over the next few days. ana would be the seventh named storm to hit the u.s. in may since 1950. overnight it was reclassified from a subtropical storm to a tropical storm and now has maximum sustained winds of almost 60 miles an hour and it is forecast to bring up to 5
inches of rain throughout parts of the carolinas. now on friday it was virtually stationary off the coast. now it is moving northwest at just about 3 miles per hour. so again, it's expected to bring heavy rains here through monday and it is expected to officially make landfall here along the carolina coast sometime tomorrow. guys back to you. >> all right. gabe gutierrez in myrtle beach, gabe thanks so much. the weather travels don't stop in those two spots. there is a powerful storm brewing in the west that is threatening to dump two feet of snow in the rockies. we turn to nbc's national correspondent miguel almaguer. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the weather may not look like much now but that's certainly expected to change in the next 12 to 15 houshsrs. we have light rain. temperatures chilly in the 30s and 40s. in 12 hours we expect the
temperatures to drop all of this light rain to turn to heavy snow. it could be blizzard like conditions. up to 20 inches of snow in this area over in the rockies in the colorado area. they're talking about avalanche warnings here in rapid city the mayor is asking folks in this area to stay home overnight, to sell will brat mother's day. the dns are expected to be treacherous. now this cold front that's moving in could drop at least 20 inches of snow in this area up to 6 inches in this area. it depends where you live. the front edge of a winter storm in the middle of may. folks certainly bracing for what's expected to be a bad storm. again, city officials telling folks to brace for the cold weather and to stay indoors, that's how cold it's going to be guys. back to you. >> not the way they should see mother's day. miguel thanks. >> let's go inside to chenel with reports of a plane crash in spain. >> breaking news. a military transport plane crashed on takeoff in spain this
morning. according to spanish news forces there were 6 or 7 crew members aboard. it was an airbus but not a passenger flight. a man is in custody this morning suspected of a brazen attack on a young girl in california. surveillance video captures terrifying moments as the little girl fights off the intruder. nbc's ron allen has the story. >> reporter: swift justice in san jose after a shocking crime. a 13-year-old girl attacked in broad daylight as she arrived inside her home from school. in this interview her voice altered to protect her identity. >> i'm thinking help me help me please. that was actually the only thing going through my mind. >> as you can see, the suspect altered his appearance. >> reporter: police identified the suspect as muhammad khaliki, 31. arrested and charged with multiple counts of burglary attempted sexual assault and false imprisonment. less than 48 hours after her
parents made their home security video public as it was shown locally on social media, police say tips poured in. >> the suspect is now off the streets. we have credible evidence which we believe links this suspect to those attacks. he is a sexual predator. in my opinion, he's a monster. >> reporter: police say the same suspect attacked another woman last month at a local grocery store following her into a restroom. both incidents, authorities say, happened within walking distance of his home. police say it's unclear when the suspect will appear in court. what does seem certain, the young girl says she will never walk home alone again. ron allen, nbc news. a hung jury means there is still no answer to one of america's most famous child abduction mysteries. a single juror held out against convicting pedro hernandez in the disappearance of etan patz 36 years ago in new york city. hernandez confessed to the killing but his lawyers argued the cone fegs was coerced.
prosecutors plans to try him again. tiger woods may be down but is not out. at least not yet. he was in danger of missing the cut. it came down to the final hole friday. he needed to make this 9 foot birdie putt to stay in the tournament. and brushing aside personal problems and nagging injuries as you see, tiger rallied to save his chances. brittain's prince harry is getting the royal welcome in new zealand today. college students performed a traditional welcome for the prince. he arrived after military training in australia. captain harry wales underwent a four week training with the australian special forces. good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter. right around 50 degrees now as we head through the day we'll see plenty of sunshine especially by this afternoon. but a strong sea breeze will keep the coastline cool at 61 degrees for san francisco.
you'll notice down in towards the peninsula, 70. 72 for the south bay. warm spot at 75 and the north bay at 73. hing. it is now officially a tropical storm. winds at 60 miles per hour. not moving much. as we go into tonight and tomorrow it will pick up forward speed and possibly make landfall along the coast of north carolina by sunday. you can see the outer bands producing heavier rain but it's not just the rain it's the rip current danger the rough surf and also the potential for beach erosion. we are looking at the possibility where as much as 5 to 7 inches of rain out of that tropical system. in the middle of the country 5 to 7 inches of rain from torrential downpours. that could lead to flash flooding. we're looking at our best chance of tornadoes in southwestern texas, panhandle of oklahoma. that's a look at the weather across the country. now here's a peak out your window. reach, the warning. the department of defense ordering more than 3,000 military bases and sites across
the u.s. to raise the terrorist threat level to bravo. that indicates an increase or credible threat. >> that means they will take much more careful look at who is coming on to base and who is already on the base. >> reporter: the announcement is not the result of a specific threat the military is concerned about several recent incidents, including the shooting where two isis inspired gunmen were killed in garland, texas at the prophet muhammad incident. >> the fbi followed up and said clearly there are perhaps thousands of people in the united states that are participating in some way communicating back and forth with isis. >> reporter: a lot of that communication and recruiting is happening online. >> we are certainly using all of the tools available to us to determine how social media is being used. >> reporter: fbi director james comey said this week it is almost as if there is a devil
hitting on the shoulder saying kill kill kill, all day long. the latest warning is targeted at the military, but what does this mean for every day citizens? >> an escalation of threats from isis and other radical groups against the united states and other countries. >> reporter: there is no word on how the terror threat level will last. the fbi has ordered the field offices to review the list of all suspects to make sure the right ones are being tracked after revelations that one of the texas gunmen was known to authorities, but not under surveillance. erica, willie. >> kristen, thank you. turning to a story getting a lot of attention. if you may be thinking of getting a manicure you want to hear this. an expose on the lives of the korean owned nail salons in the new york area. a story they have been working on for over a year. >> an explosive one and a lot of
people talking about it this week. a reporter talked to 150 nail salon workers in the new york area. many were found to be illegal immigrants working below minimum wage. the leader of the new york area korean nail salon association declined to address the problem. that is not the worst of it. workers endure all manner of humiliation and having tips docked for minor transgressions and monitoring by owners and physical abuse. employers are rarely punished for labor or other violations. this is not just a new york city problem. 17,000 nail salons and as you pointed out, it is mother's day. a lot of people are going out. >> my thing is what is the take away for women or men who want to go get a manicure or pedicure. what do we do? >> there are things advised on things you do the next time you go to the nail salon.
>> get to know the manicurist. interview the person. work look around. >> most of the time you go in and out. most of the time it is elevator chat. >> they are saying you should actually and this is where you say if they can give you an answer if cameras are involved. you should interview to the point where you say how are you paid. that can be an awkward conversation but a better sense of the salon you are in. willie said go to the stores and ask the owner. >> put heat on them. the exposes lead to big change. shining a spotlight on it. some of the nail salon workers in the piece not paid at all. they live on tips alone. the owner reserves the right to take the tips away. >> if we all do it you won't feel like an oddball. how do you pay your employees. makes a difference.
>> yeah. for more than 50 world war ii airplanes flew over the nation's capitol on friday. a chance to honor the american heroes who won world war ii. nbc's peter alexander got to take a rare trip aboard a practice flight on the famed b-29 bomber which helped to end the war. take a look. >> reporter: history soared with flying colors on the nation's restricted air space. an unforgettable army of airplanes that helped win a world war. >> i want to be the last guy standing who served in world war ii. >> reporter: strangers until today, this pair of 91-year-olds who flew in world war ii are going back up. honorary crew members on the practice run for the flight. >> go touch it. >> reporter: even today imposing on the runway. the b-29 bomber that ended the war. >> that's my baby. >> reporter: carter was the last to parachute out of the burning
b-29 over burma. >> not having my chest buckle buckled. we didn't practice. >> they say buckle up next time. >> reporter: captured, he survived beatings and malaria as a p.o.w. >> you decide to give up and you die away like a lot of guys did. >> reporter: that's not the call? >> no i said as long as i'm breathing, i'm alive. i will make it out of here. >> reporter: now as carter completes his mission, flying along for the first time his daughter carla. all volunteer crews from the air force helped the history take flight. 70 years ago you were on board. >> that's right. >> reporter: what does it mean to be back? >> wonderful experience. i love it. >> reporter: the b-29 was the most technological aircraft of the time. higher and faster and farther
than all of the others. nearly 4,000 produced for world war ii. this is the last one still flying. >> to be in the plane that my dad was in i mean it is just phenomenal. >> reporter: carla took the seat where her father once flew. after a flight through the past. >> this is an emotional moment. >> yeah. >> reporter: the generation of veterans that scratched the heavens still leaving a lot to look up to. for "today," peter alexander, nbc news, manassas virginia. >> what a moment. >> what a view through the front of the plane. peter got the front row seat. great story. still to come on "today," we will get you caught up on the stories that had people talking this week. from the shooting in texas to the private battle that went public. but first this is "today" on nbc.
and we're back this saturday morning with the download. catching up on the week that was. >> from deflategate to a round of new presidential contenders. no shortage of headlines. we begin with a deadly shooting in texas sparking fears are home grown terrorism. gunshots fired at an anti-islamist event in texas. >> two men in body armor opened fire. >> the two gunmen nadir soofi and elton simpson were quote soldiers of the caliphate. >> no evidence that isis had a hand in the plot. a state of emergency declared across the center of the country. >> up to 50 tornado reports. >> the eerie sound of silence. >> now you get clear contact to the ground. >> a massive tornado half a mile
wide tearing through oklahoma. >> three coming down on me. i have to back out of here. tom brady back in the spotlight after the the nfl released the report on deflate gait gate. >> i have not had time to digest it. >> a big week for declaring for candidacy. >> and carly fiorina declaring her candidacy. >> entering the race today, dr. ben carson. >> former arkansas governor mike huckabee jumped in the race. >> i don't have a global foundation or taxpayer funded paycheck to live off. >> silicon valley mourns the loss of the most loved and respected. >> dave goldberg was married to
well known facebook executive sheryl sandberg. >> if you picked someone willing to share the burden and joys of your personal life you will go further. >> believed goldberg was on the treadmill when he fell and hit the back of his head. >> sofia vergara is speaking out about bringing the frozen embryos to term. >> you break up and you say i don't want to have a baby with you. i'm not involved. >> can you blame me in. >> in the op-ed, loeb wrote, this is tantamount to killing them. one of fashion's biggest celebrities dressed up for the met gala in style. >> sarah jessica parker dressed in style. she got to the carpet and everybody cleared out and made way for her. >> and shaquille o'neal showing true sportsmanship on live tv.
>> he tweets out whoever makes me the best meme of me busting my you know what wins $500 cash. go. he has the smooth criminal dance with michael jackson and simba in the lion king. >> some really good shaq memes. my kids are obsessed with shaq. >> he randomly stopped by here one saturday. >> i know he did. >> he sat next to sheinelle. >> there he is at superman. knocked out by floyd mayweather. the memes went on. >> he has a great sense of humor. another story we want to update you on the offer from zappos. we will not have traditional managers or job titles. if it doesn't work for you, we will give you three months severance and you can leave. the washington post has an update. about 14% of the company, 200
employees, took that offer. they did not give details on who left or why they left. they say that people took the packages for different reasons. said this is not for everyone. when given the out, they took it. >> probably a case by case thing. you want to leave and get three months severance. >> and you have three months to look for a job. other people don't like the idea of not having a boss. i was surprised about that. >> interesting update on that one. a lot of attention at the time. still to come here on "today," another one that will have you talking. by jumping into the pool or
good morning to you. it is 5:26 on this saturday morning, cloudy look over all the lights shining in san francisco this morning. good morning to you. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our microclimate forecast. >> good morning. we all made it. >> love the weekend. >> cloud cover, as you mentioned, kira all the way from the north bay into the south bay over to the tri-valley as well. every location waking up to cloud cover this morning. overall, it will be a nice sunny day this afternoon. temperatures really comfortable. chamber of commerce weather, if you will. 72 in the south bay. 70 for the peninsula. 73 for the tri-valley or rather
75. only cool spot against the coastline, very strong sea breeze, 62 degrees in san francisco. that will mean nor foggy start tomorrow and maybe, just maybe a chance of rain this week. take a peek. >> you always have something for us. >> the great news about this is that rain season ended and we're still getting rain. >> which is good. >> yes. >> anthony, thanks. >> we have new details this morning about a case sending shock waves throughout san francisco. a well-known political consultant working with mayor ed lee has been arrested for child pornography. 31-year-old enrique pierce is currently working on mayor ed lee's re-election campaign. neighbors say police kicked in his door and spent hours collecting evidence from his first-floor apartment. mayor lee's current re-election
spokesperson says pierce's contract has been revoked. yesterday 3-year-old mila and 5-year-old mickey arrived unharmed. the kids along with dad, got stuck in the back country, surviving on peanut butter sandwiches and granola bars. searches scoured the region for them. army national guard eventually spotted them. their cell phone captured the rescue. you see that there. new safety concerns on a gas transmission line that a local community has long worried about. pipeline 147 along britton avenue in the heart of san carlos. pressure in the line had to be lowered after reports of weak spots. pg&e workers are repairing the
♪ jimmy fallon and bono having a little fun. that was fun. after u2 was forced to cancel an appearance last year. the van was the only guest to make up for the cancellation. we will have much more on that coming up in the series we're calling "pop start." welcome back. it is saturday may 9th. i'm celebrating mom a bit early. >> we celebrate mom every day.
also coming up, "the huffington post" celebrating a milestone. i sat down with aryanna huffington in how people get their news online. and a celebration for a special visitor on the plaza. >> look at the face. wrangler celebrating his half birthday. he is here to show off his dog park. where else would he want to celebrate. >> i talked to saxon and she said the alarm went off and he went hmmm? we will begin the half hour with the police investigation underway in south carolina where a man who called for police help was shot by an officer who came to his house. this morning, we are hearing the dramatic 911 calls and police reportings from the shooting.
here is nbc's kerry sanders. >> reporter: he is hospitalized in stable condition. shot friday in the neck by a south carolina officer. the 26-year-old said he cannot feel his legs. his lawyer says he fears he was partially paralyzed. >> this is an emergency. they have guns. people come. >> reporter: that is heyward calling 911 asking for help in a home invasion. two men he identified in a call that were black were outside his house believed to be armed. at one point, you can hear a gunshot. when deputies arrived, heyward, who is armed, walked out the back door. the police ordered him to drop the gun. then in a second the deputy fired. >> someone called us for help and we ended up being part of
him getting injured. >> reporter: in a police recording from the ambulance released by detectives. >> officer did it but it was an accident. he didn't know. he saw the gun. >> reporter: this county is on edge after a white police officer was caught last month shooting a black man in the back. the officer is charged with murder. this is different and heyward's family says they have trouble understanding why the officer fired so quickly. >> it shows our officers are too trigger happy in these environments. that's a problem. >> reporter: the officer who shot heyward is not talking to reporters. the sheriff's office says until an investigation is completed, they cannot reach any conclusions about what happened. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news. >> more investigation to come on that story. kerry, thank you. let's go back to dylan
tracking the severe weather in oklahoma. good morning, dylan. >> good morning, willie. severe weather in the plains. a tropical storm in the southeast. we have snow in the rockies. and northern rockies, as much as 30 inches of snow. we have winter storm warnings in effect all throughout wyoming and south and north dakota. we are looking at the snow to really increase as we go into tonight and tomorrow with some of the higher elevations picking up as much as 12 to 24 inches of snow. that is up to 2 feet of snow which is not unprecedented, but a weird thing to see in may with everything else. as for the severe weather, the best chance of tornadoes is across southwestern kansas. mostly in rural areas. everyone in the yellow area needs to be on alert for large hail and damaging wind gusts and flash flooding and dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning. we will see showers in the ohio valley and tennessee valley. we will have rain and rough surf
because of tropical storm ana. and in the northeast, temperatures in the 60s across hey, good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter. cloudy skies over my shoulder palo alto. it's going to be pretty extensive this morning. we will get rid of the cloud cover about 11:00 this morning. after that plenty of sunshine. 72 for the south bay, 70 for the peninsula. tri-valley one of the warmest at 75. same for north bay at 73. cool at the coastline. only in the 60s with a strong sea breeze. jackets are especially needed there today. have a good one. and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you very much. don't go anywhere. still ahead, we will show you what happened when dylan surprised her mom with a trip that she has always dreamed about. looking forward to that. up next the hidden dangers lurking in pools and hot tubs. a
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time to flashsplash in the pool. the cdc reports more and more people are actually getting sick from pools and hot tubs. cases are on the rise. this morning, before you jump in we have you covered. we're jumping in for you. pool season is here. and families across the country are diving in. but have you ever wondered what germs are waiting in the water? we suited up to find out. >> time to start testing. >> while you vacation our rossen reports team is hard at work. taking samples from pools and hot tubs at five top hotel chains. >> all of the samples. >> and sending them off to the certified lab for testing. right away look what we found. debris on top. visible dirt on the bottom. this mystery item floating around. that's not all. look at this clump of hair.
you're swimming in this. >> another one down. >> so we're surprised by the lab report. no dangerous bacteria in any of the pools. good news. but before you celebrate, here comes trouble. >> let's see how dirty this hot tub is. >> when we tested the hot tub, we found total coliform and enterocaucus. >> it means someone went to the bathroom and went to the pool. >> we shared our results with experts. an er doctor at lenox hill hospital. >> i believe the chlorine kills the bacteria. >> it can, but to a certain extent. it is where bacteria thrives best. >> in another hot tub, psudomonus. how easy is it to get sick from
this? >> it could be minutes. >> that quick? >> that quick. >> allen knows how dangerous dirty hot tubs be. one quick dip in a public hot tub sends him to the hospital. >> a doctor came in and he said you have legionaires disease. >> suddenly allen was fighting for his life. >> it was my time of relaxation. i had absolutely no idea i was breathing in the mist which was contaminated. >> in all, we tested five hot tubs. all of them came back with bar bacteria counts in the millions. a summer warning before you make a splash. the hotel industry urges all employees to clean the pools and hot tubs and test the ph levels twice a day. no one is saying the pool will kill you. go swimming. i will.
it's fun. there are ways to protect yourself by rinsing off before you jump in. for parents, take your kids to the bathroom every 60 minutes or so. that way they are less likely to go in the pool. guys. >> all right. >> jeff, thanks. >> a problem since the beginning of time. just one of those things. >> some things we cannot stop. >> you have to jump in and have fun. >> rinse off first before you jump in. >> are we cancelling the hot tub date? >> no, we're still on. >> bring on the hot tub time machine. celebrating ten years of america's favorite web sites. how the huffington post turned buying a used car can be a scary proposition. you walk onto that lot and immediately you are surrounded like a guppy in a shark tank. it just feels like car salesmen want to sell whatever car is best for them, not best for me. there's gotta be a better way.
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>> that was a marvelous view. we were just 11 hours old. the reviewer said the huffington post is an unsurvivable failure. >> when arianna huffington launched the site she maintained the intent wasn't political. >> we wanted to be a robust journalistic enterprise doing traditional journalism and to be a platform available to anybody who had something interesting to say. >> that model means on any given day, presidents and princes and award winning journalists share space. it is eye catching headlines are designed to draw you in. there is space for real reporting. an investigation into the lives of wounded veterans won the 2012 pulitzer prize. and promoting healthy snacks and
better balance in the office and including no e-mail after hours. >> it is not sustainable to expect people to be always on. we are not made that way. >> both the company and site have grown exponentially. grown from 500,000 viewers in the month, to 215 million globally today. >> i remember when 10 million was a goal. now to have 214 million globally is vastly different. >> in 2011 aol paid $300 million for the huffington post. transforming its founder from a political spouse and pundit into a media mogul. >> i think it is imperative for the huffington post to remain a work in progress. to never say this is a huffington post.
>> wow. >> it is a work in progress. think about how it changes. >> i remember when it first started. we would check it every once and a while. then it became a daily habit. >> a lot of people look for the headlines. they look for the eye catching headlines that any newspaper would do. >> it starts with arianna, a force of nature. also she is now assembled a group of good reporters who are doing more of what they were accused of before. cat videos and all that. they are doing good reporting. >> one of the things they told me is they stopped doing pieces on post pregnancy bodies. they found that really wasn't helping anybody. one of the things they are focusing on is what's working where they look at news stories which are more positive. >> happy anniversary. still to come this morning, we will head to the orange room where moms are weighing in on what they really want for
tomorrow is mother's day. so erica, what is your idea of the perfect present. could it be a handy mom travel mug? >> who doesn't need a handy mom travel mug. >> i love the things my kids give me. i have a pin my son made for me in kindergarten. i love those things. i would not mind an hour by myself doing nothing. not that i don't love you, dave, weston and sawyer. >> i think the kid made stuff is best. >> i love that stuff. >> we asked moms on today.com and sheinelle is in the orange room with the answers. >> erica and willie i think moms in the country agree with you. you may be surprised. i like them.
here we go. 4% of moms wanted alone time. particularly to binge watch their shows. 6% of moms want sleep. that's me. she is smiling. 9% want delicious food. here is the key, prepared by someone else. 28% want a fun day with the family. 33% of you really really want the day off from parenting. i will tell you, i want a concotion of all of them. you upload a video of 10 seconds or less completing mom, i love you because. use the #orangeroom. we may air your videos tomorrow. don't you like my coupon book? i want you to give me. >> i actually got coupons from my son yesterday. weston gave me four coupons they made in class. one is take out the trash. one is do something for you. there are great ones. >> it was fun to watch you
listen to sheinelle and you said yes, please. yes, please. >> do you think they are watching at home? >> sheinelle, thank you. still to come on "today," u2 takes over the tonight show. you remember the accident sidelined him and he had to cancel a week of shows. they came back last night with jimmy and as you can imagine, they did it in style. it is all part of our pop start. >> that's how they roll. we are looking forward to that. we are looking forward to kicking off pop start this weekend. you will see more of on "today." the pursuit of healthier. it begins from the second we're born. after all, healthier doesn't happen all by itself. it needs to be earned... every day... using wellness to keep away illness... and believing that a single life can be made better by millions of others. healthier takes somebody who can power modern health care... by connecting every single part of it. for as the world keeps on searching for healthier...
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it is 5:56 saturday morning. cloudy look at the bay bridge as we face toward san francisco from emeryville. good morning to you. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our microclimate forecast. >> it's almost postcard perfection right there. >> it was pretty with the twinkling lights and the gloom. >> we're used to the fog and cloud cover. this morning, temperatures in the 50s for the most part. still a little chilly out toward the north bay. cold enough to make some snow up there. the rainy season over as well. we have rain in the forecast as we head toward this upcoming week. not today, though. droi day. temperatures cool at the
coastline. 62 in san francisco. 73 for the north bay. 75 for the tri-valley. 70 for the peninsula and 72 for the south valley. little bit of rain in the forecast. we'll go over that at 7:00. hope you can join us. >> you always keep us on our toes anthony, thanks. we have continuing coverage of the brazen assault of a 13-year-old girl in her own home. and her attacker has confessed. mohammed kaliki was arrested in the east bay tuesday. he was caught on camera cornering the 13-year-old inside her san jose home. deborah steele and her children are his neighbors in san jose. they tell us they think he's odd but they're still shocked by this news. he was arrested in his mother's home after this video of the attack spread online and nationwide. the 13-year-old was able to identify kaliki in a police lineup. new details about a case sending shock waves through san francisco. a well-known political
consultant who is currently working with mayor ed lee has been arrested for child pornography. 31-year-old enrique pierce was arrested for child pornography. he has worked with several san francisco politicians, currently working on mayor lee's re-election campaign. his neighbors in the civic center neighborhood say police kicked in his door and spent hours collecting evidence from his first-floor apartment. mayor lee's current re-election campaign spokesperson tells us the contract with pierce has been terminated. a bay area dad and his young children are safe after a hair harrowing ordeal. the family was stranded in the cold see air wra for two days. yesterday the man and 3-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son arrived unharmed at their grandparents' home in piedmont. the kids along with dad, got stuck on a back trail in the
sierras. they survived on peanut butter sandwiches and granola bars as searches scoured the region for them. the army national guard eventually spotted them and their cell phone captured the rescue. coming up this morning on "today in the bay," statewide drought has caused changes at starbucks. what the java giant is no longer doing here in california. that, plus all of your top stories at 7:00 right now. back to the "today" show.
good morning. it's saturday may 9th 2015. here is a look at top stories. triple threat. 25 million people bracing for a storm system set to hit parts of the country. this as a tropical storm threatens the carolinas and up to 2 feet of snow expected to fall in the rockies. captured. police track down the man who attacked the young girl in her home. the manhunt led after the security camera caught the ordeal on tape as the girl fought off her attacker. and royal prince. royal harry gets a kiss after
donning scenes from an action movie. all part of the stint with the australian army. good morning. welcome back to "today." a beautiful saturday morning here in new york city. quickly warming up. chilly right now. >> starting to warm up. >> a nice day here in new york. i'm willie geist in for lester. >> nice to have you with us. i'm erica hill. dylan is in oklahoma this morning where she is tracking a potentially deadly storm. there are a number of them in different parts of the country. we will keep a close eye on that as we get right down to the wild weather from coast to coast. we have correspondents lined up across the country. dylan is in oklahoma where she is keeping a close eye on the dangerous weather system that has 25 million people in its path. dylan. >> reporter: erica, we are waiting for the storms to develop later on this afternoon. the meteorologists are busy here at the national weather service. i want to point out something to you. twice a day here they release
these helium filled weather balloons and attached is an instrument that goes up into the atmosphere and collects the meteorology data that the meteorologists need to make the forecast. we are going to get this all set up. we will do that launch live in just a second. take a look at the storms we saw yesterday. i noticed i captured the picture of the bolt of lightning. we had the sunset on my left and there was a giant storm to my north/northeast. the bolt of lightning was insane. indicative of the vivid lightning. we are looking at the chance of tornadoes today. the tornadoes yesterday were caught in northern texas. today, more storms seen in western kansas. take a look at some of the storms that we saw yesterday. hail the size of baseballs to the north of where i am in norman oklahoma. hail so thick in places it
looked like snow on the ground. we have rain in the area and more rain yesterday that roads were completely flooded. we had downed power lines and trees from the damaging wind gusts. today, we are looking at the threat of our strongest storms again back through parts of kansas and into the panhandle of oklahoma. everything is fairly quiet this morning with storms in the midwest. we are looking at those storms to fire up again later on this afternoon once the atmosphere was unstable. the zone in red is the best chance of tornadoes. in the entire yellow area we still have the threat of large hail and wind gusts and flash flooding. we are looking for those to continue to spread east and produce the stronger storms.
we are looking at flash floods because of the rain here in the past several days. we will have several more inches within the heavy downpours. flash flooding will remain an issue. back here in norman oklahoma at the national weather service and across 90 national weather offices across the country, they are releasing one of the balloons. it gives us a sample of what is going on in the upper atmosphere. we have meteorologist forrest mitchell here. let's take our reading. let it go. and just like that it is off into the sky. that box will land to the ground once the helium balloon busts into the atmosphere. if someone finds it there is a return envelope. only 10% get mailed back to the office. little fun fact for you guys. that's the information we need. >> dylan, that is cool. i wondered how they get that information. very cool stuff. >> i look that picture she took. the lightning shot.
>> impressive. >> dylan, thank you very much. now to another weather threat off the east coast. residents in north and south carolina bracing for the first named storm of the 2015 atlantic hurricane season. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in myrtle beach, south carolina. gabe good morning. >> reporter: willie good morning. several weeks before the start of hurricane season. we have seen the outer bands of ana hitting us in myrtle beach. we have seen winds and rain off and on throughout the morning. we had rain this morning and now the sun peeked out a bit. now with a lot of wind and choppy surf. dangerous rip currents will be seen. overnight, it was reclassified from a subtropical storm to a tropical storm. now has maximum sustained winds of almost 60 miles an hour. and it is forecast
now, on friday it was virtually stationary off the coast. now it is moving northwest at just about 3 miles per hour so again, it's expected to bring heavy rains here through monday and it is expected to officially make landfall here along the carolina coast sometime tomorrow. guys back to you gabe gutierrez in myrtle beach, thanks so much the weather travels don't stop in those two spots. there's a powerful storm out west threatening to dump snow in the rockies. for that we turn to miguel almaguer who is in rapid city south dakota. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the weather may not look like much right now, but that's expected to change. we have light rain here at the the temperatures are pretty chilly somewhere in the 30s and 40s, but in about 12 hours, we expect the terms to drop all of
this light rain to turn to heavy snow. could be blizzard-like conditions up to 20 inches of snow in this area. over in the colorado area they're talking about avalanche warnings. the mayor in this area is asking people to stay home to celebrate mother's day indoors tomorrow because the conditions on the road are expected tore treacherous. this cold front could drop at least 20 inches of snow in this area up to 6 inches in some areas, but we're talking about the front edge of a winter storm in the middle of may. so folks here certainly bracing for what's expected to be a bad storm. city officials again telling folks to brake for the cold weather. back to you. >> not the way they pictured mother's day now let's go inside to chanel with reports of a plane crash overnight in spain military transport plane crashed on takeoff in seville
spain, this morning. it was an airbus but not a passenger flight. a man is in custody this morning suspected of a brazen attack on a young girl in california. surveillance video captures the terrifying moments as the girl fights off the intruder. nbc's ron allen has the story. >> reporter: swift justice in san jose after a shocking crime. a 13-year-old girl attacked in broad daylight as she arrived inside her home from school. in this interview, her voice altered to protect her identity. >> i'm thinking help me help me police. that's the only thing that was going through my mind. >> as you can see, the suspect altered his appearance. >> reporter: police identify him as 31 arrested and charged with multiple counts of burglary teaked sexual assault and false imprisonment. less than 48 hours after the girl's parents made their home
video made public. afc it was shown repeatedly police say tips poured in. >> the suspect is now off the streets. we have credible evidence that we believe links the suspect to those -- in my opinion, he's a monster. >> reporter: police say the same man attacked another woman at a local grocery store, following her into the rest room. both incidents happened within walking distance of his home. police say it's unclear when he will appear in course but it seems uncertain the young girl will never walk home alone again. ron allen, nbc news. a hung jury means there's still no answers to one of the america's most famous child abduction mystery, a single juror held out against convicting pedro gonzalez in the disappearance of etan paez. the lawyers argued the confession was coerced tiger woods may be down but
he's not out, at least not yet. he was in danger of missing the cut at the players championship in florida this weekend. it came down to the final hole friday. he needed to make in nine-foot birdie putt to stay in the tournament. rushing aside with problems and nagging injuries tiger rallied to save his chances britain's prince harry is getting the royal welcome in zealand today. they performed a traditional welcome for the prince. he arrived after military training in australia. captain harry wales, as he's known there a busy time for the royal family. >> what a week. janell thank you very much. >> looking forward to meeting charlotte when he gets home. >> his new niece thanks a lot. back to dylan for a check of the rest of the country's forecast. >> reporter: there are some of those stuck in the path of
another storm, the first tropical storm of this season. it's rare to get a storm this early in the season but that's the one we're watching now officially a tropical storm. winds are at 60 miles an hour. as we move into tonight d. now possible make landfall across north carolina by sunday. you can see the outer bands produces heavier rains. it's also the rough surf and potential po gaech erosion. we're looking at the possibility of 5 to 7 inches of rain. in the middle of the country, 5 to 7 inches of rain from torrential downpours. that could lead to flash flooding. we're also looking at our best chance of tornadoes across southwestern kansas into the panhandle of oklahoma. oh yeah. we are looking all right. quiet weather expected this weekend. in the 50s for the most part.
we are all cloudy as you can see from our sky camera network from north bay, san francisco, to the south bay. breezy there in san francisco. 62 today. 73 for the north bay. 75 for the tri-valley. peninsula comfortable at 70. the south bay expecting a temperature near 72. we'll talk about our rain chances headed our way this week. guys i was trying to keep my eye on that weather balloon, but i think it's long gone by now. >> good news is you have a garage full of them behind you. >> that's true thanks dylan so a show of force in moscow as they display their military might. thousands of troops marched through the streets as part of the russia's military parade marking 70 years since the end of world war ii keir simmons was there. good morning. >> reporter: willie good morning. the crowd you can see behind me
are celebrating the victory in the second world war. you can see thousands of people flooding into red square. earlier president putin used this platform to effectively criticize the united states and present russia as an alternative force. a display of russian military power not seen since the collapse of the soviet union. back then communist leaders stood in red square. today president putin with china's president. honoring millions of russians who perished in the second world war. these are anxious times against, with conflict in the ukraine. missile launches you can't escape the message. russia is armed, but not necessarily dangerous. putin's press secretary insists. >> never in pursuing our policy but that does not mean that you are not insistsant in pursuing
your own goals. >> reporter: noirk's president has been expected to attend and many western leaders have boycotted the event. >> doesn't want to hear our people. >> reporter: one lawmaker told me they want friendship with the west. >> we want to travel all the over the world, want to speak different languages and want to develop. >> reporter: but in red square today, echos of a cold war the world had hoped was history. was history. and the division seems to be deepening. the president of ukraine accused russia of aggression. putin claimed it is the united states trying to strongarm the world. >> keir simmons, thank you. still to come george clooney tells all, about his wife amal. that's after these messages. his
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we are back on this saturday morning with pop start. we get you caught up with the daily dose of pop culture. >> and george clooney has sweet confessions along with jimmy fallon fallon. >> good morning. riding the subway is not a pleasant experience in new york. this week was an exception. u2 had a performance. it was all part of jimmy fallon's show. >> not working this week. no. plan b. plan b everybody. ♪ >> i love that.
>> isn't that great? >> and for a whole week. it had to be canceled after bono was in the biking accident. the lesson for us is pay attention in the subway. eyes up. >> good point. >> people walked by him until he took off the disguise. >> people ride the subway every day. there are talented people. >> people who walk by are kicking themselves. moving on to george clooney. he may be the only man to make millions of women swoon. we are promoting his film "tomorrow land." he revealed why he fell in love with amal. she is amazing and caring and one of the smartest people he ever met. there are a number of reasons why. in case you missed it on "lip sync battle." it was steven merchant and alan
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good morning. a cloudy look at the golden gate bridge on this saturday morning. good morning to you. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our microclimate forecast. >> yes. little cloudy this morning. little chilly. not all that bad. 51 in santa rosa. 54 in san jose. overall, temperatures near 50 degrees. cloud cover. it will be a while before that cloud cover gets out of here around 11:00 this morning. 62 today for your afternoon high. in san francisco it will be a little bit breezy there as well. jacket weather at the coastline. 73 for the north bay. 70 for the peninsula and 72 for the south bay. so lots of 70s today. again, the coastline, definitely
chilly and cloudy the first half of the day. santa cruz 68 today. >> wow! so you won't be going to the beach? >> not today. not today. >> there's a first time for everything. anthony, thanks. we have continuing coverage now, the brazen assault of a 13-year-old girl in her own home. her attacker has confessed. this is his photo. mohammed kaliki was arrested. he was caught on camera cornering the girl inside her san jose home. deborah steele and her children are his neighbors in san jose and tell us they think he's odd but they're still shocked by this news. police arrested kaliki at his mother's home after the video of this attack spread on the internet and nationwide. the girl was able to identify him in a police lineup. prominent san francisco consultant arrested for child pornography.
31-year-old enrique pierce is accused of distributing child porn and having stolen property. this case involves more than 600 images. he has worked with several san francisco politicians, currently working on mayor ed lee's re-election campaign. his neighbors in the civic center neighborhood tell us police kicked in his door and spent hours collecting evidence from his first-floor apartment. mayor lee's current re-election campaign spokesperson tells us pierce's contract has since been terminated. new safety concerns surrounding a major gas pipeline that peninsula residents have long been worried about. pipeline 147, as it's known, runs through briton avenue. during a retro fit project pg&e workers found bulges and weak spots, reporting it san carlos city officials, lowering the pressure in the line. lawmakers still are concerned that pg&e still isn't doing
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crowd here on the plaza. large crowd. still to come on saturday morning, the story of two families devastated by cancer and were able to find joy after their own tragedy. >> a beautiful story. it is prom season. we decided to take a look at some of the greatest prom movies of all time as we go way, way back to high school here on "today." a mother's day surprise as dylan tells us how her mom helped her find her true sense of adventure. and look who's here this morning. wrangler. he is making his weekend debut. we will check in on how he's doing with training as a guide dog in a bit. >> looking forward to that. before we get to it, let's get a check of the storm systems from dylan. >> good morning, guys. we are looking at the chance of stronger storms redeveloping in the same area where we had storms for the past three days. it is going to be another active afternoon. this area in yellow extending from nebraska to texas.
that's where we will see storms today. it is in orange and especially the red area where we see the strongest storms. western kansas and panhandle of oklahoma is the best chance of tornadoes. in the southeast, the tropical storm ana. in the rockies, up to 2 feet of snow in the forecast between tonight and sunday. for mother's day, snow and severe storms and a tropical storm. some sunshine in some places too. we have a little bit of everything on the map. our slight risk of strong storms extends from iowa to texas. not just for tornadoes, but hail damaging winds and flash flooding is a concern. we will see perhaps as much as 5 to 7 inches of rain in north carolina as tropical storm ana makes landf hey, good saturday morning to you. i'm meteorologist anthony slaughter waking up to cloudy skies. not all that chilly. you'll notice later this afternoon, it will be cool at the coastline. talking low 60s today for san
francisco and little breezy there as well. 72 for the south bay. meanwhile in the tri-valley high of 74. north bay, 73. overall, comfortable, but cool at the coastline today and breezy. rain chances headed our way coming up this morning at 7:00. and that's your latest forecast. back to you guys. >> dylan, thank you. now to a great story of a man and woman who found love again after losing their spouses to cancer. sheinelle is back with that story. >> this is a good story. what started as a tragedy for two families is turning into a modern day brady bunch. what is more remarkable is how the two grieving parents found each other and fell in love all over again. ryan and jessica ronney are living a love story that started with heart break. >> we both blogged to our late spouses cancer journeys. >> reporter: both married and
raising young families. >> i had four. >> i had three. >> reporter: when the respective spouses were diagnosed with brain cancer eventually dying within days. >> i was struggling in a bad way emotionally. >> reporter: someone reading their blogs suggested they may be good support for each other although they were strangers living in different states. >> i left a comment on his blog. i think he responded the next day in an e-mail. >> reporter: after that the conversations never stopped. >> a week later, we were pretty serious. we were e-mailing constantly. >> on the phone. >> on the phone. >> for hours. >> pouring out our hearts. >> reporter: quickly, the kids in both families started asking when they would get a new mom or dad. >> they had a void to fill. to them it's simple. they had a good mom and good dad and they lost that. they wanted another one. >> reporter: one month later, a couple met in person for the
first time and within six months they married. >> we knew what we wanted. we found it in each other. why wait? we learned that you don't know how long life's going to be. if you don't embrace every moment you can, what do you have? >> reporter: but the story isn't over just yet. they are now expecting a baby. >> i know it's eight kids and ridiculous. >> it is. >> one more really at this point? >> reporter: and those who compare them to the brady bunch, they laugh and say one thing is missing. >> we need an alice. >> somebody want to bring us an alice? >> alice is the housekeeper in the brady bunch. the baby is due next month. they admit it is not always easy but depend on faith and commitment to each other. in the end, the sad and difficult times have all been worth it. it makes sense that the two of them are able to come together. >> what a great way to find that something good to come out of that loss.
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- you set rules around the house, right? so set rules for your kids when they go online: don't be a cyberbully. no racy selfies. and remember everyone can see everything you post, even grandma. rules keep kids safe online. the more you know. back now on this saturday morning with a special edition of our weekend movie texticket. >> with prom season in full swing, we are going back in time with cult classics. here is joelle gargulo. >> reporter: the prom. a special moment in any teen's life. >> i'm ted. i'm here to take mary to the
prom. >> reporter: a day filled with highs. >> i feel like julia roberts in "pretty woman." except for the hooker thing. >> hi billy. >> reporter: and always a favorite on the big screen. >> tonight is the night. we have been waiting for this for four years. >> we got a bleeder. >> reporter: yes, "there's something about mary" but something about these flicks. ♪ go johnny go ♪ >> reporter: that transport us back in time. we can all relate to the nervous feeling and anticipation of asking for being asked to the big dance. >> feel any better if i asked to you to the prom? >> reporter: from finding the perfect dress. >> it must be marked wrong. >> reporter: to perfecting the moves. these romantic, awkward and hysterical movies will bring you back to the awkward night you
will never forget. >> you still want to dance with a wolf? >> reporter: so maybe ours were not as eventful. ♪ cut footloose ♪ >> reporter: for "today," joelle garguillo, nbc news new york. >> this is the best night of our lives. there is no way you can watch that and not talk about our favorite prom flicks. >> i love that we are so coordinated. this is beautiful. thank you. we are joined by eric davis. host of not so skinny mom and then chuck nice. all came to play as you always do. good morning. we are glad you are decked out for this. i'm so excited. i dropped my papers. i'll share with my prom date. we have different categories of prom movies to help you get in the mood. if we are all past the age of prom. the first one.
>> your favorite throwback prom movie. "footloose" and "footloose" and "carrie?" >> a little early to go dark on the prom. >> nothing like murder at the prom chuck. >> every prom is "carrie" to me. >> why "footloose?" >> it is the greatest prom movie of all time. my recommendation. how do you top a film with kids banned from dancing. one of the best dancing sequences of all time with kevin bacon. >> you look fantastic. you agree, kerry. >> one degree of separation next to this one. this is when i knew i loved kevin bacon. we did not know him before that. he's hot. he's dancing. the movie is awesome. >> and "back to the future." >> you talk about throwback.
how far back can you be thrown than the future? you have to go back to the prom in the 1950s to actually hook your parents up -- ewww. then at the prom your mom tries to make out with you, double eww. it gave chuck berry a career. >> wasn't looking good for him before that. let's move on to favorite prom comedy movie. >> "pretty in pink." john cryer as duckie. one of the all time greatest characters. a sweet and funny movie. maybe it is okay to be the best friend and you don't always get the girl. i think it is a fantastic film. molly ringwald. >> a classic. kerry? >> "mean girls."
everybody hates the mean girls because we all wear pink on wednesdays. >> chuck? >> i'm recommending "napoleon dynamite." hilarious. pedro's cousin pick of napoleon. his prom date? can you imagine coming to the door and you're with your daughter and two kids in the low rider? >> you are feeling good about that at that point. we don't have time for this. hold up the picks. prom horror movie. "carrie" unanimous. >> thank you for being here and awesome:. >> we should go have brunch in the outfits. >> sheinelle is in the orange room. sheinelle, we will find you a prom dress. >> nothing different. i'm watching here. i'm so excited for our fan of the day. this is kiki brown from
♪ when you love ♪ we're back now on a saturday with our week long mother's day series "mom i love you because." this time dylan is taking her mom on an adventure. >> willie it was awesome. when i was little i listened to everything my mom told me to do. when she told me on mother's day that she would love to go white water rafting, well how could i turn her down? i'm not a very adventurous person but this is not the first time my mom convinced me
to do something wild. i surprised her with a trip to costa rica and we rode the rapids. i'm about 98% my mother's daughter. the 1% i did not get was height and long legs and the other 1% was the sense of adventure. >> i love the thrill. >> she likes to do anything that gets your heart racing. she has convinced me to get a turtle tattoo with her twice. convinced me to go sky diving with her twice. i really wanted to do something special with my mom for mother's day, but i knew i had to think outside the box. so what better way to tap into that sense of adventure than take her white water rafting in costa rica. >> i'm extremely excited.
i can't believe i'm here. >> my mom talks me into anything and everything. >> i consider dylan a mini me. i know if it is something i would enjoy doing, dylan will be there with me. >> we laugh alike. we talk alike. we walk alike. everything is so distinct. when i think back to my childhood, my mom struck that balance of discipline and a strict mother and treating us as kids but also giving us that freedom to grow into the people we were going to grow into. she did not hinder us of doing anything. >> i thought they should take every opportunity to have fun and enjoy life. >> as an adult, i realize i'm the person i am today not because of the specific lessons that my mom taught me but more because i'm just trying to be the person my mom is. i learned from my mom how to be
independent, but ask for help if you need it. i learn to be my own person but to be a good person and think about the people around you. but more than anything else my mom's spirit and sense of fun that i take with me every day. >> now you know we had so much fun on this trip. i love watching that spot. my favorite part was when we were on the plane and exhausted and i put my head on her shoulder and dosed off. you can be that kid around your mom. >> i love your mom more now. >> we love your mom. >> i did not know you have a tattoo. >> she likes to have fun. >> where is the turtle? >> it's right here. >> okay. >> right in that area. >> dylan -- >> that's all you will hear
about that. >> dylan, the other thought is we could take our moms to costa rica? i went to the diner on 91st street with my mom. >> you know how to do it on the weekend. >> dylan, thanks so much. great story. we love your mom. see you. coming up next wrangler is here. we will get the latest on how the beloved puppy is doing in the
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back on a saturday morning with a special visitor. wrapping wrangler is making his weekend debut. >> our puppy with a purpose celebrated his sixth month birthday. take a look at everything he has been up to so far this year. >> are you ready to meet our friend? >> yeah. >> our puppy with a purpose stole the stage in january. and immediately melted our hearts. >> look at that face. >> over 80,000 people chimed in on our puppy's name. it is wrangler! >> 42,000 followers. >> he has become a big hit with us. >> coming out of the door is someone hairy and adorable and just about house trained. willie geist and wrangler. >> a bigger hit with our guests. >> hi honey. >> who is cuter? wrangler or gronk?
>> full-time handler saxon easton is the number one fan. >> will you get a puppy after this experience? >> an interesting experience watching anne hathaway socialize with your puppy. >> the first play in the snow. first time climbing the stairs. a little cameo in our super bowl ad. a first visit to the plaza. just this week he celebrated another milestone. his sixth month birthday. when he is not having fun with us he's in puppy class. vital with his work with guiding eyes for the blind. >> fantastic. >> we love wrangler. he is here with the puppy raiser saxon. good to see you. >> nice to see you, too. >> we can't believe how big he has gotten. we are excited he is here with us on the weekend. let's look at the basic commands he learned.
he has sitting down. >> that is a foundation skill when he is partnered with someone with vision loss. wrangler. good. sit. yes. very good boy. down. yes. very good dog. >> good boy. good boy, wrangler. amazing to watch him grow and not just in size but as a guide dog as well. we want to put him through paces here. our buddies at hgtv were good enough to give us an obstacle course. >> this play structure right here wrangler let's go. helped him learn how to be comfortable on stairs and under footing. this is important for him to be a guide dog. in order to be a guide dog, he has to be able to step on stairs and different under footings. some day, he may have to guide
it is 6:59 on saturday morning. thanks for joining us. you're getting a live look at cloudy skies over san francisco. but we should be seeing the sun later today. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our microclimate forecast. >> good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >> we are happy about the weekend. >> we are. >> we made it. >> we always are. great to start the weekend with you. >> yes always kira.
and with you all at home as well. waking up to cloudy skies, as can you see from our san jose cam. cloudy until about 11:00. then sunshine. breezy at the coastline. inland valleys, mild sunshine. we have rain in our seven-day forecast. we'll show you that coming up in a little bit. temperatures in the 50s for the most part. not that bad. cloud cover that's winning the story this morning. extensive from the north bay all the way down to the south bay and over to the tri-valley as well. sky camera network. 73 for the north bay. 61 for san francisco. yes, it will be cool at the coastline and breezy there. 74 for the tri-valley and 72 for the south bay. overall, not the best beach day. cool and breezy there. 60s to 70s for inland valleys and hen rain. yes, rain in the forecast. we'll talk about that coming up in my next report. >> i trust you. i'll say i will believe it when i see it. >> you and