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the bay. we mcelhaney. he weekend under a microclimate right now at 6:00, rain and hail sweeping across the bay area in places and closing out the weekend in a microclimate weather alert. news at 6 starts right now. good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> i'm vicky nguyen. this round of stormy weather brought it all. >> it's about to hit the south bay now. >> you're seeing probably the most significant hail of the day in downtown east san jose. that is not rain, ice particles and hail coming down starting to show up on the doppler.
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we'll take you in the lightning here and frequent lightning strikes usually produce larger hail storms. right here is pale and lavender superimposed slowly drifting into south san jose and slowly towards campbell here in the next 15-20 minutes. you can see other cells in that line also producing quite a bit of hail. more showers in the peninsula. less so towards the north bay. i think that will be the trend of the eke, most significant weather happening in the santa clara valley as the storm tracks down the coast. hail with frequent lightning possible the next hour or 2 especially for the south bay. i will let you know what you can expect the rest of the night coming up in about 15 minutes, and tomorrow's forecast. thank you so much. we did say snow.
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this is what it looked like atop mount hamilton, shortly before noon and it looks very gray. >> you can't tell what direction you're looking. too much snow. >> all rain in recent weeks impacted the roads meaning potholes. there is a push to get as many filled as possible over the weekend. christie joins us live. >> reporter: we spoke with a number of drivers today. they said, yes, they noticed more potholes on streets in the bay area, sometimes when it's too late and their tire is flat. one city spend the weekend trying to patch its potholes. step-by-step they're working on making a smoother ride down gary boulevard in san francisco. hundreds of them in different parts of the city this weekend. >> i run over a lot of potholes
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driving around the city. >> it's not good for my car. every time i see a pothole i try to avoid it. >> we've seen with recent rains we're falling behind and want to play catch-up. we brought crews in for extra shifts this weekend and 12 hour days to try to catch up. >> reporter: water seeps in cracks and can loosen duck under the road. heavy trucks go by and potholes form. last month they had about 1800 potholes. on a dry month about 350. >> we will hit pretty high levels if the rains keep going on. >> reporter: in the city, people can report potholes through the 311 system. workers also regularly work on them. this weekend they're working on heavily traveled corridors. >> i see a lot of people with damaged wheels or flat tire, too. >> reporter: in the east bay, juwan has two tire shops. he says it's been a very busy
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and wet season. >> i repair almost three 0 four wheels every week for cracks which came from the pothole. >> reporter: that gentleman tells us he typically sees the pothole from the passenger side where the driver would not be able to see it and they will add up all the potholes they were able to fill over the weekend and possible they might plan another pothole repair blitz very soon. reporting live in berkeley, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> thank you very much. an umbrella will keep you dry and so will an nbc bay area app although used very differently. know what to expect when you head out the door and conditions hitting the road. >> both very useful. we are learning now about a sinister plot at oakland international airport. an investigator said a man was looking to kill an officer.
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it shows this man looking in and around patrol cars around 9:00 this morning. the sheriff's department says the man was looking for a target. it's unclear if he was searching for someone specific or officer at random but police quickly confronted him. they arrested him and his weapon, a golden knife and police arrested him on the spot. tragedy has struck a member of the oakland council member once again. she is in los angeles this afternoon after learning her son was killed in an armed robbery. our reporter is piecing together details and this story. >> reporter: we understand the council member's son is a student at the southern university of california in los angeles. he was shot at a corner store near the campus there. according to the los angeles police department, 21-year-old victor mcelhaney was confronted at the store by a group of armed
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men. they demanded property from him and shot him. no arrests made in the attack. this is video of the scene shot overnight in l.a. according to sources, mcelhaney went to the store to get something to eat and walked into an armed robbery in progress. the congresswoman is there and her office has not released details in the incident. this is the second tragedy. in 2015, her 17-year-old grandson was shot near the oakland barth station. her son, victor, was studying music at ufc, a jazz drummer and trying to earn his bachelor's degree and a music teacher here at in oakland at the oakland conservatory of music and had been a student at cal state east bay and recently transferred to usc. reporting live at oakland city hall, sergio quintana, bay area news.
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thank you. more sad news to share with you tonight. a world champion cyclist and stanford university student is dead after reportedly taking her own life. she was a three-time world champion in cycling and won a silver medal at the 2016 olympics. the 23-year-old was studying computational and mathematical engineering as a grad student. her roommate found the body thursday night in the dorm room they share. her father said there isn't a second we wouldn't freely give our lives in exchange for hers. the hurt is unbelievable. the young cyclist was due to compete with the rally cycling road team this year. no arrests have been made from a deadly shooting. one man is dead and another injured. shortly after 9:00 last night someone shot two men. officers arrived to find the 25-year-old and 20-year-old.
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the 20-year-old died at the hospital and looks like one will be okay. >> there is apprehension from bart and bart riders that the system could shut down again. the entire system was shut down for hours yesterday morning. at first the agency thought it was a computer or maintenance issue. now, they're describing it as a mystery. a fourth quarter evaluation into the cause will take a few days. thousands of riders were effect. it could have been much worse if the shutdown happened during commute hours. they say they don't anticipate any more problems during the work week. car burglaries are on the rise in many cities. don't leave anything valuable in your car or your trunk. live in mountain interview one man says he was hit not once or
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two or three times but four times, marianne? >> reporter: four times that happened in this city owned lot in mountain view. they all happened between the hours of 6:00 and 9:30 at night. what those burglars did, they targeted this back small window hoping to get into the trunk. tim campos is tired of returning to his car in the mountain view lot and finding the window of his tesla smashed. during the past 18 months, he says this has happened four times, the most recent just last week. so far nothing valuable has been stolen but he keeps having to shell out $1200 to replace his broken windows. >> my car is actually still being repaired from the last issue, so i am driving a rental car and it was the rental car broken into this last time. >> reporter: mountain view police say its crime suppression unit investigates these cases and its unit has seen a drop in
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car burglaries between the end of january and end of february. tim says he doesn't think the city is doing enough and hopes it will install a surveillance camera at this lot so the doesn't have to deal with a fifth car burglary. tim is a ceo of a high-tech company in mountain view and told me he's now thinking about leaving mountain view because he fears for the safety of his employees. this is happening in other cities, too, especially in fremont and milpitas. so far this year, fremont has seen a big spike. more than 300 car burglaries in the first six weeks of the year. reporting live in mountain view, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> frustrating problem. new rule set to take effect on caltrain. bike riders, this concerns you, what you need to know starting tomorrow. plus, defining the damage and impact wildfires have had on
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california. this is more than a dollar amount. story is next. our microclimate alert continues as weather continues in the south bay, frequent hail and thunder and lightning san jose through the santa clara valley, how much more of this weather can you expect for the evening? even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think.
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secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic. especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. caltrain. starting tomorrow, caltrain riders with bikes will be allowed to board first onto designated bike cars. the new program is aimed to cut back on loading time and make an overall smoother boarding process. and there )s research to back it...a pilot program showed that the policy shaved more than a minute off boarding times. caltrain workers will be present the next few weeks to help everyone have a smooth ride as we all know... california suffered catastrophic devastation, from wildfires last year. as we all know, california
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suffered catastrophic devastation from wildfires last year. here's how bad it was. it says 1.8 million acres burned in california in 2018. 1.8 million acres, more acres than any other state. according to cal fire the most in recorded history for california. california also lost the most structures of any state last year with more than 17,000 homes burned. returning to our microclimate weather alert coverage, let's take a look what it looks like along interstate 80, nice and clear. absolutely, a nice time to drive home from a weekend of skiing or snowboarding. the interstate is clear and all the controls dropped. now to our meteorologist with more on a busy weather evening but good news ahead. >> today, we're seeing the peak of the busy weather and rainbow
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out there let's us know we're seeing rain falling from the thunderstorm. and the bright light is hail coming down. the snow causing it slowly drifting off east and west. you had the hail piling up there not too far way from highway 11 and 7-8, 9 lightning strikes within a half hour. a big event there, east and south of downtown san jose. looks like it's slowly progressing south and west, maybe clipping by campbell south san jose and the valley, you will see rain and hail, part of the intensity in the next 10, 15 minutes, you may start to see the hills to the east dropping in. san martin to the south. and the showers not having the same intensity east and south of san jose.
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the trend is starting in the north bay of decreasing activity and to the south of this main event of san jose starts out of here. the winds begin to shift out of the nott, that will shut down the showers probably after 8:00 tonight. there could still be activity south of san jose and livermore and winds pick up and any chance of showers be gone with tomorrow's commute. sunshine making a comeback, good news, low to mid-60s tomorrow. there is more tracking tuesday. more of a wind event. not a lot of showers. it will happen tuesday. as that system clears, high pressure builds in something we haven't seen in a while.
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next weekend, starts to clear and you start to see big changes in your 7-day forecast. for san francisco, temperatures towards next weekend as warm as upper 60s. valley temperatures climbing in the 70s, something to look forward to next weekend. in san jose, that is a strong thunderstorm cell continues to track south, getting a lot of reports online from not only a lot of employees that live in the area, hail on the ground but the slow moving nature on the ground, why it is piling up. south san jose, campbell, foothills there, south, stay tuned, some of that hail is headed your way in the next half hour. >> i see tweeting out like a sheet of white on the streets in san jose. >> tough to drive in that with small icy pellets on the ground. if you're in the hilltop area, use caution until that melts off. >> we're getting more snow than
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sierra. the driving is worse. >> that's true. >> thank you. still to come, an important service in sonoma county. >> it's impacted by the recent flooding and what they have to know tomorrow.
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budget, re-igniting the border wall controversy. the plan includes 8.6 billion dollars for a barrier along the mexico border, setting tomorrow, president trump is due to release his budget for the border wall controversy, for $8.6 billion for the border wall setting up the possibility of a shutdown. the senate is likely to join the house in rejecting the president's emergency declaration to pay for the wall. even some republicans say there is a better approach. the white house remains firm. >> you can put a smart wall on the border in 2,000 miles in less than a year and gain operational control of the border. >> the issue of the wall is imperative. we have a crisis down there. i think the president has made that case very effectively. >> the last shutdown cost the economy $11 billion. it includes deep cuts to
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anti-poverty and environmental protection programs. an important relief is on the way for those affected by that russian river flooding. trash left on the side of the streets and easy to find if you go up there in various neighborhoods. it will be picked up starting tomorrow. residents should put the flood debris in three separate piles. appliances, metals and other recyclables in one pile. hazardous waste in another and everything else in another pile. they will pick up trash tomorrow through friday. residents will not be charged but estimated it will cost the county up to $1.5 million. >> we are going to turn it over to sports. here to fill us in on all the action is laura britt. >> hey, laura. >> reporter: warriors and suns are under way in oracle. we will check in on that.
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and giants and as took to the field for spring training. you may have heard about the trade for star receiver antonio brown. we will get you up to speed of all the details how it went down next in sports. one of the most t
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stories of the nfl offseason has been where will steelers wide receiver antonio brown lawyer brate here at the xfinity sportsdesk. one of the most talked about stories is where will wide receiver antonio brown land?
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that speculation is now over as steelers and raiders have agreed on a deal that will bring brown to the bay area. raiders traded a third and 50 round pick in this year's draft to get the pro. the three year deal is worth up to $54 million with a little over $30 million of that guaranteed. here is nbc sports raiders insiders with more on that deal. >> reporter: the raiders have long been interested in trading for wide receiver all-pro antonio brown but considered a long shot until friday afternoon. here's why. raiders have four picks in the top 35 nfl draft but they didn't want to part with any of them. later this week, antonio's brown and the value and market for him started to drop and they were able to secure antonio brown for a third round and fifth round pick in this year's draft contingent upon three year contract restructuring $50
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million towards antonio brown and $30 million guaranteed. it is a lot of money but not a lot of draft capital that made the raiders very happy they were able to acquire such a dynamic talent who could help derek carr without giving very much that would contribute to their long term roster rebuild. >> raiders weren't done wheeling and dealing. reports surfacing oakland is sending its former pro bowl gard kelechi osemele for a fifth round pick in this year's draft. both will not become official until the new year league starts on wednesday. let's get you over to diamonds in spring training baseball. marcus simien at the dish. drives one to the left and off the wall for an rbi double. mark cannon comes to score. garcia crushes one off closer,
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blake trinan, and brings the giants within two. winning run. smokes that one and finishes off the game, as with a walk-off cactus league finish beating the giants, 5-4 the final. on the hardwood, warriors got a big win over nuggets hoping to keep their gas against phoenix tonight. first quarter is picking up klay thompson where he left off against denver. take a look at this. starts the transition and thompson finishing with the jam on the other end. they were feeling it at oracle earlier tonight. next, warriors on a role. kevin durant's turn, for three. sinks it. had 10 points in the first quarter. warriors up in the second. later tonight, we have the results from the warriors game plus the stanford women's basketball team is playing oregon in the championship.
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highlights from las vegas coming up at 11:00. that will do it for sports. back with more news after this break. ♪ ♪ with the chase mobile app, jason wu could pay practically anyone, at any bank, all while putting on a runway show for new york fashion week. ♪ ♪ he could. or, he could make it even easier - and set up recurring payments to his neighbor. for cat sitting. (meow) whoa. you've groomed her, too. (cell phone vibrating) and now she's ready for the catwalk. life, lived jason's way.
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chase. make more of what's yours. we turn to a fun event on abc bay area. last night was fight night and we aired an exciting e gaming competition all taking place in oakland. some of the best e gamers in california gathered at the sports arena. they were playing street fighter
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5, the arcade edition. northern california versus southern california. even with the home field advantage, team norcal was sadly outmatched. nigel butler had an unexpected sweep and won all five matches and brought team so cal to win. >> shout out to dominic butler and leo butler, best friends i ever had. anybody that supported me, i swear to god, thank you for supporting me. >> he loves his fans and family. >> you don't want so cal to win. when a guy is that nice, he must not be so bad. congratulations. >> team socal took home $5,000. >> mike was there all night long. it aired live all night long and a lot of people stayed up and watched. a lot of people stayed up and watched this crazy weather you're talking about. >> you see this path is starting
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to move to the south, south san jose and los gatos and starting to decrease in intensity after sunset. busy day in the south bay. >> we will see you at 11:00 and maybe it will be all calm. >> it will be. >> see you then. alright, you excited? yeah!
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