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(steve) breaking news at 8. shell=shocked texas has been rocked by yet another blast today. the work of what police believe to be a serial bomber.(pam) the explosions have austin, texas, and nearby cities on edge tonight. this, on the same the day, authorities announced they are widening their investigation. kristen holmes joins us live in texas with the latest.- these bombings started march 2nd.-so far two people have been killed.. four others seriously injured.-the fbi and other federal agencies are on scene.-no arrests have been made..
bryan jaimes/ fedex worker: "i was like what if i loaded up that truck? i mean that... it really does kind of get you kind of scare a little bit." federal investigators are now callling it the work of a serial bomber. an explosion tuesday morning at a fedex facility in schertz, texas... about an hour outside of austin.michael hansen/ schertz chief of police: "one employee that was standing near the explosion later complained, complained of ringing in the ears... we were very fortunate that there were no injuries. two people have already been killed, several others injured in the previous attacks. the previous four package explosions all happened in the state capitol of austin. and it was there, that an additional suspiciouspackage, was found at another fedex facility tuesday, hours after the detonation in schertz. michael hansen/ schertz chief of police: "we're confident that neither this facility nor any location in the schertz area was a target."more than
350 special agents from the fbi, atf, and forensics investigators from quantico, virginia have descended upon the area, hoping to find those responsible, and put an end to the attacks.rep. mike mccaul/ -r- texas: "hopefully finger prints and surveillance photos, and we can finally take him down. this is terrorizing the city of austin right now."
((pam)) within the last hour.. texas attorney general ken paxton spoke live on a different network and said, law enforcement officials on the ground in austin tell him, the latest incident at the goodwill store is believed to be connected to the same bomber. so there is conflicting information tonight coming out of austin.. this is a story we will continue to follow tonight. (pam) we told you with a push alert when police said the latest blast was not tied to the others. you can stay connected on breaking news by downloading our mobile app and enabling push alert. (steve) another march storm is moving through the bay area. bringing some pockets of heavy rain right now. and this rain is not over yet.(steve) another round is on the way (pam) we have team coverage tonight on the storm. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is timing out the rain. and dan kerman shows us how the storms are helping our reservoirs(steve)
but first let's check in with kron-4's charles clifford who joins us live from lafayette. charles what's it been like out there tonight? well, right now here in lafayette and the rain has let up for the moment, but it has been a wet day around the bay area. let's look at some video i shot earlier today. we start over along the pennissula. this was 280 around 230 in san bruno. just pouring rain. then along the embarcadero in san francisco, still pretty wet. here in the east bay, i stopped by sausal creek over in oakland. it runs parellel to park boulevard. the creek was running fast and muddy. nowhere near flooding but still quite a bit of flow. not to far away, i found some folks enjoying the break in the rain. one woman was out walking her dog, she said doesn't mind the wet weather. i think when it rains tomorrow it will get wetter. of course. but i like it. it's fun. alright, back live now, as we head into the evening hours we are still expecting rain to return withing the next few hours here in the east bay. in lafayette, charles clifford kron 4 news. (pam) (pam)(pam) turning now to our chief
meteorologist lawrence karnow. (steve) lawrence where are you seeing the rain coming down tonight? lawrence karnow: the rain was on and off again and heavy at times. there are still showers showing up on doppler. we can expect showers tonight and it will be heavy at times. also the winds will get blustery as these storms move through. rainfall amounts will be high over the next couple of days. we could see 3 to 5 inches of rain in the santa cruz mountains, and 1 to 3 inches across parts of the rest of the bay area. on the satellite you can see the storm bringing heavy rain in southern california. flash flooding is likely in southern california over the next couple days.
tomorrow will start with rain then turn to showers. highs will be mild in the low upper 60s. rain will become heavy late wednesday night into early thursday morning. there is a possibility of some minor flooding during this time. there is a chance of showers on friday and saturday. dry and much warmer weather is expected starting sunday into next week. (steve) (steve) right now it's only drizzling in san francisco....but it's been raining off and on all day.. (pam)kron 4's dan kerman is live in san francisco to talk about the rains impact on water supply atmospheric river rains 032018 8 insertthis weeks atmospheric river is another in a series of march storms, which water managers say has really turned things around as far as water supplysot david briggs/eb mud water operations mgr. 08-15our storage is up 10% just in the last two weeks, so we will finish this year with a healthy carry over into next year.storage at east bay mud's
reservoirs in the sierra and locally are now at 82% of capacity. had march been dry like previous months, things could have been different.sot my guess is if there was no precipitation in march the state would have leaned forward with calls for conservation and rationing and our board would entertain things of that nature.march storms has also improved storage in the south bay storage in the santa clara valley water district jumped from 26% of capacity to 33% of capacity and improvements are also evident with the sierra snowpack. on february 28th it was 20% of average.. .now it's grown to 47% of average and state water officials say it could grow over the 50% mark with this series of storms. 103/series of storms
(steve) you can track rain in your neighborhood at kron-4 dot com and with our free mobile app. there you can find interactive radar. and full forecasts. (pam) tonight... the c-h-p is still searching for suspects in two freeway shootings. the latest incident happened last night along interstate- 580 in oakland, near edwards avenue. and there was saturday evening's shooting on interstate- 80 in hercules ... that left a woman and a 5 year old girl injured. kron 4's gabe slate joins us live from hercules tonight.. gabe you spoke with the chp
to get an update on that case and to share their warning for bay area drivers. according to the chp the highway shooting on highway 8o near the willow ave exit in hercules began as a road rage incident that took place on eastbound 80 near emmeryvile and continued to the eventual shooting from one car into another that left a woman in her 60's and a 5 year old girl injured.we asked christopher borer with the chp for an update on this highway shooting incident and the condition of the victimssound from - chirtopher borer - vallejo chp"we have no update
they are in critical"chp says they do not have any suspects at this point and they are asking for the publics help if anyone has informationsound from - chirtopher borer - vallejo chp"i know it's scary, but there are tools to help you"officer borer knows bay area drivers are edge with all these highway shootings he wanted to share this advice for when you're on the road. sound from - chirtopher borer - vallejo chp"it's scary but don't rage out, pull over, call chp for help "in hercules gabe slate kron 4 news
(pam) the c=h=p says... it has made an arrest in one of the latest freeway shootings.. an 18 -year old man is charged with firing a pellet gun at another driver along interstate- 580 in san rafael, during the height of last night's commute. the highway patrol says, it was an apparent case of road rage.
(steve) in the east bay ... a message scribbled on a restroom wall brought police to hercules schools. both the middle and high school were put on what was called a soft lockdown. this over some graffiti in a restroom. but it's unclear which school it was found in. students were confined to classroom while police searched the campus for a little over an hour. coming up at eight.. tens of thousands of people under evacuation orders .... as a major storm barrels toward southern california. plus. a boy flies across the country to meet his idol ---golden state warrior star steph curry. and next. san francisco police say, car break-ins are down in the city. what they credit for a drop in the crime.
dropped by one=third in february .... compared to the month before. as we've reported, thefts from vehiles soared 24 percent last year. the s=f=p=d says the turnaround is the result of increased foot patrols. (pam) staying in the city... it was a terrifying crash... that injured five people... and could have been much worse. (steve) people living nearby...were jolted awake...the noise from the crash they say...was intense. grant lodes is here with the dramatic video...of an accident that could have been much worse. (grant) much worse because nobody died. you see what the jaws of life did to what the jaws of life did to this car... it happened in the western addition neighborhood around five-30 this morning. two vechiles were going down gough street in the western addition...when another car apparently ran a red light...and cut across bush and hit those two vechiles... causing one of them to slam into a pole and a
building.pole and a building. a man involved in the accident describes what happened. jim reed//involved in car crash: "yeah i was driving southbound on gough street and the light had just turned green and i just started through the intersection and a black car came flying through in front of me. it nipped the front of me. next thing i knew is i saw it push the silver car right into the pole." (grant) three vicitms are still in critical condition tonight while two are listed in stable condition. the intersection was closed for two hours while police investigated the cause of investigated the cause of the accident. (steve) thousands of people are under evacuation orders as a powerful storm approaches southern california. these are photos from santa barbara county where as many as 30-thousand people have been ordered to leave their communities. the storm could bring up to 10 inches in the foothills and mountains. that's a concern for people living in communities already hit hard
by january mudslides. (pam) kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is here ... lawrence is there a potential for more mudslides in southern california? lawrence karnow: the rain was on and off again and heavy at times. there are still showers showing up on doppler. we can expect showers tonight and it will be heavy at times. also the winds will get blustery as these storms move through. rainfall amounts will be high over the next couple of days. we could see 3 to 5 inches of rain in the santa cruz mountains, and 1 to 3 inches across parts of the rest of the bay area. on the satellite you can see the storm bringing heavy rain in southern california. flash flooding is likely in southern california
over the next couple days. tomorrow will start with rain then turn to showers. highs will be mild in the low upper 60s. rain will become heavy late wednesday night into early thursday morning. there is a possibility of some minor flooding during this time. there is a chance of showers on friday and saturday. dry and much warmer weather is expected starting sunday into next week.
at the airport. (philippe)nats- fresh off a flight from north carolina -- to san francisco international airport.... jonathan page/7 years old- "(philippe) who you here to see? (jonathan) steph curry." seven-year-old jonathan page is just a day away from meeting his favorite athlete -- golden state warriors star stephen curry. who also happens to be from charlotte -- jonathan's hometown. jonathan page/7 years old- "(philippe) what do you like about steph curry? (jonathan) he plays basketball and shoots." five and a half years ago... jonathan was diagnosed with a rare metabolic disorder called methylmalonic acidemia. it prevents his body from properly digesting fats and proteins. it resulted in jonathan suffering a stroke and the deterioration of his motor functions.loree oliver/mother- "he also got diagnosed with hyper kenetic cerebral palsy. so, he has a lot of involuntary movements that he can't control." but that doesn't stop him from remaining active. he plays in a wheelchair basketball league at home. his mother loree oliver and the rest of his family have traveled with him on this trip. to share his wish to meet curry. a wish made possible by the non-profit organization "dream on three."mike dascal/dream on
3- "we've been working on jonathan's dream for over a year. and, tomorrow, he's gonna meet steph curry. he's gonna be able to spend some time with him." someone jonathan's mom says she's proud he looks up to.loree oliver/mother- "i use steph to motivate jonathan on his basketball goals and basically any goal he's trying to accomplish." it's the trip of a lifetime for jonathan... who will also have a chance to tour the bay area while he's in town. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. new ahead at 8 how science could be getting closer to creating male birth control. plus. the california city which is opting out of the state's sanctuary law. why city leaders say they did it.
doing what used to be the work of a human makes its debut at a major retail store in the south bay.(pam) the retailer says, the artificial intelligence will actually create a more efficient work environment for employees and a better shopping experience for customers. kron4's haaziq madyun went to check it out. attention walmart shoppers get ready for the bossanova, a kind of mobile robot lurking in the aisle, but what exactly is it doing? sot walmart director of communications tiffany wilson explains how it workssot
shelf scanning artificial intelligence. this customer came face to face with the bossanova and decided to make a u-turn. she was bit confused. her thoughts...?sot the bossanova company's chief business officer says don't worry the robot won't hit customers because... sotsot haaziqhere comes a real test, it is coming up right behind us sot she was right. it just turnaroundwalmart employees will still have the physical
task of stocking the shelves, so does that means no one loses their job because of this? sotin milpitas haaziq madyun kron4news. coming up at eight.. the push in washington to protect kids from cyberbullying and the first lady is involved. plus. united has a new policy for taking pets on its airplanes. what you won't be allowed to do. and a school resource officer being hailed as a hero for stopping a school shooting in maryland ... ((lawrence tease))i'm kron 4 chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.coming up, i will take a look at your 7 day forecast. details are right after the break.
(steve) now to our four zone forecast. taking a live loook outside right now... where you can see wet conditions on the road.. pretty slick for drivers. (pam) and those conditions are going to stick with us. kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us with a look ahead lawrence lawrence karnow: the rain was on and off again and heavy at times. there are still showers showing up on
doppler. we can expect showers tonight and it will be heavy at times. also the winds will get blustery as these storms move through. rainfall amounts will be high over the next couple of days. we could see 3 to 5 inches of rain in the santa cruz mountains, and 1 to 3 inches across parts of the rest of the bay area. on the satellite you can see the storm bringing heavy rain in southern california. flash flooding is likely in southern california over the next couple days. tomorrow will start with rain then turn to showers. highs will be mild in the low upper 60s. rain will become heavy late wednesday night into early thursday morning. there is a possibility of some minor flooding during this time. there is a chance of showers on friday and saturday. dry and much warmer weather is expected starting sunday into next week. (pam) a school resource officer is being next week.sunday into next
officer is being praised .... for stopping a shooting at a high school in maryland tuesday.(steve)authorities say a 17-year-old student shot and wounded two other students before the officer engaged him. (pam) now investigators want to know what led to the shooting. from our partners at c-n-n.. brian todd reports. nat sound:it's believed to have lasted for less than a minutenat sound:a 17 year old student opened fire in the hallway of the school just before eight a-m.sheriff timothy cameron:"today at approximately 7:55am great mills high school student austin wyatt rollins- age 17- produced a handgun while in hallway f in great mills high school and shot a great mills high school student- a female, who was 16 and a great mills high school student, a male who was 14."authorities say austin rollins shot the female student before engaging in a round of gunfire with the school resource officer blaine gaskill. officials say it's not clear whether rollins was killed by gaskill's shot or if he committed suicide. sheriff
timothy cameron:"dfc blaine gaskill fired at the shooter, and what is described to me is almost simultaneously the shooter fired."the sheriff's office tells cnn that gaskill- a current swat officer- was just assigned to great mills high school last august. tonight, investigators are looking into the relationship between the shooter and the female victim as a possible motive- sheriff timothy cameron:"there is an indication that a prior relationship existed between the shooter and the female victim. we are working as we speak to determine if that was and if so the extent of that and if it was part of the motive for this shooting." toni foreman has lived across the street from austin rollins for years. he would often play sports with her son. brian todd:"no signs of any previous behavioral issue?"toni foreman: "nothing, great family, great kid, i just think it was a bad situation that he couldn't process."
(pam) the incident marks the third shooting at a high school since the deadly shooting at marjory stoneman douglas in parkland, florida, last month, where 17 people were killed. (steve) a former neighbor of the florida high school shooter... is speaking out tonight about how she tried warning the police about nikolas cruz. rocxanne deschamps says just before nikolas cruz's mother... lynda cruz... died in november...des champs promised to take care of the 19-year-old. however... she says cruz has mental issues and obessiosns with weapons. deschamps begged cruz to get help...but he refused. her calls to police about suspect behavior resulted in no action. (sot) he he eventually moved in with another family...before
the february 14th parkland, florida school shooting...whe re 17 people died. (steve) tonight first lady melania trump is asking the nation's largest internet companies to do more to protect kids online.(pam) the first lady says, improving cyber- safety is her top priority.kron-4's mark meredith is in washington with more. "you're all leaders of innovation" first lady melania trump sat down with executives from internet giants: google, facebook, and twitter to urge them to do more to protect kids online."xxxxxxxx"mrs. trump wants tech companies to improve anti-cyberbullying efforts.among the ideas adding more parental controls and kicking harassers offline. last month, president trump suggested the internet is contributing to violence in america's schools.""we have to look at the internet because a lot of bad things are happening to young kids and young minds and their minds are being formed." since the 2016 election, mrs trump has promised cyber bullying would be her number one white house priority.but critics have long argued she should focus that effort closer to home.in 2016, singer and anti-bullying
activist lady gaga blasted the idea: .@melaniatrump to say u will stand for "anti-bullying" is hypocrisy. your husband is 1 of the most notorious bullies we have ever witnessed. but internet safety advocates say politics aside, new anti- bullying efforts are essential. nat: "i think some things are safer and others less safe than they were 20 years ago" steven balkam is the c-e-o of the non-profit "family online safety institute".his group researches ways to help protect kids online."in our own research, we found that teens were more likely to set privacy setting than their own parents"balkan says that's proof parents need more help. and he's hopeful the first lady's spotlight will eventually show parents their options.in washington, i'm mark meredith. (steve) united airlines says it's putting a stop to the shipping of unaccompanied pets on its flights. the
airline says it will stop accepting new reservations for its petsafe program effective immediately. the suspension does not affect pets accompanied by passengers in the cabin. the policy change comes in the wake of recent mishaps involving the airline and pets. last week... a french bulldog died after a flight attendant told its owner that it needed to be put in the overhead luggage bin. a few days later... a dog that was supposed to go to kansas was mistakenly shipped to japan. (pam) new at 8. leaders of a small southern california city want to be exempted from the state's sanctuary law. the los alamitos city council voted last night to approve the ordinance ... it seeks to exempt the city from california's sanctuary law... that law limits cooperation between local agencies and federal immigration agents. the mayor there says, the city felt the sanctuary law conflicted with the constitution and federal law. however, a second vote is required and it is expected next month. los alamitos is a community of
fewer than 12- thousand people .... about 20- miles southeast of los angeles. still ahead at 8 the high tech way teens are being shown the dangers of texting and driving. plus. the stunning statistic about how many hours the average mom works each day. and it is some serious overtime. and next. incredible video of a bystander chasing a stolen car alongside police. how he helped end the chase.
(pam) new tonight at 8. some incredible video to show you of police chase... but it was not police who ultimately stopped the car. (steve) it was a bystander. however police warn others not to do what a wisconsin man did next. andy westenberger says he overheard a cashier telling a manager to call police after five teens tried to get gas in a stolen car. the bystander says
he couldn't just sit by and let them get away. so he followed them until police got there. but didn't stop there. he even jumped a curb ...and pulled out in front of the teens. the suspects are between 14 and 17 years old. (pam) in sports... the 49ers introduce prize free agent richard sherman ... and you have to see the suit he was wearing which is fitting for his new team....(steve) and good news for the warriors... and warriors fans concernig steph curry... gary has that story... and all the sports... coming up next at 8 science may be getting closer to a male birth control. what a new study is saying about hormones for men. (pam) new at 8 male
birth control pills are moving closer to becoming a reality... that's according to researchers today...(steve) the results of the study were presented at the annual endocrine society meeting in chicago. researchers said a proposed hormone pill could reduce testosterone and other hormone levels responsible for sperm production without causing any serious side effects. a safe and effective male birth control bill has been a longtime goal in medicine. but for decades, such pills have been exclusively used by
women. researchers said the sample size for this study was small, so there would need to more research to assess any potential side effects. (pam) students at a north dakota high school are learning about the dangers of texting and driving... through virtual reality.(steve) reporter hannah schlosser has details. from the outside it looks like they're watching a movie.nats but behind the goggles...bobby dorbor, student: "accident after accident until finally he actually crashes into somebody because he wont put down the phone."it's all a part of at&t's it can wait campaign - which puts these driver's ed students - behind the wheel while texting.natsa problem this school resource officer sees all too much - from students who grew up in a world immersed with technology. jason balvik, west fargo high sro: "normally even walking down the hall their heads buried in their phones but they're not aware of their surrounding areas.. if that carries on into the vehicles, it becomes very dangerous for them or anyone around them while they're driving."on top of demonstrations like this,
officer balvik also teaches students to put down the phone before they start driving - and surprisingly their phones can help..jason balvik, west fargo high sro: "technology if its used for the right thing, it's a great thing if it's misused or mishandled it can be an issue."hannah schlosser, reporting: "outside of the classroom, there are different apps that shut down any notifications to your phone to erase the distraction completely."the larger goal here is to be proactive against a nationwide issue of texting and driving.jason balvik, west fargo high sro: unfortunately, it is increasingly nationwide that distracted driving is starting to overtake fatalities on drunk driving and different things like that. .he says seeing the situation up close helps students understand the scope of how quickly an accident can happen.bobby dorbor, student: "pretty breathtaking, and you take the time to understand what's going on."helping these students break a habit before it even starts.hannah schlosser wday 6 news. (pam) that was hannah schlosser reporting. no word yet if this texting and driving simulator ... will make its way to any bay area high schools.
finally some good news for warriors fans on the inury front... steph curry... who sprained his right ankle almost two weeks ago and has missed the last six (6) games... was examined by the team's medical staff today.... and he has been cleared to participate in full team practices beginning tomorrow... with the goal of returning to play friday at home against the atlanta hawks the warriors have been dealing with a rash of injuries... including keven durant's cage... klay thompson's
fracured thumb... and night night's pelvic bruise draymond although expected to the newest 49er and the prize of their free agency haul was introduced today... richard sherman arrived in style... wearing a 49ers-red suit... in santa clara today the former seattle seahawk is still condidered among the best corners in the league... although he turns 30 years old at the end of this month... and is coming off an achilles tendon tear... but he says the recovery is prgressing well and he should be readyfor training camp he's a four time all-pro... four-time pro bowler... and a super bowl champion.... and also a huge thorn in the 49ers side... rolling up 9 straight wins against them today sherman talked about the rivalry and what drew him to the 49ers... but first... g-m john lynch had to say something about that red suit...(sot: lynch and sherman) "kyle and i, we'd first like to apologize, our tailor worked long and hard, but they weren't quite ready today so we'll be donning our red suits later.""i wouldn't have taken the visit first, if i didn't feel comfortable with what they offered as a team, their chances at competing and winning in this football league. obviously, i've been part of a lot of winning teams. i know what it takes and i know the formula and i
think they have it here. it's john and it's kyle. they brought stability to this organization. they brought fun. they brought belief. they brought faith. the players believe they can win. the seahawks went and made their business decision and made the decision that they needed to make. the san francisco 49ers made the decision that they needed to make and i look forward to helping them win ball games. at the end of the day, the rivalry is what it is. it'll be renewed, i'm sure, and i'll be at the center of it again, i guess."
the 49ers still busy on agency front... today they signed offensive lineman jonathan cooper to a one-year deal... the casual fan may not be familiar with hiim... but he was a starter last season with the dallas cowboys... who have possibly the best offensive line in the nfl... he was the 7th overall pick of the arizona cardinals in the 2013 draft and has started 27 games in four seasons in the league he has also made stops in new england and cleveland... along with dallas... the 6-2... 308-pound cooper was a first team all- american at north carolina ndamukong suh... who was recently cut by the miami dolphins... will be visiting the raiders tomorrow...he already made a visit with the los angeles
rams today... and already has visited the saints and titans suh... who is a 5-time probowler and still consodered one of the most disruptive defensive lineman in the nfl... his departure from miami was mainly a salary cap move... saving them 26-million dollars the raiders... who ranked as one of the worst defensies in the league last year... desperately need help on the defensive front... but only have about 20-million in signings jordy nelson and doug martin the a's have an opening day starter... kendall kendall graveman will get the nod march 29th against the angels... he also got the honor last season because sonny gray was injured... but this year, graveman receives the nod because he's the team's longest-tenured starter and has the most experience among the group that opened camp with the club. yesterday a graveman pitch broke the wrist of the dodgers star justin turner... who should be out about three weeks... out about who should be out about three weeks... the giants open the season against the dodgers on march 29th... nine days from today
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something all moms will relate to. a recent study found the average mom clocks 98- hours a week, making it equal to working 2.5 full-time jobs. (pam) the survey of 2,000 american mothers... found, on average, their days start at 6:23 a.m. and do not stop until 8:31 p.m. that's a 14-hour day, 7- days a week. researchers say, moms only got one hour and seven minutes of "me time". of the mom's surveyed -- they said, wine, babysitters and drive-thru snacks are things to get them through their long days. so there you have it. being a mom is literally more than a full-time job. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))thank you pam and steve...next at nine.the rainy season...in full effect
in the bay area.((/grantlive)) parts of the region getting hammered right now by a strong spring storm...and much more rain is on the way.a live look at a very wet bay bridge toll plaza.our chief meteorologist.. . will tell us when this storm will finally let up.plus...the city of austin texas...on edge tonight after more explosions today.what we're learning about the latest incident and the conflicting reports on if they are related or not. ((grant))plus...san francisco police release a new report showing auto breakins actually dropped last month.but are people buying it?find out next in a live report.((vicki))keep it here...kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break.
another, bigger storm is headed our way... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is timing out the rain.... lawrence how will it be for the morning commute? lawrence karnow: the rain was on and off again and heavy at times. there are still showers showing up on doppler. we can expect showers tonight and it will be heavy at times. also the winds will get blustery as these storms move through. rainfall amounts will be high over the next couple of days. we could see 3 to 5 inches of rain in the santa cruz mountains, and 1 to 3 inches across parts of the rest of the bay area. on the satellite you can see the storm bringing heavy rain in southern california. flash flooding is likely in southern california over the next couple days. tomorrow will start with rain then turn to showers. highs will be mild in the low upper 60s. rain will become heavy late wednesday night into early thursday morning. there is a possibility of some minor flooding during this time. theris