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100 degrees? then today it is 30 degrees cooler in some spots. the roads are slick. and authorities had their hands full today dealing with crashes. we have team coverage tonight, noelle walker live with the road coverage but let's start with our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> we have rain. that is great news. especially if you are watching the fire concerns. in january bay area was dry. we have seen more rain in june than we did in all of january. that the never happened -- that never happened before. as far as weather systems go, concord .36. petaluma quarter inch. livermore quarter inch. san jose 10th of an inch. good news we are getting showers out there because we are talking about this drought. and the idea that fire danger is going to be off the hook. this gives us a break. not as bad as it would have
been. showers right now. 680, you have showers. showers through the 680. dublin. towards san jose, scattered showers here. the afternoon commute is wet. scattered showers linger and then it will heat up again. how hot it will get next time i see you. >> the wet roads caused crashes and spin out all over the bay area. a live look now that roads. east shore freeway, i-80 slow going in both directions. oakland. 880. things are flowing better here. southbound 880 a jam. the grade, east bay, cars coming at you, north bound traffic slow. southbound really not a problem. noelle walker is live now on highway 24. i bet there were a lot of
crashes. >> reporter: we called the chp to see if they had a number and they were too busy. that gives you an idea. the chp is just trying to keep up. going from crash to crash to crash, many along highway 24. >> reporter: the steady rain is keeping the voice at the other end of the scanner very busy. >> the entire day. going from crash to crash. >> reporter: so many accidents. so many of them single car spin out like this one this afternoon. a bmw hit a light pole. the driver walked away with minor injuries. the pole, not so much. >> all we ask is people slow down. pay attention to the roads. don't get distracted. that is how these things happen. >> reporter: we had more rain
in june than we did in january. this weather seems to have caused some -- caught some drivers off guard. two on highway 24 this morning within a half hour of the other. the most serious, firefighters had to pull a driver from his crashed truck. >> looks like he got out of control trying to get around traffic. rolled over once. we had to pull him out. >> the easier way to get around today, by foot under an umbrella. >> wasn't going to let the rain stop me. >> reporter: while she ran errands in the rain. he experienced his first rain showers asleep. >> hope he stays sleeping. >> reporter: rain great for sleeping, not so great for driving. >> i had a couple spin outs myself. thank you. for updates on the conditions, turn to our ktvu weather app.
all right. to the nba finals. boy, a tough loss for the warriors last night in game 3. a lot of questions about one of the players tonight, matthew dellavedova. he spent last night at medical clinic because of dehydration. sports director mark ibanez is outside the stadium where the indians play. where is that in relation to where the cavs play? >> reporter: yeah. a cool set up they have here in cleveland. if you had come to me earlier we just missed a grand slam by kyle seager. the crowd got quiet. this is the playing field right here and across the street is the set up. like what they have in oakland. the arena where the cavs play. while we are out here getting ready for the game and our live shot, you have a city that is in a great mood. they have come a long way from
-- basketball fans used to call this team the cleveland cadavers because they were so bad. but things have changed in cleveland. great mood. beautiful weather. rain earlier today but the story right now is what is going on with the golden state warriors. the opposite of a great mood. look at their body language from last night and the way they played. i had several fans tell me today this is not the same team or anything close to it that we saw during the regular season. they are not playing with a lot of joy. like one fan said, when is the last time you saw steph curry even crack a smile? he looks like he lost his best friend. that is attitude fans were laying on me earlier today. as for the warriors themselves they went through a practice, met with the media. and here is an idea of the key
components as to what they think they need do to get their act together for tomorrow. >> willing to bet if your intensity level is higher our shots go in. if you cut harder the shots fall. if you attack the rim a little harder the shot will go down. i think everything is due to our intensity level. shooting. turn over. whatever it is. if we raise our intensity level i think that cuts out 50% of the problems. >> although we were frustrated at times, if we went on a 10-0 run, where they were scoring, i am sure they would be frustrated. it is human nature. the biggest thing is we went into the locker room and said look, man, we have been down 2- 1 to a great team on the road, same scenario. we are capable of doing this and we haven't played our best
ball yet. we are confident. we believe in one another and we will be ready to go game 4 and i believe this series is ours. >> reporter: all right. you heard them there. that was pretty much the vibe i got today. they are still confident. they feel they can get another victory here. go back to oakland 2-2. tonight it is a beautiful, almost summer like evening, humid, a city in a very good mood. talk about confidence, the caves are very much that as are their fans and warriors fans are few and war between. not many making the road trip. >> speaking of fans, what is the fan experience like inside the arena? we -- what is it like in the cav's arena? >> reporter: it is one of those things i hate going to so-
called enemy territory when you are covering a sports team from our area and then that team does well, like that seahawks nfc game when they beat the 49ers, it is miserable. you are hearing the great crowd noise and all of that for all the wrong reasons for the bay area. the oracle fans, the warriors, they are loud, but the cavalier fans are every bit as loud. the only difference is the cavalier fans has to be cued when to scream and yell warriors fans don't. they are very loud. mark ibanez, back to you. >> game 4 tomorrow night. thank you. new at 5:00 p.m. police say they have uncovered the largest marijuana growing operation the city ever seen. the plants that were seesred worth 15 seized are worth $15 million. ktvu's ken pritchett is live
with what police discovered. >> reporter: the signs are still here. if you look here you can see discarded blue gloves worn by police or investigators as they remove marijuana from a marijuana grow operation. if you walk over here. you can see it is cracked open. if you smell it is a strong odor of marijuana. that is a week later. now what police found inside. >> reporter: these are images that were taken after the police s.w.a.t. team moved in. some of the 13,000 marijuana plants that have a street value of $15 million. police describe this as a factory. rooms for growing, harvesting and packing rooms where it would be distributed. packed with equipment is estimated to cost $100,000 to
set up this operation. >> talking some of the grows are found in 900 square foot apartment, talking 44,000 square feet. bigger than a grocery store. >> reporter: they found and arrested three men in the warehouse. a cultivation and sales charges and police say they were led here by another investigation. there was no indication or no visible indication or no odors that indicated marijuana was going grown here. >> that much marijuana and no smell? thank you. east bay mud approved a surcharge that begins july 1. here is what a family can expect. low water use will have rates go up 17% compared to last
year. $5 more a month. average users pay 23% more or $11 more a month. highest users 45% increase or $118 extra. those using 1500 gallons of water a day or more. it will raise $55 million that will be used to buy surplus water and it hopes it will get customers to conserve more water. the san francisco crime lab has a back log of rape kits that date back 12 years. the chief said the lab was too busy to process them. ktvu's rob roth spoke with the chief today. the chief says that is all changed now. >> reporter: in a shift from previous statements san francisco police chief now says the back log of older rape kits will be tested and that could lead to arrests in sexual assault cases. >> we will be able to clear the
back log and be one of the only major cities in the country to have done so. >> reporter: the crime lab was too maxed out he said before to take on rape evidence kits. since then they have been counted counted and found 437 kits that haven't been tested. >> it was a question of knowing what we had. that came clear yesterday. >> reporter: he had raised eyes when he refused to partner with the district attorney's office to apply for grants to pay for the testing. the district attorney said that is now water under the bridge. >> a week ago he didn't think was possible and he did this week and i am pleased that he rethought the whole process. >> the kits will be processed with dna results placed in a data bank that could lead to
other crimes. in many cases the statute of limitations run out. >> some could be prosecuted. others may not be prosecuted. >> the police chief and the district attorney say processing the back log will mean justice. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu fox 2 news. investigators seize weapons from homes. the string of crimes that led police from the home. >> and the school that says standing desks made a difference in how students learn that they are now expanding the program. >> the tale of three boxes. three boxes that could have a big impact on your future travel plans. >> tracking scattered showers that remain outside. when they dry up and when it heats up.
the guard rail maker at the center of a reference to has been ordered to pay damages. a judge ordered them to pay $663 million for lying to regulators about design changes it made. 2 investigates has been following the lawsuit. last year we discovered caltrans suspected installations on california highways because of safety concerns. they impaled cars instead of pealing away. they plan to appeal. president obama nominee to lead it tsa said he would commit himself to beefing up
security. he appeared during hearings today on capitol hill. he said top priority would be finding out why so many weapons are getting past tsa screeners. a report found officers were able to sneak explosives, weapons and other items through security check points 67-70 tries. >> i travel. my family travels. i want them to be same. i want it to be safe for americans. i care deeply about the safety and security of the nation. >> he has support from capitol hill. he needs approval from the senate. a lot of frustration over new recommendations to reduce the size of carry on bags. it is a recommendation from an airline trade group. ktvu's tom vacar shows us how it compares to what we have now. >> reporter: as people lined up to clear security it was obvious many of the bags people
take on board as carry ons would not pass on the new proposed smaller sizing. >> i think there should be discussion and input from the public. >> the size you are allowed to take depends on the airline. this is the largest size allowed. now this is the size most airlines currently use. as you can see it is smaller and it is tighter. but this is the proposed down sized size. >> we may not be able to get everything we need into those bags. it adds one more step to go to check in. that is concerning. >> reporter: many people would have to buy new bags. others might be forced to check their carry ons for a fee. >> i think that is a bad idea.
they need to get rid of those extra fees or reduce airline ticket prices or compensate another way. >> provided their shrink the cost of the passenger paying for the bag. can't get the same amount of money for a smaller bag. >> reporter: airlines would save on fuel costs, costs not likely to be passed on to consumers. airlines will have to decide how much heat they want to take if they adopt the new smaller size. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. our weather now. you were saying you had a couple spin outs. >> right. i am driving like a grandma. there is so much oil on the road. any amount of rain -- [ talking at the same time ] >> let's go in reverse here. you said that earlier, i said -- [ talking at the same time ] >> i had my children in the car. driving to school. i mean --
>> scary. >> right. it is a -- [ talking at the same time ] >> very good point you bring up. my daughter went off driving today, light rain like this, it draws the oils out and makes it slick. heavy rain blows the oil off. you know, you get slick out there, you get this wet weather like now and it makes driving difficult. we talked about that. the wrecks. the chp doesn't even have a number. noelle walker was talking about that. they haven't put a number up to how many accidents they had today. the accumulations were light. again, sounds odd. we have been dry for a while. light rains, like in san jose, you have a recipe for slick roads. there is the radar right now. you can see everything leaving the area.
we didn't see thunderstorms this far south. we had thunderstorms around santa rosa, cloverdale. showers east of there. dublin, showers. none of it went off and -- heavy stuff. moderate to light. southeast -- these are now, right? east of palo alto. east of fremont. so that is the story. showers moving out. still warm, though, right? 80s. marysville, redding, upper 70s, low 80s. santa rosa 78 right now. what the heck, 66 in oakland. walnut creek. warm, humid pattern. tomorrow you see all the high clouds, that is the humidity. now the lower clouds move in. that is the, um, increased humidity, fog, if you will, and that will drop temperatures down immediately right at the
coast. this is a slight off shore flow. high builds in. so look at all the reds tomorrow. warm tomorrow, hot tomorrow inland. on friday, we might see mid- 90s, upper90s. -- upper 90s. fire danger becomes a concern. helps the reservoirs, and with the drought? no. pollen suffers, cut you a break. i am worried about fires right now and this pattern with the fires, the rain will be helpful. at the least in the short run. 109 the other day. we cooled a off and got rain and then into another hot pattern but the rain should buffer that. never good but not as bad as it would. >> like you said, once the next heat runs around -- [ talking at the same time ] >> the trick is buying time. the longer we can stall it the
less fires we will have. >> thank you. ahead here, how a two-year- old is doing after being bitten by rattlesnake in the east bay. plus the man hunt for two escaped inmates moved to another state. also new information on the woman who police think may have helped the two men escape. >> later new at 6:00 p.m. a new twist on identity theft. a man received several checks worth $100,000 from the irs. all for a tax return he never filed. >> $116,000 refund. no action is being taken. >> what the irs is telling us about the problem.
a two-year-old girl bitten by rattlesnake in bay point is in stable condition tonight. now people are being warned to be on the look out themselves. ktvu's john sasaki is live where it happened. it turns out it could be more common this summer? >> reporter: that is what the experts say. in that home, the backyard, 8:00 p.m. last night, the girl was playing. playing when it happen. firefighters rushed to the home after getting the 911 call and they started treating the girl. they found the snake in brush and put it in a jar. small snake to take with the girl to the hospital. she was airlifted to the hospital where she is in the
icu in stable condition. the emergency department director said rattlesnake bites are easially survivable. -- easily survivable. >> they determine it is -- you know, does not -- you may be discharged. >> reporter: he showed us the hospital does have anti-ventm on hand. we met with a man, he removes the dangerous animals from schools and homes and relocates them far from people. he said the drought is bringing out more rattlesnakes but human activity also brings them out. >> problem is kids littering. rats, squirrels, mice. bees, yellow jackets. flies like this food. it attracts lizards. they eat lizards.
it is a huge problem. i locate 20-30 every year -- relocate 20-30 every year. >> reporter: snakes strike humans only when threatened. if you are bitten you should not suck out the ventm. i talked to her grandfather and he told me that she is doing much better. >> good to hear. thank you. thousands of ammunition, dozens of weapons and dynamite, the crimes that led police to a home in south san francisco. >> and the reason this truck over turned and the piece of bay area history it was carrying. >> and what people litter with the most and now a group is trying to clean it all up at a local park. ♪chicken in the bucket♪ ♪chicken in the beans♪ ♪chicken in the bucket♪ ♪chicken in the beans♪ and if i could i'd put chicken in the lemonade.
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a few guns but they never expected the cash of weapons. >> reporter: 48 firearms seized when investigators searched a home in san francisco last week. >> 22 assault weapons. 12 hand guns. 2 rifles. 2 shotguns. >> certainly getting their fire power off the street, the potential for this -- i can't imagine. >> reporter: san francisco police chief says the investigation began in mid- april after robbers hit a gas station in the bay view district and three other businesses within a few weeks. one of the suspects wore a letterman jacket in several cases. he was arrested last month after officers recognized him in a bulletin and last week s.w.a.t. officers searched a home in south san francisco and
arrested a 31-year-old. a get away driver. the bomb squad was called out after they found explosives. >> the fact that he was manufacturing inside the home could have had devastating consequences to the neighborhood. >> reporter: police found 5,000 rounds of ammunition and 38 weapons including assault rifles that they believe were offered for sale in the community. >> as the chief mentioned, the question comes up regularly where do the guns come from. this may be a potential source for the weapons we find. >> reporter: investigators say they are still looking into where all these weapons came from and they are enlisting the help of the atf to trace them. >> 38 weapons. ammunition. they just had plans to sell this? >> reporter: that's correct. they told me what they know is
they are still trying to piece together this but they don't believe there is a link to terrorism. >> cara liu, thank you. police arrested a suspect after she got into a home and threatened an 80-year-old woman with a knife. the victim called police from her home yesterday morning. the woman told police she woke up and found the suspect in her bedroom. the suspect, jennifer louise gause used a hide a key to get inside the home and holding a dagger. she threatened the victim and told her to hand over her keys. the victim was able to hide in another part of the home and call 911. when officers arrived the suspect walked outside and was taken into custody. and booked into jail on several felony counts. new information about the prison escape in new york. authorities are questioning a woman at the prison.
she befriended the killers and may have helped them escape. on the day they were reported missing she went to a hospital complaining of a panic attack. this is day 5 of the search and it is now expanding to vermont where people are told to lock their cars. more now from -- doors. more now from new york. >> they are danger men. killers. murderers. there is no reason to believe they wouldn't do it again. they will be more desperate. >> reporter: 450 law enforcement officers are combing communities after richard matt and david sweat, a pair of convicted killers escaped from the correctional facility. >> we won't stop till they are captured. >> reporter: officers are looking for any and all clues. >> looking for camp sites from the last few nights. new clothing. new anything in the woods that
is a few days old. >> reporter: as they search the woods police are also checking vehicles vehicles and going house to house. an alleged sighting on tuesday. >> it will take the dogs to come across them. >> reporter: despite the man hunt authorities believe the two men may have left new york state. >> although we don't know where they are, there is some indication one of their destination, the destination they might have indicated was vermont. >> reporter: back that prison staffers are being questioned. many think they had inside help but so far no one has been charged. in new york, fox news. an over turned big rig blocked 880 on ramp at 7th
street. it was hauling metal beams. the chp says the driver may have taken the turn too fast causing the load to shift and the big rig to tip over. a crane helped unload the truck and clear the scene. a change is coming where you will have to be 21 to buy tobacco. why a store owner says it isn't fair and it won't do much to stop teens. >> and a new estimate on how much it cost to clean up the oil spill in santa barbara. >> the new safety measures authorities say can prevent another deadly train derailment and the changes they want on the train.
dozens of people rallied in san francisco protesting an affordable housing crisis. the group says a woman who struggled with mental illness is expected to be evicted after living there 25 years. the landlord's actions is an example of the abuse of the ellis act. the law that allows landlords to evict tenants to get out of the rental business. >> the market has gotten so crazy that landlords will find every way to get renters out of
their homes. >> a lawyer purchased the building in 2012. two years later he began issuing eviction notices. one factor in the derailment of the train in philadelphia last month has been ruled out. the engineer was not using his cell phone at the time of the crash. more on how authorities are trying trying to make rail travel safer. >> reporter: in response to the philadelphia amtrak derailment, they want railroads to identify locations where the speed limit drops by more than 20 miles per hour heading into tight curves or bridges and it is recommending installing automatic breaking controls to slow train physical the engineer does not. lawmakers on capitol hill want to know what else can be done to ensure passenger safety. >> this committee has a responsibility to learn from this crash and to examine
whether additional safety measures should be put into place. >> reporter: the new federal railroad administration advisory calls for a second crew member as well as more speed limit signs to alert engineers to drops in speed. amtrak was traveling 106 miles per hour, double the speed limit heading into a curve before running off the tracks. >> it will take time to complete the investigation. we will take any actions that will improve the safety of passenger rail operations. >> reporter: in a report, the ntsb found the train engineer was not using his cell phone at the time of the deadly crash. the 32-year-old did not call, text or access the wifi. his lawyer maintained his client did not remember anything and he only used his cell phone when he came to call
for help. fox news. ahead here, how much it cost to clean up the santa barbara oil spill so far and why the number is likely to go up. >> started as an experiment and now one school say standing desks made such a difference in the classroom they are expanding the program. >> fog and showers and a heat wave around the corner. i will have the specifics.
the cost of cleaning up the oil spill in santa barbara topped $60 million. the pipeline company that is footing the bill said the cost peaked at $3 million a day and while costs are decreasing, 75% of the work is done and the total cost is expected to go up. the oil came from a ruptured pipe that dumped 100,000 gallons of oil back on may 19. cigarette but clean up campaign in san francisco. they moved the clean up efforts from the beach to the park today. surf riders hold on to your campaign generates awareness of littering cigarette buts. they are the most littered object in the world. the 20 minute clean up started at 5:30 p.m. new at 5:00 p.m. one school is hard at work.
they are trying to transform all classrooms and a change will effect how students spend their day. ktvu fox 2 news claudine wong looks at a new approach to learning that is encouraging children to stand up. >> reporter: take a look around this classroom and you will notice something different. yes, that was her telling her students to take a stand at their desk. look and you will see those desks don't come with chairs. >> i believe before having the desks, asking my students take seat but never knowing why. >> reporter: the class is one of four that is equipped with standing desks. >> something i had no idea was a possibility. >> reporter: till she was approached by parents. they own a gym and travel around the world talking about
health and mobility. a couple years ago they started noticing something. >> pa has been alim-- pe has been eliminated and students are driven to school now. . >> reporter: they came to the principal with a proposal. let us buy you 25 standing desks and see what happens. >> i had no idea. i had no idea how they would react. >> reporter: they had option of grabbing a stool and the desk also comes with this bar. >> you can put your foot on and you can swing it so you are getting a little bit of exercise in it too. >> reporter: it took a little getting used to but now they prefer standing. >> i can concentrate much better and i don't talk as much. i don't know why. just seams to happen.
>> when you are sitting some of your brain shuts down and you get sleepy. when you are standing you are moving and you stay awake. >> reporter: there are now 100 standing desks and the principal is a believer. the kids aren't the only ones learning. >> i didn't know i needed it till i had it. >> reporter: lessons are being learned one desk at a time. claudine wong, ktvu fox 2 news. >> would you want a standing desk -- >> i would use it when i was little. little kids have the wiggles, makes sense. >> i like a chair. let's go -- >> i think it calms you down. [ talking at the same time ] >> i think at my desk i would rather sit. >> as a kid it would help me
too. fog showing up out there. the fog is pressed down. what that means the high pressure is building in. you know me i am always looking for environmental clues. this is one here. the fog bank. pressing down. not coming up over the hills. being pushed between them. you go okay high pressure is working its way back into the pattern. rain showers around hayward. fremont. most of the showers moved out of the area. pleasanton, dublin, you were getting showers. now it is winding down. san jose you have a couple things going on. winding down. it was good. i was digging it all day. you had this -- first you get -- the great smell from the rain. and then you get the humidities. still high but a cooler day.
felt like somewhere else. san diego. maybe down in the southwest somewhere. here we go. showers moving out. as the low moves out the winds come off shore. there goes the heat. it will come up fast. today temperatures were down a bunch of degrees. we will come up on thursday. by friday the hottest day of the week. so tomorrow berkeley, 75. fix degrees. over the hill, walnut creek, mid and upper 80s. look really hard you will find low 90s out here in the southeast bay valleys. very warm day inland. big changes. that is the deal. concord. the day part. right? morning, concord, humid. wake up at 63 degrees. then you get temperatures into the upper 80s by 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. maximum heating. yeah, a warm one. the forecast highs for
tomorrow. 90 vacaville. 90 antioch. 90 brentwood. a week of -- not just temperatures but cloud cover, wind. rain. cool. more wind. no, more showers, heat. it will continue that way. the five-day forecast looks like this. thursday, warmer. friday warmest. hottest day of the week and then temperature comes down. sunday look goods. cool with coastal fog. yeah. i am going to stand right here. if i was sit -- [ talking at the same time ] >> different energy. >> can i plug the 7:00 p.m. newscast on ktvu fox 2 news at 7:00 p.m. on tv 36 -- [ talking at the same time ] >> we stand up for the 7:00 p.m. news. i love it. brings a different energy. the best. >> thank you. [ talking at the same time ] the rain caused a storm drain emergency in marin county. it was revolved with the help -- resolved with the help of
this police officer. he helped rescue several aducklings that got stuck -- ducklings that got stuck down there. you have to be 21 to buy tobacco but one owner says it isn't fair because teens can just go across the street. >> a firefighter makes a especially delivery on a highway. why he says his job prepared him for that very moment.
pg&e joined forces with firefighters to find better ways ways of protecting wooden power poles. they sprayed the retardant on the power poles. pg&e is looking for something stronger. the poles remained untouched while the others burned. >> now we understand how it works. we feel more comfortable knowing the polarize treated. >> -- poles are treated. starting next year you will have to be 21 to buy tobacco in clarra county. it board passed a law that raises the age to 21 to by cigarettes. the hope is to keep teens
frompicking up the -- from picking up the habit. ktvu's azenith smith has more. >> reporter: most people agree this is a good law. this owner doesn't like how it is implemented. he owns a 7-eleven over there in santa clara county. this is the dividing line the county line. technically i am in san jose and the owner says the teens can walk 40 feet to buy tobacco over here. >> reporter: he is fuming. >> really upset about what they did last night. >> reporter: over a law the board passed raising the age to buy tobacco in santa clara county from 18 to 21. >> i am going to lose a lot of customers. should be fair for everybody. >> reporter: the problem is, his store is one of 25 that sits in santa clara county.
across the street is the city of san jose. technically teens won't have to walk far to buy tobacco. >> only applies to people in the unincorporated areas. a small part of the population in santa clara county. he is behind the new law. i brought up the owner's concerns. he hopes they will follow suit. >> it doesn't take effect till january 1. we have a good six months to work with the city of san jose and with other cities to have them adopt it. >> reporter: san jose says they are considering a similar ordinance later this month. this owner hopes it is sooner rather than later given he already lost thousands of dollars. she agrees the law should apply across the board. >> i think it is better if they trays. honestly, yeah.
if you are going to drink at 21, smoking is okay too. >> reporter: any businesses in santa clara county that violates the ordinance could bet their permits taken away. >> azenith smith in south bay, thank you. the ktvu fox 2 news at 6:00 p.m. starts now. umbrellas out across the bay area, a spring time storm brings us more rain today than the entire month of january. all that wet weather means slick roads and accidents. tonight we are tracking the conditions and the problems. good evening. hello. i am gasia mikalian. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a look at live storm tracker 2 radar. the system is making its way out of the bay area. but not before bringing us rain. our live team coverage on the storm. ktvu's noelle walker is tracking all the issues caused by the rain but we start with chief meteorologist bill martin and how much rain we got today. >> shower activity, more rain
in january -- or june than in january. january was dry in san francisco. the driest january ever recorded in san francisco. june we had some areas over quarter inch of rain. san francisco got .11. that puts us more than january. more cities with rainfall accumulations. not a ton of rain. nice to get it. nice to knock down the pollens, wet the lawns. rainfall right now, a few scattered showers lingering. they did linger through the early afternoon commute but now we are seeing drying and that is the beginning of a big change. showers out there by the fremont area. light stuff. not slowing you down too bad. the roads are wet. remain wet and then they dry up. it will get hot again. when i come back we will talk about a significant warm up. from this to that. we will see you back