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will be a series of rainmakers. thanks so much for joining us. i'm dion limb that rain is moving through the bay area as we speak abc 7 news meteorologist. francis takes a look at how long those showers will last francis. yeah dion they're going to last for the next few hours until about 9 o'clock in the bay area and then we'll start to clear out on our storm impact scale. it's a one out of five. it's a light storm scattered showers expected over the next few hours generally less than a tenth of an inch for most areas, but maybe up to a quarter or more especially in the mountains and along the coast breezy at times as well. here's a look at the live doppler satellite radar system. so you notice over the last few hours. the rain is mainly fallen in the north bay, but it is starting to slide south and east right now. in fact, we're getting some light rain falling through santa rosa. luma already got about 400 of an inch just in the past hour. so and here's our forecast animation at six o'clock. you'll notice the rain starts to move on to the peninsula parts to the east bay 7 o'clock this evening continues into the east
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bay and south bay and then by 8 o'clock mainly in the valleys and south bay and then we have more rain in the accuweather 7-day forecast, which i'll tell you about shortly dion boy. what a different pattern. this is francis many. thanks now the rain is coming down now in the north bay and the same system will bring snow to tahoe once again abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard joins us live in petaluma where the showers can't come fast enough for locals good to see you have your hood on there. i saw you got a little bit wet earlier. yeah, it's a big deal and the rain has definitely arrived check it out. i am totally soaked but you know, it is a good thing for so many folks around here. check it out. this is a rose garden and folks here are so happy to see the rain because the drought has been a very tough year for folks here. a lot of folks are also excited about the potential for snow in the sierra. i'm super excited jessica yao and daughter olivia rose were planning a new rose bush at their home garden valley ranch
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in petaluma home to 8,000 rose bushes and hundreds of varieties, and they all need lots of water now that i know there's gonna be days of rain just super excited to get out there and so some seeds jessica says the drought has made growing roses. be tough, but the promise of rain brings. hope for the season the rain is super important just to create a nice water table and to help the roses get through the really cold periods. we put out the rain boots for people to come in this weekend. we found a lot of people at this ace hardware store in windsor getting storm ready. it's gonna be used to capture rainwater off of a shed roof into a rain barrel so that we can use that water for watering the garden a little bit of extra space. ski department at sports basement in berkeley was helping customers gear up for tahoe or snow was in the forecast i guess. it is sun up to. the first rain storm down here
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everybody starts thinking about skiing again gets excited is coming in looking for new gear the tahoe regionrecoring f the r kaldore fire which burned more than 200,000 acres last month locals say several chances for snow. this week is great news. one of the driest summers in tahoe history, so with the shot of the rain that's been falling here for about two hours. it has certainly been a while since we have seen it firefighters say it means a possible reprieve from fighting wildfires, but they stress that why the fire season is certainly far from over great to see the rain. we will take every drop. we're live in petaluma cornell bernard abc 7 news. yeah, you definitely have that right cornell many. thanks now as the showers move into the bay area. we wanted to take closer look at a rain deficit. once again meteorologist francis deglassen joins us to explain how our rain totals are.
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so low every little bit matters. yes deon, we could use every drop in fact our rainfall deficit for last season in santa rosa. we were almost below by 21 inches san francisco almost 14 inches, and you see even your 10 inches in oakland and in livermore, so well below normal last season now for california. here's our drought monitor. most of california is in the exceptional to extreme category about 87% and for the bay area. it's basically of us in the exceptional and also the extreme category what's great is we're expecting rain today to continue through this evening tapering off but this week we're opening up a wet weather pattern so we have periods of rain through the seven day forecast and that is great news for us because we could use every drop we might have a heavier system into this weekend and we might even end the month of october for this new rain season near normal all right.
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thanks francis, and you can always check live doppler 7 and the weather conditions where you live on our abc 7 news app it is free to download just search abc 7 news bay area to developing news now cruise battling a wildfire in santa cruz county are starting to get the upper hand cal fire says the estrada fire did not grow overnight and containment is now at 60% that is nearly double from yesterday all evacuation orders and warnings were lifted today 14. acre so far have burned a burn north of watsonville at estrada ranch sparked this wildfire on friday the santa cruz sentinel reports that the burn was on a retired cal fire battalion chief's property. in the north bay a prescribed burn is scheduled to start tomorrow in sonoma county cal fire today said it'll happen west of magic mountain road near cazadero highway smoke will be visible in much of sonoma county. the fire will help maintain a fuel break designed to stop or
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slow future wildfires. that burn is set for 7 am to 9pm pm on monday and tuesday. in the east bay a tribute to mark the 30th anniversary of the oakland hills firestorm the north hills community. association hosted a picnic to celebrate the people who keep oakland safe and to honor those who lost their lives in 1991 that fire killed 25 people making it the third deadliest wildfire in california history it burned more than 1,500 acres and destroyed 3,000 structures oakland's fire chief lives in one of the areas hit hardest by the blaze to prove that not only is it important to me and my family but to the members open fire department of their chief lives in hitler highlands as a reminder what is at stake. organizers handed out information on how to prepare for and stay safe during emergencies. fire storm the east bay hills fire is the latest 7 original production.
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at least 100 acres burning tree fresh houses. the documentary will be released on wednesday and shows just how terrifying that day was you'll hear directly from the people who lived through the experience you can download it and stream it by downloading the abc 7 bay area app. it is free and available for roku amazon fire apple tv and android tv. just ahead of festival with a purpose brought together people today in the east bay. it is all about community engagement and improvement the group behind this effort has a mission to build a better bay area and unveil a new program today to help reach that goal. and we're hoping today to showcase the prototype what it can look like in the future. a look at exactly where someerme ban cars from the
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singer-songwriter in town to shoot a music video for his new album says he and his crew were held up at gunpoint and robbed of their gear aussie singer clinton kane has more than 100 million streams of his music online and had just arrived in the city friday afternoon. now cain says when he noticed
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men breaking into his car and steal $30,000 in equipment. he and his friend gave chase. that is when things took a frightening turn. they all pulled guns on us. so it was it was it was me into my mates and time. i had so much adrenaline and so much confusion and just so much shock and fear. yeah, i can imagine this happened to the marina district kane joke. he didn't want to come back to san francisco after this experience. he will though be back on tour in december and says he plans not to bring anything expensive. he also reminds everyone not to keep valuables in the car. well as abc 7 news works to build a better bay area a new program in the east bay aims to do the same by making affordable housing more accessible to low-income residents today in oakland an event was held to promote the chan's zuckerberg initiative keys equity program the event focused on helping black property owners in oakland receive financial support to build in-law units and generate more income.
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we want to figure out how they can take advantage of an adu so that either they can bring housing into the community support their efforts in creating legacy our wealth building tools and our providing generational housing for those that they care about homeowners can apply for financial support through richmond neighborhood housing services today a block in the heart of san francisco's tenderloin neighborhood was transformed into a green oasis organizers. hope to make the car free change permanent neighborhood nonprofits hosted community events, like outdoor voter registration and pop-up covid testing now a coalition led by saint anthony's is proposing a permanent golden gate greenway, very few people realize that they're about and kits from nintendo line who have no access to parks or anything. the golden gate greenway would run along the 100 block of golden gate avenue between jones and leavenworth. algae is taking over some beaches in tahoe what to know
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before you go also expressions of culture through movement and music all of it is happening at a place you wouldn't expect. and as we take a live look outside looking pretty murky as we see the first of a series of showers. neurologist francis deglassen is in and we'll let you know about more storms on the horizon. coming up in sports this shark season just started in the warriors are days away and despite all the distractions this week the raiders find a way to get it done in denver coach. busaccia helping lead the silver and black to a win. we'
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officials in south lake tahoe are warning people of harmful algae at two popular beaches. the blooms are located at el dorado and reagan beach. the city is advising people and their pets to avoid getting in or came the water at these locations experts say that recent wildfires smoke could be contributing to the increase of those harmful algae blooms. they sound great san francisco's transit hub transformed this weekend into a performance space to celebrate filipino american history month filipino folk dance group her brongle performed at the salesforce transit grand hall. this is part of the trolley dance series that featur artists
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performing at sites along an historic muni route filipino american history month is celebrated in october to presence of filipinos continental us nice to learn something new about filipino culture francis. yeah, and dna actually used to do filipino dancing when i was in college, so and for us we have great news, we have rain happening right now and more rain on the way with the accuweather 7-day forecast. here's a look at live doppler 7 and satellite. our image so we had some light rain falling in the north bay the last few hours it is right now starting to slide through san francisco and parts of the peninsula on our storm impact scale. it's a one out of five a light storm. so for the next few hours, you can expect scattered showers to continue sliding south and east mainly under 10th of an inch for most areas and it's breezy and gusty as is cold front moves through here's a forecast animation six o'clock you'll notice right on time. we're starting to see the rain move through the peninsula and spread into the east bay and
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then by 8 o'clock this evening. the rain will be in the valleys and down through the south bay and then by midnight most of us will be clear and dry making for some very chilly conditions overnight into tomorrow morning rainfall estimates for the most part near 10th of an inch all around the bay maybe 900 of an inch in oakland and then we could get more rainfall near the coast like half moon bay near a quarter and also in the higher elevations clear lake at near a quarter of an inch as well and with the system moving. east after it passes through the bay area. it's also going to bring snow to the sierra. so there's a winter weather advisory it at 8 o'clock tonight through 5 am tomorrow avoid driving during that time if you can because areas above. feet could get to date inches of snow maybe even close to a foot in some spots and there will likely be some travel delays temperatures right now are mostly in the 50s and you'll notice it was a drastic change from yesterday. we went from summer weather to this brisk fall like feeling
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today. they drop by near 30 degrees in some spots in fact like that in ukiah and anywhere from 20 degrees to 15 degrees cooler in many parts of the bay area as a system moves through we all start getting breezy and gusty questions right now winds at sfo 26 miles per hour as well as fairfield and san francisco and novato 17 miles per hour. so the lows tonight will be quite chilly. make sure the kids bundle up for school tomorrow morning, especially in the north bay. only upper 30s through santa rosa lakeport low 50s for almost everyone around the bay area and at the beaches in the coast upper 40s, and tomorrow's highs will be about 10 degrees cooler than average so similar to days numbers most everybody in the 60 san francisco 61 oakland 63 san jose 64 santa rosa 66 degrees here is the accuweather 7-day forecast. so once the rain passes through we'll have a chilly start but mostly sunny tomorrow then
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tuesday the clouds increase as we get a chance of rain dropping in the afternoon and evening and then light showers for our next round of rain on wednesday thursday afternoon best chance of rain in the bay bringing another round of showers on friday and then our heaviest system looks to move in saturday into sunday, and we'll be keeping an eye on that. so have your umbrellas handy you'll be using them a lot this week. now abc 7 sports with chris alvarez the week began with john gruden resigning his head coach of ended with the team snapping a two-game losing streak in earning a tough win in denver rich versace taken over as the interim head coach there. he is las vegas opened with a sixth place 75 yard touchdown drive capped by derek carter henry rugs the third 48 yards the house seven. nothing silver in black coach versace acting like i've been there before but you know inside he was really excited late first half car to kenyan drake 31 yard connection 17-7 raiders car
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through for 341 and two scores mike shanahan inducted into the broncos ring of honor today. good to see coach denver made a charge with the raiders answer third and five card of brian edwards and look at that catch big run afterwards in vegas snaps two game slide 34-24 over denver after the game derek carr talked about what it was like playing without the only head coach in the nfl he's ever known. sucks not hug and grew after a game like that, you know some of the plays we ran, you know and all that kind of stuff. he had been so fired up, you know to see his face but it is what it is, you know, we got to move forward, but definitely for those three hours. it's easy. definitely. it's not easy, but it's easier to just focus on football it certainly it's emotional for everybody right? so, i think they did a good job. there's a bunch of grown men of handling their emotions throughout the week put them in perspective when it was time to go play the game. it is a job for for all of us and the again they seem to do a really really good job with it. we'll see what goes on from here.
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we'll see the consistency that we can have going on. i think that'll be the challenge for all of us. well in just two days the warriors tip off their 75th season golden state opens tuesday night in la against the lakers venice the home opener thursday night against the clippers at chase center. stephan curry seems to be getting better and better. that's a scary thought for the rest of the league. like to see the warriors shoot plenty of threes they can do that as well golden state hit 16 from downtown and fridays preseason finale the warriors did finish the preseason a perfect 5-0 and after losing the nba's inaugural play in tournament last season their sights are set on making a deep run in the playoffs this season. our expectations are definitely higher this year than they have been the last couple years and the way the league works, you know, you kind of need to step it up everybody in the locker room wants to win the championship first and foremost. whatever that takes, so we're just trying to be as prepared as possible with all these pieces we have i definitely think we're a championship caliber team good mix of guys and i feel like we can be really good defensively
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and we have a bunch of guys i can you know for the ball in the hoop. so i think we'll be especially here for us. wnba finals candace parker and chicago with a chance to close out diana taurasi in phoenix and game for chicago trail by nine with four and a half to go but parker's three ties it at 72 with two minutes to go crowd fired up there and shut down stephanie. dolson's layup give chicago the lead for good on 11-0 run chicago native chance the rapper just besides himself sky win 80 to 74 their first wnba title, which was chicago native parker's goal and coming to her hometown team sharks top. think william eklund was among five players making their nhl debut last night in san jose season opening win over winnipeg beckland got his first nhl point assisting on thomas hurdles. go ahead goal the 19 year old rookie understands. he's playing with the big boys now, it's different. it's the best players in the world. so it's got to be a big difference. but yeah, like i think that better guy it's about you know on this league doing it
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consistently night and night out and that's part of the challenge that we're gonna have to work on. ensure that we we got that foundation that we bring to the game every night and that structure. so dion is sad as some of us are about the giant season ending, you know sharks start. the 49ers will be back next week and the warriors and then got college. we have a lot of things. it's just unfortunate that the giant season ended. i know we got to move ahead one step in front of the other. here we got. this chris you can do it. all right. thanks. well a big art exhibit in south bay today focused on the cozier side of creativity. we'll t
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abc 7 news at 11 much more on the much-needed rain hitting the bay area. we have team coverage on the storm plus what you can expect for the week ahead that and much more of course tonight on. 27 news at 11:00 finally now in the south bay quilt enthusiasts came together at the santa clara convention center with 30th annual pacific international quilt festival the event featured 150 vendors from seven different countriesbo00 quilts were on display people were able to shop for fabric and also learn new quilting techniques organizers were just thrilled to host people once
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again in person. it's a very tactile part and and you know, yes, you could buy things online and you can view things online, but but there's nothing like seeing it yourself touching it yourself and you need to be here. the city of santa clara recognizes this week as quilt week. so impressive to see well, that's it for this edition of abc 7 news at six everybody. i'm dion lim for chris alvarez frances dinglasan and all of us. thanks for joining us. we will see you right back here tonight for abc 7 news at 1
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