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good morning. it is sunday, july 11th. 7:00 on the dot as we take a live look outside at civic center park in santa clara. a beautiful morning before another hot day. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana joins us this morning with a look at your microclimate forecast. the only good news for some folks inland, slightly cooler. >> it's going to get a little bit cooler into the workweek but we still have to get through today. our heat warnings remain in effect. still have to be mindful if you're going to be heading
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outside. walnut creek, we have sunshine out there. but we have the fog in san francisco. and this is actually a welcome site. the fog keeps the temperatures just a little more comfortable. 52 degrees right now in san francisco. let's talk about this inland heat because we still have the heat advisory which is the color you see in orange there and in the areas that you see in red are actively under an excessive heat warnings. here's a quick glance of what we're excepting this afternoon. los gatos, 97, and we are excepting a couple of triple digits for some of those interior hot valleys. we have low humidity out there. full forecast in just a few minutes. >> thanks. right now a live look at our cameras across the bay area. san jose, walnut creek, fog for oakland and san francisco. in most of those inland areas,
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those triple-digit temperatures like vianey said, will be back today. brentwood hit 110 yesterday. and we're looking at how businesses just reopening from the pandemic were hit by this severe weather. >> reporter: at this restaurant with the temperature outside of 108 degrees, grilling is grueling. normally on a saturday, there would be a line into the parking lot. but even though the restaurant fired up its mist machines, few customers came in. >> the heat. everybody's at home right now. >> saturdays are one of the busiest days of the week at harry's wine depot, but the patio is empty and the tavern's live entertainment canceled because of the heat. as the mercury rises, profits are dropping. >> it's really bad. it's so bad that a -- any given day, you know, friday or saturday, you do quite a few thousand dollars and it's going
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to a couple hundred. >> because of the heat, the tavern only had about six customers. so they decided to close early around 8:00 instead of 11:00. >> reporter: these two were among the few people who ventured outside today. sweating through a bike ride. >> i would describe the heat as suffocating. >> campfires, that's what my back felt like. it was burning. it was so hot. >> reporter: but some managed to find relief from the scorching sun. this duo waged an epic water battle against each other, a war where getting drenched is a victory. in brentwood, today in the bay. contra costa, alameda counties have cooling centers. this map shows cooling centers that will be open today. the los gatos library opens at
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10:00. governor gavin newsom signed an executive order late last night to free up more energy capacity. growing wildfires in oregon are actually impacting transmission lines used to transport energy to our state. the order allows the emergency use of auxiliary ship engines to relieve the grid. we have new video of the beck worth complex fire that continues to rage north of lake tahoe. it's burning near the california state line. it was caused by a lightning strike. flames have scorched more than 61,000 acres. containment stands at 9%. our bay area app is a great resource during this heat wave and fire season. you can get breaking news alerts
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and weather alerts sent straight to your phone. you can customize the forecast for your neighborhood. it's free to download on the app and google play stores. hayward is moving forward, reopening its downtown with a ribbon-cutting and special celebration. people gathered despite covid restrictions, they were lifted yesterday with an event near the intersection of "b" and main streets. they offered promotions at restaurants and shops to try to get people back shopping downtown. there was live music, more than 60 booths selling local arts and crafts. the push to end gun violence in oakland took a new turn. a march organized by the police chief, one that saw counterprotesters show up though. here's thom jensen. >> we need all hands on deck! >> reporter: a loud cry for help where hundreds of people held a rally and a walk for peace.
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>> this is a plague. for us, this is a pandemic. this is the covid that never goes away for us. >> reporter: counter demonstrators tried to interrupt the rally shouts out the names of people they say are victims of police violence and holding a large banner calling police domestic terrorists. others say we need to add more officers to the streets where violence and property crimes are surging. >> we're in a state of emergency. we are in a state of emergency! we're going down a dystopian road to hell in a hand basket. >> reporter: oakland's police chief, business owners and church leaders saying gun violence has gotten out of hand. >> i hear that gunfire 24/7. >> reporter: and true unity is the only solution in oakland. >> it is time that we come together and we unite behind reducing gun violence in the city of oakland. >> while we're arguing about how
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to go forward, our children are being left alone. >> reporter: the city's new chief of violence prevention says the solutions start with listening to oakland youth, searching for a feeling of community and hope and who too often turn to guns and violence. >> children are acting out. we have to check out what we're doing. because we have some responsibility in that. >> stand up! >> reporter: in oakland, thom jensen, nbc bay area news. >> police are asking for your help. they're trying to find a man who was attacked at a gas station earlier this week. we want to warn you, some of this video may be disturbing. surveillance cameras captured the attack. one of the owners of the station where it happened shared the video with us. he says he was in a nearby aisle when he heard that taller man ask the holder man if he was asian. the store owner says the older man was wearing an earphone and didn't hear the question and suddenly the younger man in a
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hat slaps him. the attacker was chased out of the store and called police. hayward police say they have tracked down that attacker, but they need to contact the victim before they can file any charges. we're following a story in the east bay. firefighters are monitoring hot spots at two house fires in antioch crews say were ignited by fireworks. the flames started at a home near west 6th and 8th streets. thefire destroyed a car. that homeowner tells us she's devastated. >> they ruined my house. they ruined everything i own. for what? i don't understand why they're doing it. it doesn't make sense. we have a drought and they're blowing them up like it's a game. >> crews rescued a cat in the burning house. the homeowner says two more were
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inside and haven't been found yet. happening today, we are about an hour away from the beginnings of a brand-new space race. billionaire sir richard branson set to blast up from new mexico in a commercial spaceship that he hopes will soon carry paying passengers. this morning's weather actually caused the launch to be delayed by an hour and a half. if all goes well, he will beat jeff bezos by nine days. we'll bring you a live report when the launch happens. we're excepting it to start around 8:15 this morning. coming up, any industry facing summer shortages. patio furniture. the reason the lack of furniture is impacting summer plans for many people. plus, nbc bay area responds. >> a motorcyclist can't see how fast he's going on his brand-new bike. i'm consumer investigator, nbc
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bay area responds next.
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welcome back at 7:11 on your sunday morning. you can see the sun shining here as we look live at sfo but a wall of clouds directly behind, that's what many in the city are seeing this morning, and many of the rest of us seeing pure sunshine. vianey arana has a hot forecast coming up in five minutes. right now, nbc bay area responds to one viewer who has been fighting a company for a year and a half. he turned to chris chmura and his team for help getting across the finish line. >> good morning. roni bought this new motorcycle made by ktm. he noticed the dashboard was off, the mileage, time and speed were all wrong. so the dealer updated the bike's computer and replaced the dashboard, but the issue continued. ktm took a look, but no
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resolution. this went on for a year and a half. he says ktm offered a compromise here. several upgrades to his bike. when the upgrades hadn't happened months later, he asked us for help. we made contact with ktm and it then made good. total value here, $1,084.65. ktm did not respond to our request for comment. roni was eager to speak up. he said, i can't express how happy i am this case was resolved after nbc investigates involvement. the you think a company is riding off into the sunset with your money, call us. after standing for 100 years in charlottesville, virginia, two statues honoring two confederate generals are now gone. a crowd gathered yesterday to
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watch the statues of robert e. lee and stonewall jackson come down. a high school student started the original petition and five years later says it was important to be there. >> that statue stood for over a hundred years. the university played a role in putting it up, the city played a role in putting it up. now it's important for us to hold them accountable and make sure they follow through on the changes they promised. >> all of the art is being stored on city property until leaders can decide what to do with it. we hope you join chuck todd for this morning's "meet the press" where he'll talk with jake sullivan about the decision and the impact of leaving afghanistan as soon as next month. he'll also speak with republican congressman adam kinzinger of illinois and find out what's next for the two parties after the insurrection.
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tune in right after this newscast. now to the latest summer staple that's in short supply, patio furniture. we've seen a run on chlorine, inflatable swimming pools, even some grilling favorites. america is roaring back and everyone wants everything all at once. add that to the supply chain waking back up and you'll have to be strategic to get what you want. here's vicky nguyen. >> reporter: summer is in full swing, but this year, your backyard barbecues might be missing something. >> i ordered my patio in march and still waiting for it. >> reporter: there's a patio furniture shortage sweeping the nation. >> these are unprecedented times for us, as far as sales, customers coming in, the demand for everything. never seen anything like it. there's no way to prepare for it. >> reporter: jeremy owns
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gordon's ace hardware in chicago. furniture sales are up more than 26%. >> we're doing everything we can to get product in as quickly as we can. >> reporter: across the country many frustrated customers but it's not going to be here for six to seven months. >> reporter: even online shoppers are coming up short. >> i displayed the order in december. they're en route. >> reporter: a table and chairs or umbrella could take weeks or months to get. and they might cost you more. >> when you do find something, it's outrageously expensive. >> reporter: what exactly is going on? amid the global pandemic, demand for outdoor seating skyrocketed with groups looking to gather safely outdoors. consumers are competing with businesses as well. on a larger economic scale,
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stranded shipping containers and a lack of truckers adding to the troubles. furniture makers say the issue might not be resolved for a while and it could be 2022 or 2023 before the lounger that you're waiting for makes it to your yard. you might want to dust off a blanket and make it a picnic summer. >> no other option. and when the bay area heats up, there's always an exodus to the beaches. half moon bay was a popular spot for those looking to cool off without even getting in the water. that person did. the temperature significantly cooler on the coast than the south bay or the east bay. >> my house doesn't have ac. it's either stay inside with the fan on or go to the beach so we went to the beach. >> you know how it works. by sunset, many people were wearing sweatshirts and coats to keep from getting too chilly. new proof that cracking jokes at work is not a waste of
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time. laugher and happiness at work can boost productivity by 12%. being happy can cut down on wasted time. the study adds someone who is happy may be able to do a task in one hour while an unhappy person will take an hour and 20 minutes to do that same task. >> this is why i miss being back on the set. >> yes! >> we were cracking up leading into the show. >> 6:59 and our director and producer are like, shush. >> laughing as much as we do keeps us professional. >> there you go. >> and back to the professionalness, vianey arana has a look at our microclimate forecast. >> it's going to be another hot day for the interior valleys which is why we remain under a weather alert because of the heat advisories. you definitely want to kind of cater to similar conditions that we saw yesterday. walnut creek right now, we're going to be seeing the
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fog. the marine layer keeps our temperatures a little more comfortable. it's about 52 degrees. unfortunately, this is pretty much only going to cater to keeping temperatures cool right directly around the coastline. if you live in inland areas, the fog isn't going to help cool the temperatures. let's take a look at the 24-hour temperature change. notice we don't have big changes compared to the past 24 hours. two degrees in novato. right up through santa rosa. inland, no clouds in sight. plenty of sunshine for this afternoon. let's talk about the heat advisories and the heat warnings because the areas that you see in orange, santa rosa, down through san jose, under the heat advisory through tonight. the areas in red are under an
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excessive heat warning. just based on how hot that we got yesterday, let's take a look at what we're excepting for today this afternoon. morgan hill, 98 degrees. we do except a couple of triple digits in areas like pleasanton, livermore, antioch. another hot day through here. danville, walnut creek, up in the 90s and around the peninsula and the coastline, still pretty warm by peninsula standards. 86 degrees in daily city. if you're going to head to the beach, remember about rip current safety. be careful and safe out there. if you're going to be in san francisco this afternoon, upper 60s. but you'll need the sweater into the afternoon. we've breezy winds up there right now. and look at ukiah and clear
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lake. 107 and 108. we're experiencing a severe drought and because the conditions are dry out there, keep in mind the elevated fire danger. looking ahead, cooling changes, we get the high pressure that backs off and we stronger breeze which isff significantly least 10, 15 degrees in some of those inland areas. san francisco for the week ahead remains in the 60s, but it will be more noticeable into the 80s for the inland areas. let's get to your forecast. check this out. >> i get excited when i order something in the mail and it finally arrives, but it's a bummer when i notice how much packaging is used, even for the smallest items. >> the epa says more than 82 million tons of containers and packaging were used in 2018. but only about two-thirds of that actually got recycled. the rest was tossed.
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time for your climate hack. while we may not be able to control what many of our things come in, we can control the things that we use when it's time for us mail something. >> instead of styrofoam which takes 500-plus years to break down, switch to a biodegradable option. there's also tape that's made of paper and can be recycled. instead of buying a new box, find an old one laying around the house. one report estimates about 165 billion packages are shipped each year, meaning about 1 billion trees are killed to make those cardboard packages. think about how many trees you can save and packaging you can keep out of the dump by choosing to go greener. check out nbcbayarea.com/climatehacks.
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>> i wish we had more control of things that we receive. for now, at least we can control when we mail things out. >> reuse all of that stuff. >> i didn't know packing peanuts dissolve. >> some of them do. when you go out and pack next time, look online, and you'll see that there's a lot of ecofriendly options. >> great tips. thanks so much. there is much more ahead on "today in the bay." it was only an exhibition. it's sending shockwaves across the sports world. team usa received an upset in their first olympic tune-up game. who beat them?
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good morning, everyone. an olympic tune-up turns into a stunning upset for team usa. the u.s. taking on nigeria before tipping off play in the
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olympics. kevin durant, rejected. less than a minute, 20 to go. one of 20 threes for nigeria. it's one of the greatest updates in nba basketball history. the giants taking on the nationals at oracle park. bases loaded. the infield chopper t. doesn't leave the grass, but, look at that, it's perfect. he scores. 3-0 giants. in the sixth, brandon crawford with the orange crush. say what you want about the uniforms, but they're undefeated in them. and that one is hit deep to left field. and that baby is gone. >> a two-run pop.
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the a's score four runs. they double up the rangers 8-4. second round of the american city championship. steph curry with a three to get the crowd going. they're loving this. on the green. curry with another three. you can't see the ball role in the hole. that lets you know that's a birdie. he's tied for sixth place. the final round can be seen right here on nbc bay area. that's a look at your morning sports. i'm anthony flores for today in the bay. >> thanks, anthony. we have much more ahead. triple-digit temperatures across the bay area today. vianey tells us when a cooldown is on the way. sco the greenest big city in america. but that's not all you'll find here. there are hundreds of good-paying jobs,
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good morning. it's sunday, july 11th, 7:29 as we take a live look outside.
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is sun shining in santa clara ahead of another hot day across the bay area. thank you so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. vianey arana has a quick look at your microclimate forecast. you're always good about saying, hey, if you can't enjoy this heat, there's always somewhere else to go. >> that's the nice thing about microclimates, you get an array of temperatures, and you can pick and choose what you want to experience. we're seeing the marine layer around the coastline. that's going to provide relief, but really to just the coastline. in through the inland valleys, not enough draft there to pick us up in terms of your temperatures. 52 degrees right now in san francisco. i'm going to spend the day watering my plants, giving them extra tlc. on these warmer, hot summer days, your plants might need a little bit more love and water. inland heat, something to keep in mind, we still remain under a heat advisory for all of the orange areas that you see highlighted here. for the rest of the bay area,
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pretty much everywhere else, remains under an excessive heat warning. be mindful of your neighbors and pets. i'll talk about what to expect coming up in a few minutes. >> and it sounds like you have good news for us. we'll see you soon. a live look for you across the bay area right now where most inland areas will see those triple-digit temperatures once again today. brentwood hit 110 yesterday and that's where today in the bay went. >> reporter: at this restaurant, with the temperature outside of 108 degrees, grilling is grueling. normally on a saturday, there would be a line into the parking lot, but even though the restaurant fired up its mist machines, few customers came in. >> the heat and everybody is,
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you know, at home right now. >> saturdays are usually one of the busiest days at the week at harry's wine depot, but the patio is empty and the live entertainment canceled because of the heat. as the mercury rises, profits are dropping. >> it's really bad. it's so bad that a -- any given day, you know, friday or saturday, you do quite a few thousand dollars and it's going to a couple hundred. >> because of the heat, the tavern only had about six customers so they decided to close early, around 8:00, instead of 11:00. >> these two were among the few who ventured outside today. sweating through a bike ride. >> i would describe the heat as suffocating. >> campfires, that's what my back felt like. it was just burning and the -- it was just so hot. >> reporter: but some managed to
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find relief from the scorching sun. this duo waged an epic water battle against each other, a war were getting drenched is a victory. in brentwood, today in the bay. contra costa, alameda and santa clara counties have cooling centers open today. los gatos library opens at 10:00 a.m. governor gavin newsom signed an executive order to free up more energy capacity because of this extreme heat and threats to wild fires. the order allows the emergency use of auxiliary ship engines to relief pressure on the grid.
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you're urged to conserve power between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. tonight. we have new video of the beck worth complex fire. it continues to rage north of lake tahoe. the fire started after a lightning strike more than a week ago. as of now, flames have coveraged more than 61,000 acres, containment is at 9%. our nbc bay area is a great resource during this fire season. you can get breaking news and weather alerts sent straight to your phone. you can customize the forecast for your specific neighborhood. it's free to download on the google play and app stores. hayward is moving forward. officially reopening its downtown with this ribbon-cutting and special celebration. people celebrated covid restrictions being lifted with an event near the intersection of "b" and main street. hayward offered promotions at restaurants and shops to get
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people back shopping downtown. there was live music. you can kind of hear it in the background there and more than 60 booths selling local arts and crafts. now to the push to end gun violence in oakland. it took a new turn. there was a march organized by the police chief mself. but there were counterprotesters there as well. today in the bay's thom jensen explains. >> we need all hands on deck! >> reporter: a loud cry for help on the shores of lake merritt where runs of people held a rally and a walk for peace. >> this is a plague. for us this is a pandemic. this is the covid that never goes away for us. >> reporter: counter demonstrators tried to interrupt the rally shouting out the names of people they say are victims of police violence and calling police domestic terrorists. the issue of police funding in oakland has been divisive. but others say we need to add more officers to the streets
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where violence and property crimes are surging. >> we're in a state of emergency. we are in a state of emergency. we're going down a dystopian road to hell in a hand basket. >> reporter: oakland's police chief, business owners and church leaders say gun violence has gotten out of hands. >> i hear that gunfire 24/7. >> reporter: a city that's had a violent reputation for decades. >> it's time that we come together and reunite reducing gun violence in the city of oakland. >> while we're arguing about how to go forward, our children are being left alone. >> reporter: the city's new chief of violence prevention says the solution starts with listening to oakland youth, searching for a feeling of community and hope and who too often turn to guns and violence. >> if our children are acting out, we have to check out what we're doing because we have some responsibility in that. >> stand up!
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>> reporter: in oakland, thom jensen, nbc bay area news. new this morning, a deadly shooting in the east bay. it happened before 10:30 last night on 52nd avenue in oakland. police have released information that they responded to a gunshot. they found a man who was wounded. they helped him until medics arrived. but, unfortunately, the man died there. investigators are looking for the shooter and investigating what led to the fatal encounter. we're following a developing story in the east bay. firefighters are looking for the people who through fireworks that sparked two fires. they are there this morning monitoring hot spots at the two house fires in antioch. they started at one house around 8:30 last night. the fire destroyed a fence, some trees, a car and a power boat. but then embers blew half a block away and set another house on fire.
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that homeowner tells us she is devastated. >> they're ruining -- they ruined my house. they ruined everything i own is out on my front lawn. for what. i don't understand why they're doing it. it doesn't make sense. we have a drought and they're blowing them up like it's a game. >> crews rescued a cat in that burning house, that homeowner tells us there are two more cats inside that haven't yet been found. happening today, we are just about 30 minutes away from the beginning of a brand-new space race, billionaire richard branson is set to blast off from new mexico in a commercial spaceship that he hopes will soon carry paying passengers. this morning's weather caused the launch to be delayed by an hour and a half. if all goes well, branson will beat jeff bezos to space who will launch off in nine days. still to come on "today in
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the bay," terrifying moments as a fair ride malfunctions and almost crashes to the ground. quick action from witnesses to save the people on that ride.
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it is 7:41 on this lovely sunday, and, yes, we're still under a microclimate weather alert because the heat is still going to be hanging out today, especially in inland areas. live look over san jose. we have clear conditions inland, but in san francisco, we have the fog, and, yes, this is a good thing for the coastline. that's what's going to help keep the temperatures cool. 52 degrees right now in san francisco. but really the cooling effect is just going to be around the coastline because inland we are still dealing with this high pressure that, you know, keeping the heat advisory in effect, the extensive heat warning in place, through tonight for all of the highlighted areas. so, really going to get hot, especially in areas like concord, livermore, even up
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through ukiah ando the south ba in the 80s. let's get to your 24-hour temperature change in fog. at least right now at 7:41, no major changes in the temperatures, but we are heading into a bit more of a cooling trend. when you notice the fog, notice how it's mainly around the coastline, down through half moon bay. good day to head to the beach. remember, beach safety when you do. your forecast for today, let's take a tour of the bay area, san jose a high of 88 degrees. east san jose will be in the 90s. morgan hill 98 and check out some of the hotter valleys, walnut creek, 97, danville, 95, pleasanton at 100 degrees today. concord, 98. for the peninsula, san mateo, 75, redwood city, upper 80s. if you're heading to san
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francisco, temperatures in the 60s. we'll get some clearing, but be thankful for the marine layer because that's what helps bring out mother nature's ac. look at ukiah and clear like, 108. this is a good reminder when we're dealing with these temperatures is how hot we're going to get. we're also extremely dry. unfortunately, if you notice, it's not even just california. really the entire kind of west coast area all the way in through the vegas area, down through palm springs. everywhere, we're experiencing a shortage of rain which means the conditions out there are dry. we can see a fire start or spread. as far as the week ahead, we have cooling changes ahead as that strong ridge of high pressure that brought this heat begins to back off and that's going to bring a little bit more cooling for us through the interior valleys. let's take a look at your seven-day forecast in san francisco. we'll remain in those 60s but you'll notice the cooling a
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little bit more in areas inland because look at that, we'll go from 90s to upper 80s to a couple of low 80s by next weekend. going to be a relief from the triple-digit heat that we saw this weekend. >> it's rare that we think 80s are a relief. in this case, they definitely are. thanks, vianey. we have much more ahead. coming up, we'll talk about why six months after the capitol insurrection, lawmakers can't agree on how to investigate what happened on that day. but these photos. it's time for our clear the shelter segment. this is ozzie. he's shy. he loves getting out for walks and hikes and does well on his leash. he would do well in a home with experienced dog owners and older kids.
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he's good at posing for photos too. we'll be right back.
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oroweat small slice. i wonder if this has the same quality ingredients as the original whole grains bread? great question, dad. and it does. it has all the same nutritious deliciousness as the original slice but only a little bit smaller. just like timmy here. my name's lucas. it sure is bobby.
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welcome back. and here is some terrifying video, cell phone video that shows the base of a carnival ride appearing to lift off the ground on thursday night. people ran over to help keep the ride from turning over. you can see down on the bottom middle of your screen there, the ride was set up at the national cherry festival in michigan. everyone on board was able to walk away safely. the ride was removed and taken to a factory in ohio to look into what went wrong. it has almost been three weeks since the deadly condo collapse in surfside, florida, and the recovery continues. we received new information this morning that the death toll is now up to 90. 31 people remain unaccounted for. the painstaking process
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continues, but there are some signs of hope. a cat survived the condo collapse and is now back with his family. this cat is named binks. the family, obviously, is in awe and overjoyed of the cat's survival. last tuesday marks six months since the capitol insurrection. since then, republicans and democrats in congress have sparred over a congressional commission that would examine the origins and the participants. with republicans against it, house democrats have organized a select committee of democrats and republicans to examine the six-month old data. larry gerston joins us now. good morning to you. we've all seen the video on this. it's been everywhere. it so clearly happened.
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why is there difficulty agreeing on a commission? >> you're asking the same questions that so many of us are asking, especially considering that all 50 state election executives have said this was an election without any widespread interference. that includes 30 republicans stay executives, by the way. more than 60 cases in courts, state and federal, where the judges all, all rejected trump complaints about election unfairness, ten of those judges, by the way, were appointed by president trump himself. validation by the cybersecurity czar and also validation by the attorney general barr who said, no widespread election interference. against all of that, you have this continued movement by republicans, particularly, saying the election was unfair, that's what the democrats call, quote, the big lie. >> and that big lie, so to speak, was the impetus for the
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insurrection, fighting the outcome of the presidential election. so with all that evidence, why are congressional republicans resistant to a commission being created to investigate this? >> we have a huge chasm here, the likes of which i don't think has existed since -- probably since the civil war. most republicans in congress, as we know, we've seen, align with the base. they align with the base because that's how the base feels. there's a poll that came out recently, just a few weeks ago, that really illustrates this entire issue. when you ask, well, how about the election? was it fair? was it rigged. the democrats, 86% said, biden won it fair and square. then go over to the next column. look at the republicans. almost two-thirds, 64% still believe to this day that the election was rigged despite all the videos we've seen and the
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fact that more than 500 people have been arrested for that insurrection, this insurrection that u.s. senator ron johnson said, no, it was just like another white house tour or congressional tour. well, when you have that kind of idea, you really have a situation where there's such polarization that it's hard for the two sides to get together. >> what are we to make of this great divide, all this data? do we move forward from this and put it behind us once and for all? what conclusion do you have? >> well, i'll tell you, it's going to be tough to move forward. when you have a large minority saying the whole thing was fixed. we're six months away from this thing, and they think republicans that the election was stolen despite that insurrection. republicans, as long as their leaders go along with it, i think that's going to keep the base happy and, of course, the
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nation in a set of -- in a sense of uncertainty and as long as that chasm exists, there's no other way to say it, but democracy is going to be on very shaky ground. >> thanks for your time this morning. we'll see you next sunday. 7:52, we have a quick look at the stories we're following, including triple digits temperatures across the area. vianey is back to tell us when a cooldown is coming.
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welcome back. here's a quick look at the stop stories we're following on this sunday morning. it was yet another scorching day for most inland cities in the bay area. in brentwood, temperatures reached upwards of 110. that's where we found this business owner who said saturdays are usually their busiest day, but not yesterday, when the heat kept many customers at home. >> it's really bad. it's so bad that a -- any given day, friday or saturday, you do quite a few thousand dollars and it's going to a couple hundred. >> our bay weather area team says heat advisories will continue through tonight. the state is urging people to conserve energy between 4:00 and 9:00 p.m. three counties have cooling centers all over this weekend. this map shows two in santa clara county that are opening
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today, the los gatos library opens in 10:00. our bay area app is a great resource during this heat wave and throughout fire season. you can get breaking news, weather alerts sent straight to your phone. you can customize the forecast for your neighborhood. it's free to download on the app and google play stores. okay, teeter-totter history has been made in concord. we've been watching this all week. two friends set on breaking the record for the longest ever teeter-totter ride. chuck walker and mike had to ride for 216 hours to break the record. fun fact, the report was set back in 1971 by walker himself. how did they do it? besides a lot of determination, they had a portable toilet near by and took turns getting a couple hours of sleep. they did it to put a smile on
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other people's faces. and that's what it does indeed. let's check in with vianey arana with the last look at the forecast. >> they were both in jackets. i want to know what the you might need area. in san francisco today and for the rest of the week, we'll keep the fog early on in the morning. look at the inland temperatures, except another day in the 90s, upper 80s, triple digits. the heat advisories and warnings in effect through tonight and then we get some cooling, heading into monday, tuesday and wednesday. the high pressure that brought us this heat is going to start to back off and the cooling is going to drop us down into the each other 80s, a couple of mid-80s. tuesday and thursday are going to be our coolest days of the week. looking ahead to next weekend. at least get a couple more 80s on the map, but the hot inland valleys, much more some of our
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hottest spots to date. it's going to be a hot day. >> i'm at this point now where i'm like, who has a pool? can i make some new friends. invite me, please, and my children. thanks so much for making us a part of your morning. more local news for you tonight and all day on nbcbayarea.com.
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