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>> now, it's 3. the cdc says vaccinated kids and teachers don't have to wear masks at school. but california says not so fast. what to expect as another school year is quickly approaching and already tracking triple digit heat in the bay area, specifically for our north bay and east bay valleys. the peak of the heat wave arrives tomorrow. details on that. in my full forecast. >> and the bay area's also dealing with a drought emergency with a look at how you can conserve water as more restrictions are in place. >> now from the bay area's local news station. this is kron 4 news at 3.
>> now at 3 scorching temperatures across parts of the bay area this weekend. you can see that pink shading to the right of your screen. that is the hottest part. it's the inland area which is typically the warmer parts. when we see these kind of temperature increases. thank you for joining us on kron 4 news at 3. i'm tahernia. our top story today is the excessive heat warning in effect for parts of the bay area. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez. joining us now with a look at the current temperatures and what we can expect this weekend. risa people think it's bad today. but tomorrow may actually be worse. yeah, that's really what it's going to be the hottest for inland valleys. but we already have excessive heat warnings in effect. >> right now for our north bay and east bay valleys in addition to that heat advisories for those of you in the south bay and even for north bay valleys, widespread triple digit heat right now livermore a 103 degrees. one of the hottest cities out there as is the fairfield
triple digit weather for those of you in concord and dublin. but take a look at this unique microclimate forecast because we are tracking a deepening on shore flow pattern right throughout the san francisco peninsula coastline, even extending throughout our east bay shoreline. so we're tracking temperatures there 50's, 60's and 70's with widespread 80's 90's and triple digit heat. as you make your way inland right now pacific of 59 degrees. but we are tracking the widespread for innermost valleys with fairfield. just heating up to a 106 degrees. san jose at 85 degrees oakland and berkeley 75 degrees. so about 5 degrees above average there. but it's really are in our most hottest valleys, specifically those of you in solano county. we're going to be worried about all weekend long tracking widespread warming, upwards of 9 degrees of warming. for those of you in concord. that's why you're in the low triple digits and we have this excessive heat warnings go into effect at noon today and
it's going to remain in effect through sunday night. and the far east bay hills mountains and valleys, including the diablo range solano county. this excessive heat warning going to remain in effect for one more day expiring on monday night. but everyone else in the bay area. we're going to start to cool down by monday. so the excessive heat warnings and heat advisories in the north bay and for parts of the south bay will be allowed to expire sunday night. but it's the overnight temperatures that we really need to worry about where all of our excessive heat warnings were in place. we're only going to cool down into the 70's and 80's. so dangerous heat heading our way and it is going to be critical tonight, especially for those of you in antioch, 72 degrees for your overnight lows. everyone else in the 50's and 60's details ahead on the peak of this heat wave set to arrive by tomorrow afternoon. sun dogs. back to you. thank you. member a sound. the national weather service has released tips on
helping you stay safe during this heat wave. they include limiting stressing strenuous activities outside. >> drinking plenty of fluids, not walking your dogs on hot pavement and keeping your kids and pets safe by not leaving them inside hot cars. the national weather service is also warning about rip currents along the coast. now we continue to track the heat wave on our kron 4 app. so use your phone to scan this qr code. it will take you directly to the kron 4 app to download. you'll get the latest updates on your weather, including a look at the current conditions and a list of cooling centers around the bay area. and wildfires are burning throughout the state to this is video from the tenant fire that's burning in the claim national forest fires currently more than 90% contained. but it's kurt scorched already more than 10,000 acres. fire officials say they're worried the excessive heat combined with dry grass could lead to flare ups. and staying in northern
california. the beckworth complex fires are burning in the plumas national forest. this is near the california-nevada border. northwest of lake tahoe. there are 2 fires burning as part of the back with complex. so far they've charred more than 20,000 acres and only 11% contained. now we are tracking a number of other fires burning in the state, including the salt fire north of redding where evacuation orders are still in place. that fire is only 45% contained. lot of fire has burned close to 40 square miles at the base of mount shasta in southern california. cal fire says the tumble weed fire is now 95% contained after burning close to 900 acres. turning now to the recall election of governor gavin newsome. a judge will soon decide whether the governor can have his democratic party preference printed on the recall ballot. this comes after the secretary of state refused to allow it. ashley zavala explains what
happened in court today and how the most famous candidate to replace newsome is getting involved. >> today's hearing between the governor and secretary of state here in sacramento lasted about an hour. the judge says he wants to take the weekend to digest what he heard. attorneys representing governor gavin newsome and secretary of state shirley weber faced off in court friday. >> the court prohibited video and audio recording of the hearing newsom's attorneys tried to convince the sacramento county judge to order whether to allow the governor to have his democratic party preference printed near his name on the upcoming recall election ballot whether has refused noting he missed the deadline and she's following the law. this prompting the governor to file the lawsuit. the governor was required to include his party preference on his reply to the recall petition in february of 2021, of his lawyers who handled the paperwork admitted to the judge friday. he screwed up shortly after the hearing newsome remain tight-lipped about it at a separate event in l a. >> it's a legal proceeding and i just don't have i haven't
really focused on it and i don't have much to say everybody doing just blocks away from sacramento county courts celebrity candidates hoping to replace newsome. caitlyn jenner announced she's also jumping into the lawsuit because i want transparency i want people to see what's happening up here in sacramento. and i just want to be part of this lawsuit. >> so that. shirley weber doesn't full. she actually does her job. >> at the governor's request. the judge says he will make a decision on newsom's party preference issue in writing on monday at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> now is ashley just mentioned the governor was in napa county today talking about additional funding for schools. kron four's charles clifford was there and has the details for us. >> well, here in the city of napa on friday, governor gavin newsom signed into law ab one 30, which dedicates a 123.9 education. lars. 2 statewide, >> this is the largest
education budget in california history. it will provide billions of dollars to do a great many things. >> including creating tk access for all 4 year-old in the state. it will also have millions of dollars to hire and train new teachers especially in areas that are lacking. there will also be a free lunch program for all students. it creates after-school and summer school programs and it provides for the mental well-being for students, especially those students who may have suffered or fell behind during the pandemic. now the governor says he hopes that this becomes a permanent part of california's education system. this is a multi year commitment. >> it's not an episodic one off some multiyear commitment to transform public education in the state of california, even though this was just signed into law. many of the programs including universal tk access won't kick in until the 2025 26 school year. but for now in the north bay. charles clifford kron. 4 news. >> also in the north bay 47
people at a homeless shelter have tested positive for the delta variant of the coronavirus outbreak happened at the samuel l jones hall in santa rosa and the majority of those infected were unvaccinated the shelter's manager says one homeless resident has been hospitalized and no one else with a positive severe symptoms. the highly contagious. delta variant has spread rapidly among unvaccinated people. now. and accounts for most new infections in the state. >> and not some other news aftershocks continue to today following that 6 point o magnitude quake that hit the sierra yesterday. this map shows all of the earthquakes that hit the area in the last 24 hours. >> the red dots are the most recent and the bigger the dot, the bigger the magnitude. the earthquake swarm comes as the california geological survey issued a new tsunami hazard maps for san francisco, santa clara and contra costa counties. the areas highlighted in yellow represent the hazard areas. areas in green are outside the
hazard areas, the most significant increase in the tsunami hazard area is low elevation land in san francisco's north beach and downtown market street also residential and commercial areas around the port of richmond. the new maps will help state agencies as well as local governments. better prepare for potential tsunami. these. coming on kron 4 news at 3 airlines are adding flights. and we'll tell you where they're going. >> and president biden signed an executive actions today. number, then he hopes will help workers and cuts in health care costs will give you all the details and we're tracking your 45 degree difference from our heart is to inland valleys to our coolest coastal cities livermore a 103 degrees with pacific of 58 degrees. what if you could push a button and less carbon would be put into the air.
>> 3.13 on your friday afternoon and it's time to talk about this heat wave that we're living in right now is a live look at the golden gate bridge. it is beautiful, but it's hot kron. 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is standing by with our forecast in a recent and it's only going to get hotter let's take a look at current temperatures out there right now. >> scorching a 103 degrees for those of you in livermore. rpjust a degree cooler for conquered. so tracking the heat with this is tex of he warning currently in effect through sunday night for east
bay valleys, even for those of you in the north bay as well. right now you're in the 80's and 90's but we're tracking widespread triple digit weather for the 1st half of the weekend. and that's when this heat wave is really going to peak and we are seeing widespread heat advisories and excessive heat warnings in effect with an additional heat advisory added earlier today. for those of you in the north bay for the santa clara valley specifically in san jose. that also remains in effect for the widespread 90's to even low triple digit heat expected for this weekend live look outside coit tower crystal clear blue skies that marine layer not even near our coastline, in fact, is just hanging tight out in the pacific. we are going to notice some of that marine layer influences. but barely it's going to be shallow at best. it is going to keep our temperatures along the coast and east bay shoreline on the mild side instead of tracking scorching heat there. so that's what ie're not seeing. any heat advisories or excessive heat warnings in those areas. but
overnight lows going to be above average. widespread upper 50's for the san francisco peninsula coastline, even through the north bay coastline as well with widespread low to mid 60's as you make your way inland. and and only cooling down into the 70's and tomorrow scorching heat continues. a 107 degrees for conquered livermore in antioch, triple digit heat from all the way into santa rosa and avato near triple digits. for those of you in san jose at 96 degrees. even the san francisco peninsula coastline in the 70's with widespread mid to upper 80's. for those of you in the east bay shoreline and we're not going to get relief from the heat until monday of this upcoming week. so sunday is going to be equally hot, slightly cooler but not going to make much of a difference. please be safe out there stay cool and stay hydrated bay area. back to you soon thanks so much for greece. uh. president joe biden says large american corporations have grown into monopoly. so today
he signed an executive order that could impact some of the largest technology and-other companies in the country. >> alexandra limon has the details. >> president biden also said he wants to help american workers by, for example, making it easier for them to transfer trade licenses between states and giving workers more power against corporations. >> capitalism without competition. is it a capitalist? exploitation. >> president joe biden says big mergers and monopolies eliminate competition and forced many workers into low paying jobs with poor working conditions and the president says unfair competition also hurts consumers research shows we have a limited operation. >> you pay up to 5 times more and families in places. >> with more choices. friday. president biden signed an executive order directing more than a dozen federal agencies to implement 72 new
initiatives promoting fair competition and include ideas like allowing medications to be imported from canada selling hearing aids over the counter and limiting noncompete agreements that block employees from taking better jobs done for one reason. >> to keep wages. but years from the computer and communications industry association argues over regulation could backfire and stop innovation. that's why we see higher quality, lower prices more innovation. it's because companies are trying to best their competitors. if regulators come along and say stop doing that, the consumer is going to lose. >> president biden's executive order focuses quite a bit on big tech companies by, for example, more closely. scrutinizing murders, including murders that have already happened reporting in washington. alexandra limon. >> president biden continues
to do a hard sell on his 1.2 trillion dollar infrastructure plan and the white house has enlisted transportation secretary pete buttigieg to talk it up. kron four's catherine heenan talk to him today and has the details. catherine yeah. the transportation secretary as making the rounds is talking to reporters by getting the plan across the finish line. he told me today there's a long list of nationwide projects that need attention urgently and that includes california. we seen things like the disturbing image of a part of route. one affectively falling into the ocean we repair backlog a lot train. >> transit networks rely on thousands miles and roads and bridges that are considered in poor condition by the engineers. this is why we need to act and act now. so the president wants to get this thing done. soon. mister secretary this summer. what makes you confident, though, that this kind of huge bipartisan effort can succeed at a. >> time of intense
partisanship. >> that's exactly why it was so remarkable not long ago to see the preaident walk out of the west wing flanked by republican and democratic senators saying we have a deal and not a small deal. we're talking about 1.2 trillion dollars of infrastructure investment contemplated for our future. this be the biggest investment passenger rail since amtrak was created the biggest investment in public transit we've ever had as a country investments in everything from environmental cleanup to broadband access to getting lead out of the pipe. security drinking water to our kids and again, we're talking to republicans and democrats coming together saying we need to do this. >> but even buttigieg is admitting that saying we have a deal is not the same thing as saying we have a bill among the political pothole. still ahead, some conservatives strongly oppose a provision to expand funding for the irs arguing the agency has been politically motivated. and you can see more of my interview with the secretary this weekend on inside california politics. so not us. thank
you, catherine. >> the united states is donating 1.4 million and johnson and johnson covid-19 vaccine doses to afghanistan. the country is dealing with its 3rd wave of infections and the donations will arrive in afghanistan today and be distributed through the un covax program. another shipment is expected later this month. and in total the u.s. will donate about 3.3 million covid vaccines to afghanistan. the taliban claims that now controls 85% of the claim is difficult to verify but is considerably higher than previous claims of controlling a 3rd of the country. this comes as u.s. troops are scheduled to leave the country after nearly 20 years, the u.s. and the taliban reached a cease-fire agreement last year. but now taliban leaders are seemingly backing out of that saying they will not guarantee they won't attack us security interests. time for a quick break, but coming up on kron 4
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>> 59 in pacifica 65 in san francisco. it's about 40 degrees hotter over livermore doubling concord, the further inland you go, the more pink you see in the more pink you see the hotter, the temperatures get. we've been checking in with the areas all hour long. and she says it's hot today, but it's going to get even hotter tomorrow. so we'll be checking in with her in just a little bit. but for now, airlines are adding more flights as the number of travelers continues to rise. united airlines said today it will add nearly a 150 flights this winter to warm weather destinations in the united states central america and the caribbean delta says they're ramping up their schedule to ski destinations this winter while spirit airlines is restoring international flights from orlando, florida that it dropped during the pandemic. and long lines in hawaii as the state has eased their quarantine restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers. jen vanessa has the details. and what you need to do before your next trip to
the islands. >> it's been a very busy did daniel k international airport with thousands more visitors taking advantage of the teens to the safe travels program. but it's been a bumpy ride for some. >> was pretty long. we've got it when we came out, it was really sure at first and then we got on the next site and it was a longer line. the process was about 45 was an hour. my daughter and my wife got the got through pretty easily easy with >> with the covid test versus with their vaccination rates at about 90% of the cards that were submitted to save white had not been reviewed by. >> well, i am. >> sherry cause you or the safe travels administrator says all vaccination cards issued out of state have to be manually review. >> overall, i'd is very we had to wait in a line that took about took a few minutes. you know, a lot of half hour. but once we got up to the processing of the agent. the things went quickly and. >> and we were on our way change is expected to boost
visitor numbers officials want to remind all travelers that they still need to create a safe travels account. they should upload proof of vaccination and need to bring the hard copy with them for verification upon arrival. only the official cdc vaccination record card of ams prin out or a military vaccination administration record or acceptable documents. doctors notes will not be accepted. >> that was jen reporting for us. >> coming up after the break, one bay area county is seeing a surge in covid cases. we'll tell you where. plus the governor is asking californians to conserve water. we'll have tips on how you can reduce usage at home. in addition to that, the bay area's going to see a spare the air alert issued for the 1st half of the weekend tracking even hotter temperatures. and what
>> 3.29 on your friday afternoon. let's talk about our forecast as we take a live look outside at highway 24 in walnut creek. you can see it in this shot, but it is hot out there. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here with details on our scorching forecasting a recent yeah. and there's certainly feeling it out there. sanaa's. welcome to bay area summer 50's, 60's, 70's 80's along the coast and east bay shoreline. >> 90's and triple digit heat.
as you make your way inland. currently a 103 degrees for livermore concord in dublin in the east bay valleys. also in the triple digits. book fairfield the winner in solano county. no surprise there. a 106 degrees with the widespread 90's for north bay valleys. that's why you're under a heat advisory. all those advisories and warnings going to expire by sunday night and tomorrow. it's going to be even warmer, not just along the coast but hotter temperatures far inland valleys 77 degrees for downtown san francisco. 10 degrees above average with the low 70's for those of you at happen. bay low 60's for daly city in pacifica 59 degrees. if you want relief just head to the beach because you're going to notice that cool sea breeze still intact winds out of the southwest 20 miles per hour or less millbrae and burlingame warming up into the low 80's with the mid 80's for those of you in san mateo and san carlos redwood city 95 degrees in widespread night
90's. for those of you in the south bay san jose and campbell in the mid 90's for you and triple digit heat. in fact, it's going to peak on saturday. a 107 degrees for livermore and for those of you throughout the east bay shoreline 70's, 80's and yes, even 90's with richmond warming up into the low 90's walnut creek and concord a 107 degrees. so dangerous heat will continue even through your sunday as well. the triple digit weather with napa and sonoma 99 degrees. but santa rosa and avato in the low 90's by saturday afternoon. taking a look ahead at the next 7 day forecast relief won't arrive until monday for most of the bay area. but those of you in solano county, you're going to have to wait until tuesday to really feel relief from the heat. that's why you're excessive heat warning will expire monday night. but for the rest of the bay area, all the advisories and warnings will expire by sunday night shortly before midnight. back to you. soon. as thank you resign. now cal iso reminder.
they've issued a flex alert for this afternoon. the agency in charge of the state's power grid is urging people to cut back on their power usage today from 4 to 9. >> this will help relieve stress on the grid and it protects it from being overwhelmed. here are some tips to help during the flex alert. such a thermostat to 78 degrees or higher avoid using major appliances and turn off or unplug any lights that are not in use. the triple temperatures come at a time when water usage typically rises during the summer but due to the drought. governor newsom is asking all of us to reduce our water consumption by 15%. kron four's. felecia dog reports from the east bay with tips on how to save. >> on average. the east bay municipal utility district says single-family customers use about 250 gallons of water per day. that number can vary based on where you and the size of your lot. but if you can soon 250 gallons of water
on a daily basis. a 15% reduction amounts to 37 and a half gallons of water that includes water use for indoors like, you know, flushing toilets, washing hands showering. >> as well as outdoor water use a good place to start is the toilet older models can use up to 5 gallons per flush newer high efficiency toilets use about 1.2 gallons per flush by installing a high efficiency toilet. the state says a household can save 19 gallons per person each day. if there are multiple people in your home. you can achieve the 15% goal by upgrading the toilet alone keeping showers under 5 minutes go say saved 12 and a half gallons for a shower when using water efficient showerheads might actually has on devices that will mail out to folks. we raiders that you can install in your shower head that it reduces the overall flow and help to get that those avoid washing dishes by hand. if you
have a dishwasher, you can also save around 4 gallons of water per day. if you wash only loads. >> as for laundry east bay, muds, water conservation manager alice to he says by properly using load size settings reducing the number of loads by using full loads. only and replacing the standard washer with a high efficiency model, you can save up to 25 gallons of water per day. as for the outdoors, she does not recommend letting your lawn die just limit the frequency. it gets water to 3 times per week is the people, you know, watering every day when it's not actually necessary. and in fact, it's better for plants. if you are less frequently, but more deeply. lastly, check for leaks around the house. this could potentially save hundreds of gallons of water per day. >> believed it all kron 4 news. >> now we have more drought emergency resources on our website. you can access our special page by scanning this qr code you see on your screen
right now there you'll find an interactive drought map just to see how bad it is in your neighborhood and the latest on bay area. water restrictions. we also have a story about how grocery prices are affected by the drought. you can read it all on kron. 4 dot com. and a big story today california k through 12 students and teachers will be keeping of their masks on this fall. even if they're vaccinated against covid-19 this despite the cdc relaxing their guidance saying those who have gotten their shots can be inside the classroom without wearing masks. kron four's. maureen kelly reports that the state is taking this tack in order to ensure california students are back in the classroom this fall. >> well, many vaccinated students around the country will likely be heading inside their classrooms with their faces bear. those kids here in all california, k through 12 schools will have to keep covered up for now, even if they've gotten their shots. that's because the cdc also said today that masks should
stay up inside if schools cannot maintain a distance of at least 3 feet between desks and the state's public health department says they are not recommending physical distancing because of the hurdles that would present to california schools fully reopening the county superintendent of schools for contra. costa is on board with the state's decision. i really do think it really highlights the importance of in-person learning. i think in person learning. >> is the best models benefits young people the most. and so this really allows for everybody to come back fully into the classroom. the principal of hercules middle school says the state's decision to keep up with the mask-wearing inside schools. >> makes things a little more simple, especially as only kids 12 and up are eligible for their shots. everybody is wearing a mask. it's easy to see who's not. and you have to worry about i know that for a lot of us were ready to have the masks off whenever and wherever possible. >> so sure that will cost some challenges to. but again, it's
just an opportunity to get students back. >> and make sure we get back to doing our our main purpose which is educating students. the parents. i talked to picking up their kids from summer school or fine with the idea of keeping the mask requirement in place of are still out there. >> now, even though june 15. came and went still don't get too comfortable because it's going to happen all over again. the california department of public health says they are continuing to review with the cdc just released. >> and says they plan to release more state guidance for k through 12 schools on monday. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> we go to the east bay now around county is experiencing an increase in covid cases that could exceed the spring wave earlier this year. the allegheny county health department says the latest increases are likely due to reopening activity and people not wearing masks health officer nicholas moss believes the delta variant is also having an impact while some mild cases have been reported among vaccinated residents.
that's not the majority. >> the vast majority of these cases are in. vaccinated people and the communities where we see the lowest vaccination rates. so we have seen some increases our hospitalizations. we got down to level. so we really haven't seen at any point in the pandemic in early but but we're up again from there. >> health officials are urging to people to get vaccinated. and if you don't have the vaccine continue to mask up indoors and outdoors. if you're going to be close to other people. coming up, we'll tell you what is behind a recent surge in gun sales. plus, planning a trip to the central coast to the heat. coming up. we'll have a live report from pismo beach with the latest conditions. there. and next, what happened to the bear who killed a woman in montana will have the details from
to help keep our state golden. >> welcome back to kron. 4 news at 3. we are tracking hot temperatures here in the bay area. this is a live look at our current temperatures. you can see the further inland. you go, the warmer it gets. and as we go into the weekend, it's only going to get warmer. and now to an update on a story we brought you yesterday montana wildlife officials have shot and killed the bear that killed a cheek, a woman earlier this week, leah lokan was pulled from her tent and killed by the bear earlier this week. now officials hunted that there by setting a
trap near a chicken coop just about 2 miles from where she was killed. lokan was an experienced outdoorsman and cyclist. and now to a heartbreaking update outside of surfside, florida. the bodies of 15 more people were discovered in the rubble. the death toll now stands at 79 with as many as 61 still unaccounted for to rescue workers are in the hostital for injuries sustained at the scene and among the confirmed dead. a 3 year-old boy and family members of pairwise first lady. the painstaking search for survivors shifted to a recovery effort. wednesday after authorities said there was, quote, no chance of life in the wreckage. >> is a live look at pismo beach coming up after the break, we'll have a live report on what you can expect. if you plan a getaway t
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>> welcome back to kron. 4 news at 3. and as temperatures approach record highs this weekend here in the bay area and the central valley. some are escaping the heat and heading to the coast, which is smart because you can see the coastal temperatures are always a little cooler than when you go inland. so let's check in with our fresno station. shawna khalafi is live at his no beach pier. one of the go to destinations for lots of valley shawna. >> an odd. yeah. it is 73 and
sunny. and you can see lots of families out here enjoying this beautiful weather. many of them are from the central valley. but we talked to a few from the bay area to drove down for this weekend beach assistant city manager jorge garcia says this influx of visitors is welcome business for some restaurants and gift shops here that have been affected by the pandemic. he says about 80% of their tourist typically come from the central valley. and when the weather heats up there. that's when a wave of tourists comes here to pismo beach. >> between spring break in labor day is tra high season and partially that coincides with the so where the central valley typically has triple digit heat just becomes an escape. we traditionally see 60 to 70 degree weather here around so it's part of the reason that people gravitate to the central coast. >> one family we talked to from bakersfield told us anytime the temperature there reaches a 105. they make their way here to pismo beach to cool off and they're not the
only ones. they say they always run into some people that they know who had the same idea to beat the heat and the city of pismo beach has also been investing in the tourist experience since the pandemic. they've added this big his mo beachside. you see people taking photos here all day. they also have a new hiking trail and a new restaurant on the pier and it's all in time for their busiest season of the year. live in pismo beach. shawna khalafi kron 4 news. >> sean, i know here in the bay area when things get a little warmer. we're used to cooler temperatures at least here in san francisco in the central valley area. i'm sure you guys are used to relative leaves to the warmer temperatures right. >> yeah. i mean, we're use to 100 degree heat. but this weekend we're going to be approaching record highs, maybe even up to a 115 on sunday. so that's something that a lot of people are trying to prepare for right now. it is a little bit hotter than what a lot of central valley residents are used to. >> all right, sean, we'll stay cool out there. thanks so much. back here at home,
things are also extremely warm and only going to get warmer. this is a live look outside at coit tower in san francisco. it's sunny and hot. cover. meteorologist rodriguez is here with some of our sizzling details going those the nausea and we're tracking a more than 40 degree difference out there right now between our coolest coastal city's downtown san francisco in the mid 60's. but livermore. >> a 103 degrees. so let's take a look at your getaway forecast because this heat even going to expand and make its way into tahoe this weekend. plenty of blue skies makes it so with some cloud cover. but that marine le are nowhere in sight just to the south and east of south lake tahoe. we are tracking some severe weather in the form of pop-up thunderstorms out there right now. even impacting those of topaz lake. but it is all dry and clear. for those of you at south lake tahoe and it's going to continue like that even through the 1st half the weekend there is a slight chance of thunderstorms just
to the east mainly impacting the eastern portions of the sierra near reno. and once again near topaz lake. but for those of you hoping to beat the heat and headed tall whole low 90's. there with mid 90's for truckee, triple digit or near triple digit heat for reno. your sierra forecast widespread low 90's even through monday and daytime highs tomorrow for your saturday here in the bay area closer to home, topping out at a 107 degrees for conquer livermore in antioch, triple digit heat for those of you and delay. whoa. even novato and santa rosa, that's what we're going to be under heat advisories. in addition to excessive heat warnings. so if you want escape the heat. mild temperatures still long half moon, bay and downtown san francisco in the low to mid 70's with the widespread mid 80's for the east bay shoreline and we are going to see temperatures gradually start to cool down to near average by monday of this upcoming week. so it's going to be a hot weekend on tap. stay safe out there. so now it's back to you. thank
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food. and as that term outdated offensive arena races. we talked with a food critic who has some thoughts on that tonight on the donlon report. now here's marni hughes with a look at what's on newsnation. prime. >> thanks, joe. tonight on newsnation prime 2 americans arrested in the death of the haitian president, the connection, how they were caught and what happens to them now. and how long the attack was planned. plus closure after 12 years of searching. this is the first time that i've been able to come out here. we're actually has his name on its good. the website that played a major role in solving this family's mystery and why the databawe is part of a new state law. that's all tonight on newsnation. prime. newsnation airs at 08:00pm our time. you can find out the channels listed here. we'll have details available on our website kron 4 dot com. >> now the weekend almost here. so let's get one last check of our hot weekend forecast from chris rodriguez in a recent. yeah. and we're getting an appetizer. what's
to come this weekend. triple digit heat already. for those of you in livermore. >> dublin and even conquered. and we're tracking widespread 90's for north bay valleys with san anselmo and in novato boarding with that triple digit heat currently 99 degrees cooler along the coast and east bay shoreline with 60's and 70's there. but san mateo. >> toasty temperatures at 87 degrees. so we are tracking a cool sea breeze influence cooling down temperatures slightly. but hotter as you make your way inland. welcome to our bay area. summer. you know the pattern and real this time of year. we're tracking excessive heat warnings for those of you in the east bay valleys, hills and diablo range, including solano county and our north bay mountains with a heat advisory that was issued earlier today for those of you in the north bay valleys. and we're seeing why already tracking your triple digit heat for you and even for those of you in the south bay, specifically in santa clara and in san jose. so we are tracking above average
temperatures 15 to 20 degrees above normal, even our overnight lows are going to be exceptionally warm only cooling down into the 70's and 80's 72 degrees for your overnight lows. everyone else in the bay area in the low to mid and upper 50's for the bay area coastline with 60's as you make your way inland even hotter tomorrow. so please stay safe with his dangerous heat. >> thanks mabrisa. that wraps up kron 4 news at 3. our coverage continues at the top of the hour with our kron on app. thanks much for joining us.
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