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>> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> rain returns to the bay area after a little bit of a break in the rain. it is going to a big comeback this weekend and we're going to walk you right through it. thank you for joining us here. during conference at 6 o'clock tonight, i'm i'm jonathan mccall tonight. we're getting you ready for round 3 of the wet weather which is expected to bring flash floods mudslides and even possible power outages. >> a lot of stuff associated with this. we've also learned that evacuation orders have now been issued for some folks living in some burn scars. kron four's live storm
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tracker. 4 team coverage tonight. a live look at the north bay courtesy the sutro tower camera. we're starting to see some light rain falling across the bay area right now. but things are only going to intensify in the coming hours. what we're feeling right now is just the beginning. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here now tracking when the heaviest rain. >> is going to arrive. yeah. let's track this atmospheric river hour by hour. first, though, let's take a look at radar for because we're starting to notice. >> light scattered showers in the north bay. specifically that northwest quadrant. and here's a look at our atmosphere. river. that is just going to a poor during the overnight hours really hovering over those of you in the north bay by early sunday morning already tracking heavy downpours for most of our north bay valleys in between santa rosa and vacaville and then that storm track going to remain in the north bay throughout most of our sunday morning by early sunday
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afternoon. it's going to shift a little bit southward into the san francisco peninsula and then extending into the east bay. but for those of you in san jose light to moderate downpours. but the heaviest rain will right. most right. spread by sunday afternoon and that's when we're going to start to see early sunday evening that storm track shift to the south and east for those of you in the south bay and it's just going to stay there along the san francisco peninsula. mainly the southern part there and even throughout the southern portions of the east bay and south bay bringing us inches of rain when it is all said and done. we're tracking one to 3 inches in the south bay, 2 to 4 inches for the san francisco peninsula and for the east bay. 4 to 6 inches in our valleys for the north bay with 5 to 7 inches for the santa cruz mountains when it's all said and done, also tracking high serve gusty winds and flash flood watches. details
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ahead in my full forecast in just a few minutes. jonathon, just team. back to you all so we'll check in with you in just a few moments. meanwhile, evacuation orders will go into effect tomorrow for some folks living in the czu fire burn scar in the santa cruz mountains. >> officials there are already urging folks to make sure you get out of the area by 8 o'clock tomorrow morning. the storm is expected to bring heavy rain and gusty winds that can trigger mudslides kron four's gayle ong. >> live for us now in boulder creek with how people there are preparing for tomorrow's big storm. >> good evening to you, gayle. >> good evening and justine and john, it been a this gas station here was busy all day long. a lot of people filling up. >> for their generators. i've also seen heart restores busy people buying tarps and sandbags to protect their property from water coming in. those who live near in or around the czu fire burn scar mainly fell 10 boulder creek bed lowman in north coast. those areas us are in zones
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are under mandatory evacuation order a deputy sheriff deputies happened going door to door this morning. warning those living in low lying areas that are prone to flooding and mudslides. that's the concern here ad since the fires happened in 2020. definitely you know, rip the foundation off and so that is why they are concerned on the storm is expected to hit sometime tomorrow, but there will be an evacuation shelter open at the san lorenzo valley gym. if needed. they'll open 08:00am sunday and be open on monday. i did speak to some residents longtime residents who plan to stay and ride out the storm. they've been here to the storm in 2016 and others. so they just want to stay and some even say they actually help chop wood. so guess that's the mountain live for you. but officials want people to take this evacuation orders seriously. because there was a mudslide over in
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monterey county earlier this year when that veered river hit the central coast if you may remember on people when women did get injured while she was trying to escape her home and several homes were damaged and submerged in mud. so they're hoping. the rate of the rain won't be that much here. but you know, we just want it. there is concern for that. for now. we're live in boulder creek. gayle ong kron 4 news, thank you so much. hail and storms of this size can cause power outages for taking a live look now the current outages. >> being reported across the bay area by pg and e the green dots indicate. >> one to 49 customers affected. we see that down from the peninsula, even up into the east bay parts of the north bay as well from santa rosa, even into parts of vacaville. the. yellow diamond shapes that customers between 5499. there are a few of those scattered throughout mostly in the south bay. we're going to keep our eye on the power outage situation as this big
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storm rolls through and thousands of pg e customers across the bay area have already lost power at some point this week from the previous storms. this yard in fremont is where the utility company stores its equipment. the company is saying if you do lose power, it could be out for several hours. so you can expect lots of pg and e a they're blue trucks out on the roads working to get power restored if the outage is reported. so if you have not done so already now is the perfect time for you to get your go bag ready to go. >> make sure it's somewhere where you can get to it easily inside of it. you should have a fully charged phone along with some batteries flashlights. bottled water and a radio. luckily, there are a few proven techniques to at least lessen the impact of the storms like flooding or downed trees. >> with all that and a lot more expected to hit us this weekend. kron 4 switch. it all shows us how people in san francisco are getting ready. >> san franciscans living in
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low lying areas not taking any chances rushing to the san francisco department of public works for sandbags. they may sound basic but make a world of difference when it floods. >> ahead of the high winds and downpours are in the mission district. larry sweeping up in front of score, friends at 17 and folsom streets in san francisco. we've been working on this corner for the flooding over the past 20 years. so we're used to it. he works in the area and knows the routine when rain falls, the city dropping pallets of sandbags at the corner for small businesses to use flood barriers host in-state in front of buildings to prevent the widespread flooding the neighborhood has experienced in the past. if this gets clogged and on the on dreams. >> it make it harder for the water to receive at the san francisco public works operations yard. residents offered up to 10 free sandbags for pickup in demand is high.
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they're pretty bored and they're pretty heavy to make sure that we ruin all the all the floors and and up with that animal into the feeling is the weather event will be as power as expected. they're talking like 0.2 inches per hour. that's pretty intense. rainfall with 50 miles per hour wind gusts rejected a high surf warning has been issued sunday night. >> we have crews out of on the streets who are clearing catch basin. so with their rakes in their rooms, in their shovels just to try to keep those clear to prevent localized flooding. we also have tree crews on standby. and remember, you don't want to be outside when it's coming down hard. you don't want to be hit by a tree limb or branches. >> stay inside if you can in san francisco phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> stay inside and join us right here on kron 4 news. and you can always help you stay up to date on the latest weather near neighborhood. just use the camera on your phone and scan. this qr code. it will take you so you can download our kron 4 mobile app. and that's how you can get current conditions live radar and up to the date
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forecasts. and coming up here during kron 4 news at 6 o'clock. we will continue our team coverage of the storms that are moving through the bay area this weekend. >> new details emerging about the deadly shooting on the scene of an alec baldwin film. what investigators say happened just moments before those deadly shots. we're
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2007 black nissan sentra with tinted windows and custom rims. the car does have a forty-niners license plate with the number 6 atc 3, 5, 7 again, that license plate number 6, atc 3, 5, 7, investigators say that former captain ersie joyner was at a gas station in oakland thursday when several people got out of that car and robbed him joyner and the suspects exchanged shots. joyner was hit by one of the bullets, a suspect also hit by one of those bullets died at the scene. joyner is listed in critical but stable condition anyone with information now urged to call oakland police. >> new court documents are showing that alec baldwin had been assured by a crew member that the gun he was using while filming a movie was safe. moments later, he fatally shot the movie cinematographer injured. the director in just hours before the shooting. several workers
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have walked off the set to protest safety issues. there. baldwin says that he has reached out to the family of 42 year-old halyna hutchins who died in this and is fully cooperating with police. here at kron 4. we are your local election headquarters and another recall election could be here before we know it. that's because the recall effort against san francisco district attorney chesa boudin is now moving forward. >> friday more than 83,000 signatures were turned into the san francisco department of elections. that's about 32,000 more signatures than required to trigger a recall. the group safer sf without do. dean said that nearly one out of every 10 san franciscans signed the petition to have booting recalled city officials now have 30 days to validate the signatures if certified election would be held sometime next year. >> and keeping an eye on that atmospheric river right now
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>> talk about 4 zone forecast tonight. a live look at what conditions out on mount tam. you can see the wind definitely picking up the rain as well. and things are only going to even more intense over the coming hours and the coming days. it's going to be a mess. and our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is.
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>> here now with a look at the forecast not only for the rain that's happening to the rest of the night tonight. but what we're really expecting is the big stuff tomorrow. the main event, right. this is what we've been preparing for all week long. the 3rd strongest storm. we've been spoiled in the bay area with a lot of wet weather not like what we're expecting tonight, though. let's take a look right now as we see for those of you in the north bay. we are tracking scattered showers. but then we're going to see that atmospheric river arriving in the north bay during the overnight hours through sunday morning and that storm track going to shift to the south and east by sunday night. >> even through monday morning becoming scattered and spotty in nature. so we are expecting inches. yes, inches of rain anywhere from about 6 inches or less in the north bay. everyone else. one to 4 inches, lesser amounts for those of you in the south bay. so not only are we tracking a flash flood watch but also
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wind advisories with gusts upwards of 60 miles per hour or less and we could see hurricane force winds at times high serve starting sunday through monday expected to peak with breaking waves as high as 30 feet. dangerous rip currents as well. and we are seeing already conditions cooling down less visible because of that approaching storm specifically, for those of you in the north bay light, a breezy winds temperatures out there right now in the low to mid 60's for most of the bay area mid 50's for santa rosa and avato in the upper 50's. but overnight lows tonight. thanks to that blanket of storm cloud cover mid to upper 50 santa rosa, though, a little bit cooler at 49 degrees in daytime highs. we're tracking low to mid 60's. so we are expecting scattered showers to linger through tuesday and then by wednesday drying out and warming up. it's still remaining below average for the next 7 days. but it's been a while since i've had to use sun icons, which is pretty
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rare. but given the last couple of week. rain after rain after rain. so plan ahead. hopefully you did that today. i know you did just and yeah, it's like whiplash though. went from being hot and dry like here we go. atmospheric river. yeah. there you go. hurricane force winds along with rain at the same time, just never a good thing. not a good recipe, thanks recent. thank you. >> we continue our team coverage tonight. >> on the peninsula where sandbags are being passed out and final preparations are underway at is in redwood city and found people who are thankful for these resources. >> doncic high is being proactive ahead of this weekend's storm these bags are being helped. he's loading up his car with sandbags. the event his home from flooding have a stairwell goingwoutside stir. well going into. basement area where the water has nowhere to run off to be grabbed a few at the grant corporation yard in redwood
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city. san mateo county is also offering them at the princeton and the honda corporation yard. >> as well as pescadero high school. the backs are for county residents in unincorporated areas. >> no, it's fantastic that the you know, providing up to for anybody can just come by and pick up a couple bags on saturday. we've got a look at how these crews filled 6,000 backs. >> the sand is loaded onto this bulldozer. then dumped into this gray machine where workers collect it. >> into a bag. crews, wrap them up and place them on these pallets to go to storage to be used for future storms. of the site sandbags. you should also has some flashlights and batteries on hand if the power goes out and canned goods water a first aid kit extra medication and food for your pets to your list. >> public works. crews will patrol areas prone to flooding and ensure drainage is our clear from debris. if you're worried about flooding,
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sandbags are your solution simply stacked outside against your doors where water may enter your do it. >> the sandbags are free and you can get up to 15 bags. they are placed outside the buildings where you can get them at any hour of the day in redwood city. camila barco kron 4 news. >> kron 4 can help you stay up to date on the latest weather in your neighborhood. all you have to do is use your mobile device to scan the qr code on your screen. it will take you to the kron 4 mobile app where you can download and there you can get current conditions live radars and up to date forecast. we'll b kron 4
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continuing to track live radar this saturday night as big round of storms heads our way. but recent will be along in just a few moments with latest check of your forecast. >> a new study of african elephants as a lot of them are being born without tusks and poaching could be to blame the study published in the journal. science says african species of elephants are involving into a tusk less creature. scientists are saying it's because of how poaching of their tusks affects their survival and us the future breeding out of the. researchers say a brutal civil war in mozambique led to the killing and poaching of elephants with tusk for war financing. this has caused
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more females already without us to survive and pass from this tesla s trait. a stunning sight here off the coast of newport beach. i think it was right out of a movie. but this was real. this is a humpback whale. those breaching right next to the newport coastal adventure. but look at it. there. putting on a better show for these whale watchers that they could have ever have expected. they definitely got their money's worth. the captain says he's never fact will so close. it's even better here in slow motion. and he believes it was about 50 feet away from their boat. all right. so snoopy and charlie brown would likely approve of this new great pumpkin and pet. >> mix and match event. an animal shelter in arizona has pulling a plump pumpkins for your halloween fright. but in addition, you can also adopt a cute puppy in a 2 for one offering the shelter doing its pumpkin puppy fundraiser for the second year in a row after the pandemic shut down other fundraising options last year. some of the pups are even dressed in their own costumes.
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who would want to take a puppy home along with a pumpkin as well. all weekend long. the city of oakland is celebrating the anniversary of the founding of the black panther party for self-defense. it was 55 years ago this weekend that huey p newton and bobby seale founded the groundbreaking group that push for social justice racial and economic economical equality and much more events will be taking place all weekend long at the joyce gordon art gallery. the jeffrey ensor circle and bobby hutton park. we have a complete rundown of all of those events and times on our website at kron 4 dot com, a big party help being held today. for the celebrations as well in oakland. >> we want look now one more time at the weather outside. here is san francisco. the rain's already coming down and the radar. steven us a good idea here, a breeze of where it's raining right now where the rain is going for the rest the night tonight. yeah, in fact, we are tracking light scattered showers off the coast starting to inch its way into the north bay already
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tracking some very light, steady rain. >> for parts of the north bay. earlier tonight. but the main event off the coast. yes, that's the atmosphere river and it's really going to impact those of you in the north bay big bull's eye there. and it's just going to hover all sunday morning long until it starts to shift to the south and east by sunday afternoon and sunday night. back to you. jonathan just seen. >> we'll have much more on this atmospheric river. that's approaching on sunday during our prime time coverage starting at 8 o'clock tonight. all right, justin, i will see you then. have a good.
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