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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> well, good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 00:00am morning news. i'm reyna harvey. all this wet tuesday. we have to start this morning with a check of our weather with our meteorologists john stray bull because if you are waking up now are getting ready to head out your gonna have a slick commute this morning. good morning, john. yes, good morning. rain and thanks for the heads up on that. we are looking at conditions today that are indeed slick in rain is going to keep you updated any incidents because of that. >> what we do have out there is continued rainfall across the region. that is something that we didn't see so much yesterday. so this tuesday
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morning commute is going to be the slickest of the forecast ahead of us. and you know what that means. you just want to leave a little bit extra early play it safe on those roads as you are venturing out today. let's get you a look outside right now and we do have a pretty misty looking view and your berkeley hills camera. as of right now. definitely still seeing rainfall across many parts of the bay area, especially right across some of our bridges. let's zoom in on the core of the bay right here as you do make. you're crossing right over areas like the bay bridge, the golden gate bridge as well as the richmond. sandra fell bridge. we do have active rain falling on these up through san pablo bay across highway 37 on over from novato double-a held it up to napa and a pure 80 corridor through fairfield and vacaville. we are seeing some light to moderate showers. also seeing that same activity across the east bay richmond walnut creek concord orinda moraga, all these areas looking at light showers and for the south bay a little bit quieter, comparatively. but we do have some rainfall that is sitting up in the santa cruz
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mountains. this is going to try to drift its way down into the south bay south bay generally is going to have our lightest of rainfall from this event. and generally further north you go. we are seeing some of our heaviest of rainfall zooming out across the vegion that atmospheric river has shifted further and further southward. now you can actually see where the bull's eye of it is right now. that's really pushing a lot of that moisture right on into the central coast. the central valley in the sierra continuing to pick up what is going to be some deep snow fall as much as 20 inches above lake tahoe. 3 inches around lake level up there. but here in the bay area, even though the core of the atmospheric river shifted to our south. we're still looking at some active rainfall and that's we're still going to see some spotty showers this morning and at times we will see pockets of heavier rain popping up and that does mean a very wet commute into work. we will see some dry conditions towards the afternoon and overall the rest of the forecast after today looks to continue to remain dry. so just get through this wet tuesday morning and we
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should be pretty good to go for the rest of your forecast. current temperatures are in the 50's with santa rosa city at 50 degrees berkeley and san francisco each at 54 right now after what will continue to be some showers this morning will be already seeing rain moving out by noon and by the afternoon, some drier conditions highs back to where they were yesterday into the 60's reyna. john, thank you for that. all right. let's get a look at our bridges this morning. very slick in what is your heading from the east bay into the city. >> a little under 10 minutes for your drive time there as you're traveling this morning. take your time. definitely high winds on the bay bridge was moving my car back and forth. so you definitely want to drive slow. the san mateo bridge will settle get a look as you're headed across towards the peninsula. there are high winds and it's looking wet there. so you definitely want to drive slower a little under 13 minutes for your drive time there. richmond center fell bridge to check on things. they're very slick and wet a little under 10 minutes. and the golden gate bridge about
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20 minutes as you're traveling into the city. it's early. we do have some accidents out there but not causing any major delays. one along highway 24 eastbound west of camino pablo in orinda and another one free month. southbound north of scott creek road. there is an accident there. so we'll keep a close eye on that. you want to leave your house early today like we did this morning. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up. but for now, let's take a look at viewer video. look at this. so a viewer sent us these pictures of what this storm did to a neighborhood. this is a drone or park. you can see a tree fell down right in the middle of the street. they're judging from the pictures. it looks just like the tree just missed some cars that are parked in the street. so that would have been disastrous. now the viewer says this is on a body avenue. we're not entirely sure if that tree not down any power lines. but it looks like it fell into some electrical wires. she want to be safe there this morning. crews are out this morning cutting down that tree to try to get off of the road. also, the weather continues just 2
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weeks after another major storm caused flooding and power outages throughout our region. sandra fell was one of the hardest hit areas during the last storm kron four's amanda hari has more on how leaders say people should prepare for rain storms this season right now. officials with the city of sandra fell tell me they were preparing. >> for the worst-case scenario. luckily the weather conditions improved despite that public works will still have a crew on standby and they'll do that for all storms this coming season. >> just a little more than 2 weeks after an atmospheric river caused devastating flooding in sandra fell. another storm hits there is another storm coming like everybody else. i was said rhett planning for the worst really dreading it and just didn't want to go through the same cycle that happened 2 weeks ago. really. this is the flooding from the previous storm. >> residents in the area said it looked like a river that sandra fell community preparedness, coordinator raid
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out there says although there will be rainy weather. it won't be as bad. but really it's the time to prepare. >> but it is not what happened 2 weeks ago and they make sure the same terminology and that's what got people a little bit hyped up over the fairness aspect of it, but it is relatively minor civil war. but now that it's the rainy season housing there says sandra fell residents need to be ready to go bag case things do become to the point where you have to evacuate, we have to seek shelter, had a sheltering location. he says it's important to have a spare set of clothes. >> any necessary medication and some food and water another way to repair yourself is by making sure you'll be notified of any weather-related emergencies. we like to remind people to sign up for alerts and get that message just through. >> trusted resources. so iksil. he also says can be a great resource. he says you should follow your local fire department or emergency services in sandra fell. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> i well, here's a live look at pg e's power outage map.
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there were only a few scattered outages reported this morning when the rain was coming down last night. majority of the outages were reported in berkeley and all the knee. now some parks in the north bay are going to be changing their schedules because of the wet weather in sonoma county, hood, mountain and foothill regional parks are to be closed today. officials say the high winds could make those areas unsafe and near woods in marin county will open at 10 o'clock this morning instead of 8. that's to give the staff there time to mitigate any potential storm damage or other issues they may run into. all right. well, go ahead. take your phone out scan, this qr code so we can help you stay up to date on the latest weather in your neighborhood. we're going to be tracking that all throughout this latest storm. you can use. it came on your phone and download our mobile app. we're going to have current conditions radars and a live forecast. i will switching gears to a tragic story. family and friends of 23 month old jasper wu are calling on the gunman
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responsible for shooting on interstate 80 to come for it. that shooting killed when he was hit by a stray bullet while riding in his family's car, his family and friends honored him at an emotional vigil in oakland last night. kron four's dan thorn has that story. candles struggled to stay lit as rain falls down in the vigil of jasper. wu. >> the nearly 2 year-old boy was killed in a shooting saturday along 8.80, jasper's community grieving his senseless death. imagine if this was your back your baby. >> how would you feel people gathered along market and 6th streets to pay their respects to woo and his family balloons waves and signs stand on this corner. organizers tell us they want the family to know. they're not alone. said, you know, said >> a little bit of havoc in the middle cross far. you know, so slight, i can only how the family is feeling right now. so. >> it's really sad to just to
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desk a family friend tells kron 4 news. there were 3 adults and 3 children in the car, but no one else was struck by bullets. chpr looking for information about the suspected gun battle that took place. so far no one has been arrested was family and friends are asking people to come forward. but most importantly, the shooters and yourself in development because, you know, to the innocent life away. >> we're responsible for it reporting in oakland. dan thorn kron 4 news. >> now. the oakland chinatown chamber foundation set up a go fund me at the request of was family. they say this is to help with his funeral cost. and at last check that raised more than $31,000 hours after that go fund me was created. mayor libby schaff says was death is as heart-wrenching as it is sickening. in a statement, the mayor says she's devastated by the
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totality of human loss and trauma caused by gun violence in our society. she's asking anyone might have information on the shooting. the share with the chp investigators that are currently working this case. however, some members of oakland's community are now accusing the people in charge of the apathetic to gun violence. >> people in leadership and what not to say. they don't know what to do is so sad that continues to break my heart as well because they know what to do. it seems like when it's and minority race is it seems like no one really well, that's what they do. they kill each other and whatnot. no problem. >> well, bishop bob jackson of acts full gospel church in oakland has been an outspoken advocate for public safety. he says he thinks a state of emergency should be declared in order to bring additional law enforcement resources to the city of oakland. and we're taking a live look at the radar. these are current weather conditions we're seeing right now. as you can
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back to the kron 00:00am morning news. i'm reyna harvey and we've actively been
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talking about these. >> wet weather conditions over the past few days. now they're here. it's gusty out their slick and wet. so definitely take your time with your morning commute. our meteorologists on trouble tracking all of that for you. so you can know how to plan the next few hours. good morning good morning. we are seeing conditions out there that are more favorable than not. we're seeing good rainfall that we absolutely do need to be talking about. >> but of course, when you start talking about a couple inches of rain like this system is bringing us that does make for a west. messy commute and that's definitely what we're in the midst of. here's your look at pier 15 right now, you can definitely see the breeze out there on the flag. you can also see that it is actively raining in san francisco at this point, showers from this point forward are going to be spotty the most widespread in the heaviest of rainfall. his pass to the south as that atmospheric river has shifted further to the south. we're still looking at snowfall up across the sierra nevada at the crest of the sierra around 2 feet of snowfall. those
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higher elevations at lake level, at lake tahoe expect around 3 inches of accumulation back here in the bay area will max out around 2 to 4 inches of heavy rainfall up in the upper elevations of the north bay. most of us checking in with around an inch or a half an inch. and you can see those lighter amounts right now in vallejo on up to 80 towards vacaville and fairfield richmond down to oakland currently looking at some light showers. same for san francisco. we're also seeing an active morning on the peninsula with both to 81. oh, one in the midst of some light to moderate showers right now currently very breezy as well as wet on 92 as well as the dumbarton bridge a little bit quieter for much of the inland east bay at this point. a couple of showers around oakley and just east of mount diablo. and then it's also looking at some light showers from walnut creek up to concord on highway 24 over to berkeley and eventually on over the bay bridge, too. so it still remains an active morning in today. we're going to see spotty showers to carry us through the rest of your morning commute. that will
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contribute to the wet conditions to the slick conditions that we are seeing out there on the roads well into the latter part of your commute by one 30 pm. still a couple of sprinkles remaining but that's really the last of it. after that point. we are done with the rainfall and not just for today, really for the rest of this forecast. daytime highs will gradually warm come the weekend and all this under dry skies. so this is our loan shot of rainfall. we're in the midst of seeing this passing system right here soon to be replaced by us resurgent ridge of high pressure that is going to big temperatures. warmer come the weekend today is going to be cool and a little bit on the cloudy side, especially for our morning hours. little hints of sunshine trying to break through those clouds come the afternoon after the showers push out daytime highs on the peninsula. some of our warmest nearing the 70 degree mark, it will be mid 60's for the south bay as well as for the east bay, hayward and fremont each at 65 oakland right there as well. well, concord and walnut creek egypt, 66 degrees. the
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late helen sonoma 64 and some 50's in stinson beach and point rays looking ahead at next 7 days. today and tomorrow our coolest of days. and that's pretty much salt 70's after this point. look at that weekend daytime highs in the mid 70's by saturday and sunday. this morning's rainfall giving way to dry conditions that will take us all the way into the start of next week. right now. john, thank you so much for that. all right. so your highways or bridges very slick this morning. >> traveling across the bay bridge. he was very gusty definitely had to hold on to last year with both hands and take it slow this morning. about 10 minutes for your drive. and again, remember, it's very wet and windy. so you want to drive much lower and leave earlier. let's get a look at the san mateo bridge you're heading across towards the peninsula still wet and slick conditions and high winds. a little under 30 minutes. richmond center fell a slick commute for you this morning about 9 minutes. no accidents there. however, just take your time as you're driving and 20 minute traveling into the city. we do
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have some accidents out there like want along highway 24 eastbound west of camino possible in a rental. you got another one. a little further down in fremont, 6, a southbound nor this cost creek road. one of our directors, lori this morning said she was driving in corte madera long one. oh, one and there was standing water. so you're going to experience that throughout the morning. you want to take your time to avoid hydroplaning to all of it. we're going weather and traffic throughout your morning commute. for now, let's talk about what's happening across the state. fast food workers are going on strike to demand better health and safety standards. that's all according to organizers with the fight for 15. they say workers are also voicing their support for assembly. bill. 2.57. now the bill would create a fast food sector council and the council. what be able to set minimum health safety and employment standards throughout california rallies in the bay area are set to start at noon in oakland and in campbell organizers say workers in
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oakland file complaints over violence and abuse. they endured while working. now we're switching gears to our coronavirus coverage. and a big milestone in the bay area's progress against the pandemic. according to the latest cdc covid transmission map for the first time ever. >> every county in the bay area is in the yellow. >> moderate tier for monitoring the spread of the virus that means each county has a court fewer than 50 cases for every 100,000 people over the past week. these numbers, however, do change daily despite the bay area's progress overall california's covid numbers continue to rise and some health experts. a warning of a possible winter surge. local experts say while that is a possibility any searching might experience will not be nearly as devastating as last year's. >> when i mean, not at the levels of last went i mean, probably no flooding and over the flooding of hospitals necessarily.
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>> doctor peter chin hong with ucsf also says with children getting vaccinated. it will help with immunity issues. but he at we're certainly not over this pandemic yet. the first lady and surgeon general visited the first school that administer the polio vaccine to students in an effort to encourage kids. ages 5 to 11 to get the covid vaccine. jessi tenure is in washington with the latest on the push to get children vaccinated. good morning, jesse. >> yeah. good morning to you as well. the 2 officials that you just mentioned made the case to not only the kids watching in the crowd. but their parents to that were holding their hands. >> the first lady and surgeon general cheered on some of the country's youngest students who just received their first covid-19 vaccine monday if faith and doctor, joe biden visited this virginia elementary schools vaccination clinic to encourage more children ages 5 to 11 to get the shot. nothing is more
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important that children's health, this age group will get to low doses 3 weeks apart. the same schedule as everyone else but using a smaller needle. please make the decision to protect your children. >> with the same vaccine that has already saved millions of lives. the cdc says nearly 2 million 5 to 11 year-olds have had covid-19. >> while they are less susceptible to serious infection. us surgeon general doctor vivek murthy stress. the virus has hospitalized thousands of kids and killed hundreds the truth is that covid is not harmless. >> in children. that's why murphy told fellow parents the vaccine is the best protection. i have a 5 year-old son. >> and we are eagerly looking forward to getting him vaccinated to murphy warned children can also pass the virus along to more vulnerable populations. >> while those younger than 12 won't be fully vaccinated by thanksgiving. they could be by the christmas holiday and will help them return to lives where they can learn playing and thrive.
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>> and the cdc says vaccinating 5 to 11 year-olds will cut the transmission of covid-19 in the u.s. by about 10% between now and march and also help reduce the impact of any new variants live in washington. i'm jessi tenure. thank you for that report this morning. jesse. >> well, pfizer is expected to seek authorization for its covid vaccine booster shot for anyone 18 and older. right now only people over the age of 65 as well as adults who either have certain health conditions are at high risk and get a booster. one of the strictest vaccine mandates in the u.s. is now in effect in los angeles because anyone going to a shopping mall, a theater, a gym or nail salon are going to have to verify their to have to verify their vaccinated against covid-19 encourage people to get vaccinated and make businesses safer for employees and customers. however, business trade groups say the mandate will create confusion and could present safety concerns for employees tasked with
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checking customers vaccination status. city officials say they won't start enforcing the rules until november 29th fines of up to $5,000 could be imposed. we'll be right back after the break. members of
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california's delegation at the climate summit say their meetings with other states and countries have been productive. for example, lawmakers say there taking notes on scotland's use of offshore winds and how other countries are convincing the private sector to reduce their emissions. lawmakers were asked several times about governor gavin newsom's absence from the conference after he abruptly canceled his trip to scotland 11 days ago. citing family obligations. >> i think this story is a little overblown because we're coming to this. >> for a meeting and spending time with officials from the natural resources environment protection agency. >> governor newsom's office previously said he would attend events virtually all though he's yet to do so reached out to the governor's office for comment. but we have not heard back. in the south bay, the city of san jose is promising to go carbon neutral by the end of the decade. the san jose city council unanimously voted to adopt a goal of reaching net 0
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greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. by that time, the city will hopefully in at the same amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. has it all sets by alternative means that includes producing more energy from solar panels and more people driving electric cars. governor newsome previously directed all state agencies to hit carbon neutral status by 2035. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news a woman. >> was hit by pay falls while leaving outside lands all halloween weekend. now she says the attack that cost her her vision. good morning and
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news a time for you now for 38 and a rate harvey. thanks for waking up with this morning. >> on this very wet and slick commute. we've been monitoring. you're always a lot puddles of water out there this morning. john and i both left our houses early today to make sure that we made it in safely and darren james walk it earlier. so again, everybody here safely this morning. some good advice for folks because it's still coming down out there, right. yeah. i know you already adjusted your morning a little bit. rain is done hiked a haha highs to get your car yeah. you know, we've all got up a little bit early. makes a little bit easier because that time change, at least we have that working in our favor on what is going to


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