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balconies and one burn victim went to the hospital. steve hill with con fire is going to be joining us a little bit later on to talk more about the situation that's unfolding right now in pleasant hill. we're working to get more information. these what we're looking at right now is the fire response that has gone here to pleasant hill because of this fire at a senior living facility. we're going to keep you updated on this breaking news story right here on kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock today because there's a lot of new details just coming into our newsroom. so stay with us give you updates throughout the hour. our other top story right now at 3 o'clock. the masks will soon be coming off in some parts of san francisco city. health officials released a new order that is going to ease restrictions for some indoor settings starting on february. 1st, people in certain settings like offices and gyms will be allowed to take their masks off. masks will still be required for
gatherings of 500 people or more. also starting on february, first, people who did not get a covid vaccine will be allowed to dine or work out indoors as long as they show proof of a negative covid test. kron four's rob nesbitt is following the story for us. help break down all the details starting on kron. 4 news at 5 o'clock tonight. and the city of berkeley has just announced new covid vaccine and booster mandates for certain businesses. kron four's camila barco has that story now. the city of birthdays. health officer is requiring businesses to do 2 things. >> the first one is for employees at certain businesses in berkeley to be up to date on their vaccinations. and the second order is for businesses to start requiring their customers to show proof of vaccination. these orders go into effect starting february 7 by then businesses, nonprofits and other organizations are going to be asking people if they're fully vaccinated. this includes
bars, entertainment venues, gyms, and any large indoor event with 500 or more people. it means if you are 5 years or older, you have to show proof you're fully vaccinated to go inside those places. the city's health officer says these are public places where the virus can spread easily by staying up to date on the vaccine's, people are less likely to get infected. so also next month, any employee who works at a certain venue in the city needs to be up to date on their vaccinations. if you work in any of these places on your screen, you must have your covid vaccine and booster shot. if you are eligible, this applies to all employees, contractors and volunteers who work at places like restaurants, james indoor events with 500 or more people, adult care facilities, dental offices and childcare facilities, whether they're public or private, you can go to kron 4 dot com to find out. if you are up to date on their
vaccinations. if you're headed out to berkeley next month, be sure to have that physical or digital vaccination card on hand. for now, back to you. health care workers across half of the country have until today to get the first dose of the covid vaccine. this is part of a mandate that was set up by the biden administration. >> it is first taking effect in states that did not challenge the rule from the biden administration. so this does apply here in california, health care workers. and 25 other states that sued have until late february. the mandate ultimately will cover. 10.4 million health care workers at 76,000 facilities. the cdc is now saying that the omicron variant is now the dominant variant among covid-19 cases across the country. it accounts for 99.9% of all covid-19 cases. this is coming right now as new cases being reported in the united states from last week. that's
where the date is coming from. the delta variant is accounting for one 10th of one percent of cases. the cdc data also says case numbers are down from a peak and hospitalizations have started to decline. it is official. justice briar is stepping down from the supreme court today. president biden reaffirmed his pledge to nominate the first black woman to the u.s. supreme court. he called it long overdue. the president praised the retiring justice as he made his official announcement at the white house today. our washington correspondent jessi tenure has the latest. good evening. >> the 83 year-old departure from the high court won't change its conservative 6, 3, majority, but it will give president biden his first supreme court nominee. >> this is a complicated country. justice steven briar reflected on everything he's witnessed during his nearly 3 decades on the u.s. supreme court bench. people have come to accept this constitution and they've come to accept the
importance of the rule of law. during his official retirement announcement thursday, pryor directed his remarks to younger generations saying although the country is divided, the high court helps unite it. it's a kind of miracle when you sit there and see all those people in front of you, you had the people that are so different than what they think. >> and yet they've decided. to help. so there are major differences. >> under law as one of the liberal justices on the bench briar, a landmark opinions from reproductive rights to health care, to voting rights is a model public servant in a time of great division in this country. in the 90's, president biden presided over briar supreme court confirmation hearings when he was chairman of the senate judiciary committee. did we ever think that he would have served decades on the court and i'd be president united states with he can retire. and now the president is tasked with nominating his successor, something he plans to do by the end of february. i have made no choices except one.
that person will be the first black woman ever nominated to united states supreme court. it's long overdue. mind. >> the short list reportedly includes federal district judge kentucky brown jackson, who clerked for briar and california supreme court justice leondra kruger in washington. i'm jessi tenure. republican senators already hinting they're going to put up a fight. senate minority leader mitch mcconnell released a statement that >> says in part the president must not outsource this important decision to the radical left. the american people deserve a nominee with demonstrated reverence for the written text of our laws and constitution. and this is a statement now from democratic senator krysten sinema who holds a swing vote and reads in part, i look forward to fulfilling my constitutional duty to provide advice and consent by thoughtfully examining the next nominee based on 3 criteria, whether the nominee is professionally qualified believes in the role
of an independent judiciary and can be trusted to faithfully interpreted uphold the rule of law. we'll have continuing coverage of justice breyer's retirement tonight on kron 4 news in prime time. our catherine heenan. we'll have more on the future of the u.s. supreme court. today is international holocaust remembrance day a day to pause and honor the 6 million jewish victims who died during world war. 2 this afternoon, our charles clifford was able to go visit a site of a holocaust memorial. the north bay that was recently vandalized. >> well, here in santa rosa, an effort is underway to repair the damage to a holocaust memorial who was vandalized earlier this month. back on january, 7th, someone knocked over the fountain that sits in front of the holocaust memorial here at the santa rosa cemetery. this is actually the second time this memorial has been vandalized. now, so far the police department has not identified any suspects or made any arrests nor have they said what the motive was. i did talk to someone who works here at the cemetery who says they
have had a problem with people sneaking in to the cemetery mainly after hours and they've seen cases of vandalism not only at the memorial, but other gravestones and other sites around the cemetery as well. now, this vandalism, of course, is upsetting to the congregation that helped create this memorial. there is a gofundme page set up that has so far raised about $35,000 to either fix or replace the foun and to install a surveillance system to hopefully keep this from happening again. anyone with information about the vandalism is asked to contact the santa rosa police department and the sonoma county alliance community safety rewards. fun is offering a $2500 reward for any information that leads to an arrest in this case. but for now in the north bay, charles clifford kron, 4 news. >> we will switch gears now and talk about our weather forecast as we take a live look outside here across the bay bridge toll plaza on this sunny thursday. our meteorologist rodriguez is joining us now to look at the forecast. she's got the drought monitor. any
improvements. no improvement. but the good news just seen is we didn't get worse either. so we're holding steady for the second week in a row. >> severe drought conditions for everyone in the bay area better than being in the extreme to exceptional drought. like we were a few months ago specially before october and december atmospheric rivers. but let's take a look at our rain summary above average. so this wet season certainly beneficial bringing us much needed rain still have a huge deficit to go just because of the previous 2 last wet seasons was bone dry. hands are exceptional to severe drought. so let's take a look at current conditions out there right now. we're tracking a lot of sunshine for your bay area forecast. very dry and calm outlook. and as we look forward to your friday, there is a weak storm that's going to try to sleep through the bay area. but as you can see, bringing high clouds instead, very dry conditions with that cloud cover holding steady, even through your saturday. but
then by sunday, we're going to see a lot of sunshine. and then a second week storm going to try to sweep through the bay area on monday. this was the storm that we were hoping to bring us some rain. but as you can see, we're going to light snow showers, though, sierra by tuesday night. but it looks like it's going to be more of a wind maker. then snowmaker details ahead on your upcoming weekend forecast and what we can expect in the days ahead. leading up to our first week of february. back to you. just seen. the race and thank you. >> here's what's coming up. turn kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock today. a close call as a man allegedly tries to steal a car with kids inside of it. plus, is this helping or hurting the controversy surrounding one of san francisco's? we have efforts. and we're counting down to game day. our very own kate rooney is standing by to
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our breaking news out of the east bay right now. live pictures to us. >> from pleasant hill, as firefighters have rescued at least 3 people from a fire at a senior apartment complex in pleasant hill. this is a live look at the scene right now at the hope stone senior homes that's on hold stone road. khan fire has put out some information saying so far they've rescued 3 people from
balconies and at least one person had to go to the hospital for treatment. the live picture showing us the firefighters are still on the scene. no word right now. and if it's still an active fire and what else is being done to help the people who live there were trying to get information from con fire for you right here on kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock. it will bring it to you as soon as we get it for newscast tonight. and updates can always be found on kron 4 dot com. now go to palo also because police are calling vandalism at an elementary school, a hate crime. this help and over the weekend l carmelo elementary school on bryant street. police say administrators contacted them after finding a racial slur directed at the african american community written on a sign anyone with information is asked to call palo alto police. also in palo alto. police are looking for a man they say tried to steal a car to preschoolers inside. this happened right by the stanford children center around 4
yesterday. the children's caregiver had just loaded the kids into the car and we're told was beginning to drive away when a man then stepped in front of the vehicle, demanding that that care give her give him the car with the children in it and the caregiver was frightened and police say immediately drove away. police are asking anyone with information about what happened here to call palo alto police. and right now we're hearing from the jewelry store owner who fought back against people who tried to rob his store. we talked about this yesterday during kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock. and it happened at the 10 friend mall in san bruno. security video shows people smashing a jewelry case with a crowbar and then the store's owner runs over there and eventually draws a gun on the mask man and they take off. it was a bad experience. i mean, everybody is giving thumbs of that is not i mean, i don't really feel good about it. i'm pretty hopeless at at that moment. but i will feel good have been able see people are really. >> you know. time protect themselves and others rather
than just back off, you know. >> just 2 days after that incident, a second jewelry store at that and from all was hit last month. governor gavin newsome and attorney general rob bonta announced steps to address smash-and-grab thefts. it was part of a three-part plan that included bolstering local law enforcement response, ensuring prosecutors hole the perpetrators accountable. let's talk about our forecast right now as we take a live look outside here across the golden gate bridge, such a sunny and mild day. our meteorologist rodriguez is also talking about the air quality. it still looks a little hazy and that shot, but it feels better. there have been some improvements. yeah, there certainly has. but we're still tracking those moderate pockets of air particles pretty much for everyone in the bay area. and that's going to continue through the weekend. >> so we are going to see that haze, unfortunately, sticking around because of calm winds and above average temperatures
are very dry and seasonable pattern not helping because as we know after a good snow shower re and some rain shower. we do notice cleaner and even crisper air. but it's been noticeably dry. 20th day in a row of no rain in the bay area winds. fortunately on the calm side out of the north and east, a little bit breezy from time to time around 20 miles per hour less but well below advisory level radar for right now. tracking very dry conditions out there right now and unseasonably warm as well. fremont in the low 70's out there right now. remember, we should be in the upper 50's to low 60's this time of year. we're only tracking 2 cities out there that are near average oakland in half moon bay, both in the low 60's. exactly where we should be for this time of year. hard to believe it's winter when we're already seeing 70's out there for late january. temperatures, though, for tonight, still going to be on thepchilly side. we're going to see concord in livermore
cooling down into the upper 30's with mid 30's for santa rosa, widespread mid 40's around the bay area shoreline. so it's our lack of blanket of cloud cover that is going to allow for that cooling trend to continue overnight. temperatures tomorrow, though, once again about 2 to 8 degrees above average san jose, 67 degrees. we are going to notice more clouds cooling down temperatures for the most part downtown san francisco. 62 degrees. but taking a look ahead at the next 7 day outlook. i was hoping to start out. february was showers, but it looks like we're going to see sunshine cooler temperatures, though, but i would certainly love to add rain icons, but that's just not in the deck for us just in. unfortunately through mid february. back to you. thank a for your money right now, the u.s. economy grew last year at the fastest pace since the mid 80's. that's according to the department of commerce. >> but as our washington correspondent reshad hudson reports that growth was not the same for all americans. >> the white house is
celebrating another sign of a rebounding economy. there's a lot of good news in the economy right now. us gross domestic product, a measure of economic activity grew last year at the fastest pace since 1984, brought ramamurti with the national economic council says this proves president biden's economic agenda is working. >> mnre jobs, higher wages, fast economic that jeff lee with the truman national security project says not all americans are feeling the economic growth. black homeownership is the lowest it's been since the 1960's and treasury secretary yellen just said last weekend, according to their gate of the white families have 8 times the average wealth of black families. and lee says many americans are still being squeezed by inflation. the white house says much of that is connected to supply chain disruptions. so the more we can address our supply chain and smooth things out the morning, we'll see a progress on the inflation side. lee is
calling on lawmakers to extend the child tax credit to help people, especially women. get back into the workforce. 75 1% of women are the caregivers and their family. they're still having harder times entering the market. now democrats are considering a smaller build back better bill that would include economic help for families reporting in washingon, reshad hudson. >> still ahead here during kron, 4 news at 3 o'clock details on a possible new booster for covid from drug maker moderna. and there's controversy at a new drug recovery center in san francisco after some reports of drug use at that place is located in the tenderloi
>> less than 10 days in san francisco opened its new linkage center in parts of the tenderloin emergency initiative. that's part of it. there are reports now of open drug use at that facility. some attic experts questioning how the center is supposed to help people conforto to sack explains. >> play supposed to help people with recovery and wrap around services. now at the center of controversy as reports of drug use have surfaced at san francisco's new tenderloin linkage center within just 10 days of opening. the center is part of mayor london breed's tenderloin state of emergency declaration. and when asked about drug use their on wednesday, she didn't deny that it was happening. we
can't control. >> who does or does not? you do do or do not use drugs at any given location. our whole point of why we set up this link its center is to meet people where they are and to try and get them the help and the support that they need. however, former addict and now recovery advocate tom wolf says the linkage center is doing the exact opposite in order to get somebody in recovery, you have to help find the right environment for them too. >> except that help. and how are they going to do that? if the guy sitting next to smoking met? it's really, really hard. and it's already hard enough on the street to do that. why are we making this so hard in the mckay center to wolf walked the facility on tuesday and was disappointed by what he saw that walked over to this area. this outside courtyard that they fenced off. and you can kind of see through the fence and i looked and first thing i saw was 2 guys spoken. fennel professor of psychiatry at stanford university. keith humphreys agrees. >> calling the center's
mission and actions counter intuitive. what is the plan here? i is if they end up wanting to set up safe supervised drug consumption site, this is not the way to do. you would mix it with the center. we're trying to get people the treatment that should be somewhere else. that should be, you know, through what's going to be the easiest for people to access what is going to make you know, stay on a good path. >> and i just don't just a disorganization. meanwhile, some addiction experts disagree calling the use of drugs. a reality went on the road to recovery. others have also questioned the legality of the site if illicit drug use is taking place. >> in san francisco, taylor kron. 4 news. >> next here at 3 o'clock. how long the moderna covid vaccine is lasting within people. also the big nfc championship. game is just a couple of days away. and our sports reporter kate rooney is going join us live to break down how the forty-niners getting ready to beat
>> now at 3.30, we have an update on that breaking news out of the east bay contra costa. fire. authorities say that the fire at a senior apartment complex in pleasant hill. was started by something, quote, electrical in nature. this is a live look at the scene at the hook. stone senior homes that's on hooks toll road one victim was rescued from a balcony and taken to hospital and is being treated for smoke inhalation
and also minor burn injuries. live pictures now from the scene there in pleasant hill and caught fire. just put out these images of the effort that they had to put in to get this fire out. we can also see now the damage that they're dealing with at the senior apartment complex. they're saying all the people were safely evacuated and no one else was injured. but we can see from the pictures here, the damage to the senior apartment complex. get you more details as we have been all hour long right here on kron from his at 3 o'clock. so stay with us for updates. we've been updating the story. let's talk about football now because the forty-niners are just one win away from going to the super bowl. the team is hard at work, getting ready to take on the la rams. enter sports reporter kate rooney is here now with the latest from the team. excitement is building everyone's getting their red and gold ready for this weekend. but what what's the team actually doing to get a big win this weekend? well, pretty much business as usual,
actually, justine and santa clara, the forty-niners are currently right now wrapping up today's practice. they will have one more tomorrow. >> in santa clara before they head down south. when you're playing a team that you see 2 times a year. >> like the rams and already beaten twice this year. there really aren't any surprises. so all about. >> i mental football and forty-niners say they're focusing on this week playing physical. >> executing assignments and ignoring outside noise. now that last part is easier said than done. qb jimmy garoppolo in particular has been the target of a lot of cheddar from pundits and on social media. today, kyle shanahan said he's proud of his team for sticking up for their qb. the problem garoppolo for drowning it out. >> i'm glad they're sticking up for him because what they say is the truth. i mean, to me, is one of the main reasons we're here is an unbelievable job. people give him enough credit. you know, we win as a team and that's why isn't always have the same status of some of these in vp candidates haven't stuff but i'm jim is a very good quarterback and he doesn't worry about any of that stuff.
>> yeah, he's been taking it pretty much all in stride. still getting these wins in first team couple injury notes. i want to mention justine out of today's practice once again left tackle. trent williams did not practice elijah mitchell and jeff. wilson junior. both running backs were both limited in practice today. so hoping everyone is as healthy for the game on sunday. >> thank you, kate. and the championship game has 40 niner fans buzzing with excitement fans from all over the bay area in the state are going to the game. kron four's gayle ong spoke with one south bay couple who said that buying tickets was worth the splurge. >> we were just the real leticia and selma. stone thrilled they booked tickets to the forty-niners rams nfc championship game right after the niners victory over the green bay packers. so the moment they won, we jumped online. >> we started searching
everything from stub hub, too. they yeah. to a online researching a bunch of different ticket booking website as where the grand total the tickets were $900 with fees included. that's $900 per person. and for these forty-niners season ticket holders. >> it is all about the experience. >> it's a big deal for sure. but, you know, we've been laying low the last 2 years because of the covid. so we figured heck we're going to splurge and they go and enjoy a nice in the life is short and get to enjoy the moment. you know, you never know when you get that shot again. >> to get back there, the milestones are flying out to los angeles from san jose airport this weekend to meet up with friends and neighbors who are also attending the game. now that the quest searching for tickets is over flight and hotel booked. it's down to packing kind of going back and forth between what's jersey. i'm gonna wear. but i mean, i'm a disease. my garoppolo. i'm not one thing for sure. >> the morgan hill couple will be among the red and gold
filling the stands at so-fi stadium on sunday. i was raised online earth and so is like this is like an honor to be in there. so. >> oh, i'm just so excited. hoping the for super bowl for sure. gayle ong kron. 4 news. >> back now to our breaking news out of pleasant hill. authorities say that a fire at a senior apartment complex there was started by something, quote, electrical in nature. we're going to get the latest now from steve hill with con fire. thank you so much for joining us here during kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock. what you mean by electrical in nature? what happened? >> well, it turns out that the occupant, the president on that unit was actually in in the unit. the time the fire started, our investigators were able to speak with them before we transported in the hospital with minor injuries, smoke inhalation and 2 minor burn injuries and between that and getting into the you know what we had the fire knocked down. they were able determine that the fire started in some electrical like computer and
related to a computer equipment in the unit, the fire was limited to that one. residents and the injuries, fortunately were limited to that one occupant of the fire union. >> and you did have to rescue some people off of balconies. what was happening there? >> there was quite a lot of confusion around that initially. this was a is a senior care facility with about 150 residents and 100 units. fortunately, all of them were ambulatory and the vast majority of them were able to self evacuate are back in way only minor assistance from us or the facility staff in the end result there was only one and that was one off of the balcony of of the fire union itself. that was the victim of the 2 people >> had a burn and smoke inhalation injuries. okay. so one. >> one person was injured and that was the same person that needed to be rescued off the balcony. >> that's correct. do the
people that live there at the senior apartment complex have smoke alarms or fire detectors that help them get some notice so they could evacuate swiftly. >> well, a lot things unfortunate things happened in this fire this afternoon. our attention when we hear we dispatching 2 senior care facility to whatever sores, whatever type in this case i was it was all ambulatory residence. that was. the residents to give them the opportunity for the most part to evacuate. with the exception of the one the fire unit itself. we got early notice and we were able to respond very quickly from nearby fire stations. our first firefighters immediately called for additional resources because of the possible need evacuate residents and to attack the fire from spreading. and so a
lot of good things happened here. the fire was kept to the one fire unit, although adjacent units did suffer quite a lot smoke and water damage. and we'll be habitable for some time. but the good news is the fire was helped that one unit of the injuries were limited to the one person in the one unit where the fire so the fires totally out there obviously is some damage to the building. we saw some of the pictures that confort tweeted out showing. >> all the water and smoke damage inside. can people still live there in the other parts of it? are the whole place need to be evacuated? >> we'll look at the complex is made up of a number with like 10 to 12 separate buildings around the courtyard, the the unit where the fire occurred. the second story unit corner unit, all of the units in that building which were looks like there was 8 units in that building. they suffered extensive water and smoke damage. so they're not going to be a occupy for some considerable amount there may have been some smoke damage to the one adjacent
building which may limit access to that building. but the good news, i think is that the vast majority of the units in this 100 unit complex will be viable right now. the power and gas is off to a number of them. at this point. we've got to be turned on pretty quickly. i would imagine. and i mentioned that the vast majority of those residents will get from the >> steve hill with calm fire. i'm so glad that we connect it up here during kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock today. so you could provide us the latest information on th is revealing just how long you are impaired afte
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>> for your health right now, health care coverage for a drug that treats all timers disease is at risk of getting caught in. this could impact more than 6 million americans living with this disease. >> last year, the food and drug administration approved the drug for the treatment of alzheimer's. it's called at your home and the centers for medicare, medicaid services is now considering cutting medicare coverage of this drug. now, it only wants to cover the drug in clinical trials that have been approved by the cms itself or by the national institutes of health. so this is very concerning for blood in claudia vieira. they live in oakland at 53 years old, but is living with alzheimer's and is in a current trial. the couple says the medicine has given them their life back. >> we do know that. he seems
to be in better spirits. he's, you know, we're both just enjoying life. a lot more and it's a lot. let's a lot more peace of mind. and that stress that's everything and gives us hope for the future. so not having that is really frightening. >> and it is absolutely crucial that we not only develop more drugs as best we can but that we casts a shadow on the things that are working now. >> the cms reported doubts about whether the possible benefits of the drug outweigh the safety risks, which includes headaches, dizziness and brain bleeds. but we'll stay in the trial and keep getting the drug for another year after that, though, it's unclear what will happen next. and for the very first time, the national institute of health held a conference to get more details on using psychedelics for therapy and how insurance would cover it.
a local scientists from ucsf was on the panel and kron four's. also women sogomonian spoke with her to learn more about the treatments that she's been working on. >> mdma and psychedelics are often associated with partying. but researchers across america are increasingly curious about how these drugs could be helpful in a medical setting. although the federal government still classifies the substances as schedule one, meaning they are not accepted for medical use and funding for studies are not provided. scientists are given permission to conduct clinical trials, neuroscientist and ucsf. professor doctor jennifer mitchell has partnered up with maps. a psychedelic research group based in santa cruz with their help. she has used these drugs with willing patients to treat mental health issues like ptsd, depression and addiction. it's a little like peeling an onion. sometimes people come in with a. >> a trauma a war related trauma in which they experienced or saw something
terrible. but then once that traumas processed and released, you find that there are other developmental trauma center. nice but also need to be processed and released for that person to move on. >> although her work dates back to the early 90's, it was just this month that she was invited by the national institute of health to share her findings in the first of its kind panel. together, they explored potential benefits going as far as addressing how insurance companies could cover estimated costs. super exciting. of course, right? 30 years in coming. >> and my hope is that it will result in lots of new research opportunities. >> doctor mitchell explains. patients are first wind off of antidepressants. then they're faced with the hard work of delving deep into their trauma. but the psychedelics paired with the right environment provide a clear path to recovery. looks a lot like a really comfortable living room, but it's a very safe space. it's a very comfortable space. and
>> the participant is attended by 2 very well trained therapists the entire time that they're in there. it's super fun to watch, actually, because you wouldn't think it would be >> that compelling. and it really is. >> in her recent study, doctor mitchell said about 63% of 100 patients no longer met the criteria for ptsd after their sessions were complete. others had diminished symptoms or disability from depression and no evidence of addiction was found which the fda is tracking. that was alex edelman. ian reporting for us now. and senator scott wiener is one of the lawmakers looking at ways to decriminalize these drugs across the state. and doctor mitchell wrote in the letter of concern saying there needs to be a strong safety net in place. >> before that could happen. whether time now as we take a live look outside here at san francisco international airport, blue skies out there and maybe you're getting on a plane because you're going to la for that big 49 ers game on sunday and our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is, you
know, details on the game whether it's not going anything like it was in green bay. it was freezing and snowing literally freezing and snowing. la is going to be sunny, unpleasant. >> correct. a lot like here in the bay area, maybe about 5 degrees warmer. but check it out just most lee, sunny skies. temperatures in the low 70's. we're going to see some gusty winds, though, throughout ventura, los angeles county starting tonight. but it is expected to expire by saturday star game day forecast looking great, calmer winds. 33, we are going to see though the game looking amazing out there right now. things to those low 70's with kickoff starting at 03:30pm, in the afternoon. and let's take a look at your getaway forecasts. i've got you covered whether you're heading to socal or to the sierra. we're going to see a lot of sunshine and your sierra snowpack still averaging about 101% of normal. 99% of average for central sierra. it's so odd to see it back in the
double digits because used to being well above average. but hey, we'll take it. still more than 100% of average. so i'm happy regardless. radar for though we are going to track, though, plenty of sunshine throughout the bay area and for your sierra forecast, futurecast for though, going to show a few thin high clouds overhead on friday. this weekend's outlook, though, looking great because we are tracking warmer temperatures. but then by tuesday of this upcoming week as we start february 1st, we are going to see a storm to our east in the sierra possibly bringing some snow showers of only able just inch a little bit northward. but as you can see, most of this year, specifically south lake tahoe, looking dry, going to be more of a wind maker next tuesday dropping temperatures throughout most cities in the sierra about 10 degrees cooler than what we're expecting this weekend. so enjoy the low to mid 40's because we're tracking beautiful weather all weekend long. back to you. just seen. thank you. >> sorry. was that a favorite?
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