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good morning. the federal mediator who is in oakland for the bart talks announced 15 minutes ago that both sides are taking a much needed rest break but, again, the trains will keep running today. we are joining them from oakland. >> talks ended 20 minutes ago. both left the caltran building with "no comment." the federal mediator left his talks. here is what he said. >> it is now 5:45 a.m. and at the mediator's request, we will be taking a recess until early this afternoon. that is all i will have to say at this moment. negotiations are continuing. we will be back at it this afternoon. >> i asked the federal mediator if he was recommendation no strike tomorrow and he reiterated that trains will run
normally dead and three was asked how the talks were going and he said no comment. the union said they could not leave until a deal was done because they were close. no deal has been reached but bart put forward the last best and final offer open sunday and the unions counter proposed yesterday and both sides have been at it since 1:yesterday and will enback today at 1:00 o'clock p.m. >> we were afraid what this would do to the commute but so far so good. >> so far so good. there is a sig-alert before the altamont pass on westbound 205 and one lane everyones blocked because of an overpushed vehicle and minor injuries are reported and backups from before tracy boulevard as we take you to hayward we have this brand new accident on the transition from southbound 880 to westbound 92 and that is causing some delays as you come away from 238.
we have a report of a water main break in castro valley with more on that in a little bit. as far as bart is concerned we have delays in both directions on richmond and fremont lines at 15 minutes. this is because of an equipment malfudge. hopefully we will get that wrapped up. outside, the bay bridge toll plaza shows the metering lights are on and we have heavy backup away from the maze and into the tolls. >> that is different from yesterday. a constant today is the weather. good morning, everyone, here is live doppler 7 hd with no radar runs, very dry air and no clouds to speak of and temperatures today above average everywhere, and no matter where you go today, the beach, the bay, inland, we are going to be warmer than we should be. starting off cool, day planner around the bay at 50 degrees and sunny by noon, and milder this afternoon and not so heavy a coat needed as last night.
69 degrees. inland valleys in the mid-40's but lower 40's in the deepest valley like san ramon and the valleys in the north bay and 71 at noon and 80 at 4:00 and the calm and warmer 72 at 7:00. at the coast, today, temperatures are running in the 50-degree range but we will hang out near 70 or upper 70's with the record high no october at 94, not quite that warm. enjoy the warmth. kristen and eric? >> more on breaking news bart train is running this morning despite no deal between the transit agency and the unions after all night talks uncertainty remains with the commuters and our reporter continues the live team coverage talking to folks at walnut creek bart. amy? >> people are losing sleep over these negotiations and the trains are running this morning and people are grateful for that. but we have been talking on commuters literally changing their sheep patterns so they can
find out how they are going to get to work. >> too stressful. you are up half the night wondering, the first thing i have to do in the morning is check the commuter and make sure there this strike. it is not my favorite thing. >> are you over it? >> over it, yeah. >> we are senting some frustration this morning. a lot people have told us they don't know what they would do without bart, they don't have any other options. they are feeling very grateful they have their trains this morning. however, they are ready for life to return to normal and tires of the urn certainty and ready for a deal. maybe today is that day of the the good news is this time around, we have not heard of a strike dead line being set so maybe this will be the day that riders can catch a nap maybe this afternoon and get a full night's sleep tonight. we are all hoping for good news that is deal is reached today. we will continue to coverage this story for in.
>> it is a good idea for folks to stay with us because abc7 news will have continuing coverage of the bart strike throat with a complete list of resources for you at abc7news.com, and you can download the chawsive abc7 news waze app to navigate traffic following protecting news and developments on twitter@abcnewsbayarea. >> adding to the potential nightmare 100,000 who take a.c. transit could be stranded on thursday if that union goes on strike. the bus drivers, mechanics and dispatchers are threatening to walk off the job tom at midnight if contract talks are not resolved. union members previously voted down a deal that the leaders negotiated. at issue is the health of health care and worker safety in light of recent shootings involving act tran it buses. stay with the morning news, nick will prius more on the looming strike threat at 6:45. >> minor earthquake rattled the
east bay. the 3.2 earthquake hit 1:07 a.m. in the berkeley hims. it was centered three miles east of berkeley with two smaller after shocks. people reported feeling weak to light shaking from san francisco to pittsburg and from vallejo to sunnyvale. it did not do any dam. >> also, san jose firefighters say downed power lines created a hazardous situation that hampered their efforts to put out a barn fire. the large barn wassen gulfed in flames when the firefighters got this at 10:45. it was a workshop for furniture. the tire brought doubt power lines and firefighters had to stay clear. the barn bushed to the ground but there are no reports of injuries and the fire was declared under control after two hours. >> a triple shooting in san
francisco has turned into homicide. these people were shot last night with one dying overnight. police spent the evening talking to witnesses and gathering evidence. no arrests have been made. >> work will resume today at the stadium in santa clara following the death of a worker. 60-year-old edward lake jr. died after a rebar he was unloading fell on him. he was a truck driver in napa. we have a view of the accident scene. the project managers say they will hold a meeting this morning with the crews to discuss the accident and safety measures. also, grief counselors are available. >> it is tragic. we had a fellow co-worker lose their live and that sank in quickly and it is emotional. >> this is the second deadly accident of the stadium site in four months. in june a worker died when three
was hit by an elevator counsel tory weight. >> at university avenue on sunday night two men shoved a gun in a victim's chest and threw him to the ground and toll his cell phone. the victim was not hurt. 9 robbers got away. this was the third robbery around cal in less than a week. >> bart trains are running. the roads have had a couple of glitches. >> we have had a couple of glitches. bart is experiencing a glitch on fremont and richmond line in both directions. we have 15-minute delay because of equipment malfunction and a malfunction on the streets in castro valley. we have a report of a water main break. good news is this sig-alert from tracy and over the altamont pass is cleared.
westbound 205, this is blocking one lane and the damage is down to five miles per hour coming away from mcarthur drive. that is where we will see heavy traffic to the pass. it loosens up from there. outside, this is the drive through walnut creek southbound 680, starting to slow as you make it to the highway 24 junction. now, let's talk temperatures at 6:09. we are at 50 in alum rock, and 51 in santa clara and los gatos in the hills, warmest as the air is rising and the cold air drainage is coming from the mountains, and 58 in los gatos and 47 in campbell, saratoga, sunnyvale. 46 in cupertino. 49 in newark. 44 in danville. 47 in lafayette. 46 in novato. warmer in san francisco at 56.
from the tower, clean air over the top of us. no "spare the air" day which is good news. temperatures running from 5- to 10-degrees warmer even to the coast. this weather will stick around through the three day forecast. the weekend forecast is coming up. >> new this morning, "new york times" lifts the pay wall and the reason the newspaper is now letting users read stories for free. >> first, high tech meets high fashion as apple raisessed famous design house. >> shut down solution? a group of senators say they have a plan to end the government shut down. the steps they are taking to make it happen today. >> first, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic piling up. bart trains are an opening this morning and any are running. talks are taking a break and resume this afternoon.
>> conning santa clara and the east bay and all the area, this is abc7 news. >> a look at the podium outside the building where parties are holding negotiations all night trying to reach a contract agreement. no one has used this body jim. the federal mediator says the two sides will resume talking this afternoon. the trains continue to run. >> we are asking you to tell us how you feel about the bart impassion. michael says "dear bart, think, bart." he posted a picture of the cot he presumably will ensleeping on at work. it is not just tweets but you can post videos using hashtag "dear bart." and you can send videos to facebook page. >> this morning, optimism is
growing in washington a new budget plan could re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling soon. democrats and republicans spent all yesterday negotiating a deal to keep the agencies open until mid-january and raising the debt ceiling until mid-february. that gives the house of representatives and senate time to negotiate a long-term budget. republican lawmakers will be briefed this morning about the deal. it is unclear whether house speaker boehner will allow a house vote on the possible deal. >> "new york times" is lifting the pay wall on the website and mobile devices. the paper announced this morning users can read unlimited stories for free. the move is to help sole bright the day because of the international "new york times" which used to be the international herald tribune. the unrestricted access is in place through the end of the week. >> from high fashion to high tech, apple is bringing the head of burbury on board.
the 53-year-old will be senior vice president of retail and online sales a newly created role and will report to the c.e.o. the shares fell at the start of trading dropping 6 percent as news of her depart ire was announced. more apple news: today the city council in cupertino will take an official vote over plans to build a new headquarters for apple. the city planning commission has approveed the space ship-shaped building with three million square feet of work space that will house 14,000 employees. >> bart trains are running. we do have some declares -- delays. >> there are delays. but, first, other areas of the bay area have heavy traffic in
general but as far as bart trains are concerned, we do have two lines affected: fremont and richmond. both directions, 15 minute delays because of an equipment malfunding. as we take you over the a pass you can see how busy it is, with heavy traffic and 39 miles per hour approaching the pass and through it, you will not see decent speeds until you head into live more. here is what the drive time traffic looks like: 47 minutes, an improvement because we had an early sig-alert westbound 205 and 47 minutes gets you from tracy to dublin and 101, headed to marin county is busy from san rafael into san francisco. along 882, westbound 92 connection, that is pushed to the shoulder. mike? >> thank you very much. we start with live doppler 7 hd tracking some light winds this morning. three to five miles per hour. if your neighborhood is not
showing winds, it is because it is calm. we have up to 20-miles-per-hour gusts if places like tamalpais and mount hamilton and 2,500' to 4,200'. most of us are out of that. we have glass plate over the bay water it is so calm. warm sunshine because of the high pressure. we have light winds. they will be offshore. it is warmer at the coast than yesterday. stars will be seen tonight with temperatures dropping 30 to 45 degrees between the highs and the lows tomorrow morning. the weekend is looking dry but not so warm as what we have now. two areas of high pressure: one over the pacific ocean is steering the storm track to the north and pulling the cold air from canada and depositing it in the eastern two-thirds of of the
country. this warmth is spreading everywhere and now, low-to-mid 80's throughout the santa clara valley, from sunnyville and santa clara at 80 and cupertino at 81, and boardwalk, 82. redwood city and palo alto at 81. 79 today at half moon bay, and the warm spot along the coast and everyone else in the mid-70's and upper 70's around downtown and south san francisco and sausalito and beaches are pleasanton near 70 not quite near 80 like half moon bay, but temperatures in the low-to-mid 80's in the valleys and along the east bay shoreline upper 70's in richmond and berkeley and harold and everyone else around 80 to 82 and the warmest is in the east bay valley, low-to-mid 80's. how far are the temperatures dropping? 39 in napa and 40 in santa rosa after being 83 today. and 55 in san francisco, and 49 in san jose and concord, but the seven-day outlook shows all the
warmth spreading through the weekend and early next week temperatures will taper and get back to average with still no real strong rain threat in the forecast. kristen and eric? >> thank you, for the second day in a row dry ice bombs are discovered as a southern california airport, and at:30, where in that airport the bombs were found and what authorities are saying this morning. >> first, sit back, relax, consumer reports and seven-day forecast put robotic vacuums to the test. can it really get your home clean in that is up ahead. i don't miss out... you sat out most of our game yesterday! asthma doesn't affect my job... you were out sick last week.
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mother news ahead. >> in oakland, overnight talks between bart and the unions just wrapped up. we will hear from the federal mediator about what is next in the negotiations. >> a look from the exploritorium camera: the bay water is like glass because of high pressure this morning. above-average temperatures in the seven-day forecast. that is ahead. >> from the abc7 news traffic center, no bart strike but a bart delay. i tell you where that is ahead along with a brand new crash at
>> abc7 news starts right now with breaking news. >> the breaking news involves bart at 6:29 on this tuesday. thanks for joining us. >> bart trains are running this morning, a federal negotiator says that talks between bart and the unions will resume this afternoon to hammer out a contract according to a federal mediator. about 45 minutes ago northbound airports took the first break after 16 hour session and abc7
news reporter begins with that. matt? >> talks ended the past hour. both sides came out. they are not saying what went on or how close they are to a deal. here is video of bart negotiators and union negotiators leaving the caltran building and we asked how things were going and they said "no comment." a union put out a statement saying the federal mediator told both sides they could not leave until a deal is done because they were close to a deal. obviously, no deal has been announced. he talked to us 45 minutes ago and here is what he said. >> at mediator's request we will take a recess until early this afternoon. that is all i'm going to have to say at this moment with negotiations continuing as we will be back at it early this afternoon. >> i asked cohen if he was recommending no strike foam and he reiterated that trains are
running normally today and asked how talks are going and he said no comment. bart put forward there last, best, and final offer on sunday and the union did so yesterday. though will resume today at 1 p.m. again. >> how are the roads? >>guest: we have a bart delay, near castro valley, and we are experiencing some delays because of equipment malfunction and what is also malfunctioning is our freeway. this is because of a solo vehicle spinout approaching the maze. it doesn't sound like anyone is hurt and we are not seeing any slow downs approaching highway 24 but know that we have activity out there. in fremont, southbound side of 880, we have all of this traffic but the crash is reported in the northbound direction along the nimitz involving a big rig and
everything has been taken off the freeway. we will go outside live and look at san jose, and this is going to be the golden gate bridge coming away from sausalito, you can see traffic is building but it is flowing smoothly in san francisco. that is our forecast. mike nicco? >> good morning, much. welcome to tuesday morning with unlimited visibility. look how dry it is on live doppler 7 hd, we will talk about the day planner, and map your day around temperatures above average after we get through the chilly morning. a lot of 40's to near 50 around the bay at 7:00 and sunny and 70 by noon. warmer there afternoon and above average, mid-to-upper 70's and it will be milder in the evening hours and you not need so heavy a coat. a lot of low-to-mid 40's in the valleys and when you are outside of the valleys we have 50's in antioch and pittsburg and those areas and it will be sunny and 71 at noon and 80 degrees by 4:00 and calmer at 72 at 7:00, and check out the coast today, one of the warmest days we have
had, 50 at 7:00, and 70 at noon and 72 is a ballpark figure and we will go up to 79 possibly at half moon bay to 68 at bodega bay. enjoy it. >> back to breaking news bart trains are running 6 1/2 hours after the union said they would strike. again, caught in the middle are the commuters who had to wait until 1:00 o'clock a.m. to find out the trains would be in service. amy hollyfield continues our coverage from walnut creek bart. amy? >> we have talked to several people and we are hearing the same emotions: people are frustrated, very tired, and stressed out. they are also grateful they have trains that will take them to work this morning. but the people are exhausted and many people are staying up late or waking up very early to find out if there will be a strike and this is the third work day they have had to do this or they need to get up early to know if
they have to implement a backup plan. >> when they go on strike i have to find another way and i take a taxi and i am going to martinez and that is expensive. >> the city council member is out here this morning promoting his idea to pass a law to ban transit worker strikes. it looks like a political activity is in the future a result of all of this. no matter where you stand on this issue of labor negotiations and what tools should be available, everyone does seem united on the fact they want this negotiation to be over and that life will return to normal. >> here is what you need to know if there is going to be a strike: have backup plans. bart has 200 buses chartered and
ready to roll running from nine stations: el cerrito, concord, lafayette, walnut creek, west oakland, dublin/pleasanton, san leandro, hayward and fremont. get a round trip ticket because that is the only way they let you back on coming home. car pooling is popular with so many more cars expected to be on the freeway if there is a strike car pool lanes will be enforce the all day on interstates 80, 880 and 680. the san francisco ferry will have 12 boats rather than the usual eight and an additional landing at the ferry billing to reduce dock congestion. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the bart strike let with a complete list of resources for you and you can download the exclusive abc7 news waze app to navigate traffic and follow breaking developments on twitter@abcnewsbayarea.
>> officials are considering a proposal to install surveillance video around the city and police are asking the city council to install the cameras in low-to-mid income areas in response to a recent rise in home burglaries. not intended to target specific group of people. if approves up to 20 cameras go up and census data is used to choose where to mount the cameras. >> our media partners, the "contra costa times", reports the city council is voted in favor of the ordinance classifying illegal drug sales, storm, and manufacturers as public nuisance. if approved that gives the city authority to pursue legal action against landlord whose look the other way and retuesday to address drug activities. the council is expected to milk a final decision on that ordinance at the october 28 meeting. >> bart is not the only bay area trance it agency dealing with a strike throat, coming up.
a work stoppable facing commuters on a different agency. >> three dry ice bombs found in southern california at an airport and one goes off and what wear learning about the airport threat. >> a look outside down at the bay, looking from our mount tamalpais camera. it will be a gorgeous morning. we will have traffic and weather ne your sleep number setting. it even knows you by name. now it's easier than ever to experience deep, restful sleep with the sleep number bed's dualair technology. at the touch of a button, the sleep number bed adjusts to each person's ideal comfort and support. and you'll only find it at a sleep number store. where right now our newest innovations are available with 36-month financing.
>> welcome back as we look at san jose a report of an accident northbound side of highway 85 past 87. two vehicles are blocking the middle lane so the traffic is slow moving through san jose. we have a report of an accident through fremont southbound along the nimitz with a two-car crash. there is very heavy traffic. you want did keep the waze app handy because it helps you get around all the delays. that is the weather forecast. mike? >> thank you, leyla gulen. good morning, everyone. the week ahead in san jose, average high is about 75 or 76 degrees. we are above average until you get to sunday and then we are
darn closed. look how beautiful the suspect rise is, not a cloud to be found, our temperatures from one to five degrees warmer-than-average although we lose two minutes and 20 seconds of sunshine. wherever you travel, above average, from the mid-to-upper 70's from monterey to san diego to low-to-mid 80's through the central valley and 87 in palm springs. 55 in tahoe and 71 in yosemite national park. authorities are investigating after another explosion as los angeles international airport dry ice went off in a section of the international determine natural that is open only to workers. on sunday someone planted a bottle with dry ice in an employee bathroom where it exploded. no one was hurt. >> samsung came out with the smart watch. ahead the other silicon valley tech giant that can soon bring
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>> good morning, everyone, just about 6:45, pictures outside the caltran building in oakland, bart negotiations went on for 14 hours and they are taking a break now and will resume this afternoon. the trains are running. >> bart trains are running. but there is a threat and a.c. transit workers now say they plan to strike on thursday after rejecting two contract offers. >> abc7 news reporter, nick smith, has more on that. >> because the start of the bart strike continues to loom, volunteers of ab transit have been handing out flyers to let commuters know how they can get around the bay area using a.c. transit, but a.c. transit may themselves strike at midnight on thursday. on monday, a.c. transit issued a 72-hour strike notification to
let their riders know they may walk off the job. the strike is never convenient the timing is particularly bad because it could mean a double strike if a deal between bart management and their unions is not reached. the a.c. transit union which represents bus drivers and mechanics and dispatchers says that that it is the districts turn to move. the district is not commenting. >> unless there is change we are not aware of that is for the coming, 12:01 a.m. on thursday the buses will cease to service the community. >> i am disabled and i have to get...that is the only transportation i have. >> their decision to strike came as a surprise because the bus line and the union had two agreements after the contract expired in june but bus drivers in other unions rejected both of those deals. a.c. transit buses provide a critical lynch across the bay and now a.c. transit carries more than 100,000 people each
day and was expected to pick up most of the weight of displaced riders during bart shut down. we do not know whether bart management and the unions will make a deal. we do not know whether or not a.c. transit are actually negotiating with their unions today. we will find out more and have a report today at 11:00. >> another website glitch allowed united airlines customers to buy oversees tickets for $50 but this time they will not get to use them. it is reported that customers set up mileage plus accounts and use frequent flying miles they did not really have. united says they will not honor the tickets because the buyers manipulated the system. last night they accidentally sold tickets for nothing and the company honored those tickets because they were caused by human error. >> google could be working on a new gadget.
and shut down anxiety could shut down hopes for a merry christmas for retailers. >> we are join by jane king from the new york stock exchange. >> good morning, the international council of shopping centers says that 40 percent of consumers have already cut spending pause of the government shut down and #een more of those making under $35,000 are cutting back. how are the markets doing? very cautious as we watch washington, dc, getting down to this deadline which is thursday. we are lower across the road with the silicon valley index trading down. now, watch for a watch from google, with a report that they could be putting the finishing touches on a watch project to rival apple and samsung. a google catch could be unveiled by the end of the month. freelancing, becoming a full time job for millions of americans, a steady says an estimated 20 percent to 33 percent of the workforce is free lansing as a career.
this could mean that the labor department numbers could be inaccurate and too high. freelancing from home could be a good idea. a survey says 84 percent have difficulty working in teens and a university study says lack of training and the desire to get credit are the biggest blocks to teamwork. >> thank you, jane. bart trains rolling, and still, we have problems out there this morning. leyla gulen has the latest. >> no bart strike but we do have bart delays and plenty of congestion. speaking of bart delays, we have in the daly city direction, fremont and bay ferry lines we have dries at 15 minutes due to mechanical problems and it looks like muni and i think a transit and everything is running on time and outside we go with a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where we have those lanes loading up, and some of the car pool lanes are funneling through but it is 17 minutes commute away from the maze and into san
francisco and san mateo bridge is 14 minutes away from hayward to 101 and you can see a few extra tail lights but no crashes to report and 101 headed up the peninsula to sfo and into san francisco you are next length shape and a little bit of a slow down approaching the 280 extension. mike? >> good morning, on this tuesday, i thought we would broad were out the scope of live doppler 7 hd and show you what is going on in the eastern two-thirds of country and the effect on our weather. this is a mature system that is pushing into the midwest. the low you can see the wrap around, and the high pressure to the west, this is fin -- funneling cool air into the area with snow from bismark to denver. on the flip side, high pressure, clockwise flow will bring us the warm temperatures. when there is a big outbreak of
cool fall air to the eat of the rockies, guess who gets warm air? us. this is how it looks with the high pressure over the top of us, gorgeous silhouette from sutro tower camera this morning. the forecast highlights, warm sunshine and light offshore wind, and we will see stars and feel tonight tonight and drop 30 to 45 degrees compared to today's high and the weekend is dry, not so warm, and i was check out the latest medium-range molds up to october 30th, not a single chance of rain on there, many bay area neighborhoods could go the entire month of october without measurable rain if the models do lay out. we will keep an eye on them. today, low-to-mid 80's in the south bay and 81 in san jose and cupertino and 81 in mountain view and redwood city down to 78. half moon bay is 79 degrees and the record high for october is 94. back in 1985. we will not be close but warm
for you. north bay coast is cooler at 70 degrees and 10- to 15-degrees warmer in the valleys and along the east bay shore. we have temperatures running in the upper 70's to low 80's and into the east bay valleys we have temperatures in the low-to-mid 80's. a look at tonight's lows, notice the place like santa rosa is 83 today and that will drop down to 40 degrees, and it will be milder in the city and san francisco 65 and oakland 53. 49 in san jose. 49 in concord. and the san ramon valley will have low-to-mid 40's. the seven-day forecast shows the temperatures staying above average for the better part of the next seven days. >> 6:52. >> ahead, seven things to know before you go. we return in 60
>> on this tuesday morning, a look at the glassy bay surface that mike was telling us about on the bay bridge and things are good because bart is running. >> that is right. taking us to seven things to know before you go, one, bart trains are running today and negotiations between unions and managements are set to resume this afternoon. the first break was at 5:30 a.m. after a 16 hour session. the federal mediator says no deal is reached there is progress in talks. negotiations are set to resume at 1:00 o'clock p.m. >> two, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is not so busy as normal away from the macarthur maze to san francisco, under 20 minutes. we have 55 grains running for bart. we have 15-minute delay with fremont toward deal city and san francisco bay ferry running on normal schedule because there is in bart strike today. >> three, a.c. transit workers say they will go on strike on
thursday unless there is a contract agreement by then. the workers have voted down two offers and the bus system carries 100,000 east bay passengers each week. >> work is set to resume at levi stadium in santa clara after a worker was killed in a construction accident. the 60-year-old edward lake died when a rebar he was unloading fell on him. he was a truck driver in napa. >> downed power lines created a hazardous situation that hampered the efforts of san jose firefighters to put out a barn fire. the large barn was being use as a furniture workshop. it brought down power lines forcing the firefighters to stay clear for safety. >> a deal could be in the works to re-open the federal government and raise the nation's debt ceiling of the democrats and republicans spent the day negotiationing a deal to keep federal agencies open until mid-january and raise the debt
ceiling until mid-february. >> seven, it is chilly inland valleys. check out san ramon: 41, dublin 42, danville, 44 degrees. dress warmly now but, guess what, you willent the short sleeves and shorts later as you look at the sunshine spread across san francisco, we have warmer than average temperatures 68 to 79 at the coast and around the bay 78 to 83 and warmest inland, 80 to 84 degrees. >> we will continue now in 25 minutes.
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