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good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. this is "abc 7 mornings." it's saturday, september 30th, good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking live doppler 7 for us. >> good morning, chris. you can see it's dense in the north bay around napa and santa rosa. we'll get into a nice afternoon today. high fire danger increases over the weekend, 9:00 tonight through sunday morning, particularly in higher elevations of the north and east bay hills where winds will gust to near 30 miles per hour. san francisco in the upper 50s. your 12-hour day planners shows
by 11:00, we've got more 70s in the north bay. they're leading the pack in terms of temperatures. 60s in the east bay. by 1:00 this afternoon, some 80s arrive. and by 4:00, we've got more low 80s inland. should be very pleasant today with the nights also on the comfortable side. we'll talk about the extended outlook in a few minutes. chris? >> lisa, thank you. hurricane maria pummelled puerto rico about a week and a half ago. but this morning, much of the island is still without power. residents don't have enough water. and there's urgent need for medical supplies. people here in the bay area are member liesing to help. abc 7 news reporter lonni rivera has the story. >> i wish they were good. i'm hoping if they see this, i love them. >> reporter: irma is worried sick about her family in puerto rico. this text from tuesday is the last time she's heard from them saying they were okay. >> mommy, i love you. i'm doing everything that i can to provide help for my family. >> reporter: she thought the
best way to use her time was to raise money. so she and her tech colleagues gathered at this soma startup for a burger and beer fundraiser. >> people are dying because of the lack of action from our government. so we as puerto ricans have to do something. ♪ >> reporter: at the great american music hall friday night, a different fundraiser. all proceeds from draco rosa's show will benefit puerto rico. rosa owns property there. >> i know the house is standing. >> reporter: he's concerned for the people badly in need of basic necessities. >> i do have a lot of frustration. we do need help right away. >> we just want them to know that we have not forgotten about them and that we will continue to help out in every single way. >> reporter: however long, she's determined to do her part to help the resilient people of puerto rico bounce back and rebuild. in san francisco, lonni rivera, abc 7 news.
>> hurricane maria has killed at least 16 people in puerto rico. and the death toll is expected to rise. president trump says help is on the way. >> i know that it's been devastating. i know your police force and everything else has been absolutely hurt. but we're sending people to help. and it's getting better on a daily basis. >> the president is scheduled to survey the island's damage on tuesday. this morning, he criticized government officials in puerto rico on twitter, saying "the mayor of san juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, has now been told by the democrats that you must be nasty to trump. such poor leadership ability by the mayor of san juan and puerto rico want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. 10,000 federal workers now on island doing a fantastic job." the mayor tweeted her response an hour later, saying, "the goal
is one: saving lives. this is the time to show our true colors. we cannot be distracted by anything else." a local tech investor is donating $10 million to puerto rico relief. orlando bravo is a native of the island. "the chronicle" reports he chartered a jet from the bay area with 100 water purifiers and nearly two dozen medical iv bags. the donation will come from his foundation that supports social justice in the hispanic and latino communities. diapers are headed to storm victims in houston. abc 7 news was at the emeryville target parking lot. a radio host organized the event when she found out federal disaster agencies don't provide money for type diapers. >> i if i could the most vulnerable people are people in diapers. if doesn't matter if you're
zero, if you're 80, if you're 20. if you depend on a clean diaper every single day, you need help. >> the truck will be sent to the texas diaper bank which gave away 20,000 diapers in the first 72 hours after hurricane harvey hit. there's a donation drive today from 1:00 to 4:00 in downtown oakland to help victims of hurricane maria. we have more information on that and how you can donate to help the victims of both maria and irma on our website, abc7news.com. new developments this morning, the air force academy has been given the all clear after a part of the campus was put on lockdown. authorities say there were no shots fired or any injuries. the academy's prep school near colorado springs went on lockdown overnight after reports of an active shooter. investigators say everyone there is safe. geologists say the danger of another giant rock fall at yosemite national park is no greater than it usually is. one climber was killed and two others injured after two slides at el capitan on wednesday and
thursday. the one thursday involved a slab of rock the size of a 36-story building. it was many times the size of the one on wednesday. the rubble broke through the sunroof of an suv and injured jim evans of florida. rock falls happen regularly inside the park. nearly 60 were reported last year. >> heating from the sun has turned out to be an explanation for some of the rock falls. >> ice and water also cause slides. experts say there were two in a row this week because when rocks start falling in one area, they're likely to continue coming down. several wildfires in santa barbara county are burning right now. hundreds of people have been forced out of their homes yesterday. evacuation orders were lifted late last night. one shed was damaged. the fire has burned 600 acres so far and is 10% contained. no word yet on how it started. a brentwood family says the city isn't doing enough to clean u a potential health risk on
their property. dozens of protected birds nested in a city-owned tree that hung over their yard. abc 7 news reporter katie utehs has more on the mess the flock left behind. >> reporter: more than 30 birds, egrets and herons, nested in this city-owned tree next to danielle witrykus's backyard. we showed you the problem earlier this month. feces, dead birds, and dead fish. the flocks held the family hostage. >> it was about the june time frame that we had to stop opening our windows because the smell was so bad, we were afraid for our children especially to be breathing that kind of smell. >> reporter: there was nothing the brentwood family could do about the federally protected birds at the time. now that the birds have migrated, city workers trimmed the tree. but the remaining bird waste concerns the family. danielle's 5-year-old daughter builts this fairy garden last summer and loved playing with it.
but as you can see, it is disgusting. the family is unsure how to clean up this potentially toxic mess. >> you can feel it in your nostrils, it's almost stinging, especially when it's very warm or if the dust is picked up, you can feel it heavy on your chest. >> reporter: we spoke with the city's mayor. he admits there's a tangled nest of government agencies involved. from the birds' federal protection status to the state's department of fish and wildlife. >> there's a lot of pass the buck and not wanting to deal with it. >> reporter: danielle wants the tree gone so the birds don't come back next year. she's meeting with the city's parks and rec director monday. in brentwood, katie utehs, abc 7 news. the bay bridge is scheduled to close today, scheduled to should down between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. for 30 minutes total. this will be the final step in removing what's left of the old bridge. meteorologist lisa argen is
here, tracking the bay forecast. >> it looks nice before the winds kick up later on today. we're looking outside from our south beach camera, where it is 56 degrees in san francisco, 60 livermore/fremont, and hayward back to a nice temperature spread. then we'll cool off a bit. we have high fire danger still to talk about. that's all next, straight ahead in my accuweather seven-day forecast. also ahead, hundreds of free ipads are going home with some students in san jose. how the technology could change their lives. and this is what it will look like whn it's all finished.
breaking news on interstate 880, oakland chp is investigating a deadly crash on the northbound side of the freeway just south of broadway. a woman driving the wrong way crashed into another car overnight. police say the drivers of both cars died in the accident. you can see debris from the wreck scattered across several lanes on the interstate. investigators don't know if alcohol was involved in the crash. on a lighter note, this morning hundreds of students at a south bay school are now in possession of a new ipad. district officials say they're priceless when it comes to bridging the digital divide. abc 7 reporter katie marzullo has the story. >> reporter: it's after school on a friday. and the shepherd middle school campus is packed. >> it feels exciting.
>> reporter: hundreds of families waiting to pick up a new, free ipad. >> now we just have to carry this small tablet around and we have all of our school lists, all of the homework. it's easy now. >> reporter: verizon donated 600 ipads to shepherd middle school, part of a program to help bridge the digital divide. >> my teacher for math, she gives us points by using i-ready, and how many sessions and minutes we use. that will be really good to raise my grade. >> reporter: the principal is as enthusiastic as the students. >> i talk to them about making books, not typing a paper, making a book. we're super excited about the applications that come on the ipad. >> reporter: these 600 ipads are actually part of a bigger picture. there are nearly 2,000 ipads going to students at three middle schools complete with a two-year data plan. >> it's about providing opportunities to our families to excel, to prepare them for 21st century jobs. >> reporter: learning about
technology can look a lot like fun and games. students have the chance to kick smart soccer balls and go bowling using robots controlled by iphones. >> i loved it, actually. >> reporter: and how is this for high tech? >> i want to give you guys props. >> reporter: inspirational posters that come to life through an app. in san jose, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. now what's next for the warriors. the team broke ground on its billion dollar stadium in january. abc 7 sports director larry beil got an exclusive look at how construction is coming along. >> reporter: the tour starts with a view from above. the chase center construction site is a beehive of activity. when it's done, this will be more than just an arena. the idea is to create a destination. >> all the way around, the arena becomes beautiful public space. >> it's amazing, i can't wait to go down there. >> they've thought of everything. they even have the warriors logo on the hardhat here. would i take this for my own? i would never do such a thing. well -- >> reporter: and we head into the belly of the beast.
>> all right. let's watch the rebar here, right? >> so i'm doing this with you for the first time. this is, you know, if you can imagine the view, right, so this is how people are going to cross the street from the park, and this is one of the two main entrances. >> you've got the foundation down, and you're about to start going up. that's kind of why we're here, right? >> a year from today, the whole building form will be together. the roof will be on. it will be watertight. and we'll be starting to do the interior work. >> so we had to stop shooting for a second, they're going to lower these weights down and for the moment we can't go any farther. >> this is the first time i've been in the theater lobby of the chase center. here we are, we're in the lobby. >> i love what you've done with the place. it's beautiful. from where we're standing, where will the court be, where will steph curry be shooting?
>> 50 feet over there. right there at center court. locker rooms over there, practice facility over there. center court right here. >> what are the emotions right now? >> it's the same as everybody who's worked on this project. this was just a dream 5 1/2 years ago. to see it come to form, you know, from ideas and drawings, you know, a million hours of meetings, i think it's a real exhilerating feeling that just puts a big smile on my face. >> reporter: larry beil, abc 7 sports. >> a lot of them have expressed concern about traffic and parking. the best way to go will be public transportation. the new central subway will connect with b.a.r.t. if you're heading in from the east bay, that will likely be your best bet. more than a million people will soon converge on san francisco's waterfront for fleet week and other events will be happening at the same time. all likely to make traffic even worse than it already is.
abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard has the details. >> take a deep breath and leave 20 minutes earlier, and you'll be good. >> reporter: that's a forklift operator's advice. traffic could raise your blood pressure next week, when major events are about to launch. the blue angels will be returning to the bay area in a matter of days. fleet week begins sunday when the first navy ships arrive through the golden gate. throngs of air show spectators won't be far behind on the embarcadero. >> with 1.5 million visitors, we highly encourage everybody to take transit. >> reporter: not far away, howard street between third and fourth is closed, detours in place. setup is happening for oracle open world at moscone center. the conference from october 1st through 5th will bring an additional 60,000 people to the city. that means more cars, a lot more, will clog city streets, where traffic is already a big bummer. what do you think of the traffic? >> so bad.
>> okay, i won't be back down here at all. >> reporter: it's not the first time major events have collided in october. >> last year we had dream force occurring at the same time as fleet week. >> reporter: san francisco police plan an increased security presence around the events and extra marine units on the bay will keep voters safe. last year a boat capsized during the air show. everyone on board was rescued. as for log jams on city streets. >> if you do have to use your vehicle, just be we're there's going to be some traffic. so expect delays. plan your time accordingly. you'll see officers in the area trying to assist with the traffic as well. >> put on a good radio station and you'll be all good. >> reporter: good advice, wanda. in san francisco, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. happening today, they're getting ready for a party in sunol. many also want some peace and quiet. highway 84 will be closed from sunol to niles canyon road in fremont today for the nicely canyon roll and stroll that lets
people walk, bike, and skate through niles canyon free of traffic. alameda county will use the event to get the word out that state regulators okayed sunol as a quiet zone. train horns won't be allowed and visual safety warnings will be in place at crossings. good saturday morning, waking up to low clouds and fog. visibility, santa rosa and napa, reduced. otherwise, patchy fog from the east and south bays. a live look outside, east bay hills camera, we're looking at mid- and upper 50s from san francisco, oakland, to mountain view, and upper 50s, gilroy and half moon bay. a little warmer today in certain spots, then dry out the atmosphere once again through the overnight hours into the second part of your weekend. it's 50 in santa rosa with your fog as well as novato. so you managed a few 80s yesterday. today will be fairly similar except when those winds shift a bit and we'll look for a better
warm-up in the north bay. increasing fire danger, gusty winds in the hills, north and east bay hills, mainly tonight through tomorrow. we're looking at mild and sunny weather this weekend, even cooler as we get into the first part of next week, which of course is october. check out the wind profile. as you look at the colors from yellow to purple here, this is where the winds pick up through tonight into early tomorrow. so the north bay hills, the coast, over into the east bay, we've got winds gusting in excess of 20 miles an hour. this is tomorrow morning. and then as we get through the second half of your sunday, they begin to decrease slightly. but notice the direction. still out of the north. that will allow for the humidity to plummet. we're looking at high fire danger once again. if you're headed to oktoberfest, in oakland, mid-70s today, a beautiful afternoon for your saturday and sunday. very little change there. if you're headed to the beach, notice the upper 60s. ocean beach to half moon bay. a little warmer than yesterday. still that sea breeze, though,
with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 60s. the ocean temperature cooler today in santa cruz at 78. in the south bay, then, look for numbers from 78 in santa clara, 80 in los gatos, pretty bay. peninsula, upper 70s for palo alto. mountain view, san francisco, 70 is your high today. no fog, in fact the fog will be absent for several days. in the north bay, numbers particultick up for you, 78 in vallejo. near east bay, mid-70s, a beautiful afternoon from oakland to union city. inland, low 80s again today. pretty temperate with 82 san ramon and pleasanton. download your accuweather app, you'll notice the trend for pleasant weather this weekend but temperatures coming down. 60s, 70s, and 80s today and tomorrow. winds kicking up out of the
north and east, allowing for a drier day on your sunday. do be careful if you're headed out for a hike, barbecue not a great idea. into october, cooler weather, which most people will be looking forward to. >> loving the forecast, lisa, thank you. coming up, the plan from elon musk to get you anywhere on earth in less than an hour. are you ready to strap yourself in a rocket for the flight?
york to tell us what's coming up on "good morning america." good morning. the president firing health and human services secretary tom price overnight. this as more cabinet members face scrutiny over their travel spending. the white house is also under fire for its response to the unfolding disaster in puerto rico. a trump administration official calls it a good news story. the mayor of san juan responds angrily that it's a people are dying story. where will o.j. simpson end up? one official is trying to keep him out of her state. all coming up on gma. abc 7 ne:00 news anchor ama daetz hasn't been here lately because she just had her baby on monday. congratulations to ama and her family. still to come on "abc 7 mornings," is your jack o'lantern in jeopardy?
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i'm chris nguyen. here's meteorologist lisa argen, tracking the weather conditions where you live. >> good morning, chris. starting out with 50s and 60s, hi, everyone, looks like a nice weekend although fire danger will be on the increase as winds dry out the atmosphere. 58 in oakland, 60 in san jose. and visibility is reduced up in the north bay, a quarter mile napa, santa rosa, seven miles half moon bay. elsewhere, you're looking at a pretty sunrise. 9:00 this morning, mid-60s in napa with upper 60s by the delta. by noontime we're in the lower 70s to mid-70s in our warmest locations. 4:00, we warmed up to the low 80s. so pretty nice afternoon on the way. and our evening, 60s and 70s run with no fog. we'll talk about those winds and how they impact our dry weather in the next few days in just a couple of minutes, chris. >> lisa, thank you. the secretary of health and human services has been forced to resign because of a travel scandal. tom price is accused of
excessively using private planes for travel. now congress is investigating and has asked for travel records of all 24 federal agencies. abc news reporter serena marshall has more from washington. >> reporter: a 13th trump administration official is out of a job. this time health and human services secretary tom price resigning following revelations he racked up more than $400,000 in two dozen chartered flights on the taxpayer's dime. the president not hiding his displeasure. >> i didn't like it, cosmetically or otherwise. i was disappointed. >> reporter: price had agreed to pay back the government. but only for the cost of his seat. >> he's paying back $52,000 and the planes cost -- >> that's unacceptable. >> reporter: is that enough? >> no, that would be unacceptable. >> reporter: price's resignation comes as secretaries steve mnuchin and scott pruitt are also be investigated for their travel. now a fourth and fifth cabinet official's travels are being added to the list.
ryan zinke defiant. >> i would like to address a little bs on travel. >> reporter: defending his flights, admitting to three since his confirmation, totaling $12,000. and veterans affairs secretary david shulkin. "the washington post" reporting taxpayers paid for him and his wife to fly to europe for a work trip where they also attended wimbledon and took in the sights. just a month ago shulkin sent this memo to employees warning of travel costs, writing, i expect this will result in decreased employee travel and generate savings. the inspector general wrote, i hope this will decrease the travel and generate savings, writing to the heads of all federal agencies, reminding them every dime they spend is the taxpayers'. serena marshall, abc news, washington. former arizona sheriff joe arpaio told his california supporters he is not a racist. more than 100 protesters and supporters gathered last night in fresno as the former sheriff
spoke at a republican fundraiser. he said he didn't ask for president trump to pardon him for contempt of court on his immigration patrols but said he was not guilty and that the real story will come out soon. arpaio also said he believes a border wall will stop drug traffic from coming into the country. spacex chief elon musk says a planned mega rocket that will take astronauts to mars could also be used as a high speed commercial airliner. musk described the plan during a presentation in australia. he said the rocket look carry passengers between most cities in the world in about half an hour. new york to shanghai in just 39 minutes. musk says it could be as safe as modern day jet travel. >> once you're out of the atmosphere, it will be smooth as silk, no turbulence, nothing, there's no weather, no atmosphere. if we're building this thing to go to the moon and mars, why not go to other places on earth as well? >> musk says revenue from launching satellites and sending
supplies and crews to the space station could pay for it. he said a seat could cost about the same as a full fare economy plane ticket. halloween is a month away. if you want a pumpkin, you might want to act fast. farmers in the san joaquin valley say because of hitting rains last spring and extreme heat this summer, the harvest is already down 25%. growers haven't seen it this bad in 15 years. and it could get worse as we get closer to the holiday. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony went out to the clayton valley pumpkin farm to see how conditions are in the area. >> reporter: it's the beginning of the season for east bay pumpkin patches. things are looking good, especially to those who make getting here early a priority. >> we always come early. we come here to play. he gets all his energy out. then we get to pick out pumpkins. >> reporter: you like to get out early and get the best selection? >> yes, we do. we have to pick out the pumpkins and have them speak to us. >> reporter: for this family, shopping for pumpkins is a
relatively new tradition. >> our son's first birthday. we wanted to come out and celebrate his birthday. >> reporter: you might have to pick another one. while things look good now, there is some concern among central valley growers that supply the bay area that the pumpkin inventory could run low come mid-october. thanks to extreme heat over the summer. >> the heat affects crops differently. the rain affects crops. so it's just kind of, we don't know every year what we're going to get. >> reporter: at this pumpkin patch in concord, they believe they're good to go through halloween, in part because they don't get their pumpkins from california. >> to my knowledge, it's business as usual for us. the farms that we have based up in oregon are supplying, and we've had no word coming through that we're going to have any struggle with anything here. >> reporter: still, some people aren't taking any chances. laura anthony, abc 7 news.
in the south bay, a diehard san francisco giants fan will forever be royal thanks to a selfless act from a kansas city native. the two are recovering after a successful operation in which one friend gave a kidney to another. >> reporter: a unique bond between two people forever connected by a special gift. >> the greatest guy in the world. >> reporter: santa cruz resident kelly van den bergh and her friend josh harrold who live in orange county are recovering in the hospital after she received one of his kidneys. >> i have this person in my life willing to, you know, give me his kidney to save me. that's really powerful. >> reporter: van den bergh has been living with poly cystic kidney disease for 30 years. it's a genetic disease that causes cysts to grow uncontrollably in the kidneys. facing kidney failure and dialysis, van den bergh turned to social media last year with the hope of finding a living kidney donor. >> we were what the doctors call a perfect match. it was more of a familial
relationship. we could be brothers and sisters. >> reporter: harrold came up with an elaborate plan, getting van den bergh to at&t park with the big news that he was a match. but just one request. but she would have to wear a royals jersey. >> she loves to love in general. everyone that knows her, adores her. >> reporter: flash forward to this fall. this medical doctor says the transplant was a success. a kidney recipient grateful for the selfless act. >> it would save so many lives if people would step up like josh did to help people with kidney disease. >> the two are asking community members to consider signing up as living organ donors. nearly 20,000 californians are currently in need of kidney transplants. ahead on "abc 7 mornings,"
thanks so much for waking up with us. lisa breaks down the forget in just a little bit. happening today, the san jose earthquakes are giving a young boy with leukemia a once in a lifetime chance to be a pro soccer player. 8-year-old jason was diagnosed with the rare blood cancer last year. he'll sign a one-day contract with the quakes and serve as the honorary captain. he'll kick the game's ceremonial first goal and greet his teammates as they come out of the player tunnel. this is all part of major league soccer's childhood cancer awareness month. the game starts at 7:15 tonight at avaya stadium. also happening today, volunteers are cleaning up neighborhoods near coyote creek in san jose. more than 150 people will clear debris in nearby waterways. coyote creek flooded in february, causing $100 million in property damage. there are two cleanups happening today. the first one meets behind shirakawa elementary school at
8:30 a.m. the other is on william street outdoor classroom. it looks pretty nice, just a little bit of fog out there. overall we'll see wall to wall sunshine for days here, that will aid in our drying trend. walnut creek right now, 60 in livermore, low 50s with fog in the north bay. so we'll talk about a very temperate forecast, although those northeast winds coming into play again. i'll have the details next in my accuweather seven-day forecast. also next, the giants need one win over the padres this weekend to avoid a 100-loss season. and buster posey had them seeing double.
welcome back. we're off to a pleasant start this morning. a live look outside from our sfo camera and some good news. for now it appears there are no delays for arriving or departing flights. as always, be sure to check with your airline before you head out to the airport. in sports, a big day of college football ahead. stanford plays arizona state down on the farm at 1:00 p.m. cal will try to rebound. san jose state battles unlv at 7:30. watch it on our sister work,
espnu. this afternoon, matt announced his retirement earlier this week. he helped the giants to three world series titles. testifies an all star three times and pitched the only perfect game in franchise history back in 2012. first pitch is at 1:05 p.m. yesterday major league baseball announced a big honor for hall of famer willie mays. abc 7 sports director larry beil has the details in this morning's sports report. >> good morning, everybody. yesterday was the anniversary of willie mays' task catch in the 1954 world series, you remember the over the shoulder grab. certainly it was not a coincidence that on friday major league baseball announced they would name the world series mvp trophy after the say hey kid. in a statement mays said he's grateful he can give something back to the game. even at 86 years old, maybe the best news the giants have had all season long.
nick hudley was honored as the most inspirational giants player of the year. giants and pads, two outs for buster posey, doubles home joe panik, a recurring theme in in game. giants opened up a 3-0 lead in a flash. bottom of the fourth, again, buster at the play, again, it's a double. that's to herby the love bug out there. bust are had three 2-0 doubles. giants built an 8-0 league. hot dog man was so happy as the giants get a win and avoid a 100-loss season. a couple of rangers got fans got married on the concourse during the a's game in arlington, kissy kissy. bottom of the fifth, raul's final pitch of the game, not the way you want to go. a two-run homer by shin-soo chu. 4-0 texas. you never forget your first. first home run for nunez, a three-run blast. also his first ever extra-base hit.
he's supposed to be very talented for the future. a's lose 5-3, they lock up their third straight last place finish. warriors open the preseason tonight at oracle arena against denver. then off to china for two games. i'm going to be traveling with the team. i will be filing reports starting next week. dubs rookie jordan bell will make his warriors debut. he had 16 rebounds in one game. and now finds himself rounded by all stars on a championship team. >> they understand obviously i'm new, i have to learn the plays here. there's not much yelling if i mess up, they just come over and talk to me. each day i get more comfortable, i'm learning more, getting more comfortable with the style of play and the players. all the speculation about the lakers luring westbrook to los angeles, forget about it.ay
extension for $205 million. he was mvp last year. averaged a triple double, 32 points, 11 boards, ten assists per game. it seemed like russ was delaying signing through the summer. ironically, inks the deal on what was kevin durant's birthday yesterday. he will make over $500,000 a game, russell westbrook. think about that as you enjoy your breakfast. and have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. good morning to you. looking outside, it's pretty here in san francisco. we have a flat wind out there. the sea breeze will be back. and we'll be looking at a very nice day today with about 70 degrees on the way. concord of course one of our warmer locations throughout the afternoon. temperatures will warm there into the low to mid-80s. should be a beautiful weekend, although it will get drier and drier in the upper elevations. the cooler weather comes into play into tuesday and wednesday,
when numbers will drop off. but not to be too long with that, because we'll rise back into the mid-80s. another look outside, and you'll see that we do have some fog in the distance there from our sutro tower camera and also on live doppler 7, you'll notice from the shoreline down to the central coast, over into the east bay, and it's been a little foggy. santa rosa and napa. that's not going to last too long. maybe the next hour or so, then things will continue to clear up and brighten up throughout your day. emeryville right now, were temperatures are ranges from upper 50s there. mid-50s san francisco, 60 in san jose with upper 50s from gilroy and half moon bay. just a moment ago, a very pretty picture, still nice. you'll notice the low clouds and fog partly over mt. tam. 52 in novato. it's 49 in santa rosa. longer nights are offering up cooler weather particularly in the north bay, with a little bit of fog. 60 concord and livermore. we are looking at plenty of
sunshine today. good air quality, and increasing fire danger as the winds shift around tonight into tomorrow out of the north and east. so that's going to allow the atmosphere to dry out. with those dry winds, yes, we could see some fires, hopefully not, but be advised. do be careful out and about today. mild and sunny weather for most of us over the weekend. we'll look for temperatures to come down even more so next week. let's check out those winds. throughout the day today and into tomorrow, you'll notice that when they pick up with the yellows here and the pinks offshore, it's through the oernight hours. and in fact into your sunday morning, we've got wind gusts over 20 miles per hour. inside the bay, not as breezy. that's why the warning is up for the higher elevations of the north and east bay hills. that fire weather watch. we will look for the atmosphere to continue to see the relative humidity drop to near 20% or less. as for today, with the lower temperatures, it looks pretty nice out there.
and the winds will be onshore. we'll see the sea breeze up to 20 miles per hour. 80 in san rafael. upper 70s on the peninsula. that really looks like to be a beautiful day, not only on the peninsula, but right here in cupertino where we have the festival of lights with mid- and upper 70s down to about 70 degrees by 6:00. and on sunday, the castro fair in san francisco, upper 60s to low 70s, looks like a nice afternoon. no fog to speak of. so enjoy it. overnight lows in the low to mid-50s. still some cool numbers in our north bay valleys. the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring 70s and 80s around the bay. inland, the coast will be sunny, in the 60s. remember, we'll see those breezy winds overnight tonight, mainly over the higher elevations. download our accuweather app to track those temperatures. we'll see them drop by the middle of next week to numbers just a little bit below average. it looks very pleasant each and every day. of course high fire danger, always september and october here. >> good to know, lisa, thank you.
when the warriors play their first preseason game at oracle arena tonight, something will be a little different. abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom was there as the team's high tech jerseys went on sale for the first time yesterday morning. >> reporter: for fans of the world champion wore yours, this one warriors, this one is hard to resist, even if your closet is full of dubs gear. say goodbye to adidas. the new official jersey from nike is on sale. >> we have to get the new ones now. >> reporter: they may look sharp in the stands, but they're made for the courts. >> it's lighter jersey, more sleek, handles sweat better. >> reporter: there are sponsor logos. >> the nike swoosh and the rakuten. >> reporter: if the new design isn't quite enough to get one of these in your collection, the warriors are hoping something else is. you can't see it immediately, but it's hidden inside this tag.
>> you tap it against the jock tag here. >> reporter: it's called nike connect. tap your phone on kevin durant's jersey. >> what up, dub nation? >> reporter: you can tap into everything you want to know about kd. >> you can see the players' music that they listen to, highlights, different offers tied to that player. >> it's pretty cool because you get to see highlights and you get to see some of his top plays. >> i just go to mba.com. >> reporter: ah, but mba.com won't have everything you can find in the app. >> if somebody is making a commitment to a player by buying their jersey, we think that's pretty cool. >> reporter: one more reason to collect all of them. >> i'll have to buy two more. >> reporter: don't worry. there is a microchip inside that tag. the warriors assure us it's washable. >> two seconds left, score! >> reporter: in oakland, jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. next, parades and dancing. how san francisco's chinatown will be transformed this weekend
welcome back, everyone. here are the winning numbers from last night's $20 million mega millions drawing. >> nobody picked all six. tuesday night's jackpot goes up to $25 million. san francisco's chinatown is celebrating the autumn moon festival this weekend. the official holiday isn't until wednesday. but the festivities are today and tomorrow. the opening parade kicks off
along grant avenue at 11:00 this morning. you can enjoy traditional dance and music on the main stage. there's also plenty of vendors selling moon cakes, art, and jewelry. a final weather check with lisa. >> we have a good looking weekend, although the winds will become a factor in the higher elevations, drying out our atmosphere again. a fire weather watch from 9:00 p.m. tonight to 9:00 tomorrow morning, north and east bay hills, wind gusts to 30 miles an hour. that brings down the humidity and we are so dry already. 75 today in oakland. 84 santa rosa. 78 palo alto. the seven-day forecast featuring similar temperatures each and every day over the weekend. but remember, it is going to be awfully dry tomorrow. the temperatures go down, the relative humidity goes up throughout next week, which of course we welcome in october and some cooler days. >> i know we'll be keeping an eye on high fire danger throughout the weekend. >> exactly. >> lisa, thank you. thanks for joining us on "abc 7 mornings" i'm chris nguyen alongside lisa argen.
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