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the day has finally arrived. two hours away from the polls opening for the midterm election. >> so much is at stake. we'll cover it all for you this morning. >> good morning. we're all decked out for election day. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. meteorologist mike nicco is here with the forecast as you head to the polls. hi, mike. >> hi, everybody. here's a look at live doppler 7. it is bone dry, light and variable winds. in fact, it is so dry out there, there's hardly a cloud to be found other than just a little around half moon bay. in the still of the night, temperatures are falling into the mid-40s to 50 and they'll hang around there through 7:00. 60s at the coast today. low to mid-60s. we'll be near 70 all afternoon around the bay and mid to upper 70s in our inland neighborhoods. back down with that earlier sunset, 53 by 7:00. we have one issue eastbound
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on the dumbarton bridge past the toll plaza. one vehicle involved here. that vehicle hit the center divide but it's contained to it the center 's tnd days. i'll keep an eye on that. overall we're seeing light volumes for the entire bay area. we'll take a look at the central valley drive coming up next. >> your voes, your vote. it is election day. the polls open at two hours. >> we've seen a big turnout in the south bay with early voting. matt keller is live in san jose. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, jessica and reggie. yeah, this is the big day. a lot of people, a record number of people registered to vote here in santa clara county. those polnd then people will be able to cast their ballots then. 4,000 election officers are
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ready to go to help at 849 the voter's office, they say the number of people turning in ballots has not matched up. >> with our highest registration in history, it would be great if we could get our highest turnout, but at this moment, we're about 60% to 70%, we believe. >> reporter: if you haven't registered to vote, can you still sign up for conditional registration, have a ballot printed and vote before tomorrow's deadline at 8:00. early voting sites in santa clara county -- i'm sorry, you can only do that here at the registrar of voter's office. that's the only place you can do that today. bottom line, there is no excuse for you not to vote. reporting live in san jose, matt keller, abc7 news. meanwhile, the big national story is the balance of power in congress. and weather the democrats can take back the house of
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representatives. right now republicans have 235 seats. democrats have 193 seats. there are seven vacant seats. all 435 seats are on the ballot today. either party needs 218 seats to control the house. with the latest projections, here's how things look right now. 168 seats are projected as solidly or likely republican. 194 seats projected as solidly or likely democrat. and that means democrats need to get 23 of the 73 seats in play to get control of the house. >> as jessica just mentioned, all 435 seats in the house of representatives are at stake today. so are 35 of the 100 seats in the senate. voters in 36 states, including right here in california, will be elected governors today. here are your candidates for governor. democrat gavin newsom and republican john cox.
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newsom has the lead going into the election today. that lead has been shrinking over the last several months. we have more on both candidates who spent time in the bay area on the eve of the midterm election. >> reporter: lieutenant governor gavin newsom taking the stage alongside his wife, senator camilla harris and governor jerry brown. >> what makes california great is at our best, we don't tolerate that diversity. we celebrate that diversity. >> reporter: in his run for governor, newsom's final election stop was at the chapel in san francisco's mission district. the city where newsom was born and served as mayor for six years. he spent much of the evening talking about immigration and discussing the caravan of central americans which has become a divisive campaign issue across the country. >> to absorb a few thousand refugees in a nation of hundreds of millions of people, just consider what this state has done in the last 15 years. this is a state that's brought in 112,000 refugees.
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>> reporter: newsom's opponent, republican gubernatorial candidate john cox, was in berkeley and sacramento monday, encouraging supporters to go to the polls. he also spoke about immigration and said he agrees with president trump, that the border needs to be protected. >> i won't hesitate to say something if the president does something i don't think is right. i happen to agree that we got to make sure we know who's coming into the country. >> reporter: but cox also said he does not want to, quote, disturb people already working in california. >> i want to have a guest worker program. but i want to get rid of criminals out of this state that would threaten us. so, i -- i'll take a backseat to no one in making sure this state has to be made secure. >> reporter: now, governor brown made a joke about newsom running for president in eight years and the crowd exploded into cheers, as did newsom's wife. now, cox actually criticized newsom today for having presidential ambitions, saying he, john cox, wants to fix california.
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that being governor is not just a rung on the ladder for him. in the news room, kate larson. back to you. facebook is taking down accounts that may be trying to interfere with the election. the company's cyber security team announced last night it's blocked 30 facebook accounts and 35 instagram accounts suspected of inauthentic behavior. >> u.s. law enforcement contacted facebook about the suspicious online activity. they're still investigating whether those accounts are linked to russia or other foreign entities. the department of homeland security issued a statement last night. saying our government agencies have been working to keeping our government agencies secure, writing in part, foreign actors, russia in particular, should continue to try to influence public sentiment and voter perceptions through actions of discord. you can still do last-minute research on all the propositions that matter to you. we have all the details at abc 7 is your home for live
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election coverage. abc news will have results of the biggest races around the nation at 5:00 p.m. and we'll have live local election throughout the night including on abc7 news at 9:00 p.m. on kofy tv and on abc7 news at 11:00. in concord, levivermore. 50 in hayward. 54 in san francisco. 56 in pacifica. those are our warm spots. novato, 39 degrees right now. here's a look at the golden gate bridge where the wind is calm. whether you're voting, exercising or playing on the bay, it is all good today. let's see how good it is in san francisco. 55 this morning. 65 at noon. heading towards 70 at 2:00. back to 65 at 4:00.
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about 55 at 8:00. across the bay we'll start at 54. we'll get to 69 at noon. warmer this afternoon. low to mid-70s around 2:00. dropping into around 70 at 4:00. look at this, 58 under the stars at 8:00. our last stop, let's go to the north bay. 52 this morning but we've seen there's some other areas that will be cooler than that at 8:00. look at these mid to upper 70s at noon and down to 54 by 8:00. enjoy the wonderful, quiet weather. we have a fire danger coming our way. i'll show you that coming up. here's alexis. enjoying a nice, quiet start on the roads as well. very few issues on the roads right now. hopefully we can hold onto this for a while longer. we have a little wait in the cash lanes on the bay bridge toll plaza but it's not terrible. we're waiting for those metering lights to turn on. yesterday it was 5:19. probably a similar time today. overall, though, we're looking at some pretty decent drive times. slight delays getting out of tracy today westbound 580 into
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dublin, 45 minutes. southbound 680, dublin to mission boulevard in the green at 15. northbound 85, 101 to cupertino in the green at 15 minutes. the san jose woman who was the focus of a statewide amber alert is now in custody in colorado. authorities issued the alert for diana moreira over the weekend. they say she took her two children on a supervise the visit. she was arrested in colorado springs yesterday. the children were found safe and unharmed. a woman says someone hacked her bank account through facebook. now facebook is responding with some advice. these cake misses are being concerns. we're meeting the single
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hacked her facebook account and sent her friends a weird link. the next day facebook sent her an e-mail saying her password had been reset and someone withdrew $1600 from her savings account. she says she doesn't share much information with facebook and no bank account -- or bank information, i should say, has been tied to her facebook account. >> my facebook just has rachel rivera and my birth date. it doesn't say the school, it doesn't say anything background about me. >> an fbi special agent says he's not sure exactly how it happened, but he says the hacker may have discovered rivera's password. he suggestswo regularly to prev hacking. i don't think election day cake is a thing, but in case it is, there's a possible salmonella contamination here. conagra recalled four kinds of
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duncan best if used by date march of 2019. they say the cake mix may be related to five cases of salmonella. whole grain cereals containing an ingredient related to cancer does not have to include a warning. the lawsuit argued under proposition 65, businesses must warn the public if products contain possible carcinogens. many whole grain cereals contain a chemical which federal and state agencies agree may cause cancer. a state appellate court said warning labels were not necessary because it may make healthy foods seem unhealthy. santa clara county and stanford university are looking to make it easier for sexual assault victims to get help. right now sexual assault
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forensic exams are only performed at valley medical clinic in san jose. by early next year, victims in the northern part of the county won't need to make that trek. the county is working with stanford university to open a new clinic for its students and sexual abuse victims. it will serve cities like palo alto, mountain view and more. >> more and more survivors are reaching out. they're not just saying, me too. they're saying, i need your help. i think there's a real opportunity to be curious about, can we expand the number of locations. >> the university has identified a space at the existing stanford hospital and clinics. now it falls on the county to make sure the right staff is in place. waymo says a test driver in an autonomous vehicle caused a crash that injured a motorcyclist. the ceo explains what happened on a blog post yesterday. he says the autonomous vehicle car lt to on el camino re.
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mein ymo'sver took control of the vehicle and moved to the right to try to avoid that crash. by doing so, hit a motorcyclist in that right lane. waymo says safety remains a top priority. in santa rosa, henhouse brewing is expanding. they plan to quadruple its production over the next two years. this will allow it to reach more of the bay area, including san jose and sacramento. the brewery first opened in 2011 and already serves six bay area counties. the company has about 50 employees right now and is part of the expansion, it plans to hire 40 more. in dasa rst lo winners of last month's $700 million powerball jackpot. >> here's marci gonzalez. >> i have been extremely blessed. >> this is the face of one of
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the biggest lottery winners in powerball history. >> nobody ever believed me. not at all. >> reporter: but lerynne west's celebratory stroll through confetti almost didn't happen. >> october 26th started out like most other days. >> reporter: the 51-year-old grandmother and single mother of three bought her local quick pick ticket at a pizza shop. >> i got a slice of pizza and said, oh, yeah, can i get a lottery ticket. >> reporter: she thought she put them in her purse but instead left them on the floor of her sister's truck. we'll introduce you to the winner coming up at 7:00 a.m. with your "gma first look," i'm marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> no, no, no. i would wear a wig. i would -- i would have like clown makeup on, a fake nose. you would never know that was me.
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>> you would never come forward. >> no. lerynne, you should have called me. >> congratulations to her, nonetheless. i bet she can celebrate real big with a lot of doughnuts today. a lot of us like to celebrate the silly national holidays and one is national doughnut day. >> yes. here's how one warriors player celebrated yesterday. this is damian jones. the goal was to eat this under two minutes. i'm not sure why that was the goal. but that was the goal. we're fast forwarding it so we don't waste any of your time. spoiler alert, he did it in 1:59. >> wow. >> congratulations? >> just in the nick of time. >> he looks happy with himself. >> i imagine he burns probably 1,000 calories at practice. >> he can afford it. >> looked like a fun time, though, didn't it? >> looke >>tdid. it's so dry, i thought i would show you where the rain is and where election results may be
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affected a little bit. the eastern seaboard, top to bottom. from the great lakes down to the gulf of mexico, we've got a line of showers and thunderstorms. you look back where we are, absolutely nothing. here in san jose, we're starting off about 56 degrees under clear sky and that will drop off in the next couple of hours. dry warm pattern is locked in. breezes develop and so does our fire danger tomorrow night through friday morning. i got a text from a twitter friend and says it's been 165 days since she's received rain at her house. that's a long time. and it's going to continue. 70 today in san francisco. we'll have low to mid-70s around the bay. mid-70s to even a few 80s showing up inland. mid-60s along the coast. for tonight, another cool one out there. low to mid-40s in our deepest north bay and east bay valleys. mid to upper 40s around the bay. 52, san francisco, warm spot and
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i wouldn't be surprised if some other neighborhoods in the north bay to east bay hills may be added to that as we get deeper into the forecast. so tomorrow's going to be a lot like today. we'll lose about 2 to 4 degrees at max. with our coolest day saturday and sunday. alexis? >> we've got one new issue in the east bay. not a lot of details in yet, but it does sound like we have some lanes blocked in a tough area. westbound 80 around mcbride in the richmond stretch there. we've got at least one lane blocked, possibly the two middle lanes. i'm working on confirming more details. you can see a little red and yellow filling in in that area. i'll have an update on that coming up in a few minutes. overall it's been a quiet start to the tuesday morning commute. walnut creek, southbound 680 filling in, but so far i'm not seeing any brake lights. overall we look great for mass transit. 42 trains in b.a.r.t., no dlays. ace 1 and 3 on time.
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normal service, should be a gorgeous day on the san francisco ferry. police in the north bay say an inmate started fires at sonoma county jail and 19 people ended up at the hospital. sky7 sky map shows you the scene. an inmate started two fires in the common areas around 10:00 yesterday morning. 14 deputies and 5 inmates had to be treated for smoke inhalation and all of them are expected to be okay. a federal trial is now under way over challenges to the government's decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census. several states and civil rights organizations claim commerce secretary wilbur ross added the question to make immigrants and their families less likely to fill out thess says the questio better enforce parts of the voting rights act, however six former census directors and an internal census analysis say the question would harm the count. 49ers' legend jerry rice was in the south bay for first and
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bowl. this happened yesterday. former players and fans teamed up to bowl for charity programs run by the 49ers' foundation. those in attendance enjoyed complimentary food, drinks and the chance to take photos with the team's five super bowl trophies. next, the seven things you need to know as you start your day. plus, this viral video is the start of a bad joke. why did the salmon cross the road? we have the answer and it's actually pretty logical. here's something that defies logic. two sisters born on the same day have a new bond
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morning. his opponent, republicanon cox, already voted after attending events in berkeley and sacramento yesterday. number three, a record 885,000 people are registered to vote in santa clara county. there are more than 800 polling places in that county. the polls for everyone open in an hour and a half at 7:00. number four, 56-year-old cesar sayock is due in court today in new york. he's accused of mailing more than a dozen pipe bombs last month. number five, the early results are in, whether you dry to vote for cooler weather and rain, it's just not going to happen. mother nature trumps all with grees autus in san francisco to in liv issue in the east bay. i still don't have many details but westbound 80 in san pablo, at least a couple lanes down near mcbride avenue. i know we have at least one
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vehicle involved, so i'm working on more information. right now that's causing about a five-minute delay. number seven, i'm not sure how i feel about this story, reggie. who says you have to cook thanks giving dinner? instead, pringles is making the flavors of thanksgiving available in stackable chip form starting today. turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie flavored chips go on sale. these pringles won't be found in the stores. you have to buy them online. then you can serve that to all of your friends and family. >> my friends invited me to thanksgiving dinner. josh and grant, ip know what i'm bringing. >> gross. people always say twins share a special bond, but now twin sisters from fresno share something they probably never thought they would. >> this is a truly remarkable story. they gave birth to their daughters on the same day. 23-year-old twin sisters were both pregnant at the time and their due dates were about two
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days apart, but it was a shock when they actually went into labor on the very same day. >> started having my -- i started spotting, so i knew i was going to be in labor. and then i told her and she was like, i'm having pain here and there, too. i might be in there with you, too. >> babies kendra and natalie were born this past sunday, just one hour apart. they were -- i should say one was seven pounds, the other was seven pounds, three ounces. and the cousins share birthdays just like their moms. very neat. coming back with another 90 minutes of news. minutes of news. the efforts lyft and scoot welcome to emirates mr. jones. just sit back, relax and let us entertain you... ...with over 3,500 channels of entertainment, including the latest movies and box sets from around the world. ( ♪ )
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new developments overnight in antioch. a stand offwith a man wanted for shooting an officer in the head has ended. the midterms have arrived. lines are already forming around the country as we count down to polls opening here in the bay area. how you can get to your polling place for free. and looking ahead to thanksgiving. if you don't feel like cooking, why not have some turkey-flavored ice cream? >> nope. >> we can talk about this later, but i have done this. i have done the ice cream thanksgiving meal and a review is coming up. >> are we invited again this year? >> no. you know i'm never invited to the same place twice. it's a thanksgiving tradition. >> except for right here. >> good morning, everyone, it's election day. is it going to be a nice day to get to the polls, mike? >> no weather worries. just a little cooler when you step outside. temperatures up to 11 degrees cooler under those clear, calm and cloud-free sky. you can see on live doppler 7.
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let me roll out some numbers for this tuesday election day. mid-40s to 50 at 7:00. we'll stay in the low to mid-60s at the coast. we'll be near 70 from noon to 4:00 in the bay. 73 to 76 inland after spiking in the upper 70s. back to 63 to 60 under the stars. get out and vote. how about traffic, alexis? >> we're starting to ramp things up. looking live at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights on at 5:23. that's stacking up into the maze. a couple slow spots on webb bound 80, near san pablo near mcbride. not a lot of information coming from chp, but two middle lanes are blocked, so that's backing up. westbound 80 in the fairfield area before travis boulevard, we had a solo vehicle crash and sounds like that has just cleared off to the shoulder. next traffic update coming up around 5:40. >> thank you. new developments in the east bay. a 32-year-old man wanted for
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shooting an antioch police officer in the head is now in custody. >> this is a five-hour standoff. it came to an end overnight. here's the amazing part. the police officer was not near deerfield drive and fawn hill way. it started around 8:00 last night when officers responded to about a dispute between neighbors. the antioch police chief says one of the neighbors showed a gun and then shot the officer, then barricaded himself in the home. some people who live in that area had to evacuate while others sheltered in place. >> then all of a sudden i'm out on my patio with my cats and i hear this, come out with your hands up, like two or three times i heard that. >> it's very quiet here, so it's a big surprise for us. >> so, again, the officer is okay. treated and released last night. the suspect is now in custody at the contra costa county detention facility. officials lifted the shelter in place for residents just about -- let's see, an hour and a half ago, about 4:00 a.m.
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your voice, your vote. it's election day. polls open at 7:00 a.m. across the country, voters are . >> more than 105 million americans are expected to vote. you're looking here at voters at a polling site at the brooklyn museum in new york. stephanie ramos is live for us in washington. >> reporter: jessica and reggie, the battle for this midterm has come down to on immigration for republicans and health care for democrats. but the president in the end motivating people from both parties to get out and vote. today president trump spends election day at the white house. he's back from his 44th rally of the 2018 campaign cycle. >> this is my last stop, right? >> reporter: in missouri he laid out the stakes of the election. >> we have to elect a republican congress. we have to do it. >> reporter: the president on his final push continuing to fuel fear about illegal
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immigration. >> democrats are inviting caravan after caravan. isn't that nice, of illegal aliens. >> reporter: there is no evidence democrats have anything to do with the caravan of migrants fleeing violence and poverty. the president telling sinclair broadcasting -- >> i would like a softer tone. >> reporter: but denies his rhetoric has emboldened racism in the country. former president obama out on the trail this past week, stumping for democrats and taking aim at president trump's lies. >> unlike some people, i just don't make stuff up when i'm talking. i've got facts to back me up. >> reporter: obama speaking to supporters monday in northern virginia, trying to help democrats win control of at least the house. all 435 seats in the house are up for voting and 35 seats in the senate. democrats need 23 seats to take back control of the house and they also need two seats in the
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senate. >> it's being called an election about everything but really it's about one big thing -- president trump. he is on the ballot, make no mistake about it. >> reporter: at least 36 million americans have already voted early this midterm. during the last midterm at this point, just 20 million had voted. live on capitol hill, stephanie ramos, abc7 news. one of the choices we'll be making today is the next governor of california. both candidates spent their last day before the election right here in the bay area. >> one of them will be casting their vote here this morning. that's why abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield is live for us in larkspur. >> reporter: good morning. gavin newsom and his wife live here in the north bay. they'll be voting here in larkspur this morning. his opponent, john cox, the republican running for governor, has already voted. he attended campaign events yesterday in berkeley and in sacramento. gavin newsom, the democrat
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running, held his final event in san francisco. in the mission district. governor jerry brown and senator camilla harris were there to share their support. both candidates have addressed the housing issue and the high cost of living in california. >> address the issue of affordability, the housing challenges in this state, the issues of mental health, the challenges of those struggling and self-medicating. >> this state has been made unaffordable and unlivable by the political class. that has to change. >> reporter: cox has said he is fighting san francisco values, a city he says has been run into the ground and a city that used to be run by gavin newsom. newsom rarely mentions cox. he instead talks a lot about fighting president donald trump. and many are talking about. newsom running for president in eight years. reporting live in larkspur, amy
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hollyfield, abc7 news. some extra eyes will be on the election in san mateo county. election observers from the department of justice's civil rights division will be supervising there. san mateo county is one of five counties in the state that has no polling places for today's election. instead, voters are required to mail ballots or drop them off at an election office. the monitor's focus is making sure those ballots are handled properly and election material is available in english, chinese and spanish. the polls open at 7:00 this morning and close at 8:00 tonight. if you have a vote by mail ballot, you can drop it off at any polling place by 8:00 p.m. you can still mail it as long as it's postmarked by today and received by friday. most mail-in ballots need extra postage. don't forget to sign the back of the envelope. some counties in the bay area pay for your postage. several companies are making it easy for you to get to the polls. ford go bike will let you check out a bike for free today.
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their bikes are docked in san francisco, san jose. lyft is giving 50% off all rides to the polls. uber is giving a $10 discount on a single ride to your polling place. in san francisco, scooter riders on skip can get a $5 credit for showing they rode a scooter to the polls. and if you use the company scoot, you'll get a free ride. lime scooters and bikes can also be ridden for free both to and from the polls today. stay with abc 7 live coverage. abc news will have results beginning at 5:00 p.m. we'll have live local election coverage througout the night, including on abc7 news at 9:00 p.m. on kofy and at 11:011:011:0 on abc7 news. check out all the blue across our neighborhoods. that has nothing to do with
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voting. that's because it's cool canner. up to 12 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. san francisco, the least amount of change from yesterday. we're in the low to mid-50s in most neighborhoods. ocean beach, the cool spot at 47. the warm spot, the ferry building next to the water, 58. heading to downtown, 56. 54 in presidio. belmont, 51. pittsburg, 55. here's a look at your commute. san mateo bridge, roads, mass transit, ferry ride. it couldn't be any easier weatherwise to get around. let's talk temperatures. we'll start in our microclimates on the peninsula. 55 at 8:00. 69 at noon and low 70s this afternoon. look how quickly we drop to appear by 8:00 this evening. east bay valley is 51. lunchtime, 73. maybe after work at 6:00, 65. 58 by 8:00. in the south bay, 52 at 8:00
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this morning if you're an early voter. if you do it during lunch, 73 degrees. after work, 65. 59 degrees also you should the stars at 8:00. also starting tomorrow night, the fire danger increases. we'll talk more about that coming up next. first want to bring alexis in here with a look at the commute. >> we have a couple slow spots. we have a couple trouble areas to get to. one is in the morgan hill stretch of northbound 101, actually north of morgan hill. we have a multicar crash involving three to four vehicles. it sounds like there may be two separate crashes in the same area. i think most of it is up on the shoulder. it really does not take much in this area to slow you down. you are heavy back into the san martin area. i'll keep an eye on that. as soon as we have more information from chp, i'll pass that along. en itting north into san jose, looking good. that's around the 880 split. starting at 280, 680 up to 880, starting to fill in but no major
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issues. westbound 80, highway 4 to the maze, 23 minutes. westbound 80 across the bay bridge, 16 minutes. the metering lights are on. southbound 101 san francisco to sfo, still in the green. several bay area landlords have to pay millions of dollars because of illegal airbnbs. what you need to know about short-term rentals. one issue people have with dockless
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"look what she's accomplished... she authored the ban on assault weapons... pushed the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act." california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate. california values senator dianne feinstein
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a fish hatchery specialist in washington state spotted more than a dozen salmon swimming across a highway on saturday in shelton, washington, where it's rained like 15 days in a row. the roadway was flooded because of that, which made the trek much easier for the mothers-to-be to get to thesual washington but sure makes for great video. yeah,thaline, too, if y want to that. re danger i10:00 tomorrow night
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through 7:00 friday morning. it spreads there in the central valley up to lake tahoe. 2.5 million under the threat of fire threat. low to mid-70s with afternoon sunshine in eureka. 73 in yosemite today. today is one of the warmest days in tahoe, 62. we'll be in the mid-40s thursday. mid-50s friday through monday. making snow every day. >> thank you, mike. in the north bay the man suspected of a deadly shooting inside a detox center is in custody. davance lamar reed was arrested during a pursuit not related to the shooting yesterday morning. during questions, detectives say he made comments that tied him to the shooting at helen vine rehabilitation center. two victims are recovering.
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one woman recovering had dated reed and the other works at the detox center. two lappndlords will pay $25 million in fines. they turned 14 units across the city into what amounted for hotel rooms for almost a year. in 2015 the couple was ordered to stop using their properties as short-term rentals on airbnb and the city attorney's office says they continued to do it, despite the injunction. they are now barred from offering any short-term rentals in any of their buildings for at ast s nts en't even old enough to vote will be working the polls on this election day. >> the department of elections hired 600 students as part of a program that's been around for years. those students who must be at least 16 years old will do things like help voters sign in and issue and collect ballots. >> we know this is something
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that will affect us in the future. that's why we're interested in it and working the polls. >> i'm working for my city. i get to be a part of that process that i always hear about and see it from a different perspective. >> that's a great program. they're beginning their day very early. those student poll workers begin in less than half an hour at 6:00 and stay until 9:00 tonight. the pay is $142 for the day or $152 if they're bilingual. high school and college students across the country will march from the classroom to the polls today. the future coalition is organizing the walk out to vote. this is video of other walkouts, students part of the coalition have organized recently. this movement follows the deadly parkland school shooting. more than a dozen schools in the bay area plan to participate in the walkout at 10:00 this morning. lime says it's making safety a priority. in a blog post published yesterday, the company announced a new $3 million campaign called respect the ride.
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lime will give free helmets to the first 25,000 scooter and bike riders who pledge to abide by traffic laws. ambassadors will educate riders about scooter safety and lime plans to hold a summit focused on bike and scooter safety. with halloween in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to thanksgiving. a san francisco ice cream shop is offering a creamy alternative to the turkey dinner. salt and straw is offering a five-course frozen ice cream feast, including sweet potato casserole with maple pecans, goat cheese pumpkin pie, rosemary and sage stuffing, and they do have a thanksgiving turkey flavor. >> i'm okay with all of it. >> yeah. i told you earlier that i've done it. >> how was it? >> i bought all the flavors for thanksgiving a few years ago because. it's ate portland-based ice cream place. now they have san francisco branches. delicious. >> does it taste like the actual
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item -- >> saw in the straw is always accurate in its flavors. they use the actual ingredients. >> sounds delicious. >> it is. >> it would be hard to get over the texture of turkey-flavored ice cream. >> i'm not on board. >> you're also talking to the person who ate the one with bugs in it. >> turkey sounds pretty good. >> that's true. that's a good point. let's talk about what's going on weatherwise. a whole lot of sunshine on top. hopefully you like that flavor because it's hanging around all week. san rafael clear at 48 degrees right now. low humidity, warm sunshine for today. calm, cool, lacking clouds. it will be cool again like in the 30s and 40s in our deepest valleys like we're dealing with this morning. tracking the fire danger. so as far as our highs go for today, a lot of mid to upper 70s in the south bay with san jose at 76. a couple places barely cooler. santa cruz and milpitas at 72. low to mid-70s most of the peninsula today.
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millbrae and immediate neighbors, a touch cooler, upper 60s. mid-60s along the coast. not as breezy as yesterday nor the fog we dealt with early yesterday either. 70 in downtown san francisco. along the east bay shore, richmond and san leandro, 71. oakland and fremont at 74. warm spots, 77 in san ramone to brentwood at 81. here's a look at tonight's temperatures. a few upper 30s in the same spots as this morning. maybe around novato and petaluma. mid to upper 40s around the bay. san francisco, low 50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast, more of the same as the pattern is stuck tomorrow. we'll pull back the temperatures ever so slightly for thursday, friday, saturday, sunday and monday. still above average and no rain. >> good morning. i do have an update to a crash we've been following in the east
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bay. sounds like multiple vehicles were involved, westbound 80 near mcbryde. not huge delays. maybe five extra minutes as you leave the highway. looking at westbound 92, i believe we have a problem on the san mateo bridge. it's not registered with chp yet. according to our partners at waze, we have a disabled vehicle blocking the middle lane around the high rise. you can see things are starting to stack up to the toll plaza. let's take a look at the drive time. no issues for westbound 580, richmond to san rafael bridge, seven minutes. 22, westbound 92 to san mateo bridge. new at 6:00, a health alert about energy drinks you need to hear before your next workout. amazon continues to toy with the emotions of entire cities. plus, 7-eleven taking a page out of amazon's book. >> what is
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time check, 5:44 on this tuesday. mt. tam is bouncing a little bit, but it will bounce more tomorrow with that fire danger. we have a cool start but a warm ending. temperatures 4 to 12 degrees above average. still can't wear the sweaters yet, jessica, reggie. >> that's okay. i don't mind that. mike, thanks. a pod of humpback whales put on quite the show in norway. >> if you look at the screen, you'll see the fish jumping out of the water. they're trying to escape, but it's too late. the whales appear out of nowhere. here it is in slow motion. a pod of six whales explode fro
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as they can. whales use this teamwork to try and capture all the fish. that slow-motion video giving you a great look at how they do it. when it comes to amazon's second headquarters, apparently they're interested in sharing the wealth. "the wall street journal" says amazon is considering splitting up its headquarters at two locations, one in crystal city just outside washington, d.c., and the other in queens in new york city. the plan would be to have 25,000 employees in each city and this would help with employee recruitment and it wouldn't inundate one city with all 50,000 workers. amazon says it does not -- it's not commenting on the rumors and speculation, so we still have to wait. >> got a lot of people excited. 7-eleven is following amazon's lead and going to try the grab and go at some stores. we mean the ability to walk out of the store with an app instead of paying a cashier. they'll be able to scan the
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items as they walk through. you can also checkout through your phone. things like alcohol and slotry tickets will still need the assistance of a cashier. testing will be done i t expand to other u.s. cities next year. to our resident lover of all things grocery store, miss alexis le you still ha t your phone, at 7-eleven? i did check out amazon go and you just go. >> still feels like shoplifting. >> it sounds like we have a disabled vehicle westbound 92 near the high rise. san mateo bridge is heavy. i believe the middle lane is blocked. you're jammed back to the toll plaza now. that's definitely one of our biggest slowdowns. a couple of our earlier prisons in the east bay are clearing up. i'll talk about those at 6:00. now let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. >> let's talk more about that
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fire danger. humidity, 10% to 15%, winds gusting to 35 miles an hour. 10:00 tomorrow evening the winds are just getting started, 15 to 20 miles an hour. they expand and spread. by 7:00 thursday morning, we're hitting 25 to 35 easily across the north bay mountains. also the east bay hills and diablo starting to expand. they'll push during the day thursday. once the sun sets, they pick up once again and spread farther across the north bay mountains. that's another heightened area of when the fire could break out and spread rapidly. have to be careful. >> mike, thank you. america has a new sexiest man alive. this year's winner and how he's reacting to the news next at 6:00. plus, our coverage of midterm election voting under way right now on the east coast. the warning about violence from the fbi and why experts say you should head to the polls anyway. and as we go to commercial,
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now at 6:00 -- election day in america. voting under way on the east coast. lines forming at polling places from new york to florida. on the west coast, we have an hour to go before the polls open. >> that's right. good morning to you. thanks for joining us on this tuesday, november 6th, election day. >> that's right. we are outfitted in red, white and blue as you can see all over your screen. you're never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. here's mike nicco. >> i want to show you the winds on live doppler 7.ele' ao out ere. hi pressure locked in on us. the air is dryer and cooler than it was this time yesterday. dress for temperaturesn


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