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snow overnight. look, it's really coming down. can we expect more? meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast where you live. good morning to you on this tuesday february 5th. >> i think it's beautiful. i'm glad we're inside in the studio right now, just looking at it on the screen. you're never more than 7 minutes away from the accuweather and it's a wild one. hi, mike. >> i would actually like to be out in it. truth be told, i'd love to be out experiencing this, playing in it, working in it. you bet. just got a report from waze or waze sent it to alexis and she gave it to me there's hail on the altamont pass. you can see that's definitely white. 760 foot elevation.
we've had snow lower than that. you see the north bay clearing up, other than the mountain. after 10:00 it will head further south and taper. everything on my storm impact scale is around the morning hours for rain showers, snow sticking at our highest peaks. matt keller at the santa cruz mountains where it is snowing right now and sticking. here is a look from the east bay hills. rain and snow at 7:00, the chance will taper. a mix of sun and clouds this afternoon and a high near 50. here is alexis. >> good morning, mike. we're looking at soggy conditions. not seeing snow, sthangfully. we are seeing wet roadways. that is a tongue twister at 5:00 a.m. i did double-check, no metering lights but it does look heavy pretty early. normally that doesn't happen
until 5:20,ee if they have to t those on. no issues on the bridge but high wind advisory issued once you make it on the span. ace canceled due to a freight train derailment in the area. the union pacific main line is fully blocked. they should give us updates on the other ace trains in a few minutes. as soon as we get that info we'll pass it along to you guys. >> thank you. right now snow on the ground in santa cruz mountains. >> matt keller is live there. >> hi. you want to know how i feel on the inside? this is how i feel on the inside. frozen, cold. i actually put this together and spent the last 15 minutes with my hands on the truck's heater trying to warm them up. the snow seems like it's just stopping. we had light snow for the last 10 minutes or so. plows came through again on highway 17. caltrans has been parked up here at the summit. every time it snows they come through with those plows just to
make sure the snow is taken off the roadway here. chp also pacing all of these cars, making sure everybody is going slowly over the santa cruz mountains because it can be extra dangerous when it rains. i'll be honest with you, it's so rare when it snows, i'm not sure how it is when it snows. it can't be good. it's terrible when it rains. it's certainly cold. we've been seeing snow come through. really sticking on the ground, it's beautiful up here. it really is amazing. you think someone would wear gloves when they are coming up here. i could not find mine last night. i searched through the closet, the trunk of my car. i couldn't find them. i would recommend anyone coming up here to check out the snow, bring gloves. it is certainly cold. cold enough to snow. when you're coming up here, be extra safe, drive slowly and bring those gloves. back to you in the studio. >> put your hands in the pocket. >> your snowman, that's some skills right there for a man who doesn't make them. we're impressed.
the snow was falling in the east bay overnight. >> abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield has been on the search for it. she joins us live from livermore. hi, amy. >> good morning, jessica. i've got some pretty pictures to show you. look at this video of snow falling in, can you believe it, the livermore valley. that's how much cold and precipitation there was overnight all around 1:30. it was on the road close to the vineyard. just a few miles away. there was enough for it to accumulate, or a few inches of it. some of it looking so pretty on the pine trees there. we did spot a four-legged friend who doesn't quite know what to do with all of this. he illustrates how we all kind of feel about this. this does make driving dangerous. mines road is not a heavily traveled road at this hour. we just drove s out on the road. we took it very slowly. i'm sorry to report our flash of having a winter wonderland has
come and gone. the snow has melted. it just wasn't cold enough here for it to stick on the ground through the morning. so it is gone. we do want to warn there could be black ice remaining because of this weather we've had. while driving we did experience freezing rain hitting our windshield. atmosphere morning to be very careful. it is unpredictable. definitely weather we are not used to. it is still very cold. it's kind of surprising the snow is already gone. don't let that pull you into thinking it's warm out her, you do want to warm up. reporting live, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. amy, thank you. take a look at this. in sausalito, wet and icek conditions led to this crash between two cars on 101. take it slow out there. messy mixture of rain and hail covered exits last night making driving especially treacherous. one driver was taken to the hospital with a minor injury.
three lanes of southbound 101 were closed for more than an ho hour. it's reopened now. >> this was not donor pass, it's mount diablo in the east bay. snow started falling yesterday afternoon. park rangers locked the gates to keep people from crowding the mount diablo parking lot summit. they walked at the ba-- parked at the base and walked in. >> we would like to see your pictures. post them with hashtag abc now. you can track nap abc app. this is video from the vigil outside uber's hub in daly city. a 43-year-old man was killed when 21-year-old kayla wilson from san jose hit his minivan
head on. this happened sunday on highway 101 in san francisco. wilson also died. nine others were hurt, including several passengers in his vehicle. >> when we do that, we're putting our lives at risk for the better of our community. something like this tragically happens. >> the chp is still investigating whether alcohol or drugs played a role. a gofundme campaign to help etimad's family has raised $170,000. a doll continue fa washed ashore on baker beach has died. this is video you see only on abc news. workers from the marine mammal center found the dolphin pleading from the tail area. vets sedated it and took it to their facility in sausalito. unfortunately it didn't survive. when animals come out of the water they typically have severe health issues. atherton, police are on high
alert. police report 22 home burglaries last year and five this year with more than $1 million worth of property stolen. they say 63% of the homes burglarized did not have activated alarm systems. police are also looking into a connection between residents requesting ride sharing to sfo and burglarized days later. >> there have been a couple instances where people were going out of up to and did use ride services. it's definitely concerning. we'd like to be table to catch them. we'd like to be able to put a stop to it. >> police are working to identify the suspects from a recent break-in caught on surveillance. they are reminding residents to stay vigilant. >> all right. never more than 7 minutes away from accuweather forecast. hey, matt, if you're watching us in the truck or on our app, you're about to get snowed on again as another shower moving through bolder creek and heading to the summit on 17th. get ready for another round of snow. we've got rain in san jose. willow glen, center road, them m
quickly snow up to mount hamilton. we've got rain only 880, 580, hayward, oakland, san mateo bridge, san mateo belmont. in the lower elevations we're dealing with what you're seeing here on the embarcadero in san francisco. that is slick streets. caution for the morning hours, the wet and frozen conditions. east bay 39 to 44, 8:00 to 10:00 with a chance of showers. then a mixture of clouds and sunshine. we'll reach about 51 this afternoon dropping quickly in the 40s at 8:00. if you've been dying to wear that sweater or heavier coat, today is one of those days to break out some of the clothes we haven't had to wear all season so far. chance of showers 8:00 to 10:00 on the peninsula. then we hover near 50 this afternoon with a little more sunshine. under the stars 45 by 8:00. in the south bay 40, chance of showers. lower elevations.
higher elevations still have snow possible on either side. look at this, just mid-40s through the afternoon hours with a mixture of sun and clouds. i do promise warmer weather and no more winter weather in accuweather forecast. here is alexis. >> a sig alert in the north bay due to icy cancer on northbound 101. just past golden gate bridge near alexander in sausalito. that is a sig alert. three lanes block. that has not caused a back-up all morning. i've been keeping an eye on that. the bridge south of the toll plaza looking like rain here. i'm not seeing anything frozen. that being said, there could certainly be black ice in the area so slow down. westbound 580 to dublin quite heavy, hate along altamont pass, 55 minutes for you. southbound 680, dublin to mission boulevard in the green at 17, northbound 85, 101 to cupertino just 16 minutes. >> alexis, thank you. self-driving car problem. what one expert thinks could end up happening if vehicles can't find a parking spot.
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coming up on 5:14. my concerns hydroplaning this morning. snow on the roads in the mountains. theres a high concern for that. flooding on the roads if you get under one of these cells there could be minor ponding. downed trees and flooding nonexistent. we'll have more on the storm coming up next. new overnight at least 10 people are dead, dozens others injured following an apartment building fire in paris. police arrested a 40-year-old woman for arson. officials say she has a, quote, history of psychiatric problems and that she was drunk when officers arrested her near the building. this is the deadliest fire in paris since 2005. >> new this morning we've learned a lifelong dodger fan died days after a foul ball hit her in the head. our sister station reports linda goldblum celebrating her 59th
birthday and anniversary with her husband in august. the 93 miles an hour foul ball went over protective netting and hit her in the head. she was rushed to the hospital but died four days later. the coroner said the cause of death was blunt force trauma. a mural of former 49ers quarterback was destroyed last week when crews tore down a building. it was about a mile from where the super bowl was played. artists have responded by putting up new murals including this one. a total of eight are planned at different locations throughout the city. the iconic duck boats are planning to carry new england patriot in boston. this is the sixth parade. this year the team will not have a rally at the end of the parade. officials executive huge crowds once again. past parades have drawn half a million to 1 million spectators. mayor walsh is warning them not
to throw beer cans at the team. does that -- >> it does happen. >> they are on duck boats? a classy affair. >> judgmental? >> never. >> never. >> fresh off his record breaking sixth super bowl win quarterback tom brady is opening up. >> he is talking about the game and more in an exclusive interview with michael strahan tod today. >> a lot of people, myself included, call you the goat, greatest of all time. >> i don't like it. it makes me cringe. >> really? maybe you shouldn't be so good. have you thought about that. >> i wish they would say, you're trash, too old, can't get it done anymore. i would say, thanks, you're wrong. >> you're driven by criticism more than success. >> absolutely. >> you can watch strahan's full interview. it starts at 7:00 right after abc 7 mornings. >> where are we? disney world. >> too bad our girls aren't here
with us. >> toy story rides. >> toy story is here. >> that's right. >> this is pretty cute. >> ahead of today's parade in boston, tom brady and mvp julian edelman celebrated their title at disney world. edelman posted these videos on instagram and they were the grand marshals of the parade in magic kingdom. they hopped on rides, as you saw, showed off their lightsaber skills and full jedi apparel. they just had a ball at the park. >> that's really cool. i'm surprised. i thought they would take their kids. i'm surprised that's not a thing. >> they were buddies hanging out at disney world. >> a bro trip. >> quick one, obviously, because they have to be back for the parade. >> i assume. >> maybe that's it. the kids will slow you down a little bit, maybe. i don't know. let's take a look what's going on. hi, everybody. you know what may slow you down this morning, looking for snow. keep your eyes on the road. it will be wet.
sutro tower is pretty quiet. we've got showers with wintry mix. this afternoon you put the wet weather gear and put sunglasses away for clouds and sunshine. freezing cold for a lot of us the next two flights. even on the peninsula. we're going to have freezing cold temperatures. make sure the heaters are working well. grab the extra blanket tonight or tomorrow night. france of rain, friday, saturday, sunday. look at this, mcarthur boulevard, doppler says there's a little snow falling on you right now. that goes down to castro valley and through the dublin grade. slow down and enjoy it. it's a rare treat we get to see it if it is coming down to that elevation. you could see up in the north bay a lot quieter. over the ocean the best chance of showers not only today, this afternoon, but also during the overnight hours. here we are at 5:00, all the way to 9:00. can you see along the coast and definitely santa cruz mountains and diablo range have the best chance of showers and snow showers. can you see by noon it's just
about over. as we head into the afternoon hours we start to destabilize the atmosphere once again. a few showers in the north pay at 5:00. then as we head over the ocean, that's where they will be during the overnight hours. look at these temperatures, redwood city 32, san mateo 39, san rafael 38. those are warmer spots. if you're inland you're likely freezing tonight and tomorrow night. look at highs in the low- to mid-50s. that's warmer than today. we'll stay in the low- to mid-50s with chilly rain friday, saturday, and sunday. alexis. >> taking a look at the roads. i have two new spinout crashes to tell you about. maybe some folks who were not driving for conditions here today. this started off as solo vehicle crash. unfortunately this person took a couple vehicles out with him when he started spinning across the roadway. 101 near ralston blocking one lane. so far not causing a back-up. we also have reports of a person traveling at a high rate of speed, spun across all lanes and landed on the shoulder.
lost a tire southbound 680 before el pintado. take it easy and know roadways could be slick today. unfortunately no new information for ace. ace 1 has been canceled due to a freight train derailment in stockton. the entire union pacific main line is blocked. no way for ace to get around that. we're waiting for updates on 3, 5, and 7. no word whether it will be able to run. thank you. the company behind the sales force in san francisco is looking to attract major tech companies with a mega office in downtown san jose. they have proposed a development that could contain 1.8 million square feet of office space according to our media partners at mercury news. up to 9,000 people could work on the campus, could be located near san carlos street. >> if you think traffic is bad now, a surge of self-driving cars in the future could make things worse doubling traffic in
san francisco. a professor at uc santa cruz predicts cars will slow streets and traffic to a crawl. the reason? he says self-driving cars don't need to park. they canavd expensive parking fees by cruising around. the professor proposes congestion driving including charging drives a fee for miles driven. it >> some things to work out. tesla buying a battery company as it looks to trim cost and ramp up production. tesla is said to be paying $218 million in stock. the electric carmaker has been looking for ways to improve battery life while reducing the time it takes to recharge. this deal is expected to go through by the end of june. sierra nevada beer company has acquired gluten-free offers. the chico-based brewery
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close enough. heading out the door tou go. we start with weather. through, then it turns to pink, which is a wintry mix, then white, which is snow in some of our higher elevations in santa cruz mountains and hail in the altamont pass. so watch out. it is really dicey this morning. this will continue through at least 10:00. >> yes. be careful on the roads. i have a little bittersweet news. in the east bay we had winter wonderland overpass. we saw some snow. we can report it's gone now, unfortunately in the livermore valley. it's still very cold out there in that area. so take a scarf, take a hat and some gloves. >> number three snowing at the summit in santa cruz. abc news was there when it started coming down this morning. don't have pictures of it but it looked like this. >> it's white and stuck on the ground for a little bit. yes. just like that. >> hi, alexis. >> hey there. number four here this morning, of course the weather is ipacting the roads.
we actually do have some ice in the north bay. that is causing sig alert northbound 101 just past alexander avenue in sausalito. left lanes closed, hasn't caused collision this morning. so far no backups. number five oakland teachers will rally one day after 59% of them authorized a strike. there's no date yet set for a walkout. the teachers union and district have been locked in a bitter labor fight for quite some time. number six, president trump will deliver his annual state of the union address. it was delayed a week because of the government shutdown. you can watch it at 6:00 on abc 7. family around the world celebrating lunar new year today. this year is the year of the pig which represents fortune and wealth. there is going to be a parade in san francisco's chinatown this morning. >> that was seven things you need to know without music or video. >> you're welcome. if you're looking for a new
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the santa cruz mountains. you see more snow coming down. abc news reporter matt keller has a closer look at the conditions this morning. we'll see him out in the snow in just a second. >> he made a snowman. it's pretty impressive. >> good morning, tuesday february 5th. >> you're never more than 7 minutes away from accuweather forecast. today's forecast very exciting both on the roads. unfortunately you've got to be careful. >> gorgeous. so giddy. i'm like a little kid. i want to be matt keller today. >> national weather person today. >> it is. >> we should send you out in the snow. >> come on. >> i'd be happy to switch with matt. i'd at least have my gloves, matt. we're going to show him in a second, live doppler 7 is showing another batch of snow rolling through. right now talk about the altamont pass. some waves. users were saying reports of hail.
they told alexis. live doppler 7 showing snow. just east of san leandro into castro valley, snow right there in the dublin grade. there you go. there's the snow falling on matt this morning at the summit on highway 17. winter weather advisory, snow in the highest elevations. everything on the storm impact scale is this morning. showers will taper in the south by noon for sure. alexis. >> all right. taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights officially on at 5:26 this morning. definitely getting busy here. maybe a little heavier than it typically is on the approach this morning. unless you're using carpool lanes you'll have a bit of a wait. drive times looking good. all things considered 680 walnut creek to dublin, santa rosa to san francisco 51. i know they are pacing and slowing down through santa cruz
mountains due to snow, 17 highway 1 to los gatos, no delays. thanks. you are waking up to a rare morning in the bay area. >> matt keller live in the santa cruz mountains. matt, what does it look now that the snow is back? >> the snow is back, coming down heavily here. you can see, it's nice to hear from alexis saying everything is clear on 17 because the sfo is sticking on the ground. we've been seeing the snowplows coming through here. i'm seeing caltrans just up the road here on 17 starting to move. so they will be coming through and plowing. they have been doing that all morning long as the snow has really just picked up in the last three, four minutes here on highway 17 at the summit. can you see people are taking it slow. chp also pacing people, making sure that people are taking it slow. obviously a lot of people enjoy this. this is really beautiful and it's rare up here in the santa cruz mountains.
it happens every once in a while, but not too often. a lot of people up in the mountains are enjoying this. the commute, of course, is going not people are able to drive it safely. as you can see it's starting to accumulate on the road. this is probably the heaviest it's been this morning. i expect to see those snowplows come through. chp actually ended up closing highway 17 in both directions last night, just after midnight. they close it for a half hour before the snowplows in place. those caltrans snowplows are in place. the wind is picking up as well. it's blowing that snow into my face, which doesn't feel so great. it is beautiful up here. i wish i wore gloves. my snowman is doing pretty well. he survived for at least a half hour. i'm sure a lot of people will be making their own snowman up here this morning. back to you in the studio. >> yeah. he needs some friends out there. all right, matt. thank you. stay warm. coming down pretty good right now. her is video of snowfall in the north bay as well. 2 to 3" sticking to highway 29
in napa county, north of calistoga. snow fell around 1:00 a.m. in that area. >> check out pictures of snow and hail across the bay area. they have #abc7now. we would love if you added it to our collection. we'll look for it and put it on tv or the web. happening today president trump will delive his highly anticipated state of the union address. >> it was delayed because of the partial government sthutdown. abc news reporting live in washington with what we can expect from the president. monday a . >> reporter: good morning, jessica, reggie. the white house says the president will focus on five key issues, trade, immigration and national security. however, the president also teased possibly dropping a bombshell. on the greatest political stage, in front of both chambers of commerce, president trump will deliver his second state of the union address. the first before the newly democratic-run house speaker
pelosi sitting directly behind him. on the heels of the longest government shutdown in history. the white house says president trump will strike a conciliatory tone and call for unity in an attempt to mend the partisan divide. >> it's going to be a speech that's going to cover a lot of territory but part of it is going to be unity. >> in the past few days the president has set a different tone publicly considering to use the speech to declare a national emergency over his divisive border wall. >> i don't want to say but you'll hear the state of the union and then you'll see what happens right after the state of the union. okay? >> a move even opposed by some members of his own party. democrats have chosen former gubernatorial candidate stacey abrams it deliver the rebuttal. abrams will be the first african-american woman to do so. democrats intend to use plus one to send a message. alexandria ocasio-cortez will
bring the woman who accused brett kavanaugh and others will bring workers who worked on trump properties. mona abdi, abc 7 news. we'll be watching. sparking nationwide protest in the bay area, the group refuse fascism is holding the protest in san francisco to demand the removal of president trump and vice president mike pence from office. organizers hope to, quote, end this nightmare and encourage people to join in. the protest starts at 5:30 at union square. congresswoman jackie speier visited abc news and she says she does not expect any surprises during president trump's state of the union address. >> i think he's already programmed. if you listen to his interviews, he says the same things over and over and over again. in part because he's a branding expert. you say something, even if it's not true, 10 or 20 times, people begin to say it is true.
so i don't expect anything enlightening. >> an oakland nurse deported and allowed back into the u.s. will attend the state of the union. the chronicle reports maria sanchez was invited to washington as congresswoman barbara lee's guest. she represents a human counter-point to the president's hard line immigration policies. mendoza sanchez was deported to mexico in 2017. her daughters were left behind in oakland. she then applied for a high-skilled visa and was allowed to return to the u.s. last year. coverage of president trump's state of the union address gips -- begins at 6:00. you can watch it on abc 7. we will stream it live on abc news app and abc7news.com. in east bay oakland teachers will hole a rally at the city council meeting, one day after 95% of teachers authorized a strike. no date for a walkout. they have been locked in a bitter labor fight.
teachers want a 12% raise over three years. the district is offer 5% over that period. union leaders warn a strike could happen by the end of the month. union leaders are optimistic a deal can be reached. issues in oakland similar to the ones that led to the l.a. teacher strike last month. tens of thousands of teachers demanded higher pay, smaller class sizes and an increase in support staff. that strike ended after six d s days. >> all right. never more than 7 minutes away from accuweather forecast, my frigid forecast. half moon bay and san mateo on 92 near summit boulevard, highway 35, could be snow mixing in with that right now. so we move over across the bay. we've got a lot of rain in the lower elevations on 880,92, dumbarton bridge. look as you try to head 84 towards sunol, possibility of snow mixing in there, also dublin grade. if you're one of those that uses
shortcut from san ramon, castro valley, could be snow for you also. when is the last time you drove through snow in the bay area. lower elevations, definitely wet. everything with the commute planner has to do with this morning in the rain and snow. now, as we head towards 10:00, things start to taper. look at this in the east bay. by noon starting to see sunshine and 49, 51, 45 at 8:00. here is a look at the north bay. the first to clear out. you're 34 this morning. 10:00, 40, you'll hang out in the mid-40s through the better part of the day. trying to reach 50 by 4:00, down to 40 this evening. san francisco you may reach r50 but only for a couple of hours. get ready for mid to upper 40s. grab that heavy coat and patience because it's raining and snowing in the bay area. combo. >> fortunately we don't have a ton of crashes so far today. so we'll talk about a couple of them. we do have a spinout crash where
a vehicle lost control and hit a couple other vehicles on the way to the shoulder there. southbound 101 before ralston avenue. sounds like fire crews are there and blocking the lane. hopefully they will clear those lanes soon. we do have some type of hazard. sounds like a large piece of metal debris. possibly one or two vehicles hit that eastbound 580 before foothill road. trying to confirm if we have any lanes blocked but definitely seeing a delay on that approach. we'll have at least one shut down in that area. quick update on ace. ace 1 was canceled this morning. there was a freight train that derailed in stockton and that was blocking union pacific main line. no way for ace trains to get around that. we did just talk to ace. they said ace 3 is officially delayed right now. they may have to cancel that one as well. we are standing by for information. next traffic update coming up in a few minutes. thanks, alexis. a missing san francisco couple found safe.
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and l.a. are going to get snow today and eventually tonight it will translate into the high country and stay there. if you're thinking about traveling today, tonight, tomorrow, i wouldn't try it. you're going to run into snow covered roads and black ice. wednesday will be slippery but at least it will be less likely to deal with anything like we're seeing today with this winter storm warning through 4:00. a look at tahoe right now. you can see the snow off in the distance. we get a break thursday. showers develop friday and more light to moderate snow this weekend. >> thank you, mike. an aviation expert says he's confident investigators will figure out why a plane broke apart in the air in southern california. he says midair breakups usually leave telltale signs in the plane's metal. the plane slammed into a home in yorba linda just after takeoff sunday. the pilot and four people inside the home were killed as they were holding a super bowl party. officials say the pilot 75-year-old antonio passtini was
commercially licensed. ntsb collected debris transported to phoenix for investigation. a couple in san francisco back with their family after surviving several days stranded in snow. 18-year-old maya and her boyfriend carlos were on a camping trip. they left for mendocino on thursday. their families got worried when the couple did not return friday as planned. search crews found the two yesterday inside their jeep stuck in snow. they were safe and in good spirits. updates to san jose's abandoned shopping cart program could be coming this week. one councilmember is recommending new rules for the ordinance to keep carts off city streets and hold all retailers accountable for their property. he says abandoned carts create a nuisance and potential hazards to the health and safety of the public. the city council meets tomorrow. the arizona teenager who found the facetime bug is up for a big reward. 14-year-old grant thompson and his mother have reportedly met with a high-level apple exec. they talked about grant's
eligibility for the company's bug bouncy program. that could pay him anywhere between $25,000 and $200,000 depending on the level of the flaw. this flaw was pretty big, so i'm guessing it's going to be closer to $200 k. >> i hope so. good for him and his mom. >> he can probably put that in his resume. hire me, i'm the one who found the huge bug. >> maybe they are writing his name down. look him up in about >> training for bugs. >> camp for 1 1/2-year-old. >> they have coding toys for young kids now. >> fascinating. >> perfect. i'm in. >> we were joking. >> i know. >> how about that. >> sounds like a good present coming your way, 1 1/2-year-old present. sure. look what's going on this morning. you're never more than 7 minutes away from this. right now let up a little bit at
the summit in santa cruz mountains. who is the photojournalist? do we know who is with him this morning? they are bracing the snow. ian is with him. it came downside ways for that for sale sign to have snow on it. i'll show you in a second. a morning wintry mix. but it's morning. this afternoon, sunglasses because we'll have clouds and sunshine. freezing cold for many neighborhoods the next two nights. black ice may be an issue. chance of rain friday, saturday, sunday. here is a look alt kirker pass, antioch and concord, may be snow falling on top of that. definitely mount diablo. see that snow, another patch heading for matt. every time it snows, the plows come through. it snows, the plows come through. that's going to be the case for the early morning hours. here we are at 5:30 this morning, another batch rolling through.
9:00 the best chance is going to be again in the santa cruz mountains. as we head into the afternoon hours, notice it gets quiet over the top of us. that's when the sun starts to come up. after 5:00 we'll keep our eye on the ocean. look at that, scattered showers over the ocean. some of those may bump into the santa cruz mountains during the overpass hours. we're going to keep an eye on you. you may have a little dusting tonight while the rest of us will be very cold with temperatures in our inland valleys in the upper 20s to mid-30s around the bay mid-30s to near 40 but places that always get cold like palo alto, redwood city, down near cupertino, they may be in the low 30s. that's one of those areas where we can see black ice. we're going to be in the mid-50s after these frigid morning and rain rolls in friday, saturday, sunday. right now, 1 on the storm impact scale. >>th rds this morning. we did have good news. a sig alert in the north bay for all of the morning.
it started 12:30 last night. some icek conditions northbound 101 alexander avenue. they have three left lanes closed. just got word from chp they have lifted that closure. all lanes back open. it never was a big deal traffic wise, we didn't see collisions, never had a back-up on the counter-commute side. that is clear. nothing you have to worry about now. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, the approach this morning. the official metering lights on at 5:26. everyone has to wait unless you're using carpool lanes. a quick check of drive times. all things considered decent, highway 4 to the maze, 19ments 11 minutes bay bridge. san francisco to sfo you're in the green at 9 minutes. not a great day to travel to the sierra. at least 70 miles of sbrg 80 are closed in the sierra due to whiteout conditions. you're looking at interstate near don nodonner summit.
interstate 880 is closed between applegate and the county in both directions. caltrans trying to plow the road. highway 50 is an option over echo summit. that has been closed intermittently for avalanche control. it's currently open but that could change. best to delay that trip. >> alexis, thank you. today is deletion day for flickr. starting day they will only allow users to store 1,000 images for free. flickr will delete older pictures. you have to sign up for premium flickr pro which costs $50 a year. youtube looking at options. >> they are targeting displik mobs. those are groups of users to dislike videos to reduce their reach. they are including a feedback. instead of dislike, they will ask people to explain why they didn't like the video.
the san ramon valley, even freezing cold temperatures redwood city down into the south bay. >> a lot of you have been waiting for southwest airlines to fly from here to hawaii. today they are going to take a big step. they are running a test flight from oakland to honolulu. the flight will have no commercial passengers on board. the main purpose is to test their long range capability on the 737 aircraft. flights like these are pretty much the final phase for southwest to get approval to start service to hawaii. the government shutdown delayed their launch. the airline recently said it's likely to start flying people to hawaii this spring. another airport has overtaken atlanta to become the busiest in the u.s. for the number of flights. chicago's o'hare international airport surpass hartsfield-jackson airport for the first time in four years. o'hare saw more than 903,000 arrivals and departures last year. atlanta had 895,000. however, atlanta remains the busiest airport in the world for the number of passengers.
here in the bay area sfo is number one. it saw 470,000 flights last year. that's a 2% increase. oakland saw 241,000. that's also up 2%. san jose saw a big jump, 9 1/2% to 195,000 flights. women's clothing chain charlotte russe will close stores next month. the retailer cited for chapter 11 bankruptcy citing major drop in sales in store traffic. they plan to liquidate if they can't find a buyer. charlotte that 500 stores nationwide including downtown l.a., daly city and fairfield. all right. taking a look at the roads here this morning. we obviously have wet roadways, slippery roadways, a little bit of everything for the tuesday morning commute. i am keeping a close eye on highway 17. that is where matt keller is for us. that is where we've got all that snow coming down. chp really doing a nice job of pacing traffic through that slick area and plowing, too, to
remove snow from roadway. that being said a little heavy on the northbound side south of the summit. you're down to the 29 miles an hour. that's not terrible considering the conditions. san jose and 880, looks like a sheen on the pavement. no significant issues or slowdowns for you. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. >> i'm glad you're showing that. it is raining at the lower elevations even though we keep talking about the snow because it's such a rare event. each one of these peaks should have snow on it when we wake up. live doppler 7 showing a shower pumping in here and dropping snow. let's broaden out and show you snow on the peninsula, santa cruz mountains, east bay hills and diablo range. this is the area that keeps getting hit over and over. it is getting hit. wave after wave of snow rolling through the summit right now. we're going to see a clearing north to south. we're already seeing it on live
doppler 7. it will finally take hold by 10:00, 11:00 this morning. back to you guys. >> mike, thank you. a new warning this morning about self-driving cars. it has nothing to do with safety. this time we're talking boult why it could make traffic even worse. >> a vigil to remember, an uber driver and father of seven killed in the wrong way crash. the growing support on gofundme. snow falling in the bay area overpass. team coverage of the conditions
this is what it looked like outside livermore overnight. that's not livermore. that's a picture from mike nicco. look at that, some snow on mike nicco's car. snow in livermore and snow in the santa cruz mountains this morning. >> coming down pretty good and really beautiful at the same time. >> let's check in with -- >> you want to talk more about my car? >> i do. i want to talk about anything at this point. >> whatever is on the screen, let's talk about it. so i walked out this morning at my usual time, got in the car and it was raining. i noticed the rain was heavier than normal because it was half frozen. i looked at my windshield from inside the car and i was like, whoa, wait a minute, what's that? it's snow. a car will usually cool down faster than other objects like that, so that's why the snow accumulated even though i live roughly guesstimate about 400 feet. i by no means live on a mountain, obviously. i live in a little val