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right now at 11:00, a microclimate weather alert. a look at our live doppler radar powered by storm ranger. strongest storm of the season heading toward the bay area. good morning, i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. this is our first significant rain since may. so many people are getting nervous by the incoming storm. we have team coverage on this storm. sharon katsuda is live for us. but we want to begin with meteorologist kari hall tracking the storm every movement and,nt bay bridge kaulzing quite a bit of -- -- [ inaudible ]. this storm system pushing to the south and we can see that rain just off the coast that will be moving closer going into the
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next couple of hours. and notice all of the snow that we're seeing across northern california because this is a very cold system moving in, but really some heavy rain off the coast south of eureka and also seeing the lighter showers now pushing into ukiah and the far northern corner of sonoma countries so into the next couple of hours this will fill in on the radar and we'll see more of this rain. so looking at it moving in at about 2:00 at san rafael and approaching napa and then moving into san francisco shortly thereafter. some of the heaviest rain are up 7:00. the north bay into the we'll see it pushing south of sa into the south bay. but along with this leading edge of rain wtye ve winds and we could see gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour and then spotty showers still lingering by this evening into tomorrow early in
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the morning we're just going to see the spotty showers that may have the potential of producing some thunder and lightning along with some very cold temperatures and maybe even some hail. we could also see the potential of some low elevation snow for spots like mt. hamilton and into tomorrow afternoon because of how cold the teams will be as the system comes in. we're looking at the possibility of about three quarters of an inch of rain for the east bay up to over an inch of rain for the coastal areas as well as our upper elevations, some of the hills in the north bay over an inch, posy possible in ukiah. we'll talk about the impacts as weonit flooding during the wind scar scar and the winds coming up in the full microclimate forecast. our team coverage continues. a flash flood watch for this afternoon has people in the kincade fire area on alert. >> sharon katsuda is live for us in sonoma county to show us how they are preparing for the big
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storm set to begin in about an hour. sharon. >> reporter: that is right. we saw county crews and homeowners working hard before it starts pouring out here. county crews replaced road signs during the kincade fire because they were on wooden posts and burned and charred trees has been trimmed back and that is a hazard during storms and those in the burn area are asking to remove debris to keep it from polluting the place after a major fire because there is so much erosion incrngater runoff. >> these fires happen late fall and almost early winter and the rains start soon thereafter and you don't have a lot of time in between but you do what you can and get up there and assess the areas and come in and try to either hydroseed, put in straw
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waddles or bales to slow any erosion down. >> it is over a month since the devastating fire ripped through the north bay. one homeowner who didn't want to go on camera told me it is been a, quote, nightmare. i saw his home and it is a total loss. now the flash flood watch will be in effect in sonoma county from 2:00 to 10:00 tonight. live, i'm sharon katsuda, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, sharon. well rain here means fresh snow in tahoe. a lot of families heading to the sierra for the holiday week. right now ski resorts like borereal have been using snow making equipment but the real stuff is on the way. if you plan on driving there for thanksgiving or over the holiday, the chp advises leaving sooner rather than later. >> if you're trying to get up dated information about the storm, this is a great time to download our free nbc bay area app. that way you can follow the
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storm and keep up to date of what is happening. well happening now, a shelter in place. this is an order in effect for people near mt. tam high school. police and fire crews are working on a chemical spill. it is contained to a room in a swim center. people within half a mile of the pool are asked to stay inside. school is closed for the thanksgiving holiday and no word on what caused the spill. tracking developments in southern california. fast-moving wildfire in the foothills continue to grow. strong winds fuelling the cave fire. last check it scorched 4100 acres. hundreds of homes are under evacuationghway 154 is still cl so far no injuries reported or structured destroyed. now the death investigation into downtown san jose and we brought you live coverage all morning long on "today in the bay."
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a stretch of santa clara street near seventh is now back open after being shut down for several hours. police surrounded a vehicle in a parking lot a little after 3:00 this morning and at one point over a loudspeaker our crew heard for the person inside to get out of the car. they fired rubber bullets and the streets opened back up at 8:00 this morning. now tom steyer spent the morning in the tenderloin serving food at glide united methodist church and he visited the eddie and taylor apartments for low income families to address the need for more affordable housing. >> this has been an issue because we have not directed the resources and the focus society- t isn't an issue t. this is an issue that is
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escalating and becoming more apparent all time. >> steyer is polling at one percent and trying to catch the. other have expressed interest in campaigning at the church but they must talk about how they will close the gap between the rich and the poor. they are in talked with kamala harris and elizabeth warren and as well as mayor pete buttigieg. former new york mayor mike bloom rg enter the run for the house and already facing sharp attacks from campaign opponents. >> reporter: foregoing a flashy kickoff rally, he's relying on the ad campaign. his only public appearance a photo op in a diner and announcement to reporters. >> i'm running for president to
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defeat trump and to unite and rebuild america. >> some gave him a frosty reception. >> he doesn't need people, he only needs and bags of money. i think michael blockberg is wrong. >> people of this country do not want to see the billionaire buy an election and that is precisely what mr. bloomberg is trying to do. >> reporter: bloomberg said he fought for climate change and gun safety. >> for years i've been using any resources for the things that mattere moderate credentials tot donald trump in battleground states fearing a biden slump and warren surge he thinks now president trump would win reelection. >> he is an existential threat to our country and our values and national security. >> reporter: bloomberg won't be on the debate stage because he's not taken campaign contributions. one of the requirements to qualify. already fodder for snl.
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>> did somebody say billionaire? >> no. mayor bloomberg, how did you get in here? >> well i tipped the doorman $30 million. >> andrea mitchell reporting. bloomberg is not entering the early primary waiting for super-tuesday in march but he needs the support of african-americans who have criticized stop and frisk his program found to be unconstitutional for targeting people of color. the former mayor apologized but it is already an attack line for his rivals. we're following new details about the scare in the nation's capitol. an unknown aircraft entered restricted air space near the capitol building in d.c. and it forced the white house to go on lockdown. fighter jets were on stand by. it was lifted less than 30 minutes after put in place. the american aerospace defense
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command tweeted they don't believe the plane was a threat and continuing to monitor the situation. well, coming up, devastation in albania. a strong quake hit the country destroying buildings and trapping people inside. a look at the rescue efforts happening now. and winter weather hampering thanksgiving travel. already the delays and cancellations fell across the country. and as we take a live look at the storm ranger mobile parked on the mountain, making its way into the north bay and that is the red scan we see there and we'll look at storm ranger and what is coming up next. he could've just been the middle class kid who made good.
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but mike bloomberg became the guy who did good. after building a business that created thousands of jobs he took charge of a city still reeling from 9/11 a three-term mayor who helped bring it back from the ashes bringing jobs and thousands of affordable housing units with it. after witnessing the terrible toll of gun violence...
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trapped inside. this is in albania and so far at least 16 people have died and some 600 are injured. this is video of a young boy become rescued from that rubble, a scene playing out all over the country. the 6.4 earthquake is centered about 20 miles northwest of the capitol of tarana and felt along the coast. so far more than two dozen people have been pull add live from collapsed buildings and numerous aftershocks are complicating the rescue efforts. n > ake from attack in afghanistan. secretary of state mike pompeo confirmed anil raj's death this morning it happened during a attack on the weekend on a busy road in kabul, the capital. no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. back here in the bay area, authorities investigating another car hit by something or
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shot at on highway 101 south of gilroy. this is the 42nd case since august and with the holiday travel season coming up, the chp summing up patrols before someone gets killed. yesterday before 5:00 p.m. a van with a family of six was driving on the 101 near the red barn when something hit the van. it tore through the rear driver's side window. luckily no one was hurt but as we mentioned, that thanksgiving travel is ramping up and people are changing plans. or telling relatives to avoid the area. >> we have family come in but we've told them to avoid that road? >> really? >> i'm surprised nobody has caught them. >> this is the fourth incident since friday. someone threw a rock at the carmel high school football team as they were traveling to san e sdent was cut by glass. a live look at sfo. this is one of nearly 20
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airports nationwide where today union protests are planned. they plan to demonstrate against american airlines but more significantly the company's contracted out to air carriers for on-board food. union leaders tell forbes that they don't expect today's protests to disrupt what will be no doubt a busy day for air travelers. today's protest is scheduled to begin at 4:00. well tensions inside of google are again on the rise. this is after the tech giant fires four of the employees. the company said those workers were let go following repeated violations of data security policy. however, employees told bloomberg news they believe the decision was an illegal retaliation of employees who spoke out against google. a google memo found they were involved in systematic searches for other employees materials and work and it included searching for, accessing and
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distributing business information outside of the scope of their jobs. they say the employees repeated the conduct even after met with and reminded about our data security policies. the information was subsequently shared internally. [ bell ] a look at the opening bell this morning. >> the new york stock exchange, the dow is up 38 points. stocks eek out another record at best buy leading retailers higher. in the new year, marijuana users across california may have to pay more pot. sening users will likely make up the difference at the registers. analysts say it may lead to a surge in black market sales. this is a big hit to housing in the north bay. habitat for humanity has suspended planned to build any new homes. according to the press democrat the organization is running out of money and unable to cover expenses. the financial situation forcing
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it to lay off a dozen staff members by the end of the month. habitat for humanity board said they plan to regroup and find the best way for the organization to go forward. a record number of holiday travelers are expected to be on the move this thanksgiving week. but they'll have to deal with conditions like this, you see right here. this is western washington covered with snow. >> a triple threat of major storms could create travel headaches on the ground and in the air. gabe gutierrez has more. >> reporter: this morning a series of storms is threatening thanksgiving from ice in washington state to heavy snow in colorado. >> i think denver is supposed to get 16 inches of snow so we're concerned we might be trapped. >> and travelers hopefully getting where they are going before the holiday. >> how hectic it is so wanted to get out of here. >> reporter: more than 55 n pele are expected to travel beten wednesday and sunday. that is milon more than last year, the second highest
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jump since aaa started recording data. >> we knew the crush was tuesday, wednesday and thursday and we're surprised it is this crowded on monday. >> reporter: in new york the balloons from the macy's parade may not fly for the first time since 1971 because of the strong winds in the forecast. >> will the balloons fly? >> that is a question every year but it is too early to tell. >> reporter: airports are working to keep pace with the holiday rush. the tsa rolling out robots in miami airport to stream line screening and in new orleans adding conveyers and cameras and extra security line. >> we got in early to try to beat the headache of lines and stuff but you still have to wait. you couldn't drop the bag off and go eat. because i'm hungry. >> reporter: several airlines are offering to waive change fees for travelers heading into denver. the series of storms is expected to have a ripple effect across the country in the coming days. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, new
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york. >> and people get hungry for the thanksgiving meal. >> they're having a lot of trouble there. hopefully we don't have that much trouble in our area. >> the probe is today and tomorrow. and those are the main travel days. unless you're traveling on thanksgiving day, well you're not going to have a lot of a break here. we're seeing the storm system fast approaching the bay area. and as te ak ranger, that is our mobile doppler radar. we have it parked on san bruno mountain and starting to see the rain moving into santa rosa and areas to the north. looking at ukiah and also some of the upper this is indicating snow. so we are already seeing some snow dropping in parts of northern mendocino county and then also moving over toward lake county asel dumps snow farp but we're also going to see some rain up around healdsburg, over toward gratton and moving into santa rosa. is it does start out wide and then heavier but we're also watching the burn scar area in parts of the northern sonoma
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county area where we had the kincade fire. right now temperatures are still very chilly. this is a big drop. we're only now at 46 degrees in santa rosa. oakland is at 53. and 53 in san jose. we won't warm up much more from here. so as we check out the north bay, we can see a little bit closer where the temperatures are in the mid-30s and in ukiah and some of the spots to 17 deg colder in the north bay. and much of the bay area is t day. with a looktow t you have the na app you could also get a look at the radar and track well. we're going to see the rain moving into san francisco and oakland and areas to the north by 2:30 this afternoon. we see it pushing into parts of the east bay, the peninsula and into the south bay by this evening. but some of the heavier rain will still be falling in the north bay at 5:00 and that is during that evening commute. and then we see it quickly rushing to the south. after that it turns scattered and we could see the potential
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of thunderstorms into tomorrow. once again rain totals from three quarters of an inch to over an inch and a half. especially for the north bay. it is also going to be very windy this evening. those winds picking up at 50 to possibly 55 miles per hour. and that is not just the north bay. that ish winds will push up waves along the coast and we're up coast we'll have breakers an that could reach up to 27 feet starting tonight. and for the sierra, not a lot of snow. they have the snac but they won't need that in the next couple of days because we'll quickly see this going downhill as the snow gets heavier and heavier this afternoon and we could see the possibility of up to two to three feet of snow over the next couple of days. so this is a pretty significant system. starting to come in. and it is going to be off and on throughout the day tomorrow. the good news is that in time
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for the turkey trot and thanksgiving day we see a break in the aikt and looking good for shopping on friday but then another round of rain moving in late on saturday and scattered showers and cool temperatures continuing into early next week. so those are the main travel times before thanksgiving and after thanksgiving and that is when we have all of the wet weather, marcus and laura, coming into the bay area. >> we hope everyone stays safe. thank you, kari. coming up, ever feel that a game of monopoly is just too short? >> never. >> want to spend more time passing go? you get $200 right, well we have a version of the game for you. we'll explain how this monopoly will take up hours of your family's time. >> here we go. but happening now. a coffee break proves to be a lucky break for a florida woman. she stepped away from her desk moments before a truck came crashing through the building where she was working this
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>> i think so. the rain is going to start to roll across the bay area and cool temperatures andus showersw ng san rosa and areas to the north. so this is making its way into thees along. >> much-needed rain though. >> absolutely. >> we'll be here tomorrow morning for you 4:30 to 7:00 and for midday. my parents never taught me anything about managing money.
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