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♪♪ the news at 5:00 starts right now. thank you so much for joining us we given with another day of extreme heat in the bay area, some communities dealing with temperatures of 110. another flex alert in effect until 9:00 p.m., you're asked to keep appliances off and thermostat no lower than 78 degrees. now more on some of the hottest local natives featuring sharon van ettens hottest locations, like a prize you don't want to win
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>> no, it's not, out in fairfield you are seeing 50 degrees separation from the coast to the valley. walnut creek at 106 earlier, 103 still right now. humidity in livermore 107% 82 degrees. not as bad in santa rosa valley with the humidity higher with the northwest wind across the bay. tonight inland will cool only to the 80s across the hills, cooling conditions to increase along the coast and bay tomorrow. another day of excessive heat along the east bay, santa cruz and north bay mountains continue through 11:00 sunday, into the north bay valleys, that's also going to continue for one more day. coming up on the weather
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forecast will talk about when real cooling arrives for the inland valley in ten minutes. >> looking forward it to it, rob. many in the day looking to keep cool on another hot, summe shadow recreation in pleasanton were up for a surprise while it was shut down because of low water levels, people opted for shade and cool drinks. >> we didn't think it would be this hot but we're out here so got to enjoy it. >> while swimming is closed for the rest of the season you can use kayak or float tubes. happening now, the heat is making wildfires more difficult. beckworth fire doubling in plumas county burned more than 55,000 acres and just 8%
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contained. our weat team is tracking conditions across the bay area and state, be sure to download our nbc bay area app and get up-to-date forecast, and tailor the forecast to your zip code. hundreds marching in oakland calling for an to end gun violence, was organized by the police chief as homicide rate increase, saying the solutions start with listening to oakland youth, searching for a feeling of community and hope. but there's a lot of debate over police funding. coming up at 6:00 we'll have much more from both sides. now the new depaul tails about a . now the new details about san jose police who a say a young boy died after being hit in camden avenue few blocks from blossom hill road, the child rossed the street when the
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driver had a green light at the time of the crash, the driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating, no indication the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, this is the 9th pedestrian death of the year in san jose. now to recall rates, kevin kylie launched his campaign for governor. at a rally at the state capitol compared the list of grieve apps founding father had against king george to the list he has against governor newsom. >> we too have made our case the grievances against governor gavin newsom is long, tragic, devastating, infuriating, without comparison in our state's past or our nation's present. >> kylie is a 36-year-old attorney and former teacher from sacramento. was first elected to the assembly in 2016, and has been an outspoken critic to governor newsom's covid-19 response. more details to give you
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now. with kylie running, governor newsom is facing a total of five republican challengers. including kaitlyn jen and the recall electricity is . turning to the deadly week of the pandemic since the beginning of march. four people died from covid-19 as cases continue to increase across the bay area. sonoma county with a seven-day average of 5.1 new cases per day per 100,000 people. santa clara at 1.7 new cases a day. sonoma county case rate puts it among the worst in the bay area. state rate is 3.3%. county
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. unique vaccination event in the south bay sought to meet the deaf community, deaf council advocacy and referral agency is one of the first deaf-run non-profit organization in the country, they say it's important to have events like this for the community with challenges that are made worse by the pandemic. >> the masking for the deaf community has been the biggest impact, simple as going to the store and everyone wearing a mask and talking and we don't know if they're talking we're just over gesturing it's been super frustrating. >> vcra will host a similar event july 24th in santa rosa. close call for a pilot in the east bay, next up, the investigation now underway at a local airport. plus, looking to bounce back after the pandemic, the ribbon-cutting in one east bay
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city, we'll show you where it was. and we're watching for potential for more 90s and 100 degrees temperatures to wrap up the weekend and increasing wildfires and how that smoke could be impacting the bay area's air quality. will look at that when we come back. my name is douglas. i'm a writer/director and i'm still working. in the kind of work that i do, you are surrounded by people who are all younger than you. i had to get help somewhere along the line to stay competitive. i discovered prevagen. i started taking it and after a period of time, my memory improved. it was a game-changer for me. prevagen. healthier brain. better life. attention, california. new federal funding of $3 billion is available
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one is hurt. hayward is moving forward with reopening downtown, people celebrated the lifting of the covid-19 restrictions around b and main street the city offered promotions to get people back to shopping downtown. there's been live music and bands all day as well as 60 booths selling arts and crafts. >> the community really missed the opportunity to gather in our downtown and support our downtown and so this is our kicking off of our welcome back ceremony and welcome back to the community, and come out and support our downtown businesses today. >> the festives end tonight in about an hour, that's at 6:00 p.m. returning now to our micro climate weather alert. live look outside walnut creek and dublin both seeing conditions in the hundreds. now to our meteorologist for more, and when we can expect a cool down, rob?
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any day now, just bring it on in >> looks like monday. >> okay, i'll take it. >> pretty dry inland, it is the summer, you expect to see heat, average high this time of year in the upper 80s so if you are in 100 to 107 degrees even by july standards this is way above the average we see this time of year. san jose not too bad, in fact in the middle ground between the real heat across the inland and north bay valley only 82 in san jose, mostly clear sky, humidity at 42%. completely different in livermore look at the humidity, 7%, 103 degrees. wind is picking up out of the west at 16 miles an hour. another case of that very dry hot air out towards walnut creek, 103. 16% relative humidity. average high should be 87 degrees. that is considerably hotter than it ought to be. completely different world in san francisco. if you took bart
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from livermore pleasanton station to san francisco you got to jacket up as you get into san francisco only at 62 degrees, humidity is high, you can see why, the blanket of low clouds, the marine air generally 1,000 feat and lower, temperatures in the 50s and 60s, heading inland, 80s and 90s across the hills above 2,000 feet. even at sea level the sea breeze is picking up it really can't displace all of the inland heat and hot, dry conditions we're seeing across the valley. case in point, tomorrow morning's temperatures, numbers in the upper 60s to begin in livermore and concord a very warm start. mid-60s in san jose. bay side and coast temperatures might drop a little bit, upper 80s in downtown san jose and close to 100 degrees in morgan hill. tri valley, locations close to 105 degrees.
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notice from dublin west into hayward and oakland that bay side influence keeping it in 70s and 80s and half moon bay in the 60s. san francisco for your sunday once again in injure 60s. -- your 60s. 90s around santa rosa. look at clear lake 108 degrees. air quality tomorrow, moderate. we had sparrow sparrow we had a spare the air day today. we have upper air smoke, the near surface smoke on the bay area most of it staying out of the region. we'll see if the winds pick up at some point. strong sea breeze monday brings in more low clouds. moving into your monday forecast, upper 80s, looks a lot better inland. doesn't it? high pressure moves out once the sea breeze establishes itself monday, tuesday, wednesday, the
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ocean air should stick around. moving forward. san francisco temperatures cool to low to mid 60s to the muddle part of the week. valleys that are in 90s to 100 degrees tomorrow should cool off back to seasonal averages, 88 on tuesday is where we ought to be, not closing in on 108 degrees which we did today around brentwood and antioch. so one more day of heat and monday everyone will see the cooling changes >> like what you're saying, difference of 50 degrees from the coast, people watching from san francisco what do you mean heat? rob, thanks very much. next, coming down, the controversial statues removed in charlottesville, virginia, and the push for more changes to be made. we'll be right back.
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today marks day 17 of the recover effort at the site of the condo collapse in surfside, florida, the death toll is at 46 and 43 remain unaccounted for as the painstaking process continues, signs of hope, a cat that survived the collapse is back with his family, binx the cat miraculously survived and was later found near the site of the collapse.
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>> kind of shocked, we had a feeling if one of our animals were to make it it would be him. >> his family is obviously overjoyed with the cat coming back to their family. after standing for over hundred years in charlottesville statues honoring two confederate generals are gone, the city removed them this morning after the culmination of a five-year fight. >> reporter: in charlottesville, virginia, cheers as crews hoisted the statue of robert e lee off the pedestal that held it for over a hundred years and also removed stonewell jackson as well, it was a battle in the city streets over who we honor and why. >> we are one small step closer to a more perfect union. >> five years ago when still a high school student zyana bryant had started to get the statue
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removed and now says the work continues. >> that statue stood for over 100 years so the university played a role in putting it up, the city played a role in putting it up now it's important to hold them accountable and make sure they promise through changes they promise. >> we need a motion to consent to have this meeting on less than five hour notice. >> so moved. >> second. >> moments after the confederate statues came down the charlottesville city council voted to remove statues of explorers of lewis and park which indigenous groups found offensive. >> mayors, councillors, city, i'd like to say that we have come a long way. we have come a long way to become the human tribe that we should be. >> one of the saskatchewan descendants endorsed the proposal to place it in proper
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context. >> as far as i'm concerned. , it was a very offensive statue. not only did it delineate me as a native american it delineated our women and their role in society, but if it can be utilized to give a message, to give a greater message, to educate the public that could be -- that would be an opportunity, so, i'm very pleased with what is taking place. >> all of the removed statues are being stored on city property until city leaders can decide what to do with them. nbc news. happy now crews are in the process removing the metal fencing surrounding the u.s. capitol that was put up after the riot on january 6th but the
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capitol has better security measures in place and will be open to most visitors. bay area athlete is tokyo-bound, next we'll introduce you to johnny hooper and his plan to take over the olympic games.
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the olympic torch relay today was a small ceremony in a parking lot because tokyo's in a state of emergency as covid cases rise there. for the next few weeks we'll be profiling local olympians headed to the game. today we introduce you cal graduate johnny hooper who we met up with in the water training facility in southern california, not only these games are a first for the water polo star it's also a homecoming, he spent time training overseas during the covid shutdown. >> as the whole world kind of shutdown everyone had stopped playing and then when things started coming back in a little bit more a lot of us signed professional contracts to go play overseas. >> johnny hooper played professionally in greece while things here didn't fully reopen. the cal grad said learning different sports led him to water polo. >> whether it was surfing, basketball, soccer, football, golf, you know, every sport, you
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learn all these different ways to be coordinated. i'm living in the present. i want to win if it's a 1200 championship, i want to win a high school division i championship, okay, did that, i want to win a college division one national championship, did that. what's the next thing, let's get a gold at the olympics. >> 6 on 5. shot and goal by number 2 johnny hooper. >> this olympics isn't just hooper's first it's also a home coming, he's half-japanese and dual citizen, his mom who is a japanese citizen hopes to watch him play in tokyo along with someone else who is very special. >> it's my grandma, she's still out there, she's pushing away, she's old, you negotiation i think is waiting for me to compete there, you know, i'm gonna do everything in my ability to make sure i'm there and hopefully win some hardware and be able to show her. being able to go back and compete in japan, you know, it's kind of a dream come true.
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>> hooper can't wait to have his two biggest supporters cheering him on his mother sw him everywhere, her name literally tattooed on the left side of his rib. >> i got that in high school so i was young and she actually doesn't like tattoos at all but i figured, you know, she's my biggest fan and kind of my everything. my thought process she can't be mad if she sees her name on my side. >> he's been chatting with lots of local olympians and we'll share their stories over the next few weeks, join us for three olympic specials from the bay area to tokyo on july 22nd and july 23rd at 1:00 p.m. which is also the day of the opening ceremony. back in a moment with what might be the world's smallest cow. and we catch up with bay area men trying to teeter totter
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their way to the record books.
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put off chores and use less energy from 4 to 9 pm to help keep our state golden. . well, this next story is not something you hear about every day, a man in bangladesh derby is hoping to break the record for the smallest cow in the world. hundreds of people are flocking to his farm to see the 20-inch tall cow. this in spite of pandemic restrictions in the area. the dwarf wow weighed 57 pounds so small it can be carried around, they've applied it to the guinness world record, currently the title is held by 24-inch tall cow in india. now the teeter totter industry
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has made the books. >> 3, 2, 1. [ cheers and applause ] >> a couple of happy guys. we've been watching this all week. two friends set on making history with the longest teeter totter ride, chuck and mike had to ride for 216 hours to break the record. fun fact, the record was setback in 1971 by walker himself and another friend. so, how the heck did they do it, well, besides a lot of determination they had a portable toilet near by and took turns getting couple hours sleep, they did it mainly to put smiles on people's faces. it worked. >> and it worked. although they picked the worse couple days to do it. >> sure when they started didn't think it would be 105. in concord 103. excessive heat warnings will
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continue through 11:00 tomorrow. and monday cooling changes arrive. >> rob, thank you very much. thank you so much for watching. nightly news next. see you back here again at 6:00. tonight, another dangerous heatwave scorching the west more than 30 million at risk as temperatures soar into triple-digits, smashing records one area just a few degrees short of being the hottest temperature ever reported on earth. and the massive fire awned by fire. a bomb threat in ft. lauderdale shuts things down for hours. passengers evacuated, flights halted >> they took off without you guys >> yeah. they wouldn't let us in the building. pleading for help, haiti's prime minister asks for american military support after the country's pr


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