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right now at 6:00, stanford students standing in solidarity with the people of ukraine. their efforts to make sure the war back home isn't forgotten. plus -- >> i thought it was important to show the ukrainian people that this war has to stop. >> first lady jill biden makes a surprise visit to ukraine on this mother's day. what local ukrainians say they hope happen next. but first, a breezy mother's day here in the bay area, though the cool weather won't be sticking around for long. rob's tracking the changing conditions ahead this week.
a blustery mother's day across the bay area. let's go ahead and take a live look from some of our traffic cameras. there you can see the flags, trees blowing in the wind there. we even had a few sprinkles at times. >> we certainly did in sausalito this morning. i was getting hit. check this out. i didn't have this in the sierra. it looks more like march than may. along highway 50 near echo summit. so much snow. right now chains are required. if you're heading to tahoe along 50, they're not required on 80, but you might want to keep them with you because things can change. bring in meteorologist rob mayeda who has been keeping a close eye on our wind and the sierra snow. rob? >> call it may-uary. 27 degrees at lake tahoe right now. the snow coming down. look at the radar view. heavy snow at times. and the snow levels dropping. they're about 4,000 to 5,000 feet. which means if you can get any of this moisture closer to the bay area, mount saint helena or mount hamilton would have a
slight chance of snow flurries. the issue here closer to home not as much moisture to work with. isolated showers around the north bay, up by calistoga and cloverdale. we'll see a few more as we head towards tomorrow morning. but the bigger story continues to be the gusty winds. over 46 miles per hour around sfo. throughout the bay area, 20 to 30-mile-per-hour winds with highs today in the 50s. so the chilly changes to the weekend forecast will carry through for at least the first couple of days of the workweek through about tuesday. showers at times. more sierra snow. we'll take a closer look at the totals, and when summer-like temperatures arrive in our seven-day forecast. a look at that coming up in about 15 minutes. back to you. >> okay, rob, thank you. and if you haven't already, make sure to download our free nbc bay area app. you can keep an eye on the changing conditions in your neighborhood. just type in your zip code to get a forecast tailored specifically to where you live. turning to the war in ukraine. 60 people are feared dead after a russian air strike hit a ukrainian school. it happened yesterday in a village in eastern ukraine where official says some 90 people
were sheltering in that school's basement. air strike also sparked a fire in the building. 30 people were able to escape. here in the bay area, stanford students organizing an event to keep the war at the forefront of people's minds. nonprofits were also there, sharing some of the work they're doing to help ukrainians impacted by the conflict. here is nbc bay area's christie smith. >> reporter: today we're organizing for ukraine. >> reporter: caterina is a physics ph.d student at stanford, now helping bring people and groups together over the crisis in ukraine. >> at the beginning of the war, we were all very sad. we don't know what to do. we were helpless. and then we began to act. and then a lot of people start helping us. >> reporter: she says the event aims to highlight efforts to support ukraine since russia's invasion. >> showing what different organizations have been doing and connecting these organizations with help they need. so today we want to create a dialogue about the successes that ukraine has so far. >> reporter: she is with the
ukrainian student association. among those here today, the nonprofit nova ukraine. >> it's providing medical supplies, helping at hospitals, helping refugees that come in. >> reporter: the consul general spoke at the event. we asked about first lady jill biden crossing the border into ukraine in a meeting with ukraine's first lady on mother's day. >> the first lady of the united states at this point. some people say it was kind of in anticipation of it. we hope for that. >> reporter: he says visits that have occurred recently make a difference. >> it's not just symbolic because it brings help to ukraine as we expect the congress to adopt the $3 billion package of help to ukraine, which will help fight. >> reporter: christie smith, nbc bay area news. well, today marks day three of first lady jill biden's four-day trip to eastern europe. she toured a border crossing with slovakia's prime minister in the border zone.
refugees receive basic services before moving on to processing centers or transit hubs further inside the country. the first lady made a surprise trip into ukraine. she met with her counterpart, ukraine's first lady olena zelenska. it's the first time ukraine's first lady has been seen in public since the war began. the first lady said she wanted to make the trip to show the ukrainian people that the united states stands with them. >> i wanted to come on mother's day. i thought it was important to show the ukrainian people that this war has to stop, and that people of the united states stand with the people of ukraine. >> meantime, the u.s. has announced additional sanctions against russian media, financing and viewed new visa restrictions on officials and moscow-backed
authorities. follow-up on that deadly plane crash in the marin head lands. you can see it being hauled away on the back of a flatbed. both the ntsb and faa looking into exactly what happened friday afternoon that caused all this destruction. so far we know the small experimental plane took off from sacramento, went down in very foggy conditions near the golden gate bridge. a close friend tells nbc bay area that the man and woman killed are mike briare and jennifer fox, both from sacramento. a dangerous reminder early this morning of why no one should ever drink and drive. the alameda county sheriff's office tweeted these photos. investigators say at 4:30 this morning, a suspected drunk driver ran a red light at 16th avenue and foothill in oakland. the driver crashed into a deputy's car at a high rate of speed. thankfully, the deputy is expected to be okay. the driver was arrested. from oakland to richmond now, another suspected drunk driver crashed into a richmond police officer. the officer was conducting an
investigation on the side of the road when the driver barreled into his motorcycle. thankfully, the officer wasn't on the bike at the time, wasn't hurt. the driver did have minor injuries. he was tested at the site, and his blood alcohol level was reportedly more than three times the legal limit. the driver also had a felony dui warrant for his arrest before last night's crash. a live look at san francisco, where a major project gets under way tomorrow morning. it is designed to improve bus lines. in between it's going to be causing some traffic mess. crews had to break ground on the second phase of the 16 street improvement project. we'll ultimately add bus only lanes between church street and potrero avenue. when completed, the popular 22 bus should be able to move through the city. 25% faster. the project won't be completed until the end of summer of next year. meaning traffic through the area during the next year. plus going to be a mess. all right. turning to decision 2022 now,
vote by mail ballots will soon be i arriving in boxes across the area. and tomorrow is the deadline to send out vote by mail ballots. everyone in california will now be getting one in the mail thanks to a new law. a registrar of officers say expect one in five to ten days. sonoma county could soon crack down on new vacation rentals. on tuesday, supervisors are set to consider a 45-day moratorium on new vacation rental permits. the county said seeing a sudden spike in applications, and there are concerns about the impact on housing. permit sonoma says it plans to have a vacation rental ordinance ready by early august. marin county considering something similar. later this month leaders are set to introduce an ordinance that would put a temporary moratorium on licenses for short-term rentals. west marin already has more than 500 vacation rentals through sites like airbnb. much more than other areas of the county. the concern is that too many vacation rentals creates lasting employment and housing issues in
coastal communities. and our weekend wrapping up with some windy conditions and scattered showers and heavy sierra snow. how long this will stick around, and when we could see 80s back in the forecast when we come right back. also, treating moms in need this mother's day. the san francisco restaurant that made it possible, and why they said it was so important to do it. and a very special day for some very courageous kids. we'll take you to the heartwarming event at great america. >> she's got the biggest heart in the world. she cares for all her five children like for nobody else. and yes, she is truly special. puts everybody else in front of her, in front of herself. >> i love you. thank you for everything you do for us. >> and we are wishing all the moms out there a very happy mother's day. this woman here looks familiar, audrey. it is you with your two
beautiful kids, mason and cade at oracle park. and you had a wonderful mother's day morning? >> oh, it was so good. they were so good to me this morning. cinnamon roll, oflower, they were extra nice. it was perfect. >> we'll be right back. under district attorney gascón, i prosecuted car break-ins. all repeat offenders, often in organized crime rings. but when chesa boudin took office, he dissolved the unit and stopped me from collaborating with the police on my cases. now home and car break-ins are on the rise because repeat offenders know they can get away with it. chesa boudin is failing to do his job. there's a better way to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now. ♪ ♪ thousands of women with metastatic breast cancer... are living in the moment and taking ibrance. ibrance with an aromatase inhibitor is for postmenopausal women or for men with hr+/her2-
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mothers and mothers transitioning into housing to enjoy the food and atmosphere with their families. the general manager says the city needs more compassion when it comes to the homeless population. he hopes more restaurants start to give back. >> this one in particular is good for homeless moms because they wouldn't normally get something at home because they don't have a home. so the mother's day is kind of really vacant in their life. we can just provide a space and some food and hospitality and some smiles and hope it works out. >> the restaurant teamed up with the compass family service program the make this happen. >> and there are so many moms in need this mother's day, and every day on our website. we posted a link to organizations trying to help. just head to nbcbayarea.com and click on the story on our home page. well, today california's great america was filled with hundreds of very special kids and their families. it was all for the 33rd annual courageous kids day at the park. it's put on by the american cancer society for young cancer patients and survivors.
they can play with remote controlled cars. yeah! and he is doing a good job. face painting, games, obstacle course, everything going on. but you probably guessed it. rides were definitely the highlight. >> cool. i like how they have something for every year. and supports kids in the hospital. >> it feels like family. some of the children have grown up here. and so it feels very, very special to have everyone back. >> the courageous kiddos were given red capes to wear around the park. the capes had the words "super hero" on the back. nicely done. all right. you are looking at meta's first physical store. that's set to open tomorrow morning in burlingame. meta the parent company of facebook says the store will allow people to get hands-on experience with all products. among the highlights, interactive demos that show people how the virtual reality equipment works. >> virtual reality.
how about the reality we're having around here these days with the winter, fall, spring, summer week. it's all in one week, rob. >> the trend of april considering into may. we're seeing snow all over the sierra right now at this hour. and some shower chances at least ongoing for the next couple of days. right now the story probably the wind. we've seen that throughout the day, san jose. 57 degrees, northwest wind. our camera in dublin hanging on. we've got winds up to 18 miles per hour. 57 degrees. and back to sfo as we've been seeing throughout the day. we've had sustained winds of 25 to 30 miles per hour, to the west-northwest. you see the trees blowing around. gusts up to 46 miles per hour. a little different about today. the stronger winds all the way towards solano county. the interior east bay valleys and the wind advisories and san joaquin valley, the northern half through about 9:00 this evening, letting you know that winds after 9:00 should come down at least a little bit. a trend that will take us into tomorrow morning. so it shouldn't be too windy for
your morning commute. but once again, during the afternoon, these winds are going to flare up again. maybe not quite as strong as today, but still 20 to 30 miles per hour with highs staying in the 50s for another day. and there is still a chance of showers. especially up towards the north bay. notice morning temperatures trending cooler. by tuesday morning, we may see some 30s around those north bay valleys. midday tomorrow, numbers in the mid-50s. you combine the wind. it's probably not going to feel much like 60 degrees in san jose. 57 for san francisco. and mid-50s around the tri-valley and still the chance of isolated showers. we've been watching this during the day today. a lot more moisture inland over towards the sierra where the snow is flying. but look how cold this weather system. all that blue indicating snow as low as 3,500 to 4,000 feet. so even by winter standards, those are some pretty chilly conditions. good enough for the low snow levels. now for tomorrow morning, we'll look at the north bay. maybe up here near the diablo rain and mount hamilton. maybe a chance of a snow flurry
there. close to 4,000 feet. the odds are most of those will be forming over the higher hills as we go through the afternoon. now tuesday, there might be a little bit more moisture that's going to try to come down right across the north bay hills, there through lake county and maybe into napa. we'll see if mount saint helena can get a dusting of snow. notice by tuesday, showers do start to move off to the east where speaking of snow, how about the sierra? could see another 6 to 10 inches of snow between monday to early wednesday morning. and then the other part of this weather whiplash we've been talking about arrives after thursday. one more chance of showers there for mendocino county. notice how the clouds start to head off to the north. storm track also moves northward. and that's going set into motion a big warming trend for some places. we're talking 30 degrees of warming between tomorrow and by next weekend. san francisco, that's probably about a 15 to 20-degree in temperatures. notice friday through next weekend should be comfortably in the 70s as things start to warm
up. where we'll see the bigger changes, though. inland valleys. slight chance of thunder on tuesday. skies clear wednesday, and then some of the warmer places could make a run at mid- to upper 80s. and maybe some 90s for dorado county by next weekend. a little short changed. it was too cold to take mom out for a brunch. next weekend should be fine. you may want to plan that earlier. breakfast may be kind of warm next weekend. back to you. >> plan another day to celebrate mom. not a bad day, rob. >> part 2. and rob, speaking of mother's day, we want to wish your wife sarah very happy mother's day. here she is with the twin-ados. they did well today, right? >> yes. just like audrey said, they were well-behaved, very helpful. >> and tomorrow is another day. rob, thanks for sharing the pictures on twitter. so happy mother's day to sarah and audrey and michelle garcia, our director, happy mother's day, moms. >> yes!
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the early life of britain's queen elizabeth ii. the bbc is boasting never before seen footage about to be aired in a documentary. the video shows bits of the queen's life start when she was a baby and ending at her coronation in 1953. the scenes lewd a newly engaged queen elizabeth smiling at her ingaugement ring, and the queen as a young mother. this came about after the queen granted unprecedented access for her upcoming jubilee, honoring her 70 years on the throne. taking them from their first practice in little league supporting them to the major league, moms are crucial in helping baseball players achieve their dreams. so every mother's day major league baseball recognizes moms by having players wear pink and teams up with susan g. komen to bring awareness to breast cancer. keep the pink back, lamont.
to brandon crawford's cleats and pink was the color of the day to not only show love towards moms, but draw awareness to a very important cause. first we want to wish his wife christine a very happy mother's day. she works here. she is a producer. she is a writer. she does it all. she is here with her two boys and happy mother's day to anthony's mom helen. >> you were mentioning moms and lamont jr.'s mom taking him to baseball. mom used to take me to baseball practice when i used to play pop warner. let's go to football practice. >> love that. happy mother's day to my mother who is down in southern california. and of course my beautiful wife christine. she is the rock star of our family. >> fantastic. >> all right. talking a little basketball. the grizzlies will likely not be at full-strength when they take on the warriors tomorrow night. an injury update on memphis' star ja morant. stick around. sports is next.
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ball. here's what the splash brothers had to say to those calling it a dirty play. >> we're not out there trying to hurt people or trying to club people the back of the head on a fast break. we play the game the right way. >> there is nothing malicious about what jordan did. there is no comparison to what dillon did or draymond. like nothing in that vein. it's not a joke that ja is hurt, but all the rest is total bs in terms of the conversation right now. >> all right, game four is tomorrow night at chase center. one note. the sacramento kings are hiring mike brown as their next head coach that is according to multiple reports. brown has spent six seasons as the warriors' lead assistant coach. at oracle park, the giants wrapping up their series with the cardinals. tied 3-3 in the sixth inning. mic yastrzemski making a splash. his fifth year splash hit and
the 95th by the orange and black. the giants beat the card nashlgs 4-3. the giants have won back-to-back games after losing five in a row. >> no matter how good or how bad of a team you have, you're going to go through these sorts of stretches. and to be able to bounce back is big for us. we just kept our game plan the same and knew that things were going to start falling our way and just trusted it. it's been good to get back on track. >> well, the struggles continue on the road for the oakland a's. they're up 3-2 in the third. jorge polanco slaps a two-run single to left that was the difference. the twins beat the a's 4-3. oakland has now lost nine in a row. a big shout out to former cal bear max homa. he won the wells fargo championship by two shots at 8 under par. it is his fourth career victory on the pga tour. that's a look at sports. happy mother's day to all the mom the bay area. the news will continue right after this.
get this. youtube band members bono and the edge gave a special performance, of all places, in ukraine. they held a surprise freedom concert in a metro station in kyiv yesterday. the two praised ukrainians fighting for their freedom against russia. about 100 people were there. the show went on for 40 minutes. it wasn't a song or two. 40 minutes. they were also joined by other ukrainian musicians. before we go, a live look along highway 80 in the sierra. we told you at the beginning of the newscast things could change up there. and they did.
change are not required along highway 50 and 80. it's may. >> may-uary. rob likes to call it that. i can't argue. >> thanks for joining us. have a great rest of your mother's day. >> we'll see you again at 11:00. take care. if you're a small business, there are lots of choices when it comes to your internet and technology needs. but when you choose comcast business internet, you choose the largest, fastest reliable network. you choose advanced security. and you choose fiber solutions with speeds up to 10 gigs available to more small businesses than any other provider. the choice is clear: get unbeatable business solutions from the most innovative company. get a great deal on this limited time price with internet and voice for just $49.99 a month for 24 months with a 2-year price guarantee. call today.
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