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right now, an unthinkable and unimaginable tragedy at a texas elementary school. 19 innocent children and teachers killed on campus. the moments leading up to this mass shooting, and a community that will never be the same. >> parents will be taking their kids to school with so much on their minds. how schools throughout the bay area are ensuring that children are safe in the classroom.
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this is nbc news, on roku, apple tv, and live. good morning to you, i am marcus washington. >> let's get you the latest on the school shooting. first, i look at the forecast and traffic together. there is lingering fire danger that remained? >> we have the microclimate weather alert. areas off toward the east, and we are looking at the gusty winds this morning. very low validity. everywhere across the bay area we have a concern that with this low humidity, the fires that develop could spread quickly. we will have a hot day for inland areas reaching up to 100 degrees in fairfield. 95 in livermore. 75 for san francisco. we will talk about cool weather ahead in our forecast. >> we are concerned about west 580, at the split, there was an earlier crash. oakland pd, there
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should be some trucks clearing this in a few minutes. we had a cruiser that was affected by some of this debris. light traffic is getting through the area. green sensors around the other counties. first, breaking news that we are all following in texas. the number of deaths at a elementary school shooting has now grown to 21. the families of 19 children and two adults are dealing with an unfathomable amount of grief this morning, and police tell us about the timeline leading up to the rampage. yesterday, police learned of the shooting, and 11 minutes later the school announced it was on lockdown. >> 30 minutes after that, a district reported the shooting on twitter. just a little bit after one p.m., 90 minutes after police
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were first notified. a border patrol agent shot and killed the shooter. 18-year-old salvador ramas. >> americans everywhere are grieving the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade. we follow the latest developments. >> reporter: two days before the end of the school year, and elementary campus is now a major crime scene. in all, 19 students and to teachers were shot and killed. the shooter was wearing body armor, and officers that responded had to wait for tactical teams to bring the rampage to an end. >> we need prayers to get us through this. >> reporter: it started at rob
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elementary school. a local 18-year-old man abandon his vehicle, entering with a handgun and a rifle. investigators say that he got two rifles just days ago. >> we are obtaining detailed background information on the subject. >> to lose a child is like having a piece of your soul the way. -- ripped away. you feel like you will never be able to get out. suffocating. >> reporter: this comes after a mass shooting at a grocery store in ruffalo, new york. one decade after a shooting at sandy hook elementary school, renewing debate on gun control. >> we need to find a path forward here. work with in order to find a way to pass laws that make this
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less likely. >> reporter: president biden wants to prevent future tragedy. >> we have to ask, when in god's name are we going to stand up to gun lobbyists? when will we do what we know needs to be done? >> reporter: an entire country suffering and unimaginable loss. this morning, many bay area parents will be taking their children to school with heavy hearts, and in the back of them minds, some fear that this could happen here. how safe are my children? today, we explain how schools will help families digest the latest tragedy. >> families hanging out at walnut creek after sundown, in order to beat the heat. >> reporter: there is no way that anna johnson can ignore 19 elementary school kids that were shot and killed in texas.
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she has a seven-year-old son who is always listening. >> we try to limit the violence, the messaging, and all of that in the house. but, social media, the news, everywhere we go it is everywhere. if we do not share it with him, someone will. >> reporter: superintendents send out emails to parents denouncing violence and telling them that safety is a top priority. every campus in san jose mckinley school district will have a counselor on site. >> we have a full time social worker on each of our campuses, they will be available to talk about their feelings. >> processing this kind of school violence is one thing, and one psychologist tells us that it is important for parents to try not to show their fear, and focus on listening to their children. >> you do not want to traumatize them. you want to let them know that you are, as an adult, doing
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what you need to do to secure their safety. >> anna johnson says that that is what she plans to do. >> the story will be there and they will create their own messaging in their head. you have to help guide them, how they think about it. >> if you need help processing this tragedy, call the california crisis line. it is open to everyone, 24 hours a day. you can see the numbers on your screen. we also post it on the nbc bay area website, . the actions that a company is taking as stock hits an all- time new low. peoples wardrobes are not taking a hit. today on the day, stocks are going through the roof despite the strain on shoppers wallets.
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good wednesday morning. as you get ready to head out, these temperatures are a lot warmer than what we typically see starting off our day. 67 in san jose. 71 in martinez, that is closer to the normal high temperature for the afternoon. another hot day with high fire danger continuing, we will talk about that in a few minutes. >> are live look is from san rafael, on the other side there
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may be a disabled vehicle on the other side of that hill. i will track that an issue with the bay bridge. we will track the whole commute. let's see what's going on in the business world. i am from cnbc, a mixed open after the nasdaq dropped 2% yesterday, sparked by a warning from slowing growth. a social media company suffers its worst day, under 40% and that dragging other digital advertising companies like mehta, twitter, and amazon with it. the s&p 500 also fell about 1%, with the dow managing a small gain. a demand for durable goods and earnings from tip giants, lift is slowing corporate hiring, cutting budgets and taking other actions as they look to rein in soaring costs. the company's stock lost another 17% yesterday, and hovering near an all-time low.
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no layoffs are planned, but they will grant special stock options to eligible employees. in the retail sector, department store sales jumped 19% in the past quarter, as shoppers pay full price to refresh their closets with the designer brands and shoes. the company says that they have been able to capitalize on demand for consumers shopping for long-awaited occasion like weddings and reunions, as people return to the office. guys? >> thank you so much. this morning, when we come back we will return to our breaking news, the deadly violence at a texas elementary school. the country is waking up to a new push for change, here from a lawmaker on a mission to reform gun laws, and why his push has been unsuccessful.
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welcome back, it is a quarter till five in the morning . we are looking outside at the bay bridge. the slowest part of the days right now. the warming temperatures from yesterday are still lingering. we have a look at the forecast for wednesday morning, right michelle grossman? >> we have a microclimate weather alert due to the high fire danger in solano county. as we go through the morning, we are still feeling the breezy wins. humidity is low this morning, but will be going up.
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let's see how the day shapes up in pittsburgh. temperatures are in the mid-70s at 8:00, and, the normal high temperature, we could go up more for the mid-90s. we will see some high clouds filtering and, and a little bit more humidity. that could make it feel a lot hotter than 96 degrees. you need to ensure that you are staying hydrated today with these hot valley temperatures. livermore is 95. we had numerous records broken yesterday. it looks like today will be very close with santa rosa reaching 93 degrees. san francisco is going to be in the low to mid 70s, and half moon bay will be in the upper 60s. in hayward, it is 85 degrees. you can see how much hotter it will be for the south bay, there will be a significant drop in temperatures tomorrow, with highs mostly in the 60s and the 70s and, a few spots in the 80s. there is relief coming our way, that continues into friday as
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well as the holiday weekend. even on saturday, there was a chance of spotty light showers, especially for the north bay. it will be cool and cloudy with light rain moving through. also a chance of rain for this area. for the bay area, it will stay dry. brentwood goes from triple digit temperatures to highs in the 70s for the weekend. that is going to be so much nicer. even for memorial day we look at temperatures in the low 80s, and then had for the low 90s by the middle of next week. we are looking at some egg swings in our temperatures, but the heat is still with us today, it will back off tomorrow and we will see highs in the upper 70s and low 80s. this will continue through the weekend, sun and clouds, and gusty wind. memorial day highs are in the 80s while san francisco will see highs in the 70s, and 60s in the forecast with gusty winds. mike, what is the app date?
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>> look over toward the bay bridge, there were reports of crashes. do you see these two lights? they may be involved, moving to the parking lot on the right. on the top left, the approach is just fine. see the 3-d map here? it is oriented in the same direction. in san rafael, there is a disabled big rig, just around lincoln. the right lanes may be affected by the disabled vehicle. meanwhile, the rest of your commute is an easy drive. no major problems. south county is completely clear right now. great start. back to you. our team continues to follow the heartbreaking news,
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it is a difficult story. these are live pictures from texas. crews are still working on this, adjusting the shots. this is a live look at the city where it all happened. sadly, 19 children, two adult teachers were killed in that shooting. investigators say that a respondent order patrol agent shot and killed the gunman. >> there were two separate gunbattles before it came to an end. the texas department of public safety had this to say. >> law enforcement arrived on the scene, one of our officers was struck by the gunman. he is out of the hospital in stable, but it goes to show you the motive behind this, where he was not going to go down without a fight. anybody who was coming near him he would have shot and killed. maybe you can see the full interview on the today show, at seven a.m.
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in the bay area, one lawmaker is sponsoring a bill on background checks, the congressman wants bill passed, vowing to bring it to a vote as other bay area lawmakers supported. we have more on the can in ewing growing call for change. >> the house passed an enhanced background check, to close loopholes in nonlicensed dealers. >> reporter: mike thompson wrote that bill, got bipartisan support in the house, and watched it die in the senate. >> reporter: republican senator chuck grassley says the bill will not stop crime and turn citizens into criminals. after what had happened in
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texas, congressman thomas ms. may see his bill back up vote very soon. >> i am calling on chuck schumer, the leader of the senate to bring a vote tomorrow. when the senate reconvenes, bring a vote up on background. >> reporter: for overwhelming support for background checks, we asked why there has been no action. >> the gun lobby and the nra, that is who they care for, not the american people and not our children. >> reporter: jackie spear tweeted tonight, i refused to participate on a moment of silence on the house floor. i want a moment of action. the action would include no guns for anyone under 21. trigger locks that require fingerprints, and charges for those who do not safely lock their gun. thompson's bill would be the first significant gun control legislation to pass in 25 years. however, it probably won't. robin thomas says that things will change when voters speak up. >> there needs to be a outcry.
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there is absolutely no way that our elected officials cannot be held accountable for their inaction. we will continue to follow the latest on this story, bringing you updates as soon as we learn them. you can also track the latest developments on there are new developments in a recent the bay area deadly shooting , which had happened that -- the police have made two arrests, but they believe that neither person fired the shots. >> the shooting happened last tuesday, one person had died, he has been identified as ralph fields. the cousin of wide receiver devante adamson. three others were injured. a $10,000 reward is being offered for that information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter. four months after a woman
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texas investigators at this hour are trying to piece together the moment that led up to the rampage that killed nine children, and to teachers. >> heartbreaking new details emerge about the young lives lost. as you are heading out in the north bay, temperatures are in the low 50s to start, but it will be a very warm day, heading into the mid-80s before lunch time. we will get a look at our forecast, coming up. taillights south on the 101, there are no delays. however, we are getting more company. we will show you how things shape out, next.
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right now, another community that will never be the same. the number of people killed in the texas school mass shooting now reaches 21. 19 of them children. new details are coming to like this morning about the lives that were lost far too soon. >> so many times we thought never again, and politicians offer thoughts and prayers. a vast majority of american one action. this is today in the bay, streaming live on roku, amazon fire, and apple tv. thanks for joining us at.
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>> i am marcus washington. let's get back to the coverage on the texas rampage in a few moments. we still have the red flag warning for solano county in the sacramento valley. as we go throughout the next few hours, this will continue. we have gusty winds and extremely low humidity. however, we have to be very careful as we are possibly dealing with the conditions that are very ripe for a fire that develops and spreads rapidly. we see temperatures heading for 100 degrees. another very hot day, and while we are looking at a wide range in temperatures, we are in the upper 60s at half moon bay. 92 and dublin. san jose is heading for 90 degrees. much cooler air is heading our way for the next few days. i will talk about that in a few moments coming up. a horrific and incomprehensible event, that is how the governor of texas describes the elementary school shooting. >>


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