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morning. hey! is it a dry bay bridge? maybe. >> yeah. good morning. i'm kenny choi. we saw the sun peeking out yesterday. so rocky was enthusiastic about that, right? >> i'm ready. >> ready for it to be dry and sunny. >> when is that happening? >> yesterday was one of my favorite weather days. i love a good cold front that comes in bringing beneficial rain and behind it cooler air, instability, thunderstorms, hail, bright sunshine, then the rainbow. got it all yesterday. still have some showers in the forecast. out there now, most of the rain is to the north. so sebastopol, you know what i'm talking about. same thing in rohnert park and petaluma. east bay we have a cluster of activity trying to make tracks towards rio vista. otherwise american canyon, vallejo, benicia, martinez, all with some very light rain. looking towards the splendor of the bay bridge, we have the
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temperature right now 45 degrees at the estuary of oakland. also, due west of the bay bridge san francisco got 44. redwood city a cold 37 degrees. satellite-radar, we are on the fringe end of the system. it will move out of here. we will be enjoying ample sunshine and temperatures into the 50s. sunny skies today. rain back in the forecast. i'll tell you which day when to expect it but right now to roqui. >> all right. thank you. i guess the rainbow does justify all the rain. let's take a look at a miserable commute along the altamont pass. it's only 4:30 coming off 205 you're moving at just 30 miles per hour. and then down to 10 once you hit north flynn road due to roadwork on westbound 580 after a pothole from yesterday morning is still out there. no eto. they are hoping for 6 a.m. but not a guarantee here. give yourself some extra time on the altamont pass. it does free up through livermore but then you're slow
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again on the dublin interchange. here's a look at some roadwork on eastbound 24 the connector to southbound 13 closed after a pothole from yesterday. there is a lot of damage left behind for one restaurant in pacifica after big waves crashed through the first floor of the building. it happened on rockaway beach avenue. kpix 5's cate caugiran shows us what the conditions were like last night. >> reporter: standing here now is like actually being in seaworld's splash zone. the waves are so powerful, so intense, they hit the breakers and come up and over the railing. >> initially it broke the window and then water came through and then more water again. that's a huge wave. >> reporter: moonraker restaurant's bank wet hall no stripped of carpet as dehumidifiers run to get out excess water. glass went everywhere and the room filled up with water quickly.
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>> reporter: one of the restaurant owners say they found the first floor flooded. >> i don't know if it was from the wind or a rock. so we went through our surveillance camera and pulled the footage back up and obviously it was something more serious than that. >> reporter: the surveillance video captured this, a rogue wave that came up over the breakers and straight into and through one of the restaurant's first floor windows. >> i have seen how big the waves get out here. they crash over the seawall. that's concerning. it has to clear 30 or 40 feet of concrete. >> reporter: the damage will be between $10- to $15,000. hour by hour, these waves just continue to become more powerful. we know that the window at the moonraker restaurant is now boarded up. the good news though, those powerful waves hit at 5:15 a.m. on saturday. no one was inside at the time. in pacifica, cate caugiran, kpix 5. flooding is causing problems for drivers in novato. a two-mile stretch of highway 37 is shut down because of all the water.
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one car has been stuck there since sunday. officials hope to have the highway back open by saturday. this morning in fremont, teams of divers will restart their search for a missing teenager. authorities say she lost control of her car on highway 84 saturday morning and drove into the alameda creek. kpix 5's betty yu on how close friends and family have been helping authorities in the tough search process. >> reporter: at 10 a.m. the chp will close niles canyon to recover a car that belongs to a missing 18-year-old woman from tracy, she crossed the yellow, hit a car and went into the fast-moving waters. that car was spotted about 100 yards from the accident. the family of the missing teenager played a rouge role in her search. authorities shut down niles canyon road so loved ones could find her. >> you see the determination on their faces to find their
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daughter. it's very moving. and that determination and love helped find the car today. absolutely. literally throwing a rock out there and hitting what appeared to be a car and, um, that allowed to us focus our attention. >> reporter: authorities then launched a drone to get a closer look and it showed two tires sticking out of the creek. the woman is presumed to be in the car. but crews can't reach it until the water level is lower. >> the water level coming down quite a bit may enable us to put more people in the water to get this done. if the water is still moving high and there's a lot of risk involved, it may entail, like, kelly talked about getting winches and getting the car secured. >> reporter: officials have not formally identified the victim but family and friends are praying for jenkins on social media. the sheriff's office says she was on the way from tracy to a family home in menlo park when she lost control of the car. she was just starting college and had plans to study
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psychology and become a social worker. in fremont, betty yu, kpix 5. >> the chp stays could take several hours to remove the car from alameda creek so that they aren't sure how long the highway will be closed. all right. 4:36 right now. let's check traffic and weather. . >> today one more round of rain showers to go, lingering showers with the passage of sunday's front. good morning. this is our live hi-def doppler radar. look at all that rain in inverness coming to marin, kentfield and all the way back through terra linda. we have light rain showers sebastopol, rohnert park and petaluma. otherwise rain now also in the eastern portion of our bay area. beginning to dry up. american canyon, vallejo,benicia, you have some light rain. we still have a flood warning
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in effect until 7:30 this morning. it's for the lower mark west creek. we do still see some flooding in that particular area. we have mostly cloudy skies. we do have some areas of low clouds and fog stacking up next to the immediate seashore. temperatures 36 livermore. 37 degrees in redwood city. otherwise everybody is pretty comfortable into the 40s. it's refreshing out the door this morning. you do need a jacket. you need an umbrella for the morning hours. and then once all this passes, according to our satellite- radar, the sun will shine, the winds will be settled, temperatures in the 50s at the coast. 50s common across the peninsula. mid-50s the santa clara valley. milpitas, 53 back through union city into fremont. 54 degrees around the rim of the bay into hayward. we are talking about temperatures into the low and mid-50s east of the bay. brentwood, good morning, 52. same in concord, clayton and walnut creek. antioch low 50s. north bay numbers status quo
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into the 50s. sunshine today in cloverdale. rain back in the forecast. we'll tell you which day coming up. here's roqui. >> thank you. no are heading to the altamont pass and it's early, you won't beat the traffic. we have a miserable commute already this early in the morning along the altamont pass because of some roadwork on westbound 580 and this is from yesterday's pothole that they found out there blocking some lanes and now they are trying to repair it for you but it's taking a while and delaying you heavily so you're at just 10 miles per hour along the way so now north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass along 580 westbound will take up to 46 minutes. they may have it done by 6 a.m. or so but that's not a guarantee so give yourself some extra time to get through the traffic on the altamont pass. it frees up through livermore on the dublin interchange. here's a look at some roadwork in oakland. eastbound 24 that connector ramp to southbound 13 is closed because of a pothole here as well from yesterday too. so if you are getting on to
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southbound 13 from eastbound 24, there is a four-foot by four-foot pothole blocking the two left lanes so give yourself some extra time through this closed area. and avoid southbound 13 altogether. police in berkeley are trying to piece together a bizarre discovery. they found two bodies inside an apartment building but aren't sure how they died. christin ayers reports. >> it's still a mystery. >> reporter: there were no signs of struggle and no evidence of suspicious activity. no one knows for sure what happened at this apartment building on deegan street. police say they got a call from a friend who stopped by the house and found someone inside dead. authorities found another person dead and two cats. >> the building was evacuated out of an abundance of caution. since then pg&e, fire department and hazmat checked the premises. right now the investigation
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continues. >> reporter: but they found nothing amiss. they ruled out the possibility of a gas leak or any other hazardous substance. >> right now, our homicide unit is here and they are checking the premises for any more evidence they can find. >> reporter: but so far, it's unclear what could have killed the couple and their cat. police say it could be some time before they have answers. >> too soon to tell what 9th could be. >> reporter: hristin ayers, kpix 5. >> police say they likely will not know what happened until an autopsy is complete. alameda county sheriffs are investigating a possible drive- by shooting that left a 16-year- old boy dead. it happened around 7 p.m. last night on princeton street at smalley avenue outside hayward city limits. authorities say that witnesses heard multiple gunshots and officials believe a vehicle might have been involved in that shooting. they are asking anyone with information to give them a call. today president trump meets with auto industry leaders in his quest to keep jobs in the
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country. kpix 5's joe vazquez tells us the meeting also comes a day after the president reinstated a policy that will affect women around the world. >> we are going to sign three memoranda. >> reporter: on his first monday in office, president donald trump signed three executive orders withdrawing the united states from a trade deal with 11 asian pacific countries -- >> great thing for the american worker what we just did. >> reporter: -- ordering a hiring freeze for federal workers with the exception of the military and instituting a ban on foreign aid to any overseas group that supports abortion. it's a ban that has alternated between republican and democratic presidents as they take office. [ women screaming at the top of their lungs ] >> reporter: as we saw with this weekend's march, funding for reproduction is a major concern. >> these are women's choices and we need access to healthcare and contraception. >> reporter: that's why supervisor hillary ronan and more than a dozen women will announce a new resolution tomorrow one that makes it clear, if the federal
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government decides to cut the funding, san francisco will find a way to provide women access to abortion. for example, if the feds defund planned parenthood as many hope, the resolution promises city leaders will find a way to make it up. >> by any means necessary. this is a time in our history of our country where we're going to need to get creative. it was important for us coming off the march, coming off the first acts of the republican congress to attack women's healthcare to say, whoa, hold on, we're gonna make sure that we're protecting our healthcare here in san francisco. >> that was joe vazquez reporting. more than a dozen female elected officials will announce that resolution on the steps of san francisco city hall at 10 a.m. ♪[ music ] time now 4:42. communities along the eastern seaboard facing severe weather today as the storm that hits the southeast now morphs into a powerful nor'easter and heads up the atlantic. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tornadoes touched down over the weekend. nearly died. families on the east coast are bracing for more storms. 41 tornadoes touched down over the weekend. nearly 2 dozen people have died. rreed binion reports. >> reporter: residence of new jersey are feeling the impact. the storm is going up the atlantic coast. >> the wind is insane. >> reporter: strong winds with gusts up to 50 miles per hour forecast for overnight into tuesday morning. and some areas could see hurricane force gusts topping 75 miles an hour. heavy rain is also expected raising concerns over coastal flooding. >> lots and lots of flooding, um, it will start coming through the river over the seawall and we just got it everywhere in town. >> when you get storms like this and the tide rises it doesn't take much. >> reporter: high water already impacting travel on monday
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causing flooding at the hoboken train station. other areas seen coastal storm conditions and downed power lines. power is a concern as officials brace for the nor'easter bearing down on the coast. >> looking at keeping an eye on the power outages this time of the year it's dangerous for any kind of prolonged power outages we may have to open up shelters. >> all you can do is hunker down and hope for the best. in tahoe, two men prove that even an avalanche doesn't shake their nerve. they were driving along highway 89 yesterday morning when a wall of snow suddenly dropped right on their car. the two men called 911 but during the wait, they snapped selfies and discussed their time on facebook live. >> so we are probably just showing our accident, how did this happen? ridiculous, stuck in snow. >> it took 45 minutes for first responders to arrive. both men say their boy scout experience prevented them from panicking people are getting creative with the wet weather. this guy in southern california
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rode his jet ski right down the street. mark gomez says he waited a long time for this and for the right amount of rain to do this. it apparently only two attempts to perfect it. and same idea but different mode of travel for this guy in sacramento. he decides to surf in the american river and the wipeout is coming. >> are you sure? >> it's coming! wait for it! >> it goes on and on, river surfing. >> i have been on a boat doing surfing like this -- water skiing. surfing, not so much. yeah. boy, it sure has been windy. we have had some high surf. we continue to have this high surf along our immediate seashore. with the is your of this morning it's 15 to 18 feet.
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don't leave home without the umbrella. isn't this remarkable? looks like snow on half moon bay. but it was quite a bit of hail that did occur with one of these right here. that's a heavy downpour off the coast yesterday that pushed onshore half moon bay. with the hail also being reported in the redwood city area as well as sfo. now it's hit-and-miss scattered showers around rohnert park around highway one one as you make tracks into petaluma for your morning commute also highway 37, also 116. sonoma strag portion continues to overflow its banks quite swollen the flood warning is until 7:30 this morning. live weather camera looking
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towards the bay bridge. currently we have temperatures in the 40s east of the bay bridge at the marco etcheverry of oakland. west it's 44 in san francisco. santa rosa at 43 degrees. san francisco also mid-40s cool in livermore. 37 degrees in redwood city. around the state today we are talking about temperatures into the mid-50s from sacramento through fresno pair of 5s in monterey with a lingering shower early and we have the snow on the fly in the high sierra where currently it is 8 above zero. a few lingering snow showers and then we are talking about bluebird skies on wednesday 33 degrees. if you can get there, do it. you need your umbrella and sunglasses. we have full-on sunshine wednesday we cloud up with a
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chance of rain in the north bay on thursday. dry friday through monday. here's roqui. thank you. okay, we have a lot going on and it's only 4:49. let's start with the altamont pass traffic is miserable. so i suggest you give yourself a lot of extra time. okay, coming out of 205 you're moving at just 6 miles per hour and it only goes up to 8 once you hit north flynn road pothole westbound 80 on the north flynn road and blocking the two right lanes. socal transis out there trying to repair it. north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take you 75 minutes. that's a long one. now, it freeze up through livermore once you get there and then slow traffic on the dublin interchange. here's a live look from hayward
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to foster city, 12 minutes so that's a positive commute there and the same story on the nimitz freeway looking good in both directions. from 238 in san leandro to the maze that will take you about 16 minutes so a normal commute for you but in oakland, if you usually take southbound 13 think again, eastbound 24 that connector ramp to southbound 13 is closed and this is due to another pothole story from yesterday. the pothole is big. you can see it on our twitter page. avoid the area. if you are going into san francisco here's a look at the bay bridge looking good across the span. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. on the coast of santa cruz, heavy rains have spelled significant damage for one world weary ship. kpix 5's len ramirez shows us why locals are saying their good-byes to the old cement ship. >> reporter: it's been a
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tourist attraction at seacliff state beach for generations and on icon of the santa cruz county coast but now storms have turned the old cement ship into a shipwreck. >> sad day for aptos. >> reporter: crews came out to say good-bye. last year it broke in two but waves over the last few days are finishing it off. the stern capsized and the bow is singing into the churned up and. the world warp one ship turned party boat and fishing platform is practically unrecognizable. >> it reminds me of my own age, i guess. >> reporter: gary gray says he came here as a kid with his grandfather. now he brought his own wife and kids. >> it's sad to see that it's fallen apart but it's still there. >> reporter: seacliff also took a pounding from storm debris. this is perhaps the largest collection of lawns you might ever see on a beach. there are literally hundreds if not thousands of them big ones, small ones, trees that were toppled maybe years ago in the santa cruz mountains then brought here down by the rivers and the creeks and the streams during the storms and then
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tossed on the beach by the huge waves. >> i think everybody should get together and come out here and just start cutting all this stuff up, you know? hall it out of here. >> reporter: and as if that's not enough, a huge sinkhole end up near the park entrance when an underground culvert broke apart. park officials say lower seacliff including the rv camping area will be closed to vehicle traffic for at least three weeks. in appear toss, len ramirez, kpix 5. time now 4:53. new white house press secretary sean spicer is in a feud with dip ndot. how the ice cream company is asking for a truce. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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that's after old tweets from spicer surfaced online.. criticizing what he called the "ice cream of the future." rote "dippin' dots" is trying to
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sweet talk white house press secretary sean spicer. he criticized the ice cream of the future. the ceo of the company wrote an open letter to spicer yesterday saying that the company would like to be friends rather than foes. they are even offering to treat the white house and press corps to an ice cream social. looks like mcdonald's all- day breakfast sales are down. they fell by more than 1% in the last quarter of 2016. when mcdonald's started serving egg mcmuffins at all hours the change fueled a year-long sales surge. now going forward mcdonald's says that they will offer more value deals and also sell big macs in different sizes to try to help their sales. >> those french fries look so good. "star wars" fans are celebrating this morning because the next movie officially has a name. the upcoming 8th episode in the saga will be "star wars": the last jedi. and many fans are questioning the choice of red for the title
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logo. throughout "star wars" mythology it signifies sith lords, the villains. it opens in december. time now4:56. president donald trump talking to auto leaders. we have more coming up. >> reporter: all eyes are on the water level of the alameda creek. so recovery can happen. and we can hopefully get the car out of the water that went in there over the weekend. ,,,,,,,,
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and i'm michelle griego. let's ge traffic. good morning it's monday, january 24. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. let's take a live look outside at the beautiful golden gate bridge. this is from marin headlands. beautiful, isn't it? not too many people on the roads right now. but it's still early, people. it's 5:00 in the morning. >> right. i love it when we get a
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different perspective, a different angle. >> right. it's always nice. >> not too many people on the golden gate bridge. but wait until i tell you about the altamont pass ... [ laughter ] >> different story. >> as always. >> all i was looking at is whether or not it was rain there is. >> could you see? >> i could tell that it was not raining there. i tried to look at the lights and see if there's any kind of reflection off the raindrops going on by. we do have some rain, however, out there not so much at the golden gate bridge this morning. good morning, everybody. okay. this is what you night to make it through your day. -- this is what you need to make it through your day. lingering showers through rohnert park through 101 making your commute through novato into petaluma rainy. very slippery when wet at highway 116, napa with raindrops on the rooftops. that's a


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