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in syria from where the chemical attack was launched. >> first we are on storm watch. scattered showers throughout the bay area today. kpix 5's hi-def doppler lit up this morning as damage is piling up from mudslides to downed trees and power lines. good morning, it's friday, april 7. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. right now powerful rain and winds in the bay area, a live look outside. you can see this damage from the mudslide here. this is in the east bay. also, you want to be careful when you're on the roads because there's a lot of debris from last night's strong winds. roberta is tracking the storm. >> all day yesterday we were talking about the gusty winds. it appears as if the east bay was slammed last night with 50 to 60-mile-per-hour gusts. at this hour it's our live hi- def doppler radar. the cold front is now slicing through the newman area on i-5 back through the santa cruz mountains into hollister.
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we zoom in you still have pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall towards san juan bautista. you can see the bright lights of oakland so visibility no problem with the deck of clouds. right now, temperatures are uniform from 53 in santa rosa. uniform temperatures due to the deck of clouds across the bay area. the winds problematic overnight. still at 23 in san francisco, 14 sfo. but we have wind gusts to 25 at the airport. 16 half moon bay. calm winds now in livermore after seeing wind gusts over 50 miles per hour. 15 in vallejo. these winds out of the southwest 10 to 20 throughout most of the day today and then increasing 20 to 30 later this evening. the front is slicing through the state of california and the
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core of the center of the area of low pressure is going to blow through later on tonight. what you're looking at is the cotton ball effect. the system is unstable so expect scattered showers throughout the day. winds back off at lunchtime 10 to 20 but increase with the area of low pressure that core, later on tonight, between 8 and 10 p.m. with pockets of heavier rain and gusty winds. until then there's a chance of an isolated thunderstorm throughout the day. keep your umbrella handy. temperatures seasonal in the 60s. michelle, you know what? we'll track that incoming system together at 18 minutes after the hour. a landslide has forced nearly half a dozen residents in the oakland hills out of their homes. that's according to oakland fire. the slide directly affected two homes just after 8 crock last night on banning drive. residents of 7 other homes were evacuated as a precaution. the slide also led to a road
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collapse on nearby akin drive and you're taking a live look now at that area east bay municipal utility district says it had to cut off water to 25 homes in the neighborhood. the storm is toppling trees across the bay area. one person was rescued from this car after trees crashed into it last night. it happened on macarthur boulevard in oakland. it's unknown if the driver was injured. and with all this rain, pg&e crews are working around the clock trying to restore power this morning. right now nearly 46,000 people are in the dark. most of the outages are in the east bay. more than 39,000 customers are affected there. in the north bay, there are just over 20 -- i'm sorry, 2,000 outages. and in the peninsula, about 1200 residents are without power. no word when it will be restored. the rain has also been making a mess for drivers on the roads this morning. roqui is tracking the problem areas and roqui, what do you see? >> thank you so much. yeah, actually let's talk about last night. my friend was over and he was,
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like, okay i'm going to head out back to san francisco. and he checked the traffic. and he says i'm going to sit right back on the couch because there was a major problem on the bay bridge. this morning, part of the bay bridge is back open following a big rig flipping over on treasure island at 9 p.m. part of the westbound lanes were closed for hours. and we are told the driver was rushed to the hospital. chp says high winds are to blame. currently these conditions at the bay bridge toll plaza, looks packed. the maze to downtown san francisco will take 11 to 15 minutes. again you have high winds across the span into the city. contra costa county, slowdowns have started but it's a small stretch on westbound 4 between pittsburg and concord at 40 miles per hour heading to 242 and 680 to walnut creek which is looking good for you right now. all right. slow conditions along the altamont pass. 50 miles per hour coming off 205 down to 40 at north flynn
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road. highway wind advisory across the altamont pass, as well. there's high wind advisories everywhere. roberta? breaking right now, the pentagon is assessing the results of a u.s. military strike on the syrian regime. dozens of american cruise missiles struck a syrian airbase in retaliation for a deadly chemical attack in syria that killed more than 80 people. this morning the syrian military says six people were killed and several others were wounded at the base. at least two dozen members of congress were briefed on notified about the attack. some republican lawmakers overwhelmingly agreed with the president saying striking syria was the right thing to do. >> there's a message and component to this, i'm sure, most definitely, but it is more than just messaging. this actually achieved a strategic objective. >> however, other gop members are disagreeing with the president saying that he should have consulted with congress. >> the constitution says that when we go to war, we should vote on it.
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declare war, congress should authorize the use of force. i'm against going to any war without a vote. we're currently in one war illegally and unconstitutionally. >> democrats in california also free with rand paul. state representative ted lieu took to twitter said, i agree with senator rand paul. poets can use military force in defense of the united states but attacking assad regime requires approval. it without congress's approval." a report on syrian state levision called the u.s. missile stri act of "aggression" this morning, russia is condemning the attack a report on syrian state television called the u.s. missile strike an act of aggression. this morning, russia is condemning the attack and says that the strike violates international law. happening today, a final confirmation vote on president trump's supreme court nominee neil gorsuch.
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this comes after senate democrats filibustered his confirmation yesterday leading senate republicans to change the rules to require only a simple majority vote. charles schumer says the change weakens the standing of the senate as a whole. new this morning, a massive fire tore through an oakland home overnight. this is what the scene was like on walnut avenue. firefighters tweeted a video. they were trying to control these huge flames. no word on the cause of the fire or if anyone was hurt. right now in san francisco, crews are at the scene of a three-alarm fire. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is live in san francisco with the very latest. anne. >> reporter: the fire is out michelle but two people were burned in this fire. one of them has critical injuries and is in the hospital right now. firefighters are still inside of three buildings affected by the fire trying to make sure all of the hot spots are out. the fire started at about 1:45 a.m.
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in one house toward the back of the top floor and then quickly spread to the tops of the apartment buildings on both sides. this is video from twitter. all told, 30 people had to escape between the three buildings. firefighters say it was challenging to put this fire out because someone was a hoarder in the house where the fire started. >> that also hides the fire makes it harder to get to. we have bulky clothing and airboatles on and equipment and it makes it hard to get upstairs and down the hall. >> i heard my upstairs neighbor bang on the door and then i smelled smoke. and called 911. >> reporter: he is one of 30 people right now trying to figure out where they are going to stay. the red cross is helping them out. and firefighters are going to be on scene here throughout the day to make sure nothing reignites as they also investigate the exact cause of
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the fire. live in san francisco's richmond district anne makevoc, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] time now 6:08. lawmakers in the senate and the assembly just passed a road repair bill but it comes with a catch. next how much you'll have to pay in gas taxes. >> here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights on slowing you down. but on a morning where you want to use bart, we have delays. i'll tell you all about it. >> and here we go again. after a very stormy night with blustery winds and heavy rain, we have more wind and rain in the forecast. i'll tell you the impact it will have on your weekend. >> plus, in our tech report, why twitter is filing a lawsuit against the feds. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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complete forecast in just a few minutes. prepare to may more at the pump. california lawmakers just
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good morning. time check now 6:12 on this april 7. you made it to your friday. but take a look at your tv screen. we have our live weather camera in the oakland hills where half dozen people have been displaced due to an overnight landslide caused by an inch of rain in the oakland area in the past 24 hours. couple that up with wind gusts over 50 miles per hour. our live hi-def doppler radar is picking up scattered showers popping up in the north bay to the santa cruz mountains. we'll talk about your weekend forecast. that's continuing with storm watch. prepare to pay more at the pump. california lawmakers just passed the gas tax bill. maria medina is live in campbell with more on how much it will impact you. >> reporter: kenny, if you think you pay a lot for gas, you're about to pay a lot more. 12 cents more per gallon. and that is not all. your car registration is also going to go up between $25 and $175 per year per car depending
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on the value of your car. and electric car registrations will go up by $100 a year. now, this new bill, this new gas tax bill, sb1 is set to raise $5 billion per year for infrastructure. there's not been a gas tax in 23 years. >> we are not crocodiles. we know our constituents all over california both republicans and democrats alike do not like this proposal. they do not want their gas taxes to be increased. >> reporter: as you heard republicans were against the gas tax saying our money has been misspent for years but the governor pushed for the bill and now it heads to his desk for his signature. maria medina, kpix 5. >> senate democrats needed one vote from a republican to get a two-thirds majority. >> reporter: they got it from senator anthony canela and according to our kpix 5 political analyst, melissa
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caen, he made a deal with the governor for his vote, he got paid $500 million for transportation projects in his district. >> thank you. bart riders be prepared for closures this weekend. the transit system is planning to stop service between the lake merritt and fruitvale stations tomorrow and sunday. so crews can do repair work on the rails. bart will provide bus bridge where the trains are shut down but allow an extra 25 to 40 minutes for those trips. 6:15. we have a lot going on. we're on storm watch and we have a lot going on, on the roads. >> you know what? it doesn't stop here. we may see a couple of days of break next week but leading into easter more april showers. >> oh-oh. >> at least we'll have may flowers. >> you're crying about the java. you're crying about the rain.
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>> no. we're out of that. now we want sunshine. >> 24-hour. >> for a woman who sleeps nine hours a day. >> hey, we work early. i need my rest! >> let's take a look at traffic. [ laughter ] roberta, what am i going to do with you? >> like a teenager! [ laughter ] sta starting with mass transit, we have bart issues this morning. from the fremont station to richmond, we have a 20-minute delay and that's still in effect here. ace and muni on time. 6:8:30 a.m. and noon san francisco bay ferries buses from vallejo to san francisco and in the reverse 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. buses. due to mechanical repairs. moving now to our roads. we have a lot of cars in downtown san francisco at the bay bridge toll plaza. maze to
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downtown 15 minutes with high windses across the span. altamont pass 40 miles an hour. high winds there. but i think those high winds to worry about all throughout the bay area. >> we have breezy to windy conditions continuing after last night's blustery winds. martinez with winds up to 50 miles per hour, as well. good morning. this is the scene right now. we're looking at our rainfall totals over the past 24 hours as we see cloudy skies over the bay. venado 11 miles outside of healdsburg in the north bay with over 4 inches of rain. 2 inches at the airport in santa rosa. san francisco a hefty total for
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24 hours. other weather watcher finally woke up, thank you, gang. over 1.5" in santa rosa. thanks, john. san francisco george reports over an inch. katie in hayward approaching an inch and in mountain view ray reports over three-tenths inch. rain still right there around the santa cruz mountains and along i-5 into the hollister area, as well. also in modesto all this sagging to the south but we are getting random showers this morning just outside of santa rosa. also in curtner and union city, your rainfall just ended. and this is the scenario today. i wanted to share this with you because that's going to be the case a hit-and-miss scattered shower at any time. breezy winds right now san francisco 23 gusting to 25 in the sfo area. 16 half moon bay. winds pretty breezy around the rim of the bay. inland winds anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour. that is going to be the case throughout the morning hours. then increasing 20 to 30 later on this evening. a very wet pavement over the
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golden gate bridge this morning. mill valley saw nearly a full inch of rain. look at the temperatures. pretty uniform in the 50s. beautiful cold front of the that's the front slicing through. that's what we still have to experience. around it a lot of unsettled air. so therefore, again a random shower any point of the day. there's your evening commute again. heaviest rain to the north slicing through 8 to 10:00 in the evening hours. more rain for tomorrow morning. then as the clock ticks on by during the afternoon hours, we begin to see some clearing. we will clear out by saturday night. sunday morning sunny and clear. temperatures today with the 60s another quarter inch of rain in san rafael to almost half inch in san jose. we are talking about two feet of snow on the mountains between now and saturday. that's a total accumulation with the winter storm warning in effect so obviously you need the chains. sunrise 6:45. we are looking ahead to the weekend, we'll have showers
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early, we'll clear out during the evening hours but plan on breezy cool showery start to the berkeley bay festival. make it a great day. now in our tech report, twitter is suing the government over demands to unmaskthe person behind an account challenging president trump. the person behind the twitter handle "@alt-uscis" has been posting tweets opposed to president trump's immigration policies. the government is calling for the social media network to turn over records related to the account. but twitter won't do it. they say it's covered by the first amendment. facebook is trying to help you spot fake news on its site by adding a notification that pops up every few days and when you click it, it takes you to tips and other tools on how to spot fake news looking closely at website addresses seeing if they are spoofing real news sites and checking websites about sections for more information. lyft has raised about $500
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million in a new round of funding valuing the san francisco startup at $7.5 billion. according to a person familiar with the investment, because the investments haven't been announced publicly, they are still searching for funding. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, 40-mile-an-hour winds were nothing for a 40- year-old golfer in round one of the master's. and the giants start her nine strikeouts last night. it was the other ones that got him in trouble. ,,
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good morning, everyone. the world's number one player is out of the masters and the leader was ten strokes better than the field average. dustin johnson withdrew before his tee time because of a back injury he had in a fall two days ago. with johnson out, jordan spieth became the new betting favorite.
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but on 15 his shot rolled into the creek leading to a quadruple bogey, nine. spieth is three over tired for 41st. the high winds at augusta did not affect charley hoffman. sticking his approach on 17, setting up his fourth straight birdie. hoffman cards his 7-under 65 and leads the field by 4 shots. . top of the sixth tied at two buster posey with the first run batted in with a double. giants lead 3-2. but jeff samardzija couldn't hold it. arizona's jake lamb gives the d- backs a three-run home run. arizona wins 9-3. they take three out of four in the series. this guy jacked out of his mind to spend the afternoon at the coliseum. wonder how he reacted to the 3rd inning last from the a's ryan healy against the angels. healy's second home run of the year. oakland won 5-1 and they split the season opening series.
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the oilers and the sharks. tied at 2 in the third period, score from right in front of the net for the second three in the period. edmonton wins 4-2. these teams will very likely match up in the first round of the play- offs. masters round 2 gets under way today. rounds 3 and 4 will be televised right here on kpix with our postgame show to follow. have a great weekend. a fire has displaced 30 people in san francisco and left three people injured. the latest live from the scene next.
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the u.s. military launches air strikes on syria. this morning president trump defends his decision to attack. >> using a deadly nerve agent, assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children. >> now world leaders are issuing responses of their own. >> the attack was being planned as president trump welcomed china's president to his florida resort for a two-day summit. good morning, it's friday, april 7. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. weijia jang joins us live with the latest from west palm beach, florida. weijia. >> reporter: >> reporter: president trump says he was moved to take action after seeing images of innocent children killed in the chemical weapons attack. but this morning, the office of the syrian president says the missile strike was reckless and irresponsible.
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reporter: last night a series of u.s. missile strikes took direct aim at the regime of syrian leader bashar assad. >> tonight i ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in syria from where the chemical attack was launched. >> reporter: two u.s. navy warships in the mediterranean sea fired a total of 59 tomahawk missiles aimed at this airbase in central syria. >> it is in this vital national security interest of the united states to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons. >> reporter: a report on syrian state television called the u.s. missile strike an aggression but stopped short of calling it an act of war. russia's response is even more critical. the kremlin has aligned itself with the syrian government. this morning, russia is condemning the attack and says the strike violates international law.
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russian state tv aired footage showing craters and damage left by the explosions. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: a spokesman for the russian foreign minister also claims the u.s. strike was planned before tuesday's chemical attack. secretary of state rex tillerson told reporters the president made the decision to strike thursday. >> it does demonstrate that president trump is willing to act when governments and actors cross the line. >> reporter: a u.s. official says vice president mike pence worked out of the white house situation room during the strikes. and the pentagon says whether there will be additional strikes depends on whether syria conducts more chemical attacks on its own people. live in west palm beach, florida, kenny and michelle, back to you. >> weijia, there seem to be discrepancy over the outcome of
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the strike when how much missiles hit the base. >> reporter: so the russian defense ministry says only 23 of those 59 missiles actually touched and that's very different interest what a u.s. official tells cbs news -- from what a u.s. official tells cbs news that all but one of them hit the base. it's unclear where that one went but they believe the gps failed. so 23 of 58 is different. the pentagon will continue to assess. >> weijia jang from west palm beach, thank you. house minority leader nancy pelosi and other democrats said that the president should have consulted with congress before that strike. pelosi said: comprehensive political solution to end the violence." we'll have the ve est.. hout the morning. you can also get bre ws updates.. on our app.. and online at cbs s-f dot com. right now: we're on storm watch >> we'll have the latest throughout the morning. you can get breaking news updates on our app and online
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at cbssf.com. right now, we are on storm watch. powerful wind and rain are moving through the bay area another look at the hi-def doppler. you can see the mudslide in the oakland hills. >> they clocked winds up to 50 miles an hour in the oakland hills and nearly half dozen people are displaced this morning due to that particular landslide. they saw a nearly full inch of rain in oakland in a very short amount of time. good morning, everybody. let's get to it. right now, 6:34 live hi-def doppler, do you see the bands of precipitation off the north bay coast? that's going to be the scenario all day today with the random spotty pickup shower. we have a lot of instability in the atmosphere. andrew bogut with light rain on highway 1 all the way into dillon beach. then we hop on over towards the santa cruz mountains and drift on over towards watsonville into monterey bay where we have light to moderate rainfall at this hour. our live hi-def doppler radar will continue to be up and
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ready all day with more rain in the forecast. mostly cloudy, look at the wet pavement at the golden gate bridge. i like calling on this shot so i can look at the flag on the fly. it's a breezy start to your day. uniform temperatures in the 50s. winds clocked up to 23 in san francisco. 14 sfo gusts to 25. 16 at the coast. so we are breezy to windy coast to peninsula. 15-mile-an-hour winds in vallejo through the carquinez bridge. more wind this evening. that's the front advising through a lot of instability with the passage of this front. another round of rain by later this evening. in advancement of it the winds pick up again 15 in the half moon bay area to 25. we do anticipate winds 20 to 30 throughout our friday night. there you have it when the front is passing through at 20 miles per hour. calm conditions in the south bay. meanwhile, today, again, bottom line, keep that umbrella handy.
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a spotty scattered shower. winds southwest 10 to 20 increasing 20 to 30 towards the tail end of your evening commute. another round of rain to go later on tonight. we'll clack -- we'll clock that system together kenny at 48 minutes after the hour. roberta, thank you. and the heavy rain hitting the bay area are sending pg&e crews all over the region to restore power. right now nearly 46,000 people are in the dark. most of them are in the east bay. more than 39,000 customers affected. and in the north bay, there are about 2,000 outages. and in the peninsula, about 1200. there's no word on when it will be restored. here's a live look out at sfo. 44 flights are delayed and 13 canceled. the oakland international airport is reporting 7 delays and 3 cancellations. san jose's airport has 5 delays and 3 cancellations. winter storm warnings have
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also been issued for the higher elevations of the sierra where heavy snow is likely. we're taking a live look now at "sierra at tahoe," plenty of snow for skiers this weekend. chain controls are expected to be on interstate 80 and donner and echo summits. chains required. in the bay area, there's also some slick spots on the roads. >> roqui has been tracking the problem areas. roqui? >> thank you. yeah, we haven't had any bad crashes this morning. but now we do in san jose. it's causing some heavy delays. let's take a look at northbound 280 in san jose before 10th street. it's a three-car crash blocking the right lane. and as you can see, causing speeds down to 15 miles per hour. so very slow there. the backup is on 680. of give yourself extra time to get through there. in san jose. we'll keep you posted as to when it's cleared up. the rest of the south bay not bad. slowdowns on northbound 101 and northbound 87. otherwise, you're looking good as you head out the door. slow on the altamont pass,
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moving at about 30 miles per hour along the way. high wind advisory across the way there. minor slowdowns on westbound 4 in contra costa county. california drivers your ride is about to get smoother and more expensive. kpix 5's maria medina is live in campbell with the gas tax lawmakers just passed. >> reporter: good morning, kenny. you know, gas is already high over here in campbell. it is $3.15 per gallon for regular. and it's going to get higher by 12 cents per gallon because of the new gas tax. and that's not all. your car registration is going up between $25 and $175 a year per car depending on the value of the car. and electric car registrations go up $100 a year. now, this new bill is called sb1. it's set to raise $5 billion er maintain our highways and
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roads. also important to mention this is the first gas tax hike in 23 years. >> reader's digest says our roads are 49th the worst. other people say they are like 43rd. whatever. we got to fix 'em. it takes real money. it's not in the general fund. and all this stuff well caltrans isn't so efficient, well, caltrans is a lot more efficient than its critics. and it's not perfect. and nobody is. [ laughter ] >> reporter: republicans were against the gas tax saying our money has been misspent for years. assembly member vince fong released this statement saying: now, the governor pushed for this bill and it heads to him now for his signature. live in campbell, maria medina,
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kpix 5. right now, fire crews in san francisco are at the scene of a three-alarm blaze in the richmond district. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is live in san francisco with the latest. anne. >> reporter: now that the sun is coming up you can see some of the damage here. that's one of the buildings that was burned in the fire. you can see a lot of the damage there to the top and the roof of the building. two people were burned in the fire one of them with critical injuries in the hospital right now and firefighters trying to make sure all the hot spots are out here at the scene. the fire started at 1:45 in one house for the back of the top floor and quickly spread to the tops of the apartment buildings on both sides. this is video from twitter. 30 people had to escape between the three buildings. firefighters say it was really challenging to put this fire out. there was some hoarding on in the house where the fire started so firefighters are going to be on the scene throughout the day to make sure
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that nothing reignites here as they assess the damage. the red cross is helping the many people who are now out of their homes this morning. and there was another person injured in addition to the two people who were burned. that person had an unrelated medical emergency. possibly caused by the stress. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] severe storms sweeping through the south. the damage left behind from strong winds and rain as many work to clean up. >> plus, a lot of people are calling uber or lyft instead of an ambulance to be rushed to the hospital. why they say they are doing it and the warning from doctors. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. the dow is up 12. when we come back, we'll get a report from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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geez good morning. i hope you had a great week. you know, last weekend i was on the delta and people were reminding me that this weekend is opening day on the delta. i'm sorry, friends. we're going to have 50s. the weather conditions do improve during the afternoon but again, a cool raw breezy day. its also the berkeley bay festival tomorrow. berkeley marina another day with a wet start. and then some clearing. cherry blossom festival this whole weekend in japantown at 57 degrees. and boy, you know what? it's tough enough to ride 100 miles with dry conditions. a very wet start in pleasanton, cool for the cinderella classic beginning at the alameda county fairgrounds at 60 degrees. good luck, ladies! time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs
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this morning." gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning, gayle. >> reporter: hello, michelle. we are covering the story at the pentagon in turkey and the president in florida with the latest on the u.s. missile strikes against syria. we'll talk with senator marco rubio and others about what's to come. plus, the danger of an eruption to a popular tourist destination. >> how snooping on your kids could have legal ramifications. so don't do it. snoopers, you know who you are. hello, my name is gayle. i'm a snooper. >> i am too. >> see you at 7:00. >> i'm a snooper, too. i have a 17-year-old. >> listen with both ears to this one. >> i will. thank you. see you at 7:00. the department of water resources says enneers are working against the clock to make repairs to the. >> reporter: spillway and dam there. the agent -- oroville spillway and dam. they wonder what happens in the
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next rainy season. officials are trying to sign contracts for the construction company to rebuild the storm damaged spillway. they expect it to be finalized in 10 days. the massive project could cost up to $1 billion. >> this is the kind of project it would take two or three years to design and two or three years to build. so we are going to do this in about nine months. >> the dwr claims that the repair work will make the spillway much stronger than it was before. so it will be able to withstand extra water from strong storms. homeowners in parts of florida and georgia are facing some costly repairs after possible tornadoes hit them. this is damage in florida where some residents had minor scratches after their roofs collapsed. on the right is oxford, georgia, where five suspected tornadoes uprooted many trees. the bay area is also seeing some rain right now. no tornadoes roberta but heavy strong winds. your daughter last night
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was frightened, right? she thought it was a tornado. it was gusty winds. 50 to 65 miles per hour in the east bay. hardest hit was martinez. danville pleasanton and livermore. good morning, 6:48. out the door with what you need to know. we have cloud cover and over the past 24 hours, we have seen venado in the north bay just outside of healdsburg. it's a small community about 1,000 people. but they are like the waialea of the bay area, with over 4 inches of rain. santa rosa area 2 inches. la honda almost 2 inches. danville 1.25. los gatos over an inch. san francisco,.92." our live hi-def doppler radar is picking up the front that sliced through the bay area between 11 and 2 a.m. this morning to the south of the bay area but look what's going on. some hit-and-miss scattered showers around hidden valley lake. meanwhile, to the south, some hit-and-miss scattered showers from fremont through wayne into
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the east foothills of san jose. inverness moderate rain now backing through bolinas and i wanted to share all this with you because that's going to be the scenario all day. a spotty hit-and-miss showers in addition winds right now southwest 23 gusts to 25 at sfo. 16 at the seashore 10 in san ramon. 15 vallejo backing through the carquinez strait. you winds southwest 10 to 20. look what happens. this is my mount vaca cam. it's got some fog and some raindrops. we have the temperatures there in the mid-50s. it's pretty much mid- to high 50s across the board so that's the vigorous front with the gusty winds. we told you the winds were going to be a major part of the story. that's the center of the core still offshore. look at that. can you see it? watch this developing offshore right about there. that's going to impact your friday night. so here's how we're playing out your futurecast. this afternoon, mostly cloudy but we start to see heavier rain develop across the far
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reaches of the north bay. wind and rain to the south. saturday morning showers through the afternoon. clearing out by saturday night. that sets the stage for a clear sunrise for palm sunday and will be sunnier than saturday. half inch of rain in many locations over the next 24 to 36 hours. winter storm warning and watches still in effect for the high sierra. by the time all is done, two feet of snow at the mountain up to 4 to 12 inches at the lake level which means you need the chains. heavenly not checked in with their snow level yet but rain and snow all the way through saturday night. same on the north shore. north star you have plenty of powder between now and saturday night. alpine meadows corduroy skiing or champagne powder. don't forget your brain bucket if you are heading to the high
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sierra. we do have inclement weather through about saturday night. then sunshine at least through tuesday. more april showers on wednesday and thursday. roqui, what are you giggling about over there? >> i'm assuming brain bucket means helmet? >> you got it! >> nice snow terms. it's 6:51. let's check the roads. we have a crash in san jose causing some heavy delays here. northbound 280 before 10th street it's a three-car crash blocking that right lane. making your drive at just 15 miles per hour. and the backups extend to 680 so give yourself extra time to get through there. south bay not bad. we have some slowdowns on northbound 101 maybe northbound 87 but otherwise you're looking good. to the altamont pass, you're moving at just 30 miles per hour along the way. high winds to worry about here as well so be prepared to drive safely there and we have flooding to report in oakland eastbound 980 the connector to eastbound 580 some flooding in lanes.
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we're trained to call an ambulance in a medical emergency but people are calling uber and lyft saying it's faster and they can provide the hospital. but hospitals don't provide all the same kind of care and then the hospitals have to call 911 and the ambulance will take the passenger to the right hospital. and they will end up spending up to $1,700 and a critical amount of time. >> that's a difference of 30 minutes or more could mean the difference between life and death. >> uber says it's grateful passengers use the service but the company encourages customers to call an ambulance in medical emergencies. three people are injured in a fire in san francisco. coming up, we'll hear from a firefighter about what made this fire so tough to put out. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. clutter in the way" it's 6--- time for y i'm anne makovec live at the scene of a big fire in san francisco's richmond district. you can see some of the damage to an apartment building here behind me as firefighters try to make sure all of the hot spots are out. two people were burned in this fire one of them critically, recovering in the hospital now. this fire started at 1:45 a.m. in one house toward the back and spread to the tops of the apartment buildings on both sides. this is video from twitter. 25 to 30 people had to escape between the three buildings. firefighters say it was challenging to put this fire out because there was some hoarding going on in the house where the fire started. >> you got heavy smoke conditions, visibility is next to 0. and you're trying to make your way up a staircase or down
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a hall and you have a lot of clutter in the way. >> reporter: so firefighters will be on the scene throughout the day to make sure nothing reignites here as they assess the damage. red cross is helping the people who are now out of their homes. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:57. time for your "final 5. leers around theworld leaders supporting president trump's authorization of a strike against syria in response to a chemical attack against syrian residents this week. this is the first time the u.s. has targeted syrian forces. at least 6 military people died in the air strike. russia and iran are condemning the attack. president trump announced the air strike from his florida resort where he is holding his first summit with china's president. the two leaders are discussing north korea's nuclear ambitions as well as tensions over trade. in just a few hours, supreme court nominee neil
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gorsuch is expected to be confirmed. republicans used the "nuclear option" yesterday after the democrats filibustered. the move created a new rule changing the required number of votes to break a filibuster. and prices are going up for california drivers. the senate passed a transportation bill to bring in billions of dollars for road repairs. so gas taxes will go up about 12 cents a gallon. multiple people were evacuated in the oakland hills because of a landslide. here is a live look. this is near banning drive. crews say the landslide happened around 8 p.m. they are working to clear it up. it is now 6:58. let's take a look at traffic. all right. starting in san jose, we have a problem here three car crash on northbound 280 before 10th street blocking the right lane and closer to the scene you are at 30 miles per hour. but in the backup, you're at 9 miles per hour. the backup extends to 680. not bad in the rest of the south bay. to contra costa county, very minor slowdowns in
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the concord area at 36 miles per hour. if you are traveling into downtown san francisco, 13 minutes between the maze to downtown. thank you very much. good morning, everybody. it's our live weather camera from the transamerica pyramid we are looking out past yerba buena island. cannot see much of the east bay. a little hint of some stratus in the form of some fog is forming. temperature-wise 52 santa rosa, to 59 degrees in oakland and yup it's still in the breezy side. winds are out of the -- did i say breezy? i should say blustery. the winds have dialed back now out of the southwest 10 to 20. it will continue to blow today with scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms heavy rain tonight between 8 and 10 p.m. gusty winds. saturday morning scattered showers. 60s today, cooler over the weekend. it will be sunny on sunday. make sure to download our cbssf mobile weather app. you can see live radar and get severe weather alerts sent to your phone >> i have the app but i have roberta's number, too.
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[ laughter ] >> hey, what's going on? >> her number is ... [ laughter ] ♪[ music ] good morning to our viewers in the wes it is friday, april 7th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning". president trump launches a missile strike targeting a syrian air base, blamed for a deadly chemical attack. russia responds this morning saying the united states broke international law. senator marco rubio, and michael morell and fran townsend will discuss what's next. judge neil gorsuch is likely to join the supreme court in a few hours. the senate votes today after republicans make a historic change in the confirmation rules. and we remember mr. warmth, comedy legend don rickles, he loved to put you down and make you laugh. we begin with a look at today's eye opener, youror

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