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hurricane irene has made landfall in north carolina. rain and heavy winds battling the east coast. mandatory evacuations are in place and flights are canceled. in a few hours new york transit will slow down. the storm has weakened overnight but it will remain her case force winds into new england. >> hurricane irene already made
landfall in north carolina leaving an estimated 200,000 people without power. it has the potential of affecting tens of millions of people as it makes its way north. hurricane irene made landfall near cape lookout n.c. this morning. cities along the east coast are bracing for this major storm. the strongest hurricane that they experience and perhaps 20 years. >> is surfer in virginia beach died after being caught in a recurrence. thousands of people are without power. new york ordered a mandatory evacuation for low-lying areas of the city. >> the best thing that could happen is this storm turns east and heads to see. that is not likely to happen. unfortunately there will be a serious storm coming in. it is better to take precautions and get out of the way of the storm. mother nature
is much stronger than all of us. >> people have been warned to prepare for flower outages and storm surges. even the new york subway system is scheduled to stop burning this afternoon. the president says that the government is ready but people on the east coast need to stay alert. >> i cannot stress this highly enough, if you or in the projected path of this hurricane, you have to take precautions now. do not wait, do not delay. we hope for the best but we must be prepared for the worst. >> we have confirmed the first fatality in virginia beach. we are also getting reports of at least one tornado created by hurricane irene. >> the only sound in new york
city will be the oncoming storm. residents and everyone will be walking. subway and care plans have been shut down. commuter transit in new jersey and philadelphia are also shutting down service. area hotels have transported patients ahead of irene's arrival. >> this is video from san francisco international airport on friday were hundreds of passengers were stopped when airlines cancelled flights to the eastern seaboard. some people barely made it on to their flights. many passengers will have to stick it out or find a different way home. although there were airlines the worst of the passengers to their destination, the cost was high but some people said it was worth the money. it >> i was supposed to fly out on
sunday, i got on this last flight for $2,000. >> i have a car and long-term parking at jfk that will probably be under 5 ft. of water or something like that. my apartment, there might even be a window open in my apartment. i have no one to go and get it. >> as we mentioned all five airports in the new york area are closed to arriving flights. officials say other cities that will be tough to get to our washington d.c., boston, new jersey and philadelphia. u.s. air with salon has canceled 6100 flights. >> we're taking a look at storm tracker 4. hurricane irene hitting north carolina really hard right now. you can see the outer banks of north carolina with gusts up to 115 mi. per hour. since face the worst of it
will be midday today and into sunday. the worst will be saturday into sunday. in maine dust can get up to 85 mi. per hour. tropical storm force winds are forecast to last about 12 hours. the worst of it will be sunday midday into sunday evening. back to the bay area weather, certainly a different story. we are dealing with low clouds, fog and patchy drizzle. " our delays at sfo. mostly sunny conditions horsewhip we're taking a look at temperatures outside. 50 degrees in santa rosa. 58 in antioch and
livermore. 61 in mountain view and 61 in san jose. let's take a look at the afternoon highs. in los gatos, 84. a warm 92 in morgan hill and 94 for livermore. 70 degrees expected for san francisco and 92 expected for fairfield. warm temperatures this weekend. we are going to be dealing with the morning fog and partly cloudy conditions and a little bit of the debt as we get into the tuesday and wednesday. warner by thursday and friday. >> an earthquake measuring 4.6 struck monterey county this morning. the earthquake hit roughly 65 mi. south of san jose around 12:15 pm. a series
>> it is just after 10:00 a.m. in new york. stores are cleaned out as people prepare for hurricane i rain. residents are stocking up on bottled water, flashlights and generators. although the shelves are empty, owners say a big storm is usually devastating. >> in new york city, visitors are heeding the warnings to get out. many left hotels after a mandatory evacuation order was announced. gov. chris christie has a strong message for people
trying to ride out the storm. >> get the hell off the beach and get out. you are done. it is for 30 p.m.. you have maximize your tan. >> meanwhile red cross groups are headed east to help people affected by hurricane erin. about 30 volunteers from five counties including album needed and san mateo have joined forces with local relief groups. red cross officials say dozens more volunteers are on standby. volunteers helped build shelters, mobilize equipment and give first-aid. >> it we triaged people. we treat whatever their age and hurts our. we can do some spending. we can call 911 if it is available to get the proper facility set up for people to go. >> 10 07 a.m., with kron 4 for continuing coverage on retainer ring. we have the latest updates
picture from carolina. a lot of the beach has been eroded. hurricane i read made landfall overnight forcing the evacuation of 2 million people along the eastern seaboard of to massachusetts. here is damage video from atlantic beach, north carolina. you can see debris left on the beach. the hurricane center says an ocean search of of to 11 ft. is possible and coastal north carolina. it will
probably damaged homes, businesses and other structures. president obama is back at the white house. here he is with the the first family at andrews air force base. they cut their vacation short because of hurricane irene. the president has been in close contact with state and local leaders in irene's pass. in just a few hours transportation will come to a standstill in new york. the port authority closed five airports for arriving flights. departing flights will stay open depending on the condition. the decision was made to avoid stranding passengers when mass transit stop service. shut down. bus and train service will be halted. in brooklyn, hundreds of patients were evacuated from coney island. this city ordered everyone in
the area marked in red to move to safety. >> we are issuing a mandatory evacuation order for everyone who lives in the low-lying zones and coastal areas of new york and all five boroughs. >> those in the second zone will be told to evacuate the area remains a category two. >> massive flooding. >> this simulation shows with a category 2 hurricane could do to the brooklyn tunnel. the army corps of engineers say category to could flood at jfk airport to a depth of 5.5 ft.. the storm surge with leaves lower manhattan under more than a foot of water including the financial district, tribeca and the east village. most of the power plants that supplied the city with power could be crippled. told thousands--total damage in the tens of billions. new
yorkers to do not listen. you can always tell a new yorker, but you cannot tell them very much. >> many are stocking up on flashlights and candles. >> i am not going to freak out over it. what are we going to do? >> meanwhile, hundreds of patients have been evacuated from hospitals across new york city ahead of hurricane irene. officials say the hospital and nursing home evacuation plans were established and enhanced after 911 and hurricane katrina. >> we are going to track her can i read on storm tracker 4. you can see it heading north carolina really hard. we're 20 track its path. the outer banks expect gusts up to one and 50 mi. per hour. tropical storm force winds are expected to last 27 hours. from and this evening
and tomorrow morning. in maryland, thus to get up to 105 mi. per hour. tropical storm force winds expected to last about 24 hours, a full day today and tomorrow. as we have to n.y. gus could get up to 100 mi. per hour. that is forecast to hit tonight and into tomorrow evening. in portland maine, gusts could get up to 85 mi. per hour. it is forecast to hit sunday in to sunday evening. in the bay area we are dealing with low clouds, fog and patchy drizzle. mostly sunny conditions and warmer temperatures over the weekend. as we head into the next work week we will see partly cloudy and cooler temperatures. 50 degrees in santa rosa, 542 san rafael. napa and fairfield, 56. 61 and mountain view and 58
currently in los goddess. let's take it look at the afternoon highs. a gorgeous day. 65 for half moon bay. upper 70's through hayward and fremont. a.d. in mountain view. livermore is the warmest spot on the map. as we have to the north bay we will see below 90s through fairfield, 89 in vallejo and 70 for downtown san francisco. your 7 day around the bay, warmer temperatures sticking around for the weekend and a little bit of a cool down as we start the work week. partly cloudy lasted for the rest of the workweek. >> returning to california news, highway 880140 into yosemite remains closed. firefighters are continuing to battle a blaze, a wild fire outside of the park. the blaze is 0 percent contained and has consumed 2,500 a. since
thursday. a motor home caught fire. highway 880140 is closed from eastern air posted to the parks to date. some local traffic is being escorted through the officials suggest that tourists traveling to the park to take highways 120 or 41 instead. >> today marks three months since the disappearance of michele lee, the nursing student who vanished from hayward hospital and has not been seen since. family and friends are marking the anniversary by releasing balloons in the east bay. hayward police are expected to speak at today's event. her family continues to hold out hope that she is still alive despite investigators treating the case as a homicide. the family is offering a 100,000 reward for information leading to her location. >> there is much more to come on the kron 4 news weekend. here is a satellite picture of hurricane irene which has been pounding the beaches of north carolina
>> we are taking a look at hurricane hireling battling the north carolina coast. in late landfall just a few minutes ago with category force winds of 85 mi. per hour beading of beaches, flooding roads and knocking out power to hundreds of homes. irene has weekend but remains a large and dangerous storm as it moves towards atlantic, new york and new england. another live picture from north carolina where hurricane irene made landfall. the governor there have already declared a state of emergency but she said just hours ago most residents have heeded warnings to evacuate or hunker down in place and ride out the storm. >> here is a satellite look of hurricane irene. it is a category one storm turning its way along the east coast. it is
set to hit some of the most populated areas in the united states with some 65 million people. >> right here on the banks of the river, you can truly get a sense of the schools. officials tell us that they are not concerned >> they are concerned about storm surge. hong of north that are concerned about the river spilling over its banks. here is one of the squalls that we talked about. >> the emergency management director said that 14,800 customers are without power. why are concerned about the flash
>> storm tracker 4 shows her can i really really hitting north carolina, virginia, delaware and maryland. it is on the outer banks of north carolina with just getting up to 115 mi. per hour. it is forecasted to last about 27 hours. as we had to ocean city, md. gus will be at 105 mi. per hour. tropical storm force winds scheduled to last 24 hours. as we head to new york city, gusts could get up to 100 mi. per hour in forecast to hit this evening lasting 21 hours, into tomorrow evening. in portland, maine dust could get up to 85 mi. per hour and forecast to last 12 hours. now we're going to head back to the bay area weather. here is a live look outside for the mt. tam cam. and little bit breezy. stake clouds and patchy close to
fall. as we head into the afternoon sunny and warm conditions getting really warm inland. we are expecting a lot of '90s and we will see overnight fog and clouds come back into the forecast. let's take a look at temperatures outside, mostly into the 50s and 60s. 51 in santa rosa, 53 now. mid-50s through oakland as well as concord. some of those 60 degree readings in places like mountain view and san jose. afternoon highs will be warm and places like livermore. the same for antioch. mid-60's for half moon bay. as you head to the north bay we are expecting to get to 87 for santa rosa, 84 for navato. 70 for downtown san francisco. 92 in fairfield and 81 expected in vallejo. take a look at the 7 day around the bay. the warm temperatures are sticking around for the weekend with a little bit of a cool down as we start the work week.
partly cloudy conditions are back in the forecast. >> security is going to be tight tonight during the 49 games at candlestick park following last weekend's violence at a preseason game that ended with two shootings, and beading and several brawls inside and outside the stadium. >> the san francisco forty- niners will host the houston texans on saturday at candlestick park. there are a lot of new security changes to make sure that the violence that happened last week will not happen again. the 49 is released sunday measures earlier in the week. first, let me tell you what the police department will police officers at this weekend's game than a typical season game. more officers will patrol in and around candlestick park on foot, bicycles and motorcycles. they will be looking for people causing problems and it will also be on the lookout for people who are
drunk. the police apparel also send out a special team to focus on of theft prevention. once the game is over as fans prepared to drive home there will be dui checkpoints around the stadium. fans will see a lot of police officers and it will constantly be on the move. let's talk about the new measures. the team will win interrogating to four hours meaning of those gains to the parking lot will not open up until four hours before the game. the teen has also banned post-game tailgating. >> still to come, release efforts are already under way in new york.
this is a live look from carolina, three hours ahead of us. they were slammed by a 85 mi. per hour winds from hurricane irene that made landfall overnight. it has forced the evacuation of 2 million people along the eastern seaboard 3 new york and massachusetts. the american red cross is already hard at work on relief efforts. >> we have already seen thousands of people come to our shelter in carolina. we have about 50 shill shelters. of the lid with people who have either evacuated, tourists were people who are concerned that they are in a flood zone. we have shelters up and down the east coast already in operation. a lot of people do want to evacuate. we will see thousands of people in our shelters when the hurricanes are coming. what
is different about this storm is it is all the way of the east coast. we're talking about a massive response effort. thousands of volunteers are already in action. hundreds of shoulders are opening. we have a ton of vehicles already deploying. here is video from myrtle beach. to win has been pretty brisk. 85 mi. per hour. although it is not as high as it was supposed to be, it is a dangerous and deadly storm. stay with kron 4 for continuing coverage of hurricane i ring. we will have the latest updates on the air and on line at www.kron4.com. still to come, clean energy nation. let's go
with a live look and carolina. with streets and it went. hurricane irene knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. it also sent a surge of water in the eastern part of the state flooding homes. the already established an emergency. we're going to start a look at storm tracker 4 showing as hurricane erin and spinning off of the east coast into maryland and delaware. it is forecast to hit
all day today take a look at bay area weather. certainly a different story. low clouds and fog producing patchy drizzle. and the afternoon mostly sunny and a little bit of a cool down as we start your work week. temperatures outside are still slow to warm. fifth we have some 60 degree readings out there. let's take a look at the afternoon highs serious flaw 81 expected in sunnyvale. inland we are seeing hot temperatures. 91 of vicksburg, 90 in antioch, 93 in pleasanton. it will be a nice day along the east bay shores.
mid-70s near oakland and richmond. upper 70's in hayward and union city. at the peninsula, a first 70's. 76 for san mateo. 674 pacifica and we will finish in the north bay. a person is expected your santa rosa. 83 expected for mill valley and 92 expected for fairfield. for those of you going to the ball game, the houston astros against the giants at at&t park. partly cloudy and mild conditions. your 7 day around the bay is showing us >> lawmakers are trying to come up with solutions to reduce the
nation's dependence on foreign oil. joining us this morning congressman from the east bay and a journalist, they are the authors of the new book clean energy nation good morning, gentlemen. and given this current weather system that we're talking about, the hurricanes and the curse could we just had, the very hot summer that a scorching taxes and many other places, some would say they're just regular weather patterns. >> it is hard to assign global warning to anyone event of the patterns we are seen, the heat and drought over taxes, some of the flooding we have seen, we see glaciers melted and oceans rise. biological systems are migrating. there is an overwhelming amount of evidence that global warming is now taking place and will affect
everyone. >> you are and energy dependence expert. in working on this book are you finding more and more people excepting that? there are a lot of people understand the nature of global warming but a lot of people are trying to resist anything that we need to do to address that issue. it is about economic security. your book provides an
invaluable road map to capping global warming according to one person. it has to do with how we produce and consume energy. shares some of the steps that the congressman was talking about in the book. legislative first steps. >> there is a lot of technology out there that would help us reach energy freedom and cap the amount of carbon dioxide we put in the year. it is basically getting our national security in order in terms of international news and the economics of our country, we basically need to
develop clean energy systems to revitalize our economy and quality of life really comes down to the health, the environment and to basically our productivity as a nation. >> in california we are working on electric cars and even california it does not seem that we have totally moved into a green economy. >> california is clearly leading the nation. we are proud of the state for doing them but there is more that we need to do in terms of efficiency and getting the technology out there and putting it in people's homes. >> i think the political will and washington does not reassure us that we're going to get anything moving forward
>> we have dropped the ball a little bit. it is a tremendous opportunity for us to see the potential. fit is about what our forefathers believe, people's journeys to be free and not to be dependent on other people and technology that can damage us. there is a real opportunity. americans will benefit greatly if will move forward. it is outlined in our book. people will enjoy reading it. there are great stories about great americans the made the country exceptional with innovation and hard work. >> is there any country moving rapidly towards addressing these issues?
remain hurricane force winds through the mid-atlantic. the plans are very strong. the rains have really come down. the main concern for officials and carolina is that hurricane iris -- hurricane has potential for major damage. >> winds and heavy rainfall started in the coastline early saturday in cities all along the east coast are bracing. >> for some people
about 24 hours for ocean city marilyn's getting up to about 105 mi. per hour gusts. it is forecast to last 21 hours. gusts to get up to 100 mi. per hour. we're finishing off and portland maine. they're expecting gusts up to 85 mi. per hour. we are going to bring things back to the bay area weather. definitely different circumstances. we're dealing with low clouds and fog with patchy drizzle. warmer temperatures expected over the weekend and partly cloudy and cooler temperatures as we start the work week. temperatures are pretty slow to budge. low 50s from santa rosa to half moon bay. mid-50s to concord and mid- 50s through antioch. 61 in
mountain view and 60 currently in san jose. the afternoon highs warming to about 87. we're getting pretty hot in lens. mid- 60's along the coast in half moon bay. 92 expected for fairfield. anyone expected for vallejo and 70 for downtown san francisco. >> one place where it is heating up is in the sonoma. >> this is the eyes got indycar season. it is a big event all the country. this is one of the biggest events. this is one of the biggest road courses. this is about the coolest place to
be. they're doing some inspection work. let me show you what is happening. the image of the cars and all of the specifications. you can see the size of the wheels and the balance on the wheels. very detailed. the cars are remarkable. this is not like nascar. these cars were built for racing. they sound different. it is happening all
>> we have been following hurricane irene. here is a live picture from carolina. the hurricane made landfall overnight and has forced the evacuation of 2 million people along the eastern seaboard from washington, new york and come up to massachusetts. hundreds of passengers were stuck after airlines began canceling flights to the east. some people barely made it on to their flights. many passengers had to stick it out or find a different way home although there were airlines still getting passengers to their destinations the cost was high. for some people it was worth the money.
my car will probably be under 5 ft. of water. there might even be a window open in my apartment. i have no one to get it. as we mentioned all five airports in the new york area are closed to arriving flights. other studios that are tough to get into, for instance u.s. airways alone has canceled 6100 flights. >> still to come we will have more on the storm including health officials in new york are readying themselves. here is another live look outside.
atlantic beach north carolina. you can see the debris washed up on the beach. the hurricane center say and oceans surge above to 11 ft. as possible. hundreds of patients have been evacuated from hundreds of hospitals. this is a look outside this morning in the san francisco airport. if it had not been for the canceled flights and might have been falloff of.
arrival deliver to one hour at sfo. in the afternoon mostly sunny conditions and warmer temperatures. a cooling trend in store for the work week. taking a look at temperatures outside, still slow to warm. upper fifties for fairfield, antioch and livermore. 62 currently and mountain view. fog trucker for is set for 8:00 a.m.. widespread overcast conditions. taking any look at afternoon highs, gorgeous and the south bay. 92 expected fairfield. your
7 day around the bay is showing as warm temperatures sticking around for the weekend but a cooling trend when we start the work week. partly cloudy conditions back in the forecast. >> for a look at other news around the bay area. >> here and in richmond, a richmond police are investigating a homicide that took place during a violent home invasion robbery. the intruder shot and killed the elderly woman in the home and critically wounded her adult son. his wife and two children were not injured. police have detained one person of interest in the case.
>> in concord they have enlisted the help of a local dealership to reduce the number of catalytic converters stolen. in east palo also a small but unusual power outage made for some anxious moments for residents in a neighborhood near east bayshore in university ave. a tree branch fell on a line on thursday creating a power surge that forced the crews to go door-to-door inspecting the wiring and replacing many of the meters.
2130 customers, homes and businesses lost power. >> we have much more to come. first, let's check in with henry. >> what could be more appropriate and then some cooking at the race course. he is going to be making a tuneup benedick. it is a cheap excuse for a fabulous breakfast. that is coming up on kron 4 news.
>> we are back and keeping our eyes on hurricane irene. you can see a batter in the north carolina coast. it made landfall at 7:45 a.m. east coast time with category eight wins eating up the beaches and flooding roads and knocking out power to thousands of homes. it remains a large and dangerous still arm. in its no. 4 run it is expected to cause trouble people are preparing by stocking shelters with food and supplies. yesterday in new york city mayor michael bloomberg issued an unprecedented mandatory evacuation order. we hope that
new yorkers living in the areas find places to stay with relatives or friends who live and higher areas but if they are unable to we are able to accommodate anyone that needs shelter in these evacuation shelters. they're there for you. the essential thing is that you begin making plans to evacuate right now. 1 million-to million people have been told to move to safer places on the east coast. the nation's biggest subway system has been shut down. nearly 21000 homes are without power in carolina. thousands of airline passengers have been grounded as well. we're taking a look at storm tracker 4. it is forecasted to
last 27 hours from tonight into tomorrow morning. we're finishing off in maine with gusts getting up to 85 mi. per hour. it is forecast to last 12 hours. low clouds and fog this morning producing patchy drizzle. as we head into the afternoon mostly sunny conditions in whatever is lasting all weekend, cooler temperatures and partly cloudy conditions headed for us as a star of the workweek. overcast
conditions, low 50s along the coast. some 60 degree readings out there. as we head to the north bay, 844 navato. 70 degrees expected for downtown san francisco. for those of you headed to the ball game, the houston astros and giants at at&t park with partly cloudy conditions. finally take a look at your 7 day around the bay. a
on my business trip is on their way home. i missed my window by 50 minutes. he was flying united airlines. he is not lying. as i interviewed travelers many raced to get to their planes. one man sent big bucks just to beat the storm. i paid $2,000 to get on the last flight. >> i have a car sitting in long- term parking that will probably be under 5 ft. of water or something like that. there might even be a window open in my apartment. i have no one to get it. for those like perlman is know about looking at other
options. this is a bad of the bat. >> keep in mind there have already been a number of cancellations at san francisco international airport. for now reporting of san francisco international airport in paris on kron 4 news. heavy wind and waves pounding the shore and eroding the beaches. back here in the bay area a live look out the mt. tam cam. 1/2 body and misty drizzle. we will be right back.
>> and we are back. a 30 9:00 a.m. and the following hurricane irene. you're looking at a live picture from north carolina. there were slammed by 85 mi. per hour winds and it made landfall overnight. we're hearing about the first casualties. a man in carolina was killed outside his home by a tree limb. the american red cross is already hard at work at relief efforts. >> we have seen thousands of people come to the shelters in north carolina. we have about 50 shoulders. populated with people who have either of that you waited, even people who are concerned that they are on land. we have shelters up and down the east coast already in operation. we are lucky that a lot of people want to evacuate can get to safety. we will see
people and our shoulders when hurricanes come. the storm is all the way of the east coast. we're talking about a massive response effort from the red cross. thousands of volunteers are already an action. >> here is some video of a model v-chip. one person was recording the storm from his balcony capturing shots of the roof above the indoor pool being ripped off by the win. coming up we will check again with henry
widespread producing patchy drizzle. mostly sunny conditions and warmer temperatures expected. temperatures outside are showing more 60's. 53 in nassau, 54 along the coast., trucker for is set for this hour and a showing widespread overcast conditions. by 10:00 a.m. falling back to the immediate bay and to the coast. taking a look at the highs for today, 87 for san jose, 92 a and fairfield. anyone expected for vallejo. we're
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>> we are back at 9:00 a.m.. this is a live look as we keep an eye on hurricane irene all morning. mandatory evacuations are in place from north carolina to new england as i read bears down on the eastern seaboard. president obama warned that i read to be a hurricane of historic proportions. rafael promo is in a double deals with the latest. >> hurricane irene made land for near north carolina this morning as cities all along the east coast are bracing for this major storm. >> for some people this will be the strongest hurricane in perhaps 20 years. >> a surfer in virginia beach died yesterday after being caught in a recurrence. thousands of people are without power. if new york city does not
have a lot of real-life experience hurricanes. airlines, buses and trains have to cancel service. even the new york subway system is scheduled to stop running. if you are in the projected path of this hurricane, you have to take precautions now. do not wait, do not delay. we all hold for the best that we have to be prepared for the worst. >> in new york city's major
transportation services are now in its shutdown as the state resistant for the arrival of her skin and green. subways, buses trains and area hospitals have transport patients ahead of barings arrival. some video from san francisco international airport friday night, hundreds of passengers were stuck after airlines began canceling flights to the east. some people barely made it on to the flights. many passengers will have to stick it out or find a different way home. although there were airlines that were still getting passengers to their destinations the cost was high. >> i was supposed to fly out on sunday, they canceled my flight. i got on the last flight for $2,000. >> my car is in long-term
parking. it will probably be under 5 ft. of water. there could even be a window open in my apartment. i have no one to go and get it. >> as you mentioned this morning all five airports in the new york area are closed to arriving flights. officials say other cities tough to get into our washington d.c., boston, new jersey and philadelphia. u.s. airways has canceled 6100 flights already. >> we are taking a look at storm tracker 4, hurricane irene heading north carolina, virginia, maryland and delaware. let's track the north were bound storm. gusts could get up to 115 mi. per hour. tropical force winds are forecast last 27 hours from this evening and tomorrow morning. in ocean city, md. to gus' could
get up to 105 mi. per hour. heading up to new york city gas could get up to 100 mi. per hour and forecast to last 21 hours. this evening into tomorrow evening and finishing off and portland's main. thus could get up to 85 mi. an hour. tomorrow daytime until tomorrow evening. we're going to bring these back to the bay area weather, they differ forecasts. low clouds and fog producing patchy drizzle especially along the coast and warmer temperatures throughout the weekend. mostly sunny conditions and a cooling trend is set to hit as we start the work week. tenders outside, more 60's in land. 60 in fremont and los gatos. we still see below 50s along the coast and in the afternoon highs will be in 79 for fremont. 84 for los gatos. in the north bay and
>> before we give to that, when you teach people racing, d teach them how to yell? is that a requirement? >> we are here on a relatively busy weekend. >> what is happening is, we're taking people driving in the virtual world into real-world driving. it is the first time that has been done in the world. on a typical sequence, 1st they do it online and then the preferable method would be signing up for a school in a real car. before they get a chance to do that we get them to go on line and practice. i
question is, how do i get into reason? first, you have to get into the car. >> it is not only about racing. this is about safety, we're teaching you how to be race car drivers or basically if they want to be good drivers on the road. we have every program from safety to formula cars and stock cars. >> let's take a look on how to get into one of these. the panel's actually, all for those who need a little extra room.
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irene. it made a landfall overnight hitting carolina with strong winds and rain. pretty dangerous and heavy despite not being quite as big as expected. centered about 120-south of north folk virginia and moving north northeast at 15 mi. per hour. maximum winds remained around 85 mi. per hour. here is a live look at the beach in carolina, two people were killed in that state, one by a fallen tree and another by surface. hi >> in new york people are preparing its by stocking shelters with food and supplies. parts of new york including lore manhattan are bracing for a major storm. michael bloomberg says that people have not left the city yet they should do so. >> people living in these areas
should find places to stay with relatives or france should bomb if they cannot we are ready to accommodate anyone that needs shelter and needs evacuation centers. the essential thing is that you begin making plans to evacuate right now. >> hundreds of patients and backed away from hospitals across new york ahead of hurricane irene. tisch hospital in manhattan say officials have the evacuation plans that were established and enhance after 911 and hurricane katrina. now, let's check and on the area weather. >> here is an elegant storm tracker 4, hurricane erin is pushing northward. we are tracking the path for you.
guests can get up to 115 mi. per hour. tropical storm force winds are expected to last 27 hours from tonight and tomorrow morning. in ocean city marilyn does could get up to 105 mi. per hour and last 24 hours. in new york city gas could get up to 100 mi. per hour. that should last about 21 hours. this evening and into tomorrow evening. we will head for their no. to main work just to get up to 45 mi. per hour and forecast to last about 12 hours, let's bring things back to the bay area where our weather forecast is totally different. clouds and fog this morning. patchy drizzle. mostly sunny conditions and warmer temperatures expected to last through the weekend. partly cloudy and cooler temperatures as we start the work week. taking a look at temperatures outside, low 50s in santa rosa, mid-50s from san
rafael to half moon bay. 66 in antioch. in the south bay 80 degrees for mountain view. 87 for san jose. warmer in winter temperatures expected today. 90 degrees and antioch, 94 in livermore and 90 to expected for more been held. as we head into the north bay we are expecting 87 degrees from santa rosa and napa. 70 expected for downtown san francisco. 92 in fairfield and 90 to expected for vallejo. your 7 day around the bay showing as warm temperatures sticking around for the weekend and a little bit of a cooling trend headed our way as mr. of the workweek. 9:33 a.m.. >> highway 880140 into yosemite remains closed as firefighters
continue to battle a wild fire outside of the park. the blaze is 0 percent contained and has consumed about 2,500 a. since starting on thursday when a motor home caught on fire. hi wil 140 is closed for mirror posted to the park's gates. some local traffic is being escorted through but officials suggested tourists take highway 120 or 41 instead. today marks three months since the disappearance of michele lee, the nursing student who vanished from hayward hospital. family and friends are marking the anniversary by releasing balloons into the east bay skies. state senator alan corbett is expected to speak at today's events. her family continues to hold out hope that she is alive despite the fact that investigators are treating the case as a homicide. the family is offering a one of a thousand dollar reward for information leading to her
location. a sea lion found of the senate cruz municipal wharf suffering from a gunshot wound was euthanize on thursday night. the ceiling was named king neptune and put down after tests showed his condition was worse. he was being cared for at the marine mammal center in sausalito. caretaker's among other problems and infection from the gunshot had spread to his chest. he had a serious case of pneumonia. still to come, barry bonds facing a possible jail time. we will tell you why. here is a live look outside in carolina. a lot of water on the ground up there. we will be right back. ... voila when when
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>> will have more on hurricane irene tonight @ kron 4 news at 9:00 p.m.. let's check in one more time with henry tenenbaum. he is having fun. >> i am having fun out here at the bracelet with legendary johnny rutherford, a three-time indy 500 winner. only four people have ever won in indianapolis 503 *. >> there have been nine of us all together believe it or not. only 3 people have won it four times. >> you just cannot stay away from the racing world. >> you really cannot. it is a sickness. it is something that you really enjoy. i would rather do this than anything. >> this is an indycar race. for people get confused about nascar this is open wheel. these
cars, their genealogy is from racing. there are only designed for racing. how's that different from nascar? >> nascar is for stock cars. they take a stock passenger car, in the old days, but the safety features like the world pages and make a race car but open wheel racing is high tech and has been for the beginning. more horsepower. >> these tires. how many tires are they allowed to use in a race? did they have different kinds of tires? the rams all look different. the tires, the front and rear, you might have different constructions to choose from.
the ones with the red sidewalls are a softer attire. you will see most cars qualified on the red side walls. the black side walls are a little bit harder and give you a longer run. the team manager will decide which kind to put on depending on the racing they are doing. >> it is a real balancing act. what is more important, the driving or the pit crew? >> it is a combination. it is like the quarterback in football, without a line he would be history. it is the same thing. the pit crew is the heart
of the operation. they are the ones that builds the car and set it up and help the driver get comfortable. if the driver goes held and it does is quarterback work. >> we have about one minute remaining. did they have all of this stuff when you were driving? for the >> is some of the high-tech business. they are monitoring the radio frequencies. they are monitoring the driver. >> it is a lot of
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