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covid cases rising in california, there is now a free way to get tested and treated for covid-19 in the bay area. a live report is straight ahead. also after a child is badly hurt at a school fight in san francisco. the school district is scrambling now to keep students safe. and california remains in a drought, but one bay area county is easing its water restrictions. why officials made this move ahead of the hot, dry summer months. >> from the bay area's local news station, this is kron. 4 news at 3.
>> thank you so much for joining us here during kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock today. i'm justine waldman. covid cases are on the rise across the country and here in the bay area that omicron subvariant may be to blame. so in a minute, we will tell you about a new way to test and treat that's helping some bay area counties recover. now from this uptick in cases. but first, there's new data from the world health organization that estimates nearly 15 million deaths have been linked to covid-19 between the start of 2020 and the end of 2021. this is more than double the official count of 6 million reported by johns hopkins university. scientists psay the pandemic's impact on the health systems is a reason for this growing total. the data shows 84% of access. excess deaths will be from the southeast asia region, europe and the americas during that 24 month period. and now we'll go to the peninsula where there is a free way to get
tested and treated for covid-19 at the college of san mateo. the test to treat sites are part of a federal program launched by the biden administration. and that's where a fine right now. kron four's charles clifford. so he's there for us live this afternoon. charles, you see a lot of people coming to get tested and treated right now. >> there been more people as we head into the afternoon. you know, we're now in the 3rd year this pandemic. there are a lot of testing options. there are new treatments and now you can get both the same location here in san mateo county. on thursday. this covid-19 testing site on the college of san mateo campus was upgraded to a test to treat site anyone who tests positive for the coronavirus here will be evaluated and possibly offer the drug paxlovid on site. paxlovid has proven to be very effective in preventing severe cases of covid-19. the people who are eligible for this medication or people who are high risk. >> for progressing to severe disease. so those are people who are older, particularly
those who are over 50 and the risk increases with age or if you have a medical condition such as chronic lung disease, chronic kidney disease, immunosuppressed, you have something new to fish and sea. those are the people who are at higher risk and they're eligible for this medication. >> san mateo county has 6 other testing sites that it wants to convert to test to treat locations as soon as possible. many pharmacies across the county also offer testing and paxlovid county health officials say that as the number of covid-19 cases increases, people need to know their options. the likelihood that you're going to be affected is higher. >> and if you're at risk for severe disease, talk to your doctor and if you don't have a doctor come to a test to treat fight whether it's a retail pharmacy or one of these community locations. >> this location at the college of san mateo offers walk-ins and appointments which can be made online. all
right, back live. you also don't need insurance. you can come in here and get tested and treated for free. if need be. >> this location at the college of san mateo is open from 08:00am to 08:00pm sunday through thursday. they do take a lunch break them. but for now in san mateo charles, clifford kron, 4 news. >> there's a new study that's been put out by the association of american medical colleges that looked into what is fueling an impending doctor shortage. according to the association, the nation will come up short on physicians within about a dozen years by summer between 37,124 1000, doctors to find out why researchers collected data from health care workers about why they left the profession. and based on those findings, they found that burnout workload, fear of infection and depression were among the top reasons. doctors plan to quit or reduce their work hours. now to the south bay and san jose. police say a
man is dead after being hit by a work truck. this happened this llevan drive near willow. glen high school police say a man driving a truck pulled up to a home that was under construction and behind the truck was a man and a bmw unloading some supplies. the truck then backed up and end up hitting that man to a parked car nearby. the man was taken to the hospital where he later died. the truck driver stayed on the scene and police say alcohol or drugs are not a factor here. no information has been released just yet on the victims. identity. and the north bay. police in valais. how are investigating a deadly shooting? we have a map here where it happened on the 3400 block of hazelwood street. a few streets down from any penn cook elementary school. they say a man was found shot in his car when officers arrived they tried to save the man but he died on the scene and video shows the crime scene being blocked off on hazelwood street the shooting happened just before 11, 30 last night. investigators are still trying to figure out a motive and the
circumstances for a shooting here. our photographer on the scene tells us the scene was quite emotional with several distraught family members there. the name of the victim has not been released. this is the 10th homicide in valais hope this year and officers are still looking for the shooter. one man is dead after shooting and berkeley. it happened tuesday night. but police are just now releasing details when officers got to the 1100 block of channing way, they found a man with a gunshot wound. he died at the scene. his name has not been released. violence at a middle school in san francisco has now sent a boy to the hospital and parents and faculty members are scrambling for answers on how they can keep students safe. kron four's haaziq madyun has the story. a 13 year-old boy was hospitalized with serious injuries after being involved in a physical altercation with another student at everett middle school in san francisco happened monday at around it's scary. you know something like
that happen. we are really very concerned about the safety of our students so that every middle school parents say that some students have been more aggressive after returning to campus in the wake of the pandemic. i've seen this huge change because my daughter was there before courtly and good for covid and i have a new one that still have to covid and i've seen difference type of behaviors ever says covid started. >> add to that, the co chair of the everett middle school ptsa says a lack of full-time teachers also plays a role in student behavior because there and those classes with no teacher, no one wants to be loved. >> in a room doing so i just you know, i'm just taking my kid out of those classes and a time because i don't want him to be. >> in environment that is risky with not. >> that can thursday, the principal sent a letter to the
everett school community addressing these issues. it reads in part, quote, as we know, there has been an alarming and urgent rise in mental health concerns and behavioral incidents since the start of the pandemic. not just everett but across our district and our country. in addition, we are facing challenges such as staffing shortages due to a high number of unpredictable staff absences for a variety of reasons, including becoming sick with covid-19. this exacerbates the challenges that urban public schools have faced for a long time challenges that are rooted in societal issues that we must address together in community. this is not a story that many in the media will report, but this more nuanced complicated story provides the context for the situation in which we find ourselves and by collaborating with one another. we can change this reality that, quote, has let you run for news. >> despite the fact that california is in the middle of
a historic drought, marin county is easing some of its water restrictions. kron 4 s camila barco tells us why. >> water supply levels have greatly improved this year for marine municipal water district. and that's why they're ending their local water shortage. emergency. they say it's thanks to the rain we got in october and december. the shortage emergency was implemented last year after water supplies were really low. but as of this week, that's no longer in effect, marine waters, reservoirs are at 90% of total storage capacity because of that. the board voted this week to rescind several rules that have been in effect for the past year. their boat ends restrictions on customers washing their cars at home air, getting golf courses and filling swimming pools. now, even though water supplies have been replenished. >> the board is making some water conservation rules permanent and not really recognizes that while local supplies have recovered to average levels, we're also trying to balance that need to
continue to use water wisely. are in as much of the state still does face a severe drought. >> for example, the board is allowing sprinkler use up to 2 days per week. drip irrigation is allowed up to 3 days a week and swimming pools must be covered. the biggest water savings can be achieved outside and certainly watering of our gardens and landscapes. is it? >> it's very aware adjustments to how take care of our to make a big difference. rain county is still in the severe drought category. >> and even though there is no water shortage, emergency customers can not let their guard down the water district is asking customers to use their water wisely in the newsroom. camila barco kron. 4 news. and now we'll talk about our weather forecast as we take this live look outside from our >> camera on top of suture tower. and we can see the fog has slowly started to come back in on this thursday. it's much cooler today than it was
yesterday. and our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is in the weather center now with a look at our drought monitor that gets released on thursdays or any improvements. no. but in the good news is we eidn't even notice. it worsening, just seen. let's take a look at the current drought conditions. we are tracking. >> severe drought once again for most of the bay area. so very little change from last week. and don't forget today is cinco de mayo and we are tracking cool temperatures, but we're not going to let that low and high cloud cover ruin the fun this afternoon 55 degrees. san jose though more than 15 degrees warmer currently at 72 degrees as livermore. so we're tracking very pleasant temperatures as you make your way inland with concord. also in the low 70's cool along the coast of downtown san francisco am in the mid-fifties. but for those of you in napa in the low 70's in petaluma, 64 degrees as you step outside for your thursday afternoon. so we are tracking double-digit cooling out there not just for the north bay, but even into the east bay and
south bay. thanks to that marine layer so high clouds and now we're starting to see that low fog bank making its way along the coast and wind speeds out there right now on the breezy side tomorrow and even into tonight out of the southwest 20 miles per hour or less. but some big changes heading our way. light shower chances with the threat of pop-up thunderstorms early this upcoming week more my full forecast in just a few minutes. just seen back to you. >> the breeze that thank you. coming up here at 3 o'clock, the hefty fines now in place. if fireworks are set off on your property, even if you have nothing to do with it. also. mother's day is this weekend and flowers are going to cost a lot more this year. we'll tell you what's making them more expensive. and an apartment ceiling collapses right out a grandmother and her baby. why neighbors say this could have been prevented.
>> a ceiling falls on top of a child and a grandmother while they were in their apartment after they say a water leak in the upstairs unit went unrepaired for months. the tenants of this apartment say problems of the building including plumbing issues and cockroaches are nothing new. pedro rivera has the story. >> grandma's over there being into her >> the baby's is the first thing in the saw when he rushed back to his carlton way %
apartment in hollywood, which he shares with his grandmother, their home for 40 years with a gaping hole left in the ceiling. darren wilson was falling. when i got here around 10 o'clock wednesday morning in the 77 year-old grandmother and 7 month old niece were in the living room sitting on the couch as pieces of the ceiling began falling. the family tells me the baby was rushed to the hospital to be treated for scratches to the face and a head injury. she has since been released from hospital. thank god grand island that's sitting there. neighbors tell me they're not surprised something like this happened right next door. we constantly calling for plumbing >> water is running toilets or running a the cockroaches are unbelievable. we had 2 months ago from an upstairs apartment. >> we called the management. they didn't care about called guide turn of the water in this cell phone video from march. 15th shows water coming from an upstairs apartment in into their living room ceiling and water leaking through this kitchen light fixture. i alice
says they made several unanswered claims to the management group willsher properties. they didn't say i think they didn't care. >> and obviously this happened. my client is extremely conscientious. and manager who responds to every request for repairs and maintenance. that's the voice of devitt of boy or for worse or properties may have sent a plumber out or anybody to inspect what happened. my clients contractors went >> is al you read that the source of the leak was not going to do with the building, but rather caused by the gross negligence you that welsh and we talk to these months ago. but it just didn't care. they predict unpredictable things. they cannot see things that even when that take responsibility. they make immediate repairs and i take responsibility for making sure that their tenants are safe. we should get out of here before this collapse. >> that was pedro rivera reporting for us this
afternoon. back here now to the bay area where hayward residents will now be responsible for fireworks that are fired from their own property. the city updated its nuisance ordinance and it went into effect today home and apartment owners in hayward will now be fined for any illegal fireworks on their properties. the fines are $1200 for a first offense $3,000 for the second and up to $5,000 for a 3rd. and you can report illegal fireworks activity online through the cities, access hayward website. boy, police are getting cameras installed in about 40 cop cars all in an effort to increase transparency in policing. the new cameras will show activity in front of the police car as well as what's happening in the back seat. the cameras will also record traffic stops, vehicle pursuits and transport of people who are under arrest. they can also s faster than the old systems,
but they hope police officers have already been equipped with body-worn cameras to record interactions, an arrest. police say the in-car cameras will help protect the community and give police more confidence in the work there. officers are doing. the cameras will be installed and used by june of this year. new at 3 o'clock. president biden has announced that kareen john pierre will succeed jen psaki as the white house press secretary when psaki leaves her post and next friday may 13th john paris. currently the principal deputy deputy press secretary at the white house and she will become the first black woman and the first lgbtq person to serve as press secretary psaki who has held that role since the start of the biden administration is leaving for a new position and msnbc. but we'll be seeing a lot more of corinne in the future. let's talk about our weather forecast right now as we take this live look at kind of a gloomy shot over the golden gate bridge. our
meteorologist marisa rodriguez is chip tracking changes in the weather for us coming up for the weekend. yeah, that's right. just seen. in fact, we are going to start out with some drizzle and then pop up thunderstorms by early this upcoming week. >> so let's track them hour by hour radar for right now. seeing a lot of those gloomy conditions may gray out there in full force, in fact, are going to see light scattered showers throughout tonight. really just glorified drizzle at best. that's going to continue through your friday night. really just traces amount of rain at best. just a few 1, 100's of an inch of rain. but we are going to see more severe weather possibly making its way into the bay area by monday and tuesday of this upcoming week. so hit or miss may showers pop up thunderstorms. that's going to be the big threat monday into tuesday because of the daytime heating with the spring-like temperatures. we're also going to see some storms from the north tapping into that. bring us a very unstable atmosphere and we could see snow levels in our highest peaks drop
about 3,000 feet. so not only could we see some hit or miss rain, but even a fresh dusting of snow in the coming days. let's get right to it for your mother's day sunday. we are going to notice some possible light scattered showers trying to make its way into the north bay by early sunday afternoon. so if you do have any early morning or brunch plans, make it a before your noon lunch time hour. but we're going to stay dry. just south of golden gate bridge for the rest of your sunday. and then by monday afternoon, that's when things could get a little bit more unstable and active and even heading into tuesday afternoon as well. so no word yet on rain totals, but we are going to notice cooler temperatures about 5 to 10 degrees below average sunday into monday. so just keep that in mind with the spring-like forecast. returning about a week from today. back to you. just saying. >> marissa, thank you. still ahead at 3.45 kron. 4 is honoring asian american pacific islander month and we will bring you the history of sugar bowl bakery that's based right here in the bay area.
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middle school teacher has been arrested suspected of inappropriate acts with minors. the mount diablo unified school district is saying the dean walker taught at pine hollow middle school and some students complained about his behavior back in march, walker has been on administrative leave since then. and right now is in the contra costa county jail. it's still not clear exactly what inappropriate acts that he is suspected of doing. but police say that he could face multiple charges. the investigation is ongoing and the district says they're working to end walker's contract or have more details on this during kron. 4 news at 5 o'clock tonight. there are dozens of people without a home right now after a fire destroyed an apartment building in mountain view. sadly, this fire killed one person and a dog kron four's will tran reports. the cause of the fire still under investigation. but we do know that 50 people will not be able to stay at their units for the immediate future because they suffered so much for smoke and water damage. >> the fire took place on the
second floor. in fact, you can see that unit right there with that burn marks on the outside indicating that the flames went from inside outside most of the uninhabitable units for on the floor below. as far as this particular person who died, that person's name not be released to the public at this time. we don't even know the gender of this particular person. but we do know that one dog died as well. 5 others treated. it looks like non-life-threatening injuries had a chance to talk to people who live at this apartment complex they're used to seeing firefighters come to the scene more often times than not. it's a false alarm. this time it was anything but a practice drill. but first, i heard a siren. >> ands >> my good friend. john said there's a smoke coming from right below us. and so be as basic a jump in the left in a panic. i didn't even think my cell phone with wasn't as worried for myself. but, you
know, obviously worried for my neighbors and everybody safety and everything. so but to get an email, i would be frantic like my unit, my dog. i know it. yeah. it was very scary >> i think like we didn't fully understand the extent of everything. and, you know, you just hear fire and it's it's it's scary thing to here happening in your home. this apartment has about 50 units. so fortunately, at least the fire was contained in this particular section of the apartment. >> all the other units they appear to be fine. many cars are coming and going as far as the cause. it could take weeks if not months for the fire department to find out. >> now to national news and u.s. supreme court justice samuel alito reportedly canceled his appearance at an upcoming conference according to reuters. justice lido chose not to attend the 5th u.s. circuit court of appeals judicial conference. ali, those cancellation comes after his draft memo suggesting the
overturn of roe versus wade was leaked on monday. there's now a tall fence surrounding the supreme court crews installed at last night because of concerns over protesters and demonstrators. all this coming after that draft opinion was leaked and it indicated that the justices may overturn roe versus wade that fence a similar to what was put around the capitol building after it was attacked last year. that's the latest on the war in ukraine. an associated press investigation found evidence that an attack on a theater where civilians were using as a bomb shelter. mariupol killed way more people than initially thought the attack happened on march. 16th in the ap is estimating that 600 people were killed based on accounts from survivors and rescuers who responded that would make it the single deadliest known attack against civilians since the war started. civilians had written the word children in big russian letters in the
parking lot. but that did not stop the air strike. russian forces are also said to be taking part farm equipment and grain from ukrainian forces there farmers. they're trying to take that away. ukraine's defense ministry says an estimated 400,000 tons of grain have been stolen so far. russia is also hitting food storage locations with artillery see plantings have also been disrupted are just given up on totally. russia has gain stronger control over regions that are rich in agriculture and southern ukraine. this may jeopardize this year's harvest in one of the globe's most important grain producing countries. back now here in the bay area's we take this live look outside at our camera on top of mount tam, a chicken just a little bit. it's kind of windy up there today and much cooler than it's been the past couple days and we'll see if that trend will continue. now into the weekend. our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is in the weather center. hey, they're just and yet not only are we tracking some breezy winds,
but also. >> dangerous surf conditions right along the bay area coastline, sneaker waves and rip currents going to be the biggest issue today through 8 o'clock tonight. >> northwest will 5 to 8 feet. so just keep that in mind. but no need to head to the beach because we're tracking cool temperatures today. mid 50's for half moon bay upper 50's for downtown san francisco in the low 70's for livermore and san jose. so very pleasant temperatures there with napa. also in the low 70's. everyone else, though, in the 50's and 60's and our overnight lows tonight. not really going to change too much from today's daytime highs into our overnight lows. a downtown san francisco ca only cooling down to 53 degrees. now, remember, you're still in the mid 50's right now. so very little change overnight temperatures. thanks. that blanket of high cloud cover overhead expected to increase tonight. we are going to ste widespread low to mid and upper 50's a little bit cooler at half moon bay at 49 degrees. still on the mild side, though, with high temperatures tomorrow, warming up about 5 degrees from what
we're currently seeing right now. so mid to upper 60's around the bay area shoreline with mid 70's as you make your way inland. san jose and fremont. 75 to 76 degrees. they're very seasonal temperatures downtown san francisco. exactly where you should be this time of year and oakland in the mid 60's as well. taking a look ahead, though, at the 7 day forecast cooling trend will begin on saturday, even lasting through monday of this upcoming week by sunday into monday, we could be 5 to 10 degrees below average, even on mother's day sunday. sorry mom about that. hopefully i'll get you a nice jacket to make up for it. back to justine. >> thanks to freeze on capitol hill. senators want to know whether companies like amazon should receive government contracts. this is coming as amazon's labor laws are now under the spotlight. basil, john reports. >> vermont senator bernie sanders doesn't want federal contracts to go to companies like amazon but allegedly violate labor laws who as we
speak right in this moment is engaged in massive. well funded. and paul union activity center says amazon is in following federal discrimination and wage laws to date. there are currently 59 unfair labor cases against amazon pending at the larvae. but south carolina senator lindsey graham says sanders wants to push the country in a dangerous direction. every time i turn around, you're having a hearing about anybody. it makes money is bad. graham accuses sanders and democrats of being anti business. >> and vowed to focus on new issues. if republicans win back the majority, you can have oversight hearings. all you like, but you determine amazon he said kraft company, we're going to talk about how to save social security. keep medicare from becoming insolvent, how to change the structural problems of our debt. but amazon labor union, president christian smalls says graham doesn't recognize what really makes amazon
successful. the people the ones that make these corporations goes not to. it's not the other way around. smalls urges congress to take action and pass legislation that protects workers. and if that don't work, you let you know right now that on behalf amazon labor union and the hundreds of thousands of workers across this country that we will continue to organize reporting in washington. i'm basil, john. >> coming up, intense video of a tornado in kansas as the region braces for more dangerous weather. and why a lack of the b 12 vitamin may be hurting kids d
in health news, a new study says vitamin b 12 deficiency doesn't just potentially lead to anemia can also harm brain development in young children. >> research was conducted at the university of copenhagen and it reveals a lack of vitamin b, 12 can damage the nervous system. researchers say b, 12 deficiency is a big overlooked problem around the world and the current food relief supply is not helping. the researchers are now working with unicef about how products to treat moderate to acute malnutrition can be improved. air bnb is cracking down on holiday house parties this summer. the company is putting stricter anti party measures in place for both memorial day weekend and the 4th of july. that means any
user without a history of positive reviews will not be allowed to book a home for only one night. the company will also restrict some to night reservations such as those made locally or at the very last minute. air bnb says that use the same policy last summer and it saw a substantial decrease in reports of disruptive parties. still ahead here at 3 o'clock sugar bowl bakery is well known for it. the pastries, its cells here in the bay area. we'll show you how the lee family started this business. >> and the sweet success of their popular t
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now with speeds up to 5-gigs. started as a small neighborhood, asian american coffee shop specializing in pastries and now has grown into a multimillion-dollar family owned business. >> and we kick off our asian american heritage month celebration coverage right now with a closer look at the sugar bowl bakery kron four's has but you takes us there. he reports from san francisco. >> you're looking at some of the most recognizable pastries of the bay area. madeline's hobby is and brownie bites all made by the sugar bowl bakery and asian-american family owned business that got its start nearly 40 years ago in san francisco. >> we came to the united states out. being to be swept that in the 1970's. it was
1979 julie. it is for brothers left vietnam looking to restart their lives of the land of opportunity. united states of america. after surviving the journey, lee says there were more challenges that he and his siblings had to overcome. we came here with not thing. couldn't speak the language. we didn't have any money, but the lee family did have a very strong work ethic he enrolled in the city college of san francisco got an english tutor moved and to san francisco state university where he graduated with a degree in business. the lee brothers and their wives jobs and decided to pool their resources saving up about $40,000 and 1984, we decided to buy a small coffee shop bakery neighborhood coffee shop cause bakery at the time san francisco. at the end of that very first day of business. he says they are $300. that is when the leaves
discovered their fridge inspired pastry treats were hit. here's the story behind the recipe and they not need. yes, my maya us with a bait thos a meaty fence you know, said because we a abundance in our culture. today. these cakes are produced in abundance. we a possibly want only and pieces a year after starting with about 12 workers, mostly family relocating to the east bay, the sugar bowl bakery now has around 600 employees working in their 2 factories in hayward and atlanta, georgia. >> and is one of the largest certified minority owned bakeries in america. earning the this special shout out by did president barack obama. >> with a lot of hard work and a little luck. the sugar bowl bakery today is a 60 million dollar business.
>> this is country and we won come from all over the world the opportunity make sure that live a good life. we a push to allow american tree and it. we were caught. we obeyed the law while take out one and not the then we can be a successful any american who came before us. >> how's it? let you run for news. >> their treats are super delicious. and kron 4 is celebrating asian american pacific islander heritage all month long. coming up on thursday, may 26 at the end of the month at 6.30, you can watch our full aap. i celebration. special will be hosted by will tran. well, it's just a couple of hours ago that the golden state warriors unveiled a glimmering bronze statue of former san francisco mayor ed lee at chase center. the statue was
right outside of the arena at the gate house in thrive city. the sculpture here is depicting a smilingly sitting with the basketball there in his hands. today is also the former mayor's 70th birthday. his wife, the current san francisco mayor, london breed, house speaker nancy pelosi and former warriors president rick welts were all attended at this huge ceremony today. lee played a very important role in san francisco's efforts to bring the warriors to the city and chase opened less than 2 years after his unexpected death from a heart attack. so it's a big honor for him today. the justice department and the environmental protection agency just announced a new comprehensive strategy for environmental justice. the goal is to ensure low-income and minority americans do not continue to suffer the worst impacts of pollution and climate change. to compensate communities that have been hit the hardest by pollution. i'm talking about
children going to school right next door to chemical plants. generations of family members diagnosed with cancer likely connected to the pollution in the air. they breed. well, the what are they trying? no american should have to live work. >> or send their kids to school in a neighborhood that carries a disproportionate share of environmental hazard. the plan requires the 93 united states attorneys to designate local environmental justice coordinators. >> and the plan could qualify certain people for compensation. this is a very powerful tornado that just ripped right through kansas and over city hall cameras captured this destructive tornado that hit on friday. some trees there were just pulled up right from the ground like they were like a kid picking flowers. more than 180 structures were damaged by the storm. 4 people were hurt during this event and you can see the powerful. storm there. it's like a blender and a
volcano and a vacuum all mixed into one. we're going to go now because to meteorologist marisa rodriguez, there's still some also weather concerns for that area in kansas right now where they could see more tornadoes just like that. yeah. and also take a look at this severe line of possible thunderstorms with the potential. >> for tornadoes to form just north of houston and even extending into memphis, tennessee. just seen. >> the line of storms, as you could see, just wreaking havoc throughout that part of the u.s. and in oklahoma city for the state of oklahoma and wichita, kansas, they're under flash flood watches and warnings in effect this afternoon. so the severe weather, unfortunately not done with that area. so we are hoping that we there aren't any potential for thunderstorms or any possible tornadoes. but if they do form, it is right for that to possibly occur for second day in a row. let's take a look, though, at our bay area
forecast. we're a great out there right now. and even for your sierra forecast, we're going to see some snow showers in the extended forecast. but from now, until then breezy winds, that's going to be the big weather story in this year. gusts upwards of 45 miles per hour or less at the lake where we could see wave heights increasing 2 to 4 feet through 9 o'clock tonight with a wind advisory in effect for most of this starting friday through saturday where the highest bridges in the sierra could see wind gusts 80 to 90 miles per hour in the valleys around 50 miles per hour or less. and right now, sierra snowpack averaging 27% of normal. but the good news is we are going to see some more snow showers making its way in the sierra by sunday night and then another around monday night into tuesday. so fingers crossed even for us here in the bay area going to see the potential for pop-up thunderstorms but much needed rain in our forecast. low 60's for south lake tahoe and truckee tomorrow and temperatures cooling down 10 to 20 degrees below average by
sunday into monday. upper 30's for spring. well below average. just in back to you. so thank you so much. house speaker nancy pelosi is in san francisco today. she joined mayor london breed and community leaders to celebrate the grand opening. >> of a new affordable housing project. it's 143 unit apartment building on 16th street in the mission district. and speaker pelosi credited the biden administration for the funding. >> last year, the house democrats passed to start the 24 billion dollars for housing which would be the largest case and 228,004 28,000 affordable housing. you think california. >> and i cannot wait until we continue to cut the ribbons purchase these properties and get these homes built. so the san francisco truly remains a place for all. >> mayor breed also said that this building allows families to stay rooted in their community while providing
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