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this is for the areas north of reservoir street canyon lake drive and south of prospect ave east of kharkiv as scenic drive west of railroad avenue and south avenue. they're telling people they can go back home as day have gotten that fire under control to a point that they feel comfortable telling people they can go back home and you know, it's interesting. i mean, we get geographic locations. they they they assigned a name to it so that cost of fires is being. >> called the scenic fire. just why i'm case there's any. confusion. short, 50 at least have burned there. >> and due to that fire burning in port costa, chp closed portions of the parking is scenic drive. winslow street and canyon lake drive are both close. it's unclear right now when those roads will reopen. the chp says people driving should try to
find alternate routes because otherwise they'll be stuck. and we're also following big fire burning in the snow area, right near pleasanton for progress has been stopped on that one as well. you see video here. this is time lapse showing that smoke shooting into the air. firefighters say that fire has burned just over 70 acres. >> meteorologist a recent rodriguez here to, you know, weather always plays such key part in any of these fires were seeing a lot of smoke blowing down when presumably to folks are the winds building up dying down, holding steady. are they? >> yeah, right now they're certainly at its peak. but the good news is later tonight, they are going to diminish but friendly reminder, if you're smelling are seeing any of that smoke and ash and it's affecting you, limit your outdoor activity as much as you can, especially if you live near ,nd around where those fires are. burning vacaville right now. 99 degrees. so another hot day out there for our warmest and driest inland valleys, relative humidity down to 19%
with the wind speeds in the teens and gusts around 20 miles per hour. crockett cooler temperatures. and that's actually improving relative humidity to 74%. so a lot more moisture helping firefighters battle those pop-up flare ups with wind speeds out of the north-northeast of those are those warm, dry. offshore breeze is also known as diablo winds right now gusting to 20 miles per hour. but thanks for the cooler temperatures there. we are noticing improvement in moisture content but pleasanton triple digit heat relative humidity down to 24%. fortunately wind speeds in the single digits with gusts near around 15 miles per hour. so when tracker for going to track breezy winds throughout the early evening hours right now, the gusty, as for those of you in downtown san francisco, out of the northwest, 23 mile per sustained winds. but we are going to continue to see gusts in that 20 to near 30 miles per hour range for our driest inland valleys, especially the gusty us ones in and around
solano county, including vacaville and fairfield. but then by tonight, we're going to notice calmer conditions for most of the bay area and that change in wind direction out of the west-southwest going to help push marine layer into the bay area overnight until we start to notice gusty winds returning by around friday afternoon, early evening, hours at around 20 to 30 miles per hour. so tonight we are going to see calmer winds speeds continuing through tomorrow morning. relative humidity out there right now, the driest for those of you and bill. 18%. 20th percentile range for most of our north bay and east bay valleys. but take a look at just how much that moisture content increases by tonight, especially shortly before midnight. we're going to see that marine layer extending to our inland valleys because remember, last time we had been moisture. but thanks to this robust marine layer and that stronger sea breeze. it's going to push that cloud cover giving firefighters a much needed break in that fight for
those fires currently burning because we are going to see that onshore flow extend to our driest inland valleys. that's why we're going to notice that increase in moisture content and with those calmer winds. that's exactly what firefighters need to battle these fires. back to hugh grant and mabrey say we mentioned for fires total. see you also. >> in addition to the 2 we told you about, you have one in benicia near the valero benicia refinery also won. >> in solano county, north of vacaville, 15 acres have burned there. and this is video again of that fire in sonoma canyon fire where they say forward progress has been but there is still a threat to transmission lines at last check. and there are evacuation orders that they haven't lifted yet in alameda county. you're talking about the area of ko kerry road. and the golden eagle states region of pleasanton. you can see the map here on your screen. we
have all the specifics listed on kron 4 dot com, the feet like to refer anyone to that will continue to keep you posted on all the fires burning throughout the bay area. >> believe that the supreme court's decision today defies logic in terms of what we know we're capable of doing with reasonable gun safety laws to secure the safety and well-being of the people of our nation. >> the supreme court ruled today that americans have the right to carry guns in public for self-defense. the justices 6 to 3 decision struck down a new york gun law and is expected to directly impact about a half dozen other states. this ruling comes as new york and texas are still mourning the deaths of a total of 31 people, including 19 children in mass shootings. and tonight, california lawmakers are reacting to that supreme court decision speaking out against the ruling. governor newsom says that he's been anticipating this gun ruling for months now. kron four's rob nesbitt joins us now live. i was more.
the legislation's is going to be introduced here in california. the legislature next week. rob vicki, california, lawmakers are reacting to the supreme court decision. both governor newsom and attorney general rob bonta were quick to put out statements saying california will continue to lead the fight to keep people safe from gun violence. >> social media was sounding off thursday. influencers upset over the supreme court ruling that new york's requirement that a person show proper cause in order to receive a license to carry firearms in public is unconstitutional. in essence, saying all americans have a right to carry a firearm in public. >> a president that doesn't sit right with san jose mayor sam liccardo. >> the reality is or take away the standard that essentially makes it easier to get a gun and possess a gun in this country and is to get and possess baby formula. we can do far better. governor gavin newsom joining the criticism saying, quote, this is a radical decision. today's court things that gun regulation should be frozen in time. >> and that there wasn't a similar law in existence in
the 17, 100's or 1800's. state can't pass it now, no matter how important it is to protect people from the modern for of gun violence. the governor promising to sign 16 new gun safety bills next week including a bill that will allow people to sue gun makers and distributors. attorney general rob bonta says he's committed to preventing gun violence by advocating for common sense gun laws season guns from those who are prohibited from having them ending the sale of illegal firearms to litigation against ghost gun retailers in improving transparency by expanding gun violence related data. according to the attorney general's office, there are over 110 gun deaths each day and nearly 41,000 each year in the u.s. mayor liccardo says the court's 63 ruling will create nightmares for urban police departments already struggling to keep city safe. and the last week, several by gunshot. and we know. >> that if we could do more to be able to prevent guns from getting in the hands of criminals. and be able to regulate how those guns has
asked. we would be able to keep our community safer. california stance on gun legislation seems to be working when compared to other states. according to the cdc, california's gun death rate is the 44th lowest in the nation. reporting live in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> should the monkeypox outbreak be considered a global emergency slide? the world health organization is called an emergenc
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tonight, the world health organization met today to try to decide whether to declare monkeypox a global health emergency. if the agency considers the disease an extraordinary event, it will require a global response and the w h o's decision is expected to be made tomorrow. the who has drawn criticism from some african scientists who say monkeypox has been a crisis in the region for years and they claim the agency is only viewing the disease is a crisis now because it has spread beyond africa. the cdc confirms more than 3300 cases in 42 countries with 80% of the cases in europe. >> coming up, big day in dc as we hear from the january 6th committee on the 5th, the day of public hearings. the panel details the pressure former president trump put on the department of justice to support his fraud claims.
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>> and we continue to follow a brush fire burning in poor costa in east bay area. the fire now reported to be about 50 acres. it is at 0 percent containment. good news, though. evacuation warnings. they have been cleared. the top of the hour. a spokesperson for the crockett fire department gave us an update and described the conditions. the fire crews are dealing with. >> ivan is in heavy grass and
resources on scene from our fire. we're confident. >> farrakhan first and thorne. he is a live for us on the scene and will join us with more on the kron. 4 news coming up at 6 o'clock. now to a shark attack victim who is recovering tonight. you this is where it happened. lovers point swim off the monterey coast turned into a near-death experiences. con forces seek the new reports. now some of the victims colleagues are sending well wishes for a speedy recovery. >> shark attack victim steven brode where is listed in fair condition continuing to recover according to officials at the tv dot hospital. insulate is grover was in the water wednesday at around 10:30am, at lovers. point beach in pacific grove when it happened. this is video of a good samaritan swimming out with an extra surfboard to
help bring them ashore. minus teams really active. he swims all the time. he's constantly out in the bay. it didn't surprise me that he was out there in the middle of it out. john skeletor is a former work colleague of steven brewer who recently retired as a member of the tech department at monterey peninsula college. i just him all the best. i want him to get well soon. >> have a quick recovery. he received more get well wishes from the college administration. in a statement that reads, quote, faculty and staff of around the college are expressing their desire to communicate well wishes and support for steve and his family. >> steve served as an online instructional technology specialist working at mpc for over 15 years before his retirement december. 30th twenty-twenty a drone used by first responders to search for the shark was unsuccessful. gruber suffered multiple bite wounds and that it was used by the california department of fish and wildlife forensics lab to determine that he was bit by a white shark lovers pointed see pop turnout will
remain closed until saturday, according to pacific grove police has it made kron 4 news? >> are taking a live look outside right now. excited to show you the bay pretty backed up this morning. almost looking like a morning commute. but because of an earlier incident this afternoon on one, 0, one near cesar again, traffic heading into san francisco, very sluggish at this hour. >> indeed, beautiful weather day, if you you know, obviously we're dealing all these fires. so the winds and the heat. murray says with yeah, it's just a kind of upsetting to see what this, whether yeah, but fortunately help is on the way. take a look at the east bay over berkeley. starting to see call the fog, making his trek across the bay. and that's going to bring us some much needed relief. >> and help out firefighters tonight as they battle all of those fires out there in and around the bay area. so we're
going to see a lot more moisture out there right now. we had a lot of that monsoonal moisture yesterday. fortunately did not give us any cloud to ground lightning strikes. but today we're still tracking very hot temperatures inland checkout conquered in the mid 90's at 95 degrees with half moon bay in the mid-fifties. >> and san jose 88 degrees with oakland cooling down into the low 70's. thanks to that cool sea breeze in downtown san francisco. also cooling down into the mid 60's right now. thanks to that deep marine layer boat, widespread 80's for those of you in the north bay. but novato getting those offshore winds. 93 degrees out there right now. nearly 10 degrees warmer than santa rosa. you're currently in the mid 80. so temperatures tomorrow still going to be on the toasty side. mid 90's for concord in livermore, but low 90's. for those of you in santa rosa, napa cooling down to 88 degrees. fremont. it is going to be another hot day for you. 92 degrees. but we're tracking widespread 70's around the bay area shoreline
but half moon bay cooling down to 63 degrees. if you want relief, certainly head to the beach, we're going to stay hot, though, for most of this weekend and into early next week into monday. still seeing mitt low mid-nineties for our hottest inland valleys into a gradually start to cool down with seasonal temperatures, not arriving until next wednesday and then below average daytime highs one week from today with our warmest inland valleys, cooling down into the low 80's with mid 70's along the east bay shoreline and low 60's along the coast. back to hugh grant and vicki. >> thank of recent today's january 6th committee hearing focused on the pressure campaign from the trump white house to the department of justice to try to overturn the 2020 election results. kron four's washington correspondent basil john reports on today's details. >> if justice department had not done. >> enough during the 5th hearing of the january 6th committee, former top doj officials told the panel former president donald trump pushed them to overturn the election. >> it was a brazen attempt. to
use the justice department to advance the president's personal political agenda. former deputy attorney general richard donoghue. >> so the department of justice looked at the president's claims of election fraud or any of the allegations he brought up. >> found credible. did you find any of them credible? >> donahue and former acting attorney general jeffrey rosen told the former president they couldn't change the election results. how did the president respond to that, sir? >> he responded very quickly and said essentially that's not what i'm asking. you do when i'm just asking you do is just say it was corrupt and leave the rest to me in the republican congressman. >> both top officials said the president wanted someone in charge at the doj who would do what he wanted. but neither donahue or rosen would go along with his wishes. >> united states justice department functions on facts, evidence and law and those are not going to change. so you can have whatever leadership you want, but the department's position is not going change.
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thank you, grant. thank you. of course, we're going to continue to follow the fires that are burning in the bay area tonight. and there are several of them. we have updates on that breaking news straight ahead. plus, set shark attack victim is recovering tonight after an incident down in >> pacific grove, we have an update on his condition after the break. we'll be right back. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. see you at 6. why hide your skin if dupixent has your moderate to severe eczema
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>> from the bay area's local news station. we now with breaking news. >> now at 6, several fires burning in the bay area and a number of counties. you're looking at video of flames. some fires in crockett, pleasanton vacaville and the nation near the valero refinery. there is some good news. the forward progress has been stop. the fires in pleasanton and vacaville. thank you for joining us for kron. 4 news at 6. i'm pam moore and i'm ken wayne. a very busy day for firefighters will begin with the fire burning in and around. pleasanton where firefighters have that blaze now under control. >> kron four's justin campbell live for us with the latest on that fire. just it. >> 71 acres burned that forward. progress has stopped. and if you look right behind me, you can see sheriff's deputies. they are allowing people to go back in that have medication or maybe