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you see one little patch there and that we've had just a very thin layer of fog developing along the coastline. but as high pressure expands again tonight, guess what? that fog goes away and we're talking about some serious heat is going to be hotter tomorrow. it's going to warm all the way the coastline. we're talking. temperatures in the valleys, even inside bay. you're going to see some of these temperatures moving up the triple digits in santa clara valley as high as 110 degrees. again, the tri valley in parts of the contra costa county. alameda. also county and parts of the north bay, too, looks like much cooler weather coming our way this weekend. so this is going to be one quick hit of some super he then we start to cool back down again as we head in toward the weekend. but this ridge of high pressure, you've got a front come over the top of that you see right here that from moving by once that front moves by all of a sudden high pressure builds right back in kind of snaps right back. that sons, all these temperatures soaring around the bay area. so again, be prepared that we're not done with this heat wave just yet, even though it's cool down some parts of bay area blue, these numbers tomorrow, going to see the temperatures
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soaring to maybe 110 degrees in concord about 106 in santa rosa 109 in morgan hill. 101. in san jose. very comfortable. 74 in half moon bay. thank you, lawrence. as we experience yet another day of this extreme heat up and down the state, california is independent. >> system operator for the power expects more strain on the grid. and this is just but 24 hours or so after the state saw the demand for power reach an all time high and the capital correspondent eytan wallace has the latest from sacramento. >> the state's major utility companies and the governor did not mince words today about california's power supply. they say the possibility of rolling outages is very real and they're calling for all hands on deck. it's another day of extreme heat across california. and with that extreme demand on the power grid, we're heading to the worst part of this heat wave and the risk for outages. israel and it's immediate. and
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that's why the governor and officials with the california independent state operators say for the 7th consecutive day, a flex alert is in effect statewide from 4 until 9 in the evening. and that means everyone has to do their part. cal iso says demand on the grid could reach its highest level ever. state officials stress they hope to avoid that noting they made an emergency request to temporarily activate these generators in roseville and yuba city to power up to 120,000 homes. tonight, we're going to have to dig even deeper every bit of electricity. the consumers and businesses can avoid using between for 09:00pm. >> can help make the difference between uninterrupted power service and the rotating outages that every californian wants to avoid. if demand is too high, cal iso could start asking utilities to begin rolling outages. any scenarios possible? i'm ready for it. that's the message from pacific gas and electric to their 16 million customers statewide. they brought in additional resources should cal iso asked them to start rolling outages and the same
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goes for southern california edison and san diego, gas and electric. >> all of them agreeing the grid is stressed, but with help, the worst can be avoided. the most important message right now for anybody that would. >> you know, you're my voice or see this interview really is conservation little things that they can do. all of it will make a big difference in helping with our electricity supplies. >> the state's major utility companies and the governer did not mince words today about california's power supply. they say the possibility for rolling outages is very real and they're calling for all hands on deck. and of course, politics is at play here today. assembly minority leader republican james gallagher argued newsom has spent too much of his time focusing on renewable energy and not enough to invest in the grid. newsom for his part has long argued the investment and the transition to clean energy is vital for the state's future reporting here in vacaville just west of sacramento, eytan wallace kron. 4 news. >> a new wildfire is in placer and el dorado counties. they're calling it the mosquito fire near the oxbow reservoir began last night
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about 6. it's grown to 2000 acres. 0 containment. evacuation orders are in place for thousands of people. fire crews say the wildfires displaying what they call extreme fire behavior and they do expect it will keep growing. for your health. california is expected to get more than a million updated booster doses of covid targeting the omicron variant. the omicron ba 5 has been described as the most contagious form of the virus yet a lot of health officials now believe that most americans will probably need to get a covid shot every year. they say the updated boosters will protect against severe illness. hospitalization, long covid and death. they could be the last shot subsidized by the federal government. by the way, although californians will still be able to get their booster shots free. >> california has received the
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first 600,000 doses of the new updated. both searched and they are becoming available clinics and pharmacies throughout the state. we are expecting an additional 400,000 of those us in the next 2 days. and we will continue working on getting them communities quickly possible. and remember in california covid pulsars are free of charge to consumers. >> and in the south bay. meanwhile, covid boosters have been offered starting today. the latest boosters. yes, santa clara county's department of public health says the newly approved omicron shots are now available. the county has cleared anybody 18 and older to get a moderna booster and anybody 12 and older to get the latest dose of pfizer's booster dose has 2 main parts, a genetic marker that prepares your immune system against most variants of covid and a marker that allows your immune system to deal specifically
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with the ba 4 and ba 5 omicron strains of covid. ucsf and san mateo county health. they're partnering up to do a long covid study. it's called let's figure out long covid and it's being funded by the national institutes of health. well, covid, of course, the first to the physical and mental health symptoms that last long after someone initially affected with covid, people sometimes suffer from brain fog, fatigue, other things. the study is looking to answer several questions, including how common long covid is for people who live here in the bay area as well as what causes it and how to prevent and treat it. researchers are also looking at communities of experience higher rates of infections, hospitalizations and deaths. but we're trying to find out and try to understand better is what is covid doing inside of our bodies. do we are we caring residual virus? is our immune system just on hyper drive? even though there's no virus there and attacking itself,
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you know what is driving long covid? we don't really know from a physical why people get the symptoms to get. and we also don't know who's at higher risk. >> so many things to learn. enrollment in the study has already started. and if you've had covid within the last 30 days and you reported your case to your local health department, then you are already on the list of people. researchers could be calling for voluntary participation if you'd like to participate, offer yourself up. you can head to kron 4 dot com. we've posted the information on how to do that. there. >> coming up, could theranos founder elizabeth holmes get a new trial? howard key witness could change her and a new report surfaces about the documents seized from former president trump's mar-a-lago home. some of them so classified only
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>> there are more details on the documents seized by the fbi from former president trump's mar-a-lago home reports say that of the more than 300 classified documents, one of them describes of foreign governments, military defenses, including its nuclear capabilities and the files, they say contained top secret information. so sensitive only the president or a cabinet member could access them. trump has described reports that he was withholding nuclear secrets as
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a hoax. >> disgraced theranos founder elizabeth holmes is requesting a new trial in a court filing yesterday. holmes's attorneys claim a key witness for the prosecution now regrets the role he played in holmes fraud conviction according to court documents, holmes boyfriend claims a former lab director for theranos and a key witness for the prosecution in the fraud trial paid an unexpected visit to homes. house that former 3rd those lab director adam rosendorff reportedly appeared at the couple's woodside home august 8th described as stu shoveled and desperate in the filing at holmes trial rosendorff previously testified that he repeatedly raised concerns about the accuracy of blood tests that were being given to patients earlier this year. holmes is convicted of 4 counts of fraud. holmes is currently out on bail but is facing up to 20 years in prison. it is not clear when the court could rule on this request for a new trial.
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o'clock tonight. and lawrence is back and has some launch of some high temperatures to tell us. yeah, you know, yesterday we were talking about some all-time records. state was hopping would look like we clicked over on the record side. still. >> the temperatures soaring around a good part of the bay area. but a couple little relief. we have a little sea breeze kicking in today. and so that dropped temperatures. coast side, 15, even 20 and so out there right now, you get some sunshine. we have had a couple of patches of fog beginning to try to move in along the coastline member san francisco yesterday. there are 98 degrees yet much, much cooler today, 81, but still on the warm side. but look at the valley as you get away from the marine influence. yeah, it was 116 degrees yesterday in livermore they fell off to 107 but still blazing hot in many spots inland. 97 degrees in san jose. 105 in the bottle. 99 in santa rosa. very comfortable. 74 in half moon bay. but these temperatures, yeah, they're going to start to get toasty again as we head in toward tomorrow and even out there right now. we've got some very hot weather
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continuing specially well inland. still 108 degrees in fairfield. if you can believe that 107 a brown one, then you get inside of a not so bad. but tomorrow, everything changes tonight. overnight lows are going to be in the 50's and the 60's. so pretty mild out there. little cool on the coastline, not bad. but then tomorrow off and running, high pressure builds back in. and here we go again. temperatures begin to pop even in the coastal sections, 70's along the coastline, probably mid 80's in downtown san francisco up toward the beach should be comfortable. you're looking at 70's there tomorrow afternoon inside the bay of start to get a little hot 80's. some 90's in the millbrae and burlingame, as you work your way down the peninsula. there you go. we start to talk triple digits in the san carlos in redwood city getting close and san mateo 102 in woodside, the south bay filled with 100 degree readings tomorrow afternoon, highs 106 in campbell. so again, we could threatening some records by tomorrow afternoon, maybe one 10 and lamar 109 in dublin, one 10 in walnut creek on 109 in danville, about 110 in concord, maybe as high as 114
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in vacaville tomorrow. scorching temperatures. but this should be it. we're going to watch numbers come down a little bit on friday. much cooler weather expected for the weekend. look forward to that. thank you, laura. it's lawmakers, meanwhile, are gearing up for a fight over same marriage. the senate is planning to vote on the issue soon. >> and kron four's washington correspondent had a brat is live in dc to explain the timing here. why soon? hannah? >> frank, good evening. will ever since the supreme court took away abortion rights, democrats have been worried that same marriage is also at risk. so now they want to pass a law to make sure that it isn't. >> they've made and pungent lee clear they're not satisfied with repealing roe. so when some republicans votes unnecessary won't happen, they said the same thing about wrote legislation to protect same marriage already passed the house with some republicon support. >> but there may not be enough
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votes to pass it in the senate. republican ted cruz is one of the senators against it. this bill is a terrible bill. >> and it is in particular deeply harmful to religious liberty. >> now democrats are considering attaching the bill to the upcoming vote on a new budget that would force conservatives to make a choice between passing it for letting the government shutdown. something republican leader mitch mcconnell says he wants to avoid the key to getting the cr done. >> with the least amount of controversy. is for it to be clean possible. >> democratic leader chuck schumer agrees it would be ideal not to link the 2, but he put the ball back in republicans to do it as a separate bill. we hope there are 10 republicans to help us with that. multiple republican senators have said that they would support the legislation. but so far it hasn't gotten the support that ended. it would need in order to pass. >> live in washington, i'm hannah brandt. >> of what is the actual
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timeline for this bill? how soon do we think they might actually vote on it? >> grant senator schumer says he wants to bring about for a vote in the next couple of weeks. but the senate also has to pass some sort of budget by the end of this month. so if they decide they do want to attach the 2 together, they're working on a tight deadline. there. >> clock's ticking. hannah brandt reporting live for us tonight from washington. thank sen. 3 months after the school shooting in uvalde, texas that left 19 children and 2 teachers dead. >> democratic lawmakers are holding rallies to raise awareness of gun violence prevention and that included san jose today lawmakers asked voters to support candidates in november who support a tougher gun control measures. the house has passed several bills with tougher measures which have been blocked in the senate bay area. congresswoman anna eshoo and zoe lofgren were at that rally today. >> this is not a partisan issue in the country. but it
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has become a partisan issue in the congress. so let's turn that around with our voices so that the parents and grandparents of this country can stop worrying every single day as their kids go off to school and whether they will be slaughtered with an assault weapon that day. >> the congresswoman say tougher measures including universal background checks for all gun purchases. would help to prevent more mass shootings. >> and in southwest airlines promotion will let travelers. >> fly with a friend for free. need to act fast, though, to get this deal companion passes have been use. they have to be used between january 4th and march 4th of next year to qualify. southwest rapid rewards members usually need to fly at least 100 one-way flights or at least 125,000 qualifying points in a calendar year. but with this new promotion, travelers must be members of the rewards program and by a round-trip
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ticket or 2 one-way tickets bite tomorrow. >> next, the obamas went back to the white house today for the unveiling of their official portraits. why it took so long for that ceremony to happen.
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people off the streets and into there's only one choice. yes on 27. - you okay? - there's a flex alert today there's only one choice. so i'm mentally preparing for the power outage. oh, well we can help stop one because we are going to reduce our energy use from 4-9pm. what now? i stepped on a plug. oh that's my bad! unplugging. when it comes to preventing outages the power is ours. in their former home. the
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white house. yeah. president biden and the first lady hosted them and they obama's official white house portraits of their impressive. they were finally unveiled. washington correspondent alexandra limon has that story. >> there are few people i've ever known with more integrity, decency and moral courage barack obama. >> president joe biden and first lady jill biden will come back. the obamas to the white house wednesday for the unveiling of their official portraits. >> with brock as our president, we got up every day went to work for hochul. the former president obama praised the artist for capturing him as he is presidents so often get there. you can take on a mythical status. obama also said the head on portrait will help viewers feel a connection and what i want people to remember >> about michelle and me is that presidents and first ladies. we are human beings
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like everyone these portraits will be displayed in the white house alongside portraits of all former presidents and first ladies. but the obamas portraits will stand out a portrait of a biracial kid with unusual >> and the daughter of a water pump operator and a stay at home. mom. the obama said they hope their portraits on the white house walls will send a powerful message. it is so important for every young kid. >> who is a doubting themselves to believe that they can to. this unveiling comes after former president trump broke with tradition during his term and declined to host the event for his predecessor in washington. alexandra limon. the staring at them because they're both like really striking portraits. yeah, we're talking to, you rocks. >> looks exactly like a photo almost like picture michelle's
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is lovely to but it in a different sort of style. so and that wraps up kron. 4 news at 5 o'clock. it does kron. 4 news at 6 is next. pam and ken are. >> here with a look at how our powers to hang in air to go and we'll get through this. and so yeah and grant, thank you both. coming up, a guard has been shot at an east bay hospital. police say the shooter was trying to rob the guard. the latest on the search and the threat of rotating power outages is real. that is the latest message coming from governor gavin newsom has this heat wave continues to. >> put pressure on the state's power grid. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
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4 news at 6. >> the risk for outages. israel and it's immediate. >> now has 6 governor newsom giving california a wake-up call on how the extreme heat is affecting the state's power grid. and this comes as pg and e warns more than 500,000 customers about a potential for a planned power outage for a second day in a row right now. more than 6500 customers are already without power across the bay area. high temperatures still scorching the bay area. you can see not as hot as yesterday. 101 right now in antioch that looks like it's a hot spot in the bay area. mostly 80's and 90's except you get to the coast, half moon bay and a nice comfortable 68 degrees. >> thanks for watching. kron. 4 news at 6. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore with a dangerously high temperatures continuing across california. the state's grid operator has again directed utilities, including pg n a >> to prepare


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