tv KTVU Morning News Early Edition FOX May 24, 2011 5:00am-6:00am PDT
traffic. here's steve. dave, pam, thank you very much. we have mostly clear skies. it's cool though. lots of 40s or very low 50s. there's a breeze not as bad as yesterday and sunny to mostly sunny today. some of the patchy fog seems to be towards the peninsula and san mateo coastline. other than that sunny, breezy, very cool on the afternoon highs. here's sal. all right. northbound 880 traffic is moving okay if you are driving past the coliseum with no major problems. also the morning commute looks good if you're driving on the san mateo bridge. at 5:00 let's go back to the desk. sal, thank you. a 15-year-old girl from danville is missing this morning after failing to show up for school yesterday. ktvu's jade hernandez joining us live now from danville to tell us what the police and school officials are saying. jade. >> reporter: parents in the san ramon valley school district received e-mails about this missing teen. and in fact they're still looking for her this morning. i want you to take a look at her picture. take a glimpse at 15-year-old
allie bayliss. a sophomore at san ramon valley high. her parents reported her missing yesterday around 4:00 when her parents hadn't heard from her. she was last seen at the high school on her bike. bayliss is considered at risk and a run away. danville police and the contra costa county sheriff office rescue teams searched until late last night. police say this is not an abduction case. we spoke to the assistant principal yesterday. she described the kind of student allie has proven to be at san ramon valley high in her two years at the school. >> great student. she's a swimmer. was an ncs championship swimmer. she teaches piano in her spare time. she was just hired here at the rec center. very active student. >> reporter: bayliss was last seen riding her purple and black bike and wearing a red zippered hoody. she's 5'8", 130 pounds with blond hair and ponytail.
a facebook page has been created find allie bayliss. more than 4,000 people have signed on. we're live at danville police headquarters this morning waiting for the command post to reassemble and the search to get underway later this morning for the 15-year-old. live in danville, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. a 4-month-old baby is back home with her parents this morning after a strange kidnapping attempt involving the girl's grandmother. ruddy and chrisin reunited with the 4-month-old yesterday after she vanished from her bassinet over the weekend. investigators say 58-year-old erica snuck into her son's house to take the baby and then headed home to southern california. the grandmother then reportedly introduced the child to friends as her own daughter. that's when one friend became suspicious and called police. >> i want to thank the entire community. i want to thank for all the prayers and support. we've had prayers and support throughout the whole country.
she's made facebook. she has more friends than i do. [ laughter ] >> erica is now in jail and facing kidnapping charges. men lo park police are investigating a violent home invasion robbery that left an 88-year-old man injured. ktvu channel 2 reporter kraig debro joins us now with more on the attack and two other incidents that could be related. kraig. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, pam. we just got here. we just talked to men lo park police officer. he told us what happened with this incident involving the 88- year-old and the other two incidents. according to the officer they don't have a rash of these types of crimes. this is very rare for this city. this particular crime happened on the 1000 block near the freeway near highway 101. the officer told me around 5:15 in the morning on sunday two men kicked in a side door to the garage and then kicked their way into the house. there they were confronted by the 88-year-old man. >> when they were confronted by
the homeowner, the homeowner was struck with some type of object knocking him unconscious. >> reporter: now according to the officer that man was struck on the head he laid there for about two hours then he woke up. about the same time police were getting that call to come to the home of the 88-year-old they were told there was another incident happening also in men lo park. this time the thieves were not able to get in the house. they are actually -- one of them was actually seen. there's a vague description floating out there. right now men lo park police are trying to see if any other cities in the area have similar crimes. we're actually going to go out to the home where this happened. we're going to talk to people out l. we're going to hear more from the officer coming up later on in the morning news. reporting live at men lo park, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:04. well, joplin, missouri, bracing for possibly more violent weather today. and rescue teams are racing to find more tornado survivors.
at least 116 people now confirmed dead in all of this. yesterday two people were hit by lightning while searching through the rubble. 17 people have also been rescued alive from the rubble as of this point. president obama in a news conference just hours ago in london announced he'll be in joplin, missouri, on sunday. >> i myself will travel to missouri to talk with folks who have been effected. to talk to local officials about our response effort. and hopefully to pray with folks and give them whatever assurance and comfort i can that the entire country's going to be behind them. >> the president also says it's critical for people in effected areas to heed the storm warnings. today the national weather service reports a 45% chance of another tornado in the area that includes dallas, oklahoma city and joplin. well, president obama is in london this morning for a three
day state visit. the president and first lady michelle obama were greeted by queen elizabeth in an elaborate ceremony at buckingham palace within the last hour. coming up at 5:15 we're going to have a live report from our washington d.c. newsroom with what else is on the president's agenda there in london. this morning israeli prime minister will tell the u.s. congress that israel will never return to its old narrow borders. the prime minister's address to congress comes just days after president obama's speech in which he said peace talks between israel and the palestinians should start with pre-1967 borders and include land swaps. now at a meeting of thousands of american jewish supporters yesterday, he reaffirmed his position that the old borders are indefensible. time now 5:06. palo alto's police and fire departments may face budget cuts if negotiations with their unions fail. the city manager's proposed
budget relies on $4.3 million in union concessions. that's according to the daily news. without those give backs a list of possible cuts include shutting down a fire station, eliminating a rescue unit and some layoffs. the city council committee will talk about the proposed cuts tonight. the bart board is expected to ask residents of three bay area counties for as much as $1 billion. bart says it needs the money to replace 1,000 of its oldest train cars. the money would come from a parcel tax on residents of san francisco, contra costa and alameda counties. if it's approved, that request could appear on the november ballot next year. all right. 5:07. it's early, but sal keeps an eye on what's going on -- traffic, sometimes construction. right, sal? all kinds of stuff, pam and dave. i've got it all right here. and traffic is actually doing okay this morning if you are driving around the bay area. this is a look at interstate 80. looks pretty good.
the winds in the last few days have been annoying. we'll register that complaint with steve in just a moment. but no high winds right now on the bridges for now. westbound bay bridge looks pretty good coming into san francisco. of course we checked south bay and that traffic is looking good getting up to highway 17. at 5:07 let's go to steve. sal. >> yes, sir. >> been my experience that more people complain about the wind than any other weather combined. >> i think it's kind of annoying don't you? >> can be. yes, it can be. thank you, sal. especially when you're trying to throw a tennis ball up and it's -- well, you get the idea. look. interesting there's been severe weather last couple of days especially in the sacramento valley. really pretty good lightning show yesterday just north of tahoe up in the sierra you can see the systems going by them. it's a very active pattern. today it's the tweener day. we're in between systems but the next one's already getting closer. it will be here tomorrow for what looks to be rain in the
north bay. not a lot but the mere fact it's making it by the end of may telling us things aren't changing too much. a series of these systems coming through. if this were january or february, we'd be up to here in rain. maybe up to here because it would be just going and going. as it stands these are weak systems. they're there and they keep us very cool and windy. 42 napa airport. 47 fairfield. upper 40s concord, livermore, san francisco, san rafael mid- 40s. same for santa rosa. mountain view and san jose bookends on 48. fairfield 46 with a west- southwest at 14. that's chilly. west 16 at sfo. little southeast at san jose. and even santa rosa was reporting a little breeze now they say calm. today's okay. high pressure builds in. it will be sunny. just not very warm. maybe slightly warmer by a degree or two but that next system enhancing on the backside because there's a lot of scheduled air support and a good jet stream coming in behind it. patchy fog but staying cool. sunny and breezy. 60s and very low 70s for many. that system sweeps in tomorrow. rain in the north bay about
down to sfo maybe. sfo, oakland, vallejo, benicia north. that's the way it's looking right now. might make it a little further south but the further south the less rain influence, that will be tomorrow. sunny breezy today. patchy fog. slight warm up. not much. when fairfield's only 73 what's that tell you? 72 santa rosa. 64 berkeley. 68 san rafael hayward 67. 70s low 70s pleasanton, livermore, morgan hill. redwood city at 67. it's not very warm for many. cloudy skies move in. rain, clearing but very cool and breezy thursday. slight warm up friday but then another very cool system digs in for another cool down on the weekend. all right, steve. time now 5:10. a new development in that explosive sex scandal that involves a powerful man, a hotel maid and some just released test results. here at home plans to cut hundreds of bay area jobs. why the news could have been a
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ceremony at buckingham palace just about 45 minutes ago. it is president obama's first formal state visit here. the welcome included the star spangled banner and a 41 gun salute. right before the ceremony president obama and first lady had a private casual meeting with the royal newlyweds william and kate. there is also a lot of serious business for president obama in london. he'll talk with british prime minister about afghanistan and pakistan. the revolutions in the middle east. and the world financial crisis. he'll also reportedly announce a joint forum to assess long- term security threats. the obamas' return to buckingham palace tonight for a state dinner. they will spend the night there. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:14. new reports today say dna taken from former imf leader dominique strauss-kahn matches material on the uniform of a hotel maid who claims he
sexually assaulted her. this is according to two people familiar with the investigation who spoke to the associated press. and some employees of the hotel told investigators that strauss- kahn made passes at them and invited one woman to his room while she was off duty. strauss-kahn is right now under house arrest. he's denying the allegations of the maid. overnight nato airplanes launched more than 20 air strikes against targets in tripoli, libya. you can look at the scene there. smoke can be seen off in the distance there rising from an area near libyan leader moammar gadafi's compound. look at those shots. nato attack was one of the heaviest against tripoli since the nato mission started just two months ago. we now know the name of a man gunned down in antioch over the weekend. he was shot and killed own sunday. it happened on b street shortly before 8:00. he later died at a local hospital. now it's still unclear what led
up to that shooting and so far no arrests have been made. time now 5:15. sonoma county supervisors are expected to announce major job cuts at today's board meetings. the plan calls for eliminating more than 200 jobs to help balance a huge budget deficit. however things could have been a lot worse. previous estimates called for as many as 500 job cuts. early retirements and increased city fees helped to reduce the number of projected job losses. well, this morning the santa clara county board of supervisors will discuss how to add a new area code to the silicon valley. 669 area code is coming. supporting the overlay method of implementing the new area code. that method would not require anyone to change their existing 408 numbers. the other option though is a geographic split where people could end up with a different area code for their home, cell phone and then their business phone. >> that will be different.
>> you lived in southern california. i did. we've been through that a few times. >> a couple times. >> many different area codes being added. >> it happens. may happen here. time now 5:16. sal, what's happening in the commute particularly san francisco? how are they doing? doing well, dave and pam. so 1101 coming up to the 80 split looking good. if i were a southern california traffic reporter the 101 looking good up to the 80. but we don't do that here. let's move along and take a look at westbound bay bridge on interstate 80 westbound coming up to the toll plaza. the traffic is moving along pretty welcoming in to the city. also westbound 92 the san mateo bridge that traffic looks good over to the bay shore freeway. no problems on 280 up and down the peninsula. 5:17. let's go to steve. how's the 880 at the 580? >> doing well up to the minimaze, steve. >> thank you, sal. good morning. mostly clear. patchy fog out there. cool out there. there's really no sign of any change in the pattern. if anything it's going to get
cooler. what? yes, i know. i'll show you why here in second. today will be sunny. the wind not as bad as yesterday although rather decent gusts especially along the coast and higher elevations. nothing compared to yesterday morning. but look at the lows when you lose some of that breeze and some of the cloud cover temperatures take a tumble. mid-40s and low 40s in the north bay. fairfield 47. concord, livermore, san jose, mountain view, redwood city, san francisco all in the upper 40s or very low 50s. a westerly breeze or a west- southwest. so from the golden gate and sfo right over san pablo bell out to the delta it's all a sea breeze. and temperatures will continue to remain on the cool side. a series of systems just keeps rotating and rotating. you know where the heat is? it's in texas. texas in the middle of the country. makes sense. if it's cool here downstream it has to be warm and that's what's going on. it's just our turn for the pattern to be locked in. then we focus our attention to that system digging in the middle of your screen that's going to give us clouds and another cool down. looks like rain for tomorrow. today patchy fog.
it's not going to be much warmer everyone though lots of sunshine it will be sunny and breezy. by tonight increasing clouds and rain again mainly north bay. not a lot but enough. into may if you're talking about rain it doesn't matter how much you get. it's going to make it. sunny and breezy, patchy fog. it will be slightly warmer. but really not much. 60s, upper 60s or low to mid- 70s. just not enough in the way of any heat. 70s for many that should be in the low 80s by now. that's not happening. san mateo 66. mountain view 67. san jose 70. stays very, very cool. temperatures i don't know where -- should be mostly sunny today. cloudy with rain moving in tomorrow and then we just see slight warm up as we get to the end of the week. but then another cool down late in the week. well, today chrysler executives will formally announce the repayment of their bailout loans from the u.s. and canadian governments. the loans cost the company more than $1 billion last year. but now the automaker has arranged for private funding
that will save chrysler about $300 million a year in interest. today ford will announce its german researchers have developed a car seat with sensor that is can monitor a driver's heart. now the company says the seat could help heart patients monitor their health and provide an early warning of a heart attack. the announcement comes a week after ford says it's also working on a system to let motorists keep track of their blood sugar while driving. amazing. all right. let's check in on the numbers. where we start the day quite a drop after concerns mostly about the global economy. the dow jones off 130 points. nasdaq and s&p 500 slipping as well. and right now the european markets are rising, but analysts are saying you know there's still a lot of concern about debt. so they're not quite sure why the numbers are up but we could see a little bit of a bump today. time now 5:20. the crash of a tour bus on interstate 80 sent about 13 people to the hospital. what that driver says happened
temperatures 60s low 70s and they'll still be a breeze but not as bad as yesterday. more than a dozen people are recovering this morning after a tour bus crash on interstate 80. investigators say the bus went off the highway yesterday afternoon and careened across a grass and dirt berm just south of cherry glen road between fairfield and vacaville. now the bus came to a stop on a frontage road. the highway patrol says 13 people were taken to north bay hospital in fairfield with minor to moderate injuries. 50 people in total were on that bus. the driver told investigators the brakes went out. time now 5:24. well, some high school seniors are getting a lot more than diplomas at their graduation. [ cheering and applause ] >> san jose santa teresa high school held its commencement ceremony last night. the seniors also received a photo of 16-year-old jordan
michelle west. the santa teresa student and cheerleader died in a drunk driving accident last november on highway 101. now her family says the driver responsible for that crash graduated last night despite that accident. >> it is okay to allow an underage drunk driver that killed a fellow student the honor and privilege to cross the stage. there's something very wrong when this is allowed. >> statistics show a third of all alcohol-related teenage deaths happen during graduation season. those three months of april, may and june. san jose sharks are facing elimination tonight in game five of the western conference finals. the sharks are down three games to one in their series against the vancouver canucks. shark captain joe thornton will play tonight despite his injury in game four. fred is in vancouver with the team. you can watch his reports later today right here on ktvu channel 2. fans of lady gaga are apparently too much for amazon.com. the online retailer offered the
popular singer's new album born this way for 99 cents yesterday in a down load only offer. that one day deal sparked a huge response bringing traffic on the site to a crawl and it left some fans without the album. now amazon says anyone who ordered the album yesterday will still be able to down load it for the promotional price. an 88-year-old man was attacked inside his men lo park home. we have more on the investigation now underway to find the people responsible plus two other incidents that could be related. >> reporter: bart's police officers could be getting more tasers. we'll tell you about the move bart's board of directors is considering today and why they're doing it. and the news leak that could hamper the investigation into the beating of giants fan bryan stow. good morning. northbound 280 traffic is moving well approaching 880. we'll tell you more straight ahead.
good morning to you. welcome back. this is the ktvu morning news. it's tuesday already may 24th. i'm dave clark. good morning. i'm pam cook. time now 5:30. what's the weather like, steven? cool in the morning and sunny. we have the westerly wind. 16 plus miles per hour right now at sfo. about 15 at fairfield. another sea breeze but not the howling wind we had yesterday unless you're in the higher
elevations or coast. 60s and low 70s. here's sal. steve, right now traffic on the san mateo bridge looks good heading out to the high-rise and over to the bay shore. also this morning we're looking pretty good here in san francisco. northbound 101 traffic is moving at the speed limit to the 80 split. coming up on 5:30 let's go back to dave and pam. topping our news now at 5:30, the bart board is considering buying more tasers for its police force. ktvu's allie rasmus says the move has ties to the fatal shooting of oscar grant at a bart station on new year's day 2009. allie. >> reporter: well, pam, it's something bart's board of directors will consider at a meeting later on this morning whether or not to spend $140,000 to buy more tasers for its police officers. right now we are at the fruit vale bart station. and the idea -- this idea to give more tasers to police officers algosis back to something that happened here two and a half years ago. that's when bart passenger oscar grant fatally shot by a bart police officer.
that officer, mesherle, his defense was that he thought he was using his taser and not his gun. since then bart's outside consultants have recommended that the police force use tasers more consistently to avoid confusion. but here is the problem. there are not enough tasers to give one to every officer. the police force has 60 tasers right now. so that $140,000 would allow bart to buy 130 more tasers so that each officer would have his or her own taser. nowen, again, this is something bart's board of directors will consider at its meeting later on this morning whether or not to spend $140,000 to buy more tasers for its officers. a little later on this morning we're hoping to talk to someone from bart about this proposal and talk to some of the passengers here to see what they think about it. live in oakland, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. billions of dollars in funding for new muni projects in san francisco could be at risk. all because of a contentious contract negotiation between muni operators and the transit
agency. chronicle reports the operator's union wants the federal government to withhold the funding if muni uses the recently passed proposition g in contract negotiations. now prop g says arbitrators must consider how proposed contracts would effect fares and service. the union says that they're legal. the lawsuit over prop g is pending in state court. time now 5:31. men lo park police are investigating a violent home invasion that left an 88-year- old man injured. and police say two other incidents may be related. ktvu's kraig debro just talked to the police. he's back with us live now to tell us what they're saying about this investigation. kraig. >> reporter: yeah, dave. we just drove over here from the police department. it's about two miles away. this is the 1000 block of wind mere. this is where the first incident on sunday occurred. we don't know the exact address. we're trying to find that out so we can maybe talk to the homeowner. police in men lo park trying to catch two suspects in connection with this home
invasion. it happened here in the 1000 block of wind mere around 5:15 on sunday. we spoke with the police. officer tells me two men kicked in the door to the garage and then broke into the home through a door lead # leading from the garage to the kitchen. >> when they were confronted by the homeowner, the homeowner was struck with some type of object knocking him unconscious. >> reporter: was there any reason for these guys to strike this person? was this person trying to get them out of the house? >> no. it doesn't appear there was any reason why they struck him. >> reporter: the man was knocked unconscious but woke up two hours later. his injuries are not life threatening. during that time however two other attempted robberies of similar methods of operation occurred in men lo park. one on central avenue and one on laurel avenue. resident on central avenue says he heard somebody pounding on his door. didn't see anybody. called the police. a resident on laurel avenue actually heard the pounding on the door, looked out his window and saw somebody standing out there.
the description's kind of vague. going to have more on that a little later. but in both cases the people suspected in the attempted robberies got away as well. we're also working on a possible connection between what happened on sunday and what happened in another nearby city worked on a story about a month ago. sounds very similar talking to police about that right now. reporting live at men lo park, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. this morning los angeles police are scrambling to limit the potential damage from a leak in the bryan stow beating case. late yesterday some news websites in los angeles area published a mug shot of suspect ramirez. now we've had this sketch though, but the photo from his parole file was not supposed to be released to the public. ramirez is believed to closely resemble the sketch that was released. the media outlets immediately removed the leaked mug shot after getting angry calls from the l.a.p.d. now the investigation into the attack outside dodgers stadium
is ongoing. and detectives now worry that the leak could compromise their entire case especially if witnesses see the picture before ramirez appears in a police line up. suspect's mother is also angry but for a much different reason. she says police arrested the wrong man. >> it's not my son. it is not my son. and i feel sorry for the family, but believe me my son is not the right person that you guys got. it is not. >> the leak may also delay ramirez's arraignment scheduled for today. the ex-convict and known gang member remains in jail on $1 million bail. police are still looking for a second suspect and the woman who drove the two men away from dodgers stadium. time now 5:35. well, members of bryan stow's family are sharing their very emotional reaction to the news that a suspect is in custody. they held a news conference right outside san francisco general hospital yesterday where bryan stow remains in critical condition seven weeks after the attack.
now the family members were wearing l.a.p.d. hats and t-shirts showing their appreciation. bryan stow's mother says she got a call from a detective just minutes after the arrest. >> and he said ann i wanted to give you some information before you hear it on the news. and at that time my heart just dropped. we were very excited that piece of the puzzle -- one of the pieces, had been put in place. >> family members say their main goal now is to try to speed up bryan stow's recovery. they're talking to him. they're often playing music in his hospital room. we have a special section on our channel 2 website dedicated to the bryan stow case. you can find all of the latest updates at ktvu.com. it's arraignment day for almurisi. he's the man accused of trying to storm the cockpit of a jet bound for san francisco earlier this month. a judge ordered almurisi to remain in jail while he undergoes a psychiatric
evaluation. he calls the yemen immigrant a threat to society and a risk to jump bail. his family members say almurisi is suffering from mental problems and is not a terrorist. deliberations resume today in the chauncey bailey murder trial. after two months of testimony, closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. yusef bey iv and mackey accused of killing the newspaper reporter in august 2007 as he walked to work in downtown oakland. brusard testified that he shot the oakland post journalist on orders from bey. the defense says brusard is not credible. time now 5:37. today in joplin, missouri, they're now searching for survivors of the big tornado that killed at least 116 people. coming up for you at 5:45 we'll bring you a live report from joplin, missouri. and look at these pictures. we'll tell you how residents are coping today with the massive devastation. lawmakers on capitol hill want to make sure there's enough disaster relief money available to help americans effected by all of this bad
weather. federal money is in demand following those deadly tornadoes across the south and the flooding along mississippi river. and now we have the kiss aster in joplin, missouri. lawmakers have alabama and missouri want to add more money to the homeland security spending bill for the next fiscal year that would help pay for domestic disasters. the house appropriations committee will deal with that spending bill today. nonprofit organizations in alameda county will use social media this morning as part of a disaster drill. at 8:00 this morning they will post this status update on their social media pages. now it says please reply to this message. we are testing our ability to reach out before, during and after disasters. the group putting on the drill says today's exercise will help nonprofits better serve the public in the event of an actual emergency. all right. time now 5:38. let's check in with sal. get you to where you need to go. you're still concerned about the bridges and the winds and
all that stuff. >> that's right. we're looking at the bridges and the winds. we're also looking at the golden gate bridge and want to see what's going on here. traffic is moving along okay if you are driving across that span you'll see traffic is moving well in both directions. also the morning commute looks good on westbound bay bridge approach. and there are no major problems on the span getting into the san francisco. now then this is a look at interstate 880. sometimes when it's windy it's windy here, but today the wind isn't that bad. and according to steve it won't be as bad today as it was yesterday. the day before, boy, that was pretty windy. i know steve is tired of hearing it. hello, steve. never tired of hearing it, sal. >> well, you probably get a lot of people talking about it. >> people always talking about the winds on twitter. that was yesterday. today will not be as bad. sunny and breezy. we can't lose that. in fact i think we're just carrying -- usually march is the wind month, but we're carrying that right into the end of may and into early june. i don't see much of a pattern
change. patchy fog, sunny and breezy. tomorrow cloudy and cooler. no doubt about it in the north bay how far south this system goes. around sfo, oakland, vallejo, benicia north somewhere around that line. i'll see how it irons out here. expect a cloudy cooler day tomorrow. the weekend the all important weekend the holiday weekend it will not be very warm. it looks like a little warmer. then another system comes in on sunday for another cool down. doesn't look like it's a rain system but it could be a windy system. again, the pattern's locked in. so everything i mean you're talking you have to look at the big picture, the big picture. putting a big boulder in a stream everything just kind of backs up that's what's happening here. we're locked into a cool pattern. until it changes i don't see any difference. these are weak systems coming in but the mere fact they're making it along with very cold ocean temperatures keep us going with the wind and cool. so 40s for some. low 40s here for napa. 42 a lot of 40s including san francisco at 49. westerly wind for many or southeast at san jose, but
there's a sea breeze in place. and it's been there for a while. the next system looking pretty good. yes, it is. it's getting good cold air support. strong jet stream for this time of year. usually this time of year the jet stream's on vacation. it heads north and high pressure builds in. it's not happening. this system will bring in rain tomorrow. today patchy fog, staying cool. it's all right to stay cool. weather-wise staying cool. 60s and low 70s in areas that should be in the low 80s. and then that system will sweep in tomorrow for cloudy cooler conditions and rain again. i say mainly north bay. maybe a quarter to half inch for some. this is a rain and cloud forecast. again, i don't show these two often because i think the finer details are lost. but the fact is we'll probably have some increasing clouds later today. but i'm still going sunny to mostly sunny. tomorrow morning watch what happens here. there it is. starting to move into mends county, sonoma county near marin county tomorrow morning at this time and then sweeps across and produces more rain and snow up in the sierra
nevada. but then it will wash out. no real high pressure system building in. another system to the north keep the beat going on for continuation of this cool pat earp. so sunny, breezy patchy fog. maybe a few increasing clouds later. but just slightly warmer. i mean just really slight. 60s and low to mid-70s. but a lot of these temperatures should be in the low 80s not even close. five day does have some sun today but then clouds and rain moves in tomorrow. thursday cool and windy. friday looks okay although i was just throwing in the towel because the fog forms so fast on a very cold system looks like it moves in for sunday. well, volcanic ash from iceland is causing the cancellation of hundreds of flights in europe. how president obama's european trip was effected by the ash. also lawyers now involved what they're saying about the case involving the bakersfield woman, arnold schwarzenegger and their baby. good morning. traffic on 680 is moving well heading to the south bay.
good morning. we have some patchy fog. sunny, breezy today. not as windy as yesterday. but temperatures 60s and 70s. and i really don't see much change. in fact tomorrow cloudy with possibility of rain. all right, steve. welcome back. good morning to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we're following for you right now at 5:45. president obama and first lady michelle obama received a royal welcome this morning at buckingham palace in london. you see the president there. the president continues a three day state visit to england at the invitation of the queen. today sonoma county supervisors are expected to announce 200 job cuts all because of a huge budget
deficit. however, it could have been even worse. previous estimates called for as many as 500 job cuts. and today the santa clara county board of supervisors will talk about how to add the new 669 area code. the two options are an overlay method which won't require anyone to change their existing phone numbers. the other option is a geographic split where people could end up with different area codes for different phones. one of the worst tornadoes in u.s. history tore through their town. jim spellman is in joplin, missouri, where the death toll is rising, but there is also some good news this morning. jim. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, pam. we just got word that the death toll is now 117. that makes this the deadliest tornado in american history. devastation in joplin, missouri, on an almost unimaginable scale. homes obliterated, cars piled
up like toys. for those who survived a terrifying ordeal. >> i was very scared. i saw it, me and my dad were going to be gone. but we lived through that terrible tornado. >> reporter: the residents picked through the rubble of their destroyed homes monday trying to salvage what little they had left. >> it's indescribable. never seen anything like it. >> reporter: more than 40 agencies and hundreds of national guard members responded to the call for help, president obama ordered fema to provide resources. >> the american people are buy your side. we're going to stay there until every home is repaired, until every neighborhood is rebuilt, until every business is back on its feet. >> reporter: the top priority, searching for victims who might still be trapped. by monday night 17 people were found alive. >> we believe that there are still rescues out there and we want to support the men and women that are on the ground out there literally going foot by foot searching for folks. >> reporter: rescue efforts
were hampered by more storms. two rescuers struck by lightning as they worked. more severe weather could be on the way. the national weather service says there's a 45% chance of new tornado outbreaks on tuesday over a five state area that includes joplin. pam, take a look here. this is a staging area for the first responders that are out doing search and rescue missions. they're hoping to take advantage of this brief break in the bad weather to get as much done as they can and see if there's anyone out there that they can find that still needs to be rescued from some of these structures. it's been a really tough conditions for them to do their mission in. they hope to get a little bit done before worse weather comes in later this afternoon. pam. >> that's what we hear. more bad weather on the way. jim spellman thank you so much for that update. joplin, missouri, that area very hard hit. the ash from an erupting volcano in iceland has forced the cancellation of 250 flights in northern ireland, scotland and parts of scandinavia today. that ash is expected to hit airports in great britain this afternoon, but it is not
expected to move over continental europe. president obama did have to leave ireland early and arrive in london ahead of schedule because of that approaching ash cloud. time now 5:48. the woman identified as the mother of former governor arnold schwarzenegger's love child is hired a lawyer to represent her. mildred patricia baena hired a los angeles law firm. a gossip website says it's received a letter from the law firm challenging "unflattering reports about miss baena." the law firm says there are no plans yet to file lawsuits. 5:49 is the time. back over to sal to check in on traffic. sal. all right. right now we're doing pretty well around the bay area. don't have a lot going on when it comes to slow traffic or major crashes on the roads. let's move along and take a look at this is 880. you can see traffic looks good. move along and take a look at the san mateo bridge. little bit of patchy fog just as steve mentioned heading out to the high-rise and continuing out to 101. also this morning we have a
look at 80 northbound. that traffic looks okay. no major problems on 880. we had an earlier accident in fremont and that is gone. 5:49. let's go to steve. all right, sal, thank you very much. and we do have a little bit of fog there sal touched on. it will be a sunny day once we get rid of that patchy fog or two. but breezy, sunny and breezy. not as windy as yesterday. tomorrow though cloudy, cooler, rain in the north bay. how far south this system makes it will probably fall apart as it moves south. it's going to give rain to the north bay probably about sfo, oakland, vallejo north. about. about. got to give me a little lee way on that. some sun, fog returns for the weekend. cool to mild. there's no sign of any warm up here. just don't see it. systems continue to roll in here. producing some severe weather especially in the north sacramento valley and also northeast susanville up towards quincy. there's been some big time thunderstorms rumbling north and east of us. 42 napa. 47 in fairfield. 45 san rafael. it is cool out there for this
time of year. upper 40s and you combine that with a westerly breeze about 15 to 20 miles per hour. and that makes it feel even colder. today high pressure's our fair weather friend. but it's only going to last for a day because this system that i'm standing right in front of look at that there's pretty good enhancement on the back of that. why? a lot of cold air has upper level support and a strong jet stream. i would lean on rain for tomorrow morning especially north bay and then maybe points south. patchy fog today staying cool though. sunny, breezy, not as windy unless you're right along the coast or also in some of the higher elevations and then cloudy, cooler, rain again though makes it tomorrow and so we're not going to warm up here any time soon. sunny, wind is not, again, maybe some of the higher elevations 25, 30 not the 50 we saw yesterday mile per hour. 60s low 70s. brentwood only 74. livermore only 70. 67 redwood city, mountain view.
just not very warm. but some people love this weather. if you do you're going to love the next five maybe even seven days because there's not much of a warm up and continuation of a cool pattern. thank you, steve. the world's largest medical maker med tropics profit slipped 19% from last year at this time. the minnesota based company says the drop is due to expenses related to the recent layoffs of 2,000 workers. toyota should pay more attention to what its customers and outside testing agencies say about the cars. an independent panel was set up after being called before congress about a series of safety recalls. the panel says toyota's business structure made it slow to respond to complaints. it's suggesting toyota appoint safety executives in japan and north america and that outside japan consultants be given more power. next year some toyota owners will be able to talk with their cars on facebook. drivers can ask their cars for
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in the network you can take entertainment with you. welcome back to the morning news. the oakland minister who said judgment day who would come over the weekend is now making a new prediction about the end of the world. he made his first public comments yesterday after his may 21st prediction about the rapture passed without incident. now camping says the world will end all at once on october 21st without the months of earthquakes, plagues and other disasters. >> we're not going to put up anymore billboards. in fact they're all coming downright now.
we're not going to be advertising in any way, anywhere, about judgment day. that's all done. that's all done. the world has been warned. >> camping says he's not responsible for his followers who gave away all their possessions ahead of the may 21st rapture date. he says he never told anyone to do that. san jose will be filled with glee tonight. the cast of fox's hit show is in the city as part of the north american tour. you can watch them at the hp pavilion tonight at 7:30. another show at the same time tomorrow night as well. now the cast will perform some of the show's most memorable musical numbers. the season finale of glee is tonight at 9:00 right here on ktvu. time now 5:57. we're also getting closer to finding out who will be the next "american idol." we're not kidding. lauren and scotty will battle it out on stage tonight one last time. one of them will be the winner of "american idol."
now the two part season finale begins tonight at 8:00 right here on ktvu channel 2. then the second part will be two hours tomorrow night beginning at 8:00 . all right. p cook news, sal. tweet me if you want to voice your opinion who's going to be the next "american idol." >> all right. i'll do that. although i could just talk to you. >> you can talk to me, yes. >> good morning everybody. let's go out and take a look at what we have on the roads. the traffic is doing well here on 280 getting up to highway 880. and one last picture for this report southbound 680 looks good from pleasanton through fremont in san jose. let's go back to the desk. time now 5:58. continuing police search for a missing bay area teenager going door to door looking for this teenager. police want to know how and why this young lady disappeared. plus why leaked information about the attack on giants fan bryan stow may jeopardize the l.a.p.d. case. why the police chief is