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it's going to say time. that may not really be the case. it will be delayed or canceled. what happened? delta air line said aboutn$ay 1 last night a power outage in atlanta impacted delta computer systems and operation systems worldwide. board here says on time for all delta passengers. uuh passengers are heading to the gate. we're going to wait and see whether or not they are able to get on a plane and take off from san jose, oakland, and san francisco as well today. we'll keep you updated all morning long. >> what a tough way to wake up for all those people and reminds you of the southwest issue we just had. >> it does. demonstrating it's so confusing what's happening there at the airport. we'll keep on it all morning long. also keeping on your weather and traffic. that's where we start with mike this morning. >> much better news from the weather center. you can see it on live doppler hd. the clouds don't have much moisture. here's a look at the exploretorium at pier 15.
12-hour day planner. by noon, upper 50s at the coast. 60s around the bay. 70s inland. how about that commute? a sigalert in the tri-valley in the pleasanton area. southbound 680. not good. a pretty big tree is5a down blocking lane three. so the right center lane is fully blocked, carrying a lot of debris, too. two-mile backup and working on either getting the fire department there or a landsca landscaping company out there to cut it up and get it off the ey problem in marin county. update in less than ten. breaking news in oakland. police are combing an area along 880 right now looking for a suspect after two people were found dead this morning near empire and gibraltar. police haven't said how the two people died. they were reportedly found in a burning car. you can see that in the video. these are the large flames coming from the vehicle. a third person taken to the hospital. police have set up a perimeter in that area.
more breaking news. this time in san francisco. police confirmed to abc 7 news they're working a shooting scene at second and mission streets near a nightclub where there may have been a disturbance that led to someone being shot. we are waiting for police to return our calls for more information. police in san francisco say they have very few clues in the shooting death of a man playing pokemon go. >> 20-year-old calvin riley was playing the game on his cellphone on saturday night. he and a friend were at aquatic park,o(júñ a popular spot. a friend says gunman appearing out of nowhere shot and killed riley and then ran away. police say there was no confrontation leading up to the shooting. calvin riley graduated from serra high school and was on the delta college baseball team. the contra costa sheriff's office is investigating the suspicious death of a 59-year-old woman in blackhawk. the victim waspg4: found on qua run lane near quail run drive around 4:00 yesterday. homicide investigators belief the victim and suspect knew each
other. no word yet if that person is under arrest or the woman's identity. developing news now. the son of a kansas lawmaker is dead after what appears to be a freak accident at a water park and is making national headlines. abc 7 jessica has the details. >> reggie, 10-year-old caleb swaub was killed while riding the tallest waterslide. the child died at the schilletbahn water park yesterday afternoon. he was the son of scott swaub. the child was riding this 168-foot slide named the verruckt. it's known for reaching speeds of 45 miles per hour. during testing of the slide before it opened there were concerns it went too fast. engineers slowed it down. >> what it sounded like to us was that the harness in the front of the car on the slide was not working all day long. >> but the water park has not said what wen is still an investigation under way. meanwhile, also new this morning
his family has released a statement saying that caleb, quote, brought abundant joy to our family and all those he came in contact with. the family thanked everyone for support but also asked for privacy. the water park is closed today. in the newsroom, jessica castro, abc 7 news. we are learning more this morning about the 18-year-old who was killed in a skydiving accident in the central valley. friends and family gathered last night to remember tyler turner. he just graduated from high school in loss ban nos two months ago. this was his first jump. he was jumping with an instructor but their chute did not deploy. turner's mom talked about their final conversation. >> and he turned around and he gave me a hug. tightest hug,0ñ i ever had. i love you, mom. i love you, son. squeezed him. he got on the plane. >> the owner of the parachute center said the instructor was with veteran who had about 700
other jumps. new details in the sex investigation involving a young woman and several bay area police departments in a letter to city leaders richmond police chief alan brown says several officers likely violated department policy but they don't seem to have broken any laws. they're accuse of having sex with a woman known as celeste guap. in june she told abc 7 news i-team she had sex with more than 30 officers in the bay area. chief brown says the7%okjfirst investigation into the officers involvement should be completed in the coming week. we are tracking wildfires up and down the state this morning including a fast moving one that's forcing evacuations in southern california. abc's amy powell has dramatic video of the firefighting in the san ber nan dino mountains. >> reporter: ferocious flames tearing through hundreds of acres of dry brush. the wind driven blaze threatens homes in the summit valley area.
>> a little bit shaken up. very sean up. >> reporter: jesus morales sent his family awa9n8ç but decided stay home as long as possible. nervously watching the flames leap on a ridge near his house along highway 173. >> i've only been here about a year. and this is like my dream house. and this is like my dream house. you know, the garden, the trees, >> reporter: a fire continues to grow and officials say they have no containment. >> we are very concerned about
any structure loss. fortunately we have not had any structures destroyed yet. we have it in place the best we can to defend those houses. >> that was amy powell reporting. firefighters are making progress against the cold fire burning on the edge of napa and yellow counties. the 5400 fire is 60 percent contained this morning. cooler weather slowed the fire spread over the weekend and cal fire said firefighters are making good progress and re-enforcing containment lines. the largest fire in the state a burning in monterey county near big sur. right now the soberanes fire is 45% contained. it has burned almost 58,000 acres. that's exactly half the size of the city of san jose. you can see new images posted by cal fire. evacuation orders have been lifted for several areas. governor brown has declared a state of emergency. barring a last-minute settlement you can expect limited services again this week at courthouses across santa clara county. on friday court employees were on the picket line for the third
straight day. they're union is trying to bargain for a new contract. court officials say they can't afford the raises that workers like clerks and mediators are asking for. more problems and delays for b.a.r.t. new cars. there's now an issue with the high voltage switch in the car's power supposed polite unit. it could shut down when it gets too hot. around 300 degrees fahrenheit. problems with the same system in b.a.r.t.'s original fleet didn't come up until the cars had been in service for a number of years. b.a.r.t. was supposed to get its first new cars in december. that's now been pushed back to at least may of next year. let's see how warmly you're going to have to dress this morning. north bay, one of our cooler temperatures. everybody else about 50 to 55 degrees until you get over to american canyon and napa, 58 degrees. 57 in el sobrante. 55 in san francisco. redwood city, 59. south bay, you can see the -- i should say the bay bridge. not inundate with fog.
shave off 30 or 35 degrees apart. the upper 50s in daly city. upper antioch in the upper 90s. slightly warmer, especially inland. 90s taking over our inland valleys. 80s in the south bay and north bay. 70s around the bay. minor tweaks tomorrow. just a little bit warmer in places like inland east bay. nearly steady wednesday. we have warmer weather building in the back half of my accuweather seven-day forecast. we do have a couple issues so far this morning. going to take you up to marin county. north of november vato. just before that we had a serious crash overnight. we had the entire roadway shut down at one point. now just one lane on that northbound side closed. a vehicle spun out and hit a power pole that that did knock out power in the area as well. sounding like noon before we get all lanes back open. still have this problem southbound 680 in the pleasanton area. more details in a few minutes.
coast brace for a week of really wet weather. forecasters are predicting rain in the amount of 10 to 15 inches through the next five days. the state department of emergency management is urging people to prepare for flooding similar to the situation you're watching right there in miami. tropical storm is now blamed for 39 deaths in mexico. the death toll climbed overnight as a result of landslides in the states of peblo and vera cruz. they viewed this devastation. all the damage will be repaired. breaking overnight. at least 53 people are dead in a bombing outside a hospital in pakistan. the explosion happened in a city of close to the afghanistan border. the blast was at the gates of emergency ward where mourners were gathering following the shooting death of a local lawyer. more than 50 others are hurt. and so far, no one has claimed responsibility. this morning donald trump will try to get his campaign back on track after really a
disastrous week while hillary clinton stumps for votes in the sunshine state. abc reports from washington. >> reporter: donald trump refocuses today with a policy speech at the detroit economic club that he said will help americans. he's also endorsing speaker paul ryan and john mccain for re-election, something he refused to do last week. and some holdouts at the mid gop are coming around. george p. bush, the texas land commissioner and son of jeb bush who refused to support him, says it's time to put the party first. as gop scrambles to unite clinton continues to make gain and abc news/"washington post" poll showings the former first lady extending her lead. yet trustworthiness is a problem for both. >> the bottom line is this, she made a mistake and she said over and over again i made a mistake and i've learned from it, i'm going to fix it. i apologize for it. >> clinton meantime is not taking her lead for granted. in an e-mail to supporters he
says trump could win if he spends enough to convince voters. and like trump, she'll also be giving a speech on the economy this thursday in detroit. maggie rulely, abc news, washington. >> exciting day for students in san ramon. they're going to celebrate the grand opening of a new school. bella vista is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 this morning and showing off their new campus. that was funded by the voter approved measure d. the san ramon valley unified school district posted the otos on web page bella vista elementary is going to be home of the trail blazers. it will serve students from kindergarten through fifth grade and the first day of school is next monday. crews of a massive clean-up job ahead at san francisco's gingri golden gate park after another successful lands festival. you're looking at some of the fun. tens of thousands of people had this weekend at the polo field.
the annual mega concert was mostly peaceful unlike previous years. >> it's been a great weekend. there's been very, very few issues. i would say the bigger issue has been people jumping the fence and trespassing. we've had numerous arrests each day. >> you and your friends may have posted photos, from outside lands. at&t said concertgoers used enough bandwidth to post 19 million selfies on social media. >> distorted faces all around. >> a lot of snaps of the muppets performing. everybody couldn't get enough of them on sunday. ♪ gets go over now to mike and a look at your forecast this morning. >> keep going. i love it. good morning. besides the delta issues check out sfo where there's cloudiness this morning. there could be so flight arrival delays. i'll keep an eye on it. as soon as i hearing in. more sunshine. slightly warmer. bay and coast will have clouds. even warmer weather this week as
we're going to transition back to summer. over the next several hour, six to be exact, absolutely no chance of any measurable rain. we do have clouds slowly creeping in. look at this, by noon, completely gone. even the coast is starting to clear out. maybe not quite as much as yesterday, especially the peninsula coast. but going to see sunshine from time to time. let's see what it does for your temperatures. down in the south bay closer to average. not quite there. a degree or two shy. upper 70s, yeah, around sunnyvale and cupertino, low to mid 80s. now as you head up the peninsula, we have a lot of mid to upper 70s. you get to millbrae and san mateo and immediate neighbors in the upper 60s to low 70s. even with the sunshine we'll stay around 60 degrees at the coast. upper 60s for downtown, south san francisco, and south salito at 70. better chance of sunshine. low to upper 80s in our valleys of the north bay, from 81 in napa to 71 at 'stros. a few cities at richmond. as we head inland, it's going to
start to get toasty. upper 80s to low 90s. accuweather seven-day forecast pretty steady and warmer for thursday, friday, and saturday. good morning. we do have a sig alert in the tri-valley. get you back out to pleasanton, an hour ago. a big tree fell on southbound 680. either it hit vehicle or vehicles hit it. and the debris that followed. so we've got a two-mile backup still. that is blocking one lane and then we've got a tow truck on the way to the scene as well to get the damaged vehicles out of there. still nice and light at the bay bridge toll plaza. mass transit note to pass along. i'll do that in less than ten. coming up, how tesla's car technology may have saved the life of a driver suffering from a serious medical condition. and one of millions of americans not taking all of your vacation? the new study on why some people are not taking enough time off. first this morning, tech bites. >> in today's tech bite, pokemon goes salt on your battery.
chasing down all the monsters takes a toll on your smartphone's charge. >> but that's not stopping people from playing, of course. the as a result instead has been a surge in battery backups and portable chargers. sales doubled in the two weeks after the game debuted. >> walmart is expected to announce a major acquisition. reportedly purchasing online retailer jet.com for $3 billion. >> walmart is hoping to come more competitive with amazon which wracked up $100 billion in sales last year. athletes are not the only ones compete for medals. >> google is holding 2016 google for gamese of weeks. players control different fruits. >> you can be a sprinting strawberry or pineapple tennis player and join the fun with your google app. your google app.
officers say the victim was gambling at park west casino in petaluma yesterday morning. the purse was taken after she left it hanging on a chair as she was gambling. more mosquito fogging is scheduled in the south bay. mosquito fogging will begin at 11:00 p.m. it will last for several hours. we outlined the area for you on that map. the county says that residents in the area received fogging notices on their doors.
mosquitos infected with west nile virus were found in some areas of south san jose. target is hiring about 100 employees for new store in cupertino. so-called flexible store will be on stevens creek boulevard just a mile and a half from full-size location. if you want to apply you have to preschedule your interview online and show up today between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. the hiring events is at the nearby target at 20745 stevens creek boulevard. interview are each monday throughout the month. the flexible store is for smaller locations with items star getting the needs of local customers. no pun intended. or maybe it is. all right. are you someone who doesn't use all of your vacation time? if so it turns out you're not alone. a study by project time off found that last year more than half of american workers left vacation time unused. it amounted in all to 658 million days. of those, 222 million could not roll over so they were just simply lost. an expert says many employees
don't take all of their time because their boss never takes time off. >> let's just all leave now. where are we going to go, mike? >> we're done? we're good? >> mike know where's the good weather is. you would have a good suggestion. >> i'll tell you where not to go and that's ca who san lucas. after being swept by the cubs the orioles are in town to take on the as. here's a look around, golden central valley. sacramento, 94. poor air quality at sacramento. it's moving right towards cabo san lucas. it should be there within the next couple of hours with torrential rain. alexis? golden gate transit, if you were going to take the ferry we've got issues. 7:30 a.m. trip there is going to be on a backup vessel. that means you're going to have a 15-minute delay for arrival in
san francisco. the 8:40 a.m. trip is not going to happen. that has been canceled due to tech issues. leave earlier or leave later. that's going to be your best bet. we do have a sig alert in the tri-valley. another look at that coming up in just a view. a missouri man credits tesla awed do pilot feature for possibly saving his life. he suffered a pulmonary embolism while driving home last month. he had the autopilot feature on and that works like a cruise control for braking, accelerating, and steering. ended up taking him 20 miles down the highway and close enough to the hospital for him to finish the trip on his own. if his condition got to a point where he couldn't drive, his model x had a feature that would automatically slow the car, turn on the flashers, and then pull over to the right lane. >> wow. a team of engineers in palo alto is giving us a unique look at plasma erupting from the sun. nasa released this video of a solar flare captured by an im e
imaging sat light. you can see the material oozing plasma on its surface. nasa launched the irish satellite back in june of 201 to observe the sun. the mission is being monitored by a team in lockheed martin in palo alto. nasa showing off a new toy that scientists believe could revolutionize space travel. it's not the rocket that's so amazing it's the camera recording the video. so compared to a photo showing what the rocket blast usually looks like the new camera captures 3-d footage that is faster than the faster camera they have up until now. it the k. me dedetect details. a new statue of the iconic comedian is on display. hundreds of fans gathered at lucille ball memorial park as the tarp was removed from the new statue there. lucy was born there and the new statue was unveiled on her birthday. unflattering version by a
different artist -- >> that's terrible. >> wow. >> was banished through facebook campaign. the previous statue is not going away though. it's going to be given another spot in the park but i don't even know if unflattering is the right word. it doesn't look like her. >> inaccurate. this is just any lady. >> any lady. next at 5:00 a.m., this computer outage grounds delta air line flights around the world. what the airline is telling thousands of frustrated passenger, coming up next. also, one minute they're celebrating. the next they're being rushed to the hospital. what may have suddenly sickened 19 people at a party in san francisco's mission district.
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good morning. >> it is monday, august 8th. gosh, we are waking up to a rough time for delta passengers. a massive computer outage means that all flights nationwide and really around the world are grounded right now. we're going to get to this in just a moment. matt keller is at san jose tracking this for you. let's start with alexis smith tracking trouble on the roads. or the trouble it's causing. hi, alexis. >> there we
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