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grows overnight. >> evacuations are in effect and crews are having a hard time getting to the flames. good morning on this tuesday, september 11th. >> before we check your weather and traffic, we want to tell you about those evacuations that are under way right now. people living in mountain king road, portola avenue and alamo way down to barranca road are being evacuated to schools. >> mike, it would be nice if we had lower winds today. >> it would be nice but right now that's not the case, unfortunately. the higher you go in marin, up to tamalpais, it's gusty and and it's pointing that smoke at san francisco. that will taper throughout the morning and the winds will start blowing more towards the east in the afternoon hours. it's pretty quiet on live doppler 7. the gray mainly inland. we're starting off with sunshine
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in your accuweather 12-hour planner. temperatures sit where they've been, upper 40s to mid-50s. 69 to 74 from noon to 4:00 around the bay. inland, 75 to 84. the 90s are gone. the traffic's not. here's alexis. >> it sure is, especially in the walnut creek area. this is where we have a traffic alert. not what you want to see at 5:00 a.m. if you're just starting your commute in contra costa county. this is north of treat boulevard. you can see the flashing lights on the left-hand side. we have the three left lanes blocked. i believe we're understanding this correctly. we had a fedex big rig that had its brakes locked on it. that's blocking the three lanes and chp took three lanes. you can take taylor to pleasant hill as well. i'll show this on the traffic
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map up next. a wildfire is forcing evacuations and prompting road closures. >> we want to show a map showing the irving fire. it's burnt 100 acres in the area samuel p. taylor state park. that's a tenth of a mimle. people living on mountain king road, portola avenue, alamo way down to barranca road were evacuated to juanitas school. marin county fire says firefighters are doelg with steep terrain but they are making some progress. last check, the fire was 10% contained. amy hollyfield is in marin county and she'll have another update coming up at 5:30. snell fire evacuees are back
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home. the fire is burning 40 miles north of napa. it's burnt nearly 2,500 acres and it's 45% contained. >> and it has been nearly a year since a firestorm raced through parts of the north bay. this morning the marin county board of supervisors will hold a meeting that includes a report about lessons learned from the fires that killed 44 people. >> sonoma county is working on a more effective emergency alert system. abc7 news reporter kate larson went inside sonoma's emergency operation center where crews tested that system for the first time. >> reporter: sonoma county emergency management that started 300,000 calls that started like this -- >> there will be a test of the emergency alert systems on september 12th. >> we're testing our warning system. >> reporter: christopher godly is the sonoma county emergency
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service. monday's soco alert called all land lines and subscribers to the free service. >> not just in case of wildfires but any natural hazard or threat to the public. it might be a hazardous material spill on highway 101 or a flood or a tsunami threat along the pacific coast. >> we want to talk to those who are directly impacted. >> reporter: zachary hamel says it's not meant to call hundreds of thousands at once but to target specific areas in danger, like, for example, if there was a hazmat spill on highways 101 and 1, hamel could send an alert to the 400,000 homes in the area. >> got an alert at 3:30 in the morning that
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being evacuate. >> reporter: she signed up for the alert and got the call. >> we need these. they're very important. >> reporter: the second phase of testing is wednesday. the eas alerts will go out on people's phones, tvs and radios. we have more information that on our website, and how you can sign up for so co alerts. i want to show you this photo coming in. it's a homeless encampment fire that broke out overnight. oakland fire says it was first reported around 2:45 near east 12th and 22nd street. we have a call into the fire department right now. as of 4:00 they were still battling this fire. as soon as we get an update into our news room, we'll pass that along. the september 11th terror attacks happened 17 years ago.e
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the victims happening across the country, including right here in the bay area. >> vallejo firefighters will be holding a public memorial at fire station 21 and 343 american flags will be displayed by the menlo park fire protection district to honor the firefighters who died that day. and a task force in menlo park helped with rescue and recovery efforts in new york city and matt keller is live in san francisco. their annual remembrance ceremony, which starts in less than two hours from now. hi there, matt. good morning. >> reporter: the public is invited to any ceremonies, honoring those from the 9/11 terror attacks. here's video from last year's ceremony. a very somber event. this was at station 7 in san francisco. it's hard to believe it's been 17 years since the
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fire engines and trucks will flank the driveway on both sides. firefighters will assemble attention in front of the station's flagpole. then the time of the south tower collapse, three sets of three bell rings will chime signifying the last alarm. at 7:02, all the names of the 342 new york firefighters killed on 9/11 will be read allowed. flags will remain at half staff for the rest of the day. reporting live, matt keller, abc news. a team of oakland firefighters is driving across the country to north carolina, supplies they'll need when hurricane florence hits the east coast. that 16-member crew is trained for water rescue.
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right now florence is a powerful category 4 hurricane. this video shows you what it looks like in the eye of the storm. florence is expected to make landfall on thursday. people in north and south carolina, also virginia, being told to evacuate. the governors of those states have declared states of emergencies ahead of the storm. major airlines are letting you change your reservations if you're traveling through airports affected by florence and they include alaska, delta, front tear, jetblue, southwest. you're never more than seven minutes away from my accuweather forecast. florence had 145-mile-an-hour winds when we went to bed. it's down to 130. that doesn't matter. still going to be a devastating hurricane. let's see where it goes and when it finally gets there. the track has wobbled a little to the north but it's still hitting the outer banks of north carolina with its most powerful bunches, about 130 miles an hour. that hasn't changed. the fact it's coming in when
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it's dark is the scariest part because the water level it is will rise, the outer banks will be covered by the storm surge, the marshy area on the other side will be covered and a possibility of 30 inches of rain through north carolina, virginia, west virginia and maryland. inland flooding will be a huge concern along with, have you ever been to the carolinas, they have a lot of pine trees, they're shallow rooted, they come up easily meaning tons of power outages. we've got 50 in santa rosa. 60 in brentwood. 68 in antioch. most of us in the mid to upper 50s. out and about today, strong sunshine. have your sunglasses and sunscreen. small craft advisory out on the bay once again. it begins at 1:00 this afternoon and goes until 9:00. it starts about an hour earlier to two hours earlier than it did yesterday. as far as our temperatures, 54
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this morning. 65 at 10:00. 75 by noon. hanging out in the low 80s by the afternoon hours. 67 by 8:00. we'll take a look at the rest of the accuweather seven-day forecast. there's a lot to talk about. >> i just got good news. i'm surprised how quickly they were able to clear this. we had a big rig who had its brakes locked up. they were stuck around treat boulevard just north of there in walnut creek. you can see some brake lights but we just got the all-clear from chp saying all lanes are back open. the sigalert is canceled so that's great news for the contra costa county commute here. there we go. that's where the incident was. you can see things are still heavy from 242. if you're just about to head out the door, you can take pleasant hill road as an alternate. give it another 15 minutes or so and that will be clear. next traffic update coming up around 5:20. investigators having
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indicted 30 east bay gang members. they are accused of running a credit card scheme. attorney general announced the charges against 32 members of the bully boy and coco yesterday. they used the terminals to stake returns to personal debit cards. they stole nearly $1 million. what one woman is accused of doing. a football player explains the confusion over those who kneeled on sunday. this comes as oakland raiders sat during
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here's a look at our air quality as cool, rolls in. the oakland raiders hit the field again in less than a week. they'll be on the road taking on the denver broncos this sunday. and it comes after a disappointing start to the new season. a 33-13 loss to the l.a. rams last night. rumors of a lawsuit are also looming. the raiders are planning to move to a new stadium in las vegas in two years, but the city of
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oakland might sue the team over money still owed on the coliseum renovations. if the lawsuit happens, the raiders have threatened to rip up next year's lease agreement. raiders been sued? how many times have they won in court? almost always. >> i've been a raider fan since day one. they're moving? hey, it's time to invest. a little real estate. out of vegas. >> oakland native marshawn lynch, the raiders running back, decided to sit during the national anthem. he also sat during the anthem last year but never gave a reason. >> while lynch was the only one sitting last night, he wasn't the first to protest this season. on sunday two miami dolphins took a near during the national anthem. one nfl player says these demonstrations are not about disrespecting people like police officers and military members. >> the first thing, you know, we praise these people because they're doing the right thing and putting their life on the
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line to protect other people. that's the same thing that we want to do is put ourselves up in front to help people who can't help themselves. >> the nfl and players union are working on a national anthem policy. don't know yet when they'll get something set in stone. a california woman is suspected of creating a fake firefighter husband to scan donors out of thousands of cash and goods. here's abc kendis gibson. >> reporter: police investigating a california woman for allegedly making up a fake firefighter husband to scam people into donating money and supplies to help crews battling the deadly fire. ashley bemis is accused of receiving $11,000 in donations, including air mattresses and food. and in instead ofivg thism to
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husband, shanealthutrities tha h goodidn'te exist. thefiremen for what they're providing our state and then have it all be fraudulent is heartbreaking. >> reporter: we'll have interviews allegedly scammed by bemis coming up. with your "gma" first look, kendis gibson, abc news. health officials have confirmed the first west nile virus in california this year. the state department of health says two people have died from the virus. one lived in yuba county, the other in glenn county. as of last week, there were 56 reported human cases of west nile virus in 21 different california counties. a total of 422 dead birds from 18 counties also tested positive. officials say we're still in a peak period of west nile virus transmission so they're urging people to take precaution against mosquito bites.
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con ftra costa are waving p adoption fees now through friday. you can find a new friend in shelters in martinez and pinole. you will have to pay to microchip and vaccinate your new pet. when it comes to online shopping, ordering what you need can be very convenient. when it comes to the returns, not so much. a southern california company is hoping to change that. it's called happy returns. and the company is partnering with hundreds of stories nationwide to make returning online purchases easier. all you have to do is bring your item to one of its return bars and they'll process your refund. >> wanted to create a service free for customers and much easier so you're able to walk into a store like paper source and just hand your items to someone. >> happy returns started with one just and now has hundreds of
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locations at shopping malls, boutiques and paper source stores. the service is available in san francisco, oakland, palo alto and santa clara. who knew? >> that is the biggest pain about online orders. i get it. >> they're having some success. >> that's what has kept me from ordering online, especially higher end items. >> i can do shopping of anything. let's talk about what's going on outside. shopping for sunshine, got a lot of it. if you have solar panel, you love this time of year. san rafael, no fog, 55 degrees. we have sunshine everywhere today. it will be breezy this afternoon, just like yesterday afternoon. mainly clear tonight. there will be some high clouds and a little fog in the north bay valleys and a bigger roller coaster of temperatures coming, thanks to the cold front coming straight down fromasee it's rni
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of wain vancouver, t make it to us, unfortunately. we do have some mid to upper 70s, cupertino, santa 64 at half moon bay. we'll flirt with the upper 60s to near 70 again today for downtown and south san francisco and sausalito. 80 through 86 in the north bay valleys. 72 in oakland. 76 in fremont. 75 in castro valley. 84 to 89. beer close to 90 in brentwood. i promise we'll take the 90s out of the forecast yesterday. my accuweather seven-day forecast, we tap into the cool. don't expect as much sunshine tomorrow and thursday. temperatures will rebound with a
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little more sunshine starting friday. have a good one. here's alexis. >> good morning. we are keeping an eye on southbound 680 through walnut creek but it looks much better than 15, 20 minutes ago. we had a sigalert. that did clear. it was brieflily a significant alert. residual delays remain. hopefully that will start to bounce back. i did think it would be lighter than it is right now. another new crash just reported in the city, san francisco 101 before cesar chavez. the middle lane is blocked. i'm hearing delay on the southbound side of 101. we have some bridge work southbound on 101. we should have more information on the crash on the other side of the roadway once chp arrives. next traffic update coming up
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before 6:45. alameda county restaurants say they will stop closing pop-ups as lon as they follow food safety laws. last month health inspectors shut down several pop-ups because they lacked proper permits. officials are working out the details of a permit program. they hope to enact clearer rules by october 8th. ? the north bay, a push to stop teen smoking. marin county supervisors will discuss an ordinance that would ban the sale of flavored products. county officials say the flavored products get teens on smoking because the candy flavor masks the smoke taste. e-cigarettes between high school and middle school students increased 800% between 2011 and 2015. more americans are relying on siri, alexa andgoogst peoplet siance ask themulactivities,
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checking the news and asking for directions. next, the seven things you need to know before you start your day. >> california's new safety test for cannabis off to a rough start. why industry experts say so many products have levels of pesticide and bacteria. it's not too early to think about the holidays, or is it? >> it is. it actually is. >> some people are thinking about the holidays, especially
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5:25. here are the seven things to know before you go. number one, a wildfire is forcing evacuations and prompting road closures. closurr number two, today marks 17 years since the 9/11 terror attack. ilce time the first plane 9/11
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hit the north tower of the world trade center. a remembrance service will get under wanted way at fire station 7. it starts at 6:that. the department will be reading the names of the 343 firefighters who died that day. hurricane florence gaining strength. the category 4 storm is barreling towards the carolinas. it's expected to make lawfndfal on thursday. i hope you like breezy and seasonal temperatures. that's what we have today. coming out of tomorrow, the first significant cold front of the fall. look at 60s and 70s for the highs. number six, our biggest issue was a disabled big rig on southbound 680 and walnut creek. that's still cleared but we're dealing with residual delays. 11 miles an hour on 242.
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hearing about a concord. this is the high school photo of raiders running back marshawn lynch. it's abuzz on line. lynch graduated from oakland tech. let's just say lynch looks a little different now. >> there were the funniest meems about this last night. some said linked versus instagram. how good is that. there's another one very clever that said -- isn't it good? man looks like he's about to write some beast code. funny, right? >> that's good. >> happened some young man growing up in oakland. coming back with another 90 minutes of including the dramatic video of a muni bus crash. >> -hey, did i mention i can save you $620 for switching to progressive? [ engine revving ] you cannot hear me at all,
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crews are working to contain a wildfire spreading in the north bay. deep terrain is making it difficult. we're live with an update. today marks 17 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. why one official says it's like bin laden is reaching out from the grave. addressing homeless crisis in the east bay. the attention-grabbing way one city leader is bringing awareness to the issue. good morning. it's tuesday, september 11th. the entire nation remembering 9/11 this morning. >> it's hard to believe so many years have passed by. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> you'll never forget where you were that day. let's start out with the winds at mt. tamalpias gusting at 25
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miles an hour. that will blow smoke towards san francisco. winds are fairly calm this morning. you can see there's hardly any clouds out there. enjoy a lot of sunshine early. temperatures in the upper 40s to upper 50s. where we started off yesterday. we'll end up pretty close to yesterday's temperatures. cooler at the coast. 70s around the bay and 80s inland at 4:00. 60s and 70s at noon. remember, it will be a little breezy this afternoon. let's get a check of the morning commute. what's up? >> not too much at this point. we did have earlier trouble spots. we're looking better in both of those areas. taking you into the 101 corridor in san francisco. we did have some overnight roadwork. lanes scheduled to be blocked for bridge work until 6:00 a.m. on southbound 101 approaching cesar chavez. looks like that's picking up quickly. a couple moments ago t to 11 miles an hour. looks like it's faster than that
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now. bay bridge toll plaza, meters on at exactly 5:30. breaking new in the north bay where a wildfire is burning at a state park. >> evacuations are in effect in marin county. you can see where the fire is burning. it's happening at samuel p. taylor state park. >> reporter: we're at the evacuation center. some out here in it the cars. we're told they didn't know until midnight they weren't going to be able to go back home. here's a look at the fire burning last night. overnight marin fire says it is starting to make progress on containment. they got it about 10% contained. residents say it was scary. the fire was huge. as evacuating, they couldn't help but remember last year's deadly fire. >> the sonoma fire is fresh in our minds and our community center was an evacuation center
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for ten days last october for the sa none ma fires. and now evacuation center for our own community. >> reporter: those living along mountain king road and alamo road are evacuated. firefighters say about 20 to 30 structures are being threatened. the red cross is at the community center offering help to anyone who needs it. live from marin county, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you. to a different interstate 5 in shasta county is reopening but they could change it again if flames change
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direction. vehicles carrying flammable material are prohibited from using a 17-mile stret 17-mile to the fire. it's only 5% contained this morning. several neighborhoods north of redding are evacuated. we remember the fears and the lives lost. the nation pausing to remember those lost in our history. >> here is a live look at the 9/11 memorial in new york city. coming up in just about ten minutes at 5:44, there will be a moment of silence. it marks the exact moment the first plane hit the north tower of the world trade center. we'll go live to an abc news special report for that moment of silence. today there's also a new push to pay tribute to first responders who have died since those attacks. they were exposed to toxic dust and debris and what one retired
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agent calls a cesspool of cancer. it's affecting police officers, firefighters and federal agents. >> only now beginning to understand and witness the long-term effects of that work because nobody knows what tomorrow may bring. 9/11 related deaths include 150 police officers. that's nearly eight times more than those who died on the day of the attacks. more than a dozen firefighters have also died in the last year. howard streets between third and fourth will close this morning for the global climate action summit that kicks off tomorrow. governor brown is hosting the event. the governor is hoping the summit motivates more action on climate change.
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the event begins tomorrow. yesterday people gathered at san francisco's exploratory yum to talk about biodiversity. >> this is wonderful for the world. not just this country or other countries, but for the world because we're all living in this planet. new details in that frightening muni bus crash. the driver is a 66-year-old man who has been a long-time bus officer. dash cam video. veering across lombard street. we brought this to you as breaking news. the bus hit a parked car, snapped a tree and crashed into a business. jenis patel couldn't believe what was happening in front of him. >> it was a total shock.
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i can't even say a word. for at least ten minutes, my entire body was chaking. >> the bus driver will be treated for life-threatening injuries. three passengers are recovering after getting hurt. officials hope to learn what went wrong from the on board cameras. a new effort to keep you safe in ride shares. today's san francisco district attorney will announce a new safety campaign and this comes after several recent ride share attacks around the bay area. we don't have details but a representative from uber will be at the conference. one in five marijuana products fail state safety tests. the state began requiring the tests in july. the associated press over the last couple of months nearly 11,000 samples were tested and 2,000 failed. some products failed because of unacceptable levels of pesticide and bacteria. industry experts say the
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standards are too strict and technical glitches add to the high failure rate. the state is considering revising those rules. you are never more than seven minutes away from my accident. menlo park, 49 degrees. the rest of us at 53 to 57. let's look everywhere else. we have temperatures, 63 in concord. some of the warmer temperature, 58 in san jose, hayward, oakland. 49 right now in napa. take a look at the clear sky from mt. tamalpias this morning. if you're out today, protect the skin and the eyes. sunny and breezy. if you're out on the bay, it's going to be another blustery afternoon. let's take a look at small craft advisories. it starts earlier.
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by noon it's 62. 59 by 8:00. east bay valley, look at that. the 90s are gone. we start off at 65 at 8:00 to 77 at noon to mid-80s in the afternoon hours. what a gorgeous evening. 70 at 8:00. our last stop will be the peninsula where it will be in the 50s. 68 at noon and hanging out in the mid-70s. jacket weather, 62 by 8:00. we started off with a potentially really serious situation. what's going on now? >> well, fortunately, that did clear. we're still working on recovering in the walnut creek area. doesn't look that great right now, does it? d't bie we have anythinghat now. looks like we're having a tough time bouncing back from that.
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we can check that out on our traffic maps as well. maybe a little residual delay. averaging about 26 miles an hour through both of those stretches. a quick stretch of drive times. overall we're looking good. santa rosa to petaluma, 14 minutes. northbound 280/68 to highway 85, that's 16 minutes on highway so 1. we'll take you live to new york city for a special report as we approach the moment
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giants again tonight at at&t park. the fire danger is increasing across parts of the state. everywhere you see red. here in just a moment we'll meerin the vtims of9/11 ag yea just talking autthe num who are losing their life because of the work they did at
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the world trade center. let's take a live look at new york city. this is where family members of those who died will be honored. 8:46 is the time when american airlines flight 11 going from boston to los angeles, of course, never made it to its destination. it struck the north tower. a few minutes later, 9:03, united airlines flight traveling from boston to l.a. struck the south tower. that's when we knew this was no accident and that our country was being attacked. >> so many people know where they were. we want to show you images from earlier this morning as a flag was unfurled at the pentagon where american flight 77 crashed into the pentagon. here's that moment from earlier this morning. in remembrance of the victims that died at the pentagon that day.
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let's go to george stephanopoulos with abc news. ♪ that our flag was still there ♪ ♪ o say does that star spangledd
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banner yet wave ♪ ♪ o'er the free ♪ ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ >> now there will be a moment of silence to mark that moment when american flight 11 hit the north tower. [ bell toll ]
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♪ >> nearly 3,000 died that day. families across the country are remembering them. there will also be ceremonies at the pentagon and, of course, shanksville, flight 93 national
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memorial there. up this morning, president trump and the first lady will be there. they'll speak in moments for all the victims today. we remember that loss, we remember that day 17 years ago. we'll be back all day long to mark their memory. i'm george stephanopoulos in new york. ♪ >> is that moment of silence just hadmy in new york for that first flight that hit the world trade center 17 years ago. >> and you just heard george stephanopoulos mention shanksville, pennsylvania, where flight 93 crashed. that's where we expect the president and first lady will be, speaking and honoring the
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lives lost there later on this morning. we'll switch gears and check in with mike nicco. >> let's take a look at the camera, notice you don't see the clouds. get ready for a whole lot of sunshine once again. breezy conditions but comfortable temperaturewise. a dry cold front will bring us cooler conditions. we'll warm back to average this weekend. take a look at the cloud cover. pretty much nothing throughout the day except for a passing high cloud here or there, a passing low cloud at the coast. let's see what our temperatures do. we've got the warmest around loss gatos and 68 in millbrae. about 11-degree spread on the peninsula. 61 to 64 along the coast. nearing 70 in downtown san francis francisco. along the east bay shore,
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oakland, 72 to fremont, 76. as you move into the east bay valley, if you haven't used the air conditioner yet this week, not going to need it toadday either. tonight upper 40s to, say, upper 50s. now, we could see a few more clouds along the coast and a little fog up in the north bay valleys and high clouds will definitely be dominant in the forecast tomorrow. low and high clouds thursday with those highs in the 60s and 70s. then we'll get back to the 60s, 70s and 80s through friday for my accuweather forecast. have a good day. we have one new issue to talk about in the tri-valley. sounds like a two-car crash in for westbound 580 traffic before you get to santa rita road. that's blocking a middle lane. chp on the way to the scene. not sure how serious this is yet. i have not heard them call for an ambulance. one vehicle made it to the tt backup approaching
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carpool lanes are open. overall, we have a great day for mass transit. 46 b.a.r.t. and trains, no delay. ace, ongoing gps issues so keep that in mind. a little breezy but normal service for ferry service. an oakland council member is calling attention to the homeless problem. he'll move into that small home for two weeks and then lany college students who are homeless will move in. lany college students are building the home thanks to a grant the councilman gained. new at 6:00, uber's effort to rebrand itself gets a new leader. first, the fraud alert involving a popular
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it is 5:54 in the south bay. a generation is keeping a beloved tradition alive. christmas will shine bright thanks to $15,000 donation from owners of garden city construction. the regular donor, orchard supply, backed out. the oakland raiders honored two young heroes during the season's ome opener. >> thanks to them, the family of five and all their cats made it out alive. >> 19-year-old sara coolson and gabby smith saw a house on fire as they headed home livermore. they ran inside and helped the people escape the flames. last night they all got together at the coliseum.
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lot t come to this gamesportsve. >> the young heroes tell us the family in the burning home had just woke up and probably didn't realize how fierce the fire was and no one was hurt in that fire. >> really cool for it is raiders to recognize them. a fraud alert involving a popular store. the con ftra costa county attory says scammers are calling pretending to be from costco and offering $500 gift card or travel voucher for taking a survey. the survey has personal information that can be used against you for identity theft. the d.a. office says the calls appear to be local but they actually come from outside the bay area. watch out. >> thank you for that warning. a little heads up if you're traveling through walnut creek area. we've had a tough time bouncing back from an earlier sigalert. we had an accident blocking
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traffic. that's been long gone but we've seen heavier volume as that recovers. we have a crash on westbound 580. westbound 4, antioch to concord in the yellow at 23. southbound 101, san rafael to san francisco looks great at 15 minutes. let's check in with mike nicco. >> let's check in on hawaii. high surf warning where you see red. that runs until 6:00 tomorrow and entire island chain under flash flood until tomorrow because of tropical storm olivia making a bee line for maui. it will make a direct hit with 50 miles an hour but will quickly pull away thursday and friday. thursday night into fridarn cat into the carolinas just north of wilmington. possibly 2 to 3 feet of rain once it reaches the virginia. it's going to be a mess. >> thanks, mike. a new report ranks the most
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valuable college majors. >> number one on the list may surprise you. says actuarial science, and they can look forward to an annual average salary of $109,000. zoology is number two, followed by nuclear engineering, health and medical preparatory is number four and applied mathematics rounds out the top five majors. they ranked factors of salary and employment rates. if you wanted to be in journalism like we are, number 87 on the list. pretty far down. >> don't do it for the money. do it for the 2:00 a.m. wake-up call. coming up, donald trump jr. in his own words. what he's revealing to abc news. and crews are headed t
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you're never more than seven minutes away from accuweather forecast. mike nicco, take it away. >> let's look at live doppler 7. look at the lack of gray over our neighborhoods. we're starting off pretty clear, needing the sunglasses early this morning. here's a look at 7:00 after the sun rises at 6:48. we'll be in the upper 40s, low 50s elsewhere. 62 at the coast. breezes are going to keep us in check. 68 to 74 around the bay. breezy at 75 to 84 inland. by 7:00, back in the 50s and 60s. here's alexis, how is it going? >> okay in most areas, mike. i have a little good news if you're traveling in the tri-valley. we had a crash westbound 580 that cleared a couple moments ago. that is good. we no longer have thatiddl la bl hopefully this backup you're seeing from


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