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we're hearing and seeing stories about families escaping through the flames of the camp fire. an update as it is among the deadliest in california history >> the national weather service tweeted this out yesterday morning. smoke from the fire covering the bay area. you can expect poor air quality to continue again today. good morning. it's monday, november 12th. >> let's check in with mike. mike, is that air quality improving at all? if not, when will it? >> that's great. good questions. first one, no, it's not improving at all. it's unhealthy about everywhere again this morning as you can see from sfo. that is all the smoke hanging in the air. we will probably have arrival delays once again. when will it change? four to five days from now it
will push smoke into other parts of the state. spare the air alerts. air quality advisory. wood burning ban, as it should be. temperatures will be held back a little bit by the smoke. waking up in the low 30s to upper 40s this morning. so there's smoke and frost developing in our deepest valleys. 54 to 59 by 7:00. i issue wish i had better news. we'll try to find rain next week. next, i will bring in alexis and talk about the commute. >> good morning, mike. taking a look at a very smoky bay bridge toll plaza. no surprise there. the smoke and haze under the lights there. overall, looking okay. we have a stackup in the cash lanes. no metering lights yet. until 5:to. maybe a little bit later with the veterans day holiday as well. a quick check of our traffic
maps. our biggest issue is the full closure of 880, oakland and 23rd. they should wrap it up any time now. it was scheduled to wrap at 5:00 a.m. as long as you're not in a big rig, take 580 as an alternate. the death toll continues to rise in the camp fire still burning in butte county. >> six more bodies were recovered bringing the number of deaths to 29. that means the camp fire is now tied for the deadliest fire in state history. officials are now working to identify the victims. there is fear the number could go up again with more than 200 people still missing. the camp fire has burned more than 100,000 acres, nearly 175 square miles since it broke out thursday morning. we know it is the most destructive fire in state history, destroying 6700 homes and businesses, including more than 60 homes belonging to first responders.
>> all of them are still at the job. i have deputy sheriffs out there that lost everything. all they had was the uniform they were wearing and the patrol vehicle they were driving. >> unfortunately, still a lot more work to get done. the camp fire is threatening 15,000 buildings this morning. at last check, it was only 25% contained. this is an updated map of the camp fire. the majority of the town of paradise is gone. you can see how close it is burning to chico. crews try to control the perimeter. we want to give you perspective on the size of the camp fire. take a look at this. if the camp fire was burning here in the bay area, it would stretch from san francisco all the way down the peninsula past san mateo. sit terrifying. look at this video from the inferno in paradise. forest glen recorded this on his cell phone. >> tens of thousands of people remain under evacuation orders.
many who did escape are in evacuation centers, including the butte county fairgrounds. anser sun spoke with some. >> reporter: it has been a tough past few days. a few days ago they were all living at home. now this is home. rvs along the fence. some living in trailers. this small group of tents. this is a family of 12. assuming these families are thankful to be alive, but so many of these families know they are still a long way from home. like 60-year-old jackie. she was at home recovering, still weak from two chest surgeries. the moment came to evacuate. the only option, she would have to drive her own car if she wanted to manage to stay alive. how did you manage? >> it was terrifying. >> reporter: she had only 20 minutes to grab her stuff and get out. her grandson was in the car behind her helping to navigate
by cell phone. she spent last night recovering at the fairgrounds, happy to be with her family after losing just about everything else. >> i lived in my home for 20 years. my husband died there in my arms in bed. it's all gone. everything. it took everything. all my memories. all of our pictures. is >> reporter: but you are still smiling. >> yeah. because we're all together and we're safe. >> reporter: police won't last very long. to find out how you can help, we have a link at abc7news.com. in butte county, anser hassan, abc 7 news. helping people affected by the camp fire in butte county. >> volunteers collected donations at sonoma county high school yesterday. volunteers are turning to social media for help. barbara holford posted about her donation drive to help displaced
animals on facebook. >> i didn't know four days if my animals were alive. it's just horrible. you can't just sit by and do nothing. >> holford is partnering with the old barn feed store in sonoma. they have collected $2,000 in donations so far. guy fee airy hemmed feed first responders yesterday. butte county shared photos on twitter thanking them for fillies their bellies and lifting their spirits. >> because of the camp fire the bay area continues to see poor air quality. you can expect a lot more issues today. joe bean that fortson has a look at the continues today. hi, joe bean that. >> reporter: it is not officially winter yet but a spare the air alert has been called to the end of today because of all the smoke into the bay area.
air fault is unhealthy for much of the region. the public is being asked to limit outdoor opportunities for vulnerable groups of people like seniors and children and those with breathing issues. n- 5 masks can be hard to find. cole hardware did have? in stock. >> last time we had a fire we were sold out. we were getting shipments over a period of like a week. we get crates and crates in. we went through a lot of them. >> reporter: here's a look at the masks. they filter 95% of dust and mold in the air. reporting live, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. you can find it at
abc7news.com. on that note, let's check in with mike. hi, mike. >> hey, guys. i was just checking the upper level winds. they are going to start changing as we head towards thursday. they're going to start coming more out of the west instead of north to northeast. that could be the first sign of when we can get out of this poor air quality. right now everybody has been asking me about the dry air. especially alexis and jessica. yeah, look at this. because we're so dry, 25 degrees cooler this morning. santa rosa. 23 in napa. 24 in fair filed. we're all over the place. we have microclimates. upper 40s in noe valley. castro and the mission 51. palo alto, 35. saratoga, 39. walnut creek, frosty, 33. we are frosty in petaluma. 32 degrees. dress warmly this morning. a look at walnut creek. if you're going to our beaches,
exercising out and about. the poor air will be lingering four or five days. stay inside if you can to exercise. i saw someone running down the embarcadero, had a mask on. there you go. 49 this morning. 67 to noon. upper 60s this afternoon. cooling quickly to 57 by 8:00. up in the north bay, 45 by 8:00. 72 at 2:00. ful 68 at noon. quickly in the 40s at 8:00. take a look at the chance of rain next week. here's alexis. >> good morning, mike. we don't have a lot of incidents to talk about. poor air quality going to be part of your commute today. you can see the smoke under the lights on the san mateo. westbound 92 is starting to fill in. no significant issues for you. i think we have a lot of folks off today for the veterans day observed holiday. tracy to dublin, 33 minutes for you. in the yellow. antioch to concord in the green
at 14. 101, in the green at 17 minutes. we do have road work lingering in oakland. we'll check on that next. thanks, alexis. new developments involving u.p.s. and the threat of a strike that could cause serious issues during the holiday shopping season. live to levi's stadium and how the smoke impacted tonight's game. and one family loses their home as the fire in southern california continues to cause devastation.
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or maybe a little bit more above average. smoke actually keeping our temperatures from reaching their full potential. the only positive really about the smoke. i have a chance of rain watching it away. it could be a week away. i'll show you that coming up. all right. thanks, mike. we're following developing news in southern california where two wildfires are burning out of control. firefighters worry strong santa ana winds tonight into tomorrow will fan the flames. the woolsey fire is burning near ventura county. two people were found dead in a malibu driveway. >> three firefighters were hurt in the fire. they are expected to be okay. 57,000 structures are threatened. according to the latest update, the fire has burned 85,000 acres and it's just 15% contained. a live look right now at the woolsey fire. more than 3200 firefighters are battling these flames. this morning many participants
of los angeles are evacuated. calabasas, hidden hills, malibu. >> new drone video gives us a glimpse at some of the destruction. many homes in his neighborhood burned. a family from agoura hills returned to their mobile home park and found their home destroyed. they searched through the rubble and found a safe which held their most prized possessions. >> some of these things is important to us. worst scenario if this is all we can save after seeing all the houses burned to ashes. >> the father's citizenship papers and the son's graduation photos are among the items saved. turning to a fire in the east bay. firefighters put out a fire outside of a uc berkeley fraternity house on piedmont avenue. a large vehicle, possibly an rv exploded last night. firefighters kept the fire from
spread to go other vehicles and buildings. it is unclear exactly what caused the explosion. on the peninsula, police believe an arsonist set two fires in palo alto. >> one was at the old couple padres bar and grill. investigators believe he set a jeep on fire near el camino real saturday afternoon. less than an hour later, a fire was reported at this shut erred restaurant around the corner. he may have been squatting inside. the restaurant closed 10 years ago. meanwhile in the north bay, new homes in santa rosa could soon have a new requirement and that's to be equipped to operate without natural gas. the city council directed staff members to draft an all electric ready ordnance. it focuses only on residential construction projects. it will help cut carbon
emissions. >> u.p.s. freight workers approved a new labor contract avoiding a strike that could have serious is implications during the holiday season. they delivered bulling shipments. a strike could have led to shortages of popular items this christmas. fairfield canceled i its veterans day parade yesterday. the san francisco celebration went on as abc 7 news was along the parade route near pier 39. mayor breed took part along with veterans and bands from local high schools. abc 7 news was in the south bay where san jose also honored veterans. they marked the 100th anniversary of world war i ending. truck 1 and truck 13 raised the american flag above the route. it is northern california's largest veterans day parade. this year san jose native who
has risen to the rank of general served as grand marshall. several other events in the bay area today. find them all at abc7news.com. as for freebies for veterans today, red lobster is offering a free appetizer or dessert. ihop has free red white and blue pancakes in just about two hours. tonight's 4ers game tonight will go on as scheduled. the nfl had been monitoring airconditions and was considering moving or postponing to thursday night. any decision would have had to be made no later than 24 hours before kickoff. right now we are 12 hours from the game starting. watch the niners take on the giants 5:00 tonight right here on abc 7. no doubt a lot of fans will get out there. never hurts to have one of the masks with you. >> yeah. ask raiders fans how they feel.
i think the mask would be great. it has to have an n as in nikcco on it. n-95. it will be 66 at kickoff 5:15 and drop down to 58 by the end of the game. the smoke hanging over the top of you. another spare the hair. mild this afternoon. mid to upper 60s, which is a little bit warmer than average. unhealthy air through thursday. upper level winds start shifting thursday evening, into friday, start coming out of the west more. that would push the smoke away from us. next week, it could bring us a chance of rain. let's focus on today's temperatures. ukiah the coolest. richmond, napa, vallejo, lake port, palo alto, morgan hill in the 60s. tonight another chilly one out there. frost possible. low to mid-30s in our deepest north bay and east bay valleys.
mid-40s in the bay. 48 in san francisco. monday, 7:00 in the evening, a wall of water coming at us. by tuesday morning, it's raining and it continues to rain off and on through wednesday evening. something definitely to keep an eye on. until then, we have temperatures well above average and smoky conditions. alexis. good morning, mike. back to oakland. a full closure southbound 880, 23rd avenue for the overpass demoliti demolition. that is still going on. i am working to confirm whether or not we have one lane open. that was running late. that was supposed to be done by 5:00 this morning. putting our distance measuring tool on it, there you go. a backup solid for two miles. take eastbound 580 for an alternate. still light here on the richmond-san rafael bridge. haze once again. mass transit, same thing. off to a great start. as far as being on time, no
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state history with more than 6700 homes and businesses destroyed number two, the weather, the air, it's awful, unhealthy everywhere this morning. you can't escape it. possibly not for a couple more days. number three, many people are buying a mask because of the poor air quality. abc 7 news was at cole hardware in san francisco. they have the n-95 mask which is designed to filter out 95% of the dust and mold in the air. number 4, despite the smoke, tonight's monday night football game between the giants and the niners will go on as scheduled. a live picture from levi's stadium. the nfl has been monitoring and considered moving or postponing the game, burr it will go on. >> the woolsey fire continues to grow as santa ana winds fan the flames. >> number six, people in napa will come together for a march honoring alaina housley. the 18-year-old pepperdine university freshman graduated from vintage high school earlier this year. we'll have more details on
today's event coming up at 5:45 this morning. >> number even, delays on 880 in oakland southbound side. a full closure overnight for bridge demolition at 23rd avenue. you're crawling at 3 miles per hour and then the backup. >> we're coming back with another 90 minutes of news including the bay area firefighters who came to the rescue of pets left in the camp fire evacuations. president trump blames california for the major wildfires burning right now. and governorrown hits back. and a live look outside right now on the bay bridge.
more than 200 people are still missing. what else we know this morning. >> we have seen smoke from the fire impacking the bay area all weekend. expect poor air quality most of the week. you can smell it. you can feel it. we have been complaining our skin is so dry. >> thankfully, the winds will stay down. it is a double-edged sword. if the winds stay down, there is nothing to blow the smoke away. which would you rather have? we'll go with the smoke. just joining us, i want to bring back this map. air quality is unhealthy everywhere this morning. you cannot escape the unhealthy air. asthma, young, elderly, stay inside. down to 3 miles per hour in liver moore. temperatures in the 30s and 40s in most neighborhoods. 60 to 68 at noon.
upper 50s at 7:00. how about the commute, alexis? >> overall looking pretty light mike. a lot of that has to do with the veterans day holiday today. the bay bridge toll plaza, here we are. 5:30. no metering lights. typically we see that 5:25 on a monday through thursday commute. it is smoke y. stack up in the cash lanes. so far everyone moving through. pretty light out of the central valley. that is telling. westbound 580, tracy to dublin, in the yellow at 34 minutes. no delays southbound 680 out of dublin. >> the camp fire continues to burn. >> here's what we know this morning. now tied with the deadly fire with 29 deaths reported so far. that number, though, could rise with 200 people still missing. this is the most destructive
wildfire in state history. flames have described 6500 homes, some belonging to first responders. the fire scorched 111,000 acres, nearly 175 square miles. it is only 25% contained. as abc 7 news reporter carlos saucedo reports, they have a tough task identifying victims. >> reporter: in paradise, officials discovered six more bodies. it is getting worst by each day. thousand of people have lost everything, including first responders. hot spots burning throughout paradise illuminating what would otherwise be total darkness in this town without power. six more bodies were recovered in the area, bringing the death toll to 29. as sheriff's officials comb through the vast fields of debris, there's fear more bodies could be found. >> these are challenging investigations and autopsies
because you are often dealing with the remains of humans who have been burned. in some cases you may only have bones. >> reporter: which makes identification that much more challenging. >> there is nothing left. all my neighbors except one is gone. >> reporter: gary green stayed behind to protect his home in comcal. one of those dead is his friend. >> she lived up the street from me and went to church with us. yeah, she didn't get out. >> referee: firefighters from around the state, including the san francisco strike team, spent the day working to contain the fire. >> making sure that things are completely extinguished. we don't want any new flare-ups. >> referee: of the thousands of homes lost, dozens belonging to firefighters and officers themselves. >> i was talking to one deputy. he lost his house, lost everything. and he said i wouldn't want to be anywhere else. i need to be out here lping. >> despite these difficult circumstances, this community is resilient. >> reporter: but with more than
200 people still missing, there's fear that that death toll could rise even higher. reporting in chico, carlos saucedo, abc 7 news. it is certainly the fear. smoky air has really just been sitting over the bay area as the camp fire continues. >> the current air quality is still considered unhealthy in most places. abc 7 jobina fortson has a message from officials. jobina? >> reporter: yeah. good morning. it seems like no matter where you are in the bay area, you see people walking around with these n-95 masks on. when you go to the store and try and get one, youen can't find them. that's because a lot of plates are out of stock right now. we did manage to find some at cole hardware. they have six stores, some in oakland and san francisco. officials recommend these if you spend time outdoors. but they don't work for men with beards or young children.
they have information on their website about best practices with this poor air quality and a map showing facilities with areas that filter air like libraries and museums. much of the region's air quality is still considered unhealthy to breathe right now. >> as soon as the smoke started collecting in the air, as soon as visibility went down and you see the haze in the sky. >> reporter: like we have been saying this morning, the poor air quality is looking like it's going to be sticking around for the remainder of the week. reporting live in vista point, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. >> thank you, jobina. >> more stories of people desperately trying to escape as flames from the camp fire approached. more than five shelters have filled up with evacuees who don't know what's next. many left their homes without minutes to spare. >> scary trying to go through the fire when it's all around you.
so is it's very scary. you have fire on the left, fire on the right, ash falling on you. >> just sitting there, we thought we were going to die. if we would have waited five more minutes, we wouldn't be here today. >> according to cal fire, when the camp fire broke out, it tore across 5,000 acres of land in just three hours. that is one football field every three seconds. >> so fast. with residents still being kept away from the fire zone, many do not know what to expect when they return. will carr spoke to one man who wasn't sure if his home still standing. you see the before and after. will delivered the unfortunate news. >> phone trilling. >> hello? >> hey, shawn, it's will carr with abc news. we are up at your house. i'm sorry to say it didn't make it. >> you could see one single green coffee mug stands out in the rubble. will brought it back to the
homeowner who said he's thankful for all the people helping the community. sadly, some people have had to leave pets behind as they have evacuated. redwood city fire department posted these photos on twitter after one of their crews found seven dogs and a litter of cats at a home in the fire zone. firefighters gathered the pets together and made sure they were fed. meanwhile, governor brown is still waiting for word on whether president trump will honor his request for a major disaster declaration. >> we are requesting presidential declaration funding coming from the federal government. of course there will be efforts from the state government as well. it's a time to pull together and work through this tragedy. >> the governor's request yesterday came a day after president trump blamed gross mismanagement for the wildfires. the president said there was no reason for the fires except for poor forest management. they said our focus is on the californians impacted by responders.
and firefighters working round the clock. they are working to save lives and property not on the president inane and uninformed tweets. a reminder to stay on top of the wildfires with the abc 7 news mobile app. sit free to download. be sure to enable push alerts to get breaking news updates. all right. never more than 7 minutes away from my accuweather forecast. menlo park, 34. redwood city, 37. foster city, 39. low to mid-40s for san mateo, san bruno. daly city to half moon bay, 50 to 56. 50 in san francisco. 39 in fremont. 33, san ramon. patchy frost in some of our neighborhoods there. same in santa rosa, 33. oakland, 43. san rafael and some of the smoke hanging around. recirculate. push the button on your car to get the smoke out. same thing on mass transit and the ferry. san francisco, 50 this morning. mid to upper 60s from noon to 4:00.
down to 58 at 8:00. as we look at the peninsula, starting off at 49 at 8:00. 67 at noon. we will hang around upper 60s most of the afternoon. 56 at 8:00. east bay valleys, we're in the 30s now. 42 at 8:00. 66 at noon. pretty much 60s all day. look how quickly we drop to 52 by 8:00. chilly morning out there. bundle up and wear the mask. there is some rain in the forecast. at least a chance next week. that's coming up next. let's bring alexis in. it is an observed holiday. are we having light traffic? >> yeah. i'm surprised how light it is so far this morning. yeah, we will certainly enjoy that while it lasts today. looking at our traffic maps with the visibility layer showing is a lot of smoke. that is really in the central and tri-valleys right now. southbound 880, right around 23rd avenue, all lanes open following the full closure
overnight. in the meantime use 580 as long if you're not in a big rig. >> north baytown mourns a victim of the southern california mass shooting. how they are honoring her today >> new video of a firenado from southern california. the concerned firefighters now have there as flames burning through popular areas like malibu. apparently limes are lemons. a global recall is impacting say popular bay area electric scooter company. as we head to break, we leave you with a live look outside at the embarcadero. air quality is still bad
red flag warning. high fire danger will linger a little bit longer down in socal through about 5:00 tomorrow evening. 8.7 million people under the gun there. let's take a look around the state today. a lot of low to mid-70s. chico, fresno, los angeles, san diego, palm springs. mid-60s in eureka and monterey. 69 in sacramento.
tahoe, good news, they're making snow at night with temperatures in the teens and 20s. unfortunate news, temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. and no snow from mother nature the next seven days. >> thank you, mike. from tahoe to southern california where firefighters there are very concerned about the strong santa ana winds fueling two wildfires. >> look at the flames approaching a home in bell canyon. it's burned more than 85,000 acres and is 15% caped. 177 buildings have been destroyed. nearby hill fires burned 4500 acres and 75% contained. >> allstate, federal, local agencies are doing everything they can to deal with the fires. sadly, with these winds, it's not over yet. so please be careful. >> two people have been killed in southern california. their bodies were found in a driveway in malibu.
stunning. we have seen footage of fire natos from northern california fires. this one is coming from the woolsey fire. the crews took cover when they realized exactly what was happening. this was right near pacific coast highway. more stunning video shows a rancher trying to escape from the fire as the wind blows flames and sparks onto the road. this is in malibu also along the pacific coast highway. in other news this morning, two navy pilots are safe after crashing in the pill feigns sea. it happened overnight northeast of the philippines. the tphaefp says they were in a combat jet from the aircraft carrier uss ronald regan when it had some sort of mechanical problem. a rescue plane was able to get the pilots out of the water and back on the ship quickly. this is the second crash involving aircraft from the uss ronald regan in less than a month. catholic activists demanding change in the wake of multiple sex abuse scandals.
some advocates say it's not enough. some are demanding names of all accused clergy be released. people in napa will come together today to remember a vintage high graduate killed in a thousand oaks shooting. >> alaina housing was shot and killed at borderline bar & grill last week. housley was a freshman at pepperdine university. she was an honor student and athlete. >> knowing like the way that she passed away to me is really hard. >> there needs to be new laws or things put in place to make sure people who have guns shouldn't have them if they're not mentally stable. >> later this morning the hero foundation is holding a march. it is scheduled for 10 at napa
memorial stadium. she will be laid to rest wednesday. a homeless man in australia is being hailed a hero after he intervened in a terror attack in melbourne. >> i picked it up and i ran through the trolley straight at him. >> michael rogers shoved a shopping trolley in australia. social media led with talk of the by stander. a go fund me account was started and it raised more than $130,000. rogers is being hailed and rewarded for his actions but insists he isn't a hero. lime is pulling one of its scooter models off city streets. faulty scooters made by the chinese manufacturer oki. they would not say how many are in the u.s. the company says the recalled scooters are being replaced with newer, safer scooters.
others were recalled because of a fire risk. listen to this. some british companies are considering putting microchips in employees to boost security. biohacks would provide the chip, about the size of a grain of rice. it would allow employees to open doors and access offices with the wave of a hand. as everyone here at this desk knows, i always lose my security badge. >> that would come in handy. >> remember the flew shots they gave you for free upstairs? >> no. >> none of you where microchipped then. >> it is so alarming to hear they would implant something into your hand. i don't know. a little too far for me. >> give it 10 more years and say remember when we thought it was weird to have microchips in our hands. >> i hope it is that safe and we eventually do it, sure.
let's take a look at what's going on. you're never more than 7 minutes away from a very murky, smoky and dry forecast. look at the exploratorium from pier 15. another spare the air day. poor air quality. all of our neighborhoods right now have poor air quality. all right. we have unhealthy air through thursday. a little bit of a wind shift. it could eventually steer a storm our way. we could get rain next week in time for thanksgiving. 67 in ukiah, livermore, santa cruz. 72 fremont. 74, santa rosa. pretty marrow margin. we will all be under filtered sunshine. low to mid 30s in the north bay. mid 40s in the bay and out towards the coast.
monday at 7:00 in the evening, a nice push of water. this is the wetter of our two medium range models. we could wake up tuesday morning with rain on and off through the day tuesday and all the way on and off through wednesday. fingers crossed. everybody. rain dances, we will take them. whatever it takes to get some rain across the entire state there. mid-60s at the coast. low to mid-70s around the bay. bone dry all seven days. all right. good morning, mike. we are taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. things are looking fairly empty. i do believe notice a fire truck that just went through the scene. we are hearing we have got a crash involving a motorcycle past the toll plaza off on the shoulder. i'm pretty sure that was an emergency response vehicle heading through. keeping a close eye on that. metering lights were just turned on at about 5:35 this morning. a little bit later than average. we're looking at the lighter
volumes with veterans dave as well. that is definitely light. we could see a problem there. we are seeing residual delays 880 at 23rd. all lanes reportedly back open. still crawling along at 7 miles per hour. overall, looking good. 35 westbound tracy to dublin. no delays on highway 4 or southbound 101 out of the north bay. >> thanks, alexis. new at 6:00, new help for firefighters in california and it's coming from outer space. but first the massive marriott worker strike is over, at least in one part of the bay area. hold my beer. the battle over brews is playing out in court today. let's take a live look outside as we head to commercial break. it's very hazy out there. sit hard to see all the lights tuck those shirts in, fellas. come on. you only have one chance to make a first impression. progressive can't protect you from becoming your parents, but we can protect your home and auto when you bundle with us. -whoa! the club is rockin'!
here's a look at the forecast for monday night football. coming to levi's stadium. 5:15 kickoff. 66 degrees. dropping down to a cool 56. of course there will be a ton of smoke in the air. so be careful. a caravan of central american immigrants is on the move heading to the u.s. border. 5500 people is about 450 miles from the border. they say they are trying to escape terrible conditions in their countries. president trump has ordered the deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend off the migrants. striking marriott workers
have reached an agreement to end their labor dispute. details of the agreement have not been made public. they were demanding higher pay, more job security, and smaller workloads. workers in oakland came to an agreement about a month ago. and san francisco marriott employees are still on strike. they will keep going pwhropbgs they have to. -- as long as they have to. san francisco giants are honoring the life and legacy of the legendary willie mccovey. they vote for most inspirational teammate ased the willie mccovey award winner. dave won it after coming back from cancer in 1989. he talked about mccovey's impact. >> he lived a life that was more than just being a baseball player. he was not just a giant, but he was a giant of a man. it is more about lifting people up around us than always putting ourselves front and center. >> mccovey died last month.
proceeds from the luncheon benefit. some junior giants had a chance to meet the form her willie mack award winner. happening today, the trial begins in a beer battle pitting pabst against miller coors. pabst is suing for more than $400 million. miller coors brews all the legacy beers, including the pbr. and that agreement is set to expire the year 2020. miller says it might not have the capacity to continue the relationship. pabst claims miller is attempting to force it out of business so it can grab a bigger share of the cheap beer market. all right. taking a look at the roads here this morning. we have a little stack up in the carpool lanes for the bay bridge toll plaza, which is pretty unusual, especially on a late traffic day like today. a motorcycle down on the left shoulder. so i believe we probably have at least one lane blocked beyond metering lights. honestly, you're probably better off taking cash lanes or fast track to get through. metering lights are on. it is light with the veterans day holiday. 43 bart trains in service.
ace 1 and 3 on time. 5:21. 16 minutes due to a raised bridge. let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. >> thank you very much, alexis. a high fire danger lake fire conditions will be blowing through that neighborhood. back here at home, i want to tell you about what's going on with our air quality. people wake up at different times during the morning everywhere. everybody red. spare the air alert. another air quality advisory. this is the forecast from the bay area. poor air quality, just below unhealthy through thursday. i think we will sprinkle red the next four days. then the wind starts to shift. cleaner air rolls in. fingers cross ford that. as we mentioned, or many americans have the day off thanks to veterans day. 100 years since the end of
world war i. a new memorial to remember the 4.7 million veterans who served in the wars in washington, d.c. it would be a central part of the memorial. it depicts the emotions at home, the horror of the battlefield, and the sense of loss afterwards. >> trying to remember a forgotten war, a forgotten generation. >> i think everyone who has been in the military service comes and see the sculpture. they get it instantly. >> officials hope to have the world war i memorial ready by veterans day 2021. next at 6:00, the air quality concerns before monday night football. the devastation in northern californias crews trying to contain the camp fire. live in paradise with what residents and fire crews are facing this morning. how north bay fire survivors are now paying it forward to the people in butte county. we leave you with a live look outside. beautiful shot of the bay brid
now at 6:00, utter definite station. homes burned, lives lost as thousands flee the butte county fire. the blaze becomes among the deadliest in california history >> a live look outside right now. it looks like fog, but it's not. smoke still choking the air in the bay area this morning. good morning and thanks for joining us on this monday, november 12th. >> it is so tough to be in that haze. that smoke. mike, we have been complaining our skin is dry all this morning. how long will this affect us? >> four more days. the winds will shift north to northeast. west into the weekend. that will definitely bring us clean air. all of us are breathing unhealthy air this morning i