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building a better bay area for a safe and secure future, this is abc 7 news. >> the west coast wildfire crisis causing smoke-filled skies to dominate the bay area from the serious health effects to today's niners game potentially put on pause and mental stress for some, the gloomy air affecting us all. good morning, everyone. it's sunday, september 13th.i' . today's a record 27th consecutive spare the air day. meteorologist lisa argen is here. lisa, good morning. we are seeing some signs of relief? >> yes, now it's a little bit relative, but in pockets we're certainly breathing a little bit cleaner. our marine layer has enhanced and we are looking at breezier
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winds that will head our way today but we have the fog to deal with first. here is a look at live doppler 7 where a dense fog advisory a lot like yesterday will take us through about 9:00. 52 in novato. 55 in san francisco with 60 in livermore. visibility in miles here, reduced to about a mile in santa rosa, over a mile in oakland. so it's bad everywhere, two to three miles anyoneland valleys and the best we can do is six miles out by the delta where the air quality is bad, unhealthy vacaville, rio vista. closer to the bay area, shows we're in the green for now and that is pretty good news, below 100 as we look at our index but getting down to santa cruz more unhealthy air and that will winds are expected to pick up. so throughout the day today, we're looking at some smog, spare the air alert, conditions, cooler by five to ten degrees. we'll see 70s to low 80s today, hazy, certainly wear your
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massimass i mask out there. index below 100 at times and we'll explain how the winds will help us out during the week ahead with mist and drizzle and cooler air mass. >> thank you. this morning, we're following developing news out of southern california. a search is under way for a suspect the l.a. county sheriff's office says shot two of its deputies in the head in an apparent ambush. officials say the deputies are currently fighting for their lives. they were parked outside a transit station in compton. officials say both were shot multiple times and underwent surgery. both graduated from the academy 14 months on t developing story coming up in a few minutes later in the show. back here in the bay area, happening today, football is back. the 49ers are scheduled to play the arizona cardinals in the season opener at leeveigh's stadium but the nfl is closely monitoring the air quality index for this afternoon's kickoff.
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if the aqi is above 200 for a consistent amount of time, the game could be postponed to a t tomorrow or other options will be explored. >> if it happens sunday, my understand is if it gets to 200, we'll start discussing what to do with the game. i don't think that's my decision at all. i know it's not, thank goodness, so we'll see what happens. hopefully it will be safe. >> once again, you have to give thanks to all the essential workers out there, thank you to all the people fighting the fires for us throughout the nation especially on the west coast. ♪ >> kickoff scheduled for 1:25 this afternoon. in the east bay, here is what the air likes in oakland from the 808 camera. pretty smoky. this morning talk from the arena and oakland convention center it could become long-term clean air centers. abc 7 news reporter lauren
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martinez has more on those changes. >> i brought my chrome book and my hot spot that i have my wifi through. >> reporter: oakland resident tedy moorhead is charging her devices at the diamond branch library which opened like a clean air center. >> i could feel my breathing getting a little tight so i decided tom koe e ed to come ov. >> reporter: the library is donating free books to those that come is one of four locations the city of oakland opened in response to all the smoke. >> that's a book, i got an orange book, life of pi, could read this over and over again. >> reporter: morehead is okay on food and masks, just needs one thing. >> just some clean air. i think everybody needs some clean air. >> people who are suffering are the reason i've been fighting so hard to clean the air and to
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open these clean air centers. >> reporter: oakland city council presidentca kaplan has been vocal since july about getting the city prepared with clean air centers stating thcis was going to be a bad fire season. >> which is expected to worsen in the time ahead so we need to make sure we are prepared to haveful all of our community oum affected. we can't abandon people to suffer in these situations. >> reporter: morehead is grateful for the air center and tries to stay positive during a dark time. >> yeah, it has been, but i found some light and my kids are always light. >> reporter: in oakland, lauren martinez, abc 7 news. happening today, two clean air centers will beack in jose,t the baskham community center and the other the tully branch library. socially distanced city, water,
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free power out lets. both sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. keep track of the air quality levels where you live by using this tracker on our website, the link is right at the top of our home page or on your free abc 7 news app. the poor air quality and subsequent lack of activities is taking a toll on many people's mental health. one san francisco psychologist has seen an increase in patients feeling isolated and depressed. the combination of covid, wildfires and now the smoke are keeping most people indoors. experts recommend reaching out to family or friends or picking up a hobby during smoky days. >> i think now is the time to really find a hobby, and to find sways to entertain yourself while you're home and do the best that you can while you're home. maybe now is a time to try that recipe you never tried. >> if you or someone you love is struggling with mental health, we have resource its on our
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website, just go to new this morning, we're hearing president trump's first comments on his be briefed on the wildfires. >> our hearts are with all of the communities in the west battling devastating wildfires. my administration is closely coordinating with state and local leaders and we want to thank the more than 200,000 people that are working on it and 28,000 firefighters and first responders who courageously and bravely are fighting out there. they are fighting and it's dangerous. >> president trump staff says he's been talking by phone with governor newsom and state emergency officials. the president's visit comes as dozens of fires burn across the state, shattering records for size and total acres burned. we have put together this map, you can see some of the major ones like the creek fire and the north complex.
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more than 3 million acres have burned this season, with no end in sight. the august complex in mendocino county scorched more than 846,000 acres, by far the largest now in state history. new video this morning of a scene that has become sadly too familiar. eerie nighttime footage of scorched cars and rubble in the town of berry creek right near lake oroville. in the same town is a beloved camp for child cancer patients and families. it, toos that been burned by the north complex fire. we're talking about camp okaizu. their facility sustained significant damage. abc 7 has followed this summer camp for almost two decades but now the camp needs our help. this morning we explain what we can do. >> reporter: nestled on aittlwa affected by cancer.
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>> it feels so sad that scarred. >> reporter: this week, the north complex burned through the camp which jany daws five children have all attended her youngest, eva, diagnosed with a rare lung tumor when she was six months old. >> so many children have scars and okaisu now has its scars. >> the place might be gone through the people aren't. >> reporter: for ana and other h kids whose siblings have cancer. >> it helped me understand that there's other people going thug t together. >> reporter: etha is 8, cancer free and a three-year veteran camper. >> i love swimming there. i also love, i also love the camp fires, those are really fun. >> reporter: but because the cancer is genetic, every three months she has scans, blood draws ande ys okaizu is somethio
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look forward to between the visits to the doctor. >> we pretend we're normal. >> it was such an important and magical place for so many people for such a long time. >> reporter: dr. mike amalon is a pediatric oncologist at stanford helped found okaizu almost 40 years ago where 800 camp every summer. many his patients. >> it completely changed the relationship the next time they came back to the clinic, much less nervous. >> reporter: the camp is free for all families, and dr. amalon says they'll find a way to rebuild but need help, you can donate any amount on their website. kate larsen, nbc 7 news.k osted on our website amid the devastation of the fires we are finding so many
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moments of hope. butte county sheriff's office sthard pictures of a puppy being rescued in that same town of berry creek. the puppy has some minor burns you can see the little puppy there, but is now being cared for in chico. authorities were able to track down the property owner who had to rush to evacuate. very sweet little puppy and some good news, we need a little good news right now, lisa. >> absolutely, liz. we're getting it in terms of our air quality, in fact around the bay where that fog is, air quality is a little bit better for now. we have haze and fog, temperatures in the 50s and 60s but we're getting an increase of our marine layer, going to pump up the winds, clean out the hea forecast is next. >> thank you. also next -- >> that was a cowardly act, the two deputies were doing their job. >> an ambush attack on two deputies in compton and now the all-out search overnight for the suspect, caught on camera
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we want to show you some of the surveillance video tweeted yesterday by the l.a. county sheriff, investigators say the deputies were inside their patrol vehicle outside this light rail station in compton, we are not showing the moment he opens fire. it is of course very disturbing. our abc sister station in los angeles says both deputies were shot in the head and are in critical condition. a 31-year-old mother and a 24-year-old man. they have each been with the sheriff's department for a little more than a year. the l.a. county sheriff saying this just late last night. >> that was a cowardly act. the two deputies were doing their job, minding their own business and watching out for the safety of the people on the train and seeing somebody just walk up and start shooting on them, it's, it pisses me off. >> so far detectives haven't had a detailed description of the shooter other than it was this person being a man wearing dark
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clothes at the time. we will keep you posted here and on our abc 7 news app as soon as we get any updates on this. we're seeing pretty significant developments in california's battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus. thstate did report sewhh is ah. the seven-day dipped to 3.6%, and there's the 14-day rate. it is at 3.9%. this is the first time in a long time that we have seen both rates under 4%. the positivity rate is how many people are coming up positive of those that are tested, and a good indicator of how rapidly covid-19 is spreading. so a little more positive news that we need. a big day for so many in the city the f march, san francisco will begin to really reopen. here is what's going to be allowed. tattoo parlors are also included here. keep in mind, these services
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must follow safety guidelines with strict capacity limits, hotels will be allowed to sleep people who aren't essential workers. some say they'll hold off on opening until downtown businesses and conventions come back. open air tour buses and open air boats will also be allowed to return. if you're wondering where your county stands with reopening, find the latest on the interactive map on our website, and on the free abc news app. this morning, reaction pouring in online over new body camera footage showing what happened when a police officer broke up a party at miami university in ohio. the officer runs one young man's i.d. and when things really take a t i on te theste wthis? >> this was a week ago. >> are you supposed to be quarantining? >> that's why i'm at my house.
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>> you have other people here and you're positive for covid? >> yes. >> you see the problem? >> they're all here. >> reporter: how many other people have covid? >> they all. >> everybody has it? and everybody over here has it? >> two over there, too. >> huh. well, six people inside the home were cited which means each of. the university has not commented, but miami ohio has had more than 1,100 confirmed covid cases in just the past two all right, covid-19 is changing the way that we'll be celebrating upcoming holidays at least for one kind of candy that we'll be seeing on the shelves. the maker of peeps won't produce any of the popular sweets for halloween, christmas or valentine's day. just born quality confections still plans making them for easter for now, which falls on
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april 4th of 2021. company officials expect big demand at that time. just born resumes limited production in may after shutting down temporarily because of the pandemic. lisa, that was an interesting video at the university of miami in ohio, just you know, i don't know. college kids are going to be college kids. >> yes. >> it's a tough situation for everybody. >> i have one myself, and they're nervous for sure. they want to get together and yes, you can't, so it definitely is a tough time and we are looking at slightly better air quality for us and in the days ahead the weather should cooperate but for the parts of the mountains it's going to turn into another breezy scenario for relative humidity. for us t might be better for others, not so much and we are all in this together for sure in terms of the west coast in battling the fire. live doppler 7 right now we have some dense fog in pockets, not
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quite as dense as yesterday, but all eyes are on a system to the west of us, that will bring in a wind shift and really push this smoke out of the bay area as we get into the next 24 to 36 hours. between now and then, there are small increments of moderate air quality but still overall it is unhealthy out there. first the fog, though, anywhere from less than a mile to five miles in san carlos so that's better but still just over a mile in oakland and petaluma with two to three miles from concord to livermore and this takes us through about 9:00. unhealthy spare the air alert today and tomorrow. we have pockets of better air looks like tuesday and wednesday maybe not a spare the air day. we'll wait and see as we get to a better part of the forecast. but as we look right now at the air quality, notice the greens right here for san jose, napa, san rafael, indicating better air, san francisco, kochland, redwood city, not the case out by the delta though, you get
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down to santa cruz and we're lo the wind shift is going to play a big role. pockets of smokey air throughout the day today into monday and looking at increasing sea breeze today, improving the air quality in spots, and then moderate air quality perhaps by tuesday. here is a general forecast that shows us over the pinks and oranges, 9:00 this morning, but look what happens, it looks like this is going to lift on out and lighter shading here of blue indicates less smoke, this is sunday night and as we take it into monday morning, the trend continues as it looks like the smoke will be pushed into the sierra nevada. so the wind profile at the surface here 1:00 shows the winds here double digits, so that m w thugthe l jt as acast, you'll notice that we have a pretty compact area of low pressure here, bringing some rain into the sierra nevada.
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that's going to bring gusty winds and dry relative humidity for the mountains but for us, it means a continu smoke being pushed on out of here. so some good news/bad news situation there, temperatures today will be cooler, 70s in oakland. 75 in fremont. 64 along its coast and the accuweather seven-day forecast looking at the smoke and haze and pockets of better air today and tomorrow, looking at the numbers slightly cooler and into tuesday and wednesday, the system gets closer, could get warmer due to the mixing out of the marine layer and cooler with the chance of showers by the end of the week so looking better. liz? >> my pke y said less. at? less smoky? >> stay awake. >> thanks, lisa. back to the ballroom tomorrow night, in a "dancing with the stars" season that has plenty of surprises. carol baskin's appearance may be the biggest. hear what song
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the tiger queen carol baskin roaring all the way from her big cat rescue to the ballroom, but it's safe to say she's more comfortable with wild beasts than dancing the cha-cha. >> it will be a real challenge, because i just don't have any natural talent in this realm. >> reporter: and just revealed the songs and dances of the first broadcast. ♪ and baskin's tune is just perfect. >> "the eye of the tiger" is the purr-fect song for our opening dance because the phrase eye of the tiger means to be focused and to be confident, and i am confidently focusing on that mirror ball. ♪ it's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight ♪ ♪ rising up to the challenge of our rivals ♪ >> reporter: "eye of the tiger" the biggest hit song of 1982 but hard rock band survivor.
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judge bruno weighing in on the choice. >> carole is out of the cage! i'm looking forward to seeing her. i never think about whatever luggage people carry being personal, it doesn't matter. what matters is what you do in front of me. >> reporter: eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> you can watch all the drama tomorrow night premieres at 8:00 p.m. here on abc 7. should be interesting. much more to come in the next half hour of "abc 7 mornings," including those choosing to brave the smoky air quality. >> i keep, you know, the fitness up and you know, just use the tools that i have. >> how the bay area is adapting to having the worst air quality in the world this weekend. plus -- >> joe is shot, let's face it, okay? he's shot. >> simply put, it's a dereliction of his duty.
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♪ you can go your own way ♪ ♪ go your own way your wireless. your rules. only with xfinity mobile. building a better bay area for a safe sean secure future, this is abc 7 news. >> perhaps proof for some breaths of fresh air and better air quality on the way. this image from the national weather service showing cleaner air offshore, circled there in blue. ooh, we look forward to that. good morning, everyone. thanks forus. we'll get you a check on the current conditions with lisa argen. >> hey, liz, that's right. but that is also going to bring increased fire danger for our friends in northern california and southern oregon, so might have to get through that before we get to that cleaner air, but
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as we look at our fog, we still have that dense fog advisory third morning in a row until 9:00, from a mile at half moon bay to six miles at the delta. be careful, it is dense in pockets and low 50s in the north bay, 60 in san jose, as well as livermore, and just like that, we go from better air to not so great out there, as we are currently looking at unhealthy conditions, so it will be changing from moderate to unhealthy throughout the day today, as we still are stuck into that light wind pattern. so throughout the afternoon, by 10:00, 11:00, we have 60s and 70s. it's a cooler kay, winds will increase. we have 80s inland, and as those winds increase, the fog layer will also increase. so small steps to getting to better air but still under that spare the air alert today, a check on when things will really begin to clean out in a big way and when we see in a few minutes. liz? >> sounds good, thank you, lisa.
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the unhealthy air quality is shutting down weekend plans for many across the bay area, but some did decide to venture outside, and as abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard shows us, there was no escaping the bad air. >> when i try to get 14 in, maybe 15 today. >> reporter: we caught up with jamie hailpern after he ran eight miles on a day when the air looks like this, unhealthy. >> keep the fitness up and just use the tools that i have, and so far, so good with this mask here. >> reporter: experts say smoke from wildfires is giving the west coast the worst air quality in the world this week. >> we can feel that it is not healthy. >> reporter: that bad area promptedraz to cancel tours of the rock. did you want to go to alcatraz? >> we wanted to, one of the main spots that we planned but we are disappointed. we came all the way and spent a lot of money to see the places but yes t is what it is. >> we had gotten an email it was
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canceled so came in to see if we could reschedule. >> reporter: the city was invisible above chrissy field and the bay bridge appeared to vanish in the smoky haze. spran public library branches are reopening this weekend as clean air respite centers. the main library, chinatown and mission bay branches are offering a room to chill out with social distancing, a covid-19 health screening is required before entering. the oakland zoo tweeted it was closed saturday due to ongoing air quality concerns. in the north bay, the air wasn't much better. mt. tam shrouded in smoke, park closed due to poor air quality. stanford pulmonologist dr. karen hardy urges everyone to stay inside this weekend. >> it is very dangerous to be out in this kind of air, so it's important for everyone to have a mask, if they have to be outside, and to try and filter this kind of matter, you really would need an n-95 mask. >> reporter: a bit of good news,
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cleaner air could make a comeback next week. in san francisco, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> the pacific northwest is also dealing with a historic emergency with a deadly wildfires there displacing tens of thousands of people. take a look at the air quality as one man returned to the site of his oregon home on saturday. now reduced to ashes. he lives near salem where the beach creek fire has killed at least four people, and burned 187,000 acres. he said they didn't take a lot of important documents with them because they were so focused on getting their pets and livestock. >> we've seen the fire that close, we grabbed the animals, left all but the cat, we couldn't find and the cat we came back two or three days later and we found him, burnt paws and burnt belly but other than that, we got him and he didn't die. >> wow. more than 2,500 square miles have burned in oregon and washington in recent days, more than the state of delaware. and there are of course also
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dozens of fires burning across california, if you want the very latest, including the stat you was the bay area lightning complex fires, you can use abc 7's exclusive wildfire tracker, right on and your free abc 7 news app. some people are turning to military grade gas masks to protect themselves from breathing the dangerous air that we've had this week. the surplus store in mountain view tells us sales have been quite steady for gas masks over the past three weeks. >> we've sold out of five different styles. we have about a dozen styles and sold out of five different styles. and go uto$2 d u tabout 10:00 may want to check before you buy one, not all masks are guaranteed to filter smoke. president trump hit the campaign trail as the race for the white house heats up. the president and his rival democratic presidential nominee joe biden are in heated contest
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for the latino vote. ty hernandez has the details. >> reporter: with just over seven weeks to the election moving full speed ahead with their campaigns, pushing their messages to voters in the midst of apandemic. the president in nevada saturday night, the first of several events out west this weekend. thousands of supporters packed the outdoor rally, but there was no social distancing and very few people wore masks in the crowd. trump also not wearing a mask, taking shots at his opponent for keeping his in-person events to a minimum because of covid-19. >> joe is shot. let's face it, okay? he's shot. so not that he has anything to do because he won't know what's happening, he'll just be locked up in a room someplace and the radical left is going to be running our country. >> reporter: biden calling the president's campaign events
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reckless rallies. his campaign taking a different approach hosting more virtual events, running mate senator kamala harris hosting an online round table with latino small business owners in arizona taking aim at the president's handling of the pandemic. >> trump deliberately downplayed the seriousness of covid-19. what we heard on that tape earlier this week is simply put a dereliction of his duty as our president. >> reporter: both campaigns are also vying for the latino vote, particularly in swing states with president trump gaining ground. in florida an nbc marist showing trump with 50% support of latinos to 46% of biden in july. i quinnipiac support bide within 50% and trump with 33%. >> we should briefly mention this tuesday an abc news town
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hall, george stephanopolous will host a live event giving undecided voters a chance to ask president trump their important questions before november. watch "the president and the people" this tuesday at 6:00 p.m., right here on abc 7. this morning, sacramento county is tweeting their u.s. inration with an explainer circulated by usps and colorado's secretary of state is suing the usps over it. you may have gotten these in the mail to tell what you to do if you're mailing in your vote but sacramento county tweeted not all of the information applies to california residents. the third bullet says you must request a mail-in ballot at least 15 days prior to election day. that is not the case in california, where all registered and active voters in california will receive a mailed pal lot starting on october 5th. a usps spokesperson told cnn the main message is the same for everyone, plan ahead. california ballots will be
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mailed out at the beginning of october, if you have questions about what's on the ballot or need help, go to, we have lots of election coverage, including a guide to all 12 state propositions up for know the smoky skies can't be good for really anyone. >> you have a witch's brew of plastic and sheetrock and produces soot that is really toxic. >> the new research telling us and not just on their body, for years into the future. and here is a live look out of our golden gate bridge camera, still hazy and smoky this morning, sunday morning at 5:39 a.m., it's 57 degrees right now in san francisco. we're talking about air quality, maybe seeing some improvement later
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okay some good news for b.a.r.t. riders. ridership is picking back up so the agency is adding more trains on select lines, trains will run more frequently during peak commute hours. b.a.r.t. says this is the largest weekday service increase since the pandemic hit. service hours will remain 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays and 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekends. also starting tomorrow, alameda county will start allowing more cars for ppl will be able to enjoy live performances like concerts, movies and relingious ceremonies. the county's vehicle based gathering order will increase the number of cars from 200 to 400 at these types of events at the alameda county fairgrounds and the coliseum. concessions can be sold but with some restrictions.
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i havhat is our new reality for the next year, lisa, big outdoor gatherings in cars, watching live music, movies, that kind of thing. >> yes. i would agree but first thing's first, everybody wants cleaner air. >> yes. >> we are looking at poor air quality today and tomorrow, but things are changing. we are looking at the winds increasing today and shifting overnight, and that's going to bring not only cooler conditions but exiting some smoke around here. we'll talk about it in detail, next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead the oakland a's are dealt a massive gut punch in their quest for the american league title but doesn't slow down their bats for a double header down in the gia doing after their positive covid test? all the details coming up next we're living in uncertain times, but as californians we'll get through this together. if your income has been reduced or you've lost your job or your health insurance, covered california is here.
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the faithful are counting down to kickoff of the 2020 season. today the 49ers are scheduled to take on the arizona cardinals at levi's stadium. the game is still slated to begin at 1:25 this afternoon, if the air quality index stays below 200. later this morning, the a's will close out their four-game series in texas. yesterday oakland played a double header without a key member of the team. here's abc's 7 sports anchor chris alvarez with that and more in this morning's sports. >> good morning. the injury bug hit the oakland a's hard, the club announcing matt chapman will undergo right hip surgery monday that will effectively end his season, a.j. puck left-handed pitcher having season-ending surgery on his left shoulder wednesday. a's and rangers saturday. jeffries making his major league debut. three-run shot to right and 3-0 rangers just like that.
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fi two-run shot gs, here, rangers win p second, shaen murphy two-rbi single a four-run frame for the a's and just getting going as the hits and runs kept coming. marcus siemian the three-run blastth of the season. 10-1 over texas. the giants pash padres series continues to be postponed after a member of the giants organization tested positive for covid-19. the giants released a statement saturday saying the players on the team are self-isolating in their san diego hotel rooms and conducting contact tracing throughout the traveling party. according to m e giants player who tested positive has had two negative tests. let's move on to the nba playoffs. lakers looking to close out the rockets game five of the western
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semis. no stopping lebron here, good luck, slams it home, 13-2 knick lakers in a flash. 29-11-7,anty davis, fancy move to the hoop. third t miss, he slams it back a.d. kyle kuzma three-ball falling away, beats the shot clock. the lakers hit a franchise record in the playoffs, 19 threes, in the conference finals for the first time in a decade, 119-96 over houston. stanley cup playoffs las vegas/dallas, game four of the western conference finals, peter deboer is with vegas and joe pavelski with dallas lights the lamp here, his ninth of the len a minute stars on the power play, gjamie benn eighth of the season. dallas wins 2-1, they have a 3-1 series lead, one win away from the stanley cup finals. that's a look at sports.
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have a great sunday. we look at the weather, the big story is the smoke, all we can think about but the hope is that it will clear out. >> looks like the winds increasing today and that should help us out, right now light winds. live doppler 7 indicatingn row as yesterday and friday but it's still out there. we are looking at a system, a trough of low pressure that will move into the bay area, really move into the pacific northwest and that's really going to get the winds going, provide an additional wind shift, bring some cooler air as we get towards the upcoming work week. so looking at numbers right now, 53 in san rafael. 52 in santa rosa. 56 in fremont. 60 in san jose and the visibility is not great out there, anywhere from just over a mile in oakland and petaluma, to three-quarters of a mile half moon bay and just about three miles in concord, two miles san jose and livermore. air quality today and tomorrow unhealthy in the red zone, just about under 200, and then looking at tuesday and wednesday
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with moderate air quality. so to pick up throughout the afternoon, but right now, looking at the red indicating the unhealthy air, napa, concord, san francisco and oakland through redwood city. as we get further to the south there, still looking at the unhealthy air san jose and santa at the smoky air today. the winds increasing later on today so minor improvements late in the day, why i think maybe the game will be played. looking at the increase in the sea breeze, and by the time we get to tuesday that trough is to the north of us, and we definitely should see that better air but it's also going to dry things out for our friends in oregon, the mountains of the north and east. we look at conditions over the bay, the orange and the pink, 9:00 this morning, indicates the poor air quality going through the next 12 hours or so, and this continues to get pushed to
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the east, as we take it further into your monday afternoon, we're in then igth days, maybe weeks and that would indicate maybe a blue sky out there which certainly would be nice. throughout the afternoon here are the surface winds and you'll notice that going through the u about 15, 20 miles an hour, but as we bring in this trough into early next week, we're looking at that air quality improving but also things drying out as we have a fire weather watch for the mountains of oregon, so here is a look at the scenario, the rain goes to the north, but we are looking at the breezier winds, could mix out a marine layer tuesday into wednesday, bringing us warmer conditions. 75 in fremont as well as san rafael. the accuweather seven-day forecast we're looking at the haze and smoke, spare the air alert today for the unhealthy air, minor improvements through tomorrow and then looking at bigger improvements throughout the middle of the week. probably looking a little bit more like normal and then there's a chance of showers, bringing down the temperatures
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again by the end of the week. lids? >> all right, thank you, lisa. there's an easy way you can follow air quality where you live online, this is what lisa uses in her accuweather forecast and you can keep an eye on the conditions yourself throughout the day, it is up right now on we know that seeing all those red dots isn't a good sign for really anyone, but a uc davis study on pregnant women is finding the negative impacts of wildfire smoke may not be strictly limited to the body but also extend to the mind. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has the story this morning. >> reporter: as smoky skies become not just an anomaly but an unfortunate reality in the bay area and beyond, a uc davis researchers found what's in the air isn't just physically harmful but also psychologically especially for pregnant women. >> we have definitely seen some short term symptoms that mothers are reporting. >> reporter: uc davis public health researchers launched
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their study in the wake of the north bay fires upon it in 2018 the camp fire swept through paradise. >> most of those are respiratory symptoms like coughing, itchy, irritated eyes, sore throat, things that you kind of expect but then on top of that we're also finding very prevalent mothers having stress and anxiety that lasts for a long period of time. >> reporter: some of that stress extending right into 2020, when disastrous fires have become a devastating new normal, with the smoke generated by them traveling hundreds of miles, blanketing whole communities. >> those small particles go straight to your bloodstream. >> reporr: t 2h straht spar t oke core d brh but b and cars. >> in urban fires, structural fires you have a witch's brew of
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welcome back. happening today it's the last day of oakland pride, as all events are this year, the onne year's lebration h pride parade and the virtual vendor village, local businesses, lgbtq artists and performers and community resources. it's open through the end of the month.
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you can get involved on the oakland pride twitch page but the events today start at 10:00 this morning. a full hour of "abc 7 mornings" still ahead. the west coast wildfire crisis causing obvious air problems for the bay area, but there are signs this morning that the smoke may lead to at least one longlasting change. we'll tell you what that is. plus, back to the ongoing search overnight, for an ambush attacker seen shooting two l.a. county deputies in compton, the latest update on the horrific story coming up, in just a minute.
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