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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'm liz kreutz. thank you for joining us. 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? >> the forecast is pointed in the right direction. we have unhealthy air. count me as one of the ones taking a toll with the weather. it's been hard on us all staying inside and having day after day of the very unhealthy air. live doppler 7 picking up on the fog, the dense fog advisory through about 9:00, not as foggy as it's been the past couple days but check out oakland over a mile is not great and a mile and a half in petaluma, a mile on the coast, six miles by the delta. temperatures from the low to mid-50s in the north bay to near 60 in brentwood. the reds indicate the unhealthy air once again, our spare the air alert. onshore flow is with us, we need for it to strengthen today and as it does, it should help out
in small amounts as we get looking bett.ater afternoon,ayn for the day today, we've got the smoggy and cooler conditions on the way, anywhere from five to seven degrees cooler. hazy skies, we'll talk about low to mid 80s inland, mid-70s around the bay, certainly keep that n-95 with you, if you have to head outside but we are looking at some improvements. we'll talk about it in just a few minutes. liz? >> lisa, 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 ago. we'll have more details on this developing story coming up in a few minutes. 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 levi's stadium but the nfl is closely monitoring the air quality index for this afternoon's kickoff. if the aqi is above 200 for a consistent amount of time, the game could be postponed to a later time today, move to tomorrow or other options will be explored. >> if it happens sunday, my understanding 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 goodnessf all the esntl rkav the le 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
near the old oracle arena from our 880 camera. very smoky. i'm sure a lot of you saw that. this morning talk from the arena and oakland convention center it could become long-term clean air centers. abc 7 news reporter lauren martinez has more on those chances. >> i brought my chrome book and my hot spot that i have my wifi through. >> reporter: oakland resident tedi morehead is charging her devices at the diamond branch library which has now opened as a clean air center. >> i could feel my breathing getting a little tight so i decided to come over here. >> reporter: morehead became homeless it's the end of june and now sleeps in a car exposed to all the smoke outside. this library, which is donating free books to those that come is one of four locations the city of e. >> 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 open these clean air centers. >> reporter: oakland city council president rebecca kaplan has been vocal since july about getting the city prepared with clean air centers stating this 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 have all of our community be protected. i absolutely am frustrated that it took the administration this long to open something up. we can't abandon people to suffer in these situations. grefor the air center and says she always 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 be back open in san jose, one at the baskham community center and the other the tully community branch library. anyone has access to socially distancing seating, water, free power outlets. everyone must wear a face covering and do a quick screening. 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, abc7news.com. the link is right at the top of our home page or on your free abc 7 news app. trump's rst comments on his visit to california tomorrow where he will 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's staff says he's been talking by phone with governor newsom and state emergency officials. later in the show, we'll have more on what he said during his rallies in nevada. 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. 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, kate larsen explains what we can do. >> reporter: nestled on a little lake in butte county the camp was a refuge for children affected by cancer. >> it feels so sad that memori has just been so scarred. >> reporter: this week, the north complex burned through the camp which jany dawes 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 right now, but the people definitely aren't. >> reporter: for ana and other kids whose siblings have cancer. >> it helped me understand that there's other people going through this and that we need to go through it 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 and treatments. she says okaizu allows her to feel something important between all 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. kids now camp every summer, many of them his patients.
>> it completely changed the relationshiphakth rvous and frightened. >> 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, abc 7 news. >> camp okaizu says all donations are matched in honor of childhood cancer awareness month. we'll have a link posted on our website abc7news.com. amid the devastation of the fires we are finding so many moments of hope. butte county sheriff's office shared pictures of a puppy being rescued in that same town of berry creek. the puppy has some minor burns but is now being cared for in chico. authorities were able to track down the property owner who had yroywnig no behind your puppy, mu top of
everythi already happening. >> so true, liz. hopefully those four-legged friends are inside with you, because the unhealthy air continues this morning. sea breeze is kicking up today, though, that should help us out a little bit but it's looking like it's going to get stronger and bring us big improvements as we get into this week. my accuweather seven-day 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 pulling the trigger. plus -- >> i've never seen this before, there is an input on the computer that you tested positive for covid? >> yes. >> that's just the start. wait until you hear what the stll oicer >>d the pandem putting a pse, what te hoy debated ye.
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welcome back been we are closely following developing news in los angeles. a huge response from law enforcement overnight. you're looking at brand new video this morning, take a look, the search is still out for the person seen shooting and gravely injuring two l.a. county sheriff's deputies in what appears to be an ambush attack. both are fighting for their lives this morning. 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 disturb 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 clothes at the time. we will keep you posted here and on our abc 7 news app as soon as we get any updates. just horrific. we're seeing pretty significant developments in california's battle to stop the spread of the coronavirus. the state did report 4,100 new cases which is above the one week average but take a look at the positivity rates. 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. some good news, just earlier this summer we were over 7%, maybe almost teetering at 8%, so good job to all of us. a big day for so many in the city tomorrow, and that is because for the first time since 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 must follow safety guidelines with strict capacity limits, hotels will be allowed to sleep people who aren't essential workers. some hotel owners we've spoken to in the past few days say that andonventions come wn
back. they say it's not worth it for them otherwise. 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 abc7news.com, 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 turn. >> i've never seen this before. there's an input on the computer that you tested positive for covid? >> yes. >> when was this? >> this was a week ago. >> are you supposed to be quarantining? >> thas why i'at>>ouave her peoh d you're posite >> yes. they were honestly all walking by and live around here. >> how many other people have covid? >> they all. >> everybody has it?
and everybody over here has it? >> two over there, too. >> hmm. well, six people inside the home were cited which means each could face a fine of $500. the university has not commented, but miami of ohio has had more than 1,100 confirmed covid cases in just the past two weeks. 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 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. are you a fan of the peeps, lisa?
>> actually no but somebody in my house is so it's always a sothg t at easter. good morning, everyone. we're looking at the unhealthy air, air quality indexes anywhere from 160 to 175, well under the 200 for the niners, if you're wondering, but looks like they, my guess is they probably will play but looking at the red zone and that will, is expected to improve slightly throughout the day today as our winds increase offshore. here is a look at live doppler 7 and the fog is with us again, third day in a row that we have the dense fog advisory this morning, but we are certainly looking at the system offshore that is going to head tolement going to clean out our air, increase the winds but it's also going to bring increasing fire danger before it gets here for northeastern california, for oregon, and parts of nevada.
so that's going to bring fire weather watch, low relative humidity, and then the cooler temperatures. so even though it's the better news for our air quality, it's not great for everyone and we certainly don't need any more fires around here. 54 in napa. 52 in santa rosa. 59 in hayward. 61 in san jose and the fog is certainly out there, anywhere from one to two miles from oakland to hayward and mountain view two-mile visibility in san jose a mile in santa rosa. so air quality unhealthy today and tomorrow in the very unhealthy range and looking at some improvements tuesday and wednesday, not to say we won't see any hazy sun. we saw that yesterday but still, with the air quality indices well over 100, it is not safe to go should have that n-95 with you. so napa, san rafael looking at the red unhealthy air from san francisco and oakland and fremont, down to san jose. so really no changes there, but those winds later on today
should be helping us out and you may have, saw a little bit of an improvement yesterday, not enough to go outside and as we look at the golden gate there is the fog. smoky air through tomorrow, the sea breeze increases taking us in the direction we want to be in. moderate air quality tuesday. the general pattern under the pink and orange but it lifts to the north and east, as those winds increase, here we are tonight, and as we get into your monday, the lighter shades, the yellow, the blue indicate that better air, the smoky air being pushed into the sierra nevada but the winds throughout the afternoon, here the e, increasing through the delta, and that's what we would like, but as we look at the upper level pattern, this is the system that's going to increase the fire danger from northern california to southern oregon, t crease omidity he temperatures and re from the 70s in san
mateo, 75 palo alto, low to mid 80s inland, hazy spare the air aert will, the accuweather seven-day forecast the unhealthy air today, tomorrow, slow improvements as the winds increase and by next week hopefully we'll be enjoying some blue sky and the temperatures with the cooling trend throughout the week. liz? >> all right, lisa, thank you. back to the ballroom tomorrow night, in a "dancing with the stars" season that has plenty of surprises. carole baskin's appearance may be the big
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welcome back. dan harris will tell us what's coming up at 7:00 on "gma." >> hurricane warnings issued for parts of the gulf coast as tropical storm sally gains strength expected to make landfall as a category 2 hurricane, rob there with the latest and the latest this morning on the wildfires devastating the west coast, three states under assault as
the death toll rises. finally, the battle over mail-in voting. a pre-election mailer contains misinformation, she'll be joining us live here this morning coming up on "gma." ite ck we are just a day away now from the return of "dancing with the stars." the new season is going to look a little different this year and that's not just because of the pandemic, and the celebrity everyone is keeping an eye on, carole baskin of "tiger king" has a surprise on what's going ne'sva pilgrim explains. >> hey all you cool cat and kittens. it's carole with big cat rescue. >> reporter: she is the shocker of the season's "dancing with the stars" cast reveal. the tiger eele 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 by hard rock band survivor. judge bruno weighing in on the >> 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. monday right 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. >> the campaigns going back and forth trading blows on the trail as the race to november now just weeks away. an update on president trump's sunday rally in neighboring
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or call during business hours. 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. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. on this sunday, september 13th. let's get a check on the current conditions with lisa. i don't know exactly what that means. >> usually it's like a hurricane oromhi defined, look at that. it's like look at what? clean air is what we need, what we want. we are not there yet. we have the smoke mixing with the marine layer out there from our roof camera, it is gray and hazy with poor air quality.
54 half moon bay and the fog from the exploratorium camera, it's unhealthy with the particles mixed in. 57 by the delta and a little bit better in terms of visibility out that way, one to two miles, oakland and hayward and a mile in petaluma. overnight things improve, we're back to bad again or unhealthy with the red, all over the bay area, all the way down through santa cruz. later in the that should help u between now and then, we're still around 160 to 170 in terms of the indices for the bad air and you know up to 200, it gets really bad so we're still in that range, and by the afternoon, temperatures cooling off. we will have some 80s inland but we're about five to seven degrees cooler due to the winds increasing, the onshore flow and a soffs for us, we'll talk about it but also going to increase the fire danger to the north of us coming up in a few minutes.
liz? >> thank you. 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 along the san francisco waterfront on a day when the air looked 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 air prompted alcatraz 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 it is what it is.
>> we had gotten an email it was 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. san francisco 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, guinness park in san rafael was 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,
cleaner air could make a babc 7 news.t week.col >> the pacific northwest is also dealing with a historic emergency with 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. >> more than 2,500 square miles have burned in oregon and washington in recent days, more than the state of delaware.
the west coast wildfires are making their presence in canada. look how the skies looked in vancouver earlier yesterday. looks familiar. at one point the air quality index exceeded 200 there, like what we've been dealing with the past few weeks. and there are of course also 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 abc7news.com 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. >> prices start at about 10:00 and go up to about $200 and you
may want to check before you buy one, not all masks are gu 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 for the latino vote. ty hernandez has the details. >> reporter: with just over seven weeks to the election president trump and democratic presidential candidate joe biden moving full speed ahead with their campaigns, pushing their messages to voters in the midst of a pandemic. the president in nevada saturday night, the first of several events out west this weekend. fepelemasks inhe ing ay packed tanghot nt 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 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 coming up, george stephanopolous with jason miller and symone sanders. watch the full interviews on "this week" at 8:00 this morning on abc 7. we should also mention briefly this tuesday an abc news town hall is taking place. chief anchor george stephanopoulous will host this 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 election 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 mailed out at the beginning of october, if you have questions about what's on the ballot or need help, go to abc7news.com, we have lots of election coverage, including a guide to all 12 state propositions up for a vote. and we know the smoky sk can't be good for anyone. >> you have a witch's brew of plastic and sheetrock and produces soot that is really toxic. >> the new research telling us why one type of person is harmed and not just on their body, for
years into the future. and here is a live look out from our san jose camera, looking out there into the smog, into the smoke. oh, it's what we've seen now for days. we are ready for a change, we think one will be coming soon, we hope. we'll check in with lisa again ♪ if i could, baby i'd ♪ how can i, when you won't take it from me ♪
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welcome back. if you live in san francisco, residential parking personal enforcement resumes tomorrow, on hold since the shelter-in-place order in march. if your permitapy on the new sf. 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 llun ute 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 gatherings, more people will be able to enjoy live performances like concerts, movies and religious 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. lisa, that will be fun. drive-in movie theaters are having their moment so we'll be doing the same for concerts maybe, driving in. >> yes, have to make the best of it, i guess, and we certainly are adapting. that's what we do. santa cruz 55 degrees, dense fog advisory right along the coast again this morning, temperatures near 70 today. the winds from the ocean increasing today. does that help our air quality in the short term? just a little bit, but for the accuweather seven day forecast some much better news is coming up next. >> lisa, thank you. also ahead the oakland a's
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or lung, breathing, or liver problems. here's to a chance for more together time. a chance to live longer. ask your doctor about opdivo plus yervoy. thank you to all involved in our clinical trials. 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. jeffries two innings, gave up five runs, the two-run shot here, rangers win 5-2. in game two oakland up in the second, sean 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 blast his sixth of the season. a's take game two, 10-1 over texas. the giants/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 multiple reports the giants player who tested positive has had two negative tests. let's move on to the nba etgathe . 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 quarter off the miss, he slams it back home, 13-11 for 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 lski wllas lhte me four of the r lamp here,ha minuwer play, jamie benn eighth of the
post season. that's a game winning goal. 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. have a great sunday. all right, lisa, still see it behind us here, just smoggy smoke for days. >> i know. hang in there. we are looking at a pattern change and subtle changes begin today, live doppler 7 showing thaw we have fog once again, right along the coast, our dense fog advisory until 9:00, this is what's going to help us out in the pacific, it's an area of low pressure, it's going to move to the north and west of us out ahead of it, it will increase our sea breeze but also unfortunately going to bring a fire weather watch to northeastern california, southern oregon, before it gets to us, so hopefully no more fires, but we will be looking at cooler weather the end of the week. this is san jose 280, foggy, smoke in this marine layer. we have unhealthy air again from 160o175 indices which indicate the red zone of course.
we're all pretty familiar with that by now. 55 san francisco. 59 in oakland. 61 in san jose and from our roof camera, a little bit of a breeze out there, this will continue to increase, cool us off a bit. it was warm the past couple of days if you ventured out. we had 90s into our inland valleys, temperatures coming down, the sun trying to break through the smoke layer but we certainly need the wind to push it on out. 52 in santa rosa. upper 50s concord and livermore. fog is most dense around the bay, water, one to two miles at the coast and better but still it's smoky, hazy ands with' look at our spare the air alert today and tomorrow, we are unhealthy ll tsday io notice subtle wednesday when that system pushes overhead of us that we begin to see the improvements. we are unhealthy from santa rosa to napa to san rafael, all the way through san francisco, oakland, redwood city.
overnight it got a little bit better but we're back into the smoky conditions from our east bay hills camera. with the increase of our sea breeze today, we'll begin to push the smoke up but remember, we have fires everywhere to the south, to the southeast of us, and we have that southeasterly wind flow so that's just bringing up more smoke but we are looking at that to continue, the wind flow, the upper level winds, this is a more generalized look at our smoke forecast. we've been in the magenta and the orange, but as we go through the rest of the day, still looking at the pattern to push the smoke into the central valley, the sierra nevada and into your monday afternoon, gets lighter,hedindices more of that smoke being pushed out of here but of course, our friends in the mountains will be getting it. so the winds at the surface, you can see picking up here right on through the afternoon, this is the trough that i want to show you in the upper levels of the atmosphere, not bringing us any rain, but certainly rampingnfory stnd drizzle, low 70s
oakland, mid-70s in fremont, cooler today win creasing winds, 28 in livermore, 70 in santa cruz and tonight we're hazy with some drizzle along the coast, the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring the spare the air alert today, tomorrow, minor improvements, and by the end of the week, we are cooler, feeling like fall. liz? >> all right, lisa, that feels, will feel nice. i'm excited for that. if you are curious about how lisa tracks the air quality, you can see it here on this map we have on our website, this is where lisa gets her air quality numbers and we hope that you can track it for yourself as well. we know the red dots are daunting for a lot of people on our website, obviously this air quality is not good for really
anybody, but a uc 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 lauren 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 their study in the wake of the north bay fires in 2017 and then expanded upon it in 2018 after the camp fire swepthug paradise. >> most of those are respiratory symptoms like coughing, itchy, irritated ey, 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 periodf ti. reporte somof t 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. >> reporter: the 24th straight spare the air day thanks to smoke coming from not just trees and brush but burning buildings and cars. >> in urban fires, structural fires you have a witch's brew of plastics and sheetrock and all kinds of amalgamous stuff that produces soot that is really toxic. >> reporter: the bottom line, unless they're n-95s, the masks aren't much good in the smoke. best advice, stay inside. in walnut creek, lra abc 7 news. all right next a check of
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another busy day ahead for firefighters. as we start the week, president trump visits california tomorrow. he'll be briefed by federal and state leaders on the wildfire damage, visit mcclellan park outside of sacramento serving as a base for firefighter operations. the. the has remained relatively quiet on the situation since blaming california's poor forest management's response. smoke relief centers are open today in oakland and san jose. social distancing rules apply, and you will have to wear a mask. those locations are posted on our website. 49ers are keeping a close eye on air quality in the south bay, if it surpasses 200 on the air quality index, the game may have to be postponed or moved, but right now, the game is still on and lisa, the hope is that it's going to get better and i
guess what, the smoke is going toward the sierras? >> it und 0, at0 to, 160 to 170, but better air on the way beginning later today. >> lisa, thank you. thank you for joining us here on "abc 7 mornings." i'm liz kreutz along with lisa argen. abc 7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. "good morning america" is next. have a great day. because when i get home, we like to play crocodile on the floor o-cedar easywring removes over 99% of bacteria, even with just water...
good morning, america. the u.s. bracing for another hurricane hit. tropical storm sally now forecasted to hit the gulf as a slow-moving, strengthening hurricane with up to 20 inches of rain and up to 11 feet of storm surge. evacuation orders taking effect. rob is tracking this dangerous storm on the ground. scenes of devastation. wildfires ravaging more ground, taking more lives. flames destroying homes and cherished memories. >> baby pictures of all my kids. >> the smothering smoke's eerie scenes as millions of americans deal with dangerously unhealthy air conditions. misleading message? president trump facing a backlash over his remarks on mail-in voting.