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not reach two others. >> we attempted to gain entry to a second vehicle. conditions were changing rapidly. reporter: this happened just before 6:00 thursday morning. officials say the water rose to the point where it was not even safe for the water -- the fire department to attempt a rescue. >> the fire department had to reposition the fire truck. reporter: crews were able to get to others once they were able to drain water. they say it is to see water this high. >> that is the first time in many years it has flooded. reporter: he lives down the street from the flooding and said the whole street was blocked off this morning. >> i have seen it may be a foot deep not like this. reporter: he said he plans to be more cautious in the area
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whenever it rains especially because two people died. >> it is very shocking. my heart goes out to their families. i have been here for about 10 years. my heart goes out to the friends and family. reporter: as far as a cause, the san mateo sheriff's office said rain was a contributing factor but they did not mention a pump broken or a drain not clear. that remains under investigation. throughout the day we saw cre ws from millbrae and elsewhere to survey the area. kristen: residence in one millbrae neighborhood woke up to a soggy mess this morning. this is what it looked like on landing lane at 7:00. water this deep and it crept into one garage. the street has flooded before but residents say it is never
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been this bad. >> sandbags did not help. >> i have been here for 30 years and it has never gone in my garage. >> last time we had seven inches and this time about nine. kristen: the water began to recede about midmorning. neighbors have say they complained before. dan: let's go to our meteorologist to see a first look at the forecast. meteorologist: the heaviest rain has passed. we do have a couple of spotty areas where we are tracking some really light returns. we will get you to street level radar near the richmond parkway area. seeing some light showers. this is what it looked like earlier today with heavy rainfall. right now, southern california is getting hit and the sierra is
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getting snow. not a heavy event this evening. as we go into tomorrow morning, another round of moderate showers will develop around 6:00. a fast mover going through friday morning. scattered showers tonight and moderate rain with gusty winds tomorrow with a slight chance for thunder. the storms going into christmas and beyond will be different. dan: this morning's downpour left an uber driver and his passenger stuck in water. all of a sudden, they hit a patch of flooded road. the bmw stalled out. the passenger says they were on their way to sfo before dawn could not see the water on the road until it was too late. >> it was super dark.
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we had the windows down. we were thinking about bailing out. and then the fire department showed up in here we rp are -- and here we are. dan: the passenger missed his flight. highway one is closed because of flooding. several drivers still risked driving through the standing water. never a good idea. driving through water is not recommended. it can cause damage to sensitive electronics, cause you to stall and you never know. we will continue to keep an i on the storm. -- an eye on the storm. kristen: the cdc has released rl updated health care worker isolation guidance. health care workers at have covid but are asymptomatic and returned to work after seven days with a negative test.
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that can be cut further if there are staffing shortages. california's numbers continue to rise. the seven-day test positivity rate is up to four point 2%. omicron is fueling concern even though california has one of the lowest case rates in the nation. evan or newsom yesterday unveiled a new plan to battle the winter surge focused on boosting and testing. pointing us now is the director of california's department of public health and the state department of health. thank you for joining us. give us the near-term forecast for california. are we better equipped to handle the omicron surge? >> in general, california has done better than other states and it is really because people have been getting vaccinated and people are getting boosted. in other states, omicron statess increasing rapidly. you are seeing it in europe as
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well. in california, we see the increase as well. we are very concerned. we want to make sure that people do indoor masking. we will make more testing available to those schools. it will be important that folks do everything they can to be safe this holiday season. kristen: you mentioned testing. doctors are saying that with the holidays coming up, test before you go, test when you return but the reality is, it is hard to get the tests. and they are not affordable to a lot of people. and the state and counties have closed a lot of the testing sites. how are you going to address the shortage in testing right now? >> we have ordered millions of tests. we have already distributed them across california. we have given them to the local health department and food banks and are ordering more tests to
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be available to those schools especially right before they come back for the first week of school. we will continue down that path. the federal government will be making 500 million tests available across the country. hopefully, production will pick up and it will be more accessible. basic things people can do is making sure that you try to avoid crowded indoor spaces, make sure you are wearing a good mask indoors, open the windows and the doors. kristen: we have a this week, but generally in california we can take it outside. a new mandate coming down for california health care workers to get booster shots. should we expect a broader booster mandate soon? >> well, we know definitely defy
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health-care workers. health care workers are taking care of vulnerable patients and we absolutely need our health care force tuesday healthy. hospitals are full even without a covid surge. we know covid will increase over the winter holidays so we want health care workers to be as protected as possible for their patients and also available for us for anything else we need to. we will continue to encourage boosting. it is possible that down the line the cdc will come up with a new definition of what it means to be fully vaccinated. we will track that to see if we move in that direction. in general, it looks like everyone really needs a booster. kristen: i want to move on to school and education. our systems are starting their quarter remotely after the holiday break. do you anticipate that happening
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for k-12 kids? >> our goal is to get to get in school and keep them in school and that is why it is important to do layered protection. in schools right now we continue to have universal masking. california has been fortunate to have the lowest rate of school closures compared to all of the other states. we want to continue that. it will be making testing available, universal masking and we will have a big push on ventilation to make sure schools are taking advantage of the air filtration systems that exist and improving ventilation in schools. if we do all of those things including making sure that we are reducing the rate in the community, that will be our best chance of keeping kids in school. kristen: what is the state's messaging to people that are not
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vaccinated yet? >> you're asking a question. we continue with our equity efforts across california. a lot of it is getting the message delivered by a trusted source. it is difficult because there is a lot of misinformation. we are making progress. it is very slow. i think omicron is going to turn us back a little which means we have to work that much harder. in the hospitals, the vast majority of people being hospitalized and that are dying are people that are unvaccinated. that is where the biggest risk is. kristen: we are almost out of time but i have to ask you, are you continuing with your holiday plans as planned? are you changing anything? >> i am not changing anything. we will meet christmas day.
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we will eat outdoors. we will make sure that any indoor time is done with masking and having doors open. and everyone is getting tested. we do have -- my in-laws are older, in their 70's. we have to keep them protected. kristen: doctor, thank sharing best practices. happy holidays to your family. dan: as last-minute shoppers pack stores, new technology from the bay area is being deployed to a south bay mall. we explain how dna tracing is being used to make sure the air in the mall is being popularly -- properly circulated. reporter: for they shoppers and employees, how fresh is the error? san jose's east ridge mall is the first mall in the nation to employ the new technology.
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it was created >> it is generally higher occupancy vehicle in the -- higher occupancy in the building. reporter: the concern is whether the air is not circulating enough. >> we track where is an individual traveling in the building. reporter: technicians can make the determination. it poses no risks to humans. >> the tracers are released here and our samplers are only picking it up in the immediate vicinity. if it is going into significant distances, that is problematic he. air quality is a particular concern and the food courts because people are allowed to drop their tasks while they are
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eating and drinking. the technology was initially designed for bioterrorism. now, it is helping with covid-19. its use is not obvious to shoppers but it could help assure that their well-being are important. >> it is a safe environment to shop in. dan: still to come,, state of emergency. san francisco officials are deciding right now to approve a mayor's plan for the tenderloin. holiday travel rush. a busy day at airports. and tv you can taste. how
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kristen: a devastating fire tore through a san jose's synagogue early yesterday morning. despite the tragedy, there is optimism for the future of the synagogue. we spoke with the rabbi who found hope and a miracle among the devastation. reporter: reminders of what life was like less than two days ago. the rabbi took me around the building showing me the damage. >> all the work our children did of all of the good deeds that they did has been rude -- have been ruined by the fire.
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reporter: the rabbis said he got a call from someone saying the synagogue was on fire. >> i came running to the scene. my one concern was the scrolls. reporter: they were saved and other important books. the department got to the fire before 7:00 on wednesday morning and they say the fire appeared to start from the outside and go into a carport. they are still investigating the cause of the fire. they have surveillance images of someone they believe caused edge. it has been determined that it is not racially motivated or a hate incident. the rabbi is relieved. >> people are very happy that this was not someone trying to hurt us. reporter: the rabbi and his
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congregation had only been in this building for three months. they had done extensive renovations to the building and they just celebrated hanukkah there. gofundme account has been set up. the rabbis says that they will be looking for a place to meet temporarily before rebuilding the santa god. -- rebuilding the synagogue. >> this will only make us rebuild bigger and stronger. dan: the san francisco board of supervisors is set to vote on the mayors planned to combat the opal you do crisis in the tenderloin. the mayor declared a state of emergency in the tenderloin neighborhood and if it is passed, and francisco will be able to respond more quickly to the drug overdose crisis. overdose deaths have increased more than 200% since 2018. >> as public servants, our fundamental responsibility is to
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ensure that our residents and visitors are safe and as we stand here today, we are feeling in the tenderloin. dan: efforts include opening a facility to refer people to housing and services and it will also permit reimbursement federal money becomes available. kristen: jury deliberations will continue in the trial of elizabeth holmes. the jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification on some audio clips. jurors were back in court early this afternoon to listen once again to listen to recordings of elizabeth holmes talking to investors. dan: today is the busiest travel day of the holiday season and today's rain is making it that much more stressful. this is a live look at san francisco international airport. there were already 60 weather delays earlier today and 13 cancellations. those that tried to beat the crowds had to deal with the
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rain. tsa says more than 2 million passengers were cleared through the country. kristen: if you are hoping for a white christmas in the sierra, there it is. this is what it looked like on interstate 80 near truckee. driving conditions can be treacherous. chains are required on all vehicles except those with four-wheel-drive and snow tires. dan: a lot of people see great ski conditions and i see great snowpack. kristen: i bet that is what you see also. sandhya: the snowpack will get built up as we see piles of snow. 102% o o i want to show you a beautiful snowy view. they are chaining up on all roads leading to the mountains. the winds are really gusty in
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that direction. we do have a few light showers. spotty in the east bay. it was anything but light this morning. take a look at the 24 hour rainfall totals. over an inc an inc an inc an inc to santa rosa. close to two inches at the oakland airport. as we look from our sfo just a few clouds and no delays to track right now. some milder air and a beautiful view. look at the clouds from our emeryville camera right now. 55 in napa. san rafael had some raindrops a few minutes ago but now it is just cloudy. a colder storm for christmas and early next week and snow is likely over our highest peaks
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over that time. scattered showers becoming moderate in the morning. still gusty. if you want to get out tonight, you are good to go. there will still be some spotty showers. it is 2:00 a.m. that we see moderate rain entering the picture in the north bay. moderate rain will be out of here pretty quickly. a big break for christmas eve day. tomorrow night, we see some isolated pockets of showers. 7:00 a.m., we are going to see some downpours christmas day. the potential for higher elevation snow. in hamilton. we will keep that going late saturday night. rainfall potential. this takes you through sunday night. it will be anywhere from about 0.7 of an inch from brentwood to about
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afternoon highs looking like this, on the cooler side compared to today. 50's. accuweather 7 day forecast, a level 1 tomorrow morning. a wet and windy morning. a break christmas eve in time for santa. level 1 one on saturday, a christmas storm bringing potential snow over the hills. colder weather as we go into the middle of the week. one computer model is drying us out for midweek. kristen: remembering joe. up next, a
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dan: former minnesota police officer kim potter was convicted of manslaughter today in the fatal shooting of dante white. potter and other officers had pulled over daunte wright for expired registration tax. when they found out he had an outstanding warrant, they tried to arrest him. daunte wright was trying to get back into his car when kim potter shot him. sentencing is scheduled for february. kristen: one of the countries most famed novelists died today. joan didion was a leading figure in the new journalism movement
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in the 1960's. she was born in sacramento and went to uc berkeley. she wrote about grief after ther deaths of her husband and daughter. she won the pulitzer prize for her work and was awarded the national medal of arts and humanities by president obama in 2013. in a statement, governor newsom said -- california belonged to joan didion and we cherish her memory. she was 87 years old. dan: as we move on, you know the saying -- through rain, sleet, and snow. kristen: it is the motto of every postal carrier. call them our holiday helpers. they are ready to make christmas for local families. dan: places of worship remain dan: places of worship remain mostly empty and we will air wick air wick scented oils are infused with natural essential oils to create authentic seasonal scents that fill your home
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward and finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. kristen: it is anticipated that more than 950 million packages are delivered between thanksgiving and christmas and the packages arrived thanks to the dedicated men and women that work for various mail companies. we tagged along with a postal carrier in south bay. reporter: santa claus may be making his last preparations before saturday but he is not the only one delivering packages to boys and girls. >> we are helpers to santa claus just dressed in blue. reporter: this is a busiest time for postal carriers and the work never slows down.
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house to house, her job has been to make sure that the people of san jose get their mail. >> i have always enjoyed it. i think this is one of the best jobs i have ever had. reporter: what she calls fun, others call hardware. she works six days a week delivering thousands of pieces of mail over her day. she walks upwards of 20 miles in one shift. >> i don't have to buy a gym membership. reporter: and don't forget the work conditions. >> fire, pandemic and anything that can come between us, the post office is always here. reporter: braving the elements and now global pandemic. the single mom of two has been on her route every day even putting herself at risk of exposure to get the job done. >> i had to quarantine myself from my own child because of the
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mail. reporter: difficult and challenging and yet she keeps pushing forward step by step out why? -- but why? >> they are my second family. they are my family. i want to make sure that everything is there for them. reporter: however you celebrate the holidays, don't forget how the gifts and cards and everything else may have gotten there. dan: we should not forget to give thanks to our great postal workers. if you are looking for a last-minute christmas gift, here is one with a purpose. it is a cute little creature that is more than meets the eye. it is selling well. even making the cover of time magazine as one of the best inventions of 2021. i spoke with its creator about why. >> thank you for having me. dan: thank you for coming on
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from your workshop in providence. congratulations on being on the cover of time magazine. pretty awesome. >> it was the greatest honor for our team and a huge surprise. dan: more wonderful attention to this great product. tell me what the purpose is of this product. why did you come up with this idea? >> it helps children and all people relate find calm in stressful moments. it is based on a simple premise that calming something else helps you calm down. as you pet it, it begins to purr. dan: have you found that this is particularly beneficial for those that have a lot of anxiety? >> yes. for children, this time of covid
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has been really difficult and we get letters from parents across the country of children using this to help them fall asleep at night, to help after a tantrum, to help during virtual school and even people in their 20's and 30's right in about using this companion to help them find calm in stressful moments. dan: thank you, my friend, happy holidays. clever idea. one of our colleagues purchased one for his wife. it is kind of soothing. it sells for about $50. kristen: for many, attending a worship service during the holidays can be soothing as well . but attendance is still far behind pre-pandemic levels. julie glover took a look at the numbers and spoke with faith leaders. reporter: there are more empty
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seats at churches, synagogues, and marks then prior to the pandemic signaling worshipers are reluctant to return. >> some communities are still very concerned about coming back and they are quite cautious. others are just coming back in droves. reporter: a catholic bishop from san jose said despite ongoing covid protocols like masking and proper spacing, southbay mass attendance averages between 60% and 90% of pre-pandemic levels. >> we are trying to keep the balance of inviting people back and maintaining safety protocols. reporter: and now, the omicron variant is sending another curveball. attendance at worship centers is down 22% nationwide comparing january 2020 numbers to october 2021 numbers.
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alameda, napa have identical dips in attendance. >> i still think we have a long way to go to get to pre-pandemic attendance levels. reporter: this rabbi says attendance are only half of pre-pandemic levels despite san francisco having one of the highest vaccination rates in the bay area. >> our number one goal is to connect people and create community so it is been difficult for us to do that with all of the different variants coming out. reporter: san francisco had one of the lowest dips in attendance at just 5% followed by highly vaccinated marin county. >> my wish is that s s s s s s s and the bay area can hopefully heal from this pandemic. reporter: the rabbi said he is
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beginning to see the healing. he welcomed 1000 people in person for hanukkah this year whereas last year, the event was only livestream. in the south bay, services continue to be live-streamed from the diocese to slow the spread as the church looks ahead to 2022. >> i am hopeful for a kinder and gentler society. dan: coming up next, next, next, up next, licking a television? ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪
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hiv medicine is one part of it. ask your doctor about dovato-i did. ♪ kristen: time now for the forever four. -- time now for the four at four. we have to talk about the omicron variant. with the increase in cases, some people are canceling travel plans and organizations are canceling events. the times square new year's eve celebration will go on as planned. there was already a vaccine requirement in place for anyone aged over five p you can also watch the drop of the ball from the comfort of your own home here on abc 7. would you go to an event like that? home or in person? sandhya: i don't think i would
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go to a large crowd like that. think of it is a small gathering and we are all vaccinated, i think it is totally fine. it is outdoors. if you wore a mask and i am vaccinated and boosted so i would probably go though we have gotten so spoiled during the pandemic that staying home is so nice. sandhya: i am not one that likes to be in a huge crowd anyway. times square is one of those things you want to go maybe once in a lifetime so now for me would not be that time but if you are vaccinated unmasked and outside -- i don't know. -- and masked and don't know. kristen: i was crazy like that in my 20's. kristen: aren't you glad you did
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it at least -- dan: aren't you glad you did ity at least once? kristen: no. but, having said that, if they keep people further apart, maybe it is your best chance. >> i am not a big new year's eve person anyway but maybe just one time. or maybe not. the cr is getting a lot of snow. here is time what -- here is time-lapse vizio from nevada. -- here is time-lapse video from nevada. our country avalanche warning though -- back country avalanche warning. travel in the sierra is not recommended. great to see the snow because it is fun for people to ski and
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board. and also the snowpack though it is a little tricky. it is a tough drive right now. sandhya: a very tough drive and if you are looking for a small window, it would be tomorrow afternoon or evening but right now, chain controls. it is windy and there is an avalanche warning. winter storm warning for the sierra will be going until tuesday morning. it will be really tough to get up there. it will be really pretty but it is not a good idea right now. >> stay close and watch abc 7. sandhya: agreed. a crackling fire and listening to music. kristen: i have done snow and tahoe at christmas time and it is lovely but it is just the getting there. have you ever seen food on tv and wished you could taste it? now you can.
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here is how it works. you tell the machine what you want to taste like chocolate and a carousel of 10 spray out your request. the creator hopes this will allow people one day to safely explore and teased food from restaurants around the world. what do you think? dan: should i be honest? it seems like the dumbest thing i have ever heard. [laughter] but maybe it would be fun, maybe for kids. >> i feel like we need to apologize to viewers for that video. kristen: would it even satisfy someone's craving? dan: it seems like a novelty. kristen: is it really going to taste like that?
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it is like a scratch and sniff. i don't think it has mass-market appeal. they did say it could work in a remote class for som for example. dan: speaking of tasting your tv, it is tasty thursday. gourmet hummus and tahini made here in the city. we have some food to taste. the founder, elliott is joining us. how did you get your start? >> after years of dissatisfaction with the hummus, i decided to start my own company. i was a financial analyst for three years after college. i made hummus at home and took it to work.
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my coworkers loved it and that is the rest. i googled how to start a food business and here we appear dan: you have -- and here we. dan: you have some unique flavors. what is different about your hummus? >> it is the ingredients and the way we make it. we use fried chickpeas that are soaked overnight. we use fresh and organic lemon juice pressed in oakland. we make our own tahini and everything is homemade in san francisco. we are a small and local company and we go to farmers market. -- farmers markets. dan: you have opened your first brick and mortar location. you have plans to expand? >> i do. if this works, i am from socal,
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my mom has been asking me when i am going to move back and i might surprise her with a location in l.a. dan: hummus might get you home. kristen: i don't know how to pronounce this one, it has carded a been -- c ardamon. >> >> i like taking a and this is the pomegranate one and it has a little -- i like tahini, and this is the pomegranate one. sandhya: the hot curry hummus is great. dan: congratulations.
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we are all sold. kristen: and hummus is super healthy. >> it is incredibly healthy. dan: elliott, the founder of o bour hummus and take any. kristen: hey, angie! you forgot your phone! hey lou! angie forget her phone again? yep. lou! mom said she could save up to $400 on her wireless bill by switching to xfinity internet and mobile. with nationwide 5g at no extra cost. and lou! on the most reliable network, lou! smart kid, bill... [laughs] so true. and now, the moon christmas special... gotta go! get a great offer on xfinity internet, and you'll get 12 times the speed for the same price when you add xfinity mobile. switch today.
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kristen: from highway 24 to city
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streets below, it was carrying diesel fuel which had to be cleaned up. incredibly and luckily, the driver was not hurt. dan: the rain toppled a huge tree in oakland. it happened just after 7:00 this morning on the on ramp from redwood road. crews spent the morning chopping it up. kristen: on the peninsula, recent storms caused significant flooding on highway one. in this video, you can see pooling water near this market. driving conditions are expected to deteriorate as another wave of storms roles in friday morning. dan: we can be fairly certain that there will be more flooding and more downed trees in the days ahead. kristen: be careful. sandhya: if you have plans to travel to the mountains,
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probably not the best idea because it is coming down in the sierra. good news for our snow pack, 4-6 feet of snow up to 12 feet for the higher peaks and the snow will be down to the foothills for the weekend which means major travel delays and difficult travel. same thing for lake county and mendocino county. above 2000 feet, they will see accumulating snow which will feel like winter. not much happening on live doppler seven right now. cooler. you get a break after some morning downpours to get out and about on christmas eve. christmas day, a cold storm coming with the potential of snow through tuesday and even into wednesday with showers. highs only in the 40's. dan: thank you. kristen: hope santa brings a
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trulicity is for type 2 diabetes. it isn't for people with type 1 diabetes. it's not approved for use in children. don't take trulicity if you're allergic to it, you or your family have medullary thyroid cancer, or have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. stop trulicity and call your doctor right away if you have an allergic reaction, a lump or swelling in your neck, severe stomach pain, changes in vision, or diabetic retinopathy. serious side effects may include pancreatitis. taking trulicity with sulfonylurea or insulin raises low blood sugar risk. side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration, and may worsen kidney problems. show your world what's truly inside. ask your doctor about once-weekly trulicity.
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kristen: tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, santa claus is coming to town. at 9:00, a very boy band holiday followed by cma christmas. stay with us for abc 7 news at 11:00. there is not much shopping time but there are still some things you can grab. we have more.
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reporter: the christmas crunch is on. >> i have always been a last-minute shopper and this year with all that has been going on, christmas snuck up. reporter: there are still last-minute deals you can snag without leaving your couch. >> they don't rely on shipping which has been iffy all season. this can be delivered instantaneously to your inbox or to the inbox of your recipient. if cards get the reputation of being generic. reporter: a $50 digital gift card to adidas is just $40 until the end of the year. cap is offering 10% off cards until christmas. if you're looking for something to still get in time for under the tree, bed, bath & beyond is
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offering same-day deliveries until 7:00 for orders over $39 and target will deliver same-day for orders over $9.99 but only if the slot is still available. for some of the biggest deals, even if you order online, you might have to pick them up in store. if you order curbside pickup from ds w, you will get 15% off your entire order and they will have it ready for you in two hours. if you waited this long, some of the retailers have their biggest and best deals right after christmas. kristen: newscast with breaking news, weather and more with our abc 7 bay area app. just search abc 7 bay area and download it now.
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building a better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. the water was rising so rapidlyp that the fire department had to reposition their fire truck because they began to take water. deadly flooding on the peninsula claims the lives of two people after heavy morning rains contribute to the flooding of an underpass. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm a date and i'm dan ashley. you're watching abc 7 news at 5. here on abc 7 hulu live and wherever you stream now the heaviest rains have eased up for most parts of the bay area this evening, but not before creating dangerous and even deadly situations we have tim carjar, ryan curry is on the peninsula where two people were killed after driving through a flooded area and laura anthony is tracking the conditions on the roadways. that's all coming up, but let's begin with abc 7 news meteorologist, sandhya patel for the very latest on the condition sandia. yeah, dan. let's take a look at a picture

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