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good morning, america. it's our sec good morning, america. it's our second hour. nor'easter on the move. that historic winter storm dumping snow up and down the northeast. governors declaring states of emergency. rob marciano timing everything out. and that massive winter storm could mean flooding for communities along the coast. why the position of the moon is making conditions more dangerous. we're breaking it all down. the oregon mom taking on the titans of tech suing meta and snap inc. alleging social media turned her daughter into a violent cell phone addict. what parents need to know about how to protect your kids online now. also this morning, new year, new kanye, the album announcement when fans can
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expect new tracks and will ye bring back those epic listening parties. ♪ first love ♪ the countdown to valentine's day is on, and bring your own bouquet. how to put together the best blooms for your valentine. say diy not to fabulous florals you're sure to fall for. and it's a real scream. letting go of pandemic pressures. meet a group of moms leading the ultimate stress relief revolution, and they're saying -- >> all: good morning, america! >> it's saturday morning, this is gma. >> and good morning, america, it's so great to have you with us for our second hour on a saturday morning. a lot to get to, but we're always excited to have food in the studio. chef rocco dispirito is here and he's ready to layer up the lasagna. there he is, hello. and taking dinner to a new
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level, but we'll have that dinner for breakfast here because that's what we do on saturday mornings. >> and we're hungry. >> always. first to the weather and that monster storm wreaking havoc here on the east coast, tens of millions of americans from virginia to maine facing blizzard conditions with up to 2 feet of snow and 70-mile-per-hour winds. >> it's already whipping wind out there, several governors declaring emergencies as the winter nor'easter is on the move. the conditions making travel nearly impossible. close to 3,500 flights have already been canceled, and amtrak suspended service between new york and boston. we have team coverage all across the northeast this morning, let's go back to rob marciano in boston. rob, good morning once again. >> reporter: good morning, whit. it continues to come down here but we're just getting started. i mean, the peak of this storm is going to be midday through mid afternoon. that's when it's really going to start to come down. we might even have some thunder and light, it is so dynamic. wind is whipping around.
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three, four inches but already starting to see the wavegh go down to places like new jersey, which some spots have already seen over a foot of snow. a half a foot of snow has fallen in long island. this is a fast-moving system. very explosive system so when it does snow it comes down pretty hard and blowing sideways in 30 to 50 to 60-mile-per-hour winds as it slow tracks right up what is traditionally the path for these blockbuster storms, especially for eastern new england. but the snow does end tonight by 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, but the damage will be done by then. 6 to 12 inches east of philly, up through new york city, hartford, connecticut, ask then east of there and through eastern massachusetts, 12 to 24 inches and i think outside of boston and some of the more favored spots south and west, we could very well see 30 plus inches of snow. and the travel dynamics are
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going to be difficult. hopefully it's a saturday, people stay inside because the roads are going to be difficult to keep clear. we'll see drifts, three, four, five feet of snow up against doorways to get out of your house, hunker down, wait till tomorrow and take it slow today. back to you. >> all right, rob, more than 2 feet of snow, that is something to be aware of. thank you so much. all eyes on the weather obviously as we noted, the whipping winds combining with high tides making for a recipe for flooding as well. abc's ike ejiochi is in port washington, new york, with the latest on that part of the story. ike, good morning. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, whit. i'm definitely going to take a lesson from rob and remember to get my eyewear next time because the wind coming right now, it makes this snow that's hitting my face feel like little pieces of sand. right now we're seeing wind gusts of about 40 miles per hour here on long island. what that's doing, it's bringing all this water from the sound, pushing it up onto shore creating issues of coastal flooding all the way down from new jersey all the way up to the new england area around massachusetts affecting
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potentially millions of americans, and right now this wind gust feels like 1 degree right now. what that is going to do, make the snow stick actually a lot faster and make the roads over here very, very slick. now, here on long island, this community should expect up to 14 inches of snow, but they also could see a storm surge of about 4 feet due to that water right now that's being pushed onto shore. one of the main things making the coastal flooding a possibility, believe it or not is actually the position of the moon. high tide happens twice a day in the morning and in the evening and the way the moon is positioned right now, this weekend actually making those conditions for the water a lot worse. so we're seeing this high wind coming right now. you can see it's blowing me back right now trying to make sure i don't fall into the sound here, it's definitely going to threaten these communities, the businesses, boats and small houses here on the water could threaten with potential flooding. guys.
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>> get your footing right. ike, don't fall into the sound. busy out there. thank you so much. we appreciate it. coming up here our sit-down with the oregon mom taking on tech titans in a lawsuit and what parents need to know now about safety on social media. up ahead, it'll make you scream. meet the group of moms leading a stres stress relief revolution. plus, "deals & steals" with sensational savings on saturday skin care. we'll be right back. ♪ i'm gonna get you, get you, get you ♪
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the rapper announcing a sequel album to his grammy nominated "donda." this will be called "donda 2" set to drop next month, ye taking to instagram to share the news writing "donda 2" coming 2/22/22 executive produced by future. no word on if he will host any listening parties for "donda 2" like he did for his original album but fans are hoping for no delays this time around. honestly, if there isn't a delay, i'm going to feel like something is wrong. >> i was just going to say, he set a really specific date, but there are always delays. >> doing this for -- >> the ye delay. >> so if that doesn't happen i don't know if i'll want it. in the news arnold schwarzenegger suiting up for a new role, the governator is taking on the part of zeus the greek god of sky and thunder the actor sharing that photo on sme social media sporting a white beard and gold armor simply writing coming february 2022.
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a lot is happening in february. now, the caption is the thing, we're not exactly sure what it is, it is a movie, a series and the internet is also unsure but our "pop news" department did a little digging and arnold does not appear to be connected to a movie or series with the role of zeus, so our best guess is that this is a super bowl ad which, of course, you know the big game is set for sunday, february 13th and i love the ads like i love watching the commercials and love football -- >> i love our "pop news" department -- >> i was going to say. >> our research department looked into this and we de- toouze urs g h on the internet which is wordle. the free online word game where players have six tries to guess a five-letter word has officially taken over. many people are sharing strategies about how to win, and we wanted to share them with you. now, first off, you want to make sure you're using common letters in your first guesses, the most common letters in the english
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language if you didn't know are e, it, a, io, n, s, h, and r. accord to linguist some the best words to start the game include irate, tears, earns and stare. one engineer went as far to write a algorithm that searched source material and revealed your best starting word should be "later." if you're a die-hard fan that wants to play more than once a day a duke university student has created a website archiving previous wordle puzzles allowing players access to the dozens of puzzles they missed so happy solving. i know that was a lot. >> dead serious about this. >> they are. >> i never played before. i played yesterday for the first time. i tried all those tips. they did not work. but i'm going to try again today to see what happens. >> that's the thing. i can't play because i'll get addicted. >> there is no way you can because you can only play once a day. >> why is everybody always
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>> multiple games. >> hey, megan, good to have you again. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. appreciate it. do want to turn to our "gma" cover story this morning, teens nationwide flock to instagram and snapchat, but one oregon mom a is alleging they caused her daughter intense emotional harm. now she's suing the tech titans bli behind the platforms. both companies insist they have mechanisms in place to protect children and teens. shah has the story. >> reporter: is this morning an oregon pore is suing meta, the parent company of instagram and facebook and snap inc., the parent company of snapchat alleging the products made her daughter face emotional distress, diagnosed mental health conditions, pain and sufr suffering and reputational harm. with the help of the social media victims law center she's now urging the social media platforms to take responsibility
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for creating a safe digital environment for children and youth. >> plus, she was very outgoing and she was happy. she loved playing sports. volleyball. track. >> reporter: brittany doffing states in the lawsuit she gave her daughter a smartphone on her 14th birthday. and shortly after she claims her daughter began engaging in diktive and problematic use of instagram and snapchat. >> any time i tried to take it away she gets physical with me. >> reporter: the lawsuit alleges after her use of the platform, she developed an'sing disorder and engaged in periodic crash diets. had been messaged and solicited for sexual exploitive content and has been hospitalized twice for psychiatric episodes triggered by the mom's attempts to take away her access to the social media sites. >> what exactly is it that you want these social media companies to do? >> i want them to make a safer product that can be regulated. there should be more information about seeking, you know, suicide hotlines and self-help hotlines. >> they don't have the reasoning
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capability adults do but yet are being targeted in this manner when they're incredibly vulnerab vulnerable. up. >> brittany says she tried to take as much responsibility as she could, warning her about the dangers of social media and sending her to therapy, but she says companies must take more responsibility. >> really up to these big tech companies to make sure they're regulating it for the parent's safety that can't always be there to monitor the child. >> reporter: a snap spokesperson told abc news, snapchat helps people communicate with their real friends. we work closely with many mental health organizations to provide in-app tools and resourcers for snapchaters as part of our ongoing work to keep our community safe. mark zuckerberg has previously responded to criticism that business models are often built around maximizing user engagement saying that's just not true. i've spent a lot of time reflecting on the kinds of experiences i want my kids and others to have online and it's very important to me that everything we buil of soal
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effects but also stress parents >> long-term effects from social media, overexposure to social media and overexposure to criticisms on these social media platforms can affect them in numerous ways. they should also be able to talk about balance with their child. >> reporter: facebook has previously said that they work day and night to address any kind of harm by creating systems and policies that will do so. like, for example, if you were on their site and you see a post relating to body image issues or eating disorders, a pop-up will appear offering to connect you with an expert, facebook has also said they do not allow any posts about suicide or self-harm. they have removed certain hashtags completely and also options for things like break reminders, whit. >> zohreen, such a struggle for parents to keep up with all of
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this. what else can they do to protect their kids who use these platforms? >> reporter: the best thing parents can do or tell their kids to do is report harmful content and that way action can be taken. guys. >> all right, zohreen shah, thank you very much. all right, important conversation. well now to a stress relief pressures in the process.nmi check this out. >> deep breath in. >> reporter: ever feel so frustrated you just want to scream? for this group of moms that urge was too strong to fight. >> i was having repetitive conversations with moms about the overload of that and overwhelm of that and nowhere to cope. nowhere to release what they were feeling so, so prominently in their bodies every day. >> reporter: frustrated by the
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pressures of parenting in an ongoing pandemic, therapist sara harman began organizing collective scream events to help mothers let out their frustrations. >> parenting young children under normal circumstances is a lot and pandemic parenting has just been wild. >> it was a no-brainer to show up and scream into the wind at no one in particular but let out all the feelings that i had been carrying and be able to feel supported by all of the women that were there even if i didn't know them. >> reporter: these moms are not alone. a national poll found that 71% of parents report increased stress levels compared to before the pandemic. >> it has absolutely raised the anxiety level for moms, they are stressed all of the time. they feel like they cannot get relief. >> reporter: experts say moms feeling overwhelmed could be benefitted from the sense of community and the release of
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endorphins. >> this allowed them to just do something that was a total release for a few minutes and reset themselves. >> reporter: as for the group of moms who let out that collective roar they say there was relief in joining forces. >> to be with moms and allow for our feelings to be expressed is so healing. to release and to let the body intuitively let go of some of what we've been holding for the past two years. if >> reporter: look, as parents here, we were all just saying we would like to get our screams out so we may have to start one of those group. >> not good for the microphone here. >> it is nice to scream with other people. at least you're not alone. >> exactly. >> and not screaming at your family so let it out. now to someone we love to scream with, to boston. >> or at. >> or at. >> sometimes. >> a check of the weather with rob. >> reporter: good morning. again, scream at the top of your lungs if you are a snow lover because it is coming. what is it, ten minutes ago we
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were talking and the footprints that i implanted here, completely zamboni'd from the snow and the wind. hamptons, eastern long island already ten plus inches of snow there. this is what it looks like in southampton, very tony area. only going to get more gnarly as the day goes. winds gusting 20 to 50 miles an hour, and then once this clears out, more cold air coming in. it's going to feel like minus 6 tomorrow morning in boston, minus 3 in new york, and that's with snow drifts 2, 3 feet high. look all the way down in the south, miami and orlando, 30 degree windchills.
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this runs from on :00 to 4:00 p.m. the clinic is open tomorrow and weekend through february 20. the forecast. >> after a cold start, another spring-like afternoon on the way. 48 in the city. 45 in oakland, 40 mountain view, 36 santa clara. it is awfully cold in the north bay. mid- to upper-60's today. >> thank you and thanks for joining us. the news continues with gma. see you at 9:00. new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy to get going with the ready. set. save. sale. get started with fast and reliable internet and voice
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welcome back on this saturday morning and we know you welcome back on this saturday morning and we know you love watching "gma" at home, right? so that's great and we do appreciate that but you can take us on the go seven days a week with our brand-new podcast. >> just scan the qr code on your screen now to download "good morning america" on apple podcasts or search "good morning america" on your favorite podcast app. >> still keep watching, though, if there's a tv. >> double dose if you will. >> yep. time now for -- [ air horn ] >> boom, boom, "binge this." grab a blanket. get cozy on the couch because there is so much to add to your weekend watch list. here to break it all down, jeremy parsons, the senior correspondent for "people the tv
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show!" . i was saying i love any time that you are here with us. we know that it's janet, miss jackson. >> oh, yeah. >> if you remember dan harris saying, miss jackson, but a new documentary is telling us all. >> thank you so much for having me. always a pleasure to be here. "janet," lifetime documentary. this isn't a bombshell documentary but the interesting thing is we're hearing from janet herself about some of the things, the highlights of her life and career, the drama and things she's been through from her perspective. revelations about that halftime show with justin timberlake. what really happened? their conversation, janet and her relationship with her brother michael jackson and how they drifted during the "thriller" era, how the media according to her made him look like a freak as she puts it and takes issue with that and opens up about her marriage to james debarge, how it fell apart according to her because of his drug use. so for fans, it's interesting here because she's taking us through her life and the events of her life from her
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perspective. >> for someone generally pretty private, this seems fascinating, jeremy. we're also revving up for that time machine. what's the new period drama that's getting so much buzz? >> it's getting a lot of buzz not only everywhere but also at my house. me and my wife are so pumped for "the gilded age" on hbo max. new york city, late 1800s, think "downton abbey" in new york, old money, high society from the creator of "downton abbey." julian fellowes. you keend kind of get an idea of how it's going to feel. infiltrating a neighboring clan dominated by a ruthless railroad tycoon and his family, oh, my gosh. lots of drama, love the costuming and it's a period piece. interesting cast put together here as well. christine baranski, cynthia nixon, nathan lane and huge ensemble so "the gilded age," like you said, get that blanket, get a little coffee or tea and enjoy. >> these two had very different
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faces. whit is intrigued and eva's like i'm not sure, i'm not sure. >> come on, give it a chance. >> maybe a brandy instead of a tea. >> a little brandy, yeah, yeah. >> eva, your take? >> we'll see. [ laughter ] >> all right. >> it's cold outside. >> it is. lisa ling has a craving for some take-out. tell us about that, jeremy. >> it's actually called "take out with lisa ling." it's on hbo max. lisa, accomplished award winning journalist exploring asian food in america from louisiana to orange county and everything in between. really spotlighting the contributions asian americans have made in the culinary scene in the u.s. and sharing personal stories from herself and community along the way here. she's been doing a lot of press on "the view" earlier this week and told stories how her grandfather emigrated. went to nyu but still couldn't get a job and opened up a chinese restaurant so she really kind of opens up a conversation about how restaurants have become a path for immigrants to pursue the american dream.
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lots of great stories, lots of great food. "take out with lisa ling" is on hbo max. good docu-series for you. >> that looks really cool. jeremy, this was a fantastic "binge." we always love having you. catch "people (the tv show!)" on, and pick up this week's issue of people on newsstands natio >> might as well watch tv. coming up, tory johnson is back with more megadeals on saturday skin care. how you n t tpeuqt for your valentine. we all have to remember to get our valentine something. >> there you go. >> this is your reminder. we'll be right back. your doctor gives you a prescription. “let's get you on some antibiotics right away.” we could bring it right to your door. with 1 to 2 day delivery from your local cvs. or same day if you need it sooner. but aren't you glad you can also just swing by
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it's a saturday. a snow day. haven't had one in over a month. haven't had a storm like this likely since we were here seven years ago almost to the day back in 2015. this is likely going to be a top ten storm for the boston area. not just inland but coastal impacts and fresh video coming out of weymouth, high tide happening a few minutes ago, they had a storm surge of over 3 feet, so some of the roadways there and neighborhoods getting flooded. and we'll see another high tide cycle later on tonight. that's part of the coastal threat with waves 15 to 20 feet high and homes that are precariously perched on some of the cliffs there. snow totals so far, these numbers will go up, over a foot in atlantic city, nearly that in forked river and bridgeport, connecticut, a half a foot and counting. i think this storm overall is going to over perform -- excuse me. my mouth is freezing. so i'm just goi
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i feel for rob. i know what it's like to not be able to talk in the cold. we've all done it. >> even with the beard. >> at least we can feel for him because he can't feel his mouth. >> exactly. >> now it's time to bring your own bouquet. the countdown to valentine's day is on and this morning everything is coming up roses because we are saying di why not to putting together our very own blossom bundles. anna is a florist with hundreds of thousands of followers on tiktok. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so i guess let's start with what is in bloom right now? >> so right now a few of my
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favorite things are hydrangeas, roses and lilies, flowers you can get at any grocery store right now and what i really love about them is you can get a variety of colors and customize your arrangement and they all have amazing vase life. >> we've got those in front of us now. i'm sorry. we've got those in front of us so our viewers can see and you're going to put us to work, and we're trying our hand at makes these bouquets. how do you get them in tiptop shape? >> so, the first thing you'll want to do is focus on picking out good blooms. one great tip with roses, when you're picking them out, you're going to want to squeeze the base of your bloom, if it's hard, it's fresh, it's going to last ha lot longer. if it's really soft, it's a little bit older and is not going to last quite as long. another great thing to do is use lilies that are closed. that way you can watch them bloom and when picking out hydrangeas, make sure there's no brown spots or any wilting to get started. once you have your blooms and pick the perfect ones you'll start prepping them. for your roses you will take off all your leaves. this is going to keep any
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bacteria out of the water and remove your guard petals, they are these coarser, smaller petals. so take those off. you don't need them anymore. same thing for your lilies, go ahead and remove any of the extra leaves. and then hydrangeas are so thirsty. you want to make sure you remove all of their leaves as well. once you've done that. you will be all ready to start building. >> then comes the fun part. the arranging, what is the best way to arrange flowers because i feel like i'm not that great at it. >> so i love to create. a hand tied design. so what you're going to do is you're going to start with one hydrangea, and we're just going to layer in your other blooms. so add in a lily, i like to add my roses in two at a time, so add in a couple of those, and then one more hydrangea, and we're just going to keep layering. so go ahead and add in your next lily. two more of those roses. >> i broke apart and they're showing me.
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>> and then so you should have three hydrangeas for this and add in the last one, your last lily and then you're going to add in two more of your roses, and you should have a very nice, well-rounded arrangement. and now what you're going to want to do is you're going to want to take your floral tape, and you're going to want to tie it. this is really going to make sure that when you change your water and taking care of your arrangement it's easy to do so so this floral tape is heat activated by your hand so may not feel sticky but as you pull it around, it's really going to start to stick. >> wow. okay, let's put the petal to the metal. i didn't write this. with the rapid-fire round. first off, a question i always have about flowers. how often should you change the water? >> so this is actually the most important thing, change your water every other day and when you do that make sure you retrim your stems, and you also add a little fresh flower food to your base. >> what can you feed your flowers? anything from your own pantry?
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>> yes, so a great diy is actually to add a scoop of sugar to your water. it gives your flowers like a sugar rush and really keeps them nice and perky. so should we put the whole packet of that flower food in the a third of the packet that comes with the flowers. that way you have plenty to last you every time you change the water. >> i think i'm going to leave this one to the professionals. >> i think your flowers look lovely. >> thanks, anna. check out her tips on tiktok at anna the florist. >> coming up here on layering up the lasagna, food, we'll be right back.
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we are back on "gma." perfect winter weekend for some comfort food, right? we are layering up the lasagna this morning, chef rocco dispirito is warming us up as well and joins us from the 18th
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annual sun, wine and food festival in connecticut. rocco, good morning. it's great to have you. >> good morning, what's going on, guys? i have a lasagna ready for you. i understand you have one in the studio. >> yeah, we got it right here. and this is a duck lasagna, tell us about why the duck and the ingredients we need to get started. >> well, you know, it's the 18th year for mohican sun. i wanted to do something super special. duck is a special occasion lasagna even in italy where it's pretty common and you make it the same way you'd make any lasagna bolognese. a white sauce that's made with cheese and milk and a red sauce that's made with the meat. i start with the red sauce at the bottom of the pan, do that because i'm using what's called a no boil lasagna and you just layer it like you would any other lasagna, white sauce, red sauce and in this case i'm using myataki mushrooms which are really good mushrooms that are available locally now.
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those are most commonly used in chinese and japanese dishes. what is the advantage of using them here in this lasagna? >> you know, like all great ingredients, the advantage is flavor, tastes really, really good and available local which is awesome and they're no longer like this exotic mushroom you have to go far and wide for. i'm just layering it white sauce, red sauce, mushroom, another layer of pasta, you bake it for about 40 minutes. >> talking about those layers, you said that you start with a layer of your red sauce, your ragout at the bottom of the pan. why is that? yes, so i'm usiing -- these are no boil lasagna sheets. if you don't want to go through the trouble of boiling the noodles, you can use these no boil, but they do need moisture on top and on bottom. that's a great way to do it, use the sauces to provide the moisture that they need.
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all day. >> whit, you're anchoring "world news tonight." >> stay in the know on the abc news website, and download the abc news app. we'll be right back here tomorrow. have a great weekend, everybody. >> stay warm and stay safe. >> abc 7 mornings, all-news. approaching in the bay area community is getting way to celebrate an empty storefront at san francisco center here. you can see the famous golden dragon, more than 200 feet long and carried by more than 100 men and women. some of the iconic cable cars
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are also decorated for the occasion. the lunar new year begins this tuesday, february 1, and the san francisco parade is february 19. chase center will be home to another lunar new year celebration tonight. last night, a large crowd turned out for live performances with a dj, food tastings, and entertainment. the warriors plan another celebration after tonight's game against the brooklyn nets. to kick off the lunar new year, the annual flower market fair returns to san francisco's chinatown today. the event takes over 11 blocks of chinatown with more than 100 balloons, candies, flowers and fruits. there also be a mini parade at st. mary's square and it runs from 10:00 to 6:00 today at 9:00 to 6:00 tomorrow. lisa, check of the weather. lisa: getting nice. we were out there when it was cold, but as you look at alcatraz, a reminder to be good, it looks nice out there. the winds are light and a little
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hazy. 48 in san francisco. 40 in mountain view and 30's in the inland valleys. a little hazy from this vantage point. 37 santa rosa. we recover nicely. a chilly start with mid-60's today. liz: next, a sea of red, 49er faithful down in a lake, making a lot of noise ahead of tomorrow's nfc championship against the rams. tickets could pedroia record. abc 7 news at 9:00 a.m. is next.
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