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my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locafor pg&e.rk fieldman most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. breaking news in the aftermath just your typical friday evening. it is 104 degrees in san rafael. 103 in vallejo and 110 in concord and 108 in livermore.
this is what it is right now. the only place in the bay area not at triple digits is at the coastline. san francisco is 94 and the heat warning continues to the weekend for all of the pay area. breaking news in the aftermath of hurricane harvey. a fire at a chemical plant has broken out. sending a cloud of black smoke. it stores compounds that need to be refrigerated it lost power because of the flooding. people in beaumont texas are desperate for drinking water and they lined up for miles to get bottled water after the town run dry. the voters on the pumping station shorted out when the river spilled the banks. and houston, a man-made
flood emergency. police are asking people to evacuate as they release water from the reservoir.>> i simply do not feel comfortable. this can last for the next 10 or 15 days.>> tomorrow trump will travel to texas and louisiana to meet with victims and survey the damage. the warriors had steph curry stepping up for the flood relief. a three-pointer challenge and a pledge to donate $1000 for the 18 shots that he made. he matched that amount and it donated another $100,000. police are looking for a woman suspected of opposing as a nurse. cameras snapped his dish these photos. she put on a uniform and snuck into a residence from and took money.
the village is working with police to track her down. the school year is beginning but the parents are struggling to find a place for their kids after a surprise shutdown. the nursery school has operated for more than 50 years. competition for space is at other schools is fierce.>> it is not fair for the kids. >> reporter: vikki said it could not come at a worst time. the preschool announced it is closing after 57 years.>> we were notified on wednesday and orientation was on thursday.>> it is shutting down because of the staff boss and financial difficulties. that is left 50 families scrambling.>> the city is competitive for preschools and schools in general. a lot of the schools already
started two weeks before. >> the church went looking for it tenant for the space initially not for financial reason but because we were concerned about the availability of affordable childcare.>> not having a tenant is a difficulty for the congregation.>> he is hoping another preschool will set up shop in the state. parents will be working this labor day weekend searching for a place to welcome her kid.>> and literally called 8 schools.>> she found a spot and we made several attempts to contact the owner but they did not respond. kpix 5 . at 6:00, the story between wine dish behind a high-
you're looking live in napa... where some vineyards are changing their schedules for harvesting grapes. instead of pic a hot day in wine country where vineyards are changing their schedule. workers will work at night and early morning hours to avoid heat.>> primary concern is for the farmworkers. we cannot do it without them. it is cooler and less traffic on the road. it is easier as far as being able to pick grapes.>> it gets them to the winery in a cooler state which can meet better -- mean better sugars.>> that is wine terminology.
september 1, 2017 and a lot of folks will remember that in history. it may not be this hot for decades.>> reporter: this is the hottest day in our lifetime. 106 in the city. shattering the old record by 3 degrees. that is hard to do. talked about livermore. you did not get close. the all-time record was 115 and you peaked at 109. it is not the record. santa rosa is 107 in concord is 110. oakland is above triple digits and mother nature is helping out. the winds have turned on sure with dish on sure but the east wind is dragging in the smoke and hot air from the central valley is when we were hot. look at the overnight low. 72 will be the low in the layout. that is warm.
80 in livermore and only dropping to 70 in san francisco. part of the reason why is tomorrow will be hot dish hotter than today. we use the same color and shape. this one is strong. in the perfect spot to pull out the wind from the central valley. the ridge hangs out tomorrow and begins to move on sunday. this is wonderful. as soon as monday comes, the ridge is far enough away and it changes the wind direction and drops by 30 degrees. back to normal as soon as monday. saturday is 116 in livermore took an all-time record. antioch is 115 and morgan hill is 110. it will be crazy hot but 10
degrees cooler near the water. not as hot in san francisco or anywhere along the shore. inland it will be hotter by 3 to 5 degrees and sunday everybody cools down and by monday everybody is back to average. this is not average. concord is 112 and san jose is 106 and redwood sitter -- redwood city is one of five. 97 in san francisco and not that is 110. everybody is cooler on sunday and no one is hitting 100. by next week, highs will be below average with inland cities barely getting out of the saturday -- 70s. that is your forecast. we will be back.
my name is valerie decker and i'm a troubleman for pg&e. i am a first responder to emergencies 24 hours a day, everyday of the year. my children and my family are on my mind when i'm working all the time. my neighbors are here, my friends and family live here, so it's important for me to respond as quickly as possible and get the power back on. it's an amazing feeling turning those lights back on. be informed about outages in your area. sign up for outage alerts at pge.com/outagealerts. together, we're building a better california.
beat the heat: ice! the bear got his own pile of ice n as the te a pair at the san francisco zoo got a special treat to beat the heat. a pile of ice. it has to feel great. he got his own pile of ice. an all-time high was 106.>> he could be saying -- thank you for watching tonight at 5 pm. back in 30 minutes and update you on the temperatures around the bag. see you then. captioning sponsored by cbs
>> a new fire at the flood damaged chemical plants in texas. >> this area is now becoming increasingly dangerous. >> the floodwaters recede and the devastation is revealed. >> this place looks like a battle zone. >> homes and lives are shattered one week after harvey. ness much victims like for a place to live. rescue teams still searching for victims and victims look for a place to live. also tonight, a judge reduces the charges against penn state fraternity members in the hazing death of tim piazza. >> there's no winners here. we're not high-fivin' today. >> morgan: a detective manhandles a nurse after she follows hospital policy and the