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area, it is dry now but don't get used to it. with this new month comes a new round of rain. when those fist drops will start to fall. plus hazard pay for heros. how some bay area grocery workers could be compensated for putting their health as risk. and this morning moms are packing up their kid's lunches once again. the santa clara county school district headed back to class. good morning everyone. it is monday february 1st. i'm michelle. >> and i'm lynn. good morning to you. that beautiful weekend was short lived. lets get to the return of the rain in parts of the bay area. >> yeah, good morning to you. tracking our next storm system it is a cold front that will be pushing across the region. our storm timeline we are looking at the rain and wind arriving first for the north bay this afternoon. that cold front moves across the rest of the bay area. the south bay will be the last to cash in on that rain as you are looking at that rain and
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wind arriving by tonight. so lets show you as we look to the south bay in san jose right now, currently in san jose it is 48 degrees. mid to upper 40s to low 50s at this hour. as we take you hour by hour and you can see on future cast that rain arriving as we look to the north bay first. that cold front will move north to south so there we go with the heaviest rain and the strongest winds with the actual front. this is at 3:00 p.m. as we stop the clock again at 7:00 p.m. that is when that rain moves across the rest of the bay area and by 10:00, 11:00 p.m. that rain across the south bay. we are looking at any from a quarter to 3/4 of an inch of rain with this system. so some beneficial rainfall. let's check in for a look at traffic and its slow going through the south bay this morning. >> yes, it is. lets say good morning to san jose. brake lights northbound 101 as you work your way from that 286, 80 connecter northbound. that is where the bullock of those delays are.
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we do have some police activity. that is adding to a bit of a busy ride. south of there one of our super commuter routes things are getting a little busier here as well. we are tracking some slower speeds. taking a look at traffic elsewhere, our other slow spot is the ride into the altamont. we have a crash westbound 580 right at 980 blocking the left lane. a live look at a safe way in oakland. it is one of the stores that would be covered under a new proposal to provide grocery workers with extra cash during the pandemic. lawmakers are proposing mandatory hazard pay. both are look at adding $5 an hour in pay. supporters say the extra money
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could bring peace for -- peace of mind for workers who run the risk of exposure from customers who could be infected. >> if they get sick or a loved one gets sick they have a little bit of extra money to pay the bills. >> numbers don't lie. they are making a lot of profit. it goes beyond just saying thank you. thank you will not feed these grocery workers. >> the city councils in both oakland and san jose will discuss the proposals tomorrow. if passed the ordinances would take effect immediately and stay enforced till the end of the pandemic. taking a look at the john hopkins covid-19 dash board. the u.s. is seeing more than 26 million cases. the number of americans hospitalized with the coronavirus fell below 100,000 this weekend for the first time in almost two months. january has proven to be the deadliest month. >> we can't take our foot off the brake too quickly in terms of the things that people are doing like wearing masks and
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being more vigilant. that is what is bringing down infection rates across the country right now. >> the number of california patients hospitalized with covid-19 has fallen below 15,000 for the first time since mid december. the state reporting nearly 19,000 new cases and 481 more deaths. so far just under 3.5 million vaccine doses have been administered. new numbers show the covid-19 outbreak in l.a. county may be levelling off. public health officials reported less than 6,000 new cases on sunday. also about 5400 people are now in the hospital. a drop of 26% from two weeks before. looking live now at two bay area airports. starting tomorrow the tsa will begin enforcing president biden's mask man date for passengers. the order applies to any form of public transportation including planes, trains, buses, boats, subways, taxis and ride shares.
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that order goes into effect at midnight. >> if we do this as americans the experts say by wearing a mask from now until april, we save more than 50,000 lives. >> i don't see a big problem because its been in place already. every plane you have been on for the past six weeks they must tell you ten times keep your mask on. make sure you wear it properly. >> the cdc says masks must cover the mouth and nose. they have agreed to deliver 9 million additional doses of their vaccine to europe. now they have reportedly expanded their manufacturing capacity in europe. developing this morning the bbb has a new warning. hold off on posting yourself few with your coronavirus vaccine card. the agency advises people to
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avoid sharing photos of the cards online because they contain personal information. scammers have been caught selling fake vaccination cards online in the u.k. the bbb said its only a matter of time before that starts in the u.s. some people this california are getting creative as they try to secure a vaccination. they say they encountered conflict information about how to get a shot either for themselves or their relatives. but then they took matters into their own hands and managed to arrange vaccinations using various strategies. from those who got through the top three tips are call your health care provider early in the morning, e-mail your primary care doctor and show up for your regularly scheduled appointments because you just never know if left over doses might be available. >> he said you might be able too get a vaccine for him today. i'm like today? great.
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>> [ indiscernible ] >> doses can sometime come fran unexpected surplus or from people not showing up for appointments. we are trying to help, too. just go to for our comprehensive guide on how to sign up in your county. happening today, students are heading pack to the classroom in los gatos. elementary school students and 6th graders will start returning to campus in stages. the next group will arrive next monday. the school district has not set a date for middle and high school students to return. as for teachers and staff 65 of them were vaccinated last week with their first dose at good samaritan hospital in san jose even though they weren't next in line. the hospital's ceo apologized but the superintendent is defending the decision. he says the district believed the hospital was given the green light to vaccinate educators. today the oakland unified
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school district will be hosting an information session at 5:30. this is just one of many information and lipsing sessions held for students and families. uc berkeley is warning that student covid cases are surging and that includes students who live in campus housing. on saturday 44 people tested positive. in an advisory about the surge the university said they need to quarantine more students exposed to the virus. since august 30th uc berkeley has seen over 540 positive cases. taking a live look at san francisco. starting today another crisis response team is hitting the streets in the mission and castro districts. the goal is to help reduce need of police to respond to non-violent calls related to mental health and addiction. the city's first street crisis deep was formed back in
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november. the average response time was 12 minutes. response to the findings san francisco mayor tweeted while its an improvement to have these teens deep -- teams responding to these types of calls, we need to continue improving services and calls as well as strengthen our calls. time now is 6:09. a literal reopening roller coaster. next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area the first california theme park getting the green light to welcome back guests. good monday morning to you. tracking our next weather system. a cold front to push across the region that will bring increasing rain and wind back to the bay area. and as we take a look at the
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time is now 6:13. great america has announced it will reopen with limited capacity on may 22nd making it the first theme park in the state to set a reopening date. new safety measures will require guests to plan visits in advance with the park's mobile app and pass health screenings and temperature checks before entering. they said in a statement quote we continue to monitor state good lines and work with industry and government officials to ensure our reopening plan meets all required health and safety regulations. now guests will be required to wear face coverings and wash their hands every 20 minutes. repairing the damage is
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expected to cost upwards of $200 million. once the park reopens it will be open 24/7 but starting on february 8th you will need a reservation to get in. bay area water falls are putting on a show. >> they are attracting a lot of people including our very own mary lee who went out this weekend to catch a glimpse of some in the santa cruz mountains. this morning she is taking us along. >> here at the canyon county park the water falls are flowing due to our recent rain. the river dropped about 7 to 10 inches of rain over the santa cruz mountains. we are on the eastern side of the santa cruz mountains. you can see all of the rushing water falls. it looks amazing out here. i did speak to the park rangers. they said even with all this rain they did not see any mudslides. if you would like check to check out the park and water fall,
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reservations are required. back to you. >> those water falls won't be dying down anytime soon with even more rain on the way, huh? >> oh, yeah. looking at our next weather system that will bring the return of the rain back to the bay area as we look to later on today. so we are talking about increasing rain and wind with this next storm. nothing like what we saw last week with the atmospheric river. one of my favorite places to hike and those water falls are just amazing. hopefully you will get a chance to check it out. by the way reservations are required if you do head out to the park. our live look with our tower camera and you can see we are looking at those clouds. our temperatures are in the 40s and 50s as we start off our day. now let's show you what to
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expect this afternoon. upper 50s, low 60s around the bay. mid 60s inland this afternoon. the storm timeline looking at the rain and wind arriving first for the north bay this afternoon. that cold front moves across the rest of the bay area by this evening. the south bay you will be the last to catch in on that rain moving in by tonight. that cold front that will be moving across the region. it will bring some heavy rain at times as it moves through. taking you hour by hour on future cast, here we are at 10:00 a.m. dry for the most part by late morning. you can see the rain pushing in first for the north bay. you can see those yellow and orange colors really indicating that cold front moving across our region. 7:00 p.m. is when the rain will arrive so this evening for the rest of the bay area. by 10:00, 11:00 p.m. you can see
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the rain for the south bay. tomorrow morning we are looking at some scattered showers for tomorrow. then as we head through the rest of your afternoon for your tuesday looking at a few more showers possible. rainfall amounts anywhere from a quarter to 3/4 of an inch of rain. some spots about an inch of rain with this system. we are looking at the winds kicking up. winds gusting up to 30 to 40 miles per hour with this storm system. then easing as we head through tuesday morning there. a lot of snow up in the sierra. we are talk about 1 to 2 feet of more snow up in the sierra. a winter weather advisory in effect and a winter storm warning for the west slopes of the sierra. our sunrise by the way at 7:13. our sunset at 5:33. checking day time highs looking at 58 in pacific can. 60 in san francisco. 62 in oakland. for our inland locations 64 for san jose, liver more and for concord and fairfield this afternoon. there we go with that extended
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forecast. again increasing rain and wind this afternoon and especially by this evening. we will start to dry things out with high pressure building in. we will seer had sunshine by the end of the workweek. that is your look at weather. . we are starting to see a few brake lights forming. you can see that in our live shot there. those lights were turned on about 10 or 15 minutes ago. we see more and more cars hit the roadway. more volume that will likely increase were the next few minutes. we had an earlier trouble spot westbound 580 right at 980. everything cleared out of the left lane. you see traffic moving at the limit now through there. a new crash just popping in. this is right at the maze westbound 0. we have a -- trouble spot there block at least one lane. we have a back upcoming off the
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east shore freeway heading towards the bay bridge. not seeing any brake lights on the upper deck. we have a slow ride as you head into the altamont pass for super commuters. if you are headed out of tracey starting right around mountain house is where the brake lights begin. you will see some slow and go conditions past north glen as well. if you are trying to get on to the dublin interchange things are moving day both directions north and southbound. looking a lot better in the south bay as well. northbound 101 we had a slow and go ride. some police activity reported there. you are back at the limit as you work your way through san jose. south of there things are improving as well. the delays have shifted. slight delays northbound 101 right around east dunn avenue heading out of morgan hill. take a look at traffic on 37 westbound. 26 minutes now is your travel time from 80 over towards 101. happening today the city of oakland will start enforcing
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residential parking permits again. enforcement was suspended nearly a year ago in march. it is now coming back to 17 residential areas to free up spaces this busy areas. through the month of february drivers will get one warning for parking without a permit. after that drivers could face fines. your 49ers fix to get you through the off season now just a click away. that is next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area.
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right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, coronavirus variants spreading across the u.s. bringing an alarming new concern. the medical company now pushing for emergency vaccine use this morning. plus getting back to our grocery store workers putting their lives at risk. a proposal to up their pay. god morning to you. >> sad -- the clouds are back. the bay area already bracing for another round of rain this morning. let's get over the metrologist mary lee. hopefully it won't be anything
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like last week. >> we won't see flooding rains like we did last week with our atmospheric river. it is a cold front to push across the region. our storm timeline, the rain and wind will arrive for the first for the north bay. south bay you will see that rain by tonight. you can see here we are at 3:00 in the afternoon. you see that rain pushing across the north bay first. here we are at 7:00 p.m. there we go as that cold front pushes across the rest of the bay area and the south baby 10:00, 11:00 p.m. you will see that rain. we will see gusts up to about 30 to 40 miles per hour with this cold front pushing through. lets check in for a look at
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traffic. the metering lights are on at the big bridge this morning. >> yeah, they were turned on about 30 minutes ago. overall it is looking better across the upper deck into san francisco. if you are headed that way coming off the east shore freeway we have an accident westbound 80 right before the 580 connecter there. it is not blocking any lanes but causing a bit of a back up now. at least through emoryville. keep that in mind if you are taking 80 this morning. westbound 580 it is the usual stuff. 44 minutes now to go from 20 a over towards 680. we are tracking a few brake lights making that connecter on to the dublin interchange. things getting busy on the san mateo bridge. to the coronavirus. the universe they of washington's health department projects close to 120,000 additional americans could die
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from covid-19 within the next two months. partly because of new variants. and since some variants spread fast, the numbers could be even worse. >> just going to the grocery store, to work or to work could become more dangerous. >> the cdc reports more than 1 million covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the u.s. so far. this week johnson & johnson could ask the fda for emergency authorization for its new single shot vaccine. if approved it would likely roll out in march. its vaccine has shown? studies to be 85% effective at preventing severe covid illness let lets go live to the white house right now. >> lets go live now to wall street. opening bell just ringing
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moments ago. the market needs a rebound after its worst week since october. during the pan emic many of us have relied on grocery store work you -- workers to get us through. >> when everything was locked down grocery stores like safe way or whole foods had to remain open their doors to allow people in. now they are looking to give grocery store workers hazard pay in oakland and san jose. that would be five extra dollars an hour. while they have to show up everyday for work, those working
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conditions aren't always safe. you can see two women walking around the store without masks. the employee said they are were asked don't put them on but they refused and kept shopping. the local labor union said its situations like these that put workers at risk, an increased risk and that companies that they work for should pay accordingly. >> the numbers don't lie. they are making a lot of profit. it goes beyond saying thank you. thank you will not feed these grocery workers. >> oakland's ordinance would impact retailers with 500 workers in the u.s. or more. san jose would actually affect grocery establishments with at least 300 employees nationwide. so for example safe way would fall under that category or some of the other larger markets. now this is expected to be discussed at city council meetings in both cities on
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tuesday. sfit -- it is passed it would go into effect immediately. some are not happy about this because this means that he will have to pass that cost along to the consumer. back to you. today president biden will meet with gop senators. they are working on a counter proposal to the covid relief package which is roughly one-third in size of the president's plan. among the key differences in the gop plan stimulus checks would provide $1,000 instead of $1,400. . >> i support passing covid relief with support from republicans if we can get it but the covid relief has to pass. there is no ifs s and or buts. >> for the latest news download
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our app a live look at capitol hill. former president donald trump has secured a new legal team. they are pennsylvania prosecutor bruce caster jr. and alabama based david. he also represented roger stone and was preparing to defend jeffrey epstein on federal sex trafficking charges before epstein's jailhouse suicide. cnn reports one point of friction with trump's previous team has been his insistence that they present his claims of election fraud as a defense rather than focussing on the legality of convicting an ex-president. a newly elected georgia congresswoman is now facing growing outrage. democratic colleagues are angry at her for backing a conspiracy
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theory involving the campfire. she speculated in a now deleted facebook post that the fire in put county which killed 85 people was sparked by a quote jewish space laser. the blaze that levelled the town was traced to pg&e electrical equipment. north bay democrats mike thompson and jared huffman said in a statement quote these comments made by our colleague from georgia are not only false but down right disrespectful. they are an insult for the firefighters, our district and across california who have lost their lives fighting fires like the campfire. republican congressman doug who represents paradise had no comment. green is one of former president trump's most vocal supporters. she has promoted false qanon conspiracy theories. she has also come under fire for suggesting the school shootings were staged and for indicating support for the execution of
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house speaker nancy pelosi. oakland representative described green this way. >> marjory taylor green is an example of the enemy within. we have to be extremely concerned about those within but also those outside of the capitol. >> green is now facing calls to resign as well as a long shot bid to expel her from congress. new morning the military has carried out a coup seizing power from the elected government. soldiers are deployed outside. troops and tanks are also block roads forcing drivers to turn around. the national league for democracy won an election in november. now key figures are detained including their leader. a united nations official says he's mystified over the timing. >> they wrote the constitution
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they just over threw. it gives them enormous power and -- enormous economic power, political power, control of key ministries, control of 25% of the parliament. so -- first of all how and why they overturned their own constitution is incredible. >> the army says it is imposing a state of emergency for one year. the los angeles police department is mourning two recent loses to covid-19. this weekend in l.a. pd announced the deaths of sergent patricia and security officer dexter. the sergent was on the force nearly 23 years. an t officer was a security guard for more than eight years. the department has now lost eight employees due to covid-19. next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area t game stop saga not slowing down. and bay area based robin hood making big changes after facing heat. we are live with what could be
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another wild week on wall street. lets take a quick look at the numbebers
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it is 6:43. the south bay, good morning to you. right now in san jose with mostly cloudy skies it is 48 degrees. tracking a cold front. so that rain arriving first with the north bay this afternoon. here we are at 3:00 p.m. that rain pushing across the rest of the region. the south bay you will be the last to see that rainfall likely by tonight. back to you. could be another wild week on wall street. diane, good morning. >> right. yeah, we will great to game stop
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in a minute. lets check the broader market action. stocks starting off a new month on a high note. the dow rallying 200 points. you are seeing triple digit advance there. the game stop saga won't stop. small investors had dramatically bid up the video game retailer smoke recent weeks. right now it is under some pressure trading down 11%. it is at $289 a share. some people clearly locking in their gains. one person's gain is another loss's however. the wall street journal says melvin capital's holding slid 53% in january. the hedge fund had shorted game stop stock believing it would go down. an online brokerage robin hood is narrowing its list of restricted stocks from 50 companies to eight. user are -- users are
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still facing limits. they will only be able to buy one. [ indiscernible ] . >> i feel like this dram will keep going and going and going we will see what happens. thank you. time now for a look at what is coming up later on cbs this morning. tony joins us from new york with this. tony, good morning. >> hey, good morning. ahead on cbs we will have the latest on the biggest winter storm to hit the northeast in years. plus, a new covid very i can't -- variant cntinues to spread all across the country. one hospital's effort go door to door to get people vaccinated. also we will talk with the
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editors after new book highlighting african-american history now his family is opening up about a secret that it has kept for years. why his loved ones are speaking now and how they hope it will help other families. it is a powerful story. i wish i could tell you more about it but it is one we agreed to keep under wraps until the show. all that at 7:00. >> that is a tease. got my attention. we will see you at 7:00. happening today in the north bay, it is the deadline to apply for a government funded degrees removal program. also happening today the san mateo city council is aiming to make outdoor dining set ups a more permanent fixture. the could be -- council plans to adopt a
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resolution. and to update temporary outdoor dining guidelines. during the pandemic 50 restaurants in downtown have added 45,000 square feet of out door dining space. diners and business owners in the area say they in support of keeping outdoor set ups around a live look at new york city which is seeing a major winter storm. snow began falling there and in other parts of the northeast last night. storm watches, warnings and advisories are posted from the midwest up to maine. forecasters stay storm includes winds gusting up to 60 miles an hour. strong enough to knock down trees and power lines. the slow moving system churned across the midwest over the weekend. northern illinois got hit with more than 12 inches of snow. recent snowstorms in the sierra have left behind a lot of fresh powder leading to near perfect ski conditions. now the resorts say they are at
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or near capacity. some are turning people away as they limit how many could k hit the slopes because of the pandemic. on saturday sierra at tahoe reached its capacity at 9:00 a.m. lets check in now with mary lee for a look at our forecast and more rain headed our way. mary. >> oh, yeah. get ready for it. we are tracking our next weather system that will bring the return of the rain and wind and a lot more snow. it's a gorgeous start to our day. you can see those golden colors in the sky. our temperatures are generally in the 40s. some mid 40s in concord. 43 right now for santa row -- rosa. lets walk you through the day in san francisco. we will see increase in clouds as we head through our afternoon. the winds will start to pick up. then that rain arriving for you
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by this evening in san francisco. for oakland you will see some sunshine. at least in the morning and then the clouds will increase. the winds as well and then that rain for you by this evening topping out at 62 for a high many oakland and concord. you will see a high of 64 degrees with those increasing clouds. you see the rain by this evening as well. looking at high of 64 degrees. san jose you will be the last to see that rain. so you will see some sunshine and a mix of sun and clouds as we head through the afternoon. you will see the rain by tonight. later tonight. so it is a cold front. that will be the and rain the wind. we do need that rain for the bay area. more of it. so as we take you her by hour, here we are at 10:00 a.m. still looking dry for the most part. as we head through 3:00 p.m. stopping the clock you can see those yellow and orange colors and that line there is the actual cold front pushing
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through with that heavier rain. that will be arriving first for the north bay. as we look to this evening stopping the clock again at 7:00 p.m. you see that rain pushing across the rest of the region. by 10:00 p.m., 10:00, 11:00 p.m. you will see that rain for the south bay. so later on tonight the south bay you will finally see that wet weather. then for the start of the day tomorrow looking at scattered showers tomorrow in the morning and a few more showers as we head through your day on tuesday. rainfall amounts anywhere from a quarter to three quarters of an inch of rain across the bay area. maybe about an inch of rain for the santa cruz mountains and we are look at winds gusting up to about 30 to 40 miles per hour this afternoon and evening. then winding down by tomorrow morning. for the central sierra 71% of average. and for the southern sierra 55% of average. we saw a lot of snow up in the
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sierra last week with the atmospheric river. we are expecting 1 to 2 feet of snow as we look to the rest of this week. so winter weather advisory for the tahoe area and winter storm warning for the west slopes of the sierra with this upcoming storm. sunrise at 7:13 and our sunset at 5:33. daytime highs upper 50s along the coast this afternoon. low 60s around the bay and mid 60s inland. there we go with that extended forecast. scattered showers for your tuesday. slight chance of a shower on wednesday. otherwise drying out with high pressure building in with sunshine. plenty of sun as you look to the end of the week. that is your look at weather. lets check in for a look at traffic and how are the roadways throughout? >> well we are seeing some slow spots. more and more folks get up and head to work this morning. we are seeing more volume on the roadways. that is reflected in longer travel times. we are seeing a drive time at about 16 minutes now across the
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san mateo bridge. if you are headed across the bridge, getting a little bit slow and a little crowded across the span there. start to think about giving yurz few -- yourself a few extra minutes. looks like delays at the toll plaza are getting better wrement. tracking some slower speeds westbound near treasure island. again as you come off that sky way near that exit heading into san francisco. we had an earlier accident westbound 80 right at 580. every thing now completely cleared out of lanes. however, still a little slow coming off that east shore freeway connecter heading towards the bay bridge with some speeds there. doesn't look like it is blocking any lanes. past that point is where you will start tapping the brake lights as you work your way in there. westbound 580 into the altamont pass we are seeing some
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slow speeds still. it stays slow with our travel time now at about 41 minutes to go from 205 over towards 680. michelle. some bay area students packing up those backpacks right now. next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, the south bay district starting in person learning this morning. remember kpix 5 wants to bring you the good news happening in the bay area. go to you also send your story ideas to together at
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proposals in two bay area cities seek an extra $5 an hour for grocery workers. >> backers say those workers take risks every day. oakland's proposed ordinance would affect grocery chains with at least 500 workers in the u.s. in san hoesz it -- san jose it will be for at least 300. the next group will arrive next monday. the school district has not seat date for middle and high school students to return. in a couple of hours the white house covid-19 response team and federal public health officials will hold a news briefing to discuss the status of the nation's covid-19 response. president biden has also agreed to meet with gop senators. to the work on the stimulus package. starting tomorrow the tsa will begin foerpsing president biden's mask mandate. the order applies to any passengers using public transportation including planes,
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trains, buses, boats, subways, taxis and ride shares. taking a live look now at san francisco. another crisis response team is hitting the mission and castro districts. the goal is to help reduce the need for police to respond to non-violent calls. streaming today on cbsn bay area we talk to dr. laura gross from stanford health care about vaccine boosters and double masking. that is now medical monday segment at 8:45 this morning. you can watch at or opt kpix app. we are tracking some slower speeds near treasure island. lights were turned on at the bay bridge. we have a slight back up there but overall things looking day. san mateo bring getting a little crowded this morning.
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give yourself a few extra minutes. we are still seeing brake lights into the altamont. all right. well we are starting off our day with partly cloudy skies. we will see increasing and rain wind with our next cold front. so timing it out for you on future cast that rain arriving first for the north baby this afternoon. the rest of the bay area by this evening. the south bay will see the rain by tonight. looking at scattered showers on tuesday. we dry out with plenty of sunshine as we lack to the end of the week. thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. don't forget the news continues all day on cbsn bay area.
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