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tv   KRON 4 News at 4am  KRON  January 17, 2019 4:00am-4:30am PST

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( robin ) this morning on the kron 4 morning news... we are tracking the rain as it continues through the bay area. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar... we can expect a lot of rain over the next few days. (robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. a few showers linger through the morning with a line of brief rainfall
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pushing into the bay around noon. after 4 pm rain chances diminish setting us up for a a dry rest of the day with daytime highs in the upper 50's under partly to mostly cloudy skies.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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toll to 101. min from the toll to 101.toll to 101.min from the toll to 101. (robin ) new this morning
4:06 am person is dead after a crash involving a pedestrian in mill valley. it happened at around 8:30 last night ... at the corner of laverne and north ferndale avenues. c-h-p also say a fire was reported at (robin ) the clean-up begins from all across the bay. the heavy rains and winds causing major damage in san francisco. take a look at this video... of crews working to help clear-up the debris. downed trees becoming a hazard for people. several areas slowly regaining power this morning. (robin ) in the east bay... commuters using public transportation like buses and bart... also affected by the storm damge. bart alerted the public via twitter about delays between concord and pleasant hill on the antioch and sfo lines due to a large tree hitting a train car on the tracks. as crews worked to remove the tree... service was limited - running
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on a single track on the antioch line. one train had to be turned back at pleasant hill -- passengers either had to move to the opposite platform or catch another ride.. no injuries were reported.
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freeway quickly became drenched late morning... with puddles building up on side roads... near storm drains where sandbags provided a little protection. in contra costa county, free sandbag stations are available in six different cities... including martinez, outside the department of public works on waterbird way.nats- on withers avenue near pleasant hill road in lafayette.... the contra costa county public works department was busy cleaning up a downed valley oak tree.victoria werhan/homeo wner- "i just ran outside to make sure a truck hadn't hit the house or something." the more than 100-year-old tree fell from victoria werhan's (wear-h-ann) yard just after nine o'clock in the morning... but with a stroke of goodluck... no property was damaged. werhan/homeowner- "when you have oaks, you're always prepared -- that's why we're always like pruning them back to make sure that five years ago, we pruned it, so -- cause it's an old tree - that, if it did fall, it wouldn't hit powerlines and that worked -- it didn't hit any power lines." the department of public works spent several hours
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cleaning up. just one of many weather-related incidents, spokesperson steve padilla, says he expects crews to respond to in the coming days.steve padilla/public works- "if your house is, is behind a creek or in front of a creek, take a look, make sure to remove the debis and just keep a monitor on it." padilla says his crews are prepared for a tough stretch.. and, that teams are on standby 24-hours, seven days a week. in contra costa county, philippe djegal, kron four news. (robin ) the storm has claimed two lives.. one in the east bay ..the other in the north bay. the tree branch came down in east oakland near the ardley avenue overpass that goes over 580. at least one person was living or at least staying in an area behind a fence that was closed to the public. the victim has not been named... this all happened just before 5:30 wednesday night. officials say the branch came down on caltrans property ... and an investigation is underway. (robin ) along the peninsula crews have been busy tackling storm damage. kron 4's charles clifford is
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in burlingame with a look at how conditions are there... nat montageit was a wild, wet, nat montage nat montageit was a wild, wet, windy day along the peninsula on wednesday as storm after storm blew through the bay area.natsin pacifica, strong winds rattled the trees, knocking branches to the ground. nats out at the beach, the surf looked like a washing machine.and a few blocks from the shore, crews raced to drain this low spot near the sharp park golf course. they told me that if they don't pump this water quickly, the entire block will flood.natsa few miles east, strong winds and pouring rain made for slick conditions along interstate 280natsalong skyline boulevard, another crew worked to clear debris and get water flowing. they had spent the day moving from one trouble spot to another. natsin san mateo, a blocked
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drain flooded the entire street in front of maureen zane's house. she says the flooding isn't really a problem until someone drives through it. . .sending waves of water into her garage.sot natsfortuantly, a crew was working about a block away to clear a clogged sewer. if they can get it open, the water will drain away from maureen's house. sotit happens everytime it rains. clogged drain.and finally, in saratoga, powerfull winds knocked over trees along crestbrook drive taking powerlines down with them. the santa clara fire department tweeted out this picture to remind people to stay clear of downed powerlines because they could still be energized and dangerous. (robin ) stay informed on bay area weather with the kron-4 mobile app. you'll find full forecasts ... interactive radar.. and
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get push alerts when breaking news happens in your neighborhood. it's all on the kron-4 mobile app .. as well as kron four dot com. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... rain isn't the only winter weather hitting california... as roads close in santa cruz due to mudslides. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (ácommercialá) ♪ no hormones! ♪ i found a birth control ♪ with no hormones! ♪ no hormones? ♪ no hormones, not an ounce! ♪ with an ingredient ♪ i can pronounce! ♪ no hormones! ♪ it's over 99% effective, ♪ i know i'm protected. ♪ a birth control that works differently... finally... ♪ ♪ it's p-a-r-a-g-a-r-d! ♪ paragard! paragard is a small, 100% hormone-free iud that prevents pregnancy
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bay area... means a lot of snow in the sierra.
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multiple spin- outs and a jack- knifed big rig ... forced interstate- 80 to close at kingvale. it is open now...but it was shut down for a few hours. we talked to the highway patrol where they are telling people not to travel through the sierra.... until the storm passes. (robin ) (robin )the highway>closures on the highway> (robin ) meanwhile, a
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blizzard warning is in effect for much of the sierra nevada and lake tahoe areas with as much as of five - feet of snow in the upper elevations. (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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a few showers linger through the morning with a line of brief rainfall pushing into the bay around noon. after 4 pm rain chances diminish setting us up for a a dry rest of the day with daytime highs in the upper 50's under partly to mostly cloudy skies.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. concern in part of the rin coun
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pounded with rain and whipped by strong winds. in flood- prone san anselmo.. there is also concern the creek could do some damage again. here4's justine waldman with the story. natsthe san anselmo creek looked angry .. as dark brown water rushed through around 2 in the 5pm, the water was noticiable higher. it's not at flood levle yet, but eyes are on it becase .. the creek is notorious for flooding, damaging the down town business response, some stores put sandbags out front... sot i live and workin this town and i have seen a lot of people suffer because of the flooding at red hill shopping center, homeowners scopped up free keep their homes dry.sot from 5 to 9 we have a flood warning so if we an make it through that w will be fine cars pushed their way through t full blast kids safesot the thi
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notice when it rains is that people dont really pay attentionnatsthe rain poured for most of the day.and yes every drop countssot we need it and i love it so i am happy but now i have to go drive in itthough when the weather gets so nasty it cancels plans, not everyone is pleasedclass got cancelled really cold and rainy outsides ( robin ) still ( robin )( robin ) still ahead... the clean-up begins following this week's rain... here's a look at the storm tracker 4 radar... we have the latest coming up.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news. its time to check your entertainment headlines... here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. (nat-music)santana's upcoming tour is a double celebration: of the 20th anniversary of their massively successful album "supernatural," and the 50th anniversary of their performance at woodstock. 29 north american "supernatural now" tour dates are set for this summer, with stops next year in europe, asia, south america, australia and new zealand.(nat)anne hathaway is
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getting witchy! the oscar winner has signed to star as the grand high witch, in a new adaptation of the 19-73 novel "the witches." robert zemeckis is directing, and writing the script.(nat)jason reitman (right-man) is teasing us -- literally! the oscar-nominated director was six years old when his father, ivan reitman, directed the original "ghostbusters." now this teaser trailer has dropped for the next chapter in the saga, to be directed and co-written by the younger reitman. the only real clues: the original "ecto-one" car, the sound of a proton pack, and the tag "summer 20-20." who ya gonna call? in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. a few showers linger through the morning with a line of brief rainfall pushing into the bay around noon. after 4 pm rain setting us up for a a dry rest of the day withe highs in the


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