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>> now is 6.30. we want to get another check on our 4 zone. weather forecasts. a live look outside right now looking out over. well, we were told this downtown san francisco. but of course the rain and fog and haze is covering it up and euro just lawrence karnow and boy, you. you have been busy, laura. yeah. and a lot more storms to come. so i think things really going to get going here. >> and the next couple of days. but out there tonight, you have that beautiful rain that has been falling outside kind of on and off throughout the day. really kind of picking up again. >> in late afternoon and evening hours and here we sit looking out toward half moon bay. it is very wet out there. a lot of rain drops on the lens. we've got another round
of some light showers kind of pushing in nothing really heavy. you see just a light amounts of rain rolling through parts of the bay area in green and some of that moving in along the peninsula right now into parts of the south bay. we continue to see a couple raindrops now making their way into san jose as well. bill p this and also the freeman, of course, the santa cruz mountains they're getting some nice rain drops coming in their direction as well. while the east bay, they're seeing some light rain showers into pleasanton livermore lafayette into conquered in oakland and even san leandro, just some scattered light showers right now. for the most part. but there's plenty more to come back. here we go. we've got a system setting up. now you've got this area of low pressure off the coastline. that's going to be factoring into your friday right now. we've got all as moisture without a real good trigger. the squeeze out. heavy rain. so what we're going to see, it's kind of just on and off showers here over the next 24 hours. then we'll get into some heavier stormy conditions. i think late thursday night into friday. the weekend looks very wet. a long range forecast models. want to show you some of the totals here. they've been looking very impressive when we start talking about these atmospheric river
events. we can get a whole lot of rain in a short amount of time over the next 24 hours or so. you can see the rain amounts around the northern half of the state looking good and then really start to pick up upwards of 2 inches and rain there in reading almost 2 inches in mendocino. the bay area see all the rain falling as well right through saturday and i saturday night and sunday and here you go. that main event coming in overnight on sunday into monday. and look at all that rain totals may be over 7, maybe 8 inches plus maybe some of the mountain tops in northern california could see as much as 10 inches of rain between now and then. guys, back to you. thank you, lawrence. and of course cloud for can help you through the storms. you can always stay up to date on the latest weather in your neighborhood where ever you are use the camera on your phone to scan this qr code. you will. >> download our kron 4 mobile app. and there you'll find live radar. kawhi conditions and what to expect in the coming days and up today, forecast from lawrence. all on your mobile device. >> the nonprofit blood
provider via talent as a critical blood and platelet shortage and is urging all eligible donors to please make an appointment. now by talent is the sole provider of blood to more than 45 bay-area hospitals and the company is reporting its type o blood supply has plummeted to under a 2 day supplies. the lowest level since may of last year. so joining us now from by talent to talk about this doctor jonathan use the senior chief. >> medical officer. thank you. so just give us a better sense of. if you could characterize the shortage and the risk associated with it to individuals as well as the communities as a whole. >> i think lee october is a robust month for us to clacton right now simply were actually distributing blood faster than donors are giving and patients continue to need blood. even during this pandemic critical surgeries cancer patients, trauma victims and it's been more challenging to collect a remote school donors being
busy and absolutely. there is no replacement for blind and encourage individuals to make an appointment now through the end of the year and keep that appointment help provide that lifesaving therapy. >> what are some of the other specific problems. doctor, i know, for example, usually you get to big corporations holding blood drive. so why are you seeing less of that. >> yes, certainly with remote work that's quite impacted. our ability collect generally 65% of blood is collected through mobile drives and that's simply not able to be a curry and the current landscape. donors are busy or may not necessarily realize the importance of blood donation currently and it's really incumbent upon us to really stress the fact that donors are needed. there is no replacement for black patients require this blood. and actually we see demand for blood actually increased over what is expected. so really we really need these people to help support these lifesaving therapies. so to catch up to supplies where you would feel more comfortable. what how
many people do you need to see come in. what exactly do you need to see happen. >> we would actually need a 1000 donations over out what we would be currently receiving to help bolster our supply and help support those those needs. and is particularly important as we come into the holiday months, which is always a challenge to collect. so if you can go to our website, count out or give us a call at 1, 8, 7, 7, 2, 5, vital because blood donation is light of the media. >> a doctor if things don't improve quickly on what are some of the possible consequences, for example, could doctors and hospitals. postponed procedures. i mean, how bad could it get? >> yes, certainly we never like to be in that position. we have heard elsewhere across the this is something that folks have been struggling have to make some of those challenging decisions to cancel or delay elective but we do not want to be in that position and asking people to mobilize to help support those patients. that really require this therapy to help support their their ongoing care.
>> so of course, a lot of those donation events were canceled during the pandemic. as you said, a lot of people are still working from home. what are your avenues for trying to other than just one-on-one people can showing a picture site. what other avenues do you have for trying to get people and are you doing events at malls are now that things are beginning to open up. what is the plan? >> yes, certainly been actually engaging a lot with our hospital partners because they understand the importance for blood. so really we've engagement drives within our hospital new opportunities for drives. we've been actually reaching out to donors through the ways to other sort of media messaging so really trust trying to you know, shake all of the trees to find these donors because really, as i said before, is quite concerning and we do not want to a situation where we would have to build build these for patients that require this this therapy. >> is there any indication
that people mistakenly. i they think that during a pandemic. it is somehow riskier to give blood or 2 gather some more to do that. is that one of the problems you're facing. >> that was a concern particularly early the surgeon general actually stress the importance of blood and safety of blood safety is paramount for by talent that we follow strict safety protocols related mitigation of covid risk for both our donors or staff or so we would ask people to these these lifesaving therapies and the needs of our community patients and and make those appointments. so that are you know, we're just about to wrap up here. but you get a sense that the public really understands when you say there's a shortage of blood. i mean, people go to a hospital. they need a transfusion. whatever the blood is there you say there's no food on the shelf. that's one thing. and if you go into a store. but when you say, oh, we've got a shortage of blood. do you
think they really understand. what is it that you need to really stress here. >> well, yeah, i that's majority of individuals. when you ask them why did you donate. it's because they didn't realize over 50% of individuals are eligible to donate blood. and so the vast majority of individuals would be able to less than 3% actually do donate a red cells only have a 42 day shelf life and let's have less than a week. and so there is that continued ongoing need and some patients may use 3040, 50 red so donations and think of the number of donors that be required to support their their care so really it's incumbent upon us to help tell a friend if they're not aware of the need and to make those appointments to support our community. patients are doctor jonathan hughes, senior chief medical officer for vital under fight talent, i should thank you very much. hope people are listening we appreciate it. thank you. thank you. >> coming up next, and negotiations continue with the a's and the city of oakland
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>> coming up for the 3rd time this year. senate democrats tried to election legislation to counter new voting restrictions. but once again republicans to block them. the freedom to vote act required 60 votes and senate majority leader chuck schumer changed his vote to no one that made the final tally 49 in favor 51 opposed his parliamentary maneuver mains that he can bring the bill up again later, republicans are calling the proposed changes federal overreach which would take rules out of the hands of local officials. >> and next, the rain is here is, you know, i'm going to take another live look at stormtracker, the live radar. lots and lots of green coming up next, we're going to check in with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow will exp what can i du with less asthma? with dupixent, i can du more....beginners' yoga. namaste... ...surprise parties.
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in a second year of drought, the entire state now under a state of emergency after californians conserved about 5% of water in august compared to the same time last year as opposed to the 15%. governor newsome requested. >> crowfoot says the order to conserve water is still voluntary, not mandatory californians are moving in the right direction and we're seeing increased water conservation crowfoot says over the next few months, the state water board will decide what wasteful uses of water should be banned during the drought and it's going to do so. based on a lot of analysis and likely some public hearings. and so that process is going to really play out the rest of this year in the early next year and then we'll be in a place if the drought persists and we don't get really strong precipitation this to prohibit those wasteful use is heading into 2022. >> with wet weather set to hit the northern part of the state over the next several days. state leaders say that much appreciated rain comes with the risk for which they're preparing. i want to ask everybody to be vigilant.
>> not only to conserve water because we're in a drought. but but do be cognizant of. flooding risks and take action and pay attention to your communities as they communicate what we can do that protect ourselves from flooding as well. >> california is set to spend about 5.3 billion dollars over the next 3 years on drought response and long-term water projects at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> and now to check our 4 zone forecast. a live look outside tonight at sfo. you can see the glistening with ray kron 4 chiefmeteorologist lawrence karnow is here launched over the next week or so, we must be talking about what lot of yeah. impressive amounts of rainfall, especially for october to see. >> the strong of a system roll into the bay area. but we've got a series of the storms moving in right now out toward the golden gate bridge, very slick out there on the road says he's for storms this season 10 to bring up a lot of oil up there on the pavements. you got to be extra extra careful. all updated some of these numbers. now we've seen
over an inch and a 3rd rain now in canfield, san anselmo, almost an inch santa rosa has stayed the same as the rain line is moved further south. now, 1100's in the san francisco 1800's in richmond and oakland now has moved up a bit 5, 100's of an inch of rain. all right. that rain continue to stream on shore. you can see it right there. more scattered most of that fairly light popping up around the bay area. but very slick out there on the roads. if you're cruising around that stretching in the south bay now in the east bay, too. so much of the bay area now getting light showers popping up outside. it's going to continue throughout the night on and off. in fact, on and off through tomorrow. long range forecast model shows all that moisture kind of rolling up into the bay area and then you can see that more significant cold front out there that's going to push in late tomorrow night into friday morning. hopefully most of that moves through before the commute. that will be a heavy rain event as it moves on by more rain expected on saturday night and then we get ready for the main event. that's the one that we're concerned about that's going bring a tremendous amount of rain. i think it starts
raining. at least by sunday afternoon and then stopped probably monday morning and that is going to drop a whole lot of rain around the bay area in inches, not just hundreds of an inch around much of the bay area. how that sets up after that looks like even the long-range you want to get back to us more rain right before halloween rainfall totals. the entire bay area looking impressive next. 24 hours or so. just some general rainfall. but then as we get friday, well, we've got more rain showing up over an inch of rain in some parts of the bay area saturday. we add to those totals. but then as we get into sunday, that's the main event coming rolling through. look at the numbers. 4, 5 inches of rain, according to our models won't be uncommon with this kind of event to get one of those atmospheric river event, you get the lift of the mountains. some of the coastal mountains around the bay area that we're talking 5, maybe 10 inches of rain between now and next tuesday. guys, back to you. >> and now kron 4 sports. >> during the war years, glory years day develop the moniker strength in numbers from one to 10 anyone on the roster at
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expected to bring heavy rain, possible flooding and gusty winds. heavy rain is expected to develop overnight and pick up tomorrow. so you are encouraged to be careful and prepared as tree limbs could come down causing power outages and kron 4 can help you stay up to date on the latest weather in your neighborhood wherever you are. you can scan that qr code. it will take you. >> right to our kron 4 mobile app. and you'll find things including current conditions are live radar and forecast. >> have a nice evening, everybody will be back at 8 o'clock.
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