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>> ktvu's allie rasmus is live but we begin with mark tamayo tracking how much rain has fallen. >> the strongest storm moving through the bay area, moderate to heavy rainfall and flood advisories. you can see the loop over the past three hours and you can see by 2:00 p.m. that was the heaviest ban into san francisco, oakland and the south bay. the focus is to the south and east. here is a closer inspection of rain showers around santa cruz, watsonville as well. santa cruz mountains a rough ride. even san jose reporting light rain. as we show you the east bay as well. activity towards livermore. the bulk of the action shifting to the south and east. as you can see once again the main event is towards modesto.
still a few pop up showers in the north bay, sonoma county, lake county as well. lingering activity. as far as rainfall totals over the past two days. the bulk of the action today. vest ozinch of rain. santa rosa an inch of rain. san francisco 1.26. oakland 1.24. livermore 1 poult 42 and san jose 3/4 of an inch. we are adding to the totals right now. coming up where the rain could fall tomorrow. chances for thursday, increasing winds out of the north. >> and our team coverage continues with ktvu's allie rasmus who is in the east bay. >> the national weather service issued a small stream flood advisory earlier today although there were no problems here and that advisory expired at 2:00 p.m. but the wet weather kept
drivers and work crews busy. >> reporter: suited up with rakes in hand. crews cleared clogged storm drains. it is the first time water poured down the gotters like this in two -- gutters like this in two months. >> it makes it harder but i like it. i prefer the rain than the heat. i am okay with this. >> reporter: on 580 drivers moved at a fast clip. it seemed like is some drivers take it easy and others don't slow down at all. >> either overly cautious or throwing caution to the wind. >> weather conditions may have played a role in this crash. the driver lost control of his
vehicle. >> flipped the barrier and flipped over. >> reporter: he says this is the time of year emergency responders see a lot of accidents. >> down slope. easy to get your speed going. one move and it will send you spinning out of control. >> reporter: as we have been showing you the rain and wind brought down power lines and branches branches and trees and i am putting that together for 6:00 p.m. live, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> wet weather is causing delays at the airport. san francisco international airport they were up to 90 minutes behind schedule. 31 flights have been canceled. oakland says flights are on schedule. ktvu viewers have been posting pictures on our facebook page.
here is the heavy down pour in concord and this photo of rain filling the gutters in pittsburg. share your photos to our facebook page. we are following developing news where a teacher was stabbed this afternoon at a high school. it happened on bellevue avenue in santa rosa. ktvu's ken wayne is live with more on what happened. police confirmed what we heard earlier today from students it was another student who stopped the attack from getting worse. a worker was cleaning up the crime scene in the classroom. a student attached a male teacher before a fellow student broke up the attack. the school went into lock down
with 1100 students while police searched the campus. one student saw the teacher moments after the attack. >> by the time i got there there was the principal and everyone. >> the search continued for a suspect. we did want know if there was somebody on campus still. we notified the school and we recommended they lock the school down. >> reporter: police found a person that they are calling a person of interest but not yet ready to call him a suspect and they don't have an age. the teacher was taken to the hospital and that she expected to -- he is expected to recover. ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco police didn't have to go far to arrest a stack suspect this afternoon.
it happened about 4:00 p.m. across from the hall of justice and police headquarters. police say the suspect ran across the street towards the police building and dropped the knife on the steps when a police officer arrested him. later an ambulance came for a victim. there was also a second victim. no details on a motive. police arrested two juveniles in connection with a shooting death of a 17-year-old boy at centennial park. it happened monday afternoon near the baseball field. authorities haven't released the name of the victim. the suspects are 16 and 17 but authorities are with holding their names because they are juveniles. investigators say they were arrested yesterday. university of california hospital employees walked off the job as part of a one day strike at uc medical centers in los angeles, davis, irvine and san diego. union leaders are protesting
the way workers are treated by management. >> unfair labor practice strike. they intimidated us on the last strike. >> ucsf said 50 surgeries were postponed. the union and management have yet to agree on a new contract. and the strike restricted access at uc santa cruz. workers are picketing. metro buses dropped off passengers at stops near the entrances rather than going on campus. california could find itself with a $5 billion surplus if projections hold true. the improving economy and new revenue from tax measures have helped the state overcommits long term deficit.
the report recommends it sets it aside for a rainy day fund. >> last thing we want them to do is be in the same shape as 2008 where we had no reserves. >> the budget surplus could grow to $9.6 billion. bizarre accident involving a school bus in san francisco. the driver drove the bus into wet cement. a tow truck had to be called in to pull it out. it got stuck about 2:00 p.m. they had all the proper signs up but the bus still ended up in the wet cement. there were no injuries. it has been two months since a san francisco teen was killed in a car crash. the driver still hasn't been charged. new at 5:30 p.m. where the investigation stands and the donation just given to
the teen's family. >> we have obtained a review of the response to the osteona plane crash. a lot -- to the plane crash at sfo. a lot of things worked as planned but some things didn't. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know?
ktvu's patti lee is live. this was a complicated and confusing scene. >> reporter: it was complimented and that is why we will break it down for you. it started around 11:00 a.m. with the armed robbery. police walked down this neighborhood -- locked down this neighborhood. they were looking for two suspects. they started chasing them. one of it them ran into a apartment complex and took a man hostage. the suspect later tried to sneak away but caught and arrested. the ostage was un-- hostage was unarmed. a second suspect was running through the cafeteria at aspire college preparatory charter school. mean time parents were told to pick up their kids. most were unsure of what was going on. >> only thing she said was pick them up. something happened in the area and all the police was over here. >> reporter: that second
suspect was not found in the school or in the neighborhood. members of s.w.a.t. said it is possible he sneaked out of the building towards the creek where he would be harder to find. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. california's attorney general has a plan to keep people from going back to prison. kamala harris said 2/3 of those who are freed go on to commit another crime within three years. to deal with the problem she is creating a new division that will seek funding for programs to help those most likely to reoffend. a san jose charity is hundreds of turkeys short for a holiday food give away monday. they expect to provide food boxes to 1500 people on monday and 2500 by wednesday. student group delivers hundreds of turkeys by the end of today the charity was still 900 turkeys shy of its goal.
>> we want to make sure they go home with a turkey, 10-12 pounds, produce, canned goods, other food items so they can celebrate thanksgiving like we all would but have food to carry them through the holidays. >> the food give away is for struggling families and he doesn't want them to feel like thanksgiving is a luxury they can't afford. and a turkey theft. someone stole 200 turkeys over the weekend. the number is back up to over 500 turkeys turkeys and they expect more tomorrow and a football player plans to help out as well. turkeys are needed needed for a food basket give away and a thanksgiving dinner. surprising discovery in san francisco. a dead salmon shark.
this photo was taken by a man who spotted the shark sunday. no word on the shark's cause of death. it is now easier than ever for residents oo report issues. -- to report issues. a new 311 smart phone app. you take a picture of a problem area and the picture is rooted to the -- routed to the department in charge of fixing the problem. san francisco board of supervisors president calls it one click activism. >> many of us wanted to use our smart phones to take photos and report problems. and finally you can do that. >> the app is free and available on apple and android and you can still report issues by calling 311. his son was killed in a traffic accident and 8 weeks later his wife is still in the
hospital but his story touched a group of police officer whose are reaching out. ktvu's mike mibach has the story from san francisco. >> reporter: a police station in the sunset district. the epicenter for this story of giving. inside a father grieving for his son only to be surrounded by men in blue. >> we would like it present this check. >> reporter: they handed him a check for $861,000. >> we care for the community and this was something we had to do. >> reporter: he was killed september 27. the student was with his mother and center when they were crushed by a car. police say the driver of the car jennie zhu was going 80 miles per hour before the accident. she was arrested, booked and made bail. today we knocked on her door.
no answer. a spokesman for the district attorney's office said there is no time requirement to charge. the district attorney is still investigating the evidence in the case. >> right now he is not in a position to talk about the case. >> reporter: his father declined to talk about jennie zhu but he said he is grateful for the money and his son's memory will forever be in his heart. [ speaking foreign language ] >> he misses his son the most being around. everything has settled about his son. >> reporter: his father said the money will go to his wife's medical expenses. she is now out of a coma. he still has not told her about what happened to their son. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. returning now to our storm
watch coverage. a live look where the rain has finally gone away. that is a pretty shot. ferentially a day that saw a lot of -- especially for a day that saw lot of rain. mark tamayo was telling us it looks like the heaviest moved through. >> moving to the central valley. right now on live storm tracker 2, the colors. modesto, we still have ling aering moisture in the form of clouds and scattered showers -- lingering moisture in the form of clouds and scattered showers. some snow fall reports from this morning, as you can pick out, donner, snow accumulation,
7:00 a.m. this morning no snow of 4 inches. our bay area weather we have partly cloudy skies. once again the live camera in san francisco. we still have to hold on to the chance of a shower tonight and thursday morning but the main action moving out of town to the south and east. tomorrow partly cloudy skies. the winds speeds pick up. here is our time line in san francisco for tomorrow. 7:00 a.m. 50 degrees. lunchtime 59. high around 60. the afternoon tomorrow should be warmer than today. weekend it will be dry. no threat of rain. our next concern is gusty winds for the hills. as far as current temperatures out there. santa rosa 58 degrees. san francisco 55. oakland 58. for tomorrow starting out in the lower 50s with increasing sunshine by 2:00 p.m., 60 degrees and san jose right now
upper 50s. clouds and a few scattered showers out there. we will hold on to the chance of showers tomorrow night. over night lows in the 40s. napa 47. 50s for san francisco, oakland and san jose 50 degrees. i talked about the winds. winds increasing out of the north. strong enough towards the delta, wind advisory kicks in tomorrow morning, 10:00 a.m., lasting till 7:00 p.m. friday. winds could be gusting, approaching 45 miles per hour. watching out for that for that time frame. tonight we have the clouds. the possibility of a scattered shower tonight. thursday morning 7:00 a.m. decreasing clouds. sunshine thursday afternoon and temperatures, a nice recovery, thinking 60 towards santa rosa,
antioch. san francisco 61. your five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. there is that -- few lingering clouds for thursday. watching out for increasing winds friday and over night lows mid-30 inland saturday morning. quite an event today. we need more storms lining up. that could be the case by thanksgiving. watching out for that. >> thank you. one of the busiest travel days of the year is coming up. now a travel group said big crowds could become the norm at sfo. the three things the airport needs to do. >> julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> only on 2 police say someone is using poisen to kill trees. why -- poison to kilocuries. why investigators know who it is but hasn't made any arrests.
carry weapons would not be allowed to bring guns into the airport. we are one week away from one of the busiest travel days of the year. the day before thanksgiving. that kind of congestion could become an every day thing at sfo. >> 173% of capacity and the weather problems. you have challenges coming down the road in san francisco. >> sfo needs to hire more agents and upgrade air traffic control systems and if that doesn't happen they could be jammed the way it is the day before thanksgiving every day. funding is always a challenge. >> there is an awful lot of demand for resources and, you know, we want to try to help
get them put out there as quickly as we can. >> he hopes this report will encourage lawmakers to provide more money but there won't be changes soon. it could take 10 years to rebuild a new runway. gay marriage became legal in illinois. pat quinn used several pens to sign the document on a desk once used by alruham linking. -- abraham lincoln. illinois is also now the 16th state to allow gay marriage. it takes effect next june 1. disabled man hit by two cars and dragged a half mile. the crash was all caught on tape and we experienced the dangerous intersection neighbors say is notorious for problems. >> the labeling mistake a store is now apologizing for.
5:00 p.m. the storm that move loud the bay area this afternoon -- that moved through the bay area this afternoon created issues on the road. my wife was taking her parents to sfo today from oakland to san francisco, took her two hours to get there because of flooded roadways. >> long drive times today. the intense part moving through 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. that triggered a flood advisory this afternoon. right now the rain moved out to the south and east. modesto and the fresno area. the focus of the rain in that region. here is our local radar again. late this afternoon and into the evening hours the focus of the rain that was in the south bay, the santa cruz mountains shifting to the south and east. latest on live storm tracker 2,
lingering activity. to the north. 29. tracking more activity as you can see here. we will show you this closer to the central portion of the bay. cloud cover out there. not much in the way of showers right now and south bay. lingering showers. especially south of san jose towards the santa cruz mountains. the focus of the activity between san jose and morgan hill, 101, monterey road. we will hold on to the chances of more showers tonight into thursday morning. but bigger changes for the weekend. more on that coming up. today's wet weather caused problems all day long. we captured a two car crash this afternoon in oakland. the roads have been blamed on a number of crashes. ktvu's john fowler has been tracking the impact of the weather in san francisco. what is happening? >> reporter: right now we are at the golden gate bridge and
you can see the traffic behind me. the white headlights are the north bound commute directions and it has bane challenge for a lot of -- been a challenge for a lot of people. another challenge for the storm drivers who have been battling traffic. >> everybody is going slowed and the city is jammed. >> reporter: from market street to neighborhood streets it seemed everyone was on the road. to make matters worse after noon several drains in san francisco backed up. crews tried to unclog them with mixed results. about the same time flooding near paul avenue slowed traffic. it took an hour to get to sfo. >> can't complain. either way. >> reporter: sudden down pours brought out umbrellas and
coats. although we caught up with some people who weren't prepared. >> getting wet. my pants are wet. >> reporter: by mid-afternoon san francisco sky cleared and moods improved. >> i don't like the rain but today i did enjoy it. it was a change. >> we really need the rain. that is important. >> reporter: back live now. you can see the golden gate bridge. the traffic still moving well here. you can see a finger of fog maybe just above mid-span. the chp is suggesting be careful, the roads are slick and the fog is coming and going. reporting live, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can follow our ktvu weather team online. they are posting updates on facebook and twitter. it was a horrific event that was caught on camera and we obtained this surveillance video this morning.
shows a man who is disabled. this is him walking just moments before he was hit by two cars and then dragged nearly a mile to his death. ktvu's ken pritchett is at the intersection where it happened and you experienced why neighbors say that street is so unsafe. >> reporter: yeah. all you have to do is cross broadway here to know what neighbors are talking about. if you look on the ground you could see the flairs where the man was hit by one car and dragged by another. as you can see where he was hit is outside of the crosswalk. >> reporter: this is surveillance video from a homeowner showing edwin andrews walking, moving towards broadway. and into the street. what we won't show you is the moment of impact. edwin andrews suffered from a disable.
a neighbor knows him and the familiar story of this stretch of broadway. >> too many people died on this block in one year. >> reporter: how many people? >> three. >> reporter: it was dark when edwin andrews was hit and it was dark when he was hit a block from here. his scar a reminder of the day he almost died. >> my friend got hit right here. same spot. he was hit by two cars that were racing. >> reporter: neighbors say it is dangerous to use the crosswalk. so we tried it. cars failed to stop. >> there you go. there you go. >> reporter: going the other way. >> he should have stopped. >> coming back. i was nearly hit by one car trying to swerve around
another. and that was dangerous. traffic moves fast and rarely yields to pedestrians. >> every sometime i cross here i sit at the corner waiting for people to acknowledge me. >> reporter: well, we reached out to the city and the police department about this stretch of broadway but we received no answer. as for the accident last night police say both drivers are cooperating. no arrests as of yet. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. video of sean penn lashing out at a fan who tried to take his picture in san francisco. >> get out of here. >> tmz obtained video of the confrontation. witnesses say the fan was trying to take a picture but he noticed the flash and as you heard got upset.
after yelling that fan he slammed the phone on to the ground. police were not called and the fan left the hotel. sfo is making changes. ktvu obtained the results results of a review following the deadly asiana airlines plane crash. the two things that were lacking that day. >> and bat kid is back at home. what he likes most. >> and why costco is apologizing for the way it sold the bible. [ female announcer ] welcome one and all
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. measure to limit the size of new hotels in sonoma is headed to defeat. it would have tapped the number of rooms at 25. 3600 votes were cast and right now the no vote has a lead of 92 votes. officials say 308 ballots remain to be counted and 2/3 would have to support the measure to overcome the no lead. costco is apologizing for a mistake. a pastor found bibles labeled as fiction at a costo. it -- costo. he posted it online. costco says it was a mistake but the incident touched off a
debate and some unwanted attention. >> it was a distributing earer in their warehouse -- error in their warehouse. >> the labels have been changed and he hopes costco wasn't trying to marginalize the beliefs of christians. >> reporter: volunteers boxed up holiday care packages to send to troops over seas. they have been gathering donations for months now. today they were packaged up and dropped off at the post office. 600 packages will be delivered. >> a way of remembering our troops and the people that are over seas. >> items include letters and food. best for brunch. the bay area city on a new best of list. >> and a report card on its response to the asiana airlines crash last july. >> and we are deep below ground
getting a look at san francisco's newest sebway system. how it work may effect your -- subway system. how the work may effect your commute. >> coming up, shower chances, when gusty winds will be on the increase and when freezing temperatures return in our five- day forecast. i love watching tv outside.
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an emergency. they -- the event of an emergency. today ktvu channel 2 news obtained the results. >> tom vacar looks at what worked and what didn't and what is being changed. >> reporter: sfo officials say when the asiana airlines jet crashed -- >> the response efforts and the coordination went well. >> reporter: but in a review some things were lacking. the computerized system to call in needed staff failed. >> a phone tree notification process. that worked well. >> reporter: in a few minutes of the crash the emergency operations center opened up. within an hour there were more than 100 people in here from 20 different agents. at the same time the airport's website crashed. >> we have gone to a new
solution that allows us to scale bandwidth, to handle a massive increase in traffic. >> the airport turned to social media. >> social media took front and center as a tool for an organization to communicate. >> reporter: a hot line from the emergency operation center to the air traffic control tower. keep restaurants open to serve stranded passengers. prevent hotels from gouaching passengers, set up a facility to reunite families with families with passengers. the national transportation safety board will have their own evaluation next year, including the airport's response. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. a new ad campaign to recruit more teachers. the department of education is
teaming up to develop the announcements. microsoft and state farm are providing money for the effort to encourage young people to pursue careers in teaching. bat kid is back at home tonight. the best part is -- >> saving the world. >> saving the world. thousands of people showed their support and be part of his super hero wish. his mom was surprised at how well he handled all the attention. >> it was like he was eating it all up and i wasn't expecting that from him because he is shy. >> really? shy. according to reports transforming san francisco into gothic city cost $105,000. when it comes to brunch san francisco restaurants are among
the best. yelp came up with the top 5 cities for brunch and san francisco made the list number 5. san francisco radish was number one in the united states when it came to the most mentions of the word mimosa. rush hour begins at 10:30 p.m. in san francisco. compared to 11:00 a.m. in new york. news chopper 2 flew over the bay bridge after the rain cleared and the sun came out. if you look a freeze of that it would look like a post card. >> beautiful shot. >> i know. now to mark tamayo. we can appreciate the clear weather. >> hard to believe we could see something like that. but right now we have clouds in place. and still fog out there developing near the coast and around the bay. as far as the extreme severe weather, as far as the rainfall, heading towards the
south and east. fresno right now. we have clouds out there and a possibility of scattered showers, that remains tonight. on into tomorrow morning. a closer look of the radar. north bay. lingering showers. not too much change here since our last update. moving the maps closer to san francisco and oakland. drizzle out there. that is just about it. no significant rainfall and the south bay. lingering activity around morgan hill. 101 getting wet. as far as the over all weather pattern we have this. the storm moving across the central portion of the state. tonight with the system moving out the rape, the main rain is moving to the south but there is enough moisture we will hold on to the chance of a shower tonight and thursday morning as the system drops to southern california we will have partly
cloudy skies. but gusting winds increasing, 25 to 30 miles per hour and estrong enough we have a wind advisory -- strong enough we have a wind advisory towards salono county. lasting through 7:00 p.m. friday. gusty winds approaching 40 miles per hour by tomorrow. highs for tomorrow. upper 50s to the 60s towards san francisco. santa rosa 65. concord 63. brentwood 64 degrees. these numbers warmer than today. san jose 63 and half moon bay 60. here is a look ahead your five- day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. you can see temperatures with afternoon highs trending upwards. tomorrow changing by each hour. we will break down the forecast for thursday. cloud cover out there. here is the forecast for tomorrow at 7:00. a chance of a shower and fog. by 12:00 partly cloudy skies.
then sunny and windy for the afternoon, 65. gusty winds towards the delta, north bay, east bay hills. peaking into friday and over night lows cold for saturday morning and sunday morning. no real rain in the five-day forecast. a chance tomorrow morning. and looking towards thanksgiving. tracking that. >> tomorrow morning the first good one we had in a couple days. >> maybe a sprinkle or two. >> thank you. a milestone reached in the construction of san francisco's central subway. a look at the work going on underground. >> julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> learning about a bay area grandfather in north korea. what his friend told ktvu about the mystery surrounding what
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kennedy friday marks 50 years since he was gunned down in dallas. member of the kennedy family also attended the ceremony at arlington national cemetery. bill clinton received the medal of freedom. president obama gave the award to 16 people in all including television legend oprah winfrey, country music artist loretta lynn, women's rights leader gloria steinem, baseball great ernie banks and pioneering astronaut sally ride. >> men and women who in their lives remind us all of the beauty of the human spirit, the values that define us as american, the potential that lives inside all of us. >> this year is the 50th anniversary of the presidential medal of freedom. congressman from florida was sentenced for pleading guilty to cocaine possession.
he bought cokeany from a -- cocaine from an undercover agent. they charged him with misdemeanor possession. he says she an alcoholic and plans to seek treatment. former president billbic -- reverend billy graham is back in the hospital. he was admitted to a hospital in atlanta for observation. he is expected to remain there for one or two days. last hunt he was in the hospital for testing. he had -- month he was in the hospital for testing. he had a number of problems. only on 2 under the streets of san francisco. we are taking you down for a major milestone in san francisco's new billion dollar subway. a tunnel boring machine is about to reach a busy corridor. ktvu's david stevenson got a
look at all the work going on. you are here now to explain what commuters may be noticing. >> reporter: starting tonight the central subway dig will be a 24 hour a day operation. we climbed aboard one of the main tunnel drilling machines. it is loud, clawserphobic and muddy. >> 100 feet of tunnel. >> reporter: 2000 feet at the 1.7-mile line has been completed and a massive boring machine will cross beneath the powell street station and bart and muni tunnels. >> you are looking at the back. >> reporter: we got a look at the work. 40 feet below rock and water
and climb aboard one of the drillers. this is the brain of the operation. the gps system that guides the machine. they sometimes dig 100 feet below ground, requiring some to spend time in a pressurization chamber. >> reporter: it is set to pass beneath this store in the next day or so. >> reporter: no one feels this going on above ground? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: the drilling may affect part service. b.a.r.t. officials say some trains may slow down as the drill passes beneath. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. now at 6:00 p.m. storm clouds drench the bay area but the down pours are over. the big change that we are
tracking right now. a man is being held in north korea. >> he didn't say anything other than they pulled him off the plane. and no explanation. >> we are talking with friends about efforts to get him back home. >> a battle between neighbors over a grove of trees is getting ugly. someone is poisoning the trees and now the police are involved. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. a live look outside right now. clear skies tonight. rain clouds moving out of the bay area. >> we spent much of the day in the down pour as the storm system unleashed a lot of rain today. good evening. hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> the chp says click roads contradicted to a number of accidents -- contributed to a number of accidents.
this viewer photo shows crews recovering a car that ran off the highway with four people inside. it plunged 50 feet down the embankment this afternoon. two women suffered major injuries. it shut down the north bound lanes for 3 hours. >> in oakland crews responded to a two car crash at the highway 24 interchange about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. one person had to be taken to the hospital and the wet weather is blamed for a string of power outages, including one that shut down a high school. classes at silver creek high schol had -- school had to be chanceled. >> we have live -- canceled. >> we have live team coverage. ktvu's allie rasmus is tracking the problems but we begin with mark tamayo monitoring the changing conditions. he