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we have new information this morning about florence. the one time hurricane that continues to pound the carolinas, two more people have died as a result of this massive storm. and this races the death toll to 7. florence was downgraded. a hurricane to a tropical storm on friday. but it is still causing massive crops. and fema just wrapped up a briefing about the storms
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moments ago. >> powerful rain bands may produce another 15 to 20 inches or more. and they may slide south into the wilmington area. as it drifts to north central and north carolina and south carolina, it will take the very heavy rain bands with it and heavy rain may impact the charlotte, north carolina tonight into tomorrow. >> we have live team coverage on florence. we're tracking the storm's movements. >> but let's go to one of the hardest hits area of north carolina in the port city of wilmington. what the latest? >> the rain continues to fall here in wilmington, north carolina. we have just been getting it all morning. the wind has let up quite a bit since yesterday. but this storm continues to just drench this area in north carolina as well as south carolina. it is moving extremely slowly. the latest updates show us two miles an hour.
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that mean it's is just essentially -- means it is just essentially sitting over the communities. it is flooding rivers and streams. and the authorities are telling people it will be one of the most dangerous parts of the storm and the worst of the weather may have moved out of the area. all of the rain is going to ad up and going to continue to flood some of the towns. it is not safe for a lot of folks to be out there. and i just talked with the stepty police chief in wilmington -- deputy police chief in wilmington and asking people to stay out of this area and off the roads till they can get the roads cleaned up and once they can restore power. a lot of people in north carolina are without power today. we were told up to 1 million homes and businesses without power. and now it is about 780,000 without power. but this town, we have seen them working hard to get it
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back. it is a long job ahead of them. the rain could fall for days now, even with that a rain, even though some of that really bad rain we saw yesterday, this is with the constant rain. it is going to slide. and that is what we're asking people to be careful of. and don't think this think is over yet. live for us at wilmington, north carolina which has had a difficult 24-hour period. and it will go on for quite a while. we talked about how much it is sitting on the area. and rosemary is cracking florence for us. and they -- tracking florence for us. she looks like she wants to statement. you're right. in the last 24 hours or so, we watched it move 3 miles an hour at times. for some, that you can run faster than that. this storm is where it is at. this is a 24-hour time lapse. being see from yesterday at
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this hour, till this morning, that is how much it has moved. it is about 300 miles across. more than 300 if i a take a look at this. imagine from here to tahoe, 24 hours of steady rain in the last 24 hours. there is west at 2 miles an hour t is only moving 2 miles an hour. here's the path over the next 48 hours t is going to continue to move to the west inland and take a curve sunday into monday. so they have still more rain coming their way over the next day or two, perhaps. and we're looking at anywhere from ten to 15 inches of rain. and we heard during the fema report it could be up to 20 inches of rain all said and
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done. so they have so much more still to come. it is a deadly hurricane. as we have seen, just catastrophic damage going on out there. here's a look at what is going on here at home. we've got cloud cover to start the day. and in the north bay, 49 to start the morning at santa rosa. and low to mid-60s from the coast and upper 60s to low 70s around the bay and upper 70s to near 80 inland. and a mild one, a little cool at the coast. not much changing in the forecast. we have the update of a missing man from haywood. he texted deputies to let him know he was safe home in oakland. he went to visit family in new jersey and returned to sfo on
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thursday. when they went to pick him up, he was nowhere to be found. acted by a woman said they saw him near oliver boulevard. he is fine. the sam te'o's sheriff department is asking if anyone knows about a man that was arrested for child molestation to contact them. he was arrested for having sex with boy under 14. he groomed children with video game. he is also and uber driver. the investigators said that a concerned parent first contacted them about the suspect. >> they received information from his child about some potentially inappropriate behavior, that he overheard some of his friends talking
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about. >> he is being held on $1.3 million bail. he has been suspended as one of the drivers from uber. and there could be more victims. and anyone that might have more information come forward. the man accused of stabbing nia wilson to death still has not answered a plea. he's charged with murder with a special circumstance of laying in wait. wilson family attended the hearing yesterday but did not make a comment. his attorneys said that he is mentally ill and say this should not be a capitol murder case. >> we're still really disappointed with the reports of it being filed as a special circumstance case daysed on the mental illness of our client. >> he remainses in jail. and he will be in court next month. firefighters in modesto worked into the night to put
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out hotspots after a fire burned two commercial buildings. it originally started at a warehouse yesterday evening and spread to the building next to it and the smoke could be seen for miles. and both buildings were destroyed. one of them housed and outdoor store. they say that 15 of the employees were inside the crescent work. one firefighter was injured while battling the fire and transported to a local hospital. the cause of that fire is under investigation. and there is new information about the tragic death of a firefighter from utah. an investigation confirms that 42-year-old matthew -- battalion chief matthew burchett decide after a tree with thousands of gallon ofs of fire retardant fell on top of him. they mistaken this felt it on a
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route just a hundred feet over the tree tops, leaving the fire retardant at low altitude. it caused trees and branches to fall. two supervisors face discipline over those errors. a woman was taken to the hospital after she was hit a train around 9:30 last night. no word on the victim's condition and the incident caused service delays late last night. they brought the shuttle buses to take the passengers between civic center and st. james stations. more information about a man that died in front of a smart train last month. they say that the death was accidental. witnesses said they saw 29-year- old the man walking with his head down and wearing headphones looking the something in his hand. after reviewing video it appears that he did not notice that he was in the path of the train. some uber drivers are getting rides but they're not
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making money. how uber is responding to some claims that they are not getting paid. a big project will be happening today. coastal cleanups are happening all over the state, including the bay area. we'll have the latest coming up. (music throughout)
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happy saturday. this say live look there at partly sunny skies over the oakland skyline this morning. the east real fest is going on this week. don't forget to check that out. a lot going on and great weather in store. i'll have the detail on your neighborhood coming up -- details on your neighborhood coming up. today is california's largest annual volunteer event. thousands of volunteers along the california shorelines to
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clean up trash and debris before it makes its way out to the ocean. we go to the end of the marina park with more on that. good morning, lee. >> reporter: this is a huge volunteer effort. the volunteers will be looking for plastic things and other debris t is to prevent getting into the ocean cleaning up here in the inland areas before all of this garbage makes it out. so we're out right now. this is monarch bridge. and that is where we'll have one of a few efforts happening here in california. this is the second one happening here this is the 34th annual california coastal cleanup day. and we have pictures from previous years around the bay area. it gets residents involved in their community. and they usually turn out for
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big numbers to help. so i want to bring you back out here live. and this is the saw grass. tell us about the effort that you see from alameda county alone? >> alameda county has a lot of different areas and a lot of beaches all up and down the shoreline. but this is a statewide event. and all up and down the shoreline and all over california is very busy. >> reporter: how many volunteers did you have last year? in the thousands, right? >> yes. we get 4 to 500 here alone. there is quite a bit. >> reporter: what are you finding out here. what due typically pick up. >> bottles and cans stye foam
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cups and we found lots and lots of tennis balls. but thank you. you're going to get started soon. it is going to get started around 8:00? >> yes. from 8:00 to 12. >> reporter: so hopefully they'll have a bigger effort than last year. so 8 to 12 in the marina park. 7:15. shorelines and waterways will be a little cleaner up to the bay. this is happening from 9:00 this morning till noon. volunteers will be picking up trash and debris at shorelines and parks. organizes said that 1700 volunteers participated at 55 sites throughout the city. here's where some of the other coastal cleanups will be happening across the bay area later today. starting this morning at 9:00 a.m., they will be in fremont,
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half moon bay, alex savidge, almeda. and they'll be at the dunbar fishing pier. this will be popular beach and half moon bay and heart street in alameda. some uber drivers are not getting paid for the work that they do. they blame a glitch on the instant feature that the drivers have. uber would not say how many drivers this is affecting or if it is only happening in north america. but they do acknowledge it is a problem and they are trying to fix it. this driver said that he has been waiting nearly a week to get the $1,300 he's owed. >> they have continually telling us that it would be corrected in 24 hours. they consistently have not updated and we cannot access the money. >> he said that he's speaking out because he was told by an uber rep this is affecting thousands of drivers. he was also told he should
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expect a payment sometime next week. a new drive-thru coffee shop stirring up controversy. pink panther opened yesterday to protests. the owner was planning to have the better girls we are bikinis. and now they will serve drinks with taper names and instead of bikinis, they will wear shorts and tanked tops. >> i think it is their opinion. they have the right of an opinion and we have the right to our business. we're not degrading women at all. we are empowering women. >> we decided to go with the tank top and shorts to be for the first day. but hopefully next week, we'll have our bikinis. about 1500 people signed a petition opposing the coffee
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shop before it opened. other parts of the world are dealing with their own weather disasters. there is a typhoon that slammed into the philippines this morning. the government fear that's the -- government fears that the count will get much higher. the typhoon crossed land at 165 miles an hour that is 75 miles stronger than the hurricane forced winds of florence that hit landfall yesterday. here's a live look at myrtle beach, south carolina where we are tracking tropical storm florence this morning. you can see the camera the rain continues to fall there. the ocean does not look so bad. but this is a problem. i think that the rain just keeps falling along the carolinas in that area, right? >> some of the areas reporting 20, 25 inches so far. as we heard earlier in the
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program, they're looking at anywhere from 10 to perhaps another 20-inch before this moves out of the carolinas. at home, we have some nice weather coming our way. this is partly cloudy skies and a live look from san francisco across the bay. san francisco right now, 57 degrees. oakland 57 and low 50s in livermore. and san jose 50 a little chill in santa rosa at 49. we'll be mostly clear away from the coastline today. the temperatures up by a few degrees in some spots and up by 2 in hayward and up by four in livermore. but in the afternoon, we're expecting to cool back just a little bit. it has to do with a wave that is moving through and bringing in a little bit of a cooler air mass. outside, you have a little bit of partly sunny, partly cloudy skies. but, again, moving out of the way in time for your afternoon today. the onshore wind at fairfield reporting sustained at 21. 14 in oakland. and napa reporting 12.
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and the second part of the day, we could have a little bit of wind pick up a little more if you're going see the giants play. be prepared for a cool, breezy one out there. and we'll remain in this pattern, through today. today looks to be one of the cooler days. we get to a modest warmup as we get into the business week that happens to be the final week of summer. here is a look at the afternoon highs. 77 anna. 68 in oakland, 65 in san francisco. south bay locations upper 70s. 76 the afternoon high here. and mild 70 in santa cruz. are you going to tahoe. it will be cool to mild here as well so chilly, chilly. as we get into the afternoon, mid-60s today an upper 60s expected for tomorrow. it can be a little breezy today on the lake this is a look at the extended forecast for us
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here at home. the temperatures again climbing just a slight bump in the numbers for sunday. a little more on monday. tuesday into wednesday, low 80s in the forecast for the inland communities and 70s in the bay and mid-to upper 60s on the coast. back to you. some changes are coming to stanford university. they are. in 25 minutes why this buildings on campus are being renamed. today the legendary recording studio closes its doors.
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the warriors got to out of graph this final beam before it
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was lifted into place. >> my gosh. it was a pile of weeds a year ago. >> this event was meant to honor the people that are helping to build the arena. the choice center site is expected to be completed by next summer. >> the warriors will be hooping it up there. the a's are baseball's best when it comes to one run games. these are tight ball games, including another winner last night tampa bay on the road. fourth inning and two on for matt olson that is a single and rbi, 1-0 oakland. he crushes the 42nd bomb of the year. tops in the majors. only david ortiz has more home runs as a dh. what a we're for davis and the a's. they are two and a half back of
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the front running astros. how about the giants? they broke and 11 game losing streak with a win northeast over colorado. austin slader will play this gaper. giants up 2-0 after 2. starter chris straton, he goes the distance. a 7k special. and they get david gull out to end the game. they shut out rockies. and the giants' first win in the month of september. >> we'll take what we can get. today in college football, stanford is heavily favorite in their game against uc davis that will be 1:00. star running back bryce love will missing game. he has an injury. they are going for the third straight win to begin the season. san jose state is up in eugene to face the oregon ducks.
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fantasy studios have hosted some of the biggest names in music and they will be closing their doors. many famous musicians have record there had. the building is up for sale and the recording studio is being shut down. and he esteemed restaurant, brandon, will be closing its doors for good. it is a favorite among cal students and local that's like to hang out at the bar and watch some sports on tv. >> i drove from reading california this morning to have a sandwich at brandon's. i've been coming here my whole life, or it seems like most of my life. >> margaret wade and her brother barney have run the restaurant for the last 20 years. and their grandfather opened it up in 1959. but they say that times have
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changed. and a 25% rent increase did not help and that led to the decision shut down the restaurant. i have had a few meals there over the years, especially if you are at cal. it was a hot place. they sliced up the corn beef and the roast beef. it will be missed. california governor brown wraps up his three day global summit with a pledge. >> why he said that he needs a satellite and the san francisco company that is helping to make it happen. an unusual way to track tropical storm florence. how they are using waffle house restaurants to determine the severity of the storm.
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this is a live look of myrtle beach. it is still a little bamp. this is stall. it is not moving quickly. thank you for joining us on mornings on 2 rosemary is tracking this storm. we
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right now a tropical storm. but still life-threatening conditions out there. the wind are 50 miles an hour. and it is only moving west at 2 miles an hour. so, yes, when i say crawling, i mean it. giving you a look at the path as we move through the next day or two it is going to continue inland. it will curve to the north. and some of the projected models have it swinging back to the east and crossing right over the northeast in the days to come. keeping in mind, it will be a much weaker storm than what it is now and what it came ashore as. so this is what is going on right now. we'll continue to track it for you. and we have a live report coming up in the next half hour. and this is a live look at what is going on here at home. we have a cloudy start. partly cloudy skies out there. perhaps not as widespread as yesterday. and a little sunshine to go with the clouds this morning. and the temperatures in the upper 40s to 50s. 53 in san francisco, 54 in
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fremont and 55 in areas of san jose. it will bring the temperatures down a little bit. you can see a little stronger sea breeze for the afternoon as well. 64 the afternoon high for san francisco. upper 60s and low 70s for the east bay shore. and we're not expecting to get to the 80s today. we'll have a look at your extended forecast coming up. we begin this half hour of continuing our coverage of florence. the one time hurricane has now been downgrade to the tropical storm. but it is sitting and it is causing major problems in the carolinas. and the death toll rose from five to seven. and they say that the number will go up in the coming days. about a million homes and businesses did not have power. the power outages could end up affecting about 3 million people. north carolina's governor is calling florence, quote, uninvited brought that could
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wipe out entire communities as it grinds its way inland and up the eastern united states. here's a view of florence from the international space station. we've been looking at this satellite images offer the past week. and -- over the past week. and you see the here is size of florence. it is more than 500 miles. a north carolina television station was forced to evacuate when florence hit. in is in new bern, north carolina. what a mess. since that building is flooded, the sister station in south carolina are covering all mail coverage. fema are trying to make sure that the areas devastated by florence are making sure they get all the supplies they need. all the trucks are coming from
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military facilities and a number of neighboring states like kentucky and alabama. fema does not not just use radar, they look at the business, the waffle house. the official cans informally -- officials can informally of the hurricane by how many of the waffle houses closed. they called it the waffle house index. red means that the waffle house is shut down and it is a major hurricane. yellow it is open but with a limited menu green means that the waffle houses are open and everything is fine. governor brown made a final pledge as he wrapped up the
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global climate action summitt. at the closing day, he pledged to launch a satellite and look the impact of climate change on the planet. it is based in san francisco to build the satellite that would measure pollutant in the atmosphere. >> climbed threat still keeps going. so we want to know what the she will going on all over the world all the time. so we're going to launch our own dam satellite to figure out where the pollution is own how we're going to attend. >> governor signed a package with environmental measures that president trump is on the path of being being, quote, liar and criminal. he expressed the danger of climate change he said that the society has the technology and the will to make the necessary changes. >> that leads to the final
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question, will we change? and that what the global climate action summitt is all about. dave matthews performed a short set. the goal is to bring down carbon emissions. one of the feature speakers was global climate action summitt, former mayor bloomberg who is reportedly preparing to run for president in 2020. self made billionaire planned to run as i democrat. he i had to with the idea to run -- he toyed with the idea to run as an independent in 2016. he has dropped a number of hints about a 2020 run and told attendees to expect to see him on the ballot in 2020. former trump campaign chairman paul manafort pled
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guilty to two federal charges. as part of the agreement he must fully cooperate with special counsel robert mueller's investigation. his second trial was to start next week. >> he accepted responsible and that is conduct that dates back in years. >> man mortgage is looking at -- manafort is looking at significant prison time. he is forfeited multiple bank accounts and property. the president's attorney said if a statement, once again an investigation is concluded with i plea having nothing to do with president trump and the trump campaign. the reason? president trump did nothing wrong. judge brett kavanaugh is denying about accusations by a woman that lives here in the
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area. it involves a party when he was a high school in maryland in the 1980s. the woman making the allegation wrote a letter to her local congresswoman. and the new yorker said that the woman's letter accuses the teenage judge brett kavanaugh holding her down and trying to force himself on her. she said that he and another boy turned up the music. judge brett kavanaugh said the following. he said i did not do this in high school or at any or time. the u.s. senate is planning to vote on the supreme court nomination as soon as next week. the texas board of education voted to remove hillary clinton from the associate states curriculum. a 15 member voted yesterday on which historical figures were, quote essential to learn about and who wasn't. the board also voted to remove
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helen keller and to keep evangelist billy graham. the catholic diocese of san jose are taking steps to investigate abuse of children. they will public announce the priests. they hope that the series of measures will help the victims heal. >> reporter: the diocese of san jose said it has a plan to address the clergy abuse.  the victims stay is about time. >> any no try to fix wrongs is a move in the right direction. but whole heartly, what took so long? >> reporter: it was in 1970s when john and others were abused at the hands of the late priest -- san jose. >> it is a little frustration. our word and investigation was not good enough to warrant the
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investigation. it took the pennsylvania grand jury to make you do this. >> reporter: the pennsylvania grand jury said that the catholic church a long history abuse. and there will be a series of listening sessions to listen to the public. they will release the names of every priest credibly accused of sexual assault. the bishop said that the only way we can address the failed leadership in the catholic church in the united states and around the world is to do what is rights and just. >> what is the right thing to do? >> reporter: this is a processer professor said it will be important to explain what a
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credible report will be. >> there is a cautious optimism that comes with this. >> reporter: the first listening session will be september 22nd with two more to follow in san jose. they expect to release the names of the accused priests in october. the search for a missing 57- year-old man has a happy ending this morning. coming up in the 8:00 hour, we'll tell you how the family was able to track him down. ck him down. in a few minutes, california's biggest volunteer project will begin t is an effort to keep the coast clear and our oceans clean. fast, reliable internet is crucial. does it every go down? yes. can't do my job. business grinds to a halt.
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today is california's largest annual volunteer event, coastal cleanup day. this is to clean up the california shore lines and clean up trash and debris.
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>> reporter: if you see the rocks, you can see some trash and bags and wrappered and plastic bottles here. there are a couple of different cleanups happening around the state. we're expecting some 500 volunteers later this morning to pick up the trash. this is the 34th annual california coastal cleanup day. it gets residents involved of the health of their own communities and the effort begins inland because a lot of garbage ends up making its away from here to the ocean. and according to the coastal commission, the top things picked up from the shore lines or cigarettes, filters, caps and lids. and the volunteers are very thorough going through the shoreline looking for the trash. >> but it is imbedded in the rocks and the march and on to
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the beach. >> reporter: this is the second cleanup location here. there will be another spot that you can show up to. so this will begin at 8:00. it will go till noon. so they're trying to pick up as much trash as possible within the next four hours. again. it will go on till noon. leigh martinez, ktvu news. shore ways in oakland will be a little cleaner today. creek to bay day clean up is today. last year's organizationers say more than 1700 volunteers took part at 55 sites throughout the city. here's where some of the coastal cleanups will be going on across the bay area this morning. 9:00, there will be volunteers
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picking up trash at the dunn bart fishing pier. and also at popular beach and half moon bay and ocean beach and shoreline beach. owners of millennium tower tried to keep their building from yellow tagged. they finished taping a cracked window and they put up a canopy to protect pedestrians from any possible falling debris and now the city is willing to be flexible as long as the building is safe. stanford has agreed to remove a controversial figure's name on the campus. they will remove the -- name who is blamed for the
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mistreatment of native mornings. it will be renamed jane stanford way. and two other buildings will undergo a name change. but the new names have yet to be decide. and other references to sarah and the system will remain. taking to our top story now this is myrtle beach, north carolina where hurricane florence hit yesterday. nearly two feast rain has fallen. in some places more. it has stalled now. it is moving 2 miles an hour and sitting over the state of north carolina but some bands are reach nothing virginia and as far south as south carolina. we'll have an update on the hurricane. let's get the facts and the figures on the hurricane and our weekend ahead as well. yes. they have another ten to 20 inches of rain perhaps in the next 24 to 36 hours. we'll track that take a look at
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something pleasant. this is a live look at what we have going on here at home. if you look closely in the background, you may see the tower poking out of that cloud cover there. we have partly cloudy skies to start the day. and the temperatures a little warmer than yesterday, 57 degrees right now in san francisco. upper 40s to start your morning in santa rosa. and upper 50s in oakland and 50s in livermore and san jose. a pleasant one coming our way. we're looking at temperatures a few more degrees higher. we're looking at the nice weather in the afternoon. the cloud cover is expected to peel back. it will be a little breezy. we have a disturbance that will roll through and bring in a little cooler air mass. so the temperatures are expected to drop off a little bit. some of our inland areas hitting the low 80s yesterday. today we're looking at upper 70s so not a big change.
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but perhaps the onshore breeze picking up and the temperatures coming down just slightly the onshore breeze at oakland sustained at 14 and south breeze at concord and fairfield reporting 21 miles an hour so this cool pattern, locked in for the next day. we'll get back to warmer weather and back into the low 80s as we get into the final week of summer. before today, 60s on the coast and a lot of 70s bay side an inland. 78 degrees for santa rosa today. and the inland communities for the east bay, 79 and brentwood, you may touch 80. 68 in oakland this afternoon. in san francisco, we'll go to 65. if you're going to see the giants play a little later, game time 6:05. it will be breezy. bring your jacket. upper 70s morgan hill and 70 degrees expected for santa cruz. these are the details on your
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forecast. the west wind 20 to 25. so once you get inside the park, hopefully not so breezy. but getting in and out of the park expect the wind to kick up. and this a view of the extended forecast, the temperatures warm just lightly on sunday. a little bum come monday. tuesday -- bump come monday. 70s in the bay and 60s on the coast. two recent high school graduated made their way back to dewey academy for a special event. >> how the school staff made the wedding a possibility. that is coming up.
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sushi restaurant and demanded money from the employees and the management. if you recognize the suspect, give the please a call. the coast guard said that a crane struck the power lines and that caused them to fall into the water. so they established a temporary safety zone that restricted boat travel in in the channel. it was reopened last night. long time friends for robin william honored in san francisco last night to honor the late comedian. they showed off the new sign for the robin williams meadow. it marks the final step to remain the sharon meadow that called the bay area home. >> how could you say no to robin williams? the one thing he did say to me, you are one of the few
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politicians that are intentionally funny. so it is an honor to be here and have -- take part in this is a wonderful idea. it is a wonderful tribe beauty. >> the 38th annual comedy day in the park. it is a free event open to the public. the black eyed pea festival begins this morning. there will be music, arts and crafts and food. it will be held outside oakland tech high school on broadway. and it is absolutely free. so good check it out. and it will run till 6:00 tonight. it has become one of the popular events each year. it is the 23rd annual northern california dragon bost festival.
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it takes place today and tomorrow. such a fun event to watch. it is the largest competitive dragon boat festival in the u.s. with nearly 120 teams from throughout the world. and the event features a colorful dragon boat. >> that is nice. two students that recently graduated from high schools in oakland returns to campus for a very special event. >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. >> i would say that is special. aj graduated from the due i didn't dewey high school and his girlfriend graduated from -- and they got back yesterday to get married. they wanted to get married so they would qualify for family
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benefits. the school's principal even officiated the ceremony. >> when she came into the life and made a connection, we saw a major change in him and his focus on academics. it is one of the motivating factors in him earning his high school diploma match we're super proud of him and the effect that she had on his life. >> with this ring... >> mission is to ensure that the students know they care about them even after they graduate. there you go. >> that is very nice. we have continuing coverage of florence as the death toll continues to rise. damage that is to come. an uber driver was arrested for tuesday pictured child -- suspected child molestation. how this man targeted his
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this is mornings on 2 . >> good morning to you. welcome back to mornings on 2. here is a live look this morning as we follow tropical storm florence. this is myrtle beach, south carolina. the carolinas are just getting hit hard, and it doesn't seem like the end is insight anytime soon as florence sits over the area and continues to rain. welcome to mornings on 2. i am claudine wong . >> good morning. i am frank mallicoat and the top story is hurricane florence . >> this was once a hurricane, and now it is a tropical storm,
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but two more people have died as a result of the storm, raising the death toll at 27. it was downgraded on friday, but it is just causing this destruction across the carolinas with close to 1 million homes and businesses without power. the flooding is being described as catastrophic. fema warned that florence could pound other parts of north carolina as well. >> powerful rainbands may produce 15 or 20 inches or more, sliding south during the day today. as florence drifts into north- central and northwestern north carolina and south carolina, it will take the heavy rainbands with it come impacting the charlotte, north carolina area. >> we do have coverage on florence for you and we have rosemary tracking the movement
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of the storm but first we will take you out to reporter lauren blanchard in port city of wilmington. you have been there for a few days and what have you seen in the past 24 hours? >> reporter: hello, frank and claudine. the rain has let up here in wilmington, but officials are warning just because some of the conditions may let up a little bit, it will still be packing a lot of rain over the next day and it will lead likely to a lot of flooding. thankfully we are the flooding seems to be doing all right. i want to bring up something we were talking about and that is the death count for tropical storm florence. it is a total of seven and police now in the town where the deaths were tell us it was actually a murder-suicide and not hurricane related.
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they are not part of the hurricane death count that is still standing. here in wilmington we are still waiting to see if it brings any sort of flooding to this area. so far it has been okay. i was speaking with the deputy police chief who said they are dealing with looting. they now have a patrol dedicated to vent and now those first responders who could be helping people could be getting roads cleared. they now have to watch the homes and businesses. >> in the past we noticed people were hunkering down and are you seeing anyone out and
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about now or is everyone just kind of staying inside waiting this one out? >> there was a curfew overnight that did left. some people will come out and take some photos. for the most part, it has been fairly quiet. the deputy police chief was asking us if people stayed off of the road because there are a lot of trees down and power lines down. they are trying to make sure it is safe and if there is any medical emergencies, they do not want to be dealing with traffic so they are asking folks if you are not in town, do not come back until the situation is more under control. try to stay in your homes until things become more safe.
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>> to feed our rain in 24 hours. what is it like in wilmington? you are right on the water. just massive water coming into the city? >> reporter: let me show you what it looks like. we are next to the cape fear river. last night this area was covered in a few inches of rain. that flooding has gone away. there is other parts of the town where the streets do have standing water. that is not the chief concern right now. there other parts of the carolinas that were hit in wilmington and thankfully that is not one of the biggest concerns right now. it will actually be the downed power lines and making sure folks are safe. >> wherever you go it is just a
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mess. thank you so much for that report. the governor of north carolina, roy cooper, speaking about the storm right now. >> it is tornadoes and high winds. if you need help dial 211. those using video relay services should dial 888-892- 1162. and also the readync app has information about shoulders. i'm grateful to have monica mcgee to provide interpretation for us for american sign language. this storm eventually will leave the state. we have been through tough stores in north carolina. this is testing us. now is the time for us to persevere. i have never known
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north carolinians to quit in the face of a challenge, and we are not about to start. speaking of a team that never quits, i would like to introduce to you several of our team working here at the emergency operations center 24/7. there working around the clock to keep north carolina safe. i want to introduce to you to the right erik hooks, the secretary of public safety. beside him is like spray very, the director of emergency management and beside him doctor mindy kaling. >> you have been listening to the governor cooper who is talking. we have seen in the middle of the disaster just really trying to make sure that everyone who is watching is safe . >> you need a governor to step in. i think the big word there
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was hurricane florence will eventually leave the state. she is still causing a lot of trouble and it will be weeks before they recover. >> let's go to rosemary orozco, our meteorologist who is watching the storm. >> so we know already it is a deadly storm and a life- threatening situation continuing. as you said, even after the rain is gone, all of those people without power. that is another big concern. right now florence is at 35 miles-per-hour only moving west at it to miles-per-hour -- 2 miles-per hour. it is the rain that is not going away anytime soon and it takes until tomorrow before it leaves the state. it is expected to then go toward the northeast in the
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coming days keeping in mind it will be a depression not quite as strong as what we see right now. notice over the last 24 hours it is not really moving. the exact same community getting pummeled yesterday continues today. this spends 300 miles. you figure all of those communities just continuing to see a lot of rain. hears 5:00 this afternoon where there is rain the entire day. still the carolinas getting hit with all of this rain and it really takes until tomorrow afternoon before it finally moves far enough west that these folks begin to see a break of 15 inches of rain still to come for some of these areas. the life-threatening situation will continue. here is a look
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here at home where it is pleasant. we are talking about cloud cover to start our day and 54 in san francisco and in santa rosa starting in the 40s for you there. the afternoon is low 60s from the coast into san francisco and upper 70s for the warmer locations. i will have a look at that in the extended forecast coming up. we have an update on the search for a missing man from hayward. the daughter texted ktvu to let us know he was found safe in oakland. he returned to sfo on thursday. he was nowhere to be found when the family came to pick him up. after his story appeared on the news, they were contacted by a woman who said she saw him in the area of international
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boulevard. they say they found him and he is okay. the san mateo sheriff department is asking anyone with automation about a man arrested on suspicion of child molestation to come for. he was arrested and the suspect brought in children with the help of video games. he is also an uber driver. a concerned parent first contacted them and he is now being held on a 1.3 mill dollars bail. today is the annual volunteer event and it is coastal cleanup day which draws thousands of volunteers to the california shorelines to clean up debris. leigh martinez is at the marina park with more. good morning, leigh .
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>> reporter: the first of the volunteers i've just showed up and we are at marina bay drive bridge were a group of volunteers will start to pick up trash here. you can actually see some of the debris that they will be picking up this morning and this is the coastal cleanup day in california. the effort helps to keep plastic out of the ocean. we have photos from previous years. it gets residents involved in the environmental health of their own communities. a lot of garbage makes its way from here to the ocean and according to the coastal commission, it is cigarettes and filters, food wrappers, and caps or lids. it goes through the shoreline looking for the trash. >> you cannot see it from here, but it is all embedded.
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>> reporter: this is the second location at the marina. we have a lot of school students will be showing up. the event begins at 8:00. it begins at 8:00 and goes on until 12:00 noon. leigh martinez, fox 2 news . there is a weather disaster hitting the philippines and what we know about the typhoon coming up. florence police some people stranded. up next, we will speak to someone to hear about the effort.
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other parts of the world are doing with their own
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disasters with a typhoon slamming into the philippines early this morning. two women were killed when the rain collapsed the hillside on top of then. the typhoon crossed land at 165 miles-per-hour. it is stronger than hurricane florence. the bay area is helping with emergency response to tropical storm florence and there is a team of first responders based in alameda county to help with search and rescue. we have the battalion chief who is here in the bay area. good morning, robert. >> thank you for having me on. >> what has the team been doing so far? spent the first couple of days was them getting out there. they had to get them prepared
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and then they drove and in the last day the first team that arrived just doing house to house searches and rescues where they come across them. the second team arrived late last night and has been put to work this morning. >> there are so many different types of rescues. when they go out, how familiar are they with the situations that they are running into? >> sure. they are very familiar with the situation a training standpoint and it is always a new thing. all of the teams that we have sent have specialized training in the swiftwater rescues. they are well prepared for moving around to search the homes and they are getting boats
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in the water getting to go a short distance, and they need to take the boats out. there is a lot of hard work so they have to be very prepared in and out to get back to the work that they want to do. >> i imagine you have talked to your team. how bad is the flooding? >> a lot of debris of course falls into roadways and they also have debris in the waterways. so they can get home to home and do the search. so the wind event caused a lot of damage to homes, buildings, and vegetation. when you put the water on top of that, you have quite a mess
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to deal with. the winds have died down quite a bit. it is not as bad the storm went over dealing with the water and more rain is coming. >> what is a long-term strategy ? i know you said task force for is pretty big with different specialties and training. how do you decide when to switch people out? >> fema search and rescue response right now, there are 28 teams in the country. accepted two regina teams are working hard in their own communities, they all have been deployed to the region. we have really quite a bit of resources and personnel working. the standard is a 21 day
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deployment. after the 21 days is over, all of the teams will transfer personnel out and bring new personnel in. >> very critical and much needed help. battalion chief coordinator for oakland task force, we really appreciate your time this morning. >> let's check in with rosemary now with the weekend ahead as well. >> florence is just going to crawl across the carolinas and it looks like tomorrow morning into the early afternoon another 20 inches when all is said and done and already a deadly storm. here at home we had some good weather coming our way already starting out with sunshine with
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san francisco at 57. we have partly cloudy skies and oakland at 57. santa rosa is in the 40s this morning and numbers are up over yesterday. we had a little bit of cloud cover yesterday morning and this morning we have temperatures already on their way and along the coastline we are in here pretty good. some blue sky over the golden gate bridge and partly cloudy skies inland with temperatures expected to cool down just a little bit. it is a little bit stronger as the system moves through. fearful right now is 22 miles per hour and winds gusting up to
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23. if it is breezy, be prepared. giving you a view of what we can expect, 60s at the coast and 70s around the bay. coming farther west, we have 78 in concord and 65 degrees expected in san francisco and into santa rosa into the south today it is a nice one for you with upper 70s at morgan hill. it is beginning to feel a bit like fall into the final days of summer. here as we can expect for the italian festival. it will be low 60s in the forecast for most of the day. here is a look at the extended forecast. temperatures will come up slightly, and then we continue
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run games with oakland now 21- 12 including another win on the road in tampa bay gaining little ground on the astros too. it is a single and rbi and the game-winner in extra innings with chris davis crushing his 42nd of the year. david ortiz has more home runs as a designated hitter. what a year for the a's just 2.5 back of the astros. the giants are breaking out of the 11 game losing streak. it is the giants in business and the starter with the district was magnificent with a seven case special and in the game and the giants shut down
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at&t and the first win in the month of september. today in college football stanford is favored against uc davis with kickoff at 11:00 this morning. the running back is going to miss that game and in the meantime facing the idaho state bengals going for the third straight win to begin the season. >> i think ucla is playing fresno state. good luck. >> last weekend was tough. still to come, we are continuing to track tropical storm florence. >> we will hear from one of the residents jacksonville, north carolina, who was forced to evacuate. >> it is the biggest volunteer effort of the year and we will have more on the california
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coastal cleanup.
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welcome back, everyone. good morning. it is a live look at myrtle beach, south carolina. this is in south carolina where tropical storm florence has been downgraded and is moving at about 2 miles-per-hour over the state of north carolina. a lot going on. >> thank you for joining us here on mornings on 2. let's talk about florence. >> we begin this half-hour with a warning from roy cooper. it has been downgraded to a tropical storm but is still causing major problems throughout the carolinas and the east coast. the death toll is now at seven.
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it will rise further in the coming days with 1 million homes and businesses currently without power. it is hovering over parts of north carolina dumping rainfall. >> rivers will rise days after the rain has stopped. they will crest monday, tuesday , and wednesday. most storm deaths occur from drowning in freshwater. >> governor cooper describes florence as an uninvited brute. take a look at florence from the international space station where the satellite images show the size and the confirmation 500 miles. in 10 minutes we will talk to a
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man who lives along the coast. >> let's go to rosemary orozco, who is keeping an eye on florence. >> you are right. that is the biggest concern. last year the same thing happened in houston, her 18 all sorts of devastation. right now the winds are moving only west at 2 miles-per-hour. it is crawling through the carolinas. you will notice it has barely barged over the last 24 hours. before it moves inland and could drop rain in some areas and it will continue to move west before it moves north. in the coming days we will see it coming back toward the east over the northeast areas that
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will be right around thursday and friday. it is not going to be nearly as powerful as what we have seen. here at home we do have partly cloudy skies and cloudy at the coastline. temperatures already beginning to rebound feeling pretty good with mid 50s in nevada and if you are getting out and you have a breeze, it will still feel chilly because the onshore breeze will be with us. 64 degrees in san francisco and upper 70s for warmer locations. i will have a look at your extended forecast coming up. governor brown wrapped up the global climate action summit in san francisco. the closing date of the event had a pledge to launch a
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satellite to study the impact of climate change on the planet working with a company to build the satellite that would measure pollutants in our atmosphere. >> the climate threat still keeps growing. we want to know what is going on so we are going to launch our own satellite to figure out where the pollution is and how we are going to end it. >> he said president donald trump was on a path to becoming a liar and a criminal. also al gore stressed the dangers of climate change and said he was hopeful because society has the technology and the will to make those necessary changes. >> and only leaves the final question. will we change? that is what this summit is all about.
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musician and activist dave matthews added by performing a short set, although he was interrupted by protesters. the goal is to bring down carbon emissions immediately with hopes for zero emissions by the year 2050. one of the speakers was michael bloomberg, who is preparing to run for president in 2020. he plans to run as a democrat. and when he first ran for mayor in 2001 was a republican. and he says expect to see his name on the ballot. paul manafort entered a surprise plea deal putting guilty to two federal charges
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as part of an agreement he must corporate with robert mueller's russia investigation. paul manafort among those present for the trump tower meeting with donald trump, jr.. the guilty plea would avoid a second trial to start next week. >> he has accepted responsibility. this is for conduct dating back many years. >> he is looking at significant prison time and he has fortified property. rudy giuliani said in a statement an investigation is concluded for the trump campaign. the reason the president did nothing wrong. brett kavanaugh is denying
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a sexual misconduct allegation that dates back three decades. it involved the party when cavanaugh was a high school student in maryland in the 1980s. she wrote a letter to her local congresswoman and the norco said she accused the teenage kavanaugh of forcing himself upon her. kavanaugh issued a statement saying i categorically denied this allegation. i did not do this in high school or at any time. the senate will vote as soon as next week. the texas board of education has voted to remove hillary clinton from the state social studies curriculum. a board voted yesterday in which historical figures were essential to learn about and who wasn't. the board voted to remove helen
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keller from the kirkland and to keep billy graham. they say it was preliminary, and the board will take a final vote in november. managers of the millennium tower trying to prevent the building from becoming yellow tagged. crews constructed a canopy on the outside of the building to protect pedestrians from falling debris. officials have threatened to yellow tagged the building and are willing to be flexible as long as the building is safe. >> there is a vote to remove names from this campus. they will rename three campus references to the one who founded the system in the 1700s and is blamed for his mistreatment of native americans. it will be named stanford way
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after the university cofounder. they have yet to be decided. stanford said other references will remain. in san francisco crews removed a large statue early yesterday morning. the early days statue was put up at the civic center plaza in 1894 depicting a native american karen at the feet of a catholic missionary and spanish cowboy. they approved its removal following complaints the images disrespect native americans. the appeal of the decision was dismissed clearing the way for the removal of the statue. we are learning details about a fatal crash and what investigators are now saying after a man walked right in front of a train. and we are continuing to track tropical storm florence terrain for one of the
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good morning. is a live look off of the coast of the carolinas where we continue to track tropical storm florence with 25 inches of rain falling in some areas with another 15
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before it finally moves out. here at home we have some good weather coming our way with tropical storm florence moon lien west -- moving west and 2 miles-per-hour. we have a nice day shaping up and 51 degrees in santa rosa with still cloud cover off of the coastline. partly cloudy skies over san francisco and san jose checking in the upper 50s. it is livermore that has a warmer start and into the afternoon we are actually expecting a bit of a drop in temperatures for the afternoon and the onshore breeze could be stronger. here is a look at the cloud cover with partly cloudy skies
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and it will be mostly clear today. the onshore breeze at fairfield is 20 miles per hour and winds gusting up to 23. it is breezy you're at, it will still feel cool. 70s around the day and some of the warmer locations about 80 degrees which includes brentwood and antioch and a little bit closer to the bay we have 68 in oakland today with 65 in san francisco. san francisco has the festival going on and the eat real festival over areas of oakland and lake merritt. we have the dragon boat races and san jose. if you are going to hope, it is a chilly start followed by a
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mild afternoon. upper 30s and low 40s to start the day. it is upper 60s expected for tomorrow and here at home we have temperatures ranging from the low 60s at the coast and a slight warm-up into the bay area sunday. it is pleasant weather feeling like fall getting back to a warmer day with the inland cities. and then as we take a look around the bay, it is 60s. 1.5 million people in the carolinas were ordered to evacuate. it will be days before they can return home. >> one of the families lived in jacksonville, north carolina, northeast of where florence made landfall near wrightsville beach. joining us on the phone is bill
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, he evacuated to greensboro. good morning, bill. tell us first and foremost how you and your family are doing and what has the last 48 hours been like for you folks? >> we evacuated tuesday, but we have been here for three days and it has been pretty tough. we are managing. we are cooped up in a hotel. we drove 180 miles off of the coast, but now there will be flooding. >> do you know how your home is doing? >> the town is completely underwater. i have damage to my outside shed and other than that, my place is fine.
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>> we had heard stories of people refusing to leave. do you know anyone who said i am not going anywhere? >> my neighbor hunkered down and they did not have small children. we left because we have a small child. they were calling it a category 4 and local authorities were saying that there were buildings within the city that they could not sustain and they would not be able to put up shelters. that is when we made the decision to get out of town. is it raining you are now? >> it is. >> it is still hovering. what is your game plan? are you going to try to lay low for a couple more days? >> if i have to keep pushing
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farther west, i will. i am trying to stay centrally located. >> had a. that spot? how did you know how far you need to go so you do not need to keep going? >> i was just watching the local weather. i was not going to run away from thunderstorms and a little rain. i just wanted to get out of the major flooding. >> have you been in north carolina most of your life? >> we just moved here two months ago. i was stationed in southern california for the past five years.
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>> are you finding a lot of other folks who have evacuated? >> there are several people in wilmington and off of the coast here. >> i imagine the highways were pretty jampacked on tuesday and wednesday. >> i waited until 8:00 and 9:00 on tuesday night putting me a day or two. i can only imagine what it will be like trying to get back. >> have your neighbors done pretty well >> it was a pretty gnarly storm.
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he said the biggest problem is not have electricity. in my little area, we are 76 feet above sea level, so flooding is not a problem for us. but what about the local people who do not have the money to evacuate? i feel bad for them. >> we appreciate you taking the time to talk to us, bill. it is good at least your home is okay for now. we appreciate it. stay safe out there. >> thank you. >> they are 180 miles from the coast. a new coffee shop is stirring up a controversy in redwood city. >> was neighbors are total why
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neighbors -- why neighbors are filing complaints with the county.
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thousands of people across the state are helping to clean up beaches. ktvu's leigh martinez talks to volunteers this morning in san leandro. >> reporter: there are several cleanup activities happening today. we are at monarch bay drive bridge where crews will be picking up trash year. you can see some of the debris that they are going to be collecting this morning. the effort helps to keep plastic and pollution out of the ocean. it gets residents involved in their own communities and a lot
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of garbage makes its way from here to the ocean. >> what makes you want to come out and do that? >> we want to clean up our community and show the kids that volunteering is important. >> the top things picked up our cigarettes and food wrappers. these volunteers are looking for trash. >> you cannot see it but it is into the marsh and on the beach . >> it is going on until 12:00. leigh martinez, fox 2 news . >> shorelines will also be cleaner after today with creek to pay day. volunteers will be clicking up trash. last year worthen 1700
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volunteers dissipated and here is a list of where some of the cleanups will be going on. 9:00 there will be volunteers picking up trash and it will also be happening at half moon bay. also ocean beach in san francisco. nasa has launched a satellite to measure ice sheets here on earth. nasa sent the satellite will measure all of the changes. oakland is honoring the legacy of a beloved pastor. elizabeth street will now be call newton carey junior way with a community celebration today unveiling the new street sign.
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she led the church on isabel street for decades. the city council has renamed the street outside of the church. here is a story that should warm your heart. a third baseman is now making friends in cleveland. he was recently picked up by the indians and then he played a little catch with him out on the field. he autographed a bottle writing on it thank you for playing catch. >> baseball will be hanging around. it is the first of its kind event kicking up in oakland today. we will let you know coming up and we will learn how to make some drinks while we are at it as well.
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and some over drivers not very happy. daughter uber drivers -- uber drivers not very happy. >> here is a live look at the oceanfront in south carolina as florence continues to pound the region causing flooding and damage. we will have an update coming up.
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just continues to sit over the region swirling and not getting out anytime soon. we are continuing to keep an eye on this this morning. welcome to mornings on 2 . i am claudine wong. >> and i am frank mallicoat . fema warning people that hurricane florence will remain a threat. >> we really want to reiterate the importance of the situation that will extend of rising waters and high winds. >> we have coverage on florence with rosemary orozco tracking its movements. >> first let's go to lauren blanchard. it looks like a
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little bit of a break. >> reporter: we actually were getting a bit of a break from the rain that is just starting up again. the area expects at least a couple more inches over the next few days. let me show you what we are looking at today. this is cape fear river. yesterday this entire area flooded as it came over onto this boardwalk area, including where i am standing now. the conditions a lot better today. i was talking to the deputy police chief in wilmington. he said right now the focus is on trying to restore power. a lot of those power lines are down with our own hotel having
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no power. the main focus is trying to clear roadways. there is also a lot of trees down. it was here that two people were killed in wilmington when a tree fell on a house. the deputy police chief said they think because someone evacuated that they were able to avoid more death because that is something they are now dealing with trying to assess damage. they are asking people to stay off of the roads today. >> is it a ghost town in wilmington right now? or are people trying to take a look at what happened? >> reporter: it has come and gone throughout the morning. a good number of people have come out on the boardwalk.
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this is also when we see folks going back inside with the police chief asking people to please stay inside. we also see guys like this behind me out for a bike ride in the morning. it is not too populated here with businesses still closed just because this storm is not over. is moving at 2 miles-per-hour suis continues to have rain in this area and especially now in south carolina. >> thank you so much. let's go over to meteorologist rosemary orozco for a look at the storm. we just cannot get this thing to speed up. >> it is moving west at 2 miles- per-hour and the winds are at 45 miles-per-hour.
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it will continue to make a path toward the west. it is going to go northeast and it will be a weaker storm and over the last 24 hours anywhere from 25 inches of rain falling in some of those areas. it is hard to believe how slowly it has moved. it is hard to even see it move at all. and it spends 300 miles wide.  imagine all of those communities with rainbands that will continue. here is a look at 6:00 where it is still over the carolinas.
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late tonight we are finally beginning to move further west and getting into the weekend it is moving into areas of kentucky that we will see who the next 72 hours. as far as rainfall, we are looking at another few inches up to 10 inches. so it is definitely going to continue as we roll through the weekend. here is a look at what is going on for our weekend with partly cloudy for the rest of us and into the afternoon today temperatures are expected to come down slightly and even a tad warmer in some spots with 60 degrees in livermore. the onshore breeze will be picking up as well. 64 degrees in san francisco for the afternoon and upper 70s for
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the warmer locations. temperatures will bump up into the coming days, and i will have a look at that coming up. emeryville police are investigating a shooting that happened before 11:00 last night at the 7-eleven on 40th street. police said the injuries of the victim are not life-threatening. a woman was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a train in san jose. last night no word yet on the victim's condition causing service delays. they take passengers between the civic center and st. james station. we have new information about the man who died when he walked in front of a train last month and they say it was accidental.
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he was walking with his head down wearing headphones looking at something. police say after reviewing video, it does appear he did not notice it was about to walk right in front of that train. a man appeared in court but is not entered a plea facing a judge yesterday and he is charged with murder. wilson's family attended the hearing but did not make a comment. he could face the death penalty if convicted. 's attorneys say he is mentally ill and say should not be a capital murder case. >> we are still very disappointed with regards to the filing of this being a special circumstances case based on the mental illness of our client. >> he remains in jail and was ordered to return to court next month. we have an update for the search of a missing man out of
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hayward. he texted ktvu to let us know he was found safe in oakland. as we reported last night, he had visited relatives and returned to sfo on thursday. when his family went to pick him up, he was nowhere to be found. the family is concerned because he does suffer from forgetfulness. they were contacted by a woman who had seen someone who fit the description. the family found him and he seemed disoriented but otherwise is doing just fine. the mayor will hold a news conference at city hall to talk about the plan. it will help to define cultural priorities for the city. the news conference is going to start at 10:00 on monday. some uber driver's are not getting paid for work that they do and they blame it on the drivers app. uber would not say
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how many drivers it is affecting or if it is all happening in north america, but they do acknowledge that they have a problem. the driver told us he has been waiting for a week to get $1300 . >> they have been continually telling us that it would be corrected within 24 hours and we still cannot access the money. >> is speaking out because he was told that this is affecting thousands of drivers. a new coffee shop is stirring up some controversy. it opened yesterday but there was protesters outside. the owner was going to have the baristas wearing bikinis. some in the neighborhood complained
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and so the owner agreed to make some changes. for now the shop will serve drinks with tamer names and the baristas will wear shorts and tank tops. >> i think it is their opinion and they have the right to have an opinion just as we have the right to have a business. spoke we decided to go with the tank tops and shorts for the first day. >> 1500 signed a petition on the website. and legendary recording studio in berkeley is going to shut its doors. fantasy studios hosted some of the biggest names in music like carlos santana and journey. some of the musicians recorded there and the building is up for sale. the recording studio is being shut down. tonight a restaurant will
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serve its last meal. brennans is closing its doors for good after 60 years. brennans is known for its corned beef sandwich. it is a favorite among locals who like to hang out at the bar. >> i drove from redding this morning to come have a sandwich at brennans. i have been coming here my whole life. >> margaret and her brother have run the restaurant for the last 20 years. their grandfather opened it in 1959. they say that times have changed and among the changes is the rent with a 25% increase, leading to the decision to close. >> it was popular when i went there. we would always go after games. sad to see it go. the first of its kind event
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♪ given you a live look from the san francisco where we have the class this morning and a lot going on with some great weather to be had. looking at alameda. we will have a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up. >> owner of the pink house, give us a shot. we will come on over. the san francisco exploratory will give us a chance to look at a ship that
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will access the pacific. it is one of the most advance research vessels in the world heading off the california coast to study hydrothermal vents. it is right now at pier 15. tours will be given next sunday. we will put up a link at www.ktvu.com and how you can reserve tickets. its name comes from the look dragon in the film -- luck dragon in the film the never ending story. people are picking up debris from the state shoreline and volunteers are helping to clean up the marina. >> there is always a lot of bottles and cans and sometimes class with sometimes styrofoam. >> wanted to say coastal cleanup day is the largest
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annual volunteer event in the state. waterways in oakland look at a facelift today. it is from 9:00 this morning until 12:00 noon. volunteers will be picking up trash and debris. last year more than 1700 people volunteered in 55 different sites throughout the city. here is where some of them will be going on. they will have volunteers picking up trash at the parking lot in fremont and also happening at poplar beach and ocean beach and park street in alameda. according to the dallas morning news, a board voted yesterday on which historical figures were essential to learn about and who were not. they also voted to remove helen keller from the curriculum and to keep billy graham picked his
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supercenter was preliminary and the board plans to take a final vote in november. friends of robin williams gathered in san francisco for a special tribute. they showed off the new sign for the robin williams meadow unveiling the final step to rename the sharon meadow to honor the entertainer who called the bay area home. >> how could you say no to robin williams? the one thing he did say to me is you are one of the few politicians that are intentionally funny. so it is an honor to be here. it was a great idea. this is such a wonderful tribute. >> that comes ahead of the 38th annual comedy day at the park that will take place tomorrow. williams often performed at comedy day.
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san jose police are looking for a woman who robbed two businesses in two days at the brandon lane drycleaners. she showed the employee a gun in her waistband and the next day she walked into the restaurant next door and demanded money from employees and customers. if you recognize the suspect, call san jose police. a section of the stockton channel is back open this morning. operators said it had hit the power line, causing it to fall. the coast guard established a temporary safety zone and pg&e responded. the channel reopened about 9:00 last night.
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the california commission announced a formal investigation into the san jose water company. they say they have evidence for nearly 30 years they failed to prorate customer bills when charges were increased in the middle of a billing cycle. they say they charged the new amount for the entire billing period. the recommend crediting customers nearly $4 million. it is time for a look at weather. the weekend is here. hopefully we have got some sunshine. >> we do have some good weather coming our way. it could be a little bit breezy with a system cooling down your temperatures and kicking up the sea breeze. 55 degrees right now in santa rosa. san jose is at 61 in areas of the san francisco upper 50s. temperatures are up over yesterday and in livermore you
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are starting out warmer as well. here is a look at that cloud cover and inside the bay it will be mostly clear. at the coast it will be partly cloudy and partly sunny for the west side beaches. the onshore breeze sustained at about 22 and napa reporting five did -- 5 it will be cool to see the giants play the second part of the afternoon. for today it is 60s at the coast and 70s new england. 80 degrees is expected for the afternoon high in brentwood and closer to the bay we have upper 60s in oakland and 77 today
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with sometime in the north bay, it will be beautiful. san jose will go to 72 and we have 70 degrees in santa cruz. if you are going to the giants game, the westwind will be at 20 miles-per-hour. hopefully inside the park you will be sheltered. the extended forecast will show you that temperatures will warm up just some and wednesday happened to be some of the final days of summer, 2018. it is low 70s around the bay and 60s at the coast. we continue to track tropical storm florence this morning. this is the oceanfront in south carolina. it looks like it may be frozen and we have seen rain falling
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in those ways continue to rock the shoreline. we will keep an eye on it. and the catholic diocese in san jose is addressing clergy abuse of children and how they help to help victims. more on that coming up.
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welcome back. it is the celebration of african-american culture in the city of oakland with the festival starting at 11:00 this morning with live music and a whole lot of food. the event is being held right outside of oakland tech high school on broadway. it is absolutely free. it will run until 6:00 tonight. it is the 23rd annual northern california international dragon boat festival. it is the largest competitive festival in the u.s. for dragon
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boat with 120 teens from around the world. it features colorful dragon bouts who will race each other or traditional chinese drones are in the background. two students who recently graduated from high school had a special event. >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. >> that would be special. a tim collins graduated last spring. his fiancie also and they returned to the school lawn yesterday to get married. he is about to go to the u.s. marines and they wanted to get married and now so they could qualify for family benefits. the school principal officiated the ceremony. >> when she came into his life, we saw a change in him and his focus on academics.
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it was one of the motivating factors in him to earn his high school diploma. we are super proud of him. >> the principal says the academy mission is to ensure students know they care about them even after they graduate. let's go over to rosemary orozco for a look at our weather. >> it is one last look at what you can expect with temperatures in the 50s and a little breezy for your afternoon. temperatures pleasant for the inland communities and some of the warmer sponsor day we have the festival going on and that will be gorgeous for you with upper 60s around the bay. we have the dragon boat festivities and temperatures will warm up into the days
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ahead. low 80s monday through wednesday and it is low 70s for the bayside communities with 60s at the coast. it feels like fall as we enter the final days of summer. >> that is our show here on ktvu . we are making way for the pregame show with the dodgers and the cars. thank you for joining us this morning. we leave you with a look at the golden gate bridge. we hope to see you online. have a great day, everyone. distance relationship.
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