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for business. the ready for you alert, only at! la quinta! >> good morning, everyone, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday february 15th. let's start with a quick look at our weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning everyone the doppler 7hd not picking up anything in terms of our cloud cover. it's 55 in san jose. san francisco sitting at 54. take a look at half moon bay, 59 degrees. the average temperature for this time of year in san francisco should be 60. it will be well above that today. everyone in the 70s. but there's a cool down in score.
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it's going to be to for part of your holiday weekend. i'll have that for you coming up. >> thank you. the weather is so nice, a couple of gray whales ventured inside the golden gate to enjoy the bay. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has more on that story. >> reporter: hours past sunset the weather was still balmy enough to enjoy a frozen drink and a walk on the embarcadero. >> i'm having it with strawberries and extra whip cream. >> but it's cold. >> it is. but i'm enjoying it. i mean, everything is warmer with your partner. >> judy did have a red sweater to match her grandson. >> i brought red, but it had sleeves. i stepped outside and i said no, it's too nice. >> across the city dinner was best served alfresco. their near the water was the place to be as boaters flocked to the bay and set sail in the sun. a call went out from the coast
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guard. two great whales were in the bay. >> right after our boat got in at 2:00 and we heard it over the radio that there were two between alcatraz in the golden gate bridge. >> she was aboard the kitty cat. the boat and her crew had just returned from a whale spotting tour. they did not see the whales in the bay. these pictures were from a prior expedition, but she said if the whales are still in the bay, boaters need to be aware. >> we say it's always good to stay 100 yards away. if you are in a most rised boat and you are -- you so a whale spout, go out of gear and let the whales go around you. >> the last sighting was reported by the golden gate bridge just before sunset. whales are in peak migration season so they are migrating all the way up and down the coast.
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locals and tours alike are loving the warm weather. yesterday in san francisco's mission district, it wasn't chocolates they were after, but valentine's day pink strawberry-chocolate ice cream from mitchell's. for people who were here in chicago, winter could not come at a better time. >> it's gorgeous down here. >> i think it was around 10 degrees with lots of snow pretty icy, so it was nice to step off the plane here. >> with the warm weather comes a warning about high waves. fire department swimmers and a good samaritan had to rescue a surfer who lost his board and got into trouble off ocean beach yesterday afternoon. if you want to share weather pictures with us or create weather post cards to send to friends, check out our abc weather app. it's free from apple's app store or google play.
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police in denmark shot and killed a man thought to be connected to two deadly shootings in copenhagen. why danish leaders say the shootings were terrorism. police in copenhagen, denmark said they have shot and killed a man believed to be a gunman who triggered a manhunt yesterday. two shootings left two people dead and five police officers hurt. >> listen as the horror unfolds. a gunman opening fire at copenhagen cafe that was hosting a debate on its long and free speech. at 4:00 p.m. the cafe windows punctured by dozens of bullet holes, killing a 355-year-old danish man and wounding three law enforcement officials. >> people panicked. >> they were hosting a free speech debate organized by supporters of 68-year-old lars a swedish cartoonist, and he's believed to be the primary target for his cartoons depicting the prophet muhammad.
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he was put as a wanted poster in an online magazine. >> we feel certain now it's a politically motivated attack and therefore it is a twist attack. >> three miles from the cafe, another shooting rampage near a copenhagen synagogue. two police officers wounded and one civilian killed. police releasing this image of the suspected gunman. it's face covered with a red is star of. according to police he was shot and killed just two miles from the synagogue where the second shooting took place. this morning police remain on high alert on fierce of more attacks. >> abc news, copenhagen. >> two men were hurt of a crashing an s.u.v. on a police chase on interstate 580 in richmond.
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it happened near regatta boulevard about 1:30 yesterday afternoon. officers were responding to a stolen license plate. the two men drove away from police and hit a car while getting on to 580 on ramp. it continued eastbound on 580 until the driver lost control and hit the median. officers said he had a firearm and narcotics with him. you are looking at what's left of a portable toilet on california street in san francisco. completely destroyed by fire. it happened in the lake street district near tenth avenue around 3:00 p.m. yesterday. police are investigating the fire, calling it suspicious. the fire also damaged, as you see, two parked cars. in san jose, investigators are trying to determine the cause of a five-alarm fire that destroyed two businesses. this morning firefighters are watching over areas that are still smoldering. the fire burned through two custom car shops around 7:00
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yesterday morning, creating smoke that you can see for miles. no one was hurt. ten classic cars are destroyed. the owner estimates it's a $1 million loss. several neighbors left their homes because the smell of burning car upholstery was too strong. >> it was just scary watching it, to tell you the truth. it was so thick like a big, old cloud storming through. >> investigators don't believe the cause of the fire is suspicious. new details on a story we first told you about last week. palo alto police have released a sketch of a man wanted for taking pictures of a woman in a public restroom. this man is suspected of following a woman into the bathroom at the community center and then taking pictures of her inside a stall. it's happened twice. the latest incident last monday. another woman reported the same crime in another bathroom at the center back in july. palo alto police are asking
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for your help identifying a man they say groped another man in a department store restroom. this is a sketch of the man who entered the macy's store restroom at stanford shopping center around noon and groped a man. surveillance cameras caught this image of the suspect. he's described as hispanics in his 30s with a medium build. call police with any information. president obama is sending his labor secretary to california to meet with both sides of the west coast port labor dispute. details about the trip have not yet been released. 29 ports, including the port of oakland, are shut down through the holiday weekend. shippers first suspended vessell operations for two days last weekend and again on thursday, a union holiday. the union said the main sticking points are work rules and safety measures. >> having some unseasonable
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weather. it does not want to quit. >> no we are locked into the pattern for the short term. emeryville a beautiful pictures temperatures climbing quickly through the 50s this morning. we will see more mid-70s across the bay today. there's a cool down in store. and we will look way out, maybe ten says and see if we can find any rain into the rest of february. that's coming up. >> also ahead, all-star steph curry takes center stage last night in new york city at the three-point contest. why he honored one of the three people killed in a triple shooting in north carolina last week. and a big chill coming in levi stadium tonight. how officials will keep the ice
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. >> welcome back, everyone. 9:13 on this sunday morning. hope the weekend is going well. this is a live look from our exploratorium cam, showing you a cloudy sky. this is a good day to get out and to do just about anything you would like to do. lisa will have more on our unusual weather coming up. the annual valentine's day pillow fight in san francisco brought out a ton of people ready to let the feathers fly.
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for the most part the event is light and fun, but as abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian tells us, some people got carried away. >> it will take some time to clean up this mess. justin herman plaza is covered in white because pillow fight 2015. hundreds packed the plaza with pillow in hand for a good old-fashioned pillow fight. but not all of the hits were light as a feather. some came out swinging. this man was hit in the back of the head and lost his balance and slipped on all the feathers. he hit the ground hard and was knocked unconscious. >> some of the people are crazy. like up in the middle over there, that's where people are getting crazy. >> too many aggressive people. >> but most were here just to have fun. parents even let their kids pick up a pillow and fight. >> it's a way to work out their little energy and they are having fun and it's on a fun loving day. >> it seems the ones that enjoyed the fight most came with a plan. striking while on the move or
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with multiple pillows was key and all of it was done with a smile. >> i did get whacked in the nose a couple times but then afterwards i thought i will give them a hug and it's all good. >> when you are in a pillow fight and someone is beating you with a pillow, you need protection. you grab another one and keep fighting. >> not everyone was willing to fight. instead they stood back and watched. >> it's something that is really wonderful to get a group of people and just have fun. >> the fun does come with a price. it will cost the city about $5,000 to clean up. in san francisco, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >>s plans for a new state of the art arena for the warriors has gotten a seal of approval from the nba commissioner himself. adam silver toured the site of the proposed arena a couple weeks ago and said it looks fantastic. he especially likes the fact the
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arena will be privately financed. the 18,000-seat arena will be in san francisco's mission bay neighborhood. construction is on schedule for it to open for the 2018-19 basketball season. golden state warrior star steph curry honored the memory of one of his biggest fans. before the all-star saturday night in new york he wrote on his shoe "hash tag curry for dia. rest in peace, dia." it was for a college student who was killed in a triple homicide last week. his death sparked national outrage from those who believe the victims were targeted because they were muslim. curry has north carolina roots and has been following the story. bear cat's sister, a san francisco doctor, said dia loved basketball and he loved all things curry. >> he had a couple things where he did his wedding photo very similar to a magazine cover that i did, and he wore number 30.
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and he was in intermural leagues. and i have family members who met him playing pickup basketball and they all speak highly of him. >> he writes on his shoes before every game. it's usually the bible verse "i can do all things." >> and in the three-point contest, curry and fellow splash brother klay thompson, were in the finals. he made sure the ending streak ended last night in new york. in the opening round he served notice, scoring a 23 to tie cleveland's kyree irving for the highest score. klay followed and fired 24, but steph was on fire in the finals. he hit 13 in a row on his way to 27. thompson went cold, finishing with only 14 points in the final round. irving finished second with 17 points. you see curry hoisting the trophy in his fourth attempt at the title. abc7 sports director larry beil was there for seth's shining
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moment. >> well, you couldn't have scripted this thing any better from a golden state warriors perspective. both splash brothers make the finals of a three-point shootout and then steph curry just goes off to win it. >> i'm very happy right now. i've obviously been in it four times. i wanted to win it and get it done. thankfully tonight i got it -- was able to accomplish that. just watching the competition i think this is definitely the best field that's ever been in a three-point shootout. a pretty cool moment for me. >> it's turned into like a steph curry coronation weekend here. have you felt that? >> it's kind of surreal everything that's going on. there's been a lot of stuff going on, and it's all so cool. just trying to take it in as much as we can. >> seemed like when he put up the 27 it kind of put a lot of pressure on you? >> it did, but just didn't have the same rhythm. that's all right, though. i'll be back and hopefully against steph.
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he got me this year, but i'm look forward to getting him. i'm glad he's coming back to golden state. >> after all the hype, all the dunks, all the shootouts, we have a game now and steph and klay will start in the backcourt for the western conference all-stars on sunday. larry beil, abc7 sports. >> congratulations, steph! >> a big chill is coming to levi stadium tonight when they given making ice for a temporary hockey rink on top of the field. first-ever outdoor game in northern california will be held next weekend in santa clara. the san jose sharks will host their division rivals, the la their division rivals, the l.a. kings, on february 21st. it's at 7:00 p.m. the crew will keep it covered and insulated during the day. those temperatures are going to be quite warm down there in the south bay. >> that's right, well into the 70s today and a lot like yesterday. some changes coming yesterday and for your holiday monday.
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more of a surge ever fog that will be moving up. it's like a summertime pattern. live doppler 7hd, nothing show you on that. with a strong ridge of high pressure anchored over the west. once again, we are looking at temperatures very warm for the middle of february. here's a look from our east bay hill camera. palo alto 61 already at the coast. 67 san francisco. we are looking at mid-70s from san jose. a closer perspective of our roof camera and you necessary no clouds out there. the sea breeze returning late today into tomorrow. 52 santa rosa. we have cooler numbers in the north bay and east bay. but pretty nice for your sunday morning. livermore 52. here's a look at our sutro tower camera you see it's nice and clear. sunny and warm today. carolina by the middle of the week by then the ridge gets stronger. by the end of the week there's a system that's going to move up
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from southern california late saturday into sunday. i don't think it's going to bring us any rain, though. and finally from the exploratorium camera. if it gives you an idea of some of the records. mid-70s and 80s 1977. and awfully warm year if you remember there. but we saw some yesterday, santa cruz and watsonville. we could see a few records fall today. but here's a look at the pacific satellite picture. the strong ridge. high pressure today stays with us and that allows for the temperatures to be as much as 15 degrees above average. the ridge will begin to weaken a little bit. the fog coming up from the south. but look out in the pacific. yeah it looks like healthy storms here. but the wind is not going to weaken all that much. it's going to really stay in place. the storms can't moved through that. as we go through the upcoming work week and into the end of february, it's still unfortunately is looking dry. things could change but this
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takes us to wednesday february 26th where we are not looking at any rain. high temperatures today in the low 70s. san francisco similar to yesterday. could see a sea breeze kick up in the late afternoon but temperatures should top out at half moon bay at 74. 735 palo alto mid-70s toward livermore. and the upper 70s again in morgan hill and santa rosa. the holiday tomorrow waking up to patchy fog. cooler afternoon highs right threw tuesday and wednesday. thursday maybe 4 degrees cooler at most and that's our warmup coming back friday and saturday with offshore flow. you can track the warm temperatures anytime with the abc7 news weather app and you can get that free from the apple app store or google play. we also have more information at
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>> don't send any pictures to relatives in the east. but they do care. up next, two bay area cities high on a least-stressed list. the results might surprise you. and in honor of black history month, we are using our abc7 instagram feed to celebrate events where you live. today the library and museum is remembering the late maya angelo with her poetry and other works. we have
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>> people who live in san francisco are more stressed out about their lifestyle than people who live in oakland. but compared to the rest of the country both cities are pretty chill. new rankings from "cnn money" shows four california cities ranked in the top five for the least stressed in the country for those seeking active lifestyle. san francisco comes in fifth oakland is fourth. sacramento and irvine are even less stressed. the rankings are based on factors like how much people binge drink, smoke and exercise. the percentage of sunshine is also factored in. take a look and less tone a chinese new year celebration in san francisco's chinatown.
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♪ ♪ it's the year of the ram. yesterday ribbon dancers and drummers and others gave a sneak-peek of the larger lunar new year parade and celebration taking place march 7th. the mini parade started at saint mary's square and along grant avenue to washington street. the market there is set up through today. much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. deadline nears for signing up for healthcare under coverage california. how those without insurance can get an extension before tonight's deadline. and the changing u.s. mission in afghanistan. our cheryl jennings goes to could be he will for an abc7
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>> welcome back. we are starting in half hour, as we always do, by taking a look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, good morning. from the east bay here's a view of a nice glassy bay and the sunshine. temperatures quickly warming up underneath the clear skies. 57 in the city, palo alto. mid-60s for oakland. and 61 at the coast. a lack of wind will do that. we could see an on shore push late in the day. 52 in livermore, santa rosa and napa. some of the valley temperatures lagging behind but everyone in the 70s today. temperatures still 10 to 15 degrees above average. it should be the last day we are that warm because we will get into an on shore push and a few weak weather systems will cool us off. but for the here and now, low 70s coastside. mid-and upper 70s also.
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and look at the extended outlook will be next. carolyn. >> thank you lisa. this morning 17 flights and and out of sfo are cancelled because of the northeast blizzard. the arctic blast is headed for coastal new england, bringing with it 60 miles per hour winds and bone-chilling cold. heavy snow is also following up parts of the great lakes. michigan and minnesota reporting windchills as low as 43 degrees below zero. bitter, bitter cold in new jersey making it difficult for anyone who has to be outside. >> it is super cold out here. so so cold! oh, i want to be in and stay warm. >> i have hand warmers, toe warmers i've got on, but fortunately it's not boston. i would rather the cold than the snow. >> yes. boston is bracing for another foot of snow. still trying to dig itself out of the six feet that fell in the last six weeks. it's triggering accidents and
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forcing airlines like sfo to cancel hundreds of flights. >> the war against isis has been going on since october. analysts believe despite the 2300 air strikes by u.s. jets, nothing much as changed on the ground in terms. isis controlling territory. a california congressman calls the authorization a double-edge sword. >> we should have never taken six months to take this up. it's finally happening. i think it's important that we find a way to get to yes on an organization, but i also think it's important that we not write not blank check. we did that with the last authorization. >> the president's proposal also calls for the use of ground troops wherever he thinksness. abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings
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recently returned from afghanistan. she went with a san rafael nonprofit called "roots of peace" and they are working with farmers there. while there she got a chance to meet with the president and talk about the progress that's taking place. >> i would not have said this a couple years ago, but i'm excited about the future of afghanistan. they have a government that is about the people that really understands a great vision for afghanistan. >> that big vision for afghanistan comes from newly-elected president. who recently met with the california-based nonprofits roots of peace founders and me in the presidential palace. his main focus, dealing the agricultural economy. security is equally important. general john campbell is leading the new nato transition mission in afghanistan with coalition forces as u.s. troops are
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leaving. >> the four-star general in control of the port told me afghanistan is fighting hard to build an effective security force to protect its own people. >> the last fighting season the summer of '14, they were almost all on their own. they had to lead security, and they were proud of that. >> they were assisting afghan security forces. when they die their memories are honored at the base every week. ♪ [taps] >> the people of afghanistan give thanks for your support. >> as you saw, we had a member from the afghan army out there. he thanked the coalition. something you didn't hear a lot with under president karzai but under this new government they have embraced the international community. >> general campbell understands the importance of improving the economy, and has followed the work of "roots of peace" in afghanistan working on agricultural development. he met with the founders at the base. they planted a cherry tree as a symbol of hope.
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i first went to afghanistan in 2005 to see a pilot project to remove landmines, raise grapevines off the ground and put them on trellises. now it's evolved to link farmers and traders with the international export market. >> this program has really helped out afghanistan and that's the baseline for afghanistan agriculture. >> general campbell's personal roots trace back to the san francisco bay area. >> i grew up as an air force brat. my dad was stationed in hamilton field, novato, marin county and then we moved to fairfield just up to interstate 80. i went to middle school and a little bit of junior high school in novato, california. >> he wants to come back for a visit, especially to the napa valley, but his nature omission has a lot to do to help afghanistan move into the future. >> the people here of afghanistan really deserve this. they want the same things we do
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with jobs for the family, roof over our family's living quarters. they want education for their kids. i think with continued support from the coalition, with continued support with people like gary and heidi, that the future for afghanistan is bright. >> i'm looking forward to seeing more of cheryl's reports. roots of peace is fund by the u.s. agency for international development known as u.s. aid. the new president is promising to work closely with roots of peace to promote afghanistan's agriculture. you will see cheryl's exclusive interview with him in the next few days. if you don't have healthcare coverage, time is running out. the open enrollment deadline to sign up under the affordable care act is 11:59 tonight. here in california free and low cost coverage comes through the state-run medical or covered california websites. people who enroll or make an
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appointment before tonight's deadline will have until friday to complete it. the city of oakland is giving you every opportunity to meet that deadline. beginning at tonight and beginning through midnight they will help you. it's on lakeside drive. again, it this is the last day for open enrollment and if you don't get health insurance, you will pay a fine. they call themselves sugar daddies and sugar babies, and
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"50 shades of gray" is dominating the box office this weekend and could be heading for a record. the film adaptation of the popular erotic novel has already pulled in over $30 million. they say it will probably make about $89 million by the time president's day weekend is over, shattering a previous record. shattering it by over $20 million. moviegoers are flocking to see the film, despite the reviews, which have mostly panned the picture. oscar sunday is just a week away. you can watch it live next sunday, february 22nd, only on abc7. the big show starts at 4:00 p.m. for a complete list of the nominees, visit uv about a week to get through four or five movies. >> oh wow.
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>> a pretty picture for you, although it's not as bright as we would like it. 37 at the tahoe valley airport upper 50s today. there's snow on the mountains. overnight lows have been chilly in the 20s. perhaps more snow making but the afternoon highs, yes, too warm. we will talk about the warm areas coming up and the extended outlook through the next week of february. that's next. >> also ahead moving day at pebble beach for the@pro-am, including fans and bill murray. will he be around for today's final round? mike shumann has the answer
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u >> this is one. big nuisances of modern technology. loot of people saying typing on a piece of glass is not the same as usage old-fashioned keyboard. a bay area team has given jonathan bloom a look at their first product and possible solution. >> at a conference a few months ago google got people's hopes up. >> what if there was an intelligent material that was as simple as paper but could transform and change shape in response to touch? >> they certainly oversold it. they were actually just talking about the new look of their software. but all of that is because of a touch screen that changes shape has been called the holy grail of modern computing.
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patent filings as far back as 2008 show apple trying to come up with a way. now a bay area start-up has announced they have done it. when you see it, you are like, whoa, where do those come from? >> out of a plastic screen cover, little round ridges rise up with a flip of a switch. the catch is called cactus, and that rhymes with cactus because both of filled with fluid. >> there's a small reservoir of fluid and when you slide it on the back, it presses against the reservoir and the fluid is routed properly and makes the physical buttons rise up on the screen. >> the first form is a case for the ipad mini that will be released this summer. it speeds up typing by developing muscle memory. >> your satisfaction with the typing changes from one that's frustrating to one that's more enjoyable. >> cactus hopes to sell a lot of these ipad cases. but this is only the beginning. soon you will be able to buy one with this built right in. >> we will replace the screen
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with this touch and integrate it. >> the small android key changes shape whenever you bring up the keyboard. like the ipad case, it has only one set of keys, either on or off, but future versions may be more elaborate. >> it changes shape automatically weather you bring up the software keyboard. it has one set of keys, either on or off, but future versions could be more elaborate. >> a programmable surface, whether keyboards, gaming controls, whatever you want for everyone on the screen. >> if you are thinking how nice it would being of it that on the touch screen in your car," they said automakers have already started getting in touch. abc7 news. >> it's february and it feels like september. >> yep, and we have a sea breeze that's going to kick up. here's live doppler 7hd. although we aren't picking up anything, we are looking at hazy condition at the coast. we are nearly at 60 degrees half moon bay, 5-mile visibility and upper elevation winds will been blowing pretty good out of the north, mount sam, and out of the east into the east bay hills.
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some wind gusts of up to 25 miles an hour. down where we live it's very calm. looks glassy out there from emeryville and temperatures are warming quickly underneath all the sunshine. half moon bay 63. 57 gilroy. san francisco mid-50s and oakland and san jose. a sea breeze should kick up later in the day. it won't cool us off much. 70s half moon bay and pacifica is the forecast but sea breeze later on this afternoon. 52 santa rosa and napa. 355 fairfield with 54 in concord. a little fog earlier this morning. we are looking at mt. tam right now. looks a little hazy. sunny and warm again today with upwards of 15 degrees above average. cooler for the middle of the week as the surge of fog comes up and a few weak weather systems ride over the strong ridge. we will break it down. it's not going to go anywhere. in fact, it's going to expand and strengthen toward the end of
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the week. we are looking at a weak system from southern california coming up by the end of next weekend. doesn't really look too promising. warm again today but eventually the ridge begins to weaken a bit so the form systems, you think maybe they could get through the ridge? no they can't. in fact of much of the west coast is bone dry and we are still look at a pattern shift. locked into the cold in the east the warm in the west, and it looks to be pretty much unchanged for the short term. 68 in yosemite. 59 in lake tahoe. so all across the state from north to south we are looking very, very warm. 74 for chico. in san jose, the temperatures will be very warm today. a couple degrees cooler tomorrow for your holiday. here comes the mini cool down. average high in san jose, it's 64 for this time of year. and then we warm back up. thursday and friday here's the weak system that wants to slide into southern california. doesn't really do much for us.
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we will remain dry next weekend. highs today in the mid-70s, milpitas. a very warm day again on the peninsula. it's not may, it's february. 75 redwood city. san francisco low 70s. average high 60 for you. and in the north bay again warmer in santa rosa with the north down-sloping winds. it will be really warm again in napa at 76. east bay, and 74 oakland. 75 around fremont and you head inland mid-70s from livermore today with 74 concord. accuweather seven-day forecast a little cooler tomorrow for the holiday, waking up to coastal clouds. but then reveals lots of sunshine and subtle changes with the cooler coast and onshore push throughout the middle of the week and the high pressure ridge not only bringing sunny and warmer temperatures but high fire danger. >> thank you lisa. let's check out sports.
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the stage is all set for tonight's nba all-star game. tipoff at madison square garden in new york city, 5:30 p.m. our time. as you know, the all-stars include both steph curry and klay thompson in the starting lineup. last night the splash brothers made a big splash in the three-point contest. here's schu. he has all the details. >> good morning. the warriors well represented in the nba all-star three-point contest with steph curry and klay thompson making it to the finals. two entered the barclay center in brooklyn like it was a heavy weight championship fight. 23 was the top store until klay dropped 24 two minutes after steph. a big smile. curry, klay and irving in the three man final. and steph not to be outdone had 13 in row. 10 better than irving's 17. so the pressure is on klay. 34 points possible. he will need 28 to beat steph.
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wasn't meant to be. klay goes cold and misses four in a row at one point, then five in a row, and steph is victorious. as he hoists the trophy, steph curry wins his first 3-point shooting contest. and meanwhile, atlanta's victor, not a 360, that was more like a 540 on the reverse dunk. he made it against zach levine. then he's making the dunks with his head and two inches below the rim. levine took over the dunk contest. help with teammate andrew wiggens. between the legs works the left hand.
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at 19 the second youngest slam dunk contestant. and champion. now to the pro am. celebrities and pros trying to make the cut and play in the final round. bill murray didn't make the cut but he was nice enough to hand out doughnut holes to all his fans. former niners alex smith caddied for jim harbaugh a few years ago, but now buries it on the par-5. and snedeker shared the lead after two rounds. to save par he's one off the lead at 17-under. sacramento's nick watney, 2 back. 7-under 65 for watney. his playing partner, buster posey, double bogeyed. but he and watney as a team 25-under and buster makes the cut. so did matt cain. he and matt bettencourt at 25-under. they are 8 back on the amateur side. matt johnson joins snedeker atop the leaderboard yesterday. another good round for jones. he's one back of old reliable, jim furyk. 37 of his last 10 holes at
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9-under 63. course record at pebble is 62. furyk alone at the top at 18-under. and that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann. have a great day! >> up next, shot out of the cannon. the career milestone reached by
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>> a woman makes her living being shot out of a canon has
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reached a milestone. the 25-year-old dressed in a sparkly outfit, warmed up on top of the cannon at a show in philadelphia. she climbed inside and was shot into the air at 66 miles an hour, landing 104 feet away. this was her 500th time being a human cannonball. she describes the experience as the most intense roller coaster ride you have ever had times ten and without a seatbelt. she said she's up for 500 more. >> you think that would have to hurt a little bit lisa. >> eventually. it wouldn't be fun all the time. >> hopefully you are enjoying the weather even though we need the rain desperately. we are still in the 70s today. san francisco 72. on the coast 70s. a late day sea breeze. mid-70s in fremont and livermore with 77 in san jose. a little cooler tomorrow for the holiday. morning fog and sea breeze in the afternoon and slightly cooler midweek warming up by
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the end of the week. you notice no raindrops. >> yes, we noticed. thank you lisa. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler along with lisa argen. the news online, on twitter facebook and all your mobile device was our abc7 news app. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. have a great day everyone, a great holiday, and a good week ahead!
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