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activated across the region. crews are preparing for a hectic 24 hours. >> something we are not used to. hundred of schools closed tomorrow as school districts take no chances. good evening. i'm jessica aguirre. >> the bay area proactive. we have multiple reports with crews in several counties. begin with jeff ranieri. tracking the time line and intensity. >> storm intensity. ramp up right now. huge plume of moisture. beginning to shift. we have seen steady rainfall in the north bay. wave heights. 12-14 feet. in the beginning edges of the storm system. the rainfall has been filling in to the north bay right now. right now, hit and miss throughout marin. napa, sonoma counties.
1 to 1 and a half inches in six hours. sonoma, .78. where do we go. at least into tomorrow morning. 1:00 a.m. heaviest rainfall across the north bay. the problem, by 7:00 in the morning. heaviest rainfall is still likely over the north bay. that's where we have the flash flood watch in effect not only for the north bay but the bay area. in advance of the wet weather. in top of the rainfall, moving in. and also talking strong wind gusts. check it out. 7:00 tomorrow morning. we could have wind. as high as 38 miles an hour. napa. 39 miles an hour. redwood city. could gust as high as 41 miles an hour. track the duration. the rain and wind last. and also, some severe warnings
expected for the sierra in a few minutes. >> jeff, thank you. we will all be hit by this. terry, we saw serious flooding a few years ago. we could see the same as early as tomorrow. >> that's what they're expecting. when the calls in for floods, downed power lines. landslide. coming in here, marin county sheriff's facility. ready for the first big test against a very dangerous storm. a downpour tonight. a couple wekeks ago. this much rain is a warm-up to the main event that they expect in the next few hours. >> are we able to make contact? >> reporter: the communication center. on a there mall night. seven dispatchers here. >> not a lot of details. as of midnight. 16 people handling calls. >> where you are standing now,
the heart of the emergency operation center. a floor below, partnering with public and private businesses come together. computers, booted ready to go. real-time radar on the big screen. those decisions can beep made rapidly and by nose with authority to make it happen. >> reporter: a brand new system in a brand new building hoping to shine in the debut. >> lot of events in the past. counties haven't had the luxury of having a modern system like this. we have it. this is the first time we have had to exercise it in a real event. we are pretty optimistic that we are going to be successful. >> lieutenant pitman tells me if you are looking to do sandbagging in marin county. not much luck. all the sand, all the facilities. gone. similar situation. other places in the bay area. tomorrow morning. 5:00 a.m. they're expecting 100 tons of
sand to be delivered over by the civic center, by san rafael. first come. first serve. live. terry mcsweeney. >> they're gearing up in the south bay as well. san jose will activate its emergency operations center at 6:00 in the morning. the director says they have been preparing since saturday. now, snow days we heard of. a rain day. it is an unusual move. dozens of bay area school districts. made the decision to close the doors ahead of the storm now. we put those closures on the ticker at the bottom of the screen. cheryl hurd live in san francisco. one of the school districts. telling teachers to stay home. cheryl, having this many districts close down. may really be unprecedented for the bay area. i group in the bay area. working here a long time. never heard of the school closing because of the rain. talked to school officials. they can't remember either. if you live here in san
francisco. you haven't gotten the word. here it is. school is canceled. big storm. when i first found out. walking to the school. all the kids came screaming down the street. parents were saying no school tomorrow. >> for marjorie and her husband. the announcement was a surprise because they're from the east coast. i was from boston. a little rain. it will keep everyone safe off the streets not used to driving in the rain. the forecast of heavy rain, extreme wind and flash flooding are the reasons why school districts all around the bay area, decided not to have school tomorrow. here in san francisco. 56,000 k-12 students will experience their first ever rain day at home. the same goes for 48,000 oakland unified students. >> we have staff that travels from far away. we have some students that take buses. some students that walk far to
school. it could be exposed to 40 mile per hour wind. flash flooding. torrential downpours. we just wanted to aerr on the side of caution. from south san francisco, schools will be locked tight. one parent in oakland thinks it is a good idea. >> a tree could be falling. it's great they're doing that for the kids safety. the day off will be tough for parents who work. some who don't work are organizing play dates. how do kids feel about this. sort of scared. >> how come? >> because i never had a blackout. i hope she doesn't experience a blackout. san jose unified calling parents individually. telling them school there will
be open. if you have any doubts. go to our website at nbc bay area.c area.com, or get up early and give your school a call. reporting live in san francisco, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> district in the trivalley staying open so far, thank you, cheryl. >> wind is a big factor in all this. that means conseven fcern for ey area bridges. a warning has beener ud. san rafael bridge, wind gusts could be above 60 miles an hour. could be restrictors on rvs, tractor trailers and big trucks. golden gate being closely watched tonight. it is expected to be open tomorrow. the bridge hasn't closed due to weather since 1983. ferry service is also expecting to run without restrictions tomorrow. be ready for a slow and choppy ride. from large waves to rising creeks. sandbags are in full effect on the peninsula. 101, university, a hot spot for flooding.
jean elle is there tonight. jean? >> the storm yet to arrive. some wind. no rain yet. woodland avenue in east palo alto flooded. city leaders hoping to prevent it again. take a look. there are lots of sandbags out here in places. on the peninsula. judy brought young friend to the pacifica pier to check out the weather tonight. we decided to come down and see how it was. >> really fascinating. amazing. but it is very, very dangerous. >> with big waves rolling in and the wind whipping. pacifica police closed the pier early. and plan to keep the gate locked tomorrow. it doesn't surprise me when it gets like this. when it starts to pick up. they close it for safety. >> city crews have in place, in case waves crash. they need to close the road. conditions are expected to intensify overnight. >> i have been here since 1964. >> in east palo alto, mamie
roberts had lots of company. and down the street. went into the driveway. >> the bags will keep her garage dry. this drain can't handle a lot of water. the drain got soaked last week. with the bigger storm moving in. not taking chances. city leaders are proactive too. working with, california conservation core to have sandbags stacked along the creek. a creek that has jumped its banks before. we apologize for interruption to jean elle's report. it was untimely. >> if you headed to the sierra, put the trip on hold. potential blizzard conditions are expected. >> want to give you a live look at heavenly ski resort.
not snowing at the moment. about to change in a very big way. >> chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. rain here. blizzard there. a lot of moving parts between. >> the measuring stick in the video likely could be filled up to 36 inches. see our strong storm is producing areas of rainfall across sierra. not cold enough to give us snow at this point. so here's what we are looking at. blizzard warning for sierra. 2, 3 feet of potential. whiteout conditions. any where from 50, 70 mile per hour winds. thinking of traveling there tomorrow. think twice. plans, friday. saturday. see, get widespread areas of snow beginning to develop throughout 4:00 p.m. more on the storm in a few minutes. >> thank you, see you in a bit. imagine. rain gear in high demand tonight. the designer shoe warehouse on stephens creek, san jose, sold out of rain boats nearly. one woman got the last store's
pair in her size. >> i, heard that there is a strong -- strong wind to come. i dent want on't want to get we. a beg jump in rain boot sales. umbrellas are hot sellers. >> great we to stay on top of all this. on the phone. nbc bay area app. click to get the weather page. see the forecast. jeff ranieri. weather team. live radar. alerts. wind. flooding. outages. downled our nbc bay area mobile app. >> see your weather photos. send them. again, that's firstname.lastname@example.org. we invite you to stay with us for expanded coverage of the storm. today in the bay will begin early tomorrow. team coverage at 4:00 in the morning. then tomorrow afternoon. we'll start our newscast an hour earlier at 4:00 p.m. janell and i both in for that.
see ellen at 3:00 p.m. then the meredith show at 2:05 a.m. friday morning. >> next here at 11:00. it's less expensive. just as effective. why are many breast cancer patients not getting it. the new research straight ahead. >> we will introduce you to an unlikely duo to take guns off the streets here in the bay area. >> a $4 feud. went viral all over chinese food. why some say it went too far. we're back in a moment. ♪
protesters are on the streets. the fifth consecutive night of demonstrations. stemming from the michael brown and eric garner cases. close to 200 people marched from berkeley, to oakland. see the nbc chopper overhead. they have been blocking streets. thus far have remained peaceful. students from berkeley high school. all this happening. also, this evening. a group to the cal campus. they march there. interrupted a speaking event that featured pay pal co-founder. that event was called off. >> traffic is moving again. after a deadly multicar crash. turned the eastbound 580 into a parking lot. a driver died. two people were hospitalized. the accident closed all lanes for two hours. traffic tonight is back to normal. >> the uber driver accused of
hitting and killing a 6-year-old girl made his court appearance. the fatal accident on new year's eve. the driver, sayed musafar faces charges of vehicular manslaughter. due in court in two weeks. >> one of silicone vally's ridgeal giants is kiddiconsider job cuts. ebay considering laying off 3,000 employees. those proposed cuts come as the company prepares to spent off paypal division. the journal cites inside sources saying the plan hasn't been finalized. we have no official comment from e-bay. >> unlikely pair coming together to get guns off the streets. one is a felon. the other lost his father due to gun violence. >> nbc bay area's cheryl hurd found out together they're hoping to make a difference. >> i was a criminal. ex-felon. locked up in jail. >> what made it worse, rudy
started using drugs. >> i ended up becoming my own best kus dcustomer. >> a drug addict raised in the market district. >> used to carry guns. ain't proud of it now. that was my lifestyle. >> reporter: in and out of jail for eight years. >> of i always had guns. i was selling drugs i had guns. when i started using i would rob people and take their dope with my gun. >> he saw friends die from gun violence. he met a guy who had a story that changed his life. >> i lost my dad when i was 10 years old to gun violence. he was here in san francisco, california street when it happened. >> corpus didn't meet ian johnstone by accident. he wrote him several e-mails last year. because corpus knew johnstone's story and together they could get guns off the street. >> his father got killed by a 16-year-old 16-year-old kid who stole a gun out of a house.
a story similar to mine. the guns i got, i robbed and took it from people's houses. >> the gun that was used in my father's shooting was stolen from a home in san rafael, two weeks before it actually happened. >> together. on december 13th. corpus and johnstone will sponsor a gun buyback in san francisco. >> till me what kind of gun it was. i hand them the money. they do it moving. no questions asked. >> earlier this month. they raised $50,000. mostly through crowd funding. >> san francisco, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> gun buy back this saturday in the city. united players center, howard street, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. bring in a weapon you get $200 no questions asked. >> lot's turn things over to chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. tracking the time line of the storm.
how are we doing? >> so far really good here. check in, take a look, excuse me at the forecast models. see how they're initializing. how is it right now, matching up with forecast models have. there was no forecast model. at the moment that has anything changing from what we saw prior to today, so it is looking more and more likely like again, heavy rain event through tomorrow. ramped up our rainfall totals. 1/2 inch in the north bay. spotty there in marin, napa, sonoma counties. heavier rainfall, offshore. will move into the north bay, as we head through one to two hours. likely, the valley by 12:05. again this is just the beginning of our storm system. take you to the timing. a lot to go over. if you are tire, had a long day.
take a moment. follow the time line to the top. thursday forecast. see at 1:00 a.m. heavier areas of rainfall. that we track, doppler radar. across the north bay. here's the problem we come into. heaviest rain will remain across the north bay. you may wake up in the south bay. say what storm system. it may not be that heavy around 7:00 in the morning. eventually the rainfall will step down. by 9:30 in the morning. across the peninsula, for the east bay. gradually moving done to the south bay. we usually never see that heavy rainfall hold up for san jose. 1:00 tomorrow. heavier pockets continuing. the problem we will get into. through thursday. the rainfall doesn't end. look like the continuous period of rainfall. 10:00 p.m. at night. after that. head through friday. the storm system does begin to
barack up. scattered areas of rainfall through out friday's forecast. friday, we'll gradually begin to clear out from our storm system. go ahead. get a look at totals. what you should know. we haven't seen any major fluctuation. 3 to 5 inches. higher elevation. north bay. east bay. 2 to 4. 1 1/2 to 3 for the south bay. they're giving up stand bags in a 24-hour period. don't think the bay area is going to get flooded. it will be isolated areas. we have the flash flood watch in effect. small creeks, rivers, streams, if you live near those. not the time to be testing kayak or anything lick that. walter gets dangerous when it rises quickly. one location that is going to see a major rise, on the napa river. near napa. 5.3 feet. right now at the current. possibly by friday morning. 23.1 feet. hitting that close to flood stage. on top of the water.
in 24 hours. strong wind gusts. as high as 40 miles an hour. we have a lot of trees. take down the trees. and bring power outages. watch out for the wind. especially through tomorrow morning. a blizzard warning in effect. maybe 3 feet of snow. wind as high as 70 miles an hour. take-up to the microclimate forecast. everybody expecting rainfall. some have a higher risk of thunderstorms. los gatos. san francisco, upper 50s to 60 degrees. north bay. east bay. trivally. risk of thunderstorms. trivalley. temperatures near 60. need the rain jacket and umbrella. we get a look at five days. hope you are able to breathe. head throughout the weekend. here, all day thursday. >> thank you, jeff. and as the storm moves in tonight. great way to stay on top of it. look on your smart phone.
nbc bay area app. all you have to do is click on the nbc logo. take you to the weather page. the latest forecast from the micro climate weather team. and live radar. alerts about severe weather. and also the flooding jeff was talking about. >> ahead the high profile online fight over chinese food. >> and jimmy too. >> hey, raj, jessica, bay area. mark wahlburg is here. and you have got to watch. we are on next!
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>> good evening, i'm jeff ranieri. tracking the weather moving into the bay area. a heavier zone of ran offshore. north bay. put a track on that. right through petaluma by 12:10. as far as the rain go. we are looking at the heaviest pocket in the north bay tomorrow morning. wind gusty for the entire region. and likely rain continuing throughout the evening with the possibility of thunderstorms. dry weather this weeken. >> jeff, thank you. programming note for you -- special edition of the morning show, today in the bay, 4:00 a.m. starting the evening newscast early at 4:00 p.m. tomorrow. stay safe. stay dry. >> bye-bye. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- mark wahlberg, kevin neal