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yes it is. you know, maybe you'd worry less if you got geico to help with your homeowners insurance. i didn't know geico could helps with homeowners insurance. yep, they've been doing it for years? thanks, man. how much you could save on homeowners and renters insurance. live present the cbs bay area studios this is kpix 5 news. now at noon, hurricane dorian is thousand a category three storm moving closer toward the florida coastline. here's the view from the international space station as it churns in the atlantic. good afternoon thanks for joining us i'm kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. here's a live look in florida. a shot of surf line off miami beach. and taking a look you wouldn't
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think a storm's coming it is moving closer. >> we have live team coverage out in cocoa beach, florida. first meteorologist mary lee is tracking dorian's latest track. >> that's right. dorian is now a major hurricane out in the warm atlantic waters. we've been watching this storm intensify and will continue to intensify and strengthen as we go through the holiday weekend. so right now the enhanced satellite imagery of hurricane dorian. now let's show you the latest stats. right now packing maximum sustained winds with hurricane dorian of 115 miles per hour. it's moving northwest at 10 miles per hour. and then strengthening into a category 4 storm impacting the bahamas by this weekend and still a category four storm as it nears the florida coast. likely making landfall along the florida coast by late monday night into early tuesday as a category 4 storm and we're talking about category 4 storm
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that is a catastrophic hurricane with a strong storm surge, dangerous flash flooding, hurricane forced winds. this is not a good situation. i'll be watching this very closely for you. nicole killion is in cocoa beach m this storm. >> the storm continues to churn out here in the atlantic and won't make it for a few more days. >> it's hard to say exactly where hurricane dorian will make landfall. forecasters say the powerful storm is going to hit along florida's atlantic coast monday or tuesday. for now, most people are staying put including keen in a williams. >> we have a generator and stuff like that. so i feel like we're all set. >> so you're going to ride it out. >> the path i'm looking at we're not near the eye wall at all so i'm not as concerned with that impact. >> i had a half a tank of gas so
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i just want to make sure i top it off. >> stores are quickly running out of necessities. >> my plan was to buy a couple of cases of water the lineti there's no way i'm waiting in this line. >> that would make it the most powerful storm to hit florida's east coast since andrew did 27 years ago. >> this is potentially a multiday event where it will churn slowly across the state. >> president trump cancelled his weekend trip to poland to monitor the situation. he posted a video on twitter last night warning floridians the storm could be what he called an absolute monster. >> we're ready. we have the best people in the world ready and they're going to help you. >> and ahead of the storm the u.s. military is moving more than a dozen planes out of
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harm's way. mobilizing 2,000 troops today and even more tomorrow. >> florida's governor says possible evacuation orders. he said those residents who are in the evacuation zones is tolle orders. kpix 5. >> and we will have continuing coverage of hurricane dorian throughout the weekend on air, online, and at i'm emily turner at the live news desk where we have some breaking news that's happening in san jose. you're looking at video just into our newsroom. fire crews on the scene of oak grove high school. there was a structure fire there. now it was isolated only to a custodial building and not affecting students at this point. it did burn some stuff. it caused a bunch of damage. crews are on the scene right now trying to make sure it is contained and it is out. there are no hot spots. currently they are working on overhauling that building. we'll have more a little bit
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later in the day. i'm emily turner back to you. two fires in los gatos this afternoon. the two alarm blaze at the double d's sports grill broke out at about 1:30 in the morning and it just recently re-opened after a 2016 fire. the overnight blaze damaged several connecting businesses and the building on village lane and there were no injuries there. three people are recovering after a house fire a few hours rlier on overlook road in los gatos. crews say the fire started in front of a single family home. one of the two residents went to the hospital with what was described as moderate injuries. the cause of both fires is under investigation. we'll have much more on this story coming up on the kpix 5 news at 5:00 and online at a student at palo alto's gun high school is being questioned after allegedly making online
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threats to shoot up his campus. the 14-year-old boy was taken into custody last night for a mental health evaluation. and the d.a. will decide if he will face charges. heating up in sacramento and so is an effort to put the measure to voters instead. anne makovec is here with the latest on the organizations to take sides. >> that measure is being debated right now in a senate committee and just a few steps away from passage after making it through the state assembly. as employees, they'd be entitled to things like worker's comp., paid sick leave and minimum wages. and there would be powerful incentives for an employer to control the number of hours they work. th a today we heard from the national limo association which supports it and warrants of the alternative. >> what if all businesses decide
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you know what we're all going to hire independent contractors throughout the state. what happens to the state economy then? what happens to the taxes? what happens to the worker's comp.? what happens to the health care at this point because nobody's covered? >> but at least three companies uber, lyft, and door dash are contributing $90 million that would take the measure to voters should it pass in sacramento. lyft sent out a statement in part saying they're working on a solution that provides drivers with strong protections that include earnings guarantee a system of worker-directed benefits and first of its kind industry-wide bargaining. door dash says we're confident that california voters support t go of thousands of drivers. uber and lyft are now proposing an alternative a minimum wage of $21 an hour. new at noon, the search is wig-g bank bber.a
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a lk this guy. the san mateo county sheriff's office tweeting out these pictures. they say that the suspected thief sported a long, black wig, a medical mask, sunglasses and possibly even a fake nose. if you have any information you're asked to call police. also in san mateo county police are looking for at least 8 suspects who robbed this apple store last night and took off with about $70,000 worth of products. it's the third time this month that store has been hit. two people have been arrested after they were caught on camera stealing puppies from a san francisco animal shelter. surveillance video caught three men snatching two husky pups and one pit bull pup from the family dog renognd someone reposted them offering the huskies for sale. >> the people who stole these dogs probably did something
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fairly stumd in stealing them from a shelter -- stupid in stealing them from a shelter that has a wide base support. >> the third man seen in the video and the pit bull remain unknown at this point. as work resumes on a major bart project. bart is replacing a stretch of tracks. this means the two eastbound lanes on highway 24 are shut down as a result and starts tonight. delays of 40 minutes or more can be expected tomorrow through monday. there will be disruptions every other weekend through october. bart officials saying that the mess will be worth it. >> when all this work is done it's going to be a much more reliable ride, it's going to be a safer ride and we think we can get a lot done this labor day weekend. for us, it increases the productive hours we have to do by 67%. >> despite the shutdown free shuttle bus service will be
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provided by ac transit and county connection. the trump administration is reportedly back to an old plan for funding his border wall. the president is again looking at military construction funds an idea he raised six months ago. if the white house goes through with the plan it's expected to invite for lawsuits. president trump's personal assistant is out. she abruptly resigned last night amid accusations of leaking information to the media. madelyn westerhow attended an off the record dinner with reporters in new jersey during the president's recent vacation. there she disclosed private details about the president's family and gossiped about tv news personalities seeking assets of the president. the two worked together at the republican national committee. because of that some inside the white house viewed her with suspicion with one source calling her a spy. still ahead a massive
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federal bust. drugs, guns, and cash how the suspects allegedly transported all that illegal loot. >> plus biden called out. how he's accused of getting the facts wrong on a story he's been telling on the campaign trail. at at&t we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet. we've created access from at&t california households with at least one resident who receives snap or ssi benefits. may qualify for home internet
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right now drug agents are sitting on cash of confiscated fentanyl. 39 arrests, 30 kilos of
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fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, cash and firearms including ak47s. the pipeline from shanghai to virginia involved the u.s. post office. >> we're not talking about $500 and $600 deals. $20,000 in the trunk of somebody's car in a gym bag behind a local restaurant. >> meanwhile the coast guard also releasing video of the cutter robert ward seizing nearly 3,000 pounds of cocaine. the drugs worth more than $38 million. presidential hopeful joe biden is on the dfszive after report dmrooe -- defensive after reportedly mistelling a story about one soldier's harrowism. >> carried this guy up on his back under fire. >> former vice president joe biden retold the story of a heroic navy captain last week.
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>> the general wanted me to pin the navy star on him. he stood his attention. i went to pinim i said sir, i don't want a dam thing. do not put it on me please sir. do not do that. he died. he died. >> but according to the washington post who spoke to more than a dozen military and campaign sources, biden got the time period, the location, the heroic act, the type of medal, and the rank of the recipient as well as his own role in the ceremony wrong. biden's story appears to have some truthful elements. biden did award a medal to staff sergeant army chad workman after he tried to retrieve a dying comrade from a burning vehicle. but the soldier at the center of earing campaign story received the medal of honor from president obama. in an interview is
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absolutely accurate what i said. the story was that he refused te washington post notes has made more than 12,000 or false misleading statements of his own since he took office. biden has made other blunders recently. >> we choose truth over facts. >> poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids. >> some pro vocal provoke questions about his age. let's get a check of our friday forecast. >> you can see the skies clearing. so we're catching that sunshine on our sales force tower camera. looking east on this friday afternoon. and let's check the temperatures out there as we are watching our temperatures rise. we'll see seasonal daytime highs as we head through the rest of the day. so right now in concord looking at 80 degrees. upper 60s in oakland. low 60s in san francisco.
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mid 70s for san jose as well as for santa rosa. so satellite and radar view we have a ridge of high pressure to our south and a low pressure system out in the pacific to our west. looking at that on shore flow, we started off the day with low clouds and areas of fog. now we're catching that clearing for most of us. high pressure's going to continue to build in as we look ahead to the holiday weekend and with it we'll see those temperatures on the rise. taking you hour by hour on future cast and you can see that sun as we head through tomorrow morning very similar. low clouds and areas of fog along the coast and for parts of the bay and then that sun as we head through the afternoon. temperatures even warmer for your saturday, sunday and for your monday on labor day. if you're suffering from allergies. not the best news here. looking at medium high levels for today but increases for saturday, sunday, and gate gets even worse for monday, labor day. one of the worst pollen counts we've seen in quite some time skyrocketing into the high
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category. unfortunately. well our sunset at 7:41 and sunrise at 6:38 tomorrow morning. daytime highs looking at upper 80s in concord. low 80s in san jose and upper 60s for san francisco. a lot of great weekend events going around across the bay area. if you're heading out to the art and wine festival. sunny and warm in the low 80s. and this weekend and labor day sunshine in the mid 80s. there's that 7-day forecast with what you can expect with high pressure building in. saturday, sunday, and more monday on labor day looking great. sunshine and warm temps will continue into the middle part of next week. a great weather forecast as we look ahead to the holiday weekend for all of those outdoor events going around. >> we love it. thanks mary. >> and kpix is a proud sponsor of this year's pet fair september 14th and 15th. >> and tomorrow morning we'll feature a lab that's up for
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adoption. tune in for that tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. still ahead getting the best sun protection for your eyes. what to look for in your next pair of shades.
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fitness tracker fitbit is taking a trick out of apple's book introducing fitbit premium. it will analyze your activity and come up with healthy programs for you. the old fitbit focused more on counting your steps. >> and this afternoon doctors are warning you to pay attention to what kind of shades you buy. doctors say it is vital to look at the label and choose sunglasses that offer 100% protection from uva and uvb radiation. just because your lenses are darker and more expensive doesn't mean you're getting more protection. >> very expensive designer sunglasses might not over the uv protection you're looking for. you may find proten sussou pick up at a corner drug store. >> sunglasses are important not just on sunny days but on cloudy
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today's day is going to be theusirloom tomato.
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now th anywhere by produce. heirloom tomatoes are coming back and the tomatoes are incredible. with about three dozen different varieties. burgundy, debra. the names are fabulous and so is the flavor. when you buy them make sure the colors are nice and bright. you see this right here but they're not too soft. that's important. because heirloom toe mates are loaded with sugars. they decay rather quickly. all the colors are nice and bright. when you bring them home, store them on the counter never in the refrigerator. i buy them the day or the day before i'm going to make my heirloom tomato salad. ricota. mint, salt and pepper and that's it. maybe some champaigneg
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d i'm tony tensel always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. side jobs in store security. the sky high retailers are paying to stop mob robberies. we'll have that coming up at 5:00. >> tune in for that. just like that the workweek is done for us. almost like you guys over there. >> bye. one of the most important things you can do is to make sure you call 811 before you dig. calling 811 can get your lines marked.
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