tv Today in the Bay NBC July 22, 2020 5:00am-6:00am PDT
right now at 5:00, breaking news. alaska rattled overnight as a 7.8 quake shaking the state's peninsula triggering tsunami warnings and sending people running for higher ground. an update on the quake and another one in canada. a look at the aftershocks. plus -- >> ripping down that city, destroying the city, looting it. >> first portland and now oakland. next a live report from capitol hill on what the president may say today about sending federal agents to cities across america. and all new this morning the number of bay area coronavirus infections now considered to be much greater than previously thought. a live report coming up on new numbers. "today in the bay" continues right now. a very good now wednesday morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. getting you started with the day
this morning. mike is keeping an eye on that commute for you. meteorologist kari hall is tracking the weather. yesterday, kari, the weather was nice. i did not work out, but i did take a walk outside to a restaurant. >> oh, nice. we are doing whatever we can to take in our nice weather, enjoying a little bit more time outside. that's where we are safest as we are trying to socially distance, too. a live look outside in walnut creek we're starting out with some clouds and temperatures mostly in the upper 50s around the bay area as you head out the door. we'll see it slowly warming up. a repeat of yesterday as we see cool coastal temperatures with fog, sunshine inland and a little bit warmer there. we'll get a look at our microclimates and what's ahead for the rest of the week coming up. mike, what's going on for the rest of the commute? we still have the construction going on in san francisco, so let's take you to the maps where the sensors look pretty much green everywhere. i've circled the alemany project, that's 101 north and
south. northbound overnight closure there still going on. it was scheduled to be cleared one minute ago. we'll track that and the rest of the bay very calm right now. laura, you have breaking news. that's right. things not calm but shaking. a strong earthquake just hit off the coast of canada. it was a 5.4 quake, struck just about 30 minutes ago in the pacific ocean near vancouver. no tsunami warning has been issued and no reports yet of damage. also breaking overnight alaska still experiencing aftershocks firing a 7.8 earthquake there centered near the islands. it struck after 11:00 and triggered a tsunami warning for parts of alaska which prompted evacuations. these were people gathered at a high school in kodiak following evacuation orders. those warnings are now canceled. one of the many aftershocks with
a 6.1. pretty strong there. still waiting to learn if there's been damage or injury. back on american soil developing on capitol hill president trump is set to announce a new federal anti-crime initiative. it's aimed at combatting violence amidst the ongoing protest, some taking a destructive turn including the possibility of sending federal officers into cities like oakland. "today in the bay's" tracie potts with what's being called operation legend. tracie? >> reporter: laura, good morning. the national lawyers guild does not like it. they're denouncing the president's threat to send federal troops into oakland to deal with protesters. we've already seen that in portland. this is supposed to target violent crime. back in june the administration and the president expected to
talk about this today, a sustained systemic and coordinated effort involving all federal agencies to go into cities and deal with crime. >> we don't need federal agents without any insignia taking people off the streets and holding them, i think, unlawfully. >> by any objective standard the violence, chaos and anarchy is unacceptable. yet democrats continue to put politics above peace while this president seeks to restore law and order. >> reporter: six big city mayors including new york and chicago have come out against this. as i mentioned the national lawyers guild is suggesting and urging the administration to keep these unnamed officers out of oakland and also those mayors are urging the president to pull out of portland where they've sent a number of officers in as
well. back to you. >> this one hitting close to home. thanks so much, tracie. news out of texas, the white house is ordering the closure of the chinese consulate in houston. this is amidst escalating tensions with china. fire crews were called to the building after reports of smoke billowing from inside. they've been given until friday. eye-popping new numbers for you that morning in the bay area's road to recovery. they show how widespread it was even in the early days of the pandemic. cierra johnson is live in san francisco. i know those early few weeks those numbers may be much higher than we thought. >> reporter: this study shows antibodies and shows that the original covid testing may not
show the full picture or the full extent of just how bad that virus was. take a look at your screen. the report explains covid testing done at the beginning of the pandemic did not do an accurate job of identifying many of the positive cases. according to "the chronicle" the cdc conducted antibody testing in 10 cities including the bay area in march, april and may. those samples revealed the original estimate of 7,000 cases at the end of april was actually closer to 65,000. now the cdc is saying the original testing did not show the full picture but aggressive shelter in place orders here in the bay area may have helped to slow the spread of the virus in our region. >> the number of cases are ten times higher than we thought they were. that number being much higher means the death rate is a lot lower. >> reporter: so what else did that study show? it showed at the beginning of the pandemic a lot of people
were, a, symptomatic or were feeling ill and did not seek medical care. those individuals, researchers believe, may have played a role in spreading the virus, unknowingly spread it within their families and community. so we're learning a lot with this antibody testing with how this virus has progressed through the bay area. we're live in san francisco. cierra johnson for "today in the bay." >> all right, thanks so much. in the mean time a new testing site that's opening up in the east bay. the city health urgent care site is located in alameda's research park at marina village. 500 people can be tested every day. appointments are encouraged but not necessary. a follow-up for you. san francisco voters will decide whether or not to change -- that change is needed in the way that police staff levels are set. now that's one of the serious issues. one of the charter amendments approved for the november ballot.
if approved every two years police commissioners would reset the department staffing levels. supervisors also approved a ballot measure to separate street cleaning from public works deparents and another that would cpament. happening today mario woods supporters will mark his birthday. woods died five years ago in a police shooting in the bayview. police say he was armed with a knife and had stabbed someone a short time earlier. no charges were ever filed against the officers but you may recall that same shooting later prompted then 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick to start taking a knee before the national anthem. bay area nurses are mourning the death of one of their own who they say died from covid-19. dozens of people gathered. this is at oakland medical center to mourn the death of the nurse. the union says she died from covid-19 on july 17th and it's
not clear how she got sick, but her co-workers say that they're putting their own health and safety at risk while treating others. >> you all need to be forceful about protecting us and our patients. >> sutter health says that when nurses are caring for a suspected or known covid-19 positive patient staff are supplied with new n95 masks along with other appropriate ppe. east palo alto is providing extra protection for renters just trying to make it in the bay. the city council voted to extend the temporary moratorium on evictions for another two months. the ordinance covers tenants who couldn't pay rent because of the pandemic. renters are now protected from being evicted until september 30th. new for you this morning muni is bringing back several san francisco bus lines out of service since the start of the pandemic. now the restored lines include
the 45 union street line and the 48 line. passengers need to wear mask coverings and board from the back. you may call this a little bit of comfort food, baseball is back. last night at oracle the giants and a's played the second of two warm-up games. some fans still came to the park to get a sneak peek through the covered back gate or to maybe snag a hit in mccovey cove. >> baseball is our favorite sport and being out here in the cove is therapy for us. if it's not therapy for us it's therapy for our wives to get us out of the house. >> the new coach is making history there creating a big
buzz coast to coast. the giants won it, 4-2. so back to baseball weather in other parts of the country. grab a jacket, kari. right. that's what we're seeing as we take a live look. that's help keeping it cool for the bay area. as we look at our temperature trend for the day we still see that fog through about lunch time along the coast. inland is cleared out and mid-70s for the east bay. we'll top out in the low to mid-80s for the east bay heading up to napa where it's 74 degrees at 3:00 today. mike, as you get ready to get the folks out the door for work, how is it looking for the commute? looks like they're doing just fine.
no major issues for speed sensors. they still have crews in the area. it took half an hour until about 5:30 yesterday. we're watching again today. golden gate bridge, the southbound side now clear. many more sets of headlights at a given time as they cleared that construction from the span. back to you. >> thanks so much, mike. 5:12 right now. are you at risk when you fly. still ahead passengers express their fears. you heard marcus talk about the historic tensions with china but, you know what, the stock market, don't care. and have you heard alexis say, sorry, i don't understand that? well, turns out it's a common problem for many people. we're going to tell you why coming up next. it is 5:12 for you this morning. you're watching "today in the bay." feel like you've watched all the things?
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use caution. an easy drive heading north with the taillights past willow. the southbound side saw a burst that's clearing now. good morning and a very happy wednesday to you as well. as you know the stock markets have been on a tear, but you saw marcus talking about the chinese burning documents in their houston consulate as american/chinese relationship just continues to suffer. you would think that would be enough to spook investors. let's take you out to the future market, the bet the investors put on the market. the one is in the middle, the dow jones losing 36 points at the open. we expect. that is nothing. the dow gained 150 points tuesday. more money came out of tech, that's the trend we've been seeing. it's been going back into other companies. you see i have tesla there on the board. i'll get to that one in a minute. the chinese firm tiktok says it
is offering to hire thousands upon thousands of people in silicon valley as it faces the likelihood it will be banned by the united states. the house yesterday voted to ban tiktok on government-issued phones. president trump says he's thinking about a general ban. the concern is tiktok is collecting data about american users. now tiktok's parent company says it would like to eventually employ 100,000 people, which is probably fairly unrealistic considering that's in the neighborhood of what google employs. san francisco's twitter says it's closed a number of accounts that spread conspiracy theories attributed to the strange and probably made-up person or people who spread very odd ideas. twitter says it's taken down about 7,000 accounts. tesla reports its profits today
if it can make a profit for the quarter, that would be four quarters in a row, something it's never done. if it does that, the company would qualify to be part of the s&p 500. that could push the stock even higher. if it were included in the 500, then fund managers who deal with the s&p 500 in mutual funds would be forced to buy tesla stock. that would increase the amount of demand and then obviously the price would logically, we expect, go up from there. now, laura and marcus, the stock is also high enough that it just triggered another multibillion-dollar bonus for elon musk. so it's a good day to be elon musk. >> thank you very much, scott. it's 5:18. home depot shoppers now need to wear a mask. it's the latest retailer to require masks in all their stores. but do you wear a mask if you go through the drive-through?
it's become a hot topic. at one east bay starbucks workers have been posting the company does not require it unless local jurisdictions already do. starbucks does post signs encouraging customers, however, to wear masks. the pandemic has hit the airline industry bottom line especially hard. passengers are slowly returning to travel but the spike in cases in multiple states is really stalling airlines' recovery efforts. experts say even those who are hopping onboard those planes really don't feel good about it and some are actually paying more out of fear. >> there are passengers who can and will pay more to have that em>>tell empty middle seat for more physical distancing on the plane. also new for you this morning delta ceo is revealing what the company is doing to keep everyone onboard safe. can you watch that exclusive interview after "today in the bay." 5:19 for you and trending this morning have you ever heard
alexa say to you, i'm sorry, i didn't catch that? >> yes, i have. some people using the smart home device that answers more than others. the website asks how well voice assistance understands them to find out which regions have the most trouble. check out the list. the accents most likely to be misunderstood, maine, alaska, northwestern, new mexico, and chicago. san francisco comes in at 34. in the mean time amid the loneliness of the pandemic, many users are admitting they are attracteded to alexa's voice. i do enjoy when she says, have a great day, laura. it's such a nice thing. >> have a great day, laura. i'm going to replace that. >> go start dinner, laura! >> i know. kari, what is the forecast?
we've been keeping an eye on what's happening out there with those earthquakes that have been occurring during the overnight hours. so the first one was shortly after midnight and that was the one that was occurring on the alaskan aleutian islands. and then more recently we had the 6.2 that occurred after of vancouver. so we're continuing to monitor what's happening there. and so we have the tsunami warning that was briefly triggered because of that larger earthquake for the alaskan coast. we are looking at what's happening here. a tsunami is when we have an earthquake that happens underwater. it forces up the wave action. these waves can travel very quickly, up to 400 miles per hour and they even get larger as they approach a more shallow coast. that was the reason why.
it had that tsunami warning immediately issued but then later canceled because we did not see any really large waves occurring from that. really good news though we are seeing the large earthquakes under water and off the coast, we have not yet had any tsunami warnings. we're going to monitor that throughout the morning as we look at our temperatures that will gradually make it into the low 80s for the inland east bay, some upper seft70s and for sant rosa a high of 75. over the next few days we are going to continue to enjoy more really nice weather. actually a little bit cooler than normal but a little bit more humidity to start as that humidity drops, our temperatures will go up by the end of the weekend. we're looking at our warmest spots reaching into the low 90s. and that will continue into early next week. all right, mike, how is it looking for the commute right now? overall the big picture looks great. i will start with the picture of silicon valley in the south bay because northbound 85, as you're getting just past highway 87, we
do have a crash that brought a light pole down and it's in your right two lanes. a number of vehicles are involved. we don't see a lot of slowing. the rest of the bay is clear. mild slowing out of the alat this month. the 101 alemany project is going on there. and slowing across the san mateo bridge. traffic is light in both directions. coming up next on "today in the bay," nbc bay area responds. >> reporter: we have help for making the most out of a living room or family room that's got to become a classroom. we'll show you how you can help students in need. i'm chris chmura. we're supporting our schools next.
>> reporter: good wednesday morning. teachers and parents agree it's not easy turning the dining room or living room into a classroom. a union city teacher and the mom of a first grader. as she prepares lesson plans for fall she says she's using what she learned teaching remotely in the spring. her top priorities include keeping parents involved, planning ahead, and setting a daily routine. >> we put together a schedule, a calendar for my younger son. he's in first grade. we broke down his day with time
frames and checked off whatever activity he was able to do independently. >> reporter: she says parents sh shouldn't expect to spend the entire day. no matter whether kids are going to school in person or online they need supplies that many families can't afford. we've partnered with family giving tree to donate more than 3,000 backpacks. you can help and virtually build a backpack and donate it online or just make a contribution by logging on to nbcbayarea.com/schools. i'll be here with more back-to-school stories all weeklong. see you tomorrow. 5:27 right now. if you test pos itive for covid-19 the cdc has new guidelines on how long you should self-isolate. before the cdc said you need to quarantine yourself at home for two weeks. now the new guidelines say self-isolate for ten days after
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a live report on the twist and the deciding vote. and a first for downtown san jose as street closure allows restaurants to serve outside. coming up why everyone agrees this closure is a big deal. and sunshine in the south bay and east bay today may be just right, but not the story on the coast. we're going to check with the weather and traffic for you in just seconds. "today in the bay" continues right now. thank you for starting your morning with us. i'm marcus washington. and i'm laura garcia. it is wednesday, right? we're halfway through the workweek. we'll get through the morning commute with the help of mike this morning. kari has a look at the forecast for us. how are we looking? it looks pretty good. we're starting out the same way as yesterday with the clouds rolling by. quickly clearing out and we'll see sunshine here in the south bay as we look at our temperature trend. expect it to gradually clear up
and temperatures going from the upper 50s to the upper 70s by 1:00. it's going to be a nice one as we reach into the low 80s for the inland areas. we'll talk more about this coming up. looking great. looking right we have a crash on 85, but no s shows up there. the slowing still in san francisco, north 101. still a half hour delay for the pickup, north 101, the barrier work at the alemany project at 280. we'll watch for that. it should clear in the next few minutes. the city of oakland pushes back against the movement to defund its police department. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live for us. >> reporter: the oakland city council could have cut opd's budget by another $11.4 million
last night but the council says no in a vote that was split even among the members of the council with mayor libby schaaf of oakland breaking the tie with her no vote. schaaf pointed out the council cut the $14.3 million with a vote in late june and had moved to nobmobile assistance known a m.a.c.r.o. another $11.4 million would have been allocated to underfunded programs in the city to help education, housing and social services. there's been a movement nationwide to defund police departments after george floyd was killed by a police officer in minneapolis this past may. vandals attacked mayor schaaf's home yesterday morning and spray painted her property with messages like, and i'm quoting here, defund opd. cancel rent. homes for all. other messages included take responsibility and wake up, libby. the mayor's office has condemned this attack. opd is investigating.
schaaf's home and many of her neighbors have black matter posted on them. some neighbors think the vandals are outsiders who are exploiting the black lives matter movement. reporting live, bob redell, "today in the bay." b.a.r.t. leaders pledged to move $2 million from the police budget. "the chronicle" reporting that will go to unarmed ambassadors. the money had been meant to cover the police costs tied to covid-19 through the hiring of five new police officers and four fare inspectors. a road closure in the name of food. san jose restaurants are getting a big break as they try to get back on their feet during this crisis. "today in the bay's" kris sanchez joins us live to explain. this could be a bit of a game changer here. >> reporter: yeah, so, laura, most of our viewers have seen some of the road closures in
communities around the bay area. the difference here in san jose is that this one could be permanent. a permanent road closure in order to increase that outdoor dining capacity. i want to show you live pictures of the area we're talking about. this is san pedro square in downtown san jose. the closures right now could be in effect until september between santa clara and st. john's streets. you can expect all san francisco restaurants to have a presence there. in a fewer hours they will put large troes to prees to provide barricade. you might remember there was a similar scene in the same area during super bowl 50, if you went out and enjoyed festivity. the city will use almost $200,000 in city and county funding and about $600,000 in federal money from the c.a.r.e.s. act. it is no secret and no surprise that restaurant owners have been struggling to survive on takeout alone.
according to the national restaurant association the pandemic could cost the industry up to $240 billion across the nation. credit cards show higher restaurant spending predicted a rise in covid cases. higher grocery spending predict add slower spread of covid cases. adding more tables outside is something the downtown association has been pushing for but we'll have to see if people have the appetite to dine outside, while there is a surge in coronavirus cases here in the bay area and across the state. those planters will start moving around 9:00 this morning. we'll show you online and in our midday news. in san jose, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." >> all right. well, i have more on those numbers kris was talking about. the bay area added close to 1,000 additional cases
yesterday. santa clara andmore than 700 pe area have died. mounting evidence wearing a mask does not just protect the people around you but protects you as well. ucsf doctors found masks prevent a person from inhaling large amounts of covid if they are exposed. the lead doctor says their data is from several recent and old studies. the team looked at outbreaks in processing facilities. those place that is require masks show the virus still spread but most of the workers never had symptoms. >> if you wear a mask, you are . if you do get the infection you are more likely to get asymptomatic infection, no symptoms or not getting sick. >> the findings will be published in a medical journal next week. happening today lyft drivers
plan to hand out ppe to their colleagues outside of the company's headquarters in west oakland today. it's all part of a caravan aimed at criticizing the company for selling the equipment to their employees instead of giving it to them for free during the pandemic. last week lyft said it would not profit from any ppe it sells. today's caravan is protesting a november 2020 ballot proposal that would make uber, lyft and door dash independent contractors. a measure signed into law last year now classifies them as employees. several state colleges are changing course for the fall semester. uc berkeley originally said that it would hold limited in-person classes in the fall. now students are told classes will be fully online. the "l.a. times" reports other universities including usc will also start the year with all online classes. the reason for that change, of course, is the surge in covid
cases. uc berkeley says some in-person classes will start once health leaders say it is safe to do so. something good we want to share with you this morning. if you travel through sjc you're going to hear a new song that possibly reminds people of how to stay safe. take a listen to this. ♪ keep that cover on your face keep six feet we need space ♪ >> partnering for the song to be heard inside terminals. >> if anything it will make people laugh or smile. you won't be able to see the smile because of the mask. >> maybe a little spring in your step instead. >> i like that. >> all right. there you go.
there you go. a little summer in our step today, kari? yes, it's going to be a really nice day, mask on as you the upper 50s and we're seeing a few low 60s over to oakland. if you're in brentwood lacing up the shoes, going out for an early morning run expect it to be at about 59 degrees over the next hour or so and then slowly warming up this morning, really you can go outside at any point today for some outdoor activities. our weather stays nice and comfortable but cool along the coast. we'll talk more about this coming up. mike, any issues for drivers right now? well, we'll take you to the typical. 101 northbound shows slowing and that is what we see more volume of traffic. it's a timing issue north 101 at 680. as we look at the maps, that's where i've marked the arrow. at the bottom of the screen we also see 85 and it's been an issue not for most of 85 but
just on the expressway and the transition ramp getting on to northbound there's a crash on the right side. that's why it affects the on t light pole may be mor injuries of slowing. the rest of the bay not a lot of slowing. the bay bridge toll plaza still clear. back to you. thanks, mike. well, an all new shelter in place. the first in the nation to issue a second shelter in place. and back on the court. what's expected as the nba resumes games today and the latest big twist in the upcoming nfl season. a major step forward for the white house as president trump acknowledges things are bad and will most likely get worse. how you doing? >> how you doing? we didn't always say it would be
it's 5:44. let's get out the door this morning. a live look outside in the south bay where we start out with clouds once again. and a nice warm-up after those clouds clear out, we have a great day ahead. we're going to take a look at our microclimates and the rest of the forecast coming up in a few minutes. and after the crew clears
out over my shoulder, this is the crew that still has the barrier work going and the closure still on the grid for north 101 at the alemany project. bay shore boulevard if you're t. about a 45-minute depp lay thla. no other delays. back to you, marcus. >> thanks, mike. developing for you right now the man authorities say ambushed a federal judge's family in new jersey on sunday is suspected in another recent deadly ambush in southern california. roy den hollander disguised himself as a fedex delivery man and opened fire at esther salas. her son died and husband critically injured. the next day den hollander was found dead. anonymous sources say den hollander is being looked at in an ambush in san bernardino county. in that case the shooter also disguised himself as a delivery driver and killed another
attorney. people believe l.a. mayor eric garcetti may issue a second stay-at-home order. he's been hinting at it for a few days. it would shut down all but essential businesses. l.a. would fully roll back openings. countywide more than 2,200 patients are now hospitalized, near their recent record high. more than half of cases were those under 41 years old. california is leading a lawsuit filed by 20 states to block a white house rule that would roll back the clean water act. president trump issued an executive order to change the rule. however, state attorney general xavier becerra argues that would limit states' ability to protect water bodies by restrict iions. new word on the southern
border wall. the federal bureau of land management transferred more than 65 acres of land for the project infrastructure. that spans parts of arizona and new mexico. it is in part due to environmental impacts. critics say construction negatively affects wildlife and protected land. president trump is conducting those coronavirus daily briefings. >> scott mcgrew, this time he's doing it alone. >> no fauci, no birx, no medical experts, not even the vice president of the united states who ostensibly is in charge of our country's fight against the pandemic. it was just the president who appeared in tuesday's resumption of the briefings. the president did say dr. birx was backstage if needed after reporters asked about her. dr. fauci said he was not invited.
>> it will probably, unfortunately, get worse before it gets better. something i don't like saying about things but that's the way it is. it's all over the world. >> for the president to say it will likely get worse before it gets better is not news to the american people. it is a major step forward for him personally. the president in the past has said the virus would just disappear and the reason that we had so many cases was because we test too much. he once again repeated people should wear masks. >> america's youth will act responsibly and we're asking everybody that when you are not able to socially distance, wear a mask, get a mask, whether you like the mask or not, they have an impact. we need everything we can get.
>> the white house has insisted the president has had the same message about masks all along, but that is not the case. we're not sure how often these new briefings will take place or if we will see the return of the experts we saw in the past. the past briefings would go on for more than an hour, sometimes get badly off topic. you see the vice president there. it's been 36 days since the vice president wrote an op-ed in "the wall street journal" titled "there isn't a coronavirus second wave." in the 36 days since he made that claim testing data show 1,833,796 americans have been infected and in those 36 days since he made that claim 23,764 americans have died, 993 of them yesterday. we're watching what's happening in washington at all times. you can follow me as i talk about it on twitter.
i'm @scottmcgrew. scott, thank you. eight days from now the nba season resumes with 22 teams. but starting today they begin playing exhibition games. between now and july 30th, 33 games will be held in orlando. and so far that bubble seems to be working. not one of the 346 players there have tested positive for covid-19. this afternoon's first matchup will see the clippers take on the orlando magic. well, marcus, no nfl preseason games for fans to enjoy. players and owners have agreed to actually scrap the 2020 preseason. owners first proposed cutting it from four games to two, but the players union pushed back concerned about the coronavirus spread. trending for you this morning, friends, fans looking for some hope during the pandemic. don't you worry. we've got you covered. ♪ no one told you life was going to be this way ♪ >> david schwimmer says the
upcoming reunion for hbo max could film as soon as next month. the cast plans to wait another week or two to make a final decision. also trending for you that morning celebrities are usually known for their acting, their singing skills. you can now add carpenter to the list for jennifer garner's skills. she post this had video of her doing a diy dunk tank, and it's now gone viral. at the end of the video, you see right there, indeed, it works. she sits right under it. pretty cool. something fun to do during the pandemic. bull's eye. >> getting creative. getting creative out there. at least she was the one. she didn't put her kids underneath it. that's good. although maybe her kids could pull the thing. >> possibly. >> who threw the ball? >> that water could cool you off in some spots today. warm but nice today in some parts of the bay area.
kari? yeah, compared to the weather we've had throughout most of the summer this is a nice treat that we're having. cooler than normal weather and there is part of the reason why as we take a look at this may mazing shot from the cupertino hills. we're looking at the south bay. now you're hidden under all of those clouds so you can't see the sun rising right now. we're going to see it clearing out. we are going to see at about 9:00 some clearing here. and some low 60s. and then going into the upper 70s by early in the afternoon. a nice ocean breeze picking up transporting that cooler air all the way into our inland valleys. except for the far north bay where we're still looking at hot weather in ukiah and clear lake into the low 90s. elsewhere it's more like 70s and 80s for today. so make some plans to get outside and take it in. we are going to see more weather like this throughout the week. not too many changes here in our bert setup. now you probably noticed that
it's a little bit more humid. yesterday we had those monsoonal clouds moving in. that's all because of that monsoonal moisture moving in from the desert southwest into the bay area. i think lking at high temperatures reaching into the low 80s over the next few days and then look at what happens by the end of the weekend, warming up just slightly as we reach into the low 90s. by sunday into early next week. but really no changes here for san francisco as we stay in the 60s. clouds and fog each and every day. and, mike, how is it looking right now for the commute? kari, a couple sticking points i've been tracking still sticking around. we'll take a quick look out there. there you go. the volume is building a bit. the map will show you there's no problem on the approach there. and across the incline you're okay as well. on the san francisco side circled there, 101 alemany northbound still may be closed for that overnight project scheduled to pick up at 5:00.
trying to finish up the barrier work. the south bay slowing for 101 northbound. we expect north 85 to slow. a crash is on the off ramp or the transition ramp to north 85. back to you. >> thanks, mike. happening now for you secretary of state mike pompeo is in copenhagen, denmark, on the european diplomatic trip. this is where he's talking about china and the arctic. what he has to say about the breaking news, the sudden shutdown of the consulate in houston. with classrooms closed a lot are getting innovative where they can teach. the outdoor locations under consideration. fans may be watching their team play anymore. more on this amazing new video. businesses are starting to bounce back.
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supervisors approved a ballot measure for street cleaning for the public works department and another that would create new oversight for the sheriff's department. struggling child care programs are getting relief. san mateo county supervisors approved $2 million in funding for child care programs impacted by the pandemic. in a county survey from june it found over 50% of programs expected a loss of income in the fall. just under 50% had one month or less to support their operations. suing schools. a group of parents and lawyers filed a lawsuit to force california schools to offer in-class learning this fall. this comes as supervisors in l.a. county are looking at using parks and libraries as alternative learning sites for students when classes resume. they just approved that plan last night. supporters say the goal is to find space for children who
cannot stay at home to access computers and participate in business learning. fans in poland are taking their love of the sport to new heights. >> take a look at that. fans are using cherry pickers to make sure they didn't miss their team playing. the owner of a transport company and a longtime fan came up with the idea of using the cherry picker. they have over 21 full of fans. the stadium can only seat 25% of its full capacity. don't fall out. coming up next at 6:00, breaking news we're following for you on this wednesday morning. first alaska then western canada. overnight both regions rocked by strong earthquakes. alaska's quake at 7.8 sending many running from their homes in
fear after tsunami. the latest on the aftershocks as well. plus -- >> ripping down the city, looting it -- >> first portland and now oakland. next, a live report from capitol hill on what the president may say today about sending federal agents to cities across america. and all new this morning the number of bay area coronavirus infections now considered to be much greater than previously thought. a live report is coming up on the new eye opening numbers. "today in the bay" continues right now. and a very good wednesday morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. getting started with this hump day wednesday, mike will take a look at the commute for you. first let's start offolist kari look at the forecast kari, lrod again this morning. how is it feeling out there for us? it feels pretty nice though it's been humid. and as we take a live l