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On KCBS. Melissa Call Ross with the program that's helping Californians get rid of unwanted medications safely and easily the pandemic still looming. The Bay Area. Travelers are getting back on planes more on that in just a few minutes and a hurricane is expected to make landfall in Florida over the weekend. Good evening. Thank you for joining us. I'm Peter Finch case. CBS News Time is 8 31 CBS News update late word from the National Hurricane Center extend some of the zones under hurricane warning along Florida's East coast north of Boca Raton. This is a hurricane nears the central Bahamas heading for a Florida still dealing with a deadly spike in Corona virus. Tracy Jackson is Broward County emergency manager. What we're going to be doing in the shelters is I'm taking the information as regards to social distancing in Limiting the amount of people that we will be putting into each shelter, perhaps opening up additional shelters as the numbers get to the level where we want to stop. We'll also be insisting that people who come during their peepee And we'll, of course, have temperature checks and other screening measures as people enter just to make sure we keep everyone safe. This possible, National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says people should be prepared. You can add a couple things to your list every week and kind of piling up for time. You'll have something's ready and you won't be part of that panic when the storm starts to throw CBS News Update. I'm Tom Foti CASE. CBS NEWS Time. 8 32 One person had to be hospitalized after a grass fire broke out between a couple homes in Walnut Creek this afternoon. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District says two alarm blaze was reported about 1:30 p.m. In the 1300 block of Homestead Avenue, one person who lives at a house on Homestead. Was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. No other injuries reported. The fire was contained around 2 15 PM No homes were damaged. The Fremont Fire Department responded to flames in an abandoned structure this afternoon. The fire Breaking out there. About 1 30 PM on Washington Boulevard. Firefighters had to force entry into the boarded up structure they believe was used to be a small office space. The fire It was extinguished in about 15 to 20 minutes. There were no entries in that fire and little structural damage. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Good news from the Bay Area. Three major airports, says KCBS Zmapp, Bigler reports air travelers are starting to return to flying the friendly skies. Even during this pandemic, Oakland International Airport had over 255,000 passengers in the month of June. That was over double the number. We saw in May Aviation Director Bryant Francis says. While the numbers are encouraging, they're still down about 79% compared to last year. When you are ready to travel. We're here We are ready for you to come back. Passenger traffic is also coming back slightly at Manetta San Jose International, where spokesperson Demetria Machado says they are using special equipment to deep clean terminals like an electro static sprayer that gets in between, like the waiting room seats..