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Heavy Fog Blankets Bay Area; Advisories Issued

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Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Another heavy fog advisory has been issued for a Bay Area bridge Monday morning, after the National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for the entire region until 9 a.m.

The California Highway Patrol issued the alert on the San Mateo Bridge and in Alameda County, along state Highway 92 around Hayward at 6:18 a.m.

Around the Bay Area, visibility has been recorded at less than a quarter-mile, with near-zero visibility at times, according to the weather service.

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Drivers were advised to slow down, use headlights and leave plenty of distance between cars, weather officials said.

KCBS’ Matt Bigler Reports:

The CHP has also warned about foggy conditions on other Bay Area bridges and highways.

Advisories from earlier Monday morning remain in effect for the Bay, Carquinez, Dumbarton and Benicia-Martinez bridges.

A fog advisory for San Mateo County was issued at 1:11 a.m., with a heavy fog alert in place at 1:08 a.m. for a section of northbound Interstate Highway 280 around Edgewood Road near Redwood City.

Alameda and Santa Clara counties were also facing soupy roads this morning. Fog advisories were in effect just after 5 a.m. and before 2 a.m. for those counties, respectively.

State Highway 84 in both directions at the Dumbarton Bridge near Newark and northbound U.S. Highway 101 at Ellis Street near Mountain View were also issued heavy fog warnings Monday morning, according to the CHP.

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