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Weather Service Warns Of Excessive Heat In Bay Area By Midweek

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday.

05/11/2014

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Another Day Of Near-Record Heat On Tap For Bay Area

Thursday will be the final day of our mini heat wave, with clouds and even the chance of rain in the North Bay moving in over the next several days.

05/01/2014

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Bay Area’s Warmest Conditions In Almost 6 Months To Peak On Tuesday

After parts of the Bay Area experienced their warmest day in almost six months, expect the warming trend to peak on Tuesday before conditions return to springtime averages.

04/07/2014

A surfer goes into the water at Ocean Beach (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: Sizzling Summer Temperatures Along Bay Area Coastline?

I live in the southwestern section of San Francisco and last week, there was a heat wave—well sort of. Last Tuesday, temperatures reached 109 degrees in some areas around the bay while The City’s Ocean Beach reached a cool 69 degrees.

07/08/2013

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Central Valley Man First Reported Death From Heat Wave

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities said Wednesday.

07/03/2013

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Heat Wave Causes South Bay Officials To Activate Emergency System

It’s the first time the reverse 911 system has been activated due to the hot weather.

07/03/2013

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Bay Area Cooling Centers Open To Help Heat Wave Sufferers

As the hot weather continues in the Bay Area, a number of cities have opened up cooling centers where people can beat the heat.

07/02/2013

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Expect Bay Area’s Record Heat Wave To Continue Through 4th

What makes this current heat wave so uncommon, is the duration. Monday was the fifth-consecutive triple-digit temperature day in the inland Bay Area, away from the water, KPIX 5 chief meteorologist Paul Deanno observed.

07/01/2013

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Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert Through Tuesday, Urges Reduced Electricity Use

The California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for Northern California for Monday and Tuesday, and is asking consumers to reduce their energy use because of anticipated high demand.

07/01/2013

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Bay Area Heat Wave To Linger Through The Week

Hot and dry conditions are now expected to continue through Thursday in the San Francisco Bay Area, where an excessive heat warning remains in effect through Tuesday night.

06/30/2013

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