With more hot temperatures expected Tuesday, a statewide Flex Alert is in effect, and residents are being urged to cut back on energy use during peak daytime hours, a California Independent System Operator spokeswoman said.
Temperatures are soaring into triple digits across the western United States as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.
Temperatures were expected to approach 100 degrees in inland parts of the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather Service.
A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.
The Bay Area marked the longest day of the year Tuesday with clear skies and warm temperatures.
The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for Tuesday throughout the Bay Area.
The Bay Area’s mini heat wave this week is serving as a good reminder for companies that use outdoor workers that state regulations require more than just passing out bottled water.
High temperatures, dry conditions and strong evening winds have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch for the Bay Area on Monday and Tuesday.
An award-winning film editor has died while hiking in the Hollywood Hills during a record Southern California heat wave.
A strong high pressure system is keeping the heat turned up across most of Northern California.