Heat

VTA light rail

Fire Department Says 2 Treated For Heat Exhaustion After VTA Train Breaks Down In San Jose

Two people had to be treated for heat exhaustion after a VTA light rail train broke down in San Jose due to a mechanical issue, officials with the San Jose Fire Department said.

07/01/2015

Silhouetted electricity pylon grid (Getty Images)

Sweltering Bay Area Heat Putting Strain On Power Grid; Residents Urged To Conserve Energy

California power grid operators are calling for another “flex alert” Wednesday, urging residents to conserve power as temperatures peek into triple digits for a second day.

07/01/2015

Baby Pigs.

17 Bay Area Cities To Hit 100 Degrees, But You Won’t Be Sweating Like A Pig

Today’s temperatures in our Inland areas will soar to 108 degrees which got me thinking, where does the term “sweating like a pig” come from?

06/30/2015

Cooling Off

19 Nearby Towns That Could Hit 100 Degrees On Thursday

For the first time this summer season, the thermometer will hit or exceed 100 degrees in many places Thursday. Here is a look at the hottest cities around the Bay Area! You will notice the heat is primarily focused on the East and North Bay.

06/25/2015

Berkeley in the dark after PG&E officials said a squirrel caused a massive power outage on June 8, 2015. (CBS)

PG&E Says Squirrel Caused Outage That Impacted 45,000 In East Bay

Officials say a number of power outages have hit thousands of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers Monday, including more than 40,000 in the East Bay and 10,000 in San Jose.

06/08/2015

BART Station

Heat To Blame For BART Delays; Berkeley Station Loses Power

Monday’s hot weather led to delays throughout the BART system and a the closure of a station in Berkeley for several hours.

06/08/2015

Levi's Stadium  (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levi’s Stadium Planning To Install Air Conditioners In Stands To Keep Fans Cool

The second season at Levi’s Stadium will likely be a little more comfortable for fans now that there are plans to install air cooling units in the stands.

03/24/2015

hot weather, heat, sun, surf, summer

Schizophrenic Winter Weather Plunges Bay Area Into 20s, Then Sizzles Santa Cruz At 80 Degrees

In one of the weirdest winter weather patterns in recent memory, New Year’s brought 20 degree lows to the inland Bay Area, followed by highs in the 80s Tuesday in Santa Cruz.

01/06/2015

(CBS SF)

Fall Heat Wave Prompts Advisory For San Francisco, Monterey Bay Areas

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect until 9 p.m. tonight for the San Francisco Bay Area and the Monterey Bay Area.

10/03/2014

Smoggy Air

Sweltering Heat, Unhealthy Ozone Pollution Prompts Spare The Air Alert For Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a Spare The Air alert for Friday due to high temperatures and low winds and smoggy conditions.

10/02/2014

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