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.
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.
Forecasted temperatures approaching 100 degrees in the Bay Area on Thursday and Friday have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for the region.
Bay Area communities will be seeing near record high temperatures Tuesday amid a heat advisory in effect through Wednesday.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday, with temperatures in the big cities of particular concern, a meteorologist said Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday.
State and local firefighters are on high alert as several grass fires have broken out during this stretch of hot weather.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued its first heat advisory of the year, because temperatures are 15 to 25 degrees above normal across the state this week.
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.
It’s the first time the reverse 911 system has been activated due to the hot weather.