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Flames seen from above the Wye wildfire in Lake County. (CBS)

Lake County Fires Now 70 Percent Contained

The “Walker” and “Wye” fires have burned 7,934 acres since they started around 4 p.m. Sunday. Full containment is expected by Monday.

08/15/2012

Flames seen from above the Wye wildfire in Lake County. (CBS)

Crews Make Progress In Lake County Fires Amid Triple Digit Heat

Hundreds of evacuees have been allowed to return home as crews are continuing to make progress against a Lake County wildfire that has now grown to about 5 square miles.

08/14/2012

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State’s Ongoing Heat Wave Prompts New Call To Cutback On Energy

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.

08/14/2012

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Bay Area Heat Wave To Bring Triple Digit Temperatures

Temperatures were expected to approach 100 degrees in inland parts of the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather Service.

08/08/2012

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San Jose Park Closes Due To High Fire Danger

San Jose’s Alum Rock Park is closed on Tuesday due to high fire danger, a result of hot and dry conditions in the area.

06/12/2012

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Red Flag Warning Puts Marin County Firefighters On High-Alert

A red flag warning has been extended until Monday morning for Marin County and the East Bay hills.

06/10/2012

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Bay Area ‘Spare The Air Day’ Declared

A heat advisory has also been issued as temperatures are expected to reach triple digits in some inland spots.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/03/2011

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Heat Leading To More Bay Area Motorcycle Accidents?

The unusually warm September weather has more and more commuters taking their motorcycles to work.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/12/2010

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Weather Service Issues Heat Warning For San Francisco

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning in San Francisco from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday evening.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

Heat Wave Continues in LA, State Probes Deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) Temperatures surged around the state Saturday as Southern California continued its rare high-humidity heat wave and state officials investigated a rash of recent farm worker deaths believed tied to the weather.

07/17/2010

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