Wind

A Golden Eagle.  (Source: Tony Wisgett; Wikimedia Commons)

Wind Farms Spacing Out Turbines To Better Accommodate Birds; Reduce Death Rates

The wind farm on Altamont Pass is one of the deadliest locations in the Bay Area for eagles, hawks and other birds to fly, but is slowly becoming a safer place because companies are restructuring.

06/08/2015

Escape From Alcatraz

Bay Water Too Cold For You? Blame The Wind

In most years, the winds also help push ocean surface waters, churning up cold water from down below. That process, called upwelling, did not happen as much over the winter.

05/12/2015

Scaffolding falls on top of cars parked at a Burlingame dealership. (Holly Quan/CBS SF)

Scaffolding Falls, Traps Cars At Burlingame Dealership

Several cars were trapped beneath fallen scaffolding Tuesday morning as heavy wind blew through the Bay Area.

05/12/2015

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High Wind Advisories In Effect For Four Bay Area Bridges

High wind advisories are in effect for four Bay Area Bridges Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/14/2015

Wind brought down scaffolding in San Francisco Tuesday. (CBS)

Windy Storm Knocks Down Scaffolding At San Francisco Construction Site

Powerful wind knocked down scaffolding at a construction project in San Francisco Tuesday.

04/07/2015

LightnLightning

How Likely Are Thunderstorms Today?

Roberta, how much rain has fallen today and how hard did the winds blow? Is it all over? Will we really see a thunderstorm?

04/07/2015

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40 MPH Wind Gusts Possible For Bay Area As Cold Front Approaches

So hold onto your hat and/or use an extra pump of hairspray. It’s going to be a windy Tuesday.

03/30/2015

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Wind Advisory With Gusts Up To 50 Mph In Effect For North, East Bay

A wind advisory is in effect for the higher elevations of the North and East Bays, especially Napa and Contra Costa counties, until 10 a.m. Monday.

02/23/2015

Wind turbines near the Altamont Pass. (CBS)

Google Invests In Altamont Pass Wind Farm To Power Its Mountain View Headquarters

Google announced on Wednesday, a 20-year deal with the Altamont Pass wind farm that will allow its Mountain View headquarters to be entirely powered by wind energy.

02/11/2015

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Storm Wind Topples Massive Trees, Narrowly Missing Oakland Hills Home

Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.

02/09/2015

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