Wind Damage Shuts Down Interstate 80 In Both Directions During Afternoon Commute As Live Wires Endangered Drivers
Winds gusting near 50 miles per hour or more toppled trees and PG&E power lines across Interstate 80, near Redwood in Vallejo, shutting down the entire freeway in both directions during the afternoon commute while PG&E crews turned off electricity to the downed wires and firefighters put out a small fire sparked by the damage.
Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.
The 60 mile per hour wind gusts due to slam the Bay Area overnight Tuesday could topple more trees, down power lines, and again plunge tens of thousands of people into darkness as wind shrieks through the trees around them. And behind that comes a blast of Arctic air, plunging temperatures down to the mid 20s.
KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Is the wind really going to blow that hard today? A: Yes. In fact, PG&E has already offered a […]
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Tuesday for all coastal and valley locations of the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Santa Cruz County.
A storm system combined with wind gusts up to 55 mph and temperatures in the mid-20s will create uncomfortably frigid conditions across the San Francisco Bay Area for New Year’s Eve.
The Bay Area is experiencing the coldest weather of the season, and there is more on the way. A cold air mass is bringing freezes and frosts to the entire state, and damaging winds to Southern California, as well.
High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.
Winds gusting above 40 miles per hour and massive sneaker waves, significantly larger than the preceding swell are forecast to pound Northern California as a cold front roars in Christmas Eve.
Can you see it? Look very carefully at the blue sky and you can see a plane flying across the Bay towards Oakland International Airport. I snapped this photo this morning from our KPIX 5 Studios in San Francisco. What caught my eye, is the PLANE!