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Dust Devil At Rose Bowl December 31st, 2014 (Image from Youtube video by channel "Adsport")

VIDEO: Freak ‘Tornado’-Like Gust Hits Rose Bowl, Spinning Vendors’ Tents Through The Air

A freak wind gust spinning through the narrow canyon where the Rose Bowl sits was caught on camera as people fled from the vendors’ pop-up canopies as they were whipped by what felt like a “tornado.”

12/31/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Man Who Lit Candle During Wind Storm Power Outage Likely Caused Apartment Fire

Strong winds may have inadvertently caused a fire that damaged an apartment unit in South San Jose Tuesday night.

12/31/2014

(CBS SF)

El Camino Real Reopens In Burlingame After Downed Tree Blocked Lanes

El Camino Real has reopened in Burlingame after a downed tree blocked the roadway for several hours Wednesday morning.

12/31/2014

(CBS SF)

12 Best #WindStorm Social Media Posts Capture Downed Trees, Debris Around The Bay Area

Twitter users took to social media to document some of the destruction from Tuesday’s powerful Bay Area windstorm.

12/31/2014

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

98 Percent Power Restored After Nearly 200K PG&E Customers Lost Power Due To Wind Storm

PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers who had outages in the Bay Area during Tuesday’s strong windstorm, utility officials said Wednesday.

12/31/2014

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service

12/30/2014

Crews clear a tree toppled by 60 mph winds from I-80 that brought traffic to a standstill for hours, in Vallejo.

All Lanes Reopened After 60 MPH Winds Topple Trees, Live Power Lines Onto I-80 Vallejo

All eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 80 that were closed due to downed trees and power lines in Vallejo have reopened Tuesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/30/2014

A sign shows flight status updates.  (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Windy Conditions Cause 100s Of Flight Cancellations, Delays At SFO; Travelers Should Call Ahead

According to FlightAware.com, some 319 flights had been delayed, and another 102 cancelled.

12/30/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wind-Toppled Trees And Debris Shut San Francisco, East Bay BART Tracks

Tuesday’s high winds are wreaking havoc on BART tracks causing complete shutdowns in San Francisco’s Mission, and in the East Bay.

12/30/2014

Wind knocks down trees, power lines on Interstate 80 in Vallejo on Dec. 30th, 2014 (Photo by deborahg822 on Instagram)

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.

12/30/2014

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