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More Than 20K PG&E Customers Lose Power In Bay Area Due To Powerful Wind Storm

Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.

12/30/2014

BH FutureCast 24Hr Wind Gusts 3

When Will The Strongest Wind Gusts Hit My Home? Hour-By-Hour Wind Storm Forecast

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.

12/30/2014

(CBS)

Is This Wind Storm A Real Threat?

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 […]

12/30/2014

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High Wind Advisory With Gusts Up To 60 MPH In Effect For SF Bay Area

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.

12/30/2014

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Cold System With 20 Degree Temperatures, 55 MPH Winds To Sweep Bay Area On New Year’s Eve

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.

12/29/2014

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Freezing Temperatures, Frosts Hit Bay Area As Dry, Cold Front Moves Across California

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.

12/26/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

High-Wind Advisories Issued For Bay, San Mateo Bridges By CHP

High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

12/25/2014

(CBS SF)

40 MPH Gusts, Sneaker Wave Warning Issued For Northern California Beaches

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.

12/24/2014

A plane spotted from the roof of 855 Battery Street. (CBS)

Why Are Planes Flying Different Directions During Recent Wind Storms?

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!

12/16/2014

North Pacific storm waves as seen from the M/V NOBLE STAR, winter, 1989
http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/bigs/wea00816.jpg (NOAA)

Waves Approaching 40 Feet, Gale Warning Offshore, 35+ MPH Winds On Land As Next Wave Of Storms Slams Into California

A gale warning in offshore waters is in effect through Friday night as some swells could rise to nearly 40 feet and winds roar above 46 miles per hour while on the coast, powerful surf above 15 feet and gale-force winds will pummel California again.

12/15/2014

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