Glass Fire Update: Roads Closed, Outages, Foul Air: Wine Country Businesses Spared By Flames Suffer Huge Economic HitThe Glass Fire in Napa County is having a profound impact on local wineries and those who depend on the visitors they attract. Some have been devastated by it, while most have been untouched. Still, everyone is being affected by it.
Yosemite Set To Reopen Friday After Closure Due To Wildfire SmokeOfficials in Yosemite National Park announced Tuesday that the park will reopen to all visitors Friday morning after an over week-long closure due to wildfire smoke and hazardous air quality.
New Spare The Air Alert Issued For Parts Of North And East Bay SaturdayOfficials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have issued a Spare the Air Alert for parts of the North and East Bay Saturday due to wildfire smoke.
Yosemite National Park To Close Due To Poor Air Quality From Heavy Wildfire SmokeOfficials in Yosemite National Park announced Thursday that the park would shut down to all visitors and vehicular traffic at 5 p.m. due to significant smoke and hazardous air quality from wildfires burning in Southern California.
Smoky Skies Clearing; No Spare-The-Air Alert After Record 30 Consecutive DaysFollowing a record 30 straights days of Spare the Air alerts, there was no such alert Thursday as the region's air quality continued to clear up - but not completely.
Massive Plumes Of Carbon Monoxide Drift Over Midwest, East Coast From California WildfiresThe historic wildfire outbreak in Northern California, Oregon and Washington state was generating massive plumes of carbon monoxide that have drifted all the way across the country to Chicago, New York and other cities, according to data collected from NASA satellites.
'This Is Heaven'; Fresh, Clean Air Driving Smoke From San Francisco Bay Area Skies A low pressure system spinning in the Pacific off the Northwest, began driving away a plume of unhealthy smoke-filled air Wednesday, clearing the gloomy skies that have been draped over the San Francisco Bay Area for weeks.
Downtown Comes Alive As Smoky Skies Clear, People Go Back Outside In BurlingameTuesday's blue skies seemed like a novelty after a week of otherworldly phenomena due to unhealthy air.
Smoky Skies Postpone Giants-Mariners Games In Seattle; Series To Be Played At Oracle ParkThe two-game series between the San Francisco Giants and the Mariners in Seattle that was scheduled to start Tuesday night was postponed because of smoky skies caused by the West Coast wildfires.
Smoky Skies: Unhealthy Air Over Bay Area Prompts 30 Straight Days Of 'Spare The Air' Alerts; People Urged To Stay IndoorsHealth officials warned San Francisco residents to limit their time outdoors early Monday as a layer of extremely unhealthy air generated by smoke from the wildfires burning across California and the West Coast remained draped overhead.
Smoky Skies Roundup: 49ers Opener Still In Jeopardy; Bay Area Residents Seek Escape From Dangerous Haze; Stanford Doc Says Keep Kids IndoorsA plume of unhealthy, smoke-filled air sent skyward by dozens of wildfires burning across the West Coast has forced local residents to remain shuttered indoors this weekend. Here is a roundup of the latest smoke-related stories from KPIX.com and the KPIX 5 news team.
Smoky Skies: Bay Area Residents Look To Escape Dangers Of Wildfire SmokeThere are currently a total of 28 active fires in California helping to fill San Francisco Bay Area skies with unhealthy levels of smoke and forcing local residents to remain indoors.
Smoky Skies: Stanford Doctor's Advice -- Keep Your Children IndoorsSome parents have been wondering if it’s better to take your children outside to get some exercise, instead of staying inside for days even if the air is considered unhealthy.
Wine Country Grape Growers Fear Significant Damage From Wildfire SmokeThe smoke and ash from the wildfires seem to permeate every corner of the Bay Area but this is also home to one of the most renowned wine regions in the world and that’s presenting a tough choice for grape growers.
How To Find The Best Air Quality Index (AQI) On The WebThere is plenty of confusion when it comes to Air Quality Index readings during this time of smoke-filled skies from the historic outbreak of wildfires. There are numbers everywhere. Purple Air. Air Now. So what are the best numbers?