UPDATE: 110 Lightning Strikes In Bay Area; Storm Front Moves East; Red Flag Warning Canceled Lightning etched across the sky and thunder rumbled overhead as a storm front rolled through Sonoma County early Friday, rekindling deep-seeded fears and anxieties lingering within local residents from the LNU Complex fire that ravaged the region last year.
Overnight Lightning Strikes in North Bay Keep Residents, Firefighters on EdgeThere were several reports of rain, thunder and lightning in the North Bay Thursday night as an unstable weather system moved over the Bay Area amid a Red Flag Warning that has fire crews watchful.
Spare the Air Alert Extended Through Labor DayAir district officials extended a Spare the Air Alert through Monday and urged Bay Area residents to avoid driving during the holiday weekend to lessen the buildup of smog.
UPDATE: Air Quality Advisories Issued for Thursday, Friday Due to Wildfire SmokeThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued air quality advisories for Thursday and Friday because of wildfire smoke returning to the region, according to officials.
New Weather System Expected to Push Wildfire Smoke from Bay Area SkiesThe Bay Area's air quality is forecast to improve over the next couple of days as a new weather pattern moves in from offshore, pushing the current blanket of wildfire smoke out of the region, according to the National Weather Service.
Regional Air Quality Advisory Issued for MondayAir district officials issued an air quality advisory for Monday as haze and smoke from wildfires lingers above the Bay Area.
Bay Area Warmup Begins Ahead Of Excessive Heat WarningThe National Weather Service forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday calls for clear skies and much warmer temperatures in most areas as a five-day heat wave begins for much of inland California.
Wind Advisory in Effect for Bay Area with Gusts up to 55 MPH ForecastThe wind started howling in many parts of the Bay Area early Monday afternoon as a wind advisory for most of the region went into effect, according to forecasters.
High Pressure To Bring Above-Normal Temperatures To Bay AreaThe National Weather Service is forecasting Wednesday's highs will be in the 80s in most of the Bay Area, as much as 20 degrees above normal.
Cold Front Bringing More Rain, Gusty Winds To Bay AreaA cold front is expected to spread throughout the Bay Area from midday Monday through Tuesday and possibly Wednesday, with continued chances of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
Bay Area To Be Battered By Atmospheric River; Incoming Storms Prompts Warnings, EvacuationsBay Area residents were bracing for an atmospheric river-fueled series of storms which have prompted a number of watches and warnings across the region, especially for areas scarred by wildfires - including in the Santa Cruz Mountains where some evacuations have been ordered.