Dangerous Catagory 4 Hurricane Willa Closes In On Coast Of MexicoHurricane Willa, a potentially catastrophic storm, swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 155 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.
Study: "Tornado Alley" May Be Shifting To The Densely-Populated SoutheastA new study says the tornado threat zone may be spreading eastward, to the densely populated southeastern U.S., and that could lead to a "threefold increase" in disaster potential.
Charges Of Verizon Data Throttling During Wildfires Raises Safety ConcernsAccusations by a Bay Area fire chief against Verizon claiming the carrier put lives at risk by slowing internet speeds for crews and customers in fire zones are raising concerns of data throttling could impact the public in other emergencies.
Report Predicts Massive Damage On Peninsula In Major QuakeA new report released Wednesday shows exactly what parts of the Bay Area will be at risk if and when a big earthquake strikes the San Andreas Fault.
Colorado State Professor: California Overdue For A Major EarthquakeA new article published by a Colorado State University professor of geophysics says California is in an "earthquake drought" and is long overdue for a temblor of at least magnitude 7.
'This Is A Buzz Saw': Florida Braces For Hurricane IrmaFlorida residents picked store shelves clean and long lines formed at gas pumps Wednesday as Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 monster with potentially catastrophic winds of 185 mph, steamed toward the Sunshine State.
6 Ingenious Earthquake Safety Tools To Emerge 1 Year After Napa QuakeFrom early warning systems that provide a 30-second countdown to robots that search for heartbeats above the rubble, here are six of the most innovative tools changing the way we think about earthquake safety.
Residents Of Central Valley Farm Community Lose Water As Surrounding Orchards BloomFamilies in one Central Valley farming community are coping with a lack of running water as the drought deepens and their remaining wells run dry.
Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In The Bay AreaIt is never too soon to prepare for a disaster. Fortunately, San Francisco Bay Area emergency preparedness resources offer numerous opportunities to plan ahead for disasters or emergencies of any kind.
North Bay Residents Have Until Monday To Apply For Quake Disaster AssistanceResidents and businesses in Napa and Solano counties who had damage or losses from the August earthquake have until Monday to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Bay Area School Teaches Lessons In Escaping From A KidnapperSome experts estimate a person can be bound, blindfolded, thrown into the back of a car and taken away, all in less than a minute. How would you get out of that kind of situation? If you can’t answer that question, you may need Eric Michaud.