UPDATE: Reduced Offshore Winds Lead PG&E to Cancel PSPS OutagesWeaker offshore winds on Thursday have led Pacific Gas and Electric officials to cancel a possible Public Safety Power Shutoff event for most customers who would have been impacted in the North Bay, according to the utility.
Power Restored To Nearly All PG&E Customers; More PSPS Outages ImminentPG&E officials announced Tuesday night that the utility had restored power to "essentially all" of the roughly 25,000 customers in 23 counties where a power shutoff began the day before to reduce wildfire risk during windy conditions.
Bay Area Fire Crews on Alert as Red Flag Warning Goes Into EffectFire crews in the North Bay and East Bay were on high alert Sunday evening as a Red Flag Warning went into effect for those regions at 11 p.m. due to forecast high winds and extremely dry conditions.
UPDATE: Fire Weather Watch for Parts of North, East Bay Expanded to Start Sunday NightThe National Weather Service has expanded its Fire Weather Watch for parts of the North Bay and East Bay to go into effect Sunday night because of dry and windy weather expected in the region.
Fire Weather Watch Issued for North and East Bay Starting ThursdayThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for parts of the North and East Bay starting early Thursday evening.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning for North and East Bay Hills Set for Tuesday NightThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning upgraded a Fire Weather Watch for the North and East Bay to a Red Flag Warning for the region.
PG&E: High Fire Danger May Prompt Power Shutoffs For 48,000 Northern California CustomersWith high winds and continued dry conditions in the forecast, PG&E may cut off power for thousands of customers in 18 Northern California counties on Tuesday.
Berkeley Hills Residents Urged To Stay Elsewhere During Extreme Fire WeatherThis fire season, the Berkeley Fire department wants residents in the hills to start thinking about the risk and when it might be better to leave before an evacuation order, even before a fire even starts.
UPDATE: Dry Lightning Threat Triggers Bay Area Red Flag Warning Sunday Through MondayWith memories still fresh of the devastating lightning complex fires of 2020, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Santa Cruz Mountains and the East Bay and North Bay hills beginning late Sunday morning and lasting through Monday afternoon
Grizzly Peak Boulevard In East Bay Hills To Be Closed July 4 Amid High Fire DangerAmid one of the driest years on record, a popular fireworks viewing spot in the East Bay hills will be closed on the 4th of July.
South Bay Officials Warn of Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks Ahead Of July 4th HolidayFourth of July celebrations often mean increased illegal fireworks usage in Santa Clara County, but with the region's extreme drought conditions and high temperatures, local leaders are cracking down.
Contra Costa Authorities Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Fireworks Ahead of July 4thFire authorities in Contra Costa County on Wednesday showed off some of the thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks confiscated during East Bay undercover operations in the past month.
Heat Advisory Issued for Much of North and East Bay Memorial DayThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Friday issued a heat advisory covering a large portion of the North and East Bay on Memorial Day.
Marin Firefighters Use Controlled Burn to Clear Space by HomesA collection of Marin County fire agencies converged in the hills outside of Novato this week with the goal of preparing the land and the firefighters for the season ahead.
North Tahoe Fire Danger: Fire District Bans Charcoal FiresFiring up a charcoal barbecue will not be a part of this summer's gatherings in the Truckee-North Lake Tahoe area.