Hot Weather Prompts Bay Area's First Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2019A combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust have prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Sunday, the first of 2019.
California Power Officials Issue Flex Alerts During Heat WaveCalifornia's power grid operators called for cutbacks in electricity usage as parts of the U.S. Southwest braced Tuesday for another day of scorching heat.
Red Flag Warning For North Bay Means Wildfires Will Spread FastA red flag warning has been issued for parts of the North Bay this weekend for high fire danger due to gusty winds, hot weather and low humidity, according to a statement from the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Wildfire Concerns Mount As Sweltering Weekend ApproachesA high pressure system building off the Northern California coast will send both temperatures and the threat of wildfires soaring during the upcoming weekend.
Fires, Floods, Extreme Heat: California's Year Of Epic DisastersIt's been a whiplash of disasters, from drought, floods, and now massive wildfires.
Bay Area Sweltering Under Record Heat WaveA high pressure system parked in the Pacific off the Northern California coast Tuesday turned the heat up on the Bay Area, sending temperatures soaring towards record levels.
California Heat Wave Crushed Grape Growers' Dreams Of Fruitful HarvestThe record head that baked Northern California over the Labor Day weekend left wine grapes shriveling on the vines, reducing many of them to raisins before the normal harvest.
Coroner: Bay Area Heat Wave Claimed 6 LivesThe historic heat wave that sent temperatures soaring into triple digits throughout the Bay Area over the weekend claimed six lives, officials announced Thursday.
5th Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued As Record-Breaking Bay Area Heat Wave EasesThe blistering heat that has scorched the Bay Area for days began edging down Sunday but air quality remained poor, with a fifth straight Spare the Air alert issued for Labor Day.
Heat Soars Again, 4th Straight Spare the Air Alert Issued As Fires Blaze Across WestSan Francisco hit triple digits again Saturday and inland temps could reach 115, a temperature last seen in 1950.
State Energy Grid Withstands Demands Of Friday Heat WaveWith the Bay Area gripped by excessive heat Friday, PG&E has made plans to deal with the increased demand on the power grid.