Heat Wave In Santa Cruz Mountains Puts Fire Crews On High AlertResidents along with fire crews in the Santa Cruz Mountains are bracing for hot temperatures and high fire danger, as a heat wave is expected to scorch much of Northern California this weekend.
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.
Bay Area Escapes Heat Dome Searing Pacific Northwest, For NowThe intense heat gripping the Pacific Northwest was originally intended for the Bay Area.
California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
Heat Wave Lingers; Californians Urged To Continue Conserving PowerCalifornia residents were asked to voluntarily conserve power again on Friday as the heat wave that is baking the U.S. West strained the state’s energy grid and raised the possibility of rotating outages.
Bay Area Heat Wave: Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert For Thursday as Temperatures SoarA weather system stalled over the Southwest began sending waves of excessive heat into Northern California Wednesday, leading Cal ISO to issue a Flex Alert for Thursday starting at 5 p.m.
Heat Wave: Triple-Digit Temps, Full Reopening Brings Crowds To Concord Water ParkWith temperatures soaring into the 100s and COVID-19 capacity limits being lifted, an East Bay water park proved to be a popular destination in beating the heat on Wednesday.
Bay Area Heat Wave: Cal ISO Issues Heat Bulletin, Urges Conservation As Temps Set To SoarWith an intense heat wave expected to bring triple-digit temperatures to much of the Bay Area later this week, officials managing the state's power grid are urging residents to take action now to conserve energy.
Bay Area Heat Wave Rekindles Memories Of Flex Alerts, Rotating OutagesA heat wave this week in parts of the state is being monitored daily by the Cal Independent System Operator. If a Flex Alert is called, Californians will be asked to conserve energy.
Heat Wave To Bake Bay Area, California With Some Temps Reaching Triple DigitsThe Bay Area and the state were set to sizzle this week with forecast temperatures in the triple digits in some inland areas, forecasters predicted.
UPDATE: Temperatures Will Soar Into Triple Digits By Mid-WeekTemperatures will begin a steep climb Wednesday, reaching triple digits for communities away from the coast, straining California's power grid and sucking out even more moisture from the already tinder-dry hills, fields and forests.
City Slickers Lose Their Cool Picking Cherries in Brentwood During Heat WaveFor many in the Bay Area, harvesting their own cherries at you-pick farms like the Bacchini Fruit Tree in Brentwood is a Memorial Day weekend tradition. But temps over 100 degrees? Not so much.
'Days Like This Help:' Bay Area's Warm Spring Weather Makes Orange Tier Days Even BrighterAlameda County‘s first full day in the Orange Tier was amidst an early spring heat wave that brought record breaking temperatures across the Bay Area, further lightening the mood after a year of lockdowns, zoom classes, and sheltering in place.
California ISO Issues Flex Alert Amid Hot October Temperatures, Conservation UrgedThe California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has announced a statewide Flex Alert for Thursday afternoon, due to anticipated high demand for electricity amid unseasonably high temperatures.
UPDATE: PG&E Says PSPS Likely During Fire Weather Watch For North Bay, East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz MountainsWith hot, dry and windy conditions forecast later this week, PG&E officials said more public safety power shutoffs were likely in some parts of the Bay Area during the upcoming fire weather watch.