PG&E Announces Possible Third Consecutive Power Shutdown TuesdayOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric have announced a possible third consecutive Public Safety Power Shutdown due to dangerous fire conditions that would affect customers in 32 counties starting Tuesday.
Massive Power Shutoff Disrupts Sunday Routines; New Wind Event ForecastNearly two million Northern California residents have had their Sunday rituals disrupted by a historic PG&E preventive power outage as Red Flag Warning wind conditions fueled a wildfire in Sonoma County and threatened to spark blazes elsewhere.
Lights Going Out For Millions In Unprecedented Preventive PG&E Power OutagesWith red flag warning conditions packing howling winds predicted for late Saturday, Pacific Gas & Electric officials went forward with the second planned power shutoff this week because of mounting fire danger conditions from the Bay Area to the Sierra.
Weekend Power Shutoffs For 'Historic Wind Event' Could Impact Nearly Entire Bay AreaThe potential high winds this weekend have PG&E warning that another round of power shutoffs may hit nearly every county in the Bay Area starting Saturday night, affecting 400,000 customers.
Mount Diablo State Park Closed Due To Winds, Wildfire ThreatMount Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County is closed Thursday due to high winds and the threat of wildfires, according to park officials.
Deadly Storm Pounds California With Rain, Strong Winds, Heavy SnowfallThe second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday bringing up to 4 inches of rain in some areas, winds gusting to 80 mph in the mountains, high surf and several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada.
Wet Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rain, Snow to Northern CaliforniaThe San Francisco Bay Area is under a flash-flood watch as a powerful storm begins dumping rain on the state.
Blustery Winds Batter Entire Bay AreaThe windy weather on Monday was making a mess around the Bay Area, toppling trees over into streets and onto cars.
Man Surprises Girlfriend With Proposal At San Francisco's Crissy FieldThe strong winds howling across San Francisco Bay almost forced one man to cancel his plans to propose to his girlfriend while sailing on New Year's Eve.
Tree Down In San Francisco Amid Wind Advisory For RegionA downed tree was blocking a busy street in San Francisco Thursday during a wind advisory that was issued for the Bay Area and Monterey through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Crews In Position For Raised Fire Danger Through WednesdayFirefighters in Contra Costa County have increased staff levels and pre-positioned firefighting resources in high-risk fire areas throughout the county Tuesday in anticipation of a red flag warning and high fire danger forecast by the National Weather Service.
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.
High Winds Collapse Fence In San Francisco, Injuring 2A strong gust of wind knocked over construction fencing in San Francisco’s Mission District Sunday afternoon, injuring two people.
Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The DarkAs of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service
Trees, Big Rigs Toppled As Fierce Winds Batter Bay AreaBay Area residents took stock Monday morning of the damage from high winds that blew through the region Sunday night, knocking over trees and causing power outages.