East Bay Regional Park District Extends Park Closure Due To Fire DangerOfficials with the East Bay Regional Park District on Monday announced the closure of 11 parks in the East Bay hills would be extend through Wednesday morning due to concerns over continued high winds and fire danger.
Thousands Awaken In Darkened Homes; Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts; Trees Topple, Small Fires Ignited Thousands of San Francisco Bay Area residents awoke Monday morning in homes without electricity in the wake of planned PG&E power shutoffs as a windstorm that generated hurricane force gusts overnight triggered a lingering Red Flag Warning and a continuing threat of wildfires.
Wind Advisory Included As Part Of Red Flag Weather Alert For North BayA Red Flag Warning went into effect Monday night for the North Bay mountains and East Bay hills due to dangerous fire conditions and forecast high winds, officials with the National Weather Service said.
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.