Hot Weather Hindering Efforts Against Blaze Near YosemiteHot and dry weather is hindering efforts to slow the growth of a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter.
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.
Extreme Heat, Fire Danger Has Firefighters In Oakland, Berkeley Hills On EdgeSigns posted along the roads in the Oakland and Berkeley hills indicate "extreme fire danger." The sweltering heat, dry brush and wind are conditions ripe for fire.
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.
BART, Caltrain Slowed Down During Heat Wave Over Track ConcernsBay Area Rapid Transit trains were being slowed down along the system Friday and through the weekend because of the heat wave in the region, the agency said.
Smoke From NorCal Fires Settles Over Sizzling Bay AreaA number of Bay Area communities are seeing smoky conditions as a result of large fires in Northern California, and air quality conditions have reached unhealthy levels in some areas.
Bay Area Bracing For Possible Record-Breaking Heat WaveThe Bay Area is expected to bake during multiple days of triple-digit temperatures, including what could be record-breaking highs on the Labor Day weekend.
July Was The Deadliest Month For Hot-Car Deaths In Nearly A DecadeAbout 37 children die while trapped in overheated vehicles every year in the U.S., and at least 729 have died in hot-car incidents since 1998.
Bay Area Heat, Fire Danger Rising This WeekendHeat sensitive residents of the Bay Area's inland areas are at moderate to high risk of heat-related illnesses and higher fire danger as temperatures rise this weekend.
Heat Wave Bakes Bay Area; 2nd Day Of Record TempsThe Bay Area was sizzling under temperatures that reached triple digits in much of the region Monday, with a heat advisory in effect until Monday evening.
More And More Rattlesnakes Slithering Into Bay Area BackyardsHot weather means an increased threat of rattlesnakes around the Bay Area and on the Peninsula. This year, it seems there are more than ever before.