Fire-Weary Bay Area Braces For Heat Wave, Critical Fire ConditionsHot and dry conditions paired with strong winds are keeping fire-weary Bay Area residents and fire crews on alert Wednesday.
Forecast Triple-Digit Heat Brings Weekend Red-Flag Fire Warning, Possible Preventive OutagesA weekend weather system will send temperatures soaring, humidity levels dropping and stirring up bone-dry, hot northeastern winds, triggering a Red Flag fire warning across wildfire-ravaged Northern California and an alert from Pacific Gas & Electric of possible preventative power blackouts.
Heat Wave May Spark Flare-Ups As Firefighters Advance Progress On NorCal Wildfire ComplexesAs firefighters approach full containment on the lightning-caused fires burning for more than two weeks in Northern California, they are also bracing for possible flare-ups because of an approaching heat wave this weekend.
Power Grid Officials Cancel Order For Second Night Of Bay Area Rolling OutagesFor a second straight night, state power grid officials Saturday ordered local utility districts to begin rolling blackouts to thousands of homes. Minutes later they canceled the order for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Plenty Of Sun, Sand, Parking Made Ocean Beach A Perfect Place To Escape The HeatThe warm sun and sand made for a magnificently beautiful Ocean Beach day. Even the parking lot was open.
Hot Weather Baking Bay Area With Above-Average TemperaturesTemperatures around the Bay Area and along the Monterey Peninsula are expected to spike this week, with above-average seasonal temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
Heat Advisory Issued; Parts Of Bay Area May See Record High TemperaturesA heat wave expected to kick in late Monday morning for the Bay Area will linger through Thursday night, with record-setting temperatures possible, forecasters said.
Nighttime Brings No Relief From Sweltering Bay Area TemperaturesA heat advisory was in effect for the inland portions of the Bay Area this weekend. What makes this heat wave unique is that the Bay Area is not seeing a significant cool down in the evening hours.
Scorching Heat Grips Bay Area As Temperatures SkyrocketA heat advisory through 9 p.m. Sunday has been issued by the National Weather Service, with residents advised to take precautions as temperatures rise to the mid-90s or higher in much of the Bay Area.
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.