Near Hurricane Force Winds Howl At Mount Saint Helena; Temperatures Soar; Red Flag Wildfire WarningA strong high pressure system descended onto the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, triggering powerful upper elevation winds, a Red Flag warning for the North and East Bay hills and sweltering temperatures for Mother's Day weekend.
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for North and East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires.
FIRE DANGER: First Red Flag Warning of Season Issued for North and East Bay Hills This WeekendThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Friday morning issued a Red Flag Warning for parts of the North and East Bay hills with offshore winds and lowering humidity expected through Monday morning.
State Fire Officials Warn Fire Season Already Off to a Dangerous StartUnder May red flag conditions, officials in California on Monday were issuing dire warning for an early and longer fire season this year.
Cal Fire Bracing For Another Challenging Wildfire Season; Red Flag Fire Warning For Solano CountyHumidity levels plunged into the single digits and winds picked up early Monday, triggering a Red Flag Fire Warning for Solano County and the Central Valley.
In the Shadow of Mount Diablo, Communities Brace for Early Wildfire SeasonThe first weekend in May marks the beginning of a statewide Wildfire Awareness Week -- a reminder that fire season isn’t what is used to be in the Golden State.
Balmy Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday A Welcome Respite For Bay Area ResidentsThe Bay Area enjoyed a reprieve from winter weather over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, with clear sunny skies, and temperatures in the 70s, with light breezy conditions at lower elevations.
Gusty Winds Keep Red Flag Warning In Place; PG&E Cancels All Planned Power ShutoffsGusty offshore winds topped 60 mph on Mt. St. Helena early Monday, fueling anxieties among Wine County residents who have grown weary of California's lingering historic wildfire season as the region remained under yet another Red Flag Warning.
Bay Area Wildfire Threat: Red Flag Warning Issued; PG&E Cancels Planned North Bay ShutoffsA cold front passing through the San Francisco Bay Area will whip up winds in the tinder-dry San Francisco Bay Area hills Sunday night, triggering a red flag fire warning..
PSPS Power Outages: Lights Got Back On Across San Francisco Bay AreaThe lights went back on across wine country early Wednesday as Pacific Gas & Electric crews were able to restore electricity that had been shut off to thousands of homes as a precaution during several days of extreme fire danger.
Newsom Thanks Cal Fire For Efforts During Elevated Fire Danger From High WindsGov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised the efforts of Cal Fire in containing most of the dozens of wildfires that had broken out in the past 24 hours of elevated high-fire danger across the state.
PSPS Update: 'All Clear' Issued For Parts Of 5 Bay Area Counties Impacted By Power Shutoff; Line Inspections BeginOfficials with Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday announced that parts of five Bay Area counties affected by the current safety power shutoff have been given the "all clear," allowing power restoration efforts to begin.
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.
Update: Gusty 89 MPH Winds Whip Through North Bay Mountains; Crews Respond To Fires In North And East BayWind gusts of a hurricane force 89 mph whipped through the hills above wine country Sunday night as fire crews across the Bay Area kept a watchful eye, responding to several fires in the North and East Bay.