Threat Of Diablo Winds Triggers Red Flag Fire Warning Wednesday EveningA threat of Diablo winds, blasts of hot, extremely dry gusts from the northeast of up to 35 mph, has triggered a Red Flag warning for the already parched North Bay hills beginning Wednesday evening.
Red Flag Warning Elevates Wildfire Fears Among Bay Area ResidentsWinds howled across the mountains and hills of the North and East Bay early Monday with gusts topping 60 mph on the highest peaks as Red Flag Warning conditions gripped the region and Pacific Gas & Electric prepared to turn off power to customers in Napa and Solano counties as a wildfire precaution.
Fire Weather Watch In Effect For Bay Area Ahead Of Windy WeekendThe National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch for most of the Bay Area ahead of dry and windy weather forecast in the next few days.
UPDATE: 110 Lightning Strikes In Bay Area; Storm Front Moves East; Red Flag Warning Canceled Lightning etched across the sky and thunder rumbled overhead as a storm front rolled through Sonoma County early Friday, rekindling deep-seeded fears and anxieties lingering within local residents from the LNU Complex fire that ravaged the region last year.
Overnight Lightning Strikes in North Bay Keep Residents, Firefighters on EdgeThere were several reports of rain, thunder and lightning in the North Bay Thursday night as an unstable weather system moved over the Bay Area amid a Red Flag Warning that has fire crews watchful.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning for North and East Bay Hills Set for Tuesday NightThe Bay Area office of the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning upgraded a Fire Weather Watch for the North and East Bay to a Red Flag Warning for the region.
San Francisco Bay Area Dodges Major Dry Lightning Threat; Red Flag Warning CancelledA plume of unstable air streamed into Northern California from the monsoonal storms in Arizona early Monday, triggering dozens of lightning strikes in the tinder-dry forests in the Sierra but was bypassing the San Francisco Bay Area.
UPDATE: Lighter Winds Lead To Early End of Red Flag Warning in North and East Bay HillsWeather officials in the Bay Area announced the Red Flag Warning in place for the North and East Bay hills since Friday evening has expired early Tuesday afternoon.
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.