Bay Area Residents Brace for Dangerous Winds, Power Outages Beginning SundayParts of the Bay Area have been in and out of red flag warnings all month but this Sunday's wind event is going to bring winds that we have not seen this year.
Severe Drought Conditions Grip Northern California; Red Flag Fire Warning, Power Outages Set To Begin With a new round of Red Flag Warnings and power outages less than 24 hours away, San Francisco Bay Area residents were once again Wednesday wrestling with the impact of months without a measurable rainfall that have transformed green hillsides into tinder-dry fuels for fire.
High Fire Danger Prompts Red Flag Warning From Wednesday Night Through FridayThe National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 10 p.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Friday for elevated portions of the Bay Area due to high fire danger from predicted gusty winds and low humidity.
Red Flag Warning Issued For Fire-Weary North Bay - 'Winds Whipping Back Up'A Red Flag Warning has been issued for fire-weary North Bay communities on Monday, as forecasters predict bursts of gusty offshore winds, along with continued dry conditions.
PG&E Restores Power to 'Essentially All' Customers; Red Flag Warning Extended Into SaturdayPG&E said Friday night that all power has been restored to all customers who receive service who were impacted by the most recent Public Safety Power Shutoff.
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.
East Bay Regional Parks Closing During Red Flag WarningLocations of the East Bay Regional Park District in the East Bay hills will be closed to the public Wednesday morning through Friday morning due to the Red Flag warning for critical fire danger conditions.
Red Flag Warning Declared For North Bay, East Bay, Santa Cruz Mountains - 'Critical Fire Weather Conditions'A Red Flag Warning has been issued for much of the North Bay and East Bay, along with the Santa Cruz Mountains starting Wednesday, as the National Weather Service warns of "critical fire weather conditions."
Glass Fire Update: Calmer Winds, Cooler Temps Raise Hope In Fire-Threatened Town Of AngwinAfter a day of calmer than expected winds, and the Red Flag Warning set to expire Saturday, tensions are beginning to ease in the fire-threatened town of Angwin.
Glass Fire Update: Burn Zone Tops 60,000 Acres; Intense Firefight Along Highway 29; At Least 220 Homes, 194 Commercial Structures DestroyedAn intense firefight evolved overnight along a stretch of Highway 29 north of Calistoga as the Glass Fire jumped the freeway and continued its advance into neighborhoods on the outskirts of town, burning at least one home and threatening dozens of others as the blaze expanded its path of destruction.
East Bay Hills Homeowners On Edge After Red Flag Warning ExtendedFor the next few days, expect to see fire engines roaming Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Skyline Boulevard day and night as red flag conditions set nerves on edge again.
Red Flag Warning Issued For Areas Where Glass Fire Is BurningThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for North Bay mountains and the areas in and around where the 48,440-acre Glass Fire is burning.
Bay Area Temps Soar, Red Flag Warning Remains In Effect As Glass, Shady, Boysen Fires RageA Red Flag warning remains in effect Monday as crews battle fires in Wine Country, while the entire Bay Area deals with another day of hot temperatures during a late September heat wave.
Fire Danger in East Bay Prompts Ban on Overnight Parking Along Grizzly Peak BlvdParking along a five-mile stretch of Grizzly Peak Blvd. from Skyline Blvd. to Highway 24 is now prohibited from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. every day. Oakland police will be on patrol and will issue citations if necessary.
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.