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.
Sand Fire Burning in Yolo County Sends Smoke Across Sweltering Bay AreaSmoke from the Sand Fire in Yolo County, has been reported Saturday night over Marin, Solano and Sonoma Counties and helped make sunset over San Francisco more dramatic than usual.
Hot Weather Prompts Bay Area's First Spare The Air Smog Alert Of 2019A combination of expected sizzling temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust have prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Sunday, the first of 2019.
Bay Area Spare the Air Burn Ban in Place for MondayA winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday banning burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors or outdoors, for 24 hours.
Smoke from San Joaquin Valley Prompts Spare the Air Alert for Bay AreaThe alert bans burning in fireplaces, wood stoves, pellet stoves, outdoor fire pits and other wood-burning devices.
Camp Fire Sends Blanket Of Unhealthy Smoke Over Bay Area Weekend EventsThe Bay Area is under a Spare the Air alert that likely won't be lifted for days due to the Camp Fire. This weekend's outdoor events had to make the best of it.
Bay Area Residents Advised to Stay Indoors as Air Quality WorsensThe San Francisco Department of Emergency Services is advising residents to reduce outdoor exposure by closing windows and doors as Bay Area air quality continues to deteriorate because of smoke from the Butte County wildfire.
Bay Area Spare The Air Alert Issued Over Butte County Wildfire SmokeIn an unusual move, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert from today all the way through Monday because of heavy smoke and particulates drifting into the Bay Area from the so-called Camp Fire which continues to rage in Butte County.
Bay Area Spare the Air Alert Issued for SundayContinued smoke from Northern California wildfires has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare the Air Alert for Sunday.
Bay Area Spare the Air Day Called for MondayAir quality is expected to be unhealthy in the Bay Area Monday because of a high-pressure ridge clamping down on the area, trapping wood smoke pollution close to the ground.
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.