Gusty Winds Battering Bay Area; Wind Advisory In EffectGusty and potentially damaging winds were buffeting the Bay Area on Wednesday, as the National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory for the region.
Wind-Whipped Fires Burn In Santa Cruz County; Evacuations Ordered In Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, Boulder CreekA series of wind-whipped fires were burning Tuesday in Santa Cruz County, prompting mandatory evacuations, Cal Fire reported.
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.
Winds Topple Trees, Power Lines Across East Bay; Contra Costa Declares Local EmergencyContra Costa County has declared a local emergency due to severe weather conditions that have prompted numerous area vegetation fires and resulted in significant wind damage.
Red Flag Warning: Strong Burst Of Winds May Cause Extreme Fire BehaviorA red flag warning was in effect Saturday night through Monday morning for "dangerously strong offshore winds and critically low humidity," according to the National Weather Service. Residents were warned such conditions could cause "extreme fire behavior."
Wind Advisory In Effect For East Bay Hills, North Bay, Diablo, Santa Cruz MountainsThe National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the North Bay Mountains, East Bay hills, the Diablo range and Santa Cruz mountains, predicting gusts up to 55 mph.
Tree Down In San Francisco Amid Wind Advisory For RegionA downed tree was blocking a busy street in San Francisco Thursday during a wind advisory that was issued for the Bay Area and Monterey through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
PG&E Warns Of Outages As Strong Storm Sweeps Into Bay AreaPG&E is warning customers to prepare for a winter storm that could cause power outages this week.
High Wind Advisories Issued For 3 Bay Area Toll BridgesAdvisories will be in place for the Richmond and San Mateo bridges and the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge Thursday as forecasters predict winds up to 30 mph.
Flood Warning For Russian River As Another Storm Moves InThe National Weather Service says the risk of flooding is high Wednesday north of San Francisco along the swollen Russian River.
Powerful Storm Wreaks Havoc On Roads, Downs Trees, Power Lines, Prompts Flood WatchThe Bay Area was soaked Saturday by the biggest storm in weeks. Flood watches and wind advisories were in effect through midnight.