Hot, Dry Conditions Return For The Wildfire-Weary West, And They Could Last For WeeksFor the wildfire-weary, another bout of dry weather returns this weekend and could last weeks. Along with already dry fuel on the ground, the forecast will mean more hazardous fire conditions in a season that has already broken records.
Sacramento Weather: Fall Is Here
Wildfire Smoke Sinks Into Tahoe, Unhealthy Air Quality Warning IssuedAs the smoke clears out from the Sacramento Valley, it’s sinking into the Tahoe Basin. The vista views over Tahoe are now blanketed in a hazy layer of wildfire smoke.
Clearer Skies Bring Breath Of Fresh Air In Solano County Following Weeks Of SmokeFor the first time in nearly a month, people across the region caught a break from the smoke Wednesday. In Solano County, blue skies had people breathing a bit easier.
Rain Could Bring Relief To Thousands Of Firefighters Battling West Coast BlazesWeeks of dry, hot weather have fueled historic wildfires along the West Coast that have killed more than 34 people, and reduced thousands of homes to embers.
Think 2020's Disasters Are Wild? Experts See Worse In FutureA record amount of California is burning, spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. To the north, parts of Oregon that don’t usually catch fire are in flames.
Experts Explain Why Air Quality And Smoke Levels Are Different Around Sacramento RegionAs smoke continues to blanket the sky and fill the lungs of plenty of people in Sacramento and the rest of California, there’s a burning question. Why is the smoke so bad in some areas and not in others?
California Submerged In Sea Of Smoke: Sacramento Air Quality Plummets To Hazardous LevelsSacramento’s air quality has fallen to Hazardous levels Tuesday morning.
Sacramento, Stockton And Modesto Reach Record Temperatures MondayIt was a hot Labor Day, with record-high temperatures around Northern California Monday.
What Triggers PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs?For weeks we’ve been dealing with fires and periods of triple-digit heat, but this is the first potential Public Safety Power Shutoff of the year.
Heat, Smoke And Fire Danger Present Health Risks Over Labor Day WeekendFires across California are making the air quality unhealthy. With extreme heat, smoky skies and a Red Flag Warning, some are calling it an extremely unusual Labor Day.
NorCal Braces For Another Heatwave: Local Cooling Centers To OpenWith Northern California bracing for a stretch of triple-digit temperatures this Labor Day weekend, several municipalities are opening cooling centers for residents in need to relief from the heat.
State Agencies Gear Up For Intense Heat Over Holiday WeekendAnother hot weekend is in store for the greater Sacramento region, and extreme heat yet again poses a threat to the power grid.
Labor Day Weekend Heat Wave: Local Cooling Centers And Spaces
Triple-Digit Danger: California ISO Preparing For Labor Day Weekend Heat WaveThe California Independent System Operator is preparing for Labor Day weekend and round two of potential power outages.