Flex Alert Issued Starting Saturday As NorCal Braces For Hot Labor Day WeekendHot weather is returning to Northern California for the holiday weekend, with temperatures expected in the triple digits.
Dense Smoke Advisory Expanded To Tahoe, Extended To SaturdayThe National Weather Service has expanded the dense smoke advisory in Reno-Sparks and Carson City to Lake Tahoe and extended it until noon Saturday.
Families Adjusting To Poor Air Quality Amid PandemicThe smoke filling the air and lungs of many people in Sacramento is not only annoying but also dangerous.
Wildfire Smoke Causes Dangerous Air Quality Levels In Sacramento RegionRegardless of where you live, you have probably seen the hazy skies and ash in the air.
Californians Urged To Conserve Energy Again Amid Heat WaveCalifornians were urged to conserve electricity again Wednesday as the searing heat wave roasting the West strained the state's electrical grid and raised the threat that another round of rolling blackouts might be needed to reduce the load on the system.
Bad Air Quality In Vacaville To Get Worse OvernightMultiple fires created hazy skies throughout the Sacramento Region Tuesday, but bad air quality hit the hardest in the Vacaville and Winters area.
Wildfire Smoke Triggers Health Caution In San Joaquin CountyHot, humid, and hazy. Fires continue to burn across the region as weather conditions grow more unbearable.
Rolling Blackouts Avoided Tuesday As Heat Wave ContinuesCalifornia's power grid operators were keeping an eye on the thermometer Tuesday after avoiding highly anticipated rolling blackouts a day earlier as an ongoing heatwave stresses the electrical system.
Bracing For Blackouts: PG&E Tool Helps Customers Prepare For Potential Power Outages A new tool from PG&E just went live Tuesday, allowing customers to look up their load block and find out when they are at risk of an outage.
Gov. Newsom Declares Statewide Emergency Amid Heat Wave, Extreme WeatherGov. Gavin Newsom has declared a statewide emergency as California boils under a heat wave that has caused extreme weather conditions.
Outages Still Possible This Week As Heat Wave Threatens California Power GridCalifornia is scrambling to maintain control over the state's power supply.
California Avoids More Rolling Blackouts Monday; Flex Alert Still In EffectAfter warnings of rotating power outages, California avoided more blackouts Monday evening.
Lightning, Thunder, Showers And Heatwave: NorCal Starts Week With Wild WeatherNorthern California woke up to intense weather early Monday morning - and not just extreme heat.
Lightning Sparks New Wildfires In CaliforniaA rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge forest fire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes north of Los Angeles.
Downtown Sacramento Records Record-High Heat On SaturdayDowntown Sacramento set a new record-high temperature of 111 degrees on Saturday, during what is the biggest heatwave of the year so far in the area.