An unseasonable heat wave leading up to the Super Bowl left fans of the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers — and San Franciscans too — feeling the burn.
San Francisco broke its previous high temperature for Feb. 6, recording 77 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Read More
Cold after spending hours in a car that had run out of gas in deadlocked traffic on the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Tammie Grice decided to walk.Grice was headed home to Fort Washington, Md., from Gaithersburg, Md., just as the snowfall peaked during the Wednesday evening rush hour. She got stuck on the narrow highway that winds its way through woods along the Potomac River in northern Virginia. Read More
When the weather outside was frightful, inside Herbert Hoover Middle School it was ... the same.Temperatures in San Francisco dipped to 40-degree lows the first week of the new year. During at least three days during the cold snap, about a half-dozen classrooms in the 1,174-student school located in the Forest Hill neighborhood were without heat, according to San Francisco Unified School District Chief Facilities Operator David Goldin. Read More
With this winter expected to be colder than last year, Christine Cordner, PG&E’s spokeswoman for rates, offers some tips for Bay Area residents on saving energy while still staying warm. Read More
A winter storm walloping the Eastern Seaboard for the second time in three weeks is canceling thousands of flights across the country, including a number at San Francisco International Airport.SFO has been experiencing canceled flights Monday and most of Tuesday and could spill over to today, according to airport spokesman Mike McCarron. Read More
The cold weather that has enshrouded the Bay Area for the past week is going away, but a bout of rain will have to be endured first.
Temperatures in the region will be warmer by the end of the week, according to the National Weather Service. By the weekend, San Francisco will reach 60 degrees during the day under partly cloudy skies. Read More
Tully Lehman, the insurance industry spokesman with the Insurance Information Network of California, has some words of advice for Bay Area residents contending with winter storm damage. Read More
Wind advisories have been in effect on most Bay Area bridges on and off for close to 24 hours, a California Highway Patrol officer said. The advisories were issued at 7 p.m. Tuesday and, despite being intermittently lifted on some bridges, were in effect as of about 5:30 p.m. today, CHP Officer Ralph Caggiano said. Read More
Passengers on a New York-bound flight sat at San Francisco International Airport for nearly three hours without leaving or receiving any food, but the airline was technically in compliance with federal law, according to company officials.
Delta Flight 1940 was scheduled to leave SFO at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, but did not take off until 3:31 p.m. due to a logjam at East Coast airports recovering from recent winter storms. Read More
As many as 42,200 PG&E customers were without power Tuesday evening as a storm sweeps through San Francisco, bringing wind gusts of up to 55 mph.Some customers were without out power for hours and no official time to restore power to all those affected was given, according to PG&E spokesman JD Guidi. The outages occurred in two separate incidents. Read More