Low cloud cover over San Francisco is causing significant delays at San Francisco International Airport on Monday afternoon, an airport duty manager said.
Airport duty manager Larry Mares said that as of 3:15 p.m., almost all domestic arrivals and departures were facing delays from 30 minutes to two hours.
Most international flights were not affected, he said. Read More
Residents of the Bay Area awoke to heavy fog Monday morning that made the commute dangerous for drivers across the region and delayed flight at local airports.
The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Visibility was recorded at less than a quarter-mile, with near-zero visibility at times, according to the weather service. Read More
Despite a cold, wet and miserable Thanksgiving, the Bay Area can expect a sunny start to the Christmas shopping season, forecasters are predicting.“It’s looking like a pretty nice week,” National Weather Service meteorologist Austin Cross said Sunday. “During the day, it should be in the low to mid-60s and sunny all week.” Read More
Dense ground fog around the Bay Area this morning was affecting travel on various roadways and impacting flights at San Francisco International Airport.Foggy conditions at SFO were impacting domestic West Coast flights, causing arrivals to be about 30 minutes behind schedule as of 10:15 a.m., a duty manager said.Afternoon departures were expected to be impacted by delays as well. Read More
All lanes have reopened on U.S. Highway 101 after a rollover crash earlier this morning blocked traffic in both directions near San Francisco International Airport.The crash was reported at 6:12 a.m. just south of Interstate Highway 380, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Bartlett said.Preliminary information indicates that a northbound vehicle overturned and landed in southbound lanes, Bartlett said.No other vehicles appear to have been involved. Read More
Looks like it’s going to be a wet Thanksgiving, after all.
This weekend’s rainy weather appears to be a harbinger of what’s to come later this week, as the National Weather Service predicts another storm system arriving late Wednesday, according to forecaster Austin Cross. Read More
Buoyed by a strong showing this Thanksgiving, the San Francisco International Airport is on pace to serve a record number of passengers this year.
From Friday to Nov. 27, about 1.2 million passengers are expected to fly in and out of SFO, a 4.5 percent increase from last year’s Thanksgiving total, according to Michael McCarron, the hub’s spokesman. Friday is projected to be the busiest day during the Thanksgiving season, with 140,482 passengers expected to use the airport. Read More
It’s that time of year — gluttonous holiday meals, quality time with the family and nightmare airport trips.
Travelers won’t be surprised to hear airports will be packed again this holiday season, but those who have procrastinated on purchasing tickets may be in for an extra challenge.
Click on the photo at right to see what officials predict will be the busiest airports this Thanksgiving, and average fares to and from SFO over the holiday. Read More
Streets are closed and traffic is congested in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood today in preparation for President Barack Obama's visit to The City for a campaign fundraiser, police said. Read More
President Barack Obama will make a brief visit to the Bay Area on Tuesday to attend an afternoon campaign fundraiser in San Francisco.
Air Force One is scheduled to land at San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday afternoon.
The president will attend a lunch fundraiser at the W Hotel in San Francisco, a campaign official said. Read More