A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Berkeley and the East Bay hills due to gusty offshore winds and dry conditions.
PG&E has not indicated it is planning to cut power during the wind event, but said plans could change.
Berkeley will no longer funnel messages from AC Alert to Nixle to prevent redundant messages and confusion, the city announced.
Multiple wildfires are burning in Oregon and Northern California, causing smoke impacts throughout the state.
An air quality advisory has been issued for smoke from Northern California wildfires.
The herds are nearly done with their annual munch-fest, which helps clear dry grass and debris from the East Bay hills.
Preparation advice, evacuation guidance and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages and defending your property.
“Much of the monsoonal moisture tracked offshore overnight and did not result in thunderstorm activity for the Bay Area/Central CA coast,” the National Weather Service reported.
Berkeley likely won’t face wildfire risk during the heat event due to mild coastal winds, according to the National Weather Service.
Fire risk will be offset by low winds and a cool marine layer later in the week
The Bay Area is experiencing the second-driest year in the water district’s history.
The combination of heavy rains and wind can create hazardous conditions.