High Wind Advisory in effect from October 25, 4:00 PM until October 26, 10:00 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from October 25, 4:00 PM until October 26, 11:00 AM.

Forecasters have predicted Northeast winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph below 1000 feet. Gusts to 70 mph above 1000 feet.

Strong winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Strong winds will have the potential to bring down trees and branches across the region. Any temporary structures such as tents and scaffolding will be compromised.

This event has the the potential to be as strong or stronger as winds during the 2017 wine country fires with widespread potential for damaging winds throughout the Bay Area Sunday night.

Prepare today:

  • Trim low hanging or dead branches near structures
  • Bring in unsecured objects from patios and balconies
  • Secure outdoor objects such as lawn furniture and garbage cans
  • Take down or secure temporary structures such as tents, outdoor umbrellas or scaffolding
  • Prepare for power outages. Learn more on emergency planning.

Wind emergencies and who to contact:

  • Trees in the public right of way: Contact our Public Works Department at (415) 384-4800 and our Police Department non-emergency (415) 389-4100. After hours? Call the Police Dispatch line at (415) 446-4526.

  • Power line down: If you see downed power lines, leave the area immediately and call 9-1-1. Then, call PG&E at 1-800-743-5000.