El Estoque

California heat wave: The growing flame

Ffirefighters from Stockton, Calif.,  put out flames off of Hidden Valley Rd. while fighting a wildfire, Friday, May 3, 2013 in Hidden Valley, Calif. A huge Southern California wildfire burned through coastal wilderness to the beach on Friday then stormed back through canyons toward inland neighborhoods when winds reversed direction. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon)  NO FORNS; NO SALES; MAGS OUT; ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER OUT; LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS OUT; VENTURA COUNTY STAR OUT; INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT

Chelsea Wong

September 8, 2017

On the first weekend of September, the Bay Area fell under a cloud of windy heat. Temperatures rose to a record high of 106℉ on Friday, Sept. 1 shattering the previous record of 103°F from June 14, 2000. Throughout the weekend, the temperatures had dwindled to 102°F on Saturday and 100°F on Sunday. In s...