High winds Canopy trees; Leaving the path of destruction in the San Jose neighborhood – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Winds with peak speeds of 70 mph over Mount Diablo roared through the San Francisco Bay Area, downing trees, causing power outs and leaving a trail of destruction in a neighborhood in San Jose.

The National Weather Service has issued warnings and advisories for high winds across Northern California through 11 a.m. Saturday. Wind gusts at 60 mph are common with two weather stations east of Geyser Peak in Sonoma County measuring gusty conditions at 90 mph peaks.

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That condition ignited a wildfire of about five acres before response teams could tackle the blaze.

A gust of wind in the Healdsburg Hills reached speeds of 96 mph and 94 mph at the nearby Pine Flat Road weather station. The Blackhawk had gusts of 69 mph and in Oakland Hills, winds of 60 mph were measured, according to the weather agency.

In the San Jose neighborhood along North 17th Street, a windy Friday afternoon uprooted a large tree and toppled several vehicles.

“I was cooking inside,” Omar Garcia told KPIX. “I heard a bang, a really loud sound. I thought it was a car crash because I heard the horn. Then I went out and saw the tree on my truck. ”

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Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

Mulch trees caused problems across the Bay Area on Saturday. Several trees have fallen along Airbase Road in Fairfield. Police have asked residents to avoid the Parkway in both directions for several hours as crews work to clear the way.

In San Mateo County, Highway 1 at Verde Rd. south of Half Moon Bay was closed for several hours Saturday morning in both directions due to downed branches and power lines.

Cal Fire crews responded to a tree fall on a home in Montara.

In Napa County, the Silverado Trail was closed Saturday morning in both directions between Oak Knoll and Yountville Cross due to downed power lines. No ETA on when the roads will be reopened has been released.

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Pacific Gas & Electric officials report that crews are working to restore service to more than 29,000 customers – 27,833 of them in the East Bay.

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