5:32 AM: The California Highway Patrol has issued high wind advisories for two Bay Area bridges this morning.
Motorists on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge are advised that gusts reaching 50 mph are forecast for both roadways today.
The CHP, which issued its wind hazard advisory for the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge at around 1 a.m. and for the Bay Bridge at around 4:20 a.m., is urging drivers to cross all Bay Area bridges with extreme caution during this morning’s commute.
1:53 AM: A wind advisory is in effect this morning for the San Francisco Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service.
Winds are expected to reach 25 to 35 mph with gusts of more than 45 mph forecast for the San Francisco Bay shoreline, including San Francisco International Airport.
The advisory will be in effect between 1 a.m. today and 11 a.m. Wednesday and the weather service is advising motorists to drive with extra caution.
Additionally, a high wind warning will be in effect for Bay Area hills above 1,000 feet, where winds of up to 40 mph and gusts of up to 60 mph are expected. High wind warnings are issued when sustained winds can lead to property damage, according to the weather service.
The high wind warning is scheduled to be in effect between 2 a.m. today and 11 a.m. Wednesday.