For a third morning in a row, the Bay Area awakened to foggy conditions Tuesday.
Things will change dramatically Wednesday as heavy winds blow the fog out of town. The winds bring a new problem with warnings of possible power outages and down trees in the forecast.
The wind is forecast to kick in Wednesday and last into Friday. The winds are expected to be 35 to 45 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 mph.
Fog advisories were issued for two more Bay Area bridges after a National Weather Service dense fog alert went into effect late Monday night.
The San Mateo and Bay bridges both have been issued fog advisories, according to the California Highway Patrol.
As of 2 a.m. visibility on the Bay Bridge was down to 300 feet, the CHP said.
At 5:03 a.m. a dense fog advisory was issued in east Contra Costa County, the CHP said.
Overall visibility in the Bay Area, especially along the Bay, is less than a half-mile in many areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Weather officials issued an alert at 10 p.m. Monday night. The alert is effective until 9 a.m.
On other Bay Area bridges and roads, foggy conditions are affecting visibility, according to the CHP.
Drivers on the Golden Gate and Dumbarton bridges, in San Francisco, Marin and Alameda counties, respectively, have been advised about heavy fog. An advisory went into effect just after midnight this morning for both bridges.
Fog advisories are also in place as of midnight in Marin and San Mateo counties.
Affected areas include state Highway 37 from U.S. Highway 101 to the Solano County line and state Highway 1 from Interstate Highway 280 to Pacifica, according to the CHP.
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