Warm weather leads to BART equipment problems

Warm weather in the Bay Area led to equipment issues for BART on Thursday.

The transit agency reported weather-related track and equipment problems was impacting service, particularly near Balboa Park.

As a safety measure, BART trains operated at a reduced speed in that area, causing 20-minute delays.

The transit agency explained that the "extreme temperature fluctuations" experienced in San Francisco over the past 48 hours were the root cause of the issues.