Pacific Gas and Electric crews are still working to restore power for thousands of customers around the state and here in the Bay Area after the latest round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs.
The fires have burned more than 375,000 acres and claimed five lives.
The officials issued the alert at 1:53 p.m. because the water may be contaminated due to the recent fires in the Berryessa Highlands community.
The lake was completely encircled by the largest blaze in the LNU Complex, the 317,909-acre Hennessey Fire, which sparked to life Aug. 17.
The fire continues to threaten 10,350 structures.
Knoxville and Cedar Roughs wildlife areas in Napa County and Putah Creek Wildlife Area in Solano County have been closed by the CDFW until further notice.
For thousands of evacuees, Tuesday brought relief, and a return to homes in Napa, Sonoma, and Solano Counties.
"She knew if she would pass they weren't going to let her go back, which meant Leo and Tom were not going to be able to leave," said Hintemeyer's granddaughter Crystal Gardner of Yuba City.
As of Monday morning, Cal Fire said 350,030 acres had burned and they had 22% of it contained. More than 1,000 structures have been either destroyed or damaged and 30,500 structures remained damaged.
The Santa Cruz fire is one of three “complexes,” or groups of fires, burning on all sides of the San Francisco Bay Area. All were started by lightning.
Forecast expects high temperatures, low humidity and wind gusts up to 65 mph that "may result in dangerous and unpredictable fire behavior."
Napa County is no longer on the COVID-19 monitoring list, making it the first of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties to come off the list since all were added in July.
As of the latest update, CalFire said the fire had consumed more than 215,000 acres; nearly 500 structures have been destroyed and another 125 were damaged.
Video from the Fairfield Fire Department shows fire crews making their initial attack on the wildfire burning near Vacaville in Napa County.
Known as the LNU Lightning Complex Fire, the biggest blaze of the group is the Hennessey Fire burning in Napa County. That particular fire has burned 105,000 acres and is 0% contained.
Tom Vacar reports.
A new fire has erupted near Napa's oldest winery Thursday. The town of Yountville says the fire is in the hills along the Oakville Grade northwest of Mondavi Winery.
The combination of fires known as LNU Lightning Complex in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties tripled on Wednesday to cover 124,100 acres by evening, when state officials said all parts were still burning out of control.
Napa County Sherriff’s deputies went door-to-door informing residents of the mandatory evacuations.
Thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate - an exact number was not immediately available, but up to 12,000 in Sonoma County alone have been told to leave their homes for safety.