Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS66 KSTO 292224
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
324 PM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
Cooler and dry with mostly below normal temperatures through next
week.

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.DISCUSSION...
A weak system moved through the region earlier has brought cooler
air and a few showers to the interior. A few post frontal showers
or even an isolated thunderstorm will be possible over the
northern mountains the remainder of the afternoon but in general
expect dry conditions for most locations. Temperatures are
running a lot cooler today down 10 to 15 degrees from yesterday.
Clouds will clear from west to east late in the day into the early
evening hours.

The current trough over the region will lift northeast on Sunday
but another trough will drop down along the coast from Canada
early next week to help keep temperatures cooler than normal to
near normal through at least mid week. The trough does not look
like it will bring any precipitation to our area at this time.


.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Wednesday THROUGH Saturday)

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL REMAIN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF A LARGE
SCALE TROUGH PATTERN THROUGH THE EXTENDED PERIOD. THIS WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK. THE GFS
CONTINUES TO HINT AT A DEEPER TROUGH BRINGING PRECIPITATION TO FAR
NORTHERN CA LATE NEXT WEEK. THE CONSENSUS SUITE OF MODELS LEAVES
THINGS DRY HOWEVER, AND OUR FORECAST CONTINUES TO HEDGE TOWARD
THE CONSENSUS.

DANG/JBB

&&

.AVIATION...

VFR CONDITIONS CONTINUE. WEATHER SYSTEM CURRENTLY MOVING ACROSS THE
AREA, WITH A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON NORTH OF I80. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS
UP TO 30 KT WILL SUBSIDE THIS EVENING BETWEEN 03-06Z.

DANG/JBB

&&

.STO WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
None.
&&

$$



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