Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA
FXUS66 KSTO 060352
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
852 PM PDT MON OCT 5 2015
MILD WEATHER WITH NEAR TO SLIGHTLY BELOW TEMPERATURES THROUGH
TUESDAY. WARMING BEGINS WEDNESDAY.
A ridge of high pressure will remain over the area this week. Low
pressure area over Southern California will continue to move to
the southeast and into Arizona on Tuesday. Temperatures will be a
little above seasonal normals. Highs will be in the 80s for the
valley with 60s and 70s in the mountains each day. Winds will
generally be light and less than 10 mph.
.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Friday THROUGH Monday)
Strong upper ridge gradually weakens Friday into the weekend as
several short wave troughs moves through the PacNW. Models vary
with timing of waves, with GFS keeping lower heights over NorCal
Monday, while the EC is rebuilding ridge. Dry weather and above
normal temperatures continue through the extended forecast period.
VFR conditions expected over the next 24 hours.