Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
330 AM PDT TUE OCT 14 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-142230-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
330 AM PDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...A CHANGE TO MORE FALL LIKE WEATHER THIS WEEK...

A SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANGE IN THE WEATHER THIS WEEK ACROSS THE
INTERIOR OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE
COAST RANGE THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN SPREAD INLAND LATER TONIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY. THE MAJOR IMPACTS WILL BE COOLER TEMPERATURES,
LIGHT PRECIPITATION WITH SLICK ROADS AND LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS. A
FEW INCHES OF SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS, AND UP TO AN INCH OR SO OF SLUSHY ACCUMULATION
WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE TRANS-SIERRA PASSES WEDNESDAY MORNING.

STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER HIGHER TERRAIN
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE DECREASING. SOME OF THE
STRONGER WIND GUSTS OVER THE PEAKS WILL TOP OUT OVER 50 MPH. IN
THE VALLEY BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AS THE FRONT
APPROACHES LATER TODAY. SOME OF THE STRONGER WIND GUSTS IN THE
VALLEY MAY TOP OUT AROUND 30 MPH.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ON THE LIGHT SIDE WITH ONLY A
FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH THROUGH MUCH OF THE VALLEY. THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS MAY SEE AROUND A HALF INCH WHILE MUCH OF THE NORTHERN
SIERRA WILL BE AROUND A QUARTER INCH OR LESS.

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