Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
248 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

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-
Including the cities of Shasta Dam, Burney, Redding, Red Bluff,
Chico, Oroville, Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento,
Fairfield/Suisun, Stockton, Modesto, Alder Springs, Lakeport,
Paradise, Grass Valley, Jackson, Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
248 PM PST Tue Dec 6 2016

...Becoming Wetter Wednesday into Next Week...

  *Below freezing temperatures and frost may damage plants and

  *Travel delays due to slick roads and mountain snow. Snow levels
   may start low on Wednesday before rising on Thursday.

  *Localized roadway flooding with leaf clogged drains.

.Forecast Confidence...
  *High confidence in low temperatures.

  *High confidence in wetter weather, but low confidence in
   precipitation totals and timing

.Timing and Strength...
  *Coldest night of the stretch tonight. Widespread subfreezing
   temperatures across most of the Valley, single digits possible
   over higher terrain.

  *System 1: late Wednesday into Thursday. Low snow levels to
   start. Light precipitation totals across the Valley, moderate
   precipitation over Sierra.

  *System 2: Friday, possible into Saturday. High snow levels.
   Narrow plume of moisture. Some Valley locations may miss out on
   rain. Heavy precipitation over Sierra.


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