Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
103 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-271400-
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-
103 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...WET SYSTEM TO IMPACT THANKSGIVING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.IMPACTS...
  *RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED FOR LATE FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND
   INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK CAUSING DIFFICULTIES FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

  *FALLEN LEAVES MAY LEAD TO CLOGGED DRAINS AND LOCALIZED FLOODING.

  *BURN SCAR AREAS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DEBRIS FLOWS.

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
  *DRY WEATHER...MILD TEMPERATURES...AND PATCHY VALLEY FOG THROUGH THANKSGIVING.

  *WET WEATHER LIKELY LATE FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

  *SNOW LEVELS (~6000 FEET) FOR THE WEEKEND.

  *POSSIBILITY FOR LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE
   SIERRA AND SOUTHERN CASCADE RANGES.


.CONFIDENCE...
  *HIGH CONFIDENCE FOR WET WEATHER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

  *MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN LOWERING SNOW LEVELS AND MODERATE SNOW
   ACCUMULATIONS.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
  *HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN DRY AND MILD WEATHER THROUGH
   THANKSGIVING. THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF STORMS WILL BRING WET
   WEATHER STARTING LATE FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS
   EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. ALTHOUGH THE
   SECOND SYSTEM MAY BE DELAYED INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. SNOW OVER
   THE PASSES WILL LIKELY IMPACT A BUSY TRAVEL WEEKEND.

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