Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS66 KSTO 201030
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
330 AM PDT MON JUN 20 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
Building high pressure brings a return of above average
temperatures to interior NorCal this week. Triple digit heat will
be possible beginning Tuesday.

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.DISCUSSION...
Summer weather returns on cue to NorCal this week as summer
officially begins today with the solstice at 334 PM. The low
pressure trough over the eastern Pacific will keep stronger high
pressure centered to our southeast over the Desert Southwest.

Temperatures will warm up the next several days, but will remain
below record levels. Hottest days look to be Tuesday and Wednesday
before a smidgen of a cool down takes place after mid-week as the
Delta Breeze strengthens.

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.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY)...
From Friday through the weekend, 500 MB heights will increase as
high pressure over the southwestern US re-establishes itself. Have
kept the extended forecast dry. Daytime highs on Friday will be a
few degrees above normal while highs Saturday into Monday will
range about 5-10 degrees above normal. Valley temperatures will be
in the upper 90s to low 100s Friday into Monday.

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.AVIATION...
VFR conditions with winds generally under 10 kts for TAF sites
next 24 hours.

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.STO Watches/Warnings/Advisories...None.

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