Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FXUS66 KSTO 241549
AFDSTO

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
849 AM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
Dry weather with above normal temperatures into next week. Breezy
north winds and low humidity expected this weekend.

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.DISCUSSION...
A strong ridge of high pressure will build over the region this
weekend and persist through early next week. Temperatures will be
warming into the lower 90s for the valley today with continued
warming for Sunday. Sundays high temperatures will warm between 95
to 100 degrees. Very warm temperatures will continue through early
next week.

Locally breezy north winds mainly for the west side of the valley
and for some foothill and mountain locations will persist this
weekend. Temperatures at night should cool off nicely with the
exception of the thermal belt areas and tonight for the north end
of the valley since the north winds look like they may stay up
for most of the night.

.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Wednesday THROUGH Saturday)

High pressure shifts east as an upper trough moves into the PacNW.
Dry pattern continues with temperatures returning to seasonal
averages by the end of the week.
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.AVIATION...

NWly flow alf as upr low movs E and EPAC upr rdg blds inld. VFR
conds ovr Intr NorCal nxt 24 hrs. Locally gusty N to NE surface
winds 15-25 kts develop by 20Z.
&&

.STO Watches/Warnings/Advisories...
Red Flag Warning from noon today to 6 PM PDT Sunday for Central
Sacramento Valley in Glenn, Colusa, Yuba, Northern Sutter, and
Butte County Below 1000 Ft-Eastern Mendocino NF-Eastern Portion
of Shasta/Trinity NF-Lake County Portion of Lake-Napa-Sonoma
Unit-Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line
Below 1000 Ft-Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft.
Includes portions of Shasta-Trinity and Butte Units-Northern
Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S West of
the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-Beckworth
Peak)-Southeast Edge Shasta-Trinity NF and Western Portions of
Tehama-Glenn Unit-Southern Sacramento Valley in Yolo-Sacramento
Far Western Placer, southern Sutter and Solano County Below 1000
Ft.

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