Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FXUS66 KSTO 100503
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
903 PM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
DRY AND MILD WEATHER OVER INTERIOR NORCAL THIS WEEK.

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.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will remain over the region but will gradually
weaken the next couple of days. Temperatures will remain well
above normal for this time of year but gradually cool slightly
each day. A few records may fall again on Wednesday mainly from
around Sacramento southward.

Some record highs for Wednesday...
Redding Airport 77 set in 2006
Red Bluff...... 78 set in 1971
Sacramento......74 set in 1988
Sac Exec........73 set in 1988
Stockton........73 set in 1988
Modesto.........75 set in 2006

Areas of late night and early morning fog will likely
form in the central valley later tonight...mainly from the central
Sacramento Valley southward with some pockets of dense fog. High
clouds moving through the region tonight will clear by morning to
help aid in the formation of fog. Temperatures have been trending
cooler with higher dewpoints this evening as well. All of the above
suggest some dense fog forming by morning.

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.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Saturday THROUGH Tuesday)

High pressure begins to rebuild over California late Saturday
through early next week, bringing continued warm and dry weather.
There may be a period of locally breezy north winds Sunday. High
pressure then shifts eastward late Monday into Tuesday as a
longwave trough approaches the eastern Pacific Ocean. The GFS and
ECMWF are hinting at a more dynamic frontal system impacting
NorCal toward the middle of next week.

Dang

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.AVIATION...

MAINLY VFR CONDITIONS THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PATCHY GROUND FOG MAY
REDEVELOP WEDNESDAY MORNING. LIGHT WINDS <10 KT WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS VALLEY TAF SITES.

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