Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FXUS66 KSTO 240416
AFDSTO

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
916 PM PDT THU JUN 23 2016


.SYNOPSIS...
High temperatures near normal Friday then warming to well above
normal over the weekend into the middle of next week. Locally
breezy northerly wind possible later Friday into Saturday with
elevated fire weather concerns.

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.DISCUSSION...
Temperatures over the inland areas running a few degrees cooler
this evening when compared to yesterday. Decent flow continues
through the delta at this time but will lighten up by morning.

Low pressure area over the Pacific Northwest this evening will
have the trough axis move through early Friday. Northerly flow
will develop Friday morning. Winds will generally be between 10
to 15 mph but some stronger winds and gusts over the west side of
the valley will be possible. Temperatures should be a little
warmer for most locations in the valley during the daytime.

Lighter northerly flow on Saturday and weak ridging over the area
will lead to noticeably warmer temperatures with most
temperature`s ranging from 97 to 102 degrees.

Slight warming is expected for Sunday over Saturday`s highs as
warmer air builds over the area from the southeast.

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.EXTENDED DISCUSSION (Monday THROUGH Thursday)

High pressure will remain in control through midweek as trough
remains just off the coast. Daytime highs will range 5-14 degrees
above normal. Expect dry conditions with temperatures in the upper
90s to 105 across the Valley, and 70s- 90s over foothills and
mountains. Tuesday looks to be the warmest day of the period. CEO


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.AVIATION...

VFR conditions next 24 hours. Expect occasional gusts up to 25 knots
near the Delta region. N Winds will increase after 18z Friday
with gusts of 15-20kts.

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