Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FXUS66 KSTO 031654
AFDSTO

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
854 AM PST Tue Mar 3 2015

.Synopsis...
Drier and milder weather through the remainder of the week.

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.Discussion...
Clear skies and warmer temperatures are in store for NorCal
today...no update needed to current forecast.

.Previous Discussion...
Low pressure area is centered off the coast of Southern California
this morning. High pressure will build in from the west today into
Wednesday with warming temperatures each day through Thursday.
Northerly flow today...easterly at night in the mountains will
become mostly light by Wednesday afternoon. Some patches of fog
may be possible this morning thanks to the showers in the valley
yesterday helping to moistening up the surface.

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.Extended Discussion (Saturday through Tuesday)

No significant weather impacts through next Monday as high
pressure ridge builds and remains in control over the West Coast.
A mostly clear sky resulting in more dry weather will rule with
above normal temperatures and light winds. Daytime highs are
expected in the 60s to 70s within the valley and 50s to 60s over
the mountains through Monday. Patchy morning fog may form in
northern San Joaquin Valley and southern Sac Valley. Models show
a gradually increasing threat of precipitation mid next week.
JClapp


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.Aviation...

Mainly VFR conditions across the Valley the next 24 hours.
Northwest winds gusting up to around 20 kt after 18z with
Northeast winds increasing overnight across Sierra. JClapp

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