Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
213 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-292100-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
213 PM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

...CHILLY AND WINDY END TO 2014 EXPECTED...

.IMPACTS...
  *GUSTY WINDS MAY BRING DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES AND LEAD TO
   POWER OUTAGES.

.CONFIDENCE...
  *HIGH.

.TIMING...
  *TUESDAY THROUGH NEW YEAR`S EVE.

.STRENGTH...
  *SACRAMENTO VALLEY WINDS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
   UP TO 50 MPH.

  *MOUNTAINS: A FEW INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE ALONG THE SIERRA LATE
   MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
   TO 50 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS GREATER THAN 75 MPH POSSIBLE ALONG
   SIERRA RIDGES.

  *TEMPERATURES: OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL RANGE FROM THE TEENS IN THE
   MOUNTAINS TO THE LOW 30S IN THE VALLEY.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER CALIFORNIA DURING THE MIDDLE OF
THIS WEEK. A FEW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE INTERIOR WITH
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SIERRA. OVERNIGHT LOWS
WILL RANGE FROM THE TEENS IN THE MOUNTAINS TO THE LOW 30S IN THE
VALLEY. HOWEVER THE BIGGER IMPACT WILL BE THE NORTHERLY WINDS
THAT DEVELOP TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. TREES REMAIN DROUGHT-
STRESSED AND MAY BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO BEING TOPPLED THAN NORMAL.
THE STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE ALSO AN ATYPICAL DIRECTION FOR SOLANO
COUNTY AND COULD LEAD TO EXACERBATED TREE DAMAGE.

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