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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
227 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-281400-
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-
227 PM PST THU NOV 27 2014

...WET SYSTEM TO IMPACT THANKSGIVING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.IMPACTS...
  *RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO
   EARLY NEXT WEEK CAUSING DIFFICULTIES FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL.

  *FALLEN LEAVES MAY LEAD TO CLOGGED DRAINS AND LOCALIZED FLOODING.

  *BURN SCAR AREAS MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DEBRIS FLOWS.

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
  *DRY WEATHER...MILD TEMPERATURES...AND PATCHY VALLEY FOG THANKSGIVING.

  *WET WEATHER LIKELY FRIDAY MAINLY NORTH OF I-80 CORRIDOR...LATE
   FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY MORNING...MAINLY SOUTH OF I-80 CORRIDOR.

  *SNOW LEVELS ~6000 FEET FOR THE WEEKEND.

  *POSSIBILITY FOR LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN THE
   SIERRA AND SOUTHERN CASCADE RANGES.


.CONFIDENCE...
  *HIGH CONFIDENCE FOR WET WEATHER INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

  *MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN LOWERING SNOW LEVELS AND MODERATE SNOW
   ACCUMULATIONS.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
  *HIGH PRESSURE MAINTAINS DRY AND MILD WEATHER FOR THANKSGIVING
   DAY TODAY. THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF STORMS WILL BRING WET
   WEATHER STARTING FRIDAY. WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED
   THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. ALTHOUGH THE SECOND
   SYSTEM MAY BE DELAYED INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. SNOW OVER THE
   PASSES MAY IMPACT A BUSY TRAVEL WEEKEND.


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