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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
223 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-282130-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHASTA DAM ...BURNEY...REDDING...
RED BLUFF...CHICO...OROVILLE...MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY ...
SACRAMENTO ...FAIRFIELD/SUISUN ...STOCKTON...MODESTO...
ALDER SPRINGS...LAKEPORT...PARADISE...GRASS VALLEY...JACKSON...
CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON
223 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...WIDESPREAD HEAT WITH INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH
FRIDAY...

.IMPACTS...
  * MODERATE RISK FOR HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES FOR SENSITIVE
    GROUPS, LOCALLY HIGH RISK FOR MOST GROUPS
  * INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR HIGHER TERRAIN

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
  * HIGH FOR MULTIPLE DAYS OF TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
  * WIDESPREAD VALLEY AND FOOTHILLS HIGHS OF 100 TO 112 DEGREES
    THROUGH FRIDAY
  * NEAR RECORD HEAT TODAY AND THURSDAY
  * LOW HUMIDITY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING HOT TEMPERATURES WITH VALLEY AND
FOOTHILLS HIGHS IN THE TRIPLE DIGITS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE NORTH END
OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY WILL HAVE TEMPERATURES AROUND 110
DEGREES. IT WILL REMAIN HOT ON FRIDAY BUT START TO TREND DOWNWARD
SLIGHTLY, RETURNING TO NEAR NORMAL BY SUNDAY. HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL
BE LOW WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY FOR HIGHER TERRAIN, BRINGING
INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.


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