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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1142 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

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, and Blue Canyon
1142 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

...Rain and Lower Elevation Mountain Snow late Tuesday night and

A weak storm system will move across the region Tuesday night and
Wednesday. Snow levels will be lower with this system starting out
around 4000 in the north to 5000 feet in the south. Snow levels
are expected to lower by at least another thousand feet and may
become locally lower as the storm passes. Expect improving
conditions Wednesday night behind the system.

Motorists traveling into the mountains should be prepared for
winter weather conditions and carry chains.

Slick roads can be expected.

Rainfall Totals: Under a quarter inch for the valley local amounts
up to half inch foothills...highest totals north of US-50.

Snowfall Total: 2 to 7 inches above 4000 feet...highest totals
above 5000 feet and north of US-50.

Winds: Southwest wind gusts 50 mph or higher over the crest.


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