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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
255 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-292200-
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
255 PM PDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...VERY HOT AND DRY WEATHER FOLLOWED BY POSSIBLE MOUNTAIN
THUNDERSTORMS...

.IMPACTS...
 * HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES AND IMPACTS POSSIBLE IF ACTION NOT TAKEN

 * FIRE STARTS POSSIBLE DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS OVER HIGHER
   ELEVATIONS BY END OF THE WEEK

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
 * HIGH FOR HEAT

 * MEDIUM FOR HIGHER ELEVATION THUNDERSTORMS

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
 * DRY CONDITIONS AND LOW HUMIDITY WILL POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES
   WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY.

 * VALLEY HIGHS 100-111 FOR TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY WITH MILD
   OVERNIGHT LOWS. TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN
   SACRAMENTO VALLEY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

 * SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS
   FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
TEMPERATURES IN THE TRIPLE DIGITS IN THE VALLEY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY. HIGHS IN THE 100S LIKELY TO CONTINUE FOR NORTHERN
SACRAMENTO VALLEY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. MILD OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE
EXPECTED AS WELL. HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES AND IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE
IF ACTION IS NOT TAKEN. IN ADDITION...MONSOON MOISTURE WILL MAKE A
NORTHWARD SURGE FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. SCATTERED MOUNTAIN
AND FOOTHILLS THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE WHICH MAY LEAD TO
ADDITIONAL FIRE STARTS.

$$

CEO



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