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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
943 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

NDZ002>005-011>013-023-025-037-048-051-271000-
BURKE-RENVILLE-BOTTINEAU-ROLETTE-WARD-MCHENRY-PIERCE-WELLS-FOSTER-
STUTSMAN-LA MOURE-DICKEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWBELLS...MOHALL...BOTTINEAU...ROLLA...
MINOT...TOWNER...RUGBY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...JAMESTOWN...
EDGELEY...OAKES
943 PM CST WED NOV 26 2014

...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 20 AND 30 BELOW ZERO WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. PLACES LIKE MINOT...BOTTINEAU...
ROLLA...RUGBY...HARVEY...CARRINGTON...JAMESTOWN...AND ELLENDALE
WILL BE AFFECTED BY THESE WIND CHILLS.

THOSE WITH PLANNED OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTIONS AND
DRESS APPROPRIATELY TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA. IF
TRAVELING...BE SURE TO PACK A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

$$

TM

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 PM MST WED NOV 26 2014

WYZ001-012>015-024-271100-
JACKSON HOLE-SALT RIVER AND WYOMING RANGES-
TETON AND GROS VENTRE MOUNTAINS-WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS WEST-YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK-
243 PM MST WED NOV 26 2014

...ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM TO IMPACT THE
WESTERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND...

LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL PERIODICALLY ACROSS THE NORTHWEST
MOUNTAINS...PARTICULARLY BETWEEN THE TETONS AND THE
NORTHERN YELLOWSTONE REGION...THROUGH THE DAY AND EVENING ON FRIDAY.
HOWEVER...BEHIND THIS A MUCH STRONGER WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BE
BREWING WITH INCREASED MOISTURE AND STRONGER FORCING ALLOWING FOR
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO EXPAND ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE DAY
ON SATURDAY...LASTING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD INTO SUNDAY
MORNING. IN GENERAL...NEW SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 16 INCHES IN THE
MOUNTAINS...WITH MORE ACROSS FAVORED HIGH ELEVATION SLOPES...WILL BE
POSSIBLE FROM FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THE VALLEYS COULD
SEE ANYWHERE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES OF THE WHITE STUFF OVER THE SAME
PERIOD OF TIME.

$$

JB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
200 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

ORZ041-044-049-050-502-503-505>511-WAZ024-026>030-520-521-271300-
EAST COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF OREGON-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-GRANDE RONDE VALLEY-WALLOWA COUNTY-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-JOHN DAY BASIN-OCHOCO-
JOHN DAY HIGHLANDS-
FOOTHILLS OF THE NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE OREGON CASCADES-NORTH CENTRAL OREGON-
CENTRAL OREGON-EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE OF WASHINGTON-
KITTITAS VALLEY-YAKIMA VALLEY-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
FOOTHILLS OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
NORTHWEST BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
EAST SLOPES OF THE WASHINGTON CASCADES-SIMCOE HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARLINGTON...THE DALLES...BOARDMAN...
HERMISTON...IONE...COVE...ELGIN...LA GRANDE...UNION...
ENTERPRISE...JOSEPH...WALLOWA...MEACHAM...TOLLGATE...LONG CREEK...
NORTH POWDER...UKIAH...DAYVILLE...JOHN DAY...MITCHELL...
MONUMENT...SPRAY...BROTHERS...PAULINA...PRAIRIE CITY...SENECA...
ATHENA...PENDLETON...PILOT ROCK...HEPPNER...CONDON...FOSSIL...
CAMP SHERMAN...LA PINE...SISTERS...SUNRIVER...DUFUR...MAUPIN...
MORO...BEND...MADRAS...PRINEVILLE...REDMOND...WHITE SALMON...
ELLENSBURG...THORP...NACHES...SUNNYSIDE...TOPPENISH...YAKIMA...
CONNELL...PROSSER...TRI-CITIES...DAYTON...WAITSBURG...
WALLA WALLA...SKI BLUEWOOD RESORT...APPLETON...CLE ELUM...
CLIFFDELL...BICKLETON...GOLDENDALE
200 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

...ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR FOR THE WEEKEND...

ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
BY THIS COMING HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
DROP SOUTHWARD OUT OF CANADA FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE 30S...COOLING TO THE
20S AND LOW 30S ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE
MOSTLY IN THE TEENS...LOCALLY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE
MOUNTAINS OVER THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SOME LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS SNOW LEVELS DROP.
THOSE TRAVELING THIS WEEKEND ARE URGED TO KEEP AWARE OF THE LATEST
FORECASTS AS THIS EVENT UNFOLDS.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
103 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-271400-
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-
103 PM PST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.IMPACTS...
  *RAIN AND SNOW EXPECTED FOR LATE 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 THROUGH THANKSGIVING.

  *WET WEATHER LIKELY LATE FRIDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

  *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 WILL MAINTAIN DRY AND MILD WEATHER THROUGH
   THANKSGIVING. THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF STORMS WILL BRING WET
   WEATHER STARTING LATE 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 WILL LIKELY IMPACT A BUSY TRAVEL WEEKEND.

$$

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