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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1252 PM PST Sat Jan 25 2020

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
1252 PM PST Sat Jan 25 2020

...Valley Rain and High Elevation Mountain Snow over Interior
Northern California tonight and Sunday...

* Snow: 1 to 5 inches of snow from 6000 to 7500 feet including the
  passes on Interstate 80 and Highway 50. 6 to 9 inches of snow
  expected above 8000 feet with local amounts approaching a foot
  over Mount Lassen.

* Rain: One half to three quarters of an inch northern Sacramento
  Valley, tapering to a quarter inch or less southward into the
  southern Sacramento and northern San Joaquin Valley. Generally
  one half inch to one and a half inch over the foothills and

* Timing: Light rainfall tonight and Sunday morning over the
  coastal range and Shasta County mountains. Heaviest
  precipitation expected after midnight and Sunday morning for
  the west slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

* Impacts: Wet roads, and possible chain controls for the trans-
  Sierra passes late tonight and Sunday morning.

* Synopsis: A modest Pacific storm will bring rain and mountain
  snow to interior NorCal this weekend. The heaviest precipitation
  is expected late tonight and Sunday morning. Snow levels will be
  above the trans-Sierra passes until late tonight when snow
  levels are expected to lower to around 6000 feet.


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