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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
1233 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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
1233 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

...Excessive Heat and High Fire Weather Danger Possible Friday
Through the Weekend...

  *High heat risk to the general population, and especially
   sensitive groups.
  *Potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets, and
   livestock with long outdoor exposure.
  *High fire weather danger with easier fire starts and rapid

.Forecast Confidence...

.Timing and Strength...
  *Hot Temperatures
    *Friday - Sunday, hottest Saturday
    *Widespread Valley temperatures 100-106
  *High Fire Weather Danger
    *Friday - Sunday, strongest winds Saturday - Sunday
    *North wind gusts 20-30 mph, and relative humidity 10% or

.Weather Summary...
  *A rapid warming and drying trend is in store this week with
   high pressure building over the region. Hot temperatures
   Friday into the weekend will increase the potential for heat-
   related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat,
   especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups.
   Dry conditions with gusty north winds will increase the
   potential for fire starts and rapid spread.



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