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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
1135 AM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

CAZ507-511-160745-
/O.CON.KMTR.HW.A.0001.210118T0600Z-210119T0200Z/
North Bay Mountains-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range-
Including the cities of Angwin, Lagunitas-Forest Knolls,
Woodacre, and Blackhawk
1135 AM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...The North Bay Mountains and East Bay hills,
  particularly areas above 1000 ft.

* TIMING...Starting around Sunday evening at the highest peaks
  before mixing down to the rest of the hills and mountains late
  Sunday night and through Monday.

* WINDS...Sustained winds of 15-20 mph with gusts of 25-35 mph
  possible across much of the North Bay Mountains and East Bay
  Hills. Areas above 1000 ft have the potential to see sustained
  winds of 40-45 mph with gusts of 50-55 mph possible at the
  highest peaks.

* IMPACTS...High winds have the potential to topple power lines
  and trees along with creating hazardous driving conditions. Be
  sure to plan accordingly if you plan to travel in these areas
  and to secure light property outdoors. Have cell phones charged
  and flashlights handy if power outages occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of 40-45 mph at some of the
higher elevations with gusts of 50-55 mph or stronger possible at
some of the highest peaks. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts for any updates on wind speeds.

&&

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For more information from the National Weather Service visit
http://weather.gov/mtr

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...Strong Winds over Interior Northern California...

.Strong north to east winds are forecast over interior northern
California beginning late Sunday night and lasting into Tuesday
evening. The winds are expected to be strong enough to damage
trees and cause power outages. The strongest winds are expected to
be Monday night and Tuesday over most of the area.

The strong winds are the result of the difference in pressure
between a strong low pressure system moving over the area on
Monday and strong high pressure building in behind it Monday night
and Tuesday.


CAZ013-015>019-063-066-170015-
/O.NEW.KSTO.HW.A.0001.210118T0600Z-210120T0300Z/
Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County-
Northern Sacramento Valley-Central Sacramento Valley-
Southern Sacramento Valley-Carquinez Strait and Delta-
Northern San Joaquin Valley-
Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County-
Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley-
Including the cities of Shasta Dam, Redding, Red Bluff, Chico,
Oroville, Marysville/Yuba City, Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun,
Stockton, Modesto, Alder Springs, and Paradise
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* WHAT...North winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Portions of the Shasta Lake area, the Sacramento Valley
  and Northeast Foothills, the Carquinez Strait and Delta, the
  Northern San Joaquin Valley, and a portion of the Mountains of
  Southwestern Shasta County to Western Colusa County.

* WHEN...From Sunday evening through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines
  and cause power outages. Travel could be difficult, especially
  for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong north winds are expected to develop
  on the west side of the Sacramento Valley Sunday night and then
  become more widespread on Monday. Windy conditions are likely to
  continue Monday night into Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...Strong Winds over Interior Northern California...

.Strong north to east winds are forecast over interior northern
California beginning late Sunday night and lasting into Tuesday
evening. The winds are expected to be strong enough to damage
trees and cause power outages. The strongest winds are expected to
be Monday night and Tuesday over most of the area.

The strong winds are the result of the difference in pressure
between a strong low pressure system moving over the area on
Monday and strong high pressure building in behind it Monday night
and Tuesday.


CAZ068-069-170015-
/O.NEW.KSTO.HW.A.0001.210118T0800Z-210120T0800Z/
Western Plumas County/Lassen Park-
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon
120 PM PST Fri Jan 15 2021

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts 50 to 65 mph, and
  locally higher than 75 mph over the higher exposed peaks.

* WHERE...Western Plumas County/Lassen Park and West Slope
  Northern Sierra Nevada Counties.

* WHEN...From late Sunday night through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
  lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Strong north to east winds are forecast to
  develop late Sunday night and continue through Tuesday evening.
  The strongest winds may occur overnight and into the morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

&&

$$

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