Sierra County, California
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Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-100100-
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
453 AM PST Fri Dec 9 2016

...Wet Weather Continues into the weekend...

.Impacts...

*Travel delays due to slick roads and high elevation mountain
snow. Snow levels around 6500 to 7500 feet over Sierra passes
with some travel impacts possible.

*Local road flooding possible in poor drainage areas.


.Timing and Strength...

*Next wave of precipitation expected today with another round
on Saturday. Precipitation decreasing on Sunday except
northern counties

*Rain totals in the central valley ranging from a half to one
and one quarter inches with two inches or more in the
foothills.

*Snow totals today through Saturday ranging from five inches
near Sierra pass levels with up to a foot and a half highest
elevations of the Sierra crest.

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Wind Advisory
CAZ070-071-073-NVZ003-005-100100-
/O.NEW.KREV.WI.Y.0024.161209T2100Z-161210T0900Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-
EASTERN SIERRA COUNTIES-MONO COUNTY-GREATER RENO-CARSON CITY-
MINDEN AREA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDARVILLE, FORT BIDWELL, PORTOLA,
SUSANVILLE, BRIDGEPORT, MAMMOTH LAKES, SPARKS, GARDNERVILLE,
VIRGINIA CITY, EMPIRE, AND GERLACH
304 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY,
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM PST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY BECOMING STRONG AND
GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS: SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 60 MPH.
WIND PRONE LOCATIONS MAY SEE GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

* IMPACTS: WINDS MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE
HIGHWAY 395 CORRIDOR. WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE TURBULENCE AND WIND
SHEAR FOR AVIATION.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

NOW IS THE TIME TO SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE, HOLIDAY DECORATIONS, AND TRASH CANS BEFORE WINDS
INCREASE WHICH COULD BLOW THESE ITEMS AWAY. THE BEST THING TO DO
IS PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME BY MAKING SURE YOU HAVE EXTRA FOOD AND
WATER ON HAND, FLASHLIGHTS WITH SPARE BATTERIES AND/OR CANDLES IN
THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE.

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