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Fire Weather Watch
CAZ272-NVZ450-453-458-291500-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0015.160930T1800Z-161001T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
1057 AM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR THE LAKE TAHOE
BASIN AND PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA, FIRE
ZONE 450 WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT, FIRE ZONE 453 WEST
CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
WASHOE COUNTY.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...15 TO 20 PERCENT IN WESTERN NEVADA AND 20 TO 25
PERCENT IN THE SIERRA.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY CAN
CAUSE FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN SIZE AND INTENSITY BEFORE FIRST
RESPONDERS CAN CONTAIN THEM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THAT CAN CAUSE A SPARK NEAR DRY
VEGETATION, SUCH AS YARD WORK, TARGET SHOOTING, OR CAMPFIRES.
FOLLOW LOCAL FIRE RESTRICTIONS. CHECK WEATHER.GOV/RENO FOR
UPDATES AND LIVINGWITHFIRE.INFO FOR PREPAREDNESS TIPS.

&&

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Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-291230-
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...BLUE CANYON
200 PM PDT WED SEP 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT COOLING INTO THE WEEKEND WITH A THREAT OF
PRECIPITATION SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...

IMPACTS: WET SLICK ROADS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE SUNDAY
PERIODS OF GUSTY WIND WITH INCREASED FIRE THREAT
FRIDAY
FEW INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE AT PASS
LEVELS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY

SIGNIFICANT COOLING TREND BEGINS TODAY AND CONTINUES INTO THE
WEEKEND AS COLD LOW PRESSURE FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA APPROACHES
AND MOVES THROUGH. BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES LIKELY BY FRIDAY
WITH ADDITIONAL COOLING OF 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL BY
SUNDAY. FORECAST MODELS ARE SHOWING SHOWERS OVER MUCH OF
INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SUNDAY INTO MONDAY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. PERIODS OF GUSTY WIND EXPECTED THURSDAY
INTO THE WEEKEND. SNOW LEVELS FORECAST TO LOWER TO PASS LEVELS
SUNDAY WITH A FEW INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF
THE HIGHER TERRAIN. DECREASING SHOWERS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS AND UPDATES WILL BE PROVIDED AS THE WEEKEND
APPROACHES.


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