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Fire Weather Watch
CAZ272-NVZ458-301300-
/O.CON.KREV.FW.A.0015.160930T1800Z-161001T0600Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
1117 AM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 272 GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA 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.

&&

$$

Lake Wind Advisory
CAZ072-NVZ002-301200-
/O.NEW.KREV.LW.Y.0052.160930T1800Z-161001T1800Z/
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH LAKE TAHOE...STATELINE...
INCLINE VILLAGE
248 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 11 AM PDT
SATURDAY FOR LAKE TAHOE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A LAKE WIND
ADVISORY FOR LAKE TAHOE, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO
11 AM PDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* WAVE HEIGHTS: 2 TO 4 FEET, ESPECIALLY FROM MID-LAKE TO NORTH
AND EASTERN SHORES.

* SMALL BOATS, KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PRONE TO CAPSIZING
AND SHOULD REMAIN OFF LAKE WATERS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK LAKE CONDITIONS BEFORE HEADING OUT AND BE PREPARED FOR A
SUDDEN INCREASE IN WINDS AND WAVE HEIGHTS. CONSIDER POSTPONING
BOATING ACTIVITIES ON THE LAKE UNTIL A DAY WITH LESS WIND.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-301230-
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 THU SEP 29 2016

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

IMPACTS: WET SLICK ROADS SUNDAY INTO EARLY 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 EXPECTED INTO THE WEEKEND WITH PERIODS
OF GUSTY WIND AS COLD LOW PRESSURE FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA
APPROACHES AND MOVES THROUGH. BY SUNDAY, HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO BE 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL WITH 60S IN THE
CENTRAL VALLEY AND MAINLY 40S AND 50S FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS. NEW RECORD LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE
SUNDAY. IN ADDITION, FORECAST MODELS ARE CONTINUING TO SHOW
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS SUNDAY AS THE LOW MOVES ONSHORE. GIVEN THE
PROLONGED DRY PERIOD, WET ROADS WILL BE SLICK. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY AND
FOOTHILLS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO LOWER TO
PASS LEVELS SUNDAY WITH A FEW INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE.
DECREASING SHOWERS EXPECTED ON MONDAY.

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


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