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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-300000-
/O.UPG.KREV.FW.A.0007.160729T2100Z-160730T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KREV.FW.W.0013.160729T2100Z-160730T0400Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
410 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS
ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND ERRATIC OUTFLOW WINDS, WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY AND FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN
WASHOE COUNTY.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON LASTING INTO THE
EARLY EVENING.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...ERRATIC AND SUDDEN WIND GUSTS 35-50 MPH ARE
LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE DESERT AREAS.

* IMPACTS...LIGHTNING CAN CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND MAY COMBINE
WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO CAUSE A FIRE TO RAPIDLY GROW IN
SIZE AND INTENSITY.

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-292315-
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
105 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...WIDESPREAD HEAT WITH INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THROUGH
FRIDAY...

.IMPACTS...
* MODERATE RISK FOR HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES FOR SENSITIVE
GROUPS, LOCALLY HIGH RISK FOR MOST GROUPS
* INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR HIGHER TERRAIN

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
* HIGH FOR MULTIPLE DAYS OF TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
* WIDESPREAD VALLEY AND FOOTHILLS HIGHS OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES
THROUGH FRIDAY
* NEAR RECORD HEAT TODAY AND FRIDAY
* LOW HUMIDITY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING HOT TEMPERATURES WITH VALLEY AND
FOOTHILLS HIGHS IN THE TRIPLE DIGITS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE NORTH END
OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY WILL HAVE TEMPERATURES AROUND 110
DEGREES. IT WILL REMAIN HOT ON SATURDAY, BUT TEMPERATURES WILL START
TO TREND DOWNWARD SLIGHTLY AND RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL BY SUNDAY.
HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE LOW WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY FOR
HIGHER TERRAIN, BRINGING INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

$$

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