Plumas County, CA
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Fire Weather Watch
CAZ270-271-273-278-NVZ450-458-459-281400-
/O.NEW.KREV.FW.A.0007.160729T2100Z-160730T0600Z/
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA
COUNTIES-MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
111 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS, WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE ZONE 270 SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA, FIRE
ZONE 271 WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN
NEVADA COUNTIES, FIRE ZONE 273 MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES,
FIRE ZONE 278 EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY, FIRE ZONE 450 WESTERN
NEVADA SIERRA FRONT, FIRE ZONE 458 NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY AND
WESTERN FIRE ZONE 459 MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES.

* THUNDERSTORMS...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. STORMS MAY
BECOME SCATTERED IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
GUSTS OVER 60 MPH 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.

&&

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Special Weather Statement
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-282130-
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
223 PM PDT WED JUL 27 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 112 DEGREES
THROUGH FRIDAY
* NEAR RECORD HEAT TODAY AND THURSDAY
* 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 FRIDAY BUT START TO TREND DOWNWARD
SLIGHTLY, RETURNING 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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