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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:26 PM PDT on March 18, 2018

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on March 19, 2018

... Another series of storm systems this week...

*localized urban and flood stream flooding possible this week.
*Chain controls and hazardous travel across Sierra passes,
   especially late this week.
*Localized power outages due to gusty winds and downed trees.

.Forecast confidence...

.Timing and strength...
*tuesday through Friday
     *initially higher snow levels, then lowering Thursday through
     *1 to 2 inches of rain possible in the valley, 2 to 6 inches
      over the mountains.
     *12 to 48 inches of snow possible over higher Sierra passes.

.Weather summary...
California has a couple days break in between storm systems. The
next storm system is already on our doorstep, with light
precipitation expected to begin across the region on Tuesday. The
period of heaviest precipitation and gusty winds is currently
projected to be Wednesday through Thursday. Snow levels will start
out initially rather high, but colder air will arrive late this
week, and another round of heavy snow is expected for late this

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Special Statement
California - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Guam - Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Record Report
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Wisconsin -
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning

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