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Special Statement

Statement as of 1:15 PM PDT on July 31, 2015

Expires 4:15 PM EDT on August 01, 2015


... Mountain thunderstorms through weekend and northern valley
heat...

.Impacts...

* fire starts possible due to thunderstorms over higher
elevations

* thunderstorms may impact outdoor recreation in the mountains

* heat-related illnesses and impacts possible if action not
   taken

.Forecast confidence...
* high for triple digit temperatures over the northern
   Sacramento Valley

* high for mountain thunderstorms through Monday

* low for foothills thunderstorms

.Timing and strength...

* mainly mountain thunderstorms through Monday

* northern Sacramento Valley highs 101-108 into Monday warm
   overnight lows into the upper 70's

.Weather summary...
Monsoon moisture is spreading northward bringing mountain
thunderstorms through the weekend with additional fire starts and
impacts on outdoor recreation such as hiking and boating the main
issues.


115 PM PDT Fri Jul 31 2015

... Mountain thunderstorms through weekend and northern valley
heat...

.Impacts...

* fire starts possible due to thunderstorms over higher
elevations

* thunderstorms may impact outdoor recreation in the mountains

* heat-related illnesses and impacts possible if action not
   taken

.Forecast confidence...
* high for triple digit temperatures over the northern
   Sacramento Valley

* high for mountain thunderstorms through Monday

* low for foothills thunderstorms

.Timing and strength...

* mainly mountain thunderstorms through Monday

* northern Sacramento Valley highs 101-108 into Monday warm
   overnight lows into the upper 70's

.Weather summary...
Monsoon moisture is spreading northward bringing mountain
thunderstorms through the weekend with additional fire starts and
impacts on outdoor recreation such as hiking and boating the main
issues.



Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:00 AM PDT on August 01, 2015


... Red flag warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
9 PM PDT this evening for thunderstorms and gusty outflow winds
for fire weather zones 203... 204... and 283...

* affected areas... fire weather zones 203... 204... and 283.

* Thunderstorms... scattered thunderstorms from mid afternoon
through early evening are expected to produce abundant
lightning.

* Outflow winds... gusts to 30 mph possible in and near
thunderstorm activity.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.




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