Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Sacramento California
901 PM PST Mon Mar 2 2015
drier and milder weather returns Tuesday and continues through
the remainder of the week.
low pressure area is centered off the coast of Southern
California this evening. High pressure will build in from the west
Tuesday into Wednesday with warming temperatures each day through
Thursday. Northerly flow will on Tuesday...easterly at night in
the mountains will become mostly light by Wednesday. Some patches
of fog may be possible Tuesday morning thanks to the showers in
the valley moistening up the surface.
Extended discussion (friday through monday)
No significant weather impacts through next Monday as high pressure
ridge builds and remains in control over the West Coast. A mostly
clear sky resulting in more dry weather will rule with above
normal temperatures and light winds. Daytime highs are expected
in the 60s to 70s within the valley and 50s to 60s over the
mountains through Monday. Patchy morning fog may form in northern
San Joaquin Valley and southern SAC valley. Models show a minimal
threat of precipitation next Monday/Tuesday, then increasing the
potential mid to late next week. Jclapp
Mainly VFR conditions across the valley the next 24 hours.
Some morning fog possible in the valley 10-17z. Scattered high
clouds and dry on Tuesday. Northwest winds gusting up to around 20 kt
Tuesday after 18z.