Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 1:33 PM PDT on July 27, 2015

... Breezy northerly winds followed by very hot temperatures and
mountain thunderstorms...

.Impacts...
* breezy drying north winds and hot weather will prime fuels for
   elevated fire weather danger

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

* additional fire starts possible due to thunderstorms over
   higher elevations by end of the week

.Forecast confidence...
* high for northerly winds

* high for heat

* medium for higher elevation thunderstorms

.Timing and strength...
* breezy northerly winds today into Tuesday for coastal range and
   western Sacramento Valley. Drying conditions will lead to low
   humidity and poor overnight recoveries.

* Valley highs 100-111 for Tuesday through Thursday with mild
   overnight lows. Triple digit heat will continue across northern
   Sacramento Valley into the weekend.

* Scattered thunderstorms possible across mountains and foothills
   Friday into early next week.

.Weather summary...
Locally breezy winds will continue through Tuesday leading to
drying fuels. Temperatures will reach the triple digits in the
valley through Thursday. Highs in the 100s likely to continue for
northern Sacramento Valley into the weekend. Heat-related
illnesses and impacts are possible if action is not taken. In
addition... monsoon moisture will make a northward surge Friday
into early next week. Scattered mountain and foothills
thunderstorms will be possible which may lead to additional fire
starts.


Ceo


133 PM PDT Mon Jul 27 2015

... Breezy northerly winds followed by very hot temperatures and
mountain thunderstorms...

.Impacts...
* breezy drying north winds and hot weather will prime fuels for
   elevated fire weather danger

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

* additional fire starts possible due to thunderstorms over
   higher elevations by end of the week

.Forecast confidence...
* high for northerly winds

* high for heat

* medium for higher elevation thunderstorms

.Timing and strength...
* breezy northerly winds today into Tuesday for coastal range and
   western Sacramento Valley. Drying conditions will lead to low
   humidity and poor overnight recoveries.

* Valley highs 100-111 for Tuesday through Thursday with mild
   overnight lows. Triple digit heat will continue across northern
   Sacramento Valley into the weekend.

* Scattered thunderstorms possible across mountains and foothills
   Friday into early next week.

.Weather summary...
Locally breezy winds will continue through Tuesday leading to
drying fuels. Temperatures will reach the triple digits in the
valley through Thursday. Highs in the 100s likely to continue for
northern Sacramento Valley into the weekend. Heat-related
illnesses and impacts are possible if action is not taken. In
addition... monsoon moisture will make a northward surge Friday
into early next week. Scattered mountain and foothills
thunderstorms will be possible which may lead to additional fire
starts.


Ceo

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