Motherlode Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 1:15 PM PDT on July 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.


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.