Mineral, CA (96063)

12:17 PM PDT on July 28, 2016 (GMT -0700)
Bigspring | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement, Fire Weather Watch Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 4662 ft 40.64 °N, 121.47 °W | Updated 31 seconds ago

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Feels Like 89 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from West
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Pressure 29.89 in
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Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 15%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility miles
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Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 15%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:00 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Crescent, 29% visible
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Special Statement
Issued: 2:23 PM PDT Jul. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 112 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Thursday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Friday but start to trend downward
slightly, returning to near normal by Sunday. Humidity levels will
be low with poor overnight recovery for higher terrain, bringing
increased fire weather concerns.




223 PM PDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 112 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Thursday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Friday but start to trend downward
slightly, returning to near normal by Sunday. Humidity levels will
be low with poor overnight recovery for higher terrain, bringing
increased fire weather concerns.



Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 5:18 AM PDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening for thunderstorms and strong outflow winds
for portions of northeast California and western Nevada...

* affected area... fire zone 270 Surprise Valley California, fire
zone 271 western Lassen/eastern Plumas/eastern Sierra/eastern
Nevada counties, fire zone 273 Mono and eastern alpine
counties, fire zone 278 eastern Lassen County, fire zone 450
western Nevada Sierra front, fire zone 458 northern Washoe
County and fire zone 459 Mineral and southern Lyon counties.

* Thunderstorms... isolated mainly dry thunderstorms are expected
to develop Friday afternoon and continue into Friday evening.
Storms may become scattered in the late afternoon.

* Outflow winds... gusts 40-50 mph are likely with locally higher
gusts over 60 mph possible in the desert areas.

* Impacts... lightning can create new fire starts and may combine
with strong outflow winds to cause a fire to rapidly grow in
size and intensity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid outdoor activities that can cause a spark near dry
vegetation... such as yard work... target shooting... or
campfires. Follow local fire restrictions. Check weather.Gov/Reno
for updates and livingwithfire.Info for preparedness tips.



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