Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
245 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-021300-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
245 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...SIERRA SNOW WITH VALLEY RAIN LIKELY SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.IMPACTS...
 *HAZARDOUS TRAVEL LIKELY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS
  AND TRAVEL DELAYS.
 *LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL POSSIBLE FROM THUNDERSTORMS.

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
 *MEDIUM

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
 *FIRST SYSTEM: SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. A FEW INCHES OF
  SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE 4000 FT.
 *SECOND SYSTEM: TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM MAY BRING A SHORTER BUT MORE
  INTENSE ROUND OF PRECIPITATION.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
 *A LONG PERIOD OF MOSTLY FAIR AND WARM CONDITIONS WILL BE COMING
  TO AN END THIS WEEKEND AS A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVES
  THROUGH NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. THE GREATEST IMPACT WILL LIKELY BE
  TO THE SIERRA...WHERE POTENTIALLY A FOOT OF SNOW COULD FALL
  ALONG THE PASSES OVER THE COURSE OF A FEW DAYS. GIVEN THE LONG
  STRETCH OF WARM WEATHER...IT IS RECOMMENDED TO BE PREPARED FOR
  WINTRY DRIVING THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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