West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 6:16 PM PDT on June 29, 2015

... Dangerous heat with fire concerns this week...

.Impacts...
* heat related illness possible to likely if action not taken.

* Hot and dry conditions have primed fuels for enhanced fire
   danger.

* Lightning from thunderstorms could cause new fire starts.


.Forecast confidence...
* very hot temperatures: high
* very warm overnight lows: medium.
* Thunderstorms: high for mountains low for valley.

.Timing and strength...
* heat impacts greatest Wednesday and Thursday.

* Thunderstorm and lightning potential greatest Thursday and
   Friday.

High pressure will strengthen over norcal. The hottest
temperatures will be Tuesday through Thursday. The potential for
heat illness will peak Wednesday and Thursday. Enhanced
thunderstorm potential increasing Thursday and Friday as
monsoonal moisture spreads over norcal. Some cloud cover and the
Delta breeze may bring relief Friday into the Holiday weekend.



616 PM PDT Mon Jun 29 2015

... Dangerous heat with fire concerns this week...

.Impacts...
* heat related illness possible to likely if action not taken.

* Hot and dry conditions have primed fuels for enhanced fire
   danger.

* Lightning from thunderstorms could cause new fire starts.


.Forecast confidence...
* very hot temperatures: high
* very warm overnight lows: medium.
* Thunderstorms: high for mountains low for valley.

.Timing and strength...
* heat impacts greatest Wednesday and Thursday.

* Thunderstorm and lightning potential greatest Thursday and
   Friday.

High pressure will strengthen over norcal. The hottest
temperatures will be Tuesday through Thursday. The potential for
heat illness will peak Wednesday and Thursday. Enhanced
thunderstorm potential increasing Thursday and Friday as
monsoonal moisture spreads over norcal. Some cloud cover and the
Delta breeze may bring relief Friday into the Holiday weekend.