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Late week warming trend will bring areas of Major Heat Risk Friday and Saturday

Hot and dry weather expected into next week. Temperatures will be increasing to well above average on Friday and Saturday. Discussion Clear to partly cloudy skies cover the region early this morning. A few thunderstorms have been ongoing across eastern Tuolumne County since late Tuesday evening as a weak disturbance moves across central California. The […]

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Elevated fire weather conditions for the Valley and foothills Friday-Monday

Dry and quiet weather will continue through the end of the week into the weekend. Temperatures across the middle of the week will hover around seasonal normals, before hot, above normal temperatures arrive from Friday through Monday. Resultant widespread Major HeatRisk is forecast across the weekend ahead, alongside elevated fire weather concerns. Discussion (Today through […]

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Widespread Major Heat Risk this Weekend

Dry and breezy weather with slightly below normal temperatures prevail today. Then, a significant warming trend is anticipated from the middle of the week through the upcoming weekend, with widespread moderate to major heat risk forecast for Saturday and Sunday. Discussion An upper level trough will continue to progress east-northeastward through the Pacific Northwest throughout […]

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Major Heat Risk Develops Late Week and through the Holiday Weekend

Dry conditions except for a few showers and thunderstorms over the mountains today. Hot and drier weather returns Thursday and persists through the holiday weekend. Excessive Heat Watch in effect from Friday morning through Sunday evening. Major Risk for heat-related illnesses for pets, livestock, and much of the population, especially anyone without effective cooling and/or […]

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Scattered daily mountain thunderstorms

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms possible over the next week, primarily in the mountains. More widespread thunderstorms possible over the weekend and Monday, including isolated Valley thunderstorms. Continued near or below normal temperatures for the foreseeable future. Discussion Latest satellite imagery and observations shows a weak low pressure system broadly circulating across northern NV/southeastern […]

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Increased chances of thunderstorms early this afternoon

Shower and thunderstorm chances become more extensive through midweek. Temperatures cooling to below average by Tuesday. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms may produce heavy rain, dangerous lightning, gusty winds and hail impacting outdoor activities and recreationists. Heavy rain from stronger storms may lead to localized flooding and increased travel times. Discussion Satellite imagery shows clouds continuing […]

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Isolated to scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorms each day

Shower/thunderstorm chances over the mountains today, then become more extensive beginning Monday. Temperatures will be above average today, then cooler weather returns. Discussion Skies are mostly clear across interior NorCal early this morning. Debris cloudiness from Saturday’s convection in the Sierra is moving north along the Nevada border. High pressure over the region is resulting […]

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Isolated to scattered thunderstorms afternoon/evening this week

Isolated to scattered shower and thunderstorm chances continue for the mountains, portions of the foothills, and northern half of the Sacramento Valley through the holiday weekend and next week. Temperatures remain near or slightly below normal. Periods of locally breezy onshore winds. Slight warming for the end of the week into next weekend possible. Discussion […]

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Isolated to scattered thunderstorms into next week

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms may produce dangerous lightning, gusty winds, hail and brief heavy downpours, impacting outdoor activities and recreationists. Cool temperatures into next week. Thunderstorm chances continue for the mountains and northern Sacramento Valley. Discussion Clear to partly cloudy skies cover interior NorCal early this morning as debris cloudiness lingers from Thursday evening’s deep […]

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Above normal temperatures with areas of moderate heat risk this week

Above normal temperatures will bring areas of moderate heat risk to the Valley this week. Mountain shower and thunderstorm chances may return over the weekend. Rivers and creeks will continue to flow high, cold, and fast as a result of mountain snowmelt. Discussion Still a few thunderstorms ongoing across far northeast California early this morning, […]

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Significant warming trend will bring widespread moderate heat risk

Moderate Risk for heat-related illnesses for pets, livestock, and those who are sensitive to heat, especially those without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration. Dry conditions expected the rest of this week with hot weather by this weekend. Isolated mountain thunderstorms are possible Sunday. Discussion A few high clouds are cresting the building ridge over NorCal, […]

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