Southern Sacramento Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 12:33 PM PDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat and high fire weather danger possible Friday
through the weekend...

.Impacts...
*high heat risk to the general population, and especially
   sensitive groups.
*Potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets, and
   livestock with long outdoor exposure.
*High fire weather danger with easier fire starts and rapid
   spread.

.Forecast confidence...
*high

.Timing and strength...
*hot temperatures
    *friday - Sunday, hottest Saturday
    *widespread valley temperatures 100-106
*high fire weather danger
    *friday - Sunday, strongest winds Saturday - Sunday
    *north wind gusts 20-30 mph, and relative humidity 10% or
     lower

.Weather summary...
*a rapid warming and drying trend is in store this week with
   high pressure building over the region. Hot temperatures
   Friday into the weekend will increase the potential for heat-
   related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat,
   especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups.
   Dry conditions with gusty north winds will increase the
   potential for fire starts and rapid spread.


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1233 PM PDT Tue Jun 19 2018

... Excessive heat and high fire weather danger possible Friday
through the weekend...

.Impacts...
*high heat risk to the general population, and especially
   sensitive groups.
*Potential for heat-related illness to humans, pets, and
   livestock with long outdoor exposure.
*High fire weather danger with easier fire starts and rapid
   spread.

.Forecast confidence...
*high

.Timing and strength...
*hot temperatures
    *friday - Sunday, hottest Saturday
    *widespread valley temperatures 100-106
*high fire weather danger
    *friday - Sunday, strongest winds Saturday - Sunday
    *north wind gusts 20-30 mph, and relative humidity 10% or
     lower

.Weather summary...
*a rapid warming and drying trend is in store this week with
   high pressure building over the region. Hot temperatures
   Friday into the weekend will increase the potential for heat-
   related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat,
   especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups.
   Dry conditions with gusty north winds will increase the
   potential for fire starts and rapid spread.


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