587  
WWUS86 KSTO 222254  
SPSSTO  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA  
254 PM PST WED NOV 22 2017  
 
CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-240000-  
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-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SHASTA DAM, BURNEY, REDDING, RED BLUFF,  
CHICO, OROVILLE, MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY, SACRAMENTO,  
FAIRFIELD/SUISUN, STOCKTON, MODESTO, ALDER SPRINGS, LAKEPORT,  
PARADISE, GRASS VALLEY, JACKSON, CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON  
254 PM PST WED NOV 22 2017  
 
A COUPLE WEAK SYSTEMS WILL BRING LIGHT RAIN, MAINLY NORTH OF I80  
FOR THANKSGIVING AND AGAIN FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. MORE  
WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH ANOTHER MILD SYSTEM EARLY SUNDAY.  
A COLDER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE  
SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY, BRINGING MOUNTAIN SNOW. SNOW LEVELS WILL  
INITIALLY BE ABOVE PASS LEVELS WITH THIS EVENT BUT WILL DROP TO  
4000-5000 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING, CAUSING TRAVEL PROBLEMS.  
 
IMPACTS:  
MOTORISTS TRAVELING INTO THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY  
MONDAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS AT TIMES.  
SLICK ROADS ARE POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS FROM WET LEAVES AND  
CLOGGED DRAINS.  
 
PRECIPITATION TOTALS:  
THANKSGIVING THROUGH SATURDAY:  
A THIRD OF AN INCH OF RAIN OVER THE NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY, A  
FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH FOR THE CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO  
VALLEY. A TENTH TO 3 QUARTERS OF AN INCH IN THE MOUNTAINS.  
 
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY:  
A QUARTER OF INCH TO 3 QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN FOR THE  
VALLEY, AROUND 1 INCH FOR THE FOOTHILLS WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES  
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS.  
 
ABOVE 7000 FEET, 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WITH GREATER  
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER HIGHER PEAKS.  
 
WINDS:  
SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND 50  
MPH OVER THE CREST ON SUNDAY.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO AND OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AT NWSSACRAMENTO  
AND @NWSSACRAMENTO ON TWITTER.  
 

 
 
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