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Thursday, December 19, 2013

NWS - Very Strong North Winds. Sacramento Valley, Mountains Shasta County to Northern Lake County #CaFire

The National Weather Service - Sacramento has issued a Wind Advisory for the Northern, Central and Southern Sacramento Valley, the mountain areas from southwestern Shasta County to northern Lake County, including the cities of Redding, Chico, Sacramento, Alder Springs and Lakeport for very strong north winds. 
This advisory is in effect from 4 a.m to 10 p.m Thursday.

Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
331 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING
ALONG THE MENDOCINO COAST...

.HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA RESULTING IN A TIGHT
PRESSURE GRADIENT. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR CONTINUED STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS THIS MORNING BEFORE THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WEAKENS AND WINDS
BEGIN TO SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON.

CAZ002-191800-
/O.CON.KEKA.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-131219T1800Z/
MENDOCINO COAST-
331 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM THIS MORNING...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...THE IMMEDIATE MENDOCINO COAST INCLUDING
  FORT BRAGG AND POINT ARENA.

* HIGHWAY IMPACTED...HIGHWAY 1. STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=EKA

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TIE DOWN OR BRING IN ITEMS THAT COULD BE BLOWN AWAY BY THE WIND. BE
PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES. A WIND ADVISORY MEANS STRONG
WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

.A STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AREA MOVES INTO OREGON AND THE
WESTERN GREAT BASIN TODAY INTO FRIDAY AND WILL BE THE CATALYST
FOR SIGNIFICANT NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA. A NORTH TO SOUTH JET STREAM WILL ALSO ENHANCE THESE
NEAR-SURFACE WIND SPEEDS. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG THE
WESTERN SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND ADJACENT COASTAL RANGE
AND ALSO DOWN THE WESTERN SIERRA SLOPES.

CAZ013-017-200100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0025.131219T1500Z-131220T0600Z/
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SACRAMENTO
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING: GUSTY WINDS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE TODAY JUST
  AFTER SUNRISE.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: VACAVILLE...SACRAMENTO...WESTERN SHASTA
  COUNTY.

* IMPACTS: POTENTIAL DOWNED TREES/LIMBS AND POSSIBLE POWER
  OUTAGES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO/HAZARDS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 MPH AND/OR GUSTS
OF 40 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

JCLAPP

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

.A STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AREA MOVES INTO OREGON AND THE
WESTERN GREAT BASIN TODAY INTO FRIDAY AND WILL BE THE CATALYST
FOR SIGNIFICANT NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA. A NORTH TO SOUTH JET STREAM WILL ALSO ENHANCE THESE
NEAR-SURFACE WIND SPEEDS. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG THE
WESTERN SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND ADJACENT COASTAL RANGE
AND ALSO DOWN THE WESTERN SIERRA SLOPES.

CAZ018-066-068-069-200100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0025.131219T1800Z-131220T0600Z/
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PARADISE...CHESTER...QUINCY...
BLUE CANYON
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: GUSTY WINDS WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS MORNING AND
  SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE BY MID MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE...FEATHER RIVER
  CANYON AND OTHER NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST CANYONS...EXPOSED
  RIDGES... CHESTER...BLUE CANYON.

* IMPACTS: VERY LOW VISIBILITY DUE TO POTENTIAL BLOWING SNOW
  OVER HIGHER SIERRA NEVADA. DOWNED TREES/LIMBS AND POSSIBLE
  POWER OUTAGES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO/HAZARDS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 MPH AND/OR GUSTS
OF 40 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...MODERATE TO STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY...

.A STRONG SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AREA MOVES INTO OREGON AND THE
WESTERN GREAT BASIN TODAY INTO FRIDAY AND WILL BE THE CATALYST
FOR SIGNIFICANT NORTHERLY WINDS ACROSS INTERIOR NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA. A NORTH TO SOUTH JET STREAM WILL ALSO ENHANCE THESE
NEAR-SURFACE WIND SPEEDS. STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE ALONG THE
WESTERN SIDE OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY AND ADJACENT COASTAL RANGE
AND ALSO DOWN THE WESTERN SIERRA SLOPES.

CAZ015-016-063-064-200100-
/O.CON.KSTO.WI.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-131220T0600Z/
NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...REDDING...CHICO...ALDER SPRINGS...
LAKEPORT
428 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...55 MPH OVER
  HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING: GUSTY WINDS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE JUST AFTER
  SUNRISE AND LAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: CHICO...REDDING...EXPOSED EASTERN SLOPES OF
  THE COASTAL RANGE...EASTERN LAKE COUNTY.

* IMPACTS: POTENTIAL DOWNED TREES/LIMBS AND POSSIBLE POWER
  OUTAGES.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SACRAMENTO/HAZARDS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 MPH AND/OR GUSTS
OF 40 MPH OR MORE ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE
EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
330 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013


CAZ505-191800-
/O.CON.KMTR.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-131219T1800Z/
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
330 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
ACROSS THE COASTAL NORTH BAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING.

* TIMING: BEGINNING LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES AND POWER LINES AND LEAD
  TO POWER FAILURES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
330 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013


CAZ507-191800-
/O.CON.KMTR.WI.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-131220T0200Z/
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
330 AM PST THU DEC 19 2013

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
ACROSS THE NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: BEGINNING LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS CAN TOPPLE TREES AND POWER LINES AND LEAD
  TO POWER FAILURES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.


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