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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
447 AM PDT TUE OCT 28 2014

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-282300-
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-
447 AM PDT TUE OCT 28 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT NORTHERN CALIFORNIA OVER HALLOWEEN AND
SATURDAY...

.IMPACTS...
  *SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL DELAYS AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL POSSIBLE ACROSS
   TRANS-SIERRA HIGHWAYS.

  *RAIN SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE DURING HALLOWEEN TRICK-
   OR-TREATING.

.CONFIDENCE...
  *MEDIUM CONFIDENCE IN POTENTIAL MOUNTAIN AND HALLOWEEN IMPACTS.

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
  *RAIN AND SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS MOST OF INTERIOR NORCAL ON
   FRIDAY...WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW POSSIBLY CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY.

  *SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE OVER SIERRA PEAKS. SNOW LEVELS
   WILL LOWER TO AROUND 4000-5000 FT BY SATURDAY MORNING.

  *THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE VALLEY AND SIERRA
   FOOTHILLS LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
  *A FAIRLY STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT INTERIOR NORTHERN
   CALIFORNIA FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN.
   SNOW ACCUMULATION OF SEVERAL INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH
   LIGHT ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE DOWN TO 4000 TO 5000 FT BY SATURDAY
   MORNING. TRICK OR TREAT ACTIVITIES MAY BE WET THROUGHOUT THE
   REGION. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE DURING THE LATE
   AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

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