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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
345 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

CAZ080>085-302300-
WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTHEAST SISKIYOU AND NORTHWEST MODOC COUNTIES-MODOC COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...FORT JONES...GREENVIEW...YREKA...
WEED...MOUNT SHASTA...DUNSMUIR...MCCLOUD...TENNANT...TULELAKE...
DORRIS...ALTURAS
345 AM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

...RAPID CHANGE TO COLDER WEATHER TUESDAY...

A POTENT SPRING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT
INTO TUESDAY. MILD WEATHER MONDAY WILL GIVE WAY TO A MUCH COLDER
AIR MASS TUESDAY  THAT IS EXPECTED TO GENERALLY PERSIST INTO
NEXT WEEKEND. HIGH TEMPERATURES TUESDAY WILL BE 15-25
DEGREES LOWER THAN THEY ARE ON MONDAY. THE FRONT WILL BRING A
PERIOD OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION TUESDAY WITH SNOW LEVELS DROPPING
FROM AROUND 9000 FEET DOWN TO 4500 TO 5500 FEET. SNOW AMOUNTS WILL
BE MOSTLY AN INCH OR LESS ABOVE 5000 FEET. GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

A STRETCH OF COLD NIGHTS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNINGS DURING WHICH TIME TEMPERATURES MAY FALL BELOW 30
DEGREES...POSSIBLY HARMING SENSITIVE PLANTS OR CROPS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY WILL OCCUR WITH SNOW LEVELS AROUND 3500
FEET...THOUGH LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

THOSE WHO HAVE OUTDOOR PLANS...OR HAVE SENSITIVE OUTDOOR
PLANTS...SHOULD STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES REGARDING THIS
SHARP CHANGE TO COLDER WEATHER.

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