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Special Statement

Statement as of 2:23 PM PDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 5:30 PM EDT on July 28, 2016


... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 112 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Thursday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Friday but start to trend downward
slightly, returning to near normal by Sunday. Humidity levels will
be low with poor overnight recovery for higher terrain, bringing
increased fire weather concerns.




223 PM PDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... Widespread heat with increased fire weather concerns through
Friday...

.Impacts...
* moderate risk for heat-related illnesses for sensitive
    groups, locally high risk for most groups
* increased fire weather concerns for higher terrain

.Forecast confidence...
* high for multiple days of triple digit heat

.Timing and strength...
* widespread valley and foothills highs of 100 to 112 degrees
    through Friday
* near record heat today and Thursday
* low humidity with poor overnight recovery over higher terrain

.Weather summary...
Strong high pressure will bring hot temperatures with valley and
foothills highs in the triple digits through Friday. The north end
of the Sacramento Valley will have temperatures around 110
degrees. It will remain hot on Friday but start to trend downward
slightly, returning to near normal by Sunday. Humidity levels will
be low with poor overnight recovery for higher terrain, bringing
increased fire weather concerns.



Record Report

Statement as of 6:12 PM PDT on July 27, 2016


... Record high temperature set at Modesto CA...

a record high temperature of 107 degrees was set at Modesto CA today.
This ties the old record of 107 set in 1933.



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