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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:00 PM PDT on July 26, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 27, 2016


... Widespread triple digit heat with increased fire weather
concerns this week...

.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 100-111 degrees through
    Friday
* near record heat is possible Wednesday 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 SAC valley will have temperatures near 110 degrees during
this time period. Temperatures 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.



300 PM PDT Tue Jul 26 2016

... Widespread triple digit heat with increased fire weather
concerns this week...

.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 100-111 degrees through
    Friday
* near record heat is possible Wednesday 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 SAC valley will have temperatures near 110 degrees during
this time period. Temperatures 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.


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