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avatar Special Weather Statement
September 11, 2009 06:57PM
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to K (California)
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
439 PM PDT FRI SEP 11 2009
CAZ089>099-121200-

WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
439 PM PDT FRI SEP 11 2009

...COOLER AND POTENTIALLY UNSETTLED BY MONDAY...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND ITS ASSOCIATED
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONTO THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST LATE SUNDAY
OR SUNDAY NIGHT...MOVING INLAND ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA EARLY
MONDAY. COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT...AND HIGHS
MONDAY ARE LIKELY TO BE ABOUT 10 DEGREES OR MORE BELOW AVERAGE
FOR MID SEPTEMBER.

FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY...THE FRONT WILL
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INLAND EARLY MONDAY...HOWEVER THERE IS STILL A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE VALLEY FROM FRESNO COUNTY NORTH. ANY RAIN
IS EXPECTED TO BE QUITE LIGHT...WITH LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH
AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION.

OVER THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA...SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL BEGIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT SUNDAY...BECOMING MOST NUMEROUS MONDAY AFTERNOON
WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
COULD CONTAIN BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL. SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN
WELL ABOVE 8000 FEET.

FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND HIGH DESERT AREAS...INCREASING
SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. OCCASIONAL
GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY THROUGH AND BELOW
WIND FAVORED PASSES AND CANYONS.

THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE OUT QUICKLY AND BE EAST OF THE
AREA BY MONDAY EVENING...THOUGH A FEW SHOWERS COULD LINGER OVER
THE SIERRA MONDAY NIGHT.

$$
BINGHAM
avatar Re: Special Weather Statement
September 13, 2009 04:46PM
Special Weather Statement
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to K (California)

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1205 PM PDT SUN SEP 13 2009
CAZ089>099-140600-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
1205 PM PDT SUN SEP 13 2009

...CONTINUED COOLER AND UNSETTLED TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC AND ITS ASSOCIATED
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ONTO THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST LATE TODAY
AND TONIGHT...MOVING INLAND ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA EARLY
MONDAY. COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT...AND HIGHS
MONDAY ARE LIKELY TO BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES COOLER IN THE SAN JOAQUIN
VALLEY...FOOTHILLS...AND DESERT AREAS...AND 20 DEGREES OR MORE IN
THE HIGH SIERRA.

FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY...THE FRONT WILL
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INLAND EARLY MONDAY. THERE IS STILL A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE VALLEY LATE TONIGHT...MAINLY FROM FRESNO COUNTY NORTH.
ANY RAIN WILL BE QUITE LIGHT...WITH LESS THAN FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF
AN INCH AT ANY GIVEN LOCATION. THERE MAY BE SOME LOCALIZED BLOWING
DUST ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE VALLEY JUST AHEAD OF AND BEHIND THE
FRONT.

OVER THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA...SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL BEGIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE IN THE
AFTERNOON ON MONDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD CONTAIN BRIEF HEAVY
RAIN AND SMALL HAIL. SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN ABOVE 9000 FEET WITH
NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.

FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND HIGH DESERT AREAS...INCREASING
SOUTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. OCCASIONAL
GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY THROUGH AND BELOW WIND
FAVORED PASSES AND CANYONS. A FEW AREAS OF BLOWING DUST COULD
OCCUR BELOW PASSES...AS WELL AS WIND FAVORED AREAS BETWEEN MOJAVE
AND ROSAMOND.

THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE OUT QUICKLY AND BE EAST OF THE
AREA BY MONDAY AFTERNOON...THOUGH A FEW SHOWERS COULD LINGER OVER
THE SIERRA INTO MONDAY EVENING. BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING
DIMINISHING BREEZES AND THE START OF A WARM AND DRY TREND TUESDAY.

$$
WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD
avatar Special Weather Statement
September 16, 2009 12:54PM
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
145 AM PDT WED SEP 16 2009
CAZ089>099-162000-

WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
145 AM PDT WED SEP 16 2009

...HOT WEATHER TO RETURN TO THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA INTERIOR EARLY
NEXT WEEK...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO CALIFORNIA NEXT SUNDAY. THIS
WILL PUSH TEMPERATURES TO WELL ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGE...WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES EARLY NEXT WEEK AT BOTH BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO
AT 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE SAN
JOAQUIN VALLEY NEXT SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY WILL RANGE FROM 97 TO
103 DEGREES...AND THE HOTTEST VALLEY LOCATIONS COULD BRIEFLY REACH
105 DEGREES.

THE LOWER FOOTHILLS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA WILL HAVE HIGH
TEMPERATURES FROM THE MID 90S TO AROUND 100 FOR THE FIRST PART OF
NEXT WEEK...AND HIGHS IN THE DESERTS OF KERN COUNTY WILL RANGE
FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES.

HERE ARE SOME TIPS TO HELP YOU COPE WITH THE HEAT.
AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE SUN. WHEN POSSIBLE...STAY IN THE
SHADE OR AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM. WEAR LOOSE FITTING...LIGHT
COLORED CLOTHES. DRINK PLENTY OF NON ALCOHOLIC FLUIDS.
NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN A VEHICLE...EVEN FOR SHORT PERIODS
OF TIME. TEMPERATURES INSIDE VEHICLES CAN CLIMB RAPIDLY TO LIFE
THREATENING LEVELS...EVEN WITH WINDOWS PARTIALLY OPEN.
PERIODICALLY CHECK ON CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY. ALSO...REMEMBER
THAT ANIMALS WILL BE AFFECTED BY THE HEAT. MAKE SURE THAT PETS
AND FARM ANIMALS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND ACCESS TO SHADE.

$$
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