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  • Special Weather Statement for Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Special Weather Statement issued November 22 at 2:54PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 2:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 4 p.m.
  • A couple weak systems will bring light rain, mainly north of I80
    for Thanksgiving and again Friday night into Saturday. More
    widespread rain is expected with another mild system early Sunday.
    A colder storm system is expected to move across the region late
    Sunday into early Monday, bringing mountain snow. Snow levels will
    initially be above pass levels with this event but will drop to
    4000-5000 feet by Monday morning, causing travel problems.
    Impacts:
    Motorists traveling into the mountains Sunday night into early
    Monday should be prepared for winter weather conditions at times.
    Slick roads are possible at lower elevations from wet leaves and
    clogged drains.
    Precipitation Totals:
    Thanksgiving through Saturday:
    A third of an inch of rain over the northern Sacramento Valley, a
    few hundredths of an inch for the central to southern Sacramento
    Valley. A tenth to 3 quarters of an inch in the mountains.
    Sunday into Monday:
    A quarter of inch to 3 quarters of an inch of rain for the
    Valley, around 1 inch for the foothills with 1 to 2 inches
    possible in the mountains.
    Above 7000 feet, 2 to 5 inches of snow accumulation with greater
    amounts possible over higher peaks.
    Winds:
    Southerly wind gusts up to 25 mph in the Sacramento Valley and 50
    mph over the crest on Sunday.
    Additional information and updates can be found at
    www.weather.gov/sacramento and our facebook page at NWSSacramento
    and @NWSSacramento on Twitter.

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