Weather Service Report


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FPUS76 KSTO 032124
NOWSTO

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
224 PM PDT Wed Oct 3 2018

CAZ016>019-067-032315-
Central Sacramento Valley-Southern Sacramento Valley-
Carquinez Strait and Delta-Northern San Joaquin Valley-Motherlode-
Including the cities of Chico, Oroville, Marysville/Yuba City, 
Sacramento, Fairfield/Suisun, Stockton, Modesto, Grass Valley, 
and Jackson
224 PM PDT Wed Oct 3 2018

.NOW...
Showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to increase
through the remainder of the afternoon as they drift north and
northeast.

Main concerns...locally heavy rains with ponding water possible. 
Motorists will encounter very slippery road conditions as this 
will be the first rain in months for many of the affected areas 
with accumulated road oil on the street and highway surfaces. SLOW
DOWN! 

Intersections, freeway cloverleafs, bridge decks and curvy
sections of roadways may be particularly troublesome and result 
in loss of traction. Increase following distances for the 
afternoon cummute.

Weather radar at 225 pm...shows most of the activity extending 
along and southeast of a line from near Placerville to Stockton to
Rio Vista. Activity will extend north and begin to move into the 
Sacramento Metropolitan Area after 245 PM.

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KS

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