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Active Weather for the Rockies; Southern Plains Storm Taking Shape

Snow showers, squalls and strong winds will affect portions of the Cascades and Rockies through Wednesday. Meanwhile, a developing storm across the Southern Plains will track toward the Great Lakes into Thursday as severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and strong winds are forecast for the Mid-Lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow is possible for the Upper Midwest and wintry mix for the Northeast. Read More >

High temperatures throughout Central California Wednesday afternoon will be a couple of degrees warmer than this afternoon. By Friday afternoon, maximum temperatures across Central California will be around five degrees above normal for this time of year.
High temperatures throughout Central California Saturday afternoon will be around ten degrees cooler than Friday afternoon.
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for a portion of the San Joaquin Valley from 2 AM PST tonight until 10 AM PST Wednesday morning. A Dense Fog Advisory means that visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter of a mile. If driving, slow down, use low beam headlights, and keep plenty of distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 43, Highway 41, Highway 99 north of Pixley, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for part of the San Joaquin Valley from 2 AM PST tonight until 10 AM PST Wednesday morning, resulting in a high transportation risk. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 43, Highway 41, Highway 99 north of Pixley, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.

 

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 Forecast Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Area Forecast Discussion AFD AFDHNX
7 Day Zone Forecast ZFP ZFPHNX
Area Forecast Matricies AFM AFMHNX
Point Forecast Matricies PFM PFMHNX
Tabular Forecast SFT SFTHNX
       
 Severe Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Tornado Warning TOR TORHNX
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SVR SVRHNX
Watch County Notification WCN WCNHNX
Flash Flood Warning FFW FFWHNX
Severe Weather Statement SVS SVSHNX
Flash Flood Statement FFS FFSHNX
Winter Weather Product WSW WSWHNX
Non Precipitation Product NPW NPWHNX
Backcountry Avalanche Product AVW AVWHNX
Special Weather Statement SPS SPSHNX
Local Storm Report LSR LSRHNX
       
 Fire Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Fire Weather Forecast FWF FWFHNX
Spot Forecast FWS FWSHNX
Point Forecast FWM FWMHNX
Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
RFW RFWHNX
       
 Aviation Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Aviation Weather Warning AWW AWWHNX
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast TAF  
 - Atwater TAFMER TAFMER
 - Merced TAFMCE TAFMCE
 - Fresno TAFFAT TAFFAT
 - Visalia TAFVIS TAFVIS
 - Bakersfield TAFBFL TAFBFL
       
 Hydrologic Information
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Product Abbr. Available Items
Flood Watch FFA FFAHNX
Flood Warning - General Flooding FLW FLWHNX
Flood Statement - General Flooding FLS FLSHNX
Flood Warning - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLWUSJ FLWUSJ
Flood Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLSUSJ FLSUSJ
River Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin RVSUSJ RVSUSJ
Hydrologic Outlook ESF ESFHNX
       
 Climate Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Daily Climate Summary CLI  
 - Merced CLIMCE CLIMCE
 - Madera CLIMAE CLIMAE
 - Fresno CLIFAT CLIFAT
 - Hanford CLIHJO CLIHJO
 - Bakersfield CLIBFL CLIBFL
Monthly Climate Summary CLM  
 - Merced CLMMCE CLMMCE
 - Madera CLMMAE CLMMAE
 - Fresno CLMFAT CLMFAT
 - Hanford CLMHJO CLMHJO
 - Bakersfield CLMBFL CLMBFL
Record Event Report RER RERHNX
Regional Temp/Precip Table RTP RTPHNX
Drought Information Statement DGT DGTHNX
Hydro-met Data Report Part 3 (WxCoder) RR3 RR3HNX
Local Cooperative Observation (CoCoRaHS) LCO LCOHNX
       
 General Public Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Regional Weather Roundup RWR RWRCA
Public Information Statement PNS PNSHNX
Air Quality Alert AQA AQAHNX
Civil Emergency Message CEM CEMHNX
Radar Free Text Message FTM FTMHNX