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Zeta Heading Toward the Gulf Coast; Snow and Ice Across the Southern Rockies & High Plains

Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by late Wednesday. Meanwhile, areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will continue from the southern Rockies into the southern High Plains. Farther west, critical fire weather conditions are expected to persist over parts of California and the Southwest U.S. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Tue, Oct. 27, 2020 at 5:57:25 am PDT

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Strong Winds are likely this weekend with Critical Fire Conditions possible from western Lassen County south to the Tahoe Basin due to strong northeast winds. Wind gusts over 80 mph are possible over the Sierra Crest with gusts up to 50 mph for the mid slopes and areas favored by northeast winds. Relative Humidity will be between 15 and 25% through the event and  fuels remain extremely dry. 
If you weren’t ready for December-like temperatures yet, we have good news! If you’re still waiting on that first fall rain/snow, well that part is the bad news. It’ll be another cold one tonight, with hard freezes across the region, but then expect a warming trend the rest of the week. No rain/snow events on the horizon, but also no major wind events once the current east winds subside Tuesday. It’ll be a great time to catch the last of the fall colors! For your local forecast: On a mobile device? Just set your location(s) and you’re set!


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