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Hazardous Heat in the Western U.S.; Heavy Rain and Flooding Potential in the Southern Rockies

Widespread high temperatures in the 90s with heat indices exceeding 100 degrees will persist across the western U.S. this weekend into next week. Some daily high temperature records are forecast to be tied or broken. Monsoon conditions continue to linger across the Southern Rockies posing a heavy rainfall threat which may lead to additional flash flooding concerns. Read More >

The National Weather Service Sacramento, CA will issue Local Drought Information Products when drought categories of D3 or higher are present. Links to the Local Drought Information Statement will be displayed below. 


Drought Information Statements for NWS Sacramento


Drought Information Statements for NWS Sacramento (Accessible Text-Only Version)



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