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FPUS76 KSTO 182350
NOWSTO

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
450 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

CAZ068-069-190200-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
450 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED
ACROSS THE SIERRA CREST THIS AFTERNOON. RADAR IMAGERY AND
LIGHTNING DATA INDICATED TWO OF THE MOST ACTIVE CELLS ARE
CURRENTLY IN EASTERN EL DORADO AND AMADOR COUNTIES...NEAR HIGHWAYS
50 AND 88.

SMALL HAIL..LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING MAY BE
ENCOUNTERED WITH THESE STORMS. OTHER STORMS COULD DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON ALONG THE CREST BEFORE SUNSET SO PEOPLE ALONG THE
WESTERN SLOPES OF THE SIERRA SHOULD KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR A
DEVELOPING STORM.

THE SHOWER ACTIVITY SHOULD ABATE AFTER SUNSET.

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000
FPUS76 KSTO 182201
NOWSTO

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
301 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

CAZ068-069-182330-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
301 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
LOOK FOR SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE INTO THE
LATE AFTERNOON HOURS ACROSS MAINLY HIGH COUNTRY AREAS OF WESTERN
PLUMAS COUNTY AS WELL AS THE WEST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA
NEVADA.

THROUGH 415 PM...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT HIGH
COUNTRY TRAVELERS ON HIGHWAY 88...HIGHWAY 50...INTERSTATE 80 AND
HIGHWAY 49. LOCATIONS INCLUDE...KIRKWOOD...KYBURZ...BLUE CANYON
AND AREAS NEAR DOWNIEVILLE AND SIERRA CITY.

SMALL HAIL...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES
MAY ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER ACTIVITY.

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