Cover your pipes and crops – freezing degrees coming

Special Weather Statement

San Francisco (California)

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
411 AM PST THU FEB 24 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY…INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-

NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
EAST BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-SANTA CLARA VALLEY…INCLUDING SAN JOSE-

SOUTHERN SALINAS VALLEY…ARROYO SECO…AND LAKE SAN ANTONIO-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT-

NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY…HOLLISTER VALLEY…AND CARMEL VALLEY-

NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
411 AM PST THU FEB 24 2011
…VERY COLD TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND AROUND THE SAN
FRANCISCO AND MONTEREY BAY REGION…
A COLD AIR MASS WILL SPREAD ACROSS OUR ENTIRE AREA OVER THE UPCOMING

WEEKEND. THIS WILL HELP TO DROP LOWS IN NORTH BAY VALLEYS INTO THE
MID 20S TO LOWER 30S FOR NORTH BAY VALLEYS BY SATURDAY MORNING. BY
SUNDAY MORNING LOCALLY RECORD-BREAKING COLD TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
FOR MANY URBAN LOCATIONS WITH 20S TO LOWER 30S AGAIN FORECAST OVER THE

NORTH BAY VALLEYS…UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S AROUND MOST OF THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE SANTA CLARA AND
SALINAS VALLEYS. HIGHER ELEVATION SPOTS WILL MOSTLY BE IN THE 20S.
PERSONS PLANNING ON BEING OUTDOORS THIS WEEKEND SHOULD TAKE

APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS. PERSONS SHOULD MAKE SURE THEIR HEATING
SYSTEMS ARE WORKING PROPERLY AND CHECK ON ELDERLY NEIGHBORS OR
THOSE WHO ARE GREATLY IMPACTED BY COLDER CONDITIONS. RESIDENTS
SHOULD MAKE SURE THAT ALL EXPOSED PIPES ARE PROPERLY INSULATED TO

MINIMIZE THE RISK OF THEM BURSTING.

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