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The weather forecast heats up again for Stanislaus County. What else is predicted?

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The Northern San Joaquin Valley can expect more hot weather for the final week of July.

The National Weather Service forecast has thrown into the mix a slight chance of thunderstorms late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

The chance of showers and thunder activity is no higher than 20%.

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Why does California have so many microclimates?

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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Microclimates can be found all over California. Microclimates are essentially small areas of weather unique to that region.

There are climate areas of California (such as the coast, the mountain coast, and the Sierra Nevada) – but inside is where you find the microclimates. There are numerous reasons for those pockets of weather, explains KSEE’s chief meteorologist A.J. Fox.

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California to see more spring snow, rain after dry winter

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More late-season snow and rain was predicted for California on Monday.

A dry start to the day was expected to give way to showers in the Central Valley and mountain snow by evening and continue into Tuesday, the National Weather Service’s Sacramento office said.

Four weeks into spring, winter weather advisories will be in effect Tuesday above 6,500 feet (1,981 meters) on the west slope of the northern Sierra Nevada and in the greater Lake Tahoe area.

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High winds blow through Turlock

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Forceful winds blew through the Central Valley on Monday, downing trees and knocking out power during a mayhem-filled day in Turlock. 

A red flag warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Turlock and surrounding areas on Monday, with gusts of up to 47 miles per hour recorded locally. Though the warning continued through Tuesday, winds let up in the afternoon. The damage, however, had already been done. 

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THANKSGIVING TRAVEL UPDATE: WINTER STORMS FORECAST FOR CALIFORNIA, NORTHEAST, MIDWEST, CENTRAL ROCKIES, GREAT LAKES AREA TO CAUSE SEVERE DISRUPTIONS

in Local Roundup

inter storms with heavy snow, wind and rain are forecast for several parts of the country, including California, the Northeast, the Midwest, Central Rockies and the Great Lakes area through Wednesday (the peak period for Thanksgiving holiday travel) and the rest of the week, the National Weather Service warns.

"A significant winter storm will take shape over the Rockies and produce heavy snow and dangerous travel conditions through Monday. Heavy snow will expand into the northern Plains and upper Midwest Tuesday into Wednesday," the NWS said on its official Twitter account.

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