Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING DOWN FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING
LIGHT RAIN...COOLER TEMPERATURES AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TODAY
THROUGH SATURDAY TO AREAS MAINLY NORTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO. DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS A BRIEF RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN. THIS WILL LIKELY BRING GUSTY EAST WINDS OVER THE
COASTAL RIDGES SUNDAY MORNING. ANOTHER SYSTEM BRINGS LIGHT RAIN MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY WITH A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER LATER IN THE WEEK.

CAZ201-280345-
NORTH COAST STRIP...FROM OREGON BORDER TO ROCKPORT CONSISTING OF
COASTAL SECTIONS OF DEL NORTE...HUMBOLDT...AND A SMALL PORTION OF
MENDOCINO COUNTY. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF CA NPS AND REDWOOD PARKS.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...67-82 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...40-50 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3600 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


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CAZ202-280345-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-71 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY...48-58 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-280345-
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........FALLING TO 3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-40.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...37-47 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.


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CAZ211-212-280345-
HUPA...THE HOOPA INDIAN RESERVATION AND THE LOWER PORTION OF THE
TRINITY RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
VAN DUZEN / MAD RIVER...INLAND PORTION OF THE VAN DUZEN AND MAD
RIVER DRAINAGES WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...39-49 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5
                         TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-280345-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY...54-68 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...34-43.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY...37-47 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-280345-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
  SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...26-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...36-46 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-280345-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
437 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...52-62 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...29-37.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...37-47 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3600 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


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.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
60.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS
AND SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LOWS IN THE UPPER
20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 60.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY MARCH 4 THROUGH SUNDAY MARCH 8, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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