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
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVING OVER THE AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING SHOWERS TO THE AREA TODAY. THURSDAY A RIDGE WILL
KEEP THE AREA MAINLY DRY ALTHOUGH SOME SPRINKLES ARE POSSIBLE.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

CAZ201-180315-
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.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-180315-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-87 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...75-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ203-204-180315-
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.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW
  SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...76-91 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-42.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-77 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5600 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-180315-
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.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...73-88 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-43.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-180315-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...46-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY...69-84 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-180315-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
  SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-87 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
  CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...29-37.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES AND FLURRIES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-180315-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
426 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
  THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-40.
* MAX HUMIDITY...94-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...68-83 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.FRIDAY...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN
THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
50. HIGHS AROUND 60.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.FRIDAY...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY DECEMBER 22 THROUGH FRIDAY DECEMBER 26, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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