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
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will remain in place today. Very low
afternoon RH is expected again on the ridges again today. Higher
RH is expected to continue in the valleys. Friday a weak and dry
system will usher cooler air in. This will mainly cool off the
ridges. Winds will also increase along the coast behind this
system. High pressure and dry conditions will continue into early
next week with the next chance for rain Tuesday night.

CAZ201-150215-
North Coast-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* MaX Temperature...54-64.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...35-45.
* Max Humidity...80-95 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy
  fog in the morning.
* MaX Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...42-52 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 7 to 12 mph.


$$

CAZ202-150215-
Coastal Mendocino-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* MaX Temperature...54-63.
* Min Humidity...44-54 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...36-46.
* Max Humidity...85-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............East winds 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...55-63.
* Min Humidity...51-66 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph...becoming
                         north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 5 mph...becoming north 5 to
                         9 mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ203-204-150215-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* MaX Temperature...54-64.
* Min Humidity...7-15 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...36-46.
* Max Humidity...67-82 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...22-32 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph...becoming
                         northeast 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............North winds 6 to 11 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-150215-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* MaX Temperature...57-67.
* Min Humidity...11-19 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph...shifting to the north
                         in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...35-45.
* Max Humidity...73-88 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy
  fog in the morning.
* MaX Temperature...53-61.
* Min Humidity...27-37 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         north 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph.


$$

CAZ276-150215-
Interior Mendocino-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* MaX Temperature...58-68.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...34-44.
* Max Humidity...71-86 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............East winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         variable 2 to 4 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...56-64.
* Min Humidity...32-42 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         north 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............North winds 6 to 11 mph.


$$

CAZ283-150215-
Trinity-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* MaX Temperature...55-65.
* Min Humidity...9-17 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 8000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...32-42.
* Max Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 8000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 8000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.


$$

CAZ277-150215-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
313 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* MaX Temperature...60-70.
* Min Humidity...9-17 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming upslope/upvalley 1 to 3
                         mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...34-44.
* Max Humidity...62-77 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...56-64.
* Min Humidity...23-33 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph...becoming
                         north 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 46. Highs 54 to 62. North
winds 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 45. Highs 55 to 63. North
winds 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 37 to 45. Highs 53 to
61. North winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 40 to 48. Highs 55 to
63.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 40 to 48.
Highs 53 to 61.

...Northwest California Interior...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows 30 to
38. Highs 49 to 62. North winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 50 to 63. Northeast
winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 42. Highs 50 to 61. North
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 42. Highs 50 to 60.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows 34 to 42. Highs 47 to 57.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER 23, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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