Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Eureka CA
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...An approaching storm system will bring increasing
south winds through Thursday afternoon with a widespread, wetting
rain through Thursday night. There will be a brief break later
Friday before another upper wave brings a light but persistent
rain for Saturday. Storm total rainfall through the weekend will
be greater to the north but still anticipate some much needed
rain for drier regions to the south. Building high pressure will
bring a return of increasing temperatures and mostly dry weather
next week.


CAZ201-191315-
North Coast-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight
  chance of rain after midnight.
* Min Temperature...45-53.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 mph...shifting to the south 5
                         to 7 mph after midnight.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 9 mph...shifting to the
                         south 7 to 12 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Slight chance of rain in the morning, then rain in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...55-65.
* Min Humidity...69-83 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......South winds 10 to 15 mph.
    Ridges...............Breezy. South winds 16 to 24 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...60 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...43-51.
* Max Humidity...89-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...90 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers.
* Max Temperature...53-63.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...50 percent.


$$

CAZ202-191315-
Coastal Mendocino-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight
  chance of rain after midnight.
* Min Temperature...45-53.
* Max Humidity...86-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...58-66.
* Min Humidity...65-77 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges...............South winds 7 to 12 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...30 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature...46-54.
* Max Humidity...88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......South winds 7 to 11 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph...shifting to
                         the west 5 to 9 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...70 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers through the
  day.
* Max Temperature...56-64.
* Min Humidity...51-61 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ203-204-191315-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...41-49.
* Max Humidity...84-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature...52-62.
* Min Humidity...56-71 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......South winds 9 to 14 mph.
    Ridges...............South winds 15 to 23 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...80 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...35-44.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 10 to 18 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...100 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and snow showers.
* Max Temperature...45-55.
* Min Humidity...64-79 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...80 percent.


$$

CAZ211-212-191315-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...41-49.
* Max Humidity...84-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
  morning, then rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...54-64.
* Min Humidity...59-74 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
    Ridges...............South winds 13 to 21 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...50 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the evening, then showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...37-46.
* Max Humidity...89-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...90 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers.
* Max Temperature...49-59.
* Min Humidity...51-61 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...50 percent.


$$

CAZ276-191315-
Interior Mendocino-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...42-50.
* Max Humidity...84-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 2
                         to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...56-66.
* Min Humidity...56-71 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Light winds 2 to 5 mph...becoming south 5
                         to 9 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............South winds 7 to 12 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...20 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Rain in the evening, then chance of showers
  after midnight.
* Min Temperature...43-51.
* Max Humidity...88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 6 to 9 mph...shifting to
                         the west 5 to 8 mph after midnight.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph...shifting to
                         the west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...70 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers through the
  day.
* Max Temperature...55-65.
* Min Humidity...37-47 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ283-191315-
Trinity-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
* Max Humidity...72-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 6 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 2
                         to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Rain in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...52-62.
* Min Humidity...41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......South winds 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges...............South winds 8 to 13 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...40 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the evening, then showers likely after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...32-42.
* Max Humidity...86-100 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...80 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
* Max Temperature...44-54.
* Min Humidity...41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...30 percent.


$$

CAZ277-191315-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
322 PM PDT Wed Oct 18 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...41-49.
* Max Humidity...71-86 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 6 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 2
                         to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of rain
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...53-63.
* Min Humidity...43-53 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph...becoming
                         south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...20 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the evening, then showers likely after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...35-45.
* Max Humidity...88-98 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 9 to 14 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...80 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
  chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of showers in
  the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...49-59.
* Min Humidity...36-46 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.SATURDAY...Rain. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 58 to 66. Southeast winds
5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 48 to 56. Highs
63 to 72. Southeast winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 65 to 75. North
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 54. Highs 65 to 75.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 52. Highs 64 to 74.

...Northwest California Interior...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 36 to 45.
Highs 58 to 71. Southwest winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 42 to 50.
Highs 68 to 81. West winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs 75 to 88. North
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 73 to 83.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43 to 51. Highs 70 to 80.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Tuesday October 24 THROUGH Saturday October 28, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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