Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN A MOSTLY DRY
DAY TODAY...ALTHOUGH CLOUDS WILL PERSIST. AN APPROACHING COLD
FRONT WILL BRING THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY FOR RAIN THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED NORTH OF CAPE
FOR THE WEEKEND WITH A DRYING TREND FOR NEXT WEEK.

CAZ201-190345-
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.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
  LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 19 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-87 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-190345-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...46-54.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...77-87 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-190345-
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.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
  LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...66-81 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 19 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE
  LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...34-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
  LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...79-94 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-190345-
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.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
  LATE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY...66-81 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
  LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...76-91 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-190345-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
  LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...69-84 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
  RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-87 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-190345-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
  MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
  CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...68-83 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
  AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
  SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...77-92 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-190345-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
530 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES UNTIL
  LATE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
  RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...34-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...73-88 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

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

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

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY DECEMBER 23 THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER 27, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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