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
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

...Gusty east and northeast winds with poor RH recoveries for the upper
slopes and ridges above 2500 feet tonight north of route 36...

.DISCUSSION...Upper level ridging and associated subsidence will
build over the region today promoting warmer temperatures and lower
daytime humidities through the end of the week. Light to moderate
easterly flow this morning over the exposed upper slopes and ridges will
ease up by early afternoon, then kick back in tonight. The moderate
offshore wind flow tonight coupled with a warmer air mass will result in
another night of poor humidity recoveries for exposed elevations
above about 2500 feet north of route 36.

An upper level trough will approach this weekend and temperatures will
likely level off or trend downward slightly as a more pronounced
marine layer develops. The westerly flow aloft with this trough
will most likely keep the threat for thunderstorms east of the
forecast area through the weekend. The forecast becomes more
complex early next week as a cut-off low develops offshore. We may
be in store for another round of wet thunderstorms and showers
on Tuesday and Wednesday.

CAZ201-170200-
North Coast-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...77-87.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......North winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...53-61.
* Max Humidity...72-87 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to
                         the northeast after midnight.
    Ridges...............Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph...shifting to
                         the northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning.
* Max Temperature...78-88.
* Min Humidity...32-42 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph...shifting to
                         the northwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ202-170200-
Coastal Mendocino-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy
  fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...71-81.
* Min Humidity...41-51 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    Ridges...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming southwest 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy
  fog.
* Min Temperature...51-59.
* Max Humidity...81-96 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............West winds 5 to 6 mph in the
                         evening...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy
  fog.
* Max Temperature...74-84.
* Min Humidity...42-52 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         southwest 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming southwest 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ203-204-170200-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy smoke through the day.
* Max Temperature...86-96.
* Min Humidity...15-23 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear. Patchy smoke.
* Min Temperature...56-64.
* Max Humidity...50-60 percent except 25-35 percent
 above 2500-3500 feet.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy smoke through the day.
* Max Temperature...86-96.
* Min Humidity...16-24 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ211-212-170200-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...84-94.
* Min Humidity...21-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......East winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5-15 mph...shifting to the
                         north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear. Patchy smoke.
* Min Temperature...56-64.
* Max Humidity...56-71 percent except 30 to 40 percent above
 2500-3500 feet.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to
                         the northeast 5 mph after midnight.
    Ridges...............Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph...shifting to
                         the northeast 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning.
* Max Temperature...85-95.
* Min Humidity...21-29 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......East winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............East winds 5 to 8 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ276-170200-
Interior Mendocino-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...84-94.
* Min Humidity...26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 mph
                         in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...54-64.
* Max Humidity...67-82 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 6 mph...shifting to the
                         north 5 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...86-96.
* Min Humidity...26-36 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph...becoming
                         west 5 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 mph
                         in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ283-170200-
Trinity-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...85-95.
* Min Humidity...15-23 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         north 5 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...56-64.
* Max Humidity...48-58 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to
                         the northeast 5 mph after midnight.
    Ridges...............North winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...89-99.
* Min Humidity...16-24 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Northeast winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 4
                         mph.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$

CAZ277-170200-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
354 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...84-94.
* Min Humidity...23-31 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         west 5 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...59-68.
* Max Humidity...51-61 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......West winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
    Ridges...............Northwest winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northeast 5 to 6 mph after midnight.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...86-96.
* Min Humidity...23-31 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds...
    Valleys/Slopes.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         west 5 mph in the afternoon.
    Ridges...............Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph...shifting to
                         the west 5 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....1.
* Chc of Wetting Rain...0 percent.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 50 to 58. Highs 66 to
79. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 50 to 58. Highs 65 to
78. North winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 50 to 58. Highs 65 to
75. North winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 49 to 57. Highs 66 to
76.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 49 to 57. Highs 66 to
76.

...Northwest California Interior...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy smoke after midnight. Lows 57 to
65. Highs 92 to 105. North winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 57 to 65. Highs 91 to 104. North
winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 90 to 103. Northeast
winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 85 to 95.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 83 to 93.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Monday August 21 THROUGH Friday August 25, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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