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
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT AND ASSOCIATED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS
CURRENTLY MOVING ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING. SHOWERS BEHIND IT
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE EVENING. LATE TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND A
WARM FRONT WILL BRING ADDITIONAL RAIN. LOOK FOR A DRYING TREND
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ201-200315-
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.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
  SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
  CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 19 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-200315-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...75-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                         LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...45-53.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 5
                         TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-200315-
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.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...79-94 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4600 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 21 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-200315-
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.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...74-89 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
  CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...45-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-200315-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...69-84 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...68-83 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-200315-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
  SHOWERS AND WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...76-91 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 5
                         MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-200315-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
442 AM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-43.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
  RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-72 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

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

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SUNDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN
THE MORNING. 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. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 24 THROUGH SUNDAY DECEMBER 28, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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