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
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. A
QUICK SHOT OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS THE
NORTH AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD AIR
WILL SPILL INTO THE AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK...WITH
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES THUS FAR EXPECTED.

CAZ201-280300-
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.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...48-58 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                         UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...34-42.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-77 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


$$

CAZ202-280300-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...47-57 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY...87-97 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...63-74 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ203-204-280300-
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.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...38-48 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN
  THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...27-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY...85-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY...66-81 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTH 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


$$

CAZ211-212-280300-
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.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...43-53 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...29-37.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-77 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5
                         TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-280300-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...41-51 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY...87-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...58-73 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-280300-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-38 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...25-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY...88-98 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY...54-69 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-280300-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
422 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...33-43 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...27-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...50-65 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS
AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY
FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY JANUARY 1 THROUGH MONDAY JANUARY 5, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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