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
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...The wet pattern continues across Norcal with rain
at times today. A more intense rain producing system arrives this
afternoon for another heavy dose of rain tonight into Wednesday
for all of Northern CA. Showers...heavy at time...will continue
through Wednesday.

CAZ201-220330-
North Coast-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...45-53.
* Min Humidity...77-87 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature...34-42.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the morning. Showers and snow showers likely through the day.
* MAX Temperature...42-50.
* Min Humidity...64-77 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 to 10 mph.


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CAZ202-220330-
Coastal Mendocino-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the morning, then chance of showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...69-79 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Chance of showers through the night.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* MAX Temperature...46-54.
* Min Humidity...61-71 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 to 10 mph.


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CAZ203-204-220330-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
  Showers and snow showers through the day. Slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...37-47.
* Min Humidity...79-92 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 13 to 21 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the evening.
  Showers likely through the night. Snow showers likely after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...25-35.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Snow showers and showers likely.
* MAX Temperature...33-43.
* Min Humidity...70-85 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.


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CAZ211-212-220330-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers, snow showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning, then showers, snow showers likely
  and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...40-50.
* Min Humidity...73-83 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening.
  Showers likely through the night. Chance of snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...29-37.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers and showers likely.
* MAX Temperature...37-47.
* Min Humidity...63-77 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ276-220330-
Interior Mendocino-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms
  in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...46-55.
* Min Humidity...71-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Min Temperature...33-41.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
* MAX Temperature...43-52.
* Min Humidity...57-70 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.


$$

CAZ283-220330-
Trinity-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers, snow showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning, then showers, snow showers likely
  and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...36-46.
* Min Humidity...67-79 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 11 to 16 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers.
* Min Temperature...23-32.
* Max Humidity...89-99 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely.
* MAX Temperature...32-42.
* Min Humidity...57-71 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.


$$

CAZ277-220330-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
356 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Showers, snow showers and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely with possible
  snow showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...38-48.
* Min Humidity...66-79 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers.
* Min Temperature...26-34.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 5 mph in the evening...becoming
                         light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers.
* MAX Temperature...36-46.
* Min Humidity...55-65 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 to 8 mph.


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.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs around 50.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

...Northwest California Interior...
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 40. Northwest winds
5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 40. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and showers
likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the lower 40s. Southeast
winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 40s.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26 THROUGH THURSDAY MARCH 2, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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