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WORK DISCUSSION FOR SAN DIEGO FIRE WEATHER ECC DISPATCH FORECASTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
247 AM PDT SAT DEC 20 2014

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SUMMARY OF FWF DISCUSSIONS

Discussion from LAXFWFSGX


HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE CALIFORNIA COAST
THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING A WARMING TREND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BRING COOLING...HIGHER HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN
WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES AND SLOW WARMING.


Discussion from LAXFWFLOX


OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN WILL IMPACT AREAS NORTH OF SANTA BARBARA
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS ELSEWHERE.
OTHERWISE COOL CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY. A STRONG
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER CALIFORNIA NEXT
WEEK...WHILE MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW FORMS. THE STRONGEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...WHEN
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED OVER SANTA BARBARA COUNTY AND
THE I-5 CORRIDOR. THIS WILL BRING STEADILY WARMING AND DRYING
CONDITIONS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. BY TUESDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL BE WELL IN THE 70S TO LOWER 80S WITH HUMIDITIES INTO THE
TEENS. COOLER CONDITIONS EXPECTED AFTER THAT.


Discussion from SFOFWFHNX


A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA TONIGHT.
HOWEVER THE SYSTEM WILL BE WEAKENING AS IT PUSHES SOUTH OVER CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. HOWEVER
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS WILL BE LIGHT IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY
AND MAINLY NORTH OF THE SAN JOAQUIN RIVER AND UP TO A QUARTER OF
AN INCH IN THE SIERRA FOOTHILLS. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TOWARDS N
CA/NV WILL PROVIDE A MODERATE NORTH WIND FLOW RESULTING IN COOL
MOIST CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND. WIND FLOW WILL TURN OFFSHORE
MONDAY BRINGING A DRIER TREND OVER THE MOUNTAINS FOR EARLY NEXT
WEEK.


Discussion from RNOFWFVEF

A WEAK SYSTEM WILL PASS ACROSS THE AREA TODAY INTO
TONIGHT BRINGING ABUNDANT CLOUDS WITH IT. A FEW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SOUTHERN GREAT BASIN. AN AREA OF
HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO BUILD OFF OF CALIFORNIA SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY KEEPING THE AREA DRY AND MILD. A STORM SYSTEM SHOULD PASS IN
OR NEAR THE AREA BETWEEN CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY USHERING IN
A DROP IN TEMPERATURES FOR THE END OF NEXT WEEK.


Discussion from PHXFWFPSR


HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEKEND WITH
GRADUAL DRYING CONDITIONS AND MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM BACK TOWARD NORMAL TODAY AND THEN A COUPLE DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL ON SUNDAY. MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY
ELEVATED...MOSTLY ABOVE 35 PERCENT BOTH DAYS. WEAK FLOW ALOFT WILL
KEEP SURFACE WINDS ON THE LIGHT SIDE THROUGH SUNDAY.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.


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ECC033-202247-

DISCUSSION FOR ORANGE ECC DISPATCH
247 AM PDT SAT DEC 20 2014


HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE CALIFORNIA COAST
THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING A WARMING TREND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BRING COOLING...HIGHER HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN
WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES AND SLOW WARMING.

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ECC034-202247-

DISCUSSION FOR RIVERSIDE ECC DISPATCH
247 AM PDT SAT DEC 20 2014


HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE CALIFORNIA COAST
THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING A WARMING TREND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BRING COOLING...HIGHER HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN
WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES AND SLOW WARMING.

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ECC035-202247-

DISCUSSION FOR MONTE VISTA ECC DISPATCH
247 AM PDT SAT DEC 20 2014


HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE CALIFORNIA COAST
THROUGH TUESDAY BRINGING A WARMING TREND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE GREAT BASIN FOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST
WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES. A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS NEVADA AND CALIFORNIA FOR
CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BRING COOLING...HIGHER HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT BASIN
WILL BRING GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS FOR
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH LOWER HUMIDITIES AND SLOW WARMING.

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