Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT RAIN OVER THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS WILL TAPER OFF TODAY
AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS ACROSS THE REGION. A BRIEF DRY PERIOD WILL
BE OBSERVED ON TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER RAIN PRODUCING FRONT ON
WEDNESDAY.

CAZ201-231415-
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.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY...54-69 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1
                         TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...66-81 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-231415-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...45-53.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...58-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...44-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
  LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...75-90 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ203-204-231415-
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.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...82-97 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...60-75 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-231415-
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.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...36-46 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...56-71 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-231415-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY...51-66 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
  LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-231415-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-38 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. RAIN THROUGH
  THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY...51-66 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........6900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 7
                         TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-231415-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
218 PM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...58-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY...33-43 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...48-63 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE MID
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SUNDAY DECEMBER 28 THROUGH THURSDAY JANUARY 1, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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