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
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...Mostly dry conditions are expected today
as a weak area of high pressure passes through the
region. The next storm system will bring increasing
southerly winds to the region on Tuesday with rain
slowly spreading from the northwest to the southeast.
Widespread rain is then expected for Wednesday with
colder and wet weather continuing into Thursday.


CAZ201-230215-
North Coast-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...47-55.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain.
* Max Temperature...49-59.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 11 to 16 mph.


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CAZ202-230215-
Coastal Mendocino-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...49-57.
* Min Humidity...69-84 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...40-48.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph...shifting to
                         the southeast after midnight.
    RIDGES...............East winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ203-204-230215-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature...40-50.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...29-38.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Snow likely in the morning. Rain through the day.
* Max Temperature...41-50.
* Min Humidity...44-54 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 10 to 18 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-230215-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...43-52.
* Min Humidity...63-76 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...33-41.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain through the day.
* Max Temperature...44-52.
* Min Humidity...58-73 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 7 to 12 mph.


$$

CAZ276-230215-
Interior Mendocino-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature...47-55.
* Min Humidity...68-83 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...36-44.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming southeast 5
                         mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...48-56.
* Min Humidity...69-84 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ283-230215-
Trinity-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
  chance of showers in the morning, then slight chance of snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...37-47.
* Min Humidity...61-76 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...27-35.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming east 5
                         mph after midnight.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming south 5 mph
                         after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and slight chance of
  rain through the day.
* Max Temperature...38-48.
* Min Humidity...44-59 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.


$$

CAZ277-230215-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
345 AM PST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature...41-51.
* Min Humidity...64-79 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...31-39.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...42-52. Rain can be expected much of the day Sunday, and
may be heavy at times. Strong winds can also be expected in high
elevations. Areas of Trinity county are expected to see
significant snow accumulations above roughly 2500 feet in
elevation Sunday as well. Mostly dry conditions are expected
Monday, but more rain is expected Tuesday through Thursday.
* Min Humidity...34-44 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         south 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain. Lows 45 to 53. Highs 49 to 57. South winds
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Showers with small hail. Lows 39 to 47. Highs 44 to
52. Southwest winds 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 36 to 44.
Highs 48 to 56. North winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely. Lows 40 to 48. Highs
53 to 61.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 42 to 50. Highs
52 to 60.

...Northwest California Interior...
.WEDNESDAY...Rain and snow. Lows 36 to 45. Highs 40 to 51. South
winds 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Snow showers and showers with small hail. Lows 26 to
36. Highs 32 to 45. Southwest winds 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers and showers.
Lows 24 to 34. Highs 38 to 51. West winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow likely. Lows 32 to
40. Highs 44 to 54.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain. Lows 36 to
44. Highs 47 to 57.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY JANUARY 27 THROUGH WEDNESDAY JANUARY 31, 2018...
FOR NW CALIF...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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