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
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Gusty winds and low RH through tonight...

.DISCUSSION...Gusty north-northeast winds will continue today
with low afternoon humidity across mid and upper slopes. High
pressure will prolong dry weather over the next several days
before a cold front brings a chance for rain Tuesday night into
Wednesday. Strong high pressure will return late in the upcoming
week.

CAZ201-170230-
North Coast-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...49-57.
* Min Humidity...38-48 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 10 to 18 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...34-42.
* Max Humidity...82-97 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 9 to 14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny. Patchy fog in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...36-46 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 10 to 15 mph.


$$

CAZ202-170230-
Coastal Mendocino-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...34-44 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 9 to 14 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 11 to 16 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...37-45.
* Max Humidity...82-97 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 10 to 15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...55-63.
* Min Humidity...36-46 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 8 to 13 mph.


$$

CAZ203-204-170230-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...42-52.
* Min Humidity...30-40 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 9 to 14 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...32-40.
* Max Humidity...84-99 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...49-57.
* Min Humidity...41-51 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-170230-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...47-55.
* Min Humidity...26-36 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 8 to 13 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...32-40.
* Max Humidity...78-93 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 6 to 11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny. Patchy fog in
  the morning.
* Max Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...34-44 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 7 to 12 mph.


$$

CAZ276-170230-
Interior Mendocino-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Gusty winds and low RH through tonight...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...52-62.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 10 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...33-43.
* Max Humidity...73-88 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 9 to 14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...57-65.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 7 to 12 mph.


$$

CAZ283-170230-
Trinity-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...41-51.
* Min Humidity...24-34 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 7 to 12 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...30-38.
* Max Humidity...74-89 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 6 to 11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature...49-57.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 8 to 13 mph.


$$

CAZ277-170230-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
248 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...Gusty winds and low RH through tonight...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...46-56.
* Min Humidity...15-23 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature...33-43.
* Max Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* Max Temperature...53-63.
* Min Humidity...23-33 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northeast winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 10 to 18 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 39 to 47. Highs 53 to
61. North winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Patchy fog. Lows 39 to
47. Highs 54 to 62. East winds 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain. Lows 38 to 46.
Highs 49 to 57. West winds 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 33 to 42. Highs 52 to 60.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows 36 to 44. Highs 52 to
60.

...Northwest California Interior...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 34 to 43. Highs 53 to 62. North
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 43. Highs 48 to 60. Winds
generally less than 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain likely and chance of snow
showers. Lows 30 to 39. Highs 41 to 54. West winds 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24 to 34. Highs 47 to 57.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 49 to 59.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY DECEMBER 21 THROUGH MONDAY DECEMBER 25, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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