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
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.DISCUSSION...DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER THE REGION. A WEEK WEATHER SYSTEM
LOOKS TO BRING LIGHT RAIN TO THE NORTHERN DISTRICTS ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY. FOLLOWED BY BREAK IN THE WEATHER ON WEDNESDAY. CONFIDENCE
IS GROWING ON A CHANGE IN THE PATTERN BEGINNING FRIDAY...AS EXTENDED
FORECAST MODELS COME INTO AGREEMENT ON A VERY WET PATTERN SETTING
FOR NEXT WEEKEND.

CAZ201-010215-
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.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-20 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTH 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...74-89 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...58-68.
* MIN HUMIDITY...22-32 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-010215-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY...33-43 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY...44-54 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-010215-
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.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-20 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY...24-34 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-010215-
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.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-17 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5 MPH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15-23 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-010215-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-25 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...73-88 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-010215-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...61-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY...8-16 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-67.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-20 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-010215-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
329 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-73.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9-17 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTH 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1
                         TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-18 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.MONDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.FRIDAY...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5 THROUGH MONDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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