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
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING DOWN FROM THE NORTH WILL BRING
LIGHT RAIN...COOLER TEMPERATURES AND MOUNTAIN SNOW LATE TODAY
THROUGH SATURDAY TO AREAS MAINLY NORTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO. DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS A BRIEF RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN. THIS WILL LIKELY BRING GUSTY EAST WINDS OVER THE
COASTAL RIDGES SUNDAY MORNING. ANOTHER SYSTEM BRINGS LIGHT RAIN MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

CAZ201-270315-
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.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY...47-62 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...67-82 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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CAZ202-270315-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...58-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY...48-58 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...45-53.
* MAX HUMIDITY...88-98 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-83 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-270315-
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.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY...44-54 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...67-82 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


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CAZ211-212-270315-
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.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY...37-47 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...83-96 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-85 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.


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CAZ276-270315-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...59-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-38 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...85-95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...59-74 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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CAZ283-270315-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...36-46 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........6300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
  SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-43.
* MAX HUMIDITY...82-96 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........6200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-72 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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CAZ277-270315-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
500 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY...24-34 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........7000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...77-92 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........6700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...54-69 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4600 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER
40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY MARCH 3 THROUGH SATURDAY MARCH 7, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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