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
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL BRING LIGHT RAIN TO AREAS
NORTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO TODAY. BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT
IN A MOSTLY DRY WEEKEND BEFORE A STRONGER SYSTEM IMPACTS NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA WITH MORE WIDESPREAD RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW BY THE FIRST
HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

CAZ201-180300-
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.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61 AT THE COAST...60-70 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-82 PERCENT AT THE COAST...41-51 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 21 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 18
                         MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62 AT THE COAST...65-73 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-74 PERCENT AT THE COAST...37-46 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 17 MPH.

$$

CAZ202-180300-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64 AT THE COAST...65-73 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-75 PERCENT AT THE COAST...46 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 26 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 22 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 28 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64 AT THE COAST...65-73 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-72 PERCENT AT THE COAST...46 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 20 MPH.

$$

CAZ203-204-180300-
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.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-75 VALLEYS...47-55 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...41-56 PERCENT VALLEYS...59-71 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST 6
                         TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47 VALLEYS...32-40 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                         BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...72-80 VALLEYS...53-61 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-31 PERCENT VALLEYS...27-35 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

CAZ211-212-180300-
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.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
  OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-73 VALLEYS...54-64 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...38-48 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-49 VALLEYS...36-44 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         21 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-77 VALLEYS...58-68 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...24-34 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

CAZ276-180300-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY...38-48 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...90-100 PERCENT VALLEYS...78 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 22 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 23 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY...33-43 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 14 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

CAZ277-283-180300-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
522 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE
  MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-74 VALLEYS...59-69 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...29-39 PERCENT VALLEYS...35-45 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-43 VALLEYS...39-47 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........7100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 21 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-77 VALLEYS...62-72 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-26 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........7900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 3 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO
49. HIGHS 57 TO 65. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO 51. HIGHS
58 TO 66. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 43 TO
51. HIGHS 55 TO 63. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 38 TO
46. HIGHS 69 TO 77 VALLEYS...60 TO 73 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 47.
HIGHS 69 TO 77 VALLEYS...62 TO 75 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND COOLER WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
38 TO 46. HIGHS 62 TO 70 VALLEYS...54 TO 67 HIGHER TERRAIN. WEST
WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY APRIL 22 THROUGH SATURDAY APRIL 26, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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