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
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...Showers will occur across the region through
Friday. In addition, snow levels are forecast to drop to
as low as 2500 feet Thursday night. This will yield
accumulating snow across interior mountains. Another round
of moderate rain is expected during Sunday.

CAZ201-190230-
North Coast-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...46-54.
* Min Humidity...73-88 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature...36-44.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature...42-50.
* Min Humidity...70-85 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ202-190230-
Coastal Mendocino-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...71-86 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
* Min Temperature...40-48.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of
  thunderstorms.
* Max Temperature...46-54.
* Min Humidity...65-80 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5
                         mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming southwest 5
                         mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ203-204-190230-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers and snow showers
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...38-48.
* Min Humidity...79-94 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 9 to 14 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and snow showers.
* Min Temperature...27-36.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Snow showers and showers.
* Max Temperature...33-43.
* Min Humidity...70-85 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-190230-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...41-51.
* Min Humidity...74-89 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to the
                         west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and snow showers.
* Min Temperature...30-38.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Snow showers and showers likely.
* Max Temperature...36-46.
* Min Humidity...69-84 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ276-190230-
Interior Mendocino-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...47-55.
* Min Humidity...75-90 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers likely.
* Min Temperature...35-43.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely.
* Max Temperature...42-50.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 mph
                         in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ283-190230-
Trinity-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers and snow showers
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...38-48.
* Min Humidity...71-86 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and snow showers in the evening, then snow
  showers and showers likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature...24-33.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature...31-41.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ277-190230-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
316 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature...41-51.
* Min Humidity...73-88 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Showers and snow showers in the evening, then
  showers and snow showers likely after midnight.
* Min Temperature...27-36.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers.
* Max Temperature...35-45.
* Min Humidity...63-78 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37 to 45.
Highs 47 to 55. North winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows 41 to 49. Highs 50 to 58. Southeast winds
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy with rain. Lows 41 to 49. Highs 49 to 57. East
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
39 to 47. Highs 50 to 58.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers. Lows 41 to 49. Highs 50 to 58.

...Northwest California Interior...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 25 to 35. Highs 37 to 50. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Lows 30 to 40. Highs 37 to 50. Southwest
winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Rain and snow. Lows 31 to 41. Highs 39 to 52. Southwest
winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 31 to 39. Highs 43 to 53.
.WEDNESDAY...Showers likely and snow. Lows 33 to 41. Highs 42 to
52.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY JANUARY 23 THROUGH SATURDAY JANUARY 27, 2018...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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