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
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY. A
QUICK SHOT OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT ACROSS
THE NORTH AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES. A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD
AIR WILL SPILL INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT FOR TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

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.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...51-61 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...30-38.
* MAX HUMIDITY...83-96 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...43-53 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-270315-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...51-66 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...32-40.
* MAX HUMIDITY...78-93 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         EAST 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...36-46 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 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.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY...38-48 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...25-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY...76-90 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...34-44 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                         UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.


$$

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.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...45-55 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...26-34.
* MAX HUMIDITY...81-96 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY...42-52 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         MORNING...BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4
                         MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.


$$

CAZ276-270315-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...41-51 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...28-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY...74-89 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...27-37 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-270315-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...42-52 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...22-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY...74-89 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-33 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.


$$

CAZ277-270315-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
403 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...35-45 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3100 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...24-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY...78-93 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...29-39 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MORNING SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 50S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.NEW YEARS DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS
AROUND 50.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31 THROUGH SUNDAY
JANUARY 4, 2015...FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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