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
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NW CA THIS AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING PERIODS
OF RAIN SHOWERS TO NORTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA TODAY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY RIDGETOP WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AS THE TROUGH SHIFTS OVER CALIFORNIA. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL QUICKLY DISSIPATE TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS RAPIDLY BEHIND THE TROUGH. THEN...WARM AND DRY WEATHER
WILL RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND IN ADDITION TO OFFSHORE FLOW.


CAZ201-190130-
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.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY...49-64 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...74-84.
* MIN HUMIDITY...32-42 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ202-190130-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-77 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...70-80.
* MIN HUMIDITY...42-52 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ203-204-190130-
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.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY...43-53 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MAX HUMIDITY...76-91 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY...21-29 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ211-212-190130-
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.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-81.
* MIN HUMIDITY...44-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-59.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-93 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ276-190130-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-79.
* MIN HUMIDITY...53-68 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...50-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-98 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTH 5 MPH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY...26-36 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ283-190130-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY...44-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-56.
* MAX HUMIDITY...76-91 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5
                         TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...79-89.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ277-190130-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
454 AM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY...48-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-56.
* MAX HUMIDITY...78-93 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5
                         MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2...THEN 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-90.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS
AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE
MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS IN
THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 THROUGH SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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