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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...Widespread rainfall will continue today, ahead of an
approaching cold front, with gusty winds possible along and west
of the coastal ridges through this morning. Precipitation will
become more showery by tonight. A brief break is the rainy pattern
is expected Saturday evening and overnight, before another storm
system brings additional widespread rainfall, with gusty winds
likely along the coast, in the Sunday through Monday time frame.
Tuesday looks to be dry, before more wet weather returns by
Wednesday.

CAZ201-250115-
North Coast-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers likely in the
  afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...74-85 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 11 to 19 mph decreasing to 5
                         to 8 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
  the evening. Chance of showers through the night.
* Min Temperature...40-48.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph in the
                         evening...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
* MaX Temperature...48-57.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5
                         mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 mph.


$$

CAZ202-250115-
Coastal Mendocino-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...77-87 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 11 to 19 mph decreasing to 5
                         to 9 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Chance
  of showers in the evening, then slight chance of showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...41-49.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...53-61.
* Min Humidity...60-74 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 6 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         west 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ203-204-250115-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers likely and snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...44-54.
* Min Humidity...69-84 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 12 to 20 mph decreasing to 5
                         to 9 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of
  thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and snow
  showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...33-42.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of snow
  showers.
* MaX Temperature...44-54.
* Min Humidity...67-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-250115-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...44-54.
* Min Humidity...64-79 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 11 to 19 mph decreasing to 5
                         to 7 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Min Temperature...34-43.
* Max Humidity...92-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
  showers through the day. Slight chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...45-55.
* Min Humidity...62-77 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         southwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph...becoming southwest 5
                         mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ276-250115-
Interior Mendocino-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...50-58.
* Min Humidity...71-82 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 8 to 13 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening,
  then slight chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
* Max Humidity...93-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......West winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...51-60.
* Min Humidity...52-67 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph...shifting to the west 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 mph...shifting to the west
                         in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ283-250115-
Trinity-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain and snow in the morning, then showers and snow
  showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...39-49.
* Min Humidity...68-83 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 8 to 13 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely in
  the evening, then chance of showers and snow showers after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature...29-37.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 mph in the
                         evening...becoming light winds 2 to 4 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
  showers.
* MaX Temperature...42-52.
* Min Humidity...56-70 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...3800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.


$$

CAZ277-250115-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
257 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Rain in the morning, then showers in the afternoon.
* MaX Temperature...42-52.
* Min Humidity...62-77 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 6 to 11 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 10 to 15 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then
  chance of showers and snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature...30-40.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............West winds 5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* MaX Temperature...44-54.
* Min Humidity...52-62 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         west 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.SUNDAY...Rain. Lows 41 to 49. Highs 51 to 59. South winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers. Lows 42 to 50. Highs 52 to 60. West winds
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
40 to 48. Highs 55 to 63. North winds 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 42 to 50.
Highs 56 to 64.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
40 to 48. Highs 53 to 61.

...Northwest California Interior...
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Lows 33 to 42. Highs 41 to 54. South
winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Showers and snow showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 44 to
57. West winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
32 to 40. Highs 52 to 65. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37 to 45.
Highs 54 to 64.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
snow showers. Lows 32 to 41. Highs 48 to 58.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY MARCH 29 THROUGH SUNDAY APRIL 2, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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