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
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. LIGHT
RAINS ARE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY PRIMARILY NORTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO
AS A FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. MORE RAINS ARE POSSIBLE EARLY
NEXT WEEK AS WELL AS SOME MOUNTAIN SNOWS.

CAZ201-170315-
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.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62 AT THE COAST...62-71 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-72 PERCENT AT THE COAST...32-42 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         22 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         29 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 22
                         MPH IN THE EVENING.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61 AT THE COAST...60-70 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...72-82 PERCENT AT THE COAST...42-52 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 20 MPH.

$$

CAZ202-170315-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-65 AT THE COAST...68-76 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...58-68 PERCENT AT THE COAST...34 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         22 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 26 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
                         28 MPH IN THE EVENING.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-65 AT THE COAST...AROUND 71 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-72 PERCENT AT THE COAST...41 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 22 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 25 MPH.

$$

CAZ203-204-170315-
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.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-79 VALLEYS...53-61 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...31-41 PERCENT VALLEYS...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT VALLEYS...74-89 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 13 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-72 VALLEYS...49-57 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...47-62 PERCENT VALLEYS...45-55 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST 6 TO 11 MPH.

$$

CAZ211-212-170315-
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.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...69-77 VALLEYS...58-68 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-40 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...82-97 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 6 TO 11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-72 VALLEYS...54-64 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...38-48 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 16
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.

$$

CAZ276-170315-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...68-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY...31-37 PERCENT VALLEYS...25 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT VALLEYS...63 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY...41-48 PERCENT VALLEYS...34 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 22 MPH.

$$

CAZ277-283-170315-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
520 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-28 PERCENT VALLEYS...24-32 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         16 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-45 VALLEYS...42-50 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT VALLEYS...80-95 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-74 VALLEYS...58-68 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...29-39 PERCENT VALLEYS...36-46 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 50. HIGHS
58 TO 66. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 42 TO 50. HIGHS 57 TO 65.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43 TO 51. HIGHS 57 TO 65. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 44.
HIGHS 68 TO 76 VALLEYS...59 TO 72 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTH WINDS
5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38 TO 46. HIGHS 70 TO
78 VALLEYS...61 TO 74 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 39 TO 47. HIGHS 70 TO 78 VALLEYS...
63 TO 76 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY APRIL 21 THROUGH FRIDAY APRIL 25, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

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