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
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER TODAY FOLLOWED
BY ANOTHER SHOT OF LIGHT RAIN ALONG THE REDWOOD COAST ON SATURDAY.
A STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA WITH
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.

CAZ201-190245-
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.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63 AT THE COAST...66-75 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...58-72 PERCENT AT THE COAST...28-36 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...37-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         13 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 3 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62 AT THE COAST...61-69 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...53-68 PERCENT AT THE COAST...36-46 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

$$

CAZ202-190245-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...DECREASING CLOUDINESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...55-63 AT THE COAST...65-73 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...62-72 PERCENT AT THE COAST...40 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...54-62 AT THE COAST...62-70 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-74 PERCENT AT THE COAST...42 PERCENT INLAND.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

$$

CAZ203-204-190245-
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.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...73-81 VALLEYS...56-64 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...21-29 PERCENT VALLEYS...26-34 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-47 VALLEYS...35-43 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT VALLEYS...74-89 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 3 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...67-75 VALLEYS...49-57 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-31 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 6000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 22 MPH.

$$

CAZ211-212-190245-
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.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PATCHY VALLEY FOG IN THE MORNING...OTHERWISE MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-79 VALLEYS...60-70 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-28 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         15 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...79-94 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 3 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-74 VALLEYS...55-65 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 5800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 9
                         MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 14 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.

$$

CAZ276-190245-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY...29-39 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-99 PERCENT VALLEYS...74 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY...30-35 PERCENT VALLEYS...21 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

$$

CAZ277-283-190245-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
439 AM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PATCHY VALLEY FOG IN THE MORNING...OTHERWISE SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...71-79 VALLEYS...62-72 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15-23 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........7800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...35-43 VALLEYS...40-48 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...88-98 PERCENT VALLEYS...76-91 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 3 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...67-75 VALLEYS...60-70 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-23 PERCENT VALLEYS...19-27 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 8000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.

$$

.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS 41 TO 49. HIGHS 57 TO 65. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 41 TO
49. HIGHS 56 TO 64. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 41 TO 49. HIGHS 53 TO 61. WEST
WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO
44. HIGHS 64 TO 77. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY AND COOLER WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
38 TO 46. HIGHS 65 TO 73 VALLEYS...56 TO 69 HIGHER TERRAIN. WEST
WINDS 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY AND MUCH COOLER WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 51 TO 59 VALLEYS...44 TO
57 HIGHER TERRAIN. WEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY APRIL 23 THROUGH SUNDAY APRIL 27, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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