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
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014


.DISCUSSION...
RAIN SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW AS ANOTHER COLD
FRONT SLIDES ACROSS THE REGION ON THURSDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL
AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH INTRODUCES A COLDER AIRMASS ACROSS THE
REGION. THE PRESENCE OF THIS COLDER AND MORE UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL
RESULT IN A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON FRIDAY. DRY WEATHER
WILL RETURN LATE THIS WEEK AS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.

CAZ201-241330-
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.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         17 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         23 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT AT THE COAST...69-81 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 24 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...80 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT AT THE COAST...49-58 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ202-241330-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...93-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...53-61 AT THE COAST...58-66 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT AT THE COAST...67 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...41-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...93-100 PERCENT.
* 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.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...40 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...50-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...69-79 PERCENT AT THE COAST...53 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ203-204-241330-
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.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...43-51 VALLEYS...32-40 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         17 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 29 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...80 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64 VALLEYS...39-47 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT VALLEYS...84-94 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 32 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...80 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-48 VALLEYS...27-35 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...90 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60 VALLEYS...33-42 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT VALLEYS...75-89 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ211-212-241330-
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.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...40-51.
* MAX HUMIDITY...87-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...57-65 VALLEYS...49-57 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...68-78 PERCENT VALLEYS...74-89 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...42-50 VALLEYS...35-43 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91 PERCENT VALLEYS...95 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...80 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
  OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60 VALLEYS...43-51 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...50-57 PERCENT VALLEYS...53-68 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ276-241330-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT VALLEYS...86 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY...58-70 PERCENT VALLEYS...52 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...20 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
  LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...39-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...40 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY...52-59 PERCENT VALLEYS...45 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
                         TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ277-283-241330-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
312 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...36-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...88-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...10 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...56-64 VALLEYS...51-61 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...52-67 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 17 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...30 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
  LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...33-44.
* MAX HUMIDITY...91-100 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 17
                         MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...60 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...48-56 VALLEYS...42-52 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...41-51 PERCENT VALLEYS...53-68 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...50 PERCENT.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 47.
HIGHS 51 TO 59. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 50.
HIGHS 56 TO 64. SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 44 TO 52.
HIGHS 59 TO 67. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 39. HIGHS 49 TO 57 VALLEYS...41 TO 54 HIGHER
TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW.
LOWS 33 TO 43. HIGHS 60 TO 68 VALLEYS...49 TO 62 HIGHER TERRAIN.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
37 TO 46. HIGHS 69 TO 77 VALLEYS...60 TO 73 HIGHER TERRAIN.
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY APRIL 29 THROUGH SATURDAY MAY 3, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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