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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northwest California
National Weather Service Eureka CA
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...Showers will gradually dissipate across the area
this morning. Another storm system will then approach the region
Friday and Saturday, resulting in the redevelopment of
showers. Cold air aloft will aid in snow levels falling to
1000 feet over Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, where locally
heavy snow will be possible Friday afternoon through Saturday
morning.




CAZ201-240215-
North Coast-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Slight
  chance of showers and snow showers through the day.
* MAX Temperature...42-51.
* Min Humidity...48-58 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         northwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...28-36.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph...shifting to the east
                         after midnight.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of
  snow showers in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...41-51.
* Min Humidity...57-72 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......East winds 5 mph...shifting to the west 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 to 6
                         mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ202-240215-
Coastal Mendocino-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MAX Temperature...46-54.
* Min Humidity...52-62 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...33-41.
* Max Humidity...88-98 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 to 9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy.
* MAX Temperature...46-54.
* Min Humidity...53-63 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to the
                         west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ203-204-240215-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Slight
  chance of snow showers through the day. Slight chance of showers
  in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...35-45.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming northwest 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow
  showers in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...19-28.
* Max Humidity...91-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Downslope/downvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of
  showers in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...35-45.
* Min Humidity...66-81 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming southwest 5
                         to 7 mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ211-212-240215-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
* MAX Temperature...37-47.
* Min Humidity...44-54 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in the
  evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...22-30.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 2
                         to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Slight
  chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
* MAX Temperature...38-48.
* Min Humidity...47-57 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 to 7
                         mph in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ276-240215-
Interior Mendocino-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* MAX Temperature...43-52.
* Min Humidity...42-52 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 6 to 11 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...27-35.
* Max Humidity...89-99 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 2
                         to 4 mph.
    RIDGES...............North winds 5 to 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* MAX Temperature...43-52.
* Min Humidity...44-54 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph...shifting to the west 5
                         to 8 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.


$$

CAZ283-240215-
Trinity-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
* MAX Temperature...33-43.
* Min Humidity...40-50 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...400 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Slight
  chance of snow showers in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...17-27.
* Max Humidity...85-97 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 1
                         to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* MAX Temperature...34-44.
* Min Humidity...46-56 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         southwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 mph
                         in the afternoon.


$$

CAZ277-240215-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
611 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* MAX Temperature...36-46.
* Min Humidity...35-45 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...20-29.
* Max Humidity...85-95 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...2300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Northwest winds 5 mph in the
                         evening...becoming downslope/downvalley 1
                         to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         evening...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* MAX Temperature...36-46.
* Min Humidity...34-44 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...1700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Light winds 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5
                         to 6 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Variable 2 to 4 mph...becoming west 5 mph
                         in the afternoon.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.SATURDAY...Showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around
50. South winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs around 50. East
winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows in the upper
30s. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
around 40. Highs in the lower 50s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the mid 50s.

...Northwest California Interior...
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers and showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers and showers likely.
Lows in the upper 20s. Highs around 40. East winds 5 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with snow showers and showers likely.
Lows around 30. Highs in the lower 40s. Winds generally less than
5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 40s.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the
upper 40s.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28 THROUGH SATURDAY MARCH 4, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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