Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area and
Central California Coast
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

NOTE: THIS IS A RETRANSMISSION OF YESTERDAYS AFTERNOON FORECAST... IT IS NOT
AN UPDATE. THE FORECAST IS ISSUED ONCE DAILY BY 330 PM IN THE LOW SEASON

.DISCUSSION...A cool and unsettled weather pattern will continue
through the end of the week. There is a chance of showers
Thursday and Thursday evening, along with a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Snow levels will drop as low as 1800 feet by late
Thursday. In addition, blustery conditions will develop on
Thursday with northwest winds expected to gust as high as 45 mph
along the coast and in the hills. Clearing is expected by late
Thursday night and winds will diminish. Expect a couple of cold
nights Thursday night and Friday night with temperatures dropping
a bit below freezing in the coldest valleys. Dry and slightly
warmer weather is forecast for the weekend. A cold and
potentially wetter system is forecast to move in from the north
next Monday.


Note : All winds are 20-foot Winds Unless otherwise specified.
Thunderstorms imply strong, gusty and erratic winds.

$$

CAZ006-505-508-509-529-222230-
San Francisco-
Coastal North Bay...Including Point Reyes National Seashore-
San Francisco Bay Shoreline-San Francisco Peninsula Coast-
Northern Monterey Bay-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....50-58.
* Min humidity........45-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
  45 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.
* Marine layer........None.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Slight chance of showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.....34-42.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with early
  evening gusts to 40 mph. Winds decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after
  midnight.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....51-58.
* Min humidity........35-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the
mid 30s to mid 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in
the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the mid and upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the
upper 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the 50s to lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. West winds 5 to 15
mph. Lows in the 40s. Highs in the 50s.

$$

CAZ530-222230-
Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy. A
  chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....52-57.
* Min humidity........45-60 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10
  to 20 mph in the afternoon with gusts to 40 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.
* Marine layer........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of evening showers.
* Min temperature.....32-39.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with evening
  gusts to 40 mph. Winds decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....52-57.
* Min humidity........30-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
30s to lower 40s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in
the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the mid
30s to mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower
60s.

$$

CAZ506-510-513-222230-
North Bay Interior Valleys-East Bay Interior Valleys-
Santa Clara Valley...including San Jose-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
  chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....51-57.
* Min humidity........35-55 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with afternoon
  gusts to 25 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.
* Marine layer........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.....29-36.
* Max humidity........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....52-57.
* Min humidity........20-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s to upper 30s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s to upper 30s. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. Lows in
the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. West winds 5 to
15 mph. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the 50s.

$$

CAZ516-528-222230-
Southern Salinas Valley...Arroyo Seco...and Lake San Antonio-
Northern Salinas Valley...Hollister Valley...and Carmel Valley-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
  Slight chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....52-57.
* Min humidity........35-50 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10
  to 20 mph in the afternoon with gusts to 35 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.
* Marine layer........None.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
  evening.
* Min temperature.....28-34.
* Max humidity........90-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with evening
  gusts to 35 mph.
* CWR.................30%.
* LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....53-58.
* Min humidity........20-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
mid 20s to mid 30s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in
the mid 20s to mid 30s. Highs in the mid 50s to lower 60s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. North winds up to 10 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s to upper 30s. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. West winds
5 to 15 mph. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the mid 50s
to mid 60s.

$$

CAZ507-222230-
North Bay Mountains-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow
  showers, and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....42-53.
* Min humidity........45-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to
      around 45 mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.
* Marine layer........None.
* Freezing level......1600 ft asl.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Slight chance of rain and snow showers in the evening.
* Min temperature.....26-34.
* Max humidity........70-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing
      to around 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph in the
      evening with gusts up to 40 mph. Winds decreasing to 5 to 10
      mph after midnight.
* CWR.................10%.
* LAL.................2.
* Freezing level......1500 ft asl.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....47-56.
* Min humidity........20-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 5 to 15 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
      30 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.
* Freezing level......2000 ft asl.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows
in the upper 20s to upper 30s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in
the upper 20s to upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
30s to lower 40s. Highs in the 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow showers.
Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
Highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s.

$$

CAZ511-222230-
East Bay Hills and Diablo Range-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow
  showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....42-52.
* Min humidity........40-60 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...West winds 5 to 15 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 45
      mph.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.
* Marine layer........None.
* Freezing level......2300 ft asl lowering to 2000 ft late in the
  day.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of rain and snow showers during the evening with a slight
  chance of thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....27-37.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing
      to around 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
      to around 40 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................2.
* Freezing level......1800 ft asl.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....42-52.
* Min humidity........20-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
      mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.
* Freezing level......2000 ft asl.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s to upper 30s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s to upper 30s. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds up to 10 mph. Lows in
the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. West winds 5 to
15 mph. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the upper 40s to
mid 50s.

$$

CAZ512-222230-
Santa Cruz Mountains-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....47-55.
* Min humidity........45-65 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts
      to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.
* Marine layer........None.
* Freezing level......2500 ft asl lowering to 2000 ft asl.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance of rain and snow showers during the evening.
* Min temperature.....28-37.
* Max humidity........80-95 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph decreasing
      to around 5 mph after midnight.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph during the
      evening with gusts up to 35 mph. Winds decreasing to 5 to 10
      mph after midnight.
* CWR.................20%.
* LAL.................1.
* Freezing level......2000 ft asl.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....48-56.
* Min humidity........25-40 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 5 to 10 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
      around 20 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.
* Freezing level......2000 ft asl.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
upper 20s and 30s.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 125 mph. Lows in
the upper 20s and 30s. Highs in the upper 40s to mid 50s.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the
30s to lower 40s. Highs in the 50s.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Northwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Lows in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Highs in the upper 40s to
mid 50s.

$$

CAZ517-518-222230-
Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest-
Mountains of San Benito and Interior Monterey County including
Pinnacles National Park-
337 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018


.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
  Chance of rain and snow showers, mainly in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....44-54.
* Min humidity........40-60 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing
      to 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon with gusts to 40 mph.
* CWR.................30%.
* LAL.................1.
* Marine layer........None.
* Freezing level......3000 ft asl lowering to 2500 ft asl.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
  Chance rain and snow showers in the evening with a slight chance
  of thunderstorms.
* Min temperature.....26-37.
* Max humidity........80-100 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to
      the north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph shifting
      to the north 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Evening gusts to 40
      mph.
* CWR.................30%.
* LAL.................2.
* Freezing level......2000 ft asl.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....47-55.
* Min humidity........20-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts
      to around 25 mph.
* CWR.................0%.
* LAL.................1.
* Freezing level......2500 ft asl.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the mid
20s to upper 30s.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in
the mid 20s to upper 30s. Highs in the mid 40s to upper 50s.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the upper
20s and 30s. Highs in the upper 40s and 50s.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph. Lows in the 30s to lower 40s. Highs in the
upper 40s to mid 50s.

$$


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