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
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will prolong dry weather through
Tues before a cold front brings wetting rain to the region Tuesday
night into Wednesday. Strong high pressure will return late in
the upcoming week for another prolonged dry period.

CAZ201-190215-
North Coast-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...51-59.
* Min Humidity...42-52 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......North winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 4
                         mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 to 7 mph in the
                         morning...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy
  fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...39-47.
* Max Humidity...88-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...51-66 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4300 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 10 to 18 mph.


$$

CAZ202-190215-
Coastal Mendocino-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...54-62.
* Min Humidity...55-70 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph...shifting to
                         the southwest 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...38-46.
* Max Humidity...90-100 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...53-61.
* Min Humidity...57-72 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 2200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 9 mph.


$$

CAZ203-204-190215-
Upper Smith-Lower Middle Klamath-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...49-57.
* Min Humidity...28-38 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph...becoming
                         west 5 mph in the afternoon.
    RIDGES...............East winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...36-44.
* Max Humidity...72-87 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 6000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature...46-55.
* Min Humidity...42-57 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...5900 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 14 to 22 mph.


$$

CAZ211-212-190215-
Hoopa-Van Duzen/Mad River-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...53-61.
* Min Humidity...32-42 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northeast winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
* Min Temperature...37-45.
* Max Humidity...76-91 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Patchy
  fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature...51-59.
* Min Humidity...32-42 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 5800 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 9 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 10 to 15 mph.


$$

CAZ276-190215-
Interior Mendocino-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature...57-65.
* Min Humidity...36-46 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 4
                         mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 mph in the
                         morning...becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...36-46.
* Max Humidity...84-99 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...55-63.
* Min Humidity...34-44 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 4000 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 9 mph.


$$

CAZ283-190215-
Trinity-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...52-60.
* Min Humidity...28-38 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...6700 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Northwest winds 5 mph...shifting to the
                         southwest in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...34-42.
* Max Humidity...73-88 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...6600 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...47-56.
* Min Humidity...29-39 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...6200 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 9 to 14 mph.


$$

CAZ277-190215-
W Mendocino NF/E Mendocino Unit-
558 AM PST Mon Dec 18 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature...55-63.
* Min Humidity...29-39 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Upslope/upvalley 1 to 3 mph.
    RIDGES...............Variable 1 to 3 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature...35-44.
* Max Humidity...77-92 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...Above 7100 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......Southeast winds 5 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature...51-59.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
* SNOW LEVEL...6500 feet.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
    RIDGES...............South winds 5 to 10 mph.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...Northwest California Coast...
.WEDNESDAY...Showers with small hail. Lows 38 to 46. Highs 49 to
57. Northwest winds 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32 to 40. Highs 49 to 57. North
winds 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 40. Highs 48 to 56. Northeast
winds 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 29 to 37. Highs 45 to 53.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27 to 35. Highs 45 to 53.

...Northwest California Interior...
.WEDNESDAY...Showers with small hail and snow showers. Lows 30 to
39. Highs 41 to 54. West winds 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23 to 33. Highs 42 to 55. North
winds 5 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26 to 34. Highs 42 to 53. Winds
generally less than 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 23 to 31. Highs 38 to 48.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 21 to 29. Highs 38 to 48.

.6 to 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY DECEMBER 23 THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27, 2017...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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