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
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
TODAY. RAINS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA LATER THIS MORNING.
SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP THIS AFTERNOON WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW
POSSIBLE AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FT. COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO PERSIST FROM THURSDAY INTO NEXT WEEK.

CAZ201-250345-
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.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...47-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY...69-84 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 14 TO 22 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
  DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.


$$

CAZ202-250345-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...52-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY...77-92 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 10 TO 18 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH INCREASING TO
                         NORTHWEST 14 TO 22 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...38-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY...92-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...66-81 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 2200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.


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CAZ203-204-250345-
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.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...22-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-72 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........1900 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.


$$

CAZ211-212-250345-
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.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4400 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...25-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ276-250345-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...49-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY...71-86 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........ABOVE 4000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH INCREASING TO
                         NORTHWEST 15 TO 23 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE
  OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...31-39.
* MAX HUMIDITY...93-100 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........3200 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY...56-71 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ283-250345-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY...52-67 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........4700 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 18 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS .
* MIN TEMPERATURE...19-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2300 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...33-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-72 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2000 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.


$$

CAZ277-250345-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
546 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-72 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........5500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                         NORTHWEST 14 TO 22 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
  CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY...95 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2800 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY...56-71 PERCENT.
* SNOW LEVEL........2500 FEET.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
50S. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. WINDS GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY DECEMBER 29 THROUGH FRIDAY JANUARY 2, 2015...
FOR NW CALIF...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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