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
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTHEASTERN ZONES TODAY...

.DISCUSSION...
A BROAD UPPER TROUGH OVER THE NE PACIFIC WILL BRING A THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVER INTERIOR MOUNTAINS NEARLY EACH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THROUGH THE WEEK BEGINNING TODAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE TRINITY ALPS AND HORN LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. HOT TEMPERATURES AND LOW RH WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
INTERIOR FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WHILE LOW CLOUDS PLAGUE THE
COAST.

CAZ201-300200-
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.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
  AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-72 AT THE COAST...87-97 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT AT THE COAST...26-33 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND
  OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-62.
* MAX HUMIDITY...89-99 PERCENT AT THE COAST...75-85 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 13 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 MPH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...64-74 AT THE COAST...87-97 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...54-69 PERCENT AT THE COAST...19-27 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ202-300200-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
  SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...65-73 AT THE COAST...AROUND 91 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...57-68 PERCENT AT THE COAST...27 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...72-87 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...66-74 AT THE COAST...88-96 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...51-61 PERCENT AT THE COAST...22 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ203-204-300200-
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.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...91-101 VALLEYS...76-84 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-28 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...59-69.
* MAX HUMIDITY...76-86 PERCENT VALLEYS...59-74 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-102 VALLEYS...76-84 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-25 PERCENT VALLEYS...22-30 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ211-212-300200-
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.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-102 VALLEYS...83-93 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-28 PERCENT VALLEYS...18-26 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...58-68.
* MAX HUMIDITY...74-84 PERCENT VALLEYS...69-79 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 13 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...94-102 VALLEYS...83-93 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-24 PERCENT VALLEYS...15-23 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ276-300200-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SPRINKLES.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...91-101.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-23 PERCENT VALLEYS...11 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE
  EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-65 VALLEYS...69-77 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...65-80 PERCENT VALLEYS...45 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTH 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-103.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ283-300200-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...98-106 VALLEYS...93-101 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...13-16 PERCENT VALLEYS...15-20 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTH 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...56-65 VALLEYS...62-70 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...63-73 PERCENT VALLEYS...51-58 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...98-106 VALLEYS...94-102 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ277-300200-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
404 AM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SPRINKLES IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...100-108 VALLEYS...91-101 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...9 PERCENT VALLEYS...15-20 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1...THEN 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...61-71.
* MAX HUMIDITY...47-57 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
* LAL....2.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...101-109 VALLEYS...92-102 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...10-15 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 52 TO 60. HIGHS 66 TO
79. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 66 TO
79. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 51 TO 59. HIGHS 66 TO
79. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57 TO 67. HIGHS 90 TO
103 VALLEYS...86 TO 99 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 91 TO 104 VALLEYS...86 TO
99 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 56 TO 66. HIGHS 91 TO 104 VALLEYS...86 TO
99 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SUNDAY AUGUST 3 THROUGH THURSDAY AUGUST 7, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

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