Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS66 KEKA 252143
AFDEKA

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
143 PM PST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS TO NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA THIS WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE WEATHER
PATTERN THIS WEEK. PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS INTERIOR
VALLEYS OVER THE NEXT FEW EVENINGS BUT SHOULD DISSIPATE BY THE
LATE MORNING HOURS. THE RIDGE MIGHT WEAKEN SOME BY THE MIDDLE OF
THIS WEEK AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH APPROACHES THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST. THIS IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CUT OFF LOW NEAR SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA COULD BRING A FEW SPRINKLES OR VERY LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
TO THE INTERIOR ON TUESDAY. BUT QPF WILL BE LITTLE, IF ANY DUE TO
THE LACK OF MOISTURE. OTHERWISE, DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST LATE IN
THE WEEK AS RIDGING SHIFTS BACK OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. WENT
WITH THE CONSMODEL FOR MOST OF THE GRIDS.

&&

.AVIATION...VFR CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE AT KCEC, KACV AND KUKI
THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH LIGHT WINDS. VFR TO MVFR CONDITIONS WILL
PREVAIL AT KCEC, KACV AND UKI OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHT WINDS TO CALM
CONDITIONS OCCURRING.

&&

.MARINE...A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE ENTRENCHED ACROSS THE REGION WILL
MAINTAIN LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ACROSS THE WATERS THIS WEEK.
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WATERS ON MONDAY.
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE WATERS WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY WITH WINDS INCREASING SLIGHTLY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LONGER
PERIOD WESTERLY SWELLS WILL PROPAGATE ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH
THIS WEEK.

&&

.EKA WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...

CA...NONE.

NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS...NONE.

&&

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