Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014


.DISCUSSION...
DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WILL PERSIST ACROSS
THE INTERIOR THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LIGHT TERRAIN-DRIVEN WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THROUGH THURSDAY. AN UPPER TROUGH WILL DROP
INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ON FRIDAY BRINGING GUSTY WESTERLY AND
NORTHWESTERLY WINDS TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SLIGHTLY DRIER AND
WARMER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
TOWARD THE WEST COAST.

CAZ201-220115-
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.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG AND
  DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-71 AT THE COAST...79-89 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...65-79 PERCENT AT THE COAST...31-41 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 16 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AND
  DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...93 PERCENT AT THE COAST...87-97 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         22 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...63-71 AT THE COAST...73-83 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...64-79 PERCENT AT THE COAST...30-40 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 18 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ202-220115-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70 AT THE COAST...78-86 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...68-78 PERCENT AT THE COAST...43 PERCENT INLAND.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 15
                         MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70 AT THE COAST...74-82 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...67-77 PERCENT AT THE COAST...41 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 20 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ203-204-220115-
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.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...84-94 VALLEYS...68-78 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...24-32 PERCENT VALLEYS...33-43 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO
                         THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...48-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-95 PERCENT VALLEYS...60-75 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 13 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...80-90 VALLEYS...64-74 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-33 PERCENT VALLEYS...30-40 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ211-212-220115-
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.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...AROUND 91 VALLEYS...76-86 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...23-31 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST...WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 16
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MAX HUMIDITY...82-92 PERCENT VALLEYS...65-80 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO
                         18 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. PATCHY SMOKE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-89 VALLEYS...71-81 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...22-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ276-220115-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...81-91.
* MIN HUMIDITY...28-36 PERCENT VALLEYS...38 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 TO 7
                         MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...50-58 VALLEYS...58-66 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-95 PERCENT VALLEYS...59 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...78-88.
* MIN HUMIDITY...25-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 15 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ283-220115-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...89-97 VALLEYS...84-92 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...47-55 VALLEYS...51-59 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT VALLEYS...54-69 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 16 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...85-93 VALLEYS...81-89 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ277-220115-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
259 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...90-98 VALLEYS...81-91 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...16 PERCENT VALLEYS...26-34 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13 MPH IN THE
                         AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...52-62.
* MAX HUMIDITY...58-73 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 15
                         MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 MPH AFTER
                         MIDNIGHT.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP
                         TO 13 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 MPH
                         AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...88-96 VALLEYS...79-89 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...15 PERCENT VALLEYS...24-30 PERCENT HIGHER TERRAIN.
* 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.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 64 TO
77. NORTH WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 63 TO
76. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 63 TO
75. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 59. HIGHS 87 TO 98 VALLEYS...
78 TO 91 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53 TO 63. HIGHS 85 TO 98 VALLEYS...
79 TO 92 HIGHER TERRAIN. EAST WINDS 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52 TO 62. HIGHS 85 TO 98 VALLEYS...
78 TO 91 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...TUESDAY AUGUST 26 THROUGH SATURDAY AUGUST 30, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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