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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
329 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

DISCUSSION... PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN OVER THE COASTAL RANGE TONIGHT AND SPREAD SOUTHEAST TO AROUND THE I-80 CORRIDOR BY THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY. RAIN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL RANGE AND SHASTA COUNTY ON FRIDAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH DIGS OFF THE WEST COAST. THE TROUGH COMES INLAND OVER THE WEEKEND BRINGING A THREAT OF PRECIPITATION OVER INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
329 PM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........45-51 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 36-43
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........61-76 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........6 PERCENT DOWN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 21 MPH.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........61-70 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 53-63
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........24-39 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........5 PERCENT UP.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 21 MPH.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........48-54 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 38-46
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........62-77 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........68-74 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 58-66
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........19-34 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
8 TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING
TO 14 TO 26 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.