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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
211 PM PDT MON JUN 29 2015

DISCUSSION... BUILDING HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN HOT TEMPERATURES WITH DECREASING RELATIVE HUMIDITY THROUGH MIDWEEK. MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL BRING A DAILY THREAT OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS, WITH THE HIGHEST CHANCES ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A GRADUAL COOL DOWN WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY FORECAST BEGINS LATE IN THE WEEK.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
211 PM PDT MON JUN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............PARTLY CLOUDY. AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........63-71 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 54-64
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........52-67 PERCENT LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT
66-81 PERCENT HIGH ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST UP TO 8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............PARTLY CLOUDY. AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........94-99 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 79-89
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........17-25 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........5 PERCENT DOWN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............PARTLY CLOUDY. AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........67-75 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 56-66
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........54-69 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....................2 DECREASING TO 1 LATE IN THE EVENING.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........96-101 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 80-90
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........13-21 PERCENT LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT
19-34 PERCENT HIGH ELEVATIONS.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 7 MPH BECOMING WEST UP
TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1 INCREASING TO 3 LATE IN THE MORNING.
* CWR....................10 PERCENT.