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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
155 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

DISCUSSION... DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS INTO SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE BRINGS COOLING WITH INCREASED ONSHORE FLOW SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH POTENTIAL SHOWERS AND AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
155 PM PDT THU MAY 28 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........53-58 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 42-51
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........67-81 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........5 PERCENT UP.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........80-85 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 66-76
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........24-31 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........55-61 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 45-53
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........65-80 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
SOUTHEAST UP TO 7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........81-86 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 68-76
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........29-44 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS UP TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.