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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
402 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

DISCUSSION... VERY HOT AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY UNDER STRONG HIGH PRESSURE. AFTERNOON RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS, WITH POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY OVER THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
402 AM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............SUNNY. HAZY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........94-99 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 82-92
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........10-15 PERCENT.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST UP TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............CLEAR. HAZY IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........68-74 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 53-63
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........27-38 PERCENT LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT
34-49 PERCENT HIGH ELEVATIONS.
* 24 HR TREND..........LITTLE CHANGE.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS UP TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST 4 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........94-99 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 81-91
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........12-24 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
WEST UP TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
4 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.