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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
400 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

DISCUSSION... RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER EASTERN PACIFIC MOVES INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY WITH BREEZY NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THIS AFTERNOON. DISTURBANCES MAY MOVE THROUGH MONDAY INTO TUESDAY FOR A CHANCE OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. BETTER CHANCE OF MORE SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS POTENTIALLY ON THE HORIZON FOR LATE NEXT WEEK.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
400 AM PST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........62-67 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 48-58
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........14-23 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
UP TO 30 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....BREEZY. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 27 MPH
DECREASING TO 13 TO 19 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. LOCAL GUSTS UP TO
35 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........39-46 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 31-41
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........34-49 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........61-66 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 51-59
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........11-26 PERCENT LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT
23-38 PERCENT HIGH ELEVATIONS.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.