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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
453 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

DISCUSSION... DRY WEATHER WITH WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY. A FAST MOVING WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING SHOWERS ON CHRISTMAS EVE WITH SOME ACCUMULATING SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. SOME MOUNTAIN SHOWERS LINGER ON CHRISTMAS DAY...WITH BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING AND CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY. ANOTHER FAST MOVING SYSTEM MAY BRING MOUNTAIN SHOWERS FOR THE WEEKEND ALONG WITH SOME BREEZY WINDS AT TIMES.

NORTHERN SIERRA INCLUDING THE TAHOE AND ELDORADO NF/S WEST OF THE
SIERRA CREST-
453 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........58-63 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 46-56
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........48-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 21 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER............MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE........40-45 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 31-39
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MAX HUMIDITY...........88-99 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP
TO 30 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER............SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE........59-64 LOWER ELEVATIONS...EXCEPT 48-56
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
* MIN HUMIDITY...........48-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS..........
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH IN THE MORNING
BECOMING UPSLOPE UP TO 5 MPH.
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
* CWR....................0 PERCENT.