Fire Weather Discussion for
Plumas National Forest - Updated Daily






FNUS56 KSTO 172201
FWFSTO

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Northern California
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
301 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

...LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.DISCUSSION...
Hot and dry weather expected over the weekend as high pressure
strengthens. Poor overnight RH recovery for the foothill thermal
belts and upper slopes with increasing ridge top winds. Temperatures
and humidities moderate slightly early next week as weak trough
returns to the West Coast.

CAZ268-182215-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
301 PM PDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather............Clear. Hazy and patchy smoke.
* Min Temperature........49-60.
* 24 HR Trend..........Little change.
* Max Humidity...........34-49 percent...except 60-75 percent in
the high mountain valleys.
* 24 HR Trend..........7 percent down.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest winds up to 8 mph shifting to the
east after midnight.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest winds 5 to 11 mph in the evening
becoming variable up to 5 mph.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather............Sunny. Hazy and patchy smoke.
* Max Temperature........87-92 lower elevations...except 82-87
higher elevations.
* 24 HR Trend..........4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...........13-19 percent.
* 24 HR Trend..........Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast winds up to 8 mph shifting to the
southwest in the afternoon.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....East winds up to 7 mph shifting to the
southwest up to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather............Clear. Hazy and patchy smoke.
* Min Temperature........51-62.
* Max Humidity...........52-67 percent...except 59-74 percent in
the high mountain valleys.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southwest winds 4 to 9 mph shifting to the
southeast up to 7 mph after midnight.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southwest winds 5 to 11 mph in the evening
becoming variable up to 5 mph.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather............Sunny. Hazy and patchy smoke.
* Max Temperature........85-91 lower elevations...except 79-85
higher elevations.
* Min Humidity...........13-28 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast winds up to 7 mph shifting to the
southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast winds up to 7 mph shifting to the
south 5 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 percent.



.Extended...

...Shasta County Mountains and Coastal Range
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Hazy and areas of smoke. Lows 56 to 66.
West winds up to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Hazy and areas of smoke. Highs 84 to 92. East
winds up to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Hazy and areas of smoke. Lows 54 to 64.
South winds up to 13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Hazy and areas of smoke. Highs 82 to 90.
Variable less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Hazy and areas of smoke. Lows 54 to 64.
South winds up to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Hazy and areas of smoke. Highs 83 to 92.
Variable less than 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Hazy and areas of smoke. Lows 55 to 65.
South winds up to 10 mph.

...Northern Sierra and Lassen Park
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear. Hazy and areas of smoke. Lows 54 to 64.
South winds up to 13 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 85 to 92. Southeast winds up to
13 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 53 to 63. Southeast winds up to
13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 84 to 90. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 53 to 63. Southeast winds up
to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 85 to 91. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 54 to 64. Southeast winds up
to 10 mph.

...Sierra Nevada Foothills
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 61 to 67. South winds up to
13 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 92 to 97. South winds up to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 59 to 66. Southeast winds up to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 90 to 95. Variable less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 60 to 66. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 91 to 96. Variable less than
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 61 to 67. East winds 5 to
10 mph.

...Central Valley and Delta
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 57 to 63. Southwest winds 8 to
18 mph.
.MONDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 92 to 97. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 55 to 60. South winds up to
13 mph.
.TUESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 91 to 96. Southwest winds up to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 56 to 62. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny, hazy. Highs 93 to 98. Variable less than
5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear, hazy. Lows 57 to 63. Southwest winds up
to 10 mph.



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