Fire Weather Discussion for
Plumas National Forest - Updated Daily






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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Northern California
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
159 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Dry conditions overnight before a system moves across Northern California
tomorrow into Saturday bringing light rain and mountain snow. South
to southwest winds ahead of this system will become gusty in the
high elevations of the Sierra and northern Cascades during the late
morning and evening hours Friday. There could be some lingering light
showers Saturday before a wetter system moves across the area Sunday
into Monday.

CAZ268-142200-
Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF/S
West of the Sierra Crest (West of Evans Peak-Grizzly Peak-
Beckworth Peak)-
159 PM PST Thu Dec 13 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather............Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature........27-37 lower elevations...except 25-32
higher elevations.
* 24 HR Trend..........Little change.
* Max Humidity...........66-81 percent...except 82-95 percent in
the high mountain valleys.
* 24 HR Trend..........18 percent up.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southeast winds 10 to 16 mph.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Breezy. Southeast winds 12 to 18 mph with
local gusts up to 30 mph shifting to the south 15 to 27 mph
with local gusts up to 45 mph after midnight.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather............At lower elevations, a chance of rain
showers in the morning, then rain showers and a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. At higher elevations, snow showers
likely in the morning, then rain and snow showers in the
afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature........43-48 lower elevations...except 38-43
higher elevations.
* 24 HR Trend..........7 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity...........40-52 percent.
* 24 HR Trend..........11 percent up.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Windy. South winds 19 to 31 mph.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Windy. South winds 22 to 34 mph with local
gusts up to 65 mph.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................20 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather............At lower elevations, heavy snow showers
early in the evening. Rain showers until early morning, then a
chance of rain showers early in the morning. At higher
elevations, rain and snow showers until early morning, then a
chance of rain and snow showers early in the morning. Snow level
5500 feet.
* Min Temperature........30-39.
* Max Humidity...........84-99 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South winds 12 to 18 mph.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....Breezy. South winds 14 to 26 mph with local
gusts up to 50 mph.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................70 percent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather............Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers at
lower elevations....and a chance of rain and snow showers at
higher elevations.
* Max Temperature........41-46 lower elevations...except 35-41
higher elevations.
* Min Humidity...........67-82 percent.
* 20-Foot Winds..........
* Valleys/Lwr Slopes...South winds 10 to 16 mph.
* Ridges/Upr Slopes....South winds 14 to 20 mph with local gusts up
to 30 mph.
* LAL....................1.
* CWR....................20 percent.



.Extended...

...Shasta County Mountains and Coastal Range
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely. Lows 37 to 45. South winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Heavy rain showers. Highs 42 to 49. South winds 15 to
25 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Heavy rain showers. Lows 34 to 42. South winds
13 to 23 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with rain and snow showers likely. Highs
41 to 49. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Lows
33 to 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
44 to 53. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows 32 to 41. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

...Northern Sierra and Lassen Park
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows 34 to 43. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
45 to 55. South winds 13 to 23 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Heavy rain showers. Lows 34 to 42. South winds
15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
42 to 49. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 30 to 39. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs 45 to 54. South winds up to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 30 to 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

...Sierra Nevada Foothills
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Lows 42 to 48. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs 53 to 60. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Heavy rain showers. Lows 43 to 48. Southeast
winds 13 to 23 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
50 to 56. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 38 to 43. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs 53 to 58. Variable less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 38 to 44. Variable less than 5 mph.

...Central Valley and Delta
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 45 to 50. Variable less than 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
56 to 61. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain showers. Lows 44 to 49. Southeast winds 8 to
18 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs
57 to 62. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers. Lows 40 to 45. Variable less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers.
Highs 58 to 63. Variable less than 5 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 45. Variable less than
5 mph.



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