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Issued: Saturday, Oct 31, 2009 Updated daily by 9 AM

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Predictive Service Areas
Oct 30 Oct 31 Nov 01 Nov 02 Nov 03 Nov 04 Nov 05 Nov 06

SC01 - Eastern Sierra      2 2 


SC02 - Central Sierra      2 2 
SC03 - Southern Sierra   2 2  2 2 
SC04 - Sierra Foothills      1 1 1
SC05 - Central Valley   3  3 3 3 3
Legend:    2  2 2 2
SC06 - Central Coast Interior
Fuel Dryness SC07 - Central Coast  2 2 2  2 2 2
Moist - Little or no risk for large fires. SC08 - South Coast  3 3 3 3 3 3 3
SC09 - Western Mountains  2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Dry - Low risk of large fires in the
absence of a "High Risk" event. SC10 - Eastern Mountains  3 3 3 3 3  3
SC11 - Southern Mountains  3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Very Dry - Low/Moderate risk of large
fires in the absence of a "High Risk" SC12 - Lower Deserts   3 3 3 3 3 3
event. SC13 - Eastern Deserts  3 3 3  3 3 3
SC14 - Central Mojave  3 3 3  3 3 3
High Risk Days SC15 - Upper Deserts  3 3 3  3 3 3
At least a 20% chance of a "Large Fire" SC16 - Northern Deserts        
due to a combination of either "Dry" or
"Very Dry" fuel dryness and an Ignition
Trigger. High Risk Days will include a Weather Discussion:
symbol indicating the type of trigger Temperatures will continue to warm and humidity will remain low over most of the region
event. through Monday as a strong ridge of high pressure builds into California from the Pacific Ocean.
At least a 20% chance of a new "Large
Above normal temperatures and low humidity will continue Tuesday through next weekend as the
Fire" or significant growth on existing ridge remains over California. Typical diurnal type winds will continue over most of the region
fires due to a combination of either "Dry" through next weekend. END/Shameson
or "Very Dry" fuel dryness and a Critical
Burn Environment. High Risk Days will Fire Potential Discussion:
include a symbol indicating the type of The potential for large fire will continue to be low across the region through next weekend as winds remain
trigger event. light. Even though temperatures will be above normal and humidity will be low through next weekend, fire
activity is not expected to increase because strong winds are needed to increase fire activity during this
Ignition Trigger time of the year. Expect light IA activity over the region through next weekend.
 Lightning - Defined differently in each
Predictive Service Area. See "Product CWCG Preparedness Level:
Description and Explanation Page" for CWCG Preparedness Level 3, MACS Mode 2
details.

Critical Burn Environment


W Windy and Dry - Defined differently in
each Predictive Service Area. See
"Product Description and Explanation
Page" for details.

NOTICE: Forecast for the following PSA's may be


unavailable or unrepresentative of actual
conditions due to missing observations from the
stations listed below:
EASTERN SIERRA
Owens Valley Ca Additional Links
Walker California
PDF Version of this page
CENTRAL SIERRA
Shaver Californ National Map
7-Day ERC, F10, and F100 Projections
SOUTHERN SIERRA
Cedar Grove Ca 7-Day Temperature and Humidity Projections
Park Ridge Cali Product Description and Explanation Page
Sugarloaf

SIERRA FOOTHILLS
Mariposa Califo
Fancher Creek C
Catheys Valley

CENTRAL COAST MTNS & VLYS


Hernandez Calif
Parkfield Calif

SOUTH COAST
Case Springs Ca

SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS


Fawnskin

DESERTS
Yucca Valley Ca