Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Diminishing mountain showers this evening. Drier and colder
weather expected Tuesday, then another chance of mainly mountain
showers with low snow levels late Wednesday through Friday.

CAZ289>292-201530-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Widespread frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 2-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......South 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........60-70 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the southeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 0 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Patchy frost. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......South 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-11 mph.


$$

CAZ293-201530-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min Temperature.....21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 4 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....24-29.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the north.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 7-13 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures up
2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-201530-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northeast 4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow showers.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH up 11-23 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-201530-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
                    Chance of snow showers in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........16-21.
   8000 Feet........1-6.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........64-74 percent.
   8000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   8000 Feet........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........4-9.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........62-72 percent.
   8000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........33-38.
   8000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........30-40 percent.
   8000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........North 9-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-11 mph.


$$

CAZ297-201530-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
                    Slight chance of snow showers in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........4-9.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........71-81 percent.
   8000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to downslope 1-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 7-12 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........32-37.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   8000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   8000 Feet........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........35-40.
   8000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........28-38 percent.
   8000 Feet........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-13 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-12
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-12 mph.


$$

CAZ295-201530-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 15-25 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 20-30 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 14-26 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 6-11 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-13 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-16 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-15 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 9-19 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-12
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-201530-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
303 PM PST Mon Feb 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Max Humidity........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-26 mph in the early evening becoming
                    northwest 6-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....43-48.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the east in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the north.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....46-51.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 4 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 8-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-14 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow showers.
Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-10 mph.


$$


MV

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