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
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...Scattered light showers will continue in the
mountains overnight then just some isolated mountain showers
are possible on Thursday. Gusty winds will diminish overnight
then increase again on Thursday but not as strong. Dry weather
will prevail Friday into early Saturday. Another storm system
is expected to move through late Saturday and Sunday bringing
light to moderate precipitation amounts and lower snow levels.

CAZ289>292-231545-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Patchy frost after
                    midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 6 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the west .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog and frost in the
                    morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......South 4 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northeast 3 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH
up 7-17 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 5-14 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH little change. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 7-19 mph.


$$

CAZ293-231545-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the evening.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope/downvalley 2-7 mph .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-12 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the northeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-61 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the north by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely and chance of snow. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 12-24 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 5-11 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow likely. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 2-8 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 8-20 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 8-20 mph.


$$

CAZ294-231545-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 7 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-9 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northeast 3-7 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-62 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........North 3-7 mph in the early morning decreasing
                    to 6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-9 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 6 mph .
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-9 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........North 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH
up 10-22 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 4-10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum
RH up 2-4 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 5-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 4-16 mph.


$$

CAZ295-231545-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers. snow
                    level 4000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........21-26.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-13 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........72-82 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 9-21 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-17 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........23-28.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-14 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 7 mph .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-13 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 9 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-18 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Temperatures down 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH up 13-29 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 8 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 16-28 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 4-10 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 28-40 mph.


$$

CAZ296-231545-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........19-24.
   8000 FEET........4-9.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........85-95 percent.
   8000 FEET........88-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 9 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope .
   RIDGES...........West 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   8000 FEET........22-27.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........53-63 percent.
   8000 FEET........54-64 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 10 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........West 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........19-24.
   8000 FEET........5-10.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........92-100 percent.
   8000 FEET........91-100 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 10 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northwest .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........49-59 percent.
   8000 FEET........47-57 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up
13-25 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 10-22 mph.

.MONDAY...
Cloudy. Snow likely. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up
5-11 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 11-22 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 29-41 mph.


$$

CAZ297-231545-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........17-22.
   8000 FEET........6-11.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........81-91 percent.
   8000 FEET........74-84 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-17 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 8-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........57-67 percent.
   8000 FEET........41-51 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-16 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 12 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........17-22.
   8000 FEET........8-13.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........86-96 percent.
   8000 FEET........79-89 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........55-65 percent.
   8000 FEET........45-55 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 7-15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up
13-29 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 17-29 mph.

.MONDAY...
Cloudy. Snow likely. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up
7-13 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 11-23 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 28-40 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-231545-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
228 PM PST Wed Feb 22 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 12 mph in the early evening increasing to
                    4-16 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 4-16 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 9 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the east by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little
change. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Temperatures down 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH up 15-31 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-13 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH up 3-5 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 10-16 mph.


$$

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