Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO N CALIFORNIA TONIGHT. HOWEVER THE
SYSTEM WILL BE WEAKENING AS IT PUSHES THROUGH CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY. SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM MIDDAY FRIDAY UNTIL
FRIDAY NIGHT. LIGHT AMOUNTS OF RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED IN THE SAN
JOAQUIN VALLEY NORTH OF THE SAN JOAQUIN RIVER AND UP TO A QUARTER OF AN
INCH IN THE SIERRA. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TOWARDS N CA/NV
WILL PROVIDE A MODERATE NORTH WIND FLOW RESULTING IN COOL MOIST
CONDITIONS FOR THE WEEKEND. WIND FLOW WILL TURN OFFSHORE MONDAY
BRINGING A DRIER TREND FOR NEXT WEEK.

CAZ289>292-191615-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY DENSE FOG.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 1-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 2-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHWEST 2-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DENSE FOG. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DENSE FOG. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DENSE FOG. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-191615-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTHWEST 4-7 BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 12 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-191615-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........32-37.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 6-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-191615-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........29-34.
   8000 FEET........21-26.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........46-51.
   8000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........48-58 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........43-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........30-35.
   8000 FEET........22-27.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-6 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........46-51.
   8000 FEET........36-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........54-64 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-17
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12-27 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 7-22 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-191615-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
220 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 1-4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 1-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 3-8 MPH.


$$


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