Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
409 AM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Short-lived high pressure ridge will transition through the
districts today, keeping skies clear and drying humidities. Winds
will return to their typical diurnal and drainage patterns with
speeds 8-12 mph. Minimum humidities will fall into the 12-22
percent range with mostly good overnight recoveries. Breezy
conditions will develop Saturday afternoon as a storm system
passes by to our north, introducing some afternoon and evening
surface wind gusts.

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-242315-
West Central Deserts/Northwest Maricopa County/Greater Phoenix
Area/Southwest Deserts/Southwest Maricopa County/
Northwest and North-Central Pinal County-
Phoenix BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
409 AM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-81.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................15-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph in the
  morning becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......6400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 9 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................49-59.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................40-61 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming south after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 5 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................76-83.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................17-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......9800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 13 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Excellent.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 77-83. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 77-84. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
50-60. Highs 71-77. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 75-81.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
49-59. Highs 76-82.

$$

AZZ133-242315-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
409 AM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-75.
*    24 hr trend..................11 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................19-24 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................19 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 30 to 40 mph in the morning
  becoming 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................34-51.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................54-70 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................19 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming east after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................65-78.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................17-23 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-53. Highs 66-79. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-53. Highs 67-79. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-52. Highs 56-72. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-49. Highs 64-77.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-51. Highs 65-78.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-242315-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
409 AM MST Fri Mar 24 2017 /409 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................79-83.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................56-60.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................44-51 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................79-83.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-23 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........8500 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........West 20 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-59. Highs 80-84. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-59. Highs 79-83. West winds 15 to
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-57. Highs 76-80. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-57. Highs 79-83.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-58. Highs 80-84.

$$

CAZ230-242315-
Joshua Tree National Park-
409 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-80.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................45-55.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................41-58 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.................63-78.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................18-34 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph in the morning
  becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent in the morning
  becoming 0 percent in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-54. Highs 68-81. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-54. Highs 63-78. West winds 15 to
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 63-76.
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-52. Highs 69-80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 70-81.

$$

CAZ232-242315-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
409 AM PDT Fri Mar 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................77-82.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................54-58.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................45-61 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph in the evening
  becoming southwest 25 to 35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................74-82.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-27 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph in the morning
  becoming 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51-59. Highs 78-84. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-59. Highs 76-84. West winds 15 to
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-57. Highs 74-82. Northwest winds
15 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-56. Highs 78-85.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-57. Highs 79-86.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday March 31st through Sunday April
2nd: Near to below normal temperatures, above median precipitation
across Arizona and below median precipitation for southern
California.



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