Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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FNUS55 KPSR 181047
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
347 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COOL TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA WILL REMAIN FOR TODAY AS THE LAST OF A SERIES OF PACIFIC LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVES EAST AND ACROSS THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE IN TONIGHT ALLOWING FOR CLEARING AND GRADUAL DRYING. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHLY ELEVATED...MOSTLY ABOVE 45 PERCENT
BOTH TODAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES SHOULD REMAIN A FEW DEGREES
BELOW NORMAL WHILE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ON THE LIGHT SIDE ON
BOTH DAYS.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-182300-
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-
347 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................57-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................52-64 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTHWEST 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........FAIR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................38-48.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................83-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................43-57 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* 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.......3900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......CALM.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38-48. HIGHS 60-66. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-48. HIGHS 62-68. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 65-71. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-51. HIGHS 67-73.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-51. HIGHS 67-72.

$$

AZZ133-182300-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
347 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................43-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................62-79 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................29-41.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................85-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 0 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................48-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................45-56 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-43. HIGHS 50-61. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-45. HIGHS 53-63. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-46. HIGHS 57-66. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-46. HIGHS 57-69.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-47. HIGHS 57-68.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-182300-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
347 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014 /247 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................48-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................37-48.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................74-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................41-52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* 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..........4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTHEAST 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 38-49. HIGHS 63-68. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-51. HIGHS 65-70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-53. HIGHS 70-74. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-53. HIGHS 70-75.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-53. HIGHS 69-73.

$$

CAZ230-182300-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
247 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................48-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................51-63 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* 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.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................36-46.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................68-79 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................20 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................41-54 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37-49. HIGHS 53-64. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-52. HIGHS 58-67. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-53. HIGHS 65-72. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-53. HIGHS 63-71.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 63-70.

$$

CAZ232-182300-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
247 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................57-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................46-64 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................13 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* 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.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-51.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................69-89 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................44-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45-53. HIGHS 61-68. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-55. HIGHS 64-71. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-56. HIGHS 69-74. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-56. HIGHS 69-75.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-55. HIGHS 68-74.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY DECEMBER 25TH THROUGH SATURDAY DECEMBER
27TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.







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