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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
FNUS56 KHNX 231045
FWFHNX

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will prevail over the district Today
and Wednesday with warmer temperatures and dry conditions expected.
A strong cold front will bring increased moisture and a chance for
precipitation throughout the district Wednesday night through
Thursday night. High pressure will build into the area by the
weekend and bring a warming and drying trend.

CAZ289>292-232300-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 17-21 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 4-8 mph in the evening shifting
                    to southeast 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 15-19 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 5-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH
down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ293-232300-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-66 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-8 mph in the evening shifting
                    to southeast 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 21-27 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Cloudy. Rain likely. Temperatures down 6-8 degrees. Minimum RH up
14-18 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-232300-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-59 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-8 mph in the evening shifting
                    to southeast 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 20-26 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 6-8 degrees.
Minimum RH up 11-15 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up
3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-232300-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   8000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........38-48 percent.
   8000 FEET........35-45 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........32-37.
   8000 FEET........21-26.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 percent.
   8000 FEET........71-81 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to southwest 6-12 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph in the evening increasing
                    to 10-20 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   8000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   8000 FEET........19-29 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 17-21 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Southwest 6-12 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 8-16 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 10-20 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 15-25 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 15 mph in the morning increasing
                    to southwest around 25 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Cloudy. Snow. Temperatures down 9-11 degrees. Minimum RH up
18-24 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Southwest 8-16 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 15-25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 8-10 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ297-232300-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   8000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........33-43 percent.
   8000 FEET........36-46 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........27-32.
   8000 FEET........23-28.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........78-88 percent.
   8000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   8000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........20-30 percent.
   8000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 16-20 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 8-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures down 7-9 degrees.
Minimum RH up 15-19 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 15-25 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 25-35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 8-16 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 15-25 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 7-9 degrees. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ295-232300-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........29-39 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........56-66 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 17-21 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........13-22 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 14-18 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........South 5-10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest 6-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 9-11 degrees.
Minimum RH up 16-20 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 15-25 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 25-35 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 15-25 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 25-35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-8 degrees. Minimum RH down
6-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-232300-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
245 AM PST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-14 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to south 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH up
10-14 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 10-20 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-12 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
7-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 4-8 mph.


$$

DS

weather.gov/hanford



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.