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
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO THE DISTRICT
THIS WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TREKS EASTWARD
ACROSS THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THE TROUGH WILL PRODUCE AN ONSHORE
FLOW ACROSS CENTRAL CALIFORNIA WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE SIERRA CREST THIS WEEKEND. GUSTY WINDS WILL
OCCUR THROUGH AND BELOW THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ALONG THE
WEST SIDE OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.
WARMER TEMPERATURES...LIGHT WINDS AND LOWER HUMIDITIES WILL RETURN
MONDAY AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.


CAZ289>292-281600-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH. WEST WINDS OF 15-25 MPH
                    LIKELY RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES ON THE WEST SIDE
                    WHERE GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH. WEST WINDS OF 15-25 MPH
                    LIKELY RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES ON THE WEST SIDE
                    WHERE GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-85.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-16 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 7-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-281600-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-7 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 5-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-281600-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........55-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 17 MPH IN
                    THE CANYONS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 17 MPH IN THE
                    CANYONS DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........66-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 17 MPH IN THE
                    CANYONS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MORNING LOW CLOUDS AND POSSIBLE DRIZZLE ALONG
                    THE NORTH FACING SLOPES...OTHERWISE MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........68-73.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE MORNING.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 14 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11-26 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-14 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-281600-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........72-82 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE TO UP 5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE CREST.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   8000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........18-28 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........13-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT...THEN 2.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY EVENING
                    THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE CREST.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........32-37.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
LAL.................2 ALONG THE CREST UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE CREST.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........57-62.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-14 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-281600-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
205 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-90.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-19 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 40 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING
                    TO 5-15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 MPH
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-88.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 7-22 MPH.


$$
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