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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3
000
FNUS55 KPSR 230957
FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
257 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Much drier air will affect the region today behind an exiting cold
front. Breezy westerly winds today will lead to occasional gusts
between 20 and 25 mph. Behind the cold front, cooler air will
result in below normal temperatures through Friday. The drier air
will drop minimum humidities into the teens across the lower
deserts both this afternoon and Friday afternoon.

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

AZZ132-232200-
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-
257 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-65.
*    24 hr trend..................12 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................16-21 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 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.......6700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 10 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................38-48.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................44-62 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-65.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................16-21 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 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.......6100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-50. Highs 64-70. South winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 46-56. Highs 60-66. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 46-56. Highs
59-66. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
43-53. Highs 61-67.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 64-69.

$$

AZZ133-232200-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
257 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................50-61.
*    24 hr trend..................13 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................22-27 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................29-41.
*    24 hr trend..................9 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................54-72 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................49-61.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................20-25 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-48. Highs 55-67. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
36-49. Highs 49-63. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37-49. Highs
50-63. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 31-48.
Highs 49-62.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-46. Highs 52-66.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-232200-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
257 AM MST Thu Feb 23 2017 /157 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................62-66.
*    24 hr trend..................12 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 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..........5600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................41-47.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................44-57 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................62-66.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-52. Highs 68-72. South winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 49-53. Highs 62-66. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
48-52. Highs 64-68. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
46-52. Highs 64-68.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 46-50. Highs 67-71.

$$

CAZ230-232200-
Joshua Tree National Park-
157 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................48-60.
*    24 hr trend..................9 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................15-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 mph in the morning
  becoming 30 to 40 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................31-40.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................38-53 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................49-61.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................16-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 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...Mostly clear. Lows 36-49. Highs 54-65. Southwest
winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
39-49. Highs 47-60. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-49. Highs 48-61. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-48. Highs 50-63.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 38-47. Highs 54-65.

$$

CAZ232-232200-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
157 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-67.
*    24 hr trend..................9 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................13-21 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................40-45.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................41-62 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-68.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................15-21 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-52. Highs 65-72. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47-52. Highs 59-68. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
46-52. Highs 60-67. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
45-52. Highs 61-69.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 45-51. Highs 64-71.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Thursday March 2nd through Saturday March
4th: Below normal temperatures and near median precipitation.



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