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
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...SLIGHTLY WARMER AND MORE HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED
TODAY BUT MUCH COOLER...WINDIER AND EVEN MORE HUMID CONDITIONS
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM ARRIVES. WETTING RAINS
ARE LIKELY FOR THE SIERRA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF KERN COUNTY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BEGIN BUILDING OVER THE REGION SUNDAY FOR A WARMING AND DRYING
TREND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ289>292-242345-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 7-15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-11 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-242345-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
                    LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-25 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO SOUTH 6-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-242345-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-25 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH THROUGH PASSES.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-30 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. COOLER.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-16 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 10-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5-15 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-242345-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   8000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........73-83 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS.
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
                    7000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-22 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........47-57 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 16-32 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 10-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 15-30 MPH. GUST TO AROUND 50 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER. TEMPERATURES DOWN
7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 5-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11-21 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLEAR. WARMER. TEMPERATURES UP 6-16 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-242345-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
541 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH. GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 8-18
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-25 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5-15 MPH.


$$

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