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
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES OUT OF THE DISTRICT. DRY CONDITIONS WITH A
WARMING TREND CAN BE EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A
PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER THIS WEEK
WITH PRECIPITATION LIKELY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN VALLEY AND FOOTHILL AREAS ON FRIDAY.
MOUNTAIN AND DESERT AREAS WILL SEE INCREASING WINDS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BUILDING OVER THE REGION ON
SUNDAY FOR A WARMING AND DRYING TREND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

CAZ289>292-231445-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 15-25 IN THE EARLY EVENING.
                    DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-14 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-231445-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........LIGHT IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING WEST 4-9
                    MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-17
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-231445-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........32-37.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 11-23 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    55 MPH THROUGH THE PASSES IN THE EARLY
                    EVENING. DECREASING TO 10-21 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 10-19 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........57-62.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 14 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   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...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    INCREASING TO 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........61-66.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-25 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-25 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-30 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-30 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-231445-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........28-33.
   8000 FEET........18-23.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........75-85 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-17 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 13 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........57-62.
   8000 FEET........46-51.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........26-36 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 4-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   8000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........28-38 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN
3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-17 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-26 MPH.

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


$$

CAZ298-299-231445-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
222 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IN THE
                    EARLY EVENING. DECREASING TO 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-17 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 13 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-13 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-19 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 15-30 MPH.


$$

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