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

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
336 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Cool conditions through early this week will persist with gradual
increasing moisture levels. A few light showers are possible
today mainly over southeast California and higher terrain areas
of Arizona before more widespread significant rain moves in late
Monday. Breezy daytime winds will affect many areas both today and
Monday, but gusts should mostly remain below 25 mph. A dramatic
increase in moisture levels will result in minimum humidities this
afternoon between 20 and 30% and mostly above 40% for Monday.

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

AZZ132-262245-
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-
336 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.................60-66.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................27-32 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent in the morning
  becoming 0 percent in the afternoon.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......6600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......South 8 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................43-53.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................73-89 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................29 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph in the evening
  becoming 30 to 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning becoming chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................61-68.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................39-55 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................17 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip................30 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......7200 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Very good.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
41-51. Highs 59-65. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 65-70. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 70-75. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 46-56. Highs 74-79.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 75-80.

$$

AZZ133-262245-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
336 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of
  snow showers in the morning. slight chance of showers . chance of
  snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................48-61.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................28-35 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................35-45.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................71-85 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................26 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 mph in the
  evening becoming 30 to 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers.
* Max Temperature.................52-64.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................35-46 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Showers. Lows 29-49. Highs 46-60. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 29-44. Highs 53-67. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 30-48. Highs 58-72. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 35-51. Highs 63-76.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 39-51. Highs 65-77.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-262245-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
336 AM MST Sun Feb 26 2017 /236 AM PST Sun Feb 26 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.................63-67.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................27-33 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent in the morning
  becoming 0 percent in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........6200 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........West 15 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................47-51.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................77-89 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................28 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 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.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers
  .
* Max Temperature.................64-68.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................47-58 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................23 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip................40 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..........7700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 14 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 45-52.
Highs 63-67. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 45-51. Highs 67-71. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 46-53. Highs 71-75. North winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 48-56. Highs 77-81.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-57. Highs 78-82.

$$

CAZ230-262245-
Joshua Tree National Park-
236 AM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.................49-62.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................31-48 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................20 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent in the morning
  becoming 0 percent in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
  showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.................37-47.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................70-82 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................22 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph in the evening
  becoming 35 to 45 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent in the evening becoming
  10 percent after midnight.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning becoming chance of showers in the
  afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................48-61.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................44-60 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 40 to 50 mph.
* Chance of Precip................30 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
36-48. Highs 49-62. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 36-47. Highs 53-66. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 39-49. Highs 60-71. North winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 64-75.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 47-53. Highs 67-77.

$$

CAZ232-262245-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
236 AM PST Sun Feb 26 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature.................60-67.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................29-42 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................15 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 mph in the morning
  becoming 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent in the morning
  becoming 0 percent in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........3 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................46-52.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................74-89 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................23 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 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.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers
  .
* Max Temperature.................60-68.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................46-60 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................18 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 45 to 55 mph.
* Chance of Precip................50 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................20 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with chance of showers. Lows 44-54. Highs
60-68. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 44-51. Highs 65-72. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 46-53. Highs 70-76. North winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 48-56. Highs 74-79.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51-56. Highs 76-81.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Sunday March 5th through Tuesday March
7th: Above normal temperatures and below median precipitation.



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