Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure will maintain dry weather and above
normal temperatures over the district through Wednesday. A
slight chance of late afternoon showers and thunderstorms is
possible each day over the Sierra Nevada crest. Cooler, but near
average, temperatures will prevail after the ridge exits the
region.


CAZ289>292-241430-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West to northwest 7-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 7-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-12 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-11 mph.


$$

CAZ293-241430-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph in the morning shifting to the
                    southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 4-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-241430-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 4-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    to west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-9 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 3-8 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-12 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-10
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ295-241430-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........57-67 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the evening
                    then westerly overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........78-83.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 9-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 10-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......17400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-9 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........56-66 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 8-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........69-74.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-12 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 13-19 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum
RH up 5-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 13-18 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 14-20 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 11-16 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 6-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 6-12 mph.


$$

CAZ296-241430-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening near the crest.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........73-83 percent.
   8000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 4-7 mph in the evening shifting to the
                    southeast overnight.
LAL.................2 then 1 after 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........74-79.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   8000 FEET........22-32 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning increasing
                    to westerly 6-11 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........South 8-13 mph in the morning becoming
                    southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200 then 2.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........75-85 percent.
   8000 FEET........75-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-12 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 4-7 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 8-14 mph in the evening
                    becoming south overnight.
LAL.................2 then 1 after 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........67-72.
   8000 FEET........58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........27-37 percent.
   8000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-8
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 4-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ297-241430-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   8000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   8000 FEET........68-78 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-11 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 4-7 mph overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph in the evening shifting to the
                    north overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   8000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........24-34 percent.
   8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-10 mph in the morning becoming
                    west by afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200 then 2.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......20000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to west around 15 mph in the
                    afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........78-88 percent.
   8000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 8-14 mph in the evening becoming
                    northwest overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........69-74.
   8000 FEET........58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   8000 FEET........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 7-13 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 5-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 4-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-9 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-241430-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
307 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 8-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 5-10 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 10-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......19300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 11-17 mph in the evening becoming
                    southwest 5-10 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-12 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 10-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 15 mph in the morning
                    increasing to west around 25 mph in the
                    afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum
RH up 4-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 9-15 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-7
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 5-10 mph.


$$

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