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
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A dry airmass and offshore flow will hold over the region through
the most of Friday with little change in temperatures and
mainly light winds, except for locally breezy easterly winds in the
mountains. Little change in humidity is expected with prolonged
single digit humidities in the Sierra Nevada and Kern County
mountains both during the day and at night. A weak disturbance moving
through on Friday will bring slightly better humidity
recoveries into the weekend.

CAZ289>292-160030-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Haze.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 2-6 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Patchy frost. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up
1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-14 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Patchy frost. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Patchy frost. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-5 mph.

$$

CAZ293-160030-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early evening then
                    easterly 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........North 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-8 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph.

$$

CAZ294-160030-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........North 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 2-4 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 17-33 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-47 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-20 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph.

$$

CAZ296-160030-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........61-66.
   8000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   8000 FEET........11-21 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........72-82 percent.
   8000 FEET........71-81 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 27-43 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 8-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-18 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........28-38 percent.
   8000 FEET........18-28 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-17 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........North 4-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 10-22 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-7 mph.

$$

CAZ297-160030-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   8000 FEET........54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........11-21 percent.
   8000 FEET........6-16 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........27-32.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   8000 FEET........52-62 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 27-43 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope to 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-18 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........30-40 percent.
   8000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-20 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........North 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 8-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 9-21 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-12 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

$$

CAZ295-160030-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........4-10 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest to west 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 17-33 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-18 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........14-24 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-13 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northwest 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.

$$

CAZ298-299-160030-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
213 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-12 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........29-39 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-15 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the north 6-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 6-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up
1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH
little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 3-6 mph.

$$
DUDLEY

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