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
424 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MST /1 PM PDT/ TO 8 PM MST
/8 PM PDT/ TUESDAY DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.DISCUSSION...
UNUSUALLY WARM WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH ELEVATED
TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DEVELOPING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WINDS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY MID-AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF THE
DISTRICT...BECOMING FREQUENTLY GUSTY THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. GUSTS
UP TO 35 MPH COMBINED WITH HUMIDITIES FALLING TO AROUND 10 PERCENT
WILL YIELD DANGEROUS CONDITIONS...PRIMARILY FOR THE LOWER COLORADO
RIVER VALLEY AND ADJACENT AREAS OF WESTERN ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST
CALIFORNIA.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-212330-
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-
424 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................91-99.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......12500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 5 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................62-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................29-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................88-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...EXCEPT
  SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH CLOSER TO THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. GUSTS
  UP TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......12000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 17 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-63. HIGHS 81-89. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-62. HIGHS 84-92. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-64. HIGHS 85-93. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51-63. HIGHS 75-84.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51-61. HIGHS 76-84.

$$

AZZ133-212330-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
424 AM MST MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................77-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................54-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................32-46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................75-90.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-61. HIGHS 68-83. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-57. HIGHS 71-85. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-59. HIGHS 72-86. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43-59. HIGHS 64-78.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-55. HIGHS 63-78.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-212330-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
424 AM MST MON APR 21 2014 /424 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MST /1 PM PDT/ TO 8 PM
MST /8 PM PDT/ TUESDAY...

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................93-99.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................11-16 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........10300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 11 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................65-71.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................31-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................89-96.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-13 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
  35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 13 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-62. HIGHS 83-88. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-64. HIGHS 87-93. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-65. HIGHS 88-93. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 53-65. HIGHS 77-83.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-61. HIGHS 79-85.

$$

CAZ230-212330-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
424 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................77-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* 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.................56-67.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................22-29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................71-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................9-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-60. HIGHS 69-82. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49-62. HIGHS 73-88. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51-62. HIGHS 71-87. WEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43-62. HIGHS 59-76.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-58. HIGHS 65-80.

$$

CAZ232-212330-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
424 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................87-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................11-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................65-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................24-47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................82-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE
  AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-65. HIGHS 78-87. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58-66. HIGHS 82-92. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 59-66. HIGHS 82-92. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55-66. HIGHS 71-81.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-63. HIGHS 75-84.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY APRIL 28TH THROUGH WEDNESDAY APRIL
30TH...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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