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
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014


*** NOTICE TO USERS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD WILL
 BEGIN A HIGH FIRE SEASON SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE SUNDAY MORNING APRIL
 20TH. FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED DAILY BY 7 AM PDT AND 330 PM PDT.
 NFDRS FORECASTS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ISSUED EACH AFTERNOON. ***

.DISCUSSION...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY.
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL CALIFORNIA MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING MUCH COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF THE
DISTRICT. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE HIGH
SIERRA AND BELOW THE MOUNTAIN PASSES OF THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND DESERT. THE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BE A RELATIVELY DRY STORM
WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN
HALF OF THE AREA.

CAZ289>292-201445-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHEAST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 9-18 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 9-16 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-201445-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-12 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-201445-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-23 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 5-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........73-78.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-16 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
UP 5-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11-26 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 14-29 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 14-29 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-19 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-201445-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
                    LEVEL 10000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   8000 FEET........31-36.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........28-38 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........32-37.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........72-82 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   8000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........15-25 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH BY
                    AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 5-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 8-18 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-13
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 13-28 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-201445-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
259 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 6-16 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-24 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 7-22 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 4-15 MPH.


$$


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