Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
320 AM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Cold front and upper trough will continue track through the
Southwest region today persisting showers from Maricopa County
eastward into the evening hours with activity diminishing the
later in the day it gets. Winds will remain breezy to gusty along
with and in the wake of the front, with gusts 25 to 35 mph still
possible for many district locales and especially noticeable over
area ridgetops. Daytime humidities will be at their driest over
the SE CA zones with values of 15-25 percent and range 25-50
percent across the AZ lower elevation zones & mountains east of
Phoenix. Winds will gradually diminish into the evening and
overnight humidities will make good recoveries.

...Thunderstorms imply gusty winds...

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

AZZ132-232230-
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-
320 AM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny. Chance of showers
  in the morning. slight chance of thunderstorms . slight chance of
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................66-74.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................21-33 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent.
* LAL.............................2.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......10400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 22 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear. Slight chance of
  showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature.................48-58.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................54-68 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-80.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......5900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 51-61. Highs 75-82. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 75-82. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 74-81. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-60. Highs 69-76.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
49-59. Highs 70-77.

$$

AZZ133-232230-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
320 AM MST Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in
  the morning. slight chance of thunderstorms . chance of showers
  in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................51-66.
*    24 hr trend..................17 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................34-48 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................21 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................60 percent.
* LAL.............................2.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy. Chance of showers
  in the evening.
* Min Temperature.................33-47.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................66-82 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................30 percent in the evening
  becoming 0 percent after midnight.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................65-76.
*    24 hr trend..................12 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................18-24 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................20 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph in the
  morning becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-52. Highs 67-79. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-53. Highs 64-76. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-53. Highs 67-79. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-52. Highs 57-70.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-49. Highs 58-71.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-232230-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
320 AM MST Thu Mar 23 2017 /320 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................72-77.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................19-24 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph in the morning
  becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 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..........7900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........West 14 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................50-54.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................57-71 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph in the
  evening becoming 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................78-82.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 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.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........South 3 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 55-59. Highs 78-82. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-60. Highs 78-82. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-59. Highs 74-78. West winds 15 to
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-57. Highs 74-78.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-57. Highs 75-79.

$$

CAZ230-232230-
Joshua Tree National Park-
320 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-74.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................17-29 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................41-48.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................41-54 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-79.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43-54. Highs 62-77. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-54. Highs 65-78. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-54. Highs 59-73. West winds 10 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 63-74.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-52. Highs 64-75.

$$

CAZ232-232230-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
320 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................69-77.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................17-25 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........6 or high potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................49-54.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................46-71 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................76-82.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 52-58. Highs 74-81. West winds
15 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-59. Highs 76-82. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-59. Highs 69-77. West winds 15 to
25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-57. Highs 72-80.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-56. Highs 73-81.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Thursday March 30th through Saturday April 1st:
Above normal temperatures and near median precipitation.


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