Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FXUS66 KHNX 062109
AFDHNX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
109 PM PST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD OVER CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE
WEEKEND RESULTING IN A WARMING TREND AND DRY WEATHER INTO AT LEAST
THE FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES OVER CALIFORNIA WITH A WEAK
LOW OVER BAJA CREATING A REX BLOCK PATTERN OVER THE WEST COAST.
THE RESULT WILL BE GRADUALLY WARMING TEMPERATURES AND DRY
CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...MODELS ARE STILL INDICATING DEEPENING
OF THE LONG WAVE TROUGH OVER THE CENTRAL PACIFIC WHICH WILL HELP
SHIFT THE WEST COAST RIDGE FARTHER EAST. A SHORTWAVE TROUGH WILL
LIFT INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...WITH
THE POSSIBILITY OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION FOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.
ENSEMBLES ARE SHOWING INCREASING CERTAINTY ON THIS SOLUTION.
THEREFORE...WILL KEEP THE MENTION OF PRECIPITATION ON WEDNESDAY
WITH A CONTINUATION ON THURSDAY. BY FRIDAY...A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE REBUILDS OVER CALIFORNIA WITH DRY WEATHER AGAIN.


&&

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
INTERIOR FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

.AIR QUALITY ISSUES...
NONE.

&&

.CERTAINTY...

THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 1 AND 2 IS HIGH.
THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7 IS MEDIUM.

THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS PART OF A TRIAL PROJECT CONDUCTED
BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD.
CERTAINTY LEVELS INCLUDE LOW...MEDIUM...AND HIGH. PLEASE VISIT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HNX/CERTAINTY.PHP /ALL LOWER CASE/ FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND/OR TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK.

&&

.CLIMATE...
             RECORDS
SITE DATE    HI_MAX:YEAR LO_MAX:YEAR HI_MIN:YEAR LO_MIN:YEAR

KFAT 03-06       86:1899     48:1952     54:2011     31:1971
KFAT 03-07       84:1899     48:1918     57:1986     30:1969
KFAT 03-08       84:1972     45:1974     60:1989     29:1964

KBFL 03-06       82:1972     51:1958     57:1972     30:1903
KBFL 03-07       83:1993     51:1919     63:1975     28:1907
KBFL 03-08       87:1934     47:1919     66:1910     29:1893
&&

.HNX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

PUBLIC...BEAN
AVN/FW...BEAN
SYNOPSIS...WP

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD



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