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
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A low pressure system dropping south into the region will drive a
cold front through central California this afternoon and tonight.
This cold front will bring gusty winds to the area along with
mountain showers beginning this afternoon near Yosemite, spreading
south tonight and continuing through Monday. Temperatures will be
significantly colder Monday and Tuesday in the wake of the storm
system.


CAZ289>292-190115-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max Temperature.....61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Variable 2-6 mph in the early morning becoming
                    northwest 8-18 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph in the morning increasing to
                    northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 10-18 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the
                    early evening...decreasing to 5-15 mph after
                    midnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Widespread frost. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH
down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum
RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Patchy frost. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures
up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ293-190115-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    late afternoon.
Max Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 4-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 6-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the evening.
                    Isolated snow showers after midnight.
                    Snow level lowering to near 1800 feet by midnight,
                    then as low as 1000 feet by daybreak.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-11 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-14 mph in the early evening
                    becoming southeast 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the morning. Isolated showers in the afternoon.
                    Snow level near 1000 feet in the early morning,
                    then around 1500 feet by afternoon.
Max Temperature.....40-45.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Min Humidity........45-55 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10 mph in the early morning becoming 3-7
                    mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-190115-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to upslope/upvalley 7-13 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 9-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    evening, then a slight chance of snow showers
                    after midnight. Snow level lowering to near
                    3000 feet by midnight, then as low as 1000 feet
                    near daybreak.
Min Temperature.....31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 19-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-15 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
                    Snow level near 1000 feet early morning,
                    then near 1500 feet by afternoon.
Max Temperature.....41-46.
   24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 degrees.
Min Humidity........58-68 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-17
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-190115-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon near Yosemite.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........44-49.
   8000 Feet........35-40.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........45-55 percent.
   8000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-12 mph in the morning,
                    becoming southwest 10-25 mph with local gusts
                    to 35 mph in the afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 20-35 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 27-39 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening,
                    then widespread snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........79-89 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 8-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Southwest to west 20-35 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 8-20 mph.
   Ridges...........West 26-38 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 14-26 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........24-29.
   8000 Feet........13-18.
   24 HR Trend......Down 14-30 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........59-69 percent.
   8000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 8-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-22 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 3-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 13-25 mph in the early morning decreasing
                    to 3-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 10-20
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-10 mph.


$$

CAZ297-190115-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........50-55.
   8000 Feet........39-44.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   8000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-18 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 15-30 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 14-26 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 23-35 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    evening, then numerous snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........17-22.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........79-89 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 17-33 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 15-30 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 8-20 mph after midnight.
   Ridges...........West 26-38 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 17-29 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........25-30.
   8000 Feet........11-16.
   24 HR Trend......Down 19-35 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........60-70 percent.
   8000 Feet........61-71 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 14-30 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 8-20 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 4-16 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 15-27 mph in the early morning decreasing
                    to 5-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 20 mph in the morning
                    decreasing to around 10 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 11-23
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-13 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Southeast to Southwest 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 5-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-13 mph.


$$

CAZ295-190115-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-17 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 10-22 mph with gusts to 35 mph in
                    the afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 6-18 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 18-30 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Snow level
                    around 6500 feet in the evening, lowering to
                    near 3800 feet after midnight and to 1500 feet by
                    daybreak.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........68-78 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 29-45 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 14-26 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph mainly through
                    the passes and canyons
   Ridges...........West 20-32 mph in the early evening becoming
                    northwest 17-29 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Down 14-30 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West to northwest 14-26 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 16-28 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 20 to 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 11-23
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-13 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-190115-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
454 AM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of blowing dust.
Max Temperature.....61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 9-21 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 15-27 mph by afternoon with
                    gusts to 35 mph below the passes.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing dust.
Min Temperature.....34-39.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........62-72 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 19-31 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of blowing dust.
Max Temperature.....39-44.
   24 HR Trend......Down 14-30 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-28 mph with gusts to 50 mph in the
                    morning decreasing to 11-23 mph by late
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 25 to 30 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-13
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-12 mph.


$$

BEAN

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