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
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

...Elevated Fire Danger for Southern Gila County Today...

.DISCUSSION...
Deepening low pressure over northwest Mexico will support very
breezy to windy easterly winds--along with several hours of
elevated fire danger--from late morning to early afternoon in
isolated locations in southern Gila county today. Above normal
maxTs are expected in the mid to upper 70s over the lower deserts
and the low to mid 60s in the higher elevations. Expect minRH
values in the 7-14% range with poor to fair overnight recovery.

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

AZZ132-122345-
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-
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................72-78.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................7-12 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............East 10 to 20 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.......3800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......East 15 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................45-56.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................15-28 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............East 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................71-77.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................8-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming north in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 15 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.......3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......East 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 41-52. Highs 70-74. North winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 70-75. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 69-73. North winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 67-72.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 41-53. Highs 70-74.

$$

AZZ133-122345-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-75.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............East 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................36-52.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................16-29 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............East 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................62-76.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 33-50. Highs 59-73. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 33-49. Highs 60-73. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-49. Highs 58-72. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32-49. Highs 55-70.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 32-51. Highs 62-73.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-122345-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
444 AM MST Tue Dec 12 2017 /344 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................70-76.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................6-11 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 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..........1900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 10 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................42-57.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................14-28 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................71-77.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 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..........2100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 40-55. Highs 69-74. North winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 41-55. Highs 71-75. North winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-54. Highs 70-75. North winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-54. Highs 68-73.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 41-54. Highs 71-75.

$$

CAZ230-122345-
Joshua Tree National Park-
344 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................63-71.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................5-10 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 15 to 25 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.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................43-51.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................66-74.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................7-12 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 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...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 42-51. Highs 65-72. North winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 41-50. Highs 65-72. North winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-49. Highs 64-72. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-49. Highs 61-70.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 41-50. Highs 64-72.

$$

CAZ232-122345-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
344 AM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................68-77.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................6-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 15 to 25 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.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................46-57.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................12-36 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................70-78.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................7-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northeast 10 to 20 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...
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 44-56. Highs 68-76. North winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 45-56. Highs 69-77. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 68-76. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44-55. Highs 66-75.
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 44-55. Highs 69-76.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Tuesday December 19th through Thursday
December 21st: Above normal temperatures and near to below median
precipitation.


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