Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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FNUS55 KPSR 271213
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
513 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD...BUT DRY LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL LINGER OVER THE REGION
TODAY. EXPECT LOCALLY GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT TIMES ALONG
THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...WITH GENERALLY LIGHT SURFACE WINDS
ACROSS THE REMAINING DISTRICTS. THE DRIER AIR WILL YIELD MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES...AND IT WILL GRADUALLY TREND DOWN DAYTIME HUMIDITY LEVELS OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-280015-
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-
513 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-27 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTHEAST 8 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................29-39.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................42-66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................52-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................19-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......CALM.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 55-61. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 56-63. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32-43. HIGHS 44-55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28-39.
HIGHS 42-49.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28-38.
HIGHS 44-52.

$$

AZZ133-280015-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
513 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................39-53.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................17-33.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................45-67 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................41-54.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 19-36. HIGHS 43-55. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
21-39. HIGHS 46-58. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27-39.
HIGHS 38-50. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
18-35. HIGHS 31-46.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 18-32. HIGHS 33-46.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-280015-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
513 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014 /413 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................52-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 30 TO 40 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..........4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 11 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................28-38.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 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.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................54-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 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.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 56-63. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-46. HIGHS 57-64. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
31-46. HIGHS 46-54. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29-39.
HIGHS 44-51.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29-36. HIGHS 48-54.

$$

CAZ230-280015-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
413 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................40-54.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................27-33.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-41 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 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.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................44-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-39. HIGHS 48-58. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 28-41.
HIGHS 45-58. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 22-41. HIGHS 31-43. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 22-34. HIGHS 34-45.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-35. HIGHS 39-51.

$$

CAZ232-280015-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
413 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................50-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................32-38.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................29-52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 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.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................52-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-44. HIGHS 54-63. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
39-46. HIGHS 55-64. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
34-46. HIGHS 43-55. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32-40. HIGHS 42-52.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-36. HIGHS 47-56.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY JANUARY 3RD THROUGH MONDAY JANUARY
5TH...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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