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
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

*** NOTICE TO USERS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD WILL
BEGIN A HIGH FIRE SEASON SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE SUNDAY MORNING APRIL
20TH. FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED DAILY BY 7 AM PDT AND 330 PM PDT.
NFDRS FORECASTS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ISSUED EACH AFTERNOON. ***

.DISCUSSION...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
SIERRA NEVADA THIS EVENING AS A WEAK STORM SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF
THE STATE. A FEW MORE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TOMORROW
AFTERNOON WITH SHOWERS POSSIBLE OVER THE SIERRA CREST ON SUNDAY.
MONDAY WILL BE DRY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE DISTRICT.
TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH MONDAY. BEGINNING
TUESDAY MUCH COOLER WEATHER IS EXPECTED WITH AN INCREASE IN WINDS
AND HUMIDITY AS A DEEP TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS
CALIFORNIA. THIS WILL BE A RELATIVELY DRY STORM WITH A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE AREA.

CAZ289>292-191500-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS NORTH. NOT AS WARM.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 5-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-13 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-13 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-191500-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN
9-19 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-13 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-191500-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF EVENING
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    3-6 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........37-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WESTERLY 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 8-18 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
UP 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-30 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-30 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-30 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-191500-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........34-39.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........92-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........99 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................4.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
                    10000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........67-72.
   8000 FEET........51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........41-51 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO WEST 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL
                    10500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   8000 FEET........30-35.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 10500
                    FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........30-40 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 8-18
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-19 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN
9-19 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 10-20 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-19 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 15-30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN
2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-191500-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
141 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 14-26 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING WEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 4 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-30 MPH.


$$

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