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
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS
THURSDAY TO SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER RIDGE OFF THE WEST COAST WILL MAINTAIN A
NORTHWEST ONSHORE FLOW TODAY WITH COOL SEASONAL TEMPERATURES.
WIND FLOW WILL TURN OFFSHORE TONIGHT AS THE RIDGE STARTS BUILDING
INLAND. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN IN THE GREAT BASIN
AS A COLD UPPER LOW MOVES THROUGH THE INTERIOR WEST. THIS WILL PROVIDE
A WARM AND DRY OFFSHORE FLOW OVER THE FIRE DISTRICT THURSDAY INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. GUSTY EASTERLY WINDS AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL
RESULT IN AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER DURING THIS PERIOD ESPECIALLY OVER
THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SEQUOIA FOREST.

CAZ289>292-010115-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 8-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-7 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-6 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-010115-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-7 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-6 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-010115-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO WEST 11-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 7-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........73-78.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........EAST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 8-16 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-7 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........EAST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 10-20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........EAST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 8-16 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 6-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-010115-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   8000 FEET........57-62.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........44-49.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 2-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH 6-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........74-79.
   8000 FEET........61-66.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1-4 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-6 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-010115-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
522 AM PDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    12-20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 13-21 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO NORTH 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO EAST 8-16 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 6-12 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.


$$


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