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

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FNUS55 KPSR 251041
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
341 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL EXPAND THROUGH SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND THE
COLORADO RIVER VALLEY TODAY...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 MPH. A
SLIGHTLY ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL EXIST...THOUGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LEVELS WILL ONLY FALL TO AROUND 20 PERCENT LIMITING A GREATER THREAT.
OTHERWISE...A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS WILL AFFECT PARTS OF SOUTHERN GILA
COUNTY THIS AFTERNOON AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION. DRY
AND TRANQUIL WEATHER WILL PREVAIL FRIDAY...ALBEIT MUCH COOLER THAN
NORMAL.

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

AZZ132-252245-
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-
341 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................22-35 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 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......WEST 8 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........FAIR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................32-42.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................38-67 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................50-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 52-58. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 54-60. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 56-62. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31-41. HIGHS 53-60.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 48-55.

$$

AZZ133-252245-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
341 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................45-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................26-38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................24-35.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................64-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................28 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................30 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................36-50.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................28-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 22-34. HIGHS 39-52. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24-35. HIGHS 43-55. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-36. HIGHS 45-57. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24-36. HIGHS 43-55.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20-35. HIGHS 38-50.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-252245-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
341 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014 /241 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................19-24 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
  30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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..........7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTHWEST 15 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................33-42.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................36-62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 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.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................54-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* 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............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.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 14 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-41. HIGHS 54-60. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-42. HIGHS 56-61. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-43. HIGHS 58-63. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-43. HIGHS 54-60.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31-38. HIGHS 51-55.

$$

CAZ230-252245-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
241 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................44-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................29-38.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................32-47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................21 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................40-54.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 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...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-37. HIGHS 42-55. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-39. HIGHS 47-58. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29-39. HIGHS 47-59. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23-38. HIGHS 40-53.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23-34. HIGHS 39-50.

$$

CAZ232-252245-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
241 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................55-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
  30 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................38-45.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................30-54 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 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.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-61.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-23 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.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-42. HIGHS 52-60. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-44. HIGHS 54-61. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-45. HIGHS 55-64. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-45. HIGHS 50-59.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-40. HIGHS 48-56.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY JANUARY 1ST THROUGH SATURDAY JANUARY
3RD...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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