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

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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
332 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and cool conditions will persist through Saturday. Winds will
generally be on the light side with the exception of occasional
afternoon breeziness. The dry air will allow for minimum
humidities into the teens across the lower deserts both this
afternoon and Saturday afternoon.

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

AZZ132-242245-
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-
332 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-64.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................16-21 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 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.......6600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 6 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................37-47.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................41-64 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming northeast after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................63-70.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 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............West 30 to 40 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.......5100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43-53. Highs 60-66. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
43-53. Highs 60-67. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
42-52. Highs 61-66. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 65-71.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 44-54. Highs 70-76.

$$

AZZ133-242245-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
332 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................49-60.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................19-24 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................28-40.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................49-67 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming mostly downslope/downvalley after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................52-65.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................15-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
32-46. Highs 50-62. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 32-47. Highs
51-63. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 30-47.
Highs 49-63. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-46. Highs 54-68.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 32-49. Highs 60-73.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-242245-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
332 AM MST Fri Feb 24 2017 /232 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-66.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................13-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 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..........5700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 8 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................40-46.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................42-55 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming mostly downslope/downvalley after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-72.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Light and variable in the morning
  becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 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..........4100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 3 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-51. Highs 63-67. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
45-51. Highs 63-67. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
44-51. Highs 64-68. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 44-52. Highs 67-71.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 47-54. Highs 73-77.

$$

CAZ230-242245-
Joshua Tree National Park-
232 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................48-59.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................16-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................33-40.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................37-50 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Light and variable in the evening
  becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................54-66.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................15-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-49. Highs 49-62. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
35-48. Highs 49-63. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-48. Highs 50-63. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 38-47. Highs 54-67.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 41-50. Highs 60-71.

$$

CAZ232-242245-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
232 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-67.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................15-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 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.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................39-44.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................41-67 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Light and variable in the evening
  becoming mostly downslope/downvalley after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-72.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 35 to 45 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...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45-52. Highs 60-68. West winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
45-52. Highs 60-68. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
44-52. Highs 61-69. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 44-51. Highs 65-72.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 46-54. Highs 71-77.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday March 3rd through Sunday March 5th:
Near normal temperatures and below median precipitation.



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