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
312 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Dry weather will prevail with no chance of rain through
at least Friday. Minimum afternoon humidity levels of 10-20% will
affect the area while overnight recoveries will be good. Lighter
winds will occur today compared to yesterday, but some afternoon
breeziness is still likely. Light winds are forecast for Thursday.

...Thunderstorms imply gusty winds...

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

AZZ132-162215-
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-
312 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................95-101.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 10 to 20 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.......8900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......South 7 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................75-85.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................26-50 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................98-103.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 5 to 15 mph in the morning
  becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
* 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.......9000 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......South 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 74-84. Highs 100-105. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 76-86. Highs 100-106. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 77-87. Highs 99-104. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 77-87. Highs 97-103.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 77-87. Highs 97-103.

$$

AZZ133-162215-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
312 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................80-96.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................15-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 10 to 20 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.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................63-75.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................38-51 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................84-99.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 5 to 15 mph in the morning
  becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59-75. Highs 86-100. West winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-76. Highs 86-101. West winds
5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61-76. Highs 83-99. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61-76. Highs 82-97.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61-77. Highs 82-98.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-162215-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
312 AM MST Wed Aug 16 2017 /312 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................98-102.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 10 to 20 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..........7400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 6 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................77-81.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................30-42 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................101-105.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 10 to 15 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..........8300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southeast 6 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 77-82. Highs 103-107. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 79-83. Highs 104-108. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 80-84. Highs 103-107. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 80-84. Highs 102-106.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 80-85. Highs 102-106.

$$

CAZ230-162215-
Joshua Tree National Park-
312 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................84-96.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................13-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................69-76.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................34-40 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming northwest after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable in the evening
  becoming east 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................87-100.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................14-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southeast in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 67-78. Highs 89-102. South winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 67-78. Highs 90-103. Southwest winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 67-78. Highs 89-102. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 67-78. Highs 88-101.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 67-79. Highs 88-101.

$$

CAZ232-162215-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
312 AM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................93-101.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................75-81.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................29-48 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................96-104.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................11-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........2 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 75-82. Highs 98-107. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 76-82. Highs 99-107. South winds 5 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 77-82. Highs 98-107. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 77-82. Highs 97-106.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 77-84. Highs 97-106.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Wednesday August 23rd through Friday August
25th: Near normal temperatures and near median precipitation.



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