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
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
TONIGHT BRINGING IN MUCH COOLER AIR ALONG WITH BREEZY TO WINDY
CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF THE DISTRICT. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS
ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SIERRA CREST AND BELOW THE PASSES OF THE
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND DESERT. MAINLY LIGHT PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED WITH THE BEST CHANCE AROUND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. DRY
CONDITIONS PREVAIL WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH A WARMING TREND.
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS POSSIBLE BY FRIDAY.

CAZ289>292-220000-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-20 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 7-15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-220000-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO
                    5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 12-24 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 5-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-220000-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........13-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 4-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-22 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH THROUGH PASSES.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-220000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........15-25 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
                    8500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
                    6500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........51-56.
   8000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 12-24 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........31-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10-25 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-220000-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
415 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH INCREASING TO 10-20 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-20 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH BECOMING WEST BY AFTERNOON.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-8 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH.


$$

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