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
329 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Calmer winds in the forecast today in the wake of yesterday`s
trough passage. Morning winds may have north-northeasterly
headings before becoming light and variable into the midday and
afternoon hours. Above normal temperatures to continue with
widespread 70s for the lower desert elevations and upper 50s/low
60s for the higher elevations. Min RHs today will fall 10-14
percent for the deserts and 12-20 percent across southern Gila
County. Daytime humidities will improve into the weekend as
moisture moves into the region and precip chances enter the
forecast for the late weekend.

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

AZZ132-152230-
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-
329 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................68-73.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 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.......4100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......East 8 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................40-50.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................25-46 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.................64-70.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southeast in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 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.......2300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southeast 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
36-50. Highs 57-63. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-48. Highs 61-65. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-50. Highs 67-71. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-51. Highs 70-74.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-51. Highs 63-69.

$$

AZZ133-152230-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
329 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................55-70.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph in the morning
  becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................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.................26-46.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................31-55 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 5 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming west after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.................52-65.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 15 to 25 mph in the
  morning becoming 25 to 35 mph 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...
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows
24-47. Highs 43-57. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-46. Highs 49-61. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-49. Highs 59-69. East winds 5 to
10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-49. Highs 60-72.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-47. Highs 51-66.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-152230-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
329 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017 /229 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................69-74.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 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..........2500 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northeast 9 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear in the evening becoming
  partly cloudy after midnight.
* Min Temperature.................39-50.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................28-49 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature.................67-71.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................16-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming north in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest 5 to 15 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..........2100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southeast 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Marginal.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing sand and blowing dust.
Lows 34-50. Highs 60-64. North winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-47. Highs 63-67. North winds 5 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-48. Highs 68-72. North winds
5 to 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-51. Highs 71-75.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-51. Highs 64-69.

$$

CAZ230-152230-
Joshua Tree National Park-
229 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-70.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming east in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................41-48.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................21-29 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................56-66.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming north 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Cooler, windy, clear. Patchy blowing sand and blowing
dust. Lows 34-44. Highs 47-59. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 53-63. North winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-45. Highs 61-69. North winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38-47. Highs 64-71.
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 35-47. Highs 51-63.

$$

CAZ232-152230-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
229 AM PST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-75.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................10-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................43-54.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................23-52 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Light and variable in the evening
  becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 mph in the
  evening becoming west 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................63-72.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-23 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming north in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph in the morning
  becoming northwest 5 to 15 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.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Breezy, clear. Patchy blowing sand and blowing dust.
Lows 37-52. Highs 57-67. North winds 20 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-49. Highs 60-69. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-51. Highs 66-73. North winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-53. Highs 69-75.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-53. Highs 61-69.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday December 22nd through Sunday
December 24th: Near normal temperatures and above to near median
precipitation.



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