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
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.DISCUSSION...A weak area of low pressure will remain anchored off
the southern California coast through Wednesday and bring a threat
of thunderstorms to the Sierra each afternoon and evening. Light
slope and terrain winds can be expected through the period with
little diurnal change in temperatures and humidities. A slightly
drier, warmer and more stable air mass will move into the district
Thursday and continue through Saturday.

CAZ289>292-222315-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 5 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    northwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ293-222315-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........South 5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 0 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northeast 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-222315-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........South 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-66 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-22 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northeast .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-222315-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........78-83.
   8000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........28-38 percent.
   8000 FEET........35-45 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................4.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........54-59.
   8000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........72-82 percent.
   8000 FEET........76-86 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the north 3-6 mph .
LAL.................4.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........78-83.
   8000 FEET........66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   8000 FEET........35-45 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-9 mph.


$$

CAZ297-222315-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........80-85.
   8000 FEET........66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   8000 FEET........29-39 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 7 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 10 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 4-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   8000 FEET........66-76 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-6 mph .
   RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the south 3-6 mph .
LAL.................3.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........80-85.
   8000 FEET........66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........24-34 percent.
   8000 FEET........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-8 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 4-10 mph.


$$

CAZ295-222315-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 6 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph in the early evening
                    then westerly 3-7 mph .
   RIDGES...........West 3-9 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northwest 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........19-29 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-222315-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
320 AM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-21 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........39-49 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 3-8 mph.


$$


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