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
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.DISCUSSION...A SERIES OF PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL BRING
EPISODES OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE DISTRICT THROUGH
MONDAY ALONG WITH LOCALLY STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING AND AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.


CAZ289>292-201615-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS, MAINLY THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH. SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH NORTH OF FRESNO COUNTY AND ON THE
                    WEST SIDE BY 0300 PST WITH LOCAL GUSTS OF 35 TO
                    45 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PST...OTHERWISE 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING FOLLOWED BY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED AFTERNOON
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH. SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
                    OF 15-25 MPH ARE LIKELY IN THE MORNING NORTH OF
                    FRESNO COUNTY AND ON THE WEST SIDE.
LAL.................1...INCREASING TO 2 BY NOON PST.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHC WETTING RAIN....80 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY
                    EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 AFTER 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS,
                    MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 9-21 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-14 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-201615-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING FOLLOWED BY
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
                    THUNDERESTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    4-7 MPH BY 1100 PST.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1, INCREASING TO 2 AFTER 1200 PST.
VENTILATION.........GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL
                    AROUND 3500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PST, OTHERWISE 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....90 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 3000 FEET IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS, BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PST.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 4-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-13 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-13 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-201615-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
                    AROUND 5000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........30-35.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW.
                    SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST AROUND 25 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS.  SNOW LEVEL
                    4500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....60 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 4000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........59-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-17 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    DECREASING TO 3-14 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-20 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 4-16 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10-19 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 9-18 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 12-24 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 19-31 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-21 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 23-35 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-201615-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS EVENING. SNOW
                    ARRIVING TOWARD DAYBREAK.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........26-31.
   8000 FEET........15-20.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW, HEAVY AT TIMES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH. GUSTS TO 55 MPH OR HIGHER
                    NEAR THE CREST IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........25-30.
   8000 FEET........14-19.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........91-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....90 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........74-84 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 12-24 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 14-26 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11-23 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 19-31 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 17-29 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-201615-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
249 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER 1200 PST.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....80 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PST, OTHERWISE 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-23 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 25 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH
UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 7-19 MPH.

.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 11-21 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-20 MPH.


$$
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