Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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FNUS55 KPSR 201046
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
346 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEKEND WITH
GRADUAL DRYING CONDITIONS AND MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES. HIGH TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM BACK TOWARD NORMAL TODAY AND THEN A COUPLE DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL ON SUNDAY. MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY
ELEVATED...MOSTLY ABOVE 35 PERCENT BOTH DAYS. WEAK FLOW ALOFT WILL
KEEP SURFACE WINDS ON THE LIGHT SIDE THROUGH SUNDAY.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-202300-
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-
346 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................37-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 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.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................39-49.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................71-96 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................63-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................30-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 3 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 66-72. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-50. HIGHS 66-72. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 65-70. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 64-69.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 61-67.

$$

AZZ133-202300-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
346 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................50-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................39-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 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.................32-43.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................70-92 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................54-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................38-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-46. HIGHS 57-67. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31-46. HIGHS 53-66. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31-43. HIGHS 57-67. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-43. HIGHS 53-64.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-43. HIGHS 49-62.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-202300-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
346 AM MST SAT DEC 20 2014 /246 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................63-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................36-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 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..........4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 5 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............FAIR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................39-50.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................64-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................66-71.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................30-39 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 25 TO 35 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..........3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 12 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-55. HIGHS 71-75. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-55. HIGHS 70-74. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-51. HIGHS 67-71. EAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 67-71.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-48. HIGHS 63-69.

$$

CAZ230-202300-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
246 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................53-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................40-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 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.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................40-48.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................58-71 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-69.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................33-41 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 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.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-54. HIGHS 62-72. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-54. HIGHS 61-71. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 62-69. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 58-66.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-44. HIGHS 52-63.

$$

CAZ232-202300-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
246 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
  MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................42-51 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................45-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................59-86 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................66-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................33-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 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.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-57. HIGHS 70-76. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-57. HIGHS 68-76. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-53. HIGHS 66-71. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-52. HIGHS 64-71.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-50. HIGHS 61-68.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY DECEMBER 27TH THROUGH MONDAY DECEMBER
29TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.







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