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
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER OVER
MOUNTAIN AREAS INTO THE EVENING AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW MOVES
INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. A DRIER WESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
WILL LEAD TO DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
WARM TO NEAR SEASONAL LEVEL WITH GRADUALLY DECREASING HUMIDITIES.
WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN ON THURSDAY.
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ON
FRIDAY BRINGING STRONGER ONSHORE WINDS.

CAZ289>292-212315-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHWEST 5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 6 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-212315-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    WEST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-212315-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........83-88.
   8000 FEET........67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 11-23 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 6 MPH.
LAL.................UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........83-88.
   8000 FEET........67-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........20-30 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WESTERLY 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-12 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-212315-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........79-84.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTH 8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 11 MPH.
LAL.................UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........80-85.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-18 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-19 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 7-14 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-212315-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
517 AM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-17 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 4-15 MPH.


$$


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