Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A series of storms will cross the region through the
week. The first storm will continue entering the region this
morning with only light precipitation expected over the northern
half of the district. A brief break on Wednesday will be followed
by a second much stronger storm expected on Thursday through Friday.
The second storm may produce greater precipitation amounts, stronger
winds, and lower snow levels than the first system. Dry weather is
expected over the weekend.


CAZ289>292-170130-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Variable 3-5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Patchy fog.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-65 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......South 5-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees.
Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 9-12 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ293-170130-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 8-18 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Cloudy. Rain likely. Cooler. Temperatures down 6-16 degrees.
Minimum RH up 8-18 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ294-170130-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-16 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-7 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Cloudy. Rain likely. Cooler. Temperatures down 7-13 degrees.
Minimum RH up 10-20 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 7-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 8-11 mph.


$$

CAZ296-170130-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain and snow in
                    the morning. Snow level 8000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   8000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........48-58 percent.
   8000 FEET........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the morning
                    then becoming northwest by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   8000 FEET........80-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........56-61.
   8000 FEET........48-53.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........47-57 percent.
   8000 FEET........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph in the morning becoming
                    southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Temperatures down 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 11-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 18-21 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Cloudy. Snow and rain. Colder. Temperatures down 9-19 degrees.
Minimum RH up 8-18 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 9-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 15-18 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 10-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 12-15 mph.


$$

CAZ297-170130-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........56-61.
   8000 FEET........46-51.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........45-55 percent.
   8000 FEET........36-46 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........West 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........30-35.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........82-92 percent.
   8000 FEET........73-83 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-13 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........59-64.
   8000 FEET........48-53.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........47-57 percent.
   8000 FEET........41-51 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 12-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 16-19 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Snow and rain likely. Colder. Temperatures down
10-20 degrees. Minimum RH up 13-25 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 10-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 14-17 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 9-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 14-17 mph.


$$

CAZ295-170130-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 8-11 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-7 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 11-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........65-75 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-17 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 8-11 mph in the evening becoming
                    easterly 5-8.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 11-14 mph in the evening becoming
                    northeast 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 8-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 11-14 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Cooler. Temperatures down 9-19
degrees. Minimum RH up 22-38 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........West 12-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 15-18 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Temperatures down 2-8
degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northwest 11-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 14-17 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-170130-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
357 AM PST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6-9 mph in the morning shifting to the
                    northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southeast by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 12 mph in the morning becoming
                    southeast by afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Cooler. Temperatures down 7-17
degrees. Minimum RH up 11-23 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 18-21 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees.
Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 15-18 mph.


$$


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