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
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS THE KERN COUNTY AND SOUTHEASTERN
TULARE COUNTY...

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO
BUILD WESTWARD INTO CALIFORNIA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AND BRING
DRY WEATHER WITH   ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL REMAIN LOW WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.

IN THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND DESERT AND THE SOUTHEASTERN
PORTION OF THE TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS...AREAS OF SINGLE DIGIT
HUMIDITY ARE POSSIBLE FOR 4 TO 8 HOURS EACH DAY THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY
WILL BE POOR. IN ADDITION, WINDS WILL BE GUSTY THROUGH AND BELOW
THE PASSES AND CANYONS. THESE WINDS ALONG WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND
DRY FUELS WILL CREATE ELEVATED FIRE DANGER ACROSS KERN COUNTY AND
SOUTHEASTERN TULARE COUNTY.

CAZ289>292-240145-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO NORTHWEST 7-15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....99-104.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH IN THE MORNING...INCREASING
                    TO NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 4-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-240145-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 2-5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 4-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-240145-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........88-93.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........7-17 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    THROUGH THE PASSES AND CANYONS.
   RIDGES...........WEST NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........60-65.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........35-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 7-14 MPH IN THE EVENING WITH GUSTS
                    TO 30 MPH THROUGH THE PASSES AND CANYONS.
                    DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........88-93.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........7-17 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-11 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-240145-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........88-93.
   8000 FEET........77-82.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........8-18 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........6-16 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 7-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   8000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........48-58 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........88-93.
   8000 FEET........77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........8-18 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........6-16 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 6-11 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-240145-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
515 AM PDT SAT JUL 23 2016

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....101-106.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-14 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH
                    BELOW PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....100-105.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-14 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON...GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH. GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$

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