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
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DROPPING INTO CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA THIS AFTERNOON WILL PROVIDE FOR A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE SIERRA NEVADA RANGE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. BREEZY TO WINDY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
CONTINUE OVER THE MOUNTAINS TODAY AND SLOWLY DIMINISH ON SUNDAY.
DRIER CONDITIONS AND LIGHTER WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON MEMORIAL DAY.
WHILE DRYING WILL BE SEEN OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CONFINED TO THE SIERRA
NEVADA AND TEHACHAPI CREST THROUGH THURSDAY.

CAZ289>292-240000-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-240000-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-56 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........LIGHT IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-240000-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........58-63.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-19 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-17 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST 10-22 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11-23 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 7-19 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 13-25 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 9-21 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........62-67.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-13 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    DECREASING TO 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-17 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 7-19 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-16 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 4-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-240000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
                    LEVEL 9500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........58-63.
   8000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........50-60 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........59-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WESTERLY BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 4-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 THEN 2 AFTER 1300 PDT.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE
                    SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 10000
                    FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........31-36.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE
                    OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
                    10000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   8000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........40-50 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-240000-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
524 AM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 3-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-11 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-13 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 4-11 MPH.

$$

JDB

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