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
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.DISCUSSION...A COOLING TREND CAN BE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND AS AN
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A STRENGTHENING
ONSHORE FLOW WILL SUPPORT GUSTY WINDS ALONG THE SIERRA CREST THROUGH
TONIGHT. GUSTY WINDS WILL ALSO OCCUR THROUGH AND BELOW THE MOUNTAIN
PASSES OF KERN COUNTY AND ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF THE SAN JOAQUIN
VALLEY THIS WEEKEND. HUMIDITIES WILL TREND SLIGHTLY HIGHER THROUGH
SUNDAY. LITTLE CHANGE IN THE PATTERN IS EXPECTED NEXT WEEK WITH A
PREVAILING ONSHORE FLOW...DRY WEATHER AND SLIGHTLY COOLER THAN
NORMAL TEMPERATURES EACH DAY THROUGH FRIDAY.


CAZ289>292-300000-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST ON THE
                    WEST SIDE THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-99.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH THROUGH AND BELOW THE PASSES
                    ON THE WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH
                    ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ON THE
                    WEST SIDE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-68.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH THROUGH AND BELOW THE PASSES
                    ON THE WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH
                    ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-89.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH THROUGH AND BELOW THE PASSES
                    ON THE WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH
                    ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-300000-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-98.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE
                    4-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-5 MPH THIS MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST 6-10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 20-30 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST TO EAST
                    3-7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-89.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........VARIABLE 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST 5-8 MPH BY
                    AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNIG
                    BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 7-14 MPH DURING
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-300000-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........83-88.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-8 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 17 MPH IN THE
                    CANYONS THIS AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH OVER THE
                    SUMMITS.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........LOW CLOUDS FORMING ALONG THE NORTH FACING
                    SLOPES AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR ELSEWHERE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 25-35 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-9 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 19 MPH IN THE
                    CANYONS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH DIMINISHING TO 10-20 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 MPH OVER THE SUMMITS THIS
                    EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........76-81.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-9 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 19 MPH IN THE
                    CANYONS DURING THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH OVER THE
                    SUMMITS.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-18 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-14 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-18 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-300000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   8000 FEET........69-74.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING WESTERLY
                    4-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15-25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   8000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 8-18 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM
RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-13 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-300000-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
516 AM PDT SAT AUG 29 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-105.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-18 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-18 MPH THIS MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....65-73.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH THIS EVENING DIMINISHING
                    TO 8-18 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 MPH
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES THIS EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-99.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-19 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-18 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS
                    TO 35 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-11 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-17 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-19 MPH.


$$
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