Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
229 PM MST SUN SEP 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
DRIER AIR OVERSPREADING THE REGION WILL KEEP THUNDERSTORM CHANCES
LIMITED TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA THROUGH
MONDAY. DAYTIME HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO TREND DOWNWARD
WHILE OVERNIGHT RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD. WINDS AREA-WIDE WILL BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE...WITH SOME LOCAL GUSTS ON THE UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES
DURING THE AFTERNOON.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY STRONG GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS...

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-220930-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS/NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/GREATER PHOENIX
AREA/SOUTHWEST DESERTS/SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
PHOENIX BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
229 PM MST SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................71-81.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................41-64 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................95-103.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................71-81.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................36-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................96-104.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......8900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......CALM.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 71-81. HIGHS 97-106. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 73-83. HIGHS 96-105. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 70-80. HIGHS 92-100. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 63-77. HIGHS 86-96.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63-73. HIGHS 84-96.

$$

AZZ133-220930-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
229 PM MST SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................61-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................64-87 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................2.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-96.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................28-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................2.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................61-71.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................59-84 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................2 IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 1
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................81-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-37 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-73. HIGHS 82-98. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60-73. HIGHS 80-97. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 59-72. HIGHS 77-93. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54-70. HIGHS 73-89.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54-66. HIGHS 69-84.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-220930-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
229 PM MST SUN SEP 21 2014 /229 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................72-76.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................41-62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................97-102.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................72-77.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................31-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................99-104.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 74-80. HIGHS 101-106. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 75-80. HIGHS 100-106. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 70-79. HIGHS 96-101. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 65-74. HIGHS 90-96.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 65-71. HIGHS 88-95.

$$

CAZ230-220930-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
229 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................64-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................34-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................82-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................65-73.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................85-99.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................11-16 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 66-76. HIGHS 86-100. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 65-76. HIGHS 84-100. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-75. HIGHS 80-96. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-68. HIGHS 74-90.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-67. HIGHS 72-87.

$$

CAZ232-220930-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
229 PM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................73-77.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................33-49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................93-102.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................74-79.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................26-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................95-104.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 75-81. HIGHS 96-106. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 76-81. HIGHS 96-106. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 69-80. HIGHS 92-102. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 67-73. HIGHS 86-97.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 67-73. HIGHS 83-95.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH THROUGH WEDNESDAY
OCTOBER 1ST...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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