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
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Isolated showers possible near the crest of the sierra into the
early evening. Otherwise dry and cold conditions. A weather
system will move into the district Thursday bringing showers and
stronger winds especially across the Kern county mountains.

CAZ289>292-221545-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........69-79 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 2-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the west.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of rain.
Max Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    northwest 10-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of rain.
Min Temperature.....32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 10-15 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 10 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the north 12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 8 mph.


$$

CAZ293-221545-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny then becoming cloudy. Chance of
                    rain and slight chance of snow in the morning,
                    then snow and rain likely in the afternoon.
                    snow level 1500 feet.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Southeast 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Rain and
                    snow likely in the evening, then chance of snow
                    and rain after midnight. snow level 2000
                    feet.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early evening then
                    easterly 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 5 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 2-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 5 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph.
   Ridges...........South 6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-221545-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming partly sunny. Slight chance
                    of rain and snow. snow level 1500 feet.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 10 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 8-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. snow level
                    2000 feet.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....46-51.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-221545-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........19-24.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........71-81 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to 10-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then
                    snow likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........29-34.
   8000 Feet........19-24.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   8000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Southwest 12-16 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 15-25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow likely in the evening, then
                    chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........90-100 percent.
   8000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 7-12 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to North 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-16 mph in the early evening
                    becoming north 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........33-38.
   8000 Feet........22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........38-48 percent.
   8000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........North 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........North 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 7-19 mph.


$$

CAZ297-221545-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   8000 Feet........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to 8-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow in the
                    morning, then chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........33-38.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........40-50 percent.
   8000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 10-19 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-20 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 15-25 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph in the morning
                    increasing to west around 25 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 10-17 mph in the early evening
                    becoming north 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 15-20 mph in the early evening
                    becoming north 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........32-37.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   8000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 10 mph in the early morning
                    becoming north 12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 12-24 mph.
   Ridges...........North 14-26 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-16 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-19 mph.


$$

CAZ295-221545-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to westerly 10-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10 mph in the early evening increasing to
                    15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........36-41.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........west 12-22 mph.
   Ridges...........West 20-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain in the
                    evening, then snow and rain likely after
                    midnight. snow level 2500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 14-26 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 15-25 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 10-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 20-30 mph in the early evening becoming
                    northwest 15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 10-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 15 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-17
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........North 14-26 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-19 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-221545-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
300 PM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-28 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20-25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........64-74 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-22 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....43-48.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-17 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the north 3-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 9 mph.


$$


MV

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