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
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS WITH A WARMING TREND CAN BE EXPECTED
TODAY AND THURSDAY. A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA
LATER THIS WEEK WITH PRECIPITATION LIKELY ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN VALLEY AND FOOTHILL AREAS ON
FRIDAY. MOUNTAIN AND DESERT AREAS WILL SEE INCREASING WINDS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN BUILDING OVER THE REGION ON
SUNDAY FOR A WARMING AND DRYING TREND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-17
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-11 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-240000-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 10-20 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 7 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-240000-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........58-63.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-17 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. COOLER.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 16-31 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-240000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........59-64.
   8000 FEET........46-51.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........26-36 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........75-85 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   8000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 11-23 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-18 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-13 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-240000-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
218 AM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-19 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-24 MPH.


$$


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