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
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL RESIDE OVER THE
DISTRICT THROUGH WEDNESDAY BETWEEN AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OFF THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST AND A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE CENTERED OVER
THE FOUR CORNERS REGION. DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH AT LEAST
WEDNESDAY MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
MOUNTAINS AND DESERT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS THE
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH NEARS THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST.
TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH GENERALLY
LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS. HUMIDITIES WILL GRADUALLY TREND UPWARD
THROUGH THE PERIOD.

CAZ289>292-161530-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 2-4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-98.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH.

$$

CAZ293-294-161530-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-7 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

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

$$

CAZ295-161530-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........62-67.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........36-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........86-91.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........61-66.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-16 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 5-14 MPH.

$$

CAZ296-297-161530-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   8000 FEET........47-52.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........53-63 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........89-94.
   8000 FEET........73-78.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........15-25 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 6-9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO SOUTH 3-13 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   8000 FEET........46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........60-70 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........85-90.
   8000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 6-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 7-15 MPH.

$$

CAZ298-299-161530-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
146 PM PDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....92-97.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-13 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-16 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 3-9 MPH.

$$

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