Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017


...Red Flag Warning for the Sierra Nevada from Sierra Forest
southward and the Kern County Mountains for very low humidity
through 8 PM Wednesday...

.DISCUSSION...
A dry airmass will hold over the region through the remainder of
the week with little change in temperatures and mainly light
winds. Little change in humidity is expected through midweek with
prolonged single digit humidity in the Sierra Nevada and Kern
County Mountains both during the day and at night. Slightly
better humidity recoveries are expected towards the end of the
week.


CAZ289>292-131645-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze. Patchy fog and frost after
                    midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy fog and frost in the morning.
                    Haze.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze. Patchy frost after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........52-62 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Haze. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 5 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 4-7 mph.


$$

CAZ293-131645-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-66 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 8 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 11-23 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 4-7 mph in the evening shifting to the
                    northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Poor.
Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 8 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-7 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-7 mph.


$$

CAZ294-131645-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-63 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to the
                    southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Poor.
Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-20 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-7 mph in the evening becoming
                    east 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the north in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 4-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 4-7 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 5-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-131645-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........19-29 percent.
   8000 FEET........18-28 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 12-24 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........62-67.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........11-21 percent.
   8000 FEET........5-15 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 9 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   8000 FEET........30-35.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........40-50 percent.
   8000 FEET........41-51 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 15-31 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   8000 FEET........54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........18-28 percent.
   8000 FEET........12-22 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the east 5-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Easterly 9 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 6-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ297-131645-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........26-31.
   8000 FEET........24-29.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........20-30 percent.
   8000 FEET........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........65-70.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........13-23 percent.
   8000 FEET........5-15 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to northwest 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northerly 9 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........32-37.
   8000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........38-48 percent.
   8000 FEET........31-41 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph in the evening.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........65-70.
   8000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........16-26 percent.
   8000 FEET........8-18 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northerly 9 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 6-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ295-131645-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........8-18 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........2-9 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northeast 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........13-23 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph in the evening becoming
                    east 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........4-11 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northeast 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 11 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 7-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 6-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 8-11 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-131645-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
357 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........19-29 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northerly 7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........3-9 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northerly 7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 12 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the east in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northerly 7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-11 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northerly 7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 6-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 7-10 mph.


$$


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