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...UPDATED
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A weather disturbance will move into the area tonight bringing
a small chance of light snow to the Sierra. Other areas will
stay dry but will be cold. A more substantial and colder weather
system will move into the district on Thursday bringing another
round of snow showers and low elevation rain showers to mainly
the mountains.

CAZ289>292-211530-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 2-4 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the west.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......South 1-4 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    northwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 2-4 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the south 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........43-53 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 8-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-13 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-12 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-11 mph.

$$

CAZ293-211530-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph.
   Ridges...........North 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Chance of snow showers and showers after
                    midnight. Snow level 2500 feet.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers and
                    showers. Snow level 1500 feet.
Max Temperature.....42-47.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 14-26 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-9 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

$$

CAZ294-211530-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........57-67 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   Ridges...........East 2-4 mph in the early evening shifting to the
                    northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min Temperature.....31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........56-66 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers. Snow level 1500 feet.
Max Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........43-53 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-7 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to west 4-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow showers.
Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-13
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

$$

CAZ296-211530-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........16-21.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........72-82 percent.
   8000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........34-39.
   8000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........30-40 percent.
   8000 Feet........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 4-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the evening, then chance of snow showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........21-26.
   8000 Feet........8-13.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........63-73 percent.
   8000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to Northwest 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the west 3-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........27-32.
   8000 Feet........17-22.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........56-66 percent.
   8000 Feet........53-63 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 5-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 9-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as cool. Temperatures up 7-17 degrees. Minimum RH
down 8-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-15 mph.


$$

CAZ297-211530-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........13-18.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   8000 Feet........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley.
   Ridges...........East 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........35-40.
   8000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   8000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 4-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........17-22.
   8000 Feet........7-12.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........67-77 percent.
   8000 Feet........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to 3-12 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-9 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to 3-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........29-34.
   8000 Feet........17-22.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   8000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-18 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 6-18 mph.
   Ridges...........North 8-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as cool. Temperatures up 8-18 degrees. Minimum RH
down 10-20 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-14 mph.

$$

CAZ295-211530-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 13-29 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West to northwest 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........49-59 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-9 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the west 4-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow showers.
                    Snow level 2000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........34-39.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-19 mph.
   Ridges...........West 9-21 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of showers.
Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 7-13 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-16 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 9-18 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 10-20
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-13 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-19 mph.

$$

CAZ298-299-211530-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
124 PM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....46-51.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest to west 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph in the early evening increasing to
                    5-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
                    Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
                    snow level 2500 feet.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-23 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 14-24 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 20 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 35 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 15-27 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-13 mph.

$$
DUDLEY

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