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
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL BRING A
CHANGE TO MUCH COOLER AND UNSETTLED WEATHER DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS
WITH AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CONFINED TO
THE FOOTHILLS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRA THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING. SHOWERS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD FROM LATE THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY AS THE STORM SYSTEM TRACKS INLAND ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA. TEMPERATURES WILL BECOME UNSEASONABLY COOL ACROSS THE
DISTRICT BY FRIDAY WHILE HUMIDITIES TREND UPWARD.


CAZ289>292-041515-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES ON THE
                    WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-87.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 3-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-041515-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-29 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 3-5 MPH
                    BY 2200 PDT.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 5-9 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 12-24 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-11 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-041515-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........46-51.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 4-7 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNCANYON 2-4 MPH BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 12-22 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 3-5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOCAL GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPCANYON
                    3-7 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........81-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 11-23 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-7 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2000 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNCANYON 2-4 MPH BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........52-62 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 14-26 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 7-13
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9-17 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-14 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11-21 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-041515-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........42-47.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........72-82 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 4-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS BECOMING LIKELY BY
                    AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CREST. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   8000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........33-43 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........35-45 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-7 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200...THEN 2.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...THEN 1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   8000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........53-63 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-7 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 9-19
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 4-12 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 4-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 9-21 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-041515-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
133 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CONSIDERABLE HIGH CLOUDINESS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........35-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 8-18 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-86.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH
                    POSSIBLE RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES DURING THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-56.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-25 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 12-22 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES IN THE EARLY EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-76.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9-16 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-18 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-22 MPH.


$$
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