Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
FNUS55 KPSR 231029
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
COOL TEMPERATURES AGAIN FOR TODAY UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AS THE
UPPER LOW CONTINUES TO MOVE OUT OF THE REGION. A WARMING TREND WILL
COMMENCE ON SUNDAY...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW NORMAL.
SOME LINGERING LOW LEVEL MOISTURE WILL KEEP HUMIDITIES SOMEWHAT ON
THE MODEST SIDE AS AFTERNOON READINGS ONLY FALL INTO A 20 TO 30
PERCENT RANGE BOTH TODAY AND SUNDAY. WINDS HAVE DEFINITELY DIMINISHED
OVERALL...BUT SOME AFTERNOON BREEZINESS WILL BE COMMON TODAY AND
POTENTIALLY FOR SUNDAY.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-232230-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS/NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/GREATER PHOENIX
AREA/SOUTHWEST DESERTS/SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
PHOENIX BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................77-83.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................20-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......9700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................58-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................49-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-86.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......10100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 61-71. HIGHS 85-92. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 63-73. HIGHS 89-95. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 64-74. HIGHS 89-96. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 64-74. HIGHS 91-97.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 65-75. HIGHS 92-98.

$$

AZZ133-232230-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................64-77.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................22-31 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................54-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................68-81.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................20-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-63. HIGHS 71-86. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51-65. HIGHS 78-91. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-65. HIGHS 79-92. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51-65. HIGHS 79-92.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 51-66. HIGHS 79-93.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-232230-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-84.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........7700 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 5 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................60-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................56-67 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................83-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................23-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........9300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........WEST 5 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 63-69. HIGHS 89-94. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 65-69. HIGHS 92-96. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 65-70. HIGHS 93-97. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 66-71. HIGHS 95-99.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 67-72. HIGHS 95-100.

$$

CAZ230-232230-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................66-81.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................48-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................46-61 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................71-85.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................22-34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-66. HIGHS 76-90. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-68. HIGHS 77-91. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-68. HIGHS 78-93. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 56-70. HIGHS 80-94.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 58-70. HIGHS 81-96.

$$

CAZ232-232230-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
329 AM MST SAT MAY 23 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................76-83.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................25-33 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................60-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................50-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-87.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 64-69. HIGHS 86-93. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 66-70. HIGHS 88-94. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 67-71. HIGHS 88-95. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 67-71. HIGHS 90-97.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 68-72. HIGHS 91-99.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY MAY 30TH THROUGH MONDAY JUNE
1ST...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.