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
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR VERY LOW HUMIDITY REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 8 PM PST FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE SIERRA NEVADA FROM SIERRA
FOREST SOUTHWARD TO THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS...

.DISCUSSION...
A dry airmass and offshore flow will hold over the region through
the most of Friday with little change in temperatures and
mainly light winds, except for locally breezy easterly winds in the
mountains. Little change in humidity is expected with prolonged
single digit humidities in the Sierra Nevada and Kern County
mountains both during the day and at night. A weak disturbance moving
through on Friday will bring slightly better humidity
recoveries into the weekend.


CAZ289>292-151600-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze. Patchy frost after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........49-59 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning. Haze.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast 10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-8 mph in the evening increasing
                    to 9-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy blowing dust.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 9-12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-8 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-5 mph.


$$

CAZ293-151600-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-67 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 14-30 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the evening becoming
                    northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northerly 4-7 mph in the morning increasing to
                    7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 12 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 5-8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ294-151600-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........49-59 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-22 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-9 mph in the evening becoming
                    northerly.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-48 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-22 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to northwest 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northerly 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 6-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 5-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-151600-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........51-61 percent.
   8000 FEET........38-48 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northerly 7-10 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the northwest 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........61-66.
   8000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   8000 FEET........11-21 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    southwest 8-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   8000 FEET........68-78 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 23-39 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph in the evening
                    shifting to the northwest.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 8-11 mph in the evening increasing
                    to northwest 10-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   8000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Down 9-19 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........35-45 percent.
   8000 FEET........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-20 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the morning
                    increasing to 15-18 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 10-13 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 20-23 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 15 mph in the morning increasing
                    to around 25 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 8-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 12-15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 6-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 8-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 7-10 mph.


$$

CAZ297-151600-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........25-30.
   8000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........56-66 percent.
   8000 FEET........34-44 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........63-68.
   8000 FEET........54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........11-21 percent.
   8000 FEET........7-17 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 8-11 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-8 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 10-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........28-33.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........65-75 percent.
   8000 FEET........51-61 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 21-37 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 8-11 mph in the evening
                    increasing to 12-15 mph .
   RIDGES...........Northwest 10-13 mph in the evening increasing
                    to 15-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Down 9-19 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........33-43 percent.
   8000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 12-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 15-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northerly 15-18 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 18-21 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 8-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 5-8 mph.


$$

CAZ295-151600-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PST FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Haze after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 9-12 mph in the evening
                    decreasing to 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........4-10 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 5-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    northwest 7-10 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west 9-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 15 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 12-24 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 7-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 9-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........51-56.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-17 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northwest 7-10 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 9-12 mph in the morning decreasing
                    to 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 8-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 12-15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 6-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 5-8 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-151600-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
313 PM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 7-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-13 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 7-10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 12 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southeast in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 7-10 mph in the evening
                    becoming northwest 12-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-18 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 12-15 mph in the morning
                    shifting to the north by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 18 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 9-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH
little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 6-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 5-8 mph.


$$


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