Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FXUS66 KHNX 290944
AFDHNX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
244 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION FOR ONE
MORE DAY RESULTING IN CLEAR SKIES AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES. DRY AND WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH BEGINNING
LATE FRIDAY BRINGING SLIGHT COOLING OVER THE WEEKEND.

&&

.DISCUSSION...
QUIET WEATHER PATTERN CONTINUES...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION
WILL BEGIN TO FLATTEN AND RECEDE SOUTHWARD IN RESPONSE TO THE
SOUTHWARD PROPOGATION OF A WEAK PACIFIC NORTHWEST TROUGH BEGINNING
LATE FRIDAY. MAIN IMPACTS OF THE TROUGH PASSAGE WILL BE AN
INCREASE IN MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS OVERNIGHT FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY AND SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND.
BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO BE EXPECTED FOR THE COASTAL PASS AREAS
ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AND THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAIN PASSES
AND DESERT FLOOR SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY.

WEAK RIDGING WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE AREA ON MONDAY BRINGING
AN UPWARD TEMPERATURE TREND THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WHEN
ANOTHER WEAK TROUGH WILL AGAIN SLIP THROUGH THE AREA ONCE AGAIN
BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SLIGHTLY BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
CONTINUED DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WORK WEEK.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA INTERIOR
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

.AIR QUALITY ISSUES...
ON FRIDAY AUGUST 29 2014... UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS IN
FRESNO COUNTY.
FURTHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT VALLEYAIR.ORG

&&

.CERTAINTY...

THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 1 AND 2 IS HIGH.
THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7 IS HIGH.

THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS PART OF A TRIAL PROJECT CONDUCTED
BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD.
CERTAINTY LEVELS INCLUDE LOW...MEDIUM...AND HIGH. PLEASE VISIT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HNX/CERTAINTY.PHP /ALL LOWER CASE/ FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND/OR TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK.

&&

.CLIMATE...
             RECORDS
SITE DATE    HI_MAX:YEAR LO_MAX:YEAR HI_MIN:YEAR LO_MIN:YEAR

KFAT 08-29      109:1915     79:2010     76:1915     52:1895
KFAT 08-30      109:1988     80:1957     81:2007     49:1966
KFAT 08-31      107:2007     69:1964     75:2007     50:1887

KBFL 08-29      109:1915     79:1953     78:1931     45:1903
KBFL 08-30      108:1988     80:1957     80:2007     45:1912
KBFL 08-31      111:1967     79:1966     80:2007     45:1912
&&

.HNX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

PUBLIC...ANDERSEN
AVN/FW...MOLINA
SYNOPSIS...ANDERSEN

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD



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