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
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A ridge of high pressure will maintain dry weather and above
normal temperatures over the district through Wednesday. A
slight chance of late afternoon showers and thunderstorms is
possible each day over the Sierra Nevada crest. Cooler, but near
average, temperatures will prevail after the ridge exits the
region.

CAZ289>292-232330-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......15400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........59-69 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 6-16 degrees. Minimum
RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-11 mph.

$$

CAZ293-232330-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northeast.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 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...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.

$$

CAZ294-232330-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....94-99.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 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...........East 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......13800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 4-7 mph in the early evening shifting to the
                    northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest to west 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 7-13 degrees. Minimum
RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-12 mph.

$$

CAZ295-232330-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........85-90.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........13-23 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the south 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........55-65 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West to northwest 5-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........16-26 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 5-17 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-10 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 5-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......16300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 7-13 degrees. Minimum
RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 11-23 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 13-25 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-11
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 11-21 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8-20 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 8-20 mph.

$$

CAZ296-232330-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny...then partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........80-85.
   8000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   8000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 percent.
   8000 FEET........75-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northwest 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1 after 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........74-79.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........28-38 percent.
   8000 FEET........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-11 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    southwest 3-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-13 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-11 mph.

$$

CAZ297-232330-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........83-88.
   8000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........20-30 percent.
   8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 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...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the south 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   8000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........74-84 percent.
   8000 FEET........66-76 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    then downslope 2-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northwest 3-8 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny...then becoming partly cloudy with a slight chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........76-81.
   8000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........25-35 percent.
   8000 FEET........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-12 mph by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......18300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 4-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-8 mph.

$$

CAZ298-299-232330-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
229 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-18 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to southeast 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........41-51 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 6-13 mph in the early evening
                    becoming west 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-95.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 4-9 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    southwest 7-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......20000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Not as warm. Temperatures down 6-16 degrees. Minimum
RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 11-23 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 10-19 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6-18 mph.

$$

DUDLEY

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