Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...THE SECOND STORM IN A SERIES OF STORMS WILL EXIT
EAST OF THE THE STATE THIS EVENING. IN ITS WAKE, SCATTERED SHOWERS
WILL LINGER IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS THROUGH SATURDAY WITH SNOW
SHOWERS CONTINUING OVER THE MOUNTAINS. THE NEXT STORM WILL BRING
ANOTHER ROUND OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE REGION SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY. HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN MODERATELY HIGH THROUGH
THE PERIOD WITH GENERALLY WET FUELS.


CAZ289>292-211545-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED EARLY
                    EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PST...OTHERWISE 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY, ESPECIALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15-25 MPH.
                    GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE IN MERCED COUNTY
                    TOWARD DAYBREAK.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH. GUSTS TO
                    45 MPH POSSIBLE IN MERCED COUNTY AND ALONG
                    THE WEST SIDE.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....80 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 6 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY DENSE FOG. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM
RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-211545-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS THIS EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 3500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....70 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
                    3500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 7-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY, MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST INCREASING TO 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....50 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........77-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-16 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 6-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6-11 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-211545-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND HIGHER ELEVATION
                    SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW MAINLY ABOVE 4000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST UP TO 10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 17-29 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....80 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL AROUND 4500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........57-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST UP TO 10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........GOOD.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION
                    SNOW SHOWERS. STEADIER RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION
                    SNOW ARRIVING TOWARD DAYBREAK. SNOW LEVEL 5500-
                    6500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-18 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO
                    18-28 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW. SNOW
                    LEVEL 7000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........68-78 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHERLY 8-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHERLY 25-35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....90 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-21 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-18 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 17-29 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-211545-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........25-30.
   8000 FEET........14-19.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 25-40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........51-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 12-24 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW, HEAVY AT TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE....
   5000 FEET........27-32.
   8000 FEET........18-23.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........NEAR 100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST UP TO 10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING
                    TO 25-35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....60 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW, HEAVY
                    AT TIMES. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........39-44.
   8000 FEET........30-35.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 15-31 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 25-40 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 25 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....100 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
DOWN 5-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 14-26 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 23-35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 4-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 12-24 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-211545-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
312 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN TOWARD
                    DAYBREAK.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-18 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 6-18 MPH.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....70 PERCENT.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9-19 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-17 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-14 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-9 MPH.


$$
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