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

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FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
141 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 8 PM
MST /8 PM PDT/ FRIDAY DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.DISCUSSION...
LOW AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK. WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT ON THURSDAY BUT WILL
INCREASE FRIDAY AS A TROUGH APPROACHES THE REGION. CRITICAL
THRESHOLDS MAY BE REALIZED ACROSS THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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

AZZ132-240845-
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-
141 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................53-63.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................17-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................85-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................6-11 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................56-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................25-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................84-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................10-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 47-61. HIGHS 68-77. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-58. HIGHS 74-82. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-64. HIGHS 81-90. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-66. HIGHS 86-94.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-69. HIGHS 88-97.

$$

AZZ133-240845-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
141 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-55.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................19-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................72-86.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................7-12 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................47-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................23-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................72-86.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................10-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
39-57. HIGHS 55-69. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 39-53.
HIGHS 60-75. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-58. HIGHS 67-82. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-59. HIGHS 71-87.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-61. HIGHS 72-88.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-240845-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
141 PM MST WED APR 23 2014 /141 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014/

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 8 PM
MST /8 PM PDT/ FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................55-63.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................18-32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................13 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................88-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................6-11 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........8400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 8 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................60-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................30-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................86-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........8500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 11 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 50-61. HIGHS 71-78. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-60. HIGHS 77-83. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-67. HIGHS 84-90. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60-68. HIGHS 88-94.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-72. HIGHS 90-97.

$$

CAZ230-240845-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
141 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................51-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................17-24 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 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.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................72-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................52-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................24-32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................68-85.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...COOLER...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS 43-57. HIGHS 55-74. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-58. HIGHS 64-79. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-63. HIGHS 69-84. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-64. HIGHS 73-88.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55-67. HIGHS 75-90.

$$

CAZ232-240845-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
141 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................58-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................16-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................83-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................61-67.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................24-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING SAND
  AND BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-90.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. LOWS 52-62. HIGHS 67-77. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-63. HIGHS 74-83. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-70. HIGHS 79-89. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 62-72. HIGHS 83-93.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 64-74. HIGHS 85-95.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...THURSDAY MAY 1ST THROUGH SATURDAY MAY 3RD...ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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