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
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low pressure will exit the district today bringing an end
to low elevation snow. High pressure will build over the area
Saturday and Sunday for dry and slightly warmer conditions
before another cold low pressure system moves into Central
California on Monday. Winds will be terrain dominated.

CAZ289>292-240030-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the south 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the northwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-11 mph.

$$

CAZ293-240030-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........48-58 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North to northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow showers.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

$$

CAZ294-240030-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 15-31 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........70-80 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to northwest 4-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures down 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

$$

CAZ296-240030-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........32-37.
   8000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   8000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 12-24 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope 2-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-11 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to north 4-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........8-13.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........60-70 percent.
   8000 Feet........57-67 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 22-38 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 5-17 mph in the early evening becoming
                    northwest 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........38-43.
   8000 Feet........29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   8000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-18 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 12-24 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5400 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...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 11-23 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 3-9
degrees. Minimum RH up 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 9-20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 5-15 mph.
   Ridges...........North 12-24 mph.

$$

CAZ297-240030-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers in
                    the morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........48-58 percent.
   8000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........16-21.
   8000 Feet........9-14.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   8000 Feet........59-69 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 17-33 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........North 4-16 mph in the early evening becoming
                    northwest 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   8000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-17 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 11-23 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-11 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........West to northwest 5-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH up 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 5-12 mph.
   Ridges...........North 10-22 mph.

$$

CAZ295-240030-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 12-24 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-10 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-11 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 10-22 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 11-23 mph.
   Ridges...........East 3-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 9-18 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-20 mph.

$$

CAZ298-299-240030-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
408 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....43-48.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-13 mph in the early evening
                    becoming west 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    9-21 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......4900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 12-24 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-14 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow showers.
Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4-14 mph.

$$
DUDLEY

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