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

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FNUS55 KPSR 271131
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
431 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
AN APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING CLOUDS AND
MOISTURE TODAY INTO SATURDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME BREEZY THIS AFTERNOON
AND POTENTIALLY WINDY AT TIMES TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY OVER PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHWEST ARIZONA. WITH THE INCREASING
MOISTURE...MINIMUM RH VALUES TODAY WILL ONLY DIP INTO THE 20S AND
POTENTIALLY ONLY INTO THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE ON SATURDAY.
PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL START LATE TONIGHT OVER HIGHER TERRAIN
AREAS AND INCREASE THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

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

AZZ132-272345-
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-
431 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................69-76.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................20-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 PCT WETTER.
* 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............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................50-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................67-89 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................22 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 30 TO 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................64-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................33-51 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 13 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 43-56. HIGHS 56-67. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 56-63. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
42-52. HIGHS 59-66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
37-48. HIGHS 58-65.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 63-69.

$$

AZZ133-272345-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
431 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................55-70.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................20-27 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 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................41-51.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................63-86 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 10 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................49-63.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................50-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................33 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 39-52. HIGHS 52-63. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 35-48.
HIGHS 46-58. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30-43.
HIGHS 42-57. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 23-41. HIGHS 43-58.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23-41. HIGHS 50-64.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-272345-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
431 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015 /331 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................73-79.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................19-29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............FAIR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................53-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................60-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST
  IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................66-73.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................29-36 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 10 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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..........7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........WEST 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
44-55. HIGHS 59-63. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44-50. HIGHS 62-66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
46-50. HIGHS 65-70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 61-67.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-48. HIGHS 65-70.

$$

CAZ230-272345-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
331 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-74.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................13 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................42-55.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................55-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 35 TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................47-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................34-63 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................18 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..BREEZY. SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33-48. HIGHS
48-61. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 33-48. HIGHS 46-62. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
35-48. HIGHS 50-65. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-46. HIGHS 48-61.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 52-66.

$$

CAZ232-272345-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
331 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................69-80.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................55-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................53-69 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 35 TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-71.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................31-42 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 44-57. HIGHS
57-65. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 44-53. HIGHS 58-68. WEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
46-53. HIGHS 60-70. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-51. HIGHS 58-69.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-49. HIGHS 62-70.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...FRIDAY MARCH 6TH THROUGH SUNDAY MARCH
8TH...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.








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