Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
233 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM TUESDAY DUE TO
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AND SOUTHWESTERN DESERTS OF ARIZONA...

.DISCUSSION...
An area of low pressure will bring breezy to windy conditions
across the Desert Southwest through Tuesday. The strongest winds
are expected across the higher elevations of southeastern
California and southwestern Arizona tonight and early Tuesday with
gusts as high as 50 mph in Joshua Tree National Park.

Much drier air will move into the region Tuesday behind the low
pressure system with RHs dropping into the single digits again
across southeastern California and southwestern Arizona.
Persistent windy conditions combined with dry air may result in
hazardous fire weather conditions for a few hours Tuesday
afternoon, particularly down the lower Colorado River Valley and
across portions of La Paz and Yuma counties. Conditions will then
improve Tuesday night as RHs increase somewhat and winds subside.

...Thunderstorms imply gusty winds...

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-281200-
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-
233 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................52-62.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................40-61 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny. Patchy blowing dust.
* Max Temperature.................73-79.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................9-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 30 to 40 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.......8400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 13 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Excellent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................49-59.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................34-54 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................79-85.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 25 to 35 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.......6600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Northwest 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Very good.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-62. Highs 82-89. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 49-60. Highs 70-76.
West winds 10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower
than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-59. Highs 74-82. Northwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51-61. Highs 78-85.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 51-61. Highs 80-86.

$$

AZZ133-281200-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
233 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
  showers in the evening becoming chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature.................40-52.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................64-82 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................30 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers . slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................57-74.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................18-34 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent.
* LAL.............................1 in the morning becoming 2 in
  the afternoon.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear. Slight chance of
  showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature.................38-49.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................52-68 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-82.
*    24 hr trend..................9 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-54. Highs 68-82. South winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear with slight chance of showers.
Lows 37-54. Highs 56-71. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-52. Highs 57-72. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-52. Highs 64-77.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-52. Highs 68-82.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-281200-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
233 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017 /233 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON MST /NOON PDT/ TO 7 PM
MST /7 PM PDT/ TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Patchy blowing dust after
  midnight.
* Min Temperature.................58-62.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................34-46 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................17 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 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.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny. Patchy blowing dust .
* Max Temperature.................77-81.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................6-11 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................12 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 15 to 25 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 40 to 50 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..........6900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 16 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................56-60.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................31-45 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................83-87.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................6-11 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 25 to 35 mph in the morning
  becoming 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........4600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-63. Highs 88-92. Southwest
winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 54-63. Highs 75-79.
Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be
lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-60. Highs 81-85. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-60. Highs 84-88.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-59. Highs 84-88.

$$

CAZ230-281200-
Joshua Tree National Park-
233 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Patchy blowing dust .
* Min Temperature.................43-55.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................29-43 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................26 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Breezy. Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph in the
  evening becoming north 40 to 50 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny. Patchy blowing dust in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.................64-76.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Breezy. North 20 to 30 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 45 to 55 mph in the morning
  becoming 35 to 45 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.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................43-53.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................28-43 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................71-80.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 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.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 45-58. Highs 72-86. West
winds 20 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Cooler, breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 44-57. Highs 62-74.
Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 44-56. Highs 68-82. North
winds 20 to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44-56. Highs 71-84.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-55. Highs 67-83.

$$

CAZ232-281200-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
233 PM PDT Mon Mar 27 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Patchy blowing dust.
* Min Temperature.................55-61.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................32-51 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................15 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 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.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny. Patchy blowing dust in the
  morning.
* Max Temperature.................75-83.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................7-12 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................12 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 15 to 25 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 40 to 50 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.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................52-57.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................29-55 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................81-87.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................7-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 20 to 30 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.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-63. Highs 84-91. West winds
15 to 25 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Mostly clear. Lows 53-63. Highs 72-81.
Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be
lower than 15 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 53-60. Highs 79-87. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54-60. Highs 82-89.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-59. Highs 80-87.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Tuesday April 4th through Thursday April
6th: Above normal temperatures and near to below median
precipitation.


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