Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC WILL
APPROACH THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST ON THURSDAY THEN MOVE INLAND
FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND BRING A CHANGE TO MUCH COOLER AND
UNSETTLED WEATHER. SHOWERS WILL BECOME POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE
DISTRICT BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL BECOME UNSEASONABLY COOL ACROSS THE
DISTRICT BY FRIDAY WHILE HUMIDITIES TREND UPWARD. THIS SYSTEM WILL
MOVE EAST OF THE REGION BY EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A RIDGE PUSHES
INLAND BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND TO THE DISTRICT EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

CAZ289>292-052200-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST IN THE
                    EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH EXCEPT 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 40 MPH IN THE EVENING ON THE WEST SIDE.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO WEST 5-10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-7 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
4-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-052200-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 31-37 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTH 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 15-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP
2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 9-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-052200-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 34-40 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTH 7-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO WEST 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO WEST 5-10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 13-15 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 17-21 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    7-14 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 7-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 6-12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-6 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 15-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-16 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 6-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
7-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-052200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW LEVEL
                    9500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   8000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-6 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 18-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTH 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTH 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
                    8500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   8000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........47-57 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 9-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........84-94 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 7500
                    FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-7 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 19-25 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 4-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 5-7 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 13-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-052200-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
204 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 22-28 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 6-12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-14 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 6-12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-7 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP
3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-16 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
6-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-16 MPH.


$$

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