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
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM JUST OFF THE COAST WILL MOVE INLAND
ON FRIDAY BRINGING MORE SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS
MAY BECOME GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF ANY THUNDERSTORMS.
THE CHANCE WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE SYSTEM
SLOWLY SHIFTS EAST. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE BELOW NORMAL WITH
ELEVATED HUMIDITIES INTO THE WEEKEND...THEN A WARMING AND DRYING
TREND WILL OCCUR NEXT WEEK AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS IN.

CAZ289>292-061530-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH SOUTHWEST 3-9.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-061530-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........62-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........LIGHT IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........LIGHT IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING WEST 3-6
                    MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.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 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

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

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-061530-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-14 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........58-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-15 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-18 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 7-15 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-061530-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 13-25 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
                    SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........34-39.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 2-5 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........54-59.
   8000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........59-69 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........55-65 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-061530-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
215 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING...DECREASING TO 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........48-58 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 7-17 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-17 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...
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.....65-70.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-18 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.


$$

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