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
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG LOW INLAND TO THE NORTH OF OUR DISTRICT
AND INTO THE GREAT BASIN TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH
THIS SYSTEM WILL RAPIDLY PUSH SOUTHWARD THROUGH OUR AREA ON
TONIGHT AND BRING A BRIEF PERIOD OF PRECIPITATION THIS EVENING
ALONG WITH INCREASED WINDS AND COLDER TEMPERATURES FOR CHRISTMAS
DAY. UPPER HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD OFF THE COAST ON FRIDAY
THEN PUSH INLAND OVER THE WEEKEND PROVIDING OUR AREA WITH A RETURN
OF DRY WEATHER AND A SLOW WARMING TREND.

CAZ289>292-252300-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    DECREASING TO 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-6 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
DOWN 4-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH
LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM
RH UP 4-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-252300-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 12-14 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........49-59 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-91 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO EAST 2-5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
7-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-252300-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 6500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-7 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 11-15 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING INCREASING
                    TO 25-35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW LEVEL 4000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 18-20 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........51-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 16-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE
                    EARLY MORNING DECREASING TO 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 25-35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH IN THE
                    EARLY MORNING DECREASING TO 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTH 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 17-21 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
9-13 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 5-10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
3-7 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-252300-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. SNOW
                    LEVEL 5000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........27-32.
   8000 FEET........15-20.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-11 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........85-95 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 24-30 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 7-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........38-43.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 18-20 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........48-58 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........37-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTHEAST BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTHEAST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........24-29.
   8000 FEET........12-17.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........81-91 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-15 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 8-16 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........34-44 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-15 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTH 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 7-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
8-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6-12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP
2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-252300-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
203 PM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING INCREASING
                    TO 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.CHRISTMAS DAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 11-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN THE
                    EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO NORTH 6-12 MPH BY
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-7 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP
3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 5-10 MPH.


$$

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