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

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FNUS55 KPSR 241001
FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
301 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Cool air will remain in the area this weekend resulting in
continued below normal temperatures. Dry conditions will result in
minimum humidities mostly between 10 and 15 percent both today and
Sunday. Winds will on light across the majority of the area, but
daytime northerly breeziness is likely across the Lower Colorado
River Valley today and Sunday.

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

AZZ132-242215-
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-
301 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................55-61.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 mph in the
  morning becoming 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.......5900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................34-44.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................25-48 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................18 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming north after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-66.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph in the
  morning becoming 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.......5700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Calm.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Poor.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-46. Highs 65-70. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 38-48.
Highs 57-65. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-48. Highs 57-64. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 62-69.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 68-73.

$$

AZZ133-242215-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
301 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................43-56.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-25 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 mph in the
  morning becoming 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................22-35.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................43-63 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................23 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming north after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................49-61.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph in the
  morning becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Clear. Lows 25-44. Highs 54-67. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 28-44. Highs 49-63. South winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 25-41. Highs 43-56. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-45. Highs 51-63.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-47. Highs 57-70.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-242215-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
301 AM MST Sat Feb 24 2018 /201 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-64.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 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.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5400 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 11 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................35-43.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................27-42 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming northwest after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-68.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the
  morning becoming 5 to 15 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..........5600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 8 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-47. Highs 69-73. South winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37-47.
Highs 60-64. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-46. Highs 63-67. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 67-71.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-49. Highs 70-74.

$$

CAZ230-242215-
Joshua Tree National Park-
201 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................50-62.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming 30 to 40 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................32-38.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................34-42 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 mph in the
  evening becoming 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................53-63.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 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...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-42. Highs 56-68. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers and
slight chance of showers. Lows 32-42. Highs 46-57. West winds
15 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 32-41. Highs 51-63. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
34-44. Highs 53-65.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows 37-45.
Highs 54-68.

$$

CAZ232-242215-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
201 AM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................57-64.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 5 to 15 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.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................36-44.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................30-62 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming northwest 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 30 to 40 mph in the
  evening becoming 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-68.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 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...
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-49. Highs 65-72. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-49. Highs 55-63. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-48. Highs 60-69. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-52. Highs 63-71.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows 42-53.
Highs 65-73.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Saturday March 3rd through Monday March
5th: Below normal temperatures and near median precipitation.



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