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

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FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
618 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD...BUT DRY LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL LINGER OVER THE REGION
TODAY. EXPECT LOCALLY GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS AT TIMES ALONG
THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...WITH GENERALLY LIGHT SURFACE WINDS
ACROSS THE REMAINING DISTRICTS. THE DRIER AIR WILL YIELD MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES...AND IT WILL GRADUALLY TREND DOWN DAYTIME HUMIDITY LEVELS OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-270130-
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-
618 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................48-56.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................20-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........FAIR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................28-38.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................45-61 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-27 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 15 TO 25 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.......6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTHEAST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 53-59. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 55-62. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31-41. HIGHS 53-61. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
30-40. HIGHS 47-56.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
28-38. HIGHS 44-52.

$$

AZZ133-270130-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
618 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................35-49.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................27-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................22-32.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................46-61 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................38-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22-35. HIGHS 41-54. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 23-36. HIGHS 43-56. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
22-36. HIGHS 45-57. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 18-35. HIGHS 40-53.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 18-32. HIGHS 33-46.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-270130-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
618 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014 /518 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................52-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTHWEST 11 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................33-39.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................54-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 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.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 10 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-42. HIGHS 54-60. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36-43. HIGHS 57-63. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 52-61. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32-38. HIGHS 48-56.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
29-37. HIGHS 48-54.

$$

CAZ230-270130-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
518 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................40-53.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 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.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................26-36.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................35-46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...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.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................42-55.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 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.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-39. HIGHS 47-58. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-39. HIGHS 47-60. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
23-38. HIGHS 38-51. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 23-34. HIGHS 36-50.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 26-34. HIGHS 38-51.

$$

CAZ232-270130-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
518 AM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................35-39.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................33-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...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.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...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.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33-42. HIGHS 52-60. EAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-44. HIGHS 55-65. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 49-60. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
34-40. HIGHS 46-56.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32-38. HIGHS 47-56.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...FRIDAY JANUARY 2ND THROUGH SUNDAY JANUARY
4TH...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.






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