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
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR ZONES 295 AND SOUTHERN HALF OF 297 FOR
THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...A WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
REGION INTO THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE AREA.
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL BE PRESENT OVER THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAIN
AND DESERT LATER THIS EVENING...RESULTING IN SLIGHTLY ELEVATED FIRE
DANGER. BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING MOISTURE LEVELS WILL DROP TO
SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITIES FOR UP TO 12 HOURS IN THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE
SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST INCREASING THE FIRE DANGER IN THESE AREAS.
OTHERWISE...WINDS OVER KERN COUNTY ARE FORECAST TO WEAKEN OVERNIGHT
BUT REMAIN OFFSHORE INTO THE WEEKEND.


CAZ289>292-021445-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 15-31 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-20 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........43-53 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-18 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 4-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-021445-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 29-45 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 6-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 7-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-20 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........37-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE EAST.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-17 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 7-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-021445-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 36-52 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 8-11 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING
                    TO 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........74-79.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........8-13 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 7-10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING UPSLOPE 9-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 10-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING THEN
                    EASTERLY 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........79-84.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........8 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 5-8 MPH IN THE MORNING THEN
                    EASTERLY 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING EAST 7-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 10-13 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 6-9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ297-021445-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR THE SOUTHERN HALF OF ZONE 297
FOR THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   8000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........39-49 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........40-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 31-47 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........79-84.
   8000 FEET........66-71.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........10-16 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........10-19 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING THEN
                    EASTERLY 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHEAST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........32-42 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........38-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 4-7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHEAST.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........83-88.
   8000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........6-11 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........7-14 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTH 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........EAST 7-10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 7-10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 6-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-021445-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........39-49 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........38-48 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 41-57 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHEAST.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........78-83.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........12-18 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHEAST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   8000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........42-52 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........39-49 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.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   8000 FEET........67-72.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........9-17 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........11-19 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHWEST 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-021445-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
207 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........26-36 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 25-41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 8-12 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-14 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHEAST 7-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 4-7 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........4-9 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH.


$$


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