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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
208 PM MST FRI AUG 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES DECREASE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY AS DRIER AIR
MOVES INTO THE AREA. THERE WILL STILL BE A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
STORMS IN THE MOUNTAINS EAST OF PHOENIX THIS WEEKEND. AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES WILL DROP INTO THE 20-30 PERCENT RANGE WITH GOOD OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES EXPECTED TODAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

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

AZZ132-230915-
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-
208 PM MST FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................71-81.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................48-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................21 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................93-101.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................19-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.......9500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................72-82.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................30-57 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................17 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................95-103.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 73-83. HIGHS 95-103. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 75-85. HIGHS 95-103. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 75-85. HIGHS 95-104. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 75-85. HIGHS 96-105.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 75-85. HIGHS 98-106.

$$

AZZ133-230915-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
208 PM MST FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................57-70.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................65-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 0 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.............................2 IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 1
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................79-94.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................24-39 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................59-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................57-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................82-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 10 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61-74. HIGHS 81-97. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60-74. HIGHS 81-97. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 60-74. HIGHS 82-97. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61-74. HIGHS 83-98.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 61-75. HIGHS 83-99.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-230915-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
208 PM MST FRI AUG 22 2014 /208 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................73-77.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................44-52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................38 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................95-101.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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..........7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................74-78.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................31-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................97-103.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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..........8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 75-80. HIGHS 98-104. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 78-82. HIGHS 98-104. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 78-82. HIGHS 98-104. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 78-82. HIGHS 99-105.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 77-81. HIGHS 100-106.

$$

CAZ230-230915-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
208 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................60-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................40-47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................28 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................81-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................63-74.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................35-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................82-98.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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...
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 64-76. HIGHS 83-98. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 66-78. HIGHS 84-99. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 67-79. HIGHS 84-100. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 66-79. HIGHS 85-100.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 66-80. HIGHS 85-100.

$$

CAZ232-230915-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
208 PM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................72-77.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................30 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................91-101.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 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.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................74-78.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................31-46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................92-102.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 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 76-81. HIGHS 93-103. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 77-83. HIGHS 94-104. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 78-83. HIGHS 94-104. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 78-83. HIGHS 95-105.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 77-82. HIGHS 96-106.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SATURDAY AUGUST 30TH THROUGH MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST...BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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