Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
524 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Temperatures will rebound to near normal values today. Winds will
increase ahead of an approaching low pressure system Sunday.
Moisture will also be on the increase, with a chance of showers
across the higher terrain north and east of Phoenix Sunday night.

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

AZZ132-180030-
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-
524 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................68-73.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................19-37 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* 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.......5300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southeast 2 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................45-55.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................30-74 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming south after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 5 to 15 mph in the evening
  becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................70-76.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................19-30 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 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.......5800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 10 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear with slight chance of showers.
Lows 37-54. Highs 57-66. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 56-62. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 61-67. North winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-47. Highs 64-69.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-50. Highs 67-71.

$$

AZZ133-180030-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
524 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-70.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................29-43 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................19 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................37-51.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................63-85 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................16 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............South 10 to 20 mph in the evening
  becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers.
* Max Temperature.................58-70.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................28-43 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 27-51. Highs
49-61. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 23-42. Highs 45-57. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 23-43. Highs 51-63. East winds
5 to 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 26-44. Highs 54-66.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
27-46. Highs 56-68.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-180030-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
524 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018 /424 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................71-75.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* 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..........5100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Calm.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Poor.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................43-52.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................26-44 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable in the evening
  becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................74-78.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................19-26 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 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..........6100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 12 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Very good.


.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 36-52. Highs 62-67. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-44. Highs 60-64. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-44. Highs 63-67. North winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-46. Highs 66-71.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-48. Highs 69-73.

$$

CAZ230-180030-
Joshua Tree National Park-
424 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-71.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southeast in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* 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.................41-47.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................26-33 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 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.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-73.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-25 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 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...Cooler. Mostly clear with slight chance of showers.
Lows 29-46. Highs 45-58. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-37. Highs 44-57. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-39. Highs 49-62. North winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 53-66.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-44. Highs 56-68.

$$

CAZ232-180030-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
424 AM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................67-75.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming east in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* 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.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................44-53.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................23-50 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................70-78.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................17-26 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 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...Cooler. Mostly clear. Lows 36-52. Highs 56-66. West
winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-46. Highs 55-64. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 34-46. Highs 60-68. North winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-48. Highs 63-71.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-50. Highs 66-73.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Saturday February 24th through Monday
February 26th: Below normal temperatures and near median
precipitation.



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