Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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FXUS66 KHNX 201001
AFDHNX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
301 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
FAIR SKIES AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EASTER
WEEKEND AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE PREVAILS. A FRONTAL SYSTEM ON TUESDAY
WILL LOWER TEMPS SIGNIFICANTLY AND ALSO BRING BLUSTERY CONDITIONS TO
THE REGION AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT PRECIPITATION OVER THE NORTHERN
FORECAST AREA.

&&

.DISCUSSION...SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THE RIDGE BUILDING IN FROM
THE WEST AND JUST SOME HIGH CLOUDS MOVING ACROSS THE FORECAST
AREA. FOR TODAY AND MONDAY DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL HOWEVER, BY
MONDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT THE NEXT PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL
MOVE ASHORE. FORECAST MODELS ARE IN GOOD AGREEMENT AS TO THE
TIMING AND NOW WITH EACH MODEL RUN THIS SYSTEM IS LOOKING LIKE A
RATHER DRY, BUT WINDY FEATURE. NO DOUBT THAT WIND ADVISORIES WILL
BE ISSUED FOR TUESDAY, HOWEVER THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
INDICATES THE POTENTIAL.

BY WEDNESDAY, RIDGING IS PROGGED TO BUILD BACK OVER CALIFORNIA AND
PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY. THE NEXT PACIFIC SYSTEM THEN ARRIVES ON
FRIDAY FOR ANOTHER THREAT OF SOME PRECIPITATION ALONG WITH TYPICAL
WINDY SPRING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS.
&&

.AVITION... VFR CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA INTERIOR DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

&&

.AIR QUALITY ISSUES...
NONE.

&&

.CERTAINTY...

THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 1 AND 2 IS HIGH.
THE LEVEL OF CERTAINTY FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7 IS MEDIUM.

THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS PART OF A TRIAL PROJECT CONDUCTED
BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD.
CERTAINTY LEVELS INCLUDE LOW...MEDIUM...AND HIGH. PLEASE VISIT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HNX/CERTAINTY.PHP /ALL LOWER CASE/ FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND/OR TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK.

&&

.CLIMATE...
             RECORDS
SITE DATE    HI_MAX:YEAR LO_MAX:YEAR HI_MIN:YEAR LO_MIN:YEAR

KFAT 04-20       96:2009     53:1957     62:1989     36:1896
KFAT 04-21       98:2009     50:1900     64:2012     36:1968
KFAT 04-22       96:2012     57:2010     66:2012     33:1968

KBFL 04-20       98:1906     59:2007     64:1939     36:1904
KBFL 04-21       99:2009     57:2010     64:2009     33:1904
KBFL 04-22       98:2012     58:2010     67:2012     34:1920
&&

.HNX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NONE.
&&

$$

PUBLIC...DUDLEY
AVN/FW...DCH
SYNOPSIS...BSO

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