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
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and mild conditions will continue tonight before a frontal
system moves through the region later Sunday. This cold front
will bring gusty winds to the area along with mountain showers
Sunday and Monday. Temperatures will be significantly colder
early next week in the wake of the storm system.


CAZ289>292-181830-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Westerly 2-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....59-64.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 6-18 mph with gusts near 30 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-18 mph with gusts near 30 mph in the
                    early evening decreasing to 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Widespread frost. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 9-19 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum
RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Patchy frost. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH
up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ293-181830-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning. Becoming cloudy
                    with a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........41-51 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the early morning becoming
                    westerly 5-10 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-7 mph in the early morning becoming
                    west 5-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow.
                    Snow level 2500 feet.
Min Temperature.....27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Max Humidity........88-98 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 18-34 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-12 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 7-14 mph in the early evening
                    becoming north 4-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow.
Max Temperature.....41-46.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........44-54 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-11 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-13
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ294-181830-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 2-5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the north 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny early. Becoming cloudy
                    with a chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....57-62.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the early morning
                    westerly 7-14 mph in the afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 9-18 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Snow level 3500 feet.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 degrees.
Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 29-45 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-12 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow and rain
                    in the morning.
Max Temperature.....42-47.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 degrees.
Min Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ296-181830-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   8000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-13 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning. Becoming cloudy
                    with a chance of rain and snow in the afternoon.
                    Snow level 7000 ft.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   8000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   8000 Feet........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-15 mph with gusts near 30 mph.
   Ridges...........West 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 20 to 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   8000 Feet........82-92 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 12-24 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 15-25 mph with gusts near 35 mph
                    in the early evening decreasing to 10-20 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph
                    in the early evening becoming west 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........26-31.
   8000 Feet........14-19.
   24 HR Trend......Down 13-25 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   8000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-22 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 3-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 15-25 mph in the early morning decreasing
                    to 4-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-9 mph.


$$

CAZ297-181830-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........24-29.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........61-71 percent.
   8000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 4-11 mph in the early evening
                    increasing to 7-17 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-12 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to 8-19 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........47-52.
   8000 Feet........36-41.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........40-50 percent.
   8000 Feet........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-15 mph with gusts near 30 mph.
   Ridges...........West 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of snow.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........17-22.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 19-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 15-25 mph with gusts near 35 mph
                    in the early evening decreasing to 10-20 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph
                    in the early evening becoming west 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........27-32.
   8000 Feet........14-19.
   24 HR Trend......Down 13-29 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   8000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-22 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 3-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 15-25 mph in the early morning decreasing
                    to 4-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-14 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-18 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........East 3-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-10 mph.


$$

CAZ295-181830-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........36-41.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........43-53 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning. Becoming cloudy with a
                    slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-15 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 11-22 mph with gusts to 50 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 6-18 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 15-25 mph with gusts to 55 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of rain and snow. Snow level
                    4000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 28-44 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 11-22 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
   Ridges...........Westerly 15-25 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Down 13-25 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 11-22 mph with gusts to 50 mph decreasing
                    to 10-20 mph in the afternoon.
   Ridges...........Westerly 15-25 mph with gusts to 55 mph decreasing
                    to 11-22 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 9-19
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-10 mph.
   Ridges...........East 4-11 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-181830-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
356 PM PST Sat Feb 17 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Max Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Areas of blowing dust
                    in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 10-22 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 15-25 mph with gusts
                    to 50 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 30 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing dust.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of blowing dust.
Max Temperature.....40-45.
   24 HR Trend......Down 14-26 degrees.
Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 15-25 mph with gusts to 50 mph in the
                    morning decreasing to 11-22 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 30 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-9 mph.


$$


JEB

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