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
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.DISCUSSION...A ridge of high pressure will build into the region
this weekend and bring a warming trend through Memorial Day.
Isolated afternoon and early evening thunderstorms are possible
each day near the Sierra crest. Minimum humidities will trend a
bit lower through the period with generally light, terrain driven
winds.

CAZ289>292-280000-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Patchy low clouds this morning, otherwise
                    sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-13 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest up to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-82 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest up to 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-11 mph.


$$

CAZ293-280000-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of low clouds this morning, otherwise
                    sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......Up 10-20 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 14-26 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph until about 2000 PDT
                    becoming downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........West 4-7 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the east 4 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-36 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-5 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 5 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-280000-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Areas of low clouds this morning, otherwise
                    sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......Up 9-19 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 11-23 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 4 mph in the early morning becoming
                    west 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph until about 2000 PDT
                    becoming downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph in the early evening becoming east
                    4 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........East 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ295-280000-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Patchy low clouds along the north facing slopes
                    this morning, otherwise sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........20-30 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 12-22 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West 4-7 mph this morning becoming upslope/upcanyon
                    3-6 mph by this afternoon. Local gusts to 28 mph in
                    the canyons this morning.
   RIDGES...........West 8-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upcanyon 3-7 mph until about 2000 PDT
                    becoming downslope 2-4 mph by 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........West 10-20 mph early this evening becoming
                    northeast 4-7 mph by midnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........78-83.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........13-23 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-8 mph becoming west 8-15 mph by late
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-12 mph.


$$

CAZ296-280000-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Partly cloudy near the Sierra
                    crest this afternoon with a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........68-73.
   8000 FEET........60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........35-45 percent.
   8000 FEET........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......down 5-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........Northeast to east 5-12 mph.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 along the crest by 1300 PDT.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Isolated early evening thunderstorms along the crest.
                    Otherwise partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   8000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........79-89 percent.
   8000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph until about 2000 PDT
                    becoming downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 4-7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east .
LAL.................2 near the crest until 2000 PDT. Otherwise 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Partly cloudy near the crest during
                    the afternoon with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........74-79.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........26-36 percent.
   8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........East to southeast up to 10 mph.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 near the crest by 1300 PDT.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......12100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 4-9 mph.


$$

CAZ297-280000-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.  Partly cloudy near the crest this
                    afternoon with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   8000 FEET........59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........32-42 percent.
   8000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........East 3-8 mph this morning shifting to the southwest
                    at similar speeds by this afternoon.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 along the crest by 1300 PDT.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southeast in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Isolated early evening thunderstorms near the crest.
                    Otherwise partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........81-91 percent.
   8000 FEET........68-78 percent.
   24 HR TREND......little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph until about 2000 PDT
                    becoming downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........Southwest up to 10 mph early this evening becoming
                    east 4-7 mph by 2200 PDT.
                    to the east .
LAL.................2 along the crest until 2000 PDT. Otherwise 1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Partly cloudy near the crest in the afternoon
                    with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........East to southeast up to 10 mph.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 near the crest by 1300 PDT.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-280000-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
246 AM PDT Sat May 27 2017

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-91.
   24 HR TREND......Up 6-12 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-15 percent.
   24 HR TREND......little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the east in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-62.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........38-55 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 10-20 mph early this evening becoming
                    northeast 4-7 mph by 2200 PDT.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....90-96.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........5-10 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast to southeast 4-7 mph becoming west
                    7-17 mph during the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......15200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MEMORIAL DAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 3-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 6-16 mph.


$$
DURFEE

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