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
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...A much cooler air mass will reside over the district
this weekend. Brisk northwest winds will continue along the west
side of the San Joaquin Valley into this evening while strong
northeast winds persist over the high Sierra into Sunday evening.
Dry weather, light terrain driven winds and warmer afternoon
temperatures can be expected Monday through Tuesday. A change to
colder weather will occur during midweek with locally gusty winds
and a slight chance of snow showers over the high Sierra.


CAZ289>292-171615-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of frost toward daybreak.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-12 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest to north 15-25 mph on the west side
                    early this evening, otherwise northwest 5-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northeast in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 3 mph or less.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the north in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum
RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Widespread frost. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH
up 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-9 mph.


$$

CAZ293-171615-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-5 mph by 1000 PST.
   RIDGES...........East up to 4 mph in the morning shifting to the
                    southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope less than 3 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 4-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-5 mph by 1000 PST.
   RIDGES...........Northeast up to 4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 4 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ294-171615-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-5 mph by 1000 PST.
   RIDGES...........Northeast up to 4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 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 1000 PST.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-171615-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........30-35.
   8000 FEET........21-26.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 percent.
   8000 FEET........64-74 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northeast 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast to east 20-30 mph with gusts to
                    55 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........19-29 percent.
   8000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......down 3-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 25-40 mph in the morning, decreasing
                    to 15-25 mph during the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   8000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   8000 FEET........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 12-22 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   8000 FEET........47-52.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........23-33 percent.
   8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1000 PST.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 3-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down
5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 17-29 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6-13 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 13-25 mph.


$$

CAZ297-171615-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........22-27.
   8000 FEET........19-24.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........69-79 percent.
   8000 FEET........64-74 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 13-25 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 20-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........22-32 percent.
   8000 FEET........12-22 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 25-35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........24-29.
   8000 FEET........22-27.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 percent.
   8000 FEET........53-63 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 12-22 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........54-59.
   8000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........21-31 percent.
   8000 FEET........15-25 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
                    3-6 mph by 1000 PST.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 10-22 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-18 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 10-22 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 15-27 mph.


$$

CAZ295-171615-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........54-64 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 7-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........47-52.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........11-19 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........East 3-6 mph. Local gusts to 20 mph in the
                    canyons.
   RIDGES...........Northeast to east 8-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........36-46 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 16-32 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........East 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast to east 7-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........10-16 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........East 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 7-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East up to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 7-19 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 4-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........northeast to east 6-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 10-20 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-171615-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
151 PM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-35.
   24 HR TREND......Down 8-18 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........35-45 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-15 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 8-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-61.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-18 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 25 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....22-32.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........32-42 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-65.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-15 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-5 mph in the early morning decreasing to
                    4 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of frost. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum
RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-13 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Clear. Widespread frost. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH
little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 5-16 mph.


$$
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