Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...Expect a trend to warmer, yet mainly average
temperatures, with dry conditions prevailing. Also, light terrain
driven winds will continue for the remainder of the week. Afterward,
a low pressure system will bring at least a slight chance for
showers for mainly Merced County to Yosemite by Sunday.


CAZ289>292-011545-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy frost.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-48 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy except mostly cloudy with a slight chance of
showers north. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ293-011545-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-63 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the northeast overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures down 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH up 4-9 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South to southwest 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ294-011545-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-61 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 3-7 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ295-011545-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   RIDGES...........West 4-9 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the northeast overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........25-35 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 9-14 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 4-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........17-27 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 8 to 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH little change. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Easterly 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 6-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-11 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-10
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 12-18 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 16-22 mph. Local gusts to 40 mph.


$$

CAZ296-011545-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........25-30.
   8000 FEET........13-18.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-10 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........89-99 percent.
   8000 FEET........92-100 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   8000 FEET........40-45.
   24 HR TREND......Up 7-11 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........50-60 percent.
   8000 FEET........40-50 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........28-33.
   8000 FEET........18-23.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........84-94 percent.
   8000 FEET........83-93 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........54-59.
   8000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........40-50 percent.
   8000 FEET........30-40 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 3 to 6 mph in the morning
                    shifting to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-7
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-7
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 6-12 mph except 18-24 mph with gusts
                    to around 45 mph near the crest.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Temperatures down 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH up 9-14 percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 9-15 mph, except 20-27 mph with
                    gusts to 50 mph near the crest.


$$

CAZ297-011545-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........24-29.
   8000 FEET........14-19.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........92-100 percent.
   8000 FEET........81-91 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   8000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........54-64 percent.
   8000 FEET........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 3-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 4 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........26-31.
   8000 FEET........19-24.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........83-93 percent.
   8000 FEET........74-84 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-7 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   8000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........46-56 percent.
   8000 FEET........31-41 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-15 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Easterly 4-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........East to southeast 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-12 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 8-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 9-14
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Westerly 10-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 16-23 mph. Gusts to 45 mph near the
                    crest.


$$

CAZ298-299-011545-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
122 PM PST Tue Feb 28 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-10 mph in the evening
                    shifting to the west 3-5 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-7 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-10 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 8 to 12 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 13-17 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH little change. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......East 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 6-12 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-10
percent. .
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 9-15 mph.


$$

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