Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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FNUS55 KPSR 011046
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
346 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE WEST COAST WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN AND PLENTY
OF MOISTURE TO THE REGION TODAY AND MONDAY. BEST CHANCES FOR RAIN
TODAY WILL BE ACROSS SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHWEST
ARIZONA...WHILE BEST CHANCES SHIFT OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA LATE
TONIGHT INTO MONDAY. MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL ONLY DROP INTO THE 40S
AND 50S AREA WIDE BOTH DAYS.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-012300-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS/NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/GREATER PHOENIX
AREA/SOUTHWEST DESERTS/SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
PHOENIX BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
346 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................41-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 15 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................47-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................80-96 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................57-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................41-64 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................90 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 10 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
42-52. HIGHS 59-67. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 63-70. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 67-74. NORTHEAST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. HIGHS 71-77.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 74-80.

$$

AZZ133-012300-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
346 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................55-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................46-64 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................40 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE EVENING...BECOMING SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................43-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................83-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................70 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS . SLIGHT
  CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................49-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................59-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................100 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
33-42. HIGHS 46-60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32-43. HIGHS 49-65. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-46. HIGHS 53-68. EAST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-48. HIGHS 58-73.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-49. HIGHS 61-75.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-012300-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
346 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015 /246 AM PST SUN MAR 1 2015/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................43-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................18 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................70 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 11 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLOUDY. SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................47-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................77-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................24 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................90 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................90 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................62-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................37-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................40 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........WEST 15 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44-50. HIGHS 63-68. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-51. HIGHS 65-71. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-54. HIGHS 69-75. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 74-79.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-57. HIGHS 76-81.

$$

CAZ230-012300-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
246 AM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
  THE MORNING...BECOMING SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................45-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................49-62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................20 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................60 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................33-46.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................89-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................29 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................80 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS . SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................46-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................37-58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
35-47. HIGHS 49-63. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 51-65. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-50. HIGHS 55-70. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 41-52. HIGHS 62-75.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-54. HIGHS 64-77.

$$

CAZ232-012300-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
246 AM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................55-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................50-59 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................24 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................90 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................45-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................89-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................33 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................80 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS . SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................57-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................35-47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1 IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 IN
  THE AFTERNOON.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 45-51. HIGHS 59-68. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-53. HIGHS 62-73. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 65-75. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49-57. HIGHS 70-79.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-59. HIGHS 72-80.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...SUNDAY MARCH 8TH THROUGH TUESDAY MARCH
10TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.






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