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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Dry and slightly warmer conditions will continue through Sunday.
A weak system will drop through the Great Basin tonight and
bring a period of increased winds to mainly the Kern County
mountains and desert. Another cold low pressure system will
move into Central California on Monday and bring unsettled
weather to the district through Tuesday. Expect a brief break
on Wednesday, and then a potentially wetter system will arrive
Thursday.


CAZ289>292-251630-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....56-61.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear in the evening, then
                    increasing clouds overnight. Chance of
                    rain after midnight.
Min Temperature.....35-40.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........68-78 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of rain in the morning.
                    Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 degrees.
Min Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 15-20 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West to northwest 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 5-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH up 13-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......South 6-11 mph.


$$

CAZ293-251630-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min Temperature.....27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........42-52 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......4500 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 in the evening then increasing clouds
                    overnight. Snow likely and chance of rain after
                    midnight. Snow level 4000 feet.
Min Temperature.....30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 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.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning
                    with showers likely in the afternoon. Snow likely
                    through the day. Snow level 2500 feet.
Max Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........58-68 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....40 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH down 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

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

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum
RH up 13-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-251630-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........45-55 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 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 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........62-72 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-5 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the north overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming partly sunny. Slight chance
                    of rain in the morning. Showers likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........45-55 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH up 7-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 8-12
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH up 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-251630-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear. Slight
                    chance of snow showers in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........22-27.
   8000 Feet........11-16.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........64-74 percent.
   8000 Feet........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-12 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 3-7 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 11-17 mph in evening
                    becoming north 6-11 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   8000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   8000 Feet........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the morning becoming
                    west 6-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear in the evening, then increasing
                    clouds. Chance of snow after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........18-23.
   8000 Feet........14-19.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
   8000 Feet........62-72 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 11-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning,
                    then snow showers likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........34-39.
   8000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........51-61 percent.
   8000 Feet........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 15-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 11-17 mph in the morning
                    decreasing to 6-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....40 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........North 12-18 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Snow likely. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum
RH up 6-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 10-15 mph.


$$

CAZ297-251630-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........22-27.
   8000 Feet........14-19.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........61-71 percent.
   8000 Feet........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 13-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-15 mph in the evening
                    decreasing to 4-8 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 15-20 mph with gusts to
                    35 mph in the evening near the crest
                    decreasing to 5-10 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........44-49.
   8000 Feet........35-40.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   8000 Feet........45-55 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 11-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest to west 5-10 mph.
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.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........20-25.
   8000 Feet........17-22.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........53-63 percent.
   8000 Feet........60-70 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy to mostly clear in the morning,
                    then mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in
                    the morning. Snow showers likely in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   8000 Feet........29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........40-50 percent.
   8000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 8-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 4-8
degrees. Minimum RH up 6-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 10-16 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 12-18 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-13 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH up 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 9-15 mph.


$$

CAZ295-251630-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........24-29.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........59-69 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 11-17 mph with local gusts to 30 mph
                    in the evening decreasing to 5-8 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 15-20 mph with local gusts to 35 mph
                    in the evening decreasing to 6-10 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 4-9 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........24-29.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming
                    partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-10 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 10-15 mph with local gusts to 25 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 12-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph by
                    afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 11-16 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-12 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 9-15 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-12
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH up 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-15 mph. Local gusts to 25 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-251630-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
233 PM PST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....26-31.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 degrees.
Max Humidity........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-18 mph with local gusts to 35 mph in
                    the evening becoming northwest 5-10 mph
                    overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........43-53 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West to southwest 11-17 mph. Local gusts to
                    30 mph in the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    southwest around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 5-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 7-13 mph.


$$

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