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
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY CONDITIONS AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY. A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM
WILL BRING MUCH COOLER AIR ALONG WITH BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS
OVER MUCH OF THE DISTRICT. THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
OVER THE HIGH SIERRA AND BELOW THE PASSES OF THE KERN COUNTY
MOUNTAINS AND DESERT. THE SYSTEM IS TRENDING DRIER WITH THE BEST
CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION EXPECTED AROUND YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK.
DRY CONDITIONS FOLLOW WITH A WARMING TREND WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

CAZ289>292-202345-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 6-16 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 9-15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-13 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-15 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-202345-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-12 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-202345-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-11 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........51-61 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........73-78.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........14-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH
UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10-25 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 11-26 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11-26 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12-27 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-202345-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........34-39.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   8000 FEET........56-61.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........14-24 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-14 MPH BY
                    AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 4-17 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 8-18 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 14-29 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-202345-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
411 AM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-23 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-22 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-18 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 4-18 MPH.


$$

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