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

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FNUS55 KPSR 221041
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
341 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.DISCUSSION...
A SOMEWHAT ELEVATED FIRE DANGER WILL DEVELOP TUESDAY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND THE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AS NORTH WINDS STRENGTHEN IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER RIDGE TOPS AND THROUGH NORTH-SOUTH CHANNELED
RIVER VALLEYS. HOWEVER...HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL ONLY FALL INTO A 20 TO
30 PERCENT RANGE PRECLUDING A HIGHER FIRE DANGER.
OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR OR ABOVE AVERAGE WITH GOOD TO
EXCELLENT OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

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

AZZ132-222245-
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-
341 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................65-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................34-48 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......2500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 2 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................42-52.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................63-89 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................63-69.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................21 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......5000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTHEAST 10 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 62-67. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-46. HIGHS 62-68. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 56-63. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-44. HIGHS 58-64.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 59-64.

$$

AZZ133-222245-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
341 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................43-54 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 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............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................31-43.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................68-96 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 40 TO 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................47-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................30 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 25-39. HIGHS 52-63. EAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
30-40. HIGHS 52-63. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 27-40.
HIGHS 44-58. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-38. HIGHS 48-59.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29-40. HIGHS 50-61.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-222245-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
341 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014 /241 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................71-75.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................33-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 45 TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........3000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 17 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................46-55.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................55-86 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................20 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 50 TO 60 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................67-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 14 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-47. HIGHS 64-69. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 64-69. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-47. HIGHS 58-64. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-44. HIGHS 59-65.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-45. HIGHS 60-65.

$$

CAZ230-222245-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
241 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................64-73.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................30-36 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................46-53.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................44-60 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................18 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................57-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-32 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-46. HIGHS 58-66. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-46. HIGHS 54-65. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-43. HIGHS 45-58. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34-41. HIGHS 50-60.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-41. HIGHS 52-62.

$$

CAZ232-222245-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
241 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................70-76.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................31-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................51-56.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................46-74 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................23 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................65-73.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
  MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-49. HIGHS 62-69. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-49. HIGHS 62-69. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-49. HIGHS 55-64. NORTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-45. HIGHS 57-64.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-47. HIGHS 59-65.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY DECEMBER 29TH THROUGH WEDNESDAY DECEMBER
31ST...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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