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

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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
318 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure and a warming trend into Monday will bring
temperatures back to near normals by Monday. Continued dry
conditions will result in minimum humidities mostly between 10 and
15 percent both days. Winds will mostly be light today but with
some northerly breeziness across the Lower Colorado River Valley.
Winds will increase some on Monday across southeast California,
but remain light elsewhere.

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-252230-
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-
318 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-65.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph in the
  morning becoming 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.......6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......North 3 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................35-45.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................27-47 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming northeast after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable in the evening
  becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-70.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 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.......5100 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......South 5 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37-47.
Highs 55-63. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-47. Highs 56-62. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-49. Highs 61-67. South winds
5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 65-72.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 43-53. Highs 66-72.

$$

AZZ133-252230-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
318 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................49-62.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-18 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph in the
  morning becoming north 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................24-40.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................33-54 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming east after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 5 to 15 mph in the
  evening becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................54-67.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming south 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Showers. Lows 29-43. Highs 50-62. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 24-41. Highs 42-55. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-45. Highs 51-63. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-47. Highs 56-68.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-47. Highs 56-68.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-252230-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
318 AM MST Sun Feb 25 2018 /218 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................63-68.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the
  morning becoming 5 to 15 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..........6300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........North 9 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................34-42.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................27-45 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable in the evening
  becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................68-72.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming south 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 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.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........South 6 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 37-46.
Highs 58-62. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 37-47. Highs 63-67. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39-50. Highs 66-71. South winds
10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-50. Highs 69-74.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42-50. Highs 69-73.

$$

CAZ230-252230-
Joshua Tree National Park-
218 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................51-60.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 10 to 20 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.................33-39.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................27-36 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Light and variable in the evening
  becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................54-68.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................13-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest 20 to 30 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.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow showers.
Lows 33-42. Highs 44-56. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
33-41. Highs 53-64. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
34-44. Highs 53-66. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-45. Highs 54-67.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
37-46. Highs 55-66.

$$

CAZ232-252230-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
218 AM PST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................59-68.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the
  morning becoming 5 to 15 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.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................35-44.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................25-62 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming mostly downslope/downvalley after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable in the evening
  becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................63-72.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................11-20 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 20 to 30 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.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 38-50.
Highs 54-61. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 60-68. West winds
5 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39-53. Highs 62-71. South winds
10 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows 43-53.
Highs 64-72.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
43-52. Highs 64-71.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Sunday March 4th through Tuesday March
6th: Near normal temperatures and near to below median
precipitation.



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