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
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...A DRY NORTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL RESIDE OVER THE
DISTRICT TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE TRACKS FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST INTO THE GREAT BASIN. AN
INCREASE IN ONSHORE FLOW IN THE LOW LEVELS WILL SUPPORT GUSTY WINDS
THROUGH AND BELOW THE MOUNTAIN PASSES ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE SAN
JOAQUIN VALLEY AND IN KERN COUNTY FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL TREND COOLER THROUGH SATURDAY WITH LITTLE
CHANGE SUNDAY. HUMIDITIES WILL CHANGE LITTLE FROM DAY TO DAY OVER
THE HIGHER TERRAIN BUT INCREASE SLIGHTLY IN THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.


CAZ289>292-221600-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                    BELOW THE PASSES ON THE WEST SIDE.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-97.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH JUST BELOW THE PASSES ON THE
                    WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
                    UP TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-221600-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2030 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST 2-5 MPH BY 2200 PDT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-31 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........EAST UP TO 4 MPH BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10
                    MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2030 PDT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........EAST UP TO 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-221600-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY ALONG THE CREST EARLY THIS
                    EVENING WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
                    OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   8000 FEET........43-48.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........67-77 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2030 PDT.
   RIDGES...........VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
LAL.................2 ALONG THE CREST UNTIL 1900 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........82-87.
   8000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........48-53.
   8000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........65-75 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2030 PDT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 5-15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   8000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST UP TO 9 MPH IN MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-11 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 4-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-221600-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-7 MPH UNTIL 1930 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNCANYON 2-4 MPH BY 2030 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........77-82.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING WEST 5-8 MPH
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON. LOCAL GUSTS TO 18 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE CANYONS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 MPH
                    POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........53-63 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE
                    2-4 MPH BY 2200 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH IN THE EVENING DIMINISHING TO
                    5-12 MPH BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE
                    IN THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........73-78.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING WEST 4-7 MPH BY
                    1100 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 10-20
                    MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-17 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-13 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-18 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-221600-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
313 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-72.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH THIS EVENING
                    DIMINISHING TO 4-9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-95.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-18 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO
                    35 MPH POSSIBLE RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-69.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 5-15 MPH. GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE RIGHT
                    BELOW THE PASSES IN THE EVENING.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-94.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........8-18 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-18 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 4-16 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH 3-16 MPH.


$$
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