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
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK STORM SYSTEM WILL BRUSH THE DISTRICT BRINGING
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE SIERRA NEVADA FRIDAY
AND EARLY SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL LOWER SEVERAL DEGREES...BUT
REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL...AND HUMIDITIES WILL TREND UPWARD THROUGH
SATURDAY. SUNDAY AND MONDAY WILL BE DRY AND WARMER AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS BEHIND THE SYSTEM. A DEEP AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVING ACROSS THE STATE WILL BRING A SHARP DROP IN TEMPERATURES ON
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS. THIS DOES NOT
APPEAR TO BE A VERY WET SYSTEM EVEN THOUGH ALL BUT DESERT AREAS
WILL ALSO HAVE AT LEAST A SLIGHT CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.

CAZ289>292-181500-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-44 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 13 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 12-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-181500-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHEAST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 11-23 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-89 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING EAST
                    4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-49 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 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...........EAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 12-19
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 8-18 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-181500-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 14-26 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING 13 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........36-46 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 12-24 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    4-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    THEN WESTERLY.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........65-70.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-13 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 6-16 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN
10-18 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-25 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-181500-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
                    9500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........65-70.
   8000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........38-48 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........37-47 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    THEN WESTERLY 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........87-97 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH 5 MPH.
LAL.................3.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........66-71.
   8000 FEET........51-56.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........37-47 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. COOLER.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 10-19 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 10-20 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-25 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-181500-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
229 PM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9-17 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 4-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 9-19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 8-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9-17 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING WEST 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 3 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-14 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES DOWN 10-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM
RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH.


$$

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