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
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Storm system will bring gusty winds along with precipitation
over the Sierra Nevada and Kern County Mountains. Snow with
minor accumulations will be possible tonight into Friday
morning above 1500 feet. Otherwise, continued dry and cold
conditions are expected through Saturday morning with slight
warming afterward. Another system will begin moving into the
region on Monday.


CAZ289>292-231545-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers.
Min Temperature.....31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 15-20 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-6 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the south overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....56-61.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 degrees.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......6900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH up 7-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH down 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ293-231545-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely
                    in the evening, then chance of showers and snow
                    showers after midnight. Snow level 2000 feet.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........90-100 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 30-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........46-56 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the northeast overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 degrees.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-14 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-231545-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers and snow showers likely in the
                    evening, then chance of showers and snow
                    showers after midnight. Snow level 2500 feet.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 30-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of snow showers. Snow
                    level 1500 feet.
Max Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest to west 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow showers. Temperatures
down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ296-231545-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers in the evening, then
                    chance of snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........6-11.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........87-97 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 15-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest to north 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....50 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow
                    showers in the morning. Otherwise mostly
                    sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........22-27.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   8000 Feet........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........North 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........17-22.
   8000 Feet........7-12.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
   8000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Easterly 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........North 6-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Slight
                    chance of snow showers late in the afternoon
                    near the crest.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........37-42.
   8000 Feet........29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-13 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 4-8
degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 10-15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 7-12 mph.
   Ridges...........North 11-17 mph.


$$

CAZ297-231545-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers likely.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........15-20.
   8000 Feet........5-10.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........81-91 percent.
   8000 Feet........86-96 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-12 mph in the evening
                    shifting to easterly overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest to north 9-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....40 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........49-59 percent.
   8000 Feet........40-50 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........North 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........14-19.
   8000 Feet........7-12.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........79-89 percent.
   8000 Feet........68-78 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   8000 Feet........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 18-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 8-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest to west 12-18 mph. Local gusts to
                    30 mph near the crest.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-15 mph, except 15-20 mph with gusts
                    to 35 mph near the crest.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 9-15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 3-5
degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 7-13 mph.
   Ridges...........North 8-14 mph.


$$

CAZ295-231545-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers in
                    the evening, then snow showers with showers
                    likely after midnight. Snow level 3000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........21-26.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 30-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 8-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 7-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........20-25.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 15-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the morning
                    increasing to westerly 10-16 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 7-13 mph in the morning
                    increasing to west 14-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to around 20 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Easterly 12-18 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 6-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-13 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and showers. Temperatures
down 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH up 5-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 10-15 mph. Local gusts to 25 mph.
   Ridges...........West 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-231545-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
232 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                    after midnight.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 17-22 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning with a chance of
                    snow showers. Otherwise sunny.
Max Temperature.....43-48.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 8-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....24-29.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........56-66 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 10-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......4600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 25 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 14-20 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and snow showers.
Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 8-14 mph.


$$

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