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

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FNUS55 KPSR 241047
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
347 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY...HOWEVER ANOTHER FRONTAL
PASSAGE THURSDAY WILL LEAD TO GUSTY NORTH WINDS...ESPECIALLY OVER
RIDGE TOPS OF SE CALIFORNIA AND CHANNELED THROUGH THE COLORADO RIVER
VALLEY. GUSTS TO 30 MPH WILL BE LIKELY LEADING TO A SLIGHTLY ELEVATED
FIRE DANGER...THOUGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL ONLY FALL TO JUST
BELOW 20 PERCENT. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH GOOD
TO EXCELLENT OVERNIGHT RECOVERY.

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

AZZ132-242300-
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-
347 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 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.......3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHEAST 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................37-47.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................47-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................15 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 30 TO 40 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 40 TO 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-63.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-36 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 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.......2900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 6 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 50-58. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 52-59. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 55-60. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 57-63.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-43. HIGHS 54-60.

$$

AZZ133-242300-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
347 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................47-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................29-39.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................39-62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 40 TO 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................46-56.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................26-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 24-36. HIGHS 38-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 24-35. HIGHS 40-53. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-36. HIGHS 44-56. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-37. HIGHS 46-58.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 26-37. HIGHS 43-55.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-242300-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
347 AM MST WED DEC 24 2014 /247 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 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..........3500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........EAST 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............MARGINAL.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................39-47.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................43-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................18 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
  30 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 35 TO 45 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 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..........6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-44. HIGHS 54-60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-42. HIGHS 54-60. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-41. HIGHS 57-62. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-44. HIGHS 58-64.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-44. HIGHS 54-60.

$$

CAZ230-242300-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
247 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING WEST 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................35-45.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................53-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................29 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 40 TO 50 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................47-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 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...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-40. HIGHS 40-54. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 30-38. HIGHS 43-55. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-39. HIGHS 48-58. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32-41. HIGHS 47-60.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 27-41. HIGHS 42-54.

$$

CAZ232-242300-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
247 AM PST WED DEC 24 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-67.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-23 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* 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.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................43-50.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................39-74 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................18 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 45 TO 55 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-24 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
  30 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 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...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-46. HIGHS 51-61. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-43. HIGHS 51-60. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-43. HIGHS 54-62. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-46. HIGHS 56-64.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-46. HIGHS 51-61.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31ST THROUGH FRIDAY JANUARY
2ND...BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.





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