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

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
130 PM MST TUE APR 15 2014

.DISCUSSION...DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS ACROSS THE AREA. AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES WILL
DROP INTO THE 5-15 PERCENT RANGE EACH DAY...WITH FAIR OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND WILL FOLLOW THE TYPICAL
DIURNAL UPSLOPE/DRAINAGE PATTERNS TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...BUT
WESTERLY BREEZES WILL PICK UP WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A
WEAK TROUGH. ANOTHER WEATHER DISTURBANCE APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
WILL THEN BRING GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS TO SOUTHEAST CA AND SOUTHWEST
AZ ON THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

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

AZZ132-160830-
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-
130 PM MST TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................54-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................14-25 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................88-96.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................6-11 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 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.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......WEST 12 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................56-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................22-36 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................86-94.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-13 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 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.......9000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 10 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 80-89. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 55-65. HIGHS 83-91. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-66. HIGHS 87-94. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58-68. HIGHS 89-96.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 57-67. HIGHS 86-93.

$$

AZZ133-160830-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
130 PM MST TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-56.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................16-34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................72-87.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................7-12 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................47-58.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................22-34 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................73-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................9-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46-60. HIGHS 64-79. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 46-57. HIGHS 68-84. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-59. HIGHS 72-87. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-59. HIGHS 75-90.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-59. HIGHS 73-88.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-160830-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
130 PM MST TUE APR 15 2014 /130 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................58-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................19-28 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................92-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................6-11 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 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..........7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 7 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................62-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................88-95.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................10-16 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 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.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 60-67. HIGHS 85-91. SOUTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59-65. HIGHS 86-91. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59-67. HIGHS 90-95. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-67. HIGHS 91-96.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59-66. HIGHS 87-93.

$$

CAZ230-160830-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
130 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................55-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................18-29 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................78-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 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.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................58-67.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................22-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................73-89.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................11-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 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...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 54-65. HIGHS 69-86. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-63. HIGHS 72-87. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-65. HIGHS 76-90. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-65. HIGHS 77-92.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-63. HIGHS 68-87.

$$

CAZ232-160830-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
130 PM PDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................60-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................17-40 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................86-96.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 15 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.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................62-70.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................24-52 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................83-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................11-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 10 TO 20 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...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 61-69. HIGHS 80-90. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-68. HIGHS 81-90. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-69. HIGHS 84-93. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-69. HIGHS 86-95.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60-68. HIGHS 80-90.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY APRIL 23RD THROUGH FRIDAY APRIL
25TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.




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