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

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FWFPSR

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
304 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A fairly dry and cool weather system will affect the region today
bringing scattered showers mainly to high terrain locations in
Arizona. Breezy conditions will be widespread today with gusts to
around 25 mph this afternoon. Winds Saturday will be on the light
side under clear skies and continued cool temperatures. Minimum
humidities will mostly fall between 20 and 30 percent today, but
fall into the teens for Saturday afternoon.

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-232215-
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-
304 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers.
* Max Temperature.................52-60.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................22-34 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming west 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......8900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 19 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................33-43.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................32-64 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................20 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................55-62.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................16 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 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.......5700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 60-65. North winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 65-71. Southeast winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
39-49. Highs 59-65. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-48. Highs 58-65.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 62-69.

$$

AZZ133-232215-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
304 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers and snow showers.
* Max Temperature.................41-54.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................30-44 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................17 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..South 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming southwest 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........3 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy. Slight chance of
  showers in the evening. slight chance of snow showers .
* Min Temperature.................22-38.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................57-85 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................8 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................20 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................42-55.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-26 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................14 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 21-40. Highs 47-60. North winds 5 to
10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-43. Highs 54-67. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of snow showers. Lows 28-43. Highs 51-64. South winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 26-42. Highs 46-58.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-44. Highs 51-63.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-232215-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
304 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018 /204 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature.................59-63.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-23 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 30 to 40 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..........7800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........West 20 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................34-43.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................27-53 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................36 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-65.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 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.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 9 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 34-44. Highs 64-68. North winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 35-47. Highs 69-73. South winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
39-47. Highs 62-66. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
38-46. Highs 63-67.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38-48. Highs 66-70.

$$

CAZ230-232215-
Joshua Tree National Park-
204 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers and snow showers .
* Max Temperature.................46-58.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................17-25 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................12 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph in the morning
  becoming 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................10 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........3 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................28-36.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................26-34 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................41 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................50-61.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 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.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 33-39. Highs 52-63. North winds 15 to
25 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-42. Highs 56-68. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 33-42. Highs 46-60. West winds 15 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 33-41. Highs 50-61.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 34-43. Highs 53-63.

$$

CAZ232-232215-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
204 AM PST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny. Slight chance of
  showers.
* Max Temperature.................55-63.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................16-26 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................5 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 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.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................34-43.
*    24 hr trend..................4 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................26-61 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................31 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 35 to 45 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................57-65.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................9-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming west 5 to 10 mph 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.........5 or moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 36-46. Highs 60-68. North winds 10 to
20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 36-50. Highs 65-73. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
39-50. Highs 58-66. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear with slight chance of showers. Lows
39-49. Highs 59-68.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers. Lows
40-49. Highs 62-70.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday March 2nd through Sunday March 4th:
Below normal temperatures and above median precipitation.



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