Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A Pacific storm system will move into the region tonight through
Friday. Expect much cooler temperatures, higher humidities, gusty
winds, rain, and low elevation snow showers. A weaker system will
bring a chance of precipitation from Fresno County north Sunday
night through Monday.

CAZ289>292-191630-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening,
                    then rain likely after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-68 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 10-20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    evening, then slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-13 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........51-61 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southeast 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ293-191630-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........South 4-10 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the southwest.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....70 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........59-69 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the
                    evening. Slight chance of snow showers. Slight
                    chance of showers after midnight. snow level
                    3000 feet.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope/downvalley 2-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-10 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......6400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........East 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ294-191630-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the evening, then
                    showers after midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 4-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southeast 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the southwest.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers in the morning, then chance of
                    showers in the afternoon.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......Down 9-19 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........68-78 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 13-29 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4800 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....40 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers. Snow level 3000 feet.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-13 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........86-96 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Downslope/downvalley 2-7 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-67 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 6-12
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures up 2-8
degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........North 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ296-191630-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow. Snow level 8000
                    feet in the evening lowering to near 5000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........30-35.
   8000 FEET........23-28.
   24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 percent.
   8000 FEET........89-99 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West southwest 8-16 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....70 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........28-33.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-20 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........64-74 percent.
   8000 FEET........57-67 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 4-10 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 5-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest around 20 mph in the morning becoming
                    west around 10 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....50 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........22-27.
   8000 FEET........14-19.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-13 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........92-100 percent.
   8000 FEET........87-97 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West northwest 5-15 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........46-56 percent.
   8000 FEET........36-46 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 11-23 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH up 8-18 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH down 8-18 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   RIDGES...........Southwest 5-11 mph.


$$

CAZ297-191630-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow. Snow level 8000
                    feet in the evening lowering to near 6000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........28-33.
   8000 FEET........24-29.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........92-100 percent.
   8000 FEET........83-93 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West southwest 7-17 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 15-25 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the
                    morning, then chance of snow showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........40-45.
   8000 FEET........33-38.
   24 HR TREND......Down 10-22 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........68-78 percent.
   8000 FEET........53-63 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 12-24 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 10-20 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....30 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........19-24.
   8000 FEET........12-17.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........88-98 percent.
   8000 FEET........81-91 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West northwest 8-18 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 12-24 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   8000 FEET........27-32.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........56-66 percent.
   8000 FEET........44-54 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........West northwest 7-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 7-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 8-18
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 6-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees.
Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 5-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-12
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-11 mph.


$$

CAZ295-191630-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening,
                    then showers likely after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........39-44.
   24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........85-95 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 15-31 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 7-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Snow level 3500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......Down 11-23 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........57-67 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 25-41 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 10-20 mph.
   RIDGES...........West 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......3700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....30 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level 3000 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 FEET........26-31.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........81-91 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 10-20 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Snow level
                    3500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........49-59 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 5-11 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........Westerly 5-14 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 15 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 13-25
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph.
   RIDGES...........Northwest 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-191630-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
321 PM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
   24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........78-88 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 16-32 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Southwest 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-17 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Up 14-26 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 15-25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers. Snow level 3000 feet.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
   24 HR TREND......Down 7-13 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 3-9 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 10-20 mph. Gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
   24 HR TREND......Down 4-10 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 percent.
   24 HR TREND......Down 6-16 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 10-20 mph. Gusts to around 30 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Westerly 10-20 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 5-10 mph.


$$

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