Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
306 PM MST TUE MAY 3 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.DISCUSSION...
WITH HIGH PRESSURE IN PLACE ON THURSDAY EXPECT SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE
NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S TO 100 ON WEDNESDAY AND
FALLING TO NEAR NORMAL ON THURSDAY. VERY DRY MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL RANGE IN THE 7 TO 12 PERCENT RANGE THROUGH THURSDAY.
VERY BREEZY SOUTH AND SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN SOUTHEAST
CA AND THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WITH
GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH. ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON WINDY CONDITIONS WILL
SPREAD INTO THE LOWER DESERTS WITH WINDS GUSTING IN THE LOW 30S TO 40
MPH THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT.

...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

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

AZZ132-041015-
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-
306 PM MST TUE MAY 3 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................63-73.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................27-38 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................93-100.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-13 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 20 TO 30 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.......13300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................62-72.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................25-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................84-93.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................9-15 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 30 TO 40 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.......11100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 20 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53-63. HIGHS 71-77. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 53-63. HIGHS 72-78. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
54-64. HIGHS 76-81. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-66. HIGHS 81-87.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58-68. HIGHS 86-92.

$$

AZZ133-041015-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
306 PM MST TUE MAY 3 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................49-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................32-45 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..EAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................81-96.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................9-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................52-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-37 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-91.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................8-13 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-59. HIGHS 65-76. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39-54. HIGHS 60-73. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
39-56. HIGHS 63-76. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41-59. HIGHS 68-81.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-59. HIGHS 73-86.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-041015-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
306 PM MST TUE MAY 3 2016 /306 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016/

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................63-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-43 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................94-100.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................9-14 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........8100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 16 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................62-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................34-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................83-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................11 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-19 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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..........6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTH 20 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54-59. HIGHS 73-78. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 54-59. HIGHS 75-79. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
57-61. HIGHS 79-83. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 59-64. HIGHS 85-89.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 61-65. HIGHS 89-93.

$$

CAZ230-041015-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
306 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................54-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................29-37 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................77-92.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................50-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................30-39 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................65-80.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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...
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43-55. HIGHS 56-71. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43-56. HIGHS 59-73. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
45-59. HIGHS 66-77. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49-61. HIGHS 72-84.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-61. HIGHS 75-88.

$$

CAZ232-041015-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
306 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................64-68.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................28-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................89-97.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................10-18 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................61-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................36-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST
  IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................77-86.
*    24 HR TREND..................12 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-24 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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...
.FRIDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52-61. HIGHS 68-77. WEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52-60. HIGHS 71-79. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
55-62. HIGHS 75-83. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58-65. HIGHS 81-89.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60-65. HIGHS 85-93.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY MAY 11TH THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 13TH
...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.


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