Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure over the region with keep most of the area warm
and dry through the end of the week. Winds during that time
will remain light and terrain driven. Isolated late day showers
and thunderstorms could pop up over the Sierra Nevada and
continue into the weekend. A low pressure system will move over
northern California Friday and bring breezy, cooler conditions
across the district for the weekend.


CAZ289>292-261530-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....81-86.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........68-78 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....73-78.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures down 4-10
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 8-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-12 mph.


$$

CAZ293-261530-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly Sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures up 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-10 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-261530-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 4 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the east 4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    then westerly 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the south 3-5 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 4 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures down 6-12
degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-9 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-9 mph.


$$

CAZ296-261530-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   8000 Feet........34-39.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   8000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the northeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers, thunderstorms
                    and snow showers in the afternoon. snow level
                    10000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   8000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the south 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers, thunderstorms
                    and snow showers in the evening. snow level
                    10500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........82-92 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the south 3-10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........58-63.
   8000 Feet........51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........38-48 percent.
   8000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 6-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3-13 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 6-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Cooler. Temperatures down 6-16 degrees. Minimum RH
little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 9-19 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-17 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 10-21 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers, slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 10-16 mph.


$$

CAZ297-261530-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   8000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........30-40 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the south 4-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........37-42.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   8000 Feet........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........62-67.
   8000 Feet........53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   8000 Feet........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 5-11 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 6-12
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 9-18 mph.
   Ridges...........West 11-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-21 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 14-25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms and snow showers.
Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 10-17 mph.


$$

CAZ295-261530-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........59-69 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-10 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-14 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 7-17 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 4-13 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 6-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to west around 20 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Cooler. Temperatures down 7-13 degrees. Minimum RH up
2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-22 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 11-22 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-23 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 13-25 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-21 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 12-23 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-261530-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
230 PM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 8-18 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 3-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-17 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 4-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....75-80.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-14 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 8-18 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Not as warm. Temperatures down
7-13 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 15-26 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 17-29 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 10-20 mph.


$$


MOLINA

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