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
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A disturbance over the region will provide cooler temperatures
with unsettled conditions over the district today into Wednesday.
Chances of showers and thunderstorms are expected near the Sierra
crest during the late afternoon and evening hours. High pressure
will begin building inland into the region on Wednesday, bringing
a warming and drying trend to the district. Another disturbance
will move into the district beginning Friday, increasing clouds
and precipitation chances with cooler temperatures.


CAZ289>292-231430-
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 Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....82-87.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-11 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-11 mph.


$$

CAZ293-231430-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 1-3 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 5-9 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east 3-5 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....79-84.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 2-4 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east 4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....74-79.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-10 mph.


$$

CAZ294-231430-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the evening.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........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
                    becoming downslope 3 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph in the early evening becoming east
                    3 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....81-86.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 3 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    becoming downslope 4 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the east 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....76-81.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-12 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-11 mph.


$$

CAZ296-231430-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely
                    in the evening, then slight chance of showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........85-95 percent.
   8000 Feet........89-99 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 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.................4.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and snow
                    showers in the morning. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. snow level
                    10500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........56-61.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........45-55 percent.
   8000 Feet........43-53 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........43-48.
   8000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........88-98 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the southeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of showers. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms and snow showers in the
                    afternoon. snow level 10500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........67-72.
   8000 Feet........55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   8000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to south 5-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures down 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-11 mph.
   Ridges...........South 7-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers, snow showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-14 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........North 8-16 mph.


$$

CAZ297-231430-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................4.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........59-64.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........40-50 percent.
   8000 Feet........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................4.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........81-91 percent.
   8000 Feet........81-91 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the southeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........69-74.
   8000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   8000 Feet........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 6-11 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3-8 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 5-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-19 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 7-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-14 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 10-21 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 8-14 mph.
   Ridges...........North 9-18 mph.


$$

CAZ295-231430-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........70-80 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-13 mph in the early evening
                    then westerly 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 4-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 5-10 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 7-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 9-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-22 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 9-20 mph.
   Ridges...........West 13-25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-23 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 13-25 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-231430-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
230 PM PDT Tue May 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-15 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........61-71 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 7-15 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....78-83.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning increasing to
                    around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 7-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 15-25 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-16 mph.


$$


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