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
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.DISCUSSION...Well above normal temperatures and light,
terrain driven winds can be expected over the district
through at least Wednesday with little diurnal change
in humidities. Although isolated late day thunderstorms
could pop up over the higher elevations of the Sierra by
Wednesday, dry weather will prevail this week.


CAZ289>292-232330-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....86-91.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....87-92.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ293-232330-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........North to northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....82-87.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......7100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-232330-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-7 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-232330-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   8000 Feet........17-27 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........41-46.
   8000 Feet........30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-7 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........73-78.
   8000 Feet........62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........21-31 percent.
   8000 Feet........17-27 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning turning
                    south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms near the crest in
the afternoon. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 5-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms near the crest
in the afternoon. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up
1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of afternoon and evening
thunderstorms. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ297-232330-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........73-78.
   8000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   8000 Feet........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   8000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph in early evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the northeast overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........73-78.
   8000 Feet........62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........22-32 percent.
   8000 Feet........19-29 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 5-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 5-10 mph.


$$

CAZ295-232330-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........74-79.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 5-8 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-12 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-232330-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
255 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-7 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 10-16 mph.


$$

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