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
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible into the
evening over the Sierra Nevada. Otherwise conditions will be
turning cooler and breezy on Friday. A weather system will bring
much cooler and breezy conditions and increasing chance of showers
or thunderstorms mainly over the mountains through early next.

CAZ289>292-271445-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 9-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust in the
                    evening.
Min Temperature.....45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-13 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....69-74.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 10-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-15 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-12 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ293-271445-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....46-51.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........84-94 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 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the southeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....41-46.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 7 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the north 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
Max Temperature.....62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 4-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 4 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 9-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-11 mph.

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

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-271445-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the south 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....69-74.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 1-4 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10 mph in the early evening shifting to the
                    north 10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 9-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-12 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-271445-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........86-96 percent.
   8000 Feet........87-97 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the south 6-12 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........56-61.
   8000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   8000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 7-14 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 8-14 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to southwest 15-21 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........34-39.
   8000 Feet........23-28.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........81-91 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Southwest 8-15 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 15-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of snow showers.
                    Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
                    snow level 6000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........52-57.
   8000 Feet........44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
   8000 Feet........25-35 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Southwest 11-15 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 12-16 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 9-14 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the west 15-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 2-4
degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-20 mph.
   Ridges...........West 12-24 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers, showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-17 mph.


$$

CAZ297-271445-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........36-41.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........79-89 percent.
   8000 Feet........70-80 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........61-66.
   8000 Feet........53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........35-45 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to West 8-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 5-10 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the west 10-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........31-36.
   8000 Feet........25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   8000 Feet........62-72 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 10-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 15-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........56-61.
   8000 Feet........47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   8000 Feet........18-28 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 10-16 mph.
   Ridges...........West 15-22 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 11-22 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms and snow showers.
Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 12-22 mph.

.TUESDAY...
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 7-16 mph.
   Ridges...........South 9-21 mph.


$$

CAZ295-271445-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 8-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-15 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 12-20 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 15-22 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........38-43.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 10-20 mph.
   Ridges...........West 15-25 mph in the early evening increasing
                    to northwest 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 12-23 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 15-30 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 17-29 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 13-25 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 9-19 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-271445-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
251 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........58-68 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-17 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 5-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....73-78.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-16 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 15-25 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........56-66 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-28 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of blowing dust.
Max Temperature.....69-74.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 16-28 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 20 to 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 10-22 mph.

.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-23 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-13 mph.


$$


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