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
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...
An upper low will approach the area today then push into
Central California tonight and provide for cooler than normal
temperatures and unsettled conditions across the district on
Monday and Tuesday as it slowly moves east across the region.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms can be expected
near the Sierra crest during the late afternoon and
evening hours today with showers becoming more prevalent mainly
over the higher elevations, on Monday and Tuesday. High
pressure build inland into region on Wednesday and Thursday
bringing a warming and drying trend to the district.

CAZ289>292-202230-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph in the morning
                    increasing to 8-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........72-82 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 8-16 mph in the evening
                    decreasing to 4-8 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....74-79.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-8 mph in the morning
                    increasing to 8-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-12 mph.


$$

CAZ293-202230-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....73-78.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph in the evening shifting to
                    southeast 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....68-73.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Min Humidity........53-63 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 12-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
                    west 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

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


$$

CAZ294-202230-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....75-80.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to west 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....50-55.
   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 evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning, then chance of showers and a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....70-75.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Min Humidity........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-202230-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers, a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
                    Snow level 9000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........62-67.
   8000 Feet........53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........47-57 percent.
   8000 Feet........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Chance of showers. Snow level
                    9500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........41-46.
   8000 Feet........32-37.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........82-92 percent.
   8000 Feet........87-97 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph in the evening shifting
                    to north 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
                    showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon. Snow level 9500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........55-60.
   8000 Feet........50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........59-69 percent.
   8000 Feet........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 11-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....50 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 4-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ297-202230-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers, a slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
                    Snow level 9500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........64-69.
   8000 Feet........53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........46-56 percent.
   8000 Feet........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to west 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
                    Snow level 9500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........38-43.
   8000 Feet........30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   8000 Feet........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the north 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning.
                    Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon. Snow level 9500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........57-62.
   8000 Feet........47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........55-65 percent.
   8000 Feet........45-55 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to south 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ295-202230-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........65-70.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........35-45 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........46-51.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........67-77 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Northwest 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-202230-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
443 AM PDT Sun May 20 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....78-83.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-12 mph in the morning shifting to
                    southwest 10-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 10-20 mph in the evening shifting
                    to west 6-12 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
                    afternoon.
Max Temperature.....73-78.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Min Humidity........33-43 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-12 mph in the morning shifting to
                    southwest 10-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-16 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-16 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-16 mph.


$$

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