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
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Mainly dry and warm conditions will continue today, except for a
chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the Sierra
Nevada due to an approaching low pressure system. Expect cooler
and breezy conditions on Friday and into the weekend, and then
another chance for mainly mountain showers and thunderstorms
during early next week.

CAZ289>292-262330-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....81-86.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-12 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........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    decreasing to 9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7800 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 6-13 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-13 mph.

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


$$

CAZ293-262330-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........32-42 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...........East 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5000 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.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope.
   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.....67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........31-41 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures down 5-11
degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-262330-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 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.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........69-79 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 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.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 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...........Southwest 4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-262330-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers, thunderstorms
                    and snow showers in the afternoon. snow level
                    10500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........68-73.
   8000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   8000 Feet........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-7 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.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........42-47.
   8000 Feet........34-39.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
   8000 Feet........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the south 3-12 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........58-63.
   8000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   8000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 4-14 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........South 3-14 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to southwest 9-21 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. Slight chance of snow showers. Cooler. Temperatures
down 7-13 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-18 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures little
change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-22 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-21 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-15 mph.


$$

CAZ297-262330-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
   8000 Feet........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 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...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 3-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........41-46.
   8000 Feet........35-40.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........69-79 percent.
   8000 Feet........63-73 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................3.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........61-66.
   8000 Feet........52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 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 4-12 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-10 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 4-14 mph by afternoon.
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. Temperatures down 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-16 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 14-26 mph.
   Ridges...........West 14-26 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms and snow showers.
Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-15 mph.
   Ridges...........West 12-22 mph.


$$

CAZ295-262330-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 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........45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........61-71 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-14 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-16 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 3-13 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 5-17 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Cooler. Temperatures down 7-13 degrees. Minimum RH up
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 15-27 mph.
   Ridges...........West 19-31 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-23 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 13-24 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 10-21 mph.
   Ridges...........West 13-25 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-262330-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
516 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-7 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 3-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........53-63 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-17 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 3-14 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........17-27 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-16 mph in the early morning increasing
                    to 7-18 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9300 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 12-24 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 9-16 mph.

.MONDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-23 mph.


$$


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