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
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A low pressure system will move into the district today bringing
increasing clouds, precipitation chances, and cooler temperatures
along with locally breezy to gusty conditions at times through at
least Saturday. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible over the
Sierra crest and foothill areas each day and into the San Joaquin
Valley during Friday. Beginning Sunday, a warming and drying trend
will return until the middle of next week.

CAZ289>292-252330-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........48-58 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    north by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....72-77.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........39-49 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-9 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-7 mph.

$$

CAZ293-252330-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-5 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Min Temperature.....44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-4 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-5 mph in the early evening becoming
                    light.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........47-57 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Warmer. Temperatures up 6-16 degrees. Minimum RH
down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

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

$$

CAZ294-252330-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Max Temperature.....63-68.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 degrees.
Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east 2-5 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-10
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-7 mph.

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

$$

CAZ296-252330-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers, snow showers
                    and slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow
                    level 9000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........49-54.
   8000 Feet........42-47.
   24 HR Trend......Down 9-19 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
   8000 Feet........54-64 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 8-18 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph.
   Ridges...........South to southwest 3-11 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers, snow showers
                    and slight chance of thunderstorms. Snow
                    level 8500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........35-40.
   8000 Feet........27-32.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........86-96 percent.
   8000 Feet........90-100 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-4 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-11 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and snow
                    showers. Chance of thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon. Snow level 8000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........53-58.
   8000 Feet........44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........56-66 percent.
   8000 Feet........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 6-11 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-9 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

$$

CAZ297-252330-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers in the
                    morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Chance
                    of showers and snow showers in the afternoon.
                    Snow level 8500 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........53-58.
   8000 Feet........44-49.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-22 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........50-60 percent.
   8000 Feet........42-52 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to westerly 3-13 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-8 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 3-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the evening. Chance of
                    snow showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Slight chance of showers after
                    midnight. Snow level 8500 feet.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........35-40.
   8000 Feet........25-30.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........86-96 percent.
   8000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    then westerly 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West to northwest 3-13 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight
                    chance of showers. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
             Snow level 8000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........53-58.
   8000 Feet........45-50.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........56-66 percent.
   8000 Feet........48-58 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-6 mph in the early morning
                    then westerly 5-9 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................3.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-11 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........North 6-12 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-11 mph.

$$

CAZ295-252330-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........44-54 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 13-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-13 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to 6-18 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........West 5-12 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    7-19 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......7800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance
                    of thunderstorms. Slight chance of showers
                    after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........West 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-19 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........50-60 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-17 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 5-11 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-16
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-13 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 5-15 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 7-13 degrees. Minimum RH down 7-13
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-12 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-13 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-14 mph.

$$

CAZ298-299-252330-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
416 AM PDT Fri May 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Down 8-18 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-14 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 7-19 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....48-53.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 7-19 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....67-72.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........37-47 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-12
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 6-18 mph.

.MEMORIAL DAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-12 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-11 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-11 mph.

$$
DUDLEY

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