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
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 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
Tuesday, dry weather will prevail through the period.


CAZ289>292-231515-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........70-80 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Westerly 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Westerly 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 9 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Westerly 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Variable 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Westerly 9 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 7-10 mph.


$$

CAZ293-231515-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....79-84.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......7200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....51-56.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 10 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 down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ294-231515-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northerly 6-9 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........25-35 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to the
                    northwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........71-81 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
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 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 10 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 down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph.


$$

CAZ296-231515-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........29-34.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening then
                    becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the southeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........69-74.
   8000 Feet........60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   8000 Feet........15-25 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........42-47.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........78-88 percent.
   8000 Feet........80-90 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening becoming
                    downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the southeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 7-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms. Temperatures down
2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph.
   Ridges...........South 7-10 mph.


$$

CAZ297-231515-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........38-43.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........66-76 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 6-9 mph in the evening becoming
                    easterly 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   8000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   8000 Feet........17-27 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........38-43.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........76-86 percent.
   8000 Feet........64-74 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 6-9 mph in the evening shifting to the
                    northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........60-65.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........24-34 percent.
   8000 Feet........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 6-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 10 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south 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 6-9 mph.
   Ridges...........South 7-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-9 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 7-10 mph.


$$

CAZ295-231515-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........56-66 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 11-14 mph in the evening
                    then westerly 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 12-15 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........17-27 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 7-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph in the morning increasing to
                    10-13 mph by the afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........49-54.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........55-65 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7-10 mph in the evening becoming
                    westerly 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 10-13 mph in the early evening decreasing
                    to 5-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........73-78.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 4-7 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 7-10 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest 8-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 15 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...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-10 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 6-9 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 8-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 9-12 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-231515-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
321 PM PDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 13-16 mph in the evening becoming
                    southwest 8-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........14-24 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-11 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 12-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 18 mph in the morning becoming
                    southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........46-56 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 12-15 mph in the evening
                    decreasing to 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........11-21 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Westerly around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 7-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 13-16 mph.


$$


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