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
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Warm and dry weather expected this weekend will continue into
early next week. A slight chance of mountain thunderstorms
over the Crest of the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to just north
of Kings Canyon will be possible by Wednesday. Light, terrain
driven winds will prevail through the period.


CAZ289>292-220145-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
                    northwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........73-83 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph in the early evening
                    decreasing to 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph.


$$

CAZ293-220145-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....74-79.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........36-46 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope.
   Ridges...........West 4 mph in the early evening shifting to the
                    northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the south 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........North 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ294-220145-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........34-44 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 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.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........77-87 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 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........29-39 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph.


$$

CAZ296-220145-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........66-71.
   8000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
   8000 Feet........21-31 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the northwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......9100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 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....
   5000 Feet........40-45.
   8000 Feet........30-35.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........83-93 percent.
   8000 Feet........84-94 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope 6 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting to
                    the northeast 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........68-73.
   8000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........33-43 percent.
   8000 Feet........25-35 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning increasing to
                    west 5-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......11100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-11 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........South 4-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.


$$

CAZ297-220145-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........68-73.
   8000 Feet........57-62.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........26-36 percent.
   8000 Feet........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 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........37-42.
   8000 Feet........31-36.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
                    shifting to downslope.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
                    to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........58-63.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
   8000 Feet........22-32 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to west 5-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 5-17 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
   Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.


$$

CAZ295-220145-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........69-74.
   24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning then
                    easterly 4-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10800 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.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........47-52.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........57-67 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early evening
                    then westerly 2-5 mph.
   Ridges...........Northwest 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........18-28 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning
                    increasing to upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........North 4-8 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the west 6-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-16 mph.
   Ridges...........West 7-15 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-11 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-11 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-220145-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
530 AM PDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4-7 mph in the early morning shifting to
                    the northeast 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Max Humidity........51-61 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........15-25 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
                    to the southwest 3-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 4-16 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-17 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-13 mph.


$$


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