Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Southwest and South-Central
Arizona and Southeast California
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
152 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND HIGH FIRE DANGER...

.DISCUSSION...

A strong & dry storm system will continue to move across AZ today
bringing strong and gusty winds. Expect critical fire danger from
the lower deserts of south-central AZ to southern Gila County and
the Tonto National Forest foothills. Less wind is expected Friday
although it will still be rather breezy. A very slight chance of
isolated T-storms is possible over far eastern southern Gila cty.
Friday evening.

Note...Additional Fire Weather Forecast information can be found
in the Area Forecast Discussion. See product PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-200900-
West Central Deserts/Northwest Maricopa County/Greater Phoenix
Area/Southwest Deserts/Southwest Maricopa County/
Northwest and North-Central Pinal County-
Phoenix BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
152 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Areas of blowing dust in
  the evening.
* Min Temperature.................47-57.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................35-48 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................13 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................76-84.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......8300 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......West 13 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Excellent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................54-64.
*    24 hr trend..................8 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................21-32 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................15 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming north after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 20 to 30 mph in the evening
  becoming 10 to 20 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................86-92.
*    24 hr trend..................9 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................7-12 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming northwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......7900 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......North 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59-69. Highs 90-96. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-71. Highs 91-96. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-71. Highs 91-96. South winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58-68. Highs 90-96.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 57-67. Highs 88-94.

$$

AZZ133-200900-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
152 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................37-50.
*    24 hr trend..................5 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................36-50 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................22 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 30 to 40 mph in the
  evening becoming west 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................60-74.
*    24 hr trend..................10 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity....................14-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................10 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 20 to 30 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................36-55.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................29-47 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the
  evening becoming northeast after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................73-86.
*    24 hr trend..................13 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................6 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming west in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Warmer. Partly cloudy. Lows 42-64. Highs 77-91. East
winds 5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-64. Highs 79-92. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 50-64. Highs 80-93. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-63. Highs 78-93.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46-62. Highs 77-90.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-200900-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
152 PM MST Thu Apr 19 2018 /152 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018/

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Areas of blowing dust in
  the evening.
* Min Temperature.................47-53.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................42-56 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................11 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................83-87.
*    24 hr trend..................10 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................4 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........6600 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 7 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................57-63.
*    24 hr trend..................10 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................22-42 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................20 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming northwest after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 20 to 30 mph in the evening
  becoming 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................90-94.
*    24 hr trend..................7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-13 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........9800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northwest 7 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Good.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-68. Highs 93-97. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 62-70. Highs 93-98. South winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 63-70. Highs 93-97. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 60-68. Highs 92-96.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 58-65. Highs 91-95.

$$

CAZ230-200900-
Joshua Tree National Park-
152 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................42-50.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................34-52 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 15 to 25 mph in the
  evening becoming 30 to 40 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................73-84.
*    24 hr trend..................14 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................9 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........3 or very low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear.
* Min Temperature.................54-60.
*    24 hr trend..................11 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................21-26 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................17 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 mph in the evening
  becoming 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................79-90.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................9-14 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the morning
  becoming northeast in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-65. Highs 80-92. West winds 5 to
15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than 15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-65. Highs 81-94. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 80-94. West winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52-64. Highs 77-91.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 51-61. Highs 77-91.

$$

CAZ232-200900-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
152 PM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Clear. Areas of blowing dust in
  the evening.
* Min Temperature.................48-55.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity....................34-63 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 10 to 20 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Sunny.
* Max Temperature.................80-87.
*    24 hr trend..................13 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................10-19 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................7 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................58-65.
*    24 hr trend..................10 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................20-46 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................18 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 15 to 25 mph in the evening
  becoming 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................85-93.
*    24 hr trend..................6 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................8-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............North 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 or low potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-70. Highs 88-96. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61-70. Highs 89-97. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 59-70. Highs 89-97. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph. Minimum relative humidity may be lower than
15 percent.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 56-68. Highs 87-96.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 55-65. Highs 86-94.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday April 27th through Sunday April
29th: Near to above normal temperatures and near to above median
precipitation.


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