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
134 AM MST Fri Feb 28 2020

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will continue through Saturday bringing well above
normal temperatures with periods of high clouds. Winds will remain
fairly light through Saturday morning, but will become breezy
Saturday afternoon across southeast California and southwest
Arizona with gusts to 25 mph. Minimum RHs through Saturday will
mostly fall into the low to mid teens over the deserts to 20-25
percent over the higher terrain.

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

AZZ132-282045-
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-
134 AM MST Fri Feb 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-80.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 5 to 15 mph in the
  morning becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......4800 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......East 7 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................47-57.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................29-51 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming south after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-81.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................12-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Phoenix.......7500 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Phoenix......Southwest 9 knots.
* Dispersion for Phoenix..........Good.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 42-54. Highs 68-74. Southwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers.
Lows 40-50. Highs 57-63. West winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 62-70. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 42-52. Highs 69-76.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 45-55. Highs 73-78.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-282045-
Yuma/Martinez Lake and Vicinity/Lower Colorado River Valley AZ-
Lower Colorado River Valley CA-
134 AM MST Fri Feb 28 2020 /1234 AM PST Fri Feb 28 2020/

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................79-83.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Northeast 4 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................49-56.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................28-41 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..North 5 to 10 mph in the evening
  becoming mostly downslope/downvalley after midnight.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................80-84.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 low potential for large plume
  dominated fire growth.
* Mixing Height for Yuma..........8700 ft AGL.
* Transport Wind for Yuma.........Southwest 13 knots.
* Dispersion for Yuma.............Excellent.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 44-56. Highs 70-75. West winds
15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43-49. Highs 63-67. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 43-51. Highs 72-76. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 45-54. Highs 75-79.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 48-54. Highs 77-81.

$$

AZZ133-282045-
Southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest Foothills-
Southern Tonto NF/West San Carlos BIA/South Portion Ft Apache BIA/
CAZ-
134 AM MST Fri Feb 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-75.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................15-22 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................37-50.
*    24 hr trend..................3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity....................35-47 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct drier.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..East 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................61-74.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................18-24 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 low potential for large plume
  dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows 35-50. Highs
56-69. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and snow
showers. Lows 28-46. Highs 44-56. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-44. Highs 49-62. Northwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-47. Highs 55-68.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-49. Highs 60-73.

$$

CAZ232-282045-
Imperial County And Eastern Riverside County-
1234 AM PST Fri Feb 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................74-83.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Light and variable.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature.................50-58.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................23-44 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................75-85.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-17 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 low potential for large plume
  dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 43-57. Highs 63-73.
West winds 20 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 43-51. Highs 59-68. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 44-52. Highs 68-78. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46-55. Highs 71-80.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49-56. Highs 72-80.

$$

CAZ230-282045-
Joshua Tree National Park-
1234 AM PST Fri Feb 28 2020

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................65-77.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................10-15 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 10 mph in the
  morning becoming southeast in the afternoon.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 5 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........5 moderate potential for large
  plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.....................Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature.................45-53.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Max Humidity....................23-31 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................3 pct wetter.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..West 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/weather.....................Mostly sunny.
* Max Temperature.................64-80.
*    24 hr trend..................Little change.
* Min Humidity....................11-16 pct.
*    24 hr trend..................Little RH change.
* Winds - 20 foot...Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds...10000 FT MSL............West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip................0 percent.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 percent.
* LAL.............................1.
* Haines High Level Index.........4 low potential for large plume
  dominated fire growth.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...Cooler, breezy. Partly cloudy with slight chance of
showers. Lows 32-49. Highs 52-68. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy with chance of snow showers. Lows 32-45.
Highs 50-62. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Lows 36-48. Highs 60-72. Northwest winds 10 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40-50. Highs 63-75.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41-51. Highs 63-76.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...Friday March 6th through Sunday March 8th:
Above normal temperatures and below median precipitation.



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