Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.DISCUSSION...A ridge of high pressure will bring well above
normal temperatures and light, terrain driven winds over the
district through today with little diurnal change in humidities.
Isolated late day showers and thunderstorms could pop up over
the Sierra Nevada and continue into the weekend. A low pressure
system will move over northern California Friday and bring
breezy, cooler conditions across the district for the weekend.


CAZ289>292-252345-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....81-86.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 6-11 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures down 3-7 degrees.
Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-9 mph.


$$

CAZ293-252345-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....79-84.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........East 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 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......Little change.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the evening shifting to
                    the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....77-82.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......5400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures down 4-8 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures up 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ294-252345-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........27-37 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....52-57.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........74-84 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-5 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature.....80-85.
   24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........30-40 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning becoming
                    upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the morning becoming
                    southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures down 4-8
degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.


$$

CAZ296-252345-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........63-68.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   8000 Feet........19-29 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-7 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 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........43-48.
   8000 Feet........34-39.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the east overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly
                    cloudy. Chance of showers, thunderstorms
                    and snow showers in the afternoon. Snow level
                    10000 feet.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........70-75.
   8000 Feet........61-66.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........32-42 percent.
   8000 Feet........25-35 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning becoming
                    south 7-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures
down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 14-20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 11-17 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms and snow
showers. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 5-10 mph.
   Ridges...........Southwest 11-17 mph.


$$

CAZ297-252345-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........74-79.
   8000 Feet........62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........25-35 percent.
   8000 Feet........19-29 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the morning shifting
                    to upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph by afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........39-44.
   8000 Feet........33-38.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........77-87 percent.
   8000 Feet........65-75 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope overnight.
   Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph in the evening shifting
                    to the southeast overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........72-77.
   8000 Feet........62-67.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
   8000 Feet........23-33 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the morning
                    increasing to westerly 5-10 mph by
                    afternoon.
   Ridges...........Southeast 3-7 mph in the morning
                    increasing to south 7-13 mph by
                    afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 6-12 mph.
   Ridges...........West 8-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Slight chance of snow showers. Temperatures down 5-10
degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 16-22 mph.
   Ridges...........West 26-32 mph. Local gusts to 50 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 11-17 mph.
   Ridges...........West 22-28 mph. Local gusts to 45 mph.


$$

CAZ295-252345-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........74-79.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........18-28 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
   Ridges...........North 4-7 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
   5000 Feet........50-55.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
   5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 5-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Westerly 4-8 mph.
   Ridges...........West 5-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
   5000 Feet........71-76.
   24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
   5000 Feet........20-30 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
   Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph.
   Ridges...........West 3-5 mph in the morning increasing to
                    southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 7-12 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 7-13 mph.
   Ridges...........West 14-20 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-7
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 13-19 mph.
   Ridges...........West 26-32 mph. Local gusts to 50 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
   Slopes...........Westerly 11-17 mph.
   Ridges...........West 20-26 mph. Local gusts to 45 mph.


$$

CAZ298-299-252345-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
450 AM PDT Wed Apr 25 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....85-90.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........14-24 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-6 mph in the morning shifting
                    to the south by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......12900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
                    the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........52-62 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
   24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
   24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 5-10 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of blowing dust. Temperatures down 5-10
degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 11-17 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 13-19 mph. Local gusts to 35 mph.


$$

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