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
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.DISCUSSION...A STORM SYSTEM THAT ORIGINATED IN WESTERN CANADA WILL
BRING WINTERY WEATHER TO THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRA
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITIES
CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE PERIOD WITH GUSTY WINDS THROUGH AND BELOW
THE MOUNTAIN PASSES. DRY WEATHER...LOWER HUMIDITIES AND SEASONABLE
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO THE DISTRICT THIS WEEKEND AS
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.


CAZ289>292-071500-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH JUST BELOW THE PASSES ON THE
                    WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-73.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
               NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                     OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EARLY EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-53.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
               NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                     OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-75.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-11 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-071500-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........71-81 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT...
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH EARLY THIS EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH BY 1000 PDT.
               NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                     OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST
                    6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF AN EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
              NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                     OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...THEN 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-7 MPH BY 1000 PDT.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH SHIFTING TO SOUTHWEST 4-7 MPH BY
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 3-10 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-071500-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........35-40.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........50-55.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........32-42 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
              NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL
                    6000 FEET. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........34-37.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
              NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...THEN 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........49-54.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........44-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPCANYON 3-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12-24 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-21 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 11-23 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-15 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-071500-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR
                    THE CREST EARLY THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........36-41.
   8000 FEET........25-30.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........73-83 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-15 MPH EXCEPT WEST 15-25 MPH IN TULARE
                    COUNTY THIS EVENING.
LAL.................2 ALONG THE CREST UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON
                    THUNDERSTORMS.  SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........51-56.
   8000 FEET........31-36.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........31-41 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........33-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
              NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY
                    EVENING THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........33-38.
   8000 FEET........21-26.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........90-100 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
              NOTE: WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS.
   RIDGES...........WEST BECOMING NORTHEAST 8-18 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........52-57.
   8000 FEET........31-37.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........42-52 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........50-60 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-18 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-19 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-16 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-11 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-071500-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
256 PM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-53.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH RIGHT BELOW
                    THE PASSES.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-15 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 20-30 MPH. GUSTS TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE
                    RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-49.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH DIMINISHING TO 8-15 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE RIGHT
                    BELOW THE PASSES IN THE EARLY EVENING.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...OTHERWISE 1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES UP 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-18 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 8-20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$
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