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
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

*** NOTICE TO USERS...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD WILL
 BEGIN A HIGH FIRE SEASON SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE MONDAY MORNING APRIL
 20TH. FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED DAILY BY 7 AM PDT AND 330 PM PDT.
 NFDRS FORECASTS WILL BE ISSUED EACH AFTERNOON. ***

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE WEST COAST WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
WARMING TEMPERATURES THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO CALIFORNIA SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BRINGING A
THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE HIGH COUNTRY OF THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER
TROUGH WILL MOVE DOWN THE WEST COAST BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TO MUCH OF THE DISTRICT
BY WEDNESDAY.


CAZ289>292-181430-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-68 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-25 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-11 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-181430-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 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 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 8-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-181430-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........42-47.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........57-67 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 13-16 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........68-73.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........12-22 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-14 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 13-16 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........44-49.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........59-69 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-14 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 13-16 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 8-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........70-75.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........14-24 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........WEST 7-10 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 8-11 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 9-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 11-14 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 13-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 15-18 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-181430-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........37-42.
   8000 FEET........30-35.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........73-83 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-20 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTHEAST.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........71-76.
   8000 FEET........54-59.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........15-25 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO THE WEST 7-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........39-44.
   8000 FEET........31-36.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........74-84 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........64-74 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 4-7 MPH.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 7-10 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHEAST.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 9500
                    FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........72-77.
   8000 FEET........55-60.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 7-10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST 4-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-9 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 8-11 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTH 9-12 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-11 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-13 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-181430-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
313 PM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-12 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 6-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 12-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........41-51 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 12-15 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 7-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-10 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
                    EAST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 7-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-10 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-18 MPH.


$$


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