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
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND STABLE NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ARE EXPECTED. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL RANGE FROM 15 TO 20 PERCENT. OVERNIGHT
RECOVERY WILL BE GOOD. LIGHT WIND WEDNESDAY...BECOMING BREEZY FROM
THE SOUTHWEST THURSDAY AFTERNOON 10 TO 20 MPH.
...THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY WINDS...

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-060930-
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-
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................59-69.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................46-58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................80-87.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......10500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 13 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................57-67.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-49 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................76-83.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......10200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTH 15 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-62. HIGHS 71-78. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-62. HIGHS 77-83. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 56-66. HIGHS 82-88. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 59-69. HIGHS 86-92.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 59-69. HIGHS 86-92.

$$

AZZ133-060930-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................46-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................55-80 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING 0 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL.............................2 IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 1
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................70-83.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................22 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................43-56 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................68-80.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................17-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 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.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38-56. HIGHS 63-74. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38-55. HIGHS 63-77. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-59. HIGHS 69-82. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44-60. HIGHS 72-86.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 46-60. HIGHS 74-87.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-060930-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................59-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................41-50 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................14 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................84-88.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-17 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 8 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................56-61.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................38-47 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...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.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................78-82.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-20 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........7200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-58. HIGHS 74-78. WEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-63. HIGHS 82-86. WEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 58-65. HIGHS 87-91. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 60-65. HIGHS 90-94.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 60-65. HIGHS 90-94.

$$

CAZ230-060930-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................46-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................33-58 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................67-84.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-22 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-56.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................31-39 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-75.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................19-30 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 15 TO 25 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.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39-53. HIGHS 56-70. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 42-61. HIGHS 67-82. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-63. HIGHS 73-87. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 48-63. HIGHS 73-89.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 48-62. HIGHS 73-89.

$$

CAZ232-060930-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
230 PM MST TUE MAY 5 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................59-63.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................38-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................79-86.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................12-21 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................56-62.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-46 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................71-78.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-26 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 52-61. HIGHS 68-76. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54-63. HIGHS 78-85. WEST WINDS
10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 60-66. HIGHS 83-90. WEST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 62-66. HIGHS 86-93.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 62-66. HIGHS 85-93.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY MAY 13TH THROUGH FRIDAY MAY
16TH...BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.



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