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
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY...BRINGING BETTER POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. THE THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL BE LIMITED TO NEAR THE
SIERRA CREST AGAIN TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS...THEN SPREAD
OVER THE SIERRA NEVADA AND EVEN INTO THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BY
FRIDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPS SOUTH INTO CALIFORNIA FROM
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. THERE WILL BE A COOLING TREND THROUGH THE
WEEK.

CAZ289>292-042200-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 4-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 8-16 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-72 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 5-10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 8-16 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-6 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-12 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-042200-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 10-14 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO EAST 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    WEST 5-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-6 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-042200-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........67-72.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........18-28 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 5-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........45-50.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........60-70 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 7-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 6-12 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........64-69.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 8-16 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 12-24 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-7 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 15-30 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-042200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........69-74.
   8000 FEET........53-58.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........EAST 4-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........41-46.
   8000 FEET........32-37.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
   5000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........76-86 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 6-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO NORTH 3-6 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................3.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
   5000 FEET........67-72.
   8000 FEET........51-56.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
   5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
   8000 FEET........33-43 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
   SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
                    TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
   RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    WEST 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 8-16 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 7-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 8-12 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........WEST 10-20 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-042200-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
346 AM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 10-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
   24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........44-54 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST1 10-20 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 8-16 MPH OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
   24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
   24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-16 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 12-24 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-7 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP
1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 12-24 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 15-30 MPH.


$$

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