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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 192135
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 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 WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO CALIFORNIA THIS
EVENING...BRINGING A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
HIGH COUNTRY OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA THROUGH MONDAY. ANOTHER
TROUGH WILL MOVE DOWN THE WEST COAST BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO MUCH OF THE DISTRICT BY WEDNESDAY.


CAZ289>292-201515-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-33 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 3-5 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-9 MPH IN THE EVENING
SHIFTING TO THE WEST.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-201515-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 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.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 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.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2-3.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 6-9 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE EAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................2-3 UNTIL 2300 PDT...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-43 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
TO SOUTHWEST 6-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2-3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6-9 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 6-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-201515-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........43-48.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 14-26 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WEST 6-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 8-11 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHWEST.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........68-73.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WEST 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
NORTHWEST 8-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-12.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2-3.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........41-46.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 8-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-12 MPH.
LAL.................2-3 UNTIL 2300 PDT...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........62-67.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........NORTHWEST 8-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-12 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHWEST BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2-3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 9-12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 12-15 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 14-17 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 15-18 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 18-22 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-201515-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
LEVEL 10000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........39-44.
8000 FEET........31-36.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........73-83 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........66-76 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 13-25 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-11 MPH IN THE EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2300 PDT...THEN 1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE
OF SHOWERS 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........21-31 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........22-32 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE WEST 9-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 3.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 9500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........38-43.
8000 FEET........30-35.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-11 MPH IN THE EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 9-12 MPH IN THE EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
LAL.................3 UNTIL 2300 PDT...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........66-71.
8000 FEET........50-55.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........30-40 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTH 9-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 6-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 8-11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 8-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-201515-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
235 PM PDT SUN APR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9-12 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
5-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.MONDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 12-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........53-63 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 12-15 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING WEST 6-9 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2300 PDT...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6-9 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
SOUTHWEST 9-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1100 PDT...THEN 2-3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 14-17 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 8-11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 12-15 MPH.


$$


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