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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 272341
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP SOUTHWARD INTO THE
REGION TONIGHT. THIS STORM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCES LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
THERE WILL BE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SIERRA THIS EVENING.
THIS SYSTEM WILL ALSO BRING MUCH COLDER AIR INTO THE REGION
SATURDAY WITH LOWERING SNOW LEVELS. COOL AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS
WILL CONTINUE ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH A NORTHERLY FLOW
PREVAILING OVER THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INLAND ON
WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A WARMING AND DRYING TREND TO THE DISTRICT
FOR THE REMAINDER OF NEXT WEEK.




CAZ289>292-281515-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 5 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........81-91 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE EAST.
LAL.................UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........56-66 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST 5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 3-6 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......EAST 9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-281515-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-98 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
THEN WESTERLY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........82-92 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING THEN
EASTERLY 4 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 4 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHEAST.
LAL.................UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTH 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-281515-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........29-34.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........86-96 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-17 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 4-18 MPH.
LAL.................UNTIL 2400...THEN 2.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
SNOW LEVEL 4500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........39-44.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........47-57 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-18 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 5-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL 4000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........28-33.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
THEN WESTERLY.
RIDGES...........WEST 12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL 4000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........40-45.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........51-61 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-16 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-17 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-16 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 7-22 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 13-29
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 8-15 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 6-14 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-281515-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........31-36.
8000 FEET........19-24.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........80-90 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
THEN WESTERLY 8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2200...THEN 1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........38-43.
8000 FEET........24-29.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........54-64 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........59-69 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........29-34.
8000 FEET........18-23.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........81-91 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 7 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........40-45.
8000 FEET........26-31.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........52-62 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTH 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 5-11 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 8-23 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 5-11
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 14-30 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 9 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-16 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-281515-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
341 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-86 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 5-11 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-55 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-18 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
DECREASING TO 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 4000
FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-18 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 10-20
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST 6-12 MPH.


$$


JEB

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