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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 281208
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT CENTERED OVER THE
DESERT SOUTHWEST WILL BRING WELL ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND
GENERALLY LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS TO THE DISTRICT TODAY. A
COOLING TREND WILL OCCUR THIS WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
MOVES INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A STRENGTHENING ONSHORE FLOW
WILL SUPPORT GUSTY WINDS THROUGH AND BELOW THE MOUNTAIN PASSES
OF KERN COUNTY AND ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY
IN ADDITION TO THE SIERRA CREST THIS WEEKEND. HUMIDITIES WILL
INCREASE SLIGHTLY THIS WEEKEND WHILE TEMPERATURES COOL TO BELOW
NORMAL. OTHERWISE DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE PERIOD.


CAZ289>292-290000-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....100-107.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......VARIABLE 2-5 MPH THIS MORNING BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ON
THE WEST SIDE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-74.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-77 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES ON
THE WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST 5-15 MPH ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-94.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-34 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 15-25 MPH RIGHT BELOW THE PASSES ON THE
WEST SIDE. NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH ELSEWHERE.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. TEMPERATURES DOWN
7-13 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

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

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-7 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-290000-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-105.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-22 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE
3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
RIDGES...........EAST UP TO 5 MPH THIS MORNING BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 1930 PDT
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
SOUTHEAST UP TO 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST UP TO 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6-11 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-290000-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........87-92.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........17-22 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH BECOMING WEST 3-7 MPH BY
1100 PDT.
RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........56-61.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........58-68 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WEST 3-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 12-22 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........80-85.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........23-33 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WEST 5-8 MPH. LOCAL GUSTS TO 17 MPH IN THE
CANYONS DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........WEST 15-25 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 5-11 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9-21 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 9-21 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-12 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-14 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6-13 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-290000-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........87-92.
8000 FEET........72-77.
24 HR TREND......UP 3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........11-21 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........16-26 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
3-6 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........53-58.
8000 FEET........46-51.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........56-66 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 1930 PDT
BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2100 PDT.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........80-85.
8000 FEET........66-71.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WEST 4-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 15-25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-15 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 7-16 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-12 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-290000-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
508 AM PDT FRI AUG 28 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....100-106.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........7-12 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 7-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-76.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........25-40 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST 7-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-102.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-17 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST 7-15 MPH IN THE MORNING
INCREASING TO 15-25 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-20 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 6-17 MPH.


$$
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