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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST
HAS ALLOWED FOR THE A THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
THE DISTRICT. THE MAIN AREA OF CONCERN IS THE HIGH COUNTRY OF THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA...BUT WILL INCLUDE THE SIERRA FOOTHILLS
TODAY AND THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ON TUESDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH
WILL MOVE ON TO THE WEST COAST AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK WITH
EVEN MORE CHANCES OF SHOWERS TO MUCH OF THE DISTRICT THROUGH
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

CAZ289>292-211500-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7 MPH.
LAL.................2 AFTER 1300 PDT.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........73-83 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHWEST.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE WEST 6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-211500-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 17-33 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING THEN
EASTERLY 4 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-46 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT.
RIDGES...........WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 3.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 4-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-211500-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........41-46.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........68-78 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 14-26 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
DECREASING TO 8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-14 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY 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........30-40 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
THEN WESTERLY 10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHWEST 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 2.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........39-44.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
DECREASING TO 7 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 5-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING
TO 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........59-64.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........34-44 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
THEN WESTERLY 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTH 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 3.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-17 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 5-17 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-18 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-22 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7-19 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11-23 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-211500-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...
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........31-36.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 8-18 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHEAST 6 MPH.
LAL.................3 UNTIL 2400...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........51-56.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........26-36 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTH 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 4.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........37-42.
8000 FEET........28-33.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........83-93 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE NORTHEAST 6 MPH.
LAL.................4 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
LEVEL 8500 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........62-67.
8000 FEET........46-51.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........35-45 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........37-47 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO SOUTH 3-10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 4.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 3-9 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN
2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-14 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-211500-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
249 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
BECOMING WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
SOUTH 3-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 2.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 4-16 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
BECOMING WEST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2400...THEN 1.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-38 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTH 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1300 PDT THEN 2.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 3-11 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE
CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-4 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-15 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 4-12 MPH.


$$


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