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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 201300
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
600 AM 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>292-210100-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
600 AM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........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.......NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-10 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 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-41 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.

20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-8
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 11 MPH.

.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 1-3
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-210100-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
600 AM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 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.

.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........35-45 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.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 8 MPH.

.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 3-5 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-210100-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
600 AM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........69-74.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........19-29 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.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 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........68-78 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WESTERLY 5-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 8-16 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.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.................3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 1-3 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 5-17 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 5-17 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-18 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-22 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-210100-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
600 AM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS 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........20-30 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
SHIFTING TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH
BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................4.

.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........30-35.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 5 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................4.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE
OF 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........30-40 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........27-37 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 5-11 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
SHIFTING TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH
BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 6-12 MPH.
LAL.................4.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 5-11
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHEAST 6-11 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
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 LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-210100-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
600 AM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.TODAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-26 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7-14 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...
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........54-64 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
BECOMING WEST 4-8 MPH.
LAL.................2.

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-9 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................3.

.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 5-17 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 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.


$$


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