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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 192036
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.DISCUSSION...RIDGING RETURNS TO THE AREA WITH DECREASING
HUMIDITIES AND WARMING TEMPERATURES. A WEAK SYSTEM WILL TRACK TO
THE NORTH OF THE DISTRICT SATURDAY BRINGING INCREASED CLOUDS AND
SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
DELTA AREA AND BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS NORTH OF FRESNO
COUNTY ON MONDAY WITH CLEARING AND COOLER CONDITIONS ON TUESDAY.

CAZ289>292-201415-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-85 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-39 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE WEST 3-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........69-79 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-43 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-5
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 4-10 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 8-14 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-201415-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-90 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 4 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE EAST 4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-37 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-84 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE EAST 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-201415-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........44-49.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........62-72 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 9-19 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........68-73.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........16-26 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTH 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........40-45.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........68-78 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-12 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........59-64.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 8-14 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 10-18 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10-21 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 12-27 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 10-22 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 13-28 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-201415-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........38-43.
8000 FEET........31-36.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........77-87 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........57-67 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTH 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........67-72.
8000 FEET........52-57.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........17-27 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........SOUTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE SOUTHWEST 3-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........37-42.
8000 FEET........29-34.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........63-73 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........63-68.
8000 FEET........48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........25-35 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........21-31 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 3-11 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
SHIFTING TO THE WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 3-9 PERCENT.. 20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 11-26 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-20 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 16-31 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-201415-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
136 PM PDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-56 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-13 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-24 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........51-61 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5-10 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH UP 3-9
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10-16 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-4
PERCENT..
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-20 MPH.


$$


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