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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS56 KHNX 252143
FWFHNX

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR INTERIOR CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...A SUBTLE WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE
REGION FRIDAY. THIS STORM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM
WILL ALSO BRING COLDER AIR INTO THE REGION SATURDAY WITH LOWERING
SNOW LEVELS.



CAZ289>292-261600-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 526 527
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........83-93 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
VARIABLE 1-4 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-52 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-9 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-94 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHERLY 5 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-4 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........54-64 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 2-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 2-8 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST 7 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH.


$$

CAZ293-294-261600-
MARIPOSA MADERA AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 528 529
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 3 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........47-57 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO WEST 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........85-95 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING THEN
EASTERLY.
RIDGES...........NORTH 3 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-68 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-16 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING
TO UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTH 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
THE WEST 3-8 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL
LOWERING TO NEAR 4000 FEET. TEMPERATURES DOWN 6-12 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 5-11 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-9 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
NEAR 3500 FEET. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 3-5
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTH 3-8 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 4-9 MPH.
RIDGES...........EAST 3-11 MPH.


$$

CAZ295-261600-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREA 530
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........35-40.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........67-77 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
DECREASING TO 3-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-11 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
DECREASING TO 3-6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........55-60.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........24-34 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
INCREASING TO WESTERLY 5-14 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
TO WEST 3-12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........36-41.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-4 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........79-89 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 6-12 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WESTERLY 3-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-11 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........48-53.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 2-8 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........40-50 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-9 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
INCREASING TO WESTERLY 5-20 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-12 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
INCREASING TO WEST 8-23 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
LOWERING 4000-4500 FEET. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-17 DEGREES.
MINIMUM RH UP 14-30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 9-21 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 11-26 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
3500-4000 FEET. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 2-8
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 3-13 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 4-16 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 6-12
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 5-10 MPH.


$$

CAZ296-297-261600-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NFDRS TREND AREAS 531 532 533 534
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........32-37.
8000 FEET........24-29.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........82-92 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........71-81 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........DOWNSLOPE 2-6 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST TO NORTH 4-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........57-62.
8000 FEET........44-49.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........29-39 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........31-41 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 7-17 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-6 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
THEN WESTERLY 4-9 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 3-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........34-39.
8000 FEET........25-30.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........82-92 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........78-88 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........WESTERLY 4-7 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
7000 FEET.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....
5000 FEET........50-55.
8000 FEET........37-42.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 4-10 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY.......
5000 FEET........40-50 PERCENT.
8000 FEET........51-61 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 10-22 PERCENT.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-14 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-17 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. COLDER. SNOW LEVEL LOWERING TO NEAR
4000 FEET. TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-17 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 8-18
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........WESTERLY 4-11 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHWEST 5-13 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE.
MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 10-20 MPH.
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 9-22 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS NEAR YOSEMITE.
TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 7-13 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 3-14 MPH.
RIDGES...........WEST 3-14 MPH.


$$

CAZ298-299-261600-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
NFDRS TREND AREA 519
143 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
24 HR TREND......UP 2-8 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-67 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 5-12 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-29 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 6 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
24 HR TREND......UP 3-5 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-76 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 3-9 MPH.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
24 HR TREND......DOWN 3-5 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-42 PERCENT.
24 HR TREND......UP 9-19 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING TO
4-18 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.

.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. COOLER. TEMPERATURES DOWN 7-13
DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 10-22 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 8-19 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. TEMPERATURES
DOWN 1-3 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST 4-19 MPH.

.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-9 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 4-10
PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 3-9 MPH.


$$


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