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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS55 KPSR 041040
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
340 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH MUCH OF THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY
BY THIS AFTERNOON WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
HOWEVER...HUMIDITY LEVELS ONLY FALLING TO NEAR 20 PERCENT AND MOIST
FUELS WILL PRECLUDE A HIGHER FIRE DANGER. OTHERWISE...SEASONABLE
TEMPERATURES...DRY WEATHER...AND TYPICAL WIND SPEEDS WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH THURSDAY WITH LITTLE FIRE DANGER.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-042245-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS/NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/GREATER PHOENIX
AREA/SOUTHWEST DESERTS/SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
PHOENIX BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
340 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................62-69.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................21-31 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......10000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTH 5 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................40-50.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................42-65 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................29 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................65-72.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-19 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......EAST 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 43-53. HIGHS 70-77. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-55. HIGHS 74-81. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-57. HIGHS 76-83. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-58. HIGHS 76-83.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-58. HIGHS 77-85.

$$

AZZ133-042245-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
340 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................48-64.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................28-42 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................12 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................28-39.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................46-67 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................35 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................51-67.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-29 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................11 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 31-47. HIGHS 58-72. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-50. HIGHS 62-76. NORTHEAST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-50. HIGHS 63-77. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-51. HIGHS 63-77.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-52. HIGHS 64-78.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-042245-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
340 AM MST WED MAR 4 2015 /240 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................64-70.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................18-23 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................19 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........8000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 14 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................42-49.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................37-60 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................29 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................67-74.
* 24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-20 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTHEAST 12 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 44-55. HIGHS 72-77. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-57. HIGHS 76-82. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-58. HIGHS 80-85. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-59. HIGHS 80-85.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48-60. HIGHS 81-86.

$$

CAZ230-042245-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
240 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................50-64.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................15-20 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................22 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................36-44.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................27-41 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................28 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................54-67.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................13-18 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 40-52. HIGHS 59-72. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 43-55. HIGHS 64-77. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN
15 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-56. HIGHS 68-81. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY MAY BE LOWER THAN 15 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 46-57. HIGHS 67-80.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-58. HIGHS 67-80.

$$

CAZ232-042245-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
240 AM PST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................61-70.
* 24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................16-21 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................24 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................44-51.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................29-52 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................34 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................64-72.
* 24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES WARMER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................14-20 PCT.
* 24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. HIGHS 68-76. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50-59. HIGHS 72-80. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 52-60. HIGHS 75-84. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-61. HIGHS 75-84.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 53-63. HIGHS 76-85.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY MARCH 11TH THROUGH FRIDAY MARCH
13TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.




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