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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.DISCUSSION...
An elevated fire weather risk is expected in the Kern County
Mountains today due to gusty winds and low RH values. Winds
will continue to weaken in Kern County as the week progresses.
Relative humidity values will slowly recover throughout the week.
Near normal temperatures are expected this week, with dry weather
persisting into the foreseeable future.


CAZ289>292-131545-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening. Patchy
frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....35-40.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........57-67 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting
to the southeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to the northwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....36-41.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........56-66 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....66-71.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-5 mph.





CAZ293-131545-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening.
Min Temperature.....39-44.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........50-60 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 2-5 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....64-69.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........13-23 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 4-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting to
the west 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....39-44.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........50-60 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 1-3 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....65-70.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph.





CAZ294-131545-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening.
Min Temperature.....39-44.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........41-51 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........East 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....64-69.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........12-22 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning
then upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........South 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....40-45.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........41-51 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early evening becoming
calm.
Ridges...........East 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....65-70.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........17-27 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 0 mph in the morning shifting
to the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........East 3-5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-5 mph.





CAZ296-131545-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........32-37.
8000 Feet........29-34.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........41-51 percent.
8000 Feet........28-38 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4-7 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........55-60.
8000 Feet........47-52.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........11-21 percent.
8000 Feet........10-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west 2-4 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........33-38.
8000 Feet........29-34.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........39-49 percent.
8000 Feet........31-41 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........57-62.
8000 Feet........49-54.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........15-25 percent.
8000 Feet........13-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northwest 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 6-11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 6-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph.





CAZ297-131545-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........26-31.
8000 Feet........22-27.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........38-48 percent.
8000 Feet........32-42 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........55-60.
8000 Feet........46-51.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........11-21 percent.
8000 Feet........10-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........32-37.
8000 Feet........24-29.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
8000 Feet........33-43 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph.
Ridges...........North 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........58-63.
8000 Feet........49-54.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........13-23 percent.
8000 Feet........13-23 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting to
the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 6-11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 5-9 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-7 mph.
Ridges...........East 5-10 mph.





CAZ295-131545-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke in the evening. Patchy
frost after midnight.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........34-39.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 7-12 mph.
Ridges...........East 10-15 mph gusting to 20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........53-58.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........6-15 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 7-13 mph in the early morning
becoming upslope/upvalley 5-9 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 6-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......4300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........35-40.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 5-9 mph.
Ridges...........East 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........56-61.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........8-17 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........East 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 6-11 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 6-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........East 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-8 mph.





CAZ298-299-131545-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
118 PM PST Mon Nov 12 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Min Temperature.....31-36.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........16-26 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....61-66.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........6-11 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....34-39.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........17-27 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy frost in the morning.
Max Temperature.....65-70.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........6-13 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-6 mph.






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