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Exeter and Tulare County Foothills

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.DISCUSSION...
A slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms possible today and
Wednesday along the Sierra Nevada Crest. Winds will be light
and terrain driven except in the vicinity of high Sierra
thunderstorms. The district will trend toward warmer
temperatures and slightly lower humidity values through the
week as a high pressure ridge rebuilds over the state.


CAZ289>292-150115-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
Max Temperature.....94-99.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....63-68.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........54-64 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West to Northwest 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....95-100.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.





CAZ293-150115-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze and areas of smoke.
Max Temperature.....93-98.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........14-24 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 4-8 mph in the early morning shifting to the
southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke.
Min Temperature.....65-70.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........56-66 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 2-5 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 1-3mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph in the early evening shifting to the
east 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze and areas of smoke.
Max Temperature.....94-99.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........16-26 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning increasing
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
southwest 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Temperatures little change. Minimum
RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph.





CAZ294-150115-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze in the morning.
Max Temperature.....92-97.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3 mph in the early morning
then westerly 3-5 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....66-71.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........42-52 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 5 mph in the early evening then
easterly 4 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....93-98.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........17-27 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4 mph in the early morning
then westerly 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.





CAZ296-150115-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze and areas of smoke. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........82-87.
8000 Feet........74-79.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........19-29 percent.
8000 Feet........28-38 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 6 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 7 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 6 mph in the early morning shifting to the
southwest 8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Haze
and areas of smoke.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........57-62.
8000 Feet........49-54.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
8000 Feet........55-65 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope.
Ridges...........West 8 mph in the early evening shifting to the
southeast 7 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze and areas of smoke. Slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........83-88.
8000 Feet........75-80.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........19-29 percent.
8000 Feet........22-32 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 5 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........South 5 mph in the early morning increasing to
southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Areas of smoke. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down
2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........South 6-12 mph.





CAZ297-150115-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Haze. Areas of smoke in the afternoon.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........80-85.
8000 Feet........70-75.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........20-30 percent.
8000 Feet........25-35 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........East 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting to the
south 7-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Haze and areas of smoke in the
evening. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........54-59.
8000 Feet........49-54.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........58-68 percent.
8000 Feet........56-66 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 2-4 mph.
Ridges...........West 5-10 mph in the early evening shifting to the
east 4-8 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........81-86.
8000 Feet........71-76.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........22-32 percent.
8000 Feet........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning increasing
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southeast 2-5 mph in the early morning increasing
to south 4-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........South 5-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........West 5-10 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........East 5-10 mph.





CAZ295-150115-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........81-86.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........15-24 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the early morning
then westerly 5-10 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 6-10 mph in the early morning shifting to
the southwest 7-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........62-67.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........40-50 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 7-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........81-86.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early morning
increasing to westerly 5-10 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph in the early morning increasing to
southwest 8-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........West 10-15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 10-15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 10-15 mph.





CAZ298-299-150115-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
502 AM PDT Tue Aug 14 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....95-100.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........13-23 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-8 mph in the early morning shifting to the
south 7-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....70-75.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........33-43 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-15 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....96-101.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........14-24 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the south 6-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 10-15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 10-15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 10-15 mph.






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