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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...A large area of high pressure will keep much above
normal temperatures and mainly light terrain driven winds through
the weekend. Dry conditions will continue over the district
except for isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms over the
higher elevations of the southern Sierra Nevada. An upper trough
will bring breezy and cooler conditions starting Monday and
continue through early next week.

CAZ289>292-241445-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-74 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 5-11 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 4-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-32 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 2-6 mph in the early morning shifting to the
northwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........63-73 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 10 mph in the early evening shifting
to the west 2-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....98-103.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 1-5 mph in the early morning increasing
to 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......14100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-12 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 4-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......Northwest 3-10 mph.





CAZ293-241445-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-65 percent.
24 HR TREND......Down 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 1-4 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
to the northeast 3-7 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-101.
24 HR TREND......Down 3-5 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-28 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Fair.
Mixing height.......3400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........62-72 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 1-4 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 5 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....95-100.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 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 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
RIDGES...........Southwest 3-7 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-6 mph.





CAZ294-241445-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-71 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........upslope 3-7 mph in the early evening then
easterly 2-5 mph .
RIDGES...........North 3-10 mph in the early evening shifting to
the east 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97-102.
24 HR TREND......Down 2-8 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 2-8 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
RIDGES...........South 4 mph in the early morning increasing to
west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Good.
Mixing height.......7900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-78 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 3-9 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 1-4 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....98-103.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-35 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph.
RIDGES...........Northwest 3 mph in the early morning increasing
to west 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......11200 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-7 mph.





CAZ296-241445-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........60-65.
8000 FEET........48-53.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........63-73 percent.
8000 FEET........70-80 percent.
24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........upslope 3-8 mph in the early evening then
downslope 1-5 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 8 mph in the early evening shifting
to the northeast 7 mph .
LAL.................2.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........87-92.
8000 FEET........76-81.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........20-30 percent.
8000 FEET........16-26 percent.
24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Northeast 6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......14700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........60-65.
8000 FEET........48-53.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........65-75 percent.
8000 FEET........74-84 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Downslope 1-4 mph.
RIDGES...........Northeast 6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east .
LAL.................1 after 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........85-90.
8000 FEET........73-78.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........25-35 percent.
8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 1-4 mph in the early morning
increasing to westerly 3-8 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........North 4 mph in the early morning increasing to
southwest 3-8 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13500 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 2-8 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-12 mph.
RIDGES...........Southwest 3-12 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
RIDGES...........West 4-10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
RIDGES...........Southwest 4-9 mph.





CAZ297-241445-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........55-60.
8000 FEET........49-54.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........66-76 percent.
8000 FEET........63-73 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 2-5 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 5-11 mph in the early evening
shifting to the north 3-8 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........88-93.
8000 FEET........76-81.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........18-28 percent.
8000 FEET........17-27 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Northeast 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1 until 1200.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......17900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the south in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........54-59.
8000 FEET........48-53.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........69-79 percent.
8000 FEET........65-75 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 1-4 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
to the northeast 3-6 mph .
LAL.................1 after 2400.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........89-94.
8000 FEET........76-81.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........21-31 percent.
8000 FEET........21-31 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 3-5 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Downslope 1-4 mph in the early morning increasing
to upslope/upvalley 5-10 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Southeast 5 mph in the early morning increasing
to southwest 5-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......16000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-12 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-11 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
RIDGES...........West 3-10 mph.





CAZ295-241445-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........65-70.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........43-53 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........West 8-15 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 4-8 mph .
RIDGES...........Northwest 12-16 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 4-8 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........89-94.
24 HR TREND......Down 2-4 degrees.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........11-21 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 4-8 mph in the early morning
increasing to westerly 5-10 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Northwest 6 mph in the early morning increasing
to west 10-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Very good.
Mixing height.......18400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 FEET........64-69.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........48-58 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 2-4 percent.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 10-12 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 3-7 mph .
RIDGES...........West 10-15 mph in the early evening decreasing
to 3-8 mph .
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 FEET........89-94.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........
5000 FEET........13-23 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
WIND - 20 FOOT (10 MINUTE AVERAGE)
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph in the early morning
then westerly 10-15 mph by afternoon.
RIDGES...........Northwest 3-7 mph in the early morning
increasing to west 15-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......17000 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8-18 mph.
RIDGES...........West 7-18 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 8-20 mph.
RIDGES...........West 7-13 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS...
SLOPES...........Upslope/upvalley 6-13 mph.
RIDGES...........Northwest 7-13 mph.





CAZ298-299-241445-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
254 PM PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....73-78.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........39-49 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 10-17 mph in the evening...
decreasing to 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....103-108.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......North 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......19900 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 percent.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 4-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....102-107.
24 HR TREND......Little change.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-21 percent.
24 HR TREND......Up 1-3 percent.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 3-7 mph in the early morning increasing to
southwest 10-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
VENTILATION.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......18100 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....West around 10 mph in the morning increasing to
southwest around 20 mph in the afternoon.
CHC WETTING RAIN....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 8-17 mph.

.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 9-21 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-FOOT WINDS.......West 8-17 mph.






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