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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.DISCUSSION...
An upper level disturbance pushing through the Pacific Northwest
will start a brief cooling trend and an increase in winds that will
continue into Monday. Zonal flow will maintain warmer than normal
conditions across the district today. A ridge of high pressure will
build in over the region later next week as warming returns to
the district. Dry weather will persist through the period.

CAZ289>292-231715-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....56-61.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........49-59 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....88-93.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........17-27 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
northwest 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......9900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....54-59.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........50-60 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....86-91.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
northwest 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-8 mph.





CAZ293-231715-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....56-61.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........33-43 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the east.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....84-89.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........12-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
the southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....53-58.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........35-45 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope.
Ridges...........Southwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........14-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........North 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........North 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.





CAZ294-231715-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....57-62.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........31-41 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early evening then
easterly.
Ridges...........North 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting to
the northeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....86-91.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........12-20 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning increasing
to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 4 mph in the early morning increasing to
west 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....55-60.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........34-44 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting to
the northeast 3-5 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....83-88.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........15-22 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 4 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-6 mph.





CAZ296-231715-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........48-53.
8000 Feet........38-43.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........29-39 percent.
8000 Feet........37-47 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph in the early evening
shifting to downslope 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 3-13 mph in the early evening
shifting to the south 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........75-80.
8000 Feet........62-67.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........13-20 percent.
8000 Feet........13-22 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning
increasing to upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph by
afternoon.
Ridges...........South 3-11 mph in the early morning increasing
to southwest 5-15 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........46-51.
8000 Feet........37-42.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........30-40 percent.
8000 Feet........37-47 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-10 mph in the early evening
becoming downslope 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-12 mph in the early evening becoming
northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........74-79.
8000 Feet........63-68.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........12-20 percent.
8000 Feet........13-19 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting to
the south 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.





CAZ297-231715-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........49-54.
8000 Feet........41-46.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........28-38 percent.
8000 Feet........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph in the early evening
then westerly 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........77-82.
8000 Feet........65-70.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........11-20 percent.
8000 Feet........11-21 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
increasing to 5-12 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 3-8 mph in the early morning increasing to
5-13 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........47-52.
8000 Feet........39-44.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
8000 Feet........24-34 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph in the early evening
then westerly 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........West 5-13 mph in the early evening becoming
northwest 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........75-80.
8000 Feet........65-70.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........11-21 percent.
8000 Feet........12-19 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-6 mph in the early morning shifting
to the south 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-9 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 1-3
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.





CAZ295-231715-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........53-58.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........28-38 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-10 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........77-82.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........12-22 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph in the early morning
increasing to 3-12 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 3-8 mph in the early morning increasing to
4-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......9700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........51-56.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-13 mph in the early evening
then westerly 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........West 6-15 mph in the early evening becoming
northwest 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........75-80.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........12-22 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-12 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-9 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-8 mph.

.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-8 mph.





CAZ298-299-231715-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
252 PM PDT Sat Sep 22 2018

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....61-66.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-13 mph in the early evening
becoming west 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....89-94.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........9-19 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph in the early morning increasing to
southwest 4-14 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......10600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph in the morning increasing to
southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....58-63.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........26-36 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 6-15 mph in the early evening
becoming west 4-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....88-93.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........8-18 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......8700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-13 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-7 mph.

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






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