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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.DISCUSSION...Winds will diminish tonight over the region as low
pressure moves to the east and a ridge of high pressure builds
over the West Coast. A pronounced warming and drying trend will
begin Tuesday in all zones outside of the San Joaqin Valley where
inversion conditions will keep persistent low clouds and fog in
place.

CAZ289>292-221530-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min Temperature.....34-39.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 4-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........43-53 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of dense fog and patchy frost.
Min Temperature.....31-36.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........70-80 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-5 mph in the early evening shifting to
the southeast.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of dense fog and patchy frost in
the morning.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........48-58 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-5 mph in the early morning shifting
to the northeast 3-6 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 0 mph in the morning shifting to
the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of dense fog. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......North 3-6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Areas of dense fog. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH
down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 4-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Areas of dense fog. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH
down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-6 mph.




CAZ293-221530-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-9 degrees.
Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....48-53.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........48-58 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 12-24 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 2-5 mph in the early morning shifting to the
west 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....34-39.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........81-91 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
24 HR Trend......Up 7-17 degrees.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-4 mph in the early morning becoming
upslope by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 5-8 mph.

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

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.




CAZ294-221530-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....33-38.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the early evening then
easterly 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-9 degrees.
Min Humidity........55-65 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 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 3-5 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......2100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....36-41.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........80-90 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........38-48 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 10-20 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the early morning becoming
light by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the northwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-6 mph.




CAZ296-221530-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........22-27.
8000 Feet........11-16.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........90-100 percent.
8000 Feet........81-91 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........North to northeast 8-20 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 3-14 mph.
Ridges...........North 10-22 mph in the early evening becoming
northeast 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........44-49.
8000 Feet........35-40.
24 HR Trend......Up 7-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........39-49 percent.
8000 Feet........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 24-40 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........East to northeast 5-15 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 14-26 mph in the early morning
becoming north 5-17 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........29-34.
8000 Feet........22-27.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........75-85 percent.
8000 Feet........62-72 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 11-23 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........North 3-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........58-63.
8000 Feet........48-53.
24 HR Trend......Up 9-19 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........33-43 percent.
8000 Feet........26-36 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 4-9 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 8-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 10 mph.
Ridges...........North 7-15 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 4-10 mph.
Ridges...........North 5-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........North 6-12 mph.




CAZ297-221530-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........23-28.
8000 Feet........12-17.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........86-96 percent.
8000 Feet........75-85 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-15 mph.
Ridges...........North 6-18 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........43-48.
8000 Feet........35-40.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-16 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........37-47 percent.
8000 Feet........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 19-35 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northeast 5-11 mph.
Ridges...........North 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........28-33.
8000 Feet........21-26.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........62-72 percent.
8000 Feet........48-58 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 16-32 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-9 mph.
Ridges...........North 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........59-64.
8000 Feet........51-56.
24 HR Trend......Up 11-23 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........24-34 percent.
8000 Feet........25-35 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 5-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 6-15 mph.
Ridges...........North 9-16 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 6-12 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 6-15 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5-13 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 8-14 mph.




CAZ295-221530-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........26-31.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northwest 5-17 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 6-18 mph in the early evening
becoming north 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........40-45.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 22-38 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northeast 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........31-36.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........50-60 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 21-37 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-11 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-10 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........58-63.
24 HR Trend......Up 10-20 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........13-23 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 6-16 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope 2-5 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph in the morning shifting
to the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-10 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-12 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-11 mph.
Ridges...........North 4-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4-10 mph.




CAZ298-299-221530-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
111 PM PST Mon Jan 21 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....29-34.
24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 degrees.
Max Humidity........66-76 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 12-24 mph in the early evening
decreasing to 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........26-36 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 15-31 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 5-17 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 25 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....28-33.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........53-63 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 14-30 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast to north 6-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....56-61.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 degrees.
Min Humidity........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-10 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-11 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-6 mph.



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