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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.DISCUSSION...A low pressure system will bring increased winds to
portions of the district this evening and cooler temperatures along
with precipitation chances tonight through Thursday. Another low
pressure system will move in on Friday night and continue into
Saturday.

CAZ289>292-201300-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Chance of showers.
Min Temperature.....47-52.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........79-89 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 5-10 mph in the evening shifting
to southeast 3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....62-67.
24 HR Trend......Down 9-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........59-69 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 19-25 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to
the southwest 5-10 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......7600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 10 mph in the morning shifting
to southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight
chance of showers after midnight.
Min Temperature.....42-47.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-6 degrees.
Max Humidity........83-93 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 8-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph in the evening decreasing to
3-6 mph overnight.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
Max Temperature.....60-65.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........46-56 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 10-14 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down
3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures little change.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 6-12 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH down
1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-8 mph.





CAZ293-201300-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Min Temperature.....44-49.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 15-19 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....70 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
morning, then chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....55-60.
24 HR Trend......Down 11-13 degrees.
Min Humidity........61-71 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 21-27 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph in the morning shifting
to west by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....70 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....40-45.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers in the
morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........57-67 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 8-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 5-9 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees.
Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 4-8 mph.





CAZ294-201300-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Min Temperature.....46-51.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........78-88 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 11-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
Ridges...........South 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....50 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....57-62.
24 HR Trend......Down 11-15 degrees.
Min Humidity........58-68 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 19-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........South 4-8 mph in the morning shifting to
west by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......4400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....40 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of
showers after midnight.
Min Temperature.....42-47.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........86-96 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 10-14 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph in the evening
shifting to downslope 2-5 mph overnight.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........60-70 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 2-5 mph in the morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Temperatures up
4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 6-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........West 4-8 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 5-7 degrees. Minimum RH down 3-7 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 4-8 mph.





CAZ296-201300-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers in the evening.
Chance of showers after midnight.
Snow level 7000 feet.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........35-40.
8000 Feet........23-28.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........81-91 percent.
8000 Feet........81-91 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........South 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........South 10-20 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....90 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance showers in the morning,
then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon. Snow level 6000 feet.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........43-48.
8000 Feet........33-38.
24 HR Trend......Down 9-11 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........62-72 percent.
8000 Feet........60-70 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 19-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........South 7-14 in the morning shifting to
west 5-10 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........South 10-20 mph in the morning shifting to
west 8-16 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....80 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening. Snow level
5500 feet.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........31-36.
8000 Feet........20-25.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........85-95 percent.
8000 Feet........84-94 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 5-10 mph in the evening shifting to
northwest 4-8 mph overnight.
Ridges...........West 8-16 mph in the evening shifting to
northwest 6-12 mph overnight.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning,
then showers in the afternoon. Snow level 5500 feet.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........41-46.
8000 Feet........32-37.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........60-70 percent.
8000 Feet........60-70 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northwest 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......5900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH down 13-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Southwest 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 6-12 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........West 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........West 10-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
11-15 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Southeast 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 8-16 mph.





CAZ297-201300-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Snow level
7000 feet.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........34-39.
8000 Feet........23-28.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........80-90 percent.
8000 Feet........76-86 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........South 10-20 mph.
Ridges...........South 15-25 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....60 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Snow level
6000 feet.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........43-48.
8000 Feet........34-39.
24 HR Trend......Down 10-12 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........60-70 percent.
8000 Feet........61-71 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 19-25 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Southwest 7-14 mph in the morning
decreasing to 4-8 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southwest 10-20 mph in the morning
decreasing to 6-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....50 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
showers after midnight. Snow level 5500 feet.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........31-36.
8000 Feet........21-26.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........86-96 percent.
8000 Feet........74-84 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon. Snow level
5500 feet.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........39-44.
8000 Feet........32-37.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........59-69 percent.
8000 Feet........59-69 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-4 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 4-8 mph.
Ridges...........West 6-12 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures up 3-5 degrees.
Minimum RH down 11-15 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........West 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........West 8-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........West 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........West 10-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 9-13 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northwest 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 10-20 mph.





CAZ295-201300-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........37-42.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........64-74 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 8-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........South 7-14 mph in the evening shifting to
west 5-10 mph overnight.
Ridges...........South 10-20 mph in the evening shifting to
west 8-16 mph overnight.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....20 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........45-50.
24 HR Trend......Down 12-14 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........53-63 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 23-29 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........West 8-16 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....30 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening. Snow level
5500 feet.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........34-39.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........80-90 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 11-15 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 5-10 mph.
Ridges...........West 8-16 mph.
LAL.................2.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Chance of showers. Snow level
5000 feet.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........42-47.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........54-64 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West 5-10 mph in the morning increasing
to 7-14 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........West 8-16 mph in the morning increasing
to 10-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......6800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
8-12 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........West 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........West 10-20 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees.
Minimum RH up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........West 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........West 10-20 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 6-8 degrees. Minimum RH down
7-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northwest 7-14 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 10-20 mph.





CAZ298-299-201300-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
235 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min Temperature.....43-48.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........60-70 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....57-62.
24 HR Trend......Down 7-17 degrees.
Min Humidity........45-55 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 17-21 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest 8-16 mph.
LAL.................2.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......7500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....10 percent.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....39-44.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........75-85 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 13-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-16 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.THURSDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
Max Temperature.....55-60.
24 HR Trend......Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........40-50 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-16 mph in the morning increasing
to 10-20 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......8100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down
6-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-16 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds.......West 8-16 mph.

.SUNDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 4-6 degrees. Minimum RH down 4-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......West 5-10 mph.





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