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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low clouds over the San Joaquin Valley and lower mountain slopes
will gradually clear through the day today. Dry weather is
expected Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure system moving
across Northern California will bring a slight chance of
precipitation to the district late Friday. A stronger system will
move into the region by Sunday evening for another chance of
precipitation.



CAZ289>292-120115-
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
nfdrs trend areas 526 527
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy in the morning, clearing through
the day.
Max Temperature.....52-57.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........51-61 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Variable 2-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min Temperature.....36-41.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......East 1-4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max Temperature.....53-58.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........54-64 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 2-6 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 2-5 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers Friday night.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast 5 mph.





CAZ293-120115-
Mariposa Madera and Fresno County Foothills-
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy in the morning. Partly cloudy in
the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....50-55.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........49-59 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 2-4 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........East 4 mph in the early morning shifting to the
west 3 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....37-42.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........82-92 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 4 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........51-61 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 2-4 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 4 mph in the early morning shifting
to the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

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

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers Friday night.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-7 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 6 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph.





CAZ294-120115-
Tulare County Foothills-
nfdrs trend areas 528 529
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly Cloudy.
Max Temperature.....49-54.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........57-67 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 10-22 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 1-3 mph.
Ridges...........South 3 mph in the early morning shifting to
the west by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Poor.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the north in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min Temperature.....38-43.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........85-95 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....51-56.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........53-63 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 1-3 mph in the early morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 2-4 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........North 4 mph in the early morning shifting to
the southwest by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 4-10 degrees. Minimum RH down 13-25
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 5 mph.
Ridges...........East 6 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers Friday night.
Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-5 mph.
Ridges...........East 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures down 1-3
degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 5 mph.
Ridges...........East 5 mph.





CAZ296-120115-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon National Park-
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........47-52.
8000 Feet........39-44.
24 HR Trend......Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........30-40 percent.
8000 Feet........20-30 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Easterly 2-8 mph in the early morning,
decreasing to 2-5 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........33-38.
8000 Feet........24-29.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 degrees.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........74-84 percent.
8000 Feet........64-74 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........North to northeast 3-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........48-53.
8000 Feet........40-45.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........31-41 percent.
8000 Feet........17-27 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northeast 3-14 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-15 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH little
change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 7 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow showers by evening.
Temperatures down 3-9 degrees. Minimum RH up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........South 7-19 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........South 3-9 mph.





CAZ297-120115-
Tulare County Mountains-
nfdrs trend areas 531 532 533 534
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........48-53.
8000 Feet........40-45.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........35-45 percent.
8000 Feet........27-37 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 6-12 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-10 mph in the early morning
shifting to upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph by
afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-11 mph in the early morning
shifting to the northwest 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........33-38.
8000 Feet........25-30.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........69-79 percent.
8000 Feet........56-66 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........North 3-11 mph in the early evening shifting to
the northwest 3-14 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........48-53.
8000 Feet........43-48.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........35-45 percent.
8000 Feet........24-34 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Northeasterly 3-11 mph in the early morning
decreasing to 3-8 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-13 mph in the early morning
shifting to the north 3-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Marginal.
Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-13 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures down 3-5 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-11 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 6-13 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 3-9
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 7 mph.
Ridges...........Southeast 11 mph.





CAZ295-120115-
Kern County Mountains-
nfdrs trend area 530
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with patchy dense fog and a
slight chance of drizzle in the morning.
Becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........48-53.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........34-44 percent.
24 HR Trend......Up 5-11 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3-9 mph in the early morning then
easterly 3-7 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Northeast 3-13 mph in the early morning
shifting to the north 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3900 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........34-39.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........65-75 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 2-8 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........West to northwest 3-10 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-8 mph in the early evening shifting
to the west 4-11 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........48-53.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........35-45 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-12 mph.
Ridges...........Northwest 3-12 mph in the early morning
shifting to the north 3-9 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Mixing height.......2800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 15 mph in the morning becoming
northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH down 12-24
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........Northeast 6-13 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 6-11 mph.
Ridges...........East 7-14 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH up 5-11
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Northeast to east 3-8 mph.
Ridges...........East 4-11 mph.





CAZ298-299-120115-
Indian Wells Valley-Southeastern Kern County Desert-
nfdrs trend area 519
437 AM PST Tue Dec 11 2018

.TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....57-62.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........32-42 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-8 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....35-40.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........57-67 percent.
24 HR Trend......Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-6 mph in the early evening shifting
to the west 9 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....57-62.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........28-38 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 8 mph in the early morning shifting
to the northeast by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......3300 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North around 15 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 3-11 mph.

.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......East 3-6 mph.

.SATURDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 2-8
percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northeast 5 mph.






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