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CAZ580 - San Joaquin Valley

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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

DISCUSSION...Isolated afternoon and early evening thunderstorms
can be expected near the Sierra crest each day through Tuesday.
Otherwise, dry weather will prevail over the district for the
next several days with temperatures averaging slightly above
normal. Little diurnal change in humidities can be expected
through at least Tuesday with generally light, terrain driven
winds.


CAZ580-100030-
San Joaquin Valley-
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....97-102.
24 HR Trend......Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity........24-34 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....66-71.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........65-75 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....98-103.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........22-32 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 4-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....West around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

EXTENDED...
TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 2-4 degrees. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.

THURSDAY...
Clear. Temperatures up 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH down 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds.......Northwest 3-7 mph.



CAZ591 - Southern Sierra Foothills

FNUS56 KHNX 091133
FWFHNX

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

DISCUSSION...Isolated afternoon and early evening thunderstorms
can be expected near the Sierra crest each day through Tuesday.
Otherwise, dry weather will prevail over the district for the
next several days with temperatures averaging slightly above
normal. Little diurnal change in humidities can be expected
through at least Tuesday with generally light, terrain driven
winds.


CAZ591-100030-
Southern Sierra Foothills-
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....93-98.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
3-5 mph by 1100 PDT.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph this morning shifting to
the west 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Good.
Mixing height.......9400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min Temperature.....68-73.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........44-54 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-5 mph early this evening
shifting to downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
Ridges...........Northwest 4-7 mph early this evening shifting to
the east up to 4 mph by 2200 PDT.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max Temperature.....93-98.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........21-31 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph or less becoming upslope/upvalley
3-5 mph by 1100 PDT.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-5 mph in the morning shifting to
the southwest 4-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1.
Ventilation.........Very good.
Mixing height.......10400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....South around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

EXTENDED...
TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 1-3 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.

WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.

THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph.
Ridges...........Southwest 3-7 mph.



CAZ594 - Sequoia Kings

FNUS56 KHNX 091133
FWFHNX

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Interior Central California
National Weather Service San Joaquin Valley - Hanford CA
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

DISCUSSION...Isolated afternoon and early evening thunderstorms
can be expected near the Sierra crest each day through Tuesday.
Otherwise, dry weather will prevail over the district for the
next several days with temperatures averaging slightly above
normal. Little diurnal change in humidities can be expected
through at least Tuesday with generally light, terrain driven
winds.


CAZ594-100030-
Sequoia Kings-
433 AM PDT Sun Aug 9 2020

TODAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Partly cloudy near the crest this
afternoon with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........81-86.
8000 Feet........71-76.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........22-32 percent.
8000 Feet........19-29 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph or less this morning shifting
to upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southeast 5-12 mph.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 near the crest after 1200 PDT.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......12200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....East around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

TONIGHT...
Sky/weather.........Isolated early evening thunderstorms near the crest,
otherwise mostly clear.
Min temperature....
5000 Feet........60-65.
8000 Feet........49-54.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Max Humidity........
5000 Feet........52-62 percent.
8000 Feet........48-58 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph early this evening
shifting to downslope 3 mph or less by 2100 PDT.
Ridges...........East to southeast 4-8 mph.
LAL.................2 near the crest until 2000 PDT...otherwise 1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

MONDAY...
Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Partly cloudy near the crest in the afternoon
with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....
5000 Feet........81-86.
8000 Feet........71-76.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Min Humidity........
5000 Feet........22-32 percent.
8000 Feet........18-28 percent.
24 HR Trend......Little change.
Wind - 20 Foot (10 Minute Average)
Slopes...........Downslope 3 mph in the morning shifting to upslope/upvalley
3-6 mph by afternoon.
Ridges...........Southeast 3-6 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest
7-12 mph by afternoon.
LAL.................1...increasing to 2 near the crest after 1200 PDT.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Mixing height.......13700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast around 5 mph in the morning shifting
to the south in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0 percent.

EXTENDED...
TUESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures down 1-3 degrees. Minimum RH up 3-5 percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 5 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

WEDNESDAY...
Clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH little change.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-7 mph.

THURSDAY...
Mostly clear. Temperatures little change. Minimum RH down 2-4
percent.
20-Foot Winds...
Slopes...........Upslope/upvalley 3-7 mph.
Ridges...........West 3-11 mph.


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