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FNUS55 KPSR 171118
FWFPSR

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
418 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...
COOL...WET AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY AS A SERIES OF PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS MOVES EAST AND ACROSS
THE AREA. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE...A FEW WITH
MODERATE RAIN...ON BOTH DAYS...THROUGH THERE WILL BE SOME CLEARING
FROM THE WEST ON THURSDAY. MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE HIGHLY
ELEVATED...MOSTLY ABOVE 45 PERCENT BOTH DAYS. HIGH TEMPERATURES
SHOULD HOVER MOSTLY IN THE LOW TO MIDDLE 60S. WINDS WILL BE ON THE
LIGHT SIDE ON BOTH DAYS.

NOTE...ADDITIONAL FIRE WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND
IN THE AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION. SEE PRODUCT PHXAFDPSR.

AZZ132-172330-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS/NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/GREATER PHOENIX
AREA/SOUTHWEST DESERTS/SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY/
NORTHWEST AND NORTH-CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
PHOENIX BLM/YUM BLM/CAZ-CRZ-
418 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................55-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................54-67 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................21 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................40 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......6000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......SOUTHWEST 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................41-51.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................89-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................6 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-64.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................46-59 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING NORTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................20 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR PHOENIX.......5500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR PHOENIX......NORTHEAST 4 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR PHOENIX..........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 58-65. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 59-66. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-47. HIGHS 62-68. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-49. HIGHS 64-71.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. HIGHS 67-72.

$$

AZZ133-172330-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHERN TONTO NF/WEST SAN CARLOS BIA/SOUTH PORTION FT APACHE BIA/
CAZ-
418 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
  THE MORNING...BECOMING SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................43-55.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 DEGREES COOLER.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................64-76 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................31 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................80 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................32-43.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................95-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................16 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................44-57.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................55-70 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 28-41. HIGHS 48-59. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-42. HIGHS 50-61. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31-44. HIGHS 52-62. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 33-46. HIGHS 56-66.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35-47. HIGHS 57-69.

$$

AZZ131-CAZ231-172330-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY/LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
418 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014 /318 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014/

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS
  IN THE MORNING...BECOMING CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................59-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................50-62 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................19 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................40 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........WEST 13 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................42-49.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................77-96 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE RH CHANGE.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................60-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................43-53 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................9 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT IN THE
  MORNING...BECOMING 0 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
* MIXING HEIGHT FOR YUMA..........6500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WIND FOR YUMA.........NORTH 9 KNOTS.
* DISPERSION FOR YUMA.............GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-48. HIGHS 61-66. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-49. HIGHS 62-68. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37-51. HIGHS 65-70. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40-53. HIGHS 69-73.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-53. HIGHS 70-75.

$$

CAZ230-172330-
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK-
318 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................46-60.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................53-73 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................20 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................50 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................33-45.
*    24 HR TREND..................4 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................83-100 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................8 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT EVENING THEN 0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................46-59.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................47-65 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................7 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35-47. HIGHS 50-63. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36-48. HIGHS 50-63. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39-51. HIGHS 56-66. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42-52. HIGHS 64-71.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44-52. HIGHS 63-71.

$$

CAZ232-172330-
IMPERIAL COUNTY AND EASTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY-
318 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-65.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................56-66 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................20 PCT WETTER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................30 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
  EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
  SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE.................45-51.
*    24 HR TREND..................3 DEGREES COOLER.
* MAX HUMIDITY....................71-96 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................5 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................10 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER.....................PARTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE.................56-66.
*    24 HR TREND..................LITTLE CHANGE.
* MIN HUMIDITY....................43-57 PCT.
*    24 HR TREND..................10 PCT DRIER.
* WINDS - 20 FEET...SLOPE/VALLEY..NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH.
* WINDS...10000 FT MSL............NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* CHANCE OF PRECIP................0 PERCENT.
* CWR (>= 0.10 IN)................0 PERCENT.
* LAL.............................1.
* HAINES HIGH LEVEL INDEX.........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
  PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 43-51. HIGHS 58-67. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 44-53. HIGHS 59-67. NORTH WINDS
5 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45-54. HIGHS 63-71. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 47-56. HIGHS 68-74.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 49-56. HIGHS 69-76.

$$

.8 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 24TH THROUGH FRIDAY DECEMBER
26TH...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW MEDIAN PRECIPITATION.






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