WEATHER 1/11/20

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SKYWARN: NORMAL
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SKYWARN NET TUESDAY @ 1900 HRS TABLE Mt.
BRIEFS TABLE MT. ON SUN @ 1800 HRS DAYS NO R.F. @ STA.: 15

National Preparedness Level (PL 1 )

Southern California Area Preparedness Level: (PL 1 )

Northern California Area Preparedness Level (PL 1 )

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SYNOP: (NWS SAN DIEGO)
Slightly cooler with gusty west winds in the mountains and deserts this afternoon and evening. Weak troughing and onshore flow will maintain below normal temperatures and moderate daytime humidity through the week. Showers and mountain snow are possible Thursday and Friday.

NWS LAS VEGAS SYNOP– (NORTH & EAST OF COUNTY)
A series of weather systems will bring breezy to locally windy conditions today, Sunday and Tuesday, along with
cooler temperatures. Strongest winds will be focused in the eastern Sierra and western Mojave Desert areas. Dry conditions will continue for most of area through at least the middle of next week. A potent weather system will bring elevated precipitation chances and stronger winds late next week.

SPECIAL NOTES:

DAILY FUELS/FIRE POTENTIAL:

SANTA ANA WILDFIRE THREAT INDEX: TODAY: GREY-NO RATING

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APPLE VALLEY / HESPERIA-VICTOR VALLEY (CAZ260):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max temperature…..55 to 62. 24 HR TREND……Up 3 degrees.
Min humidity……..20 to 30 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 5 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds west 12 to 22 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear.
Min temperature…..30 to 35. 24 HR TREND……Down 3 degrees.
Max humidity……..60 to 70 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 15 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds west 6 to 14 mph with gusts to 30 mph in the evening becoming variable 3 to 7 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..54 to 59. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
Min humidity……..25 to 30 percent. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 2 to 5 mph becoming west 6 to 12 mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

*WRIGHTWOOD:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 48. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

*BIG PINES / WEST WRIGHTWOOD AREA
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY

Today
Sunny, with a high near 48. Wind chill values as low as 15 early. Windy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Wind chill values as low as 15. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Wind chill values as low as 20 early. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

*PHELAN:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52. Light northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

TRONA (INDIAN WELLS) (CAZ298):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max Temperature…..52-57. 24 HR Trend……Up 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity……..26-36 percent. 24 HR Trend……Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….Southwest 12-24 mph.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Fair.
Mixing height…….3000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..Northwest around 5 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Clear.
Min Temperature…..28-33. 24 HR Trend……Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity……..60-70 percent. 24 HR Trend……Up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….West 7-19 mph in the early evening becoming southwest 5-10 mph.
LAL……………..1. Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max Temperature…..50-55. 24 HR Trend……Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity……..32-42 percent. 24 HR Trend……Up 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….West 3-7 mph in the early morning shifting to the southwest 3-7 mph by afternoon.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Fair.
Mixing height…….2400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..North around 5 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

BARSTOW / DAGGETT / BAKER / FT. IRWIN (CAZ228):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….59-64. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 3 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….18-28 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 4 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 50 to 60 mph becoming northwest and decreasing to 45 to 55 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..5.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….30-35. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: * Valley floor….58-63 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 10 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Northwest wind up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 30 to 40 mph becoming west 20 to 30 mph after midnight.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..5.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….57-62. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 2 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….20-30 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 2 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming south up to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft msl….West 35 to 45 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

*BAKER:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind.

SOUTHERN OWENS VALLEY / EAST SIERRA FOOTHILLS (CAZ226):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….53-58. * 7000 feet…….40-45. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 3 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….20-26 percent. * 7000 feet…….28-38 percent. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
* Upper slopes….Windy. West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 55 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..5.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….24-29. * 7000 feet…….7-12. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: * Valley floor….63-68 percent. *7000 feet…..56-61 percent. *24 hr trend…..On average down 3 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph in the evening becoming downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
* Upper slopes….West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..4.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….49-54. * 7000 feet…….39-44. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 4 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….27-37 percent. *7000 feet…….37-47 percent. *24 hr trend…..On average up 9 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….West winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.
* Upper slopes….West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 20 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..4.

KERN CO. DESERTS (CAZ299):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max Temperature…..51-56. 24 HR Trend……Little change.
Min Humidity……..37-47 percent. 24 HR Trend……Up 2-4 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….West 8-20 mph.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Good.
Mixing height…….3100 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..West 15 to 20 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Clear.
Min Temperature…..28-33. 24 HR Trend……Down 2-4 degrees.
Max Humidity……..70-80 percent. 24 HR Trend……Up 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….West 5-17 mph in the early evening becoming southwest 3-13 mph.
LAL……………..1. Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max Temperature…..49-54. 24 HR Trend……Down 1-3 degrees.
Min Humidity……..43-53 percent. 24 HR Trend……Little change.
20-Foot Winds…….Southwest 5-9 mph in the early morning increasing to west 5-11 mph by afternoon.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Fair.
Mixing height…….2200 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..West 5 to 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

INLAND EMPIRE (CAZ248):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..Around 63. 24 HR TREND……Down 2 degrees.
Min humidity……..40 to 50 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 20 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds southwest 6 to 9 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..36 to 42. 24 HR TREND……Down 2 degrees.
Max humidity……..75 to 85 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds south around 6 mph in the evening becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..58 to 64. 24 HR TREND……Up 2 degrees.
Min humidity……..30 to 40 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 2 to 4 mph becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

*DEVORE:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 57. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

*CHINO HILLS:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

*COLTON:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SAN BERNARDINO N.F. (CAZ255):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max temperature…..39 to 49 above 6000 feet to 45 to 55 below 6000 feet. 24 HR TREND……Up 4 degrees.
Min humidity……..15 to 25 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 5 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds west 9 to 19 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
RIDGETOP………Winds west 18 to 28 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear.
Min temperature…..25 to 34 above 6000 feet to 30 to 38 below 6000 feet. 24 HR TREND……Down 3 degrees.
Max humidity….40 to 50 percent on desert slopes to 70 to 80 percent on coastal slopes. 24 HR TREND…..Up 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds northwest 6 to 16 mph with gusts to 30 mph becoming east 6 to 9 mph with gusts to 20 mph after midnight.
RIDGETOP………Winds northwest 14 to 24 mph with gusts to 50 mph becoming 6 to 14 mph with gusts to 30 mph after midnight.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..41 to 51 above 6000 feet to 46 to 55 below 6000 feet. 24 HR TREND……Down 1 degree.
Min humidity……..25 to 35 percent. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds east around 6 mph becoming west 6 to 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
RIDGETOP………Winds west 9 to 19 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

*LAKE ARROWHEAD SCHOOL- AREA:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

*BIG BEAR SCHOOL AREA:
Today
Sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

BANNING PASS (CAZ265):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max temperature…..65 to 70. 24 HR TREND……Down 3 degrees.
Min humidity……..20 to 25 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds southeast 6 to 8 mph becoming west 6 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Clear.
Min temperature…..41 to 46. 24 HR TREND……Up 1 degree.
Max humidity……..50 to 60 percent. 24 HR TREND……Up 5 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds west 6 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph becoming north 6 to 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph after midnight.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max temperature…..62 to 67. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
Min humidity……..25 percent. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 2 to 4 mph becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

JOSHUA TREE AREA (CAZ230):
TODAY… * Sky/weather…………………Sunny.
* Max Temperature……………..51-63. * 24 hr trend………………3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity………………..21-34 pct. * 24 hr trend………………8 pct wetter.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..Southwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………West 30 to 40 mph in the morning becoming northwest 40 to 50 mph in the afternoon.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.
* Haines High Level Index………5 moderate potential for large plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/weather…………………Clear.
* Min Temperature……………..32-39. * 24 hr trend………………Little change.
* Max Humidity………………..50-63 pct. * 24 hr trend………………14 pct wetter.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………Northwest 40 to 50 mph in the evening becoming 25 to 35 mph after midnight.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/weather…………………Sunny.
* Max Temperature……………..50-61. * 24 hr trend………………Little change.
* Min Humidity………………..23-34 pct. * 24 hr trend………………Little RH change.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming southeast in the afternoon.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………Northwest 30 to 40 mph.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.
* Haines High Level Index………5 moderate potential for large plume dominated fire growth.

NEEDLES, RIVER BAT. (CAZ229):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….59-64. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 3 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….20-30 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 3 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….South wind up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 40 to 50 mph decreasing to 35 to 45 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..5.
* Mixing height…….3300 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..South around 10 knots.
* Ventilation………Good.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….33-38. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: * Valley floor….55-60 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 5 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph becoming north up to 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..4.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….59-64. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….22-32 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 2 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 20 to 30 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..4.
* Mixing height…….3000 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..Light winds.
* Ventilation………Marginal.

STATELINE – CLARK COUNTY BORDER (NVZ465):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * 4000 feet…….50-55. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * 4000 feet…….21-30 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 2 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Northeast winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 25 to 35 mph becoming northwest 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..5.
* Mixing height…….2500 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..Light winds.
* Ventilation………Marginal.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature: * 4000 feet…….27-32. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: * 4000 feet…….60-65 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 9 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Northwest winds up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 25 to 35 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..3.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * 4000 feet…….51-56. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * 4000 feet…….23-33 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 2 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1. * Haines Index……..4.
* Mixing height…….2800 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..Light winds.
* Ventilation………Marginal.

*La Jolla CA
Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

*Poway CA
Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

*CEDAR CITY Ut.
Today and Tonight

A storm system crossing the area through tonight will bring
significant mountain accumulations to northern and central Utah.
Valley travel impacts are expected this evening, including along
the I-15 corridor as far south as Cedar City.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday

Several more storm systems will impact the state through much of
next week. Mountain snowfall totals will be significant over the
course of the week, with brief periods of snow that could create
impacts for the valleys at times, including the Monday morning
commute.

Today
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. West southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

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LOS ANGELS CO. SAN GABRIEL VALLEY (CAZ548):
Today
Sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CAZ254):
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM PST SUNDAY

Today
Sunny, with a high near 50. Wind chill values as low as 30 early. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Wind chill values as low as 25. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53. Wind chill values as low as 30 early. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

ANTELOPE VALLEY (CAZ259):
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM PST THIS
EVENING

Today
Sunny, with a high near 57. Wind chill values as low as 20 early. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Wind chill values as low as 25 early. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

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THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY:
2013: Very high “king” tides around 7.5 feet hit the coast. Some beach areas became inundated with sea water in Seal Beach, La Jolla Shores, and Imperial Beach.

2005: Five consecutive days of heavy rainfall started on 1/7 and ended on this day. The wet weather was blamed on an atmospheric phenomenon known as the “Pineapple Connection” or “Atmospheric River”. 31.75 inches fell in Lake Arrowhead, 29.70 inches at Lytle Creek, 19.86 inches in Devore, and 15.09 inches at Palomar Mountain. Four to ten inches fell at lower elevations. Flash flooding and mudslides caused millions of dollars of damage to homes, businesses, vehicles, parks, crops, roads and bridges. A state of emergency was declared in Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties. Widespread catastrophic floods impacted nearly every community. This followed heavy storms in late December and earlier in January.

2001: A strong winter storm that started on 1/10 and ended on this day brought two to four inches of rain to the coast and the valleys and 1.74 inches of precipitation to The worst snowstorm in Southern California history prompted an Escondido farmer to paint a sign to caption this photo of his orchard saying “It happened Jan 1949”. Phelan. Flash flooding occurred in Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Garden Grove and Costa Mesa. 13 to 18 inches of snow fell in the Idyllwild area and three inches of snow blanketed Phelan. On this day a waterspout was observed three miles west of Chula Vista and a funnel cloud was reported in Kearny Mesa – San Diego. Wind gusts reached 71 mph at Phelan.

1995: Heavy rain that started on 1/10 and ended on this day caused extensive flooding in Orange County.

1993: A very wet series of storms that began on 1/6 and ended on 1/19 produced 20 to 50 inches of precipitation in the mountains and up to 12 inches at lower elevations over a two week period. It was one of the longest periods of consecutive days of rain on record (14) and measurable rain fell nearly every day from 1/2 to 1/19. Flooding and flash flooding, mud slides, etc., resulted.

1989: High pressure over Nevada and Utah brought Santa Ana winds with gusts of 80 to 100 mph to communities in the northern Inland Empire. The winds shredded a blimp moored at Ontario International Airport. In Rancho Cucamonga the winds removed part of the roof at the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s substation. Powerlines downed by the winds ignited two small wildfires near Ramona and Trabuco Canyon.

1978: Two waterspouts and several waterspouts were sited off the coast of La Jolla.

1949: The most significant snowstorm to hit lower elevations started on 1/9 and ended on this day. 14 inches fell in Woodland Hills, eight inches in La Canada and Catalina Island (at 2,100 feet), six inches in Altadena, five inches in Burbank, four inches in Pasadena, one inch in Laguna Beach and Long Beach. A trace fell in San Diego, the only time since 1882. Three feet piled up at Mt. Laguna, and 18 inches fell on Cuyamaca, one foot in Julian, four to eight inches fell as low as 1000 feet in elevation. From 1/10 to 1/13, 43 inches of snow fell at Palomar Mountain, the greatest snowfall on record. A light covering was reported in La Jolla, Point Loma, Miramar, Escondido, Spring Valley, and other outlying San Diego areas. The snow snarled all kinds of transportation and caused power outages and emergencies. A plane crash killed five and injured one near Julian. A camping group was stranded at Cuyamaca. The high temperature was 46° in San Diego, the lowest maximum temperature on record. The high temperature was 47° in Escondido, the lowest maximum temperature on record, which also occurred on 1/20/1917.

1942: It was 82° at Palomar Mountain, the highest temperature on record for January.

1930: Two inches of snow fell at Palm Springs, the greatest daily snowfall on record. The only other daily measurable snowfall on record was 1.5 inches on 1/31/1979.

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TROPICAL EAST PACIFIC REPORT:

Routine issuance of the Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on May 15, 2020. During the off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant.

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CURRENT WEATHER @ HESP. @ 0830 Hrs. TEMP: 470 RH: 49% WIND: 8 W
3.21” RF @ HESP. STA.SINCE OCT. 1st/20 Yr Avg: 7.12” : MONTH: 0.67” YTD S/F: 4.50” /
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FIRES: UPDATED

National Preparedness Level (PL 1 )
Six new large fires were reported this week Firefighters are working toward containment goals on large fires in Colorado, Georgia, and Oklahoma.
As wildfires continue to burn in Australia, the United States is sending additional U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) wildfire personnel to assist with ongoing wildfire suppression efforts in Australia.
Based on requests from the Australian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, the U.S. has intermittently deployed more than 159 wildland USFS and DOI fire personnel throughout December and early January. The Council has also requested another group of personnel and the DOI and USFS are currently working to send those individuals as soon as possible. The U.S. firefighters are filling critical wildfire and aviation management roles in New South Wales and Victoria.
Daily statistics 1/10/20
Number of new large fires or emergency response 6 States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
Total does not include individual fires within complexes. 4 Colorado (1)
Georgia (1)
Oklahoma (2)
Acres from active fires 1,747
Fires contained 3
Year-to-date statistics
2020 (1/1/20 – 1/10/20 Fires: 361 Acres: 9,270
2019 (1/1/19 – 1/10/19) Fires: 154 Acres: 379
2018 (1/1/18 – 1/10/18) Fires: 874 Acres: 6,377
2017 (1/1/17 – 1/10/17) Fires: 217 Acres: 4,765
2016 (1/1/16 – 1/10/16) Fires: 57 Acres: 107
2015 (1/1/15 – 1/10/15) Fires: 154 Acres: 498
2014 (1/1/14 – 1/10/14) Fires: 204 Acres: 1,481
2013 (1/1/13 – 1/10/13) Fires: 83 Acres: 2,885
2012 (1/1/12 – 1/10/12) Fires: 665 Acres: 47,410
2011 (1/1/11 – 1/10/11) Fires: 331 Acres: 3,233
2010 (1/1/10 – 1/10/10) Fires: 128 Acres: 4,275
10-year average Year-to-Date
2009-2018 Fires: 215 Acres: 6,319

CDF FIRES TO DATE (STATE LANDS SRA)
Number of Fires and Acres:
Interval Fires Acres
January 1, 2020 through January 5, 2020 18 19
January 1, 2019 through January 5, 2020 23 36
5-Year Average (same interval) 24 5
2019 Combined YTD (CALFIRE & US Forest Service) 23 21

Southern California Area (PL 1 )
No Reportable Incidents

Northern California Area (PL 1 )
No Reportable Incidents

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