WEATHER 12/8/18

DAILY FIRE WEATHER & FIRE INFO
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Date: 12/8/18
SKYWARN: NORMAL
NETS ON WED NIGHT @1900 HEAPS PK./WX
SKYWARN NET TUESDAY @ 1900 HRS TABLE Mt.
BRIEFS TABLE MT. ON SUN @ 1800 HRS

DAYS NO R.F. @ STA.:01

National Preparedness Level (PL 1 )

Southern California Area
Preparedness Level: (PL 2 )

Northern California Area
Preparedness Level (PL 1 )

SYNOP:
Tranquil weather will prevail over the weekend with temperatures running slightly above normal. Minor cooling will occur Monday through Tuesday as a weak upper level trough moves across the area. This trough could bring sprinkles or a few light showers Monday night through Tuesday, mainly west of the mountains with rainfall amounts of less than 0.05 inches forecast. An upper level ridge will build behind the trough Wednesday through Friday. A moderate Santa Ana is possible Thursday-Friday with gusty northeast to east winds and daytime humidity in the teens.

NWS LAS VEGAS SYNOP– (NORTH & EAST OF COUNTY)
Some lingering low clouds and areas of fog early this morning but otherwise, high pressure will result in dry conditions and slightly warmer temperatures. Skies will be mostly clear and winds light other than some northerly breezes near Laughlin and Bullhead City. Mild conditions will continue through Sunday and into Monday with mid and high clouds spreading over the area

SPECIAL NOTES:

DAILY FUELS/FIRE POTENTIAL:
Even through there will be local offshore winds, wet fuels should preclude any fire activity through the period

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

NO RATING: Sundowner winds are either not expected, or will not contribute to
significant fire activity.

MARGINAL: Upon ignition, fires may grow rapidly.

MODERATE: Upon ignition, fires will grow rapidly and will be difficult to control.

HIGH: Upon ignition, fires will grow very rapidly, will burn intensely, and will be very difficult to control

EXTREME: Upon ignition, fires will have extreme growth, will burn very intensely, and will be uncontrollable.

Zones NOV.29 NOV. 30 DEC.1 DEC. 2 DEC. 3 DEC. 4
Zone 1:
LA-Ventura NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE
Zone 2:
Orange-Inland Empire NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE
Zone 3:
San Diego NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE
Zone 4:
Santa Barbara NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE NO RATE

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APPLE VALLEY / HESPERIA-VICTOR VALLEY (CAZ260):
.TODAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..Around 61. 24 HR TREND……Up 7 degrees.
Min humidity……..45 to 55 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 15 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds north around 6 mph in the morning becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear.
Min temperature…..34 to 40. 24 HR TREND……Up 1 degree.
Max humidity……..85 to 95 percent. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 1 to 3 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy.
Max temperature…..Around 61. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
Min humidity……..40 to 50 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 2 to 4 mph becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

WRIGHTWOOD:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

BIG PINES / WEST WRIGHTWOOD AREA
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

PHELAN:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind.

TRONA:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light north wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Light and variable wind.

BARSTOW / DAGGETT / BAKER / FT. IRWIN (CAZ228):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….62-67. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 3 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….36-46 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 12 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 10 to 20 mph becoming 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….34-39. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: * Valley floor….71-76 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 11 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….63-68. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….28-37 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 8 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg): * Valley floor….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 15 mph
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

BAKER:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Light northeast wind.

SOUTHERN OWENS VALLEY / EAST SIERRA FOOTHILLS:
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….54-59. * 7000 feet…….42-47. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….36-45 percent. *7000 feet…….24-34 percent. *24 hr trend…..On average down 17 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* Upper slopes….West winds up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Partly cloudy.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….29-34. * 7000 feet…….15-20. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Max humidity: Valley floor….58-63 percent. * 7000 feet…….42-47 percent. 24 hr trend…..On average down 15 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
* Upper slopes….West winds up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Partly cloudy.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….54-59. * 7000 feet…….44-49. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: Valley floor….33-41 percent. * 7000 feet…….22-32 percent. 24 hr trend…..On average down 3 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* Upper slopes….West winds up to 10 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

INLAND EMPIRE (CAZ248):
TODAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature…..64 to 71. 24 HR TREND……Up 4 degrees.
Min humidity……..35 to 45 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 5 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds east around 6 mph becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature…..41 to 51. 24 HR TREND……Up 2 degrees.
Max humidity……..65 to 75 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 20 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds east 6 to 9 mph. Gusts to 20 mph after midnight.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature…..Around 63. 24 HR TREND……Up 2 degrees.
Min humidity……..30 to 40 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 5 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds east 6 to 11 mph becoming north 6 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Gusts to 20 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

DEVORE:
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

CHINO HILLS:
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 50. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

COLTON:
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

SAN BERNARDINO N.F. (CAZ255/CAZ256):
.TODAY…
Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..48 to 55 above 6000 feet to 54 to 61 below 6000
feet.
24 HR TREND……Up 6 degrees.
Min humidity……..15 to 25 percent.
24 HR TREND……Down 20 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds north 6 to 9 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the
morning.
RIDGETOP………Winds northwest around 6 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.
LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT…
Sky/weather………Mostly clear.
Min temperature…..25 to 35 above 6000 feet to 35 to 43 below 6000
feet.
24 HR TREND……Up 1 degree.
Max humidity……..55 to 65 percent on desert slopes to 60 to 70
percent on coastal slopes.
24 HR TREND……Down 35 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds east 6 to 9 mph. Gusts to 20 mph after
midnight.
RIDGETOP………Winds northwest around 6 mph in the evening
becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.
LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy.
Max temperature…..52 to 59 above 6000 feet to 63 below 6000 feet. 24 HR TREND……Up 2 degrees.
Min humidity…20 to 30 percent on desert slopes to 15 to 25 percent on coastal slopes. 24 HR TREND…Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..
SLOPES………..Winds east 6 to 11 mph with gusts to 20 mph.
RIDGETOP………Variable 1 to 3 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

LAKE ARROWHEAD SCHOOL- AREA:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

BIG BEAR SCHOOL AREA:
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

BANNING PASS:
.TODAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..69 to 74. 24 HR TREND……Up 6 degrees.
Min humidity……..30 to 40 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 10 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds north 6 to 8 mph with gusts to 20 mph in the morning becoming variable 2 to 5 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.TONIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear.
Min temperature…..43 to 53. 24 HR TREND……Up 2 degrees.
Max humidity……..50 to 60 percent. 24 HR TREND……Down 15 percent.
WIND (20 FT)……..Variable 2 to 4 mph becoming west around 6 mph after midnight.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy.
Max temperature…..70 to 75. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
Min humidity……..30 to 40 percent. 24 HR TREND……Little change.
WIND (20 FT)……..Winds northeast around 6 mph in the morning becoming variable 2 to 4 mph.
CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent. LAL……………..1.

JOSHUA TREE AREA (CAZ261):
.TODAY… * Sky/weather…………………Sunny.
* Max Temperature……………..56-65. * 24 hr trend………………9 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity………………..44-53 pct. * 24 hr trend………………28 pct drier.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..North 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.
* Haines High Level Index………4 or low potential for large
plume dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/weather…………………Mostly clear.
* Min Temperature……………..39-46. * 24 hr trend………………Little change.
* Max Humidity………………..65-82 pct. * 24 hr trend………………16 pct drier.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..Northwest 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/weather…………………Partly sunny.
* Max Temperature……………..56-66. * 24 hr trend………………Little change.
* Min Humidity………………..37-45 pct. * 24 hr trend………………7 pct drier.
* Winds – 20 foot…Slope/Valley..Northeast 5 to 15 mph.
* Winds…10000 FT MSL…………West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chance of Precip…………….0 percent. * CWR (>= 0.10 IN)…………….0 percent. * LAL………………………..1.
* Haines High Level Index………5 or moderate potential for large plume dominated fire growth.

NEEDLES, RIVER BAT. (CAZ229):
TODAY… * Sky/Weather………Sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….66-71. * 24 hr trend…..On average up 2 degrees.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….34-44 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 11 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph becoming north up to 10 mph in the afternoon.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.
* Mixing height…….6000 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..North 10 to 15 knots.
* Ventilation………Good.

.TONIGHT… * Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature: * Valley floor….37-42. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 3 degrees.
* Max humidity: * Valley floor….65-70 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 10 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 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature: * Valley floor….65-70. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * Valley floor….26-36 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 8 percent.
* Wind (Slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Valley floor….North wind 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……..5.
* Mixing height…….3500 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..North 10 to 20 knots.
* Ventilation………Good.

STATELINE – CLARK COUNTY BORDER:
.TODAY…
* Sky/Weather………Sunny. Areas of fog in the morning.
* Max temperature:
* 4000 feet…….58-63.
* 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity:
* 4000 feet…….37-47 percent.
* 24 hr trend…..On average down 12 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent.
* LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.
* Mixing height…….4300 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..Light winds.
* Ventilation………Marginal to fair.

.TONIGHT…
* Sky/Weather………Mostly clear.
* Min temperature:
* 4000 feet…….29-34.
* 24 hr trend…..On average down 2 degrees.
* Max humidity:
* 4000 feet…….73-78 percent.
* 24 hr trend…..On average down 10 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph becoming north up
to 10 mph after midnight.
* 10000 ft msl….Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent.
* LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.

.SUNDAY… * Sky/Weather………Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max temperature: * 4000 feet…….58-63. * 24 hr trend…..Little change.
* Min humidity: * 4000 feet…….26-35 percent. * 24 hr trend…..On average down 11 percent.
* Wind (slope/valley=20 ft, 10 min avg):
* Slope/valley….North winds up to 10 mph in the morning becoming upslope/upvalley 4 to 8 mph.
* 10000 ft msl….West 10 to 15 mph.
* CWR (>= 0.10 in)….0 percent. * LAL……………..1.
* Haines Index……..5.
* Mixing height…….3500 ft agl.
* Transport winds…..Light winds.
* Ventilation………Marginal.

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BREEZY NORTHEAST WINDS THROUGH SUNDAY…

…PERIODS OF GUSTY TO STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE NEXT WEEK

LOS ANGELS CO. SAN GABRIEL VALLEY (CAZ247/CAZ249):
.SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..66-71. 24 hr trend……Up 5.
Min humidity……..35-45 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 14.
20-foot winds…….East 6-12 mph becoming southwest 6-12 mph in the afternoon.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..46-53.
Max humidity……..60-85 percent.
20-foot winds…….Southwest 6-12 mph in the evening becoming east 6-12 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..68-73.
Min humidity……..25-35 percent.
20-foot winds…….East 6-12 mph becoming southwest 6-12 mph in the afternoon.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY:
SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..66-72. 24 hr trend……Up 4.
Min humidity……..30-40 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 11.
20-foot winds…….North to northeast 6-12 mph with local gusts to 20 mph.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..42-52.
Max humidity……..60-80 percent except 50-60 percent in the hills.
20-foot winds…….North to northeast 6-12 mph with local gusts to 20 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..66-73.
Min humidity……..25-30 percent.
20-foot winds…….North to northeast 6-12 mph with local gusts to 20 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY:
SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..63-69. 24 hr trend……Up 4.
Min humidity……..25-35 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 19.
20-foot winds…….Northeast 6-12 mph with gusts to 20 mph.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..45-51.
Max humidity……..55-65 percent.
20-foot winds…….Northeast 6-12 mph with local gusts to 25 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..62-70.
Min humidity……..25-30 percent.
20-foot winds…….Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA:
SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..60-70. 24 hr trend……Up 4.
Min humidity……..35-45 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 13.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…North 6-12 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 6-12 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the morning.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..48-57 except 41-46 colder valleys.
Max humidity……..50-65 percent except 65-75 percent colder valleys.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…South 6-12 mph early becoming north to northeast 6-12 mph with local gusts to 20 mph.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 6-12 mph becoming 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph after midnight.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY…
Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..65-73 except 60-64 coastal slopes and higher peaks.
Min humidity……..25-35 percent.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…North to northeast 6-12 mph with gusts to 20 mph becoming south 6-12 mph late in the afternoon.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph becomingnorth 6-12 mph in the afternoon.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST (CAZ253):
SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..57-65 low elevations to 47-55 higher elevations. 24 hr trend……Up 5.
Min humidity……..30-45 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 27.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..40-50 low elevations to 29-36 colder valleys and peaks.
Max humidity……..45-60 percent except 60-75 percent colder valleys.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..58-66 low elevations to 48-56 higher elevations.
Min humidity……..20-35 percent.
20-foot winds…….
Valleys/lwr slopes…Northeast 10-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph becoming 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph late in the afternoon.
Ridges/upr slopes….Northeast 10-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph becoming 8-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph late in the afternoon.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

ANTELOPE VALLEY (CAZ259):
.SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max temperature…..53-61. 24 hr trend……Up 4.
Min humidity……..35-45 percent. 24 hr trend……Down 26.
20-foot winds…….Variable 3-6 mph becoming northeast 6-12 mph in the afternoon.
Marine layer……..None.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Mostly clear then becoming partly cloudy.
Min temperature…..28-37 except 38-43 in the hills.
Max humidity……..60-90 percent.
20-foot winds…….Northeast 6-12 mph early becoming variable 3-6 mph.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Max temperature…..54-62.
Min humidity……..30-40 percent.
20-foot winds…….Variable 3-6 mph becoming northeast 8-15 mph by the afternoon.
LAL……………..1. CWR (>0.10 IN)……0 percent.

KERN CO. DESERTS (CAZ298):
SATURDAY… Sky/weather………Sunny.
Max Temperature…..56-61. 24 HR Trend……Up 2-4 degrees.
Min Humidity……..37-47 percent. 24 HR Trend……Down 5-11 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….Northeast 5-8 mph.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Marginal.
Mixing height…….2700 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..Northeast 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.SATURDAY NIGHT… Sky/weather………Partly cloudy.
Min Temperature…..35-40. 24 HR Trend……Little change.
Max Humidity……..68-78 percent. 24 HR Trend……Down 7-17 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….Northeast 5-8 mph.
LAL……………..1. Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

.SUNDAY… Sky/weather………Mostly sunny.
Max Temperature…..56-61. 24 HR Trend……Little change.
Min Humidity……..28-38 percent. 24 HR Trend……Down 4-10 percent.
20-Foot Winds…….Northeast 5-8 mph.
LAL……………..1.
Ventilation………Marginal.
Mixing height…….2400 ft AGL.
Transport Winds…..Northeast 10 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain….0 percent.

La Jolla CA
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Poway CA
Saturday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

CEDAR CITY Ut.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday

A weak trough of low pressure will swing across the Great Basin
Monday night and Tuesday, potentially producing some light
precipitation. A somewhat more vigorous system will cross the
region Wednesday and Wednesday night. This system will likely
produce accumulating snowfall.

Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Light and variable wind.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Light northeast wind.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Light north wind.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

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THIS DAY IN WEATHER HISTORY:
2007: A snow storm on this day and on 12/9 was nothing unusual except in the San Jacinto Mountains. 17 inches fell in Pine Cove.

2001: Santa Ana winds blew on 12/7 and on this day. Gusts reached 87 mph at Fremont Canyon. Winds contributed to the Potrero Fire.

1997: The heaviest rains in 70 years struck Orange County with four to eight inches of rainfall starting on 12/6 and ending on this day. Ten inches was recorded at Mission Viejo and over four inches at Corona. Heavy downpours also hit the Victor Valley. Widespread flooding resulted in Orange County, along with mud slides and coastal erosion at Laguna Beach. Flooding also occurred in Corona and several communities of Victor Valley. Mud flowed through Adelanto. On this day a funnel cloud was observed in Del Mar.

1989: It was 87° in Borrego Springs, the highest temperature on record for December. This also occurred the previous two days on 12/6 and 12/7, and on 12/28/1980.

1988: Strong Santa Ana winds blew across Southern California. A gust of 92 mph was measured at Laguna Peak (Ventura Co.). Winds fanned several major fires. Roofs were taken off of buildings and trees and power lines were brought down. Estimated damage was $20 million.

1982: Heavy rain in eastern San Diego County started on this day and ended on 12/9. Flooding resulted, and it was disastrous in Ocotillo.

1979: It was 69° in Big Bear Lake, the highest temperature on record for December. This also occurred four days earlier on 12/4/1979.
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TROPICAL EAST PACIFIC REPORT:
There are no tropical cyclones in the Eastern North Pacific at this time.

The Eastern North Pacific hurricane season runs from May 15th through November 30th..

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CURRENT WEATHER @ HESP. @ 0705 Hrs. TEMP: 370 RH: 96% WIND: W 4 G 8
2.00” RF @ HESP. STA.SINCE OCT. 1st/20 Yr Avg: 7.12” : MONTH: 1.25” YTD S/F: 0.00” /
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FIRES: UPDATED

National Preparedness Level (PL 1)
DEC.3 – DEC 7
Initial Attack Activity: Light (109) new fires
New large incidents: 2
Large fires contained: 2
Uncontained large fires:** 0
Area Command teams committed: 0
NIMOs committed: 0
Type 1 IMTs committed: 0
Type 2 IMTs committed: 0

Active Incident Resource Summary
GACC Incidents Cumulative Acres Crews Engines Helicopters Total Personnel
AICC 0 0 0 0 0 0
NWCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
ONCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
OSCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
NRCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
GBCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
SWCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
RMCC 0 0 0 0 0 0
EACC 0 0 0 0 0 0
SACC 5 4,201 1 11 0 29
Total 5 4,201 1 11 0 29

December 7, 2018
Nationally, one large fire has burned 350 acres in Florida. Two new large fires were reported and two were contained.
Daily statistics 12/7/18
Number of new large fires or emergency response 2 States currently reporting large fires:
Number of active large fires
Total does not include individual fires within complexes. 1 Florida (1)
Acres from active fires 350
Fires contained 2
Year-to-date statistics
2018 (1/1/18 – 12/7/18) Fires: 52,743 Acres: 8,506,909
2017 (1/1/17 – 12/7/17) Fires: 58,109 Acres: 9,284,895
2016 (1/1/16 – 12/7/16) Fires: 60,691 Acres: 5,304,587
2015 (1/1/15 – 12/7/15) Fires: 56,257 Acres: 9,799,595
2014 (1/1/14 – 12/7/14) Fires: 51,806 Acres: 3,486,180
2013 (1/1/13 – 12/7/13) Fires: 45,205 Acres: 4,185,186
2012 (1/1/12 – 12/7/12) Fires: 56,088 Acres: 9,176,530
2011 (1/1/11 – 12/7/11) Fires: 66,860 Acres: 8,516,988
2010 (1/1/10 – 12/7/10) Fires: 66,882 Acres: 3,333,231
2009 (1/1/09 – 12/7/09) Fires: 77,629 Acres: 5,906,340
2008 (1/1/08 – 12/7/08) Fires: 77,413 Acres: 5,223,985
10-year average Year-to-Date
2008-2017 Fires: 61,655 Acres: 6,114,857

CDF FIRES TO DATE (STATE LANDS SRA)
NUMBER OF FIRES AND ACRES:
Interval Fires Acres
January 1, 2018 through December 2, 2018 6,228 876,225
January 1, 2017 through December 2, 2017 6,085 317,067
5 year average (same interval) 5,574 232,469
2018 Combined YTD (CALFIRE & US Forest Service) 7,510 1,671,313

Southern California Area (PL 2 )
No Reportable Incidents

Northern California Area (PL 1 )
No Reportable Incidents

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