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|Sunrise 7:00AM||Sunset 4:44PM||Saturday December 14, 2019 9:25 PM PST (05:25 UTC)||Moonrise 8:22PM||Moonset 10:20AM||Illumination 88%|
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Hanford CA 157 PM PST Sat Dec 14 2019
SYNOPSIS. An upper level system will usher in cooler air, light precipitation, and gusty desert winds this afternoon through early Sunday. Ridging Monday and Tuesday will keep weather quiet before another possible storm system impacts Central California during the middle of next week.
DISCUSSION. WV showing a fast westerly jet stream extending from 150W all the way through central CA and east into the central CONUS. This jet is moving southward as an upper trough deepens over CA in response to an upper shortwave pushing into northwestern CA. This shortwave is progged to drop southeast through the Great Basin tonight as an inside slider and provide the mountains with a chance of light precipitation and bring a period a strong winds to the Kern County Deserts and the Tehachapi areas where a Wind Advisory remains in effect through Sunday morning.
Once the aforementioned shortwave moves well east of the area Sunday night a dry upper ridge will build into CA and provide for a couple of days with dry weather with frosty mornings as a cool and dry airmass settles in over our area. The drier airmass will limit fog development in the San Joaquin Valley although some patchy fog will still be possible around sunrise on Monday and Tuesday.
Progs are indicating the next trough now moves into central CA Tuesday night and Wednesday although RH progs are indicating that this system will be somewhat moisture deficient with QPF progs indicating a tenth of an inch of liquid precipitation over the Sierra with just a few hundredths of an inch if any over the San Joaquin Valley.
The medium range models and ensemble means are indicating another dry ridge moves inland over CA on Thursday and Friday for a warming and drying trend across the area. This will be followed by a potentially strong low pressure system which will is progged to impact our area next weekend. The models are still showing differences with regard to the strength and timing of this system. We will probably have a better idea with regards to impacts to our area from this system by early next week.
AVIATION. Mountain obscuring IFR in the Sierra Nevada and Kern County Mountains. Wind gusts over 40 knots possible over the Kern County Mountains and Deserts thru 15z Sunday. Local MVFR in low clouds and showers in the San Joaquin Valley and Sierra foothills. Otherwise, VFR conditions expected elsewhere across the central CA interior for the next 24 hours.
AIR QUALITY ISSUES. On Sunday December 15 2019 . Fireplace/Wood Stove Burning Status is: No Burning Unless Registered in Fresno and Kern Counties. Further information is available at Valleyair.org
The level of certainty for days 1 and 2 is medium. The level of certainty for days 3 through 7 is medium.
Certainty levels include low . medium . and high. Please visit www.weather.gov/hnx/certainty.html for additional information an/or to provide feedback.
HNX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. Wind Advisory until 7 AM PST Sunday for CAZ196-198-199.
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