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|Sunrise 6:59AM||Sunset 4:43PM||Wednesday December 11, 2019 9:39 PM PST (05:39 UTC)||Moonrise 5:35PM||Moonset 7:22AM||Illumination 100%|
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Area Discussion for - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford, CA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
FXUS66 KHNX 120008 AFDHNX
Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Hanford CA 408 PM PST Wed Dec 11 2019
SYNOPSIS. A moist flow may bring some light precipitation over the high sierra tonight. Otherwise high pressure will provide dry weather with dense fog possible across the San Joaquin Valley. Another Pacific storm system is expected to bring more wet weather Friday night through the weekend, mainly over the mountains.
DISCUSSION. Fog and stratus clouds was slow to clear in the SJ Valley today due to a lot of mid and upper level cloud cover. Temperatures in the central valley remained cooler than forecasted due to the low stratus clouds. The higher resolutions models indicate some light precipitation mainly over the higher elevations of the sierra tonight. Warm advection along a moist westerly flow will combine with disturbance pushing through central CA tonight. Rain potential will be mainly over the high sierra. Fog will continue to threaten the valley but should be less widespread due to the extensive upper level clouds and disturbance pushing through tonight. Think fog potential will continue through Friday morning before the next weather system. While the storm track will remain over the Pacific Northwest and northern CA the next couple of days, it will begin to shift south on Friday as the upper ridge gives way to an approaching trough from the north. Precipitation is expected to be focused around Yosemite Friday night and then spread south down to Kern County on Saturday afternoon. Snow levels should lower late Saturday and Sunday as a colder disturbance moves through. Lingering upslope showers may continue into Sunday. QPF is around half inch liquid around Yosemite NP tapering to around a quarter inch for Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP and only a few hundredths to a tenth of an inch in Kern County. Snow levels will begin above 8000 feet in Yosemite NP on Friday night then lower to near 6000 feet Saturday with up to 6 to 10 inches inches of new snowfall. Little rainfall is expected over the SJ Valley with trace amounts to a few hundredths, mainly along the eastern side of the valley. Dry weather is forecast Sunday night through Tuesday as upper ridging builds in from the Pacific.
AVIATION. In the San Joaquin Valley, areas of IFR/LIFR in fog and low clouds through 18z Thursday. In the Sierra Nevada and adjacent foothills, areas of mountain obscuring IFR in low clouds thru 20z thu. Otherwise, VFR conditions expected across the central CA interior for the next 24 hours.
AIR QUALITY ISSUES. On Wednesday December 11 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. None.
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|Fresno, Fresno Air Terminal, CA||33 mi||46 min||N 0||4.00 mi||Fog/Mist||51°F||48°F||89%||1024.3 hPa|
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