Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KREV 161306
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW AND VALLEY INVERSIONS CREATE POOR
MIXING CONDITIONS THROUGH TUESDAY. A RETURN TO A VERY ACTIVE PATTERN
IS LIKELY BY WEDNESDAY WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN CHANGING TO
ALL SNOW THURSDAY. MUCH STRONGER WINDS AND IMPROVED MIXING
CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY STARTING WEDNESDAY.

NOTE:  PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS
       HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

NVZ450-171315-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-36.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-25.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........59-69%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26-31. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 25-30.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 22-32. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 34-39. LOWS 19-24. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-39. LOWS
18-23.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-40.

$$

CAZ272-171315-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-24. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 41-46. LOWS 19-24. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 19-29. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 29-34. LOWS 16-26. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 30-35. LOWS 16-26.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 31-36.

$$

NVZ453-171315-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........65-75%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE
                     MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........63-73%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS
24-34. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS
21-31. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-44. LOWS 18-28.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
36-46. LOWS 17-27.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 36-46.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-171315-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........17-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST UP TO 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS
22-32. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
23-33. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 33-43. LOWS
20-30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 16-26. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-39. LOWS 16-26.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 30-40.

$$

CAZ271-171315-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........52-62%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST UP TO 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....EAST UP TO 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........14-24.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........56-66%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS
25 TO 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 32-42. LOWS 17-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 12-22. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-39. LOWS 12-22.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 34-39.

$$

CAZ273-171315-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........4 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14-24. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
15-25. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45. LOWS 12-22.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 33-43. LOWS 8-18. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33-43. LOWS 6-16.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45.

$$

NVZ459-171315-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
506 AM PST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........52-62%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........17-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23-33. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 44-54.
LOWS 25-35. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS
24-34. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-44. LOWS 20-30.
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
36-46. LOWS 20-30.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45.

$$

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON JAN 23 THROUGH SUN JAN 29)
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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