Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...

Showers and thunderstorms are beginning to develop this afternoon.
Localized heavy rain will be possible, but generally storms will be
drier than storms the past few days. New lightning starts are
possible outside of wet cores, but a widespread outbreak is unlikely.
Drier conditions with more typical westerly afternoon breezes are
expected Thursday and Friday. High pressure strengthens across the
west for the weekend with a significant warming trend expected.


Note:  Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds.
Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev

NVZ450-241500-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........50-60.
*   Mid Slope........51-61.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
*   Mid Slope........45-55%.
*   24 hr trend......15% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                     the evening.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-93.
*   Mid Slope........81-91.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-23%.
*   Mid Slope........16-24%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southeast around 10
                     mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......15000-16000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........48-58.
*   Mid Slope........52-62.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
*   Mid Slope........39-49%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the evening.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........89-95.
*   Mid Slope........84-94.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-20%.
*   Mid Slope........13-21%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming south around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16500-17500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 50-60. West winds around 10 mph in the
evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 91-101. Lows 50-60. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 92-100. Lows 52-62.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 92-98.

$$

CAZ272-241500-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear. Isolated
                     showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-50.
*   Mid Slope........43-53.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........82-92%.
*   Mid Slope........57-67%.
*   24 hr trend......9% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-82.
*   Mid Slope........69-77.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........24-34%.
*   Mid Slope........27-37%.
*   24 hr trend......2% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......15000-16000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........39-49.
*   Mid Slope........43-53.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........81-91%.
*   Mid Slope........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in
                     the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph decreasing to around 10 mph after
                     midnight.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........75-83.
*   Mid Slope........70-80.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-31%.
*   Mid Slope........23-33%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16500-17500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 42-52. West winds around 10 mph in the
evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 79-89. Lows 42-52. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 80-88. Lows 43-53.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 79-89.

$$

NVZ453-241500-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid Slope........53-63.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........62-72%.
*   Mid Slope........43-53%.
*   24 hr trend......12% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                     after midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-97.
*   Mid Slope........85-95.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........11-19%.
*   Mid Slope........13-18%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......14500-15500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid Slope........53-63.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........54-64%.
*   Mid Slope........35-45%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........89-99.
*   Mid Slope........88-98.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-16%.
*   Mid Slope........11-16%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16000-17000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 54-64. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 94-104. Lows 54-64. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 94-103. Lows 56-66.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-241500-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming clear. Isolated
                     showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
*   Mid Slope........51-61.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........73-83%.
*   Mid Slope........49-59%.
*   24 hr trend......11% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........82-92.
*   Mid Slope........77-87.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-21%.
*   Mid Slope........16-22%.
*   24 hr trend......2% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......15000-16000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........45-55.
*   Mid Slope........49-59.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........75-85%.
*   Mid Slope........43-53%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     decreasing to 20 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the
                     northwest around 10 mph after midnight. Gusts
                     up to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid Slope........82-90.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........11-16%.
*   Mid Slope........12-17%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                     southwest with gusts to 20 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........North winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     shifting to the south in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16500-17500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 47-57. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 93-103. Lows 47-57. West
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 90-100. Lows 48-58.

$$

CAZ271-241500-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear. Isolated
                     showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........41-51.
*   Mid Slope........45-55.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........77-87%.
*   Mid Slope........53-63%.
*   24 hr trend......14% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-89.
*   Mid Slope........77-85.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-24%.
*   Mid Slope........18-26%.
*   24 hr trend......3% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southwest around 10
                     mph with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16500-17500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-50.
*   Mid Slope........44-54.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........78-88%.
*   Mid Slope........48-58%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph in
                     the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph decreasing to around 10 mph after
                     midnight.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........84-92.
*   Mid Slope........79-89.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-19%.
*   Mid Slope........13-21%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southwest around 10
                     mph with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......17500-18500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 41-51. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the
evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 88-98. Lows 41-51. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 87-96. Lows 43-53.

$$

CAZ273-241500-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming clear. Scattered
                     showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-50.
*   Mid Slope........42-52.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........78-88%.
*   Mid Slope........59-69%.
*   24 hr trend......8% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                     northeast after midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................3.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........79-89.
*   Mid Slope........73-83.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming south around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......16000-17000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-50.
*   Mid Slope........43-53.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........80-90%.
*   Mid Slope........55-65%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                     southeast after midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........81-91.
*   Mid Slope........75-85.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-25%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming south around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......17500-18500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 43-53. West winds around 10 mph in the
evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 86-96. Lows 43-53. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 85-95. Lows 44-54.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 84-94.

$$

NVZ459-241500-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
148 PM PDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear. Isolated
                     showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid Slope........52-62.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........62-72%.
*   Mid Slope........48-58%.
*   24 hr trend......17% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds around 10 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...20%.

.THURSDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........86-96.
*   Mid Slope........82-92.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-21%.
*   Mid Slope........13-21%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southeast around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........East winds around 10 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......15000-16000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
*   Mid Slope........52-62.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........57-67%.
*   Mid Slope........39-49%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds around 10 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........87-97.
*   Mid Slope........84-94.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-19%.
*   Mid Slope........10-19%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......16500-17500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 54-64. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 92-102. Lows 54-64.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 92-101. Lows 55-65.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 91-100.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Thu Aug 31 through Wed Sep 6)
Above normal temperatures and Near normal precipitation.

=
$$

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