Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE HAS BROUGHT COLDER AND MOISTER CONDITIONS
TO THE EASTERN SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA, WITH A WIDESPREAD LIGHT
SNOWFALL TODAY AND TONIGHT IN THE SIERRA AND FOR PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NEVADA. BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK, WITH MUCH WARMER CONDITIONS RETURNING
LATE NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVERHEAD.


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

NVZ450-011415-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                     SNOW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........45-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 18-23. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 46-51.
LOWS 17-27. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 18-28. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 17-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 54-59. LOWS 19-29.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-63.

$$

CAZ272-011415-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                     SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........15-25.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6-11. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-43.
LOWS 10-20. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 13-23. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 13-23. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 16-26.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 51-56.

$$

NVZ453-011415-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
                     AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS
21-31. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 18-28. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 15-25. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS 20-30.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-64.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-011415-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........47-57%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                     ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........19-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20
                     MPH IN THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 18-28. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52.
LOWS 18-28. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 15-25. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 52-57. LOWS 19-29.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-60.

$$

CAZ271-011415-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........29-39%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 16-26. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53.
LOWS 16-26. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 14-24. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 14-24. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 54-59. LOWS 15-25.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-61.

$$

CAZ273-011415-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                     LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11500-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
                     SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........40-50%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12000-12500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 8-18.
LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52.
LOWS 10-20. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
40-50. LOWS 10-20. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 10-20. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS 13-23.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-64.

$$

NVZ459-011415-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
603 AM PST SAT FEB 28 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING.

.SUNDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........41-51%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 17-27. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53.
LOWS 18-28. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
39-49. LOWS 19-29. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 16-26. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 19-29.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 53-63.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (SAT MAR 7 THROUGH FRI MAR 13)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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