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
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL BE MILD TODAY BEFORE A VERY COLD
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PUSHES TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL THIS WEEK
AND BRINGS A CHANCE OF SNOW MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. STRONG EAST
WINDS ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE SIERRA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

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

NVZ450-291230-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........13-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........75-85%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........34-44%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 14-19.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 24-29. LOWS
10-20. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 24-29. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 7-17. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 10-20.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-45.

$$

CAZ272-291230-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........36-44%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........4-9.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-39.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 6-11.
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 20-25. LOWS
2-12. EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 18-23. LOWS 3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO. EAST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 26-31. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 4-14.

$$

NVZ453-291230-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........13-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........32-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
12-22. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
22-32. LOWS 6-16. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 20-30. LOWS 3-13. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 28-38. LOWS 5-15. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 39-44. LOWS 11-21.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-291230-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........42-52%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........14-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........30-40.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
                     15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 11-21.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
19-29. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 19-29. LOWS 2-12. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 8-18. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 39-44. LOWS 11-21.

$$

CAZ271-291230-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........41-51%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........10-15.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........38-48%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                     LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 7-12.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
20-30. LOWS 2 BELOW TO 8 ABOVE ZERO. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 22-32. LOWS 3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 1-11. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 7-17.

$$

CAZ273-291230-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........22-32%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........8-18.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........18-28%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 9-19. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 21-31. LOWS
3-13. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 18-28. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE
ZERO. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 25-35. LOWS 4 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47.

$$

NVZ459-291230-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
500 AM PST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........26-36%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........12-17.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........70-85%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

.MONDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
12-17. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
23-33. LOWS 8-18. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 19-29. LOWS 3-13. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 30-35. LOWS 5-15. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 7-17.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 41-46.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (SUN JAN 4 THROUGH SAT JAN 10)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

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