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
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Light winds with dry conditions are expected today before the next
storm arrives Friday. More rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are
expected. Another brief break will occur late Saturday into Saturday
night with another storm Sunday afternoon through Monday. That storm
will be colder, but with less wind.


Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://weather.gov/reno

NVZ450-241245-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-60.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........27-37%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph with
                     gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-39.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........79-89%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                     increasing to 50 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-60.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     increasing to southwest 15 to 25 mph with
                     gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     increasing to 75 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows 32-37. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 50-55. Lows
30-40. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Highs 51-56. Lows 26-36. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 46-51. Lows 26-36.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 52-57. Lows 27-32.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 59-64.

$$

CAZ272-241245-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-47.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........25-30.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph
                     increasing to 65 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Chance of snow in the morning, then snow with
                     rain likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........39-49.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........54-64%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph
                     increasing to southwest 15 to 25 mph with
                     gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 35 to 55 mph with gusts to 85
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow and rain. Lows 21-26. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 39-44. Lows
20-30. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow and rain likely. Highs 35-45. Lows 20-30. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 37-42. Lows 18-28. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 41-51. Lows 19-29.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48-58.

$$

NVZ453-241245-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-60.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-35%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-40.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........79-89%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
                     mph in the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                     increasing to 45 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Slight
                     chance of rain in the morning, then chance of
                     rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-66.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-41%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                     increasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows 35-45. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 49-59. Lows
32-42. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 52-62. Lows 32-42.
West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 45-55. Lows 31-41.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 50-60. Lows 30-40.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 56-66.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-241245-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-59.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........33-43%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-35.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     increasing to 50 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Chance of snow and rain in the morning, then
                     rain and snow likely in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-59.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........48-58%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph
                     increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 20 to 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow likely. Lows 30-40. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 45-55.
Lows 29-39. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Highs 46-56. Lows 27-37. Southwest
winds 20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 42-52. Lows 27-37.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 46-56. Lows 27-37.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 54-64.

$$

CAZ271-241245-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
                     with gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........24-29.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                     increasing to 50 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow and rain likely in the morning, then rain
                     and snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-54.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph
                     increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 25 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Rain and snow. Lows 26-36. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 42-52. Lows
21-31. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Highs 41-51. Lows 21-31. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 40-50. Lows
19-29. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 46-56. Lows 19-29.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 51-61.

$$

CAZ273-241245-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........23-33%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......9500-10500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........22-32.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 45 mph
                     shifting to the southwest 20 to 30 mph with
                     gusts to 65 mph after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the
                     morning, then snow and rain likely in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-41%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to southwest
                     15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 50
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 30 to 50 mph. Gusts up to 80 mph
                     increasing to 100 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......10500-11500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Snow with showers likely. Lows 24-34. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 45-55. Lows
19-29. West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 45-55. Lows
19-29. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 41-51. Lows
17-27. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48-58. Lows 17-27.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 55-65.

$$

NVZ459-241245-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
531 AM PDT Thu Mar 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........51-61.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-31%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-36.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                     in the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph
                     after midnight.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Slight
                     chance of rain in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-67.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-35%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph.
* Mixing Height......9500-10500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Showers likely. Lows 35-45. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 49-59. Lows
33-43. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 51-61. Lows 33-43.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 46-56. Lows 31-41.
Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 50-60. Lows 30-40.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 56-66.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Thu Mar 30 through Wed Apr 5)
Near normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

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$$

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