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
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A couple of weak systems will bring light snow showers to the area
this weekend with breezy winds. Cool and dry conditions to follow
Tuesday into Wednesday with temperatures gradually warming toward the
end of the week. Weak inversions are likely to develop the middle
into the end of next week, reducing mixing heights.


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

NVZ450-251430-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........40-50%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........19-24.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the
                     morning, then chance of snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........48-58%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35 mph
                     shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 19-24. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 36-41. Lows 20-30. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 37-42.
Lows 19-29. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
39-44. Lows 18-28. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 43-48. Lows 20-30.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 43-53.

$$

CAZ272-251430-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-34.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                     increasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........13-23.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 65
                     mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........26-31.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........61-71%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph
                     with gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 14-24. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 27-32. Lows 14-24. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 28-33. Lows 10-20. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
32-37. Lows 9-19. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 41-46. Lows 12-22.

$$

NVZ453-251430-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-44.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........36-46%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........19-29.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 40 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow in the
                     morning, then chance of snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........42-52%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 20-30.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-47. Lows 22-32. Southwest
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 37-47. Lows
21-31. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
38-48. Lows 20-30. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 42-52. Lows 21-31.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 49-59.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-251430-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........46-56%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph with
                     gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......6500-7500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers through
                     the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........16-26.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Chance of
                     snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........54-64%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15-25. West winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 30-40. Lows 17-27. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 32-42. Lows 18-28. West winds
10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
34-44. Lows 17-27. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 38-48. Lows 20-30.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 43-53.

$$

CAZ271-251430-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-40.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........49-59%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......6000-7000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph after
                     midnight.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Chance of snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-38.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........57-67%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming north up to 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 11-21.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 30-40. Lows 10-20. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. Lows 11-21.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
35-45. Lows 10-20. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 40-50. Lows 13-23.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 45-55.

$$

CAZ273-251430-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........1-11.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
                     mph in the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 50 mph
                     increasing to 65 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow in the morning. Chance
                     of snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the morning.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 7-17. West
winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 34-44. Lows 7-17. Southwest
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 30-40. Lows
2-12. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34-44. Lows 1-11. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 39-49. Lows 4-14.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 43-53.

$$

NVZ459-251430-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
626 AM PST Fri Feb 24 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........30-40%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........18-28.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........81-91%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                     increasing to 40 mph after midnight.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........35-45%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
                     in the morning.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 20-30.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 40-45. Lows 21-31.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 38-48. Lows
20-30. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 39-49. Lows 18-28. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 44-54. Lows 21-31.
.THURSDAY...Sunny. Highs 52-62.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (FRI MAR 3 THROUGH THU MAR 9)
Above normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

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