Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FNUS55 KREV 171315
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...
LIGHT EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW AND VALLEY INVERSIONS CREATE POOR
MIXING CONDITIONS THROUGH TODAY. A RETURN TO A VERY ACTIVE PATTERN
 IS LIKELY BY WEDNESDAY WITH MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN CHANGING
TO ALL SNOW THURSDAY. MUCH STRONGER WINDS AND IMPROVED MIXING
CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY STARTING WEDNESDAY.

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

NVZ450-181315-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                     PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........59-69%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........26-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                     CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........45-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 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........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 70 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 24-29. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 22-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 21-31. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 19-24.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 20-25.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 33-38.

$$

CAZ272-181315-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST 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........SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 95 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. LOWS 22-32. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 18-28. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-34. LOWS 17-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 16-26.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 29-34.

$$

NVZ453-181315-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE
                     MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........63-73%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                     CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 25-35. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 39-49.
LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 19-29.
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
36-46. LOWS 17-27. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 17-27.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-181315-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                     PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5000-6000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                     EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                     THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 33-43. LOWS 19-29.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 31-41. LOWS 16-26. SOUTH
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-39. LOWS 15-25.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 31-41. LOWS 15-25.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

CAZ271-181315-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FREEZING FOG IN THE
                     MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........56-66%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN
                     RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 21-31. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 32-42. LOWS 19-29. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-41. LOWS 13-23. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 34-39. LOWS 13-23. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 9-19.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 33-38.

$$

CAZ273-181315-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........14-24.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                     CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
                     OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........39-49%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 95 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.
* VENTILATION........FAIR.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45. LOWS 11-21.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 34-44. LOWS 8-18. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-42. LOWS 7-17.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 36-46. LOWS 8-18.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 34-44.

$$

NVZ459-181315-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
515 AM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY
                     FREEZING FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........POOR.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........23-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 25-35.
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 23-33. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 21-31.
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
35-45. LOWS 20-30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 20-30.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-45.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE JAN 24 THROUGH MON JAN 30)
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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