Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT FOR MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES DUE TO GUSTY WINDS
AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will produce above average temperatures with poor
humidity recovery on mid slopes and ridges through tonight.
Better mixing for Wednesday before a Pacific storm arrives for
Thursday and Friday. Strong and gusty winds are expected late
Thursday into Thursday night with critical conditions possible for
the Eastern Sierra. Localized wetting rains possible Friday
morning in the Sierra north of Lake Tahoe to the Oregon Border.


Note:  Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds.
Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev

NVZ450-180045-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Haze in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........73-79.
*   Mid Slope........69-77.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-17%.
*   Mid Slope........11-18%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 3-6 mph becoming Southwest around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......12500-13500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
*   Mid Slope........32-42.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........76-86%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                     the evening.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-78.
*   Mid Slope........66-76.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-20%.
*   Mid Slope........13-23%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......11500-12500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds around 10 mph
in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 68-76. Lows 33-43.
Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 56-64. Lows 24-34.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Highs 62-70. Lows 24-34. Slope winds.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs 69-75. Lows 27-37.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 71-77.

$$

CAZ272-180045-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Haze in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........63-69.
*   Mid Slope........60-66.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-20%.
*   Mid Slope........10-20%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 3-6 mph becoming Southwest around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......11000-12000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........24-34.
*   Mid Slope........31-41.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........67-77%.
*   Mid Slope........24-34%.
*   24 hr trend......5-10% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                     in the evening.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........62-68.
*   Mid Slope........56-65.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-25%.
*   Mid Slope........17-27%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......12000-13000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 27-37. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 58-63. Lows 27-37.
Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph.
.FRIDAY...Rain likely and a chance of snow. Highs 47-53. Lows 19-29.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Highs 56-61. Lows 19-29. Slope winds.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 61-71. Lows 22-32.

$$

NVZ453-180045-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-79.
*   Mid Slope........69-77.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-16%.
*   Mid Slope........10-15%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......11000-12000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........26-36.
*   Mid Slope........30-40.
*   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........48-58%.
*   Mid Slope........22-32%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds around 10 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-79.
*   Mid Slope........68-76.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-20%.
*   Mid Slope........11-19%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......9500-10500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 34-44. South winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 69-79. Lows
34-44. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 56-66. Lows 25-35.
West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Highs 61-69. Lows 25-35. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs 66-74. Lows 29-39.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 69-77.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-180045-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........69-77.
*   Mid Slope........67-73.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-17%.
*   Mid Slope........9-17%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......11000-12000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........24-34.
*   Mid Slope........28-38.
*   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........53-63%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......3% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........67-76.
*   Mid Slope........63-71.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-18%.
*   Mid Slope........13-18%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......10500-11500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 31-41. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 65-75. Lows 31-41.
Southwest winds 30 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 52-62. Lows
22-32. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 57-67. Lows
22-32. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs 63-73. Lows 26-36.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 66-76.

$$

CAZ271-180045-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming sunny. Haze in the
                     morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........68-76.
*   Mid Slope........66-72.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-18%.
*   Mid Slope........8-18%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......10000-11000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........18-28.
*   Mid Slope........29-39.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
*   Mid Slope........26-36%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                     in the evening.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-74.
*   Mid Slope........63-71.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........11-21%.
*   Mid Slope........13-23%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southwest around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......10500-11500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 24-34. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Rain likely. Highs 59-69. Lows 24-34. Southwest winds
30 to 35 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 49-59. Lows
19-29. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 57-67. Lows 19-29. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 66-76. Lows 21-31.

$$

CAZ273-180045-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........61-71.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-19%.
*   Mid Slope........11-21%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 3-6 mph becoming Southwest around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......14500-15500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........21-31.
*   Mid Slope........28-38.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........57-67%.
*   Mid Slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......5-10% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in
                     the evening.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........60-70.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-24%.
*   Mid Slope........17-27%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......14500-15500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 26-36. Downslope 2 to 5 mph becoming
southwest around 10 mph after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 65-75. Lows
26-36. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow and a slight chance of rain.
Highs 55-65. Lows 17-27. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Highs 59-69. Lows 17-27. Slope winds.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Highs 65-75. Lows 20-30.
.MONDAY...Sunny. Highs 67-77.

$$

NVZ459-180045-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
550 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Haze in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-78.
*   Mid Slope........69-77.
*   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........6-15%.
*   Mid Slope........6-15%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......13000-14000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
*   Mid Slope........32-42.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........43-53%.
*   Mid Slope........25-35%.
*   24 hr trend......little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........70-79.
*   Mid Slope........66-76.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-22%.
*   Mid Slope........16-22%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming
                     upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds around 10 mph.
* Haines Index.......4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......12000-13000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows 33-43. Downslope 2 to 5 mph becoming
south around 10 mph after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 70-80. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 57-67. Lows
22-32. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Highs 61-71. Lows 22-32. Slope winds.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Clear. Highs 69-79. Lows 26-36.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Tue Oct 24 through Mon Oct 30)
Above normal temperatures and Little or no precipitation.

=
$$

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