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
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Isolated to scattered snow showers linger over the region today. After
a brief dry period Friday...another storm system will begin moving into
the region late Saturday. This one will bring snow to many areas Sunday
and Monday. Below normal temperatures will settle over the region
through late next week.

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

NVZ450-241315-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                     in the morning.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                     evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........88-98%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........40-50%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......6500-7500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 19-24. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 38-43. Lows 19-24.
West winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 36-41. Lows 20-25. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-42. Lows 20-25.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
38-43. Lows 18-23.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 42-47.

$$

CAZ272-241315-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........26-31.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Scattered snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........2 below to 8 above zero.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph in
                     the evening becoming light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-33.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph with
                     gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7000-8000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Lows 13-23.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 28-33. Lows 12-22.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 27-32. Lows 14-24. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow likely. Highs 28-33. Lows 10-20. West winds 15 to
20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
30-35. Lows 10-20.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 34-39.

$$

NVZ453-241315-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........44-54%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
                     decreasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9500-10500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                     evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.

.FRIDAY...
* 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.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 19-29. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 36-46. Lows
20-30. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-47. Lows 20-30. Southwest
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 37-47. Lows
21-31. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
42-47. Lows 18-28.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 39-49.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-241315-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in
                     the morning.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........9-19.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph in the evening becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........46-56%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......6000-7000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 16-26. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 32-42. Lows 15-25.
Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 30-40. Lows 16-26. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 32-42. Lows 16-26.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
33-43. Lows 14-24.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 36-46.

$$

CAZ271-241315-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
                     morning, then isolated snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........48-58%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds up to 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning
                     becoming light.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........2 below to 8 above zero.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of 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.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Lows 11-21. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 32-42. Lows 8-18. North
winds around 10 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Snow likely. Highs 32-42. Lows 10-20.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
38-43. Lows 6-16.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 42-47.

$$

CAZ273-241315-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                     evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........3 below-13 below zero.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph in the evening becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest up to 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
* Mixing Height......8500-9500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 1-11. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 33-43. Lows 4-14.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 34-44. Lows 7-17. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Snow likely. Highs 34-44. Lows 5-15. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 35-45. Lows 4-14.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 39-49.

$$

NVZ459-241315-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
503 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in
                     the evening becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph in
                     the evening becoming light.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........30-40%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                     southwest in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25
                     mph.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 18-28. West winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 37-47. Lows 19-29.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 41-46.
Lows 20-30. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 41-46. Lows 16-26.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Highs 44-49.

$$

.8 to 14 day outlook for (THU MAR 2 THROUGH WED MAR 8)
Below normal temperatures and Near normal precipitation.

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$$

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