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
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES BRINGING PERIODS OF SHOWERS FOR
TODAY. A BREAK IN THE WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY. LIMITED
MIXING IS EXPECTED FOR THE LOWER VALLEYS IN NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA
AND WESTERN NEVADA FOR THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS. ANOTHER CHANCE OF
SIERRA RAIN/SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING IN FOR THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK.


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

NVZ450-181500-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........49-59%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-25.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........51-61%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-26. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 41-46. LOWS 22-32.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-47.
LOWS 24-34. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 25-35. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54. LOWS 26-31.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52.

$$

CAZ272-181500-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-40.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16-21. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 20-30. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
37-42. LOWS 20-25. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-51. LOWS 26-36.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49.

$$

NVZ453-181500-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........53-63%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-29. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 22-32.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48.
LOWS 24-34. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS 26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 26-36.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-53.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-181500-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........69-79%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........62-72%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-26. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS 22-32.
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 35-45. LOWS
25-30. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 26-31. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 27-32.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48.

$$

CAZ271-181500-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........67-77%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-21.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........95-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........63-73%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS 18-23. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 23-33.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 34-44. LOWS 20-25.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 21-26. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 21-26.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48.

$$

CAZ273-181500-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
                     ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........10-20.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 14-24. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 14-24.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
37-47. LOWS 16-26. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS 17-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54. LOWS 19-29.

$$

NVZ459-181500-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
653 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........46-56%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-24. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
44-49. LOWS 21-31. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 39-49.
LOWS 24-34. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 25-35. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 51-56. LOWS 26-36.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED DEC 24 THROUGH TUE DEC 30)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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