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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Snow and wind will decrease today as a winter storm exits and high
pressure builds across the area for Saturday. A weaker system will
bring some light snow Sunday and Monday with a stronger and wetter
storm for mid next week.

Note:  Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds.
Note:  Mixing Heights are in feet above ground level of the valley floors.
Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev

NVZ450-200030-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-43.
*   Mid Slope........32-41.
*   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........40-50%.
*   Mid Slope........40-50%.
*   24 hr trend......12% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts to 35 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph becoming west 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
                     30 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......3100-3900 ft agl increasing to 5600-6600 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........20-26.
*   Mid Slope........19-26.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........78-88%.
*   Mid Slope........70-80%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......2800-3800 ft agl decreasing to 1500-2500 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-39.
*   Mid Slope........31-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid Slope........31-41%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1400-1900 ft agl increasing to 4100-5100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair increasing to very good in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 20-27. West winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 38-43. Lows
20-30. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 43-49. Lows 25-33.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Highs 45-51. Lows 25-34. South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Brisk. Chance of snow and rain. Highs
47-53. Lows 25-34.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
36-41.

$$

CAZ272-200030-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-35.
*   Mid Slope........26-31.
*   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........56-66%.
*   Mid Slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 30 mph in the
                     morning.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 40 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.
* Mixing Height......2500-3300 ft agl increasing to 4100-5100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........14-23.
*   Mid Slope........13-18.
*   24 hr trend......9 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
*   Mid Slope........83-93%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.
* Mixing Height......2300-3300 ft agl decreasing to 1600-2600 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-33.
*   Mid Slope........24-32.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
*   Mid Slope........49-59%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming north around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1300-1800 ft agl increasing to 4600-5400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair increasing to good in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 16-25. West winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 31-36. Lows 16-26. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 34-39. Lows
19-29. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
35-40. Lows 19-29. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Brisk. Snow likely. Highs 38-43. Lows 21-31.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 33-38.

$$

NVZ453-200030-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........39-47.
*   Mid Slope........36-46.
*   24 hr trend......19 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........38-48%.
*   Mid Slope........42-52%.
*   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the
                     northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts
                     to 45 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......2900-3900 ft agl increasing to 5600-6600 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........19-28.
*   Mid Slope........18-27.
*   24 hr trend......10 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........77-87%.
*   Mid Slope........73-83%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2400-3400 ft agl decreasing to 1400-1900 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-43.
*   Mid Slope........34-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
*   Mid Slope........40-50%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1000-1500 ft agl increasing to 4800-5800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Fair increasing to excellent in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 16-26. Northwest winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 40-48. Lows
16-26. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 43-51. Lows
23-33. Slope winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Highs 43-53. Lows 23-33. South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 45-55.
Lows 23-33.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
36-46.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-200030-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-43.
*   Mid Slope........30-38.
*   24 hr trend......18 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........45-55%.
*   Mid Slope........48-58%.
*   24 hr trend......13% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 35 mph in the
                     morning.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph
                     decreasing to 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......3600-4300 ft agl increasing to 4400-5400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........15-25.
*   Mid Slope........16-24.
*   24 hr trend......6 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........85-95%.
*   Mid Slope........83-93%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2200-3200 ft agl decreasing to 1200-1700 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-41.
*   Mid Slope........29-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........45-55%.
*   Mid Slope........47-57%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1400-1900 ft agl increasing to 4000-5000 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Lows 18-27. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 36-44. Lows 18-28.
South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 37-47. Lows 20-30.
West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 38-48. Lows
20-30. South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 40-50.
Lows 21-31.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
33-41.

$$

CAZ271-200030-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-39.
*   Mid Slope........30-36.
*   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
*   Mid Slope........58-68%.
*   24 hr trend......10% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......3200-4100 ft agl increasing to 3600-4600 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........12-22.
*   Mid Slope........12-22.
*   24 hr trend......7 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
*   Mid Slope........90-100%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......1700-2200 ft agl decreasing to 700-1200 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10-15 mph.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow showers in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-39.
*   Mid Slope........30-36.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
*   Mid Slope........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-1100 ft agl increasing to 3500-4500 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Poor increasing to good in the afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 14-24. West winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow likely. Highs 34-41. Lows 14-24. South winds 10 to
15 mph.
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Chance of showers. Highs 37-45. Lows 19-29.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow and rain. Highs 38-46. Lows
19-29. South winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow and rain likely. Highs 38-46. Lows 17-27.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 34-40.

$$

CAZ273-200030-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Snow showers in the morning, then scattered
                     snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-43.
*   Mid Slope........28-38.
*   24 hr trend......16 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........34-44%.
*   Mid Slope........35-45%.
*   24 hr trend......8% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 70
                     mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                     50 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70%.
* Mixing Height......2900-3900 ft agl increasing to 4400-5400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........12-22.
*   Mid Slope........10-20.
*   24 hr trend......13 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........77-87%.
*   Mid Slope........70-80%.
*   24 hr trend......9% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......4000-5000 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-40.
*   Mid Slope........24-34.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-35%.
*   Mid Slope........29-39%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 50 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3300-4300 ft agl increasing to 4800-5800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....North 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest
                     20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10-20. Northwest winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 35-45. Lows 10-20.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 38-48. Lows
18-28. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs 42-50. Lows 18-28. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow. Highs 41-51. Lows 19-29.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
34-44.

$$

NVZ459-200030-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
515 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-48.
*   Mid Slope........35-45.
*   24 hr trend......20 degrees cooler.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........35-45%.
*   Mid Slope........32-42%.
*   24 hr trend......18% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts to 50 mph
                     decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......2800-3600 ft agl increasing to 4000-5000 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........19-27.
*   Mid Slope........18-26.
*   24 hr trend......11 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........73-83%.
*   Mid Slope........68-78%.
*   24 hr trend......11% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 20 mph shifting to the
                     northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts
                     to 35 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3100-4100 ft agl decreasing to 2100-3100 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....North 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.

.SATURDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-42.
*   Mid Slope........31-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid Slope........29-39%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2200-3200 ft agl increasing to 5200-6000 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good increasing to excellent in the
                     afternoon.


.Extended...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Lows 19-27. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow. Highs 39-47. Lows
19-29. South winds around 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 42-50. Lows
23-33. Slope winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 44-53. Lows 24-33. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain and snow. Highs 47-55.
Lows 23-33.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
38-46.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Fri Jan 26 through Thu Feb 1)
Near normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
$$

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