Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

NOTE:  THIS IS A RETRANSMISSION OF THE MORNING FORECAST... IT IS NOT
AN UPDATE. THE FORECAST IS ISSUED ONCE DAILY BY 730 AM IN THE OFFSEASON.


.DISCUSSION...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THE REST OF THE WEEK WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND
SMALL HAIL. WARMER TEMPERATURES AND DECREASING SHOWER AND STORM
COVERAGE WILL RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

NVZ450-051230-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-45.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........75-85%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                     LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
                     AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........61-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39-44.
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 37-47. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57-67.
LOWS 37-47. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
62-72. LOWS 38-48. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 39-49.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 73-83.

$$

CAZ272-051230-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........30-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                     LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
                     AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........50-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS...CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 30-35.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 29-34. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
48-58. LOWS 28-33. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS
28-33.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 63-73.

$$

NVZ453-051230-
WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........76-86%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                     THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........66-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........25-35%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41-46. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 60-70. LOWS 40-50. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 59-69.
LOWS 39-49. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
64-74. LOWS 38-48. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 70-80. LOWS 39-49.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 73-83.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-051230-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
                     AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........60-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-50.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60-70. LOWS
40-50. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 59-69.
LOWS 39-49. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
64-74. LOWS 39-44. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 39-49.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 75-80.

$$

CAZ271-051230-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-46.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
                     AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........55-65.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 31-36.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS
34-44. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57-67.
LOWS 34-44. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
62-72. LOWS 29-34. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 34-44.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 71-81.

$$

CAZ273-051230-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........53-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........23-33%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                     10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14000-15000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 30-40.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWER AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 53-63. LOWS 30-40.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 30-40.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 29-39. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65-75. LOWS 29-39.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 70-80.

$$

NVZ459-051230-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........72-82%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                     THROUGH THE DAY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........59-69.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 10
                     TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......13000-14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 40-45. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 39-49. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 56-66.
LOWS 38-43. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
59-69. LOWS 38-43. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 70-80. LOWS 38-43.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 72-82.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED MAY 11 THROUGH TUE MAY 17)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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