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
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.DISCUSSION...
COLDER TODAY WITH SOME AFTERNOON BREEZES. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH TUESDAY FOR A FEW SNOW SHOWERS NORTH OF I-80 AND CONTINUED
COLD TEMPERATURES THAT WILL LAST INTO WEDNESDAY. THE NEXT STORM THEN
ARRIVES THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS, RAIN AND SNOW. THE
PATTERN WILL REMAIN UNSETTLED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.


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

NVZ450-061330-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,
                     THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........31-41%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 9-14. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 15-25. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 27-37. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 51-56. LOWS
28-38. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 25-35.

$$

CAZ272-061330-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........14-24.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 85
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........32-37.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 95 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 35 TO 55 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5-15. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 27-32.
LOWS 12-22. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS 24-34. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS
26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
36-46. LOWS 23-33.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 36-46.

$$

NVZ453-061330-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........32-42%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6-16. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 26-36. LOWS 15-25. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 28-38. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS
28-38. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 24-34.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-061330-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........42-52%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........32-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 6-16. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 25-35. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 27-37. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
27-37. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
38-48. LOWS 24-34.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 38-48.

$$

CAZ271-061330-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........38-48%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........13-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........30-40.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........38-48%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 30 TO 40 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 5-15. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 27-37. LOWS 13-23. SOUTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...RAIN WITH POSSIBLE SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN. HIGHS 36-46.
LOWS 21-31. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 21-31. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 19-29.

$$

CAZ273-061330-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........11-21%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........9-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 95
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-27%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 35 TO 55 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 100 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 85 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 35 TO 55 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 1-11. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
HIGHS 34-39. LOWS 6-16. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 19-29. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 17-27.

$$

NVZ459-061330-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
516 AM PST MON DEC 5 2016

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........22-32%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........24-34%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 8-18. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
HIGHS 29-39. LOWS 14-24. EAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN, LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS
27-37. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 24-34.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
46-56.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON DEC 12 THROUGH SUN DEC 18)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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