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
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.DISCUSSION...A VERY COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DROP INTO THE
REGION...PUSHING TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW NORMAL THIS WEEK AND
BRINGING A CHANCE OF SNOW TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. STRONG EAST WINDS
ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE SIERRA TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE NEAR THE WEST COAST AND MILDER TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN
BY THE WEEKEND.

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

NVZ450-301215-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........14-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-93%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH
                     WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
                     SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........25-30.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
7-12. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 23-28. LOWS 5-15. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 32-37. LOWS 7-17. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 10-20. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 14-24.

$$

CAZ272-301215-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........27-37%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........6-11.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........86-91%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........19-24.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........52-62%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO
                     15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
2 BELOW TO 3 ABOVE ZERO. NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 18-23. LOWS 3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO. EAST
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 27-32. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO.
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 4-14. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 8-18.

$$

NVZ453-301215-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-46.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........40-50%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........12-22.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........23-33.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 19-29. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 28-38. LOWS 5-15. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 10-20. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 15-25.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-301215-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-63%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........11-21.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........55-65%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 23-28. LOWS 3-13. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 8-18. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 10-20. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS 15-25.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47.

$$

CAZ271-301215-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........7-12.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
3-13. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 22-32. LOWS 1 BELOW TO 9 ABOVE ZERO.
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 32-37. LOWS 1-11. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 34-44. LOWS 7-17. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 12-22.

$$

CAZ273-301215-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........16-26%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 80 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........9-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-93%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........39-49%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 65 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 2-12.
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 17-27. LOWS 6 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE
ZERO. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 25-35. LOWS 4 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 5-15.

$$

NVZ459-301215-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
500 AM PST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........27-37%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........12-17.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-91%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
                     MPH BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........23-33.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
6-16. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 18-28. LOWS 3-13. NORTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 30-35. LOWS 5-15. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 37-42. LOWS 7-17. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 12-22.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON JAN 5 THROUGH SUN JAN 11)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

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