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

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FNUS55 KREV 272200
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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...RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS MOVING EAST TODAY.
INCREASED WINDS TODAY WILL IMPROVE MIXING AND PUSH HIGH
TEMPERATURES TO NEAR RECORD LEVELS. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVES OVER THE REGION SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH SHOWERS POSSIBLE
LATE TONIGHT NORTH OF SUSANVILLE AND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ALONG THE
SIERRA CREST SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES
SETTLE IN BEHIND THIS TROUGH BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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

NVZ450-281230-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........66-76%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........64-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-25%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
                     MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31-41. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 32-42. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 32-42. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-69. LOWS 32-42. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 64-69. LOWS 30-35.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-65.

$$

CAZ272-281230-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........59-64.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........25-34%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
                     BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 63-68. LOWS 24-34. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-67. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-60. LOWS 21-26. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-61. LOWS 21-26.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 53-58.

$$

NVZ453-281230-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........65-75.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........14-24%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 33-43. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 71-81. LOWS 34-44. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 31-41. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 63-73. LOWS 29-39.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 56-66.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-281230-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........82-92%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     WEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
                     35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........60-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........16-25%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 64-74. LOWS 32-42. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 32-42. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 29-39. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-69. LOWS 26-36.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 54-64.

$$

CAZ271-281230-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........60-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........18-28%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65-75. LOWS 25-35. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 65-75. LOWS 26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 24-34. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 24-34.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-65.

$$

CAZ273-281230-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........23-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........76-86%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........64-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........9-19%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
                     BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11500-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-35. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 22-32. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 21-31. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 64-74. LOWS 22-32. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 63-73. LOWS 22-32.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-69.

$$

NVZ459-281230-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........56-66%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........66-76.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........12-21%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                     LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35-45. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 36-46. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 69-79. LOWS 36-46. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 34-44. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 31-41.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57-67.

$$

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (FRI APR 3 THROUGH THU APR 9) ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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