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 PST FRI FEB 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...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND
NEVADA TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. BREEZY CONDITIONS TODAY WILL BE
FOLLOWED BY COLDER TEMPERATURES AND WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
SIERRA AND LOWER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
NEVADA TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.


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

NVZ450-281415-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........24-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
                     SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 21-26.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 18-28. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 46-51. LOWS
17-27. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS
19-24. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 18-23.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 50-55.

$$

CAZ272-281415-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........32-37.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........60-70%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 18-28.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 12-22. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-43. LOWS
12-22. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS
9-14. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS 9-14.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 43-48.

$$

NVZ453-281415-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........27-37.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 22-32.
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS 20-30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS
21-31. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
37-47. LOWS 19-29. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 18-28.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 45-55.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-281415-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........24-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
19-29. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS 18-28. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
18-28. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
36-46. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 15-25.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 49-54.

$$

CAZ271-281415-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
18-28. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS 16-26. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS
16-26. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
38-48. LOWS 14-24. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 14-24.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 51-56.

$$

CAZ273-281415-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH
                     DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........35-45%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     IN THE MORNING.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11500-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
8-18. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
10-20. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS
10-20. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS 10-20.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 48-58.

$$

NVZ459-281415-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........25-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
                     SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........45-55%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 23-33.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 43-53. LOWS 20-30. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
20-30. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 18-28.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 48-58.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (FRI MAR 6 THROUGH THU MAR 12)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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