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
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.DISCUSSION...
A couple of weak systems will bring light snow showers to the area
this weekend with breezy winds Sunday. Cool and dry conditions to
follow Tuesday into Wednesday with temperatures gradually warming
toward the end of the week. Weak inversions are likely to develop the
middle into the end of next week, reducing mixing heights.


Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
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NVZ450-261445-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
                     morning, then scattered snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-40.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........46-56%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph in the morning becoming light.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........17-22.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-43.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph increasing to 15 to
                     25 mph with gusts to 45 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph with
                     gusts to 75 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 21-26.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 37-42. Lows
17-27. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
39-44. Lows 15-25. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 44-49. Lows 18-28. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 44-54. Lows 22-32.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 49-59.

$$

CAZ272-261445-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Scattered
                     snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-32.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........60-70%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph in the morning becoming light.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Scattered snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........6-16.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-34.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........57-67%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                     40 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph increasing to 30 to 50 mph with gusts to
                     90 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 25 to 35 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely. Lows 15-25. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 28-33. Lows
9-19. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
32-37. Lows 7-17. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 37-42. Lows 10-20. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 41-46. Lows 14-24.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 44-49.

$$

NVZ453-261445-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming cloudy. Scattered
                     snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming northwest up to 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds. Gusts up to 35 mph in the morning.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........14-24.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........88-98%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-47.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........45-55%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds up to 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     increasing to southwest 10 to 20 mph with
                     gusts to 45 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     80 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 23-33.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 37-47. Lows
20-30. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
38-48. Lows 18-28. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 43-53. Lows 20-30. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 48-58. Lows 24-34.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 53-63.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-261445-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........53-63%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-21.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........89-99%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........57-67%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
                     45 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph shifting to the west 20 to 30 mph with
                     gusts to 55 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely. Lows 17-27. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 32-42. Lows
17-27. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
34-44. Lows 16-26. West winds around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 39-49. Lows 18-28. Light winds.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 47-57. Lows 23-33.

$$

CAZ271-261445-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Cloudy. Scattered snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........52-62%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph in the morning becoming light.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........5-15.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-40.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........55-65%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds around 10 mph increasing to
                     southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     70 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......7500-8500 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Excellent.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely. Lows 12-22. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. Lows
10-20. West winds around 10 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
35-45. Lows 9-19. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 41-51. Lows 12-22. Light winds.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 49-59. Lows 16-26.

$$

CAZ273-261445-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........30-40.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........39-49%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds up to 10 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 35 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 20 to 30 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
                     evening, then isolated snow showers after
                     midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........1-11.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........90-100%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph in the evening becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph in
                     the evening becoming light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........47-57%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds up to 10 mph increasing to 10 to
                     20 mph with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     85 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......9000-10000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 15 to 25 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows 7-17.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 30-40. Lows
1-11. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34-44. Lows 1 below to 9 above zero.
Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 40-50. Lows 3-13. Light winds.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 47-57. Lows 9-19.

$$

NVZ459-261445-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
631 AM PST Sat Feb 25 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-43.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming north around 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph
                     in the morning.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers through
                     the night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........18-28.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........84-94%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds around 10 mph with gusts to 25 mph
                     in the evening becoming light.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph in
                     the evening becoming light.

.SUNDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-47.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........40-50%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Light winds becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph with
                     gusts to 35 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph with
                     gusts to 55 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height......8000-9000 ft msl.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
21-31. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 38-48. Lows
19-29. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 39-49. Lows 17-27. North winds
around 10 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Highs 46-56. Lows 20-30. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 53-63. Lows 24-34.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Highs 58-68.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (SAT MAR 4 THROUGH FRI MAR 10)
Above normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

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