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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Much above normal temperatures are expected into Friday. A few showers
are possible north of Susanville and Gerlach today as a rapidly
weakening cold front moves through. A potent Pacific storm approaches
Saturday with strong winds expected this weekend. Rain and mountain
snow will follow for Sunday and Sunday night. Much colder temperatures
are expected early next week.



Note:  Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds.
Note:  Mixing Heights are in feet above ground level of the valley floors.
Note:  Please see operating plan for detailed zone descriptions
       http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/firewx/?wfo=rev

NVZ450-240015-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........62-68.
*   Mid Slope........58-66.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid Slope........27-37%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 4600-5600 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal increasing to excellent in the
                     afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-45.
*   Mid Slope........38-46.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........76-86%.
*   Mid Slope........62-72%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1500-2500 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........59-67.
*   Mid Slope........56-66.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid Slope........26-36%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 2900-3600 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 37-44. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 63-68. Lows 37-47. South winds
30 to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow likely. Highs 57-65. Lows 28-38. Southwest
winds 25 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 43-51. Lows
18-28. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Highs 44-52. Lows 18-28.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49-57.

$$

CAZ272-240015-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                     Areas of freezing fog in the morning.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-58.
*   Mid Slope........51-58.
*   24 hr trend......11 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
*   Mid Slope........37-47%.
*   24 hr trend......11% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 4400-5200 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal increasing to excellent in the
                     afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of rain in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-43.
*   Mid Slope........36-42.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........77-87%.
*   Mid Slope........74-84%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......1700-2200 ft agl decreasing to 600-900 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                     mph after midnight.
* Ventilation........Good.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-59.
*   Mid Slope........50-56.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........38-48%.
*   Mid Slope........35-45%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the morning.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-900 ft agl increasing to 1900-2700 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 52-57. Lows
33-43. Southwest winds 30 to 35 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Highs 47-52. Lows 24-34. Southwest winds
25 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 35-41. Lows
14-24. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Highs 38-44. Lows 14-24.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 44-50.

$$

NVZ453-240015-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........61-69.
*   Mid Slope........59-67.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........24-34%.
*   Mid Slope........29-39%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1900-2900 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal increasing to very good in the
                     afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-46.
*   Mid Slope........37-47.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........73-83%.
*   Mid Slope........63-73%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......900-1400 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft
                     agl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-68.
*   Mid Slope........56-66.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........24-34%.
*   Mid Slope........28-38%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1900-2900 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 34-44. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 61-71. Lows 34-44. South winds
20 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Highs 57-67. Lows 27-37.
Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and a slight chance
of rain. Highs 43-53. Lows 16-26. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Highs 43-53. Lows 11-21.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48-56.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-240015-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........56-64.
*   Mid Slope........54-60.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........37-47%.
*   Mid Slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph
                     increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 2100-3100 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal increasing to very good in the
                     afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-43.
*   Mid Slope........35-41.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........82-92%.
*   Mid Slope........81-91%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1600-2100 ft agl decreasing to 600-1000 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 15 to 20 mph decreasing to around 10
                     mph after midnight.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid Slope........48-58.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........39-49%.
*   Mid Slope........43-51%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-1000 ft agl increasing to 2500-3300 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Lows 34-42. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 55-65. Lows
34-44. South winds 25 to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow and a chance of rain. Highs 50-60. Lows 25-35.
Southwest winds 25 to 30 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 37-47. Lows
19-29. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 39-49. Lows 17-27.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 44-53.

$$

CAZ271-240015-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Areas of freezing fog in the morning. Rain
                     likely in the morning. Chance of rain in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........55-62.
*   Mid Slope........53-59.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
*   Mid Slope........40-50%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...35%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 3000-4000 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25
                     mph in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal increasing to excellent in the
                     afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                     evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-42.
*   Mid Slope........33-42.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........87-97%.
*   Mid Slope........84-94%.
*   24 hr trend......7% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......1600-2100 ft agl decreasing to 600-1000 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........52-62.
*   Mid Slope........51-59.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........43-53%.
*   Mid Slope........42-52%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 40
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-1000 ft agl increasing to 2500-3000 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
Lows 31-41. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 53-63. Lows
31-41. South winds 25 to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and snow. Highs 48-58. Lows 24-34. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 36-45. Lows
15-25. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 40-48. Lows 15-25.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 46-54.

$$

CAZ273-240015-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-67.
*   Mid Slope........53-63.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-28%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 3600-4600 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Poor increasing to very good in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
*   Mid Slope........33-43.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........67-77%.
*   Mid Slope........50-60%.
*   24 hr trend......21% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......900-1400 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft
                     agl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-68.
*   Mid Slope........53-63.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-27%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the morning.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 2000-3000 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 30-40. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 57-67. Lows 30-40. South winds
25 to 30 mph.
.SUNDAY...Snow and a chance of rain. Highs 55-65. Lows 22-32. South
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 41-51. Lows
13-23. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Highs 43-53. Lows 13-23.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48-58.

$$

NVZ459-240015-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
540 AM PST Thu Nov 23 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........63-70.
*   Mid Slope........62-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 3200-4200 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Poor increasing to very good in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-47.
*   Mid Slope........36-46.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........67-77%.
*   Mid Slope........51-61%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1500-2000 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........61-69.
*   Mid Slope........60-68.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid Slope........19-29%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming
                     upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 35
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 3100-3800 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 34-44. Southeast winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 64-72. Lows 34-44. South winds
20 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain. Highs 60-68. Lows
28-38. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow showers.
Highs 45-55. Lows 19-29. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...Clear. Highs 46-54. Lows 15-25.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 49-59.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Thu Nov 30 through Wed Dec 6)
Near normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
$$

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