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 TUE DEC 23 2014

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.


...COLD FRONT WITH STRONG WINDS FOR CHRISTMAS EVE...

.DISCUSSION...LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE
WEST COAST ON CHRISTMAS EVE WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE. THE
FRONT WILL ALSO BRING A PERIOD OF SNOW ENDING ON CHRISTMAS
MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC WITH
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE FOR THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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

NVZ450-241115-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........57-62.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 22-27. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
33-38. LOWS 17-27. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 34-39. LOWS 13-23. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
37-47. LOWS 16-26. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 41-46.
LOWS 18-28.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 36-41.

$$

CAZ272-241115-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........26-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND
                     SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........49-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70
                     MPH INCREASING TO 45 TO 65 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     100 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 35 TO 50 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
16-21. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
26-31. LOWS 10-20. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 29-34. LOWS 8-18. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
38-43. LOWS 11-21. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 35-40.
LOWS 11-21.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30-35.

$$

NVZ453-241115-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........27-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. SLIGHT
                     CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........58-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........37-47%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 24-29. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
32-42. LOWS 18-28. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 15-25. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
35-45. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 37-47.
LOWS 16-26.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-42.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-241115-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........26-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                     CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 22-27. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
29-39. LOWS 18-28. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 14-24. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
34-44. LOWS 16-26. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 35-45.
LOWS 18-28.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

CAZ271-241115-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........25-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........93-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT
                     CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........52-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH INCREASING TO 35 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
15-20. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
33-38. LOWS 11-21. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 8-18. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
38-43. LOWS 12-22. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 33-43.
LOWS 17-27.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 32-37.

$$

CAZ273-241115-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........25-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
                     BLOWING DUST. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON
                     NEAR THE SIERRA CREST.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........50-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
                     INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 35 TO 55 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 90 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
29-39. LOWS 7-17. NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 4-14. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS 6-16. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 8-18.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 33-43.

$$

NVZ459-241115-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........82-92%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
                     BLOWING DUST.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........53-63.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
                     MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                     75 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 23-28. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
30-40. LOWS 18-28. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 14-24. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 15-25. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS 16-26.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 32-42.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE DEC 30 THROUGH MON JAN 5)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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