Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.DISCUSSION...

A cold low pressure trough will remain across the region this week
with a slight chance of snow Wednesday and a better chance Thursday.
Ventilation will be good to fair in the afternoons as the airmass
remains mixed.


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

NVZ450-210045-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-34.
*   Mid Slope........25-35.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-29%.
*   Mid Slope........21-31%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1300-1800 ft agl increasing to 5100-6100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........11-18.
*   Mid Slope........9-17.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........71-81%.
*   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 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4000-5000 ft agl decreasing to 1300-1800 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
                     Slight chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-38.
*   Mid Slope........31-39.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........23-30%.
*   Mid Slope........23-33%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2600-3200 ft agl increasing to 5200-5900 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows 16-23. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 32-38. Lows
16-23. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 29-34.
Lows 16-22. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
39-44. Lows 17-24. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 39-45.
Lows 18-25.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 41-46.

$$

CAZ272-210045-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........24-29.
*   Mid Slope........17-27.
*   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid Slope........29-39%.
*   24 hr trend......7% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in the
                     morning.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1100-1600 ft agl increasing to 4800-5800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........6-16.
*   Mid Slope........4-14.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........81-91%.
*   Mid Slope........61-71%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3000-4000 ft agl decreasing to 900-1400 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-32.
*   Mid Slope........23-31.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid Slope........33-43%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......1700-2600 ft agl increasing to 5200-5900 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows
12-22. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 23-28. Lows
11-21. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 25-30.
Lows 11-21. Slope winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
31-36. Lows 12-22. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 29-34.
Lows 15-23.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 35-40.

$$

NVZ453-210045-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-37.
*   Mid Slope........25-35.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-28%.
*   Mid Slope........19-29%.
*   24 hr trend......11% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds around 10 mph shifting to the south
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in the
                     morning.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2300-3300 ft agl increasing to 4800-5800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........5-15.
*   Mid Slope........7-17.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........69-79%.
*   Mid Slope........53-63%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2900-3900 ft agl decreasing to 800-1300 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-42.
*   Mid Slope........31-41.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........18-28%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1700-2700 ft agl increasing to 5700-6700 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 11-21. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 32-40. Lows
11-21. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 31-39.
Lows 11-21. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
39-49. Lows 13-23. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 38-46.
Lows 17-27.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 42-52.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-210045-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........26-36.
*   Mid Slope........21-31.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-31%.
*   Mid Slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                     south in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1600-2100 ft agl increasing to 4500-5500 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........6-16.
*   Mid Slope........6-15.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........72-82%.
*   Mid Slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......12% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph
                     after midnight.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......3600-4600 ft agl decreasing to 1300-1800 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
*   Mid Slope........27-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........24-34%.
*   Mid Slope........27-37%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the
                     morning.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......1900-2900 ft agl increasing to 5400-6300 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows
11-21. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 28-38. Lows
6-16. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 29-37. Lows 6-16. Northwest winds
around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
35-45. Lows 14-23. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Highs 36-46. Lows 15-25.

$$

CAZ271-210045-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-38.
*   Mid Slope........25-33.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......14% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds around 10 mph shifting to the west
                     in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1200-1700 ft agl increasing to 5100-6100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming west around 10 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........7-17.
*   Mid Slope........6-15.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........74-84%.
*   Mid Slope........61-71%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southwest winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......3000-4000 ft agl decreasing to 1100-1600 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-41.
*   Mid Slope........31-37.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-35%.
*   Mid Slope........26-36%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming west around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......1700-2300 ft agl increasing to 5500-6400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Lows
11-21. West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming downslope
2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 27-37. Lows
9-19. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 30-40.
Lows 9-19. Slope winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
36-44. Lows 12-22. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Highs 35-45. Lows 12-22.

$$

CAZ273-210045-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........26-36.
*   Mid Slope........20-30.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........13-23%.
*   Mid Slope........15-25%.
*   24 hr trend......16% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-1100 ft agl increasing to 4600-5600 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....West around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........Zero to 10 above zero.
*   Mid Slope........2-12.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........71-81%.
*   Mid Slope........54-64%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3500-4500 ft agl decreasing to 1100-1600 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....Southwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-38.
*   Mid Slope........23-33.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........15-25%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southwest around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.
* Mixing Height......1200-1700 ft agl increasing to 5200-6200 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
Lows 4-14. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 25-35. Lows
4-14. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 25-35. Lows
5-15. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
36-46. Lows 8-18. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34-44. Lows 10-20.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 37-47.

$$

NVZ459-210045-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
644 AM PST Tue Feb 20 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-38.
*   Mid Slope........26-34.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........16-26%.
*   24 hr trend......13% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     shifting to the east in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in
                     the morning.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1400-1900 ft agl increasing to 4800-5800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........9-19.
*   Mid Slope........7-17.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........58-68%.
*   Mid Slope........44-54%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2700-3700 ft agl decreasing to 1000-1500 ft
                     agl after midnight.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
*   Mid Slope........30-38.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........16-26%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....South winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......1500-2000 ft agl increasing to 5200-6200 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows 13-23. North winds
around 10 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 31-41. Lows
12-22. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 29-39.
Lows 12-22. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
42-50. Lows 14-24. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 39-48. Lows 18-26.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs 44-52.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Tue Feb 27 through Mon Mar 5)
Below normal temperatures and Above normal precipitation.

=
$$

Hoon

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