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
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.DISCUSSION...
THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF WINTER STORMS IS MOVING INTO THE REGION
TODAY WITH A THIRD, STRONGER STORM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED BETWEEN THE TWO STORMS
IN BOTH THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA. DRYING WILL TAKE PLACE
STARTING LATE TUESDAY WITH NO ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEK. STRONG INVERSIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS ARE LIKELY TO
DEVELOP FROM MIDWEEK THROUGH NEXT WEEKEND.


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

NVZ450-211415-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-40.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-40.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........61-71%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. LOWS 23-28. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 22-27. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 30-35. LOWS 18-28. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
29-34. LOWS 12-22. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 8-18.

$$

CAZ272-211415-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........30-35.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........57-67%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 95 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 80 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........17-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED
                     SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........29-34.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 75
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW. LOWS 21-31. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 28-33. LOWS 17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 26-31. LOWS 13-23. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 27-32. LOWS
5-15. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 3-13.

$$

NVZ453-211415-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                     THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........59-69%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO
                     15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 22-32. SOUTH
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 22-32. SOUTH WINDS 25 TO
30 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-41. LOWS 17-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
30-40. LOWS 12-22. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 27-37. LOWS 7-17.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 28-38.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-211415-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW LIKELY IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........36-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........63-73%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........95-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-41.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........64-74%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 21-31. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 18-28. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 27-37. LOWS 15-25.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
26-36. LOWS 10-20. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 29-34. LOWS 5-15.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 25-35.

$$

CAZ271-211415-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........59-69%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........33-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........66-76%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW. LOWS 20-30. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 32-37. LOWS 13-23. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 32-37. LOWS 11-21. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS
2-12. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 32-37. LOWS 1-11.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 32-37.

$$

CAZ273-211415-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 85 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
                     SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........9-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........92-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........28-38.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 13-23. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW. HIGHS 31-36. LOWS 11-21. SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 5-15. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 29-39. LOWS
4 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE ZERO. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 33-38. LOWS 4 BELOW TO 6 ABOVE
ZERO.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 34-39.

$$

NVZ459-211415-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
602 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                     SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........35-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........54-64%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                     DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........34-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........48-58%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 24-34. SOUTH WINDS
20 TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 23-33. SOUTH WINDS 30 TO
35 MPH.
.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 32-42. LOWS 18-28. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
31-41. LOWS 13-23. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30-40. LOWS 8-18.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 30-40.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (FRI JAN 27 THROUGH THU FEB 2)
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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