Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure will build through Tuesday for a return to modest
valley inversions. A fast moving storm will bring a chance of snow
showers and gusty winds Wednesday before high pressure blocks any
storms late week through at least Christmas.

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

NVZ450-180015-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-40.
*   Mid Slope........34-40.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid Slope........26-36%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600 ft agl increasing to 1500-2000 ft agl in
                     the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........12-22.
*   Mid Slope........16-26.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........75-85%.
*   Mid Slope........55-65%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-48.
*   Mid Slope........40-48.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........32-42%.
*   Mid Slope........29-39%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1200-1700 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 17-27. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Highs 50-56.
Lows 17-27. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 38-44. Lows 10-20. Northwest
winds 25 to 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 31-37. Lows 10-20. Slope winds.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 39-45. Lows 10-20.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 37-43.

$$

CAZ272-180015-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-40.
*   Mid Slope........34-39.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid Slope........23-33%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 35 mph
                     decreasing to 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 85
                     mph becoming east 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     60 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1300-1800 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 15 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........10-20.
*   Mid Slope........21-30.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........79-89%.
*   Mid Slope........39-49%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......700 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........43-48.
*   Mid Slope........40-46.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........34-44%.
*   Mid Slope........26-36%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in the
                     morning.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1800-2500 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Marginal.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 13-23. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Highs
46-52. Lows 13-23. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers. Highs 35-41. Lows 6-16. Northwest winds
20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 30-35. Lows 6-16. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 38-44. Lows 7-17.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 38-43.

$$

NVZ453-180015-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........35-43.
*   Mid Slope........33-41.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........26-36%.
*   Mid Slope........27-37%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     in the morning becoming upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 45
                     mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......700 ft agl increasing to 1500-2500 ft agl in
                     the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....North 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south in
                     the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........3-13.
*   Mid Slope........12-22.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........73-83%.
*   Mid Slope........55-65%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........39-47.
*   Mid Slope........37-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........28-38%.
*   Mid Slope........30-40%.
* 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......200-500 ft agl then 1000 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 10-20. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 46-54. Lows 10-20. South winds 15 to
20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 37-47. Lows 5-15. Northwest
winds 15 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 30-38. Lows 3-13. North winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 35-43. Lows zero to 10 above zero.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 33-43.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-180015-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-44.
*   Mid Slope........34-41.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-41%.
*   Mid Slope........33-43%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds around 10 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph in the morning becoming upslope 4 to 8
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to
                     15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-700 ft agl increasing to 1500-2000 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........12-22.
*   Mid Slope........17-27.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........76-86%.
*   Mid Slope........62-72%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west
                     after midnight.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-48.
*   Mid Slope........38-45.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........33-43%.
*   Mid Slope........34-44%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........West winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 600-1000 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 15-25. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 45-53. Lows
15-25. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 32-42. Lows 6-16. Northwest
winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 30-38. Lows 6-16. North winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 35-43. Lows 7-17.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 34-42.

$$

CAZ271-180015-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........38-46.
*   Mid Slope........36-44.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........31-41%.
*   Mid Slope........30-40%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the
                     morning.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts to 60 mph
                     decreasing to 45 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1600-2100 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........12-22.
*   Mid Slope........17-27.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........78-88%.
*   Mid Slope........62-72%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast 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.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Poor.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-50.
*   Mid Slope........43-49.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........34-44%.
*   Mid Slope........32-42%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1100-1600 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Marginal.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 14-24. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 46-54. Lows 14-24. Southwest
winds 20 to 25 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Snow showers likely. Highs 32-40. Lows 4-14. Northwest
winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 32-40. Lows 4-14. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 37-46. Lows 5-15.

$$

CAZ273-180015-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-46.
*   Mid Slope........32-42.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........15-25%.
*   24 hr trend......20% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in the
                     morning.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 85
                     mph decreasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
                     60 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-800 ft agl increasing to 1500-2500 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........8-18.
*   Mid Slope........16-26.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........68-78%.
*   Mid Slope........38-48%.
*   24 hr trend......10% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
                     mph shifting to the north 15 to 20 mph with
                     gusts to 35 mph after midnight.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Marginal.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-52.
*   Mid Slope........41-49.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........16-26%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 2300-3200 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear.
Lows 10-20. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 48-58. Lows 10-20. Southwest winds
15 to 20 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 38-48.
Lows 3-13. West winds 25 to 30 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 28-38. Lows 3-13. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 39-49. Lows 4-14.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 39-49.

$$

NVZ459-180015-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
526 AM PST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........33-41.
*   Mid Slope........31-41.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-30%.
*   Mid Slope........19-29%.
*   24 hr trend......15% drier.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......600-900 ft agl increasing to 1700-2200 ft agl
                     in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 20 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........8-18.
*   Mid Slope........15-25.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........65-75%.
*   Mid Slope........43-53%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Poor.

.MONDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-48.
*   Mid Slope........40-48.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-30%.
*   Mid Slope........19-29%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2-3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......200-500 ft agl then 1000-1500 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Poor.


.Extended...
.MONDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear.
Lows 13-23. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 50-56. Lows 13-23. South winds 10 to
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of snow showers. Highs 38-48.
Lows 8-18. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Clear. Highs 28-36. Lows 7-17. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Highs 37-45. Lows 7-17.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 35-45.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Sun Dec 24 through Sat Dec 30)
Near normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

=
$$

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