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 FRI DEC 19 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.


.DISCUSSION...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT WITH BRING SNOW TO THE SIERRA
WITH A FEW SHOWERS CROSSING INTO WESTERN NEVADA. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL RETURN TO THE WEST COAST THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK
WITH LIGHT WINDS AND LOW MIXING HEIGHTS. THE NEXT SYSTEM SHOULD
ARRIVE ON CHRISTMAS EVE WITH GUSTY WINDS AND A CHANCE OF SNOW.

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

NVZ450-201115-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........26-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........86-96%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........46-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........46-56%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-35. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 52-57. LOWS 29-34. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 28-38. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 28-33. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 50-60.
LOWS 25-35.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 31-36.

$$

CAZ272-201115-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-45.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........47-57%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-30. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 23-28. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 47-52.
LOWS 22-32.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 27-32.

$$

NVZ453-201115-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........26-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 29-39.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 30-40. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 27-37. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 51-61.
LOWS 27-37.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 33-38.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-201115-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........27-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO
                     15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 29-34. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 29-34. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 29-34. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-51. LOWS 29-34. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 44-54.
LOWS 23-33.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 31-36.

$$

CAZ271-201115-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........23-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........91-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........58-68%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 26-31.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54. LOWS 24-29. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 27-37. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-51. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 44-54.
LOWS 17-27.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 31-36.

$$

CAZ273-201115-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........17-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........40-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........44-54%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20-30. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 52-57. LOWS 20-30. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 19-29. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 19-29. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS
16-26.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

NVZ459-201115-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........25-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........83-93%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........41-51%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 51-61. LOWS 30-40. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 52-57. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 51-56. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
52-62. LOWS 26-36.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 29-39.

$$

.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (FRI DEC 26 THROUGH THU JAN 1)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

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