Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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...
WARMER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE SIERRA AND GREAT BASIN THE REST OF
THE WEEK FOR COOLER TEMPERATURES AND BETTER CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

NVZ450-041200-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........79-89%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                     CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........62-72.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........26-36%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 39-49.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 63-68.
LOWS 37-47. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. HIGHS 60-70. LOWS 36-46. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
62-72. LOWS 38-48.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
72-77.

$$

CAZ272-041200-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........31-36.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                     SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........54-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........38-48%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......13500-14500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 30-35.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50-55.
LOWS 28-33. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY.
HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 27-32. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
48-58. LOWS 30-35.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
59-69.

$$

NVZ453-041200-
WEST-CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........44-49.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........68-78%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10
                     MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........68-78.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........19-29%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH
                     10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 41-51. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 62-72.
LOWS 39-49. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60-70.
LOWS 38-48. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 38-48.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
64-74. LOWS 38-48.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
72-77.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-041200-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     NORTH UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP
                     TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........61-71.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 10
                     TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
38-48. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60-70.
LOWS 38-48. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS
62-72. LOWS 38-48. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
64-74. LOWS 39-44.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
67-77.

$$

CAZ271-041200-
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                     THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
                     MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
                     BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                     SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                     THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........56-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........36-46%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH WITH
                     GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
30-35. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 55-65.
LOWS 33-43. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 32-42.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 59-69. LOWS
32-42. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
61-71. LOWS 31-36.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
65-75.

$$

CAZ273-041200-
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........32-42.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........80-90%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                     IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                     MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                     AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........60-70.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-27%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
                     MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......14500-15500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 32-42. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 29-39. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 31-41.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
66-76.

$$

NVZ459-041200-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........43-48.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........72-82%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........69-74.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........17-27%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......13000-14000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH.
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
40-45. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 60-70.
LOWS 38-48. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 57-67.
LOWS 37-42. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS
37-42. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
59-69. LOWS 38-43.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS
67-77.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE MAY 10 THROUGH MON MAY 16)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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