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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Well above normal temperatures will continue for the week ahead.
There will be slight chances for showers and thunderstorms mainly in
the Sierra starting Tuesday, expanding in coverage into portions of
western Nevada the end of the week. Additional showers with a slight
chance for thunderstorms can be expected for the weekend along with
much cooler temperatures.

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

NVZ450-250015-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-77.
*   Mid Slope........67-77.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-19%.
*   Mid Slope........11-19%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming east around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in the
                     afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2700-3200 ft agl increasing to 4100-5100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-50.
*   Mid Slope........40-50.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........60-70%.
*   Mid Slope........36-46%.
*   24 hr trend......6% wetter.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4700-5700 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........76-82.
*   Mid Slope........72-82.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-20%.
*   Mid Slope........11-21%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds around 10 mph in the morning
                     becoming light.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2300-2800 ft agl increasing to 6100-7100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the evening. Lows 42-52. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 76-82. Lows 39-49. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 64-70. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds 20 to
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 56-62. Lows 33-42. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 57-64. Lows 32-42.

$$

CAZ272-250015-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-68.
*   Mid Slope........56-64.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........20-30%.
*   Mid Slope........20-30%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming east around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2700 ft agl increasing to 4200-5200 ft agl in
                     the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
*   Mid Slope........35-44.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........80-90%.
*   Mid Slope........52-62%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Light winds becoming south 10 to 15 mph after
                     midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......4500-5500 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph
                     after midnight.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........60-70.
*   Mid Slope........58-66.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid Slope........18-28%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2100-2700 ft agl increasing to 6000-6900 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 61-71. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 50-57. Lows 26-36. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 45-52. Lows 26-36. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs 46-53. Lows 26-36.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 48-55.

$$

NVZ453-250015-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........70-80.
*   Mid Slope........67-77.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........7-16%.
*   Mid Slope........9-17%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3000-3600 ft agl increasing to 4300-5300 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-47.
*   Mid Slope........39-49.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........51-61%.
*   Mid Slope........37-47%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4500-5500 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........75-85.
*   Mid Slope........73-83.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-18%.
*   Mid Slope........10-19%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2300-3300 ft agl increasing to 5600-6600 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear.
Lows 41-51. Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 77-87. Lows 41-51. Northeast winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 66-76. Lows 36-46. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 57-67. Lows 35-45. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 57-67. Lows 35-44.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-250015-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........67-77.
*   Mid Slope........62-72.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-18%.
*   Mid Slope........8-18%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph
                     increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2400-3200 ft agl increasing to 3800-4800 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear then becoming partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........37-47.
*   Mid Slope........37-47.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........56-66%.
*   Mid Slope........31-41%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the evening.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3500-4500 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-82.
*   Mid Slope........68-78.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-20%.
*   Mid Slope........11-21%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southeast around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2200-2900 ft agl increasing to 5700-6700 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming clear.
Lows 39-49. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 73-83. Lows 38-48. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 60-70. Lows 31-41. Southwest winds 20 to
25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 52-62. Lows 31-41. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 53-63. Lows 30-40.

$$

CAZ271-250015-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........67-77.
*   Mid Slope........64-74.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........14-24%.
*   Mid Slope........13-23%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2400-3100 ft agl increasing to 4400-5400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........34-44.
*   Mid Slope........35-45.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........70-80%.
*   Mid Slope........52-62%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5700-6700 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....South around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good decreasing to poor after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-81.
*   Mid Slope........68-78.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-25%.
*   Mid Slope........16-26%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming south around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2600-3100 ft agl increasing to 6300-7300 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 36-46. Southwest winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 69-79. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 55-65. Lows 28-38. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 49-59. Lows 28-38. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 51-61. Lows 27-37.

$$

CAZ273-250015-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the
                     afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........60-70.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-18%.
*   Mid Slope........7-17%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 20 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......2600 ft agl increasing to 5300-6300 ft agl in
                     the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                     thunderstorms in the evening.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
*   Mid Slope........33-43.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........69-79%.
*   Mid Slope........50-60%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the
                     southeast after midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......5000-6000 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........69-79.
*   Mid Slope........63-73.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-19%.
*   Mid Slope........9-19%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................2.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......2100-2900 ft agl increasing to 6400-7400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows
33-43. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 68-78. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 58-68. Lows 27-37. Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 52-62. Lows 26-36. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 52-62. Lows 26-36.

$$

NVZ459-250015-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
329 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-82.
*   Mid Slope........69-79.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........7-13%.
*   Mid Slope........7-13%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....West winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming
                     upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......3100 ft agl increasing to 4700-5700 ft agl in
                     the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph in the morning becoming
                     light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........41-51.
*   Mid Slope........40-49.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........50-60%.
*   Mid Slope........35-45%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5600-6600 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph in the evening becoming
                     light.
* Ventilation........Fair.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........75-85.
*   Mid Slope........72-82.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-14%.
*   Mid Slope........8-14%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......2700-3400 ft agl increasing to 6300-7300 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming southeast around 10 mph
                     in the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows
44-54. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 76-86. Lows 42-52. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 67-77. Lows 35-45. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 58-68. Lows 33-43. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 58-68. Lows 33-43.
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 58-68.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Tue May 1 through Mon May 7)
Near normal temperatures and precipitation.

=
$$

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