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Fire Weather Planning Forecast
National Weather Service Reno NV
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 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 and possibly lasting into the weekend.


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

NVZ450-240030-
Western Nevada Sierra Front-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........68-74.
*   Mid Slope........64-74.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-22%.
*   Mid Slope........12-22%.
*   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........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4800-5800 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-46.
*   Mid Slope........36-45.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........62-72%.
*   Mid Slope........38-48%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5400-6400 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good in the evening becoming poor.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-78.
*   Mid Slope........67-77.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........12-20%.
*   Mid Slope........12-22%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming east around 10 mph
                     after 1200 local. Winds switching west around 10 mph with
                     gusts around 16 mph after 1400 local.
*   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......4800-5800 ft agl decreasing to 4100-5100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 41-50. East winds around 10 mph
in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 76-82. Lows 41-51. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 74-80. Lows 40-50. West winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 65-71. Lows 35-45. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 60-66. Lows 34-44.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 59-65.

$$

CAZ272-240030-
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........57-67.
*   Mid Slope........54-62.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........21-31%.
*   Mid Slope........22-32%.
*   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.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4300-5000 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
*   Mid Slope........31-39.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........74-84%.
*   Mid Slope........49-59%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds around 10 in the evening becoming downslope
                     2 to 5 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph after
                     midnight.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5300-6300 ft agl decreasing to 600 ft agl
                     after midnight.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good becoming poor.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........58-68.
*   Mid Slope........56-64.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........19-29%.
*   Mid Slope........21-31%.
* 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......4400-5000 ft agl increasing to 4500-5500 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
in the evening. Lows 31-41. Southwest winds around 10 mph in the
evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 59-69. Lows 31-41. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 61-70. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 52-59. Lows 28-38. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 47-55. Lows 28-38.

$$

NVZ453-240030-
West Central Nevada Basin and Range-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........63-73.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-19%.
*   Mid Slope........11-19%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast 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......5700-6700 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....North 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........32-42.
*   Mid Slope........33-43.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........55-65%.
*   Mid Slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph
                     after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast 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....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good decreasing to poor after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........71-81.
*   Mid Slope........68-78.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........9-18%.
*   Mid Slope........10-19%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20
                     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......5800-6800 ft agl decreasing to 4100-5100 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Northeast 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Lows 37-47. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 74-84. Lows 37-47. Slope winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 75-85. Lows 40-50. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 68-78. Lows 38-48. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs 60-70. Lows 37-47.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-240030-
Surprise Valley California-Eastern Lassen County-
Northern Washoe County-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........64-74.
*   Mid Slope........59-69.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-20%.
*   Mid Slope........11-21%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4600-5600 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Northeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........31-41.
*   Mid Slope........31-40.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........62-72%.
*   Mid Slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20
                     mph in the evening. Becoming downslope 2 to 5
                     mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4400-5400 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good becoming poor.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........67-77.
*   Mid Slope........61-71.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........10-20%.
*   Mid Slope........11-21%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
*   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......4600-5600 ft agl decreasing to 3700-4700 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Lows 37-47. East winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming
downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 72-82. Lows 37-47. Southeast winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 71-81. Lows 38-48. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 62-72. Lows 33-43. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 56-66. Lows 33-43.

$$

CAZ271-240030-
Western Lassen/Eastern Plumas/Eastern Sierra/Eastern Nevada Counties-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........62-72.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........17-27%.
*   Mid Slope........17-27%.
*   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.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4500-5500 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........28-38.
*   Mid Slope........29-39.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........67-77%.
*   Mid Slope........47-57%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Becoming
                     downslope 2 to 5 mph after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........East winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5900-6900 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Good decreasing to marginal after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........67-77.
*   Mid Slope........63-73.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........16-26%.
*   Mid Slope........16-26%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....East winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 25 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......4600-5600 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....East 10 to 15 mph.
* Ventilation........Very good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 34-44. Southeast winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 70-80. Lows 34-44. South winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 68-78. Lows 35-45. Southwest winds around
10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Highs 59-67. Lows 29-39. Southwest winds 10 to
15 mph.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 52-62. Lows 29-39.

$$

CAZ273-240030-
Mono and Eastern Alpine Counties-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........64-74.
*   Mid Slope........58-68.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........5-15%.
*   Mid Slope........7-17%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming northeast around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........West winds around 10 mph shifting to the east in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......4600-5600 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........25-35.
*   Mid Slope........28-38.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........69-79%.
*   Mid Slope........51-61%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northeast winds around 10 mph in the evening
                     becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge Top........Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......6300-7300 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Fair becoming poor.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........66-76.
*   Mid Slope........60-70.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-18%.
*   Mid Slope........8-18%.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Upslope 4 to 8 mph becoming southeast around 10
                     mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge Top........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts to 25 mph in
                     the afternoon.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.
* Mixing Height......4500-5300 ft agl increasing to 5400-6400 ft
                     agl in the afternoon.
* Transport Winds....Southeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
in the evening. Lows 32-42. West winds around 10 mph in the evening
becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 67-77. Lows 32-42. South winds around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 67-77. Lows 33-43. South winds around 10 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 59-69. Lows 29-39. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 55-65. Lows 28-38.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 54-64.

$$

NVZ459-240030-
Mineral and Southern Lyon Counties-
504 AM PDT Mon Apr 23 2018

.TODAY...
* Sky/Weather........Sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........68-78.
*   Mid Slope........65-75.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-16%.
*   Mid Slope........8-15%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5200-6200 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........36-46.
*   Mid Slope........37-46.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Max Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........48-58%.
*   Mid Slope........36-46%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-Foot Winds......
*   Valleys/Slope....North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph
                     in the evening. Becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph
                     after midnight.
*   Ridge Top........North winds 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3-4.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5800-6800 ft agl in the evening then 200-500
                     ft agl.
* Transport Winds....North around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good decreasing to poor after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/Weather........Partly cloudy then becoming sunny.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........72-82.
*   Mid Slope........69-79.
* Min Humidity.......
*   Valleys..........8-14%.
*   Mid Slope........8-15%.
* 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.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.
* Mixing Height......5200-6200 ft agl.
* Transport Winds....Northeast around 10 mph.
* Ventilation........Good.


.Extended...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows 40-50. North winds around
10 mph in the evening becoming downslope 2 to 5 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs 75-85. Lows 40-50. Northeast winds
around 10 mph.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 74-84. Lows 43-53. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 68-78. Lows 37-47. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs 61-71. Lows 35-45.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Highs 60-70.

$$


.8 to 14 day outlook for (Mon Apr 30 through Sun May 6)
Above normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

=
$$

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