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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS55 KREV 252300
FWFREV

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

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...MILD AND DRY CONDITIONS REMAIN OVER THE REGION TODAY
AND THURSDAY UNDER NORTHWEST FLOW ALOFT. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IS SET TO MOVE IN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH INCREASING
WINDS, COLDER TEMPERATURES AND POTENTIAL FOR SNOW IN THE SIERRA
AND LOWER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
NEVADA.


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

NVZ450-261515-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........24-34.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........75-85%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
WEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........55-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........22-32%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26-31. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 25-30. WEST WINDS 10
TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 22-32. NORTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 41-46. LOWS 19-29. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS
20-30.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
45-50.

$$

CAZ272-261515-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........17-22.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........85-95%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
WEST 10 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO
35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........48-53.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........27-37%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 19-24. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 41-46. LOWS 21-31. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 32-42. LOWS 18-28. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 14-24. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-45. LOWS
14-24.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-43.

$$

NVZ453-261515-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........23-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........83-93%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........49-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........25-35%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS 26-31. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 26-36. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS
23-33. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS 20-30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS
22-32.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
40-50.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-261515-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........25-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........84-94%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 10 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........30-40%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-11500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS
26-31. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 44-54.
LOWS 24-34. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
18-28. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 17-27. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
19-29.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
39-49.

$$

CAZ271-261515-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........18-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 10 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........26-36%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
LOWS 20-25. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 21-31. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS
13-23. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 41-51. LOWS 13-23. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52. LOWS
16-26.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-50.

$$

CAZ273-261515-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........15-25.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........78-88%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........48-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11500-12500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 21-31. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 20-30. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS
17-27. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48.
LOWS 9-19. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53.
LOWS 12-22.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
43-53.

$$

NVZ459-261515-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PST WED FEB 25 2015

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........22-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........56-66%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
MPH.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........50-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........18-28%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-11500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-30. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 24-34. WEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
22-32. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 20-30. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52.
LOWS 20-30.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
41-51.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED MAR 4 THROUGH TUE MAR 10)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

HOON

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