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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS55 KREV 241459
FWFREV

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION TODAY WITH
WARMING TEMPERATURES AND VERY DRY CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THURSDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IS SET TO MOVE IN FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH COLDER
TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION.


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

NVZ450-251500-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........51-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........9-15%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........59-69%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........56-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........11-20%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 25-30. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-61. LOWS 24-34. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS
25-30. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 42-47. LOWS 23-33.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40-45.
LOWS 18-28.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52.

$$

CAZ272-251500-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........15-21%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 20
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....EAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........74-84%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
UP TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........51-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........15-24%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22-32. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 20-30. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 41-46. LOWS 18-23. WEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 35-40. LOWS 19-29.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 35-40.
LOWS 14-24.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 39-44.

$$

NVZ453-251500-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........9-15%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
WEST IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........70-80%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........50-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22-32. NORTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS 24-34. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS
26-36. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 44-49.
LOWS 24-34. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48.
LOWS 19-29.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 42-52.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-251500-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........52-57.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........9-15%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-7500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........22-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........71-81%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........53-58.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........15-23%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
IN THE MORNING.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24-29. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
48-58. LOWS 24-29. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS
25-30. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 20-30.
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 36-46. LOWS 16-26.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 41-51.

$$

CAZ271-251500-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........9-16%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
IN THE MORNING.
* RIDGE TOP........EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
DECREASING TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....EAST UP TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........14-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........71-81%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........55-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........15-21%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 18-23. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
50-60. LOWS 22-32. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS 23-33.
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 13-23.
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 39-49.
LOWS 12-22.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42-52.

$$

CAZ273-251500-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........7-17%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........11-21.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........62-72%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........50-60.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........7-17%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 16-26. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-64. LOWS 16-26. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS
20-30. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 39-49. LOWS 17-27.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 38-48.
LOWS 8-18.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-54.

$$

NVZ459-251500-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
659 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........46-56.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........7-13%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........47-57%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........51-61.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........9-15%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 23-33. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 51-61. LOWS 22-32. NORTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS
25-30. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. HIGHS 38-48.
LOWS 23-33. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 36-46.
LOWS 19-29.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-53.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE MAR 3 THROUGH MON MAR 9)
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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