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ROUTINE FIRE WX PLANNING FCST
 
 FNUS55 KREV 021357
FWFREV

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL KEEP BELOW AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES AND RELATIVELY MOIST CONDITIONS OVER NORTHEAST
CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN NEVADA THROUGH TUESDAY, WITH SHOWERS FOR
PORTIONS OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. DRIER AND WARMER
CONDITIONS RETURN FOR MID TO LATE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVERHEAD.


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

NVZ450-031400-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........45-50.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........19-24.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........78-88%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........47-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........22-29%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 15-25. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 16-26. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 60-65. LOWS 21-31. LIGHT
WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 61-66. LOWS 26-36.

$$

CAZ272-031400-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........37-42.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........12-19.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO UP TO 10
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 7-12. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 11-21. EAST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 51-56. LOWS 13-23. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 53-58. LOWS 17-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 55-60. LOWS 20-30.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 55-60.

$$

NVZ453-031400-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........45-55.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
WEST WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........19-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........86-96%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........21-29%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 13-23. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS 13-23. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-61. LOWS 17-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 22-32. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 25-35.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-031400-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........35-45%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........18-28.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........86-96%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........23-30%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 14-24. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 16-26. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-60. LOWS 20-30. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 57-62. LOWS 24-34. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 58-63. LOWS 26-36.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 58-63.

$$

CAZ271-031400-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........33-43%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........13-23.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH
DECREASING TO UP TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........23-33%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP
TO 45 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-10500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 8-13. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 12-22. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 56-61. LOWS 14-24. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 58-63. LOWS 20-30. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 55-65. LOWS 23-33.

$$

CAZ273-031400-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING
IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........38-48.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......12500-13000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........16-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........87-97%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
INCREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........22-32%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......11500-12000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 7-17. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS 7-17. EAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 10-20. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 12-22. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 15-25.

$$

NVZ459-031400-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
557 AM PST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........44-54.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........28-38%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........20-30.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........79-89%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
MPH.

.TUESDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
* VALLEYS..........42-52.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
* VALLEYS..........25-35%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 16-21. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS 16-26. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 19-29. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 55-65. LOWS 23-33. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 55-65. LOWS 26-36.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON MAR 9 THROUGH SUN MAR 15)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

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