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FNUS55 KREV 281206  
FWFREV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A DEVELOPING RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY AND MILD WEATHER  
TO THE REGION TODAY AND WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER STORM WILL DROP SOUTH  
ACROSS THE GREAT BASIN AND EASTERN SIERRA THURSDAY WITH GUSTY  
WINDS...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...AND POSSIBLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.  
ANOTHER RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE DEVELOPS FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE  
WEEKEND.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO  
 
NVZ450-291215-  
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........56-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........20-30%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........29-34.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........72-82%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........66-71.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........22-32%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
40-50. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS, SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 30-40. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 54-59. LOWS 27-32. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 61-66. LOWS 27-32. LIGHT WINDS.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 64-69. LOWS 32-42.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-63.  
 

 
 
CAZ272-291215-  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........44-54.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........32-42%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH  
DECREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........21-31.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........82-92%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........52-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........39-49%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
27-32. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SNOW SHOWERS, SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 36-41. LOWS 19-29. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 17-27. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 53-58. LOWS 18-28. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-59. LOWS 21-31.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52.  
 

 
 
NVZ453-291215-  
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........57-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........29-39.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........75-85%.  
* 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 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........65-70.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........22-32%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
41-51. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 26-36. NORTH WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 61-66. LOWS 27-37. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 32-42.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-64.  
 

 
 
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-291215-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........53-63.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........29-39%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........30-40.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........82-92%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........61-71.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........31-41%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 36-46. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS, SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW  
SHOWERS. HIGHS 43-53. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 24-34. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 60-65. LOWS 25-35. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 60-70. LOWS 30-40.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 52-62.  
 

 
 
CAZ271-291215-  
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........52-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........26-36%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
DECREASING TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........24-34.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........79-89%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........58-68.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........30-40%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST UP TO 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29-39. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE SNOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS 19-29. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 19-29. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 22-32.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 49-59.  
 

 
 
CAZ273-291215-  
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH  
DECREASING TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........19-29.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........75-85%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH  
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........60-70.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........19-29%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE MORNING.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28-38. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS, SHOWERS AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS 18-28. WEST WINDS  
25 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 17-27. NORTH WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 55-65. LOWS 20-30. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 60-70. LOWS 20-30.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 54-64.  
 

 
 
NVZ459-291215-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-  
506 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........52-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........13-23%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH  
DECREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........29-39.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........61-71%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH  
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........62-72.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........17-27%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 10 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........LIGHT WINDS.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41-51. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS 27-37. WEST WINDS  
30 TO 35 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 26-36. NORTHWEST WINDS  
25 TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 63-73. LOWS 33-43.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 55-65.  
 

 
 
.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (TUE APR 4 THROUGH MON APR 10)  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.  
 
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