897  
FNUS55 KREV 271300  
FWFREV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND BECOME MORE NORTH  
ON FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW AVERAGE INTO FRIDAY.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST OVER THE WEEKEND AND CONTINUE INTO  
NEXT WEEK WITH A WARMING TREND. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT THIS WEEKEND  
AND POSSIBLY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO  
 
NVZ450-281300-  
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........60-65.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........16-26%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........31-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........80-90%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........53-58.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 28-33. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 62-67. LOWS 30-40. EAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 73-78. LOWS 33-43. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 70-75. LOWS 37-42. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 68-73. LOWS 37-42.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 74-79.  
 

 
 
CAZ272-281300-  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........48-58.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........22-32%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH  
DECREASING TO 60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........20-25.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........89-99%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........49-54.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 22-32. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 55-60. LOWS 22-32. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 62-67. LOWS 26-36. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 29-39. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 59-64. LOWS 30-40.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 65-70.  
 

 
 
NVZ453-281300-  
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........57-67.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........17-27%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........28-38.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........83-93%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........49-59.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........16-26%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 27-37. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 31-41. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 69-79. LOWS 35-45. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 39-49. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 66-76. LOWS 39-49.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 73-83.  
 

 
 
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-281300-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........53-63.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........23-33%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........25-35.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........88-98%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........49-59.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........19-29%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 26-36. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 29-39. EAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 68-78. LOWS 33-43. NORTHWEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 64-74. LOWS 34-44. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 35-45.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 69-79.  
 

 
 
CAZ271-281300-  
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........23-33.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........90-100%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25  
MPH BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........50-60.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........13-23%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 25-35. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 25-35. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 29-39. NORTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 63-73. LOWS 30-40.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 69-79.  
 

 
 
CAZ273-281300-  
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........62-72.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH  
INCREASING TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 80 MPH  
DECREASING TO 60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........27-37.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........88-98%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO  
50 MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........7-17%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH  
DECREASING TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 21-31. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 21-31. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 27-37. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 31-41. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.   
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 65-75. LOWS 33-43.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 69-79.  
 

 
 
NVZ459-281300-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-  
600 AM PDT THU APR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........59-69.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO  
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........29-39.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........61-71%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10  
TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 28-38. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 32-42. NORTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 71-81. LOWS 38-48. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 67-77. LOWS 41-51. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 66-76. LOWS 42-52.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 73-83.  
 

 
 
.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (THU MAY 4 THROUGH WED MAY 10)  
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.  
 
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