471  
FNUS55 KREV 151227  
FWFREV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING  
FOR THE WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE DUE TO DRY LIGHTNING AND  
GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ANOTHER ROUND OF MIXED WET AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED FOR  
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE BEST CHANCES FOR DRY LIGHTNING AND  
NEW LIGHTNING FIRE STARTS WILL BE OVER THE HUMBOLDT BASIN AND  
NORTHERN LAHONTAN BASIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE WEDNESDAY WITH DRY WEATHER  
EXPECTED BY FRIDAY. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY  
AS A TROUGH MOVES THROUGH THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  
 
NOTE: THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
NOTE: MIXING HEIGHTS ARE IN FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL OF THE VALLEY FLOORS.  
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS  
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/FIREWX/?WFO=REV  
 
NVZ450-160030-  
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........88-96.  
* MID SLOPE........84-94.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........11-19%.  
* MID SLOPE........11-21%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................2.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7200-8200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700-8700 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLEAR. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........48-58.  
* MID SLOPE........58-68.  
* 24 HR TREND......7 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........45-55%.  
* MID SLOPE........25-35%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................2.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......2700-3700 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........89-97.  
* MID SLOPE........84-94.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........10-18%.  
* MID SLOPE........11-19%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 MPH  
WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6800-7800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400-8400 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 46-56. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 88-96. LOWS 41-51. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 91-97. LOWS 41-51. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 93-99. LOWS 44-54. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 91-100. LOWS 48-58.  
 

 
 
CAZ272-160030-  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........76-86.  
* MID SLOPE........73-82.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........16-26%.  
* MID SLOPE........21-28%.  
* 24 HR TREND......4% DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......5900-6900 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........39-49.  
* MID SLOPE........49-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........63-73%.  
* MID SLOPE........31-41%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......2200-2900 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........76-86.  
* MID SLOPE........73-82.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........16-26%.  
* MID SLOPE........20-27%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......3-4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......5300-6300 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 40-50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN  
THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 76-86. LOWS 33-43. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 79-89. LOWS 33-43. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 79-89. LOWS 41-51.  
 

 
 
NVZ453-160030-  
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING DUE TO  
DRY LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........91-101.  
* MID SLOPE........89-99.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........8-16%.  
* MID SLOPE........10-15%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................2.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7800-8800 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........55-65.  
* MID SLOPE........61-71.  
* 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........33-43%.  
* MID SLOPE........20-30%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4-5.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......2900-3600 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........91-101.  
* MID SLOPE........89-99.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........8-14%.  
* MID SLOPE........9-14%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6300-7300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400-9400 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 56-66. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 90-98. LOWS 54-64. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 93-103. LOWS 54-64. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 93-103. LOWS 54-64.  
 

 
 
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-160030-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........88-98.  
* MID SLOPE........83-93.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........9-15%.  
* MID SLOPE........9-15%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6200-7200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7300-8300 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........44-54.  
* MID SLOPE........55-65.  
* 24 HR TREND......8 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........36-46%.  
* MID SLOPE........22-32%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4-5.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......3000-3700 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........87-97.  
* MID SLOPE........84-92.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........8-14%.  
* MID SLOPE........9-14%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6700-7700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500-8500 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 44-54. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 85-95. LOWS 39-49. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 88-98. LOWS 39-49. WEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 90-100. LOWS 44-54. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 90-100. LOWS 46-56.  
 

 
 
CAZ271-160030-  
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........84-94.  
* MID SLOPE........82-90.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-20%.  
* MID SLOPE........14-20%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......5600-6600 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........37-47.  
* MID SLOPE........49-59.  
* 24 HR TREND......5 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........53-63%.  
* MID SLOPE........32-42%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......2400-3400 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........84-94.  
* MID SLOPE........82-90.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........11-19%.  
* MID SLOPE........13-21%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......3-4.  
* LAL................1.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...0%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......5500-6500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 38-48. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH IN  
THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 84-92. LOWS 31-41. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 87-95. LOWS 31-41. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 88-98. LOWS 35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 88-97. LOWS 39-49.  
 

 
 
CAZ273-160030-  
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........78-88.  
* MID SLOPE........74-84.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.  
* MID SLOPE........15-25%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25  
MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......3-4.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6400-7400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 5300-6300 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........40-50.  
* MID SLOPE........48-58.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........59-69%.  
* MID SLOPE........40-50%.  
* 24 HR TREND......5% DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
* HAINES INDEX.......3.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......1900-2900 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....LIGHT WINDS.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........79-89.  
* MID SLOPE........74-84.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........13-23%.  
* MID SLOPE........13-23%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................2.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 41-51. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 80-90. LOWS 35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 83-93. LOWS 35-45. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 83-93. LOWS 41-51.  
 

 
 
NVZ459-160030-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-  
527 AM PDT WED AUG 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........87-97.  
* MID SLOPE........83-93.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........13-19%.  
* MID SLOPE........14-20%.  
* 24 HR TREND......LITTLE CHANGE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...10%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 5600-6600 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........53-63.  
* MID SLOPE........59-69.  
* 24 HR TREND......4 DEGREES COOLER.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........41-51%.  
* MID SLOPE........30-40%.  
* 24 HR TREND......4% DRIER.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE  
EVENING.  
* HAINES INDEX.......4.  
* LAL................3.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......2500-3500 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN 200-500  
FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........88-98.  
* MID SLOPE........84-94.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-17%.  
* MID SLOPE........13-18%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* HAINES INDEX.......5.  
* LAL................2.  
* CHC WETTING RAIN...5%.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-6900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500-8500 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. LOWS  
53-63. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 87-97. LOWS 53-63. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 90-100. LOWS 53-63. WEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 91-101. LOWS 53-63.  
 

 
 
.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (WED AUG 22 THROUGH TUE AUG 28)  
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.  
 
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