702  
FNUS75 KREV 301602  
FWSREV  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SILVER LAKE FLOOD INCIDENT...CITY OF RENO  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
902 AM PDT THU MAR 30 2017  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT ROARED THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING.  
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR  
THE BALANCE OF TODAY. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE SOME TONIGHT BUT REMAIN  
GUSTY THROUGH FRIDAY. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY LOOK MAINLY DRY AND MILD  
WITH WINDS INCREASING AGAIN LATE SUNDAY. LIGHT SHOWERS ARE  
POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AS A WEAK SPRING STORM PASSES BY.  
SIMULATIONS CONTINUE TO SHOW POTENTIAL FOR AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER  
LANDFALL IN THE REGION LATE NEXT WEEK. WHILE ONLY LOW-MEDIUM  
CONFIDENCE RIGHT NOW, IF THIS OCCURS HEAVIER RAINS COULD RESULT IN  
INCREASED FLOOD RISK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SCATTERED RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-45%.  
SURFACE WINDS.......BRISK. NORTHWEST WINDS 17-22 MPH WITH GUSTS  
35-40 MPH.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....30%.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.06 INCHES OR UNDER 1 INCH OF SNOW ON NON-PAVED  
SURFACES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-29.  
MAX HUMIDITY........73-76%.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10-17 MPH. GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0 INCHES.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29-32%.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 7-12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0 INCHES.  
   
ATMOSPHERIC RIVER OUTLOOK
 
NO AR LANDFALLS THROUGH MID-NEXT WEEK.  
MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR AR LANDFALL ROUGHLY THURSDAY-SATURDAY  
TIMEFRAME NEXT WEEK. IF THIS SCENARIO OCCURS INCREASED FLOWS DUE  
TO RAIN AND/OR SNOWMELT ARE LIKELY.  
 

 
FORECASTER...CHRIS SMALLCOMB  
REQUESTED BY...CHIEF BOB LEIGHTON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT  
.TAG 1705362.2/REV  
 
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