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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A SERIES OF SYSTEMS WILL MOVE INTO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY. OCCASIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS WILL OCCUR NEAR AND NORTH OF I-80  
ALONG WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS EACH DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR  
AVERAGE DURING THIS PERIOD, THEN DROP BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE END  
OF THE WEEK AS THE FLOW BECOMES NORTHWEST.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO  
 
NVZ450-241245-  
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........61-71.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........36-41.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........72-82%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........57-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........34-44%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST  
15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
WEST 25 TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP  
TO 65 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 34-39. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 60-65.  
LOWS 36-46. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 55-65.  
LOWS 36-46. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-64. LOWS 33-38. NORTHWEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 54-59. LOWS 30-40.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 62-67.  
 

 
 
CAZ272-241245-  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........47-57.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........20-30%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........28-33.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........83-93%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED  
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........43-48.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........41-51%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
INCREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 90 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 35 TO 45 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 25-30.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS  
25-30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 47-52.  
LOWS 29-39. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54. LOWS 27-37. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 25-35.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 53-58.  
 

 
 
NVZ453-241245-  
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........64-74.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........12-22%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........36-41.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........68-78%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........58-68.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........27-37%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20  
MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS  
TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35-45. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS  
37-47. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 58-68.  
LOWS 36-46. WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 34-44. NORTHWEST WINDS  
20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 33-43.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 59-69.  
 

 
 
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-241245-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........59-69.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........34-44.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........84-94%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........45-55%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25  
MPH INCREASING TO WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS  
TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH  
INCREASING TO 60 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33-43. WEST WINDS  
25 TO 30 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 35-45. WEST  
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 53-63. LOWS  
34-44. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS  
53-63. LOWS 31-41. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 30-40.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 57-67.  
 

 
 
CAZ271-241245-  
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........55-65.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........28-33.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........88-98%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........47-57.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........46-56%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25  
MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9000-10000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30-40. WEST WINDS  
20 TO 25 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 30-40.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 50-60. LOWS  
29-39. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 52-62.  
LOWS 27-37. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 27-37.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 58-68.  
 

 
 
CAZ273-241245-  
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........62-72.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........10-20%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........32-42.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........75-85%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........56-66.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........19-29%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 30 TO 50 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 85 MPH  
INCREASING TO 100 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 30 TO 50 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31-41. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-69. LOWS 31-41. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 31-41. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 29-39. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 51-61. LOWS 27-37.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 57-67.  
 

 
 
NVZ459-241245-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-  
542 AM PDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........66-76.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........10-19%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH  
INCREASING TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........CLEAR THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........37-42.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........58-68%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........60-70.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........27-37%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO WEST  
15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 37-47. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO  
25 MPH.    
TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 60-70. LOWS 40-50.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 38-48. NORTHWEST WINDS  
20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 53-63. LOWS 35-45.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 60-70.  
 

 
 
.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (SUN APR 30 THROUGH SAT MAY 6)  
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.  
 
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