543  
FNUS55 KREV 271208  
FWFREV  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE CURRENT STORM BRINGING SHOWERS TO THE REGION WILL MOVE EAST  
TODAY. A BREAK DEVELOPS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK RIDGE BUILDS  
AND TEMPERATURES REBOUND. ANOTHER STORM LATER IN THE WEEK WITH  
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
POSSIBLE IN THE BASIN AND RANGE THURSDAY. A RIDGE RETURNS FOR THE  
FIRST PART OF THE WEEKEND.  
 
NOTE: PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO  
 
NVZ450-281215-  
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........50-55.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........27-37%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........28-33.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........81-91%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH  
IN THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........56-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........20-30%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29-34. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 66-71. LOWS 35-45. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 53-58. LOWS  
31-41. WEST 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.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 66-71.  
 

 
 
CAZ272-281215-  
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS  
IN THE MORNING.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........40-45.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........39-49%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH  
DECREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......10000-11000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........18-28.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........86-96%.  
* 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 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
INCREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........44-54.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........32-42%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6500-7500 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 21-31. LIGHT WINDS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 52-62.  
LOWS 25-35. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 41-46. 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 19-29.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 50-60.  
 

 
 
NVZ453-281215-  
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE  
DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........47-57.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........26-36%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........27-37.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........82-92%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH  
DECREASING TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........57-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.  
* 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.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29-39. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 61-71.  
LOWS 37-47. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 51-61. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 27-37. NORTH WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 61-66. LOWS 27-37.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-72.  
 

 
 
CAZ270-278-NVZ458-281215-  
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-  
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE  
DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........45-55.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........36-46%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........26-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........87-97%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* 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.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE MORNING.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........MARGINAL.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30-40. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 61-71. LOWS  
35-45. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS  
28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 25-35. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 60-65. LOWS 27-37.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 61-71.  
 

 
 
CAZ271-281215-  
WESTERN LASSEN/EASTERN PLUMAS/EASTERN SIERRA/EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........43-53.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........33-43%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........VERY GOOD.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........20-30.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........87-97%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN  
THE EVENING.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........52-62.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........26-36%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......6000-7000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24-34. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS  
26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS  
18-28. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 49-59. LOWS 18-28. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 57-67. LOWS 21-31.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 59-69.  
 

 
 
CAZ273-281215-  
MONO AND EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........43-53.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........20-30%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH  
DECREASING TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......12000-13000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........18-28.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........81-91%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........51-61.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........15-25%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 70 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-9000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........FAIR.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 19-29. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 58-68. LOWS 22-32. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS  
20-30. WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 20-30. NORTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 55-65. LOWS 20-30.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 60-70.  
 

 
 
NVZ459-281215-  
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-  
508 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........47-57.  
* MIN HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........21-31%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH INCREASING TO 15  
TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45  
MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......11000-12000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........EXCELLENT.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE....  
* VALLEYS..........28-38.  
* MAX HUMIDITY.......  
* VALLEYS..........72-82%.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS......  
* VALLEYS/SLOPE....NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH  
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* 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 35  
MPH.  
* RIDGE TOP........NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.  
* MIXING HEIGHT......7000-8000 FT MSL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
* VENTILATION........GOOD.  
 
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29-39. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 62-72. LOWS 37-47. WEST WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW SHOWERS AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 52-62. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 30 TO 35 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-58. LOWS 27-37. NORTHWEST WINDS  
25 TO 30 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. HIGHS 56-66. LOWS 29-39.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS 63-73.  
 

 
 
.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (MON APR 3 THROUGH SUN APR 9)  
NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION.  
 
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