255  
FNUS75 KREV 211944  
FWSREV  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RED CANYON...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
1244 PM PDT THU SEP 21 2023  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1300 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 21.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
* A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA TODAY WITH MUCH COOLER  
TEMPERATURES, PERIODS OF BREEZY WEST WINDS, AS WELL AS SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
* DRY AND MILD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
* THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS AND CHANCES FOR  
SHOWERS EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TEMPERATURE.........51-55 AT FORECAST START...MAX 52-56.  
RH..................44-48% AT FORECAST START...MIN 40-44%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS NORTH-NORTHWEST AT 4-8 MPH AT FORECAST  
START...OTHERWISE INCREASING TO WEST 10-15 MPH  
GUSTS TO 25 IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AD ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1400, THEN 2.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....15%.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400-8400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15-20 MPH.  
VENTILATION.........VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 AT FORECAST START...MAX 3.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37-42.  
RH..................MAX 63-71%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 11-16 MPH DECREASING TO 7-10 MPH IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
LAL.................1.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....5%.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600 FT AGL  
OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15-20 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH  
OVERNIGHT.  
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT DECREASING TO MARGINAL TO POOR IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58-62.  
RH..................MIN 27-30%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE 3-7 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 4-8 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LAL.................1.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL IN THE MORNING THEN 3700-4700 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE MORNING, THEN  
BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
VENTILATION.........POOR TO FAIR.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
 

 
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TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
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