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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST OFFSEASON FORMAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

NOTE:  THIS IS A RETRANSMISSION OF THE MORNING FORECAST... IT IS NOT
AN UPDATE. THE FORECAST IS ISSUED ONCE DAILY BY 730 AM IN THE OFFSEASON.


.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION TODAY BEFORE
ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE REGION ON FRIDAY,
BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF SIERRA RAIN/SNOW. MODERATE MIXING IS
EXPECTED TODAY WITH BETTER MIXING AND TRANSPORT WINDS FOR FRIDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN AGAIN FOR SUNDAY THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK WITH LIGHT WINDS AND POOR MIXING.


NOTE:  PLEASE SEE OPERATING PLAN FOR DETAILED ZONE DESCRIPTIONS
       HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/RENO

NVZ450-191430-
WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT-
INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE NF
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-26.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........44-49.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........50-60%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 26-31.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
44-49. LOWS 25-35. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-56. LOWS 27-32. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 27-32.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 49-54.

$$

CAZ272-191430-
GREATER LAKE TAHOE AREA-
INCLUDING THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN MANAGEMENT UNIT
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........19-29.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........38-43.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........47-57%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......9500-10000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 22-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 39-44. LOWS
21-26. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48. LOWS 26-36.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 43-48.

$$

NVZ453-191430-
WEST CENTRAL NEVADA BASIN AND RANGE-
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........90-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........51-61%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......7500-8000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 24-34. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
41-51. LOWS 26-36. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-55. LOWS 27-37. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 48-53. LOWS 26-36. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 46-51. LOWS 26-36.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-55.

$$

CAZ270-278-NVZ458-191430-
SURPRISE VALLEY CALIFORNIA-EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY-
NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY-
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                     MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........22-27.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........89-99%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW LIKELY AND CHANCE OF RAIN.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........66-76%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8000-8500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 26-31.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 37-47. LOWS
26-31. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 40-50. LOWS 27-32. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 28-33. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 28-33.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
44-49.

$$

CAZ271-191430-
WESTERN LASSEN-EASTERN PLUMAS-EASTERN SIERRA-EASTERN NEVADA COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NF
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........17-22.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........93-100%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........39-44.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........65-75%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9000 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 22-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS 39-44. LOWS
21-26. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-50. LOWS 22-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 22-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-49. LOWS 21-26.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 41-51.

$$

CAZ273-191430-
MONO-EASTERN ALPINE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING PORTIONS OF THE HUMBOLDT TOIYABE AND INYO NF
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........12-22.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH
                     AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*   RIDGE TOP........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                     SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS
                     UP TO 40 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........37-47.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........40-50%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MIXING HEIGHT......10500-11500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 17-27.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 38-48. LOWS
17-27. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44-54. LOWS 17-27. LIGHT WINDS.
.MONDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 20-30. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...CLEAR. HIGHS 47-52. LOWS 19-29.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 45-55.

$$

NVZ459-191430-
MINERAL AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES-
300 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
* MIN TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........21-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........88-98%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35
                     MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
* MAX TEMPERATURE....
*   VALLEYS..........41-51.
* MIN HUMIDITY.......
*   VALLEYS..........43-53%.
* 20-FOOT WINDS......
*   VALLEYS/SLOPE....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
*   RIDGE TOP........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
                     MPH.
* MIXING HEIGHT......8500-9500 FT MSL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH.


.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24-34. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
45-50. LOWS 25-35. LIGHT WINDS.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-57. LOWS 26-36.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 50-55. LOWS 26-36.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 47-57.

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (THU DEC 25 THROUGH WED DEC 31)
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

=
$$

HOON

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