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 Temp 36.1°F, Wind 7 @ SW (225°) - Gust 0, RH 90%, Pr 29.77, HI 2, LAL 1, CWR 70% (441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017 )

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEVADA

    
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FNUS55 KLKN 211141
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Northern and Central Nevada
National Weather Service Elko NV
Issued by National Weather Service RENO NV
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Valley rain and mountain snow will continue through today and this
evening and snow levels will dip to about 6000 feet by late this
afternoon and early this evening. Several inches of snow accumulation
is expected above 6000 feet, especially across the higher terrain of
Elko and White Pine Counties. Cool weather continues into Sunday with
occasional showers.

Note:  See Fire Weather Discussion in the Area Forecast Discussion
for more info
Note:  Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds
Note:  CWR means precipitation totals will be more than 0.10 inches
Note:  Winds in the extended forecast are average daytime winds

NVZ467-220015-
Central and Western Humboldt County-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow likely.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........48-53.
*   Mid slope........41-51.
*   24 hr trend......8-12 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid slope........38-48%.
*   24 hr trend......4-6% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                     becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph in the
                     afternoon.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
                     night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........27-37.
*   Mid slope........33-43.
*   24 hr trend......6-8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........64-74%.
*   Mid slope........68-78%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
                     Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
*   Ridge top........Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........49-54.
*   Mid slope........42-52.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........26-36%.
*   Mid slope........35-45%.
*   24 hr trend......3-5% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers. Lows
27-37. . Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 53-58. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 58-68. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 61-71. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 64-74. .
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 35-45. Highs 67-77. .

$$

NVZ468-220015-
Eastern Humboldt County and Northwestern Elko County-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow likely in the morning, then rain
                     and snow in the afternoon.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........43-53.
*   Mid slope........36-46.
*   24 hr trend......12-14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........41-51%.
*   Mid slope........48-58%.
*   24 hr trend......10-12% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                     becoming north 10 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...45%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
                     night.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........29-34.
*   Mid slope........32-42.
*   24 hr trend......3-5 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........76-86%.
*   Mid slope........78-88%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph in the
                     evening becoming downslope/down valley winds 2
                     to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........Northwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........45-55.
*   Mid slope........38-48.
*   24 hr trend......2-3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........28-38%.
*   Mid slope........34-44%.
*   24 hr trend......8-11% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...10%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 25-35.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 48-58. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 54-64. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 29-39. Highs 58-68. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 31-41. Highs 61-71. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 33-43. Highs 65-75. .

$$

NVZ469-220015-
Southwestern and Central Elko County-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........39-49.
*   Mid slope........35-45.
*   24 hr trend......10-14 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........56-66%.
*   Mid slope........61-71%.
*   24 hr trend......30-35% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Showers likely in the evening, then chance of
                     showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........21-31.
*   Mid slope........29-39.
*   24 hr trend......6-9 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........86-96%.
*   Mid slope........88-98%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...40%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers through the
                     day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........41-51.
*   Mid slope........37-47.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........35-45%.
*   Mid slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......16-22% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 20-30. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of snow showers. Highs
44-54. . Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 20-30. Highs 50-60. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 22-32. Highs 53-63. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 57-67. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 61-71. .

$$

NVZ470-220015-
Eastern Elko County-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........40-45.
*   Mid slope........35-45.
*   24 hr trend......16-20 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........60-70%.
*   Mid slope........64-74%.
*   24 hr trend......35-40% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......10000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 6 to 12 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...80%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Showers in the evening, then chance of showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........23-33.
*   Mid slope........30-40.
*   24 hr trend......6-8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........86-96%.
*   Mid slope........86-96%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...50%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-47.
*   Mid slope........35-45.
*   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........38-48%.
*   Mid slope........42-52%.
*   24 hr trend......20-25% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...15%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers. Lows 23-33. .
Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 46-56. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 24-34. Highs 49-59. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 52-62. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 55-65. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 57-67. .

$$

NVZ454-220015-
Central Lander and Eureka Counties-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........42-52.
*   Mid slope........38-48.
*   24 hr trend......20-24 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........43-53%.
*   Mid slope........47-57%.
*   24 hr trend......20-25% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph. Gusts
                     up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...70%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Showers likely in the evening, then slight
                     chance of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........23-33.
*   Mid slope........30-40.
*   24 hr trend......8-10 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........80-90%.
*   Mid slope........86-96%.
*   24 hr trend......Little change.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
                     around 25 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........44-54.
*   Mid slope........39-49.
*   24 hr trend......2-3 degrees warmer.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........29-39%.
*   Mid slope........33-43%.
*   24 hr trend......14-18% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......12000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 22-32.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 47-57. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 52-62. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 56-66. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 27-37. Highs 60-70. .
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 63-73. .

$$

NVZ455-220015-
White Pine County-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........50-60.
*   Mid slope........47-57.
*   24 hr trend......20-24 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........53-63%.
*   Mid slope........57-67%.
*   24 hr trend......34-38% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph. Gusts
                     up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........South 20 to 30 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...75%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Showers in the evening, then chance of showers
                     after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........22-32.
*   Mid slope........30-40.
*   24 hr trend......8-12 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........85-95%.
*   Mid slope........87-97%.
*   24 hr trend......15-20% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...55%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Chance of showers through the
                     day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........43-53.
*   Mid slope........39-49.
*   24 hr trend......4-8 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........34-42%.
*   Mid slope........39-49%.
*   24 hr trend......20-25% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Haines Index.......2.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 15 to 20 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...5%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 21-31.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers. Highs 45-55. .
Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 22-32. Highs
50-60. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 24-34. Highs 53-63. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 25-35. Highs 56-66. .
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 59-69. .

$$

NVZ457-220015-
Northern Nye County/Lander and Eureka Counties South of Highway 50-
441 AM PDT Thu Sep 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather........Rain and snow through the day.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........53-63.
*   Mid slope........47-57.
*   24 hr trend......20-24 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........35-45%.
*   Mid slope........41-51%.
*   24 hr trend......22-26% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph
                     becoming northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts
                     around 25 mph in the afternoon.
*   Ridge top........Southwest 15 to 25 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......9000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....West 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...65%.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather........Showers likely in the evening. Slight chance
                     of showers after midnight.
* Min Temperature....
*   Valleys..........25-35.
*   Mid slope........31-41.
*   24 hr trend......6-8 degrees cooler.
* Max humidity.......
*   Valleys..........75-85%.
*   Mid slope........72-82%.
*   24 hr trend......12-16% wetter.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts
                     around 25 mph in the evening becoming
                     downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 15 to 20 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Chc Wetting Rain...30%.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/weather........Partly sunny. Slight chance of showers.
* Max Temperature....
*   Valleys..........47-57.
*   Mid slope........42-52.
*   24 hr trend......4-6 degrees cooler.
* Min humidity.......
*   Valleys..........25-35%.
*   Mid slope........31-41%.
*   24 hr trend......10-14% drier.
* 20-foot winds......
*   Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope/up valley winds 4 to 8 mph.
*   Ridge top........West 6 to 12 mph.
* Haines Index.......3.
* LAL................1.
* Mixing Height......11000 ft msl.
* Transport winds....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
* Chc Wetting Rain...0%.


.Extended...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers. Lows 26-36.
. Downslope/down valley winds 2 to 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs 51-61. . Upslope/up valley winds
4 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 26-36. Highs 56-66. .
.MONDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 28-38. Highs 60-70. .
.TUESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 30-40. Highs 64-74. .
.WEDNESDAY...Clear. Lows 32-42. Highs 67-77. .

$$


.8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR (THU SEP 28 through WED OCT 4)
Above normal temperatures and Below normal precipitation.

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